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When you play this kind of game you just need to win. Despite Chelsea keeping a clean sheet on the south coast, Sinclair was not convinced by Luiz and thinks in a crucial Champions League group game Christensen would be the better bet. He said to BT Sport: "The season is long, you never know what can happen. And we are ready to play both". The Belgian missed Chelsea's first three games of the season after undergoing surgery on his broken ankle in the summer and did not start a game in ...
  • Kyle Busch to race for title after Martinsville victory

    Kyle Busch to race for title after Martinsville victory

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    Elliott led the First Data 500 with three laps remaining in what truly was an entertaining race. Stage 2: Kyle Busch led for nearly the entire stage, but with two laps to go, Keselowski managed to pass him and steal his second stage win of the day and eighth of the season.
  • The Oakland Raiders Take on the Buffalo Bills in Buffalo

    The Oakland Raiders Take on the Buffalo Bills in Buffalo

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    The Bills came in looking to string together back to back victories, especially following an eventful week as they traded away defensive tackle Marcel Dareus to the Jacksonville Jaguars . The Bills would have to settle for a Stephen Hauschka field goal from 35-yards out. Safety Micah Hyde 's interception of a pass tipped by linebacker Preston Brown on the third play of Oakland's ensuing drive led to a 44-yard Hauschka field goal that extended the Bills' lead to 20-7.
  • Roger Federer beats Adrian Mannarino at Swiss Indoors

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    Federer came back to win the match in Shanghai Masters, and he expects a tough match against the fourth seed on Sunday. It's hard to start out and play your absolute best next time. Federer broke serve in the opening game but Del Potro hit back immediately when Federer netted a backhand. 'I don't have any big problem with my physique, I'm just exhausted because I've played a lot of matches.
  • Most Houston Texans players kneel after 'inmate' comments from owner

    Most Houston Texans players kneel after 'inmate' comments from owner

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    McNair's comment was made during the owners meetings in NY earlier in October when player demonstrations during the national anthem were discussed. McNair's comments were revealed in an ESPN The Magazine feature story published on Friday that gave an inside account of the NFL's prolonged struggles with their response to national anthem protests.
  • Atlanta Falcons edge New York Jets to end skid vs. AFC East

    Atlanta Falcons edge New York Jets to end skid vs. AFC East

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    After blowing 14-point leads in back-to-back losses , the New York Jets placed such an emphasis on winning the fourth quarter that it became the theme in every aspect of their game prep - on the practice field, in the meeting rooms and in the weight room.
  • 76ers' rookie Fultz (shoulder) out indefinitely

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    Now he joins Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid as heralded Sixers draft picks who missed time during their rookie seasons because of injury. Fultz will be re-evaluated by doctors in three weeks. Originally, the 76ers said nothing was wrong with Fultz, and then questioned whether Fultz tweaked his shoulder while messing with his jump shot release.
  • Georgia, Ohio State move up

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    The Bulldogs received two first-place votes, while conference rival Alabama received the other 59 to remain atop the pole. Clemson, Penn State, Oklahoma, Miami (FL) and TCU round out this week's top 10. Can Alabama and Georgia keep their ideal records through the rest of their conference schedule? The top-ranked team from a non-Power Five conference is No.
  • Texans activate OT Duane Brown after holdout

    Texans activate OT Duane Brown after holdout

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    On CBS' "The NFL Today", Brown, who most recently preached at a downtown Houston church during Super Bowl week, said McNair's remarks were "appropriately criticized for being insensitive at best". He also had some colorful language to describe the National Football League trade rumors that CBS Sports was reporting earlier in the day. McNair released a second statement, arguing that he was referring to the NFL league office, not the players when he made the comment.
  • Travis Benjamin's punt return could be worst in history

    Travis Benjamin's punt return could be worst in history

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    Rivers' desparation pass was intercepted on the 1-yard line by Jonathan Jones to seal the win. The Patriots only scored one offensive touchdown in their 21-13 win over Los Angeles and allowed an 87-yard touchdown run, but they came away from the game 6-2 heading into their bye week.
  • Man United defeat not down to Harry Kane absence - Mauricio Pochettino

    Man United defeat not down to Harry Kane absence - Mauricio Pochettino

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    Pochettino is focusing on those positives. The players are not machines and it is so hard to cope with worldwide duty and playing every three days. There is no sense in taking that risk and making the problem bigger. "That only describes one small situation that is not for putting in the headlines of the newspapers, because there's nothing wrong". "I don't like to speak about my book because it's in the past and we wrote the book in different circumstances to today - that happened a year ago".
  • Bears lose Zach Miller to gruesome leg injury on negated touchdown

    Bears lose Zach Miller to gruesome leg injury on negated touchdown

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    Miller landed awkardly, with his left leg bending in a direction that it was not made to bend. Rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky floated up a well-thrown ball to the endzone, and Miller went up and grabbed it. He suffered an injury during the 2012-13 preseason, and was subsequently released from the team. Like trying to bounce back and continue his career after what appears nearly certainly be at least a season ending injury.
  • Real Madrid coach Zidane: It doesn't matter where Kiko Casilla was born

    Real Madrid coach Zidane: It doesn't matter where Kiko Casilla was born

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    Girona then held on for the win, defending stoutly, while still posing a threat for a fully deserved three points, as Madrid slipped to their first away defeat in the league this season. City loanee Pablo Maffeo nearly gave the hosts a dream start when he cut inside and drilled a low effort which cannoned back off the post on the 11th minute.
  • Wozniacki fights off Williams comeback

    Wozniacki fights off Williams comeback

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    From that point the momentum really swung hard towards the Dane as she closed in on her first ever win over Williams. Despite the disappointment in defeat for the evergreen Williams, reaching the final in Singapore caps a resurgent 12 months of her own.
  • Nationals to hire Cubs bench coach Davey Martinez as next manager

    Nationals to hire Cubs bench coach Davey Martinez as next manager

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    The agreement with Martinez was first reported Sunday by The Washington Post . Martinez becomes the seventh full-time manager for the Nats since they moved from Montreal before the 2005 season. The Cubs eliminated the Nationals in five games in the National League Divisional Series. Martinez replaces Dusty Baker, who was let go when his two-year contract ended this season.
  • Cousins' Triple-double Powers Pelicans Past Cavs, 123-101

    Cousins' Triple-double Powers Pelicans Past Cavs, 123-101

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    The early season struggles can be attributed to a number of factors. "If we are going to be successful it can't just be two guys, just AD and DeMarcus", coach Alvin Gentry said before the game. On the negative side, we've had more lulls than we've had spurts, and teams - we always know every year - when we have lulls, teams make us pay. "These guys are National Basketball Association players", Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue told reporters .
  • Stewards take no further action against Max Verstappen

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    However, Verstappen was quick to proclaim his innocence, telling Sky Sports: "There is no incident, for me". Really, really happy with the lap I had today. "I don't know how the rule book exactly says, but what I know is that it ruined my lap and I only had one attempt in quali 3 instead of two". "Had a moment at [Turn] six, almost lost the vehicle, but managed to go through without any time loss and from there I felt really comfortable to push until the end and obviously when I saw how ...
  • Coyotes fall to Devils, tie worst start in National Hockey League history

    Coyotes fall to Devils, tie worst start in National Hockey League history

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    It's a trait their modern-day descendants appear to be developing. Staring at a 2-0 first-period deficit, the Devils (7-2-0, 14 points) scored the game's next four goals to grab a 4-2 lead late in the third period. The Coyotes tied it at 2-2 when Brendan Perlini scored from the slot 48 seconds later. "They're just not getting wins right now". "I think last year, especially at the end of the year, we were finding ways to lose games, and this year it's just that extra inch, that extra play ...
  • Penn State! Alabama, Georgia should be top two in playoff poll

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    He completed 33-of-39 passes for 328 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions.McSorley completed 17-of-29 passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions. Heisman, not Superman: Saquon Barkley should win the Heisman Trophy but he can't do it all: Barkley stunned the crowd with a 97-yard touchdown return of the opening kickoff, and later scored on a 36-yard run where he showed nimble footwork against the sideline.