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Is it too early? Quarterback Baker Mayfield and the Oklahoma Sooners , officially threw their hat in the national championship ring with a 31-16 road win at No. "Right now, it's not even a question", Meyer said about playing another quarterback. "We do have to play in sync". Maybe the best game Barrett played in 2014 - maybe the best game he ever played at Ohio State - was OSU's 49-37 win at Michigan State.
  • Chelsea v Qarabag preview: Antonio Conte will not risk Eden Hazard

    Chelsea v Qarabag preview: Antonio Conte will not risk Eden Hazard

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    I have to check and then to make the best decision. Eden Hazard meanwhile made his Chelsea return on Saturday, coming off the bench having undergone ankle surgery in the summer. "The English teams have another difficulty because the league is very tough here". Qarabag , known as the "Caucasian Barcelona", battled into the group stage with wins over Georgian side Samtredia, Moldovan champions Sheriff Tiraspol and Danish title-holders Copenhagen.
  • Federer looks for revenge over Del Potro in last eight

    Federer looks for revenge over Del Potro in last eight

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    Federer said he was anxious about his movement in his first-round match against 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe, then had timing issues in his second-rounder against 35-year-old Russian Mikhail Youzhny - and both of those contests went five sets.
  • Indians Register 19th Straight Win Behind Carlos Carrasco, Francisco Lindor

    Indians Register 19th Straight Win Behind Carlos Carrasco, Francisco Lindor

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    Francisco Lindor tripled home three runs off rookie Myles Jaye (0-1) in the second inning, and the Indians, who haven't lost since August 23, added another blowout to their growing list of lopsided conquests. Gonzalez, who as mentioned above replaced Ramirez, has appeared in 50 games in his second season with the Indians. They finish their series with the slumping Tigers Wednesday, before opening a four-game home series against the Kansas City Royals.
  • New England Patriots 4 Down Review: Week 1 vs Chiefs

    New England Patriots 4 Down Review: Week 1 vs Chiefs

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    The Patriots have the luxury of having the best coach in the business. Quarterback Alex Smith credited Hunt with keeping the Chiefs in the game. After leading the team in receptions and yards past year, it will take some time for the team to adjust without him.
  • Flight cancellations mount as Irma pushes north from Florida

    Flight cancellations mount as Irma pushes north from Florida

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    United hadn't posted an update Sunday other than saying all flights to Florida were canceled Monday. Irma has already trashed airports, buildings and roads in the Caribbean. Flights for Orlando and Tampa from Gatwick are still operating as normal but are also being reviewed. Grounding crews at major hubs like at Atlanta keeps them and the aircraft safe but also keeps the carriers ready to spring back into action with a close-to-full schedule as soon as conditions allow them ...
  • Juventus coach Allegri would welcome Barcelona draw

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    Juventus may have lost last season's final 1-4 to Real Madrid, but they claimed Barcelona's scalp along the way, beating the Catalan's 3-0 in Turin and holding on for a 0-0 draw in Camp Nou. I'd be tempted to lay Over 2.5 Goals at [1.74 ], but I'm happy to support Juve, and one of their two brilliant Argentine centre-forwards, to have success here once again.
  • Indians outfielder Bradley Zimmer out for season

    Indians outfielder Bradley Zimmer out for season

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    He struck out the first two hitters and retired Trey Mancini to end the game. The Indians are a game ahead of Houston for the league's best record and reduced their magic number to clinch the AL Central to seven. When you do that your whole world opens up", said Orioles manager Buck Showalter, whose team has suddenly stopped scoring runs. Game notes: Law of averages, right? Kipnis, Brantley, and Miller could all be back within a week.
  • Louisville Is Planning Something Special For Saturday's Game vs. Clemson

    Louisville Is Planning Something Special For Saturday's Game vs. Clemson

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    RECEIVER - Jaylen Smith , Louisville , Sr., WR, 6-4, 220, Pascagoula, Miss. Smith has been just as impressive, being named the ACC Receiver of the Week after his performance against the Tar Heels. On the day the Tigers only came up with 285 yards of offense but only allowed Auburn 117 yards. O'Daniel had a career-high 14 tackles, including a career-high 10 primary hits in Clemson's win over Auburn.
  • Unlikely Hero: Raiders kicker Giorgio Tavecchio wins game ball vs. Titans

    Unlikely Hero: Raiders kicker Giorgio Tavecchio wins game ball vs. Titans

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    The Raiders tried out some veteran kickers earlier this week as they discussed the restructured contract with Janikowski, amid reports that Janikowski's back wasn't feeling well. Giorgio Tavecchio has been promoted from the team's practice squad and will be the team's kicker until further notice. Mason Crosby converted under 64 percent of his field goal attempts previous year, so the Packers are bringing in offseason competition.
  • Ezekiel Elliott runs over Giants after stiff-arming Goodell

    Ezekiel Elliott runs over Giants after stiff-arming Goodell

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    Elliott has denied the accusations, and his legal defense team has stated the National Football League used improper procedures to come to their final decision of a six-game suspension. New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension over "Deflategate" was delayed by a year when a federal judge ruled in his favor. Put simply, the league believes that the Brady precedent makes it much harder for Elliott to show a likelihood of ultimate success in the litigation, which is one of the ...
  • Kentucky woman kidnapped, assaulted; her 5-year-old son found dead

    Kentucky woman kidnapped, assaulted; her 5-year-old son found dead

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    We're told the last time she saw James, he was in the woods and she didn't know where he went. Durham suffered multiple injuries from the alleged attack, including numerous broken bones, internal bleeding and head trauma. "Any time a case involves a child, its tugs on the heartstrings of all law enforcement". The family tells WKYT the boy's mother, Jessica Spoonamore, is in critical condition at UK Hospital.
  • Patriots replace field turf after 1 game

    Patriots replace field turf after 1 game

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    Since it was installed in May, the field also has been used by the New England Revolution. The Patriots first replaced their grass field with artificial turf midway through the 2006 season. The New England Patriots go through turf like their AFC East opponents cycle through head coaches. This isn't the first time New England has changed its turf up in the middle of the season as Gillette's surface went from grass to FieldTurf's synthetic after a November 12, 2006 game against the New ...
  • Fired-up James Faulkner back for Australia

    Fired-up James Faulkner back for Australia

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    The report added that since the game is not an official List A contest, both, the touring Australians and the Indian Board President's XI teams, can field more than 11 players. I am excited to back in the group. I don't really want to talk about the past. "It's a good opportunity to play against a very good opposition in their own country", he added.
  • National Football League to appeal court decision blocking Elliott's suspension

    National Football League to appeal court decision blocking Elliott's suspension

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    With the injunction, Elliott likely will be able to continue playing as the legal process plays out. After winning the NFL's rushing crown as a rookie in 2016, Elliott was handed a six-game suspension by the NFL on August 11 for violating the league's personal conduct policy following a year-long investigation into alleged physical assaults.
  • Saints can't use franchise tag on Drew Brees, report says

    Saints can't use franchise tag on Drew Brees, report says

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    That's a lot to ask a unit that's never played together (in a game), though, and considering the frightful taste that they left in our mouths in 2016, it's definitely something that should worry the purple going into tonight's game. The total hit the betting board at 48 and has yet to change. I have the Vikings winning this game, 21-17. After an unimpressive showing in preseason, they will need to control the ball with the running game and Dalvin Cook to keep it away from a potent New ...
  • India name squad for Australia ODIs

    India name squad for Australia ODIs

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    Since we are playing at home, there will be more pressure on us. Kohli is in red-hot form as he was the highest run getter in the five-match series against Sri Lanka with a tally of 330 runs, which included two centuries and a fifty. Smith and his six Test teammates who landed in Chennai from their recent tour of Bangladesh on Saturday night missed Australia's training session at the Chepauk Stadium on Sunday morning, while the other seven players in the ODI squad - Head, Aaron Finch, ...
  • Deshaun Watson replaces Tom Savage in loss to Jags

    Deshaun Watson replaces Tom Savage in loss to Jags

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    The Texans suffered quite a few injuries against the Jags and given the fact that they only have three days to rest before their next game is not good. "It was all right", Watson said of his performance. Watson ended up completing 12 of 23 passes for 102 yards. "A learning lesson. You live and learn".
  • DoD Continues Caribbean, Florida Hurricane Response Operations

    DoD Continues Caribbean, Florida Hurricane Response Operations

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    Davis said department assets will continue to conduct the evacuation of U.S. citizens from St. Martin in the Leeward Islands when weather permits, and will provide humanitarian assistance - including water, sanitation, logistics support, movement of disaster relief personnel and humanitarian commodities movement - in response to U.S.
  • Tropical Storm Irma's rain bands, strong wind reach metro Atlanta

    Tropical Storm Irma's rain bands, strong wind reach metro Atlanta

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    At least five deaths are now associated with Irma in Florida, according to officials. Tropical-storm-force winds remain the most risky and severe possible impact from this storm, experts say. 45-55mph sustained winds are possible in Columbus and surrounding areas with up to 70mph wind gusts. Ahead of the storm, Governor Nathan Deal asked schools and businesses to close Monday and Tuesday.
  • Liverpool to appeal against length of Sadio Mané ban

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    I don't know if it was a red card". He could have given a yellow. His eyes are on the ball, it's ridiculous. City's ruthlessness in being able to win the game emphatically was a marker of their readiness to mount a sustained title challenge, whereas Liverpool's collapse should set alarm bells ringing for Klopp.
  • Manchester City sign American Erik Palmer-Brown

    Manchester City sign American Erik Palmer-Brown

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    It is encouraging that the club are looking to buy young talent but it is a risky move for Palmer-Brown as recent history has shown that City are not willing to give first-team opportunities to their upcoming players. Palmer-Brown appears to be very highly rated in Europe as Italian giants Juventus reportedly attempted to acquire his services three years ago. Given the Citizens' squad depth, it is most likely that Palmer-Brown will be loaned out upon making the move to England.