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United, meanwhile, are more pragmatic. Stoke are liable to be risky given that they will be searching for a reaction to the recent defeats by both Newcastle and Bristol City. Some caution is needed for both United and City. Pep Guardiola's men had beaten the Hornets 5-0 in their last meeting just before the end of last season, and went into the game full of confidence after beating Liverpool 5-0 last Saturday and Feyenoord 4-0 away from home in the Champions League in midweek.
  • West Indies wins toss, bowls 1st in 2nd ODI against England

    West Indies wins toss, bowls 1st in 2nd ODI against England

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    With the performance he became the ninth West Indies bowler to make the honors board at the home of cricket (Lord's), joining the likes of legends Courtney Walsh, Malcolm Marshall and Andy Roberts. "He said he felt something the other night", explained Law. England captain Eoin Morgan says his side's task will be made no easier if Gayle - who was replaced by Kyle Hope - misses the rest of the series.
  • Bristol City frustrated at FA silence over Mark Sampson before his sacking

    Bristol City frustrated at FA silence over Mark Sampson before his sacking

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    Having previously been cleared of any wrongdoing, Mark Sampson has been sacked as England women's head coach following evidence of unidentified "inappropriate and unacceptable" behaviour with female players in a previous job. "There was a full investigation, a proper investigation, an assessment process and when the report concluded in March 2015 he was deemed not to be a safeguarding risk", Glenn said, per the Guardian .
  • Former Yankee sentenced to 8 years on corruption charges

    Former Yankee sentenced to 8 years on corruption charges

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    He was placed under six months of house arrest in February for his role in an embezzlement scandal that saw 300 million pesos embezzled during his term. He initially ran on the ballot of the Dominican Liberation Party, but switched to the Dominican Revolutionary Party over a year later. Raul Mondesi while playing for the Atlanta Braves in 2005.
  • Celtic's Jozo Simunovic and Moussa Dembele expected to be ready for Rangers

    Celtic's Jozo Simunovic and Moussa Dembele expected to be ready for Rangers

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    What we did very well tonight was we had a rest with the ball. That tires the opponent and then you break through. 'I'm not so sure he can come in and play three games in a row. "It's a lot harder when you don't have the ball and you need to chase it". Moussa has had a good week and will be ready for Saturday. Dundee were still in this game - midfielder A-Jay Leitch-Smith also had a clear run on Gordon only for him to be overhauled by the imperious tracking work of Scott Brown - but the ...
  • Umpire turns down Hardik Pandya's wicket: Here's why

    Umpire turns down Hardik Pandya's wicket: Here's why

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    Indian allrounder Hardik Pandya dominated Zampa's leg spin, taking 23 of the 24 runs scored in the 37th over of Sunday's first ODI in Chennai where Australia went 1-0 down in the five-match series. The last laugh was more of a late chuckle for Zampa after Pandya smashed 83 off 66. "I guess the message to Zampa as well was to try and bring his length back a little bit".
  • DeNiro leads tributes to 'Raging Bull' Jake LaMotta

    DeNiro leads tributes to 'Raging Bull' Jake LaMotta

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    LaMotta threw a fight against Billy Fox, at the behest of the mob, in exchange for a shot at the middleweight championship. In their final fight, a gruesomely intriguing slugfest known as boxing's version of the St. He served six months on a chain gang in Florida after he was convicted of corrupting the morals of a minor for introducing men to an underage girl at a club he owned in Miami.
  • From misfit to mainstay: Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Manchester United transformation

    From misfit to mainstay: Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Manchester United transformation

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    As for the Citizens, who are 5/4 (2 .25) to be defeated in the Premier League before their rivals , a tough trial awaits for them at the end of September in the shape of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. "But you know when you play for Man United wining is an expectation and an obligation but I like that obligation to be honest". We won three titles last season , and the FA Cup the year before, and that is what he wants.
  • Tim Krul leaves NUFC to sign for Brighton

    Tim Krul leaves NUFC to sign for Brighton

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    Krul was a well-liked figure at St James Park having made 185 appearances in all competitions for the Magpies after joining in 2005 from Dutch outfit ADO Den Haag. Krul could be named on Brighton's bench for the visit of fourth-placed United, who have won their last three league fixtures. Deezer Presents: Defending in Numbers - check out the latest Deezer Originals podcast, covering all of the major talking points from the the Premier League and beyond.
  • Former Man Utd star defends Cavani, calls Dani Alves 'Neymar's b****'

    Former Man Utd star defends Cavani, calls Dani Alves 'Neymar's b****'

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    The striker's future at Parc de Princes is growing increasingly uncertain after Cavani was involved in a bust-up with club record signing Neymar last Saturday. "He was like a little boy annoying him,"‎ he said. His former club Napoli are also sniffing aroudn the 30-year-old. According to Spanish source AS, as quoted by Sky Sports , PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has reportedly offered Cavani to reigning La Liga and Champions League winners Real Madrid .
  • Jose Mourinho On The Verge Of Breaking Sir Alex Ferguson's Phenomenal Record

    Jose Mourinho On The Verge Of Breaking Sir Alex Ferguson's Phenomenal Record

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    Despite the expensive additions to the team, Everton have gotten off to a very rough start as they're now 18th in the Premie League table, having taken just four points from their first five matches. "Then I thought it was only possible 1-0 or 2-0, I never thought it could be 1-1". The Manchester United midfielder stressed the importance of the team player that the Belgian is and feels his unselfish desire to work hard for his own team-mates makes him such an important cog in Jose ...
  • West Brom v Manchester City preview: Ederson may be rested

    West Brom v Manchester City preview: Ederson may be rested

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    Marcus Rashford's brace inspired holders United to a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Burton at Old Trafford. The centre-back is set to face Manchester City in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday for the first time since they had two offers rejected for the Northern Ireland worldwide.
  • Tough test for Bills 'D' against red hot Broncos

    Tough test for Bills 'D' against red hot Broncos

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    That growth can't happen fast enough. The Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bills face off in week 3 National Football League action from New Era Field on Sunday afternoon. "Because we know we can do it". "I am going to be in that position again", he said. After Week Two's touchdown-less performance, the glaring issue for the Buffalo Bills is with their new corps of wide receivers.
  • Herrera heaps pressure on City

    Herrera heaps pressure on City

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    Ander Herrera believes that Manchester United can keep hold of David De Gea but need to win trophies in order to do so. "We have quality as well but because of the money they have spent, they are the favourites". Both sides have scored 16 goals and yielded two in this young season. He was ultimately proven wrong as City finished fourth and United finished fifth.
  • Walcott and Chambers injury latest, Sanchez set for West Brom

    Walcott and Chambers injury latest, Sanchez set for West Brom

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    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger denies speculation that he is "punishing" contract rebel Alexis Sanchez. Alex Iwobi was not entirely comfortable in his central midfield role, and we are backing Wilshere to earn a much-awaited start alongside Egypt worldwide Mohamed Elneny.
  • Five Australian batsmen who gave India the most trouble

    Five Australian batsmen who gave India the most trouble

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    Kuldeep accounted for David Warner (25) and Marcus Stoinis (3) whereas Chahal dismissed Glenn Maxwell (39), Matthew Wade (9) and Pat Cummins (9) to power India to a 1-0 lead in the ongoing five-match series. "Wrist spinners are mostly attacking but when your captain is so attacking, you get freedom to attack more". We go by the situation of the wicket and since both of us are attacking, we go for wickets.
  • Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

    Derrius Guice will not play Saturday against Syracuse

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    After last week's 37-7 loss to Mississippi State, Guice said that he was a "little nicked", apparently the result of an injury while being caught up in a pile during the third quarter against the Bulldogs. Guice's absence will undoubtedly leave a big hole in the LSU backfield. LSU will be without a player who led the SEC in rushing last season with almost 1,400 yards.
  • Alexis Sanchez looks distracted at Arsenal, says Gary Neville

    Alexis Sanchez looks distracted at Arsenal, says Gary Neville

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    Sanchez saw his expected move to City fall through on deadline day of the summer window, with City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo saying the situation had made his Chile teammate "bitter". "Ultimately he is still building up his fitness, he's still not in the team". It is said Arsenal are likely to get offers in January for their wantaway star.
  • Networks Pass on Sean Spicer for Paid Contributor Role

    Networks Pass on Sean Spicer for Paid Contributor Role

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    But a source told CNN that Colbert doesn't worry about criticism , saying " Donald Trump normalized Spicer". During the almost six months Spicer acted as Trump's mouthpiece, he spent an inordinate amount of time defending the assertion that the Obama Administration wiretapped Trump; and lied multiple times to the press about trivial embarrassments like inauguration crowd sizes, as well as more existential issues, such as whether the term "ban" actually means the definition of ...
  • Lukaku, Rashford among United cup squad

    Lukaku, Rashford among United cup squad

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    Even United fans, I would contest, don't realise just how good Rashford is - and this is only because he does it so regularly. "Maybe we would be fresher for European competitions, for example". If this was largely United's second string, Mourinho would be pleased with their pace and how keen the deputies were to impress. Of what might be viewed Mourinho's strongest XI, only Mata and Rashford were included, the manager making nine changes from the side that beat Everton 4-0 here on ...
  • Patriots Must Contain Texans Rookie Running QB

    Patriots Must Contain Texans Rookie Running QB

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    The plethora of targets should give Hopkins a high floor in most weeks, but the Texans offense remains a work in progress with rookie Deshaun Watson at the helm. Suffice to say, New England hasn't faced Houston with a running threat like Watson under center. We've got to be able to go up there and handle the road environment.