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Barca centre-back Gerard Pique also cast his vote in the referendum, tweeting a picture with the message: "I have already voted". A section of Barcelona fans' groups had threatened a peaceful pitch invasion to show their disgust at events at the polling stations if the game was not suspended.
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    Presidents Cup alive as Trump set to visit

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    But that's likely of little import considering the USA enters Sunday singles at Liberty National with a 14.5-3.5 cushion. "I think all of us are going to go out there and try and play our best", Lahiri said. "The Americans have really played well - they have stepped it up every time so it was nice to step up to the plate and make some putts of our own". "Obviously it's been a tough week for the team, so we were trying our hearts out," Lahiri said.
  • Arsene Wenger: Arsenal are a different team since transfer window closed

    Arsene Wenger: Arsenal are a different team since transfer window closed

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    The Gunners were thrashed 4-0 at Liverpool on August 27, four days before the transfer window closed. Arsenal will host Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday in each team's last Premier League fixture before the global break. "It was a very hard one as well because you have two weeks to think about everything that happened". But my case is not so important. Wenger continued by praising Arsenal's record signing for his form and how well he has adapted at the north London club - saying: ...
  • Gamecock Terry Googer Taken to Hospital Following Injury in Texas A&M game

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    Terry Googer was injured in the first quarter against Texas A&M . Kickoff on Saturday is set for 7:30 p.m. And Mond had a long run of 79 yards that was incorrectly marked out of bounds at the 10. Mond will have success if wide receivers Damion Ratley and Jhamon Ausbon continue to make plays to free up Christian Kirk . In the fourth quarter alone, the Aggies have given up six pass plays that covered 31 yards or more.
  • Andrew Romine, Tigers utility man, plays all nine positions

    Andrew Romine, Tigers utility man, plays all nine positions

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    Slegers is getting the spot start in place of Jose Berrios, who will get extra rest in case he is needed in relief of Ervin Santana in the wild card game. The 25-year-old was rocked for five runs on five hits - two homers - over four innings in his last major-league start on September 6 at Tampa Bay. The 31-year-old's brother Austin Romine plays catcher for the New York Yankees .
  • Two Texas high school football players kicked off team for anthem protest

    Two Texas high school football players kicked off team for anthem protest

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    Mitchem, a veteran, said the private team has a long-standing rule that players are not allowed to kneel during the anthem, according to ABC station KTRK-TV. "So, for him to do what he did, that really spoke volumes and I don't want my kids or my nephew to be around a man with no integrity". Neither Brady nor Mitchem want the two students to return to the team.
  • Fabian Delph explains how Pep Guardiola masterminded Chelsea win

    Fabian Delph explains how Pep Guardiola masterminded Chelsea win

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    Former Spain midfielder Guardiola is in his second season with City after successful spells at Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Guardiola also lost Sergio Aguero to injury this week, with the Argentine striker ruled out of Saturday's game at Chelsea after suffering a broken rib in a vehicle crash in Amsterdam on Thursday night.
  • Super start sets up win for rugby champions New Zealand

    Super start sets up win for rugby champions New Zealand

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    Up front, New Zealand dominated at scrum time and their physicality was led by lock Luke Romano, one of six starting changes from the team who embarrassed the Springboks 57-0 in Auckland two weeks ago. New Zealand team: Damian McKenzie, Waisake Naholo, Anton Lienert-Brown, Sonny Bill Williams, Rieko Ioane, Beauden Barrett, Aaron Smith; Kieran Read (captain), Matt Todd, Vaea Fifita, Scott Barrett, Luke Romano, Nepo Laulala, Dane Coles, Kane Hames.
  • Auburn Tigers defeat Mississippi State Bulldogs, 49-10

    Auburn Tigers defeat Mississippi State Bulldogs, 49-10

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    Coming off a breakout performance for the offense Saturday night in Columbia, the Auburn Tigers hope to ride the momentum as the No. 24 ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs come to town. Dan Mullen was understandably pretty upset and restrained himself much better than I could in the same situation. The Bulldog domination began literally from the first snap, as Quentin Dormady was intercepted by Tyrique McGhee on the very first play from scrimmage.
  • Georgia's defense dominates, Tennessee held scoreless for the first time since 1994

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    Chubb, Michel, Swift and Elijah Holyfield form a seemingly endless running back rotation. "They have a new team, we have a new team", Georgia defensive back Aaron Davis said. The Vols might have been good in the past, but to take that as a universal truth and give up isn't good sportsmanship. So far this year, Georgia has shown they are a legit defensive squad after how they played at Notre Dame.
  • FIGURE SKATING/ N. Korea pair qualify for Pyeongchang 2018

    FIGURE SKATING/ N. Korea pair qualify for Pyeongchang 2018

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    North Korea boycotted the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul and has ignored the South's proposals for dialogue in recent months as it accelerated its nuclear and missile development. Pyeongchang's organizers and the International Olympic Committee are also discussing granting special entries for North Korean athletes in some sports so that more of them could participate.
  • Louisville schedules news conference in midst of scandal

    Louisville schedules news conference in midst of scandal

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    Louisville radio host Paul Miles later tweeted that Pitino had responded to the reports, calling them "pure speculation - and false". Pitino's lawyers have also denied allegations. University interim president Greg Postel announced the appointment, two days after Pitino was placed on unpaid administrative leave in the wake of the school's acknowledgment of its involvement in a federal bribery investigation .
  • Is Virginia Tech's 'Enter Sandman' the best in the game?

    Is Virginia Tech's 'Enter Sandman' the best in the game?

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    Clemson players will get a taste of Lane Stadium for themselves Saturday night when the No. 2 Tigers meet the No. 12 Hokies. The projections have Clemson winning by 5.7 points. The Tigers beat the Hokies in the ACC title game in 2011 and '16. Hundreds of fans are expected to be out early on Saturday wearing maroon and orange.
  • Penn State 45, IN 14: What we learned

    Penn State 45, IN 14: What we learned

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    Following his insane performance last week in the thrilling win over Iowa, the consensus right now is that Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is the best player in the nation and the clear Heisman Trophy favorite at the moment. As Barkley burst into the open field and made Indiana's kicker look silly, it became obvious he was gone - and the Beaver Stadium crowd reacted as such.
  • Richarlison rescues a point for Watford to deny West Brom

    Richarlison rescues a point for Watford to deny West Brom

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    Watford have already beaten Bournemouth, Southampton and Swansea on the road this season but appeared to have run straight into a Tony Pulis masterclass here. "We have to be thankful for the fans because they're always behind us". Richarlison was also Watford's hero at Swansea City the previous Saturday, scoring a 90th-minute victor at the Liberty Stadium.
  • Trump accuses San Juan mayor of 'poor leadership'

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    Speaking about the recovery efforts days after the hurricane hit the island, Mayor Bill de Blasio said thousands of New Yorkers have a personal connection to Puerto Rico . Mr Trump has been forced to defend his administration's response to the hurricane after widespread criticism. This is one goal and it is to save lives.
  • Why I'm backing Fayose for presidency - Fani-Kayode

    Why I'm backing Fayose for presidency - Fani-Kayode

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    Mr. Fayose's plan to run for president has drawn fierce criticisms from members of his party, who describe it as a violation of the zoning agreement reached by the party in 2015. Furthermore, we must be mindful of the fact that our party needs a candidate like me, with a penchant for defeating incumbents . "My name is Ayo Peter (Peter, the rock) Fayose".