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And while Liverpool may not be considered direct title rivals , it was the Reds who last season looked at their most unsafe when playing top six sides. When all is said and done, will the 17-18 Crystal Palce team join that discussion? The two Manchester clubs continued their rampage through the league over the weekend.
  • LaVar Ball's latest stunt: Pulling youngest son out of high school

    LaVar Ball's latest stunt: Pulling youngest son out of high school

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    With Lonzo off in the National Basketball Association - set to make his preseason debut with the Lakers on Wednesday - and LiAngelo now in college, LaVar has more time to dedicate to his littlest prodigy. Ball also suggested Lattimore was showing personal bias by passing on LaMelo's teammates who train with LaVar at his in-house facility. LaVar acknowledged on ESPN's "First Take" program his awareness that LaMelo might face NCAA eligibility issues.
  • Vettel takes fresh power unit elements ahead of Malaysian GP

    Vettel takes fresh power unit elements ahead of Malaysian GP

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    Ferrari faced a race against time to prepare Vettel's auto for the session as it made a precautionary power unit change due to an electrical issue suffered in FP3, but it proved fruitless. "I'd rather have qualified in first place", he said after qualifying, "but I think tomorrow is a long race, it's going to be tough for tires and I think we should have a very good vehicle tomorrow".
  • Tottenham's Harry Kane wants permanent England captaincy

    Tottenham's Harry Kane wants permanent England captaincy

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    Harry Kane has thrown his name into the hat to take over the England captaincy ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. The Englishman has already scored 10 goals in 16 matches this term for the Bhoys , but continues to be overlooked by Gareth Southgate .
  • Braves GM resigns after 'breach of Major League Baseball rules'

    Braves GM resigns after 'breach of Major League Baseball rules'

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    The Braves went 72-90 this year, their fourth consecutive losing season. "We will not be issuing any further comment until the investigating is complete". Additionally, according to Passan , the Braves were being investigated for everything from global operations, the draft, and Coppolella's treatment of employees.
  • UM's O'Korn to start at QB vs. MSU

    UM's O'Korn to start at QB vs. MSU

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    Speight was injured against Purdue on September 23, but the details of the injury haven't been made public. ?The Wolverines were on a bye last week, and Harbaugh had previously said if they did have a game that Speight would not have been able to play.
  • Man Utd midfielder Marouane Fellaini doesn't get enough credit - Nemanja Matic

    Man Utd midfielder Marouane Fellaini doesn't get enough credit - Nemanja Matic

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    It was the second time in a week they scored four goals, having won 4-1 against CSKA Moscow in the Champions League last Wednesday. We had good periods, good moments, and we always had control of the game, but we can do better. "We have to wait for them and hope there are not many problems". The 28-year-old acknowledges that he now faces an even tougher battle for game time, but believes that he will see minutes as Mourinho shuffles his pack and a hectic schedule kicks in.
  • Man Utd don't miss Pogba, says Mourinho

    Man Utd don't miss Pogba, says Mourinho

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    Blind Snr told ZiggoSport: "They are David De Gea , Antonio Valencia , Nemanja Matic , Paul Pogba - who is now injured - Romelu Lukaku and Henrikh Mkhitaryan". However, he has been more of a regular fixture in the first team this season and has started the season strongly, scoring five goals and making four assists in all competitions for the Red Devils.
  • Take Three: Statistics that define Ole Miss' recent struggles

    Take Three: Statistics that define Ole Miss' recent struggles

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    Other than reaffirming just how masterful Saban's war machine has become, what were the biggest takeaways from another Alabama victory on their continued march to an SEC Championship and beyond? "Watching them on film, I knew they were really good", Rebels quarterback Shea Patterson said in a news conference afterward.
  • United States clinch Presidents Cup

    United States clinch Presidents Cup

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    The controversial disqualification of Jordan Spieth on a hole due to a rule technicality did not harm the American's bid to claim the President's Cup . Later in the afternoon, Daniel Berger and Justin Thomas rallied from 3 down through the first four holes to beat the worldwide pairing of Jhonattan Vegas of Venezuela and Hideki Matsuyama of Japan, 3 and 2.
  • See OJ Simpson Walk Out Of Nevada Prison After 9 Years

    See OJ Simpson Walk Out Of Nevada Prison After 9 Years

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    The Nevada Department of Corrections posted a photo and short video on Facebook officially showing Simpson's release into the free world. The 70-year-old was released in the middle of the night to avoid media attention . Last week, the AG, Pam Bondi sent a letter to the Florida Correction Department asking that they deny any future request to have Simpson live in Florida.
  • Pogba has 'long-term' injury, United manager Mourinho says

    Pogba has 'long-term' injury, United manager Mourinho says

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    It's taken him just nine games with his new club to reach double figures and, like numerous club's supporters, Roy Keane has been impressed with what he's seen so far from the Belgian global at United. Pat Nevin believes that the Premier League title race is set to come down to a shootout between Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City this season.
  • Everton's Koeman Defends Players, Shrugs Off Speculation

    Everton's Koeman Defends Players, Shrugs Off Speculation

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    The club's failure to land a frontman after pocketing £75m selling Lukaku to Manchester United sparked tension between Koeman, director of football Steve Walsh and Goodison chairman Bill Kenwright. We had many crosses, we had many headers and we created good chances but we were not lucky. Koeman's Everton are next in action after the worldwide break away at Brighton.
  • EPL: Paul Pogba's injury 'long term', says Jose Mourinho

    EPL: Paul Pogba's injury 'long term', says Jose Mourinho

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    Despite the high profile exploits of some of his players he's named four hard workers as his most reliable players. "So Ibra and Pogba and Rojo, these players I don't think about them". The Frenchman went down after just 19 minutes of United's Champions League Group Stage opener against Basel . However, having made positive progress since the "Special One's" arrival, Mourinho says that the 29-year-old's reputation has been refreshed in 2017-18.
  • Pique ready to step aside from Spain's national team

    Pique ready to step aside from Spain's national team

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    It was the worst professional experience I have had in my life. That led to calls for Barca to postpone their game amid fears there would not be adequate policing. Or you can spoil your paper but you vote. "Against Barcelona we can not only go out to defend, we have to fight for the ball even though we know there will be times when we will be under the cosh".
  • Klopp defends decision not to buy first-choice striker

    Klopp defends decision not to buy first-choice striker

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    You can see only a little bit of light behind. "We know more about the two teams". Coutinho was able to rescue Liverpool a 1-1 draw in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League clash against Spartak Moscow , scoring the equaliser in Russian Federation, but the Brazilian admits the team expect much more of themselves.
  • Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea must accept Manchester City defeat'

    Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea must accept Manchester City defeat'

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    Aduriz last featured for Spain in a 2-2 friendly draw with England in 2016 and has scored four goals in seven league appearances for Athletic this season. He returned to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea last month but can not play until January. "Last season was a great satisfaction because, don't forget the year before we finished 10th and then we won the title and reached the FA Cup final".
  • DC-area leaders take a knee to support National Football League players

    DC-area leaders take a knee to support National Football League players

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    This plays into my second point about the national anthem at sporting events. The protest was first started to bring awareness to racism and police violence against black people. "He's fired! He's fired!'" The number of NFL players kneeling during the American national anthem reduced dramatically ahead of Sunday's fixtures.
  • Rory McIlroy is laying the foundations for 'one of the greatest careers'

    Rory McIlroy is laying the foundations for 'one of the greatest careers'

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    However, a brilliant charge from McIlroy set up a tense finish and put real pressure on Dunne going into the final few holes. The more chances I have like that, I think the better I play and the better I focus. "I have put myself in positions, not only to win, but past year when I was fighting for a card every Sunday, it was very important in terms of climbing leaderboards".