• Claudio Ranieri urges Leicester City players to deliver in Champions League

    This is due to Italy's global coefficient rankings being lower than those of the Premier League , the Spanish Liga or the German Bundesliga, all of which get four teams. SCOTTISH Professional Football League chief executive Neil Doncaster has vowed to continue fighting changes to the Champions League which could make it harder for Scottish clubs to qualify.

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  • UNC Hires Former Illinois Coach Fired Over Abuse

    UNC Hires Former Illinois Coach Fired Over Abuse

    A new layer of intrigue was added to the Week Two matchup between IL and North Carolina when it was announced that former IL head coach Tim Beckman would serve as a volunteer assistant coach for the Tar Heels. Beckman was out of a job and likely wanted to stay busy, but Fedora received more attention than expected from the media for the move. Beckman's appointment came into question earlier this week.

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  • Danny Simpson commits future to Leicester City

    Danny Simpson commits future to Leicester City

    Simpson, who failed to settle earlier in his career and spent most of his time on loan from Manchester United at various clubs until he obtained a permanent move to Newcastle United in 2010, joins winger Marc Albrighton in agreeing new terms with the club who won the title at odds of 5,000/1 last term.

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  • TNT broadcaster Craig Sager to undergo 3rd marrow transplant

    Sideline reporter and legend Craig Sager has been battling leukemia for three summers now. Shortly after the procedure began, Sager said, "Okay, third time's the charm". The transplant is believed to be about 10 hours long. NBC announced last month that the 65-year-old Sager was preparing for the transplant at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and couldn't take part in Olympics coverage.

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  • Late Wanyama goal the difference in edgy encounter between Spurs and Palace

    Late Wanyama goal the difference in edgy encounter between Spurs and Palace

    When Roberto Soldado would get subbed into the match, Kane dropped deeper into a secondary striker/attacking midfield role. "It was a lot better than last week and there's a lot more positives to take". The Guinea defender, who turned 26 on Friday, did so with his brother Paul, the Manchester United and France midfielder and the world's most expensive player, watching from the stands at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.

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  • Arsenal splash out on Mustafi and Perez

    That club should be one which plays the same sort of football as the Gunners and Xavi's former club Barca, as that is what he believes Wilshere is so good at. The past season was demanding, very demanding. The Germany global added that in 2016 Valencia were no longer the club he joined two years before.

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  • Dilshan has been a brilliant servant of Sri Lankan cricket: Mathews

    Dilshan has been a brilliant servant of Sri Lankan cricket: Mathews

    Australia's Steve Smith has been rested to focus on next month's tour of South Africa leaving David Warner to lead the side for the remainder of the Sri Lanka series. While calling on his side to continue to work hard, Smith said Australia need to find ways to have success in different conditions. Dilshan is the second Sri Lankan to have 3 One-Day centuries above 150.

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  • Danny Rose rescues point for Spurs vs. Liverpool

    Danny Rose rescues point for Spurs vs. Liverpool

    Liverpool procured one last sight of goal, but Georginio Wijnaldum's effort was put out of play by Vorm . "It's hard to create one chance, we had a few". "They are a good defensive team so it's very hard to create one chance, but we had a few". "We played well in the first half. As long as we keep performing I am sure more results will come".

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  • Olympic champions head women's 200 lineup in Zurich

    Olympic champions head women's 200 lineup in Zurich

    Three of Britain's four best female long jumpers will also compete in Switzerland, with Lorraine Ugen - who jumped a season best of 6.80m in Paris - as well as Shara Proctor and Jazmin Sawyers all in action on the runway. Elaine Thompson from Jamaica, left, competes next to Dafne Schippers from the Netherlands, right, in the women's 200m race during the IAAF Diamond League worldwide athletics meeting in the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Sept.

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  • Pakistan won toss, opted to bat first in fourth ODI

    Chris Woakes is banking on England to ensure he is on the right side if 500 is ever scored in one of their one-day internationals. Pakistan , ninth in the world rankings and under pressure after a series of lacklustre performances in this format, made four changes - Yasir Shah, Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz all rested after their busy summers and replaced by giant seamer Mohammad Irfan, Umar Gul and the returning Imad Wasim.

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  • Santiago Giraldo, exonerado y habilitado para jugar Copa Davis

    Santiago Giraldo, exonerado y habilitado para jugar Copa Davis

    Argumento al cual la Federación Internacional le dio la razón, y procedió a habilitarlo para representar al país en la próxima eliminatoria ante República Dominicana . Lea aquí: Federación Internacional de Tenis sanciona a Chile por irregularidades en la Copa Davis contra Colombia. La decisión coincide con la posición tomada por la Federación Colombiana de Tenis que por unanimidad respaldó a Giraldo y se abstuvo de abrir una investigación disciplinaria en su contra.

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  • Flyers React to 50th Anniversary Jerseys

    Flyers React to 50th Anniversary Jerseys

    The gold is obviously being used for the 50th anniversary, and according to the Flyers , "Gold also serves as a symbol for the high standard and great achievements of the Flyers organization in its first 50 years". "1967" on the inside neckline, as well as newly-designed socks". Here's a look at what the Flyers will be donning for a few games this season. Their regular season begins Friday, October 14 against the Los Angeles Kings.

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  • Cowboys weigh their options while playing the Tony Romo guessing game again

    Prescott has looked strong in the preseason thus far. The Cowboys open their season Sunday, Sept. 11 against the Giants. However, the preseason and regular season are two totally different ball games to deal with. I believe the Cowboys would be fine with a 3-3 record with Romo returning for the next game. Again, I am assuming that Romo will be held out until week eight.

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  • Shaun Hill steps in for injured Bridgewater

    Shaun Hill steps in for injured Bridgewater

    It will be the team's first game since starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was injured during practice this week. When an National Football League player goes down with an injury, it's not always clear how bad it is. Minnesota announced it re-signed Brad Sorensen a day after the quarterback was part of the team's mandatory roster reduction from 90 to 75 players.

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  • Boxer Shields hopes Rio heroics will inspire young Americans

    United States' Claressa Maria Shields displays her gold medals - from London and from Rio - for the women's middleweight 75-kg boxing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. Shields glared back and responded: "If?" "Also that people that come from where I've come from or come from an area that's similar, don't let your surroundings create who you are or what your parents did or didn't do control who you are", she said.

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  • Antoine Griezmann y su atrevido look en la gala de la UEFA

    Antoine Griezmann y su atrevido look en la gala de la UEFA

    Después agregó que " de niño, mi sueño era ser jugador de fútbol y los sueños se convierten en realidad ". Por suerte, viví un año impresionante, especial . "Es lo que busco, es el mejor club del mundo y me quiero retirar ahí". Se ha reconocido una de las mejores temporadas de Cristiano , el mejor jugador del mundo, en la que ha ganado todo con Portugal y con el Madrid .

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  • Police uncover emails 'linking Hickey to illegal ticket sales'

    Officers seized three more passports of OCI members in a planned search of hotel rooms in the South American city yesterday morning, reports the Irish Mirror . The expansion of the investigation came as IOC executive Patrick Hickey, the Olympic Council of Ireland president, remained in jail following his arrest on Wednesday.

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  • Oklahoma's Big 12 Conference basketball schedule is released

    Oklahoma's Big 12 Conference basketball schedule is released

    Mary's after playing an exhibition game against WVU Tech in Beckley on October 29 and staging the Gold-Blue Debut scrimmage in Wheeling on October 13. 21 at Baylor, and Feb. 27 at Kansas. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. The conference tournament will be March 8-11 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • Premier League outlay tops $1.5 billion in window

    Bankrolled by the huge new television deal, worth an estimated £5.2bn over three years, Premier League clubs have bought freely this summer with no less than 11 teams smashing their transfer records. "I am so satisfied, it is a pleasure to work with these guys", he said after Sunday's 3-1 home win over West Ham United. Joe Hart completed his loan switch to Torino on Wednesday and several worldwide stars were reportedly poised for moves as the clock ticked down towards Europe's transfer ...

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  • Anderson, Rockies top Dodgers to open doubleheader

    Trailing 8-2, the Dodgers scored three times in the eighth and added five more in the ninth. Anything to avoid a pattern of early game hiccups. "I don't know, it just feels good". He's opened up a lot of eyes". A minor-league start may be the next step in his rehabilitation. "My guess is that Kersh' will want to pitch in a major league game tomorrow", Friedman said.

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  • India , West Indies 2nd T20 I called off due to rain

    India , West Indies 2nd T20 I called off due to rain

    But India came close to pulling off a dramatic win when Dhoni was out last ball with just two needed for victory at the Central Broward Regional Park. Lauderhill: The world cricket can afford to have more Twenty20 matches in the Unites States of America despite a crammed global schedule, since it is a good venue for the game, said India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday.

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  • Star's multi-screen Rio 2016 coverage gets thumbs up from viewers

    Star's multi-screen Rio 2016 coverage gets thumbs up from viewers

    The Olympic games pulled in an unprecedented number of viewers, as 191 million people (audiences four years of age and above, watching in cable and satellite homes, in urban markets) tuned in to watch the Games according to BARC data provided by Star India, the official broadcaster for the Games in the Indian subcontinent.

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  • Rumor: Joe Silva Leaving His Role As UFC Matchmaker In Near Future

    Rumor: Joe Silva Leaving His Role As UFC Matchmaker In Near Future

    Silva's exit comes in the aftermath of the UFC's sale for a record-breaking $ 4 billion price tag to an investment group led by WME-IMG, a sale which is believed to have been significantly profitable for the executive wing of Zuffa. A UFC matchmaker since the promotion was owned and operated by SEG prior to its sale to Zuffa in 2001, Silva has worked for the UFC for 21 years.

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  • Trump Pulls Closer to Clinton

    Trump Pulls Closer to Clinton

    Meanwhile, a new Fox News Poll has found that Trump is gaining ground in the head-to-head matchup, despite improvements from Clinton on top issues, with Clinton having the support of 41 percent of voters to Trump's 39 percent, and third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein earning 9 percent and 4 percent respectively.

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  • UGA's RB roll continues with four-star Swift

    UGA's RB roll continues with four-star Swift

    Swift had previously narrowed his list to the Bulldogs, Lions, Alabama, Florida State, and Clemson, but it appeared to be a two-horse race between PSU and UGA since spring, with Georgia in the driver's seat for some time. As for where Penn State turns now at running back, the options board is currently limited. Swift was long the program's top target at the position, and he will be until he signs elsewhere.

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  • Osvaldo se retiró del fútbol

    Osvaldo se retiró del fútbol

    Pero Osvaldo no se habría mostrado interesado en la oferta , ya que según sus allegados el delantero surgido en Huracán tendría decidido dejar el fútbol para dedicarse a una de sus pasiones, la música . Tras el sonoro incidente en medio de la acusación de haber prendido un cigarrillo en el baño del vestuario, el DT boquense pidió a la dirigencia la salida de Osvaldo del plantel.

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  • Initial impressions: Minnesota Vikings vs San Diego Chargers

    His last three tosses were completions in a two-minute drill to Charles Johnson for 19 yards, to Stefon Diggs for 22 and to Kyle Rudolph for 27 and a touchdown. Louis Rams at TCF Bank Stadium . But he's on the short side of 36 and hasn't looked particularly good in his few chances with Minnesota. On the third play of the half, Trattou hit quarterback Kellen Clemens from behind, popping the ball loose for teammate Stephen Weatherly to recover on the San Diego 17-yard line .

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  • Temer viaja a China horas después de ser confirmado como presidente

    Con ese resultado Rousseff no fue inhabilitada políticamente, debido a que no se obtuvieron los dos tercios (54 votos) necesarios de apoyo para la aprobación de la medida. Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador y Nicaragua, que integran la Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América (Alba), tacharon la destitución de golpe de Estado .

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic to have more days off than other Manchester United players

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic to have more days off than other Manchester United players

    That apparently earned him the ire of manager Jose Mourinho , but the German spent transfer deadline day in his homeland where he played the final game of his global career in an emotional 2-0 friendly victory over Finland last night. Creating space for a new right back, however, has proved more problematic. But between now and then is a set of global fixtures, a prospect that is concerning Mourinho.

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