• Maurizio Sarri considers quitting smoking after tense win over Arsenal
Maurizio Sarri considers quitting smoking after tense win over Arsenal

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino believes all the players who were in his squad against Fulham are committed to the club, stating none have told him they want to leave this month. The England striker was handed a straight red card for a strong tackle on Wolves right back Matt Doherty, who had earlier scored an own-goal to give Lei...

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  • How accurate is the preseason AP Top 25?
How accurate is the preseason AP Top 25?

According to ESPN , the preseason AP poll started in 1950 and since then only Oklahoma from 1985-87 had started #1 in three straight years until now. Oklahoma, which is No. 5 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll , was the preseason pick to win the Big 12 Conference by the media and boasts seven players on the 2018 Preseason All-Big 12 Team.

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  • Redskins sign seven-time Pro Bowler Adrian Peterson
Redskins sign seven-time Pro Bowler Adrian Peterson

Rookie Derrius Guice was lost for the season because of an ACL injury. Orleans Darkwa and Jamaal Charles have also been linked to the Redskins as they try to sure up their backfield. The former 1,000-yard rusher signed a two-year deal with the Saints but was traded to the Cardinals on October 10 and was released at the end of the season.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah, Luka Modric nominated for UEFA award
Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah, Luka Modric nominated for UEFA award

Real Madrid midfielder Modric , new Juventus striker Ronaldo and Liverpool forward Salah were chosen by a panel of 80 coaches and 55 journalists. Griezmann is on a three-player list to be named the best Europa League player last season, after scoring twice in Atletico's 3-0 win over Marseille in the final.

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  • Hand of God? Nun Throws Perfect First Strike at MLB Game
Hand of God? Nun Throws Perfect First Strike at MLB Game

Of course, she's not the first Chicago area nun to overshadow a sporting event this year. "She had a whole routine". I was just lucky to be back there. Renteria said he later chatted with Sister Mary Jo and found out she used to play center and short in softball. "I said to her, 'Can you play for us?'" he continued.

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  • Arsenal want new Ramsey deal, Chelsea and Man United keen
Arsenal want new Ramsey deal, Chelsea and Man United keen

Chelsea were considering a £30million swoop this summer but a move never materialised and Ramsey's future remains unclear two matches into the season. Only time will tell if the Gunners are able to get Ramsey to agree a new deal with the club, or whether they'll lose the player for absolutely nothing next year.

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  • Kovacic: 'Chelsea and Sarri believe in me'
Kovacic: 'Chelsea and Sarri believe in me'

We'll see what happens in a year or two", he told RMC Sport . "In the other 15, it was better to smoke", he said . The chain-smoking Chelsea boss admits he finds it hard not to reach for a cigarette especially during a "horrible 15 minutes" against Arsenal.

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  • Silva wants to win over Everton fans
Silva wants to win over Everton fans

Much was expected of Ings, but the Englishman suffered with injury problems and was able to make only a handful of appearances for the Liverpool first team. "Disappointed to have to come off with a hamstring issue though". Schneiderlin's availability is unclear for Everton's trip to Bournemouth next weekend, when Saints will be looking to win...

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  • Federer, Djokovic to clash in Cincinnati
Federer, Djokovic to clash in Cincinnati

It was the second fightback of the day for Halep, who came from a break down in each set to overhaul Australian 16th seed Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 6-4 several hours earlier in the third round. "It's tough, I'm very pleased to reach the final once more here", Djokovic said. The Serbian is attempting to become the first player to win all nine ATP Mast...

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  • Paul Pogba: My attitude wasn't right against Brighton
Paul Pogba: My attitude wasn't right against Brighton

And judging by the performance against Brighton at the AMEX on Sunday afternoon, it looks like he is right on the money. Martial, in the first half, got one ball on the left hand side in the first half and he absolutely flew past the right back.

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  • Harry Kane to get chance to break August duck for Tottenham
Harry Kane to get chance to break August duck for Tottenham

Chelsea secured their second straight win of the season and sentenced Arsenal to a second defeat with a 3-2 win in a Stamford Bridge thriller. Harry Kane scored his first-ever Premier League goal in August as Tottenham Hotspur beat a spirited Fulham 3-1 at Wembley.

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  • All Blacks drew 'line in sand' to burst Wallabies bubble - Read
All Blacks drew 'line in sand' to burst Wallabies bubble - Read

New Zealand then suffered a significant setback as key centre Ryan Crotty was felled by friendly fire. Australia's lack of composure proved costly in the second half of their Bledisloe Cup defeat to New Zealand, according to coach Michael Cheika and captain Michael Hooper.

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  • Andreas Pereira called up to Brazil squad for the first time
Andreas Pereira called up to Brazil squad for the first time

Liverpool trio Alisson, Fabinho and Roberto Firmino have all been named in the first Brazil squad since the World Cup. It is expected to be similar in makeup to the young squad that held eventual World Cup champ France to a 1-1 draw in Lyon on the eve of the tournament in Russian Federation.

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  • Chelsea are not title contenders yet, claims Sarri
Chelsea are not title contenders yet, claims Sarri

The club who wanted me and the coach that believes in me. "We have to improve in the defensive phase and I'm not talking about only the defenders". Otherwise, for us, it may be a problem. Sarri was satisfied with the performance of Chelsea who made it two wins from two games after the opening victory at Huddersfield . Hazard set up Marcos Al...

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  • Pocono IndyCar race resumed after dramatic crash
Pocono IndyCar race resumed after dramatic crash

Wickens' vehicle climbed and went up into the fence and spun several times in mid-air before coming to rest against the inside retaining wall. IndyCar said Wickens was awake and alert as he was taken to a hospital. He would go on to lead 180 laps in the 200-lap race to score the fifth win of his career. The Wickens accident was the worst at Poc...

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  • Messi has special gift of clairvoyance: Coach Valverde
Messi has special gift of clairvoyance: Coach Valverde

Lionel MESSI scored an under the wall free kick goal in FC Barcelona's 3-0 win against Alaves. But Barca - as admitted by Messi in his traditional captain's speech before the Boca game - are focussing heavily on the Champions League this season and part of that will require Valverde to rotate his team far more often than he did past year, ...

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  • Ben Stokes replaces Sam Curran for Trent Bridge Test
Ben Stokes replaces Sam Curran for Trent Bridge Test

The 27-year-old could be straight back into the spotlight after an 11-month saga ended when he was found not guilty of affray following the late-night street brawl in Bristol last September after England had won a one day worldwide against West Indies.

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  • Kevin Love Finally Breaks His Silence On LeBron Leaving Cavs For Lakers
Kevin Love Finally Breaks His Silence On LeBron Leaving Cavs For Lakers

No matter what, each team will play every out of conference team two times and play every in conference team at least three times. November 4 vs. Toronto (6:30 p.m. What they gotta do is win together. However, James tends to stay in games against the better teams because the opposing teams can't stop James. However, with the talent advantage,...

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  • Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United's captain for the season
Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United's captain for the season

After Manchester United romped home against Leicester, they will next face Brighton this Sunday. The documentary series, titled All or Nothing: Manchester City , was released on Friday and was met with glowing reviews by those looking to get a glimpse into the reality of being a Premier League footballer.

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  • Pep Guardiola makes frightening Sergio Aguero claim
Pep Guardiola makes frightening Sergio Aguero claim

Terriers keeper Ben Hamer made a good stop from Gabriel Jesus , clean through, before a threatening David Silva cross hit a defender and was grabbed by Hamer. Guardiola's men host Huddersfield Town at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon (Monday morning AEST). As for Huddersfield, they fell to a 3-0 defeat to Chelsea in their season o...

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