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Sports Dalvin Cook Breaks Vikings Record for Rushing Yards in Rookie Debut
Author: 0 Dalvin Cook Breaks Vikings Record for Rushing Yards in Rookie Debut

Elite Stat: Sam Bradford's passer rating when throwing to Stefon Diggs was 154.7 , second-best in the league in Week 1. "Thielen spent the majority of his time inside in the slot against the Saints, catching multiple deep crossing targets and bringing in nine of the ten passes thrown his way, trailing only Antonio Brown in receiving yards after week one".

Sports Alonso still to decide on future
Author: 0 Alonso still to decide on future

For Renault's participation in the increasingly complicated dealings it wanted Carlos Sainz, who the team has long wanted in one of its cars, to be on the table. "For my fans and motorsport lovers they will have a fantastic 2018 season". The news shouldn't come as a major shock as only last month Ricciardo, tongue planted firmly in cheek, joked to Red Bull co-owner Dietrich Mateschitz: "Unless you pay me $10 million, I'm leaving".

Sports Police version on killing of top LeT militant
Author: 0 Police version on killing of top LeT militant

On July 12, Security forces had launched a massive hunt to track down Abu Ismail. "The militants tried to escape by firing on the security forces". Eight people were killed when terrorists fired at a bus carrying pilgrims from Gujarat and Maharashtra on July 10.

Sports Stefon Diggs turned his game into a giant tribute to Randy Moss
Author: 0 Stefon Diggs turned his game into a giant tribute to Randy Moss

Moss' celebration symbolized his ability to split the defense, and could he ever. And while individual players probably didn't have to do anything to pay their respects to Moss, Stefon Diggs did. Sam Bradford is the first Vikings QB to throw for 300 yards and three touchdowns in a season opener since Tommy Kramer - the only other QB to do it - in 1980.

Sports Mourinho confidence undimmed by Stoke road bump
Author: 0 Mourinho confidence undimmed by Stoke road bump

In one of his by-now frequent and thinly veiled critiques of his former club Chelsea , Mourinho pointed out that his successor Antonio Conte employed a defence-first, counter- attacking style to win last season's title. "We didn't allow them as much space and everything I asked the guys to do, they fulfilled". For the challenge of picking up where United left off before the global break Mourinho made three changes.

Sports Marcelo given Real Madrid contract extension until 2022
Author: 0 Marcelo given Real Madrid contract extension until 2022

The Brazilian's current contract was valid until June 2020. He has won 17 titles with Madrid , including three Champions Leagues and four Spanish leagues. The contract news was announced for Marcelo shortly after he was given a two-match domestic ban by the Spanish federation (RFEF) for his sending-off in the 1-1 draw with Levante for kicking Jefferson Lerma in an off-the-ball incident.

Sports Still a chance for Jose to get close to the US
Author: 0 Still a chance for Jose to get close to the US

USA Today said on Thursday the storm was likely to shift northward, edging the Mid-Atlantic as it tracked up the coast. It has maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour and is moving west-northwest at 7 miles per hour, according to the advisory.

Sports Hechavarria helps Rays even series with Yankees
Author: 0 Hechavarria helps Rays even series with Yankees

David Robertson (8-2) pitched a career-high 2 2/3 innings to win in relief of CC Sabathia, removed with two on and one out in the fifth. Odorizzi has never been to Citi Field , and said he would try to at least walk out to the mound this afternoon to get a feel for it before the game.

Sports Guardiola shoots down Sanchez-Sterling swap
Author: 0 Guardiola shoots down Sanchez-Sterling swap

Sanchez returned to a mixed reception from the Emirates Stadium crowd after coming off the bench in Saturday's 3-0 win over Bournemouth , and Bravo is hopeful City will return for his global colleague in January. "At first I thought that he had hit him in the hip, but then I saw clearly that he got him with the face", he said before explaining how he coped with the sudden call.

Sports Florida Escapes Worst of Irma, Impact Felt Across State
Author: 0 Florida Escapes Worst of Irma, Impact Felt Across State

Palm Beach County is sending 27 emergency rescue personnel to help the devastated Florida Keys recover from Hurricane Irma. This is the longest any cyclone has maintained that intensity on record, according to Phil Klotzbach, an atmospheric scientist at Colorado State University.

Sports ESPN sends out statement regarding Jemele Hill tweets
Author: 0 ESPN sends out statement regarding Jemele Hill tweets

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked about Hill's tweets during her daily briefing on Wednesday, and said they should be considered a " fireable offense ". The network has reoriented its programming more toward opinion and debate, encouraging some hosts to veer away from sports. Meanwhile, outspoken conservative former Major League Baseball star Curt Schilling was sacked from the network for expressing political views on social media.

Sports Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin final press conference
Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin final press conference

Golovkin tends to pressure his opponents and is very active in the ring; always moving forward and stalking his opponents. "When I fought Mayweather, I was 23 years old". "It feels great because the negotiations were a bit complicated", Alvarez said. "I will enjoy it", Golovkin said. "Just my sparring is the same, like my speed, my power, I don't lose".

Sports Jon Jones Turinabol 'B' Test Also Comes Back Positive
Author: 0 Jon Jones Turinabol 'B' Test Also Comes Back Positive

The spokesperson went on to say that, "due process should occur before drawing any conclusions about this matter". Since he is now a repeat offender, Jones is staring down the barrel of a potential four-year ban by USADA. Now, he will have to wait for a ruling from the CSAC and USADA to see when he will be able to return to action. Jones does have the right to appeal.

Sports Smithfield Foods Joining Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018
Author: 0 Smithfield Foods Joining Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018

And she has no desire for that to be the case, so it's hard to see her coming back in 2018. She began her first fulltime Cup season in 2013 with a bang by winning the Daytonna 500 pole and has raced for the past five years with the team co-owned by Gene Haas and former driver Tony Stewart .

Sports Pochettino: Tottenham Aiming To Finish Top Of UCL Group
Author: 0 Pochettino: Tottenham Aiming To Finish Top Of UCL Group

Dortmund are a great team but in our mind our mentality is to win and be aggressive from the start. Pochettino's team will also be looking to overcome their poor start to their life at Wembley having won just once in five games since they adopted the national stadium at the beginning of last season's Champions League - where they gained their only victory so far.

Sports Allardyce rules out Palace return after De Boer sacking
Author: 0 Allardyce rules out Palace return after De Boer sacking

A vastly experienced coach who has managed 15 clubs and four national teams (England, Finland, Switzerland, UAE), Hodgson has been out of a head coaching job since stepping down as England boss following their shock EURO 2016 exit at the hands of Iceland in June 2016.

Sports 5 takeaways from the Broncos' 24-21 win over the Chargers
Author: 0 5 takeaways from the Broncos' 24-21 win over the Chargers

The game looked well in Denver's control at the beginning of the fourth quarter as the Broncos piled up a 24-7 lead, but a pair of turnovers turned into immediate touchdowns and suddenly it was a 3-point game for the final minutes of the ESPN doubleheader.

Sports 'Messi comparisons hurt Dybala' - Davids admits Barcelona star is a class above
Author: 0 'Messi comparisons hurt Dybala' - Davids admits Barcelona star is a class above

Given the pairs' shared nation, and extremely similar playing style, comparisons were bound to be made as soon as Dybala started to hit the form that was expected of him. While most sites are offering Dybala at 25/1 to win the golden boot, you can still take the Juventus man at 33/1 with some, and with the odds that favourable it's no surprise to see many taking a gamble on him as Juventus look set to go far in the tournament.

Sports Morata already 'totally involved' in Chelsea style - Conte
Author: 0 Morata already 'totally involved' in Chelsea style - Conte

Hazard is ambitious and wants to be the world's best player, and getting his hands on the Champions League trophy is vital to achieving this. He now wants to make his mark with Chelsea , but knows it will take time. Cahill says the Blues cannot wait to get back to Champions League action after a one year absence, believing the club deserve to be competing with Europe's elite.

Sports Keys contains Vandeweghe to reach first US Open final
Author: 0 Keys contains Vandeweghe to reach first US Open final

A first-time career Slam champion is assured with Keys and Vandeweghe also having gone no deeper than a Slam semi-final. They roared for Williams during introductions after politely applauding Stephens. She is fed up of hearing that American tennis - which has not had a male grand-slam champion since 2003 - is over-reliant on the Williams sisters. Madison Keys faced no such test, overwhelming CoCo Vandeweghe in the other semifinal.

Sports Ancelotti: I'll talk with Lewandowski, but about tactics
Author: 0 Ancelotti: I'll talk with Lewandowski, but about tactics

The 54-year-old, who spent 10 years of his playing career at Bayern, went onto state that Lewandowski was unhappy with pre-season, but reminded the Poland worldwide that his "dream" club spent 24 days travelling in hot weather. On Tuesday, Ancelotti brandished rumours that he was set to leave for China in the winter as "a joke". Despite Lewandowski's fears of Bayern being left behind in the transfer market, Rumenigge said, "We've had a serious and successful philosophy for a long time and ...

Sports Real Madrid vs APOEL, how and where to watch
Author: 0 Real Madrid vs APOEL, how and where to watch

Alejandro Moreno says Real Madrid have already put themselves in a hard situation in the La Liga title race. While he had always been regarded as one of Spanish football's most talented young stars, the extent of the impact he has gone on to make in such a short space of time could not have been predicted.

Sports Internet Reacts to David Johnson's Dislocated Wrist (TWEETS)
Author: 0 Internet Reacts to David Johnson's Dislocated Wrist (TWEETS)

His 120 targets in the passing game were 26 more than Le'Veon Bell for the most among running backs. The second opinion is in, and it's bad news for the Arizona Cardinals . Johnson earned All-Pro honors a year ago in his first full season as a starter, rushing for 1,239 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2016 and adding 879 yards and four TDs receiving.

Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku, Man United to make Champions League return vs. Basel

Publicly, the players believe that reacclimatising themselves may take time and Jose Mourinho is of the same mind - even if he effectively revealed nothing less than reaching the last 16 will do. Mourinho often gives the impression of a protective father when discussing the qualities of Marouane Fellaini in front of the media. They've netting 12 goals in four Premier League encounters, scoring six times in two Old Trafford outings.

Sports Confirmed to have ACL injury
Author: 0 Confirmed to have ACL injury

He was able to get back up and walk slowly to the locker room. They did the examination and immediately ruled Robinson out. Later, Pro Football Talk and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport both reported that the Jaguars fear that Robinson tore his ACL .

Sports Coetzee lauds Springboks second row after Perth draw
Author: 0 Coetzee lauds Springboks second row after Perth draw

Louw is expected to join the Springboks on Monday in Auckland. "It was a bit of inconsistency in the way we got set for the scrum. Credit to the South Africans, they managed to grind and put the pressure on us". "I am, however, satisfied with the overall performance ... the team showed great character in their fightback". Nyakane understudied Oosthuizen for the first three rounds of the Rugby Championship after Dreyer debuted in a the final Test of a 3-0 mid-year whitewash of France.

Sports Jurgen Klopp blames Liverpool midfield for Man City defeat
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp blames Liverpool midfield for Man City defeat

In contrast, Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet saw the action from the other end of the pitch and he was keen to stress Mane was going for the ball, not the man. Sergio Aguero and doubles from Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sane would compound Liverpool's afternoon. "I wouldn't have wanted to play for a reason like this, an injury to a team-mate, but you always have to be prepared".

Sports Klopp Defends Coutinho Omission from Manchester City Defeat
Author: 0 Klopp Defends Coutinho Omission from Manchester City Defeat

As forward Sadio Mane is serving a domestic three-match ban following a nasty clash with Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson , ample room in Liverpool's midfield has since been vacated for Coutinho's return. Klopp has no doubts about Coutinho's quality but knows they will need more than just the Brazil ace to get them back on track. Philippe Coutinho had a shot accuracy of 55% for Liverpool in the Premier League last season.

Sports Two Hizb militants killed, one surrenders during Kulgam encounter
Author: 0 Two Hizb militants killed, one surrenders during Kulgam encounter

According to a police spokesman based in Srinagar , the operation was jointly carried out by Army, CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir police. Two suspected militants, believed to be members of the Hizbul Mujahideen, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district early on Monday.

Sports Jose Mourinho storms out of interview over no handshake question; watch video
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho storms out of interview over no handshake question; watch video

Word leaked on Sunday evening that the reason Mourinho had refused to shake the hand of Hughes was because he had "felt insulted" by the ex-United striker in their feisty touchline exchanges, with the suggestion that the Stoke boss had asked for the United boss to be sent to the stands hitting a raw nerve for a manager who has been punished more than most by the FA down the years and often with unreasonable force.

Sports Sweet 16 as Rafael Nadal describes his 'very special year'
Author: 0 Sweet 16 as Rafael Nadal describes his 'very special year'

The Roland-Garros win, where Nadal claimed his tenth crown without dropping a single set, was a great moment, but turning a good season into a great season will please Nadal enormously as the Grand Slam season draws to a close. Federer began 2017 having gone 4½ years without a Grand Slam title. A couple of years without winning slams and a couple of years with problems. It has been an incredible season of course after a couple with injures and troubles.

Sports Mourinho confirms two FC Basel starters
Author: 0 Mourinho confirms two FC Basel starters

I don't like that clear separation of you play this competition, I play this competition. "I think it is easier for [Lindelof] to play Champions League ", Mourinho explained. De Gea's side burst out of the blocks at the start of their domestic campaign, topping the Premier League table. Potential Manchester United Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Lindelof, Blind; Matic, Pogba; Mata, Mkhitaryan, Martial; Lukaku.

Sports HM Rajnath Singh's assurance should silence noises against Article 35A: Omar Abdullah
Author: 0 HM Rajnath Singh's assurance should silence noises against Article 35A: Omar Abdullah

These, he said, are "compassion, communication, coexistence, confidence and consistency". "We tried our best", he said. Rajnath Singh said that situation in Kashmir Valley has improved as compared to previous year. "The agency is doing its work", he said. Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were put under house arrest, while Yasin Malik was jailed in Kothibagh police station.