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Sports Huddersfield Town vs. Manchester United preview
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But Matic, who also played under Mourinho at Chelsea, has revealed why he thinks the Portuguese manager is hard to work with. "The manager said to us we have to try to shoot and to give some crosses towards him because he is young and it is his first game", Nemanja Matic said.

Sports Premier League In Focus - Chelsea vs Watford Preview
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Certainly it is because you are playing every three days and the recovery in between is short. The Daily Mail says some players are not happy as Chelsea stutter in their title defence and continue to be struck by injuries. Always the truth. Chelsea opted to bring in Tiemoue Bakayoko as a like-for-like replacement but it seems as if the 23-year-old still needs time to develop and adapt to the rigours of the Premier League.

Sports Brighton stun West Ham with 3-0 away victory
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West Ham had very little to offer in attack and anything they conjured up was dealt with brilliantly by Brighton central defenders Lewis Dunk and Shane Duffy. Then Brighton , having weathered that mild storm, doubled their lead in first-half stoppage time. Bilic sent Andre Ayew on for Cheikhou Kouyate for the second half but West Ham struggled to break down a Brighton side intent to hold onto their advantage.

Sports Tigers pick former rival Ron Gardenhire as new manager
Author: 0 Tigers pick former rival Ron Gardenhire as new manager

Gardenhire takes over for Brad Ausmus , who was let go after four seasons as Detroit's manager. The Tigers considered a broad range of candidates , but apparently opted for Gardenhire's experience over candidates with lighter resumes.

Sports UCL: Man City beat Napoli, extend winning run
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Ajax employed variants of the system from the early 20th century, while the Austrian "Wunderteam" of the 1930s is accepted to be the first national team to play it. De Bruyne's agent Patrick De Koster has said he intends to begin discussions with City over improved terms in the coming months. "We're a bit upset to concede the goal that we did, I thought it was a bit soft but overall: a great team performance".

Sports Kevin De Bruyne: 'Manchester City, Manchester United for Premier League title'
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The two rivals occupy first and second spot in the Premier League table , with Tottenham, five points adrift of City, their nearest competition, while reigning champions Chelsea are nine points worse off in fifth place. "Especially at the moment, we are playing maybe a little bit better, but we're just building on what we did previous year and, for the moment, everything is going well".

Sports Trump launches national anthem petition in latest swipe at NFL
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Owners, players and commissioner Roger Goodell met in Manhattan this week to address the national anthem protests that have drawn the ire of Trump, who has demanded that the NFL require players to stand for the anthem. Trump has repeatedly expressed disdain for the protests since a rally in September. Players kneeling during the national anthem are protesting at the killing of unarmed black men and boys by police across the United States , as well as racial disparities in the criminal ...

Sports Nets guard Jeremy Lin out for season with ruptured patella tendon
Author: 0 Nets guard Jeremy Lin out for season with ruptured patella tendon

Lin knew immediately that he was in trouble after hitting the floor as he told teammates "I'm done, I'm done" before doubling over in pain and grabbing at his knee. D'Angelo Russell , the young guard they acquired from the Los Angeles Lakers in the Brook Lopez trade, will likely take over starting point guard duties in Lin's absence.

Sports Ronald Koeman feels secure as Everton boss after Farhad Moshiri talks
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Everton defender Michael Keane reiterated his manager's words and called for the team to emulate last season's impressive home form, when they lost just two of their 19 league matches at Goodison Park. Everton are still without long-term absentees; Ross Barkley, Yannick Bolasie, Seamus Coleman and Ramiro Funes-Mori and whilst James McCarthy played 45 minutes with the under-23 squad, he won't feature against Lyon .

Sports Rashford preys on Benfica keeper's error for Manchester United victor
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Mourinho, who was left sweating over a knee injury to Marcus Rashford , believes focusing on the backline is crucial after watching his side move onto nine points after three Group A games in Europe's elite club competition. 'Bailly, I don't think so'. He was substituted soon after and Mourinho added: 'I thought it was cramps, I thought it was a bit of fatigue, but no it was something he felt in his knee.

Sports Warriors' Draymond Green doubtful for Friday's game vs. Pelicans
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It remains to be seen if Green will play, but the Warriors should be able to handle both those teams if they're playing their best basketball. "We looked exhausted", Kerr said. In 28 minutes of action, Green recorded nine points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds for the Warriors on Tuesday. In 76 games last season, he averaged 10.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.4 blocks.

Sports Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says Dr. Larry Nassar Molested Her
Author: 0 Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says Dr. Larry Nassar Molested Her

Maroney won a team gold medal as part of the Fierce Five as well as a silver in the vault at the 2012 Games in London where, she says, Nassar also abused her. Attorneys have said that more women are expected to join the lawsuits. "Our silence has given the wrong people power for too long, and it's time to take our power back", she wrote.

Sports Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium chosen to host 2018 NFL Draft
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Philadelphia held the draft a year ago, drawing 250,000 fans. The April 26-28 NFL Revenue Generator and Brand Engagement Opportunity®-a bloated and flashy affair where the process of pro football teams selecting able and willing young men for their rosters is nearly incidental-will be the first held at a pro stadium, sprawling across the field, the stands, and The Sky Mirror Laser Weapons Platform Plazas.

Author: 0 Man United tops Benfica after young goalkeeper's mistake

Shouldn't be a surprising if Chris Smalling is paired up with Victor Lindelof against a young Benfica attack. Jose Mourinho's side now sit top of Group A with 6 points, while Benfica are rooted to the bottom of the table, having lost both of their opening fixtures.

Sports Portis banned for eight games after fight with Bulls team-mate Mirotic
Author: 0 Portis banned for eight games after fight with Bulls team-mate Mirotic

Johnson of the Chicago Tribune . "He's a good kid". "I wouldn't call it a sucker punch, no", Paxson said , via Vincent Goodwill of NBC Sports Chicago . Mirotic dropped to the floor and lay there for several minutes before getting up. He will likely need surgery and is out indefinitely. Portis will be eligible to return for the Bulls' ninth game of the season, which is coincidentally also at Toronto on November 7.

Sports National Football League and Players Association Issue Joint Statement Amid Protests: Nothing Resolved
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Earlier on Wednesday, Trump expressed his anger at the previous day's news that the National Football League rulebook, which says players "should" stand for the anthem but stops short of mandating it, was not being changed any time soon. Mike Freeman tweeted that the former San Francisco 49ers player has hired attorney Mark Geragos and that an official statement will be released in the near future.

Sports Meghan Markle quits Suits amid Prince Harry engagement rumours
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Jason Aldean tributes Las Vegas shooting victims on SNL with a homage to the late Tom Petty, "pisspotgate" threatens to boil over on The Bachelorette and Harvey Weinstein is ousted from his own company following sex harassment allegations. Speaking to Vanity Fair in September, she publicly acknowledged their romance for the fist time, admitting they had been dating for months before it was first reported in 2016.

Author: 0 Columbus Crew Owners Threaten Move Team To Austin

If the team does move to Texas, it is expected to play in a temporary facility before a new soccer-specific stadium is built. "The League is very reluctant to allow teams to relocate, but based on these factors, we support PSV's efforts to explore options outside of Columbus , including Austin, provided they find a suitable stadium location", Garber said.

Sports Maria Sharapova wins Tianjin Open to claim first title since drug ban
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova wins Tianjin Open to claim first title since drug ban

It was the 36th WTA title for Maria Sharapova. The former five times Grand Slam victor and world number one is in the final of the WTA Tianjin Open after beating Shuai Peng 6-3 6-1 in her semi-final. The former world No 1 and five-times grand-slam victor returned to action in April, since when she has had to rely on wild-card invitations to tournaments, as was the case in China.

Sports Cardinals outlast a Buccaneers comeback in Arizona with serious offense
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All of that spelled bad news for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , their opponents on Sunday, early on. The Buccaneers had no timeouts so Arizona was able to run out the clock. Ten more points in the second gave the Cardinals a 24-point lead at the break. Defensive lineman Xavier Williams left with a knee injury in the third quarter.

Sports Teddy Bridgewater cleared to practice with Vikings
Author: 0 Teddy Bridgewater cleared to practice with Vikings

He was set to meet with Dallas-based physician Dr. Dan Cooper on Monday, and the expectation was that he would be able to return to the practice field in some capacity in the next week or so. "There's so much wear and tear in there, and cartilage issues, and constant swelling and pain in there". Glazer went on to note that Bradford is going to have to make a decision here soon on his future.

Author: 0 Man in Panthers Jersey Arrested After Sucker Punching Another Fan During TNF

PREVIOUS: Charlotte, N.C. - The NFL is investigating a fight that happened during Thursday night's game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Carolina Panthers . He added, "That's what the 15 seconds didn't show", with regard to the video of the altercation posted on Instagram. The video shows Maraghy eventually turning around and punching the man sitting behind him in the face.

Sports Federer lands 94th title with hot shots in Shanghai
Author: 0 Federer lands 94th title with hot shots in Shanghai

It was Nadal's first loss since he fell to Nick Kyrgios in Cincinnati in August and its effects may linger as the US Open champion had his right knee taped during the match and appeared to be limping afterward. Nadal sent down his fourth ace for 5-4, only for Federer to seal the set with his seventh ace of the match. Hours before Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal did battle in the Shanghai Masters final, they were part of a brilliant on-court moment that not many people witnessed.

Sports 'Please Run' for President in 2020
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The former presidential nominee said that if she had been elected president, she would have called for an independent commission to "get to the bottom" of Ruassia's interference in elections throughout the US and around the world. "Supposed to be interviewing Hillary Clinton ... but she's fallen over and hurt her foot!" President Trump and Hillary Clinton are still going at it, and if Trump has his way, they'll square off again in 2020.

Author: 0 UEFA Champions League 2017/18 - Maribor vs Liverpool Preview

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is renowned for handing out opportunities to youngsters and more than a few starlets have got their chances at Anfield under the management of the German boss. This is the last place to do those things. Unfortunately, Wales lost their last World Cup qualification game to Ireland and failed to qualify for the finals.

Sports Los Angeles Chargers kick Oakland Raiders to fourth-straight defeat
Author: 0 Los Angeles Chargers kick Oakland Raiders to fourth-straight defeat

Nick Novak kicked the winning 32-yard field goal as time expired, lifting the Chargers to a 17-16 victory. And on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers , they turned to Patterson to provide that spark. The second of those two plays gave the Chargers a 14-10 lead, but the Raiders pushed back ahead on Cordarrelle Patterson's 47-yard run. Oakland needs to utilize him more as a receiver and a player in the backfield.

Sports Pavlyuchenkova beats Gavrilova in a thriller,wins 11th title — WTA HONG KONG
Author: 0 Pavlyuchenkova beats Gavrilova in a thriller,wins 11th title — WTA HONG KONG

The first set was a very intense one, with Pavlyuchenkova leading a break twice, but she didn't manage to convert two set points on 5-4 on Gavrilova's serve. "I did hit a lot more second serves today than usual (in practice)", she admitted. Australia's top-ranked woman came through, sending a forehand victor into the far corner for three match points and finishing off the afternoon with a successful drop shot.

Sports Cubs offense still missing in Game 2 loss to Dodgers
Author: 0 Cubs offense still missing in Game 2 loss to Dodgers

Jon Lester (10) and CC Sabathia (nine) are the only pitchers to have started more opening games of a playoff series. The victor of the series will play either the Houston Astros or the New York Yankees for the major league crown. "You can't let those guys string hits together". Quintana started Game 3 of the NLDS on Monday, pitching stellar two-hit ball into the sixth inning.

Sports Police arrest Panthers fan after video of attack goes viral
Author: 0 Police arrest Panthers fan after video of attack goes viral

Maraghy, dressed for the game in a Cam Newton jersey, allegedly called the man a "geriatric f-k" before unleashing a right hook to his face, immediately drawing blood. The victim telling the dude bro how they're being jerks and how rude they are for not sitting. The Panthers released a statement on Friday afternoon saying they had identified the perpetrator and were working with local authorities to pursue charges.

Sports Michigan's Karan Higdon was untouchable during 59-yard TD run at Indiana
Author: 0 Michigan's Karan Higdon was untouchable during 59-yard TD run at Indiana

The Spartans improved to 4-and-1 overall and 2-and-0 in the Big Ten after a 14-10 win at MI last Saturday. That culminated in Nordin booting a 38-yard field goal on the very first play of the second stanza for a 6-0 MI advantage. The defense held the Hoosiers to 278 total yards of offense, which actually will hurt their nation-leading yards allowed average. As time elapsed in regulation, Oakes converted a 46-yard field goal to deadlock the score at 20-all.

Sports Rahul, Umesh and Shami dropped from India ODI squad against New Zealand
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Fast-bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami have not been considered for the three-match ODI series to be played against New Zealand . "Because, as of now, this is the best combination", the official told ESPNCricinfo . India captain Virat Kohli has said on multiple occasions that there would be experimentation with the team as they prepare for the 2019 World Cup.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott May Still Be Eligible To Play
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott May Still Be Eligible To Play

A federal judge in Texas issued the injunction blocking the suspension last month, agreeing with NFL players' union attorneys who argued that the investigation of the allegations in OH and a subsequent appeal were unfair to Elliott, one of the league's standout running backs.

Sports Game collision kills veteran Indonesia goalkeeper Huda
Author: 0 Game collision kills veteran Indonesia goalkeeper Huda

The 38-year-old collapsed towards the end of the first half in a match against Semen Pedang, following a collision with teammate Ramon Rodrigues and Pedang attacker Marcel Sacramento . "The loss of Choirul Huda has hit us all hard", Santoso added. In an Instagram message dedicated to Huda, Persela said: "Thanks for the endless dedication and inspiration for Persela, Lamongan and Indonesian football".

Sports Detroit Lions stunned by the New Orleans Saints, 52-38
Author: 0 Detroit Lions stunned by the New Orleans Saints, 52-38

But the Saints (3-2) did manage to survive for a roller-coaster 52-38 victory over the Detroit Lions , thanks to their defense scoring three touchdowns for the first time in franchise history. Kamara had 10 carries for 75 yards and four catches for 12 yards - plus a spectacular hurdle over Lions cornerback Darius Slay . Six plays later, Ingram scored from 1 yard out to put New Orleans up 24-7.