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Sports Tight-lipped Mourinho gets injury boosts ahead of Spurs clash
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Manchester United failed to register a victory against Brighton and Hove Albion as they suffered a shocking 3-2 defeat. Insisting he did not have any problems with Woodward, he was asked whether he was still enjoying a good working relationship with the CEO and replied: "Of course".

Sports Chelsea's Morata blames Conte's style for last season's inconsistency
Author: 0 Chelsea's Morata blames Conte's style for last season's inconsistency

Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata is convinced that his strike against Arsenal on the weekend has got the pressure off him and he can now go on and cement his status as the Blues' first-choice striker . Kante scored in Chelsea FC's 3-0 win against Huddersfield Town at John Smith's Stadium in their Premier League opener earlier in August. Chelsea have lost 11 away Premier League games against Newcastle United, only losing more against Arsenal (12) and Liverpool (13).

Sports Unable to sell him, Newcastle United loans out Saivet for the season
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Benitez is well aware of Sarri's qualities, having seen the Italian follow him into the Napoli hot seat and guide the club to three successive top-three finishes. On the subject of Loftus-Cheek, Sarri added: "I am not able to promise anything to anybody". "It takes defenders longer because I want to defend by looking only at the ball, and some players have played for 10 years looking at the man, so you have to change the way of thinking of this player, and it's not very easy".

Sports La Liga players 'concerned' about U.S. game
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Hamburg's German head coach Christian Titz addresses Hamburg's players after the German first division Bundesliga football match Hamburger SV vs Borussia Moenchengladbach in Hamburg, northern Germany, on May 12, 2018. "We need to fix many things with the employer". "It's not just the game as such, in terms of health and travel, it just makes no sense to have a game played in the United States and have one team have to give up a home game".

Sports Brandt Snedeker goes wire to wire at Wyndham Championship
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Snedeker, who shot 59 in the opening round Thursday, overcame a bogey on No. 13 on Sunday before recovering for a birdie two holes later. He choked up on his driver , but still blocked his tee shot off to the right and out of bounds, allowing Snedeker to breeze through final couple of holes on Sunday.

Sports Chelsea FC braced for one final Eden Hazard bid from Real Madrid
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But he is yet to be convinced his long-term future lies at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have already sold Thibaut Courtois to the Champions League holders and they are concerned that Hazard will join his worldwide team-mate in refusing to sign a new deal and forcing through a move to the Santiago Bernabeu.

Sports Tiger Woods confirms match with Phil Mickelson over Thanksgiving weekend
Author: 0 Tiger Woods confirms match with Phil Mickelson over Thanksgiving weekend

The duo, who have 19 major championship titles between them, will face-off in the 18-hole event at Shadow Creek Golf Course on either 23/24 November. "It's an opportunity for us to bring golf to the masses in prime time during a period where we don't have much going on in the world of golf", Mickelson told ESPN .

Sports The Boiling Hot Mess that is Manchester United
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Following Jose Mourinho and Manchester United's shock loss at the weekend, a former Red Devils player believes other teams in England are now laughing at the situation they are in. " Manchester United now have to do the same". "Football has changed, gone are the days of a chairman and manager". The news comes only 48 hours after former United captain, Gary Neville, accused Woodward of undermining Jose Mourinho in the transfer window this summer by failing to pursue the signings he ...

Sports CR7: What Cuadrado Said When I Asked Him For No. 7 Shirt
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Another Champions League win would also see him join Francisco "Paco" Gento as players to have won Europe's elite club competition a record six times. "As I've said many times, he taught me everything". Ronaldo himself is a father figure in the literal sense nowadays, with four children of his own and he hopes his eldest - the eight-year-old Cristiano Jr - can follow in his footsteps and become a football star.

Sports Ohio State suspends Urban Meyer for three games after domestic abuse scandal
Author: 0 Ohio State suspends Urban Meyer for three games after domestic abuse scandal

Athletic director Gene Smith has also been suspended without pay from August 31 - September16. A crowd of journalist, fans, and gawkers gathered near a loading dock behind the Longaburger Alumni House - where the meeting took place - and watched with rapt attention as Urban Meyer , his wife, Shelley Meyer , and Athletic Director Gene Smith quickly entered the building at various points as the day wore on.

Sports Pogba’s agent hits back at critics, dares Man United to sell Pogba
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United have backed Jose Mourinho amid renewed speculation over his future, but the manager has made his frustration clear about executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward's failure to significantly strengthen his squad. The playmaker rejoined his boyhood club from Juventus in 2016 for a then world record fee of £89 million (NZ$171.2 million), but he has often failed to live up to his hefty price tag.

Sports India keep Test series alive with 203-run win over England
Author: 0 India keep Test series alive with 203-run win over England

As the shadows lengthened across Trent Bridge on Tuesday evening, England's final pair of James Anderson and Adil Rashid dug in and India , in more than five overs of trying, failed to dislodge either of them. England coach Trevor Bayliss said the first innings collapse to 161 all out was the decisive aspect in the Test and urged his batsmen to be wiser with their shot selection.

Sports Roger Federer v Novak Djokovic: Cincinnati Masters men's final
Author: 0 Roger Federer v Novak Djokovic: Cincinnati Masters men's final

NOVAK Djokovic created tennis history on Monday and for a change Roger Federer was on the receiving end of it. "This is a dream come true", Djokovic said. "But I don't even want to look for reasons why it happened", he added. However there was to be no denying the Serb off the back of success at Wimbledon earlier in the year.

Sports Halep to face Bertens for title
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Three breaks of serve started the set with Halep breaking back for one-all after her forehand found the corner, and Bertens breaking for the lead once again after Halep sent her shot long. I'm like this, and I have to work more", Helep said. Bertens prevailed 2-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-2 in a real test of nerve as she was forced to save championship point in a roller-coaster second set when the tables turned in thrilling fashion.

Sports National Football League lineman threatened to shoot employees at funeral home
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The incident is not the first to involve both Incognito and police this offseason. Police in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale said Incognito had been booked on suspicion of misdemeanor charges of threats and disorderly conduct. "We're told ... the 35-year-old offensive lineman was talking with staffers at the funeral home when he suddenly exploded and began yelling at various people".

Sports Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson fumes about Liverpool penalty
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But Liverpool took the lead on the stroke of half-time, Milner confidently tucking home a penalty when former Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho was adjudged to have tripped Salah in the box. "I think a well-deserved three points". "I have no idea on the penalty, I can't say more ". "(Sakho's) a defender, he has to try and defend; which he did, in my opinion, well.

Sports Louis Cardinals: Welcome back, Matt Adams!
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The St. Louis Cardinals have made a deal with the Washington Nationals to bring first baseman Matt Adams back to St. Louis. The club also activated Carlos Martínez from the 10-day disabled list, optioned infielder Patrick Wisdom to Triple-A Memphis (opening a roster spot for Martínez) and moved outfielder Dexter Fowler from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day DL.

Sports Maurizio Sarri smoking: Chelsea boss reveals plan to quit cigarettes
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And two games into the Premier League season only champions Manchester City have scored more goals than Chelsea, who rank first in the division for completed passes, second for key passes and third for total shots per game. The injury [last season] was very bad for me and my head, but when the ball goes into the net everything changes. "The transfer window in England is over".

Sports England v India: Jonny Bairstow goes for X-ray on injured hand
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Joe Root (13) and Ollie Pope (16) began to rebuild but both then perished driving at wide deliveries, Pope caught brilliantly by a diving Virat Kohli at slip after playing a loose stroke against Mohammed Shami. All-rounder Pandya took five wickets for 28 runs in six overs, including four for eight in 11 balls, as he revelled in the swing-friendly conditions.

Sports Premier League 'hype' means domestic talent gets missed, says Brighton striker Murray
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In the first half it was a hit. "We went into previous year not knowing what was on the horizon - a lot of the players had not played in the Premier League ". The defence is creaking and David De Gea has been unable to come to the rescue, with the Spanish goalkeeper also far from his best. Ashley Young had just returned from the post-World Cup break and Mourinho straightaway deployed him as the right-back.

Sports Bama, Clemson lead AP preseason Top 25 poll
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Alabama is No. 1 in the Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll for the third consecutive year with 1,505 points. Oklahoma State is unranked in the preseason poll for the first time since 2015. The Nittany Lions are one of three Big Ten teams in the top 10, with Ohio State coming in at No. 5 and Wisconsin at No. 4. Previous year the Crimson Tide became the first AP preseason No.

Sports Modric, Ronaldo and Salah final UEFA Player of the Year nominees
Author: 0 Modric, Ronaldo and Salah final UEFA Player of the Year nominees

Ronaldo on the other hand also won the Champions League title last season with Real Madrid which was his fifth time. Cristiano Ronaldo may have ditched life at Real Madrid this summer in favour of a move to Juventus, but it is the Portugal international's performances in Spain a year ago which see him once again on the final shortlist .

Sports Harry Kane: 'Tottenham Hotspur played really well against Fulham'
Author: 0 Harry Kane: 'Tottenham Hotspur played really well against Fulham'

I don't change anything. "But I want players who are fully committed with the team and want to fight for the team". I think it's a situation that we need to improve. Jokanovic added: "We know they are going to press us". Although Arsenal were rocky at the back, they were unsafe going forward and Henrikh Mkhitaryan got one back with a low strike after 37th minute.

Sports Marcos Alonso explains how Chelsea blew two-goal lead against Arsenal
Author: 0 Marcos Alonso explains how Chelsea blew two-goal lead against Arsenal

I am very happy and it's just the beginning of the new season. But Hazard is pining for a place in the team from the start and he believes his impact as a substitute against Huddersfield and now Arsenal underlines his case. 'I think that was very important and shows we are working well and focused on winning'. "We did very well for 75 minutes of the 90, but inside there were 15 minutes [that were] disgusting", he said .

Sports Indycar driver airlifted to hospital following Pocono crash
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The 29-year-old driver was attempting to pass Ryan Hunter-Reay when the two cars lightly touched. Track workers fix the catch fence following an accident involving Verizon IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens (not pictured) and driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (not pictured) during the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway .

Sports Tite brings in young blood for Brazil soccer friendlies in USA
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Mourinho expressed disappointment this time a year ago when Pereira, who had spent the 2016/17 season on loan with La Liga side Granada, chose to pursue another loan with Valencia instead of fighting for a first team place at United. The Belgian-born 22-year-old midfielder was among a host of new, young, uncapped faces in Brazil's first post-World Cup squad , including Barcelona midfielder Arthur, also 22.

Sports Sergio Busquets pays tribute to Lionel Messi
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He has that capacity to score a goal at any moment of the game. Messi slotted in a third in the first minute of stoppage time to seal a routine win. The opener was an opportunistic effort from a free-kick cleverly rolled under the opposition wall, and which happened to be Barca's 6,000th goal in the history of Spain's top flight.

Sports Chelsea still not title contender, says Sarri
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However, Chelsea recovered their grip on the game and the introduction of Eden Hazard gave Chelsea a much-needed boost. The Belgium global was strongly linked with a switch to Real Madrid after hinting earlier this summer that he would be open to a move away .

Sports Fury outpoints Pianeta and sets up heavyweight mega-bout with Wilder
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Fury, the former world heavyweight champion, cleared the way for a fight with Wilder, the current WBC titleholder, by winning the second bout of his comeback on Sunday (NZ time). "I said yes and now he gets a chance to fight the lineal champion of the world", said Fury, who has a 27-0 record. Fury weighed-in on Friday at 258 pounds, 18 pounds less than he came in for the Seferi fight, a sign that the brash Englishman is taking his career seriously once again.

Sports David Silva Carries His Healthy Baby Boy As Mascot For Huddersfield Game
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The evergreen Aguero hoisted the ball over the browbeaten Ben Hamer from a delightful radar-like ping from goalkeeper Ederson and into the empty net on 25 minutes. The Special One has said City might be a rich club that signs the best players but they "cannot buy class". And even though City learned this week that playmaker Kevin De Bruyne will be out for up to three months with a knee injury, the fact Guardiola was able to name substitutes which cost his club £230 million ($293 ...

Sports Kohli, Rahane lead India fight back
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While Ganguly had made the runs in 28 Test matches, Kohli took just 19 Tests to achieve the milestone. For the 45th consecutive Test, they tinkered with their team - including fit-again pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah, giving a debut to 20-year-old wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and recalling opener Shikhar Dhawan .

Sports Brighton beat Manchester United
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Romelu Lukaku got on the scoresheet for the first time this season, while Paul Pogba converted an injury-time penalty, but the victory was no more than Brighton deserved, with Jose Mourinho's side poor throughout. There isn't a dressing room or manager that doesn't talk about the opposition in a derogatory way when you're about to play them. "Especially that third goal - we expected to come [in at half-time] at 2-1 with positivity - then the third goal killed us off in the second ...

Sports Ex-Ohio State coach reportedly took lewd photos in White House
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Meyer was put on paid administrative leave on August 1 after he initially denied knowing about a 2015 domestic violence allegation against Smith filed by Smith's ex-wife, Courtney, at Big Ten Media Days in July. Ohio State opens the 2018 season against Oregon State on September 1. He admitted on August 3 that he had lied to reporters at Big Ten media days when he said he had no knowledge of a 2015 accusation against Smith, which became public the day before.

Sports Tottenham confirmed stating XI vs Fulham - Pochettino makes change
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He scored in the 77th minute, having already hit the crossbar. Ings' past three Premier League goals have been scored under three different managers: Mark Hughes on Saturday, Jurgen Klopp last season and Brendan Rodgers in October 2015 - scoring in a 1-1 draw with Everton which would prove to be the Northern Irishman's last game in charge at Liverpool .