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Sports When Novak Djokovic can overtake Rafael Nadal as world No.1
Author: 0 When Novak Djokovic can overtake Rafael Nadal as world No.1

The 14-time Grand Slam victor won 7-6 (7/1), 6-3. Novak Djokovic produced a dominant display to thrash Alexander Zverev to reach the Shanghai Masters final and claim the world number two ranking. "It means a lot because I have kind of played only the biggest tournaments", Zverev said. The 21-year-old basically never struggled on serve as he faced no break points.

Sports Hazard: I would work with Mourinho again
Author: 0 Hazard: I would work with Mourinho again

I said he could end up in the tight circle of the best three or four players in the world.' Sarri told Corriere dello Sport . "The last season under Mourinho was not pleasant anymore". The 27-year-old has begun the season in sparkling form under the guidance of new Chelsea manager Antonio Conte , leading the race for the Golden Boot with seven goals in eight matches, playing a pivotal role in his side's unbeaten start to the campaign.

Sports Manchester United keen on making January bid for Aaron Ramsey
Author: 0 Manchester United keen on making January bid for Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal could receive a fee for Ramsey by selling him in January but the Wales global, who played in the 4-1 home defeat against Spain on Thursday, did not sound as though he was planning for a mid-season move. The player has now returned to full-contact training with his Arsenal teammates, and is therefore expected to be available for the club's next Premier League game against Leicester City on October 22.

Sports Astros, Red Sox announce starters for first 2 ALCS games
Author: 0 Astros, Red Sox announce starters for first 2 ALCS games

Instead, the BoSox put on Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" as a not-so-subtle middle finger to their hosts, in particular New York outfielder Aaron Judge. Bill Simmons is an unabashed Boston sports fan, so he understandably was excited Tuesday night when the Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees in Game 4 of the American League Division Series to secure a date with the defending World Series champion Houston Astros in the AL Championship Series.

Sports McGregor suspended from UFC on medical grounds
Author: 0 McGregor suspended from UFC on medical grounds

The box office viewing continued well after the bell, however, as Nurmagomedov vaulted the Octagon cage into the crowd to confront members of McGregor's team. But after receiving his trophy away from the octagon Nurmagomedov took to Instagram in a cheeky dig at White for withholding his prized reward. "He's the world champion".

Sports Twitter reacts to Odell Beckham Jr.'s touchdown pass to Saquon Barkley
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to Odell Beckham Jr.'s touchdown pass to Saquon Barkley

Sunday's game against the Panthers was no different, as Barkley racked up 129 all-purpose yards, with two touchdowns - against a stout defense, no less. I don't even think it's hit me. It's just everything. It's just everything", Beckham said. Not to say that it isn't going to work. Beckham signed a five-year extension that could be worth $95 million with the Giants this offseason.

Sports Usain Bolt Has Scored His First Goal As Professional Footballer
Author: 0 Usain Bolt Has Scored His First Goal As Professional Footballer

His first goal , though, indicated some promise as he displayed strength to shrug off one defender before showing poise in front of goal to finish with a low left-footed shot. " My first start and scoring two goals, it's a good feeling ", Bolt told Fox Sports after he was substituted in the 75th minute. 'I'm keen to be a Mariner, to play my best and get into the team '.

Sports Rafael Nadal helps with clean-up operation following Majorca flooding
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal helps with clean-up operation following Majorca flooding

At least 10 people are dead in a flash flood of "biblical" proportions in Mallorca - prompting tennis great Rafael Nadal to open up his sports academy as a refuge, according to reports. A tenth victim was found later, emergency services said on Twitter. "They have found the bodies of the two British people in the auto but we have not had any news of the driver...." One witness told a local newspaper he had to swim out of his vehicle through a window to safety.

Sports Manchester United's Paul Pogba
Author: 0 Manchester United's Paul Pogba

But the one common factor that has been involved in each and every one of these issues, has been the team's manager, Jose Mourinho . Despite his struggles at United, Pogba was one of six members France's World Cup squad to be named in the list of 30 nominees for the Ballon d'Or , released by France Football on Monday.

Sports Giants parting ways with OT Flowers
Author: 0 Giants parting ways with OT Flowers

Flowers, 24, Jerry Reese's ninth overall pick in 2015 out of Miami, played in 51 games and started 48 of them across four seasons, mostly at left tackle. He had a confrontation with former offensive line coach Pat Flaherty during his rookie season and was an outcast for most of his time in the offensive line room.

Sports Rishabh Pant breaks into Indian ODI team after runs in Tests
Author: 0 Rishabh Pant breaks into Indian ODI team after runs in Tests

Hardik Pandya & Kedar Jadhav, who both picked up injuries during the Asia Cup, continue to be on the sidelines. Also back in the mix is fast bowler Mohammad Shami, who last played an ODI over a year ago. Delhi wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has been included in the team. As expected wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant has made the 14-member squad as a second fiddle to MS Dhoni.

Sports Eagles RB Ajayi suffers torn ACL against Vikings
Author: 0 Eagles RB Ajayi suffers torn ACL against Vikings

Rather than opting for an extra point that would have pulled the Eagles within seven, coach Doug Pederson chose to go for two, and Smallwood slipped around a tackle attempt from Andrew Sendejo after taking a pitch from Wentz for the conversion.

Sports Kanye West Rambles Like Trump In White House Meeting
Author: 0 Kanye West Rambles Like Trump In White House Meeting

West's first visit to Mr Trump was at his eponymous Manhattan skyscraper in 2016, a month after he won the election, but this was the rapper's first trip to the White House. West said they need to create factories. In an impassioned but sometimes hard to follow 10-minute speech, West talked about the " male energy " of Trump's 2016 campaign, the USA relationship with North Korea and his belief that he was misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder.

Sports Fury And Wilder's Round Table Interview Is Going To Be Fun
Author: 0 Fury And Wilder's Round Table Interview Is Going To Be Fun

Fury has no doubt looked rusty since his boxing return, but will seek comfort in the fact that he was the man who ended the 11-year reign of Wladimir Klitschko in his final fight before his infamous drugs ban. While sitting with Fury, the champ said he was part Nigerian, unfortunately, he didn't expand and since the line was a throwaway one, we aren't quite sure how he fits.

Sports Bronson Burgoon has 1st-round lead at CIMB Classic
Author: 0 Bronson Burgoon has 1st-round lead at CIMB Classic

Now the American, fresh from winning the PGA Tour money title for the second consecutive year, begins play Thursday in the CIMB Classic aiming for his third win in four years at the tournament, and his 10th on tour. "I think I've got enough experience from playing against the world-class players to do so". I'm looking forward to defending my title and seeing my fans there again.

Sports Pogba: 'I don't need the armband to be a leader'
Author: 0 Pogba: 'I don't need the armband to be a leader'

France's midfielder Paul Pogba poses in Clairefontaine en Yveline. Do you think Pogba is a natural leader? Yes, I think there are things that should not be done from the players' side and from the manager and above. "He [Deschamps] gave me good advice not to block this relationship that you have with journalists, the world, the fans", he said. He cited former Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo, a teammate of Pogba's at Juventus , as someone who could be relied upon to "show you the way on ...

Sports Ross Barkley feels more mature after two years in England wilderness
Author: 0 Ross Barkley feels more mature after two years in England wilderness

Barkley has not played for his country since the friendly against Australia prior to Euro 2016, but was handed a recall last week by boss Gareth Southgate for the Nations League matches against Croatia and Spain. Before the start of the new Premier League season, everyone had their money on Manchester City to defend their league title. I've worked on my weaknesses defensively and worked on my attacking strengths.

Sports Wawrinka and Kyrgios fall in Shanghai Masters first round
Author: 0 Wawrinka and Kyrgios fall in Shanghai Masters first round

Kyrgios has a chequered history at the Shanghai Masters after quitting mid-match against Steve Johnson in the first round previous year and being accused of tanking in a second-round loss to Mischa Zverev in 2016. "It hasn't been the year he'd like and I think next year it's about a focus on slams and actually performing and going deep in those", he said. A year ago in Shanghai , having received a warning for smashing two balls out of court in frustration, Kyrgios marched off midway ...

Sports Red Sox Name Starters for Games 1 and 2 of ALCS
Author: 0 Red Sox Name Starters for Games 1 and 2 of ALCS

After the Yankees won Game 2 of the ALDS to even the series, the song was playing as Aaron Judge exited Fenway Park. Kimbrel, who finished with 42 saves during the regular season, went on to struggle in the bottom of the ninth, allowing two runs on one hit and two walks before closing the door on the Yankees' season.

Sports Jimmy Butler's epic T-wolves return: 'F--king need me'
Author: 0 Jimmy Butler's epic T-wolves return: 'F--king need me'

Coaches and players were largely speechless at Butler's tour de force throughout the workout, league sources said. When asked if Butler participated in practice, Anthony Tolliver simply said Butler "was around". Information from ESPN's Chris Herring was used in this report. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Butler was "determined to find a way to the Los Angeles Clippers" and was looking to pair with a second All-Star in the 2019 free agency class.

Sports Ballon d'Or: Gareth Bale among first five nominees to be announced
Author: 0 Ballon d'Or: Gareth Bale among first five nominees to be announced

The 27-year-old scored four goals for Didier Deschamps' men in Russian Federation this summer as they stormed to their second world title, beating Croatia 4-2 in the final. "The best team in the world surely possesses the best player, right?" The Ballon d'Or is run by France Football , after confirmation this year Fifa had broken away from the award.

Sports Dana White -- UFC could strip Khabib Nurmagomedov of title
Author: 0 Dana White -- UFC could strip Khabib Nurmagomedov of title

Meanwhile, McGregor's father Tony has been similarly focusing on the future after witnessing his son's defeat in Las Vegas last night. The victorious Khabib leapt over the fence and attacked Dillion Danis after the sanctioned fight, while McGregor fought off some of Khabib's teammates having just nearly been chocked out.

Sports India in total control against West Indies in 1st test
Author: 0 India in total control against West Indies in 1st test

West Indies announced its side for the limited overs series against India and there are a few surprises who feature on it. If day one was an indication between the gulf between two teams in different halves of worldwide arena, Friday widened the gap in the standard of cricket between India and the West Indies , with the hosts toying with the Caribbeans in all departments.

Sports Aaron Ramsey wonder goal for Arsenal, Riyad Mahrez misses penalty
Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey wonder goal for Arsenal, Riyad Mahrez misses penalty

Arsenal duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have made history in the Premier League following the Gunners 5-1 victory over Fulham . Emery turned things around by introducing a fluid, fast-paced style, with high pressing that the fans have been really enjoyed so far this campaign but it has not all been plain sailing.

Sports Basilashvili shocks del Potro to win China Open
Author: 0 Basilashvili shocks del Potro to win China Open

Top seed Juan Martin del Potro will be strong favourite when he faces unseeded Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili in the men's final later Sunday. "I think I had a dream of that, but I don't know how realistic I really believed that was going to be".

Sports ALDS: Brock Holt, Red Sox take series lead vs. Yankees
Author: 0 ALDS: Brock Holt, Red Sox take series lead vs. Yankees

As of Monday morning, 58 percent of public bets are being placed on host NY. Andrew Benintendi highlighted a seven-run fourth inning with a bases-clearing double, Brock Holt hit for the first cycle in postseason history , and the visiting Boston Red Sox rolled to a 16-1 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Monday night.

Sports Eagles Making Costly Mistake Not Pursuing Trade for Le'Veon Bell
Author: 0 Eagles Making Costly Mistake Not Pursuing Trade for Le'Veon Bell

However, a recent report indicates that they are not planning to pursue a trade for the Steelers' disgruntled star. He wrote then that they were "among the teams with interest" in trading for the three-time Pro Bowler, although he added that the Steelers were "not in any rush to deal" him.

Sports Drew Brees passes Peyton Manning's record as Saints beat Redskins
Author: 0 Drew Brees passes Peyton Manning's record as Saints beat Redskins

There are still goals to be accomplished. "It's not going to keep me out", Peterson said. "I don't have anything else more to say on the issue". Brees and the Saints play against the Washington Redskins Monday night in primetime in the Superdome and Brees is anticipated to break the record during the game.

Sports Severino, then Sabathia for Yankees in Games 3, 4
Author: 0 Severino, then Sabathia for Yankees in Games 3, 4

J.D. Martinez's first playoff swing with Boston resulted in a three-run homer, instant offensive support for a suddenly rejuvenated Sale. The most recent series coming on the last weekend of the season, where the Yankees took 2 of 3 in Boston.

Sports Mbappe scores four as PSG beats Lyon
Author: 0 Mbappe scores four as PSG beats Lyon

But Mbappe wasn't done yet, and in the 74th minute , he added one more goal. This time Mbappe scored from inside the box after getting the ball on a rebound from Neymar's strike. He is not among the favorites for the Ballon d'Or. The 26-year-old further stated that his son always looks for Mbappe's photograph and shares the same with his school friends with joy.

Sports Rick Porcello ready to attack Yankees hitters in Game 4
Author: 0 Rick Porcello ready to attack Yankees hitters in Game 4

Oh, and the Bucky Effing Dent game doesn't technically count - that unforgettable tiebreaker contest went down in the history books as Game 163 of the 1978 season - but those other 21 games have produced an impressive number of postseason heroes.

Sports The Chaser Projected Alan Jones Phone Number Onto Sydney Opera House
Author: 0 The Chaser Projected Alan Jones Phone Number Onto Sydney Opera House

The Racing NSW promo is set to appear on the side of the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday evening. The regulating body said the suspension was in order "to avoid any perceived integrity risk". "It's important for us to promote our major events (and) I believe the tomorrow evening strikes that right balance", Berejiklian said yesterday, adding that it "will be in good taste".

Sports Chelsea legend John Terry announces retirement from football
Author: 0 Chelsea legend John Terry announces retirement from football

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry is among the favourites to replace the recently-sacked Steve Bruce, with John Terry being touted as his potential number two. " Thank you for the memories Georgie". "I want to thank my fantastic teammates, coaches, managers and backroom staff, who I was honoured to work with and learn from".

Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey: Ian Wright backs Arsenal contract 'stance' on Wales misfielder

Lacazette, however, wants to silence any chat of such an achievement and focus on doing the things which have enabled Emery to oversee such a streak. "The team spirit is good, of course when you win it is better". "We have to keep quiet and work like we did before and the season is going well". Midfielder Alex Iwobi praised the policy change prior to the Qarabag match: "It's good for us to train on the pitch as well so we can get familiar and get used to the pitch", he said .

Sports FA to investigate Jose Mourinho's touchline comments
Author: 0 FA to investigate Jose Mourinho's touchline comments

Jose Mourinho is facing a Football Association (FA) investigation over comments he allegedly made on the touchline following Manchester United's dramatic 3-2 comeback win over Newcastle United . "It is much less his style". Meanwhile, United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is "loathe to axe Mourinho" because it would mean a third sacking at the club since Alex Ferguson retired in 2013, and of course there's also the question of money.

Sports Drew Brees Becomes NFL's All-Time Leader in Passing Yards
Author: 0 Drew Brees Becomes NFL's All-Time Leader in Passing Yards

He surpassed it in magnificent style in the first half of Monday Night's game, when he hit a wide open Tre'Quan Smith down the sideline for a deep touchdown. "Obviously, and I know Drew feels the same way, you never play for individual records of any sorts", Manning said in June (via the New Orleans Times-Picayune ).