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Sports NBA Just Took A Huge Step Toward Eliminating 1-And-Done Players
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Free of the restrictions of the NCAA's amateurism rules, players will be able to hire agents, show off their likeness and pursue marketing deals from sneaker companies, which could be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in endorsement opportunities to some of these top prospects.

Sports Manny Machado Hits L.A. Hotspot After Dodgers' Huge Win
Author: 0 Manny Machado Hits L.A. Hotspot After Dodgers' Huge Win

With one out in the bottom of the tenth inning, Manny Machado hit a grounder to shortstop and was easily thrown out at first base. He's a great guy. "You don't want four, five owners to sit around and say, 'Hey, dude, you see what Manny did?" The controversial play on Tuesday night harked back to that play as well as his jog through the bag in Game 2.

Sports Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen fit for West Ham clash
Author: 0 Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen fit for West Ham clash

Erik Lamela's goal condemned West Ham to a sixth Premier League defeat of the season but they certainly had their chances to earn at least a point, with Marko Arnautovic forcing three good saves from Hugo Lloris . "We believe in him, we trust in him". "I think he's a very honest, professional player", Pochettino said. More recently they have been supposedly softened by the absence of a handful of their most important players.

Sports Mourinho infuriated as Chelsea salvage unbeaten record
Author: 0 Mourinho infuriated as Chelsea salvage unbeaten record

The respective footage has emerged on the Twitter account Sky Sports Premier League . Marco Ianni had pumped his fists in front of the United bench before there was a confrontation in the tunnel. The Portuguese made a decision to have the last word with that three-fingered gesture towards Chelsea fans - but victory would have been a much sweeter response.

Sports Pressure mounts on Lopetegui as Madrid beaten
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A pair of victories, and just as importantly, some goals, would earn Lopetegui much-needed breathing space. After a blisteting start to life at the Santiago Bernabeu, a poor run of form, losing three of their last four in which they have not scored once has seen future come under question.

Sports Emery: Arsenal must be calm with returning Koscielny
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Arsenal's 5-1 win over Fulham in their last game before the worldwide break was the ninth consecutive victory under Emery, and was played to the soundtrack of Arsenal fans singing: "We've got our Arsenal back". "We need to stay with the best teams in the Premier League". We want to continue doing our way with different possibilities tactically and with the players - but with a lot of matches, we can't do that'.

Sports Hamilton's title hopes boosted by Vettel's grid drop
Author: 0 Hamilton's title hopes boosted by Vettel's grid drop

Vettel, whose season has been punctuated by mistakes, added another error to the list when he was found to have gone too fast when red warning flags were waved during the morning running. Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was sixth and ninth. While the awful weather that hit Austin during Friday practice means we had no chance to evaluate the relative performance of Mercedes and Ferrari on the day, the previous three weekends have proved emphatically that the silvers cars are the faster by some ...

Author: 0 Mourinho: Manchester United were the best team

The Portuguese jumped from his seat and was then held back by a mixture of stewards and Manchester United staff as he attempted to get down the tunnel at Ianni. Will Mourinho , a two-time former Chelsea manager, engineer another Stamford Bridge tactical masterpiece or will the intense criticism over his performance return after the two-week absence that was the global break.

Sports Bolt has slim chances in football, Says Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou
Author: 0 Bolt has slim chances in football, Says Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou

But Bolt's agent Ricky Simms said he had opted against a move to the Maltese Premier League team, which is backed by a group of investors from the Sanban Group in the United Arab Emirates. The Maltese top-flight is not featured on Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, so it's likely Bolt would not have been included in the game's winter update had he moved to Malta .

Sports Cleveland Browns Trade Carlos Hyde
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Hyde (6-feet-0, 229 pounds), a second-round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers, has rushed for 382 yards and five touchdowns on 114 carries this season for Cleveland - a 3.4-yards-per-carry average. The NFL trading deadline is October 30. Chubb hasn't caught a single pass this year, so you'll likely be relying on him in the exact role Hyde held prior to the trade.

Sports Pogba: Chelsea star Hazard is ‘on fire’
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Manchester United hopes manager Jose Mourinho can end its six-game winless run at Stamford Bridge . Hazard was part of Mourinho's title-winning Chelsea team in 2015 and last week listed the Portuguese coach as the manager he would most like to play for again .

Sports Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea will win Premier League title on ONE condition
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea will win Premier League title on ONE condition

Mourinho blamed the delay on local police for not providing an escort for United's team bus, but police officials said the club knew well ahead of time no such service would be provided and had time to make the adequate arrangements. We were champions together. "Players are different and they react in different ways to the development process and Luke reacted in the best possible way", said Mourinho .

Sports Brewers Pull Wade Miley After Five Pitches
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Clayton Kershaw helped his own cause by walking twice and scoring a run. Miley will now start in Game 6 in Milwaukee . Miley was Milwaukee's "starter" in Game 5 Wednesday in Los Angeles but faced one batter as manager Craig Counsell turned to right-hander Brandon Woodruff in a move aimed at getting better matchups with Los Angeles' righty-heavy lineup.

Sports Barcelona manager, Valverde speaks on Neymar's return
Author: 0 Barcelona manager, Valverde speaks on Neymar's return

Barcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner says no internal talks have taken place regarding the possibility of trying to re-sign Neymar . When Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain made Neymar the world record signing last summer for a mammoth £198 million from Barcelona , it sent shock waves throughout the European continent.

Sports LeBron: Lakers' chemistry isn't like instant oatmeal
Author: 0 LeBron: Lakers' chemistry isn't like instant oatmeal

Sometimes the ball goes in, sometimes the ball don't. "So no matter how comfortable you are, they all have their own feeling and you have to get better with it every single day, so I'm looking forward to this challenge". Stauskas bombed in 16 points, Lillard added 13 points and Nurkic contributed 12 points and six rebounds as Portland took a 65-63 advantage into halftime.

Author: 0 Eden Hazard can win Ballon d'Or at Chelsea, says Maurizio Sarri

Hazard admitted it is his dream to play for Real in the future, and Los Blancos are expected to launch a bid to sign the 27-year-old next summer. When asked about Hazard's future, Sarri said: "It will be very important for us if he remains".

Sports LeBron's 26 points not enough in Lakers debut
Author: 0 LeBron's 26 points not enough in Lakers debut

The 33-year-old signed a four-year, $154 million deal with the Lakers in July after leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers . Learning to play as a cohesive unit is a process that happens "not as fast as you guys think it's going to happen", James said, according to ESPN .

Sports Australia on verge of losing Test series to Pakistan
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Mohammad Abbas has dismissed four Australian batsmen in a devastating four-over spell to put Pakistan on the brink of a series victory. Abu Dhabi - Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas took his maiden ten-wicket haul in a match to fire Pakistan to a 373-run win over Australia in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Sports Liverpool's Sadio Mane undergoes surgery on broken left thumb
Author: 0 Liverpool's Sadio Mane undergoes surgery on broken left thumb

Virgil van Dijk is also on Liverpool's lengthy list of injury issues, although Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman is confident the centre-back's rib complaint will not force him to sit out any club games. "I understand that you all want to know it but I never get any information on injuries from other teams!" The German is relaxed about the thought of missing one or two of his stars for the trip to Huddersfield and has promised that he will field a strong lineup when the Reds take on the ...

Sports Some Manchester United players upset over criticism by former stars
Author: 0 Some Manchester United players upset over criticism by former stars

Jose Mourinho has not been enamoured by the forward's displays and has left Sanchez - back in training on Friday after global duty - out of his starting line-up in more than half United's games this term. Scholes further added that even Lionel Messi would struggle in the current squad. His Old Trafford experience nosedived with Mourinho's appointment two years later, as he was consistently singled out as underperforming.

Sports Bellinger leads off vs. Brewers in Game 5
Author: 0 Bellinger leads off vs. Brewers in Game 5

Wade Miley made the start for the Brewers and was pulled after only five pitches. Hyun-Jin Ryu will go for the Dodgers. "We're hoping for a win (Friday) night", Steldt said. And, he's the little guy who has to craft a new slingshot before every game. Santana also had a two-run pinch single in Game 1. The three-time NL Cy Young Award victor pitched in and out of trouble in the third, when the Brewers loaded the bases and scored their lone run.

Sports Red Sox take 3-1 lead in ALCS after controversial Game 4
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Major League Baseball confirmed in a statement it was also aware of a report by Metro Boston that a man claiming to be an Astros employee was removed from a credentialed area near the Boston Red Sox dugout during the ALCS opener at Fenway Park.

Sports Azhar Ali's weird run out leaves Twitterati in splits
Author: 0 Azhar Ali's weird run out leaves Twitterati in splits

In freaky scenes early on day three in Abu Dhabi, Azhar convened mid-pitch with Asad Shafiq after an edge to Peter Siddle which flew past gully and seemed destined for the boundary. "You've got to get behind the crease, that's your job". In the past as well, Pakistan cricket team had become the butt of jokes due to their poor performances and frivolous antics on the cricket field.

Sports Golden State Warriors are now celebrating success
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors are now celebrating success

In the end, the Dubs took care of business on their home court, locking down on the defensive end while producing their usual mix of handsome passing and acrobatic finishes around the bucket down the stretch. Versatile Warriors All-Star Draymond Green , limited during the preseason by a sore knee, wound up with two points, 13 rebounds and five assists in almost 33 minutes.

Sports Duke in the NBA: Lakers exercise option on Brandon Ingram
Author: 0 Duke in the NBA: Lakers exercise option on Brandon Ingram

That new champion may not emerge this season as James is surrounded by young players along with several journeymen, but if the four-time MVP can get a player like Kawhi Leonard to join him next season, there could be a power shift coming in the West.

Sports Cavs agree with Nance on 4-year extension
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He played in 168 games with Los Angeles before he was sent to the Cavaliers as part of the Isaiah Thomas trade in early February. "Surreal doesn't even cut it". "There's no place I would rather be". The Raptors hit the court for the second time this season after claiming a 116-104 win over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers as 12-point favorites Wednesday night.

Sports Is Meghan Markle traveling with a glam squad?
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Meghan Markle revealed her "achilles heel" on the third day of the royal tour of Australia on Thursday. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are having a baby - a very lucky baby who (at 12 weeks old) is already living a better life than any of us normals ever will.

Sports Troy Caldwell: Fan Who Interfered With Astros' Home Run Ball
Author: 0 Troy Caldwell: Fan Who Interfered With Astros' Home Run Ball

Right-field umpire Joe West immediately ruled fan interference , however, and his call was upheld upon review. Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the Celtics easily on your device. He thought it was a double, at least, when he watched the ball ricochet back onto the field. Was Mookie Betts going to catch this ball? It happened in the first inning, when Caldwell tried to catch a ball coming down near his seat in the right-field stands, explains USA Today .

Sports Major League Baseball says the Astros were definitely not cheating
Author: 0 Major League Baseball says the Astros were definitely not cheating

The Indians were concerned the man was attempting to view scouting reports Cleveland had on Houston's players, one person said. That was taken care of very early in the game. According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Astros deployed McLaughlin to monitor whether the Red Sox were cheating on their side of the field. Manager Alex Cora chose Kimbrel, who had struggled mightily of late, to complete a six-out save, something the closer had never done before in his career with over 337 regular ...

Sports Sloane Stephens qualifies for WTA Finals & Caroline Garcia wins Tianjin Open
Author: 0 Sloane Stephens qualifies for WTA Finals & Caroline Garcia wins Tianjin Open

While Stephens, Pliskova and Bertens are all playing in Moscow this week, Svitolina is taking the week off, which means that she can not move in front of the No. I'm looking forward to meeting the fantastic fans in Singapore, exploring the city, and competing against the best players of the season", Stephens was quoted by the WTA website as saying.

Sports Brewers, Dodgers even in NLCS after late night loss in extra innings
Author: 0 Brewers, Dodgers even in NLCS after late night loss in extra innings

Manager Dave Roberts said he made the change to "shake things up" and because he likes Bellinger's at-bats against Brewers left-handed starter Wade Miley . The Brewers were up only 1-0 at the time , but there have been moments in this series where that has seemed like an insurmountable deficit for the Dodgers .

Sports Astros Suspected of Cheating In ALCS, ALDS
Author: 0 Astros Suspected of Cheating In ALCS, ALDS

They got a runner on with two outs and Rafael Devers got a hit to put runners on first and second. The Indians were concerned the man was attempting to view scouting reports Cleveland had on Houston's players, one person said. 'Somebody mentioned (it) to me right now. When pressed on whether he had any concerns about signs being stolen, Cora added: "I'm always concerned about that throughout the season".

Sports Djokovic wins Shanghai Open
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Djokovic holds an 11-0 overall record in finals played in China, where he also won the Beijing tournament six times and the 2008 year-end Tennis Masters Cup held in Shanghai . The 18-year-old comprehensively outplayed the world number 24 to win the tournament without losing a set all week, walking away with a cheque for $163,265 and more than doubling her career winnings at a stroke.