• Champions League: Arsenal prepare to face Ludogorets Razgrad
Champions League: Arsenal prepare to face Ludogorets Razgrad

Any manager in the world would love to have two forwards capable of scoring. They had a few bright moments during the first-leg and could be encouraged to take the game to the Gunners, who are unlikely to play their strongest teams. Defoe said it was important to always look ahead, even when things were going well. Giroud is also a beneficiary he...

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  • Wideout Harvin coming out of retirement to sign with Bills
Wideout Harvin coming out of retirement to sign with Bills

Though, in the five games Harvin did play for the Bills last season, he showed some of the promise that made him a Pro Bowler with the Vikings back in 2009. Williams, 26, missed 13 games last season because of a neck injury suffered when trying to make a diving tackle in a Week 2 loss to the New England Patriots .

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  • Ray Allen calls time on NBA career
Ray Allen calls time on NBA career

Ray Allen is calling it a career. Allen played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat after the Minnesota Timberwolves took him fifth overall out of CT back in the 1996 draft. He cashed the game-tying score with five seconds left. Allen is the last of that big 3 to announce he's done. Celtics-Bulls was o...

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  • Suspect charged in incident at Martinsville Speedway; two Danville victims listed
Suspect charged in incident at Martinsville Speedway; two Danville victims listed

Johnson took the lead on lap 409. We got points on the line. His last victory was at Indianapolis back in July (which for Kyle Busch counts as quite the drought), but his team has become efficient, and consistent enough to stay atop the standings, and should they advance to Miami, given last year's triumph, they'd have to be considered a favori...

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  • Durant's 37 leads Warriors past pesky Suns 106-100
Durant's 37 leads Warriors past pesky Suns 106-100

Durant added a pair of free throws with seven seconds left to provide the final margin. Durant was 15-for-16 from the free throw line. "Definitely, definitely", Green said. Score 130 points a game. No player since 1962 has scored at least 40 in his team's first three games. "No, play (and) we will win these games soon", Watson said.

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  • BLOCKBUSTER: Patriots Trade LB Jamie Collins to Browns
BLOCKBUSTER: Patriots Trade LB Jamie Collins to Browns

There were small rumblings of discontent previous year after a series of questionable moves (poor coaching in New England's Week 13 loss to Philadelphia) cost the Patriots home-field advantage in the playoffs, which likely helped swing the AFC Championship Game in favor of the Broncos.

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  • Manchester City confident ahead of Barcelona clash - Fernando
Manchester City confident ahead of Barcelona clash - Fernando

Manchester City followed Arsenal's lead by doing one better, comprehensively beating West Brom 4-0 at the Hawthorns to join the Gunners on 23 points at the summit of the table. It was end-to-end action during the early stages of the first half, before Guardiola's team eventually stamped their authority on the game. What most pleased me? Barca top...

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  • Ronaldo achievements unsurpassed - Ferguson in no doubt over Ballon d'Or winner
Ronaldo achievements unsurpassed - Ferguson in no doubt over Ballon d'Or winner

The Real Madrid forward is the favourite to win the award after finishing second in the voting past year to Lionel Messi, but does face competition from the Argentian winger and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann. "Such was his desire to lift the trophy". 'There are players born to be great for his natural talent, but another essential factor wa...

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  • Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte defends his touchline conduct
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte defends his touchline conduct

Chelsea star Pedro has defended Antonio Conte after criticism from Jose Mourinho following Manchester's 4-0 humiliation. Mourinho reportedly told Conte not celebrate the way the Italian did, at 4-0, and supposedly said, "It's just my opinion, but don't do that at 4-0".

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  • Cam Newton Rips NFL Referees: 'I Don't Even Feel Safe'
Cam Newton Rips NFL Referees: 'I Don't Even Feel Safe'

Newton blasted the officiating Sunday after a low hit from Cardinals defensive tackle Calais Campbell in Carolina's 30-20 victory, saying what he considers to be repeated cheap shots are "really taking the fun out of the game for me". "When he gets hit, he absorbs them - and it doesn't look as bad", Rivera said. "When I see other guys get calls...

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  • Mayfield's 4 TDs, strong defense lead Oklahoma past Kansas
Mayfield's 4 TDs, strong defense lead Oklahoma past Kansas

Facing the lowly Jayhawks (1-6, 0-4 Big 12) could be viewed as a classic "trap game" for Oklahoma (5-2, 4-0), in which a lackadaisical effort could lead to an upset loss, but coach Bob Stoops warns that this is not the same Kansas team that went 0-12 a year ago.

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  • Cavs request time change to avoid conflict with World Series
Cavs request time change to avoid conflict with World Series

James Harden led the way with a game-high 28 points to go along with seven rebounds and seven assists while Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon chipped in with 14 points each as the Rockets took full advantage of a Mavericks team playing without their leader in Dirk Nowitzki.

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  • James Milner ruled out as Moreno starts for Liverpool against Crystal Palace
James Milner ruled out as Moreno starts for Liverpool against Crystal Palace

Joel Matip then headed the visitors back in front just before half-time and Roberto Firmino settled the Reds' nerves in the 71st minute with a composed chip over the keeper. "I was happy with the reaction". It forces teams into unwanted, forced mistakes, and Liverpool have been so quick in the attacking third once they win possession in that area...

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  • Baez, Lester share NLCS MVP award
Baez, Lester share NLCS MVP award

Keep this up, and they could give Chicago a party generations in the making. Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez hits a two-run scoring double during the eighth inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct.

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  • Ducks beat Sun Devils 54-35 to snap 5-game losing streak
Ducks beat Sun Devils 54-35 to snap 5-game losing streak

It meant a lot to our team and a lot to our coaches". OR freshman quarterback, Justin Herbert , showed great promise and determination, by completing 31-42 passes for 489 yards, four touchdowns, no interceptions, and gaining 23 yards rushing.

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  • Man United's Valencia faces surgery on arm
Man United's Valencia faces surgery on arm

Jose Mourinho's preferred starting back four has been decimated with injuries, with first choice right back Antonio Valencia set for an extended spell on the sidelines after fracturing his arm . After undergoing the operation and having his arm put in plaster, Valencia is unlikely to return until mid-December at the earliest. Behind Darmian, t...

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  • Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen happy to get on scoresheet
Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen happy to get on scoresheet

Tottenham Hotspur will kick off at home to champions Leicester City on Saturday as the Premier League's only remaining unbeaten team and just a single point behind leaders Manchester City. "We need to adapt quickly to the competition ". While Janssen's penalty had put Tottenham in front, they have not scored from open play for 360 minutes.

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  • Gareth Bale extends Real Madrid contract until 2022
Gareth Bale extends Real Madrid contract until 2022

Luka Modric and Toni Kroos have already agreed new deals with Real this season, while Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly close to following their lead . The other week, Bale was of course named on the 30 man shortlist for the Ballon d'Or. We hope he achieves more titles with Real Madrid being a key player as it has been so far.

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  • Broncos' Wade Phillips carted off field after taking sideline hit
Broncos' Wade Phillips carted off field after taking sideline hit

It appeared San Diego running back Melvin Gordon was blocked into the Denver sideline and into Phillips, whose head appeared to snap back and hit the ground. Players surrounded Phillips, and after about five minutes, he was secured to a backboard, then carted off the field. Phillips was reportedly alert and answering questions on the sideline as ...

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  • Sri Lanka makes 537 after centuries by Perera, Tharanga
Sri Lanka makes 537 after centuries by Perera, Tharanga

Zimbabwe last played a Test in August, against New Zealand. "We've had some really good preparations with the games against Pakistan A, which has given the guys some match practice that was probably lacking in the previous Test series that we had", Streak said on Friday.

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