• Ballon d'Or nominees: Who should win the prestigious prize?
Ballon d'Or nominees: Who should win the prestigious prize?

Following Sergio Aguero being revealed as the first of 30 men on the shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or , Kevin De Bruyne has also been revealed as a nominee for the prestigious award. Ronaldo played a key role in Real's Champions League triumph last season and scored a World Cup hat-trick for Portugal against Spain. Thirty players will ...

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  • Panthers: Grades for a close Week 5 win against the Giants
Panthers: Grades for a close Week 5 win against the Giants

NY lost an eerily similar game previous year in Philadelphia when Jake Elliott drilled one from 62 yards. Last week against the Saints he had a season-low 10 carries. Sunday was also his first game this season, as he missed the first three games of Carolina's season while recovering from a heart procedure. McCaffrey is averaging almost six yards pe...

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  • Man City remain team to beat, says Klopp
Man City remain team to beat, says Klopp

However, Klopp's exciting progress with this team means that this group has to deal with more scrutiny. "The best way is that when the people arrive at the stadium, they are going to see a football game and enjoy watching both sides, that is the best way".

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  • Jose Mourinho 'set to be sacked' as Manchester United manager this weekend
Jose Mourinho 'set to be sacked' as Manchester United manager this weekend

Mourinho has alienated players, fans and staff alike this season - he has been at loggerheads for weeks with World Cup victor Paul Pogba - and it seems the United board, led by executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, now want to make a change.

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  • Klopp believes Napoli loss can inspire Liverpool against Man City
Klopp believes Napoli loss can inspire Liverpool against Man City

They will have shots on target. That's how it is. Lorenzo Insigne scored the only goal of the game which came right on the stroke of the 90th minute but Napoli dominated the match right from kick off. "After these games, you don't go into the dressing room and think "now we have got it, now we know how to beat City", because there is no real way ...

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  • India vs West Indies
India vs West Indies

For the West Indies , they have a mountain to climb. By tea, Jadeja had struck an unbeaten 100 off 132 off balls to be the third centurion of the innings . India had earlier turned the screws on the Windies after resuming the day on 364 for four, with Kohli becoming the second fastest batsman in history to reach 24 Test hundreds, after the i...

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  • Messi scores twice as Barca hold off Spurs comeback
Messi scores twice as Barca hold off Spurs comeback

Messi is on a hot streak in the competition: He hit a hat trick in a 4-0 win against PSV Eindhoven on Matchday 1 and, but for the width of a goal post on two occasions in this game, he would have walked off the pitch with four in London. He's the best player in the world, and it'll be nice to play against him. He was unbelievable. When he's in that...

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  • Hoffenheim vs. Manchester City live stream
Hoffenheim vs. Manchester City live stream

Sergio AGUERO scored goal number 8 of the season in Manchester City's 2-1 win against Hoffenheim in the Champions League . Zabaleta spent a season playing under Guardiola at City before leaving for the Hammers last summer. The domestic form has been good enough but not spectacular and they must transform that winning mentality for this ...

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  • The Rockies are moving on after historic win at Wrigley Field
The Rockies are moving on after historic win at Wrigley Field

On Monday, the Cubs were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers for the NL Central division crown while the Rockies were taken down by the Los Angeles Dodgers for the NL West title. Don't blame the wild card format for the fact that the Cubs won't be playing in a postseason series this year. Starting on three days' rest for the first time in the p...

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  • Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash
Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash

Will Mourinho lose his job? Mourinho refused to disclose whether he had met with United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward since Saturday's defeat. I like that perspective but I don't agree totally. "Everyone in the club has a role to play". The kit man, the nutritionist. "I don't believe any player goes onto the pitch and doesn't try".

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  • Mourinho is embarrassing Manchester United, says Scholes
Mourinho is embarrassing Manchester United, says Scholes

United face Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday and, speaking prior to the clash at Old Trafford, Scholes slammed Mourinho's behaviour. After the game, United's players were criticised for a lack of effort and attitude. United have twice before during Louis van Gaal's reign been late arriving for matches at West Ham United and Tottenh...

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  • Le'Veon Bell to report to Steelers during the bye week
Le'Veon Bell to report to Steelers during the bye week

Bell and his agent could argue they are entitled to more, and appeal it to an arbitrator, who could potentially rule in their favor. If a player-for-player, straight-up deal isn't seen by both the Steelers and Seahawks as fair, then they should just augment it with a weighted swap of late-round picks.

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  • Some ‘care more than others’ about Man Utd crisis - Mourinho
Some ‘care more than others’ about Man Utd crisis - Mourinho

He added: "We have to look at ourselves as players". Mourinho's time at Old Trafford may be running out, particularly if he fails to summon a response when United host Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday. "I am sure they would start tomorrow by trying to beat us, so we have to be concentrated, focused". The 30-year-old was prevented...

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  • Barcelona 1-1 Athletic Bilbao
Barcelona 1-1 Athletic Bilbao

Messi came on in the second half and grabbed the assist for Munir El Haddadi's equaliser at the Camp Nou. Luis Suarez said after the 1-1 draw: 'Messi is the best in the world but we can not depend on him coming on to provide a solution.

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  • Ohio State outlasts Penn State in an instant classic: 3 takeaways
Ohio State outlasts Penn State in an instant classic: 3 takeaways

Miles Sanders coughed up the ball after being hit by Ohio State linebacker Tuf Borland , and the Buckeyes' Dre'Mont Jones hopped on the ball at the Penn State 25. Ohio State players in a stadium underbelly had the glow of those who escape. Ohio State inexplicably had a delay of game penalty trying for a two-point conversion, and after getting...

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  • Jose Mourinho Odds On To Leave Manchester United Before Paul Pogba
Jose Mourinho Odds On To Leave Manchester United Before Paul Pogba

However, his relationship with his manager Jose Mourinho has spiraled out of control of late. The team needs good players. The players were seen waiting on the station platform ahead of their league match with West Ham on Saturday and will be looking to make things right on the pitch following two disappointing results.

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  • Liverpool out to 'strike back' against Hazard and Chelsea
Liverpool out to 'strike back' against Hazard and Chelsea

In what could be a cracking affair on Saturday, Premier League leaders Liverpool visit high-flying Chelsea as they seek revenge for the mid-week loss to the Blues in the League Cup. Chelsea assistant boss Gianfranco Zola said that goal, which Hazard has described as "special", served as proof the 27-year-old is one of the world's finest pl...

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  • Panthers signing of Eric Reid has many layers
Panthers signing of Eric Reid has many layers

Wide receiver Torrey Smith shared the locker room with Reid in San Francsico and has had only positive things to say about the newest Panthers player. "I hope so, but I don't know", he said. "I think that's great for him", he said. "I called Eric's agent on Tuesday, and (director of football administration) Rob (Rodgers) started talking to him...

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  • Kings, Suns Willing to Help Facilitate Jimmy Butler Trade
Kings, Suns Willing to Help Facilitate Jimmy Butler Trade

That came in a report from Marc Stein of the New York Times in which he cited National Basketball Association sources. Jimmy Butler #23 of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Kings are without their first-round draft pick in 2019 and uniquely positioned to leverage that cap space into, at a minimum, a future first-round pick and maybe more as...

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  • Arsenal's Danny Welbeck making case to get more starts - Unai Emery
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck making case to get more starts - Unai Emery

EPLgiants Arsenal on Wednesday, September 26 kicked-off their Carabao Cup campaign in style after defeating Championship side Brentford 3-1 at the Emirates stadium to seal a spot in the fourth round of the competition. "For us I am very happy". Striker Danny Welbeck scored a first-half brace to put the Gunners in a strong position going...

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  • Wenger could not 'win ugly' at Arsenal, says Cech
Wenger could not 'win ugly' at Arsenal, says Cech

Dean Smith's Bees made a bad start, allowing Matteo Guendouzi to swing in an unopposed cross from a short corner which brought Arsenal's fifth-minute opener by Welbeck. "But we spoke at half-time about how to stop them and we had better positions when Everton attacked". "For any club who wins titles in the recent years, you have a team with t...

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  • Comparing Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's First Solo Royal Outings
Comparing Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's First Solo Royal Outings

The royal finished her look with a matching bejeweled Givenchy clutch ($1,990), black bow-topped Aquazzura pumps ($750) and Birks Snowflake Snowstorm diamond earrings ($12,000). " Oceania " will bring together around 200 works from public collections worldwide, spanning over 500 years. Meghan also met with the curators and artists as well...

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  • Liverpool's Klopp talks up Chelsea title chances
Liverpool's Klopp talks up Chelsea title chances

But while Klopp is still developing his Liverpool side, reaching the Champions League Final last season, Sarri arrived when pre-season training had already begun after a tug-of-war with Antonio Conte . Klopp appears on board with a serious attempt at the competition. "We will be very careful - the ankle was the problem he had after the Ever...

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  • 49ers quarterback done for season with torn ACL — Jimmy Garoppolo injury
49ers quarterback done for season with torn ACL — Jimmy Garoppolo injury

He was carted to the locker room and afterwards the 49ers feared the worst, which was confirmed Monday. The 49ers expect Garoppolo to make a full recovery by the start of next season. Garoppolo signed a five-year, $137.5 million contract during the offseason. Through three games this season, he had completed just under 60 percent of his...

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  • José Mourinho tells Paul Pogba he will never captain Manchester United again
José Mourinho tells Paul Pogba he will never captain Manchester United again

The relationship between Pogba and Mourinho has been under scrutiny for a number of months, and Mourinho's latest action - carried out at Carrington today - is understood to be created to underline his authority at the club. There have been countless reports of a bust up between Pogba and Mourinho following some disappointing performances from bo...

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  • Timberwolves sign Towns to extension
Timberwolves sign Towns to extension

Butler will be a free agent next summer and the T-Wolves owner is not prepared to lose him for nothing. Butler turned them down. Last summer the Bulls traded Butler to Minnesota in exchange for Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn , and a lottery pick that eventually became Lauri Markannen.

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  • Gronk threatened to retire if Pats traded him to Lions
Gronk threatened to retire if Pats traded him to Lions

Lions game will be broadcast on NBC, and it should be possible to watch the game on any streaming service that carries NBC. Brady's my quarterback, that's all. The Patriots (1-2) have had weaknesses exposed on both sides of the ball, losing two of their first three games for the first time since 2012. While Golden Tate and running back Theo Ridd...

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  • Bills Pull off Biggest NFL Upset Since 1995 With Win Over Vikings
Bills Pull off Biggest NFL Upset Since 1995 With Win Over Vikings

This team has Super Bowl aspirations, although there was no evidence on display Sunday that the Vikings are that sort of team. Credit an impressive performance from Sean McDermott's defense but make sure to credit Allen as well. During halftime, the late Dennis Green was inducted into the Vikings' Ring of Honor. Green, who guided the Vikings to the...

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  • Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri satisfied with West Ham United draw
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri satisfied with West Ham United draw

Three points from the London Stadium as West Ham held Chelsea to a 0-0 draw to end the Blues' 100 percent start to the season. We are to play against a team which is very, very good, against a team which have worked with the same coach for four or five years - I don't know exactly - and they are a step forward from us at the moment.

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  • Simplicity the key with changes to FedExCup Playoffs finale
Simplicity the key with changes to FedExCup Playoffs finale

After the Wyndham Championship, the last tournament before the start of the FedEx Cup play-offs, the regular-season points leader will receive $2m (£1.5m) from a $10m fund shared among the top 10. Most of the usual suspects are here, with the notable exception of Jordan Spieth, who misses the TOUR Championship for the first time in his career.

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  • Jimmy Butler trade rumors: 10 potential landing spots
Jimmy Butler trade rumors: 10 potential landing spots

Wojnarowski reports that Butler is indeed available, and prospective suitors should contact Taylor himself if they struggle to make progress with general manager Scott Layden. The latter came with the No. 7 pick the Bulls acquired in the Butler trade - and maybe Markkanen was doing a little trolling on Twitter because of the recent news.

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  • Unai Emery I have a plan to improve Arsenal's leaky defence
Unai Emery I have a plan to improve Arsenal's leaky defence

Arsenal kick-started their Europa League campaign with a 4-2 win over Ukranian club, Vorskla Poltava late Thursday evening at the Emirates Stadium, London. Mkhitaryan has featured in all six of Arsenal's games this season and whilst the Gunners do have cover for him, manager Unai Emery will be hoping that he is fit.

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  • UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo
UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo

The red card left Cristiano Ronaldo teary with many football fans stunned by the referees call, including Sassuolo forward Kevin Prince Boateng who is bewildered by the red card. Nevertheless, referee Felix Brych took the decision to raise the red card and an emotional Ronaldo left the pitch disconsolate. Ronaldo burst into tears foll...

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  • Flooding on tap for SC, a week after Florence
Flooding on tap for SC, a week after Florence

About 25 miles (40 kilometers) nearer to the SC coast, Kevin Tovornik was tearing soggy carpet out of the house he has owned for 20 years in Conway, where the Waccamaw River was still rising. Then there is the danger of coal ash polluting the water supply as well. "They got hit, but the big hit comes days later and it will be the biggest they've ...

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  • Baker Mayfield leads Browns to 1st win in 635 days
Baker Mayfield leads Browns to 1st win in 635 days

The Bud Light Victory Fridges opened Thursday night after the Browns won for the first time in almost two years. The drink was flowing in bars all over Cleveland following the final whistle. "We were on the sideline", Landry said. "It feels absolutely great, finally". It is hard to do. "It's just when you pull them out and use them, that's ...

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  • Crisis? What crisis? Klopp unconcerned by Salah form
Crisis? What crisis? Klopp unconcerned by Salah form

Liverpool have won all six games this season to make a flawless start and look a dominant force even without their talisman on top of his game. Nobody remembers that, so it's really no problem. It wasn't like he finished last season, but he needed time last year and he will take time this year. It's disappointing that the forward won't be able t...

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  • Mourinho confirms two players to miss Wolves clash through injury
Mourinho confirms two players to miss Wolves clash through injury

Both teams go into tomorrow's Old Trafford clash with back-to-back Premier League victories. Smalling and Lindelof are likely to keep their places against Wolves but Mourinho was keen to stress the good run is not just down to his centre-halves.

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  • 'Kind of scary': Patriots are being very weird about Josh Gordon
'Kind of scary': Patriots are being very weird about Josh Gordon

Unfortunately for Gordon, he has battled a lot of substance abuse issues. However, they recently chose to part ways with him, and the Patriots traded a fifth-round pick to acquire him. Cyrus Jones and Corey Coleman are Patriots, again. It's not yet clear if he will suit up in Week 3 against the Detroit Lions on Sunday Night Football.

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  • James Milner up for Champions League award
James Milner up for Champions League award

Firmino scores winning goal in the Champions League game against PSG at Anfield, Liverpool . Rio Ferdinand has rubbished the suggestion that Mo Salah was unhappy with Roberto Firmino's victor in Liverpool FC's 3-2 win against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night.

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  • Jimmy Butler Doesn't Want to Play With LeBron
Jimmy Butler Doesn't Want to Play With LeBron

Actually making the trade could be a complicated affair, particularly since Thibodeau reportedly is not interested in making a deal to move Butler. "The Clippers have two max contract slots available in July". Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler has requested a trade after recently meeting with head coach Tom Thibodeau .

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