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Burghley Horse Trials: Australian Chris Burton wins, Briton Oliver Townend seventh

Nicholson picked up six penalties in his showjumping ride, leaving overnight leader Burton the freedom of knowing he would win as long as he knocked down less than five fences on Nobilis 18. "I'm very pleased. That was as good as it could have been", Nicholson said. Gate sales on Saturday were also slightly down but we still had huge crowds and were into the overspill vehicle park by 10am - and it was more than made up for on the other days.

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Radwanska rolls into fourth round, hungry for more

Top seed Serena Williams takes on Vania King later on Thursday. Fifth seed Simona Halep beat Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-4 while sixth seed and two-time champion Venus Williams beat Germany's Julia Goerges 6-2, 6-3. "At 6' 2" Broady is known for the potency of her serve, but it was her ground strokes and dinking drop shots that caught the in-form Radwanska totally off guard.

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Starc, Hazlewood to miss SAfrica ODI series

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews will miss the rest of his side's tour of Australia after sustaining a calf injury, with the final one-day worldwide of the series set to be played at Pallekele on Sunday. Main, 27, joined SLC on June 1 previous year, and his last appearance with the Sri Lanka cricket team was at Dambulla. Live Streaming and TV information can be found below .

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Kershaw to return to Dodgers rotation Friday

With runners at second and third, he fanned Espinosa and got pinch hitter Ben Revere on an inning-ending groundout. The Dodgers answered, with one out, Justin Turner walked and then Adrian Gonzalez laid down a flawless bunt towards third base and there was no one there in time to field it.

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Leafs' Andersen out of World Cup

The Leafs said he will be flown back to Toronto to be examined by team officials. Andersen probably would have been the No. 1 goalie for Europe in the tournament and would have had that workload added on top of the two games he already played while representing Denmark.

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Injured Kyrgios Forced Out Of US Open

Open, retired from his third-round match against Ukraine's Illya Marchenko with a hip injury on Saturday, ending the Australian's bid for a maiden grand slam. It soon became clear, however, there was no way back for Kyrgios as Marchenko took the set for a 2-1 lead. With his mother watching from the stand, he made a decision to continue the third set, but there was no way back and after losing the next two games and the third, he consulted his trainer again and conceded the match.

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Andy Murray can be happy with US Open draw, says Mark Petchey

A fourth grand slam title at Flushing Meadows would also represent a significant power shift given only two months ago Djokovic held all four major titles. "Of course it's really special that a lot of people are speaking about her and then speaking about me". "I think I am just more relaxed [than last year] for sure", Williams said.

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Angels Matt Shoemaker leaves after being hit by line drive

Seattle totaled seven hits against the relievers but only got the two runs. The encouraging news out of all of this is that Shoemaker never lost consciousness during the whole situation. "We thought it would be good for him to get a shot". Andrew Bailey had the baseball safely sitting in his locker, a memento of one of the most memorable days of his big league career.

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Arsenal's Arsene Wenger tips Prem transfer spend to rise above £1bn

Ozil, making his first start of the season, clipped a ball into the box for Sanchez, only for Nordin Amrabat to clatter into the Chilean and leave referee Kevin Friend little choice but to point to the spot. "Now Mesut is almost there, not completely, but he just goes again". Arsenal did not look like a fearful side though in the opening stages as they dominated possession in a confident manner.

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Froome can't eat into Quintana's Vuelta lead

As Quintana and Froome injected pace up the Col d'Aubisque Valverde had nothing, and as a result he lost over nine minutes by the finish line. Nairo Quintana finally broke Chris Froome's resolve at the Vuelta a Espana as he extended his overall lead to three minutes and 37 seconds with a gutsy ride on stage 15.

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Milliner & Reilly Clear Waivers; Placed on IR

The oft-injured Milliner, the ninth overall pick in 2013, struggled in the preseason and missed the last game because of a hamstring injury. The Jets are responsible for his entire $2.1 million salary. Of the 19 players Idzik selected during his first two seasons, only six remain with the Jets . A day after being waived by the Jets in one of the more surprising moves of the 53-man roster-trimming deadline, the tight end was claimed off waivers by the Titans on Sunday.

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Big 12 no longer considering East Carolina for expansion

Some 20 schools were originally invited to petition the Big 12 for membership. The most likely scenario is the Big 12 remains at 10 teams or adds only two schools for a 12-team league with two six-team divisions, sources said. East Carolina, which had been in the conversation, released a statement Wednesday to confirm is it not among the finalists. These universities are Air Force, BYU, UCF, Cincinnati, Colorado State, UConn, Houston, Rice, South Florida, SMU, Temple and Tulane are still ...

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Still much to learn about Irish, Texas ahead of opener

Texas coach Charlie Strong is keeping his big secret until game day. However, a loss - let alone another blowout - would put Strong and the Longhorns in an early hole. Romagnolo added she thinks her young team should continue to improve as the season goes on. However, he injured his ankle in Week 2, opening the door for junior DeShone Kizer to nab the starting job.

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Retired Sevastova into US Open quarterfinals

She managed to save two match points in the second set but Sevastova eventually took her third chance to.seal victory in one hour, 42 minutes. The British No. Wozniacki, her ranking down to 74th following a series of injuries, hadn't won four matches in a row since March 2015. It seemed that the Latvian could finally breakthrough when she hit a victor to start, and cross court forehand passing shot to set up a third match point proved to be crucial, with Sevastova finally progressing after ...

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Serena Williams wins US Open 2016 match, breaks Navratilova's record

Serena Williams will face Kazakhstan's world no. 52 Yaroslava Shvedova in the fourth round of the US Open. Her fastest serve Saturday was 121 miles per hour, and she saved the only break point she faced against Larsson. Also on the women's side, fifth-seeded Simona Halep smashed her racket in frustration en route to a 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 victory over 34th-ranked Timea Babos .

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Telangana Governor felicitates Sindhu, Gopichand

Overwhelmed by the huge reception, Sindhu said that I never expected such a huge turn-out; it made my day. Sindhu was accompanied by her coach Pullela Gopichand. Telangana chief minister KChandrashekhar Rao also announced an award of Rs 1 crore for the Pullela Gopichand badminton academy. As Sindhu's parents have their roots in Andhra Pradesh, many of her relatives were among those who accorded her a warm welcome.

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Kizer starts and throws a TD on Notre Dame's 1st possession

Texas, with apparently great freshman quarterback Shane Buechele and Sunday night overtime hero Tyrone Swoopes heading up a skilled and deep roster, is not going to be almost as bad as it's been. Texas hosts UTEP this week, while Notre Dame will look to rebound in their home opener against Nevada. With Texas in dire need of a signature victory to propel the proud program back into the college football echelon, the Longhorns turned to a tried-and-true strategy, man-on-man, ...

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Tottenham complete £30 million deal for Championship midfielder

Sissoko looked likely to join Everton on Wednesday evening but then Tottenham firmed up their interest with a rival £30m bid for the 27-year-old France global, who impressed in the latter stages of Euro 2016 . According to The Sun, (print edition, page 55, Friday, September 2, 2016 ), Moussa Sissoko was not on the transfer list drawn up by outgoing Tottenham Hotspur head of recruitment Paul Mitchell.

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Russell Martin: Russell wallops go-ahead two-run homer in 8th

The southpaw's 5.22 ERA hasn't been this high since his last bullpen role in 2012, which he polished off with a 5.34 ERA and 1.47 WHIP over 156 ⅔ innings.He's also dealing with control issues after his walk rate shot up from 9.1% in 2015 to 12.7% in 2016, matching the career-high mark he set in 2011.

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Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Set Quarter-final Date!

His left wrist had been bothering him since early August, so Djokovic arrived in NY without much recent match play, having lost in the first round of the Rio Olympics and pulled out of a hard-court tuneup tournament. Caroline Wozniacki, meanwhile - derailed this year by an ankle injury that sent her career into a tailspin - and Anastasija Sevastova, who quit the sport three years ago, set up a US Open quarterfinal duel.

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Pouille ousts Nadal to reach US Open quarters

Monfils also reached the Open quarterfinals in 2010 and 2014. "I lost an opportunity to play a great event", Nadal said after his 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 loss to Frenchman Lucas Pouille in the fourth round on Sunday. 10, Gael Monfils in a quarterfinal match. There will be a Frenchman in the semifinals, because Pouille plays Monfils in the quarters. It's the first time since 1947 that three Frenchmen have advanced to the elite eight in a major.

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Texas Wins Nailbiter Over Notre Dame in Overtime

The Longhorns figured to be an improved outfit, but this is a shot across the bow to anyone who thinks it's going to take a long time. "And we'll keep going up", sophomore linebacker Malik Jefferson said about the team's potential. Redfield was dismissed from the Notre Dame team by coach Brian Kelly on August 21, ESPN reports. Strong's confidence in Swoopes is remarkable. Notre Dame's first drive culminated with his 13-yard touchdown pass to Equanimeous St.

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Rosberg wins at Monza

Hamilton had led Rosberg by 19 points before the previous grand prix at Spa but lost 10 points there after starting from the back of the grid; here, he lost another seven. "We altered the strategy a bit which meant I had the supersofts on at that stage, so great work by the team to give me the chance to make the move". Max Verstappen finished as he qualified, though he almost came to blows with Sergio Perez late on as the pair diced for seventh at the Roggia chicane.

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Officers threaten to boycott 49er games, chief vows safety

The 49ers announced that Kaepernick, Blaine Gabbert and Christian Ponder will be the team's three quarterbacks to start their first season with Chip Kelly as coach. Domenique Banks, a 23-year-old fan from nearby Oceanside, Calif., got the quarterback to sign his Kaepernick jersey before the game. He was slowed in the offseason after undergoing operations on his non-throwing shoulder, right thumb and left knee and did not get any practice time.

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What to Watch at US Open: How will Djokovic look after rest?

On the women's side in Ashe, second-seeded Angelique Kerber , the Australian Open champ, faces 17-year-old American qualifier CiCi Bellis. A potential semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic looms but the Nadal seems to have found his feet at the right time in NY and will be optimistic of adding a 15th title to his kitty.

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1 thing we now know about Georgia: Nick Chubb is back

He has more potential, and I'd like to reach it as soon as possible. ESPN analyst Brock Huard, a former University of Washington quarterback, said of Lambert's first-quarter play during the broadcast: "He didn't get to checkdowns, he didn't get to advantage plays, he really brought nothing to the table that his experience should have brought to the table in 15 minutes of work".

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Del Potro gives heartfelt thanks after big win

I trusted my doctors, my team, my physical trainers". Seven years ago, when Roger Federer won the first set in the US Open final, towards the end of a season when his nemesis Rafael Nadal was struggling with injuries, it looked for all the world like the Swiss world No.

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Earnhardt Jr.: 'I Definitely Don't Belong in a Race Car Today'

My heart is there to continue and if my doctor says I'm physically able to continue, that's an easier decision for me to make". It's possible to get one without a direct hit to the head. also stated that he has not been contemplating his future very much lately. "Second goal is to become a race-car driver and I'm very excited about that prospect".

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Dodgers ace Kershaw could return Friday

Luis Perdomo (7-8) allowed five runs and nine hits in six innings, struck out five and walked none. The Dodgers (76-60) hold a three-game lead in the National League West over the Giants after San Francisco (73-63) fell to the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

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Georgia begins Kirby Smart era against rising Tar Heels

Lambert may have been Kirby Smart's first choice, but the Georgia fans have spoken and they want Eason next week. Meanwhile, Tulsa's fast-paced attack is guided by veteran senior quarterback Dane Evans (30 career starts), who is on pace to depart as the school's all-time passing leader.

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Latvia's Sevastova beats Konta to reach US Open last eight

As Latvian Sevastova ran away to a 3-0 lead and held three break points to make that 4-0, Konta had won only five points in the match. Her ranking had slumped to 181 by the end of 2012, but her surprise success in NY, where she has already knocked out French Open champion Garbine Muguruza , will comfortably see her improve on her current standing of 48.

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Hosmer hits 20th HR as Royals top Tigers, 5-2

Norris faced the Royals at home on August 15 and took the loss after yielding two runs (one earned) on six hits and four walks over 5 1/3 innings. Justin Upton homered in the second and added an RBI single in the third. Martinez's grounder to Escobar ended the inning. "That ball couldn't have been foul by six inches", Royals manager Ned Yost said. Terrance Gore ran for Salvador Perez in the seventh and swiped second base.

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Texas beats No. 10 Notre Dame in double-OT thriller

However, on the ensuing extra-point attempt, Notre Dame blocks the kick, and returns it for a two-point conversion. Failing to get into the end zone in the second overtime period was critical, too. But at least we know college football is officially back . The respect the Texas players have for each other doesn't ultimately matter that much if the team doesn't win, so the outcome was critically important to the program's future.

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Rooney breaks England caps record

Mueller opened the scoring in the 15th minute, scrambling the ball in at the second attempt after seeing his first blocked by a combination of Even Hovland and Havard Nordtveit. I played in that role and helped us win the game. "It was about breaking that down, but we did it in the end". Amid much talk about his position within the England team, captain Wayne Rooney insists a midfield role suits him best.

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Nadal completes 'roof' double at US Open

She says: "It's incredible - on Ashe, in night match". He only landed 56 percent of his first serves in play and faced plenty of close games throughout the match, but he countered with eight breaks and an impressive 57 percent receiving points won.


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