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Ronaldo wants new 10-year Real contract

Sporting Lisbon president Bruno de Carvalho has willed former star Cristiano Ronaldo to consider a return to his boyhood club. The visitors haven't won an away match in this competition since 2008 , drawing three and losing four of the seven that they have contested since.

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Rory McIlroy Returns To Form At TPC Boston

McIlroy, who was four over after the first three holes in the opening round, said: "It's just unbelievable how things can change in this game. I have won Race to Dubais and I have won order of merits and been a money victor on the PGA Tour but never lifted the FedEx Cup itself", McIlroy said.

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Rivera first HR gives Mets thrilling win over Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tanner Roark pitched seven spotless innings and Wilson Ramos homered in the seventh inning as Washington beat NY. Washington Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park, Wednesday, Sept.

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UFC 203: Stipe Miocic KOs Alistair Overeem in first round

But Overeem knocked Miocic down with a straight left and almost finished the fight when he raced in and followed with a guillotine. Overeem put Miocic in a guillotine hold and tried to choke him out, but the 6-foot-4, 240-pound Miocic was able to escape the hold as a hometown crowd of 20,000 fans roared and chanted "Stee-pay, Stee-pay".

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'Sickening' loss in Miami drives Pats entering home opener

Belichick seemed a little saltier than normal when hit with a handful of questions about last year's regular season-ending 20-10 loss to the Dolphins, which kept the Pats from clinching the top seed in the AFC. Safety Devin McCourty, voted a co-captain this season along with Hightower, Gronkowski and Matt Slater, said they received the game plan for Miami just hours after returning from Arizona.

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Australia's Starc undergoes surgery after training mishap

Cricket Australia (CA) remains "hopeful", however, he will regain fitness before they host the Proteas in November at the start of a heavy home schedule. Starc's freak injury completed a day of misery for the Australian national team, with news of injuries to Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner , having been streamed earlier during the day.

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LUNCH: Lehmann holds up Yorkshire defeat

The champions were dismissed for 286, leaving Somerset 42 for victory, which they duly achieved by 10 wickets with 8.3 overs left on day three. The cider county are in 3rd place just ten points behind leaders Middlesex and just one point behind 2nd place Yorkshire .

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Matt Verderame on Big KC Win - Locked on Chiefs

Then, after forcing a three-and-out, Spencer Ware finished a four-play drive with a touchdown plunge to knot the game at 27. In overtime, the Chiefs went 75 yards before Smith - checking out of the original play - kept the ball over the right side of the line and slipped through a crease into the end zone.

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Matt Kuchar has fun with idea of Tiger Woods as playing captain

And perhaps more importantly, who will he take? That led to an 11-member U.S. Ryder Cup task force created to stop the bleeding. But U.S. captain Davis Love III is banking on Fowler returning to form for at least three days - September 30-Oct.

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Rangers slugger Adrian Beltre homers from a kneel

I'm sure that the Houston Astros have nightmares about the Texas Rangers because they have literally been the only difference between them making the playoffs or not. And yes it does make it a bit sweeter that the Rangers have inserted former Astro Carlos Gomez into the outfield and he has been producing better than when he was with the Astros.

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Pakistan vs England: Sarfraz Ahmed saves Pakistan from whitewash

Pakistan would be looking to bring the curtains down on a long tour of England with a morale-boosting win in the one-off Twenty20 worldwide at Old Trafford in Manchester on Wednesday (September 7). John Hastings came up with a tremendous performance picking six wickets for 45 runs in the fourth game in Dambulla to dismiss Sri Lanka for 212 to which Aaron Finch responded with a 18-ball 50 to lay the platform for the Australian victory.

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Rams QB Case Keenum on Week 1 struggles: 'I was seeing ghosts'

Last year for Carolina, the season began with teams not as good and gradually got harder; this year it seems to be the opposite, and next week we'll see how Cam Newton and company respond to an early season loss unlike what they had last year.

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Watford captain Troy Deeney welcomes Hammers showboating

Watford took the lead eight minutes after the break when Etienne Capoue lashed the ball home, before Jose Holebas added a fourth ten minutes later. Although behavior among West Ham fans significantly improved in recent years, the club's last game at Upton Park in May was overshadowed by the Manchester United team bus being attacked.

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Economy Watch: Household Income Posts Record Growth in 2015

Median household income in the United States rose last year for the first time in eight years, providing welcome relief for Americans struggling to make ends meet, U.S. "The Census figures released today are a reminder that when you run the economy at or near full employment, the gains from economic growth spread to more people", said Neil Dutta, head of USA economics at Renaissance Macro Research.

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Dimitrov a tough opponent - Murray

Captain Leon Smith said: "I'm delighted to name the five players for this semi-final tie". "That would be the fastest serve I've hit, the other best serve was here at the U.S. He beat Novak here. He's yet to play any marathon matches, though, with three straight-set wins. If both Kerber and Serena make the championship match, the American will have to win to extend her reign.

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Packers vs. Jaguars: Full Report Card Grades for Green Bay

Few would be surprised that, had the roles been reversed, Rodgers would have led his team on a game-winning drive. "Getting in the end zone's always fun, especially getting the first one out of the way and get the first win". Going forward, the good news for the Packers is that they are back on track in terms of scoring points. While being wrapped up in the backfield, Rodgers was able to fire off a pass to the endzone.

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Manchester City vs Borussia Mönchengladbach

He has a special quality in the box. Over the past two seasons it has become the norm for fans to boo during the playing of the anthem prior to kick-off as a means of protest against Europe's governing body - but Guardiola feels it is now time to move on.

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Tennessee Volunteers win the Battle at Bristol

The current attendance record for college football is 115,109, set September 7, 2013 when Notre Dame met Michigan at Michigan Stadium. Tennessee is coming off an early scare against Appalachian State where the Vols needed overtime to escape with the win after trailing for much of the game.

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Rivalry Reignited, U.S. Tops Canada 4-2 In Preliminary Play

The animosity is only going to increase once the puck officially drops. The New York Islanders star then went on to score twice and Team Canada was thorough in its 5-2 victory over Team USA in Ottawa on Saturday. Kane, the NHL's leading scorer and most valuable player last season, doubled the lead 1:05 later. That's where size and skill will be a factor for the Americans.

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Mahrez double helps Leicester see off Club Brugge

Playing against his former team, Cristiano Ronaldo was on the score sheet at Santiago Bernabeu stadium as he leveled with one minute left from a free kick before Morata's victor in added time. Mahrez completed the rout from the penalty spot after 61 minutes after Vardy gave the defence the slip and was upended by keeper Ludovic Butelle. Ranieri, embarking on his sixth Champions League campaign with his sixth different club, could sniff the danger and he was out in the technical area urging ...

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Does Stan Wawrinka make a case for the Big five?

Two of those three titles have been won as Wawrinka battled Novak Djokovic, each of those times from a set down against the powerful Serb. Wawrinka said he was shaking with nerves before the match, crying even, suffocated by the weight of expectation that he was faced with playing for another major trophy.

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Michel Platini says "conscience is clear" — UEFA presidential election

The Slovenian lawyer will replace the French football leader Michel Platini, who told the UEFA congress that he felt no guilt over an nearly two million euro payment from FIFA that has seen him suspended for four years. Also contentious was Uefa's decision to invite Platini to say a formal farewell at the congress following his four-year ban from football for accepting a £1.3 million suspected criminal payment from Sepp Blatter .

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Blue Jays-Rays preview

Fresh off a strong performance his last time out, the Toronto Blue Jays will send right hander Marco Estrada (8-6) to the mound tonight at 7:00 pm Atlantic/6:00 pm Eastern against Tampa Bay Rays' left hander Ian Snell (4-7). Estrada gave up five runs and seven hits in five-plus innings, striking out six. In spite of last night's disappointing loss to the Rays, a team that has gotten very good in recent years at playing the role of spoiler in the American League East, the news isn't all ...

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Pereira says ref didn't follow proper protocol after hit on Cam Newton

I'm not here to worry about retirement plans, I'm not here to worry about pensions, I'm not here to worry about worker's comp. If you asked Miller and company, I would wager that they would say his MVP status meant absolutely n-o-t-h-i-n-g.

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Super Mario is Coming to the iPhone Thanks to an Endless Runner

And it will be. Super Mario is finally on the iPhone. Nintendo says that its mobile gaming push is an effort to raise awareness for its brands and dramatically increase engagement: " Super Mario Run is going to increase the population of people interested in coming to our platforms, which is of course is our main focus", Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto told The Verge .

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2 more Indians infected with Zika in Singapore

The connection between Zika and microcephaly first came to light a year ago in Brazil, which has since confirmed more than 1,800 cases of microcephaly. The Ministry said earlier on Saturday that the man was believed to be the first locally-transmitted Zika infection in the country. "We have to congratulate the transparency and the quick reporting that the Government of Singapore has implemented in the case of this outbreak, and hope that all other countries can do the same".

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No. 4 Seminoles rally past No. 11 Ole Miss

To say the No. 4-ranked Florida State Seminoles came out inspired in the second half of their game against the Ole Miss Rebels last night would be a huge understatement. Ole Miss: The Rebels' up-tempo offense is potent, but big mistakes by Kelly under pressure took away any momentum. An offensive line with question marks sprinkled across the board played well in the first half, but eventually succumbed to a talented Florida State defensive line .

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The skid continues - Jays lose 8-1 to Rays

Mired in an 0-for-23 slump prior to the injury, Donaldson had not recorded a hit in seven straight starts, the longest stretch of starts without a hit in his six-year big league career. The Rays have hit 14 homers in their past six games. Donaldson has hit.284/.400/.552 with 34 home runs and 92 RBI for the Blue Jays in 622 plate appearances.

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Bravo 'comfortable' on City debut

But to get back to the Champions League we need to do well in the Premier League, so the first step is to recover the self-esteem, which I think we are doing". City were dominant in the first half and Belgian De Bruyne was again prominent in the second goal when he curled a left-footed shot off the far post, which Iheanacho polished off from close range.

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ACC latest blow for North Carolina governor's re-election

The ACC Council of Presidents voted Wednesday to relocate the league's championships until North Carolina repeals the law. This means the Pitt football team will have to find a new destination for the goal it set at the start of training camp -- to make it to Charlotte for the ACC championship game.

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What do Analysts Say about: Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)

According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Western Digital Corporation is 4.45 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 4.54 Billion. (NASDAQ:WDC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The data storage provider reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.08.

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PSG star Lucas: It's been hard not to think about Arsenal

Lucas Perez was handed his English top-flight debut in the 2-1 win over Southampton on Saturday. Laurent Koscielny had acrobatically cancelled out an own goal conceded by Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech in attempting to save a Dusan Tadic free-kick.

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The Blue Jays need Josh Donaldson to break out of his slump

Toronto has lost seven of the last 10 games. The Red Sox scored four times with two outs in the ninth inning to pull off an 8-7 comeback victory over the Rangers. Pitcher number six, Joaquin Benoit , came in to face a familiar foe in David Ortiz , and the "Large Father" deposited his 32nd homer of the season to give Boston a 10-8 lead.

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Redskins, Steelers Stand Together Holding Flag During National Anthem

Most of the experts who made Pittsburgh their preseason Super Bowl pick did so because of the team's ability to score. The Bengals and Steelers are facing off for the first time since the chippy Wild Card game nine months ago, but the Steelers' quarterback thinks there will be no retaliation from either team.

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Kiev's Olympic Stadium to host 2018 Champions League final

A decision regarding the Europa League final in 2018 has been delayed to a later date. UEFA also announced that current Acting Secretary General Theodore Theodoridis will take the job on a permanent basis . Poroshenko is convinced that Ukraine will hold the final match at the highest level. The post Kiev to host 2018 UCL final appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.


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