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Jantel Lavender of Sparks wins WNBA sixth woman award

Lavender also shot a career-high 53.8 percent from the field in the regular season, the 10th-best mark in the WNBA. Despite the limited action, Lavender ranked 40th in the league in scoring - one of only two players in the WNBA to do so in fewer than 20 minutes per game.

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Wenger is impossible act to follow at Arsenal, says Dein

The French midfielder suffered a knee injury during Arsenal's 3-0 win over Chelsea. Sanchez has been pushing to play in that No9 role since he's been at the club and Arsene Wenger has taken his time to see that it can work. Sanchez s cross arrived with laser-guided precision and England winger Walcott , showing the renewed desire which has saved a career in danger of imploding, powered between two Basel defenders to bury his header past Vaclik from close-range.

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Raheem Sterling has just scored another amazing goal for Manchester City

City were without club captain Vincent Kompany, Kevin De Bruyne and Fabian Delph but still had plenty of talent on show in the shape of David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Sterling, the latter having played under Rodgers at Liverpool. It's a bit of cliché to talk about great European nights under the lights, but this was one of those at Parkhead. "He certainly won't take them lightly because of the result in Spain".

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Cardinals dealing with injuries after loss to Bills

Although the box score may not have shown it the Bills passing attack kept the Cardinals off balance with quick throws as Lynn utilized his dual-threat quarterback Tyrod Taylor. The ball went right to a defensive back. "You're playing for the guy next to you, you're not playing for expectations or trophies that aren't won in September", Mathieu added.

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Is Terrelle Pryor the best playmaker on the Cleveland Browns?

It's easy to expect Jones to make the kinds of plays he made on Sunday against Cleveland, but appreciate it because not all the Dolphins defensive players have the same emotional drive, spirit and - oh yeah - lightning speed and sure tackling skill as Miami's safety.

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Upon Further Review: Packers' offense in rhythm in win over Lions

The Packers allowed Detroit to convert on eight of 14 third-down tries, a problem that McCarthy planned to focus on during the bye week. After forcing a Packers punt, the Lions got the ball with over 4 minutes left. Stafford repeatedly targeted Theo Riddick to move the Lions down the field. Nelson's 8 TD catches at home in 2014 went for: 80 yards, 66 yards, 59 yards, 73 yards, 40 yards, 27 yards, 45 yards, and 60 yards.

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Texans place star DE JJ Watt on injured reserve

Watt has re-injured his back and may miss the remainder of the 2016 season. Under NFL rules, the Texans could either put him back on the active roster in eight weeks or shut him down for the entire season. While it is unlikely Watt will return this season, that decision has not been reached yet. Aggravating his back injury last week, Watt managed fewer than three tackles and zero quarterback hits for the first time since his rookie year in 2011.

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EpiPen price hike linked to Medicare drug issue

Ms Bresch's compensation was an issue for lawmakers as well, as it often is when CEOs appear before lawmakers. Some members of the committee said they didn't believe the profit numbers provided by Bresch and they chastised her for not providing all of the financial information the committee had requested a month ago.

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'Silly' Allardyce says error of judgement led to shock exit

The 61-year-old, who told reporters outside his home in northern England that he was going overseas "to chill out and reflect", refused to rule out an eventual return to soccer. "He accepts he made a significant error of judgement and has apologised". Solhekol adds that Allardyce was also aware that he may be offered a contract for public speaking at the meeting, but stresses that his main motivation for attending it was to help his friend.

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Conor McGregor Slight Favorite Over Eddie Alvarez At UFC 205

It looks like Eddie Alvarez , instead of Jose Aldo, will be facing Conor McGregor in his match on UFC 205 on November 12 in his search of creating history. McGregor avenged that defeat to Diaz with a decision victory at UFC 202 , both men calling for a third meeting shortly afterwards. After fighting for almost a decade to get MMA legalized in NY, it's only right that they put on the biggest show that they can.

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Champions League: Guardiola rules out duo

On balance the players did really well". Fernandinho pulled City level in the 11th minute but Brendan Rodgers' side went ahead once again as Raheem Sterling deflected Kieran Tierney's strike into his own net. Most importantly, he's made some strategic signings like Scott Sinclair, who is in the form many believed he would have reached at Man City, and 20-year-old Frenchman Moussa Dembele who somehow came to us as an out-of-contract signing from Fulham.

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Wilson Ramos Tears ACL; Out For Season

He was replaced by Pedro Severino. They called up Spencer Kieboom as a third catcher earlier Tuesday. It's a brutal break for the Nationals and personally for Ramos, who was putting the finishing touches on a breakout season (.307, 22, 80) on the eve of free agency.

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Afghanistan beat Bangladesh to level ODI series 1-1

Afghanistan won the toss and opted to field first. Bangladesh had got off to a reasonable start, reaching 111-2 in the 25th - Tamim Iqbal (20), Soumya Sarkar (20), Mahmudullah (25) and Mushfiqur Rahim (38) all getting starts - but then proceeded to lose their next five wickets for 30 runs.

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Jose Mourinho: Pogba and Herrera good for eachother

He is my man, I trust him completely. "My captain is my captain". And it was Chris Smalling, who was wearing the captains armband in the absence of Rooney, headed home a Daley Blind corner to open the scoring on 22 minutes. But the Portuguese believes Rooney is still a "big player" for the club. United put a stop to a two game losing streak in the league. "He will want to prove to people "I am still the man", added Rio.

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Sterling hails Guardiola for return to his best City form

He may, however, have to put his faith in a man whose confidence was described only last week by former Celtic striker Chris Sutton as "shot to pieces". Back came Celtic . Kieran Tierney broke forward down the left and his cross took a deflection off a sliding Sterling and ricocheted into the net at Claudio Bravo's near post.

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Aguero impresses for City

Manchester City summer signing Ilkay Gundogan is in line for his first taste of Premier League football as his rampant side seek to maintain their flawless start on Saturday at home to Bournemouth. It wasn't untypical of City's game. "Every team needs to score to win games and, if you have such an incredible striker in your own rows, then it gives you the safety you are always able to score".

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Giants' first loss under McAdoo a repeat of past year

Beyond just the running though, he's been integral in the pass game. While Odell Beckham Jr. was OK on the field in his matchup with cornerback Josh Norman, the receiver had meltdowns on the sideline that McAdoo said were a distraction.

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Ivory Coasts, Gabon, two others get top seeds for 2017 AFCON draw

The formula used for each of the AFCON final tournaments was eight (8) points for the victor, six (6) for runner-up, four (4) for semi-finalists, three (3) for quarter-finalists, two (2) for third in the group and one (1) for fourth in the group.

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De Bruyne ruled out for four weeks

When you think it's done why do you have to keep going? PEP GUARDIOLA, City manager, who believes Aguero can play even better. "During the game you can dominate for 90 minutes but if you analyse the game we could have dominated better than that".

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Nate Diaz Reacts to Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor at UFC 205

Aldo's dissatisfaction most recently stems from the aftermath of his first UFC loss, to Conor McGregor back in December of 2015. But according to McGregor, there's no chance in hell that'll happen. The interim champion brings up a proposed bout from a few years ago when he wanted to move to 155 pounds to challenge Anthony Pettis for the title, but the UFC said that he would have to give up the featherweight belt to do it.

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Arsène Wenger says he's hungrier now for Arsenal success than in 1996

However, Arsenal were dragged down to Chelsea's miserable level for one 19-second spell in the match. "We had to deal with some inconvenient facts before the game", said Wenger. "Also I feel more responsibility, you're not 20 years somewhere and you don't care about things". Now we are a great team only on paper, not on the pitch where it counts.

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Team Europe motivated to knock off Canada

Team Europe were created exclusively for the 2016 World Cup in a bid to avoid lopsided results that would likely have occurred had the next best European team after Russia, Sweden, Finland and the Czech Republic been included. "We have to make sure we play a hard and simple game [in the finals]". "If you put yourself in that position, one of the top four teams in this tournament, you go into overtime, obviously we've done a lot of good stuff".

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McIlroy denies Johnson FedExCup glory and riches with playoff victory

First, his own score had him feeling good as he methodically took apart demanding East Lake with a bogey-free, 4-under-par 66 to move closer to winning his first Tour Championship. I've made it no secret that it's one of the last things I feel like I had left on my golfing cv, and I made it a big goal of mine especially after the summer had gone, to win it.

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Jacoby Brissett injured thumb in Pats win over Texans

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The more assets the Patriots lose this season, the better they seem to play. The Patriots are the Jets' AFC East rivals, of course, and they haven't missed a beat without Tom Brady, suspended the first four games for his role in the "Deflategate" scandal.

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David Ortiz thanks Yankees fans, encourages them to moon him

The seesaw nature of the game continued in the bottom of eighth when a Brad Miller RBI single tied the game at 2-2. The relay beat him in plenty of time, but he initially eluded the tag of Luke Maile before tap dancing around home plate. Despite a stellar season, Ortiz said before the game there is no way he will change his mind about retirement. "It's not my area so since I've never choreographed a pre-game ceremony I don't think I'm someone that should have an opinion on what should or ...

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Didier Drogba taunts Theo Walcott after Chelsea's humbling by Arsenal

That all changed on Saturday at Emirates Stadium, where goals from Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott inside the opening 15 minutes settled the nerves, Mesut Ozil adding the third five minutes before the break. Today was a good test to see if that was real, if we could continue to move upwards. By halftime, the game was over as a contest after Mesut Ozil raced into Chelsea's half and bamboozled Cahill and fellow centre half David Luiz with a one-two with Sanchez before scoring Arsenal's ...

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Chelsea willing to pay £25m for Keane, Mirror say

The Clarets star has emerged as a top target for Antonio Conte as he looks to solve their defensive problems, and reports in the press now suggest Chelsea will break the bank to land him. Chelsea will be looking to return to winning ways this weekend when they take on the newly promoted Hull City. Alongside him in that team was brother Will, Ravel Morrison and current first-team players at Old Trafford Jesse Lingard and Paul Pogba.

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Chiefs vs Jets: Kansas City Team Grades

Honestly, there was no excuse for losing so soundly. When I don't play well, like I did [Sunday], we're going to have a hard time winning football games. The defense allowed Alex Smith his first 100-plus passer rating day since Week 15 of previous year. A good question that nearly no one is asking is how bad is Geno Smith that Fitzpatrick doesn't get benched after his 4th pick? The secondary intercepted Ryan Fitzpatrick SIX times and the defense as a whole held NY to only a field goal all ...

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India on verge of victory in 500th Test

Batting against Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja on a fifth-day pitch is always going to be hard for New Zealand. Heading into the day needing just six wickets to take a lead in the series, the Indian bowlers picked up three wickets even though a resolute Mitchell Santner denied them celebrations from a side.

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Russian Federation vs. North America recap

We have all the makings to be a good hockey team. Gabriel Landeskog and Victor Hedman scored second-period goals for the Swedes. Toronto Maple Leafs 2016 No. McLellan pulled Matt Murray in favour of John Gibson with 4:17 remaining in the period after the four-goal Russian Federation sure. We won't say Team Canada would have been stronger if it could have included Connor McDavid or defenseman Aaron Ekblad because Team Canada is stacked already.

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Carr disappointed in Raiders offense, 'we expect so much more'

Unfortunately, the Raiders offense weren't able to capitalize on it. Three Titans turnovers played a critical role in the Raiders' win. Tennessee had a chance to win in the final minute after driving to the Oakland 3 before two penalties and one not called cost the Titans.

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Rory McIlroy wins Fed Ex Cup, Tour Championship in playoff

He became the first player since Tiger Woods in 2007 to win a major, WGC event and a playoff event in the same season, and he appeared in line to take home the FedEx Cup before a late rally from Rory McIlroy at the Tour Championship. Although he will be making his Ryder Cup debut at Hazeltine, Moore is no stranger to representing his country, as he has played in the Walker Cup, Palmer Cup and the World Amateur Team Championship during his career.

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Newcastle match report: Dwight Gayle nets late victor against Norwich

Norwich sit one-point clear of the rest ahead of this Wednesday's game, and having scored no less than two goals per game during their last four encounters, it'd take a courageous man to bet against them this week. An exciting first half was soon followed by a truly remarkable second half. "Dwight Gayle was rewarded for all his hard work and I'm delighted with him.

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Ranked Kerber falls to Kvitova at Wuhan Open

Kerber lost Wednesday for the first time since becoming the No. 1-ranked player, defeated by Petra Kvitova in the third round of the Wuhan Open. She conjured her best when it mattered most and tapped into reserves of energy and will as a determined opponent in the form of her career wilted in the oppressive NY humidity.

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Mourinho angry despite cup win; Carrick just 'fine'

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho will go head-to-head for the second time this season after Manchester City and Manchester United were pitted against each other in the fourth round of the EFL Cup . Carrick said: "Just before half-time we took our foot off the gas and let them get back into it, which we were disappointed with. We were totally in control for the first 35 minutes and then we were back in control for the last 25 minutes", Mourinho told United's official site after the win.


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