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Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians

GOLF: Ariya Jutanugarn birdied the final four holes for an 8-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson in the Reignwood LPGA Classic in Beijing. Gymnast Simone Biles stood tall at the White House on Thursday - though not quite as tall as first lady Michelle Obama. "Imagine what it means for a young girl or a young boy who sees somebody who looks like them doing something and being the best at what they do", he said.

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Florida Gators Vs. Tennessee Volunteers

The 19th-ranked Gators (3-0, 1-0 SEC) are 6 ½-point underdogs in Saturday's game at No. 14 Tennessee (3-0, 0-0). The Gators have won each of the last six games when Corso put on the Gator head. Florida Head coach Jim McElwain gave an update on Callaway's status after Wednesday's practice. Tennessee will checkerboard Neyland Stadium with orange and white and the Vols will be wearing their special Smokey Grey uniforms.

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No extra joy for Texans with win over Chiefs

Houston is trying to avenge a pair of losses at home to the Chiefs from last season, while Kansas City hopes to make it three victories in Texas over the past 12.5 months. On four punt returns, receiver Tyreek Hill had 63 yards, including a 32-yard return. He doesn't think the injury is serious, but will have an MRI on Monday.

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Conte: 'Chelsea only good on the paper'

Jubilant with the way Arsenal are improving, the 27-year-old called on his side to use their excellent performance against Chelsea as a springboard for the rest of the season. That should give us the taste to want more and hopefully it will". "We didn't have the right attitude from the first minute", said the Italian manager.

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Mitchell scores twice as Montreal beats Washington in NHL exhibition

Hobbs makes no sudden movement prior to contact that turns this hit from a legal hit into an illegal one. Shaw, acquired in the off-season from the Chicago Blackhawks, checked Connor Hobbs into the boards from behind at 17:50 of the second period on Tuesday night.

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Tigers tap Zimmermann to start Friday against Braves

Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on October 11, at 1:30 p.m. Miguel Cabrera is trying to carry the Detroit Tigers to the playoffs and the two-time MVP hopes to extend his hitting streak to eight games when they host the Cleveland Indians on Thursday afternoon for the finale of a four-game set.

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Europe sends out its heavy (Olympic) medal at Ryder Cup

European roster: Rafa Cabrera Bello , Matt Fitzpatrick, Sergio Garcia , Martin Kaymer , Rory McIlroy , Thomas Pieters, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, Andy Sullivan, Lee Westwood , Danny Willett , Chris Wood. "You put the tee on the ground, your hand is shaking, you're trying to get the ball on to the tee, " he said. He's played on only two winning teams since 1995, and has an overall record of 16-19-6.

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Kohli hints at end to India DRS resistance

The 30-year-old off-spinner, playing just his 37th match, finished with match figures of 10-225, his fifth 10-wicket haul and joined the 200-club of Test wickets. Uncapped Haryana offspinner Jayant Yadav will replace Sharma for the second Test of the series, which India lead 1-0. "Ashwin is absolutely fine".

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Fortune urges United to use Rooney

Mourinho's job wasn't to broker the deals (just as no Chelsea head coach's has been for some time now), but he certainly had a very large part in players leaving. However, Wayne Rooney, who was left on the bench at the weekend in the 4-1 win over Leicester City, continues to be a substitute for today's encounter, as the skipper was not selected in the first 11.

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Canada wins World Cup, rallying to beat Europe 2-1

It was as embarrassing an outcome as you could ask for - minus losing, of course. "I think our country's deeper, but you only get to play five guys at a time". You have to think some of that talk entered into Europe's dressing room. The Canadians took a 1-0 lead in this best-of-three final with a 3-1 victory in Game 1 on Tuesday night.

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Premier League, FA And EFL To Investigate Transfer Allegations

Allardyce left his post on Tuesday evening, after he was caught on camera explaining how the FA's rules on third-party transfer deals might be circumvented. Ex-Premier League manager is another "we can put on the payroll". "I have never paid bungs to anyone", he told the paper. The League Managers Association said earlier on Wednesday that it was "extremely concerned" by the allegations involving the 10 Premier League and Championship managers.

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David Ortiz given standing ovation in Yankee Stadium finale

Moments after Joe Kelly's pitch to Mark Teixeira landed over the center field wall, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell delivered a message to his team. Despite halting the 11-game winning streak of the first-place Sox with a sweep this week, NY was eliminated from postseason contention when the Orioles once again beat the Blue Jays Thursday.

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Cowboys DE Gregory suspended 10 games on top of 4-game ban

The NFL announced on Thursday that Gregory has been suspended for 10 games of the 2016 season. Gregory played 12 games as a rookie before his substance-abuse violations led to the two suspensions and owner Jerry Jones was asked if he feels the second-round pick they used to select Gregory was a wasted one.

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Alabama Chief Justice Faces Ethics Charges Over Anti-Marriage Equality Stance

Moore is expected to be cross-examined by a lawyer for the state's Judicial Inquiry Commission later today. Moore's attorney Mat Staver, founder and chairman of the nonprofit legal organization Liberty Counsel , said in a statement the chief justice "merely gave a status report on the pending case and the JIC overstepped its authority to bring these politically-motivated charges".

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Marlins' Fernandez remembered as larger than life at funeral

Brendan's Catholic Church Thursday in Miami . One vigil that was held on Wednesday was disrespected in the highest form as someone chose to steal Jose Fernandez's high school jersey, which had been displayed in his old high school's dugout.

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South Africa's De Villiers to miss Australia series

A week later, he was named for the first time in Australia's T20 squad for their week-long tour to South Africa and the subsequent ICC World T20 in India where he finished as his team's equal second-highest wicket-taker in a failed campaign.

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Jurgen Klopp Cools Down Liverpool FC League Title Talk

The former Hoffenheim attacker helped the Reds to a third consecutive Premier League win at the weekend when they trounced Hull City 5-1 at Anfield . "Now it's three weeks since I am fit to play games". Last season they tended to raise their game for the big matches against their rivals but struggled to put away lesser teams, especially at home.

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Arsenal's Xhaka needs time to adjust - Wenger

He shared the photo above of himself with Mesut Ozil, Granit Xhaka and himself on the app and wrote the caption: "That win was well-deserved!" Speaking to Sky Sports after the win at Hull, Wenger felt that his team were "a bit more mature".

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Dez sits out practice; Cowboys unsure of status

Garrett added the team is continuing to wait for results from Bryant's tests. Jones said he anticipated Bryant would have an MRI Monday, which would reveal if Bryant sprained his knee. "We've had players with this kind of injury who missed no time in the past and other players who have missed up to a week or more than that", Garrett said.

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Man City train ahead of Celtic clash

City came back to equalize, before Celtic again took the lead, though once more Pep Guardiola's side rallied. Brendan Rodgers' side were hammered 7-0 in Barcelona in their Group C opener earlier in the month but he and the supporters will have been encouraged by the determination shown by the Scottish champions during an exhilarating game.

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Man Utd boss Mourinho: Why Rooney may remain benched

It turns out that although Henrikh Mkhitaryan is back in training, he will not be considered for Thursday's Europa League game against Zorya Luhansk. Mourinho said of Rooney's fitness: "I haven't decided yet if I start with him". Anthony Martial is likely to be on the bench (with Marcus Rashford keeping his place out wide), while Zlatan Ibrahimovic will start.

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Heckler sinks $100 putt during Ryder Cup practice

McIlroy, Sullivan, Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose pulled David Johnson out of the crowd at Hazeltine National and offered him $100 if he could do any better. Johnson nailed the shot and pumped his fists in the air. Dustin Johnson says the US team needs a short memory when it comes to the Ryder Cup . "There's no words for it".

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Mickelson: Spieth will lead US team for years

Who'd be a Ryder Cup captain eh? "This is the fourth team he's been on: second Ryder Cup and he's played on two Presidents Cups", said Mickelson. After ripping Woods and Phil a few days ago and even inferring that David Duval, who has won a major championship and played as a partner of Woods during a Ryder Cup was wrong with his opinion of Woods, Chamblee couldn't help but continue to rip one of his favorite targets.

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Red Sox aim to clinch AL East against Yankees

Petersburg, Fla. Though the offense was relatively quiet for most of the day, Eduardo Rodriguez had loud stuff on the mound. Red Sox nation populated the stands throughout Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay on Sunday, but a record setting pitching performance kept them standing.

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No promises on QB Cutler starting

Even if the rookie goes 5-1 before the bye week (beating San Francisco, Cincinnati and Green Bay), it'll be Romo who rightfully starts the Week 8 Sunday Night Football matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles and Carson Wentz, their rookie quarterback who, depending on who you speak to, is either the next Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Rocky, Benjamin Franklin, Dr.

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MAN UNITED - Ibrahimovic: "Good for confidence but we must do better"

Manager Jose Mourinho said: "I was completely convinced to play with him from the beginning [on Thursday] but with his situation in the last couple of days I am not sure". Rooney's scuffed shot found its way to Ibrahimovic. Rashford had the home side's first real chance of the match in the 21st minute, but the 18-year-old smashed the crossbar with a sensational half-volley, moments after Ibrahimovic had a long-range effort deflected past the post.

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Every Raiders TD From Oakland's 17-10 Win Over The Titans

As for the total, the number opened at 47 and that's where it now sits. Then, Andre Johnson's 18-yard touchdown reception was nullified because of offensive pass interference. With quarterback Marcus Mariota at the helm in 2015, Walker broke out to the tune of a career-high 94 catches for 1,088 yards and six touchdowns.

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Tim Tebow homers in first professional at-bat

Truth be told, a lot of hitters probably would take that first pitch they saw just to get a feeling for the opposing pitcher. His home run came off 6-foot-5 left-hander John Kilichowski , who was drafted by the St. But even if he was, that wasn't a typical grooved fastball to get ahead in the count. A Florida Gators fan growing up in Tampa, Kilichowski tweeted out praise of Tebow during the 2013 Sugar Bowl when then-Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel turned the ball over three times in the ...

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Ryder Cup first tee a 'forever' moment

Mickelson on Wednesday criticised Sutton for his decision 12 years ago to pair the left-hander with Tiger Woods on two day's notice before the world's two top-ranked players went on to lose both matches they played against Europe. "He was such a gentleman and he would love to see it continued to be played in that way". Tiger Woods' presence as a vice captain for the U.S. Ryder Cup team keeps gaining fans.

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ParalympicsGB athletes turned their attentions to Tokyo 2020

Team Ireland are celebrating after a hugely successful games in which they beat their targets for the Rio Paralympics, coming back with an incredible 11 medals. It was more than simply the sheer volume of gold medals that surprised China's rivals in Rio. More than 7,000 professionals from more than 70 different countries worked for OBS during the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Dennis Seidenberg joins Islanders with one-year, $1 million deal

That appears to be the thinking of the Islanders, who, according to numerous reports, will sign former Stanley Cup victor Dennis Seidenberg to a one-year contract. "That's all you can do and should do, because otherwise you just mess yourself up and make it hard on yourself", Seidenberg said. He was a sixth-round pick, 172nd overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry draft by the Flyers.

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Spieth and Reed lead USA in opening match

The week went as well as Kaymer could have hoped. "We were told two days before that we were playing together and that gave us no time to prepare", Mickelson said on Wednesday. Clarke will be hoping the likes of Thomas Pieters, Andy Sullivan, Rafael Cabrera Bello and Chris Wood can take inspiration from their experienced team-mates and rise to the challenge.

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Heckler nails 12-foot putt at Ryder Cup practice round

Not his power off the tee. "Or no memory", Johnson said with a smile. Johnson remarkably managed to shake off one disappointment after another in the majors - the 82 at Pebble Beach, the bunker blunder at Whistling Straits, the 2-iron out-of-bounds at Royal St.

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Wisconsin OLB Vince Biegel out with foot injury

Badger senior linebacker Vince Biegel will miss two to four weeks with a cracked bone in his foot, ESPN reports. Bilge chose to undergo surgery now than risk missing a potential conference championship or bowl game later in the season. Wisconsin also could shift linebacker Jack Cichy from inside to outside and move backup Ryan Connelly into a starting inside linebacker role. It marks the first time Wisconsin had defeated two AP top-10 teams since 1962, but the schedule over the next four games ...

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Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe plays down England job talk

I'm not interested in the job now. "It's very nice for them to say (that they think I'm the man) but it has no bearing on my thoughts. I love the job and have a lot more work to do here first", the 38-year-old added. "It's not been a great week for football". 'It was very disappointing, very sad. "When someone loses their job for non-football reasons it is a shame".


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