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Five Things We Learned vs. Rutgers

Chris Laviano was shining, as well was running back Robert Martin and the defense was making a stand. No. 4 MI 14, No. 8 Wisconsin 7 • In Ann Arbor, Mich., Wilton Speight threw a tiebreaking, 46-yard touchdown pass to Amara Darboh midway through the fourth quarter and Jourdan Lewis had a spectacular, one-handed interception as No.

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Dedicated Tiger Woods '100% invested in American cause, says Snedeker

Ryder Cup captains such as Sutton , Tom Kite, Lanny Wadkins, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Lehman have been prominent in the U.S. team locker room. "That put us in a position to fail and we failed monumentally", Mickelson said Wednesday. You mean Tiger and Phil? "I hopped on a cart and raced back up here with Dustin Johnson on the back and he immediately said, 'I love these pairings.' That's what you want to hear from your players, that they are excited", Love said.

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Lloris: Spurs win against City 'no surprise'

Spurs handed Pep Guardiola his first defeat since taking over at the Etihad Stadium with a deserved 2-0 win at White Hart Lane on Sunday . Sagna admitted that City had been second best at White Hart Lane, where an own goal from Aleksandar Kolarov and a neat finish from Dele Alli gave Spurs the three points.

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Urban Meyer Updates: Ohio State wide receiver KJ Hill "Ahead Of Schedule"

Speaking of wide receivers did you notice Ohio State scored 58 points on Rutgers with sophomore Noah Brown barely making a peep? Georgia Tech (3-2, 1-2) drew to 28-21 before Miami's Brad Kaaya answered with a 31-yard touchdown pass to Stacy Coley late in the third quarter.

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Arsenal manager Wenger heaps praise on Theo Walcott following Chelsea win

Last season Arsenal were blasted by former Gunner Martin Keown for posting pictures after the win over eventual champions Leicester. The combative midfielder has been pivotal in that run, and so any spell out of action will be a significant setback for the team with Aaron Ramsey also still now sidelined.

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India beat Kiwis, replaces Pak as No.1 in Test rankings

This was also the 12th Test on the trot that India had gone without defeat, a run that has brought nine victories and three draws across Sri Lanka, India and the West Indies. "First innings, we understood we threw it away with a few loose shots, second innings the New Zealand bowlers really put us under pressure". Coming out to chase the target set by India with nearly two days in hand, NZ had a promising start with both the openers putting up a 55-run stand.

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Jerry Jones' Dez Bryant defense sounds more like an accusation

But instead of hitting Smith in stride for the touchdown, Gabbert's pass was short and hung in the air, and Claiborne made an easy interception. The Cowboys followed it up with an 11-play drive that ended with a field goal and ate up most of the remaining clock.

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WADA Statement Regarding Maria Sharapova CAS Decision

Sharapova can now return to professional tennis at the end of next April, shortly after her 30th birthday and before next year's French Open. The 29-year-old Russian tested positive for the banned medication meldonium during January's Australian Open, but the world's top sports court cut the initial two-year ban by nine months at Tuesday's hearing.

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R Ashwin's six-for seals India's win against Kiwis

Ashwin also had skipper Kane Williamson dismissed lbw to claim his 200th Test wicket on the fourth day to give India a firm grip in the first of the three Tests. "They showed good resilience and resistance and that is something you want to see from opposition". He understands the situation. However, with his score at 80 and his team's total at 158/4, he lost his wicket, top-edging a Ravindra Jadeja delivery to Ravichandran Ashwin.

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Watson and Boulware both win National Honors

Watson proved that against the Cardinals, who overcame a 28-10 deficit to lead, 36-28, in the final period. Top tacklers: Louisville senior safety Josh Harvey-Clemons has 28 tackles (14 solo) in four games. After a measurement, it was confirmed that he'd reached the receiver in time. The game was superb theater, but not exactly a classic example of excellent performance.

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SEC Roundup: Tennessee rallies to win in second half

Head coach Butch Jones said that Dobbs cool demeanor was one of the reasons for this outbreak. For now, though, Tennessee has a win over Florida , a victory that reinvigorated their season and gave them so much more to play for the rest of the way.

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'It's a result of our style,' Jurgen Klopp talks up attacking threat

Still, you can't please everyone. They have already beaten Chelsea and Arsenal away and romped to a 5-1 victory over Hull on Saturday. The German was also asked of who his favourite non-Liverpool players in the Premier League were, and he revealed his admiration for City's Silva.

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Rooney: I understand why Mourinho dropped me from Man United XI

Mourinho had suggested Rooney returned from his commitments for England a different player, with United losing three straight matches. But just as Zlatan Ibrahimovic has overcome the doubts of some neutrals, Herrera expects the England man to also bounce back.

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Why I dropped Rooney against Leicester City - Mourinho

Leicester held their own early on with Robert Huth lashing a shot just over but it was United who edged in front in the 22nd minute after some neat play wide on the left had forced a corner. "If you think about what you want your midfield player to do for £90m, you want him to pass well, come forward, be a threat in the box, be dynamic, sprint back and be a force defensively".

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Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly, first in region

The most serious birth defect that has been linked to Zika is microcephaly , which causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and badly damaged brains. The Ministry of Health could not be reached for comment on Friday. Eighty percent of pregnant women will show no symptoms of the virus, it said. The Zika strain spreading in Southeast Asia is somewhat different from the one spreading across the Americas.

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SC directs BCCI: Give undertaking you will implement Lodha Committee directions unconditionally

SC has given the Indian cricket board a deadline till tomorrow for implementing the Lodha reforms. The Supreme Court hearing took place on Thursday where a newly constituted Special Bench of Chief Justice T.S. The Supreme Court hearing in the BCCI case saw the country's top cricketing body taking a defiant attitude - and passing burden for reforms on state associations.

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Captain Coleman hands lacklustre Ireland win over Georgia

The game was haulted following a nasty clash of heads between Solomon Kveerkveilla and Robbie Brady, who again was deployed in a more central role. Georgia , who are ranked 137th in the world and lost at home to Austria in their opening game, were full of confidence and Legia Warsaw's Kazaishvili caught out a flat-footed Coleman to shoot straight at keeper Darren Randolph.

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Obama shortens sentences for 102 more federal inmates

However, in the final year of Obama's tenure the number of application by inmates for pardons or commutations has increased, creating a backlog of requests. So far, the White House has confirmed that Obama will be raising money at three separate events: one for Clinton's campaign through the Democratic National Committee, one for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and one on Sunday for Duckworth, who is trying to unseat Republican Sen.

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Steelers defense swarms Chiefs from the start in blowout

What may have stunned a lot of eyes watching the Pittsburgh Steelers' 43-14 trouncing of the Kansas City Chiefs was the relative ease with which the Steelers went about erasing the bad vibes of the 31-point loss to the Philadelphia Eagles this past week.

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Cardinals Look to Build off 33-21 Win Over 49ers

On the heels of Thursday night's 33-21 loss to Arizona and another terrible Gabbert performance - he was 18-of-31 for 162 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions, and was sacked seven times for a passer rating of 56.1 and a QBR of 47.9 - San Francisco now has plenty of time before it plays again on October 16 against Buffalo.

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Darvish stars as Rangers beat Rays 3-1 and clinch home field

The Rays have lost in his last four starts, during which he has had a 5.40 ERA. Ramirez, who doubled in the 10th, finished with a season-high four hits, scored twice and picked up an RBI. This game doesn't matter for the Rangers in any capacity but that doesn't mean they won't field a competitive team and they should have no issues getting the win here.

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Panthers coach Ron Rivera unsure of quarterback Cam Newton's concussion status

Newton has taken more hits than any other player in the league during the first four games of 2016 and exited on Sunday after suffering a concussion near the goal line. Offense: Playing with knee and ankle injuries, Seattle QB Russell Wilson threw for 309 yards and three TDs, for a passer rating of 133.5 in the Seahawks' 27-17 victory at the New York Jets .

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NFL Gives Explanation for Early-Season Ratings Dip

When the ratings were down the first week or two, the general national take was that it was sort of interesting but likely nothing more than a blip. "The NFL explaining these declines in a memo to its broadcasters saying it's the result of a confluence of events".

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Blue Jays romp past Rangers, Indians edge Red Sox

Donaldson, who had four hits, had even stopped running, assuming that Adrian Beltre would catch the ball - instead, the rising liner ricocheted off the mitt of the four-time Gold Glover and into left field for an RBI double that made it 1-0.

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Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna (shoulder) expected to be ready Friday

He drove in a run in Toronto's five-run third inning. The Jays, and third basemen Josh Donaldson, took notice on Twitter , sending their thanks alongside a handful of fans. Bautista added a 425-foot blast in the ninth inning, and the Blue Jays slugger seemed to deliberately drop the bat softly near home plate. Darvish posted the second-highest strikeout rate of any pitcher with at least 100 innings this season, while opposing batters have hit just.151 and.104 this season off his slider ...

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Marcos Rojo praises relationship with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

Joe Allen scored a late equaliser to cancel out Anthony Martial's opener as Stoke City came from behind to secure a 1-1 draw against Manchester United. "He is a very good coach, he won everything at Juventus. I'm fully supportive of the players and manager". What he's doing right now is unbelievable and I think his future is really, really bright.

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Costa to Conte's rescue as Chelsea beat Hull 2-0

Hull City's Curtis Davies in action with Chelsea's Diego Costa. "It's not only important that he scored the goal but also that he worked for the team". The new formation certainly had the desired effect as Chelsea recorded just their second clean sheet of the season and its continued use, after the coming worldwide break, seems likely.

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Handball gifts Arsenal contentious late win over Burnley

Arsenal's recent string of dominance was thwarted by a Burnley side that defended well for 90 minutes, despite Arsenal maintaining a almost continuous attack. And it's a handball goal . "You're frustrated at any point in the game but you're certainly frustrated when you've not even got a kick left in it, not to get something from the game".

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Florida State-Miami Preview Capsule

According to the website flight stats, the Miami, Florida and Orlando airports all had the most cancellations in the country. Saturday night's effort against the Seminoles will provide the answer. 1 Florida State, 27-24) - Eight years later, Florida State entered the game on a 17-game winning streak, the longest streak in school history to that point.

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With Burfict back, Bengals defense looking like old times

Whatever the new injury is, the Bengals will hope it's not something that will extend his already lengthy absence. ESPN's Katherine Terell previously reported that Eifert was seen limping in the locker room on Monday prior to heading out for practice.

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Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets; Cubs next

It would have been Eduardo Nunez , a trade deadline pickup and the team's regular at the hot corner. They traded him to the White Sox five years later. Gillapsie is in his second stint with the Giants like Ishikawa. The Giants picked Gillaspie in the first round of the 2008 draft, but he never logged much big-league time in his first stint with San Francisco.

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Minnesota 22 Carolina 10: Vikings stun Panthers in road win

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) celebrates after a sack in the third quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Cam Newton was sacked eight times. Just another day for the guy we keep expecting to get cut every year. He caught seven passes for 70 yards and a touchdown for the third-most productive game of his career.

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Button and Alonso struggle in Honda homecoming

Honda has not necessarily made life easy for itself, however. Racing director Eric Boullier reckoned: "Our double-points finish in Sepang was great encouragement and reward for the relentless hard work happening behind the scenes in Woking and Sakura and we'll take this motivation to Suzuka , where we hope to achieve similar results".

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Madison Bumgarner delivers classic post-game interview

Scherzer did not face the Dodgers this season, but allowed just one run in six innings in his only appearance against Los Angeles in 2015. After the game, Gillaspie was asked what challenge Noah Syndergaard presented to the Giants . After being acquired on the heals of a suspension stemming from a domestic violence incident, Reyes hit.267/.326/.443 for the Mets . Whitey Ford - Bumgarner ranks right up there with any of 'em when it comes to October clutch.

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F1: Nico Rosberg fastest in Japanese GP practice with Lewis Hamilton second

The Mercedes man posted a lap time of 1:32.431, putting him just over two tenths clear of team-mate Lewis Hamilton. "Anyone with an ounce of intelligence analysing the situation would realise that the prospect of us designing a piece of equipment to fail at that precise moment...


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