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Mark Lawrenson states prediction for Liverpool v West Brom

Little problem here, little problem there. "Both Brazilians are outstanding players but it is frustrating when they try a lot of clever flicks when they should just look to hold the ball up and bring other players into the game". With a big name such as Lewandowski, there were times when he didn't score. Gerd Muller! There were games he didn't score. Klopp's been courageous, giving him his opportunity and he has to keep him in I believe.

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Jets vs. Cardinals: What Was the Most Important Play of the Game?

GLENDALE, Ariz . (AP) — A dynamic running back and a stifling defense have the Arizona Cardinals back to.500. The Cardinals' methodical 28-3 victory over the New York Jets on Monday night lifted them to 3-3. "Our coach has been harping on us about that", Johnson said. The defensive front got a good push on nearly every running play, and the back end sealed the deal in case anyone broke through initial contact.

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Clay Buchholz: Indians/Red Sox ALDS Game 3 rained out

Red Sox: Buchholz has had interesting season. The bullpen has had to work hard following the poor performances of the top two starters. Cleveland - Corey Kluber didn't show a speck of rust. He is often criticized for his in-game tactics, however, and often with cause. He sat behind rookie Pedro Severino, who had played all of 18 games in the majors.

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Red Sox Face The Nearly Impossible Task Of 'Replacing' David Ortiz

It was an emotional night at Fenway Park, not only because it was the end of the Red Sox season, but also because it was the end of an historic career for David Ortiz . "She's like, 'Hey, we're only one strike away, '" said Antonetti, the Tribe's president of baseball operations. "I don't know that you ever replace David Ortiz ", Farrell told reporters on Tuesday (yes, Farrell will be back in 2017).

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Blount to face Pittsburgh, Bell for 1st time since ugly exit

It's not just with Jones that Brown struggles to produce. "Obviously, it's frustrating not to have Ben out there, but you have to be positive and poised", Brown said after practice Friday. "I just know how I've watched him play and he just goes as hard as he can". Brought in to serve as a veteran presence behind Bell, Blount ended up seeing his role diminish as Bell became one of the best all-around backs in the league, his potential on full display as he practically carried the Steelers on ...

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'Our anguish is bottomless' - Anthony Foley's family release statement

Foley, who was born in Limerick, won 62 caps for Ireland and appeared for Munster over 200 times before retiring in 2008 to move into coaching with the Province. Thoughts are with all his family, friends and everyone at Munster . French police in the western suburb of Suresnes have opened an enquiry to confirm the cause of death of the forward affectionally known as "Axel" after Eddie Murphy's character from the film Beverly Hills Cop.

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Hurricanes pick up first win of season, downing Flames 4-2

Any lasting friendships will have to go out the window on Saturday night, even for the two opposing goalies, who were considered to be very close friends while they played together in St. Carolina surged in front 3-0 at 4:55 of the second when Stalberg slipped behind Dougie Hamilton, took a ideal pass from Klas Dahlbeck and beat Brian Elliott on a deke to his backhand.

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Oklahoma's Joe Mixon Scores TD After Hurdling Kansas State Defender

Over the last two games, the Sooners have been a more diverse offense, rushing for 260 and 282 yards against TCU and Texas, respectively. Mahomes had a very good game, especially in the first half, against Kansas State on Saturday. But the offense didn't care, driving 89 yards in 17 plays for its longest drive of the year, scoring a touchdown and burning 8:32 off the clock. For another, Oklahoma's defense has struggled a bit.

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Jets' Brandon Marshall says Geno Smith 'punched adversity in the face'

Coach John Harbaugh said Flacco still has a "legitimate chance to play" against the Jets. NY got thoroughly outplayed by the Cardinals and eventually had to pull quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick . He has completed 57.0 percent of his passes for 1,441 yards. Later, Johnson scored on a pair of two-yard runs in which he cruised into the end zone untouched.

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NC State Wolfpack vs. Louisville Cardinals Preview and Prediction

The Cardinals are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games in October and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. He's averaging a gaudy 7.4 yards per carry. Little has gone right offensively for BC but the defense continues to be stout, giving up 253 total yards and a shade under 150 yards passing per game — both conference bests.

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Aguero and Kompany staying at City: Pep

With the shocking loss, the Spaniard knew he would have to deal with the critics and he just had a short answer, "Move on", replied Guardiola firmly to them in a press conference on Friday. Guardiola, who proved ruthless on his arrival in sending unwanted players such as Samir Nasri and Wilfried Bony off on loan, said Kompany ― who missed Euro 2016 because of injury ― was once again not fit enough.

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Szczur's bats prove to be slump-buster for Anthony Rizzo

In 2009, when he was a two-sport athlete at Villanova (football and baseball), Szczur donated bone marrow to a 15-month-old girl in Ukraine, Anastasia, who was suffering from leukemia. "I reminded him of the time in high school that he hit three home runs, all fastballs away". "He's been grinding, and I know he always gets hits with my bat", Szczur said.

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Claudio Bravo plays down Manchester City form

Borussia Mönchengladbach and Celtic FC will clash twice in a row while the big teams in Group C try to beat each other, and the results of the two Barça-City matchups could have a serious effect on what happens in the group. I think every league has it's specific points but especially it's the quality of the players so they make the difference. Nolito has told his team-mates they must think they can win when they face his old side in the Nou Camp on Wednesday in the Champions League.

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Vols want to make statement against Alabama

Bo Scarbrough gained 109 yards - including an 85-yard touchdown - and Damien Harris ran for 94 yards. The No. 1 Crimson Tide soundly defeated the No. That's why he's constantly adapting, constantly tweaking and constantly looking for different and better ways to do things. Sure, the Crimson Tide were ranked No.

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Two chances at Wrigley Field - and two shots at history

Wearing a Cubs T-shirt and surrounded by family, Wood was ready for baseball Thursday night when the Cubs and Dodgers took to the field. For the Cubs, it's a bit of different story. The Cubs will have to beat either a rested Clayton Kershaw in Game 6 on Saturday or Rich Hill in a potential Game 7 on Sunday to do it. For Cubs manager Joe Maddon , Saturday's game in front of a sellout crowd at Wrigley Field will be "a formidable event" but, despite the heavy weight of expectation, he ...

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Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe happy to frustrate Tottenham Hotspur

A positive for Mauricio Pochettino is that Dele Alli has found the form that he showed last season . And having brought in Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho to oversee their efforts to surge back to the top of the league, would fourth be enough? Eddie Howe will be ruing his side's wastefulness in front of goal while Pochettino may be yearning for the return of Harry Kane .

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Chris Smalling: Manchester United 'have enough' to challenge for title

Jose Mourinho 's Reds had stifled Liverpool in the 0-0 draw but the Swedish striker failed to make it an even better night when he guided a Paul Pogba delivery across goal rather than making Liverpool keeper Loris Karius work after 54 minutes.

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NLCS: Adrian Gonzalez issues challenge to Cubs fans at Wrigley Field

Three-time Cy Young Award victor Clayton Kershaw will start for Los Angeles on an extra day of rest. The barrier the Cubs have faced for so long seems within their grasp and, led by Maddon, they're happy to embrace it. Willson Contreras pinch hit and singled. Kris Bryant reached on an infield single to third, with the Dodgers unsuccessfully challenging the call that he was safe.

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Canada walks out of trade talks with EU

Canada turned up the heat on the EU Saturday, saying it was the bloc's "job" to save a trade pact put in doubt by a Belgian region's refusal to sign on. "It is the best one we ever concluded and if we will be unable to conclude a trade arrangement with Canada, I don't see how it would be possible to have trade agreements with other parts of this world", he said.

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Big 12 expansion axed

The Sunshine Boys Joe Henderson, Ira Kaufman and Jim Williams think that the two schools will have the last laugh in the end. "Interestingly enough, our 10 presidents came together in unity, and came to the same conclusion". Once it was determined that the market was not there for a network, his interest in expansion cooled. The Big 12 announced it was bringing back its football championship game in 2017, no matter what its composition.

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Indians name, Chief Wahoo do not discriminate under Canadian law, judge rules

Lawyers for Rogers Communications, the owners of the Toronto Blue Jays, broadcaster Sportsnet and the stadium where the team plays, questioned the timing of the court proceedings, arguing Toronto has been playing Cleveland since the 1970s.

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UCL: Musa Benched Again, Mahrez Scores As Leicester Win; Real Smash Legia

They are five points clear of Porto, the 2004 winners, and five and nine points ahead of FC Copenhagen and Club Brugge respectively with three matches remaining. Danish keeper Kasper Schmeichel proved to be a strong obstacle to his home country's squad, blocking the equaliser on the final stages of the game.

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Franklin Keeping It Close Against Buckeyes

While the Buckeyes have one more major test remaining before hosting MI on November 26 - Nov. 5 against No. 9 Nebraska - all eyes are on The Game, even now. Recalling last year's game during a conference call with the media on Wednesday, Barkley said his performance against an elite team like the Buckeyes "did give me a confidence boost and showed me that I'm able to play at that level".

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JT Barrett keys Ohio State's 30-23 OT win over Badgers

His sack forced the Badgers to settle for a 46-yard field goal on their opening series. Foster ran 5 yards for a touchdown and caught a 5-yard scoring pass from first-time starter Chayce Crouch in helping the Fighting Illini (2-4, 1-2 Big Ten) give coach Lovie Smith his first win since the season opener.

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National Football League puts Giants' Brown on exempt list pending abuse probe

Gould gives the Giants a quick alternative to Josh Brown , whom the team announced is staying in the United States after he admitted to abusing his wife, per SNY's Ralph Vacchiano . "Or I can be charitable and say they don't know the facts". In a statement, the league said it tried to investigate the claims made by Brown's wife in the past by asking law-enforcement officials for information on the case, but "each of those requests was denied and the Sheriff's Office declined to provide any ...

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reaction to draw with Liverpool

United goalkeeper David De Gea denied Liverpool on two occasions with world-class saves in the second half. United defended deep, but consistently threatened on the counter attack, nearly carving out an opening when Rashford beat Milner and forced Loris Karius to push away his low cross with Ibrahimovic lurking.

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Time right for Chelsea to face Manchester United says Antonio Conte

We won in the past with the other clubs, but I wasn't satisfied with the performance. I accepted it in a polite way and we signed the papers. I was the coach and I was respected like that. "I want to keep the good things and, at Chelsea, I had so many good things, in terms of results, friends I have for life, an incredible empathy with the supporters".

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Iniesta injures ligament and knee in right leg

The club confirmed damage to external ligaments on his right knee and the player will have further tests on Sunday to ascertain the full extent of the injury. Overall it was a relatively great day for Barcelona, as they pulled off an injury-time win thanks to Lionel Messi's penalty in the 94 minute to defeat Valencia 3-2, after Luis Suarez had earned the penalty.

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Cowboys' Tony Romo on track to return after Week 7 bye

Asked if Romo could start taking part in team drills this week, Garrett said: "Again, I think it's day by day and that seems a little bit further down the road ". His career-long run of 60 yards on Dallas' first offensive play of the third quarter was the punctuating touchdown in a 28-14 victory over the Bengals on Sunday, and gave the game a breakout feel for the fourth overall pick in the draft even though he was already the NFL's leading rusher coming in.

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Johnson stars for Cardinals

However, the Cardinals beating both of them - handily - and improving their record to 3-3 in the process is, if nothing else, a step in the right direction. Arians said he wouldn't dwell on where the Cardinals have lost in the past. "Better focus for 60 minutes. They came when they came and we capitalized on them".

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Indians blank Blue Jays to earn World Series berth

Following a 3-1 Game 5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays, Miller was awarded the ALCS MVP after a historic championship series performance: 7.2 IP 3 H 0 R/ER 0 BB 14 K. "You battle through a whole season in a tough division". "I know the organization is proud of them". Gibbons said his two sluggers "helped put this team back on the map" after Toronto went 22 years between postseason appearances.

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Voting extension denied in NC; pending in Georgia, Virginia

Voter challenges and voter intimidation: A new law also allows political parties to appoint up to 10 observers per county in addition to the two to which they were already entitled for each polling place, which may increase the threat of voter intimidation at polling places.

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Roman Abramovich was never my friend: Jose Mourinho

But Mourinho, who faced Chelsea while he was in charge of Inter Milan in the Champions League in 2010, will not concern himself with such matters and will try to treat the game the same as any other. Conte said: "I think that it arrives at the right moment for us. I don't forget. I keep it but I keep it for myself". "I have great respect for him".

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You Oughta Know: Lahiri eyes first PGA Tour win

Justin Thomas won the tournament past year for his one and only win on the PGA Tour, while Ryan Moore won the event in 2013 and 2014. Thomas had nine birdies in his round, with a bogey on the sixth his only blemish. And he followed that up with a bogey-free round that contained six birdies to move 14 under - two clear of Asian Tour leader Anirban Lahiri. He had par scores on all the remaining holes except for the par four 12th, on which he hit a double bogey.

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England beat Bangladesh by 4 wickets, win ODI series 2-1

Adil Rashid , the legspinner, was instrumental in Bangladesh's slump, finishing with figures of 4 for 43 from 10 overs and bagging the Man of the Match award. "We're not going to back down from anything and certainly we have some characters in the team who will not back down". In these conditions, Bangladesh are to be underestimated at their peril, particularly in the shorter formats of the game.


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