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Should the Houston Texans bench Brock Osweiler?

We knew Denver was going to run the ball. If not, the Texans might just have to start looking at what quarterbacks will be in the draft for next year. Takeaways: Osweiler performed as expected and was frightful. "I had a pick right there". He played too conservatively, throwing short of the first down marker on several 3rd down plays and never really took a chance down field.

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Big 12 Conference announces it is not expanding

The networks have not been keen on the idea of paying the Big 12 to add schools. The 11 candidates who were being considered were: Air Force, BYU , Central Florida, Cincinnati , Colorado State, Connecticut, Houston, Rice, South Florida, SMU and Tulane.

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Ohio State must produce a more polished effort versus Northwestern

The Wildcats put together a complete game against the Hoosiers with 123 rushing yards, 285 passing yards and zero turnovers. Losses happen. This isn't the Premier League where every team plays every other team twice and we can declare a champion once we see everyone play everyone else (although every team playing 254 games would be wonderful and horrible), so it's important to see that, say, Louisville's only loss was to Clemson in Death Valley, whereas the toughest team Baylor has played ...

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Zafar Ansari: Surrey all-rounder makes Test debut against Bangladesh in Mirpur

Tamim, who averages 59.20 against England in Tests, said they will go to Friday's second Test in Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium more confident as they were able to shrug off their shakiness for long gap in the first Test. change for the second Test that begins tomorrow on a pitch that, while greyer and firmer than Chittagong , is dry and cracked and likely to provide assistance to the spinners again", says Michael Atherton in The Times .

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Formula One: Nico Rosberg shrugs off 'bad for business' jibe

Hamilton faces arguably the toughest test of his 10-season career with his Mercedes team-mate 26 points ahead of him in the title race with only three rounds remaining. If you asked me this last week, I would have said no for two reasons. I knew that as soon as Lewis got a win, the momentum would begin to swing back in his favour, and he would put everything on the line for the last three races, however it is still a big maybe.

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Ferrari's Vettel sets pace in practice at Mexican Grand Prix

Rosberg won the Mexican GP in 2015 from the pole position. Hamilton , who picked up where he left off after a dominant win in Texas last weekend, needs to win on Sunday to boost his flagging hopes of a fourth title while Rosberg would be crowned champion if he wins and his team mate finishes 10th or lower.

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Alex Galchenyuk scores PPG in win over Bolts

Montreal is getting production from everywhere, and now sit as one of the best offensive teams in the league. But Price made his best save of the game in the opening seconds of the frame, denying Palat again with a terrific skate save. Since they played the shift that resulted in the penalty call, Gallagher's line had to sit and watch the Desharnais unit for the first half, but made their mark in the second minute.

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Jose Mourinho explains his stong team selection against Burnley

That is just an example". Speaking ahead of the Premier League match away to West Brom on Saturday, he said: " Many things have changed in the last six games". We believe him and, sooner or later, there will be no problem". After a strong start to the Premier League with three successive wins, Mourinho's side have endured a stop-start campaign.

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Take advantage of early voting

Early voting in Nevada "looks similar to 2012, if not slightly better for the Democrats, " McDonald said. Perhaps you prefer to wait until election day to see what else happens before the campaigns officially end, and that's also fine - as long as you actually vote.

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Titans RB DeMarco Murray returns after hurting foot

ET on Sunday, and will be broadcast on television through CBS, with a live stream service available online via DirecTV's Sunday Ticket online. The Tennessee Titans head into the second half of the season believing they're right in the playoff mix now that they've already exceeded their win total from past year.

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Patriots division rivalry with Bills intensifies ahead of Week 8 rematch

Ryan admitted that the Bills were fortunate to play the Patriots during Brady's suspension. Robey-Coleman warned the Patriots from doing it again on Sunday, but doesn't expect that from Brady . "We know that ain't gonna happen", Robey-Coleman added Wednesday. "Not in the New Era [Field]". "I'm not really anxious about Blount", defensive tackle Marcell Dareus said .

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Windy City: Strong winds expected during Game 3

Generations of Cubs fans believed their team was denied a trip to the Series partly because of "The Curse of the Billy Goat", which began when a Chicago tavern owner supposedly put a hex on the team after it refused to let his pet goat, Murphy, into Wrigley Field during the '45 Series.

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Bills End Winning Streak, Lose to the Dolphins

Ajayi and the offensive line have been the biggest bright spots for Miami (3-4) during its two-game win streak. Losing McCoy for next Sunday's game could be devastating for the Buffalo Bills. This week, against the Bills , Ajayi broke the 200-yard mark again, picking up 214 yards with one touchdown. Taylor took a hit in the pocket but still threw a ideal deep ball to Marquise Goodwin , a former sprinter and a 2012 USA Olympian in the long jump.

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Halep thrilled with winning start in Singapore

She posted 11 winners and 16 unforced errors to 24 winners and 35 unforced errors for Halep, who is 1-1. "It was a really good match from both of us, especially the first set", Kerber said. "I was like more expecting that I can turn around the match". Halep also has the game that can frustrate Kerber , as she's able to ahg in those long rallies and won't give away points.

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Manager's preview: Moyes on Arsenal

The Wales global has undergone a "second pre-season" with Wenger cautious about re-introducing him to the team. Moyes insists while it was not the usual preparation, it won't affect them ahead of the Arsenal game at the Stadium of Light this lunchtime.

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Cubs even World Series with game two victory

Both teams are scheduled to work out at Wrigley Field on Thursday. Anthony Rizzo , maligned for his earlier October struggles, doubled in a run in the first inning. Kansas City's 7-1 victory over the New York Mets in Game 2 a year ago was seen by an average of 13.7 million viewers. "The guy's confidence is through the roof", veteran teammate Ben Zobrist said .

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BYU was hoping to be included in conference expansion

Oklahoma President David Boren, left, speaks as Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby looks on during a news conference after The Big 12 Conference meeting in Grapevine, Texas, Monday, Oct. Boren had said the Big 12 was "psychologically disadvantaged" by being the smallest Power Five league and the only one without a football championship game.

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Drew Brees: We got what we deserved in Kansas City

The Saints drew within a touchdown on Mark Ingram's catch midway through the third quarter, but the 2009 Heisman Trophy victor fumbled inside the Kansas City 10 with 8:26 left in the game and the Chiefs leading 24-14. Alex Smith then connected with Tyreek Hill on a handsome gem down the field that resulted in a touchdown and gave the Chiefs a 21-7 lead at the half.

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Mkhitaryan not giving up hope at United

City slumped to their sixth successive defeat, Guardiola's worst ever-run, at the hands of United 0-1 to crash out of the League Cup at Old Trafford . "We are looking or we need to get maximum points I'd say because it's our time to start pushing up the table". The United manager explained: "He's not injured".

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Tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova cuts hair during match

She broke Radwanska in the very next game but surrendered her own serve next up and at 5-4 down successfully bounced back from match point to tie the scores. The second day of the 2016 WTA Finals produced a thrilling two hour and 48 minute White Group round robin clash between Svetlana Kuznetsova and Agnieszka Radwanka, with the former winning 7-5, 1-6, 7-5.

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Mkhitaryan needs time to become big player for us - Mourinho

A few Manchester United players have already fallen foul of manager Jose Mourinho; one such player has now promised to step up and regain the trust of the 'Special One'. After the 4-0 drubbing by Chelsea last weekend, United's 1-0 win over Pep Guardiola's City was a much-needed boost for a team who are already six points behind the top three after only nine games.

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New Zealand beat India in 4th Cricket ODI at Ranchi

The creases on the foreheads remained, but they didn't look almost as tired. The skipper said: "Cricket has changed, people like to play big shots". India's makeshift opening combination has flattered to deceive in this series. India , however, had started positively in their chase, with Rahane making his first ODI half-century since January 2016.

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Anderson undergoes knee surgery

Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson will miss "significant time" after undergoing surgery to fix meniscus damage in his knee Thursday evening, head coach Gary Kubiak said Friday. "So that we can further evaluate what's going on and go from there", Kubiak said of the surgery. The Broncos matched an $18 million offer sheet to Anderson from the Miami Dolphinsthis offseason.

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Jaguars owner won't make coaching change despite Gus Bradley's 14-41 record

Houston, at Detroit, at Buffalo, vs. Denver, vs. Minnesota. The Jaguars didn't run a play in Titans territory until six minutes remained in the second quarter. "I worry about this team and why did we perform like that in the first half and figuring out how can we get it right", Bradley said. I don't know what the answer is.

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McElwain expects 'great chess match' with close friend Smart (copy)

The Gators need Callaway to get back to his usually dynamic self. Asked if that meant he was declaring a victory, Michel said, "I can guarantee that we're going to leave it on the field". "I don't know how big the crack was, but really had to do kind of with some previous relationships even with some people out in Seattle or in that side of the country there".

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Pakistan sets up West Indies stiff target of 456

Pakistan are in the driving seat after two days of the second Test with West Indies after a strong performance with both bat and ball. Misbah-ul-Haq has hailed Pakistan's bowlers for the effort they have put in to win matches on the slow and batting-friendly pitches they have often had to play on in the UAE.

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Michael Phelps secretly married his fiancée before Olympics

Michael Phelps and wife Nicole Johnson with son Boomer. Phelps and Johnson welcomed their first child, Boomer Robert Phelps, in May and have shared many candid moments with their little bundle of joy. In August, Johnson told Access Hollywood that the couple planned to Wednesday in a small ceremony before throwing a party. It will be a small destination wedding later this year.

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First Lady Michelle Obama joins Hillary Clinton at rally for first time

For his part, the NY billionaire is denouncing both Hillary and Bill Clinton as creatures of a corrupt political system, who would use the Oval Office to enrich themselves at the expense of American families. Former President Bill Clinton will return to OH this weekend to campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . She has been a lawyer, a law professor, First Lady of Arkansas, First Lady of the US, a US Senator, secretary of state.

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Marshall, Mangold among lengthy list of Jets who sit out

Wilkerson spent most of the offseason rehabbing the broken leg he suffered in the final game of the 2015 season and said last week that the ankle has been an issue for a few weeks. Defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was excused from practice for a personal matter, but Bowles expected him back Thursday. Seferian-Jenkins hasn't played since the Jets' Week 5 loss to the Steelers, while Wilkerson missed last week's win over the Ravens.

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Penguins erase third-period deficit to defeat Panthers, 3-2

The Florida Panthers started a road trip the wrong way with a 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. The score was the first goal of the year for Smith. It was the third consecutive game with a power play goal for the Panthers and the second game in a row the Penguins penalty kill has been scored upon.

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Rory McIlroy gives caddie a $1-million bonus after winning FedEx Cup

Justin Thomas , who retained his PGA Tour CIMB Classic title in Kuala Lumpur last week, plus US Ryder Cup talismen Patrick Reed and Rickie Fowler and defending champion Russell Knox are also in the hunt for a share of the $9.5 million prize fund - the richest in world golf outside America and the majors.

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Heritage Classic delayed due to ice conditions: National Hockey League

At the much-anticipated Heritage Classic, the man advantage did them in again, as two power play gaffes in the second period were the turning point in a 3-0 win for the Edmonton Oilers. "We shouldn't hit the panic button too soon here". On Saturday, the alumni teams of the Edmonton Oilers and the Winnipeg Jets took to the ice on Winnipeg's Investor's Group Field, home to the CFL's Winnipeg Bombers.

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Chicago aldermen blast ethics ban on face-value Cubs tickets

But even this tone-deaf sentiment was topped by Alderman Milly Santiago, who according to the Chicago Tribune is "a former journalist who campaigned for office on a platform of reform and anti-corruption". "It was my first Major League baseball game and I was all excited". But you have to choose. So, grandpa was a Sox fan. And every time I hear fans singing "Go Cubs Go", I'll get chills thinking of one very charming Cubs' fan who deserves to finally have his dying request granted.

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AC Milan vs Juventus Prediction & Preview

An offside Medhi Benatia did not seem to be interfering with play when Pjanic's 35-yard, first-half free kick flew in and the goal was originally allowed to stand. They are top of the table, five points clear of their third-placed rivals and would want to add more daylight between them. Borussia Dortmund slipped to sixth position, six points off the pace, after needing a late equalizer from Christian Pulisic to salvage a 3-3 draw at Ingolstadt 04.

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Cubs OF Kyle Schwarber not medically cleared to play defense

Schwarber, who went 3-for-7 with two walks as the designated hitter in Games 1 and 2 of the World Series , didn't receive medical clearance from doctors Stephen Grzylo and Daniel Cooper to play left field after undergoing major surgery six months ago to fix two torn ligaments in his left knee.


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