• USA U-17s in World Cup Round of 16
USA U-17s in World Cup Round of 16

It was their work in the middle that helped cut out several Paraguayan threats in the first 25 minutes of the match , when the US turned the ball over too frequently and Paraguay looked primed for an early goal that might have set the stage for a completely different result.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings keep Ireland and Northern Ireland apart
Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings keep Ireland and Northern Ireland apart

FIFA's world ranking for October was released , and while most roll their eyes at the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings (the US actually improved by a position after being eliminated from World Cup contention, so.), they hold a significant role in the World Cup.

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  • Antonio Conte Admits He Hates Being a Manager Sometimes
Antonio Conte Admits He Hates Being a Manager Sometimes

Conte signed an upgraded two-year contract at Chelsea in the summer, but it was not an extension of the original three-year deal he agreed when he joined the club in 2016. "I always felt I would do this, that this would be my life", he told GQ, but sometimes I hate it. "The only thing I can say is he is a talented player.

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  • Asia Cup hockey: India beat Pakistan 3-1, tops in Pool A
Asia Cup hockey: India beat Pakistan 3-1, tops in Pool A

The last time India played Pakistan in a hockey match was at Hockey World League in England where the Roelant Oltmans' side thrashed Pakistan by 6-1. Right after the victory, cricketers and sportspersons from across India hailed the team's spectacular show against Pakistan.

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  • San Francisco 49ers: NaVorro Bowman release a sad reality of rebuild
San Francisco 49ers: NaVorro Bowman release a sad reality of rebuild

Especially after the 2017 NFL Draft addition of linebacker Reuben Foster and the free-agent signing of linebacker Malcolm Smith. The report of the 49ers talking trade with teams comes on the heels of the 49ers deciding to sit Bowman for some series to keep him fresh.

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  • Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could leave in January
Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could leave in January

It is more likely that Sanchez will play against Watford than Mesut Ozil . Asked if there was any deadline the pair needed to sign contract extensions by, Wenger said: "No, not at the moment". Sanchez has been trying to quit Arsenal for the previous year or so, was unable to get his move on deadline day and now Chile have not qualified for t...

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  • Arsene Wenger rues Mesut Ozil's missed chance in Arsenal's defeat to Watford
Arsene Wenger rues Mesut Ozil's missed chance in Arsenal's defeat to Watford

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger said before the game that he would assess Sanchez's physical and mental state before deciding to whether select him for the match at Vicarage Road. This was 50-50. There was short contact. Silva joined Watford before this season from Hull City, where he earned widespread admiration despite being relegated from the Pre...

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  • Defensive United hold on to a draw against Liverpool
Defensive United hold on to a draw against Liverpool

Yes, you can get done on the counter but it was obvious United were here for a 0-0 and hoping to nick a goal from a set-piece or a counter-attack. Jose Mourinho knows all about winning Premier League titles. "I said it was obvious they had a more defensive approach, I think that was obvious, but that's completely fine", he said . He kept the s...

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  • India qualify for AFC Asian Cup 2019
India qualify for AFC Asian Cup 2019

The second goal for Japan was scored by Heita Yoshihara who picked up the ball on the right flank, cut inside and sent the ball past Pakistan's goalkeeper Mazhar Abbas into the back of the net in the 29th minute. "If we are able to do that, I don't see why we should not win", said Marijne, who is on his first major tournament with the Indian men'...

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  • Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2
Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2

Keuchel is 4-2 with a 1.41 ERA in six career starts against the Bombers - and that doesn't include the lefty's six scoreless innings in the 2015 wild-card playoff game at Yankee Stadium, a start that he calls "one of the most magical times that I'll have in my career".

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  • Barcelona Admit Coutinho Bid Is Imminent
Barcelona Admit Coutinho Bid Is Imminent

Should Jurgen Klopp's side take him into consideration it could see Paulinho take a similar career path to Coutinho , who moved to Europe to join Internazionale as a 16-year-old in 2008, five years before joining Liverpool for £8.5m.

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  • Sri Lanka seals series win as Shafiq century proves in vain
Sri Lanka seals series win as Shafiq century proves in vain

Asad is standing with 86 runs and Sarfraz has scored 57 runs till the end of the 4th day. It is worth mentioning here that Sri Lanka is leading the two-match Test series 1-0. Sri Lanka's confidence was down after losing every match during a visit by India recently, followed by a first five-match series loss to Zimbabwe in one-day internationals.

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  • Roberto Martinez confirms Romelu Lukaku has recovered from ankle injury
Roberto Martinez confirms Romelu Lukaku has recovered from ankle injury

Belgium have already secured their place in Russian Federation next summer after finishing top in Group H and Martinez may opt to rest his first-choice striker against Cyprus. With a crucial domestic fixture against Liverpool approaching, United boss Jose Mourinho would have been hoping for a positive update on the 24-year-old.

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  • How to Watch Wales vs. Ireland
How to Watch Wales vs. Ireland

Yet it was clear that they would have to attack more purposefully after the interval and it was a beautifully taken goal that changed the complexion of the match. "It is a golden era because they proved that". They are professional footballers and at times, they caused us a problem in the middle. I think that's a lazy comment from someone who tacti...

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  • Nadal demolishes Kyrgios to win China Open
Nadal demolishes Kyrgios to win China Open

The in-form Australian won 6-3 7-5 to set up a showdown with world No.1 Rafael Nadal in tonight's decider, starting 8pm (AEST), aiming for a third career win over the Spanish great. He had Nadal on the stretch down break point only for a backhand that clipped the line to be called out. But it was his opponent who dominated the drama on court ...

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  • Big 12 roundup: Kempt, Iowa State stun No. 3 Oklahoma
Big 12 roundup: Kempt, Iowa State stun No. 3 Oklahoma

The Nov. 4 Bedlam meeting in Stillwater will be an elimination game, and Oklahoma will probably need to win its final seven games, plus the Big 12 Championship Game, to earn a final four spot. College football is a marathon. "That falls on us as coaches". "I thought we were really ready to play". Kyle Kempt started in place of Park against O...

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  • White House fails to explain Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment
White House fails to explain Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment

As seen in the below video, Trump pulled out his Spanish accent three times to pronounce Puerto Rico, in a way that a Puerto Rican might pronounce the name of the USA territory, during a Hispanic Heritage Month event in the East Room of the White House on Friday, October 6.

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  • Mohammed Salah Stoppage Time Strike Takes Egypt To 2018 World Cup
Mohammed Salah Stoppage Time Strike Takes Egypt To 2018 World Cup

However, late on, Arnold Bouka-Moutou equalised for the hosts to stun the home fans. Egypt has qualified for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation after beating Republic of Congo 2-1 at home on Sunday. Their Argentina-born coach Hector Cuper had admitted the pressure to end their absence had seen him take medication for high blood press...

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  • Colin Kaepernick fully focused on football, refuses to give up NFL career
Colin Kaepernick fully focused on football, refuses to give up NFL career

According to CBS Sports, the Titans knew that Kaepernick was open to a workout with them after quarterback Marcus Mariota went down with an injury, but he was not invited for a meeting. President Donald Trump suggested in September that the NFL begin firing football players who refuse to stand. Trump's comments set off a wave of protests from fo...

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. Headed For Surgery After Gruesome Ankle Injury
Odell Beckham Jr. Headed For Surgery After Gruesome Ankle Injury

Beckham Jr. clearly had tears in his eyes while being taken off the field, signaling the possible severity of this injury. It was the same ankle he injured in the preseason against the Cleveland Browns which caused him to miss Week 1. With the Giants falling to 0-5 after the loss to the Los Angeles Chargers , it would be surprising if Beckham pl...

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  • The Astros are completely dominating the Red Sox in the ALDS
The Astros are completely dominating the Red Sox in the ALDS

The worst, actually. If the Red Sox are going to beat the favored Houston Astros in the best-of-five American League Division Series , they probably need at least one victory from Sale, the perennial Cy Young Award candidate for whom they traded a big chunk of their farm system last December.

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  • World Cup 2018 Qualifiers' permutations for the Home Nations
World Cup 2018 Qualifiers' permutations for the Home Nations

And I don't mean in November when we play Germany and Brazil in friendlies, if we win or lose two games and everyone gets carried away. "But every good team has people who contribute all over the pitch". That in itself is an achievement, even if in finishing top of possibly the most unimaginably easy group in the history of European qualifica...

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  • Las Vegas gunman scouted hotels near Fenway Park in Boston
Las Vegas gunman scouted hotels near Fenway Park in Boston

The Boston Globe , quoting anonymous sources, reported that Paddock may have scouted Fenway Park and other Boston venues before settling on Vegas. Gov. Charlie Baker reiterated that there is no evidence of any threat to MA at the moment and that Las Vegas officials are the primary source of information.

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  • Spain makes it to World Cup; Serbia unable to clinch a spot
Spain makes it to World Cup; Serbia unable to clinch a spot

If Pulisic keeps playing as he has, if Altidore is incisive, if players like DeAndre Yedlin and Arriola churn with ferocity and drive, then maybe - just maybe - this entire World Cup cycle might turn out the way everyone hoped. "We needed a win, but the job's not done", Pulisic said. The U.S. was in such control that Arena pulled off Pulisic ...

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  • Bangladesh lose opener Tamim to thigh injury
Bangladesh lose opener Tamim to thigh injury

Morkel left the field after bowling 5.2 overs on Sunday's fourth day of play, during which he took the first two of three Bangladesh wickets which fell before the close. It's about being aggressive and being patient. Andile Phehlukwayo made his debut in the first Test, Duanne Olivier has just four Test caps, Parnell has accumulated five, whil...

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  • Gray vs. Bauer In Yankees - Indians ALDS Game 1
Gray vs. Bauer In Yankees - Indians ALDS Game 1

Cleveland right-hander Trevor Bauer made his major league debut with Arizona in 2012. Tomlin, in his final start before the postseason, allowed just a solo home run to White Sox catcher Rob Brantly in the fifth, striking out six Chicago batters in 5 1/3 innings of work.

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  • SPANISH KING: Catalan authorities 'have placed themselves outside the law and democracy'
SPANISH KING: Catalan authorities 'have placed themselves outside the law and democracy'

Spain's prime minister Mariano Rajoy and the European Commission have declared the election illegal. The European Parliament is set to debate the crisis in Catalonia on Wednesday amid mounting criticism of a deafening silence in Brussels .

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  • OJ Simpson Celebrates Newfound Freedom With McDonald's After Prison Release
OJ Simpson Celebrates Newfound Freedom With McDonald's After Prison Release

Arruti said that could change in the future. Keast said Simpson's final few nights in prison were spent in the infirmary, where he was alone with his cell door open. The board had to determine whether he was not a threat to society, and had served his time in prison without incident. Simpson said at his parole hearing he was ready to spend ...

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  • 'It's better than prison food'; Paroled OJ Simpson dines out at McDonald's
'It's better than prison food'; Paroled OJ Simpson dines out at McDonald's

The Goldman family has resumed its pursuit of a now-free O.J. Simpson with renewed efforts to collect on at least $33.5 million in a civil jury verdict awarded against the former football player following the deaths of Ronald Goldman along with Simpson's estranged wife a decade ago.

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  • How Jose Mourinho reacted to Romelu Lukaku's first touch from the bench
How Jose Mourinho reacted to Romelu Lukaku's first touch from the bench

If you want a comparison, Liverpool , who played Spartak on Tuesday night, a team below CSKA in the league, they couldn't get the job done. Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been in outstanding form in the early weeks of the campaign, but fatigue appeared to catch up with him as he struggled to make an impact against Cryst...

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  • Stanton goes down swinging in quest for 60
Stanton goes down swinging in quest for 60

Maeda (13-6) came on in the fourth inning as the third pitcher for the NL West champion Dodgers, and gave up two hits in two scoreless innings. "He's doing it in a ballpark that's not conducive to easy home runs". The Sherman-Jeter group will take over a team that finished last in the NL in attendance for the 12th time in the past 13 years, and the...

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  • Argentina striker Aguero to miss crucial World Cup qualifiers
Argentina striker Aguero to miss crucial World Cup qualifiers

Goal can confirm that Aguero has suffered a broken rib as a result of the accident that happened in the Netherlands, with the Argentine to be assessed by City medical staff on Friday. The Aguero blow comes after City discovered this week that France defender Benjamin Mendy ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in last weekend's...

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  • OJ freed from prison, could move to Florida
OJ freed from prison, could move to Florida

The BBC reports that OJ will now face up to five years supervised parole. After being found guilty of killing Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman in civil court proceedings in 1997, Simpson was ordered to pay a total of $33.5 million in punitive damages to their families.

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  • Manchester United vs Crystal Palace match preview
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace match preview

Manchester United will be looking to continue their excellent form against bottom of the league Crystal Palace . The Eagles now sit at the bottom of the Premier League table . The Red Devils fulfilled their Champions League deputies in Moscow on Wednesday, and they would basically get only 48 hours before their kick-off against Palace .

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  • Manchester City confirm Benjamin Mendy has ruptured ACL in right knee
Manchester City confirm Benjamin Mendy has ruptured ACL in right knee

Mendy suffered the injury during the first half of the Premier League leaders' 5-0 victory at home to bottom side Crystal Palace last Saturday. The £49million summer signing from Monaco has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, likely keeping the France worldwide out for most of the season in his first year in English...

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  • Jermaine Jenas says Kane needs to do this to be world class
Jermaine Jenas says Kane needs to do this to be world class

A large part of that has come down to Harry Kane , who and has scored nine goals in his last five appearances for Tottenham , and is a good bet to find the net every week for the Londoners. "If he is banned I would prefer for him to stay with us working, rather than be with the national team". " Harry Kane is so young, for he is the one of the...

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  • Australia's Warner whacks ton in 100th ODI
Australia's Warner whacks ton in 100th ODI

Virat Kohli defended the bowling performance that allowed Australia to post 334 for five but said the batsmen could have done better on a batsman-friendly pitch. The ball just stood up to be hit and Warner and Finch are not the type to let such opportunities go. Australia has finally received some relief in their ODI series in India , get...

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  • Dele Alli handed one-game ban
Dele Alli handed one-game ban

The 21-year-old could be suspended for as many as four competitive fixtures for an offensive gesture jokingly used towards team-mate Kyle Walker in a 2-1 win over Slovakia earlier this month. "He is not training", said Southgate. We've had a good chat with Dele about lots of different things and the biggest disappointment for him is that he has...

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  • Rummenigge urges Bayern to learn from 'painful' PSG defeat
Rummenigge urges Bayern to learn from 'painful' PSG defeat

Ancelotti was axed on Thursday, with Wednesday's comprehensive 3-0 Champions League loss to Paris Saint-Germain the final straw after an underwhelming start to the season. "Carlo is my friend and will remain so, but we needed to take a professional decision for the good of Bayern Munich ". Prior to linking up with Ancelotti at Bayern, Sagno...

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  • I have been written off too quickly, says Wilshere
I have been written off too quickly, says Wilshere

Olivier Giroud stepped up to convert and grab his 100th Arsenal goal. Bate threatened late on, and the crowd grew in confidence after their second goal from Mikhail Gordeychuk . "However Arsene Wenger can't take underestimate Chris Hughton's side". BATE reduced the deficit to two goals once again in the 67th minute as Gordiecuk smashed h...

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  • Denver Broncos:
Denver Broncos: "Starting Sunday, we'll be standing together"

Before playing the Bills this past Sunday, a majority of the Broncos kneeled during the National Anthem in protest of recent statements made by President Donald Trump. There was outside belief that the team must have felt pressure from the top to fall in line and stand on Sunday. You got to vote and every time you can't always have your way, so eve...

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  • Sergio Aguero involved in a auto crash in Amsterdam
Sergio Aguero involved in a auto crash in Amsterdam

In a statement on Thursday, the club announced Benjamin Mendy sustained a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament during last weekend's 5-0 home win over Crystal Palace, while news broke on Friday that Aguero had been involved in a vehicle crash after attending a concert by Colombian pop star Maluma.

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  • Thunder sign Russell Westbrook to massive extension
Thunder sign Russell Westbrook to massive extension

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Westbrook now has the largest total contract (six years, $233 million) in National Basketball Association history. The small-market Thunder took a hit when All-Star forward Kevin Durant departed as a free agent in July 2016. Following the announcement, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett signed an offic...

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  • Spieth and Thomas hope to reprise buddy act at Presidents Cup
Spieth and Thomas hope to reprise buddy act at Presidents Cup

Golfers are among the most Republican of supporters in the American sports world. He has played in every Presidents Cup since 1994 and ever Ryder Cup since 1995. "You know, they are both very good friends, and I think we've got a great pairing in those two". "We are going to do what we always do; take off our hat and put our hands across ou...

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  • Nigeria lost to Ghana but our jollof rice is no1 - Leon Balogun
Nigeria lost to Ghana but our jollof rice is no1 - Leon Balogun

Ghana had also previously won the tournament in 2013 when the country hosted it. "The former Ghana worldwide is most likely to take the job given that he has been demoted as the first assistant of Ghana's senior national team", it said. Straight from kick off, the Ghanaians showed they were out to avenge that earlier group stage defeat. "It won...

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  • Giants have no choice in what they must do against Eagles
Giants have no choice in what they must do against Eagles

With McAdoo as the offensive coordinator, NY scored 30 points in a game 12 times . That doesn't mean they won't keep trying, even when they're down by two touchdowns with two minutes to go in the game. The next game has to be played. Beckham has been slowed by injury and could be primed for a breakout game against Philadelphia's banged-up secondar...

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  • Jamie Collins (concussion) unlikely to play in Browns' Week 3 matchup
Jamie Collins (concussion) unlikely to play in Browns' Week 3 matchup

CBS will have the 1:00 p.m. ET telecast. Cleveland falls to 0-3 and has only one win under head coach Hue Jackson through 19 games. The Colts answered the Browns' quick scoring drive with one of their own early in the second quarter. Aside from Luck, the Colts will also be without Ryan Kelly along the offensive line, and Vontae Davis is a...

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  • Cricket Column: Kohli looks to twist the knife at Indore
Cricket Column: Kohli looks to twist the knife at Indore

With batting collapses Australia's chief concern coming into the match, Finch provided a steady hand at the top of the order as he reunited with long-time opening partner David Warner . India's ace batsman Virat Kohli is 41 runs away from scoring 2000 runs as skipper. Pandya was declared Man of the Match. India look to seal series Exactly 10...

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  • Patriots Defeat Texans 36-33 in Epic Comeback
Patriots Defeat Texans 36-33 in Epic Comeback

However, the Patriots have signed DL Geno Grissom to the 53-man roster from the practice squad but his play Sunday is unsure. But he did have two interceptions, including one that set up a New England first-half touchdown. The ball, still in midair, was scooped up by Clowney and returned for a touchdown to put the Texans back on top at the time ...

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  • England vs West Indies scorecard
England vs West Indies scorecard

England's Moeen Ali bats during the third One Day International against West Indies at Bristol County Ground, England, Sunday Sept. 24, 2017. England lost three wickets for 11 runs to be 217 for six in the 35th over. He eventually holed out off spinner Ashley Nurse and walked off to a standing ovation from a near-capacity crowd. "We leaked ...

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