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How Jose Mourinho Reacted To League Cup Victory

Once again he looked off the pace, even after moving into a number 10 role behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the second half. "We deserved it", Mourinho explained . The report says the left-back was irritated because Mourinho had indicated such comments about individuals would be kept in-house. "I understand completely, but I'm sure that with the team going back home [against Premier League champions Leicester City on Saturday] they will be behind the team like they always are". Read More

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Last-gasp Rondon sparks Pulis celebrations for West Brom

Last-gasp Rondon sparks Pulis celebrations for West Brom

West Brom were on the brink of a third defeat in six Premier League games when Rondon rose above the Stoke defence to head home Jonathan Leko's corner, and Pulis admitted his side came up against a strong team. Having taken charge of Stoke for 464 games during two spells at the club, Pulis returned to the bet365 Stadium for a milestone match that looked to have slipped away from his team when Joe Allen gave the home side the lead after 73 minutes. Read More

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Bournemouth 1 Everton 0: Stanislas wonder strike ends Koeman's unbeaten start

The veteran midfielder was replaced early in the second half as Koeman looked for a way back into the game after Stanislas' 22nd-minute strike from outside the box. It was nearly 2-0 10 minutes before the interval when, after Boruc had saved well from Gareth Barry's rasping drive at the other end, Charlie Daniels latched onto Phil Jagielka's miscued clearance, but the defender's header was off target. Read More

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Anthony Crolla aims to stamp authority over Jorge Linares in Manchester

Anthony Crolla aims to stamp authority over Jorge Linares in Manchester

Linares did fight twice previous year, knockout wins over Ivan Cano and Kevin Mitchell (a tremendous action fight in England where Linares got off the canvas). Anthony Crolla is often referred to as the nicest guy in boxing and they say good things don't happen to nice people but Anthony Crolla is now receiving everything he deserves and a win tomorrow would propel him even further into a "boxing superstar". Read More

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss 'will not read' book about Jose Mourinho

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss 'will not read' book about Jose Mourinho

Wenger added that the rivalry between Arsenal and Chelsea - where Antonio Conte is now in charge - was about more than his fractious relationship with Mourinho, who was sacked last season by Chelsea and took over at United this summer. "But, mainly because I'm pragmatic and I do not think it is my job to chose the next manager". "I like him as a player". "Xhaka is surely the future and if he has the talent that Wenger says he has, you would expect him to be at home in this type of battle". Read More

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Froome Rules Out Long-Range Attack In Vuelta

Chris Froome failed in his attempt to overhaul his Colombian rival Nairo Quintana on the penultimate stage of the Vuelta a España and will have to settle for second place for a third time in the race when it finishes today. "We will see what happens tomorrow". While Froome still has a chance to win the Vuelta, Contador, who is now 3min 43sec behind Quintana, only has a slim hope to win a fourth title. Read More

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Injured world number one Day pulls out of Tour Championship

Injured world number one Day pulls out of Tour Championship

Dustin Johnson (1st), Patrick Reed (2nd), Adam Scott (3rd), Jason Day (4th) and Paul Casey (5th) could all clinch the FedEx Cup by simply winning the Tour Championship. The other two golfers in that tie are Kevin Chappell and Hideki Matsuyama . "I just didn't really get a lot out of (the round), some close looks I didn't make and I missed a short par putt on 17 and not birdying the last hole on 18, I felt I left a few shots out there. Read More

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Love chooses Fowler, Holmes, Kuchar for Ryder Cup

Love chooses Fowler, Holmes, Kuchar for Ryder Cup

However, one important wrinkle in the final pick is that the three new team members, Fowler, Holmes and Kuchar, will also have input as to who that person should be. "That was probably the only tournament that I regretting not playing because it's one of my favourite events to play", said the US Open champion. USA captain Davis Love III might have a Ryder Cup strategy similar to one of the best minds in the NFL, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick. Read More

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Trevor Bauer: Trevor Bauer gives up six runs

Bauer's wildness seemed to focus the Tigers from that point on. James McCann scored from third on a wild pitch with two outs to give the Tigers a 6-4 lead. J.D. Martinez led off with a double and he rode home on a booming home run by Upton over the center-field wall. BRAVES 7, NATIONALS 3 (at Atlanta) - Nick Markakis and Anthony Recker each drove in two runs to make a victor out of Atlanta spot starter Josh Collmenter. Read More

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Truex and Johnson dodge penalties for failing inspection

The process of using laser inspection after races is a necessary evil according to NASCAR officials, in order to keep the sport on a level playing field, and one that teams asked to be put in place. Previously, it was the top five and select others. Eight drivers qualified for the inaugural Truck Series Chase: William Byron, Matt Crafton, John Hunter Nemechek, Christopher Bell, Johnny Sauter, Ben Kennedy, Daniel Hemric and Timothy Peters. Read More

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Guyer's pinch hit in 9th lifts Indians over Royals 2-1

Guyer's pinch hit in 9th lifts Indians over Royals 2-1

Cleveland leads Detroit by seven games and hasn't won the Central since 2007. Coco Crisp, pinch-hitting for Lonnie Chisenhall , laid a bunt down the first-base line that Flynn couldn't handle, putting two runners on with nobody out. And Tuesday's start was a step in the right direction, as he allowed one earned run on five hits in 62/3 innings. "I rounded first base and just saw the first base umpire say fair so I started celebrating". Read More

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Titans rally to beat Lions 16-15 on Mariota's 2nd TD pass

Titans rally to beat Lions 16-15 on Mariota's 2nd TD pass

They did that today and it paid off. Delanie was targeted 6 times and ended the game with 6/83/1. He picked off Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford with 22 seconds left to preserve Tennessee's 16-15 win . But it was a catch Titans' receivers haven't made in recent memory. And it wasn't just Mariota and Johnson. The Titans were able to exploit the middle of the field and probably didn't take advantage of the mismatches as often as they could have. Read More

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David Silva and Vincent Kompany out confirms Pep Guardiola

David Silva and Vincent Kompany out confirms Pep Guardiola

Speaking about the appointment of Guardiola, Howe said: "I think they're an outstanding team". " I was not here (to see) what happened, but they can forget it ". "I am used to being injured and five months was nothing for me - with my back I was injured for more than a year", Gundogan said. "Tough challenges are waiting for us but we are excited to prove ourselves and do our best". Read More

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Susan Sarandon calls out CNN over Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie divorce coverage

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are divorcing after 12 years together. Jolie filed for divorce Monday after separating from her husband September 15, according to court documents. She is not asking for spousal support. Jolie and Pitt contributed $613,000 to the foundation that year, and the foundation paid out a variety of grants, including for wildlife conservation in Namibia, arts programs in Sarajevo, and a variety of projects in Cambodia . Read More

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Carolina Panthers' Ron Rivera: Officials not giving Cam Newton star treatment

Carolina Panthers' Ron Rivera: Officials not giving Cam Newton star treatment

The NFL has empowered them to declare a "medical timeout". No offense to backup Derek Anderson, but Graham Gano's missed field goal as time expired may not have happened if Newton missed any part of that drive. No, it isn't. It also isn't fun being the ref who pulls a star player out of a critical moment of the game. All 32 teams are guilty of trying to win at all costs. Read More

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New York Mets sign Tim Tebow to minor-league contract

The New York Mets on Thursday signed the former Heisman Trophy victor and NFL quarterback to a minor league contract , just over a week after Tebow tried out for Major League Baseball teams in California. During Thursday's conference call, he said his success would be measured in the effort he now makes in his transition to baseball . Facing former Major League pitchers, he displayed solid power potential, and flashed some of the tools that made him an interesting prospect over a ... Read More

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Messi hat-trick as Barca hit Celtic for seven

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers was disappointed with his side's 7-0 Champions League defeat to Barcelona , but believes they can learn lessons from the loss and become stronger. "In this moment in time Luis is the best striker in the world there is no question about that". "It helps to have played them in pre-season, but in terms of intensity and fighting for the three points there is a huge difference", added Enrique. Read More

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Australian war veteran Rio Paralympic flag bearer

Stef Reid, Neil Fachie, Scott Quin, Alison Patrick and guide Hazel Smith, and Abby Kane, the youngest athlete on the ParalympicsGB team, all won silver medals. "Four gold medals at home was beyond my wildest dreams, but to come back after pregnancy is incredible". Chris Game, director of Sport at the school, said; "We are absolutely thrilled James and Lee are representing Great Britain at the Rio Paralympic games in their respective sports". Read More

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Best of NFL: Alex Smith's overtime TD caps Chiefs' comeback over Chargers

Obviously, for Raider Nation it would have been great to see the Chiefs lose this game with them expected be the AFC West champs this year. He was the third most efficient receiver of Week 1 by Reception NEP per target among players with at least eight targets and the most efficient of those players who were not thrown passes by Drew Brees - Willie Snead and Brandin Cooks were first and second. Read More

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Penn State honors Joe Paterno as fans from both teams protest

It also served as a fundraiser for a scholarship the Paterno family awards to Penn State football players for post-graduate study. Like so many others who played before him, he said he felt indebted to him to earn that degree. "He was fearless in the pursuit of fairness". The private reunion, proposed by Paterno's widow Sue Paterno, is expected to draw almost 500 former players across five decades to the school's baseball stadium, which is owned by the university but managed by a private ... Read More

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Carlos Bacca eyed in Cesc Fabregas swap with AC Milan

Carlos Bacca eyed in Cesc Fabregas swap with AC Milan

And on Thursday, Conte insisted that Fabregas is in his plans and that Chelsea are not planning to sell him. "Cesc is improving a lot on many aspects, above all the defensive situations", the Italian said . We all know Cesc, a great technical player. "I see him in every training session with great work rate", Conte said . Sport stresses that despite growing up in Barcelona and later returning to the Catalans at first-team level, Fabregas wants to join the club's arch-rivals. Read More

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Three and easy for Aguero in Man City romp

After going into the break with a 2-0 advantage, the home side kept pressing for more and were rewarded with another fine Aguero goal, this time from a Sterling through ball in the 77th minute. The Arsenal loanee played the final 27 minutes against the Baggies, showing some versatility as he started in the midfield behind Wilson before moving to the wing. Read More

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