• Former Valencia star Pablo Hernandez predicts loss for Manchester United
Former Valencia star Pablo Hernandez predicts loss for Manchester United

They are 14th in La Liga with just one win in their opening seven games but have only lost once. United welcome the Valencia to Old Trafford on Tuesday evening. The normally reliable Serbian was as hard on himself as his teammates when reflecting on Saturday's defeat. Pushed further on the squad's attitude, Mourinho added: "I think that s...

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  • Cubs-Brewers Set For National League Tiebreaker
Cubs-Brewers Set For National League Tiebreaker

The victor advances to host the NL East champion Atlanta Braves in the opener of the best-of-five Division Series on Thursday and the loser settles for playing in the Wild Card Game on Tuesday at the Milwaukee Brewers or the Chicago Cubs .

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  • Red Sox claim more titles, beating Yankees in finale
Red Sox claim more titles, beating Yankees in finale

Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton homered in Saturday's 8-5 win against the Red Sox . NY and the Boston Red Sox are both locked into their postseason roles, both with home field advantage. Yankee Stadium will host at least one more baseball game this year. Lance Lynn (10-10) got the win with three innings of relief, holding Boston to one run on...

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  • Valencia look to extend Manchester United's poor run
Valencia look to extend Manchester United's poor run

In their last two league matches United have drawn with Wolves and lost to West Ham , slipping to 10th in the Premier League table as a result. United's reverse, which came after their midweek League Cup exit at the hands of Derby, means they have made their worst start in the league for 29 years.

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  • Manchester United were horrendous in West Ham defeat - Luke Shaw
Manchester United were horrendous in West Ham defeat - Luke Shaw

Marouane Fellaini has been one of United's more effective players recently and Mourinho may stick with the Belgian ahead of Fred in midfield while Ander Herrera has been ruled out through injury. "I like that perspective but I don't agree totally". "We have to look at ourselves as players". When we lose, we all lose. "I will improve things that...

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  • Earl Thomas Flipped Off The Seahawks Bench While Carted Off Injured
Earl Thomas Flipped Off The Seahawks Bench While Carted Off Injured

He's in the final year of his contract, and has said he plans to focus on staying healthy. The 29-year-old sat out training camp and missed three practice sessions in recent weeks. "It's a big stadium". For what just occurred to be so clear and so resolved to - he knew what happened. But he was so poised and giving back to the players and all of us...

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  • Walker Buehler Dominates Rockies, Dodgers Clinch 6th Consecutive NL West Title
Walker Buehler Dominates Rockies, Dodgers Clinch 6th Consecutive NL West Title

When they were in Brooklyn, the Dodgers finished tied with the rival Giants for the 1951 NL pennant, and then famously lost a three-game series to NY on a home run by Bobby Thomson. They had ace Max Scherzer slated to start the final game of the season at Colorado. Charlie Blackmon -.267 batting average against Buehler with one home run and th...

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  • Jose Mourinho not feeling the pressure as Valencia test looms
Jose Mourinho not feeling the pressure as Valencia test looms

Asked if he had spoken to the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward following Saturday's loss, Mourinho gave a tetchy reply. "After 20 years of football I am still the kid that I was 20 years ago". "We have to look at ourselves as players", he said. "When we lose, the responsibility is the responsibility of everyone". He added: "What I c...

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  • Discarded Sanchez a window into Man Utd's wasted millions
Discarded Sanchez a window into Man Utd's wasted millions

Everyone has a big motivation to win against Manchester United . I see upset people, some people that don't look like they lost a game, I see 'so-so'. When you don't win a few games in a row there is attention on you. This latest reverse added to the pressure on under-fire coach Mourinho. When imploring Mourinho to attack more after being held b...

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  • Europe wins back the Ryder Cup
Europe wins back the Ryder Cup

Chimenti added: "A player who wins everything in the Ryder Cup for three consecutive days must be considered among the most important athletes not only in Italian but world sport". Patrick Reed blasted decisions made by captain Jim Furyk and others in the wake of the weekend Ryder Cup loss suffered by the ballyhooed USA team.

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  • Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals
Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals

As Thomas had his left leg in an air cast and was being carted to the locker room, he was shown by cameras flipping the middle finger. "It's a big stadium". Bradford had a hugely inefficient start to the season. The Seahawks saved money and will move on. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported Sunday morning that the Seahawks were looking for ...

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  • Jhoulys Chacin to start for Brewers in tiebreaker to decide NL Central
Jhoulys Chacin to start for Brewers in tiebreaker to decide NL Central

In the first game of Monday's unprecedented doubleheader, the Milwaukee Brewers will meet the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field at 1 p.m. ET. The Colorado Rockies were swept two weeks ago in Los Angeles, and their NL West title hopes looked all but finished.

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  • Pundit urges Man United to considering selling 29-year-old
Pundit urges Man United to considering selling 29-year-old

As Paul Pogba sauntered not unhappily - actually, as he sauntered smilingly - towards the poshest team bus you will ever see, the reporters in what Mourinho sneeringly calls "the famous mixed zone" called out to ask if he would comment. The manager isn't on the pitch, is he?. He's there to put a team out that he thinks can win the game. "I'm not ...

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  • Steelers 'actively' trying to trade disgruntled holdout Le'Veon Bell
Steelers 'actively' trying to trade disgruntled holdout Le'Veon Bell

The Steelers are reportedly seeking a second-round pick and a good veteran player. When news surfaced last week the Steelers were now open to trading disgruntled running back Le'Veon Bell, the speculation immediately began on what the two-time All-Pro might be worth in a deal.

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  • Gareth Bale to miss Real Madrid's Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow
Gareth Bale to miss Real Madrid's Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow

The forward had gotten off to a fine start in La Liga, with three goals and two assists in five games, as well as a tally in the Champions League . The Spanish defender was livid with the scoreless result against Diego Simeone's defensive-minded Atletico Madrid yesterday. "We played very well in the first half, and the effort we put in showed ...

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  • Europe captain Thomas Bjorn to get a Ryder Cup victory tattoo
Europe captain Thomas Bjorn to get a Ryder Cup victory tattoo

Another Irishman, Darren Clarke, was captain of Europe the last time the Ryder Cup was played on American soil in 2016. "After all he endured to get back here, and after the success he had along the way, the Ryder Cup pain is undeniable".

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  • Kerber falls to Barty on day of upsets in Wuhan
Kerber falls to Barty on day of upsets in Wuhan

Ashleigh Barty - runner-up in 2017 - is back in the quarter-finals after a 7-5 6-1 win over Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber . She will face the victor of the second semi-final between Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus.

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  • McIlroy not intimidated by 'Tiger factor'
McIlroy not intimidated by 'Tiger factor'

It was a win which reverberated around the sporting world given that Woods himself had reportedly told Jack Nicklaus "I'm done" in April 2017, before undergoing spinal fusion surgery in a last-ditch bid to save his career. This week, Woods is one of 12 players on a USA team that has not won the Ryder Cup on European soil since 1993, when Woods was ...

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  • Allegri: Dybala And Ronaldo Yet To Hit Peak
Allegri: Dybala And Ronaldo Yet To Hit Peak

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal that gave Juventus a hard earned win over Frosinone . The Argentina forward broke the deadlock after 11 minutes and Blaise Matuidi's goal shortly afterwards ensured Massimiliano Allegri's side maintained their 100 per cent record comfortably, with Saturday...

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  • Where would the Brewers and Cubs play NL Central tiebreaker?
Where would the Brewers and Cubs play NL Central tiebreaker?

But, there's still a big difference between winning the division or going into the postseason as a wild card. "It's a game where obviously it's not do-or-die, but I think that it's a must-win game", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said after a 15-0 rout in San Francisco.

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