• Chelsea lose ground in title race as Liverpool win
Chelsea lose ground in title race as Liverpool win

As the Liverpool defenders rush out after Fulham elected to play a short corner, it's the Scottish worldwide Robertson that is a little slower to react than his teammates, and while the rest of the Liverpool players have left Mitrovic in an offside position, Robertson is playing the striker on side and having dispatched his header past Aliss...

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  • Sloppy Ireland find their rhythm to see off Argentina
Sloppy Ireland find their rhythm to see off Argentina

Ireland's error-strewn first half was salvaged by a dominant scrum that served up tries for scrum-half Kieran Marmion and centre Bundee Aki either side of a Bautista Delguy effort for the more unsafe Argentines. "The players are incredibly excited about what's coming up", Schmidt said. Like most teams, Ireland rely on clean possession ou...

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  • Barcelona stunned by Betis despite Messi brace in seven-goal thriller
Barcelona stunned by Betis despite Messi brace in seven-goal thriller

Junior's low cross was met at the back post by Cristian Tello, who picked out Joaquin to slide past Ter Stegen from 10 yards for his second league goal of the campaign. Betis, meanwhile, can toast a momentous win that lifts them up to 12th. Ernesto Valverde's team started the game poorly and Real Betis were all over them during the opening ...

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  • Houston Rockets in talks with Carmelo Anthony over his role on team
Houston Rockets in talks with Carmelo Anthony over his role on team

With the Houston Rockets at 5-7 to start the season, Carmelo Anthony's role on the team has come under question, with the Rockets struggling to replicate the same offensive success they had last season. Anthony and the Rockets were both enthusiastic about his reunion with D'Antoni in the preseason, but both Anthony and the team - which has had ...

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  • Atlanta Falcons swoop to sign Bruce Irvin
Atlanta Falcons swoop to sign Bruce Irvin

Irvin, a former first-round draft pick, told ESPN's Vaughn McClure that he rejected more-lucrative offers from the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers. Irvin played two seasons with Seattle when Quinn was the team's defensive co-ordinator. "He will add to our rotation along the defensive line, while adding to our pass rush", Quinn sa...

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  • Warriors' Steve Kerr Compares Duke's Zion Williamson to LeBron
Warriors' Steve Kerr Compares Duke's Zion Williamson to LeBron

While Reddish said after the Kentucky game Duke wanted to make a statement in its opener, Jones said the Blue Devils have yet to establish an identity. The last time the Blue Devils fell at home against a non-conference opponent on February 26, 2000 when St. John's scored a shocking 83-82 victory on the road.

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  • Steve Kerr provides full update on Stephen Curry's sprained groin
Steve Kerr provides full update on Stephen Curry's sprained groin

He then battled an assortment of injuries last season, missing 31 regular-season and six playoff games. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points, Eric Bledsoe led the way with 26 and Malcolm Brogdon added 20 points in the win. The NBA season is finally here and the Golden State Warriors are doing what they do best: win. Thompson started t...

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  • Ranieri back at Leicester for Burnley clash
Ranieri back at Leicester for Burnley clash

Leicester players have led thousands of fans on a walk from the centre of the city to the club's stadium as soccer returned home for the first time since the death of the owner who oversaw the team's transformation into improbable English Premier League champions.

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  • NASCAR to consider stiffer penalties for violations
NASCAR to consider stiffer penalties for violations

Spoilers must be used exactly as supplied from the manufacturer and not altered. NASCAR takes the winning vehicle, the runner-up and any other cars it determines - either by "random" or by choice - to its research center in North Carolina for additional inspection, a process that often takes a few hours.

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  • Shannon Sharpe Equates Saints Signing Dez Bryant To This Patriots Move
Shannon Sharpe Equates Saints Signing Dez Bryant To This Patriots Move

Bryant was originally planning to make his Saints debut in Week 11 against the Philadelphia Eagles, but it's up in the air whether he will play at all this season. "I'm always going to be me, you know, who I am". I've always been a good guy. "I'm not a bad guy". And any doubts about Bryant fitting into the locker room were addressed as well.

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  • EPL: Anthony Martial’s possible club after leaving Man United revealed
EPL: Anthony Martial’s possible club after leaving Man United revealed

Martial has completed an unlikely U-turn at Manchester United this season, winning the club's October Player of the Month award despite his agent suggesting he had no future at Old Trafford over the summer. With Thomas Lemar also absent, Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele, as well as Martial, have been preferred to Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette, while L...

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  • Relentless Man City sweep United aside at Etihad
Relentless Man City sweep United aside at Etihad

My development here has been incredible", Sterling said after the signing. Man City win because I think Man Utd will be a bit cautious and get a bit frustrated without the ball and City in those wide positions have too much pace and skill for United to handle.

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  • South Africa beat Australia to win one-day series
South Africa beat Australia to win one-day series

Shaun Marsh too followed his partner after reaching the triple-digit mark. South Africa can indisputably be said to have a broad, present stranglehold of the time-honoured bilateral rivalry, as it now embraces mastery of each of the last series, home and away, in both the Test and ODI formats - a statistical first for them.

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  • Dortmund twice come from behind to beat Bayern
Dortmund twice come from behind to beat Bayern

However, Fortuna remain second from bottom after VfB Stuttgart also claimed victory as defender Timo Baumgartl and midfielder Erik Thommy scored in a 2-0 win at Nuremberg. Bayern had a chance for a late equaliser, which nearly arrived from a free-kick from Kimmich but it was mistakenly headed back towards his own goal by Reus, who could only watc...

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  • Kyrie Irving bothered by Jamal Murray chasing 50 points
Kyrie Irving bothered by Jamal Murray chasing 50 points

In Denver , the Nuggets maintained their hot streak with Jamal Murray scoring 48 points in a 115-107 win over the Boston Celtics . "I think my emotions took over, as it normally does", the 21-year-old said ( via ESPN.com ). "I felt like it was a little disrespectful, but at the same time, let him, do him". "You never want to try to disrespe...

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  • Terry Rozier Says He’s Happy To Be On Boston Celtics
Terry Rozier Says He’s Happy To Be On Boston Celtics

They are in win-now mode and there are several teams in need of a starting caliber point guard. Those rumors have returned thanks to other rumors about Rozier complaining about his decrease in playing time. It will be an emotional night for Hayward, assuming he plays on the second night of a back-to-back, as he returns to Utah for the first time si...

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  • Everything You Need to Know About the ATP Finals
Everything You Need to Know About the ATP Finals

Since the tournament moved to the O2 over 2.3 million people have attended, with 250,000 expected this year, making it the biggest yearly event. Federer, who plays Japan's Kei Nishikori in his tournament opener at London's O2 arena on Sunday, said overall he is happy with his season.

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  • Australia continue to struggle after being bowled out cheaply against South Africa
Australia continue to struggle after being bowled out cheaply against South Africa

Du Plessis and Miller were doing a commendable job of absorbing the pressure placed upon them when - against the run of play - du Plessis chopped a short ball from Pat Cummins onto his own stumps to fall for 47. It is often said to never change a winning combination, but the captain admits the limited opportunities in a three-match series could war...

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  • Manchester United and Manchester City's French players to party together after derby
Manchester United and Manchester City's French players to party together after derby

United came from behind to win 3-2 at the Etihad last season to delay City's title coronation and Mourinho said they go there on Sunday with the intention of doing the same. "We are not a team that gives up". France's players are due back in the country ahead of the Nations League clash with Netherlands on November 16 and friendly with Uruguay fo...

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  • Pakistan restrict New Zeland to 209-9 in second ODI
Pakistan restrict New Zeland to 209-9 in second ODI

Trent Boult, who was missing from the T20s, was the star picking up a hat-trick to reduce Pakistan to 8/3 in their chase of 267, from which they never recovered. Shaheen removed Colin Munro in his first over and struck a huge blow by diverting a George Worker drive onto the stumps at the non-strikers end with Kane Williamson out of his ground.

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