• Rooney and Wilson named in England squad, but no Rice
Rooney and Wilson named in England squad, but no Rice

The match will be the called the "The Wayne Rooney Foundation International" and it will be in support of his charitable interests. Sources close to Rooney have claimed that... I don't think we have been brilliant at that over the years. "I understand the debate around that". I don't think Wayne has been involved in all those discussions and I ...

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  • Juventus vs. Manchester United live stream
Juventus vs. Manchester United live stream

Ronaldo desperate for history I was amused to see Cristiano Ronaldo chasing around like he... The Portuguese was in his element winning at the home of his former fierce Serie A rivals, charging onto the pitch to taunt the home fans in Turin by cupping his ear as United players and supporters celebrated a win gained by Mourinho's decisions ...

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  • Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winners Announced
Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winners Announced

Betts won the award for the third straight year while leading all major league right fielders with 20 defensive runs saved. Pitcher: Zack Greinke, Diamondbacks (fifth award) Catcher: Yadier Molina , Cardinals (ninth award) First base: Freddie Freeman , Braves (first award) and Anthony Rizzo , Cubs (second award) Second base: D.J.

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  • All Blacks on brink of history in England Test
All Blacks on brink of history in England Test

The clock had ticked past the 80-minute mark at Twickenham with England desperately trying to keep the Springboks at bay when Farrell smashed into replacement Andre Esterhuizen, knocking him back and dislodging the ball. "The most important thing is what we do next", Jones answered. We lost a few games but we played tough today and we won. 'I...

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  • Red Star Belgrade vs. Liverpool live stream
Red Star Belgrade vs. Liverpool live stream

Liverpool top the group at its halfway point, having beaten Paris Saint-Germain and Red Star at home either side of an away defeat at Napoli . Liverpool face an uphill task to qualify for the knockout rounds of the Champions League after suffering a 2-0 defeat away to Red Star Belgrade .

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  • Djokovic outlasts Federer in titanic semi-final
Djokovic outlasts Federer in titanic semi-final

The Serb threw his racket down in frustration as Federer again escaped from 15-40 down to move 5-4 ahead, but the 20-time Grand Slam champion's magic fizzled out as the final set headed to a tie-break. Five months ago, it was highly improbable considering my ranking and the way I played and felt on the court. Federer advanced to their 47th career...

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  • Krunal Pandya, Khaleel Ahmed handed maiden T20I cap
Krunal Pandya, Khaleel Ahmed handed maiden T20I cap

Months earlier, the Windies had also overcome the Indians in Mumbai, in the semi-final of the T20 World Cup, and Brathwaite said he was hoping for similar results in the three-match series. Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul also perished while attempting to take on the medium pace of Brathwaite to leave India dangling at 45 for 4. The three matc...

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  • Rafael Nadal Withdraws : Paris Masters
Rafael Nadal Withdraws : Paris Masters

Djokovic faces Damir Dzumhur in the third round, the first time they have played each other. Despite the blow the tournament organizers will be relieved to see Roger Federer making his first appearance at the competition since 2015. After Paris the ATP tour's eight top-ranked players congregate in London from November 11 for the season's Fin...

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  • Resurgent Alvaro Morata boosts Chelsea's Premier League title hopes
Resurgent Alvaro Morata boosts Chelsea's Premier League title hopes

Jason Puncheon was afforded a rare opportunity in the Crystal Palace first team on Wednesday night, starting against Middlesbrough as the Eagles fell to a League Cup defeat. And when Pedro turned in a cross from another Spaniard, flying left-back Marcos Alonso, Chelsea were able to celebrate moving up to second place in the table.

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  • De Bruyne out for six weeks with latest knee injury
De Bruyne out for six weeks with latest knee injury

The 27-year-old Belgium worldwide had looked back to his imperious best against the Cottagers, in what was his first start since injuring the ligaments in his left knee in August. "They know how we tried to help them in the particular way we want to play". According to reports in England, Brahim could join Real Madrid for free next summer as hi...

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  • MS Dhoni Pulls Off Hilarious Prank On Rohit Sharma
MS Dhoni Pulls Off Hilarious Prank On Rohit Sharma

The Delhi batsman won his seventh ODI Man of the Series award to match the likes of Sourav Ganguly and Yuvraj Singh on the unique list which is topped by none other than Sachin Tendulkar. That set the ball rolling for a Windies procession. Shimron Hetmyer played back to Jadeja when he should have been forward, Rovman and Fabian Allen were out hooki...

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  • Why only 14 players responded to Cricket Australia's survey
Why only 14 players responded to Cricket Australia's survey

Peever indicated he would not be joining the exodus from CA and said the 12-month bans on Smith and Warner and a nine-month ban on Bancroft would stand. "Personally ... I witnessed those behaviours over a period of time and it was very clear on-field aggression was moving down a path that I personally wasn't comfortable with", he said.

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  • Leicester City vs West Ham - Confirmed Lineups
Leicester City vs West Ham - Confirmed Lineups

Leicester have not lost three successive Premier League matches since the final days of Claudio Ranieri, but a third loss in a row to a struggling West Ham side, would hurl Puel's future at the King Power into severe doubt. I think it is the right way and direction to continue to improve. "It was a good second half with a lot of chances", he to...

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  • Texans acquire WR Thomas from Broncos
Texans acquire WR Thomas from Broncos

Thomas had 36 catches for 402 yards and three touchdowns this season. "He developed into an elite player over the years, establishing himself as one NFL's most productive, consistent and reliable wide receivers". The Texans found themselves thin at wide receiver when they lost Will Fuller for the season to a torn knee ligament and have had trou...

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  • Winx wins; 'I can't believe it,' says Bowman
Winx wins; 'I can't believe it,' says Bowman

But those figures, impressive as they are do not convey the scale of the impact the Chris Waller trained mare has had on Australia, a nation that prides itself on sporting excellence and has traditionally been defined... "At some stage we will have a race earmarked as her last". "This has been 12 months in the making, so it is a relief just to ...

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  • Vienna Open - Kei Nishikori to face Kevin Anderson in final
Vienna Open - Kei Nishikori to face Kevin Anderson in final

Nishikori leads the field with 60% of second-serve return points and 38% of return games won in the tournament before the match, and the semifinal confirmed the trend as Kukushkin won just 57% of second serve points. Kevin Anderson with his winning trophy at the ATP Erste Bank Open 500 in Vienna. With his victory Friday, Japan's Nishikori moved ...

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  • Federer triumphs in marathon on home court
Federer triumphs in marathon on home court

The 37-year-old Swiss has won his hometown event eight times and is now one step away from retaining his crown and collecting a 99th career title after he advanced to the semi-finals. But 20-time Grand Slam champion Federer roared back, first levelling the set before securing the crucial break of serve to move 5-4 ahead. Federer stayed focused, bre...

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  • Should Manchester United's penalty have stood? Graeme Souness and Jamie Redknapp debate
Should Manchester United's penalty have stood? Graeme Souness and Jamie Redknapp debate

Everton kept pushing after Ademola Lookman had come on for Bernard and they got their reward when Richarlison was sent sprawling to the turf by Smalling and the referee had no option but to point to the spot. Luckily for Pogba, however, the ball fell back to him and he slotted it in for the United opener. Pogba at least netted the rebound after ...

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  • 'We have to adapt' - Guardiola plays down Wembley pitch concerns
'We have to adapt' - Guardiola plays down Wembley pitch concerns

Carragher wrote in the Telegraph: "There is much to encourage with Gareth Southgate's work with England, but it has still never been more hard for an Englishman to get a top six job", the former Liverpool defender said. "It's unusual because my feeling is the worst feeling I've had in the five years that I've been here". He said: "I think it ...

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  • Former Celtic striker Hartson predicts Rodgers will reject Premier League advances
Former Celtic striker Hartson predicts Rodgers will reject Premier League advances

Former Celtic striker John Hartson reckons Brendan Rodgers will spurn the advances of Premier League clubs if they offer him the chance to work South of the border again. "But I do know Brendan Rodgers from Celtic and his spell at Liverpool and we know how he likes his teams to play". " The way they play, you know it's quite simple footba...

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  • Russell, Harris lead Nets past winless Cavaliers 102-86
Russell, Harris lead Nets past winless Cavaliers 102-86

Love didn't play in Wednesday's loss to Detroit and missed three of the Cavaliers' four exhibition game because of the injury. The Cleveland Cavaliers going 0-5 to start the year is still hard to believe, considering the team isn't quite as talent-deprived as it was back when the first time LeBron James left, as we've mentioned throughout th...

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  • David Price, not Chris Sale, to start Game 5
David Price, not Chris Sale, to start Game 5

Game 3 was the longest game in World Series history at 7 hours, 20 minutes. Until the 97th pitch of an outing that was among the most unusual in World Series history, until the 561st pitch of an epic endurance test that sprawled across the night for 18 innings , he finally got beat.

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  • Virat Kohli surpasses 10000 ODI runs and is the fastest in history
Virat Kohli surpasses 10000 ODI runs and is the fastest in history

The Indian captain has bettered the record by a enormous margin of 54 innings. Not just by the number of innings, Virat Kohli is the fastest to reach 10000 runs in terms of career-span, doing so in 10 years and 67 Days from his ODI debut.

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  • Barcelona earned more than 57 million euros from the Champions League
Barcelona earned more than 57 million euros from the Champions League

But he grew up idolising Liverpool pair Michael Owen and Steven Gerrard. "These are the games where Liverpool can slip up, which is why Manchester City will win the league easily - they ease past these teams". 'I love football and love watching games - and the PSG one was some game. The late arrival happened because the team was stuck in tr...

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  • Chelsea defender Alonso signs new contract until 2023
Chelsea defender Alonso signs new contract until 2023

Sarri was always likely to rest Hazard for the visit of BATE to Stamford Bridge as he rotates his team for the Europa League , but the Italian also said that his superstar's participation at Turf Moor is in doubt. Damn the tactics, mentality, work rate etc etc etc that I keep hearing - bottom line, the boy scores goals, we need goals. This will ...

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