• Gordon content with smaller Patriots role: 'It's a relief'
Gordon content with smaller Patriots role: 'It's a relief'

Gordon's score was the 500th touchdown pass of Brady's career. After New England's win over Indy, Brady did what Brady always does, he credited everyone who helped him get to where he is today. As a matter of fact, Vrabel caught eight scoring passes during his time in New England (2001-08). That was Gordon's first touchdown catch since joinin...

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  • Sarri annoyed by Chelsea’s poor defending, not their missed chances
Sarri annoyed by Chelsea’s poor defending, not their missed chances

Over in Serie A - where Sarri spent three years managing Napoli - one player with a respectable footballing heritage is making waves for his scintillating performances with Fiorentina. But he recently admitted he could one day call time on his spell in the Premier League to head to La Liga. Mark Hughes has backed Chelsea's title credentials...

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  • Guardiola: Liverpool responsible for averting bus attack repeat
Guardiola: Liverpool responsible for averting bus attack repeat

It is a unsafe approach with Klopp having a better record against Guardiola going back to their time when they were rivals at Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund - winning half of their 14 encounters and drawing two more. "All we can do is try to do our job". Guardiola will attack Liverpool and Klopp will fight fire with fire. "I worked with ...

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  • Jose Mourinho on the verge of being sacked as Manchester United manager
Jose Mourinho on the verge of being sacked as Manchester United manager

Mourinho enjoys a 60 per cent win rate in all competitions since joining United, edging out Sir Alex Ferguson (59.67 per cent) to top all United managers. The Champions League outing represented an improved performance for the Red Devils and given his XIs have been changing with the wind over this recent hard patch, Mourinho would be wise to s...

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  • Dodgers aim to maintain lead over Braves
Dodgers aim to maintain lead over Braves

He was asked if this start - highly effective, but in no way overpowering - encapsulated who he is now. Sanchez was 7-6 with a 2.83 record during the regular season. He was left off last year's playoff rosters after going 5-9 with a 3.77 ERA. If Kershaw started Game 1, he would be on four days' rest, while Ryu would be on six days' rest.

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  • Prithvi Shaw becomes Indias youngest debut century-maker
Prithvi Shaw becomes Indias youngest debut century-maker

En route his milestone, he made and broke a few records - he was the second fastest to reach the 24th mark, in 123 innings after Don Bradman, who needed just 66 innings. Chase, batting at number six, then attempted to halt the slide in a 25-run, sixth-wicket stand with wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich (10) - the best stand of the innings so far.

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  • Teenager Shaw's debut ton puts India on top
Teenager Shaw's debut ton puts India on top

Can in-form West Indies test India? Already set back by the loss of seasoned new-ball bowler Kemar Roach who returned to Barbados last week due to the death of his grandmother, West Indies suffered yet another blow when captain Jason Holder was ruled out of the match with an ankle injury.

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  • Major League Baseball gives Cubs’ Addison Russell 40-game ban following domestic violence allegations
Major League Baseball gives Cubs’ Addison Russell 40-game ban following domestic violence allegations

MLB announces that Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell has accepted a 40-game suspension without pay for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Russell, 24, was placed on administrative leave in September after allegations of physical and verbal abuse were brought forth by his ex-wi...

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  • Deschamps unconcerned by Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho's relationship
Deschamps unconcerned by Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho's relationship

Most Manchester United fans are readily embracing the idea of Zinedine Zidane as José Mourinho's successor at the club . Neto; Piccini, Garay, Paulista, Gayà; Coquelin, Parejo, Kondogbia, Guedes; Rodrigo, Batshuayi. However, a win may never be enough to turn the tide and the United squad are said to be furious that Mourinho has created a toxic...

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  • Mauricio Pochettino - Tottenham Hotspur 'showed character' despite loss to Barcelona
Mauricio Pochettino - Tottenham Hotspur 'showed character' despite loss to Barcelona

I have not seen him in a long time . Tottenham's celebrations would be short-lived, though, as Barca hit back right away with Messi finding the inside of the post he'd hit twice to open the half from a Jordi Alba cutback that Luis Suarez allowed to run through to his Argentine teammate.

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  • Brilliant Lionel Messi conducts Catalans in unrelenting win
Brilliant Lionel Messi conducts Catalans in unrelenting win

It was a positive performance from Spurs as the sides played out a goalless second-half. However, Messi sealed the win in the 89th minute as Luis Suarez's clever dummy left the Argentine one-on-one with Lloris, and he made no mistake from close range.

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  • Rockies Escape Max Scherzer in Massive Sunday Game
Rockies Escape Max Scherzer in Massive Sunday Game

Blackmon doubled down the first-base line off Washington Nationals reliever Kyle McGowin. Blackmon then proceeded to blast a two-run home run to right field, extending Colorado's lead to 4-0. With that, the two teams will play in a tiebreaker game Monday afternoon in Los Angeles to decide which team will win the National League West and who will...

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  • Klopp frustrated by Liverpool attackers in Napoli defeat
Klopp frustrated by Liverpool attackers in Napoli defeat

Liverpool now sit second in Group C, one point behind Napoli and level on points with Paris Saint-Germain after the French champions recorded an emphatic 6-1 win against Red Star Belgrade. Napoli hosts Liverpool at Stadio San Paolo on Wednesday as Champions League action rolls on. That's the view of former Reds midfielder Danny Murphy, who ...

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  • Early Champions League roundup: Silva sets Manchester City on course to advance
Early Champions League roundup: Silva sets Manchester City on course to advance

In the last two seasons we qualified quite comfortably. David Silva then grabbed the victor for Pep Guardiola's side with just three minutes left in the game as he dispossessed Stefan Posch inside the box and blasted home. Since the first Premier League season in 1992, 14 footballers have played for the two clubs . Wednesday's session...

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  • Steve Bruce sacked as Aston Villa manager after cabbage attack
Steve Bruce sacked as Aston Villa manager after cabbage attack

The 37-year-old is studying for his coaching badges and was at Chelsea's Cobham base watching a youth team game on Wednesday. Thierry Henry and Graham Potter are options also. "In the meantime, Kevin MacDonald, Aston Villa Under-23s manager, will be in charge of the team for our trip to Millwall on Saturday". The Mail reports that Terry could ...

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  • Patrick Reed rips Spieth, Furyk after Ryder Cup loss
Patrick Reed rips Spieth, Furyk after Ryder Cup loss

So loud, supportive, and classy to both the Europeans and U.S. team. This was a predictable result. Sure enough, Mickelson went 0-2 in France and was benched all day Saturday. One example: The Euros' ability to harness momentum. Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter together on Ryder Cup weekend. The galleries erupted. The normally stoic Molinari...

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  • The Rockies are moving on after historic win at Wrigley Field
The Rockies are moving on after historic win at Wrigley Field

But you have to see all the positives that happened this year, too. Rizzo's single up the middle off Adam Ottavino led to the tying run - after Maddon used the fastest guy in the place to pinch-run for him. Hitting was another thing. Ian Happ got to second in the sixth inning on a walk and a one-out single by Kris Bryant . His lone walk cost...

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  • Jose Mourinho bites tongue despite Manchester United's draw against Valencia
Jose Mourinho bites tongue despite Manchester United's draw against Valencia

Despite the lack of chances created, Mourinho was satisfied with what he saw from his under-pressure team. Zidane now is on a sabbatical, having left Real Madrid in May after leading the club to its third-consecutive UEFA Champions League triumph.

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  • Tottenham v Barcelona: Harry Kane eyes Lionel Messi's scoring records
Tottenham v Barcelona: Harry Kane eyes Lionel Messi's scoring records

Pochettino accepts Messi will be Barcelona's biggest threat. "He is still scoring goals and, for me, it motivates me to get even better and improve, and one day score as many, if not more, than he has". Young centre-back Juan Foyth and winger Georges-Kevin Nkoudou trained with the squad but are unable to face Barcelona because they have not b...

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  • Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies in NL Wild Card Game
Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies in NL Wild Card Game

The best-of-seven National League Division Series will open on Thursday with the pairings to be determined. Strop was under consideration to return for the win-or-go-home game against the Colorado Rockies after missing the past two weeks.

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  • Jose Mourinho is embarrassing Man Utd - Scholes
Jose Mourinho is embarrassing Man Utd - Scholes

It was another frustrating outing for United and Mourinho, who finally took some responsibility for his team's poor form after defiantly defending his tactics and team selection throughout a patchy start to the season. United's front line just haven't clicked so far this season with Marcus Rashford , Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku all looki...

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  • Ancelotti wary of Liverpool threat after Dublin mauling
Ancelotti wary of Liverpool threat after Dublin mauling

Jurgen Klopp refused to be drawn in on the bitter feud between Manchester United's Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba after the Liverpool manager was asked about the nature of his relationship with his players. Kassai was in charge when Ancelotti's Bayern Munich side lost 4-2 after extra-time to Real Madrid in a 2017 Champions League quarter-final sec...

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  • Marcelino anxious by Manchester United physicality but targets defence
Marcelino anxious by Manchester United physicality but targets defence

Zinedine Zidane has been hotly linked with a move to the red half of Manchester ever since United suffered a shock 3-2 defeat to Brighton in mid-August. "I don't think you can resolve something with talking", he said. Manchester United's run of form right now is leaning towards wretched following Saturday's loss to West Ham , which was precede...

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  • Carragher reveals mistake Mourinho has repeated at Man Utd, Chelsea, Real Madrid
Carragher reveals mistake Mourinho has repeated at Man Utd, Chelsea, Real Madrid

In addition, after last week's Carabao Cup defeat to Derby, was it necessary for the manager to say he knew United were in trouble if they had to use Phil Jones and Eric Bailly in the penalty shootout? Ferdinand told BT Sport: "You can't let a situation like this continue throughout the season - wars in the press, leaks, players on one side of ...

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  • [Teams] Man Utd vs Valencia: Confirmed Line-Ups From Old Trafford
[Teams] Man Utd vs Valencia: Confirmed Line-Ups From Old Trafford

Paul Pogba stung the palms of goalkeeper Neto with a free-kick as United at last began to increase the pressure in the second half, but a scarcity of any sort of link-up between the front three meant the Brazilian was largely untested. Marcus Rashford went agonisingly close to getting a winning goal in the closing stages when his free-kick ratt...

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  • José Mourinho cuts chipper figure as crunch Valencia visit looms
José Mourinho cuts chipper figure as crunch Valencia visit looms

Just take that in for a moment and consider all the great players who have played for this club. According to The Sun , Pogba has told his United teammates that he is "embarrassed" to play in Mourinho's unclear formations and that he is better off not on the sidelines with the 55-year-old in charge.

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies Game 163
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies Game 163

Milwaukee has defeated Chicago 3-1 in their one-game playoff for the NL Central title. The other four other divisions were wrapped up long before Sunday's final day of the regular season, with the Red Sox (East), Indians (Central) and Astros (West) claiming American League division titles and the Braves winning the National League East.

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  • Earl Thomas flips off Seahawks sideline as he's carted off field
Earl Thomas flips off Seahawks sideline as he's carted off field

The 29-year-old sat out training camp and missed three practice sessions in recent weeks. "He's trying to play this game he loves and all the sudden, this happens again". Thomas was not available to the media after the game. That assures Thomas will receive the rest of his $8.5 million salary for this season and means that at the end of the season ...

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  • Molinari clinches Ryder Cup glory for dominant Europe
Molinari clinches Ryder Cup glory for dominant Europe

He downplayed his impact on the European team on a number of occasions Sunday, saying: "It's not about the individual but the group". "I couldn't even dream of a summer like this". Woods is out in the fourth match against charismatic rookie Jon Rahm , while Phil Mickelson will play only his second game of the week when faces Molinari .

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  • A Look At Some Ridiculous Stats By 2018 Red Sox
A Look At Some Ridiculous Stats By 2018 Red Sox

He and the friend who attended the game with him are not even Red Sox fans. The Yankees ended up winning the game 8-5. The victor will be in Boston for Game 1 of the AL Division Series, starting Friday. "We're Braves fans. We could care [less] about the game". J.A. Happ cruised through the first five innings, allowing no runs on one hit, befo...

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