• United's Valencia apologises for Mourinho Instagram fail

    United's Valencia apologises for Mourinho Instagram fail

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    We tried to play but in some crucial phases we didn't have the technical quality to build from the back. Let us know in the comments section below. Our attacking players are not in their best moment of confidence and individual performance level, so we thought with three or four chances we would score and win the game, which we didn't.
  • 4 takeaways from Broncos' 27-23 loss to Chiefs

    4 takeaways from Broncos' 27-23 loss to Chiefs

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    Which is a damn good indication that there was a whole lot of gagging goin' on. It was the first time since 2004 that the Broncos blew a 10-point fourth-quarter lead at home. They got away with one. On the decisive drive, the Chiefs faced second-and-30, yet Mahomes responded with a 23-yard pass to Demarcus Robinson and a 35-yarder to Demetrius Harris to get the ball to the Denver 11.
  • For Cubs, season ends on sour note with loss to Rockies

    For Cubs, season ends on sour note with loss to Rockies

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    Hours after starting pitchers Kyle Freeland and Jon Lester ended brilliant performances, the Rockies got consecutive two-out singles from Story, Gerardo Parra and Wolters in the 13th off Kyle Hendricks (0-1). They're focused on the Lester with the Cubs now - and lately he's been very good. Maybe that's why the Cubs were quite confident in their chances despite being involved in a "Win or Go Home" game right off the bat in the 2018 playoffs.
  • Paul Scholes on ’embarrassing’ Jose Mourinho: Manchester United legend’s tirade in full

    Paul Scholes on ’embarrassing’ Jose Mourinho: Manchester United legend’s tirade in full

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    The 43-year-old former England global has been a stern critic of Mourinho and did not hold back ahead of United's clash with Valencia on Tuesday night. "It will be good for the team if we can beat Newcastle ". The Ecuador global was doing the rounds in the aftermath of the match after it was revealed that an Instagram post that included "it's time for Mourinho to go" as part of the caption had been double tapped by the United captain.
  • Unai Emery sends message to Arsenal fans about Alex Iwobi

    Unai Emery sends message to Arsenal fans about Alex Iwobi

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    Liverpool will lead the chase for Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey after having a summer enquiry for the Wales global knocked back. It wasn't supposed to be like this. Ramsey will be able to walk away as a free agent at the end of the season, leaving Arsenal only the January transfer window if they are to recoup any money for their longest serving player.
  • Cubs, Rockies meet for NL wild card after losing tiebreakers

    Cubs, Rockies meet for NL wild card after losing tiebreakers

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    The teams have yet to reveal which pitchers are slotted to start in Game 1, but expect Wade Miley to take the hill for the Brewers at home. They had the higher expectations coming into the season and have the much higher payroll. National League reliever of the month, Corey Knebel, recorded the win for the Brewers, and Josh Hader locked down the Cubs in the eighth and ninth innings to record the save.
  • Minnesota Twins to replace manager Paul Molitor after 4 seasons

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    The Twins will begin their search for a new manager immediately. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Twins don't plan to make the announcement until Tuesday afternoon. Molitor, victor of the 2017 AL Manager of the Year Award, still has two years remaining on the three-year contract extension he signed last winter and they still owe him $3.25 million.
  • Dodgers Win 6th Straight NL West

    Dodgers Win 6th Straight NL West

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    Once Monday's playoff games are over, the Braves will know their opponent - it's whoever wins the NL West. April 16, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story (27) crosses home plate on a three run home run as first baseman Ian Desmond (20) and right fielder Carlos Gonzalez (5) greet him against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fourth inning at PNC Park.
  • SOCCER Champions League Plays Of The Day 10/2

    SOCCER Champions League Plays Of The Day 10/2

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    Sergio Aguero's equaliser seven minutes later seemed to have set them back on course as they dominated the opening half but the Bundesliga side, bold and enterprising, held on until Silva cashed in on a late defensive error. With Cristiano Ronaldo serving a one-match suspension for his red card against Valencia in September, Paulo Dybala recorded a hat trick by midway through the second half as Juventus continued its ideal start across all competitions with a 3-0 win over BSC Young Boys.
  • UEFA Champions League Report: Manchester United v Valencia 02 October 2018

    UEFA Champions League Report: Manchester United v Valencia 02 October 2018

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    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has claimed that his side "don't have the technical quality" to build attacks from defence following this evening's goalless draw with Valencia . 'I think you have had enough, so I prefer just to say that when last season we finish second, we finished runners-up in the FA Cup, we won our group in the Champions League , and I told was a fantastic season, I knew why I was telling that'.
  • Brewers' National League Division Series game times announced

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    The Chicago Cubs will be back at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night for a winner-take-all showdown with the Colorado Rockies in the National League Wild Card Game. The team tweeted out a letter for fans to give their bosses so they can get out of work Monday afternoon for the game. "Nobody wants to hear it", outfielder Carlos Gonzalez said Sunday, after Colorado routed Washington 12-0.
  • Spurs suffer Christian Eriksen blow ahead of Barcelona clash

    Spurs suffer Christian Eriksen blow ahead of Barcelona clash

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    Pochettino played for Espanyol when Messi made his first-team debut the previous year but said: " Messi would start to become a great player but, in the moment that he made his debut, it was another youngster that had arrived to the Barcelona team from the academy".
  • Mourinho not feeling the pressure as Valencia test looms

    Mourinho not feeling the pressure as Valencia test looms

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    United are back in action on Tuesday night with a home match against Valencia in the Champions League . José Mourinho spoke yesterday of looking around the Manchester United dressing room and seeing three groups within his squad: "sad people", "people that don't look like they lost the game" and others "so-so".
  • Ancelotti wary of Liverpool threat after Dublin mauling

    Ancelotti wary of Liverpool threat after Dublin mauling

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    The midfielder faced the media 24 hours before Liverpool's Champions League Group C clash with Carlo Ancelotti's side. For Mohamed Salah , expectations have significantly changed since his 46-goal season last term. It's only right that I'm honest about it: I made a professional decision; a step forward in my career and for Roma, who earned a huge sum. "I don't speak German or English, just Neapolitan, but I still managed to ask him if he wanted a coffee".
  • Queen Letizia attends final of Women's Basketball World Cup

    Queen Letizia attends final of Women's Basketball World Cup

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    Marta Xargay hit a crucial three-pointer with 38 seconds from time to seal Spain's win. Team USA for the third time in a row won the world Cup. Just as it has done for most of the tournament, the USA used a big third quarter keyed by Diana Taurasi and Breanna Stewart to pull away from an opponent.
  • Aaron Rodgers has harsh words for Packers ‘terrible’ offense following blowout win

    Aaron Rodgers has harsh words for Packers ‘terrible’ offense following blowout win

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    We think Rodgers should probably be happy with his victory today, but hey. Tight end Charles Clay was the Bills' top receiver on the day, going for four catches and 40 yards, and he also reiterated McCoy's encouragement for Allen. I've often wondered, as gifted as Rodgers is, why he isn't more vocal about an offense that doesn't allow him to take advantage of schemed openings as other quarterbacks are able to.
  • Brewers, Cubs to meet in NL Central Tiebreaker Monday

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    Aguilar and Travis Shaw both recorded solo home runs. Think about when he scored the go-ahead run from first on a single by Eric Hosmer in Game 6 of the 2015 American League Championship Series. Tickets for the game will go on sale at 7:30 Sunday night at cubs.com . Two teams are tied atop the NL Central and the NL West, meaning for the first time in NL history two tiebreak games are necessary to set the postseason schedule.
  • Rio Ferdinand sends reassuring message to Chelsea FC fans about Eden Hazard

    Rio Ferdinand sends reassuring message to Chelsea FC fans about Eden Hazard

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    Pogba criticized Jose Mourinho's tactics at Old Trafford, and he suffered the outcome by losing his position as the vice captain of Manchester United . Mourinho redirected the question from a Spanish reporter to the journalist that wrote the story, joking at a packed press conference that he had "put a bug on my telephone".
  • Mourinho confident his job at Manchester United is not under threat

    Mourinho confident his job at Manchester United is not under threat

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    A United Kingdom newspaper claimed Zidane called Mourinho to clarify suggestions he has been lined up to take charge at Old Trafford. But the Portuguese coach was in a confident mood on Monday and when asked at a news conference if he felt his job was on the line, he simply answered: "No, I don't".
  • Victor takes the NL West: Previewing Dodgers, Rockies game No. 163

    Victor takes the NL West: Previewing Dodgers, Rockies game No. 163

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    That said, Marquez has yet to face the new look lineup for Los Angeles, who made moves to acquire several names before the trade deadline, including Manny Machado and Brian Dozier . Black has stayed the course and has put the Rockies one win away from their first-ever division title. Colorado has made the playoffs four times since it entered Major League Baseball as an expansion team in 1993.
  • Zinedine Zidane calls Jose Mourinho to clarify news on Man United

    Zinedine Zidane calls Jose Mourinho to clarify news on Man United

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    The 30-year-old was prevented from being asked about the feeling around this squad compared to the one that fell out with Mourinho towards the end of his second spell at Stamford Bridge. The match is the first of two consecutive Champions League home games for United with Juventus visiting Old Trafford on 23 October. United's accounts last week revealed an 11 per cent rise in their wage bill, taking it to £295.9m, £36m more than City's.
  • Jose Mourinho: 'Some players care more than others'

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    If Mourinho was attempting to lighten the mood and ease the tension, he didn't make a good job of it. But where next for the under-fire 55-year-old should he be axed? In fact, it isn't really a time for posts. As Manchester United's domestic season threatens to go off the rails, manager Jose Mourinho doesn't believe his whole squad is showing an adequate amount of concern.
  • Earl Thomas Flips Off Seahawks' Sideline While Being Carted Off Field

    Earl Thomas Flips Off Seahawks' Sideline While Being Carted Off Field

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    Thomas, who had hoped to be traded by the Seahawks to a team willing to pay him a big longterm contract, actually appeared to give the Seattle sideline the finger as he was carted off. "I love Earl. I've always loved him", Carroll stated after the game. Thomas suffered a season-ending injury to the same leg in December of 2016 and it's believed that this ailment is of the same variety.
  • U.S. Ryder Cup loss raises old questions

    U.S. Ryder Cup loss raises old questions

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    A tired former world No. 1 Tiger Woods , who ended an incredible injury return with the Tour Championship the previous week, was beaten 2 and 1 by Spaniard Jon Rahm to lose all his four matches. He added the WGC-Bridgestone to his late-summer schedule once he qualified and played all four FedEx Cup Playoffs events, and ended up playing seven tournaments in nine weeks.
  • Andy Murray and Cameron Norrie both lose in China quarter-finals

    Andy Murray and Cameron Norrie both lose in China quarter-finals

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    The Japanese defeated Murray's fellow countryman Cameron Norrie . Verdasco was able to repel the majority of the attacks mustered by Murray, ending the match having staved off five of the six break points he faced. Qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka upset Fernando Verdasco to reach the first ATP final of his career and Pierre-Hugues Herbert saved two match points against Alex de Minaur to keep his Shenzhen Open title hopes alive.
  • Seahawks' Thomas carted off field vs. Cards

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    Thomas has played eight seasons since Seattle selected him out of Texas with the 14th overall pick of the 2010 National Football League draft. He had held out the entire preseason and even practice this week, though he had been playing in regular season games.
  • LEADING OFF: Brewers-Cubs, Rockies-Dodgers in Games 163

    LEADING OFF: Brewers-Cubs, Rockies-Dodgers in Games 163

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    Nolan Arenado and the big-hitting Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. The National League West is so competitive that after the grueling 162-game season that baseball throws at every franchise, it's tied in the NL West and a game No.
  • Shaw slams 'horrendous' and 'awful' Manchester United

    Shaw slams 'horrendous' and 'awful' Manchester United

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    Yet it was impossible to read Pogba's demeanour as a show of support for his manager. Defeat to West Ham on Saturday afternoon left United in 10th place in the Premier League table, with three losses in their opening seven fixtures.
  • Steelers open to trading Le'Veon Bell for Earl Thomas

    Steelers open to trading Le'Veon Bell for Earl Thomas

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    The 26-year-old hasn't said when he plans to finally report to the Steelers, but it seems he's doing everything in his power to be healthy before free agency in March. Bell made three Pro Bowls and was twice named a first-team All-Pro over his first five seasons in Pittsburgh. However, the two teams are not believed to have been in contact with one another to this point.
  • Atletico hold Real in goalless Madrid derby

    Atletico hold Real in goalless Madrid derby

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    On the way to Real winning a record 13th Champions League title, Ronaldo scored one of the greatest goals in the competition's history during a 3-0 success at Juventus . "The goals will come, I have no doubt about that". Shortly after Ryan Giggs' side take on Spain in an global friendly, they will travel to Dublin where they face an Ireland side in desperate need of a big result on 16 October.
  • Heads Up! Strong-armed fan hits Yanks' Stanton with HR ball

    Heads Up! Strong-armed fan hits Yanks' Stanton with HR ball

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    The numbers are nice, but as Martinez said, the season "was exciting, but now we're focused on the playoffs". In a few weeks, he'll be the favorite to become the 11th Red Sox to capture the American League Most Valuable Player Award, a list that also includes Williams, Yaz, Foxx and Lynn.
  • US can't pull off comeback, Europe wins Ryder Cup

    US can't pull off comeback, Europe wins Ryder Cup

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    It's a group that believes in themselves and what they stand for, and they carry the torch on for what the European Ryder Cup teams is all about. Jim Furyk brought a team of superstars across the Atlantic, one that some reckoned was the strongest of all time.
  • US Falls Flat at Ryder Cup (Again), Loses to Europe 17½-10½

    US Falls Flat at Ryder Cup (Again), Loses to Europe 17½-10½

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    We were determined to do the job and nothing was going to stop us". "Last week I was making a video at the top of the East Lake clubhouse, just watching him win his 80 event". There were also mistakes aplenty in the anchor match, as Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas won three holes in a row to move 1-up on Ian Poulter and Rory McIlroy .
  • Rockies, Dodgers, Cubs and Brewers all win, force Games 163

    Rockies, Dodgers, Cubs and Brewers all win, force Games 163

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    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 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.
  • Three takeaways from Ohio State's win over Penn State

    Three takeaways from Ohio State's win over Penn State

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    Ohio State players in a stadium underbelly had the glow of those who escape. Pinned near their own end zone, it appeared Penn State was ready to give Ohio State good field position when facing a 3rd-and-5 from their own 7, but it was then that the Nittany Lions finally landed a knockdown punch - a slant to freshman K.J.
  • Manchester United face 'big decisions' over Mourinho's future, claims Ferdinand

    Manchester United face 'big decisions' over Mourinho's future, claims Ferdinand

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    The tense back-and-forth in training reportedly stemmed from Pogba's Instagram activity during United's League Cup defeat to Derby County on Tuesday. Moments after Pogba had been hauled off, Rashford pulled one back with a delicious flick from a left-wing corner but West Ham nearly immediately stepped up their game and Marko Arnautovic was left free to put the game beyond doubt with McTominay and Chris Smalling practically in different area codes.
  • Pumped Rory McIlroy Roars Striking Message After Ryder Cup Putt

    Pumped Rory McIlroy Roars Striking Message After Ryder Cup Putt

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    Paris is known as the "City of Light", but United States of America is facing dark times after Europe edged to a commanding 10-6 lead heading into Sunday's final singles session at the Ryder Cup. We will find out very soon whether Thomas Bjorn has got his tactics right, whether after a week of teamwork the players can go back to do what they do best and pull off another thrilling victory in the cup that always cheers.
  • Juventus make best start to a season in 88 years

    Juventus make best start to a season in 88 years

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    Cristiano Ronaldo didn't find the net against Bologna , but he did set up Matuidi's goal. It maintained Juve's flawless start to the campaign, with six wins from six in the league in addition to their 2-0 win at Valencia in their Champions League opener last week.
  • Finau confirmed as USA's final Ryder Cup pick

    Finau confirmed as USA's final Ryder Cup pick

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    Finau is third on the current points list, trailing only DeChambeau and Justin Rose . "We were looking for guys who had a great body of work all year". "There won't be any locker room noise with me", Finau said . "I'm so excited to be on the Ryder Cup team and can not wait to get to Paris". The 2018 Ryder Cup will be staged at Le Golf National, just outside Paris, which is hosting the event for the first time.