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49ers sign LB Elijah Lee off Vikings practice squad

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The 21-year-old played predominately as a WILL linebacker and led the team in tackles as a sophomore and junior before failing to make Minnesota's 53-man roster after the preseason. Theus was a fifth-round draft choice previous year out of Georgia who started one game in 2016 and who backed up Joe Staley at left tackle for most of the offseason. Read More »

'Racism is as American as baseball' banner appears at Red Sox game

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The Green Monster looked a little different Wednesday night during the Boston Red Sox matchup with the Oakland Athletics . Security reeled the banner back within minutes and escorted the fans from their seats, according to CSNNE . More recently, Red Sox owner John Henry told the Boston Herald in August that he planned to lead a movement to rename Yawkey Way due to former owner Tom Yawkey's reputation for racial intolerance. Read More »

Nenshi responds to Flames ending arena talks; calls City offer reasonable

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On Tuesday, Flames CEO Ken King said meetings with the city had been spectacularly unproductive. The city has always negotiated in very good faith here and we remain at the table, we remain ready to negotiate in good faith. The Flames haven't seriously considered relocation at this point, and King said Tuesday that, "we're not shopping, we're not looking around". "It wouldn't come as any surprise to anybody to understand it might be a similar ratio on this side". Read More »

Chelsea's N'Golo Kante identifies Alexandre Lacazette as Arsenal threat

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Tuesday's romp, in which Kante was his usual impeccable self, marked a new step in his career. But only one of those sticks in his mind. "We forget that we need to keep improving", he said. "We need to win, because it's important for us". In both games we were good, we were close to winning. Chelsea legend Lampard wrote in his column for the Evening Standard : "The structure that Conte set up last season with three at the back clearly works as they won the title and they have added a ... Read More »

Josh Richardson Reportedly Finalizing 4-Year, $42M Contract Extension with Heat

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Now, the Heat seem to be thinking about the future as they are finalizing a contract extension with #Josh Richardson . Instead, the Heat have chosen to move forward with the roster as is and re-sign current players to new deals and extensions to see if they can capitalize on the momentum they built towards the end of past year, narrowly missing out on the playoffs. Read More »

Liverpool legend has harsh words for Klopp

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The £35million signing looked in a bad way as he was carried off on a stretcher after receiving treatment on the field for around eight minutes during Saturday's Premier League game. "The sending-off would have been enough", Souness said. Ex-Liverpool centre-back Jamie Carragher took a different view, saying "he had his eyes on the ball, but that doesn't mean he isn't endangering an opponent". Read More »

Texans' Cushing suspended for 10 games for PEDs

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The Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing was suspended 10 games on Wednesday for PED use, the team announced . Cushing, who was drafted by the Texans with the 15th pick in the 2009 draft, was already scheduled to miss Thursday's game with the Bengals due to a concussion. Read More »

Yankees edge Rays to take 2 of 3 at Citi

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The New York Yankees will try for their fourth straight series win when they conclude a three-game set at Citi Field in Queens against the host Tampa Bay Rays. Jaime Garcia gets the start in the finale for NY opposite Chris Archer for Tampa Bay. Sonny Gray threw eight strong innings, allowing only two solo home runs, but it wasn't enough against a solid effort from Rays starter Blake Snell and four innings of shutout work from the bullpen. Read More »

Mayweather Reveals Why He Has 7 Girlfriends

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The two-weight UFC champion revealed the yacht he is now partying on the most expensive sailing yacht in the world on an Instagram caption. 360mill. Owned by a Russian billionaire. "I'm starting to think I don't have a wealth belly just yet". Alvarez, despite being on the receiving end of a brutal mauling at UFC 205, spoke to Preston & Steve on 93.3 WMMR Rocks about his experience actually attending the fight and funnily enough, how if McGregor survived another twenty-five seconds it would ... Read More »

Day changing caddies, using friend at BMW Champ

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Swatton, Day said, was stunned by the decision. Day insisted Swatton would remain as his coach, though he's unlikely to travel to tournaments. Day and Swatton are one of the PGA Tour's closest player-caddie pairings, first linking up when Day was an early teenager at Kooralbyn International School. Read More »

As Rohingya flee violence, Myanmar's Suu Kyi skips United Nations meet

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The United Nations General Assembly opened its 72nd session on Tuesday, with an emphasis on striving for peace and a decent life for all on a sustainable planet and it was believed that Myanmar's leader would attend the session next week. The latest Rohingya exodus follows a similar wave past year in October, when a similar insurgent attack on border posts had led to an aggressive military offensive in the region resulting in the exodus of more than 80,000 Rohingyas. Read More »

Victor Lindelof says he settling in at Manchester United

After leaving the field in the first 20 minutes, the FC crew assess the implications for Man United without Paul Pogba. "I just know from experience it's a muscular injury", the former Chelsea boss added. "We're going to play the system the manager thinks is the best". "Juventus, because they were champions in Italy three months in advance, they could play. Read More »

Washington Nationals reveal 2018 schedule

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But, that important opening day in SunTrust is what matters. They played the Cubs at Wrigley Field in 2012; every other opener since 2005 has been played against a division rival. The Nationals play at Toronto from June 15-17, their first trip north of the border since 2012. The Braves have six games against the Red Sox, three at home and three on the road, while the Braves only have to face the Yankees once for three games on road. Read More »

Mourinho reacts to Lukaku's late miss against Stoke City

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Victor Lindelof, who was not in the squad against Stoke , is set to play for the first time following his £31 million move from Benfica this summer. After trailing to Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's first half goal, United were on course for their fourth successive league win until the Cameroon forward punished a slip from Phil Jones to head his second of the game. Read More »

Liverpool Legend Tells Paul Pogba To Play Like Fellaini — Mad Comparison

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And the midfielder responded to the words of his boss by replacing Pogba and delivering a man-of-the-match display which included scoring the crucial opening goal. BBC pundit Garth Crooks is known for his frequently weird selections in his Premier League team of the week. I also want to discuss Paul Pogba's new hairstyle, which features a red streak. Read More »

Stoke's Shawcross misses Man United clash with back injury

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Jose Mourinho has no fresh injury concerns, with Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and returnee Zlatan Ibrahimovic all out. Mourinho said a draw against Stoke was a "fair result", even though he claimed only one team wanted to win. "One team wanted to win, another team wanted to draw". The draw ends a run of three consecutive victories for United although they do return to the top of the table on goal difference from Manchester City . Read More »

NASA releases satellite pictures of Irma's damage

This is where I do think we need a much bigger global response to the funding that's needed. She said: "It slammed into me, but it would have taken me if Chouby hadn't been able to be right next to me and just push it so that it got directed into the wind". Read More »

Indianapolis could start QB Jacoby Brissett in Week 2

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His first pass of the game came on a 50-yard bomb to Colts wide receiver Donte Moncrief . Only two teams since 2014 have failed on 10 or more third-down conversions in a single game with the Colts being the third. Luck became the highest-paid player in National Football League history in June 2016 when he signed a five-year, $123 million extension. Brissett may not know the Colts offense, but at least we know he has yet to throw an interception in his career. Read More »

England to host All Blacks in autumn 2018

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England's Rugby Football Union (RFU) has confirmed its home schedule for next year, with the All Blacks the headline acts at Twickenham on November 10. Yet under Australian head coach Jones, England have emerged as the overwhelmingly dominant force in the northern hemisphere and this year equalled a record of 18 Test wins in a row set by Steve Hansen's team in 2016. Read More »

Disquieting Times in Chicago as the Cubs Cling to a Lead

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As a matter of fact, 10 of Chicago's final 18 games are against its chief competition for the NL Central championship in the Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers , with eight of those games coming consecutively on the road. The defending World Series champions broke out for an 8-3 victory over the Mets in the series opener Tuesday night with Kris Bryant , Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ homering. Read More »

Man Utd v Basel - Our 8/11 Tip for Tonight

Manchester United can not be considered among the top band of teams in the Champions League , manager Jose Mourinho insisted after his side brushed aside Basel 3-0 on their competition return. We gambled and you have to respect your opponent . Zlatan Ibrahimovic was named in Manchester United's Champions League squad but its doubtful whether he will play as he is recovering from an ongoing injury. Read More »

Carlos Tevez dropped for being "overweight"

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New Shanghai Shenhua coach Wu Jingui says Carlos Tevez is "overweight" and says he will not pick the striker until he gets into shape. Extending on this, he adds that Tevez (as well as Colombian teammate, Freddy Guarin) is "overweight". Read More »

Shohei Otani set to be posted after 2017 season

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Not only will this cost Otani millions of dollars that the likes of Yu Darvish and Daisuke Matsuzaka received upon their arrivals, but it will preclude particular teams from bidding on the player due to their global amateur bonus pools being maxed out. Read More »

'Real are short a striker': Zidane regrets Chelsea star's departure

A statement on Real's official website said: " Real Madrid CF and Marcelo have agreed to extend the player's contract, which will see him remain at the club until June 30, 2022". Since I joined, every Champions League has been different, with huge expectations and a lot of challenges on the pitch. He came under fire from supporters and speculation was rife about him being unhappy and wanting a return to the Premier League. Read More »

Esordio amaro per Juve e Roma in Youth League

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Successo importante per la squadra di mister Saurini che vince una gara complicata un campo non facile come quello degli ucraini. Nella seconda frazione il Napoli si rende ancora pericoloso con Abdellah ma è lo Shakhtar ha trovare il gol del pareggio al 71° con Kulakov che a tu per tu con Schaeper non sbaglia. Read More »

"Si quieren más goles vayan a ver al Barça o Madrid": Jémez

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El encuentro terminó igualado 0-0. Actualmente son décimo cuartos con 90 puntos, superando por siete unidades al Atlas , seis a Veracruz y uno a Querétaro . De hecho, La Máquina no cae en Liga desde su pasada visita a Puebla en abril: ya van 10 partidos desde entonces. Puebla tiene cinco torneos seguidos sin perder ante Cruz Azul con tres ganados y dos empates . Read More »

Floyd Mayweather does first tv interview since Conor McGregor fight

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Alvarez, despite being on the receiving end of a brutal mauling at UFC 205, spoke to Preston & Steve on 93.3 WMMR Rocks about his experience actually attending the fight and funnily enough, how if McGregor survived another twenty-five seconds it would have jeopardized his big-money bet. Read More »

Chelsea vs Arsenal too 'early' for winger Eden Hazard despite Qarabag cameo

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It was an impressive bit of all-around attacking play for a fullback, and really showed off just how good Zappacosta can be going forward. It's always been my dream to play in the Champions League and win it. "Otherwise we risk a bad injury". "This process is good for him". Things got easier for the Blues 10 minutes into the second half, when Fabregas picked out Azpilicueta with a smart cross the versatile defender headed home to put the game out of sight. Read More »

Why Pep Guardiola has frozen out Yaya Touré recently at Manchester City

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Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson could make a remarkable comeback in Wednesday's Champions League match at Feyenoord just days after a nasty collision left him needing stitches in his face. "I would understand that [nervous] feeling, but in today's training session there were two or three long balls and he was there". But Kompany is unlikely to travel to the Netherlands after suffering the injury to his calf on global duty with Belgium. Read More »

Will Manchester United and Liverpool games be next?

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Players of a certain level and personality grow when they come to a stadium and atmosphere like this, they grow in strength. Manager Antonio Conte has rattled a few cages since and seen his team respond with three straight victories as record summer signing Alvaro Morata settles in nicely while Eden Hazard is pretty certain to be unleashed from the start having proven his fitness against Leicester at the weekend. Read More »