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Watch China Open 2017 on TV, online

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By the time the penalty was awarded, Nadal was completely in control and made his way to a 5-0 lead in the second set. The China Open final between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios will be played not before 7:30pm local time, 5pm IST, 11:30am GMT. Read More »

Premier League In Focus - Liverpool vs Manchester United Preview

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Ray Wilkins has run the risk of upsetting Liverpool supporters after naming his combined side ahead of Saturday's showdown against Manchester United . There is no shortage of midfielders at Liverpool , with Can, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Georginio Wijnaldum, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Marko Grujic and James Milner all now vying for a spot in the starting XI. Read More »

Neymar, Coutinho, Dybala lead Nominations for 2017 Ballon d'Or

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France Football are releasing the 30-man list of Ballon d'Or nominees for this year's award, with the remaining 20 names to be revealed over the course of the day. Ronaldo is favourite to retain the crown, which would see the Real Madrid and Portugal forward pull level with Messi in winning it five times. France Football magazine re-took control of the award last year, having previously partnered with FIFA, and Cristiano Ronaldo was given the trophy. Read More »

Henrik Lundqvist backs Rangers to first win after shaky start

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They were also somewhat fortunate to have two Montreal goals taken off the board in the first period, which could have totally derailed the game. However, during their game on Sunday night, he was back to his stellar self, and the game was what the Rangers fans are looking forward to. Read More »

Google's Internet-Beaming Balloons Will Deliver Communications to Puerto Rico

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In the case of Puerto Rico , AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile handsets should be able to operate on the frequencies covered by the experimental license , according to people familiar with the matter. The private companies have stepped up to the plate in Puerto Rico as the Trump administration faces continued criticism for its slow response to the disaster. Read More »

New York Jets hang on to keep Cleveland Browns winless

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So, the Browns are five games into the season, nearly one-third of the way to another 1-15 season, or worse, with uncertainty again surrounding the quarterback position, a head coach starting to coach like he's aware that ownership's patience isn't limitless, and a schedule that has no more winless opponents in their immediate future. Read More »

Manchester United given further bad news on Pogba injury

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Martinez has stated that he has seen a big improvement in Lukaku since his summer transfer and said , "I have seen a difference in the maturity of Romelu since his move to Manchester United ". The Belgian boss is quoted as saying by the Daily Mail . And that, on top of the fact that the club's all-time record goalscorer, Wayne Rooney, returned to boyhood club Everton had heightened the expectation on Lukaku. Read More »

PAC-12: Oregon State and coach Gary Andersen agree to part ways

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In his statement, Andersen said, "Coaching is not about the mighty dollar". The team confirmed the decision in an official release on the team's site. More surprisingly is that fact that Andersen agreed to release the school from its future commitments to his contract which was guaranteed through the 2021 season. Read More »

Nadal wins China Open title with dominant victory over Kyrgios

The world No 1 proved too strong for the Australian, who had won nine of his previous 11 matches, winning 6-2 6-1 to secure his second Beijing title after his first victory in 2005. Then, of course, he has great hands and a fantastic serve. "I was playing very high intensity the whole match, changing the directions and not making many mistakes", Nadal said. Read More »

Wilton Speight likely out for season with 3 broken vertebrae

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The Wolverines (4-1, 1-1) had the ball late with a chance to drive for a go-ahead TD, but a heave from the Spartans 37 as time expired hit the turf near the goal line . In the second half, three straight MI drives ended in interceptions, each one punted or fumbled right back as the rain kept falling and the clock kept dying. Read More »

Hall of fame QB, former Baltimore Colt YA Tittle dead at 90

In 1971, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and was one of the original inductees into the Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. Tittle went on to play four seasons with the New York Giants (1961-64). Tittle, has passed away. The photo was taken in 1964, Tittle's last season, by Morris Berman of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Tittle lettered from 1944-47 and led LSU to victory in the 1947 Cotton Bowl following his junior season. Read More »

U-17 WC INDIA 2017: Ghana lose 0-1 to USA

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Substitute Ayo Akinola punished the Starlets wastefulness when he finished coolly on 75 minutes in what was the game's winning goal. In what was an intriguing contest at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, the Stars and Stripes made the Black Starlets pay for their missed chances in the second group match. Read More »

U-17 WC INDIA 2017: Colombia 2-1 India

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India coach Luis Norton de Matos started with their star winger Komal Thatal on bench. With 46,351 fans Delhi's Nehru Stadium was not at its 55,000 capacity in spite of an expected sell-out. Indian keeper Dheeraj Moirangthem was excellent with his saves and showed his shot-stopping prowess here. Mid-fielder Juan Penaloza's brace kept Colombia's hopes of advancing into the last-16 stage alive, but the hosts are all but out of the 24-nation event. Read More »

Neymar, Marcelo, Modric among first Ballon d'Or nominees

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Cristiano Ronaldo remains the heavy favourite to defend his 2016 crown. An already four-time victor, it is highly expected that his name will be announced later in the day along with his old nemesis Lionel Messi. Last year's award, which was the first since France Football and FIFA's collaboration ended, was won by Cristiano Ronaldo, ahead of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann. Read More »

FIFA Reveal Final 3 Puskas Award Nominees

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He becomes the first goalkeeper to have been nominated for the award. She is the second Venezuelan teen to reach the final three after Daniuska Rodriguez and was nominated for her effort from the halfway line against Cameroon at the Women's Under-17 World Cup in Jordan past year. Read More »

Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs

About 10 hours after the Washington Nationals reached their hotel in Chicago on Sunday morning, Max Scherzer stood in right field dripping in sweat, knees bent, as if leading off first base. Tanner Roark is still slated to pitch Game 4, which is Tuesday night in Chicago . What had once appeared like another Cubs victory behind their postseason stalwart, pitcher Jon Lester , had become a Washington win in only a handful of at-bats. Read More »

Germany coach Joachim Low: Hard work starts after flawless campaign

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Niklas Sule was also withdrawn in the first half with an injury, but the game will be remembered for another display of fluent attacking football that wrapped up Germany's World Cup qualifying campaign with a 100 per cent record. "With Mustafi it seems that it is some muscle tear or some muscle fibre tear", Low said. Sandro Wagner should have doubled the lead on the half-hour mark but his casual effort was palmed onto the post by the keeper. Read More »

England beat Lithuania in World Cup qualifiers

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Having booked their spot at next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation with a win by the same scoreline against Slovenia last week, another Harry Kane goal - this time from the penalty spot - was enough to see Gareth Southgate's men record a victory over Lithuania in Vilnius . Read More »

Harden fires back at McHale

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Perhaps trying to soften his stance somewhat, McHale went on to say, "I just think Chris Paul will be good for James Harden ". "I think Chris Paul is gonna help him just kind of being able to hoop and play stuff like that". And I'm not that type of person". Harden did agree with McHale's analysis that Paul , who has a reputation as a no-nonsense leader, would push him to be a better player by confronting him at times. Read More »

Usman Shinwari called up as Amir's replacement for Sri Lanka ODIs

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Wahab Riaz , who once looked extremely pathetic in first innings and lost his run-up consecutively for five times, turned the table this time by picking up three wickets. Usman Khan Shinwari will join Pakistani Squad in ODIs as Muhammad Amir's replacement. Sri Lanka by end of day 3 were the happier of the two sides with a lead of 254 runs. Read More »

Kyle Busch Rides Hot Streak into Charlotte

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After Talladega next week, the third race in this round will be held October 22 at another 1.5-mile oval - Kansas Speedway. Jimmie Johnson has picked up the pace in the last couple of weeks after a miserable summer (and in reality, a miserable year, wins aside). Read More »

Nadal hammers Kyrgios to clinch China Open

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The 16-time Grand Slam victor came to the Chinese capital on the back of winning his third US Open. Kvitova said with the end of the season in sight, many players are running on empty. "I hope to be back next year, xie xie ('thank you' in Mandarin)", he added after thanking organisers, fans, and his team. I've played some great tennis but it wasn't to be today. Read More »

Mike Pence leaves 49ers-Colts game over protesting during national anthem

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President Donald Trump revealed that he had told Pence to leave the game if any players knelt during the national anthem . During the playing of the national anthem , all Colts players stood and showed respect for the flag. "Amen. After nearly a decade it's great to have leaders who have pride in our country again", he wrote. Pence, the former IN governor, had attended the game to watch a ceremony honouring former Colts great Peyton Manning scheduled for half-time, but chose to leave ... Read More »

Chelsea star pushing for Real Madrid switch

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The Belgian now has less than two years remaining in his contract with the Premier League champions, and reports recently have suggested that he has been offered a big money new contract to commit his future to the club. Courtois is suspected of trying to get a way to fly to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Spanish paper Marca claim the Belgium worldwide is happy at Stamford Bridge with the club that signed him as a 19-year-old but feels his time in English top-tier is coming to an end. Read More »

Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Room Overlooking Lollapalooza

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Another candle-filled memorial on Monday included drawings as a tribute to the country music fans at the festival. Stephen Paddock , the lone gunman behind the Las Vegas massacre , may have set his eyes' on Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival first, an event attended by former First Daughter Malia Obama. Read More »

Texans star will miss rest of Chiefs game

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He will undergo an MRI to determine ligament and any other damage to his knee. Watt went down after rushing Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith on a pass play despite there appearing to be nearly no contact. He was unable to put pressure on his left leg. Also, Whitney Mercilus has been ruled out of the game with a chest injury. Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup. Read More »

Jerry Jones: Cowboys 'will not play' if they disrespect flag

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will not tolerate any players kneeling during the national anthem. Team owner and general manager Jerry Jones and his family joined the team on the field for the display of unity. "I don't know about that", said Jones, who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August. Pence tweeted a statement in which he said he would not dignify any event that disrespects soldiers, the flag or the anthem. Read More »

Dak Prescott signs with Dannon after they dropped Cam Newton

Rodrigue had asked Newton about wide receiver Devin Funchess embracing the physicality of routes and whether Newton got enjoyment out of that. "If you were a person who took offense to what I said, I sincerely apologize to you". Dannon confirmed Newton would be kept under contract, but have started pulling existing advertising that includes him, according to an ESPN article. Read More »

Arsenal's Mustafi set for 'extended layoff' after muscle injury - Low

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The reigning world champions had already sealed their ticket to Russian Federation last Thursday with a 3-1 win over Northern Ireland, and finished their qualifying campaign in Kaiserslautern with a 10th straight victory. "The young players need some time to find their footing in a game". Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi is helped off the field after picking up an injury on Germany duty. Read More »

Norway's FA to pay male and female footballers equally

This sum corresponds to the commercial income they receive in selection. She said on Instagram: "Thank you for making this step for female athletes". "In Denmark they are still negotiating and in the USA things have improved, but we might be the only country where they are treated equally", Halltin said. Read More »

Chris Coleman wants Wales to enjoy vital clash with Republic of Ireland

He said: "I don't know about revenge but the view among the players if Russian Federation was available to us and we could make it there, Séamus would be very much in the forefront of our minds". "But if you had said to me right at the beginning when the group was drawn that we would have to go to Wales and win - and we were down as fourth seeds - I would have taken it, so let's go for it". Read More »

Jets incredibly keep winning, with the real test up next

As of Sunday morning, the Browns are one-point favorites and the over/under is at 40.5 for the teams. Browns coach Hue Jackson has posted a 1-19 record since becoming coach in 2016. It looked like a good move on the first drive of the half. With Matt Forte again questionable to play because of turf toe, the running game will likely lean heavily on these two again. Read More »