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Court Docs: Vegas Shooter Slept During Day, Gambled All Night

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The deposition was from four years ago. "He's like on retainer, I call it, I guess", Paddock said, according to CNN . Lisa Crawford, of Dallas, Texas, who managed an apartment that Paddock owned from 2006 to 2012, spoke to ABC News' "Good Morning America," fighting back tears as she tried reconcile the man she knew with the one who killed 58 people and wounded almost 500 more when he opened fire on concertgoers from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel. Read More »

Trinidad and Tobago Preview: One last game to qualify

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With Trinidad and Tobago eliminated from World Cup consideration, coach Dennis Lawrence has summoned a team of young players, most of whom compete for domestic teams. Christian Pulisic - the American wunderkind who turned 19 last month - obliterated the Panamanians, scoring in the eighth minute after embarrassing essentially their entire defense and setting up a Jozy Altidore strike 11 minutes later. Read More »

Twitter reacts hilariously to Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz's odd free-throw shooting

There is a good chance that the Celtics will put out their third different starting lineup in three preseason games, but that is what we all expected coming in. "His heart is in the right place. I'm just out there hooping". It's far out from his body. If anything, things may get more confusing, as Brad Stevens continues to try out different things, to get an idea of what it might look like before the regular season starts. Read More »

Conor McGregor Reportedly Finalizing Deal To Wrestle At WrestleMania 34

If one is to believe the buzz in the professional wrestling and MMA communities, Conor McGregor has crafted his public image, learning from top WWE self-promoters such as The Rock and "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair. During a live interview in Manchester, he said: "Never say never". He certainly has the personality and the athletic ability, the appeal. And one day, no matter whether we have the same management or not, you will fucking see me again. Read More »

Tennessee promotes Jarrett Guarantano to starting QB, report says

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Tennessee redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano will make his first collegiate start on Saturday against SC. On the season, he's thrown for 925 yards and six touchdowns. Quinten Dormady exited the game with just five completions on 16 attempts for 64 yards before Guarantano replaced him late in the third quarter. It was all over national TV. Read More »

National Football League players chief hits back over anthem protests

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Kaepernick played for the San Francisco 49ers until earlier this year. "Colin would have to address any future demonstrations", La Canfora tweeted Sunday afternoon. President Donald Trump of late has crusaded against the protests , creating an escalating feud that started with him using a derogatory term to refer to players who kneel and reaching a new peak with Pence's walkout on Sunday. Read More »

Lack of sponsors pushes T20 Global League to November 2018

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Matters have come to a head in recent days‚ with franchise owners unconvinced at CSA's ability to put the tournament together in a few weeks without those key elements. "We appreciate the continued support of the individuals and organizations who have believed in this tournament". The CSA had reserved six weeks in the peak of summer, but this postponement means that there will be no domestic or global action for that period. Read More »

Israel FA deny Isco approached by knife-wielding fan after Spain clash

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One of them rushed at Isco , also known as Francisco Suarez, with a knife , The Times of Israel reported, which he dropped before reaching the player. Spain beat Israel 1-0 in Jerusalem on Monday. His spectacular effort wrapped up the points for Spain , but had no bearing on the respective fates of the two sides on display. Read More »

Mike Ditka to Black people: 'No oppression in the last 100 years'

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The Pro Football Hall of Famer spoke to Jim Gray before Monday Night Football and was asked about players protesting during the national anthem, a topic that has dominated headlines throughout the early NFL season. "If you had to go somewhere else to try to play the sport, you wouldn't have a job", he added. "I don't know what social injustices have been", he said. Read More »

Adrian Peterson traded to the Arizona Cardinals

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This pretty much kills the fantasy value of Chris Johnson , and it likely doesn't help Andre Ellington's value too much either. A few days after New Orleans signed Peterson, the team drafted Kamara, who already has 230 yards from scrimmage. Read More »

Josh Gordon Says Baylor Football Coach Helped Him Cheat Drug Test

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Josh Gordon looked like one of the best young receivers in the National Football League before a number of drug issues led to his suspension. Gordon, who is now suspended in the NFL while with the Cleveland Browns , says a Baylor football coach helped him maneuver his way to passing drug tests while in Waco. Read More »

Liverpool Rocked By Sadio Mane Injury

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The speedster sustained the problem in that encounter, with scans showing the damage is substantial enough to keep him out of action for over a month. Mane was Liverpool's Player of the Season and Players' Player of the Season in 2016/17 and has netted 16 times for the club in 37 appearances. The speedy forward picked up a red card during the 5-0 loss to Manchester City last month but was back in the starting line-up for the 1-1 draw at Newcastle before the global break. Read More »

Trump calls for tax changes for NFL following national anthem protests

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President Donald Trump continued his crusade against NFL players making demonstrations during the national anthem , this time suggesting tax laws should change to hurt the league. The Colts retired former quarterback Peyton Manning's No. 18 jersey. Former governor of Indiana Pence meanwhile walked out after more than 20 49ers players dropped to one knee for the anthem. Read More »

Sylvester Stallone To Direct, Produce Creed 2

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After many hints and posts, it is official that Sylvester Stallone will be directing Creed 2 . While the director and Jordan were overlooked during awards season, Stallone was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, his first Oscar nomination since the original " Rocky " film, and won the Golden Globe in the same category. Read More »

Serena hasn't ruled out defending Aus Open title

Tennis great and former world number one Williams celebrated the birth of her first child Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr - who has the initials of the Australian Open - on September 1, having been pregnant when she won her 23rd grand slam at the year's first major in January. Read More »

President Trump rips ESPN ratings, Jemele Hill

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Trump himself didn't stop without retaliating more viciously. Hill was suspended from the ESPN after this. She has been an outspoken opponent of President Trump, but also happened to be suspended following a personal social media post she made regarding Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones . Read More »

Cahill scores extra-time victor to keep Australia alive

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Syria cancelled out Australia's away goal when they took the lead through Omar Al Soma after only six minutes, but Cahill - handed a place in the starting line-up while Aaron Mooy was surprisingly on the bench - levelled matters with a fine header seven minutes later. Read More »

UFC Pays Tribute to Those Involved in Las Vegas Terrorist Attack

It's a reminder that no matter how bad things get, people still find a way to come together and show support. The singer/songwriter was onstage at the Route 91 Harvest Festival last weekend (01Oct17) when gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Las Vegas audience, killing 59 people and injuring more than 500 others. Read More »

Martin O'Neill proud of "magnificent" Republic of Ireland

Ireland took it, thanks to James McClean's 57th-minute goal following a defensive mix-up by the Welsh. The goal was worthy of winning any game. We now had something to hold onto. "What happened to Seamus was unfortunate, but I don't think it will have a bearing on this game", Coleman said. Should Wales lose, then Ireland would go above them, indeed coupled with a Serbia loss then the Irish would take top-spot. Read More »

Brandon Marshall Announces He'll Have Season-Ending Surgery on Ankle Injury

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The Giants announced Monday that Beckham will have surgery for his broken left ankle later this week, and his season officially ended when he was put on injured reserve later in the day along with fellow receiver Dwayne Harris . The Giants had said he was undergoing tests Monday to determine the extent of the injury. Beckham had five catches for 97 yards and a touchdown against the Chargers , ending his season with 25 catches, 302 yards and three touchdowns. Read More »

Who should win the 2017 Ballon d'Or?

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The Portugal superstar lifted his fourth Ballon d'Or a year ago and another win would bring him level with Barcelona legend Messi. This means Liverpool , along with Chelsea , are the join-most represented Premier League club on the Ballon d'Or shortlist . Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain ready to move for David de Gea

David de Gea has recently been linked with a move away from the Premier League with Spanish club Real Madrid reported to be his next destination. Unlike his Slovenian counterpart, the Red Devils' shot stopper doesn't have a release clause, which will make it far harder to get a deal done, as José Mourinho is unlikely to want to part ways with his number one man. Read More »

Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title

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He continued to argue the toss with the official who eventually awarded a penalty point against the Australian during the changeover when he trailed 2-5, meaning he began the eighth game already 0-15 behind. It continues what has been a stellar year for the Spaniard as he not only won a record 10th French Open title and his third US Open title, but also returned to the top of the ATP tennis rankings for the first time since 2014. Read More »

Local nurse heads to Puerto Rico to help hurricane victims

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Puerto Rico needs food and water. Nealy three weeks after Hurricane Maria , much of the island is still without power and major relief efforts are still underway. Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is asking Congress for over $4 billion to help with recovery efforts . With another hurricane , Nate, having hit the Gulf Coast early today - the fourth to make landfall in the US this hurricane season - the FEMA chief told Raddatz that the emergency management agency is stretched ... Read More »

5 teams that blew their chances in Premier League title race

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Mata has started six of United's seven matches in the top flight this season. " We made an offer for him in the summer but the Reds didn't sell him so I don't think they'll change their mind in the middle of the season ". It was a big problem last season and everybody was hoping they could solve the problem. The €25 million-rated forward is also being tracked by Tottenham and Newcastle after firing Besiktas to the Turkish title with 20 goals previous year. Read More »

Dodgers advance to NLCS, sweep Diamondbacks

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Meanwhile the Dodgers were unable to take advantage of Zack Greinke's five walks, going 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position. Bellinger became the youngest Dodger to hit a home run in postseason history at the age of 22 years and 88 days old, surpassing teammate Corey Seager, who homered last year in the NLDS at the age of 22 years and 163 days. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell wants Steelers to run the ball more

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In the victory over the Ravens, Bell rushed for 144 yards and two touchdowns on 35 carries. Jacksonville came in with the best pass defense in the league, but only because teams were so successful running it against the Jaguars passing wasn't required. Read More »

Juan Mata reacts to Marouane Fellaini's injury ahead of Liverpool clash

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Belgium manager Roberto Martinez today revealed a freaky story surrounding his phone, Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku , and a complete stranger. Paul Pogba is already sidelined with a hamstring injury. Though there has been no confirmation that fans of Manchester United were behind the calls, it seems the only logical explanation for the story. Read More »

Neymar, Suarez, Kane make Ballon d'Or list

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The Ballon d'Or is an award presented by weekly magazine France Football and is voted for by European journalists. Real Madrid forward Ronaldo , 32, beat Barcelona's Messi to win the award for a fourth time past year. Kane has now been recognised for his performances for Spurs, with the England worldwide finishing as top goalscorer in the Premier League last season and starting the new campaign with 15 goals for club and country. Read More »

Sampaoli calls for Argentina to match 'incredible' Messi

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With just six wins from 17 qualifying games, Argentina's dreams of securing a place in next summer's World Cup are fading fast as they can not seem to find the back of the net - despite a plethora of attacking prowess which any nation would be jealous of. Read More »

'Only Maradona fans want Messi to miss World Cup'

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Pep Guardiola is looking for a reunion with the Argentina superstar to take City to the next level. Argentine coaches working in South America have done their national team a few bad turns over the past two years and Jorge Celico could deny the twice champions and 2014 runners-up a place at the World Cup in Russian Federation next year. Read More »

Liverpool contract rebel Emre Can feeling honoured by Juventus offer

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Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has described summer interest from Juventus as an "honour" and does not appear to have closed the door on a potential return to reigning Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich . He said: "The Premier League is just a really cool league, the most interesting in the world, but you must always respect other big clubs and leagues". Read More »