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LA Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers Game Preview

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Kristaps Porzingis had 31 points and 12 rebounds for the Knicks. The only other NY player to score in double digits was Enes Kanter, who had 10 points. LOB City still lives in Los Angeles, sort of, as the Clippers began a new season with the same dominance over the young Lakers, 108-92, spoiling an anticipated but silent National Basketball Association debut of Lonzo Ball at Staples Center on Thursday (Friday, Manila time). Read More »

India lose top ODI spot to South Africa

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He scored a spectacular 82 at Chittagong which not only helped his side post a decent total but also to win the Test match to level the series. But, their opening partnership provided good service again. Seamer Andile Phehlukwayo was the best bowler for South Africa with four wickets while leg-spinner Imran Tahir picked up three. De Villiers took over from that point and dominated the 117-run stand he put together with JP Duminy. Read More »

Australia receives letter from North Korea; Julie Bishop says that's 'positive sign'

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Trump blasted North Korea on the floor of the United Nations last month in the wake of their repeated intercontinental ballistic missile tests, threatening to " totally destroy " the country. The foreign minister believed the way the letter tried "to demonise the US" and "divide the global community" was a clear sign North Korea was feeling desperate and isolated. Read More »

Martin Keown reveals what's being said about Jack Wilshere at Arsenal

Deeney spelt out some home truths to the Gunners, accusing them of lacking "cojones" and not being up for the fight. " Troy Deeney knows my opinion on this". The 25-year-old is back at the Emirates Stadium this term following a mixed spell out on loan with Bournemouth last season and has made five first-team appearances so far this campaign as he searches for full fitness. Read More »

Sky scrap plan to broadcast Christmas Eve fixture

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However, after widespread protests against the idea, the game will now be played the Friday before. The Premier League had previously assured fans that no game would take place at 16:00 or later on Christmas Eve. Spurs are now set to travel to Turf Moor on the same day, with kick-off scheduled for 17:30. Twenty-four fixtures were selected for live coverage in the UK. Read More »

NLCS Game 4: Cubs stay alive, gut out 3-2 win

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The game has a scheduled start time of 8.08 p.m. ET and takes place from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. But the Dodgers have the likes of Clayton Kershaw , Rich Hill and Yu Darvish looming as they look to clinch their first Fall Classic appearance in 29 years. Read More »

Cry baby: Jose Mourinho 'cried all last year' at United - Charlie Nicholas

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This is despite Chelsea having the additional demands of European... "In this moment, I can't risk my players, because we are playing always the same players so it's very hard now to risk someone and to lose him for many times". Chelsea were "improvising" tactically in the second half of their 3-3 draw with Roma according to head coach Antonio Conte , who admitted that playing David Luiz in midfield did not work. Read More »

Leicester Caretaker Manager Appleton Targets Win Vs Swansea

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Whether or not there is anything in the Dyche links, Leicester's caretaker boss would like to see the job go to a British manager. The former Oxford boss said he was unable to answer the questions the players had about the reasons why Shakespeare had left and did not rule out the possibility of one or more senior players in the group requesting answers from the Thai owners. Read More »

Michigan State RB LJ Scott arrested, charged with 7th driving infraction

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He declined to comment further because Scott has not yet been arraigned. That instance, which was in February 2016, resulted in an equipment violation citation and Scott paying $500 worth of fines. Scott, who originally is from Hubbard, Ohio, has had several other run-ins with the law in MI and his home state, court records show. However all four of these charges were dropped or dismissed in exchange for Scott pleading guilty or no contest to lesser charges, according to the Journal . Read More »

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic forced to deny discipline problem at club

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For the sake of the team, we need their professionalism and competition and Adrian is acting like that. Manuel Lanzini, injured for the opening portion of the season, is set to play at No.10. Remarkably, that particular play would have paid dividends in no fewer than 12 of West Ham's last 13 competitive home wins - a sequence of results that stretches back to the start of last season. Read More »

Tigers to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager

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Ausmus had never coached or managed at any level when he took over the club before the 2014 season. That's where Gardy had most of his success in Minnesota, so it appears to be a decent fit in this regard. As of Tuesday, the team had not yet interviewed Lloyd McClendon, though he was believed to have a contingent of support among players within the Tigers clubhouse. Read More »

KU, WSU ranked in top 10 of preseason poll

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Wichita State was ranked No. 8 in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll released on Thursday, the program's highest preseason ranking in 36 years. Featured in the top 25 are both North Carolina and Gonzaga, the two clubs who met in last season's "Big Dance". Read More »

Vikings' QB Teddy Bridegwater Returns To Practice

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To be able to get out there and be with the guys, it was pretty fun. The key to success , beyond a running back like McKinnon who can consistently catch the ball and read his downfield blocks, is athletic, mobile linemen. "Just going to look for little things each day to do whatever I can to get back to who I was before and even better". More than a year after crumbling to the ground with a frightful knee injury, the Vikings quarterback returned to practice Wednesday in victorious fashion. Read More »

Indiana Pacers vs. Portland Trail Blazers - 10/20/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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In fact, this impressive win against the Suns set a league record for the largest margin of victory in the season opener. It was the Suns' worst loss in franchise history. Looking at the betting trends, the Blazers are 5-0 ATS in their last five games following a win of more than 10 points, 7-2 ATS in their last nine road games and 15-6 ATS in their last 21 games overall. Read More »

Manager Koeman backed by Everton board despite poor start

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Everton manager Ronald Koeman believes he is not in immediate danger of being sacked after holding talks with the club's majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri. James McCarthy made his long-awaited return from injury for Everton Under-23s on Tuesday and may be included in the squad to face Arsenal on Sunday, though Koeman confirmed the Irishman will play no part against Lyon . Read More »

NFL Commissioner Goodell fumbles on flag policy

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Though Goodell refrained from stating that the NFL would take mandatory measures to make players stand during the playing of the national anthem , the statement sent out a clear message that kneeling during national anthems to show protest is heavily frowned upon in the sports league. Read More »

Steelers' Mike Mitchell Fined $48k for Hit on Alex Smith

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Mitchell's history of unnecessary violence in a game that already struggles to remove harm from its inherent structure should equal much more than a $50K fine , but at this point, we're glad to at least see something negative taken from Mitchell. Read More »

Hayward return this season unlikely after surgery

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After what was deemed as a successful surgery , Hayward's agent, Mark Bartelstein, told ESPN that he expects his client to be done for the remainder of the season. Hayward was then tended to by doctors, having his entire left leg put into an air cast, before being stretched off of the court with players from both teams checking on him. Read More »

Cubs show spark in NLCS

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The Dodgers will go with ace Clayton Kershaw while the Cubs counter with Jose Quintana. He got out of the inning by striking out Chase Utley . Cody Bellinger put the Dodgers on the board in the top of the 3rd with a long ball of his own, but Baez homered again in the 5th to extend the Cubs' lead to 3-1. Read More »

Ben Simmons Impresses On NBA Debut

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They were not the only ones to notice Simmons' harmony in the court. The fourth quarter was a frantic finish but clutch plays by the Wizards helped them seal the five-point win ending the game 120-115. What was even more concerning was his ugly form. I feel that his first game was really exceptional. The Washington Wizards finished with a 49-33 record last season and fell one game shy of the Eastern Conference finals, and they chose to keep that team largely intact. Read More »

India announces to issue medical visas for Pakistanis on Diwali

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On Wednesday, she had directed the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to issue a visa to a Pakistani child for medical treatment in India. In another case, Kashif the father of a child named Abdullah had requested Swaraj to grant a medical visa for the treatment of the boy who need post-liver transplant evaluation in India. Read More »

Manchester City v Napoli

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Sarri's team is third, three points behind second-placed Shakhtar Donetsk , and could be on the brink with a loss to City in the return match on November 1. The Italian giants only blip so far this season as however come in the Champions League. But, the boys in blue were quick to respond and looked in fine form as they blew away Feyenoord 3-1 last month. Read More »

Nets guard Jeremy Lin out for season with ruptured patella tendon

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We'll know more [Thursday]", Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said of Lin, who traveled back to NY with the team. "Jeremy worked tremendously hard during the offseason and in training camp and was excited for the prospects of the team this season ", said general manager Sean Marks in a statement . Read More »

Detroit Red Wings Lose Second Consecutive Game

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The Leafs put their first two shots past Jimmy Howard , who was hooked in favor of Petr Mrazek. "There were some kind of amusing goals", Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. "I think we've got to score goals". He's just the 18th player in National Hockey League history to make it that far. Tatar cut into Toronto's lead 7:02 into the second period when he put in a rebound off his own shot that McElhinney initially kicked into a unsafe area. Read More »

Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 10/18/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Terry Rozier came off the bench to deliver 15 points. Sure, Kyrie and Al will steal lead the team, but the rest need to contribute. "Hurting me that I can't be there for the home opener, I want nothing more than to be with my teammates and walk out on that floor but I'll be supporting you guys from here and wishing you the best of luck". Read More »

Israel Root Cause of Mideast Crises: Iran's UN Envoy

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The agreement led to the creation of the Palestinian Authority, an interim self-governing body meant to lead to an independent Palestinian State on the territories of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip , which Israel occupied in 1967. Read More »

Florida declares emergency before white nationalist's speech at the University

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Many students claim they will be protesting peacefully outside of the Phillips Center where Spencer is scheduled to speak. Kent Fuchs said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press that Spencer is "hijacking" public universities - which are compelled by the First Amendment to provide a speaking forum - and forcing taxpayers to pay the resulting security costs. Read More »

Koeman needs a win

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They needed a late Wayne Rooney penalty to salvage a draw from that game and things are no better in European competition, with the team bottom of Europa League Group E after losing 3-0 to group leaders Atalanta and drawing 2-2 with Apollon Limassol . Read More »

Carragher admits his Liverpool played like Mourinho's United

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In time, it might be looked back upon as one of the points that wins United the Premier League title, but, with Manchester City in rampant form, having already beaten Liverpool and Chelsea as well as swatting aside most of the minnows, it looks as if Mourinho and his players are going to have to raise their game. Read More »

Lionel Messi's 100th European Goal Puts 10-Man Barcelona by Olympiacos

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Lionel Messi calmed the crowd's nerves with a trademark free-kick before assisting Lucas Digne three minutes later as the hosts went 3-0 up. Barca looked to be heading for a clean sheet despite Pique's dismissal. "We are frustrated to have conceded a goal although by then the game was nearly over". Instead of having his own "Hand of God" moment, the referee showed Pique a yellow card. Read More »