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Sports Arsene Wenger: referees get worse every year
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He added: "When you see the incident, it was a penalty". The England worldwide was awarded the spot-kick - which was converted by Sergio Aguero - after being bundled over by Nacho Monreal . "You spend £50m on a centre-forward and you think in those big games, he's the one who has got to make the difference", Shearer said on Match of the Day 2 .

Sports Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez shows support for Man City star
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A 4-2 win over Napoli , who are in a similar situation to City in Serie A, shows that the English side are now on a different level to most of their potential opponents. The Gunners have come from behind to win three Premier League games this season - a feat they managed just twice in 2016-17. They now find themselves in fifth-place in the league with 19 points, level with reigning champions Chelsea , and just a single point behind third-placed Tottenham, but nine short of Manchester ...

Sports Rafael Nadal not recognised by guard at Paris Masters
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He didn't say whether he will be able to play at the ATP finals in London, which starts No. 12. "But the season is not over", Nadal said on-court. Nadal said that "the pain during the match (on Thursday) was too much". "The two things are lovely and important, but without a doubt there's a big difference, if you ask me". That is the only possible explanation for why a Paris Masters security guard failed to recognise 16-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal .

Sports Conte: Dropping Luiz Was Tactical
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Conte though insists that he and his team's concentration for now is on the job at hand as he tries to do what is best for Chelsea . "It was only a tactical decision". Wilkins, who also represented Manchester United during his playing career, believes Luiz would be better employed as a midfielder but feels he is too much of a liability at the back.

Sports Julia Goerges beats CoCo Vandewghe for Elite Trophy title
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But the Australian didn't always find things so easy, and only came back to the sport in 2016 after a spell with the Brisbane Heat cricket team - a deliberate move to take a break from tennis. She also recently overtook Daria Gavrilova to become Australia's highest ranked player - which will no doubt put her in the spotlight at the Australian Open in January.

Sports Which UFC Champion Suffered a Huge Upset Saturday Night?
Author: 0 Which UFC Champion Suffered a Huge Upset Saturday Night?

Ronda was knocked out by Holly Holm back in 2015 in a turn of events which nobody saw coming and took a year off before returning to action for UFC 207 and partaking in no pre-fight media activities appearing like a spoilt child, it is fair to say, and ultimately getting knocked out again before all but retiring from the sport and going into hiding ever since.

Sports Stunner!!! Hawkeyes Crush #6 Ohio State 55-24
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After putting up big numbers in OSU's 39-38 win over Penn State last week, Barrett struggled to the tune of 208 passing yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions. Barrett had come into this game with just one interception in 246 pass attempts this season and seemingly put himself squarely in the Heisman Trophy conversation .

Sports Jameis Winston push leads to brief skirmish on Bucs sideline
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Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans was flagged 15 yards for drilling Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore in the back after Tampa QB Jameis Winston and Lattimore exchanged shoves when Winston wasn't even in the game. Saints players rushed over from the opposite sideline, but the situation was quickly diffused after that. Kamara atoned for his miscue late in the half.

Sports Zach Ertz ruled out for Philadelphia Eagles
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He joins an offense that is already ranked No. 4 in rushing and No. 3 in total offense entering Sunday. While there were reported concerns about the long-term health of Ajayi's knee and his effect on Miami's locker room, the Eagles believed Ajayi could be a system and identity fit based on joint practices with the Dolphins this summer.

Sports Flanagan, Kamworor win New York City Marathon
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Among celebrities in the race, Kevin Hart had the best request. Kipsang, the 2014 NY champion, was three seconds back with Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa third in 2:11:32. A pack of nine competitors consistently jockeyed with Keitany for the lead, including three runners making their NY debut: Kenya's Betsy Saina; Ethiopia's Mamitu Daska; and Sara Dossena, an Italian triathlete.

Sports Justin Verlander marries model Kate Upton in Italy
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Kate Upton and Justin Verlander tied the knot in an intimate wedding ceremony at the Rosewood Castiglion Del Bosco resort in Italy. Upton looked lovely in a white dress with lace sleeves and wore her hair in a side part with loose waves and a veil pinned in the back, an eyewitness told E! The 25-year-old Sports Illustrated model and 34-year-old Houston Astros pitcher Justin took family and friends to Tuscany, Italy for the ceremony on Saturday.

Sports Goff tosses 4 TDs, Rams crush hapless Giants
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Goff threw a pass for a touchdown to Tyler Higbee on the play. But a NY missed field goal as time expired in the second quarter kept the Rams with a 27-10 lead at halftime. the ball on the NY 18-yard line. It gave them 229 points, five more than their NFL-low total from all of last season. Less than three minutes into the first quarter, Aaron Donald broke into the Giants' backfield, sacked Manning and forced a fumble that the Rams recovered near midfield.

Sports Panthers face defending NFC champion Falcons at home
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Julio Jones running wide open in the end zone is the kind of thing that the Atlanta Falcons dream of. Carolina built a 20-10 lead on Graham Gano field goals of 31 and 45 yards on the team's first two possessions of the second half, giving the Panthers 20 unanswered points.

Sports Gazzaniga staying grounded after fine display in Tottenham's win over Palace
Author: 0 Gazzaniga staying grounded after fine display in Tottenham's win over Palace

The South Korea forward pounced on a weak clearance to curl in a shot from just inside the area in the 64th minute, as a depleted Spurs side eked out a victory over the league's last-place team. Dier was quoted as saying by the BBC: "We knew it would be hard today with players missing, but we wanted to keep the momentum going". Palace stuck gamely to its task, repelling numerous crosses and limiting Spurs to long-range efforts, and home frustrations soon turned to fears when Harry Kane ...

Sports Sparkling Bayern Munich relish timing of Borussia Dortmund clash
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang failed to take his chances as his barren run stretched to five matches, but a consolation strike from Marc Barta may not be enough to stop Peter Bosz going back to the drawing board after a chastening defeat that underlined their change in fortunes.

Sports Cavaliers relive LeBron James' 57 points, call them 'special'
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There were questions about their effort level, and about their ability to defend anyone regardless of effort level. The Wizards defeated the Cavaliers 127-115. Like everything James does, it was clearly thought out and undoubtedly a reference to the nonstop talking the Wizards had directed at the Cavaliers, including on Friday, when Wall and Beal went on ESPN and made all kinds of braggadocious statements.

Sports Gareth Southgate reveals he was influenced in Ashley Young call up
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Southgate was quizzed over his decision to leave out the Manchester United centre-half and his explanation will not fill the 27-year-old with confidence. Despite not picking Wilshere for Arsenal's biggest matches, Wenger implored Southgate to choose the player who was loaned out to Bournemouth last season ahead of the upcoming friendlies against Brazil and Germany, an invitation that ultimately fell on deaf ears.

Sports John Wall has no structural damage on injured left shoulder
Author: 0 John Wall has no structural damage on injured left shoulder

You've got LeBron, been in the Finals the last seven times. The veteran shooting guard commented once again following the 130-122 win over the Wizards last night after being asked about the latest statements made by his counterparts. Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard JR Smith dismissed claims by the Washington Wizards backcourt duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal that the Cavs missed out on the top seed in the Eastern Conference past year to avoid them in the 2017 National Basketball ...

Sports Predicted Newcastle line up to face Bournemouth
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Cook rose highest from a corner to head the Cherries to a deserved victory. "It's a huge win". You need to know that you can win anywhere. Howe was particularly impressed with Wilson, who started a Premier League match for the first time since January, and lively strike partner Josh King.

Sports Penn State And Michigan State Got Stuck In A Never-Ending Weather Delay
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Meanwhile, don't look now but the Spartans, who were all but written off as an also-ran in a crowded division coming into the season are now 7-2 with only one loss in conference play. Lewerke faked two hand-offs before setting his feet and firing to the front corner of the end zone at Spartan Stadium. The game had a noon start time and didn't end until after dark.

Sports Stanford vs. Washington State live stream
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Senior quarterback Keller Chryst finally put something together on the following drive and found junior wide receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside for a three-yard touchdown with 20 seconds left to play. They have posted a 3-4-1 record against the spread, including a 1-3-1 mark ATS on the road. Backup Tyler Hilinski threw for more than 500 yards last weekend, but his four interceptions helped Arizona win.

Sports Slaven Bilic: West Ham boss under 'big pressure' after defeat by Liverpool
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Salah hit an exquisite fourth, and frankly it could have been seven or eight had Liverpool not taken mercy with some wayward finishing. "You asked me in this press-conference - you mentioned Andre Ayew is in good form, you mentioned Chicharito is in good form and you asked me if Andy Carroll is the ideal player to play against Liverpool ".

Author: 0 Andrew Luck Out For 2017

As such, Luck will not resume his throwing program until both Luck and the doctors are satisfied with the physical state of his shoulder and previous soreness subsides. "Sources close to the #Colts say that QB Andrew Luck's shoulder is so bad that amputation may be required", one user joked. "I wish I was better and 100 percent this season, but that's not the case", Luck said, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site.

Sports Jose Mourinho says Spanish tax fraud case is closed
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho says Spanish tax fraud case is closed

The court time appeared to affect Manchester United's preparations for their match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday but Jose Mourinho was quick to dismiss suggestions that it did. The agency added that tax authorities issued a certificate which attested Mourinho was in compliance with all of his tax obligations. On Friday, he appeared at the same building where Cristiano Ronaldo testified in his tax fraud hearing on July 31 , and where the Portuguese pair's agent, Jorge ...

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers vs Washington Wizards: Prediction, line-ups & preview 11/3/17
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs Washington Wizards: Prediction, line-ups & preview 11/3/17

Cleveland will be without Tristan Thompson and Iman Shumpert , putting more pressure on Kevin Love defensively. "We've got to continue to get our coverages down, our communication down". But don't sleep on Porter on the offensive end, as he's averaged 18.7 points on 55.7 percent shooting, including 51.7 percent from beyond the arc. Their defence has been abysmal, with the Cavs giving up 111.9 points a game which ranks 25th in the National Basketball Association.

Sports Kante in contention but no risks from Conte
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He continued: 'Honestly if I wanted to risk him I could do this against Bournemouth, I could do this against Roma. Matic completed his £40m move to Manchester United in July and Chelsea were widely criticised for sanctioning the sale. The Frenchman is back in training but if he misses out against United, Chelsea will be without both members of the central midfield pairing that guided them to the title last season.

Sports Nadal Withdraws From Paris Masters With Knee Injury
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For me it's about longer term. The Spaniard, who made sure he will end the year as world number one by reaching the third round, had to dig deep to see off Cuevas and set up a meeting with Serbian qualifier Filip Krajinovic . Of the Big Four, only Federer seems certain to take his place at the ATP Finals in London later this month. 'Only thing I'm going to say, I'm going to do my treatment, do my best to be playing in London, but I can not talk about that now because it's a day that is ...

Sports Overwatch Reveals New Healer Support Moira Who Can Mix Heals And DPS
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She looks like a bit of an all-rounder. In addition, Blizzard aired a new animated short for Reinhardt, which was wonderful as they always are. During BlizzCon's opening ceremony today, Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan revealed that the game is getting a new support hero and a theme park map based on the company's various properties.

Sports Conor McGregor Reveals Who He Believes His Next UFC Opponent Will Be
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Reveals Who He Believes His Next UFC Opponent Will Be

So if he wants to, lets f****** do it. "It's been like that for a long, long time, I feel, so it's just another day for me". "But if we had a rematch I would correct that and beat him". What interests me is certainly a UFC bout, certainly a defense of my lightweight title. Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the history of Mixed Martial Arts and one of the most fascinating public figures on the planet.

Sports England can't ignore a fit Wilshere: Wenger
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Petr Cech will probably get a start, though, as David Ospina's still injured, but otherwise expect the same mix of experience and youth we've seen throughout the tournament so far. Back came Arsenal , and Theo Walcott got down the right to arrow in a risky cross that was heading for Giroud before a visiting defender got a crucial touch.

Sports Joe Gomez, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Tammy Abraham receive first England senior call-ups
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Notable absentees this time around that were part of the last squad are Liverpool duo Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Daniel Sturridge , and Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling . Swansea have eight points from 10 games while Brighton have four points more and are five places above them. Having also enjoyed great success in the Blues' youth set-up, Loftus-Cheek starred as England U21s won the Toulon Tournament a year ago and has shows flashes of his quality in seven appearances for ...