• Leicester can win Champions League -Drinkwater
Leicester can win Champions League -Drinkwater

Along with Leicester, there are nine previous winners of the European Cup participating in the competition, including current holders and eleven time winners Real Madrid. GARY LINEKER hopes that clubs like Celtic won't be affected by the proposed changes to the Champions League. The very top of that list is progression deep into the knock-out sta...

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  • Blue Jays, Rays clear benches, bullpens after Toronto wins
Blue Jays, Rays clear benches, bullpens after Toronto wins

Since Sept. 1, the Jays' rotation had recorded a 6.91 ERA (14th in AL),.297 opponent average (10th), 1.68 WHIP (13th) and averaged just 4 2/3 innings per start. In an effort to limit the 24-year-old's innings, that may have happened anyway, but the blister issue makes it even more important Sanchez gets some extra time to recover.

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  • Kevin Harlan provides highlight in otherwise lackluster 49ers-Rams game
Kevin Harlan provides highlight in otherwise lackluster 49ers-Rams game

One immediate result is that the Rams don't have the depth they did a year ago. The 49ers strength in running on offense is Carolina's speciality at containing in defense . "Well that wasn't what we expected", Fisher said after the game. Both defenses are a force to be reckoned with when they actually play the game. Whether it's fair to him ...

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  • Seahawks' Jeremy Lane Joins Colin Kaepernick's Protest, Sits During National Anthem
Seahawks' Jeremy Lane Joins Colin Kaepernick's Protest, Sits During National Anthem

One sign in the crowd read: "You're an American". "It's extremely disrespectful", a fan at the game said . "I just like what he's doing, and I'm standing behind him". Before the game, they spoke with National Football League long snapper Nate Boyer , a former Green Beret who wrote an open letter to Kaepernick following the quarterback's dec...

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  • Russell Wilson leads comeback, but suffers significant ankle sprain
Russell Wilson leads comeback, but suffers significant ankle sprain

Carroll also said discussions are underway about whether to bring in a veteran backup to supplement undrafted free agent rookie Trevone Boykin , who was inconsistent in the preseason. Yes, he played part of the game on a clearly injured ankle after being stepped on by (you guessed it) Ndamukong Suh, but he was already playing poorly before that.

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  • Big 12 narrows expansion list
Big 12 narrows expansion list

Those on the receiving end of the invitations are expected to take part in another round of presentations, after which the conference will settle on their new members. The Big 12 Board of Directors (school presidents) meets in Dallas on October 17. Brigham Young University, Houston, Cincinnati and Southern Methodist are among the high-profile pro...

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  • Hillary and Trump Neck and Neck in Polls
Hillary and Trump Neck and Neck in Polls

As head of the State Department, Clinton oversaw "hard-nosed negotiations" with Russian Federation to reduce nuclear stockpiles and destroy Syrian chemical weapons, while still going "toe-to-toe" with Putin to protect America and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, Kaine said.

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  • Lorenzo on pole at Misano with best lap
Lorenzo on pole at Misano with best lap

Cal Crutchlow (GBR/Honda LCR) 0.875; 8. The 25-year-old Spaniard, who suffered a huge crash during the opening lap of Silverstone last weekend, showed promise in the opening free practice, finishing in second, 0.136 of a second behind home favorite Valentino Rossi ( Movistar Yamaha MotoGP YZR-M1).

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  • Chelsea New Boys Unlikely To Start Against Swansea Hints Antonio Conte
Chelsea New Boys Unlikely To Start Against Swansea Hints Antonio Conte

I am very happy he is a here. "We took a player with a great personality, good technique and who likes to play". In the last few seasons I have played as a 10 or as a winger. "They need to work hard, adapt to our idea of football and show me they deserve to play." . In terms of transfers, Chelsea have brought in Michy Batshuayi, Marcos Alonso ...

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  • Kell Brook gets stopped in round 5 by Gennady Golovkin
Kell Brook gets stopped in round 5 by Gennady Golovkin

Kell Brook put up a real fight, showed no fear from the opening of round one, trading blows with the uncharacteristically aggressive Golovkin. Gennady Golovkin was expected to fight Mexico's Canelo Alvarez on September 17 for the undisputed middleweight boxing championship.

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  • Jamie Murray: I'm starting to move out of Andy's shadow
Jamie Murray: I'm starting to move out of Andy's shadow

They beat home favourites, the Bryans, in the last match ever to be played on that popular old court. "I guess when you're kind of living in the moment you don't always think about all that stuff". "I don't know if the people back home would enjoy that", he said. The French pair - bidding to become only the second team to defend their title her...

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  • GM Alderson says Tebow signing not about T-shirt revenue
GM Alderson says Tebow signing not about T-shirt revenue

The Mets have nothing to lose in this arrangement and Tebow has nothing to win, so look for the former-NFL player to bounce around the minor leagues for the foreseeable future selling jerseys like a living Hall-of-Famer wherever he goes. "As an organisation, we're going to provide that development opportunity for Tim", Alderson continued. A young...

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  • Colin Kaepernick Denies Rumors of Conversion to Islam
Colin Kaepernick Denies Rumors of Conversion to Islam

I love that there's freedom of speech and that he can stand for what he believes in". San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Neighbors in the subdivision where the Kaepernicks have lived for about three years said the American flag was up before August 28, when Kaepernick sat during the national anthem before the 49ers' game against ...

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  • Tim Tebow picked the New York Mets for one specific reason
Tim Tebow picked the New York Mets for one specific reason

Tebow will begin his professional baseball career next week in Port St. Lucie, Florida at the Mets' instructional league . Tebow will be keeping his job with ESPN and the SEC Network while playing in the instructional league for the Mets .

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  • Mourinho, Guardiola stay cordial ahead of Manchester derby
Mourinho, Guardiola stay cordial ahead of Manchester derby

I have said many times I have a lot of respect for him. Sky Sports pundit Souness says Guardiola's record is owed to the fact he had better players at his disposal at Barcelona, and believes Mourinho has the edge on Saturday because of his experience of the physicality of British derbies.

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  • Kerber celebrates No. 1, tops Wozniacki to reach US final
Kerber celebrates No. 1, tops Wozniacki to reach US final

Pliskova is still riding the wave of momentum her Cincinnati triumph over Kerber sparked. But Williams, playing in her 46th grand slam quarter-final, would not be shaken and took the only break to go up 3-1 in the decider and then serve out for the win.

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  • Man City coach Guardiola plays down Mourinho rivalry
Man City coach Guardiola plays down Mourinho rivalry

Aguero's absence will also prove costly for City with United edging it 2-1. While we're all eagerly awaiting the game itself, an intriguing sub-plot will see Mourinho come up against old foe Guardiola for the first time in England football with the two managers enjoying a "frosty" relationship from their time together in Spain.

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  • Another Dozier homer, another loss for the Twins
Another Dozier homer, another loss for the Twins

Butera's homer leading off the fifth pushed the Royals lead to two runs before the Twinscapitalized on a leadoff double by Buxton in the bottom half of the inning. But after the Twins' Brian Dozier singled and stole second base to put himself in position to score against Joakim Soria (4-8), Sano doubled off the wall in right field.

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  • WWE Backlash 2016: American Alpha to face Rhyno and Heath Slater
WWE Backlash 2016: American Alpha to face Rhyno and Heath Slater

This Sunday's Backlash event will have to go on without three of its most popular Superstars. Carmella and Alexa Bliss probably don't have a real shot to win the title, since neither has ever even had a singles match on a PPV. We were never going to see American Alpha win the new SmackDown Live Tag Team Titles regardless of if they made it ...

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  • Gianluca Zambrotta: Zlatan is up there with the very best
Gianluca Zambrotta: Zlatan is up there with the very best

Manchester City have been warned that they will be facing a striker every bit as good as Neymar and Luis Suarez in Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the weekend. However, both sides are very different now, with Mourinho at the United helm in place of Louis van Gaal and Guardiola having replaced Manuel Pellegrini at City.

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