• Eric Bledsoe leaves team after reeling Suns fire Watson
Eric Bledsoe leaves team after reeling Suns fire Watson

Hornacek's hiring by the New York Knicks , which was finalized in June 2016, had been the most recent change - and the irony there is that Watson got the job in Phoenix with 33 games left in the 2015-16 season, after the Suns fired Hornacek.

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  • Mourinho's pragmatism transforming Manchester United
Mourinho's pragmatism transforming Manchester United

The two clubs will be meeting in a competitive fixture for the first time since 1972. Having netted four goals in wins over West Ham United, Swansea City, Everton, Burton Albion, CSKA Moscow and Crystal Palace, United's last two games against Liverpool and Benfica made those performances look like flat-track bullying.

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  • After Sachin, Virat Kohli now holds record for maximum ODI centuries
After Sachin, Virat Kohli now holds record for maximum ODI centuries

For the "Black Caps", young gun Tom Latham (103 no) and senior pro Ross Taylor (95) batted with lot of objective, chasing down a target of 281 in 49 overs with minimum fuss. Kohli then went on to add another 57 runs with MS Dhoni for the sixth wicket, with the latter scoring 25 off 42 balls with only two fours. Kohli shows good batting perfor...

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  • 'Thursday Night Football' Ratings Down As Raiders Score Close Win Over Chiefs
'Thursday Night Football' Ratings Down As Raiders Score Close Win Over Chiefs

Yet another defensive holding call, this time on Murray, went the Raiders' way and we got one more untimed down. Lynch was flagged immediately for his discretion and immediately thrown from the game in the second quarter. Amari Cooper was his favorite target with 11 catches for 210 yards and two scores, both in the first quarter. In the end, C...

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  • Jim Harbaugh's talking points after MI loss to Penn State
Jim Harbaugh's talking points after MI loss to Penn State

He got key blocks from left tackle Ryan Bates and left guard Steven Gonzalez.On the Lions' next possession, McSorley ran for 23 yards and then threw a 50-50 ball that 6-6 tight end Mike Gesicki pulled down for a 35-yard gain to the Wolverines' 15.On the next snap, Barkley took an option pitch from McSorley and scooted into the end zone to make it...

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  • Donald Penn Says Marshawn Lynch Left Bench to Protect Marcus Peters
Donald Penn Says Marshawn Lynch Left Bench to Protect Marcus Peters

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was handed a one-game suspension without pay on Friday after shoving an official during his team's victory over the Kansas City Chiefs , an National Football League statement said. "Marshawn wasn't doing anything he was just trying to protect his cousin [Peters], get his cousin to the sideline". He kn...

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  • League fines DeMarcus Cousins for cussing at fan
League fines DeMarcus Cousins for cussing at fan

Cousins , who starred at Kentucky during the 2009-10 season and went on to be drafted fifth in the 2010 NBA Draft, is the first victor of the offseason award with the program's inception in 2001. Kaiser Permanente and the National Basketball Association will donate $10,000 on Cousins' behalf to the Houston Mayor's Relief Fund through Dynamo Cha...

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  • Conte admits to Chelsea midfield crisis ahead of Watford clash
Conte admits to Chelsea midfield crisis ahead of Watford clash

That's despite winning the Premier League title last season, and he thinks that the players need to do more - as does he in order to win the games. His schedule was less of a problem last season due to the lack of demands from European football but with a small squad and a battle on four fronts in the 2017/18 campaign, Chelsea are being stretch...

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  • Protesters heckle Richard Spencer at Univ. of Florida talk
Protesters heckle Richard Spencer at Univ. of Florida talk

UF President W. 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.

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  • NFL Draft Set for Texas in 2018
NFL Draft Set for Texas in 2018

Until that move in 2015, NY had been the draft's home for almost 50 years at a variety of venues including Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall. It was the most-watched cable program of the week and the most-watched sports event of the week on both broadcast and cable networks. According to a "tweet" by Ian Rapoport, the city of Dallas...

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  • Colin Kaepernick was 'not invited' to National Football League talks about anthem protests
Colin Kaepernick was 'not invited' to National Football League talks about anthem protests

According to our sources, though, it is the second motivation that may be more in play here and that is that Kaepernick is a true believer, and that he knows he's going to lose but by pursuing his cause he can keep it on the front pages for some time to come as National Football League owners clearly began a focus on finding ways to get it out of t...

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  • Saints get three defensive touchdowns to beat Lions
Saints get three defensive touchdowns to beat Lions

They turned the ball over too many times on offense and couldn't stop the run on defense. "It's big for us to win three games in a row". WELCOME BYE: Stafford made it clear Detroit's Week 6 bye is coming at a good time - not just because of his ankle.

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  • Vikings are taking a risk by pulling Teddy Bridgewater off PUP list
Vikings are taking a risk by pulling Teddy Bridgewater off PUP list

Bridgewater suffered a dislocated knee and torn ACL on August 30, 2016, during a non-contact drill in the Vikings final practice of that preseason. Bridgewater's next step is to see how his knee responds to practice and rigorous activity. Now that Bridgewater has been cleared, the team has three weeks to decide whether or not to place him o...

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  • Jurgen Klopp Reports
Jurgen Klopp Reports "Absolutely Good News" On Injured Liverpool Star

News of Lallana's injury in pre-season came as a blow ahead of the start of 2017-18, but Klopp insists as is the case with any fitness issues his squad may have, it's something Liverpool have to accept. "Ox is a big signing for us, an English global and stuff like this, but coming in and doesn't play regularly - I understand all the things, but e...

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  • Karthik, Shardul in; Rahul out for New Zealand ODIs
Karthik, Shardul in; Rahul out for New Zealand ODIs

He had a prolific season in the Duleep Trophy where he scored two centuries from three matches. Mumbai speedster Thakur was in the limited-overs squad that played in Sri Lanka but was not selected against Australia. The selection committee has gone for the same middle order comprising of Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandey, Kedar Jadhav and MS Dhoni...

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  • Rafa Benitez on Everton's shortlist to replace Ronald Koeman
Rafa Benitez on Everton's shortlist to replace Ronald Koeman

I'm not interested in his comments. 'But we took the risk to play three at the back. "We also defended well against the direct play of Brighton ". "That's good for him, that's good for us and let's hope he will be totally fit and available for next weekend".

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  • Jets fans burn Tom Brady in effigy
Jets fans burn Tom Brady in effigy

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks caught 6 passes for 93 yards against the New York Jets in Week 6. "Probably a lot to learn from it". We don't go into every game saying man, I hope the refs show up today. "It gets you fired up". Best review. for the Pats: Austin Seferian-Jenkins appeared to have a touchdown reception in the ...

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  • Packers: Rodgers Could Miss Rest Of Season With Broken Collarbone
Packers: Rodgers Could Miss Rest Of Season With Broken Collarbone

He was initially deemed questionable, but the Packers announced after halftime that he would not return to the game. This time, it might be up to Brett Hundley - or whoever else ends up playing quarterback for coach Mike McCarthy - for the duration after Rodgers broke his collarbone after a hit from Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony B...

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  • Elliott remains eligible to play
Elliott remains eligible to play

Ezekiel Elliott is seeking an immediate recall of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for their mandate so they can pursue a full-panel rehearing with the court. Should the court decide to hear the en banc hearing - and the judges ruled 2-1 against Elliott, so there is some dissension - it could be months before anything actually happens and Ell...

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  • Mobile Caps Roaming Data In Mexico And Canada Starting November 12
Mobile Caps Roaming Data In Mexico And Canada Starting November 12

After T-Mobile introduced unlimited Netflix streaming earlier this week, this plan comes as a slap to travelers who spend their time watching youtube videos or business owners relying on unlimited LTE data plans. The company will also send you an alert when you've used up 80 percent and 100 percent of your LTE data. A spotlight on how Canadians w...

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  • Sunday morning 49ers talk: Bowman to the Raiders?
Sunday morning 49ers talk: Bowman to the Raiders?

He was added to the roster Saturday to take the spot vacated when linebacker NaVorro Bowman was released. "We wish him and his family great success". While several teams have already been linked to the seasoned defender, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com is now reporting that at least one more franchise has entered the fold: The Oakland Raiders .

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  • Rishard Matthews says he'd quit National Football League if forced to stand for anthem
Rishard Matthews says he'd quit National Football League if forced to stand for anthem

However, Matthews' father reportedly served in the Marines for 23 years, and his brother was actually killed in Afghanistan while working as a private defense contractor in 2015 after previously serving in Iraq. Matthews announced September 28 he was donating $75,000 to a group of "organizations working in oppressed communities". "Moving forwar...

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  • Tottenham Boss Mauricio Pochettino Brands Pep Guardiola 'Disrespectful' Over Harry Kane Comments
Tottenham Boss Mauricio Pochettino Brands Pep Guardiola 'Disrespectful' Over Harry Kane Comments

But I think many people took those words as very disrespectful for the club, and for many players here I think it's a unusual situation. So I'm really disappointed if he said that. 'When they lost against Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-final, I said it was incredible, because Chelsea had four shots on target and scored four goals .

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  • Court vacates injunction, Elliott suspension back on, with a twist
Court vacates injunction, Elliott suspension back on, with a twist

If Elliott's legal team can't put the suspension on hold again, he would miss the next 6 games. The NFL Player's Association will file a petition for a rehearing of Ezekiel Elliott's case with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, according to multiple reports.

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  • Portugal, France book World Cup tickets, Netherlands eliminated
Portugal, France book World Cup tickets, Netherlands eliminated

The Netherlands , finalists in 2010, will not be at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, despite a 2-0 win over Sweden on the night. However, the Netherlands had gone into the fixture needing a miraculous 7-0 win to survive. Greece thumped Gibraltar 4-0 in Piraeus to claim second place in Group H, behind already qualified Belgium , ...

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  • Jerry Jones Playing Role Of Bad Guy With Anthem Stance
Jerry Jones Playing Role Of Bad Guy With Anthem Stance

That's because the Cowboys owner, apparently under pressure from Trump , said that any Cowboys player who disrespects the flag won't play for the team. By the time the locker room opened to the media on Wednesday, a good portion of the players had headed to their cars. The Cowboys have a bye week and will not play until next Sunday.

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  • U.S. drops out of Unesco over arrears, 'anti-Israel bias'
U.S. drops out of Unesco over arrears, 'anti-Israel bias'

In a lengthy written statement , Irina Bokova, Unesco's director-general, expressed regret at the American withdrawal and said that the American people shared the organization's goals. In July, Unesco declared the ancient and hotly contested core of Hebron , in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, as a Palestinian World Heritage site in danger, a deci...

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  • Australian woman casually picks up stranded shark with her bare hands
Australian woman casually picks up stranded shark with her bare hands

Hatheier told The ABC she's a regular in the waters in Cronulla and when she heard about the shark , she knew she had to act. "He was pretty distressed and bumping into things, so I just followed him around for a bit", she said. "I thought, as long as I keep my hand near its fins it couldn't bite me; I wouldn't have grabbed it by the tail thou...

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  • Barcelona set sights back on Philippe Coutinho
Barcelona set sights back on Philippe Coutinho

It's hardly surprising that Barcelona's interest in Coutinho hasn't wavered. The Catalan giants spent the summer chasing Coutinho as they attempted to fill the Neymar-shaped hole to the left of the three-peaked attack but ultimately failed, despite the Brazilian telling Liverpool of his desire to leave the club.

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  • NY Giants' Beckham Jr., Marshall, Harris to have season-ending surgery
NY Giants' Beckham Jr., Marshall, Harris to have season-ending surgery

The Giants have announced that Beckham fractured his left ankle in the closing minutes of the game against the Chargers , and he will have to undergo surgery sometime this week to fix the damage. They were two of four wide receivers injured in the game Sunday. Eagan signed with the Giants in August and joined the practice squad in Septembe...

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