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Sports Tottenham Hotspur: Harry Kane named on shortlist for Ballon d'Or
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur: Harry Kane named on shortlist for Ballon d'Or

The ex-England frontman wrote in The Sun: "I'd like to think I know a thing or two about striking and I genuinely believe he is going to rewrite the record books for our national team". In addition to winning the top-flight Golden Boot for the second season in a row, Kane has also emerged as one of the favourites to be chosen as the next permanent England captain, after impressing in three appearances with the armband.

Sports Sylvester Stallone directing, producing 'Creed 2'
Author: 0 Sylvester Stallone directing, producing 'Creed 2'

The 71-year-old Hollywood star confirmed he will be working on the movie in 2018 and admitted he was excited about teaming up with "incredibly talented" Michael B. Stallone was nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar for his role in Creed , and the film premiered to rave reviews comparing it to the original.

Sports PSG lining up a move for Red Devils ace David de Gea
Author: 0 PSG lining up a move for Red Devils ace David de Gea

That, and we certainly can not see the Red Devils asking for much less than €100m, even if, by that time, the goalkeeper will only have a year left on his contract (although the club have an option to extend it by an extra year). On the other hand, there is no release clause in De Gea's work contract at Old Trafford . Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne , Bayern Munich's Lewandowski, Roma's Edin Dzeko, Tottenham's Harry Kane , Manchester United's David De Gea have also been ...

Author: 0 Serena Williams set to make comeback at Australian Open

During his absence, the Scot has dropped to number three in the world behind number one Nadal and number two Federer. "I can tell you that in talking to Andy, he has been training and he is preparing for having a great year in 2018", Tiley said.

Sports ESPN anchor suspended over Cowboys boycott call
Author: 0 ESPN anchor suspended over Cowboys boycott call

Hill's suspension will ban her in ESPN for at least the next two weeks. The SportsCenter anchor first found herself in hot water last month after she called Trump a white supremacist in a tweet, leading to many - including the White House - to call for her firing.

Sports Tim Cahill rescues Australia and shatters Syria's World Cup qualification dream
Author: 0 Tim Cahill rescues Australia and shatters Syria's World Cup qualification dream

Syria had a man sent off early in extra time , though, and were eventually undone when Cahill powered home Robbie Kruse's cross for his 50th worldwide goal. Syria have never reached the World Cup and their hopes suffered a massive blow when Mahmoud al-Mawas was sent off for a second bookable offence in the fourth minute of extra-time.

Sports Everlast Explains Why He Couldn't Sing National Anthem at UFC 216
Author: 0 Everlast Explains Why He Couldn't Sing National Anthem at UFC 216

This is the world we live in. Dana White was asked that recently on The Dan Le Batard Show and the UFC President gave his opinion. However, while many outsiders don't think of Vegas as an actual community, White, a longtime resident, said the bad event brought out its best.

Author: 0 Welsh fans were all tweeting about Aaron Ramsey after defeat to Ireland

Despite guiding the nation to an unprecedented semi-final at Euro 2016, failure to earn a place in Russian Federation has forced the 47-year-old contemplates his next move. We were fourth seeds but we've come through and it's fantastic. There were 10 men behind the ball really and we found that hard to break down. Duffy played a key role for the Republic on Friday night, playing his part in the opening goal for Daryl Murphy after just two minutes.

Sports Giants injury updates: Odell Beckham Jr., Dwayne Harris on IR
Author: 0 Giants injury updates: Odell Beckham Jr., Dwayne Harris on IR

He did not know if the surgery could cause any long-term problems for the three-time Pro Bowler, who has led the Giants in receiving in each of his first three seasons. Head coach Bill O'Brien confirmed that both were season-ending injuries, a day after defensive end Watt broke his left leg and Mercilus, a linebacker, tore a pectoral muscle in a loss to Kansas City.

Sports Giants WR Brandon Marshall to have season-ending surgery
Author: 0 Giants WR Brandon Marshall to have season-ending surgery

NY will likely have to do so without their superstar receiver for the remainder of the season. The safety put the Giants up 2-0. That didn't matter as the Chargers 31st ranked run defense surrendered over 100 yards to the Giants running game.

Sports It's An Honour To Receive Offer From Juventus - Emre Can
Author: 0 It's An Honour To Receive Offer From Juventus - Emre Can

Juventus were reported to have had an offer for the 23-year-old rejected by Liverpool in the recent transfer window. Can, who netted his first goal in senior worldwide football on Sunday night (8 October) with a stunning late effort in Germany's 5-1 rout of Azerbaijan in Kaiserslautern, initially left Bayern for Bayer Leverkusen back in 2013, and one year later chose Liverpool over a potential return to the Allianz Arena.

Sports Tottenham and England forward Harry Kane in the running for Ballon d'Or
Author: 0 Tottenham and England forward Harry Kane in the running for Ballon d'Or

Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann was one of the final three in the 2016 Ballon d'Or , finishing third, and he continued his fine form for Diego Simeone's side with 26 goals in all competitions last season. Real Madrid took up seven nominees including Ronaldo . The two players are set to be announced as nominees later on Monday, with France Football opting to stagger out its list.Others nominated included Barcelona striker Luis Suarez , Paris St Germain's Neymar and Real ...

Sports Nadal overwhelms Kyrgios in Beijing for 75th career title
Author: 0 Nadal overwhelms Kyrgios in Beijing for 75th career title

The world No. 19 shook his head and continued the discussion as he trudged back to his chair, initially to whistles from the crowd and then cheers to encourage him. "It's great to have a team like this behind me during a great season". But after that Nadal sliced through the opposition to win the China Open for the first time since making his debut in Beijing in 2005.

Sports Puerto Rican funeral homes say actual Irma death toll is much higher
Author: 0 Puerto Rican funeral homes say actual Irma death toll is much higher

As the rebuilding process continues in Hurricane Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico , there's a push in CT for further aid to the island's people. Rossello said the island is grateful for the help it's gotten so far - the Trump administration last week asked for $29 billion in disaster aid for USA hurricane relief - but needs about $4.6 billion more money in an emergency "down payment on hurricane recovery efforts ".

Sports LeBron James pays respect to Arizona QB Khalil Tate's 327-yard performance
Author: 0 LeBron James pays respect to Arizona QB Khalil Tate's 327-yard performance

Tate was hardly touched all night — if at all. Asked if Tate's performance and the win at Colorado might energize the UA fan base, Rodriguez said: "I hope so". Altenberg described Tate's game against Mater Dei this way: "It's hard to defend him". "I've never been in a situation like that, except for a couple times against [former Nevada quarterback Colin] Kaepernick", MacIntyre said.

Sports Dodgers advance to NLCS, sweep Diamondbacks
Author: 0 Dodgers advance to NLCS, sweep Diamondbacks

Dodgers right-hander Yu Darvish (10-12, 3.86 ERA) will oppose Greinke when the teams meet in Game 3 of the best-of-five series at Chase Field on Monday, after the Dodgers outscored Arizona 17-10 in the first two games at Dodger Stadium .

Sports Cody Bellinger, Dodgers sweep Diamondbacks to return to NLCS
Author: 0 Cody Bellinger, Dodgers sweep Diamondbacks to return to NLCS

The Dodgers are moving on to the NLCS after completing a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday in Phoenix. Bellinger hit his homer in the fifth, then made a daring catch to end the bottom of the inning. The Dodgers benefitted from some superlative bullpen work, getting key outs from Tony Cingrani, Brandon Morrow, Kenta Maeda (who was surprisingly electric), and Kenley Jansen, who mowed down Paul Goldschmidt for the last out of the game in a tense showdown.

Sports Steelers' offense should run through Le'Veon Bell
Author: 0 Steelers' offense should run through Le'Veon Bell

Clark more than held his own, reminding Bell of the sacrifices he made as a Steeler and clarifying his comments about the team and specific players, including Antonio Brown . Bell averaged 27.5 carries during an eight-game stretch that saw the Steelers surge from 4-5 to the conference championship game. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw a career-high five interceptions, including two pick-sixes, in the loss to the Jaguars.

Sports Marouane Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash due to injury
Author: 0 Marouane Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash due to injury

The Red Devils are already without injured midfielder Paul Pogba as well as Lukaku's worldwide team-mate Marouane Fellaini , who suffered ligament damage during the win in Bosnia. Premier League heavyweights Manchester United are embroiled in a crisis in midfield ahead of their mouthwatering clash against Liverpool this weekend.

Sports Messi: Manchester City ready to pounce if Leo doesn't sign at Barça
Author: 0 Messi: Manchester City ready to pounce if Leo doesn't sign at Barça

Runners-up to Germany in 2014, Argentina may become the first country not to qualify for the World Cup after reaching the finals of the previous competition since Czechoslovakia missed out in 1966. Neymar , who left Barcelona to join PSG this summer in a world-record move, came third in the voting in 2015 and was fifth a year ago, while Suarez has yet to make it into the final three-man selection.

Sports Mane, Kane, Griezmann join Ballon d'Or list
Author: 0 Mane, Kane, Griezmann join Ballon d'Or list

The usual suspects are all present and correct, with current holder Cristiano Ronaldo looking to win the individual honour for the fifth time overall and pull level with rival and fellow nominee Lionel Messi . The other four were Neymar , who recently joined Paris St-Germain from Barcelona, Juventus' Paulo Dybala and Real Madrid duo Luka Modric and Marcelo .

Sports Vikings QB Sam Bradford returns before being replaced by Case Keenum
Author: 0 Vikings QB Sam Bradford returns before being replaced by Case Keenum

The Vikings (2-2) need him. Cooper was officially ruled out by the Bears ahead of kickoff for the Bears' primetime game at Soldier Field. Radio: KFXN-FM 100.3, with Paul Allen, Pete Bercich, Greg Coleman. Minnesota is also dealing with injuries. Bradford hurt his left knee September 11 on Monday Night Football against New Orleans, but didn't come out of the game.

Sports Derrick Rose will open year as starting point guard in Cleveland
Author: 0 Derrick Rose will open year as starting point guard in Cleveland

Wade will join the Cavaliers' starting lineup of Derrick Rose , LeBron James , Jae Crowder and Kevin Love . With rumors surfacing that the Cleveland Cavaliers turned down a trade for Carmelo Anthony that would send Thompson to the New York Knicks, you wonder what's going on in the Cavaliers front office.

Sports Will Yankees' Aroldis Chapman be ready for ALDS Game 4?
Author: 0 Will Yankees' Aroldis Chapman be ready for ALDS Game 4?

If you want to believe the weather people, then it appears that there's a good chance the Yankees and Cleveland Indians will get in Game 4 of the American League Division Series on Monday night at Yankee Stadium . "We have a long way to go". That was pretty cool. Manager Joe Girardi is full of regret after Friday night, and is now facing major backlash from fans who say he should have challenged a pivotal and controversial call in game two against Cleveland .

Sports Ballon d'Or nominees: Mertens, Suarez and Ramos join final 30
Author: 0 Ballon d'Or nominees: Mertens, Suarez and Ramos join final 30

Senegal star Sadio Mane is the only African to be named in the first 15 nominees for the 2017 Ballon d'Or . Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric and left-back Marcelo, Juventus striker Paolo Dybala and Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar were the other four players to be on the initial press realease.

Sports Two years of Jurgen Klopp - but how far have Liverpool actually come?
Author: 0 Two years of Jurgen Klopp - but how far have Liverpool actually come?

LIVERPOOL have announced that the Kenny Dalglish Stand will open on October 14th at home to Manchester United . He became the team's manager in 1985, winning three First Division titles and two FA Cups, before moving on to manage the likes of Blackburn Rovers , Newcastle United and Celtic.

Sports The No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett has finally arrived
Author: 0 The No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett has finally arrived

These include, but are not limited to, the following. Zane Gonzalez , however, couldn't seem to find the back of the net. The linebacker group did a good job getting pressure on the quarterback today. Was there ever any doubt? Hogan looked every bit the part of a game manager with a low ceiling. McCown completed 23 of 30 passes for 194 yards and one interception.

Sports Paul Pogba Set To Be Out Until 2018
Author: 0 Paul Pogba Set To Be Out Until 2018

No doubt Mourinho will be watching nervously tomorrow night to see if Lukaku comes through the Belgian game unscathed as it would be a huge blow for United if he was to aggravate his ankle problem during a meaningless global game. "I can see he is really enjoying being in a team where there is very little margin for error". Pogba's midfield teammate Nemanja Matic , meanwhile, added: "We know that he will be out for some time".

Sports ESPN suspends Jemele Hill after call for National Football League sponsor boycott
Author: 0 ESPN suspends Jemele Hill after call for National Football League sponsor boycott

ESPN is suspending Jemele Hill after she has been outspoken about her political views for the second time on social media in recent weeks. In a tweet on Monday, Hill tweeted a more powerful move than asking players to protest was to boycott watching the Dallas Cowboys and buying its merchandise, as well as boycotting its advertisers.

Sports Kante shortlisted for Ballon d'Or award
Author: 0 Kante shortlisted for Ballon d'Or award

The French newspaper has chosen to stagger the nominees throughout Monday. Premier League midfielders Philippe Coutinho , Kevin de Bruyne and N'Golo Kante, plus Manchester United keeper David de Gea , have also been selected. France Football will release the 30 nominees (in no particular order) for this year's edition during the course of Monday, and revealed the first names at 9:00 am.

Sports Nadal demolishes Kyrgios to win China Open
Author: 0 Nadal demolishes Kyrgios to win China Open

French and US Open victor Nadal won nine games in a row on his way to reclaiming the trophy he won in 2005. Nadal and Roger Federer , who is ranked number two in the world, are battling for the coveted year-end number one ranking and the former has strengthened his position with his win in Beijing.

Sports Oregon State, Gary Andersen agree to part ways after 1-5 start
Author: 0 Oregon State, Gary Andersen agree to part ways after 1-5 start

Andersen went 19-7 in two seasons at Wisconsin before leaving for Oregon State , making his struggles in the Pac-12 even more confounding. "This program is poised for success on and off the field". The Arkansas head coach is off to a 2-3 start in 2017, and some Razorbacks fans have called for Bielema to lose his job. He played at Fresno State and was drafted in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft by Cincinnati before playing in 87 games from 1999-2004 for the Bengals and Atlanta Falcons.

Sports Penn State football rising in AP Top 25 poll
Author: 0 Penn State football rising in AP Top 25 poll

If you want to argue I should have dropped Michigan from my top 10 into barely hanging on status because they lost by four on the road after having better wins than the team that beat them at home, OK. 6 TCU. PLEADING FOR PEACE: The emotionally packed rivalry, which divides the state and some households, will be played at night for the first time .

Sports Manchester United given further bad news on Pogba injury
Author: 0 Manchester United given further bad news on Pogba injury

Fellaini had to be taken off 30 minutes into Belgium's 4-3 World Cup qualifying win over Bosnia and Herzegovina with boss Roberto Martinez admitting fears the midfielder had suffered ligament damage after the match. Mata, who has not been selected for the Spain squad, has wished Fellaini well. 'This is one of the big games of the season without a doubt, ' Mata said in his weekly blog.

Author: 0 Pro Football Hall Of Famer YA Tittle Dies At Age 90

When Tittle left San Francisco, he went to NY to play for the Giants for the last four seasons of his career. Tittle was the quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers' "Million-Dollar Backfield" in the 1950s, and he and wide receiver R.C.

Sports Starlets fall to USA
Author: 0 Starlets fall to USA

It was a very poor game from Ghana throughout the 90 minutes, with a team showing little determination to win the game, squandering begging chances and missing opportunities to outrightly qualify for the next stage. In the first match against Colombia, they had won by a solitary goal difference. The defeat leaves Ghana on 3 points after two games with the team set to face India in the last group game on Thursday.

Sports Gritty India lose to Colombia 2-1 in U-17 World Cup
Author: 0 Gritty India lose to Colombia 2-1 in U-17 World Cup

India , who lost their opening game to the United States 3-0, though did not disappoint a raucous home crowd as Jeakson Thounaojam scored their first goal in a Federation Internationale de Football Association event. After Anwar Ali against United States of America, it was the turn of Rahul KP to hit the crossbar, bringing out oohs and aahs in the stands. Two matches are slated for 5 pm to start and the next two, including the India game will begin three hours later.

Sports Harry Kane and Kevin De Bruyne nominated for 2017 Ballon d'Or
Author: 0 Harry Kane and Kevin De Bruyne nominated for 2017 Ballon d'Or

Kante joined Chelsea from Leicester in the summer of 2016 and helped Antonio Conte's side win the Premier League in his first season at the club. An already four-time victor, it is highly expected that his name will be announced later in the day along with his old nemesis Lionel Messi.

Sports Arsenal Forward Olivier Giroud Makes Final Three for Puskas Award
Author: 0 Arsenal Forward Olivier Giroud Makes Final Three for Puskas Award

As reported earlier, former Chelsea coach Roberto Di Matteo and Nigerian legend Jay Jay Okocha have backed Masuluke to win the award. The shortlist for the 2017 award has been whittled down to just three after ten spectacular efforts were first put up for the prize last month.

Author: 0 Levine: Cubs' Jose Quintana Ready For First Playoff Start

Why ease back in when you can drive pitch counters nuts? By extending the series, they give Harper (who has five career postseason homers in 16 games) more time to regain his timing. Still, from the dugout, Nationals manager Dusty Baker intends to keep a close eye on his pitcher. "I'm going to be looking for any difference of change of arm angles or if he winces".

Sports Harry Kane: England
Author: 0 Harry Kane: England "have to do better"

Southgate and England can congratulate themselves on discussing this team with eight wins and also two draws from 10 video games. Earlier in the day, Liverpool academy star Rhian Brewster started for England U17s in their World Cup opener against China.

Sports Thomas Muller takes swipe at sacked boss Carlo Ancelotti
Author: 0 Thomas Muller takes swipe at sacked boss Carlo Ancelotti

Bayern Munich have named former coach Jupp Heynckes as their manager until the end of the season following the sack of Carlo Ancelotti last week. We need that again to give the other players more confidence. "From a sporting point of view, many things must be changed and improved", Heynckes said.

Author: 0 James Harden fires back at Kevin McHale

Perhaps trying to soften his stance somewhat, McHale went on to say, "I just think Chris Paul will be good for James Harden ". Look, if James tells you 'Chuck, you've got to play better [defense]!' Are you going to listen to him? The official firing across bows between James Harden and Kevin McHale has now been made public and it could indicate that things were a bit more messy than we thought.

Sports Second Test: Pakistan need 317 to win
Author: 0 Second Test: Pakistan need 317 to win

Wahab Riaz, who once looked extremely pathetic in first innings and lost his run-up consecutively for five times, turned the table this time by picking up three wickets. He will also not appear in ODIs where Usman Shinwari has been named as his replacement. Sri Lanka , a surprise victor of the first test in Abu Dhabi, can become the first team to beat Pakistan in a test series in the United Arab Emirates if it doesn't lose this second match.

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