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Author: 0 Liverpool's Mane out for up to six weeks

Liverpool struggled without Mane midway through last season, when he was competing at the African Cup of Nations. The winger was substituted 89 minutes into Senegal's 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain can pose the same threat with his incredible speed, though he lacks the finishing and killer instinct of Mane. We know that Liverpool are better with Mane on the field, and they have a lot of other deficiencies away from their ...

Sports Attack on Aussie team bus: Sports Minister Rathore reassures Security
Author: 0 Attack on Aussie team bus: Sports Minister Rathore reassures Security

The seat next to the window was unoccupied at the time. Despite the attack on Australian cricket team bus in Guwahati last night, the Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa has lauded the Indian fans. Aus [Australia] team & Federation Internationale de Football Association are content w/those [with those]. "Really unfortunate incident after a great game aimed to tarnish Guwahati's reputation as an emerging sports hub".

Sports Iran end group stage in style
Author: 0 Iran end group stage in style

Iran play Costa Rica in their concluding Group C encounter at the Nehru Stadium on Friday and expressed their approach and expectations after assuring themselves a spot in the knockout phase.The team's first aim is to go beyond the round of 16 for the first time ever and to enhance that chance, coach Abbas Chamanian recommends staying in Goa.

Sports Penn State's James Franklin has a response to that Texas A&M chatter
Author: 0 Penn State's James Franklin has a response to that Texas A&M chatter

James Franklin rarely responds to media rumors and speculation, but on Friday morning, he must have felt compelled to. Franklin's attention has been diverted to a report by CBS Sports that Penn State officials are getting ready for Texas A&M to make a push for Franklin as a head coach if it turns out Kevin Sumlin is fired.

Sports Hartley confirmed for F1 drive
Author: 0 Hartley confirmed for F1 drive

New Zealand driver Brendon Hartley will make his F1 debut at the US Grand Prix next week, Toro Rosso confirmed on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Hartley was formerly part of the Red Bull Junior Team and has enough Super License points to compete in Formula One; but he is also now contracted to Porsche in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and is purportedly in talks with Chip Ganassi for a 2018 IndyCar deal.

Sports Ruled out for Crystal Palace match
Author: 0 Ruled out for Crystal Palace match

And Conte says Chelsea will be without the pair against Palace tomorrow, as well as summer signing Danny Drinkwater being absent. "We must have patience with him, with his calf problem", the Chelsea boss added when asked about the recovery of the England worldwide.

Sports Paul Merson claims Harry Redknapp would have led Arsenal to the title
Author: 0 Paul Merson claims Harry Redknapp would have led Arsenal to the title

Merson played under Wenger during the Frenchman's first season in North London and under Redknapp at Portsmouth in 2003. Wenger and Merson's war of words stems from comments the latter made about the Gunners in 2014 when he described them as playing like an under-12 team after throwing away a three-goal lead against Anderlecht.

Sports NCAA: No Academic Violations at UNC
Author: 0 NCAA: No Academic Violations at UNC

Still, the problems were well chronicled by Kane and in reports issued by the University of North Carolina previously, describing 18 years of sub-standard classes which required no attendance and, in many cases, relatively little work. "Based on the general availability and the lack of specific examples, the panel can not conclude a systemic effort to impermissibly benefit student-athletes", it said.

Sports Keuchel Looks To Continue Success In ALCS
Author: 0 Keuchel Looks To Continue Success In ALCS

By virtue of his home run hat trick, Altuve became the ninth player in MLB history to smack a trio of jacks in a postseason game, according to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart. "It's a complete lineup throughout", Yankees Manager Joe Girardi said of the Astros. You might call them superstitions. Andrew Benintendi hit a game-tying two-run homer in the fifth inning and Xander Bogaerts smacked his first career playoff homer, a solo blast in the first, for the Red Sox.

Sports Pep Guardiola claims Manager of the Month prize for September
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola claims Manager of the Month prize for September

The Argentine suffered the injury when the taxi he was travelling in veered off the road and collided with a post during a break in Amsterdam ahead of his global commitments with Argentina. Guardiola's team, who host Stoke City on Saturday, rounded off their clean sweep in September with a hard fought 1-0 victory at defending champions Chelsea to take their total to 17 goals scored with none conceded during the month.

Sports Sharapova downs Linette to reach Tianjin quarters
Author: 0 Sharapova downs Linette to reach Tianjin quarters

The former world number one, targeting a first title since returning to the tour in April, raced to a 4-0 lead in the second set as an error-prone Voegele struggled on serve. Maria Sharapova cruised into the quarterfinals of the Tianjin Open on Thursday with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Poland's Madga Linette in Tianjin, China .

Sports Roger Goodell's Wife Had An Anonymous Twitter Account To Defend Him
Author: 0 Roger Goodell's Wife Had An Anonymous Twitter Account To Defend Him

After the Journal reached out to Skinner, the account was made private and later deleted. Her exact quote was "It was a really silly thing to do and was done out of frustration and love". "Reads like a press release from players' union". "The premise of your article is silly", @ forargument tweeted on October 3 at the Journal after an article about disagreement among league owners over handling of the anthem protests .

Sports Eddie Howe comments on Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen
Author: 0 Eddie Howe comments on Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen

England boss Gareth Southgate was quick to call upon the Spurs man after injury had ruled Manchester City man Fabian Delph out of proceedings for the global double header last week. But Pochettino says there is a marked difference between the way the Manchester clubs are able to spend and how others must be more cautious. "It is hard to understand because he was part of the big success in Barcelona when it was Messi in his best.

Sports Under-fire Arena addresses US future: 'I'll do whatever is right'
Author: 0 Under-fire Arena addresses US future: 'I'll do whatever is right'

The USMNT is an end product, not a development platform, and can not solve any of U.S. Soccer's larger problems. He added: "Why do people think U.S. "There's no finger-pointing or excuses; it's all on us". They won just three of 10 World Cup qualifiers this time around. Yeah, there's fatigue. Did you notice their players going down with cramps? "We knew we were behind the eight-ball since last November.

Sports Nadal crushes Fognini, Federer joins him in quarters
Author: 0 Nadal crushes Fognini, Federer joins him in quarters

The 31-year-old secured an immediate break in the second set to leave his Italian opponent with a mountain to climb, and two further breaks followed as Nadal wrapped up the match after one hour and two minutes on court. In the game immediately after that close call, Nadal dampened Dimitrov's spirits further with a break of his own to lead 5-2 and serve out the set, although the latter played fiercely in his attempt to upset the favourite.

Sports Kyrie Irving Excited to Play in a 'Real, Live Sports City'
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Excited to Play in a 'Real, Live Sports City'

Last week, after the Celtics' win in Philadelphia, Irving gave a young fan in his Cavaliers jersey his shoes , and he signed them. But in a city like Cleveland, the small market factor is always something to keep in mind. It's important to note that it's very possible that Irving's words are coming off harsher than intended. In a farewell Instagram post after the trade to the Celtics , Irving lauded how great the city of Cleveland and people have been to him.

Sports Golden Knights home opener recognizes Las Vegas tragedy
Author: 0 Golden Knights home opener recognizes Las Vegas tragedy

It's impossible to predict what the prevailing mood will be inside T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday night as the Golden Knights make their long-awaited regular-season home debut. For coach Gerard Gallant , the challenge Tuesday is to keep the players' focus on what happens on the ice. "It's going to be an incredible ceremony".

Sports Brady playing through injury to left shoulder
Author: 0 Brady playing through injury to left shoulder

Brady dealt with a similar injury last season, but that didn't stop the Patriots from winning the Super Bowl. Amendola played 55 offensive snaps in last Thursday's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , coming up with some clutch plays that showed how he is arguably No.

Sports Ireland to make Test debut v Pakistan in 2018
Author: 0 Ireland to make Test debut v Pakistan in 2018

Cricket has been played in Ireland for almost 200 years but it was not until 1969 that they made the rest of the world game take true notice when they bowled out the West Indies for just 25 at Sion Mills in a televised match. "We would like to thank the Pakistan Cricket Board most sincerely for agreeing to be our first opponent in test cricket - the Pakistan team has been a regular visitor to our shores in recent years, and their agreement to be our opponent on this important occasion for ...

Sports Jamie Carragher's Premier League XI from the season so far
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher's Premier League XI from the season so far

So, as you can probably imagine, picking an XI from the 2017/18 season could be hard so early on. Carragher delivered his verdicts to the Daily Telegraph . Right-back: Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)'His Chelsea team play a slightly different system with three at the back, but Azpilicueta has to go in there as he is one of the best defenders in the Premier League'.

Sports John Calipari Says Kentucky Hasn't Been Contacted About Corruption Investigation
Author: 0 John Calipari Says Kentucky Hasn't Been Contacted About Corruption Investigation

Finally, he just got fed up with the questions, but he picked the wrong reporter to deny. "I am entitled to ask a question, you can then deny". Tipton: The FBI has reportedly expanding into looking at Nike. How about a basketball question? The press conference continued for another 35 minutes focusing on the upcoming season. Federal prosecutors in NY announced last month that Auburn's Chuck Person, Oklahoma State's Lamont Evans, Arizona's Emanuel "Book" Richardson and USC's Tony Bland ...

Sports Lawler, dos Anjos headline UFC Winnipeg card
Author: 0 Lawler, dos Anjos headline UFC Winnipeg card

Standing in his way is another former world champion looking to cement his own place at the top of the division. UFC on Fox 26, which goes down on December 16 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, now has a headliner - and it is absolute dynamite.

Sports Sports teams are staying away from Trump hotels
Author: 0 Sports teams are staying away from Trump hotels

Among the 123 teams in US baseball, basketball, football and hockey leagues surveyed by The Washington Post , all of the 105 teams that responded said their players no longer stay at Trump Hotels. Those include the Pelicans, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards.

Sports ALCS: Surging New York Yankees should give favored Houston Astros tough battle
Author: 0 ALCS: Surging New York Yankees should give favored Houston Astros tough battle

Louis Cardinals. According to Brooks Baseball , Judge saw 60 offspeed or breaking pitches in the first four games of the series, as compared to 51 hard pitches (Brooks hasn't yet posted the pitch data from last night's game). They have the American League MVP in second baseman Jose Altuve and get to play the first two games, and if there is a seventh game, in Houston . Rotation: Dallas Keuchel remains the ace of Houston's staff, even with the addition of Justin Verlander .

Sports Ezekiel Elliott suspension restored by federal appeals court
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott suspension restored by federal appeals court

The judges voted 2-1 to grant the NFL's emergency request and ordered the U.S. Eastern District Court in Sherman to dismiss Elliott's case. Although Elliott is not yet suspended again - technically speaking - such a decision from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals certainly clears the way for the Cowboys rusher to be forced back to the sideline.

Sports Zverev brutalises racquet in loss to Del Potro
Author: 0 Zverev brutalises racquet in loss to Del Potro

The 28-year-old, ranked 50th in the world, lost the first set 6-0 to the fifth seed, and was trailing 4-0 in the second when he decided not to continue. 1. He repeatedly smashed his racket until it was a mangled mess. Bedene's match in Shanghai was the game that followed Grigor Dimitrov's win over Ryan Harrison.

Sports Calls abound for Gulati ouster after US World Cup failure
Author: 0 Calls abound for Gulati ouster after US World Cup failure

Head coach Arena took responsibility for the defeat but said that "there's nothing wrong with what we're doing". We're building a good system in our professional league. It's the first time United States of America have failed to qualify for a World Cup since 1986 and the sense of disappointment is overwhelming. We will take stock in the coming days and work to determine how we can continue to help the men's national team become stronger and more successful going forward.

Sports PSG Chairman Subject of Criminal Investigation Over World Cup Bribery Claims
Author: 0 PSG Chairman Subject of Criminal Investigation Over World Cup Bribery Claims

The new proceedings have arisen from an ongoing investigation into Valcke for alleged acts of "criminal mismanagement" concerning the awarding of World Cup media rights to certain countries. The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has also been investigating former Secretary General of FIFA, Jerome Valcke . Al Khelaifi's profile has risen in recent weeks as PSG pursued and sealed a world record transfer of Brazil star Neymar from Barcelona for £198 million.

Sports Barcelona and Man Utd preparing major player swap
Author: 0 Barcelona and Man Utd preparing major player swap

During the current campaign though, Martial has gone on to prove his worth in the initial stages of the campaign by scoring 5 goals as well as assisting 6 in a total of 9 matches and his impact has been very important in United's stunning start to the campaign.

Sports NFL Betting: New England Patriots vs. New York Jets - Week 6
Author: 0 NFL Betting: New England Patriots vs. New York Jets - Week 6

Here is what they had to say about the Patriots moving up the power rankings. But they were fresh off a trip to London, and since the National Football League started playing there in 2007, only three teams didn't have a bye the following week, and only Jacksonville was forced to play a road game.

Sports Does Wilshere need to leave to make the World Cup?
Author: 0 Does Wilshere need to leave to make the World Cup?

The 25-year-old was on loan at Bournemouth during last season and made 27 appearances for the Cherries before a broken leg ended the spell. Had he not suffered an injury at White Hart Lane, there was a genuine prospect of Wilshere leaving the Emirates this summer.

Sports Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi ruled out for up to six weeks
Author: 0 Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi ruled out for up to six weeks

It means Mustafi isn't expected to be available before the November global break and will therefore miss Arsenal's next seven games including Premier League fixtures against Watford , Everton, Swansea and Manchester City. We will check him today. 'I didn't expect him to play and Germany had already qualified. But Watford are yet to win any of their four home games in any competition this season, while Arsenal - 7/10 (1.70 ) to win the match outright - have won four on the spin ...

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Author: 0 "It's a possibility" - Dani Alves speaks about Arsenal's Sanchez joining PSG

Dani Alves has labelled a potential switch to Paris Saint-Germain as a "possibility" for Arsenal contract rebel Alexis Sanchez , but concedes that there remains plenty of interest in his former Barcelona teammate's signature. "Both players are happy here". Sanchez was involved in Chile's 3-0 defeat to Brazil on Tuesday night, with the Gunners player unable to help his national team to the World Cup despite playing the full 90 minutes.

Sports Ashish Nehra decides to call it time on his IPL career
Author: 0 Ashish Nehra decides to call it time on his IPL career

Veteran Indian paceman Ashish Nehra has chose to retire from worldwide cricket. "It is always good to retire when people are asking why than why not", Nehra told reporters here. "Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah are form bowlers and Ashish felt that it's only fair in the interest of the team that they continue", the official said.

Sports Former Oklahoma State pitcher John Farrell fired as Red Sox manager
Author: 0 Former Oklahoma State pitcher John Farrell fired as Red Sox manager

Either way, it's not a great endorsement of Farrell, who spent five full seasons as the Red Sox skipper and finishes his time there having won 53 percent of the games he oversaw. His 432 wins and 810 games managed both rank sixth in Red Sox history. Farrell had one year remaining on his contract after the Red Sox picked up his 2018 option last December.

Sports Columbia's Radamel Falcao admits discussing draw with Peru's Renato Tapia
Author: 0 Columbia's Radamel Falcao admits discussing draw with Peru's Renato Tapia

The two nations played out a 1-1 draw in their final qualifier this week, which earned the Colombians their place at the Russian Federation showpiece while Peru are through to the playoffs, ahead of Chile on goal difference. Chile's 3-0 loss in Brazil meant the South American champions miss out on Russian Federation due to goal difference. Tapia also said the result had been discussed on the field but also said his team would always play to win.

Sports Man Utd vs Liverpool is just another game, nothing to prove - Mourinho
Author: 0 Man Utd vs Liverpool is just another game, nothing to prove - Mourinho

United's last visit to Anfield in the Premier league last season ended in a goalless draw where Mourinho was widely criticised for being overly defensive. 'If he plays tonight it's because he recovers [from injury], Mourinho told Sky Sports . "It would be unfair to say Lukaku and Matic didn't have an impact in the improvement of the team - of course they did".

Sports Adrian Peterson trade moves Alvin Kamara, Mark Ingram up the charts
Author: 0 Adrian Peterson trade moves Alvin Kamara, Mark Ingram up the charts

Peterson was welcomed with open arms by wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, a good friend whom the running back described as "like family". "He knows what I've been going through and he was just excited for me". "Not to say that wasn't necessarily the case there in New Orleans", Peterson said. "When you have three backs in that system and what they ask from a running back, we all could do it.

Sports Giants suspend CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
Author: 0 Giants suspend CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

But no reason was given for Rodgers-Cromartie's absence, even though he appeared to come up limping in the fourth quarter of the Giants' 27-22 loss to the Chargers . Rodgers-Cromartie has been one of the Giants' key defensive players, missing just two games since he arrived in NY. Collins, an All-Pro last season, was hobbled throughout the Giants' game against the Chargers.

Sports Austria's Burqa Ban Spares No One, Not Even People Dressed As Sharks
Author: 0 Austria's Burqa Ban Spares No One, Not Even People Dressed As Sharks

He is understood to have refused several requests to take off his shark's head. A victim of that confusion was a man dressed like a shark, the latest to be ensnared, authorities admitted. Police have called for the new law to be clarified although it is believed Halloween events will not be affected by the legislation, adds the paper.

Sports IRC Cowboys' fan suffers burns after losing bet
Author: 0 IRC Cowboys' fan suffers burns after losing bet

For some reason, a Florida couple decided to make a Packers-Cowboys bet that involved burning the losing team's jersey. He was later treated for third-degree burns on his right arm and right hand, as well as second-degree burns to his back.

Sports Ghana aim to silence home crowd to ensure victory against India
Author: 0 Ghana aim to silence home crowd to ensure victory against India

After losing 0-1 to U.S. in their second group match, Paa Kwesi Fabin's side face a must-win situation against an Indian side who are yet to win a game at the competition and can not progress into the next round. India , playing their first-ever Federation Internationale de Football Association tournament, showed tremendous grit to keep the score at 0-0 in the first half, but the South Americans came back blazing.

Sports Dolphins deal with fallout from Foerster's abrupt departure
Author: 0 Dolphins deal with fallout from Foerster's abrupt departure

Gase declined to say whether Foerster volunteered to resign or was urged to quit. DeGuglielmo has coached two Super Bowl champions, serving as the assistant offensive line coach for the New York Giants when they won Super Bowl XLII following the 2007 season and as the New England Patriots offensive line coach for their Super Bowl XLIX win following the 2014 season.

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