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Sports Roger Federer keen for Australian Open after shocking ATP defeat
Author: 0 Roger Federer keen for Australian Open after shocking ATP defeat

But Goffin broke serve with a forehand victor in the second game of the second set and consolidated his advantage to take the match into a decider. There still seemed plenty of time for 19-time Grand Slam champion Federer to re-assert his authority but Goffin stayed cool and his moment of truth arrived at 5-4 when he stepped up to serve for the biggest win of his career.

Sports Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London
Author: 0 Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London

Tottenham's Harry Kane has scored in all five of his Premier League games against Arsenal and has scored six goals total, including a brace in a 2-1 win at White Hart Lane on February 7, 2015. Victories over Real Madrid and Crystal Palace ahead of the worldwide break have left Mauricio Pochettino's side in a good position in both the Premier League and Champions League as they look to push on from their encouraging finishes to the past two campaigns.

Sports Argentina misses Messi in friendly loss to Nigeria
Author: 0 Argentina misses Messi in friendly loss to Nigeria

The South American giant will be without their super star, Lionel Messi as the soccer icon withdrew from the squad after La Albiceleste 1-0 victory in Moscow at the weekend. This will be their first game against a non-African side since they played Luxembourg in May previous year. The friendly against Argentina is the Eagles' first preparatory game ahead of the World Cup .

Sports Lions rally past Browns for 17-10 halftime advantage
Author: 0 Lions rally past Browns for 17-10 halftime advantage

Detroit needed just 10 rushes to surpass the average of 84.3 yards per game on the ground allowed by the Browns. Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Deshone Kizer returned to the field late in the fourth quarter against the Detroit. Q. Bounce back: Isn't that what the Lions did on the next possession? The lienbacker picked off Stafford on a pass over the middle intended for Golden Tate , but suffered a knee injury on the play and did not return.

Sports Butch Jones' time as Tennessee football coach is over
Author: 0 Butch Jones' time as Tennessee football coach is over

Jones signed a four-year contract after not being able to make it out of year one. Tennessee , 4-6 overall and 0-6 in the SEC, in danger of missing a bowl game for the first time since 2013, Jones' first season. Jones has gone 34-27 during his Tennessee tenure and is 14-24 in the SEC. Tennessee hasn't reached the SEC championship game since 2007 and hasn't won a conference title since its 1998 national championship season.

Sports Tunisia complete Africa's World Cup line-up with Libya draw
Author: 0 Tunisia complete Africa's World Cup line-up with Libya draw

The hosts poured men forward for most of the rest of the match, but Morocco generally looked in control of things at the back and held on comfortably, giving Herve Renard, the coach who ended Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations drought in 2015, a famous victory against his former team.

Sports Conor McGregor confronts referee as celebrations turn sour at Bellator 187
Author: 0 Conor McGregor confronts referee as celebrations turn sour at Bellator 187

At the end of the first round, after Ward dropped Redmond with a left hook, McGregor scaled the cage to celebrate with Ward who had seemingly vanquished his foe. The UFC's biggest star just gave the UFC's biggest competitor, Bellator MMA , some invaluable publicity. Unless you've been living under a rock, you're well aware that McGregor mad his much anticipated professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather back in August.

Sports Bennett goes off on Packers, team doctor in Instagram posts
Author: 0 Bennett goes off on Packers, team doctor in Instagram posts

According to Demovsky, by saying Bennett failed to disclose an injury, the Packers could try to recoup some of the unamortized portion of Bennett's $6.3 million signing bonus. Third-string tight end Jacob Hollister has just three catches for 37 yards. It remains to be seen when he might be available to play for New England.

Sports Vikings activate QB Teddy Bridgewater, move Sam Bradford to IR
Author: 0 Vikings activate QB Teddy Bridgewater, move Sam Bradford to IR

James Andrews "cleaned up" the left knee but found no major damage, team sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen . However, Bridgewater will remain behind Case Keenum , who will get the start Sunday against the Redskins. Bridgewater hasn't played since the 2016 preseason, when he dislocated his knee and required surgery. The quarterback missed all of the 2016 season after tearing his ACL and dislocating his knee during a non-contact drill in a preseason practice past year.

Sports Emenalo resigns from Chelsea
Author: 0 Emenalo resigns from Chelsea

But Emenalo was visibly happy to see Andreas Christensen excel on Sunday against Manchester United , while he was also instrumental in signing Eden Hazard , Thibaut Courtois, Cesar Azpilicueta, De Bruyne and Lukaku. I wish Chelsea every success and look forward to following the club's future triumphs from afar, ' he added. According to the Telegraph , this has something to do with not wanting to be a part "of a three-way power struggle" with Antonio Conte and Marina Granovskaia.

Sports Bulldogs, not Tide, No. 1 in first CFP rankings
Author: 0 Bulldogs, not Tide, No. 1 in first CFP rankings

The Sooners arguably have the best win of the 2017 season with their 31-16 victory over Ohio State. Ohio State had a great win last weekend against Penn State, theyve played really well since their loss to Oklahoma. Alabama has no victory against a CFP top-25 team. While the first playoff rankings won't be released until Tuesday night, a look at this week's rankings show the conference is on the outside looking in, as Clemson now sits at No.

Sports Meet Overwatch's new hero Moira
Author: 0 Meet Overwatch's new hero Moira

And her power is all in her hands: Her left hand heals allies, while the right hand does long-range damage. Fortunately, she found a new home in Overwatch's covert ops division Blackwatch, who came to her with an offer she couldn't refuse.

Sports Pochettino 'confident' Kane will face Madrid
Author: 0 Pochettino 'confident' Kane will face Madrid

Although Real are stuck in a rut, they remain level on points with Tottenham at the top of Group H and can qualify for the last 16 with two games to spare if they beat the Premier League side, who have their own problems after successive losses to Manchester United and West Ham.

Sports Travis Benjamin's Punt Return Results In Embarrassing Safety
Author: 0 Travis Benjamin's Punt Return Results In Embarrassing Safety

Philip Rivers looked great on the drive, completing all three of his passes for 38 yards. Rivers finished the day 17 of 30 for 212 yards, one touchdown and one interception. That's where he got tackled behind the goal line, bringing the Patriots to a 9 to 7 advantage. After touching the punt at his own 11-yard line and scooping up the ball at the 8-yard line, Benjamin made a decision to run backwards to create some separation.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino: 'Jose Mourinho fallout in the past'
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino: 'Jose Mourinho fallout in the past'

However, Mourinho stressed that he got the player he wanted and admits that he did not expect that Manchester United will be able to convince Chelsea to sell Matic to them. And Mourinho, who also has defender Luke Shaw nearing the end of his own deal next year, has revealed his concern at the possibility of Fellaini becoming a free-agent in the summer.

Sports Texans Owner Called Protesters 'Inmates' - Now Look What They Did In Retaliation
Author: 0 Texans Owner Called Protesters 'Inmates' - Now Look What They Did In Retaliation

Not exactly. Several players took a knee during the national anthem before taking on the Seahawks in Seattle. The player also said that he expects everyone on the team to travel Saturday to Seattle for Sunday's game against the Seahawks. "I told them if I had it to do over again, I wouldn't use that expression". Some players around the league followed his example in kneeling during the anthem, but the demonstrations had largely fizzled out until last month, when US President Donald Trump ...

Sports Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hails side's commitment after Spurs win
Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hails side's commitment after Spurs win

The match looked set to end in an unremarkable draw, only for substitute Martial to race onto Romelu Lukaku's flick-on late on to fire United to a 1-0 win against Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs. Both teams showed great intensity in a first-half that lacked any notable chances however following the interval both sides passed up glorious opportunities to take the lead in the fixture.

Sports Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish
Author: 0 Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish

The gesture exploded on social media as the game went on, and Gurriel apologized after the Astros' victory. " I want to apologize to [Yu Darvish ]", Gurriel said , " and tell him I did not mean to offend him ". I sincerely apologize to everyone that I offended with my actions. Now, MLB , which will meet with Gurriel before Game 4 on Saturday, could come to him and the Astros and advise that taking a suspension without a fight is what's best for the league, given the racially-charged ...

Sports England up to 12th in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings; Republic, Scotland also climb
Author: 0 England up to 12th in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings; Republic, Scotland also climb

Even Portugal and Argentina aren't the most daunting top seeds-especially the latter, after its qualifying campaign-but nobody wants to gameplan for Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo in a World Cup. Northern Ireland , Sweden and Republic of Ireland will look to change that by winning their playoffs, while Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal and Iran, DR Congo, Australia, Nigeria, Serbia and Japan could all land here, too.

Sports Asia Cup Hockey: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A
Author: 0 Asia Cup Hockey: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A

Ramandeep Singh (44′) and Harmanpreet Singh (45′) were on the score-sheet for India. Pakistan entered the game after drawing their second match 2-2 with Japan while rampant Indians started the fixture after handing a 7-0 drubbing to Bangladesh.

Sports Budget 2018: Main Points So Far
Author: 0 Budget 2018: Main Points So Far

A sugar tax is being introduced in line with the commitment made in the programme to Government and a full consultation process. There will be an additional €18 million for emergency accommodation bringing the spend to €116 million, while there will be an extra 31 million for social housing expenditure - totalling 115 million.

Sports Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed 50s give Pakistan fighting chance vs Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed 50s give Pakistan fighting chance vs Sri Lanka

Day 2 of the second Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka witnessed a freaky moment of play when pacer Wahab Riaz missed his run-up and aborted the delivery five times in a row. This is a team performance. "The main thing is our attitude and it makes lot of difference so everyone put their heart and soul in the practices, so when they come to the match they did well".

Sports Brendan Steele goes back-to-back at Safeway Open
Author: 0 Brendan Steele goes back-to-back at Safeway Open

When seeking to defend the title he won past year, Brendan Steele returned to a club that helped him to victory at the 2016 Safeway Open-his Scotty Cameron by Titleist Futura X7 putter . "I made 17 greens out there, left myself in some good spots, made a few of them and it was just kind of easy out there". Hadley finished 12 strokes under par, tied with Phil Mickleson.

Sports A new narrative: Aaron Rodgers keeps winning games in the clutch
Author: 0 A new narrative: Aaron Rodgers keeps winning games in the clutch

Aaron Jones became the first Green Bay running back with 100 yards in his first start as a rookie since Samkon Gado in 2005. Ten months after breaking the Dallas Cowboys hearts in the playoffs with a last-second game-winning drive, Aaron Rodgers did it again on Sunday.

Sports Iowa State shocks #3 Oklahoma 38-31
Author: 0 Iowa State shocks #3 Oklahoma 38-31

Remember when we all argued about Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield planting a flag at Ohio State's midfield after the Sooners upset the Buckeyes? Now the real work begins for first-year head coach Lincoln Riley. 2, 3, 4 and 5 teams on the go. The stingy Buckeyes held Maryland to 66 total yards - their fewest yards allowed since yielding 60 against IN in 1960.

Sports Trump Wants Puerto Rico Debt Handled in Court, Not Wiped Out
Author: 0 Trump Wants Puerto Rico Debt Handled in Court, Not Wiped Out

The cash-strapped island's 2035 8% bonds traded down to 32 cents on the dollar last Wednesday, down 12.5 points from the previous day after Trump said the debt had to be wiped out. Sanders agreed: "He certainly doesn't want to lay out his game plan for our enemies". Or could Trump be messing with the press? Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment.

Sports Egypt qualifies for Russian Federation 2018 World Cup after defeating Congo
Author: 0 Egypt qualifies for Russian Federation 2018 World Cup after defeating Congo

Arnold Bouka Moutou was the scorer for Congo late in the game. Egypt has qualified for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation after beating Republic of Congo 2-1 at home on Sunday. The desperation to qualify was so great ahead of the Congo match that Argentina-born Egypt coach Hector Cuper admitted he was taking medication for high blood pressure.

Sports All is bright for Arsenal, Wenger
Author: 0 All is bright for Arsenal, Wenger

Arsenal will take on Brighton at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. Arsenal's Nacho Monreal celebrates scoring his team's first goal against Brighton during an EPL match in London yesterday. "This time we are going into an worldwide break in better shape". Iwobi added that Arsenal made the 2-0 win over Brighton look so easy. "We have played more fluently than today but playing Monday, Thursday and today, it was important to get three ...

Sports OJ Simpson Celebrates Newfound Freedom With McDonald's After Prison Release
Author: 0 OJ Simpson Celebrates Newfound Freedom With McDonald's After Prison Release

Though he may be free from incarceration, the former National Football League superstar still faces a massive civil settlement after being found liable in court for the 1994 slayings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman . Shawn Arruti , who has been handling Simpson's case, did not respond to messages Sunday seeking comment. In terms of his living conditions, he could for the time being live in Las Vegas.

Sports OJ Simpson reveals what he plans to do after release
Author: 0 OJ Simpson reveals what he plans to do after release

Simpson from the Lovelock Correctional Center . Simpson's attorney told CNN that he empathizes with the Goldmans loss but his clients intends to "be a retiree", which means the Goldmans can not touch any of his retirement income from the National Football League and the Screen Actor's Guild.

Sports OJ Simpson released from prison after 9 years
Author: 0 OJ Simpson released from prison after 9 years

No details on Simpson's whereabouts or destination were reported, and authorities could not be reached to verify the report. Simpson's living arrangements outside prison have not been made public. Scotto didn't say where they were going or whether Simpson's sister, Shirley Baker of Sacramento, California, or his daughter, Arnelle Simpson of Fresno, California, were with him.

Author: 0 Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy to undergo surgery for ruptured knee

The 23-year-old French global, signed for £50 million ($67 million) from Monaco in the summer, will undergo surgery in Barcelona on Friday on the injury he suffered in last weekend's victory over Crystal Palace . City's medical team had initially hoped he had only sustained an impact injury, but ESPN FC reported on Tuesday that he would be sent to see specialist Dr Ramon Cugat in Barcelona .

Sports OFFICIAL Arsenal XI for BATE
Author: 0 OFFICIAL Arsenal XI for BATE

If Giroud scores , it will be his 100th goal in an Arsenal shirt. Cologne's defeat in Belgrade makes it likely both Arsenal and Red Star will qualify for the knockout phase with something to spare. And the boss has been true to his word, although the bench is full of inexperienced players, because we start with first team players like Giroud, Walcott, Elneny, Mertesacker and Holding.

Sports PSG's draw with Montpellier can't be blamed on Neymar's absence
Author: 0 PSG's draw with Montpellier can't be blamed on Neymar's absence

To add to it, the fans of the club are now anxious more than ever, as a latest Instagram post by Kylian Mbappe has revealed something they would not like to see. However, with the large sums of money Madrid and Chelsea can throw around, it's unlikely we'll see the Uruguayan donning that shade of blue again. "He is an important player", he said of the Germany global playmaker.

Sports Raheem Sterling could still be utilised in pursuit of Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Raheem Sterling could still be utilised in pursuit of Alexis Sanchez

I have six or seven strikers, but if I go in one game with three strikers, the three who have not played will play in midweek in no matter what competition it is and that is nothing calculated". The Englishman had a long road with Arsenal but that road came to an end in the summer when he joined West Brom . The 36-year-old will play in his 633rd top-flight game on Monday if he turns out for the Baggies at Arsenal .

Sports Packers vs. Bengals: Scouting the enemy in Week 3
Author: 0 Packers vs. Bengals: Scouting the enemy in Week 3

Keep in mind, fellow veteran wideout Randall Cobb also exited Sunday's game in the fourth quarter with an injury. The Pack's injury report reads like a who's who this week as 13 players were listed after both Wednesday and Thursday practices with many front liners a longshot to play this weekend.

Author: 0 Confident India start favourites against Australia

Of the 14-man squad for the series, 10 members played in the IPL this year including captain Steven Smith (Rising Pune Supergiant) and David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad). "It's the ideal time to experiment", said Singh, who will take charge of Bloem City Blazers in the South African T20 Global League later this year.

Sports Formula One: Singapore extends contract to host night race until 2021
Author: 0 Formula One: Singapore extends contract to host night race until 2021

Ticket sales fell past year to around 73,000 for each of the three days of the race weekend. The race is on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 8 a.m. ET, and NBCSN's pre-race live coverage will start at 7 a.m. He will be gunning for his first victory at the track this weekend. Mercedes now lead Ferrari by 62 points - and this weekend represents a great chance for Ferrari, who undoubtedly hold the upper hand in Singapore - to close the gap on the Silver Arrows.

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