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Pesky cockatoos chew through Australia's billion-dollar broadband network

In a recent blog post , NBN Co revealed that it "used to be nut, fruit and cereal crops that were ravaged" but instead, the birds have developed a taste for cables strung from fixed-wireless towers across regional Australia. So, you would think that Australia would be doing everything in its power to expand its national telecommunications infrastructure. In the National Broadband Network say they have installed protective housing for cables, which costs only AUD $ 14 per unit. Read More »

76ers Continue To Seek Asset For Jahlil Okafor

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Still, considering Okafor was the third-overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and is just 21 years old, it's pretty insane to think a team isn't willing to part with a first-rounder to obtain him. He never incorporated a perimeter game into his offensive skill-set, which leads some to believe that the youngster is extremely limited in what he can bring to the table. Read More »

Jose Mourinho 'surprised' United were offered Nemanja Matic by Chelsea

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Conte and Mourinho have traded barbs on several occasions this season and only this week the Italian claimed it was a miracle Chelsea managed to win the Premier League last season given the mess he inherited from Mourinho. "Normally he's very straightforward, so when he told me, 'You can have him if you want, ' of course I want". "I shook hands with the people who are there (on the touchline). Read More »

Kamara, Brees help Saints win 6th straight, 30-10 over Bucs

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The Saints led 3-0 when they forced Tampa Bay to punt on its first possession. The score capped a 93-yard drive for the Saints. Winston finished 7-of-13 passes for 67 yards, but his longest pass went for 14 yards. In case you missed it: A fight broke out in the third quarter along the Tampa Bay sideline. The scuffle erupted in the third quarter and appeared to be ignited when Winston vigorously pressed his finger into the back of Lattimore's helmet during a dead-ball period between a failed ... Read More »

Rams Rout Giants with 51-17 Victory

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The pocket collapsed around Manning with All-Pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald cleanly beating right guard D.J. Fluker and registering a sack. On Sunday, in the middle of their third long trip in a four-week stretch, the Rams turned the mood at MetLife Stadium grayer than the sky that hovered above it. Read More »

Julio Jones drops gimme TD, wide open in end zone

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Atlanta converted just 33 percent (4-of-12) of its third-down opportunities against Carolina. Seven times the Falcons needed just one yard to pick up a fresh set of downs. After spotting Atlanta a 10-point lead in the first quarter, the Carolina Panthers stormed back for a key NFC South victory on Sunday, beating the Falcons 20-17 at Bank of America Stadium . Read More »

Buccaneers' Jameis Winston out with shoulder injury

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Franchise quarterback Jameis Winston has been erratic all season and is now dealing with a shoulder injury. Defensive end? William Gholston, meanwhile, suffered a neck injury in the third quarter and will not return. He has been replaced by Kevin Pamphile. Lattimore turned and pushed Winston with one hand. Prior to making his premature departure on Sunday afternoon, Winston completed seven of his 13 passing attempts for just 67 yards. Read More »

Eagles vs. Broncos inactives: Zach Ertz out with hamstring injury

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The defense will be the reason the Broncos win this game. In their seven wins, they've only given up an average of 64 rushing yards, with the most in that stretch being 94 to the San Francisco 49ers. On the other side of the ball, the Eagles have been incredibly consistent. This team has scored 20 fourth-quarter points, with just 13 from the offense. Read More »

Bengals' AJ Green and Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey ejected after fight

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Moments later, Ramsey's teammates tried to break up the fight, some choosing to do so by flying into the pile of players already scrapping on the ground. It started innocently enough - with Ramsey shoving Green after the play. Green finished the game with one catch for six yards. Green and Ramsey were both ejected from the game, and Green is likely facing a multiple game suspension. Read More »

TJ Yeldon up again with Leonard Fournette benched by Jacksonville Jaguars

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Robinson sprained his left ankle during the second play against the Colts and has been slowed all week. He's been designated as one of Jacksonville's seven game-day inactive players. It will be T.J. Yeldon and Chris Ivory taking over backfield duties for the Jaguars Sunday. Fournette has run for 596 yards in six games this fall, with 311 of those coming in his last two appearances. Read More »

Slapped cop throws devastating punch at female football fan

The footage shows a woman being lifted by Miam-Dade Police officers and taken out of the stadium. As the officers hoist her above them and begin moving up the stairs, she swings at the officer holding her right leg - a forehand that grazed the back of his head and a backhand swing that caught him on the left side of his face. Read More »

Sock claims London spot with Paris win

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Sock became the first American to win a Masters title since Andy Roddick in Miami seven years go. The American, who knew he needed to win the title in the French capital to feature at the O2, proved too tough an opponent for the Serbian qualifier who had enjoyed a dream run to Sunday's final. Read More »

Liverpool manager Klopp admits he is anxious about this player

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There were fears that the Senegal global would have to sit out of the upcoming home and away qualifiers after suffering a hamstring injury while on worldwide duty with the Teranga Lions last month, but Mane has returned to training and could feature for his club this weekend. Read More »

UFC 217 results: Ovince Saint Preux delivers Knockout of the Year candidate

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Anderson starts attacking St. Saint Preux landed a flurry of punches late in the round - and knocked Anderson down right before the horn. The round ended with both fighters up against the cage after Saint Preux was able to get up. It was a highlight reel finish for Saint Preux and one that likely sets him up for bigger things. He planted Anderson on the canvas, and Saint Preux needed no follow-ups. Read More »

Boost for Man City: Arsenal trio confirmed to miss the clash

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Guardiola added: "I think it's mainly because he's decided: 'I want to score goals . It's not the intensity". So, can Guardiola ensure that City avoid a third consecutive winter of discontent? And the City boss can't hide his delight at the unbeaten start with 35 goals hitting the back of opponents' nets. Read More »

Goerges lifts the trophy in Zhuhai

Goerges, who only needed to win one set to advance from the Azalea group, broke Mladenovic's serve four times. Earlier, Goerges slammed her way into her fifth final of 2017 and extended her winning streak to eight matches with a dominant 6-3, 6-3 victory over No.5 seed Anastasija Sevastova in the semi-finals. Read More »

Crystal Palace defender Mamadou Sakho set to return to action against Tottenham

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Tottenham battered Real Madrid in midweek, but attentions will turn to a Premier League encounter with Crystal Palace this weekend, and a potential banana skin. James McArthur and Mamadou Sakho could be in contention if they can overcome an ankle injury and a calf strain, respectively. Mauricio Pochettino's side remain third in the Premier League despite last weekend's defeat at Manchester United . Read More »

Wenger Tips Ozil to Slay Man City in Premier League Blockbuster

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The Gunners star looks likely to leave North London after rejecting a new deal at the club. However, the 26-year-old has declared that the players speculation is not distracting the rest of the squad. "It was a weird time for us". Ozil will start and, in the view of his perennially optimistic manager, is well capable on Sunday of delivering a performance comparable to anything De Bruyne, Aguero, Silva and Co might produce. Read More »

Pettis sets NCAA mark as No. 12 Washington rolls OR 38-3

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Washington junior WR Dante Pettis set the NCAA record for most punt returns for touchdowns on a 64-yard return against OR on Saturday. Now the single owner of the record, Pettis previously shared the accolade with former Oklahoma defensive back Antonio Perkins and former Texas Tech star receiver Wes Welker. Read More »

Colts Announce that Vontae Davis (Non-Injury Related) Listed Out Against Texans

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Joseph has shin and knee injuries. For the Colts in particular, the injury report gets worse. The Texans officially ruled out inside linebacker Dylan Cole (Grade 2 torn hamstring) and defensive end Joel Heath (knee). The encouraging news for the Colts is that the team should get fellow starting cornerback Rashaan Melvin back this week, as he's expected to clear the final step of the league's concussion protocol (if he hasn't already). Read More »

LIVE BLOG Deontay Wilder vs Bermane Stiverne

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Wilder with a huge straight right dropped Stiverne right on the seat of his trousers. In stepped Stiverne, who would finally get his rematch with Wilder after losing the WBC belt to the dominant knockout artist from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, back in January 2015. Read More »

Bayern down Dortmund to take lead

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Dortmund nearly reduced the lead further, but Gonzalo Castro missed a chance at the far post to ensure Bayern's dominant performance deservedly earned all three points. " Bayern were the clear superior team, especially in the first half", he said in quotes reported by Bayern's official website . We were always running behind, one step behind. Read More »

Cody Garbrandt And TJ Dillashaw To Finally Collide At UFC 217

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They trade punches near the cage, no damage done on either side. He nailed Garbrandt with a left high kick that left his opponent stunned. Faber, who mentored Dillashaw through his early years, spoke to MMAJunkie recently and when asked about settling the beef, seemed unsure about how things would pan about between both parties, regardless of the fight's outcome. Read More »

Vols Gameday: Breakdown and score prediction for Tennessee vs. Southern Mississippi

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John Kelly, who returned from a one-game suspension after being arrested for alleged marijuana possession, led the Vols with 79 yards and two rushing touchdowns. Tennessee's injury list has grown so long that even kicker Brent Cimaglia was unable to play Saturday. This win, as unpleasing as it is to the hardcore Vol faithful, stopped a four-game losing streak in which Tennessee scored double digits just once. Read More »

City's lead counts for little at this stage: Guardiola

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It is a massive game for us for many circumstances, starting from the way we want to play, to try to win the game". A win for the north London side would allow them to close the gap to the leaders down to six points, with Manchester City now nine points ahead of the Gunners . Read More »

UFC 217 stunner: Rose Namajunas knocks out Joanna Jedrzejczyk

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Jedrzejczyk settled into her rhythm early doors but soon found herself on the canvas after eating a huge right hand. She caught Jedrzejczyk on the chin with a left hook that dropped her a second time. Just be a good person! "I mean, I know we fight but this is entertainment". Few, though, thought she'd be able to stand toe-to-toe with Jedrzejczyk and beat her at her own game. Read More »

Kate Upton, Justin Verlander say 'I do' in lavish Italian wedding

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Just days after his first World Series victory with the Houston Astros , Justin Verlander's celebrating another major victory - he and Kate Upton are officially husband and wife, according to TMZ . Verlander was in a dark tux with a bowtie, and the bridesmaids were in different shades of blush. Arrangements of deep red and blush flowers and olive branches mixed in adorned the area. Read More »

Houston honoring World Series champion Astros with parade

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Just as the hat is about to reach her, it falls back down near the bottom, but fans immediately attempt the climb again. After they both got their eye black on and Fallon pulled out a Houston Astros championship hat, Altuve got a bit emotional reflecting on what their team was able to accomplish this season and the really fantastic chemistry they all have. Read More »

No. 3 Notre Dame out-guns Wake Forest, 48-37

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The seventh such victory this season was the 49-16 opener versus Temple. Wake Forest (5-3) did not go down without a fight, piling up 587 yards against a defense directed by former Demon Deacons coordinator Mike Elko . Last week the Irish had no trouble moving the ball on N.C. State and now it faces a Wake Forest defense that has struggled to contain the run. First it was the Deacons, all in the matter of the first minute, getting a fourth-down stop to force a field goal, then John ... Read More »

Cahill cleared to travel to Honduras

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He is due to fly to Honduras on the weekend ahead of the first leg on Friday November 10 (Saturday November 11 AEDT) in San Pedro Sula. Cahill, 37, was in doubt for the tie after suffering an ankle injury during Melbourne City's A-League loss to Sydney FC Friday. Read More »

Virginia Tech at Miami

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Miami is one of five undefeated teams remaining in the FBS, yet debuted all the way down at No. 10 in the initial playoff committee rankings due to a soft schedule. The Yellow Jackets tallied 399 total yards as quarterback TaQuon Marshall threw for 179 yards and ran for 143 yards while accounting for three touchdowns. Read More »

Iowa stuns Ohio State with blowout victory

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Barrett was intercepted four times for the first time in his career, topping the three thrown against Virginia Tech in 2014, his second college start. Say goodbye to Ohio State . A clear path remains for Ohio State to win the Big Ten title. Iowa - a team had scored 27 points in its past two games - completely decimated Ohio State in every way. Read More »

Cleveland Browns Joe Thomas To Be Highest Paid OL in League

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Perhaps as a way to give Joe Thomas an incentive to return next season, the Cleveland Browns have reportedly amended his contract. He reportedly earned a $1.5 million roster bonus this past week and he will get a $1.5 million raise for 2018 of his base salary, which is now $10.3 million. Read More »

Costello will start at quarterback for Stanford

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Their pass defense is giving up just 167.3 yards per game. Falk needed four coming into Saturday's game, but threw a 12-yard touchdown to Tavares Martin Jr . One major reason for last week's close game? It's a huge boost for the Cardinal, as Love is essentially the entire offense. In the five games that he has attempted a pass, Costello is 43 of 67 for 492 yards with four touchdown and no interceptions. Read More »

Last-gasp Cook goal seals AFC Bournemouth win

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Newcastle started well against a nervy Cherries outfit and a Matt Ritchie piledriver from distance, after he cut inside from the right, forced Asmir Begovic into a full length diving fingertip save in the sixth minute. "It's always hard when you lose a game in the last minute", he said. "To lose the game on a simple set-piece and a simple header is frustrating, but there are still a lot of games to play and we're still in a good position, so - those who are here - we have to work hard over ... Read More »

Lowry finds form to climb up leaderboard in Turkey

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Rose, fresh from his superb victory at the WGC-HSBC Champions a week ago, will fancy his chances of making it back-to-back wins as he looks to overhaul Tommy Fleetwood at the top of the Race to Dubai and finish the European season with ultimate bragging rights. Read More »

Connor McDavid sets up three goals, Oilers double up Devils 6-3

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Devils are 5-0 in their last 5 road games and Devils are 4-0 in their last 4 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game and over is 9-1-3 in Devils last 13 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. Drake Caggiula , Ryan Strome , Milan Lucic , Leon Draisaitl, Oscar Klefbom and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for Edmonton (4-7-1), which had lost two straight. Read More »

England rally on opening day of Ashes warm-up

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Stoneman and Vince put on 153 for the third wicket and the two men, who are sharing a room in Perth, could yet prove an important double act for England. England had enough on their plate adjusting to the extra bounce inherent in Australia's harder pitches, and to the sunshine - not so much the heat which pushed C30' but the burning nature of the rays, so much so that Jonny Bairstow left no skin uncovered, apart from his face. Read More »

Celtic break their own 100-year-old unbeaten record

Gibraltar's Lincoln Red Imps (88) - who ironically began Rodgers tenure previous year with an embarrassing defeat in a Champions League first leg match - and Romania's Steaua Bucharest - who won the European Cup in 1986 and reached the final in 1989 - of the late 1980s lead with 104. Read More »

Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Day 2

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Spaun started on the 10th and had four birdies on his front nine before dropping a shot at the third, but that sparked further back-to-back birdies and he closed his round with another at the ninth. Blacksburg's Lanto Griffin was 8 over with three holes to go when play was suspended. Eighty players are now within the 1-over cut line. Former University of Virginia standout Denny McCarthy also appears unlikely to make the cut. Read More »

Don't share pirated Zuma book: publisher

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It also hurts the publishing industry, and is illegal". The author, publisher as well as Exclusive Books have promised the public that the book has not been banned. "Noting the admission that you did not seek the views of the [people apparently implicated], it is not surprising that this book is replete with inaccuracies". Read More »

Stoke City host Leicester City

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Former PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez impressed throughout for the visitors and cut in from the left to drill home Leicester's second, before Crouch levelled. The game appeared to have swung on a pivotal minute that first saw Ryan Shawcross denied by a magnificent save from Kasper Schmeichel as his header, from another Shaqiri corner, looked destined for the back of the Leicester goal. Read More »

Felipe Massa confirms retirement from F1 at end of 2017 season

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Massa's decision, announced in a social media post one week before his home race at the Brazilian Grand Prix, opens up a vacant seat at Williams for 2018, with the Grove-based team already evaluating which driver should be placed alongside Canadian rookie Lance Stroll . Read More »

Sixers rookie Ben Simmons joins elite company with second triple-double

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Ripped jersey, no call, none of it stopped Simmons, who continued stuffing the stat sheet with 14 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds in a 121-110 win ( see observations ). He floated in and out of the contest during the middle quarters, but was always a presence on the floor. JJ Redick also managed 31 points, nailing an incredible eight three-pointers. Read More »

What time, channel is Clemson vs. North Carolina State?

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The victor of this year's Textile Bowl will be in the driver's seat to represent the Atlantic in December's ACC title game in Charlotte. Considering how poorly Clemson played in its last road contest, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney will likely place extra emphasis on readying his team for the NC State contest. Read More »

UFC Star Tyron Woodley Slams Conor McGregor for Gay Slur

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The former owner of the UFC , Lorenzo Fertitta stated back in 2015 that "The Notorious " would be the UFC's first fighter to earn $100 million . Things that would interest me now is longevity, equity in the company, to be apart of the organisation as a whole post-fight to promote. Read More »

Pickford: Everton Will Avoid Relegation

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It's a totally different scenario for myself from last season. "Everybody wanted to win the game for our fans.it hurts me as well because I'm one of them I am devastated for them but it's my job to pick the team up to pick a team to get everyone going again". Read More »