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Werder Bremen sack coach Alexander Nouri after winless start in Bundesliga

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However, under Nouri Werder Bremen wait for their first three points after ten rounds in the current Bundesliga season. "Alexander took over in a very hard situation last season and successfully mastered it". Nouri, who was appointed manager in October past year after a short stint on an interim basis, led the side out of the relegation zone to an eighth-placed finish last season. Read More »

England In Dramatic Comeback To Win U-17 World Cup Against Spain

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England came from two goals down to trounce Spain 5-2 and win their first Under-17 World Cup on Saturday (28 October). Two of the top individual awards were cornered by its players. I'm very proud of that", he said. "Academies at clubs deserve credit because they are now producing players technically and athletically as good as teams we are facing in these competitions". Read More »

Steelers, Lions tied in first quarter in Detroit

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The Lions drove down the field when they got the ball back, but stalled at the Steelers' 1. Roethlisberger was impressed that Smith-Schuster got mad at himself for dropping a pass on third down early in the fourth quarter. Detroit immediately drove back down the field and again faced first-and-goal from the 4. Bell (25 carries, 76 yards, one TD) had been running for chunks at will of late, but the Lions' defense was somehow able to keep him and Brown in check, getting a turnover on plays ... Read More »

José Mourinho has second dig at Manchester United fans over Romelu Lukaku

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Mourinho hit back at suggestions that Lukaku is not involved enough in some games . It is not just about scoring goals. "But fans are fans, they pay the ticket and do what they want. "Probably I have the player I didn't think it was possible to have but we got the player I really wanted". "Our aim tomorrow is to qualify". "A draw is not bad but Benfica will give us a hard match". Read More »

Projected College Football Playoff rankings vary widely for TCU

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Yes, we saw what Notre Dame did to Southern California. Georgia is clearly next in line following Alabama . And don't forget about 8-0 Wisconsin . The Penn State win is obviously the best win on the Buckeyes' resume. Notre Dame has now defeated Top 15 (at the time they played) teams in consecutive weeks for the first time since 1989 after rolling over arch rival and then #11 USC 49-14 last week . Read More »

Frustrated Michael Carrick offered three Manchester United escape routes

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The Daily Mirror is reporting that veteran midfielder Michael Carrick is on the verge of leaving Old Trafford. Carrick is facing a huge decision over his future at the end of the campaign. Yet the Mirror say that has not stopped Villa, Leicester and West Brom monitoring his situation. Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba, Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini have all been preferred to Carrick by Jose Mourinho and the England global may be seeking more regular football elsewhere as a result. Read More »

In rare event fictional players can come out as gay

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The latest incarnation of the Football Manager franchise will include gay footballers in a concerted attempt to help "normalise" the process of professional footballers coming out publicly. I just think it's insane that in 2017 we are in a world where people can't be themselves. After that alert, the club's revenue will receive a slight boost which, according to the fictional commercial director, stems from fresh interest from the LGBTQ community. Read More »

Zach Miller undergoes emergency surgery to save leg

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Mortensen says Miller already underwent emergency surgery on Sunday to "save the leg"- but he's not sure if that means he's in danger of having the leg amputated. Bears running back Jordan Howard said the team felt hard done by at the decision, saying: "I definitely was very surprised". As we know now, with the report, this one is extra insane. Read More »

Swaying Stocks- Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), 8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT)

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The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 on October 27, reaching $55.87. About shares traded. ServiceNow Inc (NYSE:NOW) has risen 42.37% since October 30, 2016 and is uptrending. Raymond James invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Farmers Merchants Investments accumulated 617,811 shares. Flippin Bruce & Porter Incorporated holds 1.98% or 158,241 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Cricket controversy: Rahul Dravid says Anil Kumble's axing was 'unfortunate'

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Overall, Kohli, who played his 202nd innings, has become the 19th batsman to breach the 9000-run mark, making him the fastest to get there. What's the reality and what happens behind the closed door, I don't want to comment on that. Dravid was in conversation with journalists Prem Panicker and Rajdeep Sardesai at the session titled "Indian Democracy XI ", an allusion to Sardesai's book on 11 legendary cricketers, the report adds. Read More »

City's Sane, Sterling aren't finished - Pep

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The league leaders dominated the game and went ahead on 10 minutes when Leroy Sane's thunderous beat Ben Foster in the Baggies' goal. But Guardiola says Sane, 21, and Sterling, 22, must not stop trying to develop their games if they are to get to the very top. Read More »

Bayern have no back-up for me, says exhausted Lewandowski

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Bayern chief executive Karl-Heinz Rumenigge said that Lewandowski could have featured if they needed him to, with his thigh problem not all that serious. National team general manager Oliver Bierhoff admitted earlier this month the move was possible, although he later stressed he would rebuff any attempt by Bayern to bring Low to the Allianz Arena. Read More »

Alvaro Morata wishes he never left Juventus

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For a Spaniard, Italy is the best country to live in. I would never have left Italy and Juve , ' he said. " The Premier League is far more physical but i'd say the most hard place to play is Italy as most of the teams are very well organised defensively". Read More »

Robbie Savage has mocked Aston Villa following derby encounter

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It is the last thing they need . They've actually used it as a weapon. In all seriousness someone could have been badly hurt. They were rolled up with elastic bands and were nearly like a rock'. So we're delighted we haven't been beaten but maybe disappointed that we could have snatched it. Jota missed a clear chance for the home side while Keinan Davis rattled the underside of the crossbar, but there was ultimately nothing to choose between the West Midlands foes as Steve Bruce's side made ... Read More »

Florida looking to see whether it can fire Jim McElwain for cause

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According to multiple reports , the Florida Gators have relieved head coach Jim McElwain of his duties. On Monday, the Florida coach said he and his players have received death threats amid the team's struggles and on Wednesday, he told reporters that he was wrong to bring up death threats that "happened in the past". Read More »

West Indies batsman Gayle wins defamation case in Australia

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The jury found Fairfax was motivated by malice in publishing a series of reports in early 2016 alleging that Gayle had exposed himself to the masseuse . She said she'd contacted The Age newspaper past year, after being angered by a live TV interview in which Gayle told reporter Mel McLaughlin , "Don't blush, baby". Read More »

Eden Hazard gives Chelsea the lead against Bournemouth with smart finish

The Belgian global missed the start of the season through injury, but has now scored three goals in his last three games since his return, including the victor in Saturday's 1-0 victory over Bournemouth . Manchester United kept their place in second place in the Premier League table on Saturday when they were 1-0 winners over Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Read More »

Phillies expected to tab Dodgers exec Gabe Kapler as next manager

Kapler beat out Dusty Wathan, the Phillies' highly successful Triple A manager, for the position. FanRag.com first reported that the Phillies have focused on Kapler as the leading candidate in their search and could announce his hire as early as Monday or shortly after the end of the World Series. Read More »

Manchester City's third goal against West Brom is football pornography

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Pep Guardiola's Man City continue to look unstoppable at domestic level, having opened up in brilliant fashion with Sane scoring his sixth goal in seven league games after 10 minutes. - Manchester City have made the best-ever start to a Premier League season after 10 games, collecting 28 points (W9 D1) with a goal difference of +29. Read More »

Manchester United fans can boo me if they like - Mourinho

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The French forward has been in fine form so far, this season, scoring six goals in 14 appearances and laying on four assists, but he has had to make do with the majority of his game time coming from the bench, which has frustrated many United fans, who want to see him starting more often. Read More »

Wheeler, Jets light up Pens

I think we've got every guy pushing in that direction", Wheeler said. Blake Wheeler notched a hat trick and four points in Winnipeg's dominating 7-1 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday night. Lemieux scored to make it 7-1 at 12:19. In St. Paul, Minnesota, Eric Staal had a goal and assist, and Luke Kunin and Zack Mitchell each scored their first National Hockey League goals as the hosts topped NY. Read More »

NEW Osmond Wins Gold at Skate Canada Event

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Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje captured silver with 190.01 points, while Americans Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue were third with 189.43. "I felt really helpless, and I emailed her and she said 'Sure, when do you want to start?' I said 'Tomorrow, '" Duhamel said. "Very proud with my (Skate Canada 2017) experience", she wrote on Twitter. Read More »

Chase Elliott Superfan Wants a Piece of Denny Hamlin

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The craziness of Martinsville Speedway is just what NASCAR wanted. With three laps to go, Denny Hamlin spun Elliott, who wrecked into the wall from the lead. "It's unfortunate that race wins have eluded us, because I think that's the only thing we haven't been able to do this year". "I don't know that I would have done anything differently", Truex said. Read More »

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka: We proved our character for Swansea win

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Arsenal's win over Swansea still left them with some work to do in getting back into the title race, with the Gunners now nine points behind leaders Manchester City after 10 games. "The manager told us at half-time that we had to give more , that we had to be more aggressive and play quicker". It was a feat that looked to be replicated once more as they kept Arsenal at bay in the first half, particularly since Swansea have enjoyed their recent visits to the Emirates Stadium. Read More »

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball takes blame for loss against Jazz

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On tonight's podcast, the guys get together to discuss what went wrong in Salt Lake City and what the Lakers can build off of after a competitive contest. Ball was then in position to grab the rebound, but no one boxed out Mitchell. I, the sophisticated basketblogger, am especially fond of the sequence at about 0:55 in the video above, when Mitchell snakes in front of Lonzo, feels the contact, gets into the air, moves the ball to his left hand, and muscles it over the front of the rim. Read More »

England women win final Ashes ODI against Australia by 20 runs

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But ahead of the third ODI on Sunday, Gunn said it was not the fault of Western Storm captain Knight that the latest match was lost even though, after winning the toss, her decision to let Australia bat first raised eyebrows. Healy took full advantage of being given an early life to make a hard hitting 71, her highest score in any form at global level but it wasn't enough. Read More »

Chip and Joanna Gaines to Help Fix Harvey Victim's Home

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The show's success has made their other ventures bonafide hits, from their "Magnolia Home" and "Hearth and Hand" collections sold at stores across the country, to their Magnolia Market at The Silos shop in Waco. "Remember if it didn't come directly from us it's probably NOT true", she said . The Gaines' famed farmhouse near Waco, TX was featured in almost every episode of their hit show. Read More »

Ricciardo to take engine change penalty in Mexico

It caps off a hard week for Hartley after he was handed a four-place grid penalty following power issues during qualification on Sunday. "He has been given a strong vote of confidence by team boss Franz Tost who says there is a" high possibility" Hartley will stay on in the Toro Rosso driver's seat for 2018. Read More »

Ryan Armour claims first tour win in impressive style

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Armour golfed collegiately at Ohio State before becoming a pro in 1999. Celebrating his son Patrick's 9th birthday, back home with the rest of the family in Flordia, via Facetime on Saturday morning, Armour went out and shot a five-under 67 to take the commanding lead. Read More »

Del Potro to face Federer

Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro will face each other in the Swiss Indoors semifinals after both were tested in three-set wins on Friday. It's always a pleasure watching Federer interact with the home crowd and ball kids, especially considering he once was a ball kid at Basel . Read More »

Teams have inquired about Calvin Johnson's rights

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The Lions have maintained Johnson's rights since his retirement at the end of 2015. There are a number of teams that could use an upgrade at receiver due to struggles or early-season injuries, bringing clarity to why teams have been contacting the Detroit Lions . Read More »

Houston Texans Players Kneel En Masse After Owner Bob McNair's "Inmates" Comments

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Seven Seahawks players - five in uniform and two inactive players - sat during the anthem, continuing the protest Michael Bennett started earlier this year. Texans left tackle Duane Brown said before the game that he expected "up to 65 to 70 percent" of the team's players to kneel. Texans plan group protest; options include kneeling, peeling Texans decal off helmet, raising fists, staying in locker room during anthem. Read More »

Mark Gaughan's Big Play: Bills are takeaway monsters; Raiders aren't

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Presumably a big loss for Oakland going against the sixth-ranked rush defense in the NFL. The Bills were without two starters in their secondary and were two days removed from trading starting defensive tackle Marcell Dareus . The turnovers led to Stephen Hauschka hitting 35- and 44-yard field goals. The Bills' remarkable ability to force turnovers continued, as did Oakland's inability to make takeaways. Read More »

7yr Old Throws 1st Pitch at World Series Using Printed Hand

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And clearly, it works well enough to throw a baseball in front of tens of thousands of fans. Her goal is to throw out the first pitch at all 30 major league parks. "We've already had some memorable first pitches during this Series so far and we know that Hailey's will also be very special". She crossed another one off her list on Saturday. Read More »

Casey Anthony's reality show with OJ Simpson could lead to lawsuit

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Casey was tried for the 2008 death of Caylee but was found not guilty on murder, manslaughter and child abuse charges. While Casey Anthony was acquitted in the murder of her two-year-old daughter Caylee, she may find herself back in front of a judge if she decides to profit off her saga. Read More »

Falcons slip and slide to 25-20 win over Jets

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Devonta Freeman only ran for 41 yards on 12 carries. Atlanta , the defending NFC champions, ended a three-game losing streak of its own. Robby Anderson had a big day, reeling in six catches for 104 yards and a touchdown. The Jets handled the run game pretty well outside of one big run by Tevin Coleman for 52 yards. Atlanta tied it on its next possession, with Ryan marching the Falcons down the field through the driving rain with four passes to his tight ends - including a 1-yard ... Read More »

Sixers announce Markelle Fultz out indefinitely with shoulder injury

The Philadelphia 76ers had to wait for Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons to get healthy before seeing the lottery picks on the court together. This was the right thing to do, however. This is an extension of that timeline, giving Fultz plenty of time to heal outside of the public spotlight. The visit further confirmed that there is no structural impairment to the shoulder, and he will continue his physiotherapy treatment. Read More »

Georgia, Ohio State move up

As for other poll movement, the Buckeyes jumped from No. 6 to No. 3 following the win, and Wisconsin sits at No. 4. It sets up an interesting scenario where the first College Football Playoff rankings of the year will be needed to settle some of the debate. Read More »

Almost entire Texans team protests after owner firestorm

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Many Houston players reportedly considered a protest after hearing what McNair had said. He went on to note that the remarks were made in private but followed with a quotation from the 12 chapter of Matthew. Duane Brown and Jadeveon Clowney were among the players who took a knee. He says he wasn't referring to the players in what he calls a "very regretful comment". Read More »

Patriots beat Chargers, 21-13

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After an off-sides penalty, the Chargers gave up a 71-yard kick return to Dion Lewis . It's worth noting that the Chargers began the game by trying to kick a 51-yard field goal instead of going for a fourth-and-1. The Patriots defeated the Chargers at Foxboro, 21-13, behind Tom Brady , who completed 32 of his 47 pass attempts for 333 yards and a score, which went to tight end Rob Gronkowski on the first play of the second quarter. Read More »

Pochettino: We Kane win without Harry

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The former Southampton manager praised his players effort and performance, despite Tottenham leaving Old Trafford empty handed: "The effort was fantastic". "It is not a big problem, only a small issue, but he is not going to play". As well as that, he has had the most shots at goal out of every player in the league (57), has hit the woodwork the most (5), and has the highest amount of man of the match awards (4). Read More »

Bears lose Zach Miller to gruesome leg injury on negated touchdown

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Rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky floated up a well-thrown ball to the endzone, and Miller went up and grabbed it. Miller let go of the ball after he rolled over, nearly certainly due to the injury. He was picked up by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but never saw the field. Like trying to bounce back and continue his career after what appears nearly certainly be at least a season ending injury. Read More »

Ibrahimovic Ready To Share Load With Lukaku

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Manchester United are now second in the Premier League and five points behind leaders Manchester City after nine games of the new campaign. The Swede is edging closer to a return from a long-term injury that forced him to undergo surgery earlier this year after a cruciate ligament blow in Man United's UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg against Anderlecht. Read More »

Glenn Murray's goal helps Brighton hold Southampton 1-1

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I'm happy with that because Sofiane I think in the last two or three games is playing well, even when he came from the bench. Chris Hughton takes charge of his 100th Premier League match on Sunday. Forster seemed a little slow to get across to the ball but Pellegrino defended his keeper. "That's football. From the outside every action looks simple, but from the inside every action is completely different". Read More »

Davey Martinez is Nationals' pick for manager

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Fox reporter Ken Rosenthal reported Friday the Cubs' bench coach was the front-runner for the position, but an unusual source said Friday afternoon it's already a done deal. He began his coaching career in 2008 with the Rays, then followed manager Joe Maddon from Tampa to the Cubs in 2015, where he and Maddon won a World Series together last season. Read More »