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Lovren cools talk of Liverpool's title chances

Fine move from Liverpool in the 81st minute, slick inter-passing and penetrating movement, frees Milner up the left and he stands up a cross to the near post. As every game passes, the 2-0 defeat at Burnley last month is looking more and more likely an anomaly - next weekend's clash with Hull City at Anfield is a great chance to further prove that is the case.

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Dead, 6 Injured Near College Campus in Illinois Following 2 Related Shootings

Our #uiuc campus community is a strong one, and our thoughts are with the victims, their families & others affected. The Champaign Police Department believes an argument occurred at an apartment party on the 300 block of E. Police believe the two shootings in the eastern IL city of Champaign may be related. The victims were not involved in the fight, according to cops.

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Perfect Manchester City eclipse United again

Since Farhad Moshiri took over Everton Football Club back in February, he has already signed Maarten Stekelenburg and Idirissa Gueye, making this third possible transfer another worldwide step for the team in the run up to the Premier League.

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Blue Devils get their kick, defeat Irish (1-3) on road

Kizer was 3-5 on the drive for 63 yards. Not many thought the Irish were legitimate title contenders, but even fewer thought they would perform this poorly. Duke was happy about upsetting Notre Dame . Kizer should have no problem leading this ND offense past Duke for a cover. Dalton Banks passed for 297 yards and two touchdowns to lead Cornell (2-0) over Yale (0-2) at Ithaca, New York.

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Wadley scores on 26-yard run to lead Iowa over Rutgers

The 25th-ranked Hawkeyes coughed up a fourth-quarter lead and fell 23-21 against FCS heavyweight North Dakota State last Saturday as they managed just 231 total yards, including 34 on the ground with a makeshift offensive line. They gave us a couple of hard looks, but I thought overall we had control of the game. Ferentz expects them back. Oden rushed nine times for 55 yards against Howard but did not attempt a pass, as offensive coordinator Drew Mehringer said he needed development with the ...

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Rory McIlroy finishes on high after up and down round

He was just three shots behind the lead but in the midst of making a mess of the eighth hole when he chose to pull the pin as back spasms continued to plague him. "I still get nervous on the 1st tee every time", said Johnson, who can claim the $10 million FedEx Cup prize simply by winning this weekend. Rory McIlroy and Paul Casey also played the round of 68.

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Chase Utley Fails And Recovers All In One Miraculous Play

Grandal had four hits Thursday and missed out on the triple he needed for the cycle because his fourth hit cleared the wall in center field for a grand slam. Carlos Gonzalez lined into an unassisted double play at first base, where DJ LeMahieu was doubled off to end the inning. And in yet another bit of good news, the winning rally came off a left-handed pitcher, Rockies reliever Boone Logan , who gave up four runs.

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New Zealand will expect the worst in India

New Zealand won just two matches in India . In an interaction at the Express Adda, Sharma had supported the decision to produce turning tracks for South Africa previous year but had said it was a horses-for-courses policy, and would likely be ditched against New Zealand .

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Matz heading to New York, could return to rotation Friday

A 3-for-34 slide has left him with a.180 batting average, four homers and 11 RBIs in 38 games with NY. Matz could rejoin the rotation later this week. Rookies Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman have helped offset those losses, however, combining to go 6-4 with a 2.62 ERA. Mets manager Terry Collins said Matz wouldn't be expected to go very deep into a game whenever he returns, possibly limited to no more than 50 pitches.

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Dates announced for Olympic and Paralympic celebrations

The ParalympicsGB team is due to fly home on Tuesday and is likely to receive a rapturous welcome from family and friends when the athletes arrive in the UK. Once more, it was China that dominated overall, with nearly 100 medals more than its nearest rival, Britain, which held a comfortable second place.

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Randy Gregory reportedly gives up appeal, out until at least Week 16

Gregory already is serving a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy handed down in February, and will now miss 10 additional games. Both defensive ends DeMarcus Lawrence and Randy Gregory received four-game suspensions to start the 2016 regular season. Just before the start of the 2016 season, it was erroneously reported that Gregory had successfully won the appeal of his 10-game suspension.

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Wenger rates Arsenal performance at Nottingham Forest 'complete'

The Denmark worldwide scored just twice in his final full season at the Emirates Stadium either side of loan spells at Sunderland and Juventus. He made his debut for the Gunners in 2005 and only left two years ago after loan spells at Sunderland and Juventus.

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Joy and sadness in Rio 2016 Paralympics closing ceremony

Philip Craven, the International Paralympic Committee president, called the tragedy "truly heart-breaking". Referring to the political instability and deep recession weighing down Brazil as it put on South America's first Olympics in August and then the Paralympics, he conceded that it had been "a mission of many doubts".

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McCrory activates emergency team to monitor fuel needs

The company website states that Colonial Pipeline transports more than 105 million gallons per day. On top of these weekly and monthly savings, drivers in two central states continue to pay some of the cheapest gas prices in the country with Missouri ($1.97) and Oklahoma ($2.03) both featured in the top 10 cheapest state averages.

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Big games on tap Saturday

OR (plus-3) at Nebraska: Although they've only been an official member for the Big Ten for five years, the Cornhuskers earned a lifetime conference appointment after protesting that Oregon's up-tempo offense shouldn't be permitted to run 10 offensive plays in eight seconds.

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David Weir's Rio misery complete after early marathon withdrawal

Wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley was gunning for marathon gold at his final Paralympics and Australia's wheelchair rugby team was taking on the U.S. in the gold medal match. A Belarussian official was expelled after he violated Paralympic rules against political protests by waving a Russian flag during his team's parade in the opening ceremony.

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Everton 3-1 Middlesbrough: Boro no match for Toffees

Despite Everton finally wrestling back control of the game, it was their opponents who edged in front 21 minutes in when, in controversial circumstances, a cross from the left looked to be headed home by Alvaro Negredo from five yards out.

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Gundogan boost for Pep's high-flying City in Premier League

Manchester City in Wednesday's 4-0 win against Borussia Monchengladbach. The report claimed that the Spanish boss has told the German side he wants Mahmoud Dahoud, Thorgan Hazard and Andreas Christensen. We will see and talk to the doctors. "We had for the weather conditions one day more, for our regeneration after the Manchester United game, and now we have one day less for our regeneration, but it is what it is".

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Man City thrashes Bournemouth 4-0 for 5th straight EPL win

The Chile worldwide scored a goal in each half to inspire Arsenal's third straight league win, four days after grabbing a late equalizer in a 1-1 draw against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League . It was some Premier League debut for Islam Slimani. The Algeria striker was making his league debut after his £28 million (US$36.4 million) transfer from Sporting Lisbon.

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2016 paralympics: Nigeria leads Africa's medal haul

Richard Whitehead of Britain celebrates after winning the men's 200m T42 final of athletics event at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , Sept. Ejike began her campaign at the Riocentro Pavillion 2 on Sunday with a successful attempt at 136.0kg, which was a new Paralympic Record (PR) and World Record (WR).

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Rio Paralympics: Team Nigeria grabs two more gold medals

Pascoe now has a total of 13 Paralympic medals to her name, including the honor of collecting New Zealand's 200th Paralympic medal with her silver just two days ago. The four of James Fox, Pam Relph, Dan Brown and Grace Clough shouted and punched the air as the Paralympics squad looked to repeat the success on the water than their Olympic colleagues had achieved.

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Malaysian Paralympic contingent ready for action in Rio: CDM

When the Brazilian team came out in flower-patterned jackets, led by a storming contingent of athletes in wheelchairs, the legendary football stadium roared in delirium. Fireworks, musical arrangements, dances and teams marching into the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, marked the commencement of the 2016 Paralympics.

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Tottenham beats Stoke 4-0 as Kane gets off the mark

It was a brilliant performance from Spurs and a needed one after a ropey start to the new campaign. "We want and we expect top performances in every game - to play well, score goals - and that is hard". When you come out of your technical arena, it's not allowed, sometimes you forget that. "The first season is hard for every player but today he had an opportunity to show his quality, which is important for us and important for him".

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Playing at Wembley could hinder Tottenham - Lineker

We feel good at White Hart Lane because it's our home and we need to feel good at Wembley. "It's a pleasure to come here every day and I enjoy seeing everyone, it's like playing football with your mates". But while the fans have had more chance to buy tickets, Wembley's pitch is significantly bigger than Tottenham's usual home turf, a potential problem as Mauricio Pochettino's players try to stick to their usual high pressing game.

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Leicester star: Foxes can replicate Nottingham Forest with Champions League glory

Spurs, meanwhile, host Monaco. "I told him that I would nutmeg him during the game!". "But I'm not sure football fans would ever allow that to happen". The Argentinian is the most expensive new signing by a team in the Champions League this season. Such odds make Brugge worth chancing. The last time Arsenal won a knock-out round in the Champions League was 2010 against Porto.

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Wawrinka beats Nishikori, faces Djokovic in US Open final

Tennis Channel recaps the action at the U.S. Open, where Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka will meet in a major for the seventh time. Even after going four draining sets, Djokovic will have a significant advantage over his opponent in the final, either No.

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Jets fall to Bengals in opener on late field goal

We discussed a lot of topics on episode No. 7 of The Orange and Black Insider, ranging from headlines outside of the world of the Bengals, as well as previewing the team's season opener against the Jets. For New York, a declaration that 2015's 10-win season wasn't an outlier for an underperforming team. They're 0-3 against the Giants and 2-12 against the Jets, dropping their past nine.

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Yasiel Puig: Puig claimed on waivers by an unknown club

Yasiel Puig has not donned a Los Angeles Dodgers uniform since July and he may not again. Puig is hitting.260 with seven homers and 34 RBIs in the majors this season, a dip from his career averages. "Outside of that, we're still trying to figure out what is best for Yasiel", Roberts said. Puig has done well with Triple-A Oklahoma City, hitting.369/.414/.631 with four home runs in 18 games, but his demotion had much more to do with his work ethic than anything.

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Chiefs RB Charles likely to miss opener

Spencer Ware is the likely starter with Charcandrick West and Knile Davis also available. It's not necessarily easy, but it can be done. The pass rushers of the Chargers hope this offensive line is as leaky as last year's when the front five gave up 45 sacks on the season.

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US Open 2016: France's Pouille upsets Nadal to reach quarter-finals

Open tennis tournament , Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, in NY. During the changeover after the third game, a trainer examined and taped up the ankle during a medical timeout. In the 2009 U.S. Open semifinals, Williams was angered by the same type of call: a foot fault that resulted in a double-fault; in that instance, it set up match point for her opponent, Kim Clijsters.