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Sport Irving plans long-term stay with Celtics
Author: 0 Irving plans long-term stay with Celtics

Charania also reports Irving has told Boston's front office he's committed, long-term, to the Celtics. There has been much chatter concerning this forthcoming free agency class in the National Basketball Association. "Even if I ever try to think about that thought of going elsewhere, it would be like 'what are you thinking?" Consider rumors of Kyrie Irving's exit from Boston officially deceased.

Sport Donald Trump in Minnesota: Sen. Al Franken Folded 'Like A Wet Rag'
Author: 0 Donald Trump in Minnesota: Sen. Al Franken Folded 'Like A Wet Rag'

Franken resigned after several women accusing him of groping or forcibly kissing them. Tina Smith , who was appointed in Franken's place, would never vote for a wall on the Southern border and would vote for higher taxes. The poll comes as GOP leaders and lawmakers advance Kavanaugh's confirmation process; potentially holding a full vote on the Supreme Court nominee as early as Saturday morning.

Sport Álvaro Morata's victor can kick-start his season, says Maurizio Sarri
Author: 0 Álvaro Morata's victor can kick-start his season, says Maurizio Sarri

An emotional Alvaro Morata ended his recent goal drought to secure a 1-0 win for Chelsea against Vidi, as Arsenal cruised to a 3-0 victory away to Qarabag. His performances have helped Chelsea enjoy an unbeaten start to their Premier League and Europa League campaigns. Chelsea are still yet to lose in any competitions this season, and Sarri has rotated very little in the Premier League, using less than half of his 28-man squad in the games so far.

Sport Just In Time For Julian Edelman, Patriots Improve Third-Down Efficiency
Author: 0 Just In Time For Julian Edelman, Patriots Improve Third-Down Efficiency

And as we know, the mystique of the Patriots slot receiver pre-dates the Pro Football Focus era with players such as Troy Brown and Deion Branch dominating in that role in the early part of the Patriots dynasty. He's yet to throw for 300 yards in an outing, and the Patriots offense is 22nd in the league in passing yards per game. Edelman had a career-high 1,106 receiving yards in the 2016 regular season, hauling in 98 receptions and three touchdowns.

Sport Prithvi Shaw becomes Indias youngest debut century-maker
Author: 0 Prithvi Shaw becomes Indias youngest debut century-maker

Shaw got to his ton but Pujara fell for 86. India captain Virat Kohli and Windies' stand in skipper Kraigg Braithwaite. India lost a wicket in the very first over but then Pujara and Shaw scored 206 for the second wicket. Shami reaches for the ball outside off and it sails over the second slip. Rahul was gone for a golden duck when Caribbean pacer Shannon Gabriel trapped the Indian opener in front of the wickets.

Sport Hamilton criticized the track in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Hamilton criticized the track in Russian Federation

That is, in fact, what happened, as Hamilton has a 306 to 256 lead over Vettel in the driver standings . I think every one of us was facing this struggle between our head and our heart on Sunday. "You can see that we've pulled a small qualifying advantage to Ferrari in recent races and we're hoping that we can carry that through to the remaining races this year".

Sport Prithvi becomes youngest Indian to score 100 on Test debut
Author: 0 Prithvi becomes youngest Indian to score 100 on Test debut

However, with all said and done, it is time for on-field action. India's pace spearhead Ishant Sharma also misses the two-Test series due to injury issues. Also, if India goes with two spinners, it will be a toss-up between R Ashwin, R Jadeja, and K Yadav. "The West Indies have been playing good cricket in their backyard over the past few months and their showing has been appreciable".

Sport Manfred: No timetable on finishing Addison Russell investigation
Author: 0 Manfred: No timetable on finishing Addison Russell investigation

But as the temperature in Chicago suddenly rose 25 degrees overnight, the heat shifted to team president Theo Epstein and ownership for the next step in addressing the young shortstop's career with the Cubs , in the face of the stark reality created by Wednesday's announced suspension.

Sport Champions League - 2 October 2018
Author: 0 Champions League - 2 October 2018

They scored five of Liverpool's seven goals in those games, with Salah and Firmino also scoring in the second leg of the Champions League quarterfinals that Liverpool also won en route to reaching the final. Zabaleta spent a season playing under Guardiola at City before leaving for the Hammers last summer. This week they get a team that has failed to get off to a good start in the Bundesliga losing three of their first six matches.

Sport Unai Emery sends message to Arsenal fans about Alex Iwobi
Author: 0 Unai Emery sends message to Arsenal fans about Alex Iwobi

Contract talks with the player have recently broke down, with Unai Emery and Arsenal apparently unwilling to match the his wage demands. We need more control, we need to continue improving with possession and our positioning. Yet, by the 83rd minute, they were two down as the footballing gods smiled most favourably upon Arsenal . Both teams charged into action in the first half, creating a string of chances at each end.

Author: 0 Ronaldo left off Portugal squad for upcoming matches

National team coach Fernando Santos has opted not to pick the Juventus forward, who is at the center of rape allegations after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2009. The lawsuit claims Ms Mayorga was coerced into signing a $375,000 (£332,000) out-of-court settlement with Ronaldo in 2010. Mayorga first told the German publication Der Spiegel about the night in 2009 she says Ronaldo raped her.

Sport Three things we learned: Tottenham v. Barcelona
Author: 0 Three things we learned: Tottenham v. Barcelona

I'm happy with the work of all the players. And I'm not saying that because he plays for my team. Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho pressed Tottenham's shaky back line early and they never stopped. In the second half. Messi has made a strong start to the season with 10 goals in all competitions, including five in LaLiga and as many in the Champions League.

Sport Manchester United charged by UEFA for late arrival
Author: 0 Manchester United charged by UEFA for late arrival

Chances were rare against Valencia and so one notable moment was seen as the team huddle by Man United before kick-off, something which is rare for the team. "When you walk out on that pitch, you're playing for your pride, your're playing for your family, your city, whatever it might be". "Every player in the shirt should be putting in effort and showing desire, even if you don't get the result".

Sport Barcelona hold off Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium
Author: 0 Barcelona hold off Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium

Luis Suarez threatened again for Barca two minutes later with an angled shot that went wide of the far post after Messi played him in on the right, before Coutinho drove at goal shortly afterwards and fired straight at Lloris from 20 yards out.

Sport Steve Bruce sacked by Aston Villa
Author: 0 Steve Bruce sacked by Aston Villa

Managerless Aston Villa now sit in the bottom half of the Sky Bet Championship table after winning just three of their opening 11 matches under former boss Bruce. Kevin MacDonald, Villa's under-23 manager, has... Villa was Bruce's ninth different role since starting his managerial career as player-boss at Sheffield United in July 1998.

Sport Patrick Mahomes sparks Chiefs comeback in win over Broncos
Author: 0 Patrick Mahomes sparks Chiefs comeback in win over Broncos

Denver starter Case Keenum has struggled, leading a sluggish offense plagued by turnovers and penalties. That gave Keenum a chance for some last-ditch heroics of the sort he demonstrated during Denver's week two W against the Oakland Raiders .

Sport Liverpool fans attacked ahead of Napoli Champions League tie
Author: 0 Liverpool fans attacked ahead of Napoli Champions League tie

However, Sturridge has impressed so far this season, netting the opening goal in the Reds' 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain last month, and has said that he enjoys playing under the manager's new set-up. In charge of Borussia Dortmund five years ago, he was sent off less than half an hour in after an angry outburst to the fourth official that he admitted was "pathetic" afterwards.

Sport Rockies win NL Wild Card thriller
Author: 0 Rockies win NL Wild Card thriller

In the bottom half, Terrance Gore acted as if he was hit by a tight pitch leading off and ran to first before being ordered back to the box. The Rockies aren't ending a nine-year postseason drought. After Lester walked Charlie Blackmon on five pitches, DJ LeMahieu belted a ground-rule double into the ivy in left-center, sending Blackmon to third.

Sport Fans are fuming after Manchester United draw against Valencia
Author: 0 Fans are fuming after Manchester United draw against Valencia

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho insists whilst former player Paul Scholes can say what he wants about their 0-0 draw with Valencia , he doesn't want to hear it. Valencia have one point from their opening two Uefa Champions League games, United have four. Jose Mourinho has been accused of trying to get himself sacked at Manchester United by ex-Reds defender Rio Ferdinand.

Sport Nigeria Loses Narrowly to Canada, Finishes Eighth
Author: 0 Nigeria Loses Narrowly to Canada, Finishes Eighth

It's medal day at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. Diana Taurasi scored 26 points, including hitting five 3-pointers, to help the USA beat Belgium 93-77 in the semifinals of the Women's Basketball World Cup. The steady progress of women's basketball in Nigeria and the above moderate performance of Nigeria's D'Tigress have not gone unnoticed by FIBA president, Horacio Muratore.

Sport Cubs set for NL Central tiebreaker
Author: 0 Cubs set for NL Central tiebreaker

This team has responded all year", said Anthony Rizzo , who homered for Chicago's run. The Milwaukee Brewers celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs in the National League Central division tiebreaker game at Wrigley Field. A sizable portion of Milwaukee fans in the crowd of 38,450 chanted "Let's go Brewers!" "We've got a lot of playoff experience in this locker room and I think that's kind of what we have to pull on", Hamels said Monday.

Sport Ilkay Gundogan Starts - Manchester City Team vs Hoffenheim Confirmed
Author: 0 Ilkay Gundogan Starts - Manchester City Team vs Hoffenheim Confirmed

Yet that was little compared to the frustration Guardiola felt when Laporte allowed Belfodil through after under-hitting a back pass. Guardiola felt it was another major learning experience for his side, who had looked as if they could be frustrated and deprived of a win they deserved when denied a clear-cut second-half penalty.

Sport Scholes 'surprised' Mourinho remained in job, says manager is 'embarrassing' club
Author: 0 Scholes 'surprised' Mourinho remained in job, says manager is 'embarrassing' club

And Sportsmail this week reported that Mourinho is barely on speaking terms with Valencia after he failed to attend last week's Carabao Cup defeat by Derby - which appears increasingly accurate given Valencia's actions on Instagram. It is a very hard group, yes. His next longest reign came with three complete seasons, at Real Madrid, whom he left after failing to deliver the then-required La Decima - a 10th Champions League trophy.

Sport Dodgers clinch sixth straight NL West title
Author: 0 Dodgers clinch sixth straight NL West title

Los Angeles now hosts Atlanta in the best-of-five NL Division Series beginning Thursday. Kenly Jansen gave up more than double the amount of home runs this year (13) than last year (6). The Rockies will travel to Los Angeles for a tie-breaker game on Monday. But with the starting pitching and lineup as devastating as it is, there's a risky team in Los Angeles, one that's hungrier than ever.

Sport Lloris back to face Barcelona but quartet ruled out for Tottenham
Author: 0 Lloris back to face Barcelona but quartet ruled out for Tottenham

England captain Kane has been the Premier League's top scorer for two of the last three seasons and won the Golden Boot at the World Cup in Russian Federation. In his autobiography, Pochettino documented how Ernesto Valverde, the current Barcelona manager, dropped the former central defender when he took over at Espanyol, believing he was too influential in the dressing room.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Some Manchester United players 'lack technical quality'

The Portugese was speaking after the Red Devils' 0-0 Champions League draw with Valencia at Old Trafford, the latest uninspired performance in what's been a poor start to the campaign. "The performance was that bad". "He's coming out in press conferences constantly having a go at players, having a go at the people above for not getting what he wants".

Sport Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash

Manchester United lost the game 3-1 at London Stadium after another poor showing. The fallout from the result has been toxic, with supporters now nearly universally behind the notion that Mourinho should be sacked by the club. "The manager isn't on the pitch, is he?" Midfielder Scott McTominay was deployed in a less familiar back three while Eric Bailly, a centre back signed for about NZ$60million two years ago for Mourinho's first season, was left on the bench.

Author: 0 Cubs-Brewers Set For National League Tiebreaker

The victor at Wrigley Field gets a spot in the division series and home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs. That line is just as true over ten years later as Major League Baseball has created a ideal storm of two tiebreaking games to determine the winners of the NL Central and West divisions, the results of which will also decide the NL Wild Card game participants.

Sport A Look At Some Ridiculous Stats By 2018 Red Sox
Author: 0 A Look At Some Ridiculous Stats By 2018 Red Sox

If not, no worries. "But we're going to feel good with whoever's out there". If they don't win the World Series, will it be a failure? The wild-card victor opens its best-of-five matchup Friday at Fenway Park. Let's put Betts' batting title in perspective. He is the first AL player to lead the majors in both batting average and extra-base hits since Mickey Mantle in 1956.

Sport Alexis Sanchez left fuming with Jose Mourinho after being dropped
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez left fuming with Jose Mourinho after being dropped

The Mill mentions all this because the Sun says Zinedine Zidane has called Mourinho to reassure the Portuguese that he is not lobbying for his job, through letters or any other medium. "Sarri is giving us a lot of happiness to play football", Luiz told ChelseaTV. Former Chelsea forward Sturridge's 50th league goal for Liverpool came in the 89th minute and ensured the Reds remained undefeated in the league ahead of next weekend's clash with Premier League champions Manchester City.

Sport Mourinho confident his job at Manchester United is not under threat
Author: 0 Mourinho confident his job at Manchester United is not under threat

The match is the first of two consecutive Champions League home games for United with Juventus visiting Old Trafford on 23 October. That the Chilean was deemed not good enough to make Jose Mourinho's 18-man squad for such a shambolic display at the London Stadium speaks volumes for Sanchez's slide since joining United in January.