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It's a problem that LaVar Ball who said on CNN "Why are we talking about this with all these political matters going on in the world?" actually sounds more Presidential than the President. "Do I think the president helped?" There's a lot of other things that's going on. Donald Trump's game is LaVar Ball's game. Mr. Trump exploded on social media over the weekend after hearing of the elder Ball's reactions to his diplomatic efforts.
  • Next up, Jamaal Williams: Packers keep going through running backs

    Next up, Jamaal Williams: Packers keep going through running backs

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    While the overall picture wasn't a masterpiece, Hundley's two throws to Davante Adams late in the game certainly denote progress from the third-year quarterback. "Total confidence change, I think, (from) the way he started in the season", McCarthy said. Widely praised for his 4-yard gain on fourth-and-1 in the fourth quarter, Williams said afterward he should've kept his head up and tried to score.
  • Italy out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup!

    Italy out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup!

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    Gianluigi Buffon suggests that he has retired from global football following Italy's failure to qualify for the 2018 Russia World Cup . The hosts, who enjoyed 75 percent of possession, had shots cleared off the line, others stopped by Olsen and penalty appeals turned down as they pressed desperately for a goal.
  • Rodriguez key at both ends as Switzerland reaches World Cup

    Rodriguez key at both ends as Switzerland reaches World Cup

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    He almost forced extra time with a header, but Ricardo Rodriguez came up with a heroic clearance to seal Switzerland's place in the World Cup . "We will take it match by match, opponent by opponent and we're not setting any limits". "We are a good team, I think we are a better team than Northern Ireland , and tomorrow with all the fans and all the support we have here, we want to make them proud and we want to qualify for Russian Federation".
  • Wilshere 'out of position as No.10' - Southgate

    Wilshere 'out of position as No.10' - Southgate

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    Wilshere has won 34 caps for England, including in the 2014 World Cup, but has not featured for Southgate's side since they were eliminated from the 2016 European Championships. "I want to be playing for my country", he said . Wilshere has impressed in the Europa League to help Arsenal make an unbeaten start to their first campaign in Europe's second tier competition with three victories and one stalemate.
  • SBI net slips 38 per cent on higher provisioning

    SBI net slips 38 per cent on higher provisioning

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    SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar, who was named to his position just last month, has said tackling of bad loans would be a key priority, although the bank will not shy away from growth opportunities. The Rs. 8,400-crore SBI Life Insurance's IPO was oversubscribed 3.58 times during the offer period from September 20-22. Hence, annualised slippage ratio declined to 1.85 percent versus 5.38 percent QoQ, he added.
  • Olympian Aly Raisman Claims Gymnastics Physician Sexually Assaulted Her At 15

    Olympian Aly Raisman Claims Gymnastics Physician Sexually Assaulted Her At 15

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    Raisman, part of the American team which claimed the team title at last year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, made the admission in an interview on CBS' 60 Minutes programme, due to be broadcast on Sunday (November 12). Maroney revealed allegations in a tweet on October 18, in which she included the hashtag #MeToo. Raisman has been an outspoken advocate for survivors of sexual abuse.
  • Solo accuses former FIFA President Blatter of grabbing her

    Solo accuses former FIFA President Blatter of grabbing her

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    Soccer star Hope Solo alleged in a recent interview that former Federation Internationale de Football Association president Sepp Blatter sexually assault her as she was about to present an award. Silence will not change the world! "They could, for example, have tighter shorts. That decision was taken to create a more female aesthetic, so why not do it in fashion?" Blatter is already serving a ban from Federation Internationale de Football Association after he was ousted for a variety of ...
  • NCAA Reports Rise in Black Athletes' Graduation Rate

    NCAA Reports Rise in Black Athletes' Graduation Rate

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    The NCAA developed the GSR to account for student-athletes not tracked by the federal graduation rate, which includes transfers into UConn and student-athletes who transferred from UConn in good academic standing. The current GSR score is calculated from the four entering classes from 2007-2008 through 2010-11. The Wildcats score of 85 percent is the second-highest among CAA Football programs.
  • Written-off tight end could be latest Patriots steal

    Written-off tight end could be latest Patriots steal

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    Depending on his health, he missed the Packers Week 9 game against the Lions due to "injury", Bennett should slide seamlessly back into the Patriots offense. He added that Bennett "disputes the notion that he hid anything" in terms of an injury. Last month, Bennett, on Instagram wrote, "After conversations with my family I'm pretty sure these next eight games will be the conclusion of my National Football League career".
  • What Luis Suarez Has Said About Philippe Coutinho Wanting To Join Barcelona

    What Luis Suarez Has Said About Philippe Coutinho Wanting To Join Barcelona

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    The reports come in just days after Coutinho's agent Kia Joorabchian was spotted speaking to PSG Sporting director Antero Henrique. "I've spoken with Coutinho because I have a good relationship with him", Suarez said. Nevertheless, a move to Barcelona in January from Liverpool continues to be mooted by the Catalan press. Though they remain in the market for the player with another bid possible.
  • Rockies 3B Arenado grabs 5th consecutive Gold Glove

    Rockies 3B Arenado grabs 5th consecutive Gold Glove

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    Indians players were shut out Tuesday when results of the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced. Catcher Salvador Perez was up for his fifth straight award, but the voters chose the Angels' Martin Maldonado , who was in his first full season as a team's starting catcher.
  • Axed David Luiz watches Chelsea win from stands

    Axed David Luiz watches Chelsea win from stands

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    A Facebook post David Luiz produced four years back has resurfaced following recent events. "Thank you and all my fans". But The Guardian report that Conte will permit Luiz to return to full training with the rest of the first team squad who are not involved in internationals on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Jacinda Ardern: 'Hard to ignore human face of Manus Island crisis'

    Jacinda Ardern: 'Hard to ignore human face of Manus Island crisis'

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    They refuse to move to alternative accommodation in the nearby Lorengau community, citing safety fears. There have been reports that men at the camp have been digging holes to find drinking water, with the United Nations calling the situation "a humanitarian emergency unfolding".
  • The Giants Gave Up A Touchdown On Third And 33

    The Giants Gave Up A Touchdown On Third And 33

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    Goff threw a pass for a touchdown to Tyler Higbee on the play. The Rams, after a series of bad penalties, faced a 3rd-and-33 play from their own 48. Goff completed 14 of 22 attempts for 311 yards, four touchdowns and zero interceptions and completed passes to eight different targets. But as always, here are five takeaways from the Rams most recent win against the Giants to help earn their fifth win in six games.
  • John Wall Will Miss Wizards-Raptors Due To His Shoulder Injury

    John Wall Will Miss Wizards-Raptors Due To His Shoulder Injury

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    While speaking to reporters after the game, Wall admitted "he shouldn't have been out there" after colliding with Cavs forward Channing Frye in the second half, but he kept playing anyway. The Wizards (4-4) have lost four of their past five games. He is returning from sports hernia surgery performed September 22 and also had to serve a one-game suspension before he could resume playing.
  • Prosecutors begin appeal against Pistorius sentence

    Prosecutors begin appeal against Pistorius sentence

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    In the new appeal at the Supreme Court of Appeal, the prosecutors are demanding a longer sentence for the Olympian. . State prosecutor Andrea Johnson argued high court judge Thokozile Masipa did not take into account the brutality of the crime, and the fact that he armed himself with a high calibre weapon and ammunition which was created to "mushroom on striking a soft target such as human flesh".
  • Ezekiel Elliott will be allowed to play for Cowboys against Chiefs

    Ezekiel Elliott will be allowed to play for Cowboys against Chiefs

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    Court of Appeals was only in place through Sunday. "That's not who I am". Ezekiel Elliott has a strong explanation for why he continues to fight his suspension at every turn. A panel of federal judges will convene next week to hear Elliott's request for an injunction that overturns Judge Katherine Failla's ruling from Monday.
  • The shocking injury that nearly left Cazorla without a foot

    The shocking injury that nearly left Cazorla without a foot

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    He spoke to Marca's Lorena Gonzalez and explained how his career nearly came to an end: " If you get to walk again with your son in the garden, be satisfied, they told me ". "The medical professionals told me it was OK, the problem was that it did not heal and the wounds would reopen, and become infected", said Cazorla, before going on to explain how he sought a long-term solution to the problem in England but failed to do so and so chose to visit a specialist in Spain who outlined to ...
  • DiGiorno trolls Papa John's after pizza company's CEO slammed the NFL

    DiGiorno trolls Papa John's after pizza company's CEO slammed the NFL

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    Schnatter lost $70 million, which Forbes described as " Papa John Loses Dough", after his company's stock took a dive over bad sales numbers this week. The NFL has lost fan support , jeopardized advertisers and spent the season getting blitzed by the media. Schnatter came under fire in 2012 for saying that the Affordable Care Act could be "lose-lose" for Papa John's franchisees and employees.
  • Chris Hughton: 'Brighton & Hove Albion tried to sign Tammy Abraham in summer'

    Chris Hughton: 'Brighton & Hove Albion tried to sign Tammy Abraham in summer'

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    He is joined in the squad by fellow untested players Ruben Loftus-Cheek, another who left Chelsea in the summer after joining Crystal Palace , and Liverpool defender Joe Gomez. But there was no room for Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling , Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere or the Liverpool pair of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Daniel Sturridge .
  • Gareth Southgate sends serious warning after high-profile axings

    Gareth Southgate sends serious warning after high-profile axings

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    England manager Gareth Southgate has been full of praise for Liverpool defender Joe Gomez after selecting the youngster in the senior England squad , according to a report on the Telegraph . " Jack Wilshere can really show us what he can do tonight", said the wonderfully lilting Welsh voice of John Hartson as Wilshere slalomed past two Red Star Belgrade players.
  • Patriots sign former 49ers QB Hoyer after Garoppolo trade

    Patriots sign former 49ers QB Hoyer after Garoppolo trade

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    Damien Woody floated out a history refresher after the New England Patriots traded Jimmy Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers for a second-round pick. New England fans, known for their measured perspective on sports, took the news well. "He's got obviously some years in our system and our terminology", McDaniels said .
  • Papa John's CEO Blames the National Football League for Losing Money

    Papa John's CEO Blames the National Football League for Losing Money

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    The flap has even drawn tweets from President Donald Trump, who called for owners to fire or bench players who refuse to stand during "The Star-Spangled Banner". The NFL did not respond to the Washington Post's request for comment. The chain is one of many sponsors for the league. Papa John's could have a valid argument here.
  • Jack Wilshere is ready for England recall, says Wenger

    Jack Wilshere is ready for England recall, says Wenger

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    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has backed Jack Wilshere to earn a place in Gareth Southgate 's squad for England's upcoming friendlies. Wilshere's current deal expires next summer, and Wenger said at the start of the season that the injury-plagued player has to prove his fitness and consistency in order to get an extension.