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Top-seeded Roger Federer had to work for it, but he ultimately beat Frenchman Gilles Simon on Friday to advance to the semifinals at the Swiss Indoors Basel in Switzerland. "I'm starting to really get to understand the conditions and it was consistent, my most consistent match by far". He will be the third seed in Paris and has a bye into round two, where he will face Croatia's world number six Marin Cilic .
  • Frustrated Ricciardo 'punches hole in wall' after US retirement

    Frustrated Ricciardo 'punches hole in wall' after US retirement

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    But since then, Daniel Ricciardo's year has morphed into a proper annus horribilis - and that's something that's troubling the Australian as he prepares for his final three races as a Red Bull driver, following his retirement from the United States Grand Prix .
  • Heat rekindle talks for Jimmy Butler after refusal of Rockets offer

    Heat rekindle talks for Jimmy Butler after refusal of Rockets offer

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    Meanwhile, the Rockets are 1-3 to begin the campaign and will be without Harden for at least the next two games because of a hamstring injury. Miami is hellbent on remaining active in trade talks despite a month's worth of disagreements with the Wolves' front office and their steep asking price for Butler .
  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek happy with life under Maurizio Sarri

    Ruben Loftus-Cheek happy with life under Maurizio Sarri

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    Chelsea have won all three matches in Group L as they will be traveling to the Eastern European nation to take on the Belorussian side in a return leg in two weeks. It's a little problem and I don't know how to solve it", he said. Sarri is looking for a more regular goal threat from his midfield, and Chelsea captain Gary Cahill said he was pleased to see Loftus-Cheek show he is ready to meet the need.
  • LeBron James claims first Los Angeles Lakers victory

    LeBron James claims first Los Angeles Lakers victory

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    He also talks about getting his first triple-double as a Laker and jokes about what would have happened if the Lakers lost another game, "If we didn't get this win tonight, they probably would have taken us off national televised games". It follows three straight defeats for the Lakers to start the season after James, 33, joined from the Cleveland Cavaliers in the summer. Bryant watched the Lakers erase an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit with a 15-2 blitz in just over three minutes.
  • Cardiff captain Sean Morrison hopes Liverpool win Premier League

    Cardiff captain Sean Morrison hopes Liverpool win Premier League

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    Salah hit the half century on his 65th appearance for Liverpool with two goals in the convincing Champions League defeat of Red Star Belgrade . Liverpool doubled the lead right before half-time when Salah scored his first on the night with a strike to the near post, set up once again by Shaqiri on a quick tap from just outside of the box.
  • Broncos backup QB Chad Kelly arrested in trespassing case

    Broncos backup QB Chad Kelly arrested in trespassing case

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    A woman was holding her child on the couch inside the home when the man entered uninvited. If Kelly did not have alcohol in his system and was in some random family's living room mumbling incoherently, what are we to deduce from that? Kelly appeared in court Tuesday morning on first-degree trespassing charges.
  • Scores hurt in Rome metro escalator accident

    Scores hurt in Rome metro escalator accident

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    Footage taken by witnesses show the escalator running at an unusually high speed. Seven people were seriously hurt in the accident at the city-centre Repubblica station. The Russian embassy in Italy later said that up to 30 football fans were injured. CSKA Moscow is due to play against AS Roma in the Champions League later on Tuesday and hundreds of its supporters were on the move to reach the Olympic stadium.
  • India vs West Indies - Highlights & Stats

    India vs West Indies - Highlights & Stats

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    The assault came in the form of a magnificent record 246-run second wicket stand between Rohit and Kohli, which pulled the innings around after debutant fast bowler Oshane Thomas forced Shikhar Dhawan to play on in the second over for four with the score on 10.
  • Purdue burns Ohio State with fake FG, which leads to TD

    Purdue burns Ohio State with fake FG, which leads to TD

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    Without the vertical threat Purdue was otherwise wary of, it played its best defense in the highest-stakes situations, led by Blackmon, who took points off the board twice and made it known that on this day, nothing would come easily for the nation's second-ranked team.
  • Real Madrid vs. Levante - Football Match Report

    Real Madrid vs. Levante - Football Match Report

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    Club president Florentino Perez went down to the dressing room after Saturday's loss to Levante and spoke for 15 minutes with Lopetegui before also speaking to Sergio Ramos who has publicly backed his coach. "But we have done a lot of good things, we have to keep trying". "I am just thinking about lifting them for the important Champions League game on Tuesday [against Viktoria Plzen] where we can turn this dynamic around".
  • Los Angeles Lakers Acknowledge Lack of Chemistry Early On

    Los Angeles Lakers Acknowledge Lack of Chemistry Early On

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    For now, most expect Lakers coach Luke Walton's starting lineup to include young guns Hart and Ingram alongside veterans Rondo, McGee and James. "I think I'm in the situation where I need to have a good balance between work and rest because I came back from injury, because of my age, and the load I'm putting in at training", he said.
  • 2018-19 Season Preview: Boston Celtics

    2018-19 Season Preview: Boston Celtics

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    The contending-for-a-championship part, however, never felt like it was truly in front of him. "It's unique, " said Stevens before his team practice at the Auerbach Arena Sunday afternoon. The chance to be playing - and winning - in June is being embraced. While it might be frustrating at times , expect Stevens to go the conservative route with both players.
  • Australia lost Test series to Pakistan

    Australia lost Test series to Pakistan

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    The way my team played the first match, we nearly won it but couldn't. He described the manner of Australia's dismissals as "very worrying" and suggested the Marsh brothers, Travis Head and allrounder Marnus Labuschange should all be nervous about keeping their spots in the Aussie team.
  • Chelsea injuries, suspensions, line up, and prediction vs Man Utd

    Chelsea injuries, suspensions, line up, and prediction vs Man Utd

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    United have endured a mixed start to the new season. To remain so, the Blues will undoubtedly need Hazard to maintain his superb current form but the shadow of Real Madrid interest still looms large. The supporters will unveil the banner saying "Eden Hazard, we want you to stay". The global break could potentially stall their momentum, and Mourinho said: "I felt that after the match".
  • Sporting world stunned as boxer signs richest deal in history

    Sporting world stunned as boxer signs richest deal in history

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    Floyd Mayweather has taken a break from calling out UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to focus on Oscar De La Hoya and Canelo Alvarez . Now fans can pay significantly less - $9.99 subscription cost per month in the US - to see his fights on DAZN (pronounced Da-Zone). Just a few hours after his Canelo post, Floyd put up a rather embarrassing message aimed at another former opponent, Oscar De La Hoya .
  • Steelers still haven't heard from Bell

    Steelers still haven't heard from Bell

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    Bell can return any time between Monday and the following Monday, Oct. 22 to be eligible to play on October 28 in their rematch against the Browns. Pittsburgh goes into the bye on a two-game winning streak and healthy. That would put him out for almost half the season. Bell hasn't signed his $14.5 million franchise tag while preserving his health for a long-term contract in Pittsburgh or elsewhere.
  • Kershaw ready to go after Dodgers beat Brewers in wild Game 4

    Kershaw ready to go after Dodgers beat Brewers in wild Game 4

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    So if there are teams that would make knee-jerk changes ahead of a do-or-die game - that would turn their lineup over, or ride their best arm until it fell limp - the Brewers are likely not one of them. Then the wait was on. The Brewers tied the game 1-all in the fifth on pinch-hitter Domingo Santana's RBI double that took one hop against the right-field wall with Yasiel Puig scrambling in pursuit.
  • Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd transfer claim made about Aaron Ramsey

    Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd transfer claim made about Aaron Ramsey

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    The Gunners now stand to lose Ramsey on a free transfer if they fail to tie him down to fresh terms or sell him in January. The Italian outlet have ruled out Juventus and Milan making a move, claiming that the Turin giants are likely to move for PSG's Adrien Rabiot while the Rossoneri have moved for Flamengo star Lucas Paquetá.
  • Pakistan vs Australia: Visitors include Peter Siddle in T20I squad

    Pakistan vs Australia: Visitors include Peter Siddle in T20I squad

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    Tim Paine's men were earlier bowled out for just 145, severely diminishing any hopes of winning their first test series in Asia since 2011. Pakistan had tightened its grip in the first Test; however, responsible batting display by Australian Usman Khawaja and Tim Paine in the second innings deprived Pakistan of sealing a Test victory in UAE after two years.
  • Rookie Walker Buehler looks to eat some innings for Dodgers in NLCS

    Rookie Walker Buehler looks to eat some innings for Dodgers in NLCS

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    The Dodgers ended a shutout in the top of the seventh when Cody Bellinger drove in Max Muncy. Chris Taylor reached on a leadoff single before Turner hit a long drive to left off Jeffress, admiring the ball with his bat pointed toward the sky before rounding the bases and participating in several different celebrations with his giddy teammates on his way to the dugout.
  • Zverev qualifies for ATP Finals with quarterfinal win

    Zverev qualifies for ATP Finals with quarterfinal win

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    The 21-year-old fourth seed took his only break opportunity in both sets, hitting 23 winners and only 12 unforced errors in a supreme performance to maintain his 100 per cent record against Edmund. Zverev will play either second-seeded Djokovic or seventh-seeded Kevin Anderson in the semifinals. After the match, Federer admitted he had no answer to Coric's quality on serve.
  • After 1st postseason cycle, Holt returns to Boston’s bench

    After 1st postseason cycle, Holt returns to Boston’s bench

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    With a win, Boston will earn a trip to the American League Champion Series and a date with the reigning World Series champion Houston Astros . At inning's end, Sabathia, a free agent now at age 38, walked slowly off the mound, and if anyone in the stadium took note of the fact it might have been his last appearance here in the pinstripes, they didn't show it.
  • Eagles Called Bills To Get LeSean McCoy Back

    Eagles Called Bills To Get LeSean McCoy Back

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    And now it's possible that he could be reuniting with his old team, as the Eagles reportedly inquired about his services. Another important deadline is October 30, the date by which National Football League teams can make in-season trades.
  • What Pogba Said To Mourinho During Half-Time vs Newcastle

    What Pogba Said To Mourinho During Half-Time vs Newcastle

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    The Portuguese coach has been under serious pressure but his side managed to finally return to winning ways with a thrilling comeback victory over Newcastle United at Old Trafford this weekend. United: "It's tough [at Old Trafford], it has been a tough situation. I said to the players we have be doing better", added Rooney. "I said the same thing when Louis van Gaal was there".
  • Mohamed Salah shortlisted in 30-man roster for the Ballon d’Or

    Mohamed Salah shortlisted in 30-man roster for the Ballon d’Or

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    Premier League duo Roberto Firmino and Eden Hazard are among the nominees for the 2018 Ballon d'Or . Federation Internationale de Football Association split from the Ballon d'Or in 2016 to launch its own set of awards. Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has been included in the list alongside Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero. "The best team in the world surely possesses the best player, right?" The Manchester United midfielder was named on the 30-man shortlist for the ...
  • Tagovailoa stars as No. 1 Alabama routs Arkansas

    Tagovailoa stars as No. 1 Alabama routs Arkansas

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    Tagovailoa finished the game with 334 yards and four touchdowns. "Three of those guys are defensive backs", Saban said . "Drew Lock is an outstanding quarterback", Saban said. You keep seeing numbers like that - he hasn't thrown a pass in the fourth quarter because he hasn't had to. "We just don't have a lot of depth right now".
  • Holt becomes first player to hit for cycle in playoffs

    Holt becomes first player to hit for cycle in playoffs

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    What's more evident is which side will account for more money. But the Red Sox, frequent visitors who clinched the AL East crown at Yankee Stadium just 2½ weeks ago, were hardly intimidated. A night after three of his calls at first base were reversed on video reviews, Angel Hernandez called balls and strikes. "We feel like CC physically is in a good place right now coming off a really good start at the end of the year", said Aaron Boone yesterday.
  • New York Giants vs. Carolina Panthers Week 5 Report

    New York Giants vs. Carolina Panthers Week 5 Report

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    He was 4 for 4 on field goal attempts and has made 35 in a row at home dating back to 2016. The Giants took the lead on a great touchdown catch by Saquon Barkley with about a minute to go, only to have their hearts ripped out by the Panthers as time expired.
  • Alex Cora made the right moves when Red Sox needed it most

    Alex Cora made the right moves when Red Sox needed it most

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    Expanded video review in the major leagues began in 2014. But the Red Sox , frequent visitors who clinched the AL East crown at Yankee Stadium just 2½ weeks ago, were hardly intimidated. Aaron Judge finished 2-for-4 with a first-inning solo home run, a walk and two runs scored in Saturday night's 6-2 win at Boston. Aaron Sanchez finished 2-for-5 with two home runs and four RBIs.