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Sports Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner dies aged 91
Author: 0 Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner dies aged 91

Often remembered as "a pipe-smoking hedonist who revved up the sexual revolution in the 1950s" he died at his Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. Hugh Hefner reportedly passed away peacefully at 91 years at the Playboy Mansion on September 27.

Sports Ighalo to hit Nigeria for Zambia clash on Friday
Author: 0 Ighalo to hit Nigeria for Zambia clash on Friday

Injuries have meant that 31-year-old Akpeyi has so far played in only one World Cup qualifier , the 3-1 win over Algeria in November 2016. The game is scheduled to take place on Saturday October 7. However, Souru Phatsoane, from Lesotho will be Assistant Referee 2, while Carlos Henriques from South Africa will be the Referee Assessor. You know the core players.

Sports Jelena Ostapenko vs. Garbine Muguruza 2017 Wuhan Open Quarterfinal Pick, Odds, Prediction
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko vs. Garbine Muguruza 2017 Wuhan Open Quarterfinal Pick, Odds, Prediction

After starting 2017 outside the top 200, Barty will be inside the top 30 for the first time in her career next week. Ostapenko also needed three sets to advance, beating eight-seeded Monica Puig of Puerto Ricco 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Sakkari will be looking to see off another French opponent in the form of Garcia in the last four after battling from 2-0 down to take the first set and overcoming a 3-1 deficit in the second to send Cornet packing.

Sports Giroud scores 100th goal for Arsenal in 4-2 win over BATE
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Nearly immediately after that in the ninth minute, Wilshere played a one-two with Giroud to beat three defenders and then square a cross towards Walcott, who after watching Denis Scherbitski save his header, routinely finished the rebound.

Sports Federal Corruption Charges Rock College Basketball
Author: 0 Federal Corruption Charges Rock College Basketball

USC placed Bland on administrative leave Tuesday. The scandal could cost the school its 2013 national championship. Who's accused: Assistant coach Chuck Person . Attorney and the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been investigating criminal influences for over two years. Evans was an assistant at SC from 2012 to 2016.

Sports Dwyane Wade set to join Cavaliers, reunite with LeBron
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Wade recently worked out with James and Rose in California. Dwyane Wade has chose to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers and reunite with LeBron James according to a person familiar with the situation via the Associated Press . Wade hasn't ruled out a return to the Heat, where he won two championships with LeBron James , in the future. The Cavs say new point guard, Isaiah Thomas , won't be back from his hip injury until January but he's optimistic after a mini camp with Cavs ...

Sports Barcelona need Sebastian Coates own goal to defeat Sporting Lisbon
Author: 0 Barcelona need Sebastian Coates own goal to defeat Sporting Lisbon

Substitutes: Paulinho (for Iniesta 79) 6, Andre Gomes (for Sergi Roberto 87) 6, Aleix Vidal (for Suarez 88) 6. Barcelona went into the match having averaged more than three goals per game during their seven-match winning streak, but they found it hard to break down their hosts throughout the first half in Lisbon.

Author: 0 Conte: "I'm happy with Morata, he is Chelsea's number nine"

Under manager Diego Simeone , Atletico had won 18 of their previous 23 Champions League home games, with their only defeat coming against Benfica in September 2015, and had kept clean sheets in 16 of their past19 outings. I saw Atletico's first game against Roma and maybe they deserved to win. In comparison, Los Rojiblancos did not have the ability to rotate their squad much against Sevilla in a tight 2-0 win at the weekend.

Sports Gundogan consoles stricken Manchester City star Mendy
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Manchester City took a "huge step" towards securing qualification to the Champions League knockout phase after Tuesday night's win against Shakhtar Donetsk , according to midfielder Fernandinho. "A lot of credit to what we have done. If anyone said that it's because they do not want to play". Guardiola would repeatedly bemoan the fact that his players would create plenty of chances and fail to take them, and that his team would then concede when the opponents got a rare sight of goal.

Sports D/L method win sees England take ODI series over West Indies
Author: 0 D/L method win sees England take ODI series over West Indies

Victory saw England take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series, with just Friday's finale in Southampton to come. The victory completed a successful summer of cricket for England , which won test and one-day series over both South Africa and West Indies , and a T20 series over the South Africans.

Sports Injuries: Randall Cobb set to play for Packers vs. Bears
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It was win No 15 against Chicago , giving him the most against any one of the 31 opponents he's faced in the NFL . What can the Bears do to defeat their storied rivals in such an important NFC North contest? Historically, Rodgers has shredded the Minnesota Vikings .

Sports Diego Costa´s Atletico return finalised
Author: 0 Diego Costa´s Atletico return finalised

Chelsea were excellent in the first half of the Champions League Group C clash and Eden Hazard hit the post before Antoine Griezmann put the home side ahead with a 40th-minute penalty following David Luiz's needless foul on Lucas. "Let's hope we can control him better tomorrow". Chelsea is the underdog to win at 3.80, whilst Atletico is in the driver's seat at 2.20. "I don't forget that we won together last season".

Sports Floyd Mayweather Unveils Massive Portrait Of Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather Unveils Massive Portrait Of Conor McGregor

The Las Vegas extravaganza, which fell short of expectations as a semi-injured Pacquiao went down on points to Mayweather with a whimper, totalled 4.6million Pay-Per-View buys when the final tally came in. Mayweather received a $100 million check for fighting McGregor, matching his guaranteed payday for fighting Pacquiao. After the victory, Mayweather claimed that the fight was indeed his last, although he initially retired following a decision win over Andre Berto in 2015.

Sports India U-17s commence their training session ahead of FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 India U-17s commence their training session ahead of FIFA World Cup

The team conceded just three goals in the South American qualifier, can you explain about the defence aspect. In Brazil, everybody is looking for titles every time (we take part). "If we can do that by winning competitions, winning trophies, of course it will always be a positive for us", he added. On feelings back home due to difficulty in winning the U-17 World Cup of late? "That's why it's a World Cup of equality", he emphasised.

Sports Netanyahu meets el-Sisi in NY for the first time
Author: 0 Netanyahu meets el-Sisi in NY for the first time

The Egyptian president joined Netanyahu for talks with then USA secretary of state John Kerry hosted by King Abdullah II in the Jordanian city of Aqaba in February 2016, a former U.S. Netanyahu had met earlier with US President Donald Trump. In a briefing to reporters after the meeting with Trump, Netanyahu addressed the peace talks with the Palestinians and said that he has not changed the stance that he publicly expressed during his speech at Bar Ilan University in which he announced that ...

Sports Thousands march in Cape Town to protest state capture
Author: 0 Thousands march in Cape Town to protest state capture

Though the protests were officially against graft broadly, much of the frustration and anger were aimed at Zuma. While the leadership of the ANC in Gauteng have not yet placed their cards on the table about who they will back in December's elective conference, there is clear indication already that with or without President Zuma, the status quo is set to remain.

Sports Ravens' National Anthem Singer Quits
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In a separate Facebook post, Odoms noted that the criticism of players who protest by Ravens fans was the reason he is resigning. The protests came after President Donald Trump criticized National Football League players like former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for taking a knee during the anthem to protest police officers shooting and killing minorities.

Sports Eagles' Carson Wentz will donate to charity chosen by kicker Jake Elliott
Author: 0 Eagles' Carson Wentz will donate to charity chosen by kicker Jake Elliott

Carson Wentz was wearing a microphone for NFL Films during Sunday's dramatic win over the New York Giants , and because of that he may have to put his money where his mouth is. "It's kind of all a blur to me", Elliott admitted of the kick . Wentz has a base salary of about $1.6 million this season, while Elliott's is near the league minimum at $465,000.