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Sports Pep Guardiola says Barcelona should not have played amid referendum violence
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola says Barcelona should not have played amid referendum violence

Barca tried to have the game postponed but were told by La Liga that there were no grounds to do so in the interests of safety. "Today the UD Las Palmas pays a visit to an unprecedented date for our country, the day that the Catalan government set for a referendum outside the Spanish legal framework, with the force that has the global echo of everything that happens in the Camp Nou", Las Palmas said in a statement.

Sports Paul Dunne Holds Off Rory McIlroy To Win The British Masters
Author: 0 Paul Dunne Holds Off Rory McIlroy To Win The British Masters

Former world No1 Rory McIlroy produced some of his best golf of a hard year but it was not enough to prevent Ireland's Paul Dunne from winning a first European Tour title at the British Masters . I'm not going to complain. "I'd not really got off to a good start the last couple of days, so to be three under through six - it was nice to get off to a start like that".

Sports Fan poll: Who will be Redskins MVP vs. Chiefs?
Author: 0 Fan poll: Who will be Redskins MVP vs. Chiefs?

With so many challenges being presented by Kansas City , which Redskins player will earn the honor of MVP versus the Chiefs in front of the entire NFL-watching world? The Washington Redskins look for their second road win of the season to build on their 2-1 start.

Sports Formula One: Verstappen hails 'unbelievable' auto after win
Author: 0 Formula One: Verstappen hails 'unbelievable' auto after win

Hamilton seemed nearly certain to significantly extend his lead at the top of the championship, but a combination of his own lack of pace and Vettel's relentless charge into the top four reduced the impact of the qualifying no-show. Malaysia are yet to be beaten at Suzuka in F1's current turbo era, with Hamilton winning in 2014-2015 and Nico Rosberg previous year. "We should have won today but we didn't have the pace".

Sports Antonio Conte Gives Alvaro Morata Injury Update
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Gives Alvaro Morata Injury Update

A frustrating half for Chelsea got even worse with 10 minutes remaining until half time when Morata was forced to limp off, and Conte notably selected Willian as his replacement ahead of Wednesday's Champions League hero Michy Batshuayi .

Sports No rest yet for red-hot Lukaku, says Mourinho
Author: 0 No rest yet for red-hot Lukaku, says Mourinho

The "it was only CSKA Moscow " cynics will dismiss this latest United victory as little more than a mismatch that does little to prove Mourinho has built a trophy challenging team, yet this was not a one-off. He has got off to a good start. "The big tests for Lukaku will come in the big games". United struggled for goals last season and were overly reliant on Zlatan Ibrahimovic to deliver the goods, though he often missed some big chances despite a highly respectable final tally of 28 for ...

Sports EPL: Liverpool 1-1 Newcastle United at St James' Park
Author: 0 EPL: Liverpool 1-1 Newcastle United at St James' Park

England striker Daniel Sturridge has scored seven goals in seven starts against Newcastle . "I wouldn't say it was comfortable but we made it as easy as we could", Iwobi said. "(Manchester) United had around £50million more every year, but people said I had to compete against them every year. We are still confident. "He demands standards, he is not afraid to ask questions and is a reminder that leadership is always an important quality".

Sports Romelu Lukaku equals Manchester United record with goal vs Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku equals Manchester United record with goal vs Crystal Palace

The Belgian striker has been in red-hot form for United, scoring 10 times in nine appearances, while playing 90 minutes in each of those matches. Success in the EFL Cup and Europa League confirmed that this serial victor was still capable of bringing success to a club even in a season littered with unforeseen obstacles, but this now looks like a Mourinho team beginning to click into top gear.

Sports Stars Play-by-Play Announcer Dave Strader Dies
Author: 0 Stars Play-by-Play Announcer Dave Strader Dies

He was part of NBC's broadcast team during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the 2006 Winter Games in Torino, Italy. Strader joined the Stars in the 2015-16 season, but received his cancer diagnosis following that season. That game, of course, featured the Red Wings and Blackhawks, so it was a thrill to hear The Voice here in Detroit again. "Everyone who knew him, and everyone who was able to listen to him call games, is saddened to learn about the passing of Dave Strader ", Stars ...

Sports MENCS: Kyle Busch King of the Monster at Dover
Author: 0 MENCS: Kyle Busch King of the Monster at Dover

I anticipated them being cuss words, and they were. But the son of a NASCAR Hall of Fame driver simply could not find his way out of a thicket of traffic and Kyle Busch was ready to pounce. Afterward, Gordon approached Newman on pit road and made an offhanded remark that Newman had cost Elliott the win. Newman , who finished a lap down in 13th, was one of the drivers that held up Elliott down the stretch and contributed to his collapse.

Sports Violence erupts as Catalans vote on a referendum for independence from Spain
Author: 0 Violence erupts as Catalans vote on a referendum for independence from Spain

Ahead of the vote, United Nations human rights experts had cautioned Spain not to "violate fundamental individual rights" by blocking the Catalan government's referendum . Catalonia's regional president, Carles Puigdemont , responded to the tweet , saying "thank you very much. for you commitment against violence and for your call for political dialogue".

Sports Ancelotti sacked by Bayern Munich, replacement pending
Author: 0 Ancelotti sacked by Bayern Munich, replacement pending

Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked by Bayern Munich following their 3-0 Champions League defeat at the hands of Paris St Germain. It is reported Ancelotti will be summoned to explain his selection and tactics to president Uli Hoeness and chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge in the wake of the damaging defeat to the Ligue 1 side.

Sports Second director resigns over Las Palmas chaos and Catalonia vote
Author: 0 Second director resigns over Las Palmas chaos and Catalonia vote

Pique was also critical of the Spanish government and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy for their handling of the referendum. But when the club's request was rejected by the Madrid-based Liga de Futbol Profesional, Barca took the remarkable step of playing the top-flight fixture in an empty Nou Camp - winning 3-0.

Sports Doug Baldwin (groin) to 'try' playing for Seahawks on Sunday night
Author: 0 Doug Baldwin (groin) to 'try' playing for Seahawks on Sunday night

Two series later, they erupted again as J.D. McKissic's 30-yard touchdown run capped a 75-yard drive that put the Seahawks up 25-18. The Colts' run defense had been a major strength through the first three weeks, but the Seahawks ran wild for 194 yards on 5.9 yards per carry on Sunday night.

Sports NFL Week Four Match Up: 49ers at Cardinals
Author: 0 NFL Week Four Match Up: 49ers at Cardinals

If Jones picks up at least one sack against the 49ers, he would extend his streak of games with at least one to six games, which dates back to last season. "He's the best I've ever seen and I've seen some really good ones", Palmer said of Fitzgerald, who until the TD grab had only caught three passes for 13 yards in the game.

Sports Weather forces women's open into fifth day
Author: 0 Weather forces women's open into fifth day

Play was halted due to unplayable course conditions following heavy rains in the area. After three weather delays on Sunday due to heavy rain and unsafe conditions, play was finally called at 5:16 pm, local time. It was always going to be the one who handled the mentality testing wind and rain best that would likely prevail, and so it was that Henderson was that person, collecting her fifth LPGA title in the process.

Sports Texas Students Kicked Off Football Team After Protesting During National Anthem
Author: 0 Texas Students Kicked Off Football Team After Protesting During National Anthem

Their U.S. Marine Corps veteran coach didn't like this so much, as he said they had an agreement before the game that the national anthem was not the right place to protest. "That just doesn't fly and they knew that", he told the paper. I don't have a problem with you protesting. Mitchem said he supported the pair and their protest, but not the method or place.

Sports He will deal with them: Hazard ready for Man City - Conte
Author: 0 He will deal with them: Hazard ready for Man City - Conte

Wayne Bridge admits that he has been impressed by Alvaro Morata's fast start to life at Chelsea following his move from Real Madrid in the summer. It's important to understand when there is the room to travel, to go to see a game or other situations. "When you have good players it's more simple to find this link, to find this combination, to play together very well", Conte said.

Sports Ahmed Hegazi features in West Bromwich Albion's draw with Watford
Author: 0 Ahmed Hegazi features in West Bromwich Albion's draw with Watford

He was put clear by an excellent through ball from Grzegorz Krychowiak and Rondon barged his past Christian Kabasele. "If he plays the player then the ball stays still". Watford fans were left baffled by Marco Silva's decision to drop Andre Gray. The 22-year-old, who joined Watford from Chelsea during the summer on a permanent deal for around £5.5m, was obviously keeping tabs on his new side's fairing during their Premier League clash from his hospital bed, and seemed delighted that the ...