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Sports Luol Deng returns to Lakers as they host Nuggets
Author: 0 Luol Deng returns to Lakers as they host Nuggets

Denver showed flashes of potential on the defensive end of the floor in their opening night win in Golden State where they held the high-flying Warriors attack to just 40.2 percent shooting, but tonight, in the Nuggets' 113-107 win over the Lakers, Denver displayed their new-found defensive identity for almost the full 48 minutes - one that's likely going to determine just how high they can climb in the competitive Western Conference this season.

Sports NBA Makes Drastic Changes To All-Star Game Format
Author: 0 NBA Makes Drastic Changes To All-Star Game Format

The process of selecting All-Stars remains the same. The 10 starters - two guards and three frontcourt players per conference - will continue to be chosen by a combination of fans (50 percent of the vote), current players (25 percent) and basketball media (25 percent).

Sports Giants say Odell Beckham (finger, ankle) is 'sore'
Author: 0 Giants say Odell Beckham (finger, ankle) is 'sore'

Odell Beckham Jr . had a two-point conversion taken away in the fourth quarter when he was flagged for illegal touching after going out of bounds and then being the first one to touch it inbounds. But he also said his teammates need to do a better job of holding on to the ball. "And when things aren't going well you have to dot your I's and cross your T's and you have to play fundamentally sound football".

Sports Is Hue Jackson's time with the Cleveland Browns running out?
Author: 0 Is Hue Jackson's time with the Cleveland Browns running out?

The Bengals have beaten them six straight times - four straight times in Cleveland . "The guys are playing together", Cleveland coach Hue Jackson told reporters. It's possible that the Browns will also make some sort of move at wide receiver, though maybe the expected return of Sammie Coates from a two-game injury absence will be the only change at that spot.

Sports Usain Bolt misses out on IAAF athlete of the year shortlist
Author: 0 Usain Bolt misses out on IAAF athlete of the year shortlist

The IAAF announced ten men and ten women nominees, chosen by an worldwide panel of athletics experts composed of representatives from all six continental areas of the IAAF. Individual graphics for each nominee will be posted on the IAAF's Facebook and Twitter profiles later this week. "The IAAF Council's vote will count for 50% of the result, while the IAAF Family's votes and the public votes will each count for 25% of the final result", a statement from the IAAF read.

Sports Butch Jones, Tennessee searching for answers after embarrassing loss to Georgia
Author: 0 Butch Jones, Tennessee searching for answers after embarrassing loss to Georgia

The Volunteers fell behind Georgia 24-0 at halftime, and trailed 31-0 heading into the fourth quarter. Deandre Baker and Dominick Sanders collected interceptions in the 31-3 rout of Mississippi State on September 23 in Athens. "The talent and depth we have on our defense shows that we can lock down inside and play to our strengths", cornerback Tyrique McGhee said. Not focusing on ultimate goals, or what the media and fans are saying.

Sports Gurley, Rams continue strong start, rally past Cowboys 35-30
Author: 0 Gurley, Rams continue strong start, rally past Cowboys 35-30

The Rams have been better than people think and if they can get Gurley going here and keep the clock ticking I think the Rams can keep this close . Goff was sacked 26 times in just seven games. But what they do have is an opportunistic defense. Last week they surrendered 84 yards and two touchdowns to Carlos Hyde and the week before, every Redskins running back that touched the ball gained about six yards a pop.

Sports Virgil van Dijk: Southampton defender hints at January exit
Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk: Southampton defender hints at January exit

Van Dijk told Fox Sports: "I have no regrets". "Of course, I wanted to go one step up, but eventually Southampton did not want to let me go. Halfway through the season, maybe we can see what's possible ". Liverpool have only won three of their last 10 matches, conceding 16 goals in the process. Virgil Van Dijk has attempted 71 passes in the Premier League this season.

Sports How to Watch, Live-Stream Redskins Vs. Chiefs
Author: 0 How to Watch, Live-Stream Redskins Vs. Chiefs

Butker, who was signed off of Carolina's practice squad after last week's game due to an injury to Cairo Santos , missed his first field goal attempt, but ended up making three kicks from 26, 32 and the victor from 43. Keep an eye out for Chiefs' new kicker Harrison Butker . And he was one of just three players who recorded at least 150 total yards and three touchdowns.

Sports England set-up much stronger under Southgate - Rashford
Author: 0 England set-up much stronger under Southgate - Rashford

The final rounds of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup take place between October 5 and October 10. It's the end product of everything that you ever want to do and you can do it for us. Celtic winger Scott Sinclair is not part of the current England squad. "There's not much time to find that identify but we're doing our best to do it, and go to Russian Federation with a plan and try to win the tournament".

Author: 0 Did he have to pull his shirt off? - Klopp wanted Liverpool penalty

Newcastle host Liverpool today in a classic Premier League fixture that has a history of producing plenty of fireworks. Joel Matip , tracking Joselu , slid into challenge him, and the ball rebounded off his shin and into the net to cancel out Philippe Countinho's stunning opening goal.

Sports Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N president
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N president

PML-N leader Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry submitted Sharif's papers for party president in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) while no one other candidate from the party contested the election. Incensed by the government move, opposition parties had torn up copies of the bill after it was moved by Law Minister Zahid Hamid in Parliament on Monday.

Sports Marouane Fellaini quietly showing worth for star-studded United
Author: 0 Marouane Fellaini quietly showing worth for star-studded United

But that has not affected Matic's performances with the ex-Benfica man having played every minute of United's Premier League and Champions League campaigns, a nine-game run in which they have prevailed eight times. Mourinho suggested Fellaini was benefiting from his management more than he had done under his predecessors at Old Trafford. We gave Michael Carrick a contract because we think he is a good player.

Sports #1 Alabama Rolls Through Ole Miss
Author: 0 #1 Alabama Rolls Through Ole Miss

When the Rebels upset the third-ranked Tide 23-17 in Oxford, Mississippi, in front of pop star Katy Perry, it was big news. A little more than a third of the way through the regular season, it remains to be seen whether Alabama will be able to keep up this pace.

Sports Ancelotti: 'Esonero? Non commento. Fermo per i prossimi 10 mesi'
Author: 0 Ancelotti: 'Esonero? Non commento. Fermo per i prossimi 10 mesi'

Carlo Ancelotti non ha intenzione di tornare in panchina in questa stagione. "Quindi non ci saranno altre squadre". "Questo e' il potere del calcio"' esclama Ancelotti , ammirato dalla visione dei bambini che si lanciano con foga sulla palla per fare bella impressione sull'ospite.

Sports Rio Ferdinand Boxing Aspirations Clarified By The Ex-Soccer Player
Author: 0 Rio Ferdinand Boxing Aspirations Clarified By The Ex-Soccer Player

Initially when he announced the news at a press conference with gambling company Betfair sponsoring the adventure, Ferdinand illustrated at the time that he was looking to capture a belt as a pro boxer. I improve every season. Another pro boxer who has offered to help out Ferdinand is current IBO middleweight champ Chris Eubank Jnr . He added: "Ten years?" "Maybe I'll do boxing - just like you".

Sports Forward
Author: 0 Forward "Manchester United" in three months has risen to 55 million

A police statement after Lukaku's arrest said: "On July 2, 2017, at approximately 8:00 PM, Beverly Hills Police Department officers arrested a 24-year-old male subject by the name of Romelu Lukaku Bolingoli". After the worldwide break, United face a critical run of fixtures with Premier League clashes with Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea as well as a Champions League double header against Benfica.

Sports Luis Severino gives Yankees confidence for wild-card game
Author: 0 Luis Severino gives Yankees confidence for wild-card game

NY won an AL-high 51 games at home this year and have won 20 of their last 28 games going into the postseason , giving them extra confidence. NY will roll out budding ace Luis Severino to win their Wild Card matchup with the Minnesota Twins , and could not be sending out a hotter pitcher.

Sports Nacho Monreal goal helps Arsenal overcome Brighton and Hove
Author: 0 Nacho Monreal goal helps Arsenal overcome Brighton and Hove

Albion striker Tomer Hemed was serving the first of a three-game suspension, so Izzy Brown started up front and the youngster went close with a header from Pascal Gross's free-kick. From there, the team reacted. "So we've responded in a united way and put some good wins together and some good performances as well". Arsenal , without a league title since 2004, extended its unbeaten run in all competitions to seven matches to move up to fifth in the standings.

Sports Mourinho 'Highly Confident' Of Signing Mesut Ozil
Author: 0 Mourinho 'Highly Confident' Of Signing Mesut Ozil

Arsenal received little interest from across Europe for Ozil last summer with clubs unwilling to pay big given that he's out of contract in 2018. Fans of the club also aren't overly excited by the prospect of him moving to Old Trafford, which is possibly understandable given United's impressive form and Ozil losing his way at Arsenal .