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However, referee Jerome Garces went to the TMO to check for a possible offside during Lawes' block. Under Jones, Japan stunned South Africa in the pool stages of the 2015 World Cup and, although they have not scaled anything close to similar heights since, the Australian says England will treat them in exactly the same way they would approach a test against a tier one nation.
  • The thoroughbred family behind Cup victor

    The thoroughbred family behind Cup victor

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    After watching video of Kerrin McEvoy galloping Cross Counter a week ago Appleby knew Sheikh Mohammed's first Cup victor was on track. Charlie Fellowes thinks Dr Koukash won't get the opportunity to strip, playing down Magic Circle's win in the Chester race over the English trainer's Cup contender A Prince of Arran.
  • No need for alarm bells - Ronaldo calls for Juve calm

    No need for alarm bells - Ronaldo calls for Juve calm

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    After United's 1-0 loss to Juventus at home two weeks ago, he responded to the goading of the Italian fans by holding up three fingers toward them, denoting the treble of titles - Champions League, Serie A and Italian Cup - he won with Inter in the 2009-10 season.
  • Champions League: Three takeaways from Real Madrid’s rout of Viktoria Plzen

    Champions League: Three takeaways from Real Madrid’s rout of Viktoria Plzen

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    Real Madrid took the last contest between the two, winning 2-1 thanks to goals from Karim Benzema and Marcelo. An unmarked Benzema notched his second goal in the 37th minute with a redirected header assisted by Gareth Bale to give Real a 3-0 lead and Benzema returned the favour minutes later when he flicked on a cross for Bale to sweep home a volley.
  • Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard listed as questionable vs. Kings

    Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard listed as questionable vs. Kings

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    The Jazz also lost a player during the game: Joe Ingles dislocated a finger in the fourth quarter. They have four consecutive wins and in their last game they won on the road against the Jazz with a 124-111 score, beating the odds. Sure, it's convenient to point out various explanations/excuses depending on your perspective after the 121-107 loss. Point guard Kyle Lowry tallied 17 points and dished out 11 assists, while Pascal Siakam chipped in 16 points along with seven rebounds.
  • Chargers win fifth straight after dispatching Seahawks

    Chargers win fifth straight after dispatching Seahawks

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    I feel like, us as a group, we just have to do better. The Chargers defense stepped up as well to lay out the quarterback four times. Frankly, neither of the Seahawks units rose to the challenge either, until the final minutes that is. Let's dive into the top stories to keep an eye on as the Chargers and Seahawks try and keep their momentum going. After all, if the Seahawks aren't opening holes in the ground game it stands to reason they might be giving up overwhelming pass pressure as well.
  • Yadier Molina wins 9th Gold Glove

    Yadier Molina wins 9th Gold Glove

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    Oakland, Colorado and Arizona each had two Gold Glove winners in the infield. Astros players Alex Bregman and Martin Maldonado were also finalists for Gold Glove Awards. CT on November 8th. Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed, Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte and Braves right fielder Nick Markakis also won in the NL.
  • Messi in Barcelona squad to face Inter Milan despite fractured arm

    Messi in Barcelona squad to face Inter Milan despite fractured arm

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    As a result, the visitors may go unchanged in this one but let's take a look at their likely eleven for the match. But wins, in any form, can not be overlooked. Valverde said of not including the Argentinian in his matchday 18: "We didn't want to take a risk with Leo. Of course it's necessary to get Messi back as soon as possible".
  • India vs West Indies, 1st T20I

    India vs West Indies, 1st T20I

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    Shai Hope, who wasn't in the T20I squad in the first place, filled in for the injured Andre Russell . When is India vs West Indies 2018, 1st T20 Match? Thomas devoured Shikhar Dhawan, the other opener, with another thunderbolt and then skipper Carlos Brathwaite struck twice to jolt the hosts.
  • 3 truths Lakers will learn about LeBron James

    3 truths Lakers will learn about LeBron James

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    By time the third quarter was over, the Lakers had outscored the Trail Blazers 32-16 on almost 60 percent shooting in the quarter to take an 88-73 lead into the fourth. The Lakers are 3-5 entering the weekend. I can coach them with my eyes closed. On the same day that LeBron sung McGee's praises as a Defensive Player of the Year candidate , McGee delivered with 12 points, six blocks and nine rebounds.
  • Chelsea vs Crystal Palace predictions and match preview

    Chelsea vs Crystal Palace predictions and match preview

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    Sarri's unbeaten start goes on and aside from the momentum that brings, there is a real calmness to Chelsea's belief that they can win regardless of the match situation. Palace should welcome Wilfried Zaha back in to the side after he recovered from a minor shoulder problem that kept him out of the League Cup defeat to Middlesbrough.
  • Demaryius Thomas talks trade rumors after Broncos loss

    Demaryius Thomas talks trade rumors after Broncos loss

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    Another reason for fans to be okay about Thomas going to New England? The Broncos shipped their longest-tenured player to the Houston Texans , just hours before the trade deadline. Sutton leads the Broncos wide receivers with a 19.1 yards-per-catch average and has already proven himself to be a hard matchup for opposing defensive backs, especially in contested-pass situations.
  • Patriots Unsuccessfully Tried To Trade For Demaryius Thomas Ahead Of Deadline

    Patriots Unsuccessfully Tried To Trade For Demaryius Thomas Ahead Of Deadline

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    According to Mike Klis of 9News in Denver , the Eagles, Patriots and Titans all made offers, but ultimately he was shipped to Houston in exchange for a 2019 fourth-round pick and the teams will swap seventh-rounders. He has dealt with hamstring injuries, including one this season that caused him to miss a game. The Texans have also had trouble keeping rookie receiver Keke Coutee on the field.
  • Federer reaches semi-finals after being stretched by Simon

    Federer reaches semi-finals after being stretched by Simon

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    The 37-year-old was unable to control his emotions after the straight-set win over qualifier Marius Copil in the final of the ATP 500 tournament. World number three Federer fought back to 5-5, then saved a set point in the 12th game before winning 7-1 in the tiebreak.
  • Leicester leave it late to salvage point against 10-man West Ham

    Leicester leave it late to salvage point against 10-man West Ham

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    The match ended on a sour note with Leicester's Daniel Amartey being carried off on a stretcher, needing oxygen after appearing to get his studs caught in the turf. "Until the final whistle you never know what will be the score". It suggests that there is still a bit of a mentality problem at the London Stadium , but at least Pellegrini can take heart from the fact that they're scoring goals to take leads in the first place.
  • Everton’s Marco Silva accuses Anthony Martial of diving for penalty

    Everton’s Marco Silva accuses Anthony Martial of diving for penalty

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    Lukaku has not scored for his club since September 15 and manager Jose Mourinho has taken the decision to leave him out of the team to face his former club. Everton were livid that Idrissa Gueye was judged to have tripped Martial as he darted into the area after 27 minutes although, in truth, they could consider themselves fortunate that then midfielder was not sent off, having picked up a yellow card five minutes earlier.