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Alex Smith carted off with leg injury vs. Texans

Alex Smith carted off with leg injury vs. Texans

Washington coach Jay Gruden later said Smith is out for the year and had broken the tibia and fibula in his right leg. "The defense did a good job and the offense did just enough". Replacement Colt McCoy led a comeback attempt, with a nine-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Reed added to Adrian Peterson's second rushing score, but two Ka'imi Fairbairn field goals saw Houston home 23-21 as Washington kicker Dustin Hopkins came up short on a late 63-yard attempt. Read More

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Roger Federer back in business with easy win at ATP Finals

Roger Federer back in business with easy win at ATP Finals

Meanwhile, world No. 1 Novak Djokovic edged closer to securing a place in the last four of the ATP Finals after defeating Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-1 yesterday. The French veteran felt Federer's reputation meant he was granted his preference to play in the evening session to avoid the blistering Melbourne heat and offered the Swiss' matches at the last two Australian Opens as evidence. Read More

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Jimmy Butler trade: Timberwolves send G to Philadelpia 76ers

Jimmy Butler trade: Timberwolves send G to Philadelpia 76ers

Butler will now team up with young stars Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid , greatly improving the 76ers' perimeter defence and bolstering their chances of a deep playoff run. ESPN later reported that the Wolves would be receiving a pair of players, Robert Covington and Dario Saric from Philadelphia in return. In addition to the deal, the reports claims that Philadelphia and Butler expect to reach a deal on a long-team contract this summer. Read More

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Nemanja Matic backs Jose Mourinho to stop Manchester City

Nemanja Matic backs Jose Mourinho to stop Manchester City

Alexis Sanchez also trained with the group despite picking up a slight knock in Turin. And Mourinho said United are not focusing on the yawning gap between the two clubs in the build-up to Sunday's game. Mourinho cupped his ear towards to Juventus fans, who had been insulting him for the majority of the match, after his side snatched a late victory. Read More

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Khachanov revels in 'biggest achievement' after Djokovic upset

Khachanov revels in 'biggest achievement' after Djokovic upset

It means Djokovic will contest his fourth final in a row after a stunning run of form in the latter half of 2018 and now leads Federer 25-22 in career head-to-head. "It was a spectacular match", Djokovic told Sky Sports . View FedEx ATP Head2Head for the following match-up at the Rolex Paris Masters and vote for the players you think will win! This year, he won the Kremlin Cup and Marseille tournament in France. Read More

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Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots: 5 matchups to watch

Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots: 5 matchups to watch

The Bills are turning back to turnover-prone Nathan Peterman, who's starting with rookie Josh Allen ruled out with a sprained elbow and Derek Anderson dealing with a concussion. So the rookie punter went about his business in punting five times for a net average of 42.0 yards in a strong performance against the Patriots . Take Green Bay to win against the spread. Read More

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Boston Red Sox stars celebrate ninth World Series title

Boston Red Sox stars celebrate ninth World Series title

Led by World Series MVP Steve Pearce (two homers) and postseason beast (it's true!) David Price , the Red Sox clinched their fourth World Series in 15 years. Though some fans were enjoying their first championship parade, many others, like 23-year-old Derek Safford, were veterans. Scott Alexander inherited a runner from Hill, who had issued a leadoff walk to Xander Bogaerts . Read More

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Marcus Rashford helps Manchester United make 2-1 comeback against Bournemouth

Marcus Rashford helps Manchester United make 2-1 comeback against Bournemouth

Paul Pogba 6 - An average performance from Pogba turned into a good showing in the second half as he grew into the game . "We were defensively terrible". The rebuild required since Alex Ferguson's retirement remains a steady, ongoing process, but if their rediscovery of the resilience that gave them so many points late on in games under Ferguson becomes a regular feature it will ensure they maintain their present momentum. Read More

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Texans acquire WR Thomas from Broncos

Texans acquire WR Thomas from Broncos

Also, the move frees up the Broncos to give younger wide receivers, like rookies Courtland Sutton and DaeSean Hamilton and first-year player Tim Patrick. The five-time Pro Bowl selection ranks high on several franchise lists, including No. 2 for most receiving touchdowns and receiving yards. What Thomas' trade means for Emmanuel Sanders is he is undoubtedly the No. Read More

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Vettel Praying for 2018 Baku Encore for Red Bull

Vettel Praying for 2018 Baku Encore for Red Bull

Hamilton is now just two titles away from Schumacher's record of seven championships and 20 wins away from the German's record of 91 grand prix victories. "I need him at his best to fight him again". My fans have been wonderful, my family have been so supportive, but most importantly Mercedes and my team, they have been the most incredible unit. Read More

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Pochettino reflects on early successes against Guardiola

Pochettino reflects on early successes against Guardiola

Before the daunting task of facing Manchester City at Wembley on Monday, it was intriguing to hear the former Argentina defender's assessment of the campaign. "We have a lot of focus and you know very well when you are competing with sides, like we are in Champions League and Premier League, the most important thing is to fight in the same conditions as others". Read More

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Chelsea coach charged with improper conduct

Chelsea coach charged with improper conduct

His strike was his 50th goal for English clubs - Liverpool and Chelsea - in just 83 games in all competitions. The Manchester United manager reacted furiously to Ianni's goading after Maurizio Sarri's second assistant coach celebrated provocatively in front of the Portuguese after Ross Barkley's 96th minute equaliser. Read More

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Maurizio Sarri admits Chelsea in wrong while José Mourinho accepts apology

Maurizio Sarri admits Chelsea in wrong while José Mourinho accepts apology

Ross Barkley's injury-time goal salvaged a point for Chelsea , protecting their unbeaten record under Maurizio Sarri . "I did not get respect back from Chelsea [fans] but that is not my responsibility", he said. "We were the best team on the pitch". Chelsea's slick passing game gave way to long-ball hoofing tactics while José Mourinho's United stepped up a gear and Martial scored again on the break in the 74th. Read More

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