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Paul Pierce says Warriors 'choked' after 3-1 lead to Cavs

Paul Pierce says Warriors 'choked' after 3-1 lead to Cavs

After all, the west is absolutely stacked. So that's got to be our only focus, to win the Western Conference. During the preseason , the future Hall of Famer directly criticized Kevin Durant for joining the Golden State Warriors , and now, in an appearance on HBO's Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons , he offered a blunt assessment of what happened in last year's NBA Finals. Read More

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Cowboys: 5 Takeaways from Week 8 Win Over Eagles

Cowboys: 5 Takeaways from Week 8 Win Over Eagles

The Eagles? Not a bad team, but perhaps their defense isn't as good as it looked like two weeks ago, and Carson Wentz is going through rookie struggles, which was to be expected at one point. "The guys we have are the guys we have". The Giants are ranked 17th in total defense and 10th in scoring defense, both are vast improvements over last season. Read More

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Jimmie Johnson Punches Ticket to the Championship Race

Johnson said on Friday he has been trying to avoid thoughts of a possible seventh title that would tie him for the all-time lead with icons Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt. Wolfe said the front of the driver's convertible was "smashed up" from striking the pedestrians, who were lined up near a helipad where autograph-seekers gather in hopes of getting signatures from departing drivers after the race. Read More

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Erik Sviatchenko: Rangers have not narrowed gap to Celtic

Erik Sviatchenko: Rangers have not narrowed gap to Celtic

We've already had one meeting between the two teams this season and after the 5-1 drubbing Brendan Rodgers' men dished out to Mark Warburton's side, revenge will be on the agenda on Sunday. But I need to move on. "They will hope that their game plan trumps Celtic's this time". Saints beat Rangers in the League Cup last season but Wright insisted: "It doesn't matter what happened a year ago". Read More

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Jose Mourinho: Man Utd manager sent to the stands in Burnley match

The José Mourinho Era at Old Trafford has not met expectations in the early on, as Man U are winless against the cream of the Premier League crop this season (1-2 to Manchester City, 0-0 to Liverpool, 0-4 to Chelsea). "Today there are no words". "I think the spirit is really good in the team", said midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who scored both goals in the 2-0 win over Reading. Read More

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Kraigg Brathwaite leads West Indies fightback in third Pakistan test

Kraigg Brathwaite leads West Indies fightback in third Pakistan test

He became the fifth West Indies batsman to achieve the feat. Pakistan may make one change with either pacer Imran Khan or Wahab Riaz coming in for Sohail Khan. the match starts at 11:00 am PST. Azhar and Sarfraz dug in to see out the remainder of the day, although the latter received a let-off on nine when he fended a Gabriel bouncer to slip, only for a no-ball to be called. Read More

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Man City need perfection to beat Barca, says Guardiola

Man City need perfection to beat Barca, says Guardiola

Ten versus 11 against Barcelona is nearly impossible. "Sometimes (they were) unfair and last time it was from a mistake, but at that level it's impossible to achieve your targets (without discipline)". "Every manager, every trainer has his plans". Let us know in the comments section below. But football is unpredictable. "Hopefully tomorrow he can score goals and we can win the match". Read More

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Didier Drogba confirms he will miss Impact's playoff game

Getting that goal at the hour mark and holding on for a 1-0 win really changed the complexion of this tie. Montreal was starting a trio of central midfielders all age 30 or older. Having developed an understanding with instrumental playmaker Ignacio Piatti , Mancosu offered intelligent runs up top and stretched the opposition in a way Drogba never could. Read More

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Raiders hopes remaining in Florida helps extend road success

Raiders hopes remaining in Florida helps extend road success

Will Derek Carr and the Raiders capture their sixth win of the season? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost to the Oakland Raiders in one of the weirdest games I've ever seen. Wide receiver Mike Evans , a 6-foot-5, 231-pound mismatch, had just four catches for 59 yards even with Smith out. The Buccaneers responded well, with another Jameis Winston touchdown pass to Cameron Brate. Read More

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Tanak rallies but Ogier still in control

Tanak rallies but Ogier still in control

World champion Sebastien Ogier kept his Volkswagen ahead of the field at the Rally of Britain on Saturday (Oct 29) as he seeks a sixth win of the season. "He was fast, very consistent and didn't make any mistakes so it was a tough victory to get". If Meeke was struggling, it was a disastrous day for team-mate Craig Breen . Read More

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Nick Foles: Foles throws pair of TDs in relief of Smith

As important as it was, it loses its impact if they can't find a way to follow it up with another win. The Chiefs must repeat that performance again on Sunday to win at Indy. "I won't get as much coverage my way, " he said. "I can't wait to have (Moncrief) out there, have his excitement out there making plays". "Just never really got it right". Read More

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All Blacks not happy with 18 in a row - Read

We had to dig deep. "I'm not asking them to agree with it". Hodge has been super impressive since making his global debut earlier this season and Australian defence coach Nathan Grey said playing the 22-year-old at No.12 in a powerful Stirling Mortlock-like midfield role made flawless sense. Read More

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Vincent Kompany's head not ready for Manchester City return yet - Guardiola

Vincent Kompany's head not ready for Manchester City return yet - Guardiola

Guardiola said the Argentine would be back in time for Wednesday's League Cup fourth round match against Manchester United, although the hamstrung Sagna will be out for at least another two weeks. I spoke to Sergio about that, he was so understanding. City will be without right-back Pablo Zabaleta, who suffered a knock against Barca, today, while fellow defender Bacary Sagna remains out with a hamstring injury. Read More

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Owner, players stick behind Jaguars coach Bradley after rough start

But despite falling to 2-5 in a bad division and looking both unprepared and uninterested for the majority of the game, and despite owner Shad Khan sitting with the team earlier in the week to wonder why his team, which he saw spend big in free agency this year, just isn't getting wins, Khan reportedly has made a decision to stand pat when it comes to head coach Gus Bradley. Read More

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