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Chiefs' Smith ruled out, Charles undergoing surgery on knee

Chiefs' Smith ruled out, Charles undergoing surgery on knee

Smith is in his fourth year with the team and the Chiefs have played well while he's been taking snaps for them. Tyler Bray will be the No. 2 quarterback behind Foles. "I think they've done a good job of bringing people in", Reid said . The biggest key for Foles, who's tossed 22 TDs and 20 INTs since the start of the 2014 season, will be protecting the ball like Smith, a prototypical game manager. Read More

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Southampton come back to overcome Inter Milan in the Europa League

Southampton were given the chance to get back into the match on the stroke of half time when they were awarded a penalty, but Tadic saw his spot kick saved by Samir Handanovic. Inter Milan got their only win in the Europa League 2016-17 group stage against Southampton in their first leg fixture in Italy . And the former Lille and Lyon coach admitted: "I have no idea about this subject". Read More

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3 takeaways from Falcons vs. Packers

3 takeaways from Falcons vs. Packers

SACKING THE PACK - Adrian Clayborn had the first multi-sack game of his six-year National Football League career, bringing down Rodgers twice in the second half. Catches by receivers Randall Cobb and Ty Montgomery, who were inactive. But the Packers' solution to several injuries at the running back position, including an ankle surgery for Eddie Lacy and a knee problem for James Starks , has been to not use running backs at all. Read More

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Sadiq Khan opens inquiry into soaring cost of Olympic Stadium

Sadiq Khan opens inquiry into soaring cost of Olympic Stadium

John O'Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: "For too long the details of this shabby deal were kept in secret and lacked proper scrutiny so Sadiq Khan is absolutely right to look again at the case". A "deeply concerned" Khan has ordered a probe into how the conversion of the 2012 Olympic venue has risen from an expected £272m a year ago to £323m, requiring taxpayers to fork out an additional £50m. Read More

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Ben Stokes gives England advantage in fluctuating contest

Surrey spinner Gareth Batty claimed 3-65 in the second innings on his return to the side after an 11-year absence. Gary Ballance is not out on naught at the interval. "It was a really good Test match", he said during the post-match presentations. Shakib trapped Joe Root leg before for one in the next over to take his 150th Test wicket before he had Ben Duckett caught by Mominul Haque at forward short leg for 15. Read More

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England could be scarred by Bangladesh defeat

England could be scarred by Bangladesh defeat

Bangladesh completed a historic win- their first against England- to share the spoils for the series 1-1. Under Virat Kohli India have won their last four Test series, including a 3-0 win in a four-match conTest against South Africa past year and the recent 3-0 whitewash of New Zealand at home. Read More

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Penn State defeats Purdue 62-24

Penn State defeats Purdue 62-24

Penn State defeated Purdue 62-24. Barkley topped 200 yards rushing for the second time in three games, punctuating his day with an 81-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter that gave the Lions a 24-point lead. Penn State came right back to tie it at 14 on McSorley's 38-yard touchdown pass to Godwin with12:33 to play in the first half. Northwestern's defense forced five straight punts in the second, third and fourth quarters. Read More

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Bills bring back Percy Harvin

Bills bring back Percy Harvin

The Buffalo Bills on Tuesday announced the team signed wide receiver Percy Harvin . According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, Harvin will be paid $1 million for the final eight games of the season. Starter Sammy Watkins is on injured reserve with a left foot injury, but is eligible to return later this month. "That whole thing, it was a bunch of frustration, not knowing whether to rehab, whether to go with the doctors up here, whether to listen to my body", Harvin explained Tuesday. Read More

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Moenchengladbach and Celtic draw 1-1 in Champions League

Moenchengladbach and Celtic draw 1-1 in Champions League

Celtic suffered a humbling 7-0 defeat to Barcelona in their opening game, but caused an upset when they held City to a 3-3 draw on September 28, in which they took the lead on three separate occasions. Fabian Johnson then had a narrow miss for Moenchengladbach, which was piling up the pressure. The Parkhead powerhouse sent Sommer the wrong way his spot-kick, much to the delight of the travelling fans - although it could have been even better had substitute Callum McGregor, on for ... Read More

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Ronaldo Deserves To Win 2016 Ballon d'Or - Ferguson

Ronaldo Deserves To Win 2016 Ballon d'Or - Ferguson

Messi now holds the award after inspiring Barcelona to the treble in 2015, with Brazilian Kaka the last footballer to win the prize instead of the Argentine or Ronaldo . The victor of this year's award will be announced on January 7. "His achievements are unbeatable, he has had a marvellous year, winning the Champions League with Real Madrid and captaining Portugal to Euro 2016", Ferguson said. Read More

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Cutler, Howard lead Bears to 20-10 win over Vikings

Cutler, Howard lead Bears to 20-10 win over Vikings

In holding the depleted Vikings offense to 258 total yards - a season best for the Bears defense - they put a stamp on the improvements they've demonstrated through the first half of the season. He converted a third down with a 34-yard reception against Xavier Rhodes and then, with Rhodes out later in the drive, Jeffery took advantage of Trae Waynes for an 11-yard touchdown and 20-3 Bears lead. Read More

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Australia names uncapped Mennie in Test side to face Proteas

There are going to be times when we are going to have to step it up and get a bit nasty. That does not appear the go for Steve Smith's team, which has been accused by some of lacking presence on the field. "So I think I just put that on myself really, to be there for all six Tests and bowling well enough to be selected for all of those Test matches along with the one-day games this summer". Read More

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Timberwolves announce contract extension for Dieng

Timberwolves announce contract extension for Dieng

Well, I think this is a bargain price. In his fourth season, Dieng has emerged as a talented and versatile forward and center. His offensive game has expanded significantly since he entered the league, and he has shown some defensive chops especially in pick-and-roll situations, as well as weakside shot blocking. Read More

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Manchester United's last two home draws 'felt like defeats': Herrera

Manchester United's last two home draws 'felt like defeats': Herrera

Mourinho's assistant, Rui Faria, added to the narrative from the United camp regarding officials when he spoke after the Burnley game and said that it had been "fantastic work by the referee " to send off Ander Herrera. 30-year-old Heaton never registered a senior appearance during his time with United, though his impressive performances with the reserve team and out on loan deserved more of a look from the Red Devils hierarchy. Read More

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Carr throws for 4 TDs, Raiders outlast Bucs 30-24 in OT

Carr throws for 4 TDs, Raiders outlast Bucs 30-24 in OT

And they have the ability to exploit some weaknesses in Oakland's game . The Oakland Raiders take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 8. "It's fortunate that we're here", Del Rio, 53, said this week. This game is going to be a lot closer than most people expect, but the Raiders should come out with the win. This year, the Patriots (4-0) and Cowboys (3-0) are the only teams outside of Oakland with an unblemished road mark. Read More

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