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Warriors' Kevin Durant slams Thunder in now-deleted tweets

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Durant intentionally blasting Donovan and a Thunder team that "was just him and Russ" on a public platform in the third person , however, seems like the least plausible explanation. Durant has appeared to be somewhat sensitive about such comments. It got to a point where fans assumed Durant had issues with the way he was perceived by basketball fans around the world and would go to extreme lengths to protect his image. Read More »

Auburn dismisses backup QB Sean White after arrest

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White was arrested at the City of Auburn's Douglas J. Watson Municipal Complex on N Ross Street, right next door to the Auburn Police Department. "He has made poor decisions that are not in the best interest of our program, and more importantly, himself". Read More »

Lukaku: Everton goal celebration 'just a bit of banter'

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Antonio Valencia opened the scoring with a stunner early on before Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial put some gloss on the scoreline in the closing stages. Juan Mata has warned that Manchester United "haven't won anything yet" as excitement continues to build around Old Trafford. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says that while Manchester United and Manchester City "are in good shape" this season, the German is only concentrating on his own team. Read More »

Wonderful Kid - Jurgen Klopp Happy With Liverpool Star's Attitude

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Oxlade-Chamberlain joined the Reds from Arsenal for £35m but has so far been restricted to appearances from the bench. "I have pressure, but it can not be bigger than the pressure I put on myself". The striker has made just 70 appearances for the Reds - many of them as a substitute - and scored 25 goals - since penning his new contract in 2014 and has often clashed with Klopp over his fitness. Read More »

Florida freshman CJ Henderson records second pick six in as many games

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Before the MI game, Cleveland spoke of wanting to play for all those affected by Harvey back home in Houston. There's your early contender for touchdown of the year. No. 4 USC (2-0) and Texas (1-1) matched up late as well. No. 1 Alabama 41, Colorado State 23 • Jalen Hurts passed for 248 yards and two long TDs, and ran for 103 yards, to lead the Crimson Tide to victory at home. Read More »

Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens: 5 Things to Watch

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Under John Harbaugh , the Ravens are 8-0 against rookie quarterbacks and with a defense that shut out a division rival in the Cincinnati Bengals , they could make it 9-0. Allen and Jeremy Maclin caught Flacco's touchdown passes. A replay review confirmed the call of touchdown, and the Ravens took a 21-7 lead into the halftime break. Read More »

Palace pin hopes on Hodgson for fortune revival

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Meanwhile, Hodgson insists he can deal with the pressure of keeping his new club in the Premier League. He was replaced by former England manager Roy Hodgson and his arrival has prompted a backroom reshuffle. With all that being said, I am predicting this game to be a win for Southampton . Hodgson recognised he will never fully escape the shadow of England , but Palace is what he cares about now: "I believe the team will stay up, absolutely". Read More »

Syrian Government Controls 85% of the Country — Russia

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President Donald Trump's administration has several time changed its views and rhetoric regarding the Syrian president. But "right now, we have a schedule that we're following which is the liberation of the eastern riverbanks of the Euphrates", he said. Read More »

US Urges Kurds to Call Off Independence Vote

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The parliament of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region on Friday approved an independence referendum on September 25, defying opposition to the vote from Iran , Turkey, Baghdad as well as the United States and the EU. The non-binding referendum is planned to see residents in provinces controlled by the KRG vote on independence from Baghdad on September 25. The Kurdish Peshmerga have said that they will continue their contribution to the US-led Global Coalition against ISIS including ... Read More »

Defoe earns Bournemouth comeback win over Brighton

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Jermain Defoe , who worked with Hughton when he was assistant manager at Spurs, struck Bournemouth's victor (below). Defoe's strike earned AFC Bournemouth's first points of the season, putting them within one point of Brighton. "That's the thing that's been missing the most, and that's what we're desperate to find again". Chances were few and far between in the opening 45 minutes, with the Seagulls happy to absorb pressure from the home side and break on the counter. Read More »

Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail gunned down by security forces

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Talking to the media here, Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar said, "This is a huge achievement". "Bodies of both the terrorists have been recovered". A profile is sketched out on basis of inputs, when they spend time here in Kashmir. "No Kashmiri liked that". These militants had been the prime targets since the July attack for security agencies. Read More »

Pakistan beats World XI in final T20, anticipates return of worldwide cricket

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PCB is also in talks with Sri Lankan Cricket Board to stage the third T20 of the T20 series with Sri Lanka, due to be held in United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Lahore . Badree was one of two changes made by World XI along with England's Paul Collingwood - playing his first global since retiring in 2011. For the live streaming, cricket lovers in Pakistan can visit the official website of #ptv sports . Read More »

Rooney deserves warm welcome on Old Trafford return, says Mourinho

Mourinho believes that a legend's welcome should be on the cards for the Englishman, who is in line to feature despite his personal life coming into focus in recent weeks. Everton supporters are now calling for Koeman to be removed as manager as the team have started the season in poor form. "He's a legend of this club, he deserves to be welcomed that way but during the match he's an Everton player who wants to win the match". Read More »

Dalvin Cook Set A Vikings' Record In His NFL Debut

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Ten years and two days after Peterson made his National Football League debut in purple with 103 yards rushing and a 60-yard touchdown reception on this same block of downtown Minneapolis, albeit in a different stadium, he returned in black, white and gold as a part-time player for the pass-first Saints. Read More »

Olivier Giroud offers overview of Gunners' Europa League preparations

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Latvian striker Artjoms Rudnevs is the only player the Koln boss does not have at his disposal ahead of the trip to Emirates on Thursday, missing out due to illness. But Wenger looks likely to rest several of his big-name players for the match against the Bundesliga side. Manchester United made a winning start to their Champions League campaign against Basel on Wednesday, having reached the tournament by winning the Europa League , but Wenger has not changed his view on where the ... Read More »

Golovkin and Canelo arrive in Las Vegas

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Gennady Golovkin comes into his super-bout with Saul Alvarez boasting an unbeaten record, but Canelo is promising to put an end to that in the most emphatic fashion. In this case, the two best at middleweight just happen to be two of the most popular fighters in the entire sport. So what scenario will it be this weekend: Alvarez or Golovkin getting rattled by their opponent's punching power; both showing respect for each other's punching power; or both showing too much respect? Ironically, ... Read More »

Andre Ayew scores as West Ham battle past Huddersfield

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West Ham should have gone ahead little more than a minute in when Andy Carroll crossed low across the face of goal but Cheikhou Kouyate was fractionally late as he tried to slide in. "It is going to be a tough game and we have to show this passion if we want to win it". The Hammers now sit bottom of the Premier League , having lost their first three games of the campaign, and speculation has already started about the possibility of a managerial change at this early stage. Read More »

Chelsea vs Leicester City: Another deserved wins by the Blues

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Antonio Conte muted the fanfare of Chelsea's return to Europe with a warning about the need to rest and rotate his players in the opener against unfancied Qarabag . "I played against him when he played for Real Madrid and I played for Legia Warsaw". Danny Drinkwater is the only injury doubt for the game. He added: "It's normal when you have to play seven games in 21 days to rotate my players". Read More »

Spurs smash Everton as Harry Kane hits his ton

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The 28-year-old struggled to make an impact or justify his transfer fee, but he has remained at the club and has started two of their first four league matches this term, including Saturday's 3-0 win at Goodison Park , where he twice went close to scoring his first Tottenham goal. Read More »