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Four of those carries came in Week 1 against the Cleveland Browns when he tallied 11 yards backing up Bell, who had just reported after a similar holdout previous year. That time came and passed. Maurkice Pouncey sounds like he's over the whole thing, telling NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala : "Why play hide and seek?" Why let your agent say this? Steelers fans don't want to hear it, but it's a reality they may have to face very shortly: Le'Veon Bell could hold out until Week 10 .
  • Dolphins' Stills encouraged by Nike ad deal with Kaepernick

    Dolphins' Stills encouraged by Nike ad deal with Kaepernick

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    Stills began kneeling during the anthem in 2016 and has been vocal discussing racial inequality and other issues. The ad, narrated by Kaepernick, will be shown Thursday evening when the National Football League season kicks off with the Atlanta Falcons taking on the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.
  • US Open 2018: Roger Federer Defeated by Australian John Millman

    US Open 2018: Roger Federer Defeated by Australian John Millman

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    Millman spends a good amount of training - when he's not with Federer in Switzerland - in Brisbane, Australia, which has similar conditions to the 83 degree, 74 percent humidity of Monday in NY. The 29-year-old then saved a break point at the start of the third set, which proved a tense affair as both men started to look more comfortable on serve.
  • US Open - Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem Preview & Prediction

    US Open - Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem Preview & Prediction

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    US Open champion Rafael Nadal overcame a rare bagel and a relentless challenge from Dominic Thiem in an epic five-set quarter-final clash lasting nearly five hours in NY. Nadal was once again able to recover after going down a break, forcing the set to a tie-breaker. " It's been a great battle , the conditions were tough, a lot of humidity".
  • BMW Championship: Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia

    BMW Championship: Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia

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    Though he has not won since 2013, Woods missed much of four seasons with a chronic back injury before surgery previous year alleviated the problem. Woods was just as hot as he opened his round by shooting a 29 on his front nine. He birdied three of the last four for a 67. The crowd was much thinner for McIlroy, but those fans saw quite a show. McIlroy opted to miss The Northern Trust a fortnight ago as he felt he needed to put in extra work on his wedge play, and he was satisfied that his ...
  • Denmark play salesman, student and internet star against Slovakia

    Denmark play salesman, student and internet star against Slovakia

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    The rearguard continued to hold firm in the second half and Haagh was not beaten again until substitute Anders Foegt, a futsal-playing political science student, unluckily turned the ball into his own net in the 79th minute. With the top two tiers of the Danish domestic league ruling themselves out in solidarity, the DBU were forced to select a makeshift squad made up of amateur players and even members of the national futsal team, who are below the Solomon Islands and Mozambique in their ...
  • Osaka powers into U.S. Open semis by routing Tsurenko

    Osaka powers into U.S. Open semis by routing Tsurenko

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    Up next up for Osaka will be the victor of the evening match between 2017 runner-up Madison Keys , who at 14 is the highest seed left in the women's draw, and Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro . Aliaksandra Sasnovich , who bested Kvitova at Wimbledon, fared even worse and had to endure a humbling 0-6 0-6 loss. Osaka's first serve percentage was only 59 percent but she did not concede a point behind her first serve the entire first set and only surrendered seven points on serve over the match.
  • Ronaldo, Modric, Salah shortlisted — FIFA's best player

    Ronaldo, Modric, Salah shortlisted — FIFA's best player

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    Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi , who is a five-time Ballon d'Or victor, missed out on a place in the top three. On Ronaldo's departure, Lopetegui added: "I did not speak to him, it was a situation where he had already made a decision to leave and the club went along with this for a player who had been tremendous".
  • Denmark’s Euro 2020 campaign at risk over players’ contract dispute

    Denmark’s Euro 2020 campaign at risk over players’ contract dispute

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    Failure to reach such an agreement left an unfamiliar squad, including players from third-tier club Avarta, fourth-tier Vanlose and four who appeared in the 2016 Futsal World Cup and play for club side Jaegersborg. The DBU have committed to fulfilling the Welsh fixture and tomorrow's friendly with Slovakia, but have been forced to write to clubs in Denmark at all levels of their professional ladder to ask if they have players that would make themselves available.
  • Chelsea star Alonso reveals Champions League draw agony

    Chelsea star Alonso reveals Champions League draw agony

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    Jorginho had been at Napoli since 2014 and scored four goals in 36 appearances for the side last season as they finished second in Serie A. Alonso added that he hoped the Chelsea squad would use this as a learning experience for the future, saying: "I hope it's a lesson for us to fight this year and compete for the Premier League and qualify for the Champions League".
  • Harry Maguire Reveals England Players Are Confused By Nations League

    Harry Maguire Reveals England Players Are Confused By Nations League

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    It seemed like a light session on the whole as the group reacquainted themselves with Southgate's methods after playing for their clubs in the Premier League for the first four weeks of the season. The finals will take place in June 2019, and will be hosted by one of the competing nations. How will it affect worldwide friendlies? Who have the home nations and the Republic of Ireland been drawn to play against? Each league will have two semi finals and a final, and the victor of each ...
  • NASCAR Xfinity Series: Brad Keselowski Gets First Darlington Win

    NASCAR Xfinity Series: Brad Keselowski Gets First Darlington Win

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    As a result, he told FanSided by phone from Darlington that when the team asked him to return (for this weekend and the next race at Indianapolis) it wasn't a hard decision. Chastain then hooked Harvick, ending Harvick's day - but not before Harvick parked in Chastain's pit stall for a moment. Keselowski was in second place on final stop.
  • Kyrgios left stunned by this insane Federer shot

    Kyrgios left stunned by this insane Federer shot

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    But a missed chance in the opening set, when he had Federer at 0-40 in the seventh game, proved the turning point. The five-time champion converted his second set point with a classy return victor, sliced off the backhand wing. "You don't get an opportunity to hit around the net post very often, because in practice the net is out further and the court is more narrow". Nick goes the other way around.
  • 'We need to hit the refresh button', says Clarets 'keeper

    'We need to hit the refresh button', says Clarets 'keeper

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    The loss to Tottenham followed a surprise defeat at Brighton & Hove Albion, and Lukaku said United have made huge strides in the past week - as evident on Sunday. Despite Mourinho's confidence he remains favourite to be the first Premier League manager to leave his post this season although West Ham's Manuel Pellegrini is closing on him after losing their first four games.
  • How to Watch Serena Williams vs. Karolina Pliskova

    How to Watch Serena Williams vs. Karolina Pliskova

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    As one favourite after another has staggered out of this US Open, Serena Williams has looked resolute and indomitable in pursuit of a seventh title - until she encountered someone who hits the ball as hard as she does, Kaia Kanepi , who nearly derailed her campaign on Sunday.
  • Sharapova crashes at US Open to Navarro

    Sharapova crashes at US Open to Navarro

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    Sharapova's long-unbeaten record in night-session matches at Flushing Meadows was ended in the fourth round by Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro . Millman will take on 13-time Grand Slam victor Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals after the 6th seeded Serbian sailed past Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.
  • 'He's not sorry': Thiem takes cheeky dig at Nadal

    'He's not sorry': Thiem takes cheeky dig at Nadal

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    NEW YORK-"It's going to be stuck in my mind forever", Dominic Thiem said when his epic, five-set quarterfinal loss to Rafael Nadal was over. He played a good match. Federer complained that he had struggled to breathe in the nearly airless conditions inside the arena as he slumped to a shock defeat to John Millman , the world number 55 on Monday.
  • Cowboys Made A Big Trade Offer For A Star NFL Player

    Cowboys Made A Big Trade Offer For A Star NFL Player

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    Thomas is a three-time first-team All-Pro and was the anchor for the Seattle defence that appeared in consecutive Super Bowls, winning the first. "The Cowboys remain a trade option for Earl Thomas ", Pelissero tweeted Friday. By reporting, Thomas won't miss any game checks - $500,000 per game - and he shores up a defence that saw many of its more prominent players depart in the off-season for a variety of reasons.
  • Jordan Henderson signs new long-term contract with Liverpool

    Jordan Henderson signs new long-term contract with Liverpool

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    The Reds reached the Champions League final past year, losing to Real Madrid in the showpiece game, and after a strong transfer window are being tipped as the main threat to Manchester City . "From mid-September, we play every three days". PSG have been drawn in the same Champions League group as Liverpool , and are sure to receive a feisty reception from Anfield.
  • Naomi Osaka reaches first Grand Slam quarter-final

    Naomi Osaka reaches first Grand Slam quarter-final

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    Osaka celebrated her win calmly and coolly unlike the floods of tears which greeted her last-16 victory over Aryna Sabalenka . The Japanese star, who lost to Cilic in his only grand slam final appearance to date four years ago, gained some semblance of revenge as he triumphed 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 in a match that lasted four hours and eight minutes.
  • Steelers linemen rip Le'Veon Bell over holdout

    Steelers linemen rip Le'Veon Bell over holdout

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    On Monday, Pouncey told ESPN that Bell would show up to work on Wednesday, and to "count on it". Maurkice Pouncey sounds like he's over the whole thing, telling NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala : "Why play hide and seek?" If you have Bell on your fantasy team, now would be the time to get James Conner .
  • ‘Wake-up call’: Pochettino warns Spurs after Watford shock

    ‘Wake-up call’: Pochettino warns Spurs after Watford shock

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    Tottenham Hotspur saw their unbeaten start to the season come to an end at Vicarage Road on Sunday afternoon, and their fans were quick to react to the loss on social media. "As soon as we have confidence in our project managers' and contractors' ability to deliver against the revised schedule of works, we shall be able to issue dates for test events and the official opening game".
  • Arbitrator refuses NFL's request for dismissal in Colin Kaepernick's collusion case

    Arbitrator refuses NFL's request for dismissal in Colin Kaepernick's collusion case

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    The 30-year-old quarterback quietly began his protests back in August 2016 when he made a decision to protest racial injustice and police brutality against minorities by sitting during the national anthem. Yet cases alleging that sports leagues colluded are often hard to win because there is rarely a smoking gun document or directive instructing owners to act in a coordinated way against a player or players, Feldman said, and personnel decisions can be highly subjective.
  • Woods, Mickelson added to Ryder Cup team as wild-card selections

    Woods, Mickelson added to Ryder Cup team as wild-card selections

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    Phil Mickelson has also been named as a wildcard pick by Jim Furyk and 'Lefty's experience will undoubtedly aid Ryder Cup rookie, Bryson DeChambeau , whose scintillating recent form sees him make up the third wildcard pick. So although he might not be at his peak when he arrives for the Ryder Cup, there's no denying he was one of the best golfers available for Team USA.
  • Maria Sharapova extends stunning US Open record with Jelena Ostapenko win

    Maria Sharapova extends stunning US Open record with Jelena Ostapenko win

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    Both players combined for 34 unforced errors, and Cirstea used up all her challenges by the second game. "But I do, as well". For men's singles matches, the break would come between the third and fourth sets. Garcia won 2-1. She managed to force it to deuce but just to gift the second break in a row with her fourth double fault. She showed some of it in the seventh saving three break points from the 22nd seed before getting the win on a second long ball return.
  • Cilic survives epic battle to scrape past teenage De Minaur

    Cilic survives epic battle to scrape past teenage De Minaur

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    Croatian tennis participant Marin Cilic has turn out to be the newest member of the 1/eight finals of the U.S. Open, stories Sport24. "Incredibly happy. "I was just a little luckier tonight". The No. 7-seeded Cilic and 45th-ranked de Minaur didn't even start their third-round match at Louis Armstrong Stadium until after 10 p.m.
  • What Neymar Has Said About Liverpool's Premier League Chances Is Very Controversial

    What Neymar Has Said About Liverpool's Premier League Chances Is Very Controversial

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    Such success looked to be well beyond the Hornets reach before the season got underway, but they have been good value for all of their wins so far. Sarri has been reluctant to indulge any talk of a possible Chelsea title challenge so early in the season, but after the Bournemouth win, Hazard said the players are aiming to be champions this season - and he believes the attention focused on City and Liverpool could be to their advantage.