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Sport Nigeria coach talks tough ahead of Ghana WAFU Cup clash
Author: 0 Nigeria coach talks tough ahead of Ghana WAFU Cup clash

Nigeria needed late second half goals by Osas Okoro and substitute Peter Eneji to beat Sierra Leone 2-0 to book their passage to the group stage of the sub-regional tournament. "We are happy getting a victory in the end". "We were slow in getting off the blocks in the first game, but we are now ready for competition". The Sierra Leone goalkeeper then did well to push out a shot by Rabiu Ali in the 79th minute, just after Ezenwa had denied Leone Stars the opening goal .

Sport 'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jason George Joins Firefighter Spinoff
Author: 0 'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jason George Joins Firefighter Spinoff

Jason George plays Dr. According to The Hollywood Reporter , George will continue to be a series regular until production of the spin-off begins, and may then still feature occasionally in the original show. Jason George , who has played Dr Ben Warren since 2010, will reportedly be leaving Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital for a Seattle fire station. Goerge's casting news came after ABC originally planned for an entirely new cast for the spin-off.

Sport Amla, Thisara star in World XI's last-over win
Author: 0 Amla, Thisara star in World XI's last-over win

A whirlwind knock of 47 runs off just 19 deliveries from the Sri Lankan all-rounder, with five towering sixes added for good measure. At 23, Tamim fall to Sohail Khan, but Hashim kept punishing Pakistan bowlers. The World XI is something of a misnomer because only seven of the players are current internationals for their country: the five South Africans, Tamim Iqbal of Bangladesh and Thisara Perera of Sri Lanka.

Sport Ronaldo Breaks Record as Madrid Win against APOEL
Author: 0 Ronaldo Breaks Record as Madrid Win against APOEL

Skipper Sergio Ramos made it 3-0 in the 61st minute with a close-range overhead kick, and despite numerous further efforts from Ronaldo as he searched for his hat-trick, that is how the match ended in Madrid . The second half began in frantic fashion with Ronaldo rattling the bar from a Dani Carvajal cross, before the Portugal captain confidently doubled his side's lead from the penalty spot after Lago was adjudged to have handled Bale's cross.

Sport Manchester Utd can swagger to league title, says Mourinho
Author: 0 Manchester Utd can swagger to league title, says Mourinho

Just five minutes later, Choupo-Moting scored again from a corner kick to bring the hosts level. Manchester United travel to Stoke tomorrow looking to continue their winning start to the campaign. Lukaku is somewhat of a flat track bully and if United are to win the Premier League title in Mourinho's second season at the club, Lukaku will have been a major factor.

Sport Sadio Mane to serve 3-match suspension
Author: 0 Sadio Mane to serve 3-match suspension

There were lots of situations in the last few weeks that were similar", he said. Liverpool appealed Mane's suspension, hoping to get it trimmed by one or two matches. He then followed that up accusing his players of jeopardising Champions League victory over Basel by playing "Playstation football", despite their 3-0 win.

Sport Major league notebook: Japanese star plans costly move to US
Author: 0 Major league notebook: Japanese star plans costly move to US

Red Sox manager John Farrell saw Otani up close in 2014 when he managed a team of Major League Baseball players that traveled to Japan after the regular season that year on an All-Star tour. The Yankees have about $8 million in pool money available to spend. "I can't speak for everybody, but I think a lot of the players that are coming from Japan to play here.it's not so much about the money", Tanaka said.

Sport WFAN host Craig Carton, lawyer respond to ticket-scam charges
Author: 0 WFAN host Craig Carton, lawyer respond to ticket-scam charges

Various co-hosts have filled in for Carton on the show with Esiason including Phil Simms and Jerry Reco. Read his full statement below. The New York Post's Lia Eustachewich, Priscilla DeGregory and Bruce Golding reported Carton also allegedly signed a $10 million revolving loan agreement with a hedge fund.

Sport Liverpool 2-2 Sevilla: Correa equaliser snatches point from dominant Reds
Author: 0 Liverpool 2-2 Sevilla: Correa equaliser snatches point from dominant Reds

The Egypt global sat out training on Tuesday due to a sore throat, but lines up alongside Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino . Joaquin Correa earned a point for the Spanish team, curling home a finish in the 72nd minute after Liverpool switched off at a throw-in to allow Luis Muriel to run through unchecked.

Sport Texans LB Cushing suspended 10 games
Author: 0 Texans LB Cushing suspended 10 games

Cushing's suspension begins immediately. Now in the NFL's concussion protocol after being injured in Houston's opening loss to Jacksonville, Cushing will be eligible to return on November 28. This marks Cushing's second positive test for performance enhancing drugs after testing positive for human chorionic gonadotropin (a fertility drug) as a rookie in 2010.

Sport Mourinho snubbed Stoke's Hughes twice after Man United draw
Author: 0 Mourinho snubbed Stoke's Hughes twice after Man United draw

Sometimes, because they're not used to having to take negative results, sometimes they react in the wrong way. Mourinho brushed aside the issue in his post-match press conference, though he was keen to stress he was not in the wrong when asked before his press conference.

Sport New Castle County councilman survives Hurricane Irma while in Virgin Islands
Author: 0 New Castle County councilman survives Hurricane Irma while in Virgin Islands

Dr. Annelise Lawton, a doctor who works at a hospital in Tortola is reported to have said: " Conditions are horrific. Hurricane Irma has left a trail of destruction across the Caribbean, causing billions of pounds of damage. Virgin Islands. UNICEF, the United Nations' children's relief fund, called on the worldwide community to provide help to those affected by the storm in the Caribbean.

Sport RB Leipzig 'relaxed' as Real Madrid chase Bundesliga goalmachine
Author: 0 RB Leipzig 'relaxed' as Real Madrid chase Bundesliga goalmachine

Germany global Werner, who is under contract until 2020, is reportedly a target for Real Madrid next summer. That is why I do not think what is in one, two, three years. Asked if he will stay at RB Leipzig next season, Werner said: " You can never promise anything but as I said, I like it here at Leipzig and I am not one of those who will join another club for more money if they can stay at a club where they will develop better ".

Author: 0 Miami police share photo of Irma looting suspects in jail cell

Police Chief Rick Maglione warned people in the statement that "Going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice and residents should instead stay home and look after your loved ones and be thankful they are all safe". "We're on patrol and won't tolerate criminal activity as out community recovers from #HurricaneIrma! ". Miami wasn't the only target of looters.

Sport Cubs Announce Details For Single-Game Playoff Tickets
Author: 0 Cubs Announce Details For Single-Game Playoff Tickets

He issued a season-high four walks, though. Phillies 9, Marlins 8 • Nick Williams hit a two-out RBI double in the bottom of the 15th inning as Philadelphia came from behind to defeat Miami. Schwarber was 3-for-3. Jose Quintana was particularly sharp early on. Asdrubal Cabrera had three hits for NY. Quintana allowed two runs and six hits while striking out seven and walking one.

Sport Trending Stock Alert: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)
Author: 0 Trending Stock Alert: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management boosted its holdings in stocks of Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 5.7% in the 2nd period. The stock rose 0.86% or $0.1 reaching $11.69. In the last three months, insiders executed a total of 0 trades. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has accumulated 4.05% over the course of one week.

Sport Los Angeles Awarded 2028 Olympic And Paralympic Games
Author: 0 Los Angeles Awarded 2028 Olympic And Paralympic Games

The last US city to host the summer Olympics was Atlanta in 1996. With the two teams - the final contestants of an initial six-strong field - having already agreed to split the 2024 and 2028 Games, there was none of the usual pre-announcement nerves and tension.

Author: 0 Real Madrid's Marco Asensio to Miss Apoel Nicosia Clash with Infected Boil

Now Modric, who is widely recognized as one of the best midfielders in the world, can move a step closer to joining them in the pantheon of club greats, as Real Madrid attempt to do just that. Ronaldo - whose ban only applies domestically, not to the Champions League , and has one game remaining - has scored a record 105 goals in the competition in 140 games.

Sport Chelsea vs Qarabag - Confirmed lineups - Conte makes major changes, star striker dropped
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Qarabag - Confirmed lineups - Conte makes major changes, star striker dropped

My message tonight was this: I trust all my players, not with only words, but with facts. Conte was full of praise for the defender after his side's latest win, saying Azpilicueta deserved to be considered among the world's best. "Last season Azpi was one of the most important players for us", the Italian said. "Bakayoko turned provider for back-up striker Michy Batshuayi to score his first goal of the season, and the rout was completed when Zappacosta set up Batshuayi for an effort that ...

Sport Manchester City Rout 10-Man Liverpool Behind Gabriel Jesus, Leroy Sane
Author: 0 Manchester City Rout 10-Man Liverpool Behind Gabriel Jesus, Leroy Sane

Jurgen Klopp's side have made an impressive start to the new season with seven points from their opening three games and dismantled Arsenal 4-0 before the global break. Subs: Bravo, Gundogan, Mangala, Delph, Sane, Bernardo Silva, Foden. Jurgen Klopp: "It is 100 percent sure that this will be a high-intense game".

Sport Amir Khan looking forward to Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin
Author: 0 Amir Khan looking forward to Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin

Las Vegas sports books appear to be leaning towards the second group, as they have pegged GGG as the favorite . Canelo has beat up on smaller (Miguel Cotto, Amir Khan) or inferior (James Kirkland, Liam Smith, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.) foes recently; Golovkin, despite getting tagged by Brook with a few eye-catching combinations, literally broke the Englishman's face, and his exceptional jab won him the Jacobs fight in a contest where he proved he can battle a crafty foe for 12 brisk rounds.

Sport Manchester City launch really interesting third kit for 2017-18 season
Author: 0 Manchester City launch really interesting third kit for 2017-18 season

Flexibility is key for City and over their first four Premier League fixtures, the visitors have switched between 3-5-2 and a 4-3-3 system. "I'm always happy, but of course I demand as much as possible". After the game in the changing room he was speaking to the boys as if nothing had happened, which shows what character he has got. "If you are expecting me to say I am better than Feyenoord , I am not going to say that", he added.

Sport Robinson sustains torn ACL
Author: 0 Robinson sustains torn ACL

Robinson was hurt on the third play of Sunday's game, after he caught a 17-yard pass from Blake Bortles on third-and-2 to convert the first down. However, the Jaguars announced on Monday that wide receiver Allen Robinson is out for the season due to a torn left ACL, according to Michael DiRocco of ESPN .

Sport Huddersfield midfielder Smith disappointed with West Ham loss
Author: 0 Huddersfield midfielder Smith disappointed with West Ham loss

The defeat at London Stadium was Terriers' first of the season, and Smith explained that they were not fearless enough with the ball during the game. "The manager stressed at half-time that we weren't courageous enough with the ball and that showed. We made so many unforced errors today". "You can't let people outside dictate how you feel but we knew that it was not good enough what we were doing and that we needed to perform".

Author: 0 Mourinho fears Pogba may miss 'a few weeks'

Jose Mourinho has urged Zlatan Ibrahimovic to take his time with his rehabilitation from a serious knee injury following the Swede's one-year contract renewal with Manchester United . The pair have been Mourinho's preferred centre-backs so far this season, with Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof to start against Basel instead. "It's hard when you're in and out of the team but we have to find the positives out of it and I think we have both done that", the England global said.

Sport Yankees beat Rays on Mets' home field
Author: 0 Yankees beat Rays on Mets' home field

Odorizzi is coming off one of the best starts of his career last Tuesday, when he carried a no-hitter into the seventh against the Twins and earned the win after allowing one hit over 6 1/3 scoreless innings in a 2-1 victory. Gray (9-10) took a hard-luck loss in a complete game despite allowing just five hits and one walk while striking out nine over eight innings . Rays left fielder Corey Dickerson just missed making a shoestring catch after running a few steps on Holliday's liner, and ...

Sport Rays anticipate returning home for weekend series vs Red Sox
Author: 0 Rays anticipate returning home for weekend series vs Red Sox

He will take on Martin Perez (12-10, 4.81 ERA), who the Rangers (72-73) hoped would win games in play-off races for years when they brought him up in 2012. After Starling Castro struck out, Matt Holliday hit a grounder to third, and Plouffe tried for a backhand grab but let the ball bounce under his glove and toward the left-field corner.

Sport Wrong Steve Smith Nominated To Football Hall Of Fame
Author: 0 Wrong Steve Smith Nominated To Football Hall Of Fame

Bennett, who prepped at Ensley and played at Alabama, has been an annual member of the nominee list, but Anderson, who prepped at Vigor and played at Auburn, has been missing from the past two Modern-Era nominee lists after appearing previously on it.

Sport Deshaun Watson opens 2nd half with TD drive
Author: 0 Deshaun Watson opens 2nd half with TD drive

On his first drive to start the second half, Watson threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins . But after that, Bortles went 3-for-5 for 43 yards to allow Jason Myers to bang one in from 43 yards with 12:12 left in the 1st quarter.

Sport Russell Westbrook Signs Richest Contract in Jordan Brand History
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Signs Richest Contract in Jordan Brand History

Russell Westbrook turned last season into an individual showcase, becoming the first National Basketball Association player in more than 50 years to average a triple-double. An on-court Westbrook signature sneaker is coming as well, one that will highlight Westbrook's flashy play and unpredictable fashion sense. Rather than invest resources into designing, developing and marketing another possibly short-lived signature line, Jordan Brand wanted to first ensure that Westbrook would be with ...

Sport Danica Patrick out at Stewart-Haas Racing
Author: 0 Danica Patrick out at Stewart-Haas Racing

Said Patrick in a statement released on her Facebook page earlier today, "My time driving for them, however, has come to an end due to a new sponsorship arrangement in 2018". "Sponsorship plays a vital role in our sport, and I have been very fortunate over the course of my career, but this year threw us for a curve", said Patrick.

Sport Vincent Kompany Doubt For Manchester City's Liverpool Clash
Author: 0 Vincent Kompany Doubt For Manchester City's Liverpool Clash

However, Can's contract is now due to expire at the end of the season, sparking rumours of growing interest from Juventus and, more worryingly, Chelsea and Manchester United. Midfield: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is pushing to make his debut after joining Liverpool from Arsenal last week but the midfielder may have to bide his time as Klopp could stick with Emre Can and Gini Wijnaldum alongside Jordan Henderson in midfield.

Sport Predicted Liverpool side to play Sevilla: Lovren and Gomez should start
Author: 0 Predicted Liverpool side to play Sevilla: Lovren and Gomez should start

Ever Banega is available for the away side after serving a suspension at the weekend. "If we don't give them a game then every year we have to find a number two, 33 years old, who still can catch a few balls and doesn't want to play any more - that's really hard, to find someone like that".

Sport Did referee Jon Moss snub Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp?
Author: 0 Did referee Jon Moss snub Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp?

Was it a red card or not? The incident occurred with Liverpool trailing 1-0 37 minutes into the contest. The Senegal global is eligible for the Reds' Champions League opener against Sevilla but will miss the home game with Burnley this weekend and consecutive trips to Leicester City in the Carabao Cup and Premier League .

Sport Major League Baseball to start sooner than ever next year as schedule is revealed
Author: 0 Major League Baseball to start sooner than ever next year as schedule is revealed

The Reds' 2018 Opening Day will be the earliest ever. Gone is the season starting with a Sunday night game on ESPN. The big takeaway: Opening Day has been moved up to late March-Thursday, March 29, to be exact-making it the earliest season opener in baseball history (leaving aside seasons with worldwide openers in Japan or Australia).

Sport Neymar delivers Anthony Ralston a stinging lesson as PSG thump Celtic
Author: 0 Neymar delivers Anthony Ralston a stinging lesson as PSG thump Celtic

Considering the task at hand, he acquitted himself fairly well and his passionate performance went down well with the Celtic faithful. We have bought three good players - Neymar , Kylian and Yuri, while Dani adds a lot of experience. Neymar's headed ball across goal was missed by Cavani but the 18-year-old, who PSG have an option to buy for a fee that could reach 180 million euros, pounced to fire home.

Sport Real Madrid Star Marco Asensio Not Interested in Joining PSG
Author: 0 Real Madrid Star Marco Asensio Not Interested in Joining PSG

Madrid may have to be patient in order to break them down, although with Ronaldo no doubt keen to show what they have been missing without him, they should get their campaign for a third successive Champions League off to a smooth start. When Horacio called me and told me Real Madrid were interested, I said I just wanted to play there". "We can't talk about Cristiano-dependence, I want everyone to be available all the time", added the Frenchman.

Sport Engineers to inspect Dolphins stadium after Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Engineers to inspect Dolphins stadium after Hurricane Irma

Video released by the team during the storm showed many fallen trees on the exterior part of the venue. After Miami was forced to postpone its Week 1 regular season-opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to Hurricane Irma, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross asked the National Football League about relocating the team's upcoming game in London, England against the New Orleans Saints.

Sport ESPN says 'SportsCenter' host Jemele Hill's anti-Trump tweets were 'inappropriate'
Author: 0 ESPN says 'SportsCenter' host Jemele Hill's anti-Trump tweets were 'inappropriate'

Read the full USA Today article . A series of politically charged tweets directed toward President Trump from an ESPN anchor Monday night have been deemed "inappropriate" by the network. "He loves black people so much that he pandered to racists by using a flag that unquestionably stands for dehumanizing black people", Hill tweeted of Kid Rock , referring to his display of the Confederate flag.

Author: 0 AWOL Costa To End Chelsea Nightmare In R930m Transfer

Atletico had been attempting to acquire Costa from Chelsea for weeks now, but the West London side was unwilling to talk to the Spanish club until he returned to England. Chelsea were reluctant to be held to ransom by Atletico and had tried to offload Costa elsewhere, though his lack of fitness was a barrier - hence why they pleaded with him to return to training in Cobham.

Author: 0 Stoke targeted Paul Pogba as weak Man Utd link - Adam

And Stoke midfielder Adam has explained how the Potters managed to exploit one of Paul Pogba's main weaknesses in midfield against the Red Devils. United were largely in control at Old Trafford on Tuesday as goals from Marouane Fellaini , Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford secured all three points in the Group A opener.

Author: 0 Patrick not returning to Stewart-Haas Racing

Danica Patrick , the only female driver to win the Daytona 500 pole and one of the most popular figures in NASCAR, will not return to compete for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018. Aric Almirola drives the No. 43 for RPM at this time, although the SHR statement only said details of the new driver would be announced at a later date.

Sport Joshua ready to go to war against Pulev
Author: 0 Joshua ready to go to war against Pulev

You can't leave it to the judges, you have to make the decision yourself. It shows your timing is great, that you are a puncher, that you are a force to be reckoned with and that your aura is intact. Pulev did a better job of talking up his chances by outlining shortcomings in Joshua's performance in his barnstormer against Klitschko in April. Joshua vs Pulev tickets start at £40, with the other prices being £60, £80, £100, £200, £300 and £500.

Sport Pep: Why Man City Failed To Sign Sanchez
Author: 0 Pep: Why Man City Failed To Sign Sanchez

Wenger chose to start both Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez at Anfield before the worldwide break despite uncertainty about their futures, and both players' commitment was questioned after the team's dismal performance. The Arsenal manager now in a bid to block any January movement for the star wants the January transfer window scrapped out. We can just see him now packing his bags very slowly, listening to "Mad World", a single tear rolling down his cheeks while his dogs Humber ...

Sport Chainsmokers under fire for tasteless dog joke in China
Author: 0 Chainsmokers under fire for tasteless dog joke in China

During the chat, Alex Pall was asked as to whether or not he was going to bring his dog, Cheddar , along on tour with them, to which the hitmaker replied " I try to but she's really, like, really ill behaved ". We would never intentionally do anything ot upset our fans and we apologise if we offended anyone. It concerns itself with stopping the Yulin Dog Meat Festival , during which 10,000 dogs are slaughtered and served as food.

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