• Panthers' Luke Kuechly in concussion protocol for third time in three years

    Panthers' Luke Kuechly in concussion protocol for third time in three years

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    After the Eagles ran a second-and-4 play from Carolina's 6-yard line , Kuechly had to be helped off the field after taking a hit to the head from Philadelphia offensive lineman Brandon Brooks . That injury also came in a Thursday game. If Kuechly has indeed suffered his third concussion in the same number of years, it may cast a shadow of doubt on the rest of his season, or possibly even his career.
  • Rafa, Roger in last four

    Rafa, Roger in last four

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    Timeless rival Federer was even faster, dismissing Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 6-2 in 61 minutes. Federer next faces Richard Gasquet , who outlasted fellow Frenchman Gilles Simon 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-3. "A lot of matches in a row winning and very happy with everything, let's see what happens tomorrow, but being able to win in Beijing and now semifinals here.
  • Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie says he'll be back on Thursday

    Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie says he'll be back on Thursday

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    Collins says that Rodgers-Cromartie didn't leave the team but was suspended after he had a disagreement with McAdoo, according to Leonard . According to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News , Rodgers-Cromartie had a conversation with McAdoo on Tuesday and again on Wednesday, when he ultimately chose to leave practice shortly after he got there.
  • Budget 2018: The key points

    Budget 2018: The key points

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    According to Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, there will "no big bonanza" and "no fireworks" in Budget 2018, however he insisted that it will be a "good budget overall". The student teacher ration is to be reduced to 26:1. A 30c per litre sugar tax on drinks with over 8g of sugar per 100ml, and a 20c per litre tax on drinks containing 5g to 8g of sugar per 100ml.
  • Sri Lanka whitewash Pakistan in UAE

    Sri Lanka whitewash Pakistan in UAE

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    Sami Aslam and Babar Azam were 11 and 12 years old respectively. Yasir Shah , who completed his record five-wicket haul in last innings in his fifth consecutive Tests, also took one wicket along with Muhammad Abbas. They put their heart and soul in the practice sessions. He took five-fers in each of three Tests in the Caribbean earlier this year as well in both matches this series.
  • Manchester United's Fellaini suffers knee injury ahead of Liverpool clash

    Manchester United's Fellaini suffers knee injury ahead of Liverpool clash

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    Manchester United's injury woes worsened after Marouane Fellaini hurt his knee during Belgium's 4-3 World Cup qualifying win over Bosnia and Herzegovina yesterday morning (Singapore time ). Mourinho's team face Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday in a lunchtime kickoff before a Champions League trip to Benfica on Wednesday. Mourinho will hope Fellaini's injury is not as bad as feared.
  • Ireland clinch World Cup playoff spot after McClean cracker sinks Wales

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    It promises to be a night of high drama. 'They were labelled the golden bunch of players before we qualified for the Euros. The big talking point from the Wales camp is that they are missing their world-class superstar Gareth Bale . And while O'Neil and Mauricio Pellegrino, his manager at Southampton , may cheer louder than anyone if the quick-footed striker finally breaks his duck at the Cardiff City Stadium, fans of West Ham will be a little less concerned by his current malaise.
  • Belgium Confirm Marouane Fellaini Knee Ligament Injury

    Belgium Confirm Marouane Fellaini Knee Ligament Injury

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    He is a trusted lieutenant of manager, Jose Mourinho who has praised his work rate and willingness to put in the hard shift for the team. His evening lasted just 29 minutes however after picking up a knock that forced him to be substituted, with Anderlecht's Leander Dendoncker onto replace him.
  • Day 1, India lose 0-3 to USA

    Day 1, India lose 0-3 to USA

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    The US played remaining first-half finding another goal. "We (midfield) have to give them the ball". India showed heart but lacked in skill and quality against a much superior United States of America. The hot weather in Kochi is expected to be testing for the players but Denia feels that they can not use it as an excuse when they take to the field.
  • Trump takes aim at Cuba, Venezuela at Hispanic heritage event

    Trump takes aim at Cuba, Venezuela at Hispanic heritage event

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    This comes on the heels of Melania wearing similar navy suede Manolo Blahni BB pumps to visit Puerto Rico earlier this week. Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, said Wednesday morning - as Puerto Rico's bond prices sunk to a record low - not to take Trump literally.
  • Salah double fires Egypt to World Cup

    Salah double fires Egypt to World Cup

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    They are now top of Group E with 12 points, while their closest rivals, Uganda have eight points after being held at home to a goalless draw by Ghana in Kampala on Saturday. Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi congratulated the Egyptian people after the match as tireless fans draped in flags turned the streets into an impromptu parade of red, white and black.
  • 'General threats' made against Michigan State University athletics

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    MI is 4-0 this season and has been even more impressive than MSU as their defense ranks #1 in yards allowed at 203 per game and #8 in points at 13.5 per game. When it comes down to it, Michigan and Michigan State don't like each other. The sophomore leads the team with 62 yards rushing per game and two rushing touchdowns.
  • Bower, Bruce Sink Yankees in ALDS Game One

    Bower, Bruce Sink Yankees in ALDS Game One

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    Following an excruciating extra-innings loss to the Indians on Friday, Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman stirred a bit of controversy after "liking" a very pointed Instagram comment directed at manager Joe Girardi . Francisco Lindor came next and crushed a tide-turning grand slam that made it 8-7. "It's frustrating", he said. "I take responsibility for everything", said Girardi of the 13-inning, 9-8 loss.
  • Kempt, Lanning help Iowa State shock Oklahoma in Norman

    Kempt, Lanning help Iowa State shock Oklahoma in Norman

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    The biggest upset of the college football has season has just taken place. The Sooners took a 4-0 record into Saturday's game. I know how important the football team is to Jacob and how important Jacob is to the football team. This is the seventh straight season Oklahoma has dropped a game they were a double-digit favorite. Now, TCU, which is playing host to West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, moves into that position.
  • Elgar fluent half century gives S.Africa strong start

    Elgar fluent half century gives S.Africa strong start

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    It was originally India who were expected to be the opponents for the traditional Boxing Day Test but the BCCI's addition of a last-minute series with Sri Lanka has delayed India's arrival in South Africa to December 28. "Following the first Test match Tamim underwent an ultrasound scan which demonstrated a grade 1 hip muscle strain", Chandramohan said in a statement.