• Basketball Teams Don't Show Up for NCAA Champions Event With Trump
Basketball Teams Don't Show Up for NCAA Champions Event With Trump

SC won the 2017 Women's NCAA Tournament, but isn't going to the White House. The Gamecocks won their title in the spring, but the invitation to the White House arrived in November, after other championship teams had been invited, the New York Daily News reported .

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  • West Brom boss Pulis: Chadli praying the price for pre-season whinge
West Brom boss Pulis: Chadli praying the price for pre-season whinge

The club's fans have seemingly lost patience with Pulis and his pragmatic style of football, and a disgruntled section has called for his departure in recent games. That will do little to quieten the conspiracy theorists, though, especially if West Brom loses again. The Spanish striker has scored four goals with his head already and West Brom, su...

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  • Danica Patrick Retiring From Full-Time NASCAR Racing, Adding To Star Turnover
Danica Patrick Retiring From Full-Time NASCAR Racing, Adding To Star Turnover

Danica Patrick is in talks with NBC Sports to potentially join the network in the coming months, although her driving career might not quite be finished, two people with knowledge of her future plans told USA TODAY Sports on Friday. While she has been racing for Stewart-Haas Racing since 2012, she will not be representing the team at the Daytona...

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  • John Wall Says Wizards 'Smell Blood' In Matchup With Cavaliers
John Wall Says Wizards 'Smell Blood' In Matchup With Cavaliers

Are they at all who they thought they were, who we thought they were? "I think that it's going to be challenging on the guys that's been here the last few years to continue to try to motivate themselves to want to get back to the Finals", James said.

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  • Deshaun Watson out for season with torn ACL
Deshaun Watson out for season with torn ACL

Texans coach Bill O'Brien did not talk about any issues regarding Watson's knee during his Thursday news conference. The wording from Rapoport leaves open the smallest window for optimism, but if the Texans' worries are confirmed, Watson would surely be out for the year.

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  • Markelle Fultz out indefinitely with shoulder injury
Markelle Fultz out indefinitely with shoulder injury

That includes losing four of their first five games, but the 76ers did beat the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday (Oct. 28) to get another notch in the win column. People close to Fultz , including his personal trainer, say Fultz changed his shot because of the discomfort in his shoulder. Ben Simmons missed all of last season with a broken foot.

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  • Dave Martinez Reportedly Named Nationals Manager, Agrees to 3-Year Contract
Dave Martinez Reportedly Named Nationals Manager, Agrees to 3-Year Contract

The Cubs advanced to the NLCS in Martinez's other two seasons with Maddon in Chicago. The Rays won the American League pennant in 2008, and he was a part of the Cubs' curse-smashing World Series victory a year ago. It is believed the announcement is only being delayed out of deference to the Series, and MLB's wish that teams avoid major announcemen...

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  • Plane Carrying NBA Team Has Mid-Air Collision With Something Enormous
Plane Carrying NBA Team Has Mid-Air Collision With Something Enormous

The Oklahoma City Thunder are getting ready to take on the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night in Chicago , where the Oklahoma team is projected to win by nearly eight points. He asked NASA and famous TV scientists Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson what happened, to no answer, but now Delta Airlines has revealed it was "likely" a bird .

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  • Carlo Ancelotti on stand-by to replace Antonio Conte
Carlo Ancelotti on stand-by to replace Antonio Conte

He is becoming a top player for his characteristics, but in the world there are many players with the same characteristics. "N'Golo is still not ready, we have to wait". This is true. If I look at the past, I see it happened the same with the other managers. "It is not correct and I hate this type of situation". But we didn't concede a lot of c...

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  • India vs New Zealand: Pitch curator filmed passing on information to 'bookies'
India vs New Zealand: Pitch curator filmed passing on information to 'bookies'

However, Virat Kohli and Co are all set to level the series by defeating the visitors in the 2nd ODI held at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Ground in Pune . "At BCCI, we have zero tolerance towards any such activity". BCCI CEO Rahul Johri said in the release: "Strict action has been taken against the pitch curator and the employment rel...

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  • Buffon to retire unless Juventus win Champions League in 2017-18
Buffon to retire unless Juventus win Champions League in 2017-18

Buffon, who captains both the Italian national side and Serie A champions Juventus , said it was "a great honour to have received this award at my age". "I am very happy because this is a great award to win at my age". "In that case, I think Szczesny and I could split time. but with a goalkeeper like him behind me, I think it's normal that I'll ...

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  • Pitch tampering allegations on curator Salgaoncar barricades 2nd ODI in Pune
Pitch tampering allegations on curator Salgaoncar barricades 2nd ODI in Pune

A groundsman has been sacked after video emerged of him allegedly agreeing to tamper with the wicket before Wednesday's one-day worldwide between India and New Zealand in Pune . Mr Rahul Johri, the CEO of the BCCI, stated: "A strict action has been taken against the pitch curator and the employment relationship between Mr Pandurang Salgaonkar...

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  • Rookies Siraj, Iyer in T20 squad; no rest for Virat Kohli
Rookies Siraj, Iyer in T20 squad; no rest for Virat Kohli

In his last 10 innings, 22-year-old Iyer has scored two centuries and three fifties of which two scores were above 80s. Ashish Nehra has been picked in the squad for the first match of the three-match T20I series against New Zealand .

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  • Phil Jones expected to be fit for Manchester United's clash with Huddersfield
Phil Jones expected to be fit for Manchester United's clash with Huddersfield

But the United manager has now revealed the 36-year-old could return to action earlier. He has said he does not even know when the pair will be back although while Pogba remains in Florida for rehabilitation, veteran Ibrahimovic is now back with United's medical staff in Manchester and has posted social media pictures of his recovery.

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  • Nadal overcomes Dimitrov to make Shanghai Masters semi
Nadal overcomes Dimitrov to make Shanghai Masters semi

I'm going to the hospital to see what the MRI says, and what the doctor says. "It's better like this than having long matches, you save, a little bit more, the body", Nadal said. The final set was full of momentum shifts, first starting with Dimitrov's break of serve in the opening game as he carried over the momentum from the second set.

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  • India to take on Australia in 2nd Twenty20 global in Guwahati
India to take on Australia in 2nd Twenty20 global in Guwahati

After won the ODI series by 4-1, India started the T-20 global series by winning the first T-20 worldwide match via Duckworth/Lewis method in a rain-marred match played in Ranchi on October 7 last. Skipper David Warner (2) was the first man to be dismissed off a short-pitched ball from Bumrah before Bhuvneshwar struck with the wicket of the...

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  • Socceroos thrash Syria at Sydney's ANZ Stadium in World Cup play-off
Socceroos thrash Syria at Sydney's ANZ Stadium in World Cup play-off

Neither side could tip the balance in their favour in normal time, but 37-year-old Cahill ensured Australia's progression with his 50th worldwide goal. Fortunately for him, the negative impact of this gamble was short lived. Tamer Haj Mohamad dispossessed Mark Milligan in midfield and he fed Al Somah, who outpaced the Australian defence a...

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  • Darvish earns 1st playoff win in majors as Dodgers advance
Darvish earns 1st playoff win in majors as Dodgers advance

It was about reverting to the style of play that helped them win 52 out of 61 games at one point this summer. The Dodgers would take a 2-0 lead add a run in the fifth inning on a Bellinger solo shot to left center. But the four-time all-star went more than a month without a win around the same time the entire team went almost three weeks with j...

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  • Dianne Feinstein running for reelection next year
Dianne Feinstein running for reelection next year

With Feinstein in, the question becomes whether anyone else challenges her, the likeliest being de León, who is termed out of the state Senate and has questioned her calls for patience with President Donald Trump. A Public Policy Institute of California survey released late last month found that roughly half of voters believe Feinstein shouldn'...

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  • Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3 at Dubai
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3 at Dubai

Karunaratne was unbeaten on a solid 170 for his seventh Test hundred, alongside Niroshan Dickwella on 47 not out, as Sri Lanka added 101 runs after resuming at overnight total of 254-3. But, debutant Sadeera Samarawickrama scored a promising 38 in his first innings and shared a 68-run stand for the second wicket, taking the score to 131-2.

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  • Day 1, India lose 0-3 to USA
Day 1, India lose 0-3 to USA

The tournament is being played at six different stadiums in India . In the country's maiden appearance in any World Cup game, India got a taste of the cut-throat world of global football as they were blanked 3-0 by US in the tournament's opening night at a almost packed Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

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  • USA to boost military personnel in Puerto Rico: senator
USA to boost military personnel in Puerto Rico: senator

Cell service has mostly been down since Hurricane Maria hit the island. The company deployed balloons to Peru earlier this year after flooding destroyed homes and displaced thousands of people in that country. "This is a temporary fix while we work on laying and splicing miles of fiber, but it will help our customers stay connected with family an...

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  • EPL clubs confirm attendance at Premier League Live Bengaluru
EPL clubs confirm attendance at Premier League Live Bengaluru

And the scary thing is, they will only get better. The FC crew assess whether Manchester United have actually improved or are benefiting from a favourable run of fixtures. Now, the injured left-back should be concerned whether he'll even get his place back in the team upon recovery. They face World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Argentin...

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  • Hyundai officially hands over cars for Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup
Hyundai officially hands over cars for Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup

The players had a feel of the floodlights at the pitch just adjacent to the stadium which will host all of India's three matches on October 6, 9 and 12. Colombia, the first team to arrive in India, were also undergoing a practice session at the same training ground. The other venues for the tournament are Navi Mumbai, Margao in Goa, Guwahati and Ko...

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  • Four killed in attack on Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir
Four killed in attack on Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir

The militants targeted the 182nd Battalion camp of the BSF, which is entrusted with the safeguarding of the airport. Reports said that three armed militants managed to sneak into highly fortified BSF camp at Humhama at around 4:15 in the morning.

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  • New Orleans Saints spoil Jay Ajayi's homecoming - What did we learn?
New Orleans Saints spoil Jay Ajayi's homecoming - What did we learn?

With the total a hair under 50 points, this game has the perception of being a free for all. The Saints will face a pair of NFC North powers in Detroit and Green Bay looming after a bye in Week 5. New Orleans hasn't been dominant on offense, but found a stride over the last two games. He ranks in the top five in the league in yards, touchdown p...

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  • Mourinho hopes Fellaini recovers in 2 weeks for Man United
Mourinho hopes Fellaini recovers in 2 weeks for Man United

Mourinho claimed Fellaini was " lucky " he was not injured for longer, but that he doesn't expect the Belgian global to be out for long, on account of the upcoming worldwide break and his country's qualification for the Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup Russia .

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  • Penn State vs. Iowa 9/23/17
Penn State vs. Iowa 9/23/17

He'll have more chances to prove it, too, especially in what should be back-to-back top-10 showdowns at home against MI on October 21 and on the road at Ohio State on October 28. "We just had to be us", Penn State tackle Ryan Bates said. Penn State in giving up 126 ypg rushing on their end which to a Penn State fan could be concerning.

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  • Clayton Kershaw gives up 1st grand slam, loses to Phillies
Clayton Kershaw gives up 1st grand slam, loses to Phillies

The Phillies are now the only team against which Kershaw is two games under.500 in his career. Three innings later, Hector Neris recovered from a solo home run and buried his Dodger Stadium demons from April and the Phillies held on to a 4-3 victory, arguably the young team's most important of the season.

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  • HBO Boxing: Canelo vs. Golovkin Results
HBO Boxing: Canelo vs. Golovkin Results

His only career defeat came at the hands of Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. This will not be a Mayweather-McGregor match. While Alvarez , 27, has strengthened both his body and skill, Golovkin , 35, has shown some slips. But a win over Golovkin would undoubtedly be Canelo's greatest achievement and arguably the most impressive middleweight feat ...

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  • Real Madrid extend Isco's contract until end of 2022 season
Real Madrid extend Isco's contract until end of 2022 season

According to an official statement from the club, Real Madrid has extended Isco Alarcon's contract. Gareth Bale is jeered by Real Madrid supporters while attending a sponsorship event in the Spanish capital. Bale has just one goal in his first five games across all competitions this campaign, with local pundits calling this the worst...

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  • BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along Jammu border
BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along Jammu border

The Pakistani's troops violated ceasefire by resorting to firing on Indian posts in morning. "The bullet him on the left side of the abdomen and he reached martyrdom during the evacuation", an officer said. Authorities have kept emergency services in readiness to meet any eventuality due to the unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan. Eyewitness...

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  • Asensio happy with Real
Asensio happy with Real

While he had always been regarded as one of Spanish football's most talented young stars, the extent of the impact he has gone on to make in such a short space of time could not have been predicted. No, I would not go to PSG. "We're happy to have Ronaldo back - physically he is very fit and mentally with all that has happened, with all the talk...

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  • Barcelona 5 Espanyol 0 - The Thoughts of Valverde
Barcelona 5 Espanyol 0 - The Thoughts of Valverde

It only took 10 minutes for Messi to bag his second, thanks to an assist from Jordi Alba. With both title rivals Real Madrid and Atletico having dropped points with draws earlier in the day, Barcelona were looking to strike an early blow at the top of the table.

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  • Burnley 27/20 to win against Crystal Palace in Sunday's Premier League clash
Burnley 27/20 to win against Crystal Palace in Sunday's Premier League clash

The arrival of former Ajax coach De Boer as Sam Allardyce's successor was meant to herald an elevation in the quality of the Eagles' playing style, but Palace are now the first top-flight team since the 1924-25 season to lose their first four matches without scoring a goal.

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