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Sport Santi Cazorla injury the worst I've seen, says Arsenal gaffer Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Santi Cazorla injury the worst I've seen, says Arsenal gaffer Arsene Wenger

Wenger was responding to comments from Lee Dixon, who this week said his Arsenal teammates had pinned him against a wall before his first north London derby, to hammer home the importance of the match. Arsenal scored just one goal in both of those clashes, Lacazette coming off the bench to give them a glimmer of hope against City before the worldwide break.

Sport Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023
Author: 0 Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023

France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup after beating off competition from Ireland and South Africa . From the above criteria, South Africa ranked highest with 78.97%, France second with 75.88% and Ireland third with 72.25%, however members of the World Rugby Council opted to select France .

Sport Tunisia complete Africa's World Cup line-up with Libya draw
Author: 0 Tunisia complete Africa's World Cup line-up with Libya draw

Tunisia qualified for the World Cup after winning the group with 14 points. The violence that broke out late Saturday in central Brussels after the qualification of the Moroccan national football team for the next World Cup injured 22 police officers, police told Belga news agency.

Sport Hope Solo accuses former FIFA Pres. Blatter of sexual assault
Author: 0 Hope Solo accuses former FIFA Pres. Blatter of sexual assault

She revealed: "I had Sepp Blatter grab my ass [turns towards her press assistant, Melinda Travis]". Blatter, 81, was banned by Federation Internationale de Football Association for six years in 2015 after his involvement in the Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption scandal.

Sport Defenders book Morocco's place at World Cup
Author: 0 Defenders book Morocco's place at World Cup

A mouth-watering clash lay in store in Abidjan, where Côte d'Ivoire hosted Morocco , with the victor booking a ticket to Russian Federation 2018. Morocco, who completed their qualifying campaign with maximum points and no goals conceded, last appeared in a World Cup in 1998 in France.

Sport Cowboys RB Elliott suspended after court denies emergency motion
Author: 0 Cowboys RB Elliott suspended after court denies emergency motion

So, Elliott will nearly certainly miss that contest and many experts expect he'll serve the six-game suspension in full after this ruling. Elliott will now miss games against the Falcons, Eagles, Chargers, Redskins, Giants, and Raiders. After several court cases and appeals, a United States district judge ruled last week to deny Elliott's request to block the suspension. The NFLPA has argued a suspension would irreparably harm Elliott's career.

Sport Suns finalising deal to send Eric Bledsoe to Bucks
Author: 0 Suns finalising deal to send Eric Bledsoe to Bucks

Wisconsin Herd cap off thrilling comeback win over Rio Grande Valley Vipers ( read here): Jordan Treske (hey, that's me!) recapped the Wisconsin Herd's dramatic comeback victory in their inaugural season opener against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.

Sport Atlanta Falcons vs. Panthers
Author: 0 Atlanta Falcons vs. Panthers

A field goal on their first possession and a 6-yard touchdown pass from Matt Ryan to Mohamed Sanu got the Falcons up by 10 in the first quarter. He had a 4-yard touchdown on a pitchout as part of a day in which he had 66 yards rushing and 28 more receiving, including several plays he made for key first downs.

Sport Odell Beckham sends emotional text to Deshaun Watson following ACL injury
Author: 0 Odell Beckham sends emotional text to Deshaun Watson following ACL injury

Players like Robert Griffin III immediately spring to mind. In comments distributed by the Clemson program (h/t College Football Talk ), Swinney said he spoke with Watson and "we are disappointed". "This is so similar to the 2014 season, his freshman year at Clemson". Watson threw for over 400 yards and four touchdowns; he did have three interceptions, though one came on a late desperation heave as he was trying to get his team one last score.

Sport Abraham gets first call-up to England senior team
Author: 0 Abraham gets first call-up to England senior team

All three have been called up to the first-team squad for the first time in their careers having impressed in the Premier League for the respective clubs. "He's played very well for Manchester United". England meet Germany on November 10 and Brazil four days later on November 14. "If I am asking club managers to be courageous and pick young players, then I think I have got to do the same".

Sport Brock Osweiler replaces Trevor Siemian as starting QB of the Broncos
Author: 0 Brock Osweiler replaces Trevor Siemian as starting QB of the Broncos

Siemian has two TD passes and eight interceptions over the Broncos' 1-4 slump, including three ugly interceptions in a 29-19 loss at Kansas City on Monday night that wasted a strong defensive effort. Speculation about a possible switch grew Tuesday when general manager John Elway said the move was "under evaluation". Siemian beat out 2015 first-round draft pick Paxton Lynch in training camp to win the starting job for the second year in a row.

Sport Roma 3-0 Chelsea: Roma run rampant in the Stadio Olimpico
Author: 0 Roma 3-0 Chelsea: Roma run rampant in the Stadio Olimpico

It's very important in this moment to speak with the player, and his sensation is very important. The rematch in Rome's Stadio Olympico after a 3-3 thriller in London two weeks ago did not disappoint the 55,000 crowd in Rome as Chelsea coach Antonio Conte was frustrated on his return to Italy.

Sport Benjamin traded from Panthers to Buffalo
Author: 0 Benjamin traded from Panthers to Buffalo

They include head coach Sean McDermott , FB Mike Tolbert and GM Brandon Beane. Benjamin had 32 receptions for 475 yards and two touchdowns through eight games this season. You may lose him for Week 9 (the Bills play on Thursday night) but it would essentially be his bye week because the Panthers bye isn't until later in the year and the Bills already had their bye.

Sport Rob Manfred sees difference between Yuli Gurriel gesture, Indians logo
Author: 0 Rob Manfred sees difference between Yuli Gurriel gesture, Indians logo

When Gurriel returned to the Astros dugout after he hit a home run off the Los Angeles Dodgers' pitcher Yu Darvish , he made a "slanted eyes" gesture, the Times reported. "Yes, of course. I want to talk to him because I have nothing against him", he said. Gurriel said the derogatory term is used commonly in Cuba to refer to Asian people.

Sport Antonio Brown offers a reward for Steelers rookie's stolen bike
Author: 0 Antonio Brown offers a reward for Steelers rookie's stolen bike

That even caused Bryant to engage in a short war of words on Twitter on Sunday evening with a fan who said that Smith-Schuster is better than him. Bryant amended it later to call Smith-Schuster a "great talent" while adding "I just wants mine period point blank".

Sport Suns GM: Bledsoe likely done in Phoenix
Author: 0 Suns GM: Bledsoe likely done in Phoenix

In the preseason, Bledsoe arranged a meeting with Sarver and McDonough and requested a trade, league sources told ESPN . The team announced Sunday night that associate head coach Jay Triano was taking over for Watson as interim head coach.

Sport NFL Won't Require Players to Stand for National Anthem
Author: 0 NFL Won't Require Players to Stand for National Anthem

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday that he wants the league's players to stand for the national anthem, but he said he will not require them to do so. The protests had mostly fizzled out until last month, when Trump reignited the issue by decrying any player who kneeled during the anthem as a "son of a bitch" who should be fired.

Sport Draymond Green's MRI on left knee negative, doubtful for Pelicans game Friday
Author: 0 Draymond Green's MRI on left knee negative, doubtful for Pelicans game Friday

He came up hobbling and grabbing at his knee, putting quite a scare into Golden State's faithful. Green strained his knee late in the third quarter on Tuesday while driving to the basket, and he was seen wincing in pain after the play. "When we're lacking conditioning like we are right now, you have to have your high energy guys out there". Green sat out the fourth quarter, as team doctors played it careful, watching from the sidelines while his team blew a 13-point lead during the period.

Sport Deeney tells Wenger: 'Arsenal don't have any cojones'
Author: 0 Deeney tells Wenger: 'Arsenal don't have any cojones'

TROY DEENEY has accused Arsenal of lacking guts and courage after crashing to defeat at Watford . 'Last time I was here I scored a few goals and you get a real buzz but a last-minute victor against Arsenal , it was definitely worth the wait for my goal since I have come back, ' he added.

Sport Watford v Arsenal - Probable lineups - Wenger facing injury crisis in defence
Author: 0 Watford v Arsenal - Probable lineups - Wenger facing injury crisis in defence

Germany secured their place in Russian Federation after a 3-1 victory away to Northern Ireland but the reigning world champions still had to face Azerbaijan at the Fritz-Walter-Stadion on Sunday evening. This is going to be a testing game for them since Watford are a very well built team and they have shown that many times this season. "Mentally, I will have to assess the situation when he comes back tomorrow".

Sport Arsene Wenger: I could sell Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in January
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: I could sell Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in January

Manchester City are reportedly "confident" of signing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in January, and his Gunners team-mates are "understood to believe the Chilean will finally be allowed to leave". "At the present time there is no deal close for me to announce". "I didn't want to speak to him much [at full time] because I know how tough it is and also because I didn't want for people to interpret things in a way that would have put my professionalism in doubt".

Sport UEFA Nations League is announced
Author: 0 UEFA Nations League is announced

Following the final round of qualifying games this week, the four different "leagues" of European clubs were confirmed yesterday. The January draw will see the Leagues (A , B, C and D) divided into 16 groups of three or four teams, with A being split into four groups of three teams, B the same, C into three groups of four and one of three, and D into four groups of four.

Sport Patriots QB Tom Brady expected to play vs. Jets
Author: 0 Patriots QB Tom Brady expected to play vs. Jets

Reports said Brady did not participate because of an AC joint sprain in his left shoulder. Tom Brady was not seen at Patriots practice on Tuesday during the portion open to media. The Jets have registered just seven sacks this season, the second worst mark in the NFL . Brady then re-aggravated the injury in the game against Tampa Bay.

Sport Joel Embiid OKs five-year, $148M deal with Sixers
Author: 0 Joel Embiid OKs five-year, $148M deal with Sixers

Embiid and the Sixers agreed on a $148 million, five-year extension and it could increase even more if the 7-foot centre reaches certain incentives. Embiid was last year's leading scorer and dubbed his own nickname "The Process" after the Sixers slogan in the years they were tanking. However, this means that an unhealthy Embiid would make $74 million on a five-year deal.

Sport Survey shows most Americans support celebrating Columbus Day
Author: 0 Survey shows most Americans support celebrating Columbus Day

Myself an Italian-American, I've always found it unusual that so many other Italians look to Columbus as the standard bearer of Italian pride. It's important for the Italian-American community. Steps away from the parade route in Morris Park, local leaders held a press conference in an effort to defend statues of Columbus they feel are under threat.

Sport Marouane Fellaini suffers suspected knee ligament damage
Author: 0 Marouane Fellaini suffers suspected knee ligament damage

Jose Mourinho is likely to be furious with the injury to one of United's recent star performers as he prepares for a trip to face Liverpool in the Premier League next week. 29-year-old Fellaini will undergo an MRI on Sunday, the Belgian FA informed. Fellaini could also be ruled out of a Champions League away clash at Benfica, before United travel to Huddersfield Town the following Saturday.

Sport Australia seek change of fortune in T20I series - First T20I Preview
Author: 0 Australia seek change of fortune in T20I series - First T20I Preview

Just how low the surface played was seen in the fact that six of the eight wickets Australia lost were bowled; two of them chopping on. The DLS method was required after Australia's innings was cut short by bad weather, the tourists having lurched to 118-8 by the time rain stopped play during the 19th over.

Sport Militants storm BSF camp; ASI, two militants killed
Author: 0 Militants storm BSF camp; ASI, two militants killed

Flights to and from Srinagar International Airport were initially suspended after the attack, but were resumed later on Tuesday. The area also houses training centres of the BSF and the CRPF . The base in which the gun battle took place shares a common compound wall with the airport. "Due to the lack of security in the funnel area of the airport the night landing of civilian flights couldn't be carried out", said officials.

Sport Brandon Weeden keeps getting hired, now with Titans
Author: 0 Brandon Weeden keeps getting hired, now with Titans

So the Titans worked out quarterbacks on Tuesday, and ended up reaching a deal with Weeden, the 22nd overall pick of the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft. He appeared in 6 games that year, throwing for 1043 yards, 5 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions on 97-for-140 passing. In order to make room for Weeden to be signed, the Titans released Josh Carraway , a promising young rookie pass rusher who possesses what looks like a bright future.

Sport LSU paid Troy almost $1 million to come and beat them
Author: 0 LSU paid Troy almost $1 million to come and beat them

The Trojans are 2-20 all-time against ranked teams. It is to be expected, after a humiliating defeat at home to Troy on Saturday night, that whatever foobaw dreams LSU had for the Ed Orgeron era have been ... Guice - who seemed to suffer a left leg/knee injury late in LSU's 37-7 loss to Mississippi State on September 16 and a subsequent right ankle injury last week versus Syracuse, Orgeron said - was absent from Saturday's game.

Sport Fellaini scores twice as Manchester United pile on misery for sorry Palace
Author: 0 Fellaini scores twice as Manchester United pile on misery for sorry Palace

In the second half, Fellaini's early header made it 3-0, and United were happy to stand off and preserve their energy going into the worldwide break at the very least joint-top of the league. United's Romelu Lukaku let the through ball glide through the box. Wilfried Zaha has returned to light training having not played since the opening day defeat to Huddersfield Town, but is not fit enough to feature.

Sport Arsenal squad rotation will continue - Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal squad rotation will continue - Wenger

Brighton have only beaten Arsenal twice in 16 attempts, with their last victory coming in 1982, and they have never won at the Gunners . Denis Shcherbitski - 4/10 - He made a very good save initially before Walcott tapped in for the first goal and also made a fantastic fingertip save to deny Walcott his hat-trick just before half-time.

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