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Broncos to start Paxton Lynch at QB

Broncos to start Paxton Lynch at QB

They need to find out if their 2016 first-rounder has anything resembling a future under center. The Broncos lost all three of the games Osweiler started, which account for half of the team's current six-game losing streak. The fact that Joseph declared Lynch "healthy" means any decision about Lynch now hinges on the second-year quarterback's readiness to handle the playbook in a regular-season game. Read More

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SA Rugby Accepts Rugby World Cup 2023 Vote Outcome

SA Rugby Accepts Rugby World Cup 2023 Vote Outcome

South Africa had been recommended by World Rugby's Board but Council members voted convincingly 24-15 for France , which also held the tournament in 2007, after Ireland was knocked out in the first round. The exodus of South African players in search of better opportunities overseas continues apace, the financial state of the game there remains parlous and the once-mighty Boks suffered the worst in a succession of humbling defeats in August, 57-0 to the All Blacks. Read More

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World Cup qualifier match report Italy v Sweden 13 November 2017

World Cup qualifier match report Italy v Sweden 13 November 2017

Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades after a scoreless tie on Monday in Milan meant it lost its playoff to Sweden , 1-0, on aggregate. While Ventura's predecessor Antonio Conte guided Italy to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 - beating Belgium and Spain along the way before going out on penalties to Germany - many felt that the team had overachieved and that the task facing Ventura would be a challenge. Read More

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Morocco and Tunisia qualify for Fifa World Cup finals in Russian Federation

Morocco and Tunisia qualify for Fifa World Cup finals in Russian Federation

Cote d'Ivoire needed an outright win to qualify while a draw would still have been enough for Morocco. The hosts poured men forward for most of the rest of the match, but Morocco generally looked in control of things at the back and held on comfortably, giving Herve Renard, the coach who ended Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations drought in 2015, a famous victory against his former team. Read More

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Suns Trading Eric Bledsoe To Bucks For Greg Monroe, First-Rounder

Suns Trading Eric Bledsoe To Bucks For Greg Monroe, First-Rounder

He was sent home by the Suns after the tweet, reducing the team's leverage because everyone in the league knew Phoenix was trying to trade him. Brogdon reacts to Bledsoe trade, talks second year ( read here): Spencer Davies of Basketball Insiders talked with Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon about the Bledsoe deal, what it means for the team going forward and the growth he's experiencing on the court in his second NBA season. Read More

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How Chelsea should line up vs AS Roma

How Chelsea should line up vs AS Roma

We are recovering important players. "Kante has trained with us", said Blues boss Antonio Conte . "I was a player and I know very well after an injury - above all a muscular problem, a bad injury - it's very important to listen to the player, to find out his sensation and then make the best decision for him and the team". Read More

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Buffalo Bills trade for Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin

Buffalo Bills trade for Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin

A report by ESPN has relayed the information on this trade and the speculation on why it took place. The Panthers do have an up and coming receiver in Devin Funchess, but after letting Ted Ginn Jr. Benjamin returned last season and had 63 receptions for 941 yards and seven touchdowns. Being reunited with his former coach and the presence of a run game with LeSean McCoy could help Benjamin get going this year. Read More

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Lukaku should be 'untouchable' - Mourinho

Lukaku should be 'untouchable' - Mourinho

The Manchester United boss is still missing a lot of key players in all areas of the pitch. All five Premier League sides in the competition are now top of their groups and Bailly said: "We know it's one of the best leagues and there are good teams, and they're getting good results". Read More

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Michigan Wolverines at Penn State Nittany Lions

Michigan Wolverines at Penn State Nittany Lions

Saquon Barkley's Heisman Trophy candidacy took an impressive step Saturday as the star junior led No. 2-ranked Penn State to a 42-13 home win over rival MI. McSorley sparked the march with a 23-yard run and a 35-yard completion to leaping tight end Mike Gesicki to put the ball on the Wolverines 15. There's a lot more work to be done: The next two weeks, Penn State travels to No. Read More

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Wenger hails star's belief after Belgrade win

Wenger hails star's belief after Belgrade win

Mathieu Debuchy , meanwhile, makes his first Gunners start in almost a year while Mohamed Elneny starts alongside Holding and the Frenchman in a makeshift defence. Milan Rodic was shown what seemed like a harsh second yellow card after going up for a header with Francis Coquelin . Joe Willock laid it off to Walcott who fluffed the chance and then Giroud's strike was no trouble for Borjan. Read More

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United States U-17 Team Takes Care of India, 3-0

United States U-17 Team Takes Care of India, 3-0

FOR THE FIRST TIME since the loss to United States of America, a member of India's U-17 squad faced the media and addressed the game, as well as the plan for the upcoming games. Though he was once guilty of wasting a chance in the second half when his lob was off target. "All the games are different, we hope that tomorrow we can play with 12 players". Read More

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Martial benched and Mata starts against Crystal Palace

Martial benched and Mata starts against Crystal Palace

Watched from the stand by their former midfielder David Beckham, Jose Mourinho's side kept the pressure on title rivals Manchester City , who were due to play at Chelsea in Saturday's late game. He's not the most aesthetically pleasing but, Fellaini is a decisive player and he has a big role to play this season. Nemanja Matic's presence meant that Fellaini was allowed to push forward, and he was devastating when the ball was in the air. Read More

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