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Comey's letter was "long on innuendo, short on facts", Podesta said on CNN's "State of the Union" program, and accused the FBI chief of breaking precedent by disclosing aspects of an investigation so close to the election. But he also said President Barack Obama does not believe Comey was trying to influence the election, or strategizing to benefit one candidate or party.
  • Giggs: Liverpool would not stop at one Premier League title

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    Here's the Liverpool team that I think can deal with Crystal Palace and get Liverpool the points they should earn. Same defensive failings crop up when talking about #lfc title credentials. The Reds boss added: "In the first 15 minutes we were not really at 100 percent, we had not the aggressiveness that you need in a game like this". If nothing else, we play some entertaining football - a well oiled machine going forward and a sputtering, stalling, forever work in progress at the ...
  • Oregon Ducks strike first, but ASU ties it up 7-7

    Oregon Ducks strike first, but ASU ties it up 7-7

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    Running Back Royce Freeman found his legs for 21 yards on the drive as Justin Herbert threw a dart 31 yards to a leaping and open Charles Nelson in the center of the endzone giving OR a 14-7 lead over Arizona State . THE SERIES: Oregon has won nine straight against Arizona State , averaging 44.3 points per game. Justin Herbert connected with Pharaoh Brown for a 72-yard touchdown pass to give OR a 7-0 lead.
  • Wade Phillips Was Carted Off After Getting Laid Out By Melvin Gordon

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    Chargers running back Melvin Gordon was blocked into the sideline while trying to catch Bradley Roby during an interception return. His head appeared to strike the ground after falling backwards when Gordon hit him at full speed. The game was delayed for several minutes as Phillips was attended to on the sideline. The Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers were facing off at Mile High in NFL Week 8.
  • I'm anxious about my heart - Conte

    I'm anxious about my heart - Conte

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    Chelsea full back, Cesar Azpilicueta has said it is an honour to have a talented player like Victor Moses at Stamford Bridge . It has led Conte to describe the diminutive Frenchman as the complete midfield player but one, he confesses, he knew little about two years ago.
  • Bale Extends Real Madrid Contract

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    The Wales worldwide follows teammates Luka Modric and Toni Kroos in committing their future to Los Blancos , with Cristiano Ronaldo expected to follow suit soon. He was this week named among the 30 nominees for the Ballon d'Or. The club is now serving a ban on registering any new players - they can not sign anyone until January 2018 after they were found guilty by Federation Internationale de Football Association of breaching the rules over signing players aged under 18.
  • AFC Sunday Free Pick: Kansas City at Indianapolis

    AFC Sunday Free Pick: Kansas City at Indianapolis

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    Clark has played in three games, but has not started yet. Previous year the Chiefs were the hottest team in football in the second half, and 2016 has progressed in a similar fashion. No player from either team made any physical protest during the singing of "The Star-Spangled Banner". He is big, fast, strong and physical. But Indianapolis is hoping the friendly confines of home might finally provide the impetus for much-needed back-to-back victories.
  • Cam Newton blasts officials for 'taking the fun out of game'

    Cam Newton blasts officials for 'taking the fun out of game'

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    But Newton was unhappy in general after taking several hits on which there were no flags. Newton said he plans on meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about his complaints with what he sees as officiating inconsistencies. He was famously told by veteran official Ed Hochuli previous year that he wasn't "old enough to get that call" following an unflagged late hit in a September game against the New Orleans Saints.
  • Mourinho in the stands as United held 0-0 by Burnley

    Mourinho in the stands as United held 0-0 by Burnley

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    Henrikh Mkhitaryan is publicly keeping his spirits high, despite the growing doubts swirling around his Manchester United future. Despite 72% possession and 37 shots, the hosts were unable to break down a solid Clarets' unit, led by former United Academy graduates Tom Heaton and Michael Keane.
  • Cibulkova upsets Kerber to win WTA Finals title

    Cibulkova upsets Kerber to win WTA Finals title

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    Cibulkova's break when the scores were tied at 3-3 proved decisive as she went on to claim the set 6-4 and in doing so won the match and the title. She won her first two Grand Slam titles at the Australian Open and US Open , was a finalist at Wimbledon, and captured the Olympic silver medal, which ensured she took over the No.
  • Daley Blind not fretting about Manchester United's lack of goals

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    Manchester United's miserable form continued after they were thwarted by an inspired Tom Heaton for Burnley . “He was disappointed, he felt he held his hands up early on and said 'thats not me anymore. And Heaton admitted: "I'll be pleased if he has (compared me to de Gea). We just try to see it as one of those days and be very disappointed about it".
  • Celtic's Scott Sinclair credits Brendan Rodgers with reviving his flagging career

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    Moussa Dembele's 87th-minute victor was the difference at an intense Hampden Park on Sunday, with Rodgers now hoping to lead his side to the first trophy of the season when they face Aberdeen in the final on 27 November. 'Where Rangers are at the moment doesn't surprise me. They are a massive club and have strengthened, bringing in experience and good young players which augers well for the future at Rangers .
  • Hill leads Jazz over Lakers

    Hill leads Jazz over Lakers

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    A report by ESPN stated that he "felt something" and immediately exited the game. In ATS trends, the Jazz are 4-0 ATS in their last four Sunday games but 0-4 ATS in their last four against the Western Conference, while the Clippers are 5-1 ATS in their last six home games and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games against the Western Conference.
  • Mahrez Leads Leicester To Third Straight UCL Win

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    The winger grabbed the victor to maintain the Foxes' 100 percent record in Europe and keep them top of Group G. They are five points clear of Porto, the 2004 winners, and five and nine points ahead of FC Copenhagen and Club Brugge respectively with three matches remaining.
  • Augsburg vs. Bayern Munich live stream

    Augsburg vs. Bayern Munich live stream

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    Augsburg enter the fray this weekend still damaged from their 3-1 loss to Bayern in the DFB Pokal midweek, with Dong-Won Ji's strike proving not enough to save them from an early exit from this year's competition. Leipzig are now just one game short of equalling the Bundesliga record for the most games unbeaten at the start of a campaign by a promoted side.
  • Michael Phelps on secret marriage and new baby

    Michael Phelps on secret marriage and new baby

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    Michael Phelps married in June. The couple obtained their marriage license on June 9, and had Phelps' friend and agent Peter Carlisle officiate the nuptials. He's more focused on raising his son, and working further on the Michael Phelps Foundation, which allows children to live healthier and more active lifestyles by swimming.
  • Redskins CB Norman, TE Reed cleared to travel to London

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    We leave Thursday night. The Bengals (3-4), off a win over the Cleveland Browns , are tied for second in the AFC North, only one game behind the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Tulane product scored 12 total touchdowns during his collegiate career. "I'm not gonna guess on those two guys", Gruden said. "I think things have changed enough that I'm not too anxious about that".
  • Mauricio Pochettino believes Leicester could still mount title challenge

    Mauricio Pochettino believes Leicester could still mount title challenge

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    Bayer Leverkusen visit Wembley on Wednesday night and maybe that will provide the kick they need. While initial reports suggested the England worldwide faced up to eight weeks out, he returned to first-team training two weeks ago. 'Sometimes you can not accelerate the process. Mauricio Pochettino claims this year's Premier League title fight will be far more competitive than last term.
  • Ryan Giggs admits Liverpool are serious title contenders under Klopp

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    Pardew hinted at what Liverpool can expect from a striker keen to add to his three goals this season. Zaha looked to have been clipped right on the edge of the area and went down - but he got up and delivered low for Benteke, who went ground under pressure, but referee Andre Marriner wasn't interested and gave a corner.
  • Golden State Warriors Super-Team Smashed By Spurs In Season Opener

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    It's just one game, so let's not jump to conclusions so quick. "We can not get out rebounded like that, and lose the turnover battle and get beat at the free throw line ". "Our offense wasn't really an issue tonight, I don't think". "They didn't have a great game". And so, I've added a "roll call" to the original gamethread, just so we can see who's hanging out with us on game night! Curry finished with a 26 points.
  • Olivier Giroud admits it was important to score vs Sunderland

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    The match turned on the introduction of Giroud as a 69th-minute substitute after a Jermain Defoe penalty had equalised Sanchez's first-half opener to give the home side a flicker of hope. "The ball was a bit short or a bit long, I was even anxious we could lose the game". Sometimes I can play them together, sometimes separately, but we play so many games that everybody should get the number of games he wants.
  • Chicago Cubs fight back to level series against Cleveland Indians

    Chicago Cubs fight back to level series against Cleveland Indians

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    The Fall Classic returns to one of baseball's iconic ballparks on Friday when the Cubs and Indians face off in Game 3 after splitting the first two nights in chilly Cleveland. Bauer was asked yesterday what his main concern was about the Cubs' lineup heading into his start. The next batter, first baseman Rizzo, doubled to right, driving Bryant in for the first run of the game.
  • Big 12 Conference votes against expansion, to remain at 10 member schools

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    The Big 12 university presidents concluded on Monday that they will not be adding any new members. It was so public that everyone knew (or thought they knew) every trip commissioner Bob Bowlsby and league officials made. "We are committed to each other". The Big 12 is also just a few years out from passing up on Louisville in its initial expansion push after the conference was raided by the Big Ten, SEC and Pac-12.
  • Giovinco leads Toronto to first playoff win, 3-1 over Union

    Giovinco leads Toronto to first playoff win, 3-1 over Union

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    I won't reflect on all the positives that came from it. The third-seeded Reds would host New York City on Sunday while sixth-seeded Philly would host the New York Red Bulls in a two-leg aggregate series. Sapong appeared to be fouled on the play but referee Baldomero Toledo's whistle remained silent. The Atomic Ant did what he has done best in his MLS career and opened up the scoring in favor of Toronto, 1-0.
  • City players do not 'deserve' winless run, says Guardiola

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    Real Madrid ambitiously attempted to persuade Pep Guardiola to replace Rafael Benitez, according to Pep's friend and biographer Marti Perarnau. The biggest question marks ahead of the trip concern defender Vincent Kompany. On Saturday Claudio Ranieri's side travel to Tottenham Hotspur , who threatened to pip them in last season's title race. "The answer is always the same, we go game by game and the next match is always the most important", Guardiola said.
  • Kuznetsova 2-0 at WTA Finals after beating Pliskova

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    This match is going very exciting or thrilling, Let us see who will win the match or qualify to the next stage. Russian tennis pro Svetlana Kuznetsova used a break mid-match to cut off her braid so she could better focus on the game, writes Cosmopolitan .
  • Jose Mourinho explains why Henrikh Mkhitaryan hasn't been playing

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    Shaw's mistake in his last Premier League game against Watford was criticized by manager Jose Mourinho, and there were rumours of a rift between player and manager. "Of course we believe in him and sooner or later, it will be no problem". With United following up that loss by beating fierce rivals Manchester City 1-0 in the EFL Cup on Wednesday, Mourinho once again lavished kind words on the home supporters - but appeared to take a subtle dig at Chelsea fans in the process.
  • Seattle's Michael Bennett ruled out versus New Orleans

    Seattle's Michael Bennett ruled out versus New Orleans

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    The are tied for first in fewest points allowed per game (14), and they rank in the top 10 against both the pass and the rush. Is it painful to watch or does a lot of this have to do with a brutal schedule? According to ESPN's matchup predictor, which is based on its FPI rating, New Orleans wins the matchup between the two teams 51.4 percent of the time .
  • FCC tells ISPs to get customer permission before sharing sensitive info

    FCC tells ISPs to get customer permission before sharing sensitive info

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    The rule does allow broadband providers to use de-identified data without users' consent, but imposes strong de-identification requirements and standards, placing the burden on providers to ensure that information is not re-identified. The vote most severely impacts internet service providers, but it will affect marketers too, who rely on consumers' digital data for ad targeting and building consumer profiles.