• Fan tries to fight Kyle Busch after race
Fan tries to fight Kyle Busch after race

It's no secret that plenty of NASCAR fans don't exactly worship at the altar of Kyle Busch . Kurt Busch had to wait 58 races to return to Victory Lane, but he got there Saturday night in Bristol. "That's hard to put a number on", Truex said of the percentage. "Is there a 50 percent chance we get that in the next couple of weeks?" Or is there...

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  • Sane left out of Man City squad by Guardiola amid attitude concerns
Sane left out of Man City squad by Guardiola amid attitude concerns

Sane, who was a surprise omission from Germany's World Cup squad in the summer, has hardly featured in City's three league games this season. The 22-year-old defender spent the other half of last season on loan at League Two side Crewe Alexandra, while he spent the first half of 2016-17 at Coventry City, but has recently declared his intentions ...

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  • Pep refuses to judge Jose over comments
Pep refuses to judge Jose over comments

Mourinho has come under pressure after United suffered back-to-back defeats to Brighton and Tottenham Hotspur , which leaves the side in 13th position in the English top flight. "That's his problem", Mourinho said of Klopp . "I tell you what I think and I answer you the question", the 55-year-old said. I had great success last season and that's...

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  • Giants Working On Trading Andrew McCutchen To Yankees
Giants Working On Trading Andrew McCutchen To Yankees

Since 2009, he ranks second among Major League hitters in runs scored and times on base (2,412), and fifth in hits and walks. The Yankees will send two prospects to the Giants , including minor-league shortstop Abiatal Avelino , according to New York Post columnist Joel Sherman .

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  • Carabao Cup Third Round Draw
Carabao Cup Third Round Draw

Spurs say they sought a venue within the M25, but said it was "simply not possible". But the move has been delayed over safety concerns. They are scheduled to host champions Manchester City the following Sunday (October 7), but this game will now come after a midweek fixture in the Champions League on either October 2 or 3.

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  • Murray finds positive signs in US Open 2nd round exit
Murray finds positive signs in US Open 2nd round exit

It's Verdasco first US Open third round since 2012 and his first win over Murray in nine years. He said the difficulty was mental as well as physical "because you don't have fresh air to breathe - you breathe this heat that's coming, the moisture that's in the air.

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  • US Open: Federer into second round after victory over Nishioka
US Open: Federer into second round after victory over Nishioka

During a changeover, Paire took the unconventional way of changing his t-shirt by ripping it apart. Five-time champion Roger Federer eased into the second round of the US Open on Tuesday, beating Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2, 6-2, 6-4.

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  • I'm not bothered if Ozil plays - Cardiff boss Warnock
I'm not bothered if Ozil plays - Cardiff boss Warnock

Emery rubbished these rumours and confirmed that Ozil is available for the Gunners' trip to Cardiff after returning to training on Tuesday. "I don't think any manager could [get this team into the top four], not at the moment", he told Sky Sports .

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  • Packers, Rodgers agree to record-setting extension
Packers, Rodgers agree to record-setting extension

Rodgers is healthy again after being limited to seven games previous year because of a right collarbone injury. Aaron Rodgers is the best player in the National Football League, and now he's finally got a big contract extension. Neither Rodgers nor the Packers expressed concern through this preseason that they couldn't get a new deal done. I'...

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  • National Football League trade rumors: 'Very real' chance Raiders move star Khalil Mack
National Football League trade rumors: 'Very real' chance Raiders move star Khalil Mack

Returning Raiders coach Jon Gruden, hired in January, had yet to meet Mack. The price tag could be as high as multiple first-round picks. This is worth pondering because now that Donald has his deal, there's no way Mack would sign for less, and the Raiders aren't in a great spot to make that happen.

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  • US Open 2018: Nick Kyrgios aims for Roger Federer upset
US Open 2018: Nick Kyrgios aims for Roger Federer upset

For some reason, the chair umpire, Mohamed Lahyani , chose to give him a pep talk, even though coaching of any sort is forbidden in between games. Kyrgios saw the trainer two games later but sent him away with a pat on the back after receiving some salt to help with the effects of the heat and soon turned things around, recovering the break in t...

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  • Aaron Rodgers reportedly NFL’s highest-paid player after signing extension with Packers
Aaron Rodgers reportedly NFL’s highest-paid player after signing extension with Packers

In a conference call Thursday, Rodgers said he and the Packers considered inserting a player option into his deal, allowing the quarterback to terminate his contract and become a free agent early. 13 years and 94 wins later, the Packers only have one Super Bowl to show for his tenure. Aaron Rodgers wasn't anxious about contract negotiations d...

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  • What does Rams DT Aaron Donald's contract mean for Khalil Mack?
What does Rams DT Aaron Donald's contract mean for Khalil Mack?

Aaron Donald broke the bank in becoming the highest-paid defensive player in history. He has been one of the most dominant defensive players since he came into the league in 2014. The Rams later announced the extension . Donald has certainly earned his record-breaking contract. Over his four-year career, Donald has compiled 39.0 sacks and ...

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  • Luka Modric named UEFA player of year
Luka Modric named UEFA player of year

There were 13 former champions in a draw that included three teams - Hoffenheim, Red Star and Young Boys - making their group-stage debuts in the 27-season Champions League era. "It's the first time I've seen something like that in my life". With Madrid in flux, Manchester City will be among the top favourites to reach the final.

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  • Sarri backs Loftus-Cheek to make Chelsea impact
Sarri backs Loftus-Cheek to make Chelsea impact

Both teams head into the fixture at Stamford Bridge having yet to lose a game in the Premier League this season. It's not a problem for him! Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe: "We know how hard the game's going to be but we're very keen to keep the momentum from what has been a really positive beginning".

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  • Rick Zamperin: Simply put, Blue Jays whiffed on Josh Donaldson deal
Rick Zamperin: Simply put, Blue Jays whiffed on Josh Donaldson deal

Dunedin's game eventually was postponed due to rain. Donaldson joined Toronto in 2015, winning the AL MVP in his first year with the Blue Jays. Donaldson played 36 games for the Blue Jays this season, slashing.234/.333/.423 with five home runs and 16 RBIs.

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  • Fired Ohio State assistant Zach Smith lashes out in tweets
Fired Ohio State assistant Zach Smith lashes out in tweets

He did not seek reimbursement from the university nor was Herman mentioned in the expense report, according to the Dispatch . The incident led to an investigation by an independent panel and suspensions for Meyer and Ohio State AD Gene Smith.

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  • Real's Modric beats Ronaldo, Salah to be named Europe's top player
Real's Modric beats Ronaldo, Salah to be named Europe's top player

Salah scored 44 goals for Liverpool last season, helping the English club reach the Champions League final where they lost to Real Madrid . The two teams were drawn together in Group H , which also includes Spanish side Valencia and Swiss champions Young Boys Bern, the rank outsiders.

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  • Rockets send Anderson, Melton to Suns for Chriss, Knight
Rockets send Anderson, Melton to Suns for Chriss, Knight

The 30-year-old signed a four-year deal with the Rockets in 2016 worth $80 million. With the departure of veteran point guard Brandon Knight, the Suns will "continue pursuing a trade for a starting-level point guard" before the start of the regular season, according to Woj .

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  • Bolt makes Mariners debut in friendly
Bolt makes Mariners debut in friendly

Bolt played just over 20 minutes in the Mariners' 6-1 practice match win over a Central Coast football select side in Gosford. The world record-holding Jamaican has said in the past he'd like to take a crack at Premier League and play with Manchester United, and he even trained with Bundesliga's Borussia Dortmund earlier in the year.

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