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Morata had earlier included a target emoji and " Crystal Palace " in his post, before deleting mention of Chelsea's next leagues fixture. The player himself remains optimistic about his chances of recovering quickly, posting on his Instagram account on Tuesday that his target is to return for Chelsea's first match after the worldwide break - the trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday, Oct.
  • Sharapova digs deep in China Open epic

    Sharapova digs deep in China Open epic

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    Next up, Sharapova will oppose either second-seeded Simona Halep of Romania or Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia, with that duo squaring off later Tuesday. Any momentum that Makarova carried into the third set was quickly quashed when Sharapova broke for 2-0, after a powerful backhand forced an error from Makarova down break point.
  • Shippensburg wrestling coach may be among victims of Las Vegas shooting

    Shippensburg wrestling coach may be among victims of Las Vegas shooting

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    Almost 60 people are confirmed dead from the attack that also injured more than 500 people, according to reports from CNN and other news sources. They were smiling, and they had reason to celebrate - they had traveled to Las Vegas from their home in Shippensburg for their 20th wedding anniversary.
  • NBA To Change All-Star Game Format

    NBA To Change All-Star Game Format

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    Voters will select the five starters - two guards, three frontcourt players - for each conference. Each All-Star team will play for a different charity from either Los Angeles or a national organization where all donations and proceeds from the game will be sent.
  • Lakers' Ball (ankle) says he's day-to-day

    Lakers' Ball (ankle) says he's day-to-day

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    Denver showed flashes of potential on the defensive end of the floor in their opening night win in Golden State where they held the high-flying Warriors attack to just 40.2 percent shooting, but tonight, in the Nuggets' 113-107 win over the Lakers, Denver displayed their new-found defensive identity for almost the full 48 minutes - one that's likely going to determine just how high they can climb in the competitive Western Conference this season.
  • Dan Evans given one-year suspension following cocaine test

    Dan Evans given one-year suspension following cocaine test

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    Evans' first anti-doping rule violation". The ITF accepts that Evans' fingers or medication were contaminated by cocaine residue. The 27-year-old tested positive for cocaine during the Barcelona Open in April this year but the ITF said in a statement it accepted "inadvertent contamination" was to blame for the positive test and that Evans bore "no significant fault or negligence".
  • Usain Bolt misses out on IAAF athlete of the year shortlist

    Usain Bolt misses out on IAAF athlete of the year shortlist

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    The male and female World Athletes of the Year will be announced live on stage at the IAAF Athletics Awards. South African world champions Wayde van Niekerk‚ Luvo Manyonga and Caster Semenya have all been nominated for the IAAF's World Athlete of the Year.
  • Wade Willing To Accept Back-Up Role In Cleveland

    Wade Willing To Accept Back-Up Role In Cleveland

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    Seven years later, James lured Wade to OH for the chance to win another National Basketball Association title, together. Well, James left for his hometown Cavaliers and Miami (well, Pat Riley) was left trying to pick up the pieces.
  • Virgil van Dijk hints at January move to Liverpool

    Virgil van Dijk hints at January move to Liverpool

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    The Reds were first forced to apologise after Southampton accused them of tapping up van Dijk before the defender submitted a transfer request and elected to train on his own as he sought to seal a move to Anfield. Liverpool want Virgil van Dijk and Virgil van Dijk wants Liverpool . The former sit bottom of Group A with just one win from their eight qualification games - meaning Dick Advocaat will be confident of securing all three points.
  • ESPN having technical issues in Kansas City

    ESPN having technical issues in Kansas City

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    Including facing the Oakland Raiders a week earlier, the Redskins faced AFC West opponents in consecutive weeks for the first time since facing the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers in back-to-back games in Weeks 8-9 of the 2013 season.
  • Conor McGregor Irish dancing at his communion is gas

    Conor McGregor Irish dancing at his communion is gas

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    The reigning UFC lightweight champion admitted that his inexperience was a big factor during the first fight. "That's her husband. When we came face to face and we were doing the rules thing, he was only staring at me". "How the f*** can you stop a fight when there were no knockdowns and nothing previous?" The round before that I nearly had him dropped. "I think the fight was very exciting", he continued.
  • England man says Southgate slur could motivate squad

    England man says Southgate slur could motivate squad

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    I think here we have a fantastic competition for places and it can only mean good for the squad. It's the end product of everything that you ever want to do and you can do it for us. Rashford watched the 2014 World Cup whilst on holiday with friends - "maybe Dubai" - and says the 2010 tournament in South Africa was the first World Cup he remembers clearly.