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Sports Benfica v Manchester United (Wed)
Author: 0 Benfica v Manchester United (Wed)

After convincing victories against Basel and CSKA Moscow, another three points against the Portuguese champions will put Mourinho's side on the verge of the last 16. Man United are on the top of the group already with six points. " Benfica have a good team". Herrera and Matic should retain their places in the center of the park for Manchester United .

Sports Joel Embiid not happy with 76ers' minutes-restriction plan
Author: 0 Joel Embiid not happy with 76ers' minutes-restriction plan

And it's clear that Embiid isn't happy with being unable to have his own autonomy here. The newly-extended 7-footer has been put on a minutes restriction by head coach Brett Brown , and while he's hoping that changes within the next few days, he can't wait to shed the chains and go out there in a regular workload.

Sports Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie back with Giants after one-week suspension, source says
Author: 0 Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie back with Giants after one-week suspension, source says

On Wednesday at the facility, with his situation not yet resolved with McAdoo, he was suspended and left the facility. He also said he had an argument with McAdoo on the sidelines during the October 8 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. The Giants will look to keep their winning streak alive with the help of Rodgers-Cromartie when they host the Seahawks at 4:25 p.m. ET Sunday. Whatever issues there were between coach and player, they've now been resolved well enough that the suspension is ...

Sports Hannah Mouncey denied eligibility to participate in AFLW Draft
Author: 0 Hannah Mouncey denied eligibility to participate in AFLW Draft

A number of women's teams had expressed an interest in recruiting the ruckwoman, who kicked 17 goals in eight games this season, and previously represented Australia in men's handball. Experts had previously warned that a decision against Mouncey's inclusion could leave the league open to a messy legal battle. But she will be allowed to nominate for next year's draft.

Sports LeBron: Irving's return to Cleveland will be fine
Author: 0 LeBron: Irving's return to Cleveland will be fine

Their young roster, led by Isaiah Thomas , was outclassed and overpowered by record margins of defeat. Meanwhile, there is a cloud of uncertainty over LeBron James' participation in Tuesday's game. Yes, the obvious draw is Kyrie Irving now in a Celtics uniform, but several other new pieces on both teams, including Gordon Hayward and Jae Crowder, offer plenty of additional intrigue.

Author: 0 Major League Soccer team from OH could move to Austin

Columbus Crew has been long plagued by low attendance numbers. "Despite our investments and efforts, the current course is not sustainable", Anthony Precourt, chief executive officer of Precourt Sports Ventures and chairman of Columbus Crew SC, said.

Sports Chelsea boss Antonio Conte provides major injury update on Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte provides major injury update on Alvaro Morata

For this reason we have to put 150, 100 per cent won't be enough", the Italian was quoted saying by the Guardian on Sunday. "I repeat - my job is to be focused on my work with my players, try and do our best". Morata has been in fine form when fit, but the Telegraph notes that a new striker is already seen as a January priority for Conte, who saw top target Fernando Llorente join Tottenham in summer instead - the Spaniard would arguably have been the ideal back-up or impact substitute.

Sports ME roofers stop and stand during national anthem, photo goes viral
Author: 0 ME roofers stop and stand during national anthem, photo goes viral

Witnesses said the roofers were working on a house right next to Waterville High School when they heard the anthem. The three men in the photo are Dwayne Harrison, Danny Thyng, and James Scruggs, according to Cossar. Dixon told Fox News that she would like to thank the men for "being such good role models to our youth". Conduct during the national anthem has become a hot-button issue around the country as National Football League players have been kneeling during the song to protest ...

Sports Australia brace for another World Cup cliffhanger in Sydney
Author: 0 Australia brace for another World Cup cliffhanger in Sydney

Honduran coach, Jorge Luis Pinto, is far from happy with the quick turnaround, saying failure to qualify for the World Cup is unthinkable. "We are working on focusing the team's concentration". Australia qualified via a dramatic 3-2 aggregate playoff win against Syria, while Honduras finished fourth of six qualifiers in CONCACAF. The experienced manager said he was determined to wrap up the play-off tie in the first leg by bombarding the Socceroos shaky defence from the opening whistle.

Sports Guardiola does not want to compare De Bruyne with Messi
Author: 0 Guardiola does not want to compare De Bruyne with Messi

Man City has played 11 games, remaining undefeated (with one draw vs. Everton). Of course, De Bruyne's true brilliance is in his ability to make the most of others. The Belgian has provided the ticker in midfield that has seen City destroy nearly every team in their path. Good stamina, too. Colin Bell could run all day long and not have a bead of sweat on him, but De Bruyne has a great engine.

Sports One down, many more to go: Baldwinsville native scores first National Hockey League goal
Author: 0 One down, many more to go: Baldwinsville native scores first National Hockey League goal

Subban began the season with the Boston Bruins but was soon placed on waivers . The six-foot-two, 23-year-old Toronto native has spent the past four seasons playing in the AHL for the Bruins' top minor-pro affiliate in Providence. Tuch was first up, with the 21-year-old forcing a turnover inside the Bruins' zone and unleashing a quick shot over Tuukka Rask at 14:38 of the second period.

Sports Northern Ireland to play Switzerland for place in 2018 tournament
Author: 0 Northern Ireland to play Switzerland for place in 2018 tournament

Although the Swiss are the highest ranked side, drawing them would not be the worst case scenario. Joining the Republic in Pot 2 are Sweden (25), Northern Ireland (23) and Greece. Italy are by some distance the most decorated country still left in UEFA's qualification process, having won the World Cup on four occasions, the most recent of which came in 2006.

Sports 'Ozil will be gone in January' claims former Arsenal defender
Author: 0 'Ozil will be gone in January' claims former Arsenal defender

The Germany global has entered the final year of his current deal at Emirates Stadium and is yet to commit to fresh terms . It's not looking good for Ozil and now the Mirror's John Cross has released an update stating that the 29-year-old has "infuriated" Arsenal's dressing room in the days since losing to Watford .

Sports Malignaggi keen for McGregor fight
Author: 0 Malignaggi keen for McGregor fight

The bad blood between Malignaggi and McGregor has been well documented. But he looks set to get back to work in the near future with the UFC targeting a lightweight championship unification fight with Tony Ferguson at the end of the year.

Sports Koeman confident Everton will get back to winning ways
Author: 0 Koeman confident Everton will get back to winning ways

Everton will start winning games if they show the same "belief and commitment" that helped them to a 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League, coach Ronald Koeman has said. 'It's a odd group. He said: "Yeah, I don't know about that". Speaking after the match, Everton's Phil Jagielka said that though it was good to come back from behind, his team would have to do better.

Sports NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife Amy are expecting 1st child
Author: 0 NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife Amy are expecting 1st child

He finished seventh Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Above, team owner Rick Hendrick, left, looks on as the couple attend the NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in January. "I know he has this kind of persona as a race auto driver", she said, "but he's just a sweet guy". Dale and Amy have been together since 2009 and walked down the aisle in 2016 on New Year's Eve.

Author: 0 Richard Jefferson nearing 1-year, $2.3 million deal with Denver

According to Wojnarowski, Jefferson is finalizing a one-year, $2.3 million deal with the Denver Nuggets . The Hawks, who are now rebuilding after losing Paul Millsap to the Denver Nuggets this offseason, retained the services of the 22-year-old Felder, who could become a good rotation piece off the bench for them.

Sports Adrian Peterson has instant impact in Cardinals win
Author: 0 Adrian Peterson has instant impact in Cardinals win

The Saints no longer have an unhappy player on their bench, the Cardinals have a new offensive threat, and Peterson, if Sunday's performance against the Buccaneers is to be believed, has a new role in which he can still excel. Peterson punched the ball in for what proved to be the insurance TD that Arizona needed to beat Tampa Bay. The contest wasn't clinched until Larry Fitzgerald gathered in an onside kick with 2:02 to play.