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LIVE: Dybala puts Juve ahead

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Manchester United, but in a Juventus jersey. Can the No. 7 pile more pressure on Jose Mourinho? Follow live.

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Man United can't afford to lose Martial

Anthony Martial is simply too good for Man United to let him go, but a strong performance vs. Juventus will increase his chances of sticking around.

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5-on-5: The NBA's biggest surprises and disappointments

Our NBA experts answer the big questions after the first week of basketball.

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Lakers put on a show but can't come up with Hollywood ending

The Spurs and Lakers entertained for 53 minutes, but it was Patty Mills -- not LeBron James -- who played the role of hero in the final seconds.

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LeBron downplays weight of Lakers' 0-3 start

LeBron James says he isn't fazed one bit by what has unfolded so far with the Lakers, after they dropped to his first 0-3 start since his second year in the NBA.

Walton trumpets foul disparity: 'It's not right'

Luke Walton was critical of the officiating following the Lakers' loss to the Spurs, after what he believed were missed calls on the Lakers and LeBron James.

Mills drains game-winning jumper in OT

Patty Mills leaves just 6.8 seconds on the clock after his running jumper that gives the Spurs the lead.


LeBron: I 'got the shot that I wanted'

LeBron James breaks down the Lakers' final possession where he missed a game-winning jumper and how he likes the direction the team is moving in.


LeBron, Lakers come up short in OT against Spurs

LeBron James forces overtime with a clutch 3-pointer, but he misses two free throws and the game-winning shot attempt as the Lakers fall.


Walton sounds off on refs: 'It's not right'

Lakers head coach Luke Walton criticizes the lack of free throws for the Lakers and others getting rewarded for "flopping 30 feet from the hole."


LeBron misses game-winning shot

LeBron James came up clutch in the final seconds of regulation to force overtime, but isn't able to hit the game-winner as time expires.


LeBron misses clutch FTAs, potential winning jumper

LeBron James misses a pair of free throws that would've padded the Lakers' lead. After Patty Mills gives the Spurs the lead, LeBron misses a shot as time expires.


LeBron picks up and-1 off wild sequence

Josh Hart is able to save the ball from going out of bounds, then flips it ahead to Lonzo Ball who tips it to LeBron James for an and-1 layup.


LeBron feeds Lonzo for corner 3 in OT

LeBron James dishes it out to Lonzo Ball as he pulls up for the corner and banks it in against the Spurs.


LeBron forces OT with deep 3

With just seconds on the clock and the Lakers down by three, LeBron James pulls up for a 3-pointer and hits nothing but net.


World Series expert picks: Will Red Sox or Dodgers win it all?

Can the Dodgers win their first title in 30 years? Or will the Red Sox bring another championship to Boston? Our experts make their series picks.

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Kershaw to start World Series Game 1 at Boston

The Dodgers have made it official: Clayton Kershaw will be their World Series Game 1 starter Tuesday.

Ultimate World Series viewer's guide for Red Sox-Dodgers

We look at what's on the line for Boston and L.A., whether Clayton Kershaw can get a title and what matchups could make the difference.


NBA Power Rankings: A new top 10 and a few big risers

Who are the biggest risers and fallers after the first week of real NBA basketball?

Kyrie and Hayward both miss game-tying shots in final seconds

Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward both get a chance to tie the game but miss their shots in 93-90 loss against the Magic.


Beal goes off in the first half

Bradley Beal finishes the first half with 19 points against the Blazers.


Curry finds Durant for transition dunk

Steph Curry throws the up ahead pass to Kevin Durant for the easy dunk.


Dame converts a tough and-1 shot

Damian Lillard nails an off-balance shot after he's fouled.


Booker floats in the air for and-1 layup

Devin Booker drives hard to his right and hangs in the air, converting the and-one layup over Damian Jones.


Warriors come out throwing lobs

The Warriors have struggled from three so they are throwing lobs as they get three early dunks.


Ingles steals then scores

Joe Ingles steals the ball then drives it down court for the score.


Portland's ball movement leads to Layman dunk

The Blazers make a couple of unselfish passes to set Jake layman up for an open dunk.


Mitchell hits impressive Eurostep on score

Donovan Mitchell drives to the rim, then hits the Eurostep for a score.


Bledsoe feeds Giannis inside for dagger

Eric Bledsoe fires a quick pass into the paint for Giannis Antetokounmpo who jams it home to put the Bucks up 11 over the Knicks in the final minute of action.


Towns' block leads to Butler layup

Karl-Anthony Towns blocks the shot and the ball ends up with Jimmy Butler who finishes on the other end.



Monday'S GAMES

Inspired Falcons defense shuts down Saquon Barkley, Giants

It wasn't a flawless outing as Atlanta (3-4) gave up chunk pass plays and points in the fourth quarter, but there were defensive moments to build upon.

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Even against Falcons, Giants' offense struggles to score

The Falcons had been allowing 32 points per game so far this season. But that was before they faced the woeful Giants.

OBJ drops pass on 2-point conversion

After a Saquon Barkley TD, the Giants go for the 2-point conversion, but Odell Beckham Jr. can't hang onto Eli Manning's pass in the end zone.


OBJ 'liked' the 2-point call by Shurmur

Odell Beckham Jr. appreciates Pat Shurmur's aggressiveness by going for 2 after Saquon Barkley's TD, saying "I'm always gonna ride with him."


Ryan on win: 'We'll take it'

Matt Ryan speaks to Lisa Salters after the Falcons edge the Giants 23-20 on Monday Night Football.


Failed 2-point conversion thwarts Giants' comeback

The Giants scored two touchdowns with less than 5 minutes remaining, but a failed two-point conversion proved costly as New York fell to Atlanta.


Eli can't convert on fourth down

On 4th-and-goal from the 1-yard line, Eli Manning is unable to target Odell Beckham Jr. and the Giants turnover the ball.


Eli: 'Coach says go for 2, we go for 2'

Eli Manning expresses his thoughts on the failed 2-point conversion against the Falcons as well as the failed 4th-and-goal play in the 2nd quarter.


Shurmur wanted to be 'aggressive' on 2-point conversion

Pat Shurmur explains why he decided to have the Giants go for two instead of the extra point after Saquon Barkley's TD in the fourth quarter.


Should the Giants have gone for 2 that early?

Tim Hasselbeck joins SVP to react to the Giants going for a 2-point conversion on Saquon Barkley's fourth-quarter touchdown.


OBJ just keeps his feet inbounds for TD

Eli Manning lobs a pass to the back of the end zone to Odell Beckham Jr., who makes the catch and just keeps his feet inbounds for the score.


Arsenal make statement, but Emery wants more

Arsenal's comeback win over Leicester was their most significant this season, and Mesut Ozil put on a show, yet Unai Emery still isn't satisfied.

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Ozil 9/10, Auba 8/10 as Arsenal make it 10 in a row

Thanks to a virtuoso performance from Mesut Ozil and another super cameo from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal turned it round vs. Leicester.

Arsenal 3-1 Leicester City: Ozil stars for the Gunners

Mesut Ozil showed his brilliance against Leicester, scoring a goal and having a hand in both goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsenal won 3-1.


Must See

Lillard makes a 'Stone Cold' entrance

Damian Lillard walks into the arena wearing a Stone Cold Steve Austin mask and shirt to go along with a WWE championship belt.


OBJ shows Moss his version of the infamous 'mooning'

During pregame warmups, Odell Beckham Jr. shows off his version of the infamous 'mooning' celebration in front of Randy Moss.


Ramos plays down training ground bust-up

Sergio Ramos has played down a training ground bust-up with youth player Sergio Regulion ahead of their Champions League match against Viktoria Plzen.



LIVE Transfer Talk: Chelsea plan winter move for Icardi

With Alvaro Morata still struggling to find scoring form, Chelsea are planning a move for Mauro Icardi in January. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Transfer Rater: Koulibaly to United, Ake to City

Kalidou Koulibaly to Manchester United and Nathan Ake to Manchester City are some of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.


Roman Reigns reveals 11-year leukemia battle

Roman Reigns revealed on Monday Night Raw he has had leukemia for 11 years, and that the cancer's return means he will step away from WWE.

The wrestling world reacts to Roman Reigns revealing battle with leukemia

Roman Reigns' announced Monday night that he has leukemia and will have to step away from the WWE. Before he even walked out of the ring, the waves of support from the world of pro wrestling began to roll in.

Reigns announces his battle with leukemia has returned

WWE Universal champion Roman Reigns reveals his battle with leukemia has returned and has to relinquish his title, but vows to beat cancer again.



Making sense of Dallas' trade for Amari Cooper: It's about Dak

Cooper is an upgrade, and he allows the Cowboys to fairly evaluate Prescott, who is due a huge extension soon.

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Cowboys admit WR committee was a mistake, hope Cooper is a No. 1

By trading a first-round draft pick for Cooper, Dallas is hoping it once again has a No. 1 receiver who can bolster a lackluster passing game.

Cowboys trade 1st-round pick for Raiders' Cooper

The Dallas Cowboys made a move to benefit quarterback Dak Prescott by acquiring wide receiver Amari Cooper from the Oakland Raiders for a 2019 first-round draft pick.

Formula 1

U.S. Grand Prix

The real reason Hamilton didn't win the title in Austin

Why was Lewis Hamilton unable to wrap up the drivers' championship at the U.S. Grand Prix? Laurence Edmondson analyses Mercedes' strategic decisions in Austin to why it didn't win on Sunday.

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Hamilton can win the title at the Mexican Grand Prix

A look at what Lewis Hamilton needs to do at the Mexican Grand Prix to wrap up the championship.

Ricciardo punched a hole in wall after Austin DNF

Daniel Ricciardo was unable to contain his frustration after an engine failure prematurely ended his U.S. Grand Prix in Austin.


VAR 'taking the sting out of the game' - Taggart

The A-League's VAR system can only get better according to Brisbane's Adam Taggart, who says the video official is killing the momentum of matches.

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New A-League season, same old VAR debacle

VAR controversies, promising debuts and more mystery surrounding Usain Bolt. Rob Brooks reviews a wild opening weekend in the A-League.


D'Arcy Short powers Australia over UAE

A half-century to D'Arcy Short has powered Australia over United Arab Emirates in their first T20 clash.

Herath to bid goodbye after Galle Test

Top stories from around the world in our round up


A tribute to the most-successful left-arm bowler in Test history

Rangana Herath will retire after the first Test in Galle, where he made his Test debut 19 years ago


A look into the newest T20 league in the world - Afghanistan Premier League

After the culmination of the first-ever Afghanistan Premier League, we look at some takeaways from it and try to understand what the modern masters make of it.



Barnwell picks NFL contender flaws: Which teams can fix issues?

Blake Bortles' up-and-down play is holding back the Jags. The defending champion Eagles have an obvious weakness. These are the flaws for every top team.

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Let's overreact to NFL Week 7: Do Jaguars need to go QB shopping?

After losing for the fourth time in the past five games, should Jacksonville make some moves? We take on Week 7's biggest questions.

Cowboys add Cooper to bolster offense

Adam Schefter breaks down the Raiders' trade of Amari Cooper to the Cowboys for a first-round pick.


Hasselbeck: Cooper trade 'makes a ton of sense' for Cowboys

Tim Hasselbeck and Ryan Clark react to the Raiders' trading Amari Cooper to the Cowboys.


Former Panthers WR Carruth released from prison

After nearly two decades in prison, former Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth walked out to a waiting car that took him away.


Stephen A. gets fired up over Bortles

Stephen A. Smith weighs in on the frustrations of the Jaguars' defense amidst a losing streak, saying the biggest problem is Blake Bortles.


All-Pro CB Peterson asks for trade from Cardinals

Ryan Clark and Tim Hasselbeck discuss if the Arizona Cardinals will actually trade Patrick Peterson and how it will impact the locker room.


No structural damage found in Michel's knee

Adam Schefter explains that Sony Michel's MRI results came back with no structural damage, and he is now considered week-to-week for the Patriots.


College Football

Week 8

College football bowl projections after Week 8

Ohio State's loss at Purdue helped move Michigan into playoff consideration in our latest projections. Find out where your team could go bowling.

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College football Power Rankings: Does LSU have enough offense?

Michigan and Oklahoma push the Tigers out of the rankings' top five despite a win over Mississippi State. Questions remain about LSU's pass attack.


White: Floyd's team hasn't approached us about Khabib fight


White: 'I was the most upset guy on the planet' after UFC 229

Dana White describes the response he's received to Khabib Nurmagomdeov's postfight altercation with Conor McGregor at UFC 229.


Weidman says he's one win from title shot

Chris Weidman says he is one win away from getting a title shot at middleweight.


GGG next big free agent for broadcasters

Now that Canelo Alvarez has signed with DAZN for 11 fights, GGG is the next target for broadcasters. But there are other middleweights of interest.

Hearn slams Wilder for 'wasting time'

Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn has slammed Deontay Wilder for "wasting his time" during negotiations for a unifying world title fight.


Roundtable: NHL prospects we'd build around

Our team talks prospects, including which future NHLer we are most excited to see and which team is best set up for the future.

Real or fake? Breaking down NHL's early-season trends

Goals are being scored at a historic clip, the Golden Knights are struggling and Auston Matthews is on a tear. These can't all hold.


Asher-Smith, Semenya among Athlete of Year nominees

British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith and South African middle distance runner Caster Semenya are among the nominees for Female World Athlete of the Year.

Healy, Gardner complete 3-0 whitewash of Pakistan

Australia opened up a four-point gap at the top of the table after three rounds of the ICC Women's World Championship after completing a 3-0 whitewash of Pakistan.

Stephens beats Osaka in 3 sets at WTA Finals

In a match between the last two US Open champions, Sloane Stephens came out on top, defeating Naomi Osaka in the opening round of the WTA Finals.

Fantasy Basketball

Fantasy hoops roto rankings: Joe Ingles is taking flight

Wondering where players stand now that the season is underway? Here are Joe Kaiser's top 150 rankings for the rest of the season in rotisserie leagues.

Fantasy NBA Daily Notes: Who will benefit from Lakers suspensions?

A weekend kerfuffle led to some suspensions, which could open the door for some young Lakers to shine this week. Plus, a look at NBA action from the weekend and ahead to Monday night.

Fantasy hoops points ranks: Why Giannis is ready to take over the world

The Greek Freak is set to live up to his nickname by dominating the fantasy world for years to come. Here's why, plus a look at rest-of-season rankings.


Week 7

NFL Week 7 takeaways: Eagles facing uphill climb for playoffs

Forget the NFC East. The Eagles are now in a real fight just to make the playoffs. NFL Nation dives into Week 7.

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First-place Redskins' approach at stopping Ezekiel Elliott works

The Redskins' opportunistic defensive front bottled up Elliott, pounced on a fumble for a TD and led Washington into first place in the NFC East.

Maher's FG bangs off upright as Cowboys lose

Brett Maher misses a 52-yard field goal with a chance for the Cowboys to tie the game, giving the Redskins a 20-17 victory.


Prescott fumbles in end zone for Redskins score

Dak Prescott fumbles again, but this time the Redskins scoop and score to extend their lead to 20-10.


Gurley notches 3 TDs in Rams' win

Todd Gurley II runs in two goal-line touchdowns and scores on a Jared Goff screen pass, carrying the Rams to a 39-10 win over the 49ers.


Prescott dives into end zone

Dak Prescott dives into the end zone to make it a one-score game.


Patriots stop Bears' Hail Mary on 1-yard line as time expires

Mitchell Trubisky launches a Hail Mary to the end zone and the Patriots stop Kevin White from reaching the end zone as time expires.


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