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Germany, Portugal, Belgium and Spain top seeds for UEFA Nations League

UEFA have also confirmed that Nations League games will stand as "competitive" replacements for worldwide friendlies, but not as a replacement for the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign, which will now begin in March 2019 and end in November 2019.

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Tom Brady practices on Wednesday

Brady has undergone tests for the injury but is expected play in the team's Week 6 game against the Jets in NY on Sunday, sources told ESPN's Mike Reiss . According to ESPN, he's been hit 32 times . If there was any concern about Tom Brady potentially not playing Sunday against the Jets, the 40-year-old ended that debate when he spoke Wednesday at Gillette Stadium.

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Iceland becomes smallest nation to qualify for FIFA World Cup

Russian Federation brace yourself - the "Viking thunder clap" is heading your way. "They're a bloody good side", tweeted former England worldwide Gary Lineker, who now works as a TV presenter. "The hardest thing was to get going again after our massive party in France", Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said. "The success is not an end in itself but a long journey towards a final destination".

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Have Argentina ever failed to qualify for the World Cup before?

Argentina have it all to do. Jokela continued: "If Argentina didn't make it to the tournament- there would be an impact on outright odds as Argentina are now #5 favourite to win World Cup 2018 - other favourites' odds like Germany's , France's, Brazil's , Spain's, Belgium's and England's would naturally drop a bit".

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Joel Embiid Agrees to Contract Extension with Philadelphia 76ers

He averaged 20.2 points and 7.8 rebounds last season. Addressing the injuries, Wojnarowski did report Monday that the new Embiid contract will include "some salary-cap protection for the 76ers should Embiid suffer injury that causes him to miss significant playing time".

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Brendan Steele wins back-to-back Safeway Opens

Steele had a big season a year ago. John Daly, the two-time major victor who in May won his first PGA Tour Champions title and is playing via a sponsor exemption, birdied the 18th for a second-round 69 to make the 1-under cut at 143. "I was hitting great shots, good putts and got some good breaks". There are a couple of tee shots and a couple of approaches where you have to pay attention.

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Aaron Rodgers: Davante Adams wanted ball on game-winning TD

Dak Prescott had given the Cowboys the lead with an 11-yard run with 1:13 remaining, capping a 17-play drive that lasted nearly nine minutes. With the stakes lower than the last time these two teams squared off, this loss is still costly, as it drops Dallas to 2-3 on the 2017 season and two games behind the division-leading Philadelphia Eagles.

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Columbus statues in 2 cities were vandalized with paint

He said: 'The conversation is Columbus . Many school districts and local governments will mark Columbus Day the same way they have for decades, with no classes and no work in honor of the man widely believed to have " discovered " America.

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What will the Oakland Raiders do without Derek Carr?

Carr must be making quick progress from his transverse process fracture in his back. The Raiders will have to change that in order to be successful and may look to safety Karl Joseph to do it, as he's had good success blitzing off the edge this season.

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WMU Beats Buffalo in 7-OT Marathon

Less than a year after Pitt and Syracuse set the FBS single-game scoring record, Western Michigan and Buffalo broke the mark by two points. The Bulls responded, and then scored again in the fifth overtime. Seconds later, his sister joined the team on the sideline to celebrate - even though the game hadn't ended. It did exactly that, with a 12-yard Jarvion Franklin touchdown run ending the marathon game in the seventh OT.

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UFC 216: Ferguson vs

According to UFC president Dana White, the UFC lightweight champion is going to defend his title. Derrick Lewis was forced out of the fight earlier in the day after a back injury flared up and Harris agreed to move from his fight with Mark Godbeer to meet the former champion.

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Knee injury fears for important Man Utd midfield man

Fellaini was subbed off 29 minutes into Belgium's 4-3 win over Bosnia. It's claimed Fellaini will be out for a "couple of weeks" after the scan confirmed a "MCL sprain". They added: "It is something to be anxious about on first sight. Ligaments left knee. More news tomorrow", it said. Fellaini's absence means that Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matić will likely be in the limelight for the crucial clash with Liverpool at Anfield, with not a lot of other first team midfield options in reserve.

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Steve Smith To Return Home From Australia's Tour Of India

Captain Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten 22 as he combined with Shikhar Dhawan, who finished on 15 not out, to steer the hosts to a revised target of 48 with three balls to spare. Left-arm wrist spinner Yadav then dismissed the risky Finch for 42 and also all-rounder Moises Henriques, earning excellent figures of 2-16 off his four overs.

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Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock may have been planning Boston attack

News reported today that Stephen Paddock, the gunman who killed 58 and injured more than 500 at a country concert on the Las Vegas Strip, did research on hotels and concerts in both Boston and Chicago. While there is now no credible threat to Fenway Park according to public safety agencies, the Red Sox have been working with city, state, and federal officials on increased security measures for postseason games at Fenway Park.

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Ronaldo: I will never forget Man United

According to Rio Ferdinand, a club legend who once captained the team and accomplished a lot during his time in the Red Devils back line, Mourinho is testing Shaw. No, in 10 years it will be tough. "I just thought in my mind "I want to go there, to show my level, to show that I'm a different player" and this is what I did".

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Cristiano Ronaldo Jokes About Joining Old Team-Mate Rio Ferdinand in Boxing

The forward will at least have Ferdinand as a point of reference for whether he could pursue a boxing lifestyle and may reconsider if his old team-mate is beaten badly in his debut fight. It was a great day for me. Ferdinand had recently announced his ambition to pursue the career of a professional boxer and he asked Cristiano about where he saw himself in the next ten years.

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Camp near Srinagar Airport attacked

Militants have in recent months targeted police camps in Kashmir. "The remaining terrorists, whose exact number is still unknown are holed up in a nearby white building with encounter in its final stages, said an official". A constable of Indian police was also killed in an attack in Pulwama district. Residents of the area said that they heard dozens of loud explosions which rattled entire Humaham and its adjoining neighbourhoods.

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Srinagar attack: One BSF jawan killed, three injured

Aashiq Ahmad, posted as Munshi in local police station, was shot at by militants while he was returning from the marriage ceremony of a relative at Padgampora in Awantipora, 30 kms from here, last night, a police official said. Meanwhile, Jaish-e-Muhammad has claimed responsibility for the attack, reports said. However, flights resumed operating in the afternoon after the security clearance from the police.

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Yankees Like Their Chances Against Twins In AL Wild-Card Game

Regardless of the final score, the Twins should be commended for making it to the Wild Card game. The victor of this game will take on the Central Division Champion Cleveland Indians on Thursday. The game will also stream live online through Watch ESPN . Las Vegas oddsmakers have the New York Yankees installed as a huge favorite at -230. Brian Dozier is the team's most unsafe hitter with 34 home runs, while Joe Mauer and Eddie Rosario both tied for a team-high.507 slugging ...

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Titans go get another QB, add Weeden with Mariota ailing

The 33-year-old spent time with the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans after leaving Cleveland. Weeden, seen above getting sacked by the American flag, started 20 games for the Browns in 2012 and 2013, eventually losing the starting role to Jason Campbell.

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Giants fall to Padres in Cain's finale

Following the season's final game, the last of Matt Cain's career, the career Giant offered fans and teammates an emotional farewell to his 13-year career in the City by the Bay. Sandoval finished 1-for-4 on the afternoon, also knocking in a run in the second on a ground out. Buddy Baumann (2-1), who pitched a scoreless eighth inning, got the win .

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Liverpool Couldn't Happen Again - Arsenal Star Reveals Turning Point

Solly March nearly hit back with Albion's first real chance of the half, with a free-kick routine resulting in a free shot that hit the post. In between, Arsenal had looked unsafe on the counter and the match became less even. "Yeah, I felt good [vs Bate] and I have said it for a while", Wilshere added. Sanchez then cut inside moments later, only being denied by the fingertips of Ryan.

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Melvin Gordon, start or sit?

River launched a 44-yard pass to Benjamin, a penalty on the Chiefs would push Los Angeles to Kansas City's 11-yard line . If the Chargers have trouble moving the ball, the thought of loss number four on the season becomes a real possibility.

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Australia post 242-9 in 5th ODI against India

Sensing the lack of bounce in the pitch, Kohli introduced part-timer Kedar Jadhav in the 14th. Apart from Patel, Jaspreet Bumrah took two wickets . After Rahane's wicket , skipper Virat Kohli contributed with well rounded 35 runs and took India nearly to home, before both him and and Rohit fell prey to Adam Zampa.

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Troy Upset Finds Life In Death Valley

Silvers was in the stands the last time Troy visited Death Valley in 2008, when LSU overcame a 31-3 second-half hole for the largest comeback in Tigers history. The game was homecoming for the Tigers, and traditionally, schools schedule homecoming opponents they can beat. I think pretty much everybody enjoys having Ed Orgeron (career record: 25-31) in and around college football in one capacity or another, ideally answering questions on camera as often as possible.