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New England Patriots almost traded Rob Gronkowski to the Detroit Lions

Wasn't going anywhere without Brady". "Patriots are a great team, great ownership, great head coach, great players and we've got a huge challenge in front of us", said Patricia, who spent 14 seasons with New England, six as defensive coordinator.

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Bills rookie QB Josh Allen hurdles Vikings as part of shocking upset

Allen certainly earned some with this performance. "I was trusting my feet, trusting my gut", Allen said of the hurdle. The sharper version of Allen was on display Sunday, when he finished 15-of-22 (69 percent) for 196 yards and a 26-yard touchdown to second-year tight end Jason Croom .

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Maurizio Sarri makes frank Liverpool admission ahead of Reds double-header

Chelsea go to Anfield in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, before a league meeting at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Sarri, though, conceded that the two teams are at very different stages. "We have to work and improve and then maybe in a year it will be the same level as Liverpool". "We are trying to have him at the end of the week, but I don't know at the moment".

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FedEx Cup to offer $15 million to victor next year

Starting next year at East Lake, the FedEx Cup leader will start the Tour Championship at 10-under par and have a two-shot lead. Another surprise the model is projecting at the Tour Championship 2018: Thomas, last year's FedEx Cup champion, fails to defend his title and finishes outside the top three.

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Jimmy Butler granted permission to avoid media day on Monday

The Sun-Times reported earlier this summer that Butler had grown frustrated with the "nonchalant attitudes" of some of the younger Timberwolves , including recent No. Dinwiddie had a breakout season past year, finishing third in the voting for Most Improved Player. Towns was the top pick in the 2016 National Basketball Association draft by the Wolves and was named Rookie of the Year.

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Unai Emery demands improvement from Arsenal players

I think it's unlikely he'll start against Everton after picking up this knock but Torreira will hopefully be fit enough to line-up against Brentford in the League Cup next Wednesday. Each match we play, I am responsible for the group and for Torreira also , today I think it is better [for Lucas] to leave the match. "Their experience is very important, like other things, to play each match in the Premier League because the competition is stronger".

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UEFA takes disciplinary action against Ronaldo

A ten-men Juventus , however, defeated their Spanish opponents as Miralem Pjanic succesfully converted two spot kicks, eventually leading the Bianconeri to a 2-0 victory. "It would be great if UEFA had a discussion along the likes of: 'We were wrong". Despite that, World Cup victor Lippi said the decision signalled the need for VAR to be introduced in the Champions League .

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Florence evacuees return as others brace for more flooding

The agency also predicted prolonged heavy rain over a large portion of the Atlantic and the Carolinas. Flooding across the Carolinas was expected to worsen over the next couple of days, forecasters said. Particularly concerning is the continued swelling of the 140-mile long Waccamaw River, which runs through both states. The city of Georgetown on Friday will hand out 15,000 sandbags as the county develops plans to evacuate residents.

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Cleveland Wins! Browns fans get free beer

That means free beer for Browns fans as part of a Bud Light promotion. The Cleveland Police Department even offered their praise to the Browns , while also reminding Cleveland to "stay calm" and "drive sober". Cleveland definitely deserved tonight. With the city of Cleveland awash in Mayfield mania, however, it's hard to fathom Jackson sending his electric rookie back to the bench.

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Klopp laughs off Salah’s lack of goals

Klopp, whose side have begun the season in great style and are yet to drop a point after five Premier League matches despite Salah's lack of goals, admitted the Egyptian's superb record had raised expectations. "Finishing is something that you can never take for granted". Klopp has been tasked with steering Liverpool FC to a serious Premier League title challenge this season after the Reds finished in fourth place in the table and without a trophy last term.

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Nuno: Wolves will stick to their guns at Manchester United

Dalot was a £19m summer signing from Porto and is regarded as a potential long-term successor to Antonio Valencia in United's right back berth. "He came in for €100 million and you factor in that Man United do pay a premium because they're one of the biggest and richest football clubs in the world, and the riches of the Premier League, but I don't see much difference in him from when he turned up".

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Josh Gordon trade: Bill Belichick finally breaks silence

Unfortunately for Gordon, he has battled a lot of substance abuse issues. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network , the seventh-round pick is not conditional, contrary to some reports. Now, Coleman is the only first-rounder from the 2016 draft who is on a practice squad. Gordon should certainly be motivated to prove that he is still one of the best in the game, and he will now be playing on one of the best teams in the NFL .

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Thomas Meunier reveals what PSG need to copy from Liverpool team

Paris Saint Germain star, Neymar has personally congratulated Roberto Firmino after the Liverpool star scored his club's last-gasp victor against the French side in the Champions League match on Tuesday evening. Thomas Meunier's low volley cut Liverpool's lead in the first half and the Belgium worldwide suggested PSG should consider following the Reds' tactical plan.

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Rival execs think trade of Wolves' Butler may be inevitable

Butler didn't have LeBron on his list of teams he'd like to be traded to. But if the C's have a strong 2018-19 campaign (as they're expected to) and Butler joins the Clippers rather than the Knicks or Nets , Irving may be less tempted to skip town, deciding instead to re-sign in Boston long-term.

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Klopp wants forwards to keep going for goal

Liverpool extended their ideal start to the season as goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino ensured the Premier League leaders punished woeful Tottenham with a 2-1 win on Saturday. "They changed a bit of the system, we expected it and didn't think too much about it", Klopp told BT Sport. "We wanted that, so how could I stand here and say 'oh my God we have to play all these teams.' That's how it is and that's why our owners have brought us all together - to try to do our ...

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Lionel MESSI hat trick in FC Barcelona Champions League win against PSV

It was his second free kick goal in three home games this season. Despite Messi's exalted status, Barcelona have won only one of the last five Champions Leagues . Both of which were quintessential goals from the Argentinian superstar, who now has scored more Champions League/European Cup hat tricks than any other player.

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Browns announce terms of Josh Gordon trade, sign WR Rod Streater

But Patriots stepped in and closed. Gordon is set to be cut from Cleveland on Monday after he did not report to the Browns' facility on time Saturday. He logged a lone catch for 17 yards and a score in Week 1 against the Steelers before sitting out Sunday's loss to the Saints with a hamstring injury.

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Chelsea eye recently-signed Premier League striker as Morata doubts grow

Luiz's future at Stamford Bridge seemed uncertain after he made only nine Premier League starts for the club last season, but he has since established himself as a key member of new manager Maurizio Sarri 's starting lineup. Chelsea travel to Greece for Thursday's Europa League tie against PAOK, and Sarri will consider rotating his squad. "I hope he can recover in the next two or three days and maybe there is an opportunity that I can give him a chance".

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Gordon's impending release not due to substance abuse violation

Earlier Saturday, Cleveland ruled Gordon out for Sunday's game against the Saints with a hamstring injury . It is unclear specifically why the Browns made a decision to cut ties with Gordon, but his release will bring to an end a saga of off-the-field problems related to Gordon's substance abuse suspensions and addiction.

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Galaxy's Ibrahimovic scores 500th career goal

Toronto had jumped out to a 3-0 first-half lead at BMO Field before Ibrahimovic's goal fueled a furious Galaxy rally that saw a tie game by the 58th minute. The World Cup victor attempted and failed to imitate Zlatan's acrobatic prowess before saying, "I tell you to play football and you watch too much Jackie Chan, Jet Li and Bruce Lee".

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Canelo open to another rematch after defeating Golovkin

You could nearly see that it surprised Golovkin himself who was more the boxer type of the two this time round. The fight, in front of a sellout, celebrity-studded crowd that included Mike Tyson, actor Will Smith and basketballer LeBron James at T-Mobile Arena, lived up to its billing as the best two pound-for-pound fighters in the world.

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Maurizio Sarri confirms decision made on Chelsea’s new club captain

Liverpool's first win away at Tottenham in four attempts for Klopp was another sign of the progress made under the German, particularly as they suffered a 4-1 thrashing at Wembley last season. Cardiff had picked up just two points in 0-0 draws with a man advantage against Newcastle and Huddersfield prior to their visit to the capital. Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick in the game to help Chelsea maintain their flawless start to the Premier League season.

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Ronaldo wants Juventus to sign Paul Pogba in January

Mourinho says Pogba has never mentioned to him that he wants to leave but admits he is now "in the dark" as to whether he will stay put. I have a direct relationship with the players - not just Paul. "If you live it from within, as happened to me in the first 4 years, you are not amazed at the path and the triumphs". The 2018 FIFA World Cup victor has come in for criticism from some quarters for his form since returning to Manchester United in 2016, despite winning the Europa League and ...

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US Open Umpire Makes First Public Statement

The International Tennis Federation supported Ramos in a statement released Monday, saying that his decisions were "in accordance with the relevant rules and were re-affirmed by the US Open's decision to fine Serena Williams for the three offenses".

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Like father, like son: George and Timothy Weah play on same day

Liberia arranged the friendly to retire their number 14 shirt, worn by Weah at his playing peak. The 51-year-old, once named African Player of the Century, led the attack, but couldn't recreate the kind of performances that saw him score more than 200 goals, as a strong Super Eagles team ran out 2-1 winners in Monrovia.