• Holland see off Belarus but need miracle after Sweden's rout of Luxembourg
Holland see off Belarus but need miracle after Sweden's rout of Luxembourg

The Netherlands are now six points behind the Scandinavian country with just two matches to play, but have an inferior goal difference of a whopping 14. Sweden , second in the group, hold a three-point lead and a goal difference that is better by 12 goals over the Dutch, who they meet on Wednesday.

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  • Belgium fear Marouane Fellaini has knee ligament damage after limping off
Belgium fear Marouane Fellaini has knee ligament damage after limping off

He was treated briefly by medical staff and appeared to indicate there was a problem in his left knee, before being replaced by Anderlecht's Leander Dendocker. Marouane Fellaini was seen limping off the field in the first half itself during Belgium's clash with Bosnia. Fellaini has scored four goals and provided one assist this season already ...

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  • UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee, fight card, date, start time, PPV price
UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee, fight card, date, start time, PPV price

In the co-main event, Demetrious Johnson chases history vs. For one final time before Saturday's UFC 216 main event , heated lightweight rivals Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee got face to face. Ray Borg for the flyweight title. Originally from Detroit, Lee moved to Las Vegas in 2014. What are your thoughts on Ferguson's comments sugges...

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  • Dante Exum's Shoulder Injury Could Cause Him To Miss The Entire Season
Dante Exum's Shoulder Injury Could Cause Him To Miss The Entire Season

Utah's game was not televised, but reporters at the game indicated Exum took a tough fall and immediately made his way to the locker room. It's Exum's second significant injury of his young National Basketball Association career. For Utah, rookie guard Donovan Mitchell is expected to see an expanded role as the backup to starting point guard R...

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  • Final tally in NZ election strengthens Labour in negotiation talks
Final tally in NZ election strengthens Labour in negotiation talks

Winston Peters , a veteran New Zealand politician who has now held the balance of power three times, has in past elections formed coalition governments with both the National Party and Labour . Why do Kiwis support NZ First? Those came at the expense of the National Party, which lost two seats. " I don't think it weakens it significantly at...

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  • Simona Halep becomes 25th WTA World No.1
Simona Halep becomes 25th WTA World No.1

Halep would get more chances after squandering a commanding lead against Ostapenko in Paris, losing matches in Wimbledon and Cincinnati while knowing what was on the line, as well as another loss in Eastbourne that would have elevated her to the top but was not known until after the fact.

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  • Las Vegas shooting victims: Heather and Sonny Melton, Paris, Tenn
Las Vegas shooting victims: Heather and Sonny Melton, Paris, Tenn

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said those who sacrificed themselves say far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could. "When the bullets began raining down from above, Sonny shielded her from danger, selflessly giving up his life to save hers", Sanders said. Her death was confirmed to ABC...

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  • Top Pick Myles Garrett Set To Make NFL Debut
Top Pick Myles Garrett Set To Make NFL Debut

Garrett has been out since September 6 when he suffered a high-ankle sprain after a teammate fell on his leg. "Have to play better in the second quarter". "I can't wait to see him actually go out there and get some snaps and just let him let loose". If he can't play, they'd have a big problem because backup nickelback Darryl Roberts (hamstring) w...

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  • Germany, England seal 2018 World Cup berths
Germany, England seal 2018 World Cup berths

Before his first game in charge as permanent manager, against Germany , Southgate said: "We have to get off the island and learn from elsewhere". But I'm throwing a wildcard in with Wilshere. "Then around that we have got a structure of a team to go and win football matches. Now we have to be focused for the whole match, otherwise we could b...

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  • Las Vegas gunman searched for hotels near Fenway Park
Las Vegas gunman searched for hotels near Fenway Park

Boston officials were told that Paddock researched hotels near Fenway Park, but few if any rooms have a clear view of the stands at the venerable park. "We just have information that he was on possible sites looking at Boston there's nothing to indicate he made it here or he ever stepped foot in Boston ".

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  • U.S. inch closer to WC
U.S. inch closer to WC

Panama , who drew 1-1 with the USA in Panama City in March, will likely qualify for Russian Federation if they win in Florida on Friday.A draw would also work in Panama's favour, leaving them needing only to beat Costa Rica - who by that stage may already have qualified - next Tuesday to book a first ever place at the World Cup .

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  • Disciplined bowling leads India to comfortable win in rain-shortened game
Disciplined bowling leads India to comfortable win in rain-shortened game

However, Yuzvendra Chahal continued the trend of outfoxing Maxwell in the ongoing series . Indian bowlers performed in unison as Australia were restricted to a meagre 118 for 8 when rain stopped play after 18.4 overs. When India's T20I squad for the series against Australia was announced, Ashish Nehra's name created the greatest buzz...

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  • MSU, East Lansing police receive threats against athletic events
MSU, East Lansing police receive threats against athletic events

There is always plenty of anticipation before Michigan football takes on Michigan State. The Wolverines are 4-0, 1-0 in the Big Ten, while the Spartans are 3-1, 1-0. The Spartans are coming off a big conference win over Iowa - who just a week prior was two points shy of besting undefeated Penn State - with the still-improving defense allowing o...

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  • Scotland ready for do-or-die World Cup crunch match against Slovenia
Scotland ready for do-or-die World Cup crunch match against Slovenia

So thanks for the favour, now if you would kindly forget how to play football so we can go to Russian Federation instead, that would be great. Gordon Strachan's side looked to have blown their hopes despite playing against 10 men for 68 minutes after Slovak Robert Mak had been sent off for diving having been booked earlier for a rash challeng...

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  • Respect for flag trumps freedom of speech
Respect for flag trumps freedom of speech

The NFL and the Players Association said they met "to discuss the important issue of social activism" on Tuesday. Trump's comments took the risk out of protesting for many players, but also gave the National Football League the chance to appease communities of color by emulating Kaepernick's approach, while echoing recent rallies from the alt-r...

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  • D-Backs used smartwatch in wild-card
D-Backs used smartwatch in wild-card

Arizona opens the NL Division Series on Friday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Prieto told reporters Thursday that he didn't use the watch for any illicit goal and that it was on "airplane mode" during the game, a setting that shuts off any of the watch's communication abilities.

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  • England call up replacement for Ben Stokes in the Ashes squad
England call up replacement for Ben Stokes in the Ashes squad

But the European Central Bank said in light of the ongoing police investigation, Middlesex paceman Steven Finn would be added to the Ashes touring squad. BEN STOKES will not travel to Australia for the Ashes with the England squad following his Bristol street brawl - unless he is cleared in time by police over the late-night row.

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  • Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill wants contract extension
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill wants contract extension

It sounds so simple, yet it's everything but. Harry Kane scored deep into stoppage time to help England also claim their place at the World Cup with a 1-0 win against Slovenia in Group F. Scotland's group now looks the most likely for Ireland to reel in for that coveted top eight runners up spot. Tonight there's a home game against...

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  • Jupp Heynckes returns as Bayern boss until end of season
Jupp Heynckes returns as Bayern boss until end of season

And I've only done it because I owe a great deal to Bayern. "In the situation that Bayern find themselves, he is certainly a very good solution". "I can start immediately". We are very grateful Jupp agreed to return as head coach. Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic said: "Jupp Heynckes is a master of human rights and tactics".

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  • Northern Ireland 1 Germany 3
Northern Ireland 1 Germany 3

Fearless and gallant Northern Ireland failed in their mission impossible last night but will head to Oslo this morning buoyed by an impressive second half performance against Germany . In the second half, we couldn't have asked for any more. Kimmich's quieter second half did not prevent him from getting in on the act as his fine volley beat Mc...

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