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Sanchez dropped because Chilean slowing down passing game

Alexis Sanchez has been an instant hit with Arsenal supporters since becoming the second-most expensive signing in the club's history. Yet despite the £31.8million forward's eye-catching goals, pace and industry, his early performances for the Londoners have not totally convinced Arsene Wenger. Goal has learned that Sanchez has been dropped by the manager from the starting...
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Reggie Miller's niece found safe after going missing on Monday

Reggie Miller's 16-year-old niece is home safe and sound after giving her family a scare on Monday, according to the New York Daily News. Nikki Miller was reported missing around 7 a.m. Monday morning when her family found her bedroom empty, though with no signs of forced entry or a struggle. Soon after, the retired NBA star took to Twitter to ask for help finding his young niece...
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India boxing team protests scoring at Asian Games

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) India boxing official Sagarmal Dhayal says a formal protest has been lodged against the outcome of an Asian Games semifinal bout after judges awarded a unanimous decision to South Korea's Park Ji-na over L.Sarita Devi in the 60-kilogram division, prompting loud criticism from sections of the crowd and condemnation from a coach. India's chief coach...
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Nepal football chief accused of embezzlement

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) Nepal's powerful parliamentary committee has accused the long-time chief of the national football association of embezzling millions and ordered government agencies to investigate, file a case in court, and suspend him. Ramhari Khatiwada of parliament's public accounts committee said they have ordered the government to immediately begin the investigation...
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Monaco looks to put inconsistency aside at Zenit

PARIS (AP) Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has been blaming referees for his team's inconsistent results this season. After Monaco lost 1-0 at home to bitter rival Nice over the weekend, the Portuguese manager again questioned the standards of Ligue 1 officials, ruing the lack of ''a great French referee on the international stage.'' Monaco's next Champions...
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Greece's sporting calendar suspended following fan's death

Greece's government has ordered all domestic professional sporting matches to be called off for one week after a soccer fan died as a result of stadium violence. State hospital officials in Athens said 47-year-old Costas Katsoulis died early Monday after being hospitalized two weeks ago with a brain hemorrhage sustained during an attack by rival fans at a third-division match...
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Ito upsets top seed Wawrinka at Japan Open

TOKYO (AP) Japanese wild card Tatsuma Ito upset Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the Japan Open on Tuesday. The No. 103-ranked Ito converted all four of his break-point chances to dispatch top-seeded Wawrinka at Ariake Coliseum. He moved on to meet Benjamin Becker of Germany, who was leading Jarkko Nieminen 7-5, 4-1 when the Finn retired due...
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Impacts felt

Freshman are playing more than ever in 2014. Heck, 20 plus true freshman have played for the Tennessee Volunteers already. Here are ten that have already made their presence known in big ways for these respective teams. Deshaun Watson (QB) Clemson Watson started off splitting time with Cole Stout this season. When he took over as the Tigers starter this past weekend against North...
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Roma defender Cole did not expect to face Lampard again

Ashley Cole admits he never expected to come up against his old Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard again as the pair prepare to cross swords. Cole gave a rare press conference ahead of Roma's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad.  Lampard arrived at Manchester City on loan, having originally left the Stamford Bridge side for MLS newcomers New York City FC...
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Austria makes no changes for Euro 2016 qualifiers

VIENNA (AP) Austria will go into the Euro 2016 qualifiers against Moldova and Montenegro next week with the same team that drew 1-1 with Sweden in its first Group G match. Only Besiktas midfielder Veli Kavlak, who was called up but missed the Sweden match due to injury, has been replaced by Ingolstadt forward Lukas Hinterseer in the 23-man squad announced on Tuesday by coach Marcel...
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Mourinho prepared to risk Costa's fragile hamstrings

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho intends to risk Diego Costa's fragile hamstrings by starting the striker against Sporting Lisbon and Arsenal this week. Mourinho anticipates Spain will call upon the £32million summer signing from Atletico Madrid for their matches with Slovakia and Luxembourg next month, despite his belief that complete rest is needed to enable the forward to recover...
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Donovan's 32: McNabb's Week 5 rankings and thoughts for every NFL team (VIDEO)

1. SEATTLE: They will beat Washington coming off a bye. 2. DENVER: They have a good matchup vs. Arizona this week. 3. CINCINNATI: Andy Dalton is playing well and the defense is creating pressure. Good test coming up vs. the Patriots. 4. BALTIMORE: Gary Kubiak's offense is jelling -- fun to watch. 5. ARIZONA: Can Todd Bowles' defense come up with a disguise for Peyton Manning...
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Chelsea ahead of Manchester City in race to sign Barkley

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Olivier Giroud has signed a new Arsenal contract to keep him at the Emirates until 2018. Jose Mourinho has hinted he would join another English club if Chelsea were to dispose of him. Embattled Newcastle...
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Video, photos give jurors view of Auburn slaying

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) Video and photos are giving jurors a grisly view of the shooting that killed two former Auburn University football players more than two years ago. Lee County prosecutors played surveillance video and showed close-up photos of wounds and bodies on Monday during a second day of testimony in the trial of 24-year-old Desmonte Leonard. The trial continues Tuesday...
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LSU switches quarterbacks, elevates Brandon Harris to starter

After leading touchdown drives on nine of his last 10 series in a backup role, LSU freshman quarterback Brandon Harris is slated to make his first start in the 15th-ranked Tigers' first Southeastern Conference road game of the season at No. 5 Auburn this Saturday. LSU coach Les Miles announced the change in the pecking order on Monday, two days after Anthony Jennings, who started...
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Maria Sharapova beats Elina Svitolina to reach 3rd round at China Open

  Five-time major winner Maria Sharapova moved into the third round of the China Open with ease on Tuesday, while Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska late-season slump continued with another early loss. The fourth-seeded Sharapova saved seven of nine break points she faced in a 6-2, 6-2 win over Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, a semifinalist last week at the Wuhan Open. Radwanska, the fifth...
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Zimbabwe submits bid to host 2017 African Cup

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) The Zimbabwe Football Association says it has submitted a bid to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations. ZIFA says it lodged the bid papers on Monday at the Confederation of African Football headquarters in Cairo to meet Tuesday's deadline. The CAF has re-started the bid process for 2017 after conflict-torn Libya withdrew as host because of security concerns...
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Monday's Sports In Brief

NFL ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen four games into his third season. The decision was announced Monday night, soon after the Raiders (0-4) returned from London where they lost their 10th straight game, dating to last season, 34-14 to the Miami Dolphins. The firing was first reported by Fox Sports. Allen was the first head coach hired by Oakland...
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Breakdown: Robbie Keane continues to shine as LA Galaxy surges toward playoffs

Leave it to LA Galaxy manager Bruce Arena to capture the sentiment behind Robbie Keane’s often spectacular and surprisingly undersold tenure in MLS. “Good performance,” Arena told reporters after Keane scored twice in the Galaxy’s 4-0 victory over New York on Sunday. “Two important goals. Obviously, the first one was a classic Keane goal. Spectacular goal. Overall, very...
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Memphis running back Doroland Dorceus out for rest of season

  Memphis must play the rest of the season without injured running back Doroland Dorceus. Tigers coach Justin Fuente announced Monday that Dorceus would miss the rest of the year, but did not say what say what injury had sidelined the sophomore running back. Dorceus got hurt Saturday during a 24-3 loss to No. 11 Mississippi, which was ranked 10th at the time of the game. Dorceus...
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Hoosiers look for answers after loss to Maryland

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) As quickly as a road win over a ranked Missouri team gave the Indiana faithful hope, a blowout loss at home to unranked Maryland left the realization that the Hoosiers still lack the consistency needed to compete every week in the Big Ten. Now, coach Kevin Wilson and his team find themselves in a familiar situation, 2-2 for the third consecutive year. With...
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Lack of running game slows Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State has veterans on the offensive line, experienced running backs, and a quarterback who has been around. In other words, all the ingredients a team needs for a strong running game. Except it's not happening. The Cyclones are last in the Big 12 and 110th out of 125 teams nationally in rushing. They are averaging only 104 yards a game and 3.4 yards a carry...
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Strong accepts Texas is underdog against Baylor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) In his first season in the Big 12, Texas coach Charlie Strong seems to have accepted his role as underdog this week against No. 7 Baylor. ''I don't have a choice,' Strong said with a laugh on Monday. ''We're a (two-touchdown) underdog right now.'' Some of his players, however, don't want to hear it. ''They're...
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Bears off to up-and-down start with Carolina next

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman watched his defense struggle to stop Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers in a home loss and saw the proverbial tip of the iceberg for his inconsistent team. Whether it's a Jay Cutler interception at an inopportune time, a running game that took three games to come alive, or an injury-plagued defense failing against Rodgers...
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Saints humbled, but not hopeless after 1-3 start

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Defensive captain Junior Galette is disgusted by the Saints' sluggish start. ''You have to be realistic and know that we're not as good as we thought we were,'' Galette, a pass-rushing outside linebacker, said Monday. ''We have three quarters (of the season) left, and we have to improve drastically.'' With the Saints (1...
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