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He told The Sun: "There were talks about me coming to United one year ago, that is correct. I know they want to win, they want to work and that is what we have to do". "We need to start the game sharp", Shaw was quoted as saying by MUTV . I like the mentality here in the United Kingdom, coaches in Italy should be more like that.
  • US Open: Novak Djokovic beats Gael Monfils to reach final

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    Friday's second semifinal will be between No. 3 Stan Wawrinka , a two-time major champion, and No. 6 Kei Nishikori, the 2014 runner-up in NY. Two-time major victor Stan Wawrinka takes on former finalist and Andy Murray conqueror Kei Nishikori .
  • Athletics to promote pitchers Raul Alcantara, Jharel Cotton

    Athletics to promote pitchers Raul Alcantara, Jharel Cotton

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    The A's consider both to be potentially key pieces to their future rotation. Alcantara, 23, will start Monday against the Angels. Ross Detwiler takes the ball Tuesday night. Like Alcantara, he's been sharp since joining Nashville, and he gained attention for himself August 9 when he came within an out of throwing a flawless game.
  • North Dakota comes back to beat South Dakota 47-44

    North Dakota comes back to beat South Dakota 47-44

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    A week after rallying from 21 points down in the fourth quarter in a double overtime win, the Coyotes gave back a 20-point lead in the third quarter in a double overtime loss. We blew assignments on a couple third downs, which is disappointing. Trailing 14-6 late in the first half, Dollars got a 30-yard TD pass from Streveler to Drew Potter with 4:52 left.
  • Tanaka's latest gem brings Yankees' winnning streak to seven

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    Switch-hitting veteran Mark Teixeira was still on the bench, and the right-handed hitting Austin isn't far removed from a long slump. "I'm emptying the tank, I want to be a big part of this team". All three runners - Francisco Lindor, Mike Napoli and Jose Ramirez - crossed the plate. Rob Refsnyder with his glove in right field and catcher Gary Sanchez with his second homer in two days and 13 in 33 this season plus a sac fly that nearly was homer No.
  • Tom Brady's son celebrates like Cam Newton after catching touchdown from dad

    Tom Brady's son celebrates like Cam Newton after catching touchdown from dad

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    You can suspend Tom Brady, but you can't stop him from throwing touchdown passes. Harbaugh and Brady lined up about 25 yards from each other and had a spirited game of catch. While at midfield, Brady shook hands with Bill McCartney, a former MI assistant coach and Colorado head coach, who was serving as the Buffaloes' honorary captain .
  • Cubs can't cash in on opportunities, lose to Cardinals 4-2

    Cubs can't cash in on opportunities, lose to Cardinals 4-2

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    The Cubs now have a six and a half game lead over the Washington Nationals for the best record in the National League, and their magic number to clinch home-field advantage in both the NLDS and NLCS stands at 11 as play begins on Thursday. "His numbers speak for themselves", Rizzo said of Williams. "When we go on the road, we play a little more loose, a little more relaxed", left fielder Brandon Moss said.
  • Penn State withstands injuries to outlast Temple

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    This Saturday, James Franklin and company welcome Temple to Happy Valley for a noon EDT kickoff on a day where the university will be honoring former head coach Joe Paterno and the 50th anniversary of the first game he coached for the Nittany Lions.
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    And that's a good thing for Dantonio & Co. because it always seems to work. EVANSTON - A year ago they were the upstart team ready to surprise the Big Ten over the course of the next three months. On Friday, former Michigan State star and National Basketball Association legend Magic Johnson called in to ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning to make a little wager with host Mike Golic, a proud Notre Dame alum.
  • Stanislas Wawrinka conquers nerves, pain, Djokovic for US Open title

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    Then he continued: "That question comes every time I win a Grand Slam". The 29-year-old had three matches cut short by opponents' injuries in his run to the final, and appeared to be struggling for sharpness as a result. Wawrinka swept the ninth game and on the next game even the match one set apiece when Djokovic hit a forehand wide right, later slamming his racket against his chair in disgust.