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Messi, 29, is joined on the shortlist by his Barcelona teammates Luis Suarez and Neymar , who form the most fearsome attacking line-up in European football. There are some familiar faces playing their football overseas too, with Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric among five Real Madrid players in the list.
  • Seattle Seahawks use double throw against New Orleans

    Seattle Seahawks use double throw against New Orleans

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    Seattle has one of the NFL's best defenses. "I know it's coming, so I'm pretty optimistic about it", Carroll said of running game, and offense in general. Aside from a 15-yard third-down reception that set up a field goal in the fourth quarter, he had little impact in his first game against the Saints. "We feel like we're more equipped than we were a year ago", the coach said.
  • Denver Broncos win ugly over San Diego Chargers

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    Drew Brees has a touchdown pass in 58 consecutive home games, extending his NFL-record streak with one in a 25-20 victory over Seattle. "My life is complete now that I danced as T-Rex in an epic #Broncos win over the #Chargers!" They win ugly.
  • Fitzpatrick blames self for Jets' offensive woes

    Fitzpatrick blames self for Jets' offensive woes

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    The team benched Ryan Fitzpatrick heading into the Baltimore game, but Geno Smith suffered an injury during the contest and Fitzpatrick had to carry the team to a win. "Believe me, every week is going to be a battle, but we were losing these games in the first part of the season". The surge came after Jets Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath took to Twitter, suggesting it was time for the Jets to turn to Petty after Fitzpatrick managed just 30 yards passing and was sacked twice during a ...
  • Clinton accuses Trump of appealing to hatred; he disparages her honesty

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    A nationwide CBS/New York Times survey showed Clinton's lead shrinking to three points, at 45 percent against Trump's 42 percent, a sign the bombastic mogul is winning over once-wary Republican voters. "Every time my husband learned of a factory closing in OH or North Carolina or here in Pennsylvania I saw him get very upset", she said, reeling off three key swing states.
  • Disappointing finish for Lydia Ko

    Disappointing finish for Lydia Ko

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    Pettersen shot her second straight 66. "Simple, just keep it simple", Yang said. "I got back into position but I hit it into the water again". Amy Yang of South Korea follows her shot on the third hole during the second round of the LPGA golf tournament at Tournament Players Club in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, Friday, Oct.
  • Chicago Cubs World Series Victory Parade to Be Aired on WGN America

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    But at Progressive Field in Cleveland, the Cubs won Game 7 8-7 in 10 innings and the longest drought in sports history was broken. It's impossible not to be touched by these Cubs fans, finally celebrating after a lifetime of waiting. Dexter Fowler's leadoff home run is the first ever in a winner-take-all World Series game. And with the talent and youth on the Cubs roster, he believes he may only have to wait another 365 days to see the Cubs win it again .
  • KO'd Cubs Fan Dared Indians Fan to Punch Him

    KO'd Cubs Fan Dared Indians Fan to Punch Him

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    Epstein, the Yale graduate who at the age of 28 broke the Red Sox's decades-long World Series curse, sought to "define a Cubs way of playing the game". The Cubs returned to a hero's welcome in the wee hours, with first baseman Anthony Rizzo cheered at Wrigley Field as he held the World Series trophy aloft.
  • Andre Villas-Boas replaces Sven-Goran Eriksson as Shanghai SIPG boss

    Andre Villas-Boas replaces Sven-Goran Eriksson as Shanghai SIPG boss

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    Former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson parted company with Shanghai SIPG, the Chinese club said Friday, despite taking them to a third-place finish in this year's Chinese Super League (CSL), and was later replaced by former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas as their new coach on Friday.
  • Moldova presidential election holds impact for EU, Russia

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    Sunday's poll was the first direct presidential election in Moldova for 20 years. Igor Dodon won 48 percent of the vote out of nine candidates, but narrowly missed winning a majority of votes, sending the election into a runoff . Moldova signed an European Union association agreement in June 2014, but Russian Federation and pro-Moscow parties in Moldova oppose the country's membership in the bloc.
  • Bulls vs Celtics: Wade holds the key to Chicago fortunes

    Bulls vs Celtics: Wade holds the key to Chicago fortunes

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    It seems they were listening and took those comments to heart. Interestingly, they did shoot 44% from three, as both Butler and Wade sank 4 three pointers, but we'll have to wait and see if that was a one time thing or the Bulls actually transforming, and getting surprising long range contribution from players known for their inconsistencies from beyond the arc.
  • Nba: Cavs e Warriors fanno festa, cadono gli Spurs

    Nba: Cavs e Warriors fanno festa, cadono gli Spurs

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    Sugli scudi Kyrie Irving (32 punti) ma non si può non sottolineare l'ennesima grande prova di LeBron James , che sfiora la tripla doppia: 19 punti, 13 rimbalzi e 8 assist . San Antonio fa quattro su quattro. La coppia Leonard (30) Aldridge (21) si è arresa a George Hill (22 punti, 7 assist) e compagni autori di un 4° quarto devastante da 20-33.