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According to NFL Media, Watson went down with a non-contact injury in practice on Thursday and the Texans are reportedly concerned it could end his season. Watson passed for 1,699 yards over six games and is tied for the National Football League lead in passing touchdowns with 19. See how Twitter reacted to Watson's torn ACL.
  • Cuban MLB Player Targets Japanese Opponent With Racist Slant Eye Gesture

    Cuban MLB Player Targets Japanese Opponent With Racist Slant Eye Gesture

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    Darvish called the gesture "disrespectful", but he also said he wasn't angry with Gurriel. Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the penalty Saturday, a day after Gurriel's actions during Game 3. "I made an offensive gesture that was indefensible", Gurriel said in a statement released by the Astros . "Secondly, I felt it was unfair to punish the other 24 players on the Astros' roster".
  • Bob McNair meets with Texans players, expresses regret over 'inmates' comment

    Bob McNair meets with Texans players, expresses regret over 'inmates' comment

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    I look forward to seeing how McNair plans on repairing his relationship with his players, because I'm sure nearly all of them no longer trust him. Green's self-deprecating tone at the end just encapsulates his point through this Instagram post, as McNair has been critical not only of players protesting, but them using their voice altogether to affect any sort of social change.
  • Carlo Ancelotti on stand-by to replace Antonio Conte

    Carlo Ancelotti on stand-by to replace Antonio Conte

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    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was not happy with reports suggesting he will leave the club at the end of the season. "I am answering very well about these different issues". "It is not correct and I hate this type of situation". "I'm in touch with Carlo as he's my friend", Conte said. And then with N'Golo [Kante] and also with [Victor] Moses.
  • Alibaba founder buys minority stake in Brooklyn Nets

    Alibaba founder buys minority stake in Brooklyn Nets

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    According to the ESPN report, that's part of Tsai's thinking in purchasing the team. The price tag is $100 million more than the record $2.2 billion Tilman Fertitta paid for the Houston Rockets last month. The record price for an National Basketball Association franchise was recently set by the Houston Rockets, who were sold by Leslie Alexander to Tilman Fertitta for $2.2 billion earlier this month.
  • Injuries: Aaron Rodgers has '13 screws' in collarbone

    Injuries: Aaron Rodgers has '13 screws' in collarbone

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    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers revealed Thursday that Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr gave him the middle finger and the " suck it " sign after injuring the two-time NFL MVP with a sack during an October 15 game between Green Bay and Minnesota.
  • Pats LB Dont'a Hightower out for season with torn pec

    Pats LB Dont'a Hightower out for season with torn pec

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    The New England Patriots defense is clearly better with Hightower on the field . Losing Hightower for the season hardly helps. Hightower was listed as a linebacker, but also played play on the defensive line, serving as a pass rusher. The Patriots signed David Harris after he was cut by the Jets in June, but the veteran linebacker has only been active for four of the first seven games this season.
  • Wiggins Shot Lifts T-Wolves Over Thunder

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    Oklahoma City's Carmelo Anthony hit a 3-pointer with 5.1 seconds left to give the Thunder the lead before the Timberwolves inbounded to Wiggins, who rushed up the court and got free with help from a crushing pick by Karl-Anthony Towns before pulling up for the victor.
  • Shaw feels Man United career is 'effectively over'

    Shaw feels Man United career is 'effectively over'

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    Ince commented that United " don't really play with the same fluidity as your Spurs or your Man Citys , " claiming " They build up the game quite slow ". "It is a big week, but Tottenham is our target now", Herrera said. United are now level with rivals Tottenham going into Saturday's clash at the Theatre of Dreams and Mourinho has warned certain members of his squad they will be dropped if they don't improve their levels in training.
  • WTA FINALS - Garcia defeats Svitolina to stay alive in the Round Robin

    WTA FINALS - Garcia defeats Svitolina to stay alive in the Round Robin

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    It's her first at the WTA Finals and keeps alive her dream of winning the end-of-season tournament. Unlike Svitolina who seems to struggle on a slow surface, Garcia can easily adapt her game to it. "I'm thinking about playing better than today, definitely", the 26-year-old said. "There were so many ups-and-downs in this match, a little bit like the one we played in Beijing (where Garcia also won in three sets)".
  • Buffon to retire unless Juventus win Champions League in 2017-18

    Buffon to retire unless Juventus win Champions League in 2017-18

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    Buffon also suggest he is retiring because of competition from Juve second choice Wojciech Szczesny . Speaking to Sky Sports Italia, the stopper has confessed that the ongoing season will be last, but should the Old Lady manages to get hands on the Champions League, he will consider his options as he wants to win the Club World Cup as well.
  • BCCI to take 'appropriate measures' after Pune curator sacking

    BCCI to take 'appropriate measures' after Pune curator sacking

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    New Zealand were just out 230-9 after a pitch-tampering controversy threatened to disrupt the second one-day worldwide in Pune on Wednesday. India are now trailing 0-1 in the three-match ODI series against New Zealand , having slumped to a shocking six-wicket defeat in the opening match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
  • Dozens of women accuse James Toback of sexual harassment

    Dozens of women accuse James Toback of sexual harassment

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    Then he'd allegedly masturbate in front of them or grind against their bodies and ejaculate in his trousers. It's a common thread among many women I know ... It's far from the first time news has broken about James Toback allegedly harassing women. Louise Post , guitarist and vocalist for band Veruca Salt , who in 1987 met Toback at Barnard University, recalled that director told him he wanted to masturbate while looking him in eye.
  • LaVar Ball Takes Shot at Patrick Beverley After Clippers Shut Down Lonzo

    LaVar Ball Takes Shot at Patrick Beverley After Clippers Shut Down Lonzo

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    In Lonzo Ball's regular season National Basketball Association with the Lakers on Thursday night (Oct. 19), he had his hands full with opposing Clippers guard Patrick Beverly. "I just looked at him like I looked right past him because he's nobody", LaVar told ESPN . You talking to Big Baller. So you got to be [all hard].
  • Marshawn Lynch ejected for fighting, shoving referee

    Marshawn Lynch ejected for fighting, shoving referee

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    The Raiders had an apparent go-ahead touchdown pass to Jared Cook with 18 seconds left overturned when replay ruled he was down at the 1. And Cordarrelle Patterson's inability to wrangle a pass before stepping out of the back of the endzone was bailed out by Eric Murray 's defensive holding on a first un-timed down.
  • Donald Trump Releases 'Official Stand for the National Anthem Petition'

    Donald Trump Releases 'Official Stand for the National Anthem Petition'

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    Goodell also said there were only "six or seven" players protesting. So sorry, Donald, you don't get to impose your will on people by making mean tweets about them. In contrast to Trump, who has scorned any player who protests as a "son of a bitch" who should face suspension, Goodell praised the athletes as political activists trying to improve their communities.
  • Dallas, AT&T Stadium chosen as site of 2018 National Football League draft

    Dallas, AT&T Stadium chosen as site of 2018 National Football League draft

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    The NFL announced Wednesday that it has set its sight on Dallas, Texas for the location of their next league draft event. This is the first time the draft has been held in Texas. The man heckled the 75-year old icon, who after kneeling with his team against the President Trump , took an about face with the very public stance of saying that any Dallas Cowboy who did not stand for the national anthem would be benched .
  • Jose Mourinho updates on Manchester United's injured players

    Jose Mourinho updates on Manchester United's injured players

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    Mourinho, who had a short stint at Benfica as an assistant and then manager in 2000 in the early stages of his career, fielded an adventurous formation but the home side looked more likely to score in the opening half-hour. "I don't think there is an answer for that, I'm not in conditions to answer to that because there is nothing to answer, I have a contract and that's it".
  • Warriors F Green avoids serious knee injury

    Warriors F Green avoids serious knee injury

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    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green underwent an MRI on his left knee Wednesday and the results came back negative, league sources told ESPN. The score was then erased from the Warriors and gave the Rockets a deserved win. Green was initially diagnosed with a knee strain, which in and of itself wouldn't be a long-term injury.
  • Clued-up Klopp warns Liverpool of big Maribor threat

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    Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool's tough run of results has not dealt damage to the team's level of confidence. "Mourinho is one of the Premier League's greatest managers but rarely do you see him involved in thrilling, high-scoring encounters", continued Redknapp.