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Sports Meet Gritty, the Flyers’ new ginger blob of a mascot
Author: 0 Meet Gritty, the Flyers’ new ginger blob of a mascot

His bio says he is loyal and mischievous and earned his name by displaying a gritty attitude, much like that of the Flyers. "He claims that he's been around for a lot longer than we know it, and recent construction at the Wells Fargo Center disturbed his secret hideout forcing him to show his face publicly for the first time", the Flyers said .

Sports Southampton manager Mark Hughes on if Liverpool can win the title
Author: 0 Southampton manager Mark Hughes on if Liverpool can win the title

Xherdan Shaqiri's first Liverpool start lasted just 45 minutes, and Jurgen Klopp has revealed why he substituted the Swiss worldwide. Former Liverpool defender, now TV pundit, Jamie Carragher, thinks that Arsenal and Manchester United will struggle to finish in the top four this season.

Sports Thibodeau tried to convince Butler to stay with Wolves
Author: 0 Thibodeau tried to convince Butler to stay with Wolves

With all of the cards on the table on both sides, it still seems as if a deal could come to fruition sometime soon, especially of owner Glen Taylor is pushing for a hasty resolution. The 29-year-old forward has requested a trade out of Minnesota and did not attend the team's media day. If not, Thibodeau says he expects Butler to participate in practice once he's finished rehabbing some injuries in about a week.

Sports Spurs boss Pochettino: Only way to stop criticism is by winning
Author: 0 Spurs boss Pochettino: Only way to stop criticism is by winning

We know very well we have a great quality, with great players who can play fantastic football. "We deserved in the end the victory". " Liverpool allowed us to play from the beginning - they never pressed us so high - but we were so slow moving the ball [out of defence]".

Author: 0 Meghan Markle Plays Ball in Heels at Coach Core Awards

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were snapped sharing an adorable moment of PDA while hitting the netball courts at the inaugural Coach Core awards . "My husband has devoted so many years to Coach Core and in the past year of my being in the United Kingdom to be able to see not just the impact but the incredible inspiration and sense of objective that this instills in people is astounding", Meghan told guests.

Sports Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship
Author: 0 Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship

He finished second. Sunday ratings for the season's last major jumped 69%. He left the competition feeling hopeless as he built a five-shot lead early and then hung on for a 1-over 71 and a two-shot victory over Billy Horschel . He had flirted with victory several times this year, mounting thrilling late charges that enraptured galleries but ultimately fizzled. About six weeks later, he was arrested on suspicion of DUI after being found asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle with the motor ...

Author: 0 How much prize money each golfer earned at the 2018 Tour Championship

People who might not have crossed the road to support Woods two years ago were now flooding across the greensward to pay homage. Two spinal fusion surgeries past year threatened to wreak further havoc with the former force of golf, who has struggled with form ever since his infidelity scandal in 2009.

Sports Former Chelsea Star Backs Hazard to Reach 40 Goals This Season
Author: 0 Former Chelsea Star Backs Hazard to Reach 40 Goals This Season

Sometimes he was playing very good but maybe not selfish; he always gives passes to team-mates. This might change under Sarri and these are the following reasons. Eden Hazard is the top pick for the job, followed closely by Cesar Azpilicueta; dark horses like Willian and Jorginho are also rumoured to be contenders.

Sports Interpreting LeBron's welcome message to Anthony Davis
Author: 0 Interpreting LeBron's welcome message to Anthony Davis

LeBron James' latest LA pitch might be toward Anthony Davis . Paul is a close confidant of James and also represents him. After this season, he will be eligible to receive a supermax extension from New Orleans that would be worth around $230 million over five years .

Sports Modric favoured ahead Ronaldo for top prize
Author: 0 Modric favoured ahead Ronaldo for top prize

Deschamps won the trophy ahead of former club and worldwide team-mate Zinedine Zidane - who won his third successive Champions League title before resigning as Real Madrid manager - and Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic, whose side lost to France in a thrilling final in Moscow.

Author: 0 WTA roundup: Pliskova snaps Osaka streak for title

The US Open champion, who upset Serena Williams in the final in NY this month, overpowered her unseeded opponent with a dominant serve and will face fourth-seeded Karolina Pliskova in Sunday's final. Open triumph earlier this month. Pliskova had to dig deep again to beat Donna Vekic 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in Saturday's other semifinal. The Japanese world number seven was beaten 6-4, 6-4 by Pliskova in Tokyo and said afterwards that she was suffering from fatigue.

Sports Jimmy Garoppolo Done For Season With Torn ACL
Author: 0 Jimmy Garoppolo Done For Season With Torn ACL

The 49ers signed Garoppolo last February to a five-year, $137.5 million contract that included a total of $74.1 million in injury guarantees over the life of the deal. He was most recently in camp with the Saints and appeared to be in line for the backup quarterback job until New Orleans traded for Teddy Bridgewater, who was awarded the No.

Sports Arsenal's Petr Cech Unai Emery more focussed on results than Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal's Petr Cech Unai Emery more focussed on results than Arsene Wenger

Three minutes later it was 2-0 in controversial fashion, Ozil crossing low and Ramsey flicking to Aubameyang, who turned the ball home from an offside position only for the flag to stay down. He had already started to make an impression at Arsenal , and his performance against Everton has made him a fan-favourite at Arsenal . Petr Cech and Jordan Pickford both made fine saves in the effort, but Cech had more and Everton struggled to find much threat outside of Richarlison and Theo ...

Sports FIFA Best Awards: Ronaldo & Messi set to snub lavish London ceremony
Author: 0 FIFA Best Awards: Ronaldo & Messi set to snub lavish London ceremony

Still, it's evident that the two titans of world football not showing up is a huge blow to FIFA and the credibility of their awards. Ronaldo and Messi, though, will not be alone on a panel of illustrious talents. In the women's section of the awards, Norway's Ada Hegerberg, Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan and Brazil's Marta battle it out for the Best Player title, while France's Reynald Pedros, Japan's Asako Takakura and the Netherlands' Sarina Wiegman face off for the Best Women's Coach award.

Sports Kawhi Leonard on future with Raptors: My focus is on this year
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard on future with Raptors: My focus is on this year

When asked to tell the media a little about himself, Leonard shocked the world with a smile and a laugh after replying, "I'm a fun guy. We all want to win and if you're looking in the future you're going to trip over the present", he said. Leonard can become an unrestricted National Basketball Association free agent next July, giving rise to concerns he'll just be a one-year rental for the Raptors .

Sports Jimmy Garoppolo carted off as 49ers fall to Chiefs
Author: 0 Jimmy Garoppolo carted off as 49ers fall to Chiefs

Garoppolo was carted off after he took a big shot on a fourth-quarter scramble as he attempted to rally the Niners back from a big first-half deficit. Their two starting safeties, Jaquiski Tartt and Adrian Colbert, are also hurt. Still, the 49ers leaned on running backs Alfred Morris and Matt Breida and the strong arm of their quarterback to mount a comeback.

Sports Paul Pogba: Alexis Sanchez will deliver at Manchester United
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: Alexis Sanchez will deliver at Manchester United

The 25-year-old French World Cup-winning midfielder said there were no excuses for not attacking in home games. "Obviously we should show more options, but I can not say that because I'm a player". It is the latest in a subtle war of comments between player and manager, but the first since tensions appeared to be cooling. "When we play like (that) it's easier for us".

Sports Tiger Woods: I was close to tears on the last hole
Author: 0 Tiger Woods: I was close to tears on the last hole

The victory was Woods' 80th, two short of Sam Snead's career tour record. "I was having a hard time not crying on the last hole", he told the Golf Channel. He left the competition feeling hopeless as he built a five-shot lead early and hung on to win the championship. The win preserved Woods's flawless record of never having lost after leading by three shots or more going into the final round, a record he extended to 24-for-24.

Sports Gronk threatened to retire if Pats traded him to Lions
Author: 0 Gronk threatened to retire if Pats traded him to Lions

It sounds as if Gronkowski killed off the trade attempt with threats to retire and an unwillingness to work with those inside the Lions organization. The Lions tried to change Gronkowski's mind, but the 29-year-old refused to return their phone calls.

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers entering mix for Jimmy Butler
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers entering mix for Jimmy Butler

The team recently signed Luol Deng to a one-year contract for the veteran minimum. It's already time to pump the breaks regarding Jimmy Butler to the Los Angeles Clippers . However, Minnesota owner Glen Taylor demanded the All Star be traded as soon as possible. Butler has clashed with Towns and Wiggins as teammates, league sources said.

Sports Jaguars add DE Campbell to injury report with knee soreness
Author: 0 Jaguars add DE Campbell to injury report with knee soreness

The supposed battle between Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey and Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski didn't materialize, but the Jaguars defense made a collective effort to stop the star tight end. Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said Friday that if Fournette plays, his snaps will not be limited. Going back to a Week 1 win over the Houston Texans, the Patriots have surrendered TDs in four of their last five red-zone situations.

Sports 3 things the Cardinals must do to beat the Bears
Author: 0 3 things the Cardinals must do to beat the Bears

The team's top draft pick, Josh Rosen, just entered the game. Especially as Mack has taken a Bears team that only won five games a year ago and has instantly turned them into contenders , winning two of their first three games. But Nagy has a good idea what the video will show. "But that doesn't mean the offense isn't a huge part of this". But the Bears found the end zone only after Trubisky's worst throw fell incomplete.

Author: 0 Patriots Nearly Traded Rob Gronkowski to the Lions

And in fairness to Detroit - it's reported that Gronkowski would have nixed a deal to play anywhere other than with Tom Brady and the Patriots . The Lions enter Sunday with an 0-2 record. New England is 45-6 after a loss since the 2003 season, last dropping back-to-back regular-season games in 2015.

Sports Bills win big in Minnesota, defeat Vikings 27
Author: 0 Bills win big in Minnesota, defeat Vikings 27

But before we get any further, let's rewind to paint the picture of how this happened, every painstaking moment of it. This will go down as one of the worst Vikings losses in the Mike Zimmer era, leading fans, media, players and coaches to question: How in the world did this happen? According to Elias, the six attempts tie the fewest attempts in a single game in National Football League history.

Sports Seahawks considering giving Earl Thomas fine for antics
Author: 0 Seahawks considering giving Earl Thomas fine for antics

Seattle already has turned down a second-round draft pick from the Cowboys , and wanted more for Thomas. It just so happened that the Cowboys were in town to face the Seahawks on Sunday, with Seattle dominating and coming out victorius.

Sports Sir Alex Ferguson gets rapturous reception on surprise return to Old Trafford
Author: 0 Sir Alex Ferguson gets rapturous reception on surprise return to Old Trafford

Scholes made 718 appearances for the Red Devils, winning 11 Premier League titles and two Champions Leagues titles in that time, and Ferguson was among the many speakers who thanked the ex-England man for his services. Pogba, though, defended the 29-year-old and said he is still adapting after leaving Arsenal and that the best is yet to come. Neves moved to Wolves a year ago and helped them win promotion back to the top flight, with the Times reporting that the club "resisted a series of ...

Sports 49ers fear Garoppolo tore ACL vs. Chiefs, MRI on Monday
Author: 0 49ers fear Garoppolo tore ACL vs. Chiefs, MRI on Monday

After gaining 13 yards, Garoppolo had the choice between stepping out of bounds or staying in and taking a hit from a defender. The 49ers (1-2) rallied behind running backs Matt Breida and Alfred Morris , who kept gouging the Chiefs' defensive front, and Jimmy Garoppolo , who threw for 251 yards and two scores.

Author: 0 Bills and Josh Allen are stunning the Vikings

McDermott can be heard saying "all him", in reference to the fact that Leslie Frazier was back calling plays on defense for the Bills during their 27-6 upset over the Minnesota Vikings . The Vikings' only touchdown of the game came with 2:59 left in the fourth quarter when Kirk Cousins found Kyle Rudolph on a 4-yard pass that meant nothing.