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Stuart Lancasters contract to 2020 part of RFUs long-term vision

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Stuart Lancasters contract to 2020 part of RFUs long-term vision
Lancaster agrees contract to take him up to 2020 season Graham Rowntree, Andy Farrell and Mike Catt also signed up Lancasters deal removes the World Cup distractionsStuart Lancasters extended contract as the England head coach will remain a sound decision even if his side underachieve at next years Rugby World Cup, according to Ian Ritchie, the Rugby Football Unions chief executive.Lancaster will remain in charge until 2020 as part of the RFUs quest for sustainable success in the longer term. ... more

Arsenal 4-1 Galatasaray | Champions League match report

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Arsenal 4-1 Galatasaray | Champions League match report
Arsenal v Galatasaray in pictures Galatasaray fans hurl flares on to Emirates pitchArsène Wenger could scarcely have scripted it better. On the occasion of the 18th anniversary of his Arsenal appointment and needing a victory after the crash at Borussia Dortmund in the opening tie of this Champions League section, the manager watched his players turn on the attacking style to inflict something of a humiliation on Galatasaray.Danny Welbeck was the star turn, helping himself to a hat-trick each one ... more

Oslo Withdraws Bid for 2022 Olympics, Citing High Cost of Games

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The move leaves two remaining candidates to host the 2022 Winter Games: Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Nebraska's Randy Gregory Keeps Opponents Guessing

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Nebraska opponents don't know where sack specialist Gregory is coming from until it's too late

Dodgers to play Cardinals again in division matchup

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Dodgers to play Cardinals again in division matchup
The Dodgers will face St. Louis in the National League Division Series, the ninth time they will appear in the NLDS and the third time they will face the Cardinals. Here's how they fared before:


Putting in the Fundamentals on Day Two

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The excitement of Day One of training camp feeds the adrenaline and always creates an electric practice atmosphere.

Copeland Hopes Transition Brings Stability

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Copeland Hopes Transition Brings Stability
Chris Copeland participated in the NBA's Rookie Transition Program in August, an unusual thing for a two-season vet

Healthy Bogut ready to lift Warriors to next level

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Andrew Bogut saw Marreese Speights driving to the rim during a pickup game at the Golden State Warriors' practice facility a couple weeks ago and ... more

Beasley eager to show Grizzlies what he can bring

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The Memphis Grizzlies see all reward with no risk in giving Michael Beasley, the second overall draft selection in 2008, a chance to show them ... more

Jerebko’'s early play has SVG looking at 10-man Pistons rotation

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Jerebko’'s early play has SVG looking at 10-man Pistons rotation
Stan Van Gundy is a long way from figuring out his rotation, never mind his starting lineup.
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Fantasy Football: Week 5 Matchup Breakdown

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Fantasy Football: Week 5 Matchup Breakdown
While Tom Brady’s freefall continues, quarterbacks like Ben Roethlisberger, Russell Wilson and Philip Rivers are set up for fantasy success this week.

Ex-NFLer Hernandez's Lawyers Seek to Have Phone Evidence Tossed

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Lawyers for ex-National Football League star Aaron Hernandez squabbled with prosecutors in court on Wednesday over whether law enforcement had legally seized his cellphone as ... more

Quarterback Dilemma for Vikings vs Packers

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You might say the Minnesota Vikings are pondering a quarterbacking dilemma.

Raiders Make Tony Sparano Interim Coach

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Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and ... more

Top 3 Remain the Same in AP Pro32 Rankings

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There was no change in the top three spots in the latest AP Pro32 power rankings.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Rangers Fall to Flyers in Preseason Game

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Carl Hagelin and the rookie Anthony Duclair scored for the Rangers, but host Philadelphia won.

Clutterbuck Leads Islanders to Preseason Win Over Bruins

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Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3 minutes 19 seconds left in the third period, sending the Islanders past Boston.

Simmonds Helps Flyers Beat Rangers in Preseason

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Wayne Simmonds scored in the second period, and Philadelphia beat the Rangers, 4-2.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Two Rangers Score Twice in Preseason Win Over Flyers

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Ryan Haggerty and Jesper Fast each scored twice, the rookie Anthony Duclair added another goal, and Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves.

Ukraine Turmoil Keeps Veteran Moving

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Ukraine Turmoil Keeps Veteran Moving
Ruslan Fedotenko, who played for 12 years in the N.H.L., is trying out with the Devils after the upheaval in his native country left him ... more

Wacha in Bullpen to Start NL Division Series

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Michael Wacha, who starred in the postseason as a rookie last fall, will be in the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen for the start of the ... more

Derek Jeter Outlines Digital Venture, a Publishing Outlet for Athletes

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Jeter announced he would be the publisher of The Players’ Tribune, saying it would be a way for sports stars “to connect directly with our ... more

Playoff Managers Hit, Miss on Contesting Calls

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For Buck Showalter, Don Mattingly and every other manager in these playoffs, it promises to be a most challenging postseason.

Royals Return to Playoffs in Dramatic Fashion

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It had been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals had last been to the postseason — nearly three decades spent mostly in baseball's backwater, ... more

Royals Beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL Wild-Card Thriller

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Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball's postseason.

Basle 1-0 Liverpool: Streller strikes as Brendan Rodgers' Reds are undone from set-piece again and suffer fourth defeat of the season 

Basle 1-0 Liverpool: Streller strikes as Brendan Rodgers' Reds are undone from set-piece again and suffer fourth defeat of the season 
NEIL ASHTON AT ST JAKOB PARK: Liverpool were once again undone from a set-piece as Marco Streller's second-half strike consigned them to defeat in Basle.

Atletico Madrid 1-0 Juventus: Arda Turan mugs Old Lady with a late winner

Atletico Madrid 1-0 Juventus: Arda Turan mugs Old Lady with a late winner
Atletico Madrid reignited their Champions League campaign when Arda Turan struck 15 minutes from time to give last season's beaten finalists a 1-0 win at ... more

Arsenal 4-1 Galatasaray: Danny Welbeck scores superb hat-trick

Arsenal 4-1 Galatasaray: Danny Welbeck scores superb hat-trick
CHIEF SPORTS WRITER MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE EMIRATES: Danny Welbeck scored a wonderful hat-trick as Arsenal comfortably saw off Galatasaray in the Champions League.

Ludogorets 1-2 Real Madrid - match report: Karim Benzema delivers winner from the bench

Ludogorets 1-2 Real Madrid - match report: Karim Benzema delivers winner from the bench
PETE JENSON: It was fright night for Real Madrid in Bulgaria as minnows Ludogorets stunned the European Cup holders with a sixth-minute goal and made ... more

Caterham F1 team plan to race in Japan GP at Suzuka despite factory visit from bailiffs

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Caterham F1 team plan to race in Japan GP at Suzuka despite factory visit from bailiffs
The Caterham Formula One team say they are going ahead with preparations to race in Japan this weekend despite bailiffs visiting their factory in Oxfordshire ... more

Rhodes hoping to build on promotion

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After Worcestershire's fifth promotion in 12 years, coach Steve Rhodes makes plans to avoid coming straight back down again.

Smith hopes to continue lucky week

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Wigan half-back Matty Smith is hoping his lucky week continues for the Super League play-off semi-final against Warrington.

VIDEO: Experience will help Wigan - Smith

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Wigan Warriors scrum-half Matty Smith says their "big-game" experience can help in the play-off semi-final against Warrington.

St Helens v Catalan Dragons (Thu)

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Team news as St Helens host Catalan Dragons in Thursday's Super League play-off semi-final at Langtree Park (20:00 BST).

Widnes prop Joseph to train as boxer

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Widnes Vikings prop Phil Joseph takes his first step to becoming a professional boxer.

Retiring Williams Would Consider Woods Reunion

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New Zealand caddie Steve Williams says he plans to retire but will consider offers of part-time work next year and would team up with former ... more
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McIlroy Named PGA Tour Player of the Year

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Northern Irish world number one Rory McIlroy was named on Wednesday as the PGA Tour's Player of the Year for a second time after a ... more
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McIlroy Wins PGA Tour Player of the Year

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Rory McIlroy has been voted the PGA Tour player of the year for the second time in three years.
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McIlroy Backing Clarke for Next European Captain

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Rory McIlroy is backing Darren Clarke as the next Ryder Cup captain for Europe.
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McIlroy Ready to Get Back to Work

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Rory McIlroy was photographed wearing only a mini-kilt and a red wig in the European team room after the Ryder Cup.
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Rhodes hoping to build on promotion

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After Worcestershire's fifth promotion in 12 years, coach Steve Rhodes makes plans to avoid coming straight back down again.

Essex spinner Phillips retires

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Essex spinner Tim Phillips retires at 33 after 16 seasons at the Chelmsford side, having made 78 first-class appearances.

Prior 'targeting England return'

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Sussex cricket manager Mark Robinson says wicketkeeper Matt Prior is determined to return to the England side.

'Blind cricket changed my life'

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Hassan Khan, who will represent England at the Blind Cricket World Cup, says the sport has changed his life. But why is the game becoming ... more

County ins & outs

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With the 2014 county season over, keep up to date with the latest 2015 signings, departures and rumours.
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