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Sports Celtics top Sixers 102-92 for first win of season
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However, the Sixers stormed back in the second, outscoring the visiting team 29-22. With a raucous sell out crowd spurring them on, Philly were well in the contest heading into the fourth quarter, trailing 72-69, but a 33-20 final frame put the game to bed, thanks largely to some timley jumpers from backup point guard Shane LArkin, who finsihed wiht 10 points on the night.

Sports Wimbledon champ Muguruza earns WTA Player of the Year honors
Author: 0 Wimbledon champ Muguruza earns WTA Player of the Year honors

The American was almost outside the top-1000 but has now qualified for the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai thanks to her US Open title and semifinal showings in Toronto and Cincinnati. Jelena Ostapenko is a deserving victor for the Most Improved Player. The two teamed up to win nine titles, including the U.S. Open . When the draw for the Ukrainian could be either in the group with the first racket of the world, Simona Halep , or the Quartet with a second number of a world rating Garbine ...

Sports De Bruyne: Man City, United fighting for title
Author: 0 De Bruyne: Man City, United fighting for title

City have the best goal difference of any side in Premier League history after eight matches, scoring 29 times and conceding just four. He told ESPN: "It's nice to have it but I prefer it after we have a title". "For the moment I think so, but everybody's still there". "Especially at the moment, we are playing maybe a little bit better, but we're just building on what we did a year ago and for the moment everything is going well".

Sports Welbeck ruled out against Everton, Koscielny and Ramsey updates
Author: 0 Welbeck ruled out against Everton, Koscielny and Ramsey updates

Welbeck had previously missed five games, including England's final two World Cup qualifiers, due to a hip problem suffered in the draw at Chelsea in September. The pressure will be on Ronald Koeman to improve the performance of his team, who have failed to win any of their last four games in all competitions and now sit two places above the drop zone with eight points.

Sports Sreesanth mulls representing another country
Author: 0 Sreesanth mulls representing another country

Players like Shakti Gauchan (Nepal), Jeet Raval (New Zealand), Munis Ansari (Oman), Swapnil Patil (UAE) and Krishna Chandran (UAE) started their careers in the Indian domestic circuit but went on to represent other countries. The right-arm fast bowler was in high spirits after he was exonerated by the single bench in August, though the celebration was short-lived as the lifetime ban was restored by the division bench.

Sports Red Wings, Andreas Athanasiou close to one-year deal
Author: 0 Red Wings, Andreas Athanasiou close to one-year deal

After watching their legendary string of playoff bids come to a close last season, it's back to the drawing board this time around for the Red Wings. At this point, it appears Athanasiou will agree to a one-year contract that will leave him with arbitration rights next summer.

Sports How to Watch Astros vs. Yankees
Author: 0 How to Watch Astros vs. Yankees

The Astros led the majors in runs (896), batting average (.282), on-base percentage (.346) and slugging (.478) during the regular season and were second to the Yankees in homers. However, one thing is for sure; the bats need to wake up. Not only is Verlander coming off a 124-pitch complete-game gem in Game 2 last Saturday in Houston, but he has had plenty of experience with no-tomorrow situations.

Sports Thunder's new 'Big 3' lives up to billing in rout of Knicks
Author: 0 Thunder's new 'Big 3' lives up to billing in rout of Knicks

After the game, Anthony said he was glad the season-opener was against the Knicks so he could just get it over with and bring some closure to what was, at the end, a pretty nasty situation in NY. I'm not anxious about how they take (the tweet). "That chapter is closed", Anthony told reporters afterward . "That chapter's closed. No more Knicks talk".

Sports Pogba on comeback trail for injury-hit Man Utd
Author: 0 Pogba on comeback trail for injury-hit Man Utd

United are keen for the player to stay but are mindful that foreign clubs would be free to talk to the Spain global from January. The midfielder moved to Old Trafford in 2014 for £30m from Athletic Bilbao after agreeing to a four year deal, but with his contract set to expire next summer United are becoming frustrated that he hasn't committed his future to the club on new terms.

Author: 0 Baker out as Nationals manager after two seasons

This ends a two-year run for Baker at the helm. "Even though this ultimately wasn't our season, we remain devoted to that cause", the said in a statement released by the club. The Nats were eliminated in five games last week by the Chicago Cubs . "I think Dusty's great. Just have to come from up top". "It really hurts", Baker said, "to lose like that".

Sports Jose Mourinho confirms Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return to action before January
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho confirms Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return to action before January

Ibrahimovic has set his sights on a return in early December, with the match against CSKA Moscow mentioned, and Mourinho believes he will return before January. Mourinho revealed that he has the same pool of available players to pick from this weekend as he did for Wednesday night's Champions League win over Benfica , meaning that Phil Jones and Marcus Rashford will both be fit to feature.

Sports Guardiola Set To Field Aguero Vs Burnley, Rules Out Kompany
Author: 0 Guardiola Set To Field Aguero Vs Burnley, Rules Out Kompany

A penalty save from Ederson and some heroic defending from John Stones ensured that it's nine points out of nine at the halfway stage of the group F schedule. "For the game against Stoke he (Aguero) had just one training session". That was City's 10th successive win in all competitions and now to complete their flawless week at the Etihad tomorrow, they are out to add to the 22 goals they have scored there in six matches in all competitions this term.