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Rihanna Blasts CBS Over NFL Song Snub

Rihanna is NOT happy about CBS pulling her musical intro to last week's "Thursday Night Football" game featuring the Baltimore Ravens. The singer had been set to be part of a pre-taped segment, but given her status as a domestic violence victim and the scandal involving suspended former Ravens sta r Ray Rice, the network opted to cut the song from the broadcast.


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5 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

Michael Clarke has been ruled out of Australia's three ODIs against Pakistan in the UAE

Australia captain Michael Clarke will miss next month's one-day international series against Pakistan because of the hamstring injury which ruled him out of much of the recent tour to Zimbabwe. Cricket Australia physiotherapist Alex Kountouris has explained Clarke's injury is more serious than first thought, and the 33-year-old batsman must therefore sit out the ODI leg of his team's final tour - to be played in the United Arab Emirates - before they host the World Cup next winter.


Related Topix: Cricket, Australia, Pakistan, Zimbabwe

9 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Heather Watson suffered more first-round heartache on Tuesday

Heather Watson was dumped out of the Korea Open in the first round in Seoul on Tuesday, beaten by American qualifier Nicole Gibbs. Watson, seeded eighth for this tournament, managed to convert just one of seven break points in the first set before Gibbs, ranked 55 places lower than Watson at 101 in the world, dominated the second in a 7-5 6-2 win.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Heather Watson, Tennis

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

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Related Topix: NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, Darren Sproles, Jeremy Maclin, Nick Foles, NFL Players, Malcolm Jenkins, Nolan Carroll

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Mario Balotelli has failed to find the net in his two appearances for Liverpool to date

The Italy international, a A 16million signing last month, is now the main man up front in the absence of Daniel Sturridge, who is likely to be out for at least another fortnight with a thigh strain. As Liverpool make their return to the Champions League after a five-year absence, the 24-year-old finds himself the side's third most experienced player in Europe's elite club competition.


Related Topix: Steven Gerrard, Soccer Players, More Sports, Liverpool, Alan Hutton

The Northern Echo

Younes Kaboul has been handed the Tottenham captaincy full-time

The Frenchman has led the side on several occasions this season and has now been chosen by manager Mauricio Pochettino as the permanent successor to fellow central defender Michael Dawson, who joined Hull last month. A post on the club's official Twitter feed read: " Mauricio has announced that Younes Kaboul has been named our new Club captain with Hugo Lloris and Emmanuel Adebayor as vice-captains."


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Younes Kaboul, Michael Dawson, Emmanuel Adebayor, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham

Detroit News

Vikings' Adrian Peterson to play Sunday, despite abuse charges

Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings less than a week after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Peterson, considered one of the best running backs in the NFL, was benched for Sunday's 30-7 home loss to the New England.


Related Topix: NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Ray Rice

WQXI-AM Atlanta

Pistorius free to compete, SA Olympic body says

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Related Topix: Olympics

Blackburn Citizen

Rio Ferdinand, pictured, has spoken about David Moyes' Manchester United tenure in his autobiography

Rio Ferdinand has highlighted a series of mistakes which he believes David Moyes made during his dismal Manchester United tenure - starting with the banning of chips the night before matches. The QPR defender, who endured an unhappy return to Old Trafford on Sunday as his side were thrashed 4-0 by his former employers, has lifted the lid on what happened during Moyes' turbulent 10 months in charge.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Rio Ferdinand, Ryan Giggs, Nemanja Vidic

The Tribune

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.


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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

10 Things to Know for Monday

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says nearly 40 countries have agreed to contribute to a worldwide fight to defeat the militants before they gain more territory in Iraq and Syria. The extremist group earns more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts.


Related Topix: NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Entertainment

Harrow Times

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, pictured, defeated Venus Williams in Quebec City

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni won her first WTA title in more than 16 years as she stunned top seed Venus Williams to claim a straight-sets victory in the final of the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City on Sunday. The 32-year-old Croatian saw off the challenge of the American former world number one 6-4 6-3 to claim the title, while also setting the record for the biggest gap between WTA titles since the one she won in Bol in 1998 - 16 years and four months previously.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Venus Williams, Mirjana Lucic, Tennis, US Open

Andover Advertiser

look United up and running

Angel di Maria, Ander Herrera, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata all got on the scoresheet as Van Gaal's team of Galacticos hammered Harry Redknapp's shell-shocked side 4-0 at Old Trafford. Van Gaal gave Radamel Falcao a second-half debut off the bench while Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo made their first starts in the red of United.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Juan Mata, Matt Phillips

Braintree and Witham Times

Cesc Fabregas, pictured, set up another two goals for Diego Costa on Saturday

Costa struck a hat-trick - taking his tally to seven goals from four Premier League games - as Chelsea beat Swansea 4-2 on Saturday to extend their 100 per cent winning start to the season. Midfielder Fabregas, the former Arsenal captain signed from Barcelona, laid on two assists for Costa, who joined in a A 32million deal from Atletico Madrid after long being coveted by Mourinho.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Fernando Torres, Didier Drogba, Angel Rangel, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

Hereford Times

Raheem Sterling made a belated appearance off the bench in the defeat to Aston Villa.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he did not make a mistake resting Raheem Sterling in the defeat to Aston Villa but the teenager will be straight back in the starting line-up for their Champions League opener. Sterling has emerged as a key player for the Reds over the last 10 months but having played 180 minutes in England's two matches last week he was benched for the 1-0 loss to Aston Villa.


Related Topix: Raheem Sterling, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Fabian Delph, Aston Villa

Andover Advertiser

Sir Bradley Wiggins won the time trial at the Tour of Britain to move into the podium places

Sir Bradley Wiggins won the penultimate stage of the Tour of Britain as Holland's Dylan van Baarle clung to his overall lead ahead of the concluding criterium race in Westminster. Van Baarle had a 19-second advantage ahead of the first of two stages on the eighth and final day after soaring into the yellow jersey on Saturday's seventh stage to Brighton.


Related Topix: Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Cycling, Michal Kwiatkowski, Mark Cavendish

Rio: I'll never forgive Terry

Rio Ferdinand, left, says he and his brother have never received an apology from John Terry, right, over the racism row Rio Ferdinand finds it "impossible to forgive" John Terry over his handling of the racism row involving his brother Anton but would still have been prepared to play alongside Terry for England if he had been given the chance. Ferdinand and Terry became estranged after the Blues skipper used racist language towards Anton Ferdinand during a Premier League match between QPR and Chelsea in November 2011.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Rio Ferdinand, John Terry, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Ashley Cole, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

Hampshire Chronicle

Bruce feels for under-fire Pardew

Hull boss Steve Bruce has labelled reports linking him with the Newcastle manager's job as "disrespectful" to current incumbent Alan Pardew. The pressure cranked up a notch on the under-fire Magpies chief on Saturday as his team were humbled 4-0 by former club Southampton, prompting the 53-year-old to skip the post-match press conference at St Mary's.


Related Topix: David Meyler, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Sunderland

Chorley Citizen

Floyd Mayweather, left, took his record to 47-0 with victory in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather won his rematch with Argentinian slugger Marcos Maidana on a unanimous decision in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The 37-year-old American's professional record was extended to 47-0, while Maidana's slipped to 35-5 as Mayweather retained his WBA and WBC welterweight titles as well as the WBC junior middleweight belt.


Related Topix: Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Welterweight Boxing, Middleweight Boxing

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Star

Gamecocks upset Georgia to get back in SEC race

Dylan Thompson threw for three touchdowns and No. 24 South Carolina's maligned defense stood strong on a fourth-quarter goal line stand to topple No.


Related Topix: Hutson Mason, NCAA Women's Basketball, University of South Carolina NCAA, South Carolina Gamecocks Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, South Carolina Gamecocks NCAA Football, NCAA Football