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Derek Carr's stinker helps sink Oakland Raiders

They held Derek Carr to 17 of 41 for 117 yards passing, prevented Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree from having any impact on the game, and held Latavius Murray in check most of the night. Ware had arguably his best game in Week 6 vs. the Oakland Raiders when he torched them for 131 yards and one score on the ground to go with two grabs for 32 yards.



Second-string Manchester City held 1-1 by Celtic

Guardiola was then asked whether Roberts could have a future at City: "We are going to talk about it at the end of the season". Roberts was named man of the match for his performance at the Etihad Stadium and Keane was impressed by the 19-year-old, though again pointed to City's less-than-impressive strength in depth at the back.


Melancon, Giants reach $62M, 4-year deal pending physical

Melancon, Giants reach $62M, 4-year deal pending physical

Fills an important need for us. When talking about young in-house options like Blake Treinen , Koda Glover and Sammy Solis , Rizzo is fond of pointing out that every future closer has to save his first game sometime. Santiago Casilla and Sergio Romo , two reliable relievers in even-year championships of 2010, '12 and '14, were both inconsistent. A person familiar with the negotiations says reliever Joaquin Benoit and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $7.5 million, one-year contract.


Late errors prove costly for Man United, Liverpool

Late errors prove costly for Man United, Liverpool

Their comeback was inspired by a match-winning performance from 22-year-old substitute Fraser, who only came on because of an injury to teammate Junior Stanislas in the second half with his team trailing 2-0. Jurgen Klopp was gracious in defeat but said Liverpool "gave the game away" following their dramatic 4-3 loss to Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.



Late Reus equaliser means Dortmund beat Real to top spot

Zinedine Zidane's Madrid side hasn't been defeated since April at Wolfsburg in the quarterfinals of last season's Champions League. Despite falling behind, Dortmund remained a threat and came close to levelling on two separate occasions late in the first period, but Keylor Navas first kept out Christian Pulisic's low strike before denying Schurrle from a curling free kick, which had somehow found a route through the Real Madrid wall.


FIFA President Gianni Infantino Wants 48 Team World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino Wants 48 Team World Cup

The 46-year-old Swiss-Italian is here for a three-day summit with Asian football nations. Infantino suggested a proposal like this with a 32-team knockout round before the group stage that was met with opposition. But this new format of the FIFA World Cup is going to degrade the standard of the game played in the tournament as many experts have feared. "That way we would have 16 more teams qualifying for a final stage of a World Cup , in which they would be playing for a spot in the ...