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    College football Week 4 picks against the spread for every top-25 matchup | Sporting News

    Week 4 of the college football season is here, and it features three big matchups between ranked teams. No. 11 Michigan and No. 13 Wisconsin meet at noon in a Big Ten battle at FOX. No. 8 Auburn travels to No. 17 Texas A&M at 3:30 p.m. on CBS, which will be followed by the main even when No. 7 Notre Dame travels to face No. 3 Georgia. Those are among the toughest games to pick in Week 4. MORE: Week 3 picks, straight up Here is a look at our picks after Week 3: Straight up: 60-9, .870 (20-3 last week)Against the spread: 40-29, .580 (13-10 last week)Upset picks:…

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    What is Kylian Mbappe's net worth and how much does the PSG star earn?

    The 20-year-old Frenchman is one of the hottest young players in football and earns a salary worthy of his status Kylian Mbappe may only just have turned 20, but the Paris Saint-Germain attacker has already emerged as one of the game’s leading players, having helped France to win the World Cup in 2018, during which he won the prize as the tournament’s outstanding young player. Scoring twice in the final against Croatia made him the first teenager to net on such an occasion since Pele in 1958 and helped increase the marketability of the former Monaco ace, who is the game’s second-most expensive player ever behind club-mate Neymar. Indeed, a…

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    'Liverpool are on a completely different level to Spurs' – Pochettino

    The London side have fallen out of contention for a top-flight title but their manager is feeling positive about the future Click Here: Golf special Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has said that Liverpool are ‘on a completely different level’ as he and his squad travel to Anfield on Sunday looking for a result that would help his side to a top-four finish in the Premier League. Spurs currently sit third in the table, level on points with fourth-placed Manchester United after the Red Devils’ win over Watford on Saturday, but the London outfit had been keeping pace with Liverpool and Man City in the title race until recently. A 2-1…

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    Santiago Bernabeu to be 'best stadium in the world' after facelift – Perez

    The home of the 13-time European champions is set to undergo refurbishments, with the final plans revealed on Tuesday Real Madrid showed off finalised plans for a Santiago Bernabeu facelift that president Florentino Perez believes will make it the “best stadium in the world”. Madrid have long been expected to refurbish their historic home, with plans initially beginning in 2009. On Tuesday, Perez delivered a presentation that showcased the approved plans and a final design, which will bring the 72-year-old stadium up to the standard of modern arenas. The Bernabeu was previously renovated in 1982 and 2001, but this looks set to be the most ambitious project, as it will…

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    Guardiola: Man City are in perfect shape to fight for historic quadruple

    The Spaniard’s men are aiming to become the first English side to win all four major trophies in a single season Pep Guardiola believes his Manchester City side are in perfect shape to become the first English side to win a quadruple.  City have already lifted the Carabao Cup, while they will face Tottenham in the Champions League quarter-final and also take on Brighton and Hove Albion in the FA Cup semi-final. Guardiola’s side return to Premier League action this weekend, facing relegation-threatened Fulham on Saturday before Liverpool – two points ahead of City but having played one game more – face Tottenham on Sunday.  The City boss has often…

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    Reus: Ozil is the best I've played with, it's a shame he's taken a step back

    The Gunners midfielder has been used sparingly under Unai Emery but his former international team-mate believes he is among football’s greatest Click Here: New Zealand rugby store Marco Reus has named Mesut Ozil as the best footballer he’s had the chance to play alongside in his career, with the Borussia Dortmund star having lined up with the Arsenal man in the German national team. Reus has played alongside the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Mario Gotze, Toni Kroos and Germany’s all-time top scorer Miroslav Klose throughout his career, but it was the Gunners’ midfield orchestrator that stood out above the rest for the Dortmund captain. Sadly for Reus, Ozil has retired…

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    ‘A waste of money!’ – Ronaldo's Champions League dream ended as Ajax stun Juventus

    The Italian side’s huge investment in the Portuguese to try and secure Champions League glory has ended in failure Cristiano Ronaldo’s hopes of Champions League glory with Juventus are over, for this year at least, after yet another stunning performance by Ajax in their quarter-final second leg in Turin. Goals from Donny van de Beek and Matthijs de Ligt cancelled out Ronaldo’s opener and sealed a 3-2 aggregate victory for the Dutch side, who knocked out Ronaldo’s former club Real Madrid in the previous round. Juventus splashed out €100 million (£86.4/$133m) to bring Ronaldo to Turin with the expectation it could fuel a charge for European glory. The Portuguese forward is a…

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    Lukaku praises 'level-headed' Rashford despite competition for Man Utd starting role

    The Belgium international was forced out of the team by the 21-year-old after starting 12 out of 17 Premier League games under Jose Mourinho this term Romelu Lukaku says he is not surprised by Marcus Rashford’s recent success for Manchester United and has heaped praise on his “level-headed” team-mate, despite the pair competing for a starting role. Lukaku started 12 of United’s opening 17 Premier League games under Jose Mourinho, but was only named once in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first eight league line-ups as the Norwegian preferred Rashford at centre-forward. However, the former Everton striker has had a more regular run in the side in recent weeks, often starting alongside Rashford –…

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    NFL schedule Week 3: What games are on today? TV channels, times, scores | Sporting News

    No teams will be under more scrutiny this week in NFL action than the Steelers and Saints. Both teams will be tasked with trudging ahead sans Hall of Fame quarterback, with Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger out for the season and New Orleans’ Drew Brees out for at least a few weeks with an injured thumb, for which he will have surgery. Brees will avoid a trip to the IR. The two veteran quarterbacks entered the year under center for likely playoff-bound teams if not Super Bowl contenders. Now those rosters will have to find away to keep the offenses operating without those two. That should be easier for a team like…

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    Yankees win first AL East title since 2012 | Sporting News

    The Yankees are once again the cream of the American League East crop. With New York’s 9-1 win over the Angels on Thursday, the Yankees have won their first AL East title since 2012. It has been a remarkable season for the team, and not only because of the superb individual performances but by how many players contributed to the title. Players like Gio Urshela, Mike Tauchman and Mike Ford were relatively unknown to the Yankees before the season started, but they have combined to hit 44 home runs and drive in 139 runs this year as Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge and Aaron Hicks all missed significant amounts of time.…