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Author: 0 Italy great Pirlo to retire from football

You don't have to carry on until you are 50. I'm going to do something else at 38. "At 38 it is right to give young players the space to develop, I'm not angry, instead I will look to help my teammates and the coach". Andrea Pirlo , one of the greatest of all time, has announced that he will retire in 2017. In the summer of 2011, he was released by AC Milan as they saw his best years were behind him but on the contrary, another Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon infamously called him ...

Sports Raonic retires from match at Japan Open with calf injury
Author: 0 Raonic retires from match at Japan Open with calf injury

Mannarino , who defeated Croatian top seed Marin Cilic in the semi-finals on Saturday, temporarily took the initiative in the second set after being overmatched in the first. "My second serve is really effective; my opponents don't attack me, so I'm ready to play the second shot". With the injured Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka ruled out, 10th place is good enough to secure a spot at the end-of-season showpiece.

Sports South Africa on course for 3-day victory over Bangladesh
Author: 0 South Africa on course for 3-day victory over Bangladesh

Mushfiqur's fearless innings was ended with what became the last ball before lunch‚ when he offered no stroke to Wayne Parnell and was trapped in front. Earlier, Amla was bowled by Subashis Roy for 132 in the afternoon session after sharing a 247-run partnership for the fourth wicket with captain Faf Du Plessis, who was 135 not out.

Sports Gasly could still miss US GP to race in Super Formula
Author: 0 Gasly could still miss US GP to race in Super Formula

Cyril Abiteboul, Renault Sport F1 managing director, has credited Palmer for his "professionalism and loyalty" and has returned the fond wishes for his future. "Tomorrow's Japanese GP will be my last race for Renault", wrote the 26-year-old. "More specifically, I really want to thank all my engineers and mechanics for their support and tremendous work throughout these years".

Author: 0 World Series Or Bust For Houston Astros

Both have clinched playoff berths once again, but they'll have to repeat as their respective league's champion before a rematch could possibly occur. Turner drove in a franchise postseason record five runs as the Dodgers dumped the Diamondbacks, 9-4, in Game One of their National League Division series in Los Angeles .

Sports Kerryon Johnson has career day as Auburn takes down Ole Miss
Author: 0 Kerryon Johnson has career day as Auburn takes down Ole Miss

Tigers coach Gus Malzahn , like Luke, isn't pinning too much on the last games. "Our left tackle, [Austin] Golson, made an unbelievable block on the corner". It was the key block that got the whole play started. Ole Miss (2-3, 0-2 SEC) would then answer with a field goal by Gary Wunderlich from 27 yards out.

Author: 0 Tory rebels should 'put up, or shut up' - Ruth Davidson

Scottish Tory leader Ms Davidson, who has been tipped as a potential successor to Mrs May along with Mr Johnson, urged the party to "settle down". "I think there's an terrible lot of people in our party that need to settle down". "Circle the wagons turn the fire on Corbyn and talk about nothing except our great policies and what we can do for the country". Tory MP Michael Fabricant dismissed Mr Shapps as "embittered", while colleague Vicky Ford said the Welwyn Hatfield MP was "completely ...

Sports Mesut Ozil
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil "interested" in joining either Manchester United or Barcelona

Alongside his current injury problem, there have been doubts surrounding Ozil's future with the German's contract running out at the end of the season and he is yet to sign a new deal. Meanwhile, Barcelona is on the lookout for a brand new star with Neymar's departure and after being blocked by Liverpool for Philippe Coutinho, the more affordable Ozil is an attractive option.

Sports Las Vegas Mass Shooting Latest: Who Are The Victims?
Author: 0 Las Vegas Mass Shooting Latest: Who Are The Victims?

They wanted to visit a country music festival - and paid for it with ir lives. "I want everyone to know what a kind hearted loving man he was but at this point I can barely breathe", she wrote to USA TODAY . "When the bullets began raining down, Sonny shielded her from danger, giving up his life to save hers", Sanders said at Monday's press briefing. These are the victims that have been named so far: Quinton Robbins, 20-year-old student at the University of Nevada.

Sports Top Moments: Colts Unveil Peyton Manning Statue
Author: 0 Top Moments: Colts Unveil Peyton Manning Statue

He signed with the Denver Broncos and won his second Super Bowl with them in 2015, which was his 18th and final National Football League season. "But it's rare you run across one person with both those qualities, great in the community, great people and extremely gifted and talented, and that's Peyton Manning ".

Sports International Olympic Committee suspends Nuzman over graft probe
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee suspends Nuzman over graft probe

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 8 (AFP) The chairman of Brazil's Olympic Committee, who helped organize the Rio 2016 Games, submitted his resignation, saying he wanted to concentrate on defending himself against corruption charges. In addition, the director general of operations of the Rio 2016 Committee, Leonardo Gryner, was arrested, and both officials will be indicted for alleged crimes of corruption, money laundering and criminal association.

Sports No. 1 Alabama visits Aggies after steamrolling 2 SEC teams
Author: 0 No. 1 Alabama visits Aggies after steamrolling 2 SEC teams

COLLEGE STATION - Two Texas A&M legends are hoping to return to campus for Saturday night's Alabama game against under quite different circumstances. The degree of difficulty jumps up this week against the Crimson Tide's fearsome front seven - even without defensive lineman Da'Shawn Hand, who is out because of an MCL injury suffered last week.

Sports Honduras-Costa Rica qualifier postponed a day by storm
Author: 0 Honduras-Costa Rica qualifier postponed a day by storm

The game originally was scheduled to be played there on Friday night. Honduras, however, took the lead after 66 minutes when Eddie Hernandez powered home a header from nine yards out. Honduras host Mexico on Tuesday in San Pedro Sula, where they'll need a win, while hoping Panama don't win at home against Costa Rica . Three CONCACAF teams advance directly to the finals in Russian Federation, with a fourth to play off against either Syria or Australia for a berth.

Sports Western Michigan and Buffalo break FBS scoring record in 7OT thriller
Author: 0 Western Michigan and Buffalo break FBS scoring record in 7OT thriller

Western Michigan beat Buffalo on Saturday, 71-68. The only problem is that the game was not over. Following one of those scores Ernsberger's sister made a decision to run onto the field and give him a celebratory hug. Less than a year after Pitt and Syracuse set the FBS single-game scoring record, Western Michigan and Buffalo broke the mark by two points. Western Michigan entered the fourth quarter with a 24-14 lead, and it took a 17-7 period - along with a field goal with 34 seconds ...

Author: 0 Latest All Black Prodigy Damien McKenzie Puts South Africa To The Sword

South Africa came agonisingly close to redeeming themselves after a record defeat last month but again paid the price for costly errors as New Zealand edged them 25-24 in a thrilling Rugby Championship encounter at Newlands on Saturday. But whether by 57 points or one, New Zealand found a way to win and cap another masterly tournament. However it was bad news for Nehe Milner-Skudder with Hansen confirming after the match the winger dislocated his right shoulder during the extended 10 ...

Sports Dutch cling to slim World Cup hopes
Author: 0 Dutch cling to slim World Cup hopes

Robben converted an 84th-minute penalty to move level with Ruud van Nistelrooy and Faas Wilkes on 35 global goals , but he had a frustrating night in Borisov, trying to urge his team forward to make up ground on Sweden . And they will face a Sweden side who are high on confidence after four wins in their last five competitive matches. Dick Advocaat 's side went into the match playing catch-up following Sweden's dominant 8-0 drubbing of Luxembourg earlier in the day, leaving ...

Sports Late TD Pass Raises Canes Past FSU
Author: 0 Late TD Pass Raises Canes Past FSU

Instant replay would decide whether the Hurricanes were going to rejoice over quarterback Malik Rosier's go-ahead, 23-yard touchdown pass to Darrell Langham with six seconds remaining, providing the ball broke the plane of the end zone.

Author: 0 TCU retakes lead on nifty trick play

The Horned Frogs only allowed 7 points combined in their first two games against Jackson State and Arkansas. The first half Saturday was anything but a typical Big 12 game, as the two teams combined for just one touchdown - two teams that entered the game averaging a combined 96.6 points per game.

Sports Quick gamer: Missed extra point dooms Gators, 17-16, against LSU
Author: 0 Quick gamer: Missed extra point dooms Gators, 17-16, against LSU

Danny Etling threw a short touchdown pass in the second half and LSU rebounded from a stunning home loss with a 17-16 victory at No. 21 Florida on Saturday. It was a back-and-forth game that seemed it could have gone either way. Etling slightly underthrew Chark, but LSU's No. 7 out muscled Florida's, Duke Dawson, to snag the reception.