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Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown goes full vintage with handlebar mustache

Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown goes full vintage with handlebar mustache

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Aug. 12 (UPI) -- First he rolled into training camp in a 1931 Rolls-Royce. Now Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown has a handlebar mustache.The perennial All-Pro posted a photo of his new addition on Twitter Friday, before the Steelers beat the New York Giants 20-12 in its first preseason game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.The photo was taken from the team bus."Stash game," Brown tweeted, including an 'OK' hand emoji.The tweet came days after Brown posted a closeup of his face on social media. The caption for that photo read: "Beard or no beard ; Stash no stash #commentbelow #stashnostash."Brown has trimmed down his beard but he oiled up the corners of the 'stash for a vintage look.He didn't play in the preseason contest.Brown has been keeping up a vintage theme this offsea...
Texas Rangers ride Cole Hamels to win over sliding Houston Astros

Texas Rangers ride Cole Hamels to win over sliding Houston Astros

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ARLINGTON, Texas --The Texas Rangers rode a strong start from Cole Hamels and held off the Houston Astros late for a 6-4 win on Friday night at Globe Life Park. Houston (71-44) lost its fourth consecutive game. After being swept by the White Sox in Chicago, the Astros are in the midst of their longest losing streak of the season. Texas (55-59) took the first game of the series by scoring five runs over the third through fifth innings, and Hamels threw his third consecutive quality start to propel the Rangers to their second win in a row and first over Houston at Globe Life Park this season. Hamels went seven innings and allowed just three hits, improving to 7-1 with a 3.31 ERA this year. His overall record since being acquired by Texas in 2015 improved to 29-7 in 58 starts.Carlos Gomez and...
Arsenal battle back to win seven-goal thriller

Arsenal battle back to win seven-goal thriller

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Substitute Olivier Giroud headed in a dramatic late winner as Arsenal fought back to beat Leicester City in a thrilling start to the 2017-18 Premier League season.The Gunners trailed 3-2 with seven minutes to go before Aaron Ramsey and Giroud swung the game back in the home side's favour at a euphoric Emirates Stadium.Alexandre Lacazette headed the Gunners ahead 94 seconds into his top-flight debut, only for Shinji Okazaki to nod in an equaliser just two minutes later.Vardy then slid the visitors ahead from Marc Albrighton's cross, before Danny Welbeck drew Arsenal level at the end of a pulsating opening half.Leicester took the lead again when Vardy headed in Riyad Mahrez's corner before Arsene Wenger made an inspired double substitution which sparked Arsenal's comeback.Substitute Ramsey s...
Who will be Premier League champions? – 40 BBC experts have their say

Who will be Premier League champions? – 40 BBC experts have their say

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We have seen six different champions since the Premier League started 25 years ago, but will someone different win it this time?Liverpool and Tottenham are among the teams hoping that will be the case or, at the very least, that they can finish in the top four.But will Chelsea defend their title? Can Pep Guardiola conquer England with Manchester City? Are Arsenal contenders... or will Manchester United come good?We asked 40 BBC TV and radio pundits, presenters, journalists and commentators for their one-two-three-four and an explanation of their selection.The predictions were made on the basis of how each squad shaped up on Friday, 11 August, before the opening weekend but with three weeks to go before the transfer window shuts on Friday 1 September, and the potential of further signings -...
EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

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All the details of the EFL Cup second round drawThursday, August 10, 2017Southampton will host Championship club Wolves in the EFL Cup second after Thursday’s confusing live draw.League One side Blackburn Rovers entertain Lancashire rivals Burnley at Ewood Park, with the draw regionalised.Newcastle host Nottingham Forest, while West Ham will travel to League Two side Cheltenham.The draw initially left several sides unsure whether they were home or away.The matches are due to take place in the week commencing August 21.Draw in fullSouth GroupQPR v BrentfordCrystal Palace v IpswichWatford v Bristol CityNorwich v CharltonCheltenham v West HamBrighton v BarnetCardiff v BurtonSouthampton v WolvesFulham v Bristol RoversMK Dons v SwanseaBirmingham v BournemouthReading v MillwallNorth GroupCarlisl