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Celtic FC news: “We won't change our game plan despite Champions League beatings,' says Brendan Rodgers

Celtic FC news: “We won't change our game plan despite Champions League beatings,' says Brendan Rodgers

Sports
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers will not resort to pragmatism despite suffering a 3-0 defeat to German giants Bayern Munich in their Champions League clash in the Allianz Arena.The Northern Irishman had promised to play on the front foot in the Group B encounter and in an open game, skipper Thomas Muller opened the scoring in the 17th minute before right-back Joshua Kimmich headed in a second in the 29th minute.Mats Hummels headed in a third six minutes after the break and although the Scottish champions threatened more in the second-half it was a comfortable win for the star-studded home side.Asked if he could perhaps have been more pragmatic in his approach, Rodgers, whose side lost 5-0 at home to French side Paris Saint-Germain in their opening fixture before beting Anderlecht 3-0 away, sai...
Indianapolis Colts remain in AFC South division hunt despite absence of Andrew Luck

Indianapolis Colts remain in AFC South division hunt despite absence of Andrew Luck

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INDIANAPOLIS -- With his Indianapolis Colts off to a 2-3 start to the season, head coach Chuck Pagano is looking ahead to Monday night's nationally televised game with AFC South rival Tennessee. The Jacksonville Jaguars are holding down first place in the division with a 3-2 record. But after that, it's a three-way tie for second (or last, depending on your point of view) between Houston, the Titans and the Colts. All three teams have the same 2-3 record. That's why this week's game is a crucial one for both Indianapolis and Tennessee. Whichever squad can pull off a win at Nissan Stadium in Nashville can take a positive step forward in the division. A loss, however, could make things tougher for either team to make a push to the post-season. Pagano says that he doesn't look at the division...
LISTEN: Antonio Conte insists he is 'happy' with Chelsea players despite defeat to Manchester City

LISTEN: Antonio Conte insists he is 'happy' with Chelsea players despite defeat to Manchester City

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Antonio Conte believes his team put in everythingSaturday, September 30, 2017Antonio Conte insisted he was happy with his Chelsea players despite their loss to Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.Pep Guardiola’s side looked a class above, with their passing and movement, and Kevin De Bruyne’s second half strike was enough to separate the two sides.MATCH REPORT: Chelsea 0-1 Manchester City: Kevin De Bruyne's strike demonstrates Premier League title credentials of Pep Guardiola's menHowever, even though last season’s champions looked second best Antonio Conte felt he could only be proud of his players becaue they put everything into the game.“For sure there is disappointment for me, for my players and for the result but at the same time we gave everything,” said the Italian m
Stokes named in Ashes squad despite minor hand fracture

Stokes named in Ashes squad despite minor hand fracture

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The AshesVenue: Australia Dates: 23 November - 7 JanuaryCoverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport websiteEngland have included vice-captain Ben Stokes in their 16-man Ashes Test squad despite his arrest on Monday.The all-rounder, 26, has a minor fracture in his right hand but is expected to be fit enough to take a full part in the five-Test tour.Hampshire batsman James Vince and Yorkshire's Gary Ballance are recalled, but Essex's Tom Westley misses out. Uncapped Somerset seamer Craig Overton, 23, is preferred to Mark Wood, who remains troubled by an ankle injury.Stokes was held on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after an incident outside a night...
Social Security expansion is possible despite future funding woes, advocates say

Social Security expansion is possible despite future funding woes, advocates say

Finance
Advocates for increasing Social Security's benefits are counting on today's release of the annual trustees report to provide some fodder for their cause.While the yearly analysis confirmed the program's long-term funding woes, proponents for expansion say it also proves the government can afford it."The numbers make it clear that the question about whether to expand or cut Social Security is a question of values, not affordability," said Nancy Altman, president of Social Security Works and chair of the Strengthen Social Security Coalition.The report, released this afternoon, echoed last year's projected revenue shortfalls starting in the mid-2020s and leading to a depleted surplus by 2035. At that point, unless Congress has taken steps to shore it up, the program will be able to fund about...