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Week 2 NFL Roundup, Scores: Kansas City Chiefs outlast Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 2 NFL Roundup, Scores: Kansas City Chiefs outlast Pittsburgh Steelers

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Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Quarterback Patrick Mahomes continued his electric start to the 2018 season as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-37 in a high-scoring affair. The second-year gunslinger tied a franchise record with six touchdown passes against the Steelers. Mahomes' 10 passing touchdowns in the first two weeks of the season are the most ever by a quarterback through two games in league history. He was 23-of-28 for 326 yards with no interceptions. He added five rushes for 18 yards and had a passer rating of 154.8. "You never expect to have 10 touchdowns at this point in the season," Mahomes told reporters. "But I knew with this offense and the weapons that we have and the scheme [Chiefs] coach [Andy] Reid has drawn up that we had a chance to be really, really good...
Carabao Cup round-up: Nottingham Forest pile misery on Newcastle, Everton hold off brave Rotherham challenge, plus more

Carabao Cup round-up: Nottingham Forest pile misery on Newcastle, Everton hold off brave Rotherham challenge, plus more

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ALL THE SCORES Wednesday night's action of the Carabao Cup also saw Watford travel to Reading while Millwall played host to Plymouth Here is the best of the action from Wednesday night’s action in the Carabao Cup second round: Nottingham Forest 3-1 Newcastle United A dramatic finale saw Nottingham Forest knock Newcastle out of the Carabao Cup for the second season running after securing a 3-1 win over Rafa Benitez’s side at the City Ground. The Championship side had the lead inside two minutes when Daryl Murphy nodded in Sam Byram’s fierce cross before Salomon Rondon equalised in the second minute of stoppage-time with a powerful shot. However, Forest regained the lead almost instantly when Matty Cash fired a loose ball home. ...
European football round-up: Ex-Arsenal ace starts first game in two years, Bale, Messi and Mbappe score, Ronaldo makes Juve bow

European football round-up: Ex-Arsenal ace starts first game in two years, Bale, Messi and Mbappe score, Ronaldo makes Juve bow

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talkSPORT rounds up the action across Europe over the weekend. Cristiano Ronaldo made a winning start to his Juventus career, Santi Cazorla returned to action in Spain, while Robin van Persie was on the scoresheet in Holland… Ronaldo made his Serie A bow SERIE A Ronaldo made his debut for Juventus as the Serie A champions secured a dramatic 3-2 victory against Chievo. All eyes were on the Portugal captain following his £99million summer transfer from Real Madrid – but it needed a team effort from the defending champions to secure three points in Verona. Sami Khedira put Juventus ahead in the third minute but Mariusz Stepinski and Emanuele Giaccherini struck to give Chievo the lead. An own goal by defender Mattia Bani levelled things up again...
UPI horse racing roundup: Good Magic and Hofburg sparkle

UPI horse racing roundup: Good Magic and Hofburg sparkle

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Good Magic and Hofburg sparkled as the 3-year-olds took center stage this weekend in Thoroughbred racing. Unique Bella notched another win. A bevy of top sprints also was on tap from coast to coast in a weekend that offered four "Win and You're In" events for November's Breeders' Cup. On the international front, Benbatl returned to the winner's circle in Germany, renewing hope he might challenge Winx in the Cox Plate during the Australian springtime; Poet's Word posted a narrow win in the King George; and For You was an impressive winner at Deauville in beautiful Normandy. Nous partons! Classic Even without Justify, the 3-year-olds arguably are the best part of this group and Good Magic and Hofburg are right there with the best of them. On Sunday at Monmouth Park, last year's Breeders' C...
Super League round-up: Wigan dispatch Castleford, St Helens stay top

Super League round-up: Wigan dispatch Castleford, St Helens stay top

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Oliver Gildart celebrates his try with John BatemanFriday, April 20, 2018Wigan made it four wins in succession in the Betfred Super League as they dispatched of last season's table-toppers Castleford 28-12.Two points separated the teams at the break after Wigan's 14-2 lead, courtesy of tries from Oliver Gildart and Liam Farrell, was cut in the final 10 minutes of the half after Oliver Holmes and Garry Lo touched down.But a second try for Gildart just after the break, following a strong run from Joe Burgess, was added to by scores from George Williams and Tony Clubb as the Warriors impressed in front of England rugby union head coach Eddie Jones, who was a guest at the DW Stadium.Jonny Lomax grabbed a hat-trick of tries as St Helens bounced back from their surprise defeat at Wakefield with ...