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F1 title win for unlucky Lewis Hamilton would be his greatest, says Jenson Button

Formula One - Japanese Grand Prix - Suzuka Circuit, Japan

Jenson Button views the Formula One title race with the wistful gaze of the non-contender. He is in 15th place with 19 points, 269 behind the leader, Nico Rosberg. He was a champion once, in 2009, and with 300 races behind him his opinion is meaningful as Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton do battle over the final races of the season, starting with Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.

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NFL: Washington Redskins at New York Giants

Ben McAdoo, the first-year head coach of the New York Giants, made a brief statement and took several questions from reporters after his team practised on Wednesday. The first nine questions happened to be about the Green Bay Packers, Sunday’s opponent. McAdoo was a Packers’ assistant for eight seasons, the last two as a coach for quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

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'Die like a Samurai': Nurmagomedov issues challenge to Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is brilliant at promotion, better able to crawl under the skin or in the head of almost any fighter around. But ever since he won the UFC’s lightweight title two weeks ago at UFC 205, refusing to relinquish his featherweight belt as well, he’s been pursued by an unexpected equal at drawing attention – and perhaps a threat to his newly won championship: Khabib Nurmagomedov.