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Valverde: Barcelona will bounce back from Espanyol defeat

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Despite the territorial domination in this game, FC Barcelona were unable to score and finally conceded a decisive goal for their first defeat in the calendar year. And Valverde believes its poor decisions in front of goal contributed to the defeat, while he also feels the penalty miss reinvigorated Espanyol and its supporters. Read More »

Memory Lane: Cowboys once again in Holiday showdown against Seahawks

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Without Zeke, the Cowboys went 3-3, and won the last three games. No doubt t-shirts with a picture of an index card with "MVP" written across it will soon be available for purchase online. Those reporters have to serve their readers' best interests and avoiding questions about the suspension just because they made for an uncomfortable situation goes against everything they've ever been taught about their jobs. Read More »

Muguruza stunned as upsets continue at Australian Open

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With a forecast high of 102 degrees Fahrenheit, 2008 Australian Open victor Maria Sharapova hurried through the first set on Rod Laver Arena in 23 minutes before beating No. "At 5-4 I thought I'd keep hanging there and try and take my spot", she said. Muguruza had little to celebrate after her 7-6 (1), 6-4 loss to No. Read More »

Neymar hits four, Cavani matches record as PSG crush Dijon

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You have to score a pretty goal to be the centre of attention when someone equals your teams all time scoring record on a night when you score five goals, but that's just what Neymar does! PSG's 11th win out of 11 home Ligue 1 games this season saw Neymar at his mesmeric best, although Unai Emery's side rarely needed to get out of third gear against desperately poor opposition, despite Kylian Mbappe having been left on the bench. Read More »

7 options to replace John Morton as Jets offensive coordinator

It was an up and down year for Morton, but the offense was not where head coach Todd Bowles wanted it to be heading into 2018, leading to Morton's dismissal. Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup. The Jets reportedly tried to hire Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo as their offensive coordinator past year, but the Eagles denied the Jets a request to interview DeFilippo. Read More »

Cowboys fall to Seahawks; eliminated from playoffs

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OVERREACTION: The real Blake Bortles showed up in Jacksonville's loss to San Francisco. But they can still make the postseason with some help despite gaining just 136 total yards - their fewest since getting 135 in a 14-9 win over the St. Williams was taken to the injury tent early in the game, but returned. NY was already without defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, who was not active a week after being benched for being late to a team meeting. Read More »

Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'

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I just didn't allow it to happen. Djokovic admitted officials from the ATP and the Australian Open were asked to leave the room but flatly denied a lawyer had been present. "Things are going in the right direction. That's the best news". The four Grand Slam tournaments are independent of the ATP and have made substantial increases in prize money in recent years. Read More »

Fired-up Arsenal are on revenge mission: Wenger

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Liverpool players Philippe Coutinho , Roberto Firminio and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain surprised young school kids in Liverpool before Christmas in what turned out to be a hilarious outing. It will be interesting to see which players and which tactics will be used, but there is one thing that is sure; Both teams will be trying hard to score more than the other team! "We allowed them to take the game to us". Read More »

Chelsea running on empty, admits Conte

To play at this level. Conte has not held back in his criticism of Chelsea's transfer policy and his lack of access to the purse strings, and in term, the Stamford Bridge hierarchy are said to be growing impatient with the 48-year-old. "I'm anxious to win, otherwise we would risk finishing 20th in the table". But, at the same time, we want to go into the next round. Conte, meanwhile, has confirmed two of his starters in his pre-match press conference , with Ethan Ampadu getting another ... Read More »

Jordan Bell leaves game following leg injury

Bell stayed down for a while and then was helped to his feet. The Warriors announced Bell sprained his ankle, and will not return to the game. Bell is scheduled to receive an MRI sometime on Thursday. Bell is the player the Warriors selected with a pick they acquired from the Bulls in the second round of last year's draft. "Danny Parkins, the host of the Chicago-based sports talk show on 670 The Score, approached Bell before the game in the locker room and gave him a Chicago-themed T-shirt ... Read More »

Swansea Appoint Leon Britton As Caretaker Manager

The Swans have lost eight of their last 10 Premier League games and are bottom of the table, four points adrift of safety, and are also the division's lowest scoring team. "I do believe use that given the squad of players we've got here and the quality that we can get out of this situation". His first taste of the English top flight has come to an abrupt end, however, and Swansea once again look to appoint a new manager, who will become their sixth in the space of two years. Read More »

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins election as ANC president

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The ANC's policy decisions and style of governance are the most important influences on the performance of the South African economy. Ramaphosa says party members must avoid being motivated by personal gain. Ramaphosa is a principal beneficiary of this political arrangement. He was elected secretary general of the ANC in 1991, and in the years that followed was a key negotiator on behalf of the party during South Africa's transition to democracy. Read More »

How Leo Messi literally walked past Real Madrid in El Clasico

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Barcelona are truly running away with La Liga at this point, and Real Madrid do not seem capable of halting that scenario in any manner. Real were dominating possession and Messi dropped deeper and deeper in a bid to influence the game as the inclusion of Mateo Kovacic in Real's midfield looked a masterstroke. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick Is One Donation Away From Completing His $1M Pledge

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Wednesday on social media, Kaepernick announced that he will donate the last $100,000 of the pledge over the next 10 days. The first charity announced was Silicon Valley De-Bug, a community organization in San Jose and Northern California's South Bay that benefits youth, immigrants and low-wage workers. Read More »

Unification bout: Joshua won't take Parker's drug-cheat bait

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Appearing at his first pre-fight news conference with Parker in London, however, Joshua said it would take "more than a human" to beat him and accused his opponent of a PR stunt. On hearing of Sala Parker's concerns, Joshua said: "I'll put Parker in my prayers that he leaves the ring in good health, and he goes back to New Zealand and his family in good health, so that's the least I can do for his family". Read More »

Injured right hand lands Tom Brady on Patriots injury report

The Patriots quarterback was scheduled to answer questions from the media in the afternoon, but he canceled to meet with the team's medical staff. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network Insider, the Brady medical issue "doesn't sound like a major anything". Read More »

Joe Root should 'stop acting like a little boy': Ricky Ponting

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Between the street and the ground are bollards and barricades which formed part of a perimeter fence police erected for last year's Test against Pakistan. Fellow Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins said there is a "50-50" chance the left-armer could play at MCG. He talks about us being up all the time when we're in front, but it's a different story when he's firing shots at the captain. Read More »

Proud after Manchester United draw: Burnley coach Sean Dyche

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United have spent roughly £286m since Mourinho took the Old Trafford helm in 2016, compared to City's £360m in the same time-frame. The big historical clubs are normally punished in the market because of that history. City and United have been the biggest spenders in the Premier League since Pep Guardiola and Mourinho took over at the Etihad and Old Trafford respectively. Read More »

'Russia' on Winter Olympics kit despite ban

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Earlier this month, Russian Federation was banned from next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea over state-sponsored doping. Russian president Vladimir Putin and Russian sports officials have since given athletes their blessings to compete in PyeongChang as neutrals. Read More »

Zimbabwe struggle under the lights in Paarl

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Lasith Malinga or Bhuvneshwar Kumar? Zimbabwe could manage only 286 in reply, 142 of which came from Flower, who had kept wicket throughout the South African innings without conceding a single bye. However, he didn't seem to be 100% and was dismissed five overs later for 24. "AB has captained South Africa in both the limited-overs and Test formats and his experience and expertise will be invaluable for this first Test match of the season". Read More »

Walcott to be unveiled as Everton player today

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Should the transfer go through, Walcott will at least be getting regular minutes and would be a vital part of Allardyce's Everton attack. Have your say in the comment section below. This year looks a little hard but in the future I want to win trophies and be part of that for the club. "I'm very ambitious and I've come here because I want the club to push to the next level", Walcott told the club's official website. Read More »

Tillerson: Threat of North Korea war growing despite talks

North Korea's delegation will include government representatives, a 30-member taekwondo demonstration team, fans and a cheering squad of 230 people. The South Korean delegation in the Wednesday talks was led by Deputy Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung while the three-member North Korean delegation was led by Jon Jong-su, vice chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, an organization in charge of inter-Korean affairs. Read More »

Bengals, Marvin Lewis can spoil Ravens playoff hopes

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The 9-6 Ravens are competing for a final playoff spot, and obviously would like every competitive advantage they can get. Baltimore holds the No. 5 seed in the AFC, and the AFC West champions have secured the No. In an effort to add more drama to the final Sunday of the regular season, the National Football League has altered a few games. The Ravens came out of the bye with three straight wins, and the only setback since the bye was a last-minute, 39-38 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers at ... Read More »

Florida Gators' Scott Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee

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As chairman, the press release stated, "Mullens will set the selection committee's agenda, run its meetings and serve as the spokesman for the committee along with Hancock". Lott was a consensus All-American at USC . He is now a businessman in the San Francisco Bay area. Stansbury, a Georgia Tech alum and former football player, was hired by his alma mater in 2016. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard out indefinitely with return of quad injury

Just nine minute-restricted games into his season the Spurs have now chose to put Kawhi back on the mend until further notice. Only four Spurs are averaging double-digit scoring this season: LaMarcus Aldridge at 22.4 ppg, Leonard, Rudy Gay at 11.5 ppg, and Pau Gasol at 10.4 ppg. Read More »

Ulster and Ireland wing Bowe to retire

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Bowe, who won 69 caps for Ireland, is now sidelined by a shoulder injury suffered earlier this month that could keep him out for a total of eight weeks. The 33 year-old revealed the decision with a poem on Twitter on Monday. Co. Monaghan-born Bowe made his debut for Ulster in 2004 and earned his first global cap later the same year. Read More »

EPL: Wenger drops Alexis Sanchez as Arsenal lose to Bournemouth

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Look at their frontline, there's no feeling from us it's a weaker frontline. We weren't sharp enough to create chances. "We made mistakes in areas where you wonder where they come from". That's why I decided not to do it. If he goes, we have to respond. I do not know, but at the moment it's the transfer period and in this kind of period you try to use the players that are completely focused at being at the club. Read More »

SC hears right to privacy violation pleas in Aadhaar

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Opening on behalf of the petitioners, senior advocate Shyam Divan said Aadhaar "seeks to tether every resident of India to an electronic leash", which would enable profiling of citizens and surveillance by the State. Besides, it leaves behind an electronic trail and operates as a pervasive system. Aadhaar was initially meant to be voluntary, aimed at eliminating fraud in government welfare programs and giving people a form of identification. Read More »

Bordeaux deny Arsenal poised to sign striker Malcom

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The result of the meetings could potentially lead to a fine or suspension, and Arsenal will be watching proceedings closely in case it has any impact on their attempts to sign Malcom in the January window. I can't deny that he's being followed by a lot of people. 'He's committed. He's a bit, like he was in the summer... "If Liverpool want you to work for them tomorrow, you'd go", the Liverpool Echo quotes the Bordeaux boss as saying. Read More »

Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic joins Cardiff City on loan

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Serbia global Grujic has made just six appearances in all competitions for Liverpool this season and only of them was a start in the EFL Cup against Leicester City in September. It is understood that Middlesbrough and Aston Villa were also keen on the Serbia global, who has made just six appearances in all competitions this season, with just 14 minutes on the pitch in the Premier League . Read More »