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Orioles pitcher Zach Britton suffers Achilles injury

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Now, it appears he could miss almost half the 2018 regular season. Machado, who has primarily played third base, is also requesting to play short stop this season. Britton is believed to have been shopped this offseason but the Orioles front office was still trying to determine whether or not they thought they could contend in 2018. Read More »

Four-star Ga. QB Emory Jones picks Florida on first Early Signing Day

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The former Florida offensive coordinator (under Ohio State coach Urban Meyer) indirectly replaces Jim McElwain, who parted ways with the school in October. "The Gator fans, they're insane", said Jones. The Under Armour All-American is a ideal fit for Mullen's spread offense with his ability as a passer and runner. Read More »

Evan Longoria, the Rays' Stalwart, Is Traded to the Giants

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The greatest player in Rays franchise history is moving on. Now he goes across the country to lock down third base for the San Francisco Giants . While Frazier only had 76 RBI's to Longoria's 86, the White Sox were the third worst team in terms of OBP. Read More »

Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown Injures Calf, Calls It Minor Setback

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The Steelers mostly likely will have a bye, so Brown will have an additional week to get himself ready for the playoff run. The Steelers will need to find other ways to keep their top-10 offense humming over the next two-plus weeks. The 22-year-old Conner rushed for 144 yards on 32 carries this season after being selected with a third-round pick by the Steelers. The last thing the Pittsburgh Steelers needed was another injury to a star player. Read More »

De Bruyne close to signing long-term City deal

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City, who are 11 points clear at the top of the table, visit Leicester City in the League Cup quarter-finals this morning (Singapore time ). Barcelona defender Gerard Pique praised Pep Guardiola and said he hopes to face his former coach's high-flying side, Manchester City , in the Champions League final. Read More »

Chris Gayle likely to miss second ODI vs New Zealand

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Asked to bat first, the West Indies never got going, after Gayle and Evin Lewis - regarded as among the most destructive worldwide opening partnerships - began by playing out three maidens. New Zealand openers George Worker and Colin Munro had no such restrictions in response, putting on 108 inside 17 overs before both departed within the space of seven balls. Read More »

Thug jailed for racist attack on Prem ace Raheem Sterling

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The 29-year-old will pay a 100 pound ($134) fine. Karl Anderson, 29, kicked Sterling four times at City's Etihad Campus on Saturday before unleashing a tirade of racial slurs. You stopped your vehicle and you got out. He was already subject to a soccer-related violence banning order that prevented him from attending certain matches. Read More »

National Signing Day 2018: Five-Star DE Micah Parsons Commits to Penn State

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Three years and one month after Penn State offered him a scholarship as a freshman, Micah Parsons is officially a Nittany Lion. Parsons' signing with Penn State would give a significant boost to an already excellent class recruited by James Franklin and his staff, a group ranked fifth by 247Sports and ESPN.com and sixth by Rivals . Read More »

Real Madrid not the only rival of title

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So, with 42 points they are in top position on the La Liga point table. Valverde's side enter the first Clasico of the season with a comfortable 11-point advantage over Real, who are fresh off the plane from their recent FIFA World Club Cup triumph in Abu Dhabi. Read More »

Patriots ban Tom Brady's trainer from sideline, team plane

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It dates back to two years ago when the Patriots' medical staff complained to Bill Belichick about Guerrero's interference with treatment. He is also forbidden from treating players other than Tom Brady at the stadium. Bill Belichick and Tom Brady's 18-year coach/quarterback partnership has been the most successful in National Football League history. With the alleged rift between Guerrero and team personnel reportedly creating some divisiveness in New England, Belichick has ... Read More »

Cavs' comeback falls short as Bucks hang on for a narrow win

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Leading 115-113, the Bucks very almost turned the ball over on an entry pass, but Giannis got the best of LeBron, scooping up the loose ball and laying the ball in to give his squad a four-point lead. In the second, it was all Bucks. Malcolm Brogdon's three-pointer with 8:18 to play in the half gave Milwaukee its first lead - and Jason Kidd's squad would proceed to close the quarter on a 28-18 run from there, taking an 11-point advantage into the locker room. Read More »

Real Madrid president Perez in contact with Man City winger De Bruyne

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Apart from the duo, City are also said to be keen to hand striker Gabriel Jesus a new deal to reward him for his fine form since his arrival at the start of the year. City are 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League , with their win against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday a record 16th consecutive victory in the top flight. Read More »

McConnell says DACA fix won't come up until next year

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McConnell said there will be no government shutdown. "Whatever concerns or complaints Americans may have about immigration in general, we shouldn't threaten the future of this group of young people who are here through no fault of their own, who pose no threat, who are not taking away anything from the rest of us, "he said in the post". Read More »

Player-turned-49er accused of rape in civil suit

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The case had previously been reviewed by the District Attorney's Office in Santa Clara County but was thrown out on October 25 previous year due to there being insufficient evidence. Hayne's agent, Wayne Beavis , told the Daily Telegraph he was unaware of the claims on Wednesday. The next morning, Plaintiff awoke in the same room and in the same bed. Read More »

Steph Curry Likely To Miss Christmas Day Matchup vs Cavs

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He was examined by the medical staff on Tuesday who indicated the ankle is healing well with Curry able to take part in on-court workouts starting this week. The Warriors have gone 5-0 since the injury, a stretch in which they have also been forced to make do without All-Star forward Draymond Green (shoulder). Read More »

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) Shares Sold by Principal Financial Group Inc

It has underperformed by 17.58% the S&P500. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 11,406 shares of the company's stock worth $295,000 after purchasing an additional 123 shares during the last quarter. New York-based Tourbillon Cap Prtnrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.9% in Discovery Communications, Inc . (NASDAQ: DISCA ) for 11,991 shares. Pr Herzig & Incorporated accumulated 56,717 shares or 2.97% of the stock. Read More »

Four Jaguars named to Pro Bowl

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They were the lone Bengals named to the NFL's annual all-star game, although WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict received a fourth alternate spot at inside backer and safety Clayton Fejedelem took a second alternate slot on special teams. Read More »

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix blasts Thomas Davis for hit on Davante Adams

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Davis was hit with the suspension after leveling Adams with a blindside block, forcing him to exit the game with a concussion. Appeals officer James Thrash heard Davis' appeal. "In no way was I trying to hurt you", Davis tweeted . Davis apologized again Monday over Twitter after Adams voiced his displeasure with the hit. His concussion Sunday was Adams' third in two seasons. Read More »

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers done for season, put on IR

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Rodgers, making his first appearance since October 15, threw for 290 yards with three touchdowns, but was intercepted three times as the Packers' playoff hopes took a potentially critical blow. The Packers recovered the onside kick to set Rodgers up with the chance to tie the game and send it to overtime. Davis delivered a helmet-to-helmet hit to Davante Adams , knocking the Packers wide receiver out of the game with a concussion - his second of the season. Read More »

Former Arsenal midfielder in running to succeed Wenger

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The performances from the "second string" in the cups have been inconsistent this season but they will get another chance to impress tonight as Arsene Wenger will rest his big guns ahead of Friday night's huge showdown with Liverpool. He made 11 changes from Saturday's 1-0 win over Newcastle for Tuesday's game. The most important thing is to know what is going to be offered or not this winter to find a better game project. Read More »

Butler's 37 points spur Wolves rally past Blazers, 108-107

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We'll see how he is [Monday]". Lillard also argued for a call that never came as he tried to set up for his final attempt. "Guys literally out there grabbing my arms, I got hit in the face one time and it's like in shooting motion". Timberwolves star swing man Jimmy Butler , who suffered a back injury in a Saturday loss to Phoenix managed to go for a game-high 37 points. The Blazers went 10 for 24 from 3-point range, their sixth game in the last eight outings with double-digit makes from ... Read More »

Mesut Özil stunner for Arsenal puts Arsène Wenger on the spot

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Wenger, meanwhile, praised Ozil's current form and believes he at his best since joining Arsenal in 2013. But at the moment it is very hard to say. You need players to give 100% every single week, and simply put, Sanchez does not give you that - he only turns up when he wants to. Read More »

Alabama loses LB Moses to foot injury

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The injury is feared to be season-ending. The SEC All-Freshman selection has 30 tackles, 5.5 for loss, and 1.5 sacks this season. Moses started two games this year for the Crimson Tide due to the other injuries to the team's linebacking corps. Read More »

CONFIRMED LINEUPS: Leicester City vs Manchester City, League Cup Quarterfinals

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The Hammers are in excellent form having picked up seven points from their last three Premier League fixtures, which is no mean feat when you consider that two of their opponents were Chelsea and Arsenal. "The players want to play and I can understand him", said the Spaniard. I think it was for us a fantastic final with quality. "I think with the support of our fans we can make a fortress of the King Power Stadium ". Read More »

West Ham midfielder Manuel Lanzini charged over diving

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Manuel Lanzini now faces missing West Ham's next two matches - against Arsenal in the EFL Cup and Newcastle United in the Premier League - after being charged for an alleged dive at the bet365 Stadium. He said: "I'm a bit surprised". Everton's Oumar Niasse also missed two games after being found to have dived to win a penalty in his side's 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace last month. Read More »

When does early signing period start?

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The rush for recruits to sign their LOIs earlier has sped up several coaching searches throughout the FBS. "What am I going to say?" "My coaches said (a scholarship) is worth thousands of dollars, so it's like an early Christmas present". "Everything is accelerated now before winter break", Doll said. It allows high school seniors a 72-hour window in December to sign a national letter of intent with the school of their choice. Read More »

Tax plan optimism propels Wall Street to record highs

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Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 141 points, or 0.6%, to 24793. On Tuesday, world stocks steadied following their largest hike in almost six-months on US tax cut optimism had added to one of the strongest and longest global bull runs recorded. Read More »

MLS Commissioner To Make Announcement In Nashville

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Nashville is one of four finalist cities, along with Sacramento, Cincinnati and Detroit, expected to be awarded the league's 25th and 26th franchises, which will enter the league for the 2020 season. Along the way, Nashville last summer broke attendance records for soccer matches in Tennessee with a pair of worldwide friendly matches at Nissan Stadium. Read More »

Cole Hamels donated his enormous $9.75 million mansion to charity

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Realtor.com listed the property at $9.4 million at the time of the donation. He said in a news release Friday that he and his wife wanted to help the charity make children's dreams come true. 'Our mission is to change lives through disability ministry, and we've been strategically looking for ways to expand our ministry outside of a summer camp, ' said Jason Brawner , CEO of Camp Barnabas. Read More »

Real Madrid Bonus Payments Hit Staggering New High After Trophy Laden Year

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But in the post-match interviews the megastar said he wanted Barcelona to for a guard of honour for Los Blancos at the Christmas Clasico . "My job is on the pitch and I am doing it well , the rest I can't control". After winning what was a club record four trophies in 2014, Madrid suffered in the second half of the season and ended the term without a major prize as Barca claimed the treble. Read More »

Man City ready to raid Palace for €45 million star

Ferdinand was a player at United when Zaha was signed from Crystal Palace for £15million in 2013. Speaking to Sky Sports, Loftus-Cheek was asked to name Palace's fastest player, and said "Timi's quick", without hesitating, before Zaha jumped in to back him up. Read More »