• Three-star Senatla gives Blitzboks a flying start in Cape Town

    Three-star Senatla gives Blitzboks a flying start in Cape Town

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    The New Zealanders lost to the US 22-0 in their opening match of pool play before going on to thrash Spain 50-0 and best Australia 35-12 to qualify for the quarter-finals. Simon Amor's side led 5-0 at the break through Harry Glover's try. But moments after he sat down, Dylan Collier scooped up a loose pass and scampered 80m to put the Kiwis 14-0 up.
  • Big Sean announces surprise concert on Sunday

    Big Sean announces surprise concert on Sunday

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    Big Sean has had quite the year, collecting a platinum plaque for his album I Decided . "I had a dream I rode with Rosa Parks in the back of the 'Bach / And we was blowing a blunt and she was packing a strap / Like damn, it do feel good to be black in the back", he raps.
  • Sharma closes in on maiden tour win at Joburg Open

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    The Finn is playing his first full season on the European Tour after winning the 2017 Challenge Tour but looked very much at home in Johannesburg as he got to 14 under and established a narrow advantage over India's Shubhankar Sharma . "I don't want to change my strategy because I've played solid golf". I have a good lead but you saw some low scores today. The top-three finishers not already exempt this week will earn a spot in the field for next year's Open at Carnoustie so it was all to ...
  • BBC pundit predicts Newcastle United v Leicester City

    BBC pundit predicts Newcastle United v Leicester City

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    It was nearly two within minutes as Gayle once again got onto another great through ball this time from Mikel Merino , the number nine went alone and took his time and picked his spot but it whistled past the left-hand post of Schmeichel. Demarai Gray can play on the side, on the wing, behind Jamie and as a striker. Mahrez found himself in space on half way and he picked out Albrighton with a attractive long ball.
  • Cesar Azpilicueta Has Sights Set on Breaking His Own Appearance Record

    Cesar Azpilicueta Has Sights Set on Breaking His Own Appearance Record

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    The failure to beat the Spanish side means they risk drawing Barcelona or Paris Saint-Germain in the knockout stages of the competition. The match is an opportunity for the chasing pack to close the gap on the Premier League's top two. When you play every three days, it's very hard. But head of Saturday's London derby against West Ham, Conte warned the 28-year-old he needs to be protected for his own good.
  • Boston College Stuns Top-Seeded Duke

    Boston College Stuns Top-Seeded Duke

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    The Eagles drained a whopping 11 3-pointers before halftime, taking a seven-point lead into intermission that a confluence of factors ultimately made it impossible to overcome. Gary Trent Jr . was the high scorer for Duke with 25 while BC's Ky Bowman led all scorers with 30 points and nine assists for the game. The Phoenix native extended his double-double streak to seven straight games and finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Henderson opens up on being left out of Liverpool team

    Henderson opens up on being left out of Liverpool team

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    However, Klopp has dismissed that there were any underlying reason why the England worldwide was named as a replacement, claiming that he expected a "sh*t" story to emerge in the media. "I want everyone to respect Jordan Henderson as our skipper". "We played a fantastic game at West Ham and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was involved".
  • Conor McGregor vs. Manny Pacquiao has just got one step closer

    Conor McGregor vs. Manny Pacquiao has just got one step closer

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    But considering McGregor's undeniable drawing power, boxers are still lining up in the hope of convincing the public of the merit of his second outing as a pugilist. I would like him to come back in April, I'm working on that. "Stay fit my friend", Pacquaio wrote in the caption. Pacquiao most recently lost his WBO welterweight title to the relatively unheralded Jeff Horn in Brisbane but was set for a rematch with the former schoolteacher, only to pull out due to political commitments.
  • Pochettino seeks new dynamic for Tottenham

    Pochettino seeks new dynamic for Tottenham

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    Tottenham Hotspur boss confirms club have option to bring back Championship talents. He said, "When it's a World Cup year, we can not wait because you need to do some business before". Spurs have managed to beat Real Madrid , Borussia Dortmund and APOEL Nicosia during their hard run of domestic results to keep spirits somewhat elevated.
  • Thibaut Courtois eyes Spain return

    Thibaut Courtois eyes Spain return

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    Chelsea are still weighing-up whether or not to give in to the 25-year-old's request, which would see him paid the same as his Manchester United counterpart David de Gea. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has revealed his favourites to lift the UEFA Champions League title this season. When asked about Courtois' contract talks, Conte said: "He is one of the best goalkeepers in the world and has a great potential".
  • India could become No.1 ranked in ODIs after Sri Lanka series

    India could become No.1 ranked in ODIs after Sri Lanka series

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    The visitors will also welcome Asela Gunaratne, who has recovered from a broken thumb. The veteran Sri Lanka batter turned commentator Russel Arnold was brutally trolled by former India batsman VVS Laxman, when he tried to predict the three-match ODI series between India and Sri Lanka .
  • Moeen Ali to lead England in Perth warm-up

    Moeen Ali to lead England in Perth warm-up

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    Players were then given a midnight curfew which was only lifted on Thursday. Left-hander Duckett has now been suspended and is facing a disciplinary investigation. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed Duckett has been stood down on "disciplinary grounds" pending an investigation amid reports of an alcohol-related incident.
  • Faried, Barton Lead Nuggets to Win Over Magic

    Faried, Barton Lead Nuggets to Win Over Magic

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    That lead grew to 17 points in the final quarter, with a 3-pointer from the right wing from Malik Beasley putting Denver up 94-77 with 6:43 to play. The Nuggets (14-11) snapped a four-game losing streak. Denver took a one-point lead into the half and was able to separate from Orlando in the third quarter. C Nikola Jokic (15.5 ppg) missed his fourth consecutive game (sprained left ankle), although the Nuggets expect him back soon.
  • Trump Effigies Set Afire To Protest US' Jerusalem Move

    Trump Effigies Set Afire To Protest US' Jerusalem Move

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    A protest march was also held at Hassanabad with people burning Trump's effigies and shouting anti-America and pro-Hezbollah slogans. Also, security restrictions are likely to be enforced in sensitive areas of Srinagar and some other parts of Kashmir from Friday morning, the official sources here said.
  • Jerry Sandusky's son sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of girls

    Jerry Sandusky's son sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of girls

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    His son was facing up to eight years in state prison but was sentenced to three to six years today. Sandusky reportedly requested the photos in 2013, but police weren't notified until fall 2016. Jerry Sandusky was convicted in 2012 of exploiting his position in the top-flight football program to sexually assault 10 boys. The Corrections Department said Friday that Jeffrey Sandusky was sacked as a Rockview State Prison guard late last month.
  • Argentina Beats India to Reach Final

    Argentina Beats India to Reach Final

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    Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 07 (ANI): The Indian team's quarter final match against Belgium at the men's Hockey World League Final saw lanky forward Akashdeep Singh achieve the milestone of completing 150 worldwide matches. "I am not going to watch this game again as I always do". Incidentally, the FIH did not keep a single rest day in the entire 11-day tournament, which meant some teams had to play back-to-back matches on consecutive days without getting enough recovery time.
  • 'Outstanding' Liverpool will be hard to handle - Sam Allardyce

    'Outstanding' Liverpool will be hard to handle - Sam Allardyce

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    The Senegal worldwide is expected to start against Sam Allardyce's Everton , who will need to find a way to contain the pace and power of Jurgen Klopp's front line. The Toffees have left back issues of their own as Leighton Baines is unlikely to have recovered from a calf strain in time for this clash. Ross Barkley is getting closer to a return but isn't expected to recover in time to play here, Everton hoping that they heavy rotation in Cyprus will leave their regular starters fresh ...
  • Real Madrid president, Perez speaks on plans to sign Neymar, Mbappe

    Real Madrid president, Perez speaks on plans to sign Neymar, Mbappe

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    Showering praises on the 32-year-old for his achievement, Perez said, "I think that Cristiano Ronaldo is the heir to Alfredo Di Stefano, it's an honour to count on a player as good as him". Despite a great start to life on the pitch, there is also growing speculation that he is failing to see eye-to-eye with manager Unai Emery and was recently reduced to tears in a press conference amid questions about their relationship.
  • Rose back with Cavs, but might need ankle op

    Rose back with Cavs, but might need ankle op

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    Rose left the Cavs on November 22 and only returned this week, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Rose was less open when it came to his absence from the club. "I just want to hoop". The 29-year-old veteran signed with Cleveland during the offseason, and in seven games this season he is averaging 14.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest.
  • Sean Payton Claims He Doesn't Remember Shit-Talking Devonta Freeman

    Sean Payton Claims He Doesn't Remember Shit-Talking Devonta Freeman

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    Was it an accident or did he attempt to trip the zebra? After a pair of Devonta Freeman rushes netted just one yard early in the fourth quarter of the teams' Thursday meeting, Payton-who has a history of clashing with running backs-looked to grab his throat and repeat the word "choke" in the Falcons back's direction.
  • W/Cup Last Opportunity For Current Argentina Team - Messi

    W/Cup Last Opportunity For Current Argentina Team - Messi

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    The 33-year-old's time at Barca could also be coming to an end, after a lack of appearances this season sparked talk of a possible move away from the Nou Camp. "I understand Masche. The best thing is to play and enjoy yourself, and he doesn't think he'll get minutes here". And he made no secret of his dislike at being amongst the subs.
  • PSL final to be held in Karachi, eliminators in Lahore

    PSL final to be held in Karachi, eliminators in Lahore

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    Fans will get a chance to see their favourite stars in a total of 34 games played across four venues. "One PSL franchise owner has a financial stake in the league and believes that this supplements its bigger interest in the PSL instead of undermining it", he added.
  • Oregon To Hire Offensive Coordinator Mario Cristobal As Head Coach

    Oregon To Hire Offensive Coordinator Mario Cristobal As Head Coach

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    However, this one was handled quickly and efficiently, with former Alabama OL coach and current OR co-offensive coordinator Mario Cristobal landing the full-time job. He posted a 27-47 record, including 1-1 in bowl games. On Thursday night, OR senior left tackle Tyrell Crosby , a first-team All-Pac-12 selection, tweeted that an overwhelming majority of the players on the team signed a petition backing Cristobal as the new head coach.
  • Wenger hits back at Mourinho over Lacazette dig

    Wenger hits back at Mourinho over Lacazette dig

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    Lacazette played all 90 minutes and scored his side's goal in a 3-1 defeat. That led to Mourinho questioning "the truth" over Lacazette , while the Portuguese coach also brought up David Silva's fitness - with Pep Guardiola naming him as a doubt for Sunday's Manchester derby.
  • Real Madrid will be back in form by February, says Zinedine Zidane

    Real Madrid will be back in form by February, says Zinedine Zidane

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    Speaking after the game, Zidane defended his team and stated that his side will improve in the coming months, as quoted by Marca . "I am convinced that by February, we'll be fine", Zidane explained during his post-match briefing. Zinedine Zidane has won four of his six games as a manager against Sevilla (losing one and drawing the other). "He has hurt himself and we have to wait the scan results that will come tomorrow.
  • New Premier League broadcast deal will let fans pick TV matches

    New Premier League broadcast deal will let fans pick TV matches

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    In 2015, Sky and BT claimed the bidding rights for the games, with £5.136bn being splashed out in the three-year season deal that commenced in 2016/17. But it will be interesting to see what ratings these fixtures enjoy when up against prime-time blockbuster terrestrial shows such as Strictly and X-Factor.
  • Ibrahimovic, Jones fit for Manchester derby

    Ibrahimovic, Jones fit for Manchester derby

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    Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has revealed that he had no "personal problem" when Jose Mourinho was appointed as manager of the club. "I think, in the right way, the derbies are a handsome thing - same city, different colours, friends they support different colours and, even under the same roof in some families, they disagree on the passion for the colours".
  • Giancarlo Stanton would accept trade to Chicago Cubs

    Giancarlo Stanton would accept trade to Chicago Cubs

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    The Marlins slugger has reportedly decided on four teams that he would consider accepting a trade to this offseason, with the Yankees and Dodgers at the top. Stanton heading to NY is even more of a intriguing story considering it would be Jeter, a Yankees legend, who would pull the trigger on sending him there.
  • Salman Khan Is Glad About Anil Kapoor's Comeback In The Race Franchise!

    Salman Khan Is Glad About Anil Kapoor's Comeback In The Race Franchise!

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    Anil shared the picture on his Twitter handle and captioned it as "It's nearly time for curtain call!" The stage curtains also goes in line with the film's theme. Aishwarya wore a black pantsuit with a grey and white coat. She shot with Anil Kapoor in the evening. "They reminisced about the old times and movies".
  • Peter Bosz Won't Call Real Madrid Champions League Favorites

    Peter Bosz Won't Call Real Madrid Champions League Favorites

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    After tomorrow's match, the Galacticos jet off to Abu Dhabi for the Club World Cup before hosting Barcelona on Dec 23. Furthermore, Zidane has also left Toni Kroos, Jesus Vallejo and Achraf out of the Real squad with the visit of Dortmund coming only three days before the crucial La Liga clash with Sevilla at the Santiago Bernabeu.
  • Syracuse to play Notre Dame at Yankee Stadium next season

    Syracuse to play Notre Dame at Yankee Stadium next season

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    ET, it was announced on Thursday. It will be Notre Dame's third game at this version of Yankee Stadium. "As coaches and players, it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience and something we're very much looking forward to". The Irish will play the Orange on November 17 with a 1:30 p.m. kickoff. The Orange is 3-5 all-time against Notre Dame and last beat ND in 2008 in South Bend.
  • Alabama over Ohio State: CFP committee makes most controversial decision yet

    Alabama over Ohio State: CFP committee makes most controversial decision yet

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    Nick Saban also has a 2004 Sugar Bowl win that led to an LSU 2003 national championship. It sets an intriguing precedent, as the committee chose an Alabama team that didn't win its conference and lacked a defining win. The Big 12 gets $6 million for Oklahoma in the playoff. Well, the solution is so simple that even Congress could fix it. Revenue distribution from the College Football Playoff is not heavily weighted toward the teams and conferences that reach the semifinals.
  • Ryan Shazier has spinal stabilization surgery two days after scary injury

    Ryan Shazier has spinal stabilization surgery two days after scary injury

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    David Okonkwo and Dr. Joseph Maroon performed a spinal stabilization surgery on the Pro Bowl linebacker. The Steelers then provided the following statement: " Ryan Shazier suffered a back injury and was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he had a CT scan and an MRI to evaluate the condition of his back".
  • Paul Pogba Opens Up About His Controversial Sending Off Against Arsenal

    Paul Pogba Opens Up About His Controversial Sending Off Against Arsenal

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    And United's chances of clawing back the advantage took a blow on Saturday, when Pogba picked up a three-match ban for a stamp on Hector Bellerin. Certainly playing with the likes of Nemanja Matic and working with such a tactically astute manager as Jose Mourinho can only help to iron out any kinks in the supremely talented midfielders game.
  • Hope Solo announces she's running for president of US Soccer

    Hope Solo announces she's running for president of US Soccer

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    Solo joins six others including Kathy Carter, the president of Soccer United Marketing, who have announced an intention to run for the presidency. "Through all of these experiences", she added, "I have learned that it is the responsibility of those in leadership positions who have the ability to change policy to stop giving lip service to the issues, but to instead, execute and take the actions required to affect real change".
  • Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (SAGE) Stock Price Hits 52-Week High Today

    Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (SAGE) Stock Price Hits 52-Week High Today

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    Keybank Natl Association Oh reported 3,798 shares. Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SAGE ) had its price target upped by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $137.00 to $280.00 in a research report issued on Thursday. Nationwide Fund stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Sage Therapeutics, Inc. Among 17 analysts covering SAGE Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SAGE ), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold.
  • Short-handed Nets beat Thunder 100-95 in Mexico City

    Short-handed Nets beat Thunder 100-95 in Mexico City

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    He adds that the league is also looking to expand the G-League to 30 teams with a G-League team associated with each National Basketball Association team as a direct minor league, but a potential Mexico City team would likely be "owned and operated separate from the National Basketball Association".
  • Michael Owen states his prediction for Man United v Man City

    Michael Owen states his prediction for Man United v Man City

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    Fourteen other managers have tried _ and ultimately failed _ to devise a plan to catch out City. Manchester United's Jose Mourinho is the latest to have a try on Sunday and he loves nothing more than setting up a team to subdue and frustrate a big rival.
  • India assures its stand on Palestine is 'independent'

    India assures its stand on Palestine is 'independent'

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    He clarified that the state of Palestine without east Jerusalem will not exist and will not be accepted. India, the first non-Arab country to recognise Palestinian statehood in 1988, has adopted a guarded position compared to much of the global community that has come out unequivocally against President Donald Trump's decision to shift the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
  • Podcast: Lakers beat Sixers on the road behind Brandon Ingram game-winner

    Podcast: Lakers beat Sixers on the road behind Brandon Ingram game-winner

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    Lonzo Ball drove the baseline Thursday night. Down by 15 points early in the final quarter they rallied to tie the game at 101-101 with two minutes to go and it was 104-104 with 40 seconds left before Ball and Ingram combined. The Lakers dominated the first quarter scoring 32 points by Brandom Ingram leading the way to scoring his first 10 points and got the steady lead with 7 points, 32-25.