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Flores, 17, got a $3.1 million signing bonus from the Red Sox this past July. A former minor-league catcher, he functioned as the Sox" bullpen catcher for a long stretch before moving to a scouting role and eventually becoming the "pen coach.
  • Gareth Southgate says England 'not at the same stage' as Germany

    Gareth Southgate says England 'not at the same stage' as Germany

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    I have man-to-man discussions with them around where they're at with it and how much risk we want to take. After Mauricio Pochettino expressed confidence that Kane would be fit for the North London Derby against Arsenal next weekend, Southgate was pressed on whether he believed his dropouts were genuinely too hurt to play.
  • England's Jake Ball suffers sprained ankle ahead of the Ashes

    England's Jake Ball suffers sprained ankle ahead of the Ashes

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    Finn was a late call-up to the Ashes squad as he replaced all-rounder Ben Stokes, who was withdrawn from the side following his alleged street fight outside a nightclub in Bristol. He left the ground unaided and was later diagnosed with a sprained ankle, sitting out the remainder of the day's play to have ice treatment. "So when you see a fellow fast bowler go off the field, particularly the way he did it, falling under himself, it's quite frustrating for himself and I guess us as a team".
  • Corruption-Auburn Report: Auburn's Pearl not cooperating in school probe

    Corruption-Auburn Report: Auburn's Pearl not cooperating in school probe

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    I am no more concerned than anybody else. Auburn opens the regular season Friday against Norfolk State. Four assistant basketball coaches are among eight people indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in NY in connection with the FBI's investigation into bribery and corruption in college basketball.
  • Jack Butland to be handed chance to impress for England against Germany

    Jack Butland to be handed chance to impress for England against Germany

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    I knew Harry Kane was in trouble because he stayed down. "They have always had that trust in me to play, Champions League, Europa League, big derbies, I've always had their trust to play in those games". "I think it's completely unacceptable". We're talking about individuals and the vast majority of the supporters are brilliant. I don't take risks with players.
  • Kevin Durant Injury Updates: Warriors Forward To Miss Wednesday Night's Game

    Kevin Durant Injury Updates: Warriors Forward To Miss Wednesday Night's Game

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    During that span, they are defeating their opponents by an average of 21 points per game. The all-star suffered the injury in the first quarter of Monday's game against Miami. Minnesota will look for more success from three-point range when it continues its three-game road trip against the Phoenix Suns on Saturday at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
  • Samoan PM says Samoa Rugby Union is bankrupt

    Samoan PM says Samoa Rugby Union is bankrupt

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    The RFU agreed yesterday to pay £75,000 as a "goodwill gesture" to Samoan rugby after the country's prime minister claimed that its national federation was bankrupt. The Rugby Football Union has renewed its partnership with drinks giant Guinness for a further four years, extending and enhancing a period of partnership both on and off the pitch.
  • Ben McAdoo changes tone as Giants players' whispers leak

    Ben McAdoo changes tone as Giants players' whispers leak

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    According to ESPN's Josina Anderson , a pair of anonymous New York Giants players reached out to her recently and criticized head coach Ben McAdoo for losing the locker room. "We're not turning our backs toward him". The other anonymous player also said Wednesday: "I'm going to keep it 100 and I'm going to tell it like it is, and it's awful man".
  • Jalen Ramsey reveals his trash talk to AJ Green

    Jalen Ramsey reveals his trash talk to AJ Green

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    Green said after the game that Ramsey had been taking cheap shots all game , and that a referee had noticed. On Wednesday, Ramsey admitted calling Green "weak" and "soft", which ultimately led to Green grabbing Ramsey around the neck and throwing him to the ground late in the first half of the Bengals' 23-7 loss.
  • FSU Football reschedules game with Louisiana Monroe for December 2nd

    FSU Football reschedules game with Louisiana Monroe for December 2nd

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    Now, the Seminoles' players know it's up to them to find three victories in their four remaining games - at Clemson this Saturday, at home against Delaware State, at rival Florida and at home against ULM. -DE Clelin Ferrell is coming off the best game of his career - 12 tackles, including five tackles for loss in the Tigers' win at N.C. State. Neither contest was close.
  • Boston Celtics: Al Horford out vs

    Boston Celtics: Al Horford out vs

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    The event that is believed to have caused the concussion was from the Celtics game against the Atlanta Hawks , where Kent Bazemore unintentionally struck Horford in the head while attempting to block a shot. The Boston Celtics , who after losing the first two games of the regular season are on a nine-game winning streak, will be without Al Horford as they face the Lakers tonight.
  • Packers release Martellus Bennett, claim he failed to disclose medical condition

    Packers release Martellus Bennett, claim he failed to disclose medical condition

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    Bennett played only seven games with the Packers after winning a Super Bowl in New England previous year; the Bears traded him to the Packers in March 2016. He has played in seven games and has 233 yards with 24 catches. Bennett missed Sunday's 30-17 loss to the Lions with a shoulder injury, allowing both Richard Rodgers and Lance Kendricks to establish new season-high marks in offensive snap count.
  • Bitcoin Price Goes Bananas as Currency Avoids Split

    Bitcoin Price Goes Bananas as Currency Avoids Split

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    The Segwit2x code that would have been integrated was intended to deliver scalability for bitcoin by means of an increase in block size. The note is also signed by companies that originally supported the plan, forged at an in-person meeting in May, including CEO and co-founder Mike Belshe, Xapo CEO Wences Casares, mining pool Bitmain co-founder Jihan Wu, Bloq CEO and co-founder Jeff Garzik, Blockchain CEO and co-founder Peter Smith and Shapeshift CEO and founder Erik Voorhees .
  • Packers Cut Martellus Bennett, But Don't Bank On Patriots Reunion

    Packers Cut Martellus Bennett, But Don't Bank On Patriots Reunion

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    It hasn't been the greatest first half and change for Bennett, who has caught only 24 passes for 233 yards without recording a touchdown. Bennett, 30, signed a three-year, $21 million deal with Green Bay before the season after winning the Super Bowl with the Patriots.
  • Korean Teens Go Crazy Meeting K-Pop Star, Completely Ignore Melania Trump

    Korean Teens Go Crazy Meeting K-Pop Star, Completely Ignore Melania Trump

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    While Trump has been making some ridiculously scandalous statements that media has got used to, Melania has got the fashion police on their toes yet again. On November 7, Melania Trump attended the "Girls Play 2" campaign at the US Embassy in Korea. During the meet and greet session, teenage girls were seen smiling and talking to Melania.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo makes incredible claim to Real Madrid teammates

    Cristiano Ronaldo makes incredible claim to Real Madrid teammates

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    Barcelona already sit eight points clear of Real Madrid at the summit, with Valencia sandwiched in between. He clipped the woodwork three times against Las Palmas as nearly everyone went on to score expect him - and Karim Benzema, another highly-criticised and scrutinised Real Madrid star.
  • Manchester City announce record revenues, make third successive profit

    Manchester City announce record revenues, make third successive profit

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    In fact, they have made a decision to pay out all bets on Manchester City citing their dominance of the league and the floundering of their title rivals as a sign that they are certainties to lift the trophy at the end of the season. Guardiola failed to win a trophy in his first season as City manager, but chief executive Ferran Soriano said the club's objectives were in line with the manager's.
  • Almirola Offically Joins Stewart-Haas Racing

    Almirola Offically Joins Stewart-Haas Racing

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    Almirola will replace Danica Patrick , who has not announced any plans for next season as of yet. Stewart-Haas Racing has signed Aric Almirola to join its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup in 2018. The move to Stewart-Haas is a step up for both the driver and the sponsor. Almirola was 20th in the standings when he broke his back in May. The team is now 29th in the standings.
  • Josh Gordon returns to the Browns: Berea report

    Josh Gordon returns to the Browns: Berea report

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    Gordon went through a similar ordeal when he was conditionally reinstated two summers ago before entering an inpatient rehabilitation facility in September 2016. A Pro Bowl player in 2013, Gordon set a franchise record with an NFL-best 1,646 yards on 87 receptions with nine of those catches going for touchdowns despite missing the first two games of the season because of a suspension.
  • David Moyes fires warning to West Ham United players

    David Moyes fires warning to West Ham United players

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    West Ham is a top club, great stadium and we will grow into it", he said of the club's new home, which they have struggled to adapt to since leaving the Boleyn Ground in 2016. "I was confident that we would be able to progress this season and continue to close the gap between expectation levels and reality, but unfortunately it has not been the case".
  • Samoa Rugby Union declared bankrupt

    Samoa Rugby Union declared bankrupt

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    Samoa prime minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, who is also chairman of the SRU, told reporters this week that the governing body was "insolvent", with the union unable to "pay off our debts with the banks" or fund player wages. It is understood, however, that World Rugby underwrites insurance for players during the official November window and pays for flights while England and Scotland will cover costs in the lead-up to their matches.
  • Saina beats Sindhu to clinch national championships

    Saina beats Sindhu to clinch national championships

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    Saina has thus set up a final clash with PV Sindhu, who came from a game down to beat Ruthvika Gadde 17-21, 21-15, 21-11 in the second semis. I will have to play better than today to win the final. Saina and Sindhu have played each twice before - in the 2014 Syed Modi International and Indian Super Series this year. "It will be for the first time we are playing against each other in the Nationals".
  • Mesut Ozil makes Jack Wilshere demand to stay at the Emirates

    Mesut Ozil makes Jack Wilshere demand to stay at the Emirates

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    Ozil has recently brought a house in London, and although he is also demanding a pay-rise from the club, it is believed that he will be swayed to sign a new contract if his request to wear the number 10 shirt is accepted by Wilshere . Ozil wears number 10 for Germany and his Instagram account is m10_official . And he is now the German No 10 after Lukas Podolski retired. Wilshere, who has featured heavily in the Europa League and EFL Cup this season, is also now due to be out of contract ...
  • RB Leipzig confirm stance over early move to Liverpool for Naby Keita

    RB Leipzig confirm stance over early move to Liverpool for Naby Keita

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    The deal is reportedly worth 51.9 million euros ($62 million, 45.8 million pounds) and there had been speculation RB Leipzig could let Keita join Liverpool early, during the Bundesliga's winter break in January. Keita has made a slower start to the 2017-18 campaign compared to last time out, being dismissed in three games for club and country already this term.
  • Frank Ntilikina as good as advertised in Knicks' victory over Hornets

    Frank Ntilikina as good as advertised in Knicks' victory over Hornets

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    The sweetest thing for us, the best thing for us will be to make the playoffs. Kristaps Porzingis has been awesome this season. "This means nothing. Porzingis on Tuesday broke Bernard King's record of 298 points, set in 1984-85. Asked what has keyed the Knicks' turnaround, McDermott said: "Just unselfish play and having a guy like KP who is playing the best basketball in the NBA, borderline".
  • Kim Sears and Andy Murray welcome second child

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    The Swiss star adored himself to the local crowd by wearing a traditional tartan kilt for a service game in the second set, which he won. There were still enough pointers from Murray's return to action at a charity exhibition event in Glasgow following four months out through injury to suggest his target of challenging for a fourth Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January is not totally unrealistic.
  • Designer of Roy Halladay plane died while flying one earlier this year

    Designer of Roy Halladay plane died while flying one earlier this year

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    The Pasco County Sheriff's Office said the ICON A5 light sport aircraft registered to Halladay crashed into the Gulf of Mexico about 10 miles west of St. The eight-time All-Star tossed a flawless game for the Phillies in 2010, five months before throwing a no-hitter in his first postseason appearance.
  • Draymond Green Trolls LeBron James 'Mood' Post On Instagram

    Draymond Green Trolls LeBron James 'Mood' Post On Instagram

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    Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics - Cleveland's biggest Eastern Conference rival - are 9-2 with James' former teammate, Kyrie Irving . LeBron's original post went live minutes after Kyrie Irving dropped 35 on the Hawks and led the Celtics to their eighth straight win, while the Cavaliers are struggling - losing games to the Knicks , Pacers and Hawks.
  • Parker promoter confirms Hearn talks as Wilder calls out Joshua

    Parker promoter confirms Hearn talks as Wilder calls out Joshua

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    Let's see it. Unless you are going against your promoter now. I will defeat you. Are you up for the challenge? "We could look at pushing the go button on that fight if we decided it was the right option". He said there's no cut-off date for the negotiations. However, any potential fight between the two heavyweights will come down to how much money can be generated and how it is split.
  • Suarez explains why Coutinho wanted to leave Liverpool

    Suarez explains why Coutinho wanted to leave Liverpool

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    As everyone knows, following Neymar's exit to PSG, Barcelona tried their best to sign Liverpool's Coutinho. "He worked today and Coutinho felt nothing, it was how we imagined it would be". Brazil's Philippe Coutinho could return from a thigh problem to play against England at Wembley on Tuesday, according to their team doctor. "No player has retired at Barca because it is very hard and very complicated".
  • Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Invited to 1-on-1 Meeting with Roger Goodell

    Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Invited to 1-on-1 Meeting with Roger Goodell

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    In a lawsuit filed last month, Kaepernick accused team owners of colluding to keep him unemployed due to his widely-covered national anthem protest launched to shed light on police brutality and racial injustice. Basically, the issue appears to be over the presence of a mediator. The NFL has yet to respond to the request, but should they agree to the meeting, the two parties could come together as soon as the week of November 13.
  • Leon Osman urges Everton against Sam Allardyce appointment

    Leon Osman urges Everton against Sam Allardyce appointment

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    Sam Allardyce insists he has not held talks with Everton majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri about taking the reins at Goodison Park but admitted once again that he is willing to speak with the troubled Toffees as they search for Ronald Koeman's successor.
  • Iowa joins college football playoff rankings

    Iowa joins college football playoff rankings

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    Augmenting that status is Notre Dame owns the most quality/ranked victories, and all resoundingly, versus No. 11 USC (49-14), No. 12 Michigan State (38-18) and No. With wins over Georgia (twice) and Alabama, Auburn would be a near-lock to make the playoff no matter what else happens in college football. The Selection Committee doesn't seem to find the conference's lack of defense indefensible, as it put its two best teams as the first two out.
  • Marcus Stroman becomes 10th Blue Jay to win Gold Glove

    Marcus Stroman becomes 10th Blue Jay to win Gold Glove

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    Ian Kinsler won't take home a Gold Glove for the second consecutive year. The two Gold Glove awards represent an ongoing trend for the usually-strong defensive Rockies . He committed two errors, third-fewest in the majors. Gordon previously won four straight Gold Gloves during 2011-14. He previously won the award in 2009 and 2010.
  • Suns trade Eric Bledsoe to the Bucks for Monroe and picks

    Suns trade Eric Bledsoe to the Bucks for Monroe and picks

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    Monroe is averaging 6.8 points and 5.0 rebounds in five games this season. Brogdon should return to his sixth man role, but a crunch time lineup of Brogdon, Bledsoe , Snell, Middleton and Giannis would be very hard to guard, defensively wild and a transition nightmare for opponents.