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Maradona unveiled a 12-feet statue of his likeness with the 1986 World Cup trophy. The statue that he unveiled, however, received a lot of flak on social media. Kolkata: Amid much fanfare and tight security, Argentine football legend Diego Maradona reached the city for a three-day visit on Sunday. It's fantastic to have my statue here'.
  • Top 25 Men: No. 16 Arizona St. upsets No. 2 Kansas

    Top 25 Men: No. 16 Arizona St. upsets No. 2 Kansas

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    But nobody has come basically out of nowhere to be nationally relevant quite like Arizona State. But Sunday's 95-85 win at Kansas was even more surprising and impressive. "We're not really guarding the ball really well right now", said junior guard Devonte' Graham, who scored 19 points and dished out eight assists. We know Arizona, who haven't looked almost as good as most thought, will be in the thick of things come March.
  • Duckett ban fair game as Australia chase Ashes

    Duckett ban fair game as Australia chase Ashes

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    Maybe my time is up.' But he's also quite resilient so can he turn it around. The guys have spent time in the middle but not spent long enough. "The cricket has been really tough and that is exactly how global sport should be", said Bairstow.
  • Woman killed in Handwara operation

    Woman killed in Handwara operation

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    The bodies of the slain militants along with many assault rifles were recovered from the encounter site, police said. "She sustained bullet injuries in the cross fire and died on spot", the official said. "It has been raining whole night & boys were out there in the cold", J&K DGP SP Vaid tweeted on Monday. No cash was looted as the van was empty. The van driver was also injured and admitted to the district hospital for treatment.
  • Kesha and Macklemore Announce Joint Tour

    Kesha and Macklemore Announce Joint Tour

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    But 2018 already seems to be looking up for the singer, as she's teaming up with Macklemore to go on tour together. Presale will be available to Citi card members from noon local time on Wednesday (Dec. The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore Tour will stop by Pepsi Center on June 17, the artists announced on Monday. Kesha and Macklemore collaborated this year on the track " Good Old Days ".
  • Giancarlo Stanton officially becomes a Yankee

    Giancarlo Stanton officially becomes a Yankee

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    In exchange for Stanton, who will earn $ 295 million over the next 10 years, the Yankees sent second baseman Starlin Castro , minor league right-handed pitcher Jorge Guzman and minor league infielder Jose Devers to the Marlins. All that needed to happen was for Stanton to waive his no-trade clause and the slugger was heading to the Bronx. Teams with the Marlins funds, or lack of them, shouldn't hand contracts like the one Stanton has, and then expect to trade him for dollar per dollar.
  • Patriots vs. Dolphins 2017 odds: New England double-digit betting favorite for Monday

    Patriots vs. Dolphins 2017 odds: New England double-digit betting favorite for Monday

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    That includes a 35-17 win in Foxborough on November 26. The Patriots have failed to cover in a December road date with the Dolphins since 1997, going 0-4-1 ATS in five matchups since. The Patriots now have just two players to rule out before Monday night's game. The wideout was listed as "Questionable" on the Patriots' final injury report, along with 10 others.
  • TV viewers can no longer call in rules violations on professional golfers

    TV viewers can no longer call in rules violations on professional golfers

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    A viewer emailed rules officials about the possible infraction, which occurred during the third round but was not verified until the final round. While Thompson was playing in the final round the next day - and leading the tournament - officials informed her that she would be hit with a four-stroke penalty, two for the original violation and two more for signing an incorrect scorecard.
  • Jamshed banned for failing to co-operate with PCB anti-corruption unit

    Jamshed banned for failing to co-operate with PCB anti-corruption unit

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    Jamshed, who has played 48 one-day internationals for Pakistan, was suspended from all forms of cricket in February for violating the PCB's anti-corruption code. Openers Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif have already been suspended by the PCB for five years after the tribunal found them guilty of playing a role in the spot-fixing.
  • Arsenal Learn Their Fate In Europa League Draw

    Arsenal Learn Their Fate In Europa League Draw

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    Ostersund will be in the midst of preseason when the tie takes place in February, with the Allsvenskan only getting underway in April, but their English coach Graham Potter told his club's official website he thinks it is a "fantastic draw".
  • Dubs Rewind: Without Stephen Curry, the Warriors turn to defense

    Dubs Rewind: Without Stephen Curry, the Warriors turn to defense

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    Durant scored 13 third-quarter points when Golden State took the lead for good. Avery Bradley , who led the Pistons with 25 points, said they were prepared to kick and drive, but didn't execute. "I think him being out actually probably helped us focus because we knew we had to play sharper in order to win". The Warriors had 15 blocked shots, and Van Gundy said his team was at least partly responsible for that.
  • India to play 81 matches at home from 2019

    India to play 81 matches at home from 2019

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    The FTP will have 306 playing days, as against the existing 390 playing days. This would not include the World Cup in 2023, and the ICC Champions Trophy scheduled for 2021. How is that possible? As a result, the franchise just played the 2011 season, where they finished eighth out of 10 teams. "The moment you are tired, take rest", a senior office bearer of the BCCI told PTI on conditions of anonymity.
  • Jim Caldwell's REAL contract extension details revealed

    Jim Caldwell's REAL contract extension details revealed

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    The status of Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell is once again murky. However, multiple sources informed of the situation say that is not the case. Owners also know whether they team makes it to the playoffs. The Lions are now two games behind the Carolina Panthers for the final wild card spot in the playoffs.
  • 'Clear penalty': Mourinho claims referee made mistake booking Herrera for diving

    'Clear penalty': Mourinho claims referee made mistake booking Herrera for diving

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    City's victory marked the first time a team have won 14 consecutive English top-flight games in the same season and ended United's run of 40 home games unbeaten in all competitions. "But a midfield player to do and create what he [Pogba] did in the third goal [against Arsenal], as an example, we don't have". I'm happy because this type of play we can do it in England.
  • Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's wedding is actually happening, here's proof

    Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's wedding is actually happening, here's proof

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    Speculations are rife that the couple, who have been in a relationship for four years, will be tying the knot in Tuscany , Italy . The vineyard resort Borgo Finocchieto is situated in the countryside of Siena in Central Tuscany. They will reportedly have a typical Punjabi style wedding and Bhangra dancers have been flown in for the same. Apart from their families, close friends like Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Chopra , Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh have been invited and are expected to ...
  • Shakib new Test captain

    Shakib new Test captain

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    Beyond a doubt the finest cricketer Bangladesh has ever produced, Shakib Al Hasan is an oft-forgotten champion of his era. "We have chose to change the Test captain". After beginning his Test captaincy on a winning note, Shakib had a rough time as he oversaw chastening defeats in the eight other matches in his leadership career.
  • Victor Oladipo's career night impresses Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade

    Victor Oladipo's career night impresses Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade

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    Kyle Lowry added 15 points, 12 rebounds and six assists on an off-night shooting, Serge Ibaka scored 20 points, and C.J. Miles had 11 for the Raptors. The Pacers outscored the Nuggets 12-2 in overtime and went on what amounted to a 20-0 run spanning the fourth quarter and extra period with Denver's only bucket of overtime coming on a Kenneth Faried layup with 13 seconds on the clock.
  • Jaguars knock off Seahawks before last-minute Seattle meltdowns

    Jaguars knock off Seahawks before last-minute Seattle meltdowns

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    Wagner sustained a hamstring injury, while Wright had a concussion. Russell Wilson lobbed up a pass down the left sideline on fourth down to Doug Baldwin that fell incomplete, but it was the coverage of Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin on Paul Richardson that angered coach Pete Carroll.
  • Bengals' loss to Steelers seeps into 33-7 drubbing by Bears

    Bengals' loss to Steelers seeps into 33-7 drubbing by Bears

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    The 482 total yards allowed were the 10 most in the Lewis era, and eighth most in a non-overtime game. Overshadowed only because of the dramatic change in the offense's results, the Bears defense held the Bengals to a touchdown and recorded two takeaways - Eddie Jackson's interception and forced fumble and recovery.
  • Jack Morris and Alan Trammell earn HOF induction

    Jack Morris and Alan Trammell earn HOF induction

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    The right-hander's most famous victory was a 10-inning shutout, winning 1-0 for Minnesota over Atlanta in Game 7 of the 1991 World Series . Trammell was a model of consistency throughout his 20-year career - all with the Tigers - and served as the consummate professional at shortstop, both offensively and defensively.
  • Carson Wentz rebounds from early interception as Eagles tie Rams

    Carson Wentz rebounds from early interception as Eagles tie Rams

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    On the next possession, Alshon Jeffery drew a pass interference call on third-and-3 to keep the drive alive before Wentz hit Burton for a 20-yard touchdown to put the Eagles up 14-7. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has been one of the best stories of the 2017 National Football League season. Through three quarters against the Rams, Wentz had thrown for 291 yards, 4 touchdowns and an interceptions.
  • Josh McCown out with hand injury

    Josh McCown out with hand injury

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    Denver got on the board first and maintained the lead throughout the game. McCown and Petty are the Jets' only active quarterbacks every week, as second-year pro Christian Hackenberg (the third-stringer) is inactive. The offense had just 100 total yards. Later in the fourth quarter, a 40 yard field goal from McManus made it 23-0. This game look like it could be a blowout, the way both teams have played.
  • Prescott throws 3 TDs as Cowboys spoil Eli's return

    Prescott throws 3 TDs as Cowboys spoil Eli's return

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    But with a first-and-goal at the NY 4-yard line, Dallas was unable to punch it in, Dan Bailey's 21-yard field goal feeling like somewhat of a disappointment. Eli Manning throws two late interceptions as tight game gets out of control in the fourth quarter. . He finished 31-for-46 for 228 yards and a touchdown.
  • Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Cubs closing in on RP Brandon Morrow

    Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Cubs closing in on RP Brandon Morrow

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    More importantly, he managed to stay healthy for the entire season, exhibiting no signs of the shoulder inflammation and forearm issues that plagued him over the last four years. With a bitter taste in their mouths from their NLCS loss to Los Angeles, the Cubs effectively stole the Dodgers' most efficent middle-reliever and improved their bullpen mightily with Morrow (1.96 ERA over the past two seasons).
  • Chelsea Title Challenge Impossible After West Ham Loss: Conte

    Chelsea Title Challenge Impossible After West Ham Loss: Conte

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    Conte added, "Many players were exhausted". 'We have to concede these are four games that we lose after 16 games, ' he added. Saturday's defeat is the fourth of the season in the league for Chelsea and the chances of them retaining the title they won a year ago is shrinking with each passing week.
  • Amari Cooper aggravates ankle injury, leaves game

    Amari Cooper aggravates ankle injury, leaves game

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    Still down 19 and in the final quarter, kicker Giorgio Tavecchio executed the ideal onside kick to give the ball back to the Raiders. Peters was forced to sit out as he was suspended for throwing a flag into the stands and walking off the field in last week's loss to the Jets .
  • Titans' Delanie Walker has special offer for bullying victim who went viral

    Titans' Delanie Walker has special offer for bullying victim who went viral

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    If you are made fun of just don't let it bother you. "We all know how it feels to want to belong, but only a select few know how it really feels not to belong anywhere", she wrote. Stallworth also had a wise take as we think about how to deal with bullies, who so often have been hurt themselves. In the video, the Titans tight end reads a poem for Keaton , and then makes an offer to the young boy.
  • Minnesota Vikings vs Carolina Panthers

    Minnesota Vikings vs Carolina Panthers

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    I would not expect Olsen to have anything approaching a 100-yard day against the Vikings' stout defense, but what I would consider successful would be if he made three catches that resulted in first downs. "They exploited some mismatches we had a year ago and got after myself a lot", Newton said . That's not even for me to jump off a Vikings team who just held a potent Falcons offense to nine points and 275 yards (in Atlanta, no less).
  • Ex-Liverpool attacker urges the Reds to sell Coutinho

    Ex-Liverpool attacker urges the Reds to sell Coutinho

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    Then you open the door for them like this. "If I was Sam Allardyce , I'm walking into the Everton dressing room and say that Liverpool are showing you disrespect here, I'd use it to motivate the players". We didn't score often enough. Maybe are lucky and it's not too serious, we'll see. Only one team is trying over 95 minutes to win it. "Look, don't put your hands on a forward in a box, he had no need to do it, you run the risk of giving away a penalty".
  • Matt Stafford questionable against Buccaneers with bruised right hand

    Matt Stafford questionable against Buccaneers with bruised right hand

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    The Lions were cautious with him during practice this week, and never really giving full updates on his health, but barring any setbacks between now and game time , it appears that Stafford is good to go. He's been banged-up all season with various ailments and was in and out of the lineup with an ankle injury in the loss to the Ravens . The 29-year-old has not missed a game since his second season in 2010-11, where he was sidelined for nearly the entire year due to shoulder surgery.
  • Bills will start Nathan Peterman at QB vs. Colts

    Bills will start Nathan Peterman at QB vs. Colts

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    Expect the Bills to put a lot of emphasis on their rushing attack today versus the Colts. Guard John Miller was ruled out of the game on Friday with his ongoing ankle injury, but he hasn't played in almost two months. "You get a lot of advice as a quarterback that that's the most valuable thing you have is your confidence". He got into the Patriots game last week and that should be helpful for Sunday because he threw 15 passes without a pick in garbage time, which should have at least settled ...
  • Antonio Conte gives up on Chelsea title hopes

    Antonio Conte gives up on Chelsea title hopes

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    While it was a famous win for West Ham over their London rivals, it was a body blow to Chelsea's hopes of retaining the title as they were already trailing Manchester City by eleven points ahead of the weekend. At least this would improve our chances of having a better season than we are at the moment. The Italian hinted that he wants reinforcements in January.
  • Come to Madrid and you'll win Ballon d'Or, Real tell Neymar

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    Madrid had organised for some of the club's past Ballon d'Or winners, including Ronaldo Nazario and Kaka, to be at Thursday evening's ceremony at the Eiffel Tower. However Real Madrid may be willing to sell four of their players in order to fund a possible move for the most expensive footballer of all time.
  • Dortmund sack Boaz and replace him with former Cologne boss Peter Stoger

    Dortmund sack Boaz and replace him with former Cologne boss Peter Stoger

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    Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke said: "Last night, in a conversation with Peter Bosz , we decided that we would release him with immediate effect". "We are grateful that he was spontaneously ready to help and to conclude the season with us", Watzke said. However, Cologne's form deserted them spectacularly this season and only last weekend they parted company with Stoger, who left the club rooted to the bottom of the Bundesliga on three points and without a top-flight win from ...
  • Sturridge to quit Liverpool as Klopp admits he's on the outer

    Sturridge to quit Liverpool as Klopp admits he's on the outer

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    The Catalan side could axe five players in January to free up capital and space on the wage bill, according to Mundo Deportivo . There has been talk of the La Liga leaders returning with a bid for the midfielder in January. "I don't have a crystal ball, but Philippe Coutinho is a dedicated, intense Liverpool player right now, who is delivering". It now looks like January could be the right time for the move to happen with both sides of the transfer eager to get the deal done.
  • Southampton boss backing Arsenal for title tilt

    Southampton boss backing Arsenal for title tilt

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    Jack Wilshere has been named on the Arsenal bench for Sunday's Premier League meeting with Southampton at St Mary's Stadium. Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi is out with a thigh problem. Arsenal haven't won successive away league games against Southampton since August 1997. They beat Southampton 5-0 in an FA Cup match at the beginning of the year.
  • Swansea matchwinner Bony: West Brom win was emotional

    Swansea matchwinner Bony: West Brom win was emotional

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    The Swansea boss said before West Brom's visit that his future did not rest on the outcome of this game. It is a cohesive dressing room that wants to turn things around and get things right. "There has been frustration in the club that we have not performed how we are capable of", Clement said. "It's been tough. In my experience as a manager and as an assistant, I haven't been used to being on the losing side regularly so it's been a reality check for me, but we've stayed true to what we ...