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Johnson, averaging 10.9 points and 5.2 rebounds per game, had an MRI on Sunday and didn't travel with the team for a road trip that will conclude with a game in Boston against the Celtics on Wednesday. Kent Bazemore, who also had 20 in that loss to the Heat, has averaged 10.5 points and 3.4 rebounds in 13 career matchups. Dennis Schroder scored 23, and Ken Bazemore added 16.
  • Terry Rozier Steals Pass, Dunks Game-Winner In Amazing Celtics-Pacers Ending

    Terry Rozier Steals Pass, Dunks Game-Winner In Amazing Celtics-Pacers Ending

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    Center Myles Turner had a season-low 2 points. As the Pacers were inbounding the ball with four seconds remaining, Rozier intercepted a Bjoan Bogdanovic pass intended for Oladipo and broke free the other way for the game-winning layup. After a heartbreaking loss on Monday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the Pacers (17-14) will look to bounce back on Wednesday in Atlanta, when they square off against the Hawks (7-23) for the first time this season.
  • New York Knicks at Charlotte Hornets Free Preview 12/18/17

    New York Knicks at Charlotte Hornets Free Preview 12/18/17

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    Kaminsky had 15 at the half and finished the night 10 of 13 from the field with four 3-pointers. Courtney Lee accounted for 20 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals. Charlotte outrebounded NY 47-37. The Hornets were playing the third game of a four-game home stand. Charlotte ranks first in second chance points allowed per game (9.8) while NY ranks 13th (12.5).
  • Hot Stove: Marlins' JT Realmuto requests trade; here are potential landing spots

    Hot Stove: Marlins' JT Realmuto requests trade; here are potential landing spots

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    Christian Yelich and J.T. Realmuto, the Marlins' two best remaining position players, are unhappy with new ownership's decision to trade Giancarlo Stanton , Marcell Ozuna and Dee Gordon . The Marlins, in recent seasons, have bounced between a selling and buying team. Asked about reports of Realmuto asking for a trade, Hill said - in a statement issued through the team - that "we used the last couple of weeks continuing to lay the foundation for building a first-class, winning ...
  • Diddy Talks Buying Carolina Panthers, Hiring Colin Kaepernick

    Diddy Talks Buying Carolina Panthers, Hiring Colin Kaepernick

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    Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday night that he plans to sell the team at the conclusion of the season, a decision that came as the 81-year-old faces allegations of workplace misconduct, including claims of sexual harassment and the use of a racial slur from former employees reported by Sports Illustrated .
  • World Champion sprinter Justin Gatlin embroiled in new doping scandal

    World Champion sprinter Justin Gatlin embroiled in new doping scandal

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    The Athletics Integrity Unit and the US Anti-Doping Agency are set to investigate the allegations. Mitchell and Wagner are said to have claimed that the use of banned substances in athletics is still widespread - with the agent even saying that Gatlin himself had been taking performance-enhancing drugs.
  • What's Ahead for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) After Today's Big Increase?

    What's Ahead for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) After Today's Big Increase?

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    The company's market cap is $6.91 Billion, and the average volume is $16.04 Million. (NYSE: VRX ) gained 0.15 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $19.71. 49 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. Its down 16.06% from 483,900 shares previously. While Valeant's stock was in the midst of that spiral, management worked to liquidate most unnecessary assets and parts of the business, leaving the most profitable as the bare bones for the business.
  • Expect the unexpected during college football's early signing period

    Expect the unexpected during college football's early signing period

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    When is the early signing period? Most committed players are expected to sign this week. Thanks to new rules by the NCAA , incoming college freshman are able to make the ultimate commitment to their collegiate landing spots from December 20-22 this year, rather than wait until February 1 to put pen to paper.
  • Colin Kaepernick, Diddy, Steph Curry say they want to buy Carolina Panthers

    Colin Kaepernick, Diddy, Steph Curry say they want to buy Carolina Panthers

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    Diddy wrote in an Instagram caption. Diddy has plenty of support too, including from National Basketball Association star Steph Curry , who tweeted he wants in on the plan. Current Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he would sell the team at the end of the regular season after a Sports Illustrated report revealed Richardson and the team had reached confidential settlements with at least four former staffers due to alleged workplace misconduct.
  • Red Sox sign first baseman, signal their exit from Eric Hosmer sweepstakes

    Red Sox sign first baseman, signal their exit from Eric Hosmer sweepstakes

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    What happens now? The San Diego Padres have emerged as a surprise bidder and have been active over the last two weeks, while other teams could emerge if the price continues to shrink. A Gold Glove victor in 2016, Moreland answered that with a.995 fielding percentage last season. Moreland has hit at least 20 home runs and 20 doubles in each of the last three season, making him and Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu the only first basemen in the league to accomplish that feat.
  • Sam Allardyce: Everton won't be complacent against Swansea

    Sam Allardyce: Everton won't be complacent against Swansea

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    If the striker is fit and firing he may be able to help them improve their shots on target tally - they have managed just 33 this season, fewer than any other side in the Premier League. Rooney was given time and space to spread the play to Sigurdsson, who came in off the left flank to whip a delightful 25-yard strike across Fabianski and into the top-right corner.
  • Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. have broken up

    Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. have broken up

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    Here's the deal. 35-year-old Danica had pulled an April Fool's gag on social media claiming one of her rings was an engagement ring. In a recent EPIX documentary titled Danica, Patrick opened up about her relationship with Stenhouse Jr.
  • Gas Prices Drop 3.3 Cents In Chattanooga

    Gas Prices Drop 3.3 Cents In Chattanooga

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    The national average has decreased 12.9 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 17.3 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said he expected gas prices to remain low even as tens of millions of Americans get ready to hit the roads for the holidays.
  • Salah is 1st player in this Premier League to score 20 goals

    Salah is 1st player in this Premier League to score 20 goals

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    While admitting that it is extremely unlikely anybody will catch up to City ( United manager Jose Mourinho begs to differ ) in the league title race, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says his side still has a lot to play for this season. Their shape without the ball could have been much better, too, with the Reds afforded excessive space between the lines. At times he has not delivered in the engine room, but this was much more promising from the England worldwide.
  • Falcons trying to avoid trap game against Bucs

    Falcons trying to avoid trap game against Bucs

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    But the Bucs when they are winning, pretty much have a larger target on the back than the other 3 because they haven't been historic rivals than the others. He needs four catches to reach 574 for his career and move ahead of Terance Mathis for second place on the franchise list. Sure, the Dirty Birds were able to get the win, but Matt Ryan threw three costly interceptions to a defense that was gassed.
  • Jim Leavitt agrees to lucrative deal to stay at Oregon

    Jim Leavitt agrees to lucrative deal to stay at Oregon

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    Cristobal's pay to be Oregon's head coach is $2.5 million per year . Instead, he will remain with Cristobal. (Taggart was slated to make more than $3 million per year at OR, had he stayed.) It appears Oregon's using some of those savings to beef up pay for Cristobal's assistants.
  • Serena Williams asks for advice to help teething 3-month-old daughter

    Serena Williams asks for advice to help teething 3-month-old daughter

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    Serena Williams wants to be served some advice - on how to help a teething baby. She added , "Nothing is working". Serena Williams says watching her baby daughter go through the pain of teething is "breaking my heart". "I think.Anything you didn't expect to need that I'll really appreciate having in there?" The 5ft9 athlete has frequently taken to social media as she immerses herself in motherhood, posting a stream of selfies, clips and writings reflective of her experiences, which ...
  • Police investigating alleged racist attack on Raheem Sterling as 'hate crime'

    Police investigating alleged racist attack on Raheem Sterling as 'hate crime'

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    According to reports, Sterling pulled into the site in his auto ahead of the game, at which point he was confronted by a man who is said to have hurled abuse at him. Silva missed the Tottenham game due to personal reasons and Kevin De Bruyne dedicated his goal to the Spaniard by raising three fingers to denote the numbers two and one, a reference to Silva's shirt number, 21.
  • Mauricio Pochettino ready to 'help' Dele Alli get back to top form

    Mauricio Pochettino ready to 'help' Dele Alli get back to top form

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    They won, they were better and they are doing fantastically. Mendy captioned the post: "Find someone who loves you as much as I love Kevin De Bruyne ." and it has since picked up plenty of traction on social media. He said, regarding Alli's tackle on De Bruyne, "It was a risky action, like the one with Harry Kane and Raheem", via GiveMeSport . Spurs now trail league leaders City by 21 points.
  • Salah and Mané Named CAF Player of the Year Finalists

    Salah and Mané Named CAF Player of the Year Finalists

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    Exhausted of reading? Click through the gallery to see the final three nominees. Bertrand Traore, Denis Onyango, Karim El Ahmadi, Keita Balde, Vincent Aboubakar and Yacine Brahimi were some of the others players cut from the 11-man shortlist.
  • Antoine Griezmann apologises for blackface party costume

    Antoine Griezmann apologises for blackface party costume

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    However the photo was criticised by several people, including MP David Lammy, who tweeted: "There are so, so many different options for an 80s party, or a night out at the darts for that matter, that don't involve blackface". Griezmann has become one of the most widely coveted players in the world over recent years, and was pursued by United over the summer. "If I have hurt anyone, I apologise", he said.
  • Thales outbids Atos to acquire Gemalto

    Thales outbids Atos to acquire Gemalto

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    Gemalto has spurned overtures from Atos and instead accepted a EUR4.8 billion takeover deal from fellow French company Thales. The deal, which has been unanimously recommended by boards of the two companies, will see Thales combine its digital assets with Gemalto.
  • Mata, Lingard & Lukaku start in attack against West Brom

    Mata, Lingard & Lukaku start in attack against West Brom

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    Salomon Rondon will be starting up front for the home side, and you suspect he might be a lonely boy at times. As the quarter of an hour mark approached, the visitors created danger when Ashley Young's threatening cross was headed away from Romelu Lukaku by Kieran Gibbs .
  • Louis van Gaal eyes one more job 'to spite Manchester United FC'

    Louis van Gaal eyes one more job 'to spite Manchester United FC'

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    Evans has become a hot target for English clubs on grounds of the development he has showcased since his departure from Old Trafford. While United are 11 points back on league leaders Manchester City and will be disappointed by their performances in a number of big games this season, the Red Devils have been considerably better on the whole.
  • Zidane rates Liverpool's Salah

    Zidane rates Liverpool's Salah

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    Zidane also dispelled comments that Karim Benzema is having a poor season by his standards, saying: "I don't agree with the way he's been criticised". "He's still young and is improving all the time". "To me, he is in an incredible position right now", Zidane said via FourFourTwo . We talk a lot to the medical department and it is really rare that any issues with him.
  • 'The Last Jedi' soars to Dollars 450m opening at global box-office

    'The Last Jedi' soars to Dollars 450m opening at global box-office

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    The latest instalment in the Star Wars saga has wielded its force at the box office, delivering a whopping $US450 million ($587.5m AUD) in global ticket sales over the weekend. Even so, theater owners were ecstatic. " The Last Jedi " sees the return of the characters introduced in J.J. Abrams's first entry in the rebooted trilogy, and is also the last outing for character Leia Organa, played by Carrie Fisher, who died last December.
  • Three takeaways from Cowboys' wild win over Raiders

    Three takeaways from Cowboys' wild win over Raiders

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    Dallas took over with 31 seconds left and ran out the clock. He then tried to slide what appeared to be an index card between the tip of the ball and the end of the chain. He joined Dan Marino, Peyton Manning, Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck as the only players with at least 100 TD passes in their first four years in the NFL.
  • Mitchell Starc bowls James Vince with ball of the century

    Mitchell Starc bowls James Vince with ball of the century

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    In the 30th over, Starc, backed by the Fremantle Doctor, produced a snorter of a delivery which took a nasty reverse swing after pitching on the crack to dismantle Vince's wicket. I think his plan is pretty clear. The delivery soon became the talking point of cricket world with many hailing it as the delivery of this, delivery of that.
  • El Clasico: Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde confident ahead of Real Madrid clash

    El Clasico: Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde confident ahead of Real Madrid clash

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    We'll prepare for it well because we are determined to put in a good performance". A smart piece of goalkeeping from Ruben prevented Luis Suarez from having an open goal 20 minutes from time, before the Deportivo stopper kept out a Messi penalty moments later after Luis Suarez had gone down inside the box under a challenge from Federico Valverde .
  • Wenger hails Ozil screamer in tight Newcastle victory

    Wenger hails Ozil screamer in tight Newcastle victory

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    Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal's 1-0 victory over Newcastle will breed the confidence they need to cope with a hectic Christmas schedule. "It was physically hard today after three games in six days. Jurgen Klopp's Reds thrashed Arsenal 4-0 at Anfield earlier in the season and goalkeeper Petr Cech admits it was one of the most galling nights of his long and storied career.
  • Philippe Coutinho most professional player of season - Oxlade-Chamberlain

    Philippe Coutinho most professional player of season - Oxlade-Chamberlain

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    Speaking after the match, Oxlade-Chamberlain told Sky Sports he believed questions about Coutinho's future were unfair and praised his performance this season. The former Arsenal player thinks there's plenty of room to improve, though. The more I play, obviously physically you adapt and get fitter and stronger, so I've definitely got an understanding of what's needed now and how he wants the boys to play and specifically me in my position.
  • Ravens blitz Browns in 2017 home finale

    Ravens blitz Browns in 2017 home finale

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    Kizer got the ball but threw a awful interception, giving the Packers the ball back on the Cleveland 42. The Ravens have dominated Cleveland for more than a decade, going 17-2 straight up versus the Browns dating back to 2008 and look good value to make that 18-2 on Sunday.
  • Ryan Shazier in attendance at Steelers-Patriots game

    Ryan Shazier in attendance at Steelers-Patriots game

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    You know who wasn't going to miss this game? Shazier, a fourth-year linebacker out of Ohio State, suffered a serious injury on December 4 against the Bengals that jeopardized his football future. Shazier has remained at a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center after undergoing spinal stabilization surgery last week and recently began his rehab process .
  • Steve Kerr to have players watch Kobe Bryant's jersey retirement ceremony

    Steve Kerr to have players watch Kobe Bryant's jersey retirement ceremony

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    The Lakers legend is remembered for being one of the greatest scorers in National Basketball Association history and LeBron is considered by many to be a pass-first player despite ranking seventh on the league's all-time scoring list. The five-time NBA champion skipped college and turned pro right after high school in 1996, while Hamilton went through the traditional route to the NBA, playing three years for UConn before entering the 1999 NBA Draft, where he was selected seventh overall by the ...
  • Packers WR Adams evaluated for concussion

    Packers WR Adams evaluated for concussion

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    The hit once again highlights the need for a specific "targeting" rule; one that would provide instant, in-game consequences for tackles like these. The Bears linebacker served a one-game suspension, but Adams returned for the next game 10 days later and caught two touchdown passes at Dallas.
  • NFL Predictions: Will 49ers beat Titans, win third straight? 12/17/17

    NFL Predictions: Will 49ers beat Titans, win third straight? 12/17/17

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    The win was the 49ers' third in a row since promoting Jimmy Garoppolo to starting quarterback. Last week, the Titans allowed only four field goals, the second time this season they'd done so. The 49ers made it 6-0 on Gould's second kick of the game, this one from 48 yards. Mariota threw a 4-yard TD pass to former 49er Delanie Walker late in the first half to keep the Titans close .
  • Mo Farah wins Sports Personality of the Year award

    Mo Farah wins Sports Personality of the Year award

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    The four-time Olympic gold medallist was between 25 and 50-1 against at the bookies, with heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua as much as 1-12 odds-on favourite. "You look at this year and Jonnie Peacock , Anthony Joshua, Lewis Hamilton, it's been incredible". "I thought my closest would be after London 2012.
  • Bobby Wagner in, KJ Wright out as Seahawks release inactives list

    Bobby Wagner in, KJ Wright out as Seahawks release inactives list

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    The Seahawks ride their playoff aspirations into Week 15 against the Rams on Sunday in Seattle . If both teams somehow finish with an identical record at the end of the season, the Seahawks would be crowned the winners of the NFC West, and the Rams likely would have to play a road game in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, if they even make the playoffs at all.