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Despite his popularity and potential, other National Football League teams stayed away from the 25-year-old QB who had run-ins with the law, a stint in rehab, and was branded as a party animal. The announcement does not necessarily mean that Manziel will play in the CFL in 2018. "I think he'd be the best player to ever play up here", Jones said.
  • 'UFC 219 Embedded: Episode 3' Features Cris Cyborg, Holly Holm

    'UFC 219 Embedded: Episode 3' Features Cris Cyborg, Holly Holm

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    Albuquerque's own, Holly Holm , is coming into her Featherweight Title bout as the underdog against current champ Cris Cyborg . "She's been fighting her whole life". If I were to construct the ideal opponent for Cyborg - the flawless type of fighter to challenge her most - I would create a fighter much like Holm.
  • Conte: Blues must ensure Champions League spot

    Conte: Blues must ensure Champions League spot

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    Chelsea have lost only 2 of their last 10 Premier League games at Stamford Bridge. Antonio Conte is expected to be without David Luiz and Charly Musonda for this tie due to injury, while Andreas Christensen's participation is doubtful.
  • LSU ready to split with coordinator after Citrus Bowl

    LSU ready to split with coordinator after Citrus Bowl

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    Just trying to get to 10 wins". The report also indicated that head coach Ed Orgeron and Canada haven't completely "mended fences" after tensions were high earlier this season, which came when the Tigers hit a stretch where they lost to Mississippi State, barely won against Syracuse and then lost to Troy.
  • Wade Davis agrees to deal with Rockies

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    Now, Davis has set the bar and market for the rest of the relief pitchers still without a team . Wade Davis has reportedly signed a deal with the Rockies. Davis was 4-2 with 32 saves for the Cubs in 2017. Foster was a coach in the Kansas City Royals organization when Davis joined the Royals in 2013, and he has since moved on to become Colorado's pitching coach.
  • Rhian Brewster will get 'all the support he needs' after racism claims

    Rhian Brewster will get 'all the support he needs' after racism claims

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    England and Liverpool youngster Rhian Brewster says he has experienced racial abuse on the pitch since he was 12. And Brewster believes complaints need to be dealt with better by the authorities - particularly Uefa, who failed to take action on several occasions when the striker was representing England and Liverpool.
  • Harry Kane surpasses Lionel Messi for most goals in 2017

    Harry Kane surpasses Lionel Messi for most goals in 2017

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    Spurs hammered Southampton 5-2 on Boxing Day and Kane sent statisticians into over-drive by hitting a hat-trick in what was his final outing of 2017. "Of course the record of Alan is fantastic, he was a fantastic player, but Harry is doing so well", said Pochettino. "He beats Shearer then if you see the list of the last seven years it's Cristiano and Messi, today it's a player from Tottenham ".
  • Hazard rejected Chelsea extension to wait for Real Madrid, father says

    Hazard rejected Chelsea extension to wait for Real Madrid, father says

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    The 2012 UEFA Champions League winners have promised a gratifying salary in Hazard's new contract extension. The Frenchman is a keen admirer of Hazard and has been keeping tabs on him. But, as I speak to you, there is no contact. Hazard has helped fire Chelsea to two Premier League titles, a Europa League and a League Cup while also collecting the PFA Player and Young Player of the Year awards in 2015 and 2014 respectively.
  • Everton Agree First January Signing For £25 Million

    Everton Agree First January Signing For £25 Million

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    British media reports say that Everton have agreed a 25 million pounds ($33.73 million) deal to sign Besiktas striker Tosun on a four-and-half-year contract when the transfer window opens on January 1. Sandro has not scored a league goal since joining from Malaga in July, while Niasse and Calvert-Lewin have netted five and three respectively this season.
  • Sevilla to appoint ex-AC Milan manager Montella

    Sevilla to appoint ex-AC Milan manager Montella

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    Following a disappointing start to the season, the Italian parted company with the big-spending Rossoneri in late November, with the team then seventh in Serie A. Sevilla aren't in action again until they face Cadiz in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last 16 tie on January 3. The Italian giants spent around £160million on a new XI in the summer but Montella struggled to get their new signings to gel and was sacked after Milan slipped to seventh in the Serie A table.
  • Real Madrid dominate the Globe Soccer Awards

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    Real Madrid star Ronaldo retained the gong, winning for the fourth time overall following a stellar 2017. Ronaldo eventually joined United, and he spoke with Juve legend Alessandro Del Piero about his aborted move to Turin. Of course, I remember that he talked also about Juventus, and I was happy because they are an extraordinary club. "It's an honour for me and the club".
  • Roger Federer retirement: Swiss ace discloses when he might consider the inevitable

    Roger Federer retirement: Swiss ace discloses when he might consider the inevitable

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    Nadal clinched top spot but ended his year struggling with his right knee and he has already pulled out of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship and the Brisbane International. "Not really, I mean I was asked a lot of questions again after winning Wimbledon, that would have been the flawless end really", he said. Federer, 36, was at his phenomenal best in 2017, and wants to play as long as he is happy and healthy.
  • Man Utd open Bordeaux talks for £50M Malcom

    Man Utd open Bordeaux talks for £50M Malcom

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    Malcolm signed for the French side from Corinthians a year ago, and has drawn great interest from Europe's top clubs already. The Bordeaux striker also attracted Arsenal's attention but Jose Mourinho stole a march on the Gunners and United are in pole position to make the deal happen.
  • Nittany Lions dismiss Manny Bowen and Irvin Charles for violations

    Nittany Lions dismiss Manny Bowen and Irvin Charles for violations

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    On offense, Washington has plenty of playmakers for quarterback Jake Browning to find success. A season of hope finishing just outside the Top 10. Will the Huskies break through on their first try, or will Penn State make it a ideal seven for seven? Despite the injury, Penn State linebacker Jason Cabinda is aware of the threat of the Pettis.
  • George Weah Set To Win Liberia Presidential Runoff

    George Weah Set To Win Liberia Presidential Runoff

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    Governor Fayose called on the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres to withdraw the nomination of Obassanjo as a mediator in Liberia , noting that; "Obasanjo, who was a major actor in the Liberia's 2005 election crisis lacked moral rights to be a mediator in the affairs of that country now that it had the first peaceful transfer of power from one democratically-elected leader to another in more than 70 years".
  • Tomase: James Harden, beat-up Rockets still present a test for Celtics

    Tomase: James Harden, beat-up Rockets still present a test for Celtics

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    Backcourt scoring by committee - If he can get a combined 31 points a night from Rozier, Larkin and Smart, Brad Stephens will not be upset if Brown is unable to play a second straight game. The Rockets' offense does not relent; the Celtics' defense does not yield. Of the Rockets' 32 games, 17 have finished over the total. Houston made 0.9 more three-pointers per game in that stretch while attempting 1.0 less.
  • Ex-football star George Weah wins Liberia's presidency

    Ex-football star George Weah wins Liberia's presidency

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    Mr Weah, 51, won the first round of the presidential election in October with 38.4% of the vote, compared with the 28.8% won by second-placed Mr Boakai, 73. Weah, succeeds 79-year-old Nobel Peace Prize victor, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf who was the first African woman to be elected head of state and government and commander-in-chief of the defence forces.
  • Draymond Green Becomes 6th Player to Record Triple-Double on Christmas

    Draymond Green Becomes 6th Player to Record Triple-Double on Christmas

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    Twitter was quick to follow, honing in on this late James drive to the bucket that drew contact from Kevin Durant , but no foul call. He's too big. Green has won the last two NBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards, so for Durant to take home the trophy he would have to go through his team-mate.
  • Incredible - Former Premier League Star Shocked At Harry Kane's Low Salary

    Incredible - Former Premier League Star Shocked At Harry Kane's Low Salary

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    Perhaps even more impressively, Kane will finish this year with 56 goals for club and country, which is two better than Barcelona's Messi has managed and three more than Real Madrid's Ronaldo. It's a amusing song for our fans to sing and I'll keep doing it for nine, 10 seasons and see where it takes me". The Daily Mail says Kane has become one of the most valuable players in world football but his relatively low wage of £110,000-per-week does not reflect his growing standing in the game.
  • Capital One Orange Bowl - The Matchup

    Capital One Orange Bowl - The Matchup

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    Crazily enough, it's the first time the Badgers have played in the Orange Bowl . The two teams hit the field December 30 in the Orange Bowl . Miami: The Hurricanes were in a similar scenario in the ACC Championship Game. Malik Rosier has been the top threat for the Hurricanes offense. Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook's 15 interceptions have come across 10 games.
  • Indiana Legislator Pushes Law Allowing Fans to Seek Refunds When Players Protest

    Indiana Legislator Pushes Law Allowing Fans to Seek Refunds When Players Protest

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    Now, a state lawmaker in IN has proposed a bill that would require the Colts to offer refunds to fans in attendance if their players kneel during the anthem. The legislator's proposal would not require the Colts to give refunds if visiting-team players kneel, only Indianapolis players. "I'm pretty patriotic, and it didn't sit right with me", Smith told the Star .
  • Kevin Durant Believes He's On The 'Same Level' As LeBron James

    Kevin Durant Believes He's On The 'Same Level' As LeBron James

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    The Cavs were led by James with 20 points, six assists, and six rebounds, with the help of Kevin Love, who had 31 points and 18 rebounds. "He (Durant) fouled me twice. Durant had asked to guard James prior to the game and explained his request by simply stating " I like guarding my position ". In the two minutes, yes, two, he rested, Golden State outscored them by 12.
  • Isaiah Thomas To Scrimmage For First Time With Cavs On Friday

    Isaiah Thomas To Scrimmage For First Time With Cavs On Friday

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    To make matters worse, he may have cost himself millions of dollars - the Celtics likely would have had to back up a Brinks truck for Thomas if they hadn't traded him. Since then, Thomas has repeatedly talked about how disappointed he was to leave Boston, including in a documentary that dropped last week. "It's amusing how people think I keep bringing up the dumbass trade situation", he tweeted Tuesday.
  • Photographer Accuses Twins' Miguel Sano of Assault

    Photographer Accuses Twins' Miguel Sano of Assault

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    The events Bissen outlined happened three years ago, which she confirmed in subsequent tweets . Bissen's lengthy Twitter post included the hashtag '#metoo, ' in reference to the growing movement of sexual assault victims breaking their silence about the issue.
  • Rajon Rondo had the most assists in a game since 1996

    Rajon Rondo had the most assists in a game since 1996

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    Priced at $11,200, Davis was projected for 48.7 FanDuel points, but crushed that with 69.2 FD points with a return of 6.18 points per $1,000. "But I couldn't have done it without my teammates making shots, so I've got to give those guys the credit".
  • Lingard rescues United from home defeat

    Lingard rescues United from home defeat

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    It comes on the back of his side drawing against Burnley , after coming back from a 2-0 scoreline to get a point - and the United boss followed the game's result by saying he thinks his side need to have more money in order to compete with Manchester City, who are run away league leaders.
  • CFL says Ambrosie prepared to approve a contract for Manziel

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    The Johnny Manziel comeback may officially be green lit.at least in Canada. And now the 2012 Heisman Trophy victor has been cleared to do exactly that. Manziel conducted by the Commissioner. "We appreciate the CFL office and Commissioner Randy Ambrosie's due diligence in this matter", the Tiger-Cats said in a team statement.
  • Dak Prescott stands behind Dez Bryant: He should always be a Cowboy

    Dak Prescott stands behind Dez Bryant: He should always be a Cowboy

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    I don't know, probably not", the receiver told Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News , before cementing his stance: "Hell, no. According to Archer, the Cowboys can save a lot of money by parting ways with Bryant. I let a lot of things get in the way. "I'm a warrior, I consider myself a warrior". Dak Prescott insists he wasn't throwing shade at Dez Bryant after Sunday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks that eliminated Dallas from the playoffs.
  • Carvalhal appointed Swansea manager

    Carvalhal appointed Swansea manager

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    Swansea sacked Clement on 20 December after a disastrous run of form which has seen them fall to the bottom of the Premier League table. So while the Portuguese was unable to get Wednesday into the Premier League during his two-and-a-half years at Hillsborough, he has managed to get there anyway.
  • Serena Williams Returns To Tennis

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    Williams, 36, appears to be preparing for a return to Melbourne Park in January after agreeing to take on French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko . The younger Williams who has 72-career titles has been top of the Women's rankings for 319 weeks and posted her fifth consecutive top-three finish past year having won at Wimbledon and Rome.
  • Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif Starrer Tiger Zinda Hai Sixth Day Business!

    Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif Starrer Tiger Zinda Hai Sixth Day Business!

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    Friday 34.10 cr, Sat 35.30 cr, Sun 45.53 cr, Monday 36.54 cr, Tue 21.60 cr. The espionage thriller raked in Rs 21.60 crore yesterday and now stands with the grand total of Rs 173.07 crore. As for the first week records, Tiger Zinda Hai is already assured of the second spot quite comfortably because the film has already gone past the Week One of collections of Dangal [193.53 crore] at the time of penning this piece.
  • OSU goes for milestone win No. 10 in bowl game

    OSU goes for milestone win No. 10 in bowl game

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    Follow Jason Elmquist on Twitter for updates from Orlando on the Camping World Bowl. Once again, the Bud Foster-led Hokies defense was the team's main strength. CJ Carroll made his return against Virginia, and now has had multiple weeks of practice after his first game in weeks at the end of November. So the Longhorns forced the Cowboys to drive the field each time , which is tough for even the best of offenses.
  • PSG attacker Mbappe: Ronaldo my idol as a kid - but not now

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    During the summer, Mbappe was also linked to Real Madrid , and now, four months later, he revealed how he came to his final decision to join the Ligue 1 side. The striker is touted as a potential successor to the Real Madrid star at the top of the world's game, but he hopes to outshine him this season " I admired him when I was younger, but that ended.
  • Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Crystal Palace

    Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Crystal Palace

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    Then, Palace were involved in a desperate battle to avoid relegation and they overwhelmed an Arsenal side that fell short in their efforts to finish in the top four, failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time under Wenger.
  • Parker promoter reveals split agreed for Joshua fight

    Parker promoter reveals split agreed for Joshua fight

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    David Higgins told 1 NEWS today that while there is no set date or venue confirmed yet, the larger arguing points between himself and Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn had been smoothed out. Around 78,000 filled the Principality Stadium a few months back to see Joshua's latest defence, and after Hearn admitted the venue is the frontrunner for the next big heavyweight bout, it was suggested that Joshua-Parker will take place in the Welsh capital.
  • Confirmed: Everton & Cenk Tosun is 'agreed'

    Confirmed: Everton & Cenk Tosun is 'agreed'

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    Tosun has scored 13 times for Besiktas this season including four Champions League goals. The Turkey worldwide has been linked with Everton in recent months, and in the past few days the Toffees have stepped up their pursuit of the attacker.
  • Serena Williams Announces Return to Tennis Since Giving Birth

    Serena Williams Announces Return to Tennis Since Giving Birth

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    The 23-time Grand Slam champion will play an exhibition against defending French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on December 30th. Williams won the Australian Open 11 months ago but has not played since because of pregnancy and the birth of her first child, Alexis Olympia , in September.
  • Cook ton highlights England's Ashes fight

    Cook ton highlights England's Ashes fight

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    Australia have already reclaimed the Ashes after taking an unassailable three-nil lead in the five-Test series and are seeking a 5-0 whitewash over the beleaguered tourists. The duo forged an unbeaten 112-run partnership to stabilise the England innings after Mark Stoneman (15) and James Vince (17) failed to do the job.