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However, once Atletico were handed their transfer ban imminently halting them from signing anyone before 2018, the Frenchman deemed it a "dirty move" to leave the club without allowing them to bring in a viable replacement. Atletico also agreed in the summer to pay the 37.5 million-euro buyout clause to sign Vitolo from Sevilla. I have spent the last month working with the physios.
  • Karmichael Hunt charged with drug possession

    Karmichael Hunt charged with drug possession

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    Police allegedly discovered a white powder after searching the 31-year-old Wallabies star in a vehicle park in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley at about 12.40am. The punishments came in the wake of Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission investigation into a cocaine trafficking ring in the state. A regular fullback who made his Wallabies debut at inside centre against Fiji in June, Hunt signed a two-year contract extension to 2019 with Rugby Australia last month.
  • Raiders' pursuit of Jon Gruden could include ownership stake

    Raiders' pursuit of Jon Gruden could include ownership stake

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    The Oakland Raiders may be seeking a reunion with former head coach Jon Gruden , ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen reported Saturday. That connection alone mandates the application of skepticism to any aspect of the report that seems self-serving to Gruden, including the eye-rolling notion that he prefers to wait to make a decision until after the regular season ends and the Raiders decide whether to keep coach Jack Del Rio .
  • No. 4 Duke wins in a shootout over No

    No. 4 Duke wins in a shootout over No

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    But Duke - even after finding itself down by eight points - found a way to come back and win 100-93. Bagley had his best game as a Blue Devil. Duke had 28 second chance points. Duval picked up his fourth foul with 12 minutes to play and added several big shots and passes down the stretch as Duke rallied. Prior to that, Duval had been timid after picking up his first two fouls.
  • Eden Hazard on bench as Chelsea face Stoke City

    Eden Hazard on bench as Chelsea face Stoke City

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    Chelsea won the title in May and reached the FA Cup final but their hopes of defending their Premier League crown look all-but over given Manchester City's blistering form this term. Chelsea's squad is stocked so heavily with talent that the absences of Eden Hazard , Cesc Fabregas and Andreas Christensen in the interests of squad rotation went nearly unnoticed against hapless Stoke yesterday.
  • Crystal Palace v Manchester City: Expect goals to flow in the capital

    Crystal Palace v Manchester City: Expect goals to flow in the capital

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    Palace will need to be at their best against a City side aiming to equal Guardiola's managerial record of 19 consecutive wins, achieved while managing Bayern Munich . "United broke the world transfer record to sign Paul Pogba, and then made Romelu Lukaku the most expensive Premier League player of last summer".
  • Semi-Final Results and Championship Schedule

    Semi-Final Results and Championship Schedule

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    The Welshman was briefly delayed in his charge as Webster pulled back to 2-2 in the set before both missed set-winning doubles, however Lewis became the first man through to the semi-finals with a double six. The match was effectively settled when Van Gerwen broke Van Barneveld with a 96 checkout. The unheralded Englishman's fairytale run continued as he defied the odds to beat Van Gerwen in a gripping semi-final on Saturday.
  • Griffin returns to spark Clippers' rout of Lakers

    Griffin returns to spark Clippers' rout of Lakers

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    He was a little quiet earlier in the year because the Clippers were actually healthy. Despite having his most efficient season in the NBA , Randle has shockingly played the fewest minutes per game in his entire career. Said Rivers: "Not really, I think it's a lung restriction. Other than that, it's not anything we're anxious about". "Guys and teams have hit us in the mouth, and I don't think we've done a good job of responding", said Brandon Ingram , who had a scoreless first half but ...
  • Iowa State defeats Memphis in AutoZone Liberty Bowl game

    Iowa State defeats Memphis in AutoZone Liberty Bowl game

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    The Cyclones rank seventh in the Big 12 in scoring offense at 72.1 points per game, but lead the conference with 9.3 3-pointers made per game. The Cyclones are shooting.415 from the field (ninth in the Big 12),.369 from 3-point range (fourth) and.746 at the free throw line (second).
  • Newcastle frustrated again, held to 0-0 draw by Brighton

    Newcastle frustrated again, held to 0-0 draw by Brighton

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    Ahead of the game, pundit Mark Lawrenson has told BBC Sport that he doesn't have concern that Brighton will be relegated, but can't say the same for Newcastle. Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez introduced Ayoze Perez and Jacob Murphy to freshen up their attack but lack of clear-cut opportunities meant the hosts failed to score for the fourth time in seven matches this month.
  • Brutal conditions overshadow classic USA-Canada WJC game

    Brutal conditions overshadow classic USA-Canada WJC game

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    Canada had leads of 2-0 and 3-1 after each period as the snow kept picking up while slowing the pace due to the need for stoppages to shovel the white stuff off the ice. The Canadians chipped pucks into the United States of America zone and scored each of their goals through traffic - including power-play strikes from Cale Makar and Dillon Dube .
  • Packers: Center Corey Linsley signs reported 3-year, $25.5 million contract extension

    Packers: Center Corey Linsley signs reported 3-year, $25.5 million contract extension

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    Green Bay's offensive line underwent some significant changes in recent years, as guard Josh Sitton was released in 2016 and tackle Bryan Bulaga missed all but five games this season due to injury. Adams was drafted in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft (No. 53 overall) and has been a key contributor for the Packers since. Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup.
  • Cavs star could return vs. Blazers with restrictions

    Cavs star could return vs. Blazers with restrictions

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    Thomas was ruled out of Saturday's game against the Utah Jazz by Cavs coach Tyronn Lue. Even though they've lost three of their last four games, including a surprising loss to the Kings last time out, this is the smart move by the Cavs.
  • Swansea City come from behind to earn late win at Watford

    Swansea City come from behind to earn late win at Watford

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    There was a suspicion that Ayew might have been offside but referee Martin Atkinson thought otherwise and allowed the £5million... The result lifts Swansea off the bottom of the table and marked the side's first win away from home since August, as well as being the first time they have won from a losing position all season.
  • Did Kane lead Morata to snub Spurs? Chelsea striker has his say

    Did Kane lead Morata to snub Spurs? Chelsea striker has his say

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    The Spaniard was linked with a move to Spurs two years ago, though ultimately re-joined Real Madrid after a spell at Juventus , before becoming Chelsea's record signing in a £70m deal in July. "But in this moment when I spoke with him (Pochettino) there was no chance to leave Real Madrid". And while the 25-year-old says Costa offered him no specific advice when moving to London, the two remain good friends when they join-up for worldwide duty.
  • West Brom boss Pardew admits Arsenal target Evans could leave

    West Brom boss Pardew admits Arsenal target Evans could leave

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    It has been all change at the Hawthorns this season with Tony Pulis axed and Alan Pardew brought in to provide the lift West Brom need to climb out of trouble. Giroud and Monreal are expected to be absent until mid-January, owing to respective hamstring and ankle injuries. West Brom are without a win in their last 19 games in all competitions.
  • Romelu Lukaku Suffers Head Injury, Gets Stretchered Off

    Romelu Lukaku Suffers Head Injury, Gets Stretchered Off

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    The 24-year-old's defensive errors have cost United points, too, after two poor attempted clearances allowed Manchester City and Burnley to score at Old Trafford. However, the boss suggested that he won't give Lukaku an immediate rest, instead he will be waiting to give him a rest at some point in time in the near future.
  • Qualifier Jamie Lewis stuns big names to reach world darts championship semifinals

    Qualifier Jamie Lewis stuns big names to reach world darts championship semifinals

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    The 16-time world champion will feel he has the edge over the "Flying Scotsman" on the most famous oche in the world, and with a back injury to poke and prod at, Taylor has the mental edge. However, to reach the final he will have to get past the best player in the history of the game, with Taylor aiming for a 17th, and final, World crown.
  • Big chill expected | Forecast calls for below freezing weather

    Big chill expected | Forecast calls for below freezing weather

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    This means we'll close out 2017 and begin 2018 on the same frozen note. Bring your pets inside to get them out of the freezing cold and keep them warm. The high winds Sunday afternoon into Monday will also drop the wind chill into the teens. A cold front will move through on New Year's Eve and as moisture comes up from the southwest, a cold rain will be ongoing throughout the day .
  • Irish punter is €39m better off after ticket scoops EuroMillions

    Irish punter is €39m better off after ticket scoops EuroMillions

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    There is also time left for a lucky National Lottery player to win a guaranteed one million euro in the Christmas Millionaire Raffle draw which takes place on New Year's Eve. 'I didn't get too excited when I heard this first, ' he said. "At this stage we don't know if it's a single victor or a syndicate". The winning ticket was sold at the Applegreen Service Station on the M1 Northbound in Lusk, Co Dublin.
  • Celtic v Rangers: Brendan Rodgers believes dominance will sow doubts in rivals

    Celtic v Rangers: Brendan Rodgers believes dominance will sow doubts in rivals

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    After pushing James Forrest's shot wide, Foderingham clawed a header from Moussa Dembele away and held onto Scott Sinclair's follow-up on the line, but the Gers lost veteran centre-back Bruno Alves to injury in the process. "But I thought the game lacked quality to be fair, I thought it was a bit frantic, which these type of games are. He came in and he excelled". "We looked as if we could threaten but couldn't make that breakthrough in the final third of the pitch".
  • Fiesta Bowl Washington vs Penn State: Preview and Prediction

    Fiesta Bowl Washington vs Penn State: Preview and Prediction

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    Don't think that this isn't a big game for coach James Franklin. The Nittany Lions are determined not to allow that to happen again. From feasting at Fogo de Chao to Topgolf and kickball, the Nittany Lions also had plenty of time to celebrate, with the fall semester finished, graduation complete, and even the early signing day period out of the way all before arriving in the Valley of the Sun.
  • Anderson and Thiem react to Djokovic injury withdrawal in Abu Dhabi

    Anderson and Thiem react to Djokovic injury withdrawal in Abu Dhabi

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    The former world No 1 has withdrawn from the tournament due to pain in his right elbow. Andy Murray came to the rescue once more to play an exhibition set at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships after Novak Djokovic withdrew. 'The former world number one, now ranked 16, said: 'I felt better as it went along - obviously a bit slow at the start. "I am very sad because I was eager to return to playing official matches".
  • Injury boost for Man City ahead of trip to Crystal Palace

    Injury boost for Man City ahead of trip to Crystal Palace

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    The run has prompted suggestions Guardiola's Manchester City side are the best the Premier League has seen. However, Hodgson played down City's exploits as he highlighted United's treble-winning team in 1999, the "Invincibles" of 2004 under Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho's dominant Chelsea.
  • Buckeyes beat USC in Cotton Bowl, 24-7

    Buckeyes beat USC in Cotton Bowl, 24-7

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    But despite all of their struggles, nothing tops the offense's inability -or even worse, unwillingness- to play with any urgency in the fourth quarter despite controlling the ball for nearly 10 minutes and running 25 plays. "Ohio State played an excellent game". "It's pretty insane. I mean, since I was little I looked up to Drew Brees", Barrett said. "That quarterback (Darnold), I have a lot of respect for him".
  • First Mubadala, now Djokovic pulls out of Qatar Open with elbow injury

    First Mubadala, now Djokovic pulls out of Qatar Open with elbow injury

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    He said in a statement on his personal website: "Unfortunately, the situation with the elbow has not changed for the better since yesterday". "I am very sad because I was eager to return to playing official matches". Edmund was forced to retire with a back injury when they last met in the US Open third round in September. World No. 1 Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Brisbane event on Thursday, days after pulling out of the Abu Dhabi tournament.
  • Conte On Stoke Visit, Top 4 Target; Hazard, Courtois Exit Talks

    Conte On Stoke Visit, Top 4 Target; Hazard, Courtois Exit Talks

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    Marcos Alonso is expected to start at left wingback, while Davide Zappacosta is expected to replace Victor Moses on the right. Stoke City team news: In addition to fixture congestion, Stoke are dealing with a minor defensive crisis as Ryan Shawcross and Bruno Martins Indi are both out, Kurt Zouma is ineligible to face his parent club, and Erik Pieters is facing a late fitness test.
  • Arsenal have reportedly identified Alexis Sanchez's replacement

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    City tabled a £60m bid for Sanchez in the summer but Arsenal failed to find a replacement in time and the deal fell through. The French defender just stands in his defensive position while other Arsenal players celebrate, a cause for concern according to Thierry Henry .
  • Buzzkill: Warriors drop an ugly one to Hornets

    Buzzkill: Warriors drop an ugly one to Hornets

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    The Hornets had been awful on the road this season, losing 12 of 14 games away from Spectrum Center. "He probably will have a time limit on his minutes, but we haven't worked it out yet". They no longer just center on Curry's progress after missing the past 10 games with a sprained right ankle. "But it's more fun to have him on the floor".
  • Football stars, Liberians hail George Weah's presidential victory

    Football stars, Liberians hail George Weah's presidential victory

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    Weah lost in the 2005 election against the incumbent Johnson Sirleaf, but has steadily shaken off his reputation as a novice in the political arena. But Mr Weah's election is not without controversy, as his running mate is Jewel Taylor, former wife of the warlord and ex-President Charles Taylor, who is serving a jail sentence in the United Kingdom for war crimes.
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo Scores Controversial Game-Winner After Appearing To Step Out

    Giannis Antetokounmpo Scores Controversial Game-Winner After Appearing To Step Out

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    Two more steps and he was around Huestis and at the rim, dropping the ball in the net, leaving the Thunder with too little time to get more than a prayer at the buzzer. Ray Felton, Paul George and Billy Donovan all vented about the missed call after the game. He did only light shooting at Friday's morning shootaround, where the OKC staff informed Donovan that George was unavailable to play.
  • Dave Gettleman: Ex-Spackenkill leader introduced as Giants GM

    Dave Gettleman: Ex-Spackenkill leader introduced as Giants GM

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    Gettleman said he learned from Ernie Accorsi not to give up on talent. I don't want guys who want to win, I want guys who hate to lose. Obviously he's an extremely talented kid and makes stuff happen. The Giants interviewed Gettleman, assistant general manager Kevin Abrams, vice president of player evaluation Marc Ross and ESPN analyst Louis Riddick.
  • Packers reportedly make Davante Adams one of NFL's highest-paid receivers

    Packers reportedly make Davante Adams one of NFL's highest-paid receivers

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    According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport the deal is a four-year contract extension worth $58 million. Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams has never eclipsed 1000 yards. As a second round pick out of Fresno State, he impressed as a rookie by having an average of almost 12 yards per reception with three touchdowns. The Packers originally drafted Adams in the second round out of Fresno State in 2014.
  • Lakers hold team meeting to air grievances Thursday

    Lakers hold team meeting to air grievances Thursday

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    Kuzma returned to the game after suffering the injury. "It hurts a little bit", Kuzma said. It's obvious Kuzma and Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell have become two of the best first-year players in the NBA thus far this season, and Mitchell has also been a focus over the past few days of more national attention.
  • Jets extend contracts of Bowles, GM Maccagnan

    Jets extend contracts of Bowles, GM Maccagnan

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    But, we'll add some pieces", Bowles said. "We'll get better", Bowles said of the Jets in 2018. The New York Jets are choosing stability over a shake-up. "Like I've been saying, it's all about stability". Defensive lineman Leonard Williams said Bowles is the right decision "because the players believe it".
  • Dirk Koetter will return to coach Bucs next season

    Dirk Koetter will return to coach Bucs next season

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    Koetter, 58, is 13-18 in two seasons in Tampa. Reports indicate the team felt Winston's injury was a major factor in the team's poor performance, not coaching. As the head coach, it has been kind of different but Dirk is the man. "Just for who they are and what they've been to me and just how they are as coaches".
  • Traders Secrets on Invitation Homes Inc. (INVH), Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)

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    Eads Heald Investment Counsel holds 2,050 shares. The original version of this piece can be read at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/12/29/green-square-capital-llc-raises-holdings-in-constellation-brands-inc-stz.html. Newlands sold 2,935 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 9th. (NYSE: STZ ) for 9 shares. Another trade for 50,000 shares valued at $10.47 million was made by MULLIN THOMAS J on Friday, October 13.
  • Pistons' Avery Bradley settled claim of sexual assault

    Pistons' Avery Bradley settled claim of sexual assault

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    The alleged attack occurred in Cleveland on May 23, when Bradley was still a member of the Boston Celtics . Pistons guard Avery Bradley has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman while she was passed out drunk last spring during the National Basketball Association playoffs.
  • James Harrison responds to Steelers on Instagram

    James Harrison responds to Steelers on Instagram

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    JH: "I like to compete". "That's my main reason to go out and play the game". But he wrote that he did not receive enough opportunities to get ready for the season. Tight end Rob Gronkowski also shared Slater's sentiment, saying: "it's great to have a caliber player like that on our team". The outside linebacker cut the interview off after there were no questions about the Jets.