• Despres puts Peugeot into the Dakar lead in Peru

    Despres puts Peugeot into the Dakar lead in Peru

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    Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah ( Toyota ) and Briton Sam Sunderland (KTM) topped the first stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally in the auto and motorcycle sections, respectively, on a day marked by caution when many drivers chose to wait for later legs to make a move.
  • Mariota TD pass to Mariota helps Titans rally past Chiefs

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    The good news for the Titans, though, it was a down year in the AFC and they snuck into the playoffs with a 9-7 record. After the Titans' Ryan Succop put Tennessee on the board with a 49-yard field goal, the Chiefs drove 79 yards in 1:52 to make it 21-3 on a 14-yard Smith pass to Demarcus Robinson.
  • Kawhi Leonard will miss time with a partial tear in his shoulder

    Kawhi Leonard will miss time with a partial tear in his shoulder

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    Kawhi Leonard suffered a sprained ankle in last year's playoffs. Injury Report: TJ Warren is questionable for the Suns due to an illness while Jared Duley (illness) is out and Isaiah Canaan (groin) is questionable. The two-time all-star has only played more than 25 minutes in each of his past four games, and for the season he is averaging 15.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.8 steals.
  • Packers to hire Brian Gutekunst as GM

    Packers to hire Brian Gutekunst as GM

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    Gutekunst was scheduled to interview for the vacant Houston Texans' GM job and traveled there on Saturday but never interviewed with the Texans because he accepted the Packers' job Sunday, McClain reported. The San Francisco 49ers previously courted Gutekunst as a general manager candidate last offseason. His first full-time scouting job came the following year as an assistant with the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • LeSean McCoy puts Jalen Ramsey in blender on spin move

    LeSean McCoy puts Jalen Ramsey in blender on spin move

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    It's not a Bills game unless tables are being broken. That includes O.J. Simpson, who has been seen posing with fans at Moon Doggies Bar & Grill while sporting a LeSean McCoy jersey. Buffalo allowed a league-worst 18 rushing touchdowns since trading Dareus and surrendered 148.7 rushing yards per game (second-most in the league during that span).
  • Everton confirm Kevin Mirallas loan to Olympiacos

    Everton confirm Kevin Mirallas loan to Olympiacos

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    But it appears he faces a fight on his hands to convince boss Sam Allardyce he is deserving of a regular starting spot at the club. The Belgian worldwide joined the Toffees from the Greek club in 2012 for £6m and has gone on to make 186 games for the club, scoring 38 goals.
  • UIDAI denies any breach of Aadhaar database

    UIDAI denies any breach of Aadhaar database

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    The guild in a statement dubbed the move "unfair, unjustified and a direct attack on the freedom of the press". The UIDAI has responded to the allegations of unfairness against the FIR and has issued issued a statement saying that it "respects free speech including the freedom of press and media".
  • Disappointed with Real Madrid signing, Zidane demands another

    Disappointed with Real Madrid signing, Zidane demands another

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    So, club president Florentino Perez has his sights set on splashing the cash in 2018, but which three players has Zizou identified on his summer wishlist? 'I can't imagine a Real Madrid without Cristiano, not at all, ' Zidane said prior to Real Madrid meeting with Celta Vigo.
  • Declan Rice gets stuck in against Tottenham Hotspur

    Declan Rice gets stuck in against Tottenham Hotspur

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    Erik Lamela fed in-form Son to score a goal not too dissimilar to Obiang's, the South Korean hitting a lovely effort that swerved and faded away from Adrian's grasp. To play and run like that after two games in 48 hours deserves credit. West Ham manager David Moyes said he was left in "disbelief" when Obiang produced his scorcher that looked likely to give his side a vital victory in their battle to pull clear of danger.
  • Australian Open: Andy Murray withdraws from Melbourne event due to hip injury

    Australian Open: Andy Murray withdraws from Melbourne event due to hip injury

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    Former world number one Murray has not played a competitive match since a quarter-final loss at Wimbledon last July and despite coming through a one-set exhibition in Abu Dhabi last week, the Briton has chose to focus on rehabilitation. "Obviously continuing rehab is one option". Andrew Castle, former top British tennis player said in a radio interview that if Murray underwent surgery his career at the top level would be over.
  • Reporter Awkwardly Shoots Her Shot With LiAngelo Ball at Lithuanian Press Conference

    Reporter Awkwardly Shoots Her Shot With LiAngelo Ball at Lithuanian Press Conference

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    Prienu Vytautas will still play in the Lithuanian league, a higher-level league, but the team is forgoing the Baltic league. In a wide-ranging interview with Jared Zwerling of Sports Illustrated that ran Friday, the Ball family patriarch let loose on Barkley with a series of personal shots during a discussion about his public image and his many naysayers.
  • Goerges dominates to finally claim Classic

    Goerges dominates to finally claim Classic

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    The German beat Polona Hercog 6-4 6-4 in the quarter-finals before moving into the final with a 6-1 6-4 win over Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei. Top seed Wozniacki started brightly with a break of serve to love on her way to an early 3-0 lead and added another break in the eighth game to wrap up the opening set in just 24 minutes on a glorious day in New Zealand's largest city.
  • Spanish Keeper Signs Contract With Real Madrid

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    Madrid president Florentino Perez would prefer to cough up his £20million buy-out clause in January rather than getting the keeper on a free next summer, with Kepa's current contract expiring at the end of June. And as it stands, Madrid are some way off challenging for the league title this season, as they trail rivals Barcelona by 14 points - though they have a game in hand - after the winter break.
  • Liverpool reportedly interested in Premier League's star winger

    Liverpool reportedly interested in Premier League's star winger

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    Leicester City boss Claude Puel says he feels confident over Riyad Mahrez's continued future at the club after holding talks with the midfielder. Mahrez was also linked with Arsenal and Chelsea. Liverpool's primary target was reportedly Thomas Lemar, but that pursuit seems to have ended with AS Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim claiming that the player won't be sold this month .
  • Blake Griffin leaves Clippers game with concussion

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    Curry's all-around performance meant the reigning National Basketball Association champion Warriors hardly missed forward Kevin Durant , who was again sidelined with a right calf strain. He was able to walk off the court on his own, but he went straight to the locker room for further evaluation. Griffin, a five-time All-Star, has already missed 14 games this season with a sprained knee ligament.
  • Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall pregnant

    Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall pregnant

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    Their child would be the Queen's seventh great-grandchild and would be the 19th in line to the throne. So how does Zara fit into the royal family tree? The announcement came as equestrian champion Zara and former England rugby player Tindall enjoyed a working holiday in Australia.
  • Tottenham ready to make Kane Prem's highest paid Englishman

    Tottenham ready to make Kane Prem's highest paid Englishman

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    The Striker earns £110,000-a-week, but will see that figure nearly double when he signs his new Spurs' deal. Kane is on Real Madrid's radar. Manchester City's Raheem Sterling is now the best paid English player on £180,000-a-week, but Spurs face splashing out up to £200,000-a-week to keep their talisman.
  • Raiders will introduce Jon Gruden as coach on Tuesday

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    According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Raiders are expected to offer him a 10-year contract, the longest coaching deal in National Football League history, which will reportedly be worth more than $100 million. We congratulate you as you head back to the sidelines with the Raiders". The team reportedly offered Gruden an ownership stake in the team if he accepted the coaching position, but who needs an ownership stake when you can have $100 million in cold, hard cash instead? Oakland ...
  • Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams: Keys to Victory

    Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams: Keys to Victory

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    According to a report from Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times , linebacker Mark Barron will be in the Rams' starting lineup for the opening round matchup against the Falcons . "The Rams' secondary struggles most with interior receivers, namely Adam Thielen (6/123/1), Larry Fitzgerald (10/98/1), Eric Decker (6/73/0), Sterling Shepard (5/70/0), Nelson Agholor (8/64/0), Bruce Ellington (4/41/1) and Trent Taylor (3/32/1)".
  • Stoke City sack Mark Hughes after Cup exit

    Stoke City sack Mark Hughes after Cup exit

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    The club chose to sever ties with the former Manchester United forward following the 2-1 FA Cup third round defeat by Coventry. The most damaging loss may have been the 1-0 defeat at home to Newcastle on Monday, with Hughes having rested key players in the heavy loss at Chelsea two days earlier.
  • Marcus Mariota Caught His Own Deflected Pass To Score A Touchdown

    Marcus Mariota Caught His Own Deflected Pass To Score A Touchdown

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    Marcus Mariota was strip-sacked by Derrick Johnson and the ball was recovered by Justin Houston. Mariota threw a touchdown pass to. himself. Desperate to make something happen, he went left and tried to pass it - only to have the pass deflected right back to him by Kansas City's Darrelle Revis .
  • Travis Kelce leaves game with obvious concussion symptoms

    Travis Kelce leaves game with obvious concussion symptoms

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    Demetrius Harris will be getting more time as Kelce is evaluated, and played in 16 games this season. The 28-year-old enjoyed another strong regular season in 2017, racking up 83 receptions for 1,038 yards and a career-high eight touchdowns.
  • Chris Chiozza steals Gators' win in final seconds at Missouri

    Chris Chiozza steals Gators' win in final seconds at Missouri

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    The Gators improved to 11-4 overall and 3-0 in the conference. Chiozza has been on a tear of late and ended Saturday with 13 points - all in the second half - and six assists. With power forwards Puryear and Porter also saddled with two fouls, Martin with a smaller lineup for long stretches. Missouri (11-4, 1-1) called a timeout with 17.4 seconds remaining.
  • Team Canada cruises past the Czechs to play for gold

    Team Canada cruises past the Czechs to play for gold

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    Not only did Sweden act like it has been there before following a 4-2 victory over the defending champion United States in the semifinals of the 2018 World Junior Championship, it was clear that even immediately after the win, the focus was exclusively on the gold medal game against Canada Friday night.
  • Halep defeats Siniakova in 3 sets to win Shenzhen Open title

    Halep defeats Siniakova in 3 sets to win Shenzhen Open title

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    Ukraine's Elina Svitolina won the first WTA title of the year, beating surprise finalist Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2 6-1 at the Brisbane International. "It's fantastic to be back in the final". Svitolina, who had beaten second seed Karolina Pliskova in the semi-final, was in complete control throughout. "I didn't play my best tennis and there's certainly a lot of things to improve on in the next".
  • Julius Erving falls ill at Philadelphia 76ers game

    Julius Erving falls ill at Philadelphia 76ers game

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    They did not reveal what the specific illness was but say he is expected to make a full recovery. Over the last several years, Erving has remained involved with the Sixers' organization in an advisory capacity. He was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in 1993. Erving spent 11 seasons in Philadelphia as a player and guided the organization to its first (and only) National Basketball Association title in 1983.
  • Dozens injured when barricade collapses in Kuwait's Gulf Cup

    Dozens injured when barricade collapses in Kuwait's Gulf Cup

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    The incident occurred after the final whistle of the match in Kuwait's Jaber Stadium. It takes place every other year and features the Arab states of the Persian Gulf and also Yemen . Oman had just beaten the UAE 5-4 on penalties when supporters descended to meet their players who approached the stands. Qatar Football Association (QFA) received the Golden Excellence Award yesterday after being named as best Gulf sport federation during the a ceremony organized by the Gulf Sports Media ...
  • Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday

    Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday

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    A single ticket in Florida won the $450 million jackpot. The Stebbins's jackpot holds the record for the largest Mega Millions prize ever won in MI. today. "People come from everywhere waiting up to an hour to purchase a ticket". We're looking forward to Saturday's $570 million Powerball jackpot.
  • 4 things to watch for during Chiefs' playoff matchup vs. Titans

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    Conklin, an All-Pro as a rookie, will have to be up to the test against one of the NFL's best pass rushers. The Titans last week became one of eight teams to make the playoffs this season after failing to do so a year ago. He and Chiefs TE Travis Kelce are the only National Football League tight ends with 800 receiving yards in each of the past four seasons. The Titans turned the ball over three times in that game, but converted more third downs and committed less penalties to keep it ...
  • US Figure Skating Championships

    US Figure Skating Championships

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    Figure Skating Championships at SAP Center. Tennell, who turns 20 on January 31, opened with a triple Lutz-triple toeloop, and she added a brilliant triple Lutz-double toeloop-double loop, in recording a 145.72 long program for 219.51 total points.
  • Carolina Panthers Extend Coach Ron Rivera Through 2020

    Carolina Panthers Extend Coach Ron Rivera Through 2020

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    They reached the Super Bowl in the 2015 season. The Panthers have been inconsistent during his tenure, with four losing seasons. Rivera has a 64-47-1 record in seven years and was named the AP Coach of the Year after the 2013 and '15 seasons.
  • India vs South Africa: Injured Dale Steyn Ruled Out Of Test Series

    India vs South Africa: Injured Dale Steyn Ruled Out Of Test Series

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    The match against India was Steyn's first Test since November 2016, and only his fifth since November 2015. Team manager and doctor Mohammed Moosajee said what he described as a "freakish" injury was unrelated to bowling workload or being match ready after his long lay-off.
  • Fmr. NFL Player, Current Teacher Helping Students Stay Warm At School

    Fmr. NFL Player, Current Teacher Helping Students Stay Warm At School

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    The Baltimore Teachers Union pushed Wednesday to have the city shut all schools until officials could correct the problems, The Baltimore Sun reported . "Some of this is also taking into account that young people need to be fed, that we have a lot of people who are frankly safer in school than they are out", Santelises added.
  • Diego Costa sent off after scoring in Atletico win against Getafe

    Diego Costa sent off after scoring in Atletico win against Getafe

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    He did return to the pitch, however, and completed the game. The victory takes Atletico, who had taken the lead through Angel Correa in the first half, within six points of La Liga leaders Barcelona, who face Levante on Sunday. Spain striker Costa agreed a move back to Atletico from Premier League champions Chelsea in September but was unable to play for Diego Simeone's side until the new year due to the club's transfer ban.
  • Ukraine's Elina Svitolina wins Brisbane International

    Ukraine's Elina Svitolina wins Brisbane International

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    Alexandra proved once again that she is ready to fight in every match until the last game, which she did in the final. The Ukrainian will now take a one week break before the start of the Australian Open where she will be one of the main contenders.
  • Arsenal confirm signing of 20-year-old Greek defender

    Arsenal confirm signing of 20-year-old Greek defender

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    The 20-year-old centre-back made his senior debut in April and has 16 appearances in the Greek Superleague. Former head of recruitment Steve Rowley left the club at the end of last season after 35 years of service, and the signing of Mavropanos could be a sign of things to come for Arsene Wenger's side.
  • City would need huge squad to win quadruple - Pep

    City would need huge squad to win quadruple - Pep

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    City are 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League, in the last 16 of the Champions League and the semi-finals of the League Cup, while they host Burnley in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday. "My last news is 'Dinho is close, so close". " Pep Guardiola played in the same position as me", the Brazilian stated. " He knows very well the right way ." .
  • Lonzo Ball eager to come to the aid of floundering Lakers

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    They don't know how to coach my son", LaVar Ball told Bleacher Report in discussing the Lakers' approach to coaching his son. "I think Kuz just had a poor shooting night", Lakers coach Luke Walton said of the rookie who had been averaging 18.1 points per game on the season.