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The injury-hit McCarthy was on the receiving end of a challenge from Solomon Rondon during their Premier League encounter on Saturday. Jay Rodriguez put the away side 1-0 in front in the 7th minute at Goodison Park but the major talking point came after half-time as Rondon was put through on goal to double the Baggies' lead.
  • Jurgen Klopp challenges Loris Karius to prove Liverpool don't need new keeper

    Jurgen Klopp challenges Loris Karius to prove Liverpool don't need new keeper

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    They will be like "I knew he was good but I didn't know he was this good" if he can avoid injury". Everyone talks about him with us and that is [Stoke City's Jack] Butland. Klopp said: "There's no rush in it". We have a few problems with players feeling ill or unwell. "We'll see what happens until the 31st". So I made the decision pretty early.
  • Tom Brady listed as questionable for Sunday

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    Brady is also being held to a higher standard because he helped engineer a major comeback in the Super Bowl last season against the Atlanta Falcons. Receiver Danny Amendola said he caught passes from the veteran QB and said he looked "like Tom Brady ". 'I don't know, ' the coach responded. (Left) Brady talks with Patriots coach Bill Belichick before Friday's practice.
  • Burnley Vs Manchester United Preview

    Burnley Vs Manchester United Preview

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    After a largely impressive first half of the season, the Lancashire club have struggled to see games through in the Premier League . They now sit 12 points behind leaders Manchester City after 23 Premier League games . He is, however, still without the likes of Eric Bailly , Daley Blind , Zlatan Ibrahimović and Michael Carrick, all of whom are long-term absentees.
  • Barcelona Outclass 10-Man Madrid In El Clasico

    Barcelona Outclass 10-Man Madrid In El Clasico

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    Real and Barca lived up to the expectations of their fans in the first half by breathing several goal-scoring chances. Zinedine Zidane told a pre-match news conference the five-time Ballon d'Or victor would play, but attacking flair has been sacrificed elsewhere in the Madrid line-up for a game that LaLiga's champions enter 11 points behind their bitter rivals at the top of the table.
  • Novak Djokovic eases into Australian Open fourth round

    Novak Djokovic eases into Australian Open fourth round

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    Six-time champion Djokovic and 2014 Australian Open victor Stan Wawrinka stuck to business, returning from long injury layoffs with victories in their first matches since Wimbledon. The 2018 Australian Open promises to be a lip-smacking one as it is being considered a battle of the underdogs. Sloane Stephens, Venus Williams and CoCo Vandeweghe were all eliminated on Monday.
  • What should fans be anxious about as the Vikings head to Philly?

    What should fans be anxious about as the Vikings head to Philly?

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    For the Minnesota Vikings , on Thursday, both wide receiver Adam Thielen and safety Andrew Sendejo practiced but were limited. Minnesota has not been to the Super Bowl since 1977 and is 0-4 in them. We got that set up with the mayor. New England is a 9.5-point favorite against Jacksonville in the AFC championship game . While Nick Foles played well last week, the Vikings should be eager to test him again.
  • Fourth seed Zverev dumped from Australian Open by Chung

    Fourth seed Zverev dumped from Australian Open by Chung

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    There was nothing between the players in the first set until Zverev piled on the pressure in the 12th game with a couple of rasping baseline winners before prevailing in a 26-stroke rally that ended with a Chung error. Austria's fifth seed Dominic Thiem reached the round of 16 at the Australian Open with a straight-sets win over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino on Saturday.
  • Lance Thomas will come off the bench Friday night for NY

    Lance Thomas will come off the bench Friday night for NY

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    The over/under total for the contest is listed at 202.5 points. The New York Knicks are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.6 percent from the free throw line. Hood is playing the best season of his career and is now the second-leading scorer for the Jazz at 16.7 points per game next to their star rookie, Donovan Mitchell .
  • A look back at the Sounders' selections MLS SuperDraft under Garth Lagerwey

    A look back at the Sounders' selections MLS SuperDraft under Garth Lagerwey

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    The Vancouver Whitecaps did use their first-round pick, staying close to home in choosing University of Washington fullback Justin Fiddes with the 17th overall selection. LAFC will also have the first pick in the second (24th overall) and third rounds (47th). Jon Bakero won the MAC Herman Trophy as top NCAA male player and was named MVP at the MLS Combine that preceded the draft.
  • Anchorman Will Ferrell grills Federer at Australian Open

    Anchorman Will Ferrell grills Federer at Australian Open

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    While Ferrell provided some unexpected comedy, Federer again proved that when it comes to tennis he is king of the jungle. "Tonight you seemed like a gazelle out there on the court ", Ferrell said. "I think driving on the wrong side of the road needs to be switched", he said. Federer is coming off an extraordinary 2017, when he won a fifth Australian Open title and a record eighth at Wimbledon, and the way things are shaping there could be yet more glory with his main threats scrambling ...
  • Australian Open: Roger Federer sees off Jan-Lennard Struff

    Australian Open: Roger Federer sees off Jan-Lennard Struff

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    Don't they get eaten at the end?" While Ferrell provided some unexpected comedy, Federer again proved that when it comes to tennis he is king of the jungle. "Walking out here. being back here in Melbourne is an wonderful feeling and hopefully I can keep it going a little bit longer". "I practice with him so I had the information I needed", he said, adding that the heat doesn't bother him.
  • Graham blames Trump's staff for scuttling deal

    Graham blames Trump's staff for scuttling deal

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    In his CNN interview, Graham expressed admiration for Kelly, who was in the room during the immigration meeting, but added that "on immigration, I've been dealing with it for about 10 years". But in a press conference this morning, Dr Jackson said the President's heart was healthy, his teeth were healthy, and he did "exceedingly well" on a hard cognitive exam.
  • Who is this mystery man arriving at Carrington for Manchester United training?

    Who is this mystery man arriving at Carrington for Manchester United training?

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    Mkhitaryan has not been happy with the way United have pushed him into leaving though recognises that Arsene Wenger wants him in London and that he will likely gain more game time at Arsenal than he has enjoyed under Jose Mourinho . Two assists for the midfielder from Manchester United's three goals and it would have been plenty more had his team-mates converted them. De Bruyne has reached the tally in 23 games, while Sane has done it in 21 Premier League outings.
  • City Hope to Bounce Back with Newcastle Visit after Anfield Slip

    City Hope to Bounce Back with Newcastle Visit after Anfield Slip

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    Manchester City aren't likely to slip up in two consecutive matches, and the defeat to Liverpool last time out should take a lot of the pressure off them as the possibility of an invincible season is now gone. Late goals from Bernardo Silva and Gundogan set up a tense finale, but Jurgen Klopp's side held on to avenge September's 5-0 thrashing in the reverse fixture.
  • Fernandinho Signs Manchester City Contract Extension Until 2020

    Fernandinho Signs Manchester City Contract Extension Until 2020

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    Fernandinho has signed a two-year contract extension at Manchester City that will see him remain at the Etihad Stadium until 2020, the club announced on their official website on Friday. "He is a senior member of the squad and his professionalism and work ethic are second to none". City take on Newcastle at the weekend as they look to bounce back from their first league defeat of the season at the hands of Liverpool last week.
  • Aus Open: Djokovic survives brutal heat test

    Aus Open: Djokovic survives brutal heat test

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    She also said tennis lost its essence when it became less about skill and more about surviving extreme conditions. "It's definitely a challenge". "But, you know, people might say, Well, at this level you have to be as a professional tennis player fit".
  • Halep edges Davis in marathon thriller to reach fourth round

    Halep edges Davis in marathon thriller to reach fourth round

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    It was a brutal a loss as they come, especially given she was desperately close to reaching her first fourth-round showing at a major with Halep staring down three consecutive match points serving at 11-10 and 0-40 in the deciding set. So long. I never played a third set so long, " Halep said. The American described had to call a medical timeout late in the third set - and she has explained the full extent of the toe-curling problem.
  • Mauricio Pochettino Big Fan of Arsenal Linked Forward Malcom

    Mauricio Pochettino Big Fan of Arsenal Linked Forward Malcom

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    His agents even posted on social media over the weekend showing themselves to be in London, seemingly doing a deal. Bordeaux club president Stephane Martin has insisted no talks have taken place for Malcom , who he expects to stay past the January transfer window.
  • Big Ten Power Rankings: Michigan State falls, Ohio State and Michigan rise

    Big Ten Power Rankings: Michigan State falls, Ohio State and Michigan rise

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    MSU used an 18-0 run over a 5:22 stretch in the first half to blow the game wide open and pull away from the Hoosiers, who at one point went almost four and a half minutes without a bucket. IN was noticeably outsized in this game and deeply missed its 6-foot-10 sophomore center De'Ron Davis, who underwent season-ending surgery on January 10 to fix a torn Achilles tendon in his right leg.
  • Arsenal vs Crystal Palace

    Arsenal vs Crystal Palace

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    Crystal Palace have been linked repeatedly over the past week but not so much Everton so it's perhaps a surprise to see them strongly brought into proceedings. Before the two team's last met - which was not even a month ago - Palace were on an eight match unbeaten streak before being beaten 3-2 at Selhurst Park .
  • Tom Brady on injured hand: 'I'm not talking about it'

    Tom Brady on injured hand: 'I'm not talking about it'

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    Brady is dealing with a mysterious hand injury that has prevented him from being a full participant in practice this week. Asked if he was confident that he would play against the visiting Jacksonville Jaguars , Brady simply said: " We'll see ".
  • Will Ferrell Interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy After Australian Open Win

    Will Ferrell Interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy After Australian Open Win

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    Making any inroads on the Federer serve proved impossible for Struff in the opening two sets, winning just eight in the first and three in the second as Federer moved through the gears. "He leaned back, like, what is this guy going to do?" Six-time champion Novak Djokovic , however, complained about the brutal conditions during his second-round win over Gael Monfils , when the temperature peaked at 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Patriots players staying humble when discussing Jaguars match up

    Patriots players staying humble when discussing Jaguars match up

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    Obviously, we don't know what will happen with the three little-known quarterbacks still in the running this year, but we do know that two of them are playing only because of injuries to the regular starter, and, unlike the 2001 situation with Brady, there is every likelihood they will be looking for work next year.
  • Australian Open: Roger Federer & Maria Sharapova enter 2nd round

    Australian Open: Roger Federer & Maria Sharapova enter 2nd round

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    Halep, in the next round, is set to face the United States' Lauren Davis, who defeated Germany's Andrea Petkovic 4-6, 6-0, 6-0. No. 9 seed Stan Wawrinka , the 2014 Australian Open champion, No. The 2014 champion, seeded ninth, only chose to play in Melbourne on the eve of the tournament and was well below his best as he lost 6-2 6-1 6-4 to Tennys Sandgren of the USA.
  • Everton agree a deal to sell Aaron Lennon

    Everton agree a deal to sell Aaron Lennon

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    That's why I felt it was time to go. The Albion defensive duo collided during the 2-0 win over Brighton last week and the club have been taking a cautious approach to their recovery ahead of the meeting on Merseyside this weekend. Several Premier League clubs are monitoring Lennon's situation, and because he is out of contract this summer he could be available for a cut-price fee.
  • Autopsy Shows Roy Halladay Had Morphine In System At Time Of Death

    Autopsy Shows Roy Halladay Had Morphine In System At Time Of Death

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    Halladay's single-engine, light-sport category aircraft had crashed in the Gulf of Mexico near Tampa, Fla., on November 7. As previously reported , Halladay was flying in an erratic pattern shortly before the crash . The coroner's report also noted that morphine may be found in a person's system following heroin use, but it has not been determined that Halladay used any illegal drugs before his death.
  • All eyes on Brady as he misses practice with hand injury

    All eyes on Brady as he misses practice with hand injury

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    When asked if he'll play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against Jacksonville , Brady said, "We'll see". "I remember [Bills running back] LeSean McCoy said he had a high ankle sprain and came out there cutting and stuff", said Jaguars defensive lineman Malik Jackson when asked if he thought Brady's injury would slow him down this weekend.
  • MSU asks for Michigan AG's review of Nassar case

    MSU asks for Michigan AG's review of Nassar case

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    Nassar could be sentenced Friday. The 54-year-old Nassar faces a minimum sentence of 25 to 40 years in prison for molesting girls at Michigan State University and his home. USA Gymnastics president Kerry Derry said the organization is exploring alternate sites until a permanent location is determined. "Our most important priority is our athletes, and their training environment must reflect this".
  • U.S. senator stands by 's***hole' account, Trump says 'totally misrepresented'

    U.S. senator stands by 's***hole' account, Trump says 'totally misrepresented'

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    The President denied making those comments and told reporters on Sunday that he's not racist . He said comments attributed to him "weren't made". He added, "Why do we need more Haitians? The Democrats are the ones that aren't going to make a deal", he reiterated on Sunday. Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren said Trump's words had "struck at the dignity of Salvadorans".
  • Mourinho 'really happy' with Luke Shaw

    Mourinho 'really happy' with Luke Shaw

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    I think Shaw might just keep his place for this game . "I know that the club is happy and the owners are happy, they know I'm happy". They have also scored at least twice in each of their last five away games , playing with the aggression that has always been a hallmark of teams led by the Portuguese boss.
  • Koreas united on Winter Olympics

    Koreas united on Winter Olympics

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    South Korea has also proposed that it send a 12-member delegation to North Korea on Tuesday to inspect preparations for a joint cultural event at the North's scenic Diamond Mountain and a training session between non-Olympic skiers at the North's Masik ski resort ahead of the Olympics in the South, the ministry said.
  • Australia Open: Ostapenko bows out, Wozniacki sails into pre-quarters

    Australia Open: Ostapenko bows out, Wozniacki sails into pre-quarters

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    All three Taiwanese yesterday safely negotiated the first round of the women's doubles at the Australian Open, with Latisha Chan, Chan Hao-ching and Hsieh Su-wei advancing to the second round at the first Grand Slam of the year. The 2008 finalist was nearly out of the tournament at 2-5 in the fifth set but claimed five straight games to gain some revenge after Shapovalov ousted him at the US Open.
  • Reason why Draymond Green missed out on 2018 NBA All-Star starting spot

    Reason why Draymond Green missed out on 2018 NBA All-Star starting spot

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    LeBron James and Steph Curry will square off in Los Angeles at the 2018 NBA All-Star game as captains of their respective squads. The captains will be the Eastern and Western Conference All-Star player with the most fan votes. Below are the players who absolutely need to make it and this year's snubs. It has been a little easier to pick the victor in recent times but it looks as though that won't be the case in 2018.
  • Dortmund drops Aubameyang again for Hertha Berlin game

    Dortmund drops Aubameyang again for Hertha Berlin game

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    Arsenal want Aubameyang as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez, who is on the verge of leaving the Emirates for a new challenge with Manchester United . "Overall you look at the achievement of the player over his career". Zorc previously said he does not feel that Aubameyang's behaviour is an attempt to force a move away from Dortmund in the same vein as Ousmane Dembele, who went on strike ahead of his club-record switch to Barcelona.
  • Cards trade Randal Grichuk, add pair of pitchers from Toronto Blue Jays

    Cards trade Randal Grichuk, add pair of pitchers from Toronto Blue Jays

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    Louis. Grichuk, 26, played four seasons with the Cardinals. The Jays outfield has grown very crowded, with Kevin Pillar , Pearce, Ezequiel Carrera and Teoscar Hernandez returning and top prospect Anthony Alford aiming, perhaps, to make the final step to the majors after a breakout season in Double-A.
  • Aussie Open: Federer, Djokovic, del Potro Through

    Aussie Open: Federer, Djokovic, del Potro Through

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    Two of them will meet in the third round. Petra Martic , who sweated through a 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 win over Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum, said she had taken pain killers after the second set to deal with blisters on her feet due to the heat coming through her shoes from the roasting court surface at Rod Laver Arena.
  • Olympian Jordyn Wieber Recounts Nassar Abuse

    Olympian Jordyn Wieber Recounts Nassar Abuse

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    Now, Wieber has come forward as a survivor. Olympic gold medalist and Needham, Massachusetts-native Aly Raisman was among the dozens of athletes who gave powerful impact statements Friday in a MI courtroom ahead of the sentencing of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar .
  • Roy Halladay's Autopsy Finds Traces of Morphine

    Roy Halladay's Autopsy Finds Traces of Morphine

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    Major League Baseball star Roy Halladay had traces of morphine in his system at the time of his fatal plane crash, according to the autopsy report . Medical examiners found that Halladay suffered rib and leg fractures, liver, lung and spleen injuries, as well as a subdural hemorrhage, according to TMZ .