• PSG attacker Julian Draxler speaks out on Bayern Munich rumours

    PSG attacker Julian Draxler speaks out on Bayern Munich rumours

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    However, Draxler, who only joined PSG in January 2017, says that he is solely focused on the Ligue 1 side, who currently sit top of the table, four points ahead of Monaco. "I believe that this is part and parcel of life as a superstar like Neymar ". As a result, a number of players have been tipped to leave PSG, including Lucas Moura, Angel Di Maria and Julian Draxler .
  • Sixers finalizing massive extension with Robert Covington

    Sixers finalizing massive extension with Robert Covington

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    Covington is finalizing a four-year, $62 million extension with the 76ers, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports . He is now third on the team in points per game with 16.8 on 49.7% shooting from the field. As the Philadelphia 76ers prepare for their Wednesday night battle against Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers, it looks like one individual has plenty of extra reasons to be happy when it comes to his contract situation.
  • Oilers trade Jussi Jokinen to Kings for Mike Cammalleri

    Oilers trade Jussi Jokinen to Kings for Mike Cammalleri

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    His most productive season came in 2008-2009 when he scored 39 goals and 82 points with the Calgary Flames. Jokinen signed a one-year deal worth $1.1 million with the Oilers in July. He carries a $1.1 million cap hit. Jokinen can play all three forward positions which allows head coach John Stevens some flexibility in his line up.
  • Home Depot feels the wind at its back in third quarter

    Home Depot feels the wind at its back in third quarter

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    Home Depot's full-year profits and sales forecast boosted again after hurricanes Harvey and Irma spurred demand for flashlights, generators, and rebuilding materials. "Though this quarter was marked by an unprecedented number of natural disasters, including multiple hurricanes, wildfires in the West, and earthquakes in Mexico, the underlying health of our core business remains solid", Craig Menear, Home Depot's Chairman, Chief Executive and President, was quoted as saying in the press ...
  • Christian Eriksen's Conduct Means No Excuse For Anyone Else - Denmark Star

    Christian Eriksen's Conduct Means No Excuse For Anyone Else - Denmark Star

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    It's tempting to wonder what Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp thought of Eriksen when he coached him at Ajax - and what he thinks of him now - given that they seem of such a similar mindset. After his playoff hat trick against Ireland powered his country to next year's World Cup finals, Denmark talisman Christian Eriksen is determined to make the most of playing in Russian Federation next summer.
  • Alaska Airlines will discontinue flying to Havana, Cuba

    Alaska Airlines will discontinue flying to Havana, Cuba

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    About 80 percent of Alaska's flyers to Havana visited under a US allowance for individual "people-to-people" educational travel. The resources that have been devoted to the Havana route will be redeployed to other markets with stronger demand, the airline said.
  • Argentina's Nicolás Otamendi picks positive from Nigeria's loss

    Argentina's Nicolás Otamendi picks positive from Nigeria's loss

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    In the match, an Argentina side without Lionel Messi squandered a two-goal lead and slipped to a shock 4-2 defeat. Iwobi's second goal required a couple extra deft touches to get into space to shoot, after yet another pass from a wide right position - this time from Ahmed Musa - found him in a central position but being closed down quickly by Javier Mascherano in front and Nicolas Otamendi trailing behind.
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    Listen to "Meadow", Stone Temple Pilots' first song with new lead singer

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    Gutt replaces former STP frontman Scott Weiland who passed away in December 2015. Vocalist Chester Bennington fronted Stone Temple Pilots between 2013 and 2015 but left to focus on his work with Linkin Park . The track is called "Meadow", and you can grab it now via digital outlets. "Talk about a happy accident". We'll find out soon enough because you know these guys are going to be on tour for a while.
  • Sir Bradley Wiggins calls drug investigation a 'malicious witch hunt'

    Sir Bradley Wiggins calls drug investigation a 'malicious witch hunt'

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    He explained he has not spoken publicly about the investigation until now "so as not to undermine it", although this has been hard as there has been "widespread and unfounded speculation in the press". "This is a serious concern". U.K. Anti-Doping was investigating whether the product was in fact a banned corticosteroid. "We have always maintained that there was no wrongdoing and we have co-operated fully with UK Anti-Doping over the previous year", Team Sky added.
  • Dak Prescott: Cowboys 'Have To Win' Against Eagles

    Dak Prescott: Cowboys 'Have To Win' Against Eagles

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    Smith also has yet to practice this week as he continues to struggle with his back injury. And if things couldn't get any worse, the team's All Pro linebacker, Sean Lee exited the game early in the first quarter with a hamstring injury. There's a lot of excitement in this building and we know that we're capable of doing something special so that's my biggest thing, is just keep on the grind.
  • Jesus can emulate Brazil great Ronaldo, says Alves

    Jesus can emulate Brazil great Ronaldo, says Alves

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    Their last World Cup victory was inspired by Ronaldo in 2002 but Jesus' continued emergence for Manchester City and his country has increased optimism surrounding their chances, and their captain Dani Alves said: "I wasn't joking when I called him the new Ronaldo".
  • Latest Rumours on Gareth Bale and Kylian Mbappe

    Latest Rumours on Gareth Bale and Kylian Mbappe

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    They have asked to be kept informed of any developments regarding his position at the club. However, Sky Sports pundit and former United striker Terry Gibson feels Madrid should be patient with Bale and not be willing to sell. Gareth Bale has been linked with a move away from Madrid for several transfer windows, with Manchester nearly always the leading potential destination, but apparently this time it's different.
  • Embiid shines with 32 as Sixers edge Clippers, 109-105

    Embiid shines with 32 as Sixers edge Clippers, 109-105

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    The swingman then iced the game, burying four clutch free throws, the final four points of the game. The undrafted player, whom the Sixers signed on November 15, 2014, scored the game's final four points at the foul line. He didn't come close to playing on his NBA All-Star level against Embiid. Through his first 11 games, Embiid is averaging 20.9 points, 10.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.1 steals in 28.5 minutes per game.
  • Australia qualifies for 2018 World Cup with playoff win over Honduras

    Australia qualifies for 2018 World Cup with playoff win over Honduras

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    Australias Mile Jedinak (C) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against Honduras during their Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup Qualifier play-off second leg in Sydney, on Wednesday. "From that perspective, there's nothing of real urgency". Honduras, who had been held to a 0-0 draw in the home leg last week, had been bidding for a third successive World Cup appearance but offered little in attack until Alberth Elis's stoppage-time goal earned the ...
  • Jose Mourinho plays down Premier League title expectations

    Jose Mourinho plays down Premier League title expectations

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    The Portuguese led United to Europa League success previous year and is now aiming to bring the Premier League title to Old Trafford for the first time since 2013. The Red Devils have not given up hope of changing Fellaini's mind but the player, who turns 30 next week, is understood to want more playing time and a longer and more lucrative deal than he was offered.
  • Bills Benching Taylor; New Starting QB Named in Buffalo

    Bills Benching Taylor; New Starting QB Named in Buffalo

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    McDermott also said it is about becoming better as a football team. That's their prerogative. However, Taylor has arguably had just three bad games all season. The last two games - the loss to the Jets, when Taylor got sacked seven times , and last Sunday - finally gave McDermott the window he wanted. Buffalo traded starting receiver Sammy Watkins and starting cornerback Ronald Darby in separate deals on the same day in August.
  • Arsene Wenger says Manchester City are not unstoppable

    Arsene Wenger says Manchester City are not unstoppable

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    Arsenal will plan on targeting Raheem Sterling in January, while Manchester City will maintain their interest in Alexis Sanchez . Sanchez' contract with the London side will expire on June 1 2018, and Arsenal face the dilemma of deciding whether attempting to keep hold of their talisman or cash-out.
  • Panthers-Saints game on December 3 flexed to later start time

    Panthers-Saints game on December 3 flexed to later start time

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    Both networks had weak doubleheader options in those two weeks: Denver-Oakland was scheduled to be the main Week 12 doubleheader game on CBS, but both teams are under.500. That game has been flexed to 4:25pm ET and remains on FOX. The Sunday night game, which is considered the league's premiere television slot, for that week is now scheduled for Green Bay and Pittsburgh.
  • Yankees' Luis Severino finishes third in AL Cy Young race

    Yankees' Luis Severino finishes third in AL Cy Young race

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    Sale had a 17-8 record, 2.90 ERA, 308 strikeouts and a 0.97 WHIP over 32 starts (214 1/3 innings) in his first season with the Red Sox . Corey Kluber pitches during the first inning of Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees at Progressive Field on October 6.
  • Messi has signed Barcelona contract, insists La Liga president

    Messi has signed Barcelona contract, insists La Liga president

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    Yesterday La Liga president Javier Tebas claimed Barcelona have informed him that Messi's contract has been signed unless he has been "lied to". Daily Star: Manchester City and Juventus want to sign Liverpool midfielder Emre Can when his contract expires in the summer.
  • Arkansas AD Jeff Long fired, report says

    Arkansas AD Jeff Long fired, report says

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    He served as Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics from 2008-2017. Bret Bielema lost a long-time supporter on Wednesday, as the school fired athletic director Jeff Long . "So I think they want someone who can come in and really not be okay with Arkansas winning roughly half of its SEC games". He was named national AD of the year in 2013 by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.
  • Ezekiel Elliott finally gives up the fight

    Ezekiel Elliott finally gives up the fight

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    Elliott has chose to forego any further appeals and will serve the remaining suspension", according to a statement announcing Elliott's decision that was issued by his agents, Rocky Arceneaux and Frank Salzano. Elliott, who has always denied the allegations , appealed. Elliott's legal team could've pursued an en banc, or full-court, rehearing in the 2nd Circuit or attempted to escalate the case to the Supreme Court.
  • Coach Gian Piero Ventura sacked by Italy after World Cup fiasco

    Coach Gian Piero Ventura sacked by Italy after World Cup fiasco

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    In a statement announcing the move, the Italian football federation did not say whether he was sacked or had resigned. The Azzurri legend was speaking in the wake of his national side's shock failure to overturn their World Cup play-off first leg deficit against Sweden on Monday night in an interview with Sport360 (h/t the London Evening Standard ).
  • 'One Tree Hill' showrunner Mark Schwahn is accused of sexual harassment

    'One Tree Hill' showrunner Mark Schwahn is accused of sexual harassment

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    Today they've made us all even more proud by standing as a beacon of what is right, and continuing to lead & change the atmosphere of society. "More than one of us is still in treatment for post-traumatic stress". The women claim they had been told that if they came forward with their stories about Schwahn , their show would likely be cancelled. For one another.
  • Race to Dubai victor Henrik Stenson out of 2017 European Tour finale

    Race to Dubai victor Henrik Stenson out of 2017 European Tour finale

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    DP World Tour Championship: Who's in the field? Justin Rose: The 2007 Race to Dubai Champion is now 256,737 points behind Fleetwood in the Race to Dubai, but comes in to the event in incredible form having won the WGC HSBC Champions and the Turkish Airlines Open in successive events.
  • Joe Flacco Nominated for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

    Joe Flacco Nominated for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

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    The Art Rooney Award was created in 2014 and is named after Art Rooney, the late founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers . Previous year the award went to Colts running back and former 49ers star Frank Gore . Past winners are Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals in 2014, Charles Woodson of the Raiders in 2015 and Frank Gore of the Indianapolis Colts last season.
  • Watch Champions Classic online

    Watch Champions Classic online

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    It'll be MSU's Miles Bridges against whoever Duke throws at him, and it's likely more than one Blue Devil will spend the evening trying to slow down this candidate for national player of the year - with "slow" the operative word. A nice matchup between Mike Krzyzewski and Izzo to start the year? There's just something about this Tom Izzo team that makes me believe that they will win this game at this time - plus Izzo has a history of pulling off upsets on neutral courts.
  • Locker rooms robbed in Bank of Baroda in a dramatic style

    Locker rooms robbed in Bank of Baroda in a dramatic style

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    The police recovered a hammer and a sickle from the bank branch. The thieves had allegedly rented a place, located two shops after the bank branch, in May. Everyone, from those worked at those shops to those who visited it, started jogging their memory for answers on whether they had seen anything suspicious over the past five months.
  • Petr Cech tells Tottenham to win trophy to match Arsenal success

    Petr Cech tells Tottenham to win trophy to match Arsenal success

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    He told Sky Sports: "The north London derby always tends to be an entertaining affair, with a lot of goals and a lot of talented players, and I think it has been more interesting over recent years with the teams being evenly matched". "Our target is to win the title". 'There is always one odd year where things can change, but the most important thing for us is competing against the other teams for the Premier League title and for the glory.
  • Case Keenum throws four touchdown passes in win over Redskins

    Case Keenum throws four touchdown passes in win over Redskins

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    Fantasy Impact Overall, it was a fantastic effort from Keenum, though his two interceptions, which came on back-to-back throws, allowed the Redskins to get back into the game after it was well in hand. This was Harris' first game action this season - he last played in January - and the score represented the first TD of his career. Is that more hard for you guys as an offense, where you feel extra pressure because you've got to match that? "We're right where we want to be, but our work isn't ...
  • Dave Roberts Finishes Second for National League Manager of the Year

    Dave Roberts Finishes Second for National League Manager of the Year

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    It was considered a close competition going in, but Lovullo claimed 18 out of 30 first-place votes. The Diamondbacks improved by 24 games over 2016 in Lovullo's first season. The Twins lost in the one-game Wild Card playoff by the Yankees. Molitor, 61, just finished his third year at the helm of the Twins. He's the first Twins manager to win the award since Ron Gardenhire in 2010 and the third in franchise history (Tom Kelly, 1991).
  • NCAA grants Beverly immediate eligibility

    NCAA grants Beverly immediate eligibility

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    Beverly took two courses at Ohio State before a surprise late coaching change led him to leave. The NCAA has reversed its decision and will allow N.C. He is very grateful. Beverly was taking summer school classes when Matta was let go. "Braxton is ready to compete for the N.C. State Wolfpack!" "When (Wolfpack coach Kevin Keatts) told me that my appeal had been denied earlier this week, I could tell how upset he was", Beverly wrote on his personal blog .
  • Panthers WR Samuel out for season with ankle injury

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    Samuel had five catches for 45 yards against the Dolphins, but did drop a touchdown pass on the play in which he was hurt. As quarterback Cam Newton said, Samuel finally appeared to be "on the cusp". Samuel is a second-round pick out of Ohio State who recently entered the starting lineup after the Panthers dealt Kelvin Benjamin to Buffalo. "I think it's kind of a collective effort".
  • Eriksen hits hatrick to sink Ireland

    Eriksen hits hatrick to sink Ireland

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    Eriksen scored two more goals, showing his complete superiority on the pitch, suggesting that Ireland's lack of a World Class player in this encounter left them out of the World Cup. "I think we improved our game a lot and of course Ireland let us play a bit more, which we did". "I'm very pleased for the team, this is a hard place to play football - they're compact and good defensively, so scoring five against Ireland does not happen very often".
  • Arsene Wenger drops hint over his next job after Arsenal

    Arsene Wenger drops hint over his next job after Arsenal

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    Sanchez whose current contract expires at the end of the season can leave for free next summer, though City are keen to land the Chilean for a cut-price in the New Year. "I haven't decided that but it is a fact that my life is linked with football". And according to the Telegraph, the Frenchman was their also their preferred choice for the role when Roy Hodgson resigned in the wake of England's defeat by Iceland at Euro 2016.
  • Dak Prescott says Cowboys

    Dak Prescott says Cowboys "have to win" vs. Eagles

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    The Eagles haven't lost any sleep since paying a steep price in the 2016 draft to trade up and select Carson Wentz second overall. And most importantly it's a big game because it's the next one that we play. Fish reported on Monday that the Cowboys are "deeply concerned" that linebacker Sean Lee will not play in Sunday's NFC East showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles after he aggravated his hamstring injury.
  • Tennessee State Player Expelled From School For Punching Out Coach During Game

    Tennessee State Player Expelled From School For Punching Out Coach During Game

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    It is still unclear what sparked Lee's rage, but head coach Rod Reed immediately dismissed him from the sidelines and then kicked him off the team after the game. "We, of course, do not condone any act of violence within our department and are very disturbed by the action of one of our students", TSU athletics director Teresa Phillips said in a statement .