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Coutinho , who joined Barca from Liverpool for a club record 142 million pounds ($197.66 million) in January, had been on the pitch less than three minutes when he scored, while Ivan Rakitic stretched the vistors' lead eight minutes from time.
  • Unstoppable Kohli hits 34th ODI ton, takes India to 303

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    Needing to mount the highest successful run chase at the ground, South Africa fell woefully short and were bowled out for 179 as spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav took 4-46 and 4-23 respectively. It could have been different, though. Kagiso Rabada has been a thorn in Rohit Sharma's flesh in this series. He immediately asked for DRS review, which showed an inside edge and the decision was overturned.
  • Bertuzzi's major dooms Red Wings in late collapse

    Bertuzzi's major dooms Red Wings in late collapse

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    Bertuzzi's unnecessary slash to Cal Clutterbuck's knee late in the third period resulted in a five-minute major and match penalty. Brock Nelson completed his hat trick at 3:15 of overtime, giving the New York Islanders an unexpected 7-6 overtime victory over the Red Wings.
  • Big boost for SA as De Villiers returns

    Big boost for SA as De Villiers returns

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    India have lost to South Africa thrice in four matches in Johannesburg , with their only victory coming in a dramatic 1-run win over the hosts in 2011. "When AB talks you listen because it's always helpful". "We can't lose the series so that is a huge boost for the team", said Kohli . "I think there should be a plan".
  • These Are the Five Can't-Miss Events of the 2018 Winter Games

    These Are the Five Can't-Miss Events of the 2018 Winter Games

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    It's hard to predict if Tennell's meteoric rise will continue in PyeongChang, but she's certainly proved that anything is possible. Nathan Chen , 18, is a favourite to medal in the olympics. He even chose to come out of retirement to land back on the Nashville Predators roster for one final hurrah, making the singer even that much more interested in the sport during the 2018 Games.
  • Africa displays colour and style at the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

    Africa displays colour and style at the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

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    It is the first time in over a decade for a South Korean president to hold formal talks with high-ranking North Korean officials. It was the rivals' first joint Olympic march since 2007. Davis lost a coin flip after a tie vote for the honor and did not attend the ceremony. Which is why Washington's threat of more sanctions against North Korea is not the smartest decision.
  • Absent Mahrez casts shadow but boss Puel calling for a united front

    Absent Mahrez casts shadow but boss Puel calling for a united front

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    Jose Mourinho has no desire to sell the 28-year-old, but the manager's reluctance to drop either Paul Pogba or Nemanja Matic has seen Herrera's minutes dwindle. Despite the arrival of Aymeric Laporte in the January transfer window, Pep Guardiola is reportedly keen on defensive reinforcements but with Jose Mourinho now starting yet another tug-of-war, like for Alexis Sanchez, the Sky Blues may be priced out of a move.
  • Yoel Romero misses weight ahead of UFC 221 fight with Luke Rockhold

    Yoel Romero misses weight ahead of UFC 221 fight with Luke Rockhold

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    Yoel Romero will not be fighting for the interim UFC middleweight championship at UFC 221 on Saturday night . Keep in mind that if Rockhold wins the fight then he is the interim champion. The Cuban Romero saw an eight-fight Octagon winning streak snapped last July against current titleholder Robert Whittaker. Romero was slated to take on former World Series Of Fighting two-division champion David Branch on February 24, however, an injury to Whittaker allowed the charismatic middleweight the ...
  • Philadelphia cleaning up after Super Bowl parade

    Philadelphia cleaning up after Super Bowl parade

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    But now as an adult, she said she better understands how significant winning a championship is for Philadelphia . The team's stars rode through the streets on an open-top bus that was showered in confetti along the way. That's the point. Winning and losing isn't just about how many points the winning team scores, but also how many they don't allow the other team to score.
  • David Moyes prepared to use Patrice Evra against Watford

    David Moyes prepared to use Patrice Evra against Watford

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    He previously spent eight-and-a-half years at Manchester United - including the 2013/14 season alongside Moyes - and was sacked by Marseille earlier this season and banned by UEFA following an altercation with a supporter. "In life, nobody gave me anything for free, so that's why I know I have to work hard and that's what I like to do". Hopefully we can get him ready as quick as possible.
  • Bernardeschi, Higuain put Juventus top amid VAR fiasco

    Bernardeschi, Higuain put Juventus top amid VAR fiasco

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    Jordan Veretout went up to take the spot-kick but after a three-minute viewing referee Marco Guida instead chose to award the visitors a free-kick for a supposed Benassi offside in the run-up. A high scoring-affair should be on the cards as Fiorentina has scored in their last five games, while conceding more than two goals in two of their last three matches.
  • Oggi iniziano le Olimpiadi invernali 2018

    Oggi iniziano le Olimpiadi invernali 2018

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    Domani sono in pista per le prime gare e darò il massimo". Nel banchetto che ha preceduto la cerimonia , le rappresentanze di Corea del Sud e del Nord si sono accomodate a brevissima distanza. A partire dall'8 marzo e fino al 18 marzo sarà il turno dell'edizione numero XII dei Giochi paralimpici invernali , sempre nella contea di PyeongChang , in Corea del Sud .
  • Awkward diplomacy on show as 'peace' Games begin

    Awkward diplomacy on show as 'peace' Games begin

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    She remains perhaps the country's most popular sports personality and has worked as a goodwill ambassador to promote the Pyeongchang Games. Their co-handling of the torch, and their symbolic moment with Korean idol Kim was one of the most exciting moments for many in Korea and overseas.
  • These Hot Olympic Athletes Will Be Heating Up the Games in Pyeongchang

    These Hot Olympic Athletes Will Be Heating Up the Games in Pyeongchang

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    All of the Hudsons Pubs in the city are planning to change their hours of operation for gold medal hockey games, which has become an Olympic tradition for them. "We have confidence to make some progress in 2022". When the joint team played its first game against Sweden last Sunday, Hwang was one of four North Koreans in the lineup.
  • Lonzo Ball's Girlfriend Is Reportedly Pregnant With Their First Child

    Lonzo Ball's Girlfriend Is Reportedly Pregnant With Their First Child

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    TMZ Sports 'confirmed" Wednesday that the 20-year-old National Basketball Association point guard's babymama is four months along following her ominous tweet Tuesday reading: "I've never been so overwhelmed'. She has been prominently featured on the family's Ball in the Family reality show and is part of the Big Baller Brand women's line. No word on whether it's a boy or a girl.
  • All The Sports North Korea Will Compete In At The Olympics [SLIDESHOW]

    All The Sports North Korea Will Compete In At The Olympics [SLIDESHOW]

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    Warmbier is set to attend the opening ceremony on Friday as a guest of the vice president. Julian Zhi Jie Yee of Malaysia carries the national flag. Trump and Kim Jong Un (impersonators) meet at the Olympics! That meant Pence was mere feet away from Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of North Korean head of state Kim Jong-un.
  • LeBron James With Triple-Double and Game-Winner vs T-Wolves

    LeBron James With Triple-Double and Game-Winner vs T-Wolves

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    Just like that, the Cavs traded almost half their roster, got younger and maybe wedged themselves back into contention to make a fourth straight Finals appearance against Golden State. In Jordan and Nance, whose father played for Cleveland, the Cavs are adding a pair of young players with upside. And with added talent, they should be able to do more than just hang.
  • Serena to make comeback in Fed Cup doubles

    Serena to make comeback in Fed Cup doubles

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    For now, she appears to be easing her way in and was not named as the United States first or second singles player in a powerful USA team that includes elder sister Venus, world number 17 CoCo Vandeweghe and world number 62 Lauren Davis .
  • Depleted Leicester City Short of Striking Options Ahead of Man City Clash

    Depleted Leicester City Short of Striking Options Ahead of Man City Clash

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    Riyad Mahrez has released a statement outlining his full commitment to Leicester City after being accused of going AWOL over the past nine days. Neville launched a scathing attack on Guardiola while he was on punditry duty for Sky Sports last weekend, following the City manager's decision to name only six substitutes for their Premier League game against Burnley .
  • US Alpine skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin rested, ready for Olympics

    US Alpine skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin rested, ready for Olympics

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    How the Winter Olympics will miss her, a bonefide, full-bore, max blonde, Hollywood turn, who happens to be pretty good on skis, too. Lindsey Vonn is back at the Winter Olympics after missing the 2014 Sochi Games with a knee injury. I miss him so much. I'm very happy with how I feel physically, mentally and on skis'. International Ski Federation (FIS) chief race director Markus Waldner said at Friday's team captains' meeting that organisers were prepared for a lot more disruption over ...
  • Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz proposes to girlfriend at Kentucky Castle

    Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz proposes to girlfriend at Kentucky Castle

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    Which begs the question: now what? His one year of success was when the offense he played in was a novelty. "You need two quarterbacks, and there's a chance they might just keep him". They had an inkling then of what was to come. I have no idea what my future holds. And give Nick Foles credit; not many , if any at all, would have bet on him in a shootout with the G.O.A.T., Tom Brady.
  • Why Chris Broussard Believes Cavs 'Clearly' Are Better Than Celtics After Trades

    Why Chris Broussard Believes Cavs 'Clearly' Are Better Than Celtics After Trades

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    LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers puts pressure on Jordan Clarkson #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half at Quicken Loans Arena on February 10, 2016 in Cleveland. "He gets to go back home and that's how it should be", James said. Altman said he wanted to "shuffle the deck" and re-energise the Cavaliers . "I definitely wish all six guys.
  • England v Wales live on the big screen at Sardis

    England v Wales live on the big screen at Sardis

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    No doubt they'll have respect for England , they're a different animal, but Wales will be confident. "They've got some world-class players now coming off the bench to strengthen that squad". It will be different to playing against Scotland. "There's a lot of experience on either side, but who has Patchell going to look for?" Cape Town - Warren Gatland has touted Eddie Jones to take over from him as the next British and Irish Lions coach for the 2021 tour of South Africa .
  • Arsenal boss Wenger: We should've sold Alexis earlier and bought top defender

    Arsenal boss Wenger: We should've sold Alexis earlier and bought top defender

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    The Chilean had made his intention to leave the club, and was almost sold to Manchester City on deadline day back in the summer, but ended up having to stay put, and his performances from that point onwards were questioned. The 29-year-old admits that he left Arsenal in order to "develop and learn as a player" and hopes to make the most of his time with his new club.
  • Man United star to win new contract before end of the season

    Man United star to win new contract before end of the season

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    However, the Portuguese coach says he enjoys his visits to the home of the Magpies , especially given that it is there that his mentor, Sir Bobby Robson, managed his home town club. It's hard to understand. Having gone back and forth on whether or not Shaw would be able to fulfill his potential on the left side of Manchester United's defence , Mourinho has confirmed that the left-back has finally proven his worth.
  • Antonio Conte not considering Chelsea axe

    Antonio Conte not considering Chelsea axe

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    The West Londoners find themselves trailing league leaders Manchester City by a substantial gap of 19 points, having lost to both Bournemouth and Watford in the space of the last week. "I think it ticks all the boxes. You very well the importance of the player". The former Juventus and Italy boss has come under fire this season, following an nearly non-existent Premier League title defence, which has seen the Blues slump to six defeats and sit in fourth place.
  • 76ers' Ben Simmons can't figure out why he isn't an All-Star

    76ers' Ben Simmons can't figure out why he isn't an All-Star

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    Simmons, who is from Australia, is having an outstanding season, but it still wasn't enough. Australian centre Andrew Bogut also shared his surprise, tweeting: "Wow, Ben Simmons can't get any love". Watts stood up and gave a fiery speech about Simmons' snub, complete with slamming fists and statistics to back up his argument. Ahead of Friday's announcement, Simmons' Philadelphia 76ers teammate Joel Embiid urged the National Basketball Association not to err by leaving the Australian ...
  • Unified: Korea marches together at 2018 Opening Ceremony

    Unified: Korea marches together at 2018 Opening Ceremony

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who wants to harness the Olympic spirit to pave the way for talks over the North's nuclear and missile program, warmly shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's smiling sister as well as the North's nominal head of state.
  • Trade Grades: Cavs Remake Backcourt With Deal for Rodney Hood, George Hill

    Trade Grades: Cavs Remake Backcourt With Deal for Rodney Hood, George Hill

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    The Cavs are sending Jae Crowder and Derrick Rose to the Jazz and the Kings will receive Iman Shumpert , Joe Johnson , Miami's 2020 second-round pick from Cleveland and $3 million in cash. He wasn't getting much playing time. Hood was averaging a career-best 16.8 points while shooting 38.9 percent from three in his fourth season out of Duke.
  • George Hill: What the point guard brings to the Cleveland Cavaliers

    George Hill: What the point guard brings to the Cleveland Cavaliers

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    According to Woj , Cleveland will send Jae Crowder and Derrick Rose to Utah. The Cavs seemingly had a deal in place to acquire George Hill from the Kings two weeks ago, but talks stalled due to concerns that LeBron James will leave the team in free agency this summer and Hill's reluctance agree to a potential buyout.
  • USOC official: US Olympic system failed abused gymnasts

    USOC official: US Olympic system failed abused gymnasts

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    The ongoing independent investigation aims to find out "who knew what" and what they did with any information. "That was simply a mistake", he said . Center for SafeSport, which is responsible for investigating all abuse cases involving Olympic athletes. Could we have done more? "We could we have done more, of course you can always do more".
  • Ballard to Patriots: 'The rivalry is back on'

    Ballard to Patriots: 'The rivalry is back on'

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    Since the Colts drafted Andrew Luck in 2012, they have lost five straight games to the Patriots by an average of 24.6 points. Later that day, McDaniels informed Ballard he was returning to New England as offensive coordinator. The Colts have lost seven straight games to New England. "If the owner develops a relationship with him, he has a chance", this exec said of McDaniels , "but GMs will be scared to death".
  • Rays' owner wants to make Tampa the team's home

    Rays' owner wants to make Tampa the team's home

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    The team's announcement is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. ET, at the Tampa Baseball Museum. There are still a number of obstacles to the Rays moving into a new stadium. Mayor Bob Buckhorn also took the podium, thanking St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman for having "the courage to do the right thing to make sure Rays stay in our region".
  • Liam Miller Passes Away, Aged 36

    Liam Miller Passes Away, Aged 36

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    Miller, who last turned out for U.S. side Wilmington Hammerheads FC, played 26 times for the Parkhead side before signing a pre-contract agreement with Manchester United in 2004. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. All our thoughts go out to them. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time".
  • Detroit Lions extend contract of general manager Bob Quinn

    Detroit Lions extend contract of general manager Bob Quinn

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    After working as a graduate assistant at Virginia (1994-96), Golden went on to coach the linebackers at Boston College (1997-99) and Penn State (2000) before being named Virginia's defensive coordinator from 2001-05. So there is a great background that we both share. "You have to control the game in order to win". Lions general manager Bob Quinn fired coach Jim Caldwell last month with a 36-28 mark over four years and two playoff appearances.
  • Super Bowl LII Averaged 103.4 Million Viewers

    Super Bowl LII Averaged 103.4 Million Viewers

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    Then, it was Foles to wideout Alshon Jeffery for the longest touchdown in Eagles Super Bowl history, a 34-yard deep ball that featured an absolutely ridiculous grab by Jeffery. "With an all-time Top 10 audience, the Super Bowl once again proved that it's the most dominant and consistent property on television", said Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Broadcasting & Sports.
  • Senate Spending Bills In Peril As Last-Minute Objections Arise

    Senate Spending Bills In Peril As Last-Minute Objections Arise

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    Senate leaders pressed to approve the measure Thursday and send it to the House for a confirming vote before the government begins to shut down at midnight. It now goes to the House, which will vote Friday morning. Markets barely flinched at the last shutdown in January, but that was before a dizzying selloff that started on Jan.
  • Philippe Coutinho savours

    Philippe Coutinho savours "special moment" following first Barcelona goal

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    Social media blew up this morning after former Reds Luis Suarez and recently departed Philippe Coutinho combined to score Barcelona's opening goal this morning. What did you think of Coutinho's first goal for the Blaugrana? "So the first final is really important for me". "We thought it would be very hard and that's how it was, but we're going home with the final ticket in our pocket".