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Arizona Cardinals free safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) celebrates his interception against the Chicago Bears during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. He suffered a torn ACL in December 2015 and landed on injured reserve a year later after dealing with a lingering shoulder problem. However, his production has been on the decline in recent years and he finished last season with one sack, two picks and seven pass breakups.
  • Manchester City look to Bundesliga superstar after cooling interest in Fred

    Manchester City look to Bundesliga superstar after cooling interest in Fred

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    The Mail Online understand that Manchester City will not be pursuing a deal to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred . Meanwhile, José Mourinho is also looking to sign the combative Fred after his impressive performance in the Champions League this season, with United's interest in the Brazil global convincing their city rivals to line up other options.
  • CNBC's Cramer Says Colleague Larry Kudlow is Leader to Replace Cohn

    CNBC's Cramer Says Colleague Larry Kudlow is Leader to Replace Cohn

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    Chris Liddell, a former executive at Microsoft Corp MSFT.O and General Motors Co GM.N , is also under consideration for the job, a White House official said on Sunday. as a negotiating point". Kudlow, a free trade advocate and CNBC commentator, has also publicly criticized the president's tariff plan, but Trump said they agreed on most matters.
  • Russian Federation hits back at United Kingdom, cites 2018 World Cup

    Russian Federation hits back at United Kingdom, cites 2018 World Cup

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    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has previously hinted at a boycott. But prime minister Theresa May's confirmation that a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed exclusively by Russian Federation was used to poison a former double agent on British soil has raised the stakes and thrown World Cup participation back into the mix in terms of how Britain will respond.
  • Jose Mourinho on Champions League exit

    Jose Mourinho on Champions League exit

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    And Hamann feels the Manchester United fans should be deeply concerned that Mourinho tried to talk about his own past glories after his side were ignominiously knocked out of the Champions League . But at home? With United's traditions? He was defensive when quizzed by Spanish-speaking reporters, with one asking if it was an acceptable performance by United given the difference in finance.
  • Aaron Rodgers Pays Tribute To Jordy Nelson

    Aaron Rodgers Pays Tribute To Jordy Nelson

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    Back then, Nelson was an incoming rookie for the Packers, while Rodgers was getting ready to be the starting quarterback in Green Bay for the first time. And whatever this is worth, according to several former teammates' responses on Twitter after his release and others' testaments, Nelson is considered a top-tier locker-room presence.
  • Mourinho begs Manchester United fans to be patient with Sanchez

    Mourinho begs Manchester United fans to be patient with Sanchez

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    The Chilean hit man's mega move was touted as one of the best for United in recent times and deservingly so as United's fierce rivals were also competing for his signatures and he was arriving from the clutches of another rival. This stadium tonight was quiet and that's down to the players". José Mourinho claimed that "everything has to change" at Manchester United if they are to rejoin Europe's elite after they crashed out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage with a ...
  • Signing Carlos Hyde shouldn't keep Browns from drafting Saquon Barkley

    Signing Carlos Hyde shouldn't keep Browns from drafting Saquon Barkley

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    Hyde had a four-plus yard per carry average in each of his first three seasons. He played in all 16 games for the first time in 2017, with 938 rushing yards and career-highs in rushing touchdowns (eight) and receptions (59). Hyde's arrival may spell the end of Isaiah Crowell's tenure with the Browns, and it creates some question about whether Cleveland will pursue Penn State running back Saquon Barkley with the No.
  • Venus tames sister Serena

    Venus tames sister Serena

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    Wozniacki said the court conditions were hard but she managed to make the adjustments. Hopefully she decides to play a lot and enjoy herself in the process and get back to who knows how high? "I can't really replicate the situation no matter how much I do in practice".
  • Packers to release star WR Jordy Nelson

    Packers to release star WR Jordy Nelson

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    The Green Bay Packers fans wanted the new GM Brian Gutekunst to be more aggressive in free agency, and, when they saw several marquee free agents, such as Allen Robinson and Trey Burton land with other teams early in the day, the murmurs of a new GM but the same old plan started circulating.
  • Denver Broncos going after free-agent fix at quarterback

    Denver Broncos going after free-agent fix at quarterback

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    The only other quarterback now signed by the Vikings is former undrafted free agent Kyle Sloter. After stepping in as starting QB for the Minnesota Vikings in Week 2 of the 2017 season, Keenum led the team to a 13-3 record, including a trip to the NFC Championship game where they lost to the eventual Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Staying in Duval: Jaguars re-signing Marqise Lee

    Staying in Duval: Jaguars re-signing Marqise Lee

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    After going against paying for Allen Robinson to stay, the Jacksonville Jaguars have chosen to give a new contract to Marqise Lee . Moncrief will theoretically replace Allen Robinson , who reportedly signed with the Chicago Bears , but he joins a crowded wide receiver group in Jacksonville that now includes Marqise Lee, Allen Hurns, Dede Westbrook, and Keelan Cole.
  • Giants Sign Former Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart to Two-Year Deal

    Giants Sign Former Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart to Two-Year Deal

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    Before the 2012 season, he got a five-year, $37.8 million contract extension with $23 million guaranteed, then got a one-year, $8 million extension before the 2017 season. At the very least, the Giants will utilize Stewart on first and second downs this season, but Wayne Gallman and potentially a 2018 draft pick will eat into his overall volume.
  • Browns still awaiting decision from star tackle Joe Thomas

    Browns still awaiting decision from star tackle Joe Thomas

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    He is going to become NFL's highest paid guard - $13.3 million average. After losing out on Andrew Norwell , their search for offensive line help continues. It will be tough for the Giants to sign Solder. Solder (6-foot-8, 325 pounds) was selected by the Patriots in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Colorado.
  • Michael Carrick Announces Retirement From Football

    Michael Carrick Announces Retirement From Football

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    He also had loan stints with Swindon Town and Birmingham City early in his career. Manchester United have won the Premier League title since 2013. "But that quickly passed, and I got back fit and I wanted to finish on my own terms, really, where at least I could decide and not be forced because of that".
  • Roger Federer crushes Filip Krajinovic in Indian Wells last 32

    Roger Federer crushes Filip Krajinovic in Indian Wells last 32

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    The world No.1 - who has a flawless 13-0 record this year - is the defending champion and is bidding for a sixth Indian Wells title. Djokovic took six months off after Wimbledon past year and returned at January's Australian Open, where he lost in the fourth round.
  • Tottenham Hotspur: Eric Dier a doubt for Bournemouth trip

    Tottenham Hotspur: Eric Dier a doubt for Bournemouth trip

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    Vertonghen added: "It was a tough one to take on Wednesday and we spoke a lot about it, but we had a hard game with Bournemouth coming up, so we knew we had to be strong physically and mentally". Bournemouth have lost four of their five Premier League meetings with Tottenham, with the exception being a 0-0 draw in this exact fixture last season.
  • Kerber overwhelms Garcia to make Indian Wells quarterfinals

    Kerber overwhelms Garcia to make Indian Wells quarterfinals

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    Halep needs to reach the final at the Tennis Garden to hang onto her top WTA ranking against a charge from Australian Open victor and formerly top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki . The Croatian tennis player's run at Indian Wells has featured a win over sixth seeded Jelena Ostapenko. Fifth seed Karolina Pliskova ended teenage American Amanda Anisimova's run with a 6-1 7-6 (7-2) victory.
  • Ovechkin scores twice to reach 600 goals in Caps' win over Jets

    Ovechkin scores twice to reach 600 goals in Caps' win over Jets

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    The Caps captain duly scored a brace to successfully fill in the gap in his 990th regular-season game. Kuznetsov notched the secondary assist on Ovi's milestone goal. Ovechkin is now 32-year-old and he'll need to average about 29 goals-per-year over the next 10 seasons to surpass Gretzky at 894. "So the whole family's happy, that's the most important thing".
  • Solar investments pouring into India

    Solar investments pouring into India

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    ENGIE said it signed more solar and wind power projects with a combined capacity of 608 MW of peak capacity, with the majority coming from solar energy . In Tajikistan, a GCF grant of $5 million, combined with an equivalent grant from ADB, will support capacity building of the national weather forecasting entity, the State Agency for Hydrometeorology, to produce timely and accurate forecasting of climate-related extreme weather events.
  • Ravens cut RB Danny Woodhead, freeing up salary cap room

    Ravens cut RB Danny Woodhead, freeing up salary cap room

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    In the last two seasons he has played all 16 games Woodhead had 76 (2013) and 81 receptions (2015), with six receiving touchdowns in each, and he averaged over four catches per game a year ago. Woodhead will now become a free agent in search of a new team, which would be his fifth since entering the league undrafted in 2009. "Thanks to the Ravens organization for the a year ago!" Both scored six touchdowns.
  • Barcelona star says Nou Camp spell has become living hell

    Barcelona star says Nou Camp spell has become living hell

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    With pressure I feel fine, but with pressure on myself, I don't. The notion of not wanting to leave the house has happened to me on more than one occasion. "Players and coaches are [generally] careful not to show any insecurity or weakness and André has done so, which is fearless, but it is not new and he is not the only one - it has happened to us all in one way or another and we have to find ways of confronting that and carrying on", Valverde added.
  • Hunter makes his pitch, helps Phillies land Jake Arrieta

    Hunter makes his pitch, helps Phillies land Jake Arrieta

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    A rebuild doesn't mean you can't win now. General manager Matt Klentak praised the organization's "incredible family culture" and Kapler for promoting a "loose, comfortable environment" that allows the team to attract big-time players. Arrieta earned NL Pitcher of the Month and NL Pitcher of the Week honors four times over his five year tenure with the Cubs. As Corey Seidman of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports , however, Arrieta still intends to be ready for the start of the regular season.
  • Case closed? Broncos going after free agent fix at quarterback

    Case closed? Broncos going after free agent fix at quarterback

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    As I've said all offseason, what makes this a non-ideal move for the Broncos is creating a quarterback competition and letting a rookie drafted in the top five sit on the bench for any period of time. Teams looking for his services will are now narrowed down to the Vikings, Jets or Cardinals. Then, yesterday, as pointed out locally by 104.3 The Fan's Zak Bye, Cousin penned a goodbye blog to Washington fans that tagged the Jets and the Vikings, but not the Broncos.
  • Broncos Country will be Case Keenum Country, according to report

    Broncos Country will be Case Keenum Country, according to report

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    Keenum was great for the Vikings last season, but he had his "what are you doing?" moments and I don't know if a fanbase can be completely comfortable with Keenum, who was very average in his first four seasons in the NFL. "I still think we're not too far away", Elway said at the combine. Keenum must now go out and prove Elway and the front office right in their evaluation of him as being the better fit for the Broncos.
  • Edin Dzeko powers Roma into UEFA Q/finals

    Edin Dzeko powers Roma into UEFA Q/finals

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    Edin Dzeko's second-half goal was just enough for AS Roma to win their Champions League knockout stage tie against Shakhtar Donetsk after losing the first leg in Ukraine. Here we look at some of the best Opta numbers ahead of the two matches. They survived a scare at the other end on 10 minutes, however, when Alessandro Florenzi diverted a free-kick just wide of his own goal with an attempted clearing header.
  • Albert Wilson Signing with Miami Dolphins

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    Wilson averaged 7.0 FanDuel points per game last season, with 42 catches (62 targets) for 554 yards and 3 touchdowns. Wilson had two touchdown catches in four career playoff games, and he ran for a 55-yard touchdown on a fake punt in a one-point win over the Super Bowl-bound Atlanta Falcons in December 2016.
  • Teddy Bridgewater Reportedly Nearing Jets Contract After 4 Years with Vikings

    Teddy Bridgewater Reportedly Nearing Jets Contract After 4 Years with Vikings

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    Kirk Cousins' list of possible suitors was narrowed down to the Jets , Vikings and Cardinals on Tuesday. There were plenty of rumors tying Cousins to the Vikings, and now it's all but official. As much as I like Case Keenum, and as much as I like the quarterbacks in this year's draft class, I don't really like the idea of one of them sitting on the bench for the Broncos .
  • Eagles to sign DL Haloti Ngata | 3 observations, what it means

    Eagles to sign DL Haloti Ngata | 3 observations, what it means

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    Ngata won't have to play a heavy snap count in Philadelphia, so if he can play at (or near) that level of production, he'll be a valuable defensive line piece. Ngata will likely take the snaps of free agent Beau Allen backing up star tackles Timmy Jernigan and Fletcher Cox along the interior of the Eagles line.
  • Packers signing Muhammad Wilkerson to one-year deal, per report

    Packers signing Muhammad Wilkerson to one-year deal, per report

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    Wilkerson, 28, is a seven-year veteran with the New York Jets . Now, the Green Bay Packers will hope to get the player that Wilkerson was earlier in his career after they agreed to terms with him, according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN . By then, the organization had decided Wilkerson's fate. It was a significant decline for Wilkerson, a 2011 first-round pick who once appeared to be on the verge of stardom.
  • Broken wrist benches UVA's Hunter for NCAA Tournament

    Broken wrist benches UVA's Hunter for NCAA Tournament

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    Hunter will have surgery on the injury next Monday. He is expected to make a full recovery and be out for 10 to 12 weeks. The Cavs beat UNC in Saturday night's ACC championship game. The 6-foot-7 redshirt freshman averaged 12.3 points per game since January 3, scoring both from the low block and from behind the arc. Hunter could defend multiple positions and he posed matchup problems on offense for opposing forwards.
  • Harry Kane 'out until May' with World Cup dream under real threat

    Harry Kane 'out until May' with World Cup dream under real threat

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    Tottenham striker Harry Kane looks set to be fit for just the club's last three league games of the season after suffering a serious injury against Bournemouth on Saturday, according to a report. The Football Association's medical department spoke to Spurs on Tuesday and are awaiting updates on Kane, who is suspected to have suffered ankle ligament damage.
  • National Football League free agency rumors: Kirk Cousins likely to sign with Vikings

    National Football League free agency rumors: Kirk Cousins likely to sign with Vikings

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    Head coach Vance Joseph and offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave said prior to past year that they wanted to make running the football a priority, and they did, totaling the eighth-most rushing attempts in all of football. According to ESPN , the Cardinals and Jets are expecting Cousins to sign with the Vikings. The Jets did not lose enough games last season , with Josh McCown mostly under center, to get a top-five choice in this year's draft and thus have their pick of the top ...
  • Jets re-sign quarterback Josh McCown and some fans are NOT happy

    Jets re-sign quarterback Josh McCown and some fans are NOT happy

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    It is still remarkable that he is still in the league and poised to become a starting quarterback again after a dislocated knee during training camp prior to the 2016 season nearly led to the amputation of his leg. He also tied for the team lead with five rushing touchdowns. In that game, he threw two passes, and one was intercepted. Despite the abbreviated campaign, McCown was voted team MVP by his Jets teammates.
  • Warriors drop second game in a row without Stephen Curry

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    When it gets to that point, some teams may be overwhelmed by the moment. More importantly, it gave the Timberwolves a much-needed victory in the cowboy shootout that is the Western Conference playoff race. Cook finished the game with four points, four rebounds and two assists in place of Steph. Donovan Mitchell scored 27 points as the Jazz won their sixth in a row.
  • Philadelphia Eagles: Brent Celek will always be a legend to fans

    Philadelphia Eagles: Brent Celek will always be a legend to fans

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    It's a bittersweet day for the Philadelphia Eagles as tight end Brent Celek has been released. Celek, the Eagles' longest-tenured player to that point, was set to cost $5 million against the Eagles' salary cap for 2018. During that decade-plus in the league, Celek has missed just one out of a possible 176 games, which is an incredible feat. Celek, 33, is one of the best tight ends in Eagles history.
  • Daniel upsets Djokovic at Indian Wells, Nishikori pulls out

    Daniel upsets Djokovic at Indian Wells, Nishikori pulls out

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    Both Djokovic and Edmund were making their first appearances since the Australian Open. On his return from right elbow surgery, Djokovic looked a pale shadow of his former self as he went down 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-1 to make a quick exit from a tournament he has won five times in the past.
  • Marcus Smart out indefinitely after tearing tendon in thumb

    Marcus Smart out indefinitely after tearing tendon in thumb

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    Smart hit the floor often during the Celtics' Sunday night loss to IN, but one first half battle for the ball IN particular had a foreboding effect IN the form of a jammed thumb. That appears to be confirmed by this latest update, as the Celtics organization doesn't believe Irving's injury is anything overly serious. Even if the diagnosis is confirmed to be a torn right thumb, Smart may not necessarily require surgery and could play through the injury.