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Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard scores career-high vs. Jazz

Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard scores career-high vs. Jazz

Dante Exum suited up (and had a great game, I might add), but he was also ailing from right shoulder soreness. Raptors: Toronto is 5-2 on New Year's Day, including a 4-0 mark at home. And when Gobe...

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Bill Belichick: I have great respect and appreciation for Urban Meyer

Bill Belichick: I have great respect and appreciation for Urban Meyer

The 54-year-old retires as one of college football's greatest coaches as he went 187-32 with three national championships (two at Florida and one at Ohio State) in 17 years as a head coach. After trad...

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Jets expected to get their Mike McCarthy close-up

Jets expected to get their Mike McCarthy close-up

The Jets have hired first-time head coaches with their last five head-coaching hires. The 2018 campaign was the last straw for NY coach Todd Bowles, who joined Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase among ...

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Alex Ovechkin to skip NHL All-Star Game for extra rest

Ovechkin's decision to sit out the All-Star Game means he will also have to miss one Capitals' game, either directly before or after All-Star weekend, per league rules. The All-Star Skills Competition...

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Bruce appointed Sheffield Wednesday boss

Bruce appointed Sheffield Wednesday boss

Luton Town's FA Cup third round opponents Sheffield Wednesday have appointed Steve Bruce as their new manager. The vastly-experienced Bruce had been Wednesday's top target to succeed Jos Luhukay f...

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Master Blaster’s Master No More: Ramakant Achrekar Passes Away

Master Blaster’s Master No More: Ramakant Achrekar Passes Away

Ramakant Achrekar was born in 1932 and shaped Sachin Tendulkar's cricketing career. Achrekar served as a cricket coach on the Mumbai maidans for more than four three decades until he was para...

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Ali Abdelaziz: Khabib will ‘100 percent’ not fight Tony Ferguson next

Ali Abdelaziz: Khabib will ‘100 percent’ not fight Tony Ferguson next

A few months, he was hinting at the idea of facing Khabib. "I can't say that". He's very much begging for the fight. I told him in a text message he's 57 years old, his body's weak, he's fragile, got ...

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Ashley Young to leave Manchester United at the end of the season?

Ashley Young to leave Manchester United at the end of the season?

So, United should allow Young to agree personal terms with any foreign club this month and they should move to sign a proven quality right back, someone, who could serve the club in the years to come....

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Samir Nasri signs for West Ham after doping suspension elapses

Samir Nasri signs for West Ham after doping suspension elapses

West Ham sit 11th in the Premier League having recovered from four straight defeats at the start of Pellegrini's reign. West Ham have signed former Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasr...

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Fulham boss Ranieri confident beating Arsenal to Chelsea captain Cahill

Fulham boss Ranieri confident beating Arsenal to Chelsea captain Cahill

Granit Xhaka broke the deadlock in the first half when the Switzerland global got on the end of Alex Iwobi's cross. Lacazette had put Arsenal two goals in front following Granit Xhaka's opener b...

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Michael Schumacher 'well cared for' ahead of 50th birthday says family

Michael Schumacher 'well cared for' ahead of 50th birthday says family

The former driver's wife, Corinna, shared a message to her husband's fans to explain that the family are continuing to help him recover: "You can be sure that he is in good hands and we are doing ever...

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Donnie Nietes earns world title in fourth weight division

Donnie Nietes earns world title in fourth weight division

Masahiro Sakamoto. Filipino three weight division champion Donnie "Ahas" Nietes takes on fellow Three division champion Japanese Kazuto Ioka for the Vacant WBO belt, the victor will also become a 4 ...

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Serena Williams ensures meeting with Roger Federer will have an edge

Serena Williams ensures meeting with Roger Federer will have an edge

The meeting between the pair not only showed two all-time greats on court together for the first time, it also showed the respect and camaraderie they both had for each other. Federer also posted the ...

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Celtics' Irving suffers eye injury in loss to Spurs

Celtics' Irving suffers eye injury in loss to Spurs

The Spurs trailed 52-46 at half-time before Patty Mills sank a pair of three-pointers and teammates White, Davis Bertans and Marco Belinelli hit one apiece during the 46-point explosion that produce...

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Purdue fan who inspired many with fight against cancer dies

Purdue fan who inspired many with fight against cancer dies

Trent had been the subject of features from the likes of ESPN due to his optimistic outlook on life and perseverance despite the diagnoses he had been given. 'This kid was inspirational, showing suc...

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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Brisbane International with thigh injury

The world No 2 was told by doctors there was a risk to further his thigh injury and given he wants to dethrone Roger Federer at the Australian Open, the withdrawal now is essential to allow time to re...

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Maria Sharapova beats Timea Bacsinszky in 1st round of Shenzhen Open

Maria Sharapova beats Timea Bacsinszky in 1st round of Shenzhen Open

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova had a tough start to her 2019 tennis season Monday at the Shenzhen Open, edging out Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). Sabalenka needed th...

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Mayweather v Nasukawa: Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' boxer

Mayweather v Nasukawa: Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' boxer

In an interview after the fight, he said that the event was "all about entertainment" and that he was "still retired". Floyd Mayweather 's love for money is hardly a secret and he has now shown off...

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In u-turn, R Ashwin's named in India's 13 for Sydney Test

In u-turn, R Ashwin's named in India's 13 for Sydney Test

The surprising omission from the 13-man squad is Ishant Sharma who has been excellent for India in the series. Answers to these and more as Cricket Analyst, Mr Ashutosh Paibhale discusses the S...

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Barcelona manager, Valverde drops bombshell on his future

Speaking about Messi to Barca TV , head coach Valverde said: "What I'd most highlight about Leo Messi is his huge sense of responsibility for the team". "I do not think much about last season". On ...

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Yankees agree to deal with Tulowitzki

Yankees agree to deal with Tulowitzki

Tulowitzki's time in Toronto came to an acrimonious end after he missed the entire 2018 season following surgery to remove bone spurs from both heels that he told The Athletic had bothered him "for ye...

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Fiesta Bowl: 3 takeaways from LSU's win over UCF

A two-time AAC player of the year, Milton threw for 2,663 yards and 25 touchdowns with six interceptions before the injury. The Knights were third nationally in total yards with 545.4 per game and...

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Salah, Mane and Aubameyang make African Confederation player of year shortlist

Salah, Mane and Aubameyang make African Confederation player of year shortlist

As expected, reigning Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah , his Liverpool club-mate Sadio Mane and 2015 victor, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, have made the top three for the most prestigious individua...

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Unai Emery: I understand Arsenal fans booing my decision

Unai Emery: I understand Arsenal fans booing my decision

Above all we know (Jean Michael) Seri is coming on and need a player close to him, not to let him play easily with the ball. His three-man defence, though, was disrupted by a hamstring injury that f...

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National Football League trade rumors Antonio Brown Browns Jets Bills Packers

National Football League trade rumors Antonio Brown Browns Jets Bills Packers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown reportedly has grown so unhappy with the team to the point that he's requested for a trade . It didn't take Brown much time to respond to Kittle'...

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Oklahoma Sooners' defense stunned Alabama Crimson Tide's fast start

Oklahoma Sooners' defense stunned Alabama Crimson Tide's fast start

The Alabama defense did its part to knock some shine off Murray's bronze trophy, as well, throwing around the undersized, fourth-year junior early as the game quickly got away from Oklahoma . Tua T...

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Canadian Eugenie Bouchard wins in 1st round at ASB Classic

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard wins in 1st round at ASB Classic

Puig will face Su-Wei Hsieh or Polona Hercog in the second round. Bouchard is the second match on centre court against American Madison Brengle. The American, WTAtennis.com reported, planned to vi...

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Bernardo Silva accepts pressure is on Manchester City for Liverpool clash

Bernardo Silva accepts pressure is on Manchester City for Liverpool clash

Liverpool are in a great position and are playing brilliant soccer, but a side that has struggled with title pressure in the Premier League era might just be one injury away from letting this lea...

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Juventus 'offer Aaron Ramsey £138,000-a-week contract'

Juventus 'offer Aaron Ramsey £138,000-a-week contract'

According to Sky Sports , the former Three Lions captain could be leaving Stamford Bridge after falling out of favor with Maurizio Sarri. Attentions will now gradually turn towards the forthcoming ...

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Watch Urban Meyer’s Reaction To Winning His Final Game At Ohio State

Watch Urban Meyer’s Reaction To Winning His Final Game At Ohio State

This game could be Haskins' farewell to Ohio State as well, if the sophomore goes pro. Ohio State finished 13-1, but it was a long and winding road to get there. The Buckeyes rebounded with four str...

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Chicago Bulls lose to Toronto Raptors

Chicago Bulls lose to Toronto Raptors

The Raptors were missing Lowry (sore lower back) for the seventh time in eight games, although Nurse said before the game he believed Lowry was "coming to the end" of his back troubles. Otherwise, Low...

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Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs win at Cardiff gives us title belief

Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs win at Cardiff gives us title belief

Pochettino can- and should- rest some attackers but he needs to employ the very best defensive lineup he can think of. With seven points from five December games, the festive period had proved furti...

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Newcastle supporters hail Christian Atsu over masterful performance at Watford

Newcastle supporters hail Christian Atsu over masterful performance at Watford

Despite signing a new five-year contract last summer, the French midfielder has been subject of interest from a number of club across Europe, with Everton and Liverpool principal among them last sum...

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Raiders hire National Football League draft guru Mike Mayock as team's newest GM

Raiders hire National Football League draft guru Mike Mayock as team's newest GM

A defensive back at Boston College, Mayock played for the New York Giants in 1982 and 1983. It'll be interesting to see what the combo of Mayock and Gruden do when the NFL Draft rolls around. "But...

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Cotton Bowl to host 2020 Winter Classic

Cotton Bowl to host 2020 Winter Classic

The 2019 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ will feature the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Sask., on October 26. The game has been held annually since then, usually at...

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