• Conte backs Giroud after 'very important' Chelsea win
Conte backs Giroud after 'very important' Chelsea win

The Brazil global opened the scoring in the 25th minute, darting in off the left flank and finding the bottom-left corner via a deflection, with a Martin Kelly own-goal coming soon after. - Chelsea posted 27 shots in this game; their most in a Premier League game this season and since May 21 2017 vs Sunderland (28). It was just their fifth win ...

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  • Cleveland Browns not standing pat, trading Danny Shelton to Pats
Cleveland Browns not standing pat, trading Danny Shelton to Pats

On Friday, the Browns pulled off deals with the Miami Dolphins for wide receiver Jarvis Landry , the Buffalo Bills for quarterback Tyrod Taylor and the Green Bay Packers for cornerback Damarious Randall . While he's not a threat as a pass rusher, he more than makes up his worth as a run defender. Over his three years in the league, the Wa...

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  • Packers move up in 4th and 5th round via DeShone Kizer deal
Packers move up in 4th and 5th round via DeShone Kizer deal

Kizer appeared overmatched during his rookie season, completing 53.6 percent of his passes for 2,894 yards with 11 touchdowns and a league-high 22 interceptions. As Schefter also noted, the Browns could still have plenty of moves on the way. It didn't help that he was constantly under pressure, being sacked 38 times.

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  • Ronaldo Scores Twice In Real Madrid Win
Ronaldo Scores Twice In Real Madrid Win

Ivan Ramis headed in a deserved equaliser shortly after half-time but Ronaldo popped up six minutes from time to convert Dani Carvajal's cross, leaving Zidane delighted. But he was back on the pitch to see Cristiano Ronaldo score his second goal of the game with what turned out to be the victor. Real are 12 points behind leaders Barcelona, w...

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  • Martin confirms Porter will play in SEC Tournament
Martin confirms Porter will play in SEC Tournament

The Tigers drew up a play for their leading scorer, Kassius Robertson . That means it'll be Georgia who gets to take on fourth-seeded Kentucky on Friday in the quarterfinals. Georgia proceeded to score 19 of the next 21 points, however, taking a commanding lead of their own; Mizzou would never lead again. During the 1982-83 season, she average...

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  • Auburn's Bruce Pearl explains heated exchange after loss to Alabama
Auburn's Bruce Pearl explains heated exchange after loss to Alabama

He put out one hand up to rally the crowd, stared down the Auburn ball-handler and then pointed both index fingers to his temples, as if daring him to make a mistake. The freshman guard made a scintillating play and hard scoop shot to give his team life in its pursuit of an NCAA Tournament berth. LOUIS | Trailing by 10 points at the half, the A...

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  • Dhawan's fluent fifty leads India to win over Bangladesh
Dhawan's fluent fifty leads India to win over Bangladesh

In 1 run, captain Rohit Sharma was gone with individual 0 runs. We want to get better as a fielding side every game we play. For the Indian team Vijay Shankar made his T20I debut through the match. Sabbir Rahman (30) was unable to make the most of the 26 balls he was at the crease as the Tigers limped to a total of 139/8 in 20 overs. Iqba...

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  • David Warner, Quinton De Kock charged by ICC over first Test row
David Warner, Quinton De Kock charged by ICC over first Test row

The development comes after video footage from a stairwell leading into the players' dressing rooms during the first Test in Durban showed Warner being restrained by his teammates during a spat with De Kock. "Chat, banter, sledging has always been a part of any series between SA & Oz". "There are things that cross the line and evokes emotion an...

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  • Eagles acquire DE Michael Bennett from Seattle
Eagles acquire DE Michael Bennett from Seattle

Bennett has been one of the most disruptive defensive linemen in the National Football League, averaging eight sacks per season and earning three Pro Bowl berths since 2013. Despite nagging injuries, Bennett was still a disruptive force for the Seahawks past year. "I think I'm in my prime". It wasn't that long ago that Richard Sherman was a...

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  • Here's What Mark Cuban Was Accused Of Doing Back In 2011
Here's What Mark Cuban Was Accused Of Doing Back In 2011

The woman, who was not identified in the article, told Willamette Week , "I really left it in the past". " It didn't happen ", Cuban told The Associated Press in an email on Tuesday. Cuban has vigorously denied the allegation, with his attorney, Stephen Houze , noting that police conducted a thorough investigation and opted not to press cha...

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  • Rams Trade LB Alec Ogletree to Giants for Two Draft Picks
Rams Trade LB Alec Ogletree to Giants for Two Draft Picks

Sadly, it's quite common for National Football League teams to trade key players in exchange for mid-round draft picks, but seeing that all it took for the Giants to land Ogletree was basically a fourth and sixth rounder is an absolute joke.

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  • SFIO summons ICICI CEO, Axis Bank MD
SFIO summons ICICI CEO, Axis Bank MD

The Serious Fraud investigation office has sent summons to officials of 31 banks for questioning. Prior, a senior authority of the ICICI Bank was summoned to the CBI office in Mumbai . The official handling the case sought 100 per cent cash guarantee before any such letters could be issued to which the company officials said no such guarante...

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  • Aldon Smith in Rehab After Biting His Fiancee
Aldon Smith in Rehab After Biting His Fiancee

Smith was detained for public intoxication past year after a auto crash with an unmarked police vehicle. Smith, 28, became an All-Pro with the San Francisco 49ers after being drafted with the 7th overall selection in the 2011 draft, but was released after his fourth arrest in 2015.

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  • Jets anxious Kirk Cousins likely headed to Vikings
Jets anxious Kirk Cousins likely headed to Vikings

We have great quarterbacks now. That's exactly what happens in the latest 2018 National Football League mock draft from CBS Sports, which has the Broncos landing Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield from Oklahoma, while the Jets opt for UCLA's Josh Rosen .

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  • MSU, Michigan to face each other in Big Ten Tournament
MSU, Michigan to face each other in Big Ten Tournament

The Wolverines won the tourney previous year. I said it yesterday that MI is just a different team come conference tournament time, kinda like UCONN of past years and like their team that won the tournament last year after having to play in their practice jerseys when their plane skidded off of the runway before their first game.

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  • Kroos and Modric remain sidelined in Madrid training
Kroos and Modric remain sidelined in Madrid training

Real Madrid continued to press and were rewarded with a second goal just before half-time. Bale was making his 117th appearance in La Liga , a record for a British player. Ronaldo restored Real's two-goal cushion in the 77th minute as the Portuguese forward rose well to head home Marcelo's cross at the near post. Martinez produced a fine po...

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  • Steelers Have Met With Louisville QB Lamar Jackson At Combine
Steelers Have Met With Louisville QB Lamar Jackson At Combine

That system has continued through Bill O'Brien and Josh McDaniels, who have helped Tom Brady thrive as one of the best quarterbacks of all time. He won the 2016 Heisman Trophy by using his legs and arm. "I'd learn as much as I could, I'd be asking him [Brady] a bunch of questions". I thought I did! It is also worth noting that the Chicago Bea...

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  • Don't put Man City on pedestal yet - Kompany
Don't put Man City on pedestal yet - Kompany

Arsenal will look to bounce back from their Carabao Cup disappointment when we take on Manchester City for the second time in five days at the Emirates tomorrow night. The long-serving Wenger was awarded another two-year contract extension after Arsenal won the FA Cup last May, though the team's failure to qualify for this season's Champions...

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  • Man United defeats Chelsea to claim second place
Man United defeats Chelsea to claim second place

Mourinho offered up a balanced view of a game that could be hugely significant in his side's push for a top four finish in the Premier League , as he was keen to suggest Chelsea remain a potent force despite their indifferent form in recent months.

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  • Why Would Wilder Fight Ortiz Now if the Risk Was Real?
Why Would Wilder Fight Ortiz Now if the Risk Was Real?

I'm the type of person where I like my peace. Perhaps one of the best ways of distinguishing between the top fighters is by talking to people who have shared the ring with more than one of them. "Come on, man. Come on", Wilder told CBS Sports' "In This Corner" podcast on Monday. " Deontay Wilder can't take a punch; technically Luis Ortiz see...

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  • IOC returns Russia's Olympic membership after negative doping tests
IOC returns Russia's Olympic membership after negative doping tests

Two Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation have already accepted disqualification for doping offenses - curler Alexander Krushelnitsky and bobsled pilot Nadezhda Sergeeva. Today's IOC's decision is very important for us. Russia was banned in December from taking part in the 2018 Olympics following revelations of widespread doping, though 16...

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  • Liverpool fullback Alexander-Arnold: You've got it wrong - Firmino is underrated
Liverpool fullback Alexander-Arnold: You've got it wrong - Firmino is underrated

As you can see in the list below, great efforts by Les Ferdinand and Alan Shearer as well. It just shows his hunger to win. West Ham United defender Pablo Zabaleta admits that Liverpool's front three are "difficult" to play against.

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  • Russian Bobsled Pilot Nadezhda Sergeeva Fails Drug Test at 2018 Olympics
Russian Bobsled Pilot Nadezhda Sergeeva Fails Drug Test at 2018 Olympics

The full membership will vote on the proposal Sunday, ahead of the closing ceremony. But IOC said the suspension would be lifted - an IOC source said in "a few days or a few weeks" - if no further positive drug tests come out of the Games, where two Russians tested positive for doping .

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  • Boston Bruins: Breaking down the Rick Nash trade
Boston Bruins: Breaking down the Rick Nash trade

In his first season as a Ranger, the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign, Nash had 42 points in 44 games and he peaked with a career-high 42 goals during the 2014-15 season. But the Bruins had a need and the trade for Nash shows that they're all in and have a long playoff run in their sights. In anticipation of trading Nash, the Rangers had the ...

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  • Winter Olympics: Ester Ledecka wins second gold medal in Pyeongchang
Winter Olympics: Ester Ledecka wins second gold medal in Pyeongchang

The Czech star is top-ranked on the snowboarding circuit but never a threat until now in skiing. Switzerland beat Austria to win gold in the Olympic debut of Alpine team skiing. This was no miracle on snow, a la her.01-second victory in the super-G that left her stone-faced and unbelieving at the bottom of the hill, wondering if there had been ...

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"Anything's possible" for Bayern Munich thoroughbred Thomas Müller after Besiktas rout

Referee Ovidiu Hategan dismissed Vida for preventing a clear goalscoring opportunity and Besiktas were fortunate their misery was not compounded by James Rodríguez's subsequent free-kick, which was curled just wide. Lewandowski sealed the win with two late goals. "I am very pleased to have a squad like this in case of injuries and illness in...

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  • He took 10 seconds to be ready - Mourinho salutes professional Pogba
He took 10 seconds to be ready - Mourinho salutes professional Pogba

An important game for us, and an important game for them. Champions Chelsea and United have both failed to challenge runaway leaders Manchester City for the title this season, leaving them fighting for a top-four finish alongside Liverpool , Tottenham and Arsenal.

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  • EPL: Salah leads Liverpool up to second in West Ham rout
EPL: Salah leads Liverpool up to second in West Ham rout

The home side had numerous chances to extend their lead in the first-half; Mane headed high and wide after some good combination play with Firmino while Robertson nearly found the net in stunning fashion after his lobbed cross seemed to be creeping in at the far post.

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  • Bouchard 'vindicated' after USTA settlement
Bouchard 'vindicated' after USTA settlement

Canadian tennis player and former world number 5, Eugenie Bouchard has reached a settlement in her lawsuit against the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA). Now ranked 116th in the world, she has not replicated her early success, which included reaching the Wimbledon final in 2014. Bouchard and the USTA are yet to comment on the case.

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  • Lakers' Lonzo Ball back tonight after knee injury
Lakers' Lonzo Ball back tonight after knee injury

That move leaves Ball returning to a Lakers team that has lost three straight and is playing some of its worst defense of the season, surrendering an average of 129.3 points since the trade. Numerous young Lakers had never experienced a trade deadline deal that cost them not only two of the key components to the marginal success they have had...

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  • Germany claims shock Olympic ice hockey victory over Canada
Germany claims shock Olympic ice hockey victory over Canada

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — After he had a disastrous showing at the 2014 Olympics, John Shuster received an email that informed him that he had been dropped from the USA Curlings high-performance program. The game had ended 2-2 after overtime. The eighth was the only stolen end for either team in the game, but proved to be the difference mak...

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  • Jimmy Butler carried off floor after non-contact knee injury
Jimmy Butler carried off floor after non-contact knee injury

There was some hope around Butler about the status of his knee, but he and the Timberwolves understand the significance of his looming MRI to determine the extent of the injury. He had 10 points and five rebounds Friday. Andrew Wiggins led Minnesota with 21 points, Jeff Teague and Karl-Anthony Towns finished with 18 points apiece.

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  • The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment
The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment

But as I saw in my career, things can change quite quickly. Gisin turned in a almost flawless performance as she finished in a combined time of 2 minutes, 20.90 seconds to eclipse the silver-medalist Shiffrin by 0.97 seconds. Rooney stopped 29 shots in regulation and the 20-minute overtime. Vonn entered the second run in first place, with a lea...

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  • Tyronn Lue's solution for giving new Cavs players up to speed
Tyronn Lue's solution for giving new Cavs players up to speed

Such a system could pave the way for the top two overall teams facing in The Finals regardless of conference, appealing to teams in the West that have faced significantly tougher competition for most of the last two decades. James' reasoning was that the league has had "dominant conferences throughout time". "That's what this league is all ab...

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  • Noren, Simpson lead at Honda; Woods has solid 70
Noren, Simpson lead at Honda; Woods has solid 70

Playing in consistent winds of 15-20 miles per hour, Noren began his round on the back nine. He answered with a birdie, made par the rest of the way and shot 70. Justin Thomas played with Woods in the Bahamas before only a few hundred people. But Swede Noren and American Simpson staked their claims with 4-under 66s for a one-stroke lead at PGA...

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  • Dirk Nowitzki On Mavs Sexual Misconduct Allegations:
Dirk Nowitzki On Mavs Sexual Misconduct Allegations: "Truly Disgusting"

Cuban, who stars on the television show " Shark Tank " in addition to his role with the Mavericks and various other business interests, has typically played down the effect of fines on the way he discusses his business. I was like, 'Look, losing is our best option '. 'I'm embarrassed, to be honest with you, that it happened under my ownership, and...

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  • Real Madrid leave Ronaldo out of Leganes trip
Real Madrid leave Ronaldo out of Leganes trip

Cristiano Ronaldo has been rested by Zinedine Zidane for Real Madrid's LaLiga trip to Leganes on Wednesday. The visitors had a super chance to take the lead in the 16th minute when Lucas freed Marco Asensio in a risky position, but the Spain global could only strike into the body of Cuellar .

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  • U.S. ends 42-year Olympic cross-country medal drought with historic gold
U.S. ends 42-year Olympic cross-country medal drought with historic gold

Jessie Diggins celebrates as she crosses the line to win gold in the women's cross-country team sprint free at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. "I just felt unstoppable", she said. Diggins was so dominant that people were not predicting if she would win. The finals was Diggins' fifth ra...

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  • Giroud, Willian on target as Chelsea thrash Hull City
Giroud, Willian on target as Chelsea thrash Hull City

Willian needed only two minutes to give Chelsea the lead against Hull , curling the ball in with his left foot from the edge of the penalty area. Before finally getting on the scoresheet, Giroud showed his ability to win the ball, holding it up well deep in midfield, as he played big parts in the build up for the opening two goals.

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  • Federer Destroys Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open
Federer Destroys Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open

We are pretty happy about the week, we played so many good teams, especially finally beating the undefeated team. "What a fantastic week", top seed Federer said. Thursday evening's highlight will feature Federer hoping to take the penultimate step towards regaining the number one ranking, becoming the oldest man by three years to own the hono...

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  • Spurs the architects of their own downfall against courageous Rochdale
Spurs the architects of their own downfall against courageous Rochdale

Tottenham made 11 changes to their starting line up and it showed, especially with the side out duelled in midfield. Still in the cup doing it the hard way but keep with the boys had our best run after newport. Manager Mauricio Pochettino then sent on Kane and Alli for the closing stages and the England pair combined to put their team in front ...

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  • 3rd-tier Wigan shoots down City
3rd-tier Wigan shoots down City

Taylor eventually changed his mind following protests from Wigan players, and the City man was given his marching orders. Guardiola has been calling for referees to clamp down on bad tackling in recent months and the irony won't be lost on many that it was one of his players who'd see a straight red card for a bad challenge.

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  • Born Skier Elizabeth Swaney Games System to Compete in 2018 Olympics
Born Skier Elizabeth Swaney Games System to Compete in 2018 Olympics

Korea entered 19-year-old Kyoungeun Kim in women's aerials earlier in the Games, the first skier from the host country to take on the event at the Olympics. The maximum number of skiers that each nation can send to the Olympics for women's halfpipe is four, so a country like the USA - which had six skiers ranked inside the top 20 of the Olympic qua...

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  • Canada's Homan loses 9-8 to Denmark in Olympic women's curling
Canada's Homan loses 9-8 to Denmark in Olympic women's curling

It's been a rocky start for Homan at her first Olympic Games. Lisa Weagle, Joanne Courtney and Emma Miskew were back too, looking very much like the team that was dominant in 2017. Canada is the only rink in the women's draw without a win. It may have helped that, after a loss to Denmark dropped them to 0-3, the women had a day and a half to regrou...

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  • Mets sign Jason Vargas for starting rotation
Mets sign Jason Vargas for starting rotation

The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical and had not been announced. Vargas, who made the All-Star team previous year, was 18-11 with a 4.16 ERA but suffered a noticeable drop after the break.

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  • No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC
No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC

The Tigers (23-4, 11-3 Southeastern Conference) had won seven of their past eight and were heavy favorites to keep that going at SC (14-13, 5-9). Auburn forward Horace Spencer after 84-75 loss at SC. Late in the first half, McElmore went down with an ugly injury on a bit of a freak play. He was attended to by medical personnel for several m...

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  • Olympics roundup: USA women fall to Canada in hockey
Olympics roundup: USA women fall to Canada in hockey

The victor of Group B, in this case Switzerland, would normally receive a bye as well, but must play a quarterfinal against the fourth-place team in Group A, in this case the Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation, to determine who meets Canada in one semifinal.

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  • Prankster hands Conte signed Mourinho shirt
Prankster hands Conte signed Mourinho shirt

Tiemoue Bakayoko, David Luiz and Ross Barkley are all unavailable for the Hull game because of injuries and Conte added that he has "a couple of situations" to check on before finalising his starting XI, with Marcos Alonso unlikely to feature so close to the Barcelona clash after being left out of Chelsea's last two matches as a precaution.

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  • Liverpool: The changes Klopp has to make for Porto clash
Liverpool: The changes Klopp has to make for Porto clash

Five-time European champion Liverpool , looking to reach the quarterfinals for the first time since 2008-09, scored 23 goals in the group stage, but that was before it lost playmaker Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona. "I only answer nicely now because I am friendly and we are in public but if someone asked me about the round after the round in pr...

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  • Real Madrid vs PSG 14 February 2018: UCL Preview and Predictions
Real Madrid vs PSG 14 February 2018: UCL Preview and Predictions

While Ernesto Valverde's men are without Philippe Coutinho in the Champions League , Laudrup said superstar Lionel Messi could still make the difference. Marcelo, the Real left-back and an worldwide colleague of the Brazilian forward, said at the weekend that he could see Neymar one day in the home dressing room at the Bernabeu.

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