• Cavaliers Move Tristan Thompson Into Starting Lineup, Jae Crowder To Bench
Cavaliers Move Tristan Thompson Into Starting Lineup, Jae Crowder To Bench

The Cavs have really struggled recently, losing seven of their last eight games, and have fallen to third in the Eastern Conference. Thomas, JR Smith , LeBron, Love and Thompson will start for Cleveland while Crowder will join a bench consisting of Dwyane Wade , Derrick Rose , Jeff Green, Kyle Korver, Iman Shumpert , Cedi Osman and Jose Cal...

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  • Russian Athletes cleared to compete as neutrals by IAAF
Russian Athletes cleared to compete as neutrals by IAAF

The governing body received more than 80 applications from Russian athletes, with priority given to those seeking to compete at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham in March. In a recent teleconference, IOC President Thomas Bach said athletes left off the eligibility list had "serious indications" of doping. Russian Olympic Committee vice...

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  • UFC on FOX 27 Bonuses: Jacare Souza & Three Others Nab $50000
UFC on FOX 27 Bonuses: Jacare Souza & Three Others Nab $50000

Six additional preliminary-card bouts air live on Fox Sports 1 at 5 p.m. ET, followed by the four-fight main card at 8 p.m. ET on Fox. Drew Dober and Frank Camacho nabbed $50,000 each for " Fight of the Night ". Last but not least, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza nabbed his own "Performance of the Night" bonus. Jacare then softened Brunson up with...

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  • All-round Pakistan beat Kiwis in 2nd T20I
All-round Pakistan beat Kiwis in 2nd T20I

Pakistan failed to give New Zealand a tough fight over all. Pakistan leveled the three-match series 1-1 with the comprehensive victory on Thursday. Tim Southee, who was rested for the second game, returns to the side with Seth Rance sidelined, and Anaru Kitchen replaces Ben Wheeler. Onus on Pakistan to come up with more consistent perf...

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  • US's Diskerud signs contract at Man City
US's Diskerud signs contract at Man City

Diskerud, 27, fell out of favor with both NYCFC and the USMNT, and NYCFC loaned him out to Swedish side IFK Goteborg in 2017. Neither NYCFC nor Manchester City has made an announcement over the deal. Manchester City are trying to conclude deals for Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte and Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, but out of nowhere, th...

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  • Australian Open 2018: Day 9 round-up
Australian Open 2018: Day 9 round-up

All was going swimmingly for the world No 2, who is trying to win her first major title in her 43rd tournament, until she served for the match at 5-4 in the second set and from 30-0 lost four straight points, double-faulting on the last of them.

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  • Antonio Conte at odds with Chelsea transfer chief Marina Granovskaia
Antonio Conte at odds with Chelsea transfer chief Marina Granovskaia

The under-pressure Italian said: "If you look at the stats you can see that in 14 years ten managers were sacked in this club". All three are effective players for their respective teams, but they aren't the most obvious choices to lead the line for the Premier League champions.

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  • 'I hate the fake person' - Honest Conte won't change his Chelsea approach
'I hate the fake person' - Honest Conte won't change his Chelsea approach

Lampard admits he understands Conte's frustrations, with the Chelsea legend claiming he must be better backed in the transfer market if the club are to keep pace with their big-spending rivals. We lost against Arsenal , now there is another competition. "I would be very happy if there are some new players". "There is also an opponent and the o...

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  • Tiger Woods shoots 70 as Noren takes lead at Torrey Pines
Tiger Woods shoots 70 as Noren takes lead at Torrey Pines

Day also made an interesting re-appearance at Torrey Pines, where he was a past victor. His score could have been several shots worse had he not holed a number of clutch putts for par, and he will look to fix his errant long-game before he heads out in the final round of an official PGA Tour event for the first time since August 2015.

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  • Dzeko's Chelsea move delayed by Roma's hunt for a replacement
Dzeko's Chelsea move delayed by Roma's hunt for a replacement

Sometimes I can have an impact on the transfer market, sometimes I don't have an impact on this. Schick has the characteristics, together with Defrel, of being able to play in several roles in attack. Dzeko, despite his age, would certainly be a much better striker than any that Chelsea had now been linked with for the entirety of the window an...

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  • Jose Mourinho Hails Alexis Sanchez's 'Maturity' Following Yeovil Win
Jose Mourinho Hails Alexis Sanchez's 'Maturity' Following Yeovil Win

Sanchez was named in the starting line-up just days after he signed for United from Arsenal and was involved in the build-up to the first two goals, scored by Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera . Sanchez's arrival is the best option Mourinho can have to put more variations and fulfill what United are missing, but Sanchez will need to co...

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  • Mourinho rules out Seri signing for Man Utd
Mourinho rules out Seri signing for Man Utd

The 29-year-old Chilean racked up two assists - one of which was highly debatable - and secured the Man of the Match award on the night. Sanchez signed for United on Monday with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading in the opposite direction to Arsenal .

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  • Espanyol demand Piqué and Busquets investigation
Espanyol demand Piqué and Busquets investigation

Espanyol also say fans chanted abuse. On Friday, the club officially requested that the authorities look into the comments by the Barcelona players after Barca's Copa del Rey win. Between 1923 and 1997 Espanyol played at the Estadio de Sarria in the north of Barcelona, and between 1997 and 2010 they played at the Olympic stadium close to the city...

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  • Carson Wentz talks about his injury
Carson Wentz talks about his injury

Had Wentz's projected timetable for return been somewhere deeper into the 2018 season, Foles' value to the team going forward would be far greater, as he could be the starter early in the season until Wentz is ready to return. "You're going to hear it all the time, the phrase 'we're going to the Super Bowl.' We ain't just going, we're going to win"...

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  • Celtics guard Marcus Smart sidelined with hand injury
Celtics guard Marcus Smart sidelined with hand injury

On top of the fact that the Golden State Warriors are the most hard team to defend of all time, the Celtics have to do it without their most important defender in this matcup: Marcus Smart . It's going to be really tough to out-score those guys. So it's just a great test for us. As for Boston, they are considered one of the favorites to poten...

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  • Alabama slows Trae Young, stuns No. 12 Oklahoma
Alabama slows Trae Young, stuns No. 12 Oklahoma

With 10 points, eight rebounds and five assists, Dazon Ingram had a good game for Alabama. "We were in a pretty good groove there for a couple of games", Johnson said of Alabama's four-game win streak the previous two weeks. Young's quick release requires it. Now I'm at the point where I need to make the right play - the right play, don't try to ...

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  • Wenger confident of Ozil signing a new deal
Wenger confident of Ozil signing a new deal

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hints that a contract renewal is close to being signed by Mesut Ozil , whose current deal is due to expire at the end of the season. Arsenal return to action on Wednesday as the face off against reigning Premier League champions Chelsea in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final, with the aggregate score rem...

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  • Carmelo Anthony reaches 25000-point milestone
Carmelo Anthony reaches 25000-point milestone

Roberson's teammates looked on in anguish as the medical team worked on him. Roberson missed eight games with left patellar tendinitis earlier in the month. Steven Adams' surging Oklahoma City Thunder made it seven National Basketball Association wins on the trot, while Carmelo Anthony surpassed the 25,000-point milestone in their 121-108 vict...

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  • Spurs Boss Pochettino Tells Wenger to Focus on Arsenal Following Inflammatory Remarks
Spurs Boss Pochettino Tells Wenger to Focus on Arsenal Following Inflammatory Remarks

Real Madrid have struggled lately and Zinedine Zidane himself has admitted that his job is on the line. Real boss Zinedine Zidane is once again under pressure to save his job after Wednesday's shock Copa del Rey exit to Leganes. The Portugal global is a sublimely gifted football and versatile enough to play across a number of positions, whic...

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  • Valencia 1 - Real Madrid 4: Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice despite injury
Valencia 1 - Real Madrid 4: Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice despite injury

Mina had a penalty claim waved away as Valencia sought a lifeline early in the second half, yet they were looking increasingly suspect whenever Madrid went forward on the break and Benzema could have done better than ripple the side-netting after being set up by Kroos.

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  • Ross Barkley set to start in FA Cup as Chelsea injuries mount
Ross Barkley set to start in FA Cup as Chelsea injuries mount

Chelsea will be without goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois (ankle) and striker Alvaro Morata (back) for their FA Cup fourth-round meeting with Newcastle . Players like Callum Hudson-Odoi, Ethan Ampadu and Charly Musonda have a good chance of getting valuable minutes on Sunday. "We know how he is as a player and a person, and in the next few we...

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  • Federer: Nothing to improve for Australian Open final
Federer: Nothing to improve for Australian Open final

Federer dominated the unseeded South Korean, ruthlessly cruising to a 6-1, 5-2 lead under the roof on Rod Laver Arena before a onesided match came to a premature end. The bespectacled 21-year-old had won huge acclaim for becoming his home nation's first ever Grand Slam semi-finalist, knocking out no less than six-time champion Novak Djokovic du...

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  • Newcastle boss Benitez demands January market cut short
Newcastle boss Benitez demands January market cut short

The Blues lost 2-1 to Arsenal in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night. Chelsea will host Newcastle United in the fourth round of the FA Cup and will have renewed focus after their EFL Cup exit earlier in the week.

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  • The Mascots For The 2019 World Cup Have Been Revealed
The Mascots For The 2019 World Cup Have Been Revealed

Organisers revealed the two characters for next year's Japan tournament. The parent, named Ren, has white hair, while the child, G, has red hair. Both mascots are genderless. Supporters hoping to secure seats for individual group games will have to wait until the third phase on 19 September, while members of the Rugby World Cup supporters club will...

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  • Conte 'very happy' with current Chelsea squad but would welcome additions
Conte 'very happy' with current Chelsea squad but would welcome additions

Emenalo resigned as the Blues technical director in November after previously working closely with 48-year-old Conte behind the scenes at the club. Conte, 48, guided the Blues to the Premier League title last season and they now sit third this term, 15 points behind leaders Manchester City.

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