• Mata: too early to think City have won the league
Mata: too early to think City have won the league

Clearly, something has to give at the Theatre of Dreams this weekend... Even if Ibrahimovic isn't quite the same player after his recent lay-off, there are few better players to have in your dressing room. " Yeah, big miss ", Mata conceded when asked about Pogba in the wake of United's 2-1 win against CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League, whe...

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  • Patriots memorialize Ron Meyer, coach of the Snowplow Game
Patriots memorialize Ron Meyer, coach of the Snowplow Game

UNLV was Meyer's first job as a head coach; he was subsequently hired by Southern Methodist University. The Patriots of that time were desperate to make a splash in their search for a new coach. Smith made the field goal, and the Patriots beat the Dolphins 3-0. Smith, meanwhile, has steadfastly maintained that when the plow veered to clear the ...

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  • Former USWNT star Hope Solo says she's running for US Soccer president
Former USWNT star Hope Solo says she's running for US Soccer president

She is the second woman to announce a bid for the job. Solo, 35, helped the U.S. win Olympic gold medals in 2008 and 2012 and the 2015 Women's World Cup. In her introductory note, she both laid out her issues with US Soccer's "outdated" and "arrogant" system and explained how she would plan to effect change.

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  • Could Pogba's ban be a blessing in disguise for Manchester United?
Could Pogba's ban be a blessing in disguise for Manchester United?

With the Pep Guardiola model established, his squad packed with technically gifted and tactically aware devotees, City's level is set. Mourinho , fresh off his feeling that Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger engaged in gamesmanship with the fitness of star striker Alexandre Lacazette , said he questioned the authenticity of City Manager Pep Gua...

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  • Thunder Blow Double Digit Lead Again in Loss to Nets in Mexico
Thunder Blow Double Digit Lead Again in Loss to Nets in Mexico

Brooklyn will also play in Mexico City on Saturday, facing the Miami Heat . They are playing more than 2,500 miles away from Barclays Center and in a city with an altitude significantly higher than visits to Denver (5,280 feet). Oklahoma City is 2-9 on the road and enters its visit to Mexico on a seven-game road losing streak since beating the Mil...

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  • Our position on Palestine not determined by third country
Our position on Palestine not determined by third country

The government though avoided a direct criticism of the U.S. president's announcement. India had supported the resolution sponsored by Arab countries which endorsed the Palestinian stand on Jerusalem in April 2016. India's ambivalent position stood out not just because of New Delhi's traditional advocacy of the Palestinian cause but also in com...

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  • Ingram's game-winner lifts Lakers past Sixers
Ingram's game-winner lifts Lakers past Sixers

Ball added 10 points, eight rebounds, eight assists, four blocks and three steals without a turnover in 38 minutes of strong work running the show for L.A., which improved to 9-15 with the win. L.A. led by 15 early in the fourth quarter, but the 76ers stormed back behind Embiid and Richaun Holmes . The 76ers trailed by 15 points with 11 minute...

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  • NHL commissioner Bettman says league will consider Seattle expansion bid
NHL commissioner Bettman says league will consider Seattle expansion bid

What Bettman is asking of Seattle isn't all that different of the Vegas Golden Knights, who are now in their inaugural season and are in second place in the Pacific Division. As for the National Hockey League, bringing a franchise to Seattle would balance out the two conferences, with the East now at 16 and the West at 15.

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  • Philippe Coutinho Refuses to Rule Out January Move Away From Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho Refuses to Rule Out January Move Away From Liverpool

And it did not got unnoticed on Twitter that the 25-year-old Brazilian barely raised a smile. Klopp's side have already netted 23 goals in the competition this season, second only to PSG (25), showing their enormous ability going forward.

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  • Manchester United best and worst case scenario for Champions League knockout stage
Manchester United best and worst case scenario for Champions League knockout stage

And Mourinho, when asked about whether Man United could win the whole thing, was quick to temper expectations. Paris Saint-Germain won Group B despite losing at Bayern Munich 3-1, the second straight loss for the French league leader. Indeed, nearly all of United's most-used players are capable of playing various positions; the spine will alway...

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  • Matthew Tkachuk suspended one game for unsportsmanlike conduct
Matthew Tkachuk suspended one game for unsportsmanlike conduct

The Czech star also missed Calgary's 4-1 loss to Toronto on November 28, meaning he will not face the Maple Leafs in what might be the last season of his storied career. "Second time, I guess, over the last little while I have seen him do something like that where, like I said, if you're going to do it, you might as well make it count and try to hu...

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  • What the Insider Data Suggests About Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR)
What the Insider Data Suggests About Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR)

JMP Securities maintained BioLine Rx Ltd (NASDAQ:BLRX) rating on Wednesday, March 9. The rating was upgraded by FBR Capital to "Outperform" on Friday, April 28. 40 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 104 holders increased their positions by a total of 41.31 million shares, 67 holders decrease...

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  • Notre Dame to play Syracuse at Yankee Stadium in 2018
Notre Dame to play Syracuse at Yankee Stadium in 2018

The announcement comes after MI tied a program record with three regular-season night games in 2017. However, the Irish sacrificing a home game the week before Thanksgiving is a little bit of an unexpected development. From the start of Notre Dame's NBC television contract for home games in 1991 through head coach Brian Kelly's first season in ...

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  • Alabama joins Clemson, Oklahoma and Georgia
Alabama joins Clemson, Oklahoma and Georgia

The only way to determine which team is "better" is by looking at their body of work. "We'll go forward building and attacking, using our meeting time, training time, practice time and this next bowl game to motivate us and improve as a football team".

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  • Wilshere ends goal drought as Arsenal hit BATE for six
Wilshere ends goal drought as Arsenal hit BATE for six

This was serene for Arsenal , who will hope to avoid the best opposition in the draw for the Europa League round-of-32 and it is clear that they have a side that should be able to go toe-to-toe with any of the opposition teams in the knockout stages.

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  • Miami Marlins trade second baseman Dee Gordon to Seattle Mariners
Miami Marlins trade second baseman Dee Gordon to Seattle Mariners

The Mariners don't have much of anything in the outfield - Mitch Haniger did a good job in right field when healthy (.282/.352/.491 with 16 homers), but Jarrod Dyson couldn't hit, Ben Gamel couldn't field, and rookie Guillermo Heredia wasn't too hot in either department.

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  • Gautham Menon Met With Road Accident
Gautham Menon Met With Road Accident

Luckily, Menon escaped with minor injuries. The images clearly show that the front portion of the vehicle has been completely damaged. His auto collided with the lorry when it took a turn and Menon, unable to control the vehicle. GVM, as he is popularly known, has made several hit Tamil films inclduing Vaaranam Aayiram (2008), Vinnaithaandi Varuv...

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  • Wassenaar Arrangement decides to make India its member
Wassenaar Arrangement decides to make India its member

In a significant development, elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) today chose to admit India as its new member, which is expected to raise New Delhis stature in the field of non-proliferation besides helping it acquire critical technologies.

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  • Santi Cazorla must 'start from zero' after latest surgery - Wenger
Santi Cazorla must 'start from zero' after latest surgery - Wenger

What he has gone through this guy is unbelievable. "It's really, really sad. He (Cazorla) answered "I have to start again from zero", he said via Euro Sport . Gunners boss Arsene Wenger had expressed hope the Spain global might recover in time to feature again in January. Cazorla was on the mend and was expected to return to action in January,...

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  • West Brom boss Alan Pardew reveals Jonny Evans exit fears
West Brom boss Alan Pardew reveals Jonny Evans exit fears

Do I want to lose him? Evans has featured 13 times for WBA this season, grabbing one goal, and has only missed three league games for the Baggies. "There's interest in him because there was interest in the summer and it makes sense to stir it up", Pardew told BBC Sport.

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  • Nets land Jahlil Okafor in stunning trade with 76ers
Nets land Jahlil Okafor in stunning trade with 76ers

Okafor has played in only two games for the 76ers this season and has seen his minutes dwindle as his career has progressed. Philadelphia had shopped Okafor to several teams this season, but found a partner with the Nets while also receiving a reliable frontcourt asset in Booker.

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  • Mike Riley joins Oregon State staff as assistant head coach
Mike Riley joins Oregon State staff as assistant head coach

Now returning to Corvallis, Riley's role on HC Jonathan Smith's staff is still being ironed out. He was coach at Oregon State twice, from 1997 to 1998 and from 2003 to 2014. I'm excited to surround our players with outstanding men! Bray was Nebraska's linebackers coach and he served as the interim head coach for a week before the Huskers hired Sc...

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  • Champions League : Leipizg missing Forsberg for Besiktas clash
Champions League : Leipizg missing Forsberg for Besiktas clash

The Colombian forward, who won the Primeira Liga and the Europa League with Porto , said: "For me it was a huge pleasure to come here and play in Porto ". Benfica's disastrous Champions League campaign came to an inglorious end with a 2-0 defeat in Lisbon against Basel. Just three minutes later, Talisca scored the last goal of the match and...

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  • Sporting and West Ham resolve differences
Sporting and West Ham resolve differences

Now placed 19th in the Premier League table, Moyes took charge at West Ham after the sacking of Slaven Bilic in November. There have been goals at both ends in each of the last five matches that these rivals have contested and Paddy Power go 10/11 (1.91 ) that the trend continues in this clash; the same firm offer 4/5 (1 .80) that there are, at...

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  • Tyler Chatwood, Cubs Agree to Contract After 5 Seasons with Rockies
Tyler Chatwood, Cubs Agree to Contract After 5 Seasons with Rockies

Chatwood was 8-15 with a 4.69 ERA in 33 appearances (25 as a starter) with the Rockies last season, tying for the most losses in the NL. He struck out 120 batters in 147 2/3 innings and struggled with his control at times, walking 77 batters for a 4.7 walks-per-nine-innings rate.

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