• Tobias Harris scores 27 as Pistons top Rockets 108-101
Tobias Harris scores 27 as Pistons top Rockets 108-101

The Pistons were also without forward Stanley Johnson (strained right hip flexor) and starting point guard Reggie Jackson (right ankle sprain). Ish Smith scored 17 points for Detroit , and Dwight Buycks added a career-high 16. The Rockets are still second in the West, but now four games behind the Warriors. Rockets: Visit the Chicago Bulls on...

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  • Andy Murray out of Australian Open with hip injury
Andy Murray out of Australian Open with hip injury

Murray had avoided a hip surgery a year ago, but he revealed he would consider getting it done after he pulled out of Brisbane International earlier this week. "I think he has done the sensible thing really because there's no point Murray going on the court 40 per cent fit or 50 per cent fit", said Sky Sports' analyst Cowan.

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  • College basketball: North Carolina St. stuns No. 2 Duke
College basketball: North Carolina St. stuns No. 2 Duke

Fortunately for the Blue Devils, perimeter shooting has been a weakness for the Wolfpack (10-5, 0-2) all season. "I don't know what my team learned, I know what I've learned", Keatts said. The Wolfpack fans flooded the floor with red, again, and in this particular case at the end of a game that showed what N.C. State can be at its best and what D...

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"Voy al equipo más grande de Argentina" — Armani

Infinitos agradecimientos por hacerme sentir como un colombiano más. El portero dijo que no es un adiós, sino un hasta luego. El argentino viajará mañana a Estados Unidos para unirse a River Plate . Franco Armani dará uno de los pasos más grandes de su carrera profesional. Es duro irse. Estos colores enamoran, esta hinchada lo merece y esta ciu...

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  • More details of Messi's release clause emerge
More details of Messi's release clause emerge

The growing political tensions in Catalonia could be the reason behind Messi's departure. According to El Mundo (h/t Marca ), if Barcelona were to enter a Catalan-only league, Messi has an agreement in place with the club that his €700 million release clause will be invalid and he can leave for free.

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  • Leicester City boss Claude Puel confident after Riyad Mahrez talks
Leicester City boss Claude Puel confident after Riyad Mahrez talks

However, Press Association reporter Carl Markham - who covers Liverpool and Everton - has countered the report from the French news outlet by suggesting that the Reds have been in touch with Leicester to distance themselves from the speculation.

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  • Zara Tindall is pregnant with her second child
Zara Tindall is pregnant with her second child

ROYAL couple Zara and Mike Tindall have been seen for the first time since announcing they are expecting a second child together. "The Queen and members of the royal family were very pleased to hear this news", a representative for Buckingham Palace told the Press Association .

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  • Tottenham demand £300m from Real Madrid for Harry Kane
Tottenham demand £300m from Real Madrid for Harry Kane

The England global had a phenomenal 2017, breaking Alan Shearer's long standing Premier League record of 36 goals in a calendar year by scoring an incredible 39 league goals. "But you should always think that one player does not make a club", he continued. He also has a good bonus structure, but the striker's weekly wage is considerably less th...

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  • Turnover-prone North Carolina can't solve Virginia's stifling defense
Turnover-prone North Carolina can't solve Virginia's stifling defense

Virginia limited the Tar Heels to a shade below 30 percent shooting, their second lowest this season. Along with fellow starting guards Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome, Hall's biggest impact came in limiting UNC's starting backcourt of Joel Berry (team-high 17 points), Kenny Williams (11 points) and Theo Pinson to a combined 11-of-29 shooting...

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  • Golden Knights regain winning ways, defeat Blackhawks 5-4
Golden Knights regain winning ways, defeat Blackhawks 5-4

Reilly Smith, Shea Theodore and Jonathan Marchessault scored goals and Alex Tuch had two assists for the Golden Knights, who haven't lost a game in regulation since a 7-4 defeat at Winnipeg on December 1. A deeper dive into the Golden Knights cap situation. Marchessault was signed to a six-year contract extension Wednesday. Forwards (12): Pierre-...

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  • Falcons face Rams in NFC Wild Card game
Falcons face Rams in NFC Wild Card game

The offense that led the National Football League in scoring at 29.9 points per game, joining the 1965 San Francisco 49ers as the only teams in National Football League history to go from worst to first in the category, hopes to bring its elite production into the postseason.

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  • Titans get lucky when Jeff Triplette rules Marcus Mariota did not fumble
Titans get lucky when Jeff Triplette rules Marcus Mariota did not fumble

Revis didn't actually bat the ball to the ground, instead, the batted pass went directly into the hands of Mariota , who took the catch into the end zone for a six-yard touchdown. The ball caromed back toward the line of scrimmage, where Mariota reached to his left while on the move, caught the ball and then stumbled to the corner of the goal line...

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  • Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane won't rule out selling in January
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane won't rule out selling in January

But I am not that type of coach. But today I do not see that. Real have endured a season to forget so far this term and are now slumped 14 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona. "I remember past year there were no problems like this, as Madrid was doing well, playing well, but when a team is going a bit bad, as can happen sometimes, there is ta...

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  • Chiefs TE Travis Kelce Suffered Concussion vs. Titans
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce Suffered Concussion vs. Titans

Kelce was wobbly getting up, and had to be held up by some of his teammates. He had to leave the game and was later ruled out for the remainder of the contest with a concussion. He was second only to Tyreek Hill in receiving yards, and first in receiving touchdowns. In another season, Kelce's injury would be a debilitating blow to Kansas City's...

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  • Chelsea given massive boost with star duo set to agree new deals
Chelsea given massive boost with star duo set to agree new deals

Courtois' current contract ends in the summer of 2019, worth £100-000 per week. Chelsea fans were seemingly given a huge boost earlier today when Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois told reporters he was "close" to signing a new deal to keep him at the Bridge.

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  • LA Clippers' Blake Griffin suffers concussion, won't return against Golden State Warriors
LA Clippers' Blake Griffin suffers concussion, won't return against Golden State Warriors

He eventually walked off the court under his own power and was escorted to the locker room. Griffin ended his Saturday night with 5 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block in 10 minutes of action.

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  • Browns fans mark season of flawless futility with parade
Browns fans mark season of flawless futility with parade

The parade included a pickup truck sponsored by a funeral home with a casket on the back and several Browns-painted buses with signs criticizing team management and owner Jimmy Haslam. Obviously, we want the same thing as our fans; winning results. Fans have a right to be upset, and if throwing a parade to cap off a winless season helps them blow...

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  • ESPN's Sean McDonough basically confirmed that Jon Gruden's going to the Raiders
ESPN's Sean McDonough basically confirmed that Jon Gruden's going to the Raiders

I'm getting ready to go meet ( Titans defensive coordinator) Dick LeBeau". In the opening moments of ESPN's broadcast of the AFC Wild Card game between the Titans and Chiefs on Saturday, play-by-play announcer Sean McDonough issued a lengthy sendoff to Gruden all but confirming that Gruden was leaving the booth.

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  • Julius Erving Released from Hospital After Being Evaluated for Illness
Julius Erving Released from Hospital After Being Evaluated for Illness

Philadelphia 76ers legend Julius "Dr. J" Erving was released from an area hospital Saturday after falling ill Friday night during the Sixers game in South Philadelphia . Erving was in attendance at the Wells Fargo Center to celebrate the 35th anniversary of his famous cradle dunk in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers .

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  • Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday
Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday

Also in Friday night's drawing, there were a total of eight Match 5 winning tickets - one each in California, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Virginia, and two each in Oklahoma and Texas. Today is my lucky day and I am turning 45. The Pasco ticket matched all five numbers and the Mega Ball from Friday nights drawing. MS doesn't have a lottery.

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  • Georgia coach Kirby Smart says SEC more equal than ever
Georgia coach Kirby Smart says SEC more equal than ever

I think everybody's intention is that it's totally fair, and they do it with great integrity and honesty in terms of how they pick, but I think as long as it's subjective, somebody is going to have an opinion of maybe how it could have been done another way.

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  • Florida Gators vs. Missouri Tigers Preview 01/06/18
Florida Gators vs. Missouri Tigers Preview 01/06/18

Chiozza's basket gave the Gators their first lead since 13:51 was left in the game. All of that was fine for most of the game because of Jordan Barnett . Austin in the non-conference slate. Jordan Barnett scored a career-high 28 points in the loss but was scoreless in the game's final 10 minutes. That set up Missouri's final possession, wh...

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  • Mularkey wants Titans to stay 'loose' ahead of playoff game
Mularkey wants Titans to stay 'loose' ahead of playoff game

But at any given moment, Mariota has the ability to make a game-changing play with his arm or legs. It has been an up and down season for Kansas City this year, but they ended it on a high note. The Chiefs could have faced either the Ravens, the Titans, or the Bills. However, under the tutelage of head coach Andy Reid, they have never made it t...

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  • Slumping Stoke part company with Hughes
Slumping Stoke part company with Hughes

The limp nature of Stoke's FA Cup exit proved the final straw as Hughes was axed three hours after the final whistle at the Ricoh Arena. Hughes was sacked by chief executive Tony Scholes at Stoke's training ground after returning from Coventry.

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  • Lithuanian hoops team rearranges season to promote Ball brothers
Lithuanian hoops team rearranges season to promote Ball brothers

LiAngelo and LaMelo are expected to play significant minutes for Vytautas according to head coach Virginijus Seskus , the games will be broadcast in English, and according to Vytautas' press release, the Ball brothers should make their debut next Tuesday.

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