• Man City's Jesus set for first start, tipped for greatness by Carlos

    But Allardyce said Toure should not have been on the pitch to score City's third goal, having been involved in an incident on the half hour mark, when he fouled Jordon Mutch as he burst down the right wing. "We can not forget it is not easy for a player from another country to come here at 20 years old and play at a big club where always he has no other option than to win, win, win".

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  • Klopp hits back at Jose Mourinho over windy jibe

    Klopp hits back at Jose Mourinho over windy jibe

    Just as Hull appeared to be out of ideas, debutant Lazar Markovic fired a precision ball into the path of David Meyler inside the penalty box and his first time volleyed cross was dispatched in fine style by Niasse. A paltry home crowd reflected both the significant edge that Marouane Fellaini's late header had given United in the first leg and ongoing dissent towards Hull's owner Assem Allam.

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  • Pro Bowl winners make more money than Super Bowl losers

    Originally, only Atkins and A.J. A year ago for example, the Pro Bowl drew eight million viewers and earned a 4.5 rating (its lowest since earning a 3.7 mark in 2006) and was crushed by Grease: Live. The NFL has been trying to figure out a way to make the Pro Bowl not suck for years now. One of the events was a dodgeball game , and Dalton was the first player eliminated.

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  • Barcelona qualify for 7th consecutive Copa del Rey semi-finals

    The Rojiblancos' reward for beating Eibar 5-2 over two legs in the last round is a semi-final tie with Barca, who are aiming to become the first team in the modern era to win the trophy three times in a row. After Real Madrid missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey following a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo on Wednesday night, the Blaugrana stayed on course for a third straight title by thrashing Real Sociedad at Camp Nou on Thursday.

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  • Australian Open: Venus Williams ends Coco Vandeweghe impressive run, reaches final

    Australian Open: Venus Williams ends Coco Vandeweghe impressive run, reaches final

    Serena will be going for Grand Slam title number 23. "I was crying, so I'm a bit blocked up. I hope for him, too", he added. "I cried because I'm generally quite an emotional person". "But unfortunately that's also so much to do with Serena herself, the kind of tennis that she plays". " For me it depends on if I can match it, as well as if I can beat her to that punch of getting first strike, first play ", said the American.

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  • Venus Williams beats Coco Vandweghe to reach surprise Australian Open final

    Williams, 35, is a six-time champion down under and raced through the contest against her 34-year-old opponent, winning 6-2 6-1. "For us both to be in the final is the biggest dream come true", said Serena. "I'm sure she's going to want to be in her first final". She has a pretty good record against me, and we have a good record against each other. I just couldn't be happier.

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  • Middlesbrough knock back Leicester's bid for Ramirez

    He's handed in a transfer request but the offer we received was not good enough. He could play his best here last season. The France worldwide might not have arrived with the same price tag, but his back story made the prospect of him failing to shine a more appealing narrative to the local audience, and so the former Newcastle man's toils have been disproportionately highlighted in comparison to those of his attacking cohort.

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  • The Rising Stars Challenge lineups again pits the United States against worldwide players

    The World Team will face the U.S. Team, which won 157-154 a year ago in Toronto. He has scored in double figures 10 times over 44 games this season, already matching the amount of times he scored in double figures a year ago. Knicks rookies Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Willy Hernangomez were not chosen to play on the World Team. The Rising Stars Challenge will televised live on TNT at 8 p.m.

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  • Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Dies in Car Accident in Dominican Republic

    Ventura, who was 25 years old, was with the Royals since 2013. Former Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians infielder Andy Marte has died following a auto crash in his native Dominican Republic. Ventura was the opposing starting pitcher in Marte's final major-league game. He debuted with the Braves later that season, appearing in 24 games before being traded to the Boston Red Sox for Edgar Renteria the following winter.

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  • Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams beats Mona Barthel to reach quarter-finals

    Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams beats Mona Barthel to reach quarter-finals

    Murray and Evans had hoped to become the first British pair to reach the men's quarter-finals at Melbourne Park in 40 years and the first at a grand slam since Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski at Wimbledon in 1997. "I missed a lot and I made a lot of unforced errors. It was not my day and not my match, for sure". "For me, it depends on if I can match it as well as if I can beat her to that punch of getting first strike, first play".

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  • Wenger: Arsenal Don't Need Payet Or Any New Signing

    Wenger: Arsenal Don't Need Payet Or Any New Signing

    The French global is desperate to return to Marseille and is determined to hold his nerve and force a the move despite being linked with a switch to Arsenal and Manchester United in recent days. "Payet could have made his feelings clear to Bilic in private. They basically don't want anything to do with him". Suddenly other players are stepping up and taking the game by the scruff of the neck.

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  • U.S. captaincy delights Furyk

    U.S. captaincy delights Furyk

    The 46-year-old's vice-captain will be Davis Love, a losing captain in 2012 but victorious in 2016 when the U.S. beat Europe 17-11 to regain the trophy. in the history of the format. It's the first time France has hosted the event. "I just get chills thinking about all the events I've been able to participate in and now to sit here as the captain for 2018 is such an honour".

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  • Jordy Nelson, Quinten Rollins will work with rehab group

    Jordy Nelson, Quinten Rollins will work with rehab group

    Nelson was hospitalized on Sunday but released Monday. McCarthy says if Jordy can practice on Saturday, he'll have a chance to play against the Cowboys. NFL Network is reporting that Nelson has "at least two" broken ribs. The Packers scored the last 24 points of the game after the Giants briefly closed the gap to 14-13 in the third quarter.

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  • Marshall Faulk, Peyton Manning lead 2017 CFB HOF class

    But he was 0-3 against Spurrier, who won six SEC titles and the school's first national championship in 1996. Peterson helped the GSU Eagles win national championships in 1999 and 2000, with a total of three title game appearances. The announcement was made Monday morning. The Class of 2017 for the College Football Hall of Fame is certainly not short on star power. Spurrier, a graduate of Science Hill High School in Johnson City, is only the fourth person in history to be inducted ...

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  • Ake Recalled From Bournemouth Loan By Chelsea

    Ake Recalled From Bournemouth Loan By Chelsea

    The Dutchman has made 12 appearances for the Cherries and scored three goals, including a last-minute victor against Liverpool in December. Alongside the return of Ake, Kurt Zouma has made a return to full fitness after he featured in Chelsea's FA Cup win.

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  • Ronaldo Beats Messi To FIFA Best Player Award

    Ronaldo Beats Messi To FIFA Best Player Award

    He also won the prestigious Ballon d'Or Award. The two other awards which will be handed out are "The Best Women's Player " gong and " FIFA Puskas award" (for the best goal of 2016). Messi himself snubbed Ronaldo by picking Barcelona team-mates Suarez, Neymar and Andres Iniesta, while Ronaldo did much the same thing by choosing Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Sergio Ramos.

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  • West Ham give up on signing Defoe

    West Ham give up on signing Defoe

    We didn't have a great many players available. Defoe has been Sunderland's leading goal threat this season, scoring eleven Premier League goals in 20 appearances in a struggling side. "Can we try to get him ready for the next game (Stoke) of course we will, but I'm not sure yet", Moyes told Sunderland Echo. "I actually think he's a good striker as well, and so we played him in behind [against Liverpool]".

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