• Paul Lambert: 'Antonio Conte a breath of fresh air'

    Paul Lambert: 'Antonio Conte a breath of fresh air'

    Chelsea last won the league and FA Cup double in the 2009/10 season, under the tutelage of another Italian manager in Carlo Ancelotti. Certainly manager Antonio Conte was able to make nine changes from his regular side for the fourth round tie at home to Brentford yet still emerge comfortable 4-0 winners.

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  • White confirms signing of St-Pierre

    White confirms signing of St-Pierre

    St-Pierre vacated the title and stepped away from MMA following a win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. " He's back. I'm excited ", White told the Times' Lance Pugmire . "Odds are it's going to be Yoel Romero, my next fight". St-Pierre then started showing his face around various Bellator MMA functions. Now, fight fans can finally look forward to the return of "Rush" after St-Pierre officially re-signed with the promotion earlier today (Fri., Feb.

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  • Westminster 2017: Rumor the German shepherd wins best in show

    A German shepherd with local ties didn't need a third time to charm her way to the top at one of the world's premier dog shows. Cats were supposed to be the populist heroes of the 2017 Westminster Dog Show. Mia chose to go at her own pace, eagerly jumping over the obstacles - but only when she wanted to. Judges separate the elite from the field by assessing how the dog compares with official breed standards.

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  • Pistons fall at Milwaukee 102-89 Monday

    Beasley is filling in for Jabari Parker (out for season, knee surgery) and his 23 points were the most he's scored since he had 28 on January 10. The Pistons could not get a win run going after beating the Toronto Raptors . NOTES: Bucks G Khris Middleton scored 11 points in 18 minutes. He leads the Eastern Conference with 37 double-doubles this season. The Pistons open a four-game homestand against the Dallas Mavericks tomorrow night at The Palace.

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  • Real Madrid suffer injury blow on eve of Champions League game

    Cristiano Ronaldo missed team training with Real Madrid on Monday, fueling concerns as to whether he will be fit to play against Napoli midweek in the Champions League . We expect something similar here, with the 3-1 correct score worth a punt at 10.5, but we're going to make Real to win and both teams to score our standout selection.

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  • World Super 6 tees off in Australia tomorrow

    Although the World Super 6 tournament is in its first year, Oosthuizen feels like a defending champion of sorts after winning the 2016 Perth International, also played at Lake Karrinyup. "You can have a five-shot lead and lose your first round in match play and off home you go". The top eight players after the third round will be given a bye in the opening round of match play.

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  • Mighty midfield overcomes deficit to lead Real Madrid to win over Napoli

    Mighty midfield overcomes deficit to lead Real Madrid to win over Napoli

    We didn't have to wait long for the first goal of the match , and what a goal it was. Napoli lost 3-1 on aggregate. The Champions League match between Real Madrid and Napoli is available to stream online. Such a willingness to take a risk, try the unexpected, paid off on just seven minutes. Insigne looked like he was going to pick the ball up and run at goal with it - but instead shot it first-time, having caught Keylor Navas drifting out of goal .

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  • Magic trade Serge Ibaka to Toronto Raptors

    Magic trade Serge Ibaka to Toronto Raptors

    Toronto was said to be the ideal landing spot for Ibaka , so the Raptors appear to have the edge in re-signing him to a long-term deal. Kyle Lowry recently suggested that the Toronto Raptors need to make changes. Should Masai Ujiri and ownership want to retain Ibaka but also keep their luxury tax bill at a more manageable level, they could look to move an existing salary but that will be more complicated than some are expecting.

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  • Giants cut ties with veteran Victor Cruz

    Cruz carried a $9.4 million salary cap hit for the 2017 season. He grew up in Paterson and came to the Giants in 2010 as an undrafted free-agent receiver out of MA, a longshot to even make the team, no less become a star. He missed five games in 2014, and then three games last season with a fractured thumb. "It's been an incredible journey", Cruz said in a team release .

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  • Kevin Durant returns to Oklahoma City

    Kevin Durant returns to Oklahoma City

    If it wasn't for Durant, there wouldn't be all those banners hanging in the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Although, the 32-year-old has played 38.6 mpg, and shot 64% on 6.4 FTA during this stretch. During an ESPN broadcast when the Thunder played at Golden State in January, analyst Jeff Van Gundy predicted the reception from Thunder fans would be "overwhelmingly positive".

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  • Germaine de Randamie KOs male opponent

    Germaine de Randamie KOs male opponent

    Yeah? Okay, cool, whatever. On the contrary, it very much does. A win for either fighter moves them significantly closer to the title, but there is so much more to be gained by Brunson with a win over a legend like Anderson. But there is a lot of pressure that comes with fighting, especially when you're headlining a card like Holm is at UFC 208. Yes, we need a featherweight division.

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  • Philipp Lahm Is Retiring At The End Of The Season

    Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has announced his planned retirement. "Lahm has been an important player for Bayern Munich for over a decade", Rummenigge said . Lahm announced last week after Bayern's German cup win over Wolfsburg that he would like an early termination of his contract in order to retire from the game.

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  • Jesus and Mkhitaryan star as Manchester rises

    Jesus and Mkhitaryan star as Manchester rises

    Jesus, 19, marked his full home debut for City by scoring twice, including a 92nd-minute victor, to give Pep Guardiola's side a 2-1 win over Swansea City that lifted them up to third. "There are 19 year-olds who are physically strong and some who aren't". I have three months to do my best and try to help the team. "He's a guy who has a lot of energy, with the ball and without the ball, so I am so happy".

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  • Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan wins National Football League regular season MVP

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan wins National Football League regular season MVP

    Jones bought the Cowboys in 1989 and became the first owner whose team went to the Super Bowl four times in his first seven years with the franchise. "This is where he is right now, and he has the entire team - he's got the offense, of course - but he also has the defense". "You know what I'm always happy about?" Who will be the offensive coordinator, and what will the new offense look like? His QB rating of 117.1 is also the fifth-best in National Football League history.

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  • Chelsea boost title hopes with 3-1 win over Arsenal

    The disputed "liked" tweet came shortly after Chelsea easily beat Arsenal , 3-1, which of course led to unhappy calling for Wenger to be dismissed on social media. They did it the hard way though, and after spurning several chances in the first half finally got the victor through a 58th minute Harry Kane penalty.

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  • Conte coy on Chelsea duo

    Conte admitted after that emphatic FA Cup fourth round victory that, while he would be pleased if the veteran Serbian global chose to stay put, he "must make the best decision for him and his family". To get a Premier League winners' medal, a player must make a minimum of five appearances, but first choice keeper Thibaut Courtois has started every game in the competition so far.

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