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Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield will NOT start this weekend - and has been stripped of his team captain status - as a result of the junk-grabbing gesture during the Kansas game. Visuals of the incident ripped through the national sports and news cycle Saturday and Sunday and ignited hot debate on social media. "I am a competitive player but what I did was unacceptable so I apologize".
  • Ant McPartlin jokes about rehab stint on I'm a Celebrity

    Ant McPartlin jokes about rehab stint on I'm a Celebrity

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    Ant McPartlin was treated for drug addiction in June. After Ant slammed a small model of the celebrities' camp on their desk, Dec joked: "That took me all summer to make that". Jack, 22, then said to Toff: "I couldn't pinpoint where I've met you but it was.drunk". As Ant looked incredulous, asking "What?!", Dec explained he must be reading from an old script, saying: "Well nobody was sure if you would make it or not".
  • Pep Guardiola Will 'Kill' Manchester City Stars If They Get Complacent

    Pep Guardiola Will 'Kill' Manchester City Stars If They Get Complacent

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    We don't have a lot of central defenders. Losing Stones will put added strain on a City squad that faces 12 fixtures in all competitions during the remainder of 2017, with Benjamin Mendy already sidelined. "I have an incredible squad with good players and everyone is going to play and I have to use the squad". "It is unfortunate for us and for John (Stones) and I think he might be out for six weeks with that type of injury", Guardiola said as quoted by the club official website.
  • Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo slams teammates after draw with Atletico Madrid

    Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo slams teammates after draw with Atletico Madrid

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    Incredibly, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have scored just TWICE between them. Over his career, Ronaldo has thrived against Real's crosstown rival, Atletico. "I was really, really motivated to start the season", Ronaldo told L'Equipe . Real Madrid have confirmed that club captain Sergio Ramos suffered a broken nose during Saturday's 0-0 draw in the Liga derby at Atletico Madrid.
  • Paine, Marsh, Bancroft in Australia's Ashes squad

    Paine, Marsh, Bancroft in Australia's Ashes squad

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    Smith also spoke to Renshaw and while the 21-year-old was gutted to have been dropped, the Australian skipper is confident that he will be knocking on the selectors' door in the near future. "His batting form in recent outings for the Cricket Australia XI and Tasmania has been good". "We still view Matthew [Renshaw] as a player of enormous talent, but he is out of form at the moment and we don't feel an Ashes Test match is the best place for him to find form".
  • Paul Pogba starts for Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on bench

    Paul Pogba starts for Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on bench

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    Asked if he ever doubted he would return, he told BT Sport , "No, because lions, they don't recover like humans. You just do your recovery and try to get back and play". "The returning of injured players is obviously nice. Especially in Zlatan's case, it was such a dramatic injury and to see him back is a great emotion", Mourinho added.
  • Arsenal set to appoint Dortmund's Sven Mislintat as chief scout

    Arsenal set to appoint Dortmund's Sven Mislintat as chief scout

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    The appointment of Mislintat is a major boost to Arsenal's recruitment process, as the 45-year-old is credited with discovering and signing Robert Lewandowski , the current Bayern forward, star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, USA worldwide Christian Pulisic, and Ousmane Dembele, the France attacker who left Dortmund for Barcelona over the summer in a £135.5m deal.
  • Former tennis star Jana Novotna dies at 49 after cancer battle

    Former tennis star Jana Novotna dies at 49 after cancer battle

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    One of the leading players of the 1990s, Novotna famously broke her grand slam singles duck at Wimbledon in 1998, her win over Nathalie Tauziat a particularly popular one given the emotional scenes that had followed the Czech's loss to Steffi Graf in the 1993 final.
  • Italian Football Federation confirm firm interest in Chelsea's Antonio Conte

    Italian Football Federation confirm firm interest in Chelsea's Antonio Conte

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    Gian Piero Ventura lost his job as Italy boss this week after their failure to make next year's World Cup following defeat to Sweden over two legs in their playoff match. Conte was the Italian boss at the 2016 European Championships. "I say getting warmer", Tavecchio told Gazzetta Dello Sport when discussing possible target.
  • PSG Reportedly Eye Liverpool Star Philippe Coutinho as Primary Summer Target

    PSG Reportedly Eye Liverpool Star Philippe Coutinho as Primary Summer Target

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    Seriously it brings me joy watching him'. The Reds rejected three offers from Barcelona for Coutinho during the summer transfer window and the Brazilian recently claimed that he is happy at Anfield . No one will arrive to the Camp Nou in January if they can not shift players off the wage bill and they are desperate to get rid of Turkish midfielder Arda Turan who is a high earner but yet to feature this season.
  • David Lee, former Knicks All-Star, retires from National Basketball Association

    David Lee, former Knicks All-Star, retires from National Basketball Association

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    However, he would ultimately become quite the journeyman toward the end of his National Basketball Association tenure en route to suiting up for three different teams in what would become his final two seasons atop the highest level. Lee was a first-round pick by NY in the 2005 NBA Draft and spent five seasons with the Knicks, earning NBA All-Star honors in 2010. His final year was spent with the Spurs, where he averaged 7.3 points and 5.6 rebounds while playing in 79 games.
  • New viral Country song targets National Football League player protesters

    New viral Country song targets National Football League player protesters

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    Titled "Take A Knee My Ass", McCoy first performed the single during a November 8 concert in Branson, Mo., and posted the video to his official Facebook page . A year ago, former National Football League player Colin Kaepernick made a decision to fight for equality and social justice off the field, but used his platform on the turf to spread his message.
  • Turbat massacre: FIA nabs key human trafficking suspect

    Turbat massacre: FIA nabs key human trafficking suspect

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    The bodies bore bullet wounds and were of people from different parts of Punjab, including Mandi Bahauddin, Gujranwala, Gujrat and Sialkot. All five of them belonged to Gujrat and - as per spokesperson of the Balochistan government - they were killed on the same day as the other 15 whose bodies were found earlier.
  • Amitabh Bachchan, AbRam and Candy floss, picture reveal all

    Amitabh Bachchan, AbRam and Candy floss, picture reveal all

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    During the promotions of Dilwale, when Shah Rukh Khan was asked about the possible actor pair who could replace SRK-Kajol in future, King Khan had said, "AbRam-Aaradhya". Aishwarya wore a Gauri and Nainika gown in the same hue as daughter Aaradhya's pretty princess dress. Today is Ash's late dad, Krishnaraj's birthday and she will bring in the day with kids from the Smile Train India.
  • Celtics put 14-game winning streak on the line vs. Hawks

    Celtics put 14-game winning streak on the line vs. Hawks

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    Curry said with a smirk, responding to a question on that very topic. Playing his second game since suffering a facial fracture, Irving shed his protective mask in the second quarter. Atlanta outscored the Kings 64-35 in the first half. But the Warriors were able to maintain their lead thanks to 14 fast- break points. Durant was the only one of the three to score during a 12-0 Warriors run late in the second quarter.
  • The Shield Reigns Supreme at WWE Survivor Series

    The Shield Reigns Supreme at WWE Survivor Series

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    For a split second it seemed as though Triple H was going to side with Shane against Strowman, however, he then kicked McMahon in the gut and hit him with the Pedigree to pick up the win for Team RAW . Both trios struggled to get to their feet, but then charged at each other at full speed, frustrations getting the better of them. Just like the Houston Astros edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 to win the World Series, Team Raw won brand bragging rights by edging Team SmackDown 4-3 on ...
  • Unhappy return for Monk as Leeds hang on against Middlesbrough

    Unhappy return for Monk as Leeds hang on against Middlesbrough

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    The team is alive. "They have done the work so well, especially over the last few weeks and I believe we deserve these three points". Jansson said: "We came from bad results". "When the referee gave a penalty for the opponent, the character and responsibility the players took on the pitch was ideal and I congratulate them.
  • John Elway thinks the Denver Broncos went 'a little bit soft'

    John Elway thinks the Denver Broncos went 'a little bit soft'

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    Anderson went straight up the middle to give Denver a 7-6 lead with 41 seconds left in the first quarter. Elway's words were selected very carefully as he addressed the media and what has gone wrong with this team. At least Denver was competitive against the Bengals after losing 41-16 to the New England Patriots and 51-23 to the Philadelphia Eagles in its previous two contests.
  • Mitchell Trubisky throws for 179 yards, TD in Bears' loss to Lions

    Mitchell Trubisky throws for 179 yards, TD in Bears' loss to Lions

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    The Detroit Lions fell behind their longtime rivals, the Chicago Bears , 10-0 and 17-7 early before rallying behind quarterback Matthew Stafford and kicker Matt Prater for a 27-24 triumph at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon. But Detroit didn't need to win pretty against the Chicago Bears in Week 11-they just needed to win. The Bears were starting from their own 17-yard line , and Trubisky moved the offense into field goal range.
  • Ariya's 18th-hole birdie wins Florida tournament

    Ariya's 18th-hole birdie wins Florida tournament

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    I guess its golf". It appeared Thompson would take the title, needing only a two-foot tap-in par putt at 18 to reach the clubhouse on what proved to be the winning score. The 26-year-old told LPGA.com she had been resting at home for two weeks after a bout of energy-sapping mononucleosis and that the cold weather in South Dakota had made practice hard.
  • Stefon Diggs has a quiet game Sunday as Vikings beat Rams

    Stefon Diggs has a quiet game Sunday as Vikings beat Rams

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    Additionally, this the first time a Minnesota Vikings quarterback has won the award since Matt Cassel won it in Week 15 of the 2013 season . Stefon Diggs caught 4-of-6 targets for 32 yards in the Vikings' Week 11 win over the Rams. The crowd was raucous, the offense had to use the silent count and Minnesota's defense was absolutely dominant up front and in the secondary. The Vikings defense has stars at every level, and the offense has been good enough.