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However, Valencia was going through a transition during that period, under new manager, Gary Neville. Valencia also have their own defensive issues as Jelson Murillo picked up a knock in their last fixture against Espanyol and is a doubt for the game.
  • Magic suffer 8th straight loss after losing to 76ers

    Magic suffer 8th straight loss after losing to 76ers

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    The Orlando Magic lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 130-111 to suffer an eighth consecutive defeat in National Basketball Association on Saturday. Star Sixers rookie Ben Simmons has a hurt elbow. With Simmons out, it'll be interesting who head coach Brett Brown turns to at the starting point guard slot against the Magic. Simmons will miss Saturday night's game against Orlando because of left elbow soreness.
  • Virginia Tech at UVA: 3 keys for the Hokies

    Virginia Tech at UVA: 3 keys for the Hokies

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    The 'Hoos limited the Hokies to 345 yards of total offense, 64 below their season average. "Every opportunity that you have a chance [to score] in a game like this, you have to capitalize", said Mendenhall of his team that squelched its only two chances.
  • European Central Bank speaks to Bairstow over alleged Perth incident

    European Central Bank speaks to Bairstow over alleged Perth incident

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    It is understood that Bancroft, who at that stage had not been selected for the Australian team, did not retaliate. It's alleged Mr Bairstow headbutted Mr Bancroft, before Bancroft was selected for the test team and was playing for WA. As far as reports are concerned, Bancroft did not react to Bairstow's alleged attack. "They are the ones who have come up with this". If a third England player (after Stokes and Alex Hales) is shown to have been involved in any sort of violent incident while ...
  • England rocked by allegations Bairstow 'headbutted' Bancroft

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    The England and Wales Cricket Board has said that it has spoken to Bairstow after claims about an alleged incident involving Bancroft. However, both players engaged in verbal exchanges during the first Ashes Test in Brisbane this week. The players sat down to set out some guidelines around how to approach drinking on this tour, according to coach Trevor Bayliss . "They are the ones who have come up with this".
  • Everybody Is Talking About What Happened Between Klopp And Mane

    Everybody Is Talking About What Happened Between Klopp And Mane

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    And the Liverpool boss has explained his side can't afford to focus on how to catch City. Jurgen Klopp admits that Sadio Mane was "not happy" after a heated exchange between the pair following Liverpool's draw with Chelsea. The 25-year-old was able to play 74 minutes in the 3-0 win over Southampton last weekend and followed that up with a full game in the 3-3 draw against Sevilla on Tuesday evening.
  • Mavericks Vs Thunder NBA Game Preview

    Mavericks Vs Thunder NBA Game Preview

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    The difference between this year's Thunder team and last year's, though, is that last year the focus was only ever going to be on Westbrook no matter what happened. We've got a lot of talent obviously in OKC coming to town, so we've got to lock in on that. "We were happy to come in here and get the victory". Jackson started his career with the Thunder and played three-plus seasons in the league, after being drafted 24th overall by Oklahoma City in 2011.
  • Tyson Fury posts hilarious dance video on Instagram from boxing gym

    Tyson Fury posts hilarious dance video on Instagram from boxing gym

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    Tyson Fury has a long road ahead of him as he goes through the gears on his journey back to the boxing ring but he would not be averse to returning in a different ring entirely. So we'll sit down and decide who we choose but everyone knows the fights I really want. "Listen, he's given me a hell of a lot of stick, as good as he is, but Stavrois, if you're out there, let's get it going".
  • Knicks, without Porzingis and Kanter, get routed by Rockets, 117-102

    Knicks, without Porzingis and Kanter, get routed by Rockets, 117-102

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    The Rockets (15-4) are one of the best teams in the National Basketball Association, defined by their breakneck pace that gives the Knicks (10-9) fits. Kanter is more than likely out for the night. The Knicks acquired Kanter in a blockbuster trade that sent Carmelo Anthony to the Thunder on September 23.
  • Auburn Upsets No. 1 Alabama in the Iron Bowl

    Auburn Upsets No. 1 Alabama in the Iron Bowl

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    Johnson finished with 30 carries for 104 yards and a score before leaving the game in the fourth quarter with an undisclosed injury. "We've got to win next week and that's going to be a handful", Malzahn said. I'm sorry that I could not do a better job as a coach and as a leader". "That's not for me to say", he said. It's so hard to do - two out of three weeks to play the No.
  • Shurmur, Vanderbilt carve up Tennessee

    Shurmur, Vanderbilt carve up Tennessee

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    But looking on to next year, a lot of talent, a whole lot of talent here. Tennessee's loss capped a hugely disappointing season that resulted in the firing of coach Butch Jones earlier this month. Shurmur connected with C.J. Duncan for a 9-yard touchdown in the first quarter to open the scoring for the Commodores. Rashaan Gaulden led the Vols with five tackles and one pass breakup, while Justin Martin, Quart'e Sapp, Micah Abernathy and Daniel Bituly each had four tackles a piece.
  • Next West Brom manager: Derek McInnes committed to Aberdeen

    Next West Brom manager: Derek McInnes committed to Aberdeen

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    I can't do anything about speculation, I've never commented on it and I don't feel the need to now. Nobody has really asked me about West Brom. Who is favourite to take over from Pedro Caixinha as Rangers manager? He just wants to get on in doing the job.
  • Ugly incident overshadows Minnesota's win over Alabama

    Ugly incident overshadows Minnesota's win over Alabama

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    Toss in the idea that Rose is experiencing second thoughts about having his Cougars participate in the Barclays Center Classic this weekend, and a recipe for disaster could be brewing for BYU. Sexton, a potential lottery pick in next year's National Basketball Association draft, will surely be putting video of this one at the top of his game tape.
  • Mayfield leads No. 3 Oklahoma past West Virginia, 59-31

    Mayfield leads No. 3 Oklahoma past West Virginia, 59-31

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    As a team, Oklahoma gained 646 yards of total offense (333 passing, 313 rushing) with 26 first downs on 54 plays. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield didn't start Saturday's game against West Virginia, suspended for the opening series and from serving as captain after his outburst during last week's win at Kansas.
  • Jordan Spieth falls further back at Australian Open

    Jordan Spieth falls further back at Australian Open

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    Day has a strong recent record of converting 54-hole leads into victories on the PGA Tour . Lucas Herbert led Day by a shot after the second round, but trails his compatriot by the same margin after the 21-year-old signed for a level-par 71.
  • Red Wings' Daley out against New Jersey, team awaiting test results

    Red Wings' Daley out against New Jersey, team awaiting test results

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    The New York Rangers have recovered from a terrible start to the season and have a chance to continue their current hot stretch when they open a four-game homestand against the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Tatar's goal gave the Red Wings at least one power-play goal in three consecutive games, and eight of the last 10 - a far cry from last season's severe problems on the unit.
  • Tottenham have no Wembley concerns - Mauricio Pochettino

    Tottenham have no Wembley concerns - Mauricio Pochettino

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    But West Brom proved stubborn opponents after Solomon Rondon fourth-minute opener and claimed a deserved 1-1 draw. Tottenham Hotspur will be looking to pick up all three points this afternoon when they take on West Bromwich Albion at home in the Premier League.
  • Schalke stun Dortmund with biggest comeback, Bayern lose

    Schalke stun Dortmund with biggest comeback, Bayern lose

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    Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin and Schalke goalkeeper Ralf Faehrmann were booked by referee Deniz Aytekin. Dortmund soon had Aubameyang sent off in the 72nd minute, and Schalke wrestled back full control, with Daniel Caligiuri making it 4-3 in the 86th minute and Naldo scoring an uncontested header in stoppage time to grab an equaliser.
  • Ricciardo eyes podium after splitting Ferraris in qualifying

    Ricciardo eyes podium after splitting Ferraris in qualifying

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    Ricciardo admitted that Red Bull's race simulations weren't as strong as his immediate rivals', but believes a podium finish is a realistic target given his track position at the start. "Obviously I give every year a good crack, but give next year a proper crack". "When you have so much time away from the vehicle in the off-season it helps to sign off with a strong result as it makes you feel like you really deserve a break", he told the Red Bull Racing website.