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Neymar has been living up to the billing with 17 goals and 11 assists in just 19 games, but Mbappe, who has only just turned 19, has 13 goals and 10 assists in 19 appearances. So who might it be? Neymar moved away from Barcelona to get away from the shadow of Lionel Messi , but in time could find himself eclipsed by Mbappe.
  • Man jailed for racially assaulting Raheem Sterling

    Man jailed for racially assaulting Raheem Sterling

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    Police say Karl Anderson, aged 29, of Manchester, has been charged with racially aggravated common assault. The Sunday Telegraph newspaper said a man appeared to be waiting for the 23-year-old England global as he pulled up at City's training complex, which is adjacent to the Etihad Stadium.
  • Rosicky retires as rigours of playing worsens

    Rosicky retires as rigours of playing worsens

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    The 37-year-old had been playing for Sparta Prague but the club revealed on Wednesday that he has made a decision to hang up his boots during the winter break. He has played 12 times in all competitions so far in 2017/18, but has decided he is longer able to cope with the physical demands of top level football.
  • Philippe Coutinho and Antoine Griezmann are welcome at Barcelona, says Luis Suarez

    Philippe Coutinho and Antoine Griezmann are welcome at Barcelona, says Luis Suarez

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    Coutinho was desperate to join Barcelona last summer and slapped in a transfer request to force through a move, but Liverpool stonewalled his and the Catalan giants' attempts. In the summer Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu said that the Catalans were forced to abandon the pursuit of Coutinho on deadline day after the Merseysiders asked them to pay €200m.
  • Wenger Reveals Giroud's Hamstring, Set For Scan On Thursday

    Wenger Reveals Giroud's Hamstring, Set For Scan On Thursday

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    When we listen to him, the pain is quite big, but the grade [of injury] is not always linked with the pain". "It is very demanding, especially because we have already a tough schedule behind us". In his post-match press conference, Wenger claimed the Frenchman is expected to be out for 21 days, which would see him miss the rest of the Christmas fixture pile-up.
  • Real Madrid obliged to win El Clasico: Ramos

    Real Madrid obliged to win El Clasico: Ramos

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    When asked what his best moment at the club was, the star agreed that he preferred one moment, Real Madrid's 10th and his first European success, in 2013-14. Reigning champions Real Madrid are now placed fourth in the La Liga. Zidane clearly thinks the same and has at his disposal the best possible option from the bench - a player who can turn a match's momentum.
  • NZ win toss, bowl in first ODI

    NZ win toss, bowl in first ODI

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    Gayle - fresh from notching a record 18 sixes in the Bangladesh Premier League T20 final - had an uncharacteristically subdued innings. He was called into the Black Caps squad for the upcoming series as a late replacement for Colin de Granhomme and Williamson says he's pleased Bracewell, who he's known since pre-school, has the chance to re-establish his career.
  • Christmas Eve services in Corpus Christi

    Christmas Eve services in Corpus Christi

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    The service will begin at 4 p.m. Join Oasis Church this Christmas Eve at 2 Denman Ave.in Clark at both 10 am and 6 pm. At 7 p.m., Holy Communion is by intinction (dipping the wafer into the cup). For more information about the FBC Bullard Christmas Eve service, call (903) 894-8999 or visit www.fbcbullard.com. Mountain View Baptist Church, located in Hays, will present the Christmas cantata at 11 a.m.
  • Bucks withstand furious Cavaliers comeback

    Bucks withstand furious Cavaliers comeback

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    Dwyane Wades back-to-back 3-pointers put the Cavaliers up 107-105, capping a 24-3 run and giving the them first lead since the second quarter. We were able to get stops and get out in transition. refused to let the defending Eastern Conference champions further establish their dominance Tuesday night. Cleveland maintained that four-point margin at 40-36 with exactly nine minutes to play in the half, which was when Milwaukee unleashed a 28-10 surge that gave them a 64-50 lead with 2:46 to go.
  • Oklahoma's Trae Young Ties NCAA Record With 22 Assists

    Oklahoma's Trae Young Ties NCAA Record With 22 Assists

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    It was their third 100-point game this season. The Sooners then seized control with a 20-1 run, going up 29-12 on a 3-pointer by Matt Freeman with 9:52 left before halftime. Oklahoma shot almost 59.4 percent from the field and 44 percent from three. Eleven Sooners scored in the contest, with four hitting double digits.
  • Griezmann: Atletico Reports Barcelona to Federation Internationale de Football Association

    Griezmann: Atletico Reports Barcelona to Federation Internationale de Football Association

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    Atletico were unhappy with Barcelona's attempts to secure Griezmann's services and have complained to the sport's governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association for tapping up their star forward. Griezmann was reportedly closing in on a move to Manchester United during the close-season, but opted to remain at Atletico. "Of course he can leave at some point, like Diego Costa and Arda Turan did in their day", Simeone told L'Equipe.
  • Rap star Kendrick Lamar to perform as part of national championship festivities

    Rap star Kendrick Lamar to perform as part of national championship festivities

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    Now that the games are moved to New Year's Day, with a title game coming the following week, there have been more changes implemented to draw more viewers. No longer is it just another college game, but it has Super Bowl-like intrigue, even for those who don't follow the sport. The Compton rapper is slated to be the halftime performer at the College Football Playoffs 2018 National Championship.
  • Nipsey Hussle Speaks On Reporter Darysa Bashing Diddy

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    Diddy announced his desire to own the team in colorful fashion, taking to Instagram to decree what he would do as majority owner of the team. "For that I sincerely apologize to Mr. "My comment was never meant to downplay what Diddy Combs has accomplished as an entrepreneur nor was it meant to question what he's capable of accomplishing in the future", Wofford said.
  • Sixers star Embiid sits out second successive game

    Sixers star Embiid sits out second successive game

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    The surprise game-time decision of no Embiid is likely affect the team in a negative way, but they will look for other outlets to give the team momentum to be impactful going forward. Corrects 3rd paragraph to nine assists for Simmons instead of eight. He had eight points in 15 minutes. Redick, who scored eight points in the first half, missed the rest of the game because of a tight right hamstring.
  • NRL star Jarryd Hayne reportedly accused of rape

    NRL star Jarryd Hayne reportedly accused of rape

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    V" in 2015, The Mercury News reports . The same case was dismissed back in October 2015 by the District Attorney for insufficient evidence. At the time, she declined to speak with investigators, but filed a police report the next month, her attorneys said.
  • Marcos Alonso: 'Chelsea must win every game to challenge Manchester City'

    Marcos Alonso: 'Chelsea must win every game to challenge Manchester City'

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    The Brazilian exchanged words with Conte following Chelsea's 3-0 loss to Roma in the Champions League group stage and was later axed for the club's 1-0 win over Manchester United . Conte wants to remain loyal to the players who played in earlier rounds against Nottingham Forest and Everton, such as Michy Batshuayi. For sure there is a lot of frustration about the injury because every player wants the training sessions and the chance to give the coach difficulty in his choices.
  • Nick Saban releases statement on injury to 5-star LB Dylan Moses

    Nick Saban releases statement on injury to 5-star LB Dylan Moses

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    As a result, Moses "will be out indefinitely", Saban said. For the season, he had 30 tackles including 5.5 for loss, 1.5 sacks, an interception, and a forced fumble in 11 games. Terrell Lewis (elbow), a top backup at outside linebacker, was also injured in that game. Evans and outside linebacker Anfernee Jennings each missed two games with injuries sustained in that same game.
  • Steph Curry 'making Good Progress,' But Likely Won't Play on Christmas

    Steph Curry 'making Good Progress,' But Likely Won't Play on Christmas

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    However, the Warriors are doing just fine without him, going 5-0 during this stretch. After spraining his ankle against the New Orleans Pelicans , Stephen Curry has missed the Golden State Warriors' last five games. That means the Warriors will go at least four more games without Curry: Wednesday against Memphis, Friday against the Lakers, Saturday against Denver and the much-hyped Christmas Day game against Cleveland.
  • Grand Slam champ Bartoli reveals comeback

    Grand Slam champ Bartoli reveals comeback

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    Shortly after winning the Wimbledon champion in 2013, Bartoli abruptly announced her retirement from professional tournaments. A return is planned in March at the Miami Open and Bartoli hopes to be successful enough over the next two and a half years to earn a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.