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First, after five minutes, Rondon wasted a glorious opportunity when he failed to connect with Jay Rodriguez's cross just five yards out. Rodriguez put a good effort the wrong side of goal as the Baggies dominated early on, while Yannick Bolasie - back in the starting lineup for the first time in more than a year - fired a high and handsome effort over the bar in Everton's best chance after 25 minutes.
  • Giroud set for Arsenal talks this week

    Giroud set for Arsenal talks this week

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    Both Olivier Giroud and Francis Coquelin limped out of Tuesday's game, with Wenger anticipating Giroud will be out for up to three weeks with a hamstring problem. Reflecting on his current injury concerns, Wenger confirmed that Giroud will miss Friday's visit of Liverpool, while sharing his fears that the French striker faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
  • Liverpool boss Klopp holding talks with Mignolet over form and focus

    Liverpool boss Klopp holding talks with Mignolet over form and focus

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    You look at Arsenal against Liverpool and it was an entertaining game. "The best thing to do is to defend with 10 offensive players because when you have the ball it's much more likely that you will score". Despite disappointment at surrendering a commanding position in north London, Liverpool remain unbeaten in their last 13 matches in all competitions.
  • Man City closing in on £60m deal for Virgil van Dijk

    Man City closing in on £60m deal for Virgil van Dijk

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    Van Dijk handed in a transfer request and went public with an explosive statement over his reasons for wanting to move back in August. On Saturday afternoon, Southampton were held to a 1-1 draw with Huddersfield Town, but the main talking point was the absence of Van Dijk who continues to be linked with a move away from the club.
  • Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia coach after Ashes 2019

    Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia coach after Ashes 2019

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    Warne, who is the most successful bowler in the Test history with 708 wickets from 145 matches, said his decision would, though, depend on time. This week's confirmation that Darren Lehmann would step down as coach of the Australian worldwide teams after the 2019 Ashes has introduced speculation on who could take over.
  • D-backs 1st-rounder makes family cry with Christmas gift

    D-backs 1st-rounder makes family cry with Christmas gift

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    Our home is finally all YOURS. An executive with the Diamondbacks retweeted Smith's video and wrote, "How awesome is this?" The 21-year-old, whose bonus matched the slot value, hit.342 with 13 home runs and a school-record 77 RBIs in 59 games as a junior at Virginia this year.
  • World Cup chief Mutko stands down temporarily as president of Russian FA

    World Cup chief Mutko stands down temporarily as president of Russian FA

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    RFU Director General Alexander Alayev has been appointed the acting president of Russia's governing football body. "I will definitely return after the period of six months, perhaps earlier", Mutko added. Mutko also holds the post of a Russian deputy prime minister, who oversees the issues of sports, tourism and youth affairs in the Russian government.
  • Managerless Swansea come from behind to hold Palace

    Managerless Swansea come from behind to hold Palace

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    Palace are two points clear of the Premier League dropzone. "But the character we showed going 1-0 down was brilliant". There's been a lot going on in the last couple of days and it's all very new being out there in the technical area.
  • Stokes to get go-ahead for IPL

    Stokes to get go-ahead for IPL

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    Stokes was named in England's squad for the one-day global series against Australia, but his return to the worldwide arena remains subject to the outcome of police and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) investigations. Stokes thanked the club for the opportunity afforded to him. 'The board are there to help us with the hard decisions we have to come'. Former English vice-captain Ben Stokes will be allowed to put his name into the next month's Indian Premier League (IPL) auction by ...
  • Jadhav, Thakur return for SA ODIs; Umesh, Rahul miss out

    Jadhav, Thakur return for SA ODIs; Umesh, Rahul miss out

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    India thrashed Sri Lanka on Friday to wrap up the Twenty20 series with a game to spare, Rohit Sharma scoring the joint-fastest century in the shortest format at global level, reaching three figures from only 35 balls. The 27-year-old Shami will spearhead the team's pace attack comprising Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya. The selectors have decided go with the young trio of wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal along with left-arm orthodox Axar ...
  • Gogglebox's June pays emotional tribute to husband Leon

    Gogglebox's June pays emotional tribute to husband Leon

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    June recalled to The Sunday People a year ago: "He took me for a waltz and refreshments which was very posh". The couple went on to have two daughters and proudly revealed they had only spent four days apart from each other throughout their relationship.
  • Vikings shut out Packers

    Vikings shut out Packers

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    The Packers were shut out at home for a second time this season. "There are so many adjectives you could say about him". Yes, the game was surprisingly still in play into the fourth quarter, as ugly as it was for the Packers' offense, with five starters on the inactive list: receiver (concussion), linebackers (ankle/shoulder) and (hamstring), cornerback (knee) and guard (knee).
  • Deputy minister Mutko stepping down as Russia Football Union chief

    Deputy minister Mutko stepping down as Russia Football Union chief

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    Mutko made the announcement during an RFS executive board meeting, the TASS news agency reported . It's a move apparently meant to deflect worldwide criticism as Russian Federation prepares to host the 2018 World Cup. The IOC did not accuse Mr Mutko of being personally involved in doping but banned him from the Olympics for life, saying he and his ministry bore overall responsibility for "failure to respect" anti-doping rules.
  • Josh Rosen Prefers Giants Over Browns In NFL Draft

    Josh Rosen Prefers Giants Over Browns In NFL Draft

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    Rosen might not play in the Bruins' final game of the season in the Cactus Bowl as he is still in concussion protocol, but he has not officially declared for the NFL Draft in order to discuss his options with his parents after the UCLA season is over.
  • Embiid, Redick help 76ers defeat Knicks

    Embiid, Redick help 76ers defeat Knicks

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    And teams are obviously trying to make it as hard as they can for me. J.J. Redick added 24 points and T.J. Porzinigs finished with 44.4 FanDuel points for 5.1x value against the Philadelphia 76ers. "I'm going to be capable of making the right pass or shooting the right shot". I am still learning, and I am still developing. That "cornball" really lit the Knicks up in their own house on Christmas Day, this NY fan must admit.
  • Nike (NKE) Price Target Raised to $61.00

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    Towle & Co who had been investing in Meritor Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.12B market cap company. The stock increased 2.06% or $2.3 during the last trading session, reaching $113.9. Therefore 52% are positive. The brokerage presently has a "hold" rating on the footwear maker's stock. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year.
  • UnitedHealth Group's (UNH) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Raymond James Financial

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    The stock increased 2.01% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $15.2. About 1.43M shares traded. AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) has risen 25.79% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 19 by Mizuho. Nomura maintained JD.com, Inc. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Buy" on Tuesday, October 17.
  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger delighted with Jack Wilshere progress

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger delighted with Jack Wilshere progress

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    The Gunners had trailed 2-0 after Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah goals but Alexis Sanchez , Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil found the net to stun the Reds . Us more on quick combinations, them more on fantastic counter-attacking pace. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was coy over Jack Wilshere's contract talks after their draw with Liverpool .
  • Oakland Raiders @ Philadelphia Eagles: No Wentz for the wicked

    Oakland Raiders @ Philadelphia Eagles: No Wentz for the wicked

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    In the nightcap of the NFL's Christmas Day double-header, the Oakland Raiders take on the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles embarrassed the Raiders 49-20 when Foles tied an National Football League record for the most touchdowns in a single game with seven.