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President-elect Weah has always been a prominent public figure in Liberia largely thanks to his former hugely successful career as a professional footballer. Mr Boakai has now conceded to Mr Weah and offered his congratulations. The commission said late Wednesday that it would begin announcing provisional results from Tuesday's vote on Thursday.
  • CFL to Approve Contract for Johnny Manziel to Play in 2018

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    According to a statement released by the league , representatives have been in discussions to determine whether the former Heisman trophy victor was eligible. After a 2016 domestic violence charge against Manziel was dismissed, the former first-round pick was required to pass an anger management class and participate in a substance-abuse program.
  • Premier League Preview: Liverpool v. Leicester

    Premier League Preview: Liverpool v. Leicester

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    Liverpool , of course, announced on Wednesday that they will be signing Virgil van Dijk for £75m from Southampton in January, and that could inspire them to the three points. However, the Foxes can take solace from the fact that even with during this recent winless run they have played very well against the bigger teams.
  • Shikhar Dhawan's family stopped at Dubai airport

    Shikhar Dhawan's family stopped at Dubai airport

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    Shikhar vented his frustration out in a series of tweets and started, "Absolutely unprofessional from @emirates". The Indian squad's journey to South Africa saw them stop over in Dubai , and it was there where Dhawan's family experienced problems.
  • Andrew Luck: 'I Do Not Think That I Need Another Surgery'

    Andrew Luck: 'I Do Not Think That I Need Another Surgery'

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    He is expected to resume a throwing program, which could indicate whether he will need another surgery on his right arm. "I think I need to work more and need more time to stay on this "straight and narrow" if you will". The Colts would love to see Luck get some throwing in this offseason, but they need to learn their lesson from earlier this year and not rush him back.
  • Tickets sell out for Jacksonville Jaguars home playoff game

    Tickets sell out for Jacksonville Jaguars home playoff game

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    The Titans' game against the Jaguars on Sunday will help determine the future of the coach. Saints rookie running back Alvin Kamara said the National Football League has fined him $6,079 for wearing Christmas-themed red cleats with white trim during last Sunday's victory over Atlanta.
  • Texans Won't Be Disciplined For Tom Savage Concussion

    Texans Won't Be Disciplined For Tom Savage Concussion

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    As a result, several changes are being implemented to the concussion protocol. The Seattle Seahawks were fined $100,000 last week for a violation of the protocols involving quarterback Russell Wilson during a November 9 game. "So they were not [penalized]", NFL Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills said of the Texans. Savage was allowed to return to the Texans' Dec. 10 home game vs.
  • Accumulating snow arrives Friday night, followed by more frigid temperatures

    Accumulating snow arrives Friday night, followed by more frigid temperatures

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    Wind chill values as low as -15. "With those types of temperatures, if we have any wind at all we'll have risky wind chill as well". Breezy winds makes wind chill values feel like the teens again. Another shot of cold air for Saturday with highs only about 7 degrees. Skies should clear back out Friday night , so another cold one is on tap with lows possibly dipping back below 0.
  • Man City have advantage thanks to Premier League fixture list, moans Mourinho

    Man City have advantage thanks to Premier League fixture list, moans Mourinho

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    Premier League giants Manchester United were given an almighty scare by Burnley on Tuesday night as the Red Devils were forced to dig deep to secure a 2-2 draw with the Clarets at Old Trafford. "But at this moment in time the poor run they are on, you would expect one or two players coming in". He responded: "When you tell a club like Man Utd, do you think Milan is not as big as us?" City spent £130m on the defenders Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker and Danilo in the summer, while United ...
  • UFC 219: Holm hoping experience will count against Justino

    UFC 219: Holm hoping experience will count against Justino

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    That puts her in a good position to take on yet another unstoppable force in Cris Cyborg . On his expectations for the fight : "For Cris Cyborg , to win this fight , obviously it's a big fight for her". Nurmagomedov is now a big -280 favorite versus Edson Barboza (19-4) in his first fight since UFC 205 on November 12, 2016. Health problems and injuries have plagued second-ranked Nurmagomedov for much of his career, but once he finally makes it into action, he's been ideal, ...
  • Eagles vs. Cowboys Week 17: four things to watch on defense

    Eagles vs. Cowboys Week 17: four things to watch on defense

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    The Cowboys' goal is to win Sunday, but within the larger goal are smaller goals. This time, the roles are reversed. It's frustrating, but it's probably for the best the Cowboys won't make the playoffs. OUR PREDICTION: The under has cashed in six of the last eight meetings between these two teams in Philadelphia. A sixth-round pick out of IN by the Washington Redskins IN 2016, Sudfeld appeared IN six preseason games with the Redskins the last two summers.
  • Conte wants Chelsea to improve squad depth in January

    Conte wants Chelsea to improve squad depth in January

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    The Chelsea boss has now set his side the aim of securing a Champions League place and says the competitiveness of England's top-flight makes it the "holy league". Conte also dismissed speculation surrounding the future of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and winger Eden Hazard at the club, saying the two players are key to the club's ambitions of collecting more major trophies in the future.
  • Wade Davis reportedly agrees to a record deal with the Rockies

    Wade Davis reportedly agrees to a record deal with the Rockies

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    Davis, 32, has 79 saves over the past four seasons, including 32 last season. Of course, this has been a possibility for some time, with Davis one of the hottest commodities on the market in terms of relief arms. The option reportedly will vest as a $15 million player option if Davis finishes 30 games in 2020. It remains to be seen if the Rockies feel like Davis will be the closer or if they will also try and bring back Holland, who is a free agent.
  • Saints rookie: 'Grinch' fined me for holiday-themed cleats

    Saints rookie: 'Grinch' fined me for holiday-themed cleats

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    He was told at halftime that the red cleats, created to look like stockings, were a no-no because they didn't match the team's uniforms, but Kamara chose to keep wearing them in the second half anyway. Kamara's tweet indicates that he wants to follow through on those plans. Rumors began to swirl during the game that the Pro Bowl bound Kamara would face a fine for the footwear since the red cleats violate the league's uniform policy.
  • Liverpool's Brewster accuses UEFA of brushing racism 'under the carpet'

    Liverpool's Brewster accuses UEFA of brushing racism 'under the carpet'

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    Fifa, world football's governing body, and European football's governing body, Uefa, were unavailable to comment on the claims made by Brewster. It is distressing to see that such incidents still occur in the world of football. Talented Liverpool teenager Rhian Brewster has opened up about the racial abuse he received during the UEFA Youth League clash with Spartak Moscow .
  • Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino

    Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino "looking forward" to 2018

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    But unlike the rest, Kane still has one more game to play this year. "I wanted to win the game but of course I wanted to score as a striker". Tottenham fans revelled in their hero's success with a song mocking those that branded Kane a one-season wonder after he exploded onto the scene with 21 league goals in 2014-15.
  • What's Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Upside After Achieving 52-Week High?

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    Peak6 Investments Lp who had been investing in Constellation Brands Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $44.51 billion market cap company. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Friday, April 28. Constellation Brands, Inc is an worldwide beverage alcohol company.
  • Hazard senior reveals why son has turned down new Chelsea deal

    Hazard senior reveals why son has turned down new Chelsea deal

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    The 2012 UEFA Champions League winners have promised a gratifying salary in Hazard's new contract extension. Hazard has arguably been the Blues' best player since his arrival in the Premier League five years ago, while also establishing himself as probably the most influential player in the English top flight during the same period.
  • Allardyce confirms Everton's plans to sign striker

    Allardyce confirms Everton's plans to sign striker

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    The Merseysiders are hopeful of thrashing out an agreement with the Turkish giants before Monday, when the January transfer window opens, but Besiktas insist that no deal is in place yet . Tosun has demonstrated a knack of finding the net over the past few seasons, despite a hard first campaign with Besiktas after joining them in 2014.
  • Montella replaces Berizzo as Sevilla coach

    Montella replaces Berizzo as Sevilla coach

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    Montella will arrive in Seville on Friday evening ahead of his appointment as successor to Eduardo Berizzo, who was sacked by the LaLiga club on Saturday. Montella, who joined Milan in 2016, was let go in November, with Gennaro Gattuso stepping in as his replacement. Details on Sevilla FC's new coaching team will be made public shortly.
  • 'Room for more' as Ronaldo wins another Globe award

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    The honour added to his record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or and FIFA's The Best Award this year after helping Madrid to LaLiga and Champions League glory. "It's an honour for me and the club". "It means things have gone well and worked well". Speaking to Juve legend Alessandro Del Piero after collecting the Player of the Year prize at the Globe Soccer Awards , the five-time Ballon d'Or victor said: " Many clubs were interested in me".