• Pat Shurmur Could Bring Case Keenum With Him In Head Coaching Job

    Pat Shurmur Could Bring Case Keenum With Him In Head Coaching Job

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    Shurmur, 52, met with president John Mara, new general manager Dave Gettleman and assistant GM Kevin Abrams in Bloomington, Minn. Shurmur joins Steve Spagnuolo - who took over as interim coach after McAdoo was sacked in early December - and Patriots coordinators Matt Patricia and Josh McDaniels as candidates who have interviewed thus far.
  • Roy Williams addresses exchange between Joel Berry and Ted Valentine

    Roy Williams addresses exchange between Joel Berry and Ted Valentine

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    In a great game featuring top-25 ranked teams in the North Carolina Tar Heels and Florida State Seminoles, TV Teddy twice did something that should make your head explode. However, the ESPN story also highlighted the fact Valentine has worked 28 NCAA tournaments, 10 Final Fours and four national championship games, underscoring the level of respect he has garnered throughout his career as a veteran official.
  • Yemen: media, Riyadh intercepts Houthi missile in south

    Yemen: media, Riyadh intercepts Houthi missile in south

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    Saudi Arabia has repeatedly accused its regional rival Iran of arming the Shia Houthis, but Tehran denies the allegations. Turki Al-Malki, spokesman of the Coalition forces. In turn, a source in the west of Yemen told Sputnik that the army headed by President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, supported by the Saudi-led coalition, had launched a ballistic missile at the Houthis' positions.
  • Juventus shrug off Paulo Dybala exit rumours as Manchester United circle

    Juventus shrug off Paulo Dybala exit rumours as Manchester United circle

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    The Argentinian is now likely to miss the first leg of Juve's Champions League clash with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur after being forced off the pitch in the second half of his side's 1-0 win over Cagliari on Saturday. The left-back is said to have impressed the club with his "attitude and application", although it's added the next four months of this season will decide if he earns a new deal or is put on the market.
  • Man City linked with £50m bid for Harry Maguire

    Man City linked with £50m bid for Harry Maguire

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    The situation has reignited speculation over whether City might try to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window rather than waiting until the summer. But, of course, our strikers are our strikers. "In this moment, we maybe will have two months without Gabriel and two months is a lot of games so we just have one striker".
  • Early Brake Failure Costs Loeb Significant Time on Opening Dakar Stage

    Early Brake Failure Costs Loeb Significant Time on Opening Dakar Stage

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    For the uninitiated, the 2018 Dakar kicked off on 6th of Jan and will conclude on Jan 20th traversing its way through three countries: Peru , Bolivia and Argentina. However, the Indian rider's team Hero MotoSports got a big jolt as its senior-most member Joaquim Rodriguez was ruled out due to an accident. Aravind KP made his debut in Dakar Rally previous year with the Sherco TVS rally team .
  • Packers coach Mike McCarthy says new GM 'has to fit'

    Packers coach Mike McCarthy says new GM 'has to fit'

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    Murphy is defining new roles for current members of the front office, with vice president of football administration Russ Ball, player personnel director Brian Gutenkunst and possibly director of football operations Eliot Wolf reportedly expected to have re-defined duties.
  • Real Madrid confirm Ramos calf injury

    Real Madrid confirm Ramos calf injury

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    Zidane said on realmadrid.com: "Bale's start to the game was exceptional and he really radiated positivity". That win put Barca 14 points ahead of Madrid, all be it with an extra game played, and that gap could momentarily at least have opened to 17 points if Barca are able to defeat Levante on Sunday afternoon.
  • Nick Saban, Kirby Smart indifferent to UCF's national championship claim

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    Flashing a smile and embracing defensive players like Reggie Ragland, Reuben Foster and Jonathan Allen were two of the last three things Kirby Smart did in his final game at the University of Alabama . We've just got to move forward. "Our focus is on us". "I hope we've utilized it to the best of our abilities". "I know how hard it is for - we've only had one undefeated season in all the time I've been around", Saban said.
  • Everton fans react to Kevin Mirallas loan exit

    Everton fans react to Kevin Mirallas loan exit

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    Yet, he has only made five appearances for Everton in the Premier League this season - three of them as a substitute. The Belgium global has not played any Premier League minutes since Sam Allardyce took charge of the Toffees at the end of November, and it is understood Everton will receive a payment as part of the deal.
  • Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 West Ham United

    Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 West Ham United

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    It is the fourth time Spurs have been held at their temporary home in the Premier League this season and Mauricio Pochettino's side lie fifth, three points shy of Liverpool a place above them. But South Korea star Son responded to that goal of the season contender with a memorable finish of his own as he beat West Ham goalkeeper Adrian from 25 yards.
  • LSU searching for new offensive coordinator after Orgeron-Canada split

    LSU searching for new offensive coordinator after Orgeron-Canada split

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    Canada is expected to receive a $1.7 million settlement to buy out the final two years of his LSU contract, according to The Advocate's Ross Dellenger . Orgeron admitted that for that game he requested that Canada tone down the basics of his offense - the numerous shifts and motions around the jet sweeps in the attack - but gave him back the keys to his offense in the second half when the Tigers came up short.
  • Drummond out for Pistons against Harden-less Rockets

    Drummond out for Pistons against Harden-less Rockets

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    Detroit was a combined 38-percent from the field as it lost for the third time in four games. They led by 14 on a couple of occasions. The big man showed plenty of heart in a game where he could've sat out. That task was made infinitely more hard by the absence of center Andre Drummond , who did not dress Saturday because of bruised ribs on his right side.
  • Armani fue despedido como un héroe en Colombia y elogió a River

    Armani fue despedido como un héroe en Colombia y elogió a River

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    La obsesión de la estrella de 31 años es integrar la selección de Argentina en el Mundial de Rusia. Armani, ya cumpliste los sueños de millones en Colombia, ahora andá y cumplí los tuyos en tu nación. "Y voy a conseguirlo", manifestó. Nacional escribió en las redes sociales: "Te extrañaremos Franco" y otro ídolo de Nacional, René Higuita, ahora entrenador de arqueros del equipo, expresó: "Armani, tu grandeza se transformó en leyenda".
  • LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball Miss Game Due to Objection to Reality Show Cameras

    LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball Miss Game Due to Objection to Reality Show Cameras

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    Lithuania is a basketball-crazed country, however, LiAngelo and LaMelo's Big Baller Brand Challenge debut games will be broadcast globally on Facebook . LaVar Ball has made it clear that he wants all three of his sons to be playing for his hometown Los Angeles Lakers, and Ball now has a very ambitious timetable in place.
  • Bears interview Pat Shurmur and Josh McDaniels for coaching job

    Bears interview Pat Shurmur and Josh McDaniels for coaching job

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    But as a top assistant in one of the most successful regimes in National Football League history and with a long history of working with one of the greatest quarterbacks in Tom Brady, he is one of the top candidates on the market. Randy Moss set a league mark with 23 touchdown receptions, and Wes Welker established a Patriots single-season record with 112 catches. After Brady suffered a season-ending knee injury in the 2008 regular-season opener, another McDaniels protégé, Matt Cassel, led ...
  • Messi's Barcelona stay linked to Catalonia

    Messi's Barcelona stay linked to Catalonia

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    El Mundo claims that Barca "understand that Catalan independence would constitute a major change to [Messi's] contract" and thus have agreed to insert the escape clause. If Barcelona which falls in the Catalan region is restricted from participating in the La Liga which is the Spanish top flight and is forced to stand out of the English or the French league then any club wanting Messi won't have to pay the clause.
  • China Payments Firm Runs into US Roadblock

    China Payments Firm Runs into US Roadblock

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    The recent debacle with MoneyGram and Ant Financial bid was seemingly rejected again, for the third time, by United States national-security panel. China-based Ant Financial Services Group announced a year ago it had agreed to pay $1.2bn for US-listed Moneygram International, which operates in more than 200 countries, including the UK.
  • Andy Murray withdraws from Australian Open due to hip injury

    Andy Murray withdraws from Australian Open due to hip injury

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    Rublev, the world number 38, is tipped to be one of the next generation of players to replace the "old guard" of stars like Murray, who is struggling with a hip injury. Novak Djokovic (elbow) and Rafael Nadal (knee) are both battling for full fitness ahead of the Australian Open while Stan Wawrinka , another 30 something, is returning from a knee injury, as Roger Federer did past year in stunning fashion.