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In the first round of high-level talks between the countries in more than two years, North Korea said last week it would send a delegation to the Olympics. North Korea and the United States, a staunch ally of South Korea, have been engaged in heated rhetoric regarding North Korea's ramped-up nuclear missile program.
  • Ruthless Nadal powers to first round win at Australian Open

    Ruthless Nadal powers to first round win at Australian Open

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    And the 26-year-old Romanian, who now has no clothing sponsor, confirmed she would wear the same "lucky" red dress in Australia that she used while registering a dominant victory at the Shenzhen Open a fortnight ago. "It hasn't been 100 per cent yet healed". "Obviously I know I'm hitting the ball well, " Kyrgios said. You know what you're going to get with him.
  • LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball shut out in Lithuanian pro debut

    LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball shut out in Lithuanian pro debut

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    The Ball brothers combined for 31 points for BC Vytautus in their first game, a 90-80 victory over BC Zalgiris, and followed that up with 60 total points Monday against BC Vilniaus Lietuvos. He attempted an off-the-backboard alley-oop with a defender right behind him. LaMelo was able to throw the ball off the backcourt, make some contact with it off the bounce, but it flung out of his hands and he barely grabbed the rim.
  • New Stoke manager: Graham Potter keen on replacing Mark Hughes

    New Stoke manager: Graham Potter keen on replacing Mark Hughes

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    The club are looking to replace Mark Hughes before they travel to Old Trafford for a Premier League clash next Monday, setting up the possibility of an intriguing permanent managerial debut for Giggs. United manager Jose Mourinho remained hopeful of taking his side away from freezing Manchester in order to enjoy some warm weather training but the trip depended on the outcome of a couple of FA Cup ties.
  • Real Tried To Sign Messi For €250m In 2013

    Real Tried To Sign Messi For €250m In 2013

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    Though, fortunately, it does not affect the area operated on earlier in the season. Their dismantling of Real Madrid at the Bernabeu at Christmas-time not only effectively ended the title race, but also showed that this Barcelona side are slowly developing into a great team.
  • Lukaku uses Snapchat to leak Alexis Sanchez move to United

    Lukaku uses Snapchat to leak Alexis Sanchez move to United

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    Speaking to Manchester United's website , Mourinho said: "Our squad was built not to have new players in January". "Alexis would have played but this is a hard period for him". "That's why I didn't want to travel with him today for him to go somewhere else". Sanchez has been strongly linked with a move to United with many sources claiming the deal to be completed.
  • Playoff dreams come true for 99-year-old Vikings fan

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    She says she's overwhelmed and the experience is awesome. - Millie Wall has been a Vikings fan through every up and every down, since the team was founded in 1961-though lately, there's certainly been more ups than downs. 99 years old and first Vikings game. "So now I put a string on (the brick) so I can retrieve it", she said. "I was bawling the whole time". The other three games were different and wild and the last game of the day, Saints at Vikings, gave us the most incredible ending ...
  • Pirates' Andrew McCutchen To Be Traded To San Francisco Giants

    Pirates' Andrew McCutchen To Be Traded To San Francisco Giants

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    Over his 9 big league seasons, McCutchen has posted a slash line of.291/.379/.487 in 1,346 career games. This isn't remotely the same as when Pittsburgh let Barry Bonds walk following the 1992 season, which is the last time the Pirates lost a hitter as historically good as McCutchen.
  • Danica Patrick confirms relationship with Aaron Rodgers

    Danica Patrick confirms relationship with Aaron Rodgers

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    TMZ Sports provided pictures Sunday of the two having dinner together in Scottsdale, Arizona. "I told him a long time ago I'd always root for him as a player", she said. Rodgers and actress Olivia Munn were an item from 2014 up until last year, while Patrick split from fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr . after a five-year relationship late last year.
  • Dortmund complete £20m Manuel Akanji deal

    Dortmund complete £20m Manuel Akanji deal

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    Akanji won the Swiss Super League with Basel in 2015-16 and followed that up with the domestic double last season. The centre back has managed to bag five goals in 41 games for Basel , and he has already grabbed four caps for Switzerland at senior level ahead of what should be a huge World Cup for him.
  • Giants expected to hire Vikings OC Pat Shurmur as head coach

    Giants expected to hire Vikings OC Pat Shurmur as head coach

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    There has been ample speculation around who the Giants would hire after suffering through a dismal 3-13 season under head coach Ben McAdoo. He was also the interim head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles at the end of the 2015 season for just one game after Chip Kelly was sacked, beating the Giants 35-30.
  • Barton slams Conte antics: He's upsetting Chelsea players

    Barton slams Conte antics: He's upsetting Chelsea players

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    The two Premier League bosses have traded barbs since the new year after Mourinho's comment he did not feel the need to behave like "a clown" during games touched a nerve with Conte. "Listen, I think he's done fantastic and I like him". The games keep coming thick and fast for Chelsea and the Blues are due to play host to Norwich City in an FA Cup third round replay on Wednesday night, before then heading to lock horns with Brighton on Saturday.
  • Jaguars fans return from 36-hour bus trip to Pittsburgh

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    If the Jaguars somehow figure out a way to beat the Patriots , Ramsey may not stop talking until the Super Bowl . Jacksonville shocked Pittsburgh from the start of Sunday's AFC Divisional Round game at Heinz Field, always a step ahead in trying to mimic their October 8 performance against the Steelers , in which they torched the reigning AFC North champs 30-9.
  • Man Utd to offer De Gea new deal - Mourinho

    Man Utd to offer De Gea new deal - Mourinho

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    United might have won 3-1, but there is no question de Gea was a key player on the win. United will trigger a 12-month option in De Gea's existing deal - effectively meaning that he is contracted to United until 2020 - but according to The Mirror , the Premier League giants are willing to give 27-year-old the chance to remain in the North-West of England for the remainder of his career.
  • Bruins Notes: Odd Scheduling To Make For Fascinating Week In Canadiens Rivalry

    Bruins Notes: Odd Scheduling To Make For Fascinating Week In Canadiens Rivalry

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    The Bruins have played far better hockey this season than the Canadiens have - a change of pace from how most of the past few seasons have gone - and their next two matchups will be key for both teams. Marchand responded with a power-play goal at 17:11. David Krejci stormed back with an unbelievable effort to knot things up at 3-3 before the end of the second period, and it was in the third that the Black and Gold turned the pressure up on Carey Price , peppering Price for 10 shots at ...
  • Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo pushes Man Utd to offer return

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo pushes Man Utd to offer return

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    The result means Calleja's team climb to fifth place in La Liga , and are now only a point behind Madrid , who have a game in hand over the triumphant visitors. "It might be a mental aspect that is stopping us from winning". Turk Unal shot straight at Keylor Navas when put through by Denis Cheryshev, but with Navas still recovering from making the save Fornals lifted the ball over the flailing Madrid stopper.
  • Seal calls out Oprah for associating with Harvey Weinstein

    Seal calls out Oprah for associating with Harvey Weinstein

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    Seal then shared two photos of Winfrey and Weinstein together, with the words printed on top: "When you have been part of the problem for decades, but suddenly they all think you are the solution". The picture of Oprah kissing Weinstein's cheek has been brought up as evidence that she had to have known. "Do not retweet or re-quote anything I said in order to reinforce your self-hating agenda".
  • Winners and Losers from the Falcons' divisional loss to Eagles

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    For Foles, the triumph also flushes away the foul taste of a loss the Saints in the playoffs in 2013. Run-pass options opened up the field and the Eagles receivers were making plays to move the sticks. Pederson chose to go uptempo, and it paid off. Foles completed five straight pass attempts, including three straight to Jeffery that each went for a first down.