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Valencia , who started the season on a high, had lost their past three matches after dropping that same number in their 24 previous attempts. Leganes boosted its chances of reaching the Copa del Rey final for the first time by salvaging a 1-1 draw against Sevilla on Wednesday, netting the equalizer after a mistake by Sevilla goalkeeper Sergio Rico.
  • MultiChoice pulls the plug on ANN7

    MultiChoice pulls the plug on ANN7

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    The payments amounted to hundreds of millions of rand. In light of this, the CEO said that Multichoice would not be renewing its contract with ANN7, and instead will be hosting a new black-owned news channel. Previously owned by the controversial Gupta family, ANN7 and The New Age newspaper were both sold in 2017 to Mzwanele "Jimmy" Manyi in a "vendor-financed" deal.
  • UIL Announces District Alignments for the 2018-20 School Years

    UIL Announces District Alignments for the 2018-20 School Years

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    Bell, Haltom, Richland, Weatherford and Abilene. The biggest change the UIL has made for the realignments is dividing Class 5A schools into two divisions for football. Non-football sports, the Lions and Lady Lions will compete in Region II, District 7 and with Stephenville, Glen Rose, Godley, and Mineral Wells. Greenville beat North Lamar 35-31 in a non-district game this past season.
  • Ireland pair Bundee Aki, Jacob Stockdale set for Six Nations bows

    Ireland pair Bundee Aki, Jacob Stockdale set for Six Nations bows

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    Aki plays at inside centre for the injured Garry Ringrose with Henshaw moving to 13. Leinster lock James Ryan is selected ahead of Irish mainstay and club teammate Devin Toner , with the 21-year-old partnering Iain Henderson in the second-row in what is an impressively strong pack featuring six Lions from the 2013 or 2017 tours.
  • CJ McCollum gives unexpected answer when asked about career-night

    CJ McCollum gives unexpected answer when asked about career-night

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    The Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Portland Trail Blazers in National Basketball Association action at the Staples Center by 104-96 Tuesday night, in an event which was promoted by the Clippers as Chinese heritage night. Lavine had 12 first-half points for Chicago, which lost its fifth consecutive game. The Bulls rank 15th in fast break points per game (10.9) while the Trail Blazers rank 28th (6.6).
  • Pressure Mounts On Conte After Blues Thrashed

    Pressure Mounts On Conte After Blues Thrashed

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    Chelsea's night went from bad to worse as Bournemouth made it 3-0 in the 67th minute when former defender Nathan Ake turned home Stanislas' shot following a corner. "They deserved to win the game". We were desperate for a clean sheet, the last few stages were hard to watch as the lads exhausted. "We are doing more , yes".
  • Russians have Olympic doping bans lifted

    Russians have Olympic doping bans lifted

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    Aleksandr Zubkov, the double Olympic bobsled champion and Russian flag bearer in Sochi, is among the 11 whose doping bans were upheld. "The decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport proves that energetic work to stand up for our rights in court and elsewhere is justified, can be effective and should continue".
  • LeBron James Calls Out NBA Double Standard For Players

    LeBron James Calls Out NBA Double Standard For Players

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    Wade, who left the Heat after his first 13 National Basketball Association seasons to sign with his hometown Chicago Bulls in the 2016 offseason and now is on a one-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers , offered his thoughts in advance of facing the Heat at Quicken Loans Arena.
  • Floyd Mayweather Talking with Showtime Exec ... About MMA Fight

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    Perhaps a more surprising entry in the study of Google search trends for 2017 was former UFC women's champion Ronda Rousey, who came in at No. 7 overall. Speaking at a charity event in New York, McGregor did confirm he was still in talks over a return to the UFC, but is leaving the door open to a rematch with Mayweather.
  • PNE land record fee as Jordan Hugill joins West Ham

    PNE land record fee as Jordan Hugill joins West Ham

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    This will be a blow to Palace who thought that this would be a sure thing in the morning but it will be a boost for West Ham who have been struggling this season and will hope Hugill will add the goals they need. He also played for non-league Whitby Town and Marske United before moving to League Two side Port Vale where he impressed to earn a move to Preston.
  • Ozil signs new three-year Arsenal deal worth £350k a week

    Ozil signs new three-year Arsenal deal worth £350k a week

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    Meanwhile, Arsenal are preparing to try and return to winning ways in the Premier League when they host Everton at The Emirates on Saturday afternoon. "I understand perfectly", Guardiola said after his side's 3-0 win over West Brom last night. Even Nacho Monreal, who has been comfortably the club's most impressive and consistent performer has done much of his best work in the opposition half, scoring four goals and providing two assists in the league.
  • De Villiers ruled out of first three ODIs against India

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    The aim of all this is to ensure everyone who could potentially go to the World Cup gets game time, tackles tense situations and are able to show what they can do. Showers are forecast for Thursday's game as well. The absence of AB de Villiers , who has been ruled of the first three ODIs with a finger injury, gives India the ideal opportunity to go for the kill early in the series.
  • Chiefs deal Smith to 'Skins

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    The Broncos need a quarterback. With key players like Danielle Hunter, Stefon Diggs , Eric Kendricks, Anthony Barr and Trae Wayes all looking for contract extensions starting in 2019, a $30 million cap hit for Cousins would hinder the Vikings' ability to keep all of them.
  • Ozil agrees new Arsenal deal

    Ozil agrees new Arsenal deal

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    However, the Gunners have successfully negotiated a new contract with the Germany global, who will now earn £350,000 a week before tax; more than any other player at the club. The Germany global reportedly signed a three-and-a-half-year deal on Wednesday to make him the highest-paid player at the club. Him along with Alexis Sanchez were on the verge of bids from other clubs, but Arsenal resisted any offer in the summer to keep their stars.
  • North Korean flag flies in South before Olympic Games opens

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    Will it be another gold-medal showdown between Canada and the U.S.at the Winter Olympics? He reserved scathing remarks for Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory who described running a doping program and cover-ups over several years on orders from Russian government officials.
  • Debuchy ends fruitless Arsenal stint to join Saint-Etienne

    Debuchy ends fruitless Arsenal stint to join Saint-Etienne

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    Arsene Wenger blocked a switch to Manchester United in 2016, but Debuchy is hopeful the Arsenal boss will agree to release him from his deal so as to accommodate a return to France. Debuchy featured heavily in the Europa League for Arsenal, helping them qualify for the next round of the competition. The 22-year-old has been with Arsenal since the age of six but has made only 12 senior appearances for the club.
  • Rob Gronkowski is building up steam

    Rob Gronkowski is building up steam

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    According to Mike Reiss of ESPN , Gronkowski was able to participate in a limited fashion in Wednesday's practice. Brady did not appear on the team's injury report on Wednesday, but was a limited participant on Thursday before being a full participant on Friday.
  • 76ers Have Expressed Trade Interest In Tyreke Evans

    76ers Have Expressed Trade Interest In Tyreke Evans

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    According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Grizzlies will sit Evans while trade discussions resume. As it now stands, the Thunder do not have a first-round pick to trade until the 2023 season due to trade protections with the Orlando Magic and Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 1/31/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 1/31/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    Speights scored Orlando's final 10 points of the half, including a couple of 3s. Los Angeles comes into the contest with records of 19-30 straight up (SU) and 25-24 against the spread (ATS). The Lakers average 46.3 rebounds per game, which ranks third in the league. His shooting, combined with that from Hezonja, Simmons and Speights, allowed Orlando to take a 101-81 lead into the fourth period.
  • Rohit urges for 1 format during overseas series

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    But I assume once we get into the competition of the one-day mode again, mentally we'll make that switch again. "I have never been involved in a vision like that". Another selection dilemma that we could look forward to would be whether the wrist-spin partnership between Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav continues? The bowlers managed to do it in the Tests, but can they do it again? "We are one of the few teams, or probably the only team in world cricket, to be blessed with two ...