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Former Mohamed Salah teammate and AS Roma legend Francesco Totti has praised the Liverpool star for his performances this season, labeling him as one of the best in the world. The former Chelsea flop returned to the Premier League at the start of this season as he signed for Merseyside giants Liverpool for a reported fee of £35 million (R568 million).
  • Rory McIlroy: Winning a tournament pre-Masters is not necessary

    Rory McIlroy: Winning a tournament pre-Masters is not necessary

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    Since 2007, the event has been hosted at PGA National Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens and has, surprisingly, only produced four American winners in the 11 stagings in that time. And last week, his putter let him down - he took 32 putts, including three three-putts, in his second round. "Obviously if you do win one, it makes you feel a little better about yourself going there, but I don't want to put myself under that pressure because there's enough going into Augusta", McIlroy said.
  • Trump says arming teachers could prevent school massacres

    Trump says arming teachers could prevent school massacres

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    Nikolas Cruz, 19, a former student expelled from Douglas for disciplinary problems, is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in the second deadliest shooting at a US public school. The president thanked people for coming, and voiced support for arming school staffers. What followed was an often emotional session as participants shared deeply personal tales: a father who lost his daughter, a student who just turned 18 and lost his best friend at Parkland, a father who lost a daughter ...
  • US women's hockey team wins Olympic gold against Canada in shootout

    US women's hockey team wins Olympic gold against Canada in shootout

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    Canada and the United States have traded world titles and Olympic medals since the 1990s. The Americans won its only Olympic gold in Nagano. "Indirectly, it ended up being a great team-bonding experience", the forward Brianna Decker told USA Today , after the team had spent almost twenty-four hours in a shelter in Wesley Chapel, Florida.
  • Vonn takes bronze, Goggia wins

    Vonn takes bronze, Goggia wins

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    Goggia, the World Cup series leader this season, won by 0.09 seconds from Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel as Vonn of the United States took bronze . The team's best shot on Thursday will come in the form of 22-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin , who won gold in giant slalom to kick off the Games before the USA failed to medal in slalom or super-G.
  • Celtic good enough to defeat Zenit St. Petersburg - Eboue Kouassi

    Celtic good enough to defeat Zenit St. Petersburg - Eboue Kouassi

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    If you look at his goal during the week [Zenit] and if that's a Spanish, Italian or Argentinian player then everyone would be lauding the quality of the goal, his touch and technique". If Zenit St Petersburg are as shrewd at problem solving on the pitch as they are when it comes to their punishments from Uefa, Celtic are in trouble.
  • LeBron James not a fan of National Basketball Association altering playoff format

    LeBron James not a fan of National Basketball Association altering playoff format

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    The LeBron James Family foundation is planning on opening a school by 2022 in Akron, Ohio for "students who are at-risk in reading and who are in need of additional academic intervention before falling further behind their peers". If the National Basketball Association truly wants to reform its playoffs to ensure the highest level of competition in the playoffs, it ought to cut out all the filler teams that populate bracket every year and have its best teams shine brightest in consistently ...
  • Ivanka Trump to attend Winter Olympics finale in S. Korea

    Ivanka Trump to attend Winter Olympics finale in S. Korea

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    USA officials have confirmed he was due to meet Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, among others, but they pulled out after Mr Pence condemned the regime's human rights abuses. During the games, Pence was seated just feet away from Kim Yo-jong but they did not converse. But since the Winter Games began in PyeongChang, South Korea, the sounds emanating from the North have been pleasing choral and folk music, United Nations officials told ABC News .
  • Snowboarding: Austria's Gasser wins first Olympic big air gold

    Snowboarding: Austria's Gasser wins first Olympic big air gold

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    Gasser, the reigning world champion in big air, was the final competitor to jump in the event, and she delivered a flawless final run to elevate herself to first. She tried a huge trick on run No. 3, but was unable to land cleanly. She maintained the lead until Gasser bumped her down on the very last run of the contest.
  • Rick Pitino Says Louisville Should Fight NCAA Title Vacation Ruling

    Rick Pitino Says Louisville Should Fight NCAA Title Vacation Ruling

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    Louisville announced on Tuesday that the NCAA had denied its appeal of sanctions that included vacating 123 victories and the return of about $600,000 in conference revenue from the 2012-15 NCAA Tournaments. Specifically, Pitino is accused of knowing about a $100,000 payment made by Adidas representatives to the family of five-star recruit Brian Bowen to secure his commitment to Louisville .
  • Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard could miss the rest of the season

    Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard could miss the rest of the season

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    It's a significant blow for owner's who have held on to him this long, but it may be wise to hold on a little longer just to make sure this doesn't change in the near future. The Spurs have 23 games left in the season and have their last regular-season game on April 11. The Warriors now hold the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference after falling a game behind Houston in the loss column with their defeat in Portland before the All-Star break.
  • Champions League: Shakhtar beat Roma 2-1 at home

    Champions League: Shakhtar beat Roma 2-1 at home

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    But Shakhtar were the better side in the second half and scored with Ferreyra and Fred. Di Francesco said on uefa.com: "My team has everything it takes to play 90 minutes at a high level so the mistakes we made are mental". It was the 20-year-old Turkey winger's fifth goal in four matches and the ideal way to mark his Champions League debut. It was another impressive result for Shakhtar , which beat Manchester City and Napoli in Ukraine in the group stages of this season's ...
  • Cavendish withdraws after Abu Dhabi crash

    Cavendish withdraws after Abu Dhabi crash

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    He was followed home by Bardiani CSF's Andrea Guardini and Mitchelton-Scott's Caleb Ewan . It's my third time racing the Abu Dhabi Tour. Cavendish was forced to abandon the Tour de France previous year after a heavy crash at the fourth stage finish line left him with a broken shoulder, triggering the disqualification of victor Peter Sagan .
  • Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery has surgery to fix torn rotator cuff

    Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery has surgery to fix torn rotator cuff

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    A source told the Philadelphia Daily News that Jefferey is expected to be ready for the regular season, but he could come back during the 2018 preseason if rehab progresses smoothly. He notched 12 receptions, 219 yards and three scores in the playoffs, grabbing three passes for 73 yards and a touchdown during the Super Bowl. Jeffery was one of the standouts of the Super Bowl for the Eagles with a 34-yard touchdown reception from Nick Foles.
  • Victims welcome sentencing of paedophile coach Barry Bennell

    Victims welcome sentencing of paedophile coach Barry Bennell

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    He added that Bennell had appeared to his victims as a god, adding: "In reality, you were the devil incarnate. You stole their childhood and their innocence to satisfy your own perversions". Pep Guardiola has urged football to learn lessons from the Barry Bennell affair after the former youth coach was convicted of multiple sex assaults on boys.
  • Reddick prevails in closest NASCAR race ever

    Reddick prevails in closest NASCAR race ever

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    As pre-race festivities winded down earlier in the day before Patrick's final NASCAR green flag, Patrick stood alongside her bright green No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet on the starting grid, surrounded by family and close friends. And hopefully we'll have more of that enter this culture, which only makes it better and richer'. Larson has never won in Atlanta, but he has a history of nothing but consistency.
  • Familiar face drafted in Mel Kiper's second mock draft

    Familiar face drafted in Mel Kiper's second mock draft

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    The Giants already have made a decision to go with 37-year-old quarterback Eli Manning as the starter in 2018 off of a season in which he was 3-12 as the starter. Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy in 2017. Trying to project the Giants' first-round pick in the NFL Draft boils down to one question: Are they selecting for the present or the future? "You would expect him to have a really good workout, and if he does it solidifies him as the top player in this draft, or if not a top-three ...
  • Pogba in line for Man United return at Sevilla

    Pogba in line for Man United return at Sevilla

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    The Turkey global has scored four goals in three league games before the tie in Ukraine, and Di Francesco is thrilled with his improvement. "I remember him really well from his stay in Italy", Sevilla coach Montella said of the former Udinese, Barcelona and Arsenal forward.
  • Virat Kohli And Men Attempt To Wrap Up T20 Series With Win

    Virat Kohli And Men Attempt To Wrap Up T20 Series With Win

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    Kohli was the top run-getter in the recent three-match Test series against South Africa with 286 runs and then became the first ever batsman to score 500 runs in a bilateral One-Day International series, with a whopping 558 runs at a stunning average of 186 in the six-match series against the Proteas.