• British boxer Scott Wesgarth dies after winning fight in Doncaster

    British boxer Scott Wesgarth dies after winning fight in Doncaster

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    Former footballer Woodhouse, who played for Hull City and Birmingham, wrote on Twitter: "Heartbreaking news about Scott Westgarth ". " To promote a boxing show and a young man doing a job he loves losing his life, I have no words . My fight with @JWHIBBERT is irrelevant and means nothing compared to life. In the aftermath, Woodhouse tweeted: 'Prayers are with Scott Westgarth this evening, sometimes with all the hype around boxing you forget how unsafe this sport is.
  • Raiders 1-of-4 teams awarded max compensatory picks in 2018

    Raiders 1-of-4 teams awarded max compensatory picks in 2018

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    They were granted two extra picks in round 6 due to the National Football League compensatory pick rules. The Steelers now have seven picks including two fifth-round choices and two seventh-round picks. Though compensatory selections won't be used until Round 3, the opening round is sure to be a hectic one, with a handful of teams in search of a franchise quarterback.
  • Lewandowski's change of agent fuels Real rumours

    Lewandowski's change of agent fuels Real rumours

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    Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski insists his changing of agents has nothing to do with hopes of joining Real Madrid . Reports in Lewandowski's native Poland said Pini Zahavi , who played a pivotal role in Neymar's world-record transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, could replace Kucharski, who had represented the striker since his days at Polish team Znicz Pruzskow.
  • Stokes returns for England in 1st ODI vs. New Zealand

    Stokes returns for England in 1st ODI vs. New Zealand

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    England and New Zealand contested the opening one-day global at Seddon Park last night in a manner suggesting they will reignite the rivalry built during the five-match thriller of 2015. They wore down an England attack in which spinners Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali struggled for control. When Colin Munro , Martin Guptill and Williamson had all been removed within the first 10 overs of their innings in Hamilton , New Zealand had looked out of the game.
  • West Brom boss Alan Pardew: Disappointing performance

    West Brom boss Alan Pardew: Disappointing performance

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    There's no point me defending myself or defending players. " So maybe they [West Brom] did it with the manager! ". It was a deserved result and we had the best opportunities. Manager Alan Pardew admits he was surprised by his side's insipid performance and felt they were unable to react to Huddersfield's aggressive approach.
  • Friends Respond To The Passing Of NBA Agent Dan Fegan

    Friends Respond To The Passing Of NBA Agent Dan Fegan

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    The 56-year-old was killed on impact, and two others who were in the auto with him, a 29-year-old woman and Fegan's five-year-old son were both airlifted to a Denver hospital with serious injuries. He split with his most recent agency, Independent Sports & Entertainment, last spring. I type this sick to my stomach and tears coming down my face.
  • Paul Heyman Says Brock Lesnar Is Ready For A UFC Return

    Paul Heyman Says Brock Lesnar Is Ready For A UFC Return

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    Lesnar's unanimous decision victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 200 was overturned as a result of the positive test, and in January 2017 the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced that it was suspending Lesnar for a year. Should Lesnar leave the WWE , it'll be interesting to see if Heyman stays - and who his next client would be. "I have my eye on Enes Kanter of the New York Knicks, I have my eyes on Aaron Judge & Luis Severino of the New York Yankees".
  • Maple Leafs Acquire Tomas Plekanec in Deal with Canadiens

    Maple Leafs Acquire Tomas Plekanec in Deal with Canadiens

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    With star center Auston Matthews injured for a short spell, the Leafs need some help down the middle - particularly with the playoffs looming. Plekanec, 35, was the longest tenured Canadien, playing almost 1000 games for Montreal after being drafted by the team in 2001.
  • Newberry: American curling team creates a new 'Miracle on Ice'

    Newberry: American curling team creates a new 'Miracle on Ice'

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    John Shuster , along with teammates Tyler George, Matt Hamilton, John Landsteiner, and alternate Joe Polo then went on to win five consecutive matches while their home country was asleep on Saturday. Sweden were competing in their fourth consecutive Olympic final, winning in 2006 and 2010. "Everything happens for a reason", he said. You can view a clip of the episode above, as Homer and Marge help an injury-depleted US squad avoid conceding to Sweden .
  • The Simpsons perfectly predicted USA's gold medal curling win

    The Simpsons perfectly predicted USA's gold medal curling win

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    Just like that, the match went from a 5-5 tie to a 10-5 lead for the Americans. That left Shuster with a relatively mundane shot for an nearly unprecedented score. Always welcoming and really, I think, embodies what all of us would hope humanity can be. Marge and Homer of "The Simpsons " took gold in mixed curling , also topping Sweden , in a 2010 episode, as pointed out by British tabloid The Daily Mirror .
  • Logan Morrison Signs With Minnesota Twins

    Logan Morrison Signs With Minnesota Twins

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    It was just the second time he'd managed to produce more than 20 home runs in a single season, and he finished the year tied for fifth-most dingers in the AL and eighth-most in the league. But if not? Well, then it's only a one-year deal (in all likelihood) anyway. Should he reach an agreement with the Twins, Berardino notes that the club could use him to back up both Joe Mauer and Miguel Sano in a dual first base/DH role.
  • Boston Bruins sign Brian Gionta

    Boston Bruins sign Brian Gionta

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    He was Team USA's captain at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. He appeared in all five of the team's games before being eliminated in the quarterfinals by the Czech Republic. During his National Hockey League career, Gionta has played in 1,006 career games and scored 289 goals to go along with 299 assists. He was also captain of the Montreal Canadiens, and won a Stanley Cup with New Jersey in 2003.
  • Bournemouth grab point against Newcastle in EPL

    Bournemouth grab point against Newcastle in EPL

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    Bournemouth pushed to find a way back into the game, and a lifeline arrived courtesy of a fantastic long-range effort from Adam Smith 10 minutes from time. "We started OK but conceded a poor goal and the second one wasn't pretty either". "We had a couple of chances to score the third goal and we made two mistakes and we conceded two goals and at the end they were pushing with corners and crosses, it was very hard for us".
  • Vonn straddles gate, Shiffrin takes silver in women's Alpine combined

    Vonn straddles gate, Shiffrin takes silver in women's Alpine combined

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    And with that, Shiffrin let out a big laugh. The math says more than half of our medals came from Team USA's women, who only make up 45 percent of that group. None was forthcoming. Even so, as she also said, "I am enjoying every second of being here". "I told her. if I physically could continue for four years, then I probably would, as long as I considered myself still a competitor", Vonn said.
  • South Africa bowls first against India in T20 series decider

    South Africa bowls first against India in T20 series decider

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    South Africa proved that on Saturday, nearly coming close to India's total at the backend. As India won the Twenty-20 series against South Africa in Cape Town on. Even though India continued to lose wickets, Hardik Pandya smashed a 17-ball 21 to help his side finish on 172/7. Meanwhile, the series the three-match Test series between these two teams has been named as "Freedom Series".
  • Sergeyeva kicked out of Olympics for doping

    Sergeyeva kicked out of Olympics for doping

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    The IOC vote means that Russia will never be recorded as having taken part in the Pyeongchang Games despite the fact that the 168 Russians represented the fourth biggest delegation at the Games. Other Olympic delegations said they did not want to see the Russian tricolour on Sunday. Some US officials have expressed their concerns that Russians may try to disrupt the Closing Ceremonies.
  • PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games come to an end

    PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games come to an end

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    Stina Nilsson of Sweden won the bronze, though Austria's Teresa Stadlober had a race to forget after she took a wrong turn when she was in second and skied off the course before ultimately finishing ninth. "This is my last Olympics and to finish like this is incredible". Coaches chose to play with an empty-net for the final stages, and the puck fell to Nikita Gusev who struck a dramatic equaliser to make it 3-3 with just 55 seconds left on the clock.
  • NASCAR moves up start time of Atlanta Cup race

    NASCAR moves up start time of Atlanta Cup race

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    Be sure not to miss the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia tomorrow. Third was Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing while Daniel Suarez of JGR was fourth. In five starts at Atlanta , Dillon has an average finish of 25.0 with a best finish of 11th-place in the 2016 race. The Cup season cranked up with last week's Daytona 500 , the biggest and most prestigious race on the NASCAR big-league circuit.
  • Bruins acquire Rick Nash in trade with Rangers

    Bruins acquire Rick Nash in trade with Rangers

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    Nash, 33, spent the first nine years of his career with the Blue Jackets. It's just the things that happen when your team doesn't win and they have to make business decisions. Nash brought with him an annual salary-cap hit of $7.8 million that colored all of the good two-way work he put in. In his six seasons with the Rangers, Nash played in 375 games with 145 goals and 107 assists.
  • Crystal Palace manager Hodgson confirms Cavalieri contract talks

    Crystal Palace manager Hodgson confirms Cavalieri contract talks

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    Hodgson's problems increased this week when Yohan Cabaye picked up a groin injury in training. But Spurs didn't take their chance and allowed Palace to find more room in the final third to take a chance in front of goal. It was his 150th goal for Tottenham in all competitions. They made their first substitute of the game in the 65th minute with Lucas Moura making his Premier League debut replacing Erik Lamela .