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I mean, it's a good idea to have a break, but to think that this particular break makes England more ready for Euro 2020 than other nations is a bit, shall we say, optimistic? The biggest change will be to the FA Cup , with the Fifth Round of the competition set to be played in midweek and with no possibility of a replay.
  • F1 Pre-Season Testing 2018: Times and Tuesday Analysis from Barcelona

    F1 Pre-Season Testing 2018: Times and Tuesday Analysis from Barcelona

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    Valtteri Bottas is hoping to challenge Lewis Hamilton for race wins on a more regular basis in 2018 and is confident that he is capable of beating his more illustrious Mercedes teammate and fighting for the title. I believe in myself and I believe in the things I have learned in the five years since I have been in the sport. Formula 1's first winter test in freezing conditions is going ahead as originally planned.
  • Former Bafana captain Steven Pienaar hangs his boots

    Former Bafana captain Steven Pienaar hangs his boots

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    Former South African midfielder Steven Pienaar believes that he had the best moment of his career when he scored the equalising goal in a 4-4 draw at Old Trafford that denied Manchester United a league title. "You are always welcome in Amsterdam, Steven!", Ajax Amsterdam said. The South Africa global joined Everton in 2007, after spells with Ajax and Borussia Dortmund, initially signing on loan for one season before making the move permanent.
  • Eagles punter Donnie Jones retires after 14 seasons

    Eagles punter Donnie Jones retires after 14 seasons

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    In most years, the big questions entering the offseason are about what the Eagles must add or upgrade. "I was going to be blessed either way because you're still in the league, you're still being able to play the game for a living, but it's just awesome just to be free now and to hopefully get that opportunity and be able to compete somewhere".
  • INX media scam: Why did CBI arrest Karti Chidambaram now?

    INX media scam: Why did CBI arrest Karti Chidambaram now?

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    Karti Chidambaram allegedly received Rs 3.5 crore from the Mumbai-based INX Media , now 9X Media, for helping it get Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance, when it was run by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea , both accused in the Sheena Bora murder case.
  • Raiders HC Jon Gruden ready to 'join forces' with Marshawn Lynch

    Raiders HC Jon Gruden ready to 'join forces' with Marshawn Lynch

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    Gruden doesn't have that type of weapon on his present roster. "He's on the team", Gruden said of Crabtree. "Y'all are getting rid of Crabtree, getting rid of Bruce". Heading into the 2018 season, Gruden still has the same fire we saw when he stalked the sidelines back in 1998, and he has a lot more tools at his disposal this time around.
  • Chelsea and Manchester United set to battle for Robert Lewandowski

    Chelsea and Manchester United set to battle for Robert Lewandowski

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    Linking up well with Ronaldo is of great importance and while Lewandowski has always been the fulcrum of Bayern and before them, Dortmund's attack, he is more than capable of adjusting his game. Bayern does not have this problem. "Lewandowski is a key player, but the team is not as set up for him as the Real Madrid game under [Cristiano] Ronaldo or the tactics of PSG under Neymar ".
  • Waist Size Linked To Higher Heart Attack Risk In Women, Study Finds

    Waist Size Linked To Higher Heart Attack Risk In Women, Study Finds

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    If you were to compare your body to a piece of fruit, having an apple-shaped body can be more risky than having one that's shaped like a pear. The new research found that having a bigger waist compared to the hips, or a high waist-to-hip ratio, means a higher risk for heart disease.
  • Mountain West Conference looks to add Gonzaga

    Mountain West Conference looks to add Gonzaga

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    The weakness of the rest of the league, outside of BYU , St. Mary's, and the occasional other program, does hurt Gonzaga's wallet though. So why would Gonzaga, a team that has dominated in the WCC for years under Mark Few, consider making a conference change? Commissioner Craig Thompson is exploring Mountain West expansion and has been contacted by six university presidents and/or athletic directors to gauge interest, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune .
  • Dwyane Wade Hit a Game-Winner While Wearing Shoes Honoring Parkland Victim

    Dwyane Wade Hit a Game-Winner While Wearing Shoes Honoring Parkland Victim

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    When the new draft lottery system goes into place next year, the tanking phenomenon will hopefully lessen. For plenty of times, the Sixers have lost games on disgusting plays or turnovers. "So, this time it was just getting an opportunity". "I have told everybody around me that I am taking it after this season and go from there". And it could not have been any better.
  • Mike Glennon to be released by Bears after one season

    Mike Glennon to be released by Bears after one season

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    After Pace's morning news conference, the Bears confirmed Young's release via statement to the media. And likewise, the Jaguars went from a 3-13 afterthought in 2016 to the AFC Championship Game in large part due to their free-agent additions.
  • Former Referee Questions Wembley VAR Calls

    Former Referee Questions Wembley VAR Calls

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    Londres: Fernando Llorente scored a second-half hat-trick as Tottenham Hotspur advanced into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 6-1 win over lowly Rochdale in a fifth-round replay at a snowy Wembley on Wednesday. Normal service appeared to have been resumed and three minutes later Trippier won a free-kick off Matt Done on the edge of the Rochdale box. "For instance, with the penalty, he said Sonny had stopped just before he kicked the ball, but to me it didn't look like it".
  • IOC: OAR singing won't derail Russian return

    IOC: OAR singing won't derail Russian return

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    Much of the evidence surrounding Russia's doping scheme came from Rodchenkov, who turned whistleblower and is now in hiding in the United States. Russia's imminent return from a doping suspension won't be derailed because its hockey players sang their national anthem, the International Olympic Committee said Monday.
  • Astros 1B Yuli Gurriel to miss start of season after hand surgery

    Astros 1B Yuli Gurriel to miss start of season after hand surgery

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    Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow says doctors removed the hook of the hamate bone, which was broken before Gurriel arrived at camp. Of course, when you factor in the five-game suspension and the fact that he will miss nearly all of spring training, Gurriel could end up missing the first two or three weeks of the regular season.
  • Former Arsenal and Manchester City star banned from football

    Former Arsenal and Manchester City star banned from football

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    The ban is a effect of Nasri's infamous visit to the Drip Doctors facility in Los Angeles in December 2016, while the former French global was on loan from Man City at Sevilla. The former France global played for Arsenal from 2008 to 2011 before moving to City for £25 million. The Court of Arbitration for Sport have today upheld UEFA's original decision, meaning that the 30-year-old will be unable to take part in "football action" until next season at the earliest.
  • Swansea set up potential Spurs Cup quarter-final

    Swansea set up potential Spurs Cup quarter-final

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    After an extremely quiet start in the replay, Jacob Butterfield almost grabbed the opener for the Championship outfit on the half-hour mark with a powerful strike, but Swans goalkeeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt tipped his effort away from goal.
  • Nadal, Querrey and many more light up Acapulco Kids' Day

    Nadal, Querrey and many more light up Acapulco Kids' Day

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    Rafa Nadal's uncle and former coach Toni Nadal says Roger Federer is better. The 2017 Roland Garros and US Open champion said doctors in Mexico warned him not to play for fear of aggravating the injury . Toni Nadal said: "Of course I want my nephew to be at the top of the list - not Federer". The 31-year-old won three back-to-back titles at Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Madrid before he clinched a historic 10th title at French Open .
  • Maruti Suzuki sales rise 15% in February'18

    Maruti Suzuki sales rise 15% in February'18

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    The country's largest vehicle maker Maruti Suzuki India ( MSI ) today reported a 15 per cent increase in total sales at 149,824 units in February as against 130,280 units in the year-ago month. Exports saw a decent growth of nearly 48 per cent at 841 units, compared to the 570 units exported in February 2017. Ford claims its domestic business grew to 9,041 vehicles in February from 8,338 vehicles in the same month a year ago.
  • LeBron James reacts to 'Complete The Process' billboards in Cleveland

    LeBron James reacts to 'Complete The Process' billboards in Cleveland

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    I don't see how you can fix it. "The NCAA is corrupt", James said Tuesday prior to a game against the Brooklyn Nets at Quicken Loans Arena. But according to a former Rivers associate, it's not far-fetched for the one-time Knicks guard to have interest in the team's coaching job if Jeff Hornacek, who has one year left on his contract, is let go after the season.
  • Redskins don't plan on third straight franchise tag for Kirk Cousins

    Redskins don't plan on third straight franchise tag for Kirk Cousins

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    Repeating the process would prevent the quarterback from becoming an unrestricted free agent, but the chances of that happening look increasingly slim as the IL native has not reached a long-term extensions with the Redskins. The Jets are willing to offer Cousins $60 million guaranteed in the first year of his contract alone, which would shatter the record for most money paid to a player in one year.