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The death of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has the people who knew him reminiscing about the self-made billionaire sports mogul. The Saints remained competitive under Payton and with Drew Brees at quarterback. Benson stuck by his team leaders during a controversial debate over whether the punishments were warranted - which also helped restore his popularity among the fans.
  • Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham can cope without Harry Kane

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    On his timetabled return, the Spurs boss added they are still taking things day by day. He was positive after the game. "The expectation is to recover as soon as possible". "For me, it is not most important who is in that position but how you are going to use the space and try and overcome the tactics of the opponents".
  • Stokes will be ready for first New Zealand Test, confirm England

    Stokes will be ready for first New Zealand Test, confirm England

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    In total, there were seven catches behind the wicket or in the slips in the first 10 England lost. Thorpe says it was a valuable experience for his batsmen after the New Zealand XI posted 376-10 on the first day. "It was a bit of a tough day really", he revealed. If he plays, it will be Stokes's first Test appearance since the nightclub fracas that forced him out of England's losing Ashes series against Australia.
  • Gunners midfielder Aaron Ramsey to undergo surgery

    Gunners midfielder Aaron Ramsey to undergo surgery

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    He's got a small procedure. "It's a private matter". John already has two Welsh caps with both coming nearly five years ago in 2013. As well as experienced players like Gareth Bale, Joe Allen and Ben Davies, Giggs has handed an opportunity to several youngsters.
  • NCAA Tournament Preview: (12) South Dakota State vs. (5) Ohio State

    NCAA Tournament Preview: (12) South Dakota State vs. (5) Ohio State

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    South Dakota State owned the Summit League regular season and postseason, clinching the auto bid and gifting college basketball with the chance to see the great Mike Daum in action. "But I would say that we are the favorite". Graduate transfer Andrew Dakich was part of the MI team that advanced to the Sweet 16 last season, but he redshirted the season and did not play in the Wolverines' three tournament games.
  • European champions in Champions League quarterfinals draw

    European champions in Champions League quarterfinals draw

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    Mourinho's men are now locked at 0-0 in a two-legged European tie and Herrera is determined to help the Red Devils reach the last eight of that competition. It was time we showed up again. "But, when I have to decide, I'm more Manchester United than Liverpool ". He has also scored seven goals in 10 Champions League appearances, and Los Blancos are hoping to sign him to replace unsettled Gareth Bale next season.
  • Raiders agree with RB Doug Martin; look for defensive help

    Raiders agree with RB Doug Martin; look for defensive help

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    In 2015, Martin had 1,402 yards rushing for the Bucs. Two-time Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin reportedly has found a new home with the Oakland Raiders . Martin will have competition from Deandre Washington , who was drafted by the Raiders in 2016. Melifonwu did play one came at cornerback against New England and predictably looked lost.
  • Georgia, former IN coach Tom Crean have

    Georgia, former IN coach Tom Crean have "mutual interest"

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    Matta, who guided the Buckeyes to the Final Four in 2007 and again in 2012, was the first to be extended an offer since Saturday's news of Mark Fox's firing after nine seasons at Georgia. It was a bit of a surprise on the heels of Matta mutually agreeing to leave Ohio State largely because of recruiting concerns over his ailing back and health.
  • AUDIO: Penn Prepares For Challenge of Top-Seeded Jayhawks

    AUDIO: Penn Prepares For Challenge of Top-Seeded Jayhawks

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    While not without their flaws, Seton Hall will be a good team in an underdog role. The Quakers shoot 34.7 percent from three-point range. Where popular opinion and betting perspective begin to clash is in which order to list the three teams.
  • Brian Cashman talked to Aaron Judge about Machado recruitment

    Brian Cashman talked to Aaron Judge about Machado recruitment

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    Judge added (per the Daily News) that he'd said much the same thing to former Marlin Giancarlo Stanton at last year's All-Star Game; Stanton was traded by Miami to the Yankees in the offseason. Machado is moving back to shortstop for the Orioles this season after several years playing third base. Although he has appeared in almost 800 games, only 52 of them had been spent playing shortstop prior to this season.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX) Earns Sell Rating from Wells Fargo & Co

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX) Earns Sell Rating from Wells Fargo & Co

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    Greenleaf Trust now owns 17,054 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock valued at $354,000 after acquiring an additional 3,000 shares in the last quarter. The stock of AT&T Inc. A stock with a beta more than 1 means high volatile and less than 1 means low volatile. If market is up, the stock should outperform by positive momentum and if the market heads lower, the stock should go down by same tendency.
  • Jack Wilshere handed England recall, Nick Pope among three new call-ups

    Jack Wilshere handed England recall, Nick Pope among three new call-ups

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    There is also no place for Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold or Fulham left-back Ryan Sessegnon, who have been named in the England U21 squad to face Romania and Ukraine later this month. "We are desperate to go to a World Cup and that's where my remit ends on that matter". Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin will reportedly be given his first senior call-up after Harry Kane's ankle injury freed up a striker's berth.
  • West Ham demand changes to London Stadium

    West Ham demand changes to London Stadium

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    They will be joined by representatives from stadium operators LS185, certifying authority Newham Council, the Sports Ground Safety Authority, the Metropolitan Police, stadium owners E20 and the London Legacy Development Corporation. The club released a statement on Wednesday saying: " West Ham United are committed to taking decisive and positive action with the primary focus of ensuring London Stadium is a safe, comfortable and secure environment for supporters attending future matches".
  • NFL Draft: Five teams that should trade with Buffalo Bills

    NFL Draft: Five teams that should trade with Buffalo Bills

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    They recently traded away quarterback Tyrod Taylor to the Cleveland Browns, so they will most certainly take a quarterback in the first round. Thankfully for the Bills Mafia, their beloved team is loaded with early draft picks this year, though none of them are in the top 20.
  • EPL: Mark Hughes appointed new Southampton manager

    EPL: Mark Hughes appointed new Southampton manager

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    Hughes' will have to put his bid for survival on hold initially, as his first game in charge will be Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final clash away to Wigan Athletic . " That's where this club needs to be, that's where it should be, and that's our intention to make sure it remains there ". Yet Southampton winger Josh Sims is confident they will stay up.
  • Putin and Trump hold constructive conversation

    Putin and Trump hold constructive conversation

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    President Trump delivered a stern threat in December, stating he would cut aid to countries that voted in the United Nations to condemn his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Remember President Trump's peace plan, where he declared he would support whatever Israel and the PA decided? Israel-Palestine discussions have been further strained recently after Israel shot down what it said was an Iranian drone that had entered its territory from Syria over the weekend.
  • NIT #3 LSU vs #6 Louisiana-Lafayette Preview

    NIT #3 LSU vs #6 Louisiana-Lafayette Preview

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    He played down Marlin's comments during his own pre-NIT press conference, and said his team was simply focused on trying to advance and keep its season alive. And by the way, it was a helluva game. Mays played with a broken bone in his hand. The Tigers will play again against either UC Davis or Utah. Thanks to Baton Rouge native Frank Bartley, the Ragin' Cajuns senior guard who had a team-high 21 points, as well as 14 offensive rebounds in the final two quarters leading to 13 ...
  • NBA Predictions: Will Lakers win as small underdogs vs. Nuggets? 3/13/18

    NBA Predictions: Will Lakers win as small underdogs vs. Nuggets? 3/13/18

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    Los Angeles has outscored opponents by * a href="https://stats.nba.com/lineups/advanced/?Season=2017-18&SeasonType=Regular%20Season&GroupQuantity=2&TeamID=1610612747&sort=NET_RATING&dir=1&CF=MIN*GE*186" target="_blank" rel="noopener" *20.1 points per 100 possessions when Thomas is on the court with Randle.
  • 'All flights have been cancelled', Air India's tweet shocks travellers

    'All flights have been cancelled', Air India's tweet shocks travellers

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    News agency ANI reported that Twitter had removed the account's "blue tick", as part of the site's policy on verified accounts that have been compromised. An official told IANS here that an investigation had been started into the matter. "Your account has been hacked by the Turkish cyber army Ayyildiz Tim".