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UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The Islanders will return part-time to Long Islands Nassau Coliseum for the next three seasons as their new arena at Belmont Park is being built. Brett Yormark, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, called the announcement a celebration for Islanders fans, and said he was happy that "all of the parties involved could rally around our vision to have the team return" to Nassau Coliseum .
  • John Millman: Alex de Minaur ready for Davis Cup

    John Millman: Alex de Minaur ready for Davis Cup

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    He was also seen telling the show's producers "I need to get out of here". "I don't want to spend half my time depressed here and thinking about how I've played the previous year and where I should be". Tomic's decision to leave the jungle comes on the same day Lleyton Hewitt admitted he is not sure whether the controversial star will even continue playing tennis.
  • Wenger Reveals How Mkhitaryan Is Settling In At Arsenal

    Wenger Reveals How Mkhitaryan Is Settling In At Arsenal

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    Attack: All eyes will be on Wenger to see if he'll hand Henrikh Mkhitaryan his debut after he was ineligible to face Chelsea last week. Mkhitaryan , who will take over Sanchez's No. Cech believes Mkhitaryan is a very intelligent, skilful and quick player. The Arsenal boss's first task will be to restore Mkhitaryan's confidence after the player found himself frequently sidelined under United manager Jose Mourinho .
  • Chennai Super Kings Squad For IPL 2018

    Chennai Super Kings Squad For IPL 2018

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    After bidding for the player of their will and spending crores, Franchises are set with their complete teams to fight for the title full-force. Yuvraj Singh has scored 2587 runs in the Indian Premier League at a strike rate of 131. In another related development, KXIP co-owner Preity Zinta has reportedly submitted a request for name-change for the franchise ahead of the start of the new season.
  • Melbourne to host 2020 World T20 finals

    Melbourne to host 2020 World T20 finals

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    The Melbourne Cricket Ground has been chosen as the host venue for both the men's and women's finals of the World T20 tournaments to be held in Australia in 2020. "Especially young fans, young boys and girls coming though, they're more aware of the sport now". Cricket Australia is hoping that the women's final - scheduled to take place on International Women's Day (Sunday 8 March) will break the world-record attendance for a women's sporting match.
  • China denies spying on African Union

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    The respect of this principle motivated Guinea President and Chairman of the African Union for 2017, Alpha Condé, in the appointment of Addo as champion on gender and development in Africa. Rwandan President Paul Kagame took over chairmanship of the AU for 2018, while it was announced that Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi will chair the union in 2019.
  • North Korean athletes likely to travel to South by chartered plane

    North Korean athletes likely to travel to South by chartered plane

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    North Korea previously canceled the visit of a cultural delegation to the South the night before the team was due to arrive, without providing an excuse. CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Monday told BBC that he believes North Korea may be able to strike the U.S. within "a handful of months". North Korea called off the joint cultural performance, which had been scheduled for February 4, late on Monday, blaming South Korean media for encouraging "insulting" public sentiment.
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    Sanchez was "cheap" - Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho

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    Former Manchester United star David Beckham has admitted that he can not quite believe that the club managed to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal . "He's a very important player for me, he's a great professional who is giving everything he can to help the team", the United manager said. "We're lucky he's got everything - determination, hunger, he never stops running, he's always working hard".
  • Arsenal legend Theirry Henry lauds Gunners' new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan

    Arsenal legend Theirry Henry lauds Gunners' new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan

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    It's hard to leave Jack Wilshere out right now so I think we'll see the Englishman keep his place once again. "We have a good opportunity to recover from Chelsea and prepare for Swansea". The on-loan Bayern Munich star has failed to live up to the expectations that he was brought to the Liberty Stadium with so far, however, Carvalhal will remain confident he can get the best out of the Swansea player.
  • Chelsea's Musonda joins Celtic on 18-month loan

    Chelsea's Musonda joins Celtic on 18-month loan

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    Should the move go through Musonda, who would likely go straight into the Hoops squad for their league fixture against Hearts on Tuesday, will become the 34th Chelsea player to join another club on loan this season. "The fans I will try to give my best for". Those were the most important things, and I wanted to go somewhere where I would enjoy my football, and I know the manager as well.
  • Injuries: Rob Gronkowski sits out practice again

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    The Patriots still have another week before they have to make any decisions about Gronkowski's status for the Super Bowl and they'll be hoping he makes progress through the concussion protocol by that point. Baked into the line for Super Bowl LII, which now features the Patriots as a 4.5-point favorite, is the idea that Rob Gronkowski will play against the Eagles .
  • Liverpool Dumped Out Of English FA Cup Amidst VAR Chaos

    Liverpool Dumped Out Of English FA Cup Amidst VAR Chaos

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    It was about showing what really happened, because players probably won't look back at a game and think "oh, that was it". Grzegorz Krychowiak tugged Mo Salah's shirt in the penalty area just moments later, though Pawson had originally waved play on.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Jabari Parker medically cleared to return on Friday

    Milwaukee Bucks: Jabari Parker medically cleared to return on Friday

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    The Bucks broadcast team said on Monday night that Jabari Parker is expected to make his season debut on Friday against the Knicks in his return from left ACL surgery. Parker's injury was the second time he tore the ACL in the same knee. "It's definitely mental", Parker told ESPN. "Even when he comes back, he'll have missed a significant amount of time", Prunty said.
  • Federer breaks down during victory speech

    Federer breaks down during victory speech

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    World number two Federer defeated sixth seed Marin Cilic 6-2 6-7 (5) 6-3 3-6 6-1 to win his sixth Australian Open title. But Cilic fought back gamely to win the second set 7-6 and tie the gripping final 1-1. 6 here, No. 20 overall". This is Federer's 6th Australian Open crown, tying him level with the great Roy Emerson and his contemporary rival Novak Djokovic .
  • Sevilla lose out as Batshuayi agrees Bundesliga move

    Sevilla lose out as Batshuayi agrees Bundesliga move

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    The Gunners had a bid in excess of £50m rejected last week, with Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc stating they would only let the 28-year-old go if their demands were met. Back in Germany, authorities criticised Aubameyang for failing to testify in a trial over the bomb attack targeting the team past year. Prosecutor Carsten Dombert called the sick note presented by the player's lawyer "absolutely feeble".
  • Marin Cilic blames slow start to Aussie final on closed roof

    Marin Cilic blames slow start to Aussie final on closed roof

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    After retaining the Australian Open to win his 20th grand slam singles title, Roger Federer revealed he felt like "a loss was coming" earlier in the tournament. Federer now owns six Australian Open titles, including in back-to-back years . Federer won the third set with a single break of serve but from a position of strength in the fourth he began to fade and lost five games on the spin as an increasingly unsafe Cilic dragged a slow-burning final into a decider.
  • A's bring back 2014 All-Star in trade with Royals

    A's bring back 2014 All-Star in trade with Royals

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    The Kansas City Royals announced tonight that they have acquired right-handed pitchers Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for left-handed pitcher Ryan Buchter , first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss and cash considerations.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan in line for Arsenal debut against Swansea

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan in line for Arsenal debut against Swansea

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    Wenger, Arsenal's manager since September 1996, added: "I pushed always for football to do more against doping, so I don't see why we should not cooperate". The Gunners head to South Wales boosted by their League Cup semi-final triumph over Chelsea and rested following a free weekend, a outcome of the holders' early exit from the FA Cup at the hands of Championship side Nottingham Forest.
  • Watch Steve Kerr expertly shut down this question about LaVar Ball's trolling

    Watch Steve Kerr expertly shut down this question about LaVar Ball's trolling

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    Perhaps Ball felt a need to go after Kerr because the Golden State coach previously referred to him as the "Kardashian of the National Basketball Association". These games feature teams featuring players that are mostly 17 and younger. Warriors forward David West followed his coach's lead by saying he wasn't going to waste brain matter on the elder Ball .
  • Chelsea trio Thibaut Courtois, Willian, Alvaro Morata to miss FA Cup tie

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    Over the past 10 years, Chelsea overseen 11 managerial changes. Antonio Conte is now up to 664. 'I am the coach, and my task is to try to do the best for this club and try to improve my players for this club. But Batshuayi made it an astonishing 19 goals in 18 starts in his Chelsea career with his double strike, and after Marcos Alonso added a third, he said: "When I have a chance I take the chance".
  • Chelsea skipper Cahill backs coach Conte

    Chelsea skipper Cahill backs coach Conte

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    But a closer look at the stats suggest Chelsea should stick with Batshuayi - because he has quite a remarkable goal return for his limited time on the pitch, particularly when compared to Morata and Eden Hazard . "If the club decides to add another player, then, I don't know if Michy wants to stay, or wants to go on loan". "I'm ready to continue to work with these players".
  • Westbrook leads Thunder past 76ers

    Westbrook leads Thunder past 76ers

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    But that is exactly what happened to the reigning NBA MVP in the first quarter on Sunday. Embiid, who has become one of the NBA's biggest social media trolls, made a decision to have some fun at Russell Westbrooks' expense shortly after the Sixers' 122-112 loss to the Thunder Sunday night.
  • Russell Westbrook shines as the Thunder beat Washington

    Russell Westbrook shines as the Thunder beat Washington

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    The Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers aren't even in the same conference, yet they played as though they were longtime rivals. If he's going to play back-to-backs, he at least needs to start with a minutes restriction. Tied at 68 at the third quarter's 4:26 marker and with officials reviewing a potential Steven Adams foul (which was eventually ruled a technical), the Thunder were struggling to hold.
  • Tom Brady Had 12 Stitches Removed from Injured Hand

    Tom Brady Had 12 Stitches Removed from Injured Hand

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    They have seven of the top 10 players on my list, with the Patriots having the top two in Brady and tight end Rob Gronkowski . He hasn't officially been cleared for full contact yet but still has a week to make it through the concussion protocol.
  • Gronkowski Practicing, Hopeful for Super Bowl

    Gronkowski Practicing, Hopeful for Super Bowl

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    But as of right now, he has still not been released from the league's concussion protocol. It will be an interesting chess match, but I have a hard time putting my money against the Patriots in a game of this magnitude simply because of the Brady/Belichick combination.
  • Day wins Farmers Insurance Open in playoff

    Day wins Farmers Insurance Open in playoff

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    Ryan Palmer exited the playoff on the first extra hole after making par on the par-5 18th. Jason Day birdied the sixth extra play-off hole to see off Alex Noren and secure a first victory in 20 months at the Farmers Insurance Open . "They're very nice to me". Day joked that they could have continued to play, that all that was needed was some auto headlights along the fairway. I hit some really good ones out of there.
  • Broncos Trade Rumors: Aqib Talib 'Expected' to Be Placed on the Block

    Broncos Trade Rumors: Aqib Talib 'Expected' to Be Placed on the Block

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    The only other player to make four Pro Bowls in four seasons with the Broncos was John Lynch, who was inducted into the team's Ring of Fame and is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2018. So if the Broncos do decide to part ways with him, there's no doubt several teams will be interested in his services. Since the Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50, a top-tier defense has not been able to carry an inept offense to the playoffs in either of the last two seasons.
  • LA Coliseum now the United Airlines Memorial Coliseum

    LA Coliseum now the United Airlines Memorial Coliseum

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    A groundbreaking ceremony Monday marked the official beginning of a massive $270 million renovation project. USC operates the Coliseum under a 98-year lease agreement with the city, county and state. It has been the Trojans' home field since it opened in 1923. The Trojans and Los Angeles Rams will continue to play at the stadium during the project.
  • Coleman back in squad after broken leg

    Coleman back in squad after broken leg

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    Sam Allardyce has delivered some welcome good news by confirming Seamus Coleman will be included in the squad for Wednesday's game against Leicester. "It (operation) went well", said Allardyce. "He's recuperating back in his hometown of Glasgow". "We have got a lot of players, so moving some out on loan would be a possibility".
  • Pep Guardiola: Vincent Kompany is key for Manchester City

    Pep Guardiola: Vincent Kompany is key for Manchester City

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    Guardiola chooses not to rotate his key players, but with City still on course for an unprecedented quadruple this season, is he taking a risk he can not afford by using the likes of De Bruyne and Sterling so often? Bennett was then sent off in added time after another crunching foul on teenager Brahim Diaz .
  • Jack Doyle gets decleated during Pro Bowl

    Jack Doyle gets decleated during Pro Bowl

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    On the NFC's last possession, Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff fumbled the ball while being sacked and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller recovered the ball to secure the win. 28, 2018, in Orlando, Fla . If you wanted a close game that came down to the wire, you got what you wanted. Miller would earn defensive MVP honors at the conclusion of the game.
  • No real fear for PSG challenge

    No real fear for PSG challenge

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    The 25-year-old has scored 17 goals in 16 league games for the French champions this season, but has been booed by some sections of the club's supporters due to a perceived spat between him and Edinson Cavani . PSG are certainly not low on confidence, with the club downplaying speculation that Neymar will leave for Real in the summer. "Of course it [the whistling] bothered me, but we are here to be whistled and applauded", he said .
  • Liverpool manager Klopp rules out January exit for Emre Can

    Liverpool manager Klopp rules out January exit for Emre Can

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    However a shock defeat to Swansea and an FA Cup exit at the hands of West Brom have caused concerns around Anfield. Despite the German manager claiming Coutinho would not have helped them in their two recent losses, Liverpool's decision not to adequately replace the 25-year-old in the current transfer window could come back to haunt the club if their form does not turn around.
  • Woods one-under through nine holes at Torrey

    Woods one-under through nine holes at Torrey

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    With the course closed to the public for logistical reasons, Day sealed victory with a birdie at the sixth extra hole after Swede Noren found a water hazard with his second shot at the par-five 18th at Torrey Pines . Although he hit only 30 percent of fairways over the four rounds, the worst result in the field, he scrapped in familiar fashion. "It's hard to make a lot of birdies when you're not giving yourself any looks, and I didn't do that today", Woods said.
  • Form India take on Pakistan in U-19 WC semis

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    This content is restricted to site members. Earlier, three-time champions India thumped Australia, Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe to top Group B. Pakistan had beaten South Africa by 3 wickets in the quarters. Gill, who hit a match-winning 86 in the quarterfinals and is team's leading scorer with 239 runs, went to KKR for Rs 1.8 crore while Shaw was bought for Rs 1.2 crore to Mumbai Indians.
  • Senior Bowl Starts Josh Allen's NFL Draft Journey

    Senior Bowl Starts Josh Allen's NFL Draft Journey

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    Lauletta capped the weeklong audition for National Football League teams in strong fashion, thriving amid more heralded passers from the North team. The South opened up the game in the second half and never looked back. He was covered, but Benkert hit him in stride on what turned into a 73-yard touchdown. Here are five players who seem to fit New England's mold. On his 75-yard touchdown, Chark stated, " I was excited to get in the endzone".
  • Kohli credits belief for third Test turnaround

    Kohli credits belief for third Test turnaround

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    Du Plessis spoke at the end of the England series past year that for South African conditions, the Test team needed seven batsmen, but Gibson seems to have twisted his arm this summer, explaining that the Proteas needed to be more aggressive and that the more aggressive structure was for six batsmen and five bowlers.
  • Tennis star Federer claims 20th Grand Slam title with Australian Open win

    Tennis star Federer claims 20th Grand Slam title with Australian Open win

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    ESPNEWS is also available via the ESPN app. When Federer served out the set, it appeared that it might be a short evening for fans at the Rod Laver Arena here. "I don't think age is an issue, it's just a number". "I'm so happy. It's unbelievable", said Federer, who broke down in tears after the victory. "This is a dream come true, the fairytale continues for me".
  • Manchester City keep quadruple dream alive, Chelsea also through

    Manchester City keep quadruple dream alive, Chelsea also through

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    But please protect the players. It remains to be seen whether a move will happen before Wednesday's transfer deadline, but the same report says that the two Premier League clubs will revive their interest in the summer if not. I tried to stop the counter attack and completely mistimed my attempt. "It is unprofessional from Joe and then to commit one in the 92nd minute", said Warnock.
  • Phil Neville: Comments were wrong but I am proud to manage England

    Phil Neville: Comments were wrong but I am proud to manage England

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    The improvement from 14th was achieved under Neville's predecessor in the role, Mark Sampson, whose time in charge catastrophically unraveled a year ago amid claims of bullying, racism and inappropriate behaviour in a previous job. Neville said it's up to him to take the players to the "next level". Asked whether the furore had made the last few days hard, the 41-year-old said: "When the FA announced my appointment it was probably one of the best moments of my career".
  • Deal back on? Chelsea to make an improved bid for Dzeko

    Deal back on? Chelsea to make an improved bid for Dzeko

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    The former Manchester City striker was the top scorer in Serie A last season with 29 goals , and already has 10 from 21 appearances this season. Antonio Conte's side had an under-par summer window and despite the January window seemingly about to slip away, Briaschi believes Dzeko will end up a Chelsea player.
  • Cahill delight over ´perfect´ Millwall return

    Cahill delight over ´perfect´ Millwall return

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    After weeks in the wind, Tim Cahill has signed on with his former club Millwall in a bid to be selected for the Socceroos World Cup squad. He has agreed a deal running until the end of the Championship season at Millwall under his old team-mate Neil Harris, although he will not be eligible for Tuesday's game against promotion-chasing Derby County.