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What will be the playing conditions? The pitch was an artificial, green carpet while the outfield was frozen ice. Along with Afridi and Sehwag, the event also features glittering names such as Shoaib Akhtar, Abdul Razzaq, Mahela Jayawardene, Jacques Kallis , Zaheer Khan, Michael Hussey and others.
  • Romo to play PGA Tour event in March

    Romo to play PGA Tour event in March

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    With the announcement on Wednesday that Tony Romo would receive a sponsor's exemption into the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship in Puerto Rico, there were about as many eye rolls and heavy sighs as you would expect. In 2010, Romo made it to the sectional qualifying round and shot a 71 in the first round; but he had to withdraw when a weather delay forced the postponement of his second round, which then would have conflicted with a Cowboys practice.
  • Philadelphia shuts down for massive Eagles Super Bowl parade

    Philadelphia shuts down for massive Eagles Super Bowl parade

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    Schools, museums, courts, government offices and even the Philadelphia Zoo were shut down so the city could fete an underdog Eagles team that few outside Philadelphia thought had a prayer of beating the mighty Patriots led by superstar quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick.
  • BD court convicts Khaleda of graft; violence in major cities

    BD court convicts Khaleda of graft; violence in major cities

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    The 72-year-old three-time former prime minister and Bangladesh's main opposition leader was sentenced by Dhaka's Special Court in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million taka (about Dollars 250,000) in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust, named after her late husband Ziaur Rahman, a military ruler-turned-politician.
  • Timberwolves will try to sign Derrick Rose after buyout

    Timberwolves will try to sign Derrick Rose after buyout

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    The move comes just moments after the Cavaliers traded Isaiah Thomas , Channing Frye and their own 2018 first-round pick to the Lakers for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr . How long will it take for each of Cleveland's new players to acclimate to playing with LeBron James? The Cavs also send guard Iman Shumpert to Sacramento.
  • Wenger reacts to Dortmund claims about Aubameyang behavior

    Wenger reacts to Dortmund claims about Aubameyang behavior

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    Former World Cup victor Petit believes his fellow countryman may have already lost the backing of manager Arsene Wenger , citing the need for the £52m signing to turn things around quickly. "It was a proper hamstring injury and the risk of re-tearing it was very big", he explained. So he played only one game at home, where they played a 2-2.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Canada scores mixed doubles curling victory against United States

    Winter Olympics 2018: Canada scores mixed doubles curling victory against United States

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    When mixed doubles wraps up on Tuesday, the siblings will start curling separately in the men's and women's tournaments on Wednesday. The Russians wore simple black and white uniforms. And in this match between representatives of rival nations, there were no signs of awkwardness out on the sheet - other than an incident midway through, when Matt Hamilton got tangled up with his counterpart, Alexander Krushelnitskiy.
  • LeBron James buzzer-beater lifts Cavaliers, Rockets win

    LeBron James buzzer-beater lifts Cavaliers, Rockets win

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    The Cavs shipped Thomas, forward Channing Frye and one of their 2018 first-round picks to the Lakers for point guard Jordan Clarkson and forward Larry Nance Jr ., two athletic 25-year-olds who can potentially be part of Cleveland's core for years to come.
  • English players are the masters of diving, says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

    English players are the masters of diving, says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

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    Pochettino has a history of getting his players fired up for these games - and recognises the psychological impact a derby win can have on a season - while Wenger might be facing Tottenham for the very last time . Kane ducks under this, with his Premier League century and 13 assists meaning a goal involvement every 99.6 minutes, although he has played 124 fewer top-flight games .
  • Sonam Kapoor on working with Akshay Kumar for second time

    Sonam Kapoor on working with Akshay Kumar for second time

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    The plot, though, quickly dives into the central issue (after Arijit Singh's incredibly hummable 'Aaj Se Teri' ), and I reckon Balki could have taken the cinematic liberty to chop off some stretched parts: he plays his best cards in the second half.
  • Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas to Lakers

    Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas to Lakers

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    Thomas obviously wanted to stay and make a run for a National Basketball Association championship in Cleveland, but the team wants to move on from IT and pick up younger players with longer contracts to try and advance to another finals appearance.
  • England against Wales could be a tale of fire and ice

    England against Wales could be a tale of fire and ice

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    Alun Wyn was the Wales captain on Saturday and, as such, Pascal would have been speaking to him on a regular basis. Jones believes that the Wales captain overstepped the mark with his attempts to prevent Finn Russell from taking a quick conversion after...
  • Four-star Maryland OT Rasheed Walker is headed to Penn State

    Four-star Maryland OT Rasheed Walker is headed to Penn State

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    They signed the No. 20 class in 2016 and No. 15 in 2017. "I think whenever you can pick the phone up and someone can vouch for you, it helps you in recruiting". His win was one of four straight in the second half as Penn State overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to down the Buckeyes in front of almost 7,000 fans in the 40th straight Rec Hall sellout for Penn State.
  • Art Rooney II says Ryan Shazier will have role with Steelers

    Art Rooney II says Ryan Shazier will have role with Steelers

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    Rooney didn't dispute Bell's comments. When asked about the constant drama surrounding the team and the perception that the team was distracted by the opportunity to face New England in the AFC Championship Game, Rooney responded: "I would say you don't win 13 games if you're not a focused group".
  • White House Tells Government To Get Ready For A Shutdown

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    John Czwartacki, the spokesman for the White House Office of Management and Budget, said "agencies are now being urged to review and prepare for lapse", according to the Washington Post newspaper. Congress faces a midnight deadline (4pm on Friday AEDT) to keep the government open. To that end, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi staged a record eight-hour speech arguing in favor of legislation for young immigrants in the country since childhood who face deportation.
  • Pelicans-Pacers game postponed due to leaky roof at Smoothie King Center

    Pelicans-Pacers game postponed due to leaky roof at Smoothie King Center

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    A detail shot of the pelican logo on the shorts Arinze Onuaku #21 of the New Orleans Pelicans in a preseason National Basketball Association game against the Houston Rockets on October 5, 2013 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. "After looking at several things, I think they came to the conclusion that it wasn't worth risking the players". Davis scored 37 points and pulled down 4 rebounds in that one, and New Orleans will need another strong performance from him tonight if they want to ...
  • Miandad hails Kohli a genius and the world's best

    Miandad hails Kohli a genius and the world's best

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    The 29-year-old, who remained unbeaten on 160 runs of 159 balls, became the first Indian batsman to register the highest score in an ODI in South Africa . Following his masterful 49 on a green top masquerading as a pitch during the 2016 Asia Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dhaka, Miandad had lauded Kohli's sublime knock and credited his exploits to work-ethic as well as hunger for runs.
  • Marcus Smart to possibly either Nuggets or Cavs

    Marcus Smart to possibly either Nuggets or Cavs

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    At one point, it looked like a Smart deal was very realistic, but now as the trade deadline gets closer and closer it looks like the chances a deal will get done are unlikely. According the Himmelsbach's league sources , the Celtics are likely to wait for the post-deadline buyout market, rather than sacrifice assets for "what would likely be short-term gains".
  • 2nd Test: Sri Lanka Bounce Back As Bowlers Dominate Opening Day

    2nd Test: Sri Lanka Bounce Back As Bowlers Dominate Opening Day

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    Earlier, it was Razzak's morning and afternoon as the veteran left-armer made good use of the surface to scalp four wickets. They will have to bat last. The swashbuckling opener Tamim Iqbal was sent back to the hut by Suranga Lakmal in the very first over by plucking out a superb return catch. Mendis and another first-test century-maker, Dhananjaya de Silva (19), combined for 47 when Islam got the latter caught at first slip.
  • Vikings to hire Eagles QB coach DeFilippo as offensive coordinator

    Vikings to hire Eagles QB coach DeFilippo as offensive coordinator

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    The Minnesota Vikings have their new offensive coordinator. Stefanski, who has been with the Vikings since 2006, could now follow Shurmur to NY to become the Giants' next offensive coordinator. Eagles head coach Doug Pederson holds play calling duties on game days. DeFilippo first broke into coaching as the quarterbacks coach at Fordham in 2000.
  • Aubameyang to Wear Thierry Henry's Number 14 Jersey at Arsenal

    Aubameyang to Wear Thierry Henry's Number 14 Jersey at Arsenal

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    The 28-year old issued a unusual parting message on Instagram to Dortmund fans after sealing his move to the Premier League, suggesting his recent antics had been a direct result of not being allowed to leave the club last summer. Neither side confirmed the fee but it has widely reported to be €63.75 million (£56m). " In my time here he [Aubameyang] never came too late".
  • Celtics Reportedly Offered Second-Round Picks, Yabusele To Grizzlies For Evans

    Celtics Reportedly Offered Second-Round Picks, Yabusele To Grizzlies For Evans

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    Central Time NBA trade deadline Thursday, Feb. 8, but it wasn't the one everyone had been anticipating. Evans is the leading scorer for Memphis at 19 points a game. A lot of people have soured on Smart after he knocked himself out of the lineup by swiping at a picture frame, but that alone does not necessarily mean Evans would be a better option for this team.
  • McDaniels backs out of Colts coaching job

    McDaniels backs out of Colts coaching job

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    However, McDaniels pulled out of the deal hours later after National Football League giants the Patriots convinced him to stay, leaving the Colts stunned. However, McDaniels tossed the Colts a major curve with his stunning change of heart. Colts' general manager Chris Ballard resumes his search for the new coach.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Everything to Know to Cheer on Team USA

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    The high-profile delegation of North Korean politicians is scheduled to arrive in South Korea on Friday for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics . Last year's extended period of nuclear weapons testing by the Kim Jong Un regime provoked condemnation by Seoul and its allies including the USA and Australia.
  • Gisele Bündchen says 'no one let anyone win,' defends lesson to children

    Gisele Bündchen says 'no one let anyone win,' defends lesson to children

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    Bundchen replied that since Brady had already won five Super Bowls, it was time for the Eagles to win, since they hadn't done so in "a million years". She also reportedly said about their father, "Daddy won five times". "Sometimes you have to let other people win", she was quoted by USA Today as telling the children.
  • Bulls trading Jameer Nelson to Pistons for Willie Reed, pick swap

    Bulls trading Jameer Nelson to Pistons for Willie Reed, pick swap

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    After arriving in the trade , Nelson took several days to take his physical and never appeared in a game for Chicago as the Bulls looked to flip him elsewhere. Thomas was dealt with forward Channing Frye and one of the Cavs' two first-round draft picks to the Lakers for point guard Jordan Clarkson and forward Larry Nance Jr, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the teams need National Basketball Association approval before the trade can be completed.
  • How to Watch Valencia vs. Barcelona

    How to Watch Valencia vs. Barcelona

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    The victor will face Sevilla in the final. Barcelona have won the trophy for the last three years and face Sevilla in the final on April 21, a re-run of the 2016 showpiece which the Catalans won 2-0 after extra time . Lionel Messi had come close on a couple of occasions for the visitors in the first half, but it was the introduction of Coutinho that swung the tie decisively their way.
  • Nadal Planning To Play At Queen's In Preparation For Wimbledon 2018

    Nadal Planning To Play At Queen's In Preparation For Wimbledon 2018

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    Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are the headline names in line to play the Miami Open next month after being included on the player list for the event, organisers have confirmed . But with the Spaniard not scheduled to play until the end of February in Acapulco the door has opened for the 36-year-old to become the oldest-ever world No 1 with a run to the semi-finals enough to see him overtake his long-time rival at the 500 event.
  • Lawsuit accuses Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexual assault

    Lawsuit accuses Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexual assault

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    The counterclaim alleges that Bell and Pendley traveled to Houston for a Memphis basketball game and stayed at the team hotel. The two men subsequently experienced a falling out over a petty dispute that allegedly began with Pastner failing to compensate Bell sufficiently for his efforts to help his program and not calling him on his birthday past year.
  • Kohli, spinners give India unassailable 3-0 lead against South Africa

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    Left-arm spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav then ran through the South African batting line-up with four wickets each as the hosts folded up for 179 runs in 40 overs. "We have to make sure we're not letting our guard down because we worked really hard from that last Test to win four games in a row on a tough tour of South Africa ".
  • Antonio Conte 'to remain Chelsea manager after Watford defeat'

    Antonio Conte 'to remain Chelsea manager after Watford defeat'

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    Eden Hazard scored a superb equaliser for the Blues soon after but a 10-minute blitz from the home side, including a goal from Pereyra, saw them emerge victorious. Speculation over Conte's future has continued ever since the summer, with reports claiming he was unhappy with the club's transfer business and frustrated he was not consulted more about their new signings.
  • Olympic Hockey 2018: Which Countries Are the Medal Favorites in Latest Odds?

    Olympic Hockey 2018: Which Countries Are the Medal Favorites in Latest Odds?

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    No NHL participation for the first time since 1994 threatens to upset the traditional world hockey order after Canada has won the past three best-on-best tournaments: the 2016 World Cup, 2014 Sochi Olympics and 2010 Vancouver Olympics. I think that's a nice change from previous Olympics but I'd say it's only the player pool that's much different. But he wasn't thinking about Pyeongchang or even Beijing in 2022; he had his sights set eight or 12 years down the line.
  • Magic Trade Elfrid Payton to Suns for Future Second-Round Pick

    Magic Trade Elfrid Payton to Suns for Future Second-Round Pick

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    Brandon Knight is out for the season with a torn ACL, while Isaiah Canaan is out with a fractured ankle. He has averaged 10.8 points per game in his time with the Magic . Payton has been an effective role player for a struggling franchise over the past four seasons, so this fresh start is his chance to show he can succeed under a bigger spotlight.
  • NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) — Trending Stocks Alert

    NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) — Trending Stocks Alert

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    The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( NYSE : UNH ) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 3 by Credit Suisse. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. On Tuesday, January 16 the insider Goetz William W sold $702,026. $2.38M worth of stock was sold by HOOPER MICHELE J on Wednesday, January 31. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated shares decreased -4.85 percent over the past week and fell -1.55 percent over the previous month.
  • Danny Care set to become England's most-capped scrum-half against Wales

    Danny Care set to become England's most-capped scrum-half against Wales

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    Gatland's only switch is among the replacements , where fit-again Northampton wing George North takes over from Owen Watkin . "Everyone has been telling them how well they played". "We know how tough it is going to be against that huge English forward pack". 'They played well, they played really well, but it's going to be different on Saturday - they had no expectation on them last Saturday but this week they come full of expectation.
  • CAS opens case for 15 Russians appealing Pyeongchang exclusion

    CAS opens case for 15 Russians appealing Pyeongchang exclusion

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    They will wear a uniform with that name on it, and the Olympic anthem will be played at any medal ceremonies for Russian athletes. The hearing was attended by the Russian luge team's coach Albert Demchenko, luger Tatyana Ivanova and skeleton athlete Elena Nikitina.
  • North Korea stages pre-Olympic military parade

    North Korea stages pre-Olympic military parade

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    South Korea said it is willing to accept Kim's attendance, and will make proper accommodations for the 30-something-year-old's visit, according to the Wall Street Journal . Domestic media reports said the parade was smaller than those of previous years . Kim Yo Jong, right, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , will meet with South Korean president Moon Jae-in.
  • Bayern rout Paderborn 6-0 to book German Cup semifinal

    Bayern rout Paderborn 6-0 to book German Cup semifinal

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    The visitors, who fielded a strong line-up against the 3.Liga leaders, survived a close offside call in the early exchanges before Coman and Lewandowski struck to put them in charge, the latter taking his tally for the season to 25 in all competitions.