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Although he did not name them, Mourinho... "But with some comments from some important people in football I got a little confused". For me box to box means (gestures) box to box. United's best hope of a trophy this season is probably the FA Cup, in which United will visit Huddersfield for a fifth-round tie later this month, while they play Sevilla in the last-16 of the Champions League.
  • David Moyes: 'West Ham United players must respond to defeat at Brighton'

    David Moyes: 'West Ham United players must respond to defeat at Brighton'

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    Moyes and Evra worked together at Manchester United before the former France worldwide moved to Juventus in 2014. That ended three months in the wilderness for the ex-French worldwide, who was sacked by Ligue 1 outfit Marseille in November and handed a ban from Uefa competition after kicking out at a supporter he claimed was abusing him before a Europa League tie against Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal.
  • Watch the Olympics Opening Ceremony LIVE

    Watch the Olympics Opening Ceremony LIVE

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    South Korean leader Moon Jae-in, US Vice-President Mike Pence and Kim Yong-nam, North Korea's ceremonial head of state, were also expected to attend the opening, along with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe . With this week's announcement by North Korea that Kim Jong Un's younger sister Kim Yo Jong would be visiting the Pyeongchang Olympics as part of the planned high-level delegation, analysts are calling the move an overt sign that the North is planning to use the occasion for ...
  • Intel Drones Shine at Opening Ceremony; Set Record

    Intel Drones Shine at Opening Ceremony; Set Record

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    The XXIII Olympic Winter Games is being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea from February 9 to 25. The company says its launch of 1,280 drones for the pre-recording broke a Guinness World record for " most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously.".
  • Clean sheet in Buffon's 500th league game

    Clean sheet in Buffon's 500th league game

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    Former Fiorentina prodigy Federico Bernardeschi eventually found a way through, though, before Gonzalo Higuain wrapped things up late on. The Florence club pushed forward in search of the equaliser, but its best chance of the second half was denied when goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who was playing in his 500th Serie A game for Juventus, stopped a shot by Cyril Thereau.
  • Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games Begin as United Korea Steals Spotlight

    Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games Begin as United Korea Steals Spotlight

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    At the last moment, though, they handed off the flame to former Olympic champion figure skater Yuna Kim, arguably South Korea's most famous person. Arriving on her brother Kim Jong Un's white private jet for a three-day visit, Kim Yo Jong and the country's 90-year-old nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam are scheduled to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on February 10 in a luncheon at Seoul's presidential palace.
  • #WinterOlympics: Team USA gets pumped up on social media

    #WinterOlympics: Team USA gets pumped up on social media

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    Davis' comments incited backlash on social media. RUSSIA: The lower house of Russian parliament has issued a statement protesting a court's decision barring 45 banned athletes from the Pyeongchang Olympics just hours before the opening ceremony.
  • Super Bowl scores fewest TV viewers since 2009

    Super Bowl scores fewest TV viewers since 2009

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    NBC was first in ratings with a 2.0 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 8.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 9, " Black Lightning " got a 0.6/2 and 1.9 million viewers. NBC won Tuesday in the key demo with a strong 2.0, despite actually finishing No. 2 in overall viewership with 8.4 million.
  • Coutinho opens his Barcelona account

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    It'll be a great game and a hard one (against Sevilla in the final). I did it here and helped the team reach the Final with it. "I feel very happy as it is the fifth-consecutive final that the players of this team are going to play, something very complicated to repeat and repeat.
  • EPL: Arsenal, Tottenham Up For North London Derby

    EPL: Arsenal, Tottenham Up For North London Derby

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    As we've seen this season, even with the introduction of VAR, it's been hard for officials and it does still come down to how a tackle or a tumble on the ground is interpreted by the official in question, with even multiple replays on TV getting different opinions.
  • Riyad Mahrez ends exile, returns to training

    Riyad Mahrez ends exile, returns to training

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    Vardy has scored an unrivalled 22 Premier League goals in 42 appearances against the current top six clubs since his top-flight debut in August 2014. "We enjoy watching him play and, as soon as possible, he should come back with Leicester and play at his level". He's already for me one of the best in the world.
  • Yoel Romero misses weight ahead of UFC 221 fight with Luke Rockhold

    Yoel Romero misses weight ahead of UFC 221 fight with Luke Rockhold

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    Light heavyweight champion and Rockhold's teammate Daniel Cormier is moving to the heavyweight division to take on champion Stipe Miocic at UFC 226 in July. Despite the fact that Rockhold was able to make weight by weighing in at 185 pounds, Romero came in at 188.3. Although experienced in facing top-level opponents, Romero's movement and explosiveness are very hard traits for other fighters to become accustomed to.
  • Eagles Super Bowl victory parade in Philadelphia

    Eagles Super Bowl victory parade in Philadelphia

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    Ross, who also worked during the Philadelphia Phillies' championship parade that brought over one million fans downtown, is skeptical of those results and said there were "clearly" more people Thursday than the 2008 gathering, per Max Bennett of Patch.
  • PyeongChang, Moon apre Giochi invernali

    PyeongChang, Moon apre Giochi invernali

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    Tutte le persone contagiate sono state messe in quarantena e sono monitorate. "C'è una grande adrenalina". La sorella di Kim si è alzata in piedi in tribuna e ha salutato gli atleti sotto la tribuna. La bandiera non e' riconosciuta ufficialmente ne' da Seul, ne' da Pyongyang . A livello globlae sono 3mila gli atleti che nelle Olimpiadi invernali 2018 animeranno 102 competizioni.
  • Dow plunges 1000 points as a weeklong market rout continues

    Dow plunges 1000 points as a weeklong market rout continues

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    United States stocks ended a wild week with a burst of buying, but still recorded their worst week in two years and investors braced for more volatile trading days ahead. Also worrying investors was a government budget proposal announced by United States lawmakers, which raises spending caps and could fan inflation. Investors are weighing whether the sharp swings are the start of a deeper correction or just a temporary bump in the prolonged bull market.
  • Scott Boras not sending his clients to MLBPA spring training

    Scott Boras not sending his clients to MLBPA spring training

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    Given the unusually slow nature of free agency this winter, a number of players remained unsigned, with spring training opening for at least two teams by February 12 and most Major League Baseball teams the day after. There are limitations on the players, however, the report noted: For example, they can not use their own coaches and trainers. The camp will be open to the players who became free agents under Article XXB of the sport's collective bargaining agreement, the most prominent group ...
  • Russian athletes lose Olympic appeals

    Russian athletes lose Olympic appeals

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    Following this ruling, forty seven athletes took their appeal to compete in Pyeongchang to CAS earlier this week including multiple Olympic champion speed skater Viktor Ahn and biathlon gold medallist Anton Shipulin, neither of whom have previously served a doping ban.
  • Leigh Halfpenny gives Wales fitness scare ahead of England clash

    Leigh Halfpenny gives Wales fitness scare ahead of England clash

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    But each game is a learning curve. Gatland suggested his English counterpart would do a great job as the next British and Irish Lions coach earlier in the week and that a 3-0 whitewash would be expected in South Africa and it's all a bit of paper talk that'll be forgotten once the game is done and dusted.
  • Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin Together Almost Isn't Fair

    Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin Together Almost Isn't Fair

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    Another Olympic medal to add to her gold and bronze from 2010 would be the coup de grace as her career winds down. Vonn's grandfather, Don Kidlow, passed away in November at the age of 88 and the American is hoping to do him proud on her Olympic swansong.
  • West Brom's Rodriguez charged over alleged racial abuse

    West Brom's Rodriguez charged over alleged racial abuse

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    It reads: "Albion remain fully supportive of Jay Rodriguez after he was charged by the FA following an incident during the club's Premier League victory over Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, January 13". West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew has insisted that he has "got no problem picking" Jay Rodriguez , despite being charged by the Football Association for alleged racial abuse.
  • 'She said YES!' Carson Wentz engaged to girlfriend

    'She said YES!' Carson Wentz engaged to girlfriend

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    In a game that was one of the very best in the history of the game, the Eagles went toe to toe with the most accomplished head coach (Bill Belichick) and most dominant quarterback (Tom Brady) of the last generation in the NFL . American site For The Win suggested Pederson had actually called a different play before being convinced the "Philly special" was the way to go, and his players changed formation after his tete-a-tete with Foles.
  • Antonio Conte: 'I am totally committed to Chelsea'

    Antonio Conte: 'I am totally committed to Chelsea'

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    Speaking to Sky Sports , he said, "The day Conte leaves Chelsea , if I was Arsenal , I'd be straight on the phone". "We struggle to find the solution and to solve the pain in his back". "I'm not thinking for even one moment the possibility of going away from this club. We have to work, we have concentrate on getting three points". The Italian expert had explicitly demanded the Dutch defender, to reinforce his shaky backline, following poor performances from Antonio Rudiger and Andreas ...
  • The Best Photos From The PyeongChang Olympics: Feb. 9 Edition

    The Best Photos From The PyeongChang Olympics: Feb. 9 Edition

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    Speaking to NBC's "Nightly News" on Thursday, the vice president continued to stress that the U.S. would protect itself from North Korean nuclear threats by taking whatever "action is necessary to defend our homeland". Lots of the politics and tensions of the Korean Peninsula were out front on NBC's unofficial primetime kickoff to the 2018 Winter Olympics last night.
  • Lions announce contract extension for general manager Bob Quinn

    Lions announce contract extension for general manager Bob Quinn

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    That title has popped up with other teams, but General Manager Bob Quinn said it won't be in use with the Lions because the other assistants will be taking care of those responsibilities. Davis spent the 2017 season as the defensive-line coach for Texas-San Antonio. Free-agent signings like Marvin Jones and T.J. Lang, who made the Pro Bowl, have strengthened the depth as well.
  • Rays Name Ybor City as Preferred Ballpark Location

    Rays Name Ybor City as Preferred Ballpark Location

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    However, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman said the process is still "unfolding" to keep the Rays in St. Petersburg. Kriseman and Pinellas County Commission chair Ken Welch struck a gracious tone as news of the Ybor City site filtered out, and political and business leaders throughout the area should maintain that approach.
  • Rodney Hood's Optimistic Reaction to Joining Cleveland Cavaliers

    Rodney Hood's Optimistic Reaction to Joining Cleveland Cavaliers

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    Let's grade the Hood-Hill deal for each team. Andrew Harrison scored a season-best 23 points to lead Memphis, which has lost five straight games and seven of its last eight. He wasn't getting much playing time. Crowder fills the second part of those wishes for the Jazz. The 36-year-old veteran is expected to seek a buyout from the Kings but could be signing with Golden State or Boston as he looks to win a title.
  • After Larry Nassar sentencing, United States swimming coach in new sex abuse row

    After Larry Nassar sentencing, United States swimming coach in new sex abuse row

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    That seems to be the case once again in the world of sports. Hutchison has denied allegations of misconduct or that he groomed her for abuse. "Prior to that time, I did nothing to "groom" her". Hutchinson resigned from his post as a U.S. Olympic swim coach in 2010 after he was confronted with rumors that he was having a relationship with one of his swimmers, an accusation he denied.
  • Cavaliers trade Thomas, Wade, Rose at Thursday's deadline

    Cavaliers trade Thomas, Wade, Rose at Thursday's deadline

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    There were a few other deals, including some involving past first-round picks. Between Thomas and Frye, roughly $14 million will come off the books at the end of the season. Hill is the most accurate three-point shooter in the league * a href="https://stats. nba .com/players/traditional/?sort=FG3_PCT&dir=-1&Season=2017-18&SeasonType=Regular%20Season&PerMode=Totals&CF=FG3A*GE*116" target="_blank" rel="noopener" *(45.3 percent) among those with as many attempts.
  • Colts target Patriots rivalry after McDaniels snub

    Colts target Patriots rivalry after McDaniels snub

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    The Patriots finished third in Rick Gosselin's annual rankings of the NFL's special teams units in 2017. Josh McDaniels was once a young, hot shot head coaching candidate in the National Football League whose 6-0 start with the Denver Broncos had everyone thinking the Belichick discipleship was a new pipeline for National Football League coaching stardom.
  • Remembering Liam Miller; Former Sunderland midfielder dies tragically aged just 36

    Remembering Liam Miller; Former Sunderland midfielder dies tragically aged just 36

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    He added: "Think you can see the esteem that Liam Miller was held in by supporters of every club he either played for or against with the tributes to him tonight. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends". While Keith Gillespie said: "Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Liam Miller". LIAM MILLER has tragically died at the age of just 36.
  • How Boston Herald reporter was allegedly tricked into Tom Brady contract story

    How Boston Herald reporter was allegedly tricked into Tom Brady contract story

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    After Jimmy G got his fat new contract yesterday to the tune of $137.5 million and $74 million guaranteed, fake Don Yee aka Nick in Boston saw an opportunity to expose a reporter. The suspension stemmed from Borges's habit of essentially copying and pasting other reporters' work for his Sunday column. "But I called him and I was just like, 'Hey, Ronnie, it's Don'".
  • 14 things Sixers' Bryan Colangelo said about Markelle Fultz, his situation

    14 things Sixers' Bryan Colangelo said about Markelle Fultz, his situation

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    Regardless, something was clearly off with Fultz - his shot was herky-jerky and inaccurate - and the Sixers sat him out to recover. Friday, Colangelo stood in front of the podium and didn't really provide any more clarity. Simmons missed his entire first season a year ago with a foot injury, while Embiid missed his first two seasons with his own foot troubles and only recently played the first set of back-to-back games in his career.
  • Yuri!!! on Ice Made It to the Olympics

    Yuri!!! on Ice Made It to the Olympics

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    The USA is in second with 14, followed by Japan and a squad of Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation with 13 each. It was simply a 40-minute practice session on the rink designated for that objective, with a low ceiling and fluorescent lights, tucked just below the Gangneum Ice Arena, where Chen and Rippon will make their Olympic debuts later this week in the team event.
  • Month-over-month unemployment drops in Kamloops

    Month-over-month unemployment drops in Kamloops

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    Statistics Canada cautions against month-to-month comparisons of the Medicine Hat unemployment rate, due to the small sample size. That put about 500 people temporarily out of work, although some of those have since been recalled. "Even prior to this week's financial market gyrations and this weak jobs data, we were of the view that the [Bank of Canada] would wait until the second half of the year before hiking [interest rates] again - these developments only embolden that view", Porter wrote ...
  • Chahal, Kuldeep the difference between the two sides: Kohli

    Chahal, Kuldeep the difference between the two sides: Kohli

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    Barring opener Rohit Sharma, the top order batting comprising Shikhar Dhawan , Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane have been in impressive form while in the bowling department, the wrist spin twins - leggie Yuzvendra Chahal and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav - have literally been the reason behind India's two victories so far, sharing 13 wickets between them.
  • Proteas Pink Day ODI record under pressure

    Proteas Pink Day ODI record under pressure

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    Such was the nature of his innings that he scored only 60 runs through boundaries while he had to run hard for the remaining 100. Records kept tumbling as his innings progressed. "Kohli's the big dog and the guy is scoring runs for them at the moment", Morris said at the pre-match press conference. As it turned out, the pitch slowed down remarkably, and India ended up losing both Rahane and Pandya in the search for quick runs in the middle overs.
  • Liverpool join race for Isco signature

    Liverpool join race for Isco signature

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    Still only 25, Isco is arguably the flawless Coutinho replacement for Liverpool , whose chances of landing the Spain worldwide are likely to hinge on their qualification for next season's Champions League - as well as the success of Real Madrid's Hazard pursuit.
  • Roberto Firmino claims he's 'very privileged' after praise from Jurgen Klopp

    Roberto Firmino claims he's 'very privileged' after praise from Jurgen Klopp

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    Firmino has registered 19 goals in all competitions but Sky Sports pundit Carragher reckons it's the work he does off the ball that makes him one of the first names on Klopp's team-sheet. When compared to Romelu Lukaku, for example, the numbers are even more startling - eight times as many tackles and 14 times as many interceptions despite the two men, ostensibly, playing in the same position.
  • Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected

    Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected

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    Even though the opening ceremony doesn't take place until Friday in PyeongChang, some events are already underway and the U.S. defeated their Russian counterparts in the new discipline of mixed curling. "In its decisions, the CAS arbitrators have considered that the process created by the IOC to establish an invitation list of Russian athletes to compete as Olympic athletes from Russia (OAR) could not be described as a sanction but rather as an eligibility decision", it said in a statement.