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Real Sociedad have struggled to repeat the heroics of last season - when they finished sixth on the table - this time around. Valverde admits they managed to overcome La Real's pressing game. Ivan Rakitic: Fortunate the officials sided with him and called a foul in his favour when it looked like David Zurutuza had legally dispossessed him in build-up to Sociedad's disallowed goal.
  • Spurs will keep Kane and Alli this summer

    Spurs will keep Kane and Alli this summer

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    Pochettino, though, is encouraged by the staunch stance of Levy, who is known for his uncompromising approach to recruitment and negotiations. "Always when a public person like Aaron is talking so openly, it is always very helpful to many people around who might have the same problem", said Pochettino, whose Tottenham side face Everton at Wembley on Saturday.
  • Wenger admits Alexis Sanchez could leave 'in next 48 hours'

    Wenger admits Alexis Sanchez could leave 'in next 48 hours'

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    Hector Bellerin fired Arsenal into a second-half lead on the south coast, only for Callum Wilson and Jordon Ibe to pounce and turn the game on its head. Sanchez who came in as a substitute in Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup semifinal has grown out of favour at Emirates and is seeking trophies in his career.
  • Liverpool ends City run in seven-goal thriller

    Liverpool ends City run in seven-goal thriller

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    You have to be sure to win the next one and fight until the end to win the Premier League . "It is a very important statement, but that's all", said Klopp . What's your prediction for Liverpool vs Manchester City? It's important to not be too reactionary here as one game, at home, is not a large enough sample size to adequately claim that Liverpool's attack will be okay without Coutinho.
  • India open World Cup in style against Australia

    India open World Cup in style against Australia

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    South Africa captain Raynard van Tonder struck 143 off 121 balls, an innings that included 14 fours and five sixes, as 2014 champions thrashed Kenya by 169 runs in Group A. Allrounder Jack Edward's star act was in vain for Australia , with the 17-year-old NSW product collecting 4-65 off nine overs before top-scoring with 73 runs opening the batting.
  • Centurion Test: Kohli strikes fifty as India reach 183/5 at stumps

    Centurion Test: Kohli strikes fifty as India reach 183/5 at stumps

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    Ishant helped put the brakes on, but Shami came back to release the pressure in the 11th over. Indian bowlers achieved the remaining four wickets of South Africa in 53 runs. Hashim Amla (82) and Vernon Philander (0) were victims of poor running between the wickets. The Proteas had crossed 50 in the 21st over. But he misjudged the pace of the incoming fielder and didn't even bother to look at Du Plessis for the call of "no".
  • 'Me Too' Movement, Time's Up Takes Center Stage at Golden Globes

    'Me Too' Movement, Time's Up Takes Center Stage at Golden Globes

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    The largest speech of the night came from Oprah Winfrey , who won the Cecil B. DeMille award - an award given for outstanding contributions to entertainment. "We all know that the press is under siege these days, but we also know that it is the insatiable dedication to uncovering the absolute truth that keeps us from turning a blind eye to corruption and to injustice, to tyrants and victims and secrets and lies", Winfrey said.
  • Poor 4th Quarter Dooms Bucks

    Poor 4th Quarter Dooms Bucks

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    The Bucks have alternated wins and losses for the past seven games. With Curry still sidelined by a right ankle injury, the Warriors clamped down on defense and did most of their damage on the other end in the lane. He scored 15 with five rebounds and four assists. They're allowing foes to shoot 38 percent from 3-point range on the year. Curry has been dominant since returning from the injury on December 30, averaging 35.2 points and hitting 33 3-pointers (53.2 percent).
  • Former Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster arrested in Tuscaloosa

    Former Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster arrested in Tuscaloosa

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    Foster's bail was set at $2,500 and he was still in the Tuscaloosa County jail as of 10 p.m. Friday night. In order to draft Foster, the 49ers dealt their second-round pick (No. Because of the diluted sample, Foster entered the league in the substance-abuse program. Foster battled a variety of injuries throughout his rookie season in San Francisco, including an ankle sprain and recurring shoulder stingers that were a red flag for some teams before last spring's NFL Draft.
  • Harry breaks Spurs goals record in Everton caning

    Harry breaks Spurs goals record in Everton caning

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    Harry Kane will be hoping to follow up his two goals against AFC Wimbledon with more against a struggling Everton side. Son, who has had a hand in more goals at Wembley than any other Tottenham player this season with seven goals and four assists, was comfortably the best player on the pitch but it was Kane who assumed centre stage as his 98th top-flight goal arrived in the 59th minute.
  • NBC will livestream the 2018 Winter Olympics

    NBC will livestream the 2018 Winter Olympics

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    North Korea will also send high-ranking officials, athletes, and a cheering squad to the Olympics , a senior South Korean official said on Tuesday. Taeyang is one of several Korean singers to be featured as an honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang 2018, along with opera singer Jo Sumi, Insooni, Jinusean's Sean, Girl's Day, AOA, and CNBlue's Jung Yonghwa.
  • Flores first choice for Stoke in search for new manager

    Flores first choice for Stoke in search for new manager

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    The La Liga expert tweeted recently about the future of the former Watford manager, and clearly stated that the Spanish boss will not become the next Potters boss and that he will remain as Espanyol manager. Stoke City , who sit 18th in Premier League , will now move on to their other managerial targets with Ireland boss Martin O'Neill now looking the favorite to take the Stoke hot seat.
  • Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk: £75m price tag 'a big compliment'

    Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk: £75m price tag 'a big compliment'

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    Goalkeeper: Loris Karius started during the FA Cup win over Everton last time out but I think we'll see Simon Mignolet recalled between the sticks against City. "It was unbelievable. Some of my family and friends said you will score on your debut, but to actually do it, in the 84th minute, is something very special.
  • Agent Jason Wood Fired; Accused Of Filming Clients Showering

    Agent Jason Wood Fired; Accused Of Filming Clients Showering

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    So what was Wood's alleged failing? Accusations against the agent emerged after a baseball player who prefers to remain anonymous reportedly found a hidden camera in the bathroom while using the shower in Wood's home. "We take pride in working with people who represent these values", Danny Martoe, president of CSE Talent, said in the statement. FanRag Sports reported a player, whom it did not identify, discovered the camera while using a shower at Wood's home.
  • Moe better: Wagner's monster game powers Michigan past Michigan State

    Moe better: Wagner's monster game powers Michigan past Michigan State

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    Tipoff is slated for noon at the Breslin Center. What TV channel will broadcast Michigan-Michigan State? Only a week ago, Michigan State had established itself as a heavy favorite to win the Big Ten. Like last season, Michigan State continues to struggle with taking care of the ball, averaging 14 turnovers per game. Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, quarterback Brian Lewerke, linebacker Chris Frey and wide receiver Felton Davis talk after the 42-17 win over Washington State in ...
  • Met Eireann issues 'extensive and dense' fog warning for Limerick

    Met Eireann issues 'extensive and dense' fog warning for Limerick

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    Weather conditions today and through tonight will be ideal for the formation of thick and troublesome "radiation fog", experts say. Up to four inches could fall over those two days, with forecasters warning of blizzards and frequent lightning strikes, which could cause power cuts and mass travel disruption.
  • Kane, De Gea snubbed in 2017 UEFA Team of the Year

    Kane, De Gea snubbed in 2017 UEFA Team of the Year

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    Click through the gallery above to see UEFA's 2017 Team of the Year . Madrid captain Sergio Ramos was the most voted player being selected by 588,315 users, some 73,7% of the total vote. Kevin De Bruyne ( Manchester City): 52.2%. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid): 55.7%. With one more appearance, he will be equalling former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas' record of most UEFA team of the year mentions.
  • Liverpool receive huge boost ahead of Manchester City clash

    Liverpool receive huge boost ahead of Manchester City clash

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    The Liverpool Echo is reporting that the Egypt global could be set to return to action for the Reds against the Premier League leaders at Anfield. Salah also sat out the 2-1 FA Cup win over Everton . According to the Liverpool Echo , Salah is set to report for training at Melwood on Tuesday, after a short break with the rest of the squad in Dubai.
  • Glenn Maxwell snubbed as Australia recall Cameron White

    Glenn Maxwell snubbed as Australia recall Cameron White

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    Cameron White , who last played a One Day International in 2015 has been recalled to the ODI squad for the series against England . It doesn't make a lot of sense. Hopefully I can.Making a few runs in the Big Bash hasn't hurt. White was the domestic one-day tournament's top-scorer last season with 457 runs at 76.16, including two hundreds and two fifties.
  • Jimmy Iovine Says He's Not Leaving Apple, Calls Rumours 'Fake News'

    Jimmy Iovine Says He's Not Leaving Apple, Calls Rumours 'Fake News'

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    There, he shut down all the reports that he would be leaving the company and made it very clear that he is loyal to Apple and would not be departing. Last week, the music industry blog Hits Daily Double and Billboard reported Iovine is leaving the company, which he joined in 2014 when the iPhone maker bought his company, Beats, for $3 billion.
  • Jaguars' defense shuts down Bills in AFC wild-card game

    Jaguars' defense shuts down Bills in AFC wild-card game

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    It was ugly, but it was a win at the end of the day, and the Jaguars now will have a rematch with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Steel City next Sunday. However, in the wake of their 22-21 win - one that saw Marcus Mariota throw a touchdown pass to himself - the organisation was forced to come out and announce that Mularkey would be back next season.
  • FRANCIS: Canada's players have persevered en route to Olympic opportunity

    FRANCIS: Canada's players have persevered en route to Olympic opportunity

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    In this case, more than half of Team Canada's roster would be affected, but general manager Sean Burke has said he expects full access to Canadians playing in the KHL. Rather than slapping the team together at the last minute and right into competition, general manager Sean Burke and coach Willie Desjardins will have the opportunity for a mini training camp before Canada opens play in PyeongChang against Switzerland on February 15.
  • Senators Make Bets on Vikings-Saints Game

    Senators Make Bets on Vikings-Saints Game

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    They also struggled both in run defense and in containing McCaffrey in the wild-card round. But that development might not keep Minnesota from trying more of the same in the divisional round Sunday. Meantime, the Twitter fight continues, with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey telling Landrieu, "A Saints 'W" is less likely than Minneapolis breaking 50 degrees on Sunday.
  • Bortles gets playoff win for Jaguars

    Bortles gets playoff win for Jaguars

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    Jaguars have only won multiple playoff games in same postseason once (1996). But having those guys healthy enough to play their normal roles and having the defense as fully staffed as possible heightens Jacksonville's chances of pulling out the win exponentially.
  • Underdog Titans will go to New England without DeMarco Murray available

    Underdog Titans will go to New England without DeMarco Murray available

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    Last Saturday, the Titans executed a thrilling comeback in Kansas City that turned an 18-point deficit into a 22-21 wild card victory. The 40-year-old passer, seeking his sixth Super Bowl crown, was said to be at the heart of a split involving Patriots coach Bill Belichick and team owner Robert Kraft as well.
  • RB Leipzig resist Liverpool's attempts to get Naby Keita in January

    RB Leipzig resist Liverpool's attempts to get Naby Keita in January

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    It remains to be seen if the Reds are willing to pay an added fee as they are already paying a premium to sign him in the summer. Keita himself would rather join the Anfield outfit this month, with Leipzig out of the Champions League - a competition in which the English side are still competing this season.
  • Jon Gruden finds his running backs coach

    Jon Gruden finds his running backs coach

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    The Raiders may have jumped for Jon Gruden too early. Gruden coached the Raiders from 1998 to 2001 before being traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and capturing Super Bowl XXXVII. Davis also said he had been pursuing Gruden since taking ownership of the team from his late father, Al, six years ago. "And this time he didn't waver, either".
  • UCF Fans Challenge Alabama to Home-and-Home Series via Billboard

    UCF Fans Challenge Alabama to Home-and-Home Series via Billboard

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    The group, however, missed deadlines, so the fans changed the ad and the made arrangements to put the sign near the University of Alabama. The original plan was to buy a billboard in Atlanta for Monday's College Football Playoff Championship Game between Alabama and Georgia.
  • Raiders make NFL's London schedule in 2018

    Raiders make NFL's London schedule in 2018

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    The Silver and Black given up a home game to play overseas in four of the past five seasons, and will continue to do so until they move to Las Vegas in 2020. Of those teams, Carolina also has not played in London. The dates will be released in mid-late April. Seattle played a game outside the United States in 2012, but it was not part of the International Series.
  • Stars' Seguin & Klingberg Named To All-Star Team

    Stars' Seguin & Klingberg Named To All-Star Team

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    The Boston native is eighth in the National Hockey League in goals by defensemen. This year's game is January 28 in Tampa, Fla. and will again feature 11 players from each of the NHL's four divisions. Last year, he scored two goals and was +4 in two games for the Metropolitan Division team. The all-star skills competition will be held on Saturday, Jan.
  • Browns add Packers execs Wolf, Highsmith to front office

    Browns add Packers execs Wolf, Highsmith to front office

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    Oddly, that is the title we had assumed was going to Highsmith. Gutekunst has been Green Bay's player personnel director for almost two years, though he has been with the Packers' player personnel department for almost two decades. During Thompson's time as general manager, the Packers reached the playoffs nine times in 13 seasons and won Super Bowl XLV. Highsmith was there that entire 19-year run.
  • Astros acquire pitcher Gerrit Cole from Pirates

    Astros acquire pitcher Gerrit Cole from Pirates

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    This trade increases Cole's upside in the wins department, but the move to the American League may offset those potential gains. Passan reports that Houston is dangling outfielder Derek Fisherin the talks, although he says the Pirates would want more , which makes sense.
  • Darrell Bevell Reportedly Fired as Seahawks OC After 7 Seasons with Team

    Darrell Bevell Reportedly Fired as Seahawks OC After 7 Seasons with Team

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    That year, Seattle finished with a record of 7-9, but from 2012 through 2016, the Seahawks posted double-digit victories and made the playoffs every season, including two trips to the Super Bowl and one Super Bowl victory. Seattle's offense was unable to find consistency this season despite Russell Wilson leading the league in touchdown passes with 34. Offensively, that's what we've seen time and time again is that we do not execute the way that we should.
  • If Sturridge wants Inter move should Newcastle and West Ham look elsewhere?

    If Sturridge wants Inter move should Newcastle and West Ham look elsewhere?

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    Sturridge has become a fan favourite since moving to Anfield in 2013, forming an outstanding partnership alongside Luis Suárez and almost guiding Liverpool to a Premier League title. Southampton , Newcastle and West Ham are also reportedly interested in adding Sturridge to their strike forces. The Argentine has scored 18 goals in 20 league appearances, but cover in that central forward position is in short supply, with fellow strikers Eder Martins, Yann Karamoh and Andrea Pinamonti ...
  • Steelers To Play Jaguars In AFC Divisional Game

    Steelers To Play Jaguars In AFC Divisional Game

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    Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles was more effective as a runner than passer. Jacksonville (11-6) will travel to face the second-seeded Pittsburgh Steelers next Sunday. The Jags had a measly 230 yards. On paper, this seemed to be the type of matchup the Jaguars envisioned when they drafted Leonard Fournette with the fourth overall pick.
  • Matt Patricia may not be slam dunk as next head coach

    Matt Patricia may not be slam dunk as next head coach

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    Patricia , 43, interviewed with the Giants on Friday after team representatives traveled to Foxborough to interview he and Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels . Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, 52, was also reported as a candidate for the Giants' head coaching job following an interview on Saturday.
  • Valencia close on Francis Coquelin

    Valencia close on Francis Coquelin

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    This season he found himself behind Granit Xhaka , Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere in Wenger's thoughts, starting just one Prem match. There was also interest from West Ham United and Crystal Palace in a player who, with Cazorla formed Arsenal's best central midfield partnership of recent years, but his preference was a move to Spain.
  • Kentucky native Damien Harris will return to Alabama for his senior year

    Kentucky native Damien Harris will return to Alabama for his senior year

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    Ridley made his announcement less than 48 hours after the Crimson Tide beat Georgia in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game Presented by AT&T. "The future of this program is indeed in great hands". This season, Ridley finished the year with 63 receptions for 967 yards and five touchdowns. No player boosted his stock at the end of the season more than Payne, who earned defensive MVP honors in both the national title game as well as the Alabama's semifinal win over ...
  • Serena Williams reveals dramatic health complications after daughter's birth

    Serena Williams reveals dramatic health complications after daughter's birth

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    Mentioning the names of Caroline Wozniacki, Svetlana Kuznetsova and Angelique Kerber, Williams said that it's important for competitors to genuinely care for and respect one another. "I want to teach her that there are no limits". The tennis superstar and her Reddit co-founder partner Alexis Ohanian welcomed Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr .
  • Arsenal hold Chelsea to stalemate in EFL Cup semi-final

    Arsenal hold Chelsea to stalemate in EFL Cup semi-final

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    Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is a doubt for this weekend's clash with Bournemouth after limping out of the Gunners' game with Chelsea . Alexis Sanchez was left on the bench amid relentless speculation over his future, though, and Arsenal could have perhaps done with the Chilean on the field during a subdued start to the match.
  • Morrisons posts better-than-expected Christmas sales

    Morrisons posts better-than-expected Christmas sales

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    Morrisons announced a deal to supply convenience chain McColl's in August, and revealed that it supplied tobacco to some of the almost 2000 stores earlier than expected, boosting its wholesale figures by 0.7 per cent. David Potts, Morrisons' chief executive, said: "Our plans to become a broader and stronger business are progressing well, with another period of positive like-for-like sales and the start of the rolling programme to supply McColl's".
  • ZBB Sings National Anthem During NCAA Matchup

    ZBB Sings National Anthem During NCAA Matchup

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