• India rise three places to occupy 102nd spot in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

    India rise three places to occupy 102nd spot in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

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    Uganda's opponents in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers Cape Verde are ranked 63rd with 530 points, Lesotho are ranked 145th with 188 points while Tanzania are ranked 146th. Iran are the top-ranked team in Asian at the 34th spot. "With just 22 matches, all friendlies, played since the December edition, it is no surprise to see few significant changes in the first FIFA World Ranking of 2018", the FIFA said in its statement after the rating list was published.
  • LeBron, Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star Game teams

    LeBron, Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star Game teams

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    Antetokounmpo came in second among East players, trailing James by over 108,000 votes. The NBA altered its All-Star Game format this season so that two captains will have the opportunity to draft their respective rosters after the other 22 All-Stars are selected.
  • Fleetwood, Tanihara share Abu Dhabi lead

    Fleetwood, Tanihara share Abu Dhabi lead

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    Fleetwood proved to be deadly accurate from tee to green, and admitted he was delighted to be so accurate so early in the season. Fleetwood, the defending Abu Dhabi champion and last year's European Tour money-list victor, continued his excellent form by hitting all 18 greens in regulation.
  • Report says grandson of K-State Head Coach Bill Snyder has died

    Report says grandson of K-State Head Coach Bill Snyder has died

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    At the time of this writing, the details now available are scant, as police have confirmed the death, but are not yet releasing any other information. Police have confirmed that a person died at a Manhattan house that is the property of KTMW LLC, a company owned by Sean and Wanda Snyder. Players turned to social media to express their condolences.
  • Eagles sneak past Raiders: The Morning After

    Eagles sneak past Raiders: The Morning After

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    Not like it will matter if the offense plays the way it did Monday. Worley's sack came on a second-and-13 during a critical drive late in the fourth quarter which ended in Tampa Bay missing a 51-yard field goal which then paved the way for a 10-play, 59-yard game-winning drive for the Panthers.
  • Two European clubs are interested in signing Daniel Sturridge

    Two European clubs are interested in signing Daniel Sturridge

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    Sturridge has been unable to break into Jurgen Klopp's plans once again this season and his recent injury troubles have seemingly pushed him behind Dominic Solanke in the pecking order. Liverpool are thought to want a permanent move over a loan deal if Sturridge is to depart Anfield this month. According to a report from ESPN , West Ham are interested in signing him on loan.
  • Winter Games doping testers target Russian competitors

    Winter Games doping testers target Russian competitors

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    Rodchenkov's testimony provided the basis for the McLaren report, which was used by the International Olympic Committee commissions chaired by Denis Oswald and Samuel Schmid who held an investigation into Russia's alleged doping manipulations.
  • Watch highlights of Tottenham 5-2 Southampton

    Watch highlights of Tottenham 5-2 Southampton

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    The nervy visitors gave away a free kick early on the edge of their box. That's the second time they've scored a bundle of goals at home - against Stoke and now Southampton . Southampton was without top scorer Charlie Austin following a suspension for violent conduct, while coach Mauricio Pellegrino again left defender Virgil van Dijk out of the squad.
  • Nicolas Otamendi has extended his City contract until 2022

    Nicolas Otamendi has extended his City contract until 2022

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    Having adapted to Pep Guardiola's exciting brand of playing football from the back, the Argentinian, nicknamed "The General", now tops the Premier League completed passes list, with 2033 to date - nearly 400 more than the next defender on the list.
  • Tsonga leaps, stretches, lunges in Australian Open comeback

    Tsonga leaps, stretches, lunges in Australian Open comeback

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    Apart from Zhu being ejected the match was plagued by other distractions such as a hovering helicopter and problems with the PA system which saw the umpire's microphone shut down as well as all audio on the court including music. The two players have only faced each other once in the semi-finals of The Open 13 in Marseille previous year, which was won for Tsonga. "For me, I think it was an advantage to play him for the second time because I knew he was able to do things, insane things like ...
  • Alexis decision to leave Arsenal justified as miserable 2018 continues at Bournemouth

    Alexis decision to leave Arsenal justified as miserable 2018 continues at Bournemouth

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    Arsenal came close after eight minutes as wing-back Ainsley Maitland-Niles struck the bar with a curling shot. "I think if you look again at the second goal we made many mistakes and that is what we paid for", he said. Having won just one of their last five Premier League matches, Arsenal remain sixth with 39 points - five behind rivals Tottenham Hotspur in fifth.
  • Lions take Ohio State DE Hubbard in Kiper's first mock

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    The 2018 NFL Draft will be held April 26-28 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. "But if they take a quarterback, I went with Rosen". ESPN's Mel Kiper conducted his first mock draft of the offseason and while he admitted much will change between now and the draft, the Colts took a familiar name at No.
  • Will Ferrell Asks Roger Federer Bizarre Questions As Ron Burgundy

    Will Ferrell Asks Roger Federer Bizarre Questions As Ron Burgundy

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    Hope the family's well. I don't drink any fluids except for I drink a lot of clam chowder", he joked. "Maybe, maybe not", Federer said. "He's admired by millions of people, including me". "I've practised with him [Struff], and played against him in doubles and singles", said Federer, in an on-court interview with former World No. 1 Jim Courier .
  • Jags' Leonard Fournette has auto totaled by a Steelers fan

    Jags' Leonard Fournette has auto totaled by a Steelers fan

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    The 28-year-old woman who ran into Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette's luxury auto on the Dames Point Bridge Tuesday was cited with careless driving, according to the Florida Highway Patrol accident report obtained by News4Jax. I've got to get a whole new vehicle, but at least nobody got hurt. "Just making sure everybody was all right and everybody was in great health". He ended up signing it for one of the first responders.
  • Walcott signs for Everton

    Walcott signs for Everton

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    Everton have completed the signing of Theo Walcott from Arsenal for a fee in the region of £20 million and becomes the Toffees second signing of the January transfer window. I need that and I wanted that. I just want to play football and enjoy it again. There's something about this move which I've just felt good about.
  • The 5 best matches ever of the Australian Open women's singles

    The 5 best matches ever of the Australian Open women's singles

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    Second-seeded Federer and No. 14-seeded Djokovic have nearly traded places. Barry Cowan answers all the key questions as he analyses all the leading challengers for the men's and women's titles at the Australian Open . Rafael Nadal, the top seed, could play Marin Cilic in the quarterfinals. Third-seeded Muguruza is in a hard quarter containing former Australian Open champions Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber , and U.S.
  • Florida's Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee

    Florida's Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee

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    He previously served as the AD at Oregon State (2015-16) and UCF (2012-15). A consensus All-American at the University of Southern California, Lott played professional football for 14 seasons before retiring in 1995. Stansbury, a former Georgia Tech linebacker, was named AD at his alma mater in 2016. A football student-athlete at Georgia Tech from 1980-84, Stansbury served as the program's assistant athletic director for academics from 1988 to 1995.
  • Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates for Coca-Cola European Partners (CCE)

    Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates for Coca-Cola European Partners (CCE)

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    It has underperformed by 55.72% the S&P500. Coca Cola Co now has $198.25B valuation. Moving out to look at the previous month volatility move, the stock is at 1.91%. It is negative, as 48 investors sold The Coca-Cola Company shares while 641 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. Pnc Ser Grp Inc Inc, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 7.65 million shares.
  • NFC Divisional Round Match Up: Saints at Vikings

    NFC Divisional Round Match Up: Saints at Vikings

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    The defense was exposed in this season's infancy, starting with the Vikings' 470 yards in the opener. Bradford started against the Saints in Week 1 and completed 27 of 32 passes for 346 yards with three scores and a career-best passer rating of 143.0.
  • Mourinho explains Mkhitaryan omission with

    Mourinho explains Mkhitaryan omission with "doubts in air"

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    BC-SOC-Man United-Stoke, 1st Ld-Writethru, 494 Man United beats Stoke 3-0, reduces City's lead to 12 pointsAP Photo BRV136, BRV119, BRV120Eds: Updates with detail, quotes. They had more chances than I would have liked them to have had in the first half. "I think the first half was not very good, I think Stoke had a good, positive attitude".
  • England coach Eddie Jones extends until 2021 - RFU

    England coach Eddie Jones extends until 2021 - RFU

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    Eddie Jones' side face the Italians in Rome on Sunday, 4 February. The former Japan boss extended his deal with England on Wednesday, keeping him in the job until 2021 and in doing so has agreed to help select and transition the next coach over two years as the RFU seek continuity.
  • Kohli named skipper for ICC Test, ODI teams of the year 2017

    Kohli named skipper for ICC Test, ODI teams of the year 2017

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    It was his third Test double hundred, and the most ever made by any Indian skipper. "It's called Test cricket for a reason, and I've enjoyed that test of my ability over the past 12 months", Smith said. He also captained India to the top of the ICC Test rankings. "This award is for all those who believed and backed us in the journey, and look forward to their continued patronage as the next 18 months will be more challenging with the World Cup in 2019".
  • Comanche wins as Wild Oats stripped of title

    Comanche wins as Wild Oats stripped of title

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    After berthing at Constitution Dock LDV Comanche looked to congratulate the Wild Oats XI crew but a spokesperson confirmed to the Guardian their intention to protest against the line honours victor. "The jury decided very clearly that there was an infringement in the harbor that penalized us". Two years ago Wild Oats shredded its mainsail in fierce winds while sailing down Australia's east coast in the Sydney-Hobart.
  • Ivana Trump Agrees That Donald Trump Is a Not-Racist, Stable Genius

    Ivana Trump Agrees That Donald Trump Is a Not-Racist, Stable Genius

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    The President rejected a bipartisan immigration reform deal last Thursday . I've said that before. It's not like we've lacked for clues. "Over the past year, the Trump administration has significantly advanced pro-life policy, and it is with great confidence that, under his leadership, we expect to see other pro-life achievements in the years to come".
  • Titans Part Ways with Head Coach Mike Mularkey

    Titans Part Ways with Head Coach Mike Mularkey

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    The Tennessee Titans and Mike Mularkey couldn't agree on how to build off the team's first playoff berth since 2008 and become a true National Football League contender. Missing out on the AFC South title was enough for fans who hadn't been happy since Mularkey had the interim tag taken off his title in January 2016 after a short coaching search.
  • Nicolas Otamendi signs new Manchester City deal

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    Pep Guardiola's men have had a strangle-hold on the top-flight, suffering just their first defeat of the season last Sunday at Liverpool, but still retain a massive 12 points lead ahead of United who secured a 3-0 win at home to Stoke City on Monday night.
  • Longhorns coach Tom Herman hires Auburn coach Herb Hand

    Longhorns coach Tom Herman hires Auburn coach Herb Hand

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    Grimes spent the 2017 season as the offensive line coach at UConn under former Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee but did not follow his offensive boss when Lashlee took the offensive coordinator position at SMU last week. Bentley was an offensive analyst for Auburn in 2015 before following former Tigers defensive coordinator Will Muschamp to SC as running backs coach, a role he has held for the last two seasons.
  • NFL fared: Keenum leads Vikings to NFC title game

    NFL fared: Keenum leads Vikings to NFC title game

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    Outdueling Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Hawks in the divisional round has turned Foles into a folk hero. When the Eagles and Vikings play for a spot in the Super Bowl , many viewers will have a clear cut loyalty. Ellerbe played in that game, but Jones did not. I mean, you saw last week. In their last 14 quarters, they've allowed only four touchdowns. In fairness, they have played and coached in only seven of the last 16 Super Bowls, so it only seems like a Groundhog Day-like ...
  • Chelsea join Liverpool, Juve in race for Emerson

    Chelsea join Liverpool, Juve in race for Emerson

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    He missed the first three months of this season with a cruciate injury and has made only two appearances for the club now fifth in the top flight. However, both Liverpool and Juventus have also been linked with a move for the Brazilian, which could further scupper the Blues' plans.
  • NBA Issues Punishments Following Absurd Clippers-Rockets Fracas

    NBA Issues Punishments Following Absurd Clippers-Rockets Fracas

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    With staff members closing the front door of the locker room so that Rockets in the hallway couldn't enter from that direction, Clippers security officials intervened before any punches were thrown. The NBA didn't announce any suspensions or fines for Tuesday night's altercations in Orlando, where Wolves forward Nemanja Bjelica and Magic guard Arron Afflalo were both ejected after Afflalo threw a unsafe roundhouse right punch that didn't connect.
  • Tom Brady, Leonard Fournette Both Limited in Practice Wednesday

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    The focus on the Patriots' offense only grew Wednesday afternoon in Foxborough when Tom Brady failed to make it to his scheduled afternoon press conference set to air live on NFL Network. We're coming in here and working and we know we're getting ready for a great team. Patriots fans were sent into a state of panic Wednesday over Tom Brady's right hand.
  • FA Cup: 9-man Chelsea beat Norwich on penalties

    FA Cup: 9-man Chelsea beat Norwich on penalties

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    Having been booked for diving after going down in the penalty area under a challenge from Christoph Zimmermann, Morata's reaction immediately brought a second yellow card, for dissent. The game went into extra time and no goals were scored, though Pedro and Alvaro Morata were both sent off. "Fair play to Graham Scott to keep up with play".
  • Tom Brady on player trash talk: It's about how you play

    Tom Brady on player trash talk: It's about how you play

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    The makeup of this Jaguars team is different than either of those Giants teams, and the makeup of this Patriots team is different than either of those Patriots teams. "That's anytime I play, I try my best, and that's not for me, it's for the guys next to me". Statistics will tell you that Jacksonville's passing defense in almost impenetrable.
  • Muguruza stunned as upsets continue at Australian Open

    Muguruza stunned as upsets continue at Australian Open

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    No. 123-ranked Pera is making her Grand Slam debut and, after losing in the last round of qualifying, didn't even know she had a spot in the main draw until Monday when Russia's Margarita Gasparyan withdrew with an injury. Bernarda Pera of the USA celebrates her victory during her women's singles second round match against Britain's Johanna Konta on day four of the Australian Open tennis tournament.
  • Brazil legend Ronaldinho announces retirement from football

    Brazil legend Ronaldinho announces retirement from football

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    Ronaldinho featured primarily as an attacking midfielder but was often deployed as a forward or on the wing as well. Ronaldinho started his senior career with Gremio, before he emerged a star with French giants PSG scoring 17 times for them in 55 games.
  • SA U19s Qualify for World Cup Super League

    SA U19s Qualify for World Cup Super League

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    The left-handed Pillay had effortlessly cruised to 47 off 51 deliveries when he inside-edged a drive at fast bowler Jarion Hoyte and then watched carefully as the ball rolled to a stop next to his stumps. Bishop, who is a commentator for host broadcaster, said: "The batsman isn't trying to gain an advantage". - Peter Lalor (@plalor) January 17, 2018Technically the correct decision, but this type of dismissal is different from virtually all others in that the batsman is actually trying to ...
  • Israeli PM lays wreath at 26/11 memorial at Taj Hotel

    Israeli PM lays wreath at 26/11 memorial at Taj Hotel

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    Baby Moshe lost his parents in the 2008 terror attack in Mumbai . Following the terror attack that killed his parents, the 11-year-old has been living in Israel with his grandparents, supported by a fund established by Chabad-Lubavitch that will see him into adulthood.
  • Neymar returns from injury to put four past Dijon

    Neymar returns from injury to put four past Dijon

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    Angel Di Maria struck twice inside the opening quarter-hour at the Parc des Princes before the Argentine provided the cross for Cavani to net his 156th PSG goal. " Neymar hit the penalty kick and he [Cavani] will have other chances to score more goals". Neymar added his second before scoring a sensational third.
  • Lucky loser Pera sends ninth seed Konta out

    Lucky loser Pera sends ninth seed Konta out

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    She saved four match points on a hot and blustery afternoon but framed a smash on the fifth to give 23-year-old Pera the biggest win of her career. In total, Pera smashed 29 winners past the Konta racquet and the only trouble she had came when she tried to close the match out.