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Jorge Campillo of Spain trailed by one shot after a 64. Fitzpatrick finished on -18 for the tournament, four shots behind victor and European number one Tommy Fleetwood . He had started the day with an eagle on the par five second, and was out in 32. ABU DHABI , United Arab Emirates (AP) - holed a bunker shot for a closing birdie and shot a second-round 65 to take a one-stroke lead at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday as top-ranked and moved into contention.
  • Sergio Aguero hits hat-trick as leaders Manchester City topple Newcastle

    Sergio Aguero hits hat-trick as leaders Manchester City topple Newcastle

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    One of the finest pieces of skill of the season so far to run and weave through to set up Aguero's hat-trick goal. The result leaves City 12 points clear of second-placed Manchester United , and means Newcastle will only be out of the bottom three on goal difference if Southampton beat Tottenham at St Mary's tomorrow.
  • Landry grabs second-round lead as Rahm lurks

    Landry grabs second-round lead as Rahm lurks

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    Nick Watney and Grayson Murray shot 65 to top the players at PGA West's Stadium Course, the once-feared layout that will be the site of the final round. It's easy to identify the strengths and weaknesses. He won at Sea Island in November for his first PGA Tour title. He tied for 65th in the Australian Open in November in his first start in a professional tournament.
  • Mauricio Pochettino Big Fan of Arsenal Linked Forward Malcom

    Mauricio Pochettino Big Fan of Arsenal Linked Forward Malcom

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    I don't know if I'm going to leave. He has made 23 appearances in all competitions scoring seven goals and providing six assists. Bordeaux president Stephane Martin, meanwhile, has said there was no formal contact between Malcom and Arsenal , with much of the early talks being conducted between the player's representatives and Arsenal officials.
  • Olympian Aly Raisman Tells Nassar 'The Tables Have Turned'

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    Olympic Committee for their negligence. Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman addressed her abuser, Larry Nassar , in a MI court on Friday. "I told someone, I told an adult", Boyce said, turning to look at Nassar . With so many gymnasts opening up about the abuse they were subjected to, we hope that organizations like USA Gymnastics take these incidents to heart, acting accordingly by reviewing their procedures regarding abuse and taking quick action in case one of their athletes ...
  • Sean Payton turns savage burn from Minnesota furniture store into pure gold

    Sean Payton turns savage burn from Minnesota furniture store into pure gold

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    The store said they'd be happy to donate the couch for him. He said he'll donate it to Children's Minnesota , along with another $25,000. The Minneapolis Miracle just keeps getting better and better., who also played linebacker for Minnesota during his National Football League career, as well as several fans on Twitter, Sean Payton was doing a mock right before Case Keenum's miracle touchdown pass.
  • Last Slam standing: Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round

    Last Slam standing: Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round

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    But Kerber, who plummeted down the rankings a year ago after finishing 2016 at No.1, broke Sharapova's serve in the first game of the match and that set the tone for what followed. The former quarter-finalist will now play Naomi Osaka after the Japanese star beat Australia's Ashleigh Barty. Federer looked just as imperious as when he won the last five games to beat Rafa Nadal in last year's thrilling final and end a five-year wait for his 18th major.
  • Al-Attiyah wins Dakar Rally 12th stage

    Al-Attiyah wins Dakar Rally 12th stage

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    Sainz finished ninth on the last stage, beating al-Attiyah by 43 minutes. Veteran Spaniard Carlos Sainz closed in on a second Dakar Rally title on Friday, as the Peugeot driver finished sixth behind penultimate stage victor Nasser Al-Attiyah.
  • Vikings counting on 'D' in NFC Championship

    Vikings counting on 'D' in NFC Championship

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    But they got the wins when they needed them. After the Saints' future Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees led his team back from a 17-0 halftime hole and moved them in position for a 43-yard field goal by kicker Wil Lutz with 25 seconds remaining, the Vikings trailed 24-23 with only 25 seconds left in their season .
  • Jurgen Klopp Offers His Opinion On Alexis Sanchez's Impending Move To United

    Jurgen Klopp Offers His Opinion On Alexis Sanchez's Impending Move To United

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    With the decision made by the club, the Chilean is nearly set to move to the rival club Manchester United in January and has reportedly agreed to personal terms with the club. 'First of all we have to use the high quality players we have. Should Antonio Conte succeed in signing Peter Crouch or Andy Carroll or whomever they decide on, that would free Batshuayi to move to La Liga and would see the Spaniards end their interest in Sturridge.
  • EPL: Burnley vs Manchester United Match Updates

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    United's final two matches in January see them travel to Yeovil Town in the FA Cup fourth-round before facing Tottenham in the league at Wembley Stadium. Still only 22, he is one of United's best finishers and this was his 11th goal in all competitions this term; he only managed eight last season. The Red Devils are the much better side and they will know that they have to keep winning if they wish to maintain second place on the English Premier League table.
  • Barcelona release statement on Manchester United transfer target Antoine Griezmann

    Barcelona release statement on Manchester United transfer target Antoine Griezmann

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    Barcelona recently signed Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool for €180 million but have been looking for more young stars, considering Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta are all in their thirties. They say Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu brokered the deal to take Atletico's star player from them this summer. Brazilian born Spain striker Diego Costa joined Atletico from Chelsea in September, and has proved to be the club's top performer since his debut two weeks ago.
  • Iwobi Competes With Ozil, Lacazette For Arsenal's Best Player Award Vs Palace

    Iwobi Competes With Ozil, Lacazette For Arsenal's Best Player Award Vs Palace

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    Gunners boss Arsene Wenger said earlier in the week that the Chile global could be involved if the deal had not been completed but he was again left out - although unlike last week where Arsenal lost 2-1 at Bournemouth without the forward, his team-mates made light work of his absence here against a poor Palace side.
  • Government Shutdown Results In Cancellation of Fresno State-Air Force Game

    Government Shutdown Results In Cancellation of Fresno State-Air Force Game

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    The game could possibly be canceled or even forfeited. Air Force was scheduled to host Sacred Heart tonight. The Bulldogs are on their way to play at Air Force on Saturday at 1pm PT! In anticipation of the shutdown, Air Force athletic officials sought exempt status for a large enough staff to keep playing.
  • MLS SuperDraft Preview: Breaking down the top prospects by position

    MLS SuperDraft Preview: Breaking down the top prospects by position

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    A technically polished and versatile prospect, the 20-year-old Moutinho will most likely compete with veteran Jordan Harvey at left back. Targeted allocation money, which can be used to help finance the acquisition of an elite player or to pay down his salary cap hit, is always welcome.
  • Mourinho close to signing new deal at United

    Mourinho close to signing new deal at United

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    Full-back Antonio Valencia blasted United into a ninth minute lead after cutting inside on to his unfavoured - but still potent - left foot before Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku wrapped up the victory for Jose Mourinho's side. "I'm really happy and [looking at the transfer market], I can say that in this moment I don't see many left-backs better than this Luke Shaw ". Every day I get called this and that on social media as people seem to take it as free hits, but Giggs has got great ...
  • Predicted Spurs XI for Premier League clash with Southampton

    Predicted Spurs XI for Premier League clash with Southampton

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    And Sherwood outlines Kane would be at a bigger club than Tottenham if he just had their speed. Sherwood says Kane, who has won back-to-back Premier League Golden Boots, only has one slight weakness in his game - pace. Pochettino is likely to be without Hugo Lloris for Sunday's trip to Southampton with the French goalkeeper suffering from illness. When quizzed on Carrillo, Pellegrino replied: "He's a player that I know and the club knows well, but I will not talk about someone ...
  • Daniel Cormier Breaks Down His UFC 220 Title Fight Against Volkan Oezdemir

    Daniel Cormier Breaks Down His UFC 220 Title Fight Against Volkan Oezdemir

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    Gian Villante, Thomas Almeida and Rob Font are other bigger names who will be fighting on the main card. Four additional preliminary-card bouts follow at 8 p.m. He won the belt with a knockout win over Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198. No man has made it outside of two rounds in the Octagon with Francis Ngannou , and the rising star says that will remain the case at UFC 220 .
  • Gophers suffer first road loss of season

    Gophers suffer first road loss of season

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    Last year, it was his Wildcats that were the toast of College Baskeball and the Big Ten conference for their bit surprising and rather exciting run to their first NCAA Tournament. Woken scored for the Gophers five minutes into the period on a power play. "I love New York City". They'll put the streak on the line this weekend, facing Minnesota at the neutral site of Madison Square Garden.
  • Rondon ´devastated´ after Everton´s McCarthy suffers horror injury

    Rondon ´devastated´ after Everton´s McCarthy suffers horror injury

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    It is unknown at this time how long the 27-year-old will take to recover, but if his team-mate Seamus Coleman is anything to go by, McCarthy might not see any more football in 2018. Both sets of fans stood to clap McCarthy off as he was given oxygen to help him deal with the excruciating pain. "It's a tibia and fibula fracture compounded, a very nasty injury", Everton manager Sam Allardyce told reporters.
  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says Pedro dived against Norwich because of fatigue

    Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says Pedro dived against Norwich because of fatigue

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    Baldock made his first Premier League appearance of the season in the 2-0 loss at West Brom last week, having missed the first half of the campaign with a calf injury. To me, this seems like an obvious game for Under 2.5 goals. "I think the player understood, at that moment, the mistake and he wanted to stand up and admit it was a mistake "I was a bit tired", Conte added.
  • Keenum: 'Good job' to all who predicted game vs. Foles

    Keenum: 'Good job' to all who predicted game vs. Foles

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    The Eagles gaveth away (a muffed punt, a missed PAT and a kickoff out of bounds) and tooketh (three Jake Elliott field goals) in the Atlanta game. Like last week, however, the Eagles are underdogs. The Vikings were champions of the NFC North. Minnesota was 5-3 against the spread in road games this season.
  • Svitolina ends Kostyuk's campaign at Australian Open

    Svitolina ends Kostyuk's campaign at Australian Open

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    Svitolina , having not lost to a player outside the Top 200 since the WTA 125k Series event in Cali in 2013, completed the sixth match in a row against a countrywoman in the last five years, including wins over Kozlova and Kalinina (en route to 2013 $75k ITF/Dontsk-UKR title), Savchuk (2015 Tokyo [PPO]), Bondarenko (2015 Stanford) and Tsurenko (2017 Cincinnati).
  • Rafael Nadal reaches fourth round without dropping set

    Rafael Nadal reaches fourth round without dropping set

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    Kyrgios had previously identified Smith as the actor he would like to play the lead role in a potential future film about his own life. "No joke", Kyrgios said. No. 10 Pablo Carreno Busta had a 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 win over No. 23 Gilles Muller . Officials almost called the day due to the Open's extreme heat policy.
  • Montella delighted as Sevilla shock Atletico Madrid

    Montella delighted as Sevilla shock Atletico Madrid

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    Melendo netted the victor with a low shot from the middle of the area after a well-timed pass by Marc Navarro. As the minutes passed without a Real Madrid goal, Leganes dared to dream that they would finally reach the second leg of a Copa tie with something at stake.
  • Olympic Gymnasts Confront Disgraced Olympic Doctor Larry Nassar

    Olympic Gymnasts Confront Disgraced Olympic Doctor Larry Nassar

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    Follow along with the court events below or on Twitter . In total, Nassar, 54, is accused of having sexually abused more than 130 of his patients during medical exams between 1998 and 2015. Women's gymnastics coach Kathie Klages resigned last year after she was suspended for defending Nassar for years. "Talk is cheap", Raisman said in her statement, addressing new USA Gymnastics president and CEO Kerry Perry .
  • Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy Crashes Interview With Roger Federer at Australian Open

    Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy Crashes Interview With Roger Federer at Australian Open

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    In round three Thiem will face France's 26th seed Adrian Mannarino, who beat Czech Jiri Vesely 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 5-7 6-3. Halep plays Canadian Eugenie Bouchard in the next round. We had a good agreement, in my opinion, that made the grand slams happy and the players pretty happy. One of the worst years for heat at the Open was 2014 when many players were in trouble.
  • Jets Wide Receiver Robby Anderson Arrested in South Florida

    Jets Wide Receiver Robby Anderson Arrested in South Florida

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    Anderson eventually stopped, according to the report, but resisted being placed in a patrol vehicle after being handcuffed by officers. According to the Daily News , the police report says it didn't end there, and that National Football League star continued to threaten the officer.
  • National Football League rules that Raiders complied with Rooney Rule in hiring Jon Gruden

    National Football League rules that Raiders complied with Rooney Rule in hiring Jon Gruden

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    The Rooney Rule was put in place to make sure each team gives a serious interview to at least one minority candidate when there's a coaching job open or a or a high-ranking football operations job available. Davis and general manager Reggie McKenzie both claim the organization met the requirements by interviewing Southern California offensive coordinator Tee Martin and then-Raiders tight ends coach Bobby Johnson prior to agreeing to contract terms with Gruden.
  • Australian Open slammed for extreme heat policy

    Australian Open slammed for extreme heat policy

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    Six-time champion Novak Djokovic , however, complained about the brutal conditions during his second-round win over Gael Monfils , when Thursdays temperature peaked at 104 degrees. Being unseeded means she has her work cut out to reach another final, with a host of hurdles in her way. Kerber, who defeated Donna Vekic 6-4 6-1 in an impressively dominant performance, said: "We both played a lot of good matches in the past".
  • Blue Jays acquire Grichuk from Cardinals in exchange for Leone, Greene

    Blue Jays acquire Grichuk from Cardinals in exchange for Leone, Greene

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    He also stranded 42 of 54 inherited runners and has amassed a career 11-8 record with a 3.48 ERA since his 2014 rookie season in Seattle. Leone, 26, had an ERA of 2.56 in 2017, with 81 strikeouts. But with the Cardinals' acquisition of Marcell Ozuna from the Miami Marlins earlier this winter - plus Dexter Fowler and Tommy Pham already in the mix and higher on Mike Matheny's pecking order - there didn't appear to be much of an opportunity for Grichuk in 2018.
  • Australia thrash PNG by 311 runs, India hammer Zimbabwe by 10 wickets

    Australia thrash PNG by 311 runs, India hammer Zimbabwe by 10 wickets

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    Pakistan , meanwhile, ensured they joined Afghanistan in progressing from Group D - Muhammad Musa's back-to-back sixes sealing a three-wicket win over Sri Lanka , who are now eliminated. He dominated a 250-run stand for the second wicket with captain Jason Sangha (88, 102b, 5x4, 2x6) against the hapless East Asia Pacific qualifiers and then Param Uppal produced a brisk 42-ball 61 to inflate the total further.
  • Ben Simmons quiet as 76ers upset Celtics

    Ben Simmons quiet as 76ers upset Celtics

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    Ben Simmons is second on the team with 16.8 points per game, and dishing out 7.3 assists per game. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. Celtics coach Brad Stevens blamed poor defensive play in the closing minutes for the defeat. It may not be that simple. The Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics meet Thursday in National Basketball Association action at the TD Garden.
  • Davis has 45, Pelicans end Celtics' 7-game win streak in OT

    Davis has 45, Pelicans end Celtics' 7-game win streak in OT

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    They probably had a couple of legitimate gripes with calls that sent Embiid to the line, but he roasted them during the second half, piling up assists when he wasn't punishing them down low. Marcus Smart will start in place of Irving Thursday night, but coach Brad Stevens doesn't expect the fourth-year guard - or any other player, for that matter - to be able to imitate what Irving brings to the game.
  • No Arsenal grudge for Walcott after joining Everton

    No Arsenal grudge for Walcott after joining Everton

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    Allardyce started his coaching career in 1991 as player-manager at Limerick, guiding them to promotion to the top tier of the League of Ireland, but those games did not qualify as they are not regarded as a full-time professional club. "That bit of enjoyment might not have been there for the last few months, not being part of something, so it's quite hard to take when you have been at a club for such a long time".
  • Dhoni sees a lot of positives in India's SA Test debacle

    Dhoni sees a lot of positives in India's SA Test debacle

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    To win a Test match you need 20 wickets and we have taken 20 wickets. It's just up to the day to take care of itself. Kohli with Dhoni or the former players like Rahul Dravid, V. I have always said that I don't feel there's a big difference between the three formats. Kohli dropped Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the second Test despite a good show from the paceman in the series opener; he also excluded Ajinkya Rahane from the playing XI for both Tests.
  • Journalist provides more information on Chelsea's pursuit of AS Roma striker

    Journalist provides more information on Chelsea's pursuit of AS Roma striker

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    While the former Manchester City striker turns 32 in March, there's very little doubt he would be welcomed at Stamford Bridge. He scored 50 goals in 130 Premier League games for the Citizens, famously levelling the scores in 2012 against Queen Park Rangers before Sergio Aguero's dramatic victor crowned City champions.
  • Everton Sign Theo Walcott

    Everton Sign Theo Walcott

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    Walcott , who scored 108 goals in 396 appearances for Arsenal , hasn't been a first-choice pick for the past year and made the last of his 47 appearances for England in November 2016. I've always had so much time for the fans and they've been great to me, through all our ups and downs. "I've got great examples in front of me like Emre Belozoglu and Tugay Kerimoglu - they've done really well here".
  • Dana White says Ferguson-Khabib victor will become undisputed lightweight champ

    Dana White says Ferguson-Khabib victor will become undisputed lightweight champ

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    Asked whether McGregor would be stripped of his title and what exact title Ferguson and Nurmagomedov were fighting for, White offered the somewhat contradictory: "I have no update". 4-rated lightweight Edson Barboza by unanimous decision. "I think it would maybe be like the Eddie Alvarez fight and he'd stop him in the second". He added: "Did I say that he [McGregor] has been stripped of the title?" The fighters will make their first public comments on the bout Friday at a news conference ...
  • Alan Smith says Mesut Ozil is close to signing new contract

    Alan Smith says Mesut Ozil is close to signing new contract

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    There are no such plans to allow Ozil to leave, however, despite the similar risk of losing the player on a free transfer. Mark Lawrenson is backing Arsenal to return to winning ways in the Premier League by beating Crystal Palace 2-0 at The Emirates on Saturday afternoon.
  • Tim Tebow invited to Mets spring training for second straight year

    Tim Tebow invited to Mets spring training for second straight year

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    Tim Tebow of the Columbia Fireflies hits into a fielder's choice against the Lakewood BlueClaws on May 14, 2017, at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, New Jersey. After 64 games in Columbia, Tebow was promoted to the St. Lucie Mets. Per the Mets' official Twitter account, Tebow was one of nine players invited to Major League Baseball camp.