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Basketball: NBA star wrongly believes the Earth is flat

Irving made his comments known on a recent podcast that included a confused Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye . Said Irving: "It's right in front of our faces". Kyrie Irving spends hours every week flying across the country, in full view of the curvature of planet Earth's horizon. Among those who believe in this alternative fact is Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More

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Eugenie Bouchard honours Super Bowl bet by going on blind date

Eugenie Bouchard honours Super Bowl bet by going on blind date

Goehrke revealed some of the making-of moments in an interview with Fox Sports , which included such organic first-date scenes as "I got a ride over to her hotel and had one National Basketball Association media member in the vehicle with me" and "We took pictures out front and she had me kiss her on the cheek for the last pic, so I thought that was a good way to end the night". Read More

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Chilean fans to ask Alexis Sanchez to leave Arsenal

Chilean fans to ask Alexis Sanchez to leave Arsenal

He was upbeat and defiant and he talked about upholding team spirit and his values; he was a leader keeping his head while all around him are losing theirs; a Frenchman showing English folk how to maintain a stiff upper lip. They were spineless, and failed to display any of the qualities required to turn a good bunch of individual players into a good team. If you're a professional footballer from the day you sign your contract you should have within you three letters - W-I-N. Read More

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Smith, Marsh tons propel Australia against India A

He has featured in 19 Tests, 53 ODIs and 15 T20 internationals, but many feel that with the talent he has, Marsh, who scored a hundred on his Test debut against Sri Lanka in Pallekele back in 2011, should have played more for Australia . The first Test will be held in Pune between February 23-27. "It's all about preparing as much as we possibly can", he said. "He's included because of that". Read More

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Jurgen Klopp plotting Liverpool summer transfers but reveals one major possible drawback

Jurgen Klopp plotting Liverpool summer transfers but reveals one major possible drawback

Klopp's statement of 'a few more good players, ' indicates we're after limited numbers of high quality - exactly what we need. Although the 27-year-old has made an error which led to a goal against Crystal Palace in October, one of which he did atone for by scoring at the other end, he has been the one keeping things together in the absence of Matip over the festive period, and indeed the recent injury to Clyne. Read More

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Pep Guardiola hails "amazing" Aaron Mooy

Guardiola has warned it won't be easy at third-placed Championship side Huddersfield and has some slight concerns about the pitch after Super League team Huddersfield Tigers played there on Thursday night. "People say between two to three months. Now to be calm, all our support to him and his family and waiting for when he is coming back". "So, Aaron Mooy is playing wonderful this season and we are glad at that", Guardiola said. Read More

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Wayne Rooney could leave Man United - Scholes

Wayne Rooney could leave Man United - Scholes

Paul Scholes says he modelled his game on Toni Kroos and claims the Real Madrid midfielder would be a ideal partner for Paul Pogba. Rooney has previously stated he will retire from England duty after the 2018 World Cup and a transfer this summer could see him miss out on the tournament all together, which would be a big blow for the skipper who's eyeing one last charge for global glory. Read More

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Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars, PSL 2017

Brendon McCullum's team lost their first game against Quetta but defeated Islamabad United only to lose their third match to Peshawar on Sunday, in which they were bowled out for meagre 59. So far in the mega event, Islamabad United have also won two games out of their three, whereas, Karachi Kings have not won even a single game. The West Indies opener was dismissed for two runs in Karachi's first match against last season's runners-up Peshawar Zalmi, after which they suffered ... Read More

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The best dunks ever at the National Basketball Association slam dunk contest

Thompson connected on seven of 12 shots from beyond the arc against the Kings and finished with a game-high 35 points, while teammate Stephen Curry scored 13. With a spectacular history that includes winners like Michael Jordan, Vince Carter and Spud Webb, the National Basketball Association slam dunk contest is unrivalled in the world of sport when it comes to high-flying theatrics. Read More

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Actress Bhavana kidnapped and molested, safe at home now; 1 arrested

On Friday night, Bhavana filed a police complaint against the gang, that also includes her former driver. As per reports, the incident took place around 10:30 pm when the accused obstructed Bhavana's vehicle and abducted her. The accused men got down at Palarivattom and fled in another vehicle. Reportedly, Bhavana's driver along with Martin and her former driver Sunil intercepted her vehicle and abducted her. Read More

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NBA Rising Star Challenge

NBA Rising Star Challenge

The game featuring top rookies and second-year pros is the main event on the first night of NBA All-Star weekend. Towns will headline the U.S. Team, and is joined by the likes of Devin Booker , Malcolm Brogdon , Marquese Chriss , Brandon Ingram , Frank Kaminsky , Jahlil Okafor , D'Angelo Russell, Jonathon Simmons , and Myles Turner . Read More

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Mark Cuban takes apparent jab at Donald Trump with No. 46 jersey

However, Cuban said before tip-off that his main focus on the All-Star Celebrity Game would be singular: "Survive". He also appeared to troll Trump by wearing No. Cuban responded to Trump's tweet by showing a note Trump sent him asking "what happened" after "nasty" comments Cuban made about Trump on CNN. Cuban supported Hillary Clinton in November's election, and that could be what prompted Trump to take his shot. Read More

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National Hockey League suspends Antoine Vermette 10 games for slashing official

An automatic suspension is levied in cases of player abuse on an official, and Vermette's act of hitting linesman Shandor Alphonso with his stick Tuesday night in Minnesota fell into a Category II violation without intent of injure. Vermette had been enjoying steady success in his first season with the Ducks, who signed the 34-year-old veteran to a two-year deal in August. The Ducks have four games in the next six days. Read More

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho to name strong side against Blackburn

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho to name strong side against Blackburn

Mourinho, meanwhile, says he will field a strong line-up in a bid to banish memories of a 1-0 defeat to Newcastle United in 2005 during his time at Chelsea, when he was also fighting on a number of fronts. In the fourth round of the competition, Klopp paid the price for making nine changes to his starting XI as Liverpool were beaten by Sky Bet Championship strugglers Wolverhampton Wanderers. Read More

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The Cobra Feasts, Celtics beat Sixers 116-108

The Cobra Feasts, Celtics beat Sixers 116-108

But the lateness of the whistle and the fact that that call generally doesn't get made that late in a close game caused controversy. After going all game without doing much, Marcus Smart did cause the one second-half turnover with a signature "cobra" strike strip of Butler on the Bulls' next-to-last possession. Read More

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Shiffrin Skis To First GS Medal

Shiffrin Skis To First GS Medal

Tessa Worley of France took the victory by 0.34 seconds for her second World Championship giant slalom title, as Italy's Sofia Goggia finished third to earn her first World Championship medal as well. Shiffrin, a 28-time World Cup race victor and current World Cup overall leader, won slalom gold at Schladming in 2013 and Beaver Creek in 2015. She'll be a heavy favorite to win her third straight slalom world championship on Saturday. Read More

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Brian Daboll Likely To Get Job As Alabama's Offensive Coordinator

Daboll has served as an National Football League offensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns (2009-10), Miami Dolphins (2011) and Kansas City Chiefs (2012). He returned to the Patriots in 2013, and he's worked as the tight ends coach since 2014. Alabama is surely hoping Daboll will be more successful than he was during those first three offensive coordinator opportunities. Read More

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X-23 gets her claws in new Logan clip

X-23 gets her claws in new Logan clip

Logan shares his digs with a hypersensitive mutant named Caliban (Stephen Merchant) and his old pal Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart). With less than a month to go until Logan hits theaters, the upcoming film will take place after the events of X-Men: Days of Future Past and finds a tired Logan caring for an ailing Professor X in a hide out somewhere on the Mexican border. Read More

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Berdych, Tsonga into Rotterdam semis

Berdych lost just five points on serve as he overwhelmed Klizan. The Croat moves on to face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a place in the semi-finals. The Czech star broke twice in the first set - in the fifth and ninth games, then for a 3-1 lead in the second set to finish the 6-3 6-3 victor in just under an hour. Read More

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President Trump calls media 'enemy of the American people' in latest tweet

He is consistently widening his definition of "fake news", seemingly in response to outlets accurately reporting his poor decisions, conflicts of interest, inconsistent positions, and flat-out false statements. In a rambling press conference Thursday, Trump declared that the leaks are real and the "news is fake" after reports revealed that the President's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, spoke to Russia's ambassador about sanctions before Trump was inaugurated. Read More

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Tottenham's Pochettino wants 'bad period' to end at Fulham

Tottenham's Pochettino wants 'bad period' to end at Fulham

The 23-year-old England global hitman, who has already scored 16 goals for Tottenham this season in all competitions, suffered the knock late on in Thursday's Europa League last-32 first-leg clash in Belgium. "It is normal that maybe he (Janssen) needs to show more ". Pochettino admits he is upset with Tottenham's recent dip in form but expects his side to return to winning ways at Fulham . Read More

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Watch how Messi vanished against a sublime PSG side in Champions League!

Enrique managed to calm himself down for his post-match press conference appearance later that evening, where he attempted to reassure supporters. "Even though I am very disappointed, I am proud of how we presented ourselves", Tuchel said. Defensively, Benfica remain unbeaten for the last 383 minutes of games, although that should've changed after the referee awarded the visitors a penalty but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang failed to convert. Read More

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Two Pogba Brothers Meet In Europa League

Two Pogba Brothers Meet In Europa League

Ibrahimovic scored his first when he stepped up and unleashed a low drive from the set-piece which took a wicked deflection of Vincent Pajot ending up at the back of the net in the 15th minute. Manchester United's players celebrating against Saint Etienne . "It is a bit weird but I am still happy". But the Saint-Etienne goalkeeper was simply outstanding, making a number of big saves throughout the game to keep the French side in it. Read More

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Manchester United just keeps on winning

Manchester United just keeps on winning

It was not quite his night, however, as when he won a second-half free kick Pogba thumped his header against the crossbar, and though it was Rashford who set up the second goal at least Martial was still on the pitch. Asked if they had ever come across each down the years in sports, Florentin Pogba - the older brother by three years - said: "I beat him at table tennis!" Galtier claimed he had seen his opposite number Jose Mourinho react angrily to the hosts' first-half showing and was ... Read More

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Michael Owen: Anthony Martial is really improving at Manchester United

Michael Owen: Anthony Martial is really improving at Manchester United

Saint-Etienne caused United problems on the break in the first 45 minutes, particularly with Romain Hamouma's pace, while Henri Saivet and Nolan Roux both clipped efforts narrowly off target. The final score line rather flattered the Red Devils-on the balance of play, they weren't three goals better than the visitors. "If you progress in the competitions , we will be in trouble in April and May". Read More

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Guardiola rules out Messi reunion at either Man City or Barca

Despite their stumbles, Barcelona remain the standard bearers of world football, according to Guardiola. "We are the best team in the world. There is a lot of competition and the opposition are really strong". Barca were poor. None of them played well. Guardiola is wary of the number of games City have in the Premier League and two cup competitions. 'It's not ideal. Read More

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"Claims that Dwight Yorke 'DENIED" access to US

On the journey in question, Yorke was travelling on personal business. According to Keys, Yorke had been flying into Miami. Yorke, who is most famous for playing for Manchester United but has also competed for current Sky Bet Championship sides Aston Villa, Birmingham City and Blackburn Rovers, now works as both an ambassador to United as well as a pundit for Iranian broadcaster BeIN Sports. Read More

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