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Breaking Down Nose Tackle Earl Mitchell and His Fit with the 49ers

Nevertheless, San Francisco bringing in Mitchell even before free agency starts is a sign Lynch is being far more proactive than his predecessor, Trent Baalke, had been in previous years. Known for his athleticism, he was projected as a third or fourth round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, but went undrafted. With that in mind, management made it clear that fixing their defensive front will be one of Denver's top priorities this offseason Friday afternoon. Read More

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Conor McGregor sends message to Floyd Mayweather in Instagram snap

Mayweather will reportedly be ringside on his big day to watch young fighters in an event at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, which has been arranged by his promotional company. I'm not gonna count him out completely. "I think that [$100 million] is what Mayweather originally wanted". UFC recently resigned Georges St Pierre, one of its biggest stars and longest reigning champions. Read More

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Wayne Rooney urged to snub China transfer by Ronaldinho

The Red Devils travelled to France with a 3-0 aggregate lead after Zlatan Ibrahimovic's impressive treble in the first leg of their last-32 clash at Old Trafford last week. Asked if Rooney would still be a United player then, Mourinho said: "You have to ask him". Moving to China this month would have killed off any hopes of Rooney adding to his 119 England caps. Read More

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Autopsy reveals what actually killed Kim Jong-un's half-brother

Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, died February 13 shortly after two women put a substance on his face while he was checking in for a flight. Inspector-General Khalid Abu Bakar said: "If you have nothing to hide, you don't have to be afraid". Japanese broadcaster Fuji TV broadcasted airport camera footage on Monday showing the moment when the women appeared to assault Kim Jong Nam. Read More

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LeBron James' triple-double carries Cleveland Cavaliers past New York Knicks

LeBron James' triple-double carries Cleveland Cavaliers past New York Knicks

The Knicks have lost 22 of 29 and are a season-worst 12 games under.500. The Knicks were paced by Courtney Lee , who finished with 25 points after netting 13 in the first period, drilling his first six attempts of the night. According to ESPN , Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert invited Oakley to sit two rows behind him for the game. "He ain't like that, and if you ask any player in our league now who knows him, they'd say the same thing", James said. Read More

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Transgender teen boy forced to wrestle against females at Texas state championship

Transgender teen boy forced to wrestle against females at Texas state championship

According to a report by Michael Florek of the Dallas Morning News , Briggs was competing in the 110-pound championship at Saturday's Class 6A Region II wrestling meet when his opponent, Madeline Rocha, forfeited. Beggs is now undefeated on the season and is a three-time state championship qualifier. Mack Beggs, 17, is transitioning from female to male. "I'm a protective mom". Read More

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John Barclay to captain much-changed Scotland against Wales

John Barclay to captain much-changed Scotland against Wales

Ali Price replaces Laidlaw at halfback. Back-row forward Barclay took over the captaincy at the Stade de France and the flanker also had to leave the field, with a shoulder and head injury, although he has since been passed fit. Scotland team: Stuart Hogg; Tommy Seymour, Huw Jones, Alex Dunbar, Tim Visser; Finn Russell, Ali Price; Gordon Reid , Fraser Brown, Zander Fagerson; Richie Gray, Jonny Gray; John Barclay (capt), John Hardie, Ryan Wilson. Read More

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Blues sign Berglund to five-year extension

The deal holds an average annual value of $3.85 million and, according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun, includes a partial no-trade clause. The 28-year-old Berglund is in the final season of a three-year, $11.1 million contract and was slated to be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason. Read More

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Canucks' Troy Stecher has mumps; four others showing symptoms

Canucks' Troy Stecher has mumps; four others showing symptoms

The Canucks said Friday that players with symptoms were immediately tested and quarantined for a five-day period or until test results prove negative. The team said health authorities will be at Rogers Arena today "to screen players and staff and immunize those who need it". The NHL has already endured one mumps outbreak in recent years, so the Vancouver Canucks' announcement that it is dealing with the virus is going to be a topic of anxious conversation around the league. Read More

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Jamie Vardy dedicates goal at Sevilla to son Finley

The second leg at the King Power Stadium takes place on 14 March. They had Kasper Schmeichel to thank when they conceded a penalty in the opening 13 minutes of the game. Ranieri won the Copa del Rey with Valencia in Sevilla in 1999 but he had little to cheer as Vitolo nearly made it 2-0 five minutes after the break when his shot from the tightest of angles brushed the face of the post. Read More

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Ellen Tells Entire Senior Class They're Going to College

Ellen Tells Entire Senior Class They're Going to College

But, this time, DeGeneres said she wanted to do "something even bigger". Joined by two of the teachers from the school, and the entire senior class, Ellen gives away the gift to the entire class of 41 students. And today, Ellen helped them make it happen. The TV host invited Campbell and Swift onto her show earlier month, stunning the educators with a $25,000 check from Walmart for their institution. Read More

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Hawks suspend Schroder for a game for late return to team

Hawks suspend Schroder for a game for late return to team

There's a good chance that he exceeds 30 minutes for the first time this season, making him a great play across the board. "We look forward to him rejoining the team in Orlando tomorrow night". Beyond that, FiveThirtyEight projects a 62 percent chance at victory on Friday night for the Hawks and the good folks in Las Vegas make Atlanta a small favorite despite the suspension. Read More

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Roy Jones Jr. wants Anderson Silva on Mayweather vs. McGregor card

While McGregor remains under contract with UFC, Mayweather says there isn't another fight out there that interests him. "That's what I want to start doing". While very deadly in the octagon, McGregor fight with clipped wings when in boxing due to strikes limited to just punching, Daily Star noted. And he is keen on piggybacking the pay-per-view potential of a cross-sport McGregor vs. Read More

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Pat Perez says Tiger Woods knows 'he can't beat anybody'

Pat Perez says Tiger Woods knows 'he can't beat anybody'

His closing point unequivocally states his support for Woods even if he's not sugarcoating the 14-time major champion's current state. But Perez, the world No 67, poured scorn on his countryman's claims. Woods, 41, later announced that he would skip the Genesis Open and Honda Classic . Woods previously missed 15 months of action while recovering from multiple back surgeries. Read More

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Champions League: Jamie Vardy scores but Leicester lose

Champions League: Jamie Vardy scores but Leicester lose

His goal on Wednesday ended a run of nine games without scoring and Ranieri is hopeful it will give the England striker, and the rest of the Leicester team, confidence for the remainder of the season. Their manager Jorge Sampaoli , 56, has built a strong team and Steven N'Zonzi, 28, is another player who could be vital for the Spaniards as they look to progress to the next round of the competition at the expense of Leicester City. Read More

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Kristaps Porzingis reportedly avoided ligament damage with ankle injury

Lace 'em up. This is our team". Oakley told reporters that he was rooting for "the better team", leaving it to others to figure out if he meant the Knicks, in 12th place in the Eastern Conference, or the first-place Cavs. James played 37 minutes. The 7-foot-3 big man, who has been bothered by Achilles soreness and stomach issues this season, said his ankle swelled up significantly. Read More

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Sevilla Lets Leicester off the Hook

In awful form and grave danger of being relegated from the Premier League, a season after clinching the most improbable of title wins, Leicester were not given much of a chance against the high-flying Sevilla . Ranieri had spoken before the game that this fixture could prove to be a turning point in a hard season. "We leave here with a odd feeling due to their goal but that shouldn't change how we feel about our performance". Read More

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Mavs waive Deron Williams; wants to go to Cavs, sources say

Mavs waive Deron Williams; wants to go to Cavs, sources say

Dallas attempted to trade Williams and even held him out of practice the past two days in the hopes of getting a deal done, but nothing came to fruition. During the 16-17 season, Williams is averaging 13.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 6.8 assists in 29.3 minutes per game. He had his own share of injuries with the Jazz, which limited him to just 40 games in 2006. Read More

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Leicester striker Jamie Vardy marks strike against Sevilla with salute to son

Unfortunately for Leicester , the first half was a microcosm of their season so far. While Sevilla sliced through the blue shirts at will, Leicester could barely string two passes together. Correa then had a good opportunity in the 37th minute, but his shot from 20 yards out was well tipped away by the impressive Schmeichel. Schmeichel came up big for the guests, as the Dane saved a penalty in the 15th minute by making a good save on the attempt by Joaquin Correa. Read More

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JUST IN: MLB approves new intentional walk rule

JUST IN: MLB approves new intentional walk rule

Hey batter, swing! Major League Baseball will not be happy until they completely ruin the game. The players union has agreed to change the intentional walk rule but are they removing the soul of baseball in the process? Mike Teevan, vice president of communications for Major League Baseball, tells The Two-Way that the change is now under consideration. Read More

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Facebook Negotiating Over Streaming MLB Games

Facebook Negotiating Over Streaming MLB Games

However, changing the rules won't be easy for Manfred. The pace would not be largely affected either, as there are hardly ever more than two or three intentional walks in a game. Streaming one Major League Baseball game per week isn't going to be a huge selling point for Facebook's app, but presumably it's just the beginning of what's to come. Read More

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McLaren Honda unveils MCL32 F1 contender

Hampered by the limitations of the Honda V6 Hybrid power unit over the last two seasons, though McLaren made evident progress in 2016 en route to sixth in the constructors' standings, it is targeting another major step forward in 2017 thanks to revised technical regulations which place greater emphasis on the chassis. Read More

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Harry Redknapp slams Dele Alli for this horror challenge on Gent midfielder

Harry Redknapp slams Dele Alli for this horror challenge on Gent midfielder

Spurs were reduced to ten men when Dele Alli was shown a straight red card by Portuguese referee , Manuel De Sousa following a horrific challenge on Gent's Brecht Dejaegere. Like when you are building the facility we are in now and the new stadium, you need time to build a stadium and time to build a squad. It does not bode well for next season, when they are due to play all their home games here. Read More

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Sixers' Ben Simmons Will Miss Remainder Of Season

Sixers' Ben Simmons Will Miss Remainder Of Season

According to Colangelo, first-overall pick Ben Simmons will not play this season after the scan on his right foot Thursday at the Hospital of Special Surgery in NY showed that his right foot still has not fully healed. The LSU product was expected to be out three months when the injury first occurred, but he'll wind up missing the entire 2016-17 National Basketball Association season, Colangelo said. Read More

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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Maryland Terrapins start time

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Maryland Terrapins start time

But Terps head coach Mark Turgeon didn't cite fatigue as a factor in his team's performance when given an opportunity after the game. Playing in this building is very challenging. He said Dupree McBrayer never complained when he was removed from the starting lineup during the losing skid. Pitlick has 23 points (10 goals, 13 assists) in 28 games this season. Read More

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DeMarcus Cousins impresses in first game with the Pelicans

It's not going to happen overnight. "Probably not, but our potential is scary". But New Orleans turned the ball over 20 times couldn't keep pace with the firepower of the Rockets , who hit 20 3-pointers. Still, Cousins said he was not averse to trying harder to reign in his emotions - a little. This highlights the fact that the Pelicans have primarily had issues in their frontcourt, so adding Cousins to the mix does not address that problem at all. Read More

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76ers trading Nerlens Noel to Mavericks

Philadelphia had to make space in their frontcourt, as Noel was not getting enough playing time for a defensive player of his caliber. Noel's offensive limitations are obvious. But not every could-be Jae Crowder turns into Jae Crowder. There are also multiple suitors who have been interested in Okafor over the years. But he's not so good you trade Nerlens Noel for two seconds! Especially given that Jahlil Okafor seemed like a much more plausible player to trade. Read More

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Cleveland Cavaliers to sign Derrick Williams to another 10-day contract

Cleveland Cavaliers to sign Derrick Williams to another 10-day contract

The defending National Basketball Association champions plan to put Sanders through some physical tests and will assess his desire to play. The Cavs need another body in the frontcourt and will meet with the former No.15 draft pick. Derrick Williams will extend his time with the Cleveland Cavaliers by signing a second 10-day contract with the team, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin. Read More

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