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Pistons blown out by New Orleans on the road

Jrue Holiday had 22 points for the Pelicans, who were without newly acquired All-Star DeMarcus Cousins because of Cousins' one-game suspension that was triggered when he received his 18th technical foul of this season Sunday night. "I'm aggressive with or without him", Davis said. "Whether Cousins is on the floor or not, we need everybody to play like that and we'll be fine. We're learning. Read More

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Tottenham star Harry Kane admits not winning trophies is his biggest fear

Kane and Lukaku have 17 goals and four assists each in the league this season, with 12 fixtures remaining each. Alan Shearer is the Premier League's all-time record goal scorer. "I've had an unbelievable connection with the fans and I'm sure I will for the rest of my career". Kane, the first Spurs player since Jimmy Greaves to score 20 or more goals for three seasons running, still stands some way short of Shearer's total of 260, but the Newcastle United legend expects to see the record ... Read More

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Novak Djokovic knocked out of Acapulco by Nick Kyrgios

Novak Djokovic knocked out of Acapulco by Nick Kyrgios

The meeting in Acapulco was his first time on court in competition since then. Djokovic was playing in his first tournament since a shocking loss in the second round of the Australian Open. "Honestly it doesn't change anything when I face them, I simply like to play them", he told reporters when asked about his record. Nadal will face third-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia. Read More

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Two teams emerge as suitors for Mike Glennon

Asked about his backup quarterback on Wednesday, Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht told reporters: "We'd love to have Mike (Glennon ) back in a flawless scenario". While Glennon's record as a starter (5-13) is abysmal, there is great intrigue about him because of the statistics he produced over those 18 starts. The NFL increased its salary cap by $12 million for 2017 - the fourth consecutive year that the league has seen a $10-plus million increase. Read More

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Counting begins in fractious Northern Ireland vote

Counting begins in fractious Northern Ireland vote

McGuinness resigned as deputy first minister of the devolved government and accused the rival Democratic Unionist Party of not respecting the spirit of political power-sharing in Northern Ireland. The number of candidates is down since the last election in 2016, but so is the number of seats available. "The political process in Northern Ireland continues and my absolute intent and resolve is to see that we get devolved government back into place at the earliest possible opportunity and I'm ... Read More

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Liverpool's how-to-guide to beating Arsenal

No team has found the back of the net more often in the league than Liverpool (55), but the goals have dried up more of late after a free-scoring start to the campaign. Arsenal haven't played since the 2-0 victory at Sutton on February 20 as their league clash with Southampton was postponed because of the EFL Cup final. Read More

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I have no idea - Klopp unsure over Sturridge future

The runner-up team of that season boasted Luis Suarez and Raheem Sterling alongside Daniel Sturridge, and they were really fearsome and extremely fun to watch. Of course, injuries certainly don't help but are some of these names that appear in the list good enough for a side challenging for top four? Klopp must make this his priority this summer and finally address his back four and goalkeeper. Read More

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No one believes the Redskins or their missing GM

McCloughan's strength as a talent evaluator is in the draft, so it's odd that he's not attending the NFL Scouting Combine, where teams meet with prospects. On Wednesday night, Russell cited "reliable sources " in reporting McCloughan hasn't been at Redskins Park for over a week. Coaches, scouts, general managers, decision-makers - everybody who's anybody with an National Football League team is there this week. Read More

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Murray: No wild cards for returning dopers

Murray: No wild cards for returning dopers

The London 2012 Olympic Games women's singles silver medallist tested positive for meldonium, a substance which had only been banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on January 1 of 2016. Sharapova is likely to need a wild card in order to play at Roland Garros and is likely to face a similar situation at Wimbledon , as her ranking will not be good enough. Read More

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Rafael Nadal: hard at work at 2017 Abierto Mexicano Telcel

Rafael Nadal: hard at work at 2017 Abierto Mexicano Telcel

Third-seeded Marin Cilic booked his quarter-final berth with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 victory over fellow Croatian Borna Coric. He will play American Steve Johnson, a 7-6 (5), 6-3 victor over countryman Ernesto Escobedo. Also, the Ukraine's Lesia Turenko led Julia Goerges 6-1, 2-0 when the German retired. For Rafael Nadal the match against Yoshihito Nishioka was surely the most hard one this week. Read More

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Alan Shearer mocks Claudio Bravo as Manchester City beat Huddersfield

And the tie could have turned even uglier for him soon after the restart when Aguero launched a devastating counter-attack the length of the field and played through Sane whose first touch for once let him down. "What the fans express - I am not here to judge them". "His distribution with the ball was really good". He doesn't miss the balls in the box. "He scored two goals and made another one, created a lot of chances". Read More

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PK Subban Honored By Canadiens, Fans In Emotional Return To Montreal

P.K.'s homecoming: Bell Centre, which already houses one of the NHL's most electric atmospheres, was especially charged Thursday for the long-awaited return of Subban. Subban has one goal and 12 assists in his last 10 games. As expected, he was greeted by mostly cheers from Canadiens fans in attendance. But they are 4-2-0 since Claude Julien replaced Therrien, and are coming off three straight overtime wins. Read More

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Browns Listening To Offers For First Overall Pick

Browns Listening To Offers For First Overall Pick

Talks could take place between the Browns and Rosenhaus at the combine. "Not only is he the clearcut choice at No. 1 but there is no obvious No. 2 sitting there". This year, pro days at Clemson, North Carolina and Notre Dame should be a lot of fun. "Some guys play better when they're at home, some guys don't". We'd have to know all those things. Read More

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Budget Cuts Lead to Slower Response Time in UK Police - Watchdog

He said: "I am delighted the inspectors have recognised the fantastic strides forward the force has made in the past year and all the staff at Lincolnshire Police deserve great credit for the improvements". One force was found to be "inadequate" overall: Bedfordshire Police. How effective is the force at preventing crime, tackling anti-social behaviour and keeping people safe? But the Deputy Chief Constable has said that he is "confident steps are being taken to make sure the force ... Read More

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Mets prospect Luis Guillorme makes fantastic bat grab in dugout

Mets prospect Luis Guillorme makes fantastic bat grab in dugout

The 22-year-old shortstop stared down the bat and made a sensational one-handed grab. Whether he makes the bigs one day or not, Guillorme will be remembered as one of the highlights of this Mets spring training. Last season in the High-A affiliate, he slashed a.263/.315/.647 line with a home run and 46 RBI's. While his offensive numbers aren't overly impressive, the Mets organization is impressed with Guillorme defensively. Read More

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David Price undergoes MRI for elbow soreness

David Price undergoes MRI for elbow soreness

Andrews is now attending the NFL Combine, to meet with the sports world's most renowned orthopedic specialist. According to Farrell, Price experienced soreness - of "greater intensity" than past bouts of forearm tenderness - following his 38-pitch outing in a simulated game on Tuesday, and subsequently underwent an MRI exam. Read More

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Wright pulls out of PSL final

He had even announced that he would retire after the World T20 in 2016, but did not do so and continued to play for Pakistan. The victor of this playoff will join the Quetta Gladiators, who were outclassed by Islamabad United's Dwayne Smith in the final of last season, but this time around fans are guaranteed to have a new team in the final alongside Gladiators. Read More

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Pep Guardiola Slams Door on Joe Hart's Potential Return to Manchester City

That failed to quash the suspicion that all is not well between Aguero and City, though, with the Argentine insisting after his man-of-the-match display on Wednesday night that he is yet to hear from the club about their intentions. Zabaleta said: "I think if you look at the whole game, we were the better team". However, they face a much tougher task traveling to the City's home ground with not many people expecting their courageous resistance to last much longer. Read More

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Korean Court Hands Down 'Suspended Sentence' In Kang DUI Case

Korean Court Hands Down 'Suspended Sentence' In Kang DUI Case

It is also unclear what effect the DUI will have on his ability to obtain a visa. Pirates general manager Neal Huntington did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment Thursday night. A friend of Kang's originally said he was behind the wheel, but police later found out Kang had driven the auto. The friend, identified only by the surname Yoo, was fined three million won. Read More

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Warriors' Durant out at least 4 weeks with knee injury

Warriors' Durant out at least 4 weeks with knee injury

Matt Barnes certainly isn't doing that-or half of that. Reports have surfaced that the Golden State Warriors just signed the 13-year veteran to fill the void left by Kevin Durant . "That's where the character of the players and coaches come into play", Kerr said. For any other team, this would be a devastating loss - but we're not talking about any other team, are we? The #2 seed could also mean the Warriors would have to face the Thunder in the first round. Read More

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3 takeaways from Thursday at the NFL Combine

3 takeaways from Thursday at the NFL Combine

To put that in context: CJ ran so fast that it's comparable with what a Cheetah's time would be on the same drill. When Lucas Oil Stadium was under construction, then-Colts general manager made sure to include elements NFL Combine officials would appreciate, like fiber optic lines from Methodist Hospital underground to the stadium. Read More

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Price to meet with Dr. Andrews

Price to meet with Dr. Andrews

Price already had an MRI on the elbow and won't make his first start of spring training which was scheduled for Sunday. The team was counting on Price, along with reigning Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello and lefty Chris Sale, acquired in a December trade with the White Sox for four top prospects, to lead the team this season. Read More

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Man United winger sends title warning to Chelsea

You what pal? Arsenal? The Arsenal that always go to shit in the second half of a season? The Arsenal that are a constant source of Champions League last 16 disappointment? With a remarkable 17 wins from their last 20 league games, rarely has the phrase "runaway leaders" been more apt than when describing Chelsea's seemingly unstoppable march to the championship. Read More

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18-Year-Old Black Muslim Found Hanging In Seattle Woods

Manner of death - classified in Washington as natural, accident, suicide, homicide, undetermined or pending - is a different determination than a medical cause of death, which in Keita's case was listed as hanging. "To be clear we don't know what happened but we want a comprehensive investigation into his death", Bukhari told BuzzFeed News. "We are careful not to rush to judgement", the Rev. Read More

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Broncos to interview Christian McCaffrey at NFL Combine

Broncos to interview Christian McCaffrey at NFL Combine

His parents, I've known them since a long time ago on The Farm their at Stanford. "That's why I play with a chip on my shoulder, " McCaffrey said. One of the best running back prospects for the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft might be headed to the AFC West with the report that the Denver Broncos seem quite interested in Stanford's Christian McCaffrey . Read More

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Manchester United announce plans for Michael Carrick testimonial

Manchester United announce plans for Michael Carrick testimonial

The 35-year-old midfielder, who has announced details of his testimonial, revealed that he is yet to speak to United manager Jose Mourinho about a new contract. 'I don't think there's many places I'd want to play, if any, after this anyway, ' Carrick said. Asked how long he thought he would play for, Carrick said: "I've said for some time now, as long as I feel I can contribute enough, that's fine by me". Read More

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Unnamed NFL source blasts Dalvin Cook for on and off-field shortcomings

Unnamed NFL source blasts Dalvin Cook for on and off-field shortcomings

It's NFL Combine time , the time when NFL scouts throw out practically everything they've learned about the nation's top draft prospects and replace it with overhyped, somewhat-useless athletic stats. That's not to say I don't have specific goals, of course. "But the medical examinations and the people involved in the processes, it's just really important to be here in Indianapolis ". Read More

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Andrew Bogut expected to sign with Cavs; considered Rockets, Celtics

Nearly immediately, word began to leak that Bogut would sign with the Cavaliers , but Andrew made a decision to speak with the Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, and San Antonio Spurs before ultimately deciding on joining the Cavs. As far as trolling your main rival goes, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to get into the heads of the Golden State Warriors. Read More

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Durant injures knee early on as Warriors go down to Wizards

Durant signed a two-year, $54 million contract with Golden State in the offseason. Let's not pretend they haven't built a battle-ready vessel capable of sustaining serious damage while remaining afloat. The Splash Brothers led the way for the Warriors in the absence of Durant. In over 14 National Basketball Association seasons, he's spend time on the Los Angeles Clippers, Sacramento Kings , New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los ... Read More

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