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Watch UFC's Edson Barboza Destroy Beneil Dariush With Killer Flying Knee

Watch UFC's Edson Barboza Destroy Beneil Dariush With Killer Flying Knee

Referee Osiris Maia instantly leaped in to wave off the fight at three minutes, 35 seconds. It was Ferguson, though, who emerged victorious, submitting the No. The two top lightweights previously fought in December 2015. Case in point, in addition to Vitor Belfort - Kelvin Gastelum and "Shogun" Rua - Gian Villante, the main card will see Edson Barboza battle Beneil Dariush. Read More

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Durban loses 2022 Commonwealth Games

Durban loses 2022 Commonwealth Games

Durban 2022 would have been the first staging of the Commonwealth Games in Africa. Only last month sports minister Fikile Mbalula appeared to pre-empt the withdrawal revealing that the government had failed to come to an agreement with the Commonwealth Games Federation over bankrolling the event. Read More

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Cleveland Cavaliers agree to deal with center Larry Sanders, reports say

Cleveland Cavaliers agree to deal with center Larry Sanders, reports say

Cleveland has played with just two bigs since Love's injury - Tristan Thompson and Channing Frye - save for Bogut's 58 seconds. Larry Sanders agrees to Cavs deal, returns to National Basketball Association after 2-year absence(read here): ESPN's Chris Haynes reports former Buck Larry Sanders has come to an agreement with the Cleveland Cavaliers and will sign a contract with the defending champions. Read More

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Shakespeare ready to write new chapter at Leicester

Shakespeare ready to write new chapter at Leicester

Craig Shakespeare has been announced as Leicester City's permanent manager until the end of the season. We're in it. We have to try and be competitive every game'. "Playing like this we are going to struggle to go far in the Champions League", he said. "The most important thing is [was] to score and to keep the dream awake, " said the winger, before Ranieri was dismissed and Shakespeare took over. Read More

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Russian anti-doping agency expects partly recognition with WADA by May

Russian anti-doping agency expects partly recognition with WADA by May

The Russian sports minister Pavel Kolobkov said in Lausanne that Rusada was working towards being considered compliant within the year, and listed what he said was progress on restructuring the country's anti-doping system. There is no hard evidence of doping abuse by Russian athletes in the so-called McLaren report to bring cases against them and the sports community has admitted it, he added. Read More

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Depay delighted with halfway line strike for Lyon

Depay delighted with halfway line strike for Lyon

With Lyon 3-0 ahead and eight minutes remaining, Depay span away from a challenge and lofted a sublime shot over goalkeeper Alban Lafont from just inside the Toulouse half. "I didn't even see the ball go in, I just saw the stadium going insane". Aside from that, I'm very happy'. The 23-year-old, who joined Lyon from United in January after rarely featuring under Jose Mourinho, admitted picking up on Lafont's tendency to drift from his goal earlier in the game. Read More

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Oregon's Chris Boucher Tears ACL, Out For Season

Oregon's Chris Boucher Tears ACL, Out For Season

OR senior forward Chris Boucher is out for the season with a torn ACL suffered in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals, leaving the fifth-ranked Ducks without a key cog just before the NCAA Tournament . He missed two games in December with an ankle injury. Kavell Bigby-Williams will likely see the most expansion in his role. It could be interesting to see game times and if the Bruins boost OR out of a Primetime spot in the opening weekend. Read More

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Nick Foles to sign with Eagles

Nick Foles to sign with Eagles

Saving $7 million in cap space by getting rid of your backup quarterback when you have the quarterback of the future is a pretty easy move, especially if you can bring in someone else the organization is familiar with. He had a 27-2 touchdown-to-interception ratio that season and at the time became just the seventh quarterback in league history to throw seven touchdowns in a game. Read More

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Duke Takes No. 2 Seed in East Region

Jayson Tatum scored 24 points as Duke rallied past No. 6 North Carolina. "You have to beat human nature that tells you you've done something when there's more to accomplish". Duke's togetherness is forged by those trials by fire earlier in the season. The Blue Devils basically dared Theo Pinson, Nate Britt and the stone-cold Jackson to beat them from the perimeter and their combined 6 for 26 (2-of-11 on three-pointers) could not do it. Read More

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Villanova To Meet Creighton In Big East Championship

Villanova To Meet Creighton In Big East Championship

On paper, Saturday night's Big East tournament championship game isn't do-or-die for Villanova . It was the second consecutive game that Villanova held its opponent below 30 points in the first half. Foster, Creighton's top scorer at 18.3 per game, had vaulted Creighton into the final with a game-winning 3-pointer Friday night. Wednesday, 4:12 p.m.: Bashir Ahmed of St. Read More

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Wild finish at NASCAR'S Kobalt 400

Wild finish at NASCAR'S Kobalt 400

Truex beat Keselowski off pit road to capture the lead for the lap 25 restart but Keselowski quickly regained the first position. He was alway catching us at the end (of the tires runs). "There wasn't much talking, Kyle was just swinging". I just know it was something major. His crew chief Todd Gordon said, "I kind of thought that a few more cars would choose not to pit behind us and give us a buffer but that was not the case". Read More

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Is Britt an upgrade over Pryor?

Is Britt an upgrade over Pryor?

When you see a wide receiver who's about to turn 28 sign a one-year deal, it should make you wonder about the lack of interest there was on the open market. Head coach Hue Jackson was the primary reason for Pryor's desire to stay in Cleveland. At 6-foot-4, Pryor Sr. provides Washington a big-body threat opposite Josh Doctson and Jamison Crowder. Read More

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Bears sign WR Kendall Wright to one-year deal

Bears sign WR Kendall Wright to one-year deal

A first-round pick (No. 20 overall) of the Titans in 2012, Wright appeared on his way to stardom after hauling in a career-high 94 receptions for 1,079 yards in his second season, although he reached the end zone only twice. But his style didn't jibe with what then-coach Ken Whisenhunt was looking for in 2014 and 2015. Wright will land on a team that desperately needs offense, when coupling the 2017 roster with how things played out last season. Read More

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Klopp happy for Liverpool to win 'ugly'

Speaking to Sky Sports, Klopp said: "The performance was good enough to win the game but the result is massive for us, it's the first ugly game we have won". You try everything before the game and then you concede almost in the first situation". "We were today", he added after a victory that saw Liverpool remain fourth, still in the final Champions League place open to English clubs, and move five points clear of fifth-placed Arsenal . Read More

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World Rally driver Kris Meeke finds himself in spectator auto park

World Rally driver Kris Meeke finds himself in spectator auto park

Dodging spectator cars and skirting hospitality tents, he steered his way back to the road and on over the finish line shaking his head in disbelief. "I got caught out on a bump after the jump at a fast right corner". The runner-up position helped him leapfrog Jari-Matti Latvala to lead the championship by eight points. Thierry Neuville was back in third, 59.7 seconds behind Meeke and his navigator Paul Nagle. Read More

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Eden Hazard determined to add FA Cup to medal haul

Eden Hazard determined to add FA Cup to medal haul

I think it's important to have this type of player if we want to win. Kante, who won the championship with Leicester last season before moving to Stamford Bridge, told Chelsea TV: 'We're going to try to win everything. I wanted to stay with my teammates. 'We have 11 games to play. Hazard said: 'I don't need to say something about N'Golo. "Paul is a really good player and we must pay great attention to him, above all when he arrives in the box". Read More

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Marquette To Face South Carolina In NCAA Championship

Marquette To Face South Carolina In NCAA Championship

MI completed a magical run to its first Big Ten Tournament title, using a swarming defense and accurate shooting to beat No. 24 Wisconsin 71-56 on Sunday for its fourth victory in four days. 1 Gonzaga or No. 16 South Dakota State. After a 15-year absence, they would return under George Felton in 1989. SC head coach Frank Martin is set to meet with the media shortly. Read More

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Pacers final score: Pacers escape Heat 102-98

Pacers final score: Pacers escape Heat 102-98

Leading 93-85 following a Christmas tip-in with 6:02 left, it looked like the Pacers may cruise to the win. The Heat entered having won the previous four games in the series, after losing the previous three. Whiteside had a monster game for the Heat in the loss, finishing with 26 points and 21 rebounds. Waiters added 20 points and Ellington had 19 for Miami. Read More

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5 memorable FA Cup meetings between Chelsea and Manchester United

5 memorable FA Cup meetings between Chelsea and Manchester United

A testament to the fantastic job that Conte has done at Stamford Bridge is their 10-point lead at the top, a remarkable turnaround considering they sacked Mourinho 14 months ago with the club hovering above the relegation zone. 'I know very well he's in the heart of Chelsea's fans. Chelsea host Manchester United on Monday night at 19:45 GMT and the match will be shown live on BBC One from 19:30 GMT. Read More

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Nishikori eases into Indian Wells third round

Briton Kyle Edmund cruised into an Indian Wells ATP Masters meeting with three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Portugal's Gastao Elias. We'll see what happens in the first few days of the tournament and we'll have some very strong matches. "I still try to see it in the most relaxed way possible, understanding that it did start off with a bang in Australia and clearly people will expect me to back it up and all that stuff. Read More

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Cowboys, Nolan Carroll agree to 3-year, $10M deal

Cowboys, Nolan Carroll agree to 3-year, $10M deal

The pass was incomplete. After remaining dormant for nearly all of the first two days of free agency, the Dallas Cowboys have gotten busy tonight. Sorry, we didn't recognize the link you were trying to embed. Those players being cornerbacks Morris Claiborne , Brandon Carr and safety Barry Church . Ideally, Carroll will be the third or fourth corner in Dallas for 2017. Read More

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Cape Town Cycle Tour cancelled as risky gales wreak havoc

Cape Town Cycle Tour cancelled as risky gales wreak havoc

Video shows cyclists off their bikes struggling to hold onto them in the winds. The Cape Town Cycle Tour, the world's largest timed cycling event was cancelled due to strong winds. However, due to winds gusting up to 100 km/h, exceeding what the weather forecasters had called for, the organizers chose to cancel the event. But after some groups had started in high winds, the decision was taken to cancel the race altogether. Read More

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Michigan State Basketball earns No. 9 seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament

The latter three teams all made the tournament field. "At first, I was really nervous [about the selection], but when we came on the screen, it was great to see us up there". The Cowboys went through a tough stretch to start Big 12 play by starting 0-6 against conference opponents. If it does that, MSU has the potential of becoming one of the biggest stories of the tournament if for no other reason than it's the 321st youngest of 351 Division I teams and size-wise, it ranks 291st. Read More

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No. 2 seed Duke favored in Vegas to win national championship

No. 2 seed Duke favored in Vegas to win national championship

If Duke beats Troy (22-14), the Sun Belt Conference champion, the Blue Devils will face either No. 7 seed SC (22-10) or No. 10 seed Marquette (19-12) in Sunday's second-round game. 10 seed of the East Region . The teams are 2-2 in the postseason matchups. Troy sophomore forward Jordon Varnado (6-6, 215 pounds) leads the team with 16.5 points and 6.9 rebounds. Read More

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No. 12 SMU tops No. 15 Cincinnati for AAC title

No. 12 SMU tops No. 15 Cincinnati for AAC title

Fouls became the trend in the first half. They shot 50 percent from the field and made 10 of their 19 shots from 3-point range. Cincinnati made just 8 of 33 shots from the field in the first half, including only 1 of 12 from the 3-point line, as the Mustangs executed solid defensive rotations and forced hard shots. Read More

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No. 1 seed Kansas earns NCAA-record 28th consecutive tournament appearance

No. 1 seed Kansas earns NCAA-record 28th consecutive tournament appearance

Why Kansas might win it all: The Jayhawks check every box. FAMILIAR FOES: Kansas and Miami have never met in the NCAA Tournament, but the Jayhawks and Spartans have plenty of history. Donovan Mitchell, Louisville guard (6-3, 200): The first-team all-ACC selection averages 15.7 points and 4.6 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game. "The NCAA Tournament probably has a lot to do with match-ups", said Danny Hurley, whose No. Read More

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Jim Boeheim complains about Syracuse's tournament snub

Jim Boeheim complains about Syracuse's tournament snub

Even though Syracuse had six wins against teams in the RPI's top 50 compared to four for Kansas State and only two for USC, it was the Orange's road woes and losses to the likes of St. After Syracuse failed to qualify for the field of 68 in the NCAA Tournament. Their first round opponent is a pretty amusing bit of irony. I'm not going to be around that much longer to care about it, but I think that's where the value is. Read More

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Manchester City ease into FA Cup semifinals at Middlesbrough

Manchester City ease into FA Cup semifinals at Middlesbrough

As a boyhood Manchester City fan and a product of their academy, Adam Clayton has fond memories of the last time Middlesbrough faced the Citizens in The Emirates FA Cup. "It's so attractive and that's why I'd like to be there", Guardiola said. "When you attack good, you defend good", said Guardiola, who, typically, turned a blind eye to an very bad first-half fumble from Bravo. Read More

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