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Turkey to bid to host 2024 European Championship

Turkey to bid to host 2024 European Championship

Two weeks before the deadline for initial expressions of interest, Turkey has announced it is bidding for Euro 2024, hoping to be fourth time lucky. The country's attempts to be the Euro 2024 host may also be affected by internal disturbances like last July's failed coup, as well as a number of terrorist attacks that Turkey has been the target of in recent years. Read More

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NFL Franchise tag countdown: Kirk Cousins, Le'Veon Bell in play

Players can not talk to other teams during the legal tampering period if they are transition tagged. When most people refer to the "franchise tag" it's generally the non-exclusive version to which they are discussing. The salary is calculated the same for players issued non-exclusive tags. Teams can negotiate long-term contracts with a player they tag until 4pm ET on July 15. Read More

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Arsene Wenger explains decision to start Ospina ahead of Cech

Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti has spoken of his "respect" for Arsene Wenger and backed the Arsenal manager to deal with recent criticism. "So what we want is to do well and qualify against Bayern Munich ". After three consecutive semi-final exits, the Bavarian giants are desperate to make this year's final, in Cardiff on June 3, at the fourth attempt. Read More

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Virender Sehwag hits back at Congress Party worker on Twitter

The 4th One Day International World Cup, which was organised by the World Blind Cricket Council, took place in Karnataka, India. It all started when the "Nehruvian Congressman", as mentioned in his Twitter bio, tagged Sehwag to an article from The Indian Express , carrying a story that the India blind cricket team captain Ajay Reddy is visibly upset with one of Sehwag's previous tweets, which mentioned the cricket team as the "Other Men in Blue". Read More

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Leaders Chelsea Drop Points At Burnley

Manchester City could close the gap at the top to eight points with a win over Bournemouth on Monday night, but Courtois remains confident his side can see the job through in pursuit of their fifth Premier League crown. The Lancashire side could not manage a first league win at home to Chelsea since 1983 but their supporters, players and manager were delighted with the performance. Read More

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Tiger Woods not meeting with media

Tiger Woods not meeting with media

But you can still hear Woods talk about Genesis, returning to LA and his foundation in the above video with Golfweek's Geoff Shackelford . His foundation runs the Genesis Open in Pacific Palisades, California , and his scheduled presser was part of his duties hosting the tournament. Read More

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West Ham's managerial pair both fined £8000 on misconduct charge

West Ham's managerial pair both fined £8000 on misconduct charge

Slaven Bilic has officially been charged by the FA for misconduct in West Ham's 2-2 draw with West Brom on Saturday night. It is understood that the charges need to be responded to by Thursday night. The Hammers now sit 10th on the Premier League table, with time to prepare for a visit to Watford on the 26th. He admitted it was "building up [his] frustration" during the game, which boiled over when he believed there were three refereeing errors at the death that allowed Gareth McAuley to ... Read More

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Penn State men's basketball suffers blowout loss to Nebraska

ABOUT NEBRASKA (10-14, 4-8): While it didn't result in a victory, the Cornhuskers had to be happy to get forward Ed Morrow back after missing seven games because of a foot injury. These next five games are really important for us. Miles said he had no information on his status. Nebraska: The Huskers did show up offensively and created some momentum for a two-game road trip to Ohio State and Michigan State. Read More

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Willey ruled out of West Indies tour with shoulder injury

A left-arm fast-medium bowler and hard-hitting batsman, Willey - the son of former England batsman and global umpire Peter Willey - has appeared in 25 ODIs and 12 Twenty20 internationals. And the Yorkshire left-arm seamer has now been ruled out until April after he had surgery to fix a partial tendon tear in his shoulder. England, who will be captained by Eoin Morgan, a longstanding team-mate of Finn at Middlesex, are due to fly to the Caribbean a week on Wednesday, with star batsman Joe Root ... Read More

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Tom Brady responds to teammates' decision to skip White House trip

These days are valuable for everybody. You only get so much time with your family and friends. "Of course, we don't want to forget our final member of our family, our littlest baby of them all", a woman said in the video. Brady has made four White House trips with championship teams - three early in his Patriots career and one in college with MI - and spoke highly of sharing the experience with his teammates. Read More

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Mark Warburton: 'Rangers won't tell us why they said we quit'

Firstly, on the appointment of a new first-team boss, Robertson explained: "We are continually looking at potential managers for the club". Former Rangers manager Alex McLeish is now the favourite to take over at the Scottish giants. It was an honour to be given the responsibility of returning the club to the top tier of Scottish football and we are very proud to have played our part in successfully securing promotion back to the Scottish Premiership. Read More

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Antoine Griezmann admits to 'doubts' over Premier League move

Antoine Griezmann admits to 'doubts' over Premier League move

United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward opened the door to a huge move for Griezmann by admitting the club would look to improve the squad this summer. "Germany, it's not a championship that attracts me". "England, there are many doubts in relation to my private life". Griezmann continued to work his way around Europe's top leagues, considering whether or not a transfer would be feasible ruling out Germany and France and stating his doubts about England. Read More

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Diego Costa set to sign new £57m Chelsea contract

This deal is set to make Diego Costa the highest paid player at Chelsea taking over from Cesc Fabregas, who now earns the most. The Spanish global has always been rumoured to be considering a move away from Stamford Bridge, with manager Antonio Conte dropping the player for Chelsea's 3-0 win over Leicester in January because of well-publicised interest from China. Read More

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Virat Kohli reveals his feelings for his ladylove!

Virat Kohli reveals his feelings for his ladylove!

The point that Tendulkar makes in this Tweet is that by looking at the black spot on the middle of his bat, one realizes how easily Virat has been hitting the ball from the middle of his bat. He posted the message along with a picture of the two of them. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma with the latter's brother Karnesh at the Dehra Dun Airport. Read More

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WWE: Randy Orton refuses to face Bray Wyatt at WrestleMania 33

Corbin then slammed Dean Ambrose onto the table as the lighting went out. Bryan was showing Nikki Bella footage of her brawl with Natalya. Bryan booked them in a falls count anywhere match for next week. AJ follows with a flying forearm over the top rope to the champ. But what about that moment, about five minutes before the big Wyatt win, when Bray pinned Cena and took him out of the match? Wyatt throws Styles to the outside, and Cena starts going to work on Wyatt. Read More

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Sooners snap 7-game skid with win over Texas

In both games, Texas held a lead at halftime, held a firm lead in the second half, then let it slip away late. But Texas struggled at the free throw line and lost its momentum when OU went on a 14-2 run in the second half. But the deficit this time was too much to overcome for Texas. Texas: The Longhorns begin a tough three-game stretch at Kansas State on Saturday before visiting No. Read More

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Former Orlando Magic Dancer Naomi wins WWE SmackDown Women's Championship

AJ Styles could capture his second WWE Championship leading to a main event WrestleMania match, and John Cena could capture his record-breaking 17th WWE World Championship. - Carmella and James Ellsworth come out to the ring to say a few words, but they're quickly interrupted by Dean Ambrose . There have been rumors of a mixed tag match for Wrestlemania with Cena and Nikki facing Miz and Maryse. Read More

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Dellavedova key on defence in Milwaukee Bucks win over Detroit Pistons

Dellavedova key on defence in Milwaukee Bucks win over Detroit Pistons

After missing the first 50 games of the season while recovering from a torn hamstring, Middleton played two games then did not travel Saturday to IN, where the Bucks played the second half of a back-to-back. Tobias Harris is putting up 16.5 points per game to lead the team while Andre Drummond is adding 14.6 points and 13.9 rebounds per contest. The Bucks don't have a lot of scoring options with Parker out and the Pistons are a team that can play well defensively. Read More

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Who should replace Kevin Love in the NBA All-Star Game?

Who should replace Kevin Love in the NBA All-Star Game?

The Cavs traded Wiggins to Minnesota for Love and Wiggins has always given them his best punch. But Stephenson grotesquely rolled his left ankle just three minutes into his first shift and needed help walking off the floor. He is averaging 20.0 points and 11.1 rebounds per game for the defending National Basketball Association champions, who lead the Eastern Conference by two games over the Boston Celtics. Read More

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Barca Boss Loses Cool With Journalist After 4-0 Drubbing

The Argentina worldwide has started 2017 in superb form and has been particularly potent from free-kicks of late but even they weren't coming off for him (skip to 2:00). His midfield trio gave the others the energy they needed to ensure that Barcelona did not have many chances. Areola has admittedly made some costly mistakes to date, but he has enough of a track record through his various loan spells to suggest that he should be able to recover his abilities and confidence and once again ... Read More

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State's Gottfried avoids job questions, focuses on UNC

Gottfried owns a 122-81 record in five-plus season at NC State and has led the program to four NCAA Tournaments, including two Sweet 16's. Multiple sources independent of each other have now told WTVD's Mark Armstrong that N.C. His contract, with a buyout of $2.28 million, runs through the 2019-2020 season. What's the key to his success? Midway through the Wolfpack's 95-71 loss to Florida State, Debbie Yow, State's athletics director, tweeted from her account, @gopacknow: "To all our ... Read More

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Montreal Canadiens fire Michel Therrien, hire Claude Julien

Montreal Canadiens fire Michel Therrien, hire Claude Julien

The Montreal Canadiens have fired Michel Therrien and subsequently hired Claude Julien as their head coach. He previously coached the Habs between 2003-2006 and went 72-62-10-15 in 259 regular season games. The Vegas Golden Knights may make him an offer if he does not prove to be too expensive for their new team, as may the New York Islanders or the Florida Panthers, which both fired their head coaches this season. Read More

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Unai Emery warns Paris Saint-Germain Barcelona tie is not over

It was a night to remember for the Uruguayan: his 30th birthday, his first goal against Barcelona and a goal to top his best-ever Champions League tally in a season. Luis Enrique will field his strongest defense with Gerard Pique back after being rested in Barca's 6-0 win away to Alaves on Saturday along with Sergi Roberto, Jordi Alba and Samuel Umtiti . Read More

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Cavaliers' Kevin Love Out 6 Weeks Following Knee Surgery

Cavaliers' Kevin Love Out 6 Weeks Following Knee Surgery

Replacing him will be a team effort; not a single player, no matter who it is, can replace an All-Star that averages a double-double. While the first game without Love went well , the next six weeks could be interesting. Williams is now on a 10-day contract with Cleveland after previously playing for the Miami Heat this season. Wiggins came to play Tuesday night. As the Cavs' Twitter explained, on Valentine's Day, Williams wasn't Mr. Read More

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White House: President Trump Fired Michael Flynn

White House: President Trump Fired Michael Flynn

It also doesn't appear that Flynn resigned because he publicly lied about his communications with Kislyak. Republican John McCain, chairman of the Senate armed services committee, said Mr Flynn's resignation was a "troubling indication of the dysfunction of the current national security apparatus" and raises questions about Mr Trump's intentions towards Russian Federation. Read More

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Why Bray Wyatt must retain his WWE Championship at WrestleMania 33

Why Bray Wyatt must retain his WWE Championship at WrestleMania 33

Cena was chasing the chance to win a record 17th world title but it always seemed more likely to come on a bigger stage. A Styles Clash by The Phenomenal One put Cena down for two. This was Naomi's first championship in WWE since her debut in 2010 and her victory represents the depth of the women's roster on SmackDown. The champion doesn't disclose what the injury actually is, and she is interrupted by Alexa Bliss . Read More

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PSG batters Barcelona in Champions League

You might also notice that most of his "highlights" are outside of the PSG box and according to Opta , last night was the first time in the Champions League this season where Messi didn't have a single touch in the opposition's box. It will be very hard at Camp Nou but we will try. Taking the pressure off his players, he added, "I'm responsible for this so don't look for anyone else to blame". Read More

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Newcastle stay top after late equaliser at Norwich

The manager expanded further on Norwich , with his words showing that he has acknowledged how to approach the match, "They're a very good team, with experience in the division". "We did it the last time we went up so everyone knows we are more than capable". They are hosting the league leaders, the Champions-elect: Newcastle United. Read More

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Magic trade Ibaka to Raptors for Ross, first-round pick

Magic trade Ibaka to Raptors for Ross, first-round pick

Toronto has All-Stars and gold medalists in the backcourt with Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan , he has a solid center in Jonas Valanciunas , and a "3&D" wing in DeMarre Carroll . This trade, today, looks like a laughable miscalculation, and - even though I sort of prefer Ross's contract over the four-year, $84 million deal Oladipo signed in October - the Magic downgraded in every possible way. Read More

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'Sloppy' Messi Slammed After Barca Hammering

'Sloppy' Messi Slammed After Barca Hammering

They got their breakthrough on 18 minutes, Di Maria curling a free-kick up and over the wall from just outside the box. Barcelona were not given as much share of the ball as they would have liked as their strategy was cancelled out by PSG's brilliance and quick movement on and off the ball, and Paris Saint Germain further went into the comfort zone as time wore on. Read More

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