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Xavi: 'Pep Guardiola could sign Jack Wilshere'

In turn, Xavi has discussed the situation and revealed that he believes Guardiola will be looking at making the signing this summer with uncertainty over whether or not Wilshere will remain in north London in the long-term. "If it wasn't for the issues he has had with injuries I am sure he would be one of the best midfield players in the world". Wilshere made a lasting impression on Guardiola - then Barcelona manager - six years ago when he dominated a midfield containing Xavi and Andres ... Read More

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Oscar victor Tilda Swinton is favourite to become the next Dr Who

To the fans who are new to the show, the Doctor has the ability to regenerate another full life whenever he is about to die. Most of the Doctor Who stars have been pitching female actresses for the spot with David Tennant betting on his Broadchurch co-star Olivia Colman , Capaldi on Harry Potter actress Frances de la Tour, and Paul McGann on Doctor Strange's Tilda Swinton . Read More

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Paris Saint-Germain crushes Barcelona in Champions League Play

Paris Saint-Germain crushes Barcelona in Champions League Play

There are worse places to spend Valentine's Day than in Paris , especially if you have previously spent many happy years in France winning various silverware including two Ligue 1 titles. We heard people talk about 'could they last throughout the 90 minutes.' They lasted throughout it and more. And in terms of keeping hold of Verratti, it seems a run in the Champions League could hold the key. Read More

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Making history: India's top Test run of form

If your team is 45 for five, you can't go there and play your natural game, hit one in the air and get out and say "I was playing my natural game". India-Australia series are notoriously feisty affairs - the 2008 contest Down Under was nearly called off following the infamous "Monkeygate" incident as animosity between the old foes threatened to boil over. Read More

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Detroit Red Wings Unveil Jersey Patch Honoring Mike Ilitch

In turn, Taubman promised to find the best home possible. Ilitch not only owned the Red Wings, but also the Detroit Tigers, Little Caesars (and those addicting Hot-N-Ready pizzas), the Fox Theatre, and Olympia Entertainment. "We were very fortunate to be around Mr. and Mrs. Ilitch", Draper said. In fact, Keith called him the "lead donor". Despite the city's decline in the decades following, Ilitch stayed in his hometown, earning him much admiration. Read More

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Ben Simmons' Foot May Not Yet Be Fully Healed

Philadelphia 76ers fans have been patiently waiting to see what No. 1 overall draft pick Ben Simmons looks like on an National Basketball Association court, and one reporter believes they may have to wait until next season. Head coach Brett Brown is adamant that the rookie forward will get on the court before the end of this season. Embiid has brought hope to Philadelphia, something shared only by a passionate few when the Sixers were going through the early process of rebuilding. Read More

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New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis reportedly under investigation for altercation

New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis reportedly under investigation for altercation

Revis played his college ball at Pitt. According to his lawyer, Revis was reportedly injured and sought medical treatment. According to WTAE-TV, an officer saw Revis, 31, speaking to two men. Revis' friend walked up and the two men allege they were punched, with one suffering broken bones under his eye. Revis told the men to leave him alone and the group engaged in a shoving match. Read More

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Manchester United confirmed lineup vs Saint-Etienne: Mkhitaryan rested; Fellaini, Romero start

Manchester United confirmed lineup vs Saint-Etienne: Mkhitaryan rested; Fellaini, Romero start

As José Mourinho suggested yesterday, perhaps the only satisfying result for Mrs Pogba, who will be watching from the family box at Old Trafford, would be a draw. "I think they will win silverware this year". There may be trouble ahead, José Mourinho warned before this game, channelling Irving Berlin in an attempt to point out that Manchester United will inevitably face a fixture pile-up if they continue to fight on four fronts. Read More

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Di Maria leaves Barca on the brink

Di Maria leaves Barca on the brink

That second leg match will hold at the Nou Camp on Wednesday, March 8. "Very honestly, I do not want to think about that". Di Maria hit a goal in each half on his 29th birthday and each time gave his traditional celebration, forming a heart with his hands. Read More

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Watch Europa League Online, Game and TV Info

Watch Europa League Online, Game and TV Info

However, I must say that the French side were a little fortunate to progress to the knockout stage of this competition. "But we can not choose competitions so we play to win ". We have two doors still open. The occasion has Paul and Florentin's other brother, Mathias, rooting for both sides. Florentin Pogba , 26, is poised to line up in Saint-Etienne's defence at Old Trafford. Read More

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Thomas ties mark as Celtics get past 76ers

He had only four in the third quarter but then came through again in the fourth. Would've been nice to squeak out that win in Boston last night. "It's pretty special to know that. Now, the Celtics' apparent unwillingness to trade the 2017 Nets pick doesn't eliminate them from the Butler sweepstakes, though the Bulls reportedly want a lot in exchange for the talented swingman. Read More

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Draymond Green: Knicks' Dolan using a slave master mentality

Draymond Green: Knicks' Dolan using a slave master mentality

Technically Oakley wasn't still on the Knicks when once Dolan took control of the team in 2000. That's a slave mentality. Green made the comments on his podcast, which emerged prior to Wednesday's game against the Sacramento Kings and referenced Dolan having Oakley forcibly removed from the Garden last week following a heated dispute between the pair. Read More

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Arsenal draw Bayern Munich in 2018 Champions League round of 16

Then again there are others who feel that it was the less vocal fans who are to blame for Wenger staying on too long and Arsenal becoming locked in a cycle of fourth-placed finishes and chastening defeats in big matches . Wenger acknowledges his side face a "massive" challenge. "Spineless!" screamed Britain's Dail Mail while The Times described Arsenal's latest European chastisement as "Groundhog Day". Read More

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Usain Bolt: Sprinter loses one Olympic gold over teammate's failed dope test

Usain Bolt: Sprinter loses one Olympic gold over teammate's failed dope test

As a result the Jamaican team was stripped of the gold medal they had won while running a then World Record 37.10 seconds. Carter's was one of 454 selected doping samples retested by the International Olympic Committee a year ago. Bolt has been severely impacted by the decision as his achievement of winning the 100m, 200m and relay in three successive Olympic Games in Beijing, London and Rio - known as the 'triple-triple - has been wiped from history. Read More

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Greg Maddux, Red Bull prank Kris Bryant in Las Vegas

A portly sound guy stepped in and began zipping the ball past Bryant much to his surprise. Sound guy Maddox volunteered to step in, but Bryant was initially opposed to the idea. "What is this? He's pretty good". Last season, Kris Bryant pranked the baseball team at Mesa Community College. "I was doing the pranking previous year", Bryant said. Read More

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Scouting Combine: Participants and Schedule

Scouting Combine: Participants and Schedule

The NFL Network and NFL.com will have coverage of the Scouting Combine. It's unclear exactly why, although some pundits suggest it could have to do with some off-the-field troubles Kelly has had in the past. Former Buckeye H-Back Dontre Wilson will not be among them. That ranks tied for sixth in the nation in total draft selections since the 2010 draft. Read More

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Albert released by Dolphins; Tunsil to move to tackle

Albert released by Dolphins; Tunsil to move to tackle

Albert had two years left on his contract, but neither season carried any guaranteed money. He will collect $10.6 million this year and a release would save the Dolphins over $7 million with just over $3 miillion in dead space. While his athleticism has declined, Albert will still get calls from National Football League teams due to his experience and Pro Bowl resume. Laremy Tunsil, a first-round draft pick in 2016, will be moving into the starting left tackle spot after starting most of his ... Read More

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Ko hopeful after frustrating start to Australian Open

Scotland's Michele Thomson, who sits tied for sixth at 5-under after the first round, is making her first LPGA start this week. "Every year is getting better and I look forward to 2017 to see what it has got in store for me". "I got to get a feel for the hotels, the golf courses, what travelling to that place was like, the time changes. It was a good round for me", said the world No 44 who finished at tied fifth in the season opener in Bahamas two weeks ago. Read More

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Champions League: PSG face daunting Barcelona visit

Knowing a big first leg lead would be needed to quell the impending Barca Camp Nou storm, PSG turned on the style in their own backyard, giving everything their fans would have dreamed of and more. The only time PSG eliminated Barcelona in the Champions League was in 1994-95 quarter-finals (3-2 on aggregate). "I'm responsible for this, " Luis Enrique said. Read More

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Notices of demand issued to Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif

The violence-hit country has not hosted a high-profile foreign team since a 2009 gun and bomb attack on the Sri Lankan cricket side that killed eight people and injured nine others, including visiting players. Sharjeel and Latif, playing for Islamabad United in the PSL, were sent home last week following what the PCB said was an "an ongoing investigation into an worldwide syndicate which is believed to be attempting to corrupt the Pakistan Super League". Read More

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Montreal pips Paris in global 'best student city' ranking

The ranking , since the inaugural ranking of 2012, places Montreal in the top spot for the first time. Indian cities have performed reasonably well in the affordability metric and the cost of living for each city has been evaluated. Melbourne was the second-best student city last year but dropped three places to rank fifth this year. The desirability score measures a number of indicators pertaining to quality of life, including pollution, corruption, and safety. Read More

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Tottenham's Dier refuses to give up on league title

The England global midfielder has already scored 11 Premier League goals this season - one more than he managed in the whole of last term - and Dier believes his best friend and teammate is at the right club. It's incredible that no-one took him. £5m! "United should have signed him then and there. So I'm sure he'd want to be part of that". In September Alli signed a six year contract with the North London club, however his impressive performances this season have reportedly attracted the ... Read More

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Real Madrid's Toni Kroos would be 'perfect' at Man United - Paul Scholes

Real Madrid's Toni Kroos would be 'perfect' at Man United - Paul Scholes

So there you have it- the United trio who will be missing this one, but everyone else is match fit. "Maybe it will be reassessed at the end of the season if he's in and out of the team". Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has lifted the lid on the disappointment at Old Trafford after the club missed out on signing Ronaldinho. He will want to be at a team where he is playing every week. Read More

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Eric Bledsoe's big game not enough as Phoenix falls to New Orleans

Davis grabbed the rebound on Evans' missed layup in traffic and floated in a hook. Tucker had 16 rebounds. Phoenix led by 12 in the first half and 89-82 with 8:06 left. New Orleans played without forwards Terrence Jones (thumb) and Donte Cunningham (personal). Bledsoe also led the game in assists, with 13. Bledsoe and Booker had four fouls apiece through three quarters. Read More

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After Serge Ibaka trade, the Magic still have work to do

Serge Ibaka is headed north of the border after the Orlando Magic agreed to trade the three-time All-Defensive First Teamer to the Toronto Raptors for Terrence Ross and a 2017 first-round pick, The Vertical reported Tuesday. The front office seems to be stuck between competing now and blowing it all up , and if this move is any indication, they're favoring the latter. This year's draft is said to be deep with talent, so the Magic could pick up a promising young player as well. Read More

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Raptors acquire Serge Ibaka from Magic for Terrence Ross, pick

Raptors acquire Serge Ibaka from Magic for Terrence Ross, pick

Toronto will give up 26-year-old Ross, who they drafted eighth overall in the 2012 draft. Ibaka was traded from Oklahoma City to Orlando last June and was seen as a key part of a Magic resurgence. The Raptors don't necessarily have the shooting to replace him, but they do have a rotation-ready wing in the form of Norman Powell who has steadily made a case for greater playing time. Read More

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