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Ex-Braves GM John Coppolella permanently banned; team loses prospects

Ex-Braves GM John Coppolella permanently banned; team loses prospects

The headliner among the prospects who will now become free agents is Venezuelan shortstop Kevin Maitan , who signed for $4.25 million after being rated by Baseball America as the top player in the 20...

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What's gone wrong at Atletico Madrid?

What's gone wrong at Atletico Madrid?

United were bitterly disappointed to miss out on Griezmann , who they thought was keen to move to Old Trafford where he could link up with worldwide team-mate, Paul Pogba. But, Griezmann insisted he...

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Nacho Monreal: 'Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez committed to Arsenal'

Nacho Monreal: 'Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez committed to Arsenal'

Schalke are enjoying somewhat of a resurgence this season with the club now in second-place in the German top-flight and a young, talented squad impressing (shoutout to USMNT midfielder Weston McKenn...

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Everton's Oumar Niasse charged with alleged act of simulation against Crystal Palace

Everton's Oumar Niasse charged with alleged act of simulation against Crystal Palace

Carlisle forward Shaun Miller was the first to be banned for two games in October and Niasse's fate will be decided by a panel consisting of one ex-match official, one ex-manager and one ex-player. " ...

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Lions hold recent edge, but table set for Vikings in Thanksgiving matchup

Lions hold recent edge, but table set for Vikings in Thanksgiving matchup

The Vikings snatched a division title from the Packers in Week 17 at Lambeau Field two years ago, beat Green Bay on national TV in the U.S. Bank Stadium opener last season and changed the complexion o...

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Snoop Dogg curses out Trump in heated video defending LaVar Ball

Snoop Dogg curses out Trump in heated video defending LaVar Ball

As shown in separate clips from the interview , Ball said, "I helped my son get out... of China". In the CNN interview, LaVar Ball said if Trump had brought the players back with him on Air Force...

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No One Expects Us To Beat Tottenham Hotspur, Dortmund Coach Admits

No One Expects Us To Beat Tottenham Hotspur, Dortmund Coach Admits

It means Pochettino is likely to take the chance to rotate his line-up, which could include a start for Rose, who was left out of the squad completely for Saturday's north London derby. "I will tell D...

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Aston Martin Vantage revealed - price, specs and release date

Aston Martin Vantage revealed - price, specs and release date

The grille has been enlarged considerably from previous Aston Martin cars, still with the core shape intact, but now covering the entire lower front of the coupe. The unit will likely be based on the ...

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Devonta Freeman officially ruled out for Monday night vs. Seahawks

Devonta Freeman officially ruled out for Monday night vs. Seahawks

All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman is out for the season with a torn Achilles and four-time Pro Bowl safety Kam Chancellor is likely done as well with a neck injury. The Atlanta Falcons head wes...

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Cavs beat Pistons for 5th straight win

Cavs beat Pistons for 5th straight win

Detroit was playing on back-to-back nights, its third game in four nights, against a rested team. LeBron James and James Crowder joined in to help Love in the win, each scoring 18 points, while no C...

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David Haye Injured, Withdraws From Tony Bellew Rematch

David Haye Injured, Withdraws From Tony Bellew Rematch

Haye was stopped by Bellew in an enthralling and dramatic contest back in March at London's O2 Arena. Earlier this month there were rumours, which appeared to originate in America, that Haye had bee...

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Zidane's Madrid held scoreless away in La Liga for the first time

Zidane's Madrid held scoreless away in La Liga for the first time

And ahead of their Champions League clash with APOEL, Zidane gave Benzema his vote of confidence to turn things around. Giorgos Donis' side are no pushovers, as Zidane noted in his pre-match news ...

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Tony Pulis gets the sack after West Brom's 11-game winless run

Tony Pulis gets the sack after West Brom's 11-game winless run

They have risen in the world rankings from 129th to a high of 20th in September and a year ago reached the knockout stages at the Euros. The Baggies were beaten 4-0 at home by Chelsea on Saturday....

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Dortmund vs. Tottenham: Eriksen and Pochettino's point of view

Dortmund vs. Tottenham: Eriksen and Pochettino's point of view

That sneer was silenced by the 3-1 demolition of Real under the giant arch, leaving Tottenham needing just three points from their final two games to guarantee finishing top of group H and being seede...

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£300m bid tabled for Newcastle

£300m bid tabled for Newcastle

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley will reportedly turn down the opening bid from proposed takeover firm PCP Partners, which is led by British businesswoman Amanda Staveley . However, it is unders...

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Ramos sits out Real Madrid's trip to APOEL

Ramos sits out Real Madrid's trip to APOEL

A 3-1 defeat by Tottenham was a setback but one counter-balanced by Borussia Dortmund's inability to claim more than two points in two meetings with the Cypriot champions: the Bundesliga side, runners...

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Brighton fights back twice, draws 2-2 with Stoke in EPL

Brighton fights back twice, draws 2-2 with Stoke in EPL

Albion twice fought back after falling behind, first when Pascal Gross cancelled out Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's opening goal, and then when Izquierdo struck after Kurt Zouma had restored Stoke's l...

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Danny Rose in contention to start for Tottenham against Borussia Dortmund

Danny Rose in contention to start for Tottenham against Borussia Dortmund

Today, he trained with the team and told him he'd play. "He is doing well, " Pochettino said. Poch insisted: "There are no issues with him". Harry Kane and Dele Alli were both taken off in the...

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Nationals release 2018 Spring Training schedule

Nationals release 2018 Spring Training schedule

On Monday, the Washington Nationals released the schedule for 2018 Spring Training, their second season at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. They will open Grapefruit League play February 23 in Dunedi...

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Marcus Rashford's Manchester United Idol Will Surprise And Confuse You

Marcus Rashford's Manchester United Idol Will Surprise And Confuse You

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has enjoyed something of a meteoric rise over the past couple of years. I think that [fear factor] is still there. Last season Rashford and Martial were in...

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MPs Put Pressure On Government For 'Gig Economy' Reform

MPs Put Pressure On Government For 'Gig Economy' Reform

The July report by Matthew Taylor , chief executive of the Royal Society of Arts, recommended reforms to make it clearer whether people in work qualify for full employment rights, should be classed a...

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Jimmy Butler double-doubles for Timberwolves on Sunday

Jimmy Butler double-doubles for Timberwolves on Sunday

The loss ended Minnesota's three-game winning streak. Butler had been fouled on a three-point shot with the Timberwolves down by three, and he hit the first two shots. Perhaps Butler would have mi...

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Packers running back Aaron Jones facing citations after traffic stop

Packers running back Aaron Jones facing citations after traffic stop

Jones, a former running back at the University of Texas at El Paso, entered a not guilty plea on November 15, ESPN reports . Jones, 22, was pulled over traveling 79 miles per hour in a 55 mile-per-...

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Lincoln Riley announces punishment for Baker Mayfield

Lincoln Riley announces punishment for Baker Mayfield

Mayfield has been thoroughly dominant in his senior season, throwing for 3,186 yards, 34 touchdowns and five interceptions while completing 70.8 percent of his passing attempts while registering a pas...

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Former Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos lands with Chicago Bears

Former Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos lands with Chicago Bears

Interestingly enough, Santos will replace another former Chiefs kicker in Connor Barth , who kicked for Kansas City for 10 games during his rookie season almost a decade ago. Now that he's healed, ...

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Arsenal close in on Borussia Dortmund's 'Diamond Eye'

Arsenal close in on Borussia Dortmund's 'Diamond Eye'

Mislintat was instrumental in acquiring Kagawa for a mere €350,000 (£310k) from Japanese club Cerezo Osaka in 2010. Mislintat had been at Dortmund for nearly a decade, during which time the Bundesli...

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Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid - Team-Sheets

Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid - Team-Sheets

The importance of the game means Atlético have been working for days on improvements to the stadium and security to ensure it is a spectacle for rojiblanco fans . However, the Real talisman has scor...

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Chelsea boss Conte blasts fixture list as he discusses title chase

Chelsea boss Conte blasts fixture list as he discusses title chase

However, the Italian thinks that things could have been a little different had the fixture list been altered, given the Blues lost 0-1 to City in September less than 72 hours after a gruelling Champi...

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Pep Guardiola on loss of John Stones: Champions must handle tough situations

Pep Guardiola on loss of John Stones: Champions must handle tough situations

It was during his time at Sunderland that Van Aanholt displayed his offensive threat, scoring four times and adding a further three assists in the 2015/16 Premier League season. A purported deadline...

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Broncos reportedly fire offensive coordinator Mike McCoy

Broncos reportedly fire offensive coordinator Mike McCoy

Denver started the season well, including a 42-point game in a Week 2 win over the Cowboys, but had scored only 14.6 points per game since then. The Broncos have averaged just 18.3 points per game -...

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