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Their dramatic last-ball victory over Lahore Qalanders on Saturday seemed to give the struggling side the impetus they needed and they mustered another courageous effort to pull off a five-wicket win over Dwayne Smith's Islamabad United with a ball remaining at the Dubai International Stadium.
  • Amid rumors, Paul George vows to stay with Pacers

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    George can opt out of his current deal after next season. George has one year left on his contract after this year. The Indiana Pacers are reportedly thinking of going into a different direction by trading George to start building the team around Myles Turner.
  • Atlanta Hawks bolster frontcourt in trade with Philadelphia 76ers for Ersan Ilyasova

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    Ersan Ilyasova is slated to earn $8.4 Million. Saric was already trending up and he's simply must-own as the obvious starting PF with Ilyasova out of town. Splitter, 32, is in his seventh National Basketball Association season. On the day of the trade, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported his return "is not imminent" but the Hawks did not expect him to miss the entire season.
  • NFL Hall of Fame Game moved to a Thursday

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    With the Rams in Los Angeles and former Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson headlining the class, the National Football League clearly went with the safe choice by choosing the Cardinals to represent Warner while choosing the Cowboys to honor team owner Jerry Jones, who is also among this year's enshrinees.
  • UNC men's basketball uses strong second half to blow by Louisville

    UNC men's basketball uses strong second half to blow by Louisville

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    A career 30 percent 3-point shooter, Jackson has hovered around the 40-percent mark all season, having knocked down at least two 3-pointers in 14 straight games. You win a game like that and your season goes from good to special. Going back to November, Louisville does have a win over Kentucky, Duke beat Florida and Carolina won the Maui tourney with one-sided decisions over Oklahoma State and Wisconsin.
  • Twitter reacts as Lewis beats Browne at UFC Halifax

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    Sunday, Lewis got through a awful first round in which Browne peppered him with brutal body kicks before turning things around in the second. "I appreciated [referee Mario Yamasaki] letting the fight go a little longer than what it should".
  • Force India F1 team launches VJM10 for 2017 Formula 1 season

    Force India F1 team launches VJM10 for 2017 Formula 1 season

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    Perez agrees with Mallya's aim, saying the stability within Force India gives it every chance of delivering another competitive auto. When I think back to 2008 and the task facing us, it's remarkable to see the progress we have made and the way the team has evolved.
  • Budapest drops 2024 Games bid - state media

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    Earlier on Wednesday, Tarlos, who only began to support the bid after Agenda 2020 promised to make hosting the Olympics more affordable, had urged a fast resolution of the issue. The last time only two cities were left in the bidding was in 1988, when Seoul beat Nagoya, Japan, after an International Olympic Committee vote. There has been speculation that both cities could ultimately win a bid, however, with one city getting the 2024 Games and the other claiming the 2028 Olympics.
  • The Lakers Just Made a Huge Announcement About Magic Johnson

    The Lakers Just Made a Huge Announcement About Magic Johnson

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    She used it to chart a new course for the Lakers, who are mired in the worst four-year stretch in the 16-time National Basketball Association champion franchise's glorious history. The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the best, and most historic, franchises in sports, but they have been the laughing stock of the National Basketball Association for the past few seasons.
  • Claudio Ranieri admits he had options to leave Leicester

    Claudio Ranieri admits he had options to leave Leicester

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    Ranieri had already started to smile before the reporter finished a question about whether the Italian should be seen as the matador or the bull in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Sevilla. "I'm pleased that the club want to renew my contract but I only want to live in the moment so it's hard to think about the future when the present is so exciting", he said.
  • Jared Odrick hits free agency after release from Jaguars

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    Injuries to his elbow and shoulder plagued his 2016 campaign. Odrick was the No. 28 pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Odrick had signed a five-year, $42.5 million deal with Jacksonville in 2015, but after missing eight games with an elbow injury in 2016 the Jaguars made a decision to cut bait.
  • Mo Farah says Birmingham Grand Prix will be his last indoor race

    Mo Farah says Birmingham Grand Prix will be his last indoor race

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    The women's 1,000m saw Britain's Laura Muir just miss out on a world record as she won in two minutes 31.93 seconds. It is weird thinking about it and saying goodbye. Muir will head to Belgrade for the European Indoor Championships from 3-5 March as favourite in both the 1500m and 3,000m. "I am delighted - I really wanted to get the win, that was really important".
  • Kane nets hat-trick as Tottenham stroll past Fulham

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    Eriksen missed a great opportunity to double Spurs' lead on 26 minutes when Kane dispossessed Cairney and played him in down the right of the area, but the Dane blazed his shot high over the bar from a tight angle. Of course, Fulham will need to be at the top of their game both offensively and defensively if they're to record an upset on Sunday and crucial to the latter will be on-loan Chelsea youngster Tomas Kalas.
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    Pep Guardiola: "I will never coach again at Barcelona"

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    Luis Enrique's position at the Nou Camp is coming under ever increasing scrutiny, with Sampaoli reported to be a leading candidate to take over the reins in the summer. "That is just my point of view". As in the game against PSG, only goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen and forward Neymar really looked in the mood, along with goalscorer Messi, while Leganes' leveller came from yet another Sergi Roberto error.
  • The Russian Bear Has Passed Away

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    He had been struggling with liver cancer. After news of his death surfaced, condolences were spread on social media. He began performing as Russian villain Koloff in 1967 and spent the next three decades wrestling all over the world as a top heel.
  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga earns 400th win, reaches Rotterdam final

    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga earns 400th win, reaches Rotterdam final

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    Herbert had eight aces and secured the only break of the match , while saving all three break points he faced. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) during his match against Denis Istomin (UZB), during the second round of the ABN AMRO-tennis tournament in Rotterdam , the Netherlands, Thursday, 16 February 2017.
  • Karolina Pliskova takes Qatar Open title

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    Wozniacki then eased past Olympic gold-medallist Puig 6-1 6-2, while Pliskova's semi-final saw her battle to a 6-4 4-6 6-3 triumph against third seed Dominika Cibulkova. Despite her hope of winning Wimbledon, Pliskova has constantly underperformed at the All-England Club. The Czech finally got her chance in the final game, flicking over a short, low-floating forehand which Wozniacki buried into the net to give Pliskova the match.
  • Man City may have lost Jesus for season, says Guardiola

    Man City may have lost Jesus for season, says Guardiola

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    And he was right to look unhappy as Manchester City medical staff believe he will spend three months in rehabilitation, potentially ruling him out for the rest of the campaign. Sergio was more than professional. However, he then suffered an unfortunate injury blow against Bournemouth and he had to be substituted after just 15 minutes in a game where he had once again replaced Sergio Aguero in the starting XI.
  • MSUPD submits warrant requests for alleged MSU football investigation

    MSUPD submits warrant requests for alleged MSU football investigation

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    The release also revealed that the office will make a decision about the warrant requests in the "short-term future", ESPN.com reported. In a statement released this morning, the prosecutor's office said it has received warrant requests from the Michigan State University Police Department and expects the department will submit additional "evidentiary materials" today.
  • Manchester City Women Make Huge Statement by Signing US Superstar Carli Lloyd

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    In addition to this superb season, Manchester City remained undefeated in the league and continues to break domestic attendance records. Her deal also includes City's Women's Champions League and FA Cup campaigns. "Carli has had an incredible career and is recognised as one of the best in the world". Lloyd has 96 goals in 232 global appearances with the national team.
  • UConn pushes unprecedented win streak to 100 games, by the numbers

    UConn pushes unprecedented win streak to 100 games, by the numbers

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    In six wins against ranked opponents an average of 25 fouls have been called against the Gamecocks' opponents, while the number drops to 15 foul shots per game in losses to Duke and Tennessee. Today, on February 14, there is a lot to love from UConn women's basketball winning their 100th game last night, to student-athletes at Arkansas spending time with military veterans.
  • Ronaldo sets personal best for Real Madrid assists in Champions League

    Ronaldo sets personal best for Real Madrid assists in Champions League

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    Real extended their lead in the 54th minute courtesy of sublime strike from Casemiro , leaving Pepe Reina with no chance. Keen to avoid the same kind of humiliation endured by La Liga rivals Barcelona - defeated 4-0 at Paris St Germain on Tuesday - Real started with plenty of intent, with Benzema bringing a superb save out of Reina in the first minute.
  • Charles Oakley's lifetime MSG ban is already over

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    Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams charged in a report released yesterday that MSG security staff "basically targeted" Mr. Oakley prior to his arrest, comparing the incident to the brutal death of Eric Garner at the hands of the NYPD in 2014.
  • Eddie Jones installs England as fittest team in Europe after Cardiff joy

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    As England close in on New Zealand's 18 match winning streak, it is becoming increasingly clear that Jones has indeed fashioned a squad of players are comparable with the mighty All Blacks. "We'll try to learn from those last 10 minutes where we went wrong". "I'm told that the GPS system the Welsh coaches were using indicated Moriarty wasn't covering as much ground as the first half - but that doesn't mean he wasn't playing well".
  • Fernando Torres experienes peak and trough during Atletico Madrid thriller

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    After controlling the ball inside the penalty area with his back to goal, he pulled off a sensational overhead strike to loop the ball over the keeper and into the back of the net - vintage Torres. Gameiro should have scored himself in the second minute of stoppage time when hitting the frame of the goal from close range, but little did it matter, as Atletico held on to regain fourth place at Real Sociedad's expense.