• Atiku, Duke, others congratulate Super Eagles over 2019 AFCON qualification
Atiku, Duke, others congratulate Super Eagles over 2019 AFCON qualification

Nigeria always looked risky with their forays and they were the most likely to find the breakthrough, which came nine minutes into the game when Bafana defender Buhle Mkhwanazi deflected Kalu Ojim's cross past keeper Itumeleng Khune. Mothiba might not have had the service but bustled against big, physical defenders and added to his impressive strik...

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  • Will Cleveland Browns Consider Condoleezza Rice for Coach?
Will Cleveland Browns Consider Condoleezza Rice for Coach?

The 64-year-old Rice would be an historic and outside-the-box candidate for the Browns, who fired Hue Jackson last month after he won just three games in two-plus seasons and went 0-16 in 2017. She has never coached football at any level, however. Rice served as national security adviser and secretary of state in the George W. Bush administration...

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  • Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks
Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks

Green Bay (4-4-1) snapped a two-game losing streak with a 31-12 thumping of Miami last week. The Seahawks are in a lot better shape coming out of their lone Thursday game this season. The Packers held the lead for three and a half quarters before Russell Wilson led an impressive drive that ended in a touchdown to go ahead by three in the four...

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  • England have 'great chance' to win second Test despite Sri Lanka fightback
England have 'great chance' to win second Test despite Sri Lanka fightback

Burns has played attacking cricket here that he is not necessarily renowned for on the county circuit responding to Root's request to be positive, while Jennings has emerged from the shadow of Cook, although questions clearly remain about his technique against pace.

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  • Burnout claims continue as Novak Djokovic beats Alexander Zverev at ATP finals
Burnout claims continue as Novak Djokovic beats Alexander Zverev at ATP finals

There was much hope that yesterday's match between the two players would make for a rare competitive encounter at The O2 arena, but the world No 1 Djokovic took full advantage of a Zverev capitulation to triumph 6-4, 6-1 in 67 minutes. Breaks of serve were exchanged in the second set before Cilic was required to save a match point at 4-5. "A win ...

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  • Minnesota Turned Down FIVE Trades Before Sending Jimmy Butler To Philadelphia
Minnesota Turned Down FIVE Trades Before Sending Jimmy Butler To Philadelphia

I think everybody still has the same job to do, and everybody's expected to be the same player that they've always been. "It is what it is, but I think I'm an incredible human being, teammate and I'll show that to the guys that are here". That saw Butler assume the role of primary ball handler in the final-quarter as Simmons was forced to take a su...

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  • Cooper Kupp tears ACL in Rams' Week 10 victory
Cooper Kupp tears ACL in Rams' Week 10 victory

With a looming matchup against the previously undefeated Los Angeles Rams up next, the 24-year-old back could be a key to the Seahawks pulling off a road upset. "You're ahead, you're behind, you're catching up, you just keep fighting". I kind of anxious about two or three plays ahead instead of the one play that I needed to focus on.

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  • Draymond Green Suspended Without Pay for Argument With KD
Draymond Green Suspended Without Pay for Argument With KD

The Warriors are working through the issues on Tuesday that may have been created or even advanced. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the situation was one of the most volatile exchanges in the Warriors' championship run. Teammates argued with Green over his choice in the final moments to keep the ball instead of passing to Durant for a try...

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  • Sarri: Chelsea unlucky not to beat Everton after improved second half display
Sarri: Chelsea unlucky not to beat Everton after improved second half display

I have been doing yoga since I have been at Chelsea ". It's a good question. "I think the next away game (at Vidi in Hungary in December) some players will rest". "For the referee, though, it can be hard to show a yellow card in the first minute". Everton set up to be compact, with Sigurdsson crucial in eliminating the space for Jorginho - w...

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  • Caris LeVert dislocates right foot, should return this season
Caris LeVert dislocates right foot, should return this season

Nets team orthopedist Martin O'Malley evaluated LeVert on Tuesday and said he would be able to begin rehabilitation with hope of returning this season. The leg bent and LeVert's foot was visibly displaced. The stunned team went to the locker room for halftime, where Joe Harris said after the game the discussion - what there was - had nothing to...

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  • Jones tells Japan to 'pray' ahead of England clash
Jones tells Japan to 'pray' ahead of England clash

They led from the second minute until the 60th as early tries by Chris Ashton and Dylan Hartley helped them to a scarcely-believable 15-0 lead that was gradually eroded. Against South Africa fortune smiled on England as Angus Gardner decided a no-arms late tackle by Owen Farrell was legal, nearly certainly sparing them defeat in the openi...

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  • Man City dominate Man Utd, Liverpool win but Chelsea, Arsenal stumble
Man City dominate Man Utd, Liverpool win but Chelsea, Arsenal stumble

United's sloppiness - with Jesse Lingard conceding possession on the halfway line - set Sergio Aguero on the run for a move he completed with City's second three minutes into the second half. After falling behind to a spectacular volley by Cristiano Ronaldo, United came from behind through a free kick by Juan Mata and an own goal by Leonardo Bonu...

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  • Xherdan Shaqiri Starts - Liverpool Team vs Fulham Confirmed
Xherdan Shaqiri Starts - Liverpool Team vs Fulham Confirmed

Instead, play was allowed to carry on and Fulham were punished. Things may have gone differently had Fulham not seen a goal debatably disallowed moments before Liverpool's opener, but it was the same story of lapses of concentration in defence costing Slavisa Jokanovic 's newly-promoted outfit.

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  • Carmelo Anthony's teammates don't believe he will return to Houston Rockets
Carmelo Anthony's teammates don't believe he will return to Houston Rockets

Anthony, 34, signed a one-year, $2.4 million veteran's minimum contract with the Rockets after he agreed to a buyout with the Atlanta Hawks before the start of the season. "We're struggling as a team, and it's my job, it's Coach's job to figure this thing out". You can imagine the two sides aren't going to agree that the answer is increasing An...

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  • Barcelona 3, Real Betis 4: Messi nets brace in loss
Barcelona 3, Real Betis 4: Messi nets brace in loss

Lo Celso blasted a shot towards goal and it seemed routine enough for Ter Stegen but the ball squirmed through his grasp and into the back of the net to deepen Barcelona's misery. We came from a run of very good results. Barcelona tried to respond quickly and it took a great save from Pau Lopez to tip over Clement Lenglet's volley from Mess...

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  • Army vs Duke Basketball Highlights (2018-19)
Army vs Duke Basketball Highlights (2018-19)

In that game Tuesday night, Blue Devils freshman Zion Williamson scored 28 points on an eye-popping array of athletic moves punctuated by dunks, complemented by defensive blocks at the other end. (2) CT 85, OHIO STATE 53: Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 points and host UConn opened its quest for a 12th national title with a rout of the Buckeyes (...

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  • Sarri backs Barkley to be one of Europe’s best midfielders
Sarri backs Barkley to be one of Europe’s best midfielders

Chelsea now sit two points behind Manchester City and with the league leaders taking on Manchester United in Sunday's 4.30pm kick-off, Maurizio Sarri will know this is a great opportunity to apply some pressure on Pep Guardiola's men. "I like Ross very much". "It wasn't easy to play a good game here, it was all the conditions to play badly, ...

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  • Games Against Manchester City Are Games I Love - Manchester United Star
Games Against Manchester City Are Games I Love - Manchester United Star

Jose Mourinho has described the quality of Manchester City's work on the pitch as "untouchable" while refusing to get embroiled in the controversy about alleged Financial Fair Play breaches made by his rivals. Mourinho, asked about the FFP allegations facing City, said: "It's hard for me to answer because I focus on my job". How do I watch online...

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  • Dez Bryant Suffers Torn Achilles In Practice
Dez Bryant Suffers Torn Achilles In Practice

Bryant, according to multiple reports, likely tore his Achilles tendon on Friday - ending his season before it even started . Bryant joined the Saints this week after a long stint as a free agent. "I won't question the man upstairs. this is the ultimate test. Thank you everyone for the prayers". But, all that's on hold for now while the 30-y...

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  • England Coach Southgate Defends Decision To Honour Rooney
England Coach Southgate Defends Decision To Honour Rooney

Jadon Sancho , who became the first player born since 2000 to play for England when he came off the bench against Croatia , is also among the squad having scored four goals in his last five games for Borussia Dortmund. "But there's some players in positions I want to see and I'm excited about". 'I always want to be consulted on the football an...

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