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Speculation: Rooney to return to roots with possible Everton offer

Speculation: Rooney to return to roots with possible Everton offer

Whilst Rooney is past his best and has endured a frustrating season, his expected signing is still a coup for Everton, and would be a sign that Ronald Koeman's men are serious about challenging for ...

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England given powerful message by Gareth Southgate, says James Ward-Prowse

England given powerful message by Gareth Southgate, says James Ward-Prowse

He added: "You have to be playing at the top level". "We only had one conversation with him on the phone", Defoe said. Barnes believes that the former Under-21 boss is the right man for job and sh...

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Pittsburgh Steelers sign Knile Davis, Coty Sensabaugh to bolster depth

Pittsburgh Steelers sign Knile Davis, Coty Sensabaugh to bolster depth

Davis, the Kansas City Chiefs third-round draft pick in 2013, has played in 57 games in his four season, including two with the Green Bay Packers in 2016. Teresa Varley of the team's official web...

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EPL leader Chelsea beats Stoke 2-1 through late Cahill goal

EPL leader Chelsea beats Stoke 2-1 through late Cahill goal

The Spain worldwide was booked on 17 minutes for dissent after one tussle that left him on the floor, but improved in the second half and even struck the post as Chelsea threatened to extend their l...

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In a stunning move, Brad Underwood leaves Oklahoma State for IL

In a stunning move, Brad Underwood leaves Oklahoma State for IL

Austin. To me, this is a great hire because not only do his teams improve each season, but his teams have an identity - especially on the offensive side of the ball. In his one year in Stillwater, U...

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Ronald Koeman urges Everton fans not to boo contract rebel Romelu Lukaku

Ronald Koeman urges Everton fans not to boo contract rebel Romelu Lukaku

Conte has led Chelsea to the top of the English Premier League table with 66 points, ten points ahead of closest pursuers Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City. "Obviously, stuff is changing and stuff...

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USA Gymnastics president resigns amid sexual abuse investigation

USA Gymnastics president resigns amid sexual abuse investigation

Larry Nassar's abuse and the many other coaches who savaged children while USA Gymnastics looked the other way". "My decision to step aside as CEO is exclusively to support the best interests of USA...

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Dolphins meeting with free agent Dontari Poe

Dolphins meeting with free agent Dontari Poe

The Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms with two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Dontari Poe on Thursday. Scott Pioli , who was the general manager back in 2012 when Poe was drafted, is the assistant ...

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All charges dismissed against Darrelle Revis from February street fight

All charges dismissed against Darrelle Revis from February street fight

NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told NFL.com that the incident remains under review as part of the league's personal conduct policy. Revis appeared in municipal court Wednesday where the judge made a d...

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In Praise of the Unassailable DeMarcus Ware

In Praise of the Unassailable DeMarcus Ware

He thanked both organizations in his announcement. In his message, Ware thanked the "people in my life who had a hand in molding me into a great player and the God fearing man I am today". Ware is a...

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FA CUP - QF: Chelsea get job done over 10-man Man Utd

FA CUP - QF: Chelsea get job done over 10-man Man Utd

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is serving a three-match suspension while both Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial unavailable for selection. Kante found the bottom corner of the net with an effort that beat Man Un...

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Mike Glennon's contract with Bears includes $19M guaranteed

Mike Glennon's contract with Bears includes $19M guaranteed

Before we proceed, go ahead and get your jokes out of the way. He's started just five games since starting 13 in his rookie year. Time will tell and it's an unpopular opinion right now, but Mike Gl...

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Texans trade Brock Osweiler, 2018 second-round pick to Browns

Texans trade Brock Osweiler, 2018 second-round pick to Browns

That deal did not pay off for the Texans, who benched Osweiler late in the regular season in favor of Tom Savage . Does this mean the Texans will turn their attention to Tony Romo? To be exac...

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New York Jets Make More Cuts

In fact, it was willing to give him a contract extension, another source told Schefter. He had a disappointing second season in NY, after coming over in a 2015 trade from the Chicago Bears and immedia...

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Where will Adrian Peterson be playing in 2017?

The seven-time Pro Bowl running back and 2012 NFL MVP has proven doubters wrong before in the past, and is looking to return to form in 2017 after playing in just three games this past season. Since ...

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Roger Federer breezes past Benoit Paire in Dubai Open

Federer, a seven-time Dubai champion who holds a 48-5 record in 13 appearances, missed last year's tournament with a knee injury. He added, "I feel fresh and ready to go here". Federer was cheered a...

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Houston girl, 8, shot dead moments after auto crash

A reward of up to $15,000 is being offered for information leading to the identification and arrest of "the person or persons" involved in the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old Texas girl. I said, 'Baby...

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Andrew Bogut Covers Cavs Remaining Weakness

Andrew Bogut Covers Cavs Remaining Weakness

Former Dallas Maverick Deron Williams is on his way to Cleveland to become the Cavs' backup point guard. "He's a good shooter, he's a smart player". This tighter race has perhaps been one of the m...

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Red Bull launches new RB13 auto for 2017

Red Bull finished second in last year's constructors' championship with Ricciardo and Verstappen recording one victory apiece. Haas F1 driver Romain Grosjean during early testing of the VF17. Red Bu...

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United fans should urge Ibrahimovic to sign new deal - Mourinho

United fans should urge Ibrahimovic to sign new deal - Mourinho

My friend, I keep doing it. "I came to win and I'm winning". At times , like numerous United fans inside Wembley , I was on the edge of my seat in the press box, while occasionally also sinking lowe...

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Veteran Nick Mangold released by Jets

Veteran Nick Mangold released by Jets

It may sound plausible for the Giants to poach the former Ohio State star from the New York Jets, but it only makes sense if Mangold is willing to change his position. One thing is clear in NY, the re...

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Atletico Madrid have identified Antoine Griezmann's replacement

Atletico Madrid have identified Antoine Griezmann's replacement

Griezmann - who became Atletico's all-time leading goalscorer in the Champions League with his 13th strike in the competition against Bayer Leverkusen - has been the subject of interest from Arsenal a...

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Bottas: Flashpoints with Hamilton not inevitable

Bottas: Flashpoints with Hamilton not inevitable

Wider tyres and different aerodynamics are created to make cars faster, but with the speed comes more hard handling and higher G-forces for the drivers. The Finn said he had no real plan for how to be...

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Brooklyn Nets Trade Bojan Bogdanovic, Chris McCullough to Wizards

According to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , Washington has acquired forwards Bojan Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for forward Andrew Nicholson , guard Mar...

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LA, Paris left in race for 2024 Summer Olympics after Budapest withdraws

Bid supporters however insisted that Budapest, which unlike Paris or Los Angeles has never hosted the Games, was more suited than its rivals to the International Olympic Committee's low-priced Agenda ...

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The Rock calls CM Punk after WWE Raw ends

The Rock calls CM Punk after WWE Raw ends

Punk, who went through a bad breakup with WWE before eventually landing with UFC, didn't answer, but The Rock made the call worthwhile by leaving his former co-worker a voicemail. It was his dog's...

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NFL Star Darrelle Revis to Be Charged Following Pittsburgh Street Fight

Carson streets for a report that two males had been knocked unconscious. "Another 21-year-old male from Ross Township attempted to help the 22-year-old retrieve the cellphone". Jones said the into...

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Patriots fan gets Tom Brady tattoo on backside

Six of his teammates - Devin McCourty, Martellus Bennett, Chris Long, LeGarrette Blount, Alan Branch, Dont'a Hightower - have said they plan on skipping the expected upcoming visit. The following year...

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Cris Cyborg: Everyone Knows She's the 145-Pound Champion

With the creation of the women's featherweight division in the UFC, Justino doesn't plan on ever fighting below 145 pounds again. "I haven't lost in 10 years", Cyborg said. The title fight at UFC 208 ...

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Canadiens fire Therrien; appoint Julien as head coach

Julien was sacked last Tuesday by the Bruins, with whom he won the Stanley Cup in 2011. "I said that very honestly when I was let go by the Bruins I really felt like I should maybe sit back and let ...

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James lacks the personality for Real Madrid - Rincon

James lacks the personality for Real Madrid - Rincon

Still, Napoli performed well as a whole and aren't in a bad position heading back to the Stadio San Paolo for the second leg in a few weeks. Two of those goals came just minutes into the second ha...

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UFC Rumours: Georges St-Pierre close to finalizing new UFC contract

Rumors of St-Pierre's desire to return to the octagon began previous year when St-Pierre began preparations for his return by reentering the U.S Anti-doping Agency's (USADA) testing pool. "So the deal...

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SA, England players likely to leave IPL early

The right-to-match option, which will allow the franchises to get back their player if they match the highest bid he receives in the auctions next year, may prompt the teams to go all out for the top ...

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Bayern Munich 5-1 Arsenal: Goodnight, Europe

Arsene Wenger must have thought he'd dodged his bogey side when Arsenal topped Group A - only to see Carlo Ancelotti's men finish second in their pool. Manuel Neuer had suggested earlier that Arse...

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PSG eye CL quarters after battering Barcelona

PSG eye CL quarters after battering Barcelona

They also have free-scoring Edinson Cavani up front who has scored 31 times in 30 games this season. Blanc was derided for being tactically unsophisticated, relying too much on Zlatan Ibrahimovic...

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Packers release concussion-plagued No. 1 CB Sam Shields

Because the Packers have released him, Starks would be eligible to sign with a new team before the official beginning of free agency next month. Over his seven years as a Packer , the 30-year-old...

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Patriots Dont'a Hightower Not Going To White House: 'Been There, Done That'

Patriots Dont'a Hightower Not Going To White House: 'Been There, Done That'

White had a Super Bowl record 14 catches for 110 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime. The last time the Patriots were at the White House, Brady backed out of a team v...

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Joe Thomas on Justin Gilbert

In that time period, the corner made 35 tackles and one interception for the Browns.as well as featuring for their special team as a punt returner. The Steelers hoped Gilbert would add some youth an...

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AFCON 2017: Late victor brings consolation prize to Burkina Faso

AFCON 2017: Late victor brings consolation prize to Burkina Faso

The Egyptians will paly the victor of the second semifinal between Camerooun and Ghana in the final on Sunday. After winning an unprecedented hat-trick of Nations Cups between 2006 and 2010, Egypt f...

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Atlanta Falcons Offensive Coordinator Briefly Lost The Falcons Playbook

For some reason, Shanahan showed up to Opening Night at Minute Maid Park with the team's offensive game plan in his backpack. Kyle Shanahan almost had the worst day of his life Monday night in Ho...

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Thunder intrigued by possibly pairing Carmelo Anthony with Russell Westbrook

Thunder intrigued by possibly pairing Carmelo Anthony with Russell Westbrook

There has also been talk that he was offered to the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers, two teams that are a player or two away from really challenging for the Larry O'Brien trophy. Melo will pro...

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Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins "open minded" about leaving Washington Redskins

Now Cousins is back to where he was last offseason as a pending unrestricted free agent. If Cousins gets the franchise tag in 2017, he'll make about $24 million. This is what Allen said in July 2014: ...

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Barcelona confirm Busquets ankle injury

That superb chemistry was on display on Sunday as Barcelona rolled at Eibar. Barcelona squandered a glorious chance after 21 minutes as Lionel Messi played Luis Suarez through on goal , however...

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Rafael Nadal beats Alexander Zverev in exhilarating five-set thriller

Rafael Nadal beats Alexander Zverev in exhilarating five-set thriller

Much as Nadal was perfectly suited to beat Federer, Zverev is arguably better suited to beat Nadal than any player not named Novak Djokovic. For the mighty Spaniard with 14 Grand Slam titles and more ...

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Packers: Injured receivers would not play if it were regular-season game

Packers: Injured receivers would not play if it were regular-season game

Adams might still be able to play after testing out the ankle in warmups before the game on Sunday afternoon, even if he sits out practice on Saturday. "So probably maybe one or two of those guys may ...

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Focus should be on the players and the game

Focus should be on the players and the game

The game between Houston and New England was far from enjoyable as the Patriots came into the game as if it was already won. New England was in search of a fourth straight trip to the Super Bowl w...

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National Football League playoffs - AFC championship game betting preview

National Football League playoffs - AFC championship game betting preview

That run of also-ran and inexperienced quarterbacks the Patriots defense has devoured began with New England's last meeting with the Steelers, a 27-16 win on October 23 when Roethlisberger was sidel...

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Johnna Konta overpowers Agnieszka Radwanska in Sydney final

And it is Radwanska who stands in Konta's way once again, after the Pole triumphed 6-1 6-2 over Barbora Strycova . It was a timely reminder from Konta of how hard she's worked since becoming the fi...

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Vance Joseph tells inner circle he has deal to be Broncos coach

Vance Joseph tells inner circle he has deal to be Broncos coach

Joseph spent the past two days visiting at the Broncos facility and canceled a scheduled interview for the vacant San Diego Chargers head-coaching position when it was clear a deal was going down in ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo outshines Lionel Messi to bag Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award

Cristiano Ronaldo outshines Lionel Messi to bag Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award

Italian Claudio Ranieri won the coach of the year award for leading outsiders Leicester City to the English Premier League title. In 2016, the attacker helped Real Madrid clinch the UEFA Champions...

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