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Thomas is in lineup after missing 2 games with knee injury

Thomas is in lineup after missing 2 games with knee injury

Will Wade is leaving VCU to take the LSU head coaching position. The 31-year-old started four games at left tackle last season when Trent Williams was serving a suspension. The Wizards had lost 98-93 to the Charlotte Hornet in their last game on Saturday night. And in what has been a career season shooting 3's this season for Crowder (39.7 percent), he knows Thomas' presence has opened things up for him as much as any other Celtic. Read More

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Red hot Lukaku bags brace in Everton's 4-0 win

Everybody loves Rom", Koeman said of Lukaku, who has just over two years remaining on his current deal. If he gets that space he will punish the opposition and that's one of his big qualities. "But I think everybody needs to understand ambitions, and his situation I tried to explain - he's a professional player and his commitment maybe looks different because of two or three quotes in the press but he is young and we can see these things". Read More

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School district says Le'Veon Bell can't attend prom due to policy

School district says Le'Veon Bell can't attend prom due to policy

According to Annysa Johnson of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , Ava Tarantino , a 17-year-old student at Waukesha West, will attend the prom's opening ceremonies with Bell, but can not take him to the dance, citing district policy. Bell responded with a tweet that said, "a deal is a deal" and he'd see Tarantino at prom. Waukesha School District spokeswoman Terry Schuster alluded to Bell's run-in with the law in 2015 when explaining the decision. Read More

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Giants Expected To Sign Ex-Jets QB Geno Smith

Giants Expected To Sign Ex-Jets QB Geno Smith

At 26, Smith said he wanted to have a shot at starting elsewhere, but that won't happen anytime soon behind Manning, who has started 199 straight games, which is the most among active quarterbacks. Smith, a second-round pick back in 2013, boasts a career 12-18 record in 30 starts with 35 total touchdowns and 36 interceptions. The Giants also signed QB Josh Johnson today, so they have some choices to make about the pecking order. Read More

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Manager Karanka leaves relegation-threatened Middlesbrough

Manager Karanka leaves relegation-threatened Middlesbrough

For the hosts, winger Gaston Ramirez has scored two goals in 20 Premier League outings as Middlesbrough bid to fend off relegation on their return to the Promised Land. "So I think in the fourth year, he deserved to be sacked". Agnew will oversee this weekend's clash with Manchester United and the Boro hierarchy will have two weeks before their next game due to the global break, giving them time to find a replacement. Read More

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Chelsea boss Conte sets point target for title run

Chelsea boss Conte sets point target for title run

Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois put in another excellent display during the 1-0 FA Cup win over Manchester United so I see no reason why Conte would want to swap his goalkeepers this weekend. He scored the winning goal, but it was his diligence and well documented ability to cover ground for two players that drew all the attention and plaudits - all of which will be invaluable for Chelsea in the final eleven games of the campaign, starting at the Bet365 stadium. Read More

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West Brom v Arsenal

West Brom v Arsenal

Fan protest against Wenger has reached new heights recently, especially after Arsenal exited the Champions League at the last-16 stage for the seventh straight year. So overall that's our targets. To win the FA Cup, though, Arsenal have to get past Manchester City in a tough semifinal at Wembley next month. Then came a double exit towards the end of February, when both Andries Jonker and Freddie Ljungberg left Arsenal to team up at Wolfsburg together, where they have, so far, overseen ... Read More

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Man City vs Liverpool: Sterling and Coutinho take centre stage

Man City vs Liverpool: Sterling and Coutinho take centre stage

He is quick, mobile, selfless but above all, in Guardiola's favourite word, "aggressive", harassing opposition defenders when they have the ball. Still, the Spaniard refused to criticize his defence, "It's not about the defence". Asked if Monaco should be fearing sides or they should be fearing Monaco , he was clear. However, Guardiola continued with his high pressing tactics and within six minutes Monaco went 3-1 ahead through midfielder Tiemoue Bakayako's header off a free kick. Read More

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Proteas win toss, NZ to bat first

Proteas win toss, NZ to bat first

A twin-spin attack would appear unlikely - the last time New Zealand did that at the Basin Reserve was in 2000 - which leaves Mitchell Santner vulnerable to either Colin de Grandhomnme, who would be a straight swap at No. Although neither team has been announced, Boult's long-time new-ball partner Tim Southee, who was dropped for the first Test despite picking 28 wickets in his previous five matches, confirmed he was back in the side. Read More

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Durban loses 2022 Commonwealth Games as Liverpool stands by

Durban loses 2022 Commonwealth Games as Liverpool stands by

The Daily Telegraph can reveal that Birmingham City Council has joined the Mayor of Liverpool in writing to the Government to inform it of the city's intention to step in if the Games were left without a host. Gold Coast will host in 2018 but she said it was unlikely the same city would go back-to-back. Durban 2022 would have been the first staging of the Commonwealth Games in Africa. Read More

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Liverpool v Burnley: Reds to pass test of mental strength

Liverpool v Burnley: Reds to pass test of mental strength

However, questions still remain. "We're a team who are hard to play against", he added. But, Liverpool have to buck the trend this weekend of only rocking up against the big boys. As for their away record, Sean Dyche's men are the worst in the league in that segment with only two points won in the 13 games played and only Hull City have scored less, while Bournemouth are the only team to concede more at their away games. Read More

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Vince Young hoping to sign with CFL Saskatchewan

Vince Young hoping to sign with CFL Saskatchewan

Now, sources familiar with the situation tell us Young and the CFL team are rounding 3rd in terms of getting a deal done and all that's left is for Vince to pick up a pen and sign on the dotted line. Steinberg also felt Young's mobility would make for an easier adjustment to Canadian football. Young's contract with the Roughriders is the standard two-year rookie contract. Read More

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Patriots Acquire Tight End Dwayne Allen From Colts

Patriots Acquire Tight End Dwayne Allen From Colts

The Patriots will send the Colts a fourth-round pick, and will receive a Colts' sixth rounder and Allen, per NFL Media's Ian Rapoport . Allen had 35 catches for 406 yards and six touchdowns for the Colts last season. The Colts (Ryan Grigson) choose Allen over Coby Fleener last offseason, but now the Colts (Chris Ballard) have chosen Jack Doyle over Dwayne Allen. Bennett didn't exactly light up the stat sheet for the Patriots, catching 55 passes for 701 yards with seven touchdowns, but he ... Read More

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Former Inter captain could reunite with Conte at Chelsea

Former Inter captain could reunite with Conte at Chelsea

Conte won the Champions League as a player with Juventus in 1996, and is fully aware that while Chelsea remain on course for a fifth Premier League title, Europe's elite competition is a different proposition. West Ham United: Striker Carroll is fit after missing the last two games with a groin injury but winger Antonio is suspended following his red card at Watford last weekend. Read More

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Haye: I'll do much damage to Bellew with my gloves

Haye: I'll do much damage to Bellew with my gloves

I don't actually like all this. "Bellew talked up his chances against either Parker or Wilder, telling Sky Sports News HQ: "(They're) e xciting fights. It was an exciting fight, too, even though it was an unlucky one for Haye. Roughly a month before the match, Bellew predicted an upset win, tweeting, "Believe me when I say I've been written off my whole career!" "In rounds four and five he was exhausted but he was blocking, when we got to nine, I felt myself on top of him and I could ... Read More

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Murray Claims Dubai Tennis Championships Title In Straight Sets

Murray Claims Dubai Tennis Championships Title In Straight Sets

Fernando Verdasco made the final of the Dubai Open with a 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-1 win over Robin Haase on Friday. Murray won the semifinals match 7-5, 6-1. One particular shot to save the first match point of the tie breaker was described by Murray's former coach Mark Petchey as "the best of his career", while the breaker went on for so long that the players and umpires lost track of protocol and forgot to switch ends. Read More

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McAuley closing in on new West Brom deal

McAuley closing in on new West Brom deal

Pulis otherwise has a fully fit squad to choose from ahead of the visit of his old team and is preparing for a hard afternoon, claiming relegation-threatened Palace should be higher up the table given the money they have spent. "I've seen what was happening at Palace , like I saw at Sunderland and Blackburn". We're working in that bottom seven league and trying to win that. Read More

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NFL Combine Results: John Ross unofficially breaks 40-yard dash record

NFL Combine Results: John Ross unofficially breaks 40-yard dash record

Ross , who caught 81 passes for 1,150 yards and 17 touchdowns for the Huskies in 2016, had predicted earlier in the week the would run close to a 4.3 second time. "I am going to try", Ross said . Heading into the combine Ross was generally seen as a borderline first-round pick in mock drafts. "I feel like could have run faster because I just cramped up and slowed toward the end". Read More

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Fernando Torres in a

Fernando Torres in a "stable" condition following head clash

The Atletico Madrid forward showed exactly why Manchester United are reportedly preparing a €100m bid for him in the summer with a stunning strike against Deportivo La Coruna. Torres had entered the game as a substitute for Kevin Gameiro 20 minutes earlier. Manager Diego Simeone said that he fears Torres broke his neck, per soccer writer Colin Millar , while noting that everyone was "worried" and "nervous". Read More

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Coyotes player leaves on stretcher after massive hit by Bruins player

Burmistrov gave a thumbs up to the crowd as he was stretchered off the ice. UPDATE #1 (6:40 PM) - The Coyotes are announcing Burmistrov has been taken to the hospital. Miller was given a five-minute charging major and a game misconduct for the hit, but has no prior history of supplemental discipline. The Bruins scored a short-handed goal during the ensuing power play and went on to win 4-1. Read More

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Tony Bellew: 'Time for David Haye injury excuses is over'

But because he is facing little old fat Tony Bellew, I think he believes he is going to walk through me and make it a real easy night. David Haye calls boxing fans'f***ing r****ds' in heated press conferenceWho is fighting on the undercard? Former Olympic champion Katie Taylor will be expected to take another step towards a world title shot with victory over Monica Gentili on Saturday. Read More

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National Football League mock draft: Browns grab Myles Garrett, Mitch Trubisky

Pryor's situation was prominent in the discussion. In between these two statements, Pryor's agents landed wide receiver Antonio Brown five-year, $72 million contract to remain with the AFC North-rival Pittsburgh Steelers. "There's so much that goes into this decision and I think there's no rush by any stretch of the imagination because we want to make the right decision". Read More

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Mike Mayock talks Alex Smith and Chiefs drafting a QB

Jordan Willis from Kansas State. "Shoot, there's a kid named Adam Shaheen (Ashland University), a small-school kid that's 277 pounds and catches the ball really well". "Put it this way: I think Ryan Ramczyk is the best tackle in the draft". The Bills opted to sign many free agents in the 2016 offseason to one-year, low-priced deals which outnumbered the free agents they lost last offseason. Read More

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