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Not Van Dijk - Liverpool have Made an Offer to Sign Dutch Star

Not Van Dijk - Liverpool have Made an Offer to Sign Dutch Star

Despite not being able to sign a centre-back, Manchester City have not lost a single game in the league this season and comfortably occupy the first place on the points table. With Javier Mascherano looking to leave the club after almost seven years with Barcelona, the Catalan giants will lose a key defender. Liverpool fans were quick to highlight this, with many naming Maguire as a better (and cheaper) alternative to long-rumored target Virgil van Dijk of Southampton . Read More

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D'Backs First-Round Pick Pays Off Family Mortgage for Christmas

D'Backs First-Round Pick Pays Off Family Mortgage for Christmas

Pavin Smith brought his parents to tears of joy after paying off what they owed on their home for Christmas . As his mother read the letter, she began to cry. "Our home is finally all yours", he wrote. He caught his mother and father reading it on video. Smith had a successful first season in professional baseball, hitting.318 with 27 RBI in 42 games for the Single-A Hillsboro Hops in Oregon. Read More

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Manchester United vs Burnley: Three players who must start

Manchester United vs Burnley: Three players who must start

They eventually paid the price as Harry Maguire levelled for 10-man Leicester , who had Daniel Amartey sent off, with nearly the last kick of the game. "For the last two minutes the players had to immediately adapt, to read the game, which they didn't so we had childish decisions in front of goal and bad decisions as it was not just about the goals we missed, or dribbling or hitting the post". Read More

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Antonio Conte: Chelsea will stay motivated despite vanishing title hopes

Antonio Conte: Chelsea will stay motivated despite vanishing title hopes

Chelsea head into their Boxing Day fixture with Brighton with little hope of catching Manchester City and retaining the Premier League given the 16-point gap at the halfway stage. 'They are showing me great commitment, great behaviours, and I'm very happy to work with these players. 'As you know very well, I prefer to talk with the club and try to find the best solution together for the team, ' Conte said. Read More

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Mohamed Salah reveals his ambitions for 2018 that will excite Liverpool fans

Mohamed Salah reveals his ambitions for 2018 that will excite Liverpool fans

The Egypt global is the first player to reach that landmark for Liverpool since Luis Suarez in 2013-14, when they went agonisingly close to denying Manchester City the Premier League title. "With the boss now I play closer to goal than I have with any other club", Salah added. "We are friends, we like each other, he's a great guy and a fantastic player who is very fast with quality and confidence". Read More

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Sore Smith ready to go for Boxing Day Test

Sore Smith ready to go for Boxing Day Test

Australia and England will collide in the traditional Ashes Boxing Day Test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) starting Tuesday. Root has borne the brunt of the criticism, with former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting calling him a soft leader who looked like a "little boy" in the media conference following the crushing WACA loss. Read More

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Wilshere: Arsenal were scared of playing against Liverpool

Wilshere: Arsenal were scared of playing against Liverpool

Liverpool have got one of the best attacking squads in the continent but their shaky defense has cost them a lot of points in the Premier League this season. Just when it seemed it was all over at the Emirates, in front of a jeering home support, Arsenal woke up from their slumber and how. After his blistering start at Anfield, the 25-year-old took the time to sit down with Sky Sports and discuss his favourite goals for the Reds so far. Read More

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Bills return Tom Brady INT for TD

Bills return Tom Brady INT for TD

There was nearly no shred of doubt after Kelvin Benjamin's touchdown catch was overturned with 2 seconds left in the first half that the Patriots would overcome a sloppy, uninspiring first half that featured some of their worst football of the season. Read More

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Brock Osweiler Yelled At His Teammates, Who Completely Ignored Him

Brock Osweiler Yelled At His Teammates, Who Completely Ignored Him

The Denver Broncos are limping to the end of the 2017 National Football League season with a carousel of quarterbacks taking turns starting under center for the struggling franchise. Thomas - and Osweiler - should expect double-coverage on the Broncos' best receiver all game long. With the victory, Washington wins its second straight game and improves to 7-and-8 on the season. Read More

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Swansea sack manager Clement

In recent weeks Tony Pulis has been hotly linked with both Swansea and Stoke , and it's the cap-sporting former West Brom boss who now tops the Next Swansea Manager Market . It gets tougher each year. Swansea City's caretaker boss Leon Britton believes the team's lack of consistency and the failure to perform as a unit this season cost former manager Paul Clement his job. Read More

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Saints shut down Atlanta RB Devonta Freeman in 23-13 win

Saints shut down Atlanta RB Devonta Freeman in 23-13 win

Carolina's 22-19 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers means the NFC South title won't be decided until the final week of the season. The Falcons' defense gives up 323.6 yards per game, which ranks ninth in the league. A victory puts the Saints (10-4) in the playoffs for the first time since the 2013 season. NOTES: QB Drew Brees became only the third quarterback in National Football League history to reach the 70,000-yard career mark, joining No. Read More

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Josh Rosen Isn't Playing in the Cactus Bowl

Josh Rosen Isn't Playing in the Cactus Bowl

The 0-14 Browns can secure the top pick in this year's draft with a loss to Chicago or a win by the Giants (2-12) on Sunday. Rosen is the first overall pick in Dan Kadar's latest SB Nation mock draft , taken by the Browns. Rosen wanted to play, but he won't be allowed to do so. He is now in concussion protocol but hoping to be cleared to play in UCLA's Cacus Bowl game against Kansas State on Tuesday. Read More

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Serena Williams to play 1st competition since giving birth

Serena Williams to play 1st competition since giving birth

It will also be the 36-year-old Williams's first competitive match since winning the Australian Open last January while roughly eight weeks pregnant. Any doubt that Serena Williams would not be back in time for the start of the 2018 tennis season was all but erased on Sunday morning, when the 23-time Grand Slam champion essentially delivered an early Christmas present for her fans. Read More

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Steelers cut 5-time Pro Bowler James Harrison

Steelers cut 5-time Pro Bowler James Harrison

At 38 years old he is one of the NFL's oldest players, but his conditioning is legendary, and the Steelers figured only nine months ago that he was worth a two-year contract. Harrison's playing time dipped significantly this season. Warner and Larry Fitzgerald would fight their way back before Ben Roethlisberger hit Santonio Holmes in the right corner of the end zone in the final minute to help secure the second Lombardi trophy under coach Mike Tomlin. Read More

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Luke Kuechly named Pro Bowl starter, 8 Panthers named alternates

Luke Kuechly named Pro Bowl starter, 8 Panthers named alternates

It would be the second straight year with no Pro Bowl selections for the Jets. The 2018 Pro Bowl will be held at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Sunday, January 28, at 3 p.m. Lawrence also has 56 tackles, 45 quarterback pressures, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries this season. Bouye's introductory press conference preceded Campbell's session on the same day in mid-March. Read More

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Gerrard makes bold Kane prediction after starring in Tottenham win v Burnley

Gerrard makes bold Kane prediction after starring in Tottenham win v Burnley

The 24-year-old broke the deadlock in the sixth minute from the spot, after Dele Alli was bundled over in the box by Kevin Long - although Clarets fans hounded the England man for the remainder of the game for an alleged dive. "Just going into this game I thought I can get a couple and then there's Southampton to play". Kane scored a first-half penalty against Burnley before finding the back of the net twice after the break to achieve the feat. Read More

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'We need to add quality' - Moyes seeks midfield reinforcements for West Ham

'We need to add quality' - Moyes seeks midfield reinforcements for West Ham

Following the meeting with West Ham , Newcastle play Manchester City, Brighton & Hove Albion and Stoke City over the Christmas and New Year period. We have had a bad run but we are confident that we can do well. We are getting better and better. Quina certainly did not look overawed by the occasion, but he was unable to stop West Ham from losing 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium. Read More

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Marks matched as India ace T20 series

Marks matched as India ace T20 series

The opening batsman hit 10 sixes and 12 fours before being dismissed for 118 from 43 deliveries in Indore on Friday. So, for m, e it is important that I try and explore the fielding that the opposition keep for me. None other Lankan batsman could manage to get into the double figures while Angelo Mathews who got hurt while bowling did not come to bat. Sri Lanka captain Thisara Perera won yet another toss , and elected to bowl in the second T20I against India in Indore . Read More

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Ryan Giggs takes aim at Manchester United

Ryan Giggs takes aim at Manchester United

Asked whether there were players who slipped through United's net during his time as assistant manager, Giggs said: "I watched Gabriel Jesus play three years ago". United signed Romelu Lukaku from Everton in a £75 million deal this past summer, but Mbappe's performances in France have him on a higher trajectory. Read More

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Wenger '90 per cent' likely not to strengthen in January

Wenger '90 per cent' likely not to strengthen in January

Wenger hinted he could make additions to his Arsenal squad midway through the season though he will not be conducting a significant overhaul to his side. Should City really be signing Sanchez? The Mirror report that Sanchez's offer from City will be made up of a £325,000-a-week base salary, which will be topped up by image rights payments worth £75,000 per week. Read More

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Wilshere expecting Arsenal future to be sorted in two weeks

Wilshere expecting Arsenal future to be sorted in two weeks

Wilshere is keen to continue in the Premier League and is hopeful he will be handed a new deal in order to continue with his current employers beyond this season. Speaking to talkSPORT, Wilshere said: "I'm enjoying it". I've missed too much football and I just want to be playing. Aaron Ramsey is likely to return from a hamstring problem at the turn of the year, and there are already calls for Granit Xhaka to be sacrificed to the bench owing to his indifferent showing since the start of ... Read More

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Papa Johns apologizes for national anthem protest comments

Papa Johns apologizes for national anthem protest comments

He said the practice of players kneeling during the anthem to raise awareness of police brutality and social injustice hurt the NFL's TV ratings, which in turn hurt sales of his pizza , which is advertised heavily during games. The company generates approximately $1.4 billion in revenue per year. The drop in viewership of the NFL has caused Papa John's to re-evaluate their NFL Sponsorship altogether. Read More

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Giants interview GM candidate who could be their top choice

Giants interview GM candidate who could be their top choice

Last offseason, Riddick interviewed with the 49ers for their GM opening - a job that eventually went to John Lynch . The Giants have also interviewed Marc Ross , their vice president of player evaluation, for the job, which was vacated when they fired ex-GM Jerry Reese and coach Ben McAdoo earlier this month after the Giants started the year with a 2-10 record. Read More

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Wenger urges Arsenal to avenge 4-0 Anfield humiliation

Wenger urges Arsenal to avenge 4-0 Anfield humiliation

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain still has room for improvement but there is no denying that the Liverpool midfielder has unbelievable potential, manager Juergen Klopp said. Reds boss Jürgen Klopp will surely be looking to bolster his defensive ranks during the January transfer window, if he has genuine ambitions of his side challenging for major honours on all fronts this season. Read More

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Jaguars selected to 2018 NFL Pro Bowl

The Packers had four players voted to the Pro Bowl last season: Bakhtiari, Rodgers, guard T.J. Lang and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. Brown was recently put on injured reserve to have shoulder surgery. "We're extremely proud of them". The 44-player rosters for the AFC and NFC teams were determined by the votes of fans, coaches and players, with each group's results counting one-third in the selection process. Read More

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5-Star OT Jackson Carman Commits to Clemson over Ohio State, USC

5-Star OT Jackson Carman Commits to Clemson over Ohio State, USC

And while geography ultimately has no impact on a team's success, it certainly stings the Buckeyes that they weren't able to keep home a top player who'd visited the school numerous times over the course of the last three years. Dabo Swinney reportedly talked to Carman about Meyer's age, saying he was on the backend of his coaching career. That story, according to Ari Wasserman of The Athletic , includes part of the argument Swinney used to persuade Carman not to choose the in-state ... Read More

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Rugby star, ex-49er Jarryd Hayne accused of sexual battery

Rugby star, ex-49er Jarryd Hayne accused of sexual battery

The suit also states she sought medical treatment for vaginal pain following the alleged attack. Hayne is being sued for sexual battery, battery, gender violence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence. She was reluctant to come forward but made the claims to police in May 2016. "We were unaware of these allegations until they were made public today", Chairman Max Donnelly said. Read More

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