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Karius Looks Ahead To Champions League Clash

Karius Looks Ahead To Champions League Clash

But in Liverpool they are facing a team capable of brilliance, as shown when becoming the only side to have overcome Pep Guardiola's Manchester City this season. "Virgil has played quite a bit now and with him in front we are getting more used to each other", Karius added. I have no idea. "He's a very important player and he doesn't always have to be the standout player". Read More

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Curry, Warriors clobber Suns

Curry, Warriors clobber Suns

The Warriors have climbed the rankings this season in points per game (#1), field goal percentage (#1) and three point percentage (#1). Recently, though, the Suns are back to their old ways and, after a Monday evening blowout loss to the Warriors, Phoenix is 4-16 since the calendar flipped to 2018. Read More

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Bill Haas in 'serious condition' after fatal auto crash

Bill Haas in 'serious condition' after fatal auto crash

Los Angeles Police Department Detective Jeff Fischer told television station KTLA that Haas was the passenger and was "doing OK". The driver of the Ferrari, whose name has not been released, was killed. He was seriously injured in this crash in LA overnight. Police say actor Luke Wilson was in an SUV that was also sideswiped by the Ferrari, but Wilson was not injured. Read More

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Ireland vs Italy Six Nations

Ireland vs Italy Six Nations

Ireland , meanwhile, squeezed a last-gasp victory over France, with Johnny Sexton's stunning overtime drop-goal securing them a 15-13 win on the opening weekend. Aki then turned creator as he made a terrific break to set up Keith Earls to go over to seal the bonus point and Sexton converted to send the Irish in 28-0 up at the break. Read More

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Winter Olympics 2018: Parrot, McMorris win Canada's first medals in snowboard slopestyle

Winter Olympics 2018: Parrot, McMorris win Canada's first medals in snowboard slopestyle

He was edged off the top of podium by legendary Dutchman Sven Kramer, who broke his own Olympic record to take his third straight gold in the event in six minutes 9.76 seconds. "I think it doesn't really matter (what medal you get) as long as you are out here riding and boarding as good as you can", enthused McMorris. "I don't know why, but my body felt stiff during my first run". Read More

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Laidlaw The Hero As Scotland Defeat France In Pulsating Six Nations Clash

Laidlaw The Hero As Scotland Defeat France In Pulsating Six Nations Clash

France were beaten 15-13 by Ireland on the opening weekend - making a record 253 tackles - and claimed the wooden spoon on the only other occasion they lost their first two matches of the Six Nations (2013). Scrum-half Laidlaw was moved to fly-half during periods of the second half and Townsend acknowledged that was a tactical change they had planned in the build-up to the match. Read More

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Winter Olympics 2018: Chris Mazdzer wins historic silver in men's singles luge

Winter Olympics 2018: Chris Mazdzer wins historic silver in men's singles luge

His podium finish ends a drought that extends to the sport's Olympic debut back in 1964. Mazdzer finished 0.026 seconds behind David Gleirscher of Austria and 0.204 ahead of Johannes Ludwig of Germany. Wearing bib No. 13, the 29-year-old Mazdzer won a silver medal in men's luge at a frigid (12ºF) Alpensia Sliding Centre Sunday night. All he needed to do in his fourth and final run today was not falter-and he didn't. Read More

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Benitez outsmarts Mourinho as Newcastle beat Man United

Benitez outsmarts Mourinho as Newcastle beat Man United

Matt Ritchie scored a second-half victor as Newcastle lifted themselves out of the relegation places with a 1-0 victory over Manchester United at St James' Park . "We had some [chances] with the score at 0-0", said Mourinho. " Alexis (Sanchez) had an open goal and then the countless opportunities of the last 20-25 minutes", he said. Read More

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Colts make it official, hire Frank Reich as new head coach

Colts make it official, hire Frank Reich as new head coach

Team officials made the announcement Sunday. A press conference for Reich is set for Tuesday. Reich, with his experience at the quarterback position, should help realign the Colts and ignite them back into the AFC playoff picture. But Reich also has become a well-respected coach. Now, after having his name bandied about the past couple of years as a head coaching candidate, he'll have a chance to run the show. Read More

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Wisconsin's Matt and Becca Hamilton drop second straight Olympics curling match

Wisconsin's Matt and Becca Hamilton drop second straight Olympics curling match

Jang and Lee routed the USA siblings of Becca and Matt Hamiltonm, 9-1, in the fourth match of the preliminary mixed doubles event held at Gangneung Curling Center. "Obviously wanted to start off with a win, but it's a long week thankfully", said Lawes, a 29-year-old from Winnipeg. "I mean, right from the first rock - flawless draws, ideal taps, double-takeouts, a couple in-offs". Read More

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Yoel Romero fails to make weight in UFC Perth farce

Yoel Romero fails to make weight in UFC Perth farce

He initially weighed in at 188.3 pounds but was given two more hours to meet the 185-pound limit. Taking on Luke Rockhold for the interim middleweight title and the right to face Robert Whittaker in a title unification belt, Romero and Rockhold were required to hit 185 pounds (84 kilograms) to make the bout official. Read More

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Zinedine Zidane: Cristiano Ronaldo is

Zinedine Zidane: Cristiano Ronaldo is "extra motivated" this season

No offer has arrived from Liverpool , not yet anyway. In September, Isco made a decision to commit his long-term future to Real by putting pen-to-paper on a new deal until 2022. Perez will be backing him to revamp Real Madrid , a team which is witnessing a decline in its attacking prowess with age getting better of Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo but it will depend on Low who has been coaching Germany since 2006 and might want a break from football. Read More

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Olympic hockey without an NHL presence

Olympic hockey without an NHL presence

The 12 women will join 23 South Korean women on an ice hockey team, competing as simply "Korea". Longtime Boston College coach Jerry York, who coached Team USA's captain Brian Gionta, said it's going to be fun to watch some of those players - if he can stay up that late. Read More

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Coutinho opens Barcelona account in Cup win

Coutinho opens Barcelona account in Cup win

The Brazil worldwide, a €160million signing from Liverpool last month, came off the bench at Mestalla to break the deadlock as Barca claimed a 2-0 win over Valencia and a 3-0 aggregate triumph. Still just one goal down, Valencia almost got the equaliser on an outstanding header by Rodrigo that beat Barça net minder Jasper Cillessen but clanked off the crossbar. Read More

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The real reason Chelsea will not sack Antonio Conte

The real reason Chelsea will not sack Antonio Conte

His enquiry did not go down well with the likes of ex-technical director Michael Emenalo and director Marina Granovskaia, who are reported to have had run ins with Conte since and resulted in Emenalo leaving his post at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have no immediate plans to sack the Italian, who has no intention of resigning despite publicly expressing his unhappiness at the club's transfer dealings on several occasions over the past few weeks. Read More

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Coutinho scores as Barcelona reaches 5th straight Copa final

It was the first time the Brazilian had found the net since his blockbuster €160-million (US$192 million) move from Liverpool in early January. Sevilla eliminated Leganes 3-1 on aggregate on Wednesday. Lionel Messi had come close on a couple of occasions for the visitors in the first half, but it was the introduction of Coutinho that swung the tie decisively their way. Read More

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Mom walks out after son chooses to play college football at Florida

Mom walks out after son chooses to play college football at Florida

Copeland donned the Florida Gators' hat on ESPN, and his mom, wearing an Alabama sweater and a Tennessee hat, walked off the set. As a top-100 recruit, he should shine in Florida. However, you have to feel for the young man. But then his mother returned to the scene, and wrapped her arms her around her son, providing somewhat of a resolution to a most non-traditional signing day experience. Read More

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Astros, Spring avoid arbitration

Astros, Spring avoid arbitration

The deal is a compromise after Springer recently requested $10.5 million and was offered $8.5 million by the Astros when arbitration figures were exchanged last month. Springer likely left a few million dollars on the table by giving up his rights to arbitration next year, but has given himself a measure of insurance against injuries. Read More

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Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez accepts suspended sentence for tax fraud

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez accepts suspended sentence for tax fraud

Alexis Sanchez pleaded guilty to tax fraud in Spain . Sanchez scored 47 goals in 141 appearances for Barcelona before leaving in 2014 to join Arsenal . The former Barcelona and Liverpool player Javier Mascherano has accepted a one-year suspended jail sentence over a €1.5 million tax fraud. The news comes after Lionel Messi was convicted of a similar offence a year ago, he was sentenced to 21 months in jail, although he did not serve any of the sentence either. Read More

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Disney Releases First 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer

Disney Releases First 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer

The story charts the future iconic Millennium Falcon pilot, Han Solo , as he meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian in a dark and risky criminal underworld years before joining the Rebellion. We knew Han Solo as the cocky pilot of the Millennium Falcon , the scoundrel who shot first, and the wise-talking scammer who completed the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs. Read More

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Guardiola happy after Burnley draw

Guardiola happy after Burnley draw

City had dominated possession throughout most of the game, which they strolled through for large spells. However, the game could have been put to bed just minutes before Burnley equalised when Sterling missed one of the easiest chances he'll likely ever receive. Read More

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Evangelical leads in Costa Rica's presidential election

Evangelical leads in Costa Rica's presidential election

Carlos Alvarado of the governing Citizens' Action Party, no relation to his same-named opponent, is the only major candidate to openly support gay marriage, and has collected some support from more socially liberal voters. Trained as a journalist, he got his start in politics as communications director for the Citizens' Action Party and also was labor minister under current President Luis Guillermo Solis. Read More

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Cape Town dams: Day Zero pushed back to May, agriculture suffers

Cape Town dams: Day Zero pushed back to May, agriculture suffers

According to authorities, this has happened due to the decline in agricultural water usage. Only a month ago, the daily limit was 23 gallons (87 liters). There I also want to ask people to donate Glad Wrap as we are going to pack everything on pallets. "The congestion and noise from cars and persons visiting the site at all hours of the day and night is causing many complaints from the surrounding community, and often Kildare Road and Springs Way, which are simply not wide enough to handle ... Read More

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SA batsmen train with five spinners ahead of third ODI

Does it sound panicked? None of the batsmen were drawn out of the crease and when some bowlers did try to do that, they just couldn't control the ball and land it well enough. This means Heinrich Klaasen is tipped to make his ODI debut as Cricket South Africa (CSA) has not named a replacement for de Kock in the six-match series. Read More

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