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FIFA bans Lionel Messi for 4 World Cup qualifying games

Barcelona star Lionel Messi gets four-game ban for verbally abusing official, will Argentina qualify without him? "The remainder of the sanction will be served over Argentina's subsequent FIFA ...

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Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico

Proud @houstonpolice Major Offenders Divison traced Brady Jersey to Mexico & it has been recovered with help of FBI & Mexican authorities. The Patriots quarterback's Super Bowl jersey from two years...

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Carolina (North) your tour guide for this year's Final Four

Head coach Mark Few of the Gonzaga Bulldogs and his team celebrate with the trophy after their 83 to 59 win over the Xavier Musketeers during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament West Regional a...

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Klopp hails Pep's men as toughest opponents in EPL

Klopp hails Pep's men as toughest opponents in EPL

It could be a fantastic game to watch". Man City suffered the indignity of crashing out of the Champions League against Monaco midweek after going into the away leg of the tie with a healthy two-g...

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Recent success follows Brazil, Uruguay in World Cup qualifier

Recent success follows Brazil, Uruguay in World Cup qualifier

It is 13th match for both teams. Brazil now sits atop the standings, with 27 points. The visitors added a fourth goal before fulltime to all but confirm their spot for the 2018 World Cup in Russia...

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Leishman wins Arnold Palmer Invitational by one stroke

The American duo posted 11 under par through 54 holes, pulling clear of the rest of the field at Bay Hill . The course was accessible enough to the field that the leaders got into the negative double...

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Mass. senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women's team

The U.S. team has said it plans to boycott the worlds over a wage dispute with USA Hockey, which confirmed Thursday it would begin reaching out to potential replacement players. US Kandall Coyne, ...

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Smith fires Australia to 451 in India Test

Smith fires Australia to 451 in India Test

With Maxwell hitting his share of sixes - two off Jadeja apart from five fours -, Smith found it easier to disturb Jadeja's length. The pair added 159 for the fifth wicket to give Australia the uppe...

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Dustin Johnson completes WGC slam

Dustin Johnson completes WGC slam

AUSTIN , Texas - Hideto Tanihara came up short in his bid for a WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship title on Sunday, while Ross Fisher was bounced one day earlier. "If I'm playing my best"...

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Rahul, Rahane steer India to series win over Australia

The Indians owed their win to all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja who starred with both bat and ball, top-scoring with 63 runs in the first innings before taking three wickets with his left-arm spin during ...

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Will play in Dharamsala only if I pass fitness test: Virat Kohli

The hosts' skipper on Friday stated he will not be given preferential treatment by the selectors if he is unable to prove his physical readiness. "Me playing or not playing should not be so much of ...

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Mississippi State's Final Four matchup against UConn is set

The Huskies received double figures in scoring by Napheesa Collier, Gabby Williams and Saniya Chong before halftime. The four-time defending champion Connecticut Huskies take on the Oregon Ducks ...

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U.S. vs Honduras FIFA 2018 Qualifier Match Preview

Soccer spoke with the maturity of a veteran about the task he and his teammates face when the face Honduras tonight at Avaya Stadium (kick-off at 7:30 p.m., broadcast on FS1 and UniMas). Because th...

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Linares beats Crolla again to keep WBA lightweight belt

Linares beats Crolla again to keep WBA lightweight belt

He hasn't lost in five years. It was so very clever and on the night he seemed to have an answer to everything that Crolla (31-5-3, 13KOs) threw at him. Linares may have proved he is the superior bo...

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NCAA Tournament: Day 2 highlights and recaps

Yeah, I did! That was worth a million bucks right there". Izzo is 14-10 in NCAA games he coached Michigan State against higher seeds . Shutting Mason down seems very unrealistic - he's reached do...

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The surprise of the Final Four

The surprise of the Final Four

The Tar Heels now advance to Phoenix for next weekend's Final Four as the only school that seemingly knows the drill. "That's more important to me than whether or not we go to the Final Four , is t...

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Gareth Southgate must drop these 3 England players against Lithuania

Eric Dier has said England can not afford to take Lithuania lightly on Sunday - especially in light of the team's chastening Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland. "The important thing wasn't that they couldn...

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Danny Blind fired as coach of Dutch soccer team

They failed to qualify for Euro 2016 when they finished fourth in their group. 'But because the results on the pitch have been disappointing and qualification for the World Cup in Russian Federation i...

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Vettel masters Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

Vettel masters Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

The new Formula 1 season kicked off on Sunday, and while Lewis Hamilton was expected to continue Mercedes' dominance that has reigned over the last three seasons it was Sebastian Vettel that surprisin...

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NFL approves Raiders' move to Las Vegas

With NFL owners approving the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas 31-1 Monday morning, the Niners will again be on their own in Northern California when the Raiders head to Nevada. Added another, als...

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Southgate not complacent over World Cup qualification

JERMAIN DEFOE HAD to keep his emotions in check before memorably marking his England return with the opening goal in the 2-0 win over Lithuania. With captain Wayne Rooney's global days looking ...

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Williamson's ton puts Kiwis ahead on 4th day vs Proteas

South Africa leads the three-match series 1-0. Williamson, ranked the number three batsman in the world, took 61 Tests for his 17 centuries, 16 fewer than Crowe. They will need to show far more ap...

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South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

FW de Klerk, the white-minority president who ended the ban on the ANC, said that Kathrada was "a courageous warrior for democracy, justice and non-racialism (who) leaves an indelible mark on generati...

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Zidane fears the 'passion and heart' of Leicester

Leicester will play Atletico Madrid - "a massive challenge", said Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare - and the Italian and Spanish champions clash with Juventus drawing the miracle men of Barcelo...

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UConn routs Oregon, heads to 10th straight Final Four

UConn routs Oregon, heads to 10th straight Final Four

It was CT coach Geno Auriemma's 112th win in the NCAA tournament, tying him with the late Pat Summitt of Tennessee for the most ever. Allisha Gray showed no effects from hurting a knee last week, co...

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Video replay decides two goals correctly in Spain win over France

Video replay decides two goals correctly in Spain win over France

The flag went up from the assistant referee for offside, but after a delay while replays were checked, the goal stood and Spain could celebrate. Les Bleus, relying on a somewhat experimental side wi...

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Lack leaves on stretcher; Wings win in OT again

By my unofficial count, the Red Wings had five breakaways last night, including the game-winner. The Detroit Red Wings won another overtime game last night as Andreas Athanasiou scored the victor...

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Eagles sign DE Chris Long to two-year contract

Eagles sign DE Chris Long to two-year contract

Roseman spoke at the Biltmore Hotel on Tuesday after the team agreed to terms with Long, just an hour and a half before the team announced the deal with Robinson. Earlier this offseason the Eagles rel...

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Madeira to rename airport after local hero Ronaldo

Portugal's squad landed on Monday at the airport, displaying the trophy they won at Euro 2016 in France. Ronaldo will be desperate to play, however, and not just because of the game's location. Por...

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Kentucky Fans React To Ending Of Loss To North Carolina

Kentucky Fans React To Ending Of Loss To North Carolina

In less than 10 seconds, Kentucky fans go from losing their minds in celebration of Monk's game-tying three, to sheer dejection when Maye's jumper falls. "But I'm really happy for this team and the wo...

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South Carolina beats Baylor 70-50 to advance to Elite Eight

It was South Carolina's second 20-point margin of victory in this tournament. They were trying for their third Elite Eight appearance. He led all scorers with 24 points. The Bears missed 11 of their f...

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Linares beats Crolla again, retains WBA lightweight title in dominant fashion

Linares (42-3-KO27) produced one of the finest performances by an overseas boxer on British shores in recent years as he floored Crolla (31-6-3, 13 KOs) in the seventh round to earn 118-109 scores fro...

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Dawson double gives West Brom 3-1 win over Arsenal

Dawson double gives West Brom 3-1 win over Arsenal

Fan protests, both with banners in the away end at The Hawthorns and on the back of a light aircraft circling the ground - a rival plane had a message of support for Wenger - were again a feature as t...

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City, Liverpool draw 1-1 in thrilling Premier League game

But Sergio Aguero denied Liverpool all three points when he swept in Kevin De Bruyne's inviting cross to level on 69 minutes before Adam Lallana and Aguero missed glorious chances at opposite ends t...

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Captain Neymar sees Brazil as best team in the world

Captain Neymar sees Brazil as best team in the world

Neymar has no doubts about his Barcelona teammate, Lionel Messi extending his contract at Camp Nou. When I was a boy that was all I wanted. "And the most important thing about playing for Barcdlona i...

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