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Clippers going all-out with recruitment of Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant

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Playing the two-time defending National Basketball Association champions in their raucous home arena - a place where they haven't won since February, 2004 - on the second night of a back-to-back with their all-star forward out with a sore hip and their backup centre limited to eight minutes by an injury, the Raptors had every reason to fold their tent here Wednesday. Read More »

Gary Neville criticizes Manchester United over treatment of this star!

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The Chilean is not expected to feature again until next year after Mourinho revealed a hamstring injury is likely to keep the former Arsenal striker out for a "long time ". "In spite of that, it's Manchester United , professional players who want to do well". Meanwhile, TUKO.co.ke previously had reported thatPremier League giants Manchester United opened discussions with Serie A campaigners Napoli over a possible switch for £90m-rated centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly in January 2019. Read More »

Bucks get Hill for Delly

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Few NBA players would be keen to be traded from the playoff-bound Milwaukee Bucks to the rebuilding Cavaliers, stripped of stars LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kyle Korver in recent years and possessing the second-worst record in the league. Read More »

Burnley 1-3 Liverpool: Reds mount comeback to ensure record breaking start

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The pressure is on the Reds to keep pace with Manchester City at the top of the table. "I talk for my side but of course you have to be respectful for the other ones". Speaking to reporters (via BBC Sport ) Guardiola said: "There are a lot of emotions in that moment". The defender - one of four players to retain his place in Jurgen Klopp's side - suffered a heavy challenge from Clarets counterpart Ben Mee, which saw him slide down the bank behind the touchline 20 minutes into the ... Read More »

Spurs fan arrested after banana skin thrown onto Arsenal pitch

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Alexandre Lacazette subsequently put the hosts 3-2 up before Lucas Torreira added Arsenal's fourth. Spurs fought back, however, as Eric Dier glanced home a header from a Christian Eriksen free-kick on the half-hour mark. The unrest was not restricted to the stands as the two sets of players had to be separated following Dier's equaliser on a feisty afternoon in north London. Read More »

Messi steals Ronaldo's Champions League record

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Don't expect history to give way when FC Barcelona takes on PSV Eindhoven . Atletico Madrid extended their advantage at the top of Group A with a 2-0 win over already-eliminated Monaco . " PSV began to believe they had a chance and play long balls, but in the end we got the result we came here for". PSV are off to a flawless start in the Eredivisie and are gaining consideration as one of the great Eredivisie teams in history. Read More »

Pouille confirmed for Sunday singles in Davis Cup final

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Former US Open champion Cilic struggled with his first serve in the opening set, yet still didn't face a single break point. After suffering a gut-wrenching loss in 2016, Marin Cilic described Croatia's Davis Cup triumph as a "dream come true". Read More »

Manchester United v Young Boys

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The Red Devils played out a dour 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace at the weekend, leaving them seventh in the Premier League, 14 points behind leaders Manchester City . The result that followed was more damning as Manchester United limped to a draw to Crystal Palace at Old Trafford and lost more ground in the race to finish in the top four. Read More »

'Man United are not far off City'

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City are also top of their Champions League group with just two matchdays remaining. "I don't think [we're far away]", he told Sky Sports . Manchester City will not be adding to their star-studded squad in January, Pep Guardiola revealed in the second half of his press conference heading into the West Ham game. Read More »

Warriors star Stephen Curry involved in multi-car accident

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PST on Westbound Highway 24 on the Oakland side of the Caldecott Tunnel. Authorities say Curry was driving a black Porsche on Friday when the driver of a Lexus lost control and struck his vehicle. As if the bad couldn't get worse for the scuffling Warriors right about now. After the crash, Curry made it to the Warriors " practice facility and the team said he was "fine' after the morning's events. Read More »

'Jarryd has issues to deal with': Greenberg steers clear of Hayne charge

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He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Burwood Local Court on December 10, a police statement said, without naming Hayne. Jarryd Hayne presented himself to police on Monday afternoon. Hayne's representative Wayne Beavis opted not to comment when contacted by AAP after the allegations arose. Police will also allege as the woman resisted - Hayne bit her so savagely, she bled profusely - was sent to hospital, requiring surgery - and there are photos of her injuries. Read More »

Federer routs Thiem to keep chances alive at ATP Finals

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Federer will face South African Anderson in their final group match on Thursday. The Japanese world number nine looked poised to end the season on a high after taking the scalp of six-time victor Federer in their opening round-robin match at London's 02 Arena. Read More »

Wayne Rooney 'embarrassed' by the end of his time at Manchester United

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Wayne Rooney has admitted his final days at Manchester United were "embarrassing", as he slowly realised he was falling out of Jose Mourinho's first-team plans. "It will live with me for a long time", said Rooney before talking about the mini-controversy over his selection. As planned, Rooney got the chance to add to his 53 worldwide goals and was handed the captain's armband one last time when he entered on 58 minutes. Read More »

Jimmy Butler going to 76ers from Minnesota

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Details of the trade are still being finalized. After months of bickering and a poisonous locker room with his Minnesota Timberwolves , four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler has been granted his wish and is set to be traded to the 76ers. Philadelphia's Jerryd Bayless , Justin Patton and a 2020 second-round draft pick will also be sent to Minnesota. On paper at least, Butler projects to be a solid on-court complement to both players, and if the three are able to gel, they could form one of ... Read More »

Thiem eliminates Sock to reach Paris Masters semis

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Federer had 17 aces, while Djokovic got five of his eight in his last three service games of the match, stepping up his level at the right time. "Along with the Wimbledon semi-final against Nadal, it's surely the most exciting match this season". Read More »

Green Bay Packers vs. New England Patriots Spread and Prediction

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Yet, if there is one aspect which the Packers quarterback has struggled with throughout his 13-year career in the National Football League, it's winning away from Lambeau Field. 3 role Sunday. Feeling natural: The domino effect of Tuesday's trade of Ha Ha Clinton-Dix of Washington saw Tramon Williams play nearly entirely at safety against the Patriots . Read More »

Floyd Mayweather next fight is against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa

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Floyd Mayweather is set to have a kicking finish to 2018 as it's been confirmed he'll be taking on the Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa . It's not out of the realm of possibility that the bout is fought under kickboxing rules. The shock announcement was made during a Rizin 14 press conference . Mayweather , the highest earning boxer in history, can expect to bring in more than $100 million for the contest, which is nearly certain to be pay per view. Read More »

9 thoughts on the Red Sox’ World Series title

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He said he felt at home with the Red Sox as soon as he arrived, and not just because he had backed them as a boy. "I know people had doubts at the start of the season with Cora being a first-time manager, but he really made a family-like atmosphere and brought this team together", Safford said from his prime vantage point on Boylston. Read More »

We don't fear Manchester United anymore - Francis

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Mourinho was furious with his team's performance in the first half and let loose on his players at half-time. After ten games last season, the Cherries had just seven points, 12 fewer than their current total after ten, and they're not just outscoring their opponents, they're also conceding fewer. Read More »

Nadal pulls out, seeded players march on at Paris Masters

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But it is Djokovic who will be top dog when the latest ATP rankings appear on Monday, irrespective of his fate in the French capital this week. His Bosnian opponent Damir Dzumhur was forced to retire trailing 6-1 2-1 , allowing the Serb to extend his sequence of consecutive winning sets to 30, passing his previous best mark of 29 from 2015. Read More »

Broncos to honor Demaryius Thomas on Sunday against Texans

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It's no secret that Broncos linebacker Von Miller and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas were close friends. But his hefty salary-cap figure for 2019 ($17.533 million in what is the previous year of his deal) and the emergence of rookie Courtland Sutton as a big-play threat had raised the possibility of Thomas being shipped elsewhere. Read More »

Steven Gerrard interrupts question for player to clarify "warning" for Rangers squad

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The former Liverpool captain added that the side want to "make supporters happy again" and the way to do that was winning. "I don't think any other players can use tiredness as an excuse but we just weren't at it, we didn't do enough to win the game." The 22-year-old said: "It is not an easy place to go to but I'm sure that if we keep together and keep our work-rate high we can get something out of the game". Read More »

Ricciardo endures calamitous Mexico GP as Hamilton secures title

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As they began to emerge for their final laps, Bottas was passed, on the run to Turn One, by Vettel while Hamilton delayed his out-lap - clear signs of the competitive tension between Ferrari and Mercedes. He's leaving the team for Renault in 2019. Both drivers were reprimanded for risky racing moves and team tensions were high. Stoffel Vandoorne produced an unexpected boost at the end of a hard season by rising to eighth in his McLaren , ending a run of 14 races without points that ... Read More »

Guardiola: I Will Never Manager Another Premier League Club

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Liverpool knocked City off the top with a 4-1 win over Cardiff on Saturday, but Guardiola's men can regain pole position on goal difference if they beat Tottenham at Wembley . Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino on this rearranged fixture being the first of five matches in 12 days: "That is not the ideal situation to compete - we have a problem, we create the problem and we need to sort the problem". Read More »

Jose Mourinho laments United’s struggle to take chances and keep clean sheets

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Everton had several chances go begging, most notably when Bernard rounded David De Gea only to find the side netting. "In the last nine matches between Lukaku and Rashford they have scored one goal if I am not wrong". When the game is balanced in the first 20-25 minutes, the penalty starts to put them ahead in the match and more comfortable. Sigurdsson won a midfield duel with Matic, who was subsequently booked, to feed Coleman and the Icelander was quickly into te box to meet ... Read More »

Helicopter crashes in Leicester City vehicle park

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Emergency services work at the scene on the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed in a auto park outside Leicester City Football Club's King Power Stadium in Leicester, England . Leading players in the side, including Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire, sent messages of support on Twitter while rival clubs including Manchester City also voiced their concern. Read More »

Manchester United Won’t Sell Pogba Because Of THIS Reason

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Former United midfielder Paul Ince believes Mourinho has turned the club into a "laughing stock" following a turbulent start to the season. "I know he's not scored for eight games, but I don't think the criticism of Lukaku is fair". "Our attacking players were not with, I say it in a amusing way, "honey in their feet", but everyone tried and everyone was strong to try to the end". Read More »

David Luiz: 'Chelsea's spirit against Manchester United was amazing'

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Yet Mourinho ended up questioning why Dean played so much stoppage time after Barkley snatched a point for the hosts in the 96th minute. After Chelsea missed two attempts on goal, the club's midfielder Ross Barkley found the back of the net to score a late 96th-minute equalizer, thereby making it 2-2 against The Red Devils. Read More »

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's visit to Dubbo

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During that time, they will take in all the sights of Australia , before heading to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand , meeting with locals and carrying out engagements at the Invictus Games in Sydney . this morning doing yoga in her room as she couldn't sleep", Waverley added, according to Sky News . "We both talked about how you feel jet lagged even though you have not travelled anywhere". Read More »