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Mavericks waive point guard Deron Williams

As for the Mavericks themselves, they have told Deron Williams they will buy him out if he wishes to become a free agent, according to Stein. In five and a half seasons with the Utah Jazz, Deron Williams spent his best years of his playing career. Read More »

What's next for Derrick Lewis after knocking out Travis Browne?

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Derrick Lewis is now on a six-fight winning streak in the UFC heavyweight division. Lewis was then asked what adjustments he had to make going into the second round of the fight. "He call himself a man, but he likes to put his hands on women". So when (Lewis) landed the punch where (Browne) went out, he was able to land two more before I came in to stop the fight But, for sure, I should have stopped it a little earlier. Read More »

Kerala DGP orders inquiry into moral policing of cops

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Vishnu and Aarathy were sitting at a public park in Thiruvananthapuram when two women constables approached and started quizzing them. Kerala's Police Commissioner Lokanath Behera on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into a case where a couple in the state went live on Facebook to expose police personnel accosting them over their "vulgar behaviour". Read More »

LA, Paris left in race for 2024 Summer Olympics after Budapest withdraws

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Bid supporters however insisted that Budapest, which unlike Paris or Los Angeles has never hosted the Games, was more suited than its rivals to the International Olympic Committee's low-priced Agenda 2020 strategy. According to Reuters , a poll released earlier Wednesday showed 56 percent of Budapest voters opposed a bid, while only a third of all Hungarians supported it. Read More »

Manchester United draw Chelsea away in the FA Cup quarter finals

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He suffered his heaviest defeat in his eight seasons in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge last October, when Antonio Conte's side hammered United 4-0. He says: "What I think is that he had a very ugly injury, really, really ugly". The final against Southampton follows at Wembley on Sunday and Mourinho says he can not be certain Rooney will recover in time to play. Read More »

Netanyahu Says Trump's Election Victory Boosts Israel-US Strategic Alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, shakes hands with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during a joint press conference at the Istana, or Presidential Palace, in Singapore, Monday, Feb. In a region with failed and failing states Israel is "really an important ideological ally", said Koplow. Netanyahu reportedly asked that negotiations with the Palestinians be resumed and that a regional peace summit be convened that would include attendance by senior representatives from ... Read More »

Karolina Pliskova defeats Caroline Wozniacki to win Qatar Open

Wozniacki went into the match with a 3-0 record against Pliskova, who will remain No. 3 in the world rankings. Pliskova won her second WTA title of the year, after Brisbane in January, and the eighth of her career. The unseeded Dane took yet another weather delay in her stride to defeat qualifier Davis 7-5 6-1 at the quarter-final stage and returned late in the evening to knock out Puig. Read More »

Branden Albert may be an option at guard for Broncos

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The former top pick would've cost the Dolphins $10.5 million this season, and the team will take on a $2 million cap hold penalty for letting him go. It's wonderful how quickly Williams' career has gone by after being taken with the number one overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. Read More »

Distracted beagle a hit at Westminster Dog Show

Even if you weren't feeling the love on Valentine's Day, the extremely good dogs at the 2017 Westminster Dog Show were certainly enough to put you in good spirits. Rumor's owner, Kent Boyles , is from Maumee, Ohio. When asked what Rumor's plans are, Boyles said, "She's going to be relaxing for a while, and finding an appropriate husband". Read More »

Milwaukee Bucks: Takeaways From Win Over Detroit Pistons

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Tobias Harris is putting up 16.5 points per game to lead the team while Andre Drummond is adding 14.6 points and 13.9 rebounds per contest. But while those two were dominating, the rest of the Bucks struggled to find the hoop, especially from outside, where the Bucks made just two of 11 3-point attempts before the break. Read More »

Rare Kroos goal helps Madrid to comeback win over Napoli

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From there on it was mostly one-way traffic through the first half. The second leg is at the Stadio San Paolo on March 7. Benzema had missed a clear chance inside the first minute but he made amends by levelling the scores with his 51st goal in the competition - one more than the previous best tally for a French player, set by Thierry Henry. Read More »

Steve Smith happy to turn up heat on India

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The senior players need to take that challenge to do well in India . "Our individuals will play the best cricket they know". "So I've chose to stay back in my crease a little bit", he said, with a smile. I think he is the player we have to overcome. I need to do that first, for the guys to show that energy. On coming down to wicket against spinners: I did advance once at the start of the summer and got out LBW. Read More »

Toronto Raptors may have just won East with Serge Ibaka Trade

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Ibaka, selected 24th overall by Seattle in the 2008 draft, is averaging 15.1 points and 6.8 rebounds a game this season. It also should be noted that while Ibaka is a pending free agent, he and Lowry both share the same agent, Andy Miller, so Toronto should have an idea of what they're getting, both this year and moving forward, by acquiring him. Read More »

National Football League warns Texas over "bathroom bill": No Super Bowl for you!

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Government buildings, public schools and universities must designate use of dressing rooms, locker rooms, and bathrooms based on a person's biological sex as it is listed on their birth certificate. Those six games were moved to Greenville, S.C. We'll see how this plays out, but it sounds like Texas and other states are headed down the same road North Carolina traversed when it approved HB2. Read More »

Alex McLeish to return to Rangers?

Alex McLeish admits it would be hard to turn down Rangers were they to offer him the vacant manager's position. Under-20s coach Graeme Murty will take interim charge of the first team for Sunday's William Hill Scottish Cup fifth-round tie against Morton, Rangers said. Read More »

Moyes reveals New York City trip for Sunderland... and invites Trump

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A win would have taken the Black cats out of the drop zone but instead they remain bottom on 19 points, two off safety, while Southampton are now 11th with 30 points and can breathe easier ahead of the EFL Cup Final in two weeks. However the last two League matches would certainly have inspired a sense of hope within the team that they can once more avoid relegation. Only Swansea (28) have conceded more home goals in the Premier League this season than Sunderland (24). Read More »

Wenger refuses to concede title fight is over

It's hard to imagine Arsenal without Wenger on the touchline complaining about a decision or fumbling around with the zippers on his jacket, but it seems increasingly likely that it could become a reality soon. "What matters is not the opinion of people but how we respond", he said. "But I don't feel it is absolutely clear". Wenger added: "You can not be a fan until last Tuesday (when Arsenal lost 2-1 at home to Watford) and not be a fan anymore and not be behind the team this Saturday". Read More »

After Losing Game, Team Loses Bus

Bonaventure. Ramsey was tweeting before the game that the bus driver could not even find the campus. Not the best way to spend a Wednesday night in NY. Using a Global Positioning System on a device that was left on the bus, Troopers were able to track the vehicle and stop it 35 miles away from St. Bonaventure. Read More »

Rummenigge surprised by Lahm call

The 33-year-old Lahm, who retired from worldwide football after leading Germany as captain to the World Cup title in 2014, says "it's just a few more months but no more". "Lahm would have been a sports director without a seat on the board (of directors) - unlike predecessor Matthias Sammer (2012 to 2016)". Lahm will end his career as a Bayern legend, yet there was a time when his future at the club was uncertain as he was sent on a two-year loan to Stuttgart in 2003. Read More »

Sergio Aguero's future at City

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Jesus was sought after by many clubs throughout Europe, and it looks like City has found the heir to Sergio Aguero. "Now we are third, that Champions League spot for next year is going to be tough as well". "I think over the 90 minutes we deserved to win but the gap between our first half display and our second was too big". "Many times this season in last minute we have conceded". Read More »

Super Bowl LI: It's a new plateau for Falcons QB Matt Ryan

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He most likely will enter the Super Bowl arena with the initials MVP appended to his name - having claimed that award in absentia the night before. It isn't a guarantee that Ryan will take home the award, though, as New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is also a possibility. Read More »

Ligue 1: Payet completes Marseille return

French attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet has joined Marseille as West Ham confirm £25million deal. Speaking in his first press conference as a Marseille player (again), the France global was asked whether he feels he should explain his recent actions. Read More »

Winks: Pochettino makes Spurs stars do this if nutmegged three times

Tottenham got themselves back in the game when Son's effort from a tight angle deflected home before Spurs were awarded a penalty in the 64th minute After Vincent Janssen was fouled in the area. "Full credit to Wycombe and how they played the first half". It is the oldest competition in the world and the teams and people try to win to lift the trophy. Read More »

Twitter reacts to Liverpool's second cup exit this week

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In the league, they are now in fourth place and ten points adrift of Chelsea. Jurgen Klopp was at a loss to explain Liverpool's performance in the shock 2-1 FA Cup defeat to Wolves at Anfield. It's all well and good scoring contributing when the team is playing well, but senior players like Lallana, Hendo, Coutinho et al need to show up when the team is struggling, and that isn't happening right now. Read More »

Usain Bolt stripped off 2008 Olympic Gold

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Stuart Stimpson, Carter's legal adviser said that his client would embed petition with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS). "Things happen in life, if it's confirmed or whatever and I need to give back my gold medal it's not a problem to me". Read More »

Real Madrid: Benzema too often looks like he's on a Sunday stroll

Despite their dominance Real found themselves further behind just before the break when John Guidetti's effort was saved by Kiko Casilla but was then inadvertently sent home for an own goal by Danilo. "I have to congratulate my players, this triumph is theirs", he told Marca . The team now seems to have to focus on Champions League and La Liga. City rivals Atletico Madrid cruised into the last four despite fielding an under-strength side after a 2-2 draw at Eibar secured a 5-2 aggregate win. Read More »