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Newcomer De Randamie says 'nobody will forget me' after Holm fight

Anderson said the decision to leave was one of the hardest decisions she had ever made, but a decision she believed more Australian fighters should make. Man, if we talk about credentials, I'm right where I want to be. Victory would make her the UFC's only women to have won belts in multiple divisions. [Full Article...]

Bucks forward Jabari Parker leaves with sprained left knee

Bad news: MRI shows JaBari Parker has torn his ACL again, league sources say. It definitely (affected the Bucks). "To this point, our doctors are calling it a knee sprain", Bucks GM John Hammond said. However, he would not speculate on Parker's injury. "I couldn't believe it", Oakley said. Coach Jason Kidd did not address reporters after the game. [Full Article...]

EPL teams more defensive this season: Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho

The Champions League will be a welcome distraction but it is a big ask for the Foxes to get past a very good Sevilla team. Mourinho's side face Watford in the Premier League on Saturday before the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie against Saint-Etienne and an FA Cup trip to Blackburn Rovers the following week. [Full Article...]

Lukasz Fabianski: Swansea must take positives from Man City defeat

The 19-year-old Brazilian's headline-grabbing start to life in England has led to speculation over Aguero's future under the ruthless Pep Guardiola, and former City and England right-back Mills believes the chemistry between the pair is simply not working. [Full Article...]

Israel approves controversial settlement expansion bill

The United Nations envoy on Middle East peace warned Monday that the law could have significant legal implications for Israel and would push away the hope of a peace agreement with the Arab world. Opposing the law would have risked alienating his supporters and ceding ground to Jewish Home. "He can simply turn around and say, "I tried my hardest". [Full Article...]

Egypt, Ghana book semifinal spots

Egypt, Ghana book semifinal spots It will be a sixth consecutive semi-final for Ghana , who have not won the trophy since 1982. The newly-inaugurated VEEP of Ghana , however, cautioned the team to be wary of Cameroon , as they might not be an easy team to vanquish. Burkina Faso beat Tunisia with two goals in the last nine minutes, Cameroon knocked out Senegal in a penalty shootout, Ghana killed off Congo's challenge with ... [Full Article...]

AFCON 2017: Egypt to face Burkina Faso in semis

The two teams were evenly matched in a first half of few real chances, with both sides only managing one shot apiece on target. Mohsen looks to have a serious problem with a knee but we will need to carry out more detailed tests. "I am proud of all the players. They returned after a long absence and what a good time it was for them", he said. With the semi and final just four days apart, it w... [Full Article...]

Dimitri Payet: West Ham agree fee to sell France worldwide to Marseille

Payet himself tweeted that he was on his way home. Dimitri Payet's stand-off with West Ham appears to be close to a resolution with reports Sunday the France worldwide was poised to sign for Marseille . Sky sources understand one of the conditions for accepting the fee was the insertion of a 25 per cent sell-on clause. The 29 year old had told West Ham he no longer wanted to play for them e... [Full Article...]

Al-Shabaab attack Kenyan military base in Somalia

Al-Shabaab attack Kenyan military base in Somalia But a Kenyan military spokesman said the dawn attack was repelled, the base was not overrun and scores of insurgents were killed in the fighting. Al Shabaab, whose assessment of casualties often differs markedly from official versions, typically rams the entrance to a target site with a auto or truck bomb so fighters can storm in. [Full Article...]

Middlesbrough reject Ramirez bid

Middlesbrough reject Ramirez bid But while the Spaniard continues to be a high-profile punching bag for the media, despite a good start to 2017, it is sporting director Patrick Kluivert who has thus far flopped most spectacularly this season. The French club have approved of the winger's exit but Karanka faces competition from the former Real Madrid player's boyhood club Las Palmas. 'For him it is a really important move now be... [Full Article...]

Federer vs. Nadal: Australian Open numbers you need to know

Federer vs. Nadal: Australian Open numbers you need to know Nadal, six years older than Dimitrov, had spent more than 14 hours winning five matches; the Bulgarian's wins had taken him about three hours less. "I think the player who plays better is going to be the victor". He beat Federer in five in the final that year - his only title so far in Australia. Even so, these weren't the finals pairings many would have expected.?According to the pre-tournament... [Full Article...]

Knicks Reached Out To Celtics and Clippers About Carmelo Anthony Trade

Matthew Dellavedova left the Cavs as free agent status, and Lebron regretted that the Cleveland Cavalier Management allowed him to do so. It's questionable they'd do that for a 32-year-old. So it's worth considering where he would go if it wasn't Cleveland. This coincides with an earlier report from The Vertical saying the Knicks are reaching out to the Clippers , Cavs and Celtics. [Full Article...]

Woods, Day and Johnson grouped together for Farmers Insurance Open

He'll take a week off before playing the Genesis Open at the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles and then it's off to Palm Beach, Florida for the Honda Classic . "I've been thinking about it", Woods said. "I've played a lot at home, but it's different than being out here at tour level and playing against these guys and the flow of playing tournament golf. [Full Article...]

Sixers beat Clippers as Nerlens Noel stuffs the stat-sheet

In fact, the team has too many options in Richaun Holmes , Joel Embiid , Nerlens Noel , and Jahlil Okafor . However, Embiid will not even travel with the team to Milwaukee for the 76ers' Wednesday matchup against the Bucks. Playing just 25.3 minutes per game due to a minutes restriction, Embiid is now averaging 19.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.1 assists per contest. [Full Article...]

Tommy Fleetwood What's In The Bag?

Tommy Fleetwood What's In The Bag? An eagle on the final hole helped Dustin Johnson to joint second with Spain's Pablo Larrazabal on 16-under, while Lee Westwood carded a 69 to tie with Henrik Stenson for eighth on 13-under. 28's last win was down the road in the 2012 Dubai Desert Classic, and he was delighted to get into contention again. I got to No. 47 once and I dropped out very quickly. [Full Article...]

Arsenal extend Mertesacker's contract as defender nears return

Arsenal extend Mertesacker's contract as defender nears return Speaking at a news conference at Arsenal's London Colney training ground on Thursday morning, Wenger said: "I expect it to be a very quiet period". Hector Bellerin (ankle), Kieran Gibbs (knee) and Francis Coquelin (hamstring) are all set to be in contention for a return to the side and Olivier Giroud is fit despite being forced off during the win at Swansea with an ankle issue. [Full Article...]

Oakland Raiders officially file paperwork to relocate to Las Vegas

An owners vote could happen as soon as March at the NFL's annual meeting in Phoenix. The investors are anchored by Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott and former quarterback Rodney Peete. The stadium was built in 1966 and has housed both the Raiders and MLB's Oakland Athletics, but efforts to find a new home for the Raiders have come up short. [Full Article...]

San Francisco 49ers Plan to Offer Kyle Shanahan Head-Coaching Job

Shanahan is obviously coaching the Falcons in the playoffs right now, leading them all the way to the conference title game. The Falcons encountered a similar situation two years ago, when they had to wait until the conclusion of the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl run before offering then-Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn their open head coaching job. [Full Article...]

Carmelo Anthony discusses no-trade clause, criticism from Phil Jackson associate

However, moving on from the nine-time All-Star has become an increasingly popular topic in NY. The Knicks have dropped 10 of their past 12 games and are 18-23 at the season's midway point. "They want me out?" I haven't mentioned it, not once. The Knicks star said when the club is in a nosedive, he's always marked as the culprit. In other words: the Knicks can propose, field, or agree to any tr... [Full Article...]

Chinese weightlifters to return 2008 Beijing Olympic Gold medals over doping

Chinese weightlifters to return 2008 Beijing Olympic Gold medals over doping The re-tests were ordered using new and more sensitive tests to detect steroids and other banned substances being used several weeks instead of several days before a urine sample was given. The athletes are part of eight new disqualifications announced in the latest round of an extensive program to re-analyze samples stored since the Beijing and London Olympics. [Full Article...]


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