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Fowler pleads with Liverpool to keep 'top quality' Sturridge

However, Rush wants Liverpool to be careful against West Ham, who he thinks could be unsafe owing to their recent poor run, with the Reds legend also stating that the east London outfit boast a good record at Anfield lately. Liverpool have been handed a timely fitness boost ahead of their Premier League showdown with West Ham this weekend with some key men able to take part in full training this afternoon . Read More

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Rockies sign Ian Desmond to five-year, $70-million deal

Rockies sign Ian Desmond to five-year, $70-million deal

Desmond last played with the Texas Rangers in 2016, though he spent the first seven years of his career with the Washington Nationals. However, as evidenced by Hanley Ramirez 's near-miraculous defensive bounce-back in 2016, even the least capable of outfielders can learn to play first base serviceably with enough work over the offseason. Read More

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Arsenal routs Basel 4-1 to win Champions League group

Arsenal routs Basel 4-1 to win Champions League group

Wenger told BT Sport 2: "We made a great result to be top of this group which is what we wanted". "We can still have a hard draw, so it will still be hard, but you go forward with less guilt when you finish first". "I don't even know who we can get, but we can still have a hard draw, as I said last night", Wenger said after the win. And the champions of England have a 20 goals a season striker nearly every year. Read More

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South Africa beat Olympic champions to take gold in Dubai

South Africa beat Olympic champions to take gold in Dubai

Fiji and England had the crowd on their feet for much of this encounter, with a thrilling first half that saw tries from England's Ruaridh McConnochie and Dan Norton, while Setareki Bituniyata and Samisoni Viriviri touched down for Fiji. "So, hats off to the boys as they always putting me in space and doing the hard work on my inside to make sure that I have space on the outside", the World Sevens Player of the Year said. Read More

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French GP to return to Paul Ricard in 2018

French GP to return to Paul Ricard in 2018

The French GP will return to the Formula 1 calendar in 2018 after a decade's absence at the Paul Ricard circuit, organisers have confirmed. Ten years has been a long time, but never say never , as the famous saying goes! Although not used as an F1 race venue for almost three decades, Paul Ricard hosted a wet-weather 2017 Pirelli tyre test in September and is considered one of the most high-tech venues in world motorsport . Read More

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Berry's big plays stun Falcons

The Falcons, rallying from a 27-16 deficit, went ahead 28-27 on Ryan's 5-yard touchdown pass to Aldrick Robinson with 4:32 remaining. Berry, already having another huge season after overcoming cancer in 2015 to be named the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year, was playing before friends and family in his hometown of Atlanta , and ended up shining brighter than anyone in the National Football League in Week 13. Read More

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Stein Shifts Pennsylvania Recount Effort to Federal Court

The state board of canvassers voted 2-2 on President-elect Donald Trump's objection to Stein's recount, meaning that Wednesday morning was the earliest that a recount could start - but the judge's ruling changed that. Goldsmith said a state law that requires a two-business-day waiting period to begin a recount is likely in violation of voting rights, according to reports . Read More

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Neymar feeds Messi for Champions League goal at Celtic

Celtic can no longer secure even the consolation of a Europa League berth, but Rodgers said his side would learn a lot of lessons from their foray into Europe's elite competition following a two-year absence. Celtic carved out a prime chance for an equaliser eight minutes after the restart, but Moussa Dembele's tame header went right at Marc-Andre ter Stegen for an easy save. Read More

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College Football Playoff needs work

Tourism officials say any of the four semifinalists - Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington - are welcome, but some business owners who stand to benefit from the crowds have favorites. Barrett and the Buckeyes are set to try and get that win against Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl on December 31 in Glendale, Ariz. Clemson and Ohio State will face off in a College Football Playoff semifinal in the Playstation Fiesta Bowl on New Year's Eve. Read More

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England Captain Alastair Cook Rues Top-Order Failure for Mohali Loss

Despite an injured Haseeb Hameed scoring his second global half century, the tourists once again flattered to decisive with the bat as India knocked off the 103 runs required to stretch their unbeaten home run to 17 matches. Root played 179 balls hitting six fours in the process. But post Root, Hameed did put up a fight but it was always for a losing cause. Woakes was dismissed caught behind after India took the second new ball. Read More

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NJ man missing in CA warehouse fire

But it was just a labyrinth'. "We don't know if any of them went someplace else, self-transported to the hospital", Reed told CNN . He added that the city was aware of reports that people were living there, despite no permits for habitation being issued. Read More

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Woods starts fast again, struggles at finish in Hero event

Woods starts fast again, struggles at finish in Hero event

World number six Matsuyama, who has won three of his last four starts worldwide, holed out from the fairway to eagle the par-four seventh on his way to a 19-under total of 197 for a commanding seven-shot lead. "I couldn't hit it any better than that one", Woods said. Woods now sits at eight-under par heading into Sunday's final round. When the ball disappeared in the cup and the gallery around the green roared, Woods raised his right hand in the air with his index finger saying, "No. Read More

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Under-fire Pardew admits Palace in crisis

Under-fire Pardew admits Palace in crisis

Forster aimed to clear the ball with his left foot but missed it, it came off his right foot and Benteke was on hand to tap it home for his sixth goal of the season and put them ahead in the 33rd minute. The Saints recorded 19 shots but only three were on target. The French worldwide has missed recent matches, with Wayne Hennessey coming back between the posts. Read More

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Alan Branch avoids four-game suspension

Alan Branch avoids four-game suspension

Branch always appeared confident he would win the appeal, but it is still shocking to see him not only cleared but cleared this quickly. Branch learned of a positive test about two weeks ago and immediately appealed because it was evident there were marijuana traces in his system from a previously failed test, according to a source . Read More

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LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed

LA 2024's budget has $5.3 billion of revenue and cost that leaves $0 of net position and $491.9 million (10.2% of costs) contingency. That is what we mean by a 'New Games for a New Era.' This is a realistic Plan, with a responsible, realistic budget, that faithfully reflects the IOC's Olympic Agenda 2020 philosophy: credibility; sustainability; partnership. Read More

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Anthiony scores 29, Knicks defeat Timberwolves 118-114

He attempted 82 3-pointers all of last season. "I had miscues where I let things slide away", he said, per Frederick. "At the end of the day, Joakim didn't go anywhere". The list of other players to accomplish the feat is very impressive. "He used to tell me that when I played for him because we used to butt heads all the time ". Read More

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Kilpatrick, Nets rally for double-OT victory over Clippers

Kilpatrick, Nets rally for double-OT victory over Clippers

But I thought it might be easier - not to mention more productive - to pull over on the 405 and scream Christmas carols at the traffic rushing by. "I thought he did a great job". Kilpatrick also tallied a career-high in rebounds, 14, and led the Nets team in minutes played with 47. The Clippers head to Brooklyn to face the Nets on Tuesday - their fourth of a six-game road trip. Read More

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Pirates active in search of Andrew McCutchen trade

Pirates active in search of Andrew McCutchen trade

Should he be traded and return to form, it would be a long two years for the Pirates front office. McCutchen is signed for $14 million in 2017, with a $14.75 million club option for 2018 that can be bought out for $1 million. The Pirates have made McCutchen available and the Nationals have a number of prospects Pittsburgh may be interested in. Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen's name has been dangled as a potential trade piece this offseason, and it appears more likely ... Read More

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Mariners trade former 1st rd pick for two starting pitcher prospects

After an outstanding first half in 2011, Seattle traded Fister to the Detroit Tigers for four players, the most notable of which was reliever Charlie Furbush , in what was widely regarded one of Jack Zduriencik's worst moves. But it's likely the Mariners will also look at other more experienced options on the free agent market as well. Still, it makes plenty of sense for an organization searching for impact bats to take a chance on a 20-year-old considered one of the top prep bats of the ... Read More

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