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UFC Champ McGregor to Promote Pegasus World Cup in Video Series

UFC Champ McGregor to Promote Pegasus World Cup in Video Series

The 13th jockey video series, directed by Frank Coraci ( The Wedding Singer ) will document McGregor's training for the race, which of course includes learning how to ride a horse. I had no idea he was talking about a horse. What is it about the sport of horse racing that you like? Question: For the story of the "13th Jockey" how did you train for the big race? Today, I would like to announce to the world that I'll become the pound-for-pound No. Read More

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Mourinho instructions help Rashford sparkle

Mourinho instructions help Rashford sparkle

Dimitri Payet tried his luck from a long distance, pulling his shot wide for the first chance of the match. Dean seemed swayed by Jones' reaction to the tackle and brandished a red card to the astonishment of virtually everyone watching. Having taken his frustrations out on a water bottle following what he perceived to be another poor call from an official in another home draw with West Ham , Mourinho was hit with his second touchline ban of the season. Read More

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Texans fall in regular season finale to Tennessee

Texans fall in regular season finale to Tennessee

The Houston Texans had nothing to gain in their final regular season game except pride. "I think it's important because one, you have a winning year, but beyond that, I think we could match the record of the team that won our division". "We've had a lot of success this year doing what we do, and obviously there'll probably be some elements of our game plan that change just based on my skill set based on what Marcus has to offer". Read More

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Patriots at Dolphins: Recap, Highlights, Final Score and More

A holding penalty on Geneo Grissom on an Edelman punt returned changed New England's starting position from their own 30-yard line back to their own 10-yard line. With that, here are the Four Ups and the Four Downs from the Patriots' 35-14 win on Sunday. The Dolphins will be the No. 6 seed in the playoffs. Tom Brady was ideal on the opening drive, and helped the Patriots offense march down the field for a touchdown. Read More

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Nadal wins 4th title at Abu Dhabi

Nadal wins 4th title at Abu Dhabi

A scorching forehand victor secured the first set for Nadal after both men had picked up breaks in the opening exchanges but Goffin ensured it would not be all plain sailing. "It will be a tough match, but I will do my best", Nadal said. "I came to the net when I needed to do, so I'm really happy to play a good match". But he looked as though he was in very good shape throughout this contest. Read More

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Carmelo Anthony ejected for hitting Thabo Sefolosha in the head

The New York Knicks visit the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday in a matchup of two teams looking to break out of a crowded pack in the Eastern Conference. "He punched me", Sefolosha said after the game, as reported by ESPN . The last time Anthony put this much emphasis on a game, issuing a must-win decree for a December 17 game in Denver, the Knicks were embarrassed, 127-114. Read More

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Bob Bradley frustrated with Swansea exit

I preface this by saying that I'm sure Swansea fans are "pleased" (heavily sarcastic) that Bob Bradley had Swansea as his "guinea pig" to learn about managing in the Premier League. Former Tottenham and West Ham manager Harry Redknapp has declared his interest in taking the vacant manager's job at Swansea . " Swansea are a good club and it would be a tough challenge, but a good challenge". Read More

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Emotional Steve Smith announces Sunday will 'probably' be his last game

Emotional Steve Smith announces Sunday will 'probably' be his last game

His 69-yard touchdown catch in double overtime to end a 2003 divisional playoff game at St. Louis is arguably the most memorable in team history. Football has problem given me more than I probably could give football back. He's had eight 1,000-yard seasons, including his first in Baltimore, and his absence will leave the Ravens without one of their biggest playmakers. "I've been playing with house money", Smith told reporters . Read More

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Ronda Rousey health fears: Ex reveals concerns ahead of Amanda Nunes fight

Ronda Rousey health fears: Ex reveals concerns ahead of Amanda Nunes fight

She has candidly and bravely talked about the suicidal thoughts she had in the immediate aftermath in one rare interview while the UFC granted her desire not to do any pre-fight media obligations leading up to Saturday's title clash. Rousey's success in MMA paved the way for her to become one of the most well recognized sports figures on a global level, and opened the door for all kinds of opportunities outside of the cage. Read More

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Trump gets Christmas letter from Vladimir Putin, calls it 'very nice'

Trump gets Christmas letter from Vladimir Putin, calls it 'very nice'

The letter arrives amid growing fears of a nuclear arms race between the USA and Russian Federation after Trump took to Twitter and doubled down on nuclear expansion earlier in the week. Do you, dear reader, remember when, at one of his rallies, Donald Trump very clearly told the Russian president, Vladimir Putin , to go ahead and hack into our internet and go after Hillary Clinton's emails? The Washington Post's Greg Sargent spoke with several nuclear experts about the potential ... Read More

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Chelsea widen EPL gap with new record

Chelsea widen EPL gap with new record

Chelsea will equal Arsenal's Premier League record of 13 straight wins in a single season if they beat Stoke City at home on Saturday, raising the possibility of setting a new mark at Tottenham Hotspur. And an early move when Fabregas nearly played in Pedro behind the visitors' defence suggested this would be a testing afternoon for the Cherries. Read More

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Troy Ave expected to be released from hospital following Brooklyn shooting

A passerby helped Troy and his girlfriend to the local hospital for emergency care. The shooting happened at about 4:20 p.m. near East 91st Street and Linden Boulevard in the Brownsville section of the borough. He is now out on $500,000 bail after a shooting erupted in the VIP section of the concert left his bodyguard, Ronald McPhatter , dead and Troy with a leg wound. Read More

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Crystal Palace draw Watford in Allardyce's debut

And in an interview with Sky Sports , Allardyce has described just how low he felt in the aftermath of his sensational departure from the England job. "It would obviously be a massive blow for me and Crystal Palace [if he goes to Gabon]". Zaha got mad and had to be restrained, then Allardyce got mad after the match . Read More

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Match Reports: Arsenal 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

Arsenal's wretched afternoon was transformed in an instant when Olivier Giroud bullied Gareth McAuley, wrestling the West Brom defender aside before heading the victor. They were tenacious, well- organised and we needed to keep patient and not make a defensive mistake. And Ozil learned of it in the 87 minute when he decided against walking the ball into the net and rather be more direct by finding Olivier Giroud in the box. Read More

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Mike Zimmer downplays actions by Vikings DBs

Mike Zimmer downplays actions by Vikings DBs

On the Packers' first possession, Rhodes, Terence Newman and Captain Munnerlyn all covered Nelson, who finished the first half with seven catches on seven targets for 145 yards and two touchdowns. Zimmer also said that late changes made by the coaching staff might have led to the aforementioned miscommunication . Speaking about this storyline, NFL Network analyst (and former player) Deion Sanders called out the Vikings DBs . Read More

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Golden State Warriors to Face Detroit Pistons

Golden State Warriors to Face Detroit Pistons

The 2015-16 Golden State Warriors didn't lose much in the regular season. Thompson scored 17, while JaVale McGee chipped in 15 markers off the bench. Tough defense on Brook Lopez . Zaza Pachulia and Klay Thompson had team highs with ten points, Kevin Durant scored nine, and Stephen Curry seven. "Looking back at my time in Cleveland, it was really valuable in a lot of ways", Harris told NetsDaily . Read More

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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving save Christmas in Cleveland

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving save Christmas in Cleveland

Many analysts expect the Warriors and Cavaliers to make history next June by becoming the first pair of teams to meet in the Finals for three consecutive years. Channing Frye came off the bench and scored 10 points for the Cavs. But, as we learned time and time again this year: just because an outcome is all but unthinkable and unimaginable, it doesn't mean that it won't happen. Read More

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Jay Ajayi's 2-yard TD give Dolphins 7-0 lead

They won a bout for the ages. Taylor found former Dolphins tight end Charles Clay on an 18-yard touchdown as the Bills tried to keep track, trailing 28-21. If Moore can limit his mistakes, his aggressive style can lead to an edge for Miami. It got stop after stop, including on fourth-and-1 from the Dolphins 39. Read More

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Edwin Encarnacion will remain a fantasy star in Cleveland

Edwin Encarnacion will remain a fantasy star in Cleveland

Ruiz is ranked as the third-best global prospect according to mlb.com, and scouting reports suggest the 22-year-old starter could reach the majors as quickly as the upcoming season. Sure, the Indians had the potent offensive combination of Francisco Lindor , Jason Kipnis and Jose Ramirez , but none of them had an offensive game that was built around mashing the ball to the moon. Read More

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Duke's Grayson Allen Trips Player, Suspended Indefinitely

Duke's Grayson Allen Trips Player, Suspended Indefinitely

The latest tripping incident was the third time the Duke star intentionally tripped an opponent within the previous year. Elon's Steven Santa Ana gets tripped by Duke's Grayson Allen in the first half of Wednesday night's game. On Thursday morning, that "more" arrived. With the game seconds away from ending, Allen trips Florida State's Xavier Rathan-Mayes. Allen has been suspended indefinitely by the team, the Raleigh News & Observer reports. Read More

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Unloads for season-high 55 points in win

But the drama wasn't over yet. "I know what their game scheme is every night", Cousins told CSN Bay Area's Kayte Christensen in an on-court television interview after the game. It's really not appropriate in a professional setting for a 6-foot-11 guy to yell and curse at people a foot shorter than he is in hopes that they'll accede to his unreasonable requests. Read More

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Alex Morgan: USWNT star signs for European champion Lyon

Alex Morgan: USWNT star signs for European champion Lyon

The California native most recently played for the Orlando Pride in the NWSL, where she made 15 appearances and scored four goals in the 2016 season. Morgan will miss the opening of the 2017 NWSL season, but she'll return in June. "I want to be the best player in the United States ... the best player in the world". While this seems like the ideal move for Morgan, perhaps the biggest victor here is Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas. Read More

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'It felt like a dude hit me'

Then Mixon winds up and hits her, dropping her to the ground and breaking her jaw. And even though she hit me like she hit me, I was so shocked because she hit me so hard. "Like they said - like she was looking for a fight", the attorney said of their description of her. "Nobody was trying to jump her", Mixon is heard saying in the video. Read More

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