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Unnamed NFL source blasts Dalvin Cook for on and off-field shortcomings

Unnamed NFL source blasts Dalvin Cook for on and off-field shortcomings

FOURNETTE: Some believe the LSU product could be gone by the time the Panthers pick at No. 8 overall, and Fournette doesn't lack in confidence but recognizes that the running back class doesn't begin and end with him. "Big running backs are nice", said Gettleman, who is known to covet players with size. "That's what I weighed in the season". Friday, he will go through on-field drills and tests. Read More

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New 'Dancing' cast includes Biles, 'Bachelor'

Normani Kordei from Fifth Harmony and Val Chmerkovskiy. Athletes like Ross will have to bring it on DWTS , as the reigning champion is Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez. Flamenco guitarist Charo will dance with Keo Motsepe , while Saturday Night Live veteran Chris Kattan will compete with Witney Carson . What do you think of the new Dancing with the Stars cast? Add " Dancing With The Stars " cast member to his retirement resume. Read More

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WHO Publishes First List of 'Priority' Pathogens

However, this is the first time that a list has been produced by a global health agency from the point of view of threat to worldwide public health. Da Silva said those codes are being revised. Consequently, only a handful of new antibiotics have entered the market in the past 10 years. "We need effective antibiotics for our health systems". Read More

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Sixers send Ilyasova to Hawks for Splitter

The 6-foot-10 Ilyasova is expected to add scoring punch to Atlanta's front line as the Hawks attempt to improve their playoff position. While reports have yet to indicate what second rounders are to be included, Atlanta now owns the Brooklyn Nets' and the Miami Heat's second rounders for this year and the Washington Wizards' second-round selection in 2019. Read More

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Clippers' Chris Paul medically cleared, could play against Warriors

In previous seasons, seeding has been important for this team. Kevin Durant left the game late in the first with what the Warriors called a left pinky contusion, but X-rays were negative. "The urgency is definitely there more this year than it has been", Pierce said. A team they had blown out earlier this season by 47 points. So much so that the Warriors had to show up for one quarter only in order to bury the Chris Paul-less Clippers. Read More

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76ers' No. 1 pick Ben Simmons will not play this season

76ers' No. 1 pick Ben Simmons will not play this season

It's the latest body blow for a rebuilding franchise that was an National Basketball Association worst 10-72 last season and hasn't reached the postseason since the 2011-2012 campaign. He initially was expected to miss three months after having surgery on October 4 to fix an acute Jones fracture in his foot. The Victorian was Philadelphia's first No.1 overall pick since Allen Iverson in 1996 and all set to play point-forward. Read More

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Kerala DGP orders inquiry into moral policing of cops

Kerala DGP orders inquiry into moral policing of cops

The couple recorded their interaction with the police officials on Facebook live . They were reportedly released after the parents of the couple came to the police station. Vishnu and Arathy also claimed that the officers lectured them on "good behaviour". Vishnu repeatedly defends their action saying it's wrong to consider a man and woman sitting close to each other as vulgar. Read More

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Sauber reveals C36-Ferrari

Their C36 model will give fans an idea of how teams will tackle the substantial rule changes in the sport, created to make cars faster and races more exciting. As for the powertrain, the Ferrari-sourced unit in the Abu Dhabi 2016 configuration will be used in the C36. Scuderia Toro Rosso tried the same idea last season and saw their performance tail off, as they were unable to make any PU updates whilst the other teams stepped up the gains. Read More

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National Football League free agency: Ex-Giants WR Victor Cruz visits Panthers, report says

There is an obvious connection in Carolina, as Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman was the Giants' pro personnel director when Cruz was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2010. With Odell Beckham Jr. and Sterling Shepard now on the roster, coupled with his one year absence, Cruz saw less targets than he was used to. Cruz would fit a position of need for the Panthers, who are looking for help in the slot after not replacing Jerricho Cotchery's touches in 2016. Read More

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Dolphins acquire TE Julius Thomas in trade with Jaguars, reports say

Thomas will have a season to try and re-prove himself as one of the NFL's most dynamic tight ends, and joins a Miami offense that's quietly turning into one of the league's better units. Albert told the Sun Sentinel he's a willing participant in the trade and that his new deal is going to "surprise people when it comes out". It was Thomas' productivity in Denver that led the Jaguars to sign him to a five-year, $46 million contract prior to the 2015 season. Read More

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LGBT employees ask Education Secretary to keep protections

LGBT employees ask Education Secretary to keep protections

This will mean that college will not be as affordable as it is presently, and more students are going to have to pay out of pocket for an education that should be reasonably priced. While some poor-performing charter schools have closed, most continue to operate. During her nomination process, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren asked DeVos a series of questions to show just how competent (or incompetent) she was for the position of Education Secretary. Read More

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WWE SmackDown Results & Live Discussion (2/14)

WWE SmackDown Results & Live Discussion (2/14)

Wyatt says now that he's champion, he has more power than before and anyone who stands in his way will burn. Despite false starts and high profile close calls throughout the years, the New Face of Fear is heading into WrestleMania 33 as champ, and with clean pins over John Cena and AJ Styles to boot. Read More

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Royals signing former Cubs pitcher Travis Wood

Royals signing former Cubs pitcher Travis Wood

As a free agent, he was seeking a team that would allow him to earn a rotation berth. Travis Wood wanted to start, and the Kansas City Royals had a need. The verisitility wouldn't stop there as Wood then homered in game 2 of the NLDS against the San Francisco Giants . The Royals have mined the Cubs this offseason as they aim to build on their 81-81 finish a year ago and return to the World Series, which they reached the previous two years. Read More

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Judgement means Lance Armstrong case is set to go to jury trial

Judgement means Lance Armstrong case is set to go to jury trial

Postal Service. Armstrong had attempted to have the suit thrown out, but U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper sided with the government. The judgement means the case will move to trial by jury. "(But) disregarding any benefits USPS received from the sponsorship could bestow the government with an undeserved windfall. Armstrong had been one of the most popular sports figures on the planet before his cheating confession. Read More

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Quake measuring 6.7 hits Philippines - USGS

Quake measuring 6.7 hits Philippines - USGS

Residents of Surigao City in Mindanao island spent the night huddled in fear as aftershocks rocked the area, following the 6.5-magnitude quake which struck on Friday night. "The nearest alternative route for passengers to reach Surigao City is to take flights to and from Butuan Airport, which is a two-hour drive by land", CAAP said. Read More

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Kyle Shanahan officially in as 49ers' head coach

Lynch said quarterback Colin Kaepernick has reached out to him and they plan to sit down at some point. Lynch said that Shanahan has control over San Francisco's 53-man roster (that is, who is on the squad once the regular season begins) and that Lynch controls the 90-man offseason roster as well as the draft and free agency. Read More

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UFC 208 Embedded - Big names share big hopes

UFC 208 Embedded - Big names share big hopes

But she knows the fight game. De Randamie is a blast to watch, seems like a lovely human being, and hopefully will be more visible with a title. The best case scenario - if Justino's legal team can successfully argue that her failed test was for a doctor-prescribed substance created to assist her body in recovering from a series of brutal weight cuts - will still probably keep her on the bench for the entire 2017 calendar. Read More

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