• Du Plessis hit with fine for slow over-rate
Du Plessis hit with fine for slow over-rate

Team India conceded the series with the 135-run defeat in the match. Pandya repepated his first innings dismissal from Cape Town, edging when looking to ramp a wide bouncer. "I take a lot of pleasure in winning games like this where the team needs a lot of heart, character and fight to get across the line". "These conditions were something we wer...

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  • Sharapova joins sublime Federer in second round
Sharapova joins sublime Federer in second round

There were all kinds of comebacks on Tuesday. Maria Sharapova has cemented her status as a dark horse for the Australian Open title after a dominant second round win against Anastasija Sevastova . American Madison Keys , a U.S. Open finalist previous year, took just 41 minutes to beat Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-0 6-1 in the second ro...

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  • This Statement from One of Larry Nassar's Accusers Is so fearless
This Statement from One of Larry Nassar's Accusers Is so fearless

Biles, 20, who was a key member of the 2016 gold medal winning Olympics team said online "I too am one of the many survivors that was sexually abused by Larry Nassar ". "I want MSU and USAG to know what they have done is on the very same level of accountability as the crime Nassar has committed". Simon told reporters she was extremely sorr...

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  • Federer begins Australian Open title defence with win
Federer begins Australian Open title defence with win

The most interesting post-match interview in the history of tennis was done. "Something is going on with Australia and me", said Kerber, who won the Sydney International last week for her first title since the 2016 US Open. He admitted that he still felt pain in the knee, but it was getting better. On his return to the sport after a long absenc...

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  • Anthony Joshua: It will take more than a human to stop me
Anthony Joshua: It will take more than a human to stop me

Joshua and WBO champion Parker are scheduled to meet in Cardiff on March 31. I've been dropped three times but I learned from the adversity and that it will take more than a human to stop me. "I guess it was my team that got under his skin but I fronted that". When I used to watch him, they used to disrespect him a lot of the time about his style...

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  • Former England and West Brom striker Cyrille Regis dies, aged 59
Former England and West Brom striker Cyrille Regis dies, aged 59

The French Guiana born Englishman won five caps for the national team from 1982 to 1987 but failed to score but he did help Coventry City win the FA Cup in 1987. Regis, who was appointed an MBE in 2008, returned to West Brom as a coach before becoming a football agent. "No one can underestimate the influence he had on the game or British bl...

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  • Giants to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach
Giants to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach

Despite that, reports have indicated that if Shurmur were to land the Giants head coaching job, he may look to bring Keenum in for 2018. Shurmur, 52, is now the Vikings offensive coordinator, and he's preparing his team to face the Eagles in Sunday evening's NFC Championship Game at Lincoln Financial Field.

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  • How well will Josh McDaniels Mesh with Andrew Luck?
How well will Josh McDaniels Mesh with Andrew Luck?

NFL .com and the NFL Network are reporting that the Indianapolis Colts are expected to hire Josh McDaniels , now the offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots , as the team's next head coach. Another potential candidate, Kansas City offensive coordinator Matt Nagy accepted the head coaching job with the Chicago Bears on Jan 8. Colts f...

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  • Pirates trade McCutchen to Giants
Pirates trade McCutchen to Giants

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic first reported the deal, which is pending the completion of a physical, according to reports. In addition to McCutchen, the Giants have also added Evan Longoria this offseason, so they've acquired two players who were the faces of their old franchise.

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  • Paul Pogba: Manchester United still want to catch Prem leaders City
Paul Pogba: Manchester United still want to catch Prem leaders City

When the Club made a managerial change nine days ago we stated that we were looking to make an appointment as soon as possible , particularly given our position in the league and the over-riding priority being retaining our place in the Premier League .

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  • Alabama's Brian Daboll joining Sean McDermott's staff as OC
Alabama's Brian Daboll joining Sean McDermott's staff as OC

It appears likely Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels will be leaving this offseason to take a head-coaching job with the Colts. And he did, but he ended up on a different AFC East team than anyone expected, joining the Buffalo Bills as their offensive coordinator.

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  • Thibaut Courtois Hits Out at Stamford Bridge Boo Birds
Thibaut Courtois Hits Out at Stamford Bridge Boo Birds

I was going to leave Bristol City out this weekend because they could well be exhausted from their near-heroic exploits at Man City on Tuesday, but they're odds against at home to an inconsistent Norwich side which has tempted me to back them to win or draw.

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  • Man cuts schoolgirl's hijab with scissors in Canada
Man cuts schoolgirl's hijab with scissors in Canada

But a short time later, the man approached her from behind again and started cutting her hijab once more, she said. "It's startling, it's disturbing, it's nerve wracking", Sidhu told reporters on Friday. "Canada is an open and welcoming country, and incidents like this can not be tolerated", he posted on Twitter. "I can't imagine how afraid she m...

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  • Major League Baseball notes: Astros get Cole from Pirates; reliever Reed signs with Twins
Major League Baseball notes: Astros get Cole from Pirates; reliever Reed signs with Twins

Cole was often referred to as a "bulldog" on the mound during his time with the Pittsburgh Pirates , yet that dogged mentality opened him up for criticism. His career major league ERA of 4.52 is not eye-popping, but he was dominant in the minor leagues for the Astros across all levels. He went 3-for-11 in minimal major league action.

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  • 'Massively worrying' - Allardyce shocked by limp Everton display
'Massively worrying' - Allardyce shocked by limp Everton display

Allardyce could hand an Everton debut to January signing Cenk Tosun after he joined the club from Besiktas . Hardly for the first time, Heung-Min Son delivered yet another outstanding performance while keeping up a goal record which is none too shabby, either.

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  • Great Britain set record medal target for Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang 2018
Great Britain set record medal target for Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang 2018

The VR experience is enabled by Intel True VR technology , which uses multiple camera pods at each event to create interactive 360-degree virtual reality environments. No word yet on whether NBC's Olympics coverage in VR will feature VR advertising as well. Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android .

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  • UEFA assembles Team of the Year for 2017
UEFA assembles Team of the Year for 2017

European football's governing body announced its annual Team of the Year on Thursday, after nearly 8.8 million votes were cast by users on UEFA's official website. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid): 55.7%. To the surprise of absolutely nobody, European champions Real Madrid dominated the UEFA Team of the Year shortlist with 11 nominees, as the P...

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  • Martian Ice Newly Detected, Could Supply Water for Human Outposts
Martian Ice Newly Detected, Could Supply Water for Human Outposts

New data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicates there could be a lot of it in giant sheets that run for hundreds of meters hiding just below the surface . Layer cake " This deep, thick, pure ice extends nearly all the way up to the surface" says co-author Ali Bramson. The layers of ice discovered on Mars could serve as a lif...

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  • Coquelin leaves Arsenal for Valencia
Coquelin leaves Arsenal for Valencia

The midfielder has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract at Mestalla, including an €80million release clause. Valencia "confirmed" the arrival of Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin in a tweet earlier today. He added at the post-match press conference: "He goes to Valencia , he didn't get enough games". "I believe that the players are d...

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  • Astros-Pirates trade for Gerrit Cole 'close'
Astros-Pirates trade for Gerrit Cole 'close'

Right now the Yankees have Luis Severino, Masahiro Tanaka, Sonny Gray, CC Sabathia and Jordan Montgomery in their rotation. And they have more significant holes elsewhere on the roster, including second and third base, where they figure to go with Torres and Andujar if they don't make any other additions before spring training.

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  • Eliot Wolf Reportedly Named Browns' Assistant GM After Leaving Packers
Eliot Wolf Reportedly Named Browns' Assistant GM After Leaving Packers

Two of them received promotions, with Brian Gutekunst getting the nod as GM. The Packers had a change in the front office with general manager Ted Thompson stepping down from his role. Finally, Ken Kovash will move into a vice president position in the strategy department after spending the past two years as vice president of player personnel.

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  • Signs pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants coach
Signs pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants coach

Patricia , who's served as New England's defensive coordinator since 2012, has been a candidate for other head coaching vacancies in recent years and is reportedly the top candidate for the Lions' gig as well, according to Sports Illustrated's Peter King in his latest MMQB blog.

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  • Future Man and Marvel's Runaways Renewed at Hulu
Future Man and Marvel's Runaways Renewed at Hulu

More episodes of Marvel's Runaways and Future Man are headed to a screen near you. The series stars Rhenzy Feliz as Alex Wilder, Lyrica Okano as Nico Minoru, Virginia Gardner as Karolina Dean, Ariela Barer as Gert Yorkes, Gregg Sulkin as Chase Stein and Allegra Acosta as Molly Hernandez.

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  • Liverpool reportedly unlikely to pursue top target
Liverpool reportedly unlikely to pursue top target

Lemar emerged as one of the hottest young attacking talents in European football after providing 14 goals and 17 assists to help fire Monaco to the Ligue 1 title last season. Spanish newspaper Diariogol says the 29-year-old Croatian midfielder is wanted by a host of clubs, including Arsenal, Liverpool and Juventus.

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  • Arsenal want £35million for Alexis Sanchez as Man City prepare opening bid
Arsenal want £35million for Alexis Sanchez as Man City prepare opening bid

Joey Barton has told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, which was broadcast on TalkSPORT on 8th January, that he highly doubts that Alexis Sanchez would join Liverpool . Cárdenas says the main sticking point is a fee, with City offering £20million for a player out of contract in June and Arsenal requesting £35million.

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  • Manchester City vs. Bristol City
Manchester City vs. Bristol City

The pair shared a superb 2-2 draw in the Premier League last week and punters will no doubt be expecting another goal-fest although the two-legged nature of the tie might be both sides are a little more cautious than their previous meeting.

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  • Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool didn't deserve to win penalty against Everton'
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool didn't deserve to win penalty against Everton'

The goal is very special for me and my family. The atmosphere in the stands crackled and on the pitch it was equally feisty. In addition to his incredible aerial prowess, Van Dijk also recorded three interceptions, the most of any Liverpool player, and four clearances; second [on Liverpool ] only to Joel Matip , who recorded six.

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  • Packers to hire Brian Gutekunst as GM
Packers to hire Brian Gutekunst as GM

The Packers tabbed director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst as their new general manager, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday. He was promoted to director of of college scouting in 2012 and director of player personnel in March of 2016. The proof will be in their ability (or lack thereof) to return to just a second Super B...

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  • Real Madrid 9/20 to beat Celta Vigo in Sunday's La Liga game
Real Madrid 9/20 to beat Celta Vigo in Sunday's La Liga game

Because I'm happy with my squad. Ramos is expected to miss Real Madrid's trip to Vigo to play against Celta Vigo on Sunday at the Spanish League and he is expected to miss Real Madrid's games for the next three weeks. Could a prolonged absence for Ramos, see Real Madrid make a move for a defender in the transfer window or will they just m...

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  • NFC Wild Card Preview: Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints
NFC Wild Card Preview: Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints

The running back tandem of Mark Ingram and rookie Alvin Kamara has made life much easier on Drew Brees , who is in his 17th year in the league and 12th with the Saints . He exceeded 120 receiving yards in both games in 2015. "We need to compile good series on top of good series", Panthers left guard Andrew Norwell told USA TODAY Sports.

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  • Mohamed Salah sends proud message to Liverpool fans ahead of Everton clash
Mohamed Salah sends proud message to Liverpool fans ahead of Everton clash

He starred for a resurgent Egypt in the World Cup qualifiers where his brace helped the African nation reach qualify and also was infront of goal in the Africa cup of nations a year ago where Egypt were runners-up to Cameroon. "If I can win this award twice, three, four times and even 20 times, I want to win it", the former Basel winger said. I...

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  • Consistent Cold Temps Not Felt Since The 1980's
Consistent Cold Temps Not Felt Since The 1980's

Freezing rain will likely be before 8 a.m. Sunday , then freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., then rain showers after 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service . With very cold roadways from the recent cold spell, a light glazing of ice will be possible before air temperatures warm above freezing by early ...

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  • Special teams spark Falcons past Rams
Special teams spark Falcons past Rams

After the 2003 year where a fractured fibula took Vick out for the most of the season and dashed away any chances for the Falcons that year, a new system under Jim Mora took place as well as the drafting of Roddy White, signing of defensive tackle Rod Coleman, and the continuing emergence of LB Keith Brooking and DE Patrick Kerney.

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  • Raiders make it official: Jon Gruden is their new coach
Raiders make it official: Jon Gruden is their new coach

Gruden has spent the past nine years as the lead analyst for ESPN's " Monday Night Football " telecast. Gruden reportedly is set to strike a deal for 10 years and $100 million to be the Raiders' next head coach , ESPN reported Friday. At least Gruden sounds very ready for some football. After leading the Raiders to 8-8 records his first two ye...

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  • Mike Mularkey's Job Reportedly in Jeopardy Despite Titans' Playoff Berth
Mike Mularkey's Job Reportedly in Jeopardy Despite Titans' Playoff Berth

But officials ruled that the whistle had blown Mariota down. The Chiefs were briefly given a glimmer of hope in the final two minutes when an apparent Henry fumble was returned for a score by linebacker Derrick Johnson , but reviews revealed the running back was down by contact.

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