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Luis Suarez Says Philippe Coutinho 'Obviously' Wants Barcelona Transfer

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Coutinho picked up a thigh injury last month and missed his third consecutive game for Liverpool as they beat West Ham 4-1 to climb to fifth at the weekend. Globo Esporte state that Coutinho - plus Liverpool colleague Roberto Firmino and Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho - was one of 11 players who partook in gym work only on Monday, with Lasmar suggesting that the physical exercises will increase in intensity on Tuesday. Read More »

Hendrick and Ward miss Ireland training again

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This is what we are born to do. Martin O'Neill looks on as the squad warm up this afternoon. Noting the threat of Christen Eriksen, as O'Neill has, the Corkman has called for maximum concentration from the players in the away leg ahead of the return in Dublin next Tuesday. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott's lawyers open to settlement but National Football League says it's 'not interested'

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But this time, there might be a final decision for the rest of the season. If the motion is granted, Elliott will be eligible to continue playing until the the district court's ruling on the denial of the injunction. The Second Circut granted him an emergency stay, pending the appeal on Friday. Elliott scored the go-ahead touchdown in the Cowboy's 28-17 win over the Chiefs. Read More »

Security guard doesn't recognise Rafael Nadal

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French television network Canal +Sport captured the hilarious moment on film, as Nadal made his way from the changing rooms to the courts. Unfortunately, Nadal did not have the pass with him, so the security asked him for his name. The World No. 1 pulled out of the Paris Masters with a knee injury on Friday, which could potentially rule him out of the World Tour Finals in London later this month. Read More »

New Yorker casts ballot for Kristaps Porzingis as mayor

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Payton's potential - While Payton has been practicing with the team since Saturday, no one really knows what the Magic point guard can deliver after an eight-game layoff. "McDermott was the difference in the game, in my opinion", said Hornets coach Steve Clifford. Tim Hardaway Jr. managed to score 19 points on the night. Read More »

'Please don't fight Anthony Joshua' Tyson Fury tells Deontay Wilder

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Meanwhile, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn joined the conversation, and made it clear to Fury that he's got to first comeback before talking of a matchup against the reigning WBA, IBF and IBO champ . Arum's Asian connections have also firmed up a multi-million dollar offer to go to China and defend the belt against WBO No 11 Zhilei Zhang. 'There's no need to talk about next year or the year after that or 2020. Read More »

Alan Trammell, Jack Morris on 2nd-chance Hall of Fame ballot

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The Modern Baseball Era - as defined by the Baseball Hall of Fame - includes players whose greatest contributions to the game occurred between 1970 and 1987. The Modern Baseball Era Committee consists of 16 members, and any candidate who receives 75 percent of the ballots cast by the committee will be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Read More »

Yankees' Aaron Judge to grace cover of 'MLB The Show 18'

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You Canadians won't have to see him grace your copies, however: Editions sold north of the USA border will feature Toronto Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman. This $100 edition of the game includes a 9Fifty snap back hat, along with a steel book case for the game. It comes with nearly everything in the All Rise Edition (but not the physical hat, of course), with one difference being 20 standard packs instead of 10. Read More »

McDavid lifts Oilers past Islanders in overtime

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The Oilers kicked off their New York-New Jersey road trip with a 2-1 overtime victory over the Islanders on Tuesday. Eberle, who was traded from Edmonton to NY for Ryan Strome on June 22 after six seasons with the Oilers , took a pass from Mathew Barzal and sent a wrist shot from the right circle past Talbot. Read More »

As Kyrie Irving Shines, LeBron James Throws a Little Shade

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LeBron's posts always raise eyebrows, but this one was particularly curious as it came soon after the Celtics sealed their 110-107 win over the Hawks in Atlanta. On Tuesday afternoon, Green posted a picture to Instagram of him sticking his tongue out with the caption, "MOOD". James used the famous " Arthur " meme paired with a telling caption to seemingly express his dissatisfaction with his team's current situation. Read More »

French defender Koscielny to retire after World Cup

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Madrid's Raphael Varane, 24, and the 23-year-old Umtiti, who made his debut at Euro 2016 , while Paris Saint-Germain's Presnel Kimpembe, 22, leads a host of other youthful contenders for places in the back line. However, now 32 years old, Koscielny is fully aware that his time is probably coming to an end, and in a press conference ahead of his country's two friendlies, hinted he'd rather it be on his own terms than simply fall out of favour. Read More »

Mookie Betts wins second Gold Glove award

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Stroman finished the year with a.979 fielding percentage, making only one error. "Shout to @rgoins17 and #2Lo for letting me always work in on their pregame routine", he wrote. " Obviously, five, it's a pretty special number ", Arenado said. "It means a lot". Kinsler, the Detroit Tigers' second baseman whose numbers ranked among the best second baseman in the American League , lost the award to Minnesota's Brian Dozier . Read More »

Gov. Rauner declares harvest emergency for area farmers

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Rauner made that declaration on Sunday at Stewart Farms off of Route 126. Rauner stopped at a farm in a suburb southwest of Chicago where he announced the declaration. He said in farming, lost yield is lost dollars. Maplehurst employs 85 employees full-time, with an additional 60 during the harvest season. Permitting farmers and truck drivers to haul larger than usual loads of grain will speed the process in getting harvested crops from field to grain elevator to final destination. Read More »

Ga Tech, Pastner accused of under reporting NCAA violations

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A 1999 UA graduate, Pastner was a former player and assistant under former UA coach Lute Olson who left in 2008 to become an assistant coach at Memphis. He said Pastner didn't call him on his birthday this year , which is something he interpreted as disrespectful. "And if you don't watch yourself, if I start self-reporting, you're going to be coaching high school basketball, '" Bell said. Read More »

Sexual Harassment claims forces House speaker to step down

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Once Bevin called for resignations, House leaders - without Hoover - announced they would hire a law firm to investigate the harassment allegations. Supervisory Special Agent David Habich with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Louisville issued a statement earlier on Monday that they had received information regarding sexual harassment and retaliation claims made by employees working in the state capitol. Read More »

Former MLB, Syracuse Chiefs ace Roy Halladay dies in Florida plane crash

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We are saddened by the tragic news that Roy Halladay , 2-time Cy Young Award victor & 8-time All-Star, has died in a plane crash. "Our hearts go out to Roy and his family", the Pasco Sheriff said during the press conference. Halladay was a former eight-time All-Star and two-time Cy Young Award victor. Halladay, an avid pilot, was featured in an October 12 article on ICON Aircraft's website that shows Halladay posing next to his ICON A5. Read More »

Roy Halladay's Plane Crashed in Gulf of Mexico, One Person Has Died

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It was not immediately known if Halladay, an eight-time All-Star and two-time Cy Young award victor, was on board what the Pasco Sheriff's Office's official Twitter page called a "smaller personal plane". Check back for more details as they become available. Plane is believed to be owned by former Major League Baseball star Roy Halladay. During his baseball career, Halladay pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays (1998-2009) and Philadelphia Phillies (2010-2013). Read More »

Vote for the Cardinals player of the game in win over 49ers

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And all the other guys that went at it as well". Carlos Hyde was ejected for fighting, as were Cardinals defenders Frostee Rucker and Haasan Reddick. "I'm not afraid of getting hit", Beathard said. "That won't affect me". And they were missing top receiver Pierre Garçon, who went on injured reserve after suffering a fracture in his neck. Read More »

Allardyce denies Everton manager talks

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Atletico are now at somewhat of a crossroads, sitting fourth in La Liga and on the brink of exiting the Champions League at the group stage. The Argentine has contract at Atletico until 2020 and is thought to be happy and highly unlikely to leave the club mid-season. Read More »

Critics groups bar Disney films from awards over LA Times blackout

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The New York Film Critics Circle votes on its annual awards Thursday, Nov. 30, with the Los Angeles Film Critics Association following on Sunday, Dec. "Despite our sharing numerous indisputable facts with the reporter, several editors, and the publisher over many months, The Times moved forward with a biased and inaccurate series, wholly driven by a political agenda - so much so that the Orange County Register referred to the report as "a hit piece" with a 'seemingly predetermined ... Read More »

The Avis Budget Group Inc. (CAR) Price Target Raised to $27.00

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In fact, when combining a Zacks Rank #3 or better and a positive Earnings ESP, stocks produced a positive surprise 70% of the time, while they also saw 28.3% annual returns on average, according to our 10 year backtest. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 58,210 shares in the company, valued at $2,273,100.50. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.78, for a total transaction of $29,764.24. Read More »

Bucks to acquire G Bledsoe from Suns

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Phoenix GM Ryan McDonough confirmed to azcentral.com that the National Basketball Association fined Bledsoe $10,000 for tweeting "I don't wanna be here" on October 24 (AEDT) after an 0-3 start for the Suns. Will he be the difference-maker in Milwaukee? It also gives the Suns potentially three first-round draft picks in 2018: Their own, Miami's, which is protected in the top-7 of the draft and the Bucks pick. Read More »

Kane and Winks join Alli in withdrawing from England duty

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After scoring two goals in a brilliant display versus Liverpool , Kane missed the Spurs defeat at Manchester United . Kane missed two matches after tweaking his hamstring last month before returning for the magnificent victory over Real Madrid on November 1. Read More »

Injured Steven Finn's tour in balance

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The 28-year-old was a late addition to the England squad following the ECB's decision to exclude Ben Stokes from selection consideration, after Stokes' arrest in September. Coach Trevor Bayliss said Moeen would play the final warm-up next week in Townsville. "With Finny it'll be another couple of days before we know for sure what will happen", Bayliss told BBC Sport. Read More »

Tragic news following Melbourne Cup fall

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This decision was made in the best interests of the horse. Regal Monarch is a four-year-old gelding who has won four races in 17 starts. A world-class jockey has taken a sickening fall during the fourth race at Flemington Racecourse, devastating his hopes of racing in the Melbourne Cup at 3pm. Read More »

'Jet cruising' Hamilton owes United Kingdom 3.3 m pounds in taxes

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The four-time Formula One world champion was, it was claimed, handed a £3.3m Value-Added Tax refund after the luxury aircraft was imported into the Isle of Man in 2013. BBC's Panorama programme reported viewing documents suggesting that while two-thirds of the flights Hamilton took in the plane were related to business, about a third of them were for private purposes. Read More »

Mourinho in PSG Talks as United Pressure Mounts

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In addition, Mourinho's tactical negativity is a source of embarrassment to the club's fans and he should use this worldwide break to refresh his own approach on and off the field. Will he leave Manchester United? "I was not speaking with Ander Herrera anymore?" Jose Mourinho says his injured Manchester United players can use the worldwide break to regain full fitness, while key squad members can utilise the period to rest. Read More »

Conte insists Luiz omission in United win was tactical

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Luiz's replacement, Denmark worldwide Andreas Christensen, impressed in the centre of defence, with Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku struggling to get the better of him. The Blues looked back to their best following their harrowing 3-0 defeat at the hands of AS Roma in the Champions League last Tuesday, with the Premier League champions equally as impressive in both attack and defence. Read More »

David Moyes is a fantastic appointment for West Ham, says Charlie Adam

Instead, as all should have expected, it was painfully cringey. "He proved with Everton that he has great qualities and we feel that West Ham United is a Club that will give David the platform to display those qualities again". "This season we hoped we would make the step from the start, we just didn't make it", Bilic said. As in many clubs across Europe, the manager is the one who pays the price. Read More »

Bilic admits he expected West Ham sacking

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Moyes' first game if he is appointed as the new West Ham manager, will be away to Watford after the global break. Bilic's assistants, Nikola Jurcevic, Edin Terzic, Julian Dicks and Miljenko Rak, have also left the club with immediate effect but goalkeeping coach Chris Woods appears to have been retained. Read More »

Russell Westbrook sounds off on 'bulls-' officiating after loss

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Westbrook and the Thunder can't spend too much time harping on what they believe is unfair officiating as they have a game against the Sacramento Kings to prepare for this coming Tuesday. He went to the stripe and proceeded to miss all three free throws. Westbrook added 25 points, nine assists and six rebounds to go with two steals in 35 minutes. Read More »

Cold-shooting Warriors still freeze out Heat

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Though he has cemented a regular-season and Finals MVP for his countless versatility, Kevin Durant mustered 21 points by drawing trips to the foul line (10-of-10) to make for his poor marksmanship from the field (5-of-13) and from 3-point range (1-of-6). Read More »

Athletics: Farah, Van Niekerk, Barshim up for athlete of year

Van Niekerk will be up against stern competition in the three-man shortlist in the form of four-time Olympic gold medalist in the 5000m, Mo Farah from Britain, and Qatar's Olympic silver medal victor in the high jump, Mutaz Essa Barshim. His season also included a new 300m world best of 30.81 seconds. Meanwhile, the women's category features Ethiopia's long-distance athlete, Almaz Ayana, Greek pole vaulter Katerini Stefanidi and Belgium's multi-event athlete Nafissatou Thiam. Read More »

Marouane Fellaini to Sue New Balance Over Its Cleats

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Not only for Marouane, we are in talks with other players as well. " The club has plans for Turkey and Europe, there are negotiations ". The Belgian global has yet to commit himself to a new deal to remain at Old Trafford, and with his contract set to expire next summer he can talk to other clubs in the new year with regards to a pre-contract agreement. Read More »

Celtics earn ninth straight win, Warriors cool Heat

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Augustin catching up to the team on the offensive end. He's also shooting over 80 percent from the foul line and 49.4 from the field overall. Despite losing Gordon Hayward to a gruesome injury and starting the season 0-2, the Celtics are where they want to be - on top of the National Basketball Association. Read More »

Defense limits LSU but loses key linebackers

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He is complemented by running back Aeris Williams, who has 776 yards, averages 4.8 per carry and has scored twice. Moses finished with two tackles and 1 ½ sacks in the fourth quarter Saturday. Saban said Fitzpatrick will not practice today, but should be able to go tomorrow for practice. "We'll just have to play it by ear and see how fast it heals", Saban said. Read More »

India vs New Zealand, 3rd T20 Thiruvananthapuram

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Virat Kohli has tried Yuvraj Singh, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav and even Hardik Pandya in the No. 4 and 5 slots around Mahendra Singh Dhoni in one-day worldwide cricket. But today [Saturday] was a classic example because when Virat Kohli was batting, Dhoni had to give the strike to Kohli. "That's not good enough when India were chasing a mammoth total", Laxman said to NDTV . Read More »

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB will be shut down for 'several weeks'

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One of McCoy's biggest goals this year has been to bring more of a veteran presence to the defense and help escort Tampa Bay to a long awaited ticket to the post season. The score was 30-3 at the time . Hardee's touchdown came on the first of two blocks on consecutive snaps. HARD YARDS: Tampa Bay also struggled to run, finishing with 87 yards on 25 rushing attempts. Read More »

Josh Gordon will rejoin Browns Tuesday

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Gordon, who was reinstated on a conditional basis by Commissioner Roger Goodell last week after being suspended for almost three years, told GQ he drank or smoked marijuana before "every game". I think they let it all out. We're going to give him another opportunity. "I've been harassed, had drinks thrown at me", he said. It is fair to wonder how forgiving the Browns would be if this were any other receiver on the roster. Read More »

South Korea expands sanctions list against North Korea

The Foreign Ministry claims that all citizens of North Korea included in the sanctions list participated in operations aimed at financing the country's nuclear program. South Korea's Navy said Monday it will conduct a combined maritime training exercise with the US and Australia on interdicting the shipment of illicit weapons, mainly by North Korea. Read More »

Lions travel to Lambeau Field to face Packers tonight

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The NFC North is wide open, although the Vikings are sitting atop at 6-2. Green Bay is a hard place to play, and the Lions' recent history in this series isn't great.but all of that is outweighed by the absence of Aaron Rodgers . He's completed just 52.5 percent of his passes and has been sacked five times . The Packers have won 10 of their last 13 regular-season games and have the best record in the NFC and the fourth-best record in the National Football League over that span (Kansas ... Read More »

Broncos Sticking With Brock Osweiler As Starting QB Against Patriots

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Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler , center, is sacked by Eagles outside linebacker Nigel Bradham during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday in Philadelphia . But Joseph still believes in Osweiler enough to let him start against the Patriots. In this game against the Patriots, Osweiler's job should be simple: make plays when you need to, avoid interceptions, and extend drives. Read More »

Pirlo draws the curtain down on glittering career

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ANDREA PIRLO has taken to Twitter to officially announce his retirement from football , thanking New York City FC for his final adventure. He had already announced that this season would be his last as a player but his team lost his final game Sunday's Major League Soccer playoff match against Colombus Crew. Read More »