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Eagles win first Super Bowl

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In fact, he even broke a playoff record with 505 passing yards and three touchdowns, despite being 40 years old. Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade provided catharsis Thursday for hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans, deliriously joyful after decades without a title and relishing the national spotlight on a team that few outside the city thought could win it all. Read More »

Joe Johnson commits to signing with Rockets

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The Sacramento Kings acquired the veteran wing from the Utah Jazz last Thursday as part of a three-team trade that also involved the Cleveland Cavaliers. Johnson has averaged 7.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 32 games this season. He's a career 37 percent shooter from beyond the arc and it's rare to see someone fall off as quickly as he did. Read More »

Pep: De Bruyne can topple Messi, Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or

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But the form of De Bruyne in Manchester City's outstanding season has elevated the Belgium midfielder to the elite level in the eyes of his manager, and Guardiola believes is a potential victor. Such was his quality on Saturday that even Sergio Aguero , a scorer of four goals against Leicester, threatened to be overshadowed. The Belgian even momentarily joked he, not Aguero, was having the match ball for a hat-trick of assists for Raheem Sterling's opener and Aguero's first two goals. Read More »

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit

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A White House official said that although Moon did not discuss the invitation with Pence last Saturday, the South Korean President made it very clear that only when North Korea actually starts to take steps to denuclearize would anyone even consider beginning to take the pressure off. Read More »

Olympics medalist hopeful Chloe Kim has grown up with snowboarding

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Long, bleached-blonde hair poking out from behind her visor, Kim was in a class of her own, executing a string of eye-popping spins and loop-the-loop tricks. He recognized her skill - she went on to win junior nationals a year later - and told her mom that if she was looking for a program, she would be welcome at Mammoth. Read More »

Antonio Conte reveals "great admiration" for Luis Enrique

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The Premier League champions failed to make any big signings in the January transfer window. "I think I'm a bit of a disaster [trying] to convince the club to buy the players". In terms of their mentality also...their desire, their will to fight, and all the tactical aspects. "Usually, in my experience, I think I reached the best results possible with the players that I have to work with". Read More »

On Paul Pierce's Night, LeBron James Steals the Show

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Yes, it was only one game and the Cavaliers need continued improvement to reach a level where they can compete with the Warriors for the National Basketball Association championship. The Cavaliers got three talented players who are all 25. Lastly, how will Thomas fit ideally for the Lakers? Did you ever need a flat-head screwdriver to do a fix and all you could find was a Phillip's-head screwdriver? Head coach Tyronn Lue knows a lot must go into this to make things work. Read More »

Tottenham 1 Arsenal 0

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Harry Kane , who famously was told he wasn't good enough by the Gunners as an eight-year-old, headed home the only goal of the game in the 49th minute. "I think that's what Harry is at Tottenham and I think that connection will only get stronger". "It will be more hard to finish in the top four but we have to fight for it". Read More »

Updates from derby clash at Villa Park

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Hourihane doubled the home side's lead in the 81st minute to put the game beyond the reach of Birmingham City. Adomah may have turned the game in Villa's favour but his team-mate Jack Grealish was the driving force for the hosts. With Villa already 1-0 up heading into the closing stages against Birmingham on Sunday afternoon, the 26-year-old composed himself on the edge of the area before unleashing a brilliantly-placed dipping half-volley that gave Birmingham goalkeeper David ... Read More »

Clarks Summit native Rippon helps Team USA to ice skating bronze medal

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The women's free skate competition Sunday night (Feb. 11) at the Olympics was as mesmerising for the action on the ice as it was for the athletes' choice of music. Nagasu, 24, put the jump at the beginning of her 4 1/2 minute routine Monday, landing flawlessly on one foot . With Zagitova's flawless performance, the Russians also clinched the silver. Read More »

Huddersfield end losing streak with Bournemouth win

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Victory did come at a cost for Huddersfield with Australian midfielder Mooy leaving the pitch on a stretcher in the second half after a clash of knees. Since Boxing Day, when the Cherries were 18th in the table, Eddie Howe's side have picked up 15 points in their seven games. "It was a fantastic afternoon for us". Read More »

Twitter reacts to LeBron James raining on Paul Pierce's parade

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If you think Allen and his former Celtics teammates have gotten over the sharpshooter leaving them for LeBron and the Heat in 2012, they clearly haven't. James shook off a first-quarter leg injury, sustained when he collided with Australian centre Aron Baynes , to score 13 points in the second quarter and give the Cavs a sizeable lead which the Celtics never got within 10 again. Read More »

Jamie Anderson wins her second Olympic gold in women's snowboard slopestyle

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However, she did make it to Sochi and the Olympic final. Canadian Laurie Blouin earned silver with 76.33 points, while Finland's Enni Rukajarvi won bronze with 75.38 points. However, significant wind gusts led O'Brien to abandon her second run, after crashing on her first. She qualified for the 2018 medal runs in Pyeongchang, and made two runs on the course during the final. Read More »

Indian women eye 3-0 cleansweep of South Africa

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He went for 11 fours and 2 sixes. One can imagine what can be Shastri's interpretation of the maiden series win here in South Africa , should it happen and when it happens. Chahal and Yadav have combined for 21 wickets in the first three ODIs of the ongoing six-match series. The Delhi duo put on 158 runs for the second wicket in front of a near-packed stadium. Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Arsene Wenger Better on Players than Jose Mourinho

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Mkhitaryan says, Arsene Wenger on top of being "friendly" also understands his players well, stating that the Frenchman's evaluation of players' situation is crucial within the team. And it's too early to compare them to each other, I still need time to work with Arsene Wenger. "So it was just a dream, it was a drive to say, 'why not? You're playing at Wembley". Read More »

Team Canada very close to winning Olympic gold in team figure skating

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Whether the choice to change the lift is purely artistic or is meant to help tone down the "suggestive" program, it's safe to say that Moir and Virtue aren't taking any chances in letting gold get past them. "But that's a good sign". "We wanted to make a bit of a different statement". This is the Olympic Games. "What an advantage to get these calls now", he added. Read More »

Neymar to Real Madrid

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The European champions are 19 points behind leaders Barcelona , dumped out of the Copa del Rey by minnows Leganes with the French legend facing the sack. "I think it's going to be a very high level match, you have to be focused, you do not have to talk too much before", he added. Speaking ahead of Saturday evening's (Sunday morning AEDT) LaLiga match against Real Sociedad, Madrid's head coach categorically denied this was the case. Read More »

Kim Jong Un's sister departs South Korea

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A White House official said that, although Moon did not discuss the invitation with Pence on Saturday, the South Korean president made it very clear that only when North Korea actually starts to take steps to denuclearise would anyone even consider beginning to take the pressure off. Read More »

49ers LB Reuben Foster arrested for second time in a month

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The Alabama product was arrested in Tuscaloosa in January for possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor. That includes being sent home early from the 2017 scouting combine after an altercation with a hospital worker and a diluted drug sample at the combine. Read More »

Aubameyang-Mkhitaryan partnership earns comparison to icons from Arsenal's Invincibles

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Wenger said on Thursday that Lacazette does not understand' the club's decision to sign Aubameyang during the January transfer window. Now there's a player who has never gone missing in a big game. Arsenal's away record against Spurs has been particularly poor of late - they have failed to win in their last three away Premier League games against their rivals - although they will be confident of turning that around on Saturday given their recent success at the national stadium. Read More »

Japan's History With Korea Darker Than NBC Olympic Commentary Suggests

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During the broadcast, which was a replay of the ceremony from early Friday morning, Joshua Cooper Ramo joined hosts Katie Couric and Mike Tirico as various countries made their way out into the arena waving their respective flags. While the Japanese government has expressed remorse and set up a fund in the 1990s to help victims it once referred to as "comfort women", some politicians and academics claim that estimates of 200,000 sex slaves are exaggerated. Read More »

Bradie Tennell keeps USA hopes alive in women's team figure skating event

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Maia and Alex Shibutani placed second in the short dance - Team USA's highest segment finish so far in the team event. But Tennell handily earned a spot on the 2018 Olympic team with her steadiness in a technically rigorous program at U.S. In the team event, one entry from each qualified country competes in each of figure skating's four disciplines. The Shibutanis were chosen over USA champs Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue and the team of Madison Chock and Evan Bates. Read More »

Chelsea must take collective responsibility for slump: Conte

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I have great admiration for Luis Enrique and he is a fantastic coach. 'I do feel sorry for the manager, ' he said. It's finished. We took a decision. Everyone knows his job, his work. Previous year we didn't have the Champions League . Fans at the Emirates have become more and more restless with Wenger over the last few years, with a lack of a serious title challenge and poor performances in Europe ringing in "Wenger Out" protests with increasing regularity, season after season. Read More »

English Premier League Report: Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal 10 February 2018

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It was Kane's 23rd goal of the Premier League season, in a performance which prompted Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino to declare him "a blessing" in his post-game comments . "Looking at that they will probably get a top-four place". "But sometimes you want your players to be intelligent, they have played a little bit with the rules, they make more of it on the penalty case", Wenger said. Read More »

Four-goal hero Aguero salutes Kevin De Bruyne

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Pep Guardiola has insisted Manchester City are not to blame for Riyad Mahrez's absence from Leicester City training. The 26-year-old missed a total of six training sessions and sat out games against Everton and Swansea City , but he was welcomed back into the fold for the trip to the Etihad Stadium after denying that he went on strike . Read More »

Alex Bowman wins pole for Daytona 500

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That was Dale Earnhardt Jr .'s auto, and NASCAR's most popular driver won six races at Daytona International Speedway behind the wheel of that Hendrick Motorsports entry. At present time the forecast for next week's Daytona 500 looks a little like this weekend. Martin Truex Jr is the defending Monster Energy Cup Series champion, and will be the favorite to repeat in 2018. Read More »

Snowboarder Gerard wins first US gold of Winter Games

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Team USA's Kyle Mack told USA Today that he had to wake up Gerard before the event began. "I think a unified one is stronger than two divided ones". And once again, it was a gold medal upset. Germany's Johannes Ludwig took the bronze. Corning is first in the FIS World Cup rankings in big air. Read More »

The Indianapolis Colts Have Their New Head Coach

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Reich was the hot name after the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl . Reich brings the offensive mind that Josh McDaniels had, but unlike McDaniels, has integrity and maturity. The Eagles offense cruised through the playoffs despite having to turn to quarterback Nick Foles after Carson Wentz was injured. It's easy to see why the Colts quickly identified Reich as a top candidate. Read More »

Serena all ready for Fed cup

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The fans at the US Cellular Center showed up Saturday wearing red, white and blue attire, leather jackets in the image of the American flag and various headgear that showed their patriotism. Antonia Lottner, making her Fed Cup debut for Germany, downed Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-5, 6-4 after Aryna Sabalenka had earlier seen off Tatjana Maria 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. Read More »

Liverpool beat Saints as Firmino and Salah hit target

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Liverpool , who will have ex-Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk , are in decent form but have recently lost away at Swansea and at home to West Brom, which may give fans some hope of taking something from the clash, whereas Saints are now enjoying a six-game unbeaten run that has seen them take six points in the Premier League and advance into the 5th round of the FA Cup. Read More »

Oklahoma basketball: NCAA selection committee has Sooners as No. 4 seed

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Xavier was the third No. 1 seed (Midwest Region) and Purdue, which lost twice this week, was the fourth No. 1 seed (West Region). The other three No. Instead, the Spartans were named as one of the four No. 3 seeds . According to the CBS broadcast on Sunday, Auburn was the highest seeded two seed making them the fifth-seeded team in the early tournament bracket. Read More »

Ritchie earns Newcastle shock victory over Man Utd

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He made a big effort. "I'm serious, I prepare myself, I'm really happy". Newcastle United's Scottish midfielder Matt Ritchie celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on 11 February 2018. Read More »

Australian Politician Hilariously Complains Over Ben Simmons All-Star Snub

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The rant has had some cut-through, with ESPN already picking it up. "ESPN was never going to cover me for my athletic prowess, so I'm pleased that they picked up one of my speeches", Mr Watts told The New Daily . Ben Simmons' exclusion from the NBA All-Star game has lead to a freakish rant in parliament from an Australian MP. "They show that Australia's diversity is our strength". Read More »

Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Real warm up for PSG clash

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With the visit of PSG in mind, Zidane rested both Gareth Bale and Casemiro to hand starts to Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez. The forward has been booed on a regular basis this season and boss Zinedine Zidane - under huge pressure himself - has pleaded with the fans to get behind his struggling striker. Read More »

Nassar relocated to high security penitentiary in Tucson, AZ

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It is unclear how much of his sentence Nassar will spend at the Tucson prison. In the unlikely event he outlasts that sentence, he would be transferred to MI to begin serving two 40-year state sentences for the sexual abuse of 10 girls. Nassar's release date is listed as March 23, 2069 . Eaton County correctional officers on Thursday handed over the former Michigan State University sports doctor to federal officials, the Lansing State Journal reported. Read More »

Seamus Coleman injury update delivered by Sam Allardyce

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Oumar Niasse doubled the lead five minutes later before Tom Davies made sure of the win. Benteke did play a part in the consolation strike for Palace when his acrobatic volley was handled in the box, with Luka Milivojevic slamming home the resulting spot kick. Read More »

Rajini's Kaala to hit screens on April 27

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Wunderbar Films, actor Dhanush's production house, released a new poster of the film announcing that the movie would release on April 27. Kaala will release on April 27. Master editor Sreekar Prasad is taking care of the editing department and lensman Murali G, has handled the cinematography. Kaala marks the second collaboration of the filmmaker and actor after the 2016 gangster film Kabali . Read More »

Olympics Luge Men's Final medal results, highlights and more

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Gleirscher moved to the top of the standings with a composed final run but German Loch needed only to complete an error-free effort at the Olympic Sliding Center to be assured of his golden hat-trick. Any medal finish would be a huge accomplishment for Mazdzer, whose best finish in the recent World Cup was sixth place despite being ranked No. 3 in the world during the 2015-2016 season. Read More »

Minneapolis can boast about one of best Super Bowls

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Under exclusive contract to Fanatics, Foles is scheduled to sign autographs at the Philly Show , Saturday, March 3 from 1- 3 PM with prices ranging from $200-$280 (extra for inscriptions). "This Eagles team won a world championship because it epitomized what this great city and this great country can be at its best". If the Broncos can find their missing piece, they may be able to return to the top. Read More »

Aguero and De Bruyne lift City to new heights

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Mahrez only returned to training on Friday for the first time since the window closed, but when asked if City felt responsible for Mahrez's absence, Guardiola said: I don't think so. Jamie Vardy has scored in three successive Premier League appearances - he hasn't enjoyed a longer streak since his record run of 11 games between August and November 2015. Read More »

Diplomacy on show as 'Peace' Games begin

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Providing fuel to the ferry would have been a hard decision for Seoul because of concerns that North Korea is trying to use the Olympics to poke holes in worldwide sanctions against the country over its nuclear and missile programs. Washington, however, is widely considered still skeptical about the North's intention, while U.S. Vice President Mike Pence stressed the need to continue applying "maximum pressure and sanctions" against the North, in a meeting with the South Korean ... Read More »

Olympics-Alpine skiing-Excessive winds delay begin of males's…

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Race director Markus Waldner told team leaders a Monday lunchtime start is the favored backup plan if needed, sandwiched between two runs of the women's giant slalom. Waldner said conditions Friday were "good enough for training, but not good enough for a race". Weather disruptions are commonplace in Alpine skiing both on the World Cup circuit and at the Olympics, and organisers always give themselves plenty of room for adjustments. Read More »

Russian athletes have appeal to compete in Winter Olympics dismissed

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov instructed cabinet members to organize alternative games with the same monetary rewards as the ongoing Winter Games , the Vedomosti business daily reported last week. Canada and the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation are considered the favorites for gold, with the US a strong contender to land on the podium. Read More »

Zidane: Madrid mustn't think about PSG

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But French boss Zidane has insisted the former Malaga man is going nowhere. His Germany team came second at Euro 2008 and bowed out in the semi-finals in 2012 and 2016. They could not keep up the same intensity after the restart, however. Ronaldo's achieved his first hat trick of the season in the 80th, off a spilled save by goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli . Read More »

EPL: Spurs, Arsenal light up Wembley stadium

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However, what Arsene Wenger's side needs to find is some stability and consistency away from home . "I remember there were tremendous cases here when foreign players did it, but I must say the English players have learned very quickly and they might even be the masters now", Wenger said during the press conference before the EPL match against Tottenham . Read More »

Xherdan Shaqiri earns Stoke City point against Brighton & Hove Albion

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Jese Rodriguez was pushed in the area by Dale Stephens in the 88th minute at the bet365 Stadium and reacted angrily after not being allowed to take the spot-kick. Albion were compact throughout the first half and that appeared to frustrate both a lacklustre Stoke and their fans, who started to make their collective feelings known with a smattering of jeers as the hosts failed to break down the Seagulls' defence. Read More »

Garry Monk praises Carlos Carvalhal for introducing clinical streak to Swansea City

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Sean Dyche's resilient side remain best of the rest outside the big six, sitting in seventh place on 36 points, although they are winless in nine amid a mounting injury list. Swansea have won their last four on home territory. And with Carlos Carvalhal's men looking to extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League to five games on Saturday, Ayew hopes he can play a part. Read More »