• Will West Ham striker Marko Arnautovic trouble Manchester City?
Will West Ham striker Marko Arnautovic trouble Manchester City?

I have a nice library and sooner or later I will read them but I don't have the time". "I don't think [we're far away]", he told Sky Sports . But the 47-year-old, who took charge at the Etihad Stadium in 2016, recently committed to City until 2021 and says he could yet extend his stay further before pursuing other ambitions.

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  • Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo avoids serious injury after scary fall
Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo avoids serious injury after scary fall

It was his second game back since missing five with a sprained left ankle, then another when he welcomed twin daughters Saturday night. Paul George buried 25 points and grabbed 9 boards, while Steven Adams (20 points, 11 rebounds) and Jerami Grant (14 points, 11 boards) posted double-doubles for the Thunder.

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  • Wizards ‘giving impression’ Wall, Beal could be available in trade
Wizards ‘giving impression’ Wall, Beal could be available in trade

The encounter occurred during a practice last week after Brooks and teammate Jeff Green insisted that the team increase their intensity. "We got to just play with more enthusiasm, more effort, more energy", Brooks told reporters on Sunday night.

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  • JR Smith and Cavaliers Part Ways as Team Works Out Trade
JR Smith and Cavaliers Part Ways as Team Works Out Trade

That's why I want to keep this relationship alive". I don't think that's fair to the trainers or equipment guys. "I will see some familiar faces like I did when I arrived here". Smith and the Cavs front office have been at odds all season. "I don't think the goal is to win", he recently told The Athletic . I think the goal is to develop and lose...

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  • Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting hopeful over Neymar injury
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting hopeful over Neymar injury

Brazil's Neymar after sustaining an injury in the match against Cameroon . The forward fell awkwardly on his right shoulder after a challenge by Uruguay goalkeeper Marin Campana. He was helped from the field, limping, but not requiring a stretcher, to be replaced by Richarlison, who went on to open the scoring for Brazil . Liverpool now ho...

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  • Tony Gonzalez and Ed Reed highlight 2019 NFL Hall of Fame semifinalists
Tony Gonzalez and Ed Reed highlight 2019 NFL Hall of Fame semifinalists

Semifinalists who are in their first year of eligibility for the hall are Tony Gonzalez , Ed Reed and Champ Bailey . Johnson helped build the Dallas Cowboys dynasty in the 1990s and won two Super Bowl championships as the team's head coach.

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  • Ball boy flub gives Alexander Zverev edge over Roger Federer — ATP Finals
Ball boy flub gives Alexander Zverev edge over Roger Federer — ATP Finals

I talk to him about the old days, when I won Grand Slams, ATP Finals and was number one in the world, what I did in those certain situations. I was more aggressive. Notwithstanding the oddness of the World Tour Finals - ostensibly featuring the top eight players in the world, but in effect featuring the top eight players in the world by ranking who...

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  • Smith breaks fibula, tibia in right leg
Smith breaks fibula, tibia in right leg

The 34-year-old did the damage while being sacked in the third quarter and was replaced by Colt McCoy under center. Alex Smith waved to the crowd before he was carted into the tunnel. Quarterback Deshaun Watson threw a pair of interceptions while wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins fumbled a completed pass that was recovered by Washington.

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  • Michael Vaughan Calls Pakistan Cricket
Michael Vaughan Calls Pakistan Cricket "Unpredictable" After Their Loss Against New Zealand

Almost £ 800k was matched on Pakistan at [1 .01] before New Zealand mounted a remarkable fight-back to win the first Test in Dubai by four runs. Imamul Haq has made 25 runs for the team while Hafeez is not out at eight runs. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was despondent in the post-match presentation with the loss and rightly so as it was Pak...

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  • Rooney picks out two
Rooney picks out two "embarrassing" moments under Mourinho at Man Utd

While Rice still mulls over his global future while impressing in the Premier League , Southampton's 18-year-old striker Michael Obafemi is expected to play his first competitive worldwide, after committing himself to the Republic of Ireland last week.

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  • Colt McCoy throws for touchdown after Alex Smith injury
Colt McCoy throws for touchdown after Alex Smith injury

After Sanchez's stint in NY, he bounced around, serving as the backup for Philadelphia, Dallas, Denver, and Chicago at times. When Alex Smith went down yesterday with one of the more gruesome leg injuries we've seen since Joe Theismann famously broke his leg, FedEx Field went quiet.

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  • Green leaves game with lower back tightness
Green leaves game with lower back tightness

Kyrie Irving , though, had other ideas. Needing overtime to finish the job, Kyrie Irving went for 43 points and the Celtics took down the Raptors . Back on October 19, Kawhi Leonard delivered 31 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in Toronto's 113-101 home win over Boston. "I had to do my part".

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  • Packers' Playoff Hopes on Life Support After Seahawks Soar in Fourth Quarter
Packers' Playoff Hopes on Life Support After Seahawks Soar in Fourth Quarter

Clearly agitated, Rodgers responded by saying, "there's still hope...it's just going to take one galvanizing moment". Jones finished with 40 yards rushing after going for a career-high 145 a week ago. Wright had undergone arthroscopic surgery over the summer and sat out the first six games of the season before easing back into play. For the f...

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  • Browns not talking to Condoleezza Rice as head coach — GM
Browns not talking to Condoleezza Rice as head coach — GM

But shortly after the ESPN story was posted online, Dorsey released a statement calling Rice a "great leader" who "possesses the highest possible character". "It could be a woman, too". The Browns are in search of their ninth full-time head coach since 1999 and fourth since 2013 after firing Hue Jackson on October 29.

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  • LeBron James DROPS 44 & Passes Wilt Chamberlain On All-Time Scoring List
LeBron James DROPS 44 & Passes Wilt Chamberlain On All-Time Scoring List

The former No. 1 overall pick scored 28 points in the second half alone and moved past Chamberlain's 31,419 point total on a three-point play with 3:55 to go. THE Lakers improved immediately, from a defensive stand point, with the addition of veteran centre Tyson Chandler , after he was bought out by the Phoenix Suns.

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  • Vikings Coach Zimmer Previews Sunday's Game vs. 1st Place Bears
Vikings Coach Zimmer Previews Sunday's Game vs. 1st Place Bears

Pretty big game-NBC thinks so, as they flexed it to SNF. "You got to respect him". The quarterback has surpassed his passing yardage from 2017, when he started 12 games. That's hard. I don't know when the last time is that's been done. "I can't miss anything like that". "But you can never get too high and you can never get too low".

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  • Spain had 'unfair' loss to Croatia in UEFA Nations League - Luis Enrique
Spain had 'unfair' loss to Croatia in UEFA Nations League - Luis Enrique

Barcelona's boss Ernesto Valverde nor Croatian manager Zlatko Dalic are willing to rest the midfielder. Thursday night's 3-2 win over Spain in Zagreb means plenty is at stake for the 2018 World Cup finalists, who beat England in extra-time of the semi-final in Russian Federation.

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  • Anderson defeated Nishikori in the Final tournament ATP
Anderson defeated Nishikori in the Final tournament ATP

But the close nature of those matches was a distant memory as Nishikori, who had beaten Federer in straight sets on Sunday, put his hopes of a semi-final spot in jeopardy with this tame surrender. "I was growing in confidence and he sort of probably was going a little the other way, which is tough given the situation". I love playing in London and ...

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  • Monumental Ireland claim All Blacks scalp in Dublin
Monumental Ireland claim All Blacks scalp in Dublin

Saturday will be the fourth meeting between the two nations during the Schmidt era - the All Blacks lead the head-to-head 2-1 - and every minute of the previous three encounters has been burned into the memory of the Ireland coach. "Injuries, brainwaves, sacked coaches, new coaches ... what we do know is that Ireland are going to go there rea...

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  • ATP Finals: Thiem beats Nishikori to keep semis hopes alive
ATP Finals: Thiem beats Nishikori to keep semis hopes alive

Thiem's slim hopes of staying in the tournament disappeared when Federer saved three break points on his way to taking the first set, and he wrapped up victory in an hour and 16 minutes in his first meeting with Anderson since the 6ft 8in big-server beat him in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

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  • Zverev inflicts more ATP Finals pain on Cilic
Zverev inflicts more ATP Finals pain on Cilic

He will advance into the last four of the season-ending tournament for the eighth time if John Isner beats Marin Cilic in the evening session. With the ITF and ATP on collision course and both seemingly determined to push ahead with their rival events, Djokovic believes it could end up being damaging for the sport.

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  • Wayne Rooney England Farewell: Striker to wear number 10 against USA
Wayne Rooney England Farewell: Striker to wear number 10 against USA

Wayne Rooney , nearly for old time's sake, ended up addressing pressure. It's the first time. Rooney said talks with the Football Association about one last match have been ongoing for some time and that he turned down the chance to play his farewell game before this summer's World Cup.

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  • Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings
Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings

Notre Dame 4. MI 5. The committee showed even more respect to the Group of 5 this week by including Mountain West teams Utah State and Boise State at No. The Knights would face No. 7 LSU , based on fan interest and matchup. Clemson has two wins over teams now ranked in the top 25 in No. 12 Syracuse and No.

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  • Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season
Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

Martin O'Malley. "While the optics of this injury may have appeared to be more severe, surgery will not be required". Following Monday's game, Atkinson called LeVert "the heart and soul of our program" during a brief postgame media session.

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  • West Ham's move for Samir Nasri in doubt over fitness concerns
West Ham's move for Samir Nasri in doubt over fitness concerns

A month later he was banned , initially for six months, for using an intravenous drip treatment that contravened World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) rules, leading to a Spanish Anti-Doping investigation . They also rank 13th for chances created across the division as well as 11th for goals scored which perhaps highlights why Pellegrini is interested ...

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  • What we learned from New England Patriots loss to the Tennessee Titans
What we learned from New England Patriots loss to the Tennessee Titans

As reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN, Bell has no intentions of playing this season as he holds out for a long-term contract in favor of the one-year franchise tag the Steelers had placed on him. The Steelers are unlikely to place a much more costly third straight franchise tag on Bell, but could instead opt for a transition tag. While addressin...

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  • Chiefs-Rams players may refuse to play at Estadio Azteca
Chiefs-Rams players may refuse to play at Estadio Azteca

The Week 11 match-up between the Rams and the Chiefs is the latest regular season game between two one-loss teams since 1990. Two recent events apparently damaged the hybrid playing surface, a combination of grass and synthetic filler.

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  • Man Utd legend Neville: No simple solutions for the entire club
Man Utd legend Neville: No simple solutions for the entire club

In that period Manchester City have done it 21 times , with Liverpool second on 12. United did at least stem City's flow as the half wore on and the hosts did not threaten again until Aguero fired into the side-netting just before half-time.

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  • Salah stars as Liverpool beats Fulham
Salah stars as Liverpool beats Fulham

He could have scored from distance in the first half and fully deserved his goal when it finally came. "It was very important, especially second half, to keep it tight at the back and I'm glad we did". We can not change it, Fulham can not change it. "The situation can be a little complicated but you must be sure to take this kind of decision"...

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  • Christian Horner - Esteban Ocon lucky to get away with just a push
Christian Horner - Esteban Ocon lucky to get away with just a push

Stewards handed Ocon a ten-second stop and go penalty and Verstappen was furious on Red Bull's team radio, stating: 'I hope I can't find him now in the paddock because that guy has a f****** problem'. Verstappen finished second, still seething, while Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen took third. Hamilton celebrated his win and his team's title with samb...

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  • Sterling should have avoided showboating - Guardiola
Sterling should have avoided showboating - Guardiola

Sterling has gone on to win the Premier League and EFL Cup during his time at the Etihad Stadium, playing a key role in last term's historic title success. "He's quick, strong and excellent in front of goal - everything a modern-day forward needs to excel". Guardiola made a decision to bring off Aguero for Ilkay Gundogan with 15 minutes remainin...

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  • Kevin Anderson beats Dominic Thiem in group opener — ATP Finals
Kevin Anderson beats Dominic Thiem in group opener — ATP Finals

Will Djokovic catch Federer's total? The three-set roller-coaster of a match lasted 3 hours, with Djokovic emerging as the expected victor, but not without a bit of a scare. And he is grateful not to have suffered any career-threatening injuries, unlike players such as Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro . No.6 South African Kevin Anderson , enj...

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  • Bryce Harper Rumors: Phillies, Giants, Cardinals Are Possibilities After Rejecting Nationals' Contract
Bryce Harper Rumors: Phillies, Giants, Cardinals Are Possibilities After Rejecting Nationals' Contract

Giancarlo Stanton signed a 13-year, $325 million deal with the Marlins, but now has $270 million remaining over the next 10 years following his trade to the Yankees . But it appears Harper to do the same with multiple suitors in the bidding. It turns out that he rejected a contract offer from the team that very day.

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  • Minnesota Timberwolves Trade Jimmy Butler to 76ers
Minnesota Timberwolves Trade Jimmy Butler to 76ers

Wojnarowski reported that the league trade call and physicals are scheduled for Monday, and the earliest Butler will make his team debut likely will be Wednesday night when the 76ers visit the Orlando Magic. It was almost midnight inside the Citizen Hotel in downtown Sacramento on Saturday, and Minnesota Timberwolves general manager Scott Layde...

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  • Henderson back as Liverpool trio passed fit for Fulham
Henderson back as Liverpool trio passed fit for Fulham

Milan Pavkov scored twice in seven first-half minutes to hand Red Star their first Champions League victory in 26 years. Visibly disappointed after what could prove to be a costly setback, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp conceded his side played well below par in a cracking atmosphere.

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