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With the world's number one Test nation awaiting them in Adelaide in the first of four Tests from Thursday, Paine said it was time to start looking forward. "I think from last time round, I've become more assured of myself, I don't really find the need to prove anything to anyone", he told Macquarie Sports Radio at the weekend.
  • Bulls fire head coach Hoiberg

    Bulls fire head coach Hoiberg

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    Following a dismal, injury-plagued start to the season, the Chicago Bulls have fired head coach Fred Hoiberg . It's a major step for the team who are finally starting to get a few healthy starters into the lineup as the new year approaches.
  • Kareem Hunt linked to assault in KC nightclub

    Kareem Hunt linked to assault in KC nightclub

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    After the Chiefs made the decision to cut ties with Kareem Hunt on Friday, the running back was placed on the waiver wire, which opened the door for another National Football League team to pick him up. Mahomes also noted he has spoken to Hunt but wouldn't divulge information. No NFL team is willing to touch the talented but embattled running back Kareem Hunt even after the deadline to claim him off the waiver wire has elapsed, per Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network .
  • Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl

    Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl

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    CBSSports.com reports Meyer's teams went 85-9 in his seven seasons as Ohio State coach, including a 55-4 Big Ten record. He briefly stepped down after the 2009 season because of health reasons and left Gainesville for good the next year to spend more time with his family.
  • I've become more assured of myself : Virat Kohli

    I've become more assured of myself : Virat Kohli

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    Ashwin has taken 21 wickets at an average of 54.71 in six previous Tests in Australia , a return at odds with his overall Test record of 336 wickets at 25.44. "When the Test match starts, if it [sledging] happens, it happens". More recently he was in the stands for Nathan Lyon's last-day heroics to bowl out India in 2014, the emotional first Test played after the death of Phillip Hughes.
  • Notre Dame Commits React To Irish Playoff Bid

    Notre Dame Commits React To Irish Playoff Bid

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    The winners of the two semis will meet in the National Championship Game in Santa Clara, California on Jan 7th. "So we went with the one-loss conference champion". "Now we got in, let's go achieve something". Washington: After a slow start to a season of high expectations, the Huskies earned their first Rose Bowl trip in 18 years with four consecutive wins, including the Pac-12 title game.
  • 3 players the Golden State Warriors need to step up

    3 players the Golden State Warriors need to step up

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    Pistons: Blake Griffin scored 20-plus points for the 15th time in 19 games this season, while Drummond had his 10th game with at least 15 points and 15 rebounds. There are seven games tonight with a lot of injuries and questionable players. But he started slowly, missing his first three shots, all three-point attempts.
  • West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini praises Scotland global for reviving career

    West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini praises Scotland global for reviving career

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    West Ham defender signed for £22million ( BBC ) in the summer from Toulouse and he looks like an incredible investment for the club. Former Newcastle striker Carroll started on the bench along with Wilshere. - West Ham's Felipe Anderson has scored four goals in his last four Premier League games having netted just one in his opening 10 appearances in the competition for the Hammers.
  • State Funeral to Honor Former US President George H.W. Bush

    State Funeral to Honor Former US President George H.W. Bush

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    Bush, who was president from 1989 to 1993, will lie in state beneath the soaring U.S. Capitol rotunda for a ceremony and public visitation from Monday through Wednesday. Moreover, Sabato told VOA Bush benefits from a comparison with Trump's demeanor almost halfway through the current president's first term in the White House.
  • AS Roma vs. Real Madrid - Football Match Report

    AS Roma vs. Real Madrid - Football Match Report

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    Ronaldo settled on Juventus and after a shaky start he's been in great form for his new side - while Real Madrid have largely struggled without him. And the Giallorossi were made to pay for their profligacy when Bale gave the European champions the lead just two minutes after the interval, profiting from a catalogue of errors in the Roma backline.
  • First women's Ballon d'Or victor Ada Hegerberg asked to twerk

    First women's Ballon d'Or victor Ada Hegerberg asked to twerk

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    She had just been crowned the best women's player in world football but then French DJ Solveig, hosting the awards with former footballer David Ginola, went and asked her whether she could twerk. Hegerberg, 23, plays for the French side Lyon and is a three-time Women's Champions League victor. Hegerberg earlier spoke of her pride in winning the award and said she hoped it would motivate young female players.
  • Urban Meyer Might Help Florida Beat Michigan

    Urban Meyer Might Help Florida Beat Michigan

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    Because the one way to ensure a positive (and fun) bowl experience is to win the game, UF coach Dan Mullen said Monday. The bowl bid is announced, and even though it's not the thrilling finish it long seemed MI was headed for, the Wolverines still have a chance to end this year on a positive note.
  • SNL Gives Touching Tribute to George H. W. Bush

    SNL Gives Touching Tribute to George H. W. Bush

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    Howard, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region commanding general. "I love you, too", Bush replied. "It's bad, it's bad". Obama hosted former US President George H.W. "Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died", he said. As Bush sr.'s condition declined on Friday at his home in a gated community in Houston, Texas, he was placed on speakerphone with his son, who was at his home in Dallas.
  • Was Chargers' game-tying return TD aided by a missed call?

    Was Chargers' game-tying return TD aided by a missed call?

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    As for the Chargers fans, who were seen getting a glimpse of the action in the background, they didn't need bad towels to dry any tears after an eventful night. Rivers has come back from a 16-point deficit seven times in his career, most by any active quarterback, tying Peyton Manning for the most such comebacks since 2001.
  • Nick Saban got choked up in postgame reflection on Jalen Hurts

    Nick Saban got choked up in postgame reflection on Jalen Hurts

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    Enter Hurts, who led Alabama to the national title game as a freshman but lost the starting job to Tagovailoa. The replacement threw three touchdown passes, including a 41-yarder in overtime that gave the Tide a stunning 26-23 victory. "With a team like that, you've got to be able to put them away because they keep hanging on", Georgia tight end Isaac Nauta said. But Hurts took control of the offense and lifted Alabama, certain to be the top seed in the College Football Playoff.
  • 49ers’ Pierre Garcon, Marquise Goodwin will miss Week 13 matchup with Seahawks

    49ers’ Pierre Garcon, Marquise Goodwin will miss Week 13 matchup with Seahawks

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    It was finally a stress-free win for the Seahawks after they white-knuckled their way through November, going 2-2 with all four games decided by eight points or fewer. "It's kind of more a respect thing than anything". Wilson only threw 17 passes on Sunday. He added another touchdown in the second half to give him 11 over the last four games compared to no interceptions.
  • Watch Odell Beckham Jr. Toy With Bears Before Throwing Ridiculous TD

    Watch Odell Beckham Jr. Toy With Bears Before Throwing Ridiculous TD

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    They didn't nail down the win until Janoris Jenkins knocked away a deep fourth-down pass to Taylor Gabriel after quarterback Chase Daniel fumbled on consecutive plays on the rainy afternoon to set up a fourth-and-8. In his first campaign with the Chicago Bears , All-Pro outside linebacker Khalil Mack has been a game-changing factor defensively for the franchise.
  • How to watch the 2018 Ballon d'Or online, TV

    How to watch the 2018 Ballon d'Or online, TV

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    Either Messi or Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or in each of the last 10 years, bagging five apiece. Cristiano Ronaldo is set to snub the Ballon d'Or awards this year because he will not win the accolade this time out, with former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric set to pip the Portuguese superstar.
  • Warriors, Raptors meet in early showdown

    Warriors, Raptors meet in early showdown

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    Leonard played a game-high 44 minutes, scoring 37 points with eight rebounds and three assists. But don't forget about Kyle Lowry , the NBA's assist leader (10.2 per game). Moving forward, the Raptors can and will improve upon the ways in which they play with a lead provided they learn from common themes in the games in which leads were cut into.
  • Mesut Ozil reacts to Arsenal’s thrilling NLD win v Spurs

    Mesut Ozil reacts to Arsenal’s thrilling NLD win v Spurs

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    Arsenal's next Premier League test is a trip to Manchester United on Wednesday night. Miguel Almiron: Newcastle are continuing their interest in the Atlanta United player, while West Ham, Tottenham and Arsenal are also keen, according to the Newcastle Chronicle.
  • Talks Getting Serious Between Mets, Mariners For Trade Involving Cano, Diaz

    Talks Getting Serious Between Mets, Mariners For Trade Involving Cano, Diaz

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    Kelenic was the Mets' first round pick (sixth overall) in the 2018 MLB Draft. There are very few prospects the Mets should list as being off-limits in trade talks, especially if they're serious about bringing a victor back to Queens. Cano still has $120 million remaining on the 10-year contract he signed with the Mariners in December 2013 so NY will have to take on a lot of that salary, if not all of it, in order to get the deal done.
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads the celebrations for Arsenal after derby victory

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    Spurs could not hold on for a seventh win in a row, however, conceding to goals from Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette and Lucas Torreira in the final 35 minutes to slip down to fifth place on goal difference. "They are in a good moment in their season but we want our supporters to see our best work and, in return, we want to feel them pushing us". He then said he did not know when the injury had started, or whether Ozil was at the ground for the match.
  • Back to the Playoff! Clemson learns CFP opponent, destination

    Back to the Playoff! Clemson learns CFP opponent, destination

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    We'll find out today on ESPN . "This is what we worked for all year long". This will be the first Cotton Bowl appearance for the Tigers since 1939. "Obviously you start with their defensive front, outstanding front four". "Offensively they have all the weapons, but defensively they have those as well.
  • NFL Team Cuts Star Running Back After Footage Of Attack On Woman

    NFL Team Cuts Star Running Back After Footage Of Attack On Woman

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    Speaking for the first time publicly since TMZ released video of the assault on Friday afternoon, Hunt told ESPN's Lisa Salters that he had not seen the video until TMZ published it on Friday. Police were called to the scene, but no arrests were made at the time and no citations issued. As Hunt was dealing with the shock of his contract being terminated, he also was given an.