• Lingard tips Manchester United for Premier League title challenge

    Lingard tips Manchester United for Premier League title challenge

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    Interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his assistant Mike Phelan have brought back the "old school" Manchester United , according to Jesse Lingard. Rooney was the embodiment of Sam Allardyce's stodgy Everton era; a slow-paced player for a side who needs more dynamism than that. First of all, although Ince has been managing longer than Solskjaer, he did not manage the Manchester United Reserves or any of the other youth sides - whereas the latter has.
  • Equine flu outbreak causes Newbury races to be cancelled

    Equine flu outbreak causes Newbury races to be cancelled

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    But it added that "at least three more days are required before it will be possible to make a decision about whether it is safe to resume racing". The incubation period is usually days but recovery can take weeks, or even months. Irish trainers Gordon Elliott, John Carr, Shane Nolan, Stuart Crawford, Ronan McNally, Caroline McCaldin and David Christie have had the runners they had in Britain on Wednesday quarantined, away from their stable.
  • Darren Weir Handed Four Year Ban By Racing Board

    Darren Weir Handed Four Year Ban By Racing Board

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    He said the four-year disqualification the stewards sought was appropriate. The 48-year-old chose not to contest the four charges against him, stemming from a raid on his stables in Victoria last week. Weir could not offer an explanation on their discovery. He faced a fourth charge of conduct prejudicial to the interests of racing. He said Weir felt bad about the situation and his decision not to contest the charges showed his remorse.
  • Durant, Curry drafted first, second in All-Star draft

    Durant, Curry drafted first, second in All-Star draft

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    Anthony Davis , left, and LeBron James share a moment in a Pelicans-Lakers game in December. The picks will invariably fuel speculation heading into the offseason and Davis will still seek a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans, and Irving is on track to become an unrestricted free agent.
  • Frank Robinson, MLB Hall of Famer and Pioneering Manager, Dead at 83

    Frank Robinson, MLB Hall of Famer and Pioneering Manager, Dead at 83

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    Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred released the following statement in the wake of Robinson's passing. In his first season in Baltimore, Robinson showed he still had plenty left in his 30-year-old body as he was named the AL MVP following a 1966 campaign in which he won baseball's Triple Crown.
  • Mickelson hits every fairway for first time in two decades

    Mickelson hits every fairway for first time in two decades

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    The last time he hit every fairway in a PGA Tour event was at Torrey Pines back in 1998, according to the Tour. 'I may have done it before but I don't ever recall doing it'. Big names in the field: Jason Day, two-time victor Dustin Johnson, 2017 champion Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott. He played Pebble Beach on Tuesday and will play one of the other two courses used for the tournament - Spyglass Hill or Monterey Peninsula Shore Course - on Wednesday.
  • Sixers trade Markelle Fultz to Magic

    Sixers trade Markelle Fultz to Magic

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    Sure, the odds say the pick is just as likely to become Anzejs Pasecniks as it is Landry Shamet. The Sixers traded that same pick to the Magic in the 2017 draft, so that the Sixers could draft Anzejs Pasecniks. Even if he's not a real star, as he was pegged by many going into the 2017 draft, there is a definite level of upside here by simple way of the fact that things can't get any worse.
  • Raptors getting Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles, 2nd-rounder

    Raptors getting Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles, 2nd-rounder

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    On Thursday, the team made another big trade by dealing away big man Jonas Valanciunas and others to the Memphis Grizzlies for Marc Gasol , according to ESPN. "I have been in rumours so many times I don't even look at it". "Experience does that for you", Valanciunas told reporters in Atlanta on Thursday morning.
  • Body taken from wreckage identified as Emiliano Sala

    Body taken from wreckage identified as Emiliano Sala

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    Police today confirmed that the body pulled from the wreckage of Emiliano Sala's plane was that of the missing footballer. In a statement tonight police said they "will continue to be supported by specially-trained family liaison officers".
  • Bucks to get Mirotic from Pelicans for two players

    Bucks to get Mirotic from Pelicans for two players

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    Another significant component to this move is the draft compensation that will be going the Pelicans' way. Smith was acquired by the Bucks from the Wizards in a three-team trade on December 7, 2018. It should be noted that Mirotic has been limited throughout the year due to various calf ailments. Mirotic should fit in well with a Bucks team that is taking 37.6 3-pointers per game on the season, the second-most in the league.
  • Bob Stoops Named Head Coach of Dallas XFL Franchise

    Bob Stoops Named Head Coach of Dallas XFL Franchise

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    Dean Blevins, the sports director at Oklahoma City's KWTV-TV, got confirmation from Stoops directly. It will be the home field for the XFL franchise when the league starts in the spring of 2020. Its teams will be stocked with National Football League has-beens and college cast-offs, players Stoops may be fairly familiar with, given the extensive scouting and recruitment he did during his time in Oklahoma.
  • Slow over rate policy to be modified - Cameron

    Slow over rate policy to be modified - Cameron

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    The 32-year-old replaced the misfiring Keaton Jennings at the top of the order for the second Test at Antigua and made scores of six and 17 on debut in England's 10-wicket defeat as the tourists went 2-0 down in the three-match series. Critics argue that forcing the team's captain to sit out is exactly what test cricket does not need in its struggle to stay relevant in the Caribbean.
  • Lavar Ball: Lakers' 'Luke Walton Was the Worst Coach Ever for Lonzo'

    Lavar Ball: Lakers' 'Luke Walton Was the Worst Coach Ever for Lonzo'

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    They get nothing. [Brandon] Ingram play by himself? You can change speeds with Ball coming off the bench or have him come in and clamp down on D. You could put him in a lineup with a bunch of shooters who can cover up for his liability from the outside with that weird-looking shot of his.
  • Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean awkwardly unveil Haas 2019 livery

    Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean awkwardly unveil Haas 2019 livery

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    So for now, we've got these murky renders to pore over. Why Haas for Rich Energy? The new colours are starkly different from its previous colours that were a combination of red, grey and black in their first three seasons of F1. We're with the best-run team in my opinion, and equally importantly, lovely people. Storey attempted to purchase Force India - now Racing Point - last season and was later in discussions with a number of teams about sponsorship, but Haas proved to be the standout ...
  • Max is the man Hamilton fears the most, says Horner

    Max is the man Hamilton fears the most, says Horner

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    Red Bull are starting their first season with new engine partner Honda after ending an often-fractious relationship with Renault , and Horner said he expects them to move forward from past year, when they won four races but were usually "in the void between Mercedes and Ferrari and the rest".
  • Unai Emery reveals Arsenal loanee Denis Suarez trained alone on Monday

    Unai Emery reveals Arsenal loanee Denis Suarez trained alone on Monday

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    Gunners head coach Unai Emery chose to bench Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and January signing Denis Suarez heading into the clash. A 2-1 win at Bournemouth on November 25 was the last time Emery's side took three points on the road, but Huddersfield looks the ideal opponents after losing 11 of their past 12 league games.
  • Giants making late play for Harper

    Giants making late play for Harper

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    However, Judge is apparently willing to make some concessions if the Yankees decide to make a late run at Harper and get him in pinstripes. Drafted first overall by the Washington Nationals in 2010, Harper has finally reached free agency.
  • Kristaps Porzingis Advises Bitter Knicks' Fans To

    Kristaps Porzingis Advises Bitter Knicks' Fans To "Stay Woke"

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    Knicks GM Scott Perry said the Knicks were aware of Porzingis' displeasure with the direction of the franchise in recent weeks. Knicks president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry are expected to fully explore trade options for Porzingis ahead of next Thursday's trade deadline, league sources told ESPN .
  • Why Stephen A. Smith Believes Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Should Retire

    Why Stephen A. Smith Believes Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Should Retire

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    His production in the pass game dipped during the 2018 regular season, but he showed in the AFC Championship Game and Super Bowl that he's still capable of putting up big numbers. "We were moving. We had players scattered all over the field, and they capitalized (on) our mistakes", Littleton said. "They capitalized on our mistakes".
  • Mavericks trading Harrison Barnes to Kings for Justin Jackson, Zach Randolph

    Mavericks trading Harrison Barnes to Kings for Justin Jackson, Zach Randolph

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    Dirk Nowitzki said he realized something was up when Barnes didn't replace him early in the fourth quarter as usual, with the 40-year-old playing a limited role in his record 21st season with the Mavericks . "I've got to let the dust settle and figure out who the hell is going to start". "But just from [scouting], he's always on the scouting board". After the deals, Sacramento won't have a player on its roster over the age of 30.
  • Foul ball killed woman at Dodger Stadium

    Foul ball killed woman at Dodger Stadium

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    After being unresponsive for the ensuing days, the family followed Goldbloom's wishes not to be kept alive by a machine if it was deemed she would not get back her quality of life. Goldbloom was rushed to the hospital after telling ushers she did not feel well. "Mr. and Mrs. Goldbloom were great Dodgers fans who regularly attended games", a team spokesman told ESPN .
  • Eden Hazard closer to Real Madrid move after ‘decision’ taken on future

    Eden Hazard closer to Real Madrid move after ‘decision’ taken on future

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    The brilliant Belgium has less than 18 months on his contract with no indication of signing an extension, stating recently that he "knows what he's going to do" with rumours of a move to Madrid brewing for several years now. "I know what I'm going to do", the Belgium global said in an interview filmed for an RMC documentary, scheduled to be aired in France on Wednesday evening.