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Rangers, Rivers United crash out of CAF Champions League

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Nigeria's second representatives Rivers United who also lost their second leg game against Sudan's Al-Merreikh will play for a place in the group stages of the Confederation Cup. The Nigerian side continued to push for a second goal after the break but Zamalek keeper Gennesh produced a double save to keep the scoreline at 1-0. Read More »

Sunny, But Still Chilly

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Most of the rain holds off until noon, but a few scattered showers are possible in the morning for our northwestern counties. Skies will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 32 and east northeast winds of 6 to 11 miles per hour. There is another front set to move into the area and does have a slight chance of rain late on Wednesday. Rain chances will remain high on Saturday - especially before lunch. Read More »

Doc Rivers: 'Not cool' for Cavs to rest LeBron for primetime game

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Cleveland general manager David Griffin said that the league office contacted him after the Clippers game and they were "not happy". Tests have been passed by procrastinators, though, so here's hoping the backcourt of the Lakers' future as the roster now stands can find a way to build something despite the suboptimal management they've seen to the point. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: 'Champions League qualification will not affect future'

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After Saturday's defeat to West Brom, Wenger admitted he made up his mind about his future, but did not make it public. "I take a bigger perspective than that". Earlier this month, following the humiliating defeat to Bayern, the board released a statement showing their support for Wenger. 'Arsene has a contract until the end of the season. Read More »

Doc Rivers calls on National Basketball Association to reduce back-to-back games

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While Saturday Primetime has delivered some great games, including Golden State's classic overtime win at the buzzer in Oklahoma City previous year, recent matchups have been diluted by injuries and rest. Gordon Hayward added 14 points on 5-for-16 shooting. It was the second-straight primetime game where a team had superstars resting. Russell channeled his inner Kobe Bryant and was spotted in the team's gym working on his shot following the game. Read More »

EPL 2016/17: Manchester City 1-1 Liverpool, 5 Talking Points

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Writing in his blog for Paddy Power , Hamann said: "I expect them to press high at the start against Man City to hunt another mistake, especially as the Citizens will be a bit fragile and possibly low on confidence". It is a point and that's good. "It is a good point for us and we gave the sign to all the people that are interested that we can perform like this". Read More »

Bengals Sign Free Agent LB Kevin Minter On Saturday

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While Minter got better over his four years, the Cardinals were still looking to upgrade. The former Arizona Cardinals linebacker met with Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis for breakfast in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Friday, and agreed to sign with the Cincinnati franchise the next day, according to Bengals team reporter Geoff Hobson . Read More »

Thunder star showing signs of progress toward return

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Kerr is one of the more conscientious minds about all National Basketball Association facets, and he certainly did not want to surrender a game and the series tiebreaker to San Antonio with the Spurs pressing for the West's No. Steve Kerr, coach of the Warriors, is very optimistic that Durant would return to the court in the near future. "I've watched him today shooting jump shots", Kerr said Saturday, per Haynes. Read More »

Cavaliers clinch playoffs behind 101 combined points from 'Big Three'

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As he often does, Kyrie went into "Mr". He was 6-of-10 on 3-pointers, 10-of-10 on free throws. James, Irving and Love combined for 74 points, 30 rebounds and 25 assists in a 119-108 win over the Lakers at home earlier this season. So, don't sweat it too much if LeBron and company play a lot of minutes. He may never be back in the locker room where he stood following a nationally televised game against the world champions. Read More »

India, Australia draw 3rd Test; series lever 1-1

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From Kohli's shoulder injury while fielding to Steve Smith and Saha's awkward tumble, the test match has been in the news and we aren't complaining. Marsh and Handscomb came to the crease shortly before lunch with the score 4-63, facing the seemingly impossible task of lasting on a dusty day-five pitch against the world's best spinners. Read More »

Jimi Manuwa scored a KO victory at UFC London over Corey Anderson

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OSP is just a few fights removed from going five rounds with former champion Jon Jones, showcasing just how risky Manuwa can be at his best. Diakiese put on a show in the opening exchanges of the fight, landing with eye-catching spinning kicks, but then it was just a single blistering right hand down the pipe that stopped Packalen dead in his tracks and sent him falling the mat as stiff as a board. Read More »

NZ uninterested in hosting 2022 Com Games

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The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has begun its search for a replacement host city and invited bids. "Clauses in the agreement were seriously going to compromise South Africa and government was not prepared to sign an open-ended guarantee". Read More »

Chicago Bulls G Dwyane Wade out for season with elbow injury

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It's possible Wade has played his last game as a Bull . Wade, 35, still has one more season on the two-year, $47.5 million deal that he inked with the Bulls last July. I don't know. I wish I had the answer, I don't ... "The biggest thing is just to continue to put him in spots to be successful", Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said. Read More »

Bayern Players Get The Giggles After Robben's Reaction To Being Subbed

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Gladbach showed some early ambition of their own and Thiago and Javi Martinez had to be alert in the fifth minute to block a close-range effort from Tony Jantschke. Schalke had followed up last weekend's 3-0 victory at home to Augsburg with a 2-2 draw at Gladbach midweek that put them through to the Europa League quarterfinals to face Ajax. Read More »

Promising new cholesterol medicine raises drug cost questions

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It means that if all 325,000 eligible Britons were to be treated, 2,200 potentially fatal heart emergencies would be avoided every year. And if guidelines are changed on the back of the new results, thousands more could benefit. Evolocumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody that works by blocking proprotein convertase subtilisin-kexin 9 (PCSK) - a protein that reduces the liver's ability to remove LDL cholesterol from the blood. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick future with National Football League in limbo

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New 49ers general manager John Lynch won't close the door entirely on Colin Kaepernick coming back to the team that drafted him. Lee used his post to rail against the NFL for excluding Kaepernick, who ignited a firestorm last fall because he refused to stand for the national anthem as a way to protest social and racial issues. Read More »

Handscomb-Marsh rearguard earns draw for Australia

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Jadeja, who took a five-wicket haul in Australia's first innings, continued delighting with his slow left-arm orthodox spin bowling as he dismissed David Warner (14) and Nathan Lyon (2) late on Sunday and took the scalp of Steve Smith (21) on the fifth day of the Test. Read More »

Wenger claims top-four failure will not affect Arsenal decision

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However, so much has happened since then that it would be inexplicable if Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke and chief executive Ivan Gazidis simply left Wenger to put pen to paper as though nothing had gone wrong. A 10-2 aggregate defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League badly damaged Wenger's standing while the setback on Saturday was their fourth loss in five top-flight matches and leaves them sixth in the table. Read More »

New Zealand Didn't Back Their Pacers, Says SA Spinner Dane Piedt

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In his 109 innings, the New Zealand captain he has batted 90 innings at the No. 3 position and has scored 4346 runs at an average of 53.65. As South Africa wrapped up the second Test inside three days in Wellington on Saturday to lead the series 1-0, it was evident to New Zealand how little depth they had when two of their few stars were absent. Read More »

Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey reportedly has been found

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Per Fox Sports' Jay Glazer , NFL security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation "believe" they found Brady's jersey and are in the process of returning it to the Patriots. Brady, the MVP of the first comeback victory in Super Bowl history, said he left the jersey in a bag in his locker after the game on February 5, and changed into a champions t-shirt for the post-game ceremony. Read More »

Detroit Lions sign former Spartan Keshawn Martin

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He was surprisingly effective for the Patriots in just nine games in 2015, catching 24 passes for 269 yards and two touchdowns. Contract terms were not disclosed. Last September, Martin signed a two-year deal with the struggling 49ers, but the receiver was cut by the team in early November. Martin is the sixth free agent lured to Detroit, following right tackle Rick Wagner, linebacker Paul Worrilow, defensive end Cornelius Washington, defensive tackle Akeem Spence and cornerback D.J. Read More »

Australia 83-4 at lunch

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Smith and Renshaw began extremely well, but their lapses cost Australia all the momentum in the morning session. The wicket has fallen, but after 60 overs. Australia were 6/204, leading by 52, when the match was called off with two overs left. Both of them raced to a 102-run partnership. Though the hosts gained momentum with the two wickets before lunch , they failed to sustain it. Read More »

Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X 375GB model begins to ship

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In particular, Optane SSDs are said to boost performance at low queue depths, where most applications generate storage workloads. Intel has unveiled a fast and responsive solid state drive for data centers. For the data centre, it allows users to perform more work with the same servers to improve TCO or expand capabilities. Intel first unveiled its 3D XPoint technology nearly two years ago, touting it as faster and denser than any other class of memory, and specifically 1,000 times faster ... Read More »

Jesse Lingard explains the inspiration behind his latest celebration

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Jose Mourinho had said his team would "probably lose" because their current fixture congestion would lead to fatigue, but despite missing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney and Ander Herrera, they counter-attacked well. We play to score goals, we play good football, building up from the back. "It's really hard to score a goal for him, but his movement is top class, his dynamic is second to none", said Mourinho after his team got all three points today. Read More »

Ireland deny England in Dublin

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Billy Vunipola doesn't lose many games, be it with Saracens of England , so Saturday's defeat by Ireland might have come as a bit of a shock. "That would have brought its own pressure". To trace where this stunning sequence of wins started requires a return to England's lowest ebb and a meaningless game played in Manchester. That means they won't be the third team in a potential group of death again (although they could still be the unlucky ones to get ninth-placed Argentina) and it ... Read More »

Delhi Hotel Fire Almost Cost MS Dhoni Three Mobile Phones

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his Jharkhand cricket team members staying in the hotel also had to rush out", said Atul Garg, chief fire officer, Delhi Fire Services.The scare, however, turn. In hysterical scenes noticed today during the Vijay Hazare Trophy semi-final encounter between Bengal and Jharkhand, a insane fan broke free from the crowd to touch feet of iconic former national captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Read More »

Manchester City held to a 1-1 draw by Liverpool

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As it was, it took Kevin De Bruyne to produce a brilliant delivery from the right for Aguero to cancel out Milner's expertly taken penalty. City were dumped out at the last-16 stage on Wednesday after a 3-1 defeat at Stade Louis II consigned them to an exit on the away goals rule following a 6-6 aggregate scoreline. Read More »

Marsh, Handscomb stifle India's advantage with gritty batting

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India however, with the help of stellar knocks from Cheteshwar Pujara (202), Wriddhiman Saha (117), and Murali Vijay (82), put themselves right back in contention, amassing a total of 603 for nine; they lead by 152, when skipper Virat Kohli chose to declare their innings. Read More »