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MotoGP Valencia: Dovizioso struggling with Ducati's mid-corner pace

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While Marquez has made Honda the top power in motorbike racing, the 31-year-old Dovizioso has been the surprise of the year. But this year the man from Catalonia has faced a stiffer test from Ducati underdog Andrea Dovizioso . Marquez is looking to secure back-to-back titles after easing to the 2016 prize with three races remaining. "Of course it will be natural to feel some pressure in Valencia with so much at stake, but honestly there has been pressure for the entire second part of the ... Read More »

Fifth Third Bancorp's (NASDAQ:FITB) Hold Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies

The High Dividend Yield Company on the list is Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB ) stock. Considering that the stock daily volume of 4.33 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size. Fifth Third Bancorp's ROA is 1.45%, while industry's average is 2.45%. Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. Read More »

Formal Offer Tabled For Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker Fight

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Walk down the streets in the United Kingdom and ask if people know the name Anthony Joshua and they will know his life story". While the prospects of a showdown between Joshua and Wilder looks promising The Guardian says it may not happen until the latter part of next year. Read More »

Astros' World Series trophy takes a tumble at MFAH event

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In game two, the Dodgers had the lead after eight innings, which should have made their fans feel pretty good about their chances considering Los Angeles had been undefeated up to this point. Game 5 was by far the most interesting game of the entire playoffs. Every Astros player contributed to their championship win, but most notable was World Series MVP and right fielder, George Springer. Read More »

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale suffers another injury setback

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Despite his return to training in recent days, Bale did not link up with Wales for their worldwide friendly matches against France and Panama on the request of Real head coach Zinedine Zidane. "His recovery will continue to be assessed". Bale has only just been declared fit to return to action for Real after the global break. It is a huge blow for Bale who is gaining an unwanted reputation for being persistently injured. Read More »

Bridgewater Discusses Long-Awaited Return to Vikings

What's most important to him is that he'll be in the locker room with his teammates. "I think I'm a mentally strong guy and the guys in this locker room helped reassure that". Asked if he has any anxiety associated with the area on which he went down, Bridgewater said he hasn't given it any thought. "Once I get out there in-between those lines, I have no regrets, no doubt", Bridgewater said. Read More »

CSOD Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

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Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (NYSE:KW) has risen 1.79% since November 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. The average investment rating for CSOD on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 3.46 or a Hold. Read More »

USADA Flags Anderson Silva For Taking A Banned Substance

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Though anabolic steroids were found in his system following the Diaz bout in 2015 - before the UFC had contracted with USADA to run its anti-doping program - Silva made a weak excuse about being given pills in an unmarked blue bottle from a friend he wouldn't name who was in Thailand. Read More »

Barcelona tracking Nabil Fekir

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The Gunners now sit in sixth in the Premier League table, a whopping 12 points behind high-flying leaders Manchester City, and Arsene Wenger's side will need to turn their form around as the season progresses if they are to stand a chance of securing a top four finish. Read More »

Bills brace for steady Brees as Saints come marching in

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Buffalo is holding on to the sixth seed in the AFC despite an ugly loss to the New York Jets last week and hope to bounce back against one of the premier teams in the NFL. NOTES: QB Tyrod Taylor has the lowest interception rate (1.3 percent) of any quarterback in National Football League history with at least 1,000 pass attempts. Read More »

Fed Cup final stars let loose ahead of weekend showdown

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The host nation will be seeking to secure the final for the first time in their history, while the United States will seek to clinch their record 18th title. They will be followed onto court by US Open champion Sloane Stephens and the hosts' number one Aryna Sabalenka , who is ranked 78th. America, though, have not won the team event since they beat Spain 5-0 in the 2000 final. Read More »

Real Madrid eyes Juan Mata

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Do you think Mata would fit in at Real? The 29-year-old did not play a single first team game for Los Blancos, moving to Valencia in 2007 straight from Castilla. Real Madrid are now eight points behind Barcelona in La Liga and face a fight to regain the Champions League after losing 3-1 to Tottenham in the group stages. Read More »

Notre Dame-Miami: Five Things to Watch

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Playoff implications on the line as No.3 Notre Dame travels south for No.7 Miami . After a 20 year hiatus from 1990 to 2010, we finally got to see the Catholics vs. The Canes enter the weekend with the nation's longest active win streak at 13 games. Notre Dame is being led by Heisman-contending running back Josh Adams and dual-threat quarterback Brandon Wimbush. Read More »

Wilshere ready to quit Arsenal to revive World Cup dream

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Unwanted by England and under-valued at Arsenal , Jack Wilshere's career has hit the buffers in recent seasons and that could lead the 25-year-old midfielder to quit the Emirates in the new year. "I like him very much, but why his name should be being talked about for Crystal Palace , I don't know". "I left a year ago to get some football, I've done that and I'm back now and I'm fit and ready to play. Read More »

Auburn looking to take down No. 1 Georgia

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We've got good players, and I love the way our kids are working and have bought in. "They've got the best defense we've faced and a quarterback [Jarrett Stidham] who throws it as well as anybody we've faced", Smart said. Johnson has thrived in Pettway's absence, though, with 732 rushing yards (124.0 yards per game) and a SEC-high 15 rushing TDs. The Bulldogs can run Nick Chubb, Sony Michel and others against the Tigers, who have allowed only six rushing touchdowns. Read More »

No Rush For Kieran Tierney To Leave Celtic, Insists Virgil van Dijk

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He was the captain of his country and that's very special at 20 years old. Being asked to speculate on how far the player could go the defender said: " That's not up to me but it's good to see he's making progress ". The 26-year-old overcame similar scepticism over his own performances for Celtic before moving to Southampton and establishing himself as one of the best defenders in the Premier League. Read More »

Brazil Defeats Toothless Japan 3-1 in Friendly

Jesus and Neymar combined with Willian in Brazil's front three after Philippe Coutinho , who has been struggling with a groin injury, did not even make the substitute's bench. Yoshida thumped a free kick against the crossbar for Japan but Brazil looked unsafe with every attack and went further ahead in the 35th minute. Read More »

Cardinals place three key players on IR

Branch will have ACL surgery at a later date. After getting a further look, it is still bad news, but not as bad as initially believed. Humphries was originally feared to have a torn ACL, but Arians said the prognosis turned out to be a dislocated kneecap and an MCL injury. Read More »

Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson resigns with Bellator

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Bellator has always been promising to crown a new heavyweight champion, and today, we finally saw some movement in a division that's been without an active titleholder for more than two years. What is surprising is that 50% of the participants named in the tournament are Light Heavyweights. I guess we are going to find out soon. Could we see a rematch? He was finally stripped in May 2016 due to inactivity. Read More »

Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

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Solo presented the Federation Internationale de Football Association women's world player of the year award on stage alongside Blatter , to her colleague on the U.S. "I had some bad experiences with players who are still on the team". Solo used the opportunity to write about the "rampant" culture of harassment in sports. Read More »

England boss Southgate denies row with Tottenham Hotspur

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Kane, the Premier League's joint-top scorer, pulled out of England's squad to face Germany and Brazil in friendlies after sustaining a knock in Spurs' 1-0 win over Crystal Palace last weekend. "We're talking about individuals and the vast majority of the supporters are brilliant". To add to that, Germany have taken a huge step in agreeing to wear the poppy in this fixture, so that should also be noted. Read More »

England fans react to "expected team" to play Germany

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Chelsea loan pair Tammy Abraham and Ruben Loftus-Cheek both got the nod, with the England manager starting them tonight. "I had a vision and it became quite strong that I wanted to go from Chelsea", said Loftus-Cheek. It is well known that England's squad is anything but cemented ahead of the Three Lions' trip to Russian Federation in 2018, and some good performances in the national team shirt as well as strong Premier League displays this season could well be enough for the pair to ... Read More »

UFC's Conor McGregor shoves ref during wild melee in Bellator MMA cage

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Goddard ordered McGregor out of the octagon as the fighter who had been defeated had yet to be attended to by the doctors or his cornermen, but rather than leave quiety McGregor went after the refeeree in an aggressive manner. He attempted to remove him from the cage. The Bellator 187 event took place Friday evening in Dublin and is scheduled to air on tape delay in the US on Spike TV. Read More »

Bafana's SWC 2018 dream over after Senegal loss

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South Africa's players tried to return to the game, but all their chances were saved by Senegalese goalkeeper Khadim N'Diaye. Senegal has only qualified for the World Cup once before, making a sensational run to the quarterfinals in 2002, which included a famous win over defending champion France. Read More »

Oklahoma City Thunder talks it out after loss at Denver

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Less than 15 games into the season would make a team meeting premature for the vast majority of the National Basketball Association. After the team's latest loss, a 102-94 defeat to the Nuggets to brought their losing streak to four, the Thunder held an extended team meeting to talk out issues they're having, according to The Norman Transcript . Read More »

Jimmer Fredette, Stephon Marbury Get into Shoving Match During Game in China

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The two got into a quick squabble before getting separated by teammates and referees. Cooler heads would eventually prevail and the Sharks went on to win the game in overtime, 123-119. He's averaging over 40 points per game this season and appears well on his way to repeating as the CBA's International MVP Award victor. The two players have been compared to each other for years, even before they were linked by their bond of playing well while overseas. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton on record pace in Brazil, Brendon Hartley has engine blowup

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Vivianne Senna, sister of the late three-time F1 champion, said she and the family would cheer for Hamilton Sunday. "I am still in the same mental frame of mind that there are still races to be ticked off". "I think overall it's pretty straightforward: Mercedes seems to be the quickest and then it's pretty close between Red Bull and us", he said. "I hope we can find a nice balance in the vehicle on Saturday and see what we can do. Read More »

Lionel Messi apologises to Argentinian striker he mistook for being a fan

The Argentina duo, who are in Moscow preparing for Saturday's match against Russia at the newly-renovated Luzhniki stadium, were involved in the awkward mishap at the team's hotel in the Russian capital. The Barcelona forward wouldn't be the first Argentinian footballer to pursue goals in music, with former Southampton striker Dani Osvaldo now making his living as a professional musician after retiring from football. Read More »

Part of an Apartment Block in Russia Collapsed, 6 People Died

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At least one of the six victims was a child, officials said. A part of a residential block from the first to the ninth floor in the town of Izhevsk was destroyed. The building was also not fitted with sprinklers and the United Kingdom government launched an investigation into the incident shortly afterwards an not without some friction between families of the victims and Theresa May. Read More »

Patrice Evra BANNED from football for seven months after kicking Marseille fan

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The Ligue 1 club initially suspended the 36-year-old from duty as UEFA investigated the incident to deem what further punishment was merited on top of a one-match ban. "Today, there is sadness. For Patrice Evra first, who obviously understood all the consequences of his action and who will no longer be able to exercise his passion at Olympique de Marseille ", read the statement from Jacques-Henri Eyraud, the Marseille president. Read More »

Novartis India Q2 profit up 18% at Rs26 crore

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On the other hand net NPAs also lower at 5.43 percent against 5.97 percent on quarter-on-quarter basis. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 22.21 crore for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, Novartis India said in a filing to the BSE. Read More »