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West Brom to target O'Neill after giving Pulis the boot

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Large sections of the home support called for his exit during the 4-0 defeat by Chelsea at The Hawthorns on Saturday, which was played out in front of empty seats while Lai Guochuan, the Premier League club's Chinese owner, looked on. The Irish Football Association wants to keep hold of O'Neill and has opened talks over a new deal, but would likely struggle to match an offer from West Brom should the Premier League club firm up their interest. Read More »

Steelers' Marcus Gilbert suspended 4 games for drug violation

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Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement that the organization was "disappointed" and that Gilbert will not appeal his suspension. He will be eligible to return to the team on December 18, a day after the Steelers' anticipated clash with the New England Patriots in Heinz Field. Read More »

Cubs, White Sox Announce Spring Training Schedules, Will Meet 3 Times

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The Washington Nationals announced their 32-game 2018 Spring Training schedule on Monday, featuring 15 home games at their spring home, The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Mets, Angels vs. The Sox will be the visitors against the defending National League champions, with whom they share their spring training complex. The team will have its first full-squad workout in Clearwater, Fla., on February 19 and play the University of Tampa in an exhibition at Spectrum ... Read More »

Serena Williams sets out to inspire women in moving message to daughter

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Serena Williams , acknowledged as one of the world's greatest athletes, has set out to inspire other female sportswomen with a moving message to her baby daughter. Remember that Williams accidentally revealed her pregnancy on Snapchat, and is no stranger to posting about her daily life on both Snapchat and Instagram. Read More »

Jacob Thompson, boy who celebrated Christmas early, dies of cancer

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The family also opened some cards while celebrating an early Thanksgiving with Jacob two weeks ago. The 9-year-old was diagnosed with Stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, a brain cancer, in 2014. Jacob is survived by his mother, Michelle Thompson Simard, father Roger Guay, dog Piper and his extended family. And most importantly, always do not forget to #LiveLikeAPenguin for Jacob. Read More »

Reports of £300m formal takeover offer for NUFC

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Current club owner Mike Ashley has since confirmed his intention to sell the North-East outfit, of which he has been in control of since June 2007. In news that will come as a disappointment to those of you (including me) who really wanted Vince McMahon to buy Newcastle United, it appears an offer from someone who isn't the owner of WWE has been tabled for the Magpies, this evening. Read More »

Watch The Fastest Knockout In A Championship Fight In Boxing History

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Tete arrived back in South Africa on Monday, and spoke to the media about the Gonya knockout and his hopes of taking on Burnett. Apologies to anyone who had the misfortune of paying for the Zolani Tete and Sibniso Gonya fight. "My trainers are the ones doing the job behind the scenes, I would like to thank them". The short fight left Gonya was a bruised ego and his second loss of 13 outings. Read More »

Tottenham senior duo ruled out of clash against Borussia Dortmund - confirmed

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The England global, who Pochettino said was left out at the Emirates for fitness reasons, is back in the squad for the Group H meeting at Signal Iduna Park. The Argentinian added: "The objective was to qualify and we've achieved that, and now it's important to finish first if we can". In charge of the match at Signal Iduna Park will be French referee Clement Turpin, who was also officiating when Alli made his middle finger gesture while playing for England against Slovakia in September. Read More »

Man Utd boss Mourinho man-management upset Rashford, Martial

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And as a United fan, Rashford admires American worldwide goalkeeper Howard, who played at Old Trafford between 2003 and 2006. Martial scored the equaliser for United in their 4-1 win against Newcastle , while Rashford assisted the third goal and Mourinho believes that the decision to play both players on the left sparked an improvement in the side after the team went behind to an early Dwight Gayle goal. Read More »

UF officials meet with Chip Kelly about Gators' opening

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Florida has seemingly zeroed in on Chip Kelly to be the program's next football coach. The New Hampshire native led the Ducks to three top-four finishes in his final three seasons in the Pac-12 before moving on to the National Football League, where he spent four years as a head coach. Read More »

Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

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The Falcons, Atlanta United, and Garth Brooks have abandoned the Dome this fall, and on Monday the stadium met its ultimate end. Host to the 1996 Summer Olympics, two Super Bowls and countless Atlanta Falcons home games, the imposing stadium was a fixture for roughly two and a half decades, since its completion in 1992 at a cost of $214 million. Read More »

Injured Haye pulls out of heavyweight rematch with Bellew

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The long-awaited grudge rematch between Tony Bellew and David Haye is officially off. He wrote: "Former heavyweight world titleholder David Haye (28-3, 26 KOs) has withdrawn from his rematch against Tony Bellew (29-2-1, 19 KOs), whom he was supposed to face December 17 at the O2 Arena in London, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN on Monday". Read More »

Chelsea boss Conte delighted with Christensen form: He deserves his place

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It is very important to be focused to go to try to win the game. "At the same time I think that we have to respect his decision". "It doesn't depend on us because Man City are playing very well and having fantastic results". 'I am in good form. " David Luiz is in the squad for tomorrow's game". This weekend, though, it was a different story: with two goals and an assist due to a saved shot falling into Álvaro Morata's path, Hazard menaced the Baggies defence from start to finish. Read More »

Reggie Jackson and Stanley Johnson's ruse to freeze Jimmy Butler worked

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Butler had 26 and Andrew Wiggins 24 for the Timberwolves . The Pistons trailed by 11 with 9:57 left and battled. The Timberwolves shot 6 for 17 in the final frame as they were out-scored 29-17. Butler made the first two free throws but missed the third, allowing the Pistons to hold on after adding a pair of game-clinching foul shots of their own. Read More »

The coordinator attack of the Broncos sacked

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Denver (3-7) sits in last place in the AFC West and have faced significant inconsistencies on offense this season, particularly at the offensive line and quarterback positions. Denver Broncos general manager John Elway called his team "soft" earlier in the week but largely pledged confidence in his players and his coaching staff. Read More »

Arsenal Set To Appoint Borussia Dortmund's Sven Mislintat As Chief Scout

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Mislintat is expected to join Arsenal this calendar year, with the Gunners paying a fee of between €1-2 million to Dortmund, where he is under contract until 2021. " He found [Christian] Pulisic and Dembele and many more ". And he is now set to move to North London as Arsenal are poised to be on the lookout for signings in the winter transfer window. Read More »

Former Ohio State Buckeye WR Terry Glenn killed in auto crash

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He caught Tom Brady's first career touchdown pass during that 2001 season, which was marred by a suspension, a domestic abuse case and disputes with Bill Belichick's coaching staff. He spent one season there before being dealt to the Dallas Cowboys, where he finished his career. Glenn scored 44 touchdowns and racked up 8,823 yards in his National Football League career. Read More »

Star unhappy with Barcelona's pursuit of Philppe Coutinho

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Thiago Silva could play a leading role in any approach for Coutinho, with the 33-year-old prepared to help sell PSG to a potential target. "I speak a lot to him". According to Telefoot , Silva has urged Coutinho to quit Liverpool for the Ligue 1 giants. "I hope he'll think things over carefully and next year he'll be working with us". Read More »

Marshawn Lynch only stands for Mexican national anthem

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U.S. President Donald Trump suggested Oakland Raiders' Marshawn Lynch should be suspended by the NFL for the rest of the season if he "sits down to boos" during the national anthem again. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first took a knee during The Star-Spangled Banner previous year to protest police brutality and racial inequality, and a number of NFL players have employed similar national-anthem demonstrations before games this season. Read More »

WWE WrestleMania 34: Match Card Predictions After Survivor Series

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The match resumes with HHH tagging into the match as Strowman was preparing to attack McMahon, Angle then tags in and McMahon rolls him up for a near fall. Triple H played it off the best he could, but he was certainly knocked off of his feet so that couldn't have been the goal. Accompanied by his wife and Raw commissioner Stephanie McMahon, Triple H celebrated and raised his arms to the crowd. Read More »

Former NBA All-Star, world champion David Lee retires

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Earlier this month, Lee announced that he got engaged to professional tennis star Caroline Wozniacki . Lee won a championship with the Golden State Warriors in the 2014-15 season, before being traded to the Boston Celtics soon after. However, he would ultimately become quite the journeyman toward the end of his National Basketball Association tenure en route to suiting up for three different teams in what would become his final two seasons atop the highest level. Read More »

Mourinho pleased to see Lukaku back among the goals for Manchester United

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They host a Newcastle side who find themselves in 11th following their return to the top flight, with two successive 1-0 defeats to their name prior to Saturday's clash. "It is not easy, especially in my case. Then obviously the second goal gave them a lift, and then it was more hard in the second half", Benitez told BT Sport . Read More »

Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies at age of 49

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Aged 49, Novotna passed away on Sunday [19 November] surrounded by family in her Czech Republic homeland. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Novotna was the 1997 WTA Tour Championship victor, a three-time Olympic medalist and 1988 Fed Cup victor for Czech Republic . "Her star will always shine brightly in the history of the WTA", WTA Chief Executive Steve Simon said in a statement . Read More »

Conte is Italian Football Federation chief's first choice

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Conte's current deal, believed to be worth £19.2 million, will run until 2019. The 48-year-old remains under contract until 2019, but has spoken of nostalgia for his homeland in recent weeks and has endured a hard relationship with the Stamford Bridge hierarchy. Read More »

Country singer Neal McCoy condemns anthem protests in song about his 'ass'

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A country musician named Neal McCoy released a song criticizing NFL players who took a knee during the national anthem this season, and it's. something. In the same video, McCoy mentions Colin Kaepernick, the free-agent National Football League quarterback who in 2016 started the movement he says wasn't meant to disrespect to the American flag or the military, but to protest racial injustice in the United States. Read More »

Abram Thinks Amitabh Bachchan Is Shah Rukh Khan's Father

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Bollywood celebs like Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan attended the do with their sons AbRam and Azad Rao Khan, respectively. Aaradhya Bachchan wore a Manish Malhotra gown for her 6th birthday. Abhishek was the most vocal of them all and shared a handsome photograph of his daughter, with an emotional message about how she brightened the world by her very existence. Read More »

Jutanugarn wins LPGA Tour Championship

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She would win LPGA player of the year and the Vare Trophy for the lowest scoring average. "I think that day might have been today". "I'm not feeling good just because I'm on top of the leaderboard". She was in a group of seven tied for 12th on eight-under 208. Thompson hit the 18th fairway off the tee and saw her approach shot settle 60 feet from the hole. Read More »