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Andy Murray takes it slow after injury woes

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Novak Djokovic is relishing his return to tennis after being out of the game for almost six months. "I look forward to seeing the fans in Abu Dhabi at the 10th edition very soon". "I am delighted to be returning to the court in Abu Dhabi for the first time since the birth of my daughter in September", Williams said in a statement to ESPN. Read More »

Ashes fourth Test day two - in pictures and social

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Australia skipper Steve Smith was denied his fourth straight Boxing Day Test century on Wednesday as England fought back with five wickets to leave the hosts at 326 for eight at lunch on day two. Playing away from his body, Smith dragged a wider ball onto his stumps to be dismissed for the first time since the Boxing Day test against India in 2014, having scored 445 runs in four innings. Read More »

49ers favored against Rams, who will rest star players

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Competing for the No. 3 spot isn't as important of a priority for McVay as keeping the Rams' core contributors healthy for the postseason, so it appears Gurley's run of late-season dominance will come to an end Week 17. I believe that means something for a fan base that hasn't filled the Coliseum this year and lost a home game to London. Now, fortunately for us, we are fairly healthy. Read More »

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'No offers made for Alexis Sanchez'

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Yet Wenger hardly convinced that he is likely to invest significantly, saying he would be busy because clubs want his players rather than the other way round. It is very important to the wives you know. "He doesn't want to move north of London, I don't think". "I think I'll wait to see who comes in for who, rather than create speculation on who I might let go and let the rumours that are always created in December and January for this window", Allardyce said. Read More »

Ravens coach John Harbaugh not pleased Sunday's game moved later

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With the later start, there is a concern that fewer fans would attend the game due to plans for New Year's Eve. "I hope our fans are OK with it. I want the place to be packed and loud". The Ravens are 16-7 at home in December since Harbaugh took over in 2008, winning the past five games by a combined score of 152-85. "We definitely don't want to be on the couch". Read More »

Dana White: Georges St-Pierre's Next Fight 'Won't Be' vs. Conor McGregor

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It should also be noted that it's an idea that St-Pierre has never been interested in. UFC president Dana White is a promoter, and sometimes promoters say things to try and get attention to the product. Since that time, St-Pierre has given no clear indication about his future with the UFC. "It would probably be the biggest fight in UFC history and MMA history", said Zahabi. Read More »

DeMarco Murray (possible LCL sprain) to undergo MRI on Monday

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He's totaled 925 yards and seven touchdowns so far and will continue to be an important player for the Titans, should they advance to postseason play. Third-string running back David Fluellen could also see more playing time should the team decide to rule out the starting running back on Sunday. Read More »

County's unemployment rate stays same in November

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Last month, 7,163 Yakima County residents were without jobs, a 28 percent drop from the same month a year ago when almost 10,000 residents were without jobs. Keyes had a rate of 10.2 percent in November, which was a dip from the 10.4 percent posted in October. The private-sector over-the-year industry losses were in information (down 100), including print publishing and software publishing, and professional and business services (down 300). Read More »

Two minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against Michigan State

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When the MSU front four gets pressure on a throw happy QB, the Spartan secondary generally wins the battle. The next six games would not be as easy for Washington State . That, combined with the fact that both defenses have allowed similar amounts of points per game, points to Washington State emerging victorious. The Cougars back that with a stout defense - once the program's biggest weakness - that ranks ninth in the nation in fewest passing yards allowed. Read More »

Warriors GM on Stephen Curry: 'I don' think he'll play Friday'

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The Warriors officially announced that Curry will miss at least Wednesday's scheduled game against the Utah Jazz before being re-evaluated on Friday. "I hope it doesn't appear that we are being evasive". "We want to be smart about it", Myers said. But with a deep roster bannered by Kevin Durant, the Warriors are able to weather Curry's absence just fine, going 8-1 during that stretch. Read More »

Police investigating vehicle linked to Bucs WR DeSean Jackson

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Police investigating a single-car accident found marijuana and hollow point bullets in an abandoned vehicle registered to Tampa Bay Buccaneers and former Cal receiver DeSean Jackson . Back in January of 2014, Jackson's Philadelphia home was burglarized under somewhat mysterious circumstances while the then-Eagle was out of town. Read More »

Why Browns coach Hue Jackson says he will jump into Lake Erie

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Despite Jackson winning only one game in his two years in Cleveland, the Browns has said he will be back next year after firing executive VP Sashi Brown. After being granted an expansion franchise in 1999 to replace the one that ran away to Baltimore, Cleveland has only managed three winning seasons and are now enjoying the least successful two year period of any team in club history with just a single win in the last 31 games. Read More »

Confident Alabama Will Be Looking For Revenge

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Saban said that attitude is consistent with a trend he's noticed through four consecutive years in the College Football Playoff. New Year's Eve will begin with day-before-game press conferences for both Clemson's Swinney and Alabama's Saban, which will include a joint photo shoot with the Sugar Bowl trophy. Read More »

Auburn RB Kamryn Pettway didn't travel to Atlanta for Peach Bowl

In a 15-year stretch from 1984 to 1998, every Peach Bowl was decided by a touchdown or less, with several of the games decided in the closing seconds. Frost said the experience was different in Orlando than Atlanta , which had temperatures in the low 40s. "They bleed just like we bleed so we're not looking forward to SEC-AAC, ACC whatever, we're out there playing football because at the end of the day, that's all you can do". Read More »

Broncos want to see Paxton Lynch on the field in season finale

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Denver has experienced quite a bit in recent years, swinging from the highs of Super Bowl 50 to the lows of a losing season . The Denver Broncos will start Paxton Lynch in their season finale against the Kansas City Chiefs - providing he can play on his sprained left ankle that's sidelined him for more than a month. Read More »

Why this place in Shimla is special to PM Modi

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Armed with mobiles, fans mobbed Modi and tried to take selfies with him. You would be surprised to know that Prime Minister also said In those days he did not pay for coffee from his pocket. Later, Mr. Modi remembering his good old days with the BJP tweeted, "In Shimla , relished coffee at the Indian Coffee House and reminisced old days". Read More »

Arsene Wenger explains key hold up in contract talks for star man

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LONDON , ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on December 22, 2017 in London, England. Mourinho has spent £280m on new recruits since taking charge at United a year ago, but admitted his side could not compete with City, who have splashed £361m on signings in that time . Read More »

Patrick Mahomes to start at QB for Chiefs vs. Broncos

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This will give the Chiefs their first look at Mahomes in game action. Sunday's game is set for 3:25 p.m. on CBS. "He will learn from it", Reid said of the rookie, via ArrowheadPride.com . "He's having an MVP-caliber year". Mahomes played three seasons with the Red Raiders, capping his collegiate career by throwing for 5,052 yards, 41 touchdowns and 10 interceptions while completing 65.7 percent of his passing attempts during his final season at Texas Tech. Read More »

Spurs honoring military with new 'camouflage-patterned' jerseys

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The Sixers explained the origins of the uniform in their release on Wednesday . The team says the City Edition uniform follows the Minnesota Super Bowl's "Bold North" theme. Having taken over the licensing rights for the NBA's apparel this season, Nike has brought with it some changes, doing away with traditional home and away uniforms, and though not through the company's own initiative, featuring sponsors on the jerseys themselves. Read More »

Serena Williams: return will shakeup 2018 WTA Tour

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Williams has not played since winning her 23rd Grand Slam title while approximately eight weeks pregnant. There is no precedent for a 36-year-old 23-time Grand Slam victor to return to tennis after having a baby. Australian open director Craig Tilley has said Williams is "very likely" to defend her title at the 2018 tournament, which starts on January 15. "There's no question that she'll be ready in our view and she wants to break a record that is Margaret Court's". Read More »

German boat Rockall forced into Sydney to Hobart retirement

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Six yachts including the supermaxis are on track to beat the Sydney to Hobart record, powered by favorable winds in what organizers described December 27 as an "astonishingly fast race". Wild Oats XI has taken out Sydney to Hobart line honours for the ninth time. Earlier, Comanche indicated plans to lodge a formal protest against Wild Oats XI which could prove crucial in the final wash-up. Read More »

Fellaini hints at Manchester United exit

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Marouane Fellaini is still uncertain as to whether he'll stay at Old Trafford or make a move away, according to reports . "They made a proposal, probably another one will follow. Should Fellaini intimate that he's unwilling to accept a lower wage then United could be minded to sell him in the January transfer window. "The coach is someone who respects the decisions of his players", said the player. Read More »

Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

Traders can make of these figures one thing: sentiment in terms of actual shares traded is cooling down. MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has risen 11.48% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by NICHOLS RODNEY P. on 12/01/2017, and was a disposition of 5,988 shares with a final price of $62.33. Read More »

Chelsea boss Conte talks up Vidal January move: Arturo is fantastic

The pair worked together at Juventus for three years between 2011 and 2014. Conte enthused about the player whom he coached at Juventus, claiming he was a "fantastic player". "Especially if you try to link this player with us", he told reporters. Vidal was considered among the best central-midfielders on the planet at time, and he developed into a far more accomplished player under the stewardship of Conte. Read More »

Everton rule out January bid for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud

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It's very important to the wives, believe you me. Giroud, who joined the Gunners in 2012, has admitted he had the chance to join Premier League club Everton during the last transfer window. "I was very close to another English club - Everton - but I think I made the best choice". Arsene Wenger has laughed off Sam Allardyce's suggestion that Olivier Giroud's wife blocked a move to Everton last summer, and confirmed that the striker will be sidelined until mid-January with a ... Read More »

Alex Delton Brilliant as Kansas State Routs UCLA in Cactus Bowl

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Kansas State finished the season 8-5, giving Snyder a career record of 210-110 - all with the Wildcats. Dylan Modster, who started the Cactus Bowl against Kansas State in place of Rosen, really lit it up. Fisch shot that notion down quickly. "Josh was unable to play because of the fact that he had two concussions within a four-week span in November, and our physicians didn't feel comfortable putting him out there and putting him at risk for a possibility of a third concussion". Read More »

Bucks Fall To Bulls

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Justin Holiday had 15 points and Denzel Valentine 13. Antetokounmpo averages 29.6 points, 10.5 boards, 4.6 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.4 blocks per game, If he can put up numbers like these in this one Milwaukee will be hard to stop. "We just have to be cautious in this situation", Antetokounmpo said afterward. "We just hope and pray that someone gets it". "We don't want to go deep into the season and this issue comes up again". Read More »

Manchester City's Yaya Toure agrees to play for Ivory Coast again

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He was part of the Elephants team which won the 2015 African Nations Cup, but he made a decision to retire in order to focus on his club career. Touré announced his retirement from worldwide football in September 2016 to focus on club duties, but has been used sparingly by Pep Guardiola this season. Read More »

Bucs vs. Saints game flexed for 4:25 pm ET

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During that span Atlanta went zero for three on third downs, Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore intercepted a Matt Ryan pass in freakish fashion, and Te'o recovered a fumble forced by defensive tackle Tyeler Davison in the red zone. Brees became only the third quarterback in National Football League history to eclipse 70,000 career yards passing, joining Peyton Manning and Brett Favre . Read More »

434 runs and counting ... Smith extends golden streak at the MCG

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Considering how the series has gone so far, Smith may well add significantly to that tally on Wednesday as Australia continue their bid to inflict another Ashes whitewash on their great rivals . With the new ball, I beat the bat and I thought "here we go". He said he knows it wasn't exciting to watch, it certainly wasn't exciting to play to be honest when it's attritional, but there's not a lot we can do about, that's the pitch we've got. Read More »

Suns rely on little-known rule to slam Grizzlies in final second

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Gasol and Evans combined for 21 of their 29 first-half points in the quarter, and the Grizzlies were within 57-53 at intermission. Evans, who made a career-high six 3-pointers against Los Angeles, tallied 23 points in a loss to Phoenix last Thursday and is averaging 18.8 points - his best output since averaging 20.1 points for the Sacramento Kings in 2009-10. Read More »

Toronto Maple Leafs Top 10 Prospects Christmas Update

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His career took off after the Leafs claimed him in a 1958 intra-league draft. Bower spent most of his 15-year National Hockey League career with the Toronto Maple Leafs and won four Stanley Cups in the 1960s. Bower went on to play 475 regular-season games and win four Stanley Cups for the Leafs, playing his trade mostly without a mask. Bower played in Toronto until he was 45 years old. Read More »