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Wade Davis agrees to deal with Rockies

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But there's no doubt Davis was excellent a year ago in his lone season on the North Side. Both men were members of the Royals' World Series-winning team of 2015. The option reportedly will vest as a $15 million player option if Davis finishes 30 games in 2020. Acquired from the Kansas City Royals last offseason in a trade for outfielder Jorge Soler, Davis had an earned run average of 2.30 and a WHIP of 1.142 over 59 games and 58.2 innings pitched. Read More »

Hazard rejected Chelsea contract for Real Madrid transfer, reveals father

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The Belgium international's father Thierry was quoted by Belgian news publication Le Soir as he explained why the forward had opted not to put pen to paper on fresh terms just yet. "Eden is only one of the parties involved in his future", Thierry concluded. The Belgian global has won two Premier League titles with Chelsea since joining the club in the summer of 2012. Read More »

Texas A&M seeks 1st bowl victory since 2014 vs Wake Forest

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The race vehicle that Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson was in reached 160 miles per hour. An opening 45-44 loss to UCLA in the Rose Bowl did not help matters with starting quarterback Nick Starkel suffering an ankle injury as the Bruins mounted an improbable 34-point comeback. Read More »

Manchester United Open Talks To Seal £40m Signing

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Malcom scored just seven league goals in France past year but, he has already equalled that total this season although Ligue 1 is barely at the halfway point. United remain linked with numerous attacking players. There is said to be no release clause. Mourinho is reportedly desperate to do business in January, and it's suggested that he has claimed that Malcolm could become a huge success in English football. Read More »

Sevilla appoint former AC Milan coach

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Sevilla has announced the appointment of Vincenzo Montella to succeed Eduardo Berizzo as head coach. A statement on the club's official website reads: "The Sevilla FC and the Italian coach Vincenzo Montella have reached an agreement in principle for him to become first team coach until June 2019". Read More »

Ronaldo, Zidane win prestigious Dubai Soccer Awards

Ronaldo was speaking to Juve legend Alessandro Del Piero after collecting the Player of the Year prize at the Globe Soccer Awards . I have to say thank you to my teammates, to my coach, to Real Madrid . "Lastly, and most importantly, I dedicate this to my mother". Speaking to Juve legend Alessandro Del Piero after collecting the Player of the Year prize at the Globe Soccer Awards, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor said: " Many clubs were interested in me". Read More »

Roger Federer Breaks Instagram With a Quokka Selfie

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Halep, though, again fell short in the biggest events, topped by her loss to free-hitting 20-year-old Latvian Jelena Ostapenko in the French Open final, perhaps the most startling triumph of the year from a youngster who had previously not even won any tour event. Read More »

Lions facing challenges with Washington in Fiesta Bowl

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Both were dismissed for violation for team rules. The Lions have not won a major bowl game since the conclusion of the 2005 season with their triple overtime classic in the Orange Bowl against Florida State. Prediction: Penn State 38, Washington 28. Linebacker Ben Burr-Kiven led the team in tackles, while the defensive line of Tevis Bartlett and Vita Vea lived in opposing backfields, recording 17.5 tackles for loss and 7.5 sacks. Read More »

George Weah wins landmark Liberia presidential poll

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Turnout in Tuesday's vote stood at 56 percent, the election commission said. He won the first round in October with 38.4 per cent of the vote, compared with the 28.8 per cent of Mr Boakai, 73. He stepped into politics in 2002 after retirement. Weah has also attracted skepticism from his opponents who claim he is inexperienced, despite having served as a Senator since 2014. Read More »

Akufo-Addo congratulates George Weah

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Spokesman of the commission Henry Flomo who announced the date yesterday, said tallying of votes was ongoing at different centres across the country. He said "I salute George Weah's courage and resilience in spite of the activities and machinations of oppressors and interlopers who blocked his victory 12 years ago". Read More »

Van Dijk fee doesn't matter because he's class: Klopp

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Klopp's loyalty to the player - he refused to settle on an alternative option in the summer - as well as his long-term vision was enough to convince the Dutch ace that Anfield was still the optimum choice. The £ 75m fee will make Van Dijk the most expensive defender in world football, breaking the previous record set last summer, when Manchester City spent £54m to sign Kyle Walker from Tottenham Hotspur. Read More »

Incredible - Former Premier League Star Shocked At Harry Kane's Low Salary

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The Tottenham star set a new record for Premier League goals in a year when he ended 2017 with a hat-trick against Southampton on Boxing Day, taking his tally in the English top flight to 39. "When you look at Messi and Ronaldo, I've obviously still got a long way to go before I can be compared to them but it's a start and that's what I want to do: keep improving and be up there one day". Read More »

Giants bring back Dave Gettleman as GM

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Gettleman will be the Giants' fourth general manager since 1979, following George Young, Ernie Accorsi and Jerry Reese, who held the job for 11 seasons before he was dismissed on December 4 along with coach Ben McAdoo. Mara and Tisch clearly felt comfortable moving forward with Gettleman. New England Patriots director of pro personnel Nick Caserio, Minnesota Vikings assistant general manager George Paton, and Seattle Seahawks co-director of player personnel Scott Fitterer were just some of ... Read More »

IN lawmaker: Take a knee, provide National Football League refund

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A new push by an IN lawmaker would force the Indianapolis Colts to offer its fans a refund to home games if Colts players knelt during the national anthem. He was offended but stayed at the game. The Colts declined to comment on the proposal. Rep. Smith said he doesn't want to take away a player's right to protest. Read More »

Mourinho after Man United 2-2 Burnley: £300m spending isn't enough

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Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata were among the thing of things, trying to find a way to get the ball on Lukaku's head, but as the clock ticked, the Red Devils started to get more desperate. As Marouane Fellaini reveals he could leave Manchester United should West Ham target him instead of Sevilla's Steven N'Zonzi? Besides, he added, "As for my thoughts about the game, one team had one and a half shots and scored twice". Read More »

LeBron James thinks Kevin Durant may be the best defensive small forward

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Durant finished with 25 points, seven rebounds and five blocked shots. Durant has been given more responsibility since Curry, who has missed the team's last five games with his sprained right ankle, was sidelined. An NBA "last two minutes" game report reviewing referee calls released on Tuesday said officials missed two late Kevin Durant fouls and another by LeBron James in a controversial finish on Monday. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas to take a big step with his team Video

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Thomas , who has been rehabbing from a hip condition he reaggravated during the playoffs last season, was sent to the Canton Charge last week as part of his G League assignment. Still, the most important thing will be how Thomas feels after the practice . The practice will be held in California on Friday, and the team will then travel to Utah. Read More »

Photographer accuses Twins' Miguel Sano of sexual assault

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When I said no, it should have been the end of it. The Minnesota Twins responded to the allegations with a tweet , saying they are aware of the incident. 'As him, his agent, and the guy I worked for walked away, he grabbed my wrist and made me go with them. "For those of us who have been thru a similar situation, hearing each of those stories is another reminder of what we went thru", she wrote. Read More »

Rondo tallies 25 assists for highest total in 21 years

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I just told (Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry) let me be on the White team and just guard (Cousins), so we can just push each other to get better. "I've been blessed to play with a lot of great players , and what I take pride in is making those guys' jobs easier". Read More »

Johnny Manziel moves closer toward playing in CFL

The Tiger-Cats gained Manziel's contractual rights after holding a workout with the former first-round pick in September. The deliberation has included an "ongoing assessment" of Manziel's involvement in an alleged domestic violence incident with his former girlfriend and an in-person interview between he and Ambrosie . Read More »

QB Dak Prescott: WR Dez Bryant should always be a Dallas Cowboy

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I don't know, probably not", the receiver told Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News , before cementing his stance: "Hell, no. For what it's worth if Dallas were to keep Bryant he would be scheduled to make $12.5 million in 2018. Cowboys officials took note when Prescott took blame for that pick but also seemed to suggest that he needed to make his pass absolutely ideal so that Bryant couldn't drop it. Read More »

West Brom draw 0-0 at home to Everton

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For Baggies boss Alan Pardew , there were positives despite seeing their dismal run continue, the former Crystal Palace manager still waiting for his first Albion win. The hosts made a blistering start at the Hawthorns and could have broken the deadlock from a whipped cross by Jay Rodriguez but striker Salomon Rondon missed the target from close range in the sixth minute. Read More »

Struggling Swansea hands reins to Carlos Carvalhal

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The 52-year-old replaces Paul Clement , who left the Welsh club earlier this month propping up the league after less than a year in charge. Maybe some people will say we need a miracle. He had been out of work for three years when he was handed his first job in England in 2015 by Sheffield Wednesday . He began his managerial career in 1998 at Espinho, the Portuguese club where he finished his playing career. Read More »

Serena Williams to play first match since daughter's birth

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I can't wait to get back on the competition level but it was a great experience for me to have. Maybe Novak, but I think nobody else will make a comeback like Roger and Rafa, it's too tough I guess. The 10th edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship kicked off today at the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex, with 2 quarter-final matches. Read More »

Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif Starrer Tiger Zinda Hai Sixth Day Business!

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Interestingly, Salman's birthday came up with a double celebration for the superstar as his recent release Tiger Zinda Hai has taken the Indian box office with a roar. On Wednesday, the film brought in 17.55 crore more and that shows how well it has been accepted by the "junta" as the numbers stay on to be really huge. Read More »

Mbappe expects a great game against Madrid

Speaking about the uphill task of facing the reigning European champions who created history by winning the UEFA Champions League back to back, Mbappe said he is excited for the challenge where he will be laying against his childhood hero Cristiano Ronaldo . Read More »

Crystal Palace boss Hodgson: Zaha tough to keep; Arsenal a huge test

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The last time the Gunners travelled to Selhurst Park in April, they were on the end of a comprehensive 3-0 defeat. "We know that's what we've got coming; that's what we've got to try to find a way of trying to deal with and the only advantage we have is the fact that it is at home where our fans do give us enormous support and also they're sensible fans they realise that we have got a big job on our hands, they will be expecting us to give our all against Arsenal ", he said . Read More »

Joshua-Parker heavyweight unification looming

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The Duco Events promoter, who looks after Parker alongside Bob Arum, announced this week that talks with Joshua's camp had taken a huge step forward. "Hearn has made a grave mistake in agreeing to this fight", Higgins said, "because Joe is about to slaughter his glass goose". Read More »

Juventus quote Manchester United £133m for Paulo Dybala

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While the former Palermo forward has had a slightly down season with Juve, he is still considered one of the top young attacking players in the world and a potential breaker of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's Ballon d'Oropoly. This amount is unlikely to suit Juventus , as the current contract Dibala is until 2022, and 24-year-old has not yet reached the peak of his career and in the future will only improve. Read More »

Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun passes Everton medical after flying to England

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Cenk Tosun will join Everton in a £25 million transfer. However, there might just be light at the end of the tunnel for Evertonians as the club is on the brink of signing the striker they have been chasing for quite a while now. It has been further reported that the player's father had accompanied him to the club to complete a medical and negotiate personal terms. Bournemouth host Everton at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday for their final Premier League match of 2017. Read More »