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No. 3 Tar Heels mystified by flat performance in 76-67 loss

No. 3 Tar Heels mystified by flat performance in 76-67 loss

Purdue may have let Villanova off the hook earlier this month, but the Boilermakers have still gotten out to a 5-1 start and are looking to add a major win to the team's resume. "Coaches get anxious about every game, but I was really concerned from the standpoint that several teams that came back off the islands yesterday Michigan State lost, St. Read More

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Adrian Peterson running sprints at Vikings practice

Adrian Peterson running sprints at Vikings practice

Tuesday was not the first day Peterson had resumed running, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. "He's doing good", Zimmer said, " He's probably ahead of schedule, I guess ". Other people with that injury, it might take them four to six months, but this guy he's ready to roll. Peterson is eligible now to come off the injured list. Read More

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DeMarcus Cousins Mops Wells Fargo Center Floor During Bizarre Pregame Delay

DeMarcus Cousins Mops Wells Fargo Center Floor During Bizarre Pregame Delay

In a freakish scene at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night, the scheduled 7:05 p.m. game between the Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings was postponed "due to an issue regarding the surface of the court". 76ers: Host Orlando on Friday night. "I was trying to play", Cousins told the 76ers beat reporter Keith Pompey of his janitorial efforts. From the health of Ben Simmons to if Joel Embiid will ever live up to the hype, look no further than the BCT, as it brings the ... Read More

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Washington hopes to ride Pac-12 title to playoff berth

Washington hopes to ride Pac-12 title to playoff berth

Sidney Jones – a likely first-round National Football League draft pick – and Kevin King at cornerback allow the Huskies to confidently play man defense most of the time. Lavon Coleman - Coleman was a monster, putting in a performance just like his one against Arizona earlier in the season. It wasn't clear if he would be ready in time to return this season, which was why Colorado coaches flirted with graduate transfer Davis Webb, who appeared headed to Boulder before changing his mind and ... Read More

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Cricketer Yuvraj, Hazel Keech marry

Cricketer Yuvraj, Hazel Keech marry

After winning the match against the England cricket team, Indian cricket team was also present in the event. The marriage ceremony was solemnized as per Sikh traditional "Anand Karaj" at the gurdwara in Dufera village in Fatehgarh Sahib village, about 40 km from here. Read More

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Antonio Conte Says It's "Too Early" to Talk League Title Race

After just eleven minutes of play, Eriksen opened the scoring for Tottenham with a goal they deserved, as the Denmark worldwide picked up Dele Alli's pass and rifled a thunderous shot past Thibaut Courtois on goal. Chelsea was struggling to cope with Tottenham's pressing when it fell behind in the 11th minute. Chelsea was being outplayed and Courtois kept out Kane's rising shot to prevent the visitors extending their lead. Read More

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Texas confirms its first case of local Zika transmission

Texas confirms its first case of local Zika transmission

And in Florida, roughly 1.5 square miles in Miami Beach are still categorized as an active transmission zone - an area the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said pregnant women should avoid. The state said it now has no other suspected cases of local transmission, though Texas has reported 257 confirmed cases that residents got while traveling to affected areas or from having sex with people who traveled. Read More

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Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona cruise into knockout stage

Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona cruise into knockout stage

Barcelona sealed their place in the Champions League last 16, and top spot in the group, with a comfortable win over Celtic . Messi missed his side's goal-less draw against Malaga on Saturday, but was back to his best in Glasgow. It is a club and stadium a lot of the players know well and a club we have a lot of respect for, but we must forget everything and make sure we return from Scotland with a win", Messi was quoted as saying to the Bleacher Report. Read More

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Luis Enrique lauds Celtic fans despite jeers

Messi, who missed Saturday's goalless draw with Malaga due to illness, provided a fine finish to Neymar's lofted pass to hand Barcelona a 24th-minute lead. "So if he's playing for Celtic tonight, no doubt he makes us all better". The Brazilian was first to burst into the Celtic box and teed up Messi with a back-heel and the Argentine's deflected shot had Craig Gordon scrambling across his line before it was cleared. Read More

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Ed Orgeron, with LSU going well, to stay a coach

LSU coach Ed Orgeron looks up at the scoreboard after a Texas A&M touchdown during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, in College Station, Texas. Alleva says that the coaching search was never going to turn into a bidding war (say, between LSU, Texas and the Longhorns' new head coach Tom Herman ). Read More

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Captain Dawson rescues point for Tigers

Captain Dawson rescues point for Tigers

Phelan's men looked set for another painful defeat after failing to muster a shot of any sort in a feeble opening 50 minutes and fell behind to Gareth McAuley's 34th-minute header for the visitors. McAuley is now Albion's highest-scoring defender in the Premier League era with 12 goals to his name. " Hull " after two victories at the start took a steep dive. Read More

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Who impressed in West Brom draw?

Who impressed in West Brom draw?

The introduction of Adama Diomande for the ill Ryan Mason at half-time brought a change of shape and attitude from Hull, who finally began to threaten the visitors' goal. Ask "Lester." We believe that in the match, both teams will score. Hull have scored an average of 0.83 goals per game, the joint lowest in this season's Premier League. Read More

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UFC 206 shake-up to see Conor McGregor stripped of his featherweight title

UFC 206 shake-up to see Conor McGregor stripped of his featherweight title

After Daniel Cormier was forced out of the main event at UFC 206 with an injury, UFC was in desperate need of a new title fight for its Toronto card. Aldo later defeated Frankie Edgar to capture the interim belt at UFC 200. UFC's first dual division champion Conor McGregor has relinquished his featherweight title with Jose Aldo replacing the Irishman as the category's undisputed champion, officials said yesterday. Read More

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Jenson Button's F1 finale ends early with steering failure

Jenson Button's F1 finale ends early with steering failure

Button, the 2009 world champion, said on Thursday that he thinks of the season finale as his last F1 race despite having signed a new two-year deal with McLaren focusing on "team and auto development". Speaking after the race, Button said that, despite the race retirement, he had enjoyed his final race weekend in the sport. "Tonight's going to be a hell of a lot of fun". Read More

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Celtic vs FC Barcelona

Barcelona defeated Celtic 2-0 in Scotland, the Hoops providing a better account of themselves following their 7-0 drubbing in the reverse fixture at the Camp Nou. To finish top of the group is still in our own hands - if we win the remaining two games we will still win the group - and that has always been our objective. Read More

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Dorival wants a 'superstar' at Santos and suggests Manchester United midfielder Schweinsteiger

Dorival wants a 'superstar' at Santos and suggests Manchester United midfielder Schweinsteiger

Santos coach Dorival Juniors has revealed that he is planning to make a blockbuster move to bring Bastian Schweinsteiger to Brazil. "It would be a huge wake-up call for the world ". Indeed, the German World Cup victor was forced to train with the Man United U23s in recent times. He is not doing well in Manchester and suddenly a Brazilian club is interested in a player of his class, it could shake the market up. Read More

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Malzahn: Auburn's Pettway will play against No. 1 Alabama

Jeremy Johnson , who opened last season as the starter, passed for 147 yards and rushed for two touchdowns against FCS Alabama A&M. The Crimson Tide host the No. It's not easy because Saban is a genius when it comes to positioning his defensive backs, but an up-tempo, somewhat spread offensive attack has confused Saban defenses at Alabama from time to time. Read More

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Pain of 2014 loss to USC fresh for Notre Dame

He is the driving force behind the Trojans' seven-game winning streak, throwing 22 touchdown passes during that stretch and hurting defenses with his arm strength and creativity. It was the first major NCAA violation for Notre Dame since 1999, when the school was placed on probation and had two scholarships taken away because of the relationship between Irish players and former booster Kimberly Dunbar, who embezzled more than $1.2 million from her employer and then lavished the players ... Read More

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This Iron Bowl features 2 top defences, not just 1

This Iron Bowl features 2 top defences, not just 1

Hurts is the first true freshman to start at quarterback for Alabama in the Iron Bowl, and while the sun was still up on Saturday afternoon, he played like it, alternating exuberant brilliance with infuriating misfires. I guess everybody thought I was going to throw a fit (at halftime), but I just said, 'Look guys. Stewart set a career high with 10 receptions, good for 127 yards. Read More

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Real Madrid 2-1 Sporting Gijon

Real Madrid 2-1 Sporting Gijon

Real Madrid then made it 2-0 through their star player Ronaldo again who met Nacho Fernandez's brilliant left-wing cross with an emphatic header in the 18th minute. Ronaldo's double takes him up to 10 La Liga goals for the season, two above Barcelona pair Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in the golden boot race. But the league leaders will be able to count on defender Pepe and midfielder Casemiro . Read More

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Andy Carroll fit to play against Manchester United

Andy Carroll fit to play against Manchester United

Highlights of the game will be available on BBC Match of the Day 2 on BBC One from 10:30pm GMT. The terms of that loan deal mandate West Ham to buy the Italian global for around £20million after he completes plays a specified number of games but Bilic claimed that the clause would not stop him turning to the misfiring 25-year-old. Read More

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Champions League: Okazaki and Mahrez fire Leicester into last 16

Champions League: Okazaki and Mahrez fire Leicester into last 16

Leicester defender Christian Fuchs is hoping to draw one of European football's top clubs in the next round of the Champions League, after the Foxes secured their place in the last-16 with one group game to spare. There may be disappointment that their run of four successive Champions League clean sheets is over. "I don't think we feel the pressure, we just have to perform to win the game", Mahrez said. Read More

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PSG passed a test, says wasteful Cavani

Arsenal entered the break level at 1-1 after Giroud slotted the resulting penalty. This sort of thing certainly doesn't come naturally to Aaron Ramsey, as his brief tangle with Edison Cavani showed on Wednesday night. With the match finishing 2-2 Arsenal must now head to Switzerland to face Basel at the St Jakobi Stadium next month looking to hold on to the top spot in their group. Read More

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Djokovic and Murray to meet in World Tour Finals

Murray twice served for the match in the final set, but was broken by the Canadian number one on both ocassions, before saving match point in a deciding set tie-break to come through 5-7, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (9). I congratulate Andy and his team for a great year". After collecting the tournament and world No 1 trophies, Murray said: "Obviously it's a very special day". Read More

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Novak Djokovic overcomes first-set loss for win in London

I had to dig deep and take some time to reflect because it was an incredible achievement", he said . Did he not think the effect could have been serious if the ball had hit someone? Although his challenge fizzled out thereafter, some of his play - especially a sweet single-handed backhand - had a sell-out O2 Arena crowd roaring its approval. Read More

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