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Trump had raised eyebrows on Wednesday by saying that Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, was "far more" of a leader than Obama and criticized the United States military, saying its generals "have been reduced to rubble". "'Can anybody in this room tell me what human rights is all about?'" Duterte said. Obama called off a bilateral meeting with Duterte on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit Tuesday, after the Philippine leader said he would curse the USA president if Obama raised the issue of ...
  • Charleston Southern suspends 14 for Florida State game

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    Charleston Southern players are furious over an apparent misunderstanding that has led to almost half the roster being given a one-game suspension that some will serve Saturday against Florida State. In a Facebook post Friday night, Charleston Southern University running back Ben Robinson says that he and about 30 teammates have been suspended by the NCAA for improperly using money allotted for textbooks to buy other school supplies at the campus bookstore.
  • Pep Guardiola: I'll drink with Mourinho after Manchester derby

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    We picked out the highlights of Mourinho's press conference on Friday. 'I am normal, ' were Mourinho's first, rehearsed words. "I'm on a good level", said Gundogan. "For short periods, we've played well -especially in Bucharest and West Ham". Bailly made his debut for the Cote D'Ivoire at the beginning of 2015, and played a part in every single game at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), where The Elephants emerged victorious.
  • Nationals say Stephen Strasburg has a strained flexor mass

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    Washington's trainer came out and Strasburg departed, covering his mouth with his glove as he reached the dugout. Forty-two pitches into his first game back, he was walking off the mound with more discomfort, though Lessard said this pain was different than the swelling in the "posterior" of the elbow that caused that disabled list stint.
  • US Open: More luck for Novak Djokovic

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    Monfils spoke after his defeat of Lucas Pouille , ranked 24th, also from France, in the quarterfinals. Nishikori has needed 20 sets to reach the semifinals, where he was to play the victor between Wednesday night's match between No. The top seed in the men's field is the best-rested semifinalist at the U.S. Open. Asked what worries he might have about his health, Djokovic replied, "Thankfully, it's behind me".
  • Froch on Struggling With Brook, He Can Massively Shock Golovkin

    Froch on Struggling With Brook, He Can Massively Shock Golovkin

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    That is because Golovkin, known as "Triple G", arrived in London with a reputation of producing exciting knockouts in an unbeaten career that has seen him stop 32 of his 35 opponents. Kell Brook . The Kazakh spoke earlier in the week of his satisfaction at fighting for the first time in the United Kingdom and continued the charm offensive in the limited English that has made him so popular in America.
  • Carson Wentz named starter for the Eagles

    Carson Wentz named starter for the Eagles

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    As for Wentz, when he found out the good news, he knew he was ready. Pederson said . "Sure. But right now we are where we are". This decision comes shortly after the Eagles traded veteran quarterback Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Rejuvenated Fellaini determined to repay Mourinho's faith

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    It was thought that Mourinho could be without up to seven of his players for the game at Old Trafford, but the manager has dismissed such fears. We are talking about Juan Mata here as he was shown the exit door at Chelsea under Mourinho's tenure due to his inability to help defensively.
  • Wayne Rooney 'played wherever he wanted to' in England win - Allardyce

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    The only thing I mentioned about the past was to learn from it and the only thing I said was don't feel like that again next time around". "I'm not really superstitious but I'm going to keep it". "Wayne played wherever he wanted to", said Allardyce. "He controlled the game and controlled midfield, as well as Eric Dier". "I must admit, he did play a little deeper than I thought he'd play today, but I was pleased with his performance".
  • Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos

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    Now, there's a difference being physical and being reckless. By comparison, Young played for 15 seasons and the reigning league MVP has played five and one game. "I feel sh-ty", Newton said. "I just missed it", Gano added. Marshall lowered his helmet and launched himself directly at Newton's head. The Broncos responded to open the second quarter with a 28-yard touchdown run from rookie fullback Andy Janovich to tie it up.
  • King calls for Leicester 'statement' at Anfield

    King calls for Leicester 'statement' at Anfield

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    Liverpool star Emre Can has been ruled out of this weekends Premier League encounter with Leicester City according to Goal . The Liverpool manager said in a press conference: "Mane, I don't know how it works and who said it, but it was absolutely nothing".
  • Newton on path toward Mexico's border with Arizona

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    The US center said the storm should still be at hurricane strength when it makes landfall a second time after crossing over the Gulf of California, which lies between the peninsula and the Mexican mainland. La Paz: Hurricane Newton uprooted trees, broke windows and left two people dead as it roared across Mexico's northwestern Baja California peninsula on Tuesday, but the tourist region was spared of major damage.
  • Bradford in fold; Vikings not declaring starter for opener

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    Bradford was on the practice field at Winter Park on Monday, with less than a week to learn the new offense. EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he hasn't decided between Shaun Hill and Sam Bradford for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans, and added he won't announce who his starting quarterback will be before the game.
  • Mets get 13th straight win over Reds, 5-3 on Cespedes' HR

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    Those extended slumps created the hard decision of where to bat him in the order after Reyes claimed the leadoff spot, and Collins has experimented with Granderson in each of the first seven spots. The Mets' defense and a few baserunning blunders by the Reds helped him toss five scoreless innings. "I definitely didn't have my best stuff, but overall it was a really good team win".
  • Lochte Banned Through June 2017, Loses $100000 In Bonuses

    Lochte Banned Through June 2017, Loses $100000 In Bonuses

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    Lochte had initially called it a robbery; Brazilian police said he and three other swimmers ( Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen ) vandalized a bathroom at the station and were confronted by armed security guards. The others' suspensions will be shorter than Lochte's, according to the report. The indictment was going to be sent to the International Olympic Committee's ethics commission.
  • Seahawks' Lane says he will continue to sit for anthem

    Seahawks' Lane says he will continue to sit for anthem

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    Lane acknowledged home fans' reactions at CenturyLink Field may be different - and not all good - compared to the fans in Oakland Thursday. Lane said he hasn't recruited any of his teammates to join in. "There's definitely some issues in America that a lot of people are starting to recognize. I think there's a long history of sports figures doing so", Mr Obama said.
  • England Midfield Role Debate An Overreaction - Rooney

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    Allardyce said post-match it was "not for me to say" what Rooney's position was and he "played wherever he wanted". "I am happy where I'm playing". "I'm not really superstitious but I'm going to keep it". The Tottenham striker's efforts were mainly restricted to taking corners. We had a bit of a laugh and a joke with the manager (Allardyce) about it, but it's something that happened.
  • Rob Ryan reportedly targeted in string of New Orleans robberies

    Rob Ryan reportedly targeted in string of New Orleans robberies

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    According to the Advocate , the two men, along with six others, were indicted for a string of robberies in 2015, though they were not charged for anything related to Ryan. Ryan was sacked in Nov.as defensive coordinator of the Saints. "He don't have no bodyguards.in front his house". Eventually, police apparently linked Van Norman, now 20, and Quinn, 22, with the number that left the phone message.
  • Newman's title chances take hit following NASCAR penalty

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    As Newman's auto, along with that of third-place finisher Kyle Larson , both exceeded measurements when going thru the Laser Inspection Station platform. In addition to the points deduction, crew chief Luke Lambert was fined $25,000. Drivers get a three-point bonus for winning a race, a point for leading a lap and another point for leading the most laps in a given race.
  • Truex edges Harvick for Darlington win

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    Regan Smith stunned the Sprint Cup garage in 2011 with his win here. Stewart, meanwhile, has just 13 races left in his NASCAR driving career. That's something to be proud of when looking back on a season. Last year , he led 567. Gordon was down two laps by the race's halfway point. (16) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 367. Brian Scott (No. 44 Ford) also spun out for the second caution, but other than that it was a pretty clean race to that point without anyone collecting the famed Darlington ...
  • FA backing Michael van Praag for UEFA presidency

    FA backing Michael van Praag for UEFA presidency

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    David Gill, FA vice-chairman and UEFA executive committee member, said English football's governing body had made a decision to back Van Praag after careful consideration of the candidates. Gill also stressed that Van Praag would represent European member associations with "dignity and integrity" while continuing Uefa's progressive work in a number of areas including growing women's football and fighting against discrimination.
  • Wales opt for Howley to lead them in Six Nations

    Wales opt for Howley to lead them in Six Nations

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    During the 2012-13 season, Howley also took charge of Wales while Gatland was heading up the Lions tour of Australia . The tour will include 10 games with early provincial opponents allowed to field their leading All Blacks. We've got to believe we can be successful. "The best thing at the moment about the Lions, and purely with my Lions hat on, is the improvement in England over the last 12 months", Gatland said.
  • England cricket team smash Highest ODI total world record against Pakistan

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    England bettered Sri Lanka's 443 for nine against Netherlands in 2006 to create the new world record. The record also pushed South Africa's 439 runs against West Indies in 2015 to the third spot in the record books. Earlier, English batsmen Alex Hales and Jos Butler ran riot at a sun-kissed Trent Bridge on Tuesday taking England to 444 for three. Woakes was a mere spectator while Hales, Buttler, Eoin Morgan and Joe Root were piling up England's world-beating total in Nottingham.
  • Panthers sign Huberdeau to $35.4 million, 6-year extension

    Panthers sign Huberdeau to $35.4 million, 6-year extension

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    That deal would be similar to the one signed by forward Aleksander Barkov last year when he agreed to a six-year, $35.4 million extension. The Panthers also signed defenseman Aaron Ekblad ( through 2025), center Vincent Trocheck (2022), forward Nick Bjugstad (2022) and winger Reilly Smith (2022) to long-term deals recently, locking up a talented core from which to build.
  • Ally McCoist: Rangers need two or three years to challenge Celtic

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    Having signed for the Light Blues in the summer, this weekend's big game will be something new for Niko, although he has been to Celtic Park before. "In '98 I went there as a supporter of Dinamo Zagreb to watch a Champions League game", Kranjcar explained to Rangers.co.uk .
  • Karolina Pliskova storms into US Open semi-finals

    Karolina Pliskova storms into US Open semi-finals

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    Navarro showed some fight in the second, rallying from 3-5 down to level the set but Halep held her nerve to reign supreme. In early 2014 she had surgery on her right elbow and missed several months. "Last night I was replaying the match in my head", she told reporters. "I was waiting for the bigger title for a few years so that was the next step".
  • USC DE Jabari Ruffin Ejected for Stomping on Alabama Player's Groin

    USC DE Jabari Ruffin Ejected for Stomping on Alabama Player's Groin

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    The resulting penalty pinned the Trojans' offense on the USC 10. Not only that, but Ruffin also made a serious bro code violation. Jabari Ruffin took exception to Fitzpatrick being in his presence and chose to stomp right on his genitals. The Trojans started the game off by going toe to toe with the Crimson Tide, but mental errors like this one from Ruffin didn't help their cause in any way.
  • Twitter Reactions: Glenn Maxwell scores his maiden T20I hundred

    Twitter Reactions: Glenn Maxwell scores his maiden T20I hundred

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    The previous mark had been set by Sri Lanka at 260-6 against Kenya in 2007. Promoted to opener, Maxwell turned on the fireworks from the outset in Pallekele hitting nine sixes in a superb 145 not out off 65 balls. Maxwell reached 50 off 27 deliveries, doing so with a trademark flourish by thrashing a massive 90-metre six down the ground. Maxwell did earn a narrow reprieve on 76 when he was caught on the boundary, only for Chamara Kapugedera to touch the boundary with his foot - resulting ...
  • Earnhardt to miss rest of NASCAR season with concussion

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    That is the first goal. "I haven't really put a lot of thought into the future until I get well". The Hendrick Motorsports driver met with reporters Sunday at Darlington Raceway to update his progress two days after announcing he wouldn't returning to the No.
  • Sports Direct Landlord Hermes Turns To 'Anti-Slavery' Clauses

    Sports Direct Landlord Hermes Turns To 'Anti-Slavery' Clauses

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    The Investor Forum, which represents huge asset management groups such as BlackRock and Allianz Global Investors, last month called for an independent review of the retailer's corporate governance. Several investor groups have also challenged the firm over its corporate governance structure and questioned the amount of power wielded by Mr Ashley, who owns 55% of the group and is deputy executive chairman.
  • Andy Murray selected for Davis Cup semifinal vs Argentina

    Andy Murray selected for Davis Cup semifinal vs Argentina

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    The only time in the past six seasons that Murray failed to get at least this far at a major that he entered came a year ago at the U.S. Open, when he lost to Kevin Anderson in the fourth round. Not every day do you play your best. His first serve rocketing to 84%, and, pressuring Lorenzi's second serve, he pocketed the set without trouble. They exchanged breaks at the start of the second, then Murray sent a couple of rackets to the stringer.