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I'm going to go sleep in my bed for about three hours. "I'm gonna take advantage of the moments I'm there, my loved ones that's there and around". With high hopes heading into Thursday night's game, Wade reiterated that he is excited to step foot into American Airlines Arena once again and face his old teammates.
  • Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook keep distance prior to matchup

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    The main story line heading into Thursday night's showdown between the Warriors and Thunder was the fractured relationship between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook . "My job is to orchestrate the offense, and I had some awful turnovers down the stretch". Declining to acknowledge Durant before the tip, Westbrook hardly sought out his former teammate during play as well.
  • Vikings To Work Out Several Kickers

    Vikings To Work Out Several Kickers

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    When asked about the chances of the team signing a new kicker, Zimmer said, "I don't know". The extra point missed in the third quarter hit the right goalpost and left the Lions with a 10-9 lead. You guys ask the same question every week: Did you make it? Again. An ultra-confident All-Pro as a rookie sixth-round pick in 2012, Walsh's field goal percentage dropped in each of his first three seasons, bottoming out at 74.3 in 2014.
  • Goodell, Newton spoke on phone about QB hits

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    Is he in or out of the pocket?' Theres going to be times when you're going to be hit because they think you're a runner. Another reason for Rivera's concern is that Newton has already missed one game with a concussion this season after a legal helmet-to-helmet hit at Atlanta.
  • Watch Every UFC 205 Promo, Get Chills

    Watch Every UFC 205 Promo, Get Chills

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    It ended an eight-year battle with politicians, lobbyists and special interest groups. Ultimately, Edgar says he doesn't believe McGregor will ever return to the division. Welterweight champion TyronWoodley faces Stephen Thompson and strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk faces KarolinaKowalkiewicz. They included Conor's comments about defending boths belts in a UFC 205 promo aired during their last event.
  • Tottenham impress in North London derby, earn point at Arsenal

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    Kane, who missed seven weeks with damaged ankle ligaments, scored from the penalty spot to give Spurs a point in the North London derby. Despite Spurs being on their longest unbeaten run in the league — 11 games — in more than 50 years they remain outside the top four.
  • Not my last contract with Real: Ronaldo

    Not my last contract with Real: Ronaldo

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    And after seven years with the side, Ronaldo says he will sign another deal again after this one expires and that he intends to conclude his professional career there . "In these five years I will do the same as before, keep making history, giving my best for this jersey to win trophies and score goals". "We want to continue to build this legend, we want to be together for many years to come".
  • Marek Svatos, a former Avalanche forward, dies at 34

    Marek Svatos, a former Avalanche forward, dies at 34

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    Louis, the Blues organization held a moment of silence in honor of Svatos. The Colorado Avalanche, with whom Svatos played for six seasons, also released a statement . Thoughts and prayers go out to his family. He represented Slovakia at several global events, including the 2002 World Juniors, the 2006 Olympics and 2010 World Championships.
  • Rejuvenated Hazard shines in another Chelsea win

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    The Blues have been in solid form since the manager's change of system to 3-4-3 at the beginning of October. It doesn't matter who plays, they are doing great on the defensive side and it's much easier for us defenders. " More defensively, [Branislav] Ivanovic or [Ola] Aina can play as wing-backs, but I'm pleased because I'm seeing a lot of positive things". This is the right way to have great satisfaction.
  • Champagne Room upsets Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies

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    They made the lead in the upper stretch and came three parts of a length ahead of Valadoma and Julian Leparoux. Street Sense won the 2006 Juvenile and the Kentucky Derby the next year after a string of 22 horses failed to complete the double.
  • Starters, Including Del Rio, Will Be Out For Florida-SC Game

    Starters, Including Del Rio, Will Be Out For Florida-SC Game

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    He threw two interceptions in a 31-10 loss at Arkansas on Saturday, looked uncomfortable in the pocket and showed little accuracy or arm strength on deep passes. Appleby had five completions of at least 20 yards in that first half - nearly as many as UF has in its last four games (six). Appleby was expected to get the first reps in Monday's practice, but McElwain said the competition will be open this week.
  • Penn State hammers Hawkeyes 41-14

    Penn State hammers Hawkeyes 41-14

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    Even after punctuating a four-game romp through October with 62 points against Purdue and making an eye-opening climb in the national rankings, Penn State was looking for improvement on Saturday night. Smith had 85 yards and a touchdown, while Wadley had 35 and a screen pass that he danced his way into the endzone with. He capped the game with a 13-yard touchdown run on a jet sweep, capping it by blasting his way through two defenders at the goal line.
  • Mesut Ozil Close To Signing New Arsenal Contract

    Mesut Ozil Close To Signing New Arsenal Contract

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    The 28-year-old has always been regarded as one of the best attacking midfielders in the world, but has recently shown the consistency of performance that Gunners fans have been waiting for since his £42million arrival from Real Madrid in 2013.
  • Florida's early voting wrapping up on Sunday

    Florida's early voting wrapping up on Sunday

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    Though polls closed at 2 p.m. Saturday, so many people were still in line at that time that the final vote wasn't cast until about 3:30 p.m., Bryant said. The huge growth among Hispanics is notable because they are the fastest growing ethnic group in the Florida electorate right now. In Haywood, only the one-stop voting statistics were available as of the close of early voting.
  • Hayward makes triumphant return as NBA Jazz beat Knicks

    Hayward makes triumphant return as NBA Jazz beat Knicks

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    Carmelo Anthony had 28 points and nine rebounds for the Knicks (2-4) while Kristaps Porzingis scored 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds for NY. Joe Johnson added 10 points. Considering his injury was to his finger, Hayward might immediately play a full compliment of minutes for Utah. Maurice Ndour and Marshall Plumlee were inactive.
  • Cardinals, Seahawks left in freaky tie after missing chip-shot field goals

    Cardinals, Seahawks left in freaky tie after missing chip-shot field goals

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    They drafted him in the third-round of the 2010 draft out of Hillsdale and he played the first four seasons of his career in Oakland. Both of the team's points came off of field goals from Catanzaro and Hauschka. Quarterback Russell Wilson was sacked just once, but was rarely comfortable throwing from the pocket. Steelers quarterback Landry Jones played capably while filling in for Roethlisberger, who watched from the sideline after undergoing left knee surgery last week.
  • Spurs' Kane, Dembele fit to start

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    We are more focused that it is a home game, to win the game - whether it is Tottenham or somebody else. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino meanwhile became the first ever Tottenham manager to remain unbeaten in his first five top-flight north London derbies, as we bring you the best Opta numbers from the famous battle for bragging rights.
  • Beholder edges Songbird in Distaff

    Beholder edges Songbird in Distaff

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    Songbird , previously unbeaten in 11 lifetime starts, had led the 1 1/8 mile race nearly the entire way but was pipped at the post after a breathtaking charge home by Beholder , who won the same event in 2013 as a 3-year-old filly. "I was ready for it to be the three of us from there". Beholder won the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies and the 2013 Breeders' Cup Distaff but was forced out of last year's Breeders' Cup after spiking a fever.
  • Millions celebrate Cubs' World Series triumph

    Millions celebrate Cubs' World Series triumph

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    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told reporters the city was going to "have a parade in Chicago that will stand the test of time". The celebration hasn't stopped in Chicago , where throngs of Chicago Cubs fans are expected at a parade honoring the World Series champions.
  • Andy Murray Set to Dethrone Novak Djokovic as World Number 1

    Andy Murray Set to Dethrone Novak Djokovic as World Number 1

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    Fourth-seeded Canadian Raonic told reporters he felt the injury during his match with Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, subsequently confirmed in an MRI scan. It's been many years of work to get here. His brother, Jamie Murray , achieved No.1 in the doubles rankings for the first time earlier this year and the pair have been integral to Britain's success in Davis Cup in recent years .
  • Murray takes pride in reaching No. 1 in golden era

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    Murray had needed to reach the final to supplant Djokovic at the top following the Serb's defeat to Marin Cilic in the last eight. On the other side of the draw, Cilic will face American John Isner for a spot in the final of the Paris Masters.
  • Eagles struggling to close out games

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    Jones said Prescott would start Sunday against the winless Cleveland Browns and questioned whether Romo would be cleared in time for the team's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers Nov. "I'm not going to stop", said Prescott , who completed all five passes in overtime to finish 19 of 39 for 287 yards. He leads all quarterbacks with four rushing touchdowns and ranks sixth in passer rating (99.6) and second in game-winning drives (2).
  • Victor Anichebe starts as David Moyes makes three changes

    Victor Anichebe starts as David Moyes makes three changes

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    Victor Anichebe, on his first Premier League start for the club, was vast. Moyes still had plenty of money, if hardly a generous amount of time, for team strengthening and the harsh truth is that he ended up with a squad inferior to the one that ended last season fourth bottom.
  • Cespedes opts out of Mets deal, free agent again

    Cespedes opts out of Mets deal, free agent again

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    Now the premier name on the free agency market, Cespedes will have his pick of the litter this offseason. Cespedes, 31, hit.280 and led the Mets with 31 home runs and 86 RBIs during the 2016 season. Per Jon Heyman of TodaysKnuckleball.com and James Wagner of the New York Times , the Mets exercised Reyes' 2017 contract option that pays him the league minimum.
  • Diamonbacks hire Lovullo as manager

    Diamonbacks hire Lovullo as manager

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    Prior to the Red Sox, he was the First Base Coach for Farrell's staff with the Blue Jays from 2011-12. FILe - This is a 2016 file photo showing Torey Lovullo of the Boston Red Sox baseball team. Lovullo had known Hazen since Hazen began as an intern in the Cleveland Indians front office just two years after finishing college at Princeton University.
  • Lamar Jackson Scores 69-Yard Touchdown On 3rd Play From Scrimmage

    Lamar Jackson Scores 69-Yard Touchdown On 3rd Play From Scrimmage

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    Despite leaving the game briefly in the first half with cramps, Jackson ran 15 times for 185 yards to become the first quarterback in school history to run for more than 1,000 yards in a season. On the season, Jackson has 45 total touchdowns - 26 passing and 21 rushing. BC's last win in the series came at Louisville in 1994, a 35-14 victory.
  • Arsene Wenger Backs English And Scottish Associations In Poppy Row

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    Fifa's tougher stance seems to stem in part from a change in personnel since 2011, with president Gianni Infantino and Senegalese Secretary General Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura looking for consistency. The Scottish FA was yet to say whether its players would wear similar armbands. FIFA's position has already provoked an angry response from the British media, politicians and veterans groups, with Prime Minister Theresa May joining the chorus of condemnation in Westminster on Wednesday.
  • Ryan says he'll seek re-election as speaker

    Ryan says he'll seek re-election as speaker

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    Feingold and Johnson are locked in a tight battle. Most mentioned GOP candidate Donald Trump by name. "If you talk to members [of Congress] from the South, many will struggle to vote for him - even though they like him - because their constituents are furious" about Ryan's fair-weather support for the party's presidential nominee.
  • Joe Gibbs quartet still pushing for Sprint Cup title shot

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    You don't need percentage signs to see how those numbers pale in comparison to three of the four major sports. Brad Keselowski: Out of the Chase but always tough at Texas. "We could see it coming". He led 266 laps during the regular season, he's led 455 laps in the playoffs. There is no pressure on Johnson, but his team can use the race to prepare the No.