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He had treatment started pretty early this morning, lasting three hours. He tried to work it out last night, but didn't really do that. Fortunately for him, Friday's pain wasn't nerve related, but it also wasn't pain worth playing through.
  • Egypt Defeats Burkina Faso, Qualifies For 2017 AFCON Final

    Egypt Defeats Burkina Faso, Qualifies For 2017 AFCON Final

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    As Egypt's players mobbed their goalkeeper and captain, the 21-year-old Traore put his hands on his head, turned his back on the Egyptian joy, and kicked the grass. El Hadary, who won titles in 1998, 2006, 2008 and 2010, was busy in the game, particularly in the closing stages as he made a fine stop from Traore's free kick and tipped over an effort from Banou Diawara on the stroke of full time.
  • Chris Christie approval rating hits new low

    Chris Christie approval rating hits new low

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    That's the lowest approval rating for any governor in any state that Quinnipiac has recorded in more than two decades of polling. Gov. Chris Christie is criticizing President Donald Trump's executive order that temporarily restricts citizens from seven mostly Muslim countries from entering the United States.
  • DeMar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors star, expected to miss Wednesday night's matchup

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    He made 4-of-5 3-pointers to score 12 of his 17 points in the fourth. DeMar DeRozan is not expected to suit up for the team in Boston after missing Tuesday's game because of a sprained ankle. DeRozan returned to action Sunday and played 36 minutes, and there was swelling after that loss to Orlando. With Tyronne Lue of the Cleveland Cavaliers not eligible to coach because he did it a year ago, Boston's Brad Stevens and Toronto's Dwane Casey are watching their teams battle it out through ...
  • Moussa Dembele in London for knee scan amid Chelsea interest

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    The Glaswegian side have beaten the Dons three times already this season, two of these wins coming in the league and the other in the League Cup final. Maybe not, because he's doing so well at Celtic . A number of publications, including the Express and indeed Sky Sports , had suggested that Chelsea had "enquired" about his availability yesterday, but were told they would have to pay upwards of £40m to accrue his services.
  • Ronda Rousey 'probably done' with UFC says president Dana White

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    Taking to Instagram , Nunes posted an image of her and Rousey hugging at the end of their contest, alongside a message where she apologised to her opponent before acknowledging her role in the growth of the female divisions in the UFC. "It looks as though she already started doing other things and branching out so that a transition to marketable celeb wouldn't feel quite so abrupt", she said.
  • Guardiola will get it right at Manchester City - Dante

    Guardiola will get it right at Manchester City - Dante

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    It is not the first time the former City No. 1 has taken a potshot at the Spaniard, having called him overrated last September. West Ham's manager Slaven Bilic has been made to rue these setbacks with fans becoming increasingly frustrated over the lack of options upfront and at right back.
  • Isaiah Thomas Drops 41 Points In Win Over Pistons

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    Just when it seems impossible that Thomas could maintain his recent level of late-game play, he responds with another monster effort. "He amazes me, for sure. It was almost all wasted by two successive mistakes by Marcus Smart - first a missed open layup with 31 seconds left and then a backcourt violation after mishandling a Thomas pass on the next possession.
  • Wilkins hammers Payet over return to 'pathetic' Ligue 1

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    They pulled him out of a pathetic league in France and played him in the best league in the world. However, a transfer was eventually finalised for a fee in the region of £25m, but Payet has angered West Ham supporters by claiming that he " does not have to justify his decision ".
  • Man Utd 4-0 Wigan

    Man Utd 4-0 Wigan

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    Manchester United teenager Axel Tuanzebe is determined not to let Jose Mourinho's praise go to his head as he attempts to show his manager that he can make the step up to the first team. "I have already refused a big offer to go to China, but I don't criticise anyone who decides to do it", Mourinho said . United continued their dominance in the second half as Chris Smalling rose highest to head home from an Anthony Martial's cross.
  • BUSINESS REPORT: More than meets the eye on Trump's war on NAFTA

    BUSINESS REPORT: More than meets the eye on Trump's war on NAFTA

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    Trump pledged during the presidential campaign to take the USA out of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership and to renegotiate NAFTA or tear it up if it can't be renegotiated. His administration floated the idea of a tariff or border tax to pay for a wall between the USA and Mexico. The U.S. will make bilateral deals central to the country's trade policy after its withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, according to a top trade adviser to the Donald Trump administration.
  • Santa Cruz gets revenge against Frampton to reclaim featherweight crown

    Santa Cruz gets revenge against Frampton to reclaim featherweight crown

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    A third judge, Burt Clements, scored it as a draw. Santa Cruz wasn't trying to steal the rounds. Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) suffered his first loss Saturday. Normally such a skilled technician, Frampton's boxing was negated by Santa Cruz's intelligence. Me and Leo have had 24 rounds with each other. Maybe, and perhaps this would be the most fitting result possible.
  • NBA Wrap: Westbrook stars as Thunder silence Mavericks

    NBA Wrap: Westbrook stars as Thunder silence Mavericks

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    Kanter left the game to get x-rays, which revealed the fracture. When the Thunder visited the United Center and January 9 (shown above), Kanter produced a 20-point, 11-rebound night on perhaps the NBA's biggest stage, as Chicago has led the league in attendance for years, and his performance was instrumental in OKC's trashing of the Bulls that night.
  • Kohli credits England bowlers, says India were 30-35 runs short

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    Rahul, who hit 6 fours and 2 sixes during his knock, got to his fifty, prompting England skipper Eoin Morgan to rotate his fielding and bowling options. Bumrah gave away just two runs in the final over to seal India's win. Gallingly for India , and Mishra, it was Stokes who seized the moment, muscling Raina and Chalal for sixes as 24 runs came in two overs.
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. Says Conor McGregor Fight

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. Says Conor McGregor Fight "Absolutely" Can Happen

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    McGregor is from a different sport entirely, and he doesn't have the background in boxing for him to be sharing the ring with Mayweather. "Never say never!" McGregor said with a laugh. He wouldn't be the first UFC fighter-or professional athlete, for that matter-to make an appearance at WrestleMania . McGregor appeared at a Q&A session in Manchester, where he said his eyes were only on Mayweather.
  • NHL All-Star Skills Competition Live Results

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    Brad Marchand , Shea Weber , and Sidney Crosby all scored for the Atlantic Division, giving them the All-Star Skills Challenge win. This season, the National Hockey League returns to the divisional format it introduced past year, though this time around the fans voted for the players who will captain each of the four squads, rather than simply voting for any player they feel deserves to be there (which resulted in the selection of John Scott - and a lot of drama - last season).
  • Arrogate beats California Chrome in $12m race

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    The winning horse ultimately finished with a time of 1 minute and 47 seconds in today's race. Former Kentucky Derby victor California Chrome failed to capture today's race and will now enjoy retirement. The ultimate goal for Arrogate will be the 2017 Breeders' Cup Classic and the racing world awaits. Arrogate didn't get to Florida until Tuesday.
  • FA Cup: Pochettino hails Wycombe 'heroes'

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    Garry Thompson's header seven minutes' from time put the visitors on course for a famous victory but Dele Alli, another substitute, equalised two minutes from time before Son wrapped up the win. Congratulations to them because they were heroes. "They were better than us", he told reporters. "It was a tough game, very tough, and credit to Wycombe as they came at us and followed us all around the pitch man-marking".
  • Mitchell Starc aims to repeat World Cup mayhem in Chappell-Hadlee series

    Mitchell Starc aims to repeat World Cup mayhem in Chappell-Hadlee series

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    While Kiwis lost their first match by the margin of 68 runs, the other two ODI's turned out to be more disastrous as they lost by 116 runs and 117 runs respectively. It will also raise questions to the merits of having another Chappell-Hadlee series two months after the last battle, which was thrown in as a sweetener for New Zealand's participation in last summer's inaugural day-night Test.
  • New Lawsuit Alleges 52 Rapes By Baylor Players

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    Former Baylor head coach Art Briles was sacked in May following an internal investigation into a series of allegations regarding football players (including two that resulted in the conviction of former Bears players). But Doe claims her rape was not an isolated incident, and the lawsuit states a culture of sexual violence was created and maintained by a number of school policies.
  • Did Ric Flair Tease Entering the WWE Royal Rumble 2017 Match?

    Did Ric Flair Tease Entering the WWE Royal Rumble 2017 Match?

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    ET/4 p.m. PT on the WWE Network and pay per view. The 2018 Royal Rumble will be held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on January 28, 2017. In 1998 he appeared as all three of his personas - Cactus Jack, Mankind and Dude Love. Cena was looking at an extensive recovery period, as the muscle was torn completely off of the bone.
  • Millwall and Fulham shock Premier League sides in FA Cup

    Millwall and Fulham shock Premier League sides in FA Cup

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    Sutton, a tiny club from the southwest of London, advanced to the last 16 for the first time. Leeds United saw Premier League promotion rivals Newcastle and Brighton crash out of the FA Cup yesterday. Schweinsteiger, starting his first game for United since January 9, 2016, helped break the deadlock for the hosts on the stroke of half-time - crossing for Marouane Fellaini, who towered above his marker to head home.
  • NBA Picks: Can the Knicks beat the Hornets straight up on Friday?

    NBA Picks: Can the Knicks beat the Hornets straight up on Friday?

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    Kristaps Porzingis also scored 18 points for the Knicks, getting off to a strong start but finishing the game on the bench after fouling out. Brandon Jennings subbed in for an injured Derrick Rose added 15 points. "I guess he had an X-ray, it is negative, he will get treatment". You can't back the Knicks with the way they're playing and the constant Carmelo rumors that are floating around.
  • Australian Open: Mirza-Dodig through to mixed doubles final

    Australian Open: Mirza-Dodig through to mixed doubles final

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    Stosur, seeded 18th, and Groth, who was awarded a wildcard entry, were both first-round losers in the singles draws at Melbourne Park. Sania and Dodig next face the winners of the other semifinal between Elina Svitolina and Chris Guccione and the combo of Abigail Spears and Juan Sebastian Cabal.
  • Pacers survive late Timberwolves rally to snap three-game losing slump

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    The Kings grabbed a 64-55 halftime lead in large part because they sank 11 of 16 shots from 3-point range during the opening 24 minutes. "In the 4th quarter, I told the guys that we've been here before", said Nate McMillan. IN star Paul George dropped in 32 points with five assists and four rebounds as the Pacers held off the Minnesota Timberwolves last night in Minneapolis, 109-103.
  • Georgia Tech stuns No. 14 Notre Dame at buzzer

    Georgia Tech stuns No. 14 Notre Dame at buzzer

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    Georgia Tech: Showing they can win in a variety of different ways, the Jackets blew out Florida State for their largest ACC margin of victory since 2011 before holding their own in a tight possession game against Notre Dame. The Yellow Jackets have beaten four Top 25 teams this season. "To be down like we were down and fight back to get the lead against that kind of team in the first half says a lot about our guys".
  • Joel Embiid snubbed, for second time, left off All-Star roster

    Joel Embiid snubbed, for second time, left off All-Star roster

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    He's the first Sixers rookie since Allen Iverson to top 30 points multiple times as a rookie. George's basket with 31 seconds remaining broke a 111-111 tie after Sacramento's Garrett Temple and Darren Collison each missed potential game-tying shots with seven and two seconds remaining.
  • Arsenal boss Wenger: I have 'said much worse' and not been punished

    Arsenal boss Wenger: I have 'said much worse' and not been punished

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    Wenger was sent off by referee Jon Moss after allegedly using abusive or insulting language towards fourth official Taylor when Burnley won an injury-time penalty. "I won't be forgetting the experience any time soon" was the Swiss international's own reflection on the night. 'After (Coquelin and Ramsey), we have Jeff Reine-Adelaide, and Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Alex Iwobi can play in there although he's not a defensive specialist, ' said Wenger.
  • Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson Rematch Set For UFC 210

    Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson Rematch Set For UFC 210

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    What do you guys think, will this fight actually come to fruition? And previous year, to only get one fight in, a three-round fight at that, it was tough. I have to worry about what I do to prepare myself. 'Ninety-nine miles is as close as I could get to make it up to you. There are ten guys in the division like that.
  • Mike Krzyzewski kicks Duke basketball players out of locker room

    Mike Krzyzewski kicks Duke basketball players out of locker room

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    ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas says Duke players will eventually laugh about Mike Krzyzewski banning them from the locker room and wearing team gear. The loss dropped the Blue Devils' record to a respectable 15-5 overall, but they are tied for ninth in the ACC with a 3-4 mark. The loss at home was their first at Cameron Indoor Stadium against the Wolfpack since 1995.
  • Roger Federer vs Stan Wawrinka

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    Having lost his last three Grand Slam finals, twice at Wimbledon and once at the US Open he will hope to land Grand Slam title number 18 at the fourth time of asking. But lo and behold, Federer's injury (later revealed to be an upper leg issue) was not a limiting factor, and after he weathered some early fire from Wawrinka and saved a break point in the third and fifth games of the set, he got the dip in form that he badly needed from Wawrinka.