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Simmons, who underwent surgery to fix a Jones fracture in his foot on October 4, could also be facing outside pressure to sit out until next season. The report added that a January 23 scan revealed that the fracture had not fully healed. Simmons needs to get through five full practices before the team will clear him for games. Head coach Brett Brown gave an equally cautious assessment of Simmons on Monday, saying the 20-year-old is "moving forward but at a very slow pace - our pace".
  • Kevin Love To Miss Six Weeks After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

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    James sounded confident when asked about the current situation and said, "As long as I'm in the lineup, we've got a chance". "We good. Kev is out for an extended period of time". I've got my guys ready to play every single night". He has blended in with fellow stars James and Kyrie Irving, giving the Cavs a "Big 3" as potent as any trio in the league.
  • Six Tigers in IPL auction

    Six Tigers in IPL auction

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    The upcoming edition of the IPL will begin on April 5, which was confirmed by the BCCI and the IPL Auction 2017 will take place on February 20 in Bengaluru at The Ritz-Carlton. This option will allow a franchise to buy back a specific number of the players that they released for the auction, by matching the highest bid those players attract.
  • Charles Oakley and Knicks talk truce

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    After superstars such as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul spoke up for him, Charles Oakley has another prominent figure in his corner for his battle with Knicks owner James Dolan. Dolan himself is a recovering alcoholic. Per the release, Jordan joined the meeting by phone and appears that have helped facilitated the progress between the two men.
  • Hate crimes in Hampshire surge after Brexit vote - but drop in Surrey

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    HATE crime figures in Hampshire have skyrocketed to an all time high, it has been revealed . 3 in 4 police forces saw record levels of hate crime in the 3 months following the European Union referendum. Meanwhile three forces recorded more than 1,000 hate crimes - the Metropolitan Police in London (3,356), Greater Manchester (1,033) and West Yorkshire (1,013).
  • Rohit not picked up for first two Australia Tests; Karun, Jayant return

    Rohit not picked up for first two Australia Tests; Karun, Jayant return

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    The same India cricket team side that took on the recently-concluded one-off test between India and Bangladesh in Hyderabad , has been named for the first two Test matches . Indians have also traditionally been wonderful players of spin. The Australian team will be looking to get some well deserved rest before they take on India A for a three-day Practice match at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai from Friday.
  • Oakland Raiders' Aldon Smith investigated in domestic incident

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    Smith was not reinstated during the 2016 season - a decision made by the National Football League that was not well received by the Raiders - and he now may be in trouble again. He was released by the Niners in August 2015 following his fifth arrest since 2011 and third on suspicion of drunken driving. When he's one the field, Smith has shown flashes of greatness, especially during his four seasons with the 49ers.
  • Real Madrid rallies to beat Napoli 3-1 in Champions League

    Real Madrid rallies to beat Napoli 3-1 in Champions League

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    No one has been as dominant as Ronaldo in this stage of the European competition. Stay tuned here for goals and highlights of key plays throughout the match . "We know about the problems that they have and it's always very satisfying for us to help them out", he said. "He has a good connection with Karim".
  • Denver Nuggets 132-110 Golden Warriors

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    Golden State's Stephen Curry had a terrible night, meanwhile, making just 1 of 11 three-point attempts and 4 of 18 total field goals. In Dallas, Isaiah Thomas had 29 points and eight assists, while backcourt teammate Marcus Smart added 19 points against his hometown team as Boston beat Dallas.
  • Cavs' Kevin Love To Miss Six Weeks After Undergoing Left Knee Surgery

    Cavs' Kevin Love To Miss Six Weeks After Undergoing Left Knee Surgery

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    Love, who is having his best season with Cleveland, had a "loose body" removed from his knee by orthopedic surgeon David Altchek in NY, the Cavs said. He doesn't know if any teammates have reached out. Altchek also repaired Love's separated shoulder a couple of years ago. "He was an All-Star and obviously he had to fit himself into a different role".
  • NFL Players Have Dropped Out of a Planned Trip to Israel

    NFL Players Have Dropped Out of a Planned Trip to Israel

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    Netanyahu, who is reluctant to embark on policies that could cause a strong worldwide backlash or test relations with a new president who has expressed his desire to broker the "ultimate deal" between Israel and the Palestinians. "It is complicit in the murder of half a million Syrians", Oren said. But writing in today's The Australian Financial Review he is scathing of the Israeli parliament's decision to approve a law retroactively legalising 4000 settler homes built on privately-owned ...
  • Ashwin is the Bradman of Bowling, Says Steve Waugh

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    I think this team has come a long way, we're learning a lot, we're willing to put in the hard work trying to get the best out of ourselves and the team. 1 batsman in the world, Smith knows that if his team is to stand even a chance of putting up a fight, it's all about the time. Ashwin, who became the fastest bowler to claim 250 Test wickets during Bangladesh's first innings, struck twice in the visitors' chase to take his wickets tally to 252 in his 45th match.
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov Offers To Help UFC Smash Conor McGregor

    Khabib Nurmagomedov Offers To Help UFC Smash Conor McGregor

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    Smith at Saturday's National Basketball Association game between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder that the two fighters are on the verge of an agreement. With McGregor unlikely to fight until May due to the birth of his partner's first child, the fight could happen at the end of the summer. While Mayweather and McGregor have infamously jabbed each other through social media and the press over the past few months, the most recent comments by Mayweather leave serious reason ...
  • Beyonc√© Accepts Grammys Award With Powerful Speech About Race and Beauty

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    As you can see it took an army to make me strong and willing again enough to do it. British pop superstar Adele caused controversy at the Grammy Awards last night after talking about her "black friends" while praising Beyonce. "I can't do it again like past year", she said. "You are our light!" Blackstar by the late David Bowie was declared Best Alternative Album , while the title track won for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song .
  • Giants cut WR Victor Cruz

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    The Giants informed Cruz of their decision to part ways earlier Monday. The New York Giants will release the one-time explosive receiver on Monday, according to NFL Network's Kimberly Jones . Unfortunately, Cruz's release was not only expected but a roster move that had to be done. But in the business of the NFL, Cruz's release was one we've seen before in the past and won't be the last popular player to get cut with similar circumstances.
  • Hurley: Tom Brady's Legacy Now Easier Than Ever To Define

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    With the Patriots down 28-3 to the Falcons with 8 minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Patriots were no doubt up against tough odds in capturing their franchise's 5 Super Bowl title. "I always feel like I'm the same". And Brady said that with 9:48 left and the scoreboard at 28-9, he was confident. I kind of looked through a bunch of bodies and I saw him make the catch, and I saw both refs run in and signal catch and I said, "There's no way!' I looked up on those screens, and ...
  • OR women's basketball upsets No. 15 UCLA

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    It now runs into a USC team that has won five in a row and seeking revenge for the Ducks ending its previous winning streak. "When you see how they were pounding it inside, when they were taking the ball from us defensively, they were getting everything they wanted", said the senior point guard, who led the Beavers with 17 points.
  • Former Georgia defensive end Quentin Moses dies in house fire

    Former Georgia defensive end Quentin Moses dies in house fire

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    Quentin Omario Moses was found unconscious and taken to a local hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival. Following his standout career at Georgia, Moses went on to become a third-round pick of the Oakland Raiders before ultimately playing four seasons with the Miami Dolphins.
  • Del Rio extends Raiders contract

    Del Rio extends Raiders contract

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    He came close to winning the AFC West this past season with the Raiders, but lost out on a tiebreaker to the Kansas City Chiefs. His first year as Raiders coach saw him lead the team to 7-9. part (I had to). Tony Sparano took over on an interim basis following a 0-4 start before Del Rio took over. Del Rio led the Raiders to a resurgent 2016, finishing the season 12-4 and making the playoffs as a Wild Card.
  • Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets pull off a big trade

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    A trade call to make the deal official is scheduled for Monday, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein . The Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets don't feel like waiting until the NBA's February 23 trade deadline. Portland had been weighing the market on several possible center acquisitions, but settled on the Nurkic-Plumlee deal on Sunday morning, league sources said.
  • Six Nations 2017: Wales need to regroup after England defeat says captain

    Six Nations 2017: Wales need to regroup after England defeat says captain

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    For all the increased variety Wales had in their attack, and a stunningly simple try from a scrum they brought from the training ground, they were more rushed and less calculating than the champions. "We tried to be smarter, a bit more clinical, and use the ball more ". "We've five minutes to work on, probably". England coach Jones said: "I always still thought we could win the game".
  • Patriots Now Say They're Skipping The White House Visit

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    Since then, LeGarrette Blount , Alan Branch , Chris Long and Dont'a Hightower have joined the Skipping Crew, for various reasons. "I will not be going to the White House", Blount said on the show. There's also no telling if Brady would go to the White House regardless of who's sitting in the Oval; he decided not to after the Patriots beat the Seahawks in 2015 when President Barrack Obama was in office.
  • Mike Ilitch's legacy shouldn't be defined by World Series failure

    Mike Ilitch's legacy shouldn't be defined by World Series failure

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    After making his fortune as the owner of the Little Caesers pizza chain that originated in suburban Detroit in the 1950s and went national, Ilitch purchased the Red Wings in 1982 and the Tigers in 1992. Though they would lose in the World Series, the Tigers remained a strong contender through 2014. The owner of the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings has died.
  • Moyes hopes to take advantage of Southampton's focus on Wembley

    Moyes hopes to take advantage of Southampton's focus on Wembley

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    I don't know for the moment. David Moyes' men - who are now heading for a mid-season break in NY - were brought back down to earth after last week's 4-0 win over Crystal Palace and remain bottom of the league. The players have shown the standard they can play at. They have failed to score a few times in 20 of their 24 league fixtures this season. They've also lost three on the bounce away against bottom-three sides, and they've won only once in their last seven trips to the Stadium of ...
  • Oklahoma City Thunder Moving Forward Without Kevin Durant

    Oklahoma City Thunder Moving Forward Without Kevin Durant

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    Two superstar teammates turned rivals will meet inside Chesapeake Energy Arena for the first time since one defected to the other side. Although, the 32-year-old has played 38.6 mpg, and shot 64% on 6.4 FTA during this stretch. Victor Oladipo led the locals with 21 points, and Westbrook followed with 20. The weekend is nearly here and this means two heart-stopping events for the Golden State Warriors.
  • Carmelo Anthony says there's 'this cloud hanging over' the Knicks right now

    Carmelo Anthony says there's 'this cloud hanging over' the Knicks right now

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    As the New York Knicks attempt to turn the 2016-17 season around, the front office won't stop providing distractions. The decision to toss out a legendary member of the New York Knicks during a nationally televised game - then haul him away in handcuffs - has come at a cost to Madison Square Garden's security chief .
  • Jose Mourinho: First-half display was art, Manchester United's best for years

    Jose Mourinho: First-half display was art, Manchester United's best for years

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    During a disastrous 2015-16 season where the Blues finished 10 in the Premier League , Willian was the only Chelsea player to emerge with his reputation enhanced. "From this six or seven only one or two are great quality, all the others are the same as the ones we are selling, so we are not going to play this game", Mourinho said .
  • This is the reality of Mohit Ahlawat's 300 in a T20 match

    This is the reality of Mohit Ahlawat's 300 in a T20 match

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    A little-known batsman made headlines across India on Wednesday after scoring an unbeaten triple century in a Twenty20 match, a knock which included a staggering 39 sixes. "Yes, I have put my name in IPL auction but I am not sure if this knock will help make people notice me". The current benchmark was set by Chris Gayle in a 2013 IPL match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors, but the West Indian's 175 from 66 balls pales in comparison to Mohit's recent efforts.