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He said: "Pep knew he wouldn't win straight away". Guardiola understood why his side struggled to cope with the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Bernardo Silva but will be hoping for a substantial improvement at the back when they travel to France.
  • Former Gymnasts File Lawsuit Against USA Gymnastics, Allege Sexual Abuse

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    US Olympic gymnast Jamie Dantzscher was about 13 years old when she says Dr. Larry Nassar first sexually assaulted her during a visit for her back pain . The interviews to be aired on " 60 Minutes " will revolve around when Nassar would work on the girls at the National Team Training Center, which is stationed at the Karolyi Ranch in Texas.
  • Dolphins, Jaguars Working On Branden Albert-Julius Thomas Trade

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    While the two sides are reportedly "working to finalize" a trade, a deal cannot become official until the start of the new league year on March 9. The terms of this trade have yet to be disclosed, and it's not yet known of Thomas heading to Miami has anything to do with Albert heading to Jacksonville.
  • Leafs' Mitch Marner won't play this weekend

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    Only 54 seconds before Brassards game-winner, Hoffman tied the game 3-3, when rifled a shot off the post past Andersen. He was in the right place at the right time, finding a loose puck in the crease and jamming it past goaltender Frederik Andersen.
  • Derrick Lewis Held Stomach To Avoid 'Crapping In Cage'

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    Markos will be making her third UFC appearance in Canada on Sunday, following unanimous decision victories over Aisling Daly at UFC 186 in Montreal and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger at UFC Fight Night Ottawa, where Markos says she really noticed the support of the fans willing her to victory.
  • Mark Clattenburg quits Premier League to referee in Saudi Arabia

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    News of Mark Clattenburg's abrupt departure from the Premier League left football fans up and down the land bitterly disappointed last week. The Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) issued a statement in which they praised his contribution to the English game.
  • Champions League preview: Manchester City host red-hot Monaco

    Champions League preview: Manchester City host red-hot Monaco

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    As Chelsea and Liverpool took advantage of a quieter calendar, Manchester United slugged in the Europa League and Tottenham crumbled under the pressure of Europe's premier competition , Manchester City flexed their muscles just enough to keep the rest of Europe aware of their threat.
  • Huddersfield vs Man City Preview, Team News, Betting Odds

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    Huddersfield made seven changes for the clash as they chase promotion to the Premier League and manager David Wagner was proud of his side's performance. Joel Coleman, Huddersfield's second-choice goalkeeper, had to be alert as Nolito got through on goal and Mark Hudson cleared Jesus Navas' follow-up attempt off the line.
  • Isco 'happy and committed' at Real Madrid - Zidane

    Isco 'happy and committed' at Real Madrid - Zidane

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    Zidane handed Bale a 20-minute run-out on his return and watched on as the substitute doubled Real's advantage with seven minutes to play, latching onto Isco's pass before hitting a shot across Diego Lopez into the far corner of the net. "I'm happy here and would stay many more years". In the past 3 meetings of Espanyol and Real Madrid , Madrid won all the 3 times. "He is a special player, he gives us something different from the rest".
  • Costa On Target As Blues Book Quarter Final Place

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    The winger saw Pedro blazing into space at the far post, and picked him out for a flawless header to give Chelsea the lead on the back of a sweeping move. It was going to take something special to break the deadlock, and in the 65th minute that moment arrived when Pedro snuck in behind the Wolves defence to head home a delightful Willian chip.
  • No. 11 Wisconsin beats No. 23 Maryland in Big 10 tilt

    No. 11 Wisconsin beats No. 23 Maryland in Big 10 tilt

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    They have also Won 3 straight. Happ has combined for 17 points while having more turnovers (seven) than field goals made (six) over the last two, and he went just 5 of 13 in the first meeting with MI. Wisconsin pulled to within six points at 60-54 with 1:30, but a backbreaking 3-pointer by Wagner with 1:01 remaining gave MI a 63-54 lead and all but put the game out of reach.
  • Dwarf planet Ceres contains the building blocks of life

    Dwarf planet Ceres contains the building blocks of life

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    The Southwest Research Institute's Dr. Simone Marchi , an author of the study, said of the find: "This discovery of a locally high concentration of organics is intriguing, with broad implications for the astrobiology community". Scientists have been interested in Ceres for quite some time . The list includes planet Mars and several ocean-bearing moons of the planets Jupiter and Saturn.
  • Sergio Aguero gifted opportunity to silence Manchester City exit rumours

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    The talented teenager, who had scored three goals in as many league games since his January arrival, may not play again this season, with estimates putting his rehabilitation period at two to three months. "Last night he had an operation, it was good, really good", he told a news conference. Now we'll give all our support to him and his family and waiting for him to be back'.
  • Banned Pakistan Super League cricketers to be formally charged with spot-fixing

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    The NCA did not name the men but Press Association Sport understands Jamshed was arrested and then released on bail, pending further inquiries, until April. "Philosophy is just to have players who have better understanding about the game", Misbah added. The players have been given assurances of fool-proof security during the fly-in, fly-out final in Lahore .
  • Dustin Johnson edges ahead at rain-affected Genesis Open

    Dustin Johnson edges ahead at rain-affected Genesis Open

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    Saunders called it his best round on the PGA Tour, and it was merely a coincidence that it came on the 50-year anniversary of Palmer defending his title at the Los Angeles Open, when it was played at Rancho Municipal. "I don't really worry about that", Johnson said, via golfchannel.com . "I'll be ready to get off to a hot start tomorrow". Top-ranked Lydia Ko of New Zealand was even par after a 75.
  • Pogba & Zlatan pleased with FA Cup win

    Pogba & Zlatan pleased with FA Cup win

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    Blackburn approached this game with a positive mindset, opting to play 4-4-2 with Marvin Emnes and Danny Graham up front, while they deployed two lines of four to neutralise United's possession. We now have to show that display week in, week out in the Championship. "I'm going to Blackburn with that respect", he added. "It was unbelievable and we were unlucky that night, they probably just had a bit too much for us".
  • Jimmy Butler SAVED by Last Second Foul, Bulls Win - Good Call?

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    It had more to do with the questionable call against Marcus Smart defending Jimmy Butler, a play in which official Zach Zarba called a foul with 0.9 seconds to play. Still, anytime you lose a game in this manner, it's beyond frustrating. Boston also was outrebounded 51-31, leading to a 22-4 deficit in second-chance points.
  • Qatar Open: Karolina Pliskova beats Caroline Wozniacki in final

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    The Dane went into their final matchup with a 3-0 lead in the pair's head-to-head record, but Pliskova didn't read the script and overpowered the former World No.1, 6-3, 6-4. Altogether, Wozniacki spent more than three hours on court on Friday evening, while Pliskova played for just under three hours. Open and another title here would be no surprise at all, but Pliskova is surely playing too well to be denied her 11th career title.
  • Carmelo Anthony Not Expecting a Trade

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    But as usual, he left a window open to escape NY if the right situation arose. A trade to the Clippers could be what he's hoping for, but when asked if he wants to suit up for the Knicks on Thursday in Cleveland, hours after the deadline, Anthony said: "I hope so".
  • FA Cup: Musa plays for 90 minutes as Leicester crash out

    FA Cup: Musa plays for 90 minutes as Leicester crash out

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    The south London side had Jake Cooper sent off on 52 minutes, but held off their Premier League opposition and grabbed a last-gasp victor through Shaun Cummings to reach the quarter-finals. "The first half was a good performance", said Ranieri. It put the pressure and expectations on Leicester's shoulders. It galvanised the stadium. "I thought the atmosphere was electric".
  • Tottenham are in a bad period, says Pochettino

    Tottenham are in a bad period, says Pochettino

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    It is an extra present for us. We were not afraid to play and that is a victory in itself for me. I fully expect to see those who didn't start Thursday in this match, including Vincent Janssen , Christian Eriksen, Heung-Min Son, perhaps Cameron Carter-Vickers, and maybe a returning Jan Vertonghen.
  • Michael Floyd has begun serving his 24 days in jail

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    Michael Floyd was arrested for DUI in December after falling asleep at the wheel and on Friday he learned his punishment. Floyd earned the DUI charge when he was found asleep at the wheel in his vehicle, which was stopped at an intersection in Scottsdale, Arizona on December 12 in the early morning.
  • Warrant issued for New York Jets' Darrelle Revis on assault charges

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    Revis attorney Jones said on Thursday that Revis was, "physically assaulted while at the location by a group of at least five people", and claimed Revis was a victim. However, Watt told the police he did not know if the unidentified guy or Revis knocked out Cousins and Jarivs. Attorney Blaine Jones said Saturday in a text message that while he was hired for the pre-indictment phase of the case, he would not be representing the Jets cornerback going forward.
  • Kyrie Irving Really, Actually, Earnestly Believes The Earth Is Flat

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    Kyrie Irving made the news this week because of his thoughts on the shape of the Earth, but this isn't the only topic he doesn't believe scientist are accurate on. Then he added, perhaps facetiously, "The fact that it's a conversation, I'm glad it got people talking like this". The way to make All-Star games interesting is obviously to have players embrace pseudoscience.
  • Auto bomb kills 3-year-old in Turkey, wounds 15

    Auto bomb kills 3-year-old in Turkey, wounds 15

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    Tuna said that the dead child was the son of a court worker and added that the wounded were not believed to have serious injuries. "The housing complex has been largely damaged", Gungor was quoted as saying. "This terrorist attack was carried out against not only the judiciary but also our law, our justice, our nation, and our unity". "Our determined and forceful struggle will continue", Mr Bozdag wrote.
  • Guardiola praises Bravo & insists Abu Dhabi trip will not affect Huddersfield replay

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    Their Championship opponents should not be underestimated however, and it should be a cracking atmosphere at the John Smith's Stadium. However, the Championship is not the only competition that the team are excelling in this season, as the Terriers have also gotten through to the 5th round of the FA Cup as have a plum tie at home to Manchester City.
  • Former Alabama RB arrested on domestic violence charge in Hoover

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    Officers arrived on the scene minutes later and were escorted to the disturbance by hotel employees. Richardson, 26, was charged with third-degree domestic violence and is still in the Hoover City Jail with a bond set at $1,000. Richardson was a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2011 following a three-year career with the Crimson Tide during which he rushed for 3,243 yards and 35 touchdowns between 2009-11.
  • Jimmy Fallon reenacts that bonkers Trump press conference

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    What do you do when you're not sure what to say about the day's hot topic? In mocking Trump's war on CNN, Fallon also managed to ding Fox News: "I'm now calling it 'faux news, '" Fallon-as-Trump said. Oooh, fake! 'In fact we just named our new Secretary of Labor, Beyonce, as who knows more about going into labor than someone carrying twins, ' the host joked.
  • Dana White makes Georges St-Pierre's return official

    Dana White makes Georges St-Pierre's return official

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    Apparently, the UFC were looking to set this one up in the wake of UFC 196 for UFC 200 if McGregor defeated Nate Diaz, but as we know, things didn't play out that way and that frankly insane matchup was put back on the shelf. Anti-Doping Agency testing pool in August, so that he could be eligible for a potential December date in Toronto. After months of on-and-off negotiations, both sides have agreed to terms on a new deal, MMA Fighting has learned.
  • Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis reportedly under investigation after altercation in Pittsburgh

    Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis reportedly under investigation after altercation in Pittsburgh

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    Revis is scheduled to make $15 million, including a $2 million roster bonus due on March 11, next season _ but that would be a lofty salary for an aging player who admittedly had a subpar year that he attributed to age and injuries. Two people allegedly approached Revis and complimented his clothes before they began following him and recording him. Regarding Revis potentially being placed on paid leave - a sort of disciplinary purgatory that the league can use - Pro Football Talk pointed ...
  • Genie Bouchard goes on date following Super Bowl bet

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    Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard lost a Super Bowl LI bet to a fan, who asked her on a date via Twitter if the Patriots won. The young marketing major shot off a tweet to Bouchard asking if she'd go on a date with him if the Patriots came back to win.