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Villarreal midfielder Rodri and Valencia captain Dani Parejo are included for the first time, and Lopetegui has left the door open for the likes of Morata to return. Lopetegui said: "Diego, when he was playing, was part of our game, then he stopped playing and stopped coming", Lopetegui said. "It just gives him an option to compete for a spot".
  • Paul Pogba absent from training ahead of Seville tie

    Paul Pogba absent from training ahead of Seville tie

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    Should Man United win, it would become the third English quarterfinalist in the competition, along with Manchester City and Liverpool , while Sevilla is hoping to join Real Madrid as Spanish sides through to the next round thus far. Lionel Messi's equalising goal at Stamford Bridge has tipped the balance of this tie in Barcelona's favour and Chelsea may need to score first to turn the tide in their favour.
  • Beyoncé & Jay Z Bringing 'OTR II' Stadium Tour To Nashville

    Beyoncé & Jay Z Bringing 'OTR II' Stadium Tour To Nashville

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    As of now, the tour will run in North America and Europe. The tour kicks off on 6 June in Cardiff, Wales and will see the pair perform 15 shows across the United Kingdom and Europe. Tickets will go on sale starting Monday, March 19, at LiveNation.com and all usual outlets. Jay joined Beyonce onstage in New Jersey for the final date of her Lemonade tour in September 2016.
  • CSA distances itself from SBW masks in PE

    CSA distances itself from SBW masks in PE

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    Eksteen is CSA's head of commercial and marketing, while Kazi is the body's head of communications. He is now a figure of hate in South Africa after his confrontation with South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock in a fractious first test in Durban last weekend.
  • Tournament Challenge: Not much love for Xavier

    Tournament Challenge: Not much love for Xavier

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    If they meet in the regional final, the first to 50 might win. It is common for people to place bets on the teams they think will win, and many even fill out entire brackets that indicate which teams they see beating which. 4 seed as they'll have to get by No. 13 seed UNC Greensboro in the first game. 16-LIU-Brooklyn vs. 16-Radford, 6:40 11-St. He could be the first player selected in the NBA Draft.
  • Tom Brady Gets His Head Shaved for Cancer Research

    Tom Brady Gets His Head Shaved for Cancer Research

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    According to a report on the Patriots website , Brady and others helped raise more than $7 million for cancer research at the fifth annual event. Brady helped the company reach its goal and then some, joining MA governor Charlie Baker to get a fresh cut as a packed house looked on.
  • Giants to release cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

    Giants to release cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

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    Rodgers-Cromartie was open to the idea of switching positions after recording zero interceptions in 2017 just one year after snaring six, NY and the CB couldn't hammer out a pay cut from his $6.5 million salary in 2018. It's been a insane week for Rodgers-Cromartie. Rodgers-Cromartie expressed his thanks to the Giants organization on an Instagram post. DRC signed a five-years, $35 million contract in 2014, proving to be well worth the investment.
  • Sherman, 49ers to meet Saturday

    Sherman, 49ers to meet Saturday

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    The Colts may be looking for a number one cornerback in free agency. And if both sides like what each has to say and demonstrate, the two parties are expected to try to get a contract done before Sherman even visits another team, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter .
  • Real Madrid Concerned After Raphael Varane Sustains Head Injury During Eibar Win

    Real Madrid Concerned After Raphael Varane Sustains Head Injury During Eibar Win

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    This time, Dani Carvajal whipped in a cross that Ronaldo met on the run to smash into the back of the net with a strong header. Cristiano Ronaldo's hot streak continued as he scored twice as Real Madrid won 2-1 at Eibar today. Zinedine Zidane's men remain in the third position with 54 points with the win, 15 points behind runaway leaders Barcelona. Currently, the club is in the best shape possible and their form means they can go all the way to make more history in the Champions ...
  • West Ham Manager Opens Up On Andre Ayew's Departure

    West Ham Manager Opens Up On Andre Ayew's Departure

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    Despite this recent poor run of form, captain Mark Noble believes there is enough experience on the squad to get the required results and stay out of the bottom three. The victory also meant they have reached 40 points in the league, five behind sixth-placed Arsenal with the prospect of Europa League qualification not out of their reach.
  • 4 reasons behind Bangladesh's loss in the 2nd T20I

    4 reasons behind Bangladesh's loss in the 2nd T20I

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    Chasing 140 for victory, India rode on Dhawan's 43-ball 55 to achieve their target with eight balls to spare at Colombo's R Premadasa Stadium. Bangladesh will next take on Sri Lanka in the third match of the tournament, which is timed to commemorate the host island's 70 years of independence, on Saturday.
  • NCAA Basketball Tournament bracket to be announced Sunday

    NCAA Basketball Tournament bracket to be announced Sunday

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    Joe Lunardi of ESPN , moved MI up from a five seed, all the way to a three. Teams in the Elite 8 round will play in regional finals in those same four cities. The Bulldogs won a tough race for the Big South regular-season title with a 13-5 record, holding off 12-6 Radford and 12-6 Winthrop, but they lost to Radford in the semifinals.
  • Auburn will face Alabama

    Auburn will face Alabama

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    Wearing a white "Sexton" hoodie, she watched her son on the screen lay in a sweet, underhanded floater at the buzzer for the win Thursday at the SEC basketball tournament. That's how you get the job done. "So it was just like practice". Sexton finished the second half with 18 points (7-of-11) from the field, and led the game in scoring with 27 points.
  • Australia calls 'Bull' on David Warner tantrum afrer Quinton de Kock fight

    Australia calls 'Bull' on David Warner tantrum afrer Quinton de Kock fight

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    The sledging war between David Warner and Quinton de Kock has reached the next level, with the South African batsman's sister weighing into the saga via social media. Former spinner Warne tweeted: "Chat, banter, sledging has always been apart of any series between SA & Oz". It's the way we play our cricket against them.
  • Manchester United pip Palace in EPL

    Manchester United pip Palace in EPL

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    The United boss went on to acknowledge his players "accepted the risk" in the second half, best summarised in Matic's game-winning strike, his first goal for the club. He said: "It's been a Groundhog Day moment". The victory also took Jose Mourinho's team back above Liverpool , who are two points behind before the pair clash Saturday at Old Trafford, with Tottenham Hotspur a further two points behind.
  • Seahawks trade Michael Bennett to Eagles

    Seahawks trade Michael Bennett to Eagles

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    The news came down amid reports that Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman could also be facing the end of his Seattle days. The trade can't be officially announced until March 14, when the 2018 league year begins. The trade saves $2.2 million in cap money for 2018 but gets Seattle out from under more onerous money in in 2019 and 2020 that was part of his contract extension he signed in 2016.
  • Here's What Mark Cuban Was Accused Of Doing Back In 2011

    Here's What Mark Cuban Was Accused Of Doing Back In 2011

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    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is under fire for an alleged sexual assault. She reportedly told police two weeks later, including in her complaint seven photographs taken of her and Cuban . Prosecutors declined to purse the case due to lack of evidence. "The case detective and the complainant both agree with the conclusion there is no corroborative evidence to support the complainant's allegation", wrote senior deputy DA Don Rees on July 27, 2011, via Williamette Weekly .
  • Sri Lanka declares emergency after violence against Muslims

    Sri Lanka declares emergency after violence against Muslims

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    Tensions between the Buddhists and Muslims have been growing over the past year with some hardline Buddhist groups accusing Muslims of forcing people to convert to Islam and vandalising Buddhist archaeological sites. Early on Tuesday the body of a Muslim youth was found in a burnt-out shop, police said. President Maithripala Siresena had vowed to investigate anti-Muslim crimes after assuming power in 2015, but no significant progress has been reported .
  • Alan Pardew shares what West Brom fans will admit if they're honest

    Alan Pardew shares what West Brom fans will admit if they're honest

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    West Brom face Watford today and if they lose Pardew could be sacked. West Brom remain rock bottom of the table and are now sitting eight points adrift of safety. There's many times after a game I'll hold my hands up and say I didn't set ourselves up right. "But when the ball does not go in the back of the net it is a bit frustrating and we keep seeing that in an area we have struggled with all year".
  • The Bronze Bomber Stops King Kong in 10

    The Bronze Bomber Stops King Kong in 10

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    Even though Ortiz has overcome many of his doping issues, it seems as though he was there last night just to make up the numbers. As a betting man, I would be considering whether to bet on Brook to win inside the distance or on points, and with his opponent's durability, having only been stopped late by the hard-hitting Tony Harrison, I'd opt for a points win for Brook.
  • Time is now, Louisville women cut ACC tournament threads

    Time is now, Louisville women cut ACC tournament threads

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    Even though the Orange finished tied for 10th in the league with Notre Dame , it lost the tiebreaker due to its loss to the Fighting Irish on January 6. State built the largest lead of the game by either team. North Carolina will play the victor of that game on Wednesday. Game 6: Game 2 victor vs.
  • Congratulations to Harry Potter actor Gary Oldman on his Academy Award

    Congratulations to Harry Potter actor Gary Oldman on his Academy Award

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    Gary Oldman is similar to Casey Affleck in that regard, who won the best actor award previous year for Manchester by the sea, even while he had been accused to sexual harassment earlier this decade. Superior Court. I tried to dial 911. "Why don't they ask Gary Oldman about hitting his ex-wife in the face with a telephone?" Another big win went to Alexandre Desplat, composer of the score for both parts of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows .
  • Tottenham boss Pochettino: More to Kane's game than goals

    Tottenham boss Pochettino: More to Kane's game than goals

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    However, Pochettino's men have acclimatised during the course of a season at the home of English football whilst work on the club's new 62,000 capacity stadium is completed. It is never easy to play Premier League games and today was tough. It may come as a surprise considering they're only days from taking on Juventus in the second leg of their European clash.
  • Carlos Carvalhal: West Ham made to 'dance to rock & roll'

    Carlos Carvalhal: West Ham made to 'dance to rock & roll'

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    The victory also marked the return of midfielder Leon Britton , who had spent the past four months on the team's coaching staff while dealing with injuries before being asked by Carvalhal to focus once more on playing. Swansea have scored 14 goals in nine league matches under Carvalhal, having scored just 11 in their previous 20 this season before his appointment.
  • Larry Fitzgerald recruiting Kirk Cousins to Arizona

    Larry Fitzgerald recruiting Kirk Cousins to Arizona

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    Redskins senior VP of Player Personnel Doug Williams said that Cousins is "a free agent for sure". We could see almost four quarterbacks drafted in the top 10 this year, but to whom? The Browns , after passing up Carson Wentz and Deshaun Watson in the past two National Football League drafts , have the first and fourth overall selections in this draft as they attempt to rebuild from a winless season.
  • No decisions have been made on QBs — Vikings GM

    No decisions have been made on QBs — Vikings GM

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    Bradford will get some interest on the free-agent market, but the amount of money teams will be willing to spend on an aging, injury-prone quarterback is another story. "At the end of the day, it's a guess and a hunch", Zimmer said. He suffered a noncontact injury to his left knee during an electric performance in Week 1.
  • NFL Draft: Lamar Jackson would bring excitement back to Chargers

    NFL Draft: Lamar Jackson would bring excitement back to Chargers

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    Asked if succeeding Brady would be a pressure-packed job , Jackson said, "Oh no, I feel I'm cool under pressure". He's a quarterback. Trying to move him to wide receiver is very dumb and just plain ol' racist. The 2016 Heisman Trophy victor and 2017 Heisman Trophy runner-up amassed 9,043 passing yards, 69 passing touchdowns, 4,132 rushing yards and 50 rushing touchdowns over his three-year career.
  • The two reasons Cavs' LeBron James is saving his voice

    The two reasons Cavs' LeBron James is saving his voice

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    The Cavs are now the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference and are taking on the Philadelphia 76ers at home, and with the Sixer fans placing billboards in downtown Cleveland in hopes of recruiting James, the matchup has become must-see TV.
  • Sadio Mane Says Liverpool Can End the Season as Runners-Up

    Sadio Mane Says Liverpool Can End the Season as Runners-Up

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    I suppose he doesn't have to do it, but he's willing to do it for the team. It just shows his hunger to win. "He's a very, very special player", admits Alexander-Arnold. They are good players. "I think they are a really good team to be honest". Kane, who scored his 100th Premier League goal in just 141 games earlier this season, is unsurprisingly dabblebet's 1/2 (1.50 ) favourite to take the title again.
  • Tony Carr Named First Team All-Big Ten

    Tony Carr Named First Team All-Big Ten

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    Penn State defeated Nebraska 76-74 in overtime. On the offensive side, BC has an excellent one-two punch at the top of the order in second baseman Jake Palomaki, who is BC's all-time leader in walks and led the team with a.446 OBP last season, and outfielder Jake Alu, who batted.331 last season to lead the team.
  • Why Neymar may miss Champions League clash against Madrid

    Why Neymar may miss Champions League clash against Madrid

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    But Emery has provided a welcome injury boost for the French giants, claiming Neymar could yet be fit to face Los Blancos. " Neymar is under the care of Paris Saint-Germain", Edu said after a World Cup meeting in the Russian resort of Sochi.
  • Boston Bruins: Breaking down the Rick Nash trade

    Boston Bruins: Breaking down the Rick Nash trade

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    And they certainly got a nice haul for him. The Bruins sit in third place in the Atlantic Division, five points behind the conference-leading Tampa Bay Lightning . The real cost here, obviously, is the first round pick and a solid Bruins prospect in Lindgren, a sophomore defenseman at the University of Minnesota and a 2016 second round pick.
  • Kohli to receive ICC Test Mace after Newlands T20

    Kohli to receive ICC Test Mace after Newlands T20

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    So you need to see where I can fit in. We have one game tomorrow, then the Asia Cup (Nidahas) and then a lot of matches in the IPL. Winning games is more important than being which format I am playing or not. In the last two games we have dominated in the first six overs. "It is very important to play well in the first six overs", Raina said. "You have to play your shots".