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He was one of the most popular players in the locker room, but it's not going to be the case this week. After setting career-highs with 299 carries for 1,161 yards and 18 touchdowns, Blount signed with the Eagles late in free agency last spring when the New England Patriots didn't even make him an offer.
  • Lucas Moura believes Tottenham could be right move from PSG

    Lucas Moura believes Tottenham could be right move from PSG

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    Moura has told L'Equipe he is unhappy at PSG and described his limited playing time as "a brutal blow". He said: "I have talked to him and with all due respect to him, I think he has no options here and he has to look for another club because he is a great player".
  • Arizona woman shot in Las Vegas attack to leave hospital

    Arizona woman shot in Las Vegas attack to leave hospital

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    Las Vegas shooting victim Jovanna Calzadillas was joined by her husband Fracisco Calzadillas for a press conference to discuss her miraculous recovery after being shot in the head. Two weeks later, she could drink from a cup on her own and eat ice cream. The bullet, which landed in the middle of her brain, will not be removed. She will immediately begin outpatient rehab.
  • Australian Open: Marin Cilic sees off Rafa Nadal

    Australian Open: Marin Cilic sees off Rafa Nadal

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    Sixth seed Marin Cilic was a match too far for the unseeded Briton, who crashed out 6-2, 7-6 (4), 6-2 Thursday, but it was a memorable tournament for the 23-year-old. Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic were both forced to stop their seasons short previous year, along with host of other top 20 players, while the Serbian suffered a recurrence of his elbow injury during his fourth round defeat by Hyeon Chung .
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Historic night for Ben Simmons

    Philadelphia 76ers: Historic night for Ben Simmons

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    The 21-year-old, who's been picked to play for the World against the US in the All-Star weekend's Rising Stars Challenge, posted his triple-double inside the first minute of the second half and his 22nd minute on court. Dario Saric added 21 points and 10 rebounds and Joel Embiid had 22 points for the 76ers, who have won seven of 10. Philadelphia move into seventh in Eastern Conference standings.
  • Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey arrested on robbery charge

    Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey arrested on robbery charge

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    Upon arrival at the Capstone, Humphrey allegedly refused to return the charger, which didn't fit his phone, and elbowed the driver in the ribs before leaving the vehicle. Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick , who also played at Alabama, called on National Football League players to "grow up" when they return to Tuscaloosa in the offseason.
  • De Bruyne aims to mark new deal with trophies

    De Bruyne aims to mark new deal with trophies

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    The Premier League leaders have tied the 26-year-old playmaker down to a longer deal, despite his previous contract not expiring until 2021. " I am really happy to have signed this new deal ", admitted De Bruyne (below). Kevin ended his first campaign with 16 goals from 41 games, establishing a reputation as one of the best creative players in the game. He has played 32 matches in all competitions this season, scoring eight goals.
  • Eddie Hearn Reveals His Obsession With Boxing and Anthony Joshua

    Eddie Hearn Reveals His Obsession With Boxing and Anthony Joshua

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    Former world champion Tyson Fury says Joseph Parker and other heavyweight division stars can not call themselves "the champ until they beat me". Anthony Joshua fights Joseph Parker at Cardiff's Principality Stadium on Sat 31 March. Fury vacated his WBA (Super), WBO and IBO titles in October 2016. Fury, who has been cleared to fight again after serving a ban for a doping rules breach, again aimed his sights at countryman Joshua.
  • Former US Olympics Doctor Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Female Gymnasts

    Former US Olympics Doctor Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Female Gymnasts

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    The letter contained such gems as "The media convinced them everything I did was wrong", and "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned". " I will carry your words with me for the rest of my days ". "Whether or not anyone would feel safe enough to come forward - that was the wild card". For years, Nassar served in an official capacity for USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University and a well-known private gymnastics club.
  • Lou Anna Simon, MSU's President, Quits in Wake of Gymnastics Sex Scandal

    Lou Anna Simon, MSU's President, Quits in Wake of Gymnastics Sex Scandal

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    Simon's resignation comes on the same day that Nassar - the disgraced doctor who treated athletes at Michigan State in addition to serving as team doctor for USA Gymnastics - was sentenced to 40-175 years in prison . Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo also expressed his support for Simon in a controversial interview that was widely criticized, most notably by the mother of two-time Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman .
  • 'Laughing stock of Asia': Brisbane slammed after shock AFC exit

    'Laughing stock of Asia': Brisbane slammed after shock AFC exit

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    The loss came amid farcical scenes, with three Roar players' shirt numbers peeling off midway through the second half in a bad look for the club and Australian football on the Asian continent. "I really am speechless other than to say ... just pull out of the competition because I've never seen that before in my footballing life", Bosnich said.
  • Leeds supporters hit out at club's 'shocking' new logo

    Leeds supporters hit out at club's 'shocking' new logo

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    The new crest, which has an image of a supporter performing the " Leeds salute", was revealed on Wednesday. The new crest, which featured the headless torso of a man with his right fist placed against the heart, is set to mark the club's centenary and be used from next season.
  • Form Aussie Finch ruled out of fourth ODI against England

    Form Aussie Finch ruled out of fourth ODI against England

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    Aaron Finch has been one of the few shining lights during Australia's wretched ODI series against England . The 29-year-old has been a notable absentee from Australia's worldwide squads in recent months, with captain Steve Smith openly questioning his recent contributions and suggesting he should "train smarter".
  • Real Madrid out of Copa del Rey

    Real Madrid out of Copa del Rey

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    Madrid travel 19 points behind league leaders Barcelona , eight behind Atletico Madrid and five behind Valencia , meaning a defeat would leave them struggling to finish in the top three and with Villarreal just one point behind and Sevilla three points and also in touching distance, it is no exaggeration to say Madrid's place in next season's Champions League is also in peril.
  • Bill Belichick: Chris Long made good decision joining Eagles

    Bill Belichick: Chris Long made good decision joining Eagles

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    A lot of the talk surrounding Super Bowl LII will be on the differences of the two quarterbacks but one unit not to be overlooked is the Eagles defense. They would shatter prices for the 2016 Broncos-Panthers Super Bowl 50 matchup. But the Eagles' defenders are not lacking confidence after the past four games.