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Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman , who has a frosty history with Rockhold, fired back on Twitter: "Rockhold never defended (the) belt (and) got KO'd by Bisping". If Rockhold wins, he'll be the interim champ, according to UFC president Dana White. It was then determined that Whittaker would face Rockhold on Saturday at UFC 221 - that was until the champion came down with a horrific staph infection in his stomach.
  • Care 'honoured' ahead of record-breaking game

    Care 'honoured' ahead of record-breaking game

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    Care, who has earned 77 Test caps in a 10-year global career, will surpass the achievement set by former half back Matt Dawson in the Anglo-Welsh clash, but is quick to detach his personal milestone from the game. "He's got to find guys around him to help him because he's going to be under some heat". "He's got plenty of big match experience, he knows how to handle interesting moments in games", he insisted.
  • Islam Slimani set for Newcastle United debut vs

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    The Daily Mirror is reporting that the England left-back appears to have now won over Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford after initially struggling to impress the Portuguese coach. "If you ask me if I think Newcastle will be in the Championship next season, I say "no way". The full-back looked like he was on his way out with his contract up this summer having been largely ignored by manager Jose Mourinho since he took charge of the Red Devils.
  • United States vice president skips Olympics dinner with North Korean delegation

    United States vice president skips Olympics dinner with North Korean delegation

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    But all eyes are on Yo Jong - a key member of the Kim dynasty that has ruled the impoverished, isolated nation with an iron fist and pervasive personality cult over three generations. Both Washington and Tokyo are regularly threatened by Pyongyang , but Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did shake hands and exchange words with Kim, Seoul's spokesman said.
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    Free Agents-Training Camp

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    BC-BBO-Free Agents-Training Camp, 66Baseball union to open free agent camp in BradentonAP Photo NY164Eds: APNewsNow. The union is also looking for coaches and personnel to help facilitate the camps to keep them as close to a normal spring training as possible.
  • Trade Breakdown: Cavs acquire Hill, Hood in three-team trade

    Trade Breakdown: Cavs acquire Hill, Hood in three-team trade

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    The Cavaliers dealt Derrick Rose , Iman Shumpert and Jae Crowder in the trade. Hill never fully fit into the team and has too much talent for the role left for him with the Kings . Joe Johnson is also being sent from the Jazz to the Kings as part of the deal. If he remains healthy more often, Hood can become a terrific two-way player at both the shooting guard and small forward spots for Cleveland.
  • Charlie Weis: Josh McDaniels made 'dumbest move' if no assurances

    Charlie Weis: Josh McDaniels made 'dumbest move' if no assurances

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    Despite missing their two best receivers, Julian Edelman and Brandin Cooks, the Patriots were very close to coming away with another Super Bowl trophy, and that is mostly because of Belichick . That, along with so many other things, is what they're good at, after all. He returned to New England in 2012. He said it was the biggest takeaway from his failed experience in Denver.
  • Rays Name Ybor City as Preferred Ballpark Location

    Rays Name Ybor City as Preferred Ballpark Location

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    According to a report from the Tampa Bay Times , the Rays are expected to announce Friday their preferred site for a new stadium. A new nonprofit, Tampa Bay Rays 2020, will seek to recruit more financial commitments from businesses and build fan enthusiasm to demonstrate the increased community support the Rays say is required to move forward.
  • Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn destroys National Football League rule

    Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn destroys National Football League rule

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    He earned an aeronautical engineering degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and later added a master's degree in education from the University of MA to his resume. He inherits a team that finished second in the NFC North last season at 9-and-7, missing the playoffs. "Obviously, I'm still going through the process", Patricia said.
  • Braun Strowman Comments on Brock Lesnar Punching Him in the Head

    Braun Strowman Comments on Brock Lesnar Punching Him in the Head

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    White said, "Anything is possible". But in spite of his age and given the ease with which he returned against Hunt, one of the hardest hitters in the heavyweight division, Lesnar may be persuaded to take to the Octagon one last time. Watch Hunt's full interview, where he talks fighting Francis Ngannou, helping young Aussies Tai Tuivasa and Tyson Pedro, plus the " Mark Hunt Clause" for drug cheats in the UFC.
  • 76ers rookie Markelle Fultz might not play again this season

    76ers rookie Markelle Fultz might not play again this season

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    Brown had said he expected Fultz, who has missed all but four games this season with what the team has called right shoulder soreness and muscle imbalance, to be back in the lineup at some point. "There's always a chance that he's gonna be out there soon, and there's a chance that he's not gonna play this year", Colangelo said. "I can't answer that question because we don't know the answer".
  • Danny Care set to become England's most-capped scrum-half against Wales

    Danny Care set to become England's most-capped scrum-half against Wales

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    Gatland boosted Eddie Jones's claims to lead the Lions in South Africa in 2021. Owen Farrell , Mako Vunipola and Maro Itoje have all retained their starting berths following last weekend's 46-15 win in Italy. "Every time Patchell looks up he's going to see JJ ( Jonathan Joseph ) in his vision". "He's been magnificent, mate, truly professional", said Jones of Wigglesworth.
  • Brief shutdown coming as Senate debate stalls

    Brief shutdown coming as Senate debate stalls

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    As a midnight (0500 GMT Friday) deadline approached for passing a bill to extend federal spending authority and keep the government open, Paul engaged in a on-again, off-again speech on the Senate floor while his Republican colleagues grew increasingly impatient.
  • Barca reach King's Cup final again as Coutinho strikes

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    The 3-0 aggregate win means that Barcelona will be contesting a record fifth successive final. Barca went close through a Lionel Messi free kick which was beaten away by Jaume Domenech with Luis Suarez getting into risky positions in the first half without causing any real trouble for the Valencia keeper.
  • Virat-Anushka to appear on Koffee With Karan

    Virat-Anushka to appear on Koffee With Karan

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    She has established a career in Hindi films and is one of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in India. And after that, she is all ready for her next opposite Varun Dhawan in Sui-Dhaaga for both starts its shooting this Feb. But it is definitely happening this year. Joining them will be producer Prernaa Arora who has teamed up with Anushka to produce Pari . The actress's parents attended the launch of Tejaswini Divya Naik's book last week, where Colonel Sharma made a decision to ...