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In New York, Vargas will be reunited with pitching coach Dave Eiland , who was let go by the Royals after last season and joined the Mets. Playing in Citi Field should help address his propensity to give up home runs but a mediocre 6.7 K/9 doesn't inspire too much confidence.
  • Power Vacuum - The NBA All-Star Game Without a Host

    Power Vacuum - The NBA All-Star Game Without a Host

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    This weekend, the NBA will convene in Los Angeles for the 67th NBA All-Star Game , and Golden State will have a large presence there, as you might expect. The Clippers , for their part, traded away their most likely representative in a season where he also had no chance. "I guess you can do stuff like this now".
  • Could Have Made Liverpool Pay More For Mohamed Salah - Roma Deal-Maker

    Could Have Made Liverpool Pay More For Mohamed Salah - Roma Deal-Maker

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    The former Inter Milan playmaker was also asked to compare Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde. The pair have 11 Champions League goals between them - only PSG's Edinson Cavani and Neymar have scored more - and only Real Madrid's Ronaldo (nine) scored more than Firmino's six in the group stage.
  • Lindsey Jacobellis comes up short again at Olympics

    Lindsey Jacobellis comes up short again at Olympics

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    On a twisting, unsafe course at Phoenix Snow Park, the 32-year-old advanced to the finals, where she finished fourth - just three-hundredths of a second off the medal stand. "It's my mom's birthday, I'm excited I wasn't hurt, she's probably not having a heart attack and I made it to the finals". "I can't even say why, but this one means even more".
  • Jurgen Klopp has re-think over Liverpool goalkeeper situation

    Jurgen Klopp has re-think over Liverpool goalkeeper situation

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    A lot rests on how far the club go in the Champions League, as the prize money from getting to the quarter finals could help the club balance the books for next season. Jurgen Klopp now has Loris Karius between the sticks after he deposed previous No.1 Simon Mignolet . However, the Italian side have indicated it would take a world record sum to prize the Brazilian global away.
  • Norovirus breaks out at Winter Olympics

    Norovirus breaks out at Winter Olympics

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    Boesch, who the Swiss Olympic team said contracted the virus a few days ago, had become a social media sensation at the Winter Games after he posted a video of himself hanging onto the outside rail of an escalator as it moved upward. More than 200 people have been confirmed to have contracted the norovirus, a lot of them security staff and Games personnel. Reuters reported that the athletes were freestyle skiers, and it quoted a team spokesman as saying that one was Fabian Boesch.
  • Ben Stokes free to join England teammates

    Ben Stokes free to join England teammates

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    It was confirmed at his Tuesday hearing that he will face a crown court trial over an altercation outside a nightclub in Bristol last September. That may make him available for the five-match one-day worldwide series in New Zealand beginning on February 25 and two Tests from March 22.
  • Pep Guardiola 'delighted' as Manchester City thrash Basel 4-0

    Pep Guardiola 'delighted' as Manchester City thrash Basel 4-0

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    The return clash at the Etihad Stadium next month should now be a formality for City, whose remarkable challenge on four fronts continues virtually unhindered. Gundogan added a fourth after the break and was only denied a hat-trick by the dogged determination of Basel goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik. Guardiola said that it was never his expectation, going into this match, that City might kill off the tie in the first leg.
  • Stocks take U.S. inflation spike in stride and rally; dollar on defensive

    Stocks take U.S. inflation spike in stride and rally; dollar on defensive

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    The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, lost 14.06 points, or 0.82 percent, to finish at 1,702.72. "Japanese stocks could act as drag to their regional counterparts if the stronger yen hampers its performance. In that respect the strong yen could be seen as a factor preventing the stabilisation in global markets", said Masafumi Yamamoto, chief currency strategist at Mizuho Securities in Tokyo.
  • NZ win toss, choose to bat vs Australia

    NZ win toss, choose to bat vs Australia

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    The score equals their highest in the shortest form. He eventually finished with 105 off 54 balls, getting out to Andrew Tye in the 17th over. The bulk of New Zealand's runs came from Guptill and his opening partner Colin Munro , who slammed 76 off 33 balls.
  • S Korean men fall to Czechs; Canada beats Switzerland in ice hockey

    S Korean men fall to Czechs; Canada beats Switzerland in ice hockey

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    A melee in the Canadian crease led to a U.S. penalty shot with 3:52 remaining in the second but Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson's backhand was deflected over the crossbar. Less than a minute after Bourque's second, Wolski split two Swiss defensemen and wired a wrist shot past Genoni into the top corner. It's Jansrud's fifth career Olympic medal after getting downhill silver.
  • Eubank Jr says Groves bout will let him escape father's 'shadow'

    Eubank Jr says Groves bout will let him escape father's 'shadow'

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    Groves is making the second defence of his WBA super-middleweight title at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night, while Eubank Jr is putting his lesser-regarded IBO belt on the line. Above: undefeated pro, Nathan DeCastro has fought Eubank Jr.in the amateurs. But it's very hard doing stuff on your own, so we'll see if he starts to make changes and adapts.
  • Gerrard names the Spurs player he would like at Liverpool

    Gerrard names the Spurs player he would like at Liverpool

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    The former England captain was discussing the makeup of the Liverpool midfield once Naby Keita arrives from RB Leipzig in the summer - and appeared to let slip that Emre Can's time at the club could be coming to an end. He now appears set to leave for Juve in the summer, with Guinea worldwide midfielder Keita coming in from RB Leipzig. Wanyama netted a stunner against Liverpool 10 days ago to steal a point in the 2-2 draw at Anfield.
  • Cavs' JR Smith says trade deadline was nerve-wracking

    Cavs' JR Smith says trade deadline was nerve-wracking

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    Kerr's team remains the heavy favorite to win a third title in four years, but he wanted to freshen up the message and get his player re-engaged. Lue said the new personnel has helped the Cavs find their attacking mentality again. "Going through a tough stretch this late in the season, about the last few weeks, has been tough for us, but I think bringing some new bodies, some fresh bodies kind of rejuvenated us", Lue said.
  • Michy Batshuayi Scores Brilliant Double In Dortmund's Comeback Vs Atalanta

    Michy Batshuayi Scores Brilliant Double In Dortmund's Comeback Vs Atalanta

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    The Gunners were off and running in the round of 32 after just 16 minutes through defender Nacho Monreal, who pounced on a spilled save attempt by Ostersunds goalkeeper Aly Keita and slotted into the gaping net from close range. Atalanta have scored at least one goal in every Europa League games played this season. Arsenal is sixth in the English Premier League, eight points behind Chelsea, which holds the fourth and last qualifying berth.
  • LeBron James Says Racists Don't Care How Much Money He Has

    LeBron James Says Racists Don't Care How Much Money He Has

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    Durant similarly cited Trump's divisive rhetoric and behavior when talking about his limitations as a leader. National Basketball Association star LeBron James says he has little respect for Donald Trump because the president has no respect for his constituents.
  • DeRozan drops 27 points as Raptors edge Heat

    DeRozan drops 27 points as Raptors edge Heat

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    The last time these two teams met back on January 9, the Heat managed to win in stunning fashion with a last-second shot. "I think it'll be good to keep him involved in basketball activities", coach Fred Hoiberg said . Wade finished the game with 10 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists. The Miami bench played incredibly well also, with all four players in the second unit finishing the game with double-digit point totals.