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Brighton have already confirmed that they will be starting recent transfer signing Jurgen Locadia in this match, and we expect them to continue to rest Pascal Gross in non-league games, leaving set piece responsibility to Knockaert. "What we are very, very conscious of is that this is the cup and any team that Coventry put out, they'll be fighting very hard to make sure that they are the team that go through".
  • Rays Trade Jake Odorizzi to Twins for Jermaine Palacios

    Rays Trade Jake Odorizzi to Twins for Jermaine Palacios

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    BC-BBA-Rays-Twins Trade, 130Rays send righty Odorizzi to Twins for prospectEds: APNewsNow. For the Rays in 2017, Odorizzi went 10-8 with a 4.14 ERA and 127 strikeouts in 143 1/3 innings over 28 starts. The 21-year-old Palacios has a.290 career average over four minor league seasons. Earlier in the evening, the Rays acquired CJ Cron from the Angels for a player to be named and designated Corey Dickerson for assignment to make room on the roster.
  • Barca face tricky Eibar trip as Chelsea lie in wait

    Barca face tricky Eibar trip as Chelsea lie in wait

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    LaLiga leaders Barcelona warmed up for their Champions League clash against Chelsea with a 2-0 win at Eibar , who finished with 10 men and manager Jose Luis Mendilibar sent to the stands. DF Samuel Umtiti, 6 - Made the occasional stray pass but also kept his composure when up against it. That proved to be the case in the opening 15 minutes of the match, as Jose Angel Valdes nodded a good chance over the bar and Kike tested Marc-Andre ter Stegen down low.
  • Alan Pardew hoped to make 'statement' by stripping Jonny Evans' armband

    Alan Pardew hoped to make 'statement' by stripping Jonny Evans' armband

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    West Bromwich Albion and Southampton have met on numerous occasions in the League Cup and top-flight, however, it hasn't been since 1979 that the two outfits have encountered each other in the FA Cup . Chris Hughton's team joined Southampton in the last eight with a 3-1 win against fourth-tier Coventry. There was never much chance of that with Brighton's record signing Locadia scoring with his first shot on target after 15 minutes and Leicester City loanee Leonardo Ulloa, who is in his ...
  • Jose Mourinho denies rift with Pogba

    Jose Mourinho denies rift with Pogba

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    Mourinho hit back at what believes are " lies " and "bulls***" regarding the France worldwide before he later talked about his desire to strengthen the position in the next transfer window. He will put his arm round him, but he will also hit him and say "I have the power to put you on the bench and not play you". He started this season playing alongside Nemanja Matic in a central-midfield two, and produced impressive performances - particularly late in games when Marouane Fellaini came on ...
  • Olympic chief visits Russian athletes amid talk of lifting ban

    Olympic chief visits Russian athletes amid talk of lifting ban

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    That's exactly what the 21-year-old center did in USA's crucial preliminary round game against Slovakia on Thursday. Fans in one corner of the Gangneung Hockey Centre unfurled two large banners featuring Putin's face during an 8-2 win by the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation over Slovenia.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Czech snowboard champion win super-G ski event

    Winter Olympics 2018: Czech snowboard champion win super-G ski event

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    In November 2013, as she was recovering from her first significant knee injury, she re-injured the same knee and had to miss the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. She has, in her career, 19 World Cup starts. Vonn's coaches seem perplexed at times about how she's managed to get through all of it-the personal loss, the injuries, the paparazzi-level fame.
  • Slovenia stuns US men's hockey in OT, 3-2

    Slovenia stuns US men's hockey in OT, 3-2

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    Slovenia captain Jan Mursak scored the tying goal with 1:37 left in regulation and the victor 38 seconds into overtime. We didn't get any breaks tonight and certainly give them credit. Ilya Kovalchuk and Nikolai Prokhorkin each scored twice earning the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation a bruising 4-0 win over the US men's ice hockey team on Saturday, to claim the top spot in their preliminary round group.
  • No medal for Lindsey Vonn in Olympic super-G

    No medal for Lindsey Vonn in Olympic super-G

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    Though Super-G is not Vonn's best event - that's the downhill, which she'll race Wednesday - she came into Pyeongchang on one of the hottest streaks of her career, winning three of her last six World Cup events and finishing second in one other.
  • Chelsea cruise as Willian, Giroud star ahead of Barca test

    Chelsea cruise as Willian, Giroud star ahead of Barca test

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    It was Stewart who lost the ball to Giroud in the build-up to Chelsea's first goal, after just two minutes, as the Championship side took some time to settle. The Spanish global replaced his fellow forward on 70 minutes and looked keen to catch Conte's eye, but his starting spot is no longer a foregone conclusion.
  • Barcelona grind out victory in Eibar before Chelsea trip

    Barcelona grind out victory in Eibar before Chelsea trip

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    They are now 10 points clear at the top, although Atletico Madrid can trim that lead when they host Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. The Catalans are still unbeaten in the league this season after 24 games played. Manager Jose Luis Mendilibar - a former team-mate of Valverde at Basque club Sestao in the 1980s - will be in charge of Eibar for the 100th time in LaLiga.
  • Penn State vs. Ohio State - 2/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Penn State vs. Ohio State - 2/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    The Buckeyes get a shot at payback when they travel Thursday to Bryce-Jordan Center in State College, Pa., to take on the Nittany Lions. Penn State is coming off a dominating win of their own, defeating IL 74-52 in Champaign on Sunday. "I think we all understand how important he is to us". Mike Watkins added 11 points and 10 rebounds for his tenth double-double of the season, and Shep Garner and Josh Reaves added 13 and 10 points apiece for the Nittany Lions (19-9, 9-6 Big Ten), who ...
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Canada vs

    Winter Olympics 2018: Canada vs

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    The new-look Canadians will try to ride that momentum into Friday night's contest, when they battle the Czech Republic for the top spot in Group A. Canada found itself in the dreaded game-decider at the Olympics for the first time since a 3-2 win over Switzerland at the 2010 Games, when Sidney Crosby settled matters.