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Bayern , meanwhile, sits atop the Bundesliga table. Heynckes is playing down Bayern's chances of winning the Champions League title for the first time in five years. At the back, Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng should shore up the heart of defence, with Joshua Kimmich and David Alaba the full-backs supporting the wingers.
  • Charlotte Hornets unlikely to bring Rich Cho back as GM

    Charlotte Hornets unlikely to bring Rich Cho back as GM

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    The struggling Hornets have shaken up their front office, firing general manager Rich Cho on Tuesday. Kupchak found plenty of success over more than three decades with the Lakers, but he was sacked in Februrary of 2017 by president Jeanie Buss as Lakers legend Magic Johnson took over basketball operations with Rob Pelinka filling the role of GM.
  • Young: Man Utd can win Champions League

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    In addition to that, I am also a fan of the over 2.5 goals since both teams love to score goals. Manchester United winger Ashley Young says that the team are capable of going all the way in the Champions League this season. After failing to take multiple chances to finish off Leicester last season, they paid for it with a disappointing exit at this same stage. The 24-year-old was able to train at Carrington on Sunday and after taking part in a session open to the media on Tuesday ...
  • Christian Coleman sets new 60-meter dash world record

    Christian Coleman sets new 60-meter dash world record

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    The 21-year-old Coleman, who won the 100-metres silver medal at last year's world championships in London, said after winning the race that he wanted to go get it. "I just flourish in those moments". Coleman's time is pending ratification by world governing body, the IAAF. " It's not really in my personality, but when the lights are on, it just comes out ".
  • Shibutani siblings dance their way to bronze medal for US

    Shibutani siblings dance their way to bronze medal for US

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    France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron were second with a combined score of 205.28. In what was likely their final competitive performance, Virtue and Moir captured a gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games after scoring 122.40 points in Tuesday's free skate for a world-best combined score of 206.07.
  • Canadians place second in first heat of two-man bobsleigh

    Canadians place second in first heat of two-man bobsleigh

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    There were also two swimming gold medallists at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, where Canadian Penny Oleksiak and Simone Manuel of the United States touched the wall at the same time in the women's 100 metres freestyle.
  • Imprisoned former Panthers player Rae Carruth breaks his silence

    Imprisoned former Panthers player Rae Carruth breaks his silence

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    Meanwhile, Adams told the Charlotte Observer on Monday she would fight to retain custody. Despite the death of his mother, Carruth's son was born. Now 44 and a prison barber, Carruth also said in the letter that he and Adams had originally been drawn together in 1999 not by love but by "lust" and that "outside of what we did physically, me and your daughter were practically strangers".
  • Winter Olympics: USA, Canada to Clash for Gold Medal in Hockey

    Winter Olympics: USA, Canada to Clash for Gold Medal in Hockey

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    Long before any hockey teams touched down at Seoul's Incheon International Airport or the puck dropped on a single game in Pyeongchang, there was always a sense of inevitability surrounding the Olympic women's hockey tournament. "In Canada, the expectation is always to win gold". The United States would add a pair of power-play goals in the second and another in the third, outshooting Finland, 38-14, on the day.
  • Skier Doesn't Attempt Any Tricks During Halfpipe Run

    Skier Doesn't Attempt Any Tricks During Halfpipe Run

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    They do mention her finishes in some World Cup events as Swaney hops down the slope ahead of her run, though never acknowledging why she placed where she placed or contextualizing those results. Swaney figured out a way to get to every World Cup event where she competed - barely - and somehow, someway...found a spot on Team Hungary. The Olympic Games bring together athletes from all over the world, of all shapes and sizes and of diverse perspectives, but the thread that binds them is their ...
  • Baseball adds rules to speed up games, including limiting mound visits

    Baseball adds rules to speed up games, including limiting mound visits

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    The biggest change is that mound visits are now limited to six in a nine-inning game, with one more per team per extra inning. "The Commissioner has made a decision to defer the implementation of a pitch timer and a between-batter timer in 2018 in order to provide players with an opportunity to speed up the game without the use of those timers", the announcement posted on MLB .com reads.
  • Red Wings Send Mrazek to Flyers for Picks

    Red Wings Send Mrazek to Flyers for Picks

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    They were able to find a needy buyer in the Flyers but two mid-round picks is a light return for a player who once looked like he could be one of the game's bright young netminders. He'll be a restricted free agent at the end of the season. The conditions of the deal were first reported by TSN's Bob McKenzie . Mrazek has served as the Red Wings' starter the past two seasons, and has totaled a 72-58 record 2.60 goals allowed average over his 5.5 seasons with the team.
  • Red Sox, JD Martinez 'Moving Close' To Contract

    Red Sox, JD Martinez 'Moving Close' To Contract

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    Martinez ", Werner said January 19. We'll see if Martinez can live up to the money and expectations in Beantown. According to Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com, the deal will play Martinez $50 million over the first two seasons. Unsurprisingly, they would rank 27th in home runs with 168. Martinez hit.303 with 45 homers and 104 RBIs past year for Detroit and Arizona, which acquired him on July 18 for three prospects.
  • Willian Claims He 'Dreams Of' Playing For Barcelona After Transfer Links

    Willian Claims He 'Dreams Of' Playing For Barcelona After Transfer Links

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    We have an idea. In effect, this Sunday's Premier League match at Manchester United is a far more important game than Tuesday's glamorous Champions League last 16 home leg against Barcelona . "Everyone is prepared to play", he said. "They have a defined way of playing and we have to take that into account", he said. We know the characteristics Barcelona have: they like to have possession; they like to control the game.
  • Jets willing to pay Kirk Cousins 'whatever it takes'

    Jets willing to pay Kirk Cousins 'whatever it takes'

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    The Jets now have $70 million of cap space to offer a long-term contract to Cousins that could match the likes of what Matthew Stafford, Andrew Luck and money man Jimmy G have been paid recently. Cousins is expected to hit the open market next month after the Washington Redskins traded for Alex Smith . It makes sense why the Jets, whose 2017 quarterback depth chart included Josh McCown , Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg, would want to go all-out for Cousins, but would he have a ...
  • Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

    Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

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    His victory comes exactly 20 years after Dale Earnhardt Sr. captured his one and only Daytona 500 , in the very same vehicle. Junior said during an emotional retirement press conference past year he plans to race two Xfinity Series races in 2018 with the team he owns.