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CHELSEA will line up against Barcelona without a recognised striker - and have been blasted for it on Twitter. Messi has only three goals in six Champions League appearances this season. It's good to be compared with the greatest ever, Messi or Ronaldo. While Chelsea enter the clash full of optimism, Barca goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen has warned that they are now an even better side following the world-record sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain for 222 million euros (S$361.8m) ...
  • Marek Hamsik destroys corner flag, gets booked and has goal taken away

    Marek Hamsik destroys corner flag, gets booked and has goal taken away

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    Juventus will also play first for the next three rounds of matches, a situation which has drawn complaints from Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri. Hamsik's second-half goal was ruled out for offside and, although replays showed it was the right decision, the incident raised more questions about the use of the video technology being trialled in Serie A, among others, this season.
  • Dillon victorious at Daytona

    Dillon victorious at Daytona

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    Alex Bowman drove the #88 vehicle into the pole position during single-car qualifying and Chase Elliot won the second of the two Can-Am Duels, putting two new Camaro ZL1 race cars in the top four for NASCAR's biggest race. "We just had a run and I stayed on the gas". Austin Dillon won a wild Daytona 500 that featured a wreck with just two laps to go that left just 11 drivers left on the lead lap.
  • Yankees acquire Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury in three-team deal

    Yankees acquire Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury in three-team deal

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    Last season, Souza hit a productive.239/.351/.459 with 30 home runs, 78 RBI, 78 runs scored, and 16 stolen bases in 617 plate appearances. Souza is the latest starter to be traded away by the Rays, who are in rebuilding mode. Drury, 25, hit.267/.317/.467 for the D'Backs past year with 13 homers and 63 RBIs. In High-A previous year, Widener was 7-8 with a 3.39 ERA. Drury hit.267 with 13 homers and 63 RBI in 135 games with Arizona last season.
  • Juventus regain Serie A lead with 1-0 win over Torino

    Juventus regain Serie A lead with 1-0 win over Torino

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    But winger Ferderico Bernardeschi's knee injury is believed to be more serious and he could miss the match in London. Massimiliano Allegri's side - held 2-2 by Tottenham in their Champions League home tie in Turin this week - were without injured Mario Mandzukic, Blaise Matuidi and Juan Cuadrado, with Paulo Dybala and Federico Bernardeschi starting on the bench.
  • Winter Olympics: Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu wins historic men's single figure skating gold

    Winter Olympics: Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu wins historic men's single figure skating gold

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    With a ideal landing, naturally. "I think that really added a lot of pressure to me". "Immediately I was just happy that I did what I did and then kind of upset that with such a bad short program it won't balance out". "I had the time of my life and this whole Olympic Games has been a wild ride". On Saturday, he nailed virtually every element. And it was on full display Friday, when he failed to land a single clean jump in the individual competition and fell to 17th out of the 24 skaters to ...
  • Uber-Eats driver arrested and charged in customer's death

    Uber-Eats driver arrested and charged in customer's death

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    The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. outside a condo building, reports CBS affiliate WGCL . Paramedics transported Thornton to Grady Memorial Hospital where he later died. The company also said Bivines can no longer access the app. "We are shocked and saddened by this news", an Uber spokesperson told Gizmodo in a statement.
  • Bears release LB Jerrell Freeman, decline option on OL Josh Sitton

    Bears release LB Jerrell Freeman, decline option on OL Josh Sitton

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    He played just one game last season after suffering a pectoral injury and missed four games his first season in Chicago serving a PED suspension. He will serve the final two games of that ban at the start of the 2018 season. "Sorry again for the distraction". Freeman spent three seasons with the Indianapolis Colts where he topped 100 total tackles three times before coming to the Bears.
  • Former ValleyCat JD Martinez signs with Red Sox

    Former ValleyCat JD Martinez signs with Red Sox

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    With a lot of talent around the diamond, the Red Sox lacked power in 2017. New manager Alex Cora has said he wants Mookie Betts to hit leadoff and Andrew Benintendi to hit second, leaving the 3-hole wide open for Martinez to provide some lineup protection for the two young outfielders after the Sox finished last in the American League with just 168 homers past year.
  • Manchester United eyeing Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos

    Manchester United eyeing Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos

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    Since then, having won the World Cup with his country and Champions League titles with Madrid, Kroos has established a reputation as one of the finest midfielders in world football. Manchester United are aiming to build for next season, having seen rivals City take an nearly unassailable 16 point lead at the top of the table.
  • Timmy Chandler scores as Eintracht Frankfurt beat Leipzig to go third

    Timmy Chandler scores as Eintracht Frankfurt beat Leipzig to go third

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    Eintracht Frankfurt has come from behind to beat Leipzig 2-1 as its fans vented their fury in the first of five contentious Monday night games in the Bundesliga. He made a decision to push Keita, which led to every player from both sides getting involved. With the Frankfurt fans making the atmosphere as hostile as possible, the second half was a lot scrappier as the yellow card count mounted to eight, with six of those for Frankfurt players.
  • Record-breaking Federer returns to No. 1

    Record-breaking Federer returns to No. 1

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    Federer's third title at the Rotterdam tournament comes a day before he officially returns to the top of the rankings, more than five years after he was last world No. "This is helping both to get better still, although they don't even have to play because they have won so many things". In almost 100 years of professional tennis prior to the rankings starting, there were bound to be world number ones who were older than Roger Federer .
  • Ignore the $500M elephant in the room, Harper says — LOVERRO

    Ignore the $500M elephant in the room, Harper says — LOVERRO

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    He directed business questions to Boras, who has made several lucrative deals with the Nationals - a sign that maybe, just maybe, Harper could stay. "When I walk out of the clubhouse, any game I play, I walk out, season is over, that game is over". One more game. It'll be Game 163, 164, 165, that's it.' We're good enough to finish this out.
  • Eagles to name Groh offensive coordinator

    Eagles to name Groh offensive coordinator

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    Staley will remain as Philly's running backs coach, McManus said in a tweet. The move comes just one day after the team interviewed both Groh and running back coach Duce Staley . Groh will take over an Eagles offense that ranked seventh in total yardage and third in scoring last season. He spent three seasons as the Cavaliers' offensive coordinator, from 2006-08.