• Ersan Ilyasova is available to play for 76ers on Thursday

    Ersan Ilyasova is available to play for 76ers on Thursday

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    He has scored in double figures 23 times this season and has nine 20-point performances. Ilyasova, 30, has played in 46 games this season, posting averages of 10.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per game while shooting 45.9 percent from the floor and 35.9 percent from beyond the arc.
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Write Captain America for Marvel Comics

    Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Write Captain America for Marvel Comics

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    In his Captain America announcement, Coates said writing the character, the embodiment of the optimism expressed in the American dream, would allow him to challenge himself . I have my share of strong opinions about the world. In the meantime, we can wait and speculate to see what Coates is planning to do with Steve Rogers.
  • Pochettino worries VAR could kill emotion in football

    Pochettino worries VAR could kill emotion in football

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    The sheer time it took to reach those decisions, coupled with the complete lack of communication with the greatly reduced 24,627-strong crowd led to widespread frustration and criticism, with loud boos heard ringing around the ground and clearly exasperated players demanding clarity.
  • Giants GM not anxious about OBJ: 'Social media is evil'

    Giants GM not anxious about OBJ: 'Social media is evil'

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    He may be the best running back in this year's class, but does he compare to Ezekiel Elliott, Todd Gurley, or Leonard Fournette? Gettleman a year ago was the general manager of the Panthers and selected a running back, Christian McCaffrey, with the No.
  • Bottas will avoid Rosberg mind games with Hamilton

    Bottas will avoid Rosberg mind games with Hamilton

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    Reigning Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says conditions on the opening day of pre-season testing made it hard to draw any real conclusions from his 2018 Mercedes challenger. Asked if McLaren could make it a four-team fight, Bottas replied: "As a team we don't underestimate any team or driver". Bottas explained the challenges behind testing in conditions barely above freezing, saying that the tyres are inadequate for the scenario.
  • Former Sunderland and Spurs midfielder announces his retirement

    Former Sunderland and Spurs midfielder announces his retirement

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    When asked what prompted his decision to retire, he said: "My body was just a bit exhausted, I couldn't get up anymore. I just want to say thanks to my mum, my family and all the clubs that I've played for... Between 2002 and 2012, he played 61 global matches for South Africa national football team, scoring just three goals . He also played for Dutch side Ajax and Borussia Dortmund in Germany.
  • Super Bowl champion Donnie Jones is retiring from the NFL

    Super Bowl champion Donnie Jones is retiring from the NFL

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    And then there's Ajayi, whom Miami sent to Philly for a fourth-round pick midway through last season. The good news is their departure should yield more draft picks, which is exactly what Roseman and the Eagles need. "At the end of the day, we've got to do whatever we can to improve our football team". We were just kind of coming off the high. "It's just the nature of the beast".
  • Karti arrest 'motivated': Counsel Singhvi

    Karti arrest 'motivated': Counsel Singhvi

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    An FIR filed by the CBI on May 15 previous year had alleged irregularities in an FIPB clearance granted to INX Media for receiving overseas funds of Rs 305 crore in 2007 when P Chidambaram was the Union finance minister. The Enforcement Directorate (ED), too, is probing Karti in the case under provisions of Prevention of Money Laudering Act (PMLA). Singhvi said the case against Karti Chidambaram was "most bizarre".
  • 'Funny how baseball works out': Lucas Duda now a Royal

    'Funny how baseball works out': Lucas Duda now a Royal

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    For Royals' fans, said Duda, he was out to prove the doubters wrong. "It was non-symptomatic until recently and he started to feel something", Luhnow said. It's just something that happened". "It's amusing how baseball works out", Duda said Wednesday after agreeing to a one-year contract with the Royals.
  • Chicago Bears: 5 offseason needs

    Chicago Bears: 5 offseason needs

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    The Bears signed Glennon to a three-year, $43.5 million contract last March when he was a prized member of a weak free-agent class. Glennon was scheduled to make $12.5 million and the team is already on the hook for Glennon's fully guaranteed $2.5 million roster bonus which brings the price tag for Glennon's tenure in Chicago, one season, to a whopping $18.5 million.
  • IOC lifts Olympic suspension for Russian Olympic Committee

    IOC lifts Olympic suspension for Russian Olympic Committee

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    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today lifted its suspension of Russian Federation, the organisation has confirmed . "The past three months have been among the most challenging ones in the Russian sport's history". "It should be clarified that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) remains non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code as it has not yet met the necessary criteria of RUSADA's Roadmap to Compliance, following Russia's proven systemic manipulation of the ...
  • UEFA hand Samir Nasri a six-month doping ban

    UEFA hand Samir Nasri a six-month doping ban

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    Nasri has been suspended following a meeting by UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body although he does have the right to appeal. UEFA have confirmed that former Premier League midfielder Samir Nasri has been banned for six months with immediate effect.
  • Swansea clip Owls' wings in FA Cup replay

    Swansea clip Owls' wings in FA Cup replay

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    Carvalhal elected to send on Martin Olsson and Ayew in a double change that paid dividends when Tom Carroll's 55th-minute drive remarkably struck both posts, leaving the Ghana worldwide to snaffle the rebound. "We needed more energy and intensity, so we brought on Martin Olsson and Jordan Ayew and they had a big impact", Carvalhal said. Wednesday had an opportunity to respond soon afterwards from a free-kick 30 yards out that Jordan Rhodes hit straight at Nordfeldt with the instep of his ...
  • Rafael Nadal Pulls Out of Mexican Open Citing Injury Concerns

    Rafael Nadal Pulls Out of Mexican Open Citing Injury Concerns

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    The 31-year-old is still unsure about the extent of the recent injury. "I think he can play at this level for a while longer". The 16-time grand slam victor was unable to complete his match against Marin Cilic in the Australian Open quarter-finals, and has not competed since.