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Michael Appleton, the caretaker manager and Shakespeare's friend... Reacting to Tuesday's development, former Leicester and England player Gary Lineker tweeted: "Was always a miracle, but it's even more remarkable really that Leicester won the league given the ineptitude of those that run the club".
  • Arsenal vs Liverpool controversial Xmas fixture rescheduled

    Arsenal vs Liverpool controversial Xmas fixture rescheduled

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    GMT on December 24 sparked fierce opposition from fans and concerns from both clubs, due partly to a lack of available trains to take Liverpool supporters back north after the match and fears that Arsenal would struggle to find enough stewards willing to work.
  • Everton board give 'full, total support' to Koeman

    Everton board give 'full, total support' to Koeman

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    Everton manager Ronald Koeman has the "total support" of the club's board despite an very bad start to the new campaign on Merseyside, but admits he must start picking up results if he is to remain in the Goodison Park hotseat. "Until now it's full, total support from the board". A win this evening would see them put four points between themselves and Everton and it would solidify their attempt to get out of the group.
  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says players should stand for anthem

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says players should stand for anthem

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    The commissioner said that about half a dozen players are still protesting, and the National Football League will "try to get that to zero."We need to make real differences in our community". The athletes who are kneeling or otherwise not participating in the singing of the national anthem are sending the wrong message. "Then make a request to stop kneeling", Crutchfield says.
  • Alabama basketball ranked in preseason coaches poll

    Alabama basketball ranked in preseason coaches poll

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    The members represent each of the 32 Division I conferences that receive an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Kentucky received 678 points in the polling but did not receive a first-place vote. The first college basketball rankings of the year are out, and for the second season in a row, the Duke Blue Devils are college coaches' preseason choice to cut down the nets at the end of the season.
  • MRI on Draymond Green's knee come back negative

    MRI on Draymond Green's knee come back negative

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    The team called it a "knee strain" and Green was walking around after the game without crutches or a brace. Green is listed as doubtful for the Warriors game against the Pelicans , but day to day is a lot better than being out a few months.
  • Alex Smith: Mike Mitchell late hit 'as flagrant as it gets'

    Alex Smith: Mike Mitchell late hit 'as flagrant as it gets'

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    Previously, Mitchell has reportedly been fined three times during his career with two of these being for illegal hits and that's probably why his fine amount of $48,620 is as high as it is as he's considered a repeat offender. Leading one of the league's most potent offenses, Smith still deserves QB1 recognition going forward. The hit had Smith fuming following the game. He drew criticism for the hit but claimed he was shoved from behind and tripped before reaching Smith.
  • Jaden Schwartz Hat Trick Leads Blues over Blackhawks

    Jaden Schwartz Hat Trick Leads Blues over Blackhawks

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    Louis Blues . Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and an assist, Kyle Brodziak also scored, and Jake Allen made 22 saves. His goal was only the second allowed by the Blackhawks in the first period this year, as they had outscored opponents 11-1 in the opening period in their first six games.
  • Agent indicates Celtics forward Hayward is likely to miss season

    Agent indicates Celtics forward Hayward is likely to miss season

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    The Celtics introduced Hayward as their sixth man during player introductions at the start of the game. "But I'll be supporting you guys from here, and wishing you the best of luck". "We know there will be a lot of tough days ahead on that recovery, but at the same time, I think hopefully he'll improve day-to-day". Players on both teams reacted in horror to Hayward's gruesomely bent leg.
  • Michigan Basketball: Moritz Wagner Named To Preseason All-Big Ten Team

    Michigan Basketball: Moritz Wagner Named To Preseason All-Big Ten Team

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    Adding two games to the Big Ten slate figures to make it even more hard for quality mid-major programs to schedule Big Ten schools in November and December, particularly with the conference still committed to participating in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge and the Gavitt Tipoff Games against the Big East .
  • Cubs show spark in NLCS

    Cubs show spark in NLCS

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    And even though Sunday night's catch was his only NCLS walk-off home-run catch, he gave the historic ball to Turner. Cody Bellinger put the Dodgers on the board in the top of the 3rd with a long ball of his own, but Baez homered again in the 5th to extend the Cubs' lead to 3-1.
  • Joel Embiid records double-double in loss to Wizards

    Joel Embiid records double-double in loss to Wizards

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    In the third, it was all Wizards again as they outscored the visitors 34-23. Of course, the real question moving forward will be whether Brown continues to take the risk of letting Embiid exceed his minutes restrictions , but after seeing how dominant he was at times against the Wizards, that shouldn't even be a question if it's going to help the Sixers win games.
  • Jeremy Lin Expected To Miss Rest Of Season With Knee Injury

    Jeremy Lin Expected To Miss Rest Of Season With Knee Injury

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    Further examination confirmed a significant injury that is expected to keep him out for the entire 2017-18 campaign. Lin suffered the injury while driving to the basket during the fourth quarter of Brooklyn's 140-131 loss to the Indiana Pacers .
  • Leafs forward Patrick Marleau plays in his 1500th career National Hockey League game

    Leafs forward Patrick Marleau plays in his 1500th career National Hockey League game

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    Edmonton shut out the rival Calgary Flames 3-0 in their opening game of the season, with McDavid recording a hat trick. The Leafs are big favorites tonight, even after playing last night. Nylander is off to a hot start this season, registering five points (1G, 4A) with 20 shots on net in six games played. Can they put it all together and beat a quality team? Babcock: I thought Mac had a real solid effort for us when we weren't very good early.
  • Hamas Says Unity Deal at Risk if Abbas Does Not End Sanctions

    Hamas Says Unity Deal at Risk if Abbas Does Not End Sanctions

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    He warned that the Palestine-Israel situation is fragile, the conflicts centering on settlements are acute and the humanitarian situation in Gaza is grave. embassy in Tel Aviv. Greenblatt has been shuttling through the region in search of a formula to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, which last broke down in 2014.
  • Jacinda Ardern becomes youngest and 3rd female New Zealand prime minister

    Jacinda Ardern becomes youngest and 3rd female New Zealand prime minister

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    But some say a two-way coalition with National, which has been in power for almost a decade, would be more straightforward than a three-way coalition with Labour and the Greens. The back of Jacinda Ardern's baseball card makes for good reading , and you can now add "youngest prime minister of New Zealand since 1856" to it. "It would be unprecedented for a Foreign Minister to pre-empt the Prime Minister in terms of giving congratulatory calls".
  • Conte hits back at Mourinho over injury jibe

    Conte hits back at Mourinho over injury jibe

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    The Blues were linked with a fresh attempt to sign the versatile midfielder in the recent transfer window but Nainggolan remained in the Italian capital despite Conte's admiration for the Belgian star. "I tried on one hand to protect my team, to become more solid and to move our central defender into midfield". I didn't like this. "I changed the David Luiz position to strengthen the midfield and I don't think it worked, to be honest".