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Louis, he popped a nice run and we tried to get him going a little bit in 2015, it was just a challenge to get it going there". McAdoo has insisted that it was his own call to give Sullivan the extended duties, and the offensive coordinator spoke of McAdoo's support.
  • Pole Dancing Is Getting Closer to Being an Olympic Sport

    Pole Dancing Is Getting Closer to Being an Olympic Sport

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    It follows an 11-year fight by Katie Coates , 41, president of the global pole sports federation ( IPSF ), who is campaigning for it to become part of the Olympic Games by 2024. 'This is an exciting time for them and for us and we will do everything within our remit to help them realise their full potential as worldwide federations within the global sports family and, one day, maybe become part of the Olympic programme'.
  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho targeted by PSG this summer

    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho targeted by PSG this summer

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    United took all three points in Lisbon thanks to a goalkeeping gaffe from 18-year-old Mile Svilar, who carried a looping Marcus Rashford free-kick over his own goal line after taking up a poor starting position. "We put men around him on corners so he can not come out", Mourinho said. Asked about Jones and Bailly after the defeat of Benfica , Mourinho replied: 'Phil Jones [decided] to be on the bench he was feeling that in case of real need he would help us.
  • South Africa Replace India as Number One Ranked Team in ODIs

    South Africa Replace India as Number One Ranked Team in ODIs

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    Chasing 354 to win, Bangladesh made a solid start to their innings before opener Tamim Iqbal, who was returning from a thigh injury , was given out lbw off the bowling of Dwaine Pretorius for 23. The ease with which de Villiers found the boundary was in complete contrast to his teammates, who managed to hit only five fours and a six between them, struggling to time the ball as it rose slowly off the surface, while the outfield was unusually slow after three days of rain.de Villiers ...
  • Kentucky Republicans reach deal on public pension system

    Kentucky Republicans reach deal on public pension system

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    The actual bill, which Bevin is calling "Keeping the Promise", hasn't yet been drafted and Bevin declined to name a specific date for a special session to enact the bill. "This plan is long overdue", Hoover said. For teachers, Hoover noted that retirement-age teachers would receive a three-year window to remain in their defined benefit plan.
  • Packers QB Aaron Rodgers had surgery Thursday to fix collarbone

    Packers QB Aaron Rodgers had surgery Thursday to fix collarbone

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    The 6-foot-3, 232-pound Evans originally was signed as an undrafted rookie by the Philadelphia Eagles out of Virginia Tech on May 12 but was placed on injured reserve four days later and later released. The sullen expression that Rodgers had on his face while being carted back to the locker room at Minnesota proved to be a precursor to the diagnosis that no one on the Green Bay Packers wanted to hear.
  • Conte takes responsibility for Chelsea's dodgy display

    Conte takes responsibility for Chelsea's dodgy display

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    And he continued: "And there is another situation, maybe I'm guilty of it: I never speak about injuries". The United boss was stung by fierce criticism of his tactics in Saturday's 0-0 draw against Liverpool at Anfield and he vented some of his frustrations after this latest win, as he argued those questioning him are misguided.
  • Cubs facing elimination - again - in Game 5

    Cubs facing elimination - again - in Game 5

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    Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected for the second time in the NL Championship Series Wednesday after umpires reversed a foul-tip call in the top of the eighth inning. He was 2-for-8 in the postseason entering the game before busting out. Javier Baez , 2B, Cubs: Javier Baez gave the Cubs some breathing room with his two home runs.
  • Antonio Conte hits back at Jose Mourinho over injury jibe

    Antonio Conte hits back at Jose Mourinho over injury jibe

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    Asked what Mourinho's comments prompted his statement, Conte said: "If this is for me my answer is this, he has to think of his team and look at himself not the others". I have to take responsibility, as it was my decision to change the system to make up for the lack of options. Jose Mourinho and Manchester United have been "really entertaining" when in a position to play to their strengths, says Peter Schmeichel.
  • Conor McGregor's next move will determine if his return lasts

    Conor McGregor's next move will determine if his return lasts

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    But if his close friend and teammate Artem Lobov is correct, next up for McGregor is interim UFC lightweight champ Tony Ferguson. As well as Ferguson, a rubber match with Nate Diaz is also on the cards. One fan said: "If you stay ready you don't have to get ready!" Ferguson, 33, clinched the interim-UFC lightweight title at UFC 216, beating Kevin Lee via submission.
  • Benzema 'very happy' at Real Madrid amid Arsenal rumours

    Benzema 'very happy' at Real Madrid amid Arsenal rumours

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    Arsene Wenger is a known admirer of Real Madrid's No.9, which led sections of the English press to speculate that he would try to sign him. " Karim Benzema is very happy at Real Madrid", agent Karim Djaziri told Sky Sports News . In total, he has accumulated 596 minutes across all competitions (83 in the UEFA Super Cup, 148 in the Spanish Super Cup, 289 in LaLiga, and 76 in the Champions League).
  • Ghana knock debutants Niger out of U-17 World Cup

    Ghana knock debutants Niger out of U-17 World Cup

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    The Starlets beat the Menas of Niger 2-0, with goals from captain Eric Ayiah and Richard Danso to secure a must watch game billed to be top of all quarter final matches. They are expected to face African champions Mali on Saturday in Guwahati, a repeat of the Cup of Nations final in which the Malians emerged victorious.
  • Bilic: Sakho is out for Brighton, but Chicharito will be fine

    Bilic: Sakho is out for Brighton, but Chicharito will be fine

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    The match is being televised in the United Kingdom on Sky Sports Premier League and will kick off at at 20:00. In his weekly press conference, the West Ham manager assured all that Javier Hernandez would play against Chris Hughton's side at the London Stadium following issues with his hamstring.
  • Former Charlton midfielder confident his old boss will keep Crystal Palace up

    Former Charlton midfielder confident his old boss will keep Crystal Palace up

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    Hodgson warned his team to expect a "fanatical atmosphere" at St James' Park. That's never going to change. "Ultimately we are going there for business, to win a football match and that's all I'm focused on". Palace's inspiration against Chelsea came through Wilfried Zaha , who scored the victor and turned in an electric performance up front in his first game since the opening day.
  • Steven Gerrard admits he was 'scared' by this Manchester United signing

    Steven Gerrard admits he was 'scared' by this Manchester United signing

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    Even when you play the best match in your career, he considers that you can play better in the next match. "Mourinho is a brand, the best manager I have worked with". "He has created an excellent group of players with huge potential, and everything is there for us to achieve good results". 'The fact I'm playing for United is the pinnacle of my career and of everything I've achieved in football, ' he insisted.
  • Redskins First Rounder Jonathan Allen Out For Year

    Redskins First Rounder Jonathan Allen Out For Year

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    The day after Allen got hurt, Redskins coach Jay Gruden said the defensive lineman would be out three or four weeks . According to ESPN's John Keim , Allen will miss the rest of the season due to the injury. However, the Redskins intend to use one of their two short-term injured-reserve designations on Allen given the recent development. Players put on short term injured reserve are not eligible to practice for six weeks and can not play for eight weeks.