• Cazorla faced prospect of losing his foot after infection

    Cazorla faced prospect of losing his foot after infection

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    Cazorla lost a total of 8cm of tendon from his Achilles and has required a skin graft, taken from his arm where he has the name of his children tattooed, to suitably cover the wound that had been left in a dire state after consistently going under the surgeon's knife.
  • Kremlin welcomes ice hockey star Ovechkin's 'Putin Team' initiative

    Kremlin welcomes ice hockey star Ovechkin's 'Putin Team' initiative

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    Ovechkin later sought to qualify his remarks, saying that he is not trying to make a political statement by voicing support for Putin ahead of a March 2018 election that is widely expected to hand him another presidential term. "It's hard to overestimate the importance and significance for all global matters of any contact between the presidents of Russian Federation and the United States", said Peskov.
  • Science proves it: People love dogs more than humans

    Science proves it: People love dogs more than humans

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    Researchers say humans are more moved by suffering dogs because they appear more helpless. Those who do not have a soft spot for pups may scoff at the findings that animals could be more valued than humans, but past research has shown the bond between humans and dogs is strong.
  • Paul Scholes: Romelu Lukaku suffering from Paul Pogba absence at United

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    United narrowly beat Tottenham by a single goal to nil last weekend, but perhaps missed a trick against Liverpool a fortnight earlier, especially given that Spurs tore the Merseysiders to shreds a few days later. "He links the team together and I don't think they have a good enough No. 10 at the moment and that doesn't help Lukaku either", he explained. If Pogba does not make his comeback this week, he will nearly certainly be ready after the worldwide break in mid-November.
  • Mourinho Has A Big Distraction Ahead Of Chelsea Clash

    Mourinho Has A Big Distraction Ahead Of Chelsea Clash

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    The Spaniard will be hoping to help the Blues replicate their 4-0 Premier League victory over the Red Devils from last season, but needs to raise his game after facing criticism alongside his team-mates on the back of a humbling 3-0 Champions League defeat to Roma in midweek.
  • Nadal digs deep to reach Paris Masters quaterfinals

    Nadal digs deep to reach Paris Masters quaterfinals

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    Nadal had his right knee taped during a Shanghai Masters final defeat to Roger Federer - which also saw him pull out of Basel - and he was forced to have strapping applied once more at the end of the second set. "Everything is very wonderful after all my (wrist) problems, all my injuries". Struggles on the Cuevas serve and a failure to take chances when they arrived made this a far more hard match for Nadal than it needed to be, but it is the Spaniard who goes on to face qualifier Filip ...
  • UofL's Creque a semifinalist for Lou Groza Award

    UofL's Creque a semifinalist for Lou Groza Award

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    This season, Nordin has made 14-of-17 field goals with a long of 55 yards. Joe Rheem (2004) and Anthony Cantele (2012) were also semifinalists for the award. Semifinalists will be voted on by a panel of more than 100 FBS head coaches, SIDs, media members, former Groza finalists, and current National Football League kickers to select the three finalists.
  • Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers recap and highlights

    Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers recap and highlights

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    Nance underwent X-rays that revealed a fractured second metacarpal in his left hand. With less than three seconds left, he stepped-back for a 3-pointer and knocked it down to give the Blazers a three-point lead with only 0.7 seconds left. Rookie Lonzo Ball had his worst offensive game of the season, going scoreless with just four assists and three rebounds. Kuzma finished with 22 points on 10-17 shooting from the field on the night, which was the 22-year-old's best offensive outing as a ...
  • Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) Touching Most Active List Today

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    It is negative, as 52 investors sold Discovery Communications Inc . shares while 186 reduced holdings. This is based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in DISCA . The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by SAUNDERS ANNE on 04/25/2017, and was a acquisition of 3,324 shares with a final price of $0.
  • Luca Zidane operated : The son of Zizou handsome even in the hospital !

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    Here, AFP Sports looks at what has gone wrong for Madrid just a few months on from winning four trophies ( Champions League , La Liga , UEFA Super Cup and Spanish Super Cup) in four months. Their luck, however, did not last long because in the second half, Girona scored twice in just four minutes. That lack of late rallies is undoubtedly related to fatigue after a relentless last 12 months.
  • 49ers place WR Pierre Garcon on IR with neck injury

    49ers place WR Pierre Garcon on IR with neck injury

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    San Francisco 49ers' Pierre Garcon celebrates a 4th quarter reception during Los Angeles Rams' 41-39 win in National Football League game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Prior to the beginning of the season, I wrote that the " 49ers needs to sign a backup for wide receiver Pierre Garçon ", because the Niners lacked a viable backup for their top receiver.
  • Rodgers back at Lambeau to rehab, help Hundley

    Rodgers back at Lambeau to rehab, help Hundley

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    A Packers bye week last week came at the right time. The medical report is still lengthy, but more injured players are doing a little more work in practice. The third-year former fifth-round pick from UCLA completed just 12-of-25 passes for 87 yards with no touchdowns and an interception in his first start, a 26-17 loss to the Saints on October 22.
  • Holder and Dowrich to the rescue

    Holder and Dowrich to the rescue

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    Raza made an unbeaten 58 and Moor batted out 152 deliveries for his 39 not out to ensure that the two-match series, which the West Indies lead 1-0, will go into a final day. The West Indies were bowled out for 448, which gave them a 122-run lead, when Kemar Roach was given out lbw off the bowling of Chisoro for a duck.
  • Detroit Pistons interested in Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe

    Detroit Pistons interested in Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe

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    The Pistons are 5-3 this year, 3rd in the Eastern Conference. But, Eric Bledsoe claimed he was tweeting about being at a hair salon and not about his situation with the Phoenix Sun's . The Pistons were the latest team to express interest in Bledsoe . But adding a first-round pick to the mix changes the dynamic a bit here. This follows a report from earlier on Thursday indicating that Detroit was interested in Bledsoe with Jackson being the player dangled as trade bait ( more ...