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The Ultimate Fighting Championship's push into mainland China has been dealt a body blow overnight with the news that headliner and all-around mixed martial arts legend Anderson Silva has failed another drugs test. Under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, there is a full and fair legal process that is afforded to all athletes before any sanctions are imposed. It would be a sad and ignominious way to end a spectacular career if Silva were to be found guilty of this violation.
  • Corry Evans and his wife apologise following social media post

    Corry Evans and his wife apologise following social media post

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    It was a bad decision by the referee, who then booked Evans - the brother of West Brom and former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans - ruling him out of the return leg on Sunday. Lisa later deleted her tweet but not before her comments had been widely circulated and shocked the footbll world. On behalf of my wife, I would like to apologise unreservedly for the content and language contained in the Tweet that she issued last night.
  • Tyvon Branch Knee Injury Reportedly a Torn ACL

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    Arizona was also snakebitten by injuries on offense. Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians confirmed on Friday that defensive back Tyvon Branch will undergo surgery to fix a torn ACL while offensive tackle D.J. Branch and Humphries both suffered right knee injuries, while Momah broke his leg and may need reconstructive ankle surgery. In addition to Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman being lost for the year to a torn Achilles, the Cardinals are dealing in bulk.
  • Florida Dairy Loses Publix As Client Following Animal Abuse Scandal

    Florida Dairy Loses Publix As Client Following Animal Abuse Scandal

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    We are suspending raw milk deliveries from that farm. "This gives us an idea of milk quality and when cows are not treated appropriately, there's probably other things going on in the farms as well and they are not managed as well as they could be so that's going to influence their health", said Ferris.
  • Astros' World Series trophy takes a tumble at MFAH event

    Astros' World Series trophy takes a tumble at MFAH event

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    Founded in 1962, the Astros never found success prior to this past season. The hustle, grit and elegance that typifies his MVP caliber skillset is emblematic of a team that quickly ascended the league ranking despite having only the 18th highest payroll in major league baseball.
  • Notre Dame vs Miami:

    Notre Dame vs Miami: "This week is kind of like -- it's old-fashioned"

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    Notre Dame won 49-14. Past Irish-'Cane contests have been a hot topic this week, with the two teams now slated to meet on a semi-regular basis as part of Notre Dame's football scheduling agreement with the Atlantic Coast Conference. He booted a school-record five field goals and along with a touchdown pass from Rick Mirer to Rodney Culver, helped the Irish to a 29-20 victory to end that era of the series.
  • Eid 2018: Salman's 'Race 3' to clash with Aishwarya's 'Fanney Khan'

    Eid 2018: Salman's 'Race 3' to clash with Aishwarya's 'Fanney Khan'

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    MUMBAI-Superstar Salman Khan's " Race 3 " and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's upcoming film " Fanney Khan " may clash at the box office on Eid-ul-Fitr next June. However, in a tweet on Friday morning, Salman confirmed that his Jai Ho co-star Daisy Shah has also come on board the film. It has been reported that Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem and Bobby Deol shot for an action sequence while Salman and Jacqueline, co-stars of 2014 film Kick, will start filming in sometime.
  • Sloane Stephens: 'Nothing has changed for me after US Open title'

    Sloane Stephens: 'Nothing has changed for me after US Open title'

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    The U.S.is in its first Fed Cup final since losing to Italy in 2010. "Even though I will not be in Minsk for the final, my heart is always with my country and my team and I will cheer for them from afar". "You feel like, "come on, I have to win". She admitted it would be something of a step into the unknown for her. "It would be a great honor to be named as another female (champion) captain alongside Billie Jean", said Rinaldi, who is in her first year as captain.
  • U.S. goalkeeper Solo accuses ex-Fifa president Blatter of sexual harassment

    U.S. goalkeeper Solo accuses ex-Fifa president Blatter of sexual harassment

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    Solo, now 36, was onstage to present the Federation Internationale de Football Association women's world player of the year award to fellow Team USA star Abby Wambach . That needs to change. I've seen it among players in the locker room. Blatter, 81, was Federation Internationale de Football Association president from 1998 until 2015, when he was banned in relation to a payment of two million Swiss francs (€1.7m) to former UEFA chief Michel Platini.
  • Senegal qualifies to World Cup

    Senegal qualifies to World Cup

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    Senegal became the third African side to qualify for next year's World Cup finals after defeating South Africa 2-0 away from home in a replayed match on Friday. Stung by falling behind so early, Bafana sought an equaliser and came close midway through the opening half in Polokwane. The midfield will be made up of Dean Furman, Themba Zwane, Sibusiso Vilakazi and Kamohelo Mokotjo while the strike force sees Lebogang Manyama and Percy Tau searching for goals.
  • Jimmer Fredette, Stephon Marbury get into it during Chinese basketball game

    Jimmer Fredette, Stephon Marbury get into it during Chinese basketball game

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    And on Friday, former National Basketball Association players Jimmer Fredette and Stephon Marbury got into a heated scuffle during a game in Shanghai after Marbury appeared to make contact with Fredette's face. Fredette then appeared to shove the 40-year-old, two-time NBA All-Star. Both are natives of New York state and played for the New York Knicks during their careers.
  • Hamilton leads Mercedes to 1-2 in opening Brazilian GP practice

    Hamilton leads Mercedes to 1-2 in opening Brazilian GP practice

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    Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas were first and second in both sessions, the new champion just 0.048 seconds ahead of the Finn in the afternoon. Hamilton has stamped his authority on the weekend so far, fastest in both sessions and also marginally quickest on the race-simulation runs later in the afternoon when the team practice for the race.
  • 3 killed as apartment building collapses in Russian Federation

    3 killed as apartment building collapses in Russian Federation

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    Officials said more people are believed to remain under the debris. A total of eight apartments were completely destroyed and 220 rescuers were on the scene looking for survivors. Gas explosions are not uncommon in Russia, The Independent noted, where the combination of Soviet housing stock and poor maintenance often had devastating effects.
  • Patrice Evra: Former Manchester United defender banned for kicking fan

    Patrice Evra: Former Manchester United defender banned for kicking fan

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    Patrice Evra's contract with Marseille has been terminated with immediate effect following the French defender's seven-month ban from Uefa competitions. They also again criticised the attitude of the supporters whose provocation led to the player's reaction. "This incident also highlighted the unacceptable attitude of a small number of people who uttered insults and verbal threats of a rare violence towards the player and his family, and then invaded the ground in contempt".