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Center Tristan Thompson , who started 78 games for the Cavs last season, will now come off the bench, according to multiple reports. Then, over the summer, Shumpert's name was mentioned in several trade rumors, which only served to add to his confusion.
  • Lynx capture 4th WNBA championship in 7 years

    Lynx capture 4th WNBA championship in 7 years

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    The cumulative score in those games is 908-908. Last year, the Sparks beat the Lynx in Minnesota on a last-second put-back from Nneka Ogwumike to capture the franchise's third championship. "If I didn't do anything else, I wanted to make it my business to go out there and rebound", Fowles said. The Sparks got a dozen in the first half from Parker, even though she missed a trio of 3-point shots.
  • Sergio Aguero Out Till December, says Team Doctor

    Sergio Aguero Out Till December, says Team Doctor

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    The in-form striker suffered the injury when the taxi he was travelling in veered off the road and collided with a post during a break in Amsterdam ahead of his worldwide commitments with Argentina. He can't move in his house, or get into or out of the auto'. The news is a serious blow for City after Aguero opened the season with seven goals in eight games for the Premier League leaders, moving to within one goal of the club's all-time scoring record.
  • Justin Gatlin left off athlete of the year shortlist

    Justin Gatlin left off athlete of the year shortlist

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    South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk is one of Farah's rivals for the title after he retained his world 400m title in London. The women's shortlist of 10 is headed by Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene and Caster Semenya , who won gold and bronze in the 800m and 1500m in London.
  • UFC 216 Embedded, Episode 1: Testing Out The Fast Lane

    UFC 216 Embedded, Episode 1: Testing Out The Fast Lane

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    Meanwhile, McGregor has claimed he outboxed Floyd Mayweather for the first five rounds of their "Money Fight" . 'He's a small dude, too, (having fought at) 145. "Regardless of winning or losing this, myself or if it's Kevin Lee , that bitch [McGregor] needs to defend or vacate and he needs to unify that belt".
  • Nemanja Matic promises Manchester United: I'm close to my very best form

    Nemanja Matic promises Manchester United: I'm close to my very best form

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    Matic said: "I didn't have pre-season, I trained alone and I can feel it in some parts of the game". "He's very important for us, he's a great player, but I am sure that he will be ready soon. The Serbian worldwide has started every single Premier League game so far this season, leading to the Spanish midfielder having fewer opportunities.
  • Verlander to start for Astros in Game 1 of ALDS

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    This is absolutely a World Series caliber team . It's maybe not the most decorated horse in this particular race, but it starts at the same gate as the seven others that reach the LDS round. He has been ridiculous since assuming a key middle relief role, going 8.2 innings and allowing no runs, three hits, two walks, and striking out 13. Holt's play at second base may be needed, depending on the availability of Dustin Pedroia and Eduardo Nunez , both hobbling with bum knees.
  • New York Yankees Top Twins 8-4 In AL Wild-Card Game

    New York Yankees Top Twins 8-4 In AL Wild-Card Game

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    Corey Kluber leads the risky Indians' pitching staff into the ALDS, along with Carlos Carrasco and Trevor Bauer . Back in the playoffs with another homegrown group, the Twins got a result all too familiar to Minnesota fans - a celebratory Yankee Stadium sing-along with Frank Sinatra's New York , New York.
  • Empty stadium a protest not security related: Barcelona boss

    Empty stadium a protest not security related: Barcelona boss

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    It was in this period that Barcelona forged its motto "Mes que un club" ('More than a club'). However, violent clashes led to Barca's league match against Las Palmas on Sunday to be played behind closed doors after violent clashes followed the vote.
  • Andrea Lee Says Jessica Eye Turned Down Fight At UFC 216

    Andrea Lee Says Jessica Eye Turned Down Fight At UFC 216

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    Thousands of miles and an ocean away from the main event of Saturday's UFC 216 card in Las Vegas, Conor McGregor casts an incredibly large shadow over the 155-pound division. That might make some good business sense, ' Lee reasoned. Malignaggi added: "If I was really to predict it, I'd say the same amount of rounds as Floyd".
  • Jupp Heynckes to manage Bundesliga giants for THIRD time

    Jupp Heynckes to manage Bundesliga giants for THIRD time

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    Jupp Heynckes will take on the job this season, according to a report by the Bild newspaper. Sagnol had been given the role until a long-term replacement could be found for Ancelotti. Bayern have won the Bundesliga in each of the past five seasons, but a stuttering start to this campaign has seen them slip five points behind Dortmund after seven matches.
  • Diego Simeone reveals how Atletico Madrid sealed Diego Costa return

    Diego Simeone reveals how Atletico Madrid sealed Diego Costa return

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    Discussing his time at Stamford Bridge, Costa said last week: "My cycle at Chelsea began three years ago - three remarkable years in all aspects - and I will never forget it". And the Atletico boss has admitted the transfer would not have been possible had the Spain global not kicked up a fuss this summer. Past year we were close.
  • OJ Simpson released from prison after serving 9 years for armed robbery

    OJ Simpson released from prison after serving 9 years for armed robbery

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    Simpson's case". Simpson has indicated he'll return to Florida, where he still has a residence, and has said he hopes to get back on the golf course. I been in nowhere US for the last nine years doing nothing. In video obtained by ABC News, Simpson can be heard saying to the paparazzi, "I'm in the vehicle for that last five hours so how would I know how it feels to be out".
  • Major League Baseball announces start time for Indians-Yankees ALDS Game 3

    Major League Baseball announces start time for Indians-Yankees ALDS Game 3

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    The Yankees surprised the entire league and had a phenomenal season and it's not over yet. We do have one day between now and Game 1, but the Yankee bullpen got 26 of the 27 outs recorded in the AL Wild Card game. In the Yankees' final 12 games, they crossed the plate 63 times, averaging more than five runs a game. The Indians are hard to get an advantage over due to their switch hitters - Francisco Lindor , Jose Ramirez and Carlos Santana.
  • NCAA referee files lawsuit against Kentucky Sports Radio

    NCAA referee files lawsuit against Kentucky Sports Radio

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    The suit, which Kentucky Sports Radio called frivolous, seeks $75,000 in damages. Over the past month, several of Higgins' colleagues expressed outrage at the response from Kentucky fans. He registered Weatherguard as a Nebraska corporation in 1997. Higgins accused Kentucky Sports Radio of encouraging death threats which alarmed him and his family.
  • Cam Newton mocks female reporter during media session

    Cam Newton mocks female reporter during media session

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    The entire question from Rodrigue was this: "I know you take a lot of pride in seeing your receivers play well". "To say that in response to a legitimate question [from Jourdan] is so backwards and disrespectful to her and to women", Jones continued.