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In the absence of regular captain Radamel Falcao, the usual routine was to hand the armband to experienced defender Kamil Glik, whose snub was seen as part of the boss' favouritism towards young midfielder Tielemans. 'My future is not a problem, ' the former France forward said. Monaco are three points adrift of safety in the Ligue 1 relegation zone. Nothing screams dysfunction like re-hiring a manger you only sacked earlier that season, but that has not deterred the club from making ...
  • Sportsbook refunds Saints bets over uncalled penalty

    Sportsbook refunds Saints bets over uncalled penalty

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    Hollister has been on New England's Non-Football Injury (NFI) list since undergoing season-ending back surgery over the summer, while Skipper was picked up and added to the practice squad after the regular season. you perhaps have heard what happened to the Saints . The Rams defeated the New Orleans Saints , 26-23, in overtime on Sunday in the NFC title game .
  • Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats Eugenie Bouchard in second round

    Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats Eugenie Bouchard in second round

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    So I knew 'alright, Serena. "Bouchard took her share of criticism over the years but she deserves some real credit here", said longtime tennis broadcaster Robert Bettauer. She landed magazine covers and sponsorship deals, and was heralded as the sport's next great star. Japan's Osaka, seeded four, begins her campaign in the night match on Rod Laver Arena against Poland's Magda Linette following Novak Djokovic's first outing.
  • Serena Williams consoles Ukrainian teen after winning match: ‘Don’t cry’

    Serena Williams consoles Ukrainian teen after winning match: ‘Don’t cry’

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    You did really well". The 37-year-old won her 23rd Grand Slam Down Under two years ago while two months pregnant and is the bookies' favourite to claim an eighth Australian title, despite being seeded 16th. As good as Halep is, the head to head history proves that no matter how athletic she is and how impressive she is defensively, Serena can hit through her and take the racket out of her hands.
  • Lakers management still supporting Luke Walton as coach through rest of season

    Lakers management still supporting Luke Walton as coach through rest of season

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    The Thunder opened the night as 10-point favorites against the short-handed Lakers and, if not for the grandeur associated with a TNT broadcast on a Thursday evening, the contest may have felt rather anonymous. They have dropped five of six. The Lakers face the Warriors at the Staples Centre on January 22 but James is unlikely to be risked. The Los Angeles Lakers have been looking to make a trade before the February 7 deadline and have been linked with numerous players since the season ...
  • Ronaldo secures Italian Super Cup glory for Juventus

    Ronaldo secures Italian Super Cup glory for Juventus

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    The win over AC Milan was also Juventus' first success in the competition since 2015 having lost the two previous Suppercoppa finals. Ronaldo - signed by the Italian giants past year from Real Madrid as they target a first Champions League title since 1996 - headed in a 61st-minute victor.
  • Australian Open: Kei Nishikori progresses after Kamil Majchrzak retires

    Australian Open: Kei Nishikori progresses after Kamil Majchrzak retires

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    Nishikori will play the victor of Joao Sousa and Philipp Kohlschreiber for a place in the fourth round. Having watched the ball fly past him 59 times from serving machine Karlovic, Nishikori closed out the match with two big first serves of his own, both down the "T", to set up a clash with unseeded Portuguese Joao Sousa.
  • Robertson signs new long-term Liverpool contract

    Robertson signs new long-term Liverpool contract

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    Reds' boss Jürgen Klopp added: "I think of all the contract renewals I have been involved with, this one was done in nearly record time". I remember when we signed him back in the summer of 2017, I spoke a lot about "his story, his journey" and how much I loved it and thought it pointed to the type of person and player he would be for us.
  • Maurizio Sarri reveals what he fears most about Arsenal!

    Maurizio Sarri reveals what he fears most about Arsenal!

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    He's training consistently with his work over the past two weeks and I think he can be". "The most important thing for me is how he can help us and how every player can help us with their consistency". Giroud believes his former club are still trying to move out of the shadow of former boss Wenger, but is optimistic about their long-term prospects.
  • Sachin, Sehwag, Laxman Laud Dhoni After India’s Win Over Australia

    Sachin, Sehwag, Laxman Laud Dhoni After India’s Win Over Australia

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    And with me being there, I run a lot. "I've not been coming off, but captaincy is separate from personal performance". The tourists appeared in control for much of the chase but when Kohli (104) was dismissed with six overs left and the run-rate climbing, Australia had an opportunity to snatch a win that would have sealed the series.
  • Ahmed's killing 'heinous'; arrest perpetrators asap - Akufo-Addo

    Ahmed's killing 'heinous'; arrest perpetrators asap - Akufo-Addo

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    Husein had previously made a complaint to police after a Ghanaian politician, Kennedy Agyapong, showed his photograph on a private television channel. He also called on Akufo-Addo to get to the bottom of the killing, and urged parliament to "take necessary actions" to improve media and public safety.
  • Dan Evans impresses Roger Federer in Australian Open defeat

    Dan Evans impresses Roger Federer in Australian Open defeat

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    Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic were drawn on opposite halves of the 2019 Australian Open men's singles draw and could meet in the final, with the victor earning a men's record seventh men's Australian Open title. World number three Wozniacki, who made her Grand Slam breakthrough in Melbourne past year, opened her defence with a convincing 6-3, 6-4 win over Belgium's Alison van Uytvanck.
  • Forecasters eye 'powerful winter storm' to impact NY region this weekend

    Forecasters eye 'powerful winter storm' to impact NY region this weekend

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    Forecasters are also calling for a few inches of snow Friday . Thursday will bring a chance of light snow in the afternoon. Areas south of Interstate 80 could see a bit more snowfall but it likely won't be more than an inch, she said. The snow is expected to start after 10 a.m. Saturday , and possibly turn into a mix of freezing rain and sleet in the evening, according to the NWS.
  • Jets hire Gregg Williams as DC

    Jets hire Gregg Williams as DC

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    It is yet to be seen how the 2019 New York Jets will perform, but one thing is for sure: the coaches will be intense. The deal has reportedly been finalized. Sports Washington reported Monday that talks between Williams and the Jets had stalled, opening the door for the Redskins. Williams was the defensive coordinator the Jets were targeting no matter who their HC was; they got their man.
  • Trump signs law ensuring shutdown pay for government workers

    Trump signs law ensuring shutdown pay for government workers

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    Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence said several quotes that were attributed to him on social media were fake following his team's dinner at the White House. Some government employees are being asked to return to work after being initially told to stay home during the shutdown, although they will not be paid on schedule.
  • Barcelona in shock move for former Real Madrid star in January

    Barcelona in shock move for former Real Madrid star in January

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    The Spanish global has scored just five goals in 16 Premier League appearances and his poor form led to Maurizio Sarri using Eden Hazard in a false nine role. "But speaking before the game with Newcastle Maurizio Sarri acknowledged Morata could be on his way out". However, the Spaniard knows the league well and had a few decent years with Real Madrid before his move to Juventus and then to Chelsea .