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BBC Sport 3 days

Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alexis Sanchez set for swap deal - BBC Sport

Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees a move to Arsenal, with Alexis Sanchez set to go in the opposite direction.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Premier League stats: Walcott, Watford, Arsenal and Man Utd - BBC Sport

Theo Walcott ends a 14-month wait for a Premier League assist, Arsenal reach a French milestone, plus more.
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ESPN 3 days

Brady suffered cut on hand, source confirms

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady suffered a cut on his right hand during a minor collision in practice Wednesday, leading to concerns about his health, a source confirmed to ESPN.
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The Vikings Are Doom Dressed Up As Hope | FiveThirtyEight

There’s nothing very special about a rotten franchise in professional sports. No-good ownership groups and management structures dot the landscape, but the hope…
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BBC Sport 3 days

European Champions Cup: Scarlets 30-27 Toulon - BBC Sport

Scarlets become the first Welsh team in six years to make quarter-final qualification in Europe's top tournament as they beat Toulon.
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ESPN 3 days

LeBron James' path to 30,000 career regular-season points

LeBron James needs just 25 points to become the seventh member of the NBA's 30,000-point club. The King and the many witnesses to his 15-year journey tell us how he got there.
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Fox Sports 3 days

Leon Bailey scores a lovely back-heel goal for Leverkusen | 2017-18 Bundesliga Highlights | FOX Sports

Leon Bailey scores cheeky back-heel goal for Bayer Leverkusen.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Barcelona deny Antoine Griezmann reports of deal for Atletico Madrid forward - BBC Sport

Barcelona says it "strongly denies" reports "regarding Atletico Madrid player, Antoine Griezmann, and an alleged deal with our club".
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BBC Sport 4 days

Manchester United: Michael Carrick to 'become first-team coach at club' - BBC Sport

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will become a first-team coach at the end of the season, says manager Jose Mourinho.
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ESPN 5 days

Morstead 'blown away' by Vikes' fans donations

New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead promised to return to Minnesota to deliver donations from Vikings fans.
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ESPN 3 days

KU freshman Preston signs with European team

Kansas freshman Billy Preston, who has not played a regular season game for the Jayhawks this season, has signed with BC Igokea, a European club located in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Everton 1-1 West Bromwich Albion - BBC Sport

Substitute Oumar Niasse comes on to save a point for Everton in a match overshadowed by James McCarthy's horrific leg injury.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Winter Olympics 2018: Tonga's Rio Olympic flagbearer will compete in Pyeongchang - BBC Sport

Tonga's flagbearer from the Rio Olympics, whose photo went viral in 2016, will now compete at the Winter Olympics.
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BBC Sport 6 days

Koreas to carry single Olympic flag

North and South Korea have agreed to carry a single flag at the Winter Olympics and field a joint women's ice hockey team.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Manchester City 3-1 Newcastle United - BBC Sport

Sergio Aguero's hat-trick gives Manchester City the win over Newcastle United and restores their 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
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ESPN 5 days

League stands behind pick of Kid Rock at ASG

The NHL said that the decision to hire Kid Rock to perform at the 2018 All-Star Game in Tampa was "purely based" on his entertainment value and history as a hockey fan, although it's aware of the backlash over him performing.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Brighton & Hove Albion 0-4 Chelsea - BBC Sport

Chelsea go level on points with second-placed Manchester United after two goals in the opening six minutes prove too much for a spirited Brighton.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Christian Coleman breaks 60m indoor world record with time of 6.37 - BBC Sport

American Christian Coleman breaks the 60m indoor world record, clocking 6.37 seconds at a meeting in Clemson, South Carolina.
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ESPN 4 days

Sources: Hornets open to trading PG Walker

The Hornets have been encouraging teams to make offers for Kemba Walker and are willing to use the All-Star point guard to incentivize a trade that includes one of Charlotte's less desirable contracts, sources told ESPN.
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BBC Sport 4 days

Robin van Persie: Former Arsenal and Man Utd striker returns to Feyenoord - BBC Sport

Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie signs for boyhood club Feyenoord, 14 years after leaving the Dutch giants.
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ESPN 3 days

Air Force cancels games due to govt. shutdown

The Air Force Academy has canceled all athletic events due to a federal government shutdown that began overnight.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Australian Open: Angelique Kerber beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets - BBC Sport

Former champion Angelique Kerber beats Maria Sharapova to confirm herself as a title contender at the Australian Open.
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ESPN 6 days

Kaep makes good on final $100K of $1M pledge

Colin Kaepernick announced Wednesday his plans for the final $100,000 installment of his $1 million pledge to charity.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Cyrille Regis: Football pays tribute after death of former England international - BBC Sport

The Premier League pays tribute to the memory of Cyrille Regis with a minute's applause at Saturday's games.
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ESPN 4 days

2017 AFC-NFC championship game predictions: Super Bowl finalists will be ...

Will the Jaguars give the Patriots a run for their money? Which backup QB will lead his team to the NFC title? ESPN's reporters make their picks.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Masters 2018: Mark Allen beats John Higgins 6-3 to join Kyren Wilson in final - BBC Sport

Northern Ireland's Mark Allen ensures there will be a first-time winner of the Masters this year as he beats John Higgins 6-3 to reach the final.
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ESPN 4 days

White won't say if McGregor will lose UFC belt

UFC president Dana White revealed Friday that the UFC 223 matchup between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be for the "undisputed" lightweight title, but White declined to say whether he would strip Conor McGregor of his title.
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ESPN 4 days

Roy Halladay autopsy reveals traces of drugs

Roy Halladay had evidence of several drugs in his system when he died in a plane crash off the Gulf of Mexico last November, an autopsy showed. There is yet to be an identified cause for the crash.
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ESPN 7 days

Police: WSU QB Hilinski dies in apparent suicide

Police say Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead of an apparent suicide Tuesday in an apartment in Pullman.
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ESPN 4 days

Olympian Wieber testifies at Nassar hearing

Jordyn Wieber gave her impact at the Larry Nassar sentencing hearing, saying the former Team USA physician has "caused me to feel shame and confusion."
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BBC Sport 4 days

Leon Goretzka: Bayern Munich to sign Schalke midfielder - BBC Sport

Schalke say they did "everything" they could to keep Leon Goretzka but the midfielder will join Bayern Munich in the summer.
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BBC Sport 4 days

Hertha Berlin 1-1 Borussia Dortmund - BBC Sport

Borussia Dortmund's coach says Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang still has a future at the club despite leaving the striker out of his squad for a second straight game.
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ESPN 4 days

What Carson Wentz is doing to help the Eagles during their playoff run

The Eagles' franchise quarterback hasn't been taking time off during rehab, instead he has remained focused and involved in Philadelphia's game plans.
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ESPN 3 days

Steph Curry evolved into a better scorer by being less breathtaking

The greatest shooter of all time is having the most efficient shooting season of his career.
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ESPN 4 days

Brady-authorized Super Bowl ring on auction

A Super Bowl LI championship ring that Tom Brady authorized to have made after last year's title is up for auction through Feb. 17.
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ESPN 3 days

Vikings aim to snap five-game skid in NFC Championship games

To play host in the Super Bowl, the Vikings must first get past the conference title game, where they have a history of heartbreak.
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BBC Sport 4 days

Alexis Sanchez: Gossip column extra on a possible move to Manchester United from to Arsenal - BBC Sport

BBC Sport's David Ornstein and Simon Stone discuss the details of the imminent transfer of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal to Manchester United.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Masters 2018: Kyren Wilson edges Judd Trump 6-5 to reach first final - BBC Sport

England's Kyren Wilson produces one of the great comebacks in Masters history to beat world number three Judd Trump 6-5 and book a place in Sunday's final.
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ESPN 7 days

From UFC champ to fireman: Stipe Miocic's life outside the Octagon

Stipe Miocic is considered the "baddest man on the planet" as the UFC's heavyweight champion. He also helps save lives -- and cleans toilets -- as a member of the Valley View Fire Department.
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BBC Sport 3 days

Netball: England fight back to beat New Zealand in extra time - BBC Sport

England fight back to beat New Zealand in extra time in their opening game of the Netball Quad Series.
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ESPN 4 days

Injured Brady on playing vs. Jags: 'We'll see'

Patriots QB Tom Brady, wearing red gloves on both hands, said he isn't talking about his injured right hand, saying "we'll see" concerning his status vs. the Jags.
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ESPN 3 days

Time to be concerned, very concerned, for Maria Sharapova

This was the big match Maria Sharapova wanted. But she hardly showed any signs of championship form in a lopsided loss to Angelique Kerber.
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BBC Sport 4 days

Birmingham 2022: Shooting dropped from Commonwealth Games - BBC Sport

Commonwealth Games Federation boss David Grevemberg backs Birmingham's decision to drop shooting from the 2022 Games.
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Fox Sports 3 days

Tony Ferguson says Conor McGregor turned down a chance to fight him | FIGHTING WORDS | FOX Sports

Tony Ferguson says that he accepted a fight against McGregor, but McGregor turned it down.
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BBC Sport 5 days

Roller Derby World Cup 2018 to be shown on BBC - and it can be brutal - BBC Sport

Teams from 38 countries will arrive in Manchester in February for the Roller Derby World Cup - a contest that can be brutal.
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ESPN 3 days

Yanks' Frazier, 'Thumbs Down Guy' finally meet

Mets fan Gary Dunaier, aka "Thumbs Down Guy," surprised Todd Frazier as the two met for the first time and chatted at an autograph signing Saturday on Long Island.
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ESPN 4 days

Vikings apply for trademarks after miracle win

The Vikings have applied to trademark the phrases "Minneapolis Miracle" and "Minnesota Miracle" after the Vikings' improbable win over the Saints in last week's divisional-round game.
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ESPN 4 days

Case closed: Keenum has earned the Vikings' starting job in 2018

Even with Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford healthy, they can't walk away from the QB who has them on the cusp of their first Super Bowl in 40 years.
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BBC Sport 4 days

Sir Stirling Moss to retire from public life after illness - BBC Sport

Motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss decides to retire from public life following a long illness.
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ESPN 5 days

Judge chides Nassar for complaints in his letter

In a letter to Michigan judge Rosemarie Aquilina, Larry Nassar expressed doubts he could face a week of comments from women he's admitted to abusing. "I have to say this isn't worth the paper it's written on," Aquilina said about Nassar's letter.
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