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Spain Threatened With World Cup Expulsion Over Warning Against Government Interference

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Fifa has warned the RFEF that continued involvement from the centre-right Spanish government in the upcoming election for the football federation's new president could result in them losing their place at next summer's World Cup. "We underline that we all want the national team to participate in the 2018 World Cup, especially after its brilliant qualifying campaign". Even though he is only a stand-in, Larrea has made clear he wants to see out Villar's term, which was due to end in 2020. Read More »

Angels sign Zack Cozart to 3-year deal

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Cozart's offensive numbers shot up markedly last season, but he and the Angels don't see it as a blip. Cozart became the third Reds shortstop to earn a fan election, joining Dave Concepcion and Hall of Famer Barry Larkin . Valbuena had a.947 fielding percentage at third base (but a 1.000 fielding percentage during his 48 games at first) while Cozart was in line with league average at.975 while at short. Read More »

Man City is the best - Pochettino braced for Spurs' toughest test

Plaudits have poured in for the stylish and resilient football City have played this term but, for Guardiola, there is no resting on laurels. While grateful for the platform Spurs gave him to launch his top-flight career, Sheffield-born Walker has no regrets about moving back north and believes he has improved at Manchester City due to Guardiola's tutelage and the quality of the players around him. Read More »

Louisiana Will Name Billy Napier Head Coach

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The departures of Bennett and Napier may have more to do with Graham's firing than with any new coach specifically, but criticism of the move to hire Edwards after almost a decade out of coaching is set to ramp up. He came to Arizona State before this season after spending four years as the wide receivers coach at Alabama. Bennett announced Tuesday he will leave the program for "personal reasons" after Arizona State plays in the Sun Bowl on December 29. Read More »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho making plans for January sales

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Bailly hasn't featured for United since the 1-0 defeat to Chelsea at the start of November as he suffered an ankle problem while away with the Ivory Coast squad during the last worldwide break. "I don't speak about players, especially players that belong to other clubs - there is no sense", he said. The Manchester United manager indicated the club could do some business if the opportunity arises next month, but admits that he is not fan of the January transfer window. Read More »

Vikings promote one tight end, place another on injured reserve

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Listed as out for Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium was cornerback Mackensie Alexander (ribs), who missed the entire week of practice. Carter, an undrafted free agent out of Penn State, spent the 2016 offseason and preseason with the Vikings. Mixon had established himself as Cincinnati's primary running back before the injury with 518 rushing yards, 266 receiving yards and three touchdowns in his rookie campaign. Read More »

OR tackle to honor 1 October victims in Las Vegas Bowl

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The Ducks will get their first chance to show why they believed in him when Cristobal leads them in his OR debut against No. 25 Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday. POWER PLAYERS: The Broncos built their brand with wins over big-time programs, but have lost three straight games against Power 5 opposition, including a 31-12 no-show against Baylor in the Cactus Bowl last season. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers is Not Your Savior

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That daunting task gets a little easier due to the return of quarterback Aaron Rodgers . Rivera said he knew the moment the Packers put the QB on IR eight weeks ago that he'd return in Week 15. Davonte Adams, Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb have combined for 1,773 yards this year and face a Panthers pass defense that will be without Buffalo nickleback Shaq Thompson and has produced just two interceptions among cornerbacks this year. Read More »

Trevor Siemian out for season with shoulder injury

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Joseph couldn't say whether a few extra off days would be enough to get back Siemian back on the field. "We'll have a staff meeting on Monday morning and kind of see who's best for us". That is a bit of a tough break for Osweiler given he had one of his better showings in relief of Siemian Thursday night. Siemian has passed for 2,285 yards and 12 touchdowns this season while being intercepted 14 times. Read More »

Conte: Luiz Has Serious Knee Injury

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The situation is an inflammation in his knee. "The player is working apart (from the team)". This is a serious problem but we hope to solve this problem soon. The Brazil global was instrumental in the 3-1 win over Huddersfield, scoring one goal and laying down two assists. "And the best decision for the team was to play with Andreas Christensen and to have on the bench Ethan Ampadu, another young player". Read More »

What Carlos Santana's Reported Deal With Phillies Means For Red Sox

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He hit.259/.363/.455 with 23 homers past year, and.259/.366/.498 with 34 homers in 2016. Santana began his career as an elite catching prospect but has primarily been a first baseman the past four seasons. One thing's for sure-the Phillies won't be lacking for power in 2018. The Philadelphia Phillies would finish 66-96 last season. Santana has limited experience in the outfield as well and has caught 330 games in his career, but he hasn't been behind the plate since 2014. Read More »

No Mo: Jets bench Muhammad Wilkerson for Saints game

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Coach Todd Bowles announced Friday that Wilkerson will not travel with the team- just two weeks after the 2011 first-round draft pick was benched for most of the first quarter against Kansas City. But in the two seasons since, he has a total of eight sacks - just 3 1/2 this year. Bowles wouldn't say if it was a suspension or what led to the decision. Read More »

Arsenal vs Newcastle United Preview

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Arsenal and Newcastle will both look to give their fanbases a lift on Saturday when the teams meet in the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium. With Newcastle trailing 4-0 to Arsenal at half-time, no one in St James' Park could have predicted what was to come in the 2011 match between the clubs. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather Offered $1 Billion to Fight in UFC

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McGregor on August 26, 2017 generated 4.3 million pay-per-view buys in North America. When Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather competed against each other in August of this year, people were really interested in seeing it. As it turns out, he is a draw wherever he fights - MMA or boxing. So, what would his return to combat sports mean? If I want, I can go, I can come right back to the UFC, I can go fight in the Octagon. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather boasts about UFC offer worth a potential 'billion dollars'

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I can come right back to the UFC. "Money" stopped McGregor in the 10th round of their cross-sport clash in Las Vegas before promptly returning to retirement with an extra $300 million in his pocket. "Remember, I'm Floyd "Money" Mayweather, and you motherf-kers love me, and I love you motherf-kers." . Mayweather also today revealed that he has had offers to comeback to fight already and said that if he wanted he could sign a multi-fight contract to fight in the Ultimate Fighting ... Read More »

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, April 29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.84, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 1.26. Thomas J Herzfeld reported 760 shares. CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS also announced decreased position in Dominion Energy, Inc. Investors may also want to take a longer-term look at company shares. Read More »

Salah named EA Sports Player of the Month

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The 25-year-old has been in superb form for Jurgen Klopp's men and has scored 13 goals and made three assists in the Premier League so far this term. " Each month I want to score many goals and help the team to win games ", Salah said. The winger took to social media to celebrate having been named as the African Footballer of the Year, and Brazil legend Pele was quick to reply to him on Twitter. Read More »

BT customers can get NOW TV after agreement with Sky

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Sky will also make the full NOW TV service (app) available on BT TV's YouView ( IPTV ) based set-top-box hardware and thus BT will be able to sell subscriptions to NOW TV's great passes directly to customers. BT and Sky are coming under investor scrutiny for the skyrocketing cost of sports rights, key to their pay-TV propositions, just as the entry by Amazon and Facebook Inc. Read More »

Milan Teen Goalie in Tears as Fans Criticize Him for Multimillion Wage

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The midweek cup match was used as a chance to unfurl a 100ft banner, which read: "Psychological violence by giving you €6m a season and signing your parasite brother? It's time to leave. "I think that one day he [Donnarumma] will realise what's good and bad", said Mirabelli, who asked fans to "whistle our opponents, not our players". Read More »

Adrian Peterson Reportedly Placed on IR by Cardinals Due to Neck Injury

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Adrian Peterson has been placed on injured reserve because of a neck injury, ending his 2017 season and leaving many wondering if we have seen the last of him in an National Football League game. In his first game with his second new team of 2017, Peterson rushed for 134 yards and 2 touchdowns. However, in the Cardinals' next game, the Seattle Seahawks held him to 29 yards on 21 carries. Read More »

Griezmann: Manchester United fear Barça to win race

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Speaking to l'Equipe, Simeone said: "Of course Griezmann will be able to leave at some point, the same way [Diego] Costa and Arda Turan were allowed to leave". Last month the Spanish publication reported that Barcelona had already reached an agreement in principle with the player ahead of luring him to the Nou Camp in the summer by meeting his €100m (£87.7m, $117.9m) release clause. Read More »

Ajinkya Rahane's father arrested over road accident that kills 1, claim reports

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Rahane's father was driving with his family to their hometown in the coastal Konkan region from Mumbai , a senior police official said today. The police are now interrogating him. The Kolhapur Police has reportedly registered a case under the IPC Act 304A, 337, 338, 279 and 184, reported the Hindu . He has also been served a notice for remaining present at the police station whenever required for further investigations, he added. Read More »

Sam Allardyce provides Ross Barkley injury update

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It could be, however, that an offer from Chelsea - or long-term admirers Tottenham - persuades Everton to cash in and Allardyce , who has been holding one-to-one meetings with his squad this week, has explained others will be responsible for taking the ultimate decision. Read More »