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He's not only tightened things defensively, but they're flowing up front too. The attacking midfielder has been out for a month with a hamstring injury and that will be a boost for manager David Moyes ahead of the Hammers' trip to Liverpool on Saturday.
  • Lindsey Vonn set to compete in last Olympic women's downhill

    Lindsey Vonn set to compete in last Olympic women's downhill

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    But last month, Vonn showed she is far from finished. "Everything feels pretty good, I definitely was trying a few things with line", she told reporters. The downhill is a relatively new event for Shiffrin, who first established herself as a star in what are known as the technical events of slalom and giant slalom.
  • Doug Martin released by Buccaneers

    Doug Martin released by Buccaneers

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    With Charles Sims set to become an unrestricted free agent in March, Barber and veteran Jacquizz Rodgers are the only two tailbacks now under contract with the Buccaneers for 2018. Like all ERFAs, Barber's immediate future is controlled by his team. Because he engaged in conduct detrimental to the team, the Bucs were no longer on the hook for any guaranteed money, facilitating his release.
  • Paul Cook and Pep Guardiola play down tunnel clash

    Paul Cook and Pep Guardiola play down tunnel clash

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    Television footage appeared to show Aguero pushing a supporter away after being approached on the pitch. Latics chairman David Sharpe told BBC Breakfast: "The emotions of football can sometimes get the better of fans and that was evident last night".
  • What's Up With This Olympic Freeskier's Bizarrely Bad Halfpipe Run?

    What's Up With This Olympic Freeskier's Bizarrely Bad Halfpipe Run?

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    Even if some are less than thrilled with her appearance in the Olympics, Swaney hopes that she helped "inspire others in Hungary and the world to become involved" in her sport. "But I worked really hard for several years to achieve this". But later, she switched to representing Hungary, citing her grandparents' heritage. She went through the necessary hoops to join Team Hungary, the connection coming from her Hungarian maternal grandfather, who she said would have turned 100 on Tuesday.
  • Jason Vargas, Mets Reportedly Agree to 2-Year, $15 Million Contract

    Jason Vargas, Mets Reportedly Agree to 2-Year, $15 Million Contract

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    His command was superb during the first half of the season, but when that command failed him in the second half, he was punished accordingly by hitters trained to prey off poorly located off-speed pitches. Vargas was injured about midway through the 2015 season and did not return until over a year later, which explains his limited starts in the 2015 and 2016 seasons.
  • NBA Rising Stars 2018

    NBA Rising Stars 2018

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    He was also mic'd up during the game. Olympic silver-medal winning sprinter Andre De Grasse added 17 and former New Jersey Nets guard Brandon Armstrong 16 points and a team-high 11 rebounds for Team Clippers. "I'm going to throw it out there, I like the whole Grant Hill and Jason Kidd co-rookie of the years", Miller said. "But we didn't bet, so I didn't get some extra money".
  • Auburn loses McLemore to injury, game to SC

    Auburn loses McLemore to injury, game to SC

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    The Tigers (23-4, 11-3 Southeastern Conference) had won seven of their past eight and were heavy favorites to keep that going at SC (14-13, 5-9). Booker led SC with 19 points while Mustapha Heron paced Auburn with 16. The 6-foot-7 McLemore remained on the ground for several minutes before he was carried out on a stretcher. SEC Network posted a screengrab of McElmore waving to the road crowd as he was being taken off the floor.
  • Can the U.S. and Canada Play Again, Please?

    Can the U.S. and Canada Play Again, Please?

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    Canada and the United States were already assured of participating in the semi-final round after winning their first two matches of group A, which brings together four of the best nations in the world. I think we were fortunate to get a couple of goals early. "(She) pulled it through her legs, tried to do something fancy and I just watched it and pushed over and made the save.
  • Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool are capable of winning the Champions League

    Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool are capable of winning the Champions League

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    But Klopp is disinterested in comparisons between the current Liverpool side and their predecessors that achieved the improbable in Istanbul's Ataturk Stadium . The system will never win the game. "He's a very important player and he doesn't always have to be the standout player". "We need to keep going and they need to keep scoring for us, and as a team, we just need to keep keeping clean sheets".
  • Zidane relaxed over future with Real Madrid

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    PSG , meanwhile, are strolling to the Ligue 1 title. But as big as it was, it's impossible to imagine just how different the game would be if Messi had replaced Ronaldo at Real Madrid. He is also a player that is handsome to watch in action. Neymar IN, but does Cristiano Ronaldo make our Real Madrid vs PSG combined XI? The 7-1 win over Depor, the 4-1 win over Valencia and the 5-2 win over Real Sociedad are signs the sleeping giant is awakening as its component parts start to approach ...
  • Canada wins gold in figure skating team event at Pyeongchang Olympics

    Canada wins gold in figure skating team event at Pyeongchang Olympics

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    It's not that he didn't feel it this time around-"let me tell you, it was nerve-wracking", Chan said, of that free skate-but he proved he can thrive under that pressure at the Olympics. "Obviously the skaters in generations before us didn't have the opportunity to win multiple medals at an Olympic Games", Moir said. "It's such an honor and such a privilege to be with them and to share an Olympic podium with them".
  • Six Nations Preview Round 2

    Six Nations Preview Round 2

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    Ireland's 56-19 victory over Italy at the Aviva Stadium sets them up nicely for the visit of Wales in two weeks time. That particular encounter will not be for the faint hearted, but after Jonathan Sexton's dramatic late drop-goal sealed a famous 15-13 in Paris seven days earlier, this was a relative stroll in the park, even if Ireland did concede three tries .