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The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it rejected an urgent appeal by Boca filed Friday for an interim ruling to disqualify River Plate . Dario Benedetto had opened the scoring in normal time just before halftime for Boca , and Lucas Pratto equalized for River in the 67th.
  • Australia vs India - 1st Test Match Preview & Prediction

    Australia vs India - 1st Test Match Preview & Prediction

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    Marsh has been dropped owing to poor form previously and he will be released to play Shield cricket once the match gets underway. "We know he is good enough to be a genuine all rounder at Test level". Should an extra option be needed, Paine can call on the part-time off-spin of Travis Head. Given the hot weather, Paine admitted he will bat first if he wins the toss.
  • The XFL picks St. Louis as one of eight franchises

    The XFL picks St. Louis as one of eight franchises

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    The eight XFL teams will be based in New York, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Seattle, Tampa Bay, and Washington, D.C. Games will take place at the following venues: MetLife Stadium in New Jersey; Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas; TDECU Stadium in Houston; StubHub Center in Carson, California; The Dome at America's Center in St.
  • Ballon DOr host apologises as twerk request causes storm

    Ballon DOr host apologises as twerk request causes storm

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    But after being awarded the trophy and completing her acceptance speech, Hegerberg was invited to dance to Frank Sinatra's 'Fly Me To The Moon' with DJ Martin Solveig , when he asked an unnecessary question. "He (Solveig) came to me afterwards and was really sad that it went that way". "Of course I didn't want to offend anyone". The prolific striker has abstained from playing for Norway's national team since 2017 because of the country's treatment of its women's national team.
  • After Tumultuous Season, Urban Meyer To Leave Ohio State

    After Tumultuous Season, Urban Meyer To Leave Ohio State

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    The university didn't say why he was retiring, but Meyer has said he suffers from debilitating headaches caused by an arachnoid cyst in his brain. Ohio State averaged 43.5 points per game in 2018 and is second in total offense, led by Heisman Trophy finalist quarterback Dwayne Haskins . I like coach Day, so that is good that they are not going outside to hire a new coach.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo set to boycott this year's Ballon d'Or ceremony

    Cristiano Ronaldo set to boycott this year's Ballon d'Or ceremony

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    The highly respected Spanish newspaper claims the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder will end the 10-year duopoly of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo . While Ronaldo won another Champions League with Real Madrid in a typically prolific year, and Messi continues to mesmerise for Barcelona, both are now in their 30s and neither really stamped their authority on the World Cup in Russian Federation.
  • Jose Mourinho blames Paul Pogba for Manchester United draw against Southampton

    Jose Mourinho blames Paul Pogba for Manchester United draw against Southampton

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    Mourinho was forced to start the pair of Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay at the centre-back alongside Phil Jones after being hit by a string of defensive injuries. A number of United fans have been quick to call for United to follow Southampton's lead, and axe Mourinho. The former Sunderland shot-stopper was brilliant for his country England at the World Cup in Russian Federation earlier this year, and won many admirers owing to his performance.
  • Manchester City wasn't sparked by my 'ridiculous' half-time speech - Pep Guardiola

    Manchester City wasn't sparked by my 'ridiculous' half-time speech - Pep Guardiola

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    Bournemouth had strong claims for a penalty turned down after Fernandinho appeared to push Tyrone Mings in the area, but Gundogan doubled City's lead in the 79th minute, coolly finishing from David Silva's low cross. The goal was the Belgian striker's first for his club since the middle of September, a drought lasting 981 minutes. He is the Premier League's joint-leading English scorer, his eight goals matching Harry Kane's tally after the weekend games, and is joined by two others on top of ...
  • Spurs fan arrested after banana skin thrown onto Arsenal pitch

    Spurs fan arrested after banana skin thrown onto Arsenal pitch

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    The Wales worldwide has spent over ten years at Arsenal , playing nearly 350 games for the club, and helping the Gunners win three FA Cup titles. "I think for our confidence it's a very good match", he said. Asked when Ozil suffered this problem, Emery said that he "did not know". "Why? Because Lacazette has very big experience scoring against every opposition team".
  • National Basketball Association star's new shoe deal leaves Twitter baffled

    National Basketball Association star's new shoe deal leaves Twitter baffled

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    New Balance has signed National Basketball Association star Kawhi Leonard to an endorsement deal, according to multiple reports , potentially signaling that the Brighton-based apparel maker will venture into a new sport. "Me and New Balance haven't announced anything". New Balance isn't exactly known for stylish kicks, but the company is looking to re-establish itself in the basketball market.
  • The Injury Has Hit Shaw Pretty Hard: Ashwin

    The Injury Has Hit Shaw Pretty Hard: Ashwin

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    The nation has lost the last three away series, and hasn't won any of its past nine Tests in Australia. "Australian cricket, I think, needs to stop worrying about being liked and start worrying about being respected", he told commercial radio.
  • Cameroon stripped of 2019 Cup of Nations hosting rights

    Cameroon stripped of 2019 Cup of Nations hosting rights

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    Aside delays as per reports of inspection teams within the last 18 months, security in the country is said to be at high risk. CAF sent several inspection teams to Cameroon to check on the progress of the construction of five stadiums proposed for the tournament.
  • LeBron James Ignoring Lakers Coach Luke Walton's Playcalls

    LeBron James Ignoring Lakers Coach Luke Walton's Playcalls

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    The Lakers are already thin at point guard, with veteran Rajon Rondo healing up from surgery on his right hand. When he tripped backward over Malik Beasley with just under two minutes left in the second quarter, Ball gave the Lakers a pretty clear glimpse of what life might look like if the injury ends up costing him more time.
  • Chiefs Kareem Hunt Attacks and Kicks Woman in Hotel Hallway

    Chiefs Kareem Hunt Attacks and Kicks Woman in Hotel Hallway

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    Remember, Johnson - who was a great running back for the Chiefs back in the day - had several issues with violence toward women during his National Football League career. A different witness told police that she called Hunt the N-word after being asked to leave his room. The NFL has not responded to TMZ's request for comment.
  • Chelsea coach to persist with Kante in unfamiliar role

    Chelsea coach to persist with Kante in unfamiliar role

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    Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has confirmed that he will be unable to call upon his superstar Eden Hazard, when he names his side to face PAOK Salonika in the Europa League on Thursday evening. But Sarri explained there is a time and place for Kante to attack. Hudson-Odoi, in his first competitive start under Maurizio Sarri, looked particularly lively on the left flank.
  • Van Bommel: We will go for the win against Barcelona

    Van Bommel: We will go for the win against Barcelona

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    Messi's goal broke the scoring drought by both sides, giving Barcelona a 1-0 lead by working through a tight space and multiple PSV players before lacing home the opener. Picking the ball up in midfield, Messi drove forward and found Dembele, before running beyond the Frenchman, who slipped the ball back to him. A delighted Lionel Messi admitted his free-kick to set up Gerard Pique during Barcelona's win over PSV was an accident.
  • Coric, Cilic put Croatia on brink of Davis Cup title

    Coric, Cilic put Croatia on brink of Davis Cup title

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    Cilic lived up to his status of team leader this weekend, winning his two matches without dropping a set. The ITF said it expected the new format would help generate more money for tennis development around the world, but Mahut claimed tennis stakeholders should have come up with better solutions.
  • Making sense of UNC hiring Mack Brown

    Making sense of UNC hiring Mack Brown

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    UNC recently let head coach Larry Fedora go after the loss to the in-state rival NC State Woflpack in disappointing fashion in overtime in Week 13. Brown will be introduced as the Tar Heels' head football coach at a noon press conference.
  • Mourinho tells players: 'Stay home' if you can't handle Old Trafford pressure

    Mourinho tells players: 'Stay home' if you can't handle Old Trafford pressure

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    Marcos Rojo - yet to play a minute this term - is also absent for the United manager, who has made his frustration clear at the club's failure to reinforce the defence over the summer. "If you feel pressure when people come to support you stay at [your] home and watch on TV". Louis van Gaal replaced Moyes, before the Dutchman was himself succeeded by Jose Mourinho , who has spent around £400million on the squad and led United to their worst start to a league season since 1990-91 ...
  • Big Ten championship has huge implications for Ohio State

    Big Ten championship has huge implications for Ohio State

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    MI got as close as 7-6 and 21-19 but a blow out third quarter led the Buckeyes to a win and an 11-1 season. And now, despite all the dysfunction at Ohio State this season - both on and off the field - the Buckeyes will face No. "This is a game that's got years and miles behind". But the Wildcats swept every other Big Ten West team and clinched a berth in the title game with two games left.
  • Manchester United's Victor Lindelof misses training ahead of Young Boys clash

    Manchester United's Victor Lindelof misses training ahead of Young Boys clash

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    Ferdinand spent 12 years at United - mostly under Sir Alex Ferguson - and thinks Mourinho has himself to blame for his players' poor show of passion. Mourinho slammed United after their lacklustre goalless draw with Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace last weekend, accusing his players of lacking "heart" after they were booed off the field by their own fans at Old Trafford following a result that left them seventh in the table - well adrift of the qualifying positions for next ...
  • Wallabies not in disarray, insists Michael Cheika

    Wallabies not in disarray, insists Michael Cheika

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    But Cheika was only told at the start of this week, having fielded both men against Italy in Padua last Saturday. What's more, it was confirmed the pair were sanctioned after the breach of team protocol was raised by captain Michael Hooper and the leadership group including David Pocock , Allan Alaalatoa , Samu Kerevi and Nick Phipps .