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The Hawks get two future second-round picks as incentive for taking Jefferson and Felder off the Cavs' hands, as well as $3 million to pay their salaries. The Cavaliers also sent the Hawks $3 million but will save $12.8 million in luxury tax payments by making the deal, ESPN reported. Felder appeared in 42 games for Cleveland in 2016-17, averaging 4.0 points and 1.4 assists in 9.2 minutes.
  • Tom Brady returns to Patriots practice

    Tom Brady returns to Patriots practice

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    The Patriots have a Week 6 appointment with the New York Jets on Sunday. Sunday will be a big game for the Pats and the Jets , as both teams are tied atop the AFC East, along with the Bills. Brady has been sacked 16 times so far this season and has been under constant pressure, having to hold the football a bit longer without the underneath security blanket of Julian Edelman.
  • Barcelona ace Lionel Messi could quit Argentina THIS WEEK

    Barcelona ace Lionel Messi could quit Argentina THIS WEEK

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    A bad omen is that Argentina began their qualifying campaign with a shock 2-0 home loss to Ecuador two years ago when they were coached by Argentine Gustavo Quinteros. Argentina can simplify the equation for their nervous fans, however, if they manage to take all three points in Quito when the action kicks off at 6:30pm local time (2330 GMT).
  • 76ers, Joel Embiid agree to 5-year, $148M contract extension, report says

    76ers, Joel Embiid agree to 5-year, $148M contract extension, report says

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    If Embiid is mostly healthy and plays 65 or more games a season for the next five years, this is a great deal (and the Sixers will become a very risky team). "I don't know what to say about that", Sixers point guard Ben Simmons of Embiid's contract. The Sixers and Embiid had until October 16 to agree to an extension; otherwise, Embiid would have become a restricted free agent following the season.
  • Happy Indigenous People's Day!

    Happy Indigenous People's Day!

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    He said: 'The conversation is Columbus . The city council voted 14-1 on August 30 to commemorate "indigenous, aboriginal and native people" over Columbus , a hero to many Italian-Americans. "Our city owes our very founding to the indigenous peoples in Denver", he said. "The motion, let me be clear, is not about erasing history", said Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis, who announced the motion earlier this month, according to the Los Angeles Times .
  • Major League Baseball playoffs: David Price helps Red Sox avoid elimination

    Major League Baseball playoffs: David Price helps Red Sox avoid elimination

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    Boston, still trailing 2-1 in the series , will try to pull level when they host game four on Monday. Xander Bogaerts hadn't had a hit through the first three games of the American League Division Series . a three-run home run. Red Sox bench coach Gary DiSarcina took the reins in Farrell's absence. It was the first postseason win for Boston since the 2013 World Series Game 6, after previous year being swept by Cleveland.
  • Western Michigan TE's sister celebrates TD on field, ejected

    Western Michigan TE's sister celebrates TD on field, ejected

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    The kicker? Ernsberger's sister got kicked out of the game for coming on to the field. Her presence drew a flag on Western Michigan , and got her ejected from the game. Jon Wassink threw for five touchdowns and Franklin ran for 176 yards and three scores for Western Michigan . Ernsberger caught the touchdown to tie up the game at 38, after Buffalo score on its first frame of overtime.
  • Man Utd's injury concerns mount as Fellaini suffers possible ligament damage

    Man Utd's injury concerns mount as Fellaini suffers possible ligament damage

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    It was initially feared that Fellaini might be facing a long-term injury, but a scan on Sunday suggests a strain that might sideline the midfielder for a shorter spell instead. Marouane Fellaini has scored four goal for Manchester United in current season of Premier League. But the giant Belgian ace will now miss the trip to Liverpool next Saturday.
  • Air pollution high as India hosts Under-17 World Cup

    Air pollution high as India hosts Under-17 World Cup

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    It is the first time the cricket-crazy country of 1.2 billion is playing in a FIFA World Cup game at any level of football . But India have been dealt a blow even before the tournament has begun, with full-back Boris Singh unavailable due to a suspension he picked up in the final 2016 AFC U16 Championship group game against Saudi Arabia.
  • Christian Pulisic is not screwing around

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    Christian Pulisic , who seemed unstoppable for much of the first half, and Jozy Altidore did most of the heavy lifting, with Altidore scoring two first-half goals while Pulisic scored one and assisted on another. Getting three points on Friday would be monumental. However, given the fact that they are only one point above both United States of America and Honduras, losing or drawing both matches could make things look gloomy for Panama , with the former scenario eliminating them.
  • Cubs have fifth-best odds to win World Series

    Cubs have fifth-best odds to win World Series

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    Catcher Gary Sanchez contributed to his impressive sophomore campaign with 33 dingers of his own. Indeed, even as things stand, the last time there were three 100-win teams playing in the divisional round was in 2002, when the Braves, Athletics and Yankees all played (notably, all three of those teams lost their respective divisional series).
  • Five Premier League Players Exceeding Expectations In 2017

    Five Premier League Players Exceeding Expectations In 2017

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    English Premier League club chiefs are gathering in London today for what is being touted in some quarters as one of the most important meetings since the league's creation in 1992. They also have the form of Marouane Fellaini - once booed by United fans - to be thankful for. After the October worldwide break, Manchester United will have to show what they can do against challenging teams.
  • Las Vegas Massacre: ISIS Claims Responsibility, FBI Denies It

    Las Vegas Massacre: ISIS Claims Responsibility, FBI Denies It

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    Paddock was indicted in 1960 on three counts of robbing Phoenix branches of Valley National Bank, the Arizona Republic reported on October 6 that year. President Donald Trump told reporters on Tuesday that Paddock had been "a sick man, a demented man". A judge sentenced him to 20 years in prison. And it felt like it took them too long to get over there...
  • Titans Add Free Agent QB Brandon Weeden

    Titans Add Free Agent QB Brandon Weeden

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    Mularkey said there's a possibility the Titans won't know about Mariota's availability until late in the week, possibly as late as Sunday. Mularkey also said the team will prepare game plans for both Mariota and Matt Cassel , with the decision on a Week 5 starter potentially not being made until hours before Sunday's game in Miami.
  • Ole Miss Rebels at Alabama Crimson Tide College Football Pick, Betting Odds

    Ole Miss Rebels at Alabama Crimson Tide College Football Pick, Betting Odds

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    What happened: Levi Wallace intercepted a short pass from Rebels quarterback Shea Patterson and returned it 35 yards for a touchdown to put Alabama ahead 14-0 after the extra point. Ole Miss had a week off after losing at Cal. "We're going to reduce the package and line up and let them play", McGriff said. "It will be fun, but at the end of the day, it's another game and a tough road environment that we have to be ready to play in".
  • Giants end sour season with a win, lose first pick

    Giants end sour season with a win, lose first pick

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    A Giants loss or a Tigers win Sunday would have secured the No. 1 pick for San Francisco. Pablo Sandoval fittingly ended the Giants' 2017 season on Sunday afternoon, drilling a walk-off solo home run in the ninth inning against Padres reliever Phil Maton .
  • Pandya is the biggest asset from the series, says Kohli

    Pandya is the biggest asset from the series, says Kohli

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    The openers did do a commendable job for India in the series with Mumbai mates Rohit and Ajinkya Rahane racking up three 100 plus partnerships in a row. India's spin numbers were way better than the Australia's . The visitors have made only one change. "We have got guys, who can come up at any given point, take up the challenge, and just go out and do their job", Sharma said.
  • Conte: Man City match not simple for exhausted Chelsea

    Conte: Man City match not simple for exhausted Chelsea

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    His first start of the season went amazingly well and he was Chelsea's best player on the pitch. Their second clash was in April this year at the bridge and once again Conte's Chelsea won that game by two goals to one, which meant that the Italian did the double over the Catalan and put their head-to-head meeting at 2-nil in his favour.
  • Twitter Reacts to Troy Football Program's Victory over LSU

    Twitter Reacts to Troy Football Program's Victory over LSU

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    In fact, both teams had to be called out of the locker room for an extra play - the field goal - after time had apparently ended in the first half. They had 206 yards rushing. He rushed for just 56 yards on 20 carries but contributed 51 on four receptions, in addition to his kickoff return. Florida 38, Vanderbilt 24: Lamical Perine scored three touchdowns, Malik Davis added two and No.
  • Manchester City announce Mendy's injury by cutting in the crucifixion

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    Mendy's apparent long-term absence from the side will have come as a blow to Guardiola as he prepares his side for Saturday's clash withChelsea, but was hit with another major blow ahead of the trip to the champions as it was confirmed that striker Sergio Agüero was involved in a auto crash.