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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says Swansea City have been a hard team to play against since Paul Clement took over. Clement's recent arrival has triggered an upturn in form that has moved the Welsh side four points clear of the relegation zone.
  • Former Gymnasts File Lawsuit Against USA Gymnastics, Allege Sexual Abuse

    Former Gymnasts File Lawsuit Against USA Gymnastics, Allege Sexual Abuse

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    Howard was a three-time national champion in rhythmic gymnastics, winning the title in 1999, 2000 and 2001. Three former United States gymnasts accused Dr. "Regarding Dr. Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics is appalled that anyone would exploit a young athlete or child in the manner alleged", Parilla along with CEO Steve Penny said in a statement.
  • Betsy DeVos is Now

    Betsy DeVos is Now "The Problem We All Live With"

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    Some of these tweeters' commitment to getting their children away from Mrs. DeVos may not extend beyond 140 characters. When, on the campaign trail, Trump promised a $20 billion federal school voucher program , suggesting he'd get states to kick in enough money to send children living in poverty to private schools, Betsy DeVos became an obvious choice for Secretary of Education.
  • Genie Bouchard goes on a Twitter "date" after Super Bowl bet

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    The world number 44, who had just completed a swimsuit photoshoot for Sports Illustrated magazine, tweeted pictures through the evening, suggesting things were bouncing along well. " she says in a behind-the-scenes video from the tropical photo shoot". But one fan had a wager for her. Genie Bouchard learned what we all did a couple a weeks ago - never, under any circumstances, should you bet against Tom Brady .
  • Supermodel Karlie Kloss Apologizes after Yellowface Allegations from Vogue Shoot

    Supermodel Karlie Kloss Apologizes after Yellowface Allegations from Vogue Shoot

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    Kloss apologized for her participation in the shoot, which spread and drew widespread criticism rapidly online Tuesday after images were shared from the new issue. "I will ensure my future shoots and projects reflect that mission", the post read. During the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show , the 24-year-old wore a Native American-inspired headdress and matching outfit.
  • Lance Armstrong loses bid to stop $100 million lawsuit

    Lance Armstrong loses bid to stop $100 million lawsuit

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    But the judge ruled a jury should make that decision at trial. The federal government is suing Armstrong on behalf of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) whose team Armstrong rode for before he was forced out of cycling amid a doping scandal. - and the team's sporting director, Johan Bruyneel, violated the False Claims Act by taking payments from the Postal Service while "actively concealing the team's violations of the agreements' anti-doping provisions".
  • Royals sign pitcher Travis Wood to two-year deal

    Royals sign pitcher Travis Wood to two-year deal

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    Wood was primarily a starter for the Reds, but he made just nine starts in 131 appearances for the Cubs over the past two seasons. Wood is likely to compete for a spot in the Royals rotation. Since transitioning to the bullpen in 2015, he's 7-2 with a 2.95 ERA (39 ER in 119.0 IP) in 122 appearances. In a corresponding roster move, pitcher Brian Flynn was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a stable lumbar vertebral fracture.
  • Charles Oakley reportedly is no longer banned from Madison Square Garden

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    Michael Jordan and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver are helping fix the relationship between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan . The beef came to ahead recently when Oakley was taken out of Madison Square Garden and arrested during a Knicks home game. "I appreciate the efforts of Mr.
  • UFC 208: Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie

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    For now, Silva is keeping his attention on Derek Brunson , who he faces at UFC 208 on Saturday night in Brooklyn, but from the sound of things, he'll still be around if St-Pierre ever decides to return and still wants to face him. Both fighters will look to become the first women's featherweight champion in the history of the promotion, setting up a potential showdown with the almighty Cris Cyborg later this year.
  • 7-magnitude natural disaster hits the Philippines, several dead

    7-magnitude natural disaster hits the Philippines, several dead

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    Supt. Anthony Maghari, the provincial police chief of Surigao del Norte. "Death toll as of now is six, on the damages (sustained), assessment is still ongoing", he added. 11, 2017 in southern Philippines. Surigao's airport was also shut down after officials noticed cracks on the runway. The "Lipata Port" was not damaged, but a bridge leading to the port terminal was closed due to damage from the quake, she added.
  • CAS orders 4-year suspension for Russian runner over doping violations

    CAS orders 4-year suspension for Russian runner over doping violations

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    CAS found Savinova-Farnosova to have been engaged in doping from July 26, 2010 - the eve of the European Championship - to August 19, 2013, the day after the World Championships in Moscow. The original bronze medalist in the 2012 Olympic final, Ekaterina Poistogova of Russian Federation, is also under investigation for doping. Yelena Arzhakova, who finished sixth, was banned for two years in 2013 for doping.
  • San Francisco 49ers: How Kyle Shanahan Can Address the Quarterback Situation

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    John Lynch said Kaepernick reached out to him and the men spoke. But a lot of it will depend on what new head coach Kyle Shanahan sees as the best fit at the position. "We're going to look hard at free agency, trades, whatever we need to do to get a guy". That's the way we wanted it reflected, and that's the reality of it.
  • Fights to watch to get primed for UFC 208

    Fights to watch to get primed for UFC 208

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    De Randamie is a blast to watch, seems like a lovely human being, and hopefully will be more visible with a title. "You really second guess yourself a lot". "I'm also coming off two losses, so she (de Randamie) might be thinking, 'I've got her when she's down.' But coming off of those losses I'm twice as motivated, twice as excited to get in there".
  • Marlins to be Sold for $1.6 Billion

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    In 2012, the Marlins moved into a gleaming new ballpark, with many artistic flourishes inspired by Loria, who made his fortune as an art dealer. Loria has owned the Marlins since 2002, when he bought the team for $158 million. The magazine didn't identify the buyer, saying only that it was with a real estate developer based in New York City. The Marlins have not finished with a winning record since 2009.
  • Is it the end of Carmelo's NY nightmare?

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    Later that day, Jackson tweeted, "Bleacher's Ding nearly rings the bell, but I learned you don't change the spot on a leopard with Michael Graham in my CBA daze". Three first-round picks for Anthony would make any deal a good one for the Knicks. He has not spoken to Knicks beat reporters since September. Jackson might have meant to dispel that theory with his tweet Thursday, but he didn't provide any clarification about the meaning behind his decision to reference the column critical of ...
  • Wayne Rooney returns to Manchester United training after illness

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    With United trailing four points behind the top four, Mourinho knows it is essential for his sixth placed team to find a significantly sharper cutting edge if they are to qualify for the Champions League. Just nine months after their fairytale title triumph, Leicester are firmly embroiled in a battle to avoid relegation after winning only one of their last nine league games.
  • Aguero says Man City future to be decided at end of season

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    The question is, whether, deep down Aguero could face being second choice to a teenaged Brazilian, however talented. "Of course, if the manger decides to play them both together, they could do that", said Zabaleta. "We needed to win and it was very important to get the three points to be close for the rest of the season and we did the job". Fabianksi was keen to dwell on the positives with Paul Clement's side a point above the Premier League relegation zone.
  • Bulls vs. Kings game preview, injury report, lineups

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    Boston unless one of the two is rescinded. That's when Barnes and Cousins - who aren't exactly known for their calm demeanor - inexplicably approached Boylen and shoved him. Wade was brilliant as fellow star Jimmy Butler sat a second straight game with a heel injury. "I know I'm going to get the ball more and have to make more plays", Wade said.
  • Big 12 basketball rankings: Upsets turn league upside down

    Big 12 basketball rankings: Upsets turn league upside down

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    But after winning so many close games this season, the Bears have now lost two heartbreaking games this week. Syracuse 66, No. 9 Virginia 62: Tyus Battle had a career-high 23 points and Andrew White also had 23 as Syracuse beat a ranked team for the second time in eight days in Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Celtics top Lakers, secure All-Star coaching job for Stevens

    Celtics top Lakers, secure All-Star coaching job for Stevens

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    NOTES: Celtics G Avery Bradley missed his ninth straight game with a sore Achilles and F Kelly Olynyk returned after missing a game with a shoulder injury. It's a different story for the Clippers, who will have to try to rebound on the second night of a back-to-back Monday evening at Air Canada Centre against the Toronto Raptors.
  • 'Border wall' ad runs afoul of Super Bowl TV rules

    'Border wall' ad runs afoul of Super Bowl TV rules

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    These days, the Super Bowl-ad game is a bit different, as advertisements are leaked beforehand, perhaps in an effort for companies to gain some steam before the big day if folks think the commercials are good enough. Ahead of the Super Bowl this Sunday, advertisers have spent a new record of £306 million for 30 second TV ad slots during the game , with more fans watching these ads online .
  • Guardiola drops Bravo for West Ham clash

    Guardiola drops Bravo for West Ham clash

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    West Ham have gone down to Man. City twice already this season. There's a lot of talk about issues between him and Guardiola, but the field is the only measure and all Aguero needs is a couple of good performances and everything will be forgotten.