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At Palace, 1-0. Southampton, 1-0. The visitors went in front shortly before half-time after Eden Hazard sprayed a pass wide to Azpilicueta, whose floated cross allowed Costa to nod in his 13th goal of the campaign. It's fantastic for a 35-year-old guy". "We kept it well, we were good on the ball, but our final pass was very hard, because they block the angles to the wide players".
  • Dexter Fowler Lands in St. Louis for $82.5 million

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    Fowler will miss his former clubhouse, but he'll get over it. Opposing teams at the winter meetings saw Fowler as the best and most-obvious fit for the Cardinals, and that left the Cardinals to meet or exceed his asking price to make it happen.
  • Baylor names Temple's Matt Rhule as new football coach

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    While Rhule lacks deep Texas ties, athletic director Mack Rhoades said the 41-year-old former Penn State linebacker has numerous qualities that he sought in a new coach . Jim Grobe served as acting coach in 2016. With their backs against the wall, the Owls reeled off seven straight wins to close out the regular season.
  • New Oregon coach gives a tip of the helmet to Jim Harbaugh

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    The thing with Coach Taggart - Oregon got him in early enough to do his recruiting. USF and Temple are two of the five FBS openings; the others are Cincinnati, Florida Atlantic and Western Kentucky. The Ducks had tried to switch their defense this season, going to a 4-3 scheme under first-year defensive coordinator Brady Hoke. And we're going to go over the entire country to find the best of the best.
  • Watson's Trip to Heisman Trophy Stage Bumpier Than 2015

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    Watson finished third in the balloting a year ago and will be on hand when the trophy is presented Saturday in NY. SportsInsights, a sports betting analytics website, put together a table of odds from sportsbooks like Bovada, Bookmaker, and 5Dimes, and it shows most have shied away from even listing Heisman props.
  • Chiefs' Johnson leaves game vs Raiders with Achilles injury

    Chiefs' Johnson leaves game vs Raiders with Achilles injury

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    All in all, this is a must watch. That means that the Raiders are losing a key member to their offensive line before a huge divisional battle against the Chiefs on the road. Whoever can do that more effectively will be the victor on Thursday Night and take a hold of the AFC West. With 19 more receiving yards, Cooper will become the ninth player in National Football League history with 1,000 in each of his first two seasons.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Absurd Stats Since Breaking Back Into The Manchester United Team

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Absurd Stats Since Breaking Back Into The Manchester United Team

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    United are gathering pace this season and if we can string a run of wins together we'll be back on track in the top four. Martial has featured more than Mkhitaryan this season but has also been often overlooked by Mourinho, who has many options in his attacking midfield positions in players like Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford, Wayne Rooney and Memphis Depay.
  • FA bans mean Bastian Schweinsteiger set to start against West Ham

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    That match was simultaneously intense and freaky, with neither team wanting to relent, but also neither wanting to give away too much of their plans or overexert themselves ahead of an elimination match a few days later. After an impeccably observed minute's silence for the 75 victims of the Chapecoense plane crash, at the home of a club that is all too familiar with the tragedy of an air disaster, United appeared to make light of Mourinho's absence by storming into an early lead.
  • Are Sanchez's dogs key to Arsenal stay?

    Are Sanchez's dogs key to Arsenal stay?

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    The first quality of a professional guy is to give 100 percent. The last time Stoke won away at Arsenal was in 1981. Wenger appeared to upset opposite number Mark Hughes when he described his side's 0-0 draw at Stoke in January as " an old-fashioned Stoke battle ".
  • Firmino was a bargain buy, says Klopp

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    If they are going to turn their luck around it will probably be against us. They're all needed - it's not just the 11 on the pitch it's the 19 to 21 players, throughout the season - when they get asked to do it and when they come in, they do the job.
  • EPL - Chelsea beat Manchester City, Liverpool face shock defeat

    EPL - Chelsea beat Manchester City, Liverpool face shock defeat

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    Substitute Ryan Fraser and defender Steve Cook scored in the space of three minutes to bring Bournemouth level and in added time Chelsea loanee Ake grabbed a stunning victor after a mistake from Liverpool keeper Loris Karius. A big fight from them. "Even when we are in the lead at 2-0 it's how we try to play football then we were static". "It shows we have still got that spirit from when we were promoted from the Championship", Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe said.
  • Michigan heads to Orange Bowl, Western Michigan to Cotton Bowl

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    Harbaugh was asked how hard it had been to get over Michigan's 30-27 loss to Ohio State in double overtime - a game that ultimately kept the Wolverines out of the College Football Playoff. Even with an impressive resume including three wins against top-10 opponents, the timing of their losses was too soon to ignore. The Wolverines finished two spots out of the national semifinals in the final rankings by the bowl playoff committee and got left out after Clemson and Washington won their ...
  • Infantino backs 48-team World Cup with 16 groups

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    Infantino's preferred plans involve all qualified teams being drawn into one of 16 three-team groups, with the nation which finishes bottom in each going home after playing two matches. "In a 48-team format, the quality would be higher because the 32 teams would have a play off". Whichever country wins the rights to the month-long tourney could be tasked with building or scheduling matches in more stadiums than normal to comply with a potential 48-team competition.
  • Every new game and trailer revealed at The Game Awards 2016

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    The Game Awards 2016 certainly views the FPS/third-person shooter as the best medium for online play, deeming five of six total Best Multiplayer Game nominees from that subgenre of action games. The Walking Dead season 3: Telltale announced new footages from the first two episodes of the series. Trending Gamer: Boogie2988 manage to win over AngryJoeShow , Danny O'Dwyer, JackSepticEye , and Lirik .
  • The big wait: Ohio State's fate rests with playoff committee

    The big wait: Ohio State's fate rests with playoff committee

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    Iowa re-enters the poll for the first time since week three after a home loss to FCS North Dakota State knocked them out. Ohio State won, 30-27, in double overtime. "Two penalties called all day (on Ohio State)", Harbaugh said. The Gamecocks were little more than speed bump on that road that Clemson got past quickly, jumping out to a 21-0 lead in the opening quarter and cruising to a third straight win in the Palmetto State's biggest sporting event.
  • Luck returns to full practice work for Indianapolis

    Luck returns to full practice work for Indianapolis

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    ESPN). "He's exempt until we activate him so it was good to have him back out there". After a bad 2015, Luck has proven to be one of the best quarterbacks in the game this season. It hasn't helped that Indianapolis has had to use six different line combinations because of injuries. "They have to go one more day of contact and then see an independent (neurologist) after that".
  • Toure eager to win back place in UCL squad

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    However, Guardiola's side have had limited training time after an away trip to Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday, and he is expecting a hard test in the weekend's early kickoff. "What happened to English teams in the last decade is your (England's) problem, you have to analyse, not me", he said. Guardiola has chopped and changed his formation often this season, but his 4-1-4-1 seems to be particularly effective.
  • Croatia, Argentina deadlocked after Day 1 of Davis Cup final

    Croatia, Argentina deadlocked after Day 1 of Davis Cup final

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    Croatia's tennis players Ivan Dodig (front) and Marin Cilic celebrate after winning the Davis Cup final doubles match against Argentina at the Arena Hall in Zagreb Saturday . Argentinian supporters cheer during the Davis Cup World Group final singles match between Croatia and Argentina on November 27, 2016 at the Arena hall in Zagreb .
  • Boston Celtics at Houston Rockets

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    The Celtics struggled early, came back on the strength of their bench, surged ahead with one of their best quarters of the season (the third), and kicked away a late lead by committing two huge turnovers in the fourth quarter - while Harden repeatedly drew fouls on Boston's bigs.
  • Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

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    On Tuesday, the Red Sox acquired left-handed pitcher Chris Sale in a blockbuster trade with the White Sox. Sale posted 17 wins and a 3.34 ERA in 2016 with a White Sox team that gained more attention for the unceremonious retirement of Adam LaRoche and Sale reportedly cutting up a number of uniforms he found to be restricting than their play on the field.
  • David Haye: 'I'm biggest threat to Anthony Joshua'

    David Haye: 'I'm biggest threat to Anthony Joshua'

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    He can punch hard - as Deontay Wilder knows all too well from their bout in June 2015 - but beyond that there is little on offer. "I have a vision in my mind as to where (Joshua) makes mistakes and I have a vision as to where I am very, very unsafe".