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NZ Sevens claim Cape Town crown

Joe Webber finished off the runaway piece to give the All Blacks Sevens the 19-12 semi-final win. Reflecting on the team's performance, England Sevens head coach Amor praised his side's effort and attitude. Fiji received a penalty try in the fifth minute after a high tackle from speedster Seabelo Senatla which led to a yellow card. It ruined what had been a vibrant atmosphere at the superb Cape Town stadium‚ which saw thousands of fans stream to the exit after the home team's chances of ...

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See the Battle Angel Alita trailer with your own normal-sized eyes

The likes of Michelle Rodriguez , Jackie Earle Haley , Casper Van Dien and Jeff Fahey round out the cast. Alita: Battle Angel opens in theaters July 20, 2018 . Yeah, it looks weird , but credit to Robert Rodriguez for taking something as commonly explored as A.I.in film and presenting it with a vision that's entirely his.

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Shakhtar Donetsk vs Manchester City, Champions League: Predicted Lineups

Silva, who scored the pivotal victor against West Ham United on Sunday, was left out of the City squad that travelled to Kharkiv for their final Champions League group game against Shakhtar Donetsk . Phil Foden showed good composure although this was a tough test for the 17-year-old in an unfamiliar wing back role. "I have complete trust in the team".

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Shohei Ohtani won't sign with the Mets

And no manager is willing to move players around like Joe Maddon , so Ohtani could play some right field against right-handed pitchers with Jason Heyward shifting over to center. The more surprising storyline is that he said no to the Yankees, who were believed to be the favorites in the sweepstakes for the two-way Japanese superstar.

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Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia and Alabama will vie for national championship

Clemson won the game 35-31. The College Football Playoff committee sent the Crimson Tide to a fourth straight semifinal even after sitting out the SEC title game. The debate heading into Sunday's announcement regards whether Ohio State or Alabama should make the playoff. Alabama was chosen despite not winning even its division title.

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Jimbo Fisher departs FSU for Texas A&M job

Fisher said Thursday that he intends to coach the Seminoles (5-6) in their final regular-season game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe. FSU President John Thrasher announced Fisher's resignation Friday afternoon. "We just want him to win a national championship". Student Alexis Taylor said, "I hope that we can get better coaches". But Francois clearly would have preferred his head coach to have said something.

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Dave Doeren turns down Tennessee offer, will remain at NC State

He then took the job at N.C. State in 2013. Tennessee athletic director John Currie met with Doeren on Wednesday afternoon in Raleigh to discuss the Volunteers' opening. To recount: In a 48-hour period, Tennessee's search bounced from Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy to Purdue's Brohm and on to Doeren - all after an apparent agreement with Ohio State assistant Greg Schiano fell through because of fans' complaints.

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Tiger Woods Faces Long Odds

Woods only started to take full swings two months ago, but according to Rickie Fowler , Woods is out-distancing him in practice rounds. After his Memorial Day arrest, the 14-time major champion said in a statement that alcohol was not involved but that he had an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medication.

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Bucs fall to Falcons in huge NFC South matchup

He opened up his playbook in new and exciting ways, including a 51-yard touchdown bomb to Julio Jones from Mohamed Sanu out of the wildcat "12-gauge" formation in the first half. Nickelback Brian Poole also was lost for the game because of a lower back injury. But in a division in which the other three teams averaged 28 points a game last season, the Bucs' inability to consistently score has been, and will continue to be, an issue.

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Tennessee is 'close' to deal with Schiano, according to sources

Schiano spent the past two seasons at Ohio State's defensive coordinator. His best year as a head coach came in 2006 when Rutgers went 11-2. VolQuest.com is reporting that multiple sources have confirmed that Tennessee is "close" to a deal that would make Greg Schiano the Volunteers' next head football coach.

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You're the president, why don't you act like it?

If there's anything the former reality star loves more than golfing at Mar-a-Lago, it's firing off ill-thought out tweets . Late night comedian Seth Meyers blasted President Trump on Monday, calling him a "thug" and a "wannabe dictator", after the president said on Twitter he should have left a UCLA basketball player in a Chinese jail.

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Former NFL WR Glenn dies in auto accident

The 43-year-old was reportedly traveling with his fiancee, who was in the hospital as of Monday being treated in the ICU. Glenn played for the Patriots, Packers and Cowboys during his 12-year career and retired in 2007 with 593 catches and 44 touchdowns.

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Game recap: New Orleans Saints 34, Washington Redskins 31 in OT

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) celebrating a touchdown with teammates. Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson was carted off the field in the third quarter of Sunday afternoon's game against the New Orleans Saints .

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David Luiz Back in Chelsea Team After Antonio Conte Froze Him Out

He is, above all, an enormous character, bubbling with raw enthusiasm for the game and a kind of primal spirit on the pitch, alongside a developed sense of defensive discipline that has lacked in recent years. Andy Massey is the club's Head of Medical Services and he is responsible for the task team who offer Klopp's team physio, sports science and medicinal support.

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Arsenal players are behind Wenger says Iwobi

In any case, Arsenal were so comprehensively outplayed by Liverpool on that particular afternoon that Thierry Henry in his prime could have played in that match without it having any influence on the scoreline. "I left him out of the squad, hoping he would be available in January". The 32-year-old then contracted gangrene after the operation and revealed to Spanish newspaper Marca he could have had his foot amputated.

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#RWC2023 SA will most certainly bid next time, says Ramaphosa

The tournament promised the largest ever attendance for a final with a record 87,436 spectators at the FNB Stadium as part of an availability of 2.9 million match tickets for the event - also a record. World Rugby had hit back at the criticisms of their process, labelling it inaccurate. David Sterling, Head of Northern Ireland Civil Service: "I too would like to congratulate France and wish them well for a successful tournament in 2023".

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Italy Misses World Cup for First Time Since 1958

Losing the first leg 1-0 in Stockholm last week, many would've backed Italy to overcome Sweden in a packed San Siro Stadium in Milan on Monday night. "When incidents go badly for you, it's probably your own fault too and if it goes well, you earned your luck". Italy failed to make it out of the Group Stage in 2014.

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Morocco Outclass CIV To Seal World Cup Spot, Tunisia Through

Morocco qualified for the first time since the 1998 World Cup. The Eagles of Carthage headed into their final fixture knowing that they would definitely reach the World Cup if they avoided defeat, but were frustrated by their neighbours. The hosts poured men forward for most of the rest of the match, but Morocco generally looked in control of things at the back and held on comfortably, giving Herve Renard - the coach who ended Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations drought in 2015 - a famous ...

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Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has been accused of sexual assault by the USA Women's football team goalkeeper Hope Solo . Contacted by The Guardian , Hope Solo is back in more detail on the facts of this evening's Ballon d'or 2013, remembering having had to quickly find his spirits to be able to focus on his speech awarding the prize.

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Morocco qualifies for Russian Federation 2018 after defeating Ivory Coast 2-0

The Moroccans needs to at least draw with their Ivorian host on Saturday evening in Abidjan in the final round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers . That result eliminated the Ivorians from the tournament in Russian Federation in 2018, while Tunisia also qualified at the expense of DR Congo.

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Ezekiel Elliott suspended again; Could miss three divisional matchups

If his six-game suspension is upheld, beginning with Sunday's game against the Falcons, then he would be eligible to return the field on December 24 when the Cowboys, now 5-3, face the Seahawks at home. If there are no further interruptions, Elliott will be out until Week 16. A series of injunctions and restraining orders have allowed Elliott, 22, to play to this point, but a three-judge panel decided Thursday another injunction wasn't in the cards for the Cowboys running back.

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Bucks acquire Bledsoe from Suns for Monroe, two picks

Bledsoe would join a Bucks backcourt with 2016 Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon , Matthew Dellavedova and Jason Terry. As the Philadelphia 76ers prepare for Tuesday's game against the Utah Jazz, the hottest topic of discussion surrounding the National Basketball Association at the moment is the recent trade involving the Phoenix Suns that sent Eric Bledsoe to the Milwaukee Bucks .

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Panthers edge arch-rival Falcons, 20-17

He was the game's leading rusher with 86 yards on nine carries. A field goal on their first possession and a 6-yard touchdown pass from Matt Ryan to Mohamed Sanu got the Falcons up by 10 in the first quarter. Stewart fumbled twice in the first quarter, both forced by Falcons safety Keanu Neal and recovered by Atlanta. After the win, Panthers fans were excited and remembered most of the national media, who didn't think Carolina would be happy Sunday afternoon.

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Texans QB Deshaun Watson Out for Year With ACL Tear

There's little doubt that Watson would have been the front-runner for Rookie of the Year. "At least this happened in the middle of the season and he has had the opportunity to show what he can do". He is the only player in National Football League history to have more than 400 passing yards, 50 rushing yards and four touchdown passes in a single game.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation probing Puerto Rico power contract awarded to Montana start-up without bidding

Ricardo Rossello canceled the contract. But on a more controversial topic, Long slammed the $300 million no-bid contract in Puerto Rico warded to Whitefish Energy Holdings, a tiny Montana company. The White House has also denied any impropriety. Whitefish's contract was canceled Sunday amid increasing scrutiny of the contract's extremely generous terms, its restriction against government auditing of its "cost and profit elements" and the lack of approval by the Federal Emergency ...

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Trio in England squad for 1st time for Germany, Brazil games

Abraham is now on loan at Swansea City , from Premier League champions, Chelsea . "It's a pleasant surprise for us to see someone who we have brought in and who has done well rewarded with his first call-up at that level", said Clement.

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Champions League: Wait over, Dele Alli wants to make most of return

I would think Harry Kane would be very keen to play this but I would think it would be one hell of a risk. "We're feeling good and we're thinking about the game. Unfortunately for Spurs, things did not go according to plan, with a late Anthony Martial goal condemning them to defeat. It's not just me saying that, the results speak for themselves.

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Blow for Man United as Jose Mourinho provides Paul Pogba injury update

After initially scoring 11 goals from 10 appearances, Lukaku has failed to net in five matches and the Belgian worldwide has allegedly been booed by a section of the club's supporters. "I don't think it is fair at all". Victory over Benfica could secure United's place in the knockout phase of the Champions League and Mourinho believes his team are growing stronger in Europe.

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Astros' Yuli Gurriel Suspended For Racist Gesture

I would also like to apologizs to the Dodgers organisation, the Astros , Major League Baseball and to all fans across the game, ' he said. Following Manfred's announcement, the Houston Astros released another apology from Gurriel, who they insist is "extremely remorseful" over the incident.

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Aaron Rodgers: Anthony Barr gave me the finger, "suck it" sign

Instead, Conan spends the segment focused on the 13 screws in Rodgers' shoulder, bringing in an anatomical likeness to recreate the injury , and clowning on Green Bay offensive lineman David Bakhtiari . "Sometimes you exaggerate. And then sometimes, you tell the truth ". Despite the league's non-punishment, Rodgers and Packers coach Mike McCarthy have chided Barr after the fact.

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Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant still seems pretty unhappy

It's not quite so amusing anymore. It came after the 25-year-old had caught just one pass for three yards during the Steelers' 29-14 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals . He's a great player, great athlete. "We've invested a lot in Martavis since we drafted him". So far, the Steelers are not interested in dealing Bryant.

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Rookie goalkeeper's howler gifts Manchester United win at Benfica

Jose Mourinho will want all his midfielders back from injury as soon as possible as his players now seem deflated. But if I want to moan and cry like the others, I can cry for the next five minutes. "Bailly I don't think so". " Phil Jones to be on the bench - he was feeling that in case of real need he would help us, so if he was in that stage today, on Saturday he will be in conditions to play", Mourinho said.

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MRI results for Warriors' Draymond Green (knee) come back negative

The team said Green is traveling with the team on the road trip. It wasn't long before he was diagnosed with a strained left knee. An MRI exam of Warriors forward Draymond Green's left knee on Friday (AEDT) showed no structural damage, according to reports.

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NFL Betting Odds Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints

Prior to Sunday's matchup with the New Orleans Saints , a real argument could be made that the Detroit Lions could be undefeated and considered the top team in the NFL . New Orleans once again retaliated with the clock winding down, this time with a 2-yard scoring run by Ingram for a 31-10 count with 1:48 until intermission.

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Replay Official Robs Jets' Austin-Seferian Jenkins Of Touchdown

The Jets offense got the ball back and had a chance to tie the game late in the fourth, but Josh McCown was not able to lead the Jets down the field and into the end zone, securing the win for New England. The refs ruled that the bobble was enough to be considered a fumble as Seferian-Jenkins made contact with the pylon, but that looked to be a stretch, at best.

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Arsene Wenger delivers injury update on Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny

Mustafi suffered a muscle tear in his thigh while playing for Germany during the recent global break and Wenger said he will be out for at least four weeks. I think about sorting out the problem, but overall I will decide completely tomorrow the line-up because Koscielny will have a test. Wenger's men have started to build a run of form and while we expect the Hornets to have a certain amount of success, Arsenal should have enough to come through in relatively comfortable fashion.

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Wenger angers Arsenal fans after confirming Sanchez & Ozil could leave

The Germany global is expected to be available against Watford on Saturday, however, although it's unlikely that Wenger will put him straight back into the starting line-up. Wenger then praised Jack Wishere who is knocking on the first-team door after spending last season on loan at Bournemouth. Wenger might have given them an opening after admitting there is possibility that the two could be could.

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UEFA Nations League is announced

It will also provide Ireland with a second chance to qualify for Euro 2020, if needed, with the four highest-ranked non-qualifying League B teams entering play-offs for one finals place in March 2020. The winners of each group will be promoted to league above and the losers will be relegated. Each league will have its own play-off competition with single-leg semi-final and final to decide who gets the final four places.

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Brady returns to practice, assures fans he'll play Sunday

I'm not anxious about it", Brady said. Coach Bill Belichick had no update on quarterback Tom Brady's status early Wednesday morning. Brady says he'll be on the field Sunday to play the New York Jets in a fight for first place in the AFC East.

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Egypt qualifies for Russian Federation 2018 World Cup after defeating Congo

The victory gives Egypt an unassailable four-point lead over Uganda in Group E, with one round of fixtures left, while Ghana's dreams are also ended. Arnold Bouka Moutou looked to have secured a point for Congo when he leveled matters in the 87th minute.