• Baseball Hall of Fame: Joe Morgan takes a stand

    Baseball Hall of Fame: Joe Morgan takes a stand

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    Times shouldn't change for the worse. "But it still occurs to me that anyone who took body-altering chemicals in a deliberate effort to cheat the game we love, not to mention they cheated current and former players, and fans too, doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame".
  • Former Eagles Dawkins, Owens Named Hall of Fame Semifinalists

    Former Eagles Dawkins, Owens Named Hall of Fame Semifinalists

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    The list will be dwindled to 15 finalists in January. He was a four-time Pro Bowl selection during his time with the Colts. Finalists must receive 80 percent of the vote to be enshrined. He compiled an 83-53 regular-season record as head coach of the Raiders from 1979-87 and was 8-3 in the postseason. In 13 seasons, all with the Redskins, Jacoby played in 170 games including 21 postseason contests.
  • MLB, union reach posting agreement to clear way for Shohei Ohtani

    MLB, union reach posting agreement to clear way for Shohei Ohtani

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    The players' association must approve any agreement and last Thursday set a Monday deadline. News regarding the global star's status should be available at some point Tuesday. In that agreement, a Japanese team would receive 25 percent of a signing bonus if one of its players agrees to a minor league pact with an MLB club. Ohtani becomes one of the most interesting free agents in some time, due to the fact that he starred on both sides of the field with the Nippon Ham Fighters.
  • Kane hails

    Kane hails "massive" victory as Spurs win Group H

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    Son Heung-min scored the victor at the Westfalenstadion, and his eighth goal in 10 games against the German outfit, as Spurs came from behind to seal a 2-1 victory. We are happy with him because it's important. I think today he showed what we expect from him. He can play behind striker or like a number eight because he has the quality and talent and capacity to cope with different positions, he has that.
  • Lyon wants to open up Root 'crack'

    Lyon wants to open up Root 'crack'

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    But then they ran into Mitchell Johnson at his best and were unable to cope with either him or the period of introspection it precipitated. The "Gabbatoir' has proved impregnable to visiting teams for almost 30 years, with its willing pitch, stifling weather and hostile crowds adding up to one of the world's tougher introductions to a Test series".
  • Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. relieved of duties

    Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. relieved of duties

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    The second-year Raider will now be playing under a new defensive coordinator, although head coach Jack Del Rio already has a lot to do with leading the defense. However, the separation didn't last long as Irvin and Norton were reunited in Oakland in 2016. He might just do that - he certainly couldn't be any worse at calling plays than Norton, who I'm not entirely sure called even called plays (unless you consider dropping everyone into quarters coverage and hoping Khalil Mack breaks ...
  • Big 12 issues public reprimands for Baker Mayfield, Kansas players

    Big 12 issues public reprimands for Baker Mayfield, Kansas players

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    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby condemned the actions of the Kansas captains, saying "this breach of protocol is not in keeping with the standards of the Big 12 Conference". "We all decided that", Booker said, adding the group failed to think the whole concept through. "You just don't. We're busy working". Beaty was stern in his criticism of his captains' actions Tuesday - something that differed from what he said immediately after the game.
  • Antonio Conte calls Tony Pulis a

    Antonio Conte calls Tony Pulis a "really good manager"

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    While that might not look like happening at the moment due to the form of Manchester City , Conte is well aware that his side were lingering behind last season until they went on a brilliant run and managed to rack up a huge amount of points, and now after they managed to build on the win against Manchester United before the global break, he thinks they are in a good position to do it again.
  • PSG join Barca, Man United in Griezmann race — Latest

    PSG join Barca, Man United in Griezmann race — Latest

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    Our friends at Football Whispers have scoured the European newspapers and websites to bring you the latest transfer gossip and news from the continent. "I haven't spoken to the president Enrique Cerezo about wanting to leave", he said . Griezmann's form has dramatically dipped this season, with Diego Simeone opting to sacrifice him, even when Atletico are in need of a late goal.
  • Major League Baseball hits Braves with severe sanctions for violating signing rules

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    Atlanta will also lose a third-round draft pick in 2018. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports was first to report on the full breadth of the sanctions. While that was all happening, the team all but knew that they would be further punished by the league for their infractions, which include packaging worldwide signing bonuses to sign prospects at more money than is on the books, most likely involving a loss of prospects if not more than that .
  • Kezia Dugdale avoids suspension over I'm A Celebrity appearance

    Kezia Dugdale avoids suspension over I'm A Celebrity appearance

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    Kezia Dugdale taking an "unauthorized leave of absence" while she films " I'm a Celebrity ..." Dugdale will face an interview with party bosses when she returns from the jungle. The Rape Clause. Universal Credit. The SNP backbencher joked Ms Dugdale had "j umped on a plane bound for Brisbane, deciding the snakes Down Under were preferable to the Holyrood variety".