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Isaiah Thomas asked the Boston Celtics not to show a tribute video to him during the Cavaliers' trip there February 11 because the date coincides with the retiring of Paul Pierce's jersey. "That's Pierce's night, but the video tribute ain't the whole night", Thomas said shortly after Pierce's original comments. However, he was traded in the offseason in a package that landed Kyrie Irving .
  • Haitian Church Holds Prayer Vigil In Aftermath Of Trump's Alleged Immigration Comments

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    Rep. Mia Love says President Trump's comments calling majority-black nations "sh*thole countries" are racist . President Trump on Sunday night repeated his claim that he is "the least racist person you have ever interviewed". Trump posted a tweet , making a vague denial of something that was being reported but not specifying the language with which he took issue. On NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday, Sen.
  • Sumlin says coaching Arizona is `the right challenge'

    Sumlin says coaching Arizona is `the right challenge'

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    According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN, Sumlin's five-year deal with Arizona is worth $14.5 million. But until then, Sumlin will be making a larger annual salary than any coach in the history of college football, despite taking a pay cut from his previous $5 million salary at A&M.
  • Patriots would be favorites in Super Bowl no matter who they play

    Patriots would be favorites in Super Bowl no matter who they play

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    The Vikings open as a 3 ½-point favorite against the Eagles, while the Patriots open favored by 9 1/2 in their game . When you watch them play over the course of the season, you can see why. We do what works for us. "Everyone's got to feel good physically and mentally and go out there and try to cut it loose one more time in a huge game ".
  • West Ham willing to listen to offers for Andy Carroll

    West Ham willing to listen to offers for Andy Carroll

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    West Ham have won each of their last seven FA Cup home matches against lower league opponents, scoring 20 goals (avg 2.9 goals per game).However, the Hammers have lost each of their last four FA Cup replays against sides from the Championship or lower, failing to score in each of the last three.
  • Leicester Through As Iheanacho Scores First VAR Goal In England

    Leicester Through As Iheanacho Scores First VAR Goal In England

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    The striker was slipped in by Mahrez and finished calmly, and although it was originally given as offside, the goal was eventually given after referee Jon Moss consulted with the VAR. The visitors went ahead through Bruno Ecuele Manga, but their lead lasted just a minute before Hayden White crossed for Danny Rose to fire home. West Ham were taken to extra time by third-tier Shrewsbury after the match was 0-0 after 90 minutes.
  • Pat Shurmur delivers preview of what Giants would be getting

    Pat Shurmur delivers preview of what Giants would be getting

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    It will be time to sound the alarms if Pat Shurmur turns down the Giants to go to the Cardinals , who have a worse quarterback situation and no obvious ties in the front office to lure the Vikings offensive coordinator. Even though Wilks doesn't necessarily fill the requirement of some in the organization of having been a head coach or an experienced coordinator, he ultimately could be their guy given the respect he demands from his players.
  • Trump administration appeals ruling on 'Dreamer' immigrants

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    He gave no more details. Trump also denied , once again, making the offensive remarks attributed to him - despite the insistence of at least one senator that the president used the words repeatedly during a White House meeting on immigration Thursday.
  • India and Pakistan thrash opponents at ICC Under-19 World Cup

    India and Pakistan thrash opponents at ICC Under-19 World Cup

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    The West Indies , two-time world champions, will be the star attraction when 10 sides gather in Zimbabwe from March 4 to 25 for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 to fight for the two remaining places in the World Cup 2019. The four Test nations will, as will the top four in the World Cricket League - Netherlands apart. All 10 teams for World Cup qualifier will be segregated into two groups.
  • Heng on North Korea in the Winter Olympics

    Heng on North Korea in the Winter Olympics

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    North Korea said on Monday it will send 1-hundred-forty members of its Samjiyon Orchestra to South Korea during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics . The two Koreas are set to hold talks with the International Olympics Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday over the number of the North's athletes.