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Liverpool were having trouble scoring in open play, but were given an easier route to goal when referee Kevin Friend awarded a penalty for Billing's clumsy manhandling of Can. Firmino obliged for Klopp in injury time at the end of the first half, sending the travelling fans into song as he tucked his effort away. "To be very honest, the fact that there's constant speculation over the position and that whenever Liverpool do concede a goal there's a desire to highlight the ...
  • Kevin Love breaks left hand during Pistons game

    Kevin Love breaks left hand during Pistons game

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    Images of Love's left hand emerged, courtesy of the TNT broadcast. Love dealt with a broken right hand as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2009. Expect an update on Love's status once the team provides more information. The 29-year-old power forward was named to his fifth career All-Star game this year after averaging 18.2 points and 9.6 rebounds per game on the season.
  • Andre Drummond to replace injured John Wall in NBA All-Star Game

    Andre Drummond to replace injured John Wall in NBA All-Star Game

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    Simmons apparently found the snub amusing. He was selected by National Basketball Association head coaches as an All-Star reserve and drafted to Team LeBron by captain LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers. It will be his second all-star appearance, having previously represented the Pistons in 2016. The last (and only) rookie to do that was Lakers legend Magic Johnson.
  • Mkhitaryan set for Arsenal bow as Wenger waits on Ozil

    Mkhitaryan set for Arsenal bow as Wenger waits on Ozil

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    Wenger's interchanging between three and four defenders is likely to see the in-form Nacho Monreal continue in defence. Jack Wilshere sat out of the first-team training session on Friday although he could still be involved but, Danny Welbeck's hip injury will see him miss out while Santi Cazorla remains a long-term absentee.
  • Messi hints at future MLS move to Beckham's Miami franchise

    Messi hints at future MLS move to Beckham's Miami franchise

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    In other news, the USA national team put Andrew to sleep on Sunday night, Zlatan-to-Galaxy rumors are back and stronger than ever, Sporting KC signed a winger (but not the striker they need), a World Cup finalist is close to signing with Toronto, the Rapids signed another center back and the mailbag is full of Loons fans who can't believe Christian Ramirez didn't even make the USA squad against Bosnia.
  • Pochettino dismisses reports Chelsea want Llorente

    Pochettino dismisses reports Chelsea want Llorente

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    In the last hour TMW have claim Chelsea have been unsuccessful in their attempts to sign Llorente before tomorrow's deadline. The Blues are expected to make a final push for Giroud on Tuesday [30 January] and Conte would be happy to welcome the Frenchman to Stamford Bridge as he would be eligible to play in the Champions League.
  • Arsenal midfielder Marcus McGuane joins Barcelona B

    Arsenal midfielder Marcus McGuane joins Barcelona B

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    Barcelona B compete in Spain's second-tier Segunda division, which is the equivalent of the English Championship. The 18-year-old midfielder joined the Gunners academy at under-six level and has since progressed through the youth ranks to establish himself as key player for the Under-23 side.
  • Beckham backs Sanchez for Man Utd success after 'amazing' transfer

    Beckham backs Sanchez for Man Utd success after 'amazing' transfer

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    If - I'm saying if, if, if - that is true and Zlatan wants a future in another club, in another country, we are here to help and create conditions for that to happen, not to make his life hard. Beckham also expressed his support for current boss Jose Mourinho , who recently signed a contract extension committing himself to United until 2020 .
  • Think two steps ahead in ODIs, unlike in Tests - Rohit

    Think two steps ahead in ODIs, unlike in Tests - Rohit

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    I give the same effort in all the formats that I play, but sometimes it comes off and sometimes it doesn't. South Africa would surely miss his services while playing against India for India is a fine ODI side and this was one encounter everyone was looking forward to.
  • Governor Tom Wolf to attend Super Bowl on own dime

    Governor Tom Wolf to attend Super Bowl on own dime

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    The Patriots have won five of the seven title games they've been in under Bill Belichick despite, shockingly, failing to score in the first quarter in every single one. Brady laughed about that. " You're 13-3. You can't be an underdog when you're the No. 1 seed in the NFC". " You've got to just play the game and get ready for it and play at a high level".
  • Klopp hits out at Liverpool forwards, explains 'problem'

    Klopp hits out at Liverpool forwards, explains 'problem'

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    Winless in the league since mid-December, the Terriers face a big challenge against Liverpool who are in a fierce battle for fourth place. Another is addressing shortcomings. In his absence, it showed the Daniel Sturridge dilemma: can one who often strips Liverpool of fluency when he starts be accommodated as a bit-part player, super-sub and penalty-box poacher? "Medical department told me no chance for West Brom, no chance for Huddersfield and a chance for Tottenham".
  • Pique extends Barcelona contract until 2022

    Pique extends Barcelona contract until 2022

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    His new contract has a buyout clause of €500m and it will see him beyond his 35th birthday at the club. "The deal was an easy one". I am playing football simply because I am here. In the future, I hope we remain competitive until I retire. "It's an wonderful stage, I've experienced incredible things and I have repeatedly said it is an honour to wear the national team shirt", added Pique, who has had a fractious relationship with Spanish fans over his support for Catalan independence.