• Dwyane Wade back to Miami as Cavaliers overhaul roster

    Dwyane Wade back to Miami as Cavaliers overhaul roster

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    Cleveland didn't disappoint, first trading Channing Frye , Isaiah Thomas and their own 2018 first-round pick to the Lakers for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance . Hill is the most like the veterans Cleveland shed Thursday, but he does bring playoff experience and a defensive mindset. Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James , left, drives to the basket against Minnesota Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng, from Senegal, in the first half.
  • Legendary Liverpool striker reveals how Roberto Firmino can improve

    Legendary Liverpool striker reveals how Roberto Firmino can improve

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    Firmino's work rate is well known but it is not always fully appreciated just how much this separates him from the centre-forwards operating at the other top clubs in the Premier League. Firmino also averages 76 sprints per 90 minutes for Liverpool in the Premier League this season. "Klopp absolutely loves that in terms of the way that he presses teams from the front", he added.
  • Arsenal boss claims Pochettino wouldn't apologise for cheating

    Arsenal boss claims Pochettino wouldn't apologise for cheating

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    Pochettino has a history of getting his players fired up for these games - and recognises the psychological impact a derby win can have on a season - while Wenger might be facing Tottenham for the very last time . I don't know if he should be available. "I've no problem with that [having to make do without Cech]". "Maybe Danny Welbeck will be back". It should be a similar squad.
  • Cavaliers trade Thomas, Wade, Crowder, Rose ahead of National Basketball Association trade deadline

    Cavaliers trade Thomas, Wade, Crowder, Rose ahead of National Basketball Association trade deadline

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    Maybe when the trade deadline is nearly up, Cleveland will pull the trigger on a trade. A promising season for Cleveland isn't looking good unless they can turn things around for the second half of the season and the play-offs. In the meantime, Pluto says it's allowed tension to build among players and rumors to circulate. Thomas joined the Cavs previous year as part of the move which sent Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics .
  • Hazard: Champions League games hindering Chelsea

    Hazard: Champions League games hindering Chelsea

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    The red card was Chelsea's seventh of the domestic season, meaning only one other team (Grimsby Town) have had more players sent off in 2017-18. That's why football is special. Arsenal have won only three games away from the Emirates this term but still Elneny is clinging to the belief that a miracle could occur. Chelsea are also without two of their key players from last season, Diego Costa having returned to Atletico Madrid and Nemanja Matic being sold to Manchester United, while club ...
  • England: Ben Te'o replaced by Jonathan Joseph for Wales clash

    England: Ben Te'o replaced by Jonathan Joseph for Wales clash

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    That was Stuart Lancaster's England and this weekend they face a team rejuvenated by Eddie Jones with 23 wins from 24 Tests. " England won't concede the yards that Scotland conceded". Jones had already begun the mind games on Thursday afternoon by suggesting that Wales outhalf Rhys Patchell's lack of global experience would count against him, with the Scarlets man having lined out for Warren Gatland's side on just a handful of occasions.
  • FA charge Jay Rodriguez with racist abuse

    FA charge Jay Rodriguez with racist abuse

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    He has until 16 February to respond to the FA charge. Bong immediately complained to referee Martin Atkinson, who included the complaint in his report. But I said, "You can't say that". "And most of all not to a black man, at this period, with everything that is happening in the world". According to a source close to the player, Rodriguez was "deeply upset" by the accusation of racism, which he vehemently denies.
  • White House Tells US Federal Agencies to Prepare for Shutdown

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    The bipartisan compromise would provide the Pentagon and domestic programs with an extra $300 billion over the next two years. Both the US Senate and House of Representatives are expected to vote on this legislation on Thursday in order to prevent a federal government shutdown at midnight when funding runs out.
  • U.S. wins first mixed doubles curling game

    U.S. wins first mixed doubles curling game

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    The stands were full, the fans were vocal and it was evident that mixed doubles curling had arrived and was making an early splash. "We weren't in a great position", said Morris. "We have to tighten up a bit and hopefully get more wins tomorrow". "To be able to slide over the Olympic rings and to feel as though we're part of something historic is really powerful and special", said Lawes.
  • Streelman, Hossler share first-round lead at Pebble Beach

    Streelman, Hossler share first-round lead at Pebble Beach

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    He made one birdie, one bogey and 16 pars at Spyglass. Another former world number one, Australia's Jason Day, is also satisfied with his form ahead of Pebble Beach. Playing alongside Phil Mickelson, who came home in 31 for a 69, McIlroy mixed six birdies with two bogeys to finish three shots behind early clubhouse leaders Kevin Streelman and Beau Hossler , scrambling for par six times out of eight.
  • Ivory Coast Zaha ruled out for a month with a knee injury

    Ivory Coast Zaha ruled out for a month with a knee injury

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    Everton have been handed a significant boost ahead of Saturday's Premier League showdown against Crystal Palace . "We'll take it on a match-by-match, week-by-week basis and get him back on the field as soon as we can", Hodgson said. Deadline-day arrival Alexander Sorloth, the 6ft 4in striker signed from FC Midtjylland, could be pitched in for a debut against Everton at Goodison Park.