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Forte has been a prolific offensive force since he entered the league in 2008. The 32-year-old struggled with an ongoing knee injury and was placed on injured reserve before the team's final game against the New England Patriots. Wilkerson was the Jets' highest-paid player and was in the middle of a five-year deal worth $86 million. Forte was ready for the season opener, but swelling in the knee worsened last November and Forte said he was "basically playing on one leg" since.
  • Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku wants more respect for his scoring talents

    Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku wants more respect for his scoring talents

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    The Blues took a 32nd-minute lead through Willian before Lukaku equalised seven minutes later with his first EPL goal against a top-eight team. "For United, that was a big, big win", he told Sky Sports . I'm 24 and I think I have a lot of years ahead of me before my prime so I'm never satisfied. 'I don't want to speak about why I left Chelsea . The Englishman picked up his fourth start for Chelsea in the Premier League since signing from Leicester City in the summer.
  • Overrated? Pelicans wage Twitter war with Skip Bayless over Anthony Davis comments

    Overrated? Pelicans wage Twitter war with Skip Bayless over Anthony Davis comments

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    If the New Orleans Pelicans end up in the playoffs - and potentially one of the top 4 seeds in the Western Conference - a big part of the reason why will be Anthony Davis . The Pelicans (34-26) have now won six straight games. His most dominant effort came in Monday's 125-116 win over the Phoenix Suns , in which he recorded a staggering 53 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks.
  • Lazio 3rd, Milan sink Roma

    Lazio 3rd, Milan sink Roma

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    CEO Marco Fassone was positively gleaming from ear to ear after this latest victory, their seventh in their last eight and he was keen to explain that the Rossoneri have already rejected offers for the 20-year-old Cutrone whilst the interest surrounding Donnarumma has been well documented over the past 12 months.
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    Here's How Much The NFL Is "Fining" Jerry Jones, Cowboys

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    Jones might be harboring very different feelings after learning about the league's multi-million dollar demand. Elliott was never arrested or charged in the case, but the National Football League used statements by the girlfriend along with photos of injuries he was accused of inflicting on her to justify the suspension.
  • Jimmy Butler to undergo surgery, could return in 4-6 weeks

    Jimmy Butler to undergo surgery, could return in 4-6 weeks

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    The Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson reported Saturday that Butler was hoping to return in time for the start of the 2018 National Basketball Association playoffs, while The Vertical's Shams Charania reported the four-time All-Star could be back in four to six weeks.
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Duke at Virginia Tech

    Vegas Play of the Day: Duke at Virginia Tech

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    The Hokies capped off a 13-3 run to end the game with Chris Clarke catching Nickeil Alexander-Walker's missed jump shot and laying it off the glass for what proved to be the game-winner. "I think Emma Crooks was crucial in that game for us (Duke), her draw control ability to be a freshman and to be able to move the ball against some of those kids this week I think was just great in what she's done".
  • Jon Jones Has License Revoked & Fined After CSAC Hearing

    Jon Jones Has License Revoked & Fined After CSAC Hearing

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    That defense was not strong enough to stop the commission from revoking Jones' license and issuing a maximum fine of $205,000. CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster had some remarks about Jones and the steroids that he took. The hearing marks the latest episode in a turbulent career for Jones. Tuesday's hearing focused largely on two elements: Jones' inability to account for the drug in his system, and, by extension, his troubled past.
  • Lion fatally mauls woman at game lodge in South Africa

    Lion fatally mauls woman at game lodge in South Africa

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    The incident occurred on the Dinokeng Game Reserve, although the circumstances of the woman's death, on Tuesday (27 February), have not been reported. Earlier this month, authorities recovered a half-eaten body of what they suspect was a poacher from one of the country's most famous national parks.
  • Jets linebacker busted for DWI after crashing into bus

    Jets linebacker busted for DWI after crashing into bus

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    Dylan Donahue was arrested Monday morning after the Jets linebacker caused a wrong-way crash with a jitney bus at the Lincoln Tunnel, according to Caitlin Mota of The Jersey Journal. The NFL , which has a substance-abuse policy , could discipline Donahue with penalties including fines and suspension. A Jets spokesman could not immediately comment on the arrest.