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He said that US President Donald Trump's long-talked about "deal of the century" was in reality a "slap" when Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital of Israel , closed the Palestinian representative office to Washington and slashed aid to the United Nations refugee agency UNRWA.
  • Towns leads Timberwolves comeback as Curry-less Warriors suffer second straight loss

    Towns leads Timberwolves comeback as Curry-less Warriors suffer second straight loss

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    Even before Lonzo Ball discovered his shooting stroke, he always seemed primed for games versus Golden State. The degree of difficulty was exponentially increased when the Warriors lost Stephen Curry to injury against the Spurs, joining the ever-increasing list of wounded Warriors that now includes Curry, Andre Iguodala , David West, Patrick McCaw, and Jordan Bell .
  • Jaguars reportedly set to re-sign Marqise Lee

    Jaguars reportedly set to re-sign Marqise Lee

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    Paul Posluszny , a former Penn State star and 11-year National Football League veteran with the Buffalo Bills and the Jacksonville Jaguars, announced his retirement Tuesday in a letter published on the Jaguars' website . The Jaguars are bringing back wide receiver Marqise Lee . Norwell is expected to sign a five-year, $66.5 million contract that includes $30 million guaranteed, one of the people said .
  • Warriors Klay Thompson has fractured thumb on shooting hand

    Warriors Klay Thompson has fractured thumb on shooting hand

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    However, it only gets more hard for them in the next two weeks, as they will likely miss the services of Klay Thompson over that stretch. For at least a week, the Golden State Warriors will be without the Splash Brothers. Thompson and Curry will miss tonight's game vs. the Lakers as will All-Star forward Draymond Green (right shoulder soreness), Patrick McCaw (non-displaced fracture, left wrist) and David West (right arm cyst).
  • Kirk Cousins New Vikings QB

    Kirk Cousins New Vikings QB

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    The Arizona Cardinals , Denver Broncos and New York Jets were also in the mix for Cousins' services. Interest in Kirk Cousins is heating up, with the quarterback expected to get up to two visits soon from National Football League ( NFL ) teams.
  • Teddy Bridgewater signs with Jets: Free Agency Grade

    Teddy Bridgewater signs with Jets: Free Agency Grade

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    The Vikings give free agent quarterback (and Jets target) Kirk Cousins the best chance to accomplish his stated primary goal - win now. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced it. 1 on the depth chart. Signing Bridgewater will not stop the Jets from drafting a quarterback at No. 6, and perhaps that's the point in him being their "first choice" now.
  • Cheltenham Festival: Martin Girdwood backing Altior in Queen Mother Champion Chase

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    Nicky Henderson's decision to abort a novice chase campaign to revert to the smaller obstacles paid off spectacularly when he lifted the two-mile hurdling crown last March and having won each of his previous three starts this season with the minimum of fuss, he was the 4-6 favourite to become the first horse to win back-to-back renewals of the race since Hardy Eustace in 2005.
  • Memphis Fires Tubby Smith After Second Season at the Helm

    Memphis Fires Tubby Smith After Second Season at the Helm

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    His tenure with Memphis was hampered by transfers during the last offseason. Memphis is the first of six career stops on Smith's head-coaching resume where he failed to take a team to the NCAA tournament. With attendance at its lowest in almost 50 years, the university may be willing to eat that cost to turn things around in other spots. Last week, CBSSports.com reported the University was considering firing Tubby Smith and hiring Penny Hardaway, who starred at the University of Memphis and ...
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    SHAKHTAR DONETSK CEO Palkin: "FRED will join either City or United"

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    Fred , who has been impressive for Shakhtar in the Champions League this season, had been the subject of interest from Manchester city but it now looks like their rivals on the other side of Manchester have entered the race. However, the Shakhtar star made it very clear that he wasn't obsessed with the idea of playing for Pep Guardiola , revealing he would be "happy" to play for the likes of Manchester United , Chelsea or Arsenal if they came along.
  • Minor league baseball rules changes you'll see this season

    Minor league baseball rules changes you'll see this season

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    The procedures, which MiLB says were made in partnership with Major League Baseball, "aim to reduce the number of pitchers used in extra innings and the issues created by extra innings games", which include position players being used as pitchers and shortages of pitchers in the days following unusually long games.
  • Vancouver loses FIFA World Cup bid for 2026

    Vancouver loses FIFA World Cup bid for 2026

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    The British Columbia government confirmed that Vancouver won't be among the four Canadian cities included in the bid submitted by the USA, Canada and Mexico. "The prospect of hosting the FIFA World Cup is exciting for soccer fans, and has the potential to bring significant economic and cultural benefits to British Columbia", Beare said in a statement on Wednesday.
  • Patrick Robinson returns to Saints with 4-year deal

    Patrick Robinson returns to Saints with 4-year deal

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    With that, Robinson reunites with the franchise that drafted him in the first round out of Florida State back in 2010. In 2015, they let Robinson go in free agency, following several years of uneven production. Robinson heads to another solid defense who could use his services in the nickel, where he thrived with the Eagles . The Saints' defense experienced a quick turnaround last season.