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The inquiry is being conducted in conjunction with French and U.S. police. Brazil's Olympic Committee chief Carlos Nuzman (C) is escorted from his home by federal police in Rio de Janeiro . "The IOC's Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer has asked the Brazilian authorities for full information in order to proceed with the IOC's investigation, and has offered the IOC's full cooperation", the spokesperson said.
  • Northwestern coach in awe of Saquon Barkley

    Northwestern coach in awe of Saquon Barkley

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    After surviving their Week 4 game against the Iowa Hawkeyes by the skin of their collective teeth, the Nittany Lions returned to Happy Valley with a chip on their shoulders and blew past an under-matched IN squad IN impressive fashion. It was Penn State's first kickoff return for a touchdown since Chaz Powell housed one against Indiana State in 2011. He ranks ninth in the nation in rushing with 574 yards and has scored a touchdown rushing, receiving and kick returning.
  • Northwestern coach a fan of Saquon Barkley - except for Saturday

    Northwestern coach a fan of Saquon Barkley - except for Saturday

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    After breaking the Penn State career receptions record on Saturday, Hamilton has been named Big Ten co-Offensive Player of the Week. The three touchdown catches are a career high for Hamilton and marks the first time a Penn Stater had three scoring grabs in a game since Allen Robinson against in in 2012.
  • Cavs coach Lue says friends shot in at Las Vegas tragedy

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    Center Tristan Thompson , who started 78 games for the Cavs last season, will now come off the bench, according to multiple reports. Then, over the summer, Shumpert's name was mentioned in several trade rumors, which only served to add to his confusion.
  • Cavs' Tyronn Lue says three friends were wounded in Las Vegas shooting

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    James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We haven't played together still in like four years", Wade said. "I can't speak to laws or changes", he said. The Hawks (1-1) got 18 points from point guard Dennis Schroeder, 15 points and eight rebounds from small forward Taurean Prince and 13 points from center Dewayne Dedmon.
  • Cavaliers moving Love to center, Thompson to reserve role

    Cavaliers moving Love to center, Thompson to reserve role

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    The Cavs are making Love their starting center this season and he began the game with 3-pointers for Cleveland's first two baskets. "That's without LeBron and (point guard) Isaiah (Thomas ) on the floor", Lue said. After acquiring superstar Kevin Durant, the Warriors went on to dethrone the Cavs in the Finals past year. Crowder, acquired this summer in the Kyrie Irving trade, is a strong defender.
  • Centre of attention - Cavs makes Kevin Love change

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    James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We're more versatile offensively and defensively", Lue said. Earlier in the week, Shumpert shared that he and Lue had an air-it-out meeting prior to the Cavs' minicamp in Santa Barbara, California, last month to discuss his place on the team after he was included in trade talks over the summer.
  • Jose Mourinho will select Antonio Valencia's games carefully

    Jose Mourinho will select Antonio Valencia's games carefully

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    And former Red Devils midfielder Hargreaves feels that Manchester United have all of the weapons needed to hurt Liverpool ahead of the crunch clash later this month. Four days later, United will travel to Benfica to continue their Champions League campaign. Then came a 2-0 home victory over Leicester City, before dropping their only points of the season in a 2-2 draw at Stoke City on September 9.
  • NBC Sports Chicago to carry expanded NLDS coverage this weekend

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    With the Nationals just beating the Pittsburgh Pirates, they now head into the series against the Chicago Cubs . Cubs manager Joe Maddon (left) and Ian Happ celebrate the team's 8-2 win over the St. Nonetheless, the Nationals' lineup is one of the best in Major League Baseball , and could produce enough runs to cushion their weak bullpen. Washington is paced by Anthony Rendon (.937 OPS, 25 HRs, 100 RBIs), Bryce Harper (1.008 OPS, 29 HRs, 87 RBIs), Ryan Zimmerman (.930 OPS, 36 ...
  • Diego Simeone reveals how Atletico Madrid sealed Diego Costa return

    Diego Simeone reveals how Atletico Madrid sealed Diego Costa return

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    Alvaro Morata canceled the late first-half penalty from Antoine Griezmann in the second half. "Everybody has scored goals from Mandzukic to Falcao and Aguero". " Costa would not be here had not made the effort to come here", Simeone told Spanish radio station Cadena SER's show El Larguero. Of the players of his level he is the one for us.
  • Russian soccer officials add bleachers OUTSIDE stadium to satisfy Federation Internationale de Football Association

    Russian soccer officials add bleachers OUTSIDE stadium to satisfy Federation Internationale de Football Association

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    Days after smashing Holland in August, France slumped to an embarrassing home draw to Luxembourg . Nevertheless, it wouldn't be too bad to be up in those stands for a match or two. Five-time winners Brazil have qualified, as have Mexico , Belgium , Saudi Arabia , Iran , Japan and South Korea . The top three sides in CONCACAF will gain automatic qualification while fourth place will go into an two legged playoff against the victor of AFC's fifth place playoff in November.
  • England lucky to have Kane, says Hart

    England lucky to have Kane, says Hart

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    Kane will captain England this evening and at the pre-match press conference he was asked if he could envisage leaving Tottenham . Their experiences at their clubs will only benefit them, training with top players and playing in the Champions League.