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Ireland loosehead Linsday Peat was sin-binned for a high tackle in the process of Harries' try , but unfortunately for the visitors it was the hosts who regained the momentum: extending their lead to nine points after 50 minutes thanks to a well-taken try by centre Sene Naoupu, which Briggs converted to make it 21-12.
  • Jimmy Butler suffers right knee injury, MRI scheduled Saturday

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    Butler had wrestled the ball away from Nene Hilario in the paint and passed to Taj Gibson as he planted his leg. Butler's knee seemed to give as he did so and he fell to the court. Jimmy Butler entered the night leading the National Basketball Association in minutes per game at 37.3. He's also been incredibly durable - so durable that he's actually leading the National Basketball Association in minutes per game thus far this season.
  • What to expect out of Lonzo Ball's return on Friday

    What to expect out of Lonzo Ball's return on Friday

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    Walton said the rookie will be on limited minutes after the long layoff and he still hasn't decided if Ball will start or come off the bench. He has missed the past 15 games with a knee injury but is set to return to action Friday against the Mavericks.
  • Popovich: Spurs will be 'surprised' if Leonard plays this season

    Popovich: Spurs will be 'surprised' if Leonard plays this season

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    During San Antonio's practice session Wednesday, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich revealed that he would be "surprised" if Kawhi Leonard returned from his quadriceps injury this season. San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard runs back up the court during the second half against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Arsenal will fight for top four despite Europa League

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Arsenal will fight for top four despite Europa League

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    Arsenal are preparing for their second leg clash against Swedish minnows Ostersund on Thursday night. They had much of the early play but few clear cut chances until their dramatic double goal strike midway through the first half. Arsenal have conducted a training session ahead of their UEFA Europa League round of 32 return leg against Östersund ( Sweden ). "We were in trouble because we were complacent and not focused".
  • Pirates acquire Corey Dickerson from Rays

    Pirates acquire Corey Dickerson from Rays

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    So some sort of platoon is obvious for Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, if he deploys Dickerson properly. The Rays DFA'd Dickerson last weekend after acquiring C.J. Gray was selected by the Pirates in the 13th round of the 2017 June Draft out of Rice University. But the Pirates and Rays have both shed veteran players this offseason in an effort to slash payroll, as both franchises reset in order to rebuild.
  • Toto Wolff would like to take a chainsaw to the halo

    Toto Wolff would like to take a chainsaw to the halo

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    Four-times world champion Hamilton was less fussed, telling reporters he expected everyone to get used to it after a few races. "It's a work of art, and it's really just incredible to see". We've had a successful year. There will still be a bit of a diva in the new auto because no one has ever produced a vehicle that doesn't have foibles.
  • Man City can restore calm with first trophy

    Man City can restore calm with first trophy

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    But despite suggestions that the two players are too similar, Mkhitaryan insists they can impress in Arsene Wenger's team. Although winning the competition would complete Arsenal's main aim of returning to the Champions League after a season away, Wenger has not lost hope of qualification through the Premier League .
  • Liverpool Superstar Mohamed Salah Spotted in Local Chippy as Part of Advert

    Liverpool Superstar Mohamed Salah Spotted in Local Chippy as Part of Advert

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    Aston Villa full-back and Egypt worldwide Ahmed Elmohamady has urged his compatriot Mohamed Salah to remain at Liverpool until the end of next season "at least", as interest in the fearsome forward grows with each passing performance. "You can not score 10 goals from 10 balls - that's impossible and I know that I have missed many chances too this season", Salah told Liverpool FC's matchday programme.
  • India beat South Africa by 28 runs in 1st T20I

    India beat South Africa by 28 runs in 1st T20I

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    Klaasen didn't allow Yuzvendra Chahal to settle in and lofted the legspinner over extra-cover for a magnificent six before unleashing a reverse-sweep for the same result. Till the dismissal of Kohli, who was ruled LBW against spinner Tabraiz Shamsi in the third delivery of the 10th over , India had already scored 108.
  • West Brom's 'Cab Four' set to escape punishment from Spanish authorities

    West Brom's 'Cab Four' set to escape punishment from Spanish authorities

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    But will Evans outlive Pardew at the Hawthorns? The local judge had been asked to consider whether there was enough evidence to bring charges of "theft and vehicle theft". That certainly applies to West Brom , who find themselves rock-bottom of the Premier League , five points behind Stoke City who are in 19th. On Saturday they lost 2-1 at home to Southampton in the FA Cup , with the manager surprisingly selecting Evans and Barry, even though the former was, temporarily at least, ...
  • Did the Bucs make the right move by cutting Doug Martin?

    Did the Bucs make the right move by cutting Doug Martin?

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    He had a terrific rookie campaign as he exploded for 1,454 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns, which were both in the top five in the league that year. Obviously there's talent, but it's going to be hard for a team to convince itself that signing the 29-year-old running back is worth it.
  • Winter Olympics: Elizabeth Swaney the 'best' and worst' Olympian

    Winter Olympics: Elizabeth Swaney the 'best' and worst' Olympian

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    Belanger said the FIS may make it more hard to qualify for future Olympics by decreasing the number of competitors. (Well, she did prove her gumption when she launched a campaign to run for governor of California against Arnold Schwarzenegger while an undergrad at Berkeley).
  • There are no air balls for Watson in grabbing Genesis Open lead

    There are no air balls for Watson in grabbing Genesis Open lead

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    He'd slipped to No. 117 in the world. "If you think about it, let's go back even to the Ryder Cup (in 2016)". "I have a auto dealership, a candy shop and a baseball team", he said with a laugh. While Woods's weekend duties are reduced to those of tournament host, with his TGR Foundation the charitable beneficiary of the event, a bevy of players remain in the hunt.
  • Ben Simmons headlines Rising Stars Challenge

    Ben Simmons headlines Rising Stars Challenge

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    Jaylen Brown of the USA Team goes up for the dunk against the World Team during the Mountain Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game during All-Star Friday Night. The game matches a team of 10 first- and second-year players from the United States against 10 from outside the U.S. Players were selected in a vote by the league's assistant coaches.
  • Philippe Coutinho back playing at Liverpool? Brazil set for Anfield friendly

    Philippe Coutinho back playing at Liverpool? Brazil set for Anfield friendly

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    PSG is a little bit different but I don't look at them, I only know it already that if we meet them we could beat them. "We have to do that more often", he said. The Liverpool manager responded by saying: "I don't think the 2005 side thought about this before the round of last 16". "It is a quiet group, we received all new players very well".
  • ESPN willing to 'back up the truck' for Peyton Manning on MNF

    ESPN willing to 'back up the truck' for Peyton Manning on MNF

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    Gruden was reportedly the highest-paid ESPN employee, making more than $6.5 million before leaving for a 10-year, $100 million coaching deal with the Raiders. Naturally, CBS, while would, of course, take Manning on, could never offer the top gig with the commitment to fresh-faced Tony Romo . "And we would be foolish not to talk him".
  • Women's giant slalom medals awarded in PyeongChang

    Women's giant slalom medals awarded in PyeongChang

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    Day noted that Shiffrin's schedule would need to be managed, wary of a dip in form similar to the one that saw her fail to finish a slalom in Lenzerheide, Switzerland last month. "The pressure of the Olympics caught me a little bit", said Worley afterward. "Its fair today", said the American as North Korea's famed "army of beauties" cheerleaders serenaded fans in the background while waiting for their skier, Kim Ryon Hyang, to go last.
  • Manchester City won't ease up against Basel, says Vincent Kompany

    Manchester City won't ease up against Basel, says Vincent Kompany

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    Most of the damage was done as City rattled in three goals in a blistering nine-minute spell early in the first half, dashing Basel's hopes of causing an upset after making a bright start. The team started to play, started to enjoy playing their football and that was the key. Who is the best player in the Premier League who is not an automatic starter for his team? City continued to stamp their authority on the match with a fourth goal thanks to a sweet goal from Gundogan, who place a ...
  • American Emily Sweeney Crashes in Olympics Luge Run, Taken to Hospital

    American Emily Sweeney Crashes in Olympics Luge Run, Taken to Hospital

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    She actually said she was okay at that point, and it was confirmed that she had no broken bones or anything of that nature, though she was then taken to the hospital for further evaluation. "I'm okay", she told reporters. "I know I have a lot of support and I'm sorry that's how it ended". The 24-year-old athlete went sideways first before careening out of control up the wall with the impact of the crash throwing her off her toboggan.
  • Bill Haas injured in fatal vehicle accident near Riviera

    Bill Haas injured in fatal vehicle accident near Riviera

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    The driver of the vehicle Haas was travelling in - a member of the family with whom the world No.67 and his family were staying for the PGA Tour event this week - was pronounced dead at the scene. Haas was a passenger in a Ferrari driven by an unidentified man. Los Angeles fire officials said the driver of the Ferrari was pronounced dead at the scene, while Haas and the 50-year-old woman driving the other vehicle were taken to hospital.
  • Virat Kohli 2nd Indian to score 400 runs in bilateral ODI series

    Virat Kohli 2nd Indian to score 400 runs in bilateral ODI series

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    India scored its first bilateral ODI series win in South Africa . It was also his second ton against South Africa , the first one came in 2015 at Kanpur when he scored 150. Lungi Ngidi was the key bowler for South Africa as he finished his spell with four wickets . Another awful mix-up saw Ajinkya Rahane get run out by Morne Morkel for just eight runs.
  • Alpine Skiing-Competition finally under way with men's combined

    Alpine Skiing-Competition finally under way with men's combined

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    Material from the Associated Press was used in this report. Anderson's compatriot Hailey Langland, who fell on the first run but put in a solid second effort to finish sixth, disagreed. "We don't see great changes for tomorrow or Wednesday", men's chief race director Markus Waldner said at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre. "We hope we can have races under decent, acceptable conditions".
  • Romero hammers Rockhold in Perth

    Romero hammers Rockhold in Perth

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    Yet he's not the interim champion. After splitting the first two frames on most scorecards, Romero eliminate the need for the judges in the third, icing Rockhold with two ideal shots that left him slumped over and sleep along the fence. That was the first of nine takedowns during the fight, as Blaydes cruised to a unanimous decision on a pair of 30-26s and a 29-27. Hunt landed a huge shot to drop Blaydes early in the fight, prompting Blaydes to turn to his wrestling.
  • Riyad Mahrez will not face Man City, confirms Leicester boss Claude Puel

    Riyad Mahrez will not face Man City, confirms Leicester boss Claude Puel

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    Leicester have not won a Premier League game in his absence and travel to the Etihad to face City on Saturday. The 29-year-old Algerian received a good reception from both sets of fans - particularly the home supporters - when he replaced Fousseni Diabate but the pain must have come flooding back as Sergio Aguero scored four.
  • Chris Mazdzer Latest News, Photos, and Videos

    Chris Mazdzer Latest News, Photos, and Videos

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    And, he made history early Sunday, winning silver in the men's luge. Mazdzer had a little trouble in run 4, but held it together and it looked like he would end up with a bronze medal. Germany's Johannes Ludwig took the bronze. Felix Loch has done a Devon Loch. In both 2010 and 2014, the 29-year-old placed 13th in the singles luge.
  • Colts to hire Eagles Frank Reich as new head coach

    Colts to hire Eagles Frank Reich as new head coach

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    Luck may still be on the mend from his shoulder injury, but landing Reich would be an outstanding hire for the Colts to make. He was previously an assistant coach with the Colts from 2008-2011 and spent 13 years as an National Football League quarterback.