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The decision was slammed by critics and former cricketers as India had Ravindra Jadeja in their ranks. The youngster received the news via a phone call from coach Justin Langer , while the national team was in the UAE for the series against Pakistan.
  • Real Madrid claim third straight Club World Cup title

    Real Madrid claim third straight Club World Cup title

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    Madrid's second goal was scored by Marcos Llorente, who broke a 71-game wait for his first goal as a professional footballer with a 20-yard half-volley. Real Madrid won another Club World Cup on Saturday afternoon and Santiago Solari , who became the first Argentine to win the trophy, gave praise to former coach Zinedine Zidane for making the latest triumph a possibility with last season's Champions League win.
  • Andros Townsend scores stunner as Crystal Palace shock Manchester City

    Andros Townsend scores stunner as Crystal Palace shock Manchester City

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    Man City fell four points behind leader Liverpool with one round to go before the midway stage of the campaign as Townsend scored one of the goals of the season in City's first league defeat at Etihad Stadium since April. Guardiola called upon the injury-ravaged Belgian in the second half to try to change the game. Kevin De Bruyne pulled back a goal in the 85th minute but it was too little, too late for City.
  • Fred VanVleet caps late Raptors comeback as Toronto beats Pacers 99-96

    Fred VanVleet caps late Raptors comeback as Toronto beats Pacers 99-96

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    On a night six Cavs players scored in double figures, including Hood, who had 17 points, in shot a dismal 39.8 percent from the field, was 4 of 22 on 3-pointers and lost for the first time this season when allowing fewer than 97 points. "To be honest, I was really disappointed with how we were playing (in the first half)", said Raptors coach Nick Nurse. "But in the end we found a little groove and we finally started guarding and just told them to stay with it".
  • Washington Redskins' Montae Nicholson Assault Video Released

    Washington Redskins' Montae Nicholson Assault Video Released

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    A 2017 fourth-round pick out of Michigan State, Nicholson has played in all 14 of Washington's games so far and is 10th on the team with 41 tackles. Then, according to the victims, the female suspect attacked the female victim with a beer bottle, while the male suspect attacked the male victim. Maggiore was also charged with malicious wounding and assault and battery.
  • Bayern Munich legend Manuel Neuer says Liverpool is vulnerable

    Bayern Munich legend Manuel Neuer says Liverpool is vulnerable

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    Bayern's duel against the former Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp and the current Premier League leaders is the game that will attract the most interest from the German perspective. Liverpool reached the final last season, losing out to Real Madrid in Kiev, and Rush is hoping for a repeat in 2019. Could there be a shock on the cards? The first knockout round of the Champions League could be spectacular.
  • Wolves 0 Liverpool 2: Tim Spiers and Nathan Judah analysis

    Wolves 0 Liverpool 2: Tim Spiers and Nathan Judah analysis

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    A classy finish from Salah - his 14th goal of the season - put Liverpool in front in the 18th minute, before the forward provided the assist for Van Dijk's volley that secured all three points midway through the second period. "The win was very important today", the Dutchman told Sky Sports . You saw the shots had about 50 per cent power. We lost the ball too easy in the first half, so big credit to them.
  • Small Market GMs Upset NBA Doesn't Apply Tampering Rules To Players

    Small Market GMs Upset NBA Doesn't Apply Tampering Rules To Players

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    Regardless, James' comments about how "incredible" it would be to play with Davis - the Pelicans play the Lakers on Friday night in Los Angeles - can certainly be looked at something that will make it harder for New Orleans to keep Davis. Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said in October that the team was unlikely to budge on a trade involving Davis. "You can move on from that one". According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, multiple NBA GMs are upset that the league won't enforce tampering rules, ...
  • Dodgers send Puig, Kemp to Reds in multi-player swap

    Dodgers send Puig, Kemp to Reds in multi-player swap

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    And by swapping Matt Kemp and $7 million for Homer Bailey , whom they immediately released, the Dodgers convinced the Reds to include two young prospects of some significance: 20-year-old shortstop Jeter Downs and 21-year-old right-hander Josiah Gray .
  • Manny Machado won't make free-agent decision until New Year

    Manny Machado won't make free-agent decision until New Year

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    At least one of those teams, likely the Phillies, is expected to offer the four-time All-Star a 10-year deal. NY may be willing to spend big for the second straight offseason. Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich also called Machado a dirty player during their matchup in the National League Championship Series. At this point, there's no clear timeline on when Machado will reach a decision about his next team.
  • Solskjaer expects to have say in United's January transfers

    Solskjaer expects to have say in United's January transfers

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    However, Wolves have returned to great form and they would be looking to end Liverpool's invincibility just as they did to Chelsea a week ago. They have thrown him under the bus. I'm one of them but it's not something we've talked about. They read: "Believe what you wish on Sanchez , the story is right. Players are quick to hide behind social media, their cars and their girlfriends, the whole lot".
  • New York Yankees: Carlos Beltran joining as special advisor

    New York Yankees: Carlos Beltran joining as special advisor

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    The belief is Machado, a career.282 hitter with 175 home runs and 513 RBIs, is looking for a 10-year deal worth north of $300 million, but reports have suggested the Yankees may not make that high of an offer. But Beltran will be there and ready to ask some questions of Machado. Machado and his representatives are meeting with the Yankees on Wednesday in NY.