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Harry Redknapp has been hired as coach of struggling second-tier team Birmingham, marking his return to English soccer management after a two-year absence. But the change of manager baffled many supporters - and results on the pitch have done nothing to win them over. "I got a phone call last night from the people at Birmingham", he said.
  • AB de Villiers to Miss Tuesday's Match Against Gujarat Lions

    AB de Villiers to Miss Tuesday's Match Against Gujarat Lions

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    Mandeep Singh and Kohli got the chase underway for Bangalore but Thakur had the former caught behind in the second over for a duck. Kohli's was the second wicket to fall when he could not control a short ball from Stokes. With 19 crucial runs gained in the over, RPS was able to put up a competitive 161 for eight in its 20 overs. Both scored at a fair clip, Tripathi especially impressive with hitting three fours and a six against pacers Adam Milne and Sreenath Aravind.
  • Neil McCann handed Dundee job until the end of the season

    Neil McCann handed Dundee job until the end of the season

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    The Dens Park side have five post-split fixtures remaining, the first of which is against Motherwell on Saturday week. SunSport exclusively revealed that the former Dens Park and Rangers winger was the Dees' new interim manager. I'll handle that. It's part and parcel of football". Former Dundee FC player Neil McCann is poised to be named as the club's new boss, according to reports.
  • Chicago Bulls Could Clinch Playoff Spot Wednesday

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    Archie Goodwin scored 20 points for the Nets and KJ McDaniels finished with 15. The other went to the Indiana Pacers, who downed the Atlanta Hawks. It seemed the Bulls might as they opened December beating the Cavs and Spurs and losing to the Mavs, Pistons, Timberwolves and Trailblazers and being blown out and dominated back to back by the Bucks.
  • Supreme Court exempts disable people from standing during national anthem

    Supreme Court exempts disable people from standing during national anthem

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    The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the central government on a PIL seeking to ascertain the feasibility of singing the national anthem and the national song in schools and public offices. The court said that such persons be treated not to be within the ambit of orders passed by it earlier. He was appearing also for the BJP-ruled states of Rajasthan and Maharashtra, which sought to back the petitioner's cause.
  • Robertson backs Westbrook to break more records

    Robertson backs Westbrook to break more records

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    Again, Westbrook would come up short of a triple-double. While congratulating Westbrook on the record, LeBron James said , "There's just certain things you never think you're going to see or never think is going to be broken, and that's one of those records, man".
  • IPL 2017 Fantasy Tips: Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

    IPL 2017 Fantasy Tips: Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

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    McCullum (72) and Aaron Finch (19) then stitched a 66-run innings off 34 balls for the third wicket to take Gujarat across the 100-mark in 10th over. The West Indian left-hander smashed seven towering sixes and five fours, putting on 122 runs for the opening wicket stand with Kohli off just 76 balls.
  • Billboards with accused killer's face now up in Nashville as search expands

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    He has been placed on the FBI's 10 most-wanted list, and a multi-state manhunt is underway to find him. Pennsylvania State Police say that Steve Stephens has committed suicide following a brief pursuit in Erie County, Pennsylvania. "We love him. Yes, we are hurt, but we have to forgive him because if we don't forgive him, the Bible says your heavenly father won't forgive you".
  • Cavaliers go up 2-0 on Pacers

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    Kevin Love was brilliant, scoring 27 points on 6-of-7 shooting and 12-of-12 from the charity stripe. Stephenson helped the Pacers earn the Eastern Conference's No. In short, the Cavaliers' defense has just flat-out stunk. "With that comes a lot of responsibility, having to play and compete hard every single night".
  • Struggling Lions seek to bounce back in IPL match against RCB

    Struggling Lions seek to bounce back in IPL match against RCB

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    With the burden of an impending milestone off his shoulder, the Jamaican opened up. However, the competitive total could easily have been a match-winning one, thanks to the start they got from Tripathi (31) and Rahane (30), who posted 61 at the end of Powerplay overs (six).
  • Stafford doesn't sound as if he will give Detroit discount

    Stafford doesn't sound as if he will give Detroit discount

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    Still, speaking to local media on Tuesday, the franchise quarterback was asked how important it was to him to get a deal done this offseason. "I don't know that I'm past the midway point, I want to play for a long time", he said, later allowing that his role has changed significantly since his 2009 rookie season, particularly in the leadership department.
  • National Basketball Association player top scores one day after sister's death

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    It's created a delicate balancing act. It was unclear if he would play a few hours prior to the game, but Thomas took the floor with a heavy heart and still led the way for Boston in their Game 1 loss to the Chicago Bulls. Boston guard Avery Bradley also discussed Thomas' ability to play through the pain, per Forsberg: "It says a lot". "Jimmy is obviously our best defender", he said.