• That One Time Nirvana Gave Charles Barkley A Contact High

    That One Time Nirvana Gave Charles Barkley A Contact High

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    Turner Sports NBA analyst Charles Barkley is known for making plenty of controversial comments, but he came up with one that was notable even by his standards Thursday. That's when he said , "There's only two people I want to kill: Skip Bayless and Jay Mariotti". I have no doubt he'd do it if he thought he could get away with it.
  • Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho would 'totally fit' Barcelona - Neymar

    Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho would 'totally fit' Barcelona - Neymar

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    Neymar stepped up with two late goals and a superb all-round display as Barcelona sensationally overturned a 4-0 first-leg deficit in their 6-1 Champions League last-16 win over Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou. The Blaugrana forward has praised his Brazilian team-mate and is convinced that he would be a great addition to Barca, despite recently signing a new contract with Liverpool .
  • NBA Resting Players a 'Significant Issue,' Adam Silver Says in Memo

    NBA Resting Players a 'Significant Issue,' Adam Silver Says in Memo

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    Maybe the league can say, okay, you can rest your top players but no more than, say, two a night unless there is ample and indisputable medical proof of legitimate injury? Shortening the regular season would decrease the fatigue and injuries that players could face, and would ensure that each game is more meaningful for the players and teams.
  • Lewis Hamilton blows away F1 rivals to light up Melbourne

    Lewis Hamilton blows away F1 rivals to light up Melbourne

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    A winter of wondering what the fearless new world of fatter tyres, broader beams and shark fins might hold was settled in emphatic style by a ridiculously quick Lewis Hamilton, who dismantled Ferrari's pre-season swagger with a lap half a second quicker in the Mercedes.
  • Landon Donovan Officially Retires from Football

    Landon Donovan Officially Retires from Football

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    Donovan, the United States and MLS all-time leading scorer, told Yahoo Sports that he is officially closing the door on his playing career. The U.S. "So, I don't think so". In January, Donovan reportedly was in contract talks with Real Salt Lake but ended up declining RSL's offer . The U.S. men enter Friday's match winless in their first two World Cup qualifying final-round games and bottom of the six-team table.
  • Match preview and prediction — Italy vs Albania

    Match preview and prediction — Italy vs Albania

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    It's a huge pleasure, I can tell you there won't be another thousand. If Italy, in a tussle for top spot in Group G with Spain, reach Russian Federation 2018, it will be Buffon's sixth World Cup Finals appearance. Only the nine European group winners are guaranteed to reach the World Cup, while the eight best runners-up face a playoff. Now joint top of Group G with Spain, but with only group winners automatically going through, it is an appointment the Azzurri can't afford to miss as ...
  • Ryan Newman Steals First Win Since 2013 At Scorching Phoenix Raceway

    Ryan Newman Steals First Win Since 2013 At Scorching Phoenix Raceway

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    Luke Lambert made a decision to have his driver stay out under the caution instead of coming in for the two tires Newman requested. But how exactly did Newman pull off his win? Originally, the idea of this year's stage racing was to make the middle of races that often run 500 miles or 500 kilometers, as in Phoenix, more interesting.
  • Arsenal and Bayern fined over fans' behaviour

    Arsenal and Bayern fined over fans' behaviour

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    Mattias is ESPN FC's Arsenal correspondent. Arsene Wenger's men opened the scoring thanks to Theo Walcott but the game was turned on its head after Laurent Koscielny was sent off for giving away a penalty. Robert Lewandowski converted the spot-kick before Arjen Robben, Douglas Costa and two goals from Arturo Vidal consigned Arsenal to an embarrassing Champions League defeat.
  • Supreme Court directs BCCI to pay dues to HPCA

    Supreme Court directs BCCI to pay dues to HPCA

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    According to the CoA, the HPCA had asked the BCCI to release funds to conduct the fourth Test despite not having complied with the court's twin orders last October. Beyond that, the Apex Court has asked the CoA, IPL franchise owners and state associations to continue with their contractual obligations in holding the matches that begin from April 5.
  • Bill Murray's Son Coaches Xavier, So He Enjoyed Their Win Last Night

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    Luke Murray has been with X since 2015 - and his famous dad was right in the crowd as the Muskesteers took down the Wildcats at the SAP Center in San Jose. "Gosh, that was fun". "And this is similar to that because it's my son". Murray referenced the Cubs when describing how exhilarating it felt to watch Xavier play, noted Sporting News .
  • Dont'a Hightower signs four-year, $43.5 million contract with Patriots

    Dont'a Hightower signs four-year, $43.5 million contract with Patriots

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    Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that NY even offered him a contract earlier this week but withdrew their offer after he left the team facility without inking his name on the dotted line. Dont'a Hightower won't be leaving New England after all. Hightower was considered to be at the top of the list of players for the team to re-sign.