• Wembley given more Euro 2020 games

    Wembley given more Euro 2020 games

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    Cardiff and Stockholm had also been in contention to host the extra games. UEFA also announced that Rome's Stadio Olimpico would host the opening match. Koen De Brabander, chief executive of the Belgian football association (KBVB) said he had attempted to get UEFA to hold off but Thursday's decision was not "a death blow for our stadium plans".
  • First 2 flu-related deaths of season in Washoe County

    First 2 flu-related deaths of season in Washoe County

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccination as the first and most important step in protecting against the flu . "It hits you like a freight train", she said. The flu vaccine changes each year in anticipation of the strains mostly likely to predominate in the season ahead.
  • Mariners, Angels Add Bonus Allocations For Pursuit Of Shohei Otani

    Mariners, Angels Add Bonus Allocations For Pursuit Of Shohei Otani

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    This is significant because the Mariners and Angels are two of seven teams still in the running for Ohtani , who profiles as both a potential ace on the mound and impact hitter at the plate, and Ohtani is subject to the strict bonus limits that cover July 2 global free agents.
  • Manchester Derby: De Bruyne insists Pogba's absence not

    Manchester Derby: De Bruyne insists Pogba's absence not "karma"

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    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has claimed that it is frustrating to have to leave recent signing Bernardo Silva out of the first team picture. The incident came after Raheem Sterling's late victor sent the Etihad into pandemonium, setting them up for a record-equalling 13th consecutive Premier League victory against West Ham on Sunday.
  • Stephen Curry (ankle) ruled out against Hornets

    Stephen Curry (ankle) ruled out against Hornets

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    Curry has had a history of ankle issues, especially before he won his two MVP awards. "It's more on the - I won't just bounce back [Tuesday] morning waking up like, 'all right, I should be whatever, ' just because of swelling", Curry said after the game, as reported by ESPN .
  • Kevin Durant & DeMarcus Cousins Ejected After On-Court Altercation

    Kevin Durant & DeMarcus Cousins Ejected After On-Court Altercation

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    At the end of the half, Steph Curry and Durant carried plus-minuses of -25 to the locker room, as a Warriors' defense that looked good on its first three games of a six-game road trip collapsed. "I got to be more focused, I got to be more poised", Durant said, according to ESPN's Nick Friedell . Durant and Cousins have history, albeit fairly ancient-they went head-to-head in 2015-16, when Durant was still with the Thunder and Cousins a member of the Sacramento Kings.
  • Olympic ban sparks outrage in Russian Federation

    Olympic ban sparks outrage in Russian Federation

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    However, this information was not was not available to the IOC prior to the Olympic Games Rio 2016. But they will have to compete under the title of "Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR)". In a historic act of punishment, Russia's flag and anthem will be absent from February's Pyeongchang Games in South Korea as outcome for widespread doping that Olympic officials believe was supported by the country's government.
  • Marlins agree to

    Marlins agree to "general framework" of Giancarlo Stanton trade with Cardinals, Giants

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    He'd need to approve any deal because of his full no-trade clause. It's unclear what Miami would target in a trade with the Cardinals, and the deal may prove to be a nonstarter. A trade framework was a logical precondition for the Marlins to grant the Giants and Cardinals permission to speak with Stanton. Stanton was in the Los Angeles area at the time, although he may not actually have been involved in the talks with either the Giants or Cardinals.