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Alexis Sanchez carries Arsenal to victory

Until Theo Walcott nodded in Nacho Monreal's cross in the 53rd minute to take a 2-1 lead, it seemed Arsenal's November troubles - Wenger's team have a history of performing poorly during this calendar month - might catch them out again. We became nervous and they became more dynamic. Bournemouth will feel aggrieved, as Benik Afobe had a shot saved on the line by Cech, and they were denied a penalty for a handball off Monreal, but 3 very welcome points end November, with Arsenal in ...

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Security heightened at this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

A Charlie Brown giant balloon makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in the Manhattan borough of New York, November 24, 2016. Onlookers at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade said the intensive security measures aren't keeping them from enjoying the holiday event. Santa has ended the parade every year except once in 1933 when his float started the parade.

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England dispatch Fiji at Twickenham

Technically we could have requested the release of our players but we took the decision that any players who were involved in the finals we would not select in fairness to the players - that was the best pathway to go. As boring a selection as it is, on the basis they are already Eddie Jones' number one selections on the wing, they do justify this selection on the basis of what they can offer in all elements of the game.

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Maine Players Wear Rainbow Warmup Shirts To Protest North Carolina's HB2 Law

They'll meet with LGBT student groups in North Carolina and ME before and after the match. Black Bears players will wear black and rainbow-themed warm-up shirts in coordination with You Can Play , a social activism group that aims to eliminate homophobia and transphobia through sports, according to the report.

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Chicago Bulls Game Recap: Lackadaisical Effort Leads to Third Straight Loss

The last few minutes showed a bit of LeBron being LeBron, but the deficit was still 88-80, as the Bulls took an eight-point lead into the final frame. I enjoyed the All-Star Games, I enjoyed the Olympics, but I never thought that we'd play together. This was the Cavaliers second game in as many nights, finishing a stretch of 6 game in 10 days.

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No. 8 Penn St. rallies to beat No. 6 Wisconsin 38-31

The Badgers won the coin flip and deferred to the second half, so Penn State received the opening kickoff. McSorley finished the game hitting 22-of-31 passes for 384 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions - against a defense that came in allowing eight touchdowns while swiping 21 interceptions.

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Basketball: LeBron James wins Sports Illustrated award

It completed a personal odyssey for James, who had made winning a championship with Cleveland his goal after returning to the Cavs in 2014 after four successful seasons with the Miami Heat . Now a 31-year-old, 14-year National Basketball Association veteran, James is currently in the midst of his third season back in Cleveland while it only took him two tries to bring home a title the second time around.

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Boston Celtics enjoyed some Coronas in locker room after beating Philadelphia 76ers

Isaiah Thomas scored 37 and Avery Bradley came up with 20 points as the Celtics notched their second straight win and 12th in 20 games. "I leave completely disappointed that we lost, but the group wanted to make amends for (Friday) night", said Sixers coach Brett Brown.

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Interest in the Chicago Bears as Low as It's Ever Been

The Chicago Bears fall to 2-9 on the season after failing to finish a late-game comeback in Sunday's 27-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans. What happened? Bears receivers dropped TEN passes, including two in the end zone on a potential game-winning drive.

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Root backs 'brilliant' Cook to remain captain

There have been times going back to the controversial retention of Nick Compton for the early summer series against Sri Lanka when there has appeared total confusion over which selectorial direction England were heading in. 'But it's a great opportunity and very exciting'. Combined with his experience of bowling under pressure in limited-overs cricket, Dawson feels he "offers some control with the ball".

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Kelly: I'm not interested in options outside Notre Dame

One highlight, however, was running back Josh Adams . Brian Kelly said everything is on the table in terms of his coaching staff. "What this team and this group have is something special". Tillery was not penalized, but did receive a personal foul for stepping on right tackle Zach Banner's ankle after an extra point later in the drive. "I believe, if anything, coach Kelly deserves another chance if people are talking about him being fired because the fact that this is just one bad season".

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Mighty Mouse Johnson Retains UFC Flyweight Title in Funky Modern Classic

He has so thoroughly decimated the flyweight division that the promotion came up with a shiny gimmick: a tournament among a house full of non-UFC fighters who happen to wear championship belts won in smaller MMA promotions, with the lucky/unlucky survivor being awarded a (long) shot at "Mighty Mouse".

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Steph Curry shows way as vengeful Warriors deal Lakers 43-point hammering

As for Russell, Walton said the news regarding his injury "caught me by surprise". "I was in the way, stole the ball from Lou. [Williams] let me know after the game; he told me I was lucky I made it". Beyond also having seldom-used veteran Marcelo Huertas, Jordan Clarkson (14.9 PPG, 2.3 APG, 2.7 RPG) also has experience running the point. Golden State got into some foul trouble fairly early in the quarter.

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Luis Suarez: 'Barcelona punished for failing to take chances'

Luis Suarez's glancing header from Neymar's left-wing free-kick put Barcelona ahead at the Nou Camp. Barcelona has now drawn three straight league clashes, while Real remains at the summit. Barca, who brought on fit-again Andres Iniesta for his first appearance since October, could have made it two in the 68th minute with Neymar cutting inside from the left and beating a man before smashing the ball over the bar.

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Test Series India close in on win despite Root fifty

India now lead the five-Test series 2-0. The 34-year-old English pacer didn't have the best of times in the third Test against India at Mohali , ending the match wicketless. Hameed, unable to open the previous evening because of the injury he first suffered in the second-Test defeat in Vizag before being hit again in the first innings here, came in at number eight to join Root.

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Colts Without Three Defensive Starters For Monday Night

Luck missed his first game of the season last Thursday after complaining of concussion-like symptoms after a win November 20 against Tennessee. With Luck forced to miss the team's Thanksgiving Day game against Pittsburgh, the Colts offense sputtered in a 28-7 loss.

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Southgate Appointed England Manager On Four-Year Deal

Although Southgate has spent three years within the FA, he is one of the least experienced first-team managers to be entrusted with one of the most high-profile jobs in world football. This post was syndicated from 360Nobs.com. Having only previously managed Middlesbrough and the Young Lions, Southgate lacks experience at the top level but is the first former England global to hold the job since Kevin Keegan resigned in 2000.

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More at stake than bragging rights in Ohio State-Michigan clash

Florida State is the only other ACC team in the Top 25 at 14. A loss to end the regular season would be devastating. In 2013, a double-digit underdog Auburn knocked off No. But as we went inside the room and we talked to the coaches that are on the selection committee, LSU is a very talented team that I don't think any of our coaches, if they were still coaching today, would want to play.

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Kessel helps Penguins rally past Red Wings 5-3

Detroit had recorded at least a point in five straight games. The Penguins honored the 1991 and '92 Stanley Cup-winning teams, as almost 40 former players, coaches and team executives attended the morning skate and were recognized during an on-ice ceremony before the game.

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Mourinho: Schweinsteiger can stay at Man Utd

Now when January comes around, he is the powerful one and probably more powerful than before because he is now training with the team. "He was continuously working for a month so we thought it would be an option for him to play a little bit".

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Southampton boss Claude Puel dismisses Virgil van Dijk exit speculation

When asked about the van Dijk rumors, he was dismissive of the question. Van Dijk has impressed with consistently strong performances since joining Southampton from Celtic in September 2015. "Fraser is still terrific but Van Dijk is probably the best centre-back in the Premier League at the moment". I like this also, because in all my different [clubs] it was always important for me to develop and start with new players every time.

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Patriots to place TE Rob Gronkowski on IR after back surgery

He suffered a punctured lung in Week 10 after being drilled by Seahawks safety Earl Thomas. He has caught 25 catches for 540 yards and three touchdowns in eight games this season. Although the National Football League does give each team one "return" designation to bring a player back from injured reserve, the Patriots have already used that designation on backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett.

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Rob Gronkowski placed on injured reserve, can't play again until 2017 season

The nightmare scenario just came true for the Patriots. The video is of him in a hospital gown using a walker. Gronkowski shared an Instagram video of himself post-surgery on Friday night , "back in action" after the surgery. Although each team is allowed to designate one player to return from IR, the Patriots can't do that with Gronk because they already used their one slot on Jacoby Brissett.

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Sherri Papini: Has 'Integrity' Of Kidnapping Case Been Compromised By Her Husband?

According to Sherri, her captors were two Hispanic women armed with guns . California mom Sherri Papini had "message" burned onto her skin https://t.co/FNI2onR1ld #CW39 pic.twitter.com/NzoUmbD236 - CW39Houston (@CW39Houston) December 1, 2016 Given the choppy description of her captors, likely due to them hiding their faces, law enforcement is still searching for more clues about who may have been involved in the abduction of Sherri Papini .

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Police widen probe into historic football sexual abuse claims

Bennell was sentenced to nine years in prison in 1998 after admitting 23 specimen charges of sexual offences against six boys aged nine to 15, with another 22 offences left on file. Stewart found the courage to come forward with his story after Woodward told The Guardian he had suffered years of abuse by Bennell while playing for the Crewe Alexandra team.

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EPL 2016/17: Arsenal 3-1 Bournemouth - 5 Talking Points

But Wenger seems to be relatively relaxed over Sanchez's future. The winger's tally is his best in the top flight since 2012-13, when he scored 14, and he helped provide a much-needed win for Arsene Wenger's side as they extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 19 games.

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British Chancellor Philip Hammond admits Brexit vote means £122 billion extra borrowing

During his first Autumn Statement as Chancellor, Hammond said the reform would mean tax changes are announced "well in advance" of the start of the tax year, in a bid to promote certainty and simplicity within the tax system. This multi-million-pound tax break will save the average auto driver £130 a year and the average van driver £350 a year. So the spring budget in a few months will be the final spring budget.

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Arsenal's Arsène Wenger Issues Fitness Updates On Cazorla, Debuchy, Giroud And Welbeck

West Ham will be without top scorer Michail Antonio and defender Aaron Cresswell after both suffered groin injuries in the midweek EFL Cup defeat. They are now in the fourth position of the league table with 28 points, just three behind the table toppers, Chelsea .

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Anthony scores 29 as Knicks down T-Wolves

Since then Melo has shot 26% from the field on 60 field goal attempts including last night in Minnesota. Before the game, Towns revealed that he and Porzingis had talked "for a good 20 minutes" - terming it "a great conversation, about the game, but more about life" - following the Knicks' win on Wednesday at Target Center.

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'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' Star Welcomes Kanye Home; Celebrates

The 39-year-old was admitted to hospital last Monday suffering from "temporary psychosis due to sleep deprivation and dehydration", said TMZ . In addition to going back on the road for his Saint Pablo tour, West worked on designs for his Yeezus fashion line and for Adidas.

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Crystal Palace Made It Tough - Yaya Toure Hails Manchester City Victory

It was Toure's first Premier League appearance of the season after his agent publicly criticised Guardiola for leaving him out of City's Champions League squad. We've missed you, Yaya. "So I was a little bit anxious against Middlesbrough, when you don't concede absolutely anything and you create enough chances to win the game [and still don't]".

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LSU In Talks with Houston Football Coach Tom Herman, Sources Say

The LSU job opened in late September, following the Tigers' last-second loss to Auburn, which dropped LSU to 2-2 and cost Les Miles his job. He also was head coach at Ole Miss from 2005 to 2007. He's been a household name in his home state for decades, having won a state championship at South Lafourche High School, where his teammates included quarterback Bobby Hebert, who would go on to an National Football League career, notably with the New Orleans Saints.

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Detroit Lions beat Minnesota Vikings on Matt Prater's last-second field goal

Rather, it was Lions kicker Matt Prater who sealed a Lions victory with a 40-yard field goal on the final play of the game. It's become wise to assume the Detroit Lions will always trail in the fourth quarter, and just as wise to think they will always come back.

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Real Madrid Injury-ravaged Real recover Benzema, Ramos for derby

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says Karim Benzema is available to face Atletico Madrid in the derby on Saturday. "He is better, and if he is on the squad then he can play", Zidane said. Atletico haven't lost a league derby in the past three seasons, including Zidane's only La Liga defeat as Real boss in a 1-0 win at the Santiago Bernabeu back in February.

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Butler, Wade lead Bulls over LeBron, Cavaliers

Houston led from start to finish in winning 128-110 in Denver, Boston needed a 10-0 surge in the fourth quarter to pull away from Sacramento and record a 97-92 win, while a sloppy NY gave up the lead against Minnesota in the fourth quarter before snatching it back and edging the Timberwolves 118-114.


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