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Lord Coe's IAAF reforms to tackle corruption and doping backed

The IAAF has the chance to distance itself from "grotesque stories" of corruption when members vote Saturday on a raft of revolutionary reforms drawn up by president Sebastian Coe. "You should all feel violated", Coe said. Asics signed a multiple-year partnership that will cover the 2017 and 2019 world championships in London and Doha respectively.

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Grange congratulates Bolt on IAAF athlete-of-the-year title

Despite his multiple titles and world records, Bolt said the race that would always have a particular place in his heart was the world junior championships in his home country when he won the 200m as a 15-year-old. I do this for them, they keep me going. The Jamaican sprinter has insisted he has what it takes to make it as a professional footballer and will train with Dortmund following his retirement from athletics after next summer's World Championships in London.

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Cardinals' Arians (chest) released from hospital

Of course, the health issue that sent Arians to the hospital may not be directly related to their record, but the pressure associated with that record can't help either. "I'm going have to owe that person", Patterson said. "But Carson, he put a lot of trust in some guys that haven't come through for him", Arians added, via the team's official website.

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Man arrested in ex-NFL player's death; sheriff defends probe

When asked why he thought it was okay to read the epithets and obscenities, Normand said , "I hope it gets people to see how insane we've become". Normand defend the Tuesday arrest, saying that more witnesses came forward over the weekend - people who likely would not have gone to police if they knew a suspect was already in custody - and their accounts helped prosecutors build a strong case against Gasser.

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Cowboys finally force turnover and extend win streak

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) runs from Minnesota Vikings middle linebacker Eric Kendricks, right, during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. Stars shine when the lights are bright-wait, that doesn't make any sense... the best athletes step up their game in hard matchups-actually, I don't know if that's technically even true...

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UCLA basketball is back, baby

In the process, they left little doubt who the better team was, and also made another statement altogether: In a season where everyone assumed the road to the title went through Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, or maybe one or two other teams, you have to consider UCLA in the title conversation.

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I was sexually abused at premiership club, says former player

A dedicated NSPCC hotline - 0800 023 2642 - has been set up after the claims were reported. A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: "We have received a report in relation to an allegation of historic [sic] sexual offences in Newcastle".

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Ohio State defeats MI in OT

For that I apologize and confirm that I respect the decision of those officials and the outcome of the game. MI dropped from No. 3 to No. 5 in the AP Poll after losing to Ohio State , which stayed at No. Quarterback J.T. Barrett came up big for the Buckeyes. For a bulk of the game on Saturday , it appeared the Wolverines would get their revenge and a spot in the Big Ten title game.

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AP Power Rankings: Cowboys still No. 1 as top 6 stays same

The Ravens enter Week 14 as the third seed in the AFC owing to their division lead, but they are now locked in a tie with the Steelers for the division lead. Justin Houston and the Chiefs are trying to chase down the Raiders . Seattle's path to a division title is relatively simple. Every week it's the same story , "The Cowboys can't win on the road" or "A rookie quarterback can't lead a team to the Super Bowl".

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Colombia Plane Crash: Thousands Of Fans Hold Vigil For Team

Atletico Nacional has proposed that the Copa Sudamericana title be awarded to its Brazilian rival in honor of the team and the soccer world's loss. Now, EA has encouraged Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 Ultimate Team players to wear the Chapecoense kit and crest-in game.

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NZ coach backs players in Smith appeal bungle

While the home side may have won the ICC World Cup 2015, its lack of depth in the format was evident during the 5-0 series loss against South Africa in October. "I don't think there will be too much for the spinners. I've seen a bit of footage of that". New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said the make-up of the line-up would depend on the pitch prepared for the day-nighter in Sydney on Sunday, and Ferguson was in contention.

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United can still finish top four - Guardiola

Sixth-placed United have been held to draws in six of their last eight league games, including consecutive 1-1 results against Arsenal, West Ham United and Everton. "It's for one season". "We are going to speak with him, the managers, between each other we are going to decide". City were very good despite having a team full of reserves and young players, and apart from one defensive mistake at the start of the match, they were the better team and should have gotten a win.

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Arsenal routs Basel 4-1 to win Champions League group

However, they could face Bayern Munich, their conquerors in 2013 and 2014, or one of Borussia Dortmund or Real Madrid. Set to lead the line and Basel's mission for a goal and win is Marc Janko, who is 6/4 to score his seventh goal of the season with bet365.

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LA promises 2024 Olympics at half the price of Rio

LA bid officials insist $US5.3 billion ($A7.1 billion) will be enough to cover both operational and infrastructure costs for an Olympics that won't need any new, permanent stadiums. Projected costs have risen across the board in categories such as venue infrastructure and workforce expenses. Los Angeles has already committed to more than $200 billion in transit and airport projects, regardless of whether it wins the Olympic bid.

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Winning streak has Tampa Bay in rare playoff chase

And here come the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-5), who have won three straight - including last week's 14-5 triumph against Seattle - and are sitting just outside the NFC's second wild-card spot. We are getting some line value with this total due to the fact that both teams are coming off of low scoring games last week. The same holds true for most everyone on the Buccaneers roster.

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White Sox trade Chris Sale to Red Sox for Yoan Moncada, prospects

Chris Sale will lead a rotation that includes David Price and reigning Cy Young victor Rick Porcello , and just like that the Red Sox are right there with Cleveland as AL favorites. 3 for the White Sox . But the relationship between Sale and the White Sox became extremely strained this year. He also recorded 233 strikeouts (9.3 K/9) and a 4.9 bWAR en route to be named an American League All-Star and finishing fifth in AL Cy Young award voting and 16th in AL MVP award voting.

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Gareth Southgate may let Marcus Rashford play for England Under-21s

England have beaten Malta and Scotland in World Cup qualification and drawn in Slovenia while they also drew 2-2 in a friendly against Spain at Wembley, with his team having led 2-0 up until the last minute. Southgate's contract covers the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation and Euro 2020 and he confirmed "there is no break clause". Southgate's first assignment will be to ensure England successfully qualify for Russian Federation 2018.

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Foster, Venables bring top schemes to ACC title game

This is Clemson's second consecutive trip to the four-team playoff. Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster brushes that off somewhat because Watson also has attempted more passes than any other player in the league (453), but Hokies Coach Justin Fuente knows that capitalizing on interceptions could tilt Saturday's outcome.

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Bale out for four months

Bale has been influential for Madrid this season, performing easily as Cristiano Ronaldo struggled with form and fitness problems post Euro 2016 , scoring seven goals in 15 appearances across all competitions. The dynamic Welshman, who has played a significant role in Real's triumphs this year sustained an ankle injury in the midweek Champions League clash against Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday and would have to undergo surgery as per the official announcement from the club.

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Derrick Rose finding his groove during Knicks' hot streak

Anthony then worked the clock and hit a tough fall-away at the first-half buzzer over a double team, cutting the deficit to 54-53 at intermission. The Slovenian continues to thrive as the Heat's primary ball-handler as he's now averaging 23.4 points and 9.0 assists over his last five games.

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Lucas and a little luck help Arsenal to secure summit

Ozil, this time , slipped through a pass to Gibbs, who chose to shoot, and while the Basel goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik saved the initial strike, Perez was on hand to slot the rebound home. Sanchez has also found the net twice in five 2016-17 Champions League appearances and has an overall tally of 13 goals in 18 appearances in all competitions.

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Gasol has 26 points, 12 boards to lead Grizzlies past Sixers

Because the slot is temporary, Douglas will likely only be around until the first of the Grizzlies' injured players returns to the floor. Daniels followed a career-high 31 points Saturday night with a 29-point performance, shooting a blistering 7-of-11 from three-point range.

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Man who allegedly admitted shooting former National Football League player released

He was named Louisiana's "Mr. Football" in 2006, and The Times-Picayune newspaper named him the male high school athlete of the decade in 2009. Jefferson Parish Coroner Gerald Cvitanovich said McKnight was shot in the right shoulder, the right chest and the hand.

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Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers

Kevin Durant told reporters that Thompson could have gone for an even higher total if Steve Kerr hadn't elected to sit him with the game out of hand, both to save Thompson's energy, prevent injury and avoid further ruination of the Indiana Pacers brand through toxic humiliation.

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England coach Eddie Jones targets majority share for next summer's Lions squad

But after England made it 13 wins out of 13 under Jones for a ideal 2016, the coach said: "Firstly I'd just like to apologise, I've forgotten my red nose, but I'll get it later and put it on". Jones, who took over following England's abysmal World Cup campaign past year, said: "We were strangely quiet in the warm-up". As with their defeat to Ireland last week - which ended their hopes of a grand slam over the northern hemisphere's main nations after wins over Wales, Scotland and France - ...

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Stephen Curry gives take on Cam Newton 'tiegate'

The Panthers coach requires his players to wear neckties on team flights - and since Newton didn't do so, he was punished by being held out of the team's opening offensive series against the Seahawks. Rivera said the team has five core values set by owner Jerry Richardson - hard work, harmony, teamwork, listen and respect. "You can't really replace (them)".

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Pick-six, two-point conversion gaffe lead to Falcons' loss to Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Albert Wilson (12) celebrates his interception and touchdown with K ... "I shed a few during the game and I shed a few after", Berry said of playing a regular-season game in Atlanta for the first time. "I made the mistake there". Meanwhile, the Falcons' defense has been even worst in defending red zone scoring. "So I think I held it together pretty good".

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Klay Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers

Thompson scored 60 points in 29 minutes, which, according to Elias Sports Bureau research, is the fewest minutes played in a 60-point game. "Dean Smith was the only guy who could hold MJ [Michael Jordan] under 20, I'm the only guy who can hold Klay under 80, I guess", Kerr told reporters, via CSN Bay Area .

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Nick Young Hits Game Winner As Lakers Top Thunder

The Golden State Warriors were blasted by the Lakers on November 4 and then they played eight games before meeting the Lakers again on November 23, which included a four-game trip to the East. Much of the Lakers' production this season has come from their bench, which is leading the National Basketball Association in scoring at 52.1 points per game.

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Rams manhandled by Patriots hours after Jeff Fisher extension reported

There may be room for debate in some circles as to whether Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback to ever play the game, but following the New England Patriots' 26-10 dismissal of the dismal Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, there is no question as to the winningest passer in history.

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Red Sox land Sale from White Sox for four prospects

Sale will now sit near the top of a rotation that also includes the reigning AL Cy Young victor, Rick Porcello , as well as $217 million man David Price . The Red Sox paid Moncada $31.5 million after he defected from Cuba. Although he revealed himself to be not yet ready for the big leagues - he went 4-for-19 with 12 strikeouts - the Red Sox still believe he has the ability to become an All-Star.

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USW: 730 union jobs saved in Carrier deal - not 1100

Industrial component manufacturer Rexnord (RXN) is the latest to be thrust into the spotlight by Donald Trump over job relocation plans, with the president-elect going to Twitter over the weekend to criticize the company over its plans to shift work to Mexico.

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Birthplace of South Korea President Park Geun Hye's father 'hit by arson'

Park was accused of leaking documents to her close friend Choi Soon-sil, who is accused of wielding undue influence at the heart of the South Korean government and of personally profiting from her ties to the country's first woman president.

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Andrew Luck has a field day against Jets defense

The effort was lackadaisical and laughable. Also seeing his production fall off has been defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, who was a Pro Bowler past year after racking up 12 sacks. Johnson watched as the Jets were bullied by an inferior Colts offensive line and allowed quarterback Andrew Luck (22-for-28, 278 yards, four touchdowns) to pick apart his high-priced secondary.

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Everything You Need To Know About The Election Recount In Wisconsin

A federal judge in MI issued an order for the state to move forward with its recount effort on Monday. Green Party presidential nominee pushes for Election Day recount. On Sunday, U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith in OH ordered that the recount begin at noon Monday. The Wisconsin Elections Commission said no significant issues have been reported after four full days of recounting and any changes between canvass results and recount totals have been due to human error.


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