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UFC returns to Buffalo on April 8

So far, the UFC has held two shows in New York - UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden last November, and UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. UFC 7 featured an eight-man tournament, which Marco Ruas won, as well as a Superfight Championship between Ken Shamrock and Oleg Taktarov , which ended in a draw.

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Harry Kane hits hat trick as Tottenham go second

For everyone involved with Tottenham (players, coaches, the front office and supporters), beating Chelsea is what has given this Spurs team a massive confidence booster as they look to continue their winning streak against Manchester City this Saturday.

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Carroll admits Seahawks cornerback Sherman played hurt

Carroll told KIRO-AM that Sherman's injury was significant and it was "stressful" for Sherman to play with the injury. Meanwhile, Sherman only appeared with an injury once all season, an ankle ailment leading up to Seattle's Week 12 game with Tampa Bay.

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Rodgers again: Packers top Cowboys 34-31 on improbable throw

We're gonna celebrate this and move on to Atlanta". "We just haven't had as much on the line as we had today", Jones said. "We certainly want the best for him whether he's here or somewhere else, Garrett said". Mason Crosby then kicked a 56 yard field goal to take a 31-28 lead. But even 12 seconds was still enough time for Rodgers. As far as quarterbacks go, there's Aaron Rodgers, and then there's everybody else.

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Pogba: I rejected Barcelona and Real Madrid

United would end up drawing with Liverpool 1-1 in today's EPL clash. But despite his woes against Jurgen Klopp's men, Pogba has been enjoying life at Old Trafford and is glad he chose his former club over Real Madrid and Barcelona . I didn't know when. United are now sixth in the Premier League and Pogba is completely focused on helping his side replicate their former glories. He played for four years with the Italian champions before rejoining United, and now he says he's back because ...

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House destroyed by explosion in Blackley, Manchester

We thought someone had crashed a auto into our house, so we went out to see and it was that bang, ' a neighbour told the Manchester Evening News . Fire crews sealed off the street after the blast yesterday afternoon, with two men remaining in hospital.

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Juventus changes logo, faces fury from fans

Juve president Andrea Agnelli added: " This new logo is a symbol of the Juventus way of living ". Meanwhile Juventus' merchandising has been overhauled as the club looks to forge brand partnerships with other "global Italian brands" which offer "more engaging experiences and open up new markets".

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Jamie Carragher and Thierry Henry assess Premier League title race

Chelsea made light of striker Diego Costa's absence to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points on Saturday with a 3-0 win at champions Leicester City. Elsewhere in the Premier League, Ronald Koeman's Everton side produced a magnificent performance as they thumped title chasers Manchester City 4-0 at Goodison Park.

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Fernando Verdasco vs Novak Djokovic, 2017 Australian Open

Verdasco, who has defeated Djokovic four times in the past, was expected to give a tough fight but the defending champion was too hot to handle from the very beginning. While the Spaniard was not at the same level as in that Qatar Open semi-final, it still made for an entertaining contest. Djokovic will be favourite going into the match, but the Australian Open has already seen an upset this year with women's fourth seed Simona Halep falling to unseeded American Shelby Rogers.

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Clutch Rodgers leads Packers past rallying Cowboys, 34-31

Then the former Mississippi State quarterback, who ran for six touchdowns this season, took it upon himself to convert the two-point try. And Crosby had to make the victor twice after Dallas coach Jason Garrett called timeout before the first attempt.

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USC's Adoree Jackson announces plan to enter National Football League draft

Jackson, a junior, is among the fastest players in college football, and he's been one of the Pac-12 Conference's top cornerbacks and return specialists since he was a freshman in 2014. One NFL scout sees Jackson as more of a second-round draft pick than a first-rounder, and NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah has expressed concern about Jackson's lack of size (5-foot-11, 185 pounds).

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Watch Cubs 'Pardon' President Obama During Hillarious White House Visit

Among the gifts the Cubs presented Obama were a No. 44 jersey and a No. 44 from the Wrigley Field scoreboard. Then he went into a description of how the Cubs got to the World Series , with their 103-win season, great play in the postseason, gave specific shout-outs to numerous assembled players, in particular noting Anthony Rizzo ("my fellow 44") and his leadership qualities.

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World Series Champion Chicago Cubs Visit White House, President Obama

The team presented the president with an honorary Cubs jersey, a 44-tile, a signed W flag and a lifetime pass to Wrigley Field. For that, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein offered Obama "a midnight pardon for all your indiscretions as a baseball fan".

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National Football League play-offs: Green Bay beat Dallas, Pittsburgh see off Kansas City

The play was confirmed on review. "I'm proud of these guys", Witten said. We continue to wait for a nail-biter of a game. "It's kind of a blur right now", Crosby said. Aaron Rodgers continues to dominate. They beat out the no-fly zone in Denver and the legion of boom in Seattle with a starless secondary consisting of Morris Claiborne, Barry Church, Byron Jones and J.J.

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Crosby field goal lifts Packers past Cowboys and into NFC Championship

The Packers , who had a record of 4-6 after a November loss to the Washington Redskins, have not been beaten since. He also plays for a team that has an incredibly talented running back but Prescott makes plays and won games this season with his arm.

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Ozil and Sanchez can be persuaded to stay - Cech

He added: "It is not the award itself that is important to me - if I may say that - but that so many fans on the internet give me your vote makes me a bit proud". "I still can not measure it". Even if I'm not the most vocal player on the pitch, my voice is heard in the team. "Chilean people and Chilean media are not used to winning trophies because we had never won a title before".

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Green Bay Packers vs Dallas Cowboys: Packers Advance To Championship

One play later, the Packers ended it with a Mason Crosby field goal. But with only 18 seconds remaining, Rodgers fired incomplete deep downfield. Close isn't good enough against a future hall of fame quarterback with a Super Bowl victory on his resume.

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Nadal overpowers 'tough' Mayer to advance at Open

Growing stronger as the match progressed, Nadal worked the 33-year-old German over in baseline exchanges. In that crucial 6th game, we saw more deuces than in the rest of the match, but Goffin somehow found the way to hold after saving two break points, and he won the last 10 points of the match to cross the finish line and edge a very risky rival, breaking Opelka at love in game number 9.

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Mason Crosby makes history with his big kicks

Dak Prescott. After rebounding from a back-breaking pick to engineer a 15-point fourth-quarter comeback and two game-tying drives, all the doubts should be erased. In a game that looked as if it would go into overtime, Green Bay's Jared Cook made an incredible catch on the sideline that put the Packers in field goal position.

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Monty Panesar to advise Australia ahead of India tour

Panesar has been playing club cricket in Sydney this summer and is set to travel to the Centre of Excellence in Brisbane this week to offer spin advice. Australia will come in February for the Test series. Shane Watson has backed the Australian squad to do better than the last touring party to India when the former Test opener and four other players were infamously suspended for homework-gate.

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Diego Costa: Chelsea striker to return against Hull

Despite last week's loss at Tottenham, Chelsea had seemed poised to dominate the race for the Premier League title. To do that, Conte wants to see the right attitude when Costa does get to train with the first-team squad later this week. Reading between the lines, his comments felt like a pointed message towards Costa and anyone else tempted by the riches on offer in China. The striker has also drawn interest from a Chinese club that could pay him more than $30 million a year, thus leaving ...

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Kings Struck by Lightning in LA

Brian Boyle scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning opened a six-game road trip with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday. It was the first shot and the first goal of the game for the Kings. Budaj left his net in favor of a sixth attacker with a little more than a minute left in regulation play, but the Kings couldn't get the sort of sustained pressure that results in a late goal.

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Draymond Green mocks LeBron James for flagrant flop

James fell hard to the floor, and Green was not amused as James remained down. He would eventually miss Game 5 of the series due to the accumulation of too many flagrant foul points. National Basketball Association on TNT analyst Charles Barkley called the foul "bogus", while Shaquille O'Neal argued it was a flagrant "according to the letter of the law".

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The Chicago Cubs just gave President Obama the coolest gift ever

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday that Obama is "really looking forward to it", as were a number of West Wing colleagues who are Cubs fans. "They said this day would never come", President Obama opened his welcome speech. He also had a few jokes about the team. After the event, Obama joined his wife at the Jobs Have Priority Naylor Road Family Shelter in Washington , where they helped paint details onto a mural of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Schroder Scores 28, Leads Hawks Past Knicks, 108-107

The Hawks trailed by five points with under four minutes remaining. The Hawks (24-17) won for the ninth time in the past 10 games, including sweeping back-to-back afternoon games. Kemba Walker scored 24 points to lead the Hornets. Carmelo Anthony paced the Knicks with 30 points and seven rebounds and Derrick Rose added 18 points and nine assists but also committed six of the Knicks' 18 turnovers.

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Roy Williams earns 800th career win as No. 9 UNC tops Syracuse

Now he looked past the cameras toward the man in the back of the room. No. 800: January 16, 2017: Williams reaches a milestone with UNC's 85-68 victory over Syracuse . "I know he was super excited for his first college match". "Now Wanda's got a different view on him because I wouldn't have gotten to the golf course if it hadn't been for him, either".

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NFL Playoff Schedule 2017

The league is going to look at the ratings and then move forward from there, which means we should probably get used to these late-night contest because the game in Kansas City ended up doing pretty well. In unadjusted fast affiliates, which surely will change, Sunday's Divisional playoff game snared a 10.4/30 rating among adults 18-49 and a huge viewership of 32.04 million between 8:30-11 PM.

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Joe Hart wakes up to 15 missed calls from Pep Guardiola

Romelu Lukaku and Kevin Mirallas put Everton firmly in control in the opening 46 minutes, before teenagers Tom Davies and Ademola Lookman , with their first goals for the club, completed the rout. "Teams do not need to create many chances to get past City", he says. As the fourth goal creeped between the legs of Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo against Everton , the warning bells that were already ringing at the Etihad, now seem to have become unbearable for one of best managers ...

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Brian Winters re-signed by Jets to four-year deal

He was clearly the Jets' top priority among their own free agents, and general manager Mike Maccagnan was quick to lock him up. It was a disappointing end to an otherwise strong campaign from the fourth-year veteran, and the Jets were smart to lock him up to an extension now before he hit the open market.

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Kerber sees Tsurenko battle as crucial for Melbourne defence

It's been just 17 months since an 18-year-old Bencic added Williams to her latest list of scalps en route to claiming the biggest title of her young career at the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank in Toronto, and the memories are still very fresh for the Swiss Miss, who can recall the match like it was yesterday.

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Kompany in contention for Everton clash, says Guardiola

He is sticking by his guns, and it might just take some time before the team perfects the system and we see similar results to what he had at Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Against Everton , the team was exposed as the Toffees ended up taking a convincing win in front of a raucous Goodison Park. For starters they still have silverware to play for, starting in a couple of weeks with an FA Cup fourth round meeting against Crystal Palace or Bolton, before February sees the resumption of the ...

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Davis leaves Pelicans game with injury

New Orleans star Anthony Davis took another frightening fall on Monday and the Pelicans succumbed 98-95 to the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis. The good news here is that the X-rays taken on his thumb and hip both came back negative, so it appears AD has avoided a serious injury.

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Marion Bartoli Says Serena Williams is the Strongest Player Mentally in History

Bencic used that winning week in Canada as a springboard towards becoming the youngest Top 10 debutante since Caroline Wozniacki in 2009, but injuries nearly immediately stunted her progress and caused her to be unseeded ahead of the Australian Open .

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Arsene Wenger opens up about Alexis Sanchez after Arsenal's win at Swansea

Two deflected Alex Iwobi shots, which were credited as own goals to Jack Cork and Kyle Naughton, and a neat Sanchez volley secured Arsenal's first league double over Swansea since the 1982-83 season. The north London side, who finished second last term, are aiming to win the Premier League title for the first time since their famous unbeaten triumph in the 2003-04 season.

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Ranked Kerber to play without expectations in search of AO repeat

But she showed true grit to win the first set on a tiebreaker before closing out the second 7-5. The final game proved a real test for Williams as she struck a double fault on her first match point. "A lot has happened in the past year and I'm just enjoying playing and trying to get better every day". Ended the year without the No. 1 spot for the first time since 2012.


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