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Kane Hits Hat-Trick as Spurs Win In Cyprus

Days after saying he was "in love" with Kane after the striker's double against West Ham in the Premier League, Pochettino had to find more kind words after the hat trick against Apoel in Cyprus. And Poch declared: "Cristiano Ronaldo is fantastic, one of the best". "He gets two chances and he scores two goals ". So is Kane the better striker, at least for this season? Asked if he would swap Kane for Ronaldo, Poch said he'd rather have both.

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Costa happy to return 'home'

According to Spanish paper El Mundo, Atletico will pay 55 million euros (£48.55 million) for Costa, making him their record signing, surpassing the 40 million euros they paid Porto for Radamel Falcao in 2011. Chelsea have a busy schedule next week, starting with Wednesday's trip to Atletico in the Champions League before hosting league leaders Manchester City three days later.

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Adidas executive, four college hoop coaches named in bribery scheme

Another indictment says that Jim Gatto , who according to LinkedIn is director of global sports Marketing - Basketball at Adidas , and others took part in a scheme where they bribed high school athletes in exchange for the athletes' commitment to play basketball for specific universities.

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LeBron James Comes Across More 'Presidential' Than Trump — ESPN's Kellerman

Had it been regarding a player James played with who had a better relationship with the Cavs' star, perhaps his response would have been different. Isaiah Thomas won't be ready for the start of the National Basketball Association season, which tips off in about three weeks, but the team is hopeful he'll be ready to rock by January.

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After Trump, sports media gets political in a whole new way

While this certainly isn't Trump's first tirade against, the scale of his most recent public sparring match gained significant backlash from players, coaches, and even some team owners . "Only if the players want to have that conversation", head coach Steve Kerr said. James told reporters he didn't regret calling Trump a "bum" on Twitter after the president announced he would withdraw an invitation to the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House.

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Trump urges National Football League to ban players kneeling during anthem

After Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, who had indicated that he would not go to the White House if invited by Trump , the president preemptively disinvited the team in a tweet on Saturday morning."Going to the White House is considered a great honour for a championship team".

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Police officer shot in Yonkers

In July, a judge, over prosecutors' objections, offered him a plea with youthful offender status, sentencing him to five years' probation. Daily News reports that both Maher and her partner were pinned behind the vehicle as Maher's partner desperately called for assistance, telling the dispatcher, "We have an officer shot in the face".

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Nike, Inc. (NKE) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.09 EPS

The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $124.32. Cowen and Company restated their hold rating on shares of Nike , Inc. Wagner Bowman Management reported 0.82% of its portfolio in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). The biggest holder now is Mr. Philip H. Knight who owns 21,838,652 shares (1.33% of those outstanding), whilst Mr.

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Conte Hails Potential 'Great Striker' Morata After Chelsea Hat-trick

Defender David Luiz is banned, but Temoue Bakayoko should be fit despite having a minor auto accident on Thursday. While he described Morata as "a complete player", the Italian admitted there is "room for improvement" and one of those involves aggression, but that is also why it is the "right moment" to sign him as they can work together to develop this quality.

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Pochettino: My wife is jealous because I love Kane

Pochettino also joked his wife is "in love" with Kane. And not content with simply talking up Kane, Donis then want on to put the England striker in the same bracket as arguably the three best players in the world - Lionel Messi , Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo .

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Chelsea agree £57m deal with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa transfer

At the same event, Koke's teammate Angel Correa said that the return of Costa would push the rest of the squad to do their best. A £32 move to Chelsea followed and despite helping the Blues to two Premier League title wins in three years, a major falling out with manager Antonio Conte meant that his days at Stamford Bridge were numbered.

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We Were 100 Percent In Control Against Stoke - Antonio Conte

And the 24-year-old showed on Instagram why he has become such a marked man by exquisitely controlling a piece of gum on the golf course. "Hazard is very important for us, so we have to make sure he is ready to play a full game". "I think he is showing that he is a really complete player". "Alvaro don't forget, in his previous experience, didn't play a lot at Juventus or at Real Madrid", Conte told reporters.

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'Diego Costa without attitude' - Alvaro Morata era dawns at Chelsea

Both Courtois and Morata will be hoping to start for Chelsea when the Blues return to Champions League action on Wednesday night with a crunch clash against Atletico Madrid in Spain. It means we create chances for our striker to take. "I think this is very important for Chelsea ". Tammy Abraham, the player who spurned Nigeria's advances this week, scored his second league goal of the season for Swansea who lost 2-1 to Watford that had Isaac Success on the bench for the whole ...

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Neymar-Led PSG to Host Bayern Munich

Bayern has not begun their campaign in top gear and while they beat Anderlecht in their Champions League opener, the hosts seem to have a slight advantage over their pedigreed rivals. "I had a discussion with the club because certain things were either not going right or I hadn't understood them, and now I am pleased to be part of this project which is one of the most ambitious in Europe", Verratti, now 24, said recently.

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Carmelo will transition to starting power forward for the Thunder

But he said the team wanted to make sure they take "great shots", rather than good shots by spreading the ball around. "I want to win, and (to) be able to win at a high level". "That group now boasts three star-quality scorers, improved spacing around Westbrook, and enough defensive length and versatility to cover for Anthony ".

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Conte says I'd let Morata marry my daughter

Diego Costa is likely to win multiple trophies with Atletico Madrid after sealing his return to the club from Chelsea, according to former Blues forward Andriy Shevchenko. Since the transfer window now stands closed and Atletico banned from registering new players until 2018, Costa will only be able to play for Atletico in January.

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Kane responds as Hoddle backs him to become Tottenham's greatest ever striker

Apoel hit the crossbar through Igor de Camargo's fierce shot in the 19th minute, while Hugo Lloris was forced into two smart saves after the break with the score 1-0. It also marks his ninth hat-trick for Spurs since becoming a first-team player in 2013 - six of those have come in 2017 alone. "I think they are completely different type of players ".

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Mark Cuban to Trump: Don't Take Donations from Athletes

J. J. Barea, left, shows off his Dallas Mavericks NBA championship ring as owner Mark Cuban looks on before the team plays host to the Minnesota Timberwolves at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on Wednesday, January 25, 2012.

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Atletico game 'right moment' for struggling Hazard - Conte

Picking between the two is a hard task indeed, with each possessing a different skill set which they have used to devastating effect so far in 2017/18. Will you greet Diego Costa when you see him in the stadium? "We know he has this ability and we're very happy for him that he scored his hat-trick.

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Stricker says U.S. team to stand during national anthem

The team of 12 American players will take to the course just across the river from New York City, but dont expect them to kneel whilst the anthem is played. On Friday Trump described players who had knelt or raised fists for the Star-Spangled Banner over perceived racial injustice as 'sons of b******' and suggested they should be fired by team owners.

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Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys in pre-anthem statement

It comes after more than 200 players knelt, sat or prayed during the national anthem at the weekend, something the US President has said should result in them being fired. They were joined by owner Michael Bidwell, his family and general manager Steve Keim. The Cowboys have adhered to those wishes since the anthem protests were started by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last season.

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Antonio Conte's looking for magic in the Wanda

Relations between Costa and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte began to deteriorate in January when the striker reportedly had his head turned by a big-money offer from the Chinese Super League, which soon evaporated. I also need to improve my physical condition to be as good as possible. "He is very young, only 24, and he is very important for Chelsea ", Conte said.

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Donald Trump 'so proud of NASCAR' for stance on protests during anthem

At a rally in Alabama last Friday, Trump suggested that NFL owners should fire players who protest the national anthem . Dale Earnhardt Jr . The Seattle Seahawks players released a joint statement on Sunday explaining that they also would not participate in the national anthem. His latest comments on this subject followed a remarkable Sunday during which players at games across the country locked arms, knelt and stayed in the locker room during anthem in a show of solidarity ...

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Von Miller shoulders blame for Broncos' loss to Bills

But I know Tyrod, we were kind of laughing and joking through the whole game. After the game, Taylor was light-hearted about the incident, saying he thought it was amusing and that he didn't realize the bit would result in a penalty at the time, adding that he admits he got "played".

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Man City's Mendy set for injury layoff

He will become one of a number of City players to have been seen by the world-renowned Dr Cugat, who is a close friend of former Barcelona boss Guardiola , over the past year. Gabriel Jesus, Vincent Kompany and Kevin De Bruyne are among those to have been treated by him. Manager Pep Guardiola would be praying that nothing serious happens to his only recognized left-back, as a severe injury would leave the Spanish tactician in a major selection dilemma.

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Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea

The 24-year-old implored Blues supporters to change his old chant after it was deemed to be offensive towards Jewish people . On Thursday a deal was agreed for Costa to return to his former club Atletico Madrid and that move should be finalised next week.

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Researchers make potentially huge CTE breakthrough

If this is found to be a way to diagnose CTE, it could lead to finding ways to treat CTE in living patients. New research released Tuesday may make that possible. "They then compared the degree of elevation of CCL11 to the number of years those individuals played football and found that there was a positive correlation between the CCL11 levels and the number of years played".

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City's Mendy facing lengthy absence with knee injury

Moreover, the German is skillful, direct and has a fantastic finish, demonstrated by his four goals in City's last two games. "Having him on the same team now is a big bonus". This is obviously disgusting news because Mendy has made an incredible impact since arriving, and City are obviously very short in the full-back position.

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Chelsea 'in good shape' for Atletico clash, says Conte

I think Alvaro played very well. "When I speak about a lot of room for improvement it also means this aspect, to be more (aggressive)". Morata had tweeted after the game, "Since I arrived, I have been able to feel your support every single day, you are unbelievable and I'd like to ask you to please respect everyone!" "Though I'd hope a full strength Chelsea side will just edge them".

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Diego Costa completes Atletico Madrid move from Chelsea

Though the Toffees had a busy summer transfer period bringing in the likes of Gylfi Sigurdsson, Jordan Pickford, Wayne Rooney, Cuco Martina, Michael Keane and Davy Klaassen, they failed to bring in a quality striker to replace Romelu Lukaku.

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Warriors Expressed Interest In Dwyane Wade

It finally came to fruition over the weekend, with Wade reportedly leaving $8 million of the $23.8 million he was due on the table. Dwyane Wade has made a decision to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers and reunite with LeBron James , a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Tuesday night.

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DirecTV allowing National Football League refunds around player protests

While DirecTV and the National Football League were unavailable for comment, a customer service representative confirmed that refunds are being offered. With the origin of the protests going back to a year ago when Colin Kaepernick was trying to draw attention to racial injustice and police brutality, it seems unlikely that they will stop any time soon now that they have picked up even more traction.

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LeBron James: Trump tried to use sports to divide us

No matter the shape or size or race or ethnicity or religion or whatever. People finds teams, people find players, people find colors because of sport. "It's not about the disrespect of the flag and our military and everybody that has made this world free; it is about equality and people having the option and the freedom to speak upon things they feel that's not just".

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Trump says National Football League anthem protests unrelated to race

Trump referred to a player who disrespects the flag as a "son of a bitch". One reason why Kaepernick and other players have focused on making a gesture during the anthem instead of leading anti-police protests is that protesting the police would be *less* popular than protesting during the anthem.

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Boston Red Sox vs

The Sox returned home after winning 8-of-9 on a road trip, including series sweeps in Baltimore and Cincinnati for a six-game winning streak. Red Sox rookie left fielder Andrew Benintendi has been filling boxscores all season long. Josh Donaldson had his 31 home run of the season and drove in three runs to lead the Jays. Boston would try to rally, scoring runs in the fifth and eighth.


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