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Draft Kings and FanDuel announce merger: what you need to know

After months of reporting indicating that daily fantasy titans DraftKings and FanDuel would merge, they have finally agreed on the terms, and expect to close the merger sometime in 2017. Regulators in several states followed by questioning the games' legality. "We're not talking about insurance companies, healthcare providers or drug makers here", said But Daniel Etna, a NY attorney who has represented smaller daily fantasy sports operators.

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Novak Djokovic defeats spirited Dominic Thiem

Andy Murray was his victim in both those finals but last week the Scot evicted Djokovic from the ATP's world number one spot that he had jealously guarded for more than two years. "But, with the combination that Novak maybe mentally relaxed a little bit, he finally won all four majors, so for him being so dominant for so many years, you need to find new goals to motivate you".

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Victim of OKC airport shooting father of KC Chiefs player

Winchester, a current employee of the airline, was leaving work and walking to his vehicle when he was shot by Buie. "We do not know if Mr. Winchester was the intended victim", Balderrama said, "but it is possible the suspect acted in retaliation against the circumstances leading up to his resignation".

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Arrested After Trump Protest Turns Into Riot

Protesters organized in New York , Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and other cities for the fourth night of protests across the country and the fifth night of protests in Portland. An exact number of arrests wasn't immediately available, but police said they meant to release more information at noon Sunday. Protesters converged on Union Square and then marched through Midtown Friday evening.

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Chris Coleman: Aaron Ramsey ready for action in starting role versus Serbia

Serbia had lost top place at kick-off following Ireland's win in Austria, but their two-point lead over Wales was backed up by a psychological advantage from a win in 2014 World Cup qualifying. 12, 2016. James McClean's victor in Austria put Ireland top of the section before the added bonus of closest challengers Serbia and Wales drawing confirmed a two-point advantage.

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Rick Porcello has amusing response to Kate Upton, Verlander

Verlander got 14 first-place votes . Two writers from the Tampa Bay chapter of BBWAA - Fred Goodall of The Associated Press and Bill Chastain of MLB.com - left Verlander off their ballots. With voting taking place for the American League's Cy Young award and plenty of other awards up for grabs, it was nearly guaranteed that there might be some drama.

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Zidane gives little away ahead of derby

Atletico Madrid have scored in each of the six meetings against their cross-town rivals. Real have had a mixed bag of results so far spanning games in the domestic league and will look to pick up in their first real test of the season. "I hope he trains well in the last practice session and can make our squad". Atletico is a team that gets better every year, they are always improving.

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Latest College Football Playoff rankings jeopardize Western Michigan's path to Cotton Bowl

No. 2 Ohio State stands a great chance, if it wins its last two games, of being the first non-conference champion selected. Michigan , which was No. After a rocky season, Stanford is now ranked for the first time this season in the College Football Playoff rankings. Clemson beat Louisville on October 1 at home.

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Tottenham, Arsenal produce late comebacks in Premier League

Mourinho, who shared an icy handshake with Wenger before and after the match, must now rouse his players for Thursday's key Europa League home game with Feyenoord. "Luke Shaw worked well in this period where we had a very small group, which is not the best", said Mourinho. "So they were the lucky ones, we were the unlucky ones".

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Michael Jordan Comments on Russell Westbrook's Loyalty to Thunder

With the Thunder leading by three with seven seconds remaining, Westbrook escaped his defender (the Rockets would foul when he caught the ball), streaked to the basket, and elevated, throwing down a spectacular, one-handed dunk over the 7-foot Clint Capela .

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City denied at the death by De Roon

Aguero opened the scoring after being teed up by Kevin De Bruyne, but despite City forcing a string of saves from Victor Valdes, the second goal would not come and Marten de Roon equalised in second-half stoppage time . "In both games, we showed we could compete against two of the best teams in the league, or even the world because Arsenal and Man City have unbelievable squads".

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Ronaldo hits hat-trick as Real Madrid stun Atletico

Atletico Madrid approach the latest derby against Real Madrid no longer feeling inferior to their cross-city rivals, according to head coach Diego Simeone. "The fans will be the same as always, we need them to be the 12th man", added Simeone. However, a week-long training has seen the French worldwide getting fit in time to make the starting eleven.

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Premier League leaders Liverpool held at Southampton

The difficulty was finding a way through the mass of bodies, especially as the final ball and the first touch had to be flawless with space so restricted. Would Liverpool pay for their profligacy? Liverpool's wastefulness nearly cost them after 59 minutes when Austin's head met a cross from Soares but his effort glanced just wide.

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Expect some surprises in the team for second Test, says Virat Kohli

Skipper Cook (130) notched up his 30th Test hundred besides sharing a strong 180-run stand with his new opening partner Haseeb Hameed (82) to put their side in a strong position before declaring their second innings at 260 for three. "So, it would be good to have full teams from both the sides going into this Test match ", he added. But those were little things that woke me up every day in the morning.

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Two belts in his Conor

The ref pulled Conor off, and that was it. Conor McGregor is the first UFC fighter to hold two championships - the lightweight and heavyweight belts. "I want what I am due". McGregor knocks out Alvarez in second roundDuke he. It is unclear how much time off Conor McGregor plans on taking now that he is the champion of two weight divisions.

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Georgia Tech not content with merely being bowl eligible

Redshirt junior guard Jaaron Simmons (Dayton, Ohio) scored a season-high 17 points and almost finished with a double-double with a game-high nine assists to match his season high. The Bobcats won 61-55 at Maryland on December 12, 2007. A layup by freshman guard Justin Moore and a jumper by Jackson allowed Georgia Tech to even the score at 52-all with just over eight minutes left.

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Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's Advice to Premier League Title Chasers

The Senegal global has scored six goals in 10 Premier League appearances and gone on to form a formidable frontline partnership with Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino . " Mane is what I regard as an all-around player but I wouldn't put him in the same category as a fox in the box like Daniel Sturridge. The Reds thumped Watford 6-1 at Anfield on Sunday to overtake Antonio Conte's Blues at the top of the division, who assented to the summit courtesy of a 5-0 thrashing of Everton on ...

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Eddie Howe plans referee talks despite Bournemouth's win at Stoke

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe plans to speak with referee Roger East after feeling key decisions went against his side in their victory against Stoke . "But make no mistake, we would have loved to get some points from the last two games because there's some tough games coming up". I'm not against it but I've never seen it to the extent that I saw today to be perfectly honest.

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Klinsmann questioned as United States slumps to 0-2 start in qualifying

Moments later he was well behind the US defense again, faking USA keeper Brad Guzan off his line before scoring again, bringing the sellout crowd of more than 35,000 to its feet with such a roar you couldn't hear the Americans' pride drop.

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Man Utd, Arsenal Share The Spoils At Old Trafford

It was the first time since April that Arsenal failed to have a shot on target in the first half of any Premier League match . "At this moment, we are the unluckiest team in the Premier League - it's the reality", Mourinho told Sky Sports News afterwards.

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England strike late after Pujara, Vijay centuries

I think it has been fascinating Test cricket for the first three days in Rajkot and I've thoroughly enjoyed watching it and working out which team can get the upper hand. Vijay's afternoon looked as if it were to come to a premature end with a wild drive but Haseeb Hameed, making his Test debut, dropped his catch at short cover.

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Why Ed Orgeron Needs To Coach The LSU Tigers

Prior to Saturday, Fournette is fourth on LSU's all-time rushing yards list, and seven rushing touchdowns away from breaking Kevin Faulk's record. This is the week the Gators were supposed to be playing tiny Presbyterian in a rather meaningless non-conference home game sandwiched between the end of the SEC schedule and the rivalry game with Florida State.

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How Mourinho still has Wenger vexed

Michael Carrick captains the team today with Rooney on the bench, while Paul Pogba is expected to play higher up the pitch in support of the attackers. We should have six points more and that would put us in the top four, as it is we have a lot more work to do. "We tried to get him to come here". But, after recent brushes with authority, the Portuguese was restrained after the game .

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We are the unluckiest team in the league, claims frustrated Mourinho

Nigeria winger Alex Iwobi was left on the bench for the entire 90 minutes as Manchester United and Arsenal played out a 1-1 draw in their English Premier League fixture at Old Trafford on Saturday. "We were phenomenal by the defensive point of view", he said . "They could not be Arsenal the way they normally play football", Mourinho said. It was obvious that what Wenger was targeting was a draw or a nicked 1-0 win, while Manchester United , to their great credit, went for all three ...

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Trump picks Flynn as NSA, Pompeo to head Central Intelligence Agency

Trump's campaign said of Sessions Thursday: "While nothing has been finalized and he is still talking with others as he forms his cabinet, the president-elect has been unbelievably impressed with Senator Sessions and his phenomenal record as Alabama's attorney general and us attorney", the statement said.

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Struggling West Ham won't find respite from Spurs or in winter window

A number of injuries to star players has had its effect on the squad and Bilic will feel hard done by losing some of his main players even before the start of the season. Because I am Payet. It is believed that there is strong interest from La Liga in the 56-time Spain worldwide, who has only started one Premier League game for West Ham since his arrival on August 31.

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Shifting U.S. policy to right, Trump taps Sessions, Flynn

Mr Trump is a foreign policy novice and his early moves on national security are being closely watched in the USA and overseas. Sessions and Pompeo would both require Senate confirmation; Flynn would not. A three-term congressman, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and from Harvard Law School. He accused Muslim leaders of being " potentially complicit " in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, a comment that the Council on American-Islamic Relations denounced as ...

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Giroud snatches point for Arsenal in 1-1 draw at Man United

Mourinho was keen to stress how United were unlucky not to claim all three points and continued: "Of course it is two points dropped". In a rare attack by the visitors, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain reached the byline and crossed for his fellow substitute to head home at the far post with Arsenal's first effort on target all match.

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College Football Playoff projections after Week 11

Teams 2-4 in the College Football Playoff rankings (Clemson, Michigan and Washington) all went down, and two of those teams ( Clemson and Washington ) even lost at home. After that things get messy as the next nine teams include four one-loss teams with a legit shot to win their conference, one one-loss team with an awesome resume and nearly no chance to win their conference, and four two-loss teams that all still have a good shot to be champions of a power conference.

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LSU Seeks 4th Straight Win Over Florida

Of course, it's not as though Tigers interim coach Ed Orgeron expects his signal-caller to set the world on fire. The videos below offer an angle from the field as well as the press box as the scene broke out. However, the concerns about the passing game still remain. Austin Appleby is a bit more mobile than Luke del Rio , and McElwain will work hard to keep him in good situations with easy throws and plays that can gain just enough to avoid third and long.

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Conor McGregor angrily responds to Floyd Mayweather as war of words escalates

He tells that the comparison is similar to him being an elephant and Conor Mcgregor as an ant. $100m in one night? During his UFC 205 afterparty, McGregor challenged Mayweather to a $100 million fight. That's something I didn't know. "We'll be reaching out tomorrow, me and my lawyer, see you tomorrow". So, as far as trying to say he's the Floyd Mayweather of MMA ...

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No. 13 Oklahoma State goes to TCU controlling Big 12 destiny

The first matchup of Top 10 teams in the league this season, and a game that could end the Big 12 title chase. Standing in the way of Oklahoma State this Saturday are the Horned Frogs, who have underachieved and still need one win to become bowl eligible.

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55-Year-Old Joe Thomas Sr. Becomes Oldest Division I Player Ever

During his junior and senior seasons at Blackville High School, he was a star defensive lineman and a promising running back. Before Thomas made his appearance Saturday, the previous oldest player to appear in a Division I game was former SC wide receiver Tim Frisby.

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Man Utd 'unluckiest team' in EPL - Mourinho

Wenger made three changes from the 1-1 derby draw with Tottenham Hotspur as Carl Jenkinson, Mohamed Elneny and Aaron Ramsey replaced Hector Bellerin, Granit Xhaka and Alex Iwobi. " You have your sources ". "You did that for 15 days". You wrote, spoke, comment, criticised. "I could be working in some of the biggest clubs in Europe and I waited for the chance to work at a club I wanted to be".

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Alexis Sanchez starts for Gunners, Wayne Rooney benched

From Arsenal's point of view they will be looking to keep the game tight and to hit United on the break by using Theo Walcott's speed and the guile of Mesut Ozil to try and unlock the home side's defense. To emphasise this point, when Mourinho came to the end of his press conference, he left the room saying, "Finally I lost against Arsenal ". Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw are all out so Mourinho has had to deploy a makeshift defence once again, though Antonio Valencia has ...


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