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Sport Player faces unsporting conduct charges for shoving ball boy
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TODAY co-host Karl Stefanovic lashed Marrone for his behaviour, declaring the Adelaide player should be rubbed out for a long time. As Adelaide desperately chased an equaliser, Marrone accosted a ball boy who delayed giving him the ball for a throw-in, tackling him to the ground.

Sport Kevin Durant 'Learned How to Tune Out' OKC Crowd
Author: 0 Kevin Durant 'Learned How to Tune Out' OKC Crowd

It's safe to assume KD is highly motivated to play in OKC, but he and the Warriors also have to look at the big picture. "We'll see how I feel in the morning", Durant said after practice Tuesday at St. Warriors coach Steve Kerr meanwhile said Durant would be ready for anything in terms of crowd reception. If he does play, he said he's going to be focused on getting a win and not focused on the outside noises.

Sport Shaun Marsh could miss first Ashes Test
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Should Warner be ruled out, the most logical move would be to shift Marsh up the order to open with Cameron Bancroft, and have Maxwell come in at No. 6. "I think he's improved a fair bit over the last 24 hours". Nonetheless, shortly after captain Steve Smith relayed that update at his pre-match press conference, Cricket Australia announced they were calling up batting all-rounder Maxwell.

Sport Chip Kelly turns down Tennessee offer
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Former NFL and University of OR football coach Chip Kelly will decide between coach openings at Florida and UCLA in the coming days, ESPN reports . Kelly, who is now working as an ESPN analyst, has nearly thirty years of coaching experience, and eight years of head coaching experience. He went 26-21 over three seasons with the Eagles from 2013 to '15, but owner Jeffrey Lurie fired him late in the 2015 campaign, amid a losing season and speculation of tension in the locker room.

Sport UofL: Brian Bowen will not play, Kenny Johnson fired
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In a written statement, the troubled program announced that Bowen will remain on scholarship but can not practice with the Cards. Bowen is the five-star freshman widely believed to be involved in the FBI's investigation into corruption in college basketball .

Sport Raiders Part Ways With Ken Norton, Jr
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Oakland head coach Jack Del Rio released a statement thanking Norton and announcing that John Pagano will take over as the team's defensive coordinator. The Raiders have allowed 247 points (24.7 per game) this season, tied for 11th-most in the NFL. Raiders opponents have completed a league-high 72.3 percent of their passes this season.

Sport Trump rips NFL after report on new national anthem policy
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When the commissioner being paid handsomely will he become severe, and intelligent? That person said it was "too early to tell " for certain if the change to the anthem policy will be made by owners and the league. Most recently, he called out Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch for witting on the bench during the Star Spangled Banner, and then standing for the Mexican anthem, prior to their matchup against the New England Patriots in Mexico City.

Sport Former USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct
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In an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes that aired November 12, Raisman alleged she was one of the gymnasts who was sexually abused by Nassar. On Monday, Douglas clarified her comments and apologized again to Raisman. Nassar is expected to plead guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct in MI in an unrelated sexual assault case against other gymnasts. "I didn't know anything differently", Raisman said, per the New York Post's Mark Moore .

Sport Bills reverse course in having Taylor start against Chiefs
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It's expected that the more experienced Taylor will remain the starter so long as the team is in playoff contention, but if things head further south for the Bills , Peterman could get another look late in the season. It's hard to believe the 5-5 Bills were once 5-2 as they have since re-established themselves as a snafu, something that so many Bills teams have been since the drought era began 18 years ago.

Sport Hall of Fame chairman's stunning beg: Keep steroid users out
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Morgan's letter was sent the day after the Hall of Fame issued this year's official ballot of 33 players who will be considered for induction with the class of 2018. Their reasons "well they were Hall-of-Famers before they started taking steroids" and "before steroids, what about all the players who took amphetamines for 100 years?" are equally lame.

Sport Bangor University study reveals different emotional responses to alcohol
Author: 0 Bangor University study reveals different emotional responses to alcohol

Researchers from the NHS Trust in Wales and King's College London then analyzed their responses, and published their work in BMJ Open on November 21. Beer was also associated with feeling relaxed and confident, although it was also associated with high levels of feeling exhausted. Bellis: There are many factors that may link different drinks to different emotional outcomes.

Sport Denver Nuggets' Paul Millsap Out Indefinitely
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There were big sighs of relief in Denver when Paul Millsaps' X-rays on his injured wrist came back negative. Millsap was averaging 15.3 points per game and led the team with 1.3 blocks per game. This will be a good opportunity for guys like Trey Lyles and Kenneth Faried to step up and show that despite the log jam at the four spot, Denver's depth can still carry them to success.

Sport Grand Slam Events Take Steps to Curb Mid-Match Retirements
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The 25-second serve clock gives players 5 more seconds than ATP rules now allow on the men's tour. There could be changes from 2019 onwards as the Grand Slam Board has indicated that it 'intends to revert' to the 16 seeds' format. The timing of the pre-match warm-up will be strictly enforced (1 minute after walk-on to be ready for the pre-match meeting, followed by the 5 minute warm-up, then 1 minute to be ready to start the match).

Sport Ange Postecoglou stands down as Socceroos coach
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Ange Postecoglou has resigned as Australia National Team coach after deciding not to continue in the post until the 2018 World Cup finals in Russian Federation. "His leadership and beliefs are infectious and I'm proud that I had the chance to share his journey with him and witness his love for our country".

Sport Jose Mourinho: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic in no condition to start'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic in no condition to start'

He also said that Jones will miss the game against Brighton this weekend, but Bailly could be fit for the Seagulls' visit. Tomorrow he plays again, but we don't have Jones and we don't have Bailly again. 'I am not an angel and I had players be injected to play official matches, crucial matches but a friendly - to get six local anaesthetic injections to play a friendly, I've never heard of that'.

Sport Conte takes aim at fixture organisers
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Premier League champions Chelsea are second in their Champions League group and need one win to seal their spot in the knockout stages with two group fixtures remaining. Conte said: "This season, we faced a lot of problems from the start and now we are trying to solve these problems, to recall players, to find the right form for players like Eden and".

Sport England up for the Ashes fight
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If either star batsman struggles for runs, it is liable to damage their team's prospects and add to the pressure that confronts most captains in an Ashes series. Smith may be an unorthodox run-scorer but he is now top of the Test batting rankings and Root, a more classical stylist, is second in that table. After Nathan Lyon's threat to end their careers, the touring side were keen to point out that it is they who have won four of the past five series, including the most recent encounter ...

Sport Jose Mourinho pleased to see Romelu Lukaku on scoresheet
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Manchester United are now on second position in the league with 8 points behind City. Ibrahimovic returned after a seven-month absence with a cruciate knee ligament injury to make a substitute appearance for United in their 4-1 win over Newcastle on 18 November.

Sport Ex-Bears great Brian Urlacher a Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalist
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Urlacher is one of six first-year eligible candidates, joining cornerback Ronde Barber, guard Steve Hutchinson , middle linebacker Ray Lewis, receiver Randy Moss and defensive lineman Richard Seymour. Butler played at Lee High before attending Florida State. Although the wait for Jacoby to receive his gold jacket and bronze bust has been far too long now, he's gotten much closer to enshrinement as he's been a finalist each of the last two years.

Sport With New Posting System Reportedly Agreed to, Giants Can Soon Chase Ohtani
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According to USA reports, the Texas Rangers, the Minnesota Twins and the New York Yankees are the only teams with bonus pools large enough to grant Ohtani a $3 million signing fee. The fee used to be unlimited, but it has been $20 million the past several years. Ohtani has such a high ceiling as a pitcher and a hitter and will sign a minor league contract and play for near the minimum in 2018 that every club will want a chance to sell to him.

Sport Writers: UM-Ohio State takes back seat to Iron Bowl
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The long-standing rivalry between these two college-football heavyweights has become known simply as "The Game" over the years, so when a reporter asked him about "The Game" at shoot-around on Monday, LeBron chose to play dumb and talk about the Pistons; then when it was clarified he was referring to Ohio State's game against Michigan , LeBron used that opportunity to cast some shade.

Sport Latest Antoine Griezmann quotes will have Man United fans drooling
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The news was further confirmed by Sky Sports' La Liga expert Guillem Balague who said that Atletico are preparing themselves for a massive transfer battle for Griezmann as he is already eyeing up Frenchman's replacement. Coach Diego Simeone too, hinted at his departure in the summer during the post-match press conference, after the Madrid Derby ended in a stalemate.

Sport Former Braves GM John Coppolella is now banned from baseball for life
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The 18-year-old Del Rosario was ranked the No. 4 hurler in the 2016 worldwide class by Baseball America . Manfred on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, also placed former Braves general manager Coppolella on the permanently ineligible list. None will be eligible to re-sign with the Braves. Former special assistant Gordon Blakely has been suspended a year. "During the 2015-16 worldwide signing period, the Braves signed five players subject to the Club's signing bonus pool to contracts containing ...