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Sport Conte admits to change of heart over Fabregas
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The Spain worldwide managed just 13 starts in Conte's first season as the London club went on to lift the Premier League and he was anxious about his future. "In the first half Swansea were wasting time ". I understand his philosophy and must say I am very proud of this. "I would be lying if said I wasn't anxious".

Sport Perera, Gunaratne return to Sri Lanka ODI squad v India
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If the air quality index (AQI) is between 151 and 200, it is recommended that outdoor exercises should be reduced. An AQI average above 300 is considered hazardous and is very likely to affect the entire population. "We can not expose our athletes to inhuman levels of pollution just because a few hundred crores (tens of millions of dollars) is at stake". The smog has become especially alarming in the past two years, casting doubt on the future of sports events.

Sport Tottenham Hotspur fans react on Twitter to Luke Shaw's Manchester United performance
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Paul Scholes has told Jose Mourinho that Luke Shaw's ability to change the pace of the game makes him Manchester United's best left-back. "I am not the luckiest guy with draws so it's better I shut up and forget it because we only play in February and until then I have to concentrate on the English competitions", added the Red Devils manager.

Sport UT Offers Head Coach Position To Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt
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Martin has been the offensive coordinator for USC for the last two years , and he's been on staff with the Trojans since 2012. Good luck to everyone involved. The Volunteers haven't played in the SEC championship since 2007 and haven't won the conference since 1998, when the program won a national championship.

Sport Giants Expect Giancarlo Stanton Decision This Week; Dodgers Biggest Threat
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The Giants are among seven teams Ohtani is considering signing with. It is worth noting that Stanton is 28 years old. He wants out of Miami because he doesn't feel they will be winning the World Series anytime soon. However, the feeling is that he will probably approve the deal. The Giants and Marlins have reportedly agreed on a general framework , but the decision ultimately comes down to Stanton.

Sport Mariners, Angels acquire int'l slot money
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ET on December 22 to sign a contract. Ohtani, the 23-year-old two-way star, is not believed to put a high priority on finances as he makes his decision, which must come by December 22. Minnesota had $3.07 million in bonus pool money before the trades, but it is not among the finalists in the Ohtani bidding. One might be right, though one or both will also be wrong.

Sport NFL Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon accused of sexual harassment
Author: 0 NFL Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon accused of sexual harassment

According to multiple reports, Wendy Haskell, 32, who worked for Moon's Sports 1 Marketing company, filed a lawsuit against her former boss in Orange County, CA. Once named NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year, Moon's reputation has since taken a major hit. But his reputation was later marred by scandals involving women.

Sport Steve Alford 'surprised' LiAngelo Ball leaving, defends himself, UCLA
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Wednesday, Nov. 15's news conference at UCLA was held less that 20 hours after Cody Riley , from left, LiAngelo Ball and Jalen Hill arrived at LAX after a flight from China. LaVar Ball says his "grand plan" is for all three sons to play for the Los Angeles Lakers . And after LaMelo was pulled out of Chino Hills High earlier this year by LaVar, it seems that the next step for the younger Ball brothers is to play in Europe to get them ready for the National Basketball Association.

Sport Lubaina Himid Wins the 2017 Turner Prize
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The victor is Lubaina Himid , an artist, and art teacher born in Zanzibar, Tanzania, 63 years ago, whose colorful paintings stand out for treating racism and the legacies of slavery. While best known as a filmmaker, she's also known as painter, her most popular piece being 2015's "Electrical Gaza". Himid has consistently foregrounded the contribution of African diaspora to Western culture.

Sport Eli Manning wants a Giants encore next season
Author: 0 Eli Manning wants a Giants encore next season

That's exactly what McAdoo was told to do in the first place, and his ability to carry out orders was the final straw for his dismissal. "What happened, happened. Expressing gratitude for the messages he received following his axing, Manning added: "I appreciate all the support the fans have given me over this past week - it's been overwhelming".

Sport The pots for Champions League last 16, first and second leg dates
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It is the first time in the history of the Champions League that a country has had five teams in the last-16 stage of the competition. "Well if you see the teams that you could face even being first, was hard but it's true that being first you play the second leg at home".

Sport Champions League group stage goal record broken as Coutinho nets hat trick
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Sevilla are now second in Group E and visit Maribor , though they will have their eyes peeled on the events at Liverpool . Coutinho completing a hat-trick through perhaps a fortunate deflection from a Spartak defender. Prior to this game there were still doubts as to whether Liverpool had what it takes to qualify. It is also why Coutinho's value remains innumerable to Liverpool , with a direct hand in 15 goals from his last 11 appearances.

Sport Celebrities React to Los Angeles Wildfires
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Mandatory evacuations were ordered in Kagel Canyon and some other nearby areas. Some area restaurants chose to remain open amid the fire and smoke-filled skies, while others closed shop for the day. This is now the fifth fire burning in the region. "We expect to be out here all week fighting and containing this fire", Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.

Sport Roger Goodell signs contract extension with NFL
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There had been various reports that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was going to step in to slow the process given how Ezekiel Elliott's situation was handled by the league. Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank headed the six-owner compensation committee that presented the deal on behalf of the 32 owners. The New York Times reported that Goodell's extension is for an additional five years.

Sport Hornets Coach Steve Clifford Takes Indefinite Leave To Address Health
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Hornets coach Steve Clifford will be away from the team for an undetermined period of time to deal with a "health issue". The Hornets didn't give any further specifics out of respect for Clifford. "Today's been a lot of study", Silas said before Monday's game tipped off, according to Josh Robbins of The Orlando Sentinel . That coaching resume includes stints under his father Paul with the Hornets (2000-2003, 2010-2013) and Cleveland Cavaliers (2003-2005), as well as ...

Sport New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction
Author: 0 New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

The Falcons are 5-4 all-time in Thursday night games and 1-2 versus the Saints. The Falcons won both meetings against the Saints in 2016, on the way to the NFC championship and a Super Bowl berth. Defensively, the Falcons are eighth in total defense, giving up 321 yards 20 points per game. Besides averaging seven yards per carry and now sitting 17th in rushing, Kamara is averaging slightly more yards per game as a receiver (51.2 vs 50.5).

Sport Dele Alli plays down Tottenham Hotspur Premier League woes
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Pochettino confirmed at his press conference this afternoon that Dele Alli is fresh and will start against APOEL having missed the first three group games through suspension. The dip has seen them fall 18 points behind Manchester City and four adrift of the top four. It's been an opportunity for me to learn more about myself as a player and as a person, so I'm looking forward to it and I've got to keep enjoying it.

Sport IPL 2018: MS Dhoni set to reunite with Chennai Super Kings
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Franchises will have to spend a minimum of 75% of the salary cap for each season, the GC clarified. The franchises can retain a maximum of 5 players using the combination of retention or the Right to Match. Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin were other major Indian players in the CSK stable. A decision of squad size was also taken during the meeting.

Sport Beyoncé surprises Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award
Author: 0 Beyoncé surprises Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

After taking to the stage amid rousing ovation, Kaepernick told the audience: "I accept this award, knowing that the legacy of Muhammad Ali is that of a champion of the people". She also explained why the former 49ers quarterback was the ideal person to take the award home this year. "And if it was not for the support from the people, I would not be on this stage today".

Sport NBA ROUND UP: Westbrook leads Thunder past Jazz, Beal scores 51 points
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Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal torched the Portland Trail Blazers for 51 points on 21-of-37 shooting, recording the most points ever scored at the Moda Center for a single game. It was one of two critical turnovers for Mitchell down the stretch. "I though Russell and his never-say-die attitude when we got down there, just kept us alive".

Sport GDP: Australia's economic growth improves but disappoints the optimists
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The Australian dollar slid about a quarter of a US cent as market participants essentially lowered their expectations that Australia's central bank-already in a lengthy holding pattern-will take action on interest rates anytime soon. The statistics bureau said Wednesday that 17 of 20 industries recorded positive growth in the quarter. "The big concern is whether households, the engine of the economy, accept that expectations of a lift in wages growth are unjustified and it becomes necessary ...

Sport Prediction: Liverpool vs Spartak Moscow
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Joel Matip was absent for Saturday's 5-1 victory at Brighton & Hove Albion having picked up a knock during the midweek win over Stoke City , with Liverpool playing a makeshift back three of Dejan Lovren, Emre Can and Georginio Wijnaldum as a result.