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Sport UFC Fresno Bonuses: Brian Ortega Scoops up $100000
Author: 0 UFC Fresno Bonuses: Brian Ortega Scoops up $100000

Following last night's UFC Fight Night 123 event the recipients of the evening's $50,000 bonus awards were announced. It all happened when former WSOF champion Marlon Moraes connected with a vicious knee to score the victory after just 67 seconds into their fight that aired on FOX Sports 1.

Sport Stafford active, Abdullah to miss second game for Lions
Author: 0 Stafford active, Abdullah to miss second game for Lions

Let's cut to the chase: How effective will Matthew Stafford be coming off last week's throwing hand injury against the Ravens? With their season in mind, the Lions will likely need "all hands on deck" in order to defeat the Bucs at home considering Detroit is current amid a two-game losing skid, following defeats by the Minnesota Vikings and the Baltimore Ravens .

Sport Conte excludes Chelsea from title race
Author: 0 Conte excludes Chelsea from title race

During his post-match interview, a dismayed Antonio Conte said "This is the fourth defeat in 16 games". We started with a defeat at home to Burnley. There is of course a valid argument that Chelsea's manager should have made more changes from the team that played during the week, although changing a winning team and rotating too heavily also comes with its own risks.

Sport Neymar should consider Real switch - Perez
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Perez has added fuel to the saga in some interviews held after Cristiano Ronaldo won his fifth Ballon d'Or award on Thursday (7 December), beating Lionel Messi and Neymar himself. "Being in Madrid would make it easier to win the Ballon d'Or", Perez told Spanish radio. Neymar , 25, joined PSG from Barcelona in a €222 million deal just last summer, but that has not stopped speculation that the Brazil global could join Madrid, with club captain Sergio Ramos and worldwide teammate ...

Sport Blitzboks scrape through against Fiji to reach semifinals
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Senatla first conceded a yellow card in the third minute due to a high tackle, which resulted in a penalty try for Fiji. There was an element of fortune as the ball appeared to go forward but Senatla hacked ahead and collected to score his second try of the match.

Sport Arsenal Confirmed Lineup vs Southampton: Mertesacker in for Mustafi
Author: 0 Arsenal Confirmed Lineup vs Southampton: Mertesacker in for Mustafi

I felt that even when I was a 16-year-old and I was with players here at Arsenal who were worldwide players, and I believed I was good enough to be in the team. Southampton are still without defender Cedric Soares who is sidelined with a hamstring injury. Charlie Austin , Shane Long and Manolo Gabbiadini are all in contention to start against the Gunners, with Pellegrino likely to stick to his tactics of deploying a lone striker.

Sport Vasyl Lomachenko has awesome new nickname after making Rigondeaux quit
Author: 0 Vasyl Lomachenko has awesome new nickname after making Rigondeaux quit

Rigondeaux, 37, a Cuban defector fighting out of Miami, Florida, said he has wanted to fight Lomachenko when he held a featherweight world title before moving up in weight but could get nowhere with the match. Cuba's Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs), a defensive wizard who doubles as arguably boxing's most avoided fighter, will be moving up two divisions from 122 pounds where now he holds a title.

Sport Sri Lanka dismiss India for 112 in 1st ODI
Author: 0 Sri Lanka dismiss India for 112 in 1st ODI

Sri Lanka's ODI captain Thisara Perera said they were well prepared for the series and hoped to do something special in the coming days. "It is a lesson for many cricketers, that if you put in the hard yards, you will get the results and will be awarded", he said.

Sport Boss Benitez anxious by Newcastle defensive frailty
Author: 0 Boss Benitez anxious by Newcastle defensive frailty

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has warned his side that they can not afford to keep making the same mistakes if they are to survive in the Premier League this season. But Newcastle's lead only lasted 16 minutes before Riyad Mahrez delivered another sensational solo effort for the Foxes. "I'm confident we can stay up, but we need help in..." "Then we got a goal , we were fine, but another mistake, another counter-attack, and we didn't get a draw".

Sport Lou Williams leads Clippers past Wizards, 113-112
Author: 0 Lou Williams leads Clippers past Wizards, 113-112

They inbounded the ball on the sideline with 1.2 seconds left and Beal hit the potential winning baseline jumper, which was waived off because the game clock started a couple tenths of a second too soon. And, yes, Williams got to his left on the deft move, pulling up for a 29-foot jumper that settled into the nets with 1.2 seconds left, giving the Clippers a 113-112 lead that turned out to be final score.

Author: 0 Texas hires TCU's Chris Del Conte as athletic director

At TCU, Del Conte led the Horned Frogs into the Big 12 and heled mold a program that turned them into a football power. The baseball team has become a regular participant in the College World Series. Time will tell if Del Conte can replicate his success from TCU with the Longhorns. Del Conte also spearheaded the construction of a $170 million football stadium and $70 million worth of upgrades to the school's existing basketball facilities.

Sport Dangal star Zaira Wasim breaks down after facing harassment on flight
Author: 0 Dangal star Zaira Wasim breaks down after facing harassment on flight

Zaira Waseem came to the fame after her debut in Aamir Khan starrer super hit Bollywood film Dangal - a screenplay based on empowerment of girls. The lights were dimmed so it was even worse. Zaira even went live on Instagram and broke down while describing her ordeal. Until I woke me up to this PLEASANT SIGHT of his handsome foot rubbing my back and neck.

Sport West Indies resume at 87-2 as rain clears
Author: 0 West Indies resume at 87-2 as rain clears

In 74 balls, and for only 35 runs, they removed Williamson, Raval, Taylor and Nicholls. Gabriel took the new ball and conceded 22 runs from his first two overs which allowed New Zealand to take the initiative early on. Raval, the top scorer with 84, anchored New Zealand 's strong start before the West Indies found lines that worked and they slumped to 189 for five.

Sport Henderson opens up on being left out of Liverpool team
Author: 0 Henderson opens up on being left out of Liverpool team

It's an odd position for Jordan Henderson to be in as captain of Liverpool . Henderson gets the same level of criticism that other players do when performances are poor but he also gets the "our captain should be more super-legendy" criticisms.

Sport Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Phil Jones and Nemanja Matic…
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Phil Jones and Nemanja Matic…

Obviously there are certain advantages to playing Fellaini but he can inhibit United's style of play so some supporters may have preferred the more technical Herrera to get the nod tomorrow. Fellaini has been forced to miss the last four games but Mourinho confirmed at his pre-match press conference yesterday that the midfielder was set for a return to action this weekend after training all week.

Sport Shubhankar Sharma opens up five-stroke advantage at Joburg Open
Author: 0 Shubhankar Sharma opens up five-stroke advantage at Joburg Open

The top-three finishers not already exempt this week will earn a spot in the field for next year's Open at Carnoustie so it was all to play for in the chasing pack. "It's a really nice birthday present", said the man from Hoor who turned 26 on Saturday. I hit come great shots and then holing the putts was key. England's James Morrison (67) and South Africa's Erik van Rooyen (70) were another stroke back at 14 under.

Sport Premier League games will be played on Saturday nights in 2019
Author: 0 Premier League games will be played on Saturday nights in 2019

The other main change is making all games in three full midweek rounds of matches - plus a Bank Holiday round - available for live broadcast in a similar way to how the Champions League is covered now. The three season deal from the 2016-17 until 2018-19 seasons had a 70% increase on the previous £3 billion deal. No one broadcaster can show more than 148 matches per season, with the current deal shared between Sky and BT Sport.

Sport Army Tops Navy In Snowy Classic
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On a snowy day, two run-heavy teams made little pretense of passing the ball. That meant 21 carries for 94 yards from Bradshaw and 12 carries for 57 yards by Woolfolk, the fullback. There were only five total possessions in the second half as both teams relied nearly exclusively on their respective run games; only three passes were thrown during the entire game.

Sport US Vice President Pence faces Middle East boycott
Author: 0 US Vice President Pence faces Middle East boycott

Jibril Rajoub, a senior member of Abbas's Fatah party, told AFP the same day that Pence was "not welcome in Palestine". Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II also cancelled a meeting with Pence with the church saying it "declines to receive" him in protest at Trump's announcement which failed to take into account the "feelings of millions" of Arabs.

Sport Argentina beat Host India, enter final of Hockey World League Final
Author: 0 Argentina beat Host India, enter final of Hockey World League Final

Though hockey is played under rain just like football, the playing conditions at the Kalinga Stadium was far from conducive as patches of water in different parts of the turf made life hard for players in both the seventh-eighth place classification match as well as the first semi-final.

Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor in talks for April showdown

McGregor meanwhile has yet to defend the UFC Lightweight title he won over a year ago and calls are growing for him to either return to the octagon of be stripped of the title. Pacquiao, who is treated like a national hero in his home country, parlayed his boxing fame into a political career, getting elected to the influential Philippine Senate in 2016.