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Trump makes first White House visit as president-elect

Trump makes first White House visit as president-elect

The relaxed, cordial demeanour between Obama and Trump in front of the cameras was in stark contrast to the months of harsh rhetoric that came from both during a bitter election campaign. Trump, meantime, said that he has "great respect" for Obama and spoke positively about the meeting. Trump and Obama weren't the only two meeting on Thursday. Read More

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Browns fall 28-7, Jackson makes questionable decision

Browns fall 28-7, Jackson makes questionable decision

Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith, left, celebrates with teammate Matt Judon after Judon recovered a fumble by Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown during the second half an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. They drove again into the red zone, though Flacco threw a second interception , then drove back inside the 20 again on the next drive. The long-awaited explosion was soon to come, and it was capped off by a run-dominated 12-play, 90-yard drive that ended with ... Read More

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Injured Stuart Broad set to miss Mohali Test

Injured Stuart Broad set to miss Mohali Test

India picked up five wickets in the first session and needed only three wickets in the remaining two session to claim a win. India 204 in the second innings setting England a target of 405. Zafar Ansari has been little more than a spectator since he bowled the last of his 12 first innings overs on Thursday. "You have got 17 days to Mumbai which is quite a long time, slightly less for Mohali, try and get fit for the next one but definitely be fit for Mumbai", added an optimistic Broad of ... Read More

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Russell Westbrook triple-doubles again, Thunder come up short

His Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan is not one of them. After a tough loss in OKC last night, the Rockets are back in action at home tonight. However, replays showed that Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins tipped the preceding inbound pass, so even though Ross jacked up his shot well before the final horn, the referees ruled after a lengthy review that the clock had not started upon Cousins' tip, as it should have. Read More

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Boro 0-1 Chelsea: Top of the league, having a laugh

At the Emirates Stadium, Boro very almost came away with a shock victory, and having denied City in their own half, they caused problems in attack against Pep Guardiola's side, too. The man of the moment for Premier League leaders Chelsea is Diego Costa. After these two games, Chelsea wasn't a favourite or a team that could fight for the title until the end. Read More

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Goff prepared for debut as Rams host Dolphins

The rookie from Cal will make his regular-season debut Sunday against the Miami Dolphins at the Los Angeles Coliseum. "I also don't believe their offense understands how to handle a young quarterback ". So cut Keenum a little slack when he said Wednesday that he was surprised by the move. But the fact that he's pointing to being captain seems to suggest that the Rams have not necessarily committed to Goff for the remainder of the season. Read More

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Barcelona held at home by nine-man Malaga

Barcelona held at home by nine-man Malaga

Barca failed to score at home for the first time since February 2015 as they played out a goalless draw with Malaga on Saturday. Fans can get behind City for the win, with the team rated as odds-on favourites with Betway to prevail in what is likely to be a hard game against a side who have lost just one of their last seventeen fixtures on home soil in all competitions. Read More

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Struggling Packers zero in on Redskins to try to end skid

Struggling Packers zero in on Redskins to try to end skid

Maybe not literally, but perhaps in spirit. WR Davante Adams has three TDs in past four games and is averaging over eight catches per game in that span. Former Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael signed with the Green Bay Packers, the team announced Wednesday. Davis carried five times for 5 yards in two games before he was released October 31. Read More

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Debutants star for New Zealand in Christchurch

Debutants star for New Zealand in Christchurch

Southee contributed 2-20 from 19 overs and Trent Boult took 2-39, including the wicket of Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq, who batted 161 minutes for 31 in his team's only protracted act of resistance. De Grandhomme claimed a remarkable 6-41 with his swing-laced seamers while Raval reached an unbeaten 55. There is little doubt Colin de Grandhomme would do the same as he destroyed Pakistan in the first Test, picking six-for to bundle out the visitors for 133 runs on Friday. Read More

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Gerrard to decide on MK Dons job by Monday

Gerrard to decide on MK Dons job by Monday

Benitez, who was instrumental in helping the former England captain play the best football of his career when they worked together at Liverpool, believes that Gerrard should take the MK Dons job - if the League One club make him an offer. "So he was someone that was really keen to learn". "Little by little, he was changing his position", the Spaniard continued. Here, we look at the main ups and downs for one of the finest players of his generation. Read More

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Atletico prepare for Madrid derby

Atletico prepare for Madrid derby

Watching Madrid run rampant at its ground was tough for the die-hard crowd that has packed the Calderon for the last 50 years. Once the capital's dominant team, Madrid hasn't beaten Atletico in six consecutive league derbies, although it has topped its cross-town rival in two Champions League finals during that stretch. Read More

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Djokovic wobbles but victory only a matter of Thiem

After a 67-minute first set, Djokovic needed just 55 minutes to race through sets two and three, roaring with delight after breaking serve in the third. Murray appeared to be feeling the effects of his Olympic gold medal won the previous week as he suffered just a third loss in 14 career meetings with the Croatian having beaten him in three sets on the way to the title at Queens in June. Read More

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LeBron James sits out against Pacers

It was Cleveland's second loss of the season and the Pacers held the Cavs to a season-low point total. It's probably easier to see these things knowing Cleveland is the NBA's reigning champions, but they still seem poignant. Thad Young, however, acknowledged the obvious benefit of the glaring hole in the Cavs' lineup. "We're playing it", said C.J. Miles. "I think our guys, their energy's going to be there", Casey said before the game. Read More

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Freaky sequence ends first half of Bills-Seahawks

While the Seahawks coach admitted cornerback Richard Sherman probably should have been flagged for roughing the Bills kicker during Seattle's 31-25 win Monday night, he indicated Carpenter was exaggerating how badly he was hurt. With Dan Carpenter lining up to attempt a 52-yard field goal, Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman jumped the snap and rushed in from the outside. Read More

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Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris may leave Spurs because of pay [Mail]

Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris may leave Spurs because of pay [Mail]

Kane signed a new deal previous year, which is reported to be worth around £60,000-per-week ($75,100), but is keen to be among the highest earners at the club. Talks over fresh terms for Kane have been going on for several months, but sources have told ESPN FC that neither party are anywhere close to reaching an agreement over the striker's future and they have now made a decision to put discussions on the backburner. Read More

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Price of watching Premier League falling, says BBC study

Price of watching Premier League falling, says BBC study

Meanwhile the most expensive cup of tea in the study is £2.50 and five clubs charge it - Liverpool, Manchester United, Bristol City , Fulham and Rangers. "In the Premier League 14% of tickets have increased, 33% are down and 53% same". All three clubs offer a season ticket for under £300. Burnley chief executive David Baldwin said: " What's very evident about Burnley as a town is that it is very much a one-club town. Read More

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