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Steelers star Antonio Brown benched after dispute with Ben Roethlisberger, report says

Steelers star Antonio Brown benched after dispute with Ben Roethlisberger, report says

Roethlisberger said he talked to Brown on Thursday morning and said "everything was great and fine" between them. "I think Antonio Brown , he went and got this ring just to say, 'Hey look, here I am". The quarterback downplayed the incident. He can make plays all over the field, and his speed allows him to rack up yards after the catch. I have to side with Brown on this feud, as Brown is one of the single best players in the National Football League and probably doesn't love feeling ... Read More

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Spurs back up to second after easy win in Cardiff

Spurs back up to second after easy win in Cardiff

City and Liverpool meet in a huge showdown, live on Sky Sports Premier League , with second-placed Spurs able to sit back and relax after their 3-0 win at Cardiff on New Year's Day . "The Wolves game was a kick up the bum for us". The Premier League match between Cardiff and Tottenham will be broadcast on NBCSN. Kane had previously scored at least once against 27 of the 28 Premier League opponents he had faced, with Cardiff the solitary team he had failed to net against in ... Read More

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Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe

Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe

The hotly anticipated event is already being billed as " Federer vs. Williams ", though they'll be joined by Swiss player Belinda Bencic and American Frances Tiafoe . If we were talking about anyone other than Federer and Williams, it'd be fair to say this is a pretty good way to cap off their careers. Federer faced three break points in his first service game, but was near flawless from that point on as he wrapped up the contest in 57 minutes at RAC Arena on Sunday night. Read More

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Five things that have gone wrong for Manchester City

Five things that have gone wrong for Manchester City

City had been 1-0 up but were eventually undone by Ricardo Pereira's long-range strike and their misery was sealed when Fabian Delph was sent off for an ugly challenge on the matchwinner. Mentally we are lacking confidence in that situation", Guardiola told the BBC. There are now two huge games coming up either side of the new year, and before the FA Cup third round. Read More

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DJ Swearinger tells radio station he was called into coach’s office, released

DJ Swearinger tells radio station he was called into coach’s office, released

Swearinger played well for the Redskins - until they abruptly cut him Monday , after Swearinger publicly questioned the defensive playcalling of Washington defensive coordinator Greg Manusky in a loss at Tennessee. Swearinger has been one of the NFL's top safeties this season and he's an alternate for the 2019 Pro Bowl. On Sunday, Gruden said he was "quite disappointed" in the safety's comments on Saturday night and said he would evaluate those comments before rendering final judgement. Read More

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Solskjaer smile boosting United already says Young

Solskjaer smile boosting United already says Young

With reports in England claiming that Sir Alex Ferguson has returned to Manchester United in a new role, the club are yet to confirm the rumours. "I said the same to these lads as I do back in Molde: work harder than them, enjoy yourselves, pass it forward, run forward, if you lose it, I don't mind as long as you work to win it back and they did". Read More

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Pep Guardiola reveals Manchester City’s Christmas Day plans

Pep Guardiola reveals Manchester City’s Christmas Day plans

Liverpool enjoyed the early Christmas present of a shock defeat for Manchester City to move four points clear at the top and further raise hopes their near three-decade wait to win the title could come to an end in May. "We're not focused on Liverpool or on any team other than ourselves". Southampton won for the second successive match under new coach Ralph Hasenhuttl when they claimed a 3-1 result at Huddersfield , while Watford ended West Ham's run of four consecutive victories by ... Read More

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Manchester United vs. Cardiff City

Manchester United vs. Cardiff City

The most obvious topic came up next and it was about Solskjaer's winning goal in stoppage time that won United the 1999 Champions League final and the club's only treble in the process. "We will get the players enjoying football and looking forward to seeing the supporters again", the club's legendary striker told MUTV . "Of course it's different jobs, you can not compare being a football player to being a manager". Read More

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Sanchez slams 'false' claims of Mourinho sack bet

Sanchez slams 'false' claims of Mourinho sack bet

The 45-year-old is due to speak to reporters at the club's Carrington training headquarters at 8.30am ahead of Saturday's Premier League trip to Cardiff , the club he managed for nine months in 2014. "I've had some time with the staff, but of course the game tomorrow is the first big decision to make - pick the team". Known for a beaming smile and a tender nature, the Norwegian returned to the club this week amid claims he will be too soft on United's pampered first-team squad. Read More

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‘I don’t have money!’: Pochettino does not expect January signings at Spurs

‘I don’t have money!’: Pochettino does not expect January signings at Spurs

The most important thing is to enjoy the journey. Mourinho was sacked in a face-to-face meeting with Ed Woodward, United's executive vice-chairman, at the club's training centre yesterday after a miserable first half to the season. "I think all the people understand we are focused". In a surprise decision, Arsenal manager Unai Emery has dropped Mesut Ozil from the Gunners squad to face Tottenham this evening in their Carabao Cup quarter final at the Emirates this evening. Read More

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Kawhi (hip) out tonight vs. Warriors

Kawhi (hip) out tonight vs. Warriors

Even little-used Greg Monroe was pressed into action after a nasty thumb injury to Jonas Valanciunas , and Monroe scored five points and pulled down five rebounds in seven minutes. The Raptors improved their NBA-best record to 23-7. Can the Warriors cover the 7-point spread? "Move it, swing it, play with some pace", Lowry said. Read More

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Jose Mourinho makes eight changes to the team against Valencia

Jose Mourinho makes eight changes to the team against Valencia

Fred, who joined United from Shakhtar Donetsk in the close season for a fee reported by British media to be 52 million pounds ($66.29 million), has started only six of their 15 Premier League matches. Mourinho also knows that Jurgen Klopp has a highly talented squad at his disposal and will be arranging his team to thwart the threats posed by Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino. Read More

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Bucks deal for George Hill in 5-player trade

Bucks deal for George Hill in 5-player trade

The Washington Wizards joined the multi-player deal as well, acquiring Sam Dekker from the Cavaliers, while sending Jason Smith and a second round draft pick to the Bucks. "Even though things weren't going as well for him, he was always positive, always tried to talk to all of the guys and keep this spirit up". The Bucks also will get a future second-round pick from the Wizards, who swapped future second-round picks with the Cavaliers. Read More

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