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His name is Nikola Jokic . The Nuggets led by 22 early in the third quarter on seven points from Gary Harris. Parker finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds , while the All-Star starters Antetokounmpo added 23 points in the loss. Giannis Antetokounmpo then capped a 23-15 run in the fourth with two straight buckets to get the Bucks behind just by one point, 113-112, with 2:53 to play.
  • Egypt edge Morocco to book last AFCON 2017 semi-final berth

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    The Zamalek-bound winger, who is on loan at Saudi side, Ittihad, volleyed home from close range after a corner with two minutes remaining as Egypt secured a typical smash-and-grab victory to book a last-four berth on their first Nations Cup appearance since lifting the last of their record seven trophies in 2010.
  • Socialists set to pick either Valls or Hamon

    Socialists set to pick either Valls or Hamon

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    Mr Hamon, who is often compared with British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, is favoured to beat Mr Valls in the primary's head-to-head vote but has little chance of winning the presidency after five years of unpopular Socialist rule. The Socialist Party website states that more than 1.7 million people voted in the primary election. Comparatively inexperienced, Hamon was chosen as the Socialist nominee on Sunday, defeating former Prime Minister Manuel Valls in a primary runoff.
  • Match Reports: Real Betis 1-1 Barcelona

    Match Reports: Real Betis 1-1 Barcelona

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    Defender Mandi made two last ditch clearances off his own goal line, with replays clearly showing the first of them from a Suarez shot had crossed the line by around a foot. Real Madrid remain a point ahead of Barcelona with two games in hand and could go four clear later on Sunday if they can beat Real Sociedad at the Santiago Bernabeu.
  • Kohli's Conundrums Ahead of Must-Win England T20

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    Where will the second T20 be played? Virat Kohli's men are now 1-0 down in the ongoing Twenty20 global series after losing the first ODI in Kanpur to England by 7 wickets. Not to forget Joe Root, England's most consistent batsman lately. While Moeen Ali and Chris Jordan provided much-needed impetus for England , India's old horses Ashish Nehra and Amit Mishra used their experience and exhibited great skills.
  • Mayweather says comeback likely against MMA fighter McGregor

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    Silva's last fight was in the light heavyweight division, as he stepped in on two-days notice to take on champion Daniel Cormier in a non-title bout at UFC 200. "Floyd's offer is $15 million". Founder of MyMMANews.com - After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I chose to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would ...
  • Donald Trump 'absolutely' believes torture works

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    President Donald Trump is expected to lift the ban on overseas Central Intelligence Agency "black site" prisons , reversing an executive action signed by Barack Obama to shut down such sites. "I have no idea where it came from, but it is not a White House document", White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters. "This is not something the Trump administration is planning on, working on", Ryan said.
  • West Ham accept latest offer from Marseille for Payet

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    The 29-year-old posted a picture on Twitter of a private jet, captioned: "Back to home". This was first revealed by Hammers manager, Slaven Bilic, who said Payet was refusing to play for the club. Payet had not featured for the Hammers since their 5-0 defeat to Manchester City in the FA Cup earlier on in the month where he came on as a second-half substitute.
  • Thomas Davis helps NFC win Pro Bowl Skills Showdown

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    Most major players drop out because of injury or because the game doesn't matter. This gave NFC the win, 3 points, and victory for the Pro Bowl Skills Showdown. Jarvis Landry got the AFC on the board first in the best hands competition, which forced receivers to make a set number of catches as fast as possible.
  • Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Continues Friday

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    Tiger Woods' return to full PGA Tour competition turned out to be somewhat of a damp squib at the Farmers Insurance Open as he failed to build any momentum to miss the cut for just the 16th time in his 328 starts on the USA circuit. "I was fighting out there all day", Woods said afterward. "It was just weird waiting that much", Woods said. "We can't just break down everything he did [Thursday] because it's been 17 months", Day said.
  • Antonio Conte gives Branislav Ivanovic no guarantee of Chelsea future

    Antonio Conte gives Branislav Ivanovic no guarantee of Chelsea future

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    When pressed on whether Chelsea's vice-captain is injured, he added: "He's in the list, not injured". Chelsea host Brentford at Stamford Bridge tomorrow (3pm) in the FA Cup fourth round. There is a lot of speculation, a lot of lies but also truths in some situations. He started different games, in the starting XI. One player who will feature against Brentford is Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
  • Jese Rodriguez: Middlesbrough make move for PSG's ex-Real Madrid forward

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    Karanka also confirmed that Boro have had a bid for Hull's Robert Snodgrass rejected, with Burnley and West Ham also vying for the services of the £10million-rated Scotland global. Karanka worked alongside Jese during the pair's time together at Spanish giants Real Madrid, but the latter's playing career has stalled of late after trading the bright lights of Spain's capital for football in France.
  • Carmelo Anthony trade rumors are being initiated by the Knicks, per report

    Carmelo Anthony trade rumors are being initiated by the Knicks, per report

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    The trade deadline is February 23, and Jackson, the team president, appears determined to try to move on from Anthony and build the Knicks around Porzingis, the second-year pro. Houston is now in the hands of Mike D'Antoni, who had his troubles with Anthony in NY. The concern is certainly understandable given Anthony's no-trade clause and the reported disinclination of the Cavaliers to pull the trigger on such a move.
  • Boyertown High School Graduate To Play In Super Bowl For Patriots

    Boyertown High School Graduate To Play In Super Bowl For Patriots

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    Brady has been relatively sharp in the postseason, as well, going 50-for-80 for 671 yards, five TDs and two INTs. Don't expect Roethlisberger to hang up his cleats any time soon. The Falcons are a good team. "We saw him a couple years ago and studied him; he's one of the most dynamic players in the league", defensive coordinator Matt Patricia said.
  • Patrice Evra to undergo medical at Marseille

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    The club said in a statement: "Having completed his medical, France global Patrice Evra signed a contract on Wednesday evening with Marseille for a duration of 18 months". Evra won the Premier League five times, the League Cup three times, the Community Shield five times, the Champions League once and the FIFA Club World Cup once.
  • Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson return to Farmers Insurance Open

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    Woods, who last played a PGA Tour event in August 2016 at the Wyndham Championship, hopes this week is the beginning of a new, healthy and prosperous chapter in his career. The 2008 win marks the last time Woods won a major. His total winnings at Torrey Pines are $8.2 million. Joint 72 hole scoring record: 266, George Burns (1987), Tiger Woods (1999).