• Jaguars release veteran defensive lineman Jared Odrick

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    He led the Jaguars with 5.5 sacks in 2015, which was the second-highest total of his career. We know this not only because Odrick's agent tweeted news of his client's free agency, but also because Odrick himself captured the moment of his notification and posted it on social media.
  • Afridi bids global cricket adieu

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    Afridi is arguably one of the most decorated Pakistan cricketers of all time. 'I have said goodbye to worldwide cricket, ' Afridi told reporters in Sharjah on Sunday night soon after his 28-ball 54 almost pulled off victory for his team Peshawar Zalmi against Karachi Kings in the PSL.
  • Moncrief Named Finalist For Naismith Hall Of Fame

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    The list of finalists for the 2017 class of Basketball Hall of Fame inductees was announced today, with two former Michigan Wolverines among the group. A finalist needs 18 of 24 votes from the Honors Committee for election into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. McGrady was a seven-time All-NBA selection and two-time scoring champion, while Webber completed a 15-year career while averaging 20.7 points and 9.8 rebounds per game.
  • Luis Enrique brushes off criticism and slams press "exaggerations"

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    As in the game against PSG, only goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen and forward Neymar really looked in the mood, along with goalscorer Messi, while Leganes' leveller came from yet another Sergi Roberto error. The second leg is at the Camp Nou, and Barcelona fans must help motivate their players so they can show their support, no matter what outcome. Asked if Madrid are favourites for the title, France worldwide Digne told Omnisport: "No, the season is still long, there still many ...
  • Wrestling legend and Winterville resident Ivan 'The Russian Bear' Koloff passes away

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    He's best known for winning the World Wide Wrestling Federation title by beating Bruno Sammartino in 1971. Another wrestling legend has been taken from us this week. The Italian hero had previously had a seven-and-a-half year run with the belt. Koloff captured numerous championships during his time in other promotions, including a bevy of NWA tag team titles.
  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beats Tomas Berdych to reach final of Rotterdam Open

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    Cilic beat younger countryman Coric for the third time in as many seasons after leading 5-0 in the first set in a match which evolved into a struggle for the world No.7. The powerful Tsonga changed his approach to play more to his strengths and dictate points more. I also changed my strings. "In the second set, I showed a different mentality on court".
  • Karolina Pliskova and Caroline Wozniacki through to Qatar Open final

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    The Czech finally got her chance in the final game, flicking over a short, low-floating forehand which Wozniacki buried into the net to give Pliskova the match. "Karolina was playing really well, she deserved this one", Wozniacki said. The Dane has been experiencing a resurgence since reaching the semifinals of last year's U.S.
  • Man City says Gabriel Jesus has broken a bone in his foot

    Man City says Gabriel Jesus has broken a bone in his foot

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    Jesus underwent tests on Tuesday morning and City's medical team decided the injury required surgery, which he underwent on Thursday night. This hands Aguero a golden opportunity to add to his already impressive goal tally and silence any talk of a move away from the Etihad Stadium anytime soon, and if there's one thing Aguero has proved in his time in the Premier League, its that he's always got more goals in him.
  • Won't shy away from verbal battle against India, says Steve Smith

    Won't shy away from verbal battle against India, says Steve Smith

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    If the same had happened to the Indian team when on tour to other countries, there would certainly be an uproar on the streets. The Indians are now on a 19-match unbeaten streak and have won their last six Test series. "It's really hard to change because you've got to change your wrist position". "He thinks like a batsman and I have to be disciplined against him".
  • UConn Gets 100th Straight Win!

    UConn Gets 100th Straight Win!

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    But two years ago, Williams was on the bench during the only loss of her college career. "Because of our winning streak, most opponents were intimidated". And now, 100 straight wins. "It's not if", Auriemma said before Monday's game, "it's just when". They've won by 60 points nine times. On the triumphant bus ride home, Barnes Arico's cell phone rang.
  • Real battles back to beat Napoli 3-1

    Real battles back to beat Napoli 3-1

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    The lead lasted 10 minutes as Real drew level when Dani Carvajal's arrowed cross was headed powerfully into the net by Benzema. Real pushed and pushed and created various chances in the first half but failed to separate themselves from the ambitious Italian side.
  • NY Community Leaders Say Charles Oakley Was Racially Targeted

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    Brian Mahoney of the Associated Press reported Oakley is welcome back at MSG following a discussion with Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan , NBA commissioner Adam Silver and former Chicago Bulls teammate Michael Jordan . "I love the fans in NY". Silver's statement did not indicate that the ban on Oakley had been lifted but said "Mr. Dolan expressed his hope that Mr.
  • Atletico Madrid 'gave everything' in Celta Vigo win - Antoine Griezmann

    Atletico Madrid 'gave everything' in Celta Vigo win - Antoine Griezmann

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    Atletico have not finished lower than third in the league in any of the last four campaigns, but they are now fifth in Spain's top flight - behind Real Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla and Real Sociedad. But Yannick Carrasco drew the home side level with a stunning volley in the 86th minute and France global Griezmann completed the comeback by sidefooting Kevin Gameiro's flicked header in at the near post in the 89th.
  • Top Democrat calls on Trump to dump Flynn over Russian Federation consultation

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    That may be illegal, and to make matters worse, it contradicts denials made by senior members of the Trump administration, including Vice-President Mike Pence. Chris Cillizza writes "The Fix", a politics blog for the Washington Post . The Kremlin denied Friday that Flynn and Kislyak discussed the sanctions before Trump took office.