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On the verge of exhaustion, he persisted bravely until the 11th round, when Bellew hit him down to the floor and the 36-year-old practically fell out of the ring. He doesn't know himself how he keeps doing it, but Tony Bellew really is a miracle man of the sport. You've got to imagine that Hearn's first priority is to try and get Bellew a crack at a world title, preferably against Joshua, who he also promotes.
  • Cleveland Browns negotiate with Terrelle Pryor, don't use franchise tag

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    Brown, in his second season captaining the Cleveland rebuild, traded the second overall pick to the Philadelphia Eagles previous year, effectively passing on No. "I do understand that he's able to reapply at some point here in March". "It positioned us, understanding where we were as a roster, understanding that we were passing on an opportunity at taking on a player or two, whether that was (Joey) Bosa or Wentz, and you tip your hat to Carson".
  • Thomas Vanek Reportedly Traded to Panthers for Dylan McIlrath, Draft Pick

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    Brendan Smith and Thomas Vanek both want to remain with the Detroit Red Wings . "At this point we haven't talked much contract, but there really is no point to talk right now anyway, July 1 is right around the corner", Vanek said. Vanek, 33, played well for Detroit this season after signing a one-year deal with the disappointing Red Wings who, it appears, will miss the playoffs for the first time since 1990.
  • Redskins put exclusive franchise tag on Kirk Cousins

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    The Redskins can still trade Cousins, but would be negotiating the deal with interested teams on their own. Now comes this report from Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio suggesting that the Redskins are in fact open to trading Cousins. Last season, Cousins broke his own franchise record for passing yards, almost eclipsing 5,000, and set another team mark with more than 400 completions, throwing for 25 TDs and 12 interceptions with a completion percentage of 67.
  • Where is the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine?

    Where is the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine?

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    The draft is two months away and the next meaningful NFL game is more than six months away, but The Sports Daily identified eight prospects worth watching at the combine, which should help feed football fans' appetite for now. However, just because a player excels in certain drills at the combine without wearing a helmet or any shoulder pads is no guarantee that he will blossom into a future National Football League superstar.
  • Red Wings trade Brendan Smith to Rangers for draft picks

    Red Wings trade Brendan Smith to Rangers for draft picks

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    The return is a pretty solid one for general manager Ken Holland and the Red Wings, who will likely see their playoff streak end at 25 seasons. "And, that's what happened". In 33 games this season, Smith has five points (two goals, three assists) in just over 18 minutes of average ice time this season. The Rangers reportedly had high hopes of landing coveted Kevin Shattenkirk, but the St.
  • Steelers retain Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell

    Steelers retain Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell

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    Brown stands to make $18.5 million in the first three years of the contract and then $12.5 million in the fourth. But that's OK. Brown will be happy and should be for the length of this deal. Green-Julio Jones-Dez Bryant stratosphere. He finished the season second in the National Football League in receptions (106), tied for second in touchdown catches (12) and fifth in receiving yards (1,284).
  • Fillon and Le Pen fraud probes to continue despite neutrality concerns

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    The first round of the French presidential election is scheduled for April 23, while the run-off between the top two candidates of the first vote is slated for May 7. When canvassed by L'Opinion newspaper in mid-February, polling experts were divided on whether Le Pen could win. "But if it's 55-45, it could be a different matter", he said, adding that her performance in the first round would be crucial if she is to gain enough momentum to snatch a win in the second round.
  • Dubai receives rainfall ahead of Karachi Kings, Islamabad United clash

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    That the game went ahead was testament to the superb work of head groundsman Tony Hemming and his team who lived up to their pre-match assurances that the pitch and outfield would need just half an hour to clear once the rain stopped. But on the other hand, opponent bowlers took the crease advantage to take wickets. The former Barbados and West Indies opener faced 36 balls and counted seven fours and a six, holding the innings together until he perished in the penultimate over to a brilliant ...
  • Jason Pierre Paul receives franchise tag from Giants

    Jason Pierre Paul receives franchise tag from Giants

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    And by placing a non-exclusive franchise tag on Pierre-Paul, the Giants allow Pierre-Paul to negotiate with other National Football League teams, but would force any other suitor to pay two first-round picks in compensation in addition to the contract it gave JPP, an enormous ask and one no National Football League team likely would answer.
  • Maple Leafs agree to acquire Brian Boyle from Lightning, per AP source

    Maple Leafs agree to acquire Brian Boyle from Lightning, per AP source

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    The 32-year-old has scored 13 goals and 22 points in 54 games this season, and is considered a very good penalty killer and is proficient in the faceoff circle. Yzerman announced that forward Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond will be assigned to the Toronto Marlies. The Tampa Bay Lightning have now gained some offensive punch for the Syracuse Crunch, as opposed to just punches brought by now former Crunch Letourneau-Leblond.
  • Steve O'Keefe shuts up Shane Warne

    Steve O'Keefe shuts up Shane Warne

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    Australia thrashed India by 333 runs to take 1-0 lead in the four-match series courtesy O'Keefe's brilliant 12 wickets match tally on Saturday. Australia has opened the bowling with spin in the first Test against India in Pune. This is something they will not aim at doing in the second Test. "It was up to them to prepare a wicket and they prepared a wicket that actually played into our hands", Smith said at the post-match media conference.
  • Ex-All Black, O'Connor held in Paris over cocaine

    Ex-All Black, O'Connor held in Paris over cocaine

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    Two sellers were also arrested. O'Connor, who plays for French club Toulon , and New Zealand rugby union global Ali Williams were arrested on Saturday morning (local time) near a nightclub in the 16th district of Paris . The arrest of Williams is a new blow for Racing 92, crowned champions of France in June. Williams played for the All Blacks 77 times in his decade-long global career, which ended in 2012.
  • My players had the answers, says happy Chelsea boss Conte

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    Chelsea secured another valuable three points in the title race courtesy of a 3-1 win against in-form Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. Ranieri was brutally axed on Thursday, just nine months after Leicester's incredible title triumph, because the club's Thai owners feared relegation was an increasingly realistic prospect.
  • Antonio Conte basically confirms Chelsea made a bid for Fernando Llorente

    Antonio Conte basically confirms Chelsea made a bid for Fernando Llorente

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    Ranieri was sacked by Leicester City on Thursday with the club only one point above the relegation zone, just nine months after guiding the club to the most improbable title win in the history of the Premier League . Well, it's worth watching every Chelsea game from here on in - they are a thrilling team to watch and look to be sauntering to the title. "I know what is happening after Chelsea and how big those games are, but I don't say it is a defining period".
  • Recapping The Top Storylines From The NBA Trade Deadline

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    The Lakers now have only a little over $82,000 in cap space, according to Spotrac , and George is scheduled to make $19.5 million next season and has a player option worth $20.7 million for the 2018-19 run. IN is 29-28 and in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Without that financial advantage, IN loses its best chip to keep George around long term. IN must also worry about the risk of George leaving in 2018 to sign with his hometown Lakers, as has often been rumored .