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Derrick Rose away from Cavs to consider future in National Basketball Association, reports say

Derrick Rose away from Cavs to consider future in National Basketball Association, reports say

Rose has reportedly been uncommunicative with people around the organization over the past several days. Throughout his career, Rose has had to deal with various injuries, with the most damaging ones coming after his 2010-11 MVP season. He was placed in a walking boot last week when the ankle wasn't deemed to be healing sufficiently. Now, according to ESPN's Nick DePaula , if Rose hangs 'em up, he could save Adidas up to $80 million. Read More

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Hornets C Howard fined for obscene gesture

Hornets C Howard fined for obscene gesture

Dwight Howard was fined $35,000 for making an obscene gesture during the Hornets' game against the Cavaliers Friday. San Antonio comes in with an 11-7 record and 9-9 ATS after a 107-90 loss at the Pelicans. Rose has been dealing with an ankle injury during his first season with Cleveland, missing 11 of 18 games. San Antonio shot 39.8 percent overall (35/88) and 25 percent (6/24) from the three-point line in the loss to New Orleans. Read More

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John Wall to undergo treatment on knee, miss two weeks

John Wall to undergo treatment on knee, miss two weeks

The Wizards will need to rely heavily on their next best playmaker Bradley Beal , who has scored at least 20 points in his last five games and has failed to score 20 or more only four times this season. Wall underwent an MRI exam Friday after experiencing inflammation. Tim Frazier is expected to start in place of Wall. They enter this weekend with a pedestrian 10-8 record. Read More

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Winnipeg police launch video to help stop gender-based violence

Winnipeg police launch video to help stop gender-based violence

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba, said in a statement that the campaign would continue to contribute to a world free from gender-based violence especially for women and girls. Meanwhile, Deputy Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi, in his message, said that women in Pakistan had been greatly contributing towards the development and prosperity of the country. Read More

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Barcelona board, coaches split over bid for Mesut Ozil

Barcelona board, coaches split over bid for Mesut Ozil

Ozil's current contract with the North London side expires at the end of the current season and the insinuation is that he will be sold in January to enable Arsenal to recoup some kind of fee. With him still eligible to play Champions League football, he also makes for a pretty great proposition to sign in the January window. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could be pliable to the situation, too, with Ozil only having eight months left on his deal. Read More

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Glenn Maxwell called up as cover for David Warner for Gabba Test

Glenn Maxwell called up as cover for David Warner for Gabba Test

However, should Warner lose his fitness race, the hard-hitting Maxwell could slot into the middle order, with Marsh elevated to open alongside uncapped Western Australia team-mate Cameron Bancroft, Cricket Australia said. Marsh is now a part of Australia's squad for the first two Ashes Tests. Warner admitted 24 hours ago that his main problem was a pretty basic one for any batsman - being able to look in the right direction without too much pain from his neck. Read More

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Barcelona after Mesut Ozil

Barcelona after Mesut Ozil

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal thinks star duo Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will both stay at the club for the rest of the season, despite ongoing speculation about possible moves in January. The Catalan officials clearly haven't forgotten about Ozil's time with their league rivals Real Madrid and they'll hope he can replicate the same form for Barcelona as he did with Los Blancos. Read More

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Basel 1-0 Manchester United

Basel 1-0 Manchester United

Rio Ferdinand has blamed Manchester United's loss to FC Basel on Wednesday night on failing to take first-half chances. The Red Devils only need a draw to qualify for the knockout stage as Group A winners. Jose Mourinho claimed Mkhitaryan's omission against Newcastle was down to tactical reasons and the fact that he wanted to play Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford in the same team. Read More

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Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish Welcome Baby

Hart said wife Eniko delivered their son at 1:45 a.m. PT (4:45 a.m. ET), and his wife and newborn son are reportedly in good health. It's a healthy, already-smiling baby boy for comedian Kevin Hart and wife Eniko Parrish . "We love and appreaciate ya". Kevin and Eniko, who got married just past year, announced they were expecting a child back in May with a super cute Instagram post. Read More

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Broncos hoping third time a charm for Paxton Lynch

Broncos hoping third time a charm for Paxton Lynch

Lynch has not played since injuring his throwing shoulder in the third preseason game against Green Bay. With Siemian at the helm, the Broncos nearly upended the Chiefs at home in a close game plagued by turnovers from the quarterback. A projected month-long hiatus became a three-month recovery. Opposing teams have completed almost 73 percent of their passes against Oakland, and the Raiders have yet to intercept a pass. Read More

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Jana Novotna, Czech Winner of Wimbledon, Dies at 49

Jana Novotna, Czech Winner of Wimbledon, Dies at 49

Novotna passed away "after a long battle with cancer" and was surrounded by her family when she died peacefully. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. "It was awful to watch, but what nerve to actually win it five years later, and I think all of us in the tennis world were joyful and glad that she did it". Read More

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Macau GP: Irwin win overshadowed by fatal accident

Macau GP: Irwin win overshadowed by fatal accident

In a statement , they added: The Macau Grand Prix Committee extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Daniel. The Brit was riding for Topgun Racing Honda in China, and died en route to the hospital. "It's a tragic end to the day - that's not even a podium, we stood on a box with three steps", Irwin said. Macau has been hosting the street race for cars and motorbikes since 1954. Read More

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Women's basketball team says 'no thanks' to Trump's White House invitation

Women's basketball team says 'no thanks' to Trump's White House invitation

The Gamecocks won the national championship in April, after they knocked off Stanford in the Final Four , then took down SEC foe Mississippi State in the championship game after the Bulldogs beat perennial champ UConn in epic fashion. "As I've been saying since our practices for this season started, all of our focus is on the season ahead", she said. In a statement Thursday night, Staley said the team did end up hearing from the White House but chose not to attend. Read More

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The NFL is not backing down from Jerry Jones' threats

The NFL is not backing down from Jerry Jones' threats

Jones hired Boies and told owners on the compensation committee that he is considering a lawsuit to block Goodell's five-year extension, which would run through 2024. Jones is insisting the percolating feud about Elliott isn't part of his threat to sue the NFL. Other NFL owners sent Jerry Jones a letter calling his actions "detrimental to the league's best interests". Read More

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Danica Patrick gets emotional while announcing she's retiring from NASCAR in 2018

Danica Patrick gets emotional while announcing she's retiring from NASCAR in 2018

She started her press conference by saying it was her final season driving full-time and immediately broke into tears. "I feel like I should be doing this", Patrick said after regaining her composure. "I mean, it's twice the field of Indy cars". But I definitely was faced with situations at the beginning of the year that I had never faced before. It was announced that Patrick would be replaced by Aric Almirola in early November. Read More

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Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber wins 2017 American League Cy Young Award

Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber wins 2017 American League Cy Young Award

Winning the Cy Young Award just once is an incredible feat in the career of a Major League Baseball pitcher, but bringing home the second one in a row puts Scherzer in some pretty elite company. He posted a 0.779 WHIP in July, while in August and September it kept rising, 1.054 and then 1.345. Strasburg missed almost a month from the second half of July into the middle of August, but he was arguably the best pitcher in baseball after his return. Read More

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Sergio Aguero faints at half-time, taken to hospital during Argentina v Nigeria

Sergio Aguero faints at half-time, taken to hospital during Argentina v Nigeria

Manchester city's forward, Kun Aguero, increased the tally to 2-0 in the 37th minute. But Kelechi Iheanacho inspired Nigeria's fightback. AOIFootball.com can confirm authoritatively that Chippa United goalkeeper , Daniel Akpeyi is expected to return to the goalpost in place of regular shot-stopper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, who has been deputising Carl Ikeme in recent games . Read More

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Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden go through

Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden go through

Italy trailed Sweden 1-0 on aggregate ahead of their second-leg match at the San Siro and over 90 nerve-racking minutes again failed to score against their opponents. "I leave a squad of talent that will have their say, including Gigio Donnarumma and Mattia Perin". The defeat brought the curtain down on the remarkable global career of 39-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon , who was making his 175th appearance for his country. Read More

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Former Michigan man Brady Hoke is a head coach again

Former Michigan man Brady Hoke is a head coach again

One who announced he was opening up his recruitment was three-star athlete Tanner Ingle , who told the Orlando Sentinel he had already spoken with Jones. Jones, hired at Tennessee on December 7, 2012, as the Vols' 24 head coach, after winning four conference championships in his previous six years, and his staff have done a terrific job recruiting players to Tennessee, but the development of many has been widely considered sub-par. Read More

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DeShone Kizer to play in Week 11 after X-rays come back negative

DeShone Kizer to play in Week 11 after X-rays come back negative

Kizer played well until he was hurt, then came back and did what he could. Detroit took its first lead at 17-10 with 3:55 to go in the half when cornerback Nevin Lawson picked up a fumble and scampered 44 yards into the end zone. Kizer, Jackson, and the Browns definitely have a lot of work to do. QB DeShone Kizer has four rushing touchdowns, the most by a Cleveland quarterback since Brian Sipe had four in 1974. Read More

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Defenders book Morocco's place at World Cup

Defenders book Morocco's place at World Cup

Needing only a draw to qualify for next year's Russian Federation finals, two first-half goals from Nibal Dirar and Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia ensured the Atlas Lions a World Cup spot. But it proved to be enough and, after missing out in 2010 and 2014, Tunisia will be at the World Cup for a fifth time. Tunisia needed a draw to pip DR Congo, which began the day three points adrift, to seal top spot in Group A and it duly accomplished that with a 0-0 stalemate at home to Libya . Read More

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Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

She then revealed that Sepp Blatter , then the president of world soccer's governing body, groped her in 2013 as they were about to present the women's player of the year award at the Ballon d'Or gala. After that I didn't see him and that was kind of bad. On October 16, Solo joined in the #MeToo hashtag campaign, created to highlight the breadth of sexual harassment occurring to women across society. Read More

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American basketball players suspected of shoplifting in China confined to hotel

American basketball players suspected of shoplifting in China confined to hotel

When reporters asked LaVar Ball about the situation on Tuesday, the outspoken father of Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo told ESPN that LiAngelo will "be fine" and that the incident "ain't that big a deal". TMZ Sports additionally reported that the U.S. State Department is ready to provide assistance to Ball, Hill and Riley if need be. If tried and convicted, LiAngleo Ball and his teammates could face between three and 10 years in prison. Read More

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Gordon, Hosmer win Gold Glove Awards

Gordon, Hosmer win Gold Glove Awards

There were only six first-time award winners-Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman , Angels catcher Martin Maldonado , Twins second baseman Brian Dozier , Twins center fielder Byron Buxton , Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart and Marlins left fielder Marcel Ozuna. Read More

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