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TOTTENHAM have signed a deal with Nike to produce their kits from next season - is this the first one? His ability to take chances has made him one of the most prized assets in the Premier League, but the Walthamstow-born man will be making his side aware that with the visit of Everton this Sunday brings another free-scoring striker in the shape of Lukaku.
  • Antonio Brown reportedly NFL's Highest Paid Receiver

    Antonio Brown reportedly NFL's Highest Paid Receiver

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    Brown is coming off his third consecutive season of having been named First-team All-Pro, as he has exceeded the 100-catch and 1,200-yard plateau each of the last four years. Either way, the Steelers' Killer Bs are going to be making a lot of Gs next season. Brown earned this contract and deserves the money. With an effective guarantee of $19.91 million in year one, all other bonuses are contingent on being on the roster, payments the Steelers could avoid if they wanted to.
  • Detroit Red Wings Trade Brendan Smith to New York Rangers

    Detroit Red Wings Trade Brendan Smith to New York Rangers

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    The Detroit Red Wings have traded draft selections for decades, giving up future assets to make a push to get into the playoffs and chase a Stanley Cup. Riley Sheahan ranks 14th and Steve Ott is 37th. The 28-year-old defenseman has five points in only 33 games this year with the Red Wings, but has spent time injured this season with knee problems.
  • Steve O'Keefe shuts up Shane Warne

    Steve O'Keefe shuts up Shane Warne

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    Two balls after Pujara was dismissed, Virat Kohli was dismissed for a duck - for the first time after 104 global innings - when he attempted a flamboyant drive, edging it to Peter Handscomb in the slip cordon. "We played good cricket and won and played bad cricket and we lost a game of cricket, that's how simply we look at this defeat". India did try to come back into the game with some fighting bowling efforts from Ashwin, Jade and Yadav, but the batting unit failed miserable.
  • Poll has Macron beating Le Pen in presidential run-off

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    His rivals, Le Pen and rightwing Republicans party candidate Francois Fillon, have also become more deeply embroiled in legal problems. Polls consistently show Le Pen winning the race's first round, in which all candidates face off against each other, with around 26 percent support.
  • Jason Pierre-Paul getting the franchise tag, per report

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    The Giants would probably prefer to reduce that $17 million cap number by giving him a long contract, and Pierre-Paul presumably wants more stability too. After a odd 2015 season that involved a fireworks accident, a mangled hand, and just one sack, Jason Pierre-Paul rebounded in 2016 by posting strong numbers on a playoff Giants team.
  • NHL Trade Deadline: Lightning send Brian Boyle to Toronto Maple Leafs

    NHL Trade Deadline: Lightning send Brian Boyle to Toronto Maple Leafs

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    The second-round pick that the Lightning are receiving is conditional , with the highest second round pick that the Leafs own being sent to Tampa Bay in the deal. The Maple Leafs believe that they can make the playoffs this year. Boyle, 32, is an unrestricted free agent this offseason. Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond is also being loaned to the Toronto Marlies, and is not part of this trade.
  • Villarreal v Real Madrid 26 February 2017

    Villarreal v Real Madrid 26 February 2017

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    They may not have found a way through in the opening 45, but within 11 minutes of the second period Villarreal were two goals up. We have to be as solid as we were in the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, but we also have to score a goal. Cristiano Ronaldo will be rightly credited with the goal, after a clean strike from the spot, but the question was around whether the penalty should have been awarded in the first place.
  • Farah says linking him with 'drug misuse' claims upsetting

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    Salazar has always denied any wrongdoing in relation to his work with athletes at the OR training centre, which first surfaced in a BBC Panorama programme in June 2015. In the wake of the apparent leak of its findings, believed to have been orchestrated by the Russian-backed group Fancy Bears, USADA released a statement of their own, which read: "USADA can confirm that it has prepared a report in response to a subpoena from a state medical licensing body regarding care given by a physician ...
  • Atletico Madrid vs FC Barcelona La Liga 2016/17

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    However, with four minutes remaining the visitors snatched the win, Barca taking advantage of some panic in the Madrid area, with Suarez eventually cutting the ball to Messi, who saw his initial shot saved before firing home on the rebound.
  • F1: Red Bull launch 2017 auto

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    Red Bull have been in the shadow of Mercedes over the past three seasons with the latter clinching the Constructors' Championship for a third straight time previous year. "As a team, we can build, take and learn a lot from 2016". First impression of the RB13 was it looks quite attractive. It definitely looks sleek. The vehicle is going to feel a lot different.
  • Breaking Down the PJ Tucker-Raptors Trade

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    Tucker of the Phoenix Suns to a roster that just a week ago added Serge Ibaka. The cost is minimal, according to reports . Phoenix will receive forward Jared Sullinger and two second-round picks in return. For now, the Raptors head into the final 25 games of the regular season looking like they have addressed their defensive deficiencies and primed for another run at the Eastern Conference Finals.
  • O'Keefe the destroyer as India collapses

    O'Keefe the destroyer as India collapses

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    The hosts were bowled out for 107 in 33.5 overs in their second innings to lose by a humiliating 333-run margin inside three days in the first Test against Australia here on Saturday. Given a target of 441 to chase, after Steven Smith helped himself to a hundred and showed the Indian batsmen how you need to bat on this turning pitch, India showed no fight, gumption or guts, with their batsmen falling like nine pins.
  • Former All Black arrested on suspicion of buying cocaine

    Former All Black arrested on suspicion of buying cocaine

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    French media are reporting the ex-Wallaby and former All Black Ali Williams were arrested outside the Place de l'Etoile nightclub just after 3am on Sunday. O'Connor and Williams were both drunk at the time of their arrest and were not carrying identification. "In this context, it was made a decision to suspend Ali Williams ".
  • Paul Clement rues missed handball call

    Paul Clement rues missed handball call

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    Conte has only been sacked once in his career, when he was manager of Arezzo in Serie B. After a disappointing run of results in the 2005-2006 season, Conte was let go of in October, but reinstated in March of 2007. And if by some odd luck the free-flowing football does not come and they end up losing, then it'll be worth seeing how Swansea crack the code of the Blues' 3-4-3 system.
  • Martin Kaymer and Ian Poulter make confident starts at Honda Classic

    Martin Kaymer and Ian Poulter make confident starts at Honda Classic

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    Gribble, who lifted his first PGA Tour title in October with a storming finish in the Sanderson Farms Championship, hit all 18 greens in regulation to seize his share of the lead. Ryan Blaum, 33, of Miami had an admirable opening round, shooting 67 to stand just three strokes back of the leaders. Sergio is one of golf's biggest names to have not won a major, so let's hope he can get a couple more tournaments under his belt before we head to Augusta in April for the US Masters.