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Sports Suarez and Ronaldo hit top form in time for Clasico
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However, Gay de Liebana believes La Liga's focus shouldn't rest exclusively on Asia, but take advantage of the cultural and linguistic advantages they have in Latin American markets, from where many of its current stars like Messi and Uruguay's Luis Suarez hail.

Sports Man charged over alleged racist attack on Raheem Sterling
Author: 0 Man charged over alleged racist attack on Raheem Sterling

November 29, 2017 Manchester City's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring their second goal. Karl Anderson pleaded guilty at a court in Manchester on Wednesday to racially aggravated common assault. Magistrates were told Manchester United supporter Anderson, who has a history of football-related violence, pulled his white van alongside Sterling's auto as the midfielder waited to enter the training ground.

Sports Yes, Philippe Coutinho Arrival Would Delight Me - Barcelona Star
Author: 0 Yes, Philippe Coutinho Arrival Would Delight Me - Barcelona Star

He is said to have lined up a five-year contract for his client worth just over £200,000 a week. The Catalan giants are said to have shaken hands on a £132m deal, making the Brazil global the second-most expensive player of all time. "Everyone expects the great players to come to Barcelona , we have a very strong group of great players, without Coutinho people are doing a great job.

Sports Fernandinho is much better than I was, Guardiola claims
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They are also through to the last 16 of the Champions League. Rooney told TalkSPORT that City had to a lot more to be considered the finest team to grace the Premier League. "They have really good young players", Guardiola said. "If you've played Burnley over the last few years, they must have a big music system because the noise coming out of their dressing room before and after games is incredible".

Sports New Zealand draw first blood in ODI series
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In his defence, Bracewell said he chose to drive home from a party to comfort his partner who had phoned to say their parrot had died. "It's been a bit of a tough road back but I've done a lot of hard work over the winter rehabbing, so it's nice to be back now", Bracewell said.

Sports Formula E a financial fiasco in Montreal
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Newly elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante initially suggested a change of venue for the event, proposing that Formula E move away from the center of the city. Additionally, residents complained that track construction forced the closure of streets around the track for close to two weeks, the CBCreports. Only 25,000 tickets were sold for this past summer's event, which became a hot potato in the fall election campaign that saw Plante defeat Denis Coderre, the driving force behind the ...

Sports OU Downs Demons as Young Sets Assist Record
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Another Oklahoma freshman who is beginning to find his way is forward Brady Manek, a Harrah, Okla., native who averages 10.1 points and 5.3 rebounds after scoring season bests of 15 and 21 in his last two games. "These are good young men who love to play the game". "A long time ago they talked about Magic Johnson, how he knew all the time where all nine players on the floor were".

Sports Atletico files Federation Internationale de Football Association case against Barcelona over Griezmann
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Griezmann has been linked to a number of other clubs, including Manchester United , but Barcelona is the only one Atletico has officially reported to Federation Internationale de Football Association. "If the paper says it then it is possible it is like that", Amor told Movistar TV. Griezmann is under contract to Atletico through June 2022. "Of course Griezmann will be able to leave at some point, as Diego Costa, Diego Ribas and Arda Turan have gone", Simeone told French sports daily ...

Sports NRL star Jarryd Hayne reportedly accused of rape
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The complainant claims she was a virgin at the time of the incident and was afraid to initially come forward. It was eventually reported to law enforcement when she sought out medical treatment and the hospital contacted police, as required by law.

Sports Alabama Loses Another Linebacker, Dylan Moses, To Injury
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It appears Baton Rouge native Dylan Moses won't have a chance to play in his homestate for the first time in his college career when Alabama plays Clemson Jan. He also had a team-high 10 tackles against Auburn . Starting outside linebackers Christian Miller (biceps) and Anfernee Jennings (ankle) were both injured in the season opener against Florida State.

Sports Warriors Stephen Curry likely to miss Christmas Day game vs. Cavs
Author: 0 Warriors Stephen Curry likely to miss Christmas Day game vs. Cavs

The good news for the Warriors is that they're as equipped as any National Basketball Association team to weather the absence of a player of Curry's caliber. Golden State All-Star forward Draymond Green has missed the last three games with a shoulder injury. Both teams are second place in their respective conferences, so this still figures to be a high-quality game regardless of Curry's impending absence.

Sports Jonathan Kraft not aware of friction between team and Alex Guerrero
Author: 0 Jonathan Kraft not aware of friction between team and Alex Guerrero

He encouraged Brady to adopt the philosophy of pliability and stretching, and he oversees his intense fitness and diet regimen. " There's some sort of issue ", Schefter said. "I've heard whispers about that sort of thing, as well", Schefter said in regards to the rumors of a rift. "It certainly takes a lot of people I think for an National Football League player to achieve in your career - your teammates, coaches, family, and support friends - and Alex has been a huge, huge reason why I'm ...

Sports Pro Bowl: Ramsey, Jackson, Bouye, Campbell named
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Slater was named to the Pro Bowl despite only playing in seven games, which shows just how he's viewed across the league as a special teams player. Although Green wasn't named a starter this year, he's never missed a selection with seven, trailing only Hall-of-Fame let tackle Anthony Munoz's 11 on the Bengals' all-time list.

Sports Former New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley signs with Pittsburgh Steelers
Author: 0 Former New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley signs with Pittsburgh Steelers

Ridley was originally drafted by New England in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Almost all of that production came during his fourth seasons with the Patriots , which included his only 1,000 rushing yard campaign. Ridley spent his best season in the league with the Patriots, compiling 1,263 yards and 12 touchdowns on 290 carries in 2012. He bounced between the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts and Falcons past year, and this season, he has had cups of coffee with the Denver ...

Sports Thomas Davis has suspension reduced to one game
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The blindside hit netted Davis a two-game suspension, and it's possible Adams could be in store for an absence of the same length while he recovers from his second concussion of the season. In his letter on Monday, Runyan noted that Davis violated Rule 12, Section 2, Article 7 (b) (1), "which prohibits unnecessary contact against a player who is in a defenseless posture by 'forcibly hitting the defenseless player's head or neck area with the helmet, facemask, forearm or shoulder, even if the ...

Sports Olivier Giroud has hamstring injury, could miss three weeks - Wenger
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Speaking about Wenger's firm stance on Giroud, Manuello told French football website Foot Mercato: 'It can make things complicated, but a clash, that kind of thing is not in Olivier's nature, nor in mine. "Unless there's a change of heart, as of now the intention is not to return to France". 'There has been no new approach from Marseille. Giroud is anxious that a lack of game time will affect his World Cup chances, with France assistant boss Guy Stephan warning the 31-year-old that he ...

Sports Van Jefferson transferring to Florida
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Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Van Jefferson , a former four-star prospect who has been playing for the Ole Miss Rebels , announced Monday night he will be transferring to Florida . "And obviously Billy's resume speaks for itself with the number of players he's put into the National Football League and the next level". "I think that felt like a good fit for the family", Hester said.

Sports Newton throws 4 TDs, Panthers spoil Rodgers' return 31-24
Author: 0 Newton throws 4 TDs, Panthers spoil Rodgers' return 31-24

He tossed three unnecessary interceptions after having thrown just three in his previous six games, and now the Packers may be sitting at home in January for the first time in nine years. Davante Adams took a helmet-to-helmet hit from Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis on an interception return by Colin Jones. The cat-and-mouse game in pro football is incredible.

Sports Trail Blazers at Timberwolves
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McCollum had a career-high in points against Minnesota last season, putting up 43 on 16-25 shooting. What's more, the Trail Blazers only attempted five free throws in the entire game compared to 21 for the Timberwolves . It was a rare show of emotion for the normally mild-mannered guard, who scored 17 points and added 13 assists and eight rebounds in the Portland loss.

Sports James Harden says he will play through bruised knee pain
Author: 0 James Harden says he will play through bruised knee pain

They host the Utah Jazz on Monday night, the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, and the L.A. Clippers on Friday. Harden was a game-time decision and almost sat out with a sore knee. Paul helped the rockets to to an undefeated week from December 11th to December 17th while averaging 26 points, 7.8 assists and 6.3 rebounds during the 4-0 week.

Sports Paul Clement: 'Mood in Swansea City dressing room is very flat'
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Any hope of a fourth win of the campaign soon faded, however, as former Swans star Gylfi Sigurdsson netted a top-class strike either side of goals from Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Wayne Rooney . 'How serious we are not sure yet. By contrast Everton boss Sam Allardyce is riding the crest of a wave since his appointment late last month. "We conceded stupidly off a corner by not marking a man properly, one or our lads lets him go to score, and to recover from that it is very hard in the ...

Sports Suarez hails 'elite' Griezmann, Coutinho amid transfer talks
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But the Kop side stood firm and Coutinho has since banged in five goals so far this term with five assists to boot. With the sources behind those stories coming from within the club, it sounds like Barcelona are looking for a reason to say Coutinho was too expensive and that they couldn't afford him.