• South Africa Rugby World Cup winner Naka Drotske shot during Pretoria robbery
South Africa Rugby World Cup winner Naka Drotske shot during Pretoria robbery

Drotske and his business partner, another former Springbok Os du Randt , had been having a braai at Drotske's brother's smallholding in Kameeldrift when armed men stormed in, said the friend, who spoke on condition of anonymity. "They will have to fix his right elbow because everything there is fractured". Drotske underwent surgery immediately...

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  • Ranieri: Fulham are 'ready' for 'difficult' Chelsea encounter
Ranieri: Fulham are 'ready' for 'difficult' Chelsea encounter

The Belgium star will not be risked for the visit of the Greek side to Stamford Bridge but should be available for Sunday's Premier League game against Fulham . The veteran Italian oversaw a 3-2 victory in his first match after replacing Slavisa Jokanovic, ending a run of seven consecutive defeats. I spoke with the doctor 10 minutes ago and Moses ...

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  • Liverpool's Mohamed Salah doesn't scare Lucas Digne in Merseyside derby
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah doesn't scare Lucas Digne in Merseyside derby

Shaqiri came off the bench for Liverpool during their 2-1 defeat against PSG in the Champions League on Wednesday. However, Everton are winless in the last 17 Merseyside derbies in all competitions - last picking up a victory against Roy Hodgson's Liverpool in 2010 - and have not won at Anfield since the turn of the millennium.

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  • Steph Curry: Golden State Warriors star helps young girl wear his trainers
Steph Curry: Golden State Warriors star helps young girl wear his trainers

Prior to the 131-128 Toronto win , the last time the two-time Defensive Player of the Year was on the floor with Golden State, his team was up by 23 points in Oracle Arena in Game 1 of the 2017 Western Conference finals. The Raptors seemingly couldn't miss in the first quarter, with Leonard, Siakam and Ibaka shooting a combined 12-for-12 to star...

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  • Sanchez out for up to 10 games, reveals Mourinho
Sanchez out for up to 10 games, reveals Mourinho

Sanchez is yet to have a scan to determine the extent of the damage but Mourinho said he was "screaming" in pain. It is the latest injury to trouble Sanchez this season, the forward having been sidelined with an abdominal strain at the start of the campaign and a groin issue last month.

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  • Lionel MESSI breaks Champions League record in FC Barcelona win
Lionel MESSI breaks Champions League record in FC Barcelona win

He said: 'You do not always get what you deserve. "You have to do everything you can - and we did that today - to block his shots". "I think it [the award] loses all value if he is not leading the best players in the world". They will undoubtedly field a very good team and want to win this game as well. "If we make mistakes in our midfield it is ...

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  • Spurs can 'beat everyone' claims Toby Alderweireld ahead of Arsenal clash
Spurs can 'beat everyone' claims Toby Alderweireld ahead of Arsenal clash

Defeats in Italy and at home to Barcelona to begin their Champions League group have left the Londoners up against it in order to qualify for the knockout stages of the competition, and to have any chance of progressing they must win when the San Siro side head to London.

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  • AS Roma vs. Real Madrid - Football Match Report
AS Roma vs. Real Madrid - Football Match Report

City again struggled against Lyon and needed an 83rd-minute equalizer from Sergio Aguero to salvage a 2-2 draw in Group F and seal its spot in the knockout stage. Results and the manager were just a small yet significant percentage of Real Madrid's problems, which are also down to several other decisions taken by the board of directors, and in pa...

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  • Tito Ortiz crushes Chuck Liddell in first round knockout, video
Tito Ortiz crushes Chuck Liddell in first round knockout, video

The ill-advised pay-per-view bout, promoted by boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy MMA, turned out to be more sad and hard to watch than a fight between two legends with a combined age of 91 even sounds on paper. Ortiz slammed a right hand onto his face, knocking him cold. Chuck Liddell and fellow UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz met ...

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  • Mack Brown is coming back to coach football at UNC
Mack Brown is coming back to coach football at UNC

In his seven seasons leading the Tar Heels, Fedora produced a 45-43 record. From 1988 to 1997, Brown led the Tar Heels to a record of 69-46-1. During a successful 16-year run at Texas , Brown his teams to 158 wins and a National Championship in 2005, when the Longhorns beat University of Southern California 41-38 and quarterback Vince Young ...

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"They're all out of form, not just Kurtley Beale" - Jeremy Paul

Australia coach Michael Cheika refused to criticise Sinckler for the sledge, accepting that it was an attempt to rile the tourists. "While disappointed, I must say they're disappointed that they've put the team in this situation, but they accept the rules are in place to be lived by".

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  • It Is Time For Detroit Lions Fans To Look To Next Season
It Is Time For Detroit Lions Fans To Look To Next Season

Vic Fangio: Stayed the Bears' defensive coordinator, now is the mastermind (or "evil genius", as Khalil Mack called him) behind the league's best defense. "Wednesday night was a totally different wind, so we had some good recall about where to play it and those type of things". Fox only has one game this Sunday, but after having the Lions and Be...

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  • Mourinho: I believe Manchester United will make top four
Mourinho: I believe Manchester United will make top four

Cole, who recently announced his retirement from his playing career earlier this week , played for a variety of football clubs, including the likes of boyhood club West Ham United, Liverpool, Aston Villa and Coventry. We thought that Chris Smalling would give some balance to his qualities. "Then there is a very good team, Liverpool". Hazard ...

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  • College Football Rivalry Week
College Football Rivalry Week

The Sooners have made the College Football Playoff in two out of the last three seasons and were just one possession away from winning a playoff semifinal previous year in a double-overtime loss to Georgia. Ohio State is slightly above the FBS average in defensive efficiency (48th at 61.2 entering Saturday), while Oklahoma is 90th at 42.1. The...

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  • McLaren Unveils Special Livery For Fernando Alonso’s Final F1 Race
McLaren Unveils Special Livery For Fernando Alonso’s Final F1 Race

Lewis Hamilton marched to the championship with two rounds to spare after a fantastic second half of the season. McLaren-bound Carlos Sainz finished sixth in his last race for Renault ahead of Sauber's Charles Leclerc, who now heads to Ferrari, and Force India's Sergio Perez.

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  • Arsenal boss Unai Emery: Liverpool a good example to follow
Arsenal boss Unai Emery: Liverpool a good example to follow

So Arsenal come to Dean Court with confidence in going on an unbeaten run, but knowing that they have found defeats when they have played other teams in the top six. "We are in that process: create an idea, a style, be competitive". But how many have we conceded? 15. 'Our adaptation to them is only 30 per cent and 70 per cent is for us, how we ...

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  • Green Bay Packers head to Minnesota for primetime game against Vikings
Green Bay Packers head to Minnesota for primetime game against Vikings

But it started with Trubisky being honest about how well he felt with Nagy, general manager Ryan Pace and the team's medical staff. The former Texas Longhorns star threw three interceptions to offset two touchdown passes. "When we said, 'Hey listen, this is the route we're going to go, " then he was bummed out. The duo of Prescott and Cooper was ...

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  • Worst Cavs cut ties with JR Smith in post-LeBron revamp
Worst Cavs cut ties with JR Smith in post-LeBron revamp

I think we are playing some really good ball right now. The Cavs wished Smith and his family well and thanked him for his contributions. The Cavs will host LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night, marking James' first game against his former team as a member of the Lakers.

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  • Kemba Walker Does Michael Jordan Shrug After Wild 3-Pointer
Kemba Walker Does Michael Jordan Shrug After Wild 3-Pointer

Butler didn't have a huge night statistically, scoring 15 points on 4-of-11 shooting. "It's been at times frustrating, just because you don't know what the team wants, or needs from you", Simmons said. "I actually came over this morning and shot it about 50 times and I'm so glad it went in". In the closing seconds of regulation, he hit two free...

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  • Boston Celtics left with questions following loss to the Jazz
Boston Celtics left with questions following loss to the Jazz

Mitchell buried back-to-back 3-pointers, fed Gobert for a dunk and hit three free throws to extend the Jazz lead to 68-55 midway through the quarter. I think we're in a good position to be 12-4. They are shooting three's without thinking and that is not how to win in the National Basketball Association. Jimmy Butler scored 28 points in his home...

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  • Van Dijk finds time to console referee during Dutch delight
Van Dijk finds time to console referee during Dutch delight

Hategan was visibly upset at the final whistle, with Van Dijk putting an arm around his shoulders. " That man broke down, stood with tears in his eyes because he had just lost his mother ", Van Dijk said. Gini Wijnaldum played an hour of the encounter, starting as a No. 10 after recent comments from his boss, Ronald Koeman, about the midfielde...

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  • Spurs extend Warriors' losing streak
Spurs extend Warriors' losing streak

That's a team that needed this one, too, so it really was an uphill battle for us and good test for us". Warriors coach Steve Kerr admitted earlier in the week that the National Basketball Association ( NBA ) champions were "banged up physically and spiritually" in the wake of the spat and the continued absence of Stephen Curry , the league's to...

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  • Fitchburg State Basketball Player Barred From Campus For Vicious Elbow During Game
Fitchburg State Basketball Player Barred From Campus For Vicious Elbow During Game

The clip began making the rounds on social media after Nichols' 84-75 win at Fitchburg State on Tuesday night. I know these words can not undo my wrongdoing. Fitchburg State University basketball player Kewan Platt whipped an elbow into the face of Nichols College's Nate Tenaglia during a recent game ― and he got indefinitely suspended and boot...

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  • NFL Players Are Considering Sitting Out Of Major Week 11 Game
NFL Players Are Considering Sitting Out Of Major Week 11 Game

It's not often that the NFL's worldwide games end up being marquee matchups, but in this case, Mexico City was set to host two of the league's elite in a crucial cross-conference game. The matchup between the Rams and Chiefs , both of whom have a 9-1 record and lead their respective divisions, is considered one of the marquee games of the upcoming...

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  • Djokovic overcomes illness to progress at ATP Finals
Djokovic overcomes illness to progress at ATP Finals

Djokovic, who beat Isner in his opening group-stage match, faces Cilic in his last group match on Friday, while Zverev, who defeated Cilic to kick off his Finals campaign, takes on Isner. He made a lot of unforced errors which helped me to win. The next game always looked unsafe for Zverev and so it proved as he double-faulted to concede the set.

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