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Sports Dirk Nowitzki To Make Season Debut Against Suns
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Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki scores against the Phoenix Suns in the first half during an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Phoenix. Nowitzki, a 13-time All-Star who has won an NBA Most Valuable Player Award and been named NBA Finals MVP, has said he is approaching this season as if it will be his last, but he has been noncommittal about declaring that officially.

Sports Yankees Closing In On Free Agent Happ
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After reports in recent days indicating that Happ is close to a deal with both the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees , new information has revealed that the Phillies do not expect Happ to take their bait. Though the Yankees aren't inclined to offer a $300 million deal to the 26-year-old Machado, team brass - Hal Steinbrenner, Cashman and manager Aaron Boone - have had opportunities to state they don't want him and have not done so.

Sports Emery prepared to face Arsenal's centre-back crisis
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Emery said in a press conference : "When a player comes back like Koscielny, after a big injury". "With a very big personality and we were speaking at half-time". Mary's as Shkodran Mustafi and Sokratis Papastathopoulos are both suspended, while Rob Holding is out with a long-term injury. "Today is another step for [Koscielny].

Sports Why did Lakers play defense with hands behind their backs against Rockets?
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In protest of what LA believed to be very poor officiating in favor of Houston, the players made a decision to play defense with their hands behind their backs . James was in Harden's face on the second one and Harden fell to the court as the ball rolled around the rim for a couple of seconds before dropping in.

Sports Chelsea Places Moses In The Market For £12m
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According to The Sun , the Nigeria global is a target for Crystal Palace , the team with whom he made his breakthrough in senior football. It could be recalled the 27-year-old has struggled for game time under the head coach Maurizio Sarri this season, making only six appearances for the west London side.

Sports India fight back with triple strike in Perth
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Kohli was quickly at the crease for his side as his openers continued their struggles - with Murali Vijay (0) and KL Rahul (2) being bowled by Starc and Josh Hazelwood respectively. The Indian captain and his deputy's partnership put India on the ascendancy at the end of Day 2 but Khawaja said that Australia are still ahead in the game.

Sports Stephen Curry to return against Detroit on Saturday
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Where to bet legally on Warriors-Raptors in USA: There's no line on the game as of yet, but we predict that the Raptors will be favored by a few points. Durant is quietly having a career year so far in the Bay. And, there's going to be some games where I need to go get buckets. And unlike last season, this time it feels like a legitimate possibility.

Sports Jurgen Klopp responds to Mourinho trophy jibe: Liverpool have the right combination
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United have still spent significantly more than Liverpool in recent years, but the difference is Liverpool's big investments are paying dividends, while many of United's star signings are struggling to even make it into Mourinho's team. Asked if Mourinho's approach changes for games such as these, he said: "I think he's a bit different, like we all are leading up to these games". "But we are going with the players we have available and a team capable of going there to fight for the victory".

Sports UEFA Champions League Report: Young Boys v Juventus 12 December 2018
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While talking about their defeat against the Young Boys , Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri told Rai Sport, "We achieved our objective by winning the group, even on a night where everything seemed to go wrong", and added "We missed so many opportunities and gifted a penalty, so at the end of the day it was only right that we lost".

Sports Phillies reportedly agree to deal with Andrew McCutchen
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Wisdom made his major league debut last season, hitting.260 with four home runs and 10 RBIs in 32 games. They are widely expected to emerge from this winter with either Machado or Harper, though neither player appears close to signing a deal during this week's Winter Meetings at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Sports Suns blown by Spurs as losing streak reaches 10
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He's the LeBron James of coaches; you could make a case for him winning Coach of the Year every season for the last 20 years, but we should probably give someone else a turn. "The feeling that everyone is contributing to a win like that is good for everyone involved". San Antonio took the lead from the first few seconds when Bryn Forbes opened up the action with a three.

Sports Man City through as group winners after super Sane brace
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Manchester City host Hoffenheim in their last Champions League group match tonight. That sparked City into life and they responded by hitting the woodwork twice through Gabriel Jesus and Nicolas Otamendi before two goals from Sane secured first place in Group F.

Sports Liverpool fans have reacted to Jurgen Klopp's latest comment about Paul Pogba
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Klopp was more forthcoming when asked about United's position in the table, insisting they still have a squad with "unbelievable quality" despite languishing 16 points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool . Chris Smalling , Matteo Darmian and Diogo Dalot were all absent on Wednesday night due to injury complaints while Alexis Sanchez, Victor Lindelof , Anthony Martial and Luke Shaw were also left in Manchester.

Sports Bulls Engaged in Trade Talks on Jabari Parker
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Parker was on the court for just four minutes in the Bulls' 97-91 loss to the Orlando Magic on Thursday. The former second overall pick missed his only field goal attempt on the night. "Going forward, he's part of our team, and it's not about the individual, it's about the team. It's about playing your minutes the best you can", Boylen said, per ESPN.

Sports Anthony Joshua Reveals Target Date For Deontay Wilder Fight
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Anthony Joshua has once again reiterated his desire to fight WBC champion Deontay Wilder at Wembley on April 13 and rules out Tyson Fury as his next opponent. Joshua is in NY for the Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Rocky Fielding world title fight, live on Sky Sports , and told America he wants the "Bronze Bomber" at Wembley Stadium, on April 13.

Sports De Bruyne and Aguero back to boost Man City
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On De Bruyne, Guardiola added: "The same as Sergio, he trained quite well, no pain". The latter's absence in midweek saw John Stones deployed at full-back but the England defender made way at half-time with a knee complaint, meaning he is a doubt to face his former club.

Sports Jon Jones Granted Temporary Fight License, Cleared for UFC 232
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Jones had his license revoked by the CSAC in February and his full reinstatement will come after he puts together a community service plan with the athletic commission. Jones has to pass through USADA (United States Doping Agency) testing pool since he is a member of UFC roster. "You and I both know there is a large number of people that still have doubts", Shen-Urquidez told Jones, who attended the hearing in person.

Sports List of health violations at Detroit sports arenas, stadiums
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The study found that at "28 percent of the venues, half or more of the food service outlets incurred a high-level violation - one that poses a potential threat for foodborne illness". Notable violations (2016-'17): Food being held at improper temps in suites; employees experiencing "diarrhea or vomiting"; failure to control "insects, rodents and pests" in the main kitchen.

Sports Timberwolves to sport new Nike NBA Earned Edition uniforms
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Following up on the MECCA uniforms, the Earned Edition jersey unveiled on Wednesday follows the same general template, substituting in the design elements of the MECCA court for the Irish Rainbow uniforms the Bucks used to sport while playing in that famous old arena.

Sports Champions League: Real Madrid thrashed at home by CSKA Moscow
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Robert Lewandowski gave the Germans the lead on 13 minutes before Dusan Tadic equalized 15 minutes into the second half. While Bayern progressed to the last 16 as group winners, Lewandowski - who ended the phase as the leading scorer ahead of Lionel Messi with eight goals - was not satisfied.

Sports Hansen to announce his plan tomorrow
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The Kiwi has been in charge of Ireland since 2013 and has masterminded two victories against his homeland. Schmidt will end his tenure with Ireland following next year's World Cup and, while it still appears nearly certain he will take time out and spend it with his family, the 53-year old dropped a hint that he would not remain out of the game permanently.

Sports Chelsea involved in race row after fans sing anti-Semitic chant in Budapest
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Their last match against the Hungarians ended 1-0 after Alvaro Morata scored in the second half after scraping past a stubborn defensive side. Arsenal have identified Manchester United's Eric Bailly and Chelsea veteran Gary Cahill as potential January replacements for Rob Holding, sources have told ESPN FC, following the defender's cruciate ligament injury.

Sports Rivers leads Chargers to last-second comeback win over KC
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Kansas City's pass defense managed to sack Rivers just once during a stunning 38-28 upset win over the Chargers as 3-point road underdogs in the team's season opener. "There were no gaudy stats for MVP candidate Patrick Mahomes against Baltimore's rock-solid defense, but there were clutch plays in crunch time in an overtime win that may be the deciding factor in securing home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs", Newsday's Bob Glauber said.

Sports Outcast Antonio Valencia heads for Manchester United exit
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United were beaten 2-1, a result made all the more disappointing given they could have gone through top of Group H following Juventus' surprise loss to Young Boys. "Before the game I told the players that if we win tonight and Juventus win, we did our job". Asked if he had learned anything about his players, Mourinho retorted: "No, maybe you did".