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Sports Florida State dismisses quarterback Francois
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Francois isn't the first FSU quarterback to have significant off-field trouble - a key reason why the 'Noles have little depth at the game's most important position. He struggled in 2018 as he got used to Taggart's offense and was expected to compete in the upcoming season with junior James Blackman, who replaced Francois in 2017.

Sports Portland Trail Blazers Aquire Rodney Hood From Cleveland In Trade
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According to Wojnarowski, Hood was one of the "most pursued rotation wings" available on the trade market. The second-round picks are in 2021 and 2023. He could provide some decent minutes for Cleveland's bench occasionally next to Matthew Dellavedova or Jordan Clarkson . His averages through 56 career games are 3.1 points and 1.4 assists.

Sports Donald Trump Calls Football 'A Dangerous Sport,' Prefers Son Doesn't Play
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He says equipment, including helmets, has improved 'but it hasn't solved the problem'. For now, the president says he doesn't have to worry about Barron playing football . "They have been calling and thanking, you know, that people have been trying to get that taken care of and it's now signed into law and affects tremendous numbers of people, and very good people".

Sports Third Time Isn't The Charm For Edgerrin James, Hall Of Fame
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Former LSU lineman Kevin Mawae along with former LSU safety Johnny Robinson were both elected Saturday. Bailey revolutionized his position as one of the first players to shadow his opponent's No. He was also named first-team All-Pro six times, with two second-team honors thrown in for good measure. Robinson was a member of LSU's 1958 national championship team.

Sports Azam´s 90 in vain as Pakistan lose T20 series winning streak
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David Miller's 29-ball 65* pipped Babar Azam's breezy 58-ball 90 as South Africa won a thrilling second T20I against Pakistan by seven runs to seal the three-match series 2-0. Batting first, stand-in captain David Miller hit an explosive half-century as South Africa made a strong finish to their innings. Captaining South Africa for the first time because Faf du Plessis was rested for the last two matches of the series , Miller went on the rampage in the closing overs after ...

Sports West Indies crush England by 10 wickets to seal series win
Author: 0 West Indies crush England by 10 wickets to seal series win

England's poor Test series record in the Caribbean - with just one triumph (in 2004) since 1968 - continues as a result. "I think there's some fairly deep thoughts going on, not just individually but in small groups". Holder missed the tour due to a shoulder injury, but was kept apprised of things. "It was something that was really needed". "Without a lot of pressure coming up from behind, those guys are our best players, so we've got to try and fit them into the team", said the England ...

Sports Stars acquire Jamie Oleksiak from Penguins for 2019 draft pick
Author: 0 Stars acquire Jamie Oleksiak from Penguins for 2019 draft pick

He had 11 points (four goals, seven assists) in 36 games with the Penguins this season while averaging 15:52 ice-time. "Our blueline has been depleted by injury all season and acquiring Jamie will give us depth at defense", Stars general manager Jim Nill said.

Sports Why Anthony Joshua May Scrap Next Fight
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This much has been revealed by Joshua's manager, Eddie Hearn, who admitted that the chance of a high-profile fight on April 13 at Wembley look further from reality as it was from the outset. However, three separate offers made to Whyte-whom Joshua beat in a December '15 clash when both were unbeaten prospects-were reviewed but never accepted.

Sports Gisele Bündchen has Tom Brady's back in Super Bowl 53 lead-up
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We're tracking everything you need to know about Super Bowl LIII , from the memorable plays on the field to the scene at Mercedes Benz Stadium to the best commercials and tweets as the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams battle for the NFL's ultimate prize.

Sports England Six Nations hero Henry Slade reveals secret to win over Ireland
Author: 0 England Six Nations hero Henry Slade reveals secret to win over Ireland

The defeat has cost Ireland the opportunity of being the first side to win back-to-back Grand Slams. "We know we're going to have to be better physically and right across the board". Henry Slade crossed twice and Jonny May and Elliot Daly also touched down as England overran opponents who entered the clash as pretenders to New Zealand's throne, but have now been supplanted as tournament favourites.

Sports Steelers WR Antonio Brown Explains What He’s Looking For In A Team
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While he admitted he hasn't spoken to his fellow all-star since the end of the 2018 regular season, he predicted A.B. would still be wearing a Steelers jersey come September. Although it looks like there is no going back for either side, Bettis thinks some key changes could help the Steelers move past this with or without Brown.

Sports Meet the Kansas City Chiefs players who signed futures contracts
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But that's not enough for the young gunslinger, and he already predicted that the Chiefs will head to the Super Bowl next year. I have to thank the Chiefs organization for believing in me - the Hunt family, Brett Veach, coach Reid, coach Kafka, coach Bieniemy - and most of all the players.

Sports Sony Michel has provided a big boost for Patriots
Author: 0 Sony Michel has provided a big boost for Patriots

I'm excited for him and all my [college] teammates that are over there, it's super exciting. "I get to take my son because of you guys", he said. Particularly if his Rams are as successful as Gurley was against Gronk. Sony Michel was a freshman and Todd Gurley a junior when the pair shared the backfield together at the University of Georgia. Since returning to Los Angeles from St.

Sports Patriots WR gives teen girl quarterback Super Bowl tickets: 'Take Brady's spot'
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Female quarterback Dejah Rondeau, 13, of Exeter, N.H., was surprised with tickets to Super Bowl LIII by her favorite player from the New England Patriots , Julian Edelman. Brock described Dejah as "very comical" and "outgoing", but also a bit "shy until she warms up". "You have to be mentally tough to play quarterback", she said.

Sports Barcelona to meet Real Madrid in Copa del Rey semi-finals
Author: 0 Barcelona to meet Real Madrid in Copa del Rey semi-finals

The provisional dates are February 6 and 27. Barcelona host Valencia at home in La Liga on Saturday and then face a trip to Athletic Bilbao next weekend, four days after the first leg against Real. Santiago Solari's side will hope victories in the Copa del Rey can have a knock-on effect in the league, however, where Barca have been unflappable over the past two months, winning eight matches on the spin.

Sports West Indies vs England - Highlights & Stats
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Trailing by 119 runs at the start of the second innings after Darren Bravo's ultra-patient half-century extended the West Indies first innings total to 306 in the morning, England were demolished for 132 with Roach and Holder claiming four wickets each.

Sports Colorado Rockies agree to 1-year contract with Nolan Arenado
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The Rockies have now agreed to contracts with all eight arbitration-eligible players (LHP Tyler Anderson, 3B Nolan Arenado, RHP Chad Bettis, RHP Jon Gray, RHP Scott Oberg, LHP Chris Rusin, SS Trevor Story, C Tony Wolters). He has finished in the top five in NL MVP voting each of the last three seasons, including a career-best third-place finish following the 2018 season.

Sports Sergio Garcia disqualified at Saudi International
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But he was reined in on day three as Li carded four eagles - including three on the back nine - as well as two birdies and a double bogey in his 62 to join Johnson on 16 under par heading into Sunday's final round. Garcia apologised for his behaviour and said in a statement released by the Tour: "I respect the decision of my disqualification". According to The Scotsman , players in the groups immediately following Garcia stated that he left not just one, but as many as five greens in ...

Sports Burnley confirm Crouch deal
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Peter Crouch could be about to make a surprise return to the Premier League as part of a swap deal for Burnley striker Sam Vokes . The Potters are reportedly willing to pay as much as £9m for Vokes but Clarets boss Sean Dyche was unwilling to let the 29-year-old leave without signing a replacement.

Sports Private search for Emiliano Sala plane starts Sunday
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Cardiff signed Sala from Nantes in a club-record deal during the transfer window but the plane carrying him and Ibbotson disappeared from radar on its way to Cardiff airport. Cardiff's appeal for the Premier League to grant them an extension to the transfer window was turned down and Thursday's deadline passed without a replacement arriving, although they brought in midfielder Leandro Bacuna from Reading for a reported £3 million.

Sports Dhoni declared fit for fifth ODI
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Bangar supported the middle-order by giving accounts of previous occasions when they stood up when the top three got out cheaply. "When you are bowling to him, you know you have not got the game won until you get him out", he said. After a rare failure from India's top-order, the visitors were bowled out for 92 their lowest-ever total in New Zealand in the fourth ODI in Hamilton on Thursday.

Sports Sauber Becomes Alfa Romeo Racing For 2019 Formula 1 Season
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By the end of 2018, Sauber had gone from the back of the grid to fighting to be best of the rest in the hands of Marcus Ericsson and rookie Charles Leclerc - a driver who proved to be so good that he earned a promotion to Ferrari for this year.

Sports Gary Cahill set to remain at Chelsea until his contract expires
Author: 0 Gary Cahill set to remain at Chelsea until his contract expires

Chelsea could allow Andreas Christensen to leave as the close of the transfer window approaches. Initially, the Cottagers had been interested in taking the the former England defender on loan. In December, the Chelsea boss said Cahill does not suit his style of play . "Every match I have to choose". For me it is not [possible] to have him on the bench.

Sports Here's the Ireland team to face England in Saturday's Six Nations clash
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This will also be the 25-year-old's first start at number 15 since 2013 when he was slotted at fullback during his debut against U.S. while Garry Ringrose and Bundee Aki will form the centre partnership. 'It's one of those things that we've seen as an option for some time. Elsewhere, Leinster flanker Josh Van der Flier has been handed the number 7 jersey over teammate Sean O'Brien, who take his place on the bench.

Sports Tielemans hoping to reignite career at Leicester
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After graduating from the Anderlecht academy, he went on to make 185 appearances for the famous Belgian club before moving to Monaco in 2017. Everybody is really kind and really good with me. He also started all four of Belgium's Nations League matches this past autumn. Monaco have completed the loan signing of Adrien Silva from Leicester City , who have brought in Youri Tielemans from the Ligue 1 strugglers as part of the deal.

Sports Meghan Markle 'planning to have royal baby at Lindo Wing'
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Britain's Prince Harry , Duke of Sussex and Meghan , Duchess of Sussex unveil a commemorative plaque to celebrate the official opening of Bristol Old Vic's new building in Bristol , Britain, February 1, 2019 . Talking about her own past Sam, who was originally from the north of England, said: "I was groomed into prostitution from 14 or 15". On Thursday, Meghan was in her favourite towering suede beige Manolo Blahnik BB heels for a trip to the Association of Commonwealth ...

Sports Mickelson off to sluggish start at Waste Management Phoenix Open
Author: 0 Mickelson off to sluggish start at Waste Management Phoenix Open

The Waste Management Phoenix Open began on Thursday morning , but the highlight of the festivities at TPC Scottsdale may have came on Wednesday afternoon. She was so sweet yesterday, she was so excited and happy and that's something that we can all learn from. "She said, 'No, I've got this, '" he said.

Sports Chelsea boss Sarri again questions players after defeat
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Sarri again questions players after defeat

Sarri was jeered by Chelsea fans at Bouremouth. "I have to try again tomorrow because I need to understand why, because I need to solve this problem". No wonder Sarri said recently, after a 2-0 loss at Arsenal , that Hazard is not a natural leader. The Belgium winger has also gone missing when Sarri has needed him most the last few weeks, scoring once in the last eight games.