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Prop Ben Moon replaces Alec Hepburn in the front row and flanker Sam Underhill starts instead of the injured Tom Curry. So, what did the Lions get right that England must try to replicate on Saturday? The All Blacks and opponents England will both sport the iconic emblem of remembrance when they clash at Twickenham, London Saturday, a day before the centenary of Armistice Day signaling the end of World War I.
  • Is College Basketball Already Too Easy For Zion Williamson, Duke Freshmen?

    Is College Basketball Already Too Easy For Zion Williamson, Duke Freshmen?

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    What makes things even more freakish is Duke's side consisted mostly of freshmen (first year students). That team went 38-0, and if it wasn't for an absolutely loaded Wisconsin team picking them off in the Final Four, they would have played for a national title with an undefeated, 40-0 season on the line.
  • Melbourne Cup: Cross Counter trainer Charlie Appleby savours win in Australian race

    Melbourne Cup: Cross Counter trainer Charlie Appleby savours win in Australian race

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    Appleby credited Sheikh Mohammed and his powerful global stable for the win, saying "they were all family". Cross Counter won the Cup, the Charlie Appleby-trained stayer handing Australian jockey Kerrin McEvoy his third Cup triumph. In a flawless completion to a stellar year highlighted by Masar's Derby victory, Thunder Snow's Dubai World Cup and 27 other G1s, Cross Counter epitomised the Godolphin philosophy of pushing global boundaries and striving for perfection.
  • Juan Mata speaks out on new contract after Juventus win

    Juan Mata speaks out on new contract after Juventus win

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    Ronaldo scored for Juventus as they lost to Manchester United last night, with the Red Devils emerging from the showdown with a key three points to their name. United will be confident but I'm not sure Mourinho is the type of manager who will go for it at the Etihad. Goaded by the home fans throughout, he reacted at the end by surging on to the field and cupping his ear to the home supporters before being led off the field.
  • Benzema scores brace as Real Madrid thrash Viktoria Plzen

    Benzema scores brace as Real Madrid thrash Viktoria Plzen

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    We came into the game fully focused and it showed. "We have seen handsome goals". CSKA have four points with Plzen on one. Karim Benzema has been in fine form under his new boss, scoring three times in three outings, netting his 200th Champions League goal on Wednesday and adding his 201st for good measure.
  • Raptors won't be bowing to Kings in Sacramento

    Raptors won't be bowing to Kings in Sacramento

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    The Kings run three traditional centres out there on any given night, which likely means Jonas Valanciuans gets the start in Sacramento, but Ibaka has proven just as risky and deadly coming off the bench as he has been starting. Too bad, because there were a TON of big stars who came out to see the Lakers at Staples Center including Denzel Washington , Odell Beckham , Brian Ortega , Canelo Alvarez , Chris Bosh and more.
  • Rivers, Gordon leads Chargers past Seahawks 25-17

    Rivers, Gordon leads Chargers past Seahawks 25-17

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    Richards has had stints on Los Angeles' practice squad the past two seasons. ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing a source, reported that Gordon will face the Seattle Seahawks after the injury had kept him out of the team's Week 7 win against the Tennessee Titans in London.
  • Messi in Barcelona squad to face Inter Milan despite fractured arm

    Messi in Barcelona squad to face Inter Milan despite fractured arm

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    Barca will certainly be delighted, relieved even, when his recovery is complete. "This guy is a really special player, one-v-one he's virtually unstoppable". "The whole team has taken a step forward", the Spain global said. "Under the new coach I'm not being picked but I'm working on it". "We have to see if he's safe to play", Valverde told reporters Monday.
  • Liverpool draw shows Arsenal can play with top teams - Bernd Leno

    Liverpool draw shows Arsenal can play with top teams - Bernd Leno

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    The draw briefly took Liverpool to the top of the Premier League, before Manchester City's victory over Southampton on Sunday moved Pep Guardiola's side two points ahead. Shkodran Mustafi was impressive against Roberto Firmino, Granit Xhaka looked like a disciplined performer and Hector Bellerin has added defensive discipline to his game under Emery's guidance.
  • Cricket Betting Tips, Match Prediction and Preview India v Windies 1st T20I

    Cricket Betting Tips, Match Prediction and Preview India v Windies 1st T20I

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    India's last win against West Indies came way back on March 23, 2014 in the World T20 in Bangladesh, and Sharma will have his task cut out in his quest to start well at his happy hunting ground. Mystery spinner Sunil Narine is also absent. However, India will be wary of the threat that West Indies poses in the shorter format of the game since they are the reigning T20I champions.
  • Lakers validate LeBron's proclamations of progress with win at Portland

    Lakers validate LeBron's proclamations of progress with win at Portland

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    With the slow start to the season so far, Luke Walton may be under pressure from the front office to perform sooner rather than later. Earlier in the week, it was reported that Magic Johnson and Walton engaged in a serious one-on-one meeting, the message being: results are expected now that LeBron James has joined the purple and gold.
  • Chelsea ease past Crystal Palace to extend unbeaten start

    Chelsea ease past Crystal Palace to extend unbeaten start

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    Palace's hopes of securing a crucial point vanished when they conceded two goals in five second-half minutes. Sarri sensed that little was being offered in the way of direct service to the 18-yard box, and in response brought on Eden Hazard and Mateo Kovacic, with the former helping to restore Chelsea's lead within just a minute of coming off the bench.
  • Demaryius Thomas trade means it's Courtland Sutton's time

    Demaryius Thomas trade means it's Courtland Sutton's time

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    During Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels's brief tenure as Broncos head coach, Denver selected Thomas 22nd overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. This trade would make so much sense for both parties, no matter how tough it would be for Broncos Country to see Thomas in any other team's colors, even New England's.
  • Broncos Finalizing Deal To Send Demaryius Thomas To Texans

    Broncos Finalizing Deal To Send Demaryius Thomas To Texans

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    The Denver Broncos have parted ways with one of its most prolific wide receivers in franchise history, shipping Demaryius Thomas to the Houston Texans ahead of Tuesday's National Football League trade deadline. "We were not hell-bent on trading Demaryius, " Elway said. Thomas has 36 receptions for 402 yards and three touchdowns in 2018, and is signed through next season at $14 million.
  • Qualifier Copil Shocks Zverev To Make Basel Final

    Qualifier Copil Shocks Zverev To Make Basel Final

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    Top-seeded Roger Federer had to work for it, but he ultimately beat Frenchman Gilles Simon on Friday to advance to the semifinals at the Swiss Indoors Basel in Switzerland. "I'm starting to really get to understand the conditions and it was consistent, my most consistent match by far". He will be the third seed in Paris and has a bye into round two, where he will face Croatia's world number six Marin Cilic .
  • Leicester boss Puel has big Amartey concerns

    Leicester boss Puel has big Amartey concerns

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    Amartey landed awkwardly on his ankle while trying to halt Michail Antonio's surge deep into stoppage time and was given oxygen while he was treated on the pitch. Roberto Pereyra scored a goal of the season contender for Watford, as they beat Huddersfield 3-0, a result, which means the Terriers drop to the bottom of the table.
  • Red Sox infielder ups Taco Bell war with Chipotle endorsement

    Red Sox infielder ups Taco Bell war with Chipotle endorsement

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    Before the World Series, Taco Bell announced it would bring back the " Steal a Base, Steal a Taco " promotion: If a player steals a base, Taco Bell will give away tacos across the US. "I'll let everyone else get it". "I'm sure a lot of people will get their free tacos, though". Mookie has instantly turned into a sports hero for kids and adults alike who love heading to Taco Bell.
  • Pakistan score 155-8 in first T20 against Australia

    Pakistan score 155-8 in first T20 against Australia

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    This is their third lowest Twenty20 global score. Aaron Finch departed in the first over without scoring and that set the tone for a history-making powerplay. Hafeez was rattled on the helmet by Stanlake early in his knock before taking a stride down the track to smash Ashton Agar for six and Babar ticked along fluently, reaching his half-century off 42 balls.
  • Hamilton says Red Bull are 'out of reach'

    Hamilton says Red Bull are 'out of reach'

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    Red Bull's lock-out of the front row promises a thrilling multi-car duel down to Turn 1, but as a priority Horner wants his driver to remain out of trouble and work together to keep their rivals at bay after the launch from the grid. "I knew it was there somewhere. This is why I don't want to think too much - none of us want to think too much - about the championship, but just really concentrate on the task at hand".
  • Twins to hire Baldelli, 37, as manager

    Twins to hire Baldelli, 37, as manager

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    Still, it's clear that these are no longer your father's Minnesota Twins . When they heard that, Levine added, it became a search for the manager "we felt could help us refine our scouting philosophy; help us find somebody who could help push us on player personnel, acquisitions; somebody who could help us when we're going through our minor league system when we're evaluating minor league talent".
  • President Trump criticizes Dodgers pitching moves during World Series Game 4

    President Trump criticizes Dodgers pitching moves during World Series Game 4

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    That Titanic lady's got nothin' on this game. "There's some guys that we wanted to stay away from today, namely ( Ryan) Madson , Julio (Urias)", Roberts said. Boston had runners at the corners in the 10th. J.D. Martinez is hitting.214 (3-for-14) with a.353 on-base percentage. LOS ANGELES - All season, the Los Angeles Dodgers have danced along the edge of a great precipice.
  • Frustrated Ricciardo 'punches hole in wall' after US retirement

    Frustrated Ricciardo 'punches hole in wall' after US retirement

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    But since then, Daniel Ricciardo's year has morphed into a proper annus horribilis - and that's something that's troubling the Australian as he prepares for his final three races as a Red Bull driver, following his retirement from the United States Grand Prix .
  • Heat rekindle talks for Jimmy Butler after refusal of Rockets offer

    Heat rekindle talks for Jimmy Butler after refusal of Rockets offer

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    Meanwhile, the Rockets are 1-3 to begin the campaign and will be without Harden for at least the next two games because of a hamstring injury. Miami is hellbent on remaining active in trade talks despite a month's worth of disagreements with the Wolves' front office and their steep asking price for Butler .
  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek happy with life under Maurizio Sarri

    Ruben Loftus-Cheek happy with life under Maurizio Sarri

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    Chelsea have won all three matches in Group L as they will be traveling to the Eastern European nation to take on the Belorussian side in a return leg in two weeks. It's a little problem and I don't know how to solve it", he said. Sarri is looking for a more regular goal threat from his midfield, and Chelsea captain Gary Cahill said he was pleased to see Loftus-Cheek show he is ready to meet the need.
  • LeBron James claims first Los Angeles Lakers victory

    LeBron James claims first Los Angeles Lakers victory

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    He also talks about getting his first triple-double as a Laker and jokes about what would have happened if the Lakers lost another game, "If we didn't get this win tonight, they probably would have taken us off national televised games". It follows three straight defeats for the Lakers to start the season after James, 33, joined from the Cleveland Cavaliers in the summer. Bryant watched the Lakers erase an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit with a 15-2 blitz in just over three minutes.
  • Cardiff captain Sean Morrison hopes Liverpool win Premier League

    Cardiff captain Sean Morrison hopes Liverpool win Premier League

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    Salah hit the half century on his 65th appearance for Liverpool with two goals in the convincing Champions League defeat of Red Star Belgrade . Liverpool doubled the lead right before half-time when Salah scored his first on the night with a strike to the near post, set up once again by Shaqiri on a quick tap from just outside of the box.
  • Broncos backup QB Chad Kelly arrested in trespassing case

    Broncos backup QB Chad Kelly arrested in trespassing case

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    A woman was holding her child on the couch inside the home when the man entered uninvited. If Kelly did not have alcohol in his system and was in some random family's living room mumbling incoherently, what are we to deduce from that? Kelly appeared in court Tuesday morning on first-degree trespassing charges.
  • Scores hurt in Rome metro escalator accident

    Scores hurt in Rome metro escalator accident

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    Footage taken by witnesses show the escalator running at an unusually high speed. Seven people were seriously hurt in the accident at the city-centre Repubblica station. The Russian embassy in Italy later said that up to 30 football fans were injured. CSKA Moscow is due to play against AS Roma in the Champions League later on Tuesday and hundreds of its supporters were on the move to reach the Olympic stadium.