• Red Wings ride third-period outburst to top Penguins
Red Wings ride third-period outburst to top Penguins

Then at 3:21 of the first period, Letang got tangled up with Red Wings forward Thomas Vanek in the Penguins' end and left the game, appearing to favor his left leg. They are tied with the New York Rangers for third place in the Metropolitan Division and six points behind the Capitals, who have won nine straight. The Penguins doubled their lead ea...

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  • Chelsea recall Bamford, Boro linked
Chelsea recall Bamford, Boro linked

Chelsea have already recalled Nathan Ake, Charly Musonda and Kenedy from failed loan spells but unlike those three, Bamford is highly unlikely to figure in head coach Antonio Conte's first-team plans. Bamford, 23, had featured just six times in the league for Burnley and therefore Chelsea have chose to end his temporary spell at Turf Moor. O...

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  • Costa missing from Leicester match
Costa missing from Leicester match

Ahmed Musa had tested Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois before his side fell behind, but the defending champions did not manage another shot on target. "I think as a footballer if you're going to go to China , now at 28 years of age, you're basically saying, like Oscar, your career is finished". The west Londoners won't fancy replacing the playe...

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  • Guardiola's Manchester City Battered By Everton
Guardiola's Manchester City Battered By Everton

Everton have only lost once in the league at home, and they've played some big hitters. The 18-year-old netted a memorable goal as he deftly chipped the ball over Claudio Bravo, helping the team on their way to a 4-0 win at Goodison Park.

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  • Antonio Conte Insists Money Isn't Everything As Diego Costa's China Speculations Continue
Antonio Conte Insists Money Isn't Everything As Diego Costa's China Speculations Continue

Foxes manager Claudio Ranieri, named FIFA's coach of the year this week, attempted to match Chelsea's formation by playing with wing-backs of his own. "But they scored to make it 2-0 and it was hard". Asked if Costa would play again, Conte replied: "Why not?" "I must be pleased for my players, to work with these players.

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  • Mercedes confirms Bottas as Hamilton's teammate
Mercedes confirms Bottas as Hamilton's teammate

When pushed on why he returned to F1 so soon after retiring, Massa said: "I think what happened at the end of last season with Nico's unexpected retirement sparked a unique turn of events". "We are almost there; we are at the tail end of it and hope we'll be able to make an announcement this coming week". "We obviously need a technical director now...

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  • Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer beats Jurgen Melzer in his comeback match
Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer beats Jurgen Melzer in his comeback match

Long Island native Rubin, who stunned Benoit Paire in the Australian Open first round a year ago, rallied from two sets to one down defeating compatriot Bjorn Fratangelo in five sets. "So I definitely see things a bit different when you've been gone for a long time or when you've come back from injury like I have in the a year ago or so".

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  • Pakistan defeat Australia in 2nd ODI
Pakistan defeat Australia in 2nd ODI

Pakistan beat Australia by six wickets in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Not many gave Pakistan a whiff of a chance in this ODI series given their dismal performances in the Test series, but as Australia learnt on Sunday, underestimate Pakistan at your own peril.

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  • Sir Andy Murray wins first round of Australian Open 2017
Sir Andy Murray wins first round of Australian Open 2017

Three-times grand slam champion Murray will next play Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev as he bids for a maiden title at Melbourne Park after five defeats in the final. This set displayed better composure from Murray and a wide string of errors from his opponent. I was a bit tentative because of that. Murray landed less than half his first serves...

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  • Antonio Brown's social media misadventure bad way for Steelers to start week
Antonio Brown's social media misadventure bad way for Steelers to start week

They played [Saturday]. Our game got moved to [Sunday night because of an ice storm]. We're going to touch down (at the Pittsburgh airport) at 4 o'clock in the f-ing morning. Guaranteed the first part will be enforced much more closely once Brown's video circulates. I saw Terrance Mitchell and Marcus Peters leaving the locker room so they were th...

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  • India edge first ODI by three wickets
India edge first ODI by three wickets

In yesterday s match when India had their historic win against English while chasing an enormous target of 351 runs, MS Dhoni nearly forgot that he is not the Indian captain anymore. "Messi was given a lot of natural ability but he prefers Ronaldo, who has made himself the footballer that he is and pushed himself on and off football pitch - and...

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  • Big-play Steelers wary of opportunistic Chiefs
Big-play Steelers wary of opportunistic Chiefs

The magic that fueled so many oddities and delivered Kansas City the AFC West title, as well as a No. 2 seed in the playoffs, eluded the Chiefs on the NFL's grand stage. Just ask the Miami Dolphins, who saw Brown torch them for five catches, 124 yards and two touchdowns in the wild card game. The Steelers were without quarterback Ben Roe...

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  • Golden State Warriors Look For Revenge Against The Cleveland Cavaliers
Golden State Warriors Look For Revenge Against The Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers blamed a lack of practice time for some lackluster performances of late but got two straight days off over the weekend to work out some kinks and prepare for another NBA Finals rematch. With the roster having standouts such as Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love , is there a chance that the Cavaliers "Big 3" will be voted into th...

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  • ODI series: Marcus Stoinis joins Australian side, replaces Marsh
ODI series: Marcus Stoinis joins Australian side, replaces Marsh

Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday named Marcus Stoinis to replace all-rounder Mitchell Marsh, who has been ruled out of the remaining three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) against Pakistan with a shoulder injury. "He could be a very key player for us in India and he hasn't been able to bowl the speeds he would like". Stoinis has a single one-day wor...

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  • Stoke's three-goal salvo downs Sunderland
Stoke's three-goal salvo downs Sunderland

Larsson concluded: " It was not good enough ". The winger exchanged passes with first Xherdan Shaqiri and then Crouch before beating the keeper at his near post to make it 2-0, and worse was to follow. However, he said: "I don't want to stand here and say it's because of injuries or because of lack of numbers, I'm not going to do that". The cla...

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  • Falcons, Patriots, Packers, Steelers progress to Championship round
Falcons, Patriots, Packers, Steelers progress to Championship round

After six straight National Football League playoff games with double-digit margins of victory, one of today's two games has to be a real beaut, right? With one more win, the Patriots would play in their seventh Super Bowl since 2001. "It's fantastic", said safety Duron Harmon , who as a third-round pick of the Patriots in the 2013 draft will be a...

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  • Rogers stuns 4-seed Halep to open Aussie Open
Rogers stuns 4-seed Halep to open Aussie Open

It was the second year in a row that Halep lost in the first round at Melbourne Park, and the fourth time overall. After the match, Halep admitted she was hindered by a bout of tendinitis, which had affected her left knee since the WTA Finals in October.

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  • Patriots and Falcons in Conference Finals
Patriots and Falcons in Conference Finals

Channel 2 Action News is ready to bring you the latest throughout the week as the Atlanta Falcons prepare for the NFC Championship. And Rodgers drove his team down the field to get close enough for Mason Crosby to kick a 56-yard field goal - the third-longest in National Football League playoff history - to give the visitors a 31-28 lead with 1:33 ...

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  • Kent Bazemore leads the Hawks to victory with 24 points
Kent Bazemore leads the Hawks to victory with 24 points

Both Milwaukee and Philadelphia are resurrecting their franchises on the backs of young, promising talents; the Bucks have forward Giannis Antetokounmpo while the Sixers are growing around center Joel Embiid. Kent Bazemore led the scoring for Atlanta with 24 points, including 4 three-pointers. "We can not let Dunleavy come off the bench and hav...

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  • RUMOURS: Man Utd to activate De Gea extension clause
RUMOURS: Man Utd to activate De Gea extension clause

Even this season, with Jose Mourinho at the helm, De Gea has shown consistent brilliance exuding class and composure, something which the Portuguese manager has also highlighted. It has also been reported that his new contract will see the goalkeeper get a bumper pay raise. As well as De Gea's contract being extended until 2020, it has also been ...

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  • MI vs. Nebraska: Wolverines look to snap first losing streak
MI vs. Nebraska: Wolverines look to snap first losing streak

Nebraska: The Cornhuskers have dropped two in a row after winning their first three Big Ten games. Walton Jr, who had 16 of his 20 points after halftime, hit a 3-pointer to stretch the lead back to four. Nebraska ranks 12 in the Big Ten in field goal percentage defense (43.0) and 13 in 3-point percentage defense (37.4). Nebraska: The Cornhusker...

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  • Defending champion Angelique Kerber survives scare to beat Lesia Tsurenko
Defending champion Angelique Kerber survives scare to beat Lesia Tsurenko

Daria Kasatkina is a 19-year-old who also fits the profile of a Melbourne surprise package and, like Sivtolina, her form over the past six months or so suggests she has a big future in the game. Defending champion Djokovic, who lost the ATP World Tour Finals to Murray in November, will begin his pursuit of a sixth title in seven years on Tuesday ...

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  • Chinese Super League foreigner numbers set to be reduced, Asian rule removed
Chinese Super League foreigner numbers set to be reduced, Asian rule removed

Previously, teams were allowed to field an Asian player in addition to three non-Asian foreigners, but that spot in the starting line-up will now be taken by a Chinese player under the age of 23. Shanghai SIPG technical director Mads Davidsen tweeted his surprise at the news. The new rules were planned for 2018, but have been brought forward.

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  • Central Iowans stock up, awaiting ice storm
Central Iowans stock up, awaiting ice storm

The wide band of precipitation expanding to the north and east of the low pressure track is expected to spread over our area from the southwest, falling as freezing rain and sleet to start, with surface temperatures here below freezing. Icy roads Saturday created unsafe conditions and travel headaches for many people who avoided authorities' pleas ...

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  • Jose Mourinho's long-ball tribute to Graham Taylor foils Liverpool
Jose Mourinho's long-ball tribute to Graham Taylor foils Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp's men looked set to give the hosts a bloody nose after James Milner thumped home a first-half penalty, but United showed impressive resolve and forced a late leveller through Ibrahimovic. With Paul Pogba running their midfield, Henrikh Mkhitaryan finally unleashed on the wing, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic settling right back into his rol...

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  • Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool had better plan than Manchester United'
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool had better plan than Manchester United'

No matter which club you support, Liverpool under Klopp are a very good team to watch and that makes them risky. Liverpool are a resurgent side under Jurgen Klopp. Ibrahimovic, who has 19 goals from 29 appearances in an increasingly impressive season, added: "We would have liked to win, of course, to close the gap even more, but we haven't ...

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  • Travis Kelce Blasts Referee For Holding Call During Two-Point Conversion
Travis Kelce Blasts Referee For Holding Call During Two-Point Conversion

Chris Boswell, the Steelers kicker, has broken a record for most made field goals in a playoff game with six. Stopping only to catch his breath, Kelce proceeded to say Cheffers "shouldn't be able to wear a zebra jersey ever again". "That was horse [crap], flat-out". During Sunday night's AFC Divisional Round matchup between the Chiefs and Pit...

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  • Liverpool have nothing to fear - Klopp
Liverpool have nothing to fear - Klopp

The Portuguese manager set up his team to prevent Klopp's men from playing their usual game, and the tactic worked as they left Anfield with a boring 0-0 draw. Ander Herrera opened the deadlock after 23 minutes, looping his close-range header over Reds goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, after the ball fortuitously fell into the midfielder's path from Pau...

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  • Barcelona vs. Las Palmas: Score and Reaction from 2017 La Liga Match
Barcelona vs. Las Palmas: Score and Reaction from 2017 La Liga Match

Lionel Messi wouldn't be as good if it wasn't for his teammates Neymar , Iniesta and the rest of the players, claims Barcelona Sports City director Pere Gratacos. "We want Leo to stay here, we want him to renew with us and he's very important for the club and for Barca. That was how we prevented Las Palmas creating problems for us", said Luis...

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  • Illini offense goes ice cold in 62-56 loss to Maryland
Illini offense goes ice cold in 62-56 loss to Maryland

Freshman point guard Anthony Cowan led all scorers with 19 points while Brantley and junior guard Melo Trimble contributed 12 points apiece for Maryland, which gave IL a chance to stay in the game by hitting just 10 of 20 free throws. Things should be different on Saturday with the Illini playing at home just three days after a decisive 16-point vi...

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