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According to Sports Day , McClain struggled with an addiction to codeine, which is a substance typically found in cough syrup. Yet Cowboys owner Jerry Jones refused today to shut the door on the idea, acknowledging that McClain is eligible to return to the National Football League from his 10-game suspension next week.
  • Haze and smoke in Grand Strand caused by Western NC wildfires

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    National Weather Service meteorologist Jeffrey Taylor in Greer, South Carolina, says there's only a slight chance of precipitation in the area of the forest fires. The two largest are the Tellico fire, which has burned about 10 square miles and the Maple Springs fire, which has burned almost 8 square miles. "Because of this very long and serious drought, some firefighters have told me that these are the most serious conditions they've seen in 40 years", he said at a news conference at the ...
  • Demaryius Thomas shines in Broncos' thriller in New Orleans

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    The decisive play came while the Superdome crowd was still celebrating Brandin Cooks' twisting, 32-yard touchdown catch between two defenders. Stewart intercepted Brees twice - joining the now injured Aqib Talib as the only Broncos with multiple interceptions in one game.
  • Julian Assange is now being questioned over a sexual assault allegation

    Julian Assange is now being questioned over a sexual assault allegation

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    Ingrid Isgren, Sweden's deputy chief prosecutor, arrived at the small central London embassy at 9.30am on Monday, accompanied by another woman, where she was met by dozens of photographers and film crews. The closed-door proceedings took place on Monday at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London . Counsel for Mr. Assange, Per Samuelsson, complained of having been excluded from the examination, a situation also denounced by WikiLeaks in a statement.
  • ICC Test player rankings: De Kock & Rabada on the charge

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    South Africas Faf du Plessis (L) and Dean Elgar celebrates as Quinton de Kock takes a catch behind the stumps against Australia during day four of the 2nd Test at Hobart, on Tuesday. Du Plessis, said a major part of the Proteas success was keeping the clamps on Australia's senior players David Warner and Steve Smith. We made sure those guys have been relatively quiet in the series.
  • College football playoff chaos? Bet on it

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    Meyer also admitted on Monday that he has not addressed the CFP rankings with his team yet and had not decided how and when he would do that. The Cardinals sit at five, which is one spot out of the College Football Playoff. "A major impact on game planning, just have to execute in it". The Wolverines simply never got their running or passing game going, uncharacteristic for a typically exciting offense that put up 59 points the week before against Maryland.
  • Samsung, Hyundai bosses quizzed in South Korea scandal probe

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    It will be the first time ever for a sitting president to be questioned by prosecutors. Having overseen the introduction of tough anti-corruption legislation since she began a five-year term in 2013, Park has been linked to a scam in which large conglomerates allegedly bought favors via presidential aides and a private confidante, Choi Soon-sil.
  • Hundreds gather in downtown Portland to protest ND pipeline

    Hundreds gather in downtown Portland to protest ND pipeline

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    The demonstration is part of a National Day of Action happening in over 300 other events with the Native American Water Protectors in Standing Rock. Josh Nelson, deputy political director at CREDO: "Today's action shows that the courageous indigenous leaders resisting the Dakota Access pipeline at Standing Rock have massive grassroots support in all 50 states".
  • Bill Belichick: Dion Lewis going through 'build-up process'

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    But the fact that Seattle trailed by big margins late in already unwinnable games of what was his first season as Seattle's coach probably played into the decision. The New England Patriots have won 12 or more games in six straight seasons. "The grind is real, you showed the fans a real football hit". "'Then we're going to try to attack the ball when we can".
  • Koeman at ease over Jagielka drinking with Rooney

    Koeman at ease over Jagielka drinking with Rooney

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    The Three Lions captain and global teammate Jagielka were pictured with hotel guests at a wedding party wearing their England tracksuits. Toffees boss Koeman has spoken to his captain but insists there is no issue despite warning him about the dangers of social media.
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    Milan, Suso: "A casa a piedi se faccio una doppietta"

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    Due gol e vittoria rossoblù per conquistare il popolo genoano e riconquistarsi il Milan dopo la parentesi poco entusiasmante con Mihajlovic: "Con Sinisa non giocavo nemmeno un minuto. Dicono che ho solo il sinistro, ma io sto lavorando anche sul destro e a Palermo un paio di volte ci ho provato. Ha sempre un occhio di riguardo per chi gioca meno: li osserva, capisce cosa devono migliorare.
  • Czech Republic down France to retain Fed Cup title

    Czech Republic down France to retain Fed Cup title

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    France's Kristina Mladenovic returns the ball to Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during the Fed Cup final in Strasbourg, eastern France, Saturday, Nov. But Pliskova put herself into trouble when she double-faulted four times in the seventh game to drop her serve and bring Mladenovic back in the match.