• Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or, Messi lost

    Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or, Messi lost

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    The 31-year-old's shared the prize with Lionel Messi ever since and he was rewarded last night for winning the Champions League and Euro 2016 during a glittering season. Ronaldo was the firm favourite to win, but the prestigious prize comes at a time when the prolific forward has generated negative headlines in the past week over accusations of tax evasion.
  • Eric Dickerson 'can't feel sorry' for Jeff Fisher

    Eric Dickerson 'can't feel sorry' for Jeff Fisher

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    McDaniels was asked Tuesday about the Rams opening, but didn't really entertain the thought, saying: "I have a short week to get ready for a great opponent and I'm focused on the Broncos". At its current pace, this year's Rams will be the second-lowest-scoring team in the past five years, and if they somehow manage to score fewer than 18 points, they will be the lowest-scoring team in that span.
  • Lazio, Lulic nei guai: rischia una lunga squalifica di 10 giornate

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    E la rete ironizza. "Se poi il signor Rudiger vendeva calcini mi complimento con lui, è un lavoro molto dignitoso". Ieri, rispondendo alle provocazioni del difensore tedesco, Lulic era stato protagonista di un'uscita infelice: "due anni fa a Stoccarda vendeva calzini e cinture e adesso fa il fenomeno".
  • Joao Mario:

    Joao Mario: "C. Ronaldo all'Inter? Lo convinco io!"

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    La matematica ancora non ci condanna. "Con Sassuolo e Lazio si deve giocare come se non ci fosse un domani", ha aggiunto il centrocampista nerazzurro. "Anche nello Sporting ho fatto fatica all'inizio, poi sono cresciuto e migliorato". "Se un giorno dovesse lasciare il Real e decidesse di venire a giocare in Italia credo di essere in grado di poterlo convincere a venire all'Inter ".
  • Carolina Panthers' Ron Rivera downplays flak over Cam Newton punishment

    Carolina Panthers' Ron Rivera downplays flak over Cam Newton punishment

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    The Panthers' first offensive play ended up being a pass by Derek Anderson that deflected off Mike Tolbert's hands and into the arms of linebacker Mike Morgan, but that play didn't cost Carolina the game. The Panthers played a game on the west coast last week in Oakland, and stayed out west for the entire week, and Newton said that he wasn't properly packed.
  • Russian Federation agrees to International Olympic Committee demand over retesting for 2012 and 2014 Olympics

    Russian Federation agrees to International Olympic Committee demand over retesting for 2012 and 2014 Olympics

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    McLaren's first report, released in July, led to more than 110 Russian athletes being banned from the Rio Olympics but also caused a major rift between the International Olympic Committee and WADA. "The corruption that exists in Russia is destroying the belief of young Russian athletes and their parents in clean and fair sport". The release of the first report got some Russians banned from Rio, though the International Olympic Committee at the last minute rejected WADA's request to ban the ...
  • Ronaldo revels in 'unforgettable' 2016 following Ballon d'Or triumph

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    One can point to Ronaldo playing just 25 minutes in the Euro 2016 final due to a knee injury , but he proved to be an inspiration for Portugal to beat host France in extra time . The award, now parted from Fifa and back with France Football Magazine is announced by the poll of 173 top journalists around the world. "We'll try.