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That ban was for betting offences in Scotland and Barton has a similar charge hanging over his head from the FA. Burnley have confirmed that they have resigned Joey Barton on a short-term deal running until the end of the season. He has until January 5 to respond to a misconduct charge, where it is alleged he placed 1,260 bets over a 10-year period leading up to May 2016. His registration at Burnley was completed in time for him to serve that suspension against City, meaning he is ...
  • Chelsea's Conte 'not just a boss' - Costa

    Chelsea's Conte 'not just a boss' - Costa

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    I was about to leave", he is quoted as saying. Costa says he is happier at Chelsea now and praised manager Antonio Conte for being "someone whose support [the players] can count on in hard moments". "We love him more all the time". It's not that he's less determined to do well, but he seems to have cut out a lot of the off-the-ball provocations, which we were once told were most crucial to his game.
  • Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley agree to fight at catchweight

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    With no fights confirmed for either Bisping or Woodley, the pair met backstage at UFC 207 on December 30 and the middleweight took to Instagram to reveal what happened. A back-and-forth ensues before the American speaks to the camera to say: 'You heard that, 180, me and Bisping;' then adding: 'Alright - you heard, May, 180, we agreed.' Bisping says: 'I agree, I'm in'.
  • Josh McDaniels receiving head coaching interest from 3 National Football League teams

    Josh McDaniels receiving head coaching interest from 3 National Football League teams

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    The 49ers just fired Chip Kelly. In a Monday morning radio interview, quarterback Tom Brady said he would hate to lose McDaniels. "They are opportunities that don't come around very often, and if you would ever be so fortunate and blessed to have another opportunity to do it-for myself, it would be a second time-that would be an opportunity I would look forward to".
  • Steve Gleason Burned Reggie Bush For His Negative Rushing Yards This Season

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    Bush signed a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills last August but didn't see the playing field much this year, and his final stat line proves it: 12 carries for -3 yards. "I just didn't have a lot of opportunities this year". If I had more opportunities, it would be a different story. However, Bush - who did catch seven passes for 90 yards this season - didn't get a carry on Sunday.
  • National Hockey League team plays equipment manager in goal

    National Hockey League team plays equipment manager in goal

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    The Hurricanes' 37-year-old equipment manager fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming an National Hockey League player by signing a professional tryout contract to serve as the team's backup goaltender on New Year's Eve. No "New Guy" nameplate for Jorge. "It couldn't happen to a better guy". Peters yelled for Alves (who was heading back to the locker room) to get his stuff on and hit the ice.
  • Gerrard explains why 'phenomenal' Pogba will only get better

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    United spent £89.3million to lure Pogba back to Old Trafford from Juventus over the summer, but after an inconsistent start at Old Trafford, many questioned whether the club had wasted their money. One of the key talismans for modern-era Liverpool has been midfielder Steven Gerrard, who despite leaving for a brief stint in the MLS in 2015, was born in Liverpool and played for the club since a young age.
  • RUMOURS: Borussia Dortmund want Arsenal starlet Zelalem

    RUMOURS: Borussia Dortmund want Arsenal starlet Zelalem

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    The 19-year-old was born in Germany and could benefit from a move away from the London club he now plays in the reserves for. His only two appearances with the first team this season both came in the League Cup, and that barely counts as first-team action anyway.
  • Middlesbrough, Leicester draw 0-0 in English Premier League

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    The hosts had the better of the chances in what was an open and entertaining contest, but neither team could make the breakthrough as the points were shared, leaving Middlesbrough 16th and Leicester 14th in the Premier League table. The home side then had a late penalty appeal waved away as Christian Fuchs bundled over Ramirez in the box. Aitor Karanka and Claudio Ranieri both made five alterations to their teams for their second match in 48 hours, but excitement was in short supply, with ...
  • New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons

    New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons

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    The Falcons won their first playoff game three of those years to advance to the NFC championship game (the only exception was 2010). "We practice to win, we play to win". The Saints recovered an onside kick and converted twice on fourth down. Brees threw a 3-yard pass to Travaris Cadet to make it a six-point game. The Falcons recovered the Saints' second onside kick attempt to hold them off long enough to claim the victory.
  • New England Patriots 35-14 Miami Dophins

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    Even though the pressure of making the playoffs is off, Miami still has something to play for, and so do the Patriots. It's already been a good day for quarterback Tom Brady, too. In short, each phase for the Patriots seems to be heading in the right direction - just in time for the playoffs. Later in the fourth quarter as the Dolphins were driving, running back Damien Williams fumbled the ball inside the team's five-yard-line.
  • Jets Have 6th Pick In 2017 NFL Draft

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    The NFL awards compensatory picks for rounds three through seven to teams that lost unrestricted free agents in the previous offseason. The Eagles will be the second of the 7-9 teams to pick in the second round, and the first of the 7-9 teams to pick in the third round.