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Russia's under-fire senior football powerbroker Vitaly Mutko, allegedly caught up in the country's damning doping scandal, reportedly ignored a private request from FIFA president Gianni Infantino to withdraw from the spotlight. While the United States men's national team still has a lot of work to do to make sure they'll be a part of that draw, expectations are that they'll find their way there once the dust has settled in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
  • Messi and Suarez help Barca to down Eibar, Sevilla stage fightback

    Messi and Suarez help Barca to down Eibar, Sevilla stage fightback

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    The victory over the Basque side came at a price for Barcelona after Busquets was forced off in the eight minute of the game following a heavy tackle in his ankle from Gonzalo Escalante. The timing of his return will depend on the recovery, however reports in Spain suggest he is likely to be sidelined for at least two weeks, ruling him out of the Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg with Real Sociedad on Thursday.
  • Here's why Falcons didn't get a safety on Packers fumble

    Here's why Falcons didn't get a safety on Packers fumble

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    Falcons defensive back Jalen Collins made a tremendous play to strip Packers running back Aaron Ripkowski at the end of a run. In the end, the National Football League ruled that Collins' left leg was touching the goal line when he gained full possession of a fumble by Green Bay Packers fullback Aaron Ripkowski.
  • Eight Ulster players in Ireland squad for Six Nations

    Eight Ulster players in Ireland squad for Six Nations

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    It means a total of 13 Munster players are included. Ireland head coach Schmidt said: "It has been good to watch the players over the past two months and great to see many of them doing so well". Forwards: Finlay Bealham (Connacht), Rory Best (Ulster), Jack Conan (Connacht), Ultan Dillane (Connacht), Tadhg Furlong (Leinster), Cian Healy (Leinster), Jamie Heaslip (Leinster), Iain Henderson (Ulster), Billy Holland (Munster), Dave Kilcoyne (Munster), Dan Leavy (Leinster), Jack McGrath ...
  • Prolific Championship striker could make move to PL club within 48 hours

    Prolific Championship striker could make move to PL club within 48 hours

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    The Euro 2016 victor has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal at the London Stadium but Slaven Bilic is expected to strengthen his squad further before the transfer windows closes. It's believed that the Hogan deal is also being held up by Dimitri Payet's situation. Hogan has been out of the Brentford squad since the 2 of January, with the Bees seemingly now just waiting for the striker to leave the club for West Ham during this month's transfer window.
  • UConn Huskies' NCAA-record win streak: 93 and counting

    UConn Huskies' NCAA-record win streak: 93 and counting

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    It was ninth straight game in which UConn never trailed. But Samuelson missed her first attempts and UConn led just 19-12 after the first quarter. She had 18 points at halftime and came out of the game for good with more than a minute left in the third quarter.
  • India vs England | Jonny Bairstow to replace Alex Hales in T20 squad

    India vs England | Jonny Bairstow to replace Alex Hales in T20 squad

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    Almost four hours later, even as India got past 300, Stokes again played a crucial role to ensure the hosts did not go into the T20 series with the confidence of a whitewash. This will be India's last ODI ahead of the Champions Trophy in June, and the side will hope to tick off most boxes before the big-ticket tournament.
  • Jose Mourinho says Wayne Rooney can leave Manchester United

    Jose Mourinho says Wayne Rooney can leave Manchester United

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    Sir Alex Ferguson also paid a touching tribute to Rooney, though none compare to David Beckham's nostalgic Instagram post to commemorate his 250th United goal (see below). "We lost two points". It is not a secret that his recent purchases haven't displayed the game people expected from them, except Ibrahimovic, and now is the time to make some changes.
  • Arsenal snatch 97th minute win over Burnley to go second in EPL

    Arsenal snatch 97th minute win over Burnley to go second in EPL

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    It leaves Arsenal short of central midfield options, with Mohamed Elneny on duty with Egypt at the African Cup of Nations and Santi Cazorla suffering with a long-term injury. It can happen inside the country. And 'Do you want some more puppies? I should have kept my control, even if it was in a hectic time . It was nothing bad, I said something that you hear every day in football.
  • Orario tv Napoli-Fiorentina diretta Rai quarti Coppa Italia 2017: probabili formazioni 24-01

    Orario tv Napoli-Fiorentina diretta Rai quarti Coppa Italia 2017: probabili formazioni 24-01

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    Come di consueto vi proponiamo le probabili formazioni e le ultime news sul quarto di finale della gara in programma martedì 24 gennaio a partire dalle ore 20.45. Tutto ciò sempre su Rai Uno . Diawara tornerà a centrocampo insieme a Zielinski e il titolarissimo capitan Hamsik. In attacco, favorito ancora il trio Insigne-Mertens-Callejon anche se Giaccherini e Pavoletti reclamano spazio.
  • Toumani Diagouraga: Leeds United midfielder set to sign for Ipswich Town

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    Leeds paid close to £600,000 to sign Diagouraga on a two-and-a-half year deal from Brentford last January, a transfer completed while Steve Evans was head coach, but he was sidelined by Monk after featuring in a sorry 3-0 defeat at Queens Park Rangers on the opening weekend of the Championship campaign.
  • Goffin through to Australian Open quarters

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    Jordan Thompson has been knocked out of the Australian Open in the second round after a fearless showing against Dominic Thiem. The 19-year-old showed in spades why many consider him a future grand slam champion but was just unable to stay with Nadal in a gripping deciding set, which the 30-year-old sealed when the 24th seed netted a forehand.