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Nets' Cavis Levert Suffers Gruesome Season-Ending Leg Injury — GRAPHIC

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The good news? LeVert is only 24 years old, and he'll be back. Teammates could be seen huddling around Caris as medical attended came out to asses his condition. The injury occurred with 3.7 seconds left to go before the end of the first half at the Nets' away game in Minneapolis. He entered Monday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves averaging 19.0 points and shooting at a stellar 48 percent from the field. Read More »

4 odd stats from the Jets' blowout loss to the Bills

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Peterman, 24, appeared in eight games in his two seasons in Buffalo and made four starts. Nevertheless, here are the strangest stats from the Jets' Week 10 loss. We picked a bad day to have a bad game. He completed 52.3 percent of his passes. McCown was 17/34 for 135 yards and two interceptions. Peterman's final appearance for Buffalo came November 4, when he threw three picks in a 41-9 loss to the Chicago Bears . Read More »

Dion Lewis Calls Beating 'Cheap' Patriots 'Personal'

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New England felt Lewis wasn't the kind of player they would make a priority, and he took offense to this. In the aftermath of the game, Titans running back Dion Lewis, a former Patriot, gloated at the defeat of his old squad . "Mr. Kraft, Belichick, offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator, they showed me nothing but love". I am sure when they go to different places they want to beat us, absolutely. Read More »

Chiefs Down Cardinals, 26-14

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The Chiefs harassed the rookie quarterback Rosen, applied pressure in various ways, forced him to commit two turnovers and did a great job minimizing the damage done by primary receiving weapon Larry Fitzgerald . "We just had to take advantage of that today". "He's here this morning and he's got things set there, organized and settled down", Reid said, "so he can do what he's got to do here". Read More »

Brandon Marshall joins Saints on one-year contract

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When asked what he liked about Marshall's workout, Payton said, "He moved around well". Marshall, who previously spent time with the Seattle Seahawks , joins his seventh team on his 13-year career, a span where he totaled 970 catches for 12,351 yards and 83 touchdowns. Read More »

Czech team leads 2-0 in tennis Fed Cup final against USA

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Barbora Strycova and Katerina Siniakova both won their matches against Sofia Kenin and Alison Riske respectively to put the hosts one point from victory. "Anything can happen in Fed Cup and tomorrow is another day", she said. The 32-year-old Strycova, who has announced her retirement from Fed Cup duty after the final, struggled with her serve throughout a nervous first set. Read More »

Sexton eyes another historic exploit against All Blacks

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Sexton, up for world player of the year with two All Blacks , wanted Ireland's best on the field on Saturday. "I don't know that he did the damage (in Ireland's victory in Chicago)", said Hansen. " Kieran Marmion just rolled his ankle a little bit, so we'd be very hopeful he'll be fine". With Murray not named in Ireland's November Tests squad, Luke McGrath started Ireland's win over Italy in Chicago two weekends ago, while Kieran Marmion was in the nine shirt yesterday versus ... Read More »

Samir Nasri undergoing West Ham medical ahead of short-term deal

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Samir Nasri has moved a step closer to joining West Ham as the free agent is undergoing a medical with the Premier League outfit. A month later he was banned , initially for six months, for using an intravenous drip treatment that contravened World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) rules, leading to a Spanish Anti-Doping investigation . Read More »

Celta Vigo vs. Real Madrid - Football Match Report

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Solari's appointment as Real Madrid's permanent manager has been approved by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF), a spokesman told Reuters on Monday. Solari has played down the comparisons with Zidane, who commanded instant respect owing to his glittering playing career and long-established status at the club, enhancing his status as a Real legend by winning three consecutive Champions League crowns. Read More »

Manchester City outclasses city rival Manchester United to top EPL

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City looked like they could cut through United at will down their left, with Benjamin Mendy, Sterling and David Silva combining well to make life hard for makeshift right-back Ashley Young. The City striker took the ball to the edge of the box, played a one-two with Riyad Mahrez before firing a powerful angled drive past De Gea for his 11th of the season. Read More »

Minnesota Twins Great Joe Mauer Retires From Major League Baseball

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Late Friday afternoon, he would announce his retirement from the game after 15 Major League Baseball seasons. Mauer said the decision came down to his health and his family. That's as hometown hero as it gets. The answer I was searching for came into sharper focus during my last game", Mauer wrote, "a game I will never forget and a day where I felt like everything I was questioning started to become clear. Read More »

Kuchar shares lead in Mexico

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Graeme McDowell is tied 77th after a one-under 70 on day one while Seamus Power is one over after his 72. Hickock, a buddy of three-time major victor Jordan Spieth , is playing in just his eighth PGA Tour event and his fourth this season after spending previous year on the developmental Web.com tour, where he won the DAP Championship and had five other top-10 finishes. Read More »

Rockets GM calls Anthony rumors 'unfair'

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The Rockets guard has been the snatching headlines today amid rumors that the team is considering waiving him, after the team as a whole has been experiencing a rough start to a season bloated with high expectations. The Rockets signed Anthony, 34, to a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum of $2.4 million after he received a buyout from the Atlanta Hawks . "I understand it he's obviously a Hall of Famer". Read More »

India beat West Indies on final ball to sweep T20 series

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Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai . IND vs WI 3rd T20I- As it Happened . The two were quick between the wickets and also ran twos at will. India had to deal an early blow in the name of skipper and man in red-hot form Rohit Sharma as he was dismissed at the score of 4. Read More »

Alabama Crimson Tide Moves to 10-0 After Second Straight Shutout

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The Tide won the game 24-0 for its second straight shutout of an SEC opponent and its 24th straight home win. Smith said he talked with his Tagovailoa following the incident and said the quarterback informed him that he was "fine". ET? It scored touchdowns on its first two drives fairly easily, led by the running game. If the spread were hovering around two touchdowns instead of three, I'd be tempted to lay the wood with the Tide but this Mississippi State team is solid defensively, ranking ... Read More »

Cubs President Theo Epstein shoots down Kris Bryant trade talk

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Two days later, a report on ESPN.com said it was possible the Cubs could trade star third baseman Kris Bryant , "perhaps as soon as this winter". The Cubs' Kris Bryant rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright on September 28 at Wrigley Field. Therefore, it could be as simple as getting him healthy. Read More »

Rockets appear to be dumping Carmelo Anthony already

Anthony missed Saturday's loss to the San Antonio Spurs with what the team described as an illness. After the game, coach Mike D'Antoni referred all questions about Anthony to general manager Daryl Morey. The Rockets have denied they are waiving Anthony, but he was listed as "out" because of illness for Houston's game against the Pacers on Sunday night. Read More »

Rex Burkhead returns to Patriots practice, what does it mean?

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Burkhead began the season as the Patriots' starting running back. Also, the Patriots have now used their two players permitted to return off of injured reserve - cornerback Duke Dawson is the other, and the deadline for him to be added to the active roster is next Wednesday. Read More »

Kristaps Porzingis posts Instagram story to rebut reports of slow progress

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Porzingis will be a restricted free agent then and the Knicks are projected to have just more than $30 million available under the salary cap, enough to lure a max value contract in free agency. "I didn't realize he had went out to the track", Fizdale said, according to Newsday. Kristaps Porzingis didn't seem to have a problem walking around NY on Thursday night - on an evening where he set out to prove he's further along in his recovery than people think. Read More »

Verstappen not expecting much in Brazil: "Overtaking is impossible here"

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Verstappen's true pace in FP2 was hidden by the fact he was blocked by the Williams of Lance Stroll in the final sector, eventually ending up fifth overall, 0.4s down on Valtteri Bottas , who set the pace in second practice. But I could literally do some damage to someone if somebody would say something wrong to me after qualifying, that angry I was. "So actually it makes Mexico even more fortuitous", said Horner. Read More »

New Zealand ODI series decider abandoned

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Opening batsman Zaman had struggled with a period of poor form in the shorter game for Pakistan until his fantastic 88 helped his side to victory in the win against New Zealand on Friday 9 November. His innings included six fours and two sixes. He finally fell in the 49th over as he tried to reach his ninth one-day hundred, caught in the deep off Trent Boult, small consolation for the left-arm seamer whose 10 overs cost 80 runs. Read More »

Steve Kerr Compares Zion Williamson to LeBron James

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Although Duke held the Wildcats to 4-of-17 shooting from beyond the arc in Indianapolis, the Blue Devils were slower to close out on Army's shooters early. They are a talented group. "We've barely started the season, so our identity is going to be found out later". As everybody saw, they can really play. Read More »

Rams CB Marcus Peters to Saints coach Payton: "Keep talking"

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It's a bitter loss to swallow for the Rams , but it's a little bit harder to accept for LA cornerback Marcus Peters , who was repeatedly burned by Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas in their matchup. And Payton clearly saw the same thing on film. After the game, Saints head coach Sean Payton implied that he was not surprised to see Thomas have a huge game because he knew his wideout would be too much for Peters, per Josh Katzenstein of the Times-Picayune. Read More »

Titans-Patriots: 3 keys to success for Titans on offense

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Rob Gronkowski reportedly isn't expected to play Sunday versus the Tennessee Titans , though the Patriots appear to be taking a big picture approach with their star tight end. The Pats are hoping to have him back after their Week 11 bye. - Offensive lineman Shaq Mason did not travel to Tennessee and was downgraded to out Saturday night. Read More »

Brutal Oleksandr Usyk Spectacularly Knocks Out Tony Bellew At Manchester Arena

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I gave it everything I got. England's Bellew was ahead on two scorecards (68-65, 67-66, 67-67) when referee Terry O'Connor stopped their fight exactly two minutes into that eighth round at Manchester Arena. Bellew, 35, reiterated that this loss will mark the end of his 11-year professional career. As a result, Usyk held on to his undisputed cruiserweight world title. Read More »

Troy Aikman calls for 'complete overhaul' of the Cowboys organization

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Jason Smith and Mike Harmon declare Jason Garrett's job status as the story of the NFL's second half, knowing very well that endless attention and scrutiny will hang over the Cowboys for the remainder of Garrett's tenure with the team. This season's struggles, mainly on offense, have also not changed the long-term outlook for the Cowboys at the most important position in sports - quarterback. Read More »

Saints’ Dez Bryant hurt, calls injury the ’ultimate test’

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Will Bryant, who was released by the Dallas Cowboys in April, similarly reward the Saints for bringing him aboard this week? New Orleans now ranks second in the National Football League in points per game with 34.9, trailing only the Kansas City Chiefs who are averaging 36.3. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell unlikely to play for Steelers this season

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While it's theoretically possible that Bell gets retained by the Steelers for another year, it's impractical for the team to do it since it will reportedly cost them around $25 million. By showing up on Tuesday, Bell would make up to $6 million in base salary. For the last two seasons, the Steelers have placed the exclusive franchise tag on Bell, preventing him from negotiating with other teams. Read More »

Djokovic cancels friendly with Nadal in Saudi Arabia

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Djokovic and Nadal were due to earn more than $1million apiece for playing in Jeddah on 22 December but the match has now been called off due to an injury sustained by Nadal - a problem that has also forced him out of the ATP Finals in London this week. Read More »