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Joel Embiid Says His Minutes Restriction is 'F---ing Bull----'

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Thirty or so minutes after Brown spoke, Embiid walked over to the media. "I think I'm ready". I don't really know if there's like a solid number. He had expected to play more in the preseason and play at least 24 minutes on opening night and has told the Sixers staff that he isn't happy with the decision to hold him back. Read More »

Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts Give Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) a $20.00 Price Target

BidaskClub raised shares of Opko Health from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research , is 1.67. Equity analyst Cantor Fitzgerald started covering the stock by announcing an initial rating of "Overweight". The stock was bought at an average cost of $6.46 per share, for a total transaction of $34,884.00. Read More »

Mourinho Offers Update On Duo Ahead Of Benfica Clash

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Rojo trained alongside his teammates on Tuesday ahead of United's Champions League tie at Benfica on Wednesday night, but Mourinho admitted that the 27-year-old needs a little longer to recover fully. Expanding on the subject, Mourinho said: "The only thing that I told is true and there was not a misinterpretation of my words was I am not going to end my career at Manchester United ". Read More »

Giants Reinstate Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie After One-Week Suspension

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On Monday night, Giants head coach Ben McAdoo said the plan was to meet with Rodgers-Cromartie this week to determine his future. He also left the bench then returned in the second half of the Giants' loss to the Chargers, a move that prompted McAdoo to make Rodgers-Cromartie inactive for the Broncos game. Read More »

Boston Celtics: 5 obstacles to contending in 2017-18

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Heading into training camp, there were two positional battles at power forward and shooting guard. Many are considering the # Boston Celtics as the squad that will challenge the # Cleveland Cavaliers ' dominance in the Eastern Conference. Read More »

Major League Soccer team eyeing move to Austin

Precourt purchased the team and stadium for $68 million in 2013. "This club has ambition to be a standard bearer in MLS; therefore, we have no choice but to expand and explore all of our options", said Anthony Precourt, CEO of Precourt Sports Ventures and Columbus Crew SC chairman, in a news release. Read More »

Chelsea Eye New Striker as Antonio Conte Fears Consequences of Summer Recruitment

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He said: "When you start a game without Morata and without Kante, it's not simple". Chelsea have endured a poor start to the season and are now fifth in the EPL table with 13 points from eight matches. Chelsea have endured a frustrating couple of weeks with a number of injury blows coinciding with two straight Premier League defeats. Questions have been raised about the depth of his squad this season and the Italian added: "The situation is very clear and everyone can see that ... Read More »

Roofers in Maine Stop in Middle of Work to Respect National Anthem

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She told the cable television news station she took the picture because "I just thought the world could use a little more of that right now". Michelle Lyons Cossar spotted the men as they put their hammers down and stood up during the song, and made a decision to capture the moment on camera. Read More »

Socceroos dates confirmed for Honduras World Cup playoff tie

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Australia will open their two-leg series in Honduras on Friday, November 10 and return for the home fixture at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday, November 15. Honduran coach, Jorge Luis Pinto, is far from happy with the quick turnaround, saying failure to qualify for the World Cup is unthinkable. Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne's agent confirms good Man City news

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City are favourites, along with their Manchester rivals, to win the Premier League title this season, the two clubs heading the league table on 22 points (City) and 20 points (United). 'But it's the way that he makes that work for the whole team, and connects with the other players, that makes him special'. "We are scoring goals , making assists and winning games and that is the main thing". Read More »

The FIFA World Cup Play-Off Draw Where Ireland's Opponents Will Be Chosen

The playoff series will be played from November 9 to 11, 2017 in Croatia , with rematches from November 12 to November 14, 2017 in Greece. Denmark's national ground in Copenhagen holds 38,065. The Republic have secured a slightly more favourable draw and will be boosted by their recent success in play-offs. The Republic of Ireland , who last reached the finals in 2002, are away in their first leg against Denmark, before the return match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Read More »

Arsenal make final decision about Mesut Ozil's future

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But will Ozil actually leave the Emirates Stadium in the new year? Worst case scenario, Ozil and Sanchez will be leaving this winter. He said: "By giving Arsene Wenger a new contract in the summer it was made clear to the players and the fans that failure to win the title over the last 13 years doesn't matter". Read More »

Conor McGregor creates 'Mac Land' for son, Conor Jr.'s christening

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Now I have one goal, and by the end of the year, one dream fight: This is fight versus Tony Ferguson . "The last six months I tried to fix my health". New interim champion Ferguson should be the next man to face the " Notorious ", otherwise he faces the potential prospect of having his belt stripped, whilst a Nate Diaz trilogy fight also makes sense. Read More »

Ronaldo urges Real Madrid to sign Thibaut Courtois

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Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly drawn up a list of goalkeepers he would like Real Madrid to sign, with Chelsea man Thibaut Courtois among the elite shot stoppers selected by the Balon d'Or holder. For one reason or another, when the Frenchman was asked if Ronaldo will beat Messi, he responded by saying he did not want to be dragged into the debate. Read More »

Everton must prepare to win ugly, Sigurdsson says

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Everton have just one point from two games and Sigurdsson added: "Hopefully we can start getting better results". 'But they are small margins in football and I don't think we're a mile off getting results, and a couple of scruffy wins, 1-0 away or whatever it is, that pumps a little bit of confidence into the team and that's sometimes what you need'. Read More »

Earnhardt Jr. and wife expecting baby girl

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He finished seventh Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Earnhardt and his wife Amy announced Monday afternoon via Instagram that the couple is expecting their first child, a girl. Earnhardt posted on social media that he and his wife Amy are expecting their first child, a little girl. The 43-year-old married Amy on New Year's Eve this past winter. Read More »

Nuggets to sign Richard Jefferson

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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , the Nuggets are expected to cut point guard Jameer Nelson to create roster room for the 37-year-old Jefferson . Jefferson is entering his 17th season in the National Basketball Association, which is the second-longest tenure of a former Arizona player, behind Jason Terry , who is embarking on his 19th season. Read More »

Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale

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Newcastle's 2-2 draw with Southampton on Sunday means Rafael Benitez's side are ninth in the top flight after eight matches. Part of the statement read; "As one of the Premier League's oldest and best supported football clubs - and for the benefit of its many fans and supporters in the UK and across the world - Newcastle United requires a clear direction and a path to a bright and successful future ". Read More »

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool will be fine without Sadio Mane

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Champions Chelsea also visit a struggling Crystal Palace side still looking for their first point and goal . But Klopp, whose side are seven points off the top of the Premier League , is adamant that there is still plenty of work to be done and remains confident he is the man to take Liverpool forward, according to FourFourTwo . Read More »

NaVorro Bowman: Former San Francisco 49ers LB will sign with Oakland Raiders

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The team released linebacker Tyrell Adams in a corresponding move, and the signing of Bowman comes on the heels of four consecutive losses for a team that was considered to be a Super Bowl favorite. Bowman (6-0, 242 pounds) entered the National Football League as a third-round pick out of Penn State with San Francisco in 2010. Even though Bowman didn't play this weekend, he still ranks 30th in the National Football League in tackles with 38. Read More »

Joshua will now face Carlos Takam after Pulev withdraws from fight

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The 36-year-old Takam had been on standby for the Joshua fight, promoter Eddie Hearn said. Since winning an Olympic gold medal in London, Joshua has transcended British boxing by defeating Charles Martin for the IBF world title in only his 16th fight before going on to add the WBA and IBO crowns to his growing collection by defeating Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. Read More »

LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs In Serious Talks On Extension

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The deal will keep Aldridge under contract until after the 2020-2021 season. At times, Aldridge hasn't been happy with the franchise, and the franchise hasn't been happy with him. Nevertheless, Aldridge arrived in training camp in strong shape and with a better relationship with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, and both sides understand that the uncertainty of free agency next summer could make an extension a wise option. Read More »

LeBron's status for opener vs. Celtics still unclear

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James said he was saddened and blindsided by Irving's trade demand, saying he was ready to hand him the reins of the Cavaliers as their new leader. But it could all prove to be an anti-climax as King James is struggling to be fit to take part with an ankle injury that has kept him out of nearly all of Cleveland's pre-season games. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku to face no action for his 'stamp' on Dejan Lovren

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Despite his opinion, Lovren says he doesn't hold a grudge against the Belgian. Lovren's comments overshadowed what is a pivotal game in Liverpool's Champions League campaign. That is football. It is part of the game". "I had issues with my back and with my groin a couple of weeks ago". The centre-back stressed that he is now injury free, having used the global break to ensure he returned to full fitness. Read More »

Lovren blasts Lukaku over Anfield clash

That's football - it's part of the game ". The FA have decided not to pursue a case against the former West Brom and Chelsea striker, but ahead of Liverpool's Champions League match against Maribor, the defender was speaking with the media and he said that Lukaku "did it on goal". Read More »

Dolphins come back to shock the Falcons

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They spent the spring and summer telling everyone willing to listen that their bad collapse from a 28-3 lead against the New England Patriots in February was long behind them. Well, Sunday's blown lead to the Dolphins would indicate the Falcons haven't learned their lesson. The ball was rolling loose, and Bosher had to recover it. Read More »

USA face tough Paraguay test in pre-quarters

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The U.S. U-17s return to action on Saturday in the quarterfinals, against the victor of Tuesday's England-Japan Round of 16 clash . The Americans haven't qualified for an U-17 World Cup quarterfinal since 2005, a team that featured recent USA men's national team stalwarts Jozy Altidore and Omar Gonzalez. Read More »

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne needs trophies to be best - Guardiola

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Manchester City opened up a two-point lead over neighbours Manchester United at the top of the Premier League thanks to another display of scintillating brilliance in a 7-2 thrashing of Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. "I don't want to put the pressure on Kevin". Kevin is an outstanding, fantastic player. He is an awesome player, a humble guy, all his teammates love him. Read More »

South African Opener Hashim Amla Breaks Virat Kohli's Record Feat

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In yesterday's game, Bangladesh elected to bat first after winning the toss. 282* - The highest partnership to win an ODI by 10 wickets between Amla and De Kock. It goes without saying that it was a South African record for any wicket, beating the 256 by JP Duminy and David Miller against Zimbabwe at the 2015 World Cup. Read More »