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Alex ButlerJan. 19 (UPI) -- Every look and whisper was magnified Wednesday in the Golden State Warriors' thumping of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan have only been in England for half a year, but it would appear the two Manchester United stars have already found one of their favourite dining spots.
Sale Sharks have sacked Tom Arscott for passing on information to his brother Luke prior to an Aviva Premiership clash between the club and fierce rivals Bristol. 
JONNY SINGER IN FRANCEVILLE: He may not be able to make much of an impact at Sunderland these days, but Wahbi Khazri made the difference to put Algeria on the brink of an early exit.
Bindra won the country`s first individual gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Raiders would need 24 of 32 owners' approval for move.        
United regained first place in the Money League with a record revenue of 689 million euros.
Rafael Nadal and Milos Raonic are among the contenders, but don't overlook David Goffin.        
Floyd Mayweather has responded to UFC president Dana White's plans that he and Conor McGregor would each receive $25m for a fight by claiming his net worth far outweighs his rival.
With Istomin inspired, the defending champion sent down 72 unforced errors as he lost 7-6 (10/8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 in the second round.
While all signs indicate that Keagan Dolly will be leaving for medicals at Montpellier, Mamelodi Sundowns are seemingly still open to other offers.
America’s priciest home — and a pretty luxurious car collection — can be yours for a cool $250 million. The... Read More »
Everyone run to the left.        
The January transfer window is in full swing, with sides desperate to save themselves from relegation and others keen to creep further up the Premier League table.
Play dance music and 6-foot-8 KZ Okpala will dance. Hand him a basketball and he’ll dribble between his legs like a Harlem Globetrotter. Tell to him improvise and he’ll respond with a shot straigh
TORONTO - Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins says that slugger Jose Bautista is capable of returning to his all-star form. Bautista tested the free agent market this off-season before deciding to
Nair become only the second Indian player after Sehwag to score a triple ton in Tests.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he sees himself remaining with Minnesota next season but mentioned the New York Giants, Houston Texans and Tampa
BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU has dismissed defensive lineman Travonte Valentine from its football team for a second time. Tigers coach Ed Orgeron announced his decision in a Thursday press
Armel Le Cleac'h has wrapped up the Vendee Globe in a record-breaking time, denying Great Britain's Alex Thomson glory.
Middlesbrough's £10million man Patrick Bamford says he's 'not closing the door' on a potential return to Chelsea one day. The 23-year-old striker joined Boro from Chelsea on Wednesday.
Under Patel's tutelage, India won the rights to host its first FIFA World Cup, the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 and had hosted the AFC U-16 Championship last September.
Andy Carroll is a slight doubt for West Ham's trip to Middlesbrough - with a whiplash injury. The striker scored with a spectacular, acrobatic scissor kick during last week's 3-0 win over Crystal Pa
Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa has submitted an official transfer request. The 30-year-old and his representatives have held talks with the club but he has decided to ask to leave.
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Punjab Captain and 2016 Olympics Gold medalist Vladimir Khinchegashvili avenged his group stage defeat to Sandeep Tomar by getting the better of the Indian 0-3 in men's 57kg and gave Punjab thei
Canadian figure skating championships will be held is Jan. 8-14 at the University of British Columbia's Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre. It w
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The first mock draft by ESPN’s Mel Kiper has the Lions taking Alabama linebacker Tim Williams with the No. 21 pick.        
Don't mess with Serena.        
Follow live as we pull in tweets from the Detroit Tigers' two-day, statewide caravan and the annual TigerFest.        
Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins says ownership got involved in the re-signing of veteran Jose Bautista
Both Yuvraj and Dhoni smashed sublime hundreds to help India post 381 for six after being 25 for three in the fifth over.
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