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Sports Cheika opts against Hunt for England start
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Jones has been less vocal in his pre-match assessment of Michael Cheika's side past year unlike 12 months ago when he accused the Wallabies of scrummaging illegally. The English ran out fairly comfortable 21-8 winners over Argentina on Saturday but there were more errors than usual, perhaps due to rustiness, Jones choosing to be without two key players in Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje, and the fact that the Pumas made life hard in slippery conditions.

Sports Here's the real hero of the LeBron James-Knicks skirmish at MSG
Author: 0 Here's the real hero of the LeBron James-Knicks skirmish at MSG

But when James' selfie-video placed Angelo in the frame next to him and he said , "I don't know this dude right here, he trippin, '" Angelo reacted with the push and his now-famous line. The Cavs rally in the fourth quarter to drop the Knicks, 104-101. Nobody out there is going to punk us. "We all got Frank's back, we all got each other's back", Kanter said Tuesday.

Sports Bench Brawl Breaks Out Between Red Wings And Flames
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The Red Wings and Flames do not meet again this season. Mantha and Hamonic had been going at it all game. If you love hockey fights, Wednesday's matchup between the Detroit Red Wings and Calgary Flames was just for you. He earned his first main roster call-up in October 2014, appearing in 16 games without collecting a point and racking up 15 penalty minutes. There were 19 penalties called just in the third period alone.

Sports For 3rd time, Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt narrowly misses out on MVP award
Author: 0 For 3rd time, Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt narrowly misses out on MVP award

The AL vote pitted Judge's raw power - his 52 homers this season smashed the rookie record and lifted him to a unanimous victory for AL rookie of the year - against Altuve's all-around brilliance. Judge was second with 279 (two first-place votes), and Ramirez had 237 (one first-place vote). The 28-year-old outfielder is owed $295 million over the final decade of his record $325 million, 13-year contract.

Sports Fabricio Werdum charged with assault in Australia
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That message essentially continued Covington's anti-Brazil remarks in Sao Paulo following last month's win over Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 119. Portions of the encounter were recorded and Werdum appeared to throw a boomerang at Covington's face. "I don't know why he insists in talking about Brazilians".

Sports Joel Embiid scores career-high 46 points against Lakers
Author: 0 Joel Embiid scores career-high 46 points against Lakers

In just over 25 minutes per game, he averaged 20.2 points and 7.8 rebounds, while also blocking 2.5 shots per contest. The victory improved the Sixers to 8-6 as they won for the seventh time in the last nine games. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game. The point guards came into the season at the leading candidates to win rookie of the year.

Sports Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says recovery schedule hasn't changed
Author: 0 Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says recovery schedule hasn't changed

Packer practice included a sight many were happy to see. Aaron Rodgers practicing. But he said nothing has changed regarding his timeline for recovering from surgery to fix a broken collarbone. He was placed on injured reserve, and the earliest he can return to game action is at the December 17 game against the Carolina Panthers. "He looked good so far, so once he gets healed up I know we are going to be excited to have him back".

Sports Dede Westbrook says he's shooting for 200 yards in debut vs. Browns
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It's all lining up for the Jags, which is why coach Doug Marrone didn't allow his team to overlook the struggling Browns, who are 1-24 under coach Hue Jackson. "We don't necessarily match up well with Cleveland so we are going to have to play extremely well", he said on a conference call. Fournette has missed two games - one against the Colts with an ankle injury and one against the Bengals for disciplinary reason.

Sports New moon makes way for Leonids meteor shower this week
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That's not expected to happen this year. On Friday morning, stargazers will be offered a view of the Leonid meteor shower. Some years the showers have produced something on the order of 1,000 fireballs per hour. The entire meteor shower will be streamed directly to your computer screens thanks to robotic telescope service Slooh pointed at space . The shower is called the Leonids because the meteors radiate from the mane of the constellation Leo the Lion.

Sports Premier League returns: Man City fatigue curbed by matches in Europe
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C'mon, City!' Agüero wrote on his Twitter account. Aguero has previously suffered a heart ailment. Sources have told ESPN FC that City also expect to have Raheem Sterling and Fabian Delph back after both withdrew from the England squad for the friendlies against Germany and Brazil.

Sports Marlins CEO Derek Jeter Sees 'No Reason To Call' Giancarlo Stanton
Author: 0 Marlins CEO Derek Jeter Sees 'No Reason To Call' Giancarlo Stanton

It still seems likely that Stanton will be moved before next season, though it remains to be seen what type of prospects the Marlins would receive in a deal or how much money Miami would have to chip in to make a trade happen. "There are some financial things we have to get in order". "That's the bottom line". How we do that is not clear. "But at this point, there's no reason to call".

Sports Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London
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Pochettino has forged one of the best Spurs sides in a long time and they start as clear favourites in the North London Derby at the Emirates Stadium this Saturday. In a way, this is a game that could make or break Arsenal's season. Meetings between these sides in the Premier League have seen both teams score on 34 occasions - more than any other fixture in the competition.

Sports Russian anti-doping agency remains non-compliant with WADA code
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WADA said last week that it had obtained a database confirming the allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping made in the McLaren report. WADA's decision comes before the International Olympic Committee's executive board meet next month to consider whether Russian Federation can compete at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Sports BBC Price of Football puts Huddersfield Town top of the Premier League
Author: 0 BBC Price of Football puts Huddersfield Town top of the Premier League

There may be some work left to do, but clubs are slowly beginning to take notice of calls for cheaper tickets, with the Premier League's average season ticket prices hitting their lowest level since 2013. The cheapest adult shirt is offered by Burton for £39.99. Their pie is the most expensive in the league at £2.50 and their programme only one of two that is £3, while adult and junior shirts will set you back £39 and £32, respectively, although both include shorts.

Sports Pots announced for final draw for 2018 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Pots announced for final draw for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Hosts Russia will be joined by current holders Germany in Pot 1 , alongside Brazil , Portugal , Argentina , Belgium , Poland and France . The four pots will then be emptied and teams will be drawn into eight groups in order from A-H.

Sports FIFA WC 2018: Here are the 32 teams and the draw
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Peru and New Zealand saw a 0-0 draw in Wellington last Saturday. The 33-year-old forward for Lokomotiv Moscow blasted a right-footed shot from the edge of the penalty area past New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic and into the back of the net.

Sports Tottenham ace Christian Eriksen targeted by Catalan giants and Juventus
Author: 0 Tottenham ace Christian Eriksen targeted by Catalan giants and Juventus

It isn't just on the worldwide stage that Eriksen has been dominating matches. The Republic couldn't find a response, as Eriksen scored a further two to complete an emphatic hat-trick. 'It's football, you get looked at every game you play. "He is the guy who makes any team he plays for tick", the striker said. He is not a selfish player.

Sports India want Sri Lanka to make them 'uncomfortable': Kohli
Author: 0 India want Sri Lanka to make them 'uncomfortable': Kohli

India have been aggressive against Herath, Sri Lanka's highest wicket-taker in the team, in recent past. The pitch at the venue has been a pacer-friendly one of late, and Kohli said that there was "a lot of grass, which we are looking forward to play on".