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Sports Marlins, Giants close to agreeing on Giancarlo Stanton trade
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Per Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports , Stanton was present at separate meetings over the past two days with representatives for the Giants and Cardinals as they continue to pursue the 2017 National League MVP. A similar offer from the Red Sox would be along the lines of center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr., first baseman Sam Travis, and starter Jay Groome. The Marlins began talks at the beginning of this winter by asking teams to take the entire contract, and also to give up good prospects, though ...

Sports Three takeaways from No. 14 UCF's win over No. 20 Memphis
Author: 0 Three takeaways from No. 14 UCF's win over No. 20 Memphis

Huskers fans showed up at a UCF game in Philadelphia to woo him home with signs . Memphis scored a quick touchdown on a 13-yard pass from Riley Ferguson to Tony Pollard , cutting into the Knights' 10-point lead. He threw for 373 yards and four touchdowns last week to lead the Knights to a shootout win over South Florida. Shaquem Griffin was another player who had a huge impact on the field today for the Knights.

Sports Watford settle for a point against 10-man Tottenham
Author: 0 Watford settle for a point against 10-man Tottenham

Watford took an early lead at Vicarage Road when Christian Kabasele rose the highest to the head ball in Hugo Lloris' net in the 13th minute to punch Tottenham in the guy early in the game. "But today the performance, personality and character of the team, playing 40 minutes with 10 men showed really good character". "Of course we will watch now, but I think, it was in front of me, it wasn't intentional".

Sports How to Watch Oklahoma vs. TCU
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The Sooners probably would have made the playoffs even if the Big 12 hadn't played its first championship game since 2010. Just seven points separated the Sooners and Horned Frogs on the scoreboard, and there was just 13 yards difference in total offensive yards (235 for Oklahoma and 222 for TCU ).

Sports South Carolina State player collapses in loss at NC State
Author: 0 South Carolina State player collapses in loss at NC State

The 5-foot-10 junior remained on the bench until he collapsed, leaving the arena silent except for the cries and prayers of people huddled around him. The hero of the day appears to be the South Carolina State trainer who was able to revive the fallen player through CPR. Solomon will be evaluated further at the hospital.

Sports SEC Championship preview: Auburn vs Georgia
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The Auburn Tigers have lost five of their last eight non-home games. Auburn won the SEC West with a 10-2 (7-1) record . Georgia was brilliant in 11 out of 12 of their regular season games in 2017. Stidham was a flawless 4 for 4 on the drive and gave the Tigers an early lead over Georgia. It may also be helpful in the passing game as Cox is solid at picking up blitzers from either the second level of Georgia's defense, or coming from the secondary either with a cornerback or safety blitz.

Sports Big Ol' Scott Frost-Nebraska News Drops While He's Coaching UCF Game
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Nevertheless, all of this was leaked while UCF is on the field competing in the AAC Championship Game, which it won 62-55 in dramatic fashion in double overtime against Memphis. He spent a season as Northern Iowa's defensive coordinator in 2008, the team's linebackers coach in 2007, and was a graduate assistant at Kansas State in 2006 and at Nebraska in 2002.

Sports Giants boss McAdoo: No regrets about Eli Manning benching
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The New York Giants have heard from several of their former players this week in response to their decision to bench franchise quarterback Eli Manning . "Again, you have to separate the emotions and your feelings and make a decision which you feel is right for the organization moving forward". Strahan also added that he didn't feel like the Giants did enough to help Manning succeed on the field this year.

Sports Alshon Jeffery: Philadelphia Eagles sign WR to four-year extension
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The decision to sign Jeffery is a big one for the Eagles , with plenty of positives - but also some risks as well. "I'm blessed to have the opportunity to play for this organization and for these fans. Jeffery has 15 receptions for 203 yards and four touchdowns over the last three games. Jeffery hasn't been quite as productive as he was when he was at his best for the Chicago Bears in 2013 and 2014, when he combined for 174 catches, 2,524 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Sports Sauber: F2 champion Charles Leclerc to drive alongside Marcus Ericsson
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Antonio Giovinazzi, another Ferrari graduate, had been in contention for Ericsson's seat but has been handed the role of third driver. Alfa Romeo will return to the sport after an absence of 30 years as Sauber's title sponsor, with the Swiss team strengthening its Ferrari ties, having cancelled its planned Honda partnership.

Sports Hazard lights up Chelsea's 3-1 win over Newcastle in EPL
Author: 0 Hazard lights up Chelsea's 3-1 win over Newcastle in EPL

The Italian was ordered off the touchline by referee Neil Swarbrick near the end of the first half of Chelsea's 1-0 win in the Premier League after complaining angrily about the award of a Swansea goal-kick. "I apologise for this". I was a bit animated. It was not the first time. He later apologised to Swarbrick and fourth official Lee Mason but has been charged nonetheless.

Sports Cyclone Ockhi: Ready to meet emergency, says Navy
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On Chinese presence in the strategically-important Gwadar port in Pakistan, he said it may be a security challenge for India in future. Southern Naval Command Flag Officer-Commanding-in-Chief Vice-Admiral A R Karve has said that the Navy was fully equipped to meet any exigencies in the wake of the strengthening of the cyclone Ockhi and as it approached Lakshadweep.

Sports Real To Ditch De Gea Pursuit For Former La Liga Star
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Madrid have also been linked with moves for English-based goalkeepers David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois . The Mirror , citing reports in Spain, says Madrid president Florentino Perez "has sounded a warning to De Gea" that his club will move for Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois if a transfer can not be achieved by then.

Sports Mourinho uses diplomacy when asked about Pep's Redmond antics
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In an extremely animated exchange with the Saints' Nathan Redmond , which initially appeared to be aggravated and fiery, the City boss was seen remonstrating something or other with the full-back. " He commented on my qualities as a young English player and how he wanted me to attack his team more during the game in a similar way to last season", Redmond tweeted.

Sports Chelsea 1-0 Swansea City: Blues stars rated and slated
Author: 0 Chelsea 1-0 Swansea City: Blues stars rated and slated

Standard Sport report Conte was asked about the transfer window and if Luiz or anyone else could leave and said: "I think this moment is very early to talk about this topic". Conte also confirmed, that he was happy with the squad players that came into the starting XI for the 1-0 victory over Swansea and spoke of the need for squad rotation, as we head into a hectic round of December and January fixtures.

Sports Mourinho not ruling Matic of out Arsenal clash
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The Red Devils will lock horns with the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening. The weekend's most high profile Premier League match, Manchester United at Arsenal , will be missing a few key players. Mourinho has been criticised for being too pragmatic but insisted that his team will attack and defend with conviction. "Yesterday I was watching an interesting movie, Borg vs McEnroe and Borg coach was telling him that all the time, one point at a time, think about just one ...

Sports Toys for Tots reaches a 70 year milestone
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Toys "R" Us, a national sponsor of Toys for Tots , made a donation allowing for the purchase of some toys from their store in Joplin. The police and fire departments will be collecting unwrapped new toys until the morning of December 15, which is the last day to make deliveries to the Marine Corps, Proctor said.

Sports ESPN Insider: Anthony Davis faces $25k fine after ejection
Author: 0 ESPN Insider: Anthony Davis faces $25k fine after ejection

While the 41 points scored by Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell in Friday's 114-108 comeback win over the New Orleans Pelicans will garner most of the headlines, there was another loss that could prove to be of even greater importance to New Orleans .