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Sports IPL franchises allowed five player retentions
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Two new teams, Rising Pune Supergiant and Gujarat Lions squads were introduced to replace the suspended teams. Following a two-year suspension, Rising Pune Supergiant roped in the wicket-keeper batsman during the 2016 edition of the IPL. In the subsequent years, the franchises will be allowed to shell out Rs 82 crore (in 2019) and Rs 85 crore (in 2020). Also, every team can retain up to five players by virtue of a combination of Player Retention (Pre Player Auction) and Right to Match ...

Sports Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Jazz
Author: 0 Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Jazz

Mitchell turned the ball over again on the ensuing possession, and this time it was Anthony finishing on the other end, taking a feed from Westbrook and hitting a step-back jumper to extend the lead. "We have to play through that". Anthony scored the next time down the floor and Oklahoma City led 90-87. Only three active National Basketball Association players have put up more than Anthony's 24,548 career points.

Sports Klopp Full of Confidence Ahead of Spartak Clash
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But an early goal for the visitors could provoke a nervy atmosphere on L4 with Spartak looking to produce a shock result. "We will see", Jurgen Klopp told the club's official website. Kombarov joins Jano Ananidze , Artem Timofeev and Georgi Tigiyev on the list of players who are also sidelined. Spartak Moscow require an average of seven shots per goal in the Champions League this season, making them the 12 most efficient team in the competition.

Sports Senator foresees obstruction of justice case
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When Ingraham asked him about the argument claiming that Trump obstructed justice allegedly by talking to Comey about "letting Flynn go", Dershowitz said the idea was "ludicrous". And she noted that previous presidents who faced impeachment were confronted with obstruction charges - both explicit and implicit. "The president has lots of powers and has lots of things he can do, but he still can't do it for an improper objective", said Barbara McQuade, a former US attorney in Detroit.

Sports UCL: Juve, United, Roma secure round of 16 spots; Atletico crash out
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I know it's a amusing old game but that would be something else - especially for a Mourinho defence. Meanwhile, Liverpool need to avoid defeat against Spartak Moscow to qualify. Leipzig, which is level on points with Porto, hosts group victor Besiktas on Wednesday and will only go through if it secures more points than the Portuguese team.

Sports Sri Lanka minister prevents cricketers from travelling to India
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Tuesday (5) announced the squad of 16 players selected to play the 3 match ODI series against India from 10th to 17th December in India. Sri Lanka Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has prevented the national One-day International (ODI) squad from leaving the country for not getting his approval before selecting the team.

Sports David Silva is a doubt for the Manchester derby - Pep Guardiola
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A statement on City's official website noted the Spain playmaker was "not fully fit" despite scoring an 83rd-minute victor in Sunday's Premier League game against West Ham at the Etihad Stadium. "For players like me and Vinnie (Kompany), the older players, and we see the younger players like Sane and Sterling coming in. we play with more confidence", Toure told reporters.

Sports Man Utd, Basel, Roma, Juventus into Champions League last 16
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Paris Saint-Germain won Group B despite losing at Bayern Munich 3-1, the second straight loss for the French league leader. Both sides have conceded 17 goals in their five group games to date but Celtic were comfortable winners of the reverse fixture and can do the double over the Belgians who must win by at least a three-goal margin to have any hope of making it through to the Europa League.

Sports Florida State Hires Willie Taggart as Head Football Coach
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Taggart coached OR for just one season, leading the Ducks to a 7-5 record. OR got off to a 3-0 start this season and was ranked as high as 24th in the Associated Press poll, but a three-game losing streak during the middle of the year - all blowout losses to Pac-12 opponents - mired the 2017 campaign for the school.

Sports Winter Olympics: IOC sees over 20000 drugs tests in Pyeongchang lead-up
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The ruling comes after the IOC's internal investigation of Russia's state-sponsored doping program across all Olympic sports, which has been widely reported in the media for the past two years. Those with histories of rigorous drug testing may petition for permission to compete in neutral uniforms. In barring Russia's team, Olympic officials left the door open for some Russian athletes.

Sports Protective order filed against OU running back Rodney Anderson
Author: 0 Protective order filed against OU running back Rodney Anderson

Norman police are investigating the incident, though no charges have officially been fired. Anderson is listed as the defendant in a protective order petition issued on Monday the District Court of Cleveland County. "He knows where I live and I'm scared for my safety". A hearing is set for December 18 to determine if a protective order will continue. NewsOK.com has disabled the comments for this article.

Sports Warriors' Kevin Durant Ejected After Arguing Foul Call Late
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With just a minute left in regulation of this matchup, Durant and Cousins decided it was time for some extracurricular activity. At the end of the half, Steph Curry and Durant carried plus-minuses of -25 to the locker room, as a Warriors' defense that looked good on its first three games of a six-game road trip collapsed.

Sports Walcott linked with exit
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West Ham United are among the clubs to have been credited with an interest in the England global, while Southampton have also been linked with a move for their former youth product. He's played just 19 minutes in the Premier League since August and has largely been reduced to the cup competitions. Arsenal are reportedly ready to offload Theo Walcott in January in order to help raise funds for any transfer business next summer.

Sports Vandals destroy Messi statue for the second time this year
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In Paseo de las Glorias in Buenos Aires there is a statue of Argentina captain Lionel Messi , and on Sunday night it became the victim of a vandalism attack, with both legs being removed. The sculpture forms part of a so-called 'glory walkway' alongside other Argentine stars such as Diego Maradona, F1 world champion Juan Manuel Fangio, tennis stars Gabriela Sabatini and Guillermo Vilas and NBA basketball sensation Manu Ginobili .

Sports Mourinho hails De Gea
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Jose Mourinho heaped praise on Nemanja Matic for fighting his way to match fitness in order to help Manchester United ease to a 3-1 win at Arsenal on Saturday evening. "Yes, he almost scored an own goal!" It was two very good teams going through different moments of the game. The only other goalkeepers to make as many saves in a Premier League match were Tim Krul for Newcastle United (against Tottenham Hotspur in November 2013) and Vito Mannone for Sunderland (against Chelsea in April ...

Sports Stevenage FC drawn against Reading in FA Cup Third Round
Author: 0 Stevenage FC drawn against Reading in FA Cup Third Round

It will be the first FA Cup derby between the sides since Liverpool prevailed 2-1 in a 2012 semi-final - the Reds going on to lose to Chelsea in the final by the same margin. Jose Mourinho's Manchester United host Championship outfit Derby County at Old Trafford, whereas last year's beaten finalists, Chelsea, make the trip to Norwich, while AFC Wimbledon get a taste of Wembley as they do battle with Tottenham, and League One high-flyers will look to stun David Moyes' West Ham.

Sports JuJu Smith-Schuster's illegal shot knocks Vontaze Burfict out of the game
Author: 0 JuJu Smith-Schuster's illegal shot knocks Vontaze Burfict out of the game

Burfict's history of dirty plays doesn't excuse the hit he suffered on Monday night. "Karma, karma", Brown said nodding, when asked if he was more of a believer in the concept after the game. "Karma could be on you guys if you do the wrong thing", he said to the assembled group of media members. He also said that he "liked" the block. Bell threw his hand towards Burfict's helmet, and Burfict sold the contact as he fell to ground.

Sports Stephen Curry to have MRI on injured ankle Tuesday
Author: 0 Stephen Curry to have MRI on injured ankle Tuesday

If Curry is unable to go on Wednesday, backup point guard Shaun Livingston would likely fill in the starting rotation and see an increased role. The Pelicans , for all intents and purposes, did not need to rely on either of their superstars, DeMarcus Cousins or the injured Anthony Davis, for much of Monday's loss.