• EXTRA TIME: Watch Liverpool fans sing new Mohamed Salah chant
EXTRA TIME: Watch Liverpool fans sing new Mohamed Salah chant

Yet the Egyptian worldwide isn't completely satisfied with his contributions at Anfield, despite boasting 10 assists in addition to his ever-rising goal tally. The manager is always telling me to stay close to the goal in training. Liverpool jetted across from Portugal for their weekend break after dismantling Porto 5-0 in the first leg of th...

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  • Roger Federer victory makes him the oldest No 1
Roger Federer victory makes him the oldest No 1

He entered the tournament as a wildcard and took advantage of Nadal's absence, who was the world No 1 until Federer won his quarter-final on Friday. "Even in the hard moments, I was upbeat, I must say". He, in fact, slipped to a low of 17th in January 2017. Federer was 31 when he vacated the top spot in November 2012 (to Novak Djokovic ). He spoke...

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  • Canadian coaches tutor gold, silver medalists in Olympic ice dance
Canadian coaches tutor gold, silver medalists in Olympic ice dance

The American pair of Maia and Alex Shibutani took home the bronze with a score that was well behind the top two pairs. In what is nearly certainly their final appearance on the world stage, the Vancouver 2010 champions looked destined for silver after French rivals Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron broke their own free dance (123.35) an...

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  • Michigan State vs. IL - 2/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Michigan State vs. IL - 2/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

It is the first league title for MSU since 2012. AP photo Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo encourages a player in a game against DePaul last November at the Phil Knight Invitational Tournament, in Portland, Ore. Now, the Spartans will attempt to win the whole thing. That included two for Bridges and once each for Langford and Jackson. Jef...

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  • Uber rolls out transit-style Express Pool service in Denver
Uber rolls out transit-style Express Pool service in Denver

The challenge of handling predictions of when and where people will be, along with building routes that not only work from an efficiency perspective, but also from the perspective of serving real humans in a way that doesn't leave them frustrated or confused, proved to be a massive one.

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  • Four fans ejected for making racial taunts banned from Blackhawks home games
Four fans ejected for making racial taunts banned from Blackhawks home games

During the third period of Chicago's 7-1 win, Smith-Pelly was in the penalty box when a small group chanted "basketball" at him, because Smith-Pelly is black. Next, he clearly has had enough of whatever is being said, gets up to address the fans. Since then, several statements have been made by the NHL , Blackhawks and Capitals condemning the be...

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  • Mitchell wins Slam Dunk Contest to highlight Saturday's All-Star festivities
Mitchell wins Slam Dunk Contest to highlight Saturday's All-Star festivities

Gordon was replaced by Utah Jazz's high-flying rookie Mitchell . Dennis Smith Jr . had a shaky start in his first dunk, but he immediately made up for it with a ideal score for his 360 between-the-legs slam that gave him the 3rd place finish.

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  • Kansas Jayhawks hosting Oklahoma Sooners
Kansas Jayhawks hosting Oklahoma Sooners

He offered no such explanation Monday. Kansas won in a blow out game against Oklahoma on Monday, 104-74. That might not sound like much. The Oklahoma Sooners are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 76.1 percent from the free throw line.

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  • Jarrod Dyson, Diamondbacks Agree to 2-Year, $7.5M Contract
Jarrod Dyson, Diamondbacks Agree to 2-Year, $7.5M Contract

New manager Alex Cora has said he wants Mookie Betts to hit leadoff and Andrew Benintendi to hit second, leaving the 3-hole wide open for Martinez to provide some lineup protection for the two young outfielders after the Sox finished last in the American League with just 168 homers previous year.

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  • Champions League: Why Mourinho may not play Pogba against Sevilla
Champions League: Why Mourinho may not play Pogba against Sevilla

However, just before United's FA Cup tie with Manchester City in January 2012, the former England midfielder made a surprising comeback. "And we have strong team strong bonding, strong team mentality". "I don't know", said Mourinho when asked about the nature of Pogba's illness after today's match. "I didn't see him". "Now is the time to know...

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  • Hornets unlikely to bring back GM Rich Cho next season
Hornets unlikely to bring back GM Rich Cho next season

Peterson, now an assistant GM for the Hornets, was Jordan's roommate during their time in school, while the 6-foot-9 Kupchak was one of the school's best regarded players, along with being a three-time National Basketball Association champion.

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  • Wigan to probe crowd trouble after Man City FA Cup match
Wigan to probe crowd trouble after Man City FA Cup match

City's all-time leading scorer Aguero has reported the individual shouted "suck my d**k" at him and spat in his ear, with the player and his club due to discuss with lawyers whether they believe a common assault occurred. "We congratulate Wigan for their victory". "But we have got to look at the game and make sure we take everything from it, g...

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  • Man Utd star becomes latest to hit out at speed of VAR
Man Utd star becomes latest to hit out at speed of VAR

It'll be interesting to see if Mourinho uses Pogba in this position against Sevilla on Wednesday, or Chelsea on Sunday. The Belgium striker showed skill, strength and balance to put Jose Mourinho's men ahead inside three minutes at the John Smith's Stadium, then raced through to put the tie out of sight in the 55th minute.

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  • U.S. routs Slovakia to reach Olympic men's hockey quarter-finals
U.S. routs Slovakia to reach Olympic men's hockey quarter-finals

The U.S. beat Slovakia 2-1 in the preliminary round behind two power-play goals from Ryan Donato , but the Americans also lost to both Canada and Russian Federation in the preliminaries. The Americans (2-1-1) will play the Czech Republic (3-0) Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. (10:10 p.m. Tuesday ET). The U.S. men's team had scored just four goals in thei...

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  • Eagles HC Doug Pederson promotes Mike Groh to offensive coordinator
Eagles HC Doug Pederson promotes Mike Groh to offensive coordinator

Groh got the job ahead of Eagles running backs coach Duce Staley , who also interviewed for the position along with Groh. Groh replaces Frank Reich who left the Eagles to take the head coaching job with the Indianapolis Colts . Nelson Agholor also showed significant improvement in his first year working with Groh. He helped Alshon Jeffery...

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  • Stats: Bowlers who dismissed Virat Kohli as their maiden wicket
Stats: Bowlers who dismissed Virat Kohli as their maiden wicket

South Africa also had a strategy to bowl short at the Indian batsmen in the first six overs, to begin with. If they win this match, they too would have won the series. "You spoke of intensity". When you have a leader like that who leads by example, the other guys jolly well follow. That set the tempo of the match and the crowd knew that they wer...

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  • Russian doping scandal stuns Olympic curling competitors
Russian doping scandal stuns Olympic curling competitors

Russian curling federation president Dmitry Svishchev said Russian curlers had been tested on 22 January before flying out to South Korea and the tests were negative. The date for said hearing has not been set. His coach immediately dismissed the claims, saying there's no advantage to doping in curling. The skip of the Russian women's team, ...

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  • Sanchez starts - Man Utd's predicted starting XI vs Sevilla
Sanchez starts - Man Utd's predicted starting XI vs Sevilla

The Red Devils have made this knockout stage of European football's top competition for the first time since 2014, while the Andalusian club met Leicester at this juncture previous year. United's win in West Yorkshire was a timely response after the surprise loss at Newcastle, with their latest clean sheet particularly sweet after the defence cam...

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  • Curling: Canada tumble into 0-3 hole with loss to Denmark
Curling: Canada tumble into 0-3 hole with loss to Denmark

We got used to the comfort of always being in control. In the womens' draw, Canada finally grabbed their first win in a dominant showing against the United States. Japan came back with a deuce in the next end but Homan's two points in the seventh led to Fujisawa offering handshakes and conceding defeat. "I'd be more anxious if we weren't playin...

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  • Knight scores; US beats Finland to advance to gold medal game
Knight scores; US beats Finland to advance to gold medal game

They are the top-ranked team in the world. "Our team is the closest it has ever been, we're like a family", she said. With the win, Canada finished second in Group A behind the Czech Republic but, with seven points, they are the highest-ranking second-place team, earning them a bye into the quarter-finals.

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