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India fights back in 2nd Test against Australia in Bangaluru

At one stage India were 120/4 and at that stage a partnership was needed and that's when we saw Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, two very fine batsmen, technically very well equipped, play very well. O'Keefe lured Rahul into a drive outside off stump and a diving Smith took a brilliant one-handed catch at first slip. The hosts had been bundled out for just 189 in the first innings.

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Arsenal 'owe themselves a performance', says Wenger

Wenger tried to rectify his mistake at half-time by sending on Sanchez for Francis Coquelin and, after Giroud's header was tipped on to the crossbar by Simon Mignolet, the Chile global made his mark. The Chile global, who has scored 20 goals this season, did not appear until the start of the second half - by which time the Gunners were 2-0 down to goals from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane.

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Duke vs. UNC Preview & Prediction: Who Wins The Rematch?

UNC (26-6, 14-4) had already clinched the outright ACC regular-season title, but the result was significant for Duke (23-8, 11-7) since it dropped to the No. 1 seed on the road. Cal and USC have the best shots. The Missouri Valley, Atlantic Sun, Ohio Valley and Big South will play their conference championship games this weekend as the first automatic Tournament bids are handed out.

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Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson to become the new welterweight champion

That being said , Hunt is now in the midst of legal proceedings against the UFC and so it's likely that's the reason his fight has been overlooked. Thompson earned his initial shot at Woodley's belt with following the biggest win of his career in the form of a unanimous decision over Rory MacDonald in their main event fight at UFC Fight Night 89.

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Patriots still willing to trade Jimmy Garoppolo

I did a quick podcast just for Patreon supporters . You've got Chicago at #3. If you can, please support today. The Patriots can franchise him, but at a steep price - it will cost them the average salary of the five highest-paid quarterbacks.

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Injury scare for Durant as Warriors fall to Wizards

They held Chicago scoreless for a period of almost four-and-a-half minutes, over the course of which they'd go on a 6-0 run to retake an 85-84 lead on David West's lay-in with 5:43 remaining in the game. That's because they needed a forward with Durant hurt. With that said, the Warriors were in this one until the very end, warts and all. He found himself open more often than he usually does, he just didn't hit anything, this wild leaner excepted.

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NFL Combine: 'You're going to get a difference-maker'

Mayock went on to explain how he has "about the same grade" on Trubisky , his #3 quarterback prospect, as he placed on Garoppolo in the 2014 NFL Draft . "We'll have a whole combine corner area, where you can try to run the 40-yard dash against National Football League players ", O'Reilly said. "It's probably going to be my first camp - it's not a camp - but really my first time testing, especially at a big level like this".

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O'Keefe grateful for Smith backing after India dismantling

ESPNcricinfo has learnt from sources that over the four days leading upto the Test, the pitch got only about half the water it gets before a usual first-class match. Apart from KL Rahul who faced 106 deliveries, Murali Vijay (42), Cheteshwar Pujara (81), Ajinkya Rahane (76) and Wriddhiman Saha (15) looked unsure and could hang around for just over 200 deliveries in the match.

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Chicago Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott for Thunder's Payne, Morrow

The eighth-year pro carries an $8.95 million cap hit for 2016-17 and will become an unrestricted free agent in the offseason, per Spotrac . Paxson said he spoke to Butler on Thursday about the decisions that had been made. He averaged 10.2 points per game for the Bulls this season. The one contending team that didn't make a move at the deadline is Boston. Oklahoma City did have to give up Payne, who was once a prized prospect after they drafted him in 2015, but with Westbrook ...

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The Daytona 500 Hasn't Happened Yet But NASCAR Already Has Points Leaders

After Sunday's race, the job will be full time. The Daytona 500 has always provided fans with hard-nosed racing and fantastic finishes just like the one we witnessed a year ago, when Denny Hamlin edged Martin Truex Jr.to the finish line by 0.010 seconds-the closest margin of victory in the history of the Daytona 500 .

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DeMarcus Cousins impresses in first game with the Pelicans

And while the Houston Rockets will be the first team to meet the new-look Pelicans on Thursday night, they're taking a relaxed approach regarding the matchup. Davis led the 2012 United Kingdom team to the national championship, the school's eighth and Calipari's first. Rockets: Patrick Beverley had 12 rebounds for Houston.

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DeMarcus Cousins On Leaving Sacramento: "I Learned From My Mistakes"

Given the Portland Trailblazers' big trade deadline move is Jusuf Nurkic and the Nuggets seem intent on also shipping away Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler by the February 23rd deadline, even a Pelicans team that now lacks depth and has to quickly find a way to get Cousins and fellow star forward Anthony Davis on the same page shouldn't have a problem cracking the top eight.

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Philadelphia 76ers: reviewing trade deadline transactions

The full return is unclear, but multiple reports indicate Dallas will send Ryan Anderson, Andrew Bogut and a first-round pick to the Sixers as part of the deal. On other hand, the Sixers are getting a 23-year-old small forward in Anderson, who is making strides in his second-year in the National Basketball Association.

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FA Cup giantkillers Lincoln could meet fellow minnows Sutton in quarter-finals

A terrible pass from David Ospina nearly handed the hosts a goal, only for Adam May to fire wide when through on goal. "We couldn't afford to go out tonight". Sutton's run to the fifth round included victories over AFC Wimbledon and Leeds United. Meanwhile, others thought Arsenal's pennant controversy meant they didn't deserve to go through.

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Odds Are Stacked Against The Australian Cricket Team

Nathan Lyon and Stephen O'Keefe both played in Australia's most recent Test against Pakistan at the SCG last month, while Ashton Agar and the uncapped leg spinner Mitchell Swepson are also in the India tour party, as is all-rounder Glenn Maxwell.

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England's Stokes hits jackpot in IPL auction

Manpreet Gony, who earlier featured for CSK, now reunites with his former teammate Suresh Raina in Gujarat Lions. Kings XI Punjab had a drastic season previous year as the team managed to win just 4 out of their 10 matches and finished at the bottom of the table for the second consecutive season.

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Durant, Westbrook just like old times at NBA All-Star Game

Fans were telling me to shoot it. Guys were trying to get me open, so I was just trying to take advantage of that". "I told my team tonight, a couple of my teammates that I was just going to come out and try to come out aggressive and keep the pace going", Irving said.

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DeMarcus Cousins traded to Pelicans for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, two picks

According to Sporting News , Cousins intends to sign a massive, max- extension, estimated at around $207 million during the coming offseason. The Sixers fingerprints were all over this deal as the second rounder that the Pelicans shipped to the Kings was initially owned by the Sixers but was sent to New Orleans in the Ish Smith deal.

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Lincoln City hero Sean Raggett "lost for words" after victory

Antonio Conte's title favourites were held to a 1-1 draw. Lincoln's match-winner Raggett, 23, said. "I'm not too critical about the shape and defensive side of the team, the technical detail...we created enough to score a goal, we didn't do that, we haven't kept the ball as well - the pitch is a bit tricky at the minute, because of the weather up here".

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Chelsea hit FA Cup quarter finals

It's brilliant for the club and for them and it's been unbelievable, the whole run. The draw for the FA Cup quarterfinals will be made on Sunday and could pair Chelsea with Lincoln City, who became the first non-league club to reach the last eight of the competition for 103 years after recording a shock 1-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor.