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Sport Jimmy Garoppolo now NFL's highest paid with monster deal
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Garoppolo is going to be here for a long, long time. Now, he'll be earning fatter cheques than the GOAT. Garoppolo's streak came at the ideal time since he was slated to become a free agent. Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman ribbed former teammate Garoppolo after the latter signed the richest deal in National Football League history.

Sport How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Live
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He assured that the world is going to enjoy the best hospitality of the South Korean people as the PyeongChang Games has been packaged around the traditional heritage of South Korea . Competitions will run for two weeks before the closing ceremonies are held on Sunday, February 25. Although the siblings are seeking Olympic Gold, both work rather modest jobs when they're not competing.

Sport Ice Hockey: US girls battle scoring drought as Olympics loom
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One key area that will feature new faces will be in goal, where none of the three keepers on the roster have any Olympic experience . "It makes you better". She had two national championship rings from the University of Wisconsin and had played in three World Championships, but she was one of the youngsters on the Olympic team.

Sport Winter Olympics: At 11th hour, Russian athletes' status still unclear
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The IOC invited 169 carefully screened Russian athletes to compete as independents after the nation was banned from Pyeongchang over the Sochi 2014 doping scandal. The IOC is considering whether to appeal the CAS decision at the Swiss Federal Tribunal. When Russia's Elena Nikitina was found by the International Olympic Committee to have been part of the doping program at those Olympics, Uhlaender was expected to move up to Nikitina's bronze-medal spot.

Sport Conor McGregor & Floyd Mayweather in Preliminary Talks for MMA Bout
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Undefeated boxing champ Mayweather defeated UFC king McGregor with a 10th round TKO last August in Las Vegas , but the Dubliner is keen to get Mayweather in the cage for a rematch. UFC president Dana White stoked the flames when he told Joe Rogan that Mayweather had engaged in serious discussions with the UFC about a fight. McGregor, who had never boxed as a professional before, put together a remarkably good performance for an inexperienced boxer, and his positive showing immediately ...

Sport England v Wales: Eddie Jones attempts to unsettle 'third-choice' Rhys Patchell
Author: 0 England v Wales: Eddie Jones attempts to unsettle 'third-choice' Rhys Patchell

Care came off the bench to play in the rest of the match. Everyone has been telling them how well they played, they are playing in front of 82,000 people at Twickenham , they are playing against a side that loves to play at Twickenham . In his time with England , Jones has never gone for a player quite like this. "Hopefully it's going to be a special day for me and my family, but we need the performance to make it special".

Sport Watford's Troy Deeney escapes ban after controversial goal celebration against Chelsea
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Either of those strikers would have had a chance of playing here as Conte once again deployed Hazard as Chelsea's main attacking option with new signing Olivier Giroud warming the bench. "Bakayoko was so poor in the first 30 minutes". However, that did little to stem Watford's tide and they went in front when Thibaut Courtois brought down Deulofeu as he rounded the goalkeeper.

Sport Phoenix Suns acquire Elfrid Payton from Orlando Magic
Author: 0 Phoenix Suns acquire Elfrid Payton from Orlando Magic

In addition to his much-improved shot, Payton has always been a solid distributor. He's averaged at least 6.3 assists per game every year of his National Basketball Association career. The Magic had been looking to flip Payton after years of inconsistencies and lack of development within the system. The Suns have had a void at the point guard position since trading away starter Eric Bledsoe to the Milwaukee Bucks during the early stretch of the season.

Sport Ben Roethlisberger wants to play past current contract
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Rooney did say he considers postseason performance in his evaluation of the head coach. Bell told ESPN at last month's Pro Bowl that completing a deal before February 20 - the first day that teams can designate franchise or transition tags - is "definitely a goal" for both parties.

Sport English players now diving masters - Wenger sympathises with referees
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Wenger was adamant that he would not actively encourage diving but said most attacking players would look to push the boundaries in order to gain an advantage. Asked if he preferred the game to be at Wembley rather than White Hart Lane, Wenger replied: "Yes, because we have a positive history there. At Wembley you play special games where you are under pressure to perform and we responded well to it every time".

Sport Pacers-Pelicans game postponed due to water on court
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While a permanent solution to fix the leak itself wouldn't have been feasible, Pelicans staff attempted to fashion a fabric catch basin in the rafters to stop water from dripping onto the court and allow the game to be played. "These athletes work very, very hard to get themselves in shape to put on a great performance and it would be wrong to endanger their careers just for one night", Carter said.

Sport Rob Gronkowski not upset with Barry Church over hit
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I was able to do everything that I was asked to do out there on the field, so I'll be ready to roll in the game - I'll be full go, ready to roll ... full speed, taking on hits, blocking, running routes, whatever it may be". "I officially got the word today that I was cleared, so it was super nice to hear from the doctors". He has averaged 4.9 catches for 71.3 yards and has 10 touchdowns in 12 playoff games, and think about what those numbers could look like if he wasn't injured twice in AFC ...

Sport Eagles saviour Nick Foles not 'afraid to fail'
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Speaking on the destruction in the city, O'Brien said , "In Philadelphia , there were fires and people punching each other in the face - and then they sat down to watch the game ". It would have been far better for Bündchen to say that. I'm assuming the play design looks backwards, because the selfie was taken in a mirror. They are at ages where they can be taught to understand concepts such as loss and, more importantly, sportsmanship.

Sport Sens' Burrows could be in hot water for actions against Devils' Hall
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During a stoppage in play, Burrows wrestled Hall to the ice and kneed him twice in the head while positioned on top of him. Hall was escaping a nearby scrum when Burrows went after the forward and brought him to the ice. "He kind of lost his mind", Hall said after the game . He has a bit of a reputation for Player Safety stuff. Burrows was penalized on the ice for cross-checking and roughing, but it was reported shortly after the game that he would face a hearing for supplemental discipline.

Sport Whiteside in Commonwealth Games squad
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McCormack said he expects to be competing for gold in Australia. "It's great to be selected for the Commonwealth Games ", said Pat, who will join French in the British Lionhearts team for their next WSB outing against the Croatian Knights at Gateshead Leisure Centre a week on Friday.

Sport Chelsea's slump deepens with loss to Watford 1-4
Author: 0 Chelsea's slump deepens with loss to Watford 1-4

After an inconsistent first few months in charge, a change to a 3-4-3 formation marked the beginning of a brilliant spell at Stamford Bridge, where they eventually won the title with a mammoth 93 points. There has been relentless speculation about Antonio Conte's future at Stamford Bridge in recent days after Chelsea FC slumped to surprise back to back losses to Bournemouth and Watford .

Sport Pique could face punishment for Espanyol celebration
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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique's goal celebration against Espanyol in their 1-1 draw at the weekend will be examined to see if he was provoking the fans at the RCDE Stadium in Cornella, La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Monday. The 2010 World Cup victor has found himself in the middle of a storm after he celebrated Barcelona's 82nd minute equaliser against their arch Catalan rivals by holding his finger to his mouth and shushing the Espanyol faithful in the soaking wet RCDE Stadium.

Sport Oneida County woman selected as Olympics opening ceremony flag bearer
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Hamlin, 31, is making her fourth trip to the Olympics. Hamlin won a bronze medal at the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia, becoming the first USA athlete to win an Olympic medal in the singles luge since it was added to the Games in 1964. The women's luge competition gets underway February 12, when Hamlin will look to add another medal to her collection. Nordic combined skier Todd Lodwick was the Team USA flag bearer in 2014.

Sport Texans have 3rd-best AFC odds for winning Super Bowl LIII
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In addition to setting a handful of all-time highs on the field, the Philadelphia Eagles' 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday night brought record betting handle in Nevada. Fans flock to the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for the big game. "Once in a while (we lose)", Wynn Las Vegas sports book director Johnny Avello told the Review-Journal.

Sport Tottenham Ease Past Newport County In FA Cup Replay
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Tottenham Hotspur booked their place in the fifth-round of the FA Cup beating Newport County 2-0 at Wembley . Tottenham Hotspur now turns their attention back to the Premier League , facing North London rivals, Arsenal, at Wembley Stadium (12:30pm).

Sport North Korea plans to send arts troupe to South by ferry
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In early 2017, Norwegian ski team doctor Petter Olberg estimated that 50-70 percent of the team had asthma. North Korea has sent large cheering squads to worldwide sports events hosted by the South in 2002, 2003 and 2005. At the end of a year ago, Tillerson said that the USA would even talk to North Korea about the weather or the shape of the table necessary for future discussions.

Sport Saban recaps Alabama's wild National Signing Day
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And, for the first time in seven seasons, it gave up its spot at the top. While it was expected that Alabama would not finish No. 1 this year, snapping their seven-cycle streak of hauling in the nation's top-ranked class, it was a surprise to see the Tide as low as No.

Sport Clippers, Lou Williams agree to contract extension
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Lou Williams could be an integral part of a championship contention team. Lou Williams isn't going anywhere. He is set to make $7 million this season. He is having, by far, the best scoring season of his career with 23 points per game and has out-performed his previous best scoring average from a season ago when it was in the neighborhood of 18 points per game.

Sport Cris Cyborg-Yana Kunitskaya to headline UFC 222
Author: 0 Cris Cyborg-Yana Kunitskaya to headline UFC 222

FanSided MMA has confirmed an initial report from MMA Fighting that Cris "Cyborg" Justino will defend the UFC women's featherweight title against Yana Kunitskaya . Cyborg has only seen one fight go the distance in the last nine-plus years and that was the bout against Holm at UFC 219 . Kunitskaya was scheduled to face Leah Letson in her octagon debut at the event after initially announcing a fight with Sara McMann for UFC on FOX 28.

Sport Tronc Sells LA Times, San Diego Union-Tribune
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The proposed $500 million deal would sever the Los Angeles Times from Chicago-based publisher Tronc, capping off a noisy relationship between it and the newspaper. Clashes between the Los Angeles Times and Tribune Co., which changed its name to Tronc Inc., erupted not long after it acquired the West Coast paper in 2000.

Sport Juventus GM Marotta fires back at sniping Napoli president De Laurentiis
Author: 0 Juventus GM Marotta fires back at sniping Napoli president De Laurentiis

Napoli are now one point clear of Juventus at the top of Serie A, with the two sides expected to fight it out between themselves for the title this season, with a gap of 13 points down to third-placed Lazio. The Tuscan tactician's current deal runs until 2020, but Napoli's sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli, whom Sarri is said to share a strong relationship with, is confident that his manager will agree to a contract extension sometime next month.

Sport MOST EXPENSIVE! See The Millions Neymar Earns Every Month At PSG
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The Brazilian reportedly earns a monthly gross salary (before deductions) of €3.067 million (R46 million) - twice as much as the league's second best paid player Edinson Cavani , with €1.54 million (R23 million). He is very happy, very comfortable here with his team-mates. If you score a goal in the final, you'll have a great chance of winning the trophy as the best player, so I support him, and I think that sooner or later, he'll win it.