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Cheatsheet: All You Need To Know Ahead Of The Super Bowl

Millions of people all around the world tonight will transform into American Football fanatics as Super Bowl LIII takes place in Atlanta, Georgia.  To help you on your way, and to save you from some furious internet searching, we have compiled a cheatsheet ahead of tonight’s game. _____ Who Is Playing?  The Los Angeles Rams face the New England Patriots. …

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Rams Ace Taunts Brady Over Age Ahead Of Super Bowl

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman has risked the wrath of Tom Brady after claiming age had finally caught up with the New England Patriots quarterback. Brady, 41, will overtake Peyton Manning as the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl on Sunday if he guides the Patriots to victory over the Rams in Atlanta. Brady has looked in superb …

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Anthony Davis Seeks Trade From Pelicans As Lakers Talk Heats Up

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis has asked to be traded to an NBA contender before the league’s February 7 transfer deadline, according to multiple reports Monday. The 25-year-old from Chicago, a five-time All-Star forward and member of the 2012 London Olympic gold medal squad, won’t sign a contract extension, his agent Rich Paul told ESPN Monday. “Anthony wants to be …

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Watch: Djokovic Sweeps Aside Nadal To Win 7th Australian Title

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An imperious Novak Djokovic won a record magnificent seventh Australian Open title by routing Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday with a display of flawless tennis. The Serbian world number one dominated the Spanish second seed to win his 15th Grand Slam title in just 2hr 4min on Rod Laver Arena. It put Djokovic, 31, out on his own ahead …

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Kvitova Completes ‘Long Journey’ Back After Knife Attack

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Brave Petra Kvitova admitted that it had been “a long journey” to make the Australian Open final after a knife-wielding burglar slashed her racquet hand in an attack that left her traumatised and scared to be alone. The 28-year-old feared she may never play tennis again after the 33-year-old man broke into her apartment in the eastern Czech town of …

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Watch: Controversy Reins As Rams and Patriots Qualify For Superbowl

  Five-time champion Tom Brady guided the New England Patriots into their third consecutive Super Bowl, where they will face a Los Angeles Rams squad that advanced Sunday in dramatic but controversial fashion. The only day in NFL playoff history with two over-time thrillers saw the Patriots win 37-31 at Kansas City on Rex Burkhead’s 2-yard touchdown run in the …

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Mick Schumacher Joins Ferrari Driver Academy

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Mick Schumacher, the teenage son of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, has joined Ferrari’s Driver Academy, the Italian Formula One stable confirmed on Saturday. Schumacher, 19, who races in Formula Two next season, will take part in the pre-season activities of the Ferrari Driver Academy starting next week. “I am thrilled that Ferrari has entered a partnership with …

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Murray Withdraws From Marseille Open As He Considers Hip Surgery

Andy Murray has revealed that he will not contest the Marseille Open next month as he ponders whether or not to undergo surgery on his prevailing hip injury. The 31-year-old may have played his last professional game of tennis after he exited the Australian Open last Monday following a dramatic five-set battle with Roberto Bautista Agut. As well as Marseille, Murray was …

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NFL Preview: Saints v Rams and Chiefs v Patriots

NFL fans are in for a treat this weekend with two epic matchups featuring the four best and highest scoring teams in the league. Who will claim the AFC and NFC Championships and book their place in the Super Bowl LIII? Although the divisional round of the playoffs was short on upsets, it was satisfying all the same to see …

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WADA Have ‘Successfully Retrieved’ Doping Data From Moscow Lab

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WADA said Thursday that they have “successfully retrieved” data from the Moscow laboratory at the heart of Russia’s state-sponsored doping scandal which involved more than 1,000 athletes and 30 sports. The world anti-doping agency had demanded the data be handed over to complete its probe into the 2011-2015 scandal which saw Russia’s athletics team barred from the 2016 Rio Olympics …

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Federer And Djokovic Pay Tribute To Retiring “Legend” Murray

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Roger Federer admitted he was shocked that tennis was to lose “legend” Andy Murray this year while long-time friend Novak Djokovic said the bombshell news had “hurt” him. Both paid tribute to the former world number one on the eve of the year’s first Grand Slam with Federer adding that the Scot should be “incredibly proud” of what he had …

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Watch: Emotional Murray Announces Retirement Following Wimbledon

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A tearful Andy Murray announced he would likely retire this year due to severe pain from a hip injury, saying next week’s Australian Open could be the last tournament of a glittering career. The former world number one and three-time Grand Slam winner broke down at a press conference in Melbourne as he said the pain had become almost unbearable. …

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Tennis Match-Fixing Gang Dismantled In Spain By Police

Spanish police have dismantled a gang that allegedly fixed professional tennis competitions, detaining 15 people and probing 68 others including tennis players, one of whom played in the last US Open, they said Thursday. In a statement, the Civil Guard police force said the organisation bribed tennis players to fix matches in ITF Futures and Challenger tournaments, the lower levels …

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Chicago Bears Hit Post & Crossbar In Agonising Last Second Loss

Defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia edged the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Chargers ousted Baltimore from the championship chase in two NFL playoff thrillers Sunday. Bears kicker Cody Parkey clanked a 43-yard field goal attempt off the left upright and crossbar with five seconds remaining as the Eagles sealed a 16-15 victory at Chicago. “It came down to the …

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90-Year-Old Cyclist Stripped Of World Record After Failed Doping Test

Carl Grove, a 90-year-old American cyclist, has been stripped of his age-group title and world record from the US Masters Track Championships after failing a doping test. The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) issued a public warning Friday to Grove for a violation they said likely came from consuming meat contaminated with a banned substance. Grove had won the 90-94 age …

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Prescott & Luck Star As Cowboys & Colts Advance In Playoffs

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Dak Prescott rallied the Dallas Cowboys to an NFL playoff victory over Seattle on Saturday while Andrew Luck powered the Indianapolis Colts into the second round with a victory at Houston. Prescott threw for 226 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score as the Cowboys edged visiting Seattle 24-22 while Luck had two touchdown passes in the Colts’ …

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