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Nanterre remporte la Coupe Fiba — Basket

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Le club francilien réussit le premier doublé de ce type depuis le CSP Limoges en 2000. Nanterre a ainsi remporté son 6ème trophée toutes compétitions confondues: Champion de Pro B (2011), Champion de Pro A / Match des champions (2013), Eurochallenge (2015) et donc Coupe de France (2014,2017). Read More »

FIA to prioritise 'shield' trial over halo for 2018 season

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It was made a decision to abandon pursuit of the introduction of the Halo for 2018, and to focus instead on a newly prepared "shield" design. The halo - a metal frame that arches over the driver's head from behind his shoulders and meets at central point at the front of the cockpit - is the only head-protection device that has so far proved suitable for the task of protecting drivers from large flying debris. Read More »

Poch warning: Tottenham boss says star players just aren't up for grabs

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All the players today have contracts for the next two or three years minimum, and we're not anxious about the players. "That's the way to follow, but you can not arrive one day and say, "I want to change everything", and then win". "Sometimes it is all about details". But Alderwerield is adamant playing at Wembley is not a problem for him and his teammates, saying: "The last three games like CSKA Moscow and with 10 men against Gent we played very well". Read More »

Aston Villa fans poke fun at Redknapp after snatching bragging rights

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A statement from the governing body on Tuesday said: " Paul Robinson has been charged with alleged violent conduct following the Aston Villa versus Birmingham City game on Sunday". The incident, in which Robinson appeared to kick out at James Chester , was not spotted by the referee but the FA is exploring the possibility of retrospective punishment after reviewing video footage. Read More »

Questions abound in aftermath of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's death

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Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had the words "John 3:16" written on his forehead when his body was found in his prison cell Wednesday morning, WBZ reports . Last week, Hernandez was acquitted in the 2012 drive-by shootings of two men in Boston . FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, file photo , the Florida Gators, from left, Aaron Hernandez (81), Louis Murphy (9) and Butch Rowley (37) celebrate after receiving the SEC Championship Trophy following a 31-20 win over top-ranked ... Read More »

Scarponi funeral to take place Tuesday, thousands visit body

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The well-liked 37-year-old's death sent shockwaves through the sport, with universal grief and sadness. Vincenzo Nibali (left) and Michele Scarponi (right) at the Astana team presentation in 2014. Italian National Olympic Committee President Giovanni Malago is expected to attend, along with the head of the Italian cycling federation, Renato Di Rocco, and numerous teammates and rivals, including Fabio Aru and Vincenzo Nibali. Read More »

FA Cup: Kelechi Iheanacho makes history at Wembley

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They are the first side in the competition to make four substitutions, with Kelechi Iheanacho coming on in extra time at Wembley. Pep Guardiola had already brought on Raheem Sterling, Fabian Delph and Fernando into the match. Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata was the first fourth-sub in football after he replaced Cristiano Ronaldo in the Club World Cup final a year ago. As a result, Guardiola opted to throw on Nigeria worldwide striker Iheanacho in the hope of finding a late leveller. Read More »

Angers va en finale après un finish à couper le souffle — CdF

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Les deux équipes ont démarré très prudemment cette rencontre et il a été longtemps difficile de s'enthousiasmer durant cette première période. La seule et unique finale du SCO remonte à 1957, il y a soixante ans tout juste: les angevins avaient été largement dominés par le Toulouse FC (3-6). Read More »

West Indies, Pakistan underway after four-hour delay

Younis had been Pakistan's leading run-scorer in Tests since October 2015, when he went past Javed Miandad's tally of 8832 runs during the Abu Dhabi Test against England. "My personal feeling is that Pakistan still need Younus Khan and he can play for another year or two, but I'm not sure if others agree with me or not", Misbah wrote. Read More »

Jaylen Johnson will not return to Louisville

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Johnson pleaded guilty earlier this month to possession of marijuana in Woodford County, Ky., and agreed to pay a fine, according to court records. The Louisville junior forward and former Ypsilanti star announced Monday he's forgoing his senior season with the Cardinals to hire an agent and enter the National Basketball Association draft. Read More »

Ding Junhui and Ronnie O'Sullivan all-square after mesmerising opening session

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The second session gets under way on Tuesday evening with the match perfectly poised after two hours of gripping entertainment that saw breaks of at least 50 plus in every frame. A lengthy fifth frame went the way of Higgins to retake the lead with Wilson levelling the scores with a break of 61 before there was a 15-minute delay for the Englishman to fix a broken tip, which affected the 25-year-old as the world number six took the final two frames. Read More »

West Virginia's Jevon Carter entering the NBA Draft

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Carter was a key part of WVU's run to the Sweet 16 this season, averaging team-highs in points (13.5), assists (3.7) and steals (2.5). Since Carter didn't hire an agent yet, he has until May 24 to withdraw his name and be eligible next season. Read More »

Obama makes first public remarks since leaving office

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At a forum Monday for students at the University of Chicago , adjacent to where his presidential library will stand, Obama talked about his formative experiences as a community organizer and as a young politician running for office in IL. Obama's first public event of his post-presidency was met with an outpouring of love and support on Twitter, with many comparing him favorably against his successor, President Donald Trump . Read More »

Moyes says 'near desperation' Sunderland need to beat Boro

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Moyes admitted that his side are close to "desperation" in their bid to end an eight-match winless streak, but believes that victory on Wednesday would be a big boost heading into Saturday's home match against Bournemouth. "Back in August, it was a terrific performance and we thoroughly deserved to win the game ", Agnew said. Realistically, Sunderland may have to win all six of their remaining games if they are to stand any chance of avoiding the drop, although Moyes is not allowing ... Read More »

Lara suggests scrapping draws for Test cricket

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He reckons the game needs to keep evolving to stay relevant while maintaining its importance for current viewers. Lara feels that draws should be done away with if the longest format of the game wants to receive good viewership. Ironically, it's Lara's native West Indies that has suffered most as a Test side in the face of T20 cricket's popularity, with a number of the Caribbean archipelago's star performers choosing to pursue the riches of lucrative domestic 20-over competitions ahead of ... Read More »

USFK chief says allies ready to counter N. Korea's provocations

South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the country's acting leader in place of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who has been arrested over corruption allegations, has instructed his military to strengthen its "immediate response posture" in case the North does something significant on the April 25 anniversary. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee seeking release of notes left in cell

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Copies of Hernandez's suicide notes were released Monday to his family, according to Paul Jarvey , a spokesman from the Worcester County district attorney's office. Now living in Ohio, Washington was woken up at 6 a.m. this past Wednesday by his phone "buzzing non-stop" with the news of Hernandez's death. At the funeral home, two men in suits checked IDs as guests drove up the driveway. Read More »

Steelers' Martavis Bryant conditionally reinstated

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Ultimately, Bryant will be cleared for the start of the regular season "b$3 ased on his compliance and engagement with his program and resources". Based on the terms of the conditional reinstatement, it's no different as a practical matter than a full reinstatement. Read More »

Man Utd target Romelu Lukaku won't get step up he deserves - Koeman

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The draw is a blow to Koeman's hopes of finishing fifth above Manchester United and Arsenal to secure the most favourable entry into next season's UEFA Europa League. "When the players play in front of their own fans they find themselves a little bit more comfortable but we go to West Ham and they still need points for this season". Read More »

L'Atlético repousse une offre du PSG

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Les deux hommes s'entendent très bien et le coach argentin a prié son président de faire le nécessaire afin que le directeur sportif ne quitte pas le club vu son importance capitale dans l'organigramme. Néanmoins, l'affaire est loin d'être dans le sac pour le champion de France en titre. La chasse à la perle rare ne fait que commencer du côté de la capitale, et visiblement, elle pourrait être longue et ardue... Read More »

ISS Astronauts Will Announce Texans Day 3 Draft Picks From Outer Space

The Texans do not have a sixth-round selection in the 2017 NFL Draft. Cleveland Browns: Former Brown Josh Cribbs and season-ticket holders, along with Browns alumni, will announce picks from Cedar Point amusement park . The 2017 NFL Draft takes place Thursday, April 27 through Saturday, April 29 in Philadelphia. In a news release on Tuesday, the NFL Communications department announced that 14 teams will have their day three draft picks made from special locations. Read More »