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Thiago Alcantara struck twice and Arjen Robben, Robert Lewandowski and substitute Thomas Mueller were also on target as the Bavarians inflicted Arsenal's first defeat of the season in Europe's premier club competition. The only previous Champions League encounter between Carlo Ancelotti and Arsene Wenger was in the 2007/08 Champions League round of 16. Perhaps with this in mind Arsène Wenger was particularly brusque with the suggestion that his team's ability to break a six-season run of ...
  • Tributes pour in for ex-UGA, NFL player killed in fire

    Tributes pour in for ex-UGA, NFL player killed in fire

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    The house was completely engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived on the scene, Monroe fire chief Keith Glass told the AJC. The roof collapsed as the fire department attempted to get the fire under control. Quentin Moses most recently was coaching at @R_U_Football , one of the best NAIA programs in the country. He contributed 35 tackles and 3.5 sacks before not being re-signed during the 2011 season.
  • UFC 208: Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie

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    For now, Silva is keeping his attention on Derek Brunson , who he faces at UFC 208 on Saturday night in Brooklyn, but from the sound of things, he'll still be around if St-Pierre ever decides to return and still wants to face him. This isn't so much a criticism of de Randamie than it is of the societal perception that men are the standard in terms of athletic achievement. Odds: Most bettors slate Holm as roughly a 7/2 underdog.
  • Zidane eyes possible Bale return at Napoli

    Zidane eyes possible Bale return at Napoli

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    While not necessarily a threat, the Basque team could profit from their rival's relaxation. However, they can also see this match as a golden opportunity - there is absolutely nothing to lose against Real Madrid , and as midfielder Fausto Tienza put it: "this match is flawless opportunity to bang on the table and turn things around".
  • Bastian Schweinsteiger Officially An Asset To Manchester United Again

    Bastian Schweinsteiger Officially An Asset To Manchester United Again

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    Martial was proving a handful and, after David De Gea produced a fine save to stop Zarate's 25-yard free-kick, increased United's advantage in the 60th minute. "We want to get to a more steady state, and to be buying and potentially selling a lower number of players each year". But it was United's Mata who broke the deadlock in the first-half with a simple tap-in, whilst Martial made it two on the hour mark after with a lovely burst into the box.
  • Caster Semenya in line for 2nd Olympic gold after Russian stripped

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    If the International Olympic Committee decides to reallocate the medals from the 2012 final, Semenya will add that gold medal to the one she won a year ago in Rio de Janeiro. Semenya, who won the event at the Rio 2016 Olympics after being cleared to compete in 2010 following a gender test row, is set to be crowned as a double Olympic and world champion.
  • Super Bowl star White gets truck from talk show host

    Super Bowl star White gets truck from talk show host

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    But had there been a vehicle giveaway, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady - the man who won Super Bowl MVP honors - said he would've paid his gift forward. "So he's more than well-deserving of that award". That's okay for White, however, because late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien came through in the clutch and surprised White with a brand new Ford 150, the official truck of Super Bowl LI.
  • Miami Marlins have 'handshake agreement' to sell team

    Miami Marlins have 'handshake agreement' to sell team

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    As Sporting News pointed out in December, fans have been incensed by the stadium bill, Loria's apparent refusal to pour some of the revenue sharing funds he's received from other Major League Baseball teams into the Marlins roster, his selling off of top players that would've made the team more competitive and for firing Miami's long-serving television analyst for criticizing management on the air.
  • Patriots Tight End Won't Attend White House Super Bowl Celebration

    Patriots Tight End Won't Attend White House Super Bowl Celebration

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    Brady skipped the Patriots' 2015 trip to the White House , although he said the reason was a schedule conflict. Bennett did tell The Triple Threat the younger Michael nearly missed his trip to the White House with the Seahawks three years ago, but on the advice of his father made the trip.
  • UNC's Theo Pinson available vs. Duke after 3-game absence

    UNC's Theo Pinson available vs. Duke after 3-game absence

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    Despite the win, the Blue Devils still failed to cover a 16-point spread and are now 9-13 ATS on the season and only 5-6 ATS at home. Duke also totes the third-highest scoring offense in the conference. Duke has won four of the last five in the series, but the two have split at the betting window in their last 10 meetings. In its win in Durham previous year, North Carolina outrebounded Duke by 35 and had nearly as many offensive rebounds (27) as the Blue Devils had total rebounds ...
  • Bucks' Parker to have MRI on knee

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    The 25-year-old forward injured his hamstring in September and required surgery but will play if everything goes well in pregame warmups. Parker averaged career-highs in points, rebounds, assists and three-point percentage (36.5%) and had almost averaged a double-double in the five games before Wednesday.
  • Stateline casinos host viewing parties for UFC 208

    Stateline casinos host viewing parties for UFC 208

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    She was obliterated by Amanda Nunes, who is the current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, in the first round of their fight at UFC: Fight for the Troops 3 . Arlovski .' She won via TKO with a knee to the body, 3:46 into the first round. I don't want it to just be around the one fight. "I have a friend of mine that fought professionally in boxing and in MMA, and she's retired three times and only then did it stick".