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Liverpool announce first profit in seven years thanks to Premier League TV deal

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Liverpool announce first profit in seven years thanks to Premier League TV deal
• Profit before tax for 2013-14 of £900,000• Net debt grew from £12.2m to £57.3m• Coutinho mirrors Liverpool’s difficult startLiverpool have announced a first profit in seven years thanks mainly to the Premier League broadcasting deal that increased revenue to £255.6m in the year ending 31 May 2014.The club’s profit before tax was a modest £900,000 but, compared to a loss of £49.8m in 2013, the sum underlines the financial recovery that owners Fenway Sports Group have implemented since taking ... more

Padraig Harrington ends long wait for PGA Tour title with win at Honda Classic

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Padraig Harrington ends long wait for PGA Tour title with win at Honda Classic
• Harrington secures victory via play-off at tournament in Palm Beach• Title is 43-year-old Irishman’s first since US PGA triumph in 2008Padraig Harrington has ended a seven-year title wait for a PGA Tour title with victory at the Honda Classic.The victory was sweet for the 43-year-old Irishman, a triple major winner who has plummeted down the rankings after several seasons of struggle and went into the tournament 297th in the world. Continue reading...

Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of having sex with 15-year-old – reports

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Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of having sex with 15-year-old – reports
• Sunderland midfielder allegedly questioned at his home this morning• Johnson reportedly in custody at his house in County DurhamDurham Police have confirmed that they have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old schoolgirl, with The Sun reporting that it is Sunderland’s Adam Johnson.The England international was apparently questioned by police when three unmarked police cars and a van arrived at his £1.85m house in County Durham this morning. The newspaper also claimed that police ... more

AP Source: Chiefs Place Franchise Tag on All-Pro Houston

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Person familiar with decision says Chiefs franchising All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston

Iowa Slashes Student Ticket Prices

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Hawkeyes slash student ticket prices after disappointing turnout in '14


Game Day: Raptors @ Sixers

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Game Day: Raptors @ Sixers
Jay Satur - Raptors.com

Keys to Beat the Lakers and Nets - 03/02/15

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Keys to Beat the Lakers and Nets - 03/02/15
By Sam Perley, hornets.com

Charlotte Hornets and Food Lion Feeds Partner for Unique Food Drive

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March 2, 2015 – The Charlotte Hornets and Food Lion Feeds today announced the launch of the 2015 Food L

Vogel Worked His Way to the Top (Part 3)

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Vogel Worked His Way to the Top (Part 3)
Editor's Note: This is Part 3 of a three-part story on Pacers head coach Frank Vogel's life and career.

Vogel Worked His Way to the Top (Part 2)

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Vogel Worked His Way to the Top (Part 2)
Editor's Note: This is Part 2 of a three-part story on Pacers head coach Frank Vogel's life and career.
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Lions' Website Reports Team Won't Franchise Suh

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Ndamukong Suh can test the open market when free agency begins March 10 after the Lions decided not to use the franchise tag on the ... more

AP Source: Chiefs Place Franchise Tag on All-Pro Houston

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The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press.

NHL Concussion Lawsuit Following a Path Blazed by the NFL

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Gary Leeman suffers from memory loss, dizziness, headaches and other symptoms associated with repeated head trauma.

On Pro Football: In Los Angeles, Stadiums Battle Heats Up

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On Pro Football: In Los Angeles, Stadiums Battle Heats Up
With three N.F.L. teams vying to move to the same city, studies criticize one proposal for a stadium in Inglewood, Calif.

Helping Ex-N.F.L. Players Make the Transition

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Helping Ex-N.F.L. Players Make the Transition
The Trust provides resources for former players to care of their health, career transition, entrepreneurship, education, financial literacy and personal interaction.

N.H.L. Roundup: Rangers Get High-Scoring Defenseman From Arizona and Make Two Other Deals

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The Rangers acquired Keith Yandle, who topped the Coyotes this season with 41 points in 63 games and leads all defensemen in power-play points since ... more

The Nashville Predators Are Hockey’s Improbable Steamroller

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The Nashville Predators Are Hockey’s Improbable Steamroller
Nashville, the home of country music, is singing the praises of its surging N.H.L. team.

N.H.L. Roundup: Hurricanes Top Islanders With Hot Second Period

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Four goals in the second were too much to overcome as the Islanders suffered a home loss.

Former Star, Healthy Again, Adjusts to a Humbler Life in the Minors

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Former Star, Healthy Again, Adjusts to a Humbler Life in the Minors
Until Saturday, when it was announced that his rights had been traded to the Florida Panthers, Dany Heatley, a 13-year N.H.L. veteran and a former ... more

N.H.L. Roundup: Jaroslav Halak Sets Islanders Record With 33rd Victory

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N.H.L. Roundup: Jaroslav Halak Sets Islanders Record With 33rd Victory
Halak, the Islanders’ goalie, recorded his 33rd win of the season, a team record.

A-Rod Set to Play in Intrasquad Game

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Alex Rodriguez is ready to play for the New York Yankees.

Roundup: Yu Darvish, Returning From Injury, Looks Sharp

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Yu Darvish, the Rangers’ ace, who was shut down last August with elbow inflammation, threw 14 pitches without discomfort and disputed the notion that he ... more

Mets Inject Drama Into Camp, Hoping to Entertain Fans

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Mets Inject Drama Into Camp, Hoping to Entertain Fans
Spring training is the only time when the team’s production arm and its cable channel, SNY, have extended access to players, so SNY has been ... more

Derek Jeter’s Lessons Live On ... With Blue Jays

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Derek Jeter’s Lessons Live On ... With Blue Jays
The former Yankees catcher Russell Martin, who signed with Toronto in the off-season, said he had vivid memories of Derek Jeter’s strict routines and unyielding ... more

Yankees, Eager to Retire Numbers, Subtract Options for Current Players

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Yankees, Eager to Retire Numbers, Subtract Options for Current Players
The Yankees retire numbers with gusto, 18 to date and three more soon, but this zest also limits options when it comes to assigning numbers ... more

Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of having sex with 15-year-old girl

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Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of having sex with 15-year-old girl
An England international has been arrested on suspicion of sex with a 15-year-old girl. Police, according to The Sun, also found a loaded gun at ... more

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao purse could hit $300m due to pay-per-view buys

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Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao purse could hit $300m due to pay-per-view buys
JEFF POWELL: Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao is the fight which just keeps on giving. Especially to Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

UEFA charge Feyenoord over fans' 'racist behaviour' in defeat by Roma

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UEFA charge Feyenoord over fans' 'racist behaviour' in  defeat by Roma
UEFA has charged Feyenoord with racist behavior by fans who threw an inflatable banana on the pitch during a tense Europa League last-32 match against ... more

Tim Sherwood tells players 'I'm feeling the pressure, and you should be too' ahead of Aston Villa's derby against West Brom

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Tim Sherwood tells players 'I'm feeling the pressure, and you should be too' ahead of Aston Villa's derby against West Brom
Tim Sherwood has admitted he feels under pressure after just two games in charge of Aston Villa, with the side languishing second from bottom of ... more

Chelsea and Everton fined £30,000 for mass confrontation at end of Stamford Bridge clash in February

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Chelsea and Everton fined £30,000 for mass confrontation at end of Stamford Bridge clash in February
Chelsea and Everton have both been fined £30,000 by the FA for player misconduct in their February 11 clash. Players from both teams became embroiled ... more

Worcester bring in Vuna and Lewis

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Worcester Warriors sign Australia international Cooper Vuna, as well as Ospreys' Sam Lewis, for the rest of the season.

Wakefield defeat 'a horror show'

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Head coach James Webster describes Wakefield's 58-16 Super League loss to Widnes as a "horror show" and a "nightmare".

Weir fears Wooden Spoon for Scotland

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Doddie Weir feels a lack of "clinical precision" has Scotland facing the bleak prospect of last place in the Six Nations.

'Irish relishing South Africa showdown'

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Ireland wicketkeeper Gary Wilson believes the boys in green can add South Africa to their list of World Cup scalps.

Bristol sign Sale scrum-half Cliff

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Bristol announce the signing of experienced Sale Sharks scrum-half Will Cliff, 26, ahead of next season.

Harrington and Berger in Honda Playoff

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Ireland's Padraig Harrington sank a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to force a playoff against American rookie Daniel Berger after the final round ... more
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Poulter, Casey Tied Going to Monday Sprint at Honda Classic

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Ian Poulter twice hit into water on the sixth hole, including his shot from the fifth tee. There was a three-shot swing on one hole, ... more
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First for Ian Poulter Fades Quickly at Delayed Honda Classic

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First for Ian Poulter Fades Quickly at Delayed Honda Classic
Poulter held the lead after 54 holes, but Paul Casey caught up to tie him the final round, which was half-completed when darkness fell.
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Katie Kempter Wins First Symetra Tour Title

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Katie Kempter won the Volvik Championship at Morongo Golf Club in cold, wet conditions Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, beating Lee Lopez with ... more
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Golf Capsules

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Ian Poulter lost command of the Honda Classic with two swings on consecutive tee shots in a wild final hour Sunday. He still had a ... more
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'Irish relishing South Africa showdown'

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Ireland wicketkeeper Gary Wilson believes the boys in green can add South Africa to their list of World Cup scalps.

Atherton calls on England to change

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Ex-captain Mike Atherton says England must make changes to turn their World Cup form, calling for Alex Hales to play.

What have we learned at World Cup?

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With the Cricket World Cup just over halfway through the group stage, what have we learned from the tournament so far?

South Africa aware of Irish strength

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Former Ireland coach Adrian Birrell will ensure South Africa know everything about Tuesday's World Cup opponents.

Pietersen to work on England return

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Kevin Pietersen says he will try to secure a return to the England side after ECB chairman Colin Graves' encouraging words.
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