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Boston Celtics trade Rajon Rondo to Dallas Mavericks

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Boston Celtics trade Rajon Rondo to Dallas Mavericks
Celtics get players plus draft picks in returnMavericks looking to boost depth for playoffsThe Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title. The Celtics will send Rondo and forward Dwight Powell to Dallas for Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, two draft picks and a $12.9m trade exception. Continue reading...

Eden Hazard needs titles to become a Chelsea great, says José Mourinho

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Eden Hazard needs titles to become a Chelsea great, says José Mourinho
• Hazard set to sign new five-year contract with Chelsea• Mourinho: ‘titles make players historic’• Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge – then and now• Premier League: 10 things to look out forJosé Mourinho believes Eden Hazard can go on to become one of Chelsea’s greatest players but will only fulfil that potential if he is a key member of a side that claims major silverware at Stamford Bridge.The Belgium international is close to signing a new five-year contract at the Premier League ... more

F1 in 2014: 10 memorable moments | Paul Weaver

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F1 in 2014: 10 memorable moments | Paul Weaver
Paul Weaver on the best, worst and most controversial moments in Formula One this year• Robert Kitson on rugby union • William Fotheringham on cycling • Kevin Mitchell on tennis • Sean Ingle on athletics • Ewan Murray on golf • Paul Wilson on footballThe best memory of 2014 is the last: it is of Lewis Hamilton deservedly lifting the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award in Glasgow after winning his second Formula One world championship. Continue reading...

Bobby Bell, Football Hall of Famer, Has a New Title at 74: College Graduate

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Bobby Bell, Football Hall of Famer, Has a New Title at 74: College Graduate
Bell, who overcame segregation and helped the University of Minnesota and the Kansas City Chiefs win championships, completed his degree to honor his father.

Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers: criticism of Raheem Sterling is incredible

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Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers: criticism of Raheem Sterling is incredible
• Manager defends England forward ahead of Arsenal game• ‘He’s an outstanding talent who has been great for us’• Wenger: Arsenal’s 5-1 loss to Liverpool is ‘scar in your heart’Brendan Rodgers has described recent criticism of Raheem Sterling as “incredible” after reports that the Liverpool forward is refusing to sign a contract extension to stay at Anfield.Sterling scored twice for Liverpool in the 3-1 victory over Bournemouth in the Capital One Cup quarter-final on Wednesday night – his first goals ... more


Larceny charge for Walter McCarty to be dismissed

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Boston Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty has agreed to pay more than $20,000 to a contractor for the purchase and installation of kitchen cabinets, and ... more

Celts assistant gets larceny charge dismissed

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Boston Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty has agreed to pay more than $20,000 to a contractor for the purchase and installation of kitchen cabinets, and ... more

Spurs vs Blazers Preview 12/19/14

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Trail Blazers-Spurs Preview By NICOLINO DIBENEDETTO

Game Preview: Timberwolves at Celtics

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Game Preview: Timberwolves at Celtics

Snyder Learning That There's Never Enough Time

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The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, ... more
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Bobby Bell, Football Hall of Famer, Has a New Title at 74: College Graduate

published about 2 hours ago
Bobby Bell, Football Hall of Famer, Has a New Title at 74: College Graduate
Bell, who overcame segregation and helped the University of Minnesota and the Kansas City Chiefs win championships, completed his degree to honor his father.

Week 16 N.F.L. Matchups

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Jags' Marks Caps 21-13 Win Over Titans With Sack

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Sen'Derrick Marks slipped by Andy Levitre, grabbed Charlie Whitehurst around the legs and dragged him to the ground.

A Look at NFL's Most Underappreciated, Overblown

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Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and the rest of the Dallas Cowboys head into Sunday's game against the Colts leading the NFC East and on the ... more

Long Todman Run Helps Jaguars Take Down Titans

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Jordan Todman produced a 62-yard touchdown run to help the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tennessee Titans 21-13 on Thursday in a clash between struggling teams ... more

Rangers Isolate Lee Stempniak and Test Him for Mumps

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Rangers Isolate Lee Stempniak and Test Him for Mumps
Stempniak, 31, who joined the Rangers last summer as a free agent, would be the team’s third player to contract mumps after forwards Tanner Glass ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Devils Fall to Senators, Pushing Skid to Five Games

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Craig Anderson made 34 saves, and Kyle Turris scored two goals as the Ottawa Senators beat the host Devils, 2-0.

Ottawa's Anderson Makes 34 Saves, Blanks Devils

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Craig Anderson made 34 saves, and Kyle Turris scored two goals as the Ottawa Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 on Wednesday night.

Citing Budget, Minnesota-Duluth Cuts Ties With Women’s Hockey Coach

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Citing Budget, Minnesota-Duluth Cuts Ties With Women’s Hockey Coach
In a case that could raise Title IX and gender-equity issues, Minnesota-Duluth decided to part ways with the highest-paid women’s hockey coach in Division I.

Sidney Crosby Returns to Ice, Three Penguins Tested for Mumps

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Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned from a bout with mumps, while several teammates were tested for the virus as a precaution.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Kris Medlen and Royals Agree to Deal

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The former Atlanta Braves right-hander Kris Medlen agreed to a two-year, $8.5 million contract with the Kansas City Royals.

A's Trade All-Star Catcher Derek Norris to Padres

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The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to ... more

Padres, Dodgers Finalize Kemp Trade

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The Padres have finalized a five-player trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers that sends slugger Matt Kemp and $32 million to San Diego in exchange ... more

Kris Medlan and Royals Agree to $8.5 Million, 2-Year Deal

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After twice having Tommy John surgery, Kris Medlen was looking for a team to give him a chance.

Steroids Trial Pushed Back for A-Rod's Cousin

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A federal judge has delayed for two months the trial of a cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez on charges stemming from dealings ... more

Eden Hazard can be a Chelsea legend, claims Jose Mourinho as he confirms star will sign new deal

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Eden Hazard can be a Chelsea legend, claims Jose Mourinho as he confirms star will sign new deal
Jose Mourinho has backed Eden Hazard to become a Chelsea legend after confirming the Belgian will sign a new contract. The deal is worth £200,000 ... more

Tottenham youngster Cameron Carter-Vickers will sign two-year deal on 17th birthday despite Arsenal interest

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Tottenham youngster Cameron Carter-Vickers will sign two-year deal on 17th birthday despite Arsenal interest
Tottenham have convinced academy prospect Cameron Carter-Vickers to stay at White Hart Lane and sign his first professional contract after late interest from Arsenal.

Barcelona boosted in attempt to reduce gap on Real Madrid to one point as Neymar returns to training ahead of crunch La Liga encounter against Cordoba on Saturday 

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Barcelona boosted in attempt to reduce gap on Real Madrid to one point as Neymar returns to training ahead of crunch La Liga encounter against Cordoba on Saturday 
Barcelona forward Neymar has recovered from a minor ankle problem and is available for Saturday's La Liga game at home to Cordoba, the club said ... more

Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City all set to enjoy Premier League festive feast

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Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City all set to enjoy Premier League festive feast
Sportsmail predicts how the Premier League's top-six sides will fare over the packed Christmas period. Will Chelsea, Manchester City or Manchester United come out on ... more

Chelsea are no worse than any other team in terms of diving, says Mark Hughes

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Chelsea are no worse than any other team in terms of diving, says Mark Hughes
Stoke manager Mark Hughes feels Chelsea are no worse offenders than any other side when it comes to diving. The issues has been heavily discussed ... more

Saracens v London Welsh (Sat)

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Team news as Saracens host London Welsh in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Allianz Park (15:00 GMT).

Gloucester v Bath (Sat)

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Team news as Gloucester host Bath in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Kingsholm Stadium (17:30 GMT).

Glasgow Warriors v Munster (Sat)

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Third-top Glasgow Warriors and leaders Munster make sweeping changes for their Pro12 meeting at Scotstoun.

Coventry move key to Europe - Young

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Wasps boss Dai Young says their move to Coventry can only help them secure a regular spot in the European Champions Cup.

VIDEO: Hibbard excited by West Country derby

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Gloucester hooker Richard Hibbard tells BBC Points West he is excited to be involved in his first West Country derby against Bath.

Australian Open Goes Back to The Australian Course

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American Jordan Spieth will have an opportunity to defend his Australian Open title next year on the same course he won the tournament on three ... more
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Sports Briefing | Golf: Henderson, Top Amateur, Turns Pro

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Brooke Henderson, the 17-year-old Canadian who tops the women’s world amateur golf ranking, turned professional.
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Australia's Richardson Leads Dubai Open

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Australia's Kalem Richardson shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Asian Tour's season-ending Dubai Open.
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Canadian Teenager Henderson Turns Professional

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Brooke Henderson, a 17-year-old Canadian who was golf's top-ranked female amateur, on Thursday announced her decision to turn professional and sign up with sports management ... more
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17-Year-Old Golf Star Brooke Henderson Turns Pro

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Brooke Henderson, the 17-year-old Canadian who tops the world amateur golf ranking, has turned professional and signed with International Management Group and Ping equipment.
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Smith ton leaves Test finely poised

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Australia captain Steve Smith's second century in two games helps leave the second Test against India finely poised.

Cook not the way forward - Hughes

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Alastair Cook should be relieved of the one-day captaincy if England are to prosper at the ICC World Cup, says Simon Hughes.

Bracewell to leave Gloucestershire

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Gloucestershire confirm director of cricket John Bracewell is to end his 15-year association with the county in January.

Sussex must 'nurture' seam pair

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Sussex signings Tymal Mills and Ajmal Shahzad will need "nurturing" to fulfil their potential, says boss Mark Robinson.

Pietersen shines in Big Bash defeat

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Kevin Pietersen scores 66 from 46 balls but Melbourne are beaten by Adelaide in the Australian T20 Big Bash.
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