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Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu stadium set to be renamed Abu Dhabi Bernabéu

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Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu stadium set to be renamed Abu Dhabi Bernabéu
• Florentino Pérez caught on camera admitting name change • AS reports the stadium will be called the Abu Dhabi BernabéuThe Santiago Bernabéu stadium will be renamed the Abu Dhabi Bernabéu, according to the Spanish sports newspaper AS.The report has not been confirmed by Real Madrid and indeed the club has not yet explicitly announced that the stadium will change its name at all, but the president Florentino Pérez was caught on camera admitting to a member of the regional ... more

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally meet in person

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally meet in person
• Boxers swap phone numbers at Miami Heat game• Pair shake hands and have a brief chat• Pacquiao agrees deal to fight Mayweather Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have finally met in person.And now talks might get serious about meeting in the ring. According to the Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, the proposed fight is scheduled for 2 May. Continue reading...

Stuart Broad has just swallowed the vindictive rhetoric on the feckless poor | Zoe Williams

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Stuart Broad has just swallowed the vindictive rhetoric on the feckless poor | Zoe Williams
The cricketer’s minimum wage tweet shows numeracy is not his strong point. But, like most people, he fails to realise that jobs often don’t pay enough to live on“I’ve heard if you earn minimum wage in England you’re in the top 10% earners in the world. #stay #humble” The central mystery surrounding Stuart Broad’s sanctimonious Twitter activity (he has since apologised) is how he came to be a cricketer. You would think someone with poor numeracy would be better suited ... more

After 2 Convictions, 2 More Vanderbilt Players Face Charges

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After 2 convictions in Vanderbilt rape case, attention turns to 2 teammates also charged

Why a Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl win would be a win for weed

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Why a Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl win would be a win for weed
The head coaches of the Patriots and Seahawks represent opposite poles in the argument around marijuana use in the NFLThe drama of this year’s Super Bowl goes well beyond the field and up the ranks of organized football. As though having the league’s most charismatic team take on its most hated wasn’t epic enough, the championship match-up is a metaphor for a much larger argument taking place within the NFL.It’s the crowning game of one of the NFL’s most tumultuous ... more


HEAT Youth Basketball Clinic

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HEAT Youth Basketball Clinic
MIAMI – The Miami HEAT hosted a HEAT Youth Basketball Clinic presented by Gatorade at the City of Miami Beach Parks and
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D-League teammates tossed after TO tussle

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Iowa Energy teammates Jarnell Stokes and Kalin Lucas were both ejected during an NBA Developmental League game Tuesday night for fighting -- with each other.

Spurs vs Hornets Preview 1/28/15

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Hornets-Spurs Preview By JEFF BARTL

Bulls are golden against the Warriors

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Bulls are golden against the Warriors
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Preview: Kings (16-27) at Raptors (30-15)

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Preview: Kings (16-27) at Raptors (30-15)
Teams rarely see four days between games during an NBA season, but following Monday's blizzard-postponed game, the Kings were able to see
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Facebook to Sell Real-Time Super Bowl Ads, Taking on Twitter

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This Super Bowl Facebook is taking a page from Twitter's playbook, for the first time during a football championship selling ads that target people based ... more

Long After Twitter Feud, Revis, Sherman Pledge Respect

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Darrelle Revis long reigned supreme among NFL cornerbacks.

N.F.L. Investigator Seeks to Consult Columbia Physicist Over Patriots’ Deflated Footballs

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N.F.L. Investigator Seeks to Consult Columbia Physicist Over Patriots’ Deflated Footballs
A law firm hired by the N.F.L. has asked Columbia’s physics department for help in understanding how weather could affect the pressure in footballs, according ... more

Sports of The Times: Disrupting N.F.L.’s Careful Order, Richard Sherman Speaks His Mind

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Sports of The Times: Disrupting N.F.L.’s Careful Order, Richard Sherman Speaks His Mind
The Seahawks’ most glorious smack talk on media day came on the subject of footballs deflated below the league standard.

In Seahawks’ Fierce Secondary, New Members Make the Cut

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In Seahawks’ Fierce Secondary, New Members Make the Cut
The newest members of the Legion of Boom — what Seattle’s peerless secondary calls itself — are Marcus Burley and Steven Terrell, who try to ... more

Islanders 4, Rangers 1: Surging Islanders Overpower the Rangers at Home

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Islanders 4, Rangers 1: Surging Islanders Overpower the Rangers at Home
Mikhail Grabovski scored the opening goal, and Jaroslav Halak made 40 saves for his 26th win of the season as the Islanders dominated at a ... more

Martin Brodeur to Retire After 22-Year Career

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Martin Brodeur to Retire After 22-Year Career
Brodeur, 42, holds the N.H.L. record for career victories for a goalie and won three Stanley Cups with the Devils.

Martin Brodeur to Retire After 21-Year Career

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Brodeur, 42, holds the N.H.L. record for career victories for a goalie and won three Stanley Cups with the Devils.

Islanders’ Kyle Okposo Is Sidelined

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Islanders’ Kyle Okposo Is Sidelined
The Islanders, scheduled to resume their season Tuesday against the Rangers, will be without Okposo, who is set to miss six to eight weeks with ... more

With New Confidence, Rangers Reanimate Power Play

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With New Confidence, Rangers Reanimate Power Play
In past seasons, the power play has been a source of frustration for the Rangers, but this season they are executing it with far greater ... more

Bill Monbouquette, Red Sox Pitcher, Dies at 78

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Bill Monbouquette, Red Sox Pitcher, Dies at 78
Mr. Monbouquette was a stalwart right-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox during one of the leaner periods in the history of the franchise.

Former Red Sox Pitcher Monbouquette Dead at 78

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Former Major League Baseball All Star pitcher Bill Monbouquette has died of leukemia at the age of 78, the Boston Red Sox said on their ... more

AP Source: Yanks Thinking of Not Making $6M Payment to A-Rod

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The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie ... more

Manfred Knows He'll Get Hit as Commish _ His Name Is on Ball

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Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner — his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between the ... more

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Heart Attack Killed Banks

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An attorney representing the family of the Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks said the Hall of Famer died after suffering a heart attack.

Darren Fletcher's West Ham United move stalls after Manchester United REFUSE to pay up the remainder of his contract 

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Darren Fletcher's West Ham United move stalls after Manchester United REFUSE to pay up the remainder of his contract 
Darren Fletcher’s move away from Manchester United is stalling amid a dispute over a pay-off. The move is being held up due to United be ... more

Cristiano Ronaldo handed two-match ban following meltdown against Cordoba

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Cristiano Ronaldo handed two-match ban following meltdown against Cordoba
Cristiano Ronaldo has been handed a two-match ban for his outburst during Saturday’s 2-1 win over Cordoba. The Real Madrid star will miss games against ... more

Brett Lee denied fairytale finish to career after last-ball fumble by Moises Henriques allows Perth Scorchers to beat Sydney Sixers

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Brett Lee denied fairytale finish to career after last-ball fumble by Moises Henriques allows Perth Scorchers to beat Sydney Sixers
Australia legend Brett Lee was denied a fairytale end to his professional cricket career as the Perth Scorchers beat his Sydney Sixers with a scrambled ... more

BBC warn Phil Neville to 'be careful' after 'two-footed' Tomas Rosicky comments

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BBC warn Phil Neville to 'be careful' after 'two-footed' Tomas Rosicky comments
The BBC is to tell Match Of The Day presenters and pundits to be 'careful' about what they say after Phil Neville prompted complaints with ... more

Real Madrid set to rename stadium Abu Dhabi Bernabeu as part of £15m a year deal

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Real Madrid set to rename stadium Abu Dhabi Bernabeu as part of £15m a year deal
As well as having it’s name behind one of European football’s biggest clubs Manchester City, Abu Dhabi now looks set to have its name in ... more

Notts batsman Libby injures knee

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Nottinghamshire opener Jake Libby will be out until at least the end of June after suffering a knee injury.

England lose four for Wales opener

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Brad Barritt, Tom Wood, Geoff Parling and Kyle Eastmond are ruled out of England's Six Nations opener against Wales on 6 February.

Perth win thrilling Big Bash final

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Perth Scorchers defy Brett Lee's heroics to beat Sydney Sixers off the final ball and win the Big Bash.

Ex-England winger Cueto to retire

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Sale Sharks and former England winger Mark Cueto announces he will end his playing career at the end of the season.

Northampton sign Glasgow lock Ryder

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Northampton Saints sign Glasgow's Scotland international lock Tom Ryder until the end of the season.

McIlroy Seeks Dubai Win as Dublin Court Date Looms

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Rory McIlroy will appear in a Dublin court next week to resolve a multi-million dollar legal battle with his former agents, yet the world number ... more
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McIlroy Tired of Finishing Runner-Up

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The familiar environs of the Emirates Golf Club is where Rory McIlroy hopes this week to end a streak of three straight second-place finishes on ... more
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On Golf: Tiger Woods and Robert Allenby Draw Focus as PGA Tour Events Lack Top Players

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On Golf: Tiger Woods and Robert Allenby Draw Focus as PGA Tour Events Lack Top Players
With many top players — like Tiger Woods — missing from recent PGA Tour events, off-the-course news has dominated the golf reports.
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Scottsdale's Sweet 16th Evokes Strong Memories for Tiger

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Tiger Woods has not competed at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 14 years but he is remembered most by the raucous crowds that gather ... more
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The Different Levels of Long on the PGA Tour

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Tim Clark was wrong about one thing. He's not the shortest hitter on the PGA Tour.
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Notts batsman Libby injures knee

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Nottinghamshire opener Jake Libby will be out until at least the end of June after suffering a knee injury.

Perth win thrilling Big Bash final

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Perth Scorchers defy Brett Lee's heroics to beat Sydney Sixers off the final ball and win the Big Bash.

Yorkshire sign Finch and Maxwell

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County champions Yorkshire sign Australians Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell for the 2015 county season.

Broad sorry for minimum wage tweet

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England fast bowler Stuart Broad has apologised after making comments about the minimum wage on Twitter.

Narine withdraws from World Cup

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Spinner Sunil Narine withdraws from the West Indies squad for the Cricket World Cup after remodelling his bowling action.
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