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Philadelphia is in a “position to contend now” after acquiring forward Tobias Harris from the Los Angeles Clippers in a multi-player deal, 76ers general manager Elton Brand said Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Jan 23, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; LA Clippers forward Tobias Harris (34) warms up prior to the game against the Miami Heat at American
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ARE, Sweden (Reuters) – Italy’s Dominik Paris won men’s Super-G gold at the Alpine skiing world championships on Wednesday, bagging the first major title of his career. Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Men’s Super G – Are, Sweden – February 6, 2019 – Italy’s Dominik Paris in action. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Norwegian
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Kansas State used a strong second half to defeat No. 13 Kansas 74-67 in the 290th version of the Sunflower Showdown on Tuesday night at Manhattan, Kan. Feb 5, 2019; Manhattan, KS, USA; Kansas State Wildcats forward Dean Wade (32) dribbles the ball around Kansas Jayhawks forward Dedric Lawson (1) during the second half at
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Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay continues to insist his game plan was the reason for Todd Gurley’s inactivity in Super Bowl LIII and not the running back’s ailing left knee. Feb 3, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) in third quarter action in Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Second Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 16, 2019. France’s Gael Monfils reacts during the match against Taylor Fritz of the U.S. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson SOFIA (Reuters) – Former world number six Gael Monfils made a fine start to his Sofia Open title bid by beating Serbia’s Viktor
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Jakub Voracek and Sean Couturier each scored a goal to lift host Philadelphia past the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Monday, the Flyers’ season-best eighth win in a row. Feb 4, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Scott Laughton (21) carries the puck against Vancouver Canucks left wing Josh Leivo (17) during the third period
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New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores was officially hired as head coach of the Miami Dolphins on Monday. Feb 3, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores in Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports “Two things that stand out immediately when you meet Brian
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ARE, Sweden (Reuters) – U.S. ski great Lindsey Vonn prepared for the final speed races of her glittering career at the Alpine world championships on Monday, hoping to do her best and ‘get lucky’ in the end. Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Women’s Downhill Training – Are, Sweden – February 4,
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David Krejci gave Boston the lead in the second period, and goalie Tuukka Rask made 24 saves as the visiting Bruins ended a long string of frustration against Washington with a 1-0 victory over the Capitals in a Sunday matinee. Feb 3, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) celebrates with teammates
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President Donald Trump said that he wouldn’t encourage his youngest son to play football, citing the dangers of the sport. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting to “discuss fighting human trafficking on the southern border” in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Young
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – International Friendly – England v United States – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – November 15, 2018 Former sprinter Usain Bolt during half time Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine ATLANTA (Reuters) – Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt might have caught the eye of a few NFL coaches when he stepped off
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was the overwhelming pick for NFL MVP while also winning Offensive Player of the Year in the end-of-year Associated Press awards, handed out Saturday night in Atlanta at the NFL Honors ceremony. Feb 2, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; Most Valuable Player winner Patrick Mahomes of the Kansa City Chiefs
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Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers announced his retirement from the NFL after 17 seasons with Carolina, the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers. FILE PHOTO: Dec 17, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers (90) sacks Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) in the fourth quarter at Bank of America Stadium.
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