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Sports Champions League: Juventus v Porto match preview
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Juve's 2-0 win in Portugal three weeks earlier ensured they went into the second leg in a comfortable position. "Since the Champions League started we've been at the same level as Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich", he told a news conference.

Sports Champions League: Iheanacho included in Guardiola's squad for trip to Monaco
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Crucially, they are not as fatalistic as they were before Paris Saint-Germain's second leg in Barcelona and certainly not nearly willing a City win in the way some were for Barca. Monaco continued to dominate City and deservedly went 2-0 up in the 29th minute this time through Fabinho who slotted the ball past Willy Caballero following Benjamin Mendy's superb cutback.

Sports Dane Piedt included in Test squad for New Zealand series
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Two of them were known in advance - Neil Broom making his debut for the injured Ross Taylor and Tim Southee returning for Trent Boult - while Mitchell Santner has also lost his place to Colin de Grandhomme. Piedt could be drafted into the line-up for the third Test if the Hamilton pitch is similar to the spin-friendly surface that was used for two One-Day Internationals.

Author: 0 Mizzou hires Cuonzo Martin as head basketball coach

Martin is now the coach at California. Martin comes to Columbia after three years at California, where he was 62-39 and made one NCAA Tournament and one NIT. Martin coached at Missouri State from 2008-09 through the 2010-11 season. California assistant Wyking Jones was named the interim head coach, per a source.

Sports Commonwealth Games: Malaysia willing to replace Durban
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A disappointed South African government - which has promoted the country as a destination for major events - said it was unable to reach an agreement with the Commonwealth Games Federation over costs. Interestingly, though other stakeholders signed to host the Games, the South African government did not as yet. Smith also held out the possibility of the Gold Coast holding back-to-back Games but city officials poured cold water on the idea.

Sports How far will Kansas advance in the NCAA Tournament?
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Iowa State will have to get past Kansas , but they have defeated the Jayhawks once and lost by four points in their other matchup. Big 12 Tournament champ Iowa State is the fifth seed in the region while Oklahoma State earned an at-large bid and will face Big Ten Tournament champion MI as the No.

Sports Georgia WR Riley Ridley arrested on marijuana charge
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The two were nearly struck by another vehicle at an intersection after Turner failed to yield into oncoming traffic when turning left from Alps Rd. onto Baxter St. Prior to police discovering marijuana, Ridley told police officers that the traffic stop would hurt his athletic career. After agreeing to speak to police about the incident, Ridley said that he and Turner had smoked marijuana earlier in the day before going to Six Flags Over Georgia.

Sports UNO to Face Mount St. Mary's in NCAA Tournament
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Mary's for the right to play No. 1 overall seed and defending champion Villanova. The victor faces No. 1 Villanova on Thursday in Buffalo. Villanova , which won the title a year ago on a buzzer-beating jump shot by Kris Jenkins, will open its quest for back-to-back titles against the victor of an opening-round game between New Orleans and Mount Saint Mary's.

Sports Jarvis Jones signs with Cardinals
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Jones offers some depth at the pass rushing OLB spot, and may ultimately start outside for the Rams . In four professional seasons, Jones has 128 tackles, six sacks, four forced fumbles and two interceptions - not exactly what the Steelers had in mind for a first-round pick.

Sports Blue Jackets Beat Flyers in a Battle in Philly
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Dubinsky's power-play goal with 11:14 left snapped a 3-all tie and followed a rouging minor on Konecny . "I had a read on it". "It's a save that I wanted to come up with and obviously didn't there". Even the shots that end up as goals were first thought to be passes. The lead didn't last. Off a faceoff won by William Karlsson the puck found Werenski and the rookie defender shot through a maze of traffic in front of Mason, who couldn't see the shot at all.

Sports CONFIRMED: Former Rangers boss Mark Warburton returns to management with Nottingham Forest
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Nottingham Forest have appointed Mark Warburton as their new manager. But Al-Hasawi has admitted Forest had a long-held interest in the Englishman - and tipped him for success. However, they were not able to overcome a strong Middlesbrough team led by Aitor Karanka . Warburton linked up with Rangers that summer and got the club promoted back into the Scottish Premiership as Championship title winners.

Sports R&A announce Muirfield back on Open rota
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Look forward to seeing you host the Open again in future. The club admits it is likely to take at least two years before the first woman joins the club. One member told the Guardian: "In the wake of the last vote, it became very clear to members that, while we are a club, there are wider implications at play here".

Sports Lonzo Ball's dad claims he would have beaten Michael Jordan one-on-one
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The elder Ball is pretty much demanding a shoe company fork over $1B for the sponsorship services of his three basketball star sons. LaVar intends to shop his sons as a package endorsement deal to the tune of $ 1 billion . Ball's "heyday", at least in any way that can be judged statistically, came in 1987-88, when he played one season for Washington State before transferring to Division II Cal State-Los Angeles (not to be confused with UCLA).

Sports Monaco's Falcao doubtful for Champions League match vs
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He said: " We have to play in a very professional way, trying to control the game and showing our experience ". Although they will feel confident of scoring the two goals required to level the tie on aggregate considering they have scored 72 times in 23 home games this campaign, the hosts' need to attack will inevitably leave them exposed at the back.

Sports Brazil Soccer Club Boa Esporte Signs a Full-On Convicted Murderer
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Several sponsors have already cut ties or have threatened to end their partnership with Boa Esporte . Boa Esporte said they wouldn't be taking any questions at his press conference that weren't about soccer, but when pressed about why he was allowed to be free, Bruno said simply, "I'm not going to answer that".

Sports Indian Wells Masters: Venus Williams and Angelique Kerber entered fourth round
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Peng, working to regain form since undergoing back surgery in 2015, knows she is capable of holding her own against the top seeds, having twice beaten Radwanska at the US Open and defeated Williams at last year's China Open. Indian Wells - Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams booked a fourth-round berth at the Indian Wells WTA hard-court tournament on Monday with a straight-sets win over Czech Lucie Safarova.

Sports NCAA South overview: UNC gets nod over Duke
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Baylor (30-3) is such a huge favorite, not only to defeat Texas Southern but also the victor of the No. 8 seed LSU versus No. 9 California contest, that the Lady Bears unabashedly talked about reaching the regional semifinals in Oklahoma City during their selection-day press conference.

Sports Wenger leaning towards extension after big Cup win
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When Arsene Wenger named a full-strength lineup to face Lincoln City, any hopes the fifth-tier side had of competing with Arsenal should have been extinguished. And although Lincoln are 88 places below Arsenal in the league pyramid, there was no sign of that vast gulf in class in the first half, with Nathan Arnold nearly giving them a shock lead when his shot brought a fine save from Petr Cech.

Sports First Meeting of Saudi Arabia's 'Women's Council' Features All Men
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Thirteen robed men on a stage introduced the Qassim Girls' Council, an initiative meant to prove that Saudi Arabia has improved women's rights, according to BBC News. They are now allowed to cast a vote for local elections, for example, and more women recently graduated from Saudi universities than men. They are set to discuss "the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries and regional issues of mutual interest".