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  1. Steve Smith hammers fantastic 192; Australia pile up mammoth 530 on Day 2 of Melbourne testRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    Smith scored a personal best of 192 to anchor a stunning tail-end assault on India's bowlers, who leaked 314 runs for the final five wickets.At stumps India were 108 for 1. Captain Steve Smith took a sharp catch to snare India's first wicket after scoring a big century to fire Australia to a mammoth first innings total of 530, on day two of the third test in Melbourne on Saturday. Standing in for the injured Michael Clarke, Smith scored a personal best 192 to anchor a stunning tail-end assault on India's bowlers, who leaked 314 runs for the final five wickets at the MCG.

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  2. Sri Lanka battle to avoid defeat after follow-on in Christchurch testRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    The visitors had capitulated for 138 in their first innings as New Zealand's pace attack tore through their lineup by pitching the ball up and allowing it to swing. Sri Lanka openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva safely guided their side to 84 without loss in their second innings at close of the second day's play in the first test against New Zealand on Saturday.

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  3. Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet says he is fully prepared for his return to the Liverpool first teamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is Lancashire

    Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet insists he is ready to step back into the firing line after making an unexpected return to the team. A thigh injury to Brad Jones just 15 minutes into the 1-0 Boxing Day victory at Burnley meant the Belgium international's exile was ended sooner than he could have anticipated.

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  4. Skipper Steve Smith made a brilliant 192 to take Australia to 530 against India in the third TestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is Lancashire

    Home captain Steve Smith's career-best 192 was the highlight of day two between Australia and India in Melbourne, but the tourists will be pleased with how they dug in when their time came to bat. Having witnessed the Baggy Green run up 530 from their overnight 259 for five, India - 2-0 down in the series - may have been expected to be worse off than they were at the close.

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  5. Indian wrestlers stand tall in glorious 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt reaffirmed their dominance at the world stage, which included ending a 28-year gold drought at the Asian Games. A long sabbatical and a rejig in weight categories notwithstanding, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt reaffirmed their dominance at the world stage, which included ending a 28-year gold drought at the Asian Games, even as youngsters showed the quality of Indian wrestling's talent reservoir in a successful 2014.

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  6. Josh King: Blackburn Rovers owe it to fans to bounce back against MiddlesbroughRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is Lancashire

    AGAIN Blackburn Rovers forward Josh King has called on his team-mates to lift their heads and pay back their 'amazing' supporters with victory at home to high-flying Middlesbrough tomorrow . Rovers will go into their final game of 2014 on the back of a 2-1 derby defeat to Bolton Wanderers yesterday that stretched their winless away run to five matches.

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  7. Red-card to Olivier Giroud left Arsenal sweating, says manager Arsene WengerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    Olivier Giroud received marching orders for charging into QPR defender Nedum Onuoha on Friday. Arsenal beat QPR 2-1 at the Emirates.

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  8. EPL 2014: Chelsea, Manchester City register convincing winsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    Chelsea beat West Ham United 2-0 and Manchester City outclassed West Bromwich Albion 3-1 on Friday, to step up the title race. Chelsea overpowered West Ham United 2-0 and Manchester City outclassed West Bromwich Albion 3-1 as the two Premier League rivals flexed their muscles at the start of a hectic holiday programme on Friday.

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  9. Jose Mourinho is happy with the balance and creativity of his Chelsea teamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wirral Globe

    A Chelsea side with greater guile will on Sunday bid to close 2014 on top of the Barclays Premier League. Jose Mourinho, whose side beat West Ham 2-0 on Friday and play Southampton on Sunday, believes his side have more creativity this term than last.

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  10. New Zealand's Trent Boult took three Sri Lankan wicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wirral Globe

    On Boxing Day it was the batsmen and on Saturday the bowlers but Sri Lanka's punishment at the hands of New Zealand remained consistent at the Hagley Oval. Having seen Brendon McCullum take to their attack as though it were a Twenty20 on day one of this opening Test, the tourists would have hoped for some quality time in the middle on day two.

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  11. I regret my act of dissent in 1981: GavaskarRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sify

    Melbourne: Almost three decades after the infamous walkout incident in the Melbourne cricket Test which generated huge controversy, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, on Saturday, regretted his act of dissent and said that it was a big mistake on his part. In the 1981 series that had been dogged by some inconsistent umpiring, a Dennis Lillee in-cutter caught Gavaskar plumb in front and umpire Rex Whitehead, standing in just his third Test, raised the finger.

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  12. Bearcats strike past struggling HawksRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Joel Boulanger has played exclusively between the pipes for the Somersworth/Coe-Brown Bearcats in his high school career, but first-year head coach Bryant Lausberg decided to let the sophomore skate out this year and it turned out to be a good choice. Boulanger netted two goals to help the Bearcats to a 5-1 win over a struggling Marshwood/Traip team in the opening game of round-robin play at the Brian Doucette Memorial Holiday Tournament Friday night in Rochester.

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  13. Relationship Between Marrone and WhaleyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Buffalo Rumblings

    ... source and the background it is a moot point. I feel like there is a desire in the present climate to create drama in sports and get fans fired up about nothing. 2) There is nothing to support what an unrepairable relationship means to the source. ...

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  14. Wolves get Manimal'd by the Nuggets 106-102Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Canis Hoopus

    That's basically it. Kenneth Faried destroyed the Wolves of the glass when it mattered most, powering the Nuggets to a 62-44 edge in rebounding.

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  15. Garry Monk salutes Swansea City mentality after Aston Villa...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is South Wales

    GARRY Monk reckoned it was all in the mind for Swansea City as Gylfi Sigurdsson's goal made it a Merry Christmas at the Liberty. Sigurdsson's early free-kick settled a hard-fought game in which Swansea had chances to extend their lead - but also needed Lukasz Fabianski and Co to be at their best to keep out battling Villa.

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  16. Heskey: I can still hack itRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    EMILE Heskey handed Wanderers fans a late Christmas present in a dream derby debut and then promised: "There's more where that came from!" The former England striker rolled back the years to equalise 14 minutes after his arrival as a half-time substitute against bitter rivals Blackburn Rovers. And Heskey then played a major part as Neil Lennon's resurgent side went on to win, courtesy of Darren Pratley's second goal in as many games.

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  17. Manchester United news and transfers: Red Devils set to win race for Stephan Lichtsteiner?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

    PLUS: Cristiano Ronaldo's agent claims the Portugal star will RETIRE at Real Madrid, and transfer target Enzo Perez says he would rather sign for Valencia And Jorge Mendes even went so far as to claim the Portugal star is the greatest footballer of all time, and that his club should retire the famous number 7 shirt, worn by Raul and Alfredo Di Stefano, as a mark of respect. "I got to know him when he was 15 years old, from then until now we've spoken together on most days.

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  18. Wearable Fitness Devices Track GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsFactor

    ... makes Moov a champ at accurately measuring how you really move in terms of speed, cadence and force across different sports and activities. Moov currently has two apps on the market, Moov Run & Walk, and Cardio Punch, a cardio boxing app. Apps for ...

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  19. Barcelona: Could It Be the Right Time to Consider Dropping Sergio Busquets?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BleacherReport

    B gain promotion to the third division, yet here he was on the biggest stage, and certainly not looking out of place. Indeed, so consistently good were his performances that by the end of the season, he would be anchoring the midfield in the Champions League final in Rome against Manchester United .

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  20. McIlroy embarrassed by 'Sweet Caroline'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Rediff.com

    Rory McIlroy, the World's No 1 golfer, experienced an awkward moment when he went to watch Ulster take on Connacht in a rugby match on Friday. The Ulster supporter was in the middle of a television interview with the BBC when the Neil Diamond song 'Sweet Caroline' was played over the public address system at halftime.

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