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Here are all the ways Bama-Clemson III will be different

Alabama as the team with something to prove? No more Deshaun Watson? And Jalen Hurts with another year of experience? While the third installment of this trilogy calls to mind the first two classics, it will actually be a lot different.
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Fan sues Saints over protests during anthem

A Saints season ticket holder has filed a lawsuit against the team, saying he never would have bought the tickets if he had known that players would "use Saints football games as a platform for protests."
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The cheat code that has made James Harden virtually unguardable

James Harden was already arguably the world's best one-on-one player. So what happens when the Beard unleashes the step-back 3 on helpless defenses? The game reaches another level for Houston's star.
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PDC World Championship: Phil Taylor's farewell & Michael van Gerwen on fatherhood - BBC Sport

New father Michael van Gerwen aims to defend his title as darts says goodbye to Phil Taylor at the 2018 PDC World Championship.
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LeBron praises Lonzo, sees first-year parallels

LeBron James says he sees parallels between his rookie experience and that of Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball.
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Al Jazira 1-2 Real Madrid - BBC Sport

Real Madrid will play Gremio in the Fifa Club World Cup Final after Gareth Bale's winner with his first touch against Al Jazira.
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Is time running out on OKC's Big Three experiment?

Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony have preached patience through the Thunder's tumultuous start. But as OKC's new stars prepare to face their old teams, a reunion tour has the feel of a season-defining road trip.
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Sources: Lakers asked LaVar to tone it down

LaVar Ball confirmed that he met with the Lakers' front office recently to discuss his criticisms of head coach Luke Walton, saying of the meeting, "It's about coming together and to get a solution to this problem."
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Sources: Angels add Kinsler in deal with Tigers

Ian Kinsler is headed to Los Angeles as the veteran second baseman has been dealt by the Tigers to the Angels, according to ESPN's Buster Olney and multiple reports.
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Katie Taylor beats Jessica McCaskill to defend WBA world lightweight title - BBC Sport

Ireland's Katie Taylor defends her WBA world lightweight title with a unanimous points victory over Jessica McCaskill.
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It's officially OK to feel good about Porzingis, Ntilikina and the Knicks' future

The Knicks needed help from across the roster to beat the Lakers, but two players they see as foundational pieces were exceptional in the overtime win.
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CFL commissioner had good talk with Manziel

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie said he had a good talk with Johnny Manziel, but he is waiting for the results of expert analysis to see if the quarterback should be allowed in the league.
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Russell Westbrook is laughing all the way

It's the most wonderful time of the year for new dad Russell Westbrook, so the Thunder star talks about his family traditions, golfing with dad, and what he's passing down to son Noah.
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Newcastle takeover: Mike Ashley close to agreeing £300m deal to sell club - BBC Sport

Newcastle's owner Mike Ashley is close to reaching a £300m deal with British businesswoman Amanda Staveley over the sale of the club.
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Reports: Marlins trade OF Ozuna to Cardinals

The Miami Marlins have continued their offseason purge, trading Marcell Ozuna, who is due to enter arbitration after a career-best season, to the Cardinals, according to reports.
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Chris Froome: UCI 'right' to ask questions over tests results - BBC Sport

Britain's Chris Froome says cycling's world governing body was "right" to ask for more details following test results at this year's Vuelta a Espana.
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Lowe: Grizzlies suddenly have no identity, and hard questions ahead

Zach Lowe talks to Marc Gasol and takes stock of a Memphis team with two aging stars and no clear path forward.
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Ultimate College Football Playoff preview

Four teams remain alive for the national championship. The semifinals feature four bluebloods, the Heisman Trophy winner, three elite defenses and one team going for back-to-back titles. Here's everything to know about these epic matchups.
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Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss sorry 'if we offended Man United' - BBC Sport

Pep Guardiola says he apologises if Man City's celebrations offended Man United as a whole, but not if only Jose Mourinho was upset.
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FAW chief Jonathan Ford faces probe over 'English' comment - BBC Sport

FAW chief executive Jonathan Ford is to face a disciplinary panel over stating the next Wales manager could be foreign "but definitely not English".
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The 20 best games of the 2017 college football season

Game-winning kicks, Hail Marys, streak-breaking scores, amazing comebacks and seven overtimes are all highlights of the year's best games.
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Ex-NFL player Larry Johnson says he has CTE

In an interview with the Washington Post, former NFL running back Larry Johnson talked of his violent tendencies, memory loss, anxiety and paranoia, saying those symptoms are consistent with former players who died from CTE.
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Jeff Horn: Ex-teacher defends WBO welterweight title against Britain's Gary Corcoran - BBC Sport

Former teacher Jeff Horn successfully defends his WBO welterweight title against Britain's Gary Corcoran.
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India cricketer Kohli weds actress Sharma

The Indian cricket captain and Bollywood actress marry in Italy after weeks of speculation.
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Rookie Smith-Schuster won't change after ban

Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster plans to keep "playing physical," even after the receiver was suspended for one game for his vicious block on Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict.
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Landon & Matt's NASCAR Christmas Presents: Kyle Busch & Joey Logano brawl in Las Vegas | FOX Sports

Landon Cassill and Matt Dibendetto are looking back at some of their favorite moments from the 2017 NASCAR season, for example when Kyle Busch punched Joey Logano in the face.
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Tyson Fury targets Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn in expletive rap - BBC Sport

Tyson Fury targets Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn in an expletive rap to Eminem's 'Without Me' on social media.
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Ashes: Joe Root urges England players to 'stand up' before third Test - BBC Sport

England captain Joe Root says it is time for his team to "stand up" in the crucial third Ashes Test in Perth.
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Failure to complete: Numbers behind the withdrawals on ATP Tour

Retiring mid-match or withdrawing from a tennis tournament is nothing new on the ATP Tour, but what do the numbers actually tell us?
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Vols lose QB recruit to NU, another backs out

Tennessee lost its two quarterback prospects for the Class of '18, with ESPN 300 QB Adrian Martinez switching to Nebraska and Florida native Michael Penix decommitting after getting an offer from Florida State.
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Healthy Rodgers says he's cleared to return

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers posted on Instagram that he's been medically cleared to return from injured reserve after being sidelined by a broken collarbone.
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Season status of Cardinal's Peterson is in doubt

A neck injury to Cardinals running back Adrian Peterson that he suffered in November has put his availability for the remainder of the season in doubt, according to Arizona head coach Bruce Arians.
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Burnley 1-0 Stoke City - BBC Sport

Burnley go fourth in the Premier League as Ashley Barnes' late winner gives them victory over determined Stoke at Turf Moor.
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Oscar Pistorius hurt in prison fight

The disgraced athlete, who was jailed after shooting dead his girlfriend, sustained minor injuries.
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Nick Wright: What LeBron James is doing this year would be like Tom Brady having a 55 touchdown season | FOX Sports

Nick Wright talks LeBron James after his huge statline against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.
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Tyson Fury: British boxing authority will review fighter's licence to box in January - BBC Sport

The British Boxing Board of Control will review Tyson Fury's boxing licence suspension in January.
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Matt Barnes retires, says he 'did it my way'

Matt Barnes, who had a wild ride through the NBA, announced his retirement from the game on Monday.
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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Liverpool's iconic stars get ready for award - BBC Sport

Liverpool's iconic stars get excited for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017, to be presented on Sunday 17 December at the city's Echo Arena.
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West Ham: Why has London Stadium move been so problematic? - BBC Sport

It was supposed to take them to the next level but West Ham have struggled since their London Stadium move. But why? Simon Stone investigates.
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REPORT: Angels trade for Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler | FOX Sports

Kinsler hit 22 homers and knocked in 52 RBI last season.
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Huddersfield Town 1-3 Chelsea - BBC Sport

Chelsea move level on points with second-placed Manchester United and send Huddersfield to a fifth defeat in six games.
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Ashes: ICC looks into claims Indian bookmakers are offering to fix third Test - BBC Sport

Claims that Indian bookmakers offered to fix the third Ashes Test are being investigated by the International Cricket Council.
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Is LeBron James breaking the aging curve?

Kevin Pelton shows how LeBron has appeared to defy the normal NBA aging process this season in his battle against Father Time.
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Behind LeBron & Kevin Durant, Colin explains why he would start his franchise with Kristaps Porzingis | FOX Sports

Behind LeBron James & Kevin Durant, Colin Cowherd explains why he would start his franchise with Kristaps Porzingis.
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Formula 1 drivers' union gets '100%' membership due to concerns over future - BBC Sport

Formula 1 drivers unanimously sign up to Grand Prix Drivers' Association because of concerns the sport is being diluted by politics and complex rules.
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Sources: Ball bros. in talks with Lithuanian club

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are in serious discussions to sign professional basketball deals with Lithuanian club Prienu Vytautas, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Jonathan Givony.
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Taekwondo: Jade Jones' ex-coach Paul Green & Gareth Brown join USA programme - BBC Sport

British coaches Paul Green and Gareth Brown are recruited by USA Taekwondo less than a month after resigning from the GB programme.
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Faulk among trio suspended by NFL Network

NFL Network analysts Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans and Ike Taylor have all been suspended by the network following allegations of sexual harassment and assault.
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All-time return TD leader Hester retiring

Devin Hester, the all-time leader in combined punt and kickoff returns for touchdown, is retiring from the NFL.
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Premier League: Man City's record-breaking run in numbers - BBC Sport

How the Premier League leaders are tearing towards new milestones as they forge ahead of their domestic rivals.
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