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France returns to F1 calendar in 2018

France returns to F1 calendar in 2018

He wrote: "Really super-happy for French fans, who will have their Grand Prix and can come to support us". France becomes the second European race to return in the past few years - following the re-establishment of the Austrian Grand Prix, which is now funded by Red Bull. Read More

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LSU to retain Ed Orgeron as coach

LSU to retain Ed Orgeron as coach

LSU has removed the interim tag from Ed Orgeron and named him its permanent head coach, the school announced Saturday. Multiple news outlets Saturday morning confirmed that LSU will promote Orgeron to a full-time role after he went 5-2 as longtime coach Les Miles' replacement. Read More

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Blue Jays sign utilityman Steve Pearce

Encarnacion is among the franchise greats - third in homers at 239, sixth in RBIs at 679, fifth in Baseball Reference offensive WAR at 27.1. The Jays are considered unlikely to re-sign Edwin Encarnacion or Jose Bautista after the signings of Pearce and Morales, though things could change. Read More

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Murray ready to throw everything he's got at Djokovic

Murray ready to throw everything he's got at Djokovic

Murray , who had spent almost four hours on court against Milos Raonic in Saturday's semi-final, extended his winning run to 24 matches as he earned a fifth straight title and a cheque for almost £2million. I'm exhausted. I've played so much tennis over the last few months. The last couple of matches have been pretty much flawless and now we're coming up to the last match of the year, the one everyone wanted. Read More

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Embattled Maxwell sets sights on Test spot

Embattled Maxwell sets sights on Test spot

Miller says the upcoming fixture is a chance for Canberra fans to make a statement to Cricket Australia after low crowd numbers at Bellerive Oval for the Hobart Test. Although the all-rounder has been fined for his words, Maxwell is very much in contention for selection for the opening match in the three-game Chappell-Hadlee Trophy ODI series, which is going to be played on Sunday at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Read More

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Verstappen: I would do the same as Lewis

Vettel, who is two years younger, already has 42. Rosberg showed impressive mental resilience to get the better of Hamilton over a topsy-turvy season, and the title victory was even sweeter considering that they have been competing against each other since their karting days as teens. Read More

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Beltran reaches deal with Astros, $16M for 1 year

Beltran reaches deal with Astros, $16M for 1 year

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent slugger Carlos Beltran and the Houston Astros have reached a one-year deal for $16 million. Beltran signed a $45 million, three-year contract before the 2014 season but played with an elbow bone spur during much of his first season in NY and got off to a slow start in 2015 following surgery. Read More

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Fans talk Iron Bowl before big game in Tuscaloosa

It's the first Iron Bowl for the Tide's seemingly unflappable freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts. Bama only gave up just 182 total yards and seven first downs, as opposed to the 501 yards and 26 first downs Bama put up. He has thrown for 2,454 yards and 21 touchdowns with nine interceptions and rushed for 840 yards and a team-high 12 touchdowns. The Crimson Tide will set their sights on their third straight SEC Championship on Saturday. Read More

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Cespedes, Mets agree to $110M, 4-year contract

Cespedes, Mets agree to $110M, 4-year contract

NY could need a new bat to anchor the team's lineup. Martinez is known to be available in trades this winter, as the Tigers look to shed payroll and get younger. While the Mets were generally considered the front runners to retain his services, no shortage of teams were interested. Cespedes had a strong desire to stay in NY, saying in October that he was interested in coming back. Read More

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Eric Thames joins Brewers, who cut Chris Carter

Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns and his staff are not averse to thinking out of the box during their ongoing rebuilding process. "It's fun to bring good players into the organization, regardless of whether it's mainstream or non-mainstream, domestic or global", Stearns said in introducing Thames to local media at Miller Park. Read More

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Hoosiers hand Tar Heels first loss

Hoosiers hand Tar Heels first loss

North Carolina (7-1) never led, nor was Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams' team able to make it a one-possession game late. While the Hoosiers average 88.6 points scored and have allowed 69.6 per game, the Tar Heels sport a 92.9-point average while allowing 65.6. Read More

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76ers-Kings game postponed due to wet court

76ers-Kings game postponed due to wet court

Tonight's game between the 76ers and the Sacramento Kings is now under delay and likely to be canceled due to condensation on the court. In the video below, you can see Pompey show the wet spots on the Wells Fargo Center court and how unsafe it would be for giant human beings to be running up and down this court. Read More

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Road to the Pac-12 Championship

Road to the Pac-12 Championship

Penn State and Wisconsin, both with two losses, will play for the Big 10 title Saturday. The Owls had gone to three consecutive bowl games prior to going 5-7 and 3-9 the past two seasons. In addition, it would seem that while the victor of the Big Ten will also add a quality win, it is not that much better to overcome the seemingly large gap between No. Read More

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Tiger and Jeter play golf, and only 1 of them is retired

Tiger and Jeter play golf, and only 1 of them is retired

Watson said other players are just happy that Woods is healthy and playing again, while cautioning it will take time for him to get his competitive footing back after nearly 16 months out of the fray. "It's been good to see the guys out here again". That followed a week as assistant captain at the Ryder Cup, and cramming in practice the week before with results that made him want to wait. Read More

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IN was looking into Kevin Wilson's treatment of players

The details around his dismissal are unclear at this time. Both the Star and ESPN have reported that Wilson's forthcoming termination is the result of off-the-field issues. He's 26-47 in six seasons, but the Hoosiers have improved pretty much every season. Diamont refuted the notion that his comments and the allegations against Wilson were linked. Read More

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