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Fernando Torres suffers 'traumatic brain injury' in match, taken to hospital

Fernando Torres suffers 'traumatic brain injury' in match, taken to hospital

The ex-Liverpool and Chelsea striker fell heavily after an 85th-minute aerial challenge by Alex Bergantinos. The injury came in the final minutes of the match as Torres went up for a header. The France ace's strike was overshadowed, however, when 65th-minute substitute Torres crashed to the turf five minutes from time. "I heard the blow on the bench, in the neck, we hope it is the best for Fernando", said the Atletico boss. Read More

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Warriors' Kevin Durant suffers hyperextended left knee, will undergo MRI

No Durant means more shots for two-time MVP Stephen Curry. During the first quarter of the Warriors' loss, Durant injured his knee after a contact with teammate Zaza Pachulia . Guard John Wall also shone, with 12 points, 19 assists and six rebounds. Wish I could bring you two with me! When news of the Warriors' plans to sign Barnes first surfaced late Tuesday night, he posted on Instagram that it was the "the happiest day of my life" after the birth of his children. Read More

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David Price undergoes MRI on elbow

David Price undergoes MRI on elbow

The surgeons are both now attending the annual National Football League combine in Indianapolis. It was just two innings and 22 pitches, but Eduardo Rodriguez's spring debut provided a glimmer of hope on an otherwise disconcerting day. "But still, we have to take every step along the way to get our arms around this in its entirety". Price, 31, will be starting his second season with Boston after signing a seven-year, $217 million contract during the 2015 offseason. Read More

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James Harrison signs two-year contract with Steelers

Now they're keeping their linebacker. This past 2016 season, Harrison broke the Steelers franchise record for most career sacks, and now owns 81.5 sacks to his name (79.5 in a Steelers uniform). The linebacker was especially impressive toward the end of the year and postseason, tallying 2.5 sacks in three playoff games. After reaching the AFC Championship Game this past season, the Steelers should enter next season as a top contender with Harrison looking for his third Super Bowl title. Read More

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Kirk Cousins, Redskins Agree to Exclusive Franchise Tag

The franchise tag will fetch him almost $24 million this year, and that figure would balloon to approximately $35 million if the Redskins apply for a third time next season. If everyone in the organization believed in Cousins as coach Jay Gruden does, this deal would be done. Cousins was born on August 19, 1988, and attended Holland Christian H.S.in Holland, Mich. Read More

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Twitter reacts to Antonio Brown's massive contract extension

Bell led the National Football League in touches per game (28) and yards from scrimmage per game (157), and we all saw how the Steelers offence looked when he left the AFC title game against New England with a groin injury. But some questions about his selfishness and also a Facebook Live video after the Steelers' playoff victory over the Kansas City Chiefs cast a little doubt about Brown's place with the team. Read More

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India destroyer O'Keefe hailed as 'superhero'

India destroyer O'Keefe hailed as 'superhero'

I knew Pune was more likely to produce turning wickets than some other decks in India, but I was still surprised they didn't try to prepare a flat deck. Both were dismissed LBW and opened the floodgates for the Aussies to cash in. When asked to assess the game, Virat Kohli, the Indian captain, was far more realistic. Read More

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New York Giants Expected To Place Franchise Tag On Jason Pierre-Paul

He had 16.5 sacks during that 2011 season to earn an All-Pro nod, and is a two-time Pro Bowl defensive end. He played this season on a one-year, prove-it deal worth just under $10 million in 2016. After a odd 2015 season that involved a fireworks accident, a mangled hand, and just one sack, Jason Pierre-Paul rebounded in 2016 by posting strong numbers on a playoff Giants team. Read More

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Villarreal vs Real Madrid

Villarreal vs Real Madrid

Real Madrid on Wednesday postponed Valencia lost the championship match on the road 1: 2, interrupting their unbeaten run at around 6 matches. "We know that they are very good opponents, defensively organised and who defend as a block". "That's normal, to play against Madrid is an extra motivation and we have to take that into account". The Yellow Submarine tore apart Atletico Madrid 3-0 at El Madrigal and they held Barcelona to a 1-1 draw in an entertaining match. Read More

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Messi scores 400th goal as Barca trump Atleti

Messi scores 400th goal as Barca trump Atleti

Los Blancos are still one point ahead of Barcelona at the top of La Liga table - and with one game in hand - but face another hard trip to Villarreal on Sunday. Lionel Messi earned his 400th win at Barcelona today. "First team player Jeremy Mathieu suffered sprained ankle ligaments in the win against Atletico ", the club stated after the game. Read More

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Red Bull launches new RB13 vehicle for 2017

After returning to winning ways in 2016, Red Bull heads into its first full season with the driving combination of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstapppen looking to take the fight to Mercedes. The Mercedes ran without a shark fin at its launch day at Silverstone last Thursday but is expected to feature one in pre-season testing, which starts on Monday. Read More

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NBA Trade Deadline: Grading the Raptors' acquisition of PJ Tucker from Suns

The Phoenix Suns today completed a deal with the Toronto Raptors to acquire center/forward Jared Sullinger, Toronto's second-round draft picks in 2017 and 2018, and cash considerations in exchange for forward P.J. The Raptors, who had been sliding back in the Eastern Conference standings, had a highly successful trade deadline. If Booker had been there, he would have known better about celebrating before the deadline. Read More

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