London – Newcastle survived an FA Cup scare at Blackburn as they blew a two-goal lead before hitting back to win 4-2 after extra time in Tuesday’s third round replay. Rafael Benitez sent out an under-strength line-up featuring eight changes from Newcastle’s 2-1 defeat at Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday. The stand-ins made
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London – Fulham signed former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel from Besiktas on Tuesday as the Premier League strugglers bid to bolster their spluttering attack and avoid relegation. Netherlands international Babel has joined Claudio Ranieri’s side, who sit 19th and five points from safety, until the end of the season and could make his debut against
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IMAGE: India’s opening batsmen Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images Their understanding of each other’s game improving with every match, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has said that he and Rohit Sharma would look to not just emulate, but surpass the success of the legendary opening pair of Sachin Tendulkar-Sourav Ganguly. “Me and Rohit
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs received a reinforcement for their offensive line in time for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game by activating guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif from injured reserve. The Patriots-Chiefs and Rams-Saints matchups could be instant classics. Let’s run through eight notable reasons why. One thing the Chiefs could rely on from their
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For a lot of the years Mel Stottlemyre served as pitching coach of the New York Yankees, he made it easy for everybody to forget he was in treatment for a life-threatening illness. Because he never mentioned it, and if not for the changing texture of his hair, he never gave off any clues about
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