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Leicester City 2-0 Watford: Claude Puel pleased with ‘fantastic reward’ for Foxes

Leicester City manager Claude Puel describes his side’s 2-0 win over Watford as a “fantastic reward” against opposition that were “tougher than Chelsea”. MATCH REPORT: Leicester 2-0 Watford Watch all the highlights from Saturday’s fixtures on Match of the Day, Saturday 20 January at 22:30 GMT on BBC One and the BBC Sport website & app. Source link

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All Rugby 

European Challenge Cup: Lyon 18-21 Cardiff Blues

Dillon Lewis has won two caps for Wales European Challenge Cup Lyon (12) 18 Tries: Cretin, Barassi Cons: Beauxis Pens: Beauxis 2 Cardiff Blues (7) 21 Tries: L Williams, Pen Try, T Williams Cons: Evans 2 Challenge Cup Pool winners Cardiff Blues rounded off their group matches with a tense 21-18 win at Lyon. Jarrod Evans set up and converted tries by scrum-halves Lloyd and Tomos Williams, while they were also awarded a penalty try. They held out at a last-minute scrum-five to earn the points. Connacht’s earlier win over…

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Revival of Doug Marrone of Jacksonville Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In a break from the grind of the playoffs last week, Doug Marrone took a seat in the stands to watch his son, Mack, play a high school basketball game. Because it’s Jacksonville, and because Marrone is fairly private, he can normally be low-key at these events. Not on this Friday night. The gym was awash in Jaguars gear, and the crowd spotted Marrone and cheered for him. Some even got out of their seats, walked up and shook his hand. It made him happy, albeit a…

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All Tennis 

Australian Open – Time to be concerned, very concerned, for Maria Sharapova

9:09 AM ET Jerry Bembry MELBOURNE, Australia — This was the match Maria Sharapova said she wanted — a quality opponent on a big stage to get a true gauge on exactly where her career stood since her return to competitive tennis eight months ago. In a third-round match against Angelique Kerber that was hyped as being worthy of a final, only one player competed at a championship level. Broken in the first game to start the match, Sharapova never got back on track as Kerber took just 64 minutes…

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LeBron James’ path to 30,000 career regular-season points

6.23.03 Drafted No. 1 overall by Cleveland Cavaliers 10.29.03 at Kings Baseline midrange jumper over Brad Miller for first NBA basket 8:57 left in first quarter Career point total: 2 Everything was ready. The players were on the court, the referees had the ball, and the fans were in their seats. But the start of James’ first game was halted because the earlier nationally televised game on ESPN had run long. In those moments of limbo, James sat on the scorer’s table and chewed his nails, every eye in Arco…

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Kelly Oubre Jr. leads Wizards to a road win against the Pistons

4:27 When Kelly Oubre Jr. isn’t on the basketball court, he quiets his mind by practicing different forms of art at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington D.C. while spreading the message of positivity to the younger community. DETROIT — Anthony Tolliver came running at him, trying to block Kelly Oubre Jr.’s 3-pointer late Friday night. He didn’t get there in time, colliding into Oubre instead. Tolliver turned around. Oubre went flying. The shot went in, plus the foul. When Oubre landed in front of the Detroit Pistons…

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Dominic Thiem advances to fourth round at Australian Open

Fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem has advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open, beating Adrian Mannarino 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 at Margaret Court Arena. Thiem has now reached the round of 16 or better at each of his past five Grand Slam tournaments. He maintained his perfect record against Mannarino, beating the Frenchman for the seventh consecutive time. He will next play the winner of Friday’s later match American Tennys Sandgren, who defeated Maximilian Marterer of Germany, 5-7, 6-3, 7-5, 7-6 (5). Source link

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Ryo Ishikawa, Chapchai Nirat share lead at Singapore Open

SINGAPORE — Ryo Ishikawa moved into a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the Singapore Open on Saturday, raising hopes the former teen prodigy can finally win a tournament away from home. Ishikawa completed his weather-interrupted second round with a 5-under 66 to join Chapchai Nirat in a two-way tie for the lead at 7-under 135 at Sentosa Golf Club. Masters champion Sergio Garcia was in a five-man group, another stroke back at 6 under, but on a heavily congested leaderboard where the top 29 players were…

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All MMA 

Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje to headline UFC Fight Night on April 14, Dana White says

A lightweight matchup between contenders Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier has been targeted to headline a UFC Fight Night on April 14, according to UFC president Dana White. White revealed the date to Fox Sports on Friday. MMAJunkie.com first reported the bout was in the works for the spring. The event does not yet have an official location. Gaethje (18-1) is coming off his first professional loss to Eddie Alvarez at UFC 218 last month. A former WSOF champion, Gaethje won his UFC debut in spectacular fashion against Michael Johnson…

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