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A senator by day in his native Philippines, Pacquiao and his eponymous MP Promotions signed a deal with PBC in hopes of landing a rematch against retired pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather . As long as I'm still here in boxing, it depends on him, if he comes out of his retirement. The long-rumored fight was made official on Monday at a kickoff press conference in NY by Showtime, which will broadcast the fight on pay-per-view from the MGM Grand Arena.
  • Jarryd Hayne: NRL player arrested over sexual assault allegations

    Jarryd Hayne: NRL player arrested over sexual assault allegations

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    Hayne handed himself in at Ryde Police station where he was placed under arrest before being questioned by detectives from the New South Wales Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad. Hayne is a massive star in Australia - and famously left the rugby world in 2015 for a brief stint with the San Francisco 49ers . The alleged sexual assault occurred on 30 September - this year's NRL grand final night - at a house in the NSW Hunter region.
  • We want to leave a mark in this country, says Rohit Sharma

    We want to leave a mark in this country, says Rohit Sharma

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    With David Warner and Steve Smith missing, and a lot of off-field chaos having an impact on the results on the field, there's perhaps a very good chance for India to pull off a ideal away series. "Of course, their bowling attack will challenge us whichever format we play", admitted Rohit. "We need a whole lot of guys to put their hands up at different occasions and take up the challenge".
  • Redskins QB Alex Smith done for season

    Redskins QB Alex Smith done for season

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    Barring the miracle of all miracles, Smith's season is over, and the Redskins will have no choice but to turn to Smith's backup, 32-year-old Colt McCoy - who hasn't thrown a pass in the National Football League since 2015. Smith was hurt in the third quarter of Washington's 23-21 loss to Houston. For the Redskins, the decision to bring in Sanchez likely has to do with the fact that multiple members of the coaching staff are already familiar with him.
  • Kemba Walker disappointed his 60-point game came in loss

    Kemba Walker disappointed his 60-point game came in loss

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    Per Elias Sports Bureau , the 28-year-old American guard became the first player in National Basketball Association history with 7 or less points in the match before a 60-point night! "I love the fact that my coaches and my teammates had confidence in me to iso [isolation] and make another basket", Butler said post-game.
  • Pakistan 37-0 after set 176 to win first Test

    Pakistan 37-0 after set 176 to win first Test

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    At stumps on day three, Pakistan was on 37 for 0 with Imam Ul Haq and Mohammad Hafeez at the crease on 25 and 8 runs respectively. However - as has been the case so often this test, just as New Zealand looked like they could establish a dominant position, Pakistan struck.
  • Joey Logano Wins First NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway

    Joey Logano Wins First NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway

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    Busch, Truex, Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick are the four championship contenders, and the top finisher among those four Sunday wins the title. Afterward, Logano was in tears in victory lane. Be sure to join us back here at FanSided.com on Sunday as we'll have full coverage of the Ford EcoBoost 400, including a preview, live race highlights, post-race analysis and much more as we close out the 2018 NASCAR season.
  • Glenn Maxwell Grabs a Stunner against South Africa at Gold Coast

    Glenn Maxwell Grabs a Stunner against South Africa at Gold Coast

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    South Africa beat Australia in the one-off T20 match at Metricon Stadium in Gold Coast on Saturday. "The T20 World Cup is in Australia and that's not too far away, so hopefully we'll be back for that and that will probably be my last global tour I would think", Cricket.com.au quoted Du Plessis, as saying.
  • Nigeria qualify for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

    Nigeria qualify for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

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    They will, however, be encouraged by the fact that they have not lost a game in this qualification process and are yet to concede a goal in the four matches played already. Prior to this, the visitors' captain, Ahmed Musa, had tested Khune with a snap volley, but Bafana heeded the warning nearly immediately with an attack of their own for South Africa's first real threat in the game.
  • Three things learned from Ireland v New Zealand

    Three things learned from Ireland v New Zealand

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    The win, Ireland's 17th in their last 18 tests, was also their first over the All Blacks at home and set expectations to feverish levels at an electric Aviva Stadium for a team that has never before gone beyond a World Cup quarter final. From left-to-right, Ireland reversed through Aki and Stockdale had open country ahead of him. "We got beaten in Wellington with 14 men, so I don't know if you can put that down to the defence, we drew in Auckland in the last one and again created ...
  • Sergio Ramos Isn't My Type of Player, Liverpool Star Insists

    Sergio Ramos Isn't My Type of Player, Liverpool Star Insists

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    Virgil Van Dijk has weighed in on Sergio Ramos amid a feud with Dejan Lovren which first started during last season's Champions League final. He is an excellent defender and has already won a lot'. "I do not know if it was on objective, but mentally something changed for Real Madrid when Salah was substituted", he continued. "Suddenly Marcelo, Benzema and Ronaldo all ganged up against our young right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold and left the whole right flank free", he added.
  • Healy concussed in Australia's heavy T20 World Cup defeat

    Healy concussed in Australia's heavy T20 World Cup defeat

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    She also became the second fastest India to compete 1000 runs in T20 internationals after Mithali Raj during her innings. Harmanpreet's deputy also echoed her skipper's sentiments that both bowling and fielding were top notch against the Aussies.
  • Browns considering Condoleezza Rice for head-coaching job

    Browns considering Condoleezza Rice for head-coaching job

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    Rice probably wouldn't be any worse than Hue Jackson . The Cleveland Browns have one of the top head coaching vacancies on the market but do not expect them to simply go by the book when it comes to their next hire. The league now has three women in assistant coaching positions, but none in key coordinator roles that would merit consideration as a head coach. Rice has been featured in a Browns jersey in National Football League ads, and there has been speculation that she even could ...
  • Teen driver 'fine' after sustaining spinal fracture in F3 crash

    Teen driver 'fine' after sustaining spinal fracture in F3 crash

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    Both drivers, two photographers and a marshal were taken to Conde S. Januário hospital with all reported to be conscious. Race organisers confirmed two photographers and a marshal were also in hospital. Sophia Floersch has tweeted to say that she is "fine" after a horrific crash at today's Macau Grand Prix. Ferrari junior driver Guan Yu Zhou explained to Australian outlet News.au how the incident unfolded.
  • Nolan Arenado finishes 3rd in National League MVP voting

    Nolan Arenado finishes 3rd in National League MVP voting

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    In his first season for Milwaukee, Yelich, 26, became the fourth player in Brewers history to win MVP honors. Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts and Brewers slugger Christian Yelich were named the AL and NL MVP Award winners, respectively, on Thursday.
  • ATP Cup: Team tournament confirmed for January 2020

    ATP Cup: Team tournament confirmed for January 2020

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    The event, which will bring together 24 countries divided into six groups of four, will be held in three Australian cities for 10 days and will grant up to 750 points in the ranking to the winners, in addition to 15 million dollars in prizes.
  • Celtics take 123-116 win over Raptors in overtime

    Celtics take 123-116 win over Raptors in overtime

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    On a near-nightly basis this season, Serge Ibaka has been one of the most impressive and consistent members of the Toronto Raptors on both ends of the floor. The Raptors made only 25 of their 94 attempts (26.6 percent) from distance in those three games and turned the ball over a total of 43 times (14.3 per game).