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Van Gaal: Van Persie set for long absence with ankle injury

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says Robin van Persie has a right ankle injury that will keep the striker out for a ''long time.'' Van Persie was hurt in United's 2-1 loss at Swansea last Saturday and left the Liberty Stadium on crutches, with a protective shoe on his foot. Van Gaal says Van Persie will miss Saturday's Premier League match against...
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Preview: Timberwolves at Bulls

Though naturally shaken by another injury to Derrick Rose, the rest of the Chicago Bulls can't allow the effects of his latest setback to linger. Coming off a lackluster performance without him, the Bulls look to bounce back at home Friday night against a Minnesota Timberwolves team that appears to be rejuvenated from the return of Kevin Garnett. Rose's teammates expressed shock...
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Preview: Bucks at Lakers

While their new point guard helped the Milwaukee Bucks avoid matching their worst skid of the season, the Los Angeles Lakers' emerging playmaker has them looking to equal their longest winning streak. Michael Carter-Williams tries to guide the Bucks to another win when they open a four-game western trip Friday night against Jordan Clarkson and the Lakers, who seek a third straight...
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Sevilla draws Villarreal in Europa League last 16

NYON, Switzerland (AP) Defending champion Sevilla will play Villarreal in an all-Spanish clash in the Europa League last 16, and Fiorentina plays Roma in an Italian derby. Wolfsburg was drawn at home first against Inter Milan, which is targeting the trophy to gain entry into next season's Champions League group stage - a new incentive for UEFA's second-tier competition. With UEFA...
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Women's World Cup super-G canceled in foggy Bansko

BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) The women's World Cup super-G has been canceled because of fog. Friday's decision was announced after the start time had been delayed several times. The race had been added to the schedule in Bulgaria because of bad weather last month in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria. Overall leader Tina Maze will be looking to put last week's disappointing performance behind...
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Falcao set to replace injured Van Persie in Man United's first team

Louis van Gaal says Radamel Falcao is likely to replace Robin van Persie in the Manchester United first team after the Dutchman suffered an ankle injury.  Van Gaal said: "He has an ankle problem. I don't think it's very heavy but it takes a long time. It's not one week or two weeks but we will have to see. "The possibility is high because when a striker is away, another has the...
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Arsenal midfielder Wilshere has procedure on troublesome ankle

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has had more surgery on his left ankle, delaying his comeback after three months out because of injury. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger says Wilshere underwent the operation that was planned for the end of the season because his ankle was causing him discomfort, adding it was a ''minor procedure.'' Wilshere had recently returned to the squad after ankle...
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British jockey suspended after positive test for cocaine

LONDON (AP) A British jockey has been suspended from riding after testing positive for cocaine. Danny Cook, a Cheltenham Festival-winning jockey on Great Endeavour in 2010, will not be able to compete until a disciplinary hearing scheduled for March 19. The British Horseracing Authority announced the suspension on Friday. The Professional Jockeys Association released a statement...
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De Villiers leads South Africa to big win over West Indies

If ever there was a case of World Cup one-upmanship, AB de Villiers' unbeaten 162 has to be in the running for top billing. The South Africa captain posted the fastest 150 runs in one-day international cricket with some brutal late hitting, setting his team on course for a record 257-run win over a West Indies lineup that entered Friday's Pool B match on a high after back-to-back...
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Costa will not alter aggressive style ahead of League Cup final

Chelsea striker Diego Costa insists he will not alter his combative style as he prepares for the Capital One Cup final against Tottenham. Costa returned to domestic action against Burnley last weekend after serving a three-match ban for stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can. The former Atletico Madrid frontman maintains the altercation with Can was an innocent mistake but his first season...
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Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by 3 after round 2

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) Stacy Lewis shot an unblemished round of 8-under-par 64 for a three-shot advantage over Amy Yang after the second round of the LPGA Thailand on Friday. Lewis, the world No. 3, enjoyed four straight birdies from hole Nos. 4-7, plus four more on the back nine, to produce a two-day total of 14-under 130. She also led at Siam Country Club at the halfway stage...
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Wilshere's comeback delayed by more surgery on ankle

LONDON (AP) Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has had more surgery on his left ankle, delaying his comeback after three months out because of injury. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Wilshere underwent the operation that was planned for the end of the season because his ankle was causing him discomfort, adding it was a ''minor procedure.'' Wilshere had recently returned to the...
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Force India finally rolls out new F1 car at 3rd test

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) Force India has finally rolled out its new car for the upcoming Formula One season with only two days remaining to get it up to speed. Driver Nico Hulkenberg took the new car, called the VJMO8, for its maiden lap on Friday during testing at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. Force India missed the first preseason test in Jerez and was forced to use last year's...
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Kasey Keller one of 13 on Hall of Fame ballot for first time

Goalkeeper Kasey Keller and forward Tiffeny Milbrett are among 13 players on the ballot for the first time for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. Goalkeepers Pat Onstad, Eddie Robinson and Zach Thornton; defenders Gregg Berhalter, Jimmy Conrad and Frankie Hejduk; and forwards Jovan Kirovski and Diego Serna are the other men on the ballot for the first time, the Hall said Thursday...
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Reichelt edges Jansrud in World Cup downhill training

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) Hannes Reichelt was quickest in the final training session Friday for a World Cup downhill on the demanding Kandahar slope. The Austrian clocked 1 minute, 59.64 seconds to edge both downhill leader Kjetil Jansrud of Norway and Andreas Sander of Germany by nine hundredths of a second. David Poisson of France was 0.28 seconds back in fourth, followed...
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Dutch police arrest 42 before and after Feyenoord v Roma game

Police in Rotterdam detained 42 suspects before and after the highly charged Europa League match between Feyenoord and AS Roma, and fans throwing objects onto the pitch forced a temporary halt to the second half. Police said in a statement early Friday they were ''satisfied with a busy day'' Thursday spent preventing fights between rival fans amid fears of revenge attacks by Roma...
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Cavs' Irving to have shoulder exam, doubtful for Friday

CLEVELAND (AP) Kyrie Irving will have an MRI on his left shoulder Friday and the Cleveland Cavaliers say the All-Star guard is doubtful for their game at Indiana. Irving did not travel with the Cavaliers to Indiana following their 110-99 victory over Golden State on Thursday. He scored 24 points, returning in the fourth quarter after getting hurt in the third. The Cavaliers say...
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Westbrook gets triple-double but Suns beat Thunder 117-113

PHOENIX (AP) Point guard matchups don't get much better than the one Thursday night in Phoenix. Russell Westbrook got the triple-double, Eric Bledsoe got the victory. Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career triple-double but missed what would have been the game-tying layup with 5.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Suns beat Oklahoma City 117-113 to snap the Thunder's seven...
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Richard Hamilton retires two years after his final season

Richard Hamilton has retired from basketball. The former UConn and Detroit Pistons guard announced his decision Thursday during an appearance on ESPN's ''His & Hers'' show. He hadn't played in the NBA since 2012-13, when he ended an injury-plagued, two-year stint with Chicago. He was a three-time All-Star and spent 14 years in the league, averaging 17.1 points, and helped the...
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Suns top Thunder in OT despite Russell Westbrook's triple-double

  Point guard matchups don't get much better than the one Thursday night in Phoenix. Russell Westbrook got the triple-double, Eric Bledsoe got the victory. Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career triple-double but missed what would have been the game-tying layup with 5.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Suns beat Oklahoma City 117-113 to snap the Thunder's seven-game winning...
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Manchester City to launch summer bid for Roma winger

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is set to be out for a month with the ankle injury he suffered during last Saturday's defeat at Swansea.  Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has been told by...
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UCI wants Astana team stripped of license for doping

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) The Astana team of Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali appears set to lose its license to compete this year, at the request of the UCI. An audit by the Institute of Sport Sciences at the University of Lausanne (ISSUL) into Astana's management of anti-doping measures found ''a big difference'' between what the team was doing and what it promised to do...
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No. 1 Kentucky meets No. 18 Arkansas in Lexington

A few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 18 Arkansas at No. 1 Kentucky: The top-ranked Wildcats (28-0, 15-0 SEC) continue to roll and now have their second-longest winning streak in school history. They haven't even been challenged over the past two weeks, winning their past four games by an average of more than 26 points. Arkansas...
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Syracuse-Duke rematch takes center stage in ACC

A look at things to watch this week in the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Syracuse at No. 4 Duke. It's always a big deal when the two winningest men's coaches in Division I history meet, even though the Orange will sit out this postseason under self-imposed sanctions. The Blue Devils (25-3, 12-3) bring an eight-game winning streak that's the longest active streak...
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South Beach Diet? Beasley eats lizards in China, gets NBA deal (VIDEO)

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