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Champions League LIVE: Superb Mbappe hat-trick as PSG stun Barcelona, Mane and Salah fire Liverpool to fine win over Leipzig

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest action from tonight’s Champions League games. You can take your pick of RB Leipzig vs Liverpool on talkSPORT and Barcelona vs PSG on talkSPORT 2 at 8pm this evening. Headlines RB Leipzig v Liverpool – Champions League last 16 first leg – LIVE on talkSPORT RB Leipzig: Gulacsi, Mukiele, […] talkSPORT
Myanmar coup: Police fire rubber bullets as protesters defy ban

Myanmar coup: Police fire rubber bullets as protesters defy ban

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ReutersPolice in Myanmar have fired rubber bullets during a demonstration in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, as thousands defied a ban on protests.Water cannons and tear gas have also been used against protesters demanding democracy be restored after a coup which removed the elected government.BBC Burmese has been told at least two protesters have been seriously injured.The fourth day of consecutive protests are under way, despite new restrictions being introduced on Monday.A ban on large public gatherings and night-time curfews have been instigated in some cities, with military leader Min Aung Hlaing warning that no-one is above the law.However, he did not issue a direct threat to protesters - although a broadcast on Burmese state TV following his speech said action "must be taken" against those...
Eagles fire Super Bowl-winning coach Doug Pederson

Eagles fire Super Bowl-winning coach Doug Pederson

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Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles on Monday fired Doug Pederson, just three seasons after he coached the team to a Super Bowl title. "Coach Pederson and I had the opportunity to sit down and discuss what that collective vision would look like moving forward," Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said in a statement released by the team. Advertisement "After taking some time to reflect on these conversations, I believe it is in both of our best interests to part ways." The Eagles posted a 4-11-1 record under Pederson in 2020 after they had a winning record and made the playoffs in each of their previous three seasons. Philadelphia lost seven of its final eight games this season to finish in last place in the NFC East. "It has been an absolute honor serving as head coach of the Philadelphia E...
Rey Mysterio’s eye pops out, Braun Strowman drowned, throwing men off a roof, Bray Wyatt set on fire and more of WWE’s craziest moments of 2020

Rey Mysterio’s eye pops out, Braun Strowman drowned, throwing men off a roof, Bray Wyatt set on fire and more of WWE’s craziest moments of 2020

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WWE is a weird and wonderful place at the best of times, but 2020 was a year that forced them to think outside the box even more so than usual. Below, talkSPORT looks at five of the craziest things WWE has put on TV this year. If you needed reminding that wrestling isn’t real, here you go! WWE Chairmasn Vince McMahon always has the final say in WWE Rey Mysterio’s eye popped out The legendary luchador was embroiled in a feud with Seth Rollins for the vast majority of the year and the crux of this rivalry saw Rollins, the Monday Night Messiah at that point, try and take Mysterio’s eye. This led to an ‘eye-for-an-eye’ match at Extreme Rules this year and when Rollins dug Mysterio’s eyes into the steel steps – at the climax of a fantastic wrestling match...
Carolina Panthers fire GM Marty Hurney amid 4-10 season

Carolina Panthers fire GM Marty Hurney amid 4-10 season

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Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The Carolina Panthers, with a 4-10 record, on Monday fired general manager Marty Hurney. "I notified Marty that we would not be extending his contract beyond the 2020 season," Panthers owner David Tepper said in a news release. Advertisement "This was a difficult decision. Marty has been a valuable member of our franchise and there is no way to convey my level of respect for him. We sincerely appreciate his hard work over 19 seasons and wish him well moving forward." The Panthers posted a 102-120 record in 14 seasons under Hurney. His contact was set to expire in June. Hurney served as the Panthers' general manager over two separate tenures. He first had the role from 2002 through 2012, and returned as general manager in 2017. The Panthers made the playoffs four times un...