Tyronn Lue says that he plans on Isaiah Thomas to move to the Cleveland Cavaliers’ starting lineup in the next game he plays after tonight. With him already ruled out against Boston, that means his first start will likely be Saturday in Orlando against the Magic.
Scott Quigg is “close” to securing a chance to challenge WBO world featherweight champion Oscar Valdez, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Quigg, 29, held the WBA super-bantamweight world title before defeat to Carl Frampton in 2016 and then moved up to the 126lbs featherweight class.
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the busy festive schedule is asking too much of players in the Premier League after his side beat Watford 3-1 in their second fixture in two days.
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Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says they were “lucky” to be awarded an offside goal but deserved their 2-0 victory away at Swansea. Watch highlights on Match of the Day on Tuesday 2 January at 22:45 GMT on BBC One, the BBC Sport app and this website.
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Wolves defender Danny Batth is suspended after being sent off in Saturday’s 2-1 win at Bristol City. Ryan Bennett came off the bench to score the winning goal and is likely to play, while Ivan Cavaleiro may start after a lively cameo at Ashton Gate.
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Palmer, who spent the past five seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, said he “just know[s]” its time for him to hang the up.
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