• Yaya Toure on his quest for legendary status at Manchester City and more | Football News
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    Yaya Toure on his quest for legendary status at Manchester City and more | Football News

    Three Premier Leagues titles. Two La Ligas. The Champions League. The Africa Cup of Nations. Over 100 international caps. Four-time African Footballer of the Year. Yaya Toure boasts quite the footballing CV and yet this doesn’t even begin to do justice to a career which spanned 19 years, saw him play for seven clubs in seven countries, and culminated in helping spark a new Premier League dynasty into life in Manchester. Two years have passed since Toure brought his illustrious playing career to an end and still the scale of his achievements in the game, rising out of the Ivory Coast to international acclaim, remain difficult for him to comprehend.…

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  • Miami Heat Guard Kyle Lowry’s Status Remains Up In The Air
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    Miami Heat Guard Kyle Lowry’s Status Remains Up In The Air

    The Miami Heat often talk about having a “next man up” mentality.  They may have to utilize it in their Eastern Conference first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks. Guard Kyle Lowry sustained a hamstring injury in Friday’s Game 3 and is questionable for Game 4 Sunday in Atlanta.  “All I know right now is it’s a hamstring,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said after the Game 3 loss. “But I do not know the severity of it and we’ll find out more (Saturday).” Lowry watched from the bench as the Heat blew a fourth-quarter lead and lost on Trae Young’s floater with 4.4 seconds left. On the next possession, Jimmy Butler…

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  • Sixers’ Joel Embiid’s Status vs. Heat Up in the Air
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    Sixers’ Joel Embiid’s Status vs. Heat Up in the Air

    *Update: The Sixers have downgraded Joel Embiid’s playing status for Monday night’s game against the Miami Heat to out. Monday’s game marks the first time Embiid will miss a matchup since January 30.  The Philadelphia 76ers are set to play in back-to-back games for the second week in a row. Last Sunday, the Sixers wrapped up an overtime win on the road against the Orlando Magic before heading home and hosting the Denver Nuggets. Joel Embiid, who used to take off games in the past when it came to back-to-backs, made it clear that sitting out last Monday’s game wasn’t an option. Embiid played as expected, but the big man…

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