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UFC girls’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes withdrew Saturday morning from her scheduled UFC 213 major-event title defense, claiming she was too sick while leaving high-rated opponent Valentina Shevchenko tremendously dismayed. PV Sindhu has acknowledged that she is worked up to be a part of the draw for the FIFA u-17 World Cup which might be held in Mumbai. BIG APPLE (AP) Chicago Cubs’ first World Sequence title since 1908 is runaway winner for high AP sports story of 2016. Up to now four weeks alone, five games had been decided by a spirited late-sport rally — or an epic choke job, whichever you like.\n\nThe notion commonly heard in basketball is a win is a win, whether it’s by 1 point or 30. In the Philippine Cup, not being conscious of the margin of victory — or defeat — can prove expensive. The agent of Ghana international Edwin Gyimah has once again moved to allay fears over the the defender’s involvement at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.\n\nPremier League champions Leicester City are reportedly close to completing the signing of Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi in the January transfer window. Southampton boss Claude Puel is adamant that Virgil van Dijk and Jose Fonte will remain at the Premier League club beyond the January transfer window.\n\nTiemoue Bakayoko says he won’t go away Monaco in the course of the January transfer window despite reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester United. SportsPulse: USA AT PRESENT Sports’ Sam Amick and AJ Neuharth-Keusch break down the drama between LeBron James and the New York Knicks.\n\nSportsPulse: USA AT PRESENT Sports’ Lindsay H. Jones breaks down the three matchups that every NFL fan should make certain to look at this weekend. SportsPulse: USA AT PRESENT Sports’ Paul Myerberg breaks down the Auburn Tigers’ and Miami Hurricanes’ massive wins and what it means going forward.