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LAS VEGAS -- Former UFC champion Anderson Silva will return to the octagon Jan. 31 against Nick Diaz in Las Vegas. UFC President Dana White made the announcement Tuesday. Silva (33-6) hasnt fought since December, when the Brazilian star shattered his left shin in a bout with Chris Weidman. The 39-year-old Silva had won 16 straight fights and made 10 consecutive title defences before back-to-back losses to Weidman, who took the middleweight belt from Silva in July 2013. Silva refused to retire after his gruesome injury, instead working toward a comeback. The popular Diaz (26-9) is a former Strikeforce welterweight champion, but he has lost both of his UFC title shots. Diaz has fought just once since February 2012, losing a decision to former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre last year. Jeremy Roenick Jersey. Englands only win in the four most recent trips north had been tight, and Scotland was expected after losing 28-6 to Ireland six days ago to show some venom against its archrival. Jonathan Toews Jersey. THE THUNDER & PACERS BENCHES: In a nutshell, not impressive at all. Venus Williams advanced to the ASB Classic final in Auckland on a walkover when fellow American Jamie Hampton withdrew from their semifinal Friday with a right hip injury. Brent Seabrook Jersey. The Nuggets leading scorer, Lawson is characterized as day to day by the team. Hes averaging 17.9 points and 8.9 assists. Lawson suffered the injury late in Denvers win Sunday at Sacramento. Patrick Kane Jersey.Y. -- As if the worst start in franchise history isnt bad enough, Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black braced his teams win-starved fans for potentially more tough times.LONDON - Tottenham recovered after conceding twice in a chaotic start against Burnley to advance to the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-2 replay win on Wednesday.Paulinho, Etienne Capoue and Vlad Chiriches scored their first goals of the season before Danny Rose completed Tottenhams remarkable turnaround by the 52nd minute.The most important thing is how the team came back into the game and showed character to go to the next round, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said.It was a tighter game for surprise Premier League highflier Southampton, which edged past second-tier club Ipswich 1-0 through Shane Longs 19th-minute strike.Southampton, which is third in the league, will host Crystal Palace in the fourth round on Jan. 24, when Tottenham plays Leicester at White Hart Lane.Bradfords reward for routing 10-man Millwall 4-0 in another replay on Wednesday is a trip to Premier League leader Chelsea after the third-tier team progressed from the third round for the first time in 15 years.It was a frenzied opening 10 minutes at White Hart Lane where slack defending by Tottenhams much-changed team proved costly.Martin Sordell volleyed past backup goalkeeper Michel Vorm after connecting with a long ball inside three minutes. Ross Wallaces free kick then deflected off Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado, wrongfooting Voorm five minutes later, as Burnley raced into an unlikely 2-0 lead.ddddddddddddBut Tottenham responded quickly, with Andros Townsends cross headed on by Soldado for Paulinho to stab into the net in the 10th minute.There was a dreadful moment just before halftime for Soldado when the striker hit the crossbar after Townsend delivered the ball to his feet just five yards (meters) from goal.In football you dont need to apologize, because we are sorry for him because I think he deserved a goal, Pochettino said.But the hosts did go in at the break level after Capoue scored only his second Tottenham goal in his second season at the London club. Capoue drove the ball into the net from the edge of the penalty area from Ben Davies cutback.The start to the second half was as frenzied as the opening of the game, with Chiriches heading in Paulinhos corner at the far post after four minutes to put Tottenham in front.The turnaround was completed inside two minutes when Benjamin Stamboulis high crossfield pass reached Soldado, who sent it across the goal for Rose to net Tottenhams fourth.After six goals, the remainder of the game couldnt match up to the opening 52 minutes.When you are 2-0 up and you make the mistakes we made it is going to be very tough, Burnley manager Sean Dyche said. We made the errors. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '

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