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Sport Falcons DB cleared from concussion protocol, to play Thursday vs. Saints
Author: 0 Falcons DB cleared from concussion protocol, to play Thursday vs. Saints

The Falcons are 7-5 and among the group of teams trying to hold on to a wild-card spot right next to the Seattle Seahawks, whom they beat in Week 11. -The absence of tight end Coby Fleener caused some personnel adjustments for the Saints , who use three tight ends with regularity. "We just have to get it fixed".

Sport Bookies convinced of Danny Rose Man United move & Spurs replacement
Author: 0 Bookies convinced of Danny Rose Man United move & Spurs replacement

As reported by the Independent, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is keen to use Luke Shaw in any deal that brings Tottenham Hotspur's Danny Rose to Old Trafford , but the claim that Spurs are not interested in that prospect is no surprise given his lack of game time this season.

Sport Mourinho not risking Zlatan ahead of City clash
Author: 0 Mourinho not risking Zlatan ahead of City clash

The veteran striker was omitted from Mourinho's squad for the win at Arsenal on Saturday and the manager has confirmed that Ibrahimovic will be missing again for the final match of United's Champions League Group A campaign. "The decision was to do that after Watford". "He's on that cycle of work now, divided between gym and pitch". He'll be back to normal after CSKA'.

Sport Mourinho: De Gea Is United's Third Best
Author: 0 Mourinho: De Gea Is United's Third Best

De Gea displayed nearly unfathomable reflexes, matchless athleticism and typically dependable distribution to make a case for being the world's greatest goalkeeper. "It was end to end, but for us to get those two early goals, I think, meant Arsenal had to come at us and that's what made it a very entertaining game".

Sport Arsenal vs Man United: Defeat will motivate us - Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal vs Man United: Defeat will motivate us - Wenger

We can not accept that. Fraser Forster and Virgil van Dijk might be the club's highest earners but they're still a long way off Walcott's current wages with Arsenal, and Southampton fans would not want to disrupt their club's fairly strict policy with someone earning 30% more than any other player.

Sport Liverpool Draw Everton In FA Cup Third Round
Author: 0 Liverpool Draw Everton In FA Cup Third Round

The Reds play a whopping eight games before that FA Cup fixture; including seven Premier League games. The hosts are surely going to field a strong line-up and as Mauricio Pellegrino's players are now lingering in the top-flight, the manager may take the risk of playing a weakened side in order for the Premier League to be the primary focus.

Sport JuJu Smith-Schuster Annihilated Vontaze Burfict On A Crackback Block
Author: 0 JuJu Smith-Schuster Annihilated Vontaze Burfict On A Crackback Block

On Monday, Smith-Schuster was the one in the wrong. It was a horrifying moment, yet after the game, Steelers star receiver Antonio Brown did not express remorse for Smith-Schuster's hit that injured Burfict. It's not personal between no one. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, "As JuJu Smith-Schuster talked about his block on Vontaze Burfict , Antonio Brown kept yelling "Karma" in Smith-Schuster's direction".

Sport X-rays Negative on Curry's Sprained Right Ankle; MRI to Come
Author: 0 X-rays Negative on Curry's Sprained Right Ankle; MRI to Come

The loss was New Orleans' third this season against the Warriors (19-6) and its 20th in the last 21 matchups between the two squads. Starting in Davis' place, forward Dante Cunningham tied his season high with 11 points in 32 minutes. On the play that led to those foul shots, DeMarcus Cousins and Kevin Durant were sent to the showers, both picking up their second technical foul of Monday's game.

Sport On the second try, the Silverdome's implosion is a success
Author: 0 On the second try, the Silverdome's implosion is a success

A second run at the implosion is in the works, according to WDIV. "Although we're waiting for a final assessment from the Adamo Group, we have been informed by them that eight shape charges didn't go off on the main columns", Mayor Deirdre Waterman said in a statement.

Sport Manchester United land former Paris Saint-Germain youngster
Author: 0 Manchester United land former Paris Saint-Germain youngster

Here's wishing Traore a bright future at Manchester United! Traore initially linked up with United in February, playing as a trialist in an Under-17 win over Burnley, and joined the side's Under-18s on a pre-season training camp in Austria in the summer.

Sport Antonio Brown active for Steelers vs Bengals with sore toe
Author: 0 Antonio Brown active for Steelers vs Bengals with sore toe

The Steelers enter the night on a six-game winning streak, sitting atop the AFC North with a 9-2 record. Better news for the Bengals playoff chances is that they had their first good rushing output of the season last week against the Browns , getting 114 yards from rookie Joe Mixon .

Sport Why FSU Football should hire Willie Taggart as next football coach
Author: 0 Why FSU Football should hire Willie Taggart as next football coach

Taggart, a Bradenton, Florida native, holds an overall head coaching record of 47-50. If Taggart is offered the Florida State job, he is expected to accept the position, with a formal announcement coming Tuesday. Former offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher was a head-coach-in-waiting and no search was required when he took over the program. Florida State had Odell Haggins lead the Seminoles as an interim coach for the regular season finale, a 42-10 win against Louisiana-Monroe that secured ...

Sport Kevin Durant Ejected in Warriors Win Over Magic
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Ejected in Warriors Win Over Magic

Stephen Curry Curry scored 16 of his 30 points in the first quarter and added another 10 in the third. DOMINANT STRETCH What was a close game suddenly turned into a one-sided laugher as the Warriors opened the third quarter on an 18-3 run.

Sport National Basketball Association suspends Shaun Livingston, disciplines referee Courtney Kirkland for on-court altercation
Author: 0 National Basketball Association suspends Shaun Livingston, disciplines referee Courtney Kirkland for on-court altercation

Livingston, 32, and Kirkland bumped heads after Livingston protested a non-call in the second quarter of the Warriors' 123-95 win over the Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. "It did look like from watching that Courtney stepped into his face and he tossed him out". The other came in Game 4 of the 2016 Western Conference semifinals in Portland.

Sport Antonio Conte Pleased With Cesc Fabregas' 'Commitment' To Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Pleased With Cesc Fabregas' 'Commitment' To Chelsea

He knows exactly what I can give to the team". The other is what I did, put your head down and be humble, show him that he's wrong, that he can trust you, that you can play in this time. When the moment comes to talk I'll be here, ready for it'. Antonio Conte will be desperate for Chelsea to top their Champions League group (Picture: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)What are the odds? "He is still young for sure", the Blues boss said.

Sport OU faces Georgia at the Rose Bowl in CFB Playoff
Author: 0 OU faces Georgia at the Rose Bowl in CFB Playoff

We are likely to see opinions favorable to both teams, given the fact that we are talking about the second and third best teams in the country, according to the CFP committee. Georgia hasn't won a national title since 1980. Unfortunately for the Sooners, they were the No. 4 seed in the 2016 College Playoff, which paired them with Clemson in Baker Mayfield's first season at Oklahoma.

Sport Lindelof reflects on start to life at Man Utd
Author: 0 Lindelof reflects on start to life at Man Utd

Jose Mourinho believes there is a direct correlation between Victor Lindelof's improvement and Manchester United's form in recent weeks. "He sometimes needs some very hard work on the muscular area which supports (the) knee which had problems.

Sport LaVar Ball pulls Lonzo Ball's brother LiAngelo Ball from UCLA
Author: 0 LaVar Ball pulls Lonzo Ball's brother LiAngelo Ball from UCLA

Reportedly, LaVar Ball has removed his shoplifting son from the team and school. If the reports are true, this will be the second time LaVar Ball pulled one of his sons out of school. The announcement comes just two months after Ball chose to pull his other son, LaMelo, out of Chino Hills High School. LaVar's people tell TMZ the famous dad thinks, "There's no need to break down a kid's spirit for making a mistake".

Sport Lakers To Enforce Media Policy Viewed as 'LaVar Ball Rule'
Author: 0 Lakers To Enforce Media Policy Viewed as 'LaVar Ball Rule'

Usually the family members and associates wait for the players behind the basket closest to the visitor's locker room after the games . "There has been more media presence in that area than before", a team spokesman told Haynes. The league rule is that an individual must be credentialed to enter onto the court, but LaVar hasn't done one of those since opening night. That's why I'm down here saying, 'Rebound, He's been away from me too long.

Sport Five Takes: How will Jimbo Fisher be remembered?
Author: 0 Five Takes: How will Jimbo Fisher be remembered?

I had no plans on leaving there, had no plans on ever leaving there. Woodward worked in LSU's athletic department while Fisher was the Tigers' offensive coordinator in the early 2000s. Fisher took over the FSU football program in 2010, following the retirement of coaching legend Bobby Bowden. Jimbo Fisher said he never meant to leave Florida State.

Sport Patriots at Bills: Highlights, score and recap
Author: 0 Patriots at Bills: Highlights, score and recap

I'm not in the business of that", Gronkowski told reporters after the game " It was a lot of frustration. Gronkowski disccused the play after the game on Sunday. Late in the first quarter after the Patriots finished a 14-play drive that ended with a 50-yard field goal by Gostkowski, CBS cameras caught Brady and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels in a heated discussion on the sideline.

Sport Arizona State Hires Ex-Jets Head Coach Herman Edwards
Author: 0 Arizona State Hires Ex-Jets Head Coach Herman Edwards

Edwards previously coached in the National Football League with the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs before serving as an analyst at ESPN since 2009. He split time with the Atlanta Falcons and Los Angeles Rams in his final season. "Our goal for this football program is to reach unprecedented heights, and therefore we need to find a way to operate more innovatively and efficiently than we have in the past", ASU athletic director Anderson said in a statement.

Sport On-fire Hazard not at his peak yet - Conte
Author: 0 On-fire Hazard not at his peak yet - Conte

Both Hazard and Courtois have been linked with Real Madrid in recent years and the La Liga giants will be keeping a close eye on their performances in Russian Federation. "I don't think that Eden is at the peak of his career", he said. "I think he has a lot of improvement (to make)", Conte told British media. "He was quite good in my time and he's even better now", Benitez said of Hazard.

Sport Ravens' corner back Jimmy Smith suspended four games for PED use
Author: 0 Ravens' corner back Jimmy Smith suspended four games for PED use

He had been battling an Achilles injury all season and it finally gave out on Sunday. He was in the midst of his best season as a pro. Smith will miss Sunday's key game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and their star wide out Antonio Brown , along with matchups against the Cleveland Browns , Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals .

Sport Derrick Rose ends his self-imposed Cavaliers exile
Author: 0 Derrick Rose ends his self-imposed Cavaliers exile

According to the report , Rose is expected to report to the team's training facility and speak with the Cavaliers front office staff. ESPN reported last month that Rose was exhausted of being injured and it was uncertain if Rose would return to the team or retire.

Sport Jamie Carragher names his man for next Manchester United captain
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher names his man for next Manchester United captain

Of the eight games Pogba has played for United this season, the Manchester side have won seven, scoring 24 times in the process while only scoring eleven times in seven games without the French star. "City bring their full-backs in narrow while two centre-backs push up the pitch, [so United could] just leave two strikers stretched wide and you play three central midfielders and five at the back, and say to City that's what we'll do, trust that the front two will get into those areas".

Sport Ashamed that Sri Lankan cricketers had to wear masks: Mamata
Author: 0 Ashamed that Sri Lankan cricketers had to wear masks: Mamata

The first-ever incident of this kind in the sport's 140-year-old history saw an worldwide team resort to anti-pollution masks while fielding and then refuse to continue, stopping play for 26 minutes over three interruptions. The interruptions forced Kohli to declare the innings early and invited the visitors to bat. Once an angry-looking Kohli signalled declaration, the Lankan players were booed by the crowd who chanted "losers losers", as the visitors retreated to the dressing room.

Sport Alex Hales: England batsman not charged by police and available for selection
Author: 0 Alex Hales: England batsman not charged by police and available for selection

Stokes remains in New Zealand as he continues his return to cricket with Canterbury, and could in theory apply for a No Objection Certificate to play in this season's Big Bash, which begins on 19 December. Hales had been present in Mbargo nightclub on the morning of September 25, in the aftermath of England's ODI victory over West Indies, when Stokes was arrested following an altercation in which he appeared to swing punches at two men.

Sport Conte asks England stars not to kick Hazard
Author: 0 Conte asks England stars not to kick Hazard

Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow admits to being "annoyed" by Eden Hazard's penalty in the Magpies' 3-1 loss to Chelsea but praises him for "a great penalty". "He is a young player and it's important for him to work, work, work in every training session to improve himself and then to have this kind of performance".

Sport Rob Gronkowski Takes Cheap Shot On Bills' Tre'Davious White
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski Takes Cheap Shot On Bills' Tre'Davious White

Perhaps worst of all was Gronkowski was only assessed an unnecessary roughness penalty. Yet, Gronkowski delivered a forearm shiver to White's head. Bill Belichick was not proud of Rob Gronkowski after the New England Patriots' win over the Buffalo Bills.

Sport Utah State to face New Mexico State in Arizona Bowl
Author: 0 Utah State to face New Mexico State in Arizona Bowl

Utah State is going back to a bowl game. Ironically, that was the last bowl game NMSU had appeared in prior to this season. This will be the USU Aggies' 12th bowl appearance in program history. That year, they went 11-0 and beat Utah State in the Sun Bowl. "Our staff has great respect for New Mexico State head coach Doug Martin and the entire team with the success they had this season", added Wells.

Sport Cordarrelle Patterson leads Raiders with 97 receiving yards in Week 13
Author: 0 Cordarrelle Patterson leads Raiders with 97 receiving yards in Week 13

Lynch gained a combined nine yards on his first two carries of the game, and then took a handoff 51 yards to put an exclamation point on the Raiders' opening drive. The Giants pulled even on Orleans Darkwa's 1-yard touchdown run with six seconds left in the first quarter, capping an 11-play, 74-yard drive. Geno Smith lost two fumbles before throwing a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to Evan Engram for the Giants (2-10) while Manning spent the day on the sideline watching.

Sport Inside the Game: Saints vs Panthers Series History
Author: 0 Inside the Game: Saints vs Panthers Series History

Kamara continued to re-write the record books as he scored a touchdown for the sixth consecutive game, the first Saint to do that in a single season since Pierre Thomas in 2008 (Jimmy Graham did it over two seasons). Carolina - and the circumstances of the game - were far from ideal. Three questions with Saints receiver Ted Ginn Jr . Both landed in the end zone Sunday but were held mostly under wraps otherwise.

Sport Cougs accept invitation to Holiday Bowl
Author: 0 Cougs accept invitation to Holiday Bowl

They sold out their initial allotment of 7,000 Holiday Bowl tickets within 48 hours of the bowl announcement last December, and the chance to pit two ranked teams against each other outweighed the potential con of inviting WSU to San Diego for the second-straight year.

Sport Michigan's Outback Bowl point spread will surprise you
Author: 0 Michigan's Outback Bowl point spread will surprise you

This will be Michigan's third-straight bowl game in Florida under coach Jim Harbaugh. The game will kickoff at noon ET on January 1 from Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Michigan-Michigan State night game on October 7 at Michigan Stadium also was on ABC and was the highest-rated college football game in week six across all networks.

Sport Manchester City 'to offer Raheem Sterling £300k a week'
Author: 0 Manchester City 'to offer Raheem Sterling £300k a week'

When quizzed whether he had advised his players to play down their social media activity, he smiled: "They are free to do what they want, but when they post something, then they might have comments, insulting them or whatever - but if they want do it, do it, no problem".

Sport Audi team vows to fight Hong Kong exclusion
Author: 0 Audi team vows to fight Hong Kong exclusion

Abt lost his and the works Audi team's first win in the electric single-seater series when a post-race inspection revealed the barcodes on the inverters and motors did not correspond with those declared on one of Abt's car's technical passport.

Sport San Francisco 49ers: Grades From the win against Chicago
Author: 0 San Francisco 49ers: Grades From the win against Chicago

Garoppolo finished the game 26-of-37 passing for 293 yards, no touchdowns and one interception. A few first downs allowed the 49ers to bleed the clock as Gould's kick sailed through with just 0:04 left in the game. Gould made field goals from 33 and 28 yards in the first half. Mitchell Trubisky has admittedly been inconsistent as a rookie, but he's throwing to a ridiculous ensemble of no-name receivers who struggle to separate and have no clear, dominant traits.

Sport Rob Gronkowski: Refs are calling 'craziest stuff' on me
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski: Refs are calling 'craziest stuff' on me

The Bills subsequently announced that White was being evaluated for a head injury and posted their reaction to the sequence with a single emoji on Twitter. "I don't really believe in types of shots like that". It just happened natuually through emotions and frustration. For the game, Gronkowski caught nine passes for 147 yards but felt he was consistently held and did not get the benefit of the doubt from the officials.

Sport Tyrod Taylor carted to locker room with knee injury
Author: 0 Tyrod Taylor carted to locker room with knee injury

Taylor stayed in the game, but wasn't really able to get anything going. Head coach Sean McDermott went back on his decision and re-named Taylor the starting quarterback for Week 11. Then in the third quarter it looked like he got rolled up on and messed up his knee pretty good. It is clear Buffalo is not built to advance in the playoffs even if they were to somehow slip into the field.

Sport Man City's late wins can be deflating to title rivals - Vincent Kompany
Author: 0 Man City's late wins can be deflating to title rivals - Vincent Kompany

I can not control myself. I said what I said and what Nathan said in his statement. "I did the same in Dortmund and had regret there after the game and the same now". "I played against millions in managers and the different ways they play", he said. "I've faced this kind of team a lot in my career and I have to think how to beat them".

Sport Chiefs' Marcus Peters tosses flag into stands in loss to Jets
Author: 0 Chiefs' Marcus Peters tosses flag into stands in loss to Jets

His performance this week definitely does much to quell the cries for rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes , however, Smith must continue to build off of his performance this week in order to regain faith from the Chiefs' entire offense. Despite trailing 14-0 early, the Jets clawed back thanks to a huge offensive day. . The Jets almost squandered it, but Austin Seferian-Jenkins was held in the end zone on third down, presenting another set of downs where they finally cashed in.

Sport Rickie Fowler conquers Bahamas to win Hero World Challenge
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler conquers Bahamas to win Hero World Challenge

American Jordan Spieth and England's Justin Rose were tied for second five shots back, Rose after a one-under 71 and Spieth with an even par 72. Fowler went into the final round seven strokes off the pace but stormed up the leaderboard with a front-nine 28, with three more birdies on the back nine closing a bogey-free 61 at the Albany.

Sport Washington Huskies to face Penn State Nittany Lions in Fiesta Bowl
Author: 0 Washington Huskies to face Penn State Nittany Lions in Fiesta Bowl

They earned the final New Years Six bowl bid by virtue of finishing No. 11 in the College Football Playoff rankings. Penn State and Washington will play in this years Fiesta Bowl . Penn State is a flawless 6-0 in the Fiesta Bowl. "Calls are coming in furiously", Fiesta Bowl executive director Mike Nealy said. Washington lost to Arizona State and Stanford during the regular season.

Sport Tom Brady Yells At Josh McDaniels On The Sideline
Author: 0 Tom Brady Yells At Josh McDaniels On The Sideline

Nate Solder allowed Brady's first sack and Joe Thuney was culpable for the next two. Brady is 40 and McDaniels is 41 and the superstar quarterback has a lot of influence over the offense, so in a lot of ways they're more like peers than your traditional player-coach relationship.

Sport Georgia ILB Natrez Patrick arrested for a misdemeanor
Author: 0 Georgia ILB Natrez Patrick arrested for a misdemeanor

Barrow County is adjacent to Clarke County, where the University of Georgia is located. This is Patrick's third arrest. According to a jail log, Patrick was booked at 1:30 a.m. Patrick made three tackles in Georgia's 28-7 win over Auburn. This would be a third violation of Georgia's drug policy, which subjects him to dismissal from the team.

Sport Georgia earns first College Football Playoff bid
Author: 0 Georgia earns first College Football Playoff bid

Alabama and Clemson have collided in each of the past two national title games, splitting those matchups, while Georgia and Oklahoma have never met. The Bulldogs are 12-1 this season and went 9-4 against the spread . And Alabama is on the playoffs as the No. 4 seed over Ohio State, so the SEC gets two teams in the playoffs.

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