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Sport National Football League notebook: Teams question Rodgers' status with Packers
Author: 0 National Football League notebook: Teams question Rodgers' status with Packers

Bank Stadium on New Year's Eve and could then have a bye before hosting an NFC divisional playoff game. I wouldn't be shocked if the better team steamrolls, but I like the value of the Packers and the points. But believe it or not, the Rams still have a chance at earning a first-round bye, although they would need a lot of help from the Minnesota Vikings .

Sport India must reflect on series loss: Kohli
Author: 0 India must reflect on series loss: Kohli

South emerged victorious by 135 runs and took the series 2-0 with a Test to spare on the final day of second Test at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday. "I'm sitting here with a smile on my face because he's one less very competitive, extremely talented batsman we have to deal with". Many questions were raised over team selection when Rohit was picked over Rahane in the first Test and Ishant was brought back into the team in place of Bhuvneshwar.

Sport Australian Open: Sharapova to open play on scorching day
Author: 0 Australian Open: Sharapova to open play on scorching day

Djokovic looked far from his best in the 39-degree heat but was still too good for the enigmatic world No.39, maintaining his flawless record against Monfils with a 4-6 6-3 6-1 6-3 victory. "I love Australia. I love the summer-time". "I felt like I have got a lot of things out of the way physically and emotionally and mentally a year ago with - there was a lot of firsts again for me, playing the first tournament, first Grand Slam, and just different feelings and what it would be routinely", ...

Sport Ezekiel Elliott Cuts Off Interview After Questions About Cabo
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Cuts Off Interview After Questions About Cabo

Elliott is sure to have a little rust after a fairly significant layoff, but the Cowboys seem ready to make him the focal point of their offense right away again without a second thought. The Cowboys are just happy to have him back for the final two games. "He's moving around, he's been out at walk-throughs, he's engaged in what we're doing, so we're hopeful as the week goes on he's going to be able to move around well enough to play".

Sport CDC issues new warning about risky flu season
Author: 0 CDC issues new warning about risky flu season

However, DPHHS says the flu is now widespread across the state, with all but three counties reporting at least some cases through last week. The CDC doesn't know if this year could be one of the worst flu seasons the agency has seen. More information about flu protection can be found on the CDC website . Symptoms of the flu include fever or feeling feverish/chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose , muscle or body aches , headaches and fatigue.

Sport PSG highlights: Neymar scores four goals in an absolutely stunning performance
Author: 0 PSG highlights: Neymar scores four goals in an absolutely stunning performance

It took Angel Di Maria only four minutes to light the touchpaper on a totally one-sided match in the capital and with 15 minutes gone the Argentinian had doubled PSG's lead. Neymar struck a 31 minute hat-trick before the biggest talking point of the game arrived seven minutes from time . "However, you have to weigh up the pros and cons and put water in the wine, so when a player scores four goals and provides two more assists in a match".

Sport Daboll leaves Alabama to be new Payments OC
Author: 0 Daboll leaves Alabama to be new Payments OC

Buffalo Bills beat reporter Sal Capaccio mentioned Sean McDermott may have been interested in a coach with play-calling experience and that is exactly what Daboll will bring to the coaching staff. The idea is that Saban prefers to promote from within. Daboll has previous ties to McDermott, as he was a restricted-earnings coach at William & Mary when McDermott was a senior safety in 1997.

Sport Jaguars vs. Patriots Odds and Picks AFC Championship Betting Game
Author: 0 Jaguars vs. Patriots Odds and Picks AFC Championship Betting Game

I don't know why because we whooped them the first time", Ngakoue said. The Patriots are now dealing with a step up in competition by facing the Jaguars in the AFC Championship , according to the Providence Journal . They made it to the Super Bowl five of the previous six times they were the top seed in the AFC , winning three. If anyone can hold the MVP favorite below that number, it's Jacksonville , who led the National Football League in the regular season by limiting ...

Sport Warriors' Jordan Bell will have MRI on sprained left ankle
Author: 0 Warriors' Jordan Bell will have MRI on sprained left ankle

With Bell staying on the ground, both the Warriors' medical staff and Bell's teammates came to his help. After being attended to by team trainers, Bell would be taken off of the United Center court and to the locker room in a wheelchair. Should Bell have to miss an extended period of time, Looney and JaVale McGee are among the front court players who will have the opportunity to earn more playing time.

Sport Steelers' Munchak declines second interview with Cards
Author: 0 Steelers' Munchak declines second interview with Cards

Munchak, 57, has been the Steelers' offensive line coach since 2014. The Cardinals are seeking a replacement for Bruce Arians, who announced his retirement on January 1 after five seasons with the Cardinals. While Munchak has declined a second interview with the team, Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer has reported that "as of now", DeFilippo is set to have his second interview with the team next week.

Sport Leon Britton rules himself out of Swansea job
Author: 0 Leon Britton rules himself out of Swansea job

The Swans lost 3-1 to the resurgent Everton at the weekend, a club that were also in turmoil earlier in the season before they sacked Ronald Koeman and replaced him with Sam Allardyce. Britton was appointed Swansea assistant coach on 13 November, 2017 filling the role vacated by Claude Makelele who took over Belgian top-flight club K.A.S Eupen.

Sport Walcott leaves Arsenal to join Everton
Author: 0 Walcott leaves Arsenal to join Everton

The England worldwide spent 12 years with the Gunners and scored 108 goals in 397 appearances in all competitions. Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has completed his medical with Everton and agreed personal terms, Press Association Sport understands.

Sport Grateful Bengals fans donate to Blake Bortles Foundation
Author: 0 Grateful Bengals fans donate to Blake Bortles Foundation

Cincinnati Bengals fans really appreciated the Jacksonville Jaguars taking down the Pittsburgh Steelers , 45-42, in the divisional round of the National Football League playoffs. Bortles threw for 214 yards and had a touchdown in the Jaguars' playoff win over the Steelers . The Blake Bortles Foundation supports Jacksonville communities in need.

Author: 0 Brady, Belichick to Speak as Pats Gear Up for AFC Title Game

Many reports have stated Brady jammed his throwing hand at practice after a teammate, who'll likely be traded to the Browns, accidentally ran into him. They don't have a quarterback on their practice squad. Going with the chalk isn't always the most profitable way to beef up your bankroll but in this case, Brady is nearly a sure-fire bet to throw for the most yards.

Sport International Olympic Committee bans 11 Russian winter athletes for life for Sochi doping
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee bans 11 Russian winter athletes for life for Sochi doping

These cases are part of the investigation by the so-called Oswald Commission on doping cases in Sochi-2014, the International Olympic Committee said in a statement . Of the 43 Russians so far banished as a result of the Oswald probe, 22 have lodged appeals at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Investigators say the evidence indicates that Russian Federation was involved in an elaborate scheme to manipulate drug test samples and that the plot included senior government officials.

Sport Du Plessis ruled out of four-day Test, de Villiers to lead
Author: 0 Du Plessis ruled out of four-day Test, de Villiers to lead

However, shortly after bringing up his half-century, De Villiers was trudging back to the pavilion as he was caught and bowled by Mpofu for 53, which came off 65 balls and included five boundaries and a six. While it is now accepted wisdom that the pink ball swings more at twilight, it may move even more if the Test strip is anything like the one South Africa practiced on, on Friday evening.

Sport Summit to focus on North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Summit to focus on North Korea sanctions

It said the North also plans to send a 150-strong delegation to the Paralympics in March. Earlier in the day, Lee Myung-ho, who heads the Korea Paralympic Committee, and Lee Hee-beom, the chief organizer of the PyeongChang Winter Games, said they welcomed North Korea's Winter Paralympic participation south of the border and will give their best support should the communist nation indeed send a delegation .

Sport Ex-Celtic star Paul Lambert the surprise choice as next Stoke manager
Author: 0 Ex-Celtic star Paul Lambert the surprise choice as next Stoke manager

Jozef Venglos, Ron Atkinson, Brian Little, John Gregory, Graham Taylor, David O'Leary, Martin O'Neill, Gerard Houllier and Alex McLeish before Lambert had all found that their careers nose-dived after leaving the Villans. "They've got more than enough". "I've got to start quickly". His first match in charge will be at home to Huddersfield Town on Saturday. During his playing days, Lambert teamed with Scotland legend Jim Leighton at worldwide level and highly-rated Swedish stopper ...

Sport Boycott talk is wide of mark, says Novak Djokovic
Author: 0 Boycott talk is wide of mark, says Novak Djokovic

Sharapova, the 2008 Melbourne Park champion, now ranked 48, battled past Germany's Tatjana Maria 6-1, 6-4 and will next play either 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia or American Varvara Lepchenko. The actor signed off with his famous catchphrase from "Anchorman": "Stay classy", inserting Melbourne at the end instead of San Diego. The five-time major victor could next meet No.

Sport Vikings at Eagles NFC Championship Game preview: Three things to know
Author: 0 Vikings at Eagles NFC Championship Game preview: Three things to know

A line only shifts when oddsmakers deem too much of the money is being bet in favor of one team. He and the New England Patriots will be playing in their seventh straight AFC championship game this weekend. "I know this is what all you guys predicted back in the day, was a Foles versus Keenum NFC championship". With Bridgewater still not ready to return from his devestating knee injury , Minnesota needed a backup for Bradford and so Keenum signed on a one-year deal.

Sport Nirmala Sitharaman undertakes sortie in Su-30, scripts history
Author: 0 Nirmala Sitharaman undertakes sortie in Su-30, scripts history

The Su-30MKIs form the backbone of the Indian Air Force as 13 squadrons (over 270 planes) of the aircraft would be inducted in the force by the year 2020, replacing the outgoing MiG-21s and MiG 27s of the force. Prior to this, on November 25, 2009, as the supreme commander of the three armies, former President Pratibha Patil has flown to Sukhoi in Pune. George Fernandes was only other defence minister to fly in an IAF aircraft.

Sport Not in the right spirit - Windies captain rues obstruction appeal
Author: 0 Not in the right spirit - Windies captain rues obstruction appeal

Pillay then bent down and tossed the ball underarm to Stewart, only for the West Indian captain to appeal to the umpires. After collecting the ball, Stewart went straight to the leg-umpire and appealed for obstructing the field. South Africa eventually scored 282 runs for the dismissal of five wickets in their 50 overs and bowled the West Indies out for 206 in 45.3 overs in the second innings, giving them the win by 76 runs.

Sport Reports Claim Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov Set For April, Ali Abdelaziz Denies it
Author: 0 Reports Claim Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov Set For April, Ali Abdelaziz Denies it

That fight is gonna happen". "In any sport; be it the NBA, NFL, hocky or whatever, no one guy can hold the whole sport hostage". He also said he'd book a title bout between Ferguson and Nurmagomedov. UFC 223 takes place April 7 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., and the main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Sport Notre Dame dismisses four players
Author: 0 Notre Dame dismisses four players

Holmes and junior defensive tackle Brandon Tiassum were no longer with the team. Four Notre Dame players, including two who missed the Citrus Bowl after a shoplifting arrest, have been dismissed. He had Holmes had been arrested for shoplifting in December. With it came bad news for the Irish football team. McIntosh, a sophomore from Pompano Beach, Florida, had 368 rushing yards with five touchdowns in five games this past season.

Sport McKayla Maroney Won't Be Fined For Speaking About Alleged Sexual Abuse
Author: 0 McKayla Maroney Won't Be Fined For Speaking About Alleged Sexual Abuse

She said the abuse continued over five years and three continents. The Michigan Attorney General's Office, which prosecuted Nassar, said last week that it expects 101 women and girls to give victim-impact statements. Antolin was a member of the USA Gymnastics team in the late 1990s. "We shared sporting events, holidays, and many weekends in between". "I was told [by USA Gymnastics] to be quiet", Raisman told ESPN .

Sport Healthy Rory McIlroy hopeful increased preparation in 2018 will lead to wins
Author: 0 Healthy Rory McIlroy hopeful increased preparation in 2018 will lead to wins

He returned to golf in the matchplay format at the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia last week, having been sidelined by a rib injury at the end of last season. It would be great for my confidence going into Augusta", he said. More pertinently for someone who says it was "a relief" to be able to take three months away from the game, he seems to have the heart to rededicate himself to his golf career.

Author: 0 Sean Payton Mocked Vikings Fans SKOL Clap Just Before 'Minneapolis Miracle'

Brees isn't just a normal free agent either - the Saints have ZERO power to keep him on the roster, because Brees is no longer eligible for the franchise tag, thanks to Brees' latest contract prohibiting the Saints from utilizing the franchise tag on him, not that they could really use it anyway.

Sport Mkhitaryan's move to Arsenal 'a long way off'
Author: 0 Mkhitaryan's move to Arsenal 'a long way off'

And he has two and a half years left on his contract. United have offered the Chilean global higher wages but they have also offered Arsenal Mkhitaryan in exchange which seems to have swayed the deal in their favour. Reports from the weekend revealed that the Red Devils had successfully hijacked their noisy neighbours' pursuit of Alexis Sanchez, and had thereby become the frontrunners in the race for his signature.

Sport Will Ferrell hilariously interviews Roger Federer at 2018 Australian Open
Author: 0 Will Ferrell hilariously interviews Roger Federer at 2018 Australian Open

These two have played once, which was in the 2016 Halle Open, a match Federer won in straight sets. Novak Djokovic made a successful return to his favourite hunting ground sweeping past Donald Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. "Roger I know how much this crowd means to you, they're an fantastic crowd". Jim Courier post-match interviews are mostly fun . -Alexander "Sascha" Zverev's status as the most promising next-gen star and his world ranking of 4 are irrelevant to his pet.

Sport Rallying Tsonga outlasts Shapovalov in five-set epic
Author: 0 Rallying Tsonga outlasts Shapovalov in five-set epic

Vandeweghe was leading in her first set before a rain delay on Hisense Arena, and Timea Babos rallied to win 7-6 (4), 6-2. But serving at 5-3, Shapovalov landed only one first serve, and Tsonga pounced on Shapovalov's second offerings, breaking to 15.

Sport Arron Afflalo and Nemanja Bjelica fight, both get ejected
Author: 0 Arron Afflalo and Nemanja Bjelica fight, both get ejected

Orlando after getting into an altercation with Arron Afflalo . The NBA is investigating an incident between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers that took place outside the Clippers locker room on Monday night. Afflalo uncorked a haymaker toward Bjelica's head in seeming frustration. Bjelica proceeded to place Afflalo in a headlock before players and referees intervened to separate the two.

Sport Former England manager believes Conte should play Chelsea star right away
Author: 0 Former England manager believes Conte should play Chelsea star right away

Antonio Conte feels the fatigue from Chelsea's midweek Carabao Cup clash with Arsenal factored heavily into their 0-0 draw with Leicester. The billion pound development of Chelsea Football Club's new stadium moved a step closer on Monday night after the council sided with the club amid a row with neighbouring residents who complained the project would block their daylight.

Sport Trae Young finally looked human against Kansas State
Author: 0 Trae Young finally looked human against Kansas State

One size need not fit all when it comes to success in college basketball. Its first half field-goal percentage was just 40 percent, and they only shot 27.8 percent from behind the arc. That's the million-dollar question today. Kansas State's junior guard made up for it Tuesday night. It was another quality win for the Sooners, who are in the race for the conference title and a No.

Sport Manchester United vs Stoke City
Author: 0 Manchester United vs Stoke City

It was all United after the break and they could and should have had a lot more than Romelu Lukaku's effort to show for their dominance. MUTV's Paddy Crerand: "The two goals in the first half knocked the stuffing out of Stoke and, after that, it was one-way traffic in the second half.

Sport Nadal reaches third round in Melbourne
Author: 0 Nadal reaches third round in Melbourne

The Spanish top seed didn't appear to have any particular adverse reaction on his official return to tennis last time out in a straight set dismantling of Victor Estrella Burgos, but he - and his legs - are set to be tested a little further by today's opponent, Leonardo Mayer .

Sport AUSTRALIAN OPEN - Wozniacki back from the brink, Kostyuk makes history
Author: 0 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - Wozniacki back from the brink, Kostyuk makes history

I've been out here so many times and I knew how she would feel being out here against me and having the chance to win. "That was insane", said Wozniacki, who has reached two Grand Slam finals and was a semifinalist here in 2011. The 2008 finalist was nearly out of the tournament at 2-5 in the fifth set but claimed five straight games to gain some revenge after Shapovalov ousted Tsonga at the US Open.

Sport Facebook to launch home speaker 'Portal' to take on Amazon Echo Show
Author: 0 Facebook to launch home speaker 'Portal' to take on Amazon Echo Show

However, unlike them, the Echo family is not always getting up to no good, and probably does recycle correctly. Well, it's Amazon's latest smart speaker with a small 2.5in display on the front which, effectively, does everything the screen-friendly Echo Show does in a smaller, more spherical, package.

Sport Nadal ominous in Mayer win at Australian Open
Author: 0 Nadal ominous in Mayer win at Australian Open

Kostyuk, who had won just over 6,000 AUD heading into the year's first major, said she had some idea where her money would be spent. I'm trying not to take these things [to heart] because if I will, then it will affect me in the future I will hurt myself in the future.

Sport Shami takes three wickets as India fight back in S
Author: 0 Shami takes three wickets as India fight back in S

He played a careless stroke to gully off Lungi Ngidi . On the third day, Morne Morkel said it was "100%" like bowling in India . He pleaded guilty to the charge after the day's play and accepted the sanction. India's top-order failure, along with losing successive tosses, has hurt them big. "It's okay. We wanted to carry on, but we were doing as we were told to do".

Sport Chapel Hill remains Tar Heel hell for Clemson men's basketball
Author: 0 Chapel Hill remains Tar Heel hell for Clemson men's basketball

Combine that with Clemson's unbelievably hot streak to start the second half and it seemed like things were turning against North Carolina . Yet Clemson no longer has an annual opportunity to interrupt the streak. That includes North Carolina's nine-game winning streak in the series. Still, though, head coach Roy Williams sees plenty of room for this team to grow.

Sport Should Be Paul Pierce's Night
Author: 0 Should Be Paul Pierce's Night

He asked his old organization not to play the video during the Cavs' game in Boston Jan. 3 because he wasn't playing that night and he wanted his family to be there to see it. When my representatives reached out to these guys, they were all for it and they agreed on it. " Danny and I talked about it for 40 minutes ", Pierce told ESPN Tuesday .

Sport Eagles took a chance with Pederson and it paid off
Author: 0 Eagles took a chance with Pederson and it paid off

The Eagles are a team that has turned a blind eye to potentially derailing injuries to star players such as Hicks, Peters, Sproles and especially, Wentz. The Philadelphia Eagles ready themselves to face the statistically best defense in the National Football League this season. In 2013, Charles' first season in Pederson’s offense, the eight-year veteran set career highs in yards from scrimmage (1,980), total touchdowns (19), receptions (70) and receiving yards (693).

Sport Oops. Saints coach Sean Payton taunted Vikings fans before losing playoff game
Author: 0 Oops. Saints coach Sean Payton taunted Vikings fans before losing playoff game

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Payton flat-out refused to discuss whether he wants Brees back next year. Brees liked what he saw out of a young 2017 Saints team and what it could possibly do in the future. Whatever they do in 2018, $18 million will count against the cap in Brees' name. That's given Brees confidence that an extension is inevitable. "I'll say it to you, 'No.' We'll get to you when it's time, and I'm sure that we'll go through the process", Payton said.

Sport Basketball mourns for Celtics legend Jo Jo White
Author: 0 Basketball mourns for Celtics legend Jo Jo White

The team says it is "terribly saddened" by White's passing, calling him a "champion and a gentleman; supremely talented and brilliant on the court, and endlessly gracious off of it". He played basketball at the University of Kansas and represented the U.S. Men's Basketball team during the 1968 Summer Olympics. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family.

Sport Mike Leach releases statement on Tyler Hilinski's death
Author: 0 Mike Leach releases statement on Tyler Hilinski's death

The Cougars have released a statement on the quarterback's tragic death. . According to police, a rifle and suicide note was discovered next to Hilinski's body. Washington State coach Mike Leach shared a statement expressing his thoughts and prayers to Hilinski's family. Tyler's younger brother Ryan wrote a brief tweet on his brother's passing shortly before the press release was made public.

Sport Atlanta Falcons: 5 Offseason moves the team needs to make
Author: 0 Atlanta Falcons: 5 Offseason moves the team needs to make

Ricardo Allen forced Ajayi to fumble on the next play and Matt Ryan drove the Falcons 59 yards into field-goal range. The short drive started when the Falcons recovered a punt at the 18 yard line after it was touched by the Eagles. Defenses dominated the opening quarter of Saturday's game.The Falcons took advantage of a turnover to take an early 3-0 lead. The window for a championship run might be closing for the Falcons, at least with the current crew assembled around Matt Ryan .

Sport Re-seeding the Vikings and NFL playoffs
Author: 0 Re-seeding the Vikings and NFL playoffs

Jacksonville tackle Cam Robinson couldn t have been happier about his team s win over the Steelers . But this season, outside of New England, we've seen great defenses mixed with average-to-above average quarterback play guide teams to this week.

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