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Vikings' last-play 61-yard touchdown stuns Saints

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The final play of Sunday night's thrilling NFC divisional playoff game between the Saints and Vikings will forever be etched in Marcus Williams' memory, whether he likes it or not. The Saints rallied back after the Vikings commanded a 17-0 lead in the first half. You can watch the unbelievable play below. "We just wanted to play with that chip on our shoulder and do everything we can, because it's a do-or-die game, so we wanted to make sure we left it all out there for each other". Read More »

Blue Jays to extend protective netting for 2018 season

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The free-agent signing, first reported by Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic on Twitter, comes after trades for versatile infielders Yangervis Solarte and Aledmys Diaz. It puts another left-handed hitter into the mix for the Blue Jays, and further extends manager John Gibbons' ability to mix and match. All told, Granderson slashed a solid, albeit unspectacular.212/.323/.452 with 26 home runs in 2017 while seeing time in all three outfield positions. Read More »

National Football League surprises 99-year-old Vikings fan with Super Bowl tickets

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The team had given her two tickets to the playoff game against New Orleans to celebrate her upcoming 100th birthday in July. "You just had to bear it", she said reluctantly. And if the Vikings should defeat the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday , Wall will be in the stands for Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis , courtesy of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, WCCO reported. Read More »

Apple Watch was anxious about Vikings fans during comeback over Saints

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Louis/Los Angeles Rams twice) and that almost half of his career stats come from this season alone, despite being in the league since 2012 and starting 24 games prior to the 14 this season. "There's always good and always bad in some of the games". "Bonehead play", he said. "That's all I divulge [about how long I plan on playing]". All-pro cornerback Xavier Rhodes claims to have watched the play more than anyone. Read More »

India steamroll PNG by 10 wickets for second win

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India may be superior in all departments, but they are well aware of PNG's willingness to make the most of this appearance, and the Rahul Dravid-coached side would look to guard against complacency. Papua New Guinea have qualified for their eighth World Cup after remaining undefeated in the East Asia Pacific Qualifier in Samoa. Three of his five wickets were bowled, off deliveries that skidded. Read More »

United deal with Stoke at Old Trafford amid Sanchez talk

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In the second half we improved, we moved the ball quicker, we had faster transitions, we passed the ball and recovered the ball and we created them problems." STATE OF PLAY AFTER CITY'S DEFEAT AND UNITED'S WIN "I think the distance between first and second is still big, distance that normally, the leader controls". Read More »

Construction giant Carillion goes into administration

That way, it can spread its risk while also reaping the benefits that come from procuring a greater proportion of its work from a broad range of small companies. The British government provided financial support to Carillion to help win business in the Middle East, most recently in July, shortly before the company's first profit warning. Read More »

Manchester City suffers first season of the defeat

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In the 40th minute, City's midfielder Leroy Sane translated his team dominance and scored a attractive goal to level the score to 1-1. With an early move for Naby Keita not on the cards for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp is prepared to move for a Philippe Coutinho replacement should one become available . Read More »

Unseeded Maria Sharapova Returns to Australian Open as a Star

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She needed four break points in the ninth game to take a 5-4 lead, then held service in the next game after Friedsam had saved one match point. Though Sharapova versus Maria sounds as if it could be self-defeating (and led to some pointing and smiling at the scoreboard on Tuesday), it was actually a contrast in styles: Sharapova's flat strokes against Maria's slice; Sharapova's two-handed backhand against Maria's one-hander; Sharapova's offense and swing volleys against Maria's defense, ... Read More »

Djokovic leads push for new union in pay fight, say reports

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Former World No.1 and 12-time Grand Slam champion has stunned the tennis world, by demanding a rise in prize money or has threatened to start a breakaway players union if the does ATP do not heed his demands. According to the Daily Telegraph , he made the comparison that American basketball leagues pay out around 50 percent of their income, while Grand Slams only pay around seven percent. Read More »

Falcons' offense falters, costs them at Philadelphia

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The Falcons' 14 play, 74 yard drive that lasted 5:04 could've ended, and let's be honest here, should have ended with the Eagles down by two points with less than a minute left to play. Three plays later, Elliott smashed a 53-yard field goal - into the wind, no less - to cut Atlanta's lead to one at the break. Elliott missed the extra point, though, so it was only a three-point margin. Read More »

Kansas Jayhawks vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Live Stream

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Jevon Carter scored 28 points - 1 off his career high - for West Virginia (15-2, 4-1). The Red Raiders shot over 50 percent in the second half to lead them to the slight advantage, behind Keenan Evans' 20 points and Brandone Francis' 17 points off the bench. Read More »

Vikings, Jaguars Advance With Close Victories

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The Patriots will be playing in their 7th consecutive AFC Championship after defeating the Titans in the divisional round 35-14. Fournette rushed for 109 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the youngest player in the Super Bowl era to rush for at least 100 yards and three scores in a playoff game. Read More »

Bills fans react to Jaguars beating Steelers and advancing to face Patriots

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Many might look at the Jacksonville Jaguars as the last patsy between the New England Patriots and their third Super Bowl berth in four seasons. A man was arrested after he threatened to kill players and fans at Sunday's National Football League playoff game between the Steelers and Jaguars in Pittsburgh , San Antonio TV station KSAT reported. Read More »

Rejuvenated Konta off to fast start at Open

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British tennis star Johanna Konta has advanced to the second round of the Australian Open, breezing to a straight-sets win over Madison Brengle. I'm very happy I was able to stick to the style of play I wanted out there. JO KONTA put her blueberry mishap behind her to cruise into the second round. Konta broke the American again for 5-2, and held a set point in the next game, but Brengle stubbornly refused to go down without a fight, tracking down as many balls as she could, and forcing Konta ... Read More »

Martin O'Neill becomes latest manager to snub Stoke job

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The Citizens suffered their first defeat of the season in a 4-3 loss to Liverpool on Sunday, although United will need Pep Guardiola's men to drop considerably more points before they can dream of taking their place at the summit. Paul Lambert has been named the new Stoke City boss, the club has announced. He will miss Monday's match in Manchester. The 48-year-old, who previously managed Norwich City and Aston Villa in the Premier League, will take charge of the first team following ... Read More »

Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal forward left out of squad for Bournemouth

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Jose Mourinho says Manchester United is prepared to do business in the January transfer window should a "fantastic opportunity" arise as speculation intensifies that Alexis Sanchez is on his way to Old Trafford. There was no inkling whatsoever that Alexis Sanchez was going to end up at Manchester United. The game finished 0-0. "I would lie if I said it was a pure tactical decision". Read More »

Conte speaks on signing Leicester City's Jamie Vardy

Kante became the first player in Premier League history to win the title in consecutive years with two different clubs in 2016 after winning with Leicester and Chelsea . And sources close to the 48-year-old have confirmed that the national job is now the only one he would go back to in his home country. "But we haven't had great quality in our finishing". Read More »

Mkhitaryan left out by Manchester United amid Arsenal talk

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Earlier speaking to the BBC , the United manager said: "He is an Arsenal player, if he stays it's great for Arsenal , if he comes to us, great for us, if he goes to another club, great for them". Sanchez, 29, looks to have played his last game for Arsenal , with manager Arsene Wenger saying Sunday his move could be confirmed "in the next 48 hours" there is uncertainty as to his destination. Read More »

Mkhitaryan left out by Man U amid uncertainty over future

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The club have decided the cost of pursuing the 29-year-old would be prohibitively expensive. On Monday, the Manchester Evening News reported that City , long-term suitors of Sanchez, had made a decision to drop their interest in the Chilean after holding meetings with the club to discuss the financial aspects of the deal. Read More »

Novak Djokovic looks forward to try out new serves at Australian Open

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The Hopman Cup went very well. Women's top seed Simona Halep will look to break her Grand Slam duck when she takes on local teenage wildcard awardee Destanee Aiava. To round off a bad day for American tennis US Open champion Stephens was knocked out by world No. 34 Zhang Shuai of China. It left the women's draw more unpredicable than ever, which was good news for French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko, who saw off Francesca Schiavone 6-1, 6-4. Read More »

Rafael Nadal pleased with impressive start to Australian Open campaign

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After an exchange of service breaks in the second, Ostapenko got the decisive break in the ninth game, then served out the match after double-faulting on her first match point. A Raonic-Del Potro-Djokovic/Zverev-Nadal run might be even steeper than the one he overcame past year, but Federer too is even more in his zone than he was 12 months ago. Read More »

Transfers, Coutinho, Manchester City and Keita

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It is, he says, strictly business, and the responsibility of every Liverpool player to compensate for the second biggest transfer fee of all time. Jurgen Klopp is keen to bolster his options in midfield following Coutinho's departure and Riyad Mahrez, the Leicester City playmaker, has emerged as a top target. Read More »

N Korean orchestra to perform in South during Olympics amid easing tensions

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North Korea will send a high-level delegation comprising athletes, a cheering squad, an art troupe, a visitors' group, a taekwondo demonstration team and a press corps, . The move comes after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un extended a rare offer of rapprochement to Seoul in his New Year's speech following a series of nuclear and missile tests. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez 'half in, half out' of Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger

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Sanchez has always been touted for a move to Manchester City and a reunion with his former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola, but the Premier League leaders were unable to complete a deadline day switch in August. "It was hard for him because he was on standby a little bit". Mesut Ozil was also missing for the Gunners after being ruled out with a swollen knee but Jack Wilshere started despite having limped out of the midweek League Cup draw at Chelsea with an ankle injury. Read More »

North Korea Offers Talk on Art Troupe's Visit to Olympics

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The venue of talks was the Peace House in Panmunjom- a truce village on the shared border between the two Koreas. But the government must not forget that North Korea ridiculed President Moon Jae-in's New Year's address by calling it "sheer sophistry" even while first proposing the dispatch of its troupe to the Olympics . Read More »

Jason Cummings: Rangers sign Nottingham Forest forward on loan

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Cummings" form against the Glasgow giants once saw him proclaim that betting on him to find the net against Rangers was "like printing money'. The 23-year-old Scotland worldwide made the move south after scoring over 60 goals for Hibs , signing a three-year deal to work with then Forest boss Mark Warburton. Read More »

Jose Mourinho explains Henrikh Mkhitaryan omission from Man Utd squad

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Jose Mourinho has left Henrikh Mkhitaryan out of the Manchester United line-up for Monday's match against Stoke City amid links with a move to Arsenal . - Stoke have conceded more league goals than any other team in Europe's big five divisions this season (50). United goalkeeper David De Gea was needed to pull off good saves from Xherdan Shaqiri and Mame Biram Diouf, but it was comfortable for United on an evening of occasional hailstorms in northwest England. Read More »

Clemson's Christian Wilkins returning to school in 2018

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Wilkins would likely have been a lock as a first-rounder if he had opted to declare for the 2018 NFL Draft. Monday, the Tigers announced that Christian Wilkins will return for his senior season. Bryant, who won a national championship during the 2016-17 season along with teammate and fellow Central alum Adam Choice, will look to help the Tigers avenge a loss to Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Read More »

Seahawks expected to make Ken Norton Jr. defensive coordinator

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The 49ers issued the following statement via NBC Sports Bay Area : "Last week, Ken was presented with an opportunity to once again coordinate a defense". This will be his second stint as a defensive coordinator. Norton was introduced last week as the San Francisco 49ers linebackers coach and assistant head coach. Read More »

Korea slams South for praising USA role in inter-Korean talks

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North Korea said Monday it will send a 140-member orchestra to South Korea as part of its delegation to the Winter Olympics next month, amid tentative but progressing talks between the estranged countries. Its delegation also included Hyon Song-wol, the leader of the all-female Moranbong Band . The shape of a tiger, if lying on its side and looking north, is also said to represent the shape of the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Olympic champ Simone Biles says she was abused by doctor

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The Olympic medalist shared her statement on Twitter , saying that while it took her time, she is "not afraid to tell my story anymore". "I know this horrific experience does not define me, I am much more than this", said Biles, 20. "For too long I've asked myself, 'Was I too naive?" "It is impossibly hard to relive these experiences and it breaks my heart even more to think that as I work toward my dream of competing in Tokyo 2020 , I will have to continually return to the same training ... Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Sloane Stephens out in first round to Zhang Shuai

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World number 13 Stephens served for the match at 5-4 in the second set, before Zhang, 28, recovered to win the tie-break and also take the final set. Reporters and fans on Twitter were saying Vandeweghe said something along the lines of "f*** off you f***ing b***h", in relation to her opponent during one of the more fierce moments in the match. Read More »