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Mel Kiper Jr. has Bears taking Calvin Ridley at No. 8

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He also called the back effective in pass blocking and a versatile receiver. Kiper added that he expects the New York Giants at No. 2 and the Indianapolis Colts at No. A running back hasn't been selected No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft since former Nittany Lion Ki-Jana Carter was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in 1995. Read More »

How to Watch Lyon vs. PSG

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Unai Emery was already without Brazilian superstar Neymar, who missed the trip to Lyon as a result of a thigh injury. But PSG looked set to keep Lyon at bay only for substitute Depay to strike in the third minute of injury time with a remarkable 25-yard victor. Read More »

Southampton draw with Tottenham Hotspur, remain in bottom three

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Harry Kane scored for Tottenham while Tottenham's Davinson Sanchez scored an own goal, awarding a goal for Southampton . Eric Dier struck the outside of the woodwork as Spurs responded well, before Kane converted his 21st Premier League goal of the season to erase Southampton's short-lived lead. Read More »

Lakers fan hits halfcourt shot to win $100000

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were missing three injured starters and made two free throws all night. Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson , front, goes up for a basket past Indiana Pacers center Domantas Sabonis on Friday. In the win, the Knicks shot an efficient 49.4 percent from the floor and 55 percent behind the arc. Clarkson was the only player to score a free throw, landing two of his three. Read More »

Watford fires supervisor Marco Silva

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The 47-year-old Spaniard, who played for a number of La Liga clubs including Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal, has been a manager in Spain, Greece and Russian Federation. Marco Silva has been sacked by Watford after a "significant deterioration" in the wake of Everton's attempts to lure him away from the club in November. Read More »

Grigor Dimitrov did something classy for Nick Kyrgios after Australian Open match

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His next test is a clash against world number three Grigor Dimitrov today for a berth in the quarter-finals, which would match his best ever Grand Slam run. 1 Rafael Nadal . Italy's Andreas Seppi receives treatment from a trainer during his fourth round match against Britain's Kyle Edmund at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia Sunday, Jan. Read More »

England win 3rd ODI vs Australia to clinch series

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The result gives England its second one-day series win in Australia in 30 years after the pain of this summer's Ashes, and makes for the Aussies' worst start to an ODI summer since 2001-02 against New Zealand and South Africa. Buttler himself took 28 runs from the last 11 balls he faced. Australia's trio of Ashes quicks all went for runs in their first one-day game together since last June, with Starc (0-63) and Pat Cummins (1-67) going at more than six an over and Josh Hazlewood ... Read More »

Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will cost over £50m

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Olivier Giroud is set to move to Borussia Dortmund as part of the deal that takes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Arsenal , claims the Daily Mirror . His tempo was noticeably higher than it had been having been dropped by Stoeger for Friday's draw after the head coach thought the striker had been distracted in the final session before the Bundesliga match in Berlin . Read More »

Man Utd medical TODAY, Henrikh Mkhitaryan in London for Arsenal move

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Following Arsenal's win over Crystal Palace today, Arsene Wenger stressed the need for all parties to agree for any deal to take place. Wenger revealed Sanchez was absent from the Arsenal squad on Saturday as he headed to Manchester to seal a deal which has been in the making since United out-bid Manchester City for the former Barcelona star. Read More »

Alex Iwobi on target in Arsenal's demolition of Crystal Palace

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The result suggested that while Sanchez's world-class attacking talents will be missed, the likely conclusion of his move could let Arsenal prosper without the distraction of the most high-profile transfer saga of the January window. With that in mind, the Arsenal manager will be delighted his team were able to win in such convincing manner - and without Sanchez. "I didn't take him because there is this question of him moving to Manchester United , you can not drive up north and as well ... Read More »

Oklahoma State spoils Trae Young's career day by stealing an overtime victory

Three players are averaging at least 11.3 points per game for Oklahoma , they are Trae Young (29.5), Christian James (12.1) and Brady Manek (11.3). No. 21 Tennessee 70, SC 63: Lamonte Turner matched his career high with 25 points, and the Volunteers (13-5, 4-3 SEC) pounded the ball inside to get past the Gamecocks (12-7, 3-4). Read More »

Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors - 1/20/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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The rest of the Rockets followed suit, shooting a blistering 68.2 percent (15 of 22) in the first quarter to post a 40-point period on the Warriors' stout defense. "I really like this team, I really like their coach, they got a good home crowd". I feel like they have versatile defenders. Curry and his backcourt partner Klay Thompson combined to shoot 9 for 31 and totaled 27 points. Read More »

Minnesota Travel Agent Compares Eagles Fans To Gang Members

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By halftime, Minnesota had scored its only points of the game on field goals of 32 and 37 yards off the foot of Fred Cox. And these Eagles fans, who probably all aren't convicted felons, have a point. "We'll just go out and be ourselves". The same is true of the Vikings and their ability to get pressure on Nick Foles . The Vikings finished the 2017 season first in total defense . Read More »

Conte wants VAR to improve

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The second-half consisted of foul upon foul upon foul, with most going unpunished as the referee failed to effectively punish Norwich for their cynical play, although Pedro was correctly booked for diving. Referees get decisions right and get some wrong. He did add that Morata shouldn't have reacted to get his second yellow card for dissent. "I don't want an advantage", Conte said. Read More »

Arsenal v Crystal Palace: Story of the match

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The club-record signing was without a goal since the 3-1 defeat against Manchester United at the start of December. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger said that the Chile global could be involved if the deal had not been completed, but he was again omitted. Read More »

Australian Open: Sharapova out as 'almost dead' Halep survives

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The crowd sang "Happy Birthday" and gave three hoorays to celebrate Kerber's 30th birthday. I was trying from the first point to be aggressive, but also staying really focused on my game, playing every single point. "I did my job in two sets against someone that's been troubling in the past for me", Sharapova said. "I think there are a lot of things I need to get better at and to improve on", Sharapova said. Read More »

Lambert off to winning start as Stoke upend Huddersfield

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Player ratings - Who was Huddersfield's leading man in 2-0 defeat to Stoke? A record bet365 stadium crowd of 29,785 witnessed Stoke's first clean sheet in 14 league games. His pass into Shaqiri brought a delightful flicks that released Diouf and he did the rest with a fine finish past Lossl. "I have to accept where we are in the table", said Huddersfield boss David Wagner . Read More »

Roger Federer beats Richard Gasquet to reach Australian Open fourth round

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On a packed Saturday night schedule, the tournament will see the premier women's match between Angelique Kerber and Maria Sharapova . Defending champion Roger Federer moved smoothly into his majestic stride with a straight-sets win over Slovenian Aljaz Bedene in his opening match at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Read More »

Patriots' Tom Brady (hand) reportedly threw the ball 'incredibly well' on Friday

But there are good reasons why they may be privately looking over their shoulders at the Jaguars . In the column, Shaughnessy wrote that the Jags are next in line as hopeless opponents for the Patriots , that in January of 2018, it is the "tomato can express" for the Patriots to win the Super Bowl - and even changed his Twitter profile picture to be a tomato can. Read More »

Fernandinho joins Nicolas Otamendi in signing contract extension at Manchester City

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Manchester City are looking to bounce back from their first Premier League defeat of the season this weekend when they host Newcastle United at the Etihad. No player has really come out saying they hate their time at City. "All the things I have learned through those years I have tried to teach to others and help them to achieve another level, to make them better players, to help them to achieve their targets". Read More »

Redskins: 4 players to draft after the East-West Shrine Game

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He registered 51 tackles and 12 pass deflections this past season. Shimonek finished 12 of 18 for 105 yards and zero interceptions, while splitting snaps with Colorado State's Nick Stevens and Sam Houston State's Jeremiah Briscoe. Here are some observations from Saturday's game. All practices and the game will be televised on NFL Network. The fumble was set up by a Bilal Nichols sack that forced a J.T. Read More »

Highly-touted recruit Zion Williamson commits to Duke

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White ended his pitch by saying to Williamson: "You know we all gonna eat, we all gonna kill, but if you want to come be a victor, you know what it do - Come to UNC-Chapel Hill". Still, Williamson is widely considered a "one-and-done" player with the rare combination of size, explosiveness and ballhandling ability. The Spartanburg Day senior made one of the most highly anticipated announcements Saturday night live in front of a national audience. Read More »

Mourinho set to ink new deal

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Do you think Mourinho deserves a new contract already? Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has suggested that he has been left impressed by the recent performances of Luke Shaw . I think the decision - to be (made) at the end of the season and not last week - is a good decision for the team and a good decision for him to finish playing football and not injured or with some problem. Read More »

Manchester City v Newcastle United

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It is important not to lose again. A proven goal scorer is needed in the January transfer window, but with a change of ownership in progress there seems to be confusion about whether or not the club can purchase players, and, if so, how many. Read More »

Updates from Arsenal, Tottenham, West Ham, Newcastle and more

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So at first blush this looks like a potentially lovely GAZUMPING of the Gunners, but it might not be as #banteriffic as that. Arsenal are now set to focus their effects on completing deals for both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Read More »

Australian Open: Federer enters round 4 with win over Gasquet

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That was Djokovic's 12th set in a row against Ramos-Vinolas and it quickly became 13 as he broke in game three of the third set, the Serbian benefitting from his opponent's misplaced forehand that clipped the net and dropped wide. Gasquet had some misfortune with Hawkeye in the second set, having what looked like a decent challenge turned down because the system was not working before going down 2-0 when the rebooted technology showed he had gone long on set point. Read More »

Australian Open Day 6: Berdych upsets Del Potro after Zverev crashes out

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Djokovic will next face Hyeon Chung , who took out a Zverev for the second time this week. Angelique Kerber of Germany reacts during her match against Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation. The 2016 victor sped into a 4-1 first set lead with a display of effervescent hitting in their hotly-anticipated third-round encounter. The third set took 2 hours and 22 minutes and, after wasting three previous chances to serve out the match, Halep converted on her first match point when Davis hit ... Read More »

Arsenal 4 Crystal Palace 1: Early blitz means Sanchez is hardly missed

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has endured a torrid 2018 so far but he at last has something to smile about. Patrick Vieira was the first when he claimed a 90th-minute equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Derby at Highbury in December 1996. Alexandre Lacazette's strike was Arsenal's 500th goal in the Premier League scored by a Frenchman, excluding own goals. "We won't always come across an Arsenal in that scintillating 20-minute form", said Hodgson. Read More »