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Mohamed Diame scores in Newcastle United's draw with Crystal Palace

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The Eagles face fresh injury concerns after Martin Kelly (hamstring) and Julian Speroni (knee) will both have scans on their respective injuries on Monday. Hodgson added: "We're a bit frustrated with the result". "We then changed everything because obviously they had more confidence and they were pushing, we knew that they have very good players up front. Read More »

Man City held at Burnley after late Gudmundsson equalizer

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Heading into their match at Turf Moor on Saturday, the Citizens had yet to drop a Premier League point after scoring first. Among all the pre-match hype over Guardiola's call for more protection for his players, it was claret and blue shirts littering the pitch in the opening minutes as Ashley Barnes, Sam Vokes and Phil Bardsley all required treatment. Read More »

Redskins could franchise tag Kirk Cousins to trade him

If Washington chose to pull the franchise tag to get Cousins' contract off its salary cap, it would lose the right to recoup a 2019 compensatory draft pick that it would get if Cousins were able to leave right away as a free agent. If he wants to, Cousins can balk at signing off on the franchise tag designation. But, it's also a decision that has a expiration date on it, since teams can start designating franchise players on February 20. Read More »

Ozil signs new contract with Arsenal until 2021

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Arsenal lost 3-1 at Swansea on Tuesday despite leading 1-0, with midfielder Granit Xhaka accused of switching off defensively on the equaliser and goalkeeper Petr Cech then gifting Swansea their second goal with a missed clearance. Newcastle, just a point above the bottom three, sealed a season-long loan move for Islam Slimani, the Leicester striker. And, with Sanchez having a similar attitude and determination, that was why the Red Devils shelved plans to sign Ozil to land the Chile ... Read More »

West Brom have 12 big games to rescue season, says Brunt

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Southampton fans saw their side win for the first time in 13 Premier League matches on Saturday, and they were quick to rave about the performance of one of their midfielders after the game. "The 20 minutes before half-time knocked us". "Of course, when you don't have good results everybody comes under criticism, and that's normal - it's part of our life". Read More »

No Mahrez once more as Leicester held by Swansea in EPL

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Swansea are a different animal under new boss Carlos Carvalhal , as they came into the game against Leicester looking to make it seven games unbeaten. Come the end of the season, Leicester's hand may also finally be forced by the fact Mahrez will have two years left on his contract, the point at which many clubs choose to cash in before the value of their prized assets might depreciate. Read More »

Max Holloway suffers injury, UFC 222 featherweight title bout in jeopardy

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As far as what the new main event will be, nothing has been set in stone, but UFC is exploring options to salvage the main event. This is a huge blow to the UFC 222 card, which is seriously lacking in star power. "They told me at the end of the day it is what it is". While Edgar is clearly disappointed that his second consecutive signed title fight with Holloway is no longer happening, "The Answer" is not going to be waiting around for the champion. Read More »

Wenger has again failed to tackle Arsenal's big issue

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hopes Aubameyang's arrival will off-set the loss of Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United and the Gabon global is determined to make a good first impression on the Premier League . Aubameyang departed Dortmund with hurt feelings all around following his suspension by the club for a match against Wolfsburg after missing a team meeting. Read More »

Pollard fluffs his lines as Strikers sneak win

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Weatherald was ably supported by captain Travis Head with an unbeaten 44 off 29 balls, but rather than focus on his performance the Australia worldwide hailed the Strikers' unity as they claimed the title in their first final. I don't know what the answer is. Hopefully I can go back and play as a batter as well as bowling. Hurricanes captain George Bailey, who will welcome Short back to the top of the order but is yet to decide whether he will be accompanied by Tim Paine or Matthew Wade, ... Read More »

Terrell Owens elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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The three years that Owens spent in Dallas was one of the best stretches of his career as he and a young Tony Romo made for an incredible combination . "But as far as brining up all these other narratives as for why I'm not in the ( Hall of Fame ) as far as character issues.it doesn't add up". Urlacher and Lewis, the two best linebackers of their era and Owens and Moss, the two best receivers cap off years of comparisons and debate with simultaneous Hall of Fame induction. Read More »

I Like The Way Arsenal Play- Henrikh Mkhitaryan

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And the playmaker finished the game with three assists on his first home appearance since arriving from Manchester United and replacing Alexis Sanchez . Sixth-placed Arsenal is now within three points of Tottenham Hotspur in fifth, while Everton's 10th place, 14 points behind the Gunners , seems an inadequate demonstration of the gulf between the sides. Read More »

SMU's Bryson DeChambeau one off the lead entering final round in Phoenix

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So I got to get better at making a few putts. Fowler has had a lot of success at TPC Scottsdale without winning. The final round shapes as being an enthralling one after Rahm fired a 6-under 65 to move into a tie for second. Remarkably, Mickelson's round was bogey-free, aided by four up-and-down par saves on the front nine. Fowler was even for the round through 12 holes, but he birdied 13 and his final three. Read More »

Bears Great Brian Urlacher Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

Prior to the formal announcement of Robert Brazile being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Brazile patiently awaited word from the Hall's president, David Baker. Doom". Urlacher arrived in the National Football League four seasons after Lewis, and the two dominated the middle linebacker position for the next decade-plus, with Urlacher also winning a Defensive Player of the Year award, Defensive Rookie Of The Year award, five All-Pro and eight Pro Bowl selections. Read More »

Urlacher Named to Corridor of Fame

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Urlacher will officially be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on August 4 as a part of The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls. Faneca played 10 seasons for the Steelers from 1998 to 2007 and he won one Super Bowl with the team during that span. Faneca signed with the New York Jets in 2008 and played two seasons for them before ending his long National Football League career by playing one year with the Arizona Cardinals ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho warns Manchester United midfielder: "Sign the contract and shut up"

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says Marouane Fellaini will likely be ruled out "for weeks" with the knee injury the midfielder suffered during Wednesday's defeat to Tottenham Hotspur. I don't have news because I don't want to give news based on an initial approach, but I don't think the news is very good. He even suggested Fellaini sign a new contract―he'll be a free agent this summer―before the club learned the extent of his injury, per Sky Sports . Read More »

Former Pitt star Donald named NFL Defensive Player of the Year

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Tom Brady earned 40 votes in balloting by a national media panel of judges, comfortably winning over the Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley who got 8 votes and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz with 2 votes. McVay, who turned 32 on January 24, ran away with the voting with 35 votes to 11 for Minnesota's Mike Zimmer. The Rams went 11-5 this year, and a good chunk of that was due to Gurley's play. Read More »

Burnley 1 Manchester City 1

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a Johann Berg Gudmundsson's 82nd minute equaliser ensured that the hosts earned a share of the spoil at Turf Moor. City's dominance continued, but they were almost stunned in the 31st minute, when a lapse in concentration at the back saw Ben Mee nip in behind the backline to meet Jack Cork's ball on the volley. Read More »

Nittany Lions Come Back to Edge Ohio State

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Scott fell to No. 5 Torpegaard 6-1, 6-3 to give Ohio State a 2-0 lead. Wisconsin, now 13-13-4, 7-9-3 in Big Ten, will play at MI again tonight. The regular-season conference title marks the sixth in the last eight years for Penn State. The 6-foot-7 junior out of Tennessee has averaged 14.5 points and 5.2 rebounds on the season. The teams will conclude the weekend and season series Sunday at 3 p.m. Read More »

Germany 2, Australia 1 after doubles

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The former World No. 1 praised the polarising 22-year-old for his input in young gun Alex de Minaur's development as the 18-year-old star prepared for a national debut. Kyrgios won the Brisbane International to start the season but he said he would probably hand that back if it meant getting Australia through to the Davis Cup quarter-finals. Read More »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho happy with referees

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And that was the case for not one, not two but THREE Burnley players inside the first 15 minutes of their clash on Saturday. United were quick to respond and Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris had to be sharp to block a shot from Jesse Lingard, but the surge didn't last long and Tottenham's dominance turned into a second goal just short of the half-hour mark, when defender Phil Jones inadvertently diverted Kieran Trippier's cross into the visitors' net. Read More »

Tom Brady Wins 2017-18 NFL MVP Award: Latest Comments and Reaction

He is the first defensive tackle to win the award since Warren Sapp in 1999. He narrowly missed out on the rushing title after sitting out the Rams' meaningless Week 17 finale. Houston rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson, despite playing in only seven games before a season-ending knee injury, got the other vote. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz , who threw for 3,296 yards and 33 touchdowns to seven picks in just 13 games before tearing his ACL in a win over the Rams, also garnered MVP ... Read More »

CSU head basketball coach Larry Eustachy placed on leave

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CSU officials did not provide a time frame of how long the investigation will continue and did not provide an answer when asked whether the leave was paid and if Eustachy was allowed to contact his team. Eustachy has posted a 121-74 record in six seasons with the Rams and is 10-14 this season heading into Saturday's game against Nevada. "All Barnes does is echo every negative thing that comes out of Larry's mouth, man". Read More »

Mike Krzyzewski Rips 'Disgusting' Duke Effort After Loss To St. John's

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While Ponds said his team avoided the mental mistakes that plagued them in close games and Owens talked about the team never doubting itself, it was Mullin who summed it up best. Against the Red Storm the pair combined to shoot 6-for-20 with as many turnovers as assists (seven), the kind of production that often falls as short on a Saturday in February as it does in mid-March. Read More »

Tom Brady's Impressive Record Playing in Minnesota

If there was one obvious takeaway from the last two months of the National Football League season, it was the MVP award was going to be handed to either Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley or New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Read More »

Antonio Conte would be eager for Italy return - FIGC chief

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Conte did sign improved terms with the Stamford Bridge club last summer, but did not extend the length of his previous contract, which is set to expire in 2019 - a move that suggested all was not well between manager and club. "I want to see if there is one to tell the opposite (that he is not about to leave)". He was out for 50 days and played 15 minutes in the game against Swansea. Read More »

Paul Pogba dropped by Manchester United, Scott McTominay starts

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While Man City only need 14 more points from 13 games to become champions - again based on the same rate of points until April 7th. Just a week ago, Chelsea was also eliminated from the League Cup by in the semifinals and Conte's second season in charge is proving much tougher than his first. Read More »

Selfless Eagles having fun, ready for final big win

The other modern-era inductees for the Class of 2018 are linebacker Ray Lewis, wide receiver Randy Moss, wide receiver Terrell Owens and linebacker Brian Urlacher. Last year, the two built a roster that started the season by losing nine consecutive games. Easley and Dawkins give the Hall safeties in consecutive years for the first time since 1978-79, when Larry Wilson of the St. Read More »

Moura passes Tottenham Hotspur medical after failed La Liga move

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Maybe he needs to work alone a little bit to reach the team's level". But the Spurs manager replied: "I think the performance was fantastic and we played so well and the team deserves a lot of credit". We can talk and you can put like this or like that - this is positive, that is negative. "I think it is very helpful to have him. We don't have space for everyone", the Tottenham boss added. Read More »

NFL Honors: Saints RB Alvin Kamara named Offensive Rookie of the Year

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It was a strong year for rookie running backs as Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey and Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette were also finalists for Rookie of the Year. His 14 total touchdowns were the most among all National Football League rookies this past season as well. Kamara ended up being a major steal in the 2017 NFL Draft for the Saints, who selected him in the third round. Read More »

Terrell Owens voted into hall of fame; John Lynch doesn't make cut

At the end of the day, I know within that realm it's cool to be acknowledged as a first-ballot guy. After playing college football at UT-Chattanooga, the 49ers selected Owens in the 1996 NFL Draft. Basically, Gonzalez seems like an absolute lock for induction in 2019, so Chiefs fans might want to start making their Canton plans now. The Hall has generally been unkind to safeties and Broncos , and Lynch again faces competition from Dawkins, twice a finalist now. Read More »

Brady: 'Why does everyone want me to retire?'

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The fact that his mother was able to attend Super Bowl LI made the comeback victory over the Atlanta Falcons "even more of a special win" for Brady. "I was wondering if I could check my fantasy team". That was one of four scores in the first quarter against the Patriots in their seven trips with Belichick and Brady. Read More »

Spurs outclass United 2-0 at Wembley

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Watched by the Premier League's biggest crowd in history, Tottenham scored one of the competition's fastest goals. Pogba , who appeared to have a touchline spat in the defeat to Tottenham before being substituted , eventually replaced Jesse Lingard in the 65th minute and Mourinho was pleased with his impact. Read More »

Di Biagio in line to become interim Italy coach

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Conte , who guided Chelsea to the league title in his first season, has struggled to extract the same level of ruthlessness from the London club in his second campaign in charge. "I still believe I have two or three years of playing football at a very good level". "But I'm not interested in this". "I trust in my work". We played together with the national team in the World Cup in 1994. Read More »