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Seahawks to play road game in London against Raiders

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The Raiders and Chargers are awaiting construction of new stadiums, and the Jaguars have a long-term agreement to play in London to combat low local revenues in Jacksonville. However, it should be noted why four of these teams are playing games on worldwide soil in 2018. The NFL and Spurs announced in 2015 that games would be held annually at the football club's new stadium, with rumours also of a London based franchise. Read More »

Yankees not out of the Gerrit Cole hunt yet

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The Yankees were also considered to be interested in Cole's services but contract talks with the Pirates fell off and never resumed. Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole delivers a pitch during the first inning against the St. He finished with a career-worst 4.26 ERA in 2017 and career-worst 1.44 WHIP in 2016. Cole does not become a free agent until 2019. The defending World Series champion Houston Astros have clearly stated this winter that they're looking for a front-line starting ... Read More »

Dustin Johnson Wins Tournament Of Champions In Hawaii By Eight Shots

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Obviously you have to get a nice bounce. "And I knew once it got on the green that it was going to be pretty good". Incredibly Johnson claims the swing was probably only 90percent - although he admitted it was "flush". "It's no easy task to catch DJ", said Rahm, who lost to Johnson in the final of Match Play a year ago. "If it's not meant to be, it's not meant to be, but it's definitely one of my goals". Read More »

Kawhi benched in Portland with partial shoulder tear

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Kawhi missed the first 27 games of the season recovering from a thigh injury that occurred in the offseason and has had minutes restrictions placed on him since coming back on top of missing another five games as the team has managed his return to full playing time. Read More »

National Football League to look into Panthers' handling of injury to Cam Newton

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Newton left for one play after Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata's chest struck Newton's head with about nine minutes left. Newton was clearly shaken up, and as he walked toward the Panthers' sideline, he fell to his knees. However, the question could become whether or not Newton should have been taken to the locker room for evaluations. Hurney said, "We did everything right", when asked about Newton's treatment. Read More »

Green Bay Packers promote Brian Gutekunst to general manager position

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The 44-year-old will take over the role from Ted Thompson , who will remain as senior advisor to football operations with the Packers. Gutekunst has been with the Packers almost 20 years, joining the franchise in late 1998. A promotion from within isn't surprising for Green Bay, but the team may have been interested in an outside hire before making the promotion. And perhaps that's all the Packers truly need. Read More »

Jags defeat Bills in defensive battle

Bortles' legs once again proved to be the difference in the second half, as the QB ran for 36 yards and capped off a 15-play 86-yard drive with a TD to tight end Ben Koyack to give the Jags a 10-3 lead. Without McCoy, the run-first Bills would be forced to turn to Mike Tolbert , shifting a ton of the pressure onto the arm (and legs) of quarterback Tyrod Taylor and creating a much more hard set of circumstances. Read More »

Start time, TV schedule and how to watch FA Cup online

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Meanwhile, Wenger has hinted he will ring the changes after a busy schedule over the Christmas and the New Year. Gary Brazil is in temporary charge at Forest following Mark Warburton's dismissalWhat time is kick-off? "So we have four days between Chelsea and Forest so that is [not] quite ideal and after it will be shorter between Sunday and Wednesday but after we have four days again so I can rotate in a little bit in a soft way". Read More »

Sean Payton Takes Out The Broom As Saints Celebrate Sweep vs. Panthers

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And that's due to their backfield. Newton passed for 3,302 yards and 22 TDs and also paced the Panthers with 754 rushing yards despite 59 fewer attempts than running back Jonathan Stewart (680 yards). Outside of going 0-2 SU and ATS against the Saints this season, the Panthers decimated the majority of their schedule going 11-3 SU and 9-4-1 ATS over their other 14 games. Read More »

NFL Playoffs: Atlanta Falcons at Los Angeles Rams

Despite all the punchlines, the Rams hardly have reason to hang their heads. Whereas I have been critical of a fairly laid back kind of attitude among players like running back Todd Gurley and quarterback Jared Jared Goff , it might begin with a more relaxed head coach like Sean McVay , who has trust and faith with who's in the building than those who watch from outside of it. Read More »

Jon Gruden still won't say he's the next Raiders head coach

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Gruden, 54, has expressed an interest in returning to the sidelines despite a great job on ESPN's Monday Night Football . Gruden will be announced this week as the next coach of the Oakland Raiders , and thus was working his last game for ESPN; McDonough made clear that Gruden was liked and respected not just by his broadcast partner, but by everyone involved with ESPN's National Football League production. Read More »

Jesse Lingard can't stop scoring wonderful goals for Manchester United

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Jesse Lingard could have opened the scoring as early as the second minute after being setup by Paul Pogba , but his shot could not find the target. Pogba then had a golden chance in the 77th minute after the ball fell for the Frenchman inside the Derby box, but he scuffed his effort wide, and it did appear that the tie was heading for a replay. Read More »

Barkley undergoes physical in Chelsea

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Chelsea are closing in on a £15million deal for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley and could confirm the move before the weekend, according to reports . The England global is believed to be in London to negotiate terms with the reigning Premier League champions, despite having turned them down last summer. Read More »

Is Coutinho to Barcelona good news for Juventus?

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Such an error was spotted and removed within minutes, although it only appears to have served to ramp up speculation that Coutinho will finally swap Merseyside for the sunnier climes of Catalonia after months of speculation and a summer saga which saw Liverpool reject three bids in excess of £100m despite receiving a transfer request. Read More »

Raiders looking to reunite with Jon Gruden

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If it appears to be a done deal, there's a chance that any potential minority candidates would decline to sit for the job. Their top target should they move on from head coach Jack Del Rio is none other than former Raiders coach Jon Gruden . Read More »

Texans GM Rick Smith takes leave of absence

However, McNair may feel inclined to choose between O'Brien and Smith if the team owner believes the longstanding issues between the two can not be resolved. They would like to have the position filled this week, according to persons familiar with the situation. "I don't have any comment on that", O'Brien said on Sunday. Read More »

Eagles stand behind Nick Foles after another lackluster game

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He was the first player to reach 100 against the Eagles since Washington's Matt Jones ran for 135 yards in Week 6 previous year. Brandon Graham has already been ruled out with an ankle injury, but should be fine in two weeks. Frankly, it's pretty remarkable that the Eagles played in one of the worst recent football games I can remember against Oakland, and then outdid themselves less than a week later. Read More »

Ghana president Akufo-Addo leads Weah congratulatory posts

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Pending declaration as President of Liberia where he will be sworn into office, the Professional football Association of Ghana have lauded the ex-AC Milan star. Weah adds that "we have a lot to do together to accelerate the building of tomorrow's Africa". Their Congress for Democratic Change party received 61.5 percent of the final tally, beating Boakai's Unity Party, which got 38.5 percent of the votes, National Election Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoya said. Read More »

Freshman QB Keytaon Thompson leads Mississippi State past Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl

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Jackson, the 2016 Heisman Trophy victor, had different emotions after probably ending his college career with a loss. Jackson, though, was undone by four interceptions, including three by safety Mark McLaurin - the game's MVP. Jackson made two ridiculous cut moves during a 13-yard run to pull Louisville into a 14-14 tie. Louisville answered with a nine-play, 51-yard touchdown drive, which was punctuated by a 5-yard touchdown pass from Jackson to Charles Standberry. Read More »

Dirk Koetter to return as Bucs coach in 2018

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Tampa is expected to fire Dirk Koetter next week and Gruden is their top candidate replace him. But the team has struggled with injuries, poor performance and close losses. "Everybody has their different characteristics, but at the end of the day we all love each other". Nothing to play for, no, the Bucs refuse to look at it that way. Read More »

[Teams] Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups From Selhurst Park

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Crystal Palace had been undefeated in its last eight games and, though it next hosts Manchester City , it again demonstrated it can survive by often resisting Arsenal and going level with Andros Townsend's goal. But as full-time drew nearer, Palace perked up and Arsenal sat deeper, so it was not entirely surprising that James Tomkins nodded in a livener with four minutes of injury-time still to play. Read More »

Tokyo flight turns back after passenger 'boards with wrong ticket'

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All Nippon Airways issued a statement to CBS News earlier saying Flight 175 left LAX at 11:36 a.m. and returned to LAX at 7:33 p.m. The passenger reportedly had a boarding pass for a United flight, not an ANA flight, which makes this entire mix-up even more confounding, given the number times are an airline passenger's boarding pass and identification are scanned and scrutinized from the time they arrive at an airport to the time they're allowed on a plane. Read More »

James Harrison Signs With The New England Patriots

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He posted a photo of himself with 40-year-old quarterback Tom Brady from the Patriots locker room on his Instagram account, joking that he finally has a teammate that is older than him. Harrison would get a chance to play against his former team if both teams advance to the AFC Championship Game for a second straight season. Harrison's playing time dipped significantly this season. Read More »

Three takeaways from Steelers' win over Texans

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Hilton and Heyward combined for five sacks of Houston quarterbacks T.J. Yates and Taylor Heinicke as the Steelers (12-3) limited the Texans (4-11) to 51 net passing yards. Houston squandered back-to-back plays from inside the Steelers 1-yard line, forcing the ball into Yates' hands instead of a more conservative handoff call. Read More »

UCLA QB Josh Rosen Will Not Play in Cactus Bowl

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Don't expect any of the same drama from the 2015 Alamo Bowl, however, when the Bruins and Wildcats take the field at Chase Field in Phoenix for the Cactus Bowl on Tuesday. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen is reportedly wary of winding up with the Cleveland Browns and could opt not to declare for the 2018 National Football League draft if they wind up with the top choice. Read More »

Harry Kane hopes to beat Alan Shearer goals record

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It was also the England international's seventh treble of the year, and took his tally to 53 goals in all competitions, as Spurs ran out 3-0 winners at Turf Moor. There was a controversial moment in the fourth minute when Dele Alli was booked for a rash challenge on Burnley's Charlie Taylor, which might have resulted in a red card. Read More »

Jamie Carragher: Arsenal And Liverpool 'Will Always Fall Short' Of Winning Trophies

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Liverpool scored the first two goals before three goals in five minutes from Arsenal, only for the Reds to equalize in a fantastic 3-3 draw between two of the best clubs in the English Premier League . But a lot of Liverpool fans were not happy with one player's performance in the game on Friday. "Firstly they made a really good transfer in getting Mohamed Salah ", he said. Read More »

Seven deadly stats of Rohit Sharma's record T20I ton against Sri Lanka

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Among the batsmen who have hit the most number of sixes in T20I innings for India , Sharma tops the list with 10 maximums. Preview: A dominant Indian team is expected to maintain its stranglehold on a miserable Sri Lanka and wrap up the three-match series when the two mismatched teams face off in the second Twenty20 global on Friday. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp praises Liverpool's defensive improvement

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JURGEN KLOPP has slated Arsene Wenger for not getting the best out of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. "He had to adapt". But I don't know exactly in which way. Liverpool are fourth in the league with 34 points, a point and a place above Arsenal. At Arsenal, Oxlade-Chamberlain regularly struggled with fitness issues, and with Klopp claiming the Reds were "lucky" this hadn't been a problem so far, there are still reservations. Read More »

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers reacts to humiliating Hearts defeat

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David Milinkovic took advantage of some awful Celtic defending to make it 3-0 early in the second half, before wrapping things up from the penalty spot. The former Liverpool boss told Sky Sports 2: "Credit to Hearts, they were the better team, they were physically better than us in the first half and thoroughly deserved it. Read More »

LaLiga: Simeone gives condition for Griezmann's exit from Atletico Madrid

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That meant he didn't come to Old Trafford, but that could well be a possibility soon, with Simeone admitting Griezmann will be allowed to leave the La Liga side. "If that's what the newspaper says, it may be that way, although I do not know". Man United are certainly interested, but there have been strong reports that Barcelona will bid if a move is possible. Read More »

Steelers' Antonio Brown Leaves Game With Leg Injury

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After an initial examination, Brown was taken to the locker room. Starting at their own 23-yard line with just over two minutes left, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski carried the team down the field and Dion Lewis capped it off with an eight-yard touchdown run. Read More »

Five Observations From Ravens' Win Vs. Browns

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This was one of the best performances for Joe Flacco . Falling behind by seven, even though there was an entire half to play, gave Jackson the excuse he need to abandon the run, and the Browns first three drives of the second half consisted of seven plays (five of them called pass plays) that netted two yards of offense and a Baltimore touchdown on the Kizer fumble. Read More »