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National Football League source: Lions have picked next head coach

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It's interesting when you go through it. While Belichick largely avoiding commenting on the report, he offered a one-word response when asked if he planned to be back with the Patriots in 2018. "He has, we're told, a very good relationship with Lions G.M. Bob Quinn, who previously worked for the Patriots ". "That's kind of my main thing right now". Read More »

Sunderland confirm deal for highly-rated Chelsea defender

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The Black Cats are enduring a disastrous season and now sit rock bottom of the Championship . Furthermore, the Black Cats are also expected to make a loan approach for Liverpool's Ben Woodburn who has found his first-team opportunities hard to come by. Read More »

US President Donald Trump sings national anthem to mixed reception

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Ahead of Alabama's matchup against Georgia in the title game, running back Bo Scarbrough could be seen (and heard) yelling "F- Trump" while the Tide walked off the field after pregame warmups. Trump has also clashed with other professional sports players. Before heading to the college national football championship on Monday, President Trump reiterated his views on athletes using the national anthem to protest racial discrimination and police violence in America. Read More »

West Ham eye Arsenal duo as midfielder search continues

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Coquelin, 26, joined Arsenal from French side Stade Lavallois in July 2008 and has made over 150 appearances for the club, despite spending loan spells at Lorient, Freiburg and Charlton. "To West Ham? No". Wenger is likely to be busier than usual in a Janaury transfer window, with Alexis Sanchez trying to force through a move to Manchester City. Read More »

'I won't forget this' - Conte on feud with Man Utd boss Mourinho

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Mourinho hit back by referencing the match fixing scandal Conte was cleared over, which provoked the Italian to describe the former Chelsea manager as a "little man" and "fake". This spectacular escalation in tension between Conte and Mourinho means all eyes will be on the Old Trafford touchline when Chelsea visit United in the Premier League on February 25, and the Italian insisted he will relish the occasion. Read More »

Marvel's Runaways & Future Man Get Season 2 Orders From Hulu

Season 1 featured nods to numberous time-travel tropes, most notably going back in time to change one's future, as seen in films like Back to the Future and The Terminator . Future Man is created and executive produced by Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir ( Sausage Party ), and the pilot episode was executive produced and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg , who would go on to direct two more episodes of the first season as well. Read More »

Harry Kane : Striker says Spurs need trophies to keep him happy

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And Kane , when asked about his Spurs future, made it clear that he would need to start picking up trophies to remain at Spurs . And if there were any planned he said: "Not that I know of". He's not going to be in the club, he's not going to play every game, he's not going to put his heart on the line so... "We had a few chances and we obviously could have done better". Read More »

Virat Kohli slams batsmen as bowlers efforts goes to waste

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Philander's career-best 6 for 42 proved decisive in handing his side a 1-0 lead in the series. His key wicket was that of Virat Kohli‚ trapped in front for 28 by an inswinger after being gradually drawn across the crease by a steady diet of outswingers. Read More »

Blitz for Six: Brady, Belichick deny ESPN report of rift

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ESPN's Adam Schefter reported in December that there is a belief that Belichick would not trade Garoppolo to the Browns out of fear that they would stall his development. He called me on that Monday and said he got a deal with San Francisco, Jimmy for a second-round pick and [quarterback] Brian Hoyer. However, it turns out the Patriots could have had more than the second-round pick they ended up with this year. Read More »

FA Cup Report: Brighton & Hove Albion 08 January 2018

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Hodgson's opposite number Chris Hughton was also content VAR concluded matters in a satisfactory manner. Here's everything you need to know about this feisty FA Cup affair. After all, there's far too much at stake in the modern game for a major decision to fall foul of human error. Defenders Joel Ward , Mamadou Sakho , and Scott Dan, and midfielders Jason Puncheon and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are all unavailable but the Palace boss has pledged to field a strong, competitive side, ... Read More »

President Trump Caught Flubbing the National Anthem On-Camera at NCAA Title Game

Trump's apparent slurring of the words stands in sharp contrast to his repeated attacks on black National Football League players kneeling during the anthem. But the president's eldest son Donald Trump Jr denied there had been any jeering. Much as in the NFL and National Basketball Association, the two biggest strongholds of Trump opposition in sports, black athletes make up a sizable majority of the players in major college football. Read More »

Viewing party held for Saints game

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Drew Brees was methodical for the Saints in a third meeting with their NFC South rival Panthers . Bradford completed 27 of 32 passes in that season opener; after New England and quarterback Tom Brady completed 30 of 39 passes for 436 yards and three touchdowns the next week, the Saints went eight games before allowing another 300-yard passer, won the two remaining games in which they allowed three passing touchdowns and had 20 interceptions, 39 sacks and 16 touchdown passes allowed in the ... Read More »

Stan Wawrinka says he's ready for Australian Open

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Wawrinka last featured at Wimbledon in July when he was sent packing in the first round after his shock 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 loss to Daniil Medvedev. "I'm really, really happy to be back on the tour and seeing the sun", the 32-year-old Swiss told reporters in Melbourne . Read More »

Kevin Mirallas leaves Everton for Olympiakos on loan

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And three of those have come as a substitute. Mirallas played two seasons for Olympiakos (2010-2012) appearing in 52 matches, scoring 34 goals and leading the club to two league titles. Sam Allardyce has therefore allowed him to depart the club with attacking options such as Gylfi Sigurdsson, Aaron Lennon , Wayne Rooney, and Yannick Bolasie all ahead of him in the pecking order. Read More »

Liverpool Set to Swoop for $121.9million Star - He wants Anfield Move

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The Brazilian left Liverpool to join Barcelona in a staggering £142 million deal - a Premier League record, and the Reds' boss Jurgen Klopp has identified Lemar as the man to fill in the vacancy. L'Equipe claim that Arsenal and Liverpool would both be interested in a January move for the player. Liverpool FC are believed to be on the lookout for attacking reinforcements this month after they reluctantly agreed to sell Coutinho to Barcelona in a deal reported to be worth around £145m. Read More »

Max Holloway to Defend Title vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

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Holloway vs. Edgar was considered a front runner to anchor the event, so the booking isn't exactly a surprise. His nine stoppage wins in UFC featherweight competition are the most in divisional history. Prior to that, Edgar fought to a unanimous decision victory with Jeremy Stephens at UFC 205. For Edgar, this will be his third attempt to capture gold at 145. Read More »

Insider confirms Arsenal have expressed interest in proven 30-year-old defender

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The 30-year-old defender has been a key member of the West Brom side after former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal sold Evans to the Baggies in the 2015 summer transfer window. With his contract at Arsenal set to expire this summer, Debuchy would likely be available for a nominal fee this month, a prospect which is said to be highly appealing to the financially-struggling Baggies. Read More »

Conte Reveals His Plan For Ross Barkley At Chelsea

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They managed to do so and brought the 24-year-old in with minimum fuss, and Chelsea captain Cahill is delighted to have the English worldwide play alongside him. It's a very exciting signing and for the money that's been paid, it has to be a bargain. I'd say come and be confident - not arrogant. You are not talking about a young player here. Read More »

Chiefs collapse, Titans complete epic playoff comeback

Yeah, that was a chill that went up the spine of Chiefs fans. Tennessee succeeded in running out the clock from there. His throw to the end zone was batted right back at him by Darrelle Revis , and Mariota hauled it in and dived for the goal line. Read More »

Bengals pick Teryl Austin as defensive coordinator

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Either way, it appears Austin is as good as gone. Prior to his four years as defensive coordinator with the Lions , Austin spent 10 seasons in the National Football League as a defensive backs coach, including stints with the Seattle Seahawks (2003-06), Arizona Cardinals (2007-09) and the Ravens (2011-13). Read More »

Oakland Raiders: 6 Players Who Should Become Ex-Raiders This Offseason

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What would Bill Belichick make on the open market? For anyone who was hoping Jon Gruden would return to Tampa Bay to serve as head coach of the Bucs, I hate to break it to you but that officially won't be happening. You guys hear him on Monday night, you see how excited he is for football. Sean McDonough, Gruden's "Monday Night Football" play-by-play announcer, told Sports illustrated he was not surprised the 54-year-old made a decision to leave the booth and return to the sideline. Read More »

Murray undergoes hip surgery, eyes Wimbledon return

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One of the things that I would like to do is play until my eldest daughter is able to watch me and have a small understanding of what it is I've done for my living. Murray is now back in the United Kingdom and before leaving Australia stated that he would be considering all the options to try and find a solution to an issue that has kept him out of tennis since the Wimbledon quarter final in July. Read More »

CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats Opened Contract Negotiations With Johnny Manziel

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Now that the offer has been made, that window to sign Manziel to a CFL contract extends to one year. For the first time in over two years, a return to pro football for the 2012 Heisman Trophy victor seems possible. Former Texas A&M star QB Johnny Manziel teased a comeback on his Instagram page late Saturday night, and now it appears he's taking steps toward returning to a football field. Read More »

Dick Vitale turns on ESPN for LaVar Ball coverage

At the team's morning shootaround, Walton said he is certain that he has the support of the Lakers' front office and that he was mostly concerned that Lonzo Ball could be adversely affected by his father's comments. You can't get more championships. All the way back in March, Scott Van Pelt vowed he would not talk about Ball following comments he made about LeBron James' kids, prompting the superstar to say, "Keep my family out of your mouth". Read More »

Liverpool vs Man City: Alexis Sanchez transfer updates

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Arsenal are now in a tight fix in regards to the contract situations of both Mesut Ozil and Sanchez , and it may not come as a huge surprise, should one of the pair, most probably Sanchez leave before the end of the month. City are upped their interest in Sanchez in the last fortnight and believe they can seal a deal for the Chilean in the next week or so. It comes as a major boost to City, as it means he will not be cup-tied for the later rounds. Read More »

Cameron Jordan pokes fun at Cam Newton after Saints' win

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The Seahawks were fined $100,000 this season after the league and union determined the team failed to apply the protocol properly after quarterback Russell Wilson took a hit to the head in a Week 10 game against Arizona. He was replaced by Derek Anderson , and, as he moved toward the sideline, Newton went to the ground and appeared to be pointing toward his right eye. Read More »

PR Guro Wants To Declare UCF Football Dominance

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Thousands are expected to pack downtown Orlando's Church Street Station Monday evening for a block party celebrating the University of Central Florida's historic undefeated football season. "I just hope they get us some (national championship) rings while they're at it". So, as champions do, the football team, along with the UCF marching band and cheerleaders, made its way down Main Street, USA, Sunday afternoon in a parade hosted by Disney World's Magic Kingdom. Read More »

Mack Brown to enter College Football Hall of Fame

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This group of 13 was whittled down from a much larger pool that included as many as 75 first team All-Americans. They also will be honored at their respective schools at an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, presented by Fidelity Investments, during the 2018 season. Read More »

Bears To Hire Chiefs Offensive Coordinator Matt Nagy As Head Coach

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Nagy's first priority will be developing quarterback Mitch Trubisky, the team's 2017 first-round pick who showed some promise as a rookie. McDaniels now must choose between being the new head coach of the Giants and the Colts or staying in New England as the offensive coordinator - or perhaps as Patriots head coach if Bill Belichick pulls a power play and bolts. Read More »

Jeff Triplette's horrific night in tweets (with potential happy ending)

While fans expressing displeasure about officiating is a common occurrence in sports, a Saturday night tweet by Mike Pereira - the league's former head of officiating turned Fox analyst - affirms the majority opinion. "When you combine those two plays with a fourth-quarter gaffe - when Triplette's crew first ruled that Titans tailback Derrick Henry fumbled, and that the Chiefs' Johnson returned it for a go-ahead touchdown - it's hard to argue that the game was well-called". Read More »

Killed In West Philadelphia Fire

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A civilian also died and two other firefighters were injured. The 11-year-veteran was pronounced dead a short time later. LeTourneau graduated in 1993 from Cardinal O'Hara High School and earned an Associate's degree in fire science from Delaware County Community College. Read More »

Dustin Johnson takes control at Kapalua

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I made all the putts I had to make, I played really good golf. And obviously, it went in. "But there's other guys, there's quite a few guys where, if they're playing their best and I'm not at my best, I can't beat them". He then added three more birdies the rest of the way to maintain an advantage. He responded with an eagle at the par-four 12th, where he holed out from 72 yards out, his second shot landing on the green and rolling in. Read More »

May defends her record as she signals major cabinet reshuffle

Green was one of May's close allies, and the third minister forced to step down since last June's snap election. British Prime Minister Theresa May has said the United Kingdom will be looking for a free trade agreement with the European Union that will cover goods and services in Phase Two of the Brexit negotiations this year. Read More »

Thomas Christiansen comments on Leeds United's January transfer plans

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The 21-year-old - sent down to League Two by Bristol City to gain experience - continued his rich vein of form by coming off the substitutes' bench to head the victor direct from a corner. Against Burnley (in the Carabao Cup) I also made 10 changes and they made a flawless performance, against Leicester the same and did very well, so why not? Against Leicester we made nine or 10 and did very well, so why not this time? We didn't do that. Read More »

Yannick Ngakoue accuses Bills' Richie Incognito of using racial slurs

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After the Bills lost to Jacksonville in the Wild Card round Sunday, Jags defensive tackle Yannick Ngakoue tweeted that Incognito used a racial slur towards him during the game. He wound up sitting out the rest of that season. The accusation turned into a lengthy investigation, which uncovered a racially charged voicemail Incognito left for Martin. Read More »

FA asks Wenger to explain referee comments

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Wenger was also fined 40,000 pounds ($54,200). Wenger will miss Arsenal's FA Cup clash at Nottingham Forest this Sunday, plus their League Cup semifinal first leg at Chelsea next Wednesday and the Premier League clash at Bournemouth on January 14. Read More »

Halep defeats Siniakova in 3 sets to win Shenzhen Open title

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The success will be a boost for Halep, whose last triumph was at the Madrid Open last May, with the 26-year-old among the favourites to win her maiden Grand Slam title at this month's Australian Open. Halep had earlier provided a heart-warming moment when she made use of the severe rain delay by exchanging a few shots with a young boy who had been plucked from the sodden crowd. Read More »

Packers hire Gutekunst as GM

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He spent his first 13 seasons as a college scout. In addition to their three internal candidates, the Packers sought to interview Seattle GM John Schneider, Oakland GM Reggie McKenzie and Baltimore assistant GM Eric DeCosta but were turned down or denied. Read More »

#BillsMafia invades Jacksonville for first playoff game in 18 years

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The Jaguars ran out the clock and will take on the second-seeded Steelers next week in Pittsburgh. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Saturday evening that McCoy, who is listed as questionable for the game, is likely to play. The Bills got the chance after Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith jumped offside on fourth-and-3, giving Buffalo a first down. As for the Jaguars, Sunday's playoff appearance is the first since 2007. Read More »

Murray pulls out of Australian Open

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The first grand slam of the year begins on January 15 at Melbourne Park. And world No 21 Kyrgios, who is a close friend of Murray's, has been left crestfallen by the news and hopes he will not have to go under the knife in order to resolve the problem. Read More »

Florida State to hire Michigan State's Harlon Barnett

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He joins defensive line coach Odell Haggins, linebackers coach Raymond Woodie, tight ends coach Telly Lockette and running backs coach Done' Pimpleton as assistants hired by Taggart. Those numbers were achieved despite the Spartans starting six sophomores and a true freshman. As Feldman says, Barnett has engineered a very strong Spartans defense, that hasn't missed much of a beat since Narduzzi's departure a few years ago. Read More »

Son rescues point for Spurs against West Ham

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Spurs nearly lost in show-stopping fashion when defensive midfielder Obiang was allowed room 30 yards from goal to unleash a thunderous 70th-minute shot into the top corner beyond a helpless Hugo Lloris. "You can do everything to win - create, dominate the game - and sometimes it happens that you push and force and create chances and it's impossible to score". Read More »

Kyrgios beats Harrison to win Brisbane International title

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Nick Kyrgios dropped his serve twice in the first set but rebounded to reach the Brisbane International semi-finals with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over former finalist Alexandr Dolgopolov on Friday. Kyrgios clarified after the match that it was simply "professional curiosity" that led to that conversation, dousing any suggestion that the injury could derail his Melbourne campaign as he confirmed his attendance at Monday's Fast4 exhibition tournament in Sydney. Read More »

Tottenham beat Wimbledon in FA Cup; West Ham held by Shrewsbury

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Kane is the leading scorer in the Premier League this season with 18 goals as Tottenham sit fifth in the table ahead of Thursday's visit of London rivals West Ham . Kane opened scoring for Spurs, tapping in Moussa Sissoko's cross from close range for his 25th goal of the season in the 64th minute of the game. The Premier League side doubled their lead within a few minutes as Kyle Walker-Peters cut inside and his shot took a few deflections before arriving at the feet of Kane, who ... Read More »

Zidane: There's No Real Madrid Without Cristiano Ronaldo

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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has insisted that he has no "need" for a new goalkeeper, despite reports suggesting that the club are on the verge of bringing in Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao . "It is a very good team (Celta Vigo) in La Liga, they are doing a good job, they work well. But I'm more interested in what we're going to try and do". Read More »

NFL Ratings Fall at Faster Pace

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That represents a drop of roughly 1.6 million people per contest. From national anthem protests to Ezekiel Elliott to debate over what actually is a catch, the NFL endured a lot of drama during the 2017 season. National Football League executives looking to stop a ratings skid continued to lose more yardage during the 2016-2017 season, as television viewership fell 9.7 percent across all networks, according to Nielsen data. Read More »