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Sumlin contract: $14.5 million over five years

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After being fired and replaced by Jimbo Fisher at Texas A&M, the head football coach was hired by the Arizona Wildcats, who had their job open late in the process due to sexual misconduct allegations against Rich Rodriguez . That figure will be offset by whatever salary he receives at Arizona. Because of the way his contract was worded, Sumlin was owed the entire salary left on his deal within 60 days of his firing. Read More »

Iheanacho only had eyes on scoring the goal despite VAR intervention

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However, the video assistant referee system showed the 21-year-old was onside when played in by Riyad Mahrez, the goal stood and a trip to Peterborough United in the next round was secured. Championship sides Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday also reached the fourth round with victories over League Two Mansfield Town and Carlisle United respectively. Read More »

Hundreds converge on Times Square to protest racism, Trump

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Activists marched from the Toussaint L'Ouverture Monument to the Little Haiti Cultural Center waving signs that said " President Trump is a racist! ", "Respect Haiti", and "We will not forget". Sen. Dick Durbin , the lone Democrat in the meeting, confirmed the comments Friday morning, calling the words "hate filled, vile and racist". "Why don't we get more people from Norway?'" Durbin said. Read More »

Ben Roethlisberger won't commit to playing past 2018

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The Steelers went 13-3 this season but were upset by the Jacksonville Jaguars at home on Sunday, robbing the Steelers of another chance to play the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., where last season ended with an AFC championship game loss. Read More »

Cardinals' Chandler Jones, Budda Baker named to PFWA All-NFL team

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Engram, the Giants first-round pick out of Ole Miss, finished the season with 64 catches for 722 yards and six touchdowns - breaking the franchise record for touchdowns by a rookie tight end. The first-round pick out of Ohio State had five interceptions. His rushing success was also proven to be key to the Chiefs fortunes all year long, and it's clear that he's going to be a key piece moving forward. Read More »

Pat Shurmur to Giants, Matt Patricia to Lions

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He worked his way up the coaching ladder with the Patriots dynasty, posting stints as an assistant offensive line coach, the linebackers coach, and the safeties coach, before being promoted to defensive coordinator in 2012. And McDaniels had a rocky, turbulent tenure in his less than two full seasons as head coach of the Broncos. Charlie Weis went 35-27 in five years with Notre Dame and a pitiful 6-22 in three years with Kansas, is now considered a laughingstock in most college football ... Read More »

Donald Trump insists he's 'not a racist' after calling Africa a 'sh*thole'

Trump said: "We want 'em to come in from everywhere, everywhere". He then allegedly suggested America take immigrants from Norway instead, whose prime minister Trump had met with the previous day. Two other senators from the Republican Party called the reports a "gross misrepresentation". The minister on Monday summoned the USA ambassador to clarify issues regarding the alleged "shithole" remark made by Trump . Read More »

Curtis Granderson reportedly agrees to deal with Blue Jays

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The deal is pending a physical and also includes incentives. Granderson spent the 2017 season between the Mets and the Dodgers and became a free agent following the World Series as his four year contract, initially signed with the Mets prior to the 2014 season, expired. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Game Recap: Fourth-Quarter Blues

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It's a formula that's worked for them every season. With the win, the Warriors have now won eight of their last nine games and 13th straight on the road. The Magic also allowed Washington to shoot 56.8 percent and it was the 17th time they gave up 50 percent shooting. Curry also contributed 8 assists and finished with 23 points of his own. Read More »

Africa for 258; need 287 to clinch second Test

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The fifth and sixth-stump line was employed with particular rigour against Virat Kohli , with the intention to trap the Indian captain with the delivery that came into him, as Vernon Philander did at Newlands. There was enough proof, however. The conditions at SuperSport for this Test, he said, were close to bowling in India . It is important to look at what might have prompted Kohli to do what he did. Read More »

Sioux Empire Vikings Fans React to "Minneapolis Miracle" Game

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Forget all the controversies, all the NFL in-fighting, all the grinding games - Sunday's NFC Divisional playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints was what football is all about. Perhaps he gets tackled in bounds. Thomas responded: "You still lame to me you and everyone else that thinks I would do something like that on goal". Read More »

Emre Can: "I haven't signed anything with anyone"

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The Germany global, who turned in a superb display as Jurgen Klopp's side beat Premier League leaders Manchester City 4-3 on Sunday, is out of contract at the end of this season. It is an wonderful club. My agent does the rest. "I will give everything for this team", the German added. "Look at how we pressed, I think it was the best game". Read More »

After 'great' 2017, Wozniacki eyes return to the top

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She was defeated by Angelique Kerber in the semifinals in 2016 and lost to Serena Williams in the quarterfinals a year ago. "There's no straight sailing to the quarters or semis". "I had all these great five-setters and, at the end, the epic match against Rafa". "This whole tennis thing is kind of getting to me". There are plenty of other contenders. Read More »

Ejected Eagles fan punches police horse, officer

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Police say it all started when the 22-year-old Whitehall Township resident got ejected from the Eagles-Falcons game for being intoxicated and not having a ticket. The newspaper was unsuccessful in reaching Hendricks Tuesday morning. He was released on 10 percent of $5,000 bail and a preliminary hearing on the charges is scheduled for January 30 in Philadelphia Municipal Court. Read More »

FHP: Leonard Fournette involved in multi-car crash

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The accident occurred Tuesday, the team said. Leonard Fournette was not hurt in the accident. Sgt. Dylan Bryan said Fournette was inside the third vehicle involved in the collision, but noted that the Jaguars star was not at fault. Fournette and the Jags will now face their toughest test of the season, as they head to Foxboro, Massachusetts for a matchup against Tom Brady and the defending champion New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. Read More »

Chelsea ready to make 29-year-old striker their second January signing

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He missed the pre-season with us, too. It's an intriguing puzzle for Conte to solve, but the Blues boss is the man best placed right now to find the solution - and he will. "Every press conference there is always this question about whether I'm anxious about making my players happy. No". I'm anxious to win'. The 25-year-old has scored 10 Premier League goals so far this term, and Italian boss Conte has said that he is not anxious about Morata's recent barren run in front of goal. Read More »

Sirotkin lands Williams seat

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Paddy Lowe, Williams chief technical officer, said: "We have conducted a rigorous and exhaustive driver evaluation process". "The Williams philosophy has always been to promote and develop young talent and Sergey fits right into that ethos", she said. Read More »

Djokovic and Sharapova back in business at Melbourne

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It is an extremely cruel draw for Maria, who now has to face the five-time Grand Slam champion in the first round. Sharapova had been taking the drug for 10 years to treat a magnesium deficiency and family history of diabetes before it was added to the World Anti Doping Agency's banned list in 2015 and she was caught in 2016. Read More »

Manages offense effectively in divisional-round win

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It made sense for a lot of people to assume the Patriots would face the Steelers , but the Jaguars went into Heinz Field yesterday and stunned Pittsburgh , 45-42. - '03 Kliff Kingsbury (@fearthe_beard11) November 27, 2017Steelers safety Mike Mitchell also foreshadowed the match up against New England and guaranteed a victory. Read More »

Jags CB Jalen Ramsey apologizes for profanity but not sentiment

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New England (14-3) will host the victor of Sunday's divisional matchup between Jacksonville and Pittsburgh. For fresh-faced Jacksonville, however, this is all rare territory. Jacksonville (12-6), of course, has the AFC championship game at New England remaining before even getting to the Super Bowl. The Patriots will be playing in their 7th consecutive AFC Championship after defeating the Titans in the divisional round 35-14. Read More »

Chelsea in late push for Sanchez

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The club have decided the cost of pursuing the 29-year-old would be prohibitively expensive. "I don't know", the boss added . 'I repeat: I don't want to give my opinion about the transfer market'. My task is to try to improve him, put him in the best physical condition and take the best decision for the team during the game. The United manager, in a subsequent interview with Sky Sports , was coy when asked if United were now in pole position to sign Sanchez . Read More »

Joshua, Parker in heavyweight unification bout

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I know his strengths, he knows mine, I know his weaknesses and he thinks he knows mine. "I stopped boxing and two weeks before that European Championship, I was called up to the country". Anthony Joshua pictured during the press conference with Joseph Parker ahead of their world heavyweight title clash. "I have a big challenge in front of me", he admitted at what was a largely respectful press conference. Read More »

MI father deported after 30 years in the US

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Garcia's wife was told he would not be allowed to return home for a decade. "We've never done anything without the permission from Immigrations". The 39-year-old landscaper from Lincoln Park, Michigan, was brought into the US when he was 10 years old by an undocumented family member, USA Today noted , and while his wife and two children have citizenship, Jorge Garcia has been facing an order of removal since 2009. Read More »

Dinesh Karthik will replaced Wriddhiman Saha in the final Test against Proteas

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Parthiv Patel is doing duty behind the stumps in Centurion . Dinesh Karthik will replace Wriddhiman Saha in the Indian squad before the third Test against South Africa, as BCCI revealed on Tuesday. - Sunil- The Cricketer (@1sInto2s) January 16, 2018If Dinesh Karthik features in the 3rd Test match, it will be the first time in 57 years where India had three different wicketkeepers in a Test series. Read More »

Patriots must beat Jaguars for Super Bowl return

It didn't work out the way the experts thought it would. The Patriots playoff run and home field advantage will continue this Sunday when they play for a chance to go the Super Bowl and raise a 6th Championship Banner. We know the blessings the Lord has given us. After that, they're going to the Super Bowl. The Jaguars will take on the Patriots in New England on Sunday, January 21st at 3:05pm ET with a trip to Super Bowl LII on the line. Read More »

Clippers-Rockets drama almost turns into post-game locker room encounter

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Clippers , when both Rockets forward Trevor Ariza and Clippers forward Blake Griffin traded words that forced game officials to toss them out of the game. Gordon, another ex-Clipper, had 19 points and Ariza added 17. Griffin and Williams dominated the third quarter, combining for 20 points while extending the Clippers' lead to 92-84. Read More »

I'm too old to be considered a favourite: Federer

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The top-ranked Spaniard, who made a splash as a teenager with his trademark sleeveless shirts and knee-length pirate trousers, came into this year's Australian Open with questions about his health and readiness to compete following a taxing season that saw him capture two Grand Slams and return to No 1. Read More »

Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka win Australian Open first round matches

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Both the Romanian and her 17-year-old wildcard opponent needed on-court medical attention before the top seed ran out a battling 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 victor. While few players were prepared to speak about the meeting, the report said Players" Council Vice-President Kevin Anderson confirmed "discussions' had taken place about prize money. Read More »

Pep Refuses To Comment On City's Sanchez Links

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Mkhitaryan has seen his career come to stuttering halt at Manchester United this season, having fallen out of favour with Jose Mourinho after a string of poor performances. The latest rumours suggest that Manchester United are the favourites to sign Sanchez in the current window , with Manchester City pulling the plug on a move despite widespread reports of the player agreeing personal terms with the Citizens. Read More »

Paul Pogba makes huge Man City claim

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We recover the ball faster, we didn't let them play. The team news is in for this massive game and Man United have been boosted by the return of some first team regulars. United's record signing is now unbeaten in his last 35 Premier League games and has the same number of assists as Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne this term, despite playing 10 fewer games. Read More »

Demonstration of democracy: Crowd gathers to celebrate MLK's legacy

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On Monday, King's daughter Bernice tweeted , "As you honor my father today, please remember and honor my mother, as well". "Living together and progressing as a people, with a objective of living this life to the fullest and letting everybody enjoy their own", said Sheppard, who came to the march with his family. Read More »

Unseeded Maria Sharapova Returns to Australian Open as a Star

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Sharapova only played 22 matches upon her return to tennis after her ban in 2017, in what was largely a frustrating year. "I never contemplated retiring but when I was a teenager I never thought I'd play past 30 years old". If Sharapova gets through that round, she would most likely face a revitalized Angelique Kerber in the third round. The French Tennis Federation president, Bernard Giudicelli, declined to offer her a wild card into the main draw or qualifying for last year's French ... Read More »

Falcons fall to Eagles 15-10, ending Atlanta's playoff run

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Jones got hurt in the fourth quarter while playing in the New England secondary and spent some time lying on his stomach on the turf. He called a timeout to further consider his decision before sending his field goal unit onto the field. Starting quarterback Nick Foles had plenty of experience with them during his initial stint with the Eagles when Chip Kelly was the coach. The Falcons, desperate for a shot at redemption after squandering a 28-3 lead in their Super Bowl loss to the Pats ... Read More »

Kyle Lowry tried to pursue Ben Simmons after ejection

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Afterwards, Simmons tried to downplay the incident, saying nothing happened with Lowry after the game. But addressing reporters later, Simmons denied it. "I'm not going to take no shit from anybody". Get the app and get the game. Joel Embiid led with 34 points to go with 11 rebounds and T.J. McConnell added a career-high 18 points for the Sixers. Read More »

How to Watch Manchester United vs. Stoke City

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Manchester United welcomes Stoke City to Old Trafford on Monday at 3 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports Network. Antonio Valencia and Michael Carrick are also doubtful for this weekend as they continue to recover from injury. I'm taking Manchester United -2 on the handicap. Paul Pogba intercepted Stoke's pass at midfield, allowing Lingard to counter attack. The in-form Frenchman then added to his tally six minutes before the break, when his cut-back at the top of the box found ... Read More »

Wenger Slams Arsenal Quality Vs Bournemouth, Gives Up On Sanchez

The Cherries win was their first over us since the Premier League was created, and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp has labelled our team as the worst he has seen. I didn't want to travel with him and then he goes somewhere. It's very frustrating and very disappointing, a very disappointing result for us, especially when you're 1-0 up. Read More »

Patriots fans excited for next game against Jacksonville Jaguars

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The Jaguars hardly appeared intimidated by the 18-degree chill or trying to earn their first road playoff win in a decade. "They said after the game that we gave them too much fuel", he said. Pittsburgh ran wide in the first quarter and Bell was stuffed for a 4-yard loss. I don't want to make an excuse, y'know, or a good reason. This is an awesome feeling. Read More »

Top Seed Nadal Eases Through to Second Round

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It is the first time since 1997 that there will be neither of the Williams sisters in the second round, with Serena not playing after giving birth to her first child. I know where I am. 'It was a good season but very long in 2017. Kyrgios said: "I was very nervous coming out here, first match at the Australian Open ". Read More »

Sanchez-less Gunners crash at Bournemouth

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For Sanchez not to play against Bournemouth on Sunday, and also be left out of their FA Cup defeat by Nottingham Forest last weekend, indicates something might be about to happen soon. He has been linked to Manchester City and Manchester United. On a day in which both Manchester clubs continued to creep their noses in front in the race to sign the wantaway Arsenal star, one has admitted defeat and the other has learned of some new competition. Read More »

Clemson's Wilkins to return for final season

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Ferrell is a 6-foot-5, 280-pound redshirt sophomore who led the Tigers with 91/2 sacks and 18 tackles for loss. Gaskin has rushed for more than 4,000 yards in his career. On Monday, he also was named a semifinalist for the Lombardi Award, and will be presented the Willis Award as the top defensive lineman in the nation by the Columbus (Ohio) Touchdown Club. Read More »

James Hahn rallies to win Sony Open

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Barber was trying to find the intensive care unit at the hospital Saturday morning when he received a false alarm that a missile was headed for Hawaii. Two means a little more, and three is better still so I'm always looking for the next one."Hahn, who has two career PGA Tour wins, missed potential winning putts on the first two playoff holes. Read More »