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RG3 Back in Starting Lineup for Winless Browns

The Cleveland Browns announced on Thursday that Robert Griffin III will start against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 14. Clowney's presence would be a boon for Houston (6-6), which visits the Indianapolis Colts (6-6) in an AFC South showdown on Sunday (1 p.m. Read More »

Wenger enjoys guilt-free Champions League celebration

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Thanks to the Bulgarian side's efforts, Arsenal will now have a favourable draw in the last-16 of the Champions League. After Tuesday and Wednesday's matches, 16 teams made it to the round of 16 of the competition with the draws to be made on Monday. Read More »

Rookie Wentz struggles again in 32-14 loss to Bengals

Let's just say no one would be surprised if the Eagles (5-6), who have lost five straight road games, and the Bengals (3-7-1), who already have a tie and won just once in November, are deadlocked at the end of regulation. "[Coverage problems] can't keep happening week in and week out". No, it doesn't. Then again, learning the ins and outs of player development and acquisition doesn't happen overnight, either, and that didn't stop Lurie from handing full power to Kelly only to send him ... Read More »

MLS Cup: Toronto FC all about the team

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The Seattle Sounders will travel to face Toronto FC in the MLS Cup final on Saturday, December 10 at 5 p.m. The Sounders, who averaged crowds of over 42,000 a game this year, have been the MLS "nearly men" since their debut in 2009 as they qualified for the playoffs each season but were never able to reach the summit. Read More »

Red Sox-Brewers trade contains $100 clause

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By the way, they've got the best offence and finest outfield defence in baseball, too. Sale makes the Red Sox an immediate World Series favorite; indeed, former Boston General Manager Theo Epstein called the Red Sex the Golden State Warriors of the Major League Baseball. Read More »

Over 1000 Russians involved in organized doping

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Led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren , the seven-month investigation is a damning indictment of an "institutionalised doping conspiracy and cover-up". He also claimed the swapping of urine samples took place during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games and "became a regular monthly practice of the Moscow Laboratory". Read More »

Cavs' Smith sidelined with hyperextended left knee

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James scored a season-high 34 points as the Cavaliers broke a three-game losing streak with a 116-112 victory on Monday night. LeBron James and his crew arrived in Toronto on Saturday and will be well-rested for the final clash between the two clubs until the end of the regular season. Read More »

Warner' ton helps Australia sweep ODI series 3-0 against New Zealand

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It is worthwhile to note that four of Tendulkar's centuries that year came in matches against Zimbabwe and Kenya, while Warner's have come against India, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and New Zealand. After rescuing the Australian innings in Friday's dead rubber at the MCG, Warner came within one ball of becoming only the 11th batsman to carry his bat through a one-day worldwide. Read More »

Dortmund fight back in Madrid to claim top spot

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Once again, Madrid's Achilles heel of never being able to keep a clean sheet flared up, as they blew a two-goal advantage and now enter Monday's draw as section runners-up. Both sides were generating chances, but Karim Benzema was on hand to complete a pair for the hosts before an hour was played. Ronaldo's 100th goal has eluded him for some time - he hasn't scored in Champions League play since a 2-2 draw at Dortmund in September. Read More »

College Bowls Odds: Latest Betting Lines For Playoff, Biggest Matchups

Penn State also knocked off Ohio State. Put your torches and pitchforks away, Penn State fans. Could Ohio State use its strong defense to challenge Alabama if they both get to the national championship game? And nobody thought Penn State would win at the end of the second quarter of Saturday's championship game, when they trailed the Wisconsin Badgers by 21 points. Read More »

Oregon hires Willie Taggart as new head football coach

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Former USF hed coach Willie Taggart will be taking the same position at OR after winning 17 of his last 21 games with the Bulls. Former WKU standout Willie McNeal, who was Braden River's first Division I football signing, said Taggart is a player's coach . Read More »

College bowl teams, schedule announced

There are five power conferences. Big Ten champion Penn State missed the playoff despite its 38-31 victory against Wisconsin on Saturday and a victory against Ohio State earlier in the season. "You never know what happens in a short playoff like this". Ohio State defeated three top-10 opponents in Wisconsin, Nebraska and MI and recorded the most impressive out of conference victory with their pummeling of Oklahoma in Norman, the defacto Big 12 champion. Read More »

Lauda: 'Mercedes to name Rosberg's replacement soon'

Vettel has one year left to run on his contract at Ferrari but his relationship with the team's management has been put under the spotlight this year amid a disappointing series of on-track results. The 31-year-old German initially told only a handful of people - including his great rival Hamilton - before announcing his decision before the FIA's annual prize-giving ceremony in Vienna. Read More »

Former Barca star says Prem move 'not planned'

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Villa received the award, named after Landon Donovan, from MLS Commissioner Don Garber on Tuesday. Villa scored 18 goals in 2015, his first season in the U.S., and his two-year total of 41 represents the most in MLS in that span. The former Valencia and Barcelona star remains Spain's all-time leading goal scorer with 59 goals in 97 appearances. "Stefan had a good day at training today, so he'll be on his best form", Schmetzer added. Read More »

Hideki Matsuyama wins fourth tourney in five starts

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Jordan Spieth said it was good to hear the roars Woods produced, great to see him swinging the club like he did this week. Matsuyama has won four of five individual play events since October, including the Japan Open in Iruma, the HSBC Champions in Shanghai and the Taiheiyo Masters in Gotemba. Read More »

Cubs near trade to acquire closer Wade Davis from Royals

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Kelvin Herrera is in line to close games for the Royals. The current landscape of the World Series sweetheart Kansas City Royals that baseball has grown to know and love are going to soon be gutted by free agency, and soon as in next offseason. Read More »

Playoff Pairs: Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson

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Alabama , Washington and Clemson all took care of their business — though the Tigers had to work much harder than the other two — and have to be feeling good about hearing their names called when the semifinals are set. GOLDMAN: Well, of course. Rece says Washington gets the edgeDinich expects Clemson is in, Penn State is outPenn State makes resume stronger with Big 10 titleNFL to review final play of Ravens-Bengals gamesc College Foo. Read More »

Hazard happy for Costa to be top scorer

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The striker bagged 27 league goals in his final campaign with Atletico Madrid, and he would likely need to achieve a similar tally this year to claim the gong-in each of the last five Premier League seasons, the victor has netted at least 25. Read More »

Agent clears up future of Arsenal striker Giroud

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The club is, however, hopeful that they will soon agree on a deal with the striker. Arsenal are now willing to offer Sanchez around £200,000 a week, £70,000 more than what he is earning from his current Arsenal contract and this will also make him Arsenal's best-paid player. Read More »

New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul out for remainder of season

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The veteran posted an image of himself early Wednesday morning heading into the operating room to undergo the procedure. In his absence, the Giants are going to have to find a way to make up for the pressure Pierre-Paul puts on opposing quarterbacks, not to mention the overall menace he had again become. Read More »

Ronald Gasser charged with manslaughter in National Football League player Joe McKnight's shooting

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He was initially taken into custody after the shooting last Thursday but he was released without being charged pending further investigation. In the Thursday incident, Gasser shot three rounds from a.40 caliber semiautomatic handgun from the driver's seat of his vehicle through the open passenger window, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said in a news conference Friday. Read More »

Brady breaks QB wins record, Patriots beat Rams 26-10

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Having the Rams in town as a religious sacrifice again illustrated what should never be taken for granted - the remarkable consistency of Belichick's Patriots. New England had 12 total first downs. It was his third punt this season of 75 or more yards. They won't be a winning team. The veteran hit from 28, 48, 45 and 45 yards on Sunday, with all of them sailing perfectly through the uprights. Read More »

Patriots taking advantage of newfound depth at running back

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The 39-year-old Brady is a four-time Super Bowl victor with the Patriots and the AFC East side are targeting another run at the title, having won seven of their last eight to improve their record to 10-2. "The execution wasn't there". Coming off three weeks against lesser teams in the San Francisco 49ers, New York Jets and Rams, the hope is that victory No. Read More »

Trump not saying what he'll do about Dakota Access pipeline

A celebration erupted at the main protest camp in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, where the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and others have been protesting against the 1,172-mile (1,885km) Dakota Access Pipeline . The pipeline is largely complete except for the section under Lake Oahe, about a mile upstream of the reservation. A spokesman for President-elect Donald Trump isn't offering many clues about how the incoming administration will act regarding the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline. Read More »

Carr overcomes injury to rally Raiders past Panthers 35-32

All you can really focus on is stacking these wins up. A 5-7 or 4-8 record would simply be too big of a hole to climb out of in a competitive NFC playoff race. He added six rushing yards and a third touchdown. Another fourth-quarter comeback notched by Carr of course. The Raiders lined up at their own 14-yard-line in third and 9. Read More »

Real Madrid saves a point thanks to Ramos late equalizer

Meanwhile following his impressive 30 minutes after returning from injury in the last half hour of the Classico, Andres Iniesta will be given the chance to build up match fitness ahead of the weekend trip to play Osasuna. "In the second half, we were the better side, but we didn't manage to get the second ( goal ) and they ended up equalising". "We believed right until the end and it's an important draw ". Read More »

Westbrook streak of triple-doubles now at 6 straight games

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The Thunder (14-8) won their sixth straight game to coincide with the Westbrook triple-double streak. To give it a bit more perspective, Jordan's streak came during a season in which he finished with 15 triple-doubles. The five-time All-Star has completely taken the National Basketball Association world by storm this season, and Monday's win over the Hawks proved no different. Read More »

UK government's Brexit plans in hands of Supreme Court

They told the Supreme Court that the powers were not an “ancient relic” and that there had been a “clear expectation” that the government would directly act to implement the result after Junes referendum vote. The case was one of "great constitutional significance", said Attorney-General Jeremy Wright QC, opening the case for the government on Monday. Prime Minister Theresa May has said she intends to trigger Article 50 by the end of March and the EU's chief negotiator said on Tuesday ... Read More »

College football playoff teams announced

The semifinal winners will meet in the championship game on January 9 in Tampa, Florida. "But, they're also excited about the opportunity to play in a big bowl game ". Several times , Hocutt cited Penn State's noncompetitive loss to MI and Ohio State's strong nonconference victory at Oklahoma . Penn State will, however, still will go where it dreamed. Read More »