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Lewis: I'll be back with Bengals in 2017


Cincinnati's season is effectively done, even though they have one game left to play. Lewis owns a 117-103-3 record as the Bengals' head coach. According to a Thursday morning report from Alex Marvez of SiriusXM NFL , Cincinnati Bengals' tight end Tyler Eifert has encountered yet another significant injury. Read More »

Sri Lanka clinging on in Port Elizabeth

They managed to score 351 in just 80 overs with a run rate of nearly 4.4 to take the game away from the visitors. From early on in the innings the intent was clear: Sri Lanka were chasing 488 for victory, rather than drawing shutters and playing for the draw. Read More »

Ronda Rousey is fired up for her upcoming fight


Nunes' impressive first-round demolition of Tate to win the title in July demonstrated firepower and confidence, keeping Tate on the outside and implementing a strong jab. She vanished. Rousey's painfully long hiatus from the sport was a sea change in how she interacted with, and shaped, how her sport and her would-be opponents perceived her. Read More »

Legendary BYU football coach LaVell Edwards dies


According to a Thursday morning report from Jay Drew of the Salt Lake Tribune , former BYU Cougars' head football coach LaVell Edwards has passed away at the age of 86. So many people - players, coaches, fans, the entire BYU family, coaching colleagues and opponents - will tell you they are a better person because of him, and I'm definitely one of them. Read More »

Will the Lions pursue their own Ezekiel Elliott in the upcoming draft?


At this point in the season, I am totally against the Dallas Cowboys resting players because I'm selfish. If Romo were go to down, Mark Sanchez would be next in line. People have been voicing the idea for quite some time that Elliott's workload should be lightened in order to keep him fresh, but the rookie claims that even though he has played more games this season than he would in a college season, he played nearly every offensive snap in a typical game at Ohio State. Read More »

Derek Carr seems kind of upset with TMZ after undergoing surgery

So it's understandable that the organization doesn't want this opportunity to pass them by without one of their best players. Meanwhile, Carr has already done the heavy lifting to this point, getting the Raiders to 12 wins. With a bye, they get an extra week to prepare for their upcoming divisional match-up. We knew they were going to give everything they had to close the game any way they could. Read More »

Doug Martin stepping away from team for personal reasons

Coming off an All-Pro campaign in 2015, Martin has been a major disappointment this year, averaging a mere 2.9 yards per carry with three touchdowns over eight contests. That's not my intent. Koetter had been mostly mum on the matter, and now we have a better understanding why. "When we got to the point last week where I had to make that decision, all those other guys, the depth chart, we'd been working on the special teams all week". Read More »

UFC 207 Countdown: Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey


But Tate reckons she would have been back sooner if her heart was truly in it. Money in the bank. Rousey had successfully defended UFC Bantamweight gold six times and was a ideal 12-0 as a pro prior to being stopped by Holly Holm in the second round of their fight over 12 months ago. Read More »

PL roundup: Chelsea earn 12th straight win, Man Utd comfortable at home


The former Marseille striker joined the Blues in a £33m deal this past summer, as per The Guardian , but has managed to make just 14 appearances in all competitions with five goals and an assist to show for his efforts. "We take game after game and try to win every game", Hazard added. "We played a good game against Bournemouth , we could have scored more, but I am happy with the attitude of the players". Read More »

Edsall returning to coach UConn football


Edsall will also bring the reputation of being an actual, functioning adult, a quality that was missing in Diaco, leading to UConn football headlining some humiliating national sports coverage. "They deserve to have fans who believe". Edsall served as UConn's head coach from 1999 to 2010. Edsall went 3-2 in bowl games with CT with his last bowl win in the Bowl in 2010 over SC. Read More »

Tomlin may sit stars, but rest of Steelers to face Browns

Almost 24 hours later, it was still though to stomach for Baltimore fans and the head coach. So in this rough year, the Colts lost every game they played to a team that would eventually represent the AFC in the postseason. Baltimore will likely be without cornerback Jimmy Smith , who hasn't practised since injuring his ankle in week 14, which would provide quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with ample opportunity to target Brown . Read More »

Bills fire Rex and Rob Ryan, name Anthony Lynn new head coach

After taking over for Greg Roman as offensive coordinator in Week 2, Lynn revitalized the Bills running game. Ryan owns a career record of 65-67. Bills owner Terry Pegula released a statement on Rex's release. Lynn is in the mix and a bit of a hot name who figures to be on the short list of a number of organizations looking for new head coaches when the hiring season officially begins. Read More »

Fair Play Olivier Giroud, Great Header - West Brom Custodian


Giroud has scored four times in the league this season, three of them headers, and all of them have come after the 70th minute, with two of those in the last five minutes of games. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has praised his side for remaining patient during their 1-0 victory over West Brom on Boxing Day. "But they have the South American temper, you know and that can sometimes happen". Read More »

Jerry Jones Comments on Potentially Playing Tony Romo vs. Eagles

The Cowboys seemingly chose to stick to a winning formula, Prescott played, and Romo kept the bench warm as they ran out 42 - 21 winners over the Lions. Jones wants the rookie fourth-rounder, Prescott, to gain as much experience as possible. Prescott, Jones said, needs reps more than Romo despite the fact that Romo hasn't started a game in more than a year. Read More »

The 10 most important players in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

But being Ohio State's offensive line means all of those moments will be seen by more people and analyzed, commented on, applauded and criticized more than with most teams. "We do things other alumni clubs don't do", including offering bus transportation from Scottsdale to Saturday's game in Glendale, Fox said. "Their coaching staff is tremendous", Swinney continued. Read More »

Trump releases 'very nice letter' from Putin

He pledged to strengthen Russia's strategic nuclear forces in ways that can penetrate "any existing and prospective missile defense systems". She says it falls right in line with his history of wanting to work with Russian president Vladimir Putin. Read More »

Redskins 41, Bears 21


Moreover, they average 24.6 points per game, which puts them 10th in the league. In injury news, Bears rookie outside linebacker Leonard Floyd left the game in the first half with a concussion and did not return. Alshon Jeffery showed up with five catches for 92 yards, Deonte Thompson added three catches for 34 yards and a score. Hall struggled with penalties and the Bears allowed Washington to total 478 yards and average 9.3 yards per pass. Read More »

F.A. alleges Barton made 1260 bets


But the club have now indicated that the midfielder may not become a member of their squad next month, after it was alleged by the FA that he placed bets between March 26, 2006 and May 13 this year. The former Rangers player, who left the club in November after a training ground bust-up, has been accused of placing 1,260 bets on football matches between 2006 and 2016. Read More »

Ruled out for West Brom match

Arsene Wenger discusses the criticism aimed at Mesut Ozil ahead of Arsenal's Premier League match against West Brom. It was Giroud's sixth goal of the season as Ozil celebrated his 100th league appearance. But Arsenal almost shot themselves in the foot when Petr Cech flapped at a corner and Claudio Yacob could only blaze wildly over. Arsenal duo Lucas Perez and Gabriel appeared to exchange terse words at the final whistle, but boss Wenger insisted the "close friends" could quickly move ... Read More »

Five players Man United should sell to CSL sides in January


Manchester United ran its Premier League winning streak to four following Monday's 3-1 victory over Sunderland. Midfield: Mourinho looks to have finally found a settled midfield with Michael Carrick impressing in the holding role and Ander Herrera putting in some outstanding displays alongside the experienced Englishman. Read More »

Pep Guardiola Cannot Promise Route Back for Star Manchester City Defender

And with the last kick of the game, Sterling's run into the area ended with a cross which Curtis Davies turned into his own goal . City have 11 of their opening 17 league games this season, and will go into their Boxing Day encounter against bottom side Hull confident of recording a third successive win in the league. Read More »

Tyreek Hill sprints for a 70-yard TD vs. Broncos

Another loss to the Chiefs, who won 30-27 in overtime last month in Denver, could erase the defending champs from the playoff picture and hand GM John Elway , the architect of two Super Bowl trips in the last three years, his first non-playoff season since he took over in 2011. Read More »

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson ruled out vs Packers


Coach Mike McCarthy clearly is looking to reduce Montgomery's workload elsewhere because he has taken on a full-time role at halfback. "We thought it was a pretty good play", Thielen said. And if the Packers pull that off, an MVP conversation that has been dominated by names like Matt Ryan , Derek Carr , Ezekiel Elliott and even Matthew Stafford should be rebooted and turned back toward the one player who still plays the game's most important position better than anyone else when he's ... Read More »

Conor McGregor fans surprised by their hero on Dublin street


Last night two men were playing around on the streets of Dublin, when they get a huge surprise from Conor McGregor himself. Floyd Mayweather Jr asked his followers to join in a caption competition. The beef between the two combat sports superstars has been brewing for eons and just when you thought it was taking a break until the new year, it has been rekindled just in time for the holidays. Read More »

Is Titans' Marcus Mariota a Top 10 quarterback in the NFL?

In a game when Tennessee lost starting quarterback Marcus Mariota to a broken right leg, Bortles threw for 325 yards and a touchdown in a 38-17 victory Saturday that ended a nine-game losing streak. The Jags will close out the 2016 season next week at Indianapolis. Rookie cornerback Jalen Ramsey had a pick six to ice the game and it was Ramsey's second interception in as many weeks. Read More »

Kaepernick Leads 49ers To Comeback Victory Over Rams

In that game, it was Carlos Hyde that came up big for San Francisco in the ground game after finding the end zone twice while recording 88 rushing yards on 23 carries. The 49ers coach called a run-pass option for his athletic signal-caller. The way we won it, it speaks volumes on our team, our character, the pride we play with. Read More »

Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett out for season after gruesome leg injury


In a season of disappointments for the Arizona Cardinals, maybe no one has been hit harder than kicker Chandler Catanzaro. He was held to 95 yards rushing, and only once was able to completely break free of Seattle's defenders, when he cut back for a 33-yard run in the fourth quarter that helped set up the third of his touchdowns. Read More »