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However, it was decided the Eagles did not clearly recover the ball, so Dallas retained possession. Ezekiel Elliott (left) #21 of the Dallas Cowboys runs the ball against Malcolm Jenkins #27 of the Philadelphia Eagles in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium on December 9 in Arlington, Texas.
  • Adelaide Test: Indian top order rattled, Aussie bowlers on fire

    Adelaide Test: Indian top order rattled, Aussie bowlers on fire

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    It was credit to Indian bowling that it kept the runs in check and regular inroads into the Australian line-up meant that they were never really out of pressure. India bowled exceptionally well. Among the carnage of half-capitalised innings stood Travis Head , playing his third Test and first in Australia , with an unbeaten 61.
  • Jota fires winner as Wolves stun Chelsea

    Jota fires winner as Wolves stun Chelsea

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    Maurizio Sarri questioned the mentality of his Chelsea team after they surrendered a lead to lose 2-1 against Wolves at Molineux, suggesting that some of his players may have "too much confidence". Chelsea (9-4-1) enters the contest third in the league standings with 31 points captured through 14 matches played. Wolverhampton Wanderers host Chelsea in a midweek Premier League clash on Wednesday, Dec.
  • United battle to draw with Arsenal, Liverpool march on

    United battle to draw with Arsenal, Liverpool march on

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    The noise inside Old Trafford too indicated the fans were fully behind the team - up and about for a special night of football, one their team certainly looked capable of producing, looking at the early exchanges. "We played against a team that is in the top of their season, in the top of their moment where everything goes well for them". United continue with a back five for the visit of Arsenal , but have been able to name a trio of centre-backs with Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly and ...
  • Australia v India in the first Test at Adelaide Oval

    Australia v India in the first Test at Adelaide Oval

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    But the Indians have never won a Test series in Australia and if pace bowlers Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins are firing the tourists could be in for another tough time. "It's probably unlikely we'll use the three quicks as much we will this game through the whole series as it wears on". India will pick their playing XI for the first Test against Australia from the 12 players which was announced on Wednesday.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister blames ‘mafia’ for Ballon d’Or snub

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister blames ‘mafia’ for Ballon d’Or snub

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    Mbappe, who will turn 20 later this month, picked up the consolation prize of the Kopa Trophy for the best young player. The midfielder led Real Madrid to an unprecedented third consecutive Champions League title and captained Croatia to the World Cup final for the first time in the country's history.
  • Trump Salutes Bush's Casket in Capitol Rotunda

    Trump Salutes Bush's Casket in Capitol Rotunda

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    Trump had the final say over important funeral details, the person said, including providing Air Force One to carry the former president's body from Texas to Washington for the funeral and back to Texas on Thursday for another service and burial.
  • Former Seahawks CB Brandon Browner Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

    Former Seahawks CB Brandon Browner Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

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    Former Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner was sentenced to eight years in a state prison on Tuesday after pleading no contest to an attempted murder murder charge, TMZ Sports reports . He was a member of the "Legion of Boom", one of the NFL's best secondaries, along with Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas . He won a Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots in 2014 against his former team, and spent the following year with the Saints.
  • Twitter explodes after Jalen Hurts leads 'Bama comeback win over Georgia

    Twitter explodes after Jalen Hurts leads 'Bama comeback win over Georgia

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    He would watch as Tagovailoa led the Crimson Tide to a comeback win and a national title. I'm so proud of this guy for what he's done this year. But a loss, especially a lopsided one, could knock the Bulldogs out of the No. The final regular-season edition of the Coaches Poll was released shortly before the final College Football Playoff Rankings, and to the surprise of no one, it closely resembled what the CFP Selection Committee released Sunday afternoon.
  • River Plate Protest Copa Libertadores Final In Madrid

    River Plate Protest Copa Libertadores Final In Madrid

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    The club said moving the final of the Copa Libertadores - the South American equivalent of the Champions League - to Spain "distorts the competition" and "denied unjustifiably" the spectators who had attended the original match. However, South America's governing body CONMEBOL delayed the game further following a request from Boca . River has issued an objection to losing out on the home-field advantage of playing the game in their Monumental stadium, saying their fans did not deserve ...
  • Twitter reacts to Packers firing head coach Mike McCarthy

    Twitter reacts to Packers firing head coach Mike McCarthy

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    Philbin has previously been head coach of the Miami Dolphins and is in his second stint coaching with the Packers, serving as the teams OC from 2007-2011 before taking the job in Miami. It's odd the Packers wouldn't give McCarthy until the end of the season. This year, Rodgers hurt his left knee in the season opener, though he is feeling better now.
  • CPD hadn't seen Hunt video before it was released

    CPD hadn't seen Hunt video before it was released

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    I am ashamed of myself and I just want to do whatever it takes to earn people's trust back and show them that I'm really a good guy. He said he hadn't contacted Hunt since he was released. "I am extremely embarrassed for that video". Hunt pointed out that he was raised by his mother and grandmother, and they "they always taught me well".
  • UCF to face LSU in Fiesta Bowl after latest playoff snub

    UCF to face LSU in Fiesta Bowl after latest playoff snub

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    ESPN announced the game times for the December 29 playoff semifinals Sunday afternoon and the Tigers (13-0) will take on No. 3 Notre Dame (12-0) at 4 p.m. We'll know before 1PM if Georgia is joining the playoff party or not. Another instant classic meeting between the Dawgs and the Tide went down to the final seconds but ended with No.
  • Lukaku scores as lacklustre United rescue draw at Southampton

    Lukaku scores as lacklustre United rescue draw at Southampton

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    Mourinho made five changes to the side that beat Young Boys in the Champions League, with injuries forcing the Portuguese to deploy three central defenders. 'We lost so many balls in midfield, that was hard to have that continuity, ' Mourinho said in a post-match interview. 'I thought Scott (McTominay) and (Nemanja) Matic, they did a very positive job for two midfield players (playing in defence), and Phil Jones leads that group of three in a way that we were totally in control.
  • Chelsea fans praise Callum Hudson-Odoi after debut goal for club

    Chelsea fans praise Callum Hudson-Odoi after debut goal for club

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    Hudson-Odoi was proving lively and another Chelsea youngster, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, forced a superb fingertip save from Alexandros Paschalakis with a fizzing 25-yard drive. "Every time I got the ball I just wanted to do what I do normally, keep it simple at times but do my stuff, and as soon as I got the goal I couldn't believe it".
  • Andy Robertson backs Liverpool foodbank appeal ahead of Merseyside derby

    Andy Robertson backs Liverpool foodbank appeal ahead of Merseyside derby

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    Marco Silva believes the Merseyside derby has "the power" to propel Everton's development and his players should not fear Sunday's visit to Liverpool. "And in the best case, against the same opponent again". They don't have the same respect for us that they have for Man City, for example. We are used to that.
  • Spurs can 'beat everyone' claims Toby Alderweireld ahead of Arsenal clash

    Spurs can 'beat everyone' claims Toby Alderweireld ahead of Arsenal clash

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    But now we need to focus on Arsenal on Sunday - another massive game for us". While we dominated the first period, it was much more even in the second half with both sides showing plenty of attacking intent. "Of course we have to show again a great level and compete at our best". "Hopefully, PSV will play the game with passion and desire, which will make things hard for Inter".
  • Game Centre: Raptors knock off Warriors in overtime despite Durant’s 51

    Game Centre: Raptors knock off Warriors in overtime despite Durant’s 51

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    Thursday night Kawhi looked every bit of the elite two-way player that Toronto traded for, and he will be the team's go-to guy as the stakes continue to get higher. A mesmerizing bit of back-and-forth passing between Kyle Lowry and Leonard befuddled the Warriors and ended in a bucket. With 22 seconds left, and the Raptors clutching a three-point lead, Andre Iguodala had a clear path to the basket but was whistled for travelling, and Siakam iced the victory with three free throws in the ...
  • Neymar, PSG antics leave Liverpool's Klopp frustrated

    Neymar, PSG antics leave Liverpool's Klopp frustrated

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    Napoli beat Red Star Belgrade 3-1 on Wednesday, and Liverpool have to win by two goals at home to the Italians in a fortnight if they are to progress. Not for the first time, Neymar was rolling around on the pitch, to the clear annoyance of the visitors. "But to have it in your own hands going into the last game and having a home game - we'd like to have it sewn up by now, sure we would - but I don't think you can ask for anything else".
  • Bengals QB Dalton's X-Rays on thumb negative

    Bengals QB Dalton's X-Rays on thumb negative

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    The Bengals already were missing cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick , receiver A.J. Green and left tackle Cordy Glenn , inactive with injuries. They've won back-to-back games by double digits for the first time since 2013. These aren't your father's Cleveland Browns . Andy Dalton is out for the rest of the season with an injured thumb on his passing hand, another significant blow to a Bengals team that has fallen apart in the past month.
  • Pundit Perplexed with Sarri's Kante Decision

    Pundit Perplexed with Sarri's Kante Decision

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    When the ball is on the left, he has to stay very close to Jorginho. "If you don't have the determination then maybe you don't have the character in the mind, I wanted to understand this". On Monday they were all together, but the situation was similar. And I think this one is not one of the best characteristics of Kante. Chelsea have an opportunity to respond against PAOK in the Europa League on Thursday, when a point will confirm their passage into the round of 32.
  • Anthony Davis trade to Lakers has been 'in the works of years'

    Anthony Davis trade to Lakers has been 'in the works of years'

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    Kyrie Irving led the way for the Celtics on this night, too, with 26 points (with a 5-for-10 mark from three-point land) and 10 assists in 31 minutes of action. Washington stayed at home and defeated the Houston Rockets, 135-131, in overtime Monday night. "We've got to find a way to take it on the road now".
  • Watch Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz 3 Live Stream Video on Fite

    Watch Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz 3 Live Stream Video on Fite

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    Not that it was ever truly realistic, but don't expect to see Jon Jones feuding with Chuck Liddell again after what went down Saturday at Golden Boy MMA's inaugural event. You're not taking eight years off, coming back in my cage and trying to stop me. Chuck, thank you. You pushed me hard, dude. You made me work super hard.
  • Texas A&M's Mond Named Walter Camp FBS National Player of the Week

    Texas A&M's Mond Named Walter Camp FBS National Player of the Week

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    Late Saturday night, LSU radio sideline reporter Gordy Rush said on WDGL-FM that the man wearing the red shirt in the photo is the man who punched Kragthorpe. Kragthorpe, 53, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2011 and has worn a pacemaker to stimulate his brain since past year. Nearly two hours after LSU dumped Gatorade on their coach in premature celebration, the Texas A&M Aggies prevailed, 74-72.
  • Australia drop Ashley-Cooper and Beale for bringing women into hotel room

    Australia drop Ashley-Cooper and Beale for bringing women into hotel room

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    Cannon said Scott Johnson, now Scotland director of rugby, was his favoured candidate to coach the Wallabies should the board decide Cheika must go. The outstanding back-rower has been named in the national team to face England this Sunday morning (AEDT) at Twickenham despite having not fully trained this week.
  • Marcus Rashford Won't Get Better Under Jose Mourinho - Former Premier League Star

    Marcus Rashford Won't Get Better Under Jose Mourinho - Former Premier League Star

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    The Belgium global led his country to a third place finish at the World Cup in Russian Federation and had made an impressive start for the Blues in the Premier League this season. "And Paul, we knew with this break he would recover from that small muscular injury, so we don't have players I can say are out of the game". Kante joins Pedro Rodriguez and Marcos Alonso in signing contract extensions at Chelsea but decisions remain to be made about David Luiz, Cesc Fabregas, Olivier Giroud and ...
  • Nittany Lions No. 12 In Latest College Football Playoff Rankings

    Nittany Lions No. 12 In Latest College Football Playoff Rankings

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    But these games are also the most exciting and meaningful games of the season to the players, coaches and fan bases, as rivalry games bring out the greatest emotions, energy and effort. MSU is 6-5 overall and 4-4 in the Big Ten and are bowl eligible for the 11th time in 12 seasons under Dantonio. Is it an undefeated UCF team without McKenzie Milton? At that point Notre Dame would likely reach the playoff no matter what it does against Southern California this weekend.
  • Nissan aims to nominate new chairman by around Dec

    Nissan aims to nominate new chairman by around Dec

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    Carlos Ghosn continues to be the chairman of Renault and Mitsubishi . Although the Nissan board sacked Ghosn and Kelly, they have made it clear they want to their alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi survive. Prosecutors from the Japanese tax department have already raided the Nissan's Yokohama headquarters while the Renault board is expected to meet soon to decide Mr.
  • McLaren reveal one-off livery for Alonso's final race

    McLaren reveal one-off livery for Alonso's final race

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    Although Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the drivers' championship at the Mexican Grand Prix before helping his team Mercedes complete the double in Brazil, there is still much to play for in terms of constructors' points for the chasing pack behind - certainly when millions in prize money is still at stake.
  • Unai Emery will be without four players for the trip to Bournemouth

    Unai Emery will be without four players for the trip to Bournemouth

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    Arsenal have announced their starting side and substitutes to take on Eddie Howe's Bournemouth side in a Premier League clash at Dean Court. "With Arsene, they became an attacking team, with players who were good on the ball". The process with him is that in this worldwide break, it is to finish training with us every day to start playing, little by little. But Sunday is another test, and a big test against a team that are behind us.
  • J.R. Smith parting ways with Cleveland Cavaliers

    J.R. Smith parting ways with Cleveland Cavaliers

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    Smith "will no longer play or attend the Cavs' games". "I think that was always the plan". When LeBron James enters Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday for the first and only time this season there will be loud cheers and perhaps a smattering of boos.
  • Kylian Mbappé and Neymar suffer injuries ahead of Liverpool clash

    Kylian Mbappé and Neymar suffer injuries ahead of Liverpool clash

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    PSG confirmed in a brief medical statement that Neymar has been diagnosed with "a right adductor strain", while Mbappe has "a bruised right shoulder". While signs are positive for his availiablity for a crucial Champions League match against Liverpool next week, the source said that he is likely to miss PSG's match against Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
  • Van Dijk consoles grieving ref with 'tears in his eyes'

    Van Dijk consoles grieving ref with 'tears in his eyes'

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    Assistant coach Dwight Lodeweges scribbled down a teamsheet with captain Van Dijk up front alongside Luuk de Jong and it turned out to be an absolute masterstroke. After missing out on qualifying for the finals of both Euro 2016 and this year's World Cup, Van Dijk said the priority is to get the Dutch to the Euro 2020 finals.
  • Packers coach Mike McCarthy explains late decisions in loss to Seahawks

    Packers coach Mike McCarthy explains late decisions in loss to Seahawks

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    The Packers DST was not expected to have a big game in Week 11. Aaron Rodgers - look at the weeks he does it. It hopped in front of the intended receiver, and instead of going for it on fourth down, Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy opted to punt with more than 4 minutes remaining and the Packers still having one timeout.
  • Green leaves game with lower back tightness

    Green leaves game with lower back tightness

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    Kyrie Irving , though, had other ideas. Al Horford #42 and Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics look on during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on October 25, 2018 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. More importantly, Tatum stopped settling for jumpers and attacked the rim. "Not too often during the regular season we get to have games like this", Irving said.