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Vikings activate Bradford, Bridgewater will reportedly be No. 2

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Well, the Minnesota quarterback may actually be in a team uniform on the sideline against the Saints after what the Vikings announced on Saturday. The Vikings waived tight end Kyle Carter to make room for Bradford. That means the Saints-Vikings victor will be on the road when they play next week against the Eagles in the NFC championship game. Read More »

Father of Yerry Mina: I thank God for Barcelona move

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The father of Yerry Mina is delighted over his move to Barcelona. " I always do it and I hope to succeed ", Mina said. I got goosebumps when Messi approached me with Suarez in the dressing room. "I've always followed great full-backs and great central defenders, like those here, such as [Gerard] Pique, [Javier] Mascherano, [Samuel] Umtiti and [Thomas] Vermaelen". Read More »

England win toss as Hales returns; Tye debuts for Australia

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While calls for his position to be reviewed were met with resistance by the European Central Bank chairman, Colin Graves, and the chief executive, Tom Harrison, Bayliss revealed he will not be seeking a new deal when his contract expires at the end of the 2019 summer. Read More »

Novak Djokovic dominates Dominic Thiem in first match since Wimbledon

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Williams is obviously the biggest name there, and is not yet ready for Grand Slam competition following the birth of her child. If you look at their previous head-to-head records it is clear just how much of a tricky opponent Djokovic has proved for the pair, with him winning just over half of the matches against both Nadal and Federer . Read More »

Andy Cole urges Jose Mourinho to break the bank for Alexis Sanchez

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While there is a no way to go before Malcolm is confirmed as an Arsenal player, based on his Instagram pictures showing him learn English its fair to say that the Brazilian will be making a move to the Premier League soon. Guardiola would not be drawn on his interest in Sanchez at Friday's news conference before their trip to Liverpool on Sunday. "I think in two, three weeks, hopefully the day against Basel, the Champions League game, (he) could be fit, could be ready'" Guardiola said. Read More »

Magic Johnson Tweets Support for Luke Walton Amid LaVar Ball Criticism

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And there was Lakers forward Julius Randle returning to his hometown amid speculation that the Mavericks might be a landing spot if the Lakers decide to trade him. Believe this: The Lakers will never have more than one Ball on their roster - if that many, assuming they can make a go of it with Lonzo. Los Angeles would take the lead back yet again on a three from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope . Read More »

Mets, Adrian Gonzalez agree to deal

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When he returned from his injury, NL Rookie of the Year Cody Bellinger had taken over at first base. The Mets won't need to break the bank for Gonzalez. He was not part of the team's seven-game World Series run. He hit.242 with a.287 on-base percentage, a.355 slugging percentage, three homers and 30 RBIs. Read More »

Dabo Swinney reveals first-round prospect Clelin Ferrell, others coming back

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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced at a team banquet that NFL-draft eligible defensive linemen Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant will return for the 2018 season. The two have been very important to Clemson's success over the past couple of years as Ferrell was a starter in 2016 and helped Clemson win the 2016 national title. Read More »

Ryan's TD pass gives Falcons 10-6 lead

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In, there were a lot of questions that we could not get to in time or other questions we did answer but could use more color. That was exemplified against the Eagles (14-3), who like the Falcons sputtered in the red zone. "Those are certainly topics we are going to look long and deep into". In the night game, there's plenty of drama surrounding the New England Patriots but surely that won't matter on the field because the Patriots have Tom Brady. Read More »

Patriots Heading To Record Seventh Straight AFC Championship Game

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First, the Patriots tuned out a week full of off-field drama. The Titans and Patriots Kickoff at 5:15 pm Pacific Time Saturday on CBS. After a drama-filled week, the quarterback says his focus remains exclusively on football as his team prepares to host the Titans in Saturday's divisional round. Read More »

Sleep not on Jeremy Pruitt's to-do list while rebuilding Tennessee football

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Pruitt is still completing his staff, but he confirmed several hires. Pruitt served as the defensive coordinator at Florida State under Fisher in 2013 before working in the same role under Richt at Georgia in 2014 and 2015. Pruitt replaced Butch Jones at Tennessee on December 7 after an embarrassing and prolonged coaching search for the Volunteers, but he remained at Alabama to help through the national championship. Read More »

Nadal begins new era without mentor Toni Nadal in Australia

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His miserable year will see him seeded 14th, but Djokovic said he was "just grateful that I'm able to be here". "Whenever I get asked that question, it always comes across in an nearly negative way instead of acknowledging how many great players we have", said the British number one. Read More »

Leicester City holds Chelsea at home goalless

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Since losing to Man City in September, Chelsea have won each of their last seven home Premier League games, shipping just three goals and keeping five clean sheets in that time . Speaking after the match, the Italian said, "I think the problem is for the team, not only for Morata ". Despite going down to 10 men with over 20 minutes to play Leicester weren't put under any significant pressure, as Conte somewhat surprisingly withdrew both Hazard and Fabregas for Pedro and Willian . Read More »

Root fit to play in ODI series opener against Australia

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Warner briefly walked laps at the MCG on Saturday but did not bat in the nets or take part in fielding drills, having fallen ill upon his arrival in Melbourne on Thursday. Since the Champions Trophy, Australia has won only five out of the 15 matches they have played. Bayliss, however, deserves credit for what he has achieved, with England's one-day side unrecognisable from the ragtag outfit that so disappointed at the 2015 World Cup in Australasia. Read More »

No. 8 Texas Tech vs. No

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West Virginia vs Texas Tech tv channel is on ESPN. Texas Tech hosted the program's first to-10 matchup in Lubbock. Davenport led the way with the best statistical game of her WVU career, dropping 32 points and 9 rebounds, while Muldrow added 20 points of her own to go with a career-high 17 rebounds. Read More »

Atlanta Falcons Final Thoughts and Game Predictions

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Top-seeded Philadelphia is an underdog (2.5 points as of Friday) to sixth-seeded Atlanta , the first time a No. 6 seed has ever been favored over a No. Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount center, runs the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Dec. Read More »

Rex Burkhead, Mike Gillislee Not Expected To Play For Patriots Vs. Titans

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Burkhead, who originally injured his knee during the Patriots' win over the Pittsburgh Steelers back on December 17, practiced in a limited capacity on Thursday and was hoping to play this weekend. White will resume his usual role on passing downs, but Lewis should see upwards of 20 carries as the team's primary running back versus the Titans. Read More »

Climate's silver lining: See LeBron James play tonight for $16

James led the way with 26 points but only had one assist. Thompson , who is due $36 million over the next two seasons, is now averaging just 5.3 points and 5.7 rebounds in 19 minutes of action per game. Al-Farouq Aminu contributed 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Blazers, who also got 19 points from Jusuf Nurkic and 17 from Shabazz Napier. Saturday's game marks the midway point of the regular season for the Raptors who, with a record of 29-11, have already set a franchise record for the ... Read More »

IPL 2018: 1122 players registered for the auction

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England all-rounder Ben Stokes , who is still out of the national side as he awaits disciplinary or legal charges for the Bristol incident in September, has listed his base price at INR 2 crore . Among those vying for places in cricket's richest T20 League are Proteas superstars Hashim Amla, David Miller, Quinton de Kock and Kagiso Rabada. Afghanistan too will see 13 players in the list while there are 39 from Sri Lanka and an equal number from the West Indies. Read More »

Heyman | Astros acquire Gerrit Cole from Pirates

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That remains his best year as he's managed to only win 19 games the last two years combined. Cole has pitched in parts of five seasons (2013-17) with Pittsburgh, posting a 59-42 record and a 3.50 ERA (304ER/782.1IP) in 127 Major League starts. Read More »

Australian Open 2017-18: Rafael Nadal seeded top in Men's single

The Serbian former world number one had pulled out of a warm-up tournament in Abu Dhabi, raising concerns over his fitness ahead of the year's opening Grand Slam. He's hitting the ball brilliantly. Third-seeded Muguruza is in a hard quarter containing former Australian Open champions Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber , and U.S. Read More »

Inter, il Barcellona dice no all'offerta per Rafinha

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Ora la palla passa alla società con il tecnico Ernesto Valverde che ancora una volta ha escluso Rafinha dai convocati per la gara contro il Celta Vigo insieme agli altri uomini mercato Deulofeu e Aleix Vidal . Il centrocampista del Barcellona è fermo da tempo e sta cercando una sistemazione, anche in prestito per la seconda parte della stagione. L'entourage del giocatore ha già fatto sapere che il loro assistito gradirebbe la meta milanese e sarebbe dunque disposto ad accettare ... Read More »

Centurion Test: Proteas ask India to field first

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Aiden Markram fell six short of a century after getting South Africa off to a strong start on the first day of the second Test against India at SuperSport Park on Saturday. To stand up to the pacers, Indian batsmen have a lot of areas to improve upon. We feel in test cricket every ball is an event and we need to be at the top of the game to win that event and that's why it tests you more than any other format. Read More »

Deferie Sells 12001 Shares of First Bancorp (FBNC) Stock

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, December 20 by SunTrust. Vision Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Middleby Corp Com (MIDD) by 51.69% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors sentiment increased to 2.49 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.86, from 1.63 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 5 investors sold S&T Bancorp, Inc. shares while 32 reduced holdings. Read More »

Ex-Raiders head coach Tom Cable returns to club, reports say

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It was a special day, as hordes of media members, and north of 50 Raiders alumni filled up the team's performance, center anxious to see the newest leader of the coaching staff. Davis docked Cable's pay in relation to that litigation. Cable initially joined the organization as an offensive line coach in 2007. Cable's familiarity with Lynch may indicate that Lynch will be retained. Read More »

Son Heung-Min scores one, creates one as Spurs lead Everton

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Everton have won only one of their last 43 Premier League away games against one of the "big six" (1-0 at Man Utd in December 2013) - drawing 15 and losing 27. Suddenly Tottenham looked unsafe every time they came forward, and they should have had a third five minutes later when Dele Alli exchanged passes with Son on his way into the box, only to fire his finish into the side-netting with only the keeper to beat. Read More »

Man City boss Guardiola breaks another Premier League record with top award

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City claimed the three points with an emphatic 5-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium in September, but Guardiola told Sky Sports News that this weekend's meeting will be a different kind of challenge. "I said , 'Wow, come on!' But then coming here and feeling the spirit immediately, it was just, for me, a match in heaven". Liverpool FC will take on Manchester City at Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Crystal Palace vs Burnley 13 January 2018: EPL Preview and Predictions

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The away side uncharacteristically retreated when Sakho collected Christian Benteke's pass on the left hand side and the Mali global drove in to the box and fired past Nick Pope . Benteke had a chance and Sako went closer still on the stroke of half-time. Georges-Kevin Nkoudou was introduced in place of Jeff Hendrick for a Burnley debut after the hour and the Tottenham loanee nearly had an immediate impact, clipping in a cross from the byline on the left that Gudmundsson was unable to ... Read More »

Spurs supremo issues star players vow

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Mauricio Pochettino threw it out there earlier this week, boldly putting Harry Kane's long-term Tottenham Hotspur future in question. Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has praised Aaron Lennon , his former player, for shining a light on mental health issues and "inspiring people around the world" by returning to the Everton first team after being detained under the Mental Health Act in May. Read More »

Uriah Hall-Vitor Belfort off UFC Fight Night 124

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Choi from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. The bout will headline UFC Fight Night 114. "After that, I will put my body to rest". Belfort is still a risky fighter in short bursts, but these days he quickly slows down and shows clear indications of being past his best and having a weakened chin, as you might expect from someone who has spent over two decades in the cage. Read More »

Knee injury contributed to Newton's fall after hit to head

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According to the NFL, this action required a locker room examination due to the inclusion of the notice that league will "require a locker room concussion evaluation for all players demonstrating gross or sustained vertical instability (e.g., stumbling or falling to the ground when trying to stand)". Read More »

Coquelin: I should have left Arsenal sooner

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Joining the Arsenal academy as a teenager in 2008, Coquelin progressed through the ranks and ended up making 160 senior appearances for the north London club. Valencia travel to Deportivo La Coruna in LaLiga on Saturday, with Coquelin saying: 'Of course I'm ready to play, I'm here to help the team'. I owe a lot to Arsenal, it has been nine years of my life and I will never forget it. Read More »