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Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) runs in for a touchdown during the first half of an National Football League game between the New Orleans Saints and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on December 31, 2017, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL. [Full Article...]

Texans GM taking leave of absence as wife battles cancer

The Sporting News' Alex Marvez reported on Sunday that O'Brien gave the Texans a " him or me ", ultimatum. O'Brien also will push to have input in the hiring of a Smith replacement so he can have more say in personnel decisions, the source said. [Full Article...]

Jack Del Rio Fired by Raiders Amid Jon Gruden Rumors

Jack Del Rio Fired by Raiders Amid Jon Gruden Rumors Del Rio was sacked just one year after leading the team to a 12-4 record and the Raiders' first playoff berth in well over a decade. I take a lot every year from coaches, some others. Del Rio revealed this news to the media after the game. Over the course of 12 seasons as a head coach in the NFL , Del Rio has gone a combined 93-94. [Full Article...]

Penn State jumps out to big lead, hangs on to beat Washington

Penn State jumps out to big lead, hangs on to beat Washington This season he corralled 47 passes for 594 yards including three touchdowns. Washington scored just before halftime, as Myles Gaskin's 13-yard touchdown run with 4:15 remaining in the second made the score 28-14. In this matchup, the lights will be brightest in Penn State's backfield. But unlike in the Cotton Bowl, the Pac-12 team ( Washington ) gave the Big Ten team ( Penn State ) all... [Full Article...]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers To Retain Dirk Koetter in 2018

Tampa Bay Buccaneers To Retain Dirk Koetter in 2018 Through two seasons as Bucs head coach, Koetter is 13-18. It's well known that when this team is clicking on both sides of the ball they are a threat to any organization, but the victory against the Bucs showed that they can get a victory in the close and ugly games when it counts. [Full Article...]

Dana White Floyd's Not Fighting in UFC ... Meeting About Boxing!

Dana White Floyd's Not Fighting in UFC ... Meeting About Boxing! To make matters worse, he hasn't even stepped foot inside the Octagon to compete since November 2016, with no set timetable on when (or if) he will. In the meantime, the UFC crowned an interim lightweight champion in Tony Ferguson in October. [Full Article...]

Chiefs announce Patrick Mahomes will start Sunday

Chiefs announce Patrick Mahomes will start Sunday The Chiefs have secured the AFC West division title and are locked in to the fourth seed, so the outcome of the game is meaningless as far as playoff implications are concerned. Many believe that Reid is quite high on Mahomes and his future in the league. Well, it took a bit longer than the other two first-round quarterbacks of the 2017 class, but Mahomes is finally making his debut. [Full Article...]

Klopp: I don´t know how many goals Firmino has scored

Klopp: I don´t know how many goals Firmino has scored We scored to make it 2-0 and they scored with the next attack, that gives them a lot of energy, the crowd is coming behind them and supporting them". "That is not in my interest". The first half was lit up by one stunning strike from Coutinho , but the second half was well and truly illuminated by four more goals from a Liverpool side who are unstoppable once they reach full flow. [Full Article...]

James Harrison to Patriots: Opportunity meets need

James Harrison to Patriots: Opportunity meets need The team had not announced any transactions Tuesday as of 5 p.m. ET. Harrison , 39, visited the Patriots on Tuesday after clearing waivers on Monday to become a free agent. Marquis Flowers played great in Sunday's win over the Bills in Van Noy's absence, leading the team with 10 tackles and 2.5 sacks, but the Pats could use more depth at linebacker without Dont'a Hightower. [Full Article...]

Fans are excited for the Eagles game at home at the Linc

Fans are excited for the Eagles game at home at the Linc It was one thing to lose Carson Wentz for the season with a torn ACL, but one of the main reasons why they Philadelphia was still considered a serious threat was due to other key weapons on offense along with a reliable defense. At the moment, the Vikings appear to be the biggest threat when it comes to taking away home-field advantage from the Eagles , and a loss on Saturday night to the Packe... [Full Article...]

Father, daughters among five dead in US plane crash

Father, daughters among five dead in US plane crash Victoria Shannon Worthington , 26, and her husband, Peter Worthington Jr ., 27, also were on board. Officials say four people have been confirmed dead after a twin-engine plane crashed in Florida. They were married in June, and her father's Facebook profile photo shows him with his daughters at her wedding. Clayton, a middle school teacher, had a husband and two children - a 3-year-old girl a... [Full Article...]

Steelers vs. Texans: 4 bold predictions sure to go wrong

Steelers vs. Texans: 4 bold predictions sure to go wrong And as always, go Steelers! What this means for the Texans: Houston trailed within five minutes of starting this game, so getting some early points were paramount to the team's upset chances. The NFL's 16th-ranked rush offense ran for 176 on Monday while Yates was just 7 of 16 for 83 and turned the ball over twice. JuJu Smith-Schuster #19 of the Pittsburgh Steelers runs after a catch in ... [Full Article...]

Alan Shearer sends message to Harry Kane as Tottenham star eyes history

Alan Shearer sends message to Harry Kane as Tottenham star eyes history Harry Kane stole the show once more, scoring three and threatening throughout, and the Spurs boss mentioned how he sees the England forward surpassing Shearer's Premier League goal scoring record in the very near future. Tottenham's win moved them up to fifth as they chase a top-four finish and a place in next season's Champions League. Tough game, we knew it'd be tough. [Full Article...]

Miss America CEO resigns over email scandal

Miss America CEO resigns over email scandal One email referred to former Miss USAs as "c**ts". The president, Josh Randle , told The Associated Press his comment responding to an email to his private account about the physical appearance of 2013 victor Mallory Hagan came months before he started working for the Miss America Organization in 2015. [Full Article...]

Late TD pushes USF past Texas Tech in Birmingham Bowl

Late TD pushes USF past Texas Tech in Birmingham Bowl Texas Tech is 2-5 against the spread in its last seven games overall, is 2-7 against the number in its last nine bowl games and is 1-4 at the betting window in its last five games versus a team with a winning record. Texas Tech answered with a touchdown of their own, with T.J. He ran 13 and 21 yards for first downs, the latter coming on a third-and-10 play. He threw for three touchdowns and wa... [Full Article...]

Officer among 4 armymen killed along Rajouri LoC

Officer among 4 armymen killed along Rajouri LoC The soldiers killed in Pakistani troops firing were identified as Major Moharkar Prafulla Ambadas, Lance Naik Gurmail Singh, Lance Naik Kuldeep Singhand Sepoy Pargat Singh. Pakistan and India have a long history of bitter relations over the Himalayan territory of Kashmir, which is claimed by both in its entirety. They have fought two of their three wars over the region since they gained independen... [Full Article...]

Klopp defends Liverpool after Arsenal draw

Klopp defends Liverpool after Arsenal draw Goals either side of half time from Phiippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah were cancelled out by a five-minute onslaught that saw the Gunners take the lead. Alexis Sanchez looked his age and uninterested in proceedings - needing nearly four to five touches to get the ball under control while many a Gunner fan at the Emirates would have been wondering why the powerful and experienced Saed Kolasinac... [Full Article...]

Mourinho complains Man United 'punished' by Christmas schedule

Mourinho complains Man United 'punished' by Christmas schedule However, this does not reflect well on their run of games as the 8 placed team has lost their last two games on the bounce, albeit one being a penalty defeat to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup. The Portuguese is said to have complained about City's overzealous partying in the away dressing room after the 2-1 win, leading to a scuffle in which Mourinho was covered in milk. [Full Article...]

Arsenal wasted Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 'unbelievable' goalscoring potential, says Jurgen Klopp

Arsenal wasted Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 'unbelievable' goalscoring potential, says Jurgen Klopp It's not always the same, it depends on their personnel. "At Arsenal , when you are playing with those two players [Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil] - world class footballers - the natural reaction is, as soon as they get the ball, to look for those two", Merson said. [Full Article...]

Jets rookie Jamal Adams vows to never miss another Pro Bowl

Jets rookie Jamal Adams vows to never miss another Pro Bowl Michael Brockers had a small case for making the Pro Bowl given his play up front this season, but he lacks big numbers and disruptions aren't enough to get you onto the roster. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees earned his 11th Pro Bowl selection and was joined by running backs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara , the latter one of four rookies on the squad. [Full Article...]


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