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Alabama, Clemson meet in playoffs for third straight year Alabama, Clemson meet in playoffs for third straight year
- January 02, 2018

Alabama and Clemson have already lost on College Football Playoff semifinal day. Gaddy also points out Alabama's long tradition in the Sugar Bowl, with many memorable Crimson Tide wins and even National Championships being played in the Sugar Bowl. (more...)
Packers fire longtime defensive coordinator Dom Capers Packers fire longtime defensive coordinator Dom Capers
- January 02, 2018

The defense hasn't finished among the top 10 teams since the 2010 Super Bowl season. Instead, he built Green Bay's roster with a draft-and-develop philosophy that mostly paid dividends. NFL Network first reported Monday night that Thompson would no longer continue in the role he assumed in 2005 after then-Packers GM/coach Mike Sherman was stripped of his GM duties. (more...)
Packers finish with first losing season since 2008 after Lions loss Packers finish with first losing season since 2008 after Lions loss
- January 01, 2018

Stafford struggled even before he was hurt late in the game, missing open receivers, and finished 20 of 35 for 250 yards with two TDs and an interception on fourth down with just under three minutes left. Unfortunately, the Lions' issues with their running game continued. Lined up in the slot, Golladay caught a pass over the middle and outraced the defense on the 54-yard play. (more...)
Patriots clinch top seed in AFC with win over Jets Patriots clinch top seed in AFC with win over Jets
- January 01, 2018

The New York Jets should be no different. New England's victory over the lowly Jets, in frigid weather at their Gillette Stadium in Foxboro , Massachusetts, meant the Pittsburgh Steelers settled for the second seed in the American Football Conference, despite a 28-24 victory over the hapless Cleveland Browns . (more...)
Eagles' Nick Foles (rest) done for the day after one quarter Eagles' Nick Foles (rest) done for the day after one quarter
- January 01, 2018

It is hard to be too critical of the Eagles offense when so many key players were given the day off or taken out early to prepare for the playoffs. Second-year pro Nate Sudfeld replaced Foles and was 19 of 23 for 134 yards in his first career game. (more...)
This old Hue Jackson press conference is even sadder in retrospect This old Hue Jackson press conference is even sadder in retrospect
- December 31, 2017

I felt the play was blocked well also. I feel like they did a good job. "Mistakes can't be tolerated, so we're going to keep coaching DeShone". The Browns have clinched the No. "He is a leader of this whole group so we would love to have him back, but again, in his own time, he will make that choice and decision and we will be there awaiting that word". (more...)
No. 23 Mississippi State vs. Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl No. 23 Mississippi State vs. Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl
- December 31, 2017

He racked up 111 rushing yards in the first half. And then one of college football's best players in 2016 Heisman victor and 2017 finalist Lamar Jackson of Louisville . Junior linebacker Mark McLaurin led the way with 3 interceptions. Jackson drove Louisville into the red zone, down by a touchdown. They had an interim coaching staff and were without their star quarterback, but yet it was Mississippi State that looked like the more composed team in the bowl game. (more...)
Serena Williams' comeback at Mubadala World Tennis Championship ends in defeat Serena Williams' comeback at Mubadala World Tennis Championship ends in defeat
- December 31, 2017

The Masters 1000 we did already a year ago with Sascha's (Zverev's) two titles, and also the other tournaments. "I think we can expect the same from Djokovic because he is in the same league as Roger and Rafa". Another player in the field looking to build on his successful 2017 is South African Kevin Anderson. "It is dubbed an "exhibition", but the tennis this week in Abu Dhabi is great - it is very competitive and everyone is going to give it their all". (more...)
Friend wrecks DeSean Jackson's truck, leaves weed, bullets behind, report says Friend wrecks DeSean Jackson's truck, leaves weed, bullets behind, report says
- December 30, 2017

Jackson who has underachieved this season since coming over from the Washington Redskins this off-season, signed a 3-year $33.5 million dollar deal. Desean Jackson is in the news again as Tampa Police are conducting an investigation after a single vehicle accident turned up registered in his name. (more...)
McGregor Could Return in Summer McGregor Could Return in Summer
- December 29, 2017

Meanwhile, a logjam of title contenders now waits to advance while interim champion Tony Ferguson (24-3 MMA, 14-1 UFC ) pushes for a title unifier . Do you think that a deal could be reached to put Mayweather inside the Octagon for a fight? And I still don't, listen, you guys know I was here. " I actually have a meeting with those guys today ". (more...)
Wenger explains why Kolasinac has been dropped at Arsenal Wenger explains why Kolasinac has been dropped at Arsenal
- December 29, 2017

Also, midfielder Santi Cazorla remains a long-term absentee with an Achilles injury. Arsenal have no players suspended for this game. And Arsenal make three changes to the side that produced a thrilling 3-3 draw against Liverpool last time out, with Shkodran Mustafi , Sead Kolasinac and Calum Chambers coming in while Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal drop out. (more...)
Mark Hamill apologizes for doubting director Rian Johnson's version of Luke Skywalker Mark Hamill apologizes for doubting director Rian Johnson's version of Luke Skywalker
- December 28, 2017

The Last Jedi dominated the global box office in its opening weekend in 54 markets where it made $230.8m besides its North American haul of $220m. Rian Johnson kisses Mark Hamill during a red carpet event in Mexico City for 'The Last Jedi '. (more...)
NFL Mock Draft: Josh Rosen goes to Browns NFL Mock Draft: Josh Rosen goes to Browns
- December 28, 2017

Darnold is finishing his redshirt sophomore year at USC by playing in the Cotton Bowl this week and Rosen completed his junior campaign. "Whenever I come out to go to the National Football League, I think I'd be honored to play for any team", Darnold said, via ESPN . (more...)
Chiefs starting rookie Patrick Mahomes vs Broncos Chiefs starting rookie Patrick Mahomes vs Broncos
- December 28, 2017

But the job security of Broncos rookie head coach Vance Joseph may hinge in part on Sunday, so Mahomes is likely to get a full taste of a unsafe and star-laden Denver 'D'. Patrick Mahomes will start on Sunday against the Broncos, per Andy Reid. Kansas City (9-6) kicks off against division-rival Denver Broncos (5-10) for a chance to extend a four-game winning streak over its rivals. (more...)
Virgil Van Dijk Absent As Transfer Rumours Persist Virgil Van Dijk Absent As Transfer Rumours Persist
- December 27, 2017

It is a far cry from the 8th-placed finish they secured last term, and not to forget the League Cup final they reached, in which a late Zlatan Ibrahimovic header broke Saints' hearts against Manchester United. While the Sunday World does suggest that Liverpool are willing to meet Southampton valuation of 70 million pounds, Barcelona and Manchester City are also keeping close tabs on the Dutchman. (more...)
Josh Rosen Doesn't Really Want To Play For The Cleveland Browns Josh Rosen Doesn't Really Want To Play For The Cleveland Browns
- December 25, 2017

He's reportedly expressed concerns about ending up with the Browns. It's hard to blame anyone for not wanting to play in Cleveland, but Rosen heading back to UCLA and risking further injury behind a struggling offensive line would make less sense than being the top overall pick. (more...)
Los Angeles Chargers vs New York Jets Los Angeles Chargers vs New York Jets
- December 25, 2017

The Jets also learned that backup quarterback Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg aren't the answers and the Jets know they must go back to the drawing, uh, draft board in 2018. A Matt Forte fumble was recovered by Los Angeles as he was about to enter the red zone in the second quarter. The Chargers were led by quarterback Philip Rivers , who had already thrown for 24 touchdowns and more than 3,800 yards on the season. (more...)
Ryan Giggs Claims He Told United to Buy Gabriel Jesus, Kylian Mbappe Ryan Giggs Claims He Told United to Buy Gabriel Jesus, Kylian Mbappe
- December 24, 2017

United have spent just under £700 million (S$1.26 billion) in the transfer market in the four years since Ferguson's retirement, but Giggs believes that they have not assembled enough high-class players to compete with City. Exhausted of reading? Click through the gallery to see the three players Giggs feels should have never United! Giggs was an assistant under Van Gaal for two years and there was once talk he would eventually become the club's next manager. (more...)
Chelsea avoid Manchester City in League Cup semifinal draw Chelsea avoid Manchester City in League Cup semifinal draw
- December 23, 2017

Lee Johnson's Robins host the Premier League leaders at Ashton Gate on Tuesday, January 23 , with Arsenal taking on Chelsea at the Emirates to conclude semi-final proceedings on January 24. On one side, it's a London derby, and rematch of last year's FA Cup final and this year's Community Shield. 'But if you look at what's happened over the last 10-15 matches between us, we have had good games too. (more...)
Sri Lanka make two changes and bowl, India unchanged Sri Lanka make two changes and bowl, India unchanged
- December 23, 2017

The fall of Rohit, brought in former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (28 off 20; 4×2, 6×2), who added 78 runs for the second wicket with Rahul. 1- Rohit Sharma's 10 sixes in this innings is the most by a captain in a T20I match. 108 runs scored by Rohit only in boundaries today (12 fours, 10 sixes) in a total of 118. (more...)