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Sports NFL Playoffs: Atlanta Falcons at Los Angeles Rams
Author: 0 NFL Playoffs: Atlanta Falcons at Los Angeles Rams

For the Rams , they haven't been here since the 2004 season when they were still the St. Louis Rams . The Rams better hope previous postseason experience doesn't matter, because they have less of it than any of the 12 teams that made the playoffs this season, and not much of a winning track record.

Sports Stoke City sack Hughes after Cup exit
Author: 0 Stoke City sack Hughes after Cup exit

Speaking immediately after the match, former Manchester City manager Hughes was hopeful he would be given more time to lift Stoke out of the relegation zone. Coventry is now playing in English soccer's fourth tier for the first time in almost 60 years, and back playing at its Ricoh Arena home after being forced to play temporarily at nearby Northampton for one season because of a dispute over stadium rent.

Sports Troubling news for Chelsea as Conte slams the club's transfer activity
Author: 0 Troubling news for Chelsea as Conte slams the club's transfer activity

Antonio Conte has revealed that several of Chelsea's first-team squad will be allowed to leave the club during the January transfer window should they wish to do so, report the Telegraph . One of Morata's missed chances came late in the game and would have nearly certainly given Chelsea all three points had he scored, but put through on goal he could only strike it straight at Petr Cech.

Sports NFL Playoffs: Marcus Mariota throws a touchdown pass to himself
Author: 0 NFL Playoffs: Marcus Mariota throws a touchdown pass to himself

On third and goal from the 6-yard line, Mariota was flushed left and looked to throw toward the heavily-covered back corner of the end zone. There's a good chance that Marcus Mariota is going to remember his first career playoff touchdown pass for the rest of his life and that's mainly because he threw it to himself.

Sports Travis Kelce suffers injury after helmet-to-helmet hit
Author: 0 Travis Kelce suffers injury after helmet-to-helmet hit

Young players like Demetrius Harris and wide receiver DeMarcus Robinson must step up. The Chiefs would later rule Kelce out for the remainder of the game. As the Kansas City Chiefs TE attempted to gain some yardage on a play, he took a vicious hit to his head and fell on it afterwards. Kelce sat out the second half and was in concussion protocol the entire week before being activated before his team faced the Steelers.

Sports Missouri falls to Florida in the most crushing way possible
Author: 0 Missouri falls to Florida in the most crushing way possible

The Gators improved to 11-4 overall and 3-0 in the conference. After trailing for nearly the entire first half - by as many as 12 points - the Gators took a 36-35 halftime lead on Deaundrae Ballard's reverse layup with 45 seconds left. Mizzou, which shot 46.2 percent form the field and converted 6 of 9 three-point attempts in the first half, grew its lead to 24-12 before the Gators staged a comeback.

Sports Julius Erving Hospitalized After Falling Ill At Sixers Game
Author: 0 Julius Erving Hospitalized After Falling Ill At Sixers Game

Hall of Famer Julius Erving has been released from the hospital after falling ill at the 76ers game Friday night, according to his management team. The tweet said Dr. Erving spent 11 seasons in Philadelphia as a player and guided the organization to its first (and only) National Basketball Association title in 1983.

Sports Dube and Foote join Rockets royalty after golden win
Author: 0 Dube and Foote join Rockets royalty after golden win

Still, in those years, Canada beat Sweden each time. Dube appeared to score in the second half of the first period, but his rebound goal was waived off due to an early whistle. Against Sweden, Canada faced its toughest opponent of the tournament. "We have the silver medal already", Monten said. "I know they've got a couple good forwards up front, some returning from a year ago, but it looks like they're playing good hockey too so it should be a good battle tomorrow", said Hart.

Sports Saints threatening to run away with NFC South
Author: 0 Saints threatening to run away with NFC South

The Panthers are 8-1 in games decided by eight or less. But a disappointing loss to the Falcons derailed the chance to claim the division crown and host a playoff game. The team that won the two regular season matchups is 13-7 SU in those 20 instances. The Saints swept both regular season games with a 31-21 victory on December 3 and a 34-13 victory on September 24.

Sports Zaccheroni's UAE in Gulf Cup chaos
Author: 0 Zaccheroni's UAE in Gulf Cup chaos

Video and pictures display the devastating scenes of the glass breaking from pressure of the fans and then them falling down quite a way onto the ground. "The Emir of Kuwait orders to provide all necessary assistance to the injured in the event of Jaber Stadium", announced Oman TV this evening. Kuwait are the most successful team in the tournament's history with 10 titles since its inception in 1970.

Sports Big Mega Millions jackpot victor in Florida!
Author: 0 Big Mega Millions jackpot victor in Florida!

If a MI player win's Friday's $450 million jackpot, it would be the largest Mega Millions prize won in the state. Ohio Lottery officials report brisk sales at the state's Mega Millions and Powerball retailers. The jackpot victor will receive an estimated prize of $450 million ($281 million cash). However, under Florida law, the person can not remain anonymous.

Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs: 5 things to watch in AFC Wild Card game

However, you have to think that is weighing on their minds as they prepare to take on the Tennessee Titans Saturday. Titans feature RB DeMarco Murray but due to injury recently the team has been relying on RB Derrick Henry who now leads the team in rushing.

Sports Nagasu, Tennell, Chen earn US Olympic figure skating spots
Author: 0 Nagasu, Tennell, Chen earn US Olympic figure skating spots

Siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani lead the field in ice dance, while Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim are favorites for the U.S.'s only pairs slot. Although points were deducted on her trademark triple Axel (two-footed) at the beginning of her "Miss Saigon" program, Nagasu left the ice in tears of joy, as she amassed 213.84 total points.

Sports Panthers hand Rivera extension through 2020
Author: 0 Panthers hand Rivera extension through 2020

The Panthers play the New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon in the final wild-card game of the weekend. Richardson is under investigation for alleged workplace misconduct . Another milestone for Rivera to check off his list in the coming year as the Panthers most successful coach ever. Tiffany Blackmon of NFL Network first reported the deal was done, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network noted it was worth $15.5 million.

Sports Ranked Halep to face Siniakova in Shenzhen Open final
Author: 0 Ranked Halep to face Siniakova in Shenzhen Open final

The five-times grand slam champion committed 22 unforced errors in the match but stepped up her game at decisive moments of the contest to get past her spirited rival. She beat Slovenia's Polona Hercog 6-4 6-4 in the quarter-finals before moving into the final with a 6-1 6-4 win over Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei. "It was a hard match and (Siniakova) played very well", said Halep.

Sports Md. governor 'outraged' over unheated Baltimore schools
Author: 0 Md. governor 'outraged' over unheated Baltimore schools

Public schools were closed in Baltimore Friday, but it wasn't a snow day. Luke Broadwater, who wrote the article for the Baltimore Sun , joined C4 and Jealous to talk about that report . Instead of blaming one-party politics in Baltimore (where Democrats control the city council and education apparatus) and labor unions (which prioritize teacher tenure over teacher quality), the writer emphasizes actions by education advocates and lawmakers to correct the gap in educational facility ...

Sports Costa sees red few second after scoring in first start for Atletico
Author: 0 Costa sees red few second after scoring in first start for Atletico

In the La Liga clash with Getafe, it was all happening for Costa in a truly bonkers seven-minute period. He ran around the net and to the edge of the stands where he was embraced by thrilled fans, earning him a second booking. Antoine Griezmann completed the rout with a goal from a free kick in stoppage time, moments after the home side had defender Marc Trilles sent off for a second yellow card.

Sports Arsenal confirm signing of Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos
Author: 0 Arsenal confirm signing of Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos

Mavropanos is reportedly set to fly to London imminently to hold talks over his personal terms and undergo a medical. Reports on Wednesday (3 January) claimed Arsenal had struck a £2.2m ($2.9m) fee for the Greece Under-21 worldwide, seeing off interest from Olympiakos having been alerted by their recently appointed head of recruitment Sven Mislintat .

Sports Nick Kyrgios comes back to make semi-finals in Brisbane International
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios comes back to make semi-finals in Brisbane International

Australian No1 Nick Kyrgios has dug deep to move through to the Brisbane International semi-finals after a come from behind 1-6 6-3 6-4 victory over Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov. Kyrgios will be the overwhelming favourite to win his fourth title when he takes on Harrison. "There were a lot of nerves coming into this match, it was a big opportunity for me", De Minaur said.

Sports Manchester City v Burnley
Author: 0 Manchester City v Burnley

City's domestic dominance - they remain unbeaten outside of a dead-rubber loss at Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League - has inevitably led to suggestions they could match Arsenal's "Invincibles" of the 2003-2004 season. "So hopefully we can handle it until the end because, of course, we need the striker's goals ". "We'll try not to drop any competitions". That comes as Arsenal have been dealt a huge blow and it involves Alexis Sanchez.

Author: 0 Lonzo Ball Freezes Kemba Walker, Throws Down A Highlight Dunk In Return

Asked if he felt any pressure to help the Lakers turn around their current funk of eight straight losses and 10 defeats in their last 11 games, Ball responded sharply, "Pressure's been on me since I've been here". Certainly, the Lakers' defense looked as if it were already on break. The Lakers' 37-point beatdown by Russell Westbrook and Co. had Luke Walton at a loss for words, and marks perhaps the lowest point in the Lakers downward trajectory this season.

Sports Michael Carrick shows class with message to David Silva
Author: 0 Michael Carrick shows class with message to David Silva

Before that, the 31-year-old had also sat out a win over Tottenham on December 16 and Carabao Cup tie at Leicester three days later, before playing for the entirety of the win over Bournemouth on December 23. "I want to thank you for the love and good wishes in the last few weeks, special thanks to my team-mates, the manager and the club for understanding", Silva said.

Sports Florida State to hire Michigan State's Harlon Barnett
Author: 0 Florida State to hire Michigan State's Harlon Barnett

FSU football head coach Willie Taggart has made his defensive coordinator selection exactly one month after taking over in Tallahassee. Barnett has been with Michigan State for the past three seasons and helped lead a top-20 defensive unit this season.

Sports Figure skater performs to Lil Jon in gold-worthy routine
Author: 0 Figure skater performs to Lil Jon in gold-worthy routine

A recent rule change in the Winter Olympics allows figure skaters to perform to songs with lyrics, and Queens-born contender Jimmy Ma threw the gauntlet during the U.S. Figure skating just got a lot more hype! 'Something to get the older generation excited and also draw in a new audience'. Jerosch had flirted with winning a title a year ago when he and his former partner were ranked first after the short program but took second in the free skate and wound up in second place overall by ...

Sports Gophers' Reggie Lynch Suspended After Alleged Assault
Author: 0 Gophers' Reggie Lynch Suspended After Alleged Assault

He has appealed the punishment, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported . Coyle justified his decision to hold Lynch out of play but not dismiss him from the program, stating, "We want to make sure he has access to medical treatment, academic services, let him be around his team".

Sports MLB Rumors: Yankees Still Eyeing Manny Machado, Recently Contacted Orioles
Author: 0 MLB Rumors: Yankees Still Eyeing Manny Machado, Recently Contacted Orioles

Though the Orioles have not received any offers yet that satisfy their demands, Heyman reported there are several reasons why the Bombers haven't moved on. However, that's not stopping NY from asking. They made one enormous move already this winter, trading for superstar slugger Giancarlo Stanton , which gives them the scariest lineup perhaps in years .

Sports McNabb, Davis Out At ESPN After Allegations From NFL Network Days
Author: 0 McNabb, Davis Out At ESPN After Allegations From NFL Network Days

Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb and two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Eric Davis have been fired as radio hosts by ESPN over allegations of sexual harassment of a former colleague that surfaced in a lawsuit. He had been a radio host for ESPN, and made regular appearances on a host of shows, including First Take . In her complaint, Cantor alleged McNabb "sent her sexually inappropriate text messages", according to the New York Times' Kevin Draper .

Sports Terry Rozier, Celtics rip Thomas-less Cavs
Author: 0 Terry Rozier, Celtics rip Thomas-less Cavs

However, Thomas was resting on the second night of a back-to-back after making his season and Cavaliers debut Tuesday, so Cleveland had to fend without him and came up short in a 102-88 loss to the Celtics at TD Garden. He said that Ainge has actually texted him numerous times since the trade, but Thomas had never responded. I'm not taking nothing from Paul Pierce. "I.T.

Sports Five reasons why Lemar should chose Liverpool over Arsenal
Author: 0 Five reasons why Lemar should chose Liverpool over Arsenal

Now Coutinho is eager to join Barcelona once more and the natural link with Lemar has been raised once again, with Monaco making it clear that they have no intent of selling their French global in this transfer window. Lemar's addition would surely continue to see the Merseyside giants shine as one of Europe's biggest threats up front, and it's bad news indeed for the likes of United and Arsenal , who could've done with a player of his quality.

Sports Spurs tried really hard to land Kyrie Irving
Author: 0 Spurs tried really hard to land Kyrie Irving

Though Irving would have been a nice offensive playmaker at the 1 for San Antonio , head coach Gregg Popovich continues to trot out a three-headed monster in Patty Mills , Tony Parker and Dejounte Murray. The Cavs had a bad night Wednesday. With the win, the 76ers snapped a 12-game losing streak to the Spurs and improved to 18-19 on the season. The initial NBA All-Star voting returns have been released and the Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving holds an enormous lead over the rest of ...

Author: 0 Stocks Entering Oversold Region: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)

The stock decreased 1.41% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $80.54. The stock had a trading volume of 3,083,885 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,760,000. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since January 5, 2017 and is downtrending. 853,035 are held by Morgan Stanley. Acropolis Investment Management Llc increased Vanguard Index Fds (VOE) stake by 4,639 shares to 12,955 valued at $883,000 in 2017Q3.

Sports ESPN's Katie Nolan calls Donald Trump a 'stupid person' - WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE
Author: 0 ESPN's Katie Nolan calls Donald Trump a 'stupid person' - WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE

While appearing on Viceland's talk show " Desus and Mero ", the 30-year-old sports talker called POTUS a "f-ing stupid person". Appearing Wednesday night on the almost two-year-old Vice Media channel, Nolan and the comedy duo of Desus Nice and The Kid Mero were discussing hand gestures and memes that could be associated with white supremacists.

Sports EPL: Wenger speaks on replacing Alexis Sanchez with Aubameyang
Author: 0 EPL: Wenger speaks on replacing Alexis Sanchez with Aubameyang

Sky Italy reported earlier this week that the Gabon global has emerged as Wenger's priority target to replace Alexis Sanchez if the Chile worldwide finally joins Manchester City this month. Walcott has been tipped to move back to his former club Southampton as he is reportedly growing frustrated of lack of game time at the Emirates. The ace who can operate as a central midfielder or on the wing has started just five times in La Liga and he's desperate to play more.

Sports County braces for possible snow, freezing rain
Author: 0 County braces for possible snow, freezing rain

Friday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 71 and a calm wind becoming southwest around five miles per hour in the morning. Wind chill advisory for Madison, Marshall, Jackson and DeKalb counties until 9 a.m. Monday for the first time in 2018, and the first time since Christmas Day's 33 degree high temperature. The chance of precipitation is 20 percent. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office said two men whose bodies were found Sunday showed signs of hypothermia.

Author: 0 Queen's granddaughter expecting second child

According to the BBC , Zara and Mike's new baby is expected to be born this summer, after the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third child. "However down we feel she will come running up in our faces", Mike continued. The Tindalls also have a 3-year-old daughter Mia , who frequently steals the show at events.

Sports Everton sign new striker Cenk Tosun for £27m
Author: 0 Everton sign new striker Cenk Tosun for £27m

Manager Sam Allardyce was therefore keen to significantly strengthen his frontline, and appears to have got the player he was targeting in this transfer window. They can help me score goals. I know the guys as I've always watched Everton's games from Turkey, so I know a bit about the team already. "This lad looks like he is strong mentally and has a good pedigree", said Allardyce.

Sports Arsenal star offers himself to AC Milan, Southampton also keen
Author: 0 Arsenal star offers himself to AC Milan, Southampton also keen

He has gone on to make an impressive 395 appearances for the Gunners, racking up over 100 goals in the process. Arsene Wenger's tactical shift in formation has meant Walcott has played a bit-part role this season. This has come out of nowhere, and it'll be interesting to see if it develops, as it's not everyday we have an English player wanting to try something overseas when clubs like Everton and Southampton are also knocking on his door.

Sports Jesse Lingard Scores Yet Another Screamer In United's 3rd Round Win
Author: 0 Jesse Lingard Scores Yet Another Screamer In United's 3rd Round Win

However, Sergio Romero was worked at the other end straight afterwards, keeping out Marcus Olsson's header. United's breakthrough came at last in the 84th minute. Derby boss Gary Rowett had chosen to leave leading scorer Matej Vydra on the bench, while handing a rest to key defenders Curtis Davies and Chris Baird .

Sports Germany reach Hopman Cup final
Author: 0 Germany reach Hopman Cup final

Those results meant Germany had to win the mixed doubles or see Belgium reach the final at their expense, and Zverev and Kerber recovered to win 1-4 4-1 4-3 (5-3). EUGENIE BOUCHARD has suffered a huge injury scare ahead of the Australian Open after picking up a buttock problem in Friday's warm-up match. But Zverev and Kerber levelled with their own 4-1 victory in the second set and then finally broke Australia's resistance to reach the final by winning the decider in a desperately tight ...

Sports Virat Kohli becomes most expensive player in IPL history
Author: 0 Virat Kohli becomes most expensive player in IPL history

The purse that one spends for retention of three capped players is Rs 15 crore for Player 1, Rs 11 crore for Player 2 and Rs 7 crore for Player 3 while for two retentions - it's Rs 12.5 crore for Player 1 and Rs 8.5 crore for player 2. India skipper Virat Kohli has incidentally become the most expensive player to be retained through this exercise. Satish Menon, CEO, Kings Xi Punjab , said, "We were among the few teams who wanted all the players in the pool".

Sports Amazon is selling expensive LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball Lithuania jerseys
Author: 0 Amazon is selling expensive LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball Lithuania jerseys

Big Baller Brand might not be everyone's cup of tea, but there is always business to be done and money to be made, regardless of how controversial it may be. The two participated in their first practice on Friday . The whole thing is worth a watch for those who are fans of Ball family antics, but the moment with the reporter comes in at around the 13:28 mark.

Sports Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger banned by FA following West Brom clash
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger banned by FA following West Brom clash

Wenger was furious with Dean awarding a penalty to the Baggies after former Gunner Kieran Gibbs fired the ball at defender Calum Chambers at clsoe range in the box. Ordinarily, fans would be fuming at the thought of losing their manager for three games that could determine their season but one Arsenal supporter would like to see Wenger banned from the touchline for a lot longer than three matches.

Sports Houston Rockets v Golden State Warriors on Watch TNT: Jan. 4
Author: 0 Houston Rockets v Golden State Warriors on Watch TNT: Jan. 4

On Thursday night against the Warriors, though, Green proved to be more than serviceable. The Golden State Warriors recently had to play without the services of Stephen Curry for a stretch due to injury, and Draymond Green has also missed some time this season.

Sports Raiders reportedly will introduce Jon Gruden as coach next week
Author: 0 Raiders reportedly will introduce Jon Gruden as coach next week

Despite not coaching in almost a decade Gruden has routinely been a magnet for head coaching rumors. He last coached for the Silver & Black when the Raiders lost to the New England Patriots in the infamous "Tuck Rule Game", and was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shortly after.

Sports Fixture pile-up will
Author: 0 Fixture pile-up will "kill" players says Guardiola

The Spaniard, who has been exceptional this season, released a statement earlier this week revealing that his newborn son, Mateo, had been born "extremely" prematurely and was "fighting every day" in a Valencia hospital. Silva's former club, Valencia, gave a message of support to the player who spent four years at the Spanish club before joining City in 2010. "He wants to stay and help us because he loves to play for City, but family is the most important thing in life".

Sports Titans vs. Chiefs: Points will be at a premium
Author: 0 Titans vs. Chiefs: Points will be at a premium

This is what the second-year running back had to say. The Titans lost three of their last four games , with Sunday's win coming against a Jags squad that had nothing to play for, as they had already clinched a postseason berth. Here's how wild card weekend will go down (and be sure to tune in to the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday!). If the Titans can do that, they might be able to control the game on them.

Sports Emre Can will not Liverpool in January
Author: 0 Emre Can will not Liverpool in January

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has reached an agreement in principle to join Juventus in the summer, following the expiration of his contract at Anfield. But it was reported on Friday that Juventus had struck an agreement with Can, and will sign him on a five-year deal worth £85,000 a week. Still at 23-years-old, though, he has room to improve and losing him for free would be a big loss for the Reds.