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Sports D'Angelo Russell Cleared to Play for First Time Since Nov. 10
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We've got to do a better job of playing with a lead and it shouldn't have even come down to the fourth quarter". It shouldn't have come down to the fourth quarter, it should have been over. The Nets got strong bench play from Caris LeVert and Joe Harris, each with 12 points. "There were so many big plays", Atkinson said. Do it again on Friday.' " Well, he did.

Sports Government Shutdown Takes NFL off American Forces Network
Author: 0 Government Shutdown Takes NFL off American Forces Network

Not all members of the armed forces have access to USO facilities, but the league is trying to find a way to get them access to the games, per Pro Football Talk . It had been scheduled to show both the AFC championship and NFC championship games . NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said via Twitter that those with access to a USO Center can see the games for free, as the centers can use NFL Game Pass.

Author: 0 AFC Championship Match Up: Jaguars at Patriots

At this point, Brady is expected to play in Sunday's game despite him being vague about his status on Friday afternoon. But the Jaguars got the gift of all gifts this week when Brady injured his throwing hand in practice, apparently during a hand off.

Sports Shimonek Delivers Game-Winning Touchdown in Shrine Game
Author: 0 Shimonek Delivers Game-Winning Touchdown in Shrine Game

Saturday's East-West Shrine Game won't be the only all-star game Poona Ford will be playing in this month. Brett Favre, Willie Roaf and Gary Huff were inducted into the East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame on Friday. Northern Iowa's Daurice Fountain, who had three catches for 61 yards, set up Martin's TD with a 30-yard punt return and a 16-yard reception. South Florida's Quentin Flowers was expected to showcase his passing skills for the East.

Sports Mikel Merino reveals how Newcastle will tackle the Premier League leaders
Author: 0 Mikel Merino reveals how Newcastle will tackle the Premier League leaders

Just over 24 hours later second-placed Manchester United won at home to Stoke City to reduce City's lead to 12 points at the top of the Premier League and it had Paul Pogba and Juan Mata insisting the title race is not yet done . We can still improve. While the defeat to Liverpool last weekend ended their hopes of replicating the feat of the Arsenal Invincibles, it may well have taken some of the pressure off the players.

Sports 5-star SF Zion Williamson commits to Duke
Author: 0 5-star SF Zion Williamson commits to Duke

Williamson, a five-star prospect and one of the top recruits in the 2018 class , made his announcement live on "SportsCenter". The 6-foot-6, 275-pound star prospect brings yet another blue chip prospect to the Blue Devils program. He is not in great shape at the moment, owing in part to a bruised foot that forced him to miss the first two months of his high school senior season (he has returned now).

Sports Manchester United are confident of catching City says United star
Author: 0 Manchester United are confident of catching City says United star

Jose Mourinho will be remaining at Manchester United - and will be handed an impressive transfer kitty as he does so. It may not have been vintage United but after leaders Manchester City lost their unbeaten league record in a 4-3 reverse at Liverpool on Sunday, it was vital Jose Mourinho's side took the chance to close the gap at the top to 12 points.

Sports Manchester United leading the race to sign Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri
Author: 0 Manchester United leading the race to sign Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri

As per The Metro , Premier League and Ligue 1 leaders Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in signing the Ivory Coast International. Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho and co are set to lose Michael Carrick to retirement at the end of the season, while Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic are all approaching their 30's, with Marouane Fellaini having already reached the threshold.

Sports Reigning champion Roger Federer fires past Richard Gasquet
Author: 0 Reigning champion Roger Federer fires past Richard Gasquet

The 36-year-old Swiss maestro is yet to drop a set in his quest for a 20th grand slam title. Temperatures soared to 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) as the start of an expected heat wave hit the Australian Open on Thursday, bringing misery to players unfortunate enough to have their matches scheduled during the day session and keeping many spectators away.

Sports Reported Arsenal target Malcom starts for Bordeaux vs Caen
Author: 0 Reported Arsenal target Malcom starts for Bordeaux vs Caen

That's logical. If he's asking questions and he still manages to make assists or score goals , it'll be fine. Bordeaux star Malcom is "thinking over" a potential move to Arsenal amid interest from the Premier League club, the French side's coach Jocelyn Gourvennec admitted on Monday.

Sports Two changes for Manchester City against Newcastle United
Author: 0 Two changes for Manchester City against Newcastle United

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as Manchester City restored their 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win at home to Newcastle United on Saturday (Jan 20). I say that because they can go to tough places and draw 0-0. "We dropped two points against Palace and got it back against Watford". The score honestly flattered Manchester City .

Sports UFC 220 Embedded 6: Miocic vs Ngannou Vlog Series
Author: 0 UFC 220 Embedded 6: Miocic vs Ngannou Vlog Series

At Bellator 192, Douglas Lima defends his welterweight title on the Paramount Network (formerly known as Spike) against Rory MacDonald, while the heavyweight grand prix kicks off with Chael Sonnen taking on Rampage Jackson. ET. In the evening's showpiece fight, Miocic takes on rising star Ngannou who many believe could be the future of the heavyweight division. Both Poirier and Gaethje are coming off Fight of the Night efforts last Fall, Poirier stopping Anthony Pettis in three ...

Sports Moyes a fan of Joao Mario
Author: 0 Moyes a fan of Joao Mario

The Mexico striker's first league goal from October rescued a point on Saturday as the Hammers drew 1-1 with Bournemouth . Javier Hernandez may be heading for the exit at London Stadium but he proved his worth to West Ham by salvaging a 1-1 draw against Bournemouth on Saturday.

Sports English Premier League Report: Burnley v Manchester United 20 January 2018
Author: 0 English Premier League Report: Burnley v Manchester United 20 January 2018

The central defensive partnership of Phil Jones and Chris Smalling will be key to Manchester United keeping another clean sheet, with the visitors likely to bombarded with a barrage of crosses. The match at Turf Moor kicks off at 15:00GMT on Saturday, with no live coverage available in the United Kingdom due to blackout restrictions. Anthony Martial scored the only goal of the match to give Manchester United four straight wins and to cut City's lead at the top of the EPL table as ...

Sports Robin Van Persie returns to boyhood club Feyenoord after 14 years
Author: 0 Robin Van Persie returns to boyhood club Feyenoord after 14 years

Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie , will be returning to boyhood club Feyenoord from Turkish side Fenerbahce next week, the Dutch champions said on Friday. Giovanni van Bronckhorst's side now sit fifth in Eredivisie, 14 points behind league leaders PSV Eindhoven. His spell at Fenerbahce was not as fruitful as first hoped - with Van Persie only appearing twice this season, and the club struggling to make an impact domestically since his arrival, qualifying for ...

Sports Barcelona denies any contact with Griezmann
Author: 0 Barcelona denies any contact with Griezmann

Any potential move for Griezmann would involve an activation of his £889m release clause now in place in his deal at the Wanda Metropolitano. Reports in Spain claimed the Catalans had struck a secret deal to sign France worldwide Griezmann, 26, in summer.

Sports Chelsea Could Be Banned From Transfer Market (SEE WHY)
Author: 0 Chelsea Could Be Banned From Transfer Market (SEE WHY)

The investigation has lasted around four months since September of 2017 when they were warned that they were being investigated for the signing of foreign juvenile players . The Guardian reported that TMS flagged up some 25 cases in which it thought Chelsea might have transgressed and has passed its findings to FIFA's disciplinary committee.

Sports Claude Puel: 'Leicester City not close to new signings'
Author: 0 Claude Puel: 'Leicester City not close to new signings'

Troy Deeney has been involved in six goals in his last seven league starts (including play-offs) against Leicester (three goals, three assists). Indeed, no team has scored more (5, level with Man City) or conceded more (4, level with West Ham) 90th minute goals in the Premier League this season than Marco Silva's side, with eight of those nine goals in total changing the outcome of the match (W2 D3 L3).

Sports Australian Open: Kerber thumps Sharapova in third round
Author: 0 Australian Open: Kerber thumps Sharapova in third round

Halep saved three match points in the 22nd game of the third set at 0-40 and Davis saved five break points in the 23rd game in the 3 hour, 45-minute match. "I was just more trying to go out on a special court for me and playing again good tennis". "It will be another tough match", said Kerber. The 30-year-old played almost flawless in the opening set, but things got complicated in the second set before she recovered to win the tie-break and claim a 6-1, 7-6 (2) win over Sevastova in a ...

Sports 'I'm not a racist': Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments
Author: 0 'I'm not a racist': Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments

US President Donald Trump , flanked by US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), listens during a bipartisan meeting with legislators on immigration reform at the White House in Washington , US January 9, 2018. We're not going to get there by him trying to blame Democrats. "They took responsibility. They made a mistake". Trump also said the allegation was hurting efforts to strike a deal to protect so-called Dreamer immigrants .

Sports Shatley, Jaguars set for AFC championship game
Author: 0 Shatley, Jaguars set for AFC championship game

Brady took the podium at Gillette Stadium on Friday, using his left hand to hold the door open as he entered the media room. But he didn't answer any inquiries into the nature of his injury. He did say that he "was out there" for practice Friday adding "it was fun", but he didn't indicate how much he was able to do in practice. "He just hates that gnat just always around", said Dareus, who might be more familiar than any Jacksonville player with Brady, having spent six-plus seasons with ...

Sports Could the Green Bay Packers be forced to release Aaron Rodgers?
Author: 0 Could the Green Bay Packers be forced to release Aaron Rodgers?

They were shut out for the second time at home. Teams out of playoff contention regularly put players on IR for the final two games of the regular season, even if the players could have played in a game that had postseason implications. According to Schefter, who cites league sources, the teams have called on the Packers to release Rodgers as a result. "He's smart, he guides the guys in the back end ...

Sports Arsenal v Crystal Palace: Story of the match
Author: 0 Arsenal v Crystal Palace: Story of the match

Sanchez, meanwhile, has finally got the move he wanted and, whether it be City or United, it's clear that he wasn't going to sign a new contract at Arsenal with the money on offer elsewhere. With on 22 minutes, the game was well and truly over as Lacazette fired home past a shell-shocked Wayne Hennessey in the Eagles goal to make it 4-0.

Author: 0 Jaguars vs. Patriots: Coverage from around the country

According to a report from Michael Felger of 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston , Brady suffered a cut on his finger from hitting the buckle on a teammates helmet. Yeah, I don't know. During a typically tight-lipped news conference, Belichick was asked about whether Brady would be a game-time decision. Brady canceled his scheduled media sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, so the fact he took the podium on Friday is a good sign.

Sports Premier League updates from Turf Moor
Author: 0 Premier League updates from Turf Moor

Burnley will be without Jonathan Walters due to knee surgery that will sideline him for eight weeks, while Chris Wood and Stephen Ward are out. When asked whether he had any new injury concerns ahead of the game , Mourinho told the press: "Nothing new to report". He is, however, still without the likes of Eric Bailly , Daley Blind , Zlatan Ibrahimović and Michael Carrick, all of whom are long-term absentees.

Sports Barcelona superstar not 100% fit for the El Clasico
Author: 0 Barcelona superstar not 100% fit for the El Clasico

Real's "BBC" front three haven't played a single minute of action together, largely due to a series of injury problems for Bale . Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday the side's crunch game against Barcelona on Saturday is likely to be the hardest game of the season .

Sports Novak Djokovic eases into Australian Open fourth round
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic eases into Australian Open fourth round

She was banned for 15 months after testing positive for meldonium, not long after the medication was added to the list of banned substances, when she was in Australia in 2016. 7 David Goffin advanced, but No. 20 Roberto Bautista Agut lost to Fernando Verdasco, a semifinalist here in 2009, and former Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic lost 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (4) to Lukas Lacko.

Sports Can 'miracle' propel Vikings to Super Bowl — Sports Notebook
Author: 0 Can 'miracle' propel Vikings to Super Bowl — Sports Notebook

So if this actually holds, it will be the Jacksonville Jaguars playing the Minnesota Vikings in the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. Play caller Josh McDaniels and Brady, who led New England to a fifth Super Bowl title last year despite the absence of Rob Gronkowski, adjusted accordingly to Edelman's absence with another terrific year.

Sports Roger Federer vs. Jan-Lennard Struff 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
Author: 0 Roger Federer vs. Jan-Lennard Struff 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

The Swiss megastar more than held his own when "interviewed" by comedian Will Ferrell - in character as Ron Burgundy from the Anchorman movies - after his opening-round win over Bedene. Belgian seventh seed David Goffin was knocked out in the second round, going down 1-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-1 7-6 (7-4) to 36-year-old Julien Benneteau, the world number 59.

Author: 0 Brady suits up for practice but yet to throw with injured hand

In that same press conference, he chose to avoid any questions about the condition of his right hand . We'll soon find out how Brady performs, and if the Jaguars will be able to put a stop to the defending champions quest for a sixth Lombardi Trophy.

Sports Trump's Doctor Says Cognitive Test President Requested Is Normal
Author: 0 Trump's Doctor Says Cognitive Test President Requested Is Normal

The news agency said Mr Trump claimed was only expressing what many people felt but will not say about immigrants from economically depressed countries, according to a person who spoke to him. The envoys have been instructed to emphasize areas of shared cooperation, which transcend any comments that may have been made by the president, officials said.

Sports Jones: United can still catch City
Author: 0 Jones: United can still catch City

Mourinho has added his voice to the praise being lavished on Shaw of late, with the formerly forgotten man having shown that he could have a big part to play in United's future. Phil Jones has insisted Manchester City must only look to when they won their first Premier League title to see how a race to be crowned Champions can change dramatically.

Sports Three tactics to use against Man City
Author: 0 Three tactics to use against Man City

Back in October of 2004 - before the mega money takeover at City - Newcastle triumphed over the travelling side, in one of the most exciting second-half showings in Premier League history. "I remember in my first season we were eight points clear, absolutely cruising, [everyone thought there was] no way we'd let the lead slip, and we lost it on the final day".

Sports Man City star signs new long-term contract
Author: 0 Man City star signs new long-term contract

Talks have been ongoing between City and Fernandinho for a number of months, with the 32-year-old's previous contract due to expire in the summer. " This is a club with a fantastic future and I want to be a part of it for as long as possible ", he said.

Sports Novak Djokovic: surviving the heat at Melbourne Park
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic: surviving the heat at Melbourne Park

Novak Djokovic and Albert Ramos-Vinolas meet in the third round of the 2018 Australian Open . "It's the beginning of the season". But I think there is a limit, and that is a level of tolerance between being fit and being in danger in terms of health.

Sports Chennai Super Kings ropes in Lakshmipathy Balaji as bowling coach
Author: 0 Chennai Super Kings ropes in Lakshmipathy Balaji as bowling coach

Bravo possesses a deadly slower yorker, which has bamboozled many a batsman, which dips in at the last moment after initially appearing to be a juicy full toss. "This is a special place and the thought of being with any other franchise was never a question". Talking about why his heart remains firmly in place with "Namma Chennai ", he said, "It's because of everything- what we have been through, how we have conducted ourselves, how the management, players and fans have been.

Sports Australian Open: Top Seed Simona Halep Survives a Marathon Match
Author: 0 Australian Open: Top Seed Simona Halep Survives a Marathon Match

Halep now plays either 18th seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia or Japan's Naomi Osaka in the last 16 after the longest match of the women's tournament so far. The women's draw has already lost Garbiñe Muguruza, the No. 3 seed and the defending Wimbledon champion; Venus Williams , the No. 5 seed who was the runner-up here previous year; and Jelena Ostapenko, the No.

Author: 0 No luck for Malcom, should Arsenal hijack Tottenham attempts for Lucas Moura?

Goal , meanwhile, suggests Arsenal, who hope to add Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to their ranks alongside Mkhitaryan this month, could yet resurrect their interest in the summer but risk losing out to Spurs should they opt to wait that long. It could be Tottenham's gain following claims that Arsenal's arch rivals have already agreed a deal with Bordeaux and Pochettino has personally spoken with the player to convince him to move to Tottenham.

Sports Women's basketball looks to capitalize on second chance against Michigan State
Author: 0 Women's basketball looks to capitalize on second chance against Michigan State

The Hoosiers maintain a 68-53 series edge over the Spartans. Juwan Morgan is leading IN with 15.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per game while Robert Johnson is adding 13.6 points per contest. Six of OSU's seven conference wins have been decided by nine or more points (Wednesday's 71-65 win at Northwestern is the exception). IN has won three straight games, including a 66-46 win over Northwestern this past weekend.

Sports Bold predictions for Conference Championship Games
Author: 0 Bold predictions for Conference Championship Games

With the other three teams and their fans, the hunger pangs are constant - as is that gnawing belief that something has to go wrong between now and the hoisting of the Lombardi Trophy. "Pittsburgh was so focused on the Patriots that they forgot to gameplan for the Jaguars": Listen, I'm sure there's a tiny bit of truth there, but that isn't the reason they lost.

Sports Prediction: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace
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The Gunners head into the game looking to try and get their campaign back on track after the disappointment of their 2-1 defeat at the hands of Bournemouth last weekend. Before the two team's last met - which was not even a month ago - Palace were on an eight match unbeaten streak before being beaten 3-2 at Selhurst Park .

Sports Questions Linger About Brady's Health Ahead of Championship Game
Author: 0 Questions Linger About Brady's Health Ahead of Championship Game

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady talks with backup quarterback Brian Hoyer during practice on Wednesday - apparently before Brady injured his hand. They were coming off a disappointing 3-13 campaign in 2016, and quarterback Blake Bortles was under heavy criticism. Game script was part of that, as the Jaguars were defending a lead for most of the game.