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There's no competition anymore. McVay said the Rams chose to take their foot off the gas only after extensive internal discussions and a front-office decision that no players on the verge of statistical benchmarks will miss out on financial incentives.
  • Will play in Peach Bowl

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    UCF will counter with a variety of looks and options to fill the void. The award for first bulletin board material went to Central Florida running back Adrian Killins Jr. The sophomore's combination of good decisions and playmaking ability are big reasons why the Knights lead the country in scoring offense at 49.4 points per game.
  • PM Modi relives the past with coffee stop

    PM Modi relives the past with coffee stop

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    After the conclusion of the oath ceremony, while returning to the helipad, the PM made a surprise halt at the iconic Indian Coffee House (ICH) on the Mall Road in the city. His swearing-in ceremony in Shimla was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath among others.
  • Chiefs Will Start QB Patrick Mahomes On Sunday

    Chiefs Will Start QB Patrick Mahomes On Sunday

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    Mahomes, the tenth overall pick this year out of Texas Tech, will not just be making his first career National Football League start, he'll be getting his first-ever snaps: Alex Smith has yet to come off the field this season. on CBS. In fact, you know there will be fans calling for Mahomes to start the Wild Card game over Smith if the rookie plays well enough. He went on to say he has no expectations for Mahomes and he just wants him to get reps and have some fun.
  • Arsenal boss Wenger happy for Wilshere to be offered new terms

    Arsenal boss Wenger happy for Wilshere to be offered new terms

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    Having celebrated his 19th birthday last month, the midfielder still has years to mature and develop his ability, with Roy Hodgson's side now swamped in a relegation dogfight at the wrong end of the table. "If he goes in January, I don't see it will hurt Arsenal ". Giroud is out of action due to a hamstring injury, with Wenger expecting his compatriot to return in mid-January.
  • Sugar Bowl 2017: What time, what channel, livestream for Alabama and Clemson

    Sugar Bowl 2017: What time, what channel, livestream for Alabama and Clemson

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    Exactly one week before his team faces Clemson in the College Football Playoff, Alabama coach Nick Saban was spending time with his family on Christmas. In a rematch of last year's National Championship game, the University of Alabama will take on the Clemson Tigers in the Sugar Bowl. "And no matter what you do you don't remember all the things that you did, but you always remember whether you won or lost the game".
  • Josh Rosen seems to confirm report about avoiding Browns

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    As it stands, Josh Rosen from UCLA would be a solid pick at first overall, but he has expressed that he might not want to play in Cleveland. Now with a concussion holding out Rosen and the expectation that there will be no new game tape of him coming out of UCLA teams are on the clock to determine their take on his personality and love for the game.
  • 'City edition' uniforms have all been released

    'City edition' uniforms have all been released

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    Nike released its " City Edition " uniforms for all 30 teams on Wednesday, and the Celtics' version pays tribute to Red Auerbach and Boston's famous parquet floor. The Golden State Warriors edition represents the Bay Area's Asian culture, with a dragon overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and the jersey number. The Bulls will wear their new "City" edition uniforms for the first time on January 26 when they host the Los Angeles Lakers .
  • Paulinho reveals talks with Philippe Coutinho over potential move to Barcelona

    Paulinho reveals talks with Philippe Coutinho over potential move to Barcelona

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    Paulinho recently urged his Brazilian compatriot to join him in Spain , and he has now admitted that private talks have taken place with him and the 25-year-old. Speaking afterwards, Redknapp was full of praise for Oxlade-Chamberlain: "I wasn't sure about the move for him to start with and I was wondering how he was going to do, but he has surprised me".
  • American Airlines Flight Attendant Falsely Accuses Two Pro-Athletes Of Stealing Blankets

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    They were headed to a scheduled game in the state of South Dakota. Problem is. a flight attendant accused the men of stealing the blankets and kicked them off the plane. They flew on a different American Airlines flight and were even given first class seats. The civil rights group NAACP issued a travel advisory in October, warning African-Americans about "a pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers, specific to American Airlines".
  • Worth Observing Stocks: Ignyta, Inc. (RXDX), XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO)

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    It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Lakewood Capital Management Lp increased Hca Healthcare Inc (HCA) stake by 10.24% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Barclays Public Ltd reported 0% stake. Whittier Tru Com Of Nevada invested in 0.03% or 3,300 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Inc reported 20,356 shares stake.
  • Detroit Pistons vs. Indiana Pacers - 12/26/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Detroit Pistons vs. Indiana Pacers - 12/26/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    The Pistons won for the fifth time in six games. In the third quarter, the Pistons starting unit got off to another quick start, outscoring the Pacers 12-6 over the first five minutes as the lead ballooned back up for Detroit. The league announced in its Last Two Minute Report that the crew in question botched three foul calls on Kevin Durant and one on LeBron James in the Christmas Day showdown and NBA Finals rematch between the Warriors and Cavaliers on Monday.
  • Serena Williams to play first match since daughter's birth

    Serena Williams to play first match since daughter's birth

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    Williams has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, a record for the professional era. SAM Stosur says she expects Serena Williams to front up to defend her Australian Open crown only if the American thinks she is ready to play at her best. The Mubadala World Tennis Championship is expected to be part of Williams' preparation for an Australian Open title defense. "She's got her visa, she's entered, she's practicing and she's probably just got to find a bit more space for a bigger ...
  • Marouane Fellaini Hints At Manchester United Exit

    Marouane Fellaini Hints At Manchester United Exit

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    Reports claim that PSG are ready to make contact in January in the hope that they can convince Fellaini to snub a contract extension in favour of a move to the French capital in the summer. "I don't know yet if I'll accept it - we will see. You can not arrange something like that in a jiffy". "The coach is someone who respects the decisions of his players".
  • Conte makes exception and speaks about Bayern Munich star

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    Manchester United are interested in both players with Brazilian forced to deny recent claims that he held talks with former boss Jose Mourinho. "Especially if you try to link this player with us". He also invested heavily in Tiemoue Bakayoko and Danny Drinkwater during the summer transfer window. However, Jupp Heynckes, who replaced Carlo Ancelotti as manager in October, has started Vidal in each of Bayern's last four matches.
  • Wenger puts Allardyce right over Giroud to Everton rumours

    Wenger puts Allardyce right over Giroud to Everton rumours

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    Giroud had been linked with a switch to the Toffees , under Ronald Koeman at the time, after Alexandre Lacazette arrived at the Emirates and claimed the starting spot as Arsenal's centre-forward. West Ham and Crystal Palace are among the clubs who are reported to be interested in signing Giroud in January, with the Frenchman keen to stay in London as his family is settled in the capital.
  • Big Sam stalemate extends West Brom's winless run to 18

    Big Sam stalemate extends West Brom's winless run to 18

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    The best of West Brom's chances came from crosses against a poor Everton side. The Welshman went into the English Premier League game batting away suggestions that he would be sacked if the Potters lost to their fellow strugglers. The Toffees looked like they would struggle to avoid relegation for much of the first half of the season but they are now in 9th position on the standings and will go into this game as the firm favourites.
  • Liberians voting in presidential runoff election

    Liberians voting in presidential runoff election

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    The runoff was triggered since neither Weah nor Boakai managed to win 50 percent of the vote, which would have handed either candidate an automatic victory. But many voters see a poor boy from the slums who made good against the odds. "I want change", said Miama Kamara, a 32-year-old businesswoman, after casting her ballot in the capital.
  • Tuesday's matchup: Bulls at Bucks

    Tuesday's matchup: Bulls at Bucks

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    The Bucks led by one at halftime and appeared ready to break the game open after starting the second half on a 19-2 run. He hit a pair of 3-pointers and scored 12 points in the third as the Bucks knocked down 10 of 18 shots, including four from distance, to knot things up at 83 heading into the fourth.
  • Tottenham have two absent for Southampton clash, Saints without trio

    Tottenham have two absent for Southampton clash, Saints without trio

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    The second half of the Premier League kicks off on Boxing Day with the festive mood well in truly still continuing in the Premier League . Hopefully we can bounce back from this moment. Southampton have lost five of their last six away games at Tottenham , with the only win coming in May, 2016. Dele Alli has scored in all three of his Premier League meetings with Southampton , netting four goals in all, while also providing an assist.
  • Cactus Bowl preview, prediction vs. Kansas State

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    A Bruin team that finished last in the Pac-12 in rushing defense struggled to stop the run again in Tuesday's Cactus Bowl , which Kansas State won 35-17. Kansas State will look to running back Alex Barnes to carry a heavy load in the game, as he has rushed for 702 yards and 6 touchdowns on 134 carries this season.
  • Boxing Day a success for retailers

    Boxing Day a success for retailers

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    Consumer appetite for the post-Christmas sales period dwindled in 2016 after an extended period of discounting that began well before November's Black Friday. "What we find, actually, is Boxing Day turns into Boxing Week and that turns into Boxing Month", O'Neill said. Customers queued outside in cold conditions to get access to the perfumes section of the famous department store as others scoured the designer stands looking for discounts.
  • Manchester City's Yaya Toure agrees to play for Ivory Coast again

    Manchester City's Yaya Toure agrees to play for Ivory Coast again

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    Touré announced his retirement from worldwide football in September 2016 to focus on club duties, but has been used sparingly by Pep Guardiola this season. "I want to help the next generation and use my experience to make all Ivorians proud!". Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure comes out of worldwide retirement for the Ivory Coast after seeing opportunities at club level severely limited.
  • 434 runs and counting ... Smith extends golden streak at the MCG

    434 runs and counting ... Smith extends golden streak at the MCG

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    Fortunately, Smith didn't suffer any structural damage to his hand. The 28-year-old said he had been in pain on Sunday and again on Monday when he was batting during training but it would not affect him when he leads his side out on Tuesday as they continue their push for a series whitewash.
  • Tyson Chandler throws down game-winning alley-oop with .6 seconds

    Tyson Chandler throws down game-winning alley-oop with .6 seconds

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    A missed shot attempt from the Grizzlies as the clock expired finished the game and left the Suns walking away with a dramatic, but satisfying win. Even more so if victories came in the same manner it did Tuesday night, when Suns center Tyson Chandler caught a ideal inbound alley-oop pass from teammate Dragan Bender at the buzzer to give Phoenix a 99-97 win at home over the Memphis Grizzlies .
  • Bucs vs. Saints game flexed for 4:25 pm ET

    Bucs vs. Saints game flexed for 4:25 pm ET

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    Ted Ginn caught a 54-yard pass for a touchdown, which came just a few plays after Lattimore's interception and shortly before halftime. The Falcons are playing for a playoff berth. Brees joined retired stars Peyton Manning and Brett Favre in reaching the milestone with a 12-yard screen pass to Mark Ingram during the first quarter, reaching the mark in 248 games to 258 for Manning and 293 for Favre.
  • Hockey Legend and Mississauga Resident Passes Away at 93

    Hockey Legend and Mississauga Resident Passes Away at 93

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    After being sent down to the AHL in separate stints with the Providence Reds and Cleveland Barons , Bower was claimed by the Maple Leafs in the 1958 Inter-League Draft. Years after retiring, Mr. Bower remained one of the most beloved ex-Leafs even though he originally had no desire to be in Toronto. Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan issued a statement noting Bower's "generosity of spirit, kindness and passion for people".
  • How you can get Jacksonville Jaguars playoff tickets

    How you can get Jacksonville Jaguars playoff tickets

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    On the bright side, the Titans are still very much alive with a Week 17 showdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars looming, but it appears for all the world as if Tennessee will navigate that match-up without three-time Pro Bowl running back DeMarco Murray.
  • Duke earns second bowl win in past 3 seasons

    Duke earns second bowl win in past 3 seasons

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    As a result, Duke got the ball back at the NIU 11-yard line, and the Blue Devils' offense was able to easily score four plays later, giving Duke a 14-0 lead. Duke rushed for 220.7 yards per game in wins and just 115.2 yards in losses, while Northern Illinois went for 200.8 rushing yards in wins and 160.3 yards in losses.
  • Landon Collins calls teammate Eli Apple a cancer

    Landon Collins calls teammate Eli Apple a cancer

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    Besides that, DRC and Jackrabbit, they play hard, they love what they do. Landon Collins won't be on the field with Eli Apple for Sunday's game against Washington, and it sounds like he hopes he never is again in the future. It's unclear if Apple is allowing his personal life issues interfere with his professional career, but it's clear that he has become a constant headache for his teammates.
  • LeBron explains why NBA Finals loss received't hang-out him

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    That said, he will have the chance to contribute to his team's cause on the court, rather than outside of it if he gets suspended or ejected. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, James is averaging 5.9 free throws a game, which is the lowest since his rookie season when he averaged 5.8 a game.
  • Barcelona lead Madrid by 14 points with 3-0 'clasico' win

    Barcelona lead Madrid by 14 points with 3-0 'clasico' win

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    In a recurring theme of this season Madrid were made to pay for Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema missing first-half chances as Barca took control after half-time. It's been another prolific season for Messi, with the Barca star up to 14 goals in 17 matches in La Liga and 18 strikes in 25 appearances in all competitions.
  • Should Arsenal buy Draxler and KEEP Sanchez?

    Should Arsenal buy Draxler and KEEP Sanchez?

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    In case you didn't know. . Julian Draxler of Paris Saint-Germain looks on during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Bayern Muenchen and Paris Saint-Germain at Allianz Arena on December 5, 2017 in Munich, Germany. It appeared as if Arsenal came to terms with the fact that they were losing Sanchez back in the summer which prompted Manchester City to desperately attempt to push through a £60m deal on transfer deadline day, only for it to fall through when the Gunners were ...
  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp much like Swans' Leon Britton

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp much like Swans' Leon Britton

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    He wasn't good enough and couldn't adapt to the Premier League. The first half was punctuated by poor decision making in the final third for Liverpool: Firmino squandered several chances by choosing to shoot from distance and Mo Salah found himself surrounded by defenders in the area without an option on more than one occasion.
  • James Harrison visiting the New England Patriots

    James Harrison visiting the New England Patriots

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    No word yet on whether the two sides will come to an agreement, but with the Pats having suffered a plethora of injuries on the defensive side of the ball, coupled with Harrison's knowledge of the Steelers playbook, this could end up being a ideal fit for both sides.
  • Broncos to start QB Paxton Lynch vs. Chiefs in Week 17

    Broncos to start QB Paxton Lynch vs. Chiefs in Week 17

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    That's the plan, to start Paxton this week. "He wasn't quite ready this week, so hopefully he will be this week". Osweiler went 12-for-17 for 194 yards and two touchdowns through the air while running for another score as he led the Broncos back from a deficit to claim a victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Marouane Fellaini will not sign a new contract at Manchester United

    Marouane Fellaini will not sign a new contract at Manchester United

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    It's understood manager Jose Mourinho is keen to keep him at Old Trafford but it is having little sway on the former Everton man. Harry Maguire scored in the last minute of the added time for Leicester City as The Foxes held Manchester United to a 2-2 draw at the King Power Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday.
  • Mauricio Pochettino: 'Harry Kane deserves Premier League record'

    Mauricio Pochettino: 'Harry Kane deserves Premier League record'

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    Harry Kane set a new record for Premier League goals in a calendar year with a hat-trick against Southampton on Tuesday. For now I'm concentrating on each game. Kane's second goal came with 20 minutes to go. The Saints haven't managed to score more than a goal per game in their last six league fixtures. "It's hard to find words to describe Harry Kane ".
  • 'The Last Jedi' still a force at box office

    'The Last Jedi' still a force at box office

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    This is a steep 68.9 percent drop from its $220 million debuts which will see the second film of the third trilogy finishing its three-day weekend at $745.4 million worldwide and $365.1 million domestic. The eighth installment in the Disney-owned space saga is expected to add another almost $69 million to its coffers over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.