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Tom Brady beats the Rams, becomes the winningest quarterback in National Football League history

And he said later he was "very grateful" for his teammates, coaches, family and friends. Blount recorded 18 carries for 88 yards and a touchdown in the game. The Rams struggled to contain the Patriots on the ground throughout the first half. It is also fair to access this game against LA as just another for the injury riddled Pats and a contest that will be hard for the Patriots to get overly motivated for.

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Unfair criticisms against me and Manchester United - Mourinho

Everton's Idrissa Gueye is fouled by Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini, resulting in a penalty which Leighton Baines tucked away to salvage a point for the hosts. United travel to Zorya Luhansk on Thursday, needing only a point to progress to the next stage of the competition. But I think we have been improving game by game and the last two games it showed that we are on the right track.

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Match info: Champions League - Group C at Celtic Park

The Northern Irishman said: "There were many aspects of the (Barca) game that we learned from, showing that courage to get on the ball, having that bravery to play, and having respect for the opponent but not necessarily respecting within the game.

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Jones challenges England to improve

England finish the year undefeated after beating Australia 37-21. "The only record we're interested in is being the number one team in the world". "We've got the talent here, it's just whether we get the desire and cohesion right and that is what we are aiming to do". As a reward, Jones wheeled a dustbin full of beers into the changing rooms and the players were handed a mountain of pizza.

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David Johnson carries Cardinals to win, keeps them alive in playoff race

Nelson that extended Arizona's lead to 31-23. In six wins this season, the Redskins have run the ball almost 28 times per game. "We're just trying to win the next game". That's not the way we want to come out of a football game, getting ready for a good team on the road. "You've got to tip your hats to them". Though the fourth down conversion and the long touchdown pass from Palmer to Nelson will be considered the defining plays of Sunday's game, Arians never took his foot off the gas ...

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Adidas and the IAAF Terminate Partnership

Saturday's special congress of the IAAF is being asked to approve President Sebastian Coe's "Time for Change" proposals that notably will change the way doping cases are investigated and prosecuted. The IAAF wants the so-called integrity unit launched by April. Although Rune Andersen, head of the IAAF Taskforce, reported that Russia's athletics federation (RusAF) has made further progress towards satifsying the reinstatement conditions as of June, the 207th IAAF council meeting still ...

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Man who shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight charged with manslaughter

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand today confirmed Gasser's arrest, saying, at about 5 p.m. local time Monday "we collectively came together and decided that we were prepared to draft an arrest warrant for the arrest of Mr. Gasser's statement, we thought (it best that) an arrest not be made for strategic reasons until we could get other witnesses", Normand said. McKnight was signed to Saskatchewan's practice roster on September 26, and he ran for 150 yards in his first CFL start on ...

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Pipeline Foes Ride out Storm in Shelters, Casino

Energy Transfer Partners , the Dallas-based company behind the pipeline, is vowing to complete the project - with its proposed Missouri River crossing about a mile upstream from the tribe's reservation. At Camp Oceti Sakowin, where those protesting the almost completed pipeline have been camped for months , people gathered in larger structures and designated heating areas.

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National Football League roundup: Banged-up Carr rallies Raiders past Panthers

Derek Carr came back from an injured pinkie to lead another fourth-quarter comeback at Oakland, California, and the Raiders beat Carolina for its fifth straight victory. Carr hasn't worn a glove on his throwing hand during games, but used one upon return to Sunday's game for added support. Newton's two-point conversion pass was incomplete, leaving Oakland's lead at 24-19.

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Westbrook posts his fifth consecutive triple-double

Westbrook can tie Michael Jordan and Oscar Robertson on Friday with seven straight triple-doubles. Westbrook is now averaging 31 points, 10.9 rebounds, and 11.3 assists as he tries to become the second National Basketball Association player in history to average a triple-double over an entire season, behind Robertson.

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Did Michigan, Penn State Deserve Spot?

The committee stayed with the same top four it picked going into championship weekend, leaving out No. 5 Penn State (11-2) even though the Nittany Lions won the Big Ten title game and beat Ohio State earlier in the season. Strength of schedule matters. The Rose Bowl, featuring Penn State vs. USC , is a classic matchup of perennial powers that could be viewed as "The People's Champion Bowl".

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AP All-Big 12 team announced

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has been among the best players in college football season and as a result he was named Monday as one of five finalists for the 2016 Heisman Trophy. "So that's for all the naysayers or what not", says Mike Stoops. Westbrook set OU's single-season record for touchdown catches with 16 this year, and his almost 1,500 receiving yards in 2016 are the second-most in school history in a single year.

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Luiz puts Aguero clash down to 'quite normal frustration'

Luiz and Aguero had clashed earlier in the game with the Chelsea defender perhaps lucky to escape a red card himself after appearing to deny his opponent a goalscoring opportunity. City deservedly went ahead on the stroke of half-time when Cahill's near-post lunge saw him turn Jesus Navas's cross into his own net. Kevin De Bruyne squandered a glorious chance to make it 2-0 in the 56th minute, hitting the bar from barely five yards out, and four minutes later Chelsea levelled.

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Luck fires four touchdown passes as Colts blast Jets

Tuesday's papers are filled with calls for Bowles to be fired . "We know how important the next game is", Luck said. This and the t-shirt tosses seemed to entertain fans more than the Jets' play. Evidently covering Indy's tight ends was optional. Petty finished 11 of 25 for 135 yards with a touchdown to Robby Anderson and two interceptions.

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Tokyo's huge cost could give wrong message — IOC

In its place is a $491 million contingency fund that would cover cost overruns. KPMG also raised four elements not include in the budget for the consideration of the City of Los Angeles, which they felt were "key to the successful delivery of the Olympic Games" and were therefore deemed worthy of a mention.

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'I saw lots of character'- Conte praises Fabregas & Costa

Elsewhere in the Premier League, Crystal Palace defeated Southampton 3-0, Stoke beat Burnley 2-0, Sunderland won 2-1 against Leicester , Spurs put five past Swansea who were goalless, while West Brom defeated Watford 3-1. Guardiola was also unwilling to entertain suggestions his team have a discipline problem. "It's a red card, okay, we are going to deal with that". "Absolutely false", he said.

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Winston, Tandy lead Bucs to 4th straight win, 28-21 vs Bolts

Then again, Rivers need to be throwing on 2nd & 9, 1st & 10, and 2nd & 1 at the end of the drive? No. A missed field goal, a fumble and an interception all snuffed out scoring chances. Last time the Bucs won four games in a row. -Seconds before he made a leaping interception in the end zone to clinch the Bucs' 28-21 win Sunday, safety Keith Tandy told teammate Vernon Hargreaves exactly what play was coming based on the alignment he saw from the Chargers' offense.

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Washington could be the toughest test for Alabama's defence

As you've undoubtedly heard by now, the No. 4 Washington Huskies will make their first appearance in the College Football Playoff by taking on the No. In what will likely be the most highly anticipated bowl game outside of the College Football Playoff games, the USC Trojans are a 7-point favorite against the Penn State Nittany Lions on the Rose Bowl odds for January 2.

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Rivera not anxious about losing team after benching Cam Newton

The Seahawks former first-round pick was clearly wearing his emotions on his sleeve following the injury, and shocked many National Football League fans given his importance to the franchise. Rivera said there was no underlying message to Newton because he has enforced similar dress code violations in the past. The running game needs to be fixed.

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Penn State left out of College Football Playoff; bound for Rose Bowl

While its conference champion didn't make the field, Ohio State did and it seemed like a lock heading into Sunday. Ohio State: Beat Notre Dame, 44-28, in the Fiesta Bowl last season after winning the inaugural CFP championship the year before.

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Wallabies share beer with England after fourth straight defeat

England haven't faced world no.1 side New Zealand in that time, but if they continue with performances like this there will be many starting to believe that they may have a chance to defeat the All-Blacks. Beneath a headline of "Introducing The Real Clown of Rugby", Saturday's front page of The Australian's sports section carries the caricature of a grinning Jones with sharpened teeth, his face painted with a St George's Cross, against the backdrop of a Red Rose.

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Oklahoma's Mayfield, Westbrook make short list as Heisman finalists

His 12 offensive TDs of at least 40 yards are the most in one season by an FBS player since at least 1996. "There's no doubt it all begins with Baker Mayfield", Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Saturday. Westbrook, who also caught a 20-yard pass one play earlier, caught the TD pass at the OSU 35, shed a tackler and raced to the end zone. OKLAHOMA: Not much space to move up.

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Rob Kelley: Jay Gruden wants Rob Kelley 'more involved'

EAST WOES: The Cardinals head to Miami next Sunday, and that is not a good sign. It was the see-saw game many expected to take place. He had not thrown an interception since October 30 and had 1,300 yards. Gruden also was upset about a third-quarter sack/fumble that the Cardinals returned to the Redskins' 10-yard line. Each penalty was as costly as the next, including tight end Derek Carrier's flag for an illegal shift on first and goal at the 1-yard line during the second quarter.

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Gareth Southgate: Wayne Rooney to continue as England captain

He has been dropped from the Manchester United first-team by Jose Mourinho following poor early season form and also lost his England starting place for the second match of Southgate's tenure - a 0-0 World Cup qualifying draw in Slovenia.

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Baseball, MLBPA do a deal

Whether you call that a "soft" cap or not, it is the biggest deterrent to spending the game has ever seen - even if it only effects a handful of large-market teams. ■ Luxury tax . Believed to be the final hurdle in the negotiations, the luxury tax threshold will increase from $189 million to $195 million this year.

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Du Plessis out, South Africa relying on Cook in 3rd test

Victory ended Australia's run of five successive Test defeats, and was their first in any form of cricket since beating Ireland in a one-day global in September. The Proteas resumed at 6-194 on Sunday, holding a 70-run lead with dashing keeper-batsman Quinton de Kock at the crease but yet to score. There were fewer viewers than last year but day-night Test cricket has again proved a television ratings victor for the Nine Network as Cricket Australia weighs at least one pink-ball Ashes ...

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MI football's playoff hopes hinge on one Saturday game

He described MI as having a "strong resume" with three wins over top-10 opponents. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Clemson is the favorite on the road, as the Tigers are getting odds of -10 points against the Tigers. I think that builds mental toughness, and this team is like, I don't know, we're like 16-2 or 16-3 or something like that in our last 19 games [decided by a] touchdown or less.

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West Ham manager Bilic set for talks with owners

Despite the 5-1 convincing score line we take a look at other statistics that suggests that Arsenal were the better team apart from the 5-1 result. "When it comes off and he walks off with the ball under his arm it's a good feeling and I hope there is more to come".

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Police identify 4 in unruly Penn State victory mob

Penn State's Mike Gesicki celebrates after defeating Wisconsin to win the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Indianapolis . This morning already, PSU has jumped up in the rankings that have been released, coming in at #5 in the AP poll-the highest of 2-loss teams. But here's the Big question that everybody has.

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Donatas Motiejunas No-Shows Physical After Rockets Match $37M Contract From Nets

Houston had been expecting Motiejunas, 26, to show up on Tuesday morning to undergo and pass a physical exam needed to sign and activate him. Motiejunas and his agent, B.J. Just when you think the Donatas Motiejunas saga is over, another twist arrives. In light of Motiejunas' recurring back problems and two surgeries over the past two years, the offer sheet from the Nets that was matched by Houston was only partly-guaranteed.

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Brady eclipses Manning for all-time win record

There was a nice 66-yard pass completion to wide receiver Kenny Britt, however, and that was a bright spot for Goff to remember and build upon for Week 14 and beyond. As Brady closes in on some seriously impressive and historic career marks, the phrase "the best of all time" is being used more and more. Patriots: WR Danny Amendola left late in the third quarter with an ankle injury and did not return.

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Democrats Want to Require Trump Nominees to Provide Tax Returns

Some appointees, like Elaine Chao's nomination to lead the Transportation Department, are unlikely to be delayed. Which is to say, they're not afraid to force up to 30 hours of debate per nominee, which would take weeks off the Senate calendar and cripple the progress of Trump's first 100 days.

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Vikings Victimized By Blatant Missed Call On Final Play Vs. Cowboys

It is a dramatic turnaround for the Cowboys, who went 4-12 last season. In the end, while the Vikings held rookie sensation Dak Prescott to fewer passing yards than any other team this season, the Cowboys edged out a 17-15 victory. Now, the Vikings (6-6) will wait and see when they might get back their coach. T.J. Clemmings was beat on almost every play by DeMarcus Lawrence, who entered the game with just 11 tackles and one sack.

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More time needed before Tiger Woods is judged by his scores

With Woods out of the spotlight, Matsuyama, who was 19-under over 54 holes, started well and made the turn at 2-under (-21) with birdies on the 3rd and 9th (both par-5s), but a double bogey on the 10th and a bogey on the 14 brought him down to a vulnerable under-18.

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Jose Mourinho "so happy" with Henrikh Mkhitaryan

We are playing so well that we have to keep confidence, so forget the undeserved goal. Manchester United's hopes of mounting a title challenge looks like a far off possibility given the massive difference in points between them and their rivals.


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