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Former Army coach Bob Sutton: nothing a given in Army-Navy

In the minds of the Navy players, the memory of McKamey will never fade away. "He played touch football, and Robert Kennedy was at some of our games". "We need to get it done", added Simon. In this photo from December 5, 1999, then-Army football coach Bob Sutton approaches a referee during the Army-Navy game in Philadelphia.

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Champions League Round-Up: Zidane's Real pain, Juventus through as group winners

On Wednesday, Madrid equaled a club record of 34 games without a loss set in 1989 under coach Leo Beenhakker when it drew 2-2 with Borussia Dortmund . "You have to congratulate the players". Madrid's early exits from the competition in recent years have tended to come when they have not had their home support cheering them on in the second leg of the knockout stage.

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The Arsenal XI to beat West Ham

West Ham initially showed signs of improvement after the restart, but Sanchez put the result beyond doubt with two brilliant goals as the match reached a thrilling climax. But the West Ham manager made it abundantly clear to his struggling squad that he believed they could be caught up in the fight for survival and that now must be the time to turn their faltering season around.

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal will feel 'less guilt' after Champions League group win

But he capped a memorable first Champions League start with his third goal of the evening just two minutes after half-time when he slotted Alexis Sanchez's pass low into the far corner. A runners-up spot is 18-1 and they were 22-1 to win the competition before last night's final group matches. This rule does alter the equation quite significantly: with Real Madrid unable to draw group winners Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, it shifts the probabilities in favour of a meeting with ...

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Clemson's Watson beats out Louisville's Jackson for QB award

Though the Cardinals have faltered of late, losing 36-10 at Houston and 41-38 at home against rival Kentucky - with Jackson hoisting a career-high three interceptions - the team largely excelled behind its electric passer. Are they more likely to vote for a defensive player? I don't think so. Look at Alabama. The unbeaten, top-ranked Crimson Tide has more quality players than anybody in the nation, yet none glamorous enough to get invited to NY.

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UEFA disciplinary case against Celtic over crowd trouble

City have an embarrassment of riches in forward areas, with Nolito competing with the likes of Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Leroy Sane, Jesus Navas and Kelechi Iheanacho for a starting berth. City will learn their next opponents in Monday's draw and while Guardiola drew satisfaction from home wins over Barcelona and Borussia Moenchengladbach, he also sounded a note of caution.

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Klopp: Liverpool know probable outcome for Coutinho

It was only a potentially serious-looking ankle injury to Philippe Coutinho which allowed the Belgium global to be on the pitch to make the crucial breakthrough in the 2-0 win over Sunderland but as he was the only fit senior forward there was little choice for his manager.

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New Red Sox Pitcher Chris Sale Destroyed The AL East Last Season

Sale was suspended by the team for five days without pay for destroying collared 1976-style uniforms the team was scheduled to wear July 23, saying they were uncomfortable. Could Boston meet the defending champs, the Chicago Cubs, in the World Series? "It's kind of like being monkey in the middle", he said. And if you get there, do you progress from there? Which means that at the end of the offseason, the White Sox may have every Minor League player .

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RBI may cut rate by 0.25% in policy review on Wednesday

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said the benchmark repo rate - the level at which it lends to commercial banks - would stay steady after it was cut to 6.25 percent in October. According to SBI, there is an expectation that the inflation in November will be below 4 per cent. "We are certainly disappointed with the lack of clarity from the policy commentary on the impacts of demonetization", said Tirthankar Patnaik, India Strategist at Mizuho Bank.

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Donatas Motiejunas agrees to new deal with Rockets

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical was the first to report the signing, and he added that it could be worth up to $37 million with bonuses. Under the original offer sheet, Motiejunas was guaranteed $5 million this season. This meant that Montiejunas, who was a restricted Free Agent, would now sign with the Rockets and be under team control. Per the New York Post , the Nets handed Motiejunas a four-year, $ 37 million offer sheet , that includes some financial incentives.

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Smith expects Black Caps response

Steve Smith hit a record-breaking century and took two superb catches as Australia beat New Zealand by 68 runs in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy One-Day International series opener here on Sunday. A late flurry from Smith and wicketkeeper Matthew Wade (38 from 22 balls) propelled Australia to an nearly impregnable position. In a game-changing moment, Watling dropped a hard chance down the leg-side when Smith was on 13 and moments later the Australian skipper was given not out after being hit ...

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Patriots' Rob Gronkowski out with back injury vs. Jets

It serves them well when they are wheezing against an opponent that is energized and desperate like the Jets were on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Ryan suffered an ankle injury early in the team's November 13 game at Tennessee, missing almost all of that game and sitting out last week's loss at Washington.

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Jackson, Watson divvy up wins at College Football Awards

Once last season ended, Watson was elevated to the face of college football, a favorite for the Heisman who would command a deep, talented Tigers attack that had potential to be the best in the game. The Clemson Tigers are 12-1 on the season and will play in the Playstation Fiesta Bowl as the No. 3 seed in the 2017 College Football Playoff. Louisville sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson is such a shoe-in to claim the 2016 Heisman Trophy that some of the biggest sportsbooks around the world ...

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Steelers striking right balance during playoff push

They continue to fight for the top spot with the Ravens. "We still have games to play". He was talking noise to Bart Scott. "We just got to keep rolling, " Hubbard said. "Shady's been making tremendous plays game in and game out as far as finding running lanes, making guys miss and even catching the ball out of the backfield", said quarterback Tyrod Taylor .

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Newton: 'Demoralizing' season not due to lack of preparation

Later, they found out - Newton had been suspended (for what turned out to be just one play) for a violation of the team's dress code, specifically for not wearing a tie on the trip from the Bay Area to Seattle. But, he noted, "I don't think anybody's thinking of that in the fourth quarter". Anderson conceded the playoffs are "fairly out of reach", adding that "some magic would have to happen for us to get in".

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Lucas hat-trick in Basel seals top spot for Arsenal

Although they could still land the likes of Bayern Munich or Real Madrid, at least Wenger knows he did all he could to avoid the big boys and looks to progress into the quarter-finals for the first time since 2010. "We dropped off a bit which is why we conceded, but we still completed the job", he told the club's official website. "On top of that we were lucky with the result with Paris Saint-Germain, so it was a positive night".

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Mercedes W07 wins Racing Car of the Year

I've just always asked to have equal rights so as long as we're treated fairly it doesn't really matter who is alongside me. 'Nico, ' I told him. Hamilton , 31, was then asked how long he expected to continue driving an F1 vehicle: "I plan to be here for another 10 years at least".

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A point will do for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United

With Manchester United needing at least a point to stay in Europe, Mkhitaryan opened the scoring in the 48 minute courtesy a wonderful strike that showed his pace, dribbling skills, finesse and poise in front of goal . The pitch is at its coldest now. "On my way towards goal , I was thinking that I needed to score the goal to get warm". Speaking at Wednesday's pre-match press conference in Odessa , the 27-year-old said: "I started playing so I'm positive".

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#ImWithChuck: After Trump slams Carrier union boss, Twitter users fire back

Jones, a union leader in Indianapolis , represents the Carrier Corp. workers whose jobs Trump has pledged to save. Trump did not address the reasons for the feud directly, but instead stated via a tweet that Jones had done a "terrible job" and suggested that he was the reason companies were leaving the country.

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UK Sport Deny British Basketball Tokyo Cycle Funding Bid

Adrian Christy, Badminton England chief executive, claimed the decision will be "catastrophic on the impact of the sport" in a statement released this afternoon. "We thank UK Sport, the Government and The National Lottery for this investment". With both the Olympic and Paralympic teams finishing second in their medal tables, most sports have been hoping their performances will be rewarded with at least the same level of support they enjoyed last time.

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Police Identify Students, Man in Unruly Penn State Victory Mob

With a victory against the Trojans, the Nittany Lions would have an even stronger argument than they did on Selection Sunday. The Buckeyes entered the College Football Playoffs at the backdoor by not even winning or playing in the Big Ten Conference title.

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Jorge Mendes' Gestifute denies Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho tax avoidance allegations

The Sunday Times says Mourinho - as well as Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo - also used banks accounts and companies in Ireland, Switzerland and New Zealand to process substantial earnings for their image rights. The claims emerged following a huge data leak of more than 18 million documents - pored over by a group of media organisations across a number of months.

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Messi or Ronaldo? No thanks, says Leipzig boss

The Ballon d'Or award will be announced on Monday and Barcelona star Neymar has backed teammate Lionel Messi to beat Cristiano Ronaldo to the prestigious individual prize. In the year under review, Messi won the La Liga and Copa del Rey title with Barcelona . "Ronaldo is a great player, he's world-class and has been for many years , and I respect him".

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Still Keen On Joining Real Madrid

However, there is another player that might be interesting for Real Madrid supporters. There was also a surprise from Federation Internationale de Football Association, waiting until the day before the start of the Club World Cup to announce that full video replay will be in use for the tournament.

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Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri calls for unity after Porto thumping

The changes were created to revive the champions' Premier League season with the Foxes two points above the relegation zone ahead of Saturday's visit of Manchester City . The only motivation for the Foxes is to be unbeaten in the group, but is this enough to make Ranieri play his strongest team? "We can lose, but I want us to show our character and our strength".

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Washington in -- Penn State out

Clemson , which lost to Alabama in the CFP national championship game 45-40 in January, dodged a huge bullet on October 15 when North Carolina State missed a chip-shot field goal that would have given the Wolfpack the victory. Yeah, the selection committee got it right. The Trojans (9-3) got blasted by Alabama in the first game of the season and were sitting at 1-3 after a loss to Utah.

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Clichy: Man City expect more in Champions League

But the Argentine says he is happy to play wherever Guardiola asks him to. "It was obviously a dream come true to play Champions League football but once you accomplish that, you want to do well in it", said the 24-year-old. Leroy Sane curled a free-kick narrowly wide at the other end and might have won City a late penalty with a cross that struck Jozo Simunovic's hand, but Slovenian referee Slavko Vincic shook his head.

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IOC extends provisional measures against Russia

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, from Germany speaks during a press conference after the executive board meeting of the International Olympic Committee, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, Dec. Russian athletes and the sport of weightlifting were the worst offenders. The IOC announcement was made on the same day it emerged that Yelena Isinbayeva, the Russian double Olympic pole vault champion, will take charge of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency supervisory board ...

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Hackenberg Still No. 3 QB For Jets

After the game, coach Todd Bowles announced that Petty would start their final four games and Fitzpatrick would be his backup. That left Petty the likely odd-man out — until NY surprisingly kept him around. Marshall also praised Petty's first practice after learning he'd be making his second career National Football League start Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers (1-11).

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Mkhitaryan delights Mourinho with United wonder goal

Mkhitaryan broke the deadlock with his first goal for the club in the early stages of the second half with a sensational solo effort. Mourinho was full of praise of the former Borussia Dortmund midfielder. Maor Buzaglo's goal in the 79th minute made the difference for Hapoel to advance. "He's not a hit at the moment but I expect him to improve as the season goes on".

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Chiefs come through to take control of division race

It was pretty clear, the only way the Raiders were going to win this one was on the ground, especially with All Pro middle linebacker Derrick Johnson having left the game with a ruptured Achilles. Murray was running as well as Hill, finishing with 103 yards on 22 carries, several of which went for more than five yards against a very stingy defense.

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Julio Jones misses practice with toe injury

Now let's take a look at the best Falcons fantasy options for this week. Jones leads the league in yards receiving with 1,253 and has 72 catches and five touchdowns. The Rams are just 4-8 on the season, but the team is often hard to beat at home. The Falcons play the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday and the Rams pass defense in fantasy football is in the bottom third, so a healthy Jones can deliver a high celling.

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Hamilton wins plaudits as Mercedes ponder punishment

To that end, Hamilton attempted to "back up" his team-mate into the clutches of the pursuing Ferraris and Red Bulls by deliberately slowing his pace. "To take the world championship away from him is a phenomenal feeling", Rosberg said, as quoted by The Telegraph . "We could see what was going on - Lewis was trying to back Nico up, and my sole interest was winning the race but I couldn't get past".

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Pep Guardiola has his say on Manchester United's title hopes

But it was one of City's own who put Guardiola's men on the back foot inside four minutes at the Etihad Stadium, Patrick Roberts - on an 18-month loan at Celtic - capping a determined run with a powerful finish. "The group was really tough, really". The midfielder, born on May 28 2000, will also become the fourth youngest to have featured across all of Europe in the Champions League era behind Celestine Babayaro, Alen Halilovic and Youri Tielemans.

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Chiefs ILB Johnson exits due to injury

In retaliation, Chiefs wide receiver Otis Taylor slugged Davidson and threw him down, starting a bench-clearing melee. Latavius Murray carried five times on the 14-play drive and scored from a yard out for his 12th touchdown of the season.


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