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NFL adds Skills Showdown, with dodgeball, to Pro Bowl week

The aim? "Pitting AFC and NFC All-Stars against each other in unique competitions", in a show produced by the same folks that brought you American Ninja Warrior and Hell's Kitchen. Fans, players and coaches help determine the roster, with each group's vote counting one-third toward the total. In recent years, the National Football League has staged a draft to fill out the two Pro Bowl rosters, but the classic AFC vs.

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World championships for bobsled, skeleton moved from Russian Federation

The Swiss-based International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation could yet move the championships from Sochi, host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics. A number of athletes, including some past Olympic medalists from the USA and Britain, have said in recent weeks that they will consider skipping worlds unless officials move the event out of Russian Federation.

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Louisville's Lamar Jackson wins Heisman Trophy

Like I tell him when I come back, 'You're like the mayor down there'". Jackson flashed brilliance as a freshman, but their were tons of excellent players last year.Next year brings promise to Jackson. Here are the results for the top ten in the Heisman voting with at least ten players receiving first-place votes (only voting results for the top-ten finishers are revealed).

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Heavyweight champion Joshua eyes Klitschko prize in Molina bout

Anthony Joshua is unbeaten after 17 professional fights, all wins by knockout or technical knockout, and had been due to face Wladimir Klitschko. WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder will join host Brian Custer and analysts Al Bernstein and Paulie Malignaggi as part of the SHOWTIME announce team for Joshua vs.

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DeRozan, Ross help Raptors beat Bucks for 6th straight time

The Raptors shot 50 per cent on the night and 54 per cent from three-point range, while the Bucks went just 4-of-23 from long range. Australia's Matthew Dellavedova had two points and 10 assists while compatriot and rookie Thon Maker scored three points and grabbed three rebounds and a steal in just over six minutes on court for the Bucks .

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Kings use 39-point third quarter to beat Lakers 116-92

The Lakers allowed the Kings to produce an offensive rating of 113.5 (meaning they would have scored 113.5 points per 100 possessions) for the game. "B-Shaw and me talk trash since I've came into this league". "I felt like for the first time this season we kind of gave up", Walton said, "which is disheartening because our group has been very resilient all year long and take pride in competing and doing it together".

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Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man United beats Spurs 1-0

The game went ahead despite concerns about the state of the icy, rock-hard pitch at the Chornomorets Stadium in Odessa, nearly 1,000 kilometres away from Luhansk in the conflict-torn east of the country. The Red Devils have been poor this season while Tottenham have been playing really well. The Armenian has put in a string of superative displays since making his return to the first-team picture in recent weeks, but an injury sustained against Spurs looks to have ruled him out until Boxing ...

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Match Reports: Manchester United 1-1 West Ham United

The last time United drew four straight games at home in the league was in 1980. Mourinho, 53, was angry after referee Jonathan Moss booked United midfielder Paul Pogba for diving mid-way through the first half. "[Title gone?] In this moment we are more anxious about looking to the team and getting the best results", Faria told reporters. Ibrahimovic ran onto a backheeled pass from Mkhitaryan to put United 1-0 ahead in the second minute, only for West ham to equalize in the 35th ...

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Jansen agrees to $80M, 5-year deal with Dodgers

Now it has fallen three times this month. The agreement was confirmed by a person briefed on the contract who requested anonymity because it has not been officially announced. Jansen has enjoyed tremendous success as the closer for the Dodgers over his career and 2016 was no different as he recorded a 1.83 ERA while racking up 47 saves in 68.2 innings of relief work and mowed down 104 batters to average a sizzling 13.6 SO/9 ratio for the season.

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Based EPL clubs implicated in sexual abuse scandal

The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) announced last week that investigations by 21 forces across the United Kingdom had "impacted" 98 football clubs. Last week police chiefs said there were 83 potential suspects and 98 clubs involved. It added that 98% of those identified as potential victims were male, and were seven to 20 years old at the time of the alleged abuse.

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Ohio State opens 2017 season August 31 in Indiana

Ohio State is 12-0 in season-openers against Big Ten teams. The Buckeyes played Virginia Tech on a Monday night to open the 2015 season. For the second consecutive season, IN will open its schedule on a Thursday night. The 2017 opener will be the third season-opener on a Thursday, with the first being in 1997 against Wyoming, and again in 2010 against Marshall. In fact, the 2017 game at IN will mark the first time IN 41 years that Ohio State will open a season against a Big Ten opponent.

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Harbaugh-to-Rams not a realistic proposition

National Football League experts are spinning the rumor mill, suggesting the best available coach for any National Football League team is Harbaugh based on his resume with the 49ers, in which he took the team to three straight NFC title games and one Super Bowl appearance before leaving for Ann Arbor.

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Chiefs get win, but lose star linebacker with Achilles injury

However, this time Carr is also dialed in on WRs Michael Crabtree and Seth Roberts , giving Oakland three receivers who have combined for 1,947 yards and 14 touchdowns. Here's what the Chiefs can do to secure their most important win of the season. Jamaal Charles added another TD. TAY TRAIN: After missing the first meeting with Kansas City with turf toe, Latavius Murray will be counted on to give the Raiders a big boost.

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Bengals finally give up on Mike Nugent

Nugent was a second-round draft pick by the New York Jets in 2005, and it's extremely rare for kickers to be taken that early. Nugent has missed six field attempts and six extra-points this season. He's used coming off the street. He was signed due to Chris Boswell suffering an abdominal injury the Friday before the game against the Giants. He has played in 45 National Football League games, making 78 of 96 field goal attempts (81.3 percent) and 91 of 95 PATs (95.8 percent).

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Dortmund top Real, Porto rout Leicester

Marco Reus scored the crucial goal with only two minutes of normal time to play, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang having earlier got on the scoresheet as Dortmund came from two goals down to force a draw. Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Kovacic, Casemiro, Modric; Vasquez, Benzema, Ronaldo. Victor of the Champions League against Atletico Madrid in Milan and later the European Super Cup against Sevilla in Trondheim, Zidane's team are looking for their third title of ...

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QB TJ Yates signs with Dolphins in wake of Tannehill injury

Ortega . The then returned for the next five games before suffering a setback. The 29-year-old has played in 18 games, mostly with the Houston Texans (he played in one game with the Atlanta Falcons in 2014). Tannehill avoided tearing his knee ligaments, but it appears as though the Dolphins are prepared to move on this season without him. Miami's playoff fate is in the hands of veteran quarterback Matt Moore.

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Browns want fiery Pryor to chill out, control 'antics'

Earlier this season, Pryor called out the Browns offensive line for not protecting the team's quarterbacks and he has been demonstrative on the sideline during games. Pryor told Guenther that his play would get Jones cut. So... Why's everyone so upset with Terrelle Pryor? Pryor's now recorded just three receptions for 21 yards in two games against the Bengals this season, so Jones' job is likely safe.

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Steelers and Bengals fans reveal the depth of their heated rivalry

Mike Tomlin will not address the recent events that have taken place between the Steelers and Bengals heading into Sunday's matchup between the two divisional foes. Burfict also tried to injure quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the regular season game in Cincinnati last season when he dived at his knees well after Roethlisberger released a pass.

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LA Galaxy promotes Curt Onalfo to head coach of MLS team

Following his time in D.C., Onalfo joined the staff of the LA Galaxy, where he served as Assistant Coach and Reserve Team head coach for two years. The five-time MLS Cup champion and most decorated franchise in MLS history is expected to name Curt Onalfo as their new manager at a press conference on Tuesday according to multiple sources.

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Lane Kiffin takes over at Florida Atlantic

The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because neither side had discussed the hiring. Sources told ESPN .com that Kiffin plans to remain as Alabama's offensive coordinator throughout the College Football Playoff, similar to what former Tide defensive coordinator Kirby Smart did last season after taking the Georgia head coaching job.

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Joe Root takes two quick wickets to offer England fresh hope

England had India on the ropes in the fourth cricket test after picking up four quick wickets in the afternoon session of the third day but let the hosts off the hook by failing to take opportunities. "Yes, because any lead is gold on this wicket". "He is obviously very driven and he's very ambitious, you can see that in the way he approaches the game", Root said.

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Ashwin consolidates top spot in Test rankings

Dubbed King Kohli by the media, the Indian skipper hit a career-best 235 at Mumbai´s Wankhede Stadium over the weekend as his team romped to victory over England in the fourth match of the five-Test series. Ashwin, who grabbed six wickets each in the two innings in Mumbai, had finished the 2015 year-end rankings as the top ranked bowler and was also at the top briefly in July this year.

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Everton V Arsenal: Gunners seek win at Goodison Park

Another defeat at the weekend means the Toffees have gone five in a row without a win in the league and are now down to ninth place in the table. Gooners will have to hope that the team try a bit harder this time round, with Chelsea now ahead of them by three points at the top of the table.

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Manchester United players are not happy as Jose Mourinho 'effectively cancels Christmas'

Matias Vecino's first goal of the season put Fiorentina 1-0 up an hour in, and substitute forward Reynaldo leveled in the 73rd. "But maybe UEFA is not happy and is going to take some money from Zorya, which I think Zorya doesn't deserve that".

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Melo Takes On Kobe's Advice On Handling Phil Jackson

They need it, man. "I'm pretty sure I might be in a book", Anthony said jokingly. "We're playing good basketball now". Bryant has been the subject of Jackson's criticism on more than one occasion and was called out specifically in the former Lakers coach's book The Last Season .

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Manchester City and Pep Guardiola's defensive headache

If people want me to fail, there's nothing I can say. I believe in what I like to play. "Against Chelsea, we didn't deserve what happened but football is sometimes like that and you have to improve". The England worldwide has struggled to replicate his stunning form which aided Leicester's fairytale Premier League triumph last season. I have no defence (for) this.

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Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski extends contract till 2021

The Poland worldwide said in a post on his official Twitter account: "This club gives me all i need to make my dreams come true!" "I'm happy we've secured the services of one of the world's best centre-forwards over the long term", said Bayern's chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

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Sounders championship march and rally begins at 11 a.m. Tuesday

Sounders FC Supporters' Groups and Alliance Council are set to lead the march procession. A celebration rally will be held in Seattle Center on the lawn in front of Fisher Pavilion. The MLS expansion draft is also 11 a.m. Tuesday, which could mean that one of Seattle's players bcomes a member of Atlanta United FC or Minnesota United FC by the time the parade reaches Seattle Center.

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Payet only thinking about West Ham - Bilic

Dimitri Payet again showed on Sunday why he is a hero with the West Ham United support, scoring in the Hammers' 2-2 draw away to Liverpool. "I spoke to Dimitri Payet in my office on Monday and he is only thinking about our season", said Bilic.

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Goal Conte: It is hard to guarantee Fabregas stay in January

However that is not stopping rumours linking him with a move away from Stamford Bridge and there will be no shortage of interested parties should he become available. Yet, Conte has recently hailed the importance of the Spaniard after he played a key role in the latest two Chelsea victories over Manchester City and West Brom.

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Temple close to make Florida's Collins head coach

In his two years in Gainesville, Florida's defense has ranked 10th and 11th nationally in scoring defense and his defenses have largely been the reason the Gators have won back-to-back SEC East division titles. He had just completed the second year of a three-year deal with the Gators. There is a Rhule connection for Collins: The two coached at Albright College in 1998 before reuniting at Western Carolina from 2002-05.

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Lionel Messi meets Afghan Boy who became viral star

Argentine football star Lionel Messi sent two jerseys to the five-year-old Afghan boy who became an Internet sensation when he was pictured wearing a plastic bag with "Messi" scrawled on it in marker pen. In February, Murtaza received a signed jersey from Messi through UNICEF. His father, Mohammad Arif Ahmadi, said at the time: "I want my son to become the Messi of Afghanistan".

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Antonio Conte describes threat of Chelsea points deduction as a joke

Third-placed Liverpool, four points behind Arsenal, were playing struggling West Ham United at Anfield in the later kickoff. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on Sunday dismissed questions about whether his side might be docked Premier League points after the Blues and Manchester City were charged with failing to control their players during their game on December 3.

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Chinese Super Club Offer John Terry Massive £12m Deal

CHELSEA are going toe-to-toe with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday, but who could start? "That discussion has not taken place between John and the club. "It's important for me to send the right message in the changing room, and send the right spirit of this club". "He is injured but he is coming with us to every game, home and away, to transfer the right message".

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Former tight end for Baltimore Ravens passes away

We love Konrad Reuland ", Harbaugh said to the media . The Ravens were one of four teams Reuland spent time with during his National Football League career. Stanford tweeted condolences on Tuesday after learning of Reuland's death. The Baltimore Ravens signed Reuland to their practice squad in November 2014 and he spent the next year shuffling between the active roster and the practice squad.


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