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Blackmon reaches 1000 but Hoosiers lose to Maryland

Four Maryland players scored in double figures, led by junior guard Melo Trimble with 18. Down 3 points, Anunoby flew through the air to throw down this emphatic dunk, posterizing Maryland's Damonte Dodd in the process. Maryland (15-2, 3-1) shot 44 percent to the Hoosiers' 42 percent in a game which featured nine ties and 15 lead changes. The Hoosiers (11-6, 1-3 Big Ten) pulled within 73-72 on a dunk by OG Anunoby and intentionally fouled Trimble, who made both free throws with 8.2 seconds ...

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Ronaldo beats Messi, Griezmann to win maiden Best FIFA award

The star player took to twitter to thank his affiliates and ardent fans after being declared the top star in Zurich. Zidane, 44, modestly says he does not expect to win. The Puskas Award, given for the year's best goal, was awarded to Mohd Faiz Subri for his wonderful free-kick in the Malaysian Super League. Cristiano Ronaldo revelled in his latest personal triumph by taking a thinly-veiled swipe at the Barcelona players who decided against attending the Fifa Best awards, where the ...

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Aly Raisman will appear in the 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue

Day said in a Tuesday post on the magazine's Swim Daily page that gave viewers a peek at the US gymnasts' photo shoot. Sports Illustrated is hosting a two day festival in Houston to celebrate the release of magazine. "The fun continues on Saturday with a lineup of local Houston musicians and a headlining performance by Grammy Award-winning producer and DJ Diplo ".

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Jaguars hire former Giants coach Tom Coughlin to front office gig

Jacksonville planning to hire Doug Marrone as HC, league sources tell ESPN. Marrone finished 1-1 to end the 2016 season as the team's interim head coach following the ouster of coach Gus Bradley. Jacksonville boasts plenty of talent on both sides of the ball, and if the players react favorably to Marrone as the man in charge, it has a shot to contend in the weak AFC South next season.

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Arum reaches deal for Pacquiao to fight Horn

Arum stated that there was "no incentive" to find a bigger name for Pacquiao to fight and with the Filipino's purse demands being reasonable, they would be able to press forward without needing huge numbers from an American pay-per-view audience.

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Hyderabad Will Host India vs Bangladesh Test, Confirms HCA

Soon after a Hyderabad lower court ordered HCA to conduct elections on December 22, there were speculations that Azhar would contest elections. Reports stated that HCA threatened they will not host the game if the amount was not released.

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49ers interviewing Sean McDermott on Tuesday

The Buffalo Bills have interviewed four candidates for their head coach opening and hadn't tipped their hand, but on Tuesday night a few dominoes began to shift with reports from John Wawrow and Vic Carucci that the Bills were leaning toward Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott to be their next head coach.

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Colorado's MacIntyre signs extension through '21

His previous deal was through 2018. We can all agree that this was well deserved and Ralphie Report is certainly happy he's staying in Boulder. Together we have come together to accomplish something special. He himself was awarded Pac-12 Coach of the Year, Walter Camp Coach of the Year, Home Depot Coach of the year and AP Coach of the Year, among others this past season for winning as many games in 2016 as he did from 2013-15.

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Maradona, Carlos, Salgado disappointed in Messi and Barcelona for Federation Internationale de Football Association awards snub

The 31-years-old Ronaldo not just crushed Messi but also outshined Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann to clinch the top position. Ronaldo is the overwhelming favourite to win the award of the three finalists having conquered the Champions League, Euro 2016 and the Club World Cup past year.

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Justin Pugh Says Giants Would Have Beaten Cowboys in Potential Playoff Matchup

The answer turned out to be yes, and even though Prescott did his part, it was the Cowboys running game that really propelled the Cowboys to victory. Roman numerals are back in play, after being unceremoniously dumped for Super Bowl 50 a year ago.

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Flint's Thomas Rawls (CMU) dominants in playoff win over Lions

These are signs of progress over the past decade of Lions football, but it's going to take some time to do the things we never have , but in the meantime, let it be . "It opens up everything for us", said Baldwin. But not me. What Rawls did was impressive, but by adding Prosise in 2017, it's just making that Seattle running game even more unsafe.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan reacts on Twitter to Manchester United win

Maybe I should bring more tension to the dynamic, preparing the game. Hull had certainly grown into the game, but they came out after the break showing the same fear displayed in the early stages. Speaking about the celebration, after he had publicly backed Fellaini , he added: "That's why I'm here - to support the players, especially players in a hard situation".

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Packers' Geronimo Allison charged with marijuana possession

The officer who made the arrest smelled marijuana, but Allison denied having smoked in the auto, saying the smell was left over from the night before when he was with people who were smoking, per Cohen. 23. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , which first reported the charge, police smelled marijuana coming from his rental auto and found cigars that later tested positive for marijuana.

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The Chicago Bulls Had A Very Awkward Rajon Rondo Bobblehead Night Yesterday

Rondo never got a clear explanation from Hoiberg for why that benching happened, he told the Chicago Tribune . He hasn't played single minute since December 30, including Monday night's game against the Thunder, which the arena - who clearly isn't on the same page as the coaching staff - hilariously celebrated as Rajon Rondo bobblehead night .

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Ohio State Officially Names Kevin Wilson Offensive Coordinator

His coaching career began in 1987 at Winston Salem State and includes stops at North Carolina A&T (1988) and Foard (N.C.) High School prior to his tenure at Miami. IN athletic director Kevin Glass accepted Wilson's resignation last month, citing "philosophical differences", but added there were no compliance issues involved in the decision.

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Jose Mourinho criticised Manchester United players for celebrating Juan Mata goal

As if facing Jose Mourinho's side was not enough, Silva approaches Hull's first-ever semi-final appearance in the competition with an eye-watering list of defensive issues. Wayne Rooney is just one goal away from being the all-time highest scorer for Manchester United . Claude Puel's side came within a whisker of reaching the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday, only for Steven Naismith's 92nd-minute header to earn Norwich City a 2-2 draw and take the tie to a replay.

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Trump's Approval Rating Plunges To Historic New Low Days Before Inauguration

A new poll from Quinnipiac University suggests that Trump has reverted to his pre-election standing, with Americans having major concerns about his temperament and the direction in which his presidency will lead the country. Now, 51 percent have an unfavorable opinion of him while 37 percent have a favorable opinion. He is intelligent: 68 percent. And the Republicans polled were pretty much the only ones who kind of supported Trump keeping his Twitter account.

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IAAF chief tipped off on insider corruption - IAAF member to British MPs

Bedford, a former 10,000m world record holder, told a British Parliamentary Committee that he thought it odd that Coe would have instead forwarded the 2014 mail and unread attachments directly to the IAAF's Ethics Commission. Bedford, who alerted Coe because he felt he was someone he could trust at the IAAF, was met with silence by the email he sent on August 8 2014, so texted Coe six days later, to which he then had no response.

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Schalke confirm interest in Badstuber

The Italian, who has played for and managed some of Europe's biggest clubs, said modern-day players still chased glory as much as cash. The club's CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says it is a deserved move for Badstuber. "I would like to gain some match practice that I need now, and I am looking forward to my time in Gelsenkirchen", he added. Recap every winter transfer in and out of the Bundesliga right here.

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Vance Joseph interview updates: 49ers scheduled for Thursday

He later returned to CU as a defensive backs coach. But Joseph has been credited for keeping together a unit depleted by injuries, and perhaps he could keep together a unit that has starred in Denver the last two years. He went to Colorado and was a teammate of Denver's director of player personnel Matt Russell. Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and Chiefs special teams coach Dave Toub already have interviewed with the Broncos.

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Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina eliminates world No.1 Angelique Kerber in Sydney

The young Russian excelled through the rankings previous year in her first full season in the WTA. "I beat the number one in the world and it doesn't happen every day", Kasatkina said in the interview. "I'm just happy I have accumulated a few matches already under my belt in the first few weeks of the season", Konta said. "I made too many mistakes and I was not actually feeling the ball, because the balls are flying here a little bit different than in Brisbane", she said.

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Vandals Cut Messi Statue In Half

The statue was erected as part of a successful campaign to get Messi to reconsider his retirement from the Argentina national side. Argentina captain Lionel Messi's statue in Buenos Aires was recently was cut in half and half by unidentified vandals.

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Can Duke Basketball survive FSU without Amile Jefferson?

Jefferson will be evaluated again Wednesday, though his status is uncertain for a tough road matchup Saturday in Louisville. Freshmen Harry Giles, Jayson Tatum and Marques Bolden - all of whom are now healthy - didn't play throughout November.

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Kartje: Packers' Aaron Rodgers should have opponents anxious

We've seen in the past how Manning has managed to turn things on when it comes to the crunch in the postseason, and the Packers will be tired of the threat posed by their past tormentor. Only twice this season has a Packers back run for more than 100 yards. And the Packers (10-6) have played the last two weeks without Randall Cobb, whose quickness gives defenses problems over the middle.

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Match Reports: Manchester United 2-0 Hull City

Hull were playing their second match since the appointment of new head coach Marco Silva. However, Mourinho said he will not hold back against Hull as he seeks to reach his first final as Red Devils boss. I am sure Manchester United will select the best team they have and we have to be prepared for that. In their own FA Cup tie against Swansea at the weekend, the Tigers came away successful in a 2-0 victory, however, the game was not a complete success for the side.

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Northwestern Women's Basketball Player Found Dead in Dorm

The 5-foot-8 guard averaged 3.6 points in 11 games in her sophomore season and 3.8 during her freshman season, the Chicago Tribune reported . "We were deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Northwestern student Jordan Hankins ", Commissioner James Delany said.

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FIFA Announces 55 Professional Players Vying For 2016 FIFA FIFPro World11

Real Madrid and Portugal forward Ronaldo , 31, beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann to the prize. The Puskas Award for best goal was won in an online poll by Mohd Faiz Subri , who scored with a wildly swerving long-range free kick for Malaysian club Penang.

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Manchester United v Hull City is LIVE on talkSPORT

The Tigers are in dead last place in the Premier League table, and thus will be much more concerned with trying to stay up than the EFL Cup. Southampton are seeking to reach a first major final since their 1-0 loss to Arsenal in the deciding match of the FA Cup in 2003.

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Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino's home hit by burglars

Firmino and his family suffered a burglary shortly before Christmas, in which a gang of robbers made off with £70,000, according to the Mail . A force spokesman said a group of men forced entry to the house and took watches, jewellery and clothes.

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Jack Wilshere eyed by Man City and Everton

Wilshere has earned significant praise for his form while on loan at Bournemouth, having initially been criticised for joining them over Milan. Wilshere is now on loan at Bournemouth, where he has been playing more regular first-time football than Arsene Wenger had seen fit to give him.

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1.5 million ESEA accounts compromised after hack

The hacker responsible reportedly demanded a ransom of $100,000 United States dollars from ESEA to prevent leaking or selling the information, a demand the site refused to indulge. The FAQ advises users to change their passwords and security questions for the ESEA and all sites that use similar information, and "review any such accounts for any suspicious activity".

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Man Utd and Everton agree £24m Schneiderlin fee

Manchester United have accepted a £22m bid from Everton for Morgan Schneiderlin, which could rise to £24m with bonuses. The Toffees have been looking for a new midfielder this month, given that Idrissa Gueye has gone to the Africa Cup of Nations, Gareth Barry is nearly 36, whilst Tom Cleverley could leave the club.

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Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough suffered broken bone in leg

Clemson coach Dabo Sweeny, an Alabama graduate who played on the Tide's 1992 national championship team, said: " Alabama right now is the standard for college football". "I think that if you look at the track record of anybody we've brought to our organization, they've had a lot of success in what they've done in the past", Saban said.

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Knicks' Rose returns to team after going AWOL

A Knicks official told the New York Daily News that Rose wasn't with the team because of "personal reasons". When asked why he didn't call the Knicks beforehand, Rose replied: "I just had to get to my family". The lack of information puts Rose in a potentially problematic situation and leaves his team sorting through additional drama as it tries to right itself from losing eight of its last night games.

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Interceptions a red flag for Deshaun Watson

The bobbleheads are expected to be delivered in June. Monday night's College Football Playoff National Championship between the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers was a back-and-forth thriller that will surely go down as one of the greatest games in NCAA history, but in the end, it was the Tigers that walked away with a 35-31 victory.


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