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Massarotti: Super Bowl History Hasn't Been Kind To Top-Ranked Offenses

A fifth Super Bowl trophy would elevate Brady past Pittsburgh's Terry Bradshaw and San Francisco's Joe Montana among National Football League quarterbacks, even if the latter two never lost in the big game. During the AFC Championship Game, Patriots wide receivers Chris Hogan (nine catches, 180 yards, two touchdowns) and Julian Edelman (eight catches, 118 yards, one touchdown) helped lead the way in the victory.

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Kansas State stuns No. 7 West Virginia

Asked if he was over the bug that was ailing him during last weekend's win over Texas, Lucas said simply, "I am". I wanted to play in this game. "If it gets smaller, you're walking away from the exit". Saturday tilt against No. 4 Kentucky, a non-conference clash in Lexington in the heart of Big 12 play. For the second consecutive game Kansas freshman Josh Jackson shot the ball well from beyond the 3-point line, connecting on all four 3-point tries en route to a team-high 22 points.

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Sharad Yadav does it again, says vote is bigger than daughter's honour

This is not the first time Yadav has passed sexist remarks. Taking suo motu cognisance of Yadav's remarks, National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam said a notice would be served on Yadav asking him to appear before the commission.

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Arsenal manager Wenger charged with misconduct by FA

Aaron Ramsey, meanwhile, hailed the contribution of Sanchez, who scored a Premier League penalty for the first time with his third attempt. Andre Gray converted the penalty as the Arsenal players protested to referee Jon Moss about his two big decisions.

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Celebs Tweet Support for Patriots After AFC Championship Win!

Rob Gronkowski, in street clothes because of his injured back, celebrated with his teammates. The New England Patriots are headed back to what has become their rightful place with Tom Brady as their quarterback and Bill Belichick as their coach: the Super Bowl .

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Cal adds Tuiasosopo to football staff

New Cal coach Justin Wilcox on Monday announced the hiring of two assistants: Marques Tuiasosopo as quarterbacks coach/passing game coordinator; and Gerald Alexander as defensive backs coach. Alexander is a two-time participant in the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship, interning with both the Titans and Buccaneers. With Alexander's defection, MSU is now in the market for a defensive backs coach.

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Challenges not enough to deny Patriots 9th Super Bowl berth

The Falcons have never won the Super Bowl . "To tell you the truth, I haven't spent a lot of time looking into those comparisons". Two Houston-area teachers thought they were getting some quality workshops in at the Houston Museum of Natural History on Saturday, but they left with a chance to see Super Bowl LI for free.

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Venus Williams beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, returns to Aussie semis after 14 years

The 36-year-old Williams began Tuesday by battling past Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 7-6 (7-3) at Rod Laver Arena, reaching the last four Down Under for the first time in 14 years. "I'm sure she's going to want to be in her first final". Venus has swept into the last four without dropping a set and Serena gets the chance to join her older sister when she takes on in-form Brit Johanna Konta in a quarter-final blockbuster at Melbourne Park on Wednesday.

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Rafael Nadal cuts short interview after awkward mention of girlfriend

He said : "For me, it means a lot because I start the season playing quarter-finals in a grand slam again, especially on a hard court, [and] after a couple of years without being in this round is great news". Nadal is leading the head-to-head series 6-2, but Raonic has won two of their last three contests dating back to 2015. The Spaniard defeated sixth seed Gael Monfils in the fourth round in four sets, advancing to his ninth Australian Open quarterfinals.

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Raptors edged by Spurs to drop fourth straight decision

The Raptors will play in Memphis against the Grizzlies on Wednesday and DeRozan has also been ruled out of that game. The game prior to that saw Leonard lead them to a 118-115 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers by scoring 41 points. "Maybe it's trying too hard at home, or the fact that you're supposed to beat people quickly at home, I'm not sure what it is, " he said before the game.

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Kentucky vs. Tennessee: Score and Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

It was Kentucky's third loss in its last four trips to Knoxville, while Tennessee (11-9, 4-4 SEC) recorded its first win against a ranked opponent this season after losses to Gonzaga, North Carolina, Oregon, Wisconsin, South Carolina and Florida.

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Wizards 'taking the black' for their rematch against the Boston Celtics

The Washington Wizards chose to wear black clothes before Tuesday's game while visiting the Celtics at TD Garden. The Wizards and Celtics don't like each other, as evidenced by the extremely physical game the last time these two teams played.

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Antonio Conte Updates Chelsea Fans on Diego Costa Future

Few reports claimed that the striker had some bust-up with his manager and a speculation has raised on this occasion speculating the striker's possible move to Chinese Super League. "To try to build this day by day, step by step". Chelsea have put a £130million price tag on the Spanish worldwide following interest from the Chinese Super League, according to The Times .

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AFCON 2017: Morocco knock Ivory Coast out of tournament

Africa Cup of Nations defending champions, Ivory Coast failed to progress beyond the group stages, after losing 1-0 to Morocco , who advanced to the last eight. In Port-Gentil, the match between Togo and DR Congo also started quietly with the first incident of interest occurring on 24 minutes when Togo keeper Baba Tchagouni came off injured, replaced by Cedric Mensah.

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College basketball roundup: Unranked Marquette stuns No. 1 Villanova

Reinhardt's 3 from the right wing tied the score at 72-72 with 1:04 left. Zach Brown's free throw capped a 17-4 run and Wichita State led 39-22 at halftime after shooting 53.8 percent from the floor. His two free throws gave the Golden Eagles an even bigger lift. The Golden Eagles have lost three of their last six games, including one to Villanova on January 7.

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Community volunteers needed for survey of homeless population

They may ask the individual questions and offer a place to stay if the person does not have shelter. Hundreds of people will set out this morning to count Maricopa County's homeless population. "We have a street outreach team run by Garden State Episcopal Corporation; they have told us where the hot spots are", she added. "When they don't know where to turn, I hope they will turn to us so that we can help them find the resources that may make a difference".

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Inspired Lucic-Baroni Stuns Pliskova, Into AO Semifinals

The 34-year-old Croatian, who had already taken down third seed Agnieszka Radwanska, claimed her second big scalp of the tournament with a 6-4 3-6 6-4 upset of fifth seed Karolina Pliskova at Rod Laver Arena. This will be her first Grand Slam semi-final in 18 years. Williams joins her sister Venus in the last four after stepping up a level to oust the risky Briton 6-2, 6-3 and end her nine-match winning streak.

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Ferguson can't see Rooney's United goal record falling

Sir Alex Ferguson sat down with MUTV this week to discuss the significant moment in Manchester United's history that saw Wayne Rooney scoring his 250th goal for the club and breaking Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time record. I'm really happy to play for United and Spain and I'm feeling very strong on the pitch. This season, Zlatan Ibrahimovic's arrival has seen him used either on the flanks or on the bench and he has scored only three Premier League goals, but Owen believes he is in exactly ...

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Pliskova into last eight, hungry for grand slam success

Williams is attempting to win her Open era-record 23 Grand Slam singles title, her seventh Australian Open championship and, with top-ranked Angelique Kerber's fourth-round loss, a return to the No. There was a spring in Williams' step as she reached her 10th successive Grand Slam semifinal - and 34th in total - after one hour, 15 minutes. "But for sure we all know I can play better".

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Arsenal need to beat title rivals - Parlour

The Arsenal legend Ray Parlour is confident that Arsene Wenger's men are still in the race for the title at this stage, but that hope will only be realised if the Gunners can beat their top 6 rivals, starting with Chelsea . Chelsea , whose next two Premier League outings will be against Liverpool and Arsenal respectively, also have league games remaining against Manchester United and Manchester City.

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Wriddhiman Saha\'s double ton helps RoI to lift Irani Cup

Hello and welcome to CricketCountry's live cricket blog of Day Four, of the Irani Cup 2016-17, being played between the newly-crowned Ranji Trophy champions Gujarat and Rest of India (ROI). Wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha will regain his place in the Indian Test team, ahead of Parthiv Patel, chairman of selectors MSK Prasad clarified on Tuesday.

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The Super Bowl is set with Atlanta versus New England

The Patriots head to Houston for their record ninth Super Bowl appearance, the seventh under head coach Bill Belichick. But Dimitroff's revitalization is a fascinating subplot for the next two weeks. When he's being chased by pass rushers, though? Center Alex Mack was a first-round pick. It was how Jones made the catches that was as fantastic as the stats he racked up.

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Russia's Pavlyuchenkova reaches Australian Open quarterfinals

Williams, like Konta, has not dropped a set in her first four matches but laboured to a 7-5, 6-4 victory over the Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in an hour and 46 minutes. I want to keep going, keep playing. "It was a bad day for her". She will try to cap a stunning rise over the last 20 months, which has seen her move up from 146th to ninth in the world, with victory in Melbourne.

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Knicks pull out win over Pacers

He scored five points to help get the Knicks the lead back once and for all before Courtney Lee iced the game with some free throws. The smooth turnaround jumper gave the Knicks a 105-103 lead, and they were able to hang on for the 109-103 victory thanks to a Myles Turner turnover on the next inbounds play.

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shares 'thank you' note from Australian Open ball girl

The world number 12 has now received a heartfelt letter of thanks from the girl, called Giuliana. Wawrinka said they were, maybe, "looking at each other" too much early in their match. Before that I know how far you still are. It's a tennis match. I've been semifinal few times. You can have some tension during the match between players.

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Granit Xhaka Accused of Racially Abusing White Airport Worker In German

The incident allegedly happened after Xhaka's friend was not allowed to board his plane to Germany because he had missed the check-in deadline. Xhaka, who was sent off in Arsenal's 2-1 win over Burnley on Sunday afternoon, was interviewed under caution with Metropolitan Police confirming the details of the allegation in a statement released to Press Association Sport.

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Injured McIlroy pulls pin on Dubai Classic

The four time major victor sustained the rib injury at the South Africa Open the weekend before, although he played through the pain to miss out on victory to Graeme Storm only by way of a deciding playoff. I can see how everything feels. "Hopefully it works out that way and that's when I'm trying to get back". I have a week off after that. "In the back of my head I'm getting ready for Augusta", he added.

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Dez Bryant named to Pro Bowl despite his up-and-down 2016

By all accounts, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has failed to live up to lofty expectations and his lofty contract the past two seasons. The skills competition will take place Thursday night, with the game happening Sunday, January 29 at 7 p.m.

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Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will reportedly meet Justin Trudeau's cabinet

Indeed, in 2015, Canada was the United States' second largest trade partner in the world; bilateral trade that year totaled $662.7 billion. Trump wants to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement between Mexico, the United States and Canada in order, he says, to bring back jobs, and has threatened to dump the accord if the talks do not yield a "fair" deal.

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Steve Kerr: NBA Players 'Made a Mockery' of All-Star Voting

In 2015, Kerr coached the West to a 163-158 victory over the Eastern Conference. Under Kerr , the Warriors won the National Basketball Association championship in the 2014-15 season and set a league record with 73 regular-season victories in 2015-16.

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Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois assures family he expects Real Madrid move

Chelsea increased their lead at the top of the Premier League this past weekend with an impressive 2-0 victory against Hull City. Hart has suggested he may have to force a move permanently and Chelsea could snap him up with rumours emerging Thibaut Courtois is being courted by Real Madrid.

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Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer return to reckoning

The quarterfinal poses the biggest problem for Raonic as Nadal has won so many Grand Slam quarterfinals before. Nadal, whose backcourt play was beginning to carry the first hint of ragged, was broken in the fifth game after he fell back 0-40.

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Gina Carano says Ronda Rousey 'should do whatever she wants to do'

During a recent appearance on ESPN's Be Honest With Cari Champion , "The Lioness" revealed that she only plans on having a 2-3 more fights before she retires to start a family. "I don't take anything away from the champion, she's in a good run and I hope she continues and wins against whoever they put in front of her and stays as champion for the rest of her career, but those are things that happen".

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Joleon Lescott signs for Sunderland until the end of the season

He will compete with Papa Djilobodji, John O'Shea and Lamine Kone amongst others for the centre-half position. Palace dropped into the bottom three after they lost 1-0 to Everton on Saturday. The Dutchman will be the second left-back to join the club in this transfer window, with Jeff Schlupp arriving from Leicester. Moyes had initially been reluctant to sell van Aanholt this month, but with the full-back having indicated a desire to leave, he is willing to do business provided Palace pay ...

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Fearful Mitchell Johnson bowls the most DESTRUCTIVE spell in BBL history

The Scorchers made light work of the chase, Shaun Marsh hitting an unbeaten 56 and Ian Bell finishing 26 not out as the Perth outfit secured their place in the final - which will also be held at the WACA - with 19 balls to spare. It meant they had to pick up the pieces through captain David Hussey and Sebastian Gotch, who combined for a calming 52-run partnership through clever manipulation of the field.


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