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Green: Super Bowl I a risky gamble, and a dud

The 6-2, 210-pounder emerged into a reliable No. 2 receiver behind All-Pro Julio Jones , hauling in 59 receptions for 653 yards and four touchdowns during the regular season. She brought her children, including Mohamed, back to Sierra Leone for three years during the 1990s before they returned to New Jersey. "He's got a giant chip on his shoulder from the day he wasn't the starter at Serra, then he wasn't the starter at MI, then he wasn't the starter in the National Football League in the ...

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Pep Guardiola: The Premier League title is Chelsea's to lose

This was a big opportunity for United to close the gap on the teams around them, and it was compounded further by Manchester City grabbing all three points with a 4-0 win away to West Ham. On Dimitri Payet's return to Marseille: "Of course he is a top player, an exceptional player". Gabriel Jesus was excellent on his full Premier League debut, scoring one and assisting the opener for Kevin De Bruyne.

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JJ Watt ready to return with 'a new fire'

Watt doesn't believe his back injury will have a negative impact on his career in the long term, and he thinks getting a break from the rigors of the game after years of playing might actually help him. And I have to say, it's paid off big time. Back injuries can be tricky and there is always a concern that Watt will not hold up physically under the grind of an National Football League season moving forward.

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Odion Ighalo leaves Watford for China's Changchun Yatai

The Nigerian joins a list of top players joining the Chinese soccer gold rush, with Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Oscar joining Shanghai SIPG this month for a reported 60 million euros. Ighalo went on to talk about his travails at the club this season where he only notched up two goals in almost 20 appearances unlike the previous year when he netted 17 goals and 6 assists for the term.

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Pep Guardiola defends Fernandinho as Manchester City midfielder returns from ban

He misses some passes when he's completely alone but he's 20, 21 and we can't forget. "It was kind of a copy and paste from the Cup game", Bilic said. West Ham responded, but City goalkeeper, Willy Caballero , was untroubled by Michail Antonio's speculative strike from distance. He is a fighter, he will always attack and wants to score goals.

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Michigan's Jim Harbaugh FULLY-CLOTHED POOL JUMP

Black is one of a number of high-profile wideouts who opted to sign with MI during this cycle as HC Jim Harbaugh looks to add a little juice to the passing game. 1 prospect at the position, Donovan Peoples-Jones. For crying out loud, you're going to go to Italy ? "The most important thing to note about quarterback Dylan McCaffrey is he's not ready to play college football yet, and he doesn't have to", Luginbill said.

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Fricke: Super Bowl Stats… Nothing, Something, And A Jinx

In fact, he did it twice. Speaking of the Brady-Belichick pairing, the Patriots are the Super Bowl dynasty team with four titles (2001, 2003, 2004 and 2014) in the past 15 years. Since falling to 7-5, Atlanta has won six straight games, clicking on all cylinders. How big would that be? According to Blank, what also makes Quinn a great leader is his philosophy of playing "in brotherhood" - an approach Blank said Quinn embodied since he first interviewed for his job.

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North Carolina beats Pittsburgh

That version of Jackson looked nothing like the one Stallings saw Tuesday night, the one who helped the Tar Heels avoid an upset in an 80-78 win over the Panthers. Pitt had a chance to tie the game , but Young's 3-pointer rimmed out, and the Tar Heels scored the next two points to make it 78-73. He hit two more in the first half.

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Dwight Freeney: I try to hate Tom Brady, but I can't

The "Big Game" (as unaffiliated advertisers refer to it) experience of Brady and head coach Bill Belichick is unparalleled. Brady, now 39, arrived months later as a sixth-round draft pick despite a 20-5 record as a two-year starter at MI.

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"Definitely returning" for 2017 season

Just spoke to Larry Fitzgerald, who said he's definitely returning in 2017 to play the final year on his contract. There was speculation during much of the 2016 season that it would be his last, and Fitzgerald hinted that this offseason would determine his future.

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Jim Harbaugh on Tom Brady

But they'd rather not talk about it, a theme that extended to Super Bowl 51 Opening Night's media availability in Houston . "You know, it's amusing, I've been asked that a lot - who do I think is the greatest quarterback of all-time, and it's been a question that has always been really easy for me to answer".

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Martellus Bennett likely skips trip to White House if Patriots win

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank busted some celebratory moves after his team's big win over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game. The New England Patriots will beat the Atlanta Falcons in this weekend's big game according to Madden NFL 17.

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Tom Brady has some explaining to do on Donald Trump

It looks like the Oakland Raiders are still pretty bitter about the infamous 'Tuck Rule Game'. So if you guys are going to continue to ask me about my religious beliefs, then I'm going to continue to tell you the same things: "I'm here to talk about football", Sanu said .

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Tiger Woods draws influence from Roger Federer's Aussie Open triumph

Woods flew commercial from Los Angeles to Dubai after he failed to get on his own private jet due to protests at L.A. airport. World No. 2 Henrik Stenson will peg it up in the Dubai Desert Classic for the 17th straight year and he's the clear leader in the betting ahead of his annual visit.

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Blues fire Hitchcock; Yeo takes over early

Louis Blues had dismissed coach Ken Hitchcock and promoted Yeo from associate coach to head coach. The team replaced him with top assistant and former Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo . The decisions weren't just made with this season in mind but the future of the franchise in mind. We have a situation now where I trust these guys, I believe in them, but I have a sense of independent contractors.

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Illinois State signs Kobe Buffalomeat and social media eats it up

Buffalomeat put Illinois State and the Missouri Valley Conference on the map in the wake of his pledging four years of eligibility to the Redbirds. The name drew attention, but so should the player. Whatever happens to Buffalomeat on the football field, his first days on campus in Normal should be, well, anything but normal. Lead recruiter for Illinois State, Lamar Conrad expects big things from Buffalomeat.

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The top 10 plays in Super Bowl history

What's kind of amusing about the results of this poll is that this year the Cowboys put together their most likeable football team in recent memory, yet somehow linger only two points behind the Patriots as the second most hated team.

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady still hungry for more

But betting against the spread isn't about identifying best team, or the team who will win the game. Jones had just three catches for 29 yards against the Packers, but Mohamed Sanu was the hero with nine receptions for 84 yards and the game-winning touchdown in a 33-32 Falcons victory.

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In pics: Thousands join Scottish protests against Donald Trump travel ban

People from across Bristol came together with friends, family and colleagues to protest against Donald Trump's suspension of refugee admissions to the US and barring access to nationals from seven Muslim-majority nations. Donnelly, appointed to the federal bench by President Barack Obama, said the people suing "have a strong likelihood of success" in showing their ordered deportation would violate their constitutional due process and equal protection guarantees.

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Olympic medals to be made of recycled metal

GO HERE for more information about Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have asked the people in Japan to donate unwanted electronic devices so the metal can be used to help make medals for the Games. Starting in April, special boxes for donated phones will be placed in offices and phone stores. Two-time gold medalist decathlete Ashton Eaton also expressed his excitement about the initiative.

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Coutinho backs Klopp to lead Reds to titles

Klopp, though, accepts some confidence has seeped away from his side with just one win in eight games in January and the free-flowing, eye-catching football they were playing seems a distant memory. But what happened next changed Chelsea's season for the best. "He is not the nicest guy on the pitch, but I saw no real big incident. But it doesn't make it better".

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Basketball: Steven Adams posts double-double, but Thunder lose to Spurs

Westbrook had 27 points, 14 assists and six rebounds, but was shut out after scoring 14 points in the third. But Westbrook poured in back-to-back 3s to keep the Thunder within striking distance at 66-52 that was the impetus for a 23-4 run over a stretch of nearly seven minutes that saw the game flip-flop in favor of Oklahoma City, turning an 18-point Spurs advantage into a 3-point lead for the Thunder.

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Griezmann "needs to go to the Premier League" - Thierry Henry

The atmosphere in Old Trafford was fairly grim on Wednesday night as Manchester United slumped to a goalless draw against relegation battlers Hull City. People are talking about him going to Man United - it speaks volumes of how far he has come. It has always been thought that the arrival of Paul Pogba for a world record fee last summer would make all the difference in United securing his worldwide teammate Griezmann.

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Cubs acquire pitcher Eddie Butler, exchange global bonus slots with Rockies

Farris, 24, owned a 2.91 ERA over 88 minor-league relief appearances in the Cubs system. He has 38 walks and 151 strikeouts. Butler is a "targeted" flyer pick at the end of any draft. 22. The 25-year-old is coming off a rough season in which he went 2-5 with a 7.17 ERA and spent most of the season with Triple-A Albuquerque. He reached the Double-A level in 2016, posting a 2.75 ERA in 26 relief appearances.

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Ben Barba joins Toulon for remainder of Top 14 season

The decision from the NRL will cruel Barba's plans to start the year playing rugby in France and then return to the NRL after their season ends in June. "The NRL hasn't given me much, so if it comes to that I might never play the game again", he said. I have to look after my kids and my family, they're my first option.

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Atletico and Barca battle it out for Cup final place

Luis Enrique is confident Barcelona can cope in the absence of injured pair Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets as they prepare to face Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey. "The game on Wednesday ought to be our only concern and headache right know because we know how hard the game against Barcelona will be, but we hope to get the win in front of our own fans".

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Stoke City 1-1 Everton: Toffees hold Potters at the Britannia

Along with Wayne Rooney, Jermain Defoe and Sergio Agüero, he's one of just four current Premier League players on the list, and of course, there was only one way he was going to celebrate the landmark goal. Stoke were limited to two audacious Charlie Adam attempts from long-range to catch out Robles, and Crouch headed over just after the hour. Stoke played well and will be a little frustrated they didn't make more of their first-half dominance, but will take some positives from a ...

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Eddie Howe frustrated with "difficult" transfer window

Nathan Ake became a vital part in Bournemouth's versatile setup since October having broken into Howe's starting XI, having initially made the loan move from the Blues in the summer. 'I think coming back from the African Nations Cup and the shift he has put in for the team, as everybody has put in, is the key to why we won 2-1. Things really are just that quiet at Cobham today I suppose - long may it continue.

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West Ham Signing Robert Snodgrass Targets Debut Victory over Manchester City

City's next match is a league game away to West Ham on Wednesday, with United at home to Hull City on the same day. Pep Guardiola with very interesting ideas for the starting lineup. The final one of those, received for a badly timed lunge on Burnley's Johann Berg Gudmundsson, came in the last league game that City won. The likes of Andy Carroll , Michail Antonio and Manuel Lanzini have been in formidable touch in attack while the signing of Jose Fonte from Southampton will boost Slaven ...

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Roger Goodell announces Patriots will play Raiders in Mexico City next season

The Raiders will again play in Estadio Azteca , where they played a "home" game in 2016 and defeated the Houston Texans 27-20 on November 21 before a sold-out crowd. "My goal would be similar to the United Kingdom, where we're able to go back at least once a year and create our piece of the Mexico City sporting calendar".

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Watch Brent Musburger's Heartfelt Goodbye To ESPN

After 50 years of sports broadcasting, Brent Musburger has called his last game, and it was an exciting one. See more from the festivities at Rupp Arena in this Campus Insiders video feature. Musburger will also headline the network, along another sportscasting icon Al Bernstein , both of whom will regularly host their own shows. We wish you well in the next phase of your life Brent! He is one of the best story-tellers to ever grace a sports booth.

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George Kruis a doubt for England Six Nations opener

Should he fail to recover in time for Saturday's clash, Jones would be forced to reshuffle his big men, with Itoje likely moving to the flank while Courtney Lawes and Joe Launchbury lining out in the second row. Despite the criticism Jones has been determined to stick to his training methods but the latest in a line of setbacks is untimely, with his team announcement scheduled for Thursday.

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NFL Announces Patriots Will Play Raiders In Mexico In 2017

It will be the third worldwide game for the Patriots, who played in London in both 2009 and 2012. "We're coming back next season; the Patriots and Raiders will play there next season". Owner Mark Davis is excited about returning to Mexico City. The first game did very well over a decade ago, with 103,000 people packing the stadium, and the National Football League wants those numbers every year.

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Former President George HW Bush to handle Super Bowl LI coin toss

Bush, 92, was released released from Houston Methodist Hopsital on Monday after being treated for pneumonia for more than two weeks. Bush referenced the need for them both to be at the championship contest when both were laid up in the hospital.

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Ezekiel Elliott plays security guard, tackles fan on Pro Bowl field

Now, normally when a fan rushes the field during a football game, he or she is promptly, aggressively tackled by a security guard and escorted out of the premises. The fan then got out of Elliott's grasp and made his way to the end zone. However, instead of handing the culprit on to security, the star running back let the fan loose, pointed him downfield and turned the incident into a running race.


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