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MLB Proposing Changes To Strike Zone, Intentional Walks

Both proposals must be approved by the Players Association, and a source concurred with the ESPN report that the altering of the intentional walk is more likely to be passed than a change of the strike zone. Major League Baseball and the Players Association also are exploring whether the replay-challenge system can be tweaked to help games proceed more quickly.

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Here's How Atlanta Rappers Took the Falcons' Super Bowl Loss

Now a Super Bowl that was pretty unbelievable from Luke Bryan's flawless national anthem to George and Barbara Bush's touching appearance at the coin toss to a knockout halftime show by Lady Gaga to a stunning finish on the field is merely another moment of pain and suffering for Atlanta .

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Phil Jackson's tweet appears to be critical of Carmelo Anthony

That in turn prompted Knicks president Jackson to tweet out his tacit approval of the article along with a veiled shot at Anthony. No matter the explanation, one thing remains the same: Jackson and Anthony are better off if they part ways as soon as possible.

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WWE SmackDown, February 7: Biggest Winners from the Show

AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin vs. Dean Ambrose vs. The Miz tries to talk about Elimination Chamber, but the crowd is going so wild for Daniel Bryan he can't get to his point. Naomi's promo skills were easily the weakest (still passable), but that's not what she's out there for though as she flattened both Mickie and Alexa on the outside to end the segment.

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Odds Against Tom Brady's Stolen Super Bowl Jersey Ending Up On eBay

The first place the Texas Rangers might want to look is a man who posted a picture with a Brady jersey last night. So it's unfortunate because that's a nice piece of memorabilia. But really, the best player on that field last night for the Patriots or the Falcons was James White. "I absolutely 100 percent put it in my bag". The quarterback broke down in tears after the game, in which the team managed to comeback from a 25 point deficit in the third quarter of the game to even the score and ...

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Liverpool confident of signing Nottingham Forest starlet

Brereton scored his first goal for Forest in dramatic fashion as he bagged an injury-time victor against Aston Villa last weekend. The 17-year-old has impressed since breaking into the first team at the City Ground, scoring a late victor against Aston Villa on Saturday.

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'I am capable of murdering anyone!' says impassioned Chelsea manager Antonio Conte

The Portuguese tactician feels that the Italian manager is getting away with criticism he had to face when his side's played counter-attacking football at Stamford Bridge. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho took a sly dig at Pep Guardiola over the weekend, but now he has turned his attention to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

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Patriots' Patricia Sports Goodell Clown Shirt

On Monday afternoon, Matt Patricia was seen deplaning in Boston while wearing a T-shirt that portrays Goodell as a clown, red nose and all. The team rallied around his absence and came out better record wise after four games than many predicted.

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Super Bowl LI: Patriots' James White strengthens pro Badgers' reputation

While Brady's (record) fourth Rozelle Trophy is another record set in what was one of the most historically-significant Super Bowls of all time , it's also not a surprise. "I was too busy sprinting down the field", White said. ESPN reported that during White's interview on "Mike & Mike", he shared that he has no idea what happened to the football.

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Future is now for Joe Root as England captaincy nod nears

While seven of his 30 centuries arrived in the first 11 of his 140 tests, he has scored only five in his last 48 as the baggage that comes with the role weighed heavily. "When I looked in that mirror , I felt it was time". He kept his new year date for a tour debrief with England and Wales Cricket Board director Andrew Strauss, but for Cook it was already a foregone conclusion that someone else will be leading the Test team out at Lord's against South Africa in July.

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Thierry Henry explains why Arsenal are unable to challenge for the title

There's no doubt that Arsenal possess players with the quality of winning the league so perhaps the issue rests with the mental side of the game. I don't want to go into details but that is why Arsene's job is very complicated because it is a mental problem.

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Boston Celtics edge Clippers 107-102

This was Paul Pierce's final game in Boston after spending the first 15 seasons of his career with the Celtics. What Pierce did have was Doc Rivers, his coach in Boston during his sole championship run - and his coach now in Los Angeles for Pierce's swan song season.

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Alabama upsets No.19 SC in 4 OT

The Gamecocks are putting up 71.9 points per game while allowing just 61.5 on defense. "We had open shots, good shots", Thornwell said. But the effort wasn't good enough for SC (19-5, 9-2) to record its 20th victory. But then they visited Alabama and the Crimson Tide whipped them in every facet of the game while recording a 73-50 win. The bench scoring was 56 points for Alabama to just five for the Gamecocks.

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Grant set for Ghana departure after AFCON heartbreak

Meanwhile, according to a press release by the Football Association both parties agreed mutually not to renew the contract of the Israeli which could have ended on 28 February. "And the passion and loyalty of the supporters is something I'll always remember". The 62-year-old, who previously managed the likes of Chelsea, Portsmouth, West Ham United, Partizan Belgrade and Israel, took charge of the Black Stars at the beginning of December 2014.

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Alastair Cook resigns as England Test captain, Root likely to replace him

After leading England in 59 Tests, Alastair Cook stepped down as England cricket team's Test skipper here on Monday. "It's a job that you need 100 per cent commitment for and, looking in the mirror at the end of India, I knew I couldn't do that".

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Boost for Chelsea as Atletico distance themselves from Costa

Costa, 28, left the Vicente Calderon for Stamford Bridge in 2014 and was heavily linked with a return to the club last summer. In January, Costa attracted attention from the Chinese Super League and there were doubts over his commitment after having an alleged bust-up with Conte on the training field.

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Barcelona v Atletico Madrid - Probable lineups - Turan set to face former team

The Argentine genius nearly scored what would have been a fantastic solo goal but was denied by Atletico's goalkeeper Miguel Angel Moya. Before the Suarez red card drama, the referee also sent off Barcelona's Sergio Roberto and Atletico Madrid's Yannick Carrasco, in a game, which saw Kevin Gameiro score a late goal, miss a penalty, Antoine Griezmann see a goal chalked off incorrectly and Lionel Messi hit the woodwork.

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Now, a triple hundred in a T20 game!

If you think you're good at cricket, just remember, you're not as good as local Indian batsman Mohit Ahlawat. The Delhi wicketkeeper-batsman smashed a whopping 39 sixes and 14 boundaries on his way to the total. He hit five consecutive sixes in the last over of the game and leapfrogged from a score of 270 to 300. Mohit Ahlawat, who stays at the Bharat Nagar Academy near Feroz Shah Kotla with coach Sanjay Bharadway, said he is hoping this knock would get him some recognition.

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The Super Bowl drove a whopping $500 million in revenue for Fox

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell, whose handling of the case against Brady sparked controversy, was loudly booed as he handed the Lombardi Trophy to Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Snow, rain and chilly temperatures didn't dampen the joy of New England Patriots fans exulting in their team's latest championship Tuesday. The Patriots then drive 91 yards in 10 plays, the key play a circus catch by Julian Edelman, who was on the ground to grab a pass that had been tipped by ...

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The Cleveland Browns have released QB Josh McCown

He set a Browns single-game record with 457 passing yards at Baltimore on October 11, 2015, a news release stated. The Cleveland Browns announced the release of veteran defensive back Tramon Williams on Tuesday, as one of a pair of notable moves created to open up cap space.

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Cameroon win African Nations Cup as Vincent Aboubakar strikes late

Cameroon won the African Cup of Nations on Monday morning (AEDT) when they defeated Egypt 2-1, with Vincent Aboubakar's late victor completing their turnaround after the Egyptians had taken the lead in the first half through Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny.

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All Blacks Security Consultant Charged Over Bledisloe Hotel Room Bugging

Speaking to Newstalk ZB's Mike Hosking, Toresen said that throughout his extensive career in the private investigating industry, this is the first time he had seen anything like this materialise. A listening device was discovered in the All Blacks' hotel before their record breaking Bledisloe Cup win in August. With the matter before the courts, Hansen said it would not be right or proper to make further comment.

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Imrul out of India Test

First visitors of the a year ago were New Zealand followed by them England visited India to play grueling five-Test series, three-match ODI series, and three-match T20 series. "We have to look at them as an unit and not get anxious too much about the reputations". Breaking away from the trend of producing a string of left-arm spinners, Bangladesh have unearthed a quality spinner in Mehedi Hasan, who has shown tremendous signs of growing not only as a bowler in skills, but as an overall ...

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Packers cut James Starks: Should Raiders be interested?

Starks had a very unproductive season when healthy past year, averaging just over 2 yards per carry. Starks' 2.3 yards per carry was the lowest in his career. The Niagara Falls High School and University at Buffalo product suffered a concussion when his SUV was struck by a semi at 4:32 a.m. December 12. And today, the Packers cut Starks.

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New Orleans high school coaches reportedly considering boycott of LSU football

Southern California running backs coach Tommie Robinson and Louisiana Tech running backs coach Mickey Joseph have agreed to join LSU's coaching staff , a source told The Advocate on Tuesday. He has also tried to stop the meeting, though it appears it will go through as planned. The 53-year-old Alabama native has National Football League experience, serving three years as running backs coach for the Arizona Cardinals (2010-12).

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Lahm Will Retire At End Of Season

Bayern are understood to be keen to keep the stalwart at the club as sporting director, but Bild reports that Lahm has rejected the role. "I'll be a private person again in the summer, then I'll have time to take care of other things and to have a few conversations".

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Edelman on catch: '70 percent luck, 30 percent skill'

As the New England Patriots' celebrations are just getting started, coach Bill Belichick and wide receiver Julian Edelman made a stop at " The Tonight Show " in NY as part of their Super Bowl victory tour. The Patriots were famously victimized by a how-the-heck-did-he-do-that Super Bowl grab in 2008, when David Tyree's "Helmet Catch" helped his Giants win.

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Copa del Rey semi-final: Barcelona v Atletico Madrid

Barcelona , the defending champion, beat Madrid in the first leg, 2-1. Barcelona head into this second leg with a 2-1 lead over Atletico Madrid and we've got betting tips and predictions for the match. The team are now undefeated in their last nine matches in all competitions. Barcelona , who are now a point behind Real Madrid in the La Liga title race having played two games more, will be without forward Neymar, who is due to serve a ban for an accumulation of yellow cards.

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Patriots Fans Boo Goodell at Super Bowl Trophy Presentation

It capped a 10-play, 91-yard drive. "There's nothing you can really say", Ryan said . "That's a tough loss, obviously very disappointing, very close to getting done what we wanted to get done". The Falcons added to Atlanta's long history of pro sports frustration. If you want an exciting Super Bowl, or at least the ending to one, New England is your team.

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Magic Marco Silva is proving a class act at Hull City

They won't win anything this year and they may not finish top four". "We talk about a Plan B but Liverpool have just one plan". I'm quite confident we can do the right things'. "England managers have always said how talented he is, arguably the most talented English player at the moment". "This week we had a really good performance (against Chelsea) but obviously we didn't build on it, that's obvious".

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Robert Kraft and crowd mercilessly stick it to Roger Goodell

Boos rained down from the crowd of Patriots fans, who made their disdain for Goodell known the minute he opened his mouth as he stood on the on-field stage surrounded by celebratory confetti. Long after he leaves the game and is sitting in the U.S. Senate as a member of the Trump wing of the GOP, football fans will continue to have strong feelings about Tom Brady .

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Timberwolves Sign Lance Stephenson To 10-Day Contract

Stephenson will likely earn a contract with the Wolves given their need for depth at the guard position, but fantasy GMs in deep leagues might want to wait for things to become official before picking him up. He has averaged 8.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and three assists in 346 career games with the Pacers, Charlotte Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies and Pelicans.

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Montreal Impact's Oyongo impresses as Cameroon win 2017 African Cup of Nations

The ambition of winning this year's edition is in part, propelled by their captain and long standing goal keeper El Hadary, who has seen it all since 2010. Coach Broos, led a relatively inexperienced side of Cameroon to win their fifth trophy in the Africa Cup of Nations . "I am not surprised their coach conceded that, we were stronger than them".

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Lady Gaga Guests on Season Premiere of Logo's RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE

In a short preview clip posted alongside Gaga's tweet, Mother Monster, who literally dropped the mic during one of the most-watched Super Bowl halftime shows of all time last Sunday, is seen greeting the season 9 queens in the storied work room, where she recites RuPaul's signature well-wishing line, "May the best woman win".

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Super Bowl springs to life but viewing figures remain flat

It adds to what has been a stellar six months for Fox Sports starting with the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series in seven games which was the most watched Major League Baseball game in a quarter-century and now the Patriots winning Super Bowl LI.


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