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Offense hums early before Packers hold off Lions 34-27

McCarthy barely had Rodgers pass at all in the second half, and Jones got open so often that he ended the game with 205 yards and two touchdowns. Unfortunately, things in Green Bay are not as certain they used to be. The Packers cut long-time Lions nemesis Josh Sitton before the season to give Taylor the job. If the Packers expect to dethrone the Vikings as division champions, they have to take care of business at home.

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Eric Hosmer reflects on friendship with Jose Fernandez as the Royals mourn

It's a big loss in the Latin community of baseball. Andrew McCutchen: "Today is a sad day in baseball". "We're going to miss him". - Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell. "I had the opportunity to meet Jose Fernandez in 2014", he said under a photo of the star pitcher with the governor and his wife. And I don't think he did.

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Siemian's 4 TD passes lead Broncos over Bengals 29-17

After seeing multiple double-coverage looks against Pittsburgh last week, AJ Green is in for another tough matchup Sunday. "I can sit up here and make it all about me and Demaryius, how we're used to having 100-yard games, we're used to scoring touchdowns and we're used to doing this".

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LSU fires Les Miles, Cam Cameron; Ed Orgeron named interim coach

Miles, who had been at LSU since 2005 and compiled a record of 114-34, was almost fired after last season when No. 2 LSU suffered three consecutive losses near the end of the season. With Miles on the outs according to The Advocate , LSU will offer the interim head coaching gig to defensive line coach Ed Orgeron. Miles and his staff have been repeatedly criticized for poor clock management during his time in Baton Rouge and that was the case again yesterday.

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CFB preview: North Dakota State at No. 13 Iowa

Filling out the top 10 behind the Grizzlies and Spiders were William & Mary (2-1), Illinois State (2-1), down from No. 5, and The Citadel (3-0). "I can't say enough about the guys in the locker room", Klieman said. There are 128 FBS teams playing at a higher level of college football than North Dakota State , but it's clear that the Bison could hang with majority.

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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on injured reserve after surgery

Other notable injuries include Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who is expected to miss two to three weeks with a thumb injury, though surgery could keep him out longer. "I think there's a good possibility", Zimmer said. "We can mix them however we want, but Jerick with his explosiveness and his ability to come out of the backfield when appropriate we will try to take advantage of that".

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Eagles game? National Football League 2016

We're going to come out and do what we do. "He's going to be a good foe for us". At the moment, the Steelers (2-0) don't particularly care. Even though they've given up about 350 yards a game through the air, that's because the two teams they've played have thrown the ball about 50 times apiece.

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Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

Jose shockingly died along with two other unnamed individuals in a boating accident around 3:30am on September 25. "All of baseball is shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez", Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement.

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Burnley boss Sean Dyche holds no grudge against former club Watford

The Watford right-back had to be replaced after 51 minutes of the club's 3-1 win over Manchester United last weekend with a shoulder problem, having earlier set up the opening goal for Etienne Capoue. Burnley have only beaten Liverpool this season and are 15/8 (William Hill) to win the match. "We have big respect for Burnley - they have won against Liverpool - and they have shown they are a strong side".

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4 things to watch: Bears-Cowboys

Oddly enough it would be the second time in as many years that the team would start a backup in the third game after an injury in the second. Cutler has thrown for just over 200 yards in the first two games. The Cowboys team the Bears will face in the palace Jerry built is a mediocre football team that also lost its home opener to another average NFC "Least" team and had to come back late to beat a dysfunctional Washington team.

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Panthers players believe Sunday's game should be played

Louis. On Saturday night, several hundred people protested across the Queen City, despite two police videos of the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott being released. The Panthers should anticipate protests Sunday, according to Newton . Panthers officials primary concern is "whether there will be enough police to handle the safety concerns of the city and keep the stadium secure", ESPN's David Newton reports .

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National Football League decides against moving game out of Charlotte

It has been impossible for the Panthers to ignore the events. Panther's fans said they aren't overly concerned about game security. Even so, this morning, Charlotte reporter Diana Rugg said that the crowd at Marshall Park was small, with only five people present at that time.

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Les Miles fired by LSU

Miles was almost fired at the end of the 2015 season only to have LSU President F. King Alexander nix the plan at the last minute. The coaching staff was undergoing "an extensive evaluation" after the loss, according to the paper. In 11 seasons - and four games of a 12th - Miles led LSU to an 114-34 record, including an 8-6 bowl record. The Tigers began the season ranked No. 5 in the preseason polls and were tabbed as a national championship contender.

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Trevor Siemian throws four TDs vs. Bengals as Broncos start 3-0

In his third career National Football League start, he should see a lot of the Super Bowl MVP. Many looked at linebacker Von Miller's stint on the spring season of "Dancing With the Stars" as a sparkly offseason distraction while the Super Bowl MVP renegotiated his contract with the Denver Broncos.

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Pence says Flowers will not attend debate

The decision was the latest play in a freaky bit of gamesmanship between the Clinton and Trump campaigns over the debate. "Donald. Remember when you told me on the phone we were "Bobbsie Twins" and I laughed?" That's according to a transcript by " Fox News Sunday ", in which Trump's vice presidential running mate Mike Pence says " Gennifer Flowers will not be attending the debate tomorrow night".

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The 10 Most Important Numbers From Utah-USC

It seems rather likely the junior cornerback will also see snaps on offense on Friday at Utah , as USC looks to reenergize its offense. On Utah's first scoring drive, it ran on all 12 plays, barreling into the end zone on a 10-yard run by Williams.

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Tottenham's Son Heung-min settling in to life in English football

Pochettino's Spurs were thankful for a brace from Son Heung-min, whose goals ensured that Tottenham enjoyed their best start in the top flight of English football for 51 years. Pochettino said according to the Gazette Live, "We were much better in the first half, but they pushed us in the second half". Son opened the scoring early on after being set up by Vincent Janssen, before doubling Spurs' lead halfway through the first half with a fine solo effort.

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Harry Redknapp believes Wembley may handicap Tottenham's Euro hopes

That figure set a new English club record for a home attendance and they witnessed Mauricio Pochettino's players dominate for much of the game but pay the price for sloppiness in defence and wastefulness in attack. "We needed to be more aggressive, more hungry and have more passion". Staging Champions League fixtures at the national stadium was seen as a gamble that backfired for the Gunners, whose two seasons there - 1998-99 and 1999-2000 - both ended in elimination at the group ...

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Packers loss still stings a day later

Robinson took the high road, saying "I've got to adjust my physicality to the game". Situation: Trailing 27-23 with 23 seconds left, the Jaguars had fourth-and-1 from the Packers' 14. While Rodgers didn't throw any TD's on him, he did complete a ridiculous TD pass while Ramsey was grabbing his jersey as this Twitter user reminded him in his mentions.

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Ranieri wants answers from Leicester players after Old Trafford thrashing

Let me check (on him) tomorrow. "For me when someone says this [Leicester] is the biggest achievement in my career I say "Yes" because never have I won a [top-flight] title", Ranieri explained. Ranieri admitted he was shocked to see his side defend so poorly from set plays. He added: "We are fearless". We lost our shape, our confidence, our strength.

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Packers LB Clay Matthews ruled out for Lions game

The main concern for Detroit right now is injuries, especially on defense. Packers 35 Lions 14. After two weeks of carrying the team, a shorthanded defense will be looking to Aaron Rodgers & Co.to pick up the slack. The Packers play host to the Detroit Lions this week in their first meeting since the Hail Mary game in which the Packers won previous year. Detroit, leading 23-21, was somehow unprepared for the deep pass as Rodgers lined up behind center at his own 39-yard line for an ...

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Dallas Cowboys Start NFL Season With Trademark Battle Against Former Player

For the first time since 2010 the New York Giants have started a season 1-0. Sponsored content: Take our data storage survey and we'll donate to the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund. Prescott , who was also asked about the sun after the game, said he hadn't had a chance to talk to his receivers yet to see if or how it affected them, per the same Morning News story.

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Hosts score three goals in third to advance to final series

Canada struck first only for Russian Federation to equalise and then go ahead near the end of the second period to silence the home crowd. But that 2-1 lead lasted just 1:12 before Crosby set up Marchand for a tying goal late in the period.

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Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Garnett retires

Garnett, 40, has influenced so many players in the league today down the years after spending almost two decades in the National Basketball Association and there is no doubt he has had a lasting impact on the game. FILE - In this September 20, 2013, file photo, Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett poses for a portrait during NBA basketball media day at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of NY.

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Protests expected around Charlotte Panthers game

The Vikings rolled a safety Benjamin's way a lot of the game, and a couple of times he was open on plays when Newton was under pressure and didn't see him. After the police vehicle dashboard camera and police body-cam videos were released, protests continued but were largely peaceful. "If I'm out there peacefully just like that reporter, next thing you know I'm Maced", Boston said.

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Jurgen Klopp 'not interested' in Premier League title talks despite Chelsea win

Liverpool supporters on Twitter hailed the performance of Jordan Henderson after his wonder striker helped the Reds beat Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Friday night. Under their new manager though, Chelsea had a ideal start to their campaign before playing out a draw against Southampton and losing to Liverpool 2-1 at home.

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World Cup Of Hockey Team Europe Wins In Overtime

As nearly everyone here in Hockey Paradise knows already, the Tampa Bay Lightning are well-represented at the tournament, having twelve players amongst the various teams. And there's no rest for the tired because the Canadians have to play again the next day. Europe coach Ralph Krueger knew his team had to play "a ideal game" to beat the U.S.

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Yankees fall to Blue Jays, suffer third shutout loss in a row

Bautista has 16 career home runs that have given his team a lead in the eighth inning or later, including 14 with Toronto . "My feeling has always been that with so many guys struggling this month that it was going to change, that it had to change", Gibbons said.

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Jon Lester breezes for eight innings, Cubs blank Cardinals

Baltimore and Toronto own a two-game lead over Detroit in the fight for the two AL wild-card berths. NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw pitched five almost flawless innings before Justin Turner hit an RBI double off Dellin Betances in a two-run ninth.

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Vikings, Panthers turn to backup RBs to carry load

Panthers President Danny Morrison said last week the team had been in contact with government officials about the game, as well as Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and National Football League headquarters. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) runs by fans after helping the team defeat the San Francisco 49ers , 460-27, at Bank of America Stadium last week.

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What can we do to stop Belichick and the Patriots?

But you add last year's 703 rushing yards, it would give him a two-year total of 2,292, just a few off Dillon's mark from 2004-05 (2,368 yards), the best two-year total of the Belichick era in New England. The All-Pro played just 14 of 64 offensive snaps and was utilized nearly entirely as a blocker, targeted with just a single throw on the night. Jimmy Garoppolo was shaping up to be an adequate replacement after week 1 but a shoulder injury in the next game against the Dolphins has ...

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Notre Dame fires defensive coordinator after 1-3 start

The Blue Devils have scored just 27 points combined in losses to Wake Forest and Northeastern the previous two weeks. Notre Dame could not answer, as its next drive ended in a long interception from Kizer and Duke drove for the game-winning kick from Reed.

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No. 11 Wisconsin routs No. 8 Michigan State

WR R.J. SHELTON, ON WHY THE SPARTANS CAME OUT FLAT: "I mean, it's on us". Wisconsin: This was the start of a brutal five-game stretch for the Badgers . The Spartans gifted another touchdown to the Badgers a little more than a minute later. After a 41-yard field goal put the Badgers up 23-6, Michigan State punter Jake Hartbarger fumbled the snap at the Spartans' 5.

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Britain's Davis Cup reign ends

That gave world number 53 Evans his chance, after Kyle Edmund was picked ahead of him for Friday's second singles slot, and following the omission of Del Potro the odds appeared to have swung in Britain's favour. On Friday, Gasquet beat Coric 6-2, 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 before Cilic saw off Pouille 6-1, 7-6 (7/4), 2-6, 6-2. Then the great Boris Becker played a super match to defeat the equally great Edberg in a one-sided match 6-3, 6-1 and 6-4.

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Corbyn supporters accused of devaluing anti-Semitism claims in video

He suggested it was a mistake for Mr Smith to campaign on Britain's continued membership of the European Union, arguing it showed the party's disconnect from the working class. It wouldn't work. People are not stupid", Miliband writes. "If I am re-elected leader, I will reach out and work with all Labour MPs to form a broad and effective opposition to this divisive and floundering Tory government", he said.


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