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Cowboys visit Browns with surprising Prescott

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Cody Kessler will start Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. -Cowboys running backs coach Gary Brown spent four seasons (2009-2012) in the same role with the Browns. However, the Cowboys offense's red zone conversion rate drops to 58.3 percent on the road, which is dead even in the National Football League rankings at 16th.

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Crosby to play tonight against Panthers

Now Crosby and the team are waiting to see how he feels for the rest of the day. Letang, who was hurt a week ago in a game at Montreal, said he felt "like crap" but Sullivan had a different take. Martin Jones stopped 19 shots and blanked the Ducks until Chris Wagner beat him late in the second period. The Penguins are off to a 3-2-1 start with Crosby out of the lineup.

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Verstappen: Mexican GP will be interesting

Verstappen made a late charge to pass Rosberg with a bold move on lap 50, but again couldn't hold the position through a corner, missing a chance to close Rosberg's margin for error over the final two races. Verstappen and Rosberg made contact behind Hamilton, with the Dutch driver trying to find a way through on the inside from third place on the grid, but race stewards chose to take no further action.

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Match info: Champions League - Group E at Wembley Stadium

Today there's no excuse, after two games, Monaco and Leverkusen, they were clinical in front of the goal, we weren't which is why we lost the game. Spurs looked bereft of ideas throughout the 90 minutes and paid for their lacklustre display with Kevin Kampl turned home from close range.

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Nebraska Suffers Horrifying 62-3 Loss to Ohio State

Their last three games have all been decided by 7 points or less, one of them came in OT. "And it's pretty raw right now to say that and I know it probably doesn't look very good". But it was explosive in the best way Ohio State knows how to do that this season. There was a clear and deliberate attempt to feature Samuel, as Ohio State began its first possession by passing to him for nine yards on the first play and picking up 16 yards on a jet sweep on the second.

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No excuses from New Zealand after winning run ended by Ireland

Munster later dispatched Glasgow 38-17 the day after Foley's funeral. Ireland's Jonathan Sexton converts their first try [©INPHO/Dan Sheridan] It means the heart-breaking defeat in Dublin in 2013 - when Ireland had led going into stoppage time only to lose control and suffer defeat - can finally be forgotten about.

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Dembele settles Old Firm semi in style

Rodgers admitted relief at getting the victor in the nervy closing stages. "We had chances to go on and win it, it was quite an even game". "So it wasn't to be but we will play the remaining games now, obviously the next game will be against Monchengladbach".

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Jamie Collins once said he'd rather play video games than watch football

BEREA, OH - The Cleveland Browns have made their move during this season's trade deadline week. Former Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins (91) is now a member of the Cleveland Browns . Collins' contract demands are beginning to surface, which paints a part of the picture as to why the Patriots made a decision to trade him. The Patriots will get a conditional third-round selection for Collins , 27.

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The Fifth Quarter: Warriors still seeking chemistry, but survive challenge from Suns

Stephen Curry has just surpassed Ray Allen as the league's fastest player to make three points, following the Golden State Warriors' 122-114 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Attempting to bounce back from a humiliating 29-point loss at home to the San Antonio Spurs, Kevin Durant hit the court early to practice his shots all while yelling criticism from other people that was said about him.

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Jose Mourinho backs misfiring Zlatan Ibrahimovic

With Schweinsteiger's career at United all but over, the Bayern Munich legend is expected to be leaving Old Trafford during the January transfer window and a move to the MLS has been seen as a real possibility for the World Cup victor. "We had to provoke them a little", Advocaat was quoted as saying by the Mirror . He is very attached to the fans who have welcomed him so nicely. The last three jobs he has had since leaving Everton in 2013 have not gone well and he was widely criticised ...

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Bama makes its point by shutting down LSU ... again

For Orgeron, the outcome of this game could be a big deciding factor in the school's decision to hire him on a permanent basis or look for an outside replacement. The first came the freshman's second pass of the game, when Jamal Adams baited Hurts into an interception at the Alabama 35-yard line . The turnover led to a late Alabama field goal.

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The CFP Committee got it right-and very wrong

Just one team in the initial rankings in 2014 ended up making the semifinals, and just two previous year. This season's other semifinal will be played in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. 6 Ohio State and No. 7 Louisville , a pair of 7-1 teams. Putting it this way, if Washington win out, which means winning the conference, they'll be in the playoffs ahead of A&M.

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Jump from two to one is the hardest - Murray

He now has 42 career titles and a second in Vienna, also having won in 2014. He avoided break points in his games, and missed a set point on the Frenchman's serve at 5-2 but clinched the opening set in the next game with his second ace. Cilic currently stands in the final qualifying spot for the end-of-season showpiece and now has a lead of 210 points over ninth-placed Tomas Berdych .

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Alabama Crimson Tide vs. LSU Tigers

Lackluster offenses were part of the reason this game was so low-scoring, but in reality, the 10-0 scored reflects exactly how dominant both defenses were. Three of the penalties were on Alabama , to one for LSU , but the penalties still completely offset. LSU is just as bland offensively with Ed Orgeron coaching as it was under Les Miles.

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ThunderNotes: Why Adams went AWOL during contract negotiations

He has improved in each of his three seasons in the National Basketball Association. After such a sudden shift in direction following the offseason, it makes sense to lock the 23-year-old big man and 24-year-old guard. He has since then steadily earned his way into a starting role for the Thunder. Possible changes to the collective bargaining agreement?would also have made it more hard for Oklahoma City to clear max-level cap space.

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South Africa bat on, lead Australia by 506 runs

Khawaja was yorked by Rabada, and two overs later, Mahraj dismissed Smith lbw for his maiden test wicket. Smith looked set on 34 until Rabada finally got his length right and found a bit of outswing in a attractive delivery that caught a fine edge off the bat and carried to Quinton de Kock behind the stumps .

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Manchester City players believe in Guardiola - Zabaleta

Luis Enrique's men played the second 45 a shell of the side they were before, and City were at their throats. "We have to do the same as we did in these two games and try to win against Middlesbrough to go into the global break with a good series and try to maintain top spot in the league".

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Mourinho faces anxious wait on FA action

United, who are in eighth place eight points behind leaders Manchester City and second-placed Arsenal, lost further ground after missing a host of chances as their former goalkeeper Tom Heaton produced a superb performance at Old Trafford. Adding insult to injury, Ander Herrera was later red carded as United were unable to break the deadlock and drew 0-0. "It happened with them", Faria said about the half-time incident.

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Classic Empire wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile by a neck

The difference between the two leading 2-year-olds right now might just be from the neck up. "He just walks around and just doesn't really care, and that's always nice to have in a Derby horse". Trainer Mark Casse has been bullish on his 2-year-old colt, Classic Empire , for a while now. "This is unbelievable", said Oxley, looking for his second Kentucky Derby victor to go with the late Monarchos' 2001 triumph.

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Tim Hightower, Saints running game overpower the Seahawks

Carroll says that Wilson's pectoral injury that limited him in practice last week should not linger into this week. "We feel like we can be better". Last week, it was in a drive to win the game; this week, it was the opening drive of the game.

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Huskies surprise fifth in CFP rankings

Still, if Washington goes undefeated and wins the Pac-12 I don't see how they don't get in the playoffs. The two other BCS computer rankings , Sagarin and Massey , no longer publish the versions of their rankings that met the BCS's requirement of not incorporating margin of victory, so we can't know what they would have had.

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Sunderland 1 Arsenal 4 - Black Cats capitulate once again

In the 65th minute, the home fans were singing for their team, and by the 77th minute, they were all flooding towards the exit. Moyes' side have now endured the worst start of any team in the Premier League era, with two points and a goal difference of -13 this season.

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Svitolina upsets Konta to reach final of Elite Trophy

The Czech star struggled to find her rhythm during the opening exchanges of the match, making a string of unforced errors as she slipped 4-1 behind her Ukrainian opponent. Kvitova prevailed on the back of her serve as she won 23 out of 27 points on her first serve and sent down five aces, while breaking Svitolina five times.

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Broncos honor Denver Outlaws during game against Chargers

Thanks and I appreciate everyone's concern -I am ok today and back to work at what I love -I get the big hit award for the week! We'll do the second-guessing for him. I'm trying to get him to go home and rest a little bit. "If we hit that there we would have had a chance at a two-point conversion to tie it up". Also on Sunday, Chiefs running back Spencer Ware , who started in place of the injured Jamaal Charles , didn't play in the second half after being diagnosed with a concussion.

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Swansea City 0-2 Manchester United

Swansea are without a win in nine league games (L7, D2). Swansea winger Jefferson Montero may make his first league start of the season after overcoming a calf injury. Can they win a third in a row against the Red Devils this weekend? We know what can happen in these types of games and we need, from the first minute to the last minute, to be compact and try to defend well and obviously try to score more than we have been doing in the last few games.

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Stepan, Hayes score short-handed as Rangers beat Bruins 5-2

Backes has yet to play in a game since October 22, as the 32-year-old skater underwent minor surgery on October 24 to remove the olecranon bursa from his elbow. The Rangers broke it out from there with four of the five B's below the dots. It looked like Austin Czarnik was caught a little too deep in the offensive zone once the puck took a wilder bounced off the end board glass, and that allowed Kevin Hayes to beat Rask five hole with a shorthanded snipe that effectively punched the B's in ...

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Simeone: No excuses for Atletico defeat

We played well in the first half and had good opportunities to score, such as Kevin Gameiro's chance, but in the second half Real Sociedad started better and from the first penalty onwards we could not find a way to equalise. Vela's jinking run produced a second spot kick in the 75th minute after he was brought down by substitute Angel Correa, with Brazilian striker Willian Jose blasting his shot past Atletico keeper Jan Oblak.

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Murray: I'm proud to finally make world No. 1

This, thus paved the way for Murray to become Tennis World one for the first time ever in his career. Murray has reached 11 finals in his past 12 events, winning 73 matches in the process, and becoming the second oldest first-time world number one in history after John Newcombe (30).

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British PM May says country should unite on Brexit plan

Besides bilateral talks between Theresa May and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, the trade ministers of the two countries - Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman and the UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox - will also hold talks under the aegis of the Joint Economic Trade Committee (JETCO).

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New York Jets: Geno Smith Can't Catch a Break

Now Fitzpatrick gets the chance to provide a Hollywood ending to a season that has been as nightmarish for him as for the New York Jets. "The biggest thing in this game in order to last, is to have belief in yourself, because when the owner stops believing in you and the GM stops believing in you and the coaches stop believing in you, sometimes all you have is yourself".

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Engine failures knock Truex Jr., Keselowski out of Chase

The restart was with three laps remaining. KESELOWSKI ELIMINATED: Faced with a must-win situation at Talladega two years ago, Keselowski stepped up and grabbed a monumental victory. That would just be bad gamesmanship. Hamlin knew he was on his own Sunday. However, the victor of the Daytona 500 2015 had to go through several pitfalls to retain his title on the famous super speedway and ensure a place in the third round of the 2016 Chase.

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Westbrook scores 28, leads Thunder past Timberwolves, 112-92

Russell Westbrook led the team with 28 points and eight assists, Enes Kanter added 20 points and 10 rebounds off the bench while Steven Adams chipped in with 14 points as the Thunder broke away from the Timberwolves with a 31-19 third quarter to setup the victory.

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If the playoff were today: Alabama-Texas A&M, Clemson-Michigan in semis

The other Big Ten teams still alive for a playoff spot - MI (3), Ohio State (6), Wisconsin (8) and Nebraska (10) were all ranked about where they were expected. Clemson beat both Auburn and Florida State on the road. They don't have any marquee games remaining and haven't played their best football the past two games.

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Pacquiao secures WBO welterweight strap

Mayweather defeated Pacquiao to become the undisputed welterweight champion in May 2015 in what was billed as "the fight of the century". "Army Lt. Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines talks with reporters after defeating WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas of Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas , Nevada, US, November 5, 2016.

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Proteas set Aussies a record 539 to win

Just eight runs later, Steyn left the field mid-over, after reinjuring his troublesome right shoulder in an around-the-wicket delivery to Usman Khawaja . Duminy chased a wide ball from Peter Siddle (2-35) and got a fine edge, being given out on a decision review after umpire Aleem Dar had turned down the Australian appeal.


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