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Ravens: 3 Reasons They Can Beat Red Hot Cowboys

Rookies Zeke Elliott and Dak Prescott had spent the first half of this season showing us so much in terms of talent and poise. "It's just going with the obvious", Jones told reporters. "You don't usually see that". Twice Elliott found himself running free into the end zone, the last a 32-yard sprint up the middle with nine seconds left.

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Thiem makes his mark despite London debut loss

We both went for shots. But a pair of costly double faults eventually led to Djokovic leveling things at 6-all. Nearly as if he was personally affronted by surrendering his first ever set to Thiem - and the roar that greeted it from a crowd eager to see a competitive match - Djokovic then bageled the Austrian in just 23 minutes to level the match at one set all.

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Wawrinka proves poor substitute for Federer in Nishikori loss

Wasn't a great day for myself. Stan played with a tape on his left knee and his body language was far from good, so there's a chance he will not be able to play all 3 group matches. Nishikori found much higher levels of consistency than the Swiss in the first set and raced through it in just 30 minutes. "I lost early in Paris, so I had one week and half until today's match", he said.

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Giants receiver Victor Cruz out with ankle injury

Green's average air yards per completion (7.4) was ranked 36th among qualifying receivers in Week 10. With the win, the Giants improved to 6-3 on the season and retained their hold on second place in the NFC East. We've just got to be better. The first drive ended with an interception. The interception was Kirkpatrick's second of the season after he didn't have one in 2015.

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Doug Martin (hamstring) will be game-time decision for Buccaneers

Atlanta Falcons defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 43-28. The Bears don't have to be great against a Bucs defense that has mastered the Mannequin Challenge, giving up more points than all but three National Football League teams. Evans has not had a ton of success against the Bears in his career, hauling in seven passes for 107 yards along with one touchdown. Of the three, Barber is the only one with multiple carries this season , rushing for 122 yards across 27 carries.

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The Vikings released kicker Blair Walsh because they had no choice

Walsh missed yet another extra point on Sunday, bringing his total up to eight on the season. The Vikings released Walsh on Tuesday, after holding tryouts for a handful of kickers last week. His missed 27-yard field goal against the Seahawks in the playoffs last season continues to haunt him and the franchise. Zimmer again was noncommittal on Walsh's future with the team.

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Big play Titans blowing up on offense

Offensively, Rodgers hasn't played up to his MVP level, and the Packers haven't had any semblance of a consistent running game since Eddie Lacy went on injured reserve because of an ankle injury last month. "Minnesota lost again. We're a game back". That would just be the beginning. Rather than continue to cut into Tennessee's lead - Green Bay had scored a touchdown and a field goal on its previous two possessions - the Packers fell behind by the largest margin of the day.

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How Giants put it together late to knock off Bengals

It's something we hadn't done previously this season", said right tackle Bobby Hart . "Our guys up front were excited to get that run call on third down and make that happen and end the game with the ball in our hands", said center Weston Richburg .

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Dalton and Bengals falter in 4th, fall to Giants 21-20

The Bengals enter the game at 3-5-1, a unusual record. What helps the Giants is their upcoming schedule. "Not in college or in high school." - safety Landon Collins on recording his fourth interception in three games. On offense, they controlled the clock at the end, never giving the ball back to the Bengals. "We're doing good man, we're rolling, trying to keep this thing going, " linebacker Jonathan Casillas said.

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Joniak: Keys To Bears-Bucs

The defense is going to have to come up big for the Bears this week since the offense is so streaky. "We're getting the full deck back together again", Cutler said, noting how that will facilitate game planning and play calling. The performance put him 1.5 points over Atlanta's Julio Jones for the top spot among fantasy football receivers as Evans continues to be one of the few bright spots in what has been a rough 2016 season in Tampa.

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Bears, Bucs both looking better health-wise for Sunday

With the passing game, the Bears have 258 passing yards per game and the Bucs have 249. We've seen more highs on Sunday against the Chicago Bears, particularly on a play that will go in the greatest hits compilation at the end of Winton's career.

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Rooney out of Spain game, Henderson to captain England

Left-back Ryan Bertrand was also absent from training, which was held at Tottenham's training ground, with a minor issue - paving the way for West Ham's Aaron Cresswell to win his first cap. Against Scotland they struggled to create chances and might have found themselves level early in the second half had the Scots taken their opportunities at 1-0.

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Browns vs. Ravens: Full Report Card Grades for Cleveland

Can somebody please order a drug test for the Ravens head coach. The score was the rookie wide receivers second special teams' touchdown of the year. On the Ravens' next possession, Breshad Perriman caught his first career touchdown pass on a 27-yarder from Flacco.

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Gordon Strachan refuses to discuss his Scotland future after England defeat

Butcher insists there is no need for FA chiefs to wait until after Tuesday night's friendly against Spain to appoint Southgate, who has held the job on a caretaker basis since the departure of Sam Allardyce in September. "I can remember managing a team against Pique at 22 when he played for Manchester United and he wasn't the all-round real deal". "It felt good. It's random that we got three headers but nevertheless it was three good goals".

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Things We Learned From Wales 1-1 Serbia

This blip will soon be forgotten if Wales can get back to winning ways against the group leaders Serbia. "I'm looking at it clinically, because playing in the tournament against the top teams, he was head and shoulders above". But we are a different team and so are they. "We need to keep working hard, keep doing the things we do and we will get a bit of luck at some point".

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Jose Mourinho Gets One-Game Ban, 50K Pound Fine For Misconduct

With the FA offering Mourinho a set penalty of a one-match ban if he accepts the charge, the Portuguese would then be exposed to the prospect of a second match in the stands if the regulatory panel reject his and United's arguments against the charge.

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Murray, Djokovic tough to catch says Wawrinka

For Thiem, who just squeaked into the elite-eight event for the first time, no one was quite sure what to expect from his debut at the London O2 Arena. For the first time since 2009, the finals will not feature either Rafa Nadal or Roger Federer, who have both suffered injury hit spells. Either will be No.1 if they win the title, as long as Djokovic wins another round-robin match on the way to the final.

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Spain's evergreen Aduriz praised ahead of England friendly

England had defeated Scotland 3-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Friday night and another favourable result in the global friendly against Spain on Tuesday at the Wembley Stadium could provide a chance to the FA to make Southgate's appointment a permanent one.

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Rosberg aims to seal Formula One title with win in Abu Dhabi

It was interesting to hear how many people were spinning behind me, but I didn't have that problem. The rears then started to lose grip and I was told Daniel had pitted for Intermediates and was going fast so I followed that plan. "It's risky", Palmer said following the second red flag. The controversial decision attracted boos from the fans. If Hamilton crosses the line in second place, Rosberg needs to be sixth or better.

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Samsung raided over probe into S. Korea political scandal

President Park has already replaced her prime minster, reshuffled her cabinet and dismissed several aides, but there are growing calls for her resignation or impeachment. That may sound innocuous to Americans accustomed to presidents seeking advice outside the bureaucracy, but Koreans were outraged, in part because of Park's long entanglement with the Choi family.

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Prescott over Romo for now; how far can Cowboys with rookie?

The experts think they should stick with Prescott for as long as he performance and if he continues to perform as he is now doing, the Cowboys may finally overcome that playoff hurdle that they have not managed to defeat in a long time. "They were in a run formation, and it wasn't like they were trying to bounce it out". It's just going with the obvious. "We need some more detail and we're going to keep falling short until we get that".

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Pires compares Ozil to Arsenal great Bergkamp

The added goals have come during an upturn in form for the Germany worldwide, who endured rocky patches last season despite earning 18 assists during Arsenal's run to second place in the league. 'I love them both because they play very good football but they play for the team. However, with the club doing their part to show their intentions, it will now be up to the players to continue to have a positive influence on the team and results in order to repay the faith shown in them by taking the ...

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Cubs fans celebrate World Series crown with parade, rally

From a wagering point of view, the Cubs may not be worth the risk to win the 2017 World Series at 3/1 odds just because of how long the Major League Baseball season is, possible injuries and most importantly the odds. Cabrales was one of the last to grab a World Series championship baseball cap at the Lincoln Park store. But don't expect the Cubs to fade any time soon.

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Rudy Giuliani Thinks Anti-Trump Protesters Are 'Exaggerating'

Even though FBI Director James Comey has stated that no criminal charges are to be brought against Clinton, that hasn't stopped Trump from declaring his intentions with her. Giuliani has been front and center of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, often picking fights against Clinton on the billionaire's behalf. "It's worked very, very well".

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Gasol's season-high 21 points help Spurs end home skid

Ten games into the interminable schedule, it was a noteworthy step because it was the first time that the Spurs had all of their players on the court together healthy. They cap their stay at home with a contest November 22 against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 194 points.

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Giants beat Bengals with defense

Manning threw scoring passes of 10 yards apiece to rookie Jerrell Adams and Odell Beckham in the first half and a winning 3-yarder to rookie Sterling Shepard on a daring call with NY (6-3) down 20-14 early in the fourth quarter . Green can't do it by himself, so having Eifert there now gives the Bengals an added weapon. And in a game where the margin was so tight, that has to be considered the difference in the contest.

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Seager and Fulmer are the rookies of the year

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez finished in second place, with four first place votes. According to FanGraphs, Seager was worth 7.5 Wins Above Replacement this season. Fulmer tapered off a bit toward the end of the season, but he was in the AL ERA race most of the year. Seager, a first-round draft pick by the Dodgers in 2012, was the second player in a row to win NL Rookie of the Year unanimously.

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Man United: United veteran makes future claim

Carrick, speaking to Sky Sports , added: "Hopefully I've learned from that and I can give my contribution in some sort of way". Carrick has made nearly 300 league appearances for Manchester United since joining from Tottenham 10 years ago.

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Czech Republic down France to retain Fed Cup title

The best characteristic of Strycova's unique game-style is that she purposely tries to make the match as uncomfortable as possible with the shots that she utilises on the match court. The Czech Republic has been the dominant team of the decade, winning 16 of its last 17 ties dating back to 2010. Garcia had another tough service game and a double fault handed the Czech her first set point at 5-2.

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Odell Beckham Jr. Becomes Fastest Player to Reach 3500 Receiving Yards

The Bengals only ran for 78 yards on 23 carries. That lead lasted all of a minute into the second half, as a Jeremy Hill touchdown run gave the Bengals the lead back. The win propelled NY to second place in the NFC East. The Bengals did not have a conversion until 13:30 remained in the fourth quarter and had just two on 11 attempts on the night.

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Kyle Abbott stars as South Africa thrash Australia in Hobart

Australia captain Steve Smith was left embarrassed by his team's latest capitulation as they suffered a comprehensive loss to South Africa in the second Test. Speaking of the build-up, South Africa all-rounder JP Duminy said : "It's the best preparation we've had on any tour, to be honest". The two sides will now head to Adelaide for the third Test to be played from November 24 to 28.

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Lewis Hamilton's chances slim despite Brazil win

If there was no big breakthrough in the title battle, with team mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg finishing second to take a 12-point lead into the finale in Abu Dhabi, Hamilton still had plenty to celebrate. When it rains, that's usually a good day for me. But just six laps later, Ericsson crashed at high speed as he entered the pit straight. Kvyat had a puncture and went to last place, and then Renault's Palmer collided with him at a re-start, destroying part of the car's diffuser.

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Luke Shaw baffled by Jose Mourinho criticism after missing Swansea clash

Gives players like Zlatan [Ibrahimoivc], Pogba and [Wayne] Rooney more space and better options". England interim manager Gareth Southgate backed Luke Shaw and Chris Smalling after Jose Mourinho appeared to criticise the Manchester United duo.

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Tom Oates: Fog still hasn't lifted on Packers' poor play of late

But Demetri Goodson was particularly awful. "I think back a couple of our very good years, first couple years I was here. My shoulder was barely on the line but the ball was good". Their season finale January 1 hosting Houston could be for the AFC South title for a franchise that hasn't reached the postseason since 2008. Murray, whose career has been revived in Tennessee, rushed for 123 yards against the Packers despite missing practice time during the week with a toe injury.

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Clinton wins New Hampshire's 4 Electoral College votes

And I say that as a card-carrying #NeverTrumper. The Electoral College officially casts their vote for president on December 19, 2016. Let's be clear: The United States of America is not Donald Trump's country. Election Assistance Commission. The petition has since received a total of 2,590,789 signatures from supporters. What you've seen the past week from the left is really just a series of "not in my name" mechanisms aimed at coping with a very hard, very unexpected reality.


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