• Demovsky: Packers signed McCarthy to contract extension through 2019

    Demovsky: Packers signed McCarthy to contract extension through 2019

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    His forthcoming firing seemed certain yesterday after head coach Mike McCarthy refused to talk about Capers's future with the team shortly after letting the Lions score 35. Thompson curtailed his scouting schedule in recent years following hip replacement surgery and delegated more authority to his deputies. However, the Packers could lose any or all of those scouts if they're bypassed for the GM job.
  • Brian Gionta named captain as U.S. unveils Olympic roster

    Brian Gionta named captain as U.S. unveils Olympic roster

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    Not only is he one of the most decorated hockey players on the entire roster, but he also has a history of being a captain at the NHL level. The team's first group game is on February 14 against Slovenia before they face Slovakia on February 16.
  • Raiders might lure Jon Gruden back to coaching

    Raiders might lure Jon Gruden back to coaching

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    Gruden, 54, coached the Raiders to a 38-26 record over four seasons before being traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by Al Davis in 2001. Jack Del Rio , who signed a contract extension last summer, is in trouble as the Raiders (6-9) have been the biggest disappointment in the AFC this season.
  • Colts Part Ways With Head Coach Chuck Pagano

    Colts Part Ways With Head Coach Chuck Pagano

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    The Colts made the move about an hour after Sunday's 22-13 win over the Texans . " Chuck Pagano provided Colts fans with many exciting wins and memories as head coach of the Colts", said Colts Owner & CEO Jim Irsay. During the 2012-13 National Football League season, Pagano missed 12 games due to his battle with leukemia but rallied the Colts to the playoffs. Over his six seasons as head coach in Indianapolis during the regular season and postseason, Pagano compiled a 56-46 career ...
  • Texans GM Rick Smith taking extended family medical leave

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    I am eternally grateful to the McNair family for their unwavering support during this trying time. This was an extremely hard decision for me to make as I love this organization and every member of this team both on and off the field. Earlier this month, O'Brien said that he "will never quit as head football coach of the Houston Texans ". I have a boss, and he controls that. This comes after recent reports of a growing rift between coach Bill O'Brien and Smith.
  • Cowboys WR Cole Beasley didn't travel with team to Philadelphia

    Cowboys WR Cole Beasley didn't travel with team to Philadelphia

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    That was also the last time Philadelphia was blanked. It's normal for players to have a mental struggle when they come back from an injury and Jones' psychological strength will be tested. You just never know, and even if those things don't happen, it's worth appreciating this team vastly overachieving what most thought they were capable of.
  • James Franklin hurting from punch to ribs from Penn State QB

    James Franklin hurting from punch to ribs from Penn State QB

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    The junior, who is likely heading to the National Football League, wasn't used as a workhorse on Saturday but when he was utilized, he was extremely effective. Trace McSorley was 18-of-24 for 219 yards, a touchdown and an interception at halftime. We were reminded of this one last time on Saturday afternoon.
  • Serena Williams' comeback at Mubadala World Tennis Championship ends in defeat

    Serena Williams' comeback at Mubadala World Tennis Championship ends in defeat

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    The Florida resident struggled with her movement early on but eventually got into her stride before going down 6-2 3-6 (10-5) to the French Open champion. "In the beginning, it felt a little tough". Her unwillingness to make public any planned appearances other than Abu Dhabi leaves observers to wonder if she wants to wait and see how her training goes.
  • Keytaon Thompson has 3 TDs as #23 Mississippi State wins TaxSlayer Bowl

    Keytaon Thompson has 3 TDs as #23 Mississippi State wins TaxSlayer Bowl

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    It was the ninth win of the year for 24th-ranked Mississippi State . The Bulldogs weren't able to run out the clock and Louisville got the ball back with 1:39 left. "It sucks not playing, but I'm going to try and help anyway I can", said Fitzgerald. If he is leaving, he went out setting records. And then there was this spectacular rushing touchdown to tie the game at 14 less than five minutes into the second quarter.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers To Retain Dirk Koetter in 2018

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers To Retain Dirk Koetter in 2018

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    ESPN and the Tampa Bay Times were among the media outlets reporting the news Friday evening. That's debatable, from our perspective, as Winston seems like the same mistake-prone passer he was when he came out of Florida State a few years back.
  • Antonio Conte says Chelsea finishing in top four would be a success

    Antonio Conte says Chelsea finishing in top four would be a success

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    However, PhysioRoom believes Charly Musonda and David Luiz are still out of action. This is the only league with six top teams fighting for the title every season. The absence of Shawcross is a huge blow to the Potters as their centre back has played more minutes of Premier League football than any other player since 2008, making more than 300 appearances in the top-flight in the process.
  • Chrissy Teigen Can't Catch a Break

    Chrissy Teigen Can't Catch a Break

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    After the discovery was made, the plane returned to the Los Angeles International Airport. All Nippon Airways issued a statement to CBS News earlier saying Flight 175 left LAX at 11:36 a.m. "ANA is researching the situation now to determine how the passenger boarded the flight". She also questioned how that person was able to get on the plane.
  • Klopp: Liverpool's priority is always to defend

    Klopp: Liverpool's priority is always to defend

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    Ayew had Mignolet scrambling across his box at the start of the second half, but the save was much easier than the Belgian stopper made it look. "It wasn't an easy game". "I don't really remember the game from past year, to be honest". But the German believes there is still plenty for the fourth-placed Reds to play for and they should not get complacent just because City are so far ahead.
  • Ex-Steelers LB James Harrison likely to sign with Patriots

    Ex-Steelers LB James Harrison likely to sign with Patriots

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    According to a report from CBS Sports over the weekend, the Patriots and Baltimore Ravens are both interested in adding the veteran to their mix. Before the deal was finalised, Harrison was mulling other options around the league, including a return to the Steelers .
  • Steelers rout Texans to clinch playoff bye

    Steelers rout Texans to clinch playoff bye

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    Hilton is the Steelers Digest Player of the Week. The Steelers recorded first downs on their initial four snaps, quickly covering 57 yards before bogging down in the red zone. However, Heinicke's National Football League debut did not last long. The Steelers will close out their 2017 regular season with a home game against the Cleveland Browns , whose offense enters Week 17 having already allowed 44 sacks.
  • Notebook: UCLA's Rosen isn't high on the Browns

    Notebook: UCLA's Rosen isn't high on the Browns

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    The Browns (0-14) can secure the top overall pick Sunday with a loss to the or a victory by the Giants (2-12) over the. As Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star reports, don't expect UCLA interim coach Jedd Fisch to have any similar sentiments.
  • Arsenal v Liverpool: 5 things we learned

    Arsenal v Liverpool: 5 things we learned

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    He should have scored a header in the first half, but his equalising goal towards the end was a welcome boost with 20 minutes of the game remaining. "It was brilliant entertainment, what the Premier League is about, why the world wants to watch".
  • Meta? Milner says Liverpool have to be

    Meta? Milner says Liverpool have to be "more boring"

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    In the aftermath of Friday's game, Arsene Wenger admitted that his side had been "frozen" in the first half. Mesut Ozil scored the fifth goal of the Arsenal vs Liverpool match. The equalizer from Xhaka was as much due to an optimistic yet blistering strike from the Swiss as it was due to Simon Mignolet's erroneous shotstopping.
  • TJ Vasher catches TD in Tech's bowl loss

    TJ Vasher catches TD in Tech's bowl loss

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    Polite-Bray (disciplinary) is out for the year. USF had over 400 yards of offense in the second half after a lackluster first half showing, and the Bulls edges the Red Raiders in first downs with 27 to Texas Tech's 26. South Florida's most impactful player is quarterback Quinton Flowers , who can make plays in the air and on the ground. Texas Tech went three-and-out on the ensuing drive but linebacker Kolin Hill recovered a fumble for the Red Raiders on the first play of South ...
  • Sharma hits record-equalling T20 ton in India win

    Sharma hits record-equalling T20 ton in India win

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    After a scintillating hundred by stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma , Indian spinners, though went for too many runs, but bagged 7 wickets together to dismiss the entire visiting side for 172 runs in 17.2 overs. India have their experienced players, including Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan , rested in the series and are batting on young players like KL Rahul , Shreyas Iyer and Jaydev Unadkat.
  • Islanders getting new arena at Belmont Park

    Islanders getting new arena at Belmont Park

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    The New York Islanders bid to build a new arena at Belmont Park will be selected by the state of New York, Newsday's Jim Baumbach reports . While in Brooklyn, the team has had the worst attendance in the National Hockey League - seating an average of 11,642 fans, well below a sellout crowd of 16,795 - despite relative success that saw them make the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2016 and just one point back from a wild card berth in 2017.
  • What Adding Longoria Means for the Giants?

    What Adding Longoria Means for the Giants?

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    While Longoria is a solid solution for San Francisco's problems in the short-term, there are significant consequences the Giants might face into the future because of this trade . The Giants finished the season with Pablo Sandoval at third base; he batted.225 in 47 games. The 32-year-old Longoria leaves Tampa Bay as the longest-tenured player in franchise history, after spending almost 10 seasons in a Rays uniform.
  • Bill Belichick Bans Tom Brady's Trainer, Alex Guerrero, From Team Activities

    Bill Belichick Bans Tom Brady's Trainer, Alex Guerrero, From Team Activities

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    Guerrero also has an office near the Patriots' locker room, but he is now only allowed to treat Brady at that location, according to the newspaper. Even though the reporter rephrased the question, the exchange was already skidding off course. Brady and several other players have trained and received treatment there since the center opened in 2013, according to the newspaper.
  • Lane Kiffin signs big contract extension with Florida Atlantic

    Lane Kiffin signs big contract extension with Florida Atlantic

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    The common belief was Kiffin could use FAU as a launching pad back into a power-conference coaching job. The Zips won the first bowl game in school history in 2015, defeating Utah State, 23-21. Given his job back when Kiffin decided to make a switch after a 1-2 start, Driskel has completed 65.6 percent of his passes for 1,977 yards and 13 touchdowns against only 4 interceptions.