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Cincinnati Bengals WR AJ Green will return Saturday vs. Texans Cincinnati Bengals WR AJ Green will return Saturday vs. Texans
- December 26, 2016

OUR PREDICTION: Tom Savage gave the Texans a jolt last week when he rallied the team to a come-from-behind win over the Jaguars, but let's pump the breaks on his ability to save Houston's season. The Bengals were 7-of-16 on third down and had only 15 first downs on Saturday night. "It was man-to-man coverage and as long as TB picked my guy and made him stop his feet, got the ball in my hands and when I looked up the field it was me and the safety", LaFell said. (more...)
Official NBA 2K Simulation Has Warriors Over Cavs Official NBA 2K Simulation Has Warriors Over Cavs
- December 26, 2016

The Cavaliers are an Eastern Conference-leading 22-6 following their ninth win in 10 games. Going up against LeBron James will be his next big task on Sunday. Now, the Cavs and Warriors would have to face off several more times in order to reach that level. J.R. Smith is unable to help his teammates due to an injury, while Chris Andersen and Mo Williams are done for the season. (more...)
Max Holloway Comments on Jose Aldo, Not Fighting at UFC 208
- December 26, 2016

It's Christmas eve but still, the McGregor-Mayweather hype just refuses to let off. Holloway blamed his adrenaline for initially saying he would fight Aldo on February 11 after he TKOed Pettis in the third round but then realized that couldn't happen because of a severely swollen ankle that would keep him out for four to six weeks. (more...)
Historic decision was taken on 8th November: Modi on cash ban
- December 26, 2016

In terms of capital markets, Modi was of the view that those who benefit from financial markets must make a fair contribution to nation-building through taxes. He said people of India always supported him in his government's battle against corruption. Tinu Cherian Abraham, a social media campaigner who visited 23 ATMs in Bengaluru for a reality check after demonetisation, said, "Sites like change.org are now increasingly being used to create awareness than campaigning for a social cause". (more...)
Steelers without Tuitt, Coates and Green against Ravens Steelers without Tuitt, Coates and Green against Ravens
- December 26, 2016

He's been phenomenal at Heinz Field. Ben Roethlisberger shrugs off his poor performance against Baltimore earlier in the season, throwing for 300 yards and three touchdowns. "It was just you don't like Baltimore", Mitchell said. Of course, these scenarios are nice and all, but they would be put into some serious jeopardy, if the Steelers don't take care of business against Baltimore mere hours from now. (more...)
Dana White Says Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Will Never Happen Dana White Says Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Will Never Happen
- December 25, 2016

McGregor and Mayweather have traded insults for the better part of a year, and "Money" recently said that he'd "slap the sh*t" out of McGregor after news got out of his newly-obtained California state boxing license. "He can probably come back and he'll have a boxing match", White added. The reason there was an interim belt to begin with was because the UFC allowed McGregor to attempt to avenge a March loss to Nate Diaz. (more...)
Leonard Floyd Injury: Bears OLB Diagnosed with Concussion vs. Redskins Leonard Floyd Injury: Bears OLB Diagnosed with Concussion vs. Redskins
- December 25, 2016

Cousins passed for 270 yards and a touchdown, and also ran for two touchdowns, as Washington beat Chicago 41-21. The Bears answered, marching to the Washington 4 behind Matt Barkley completions of 18 yards to Deonte Thompson and Alshon Jeffery and Jordan Howard's 23-yard run. (more...)
Oscar signs for Shanghai SIPG
- December 25, 2016

Brazil worldwide Oscar became the latest player to swap one of Europe's biggest divisions for the emerging league in Asia, when he left Chelsea this week. If you ask me, 'are you sorry?', then yes, I am sorry. The big-spending CSL does not lack big names, but the 25-year-old Oscar will be one of the few - fellow Brazilians Ramires 29, and Alex Teixeira, 26, being the others - who has chosen to come to China at the peak of his career. (more...)
Ex-Bolton and England boss Sam Allardyce appointed manager of Crystal Palace Ex-Bolton and England boss Sam Allardyce appointed manager of Crystal Palace
- December 25, 2016

The club itself seems to be very ambitious, certainly the chairman. "Certainly the chairman and the owners seem to be taking the club forward in the right direction". Speaking to Sky Sports News outside the club's Beckenham training base, Allardyce said he was there to "complete talks" and described Palace as a "fantastic" opportunity to return to Premier League management. (more...)
There's no avoiding it now: Lions-Packers will decide NFC North There's no avoiding it now: Lions-Packers will decide NFC North
- December 25, 2016

Green Bay seem to be coming into a very good run of form at exactly the right time. Green Bay, on the other hand, has now won four straight weeks and is starting to get its playmakers healthy and on the field again. After missing 11 games with a torn meniscus, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was able to return against the Indianapolis Colts. Adam Thielen would have preferred a Vikings win, but his 202-yard, two touchdown performance at Green Bay was one for the books. (more...)
3 up, 3 down in Patriots' blowout win over Jets
- December 25, 2016

Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall said the team was initially very concerned about Bowles, but felt inspired by his presence on the sideline Saturday, even though the Jets obviously didn't play inspired, successful football. On the Patriots ensuing possession, Tom Brady found Martellus Bennett in the back of the end zone for a five-yard touchdown pass, giving the Patriots a 10-0 lead after a Gostkowski extra point was good. (more...)
Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins win against Buffalo
- December 25, 2016

DeVante Parker and Kenny Stills each caught a touchdown pass and rookie Kenyan Drake scored on a long run. The Dolphins led 21-7 in the third quarter, but the Bills, who had 589 yards of total offense, came back to eventually take a 31-28 lead with only 1:20 left. (more...)
Manchester City Planning £50 Million Bid For Virgil Van Dijk
- December 25, 2016

Virgil van Dijk continues to be linked with a January move to Manchester City, despite the insistence of Southampton boss Claude Puel that the 25-year-old defender isn't up for sale in January. After starring for the Saints this season, Van Dijk has allegedly emerged as a target for numerous big clubs in the top flight, with Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City all previously being credited with an interest in the Dutchman. (more...)
Cleveland Browns Win First Game of the Season Cleveland Browns Win First Game of the Season
- December 25, 2016

Those players took no solace in the Browns' plight this season as the team crept closer to 0-16. Fans of the Cleveland Browns NFL team have just had their very own Christmas miracle. However, the clock was winding down, and the Chargers had to rush their FG unit on to the field. The normally reliable Lambo pushed his kick right. The Chargers were penalized nine times for 92 yards. (more...)
Mourinho confirms Schneiderlin can leave Man United
- December 24, 2016

United are seeking a fee in excess of £20m for the midfielder they signed from Southampton in the summer of 2015 and with rival clubs bidding for his services, that figure should be met. They seem to choose dates that favor some clubs but we are used to this. Of course, when you are planning to spend so much in January, it is always useful to recoup as much money as possible in player sales to. (more...)
Argentina ends year top of Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings Argentina ends year top of Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings
- December 24, 2016

The Russian national football team plummeted to a record low in the monthly ranking list of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA), published on the global organization's official website on Thursday. So, here is how I would rank the top 10 teams in the world. Two Latin American countries Argentina and Brazil maintained first and second places respectively while 2014 World Cup victor Germany are in third. (more...)
Scottsdale PD: Ex-Cardinals player Michael Floyd had .217 BAC when arrested Scottsdale PD: Ex-Cardinals player Michael Floyd had .217 BAC when arrested
- December 24, 2016

Confused: Floyd speaks in a slurred voice and says he doesn't know why police have pulled him over. His behavior then pushes officers to ask Floyd to leave the vehicle, even having the police representatives turn the auto off on his behalf as the wide receiver refuses to do so. (more...)
Cam Newton marvels at Olsen, Kuechly
- December 24, 2016

Still, he said he is not anxious about the long-term effects his brain injuries might have. "We want him to get back to 100 percent and we want him back out there, but at the end of the day, if he's not ready to be back out there, just take your time". (more...)
Former Sunderland Manager in talks
- December 24, 2016

Just months after being fired as the manager of the England global team in the wake of a surprising controversy, Sam Allardyce is employed once more. Indeed, Palace chairman Steve Parish on Thursday pledged to "wind the dial back the other way" from Pardew's attack-minded approach. "The players here are good enough but also if we can add to that, let's try and do it". (more...)
Matthew Stafford more of an MVP candidate than Pro Bowl selection Matthew Stafford more of an MVP candidate than Pro Bowl selection
- December 24, 2016

Cowboys lead the series, 12-11. Detroit Lions Matt Prater (5) kicks a field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants Sunday, Dec. Indeed, against the Giants, last week, they managed to rack up only 56 yards from 19 carries, which is a pretty pitiful effort. They're just used to the stakes going both ways. (more...)
Cavs' JR Smith out 3 months after thumb surgery Cavs' JR Smith out 3 months after thumb surgery
- December 24, 2016

The Cleveland Cavaliers may be rolling in the Eastern Conference with a 20-6 record, but the team is going to be without a key cog for some time . Smith will undergo surgery to fix a fractured right thumb suffered during Tuesday's overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced on Wednesday. (more...)
Edwin Encarnacion, Indians agree on 3 years, $60M with club option
- December 24, 2016

How about writing Encarnacion's name in the middle of the lineup and leaving him there for about 145 games or so next season? Over the past five seasons, Encarnacion has averaged 39 home runs and 110 RBI. They can pitch as well as hit and score. The Indians add Encarnacion to a team coming off its first World Series appearance since 1997, losing to the Cubs in seven games. (more...)
Louisville loss sheds some light on lack of discipline from UK
- December 23, 2016

In a thrilling game, No. 10 Louisville downed rival No. 6 Kentucky 73-70 Wednesday night in Louisville. "We try to challenge every shot inside and we are a great shot-blocking team, especially when you have Anas and Ray on the floor", Pitino says. (more...)
Northampton avoid sanction over North concussion Northampton avoid sanction over North concussion
- December 23, 2016

The Wales worldwide was controversially allowed to play on at Welford Road, a decision that was this week condemned by Premiership Rugby and the Rugby Football Union's Concussion Management Review Group. He suffered three concussions on club and global duty between November 2014 and March 2015, forcing him to spend time away from the game on two separate occasions. (more...)
Ravens WR Steve Smith is definitely in the Christmas spirit
- December 23, 2016

Other guys have to step up". Coates continued to play through the injury on special teams and caught his first pass in seven weeks against the Bengals, signs he appeared to be heading in the right direction. Then, you add in Christmas and all these things. The women of the Pittsburgh Steelers are raising money for the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh . (more...)