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Boro's Karanka hopes Man United finish top Boro's Karanka hopes Man United finish top
- January 01, 2017

Midfielder Ander Herrera shared a photo of himself and many of his team-mates tucking into dinner after the game, writing on Instagram: "The best way to finish 2016, great win lads!" United has now won five league games in a row. "We managed to do something that is awesome, which is to bring the fans to the pitch". It was too much for a very good team, too much for a very well-organised team. (more...)
Dalvin Cook announces entrance to National Football League draft Dalvin Cook announces entrance to National Football League draft
- January 01, 2017

He figures to be rewarded for that with a first- or second-round selection by a running back-needy team. Cook's announcement was a live broadcast which drew more than 5,000 viewers. "His work ethic and his demeanor and the way he's changed these guys, the meetings we had, and I would call and say, 'Would you talk to so and so". (more...)
Everton boss Ronald Koeman encouraged by Ross Barkley improvement Everton boss Ronald Koeman encouraged by Ross Barkley improvement
- January 01, 2017

Although Koeman went on to confess that he was disappointed with some of his team's mistakes throughout the match, he was quick to point out that his players created plenty of chances and that Everton were worthy of a point. "That's the nature of the beast". When it was put to him that Everton fans may well be expecting another victory to add to the 2-0 Boxing Day triumph at Leicester, the Dutchman said: "Yes, but that's the most risky thing you can do in football, because we know the ... (more...)
Chelsea, Liverpool will decide title race - Hughes Chelsea, Liverpool will decide title race - Hughes
- January 01, 2017

You wouldn't want Chelsea to lose him because that could significantly damage their ability to win the league. He's a fantastic player but more importantly he's a fantastic man. "We need to get a good defensive platform which prior to the last two or three games, we have had". I thought we were good value to get a draw, but we can't keep on making the mistakes we are at the moment because it's hurting us. (more...)
Man City have time on their side, says Guardiola Man City have time on their side, says Guardiola
- January 01, 2017

City are the joint second-highest league scorers on 39 with Arsenal, but their goals are concentrated at the feet of Sergio Aguero, who has 16 in all competitions and returns from suspension for Sunday's game. However, they come up against a City side that are steadily improving under Guardiola, and they also will seek a fourth consecutive win at Anfield this evening. (more...)
Highlight-reel plays overshadow sloppiness in Georgia's win against TCU Highlight-reel plays overshadow sloppiness in Georgia's win against TCU
- January 01, 2017

Oddball clock management, four fumbles and three missed field goals make that an obvious assessment. Up by one with about five minutes left, Trenton Thompson sacked TCU quarterback Kenny Hill , and Brandon Hartfield missed a field goal wide right. (more...)
Celtic fight back to beat Rangers 2-1 in Old Firm derby Celtic fight back to beat Rangers 2-1 in Old Firm derby
- January 01, 2017

They probably need four new players but they don't have the budget so they're bringing in players to get them back to a level. A host of chances came and went but Scott Sinclair pounced from close range with 20 minutes remaining to spark delirious scenes among the travelling supporters behind the goal. (more...)
Robert Mathis Explains Why He Is Retiring Robert Mathis Explains Why He Is Retiring
- January 01, 2017

Mathis was named to five Pro Bowls, and was part of the Colts' Super Bowl-winning team in 2006. He said that he wants to walk away from the game, not limp away, and that the rest of his body will go to his kids. "Stomp with the big dogs basically". Mathis, 35, told his teammates of his decision after practice Friday and a short time later held an emotional news conference. (more...)
Wenger confirms Mustafi is set for Arsenal return Wenger confirms Mustafi is set for Arsenal return
- December 31, 2016

Allardyce says he also received a Chinese offer when his stint in charge of England ended after just one match due to a newspaper scandal, but rejected the approach in favour of remaining in the Premier League. Palace visit the Emirates Stadium with Arsenal looking to keep on the coat-tails of league leaders Chelsea, having laboured to victory in their Boxing Day outing against West Brom. (more...)
Cavs' Irving sidelined at end by hammy cramp
- December 31, 2016

Isaiah Thomas was the leading score for the Celtics with 31 points. Instead of the Warriors, though, it was Phoenix who produced the goods this time. "We got lucky and we had a chance at the end because our guys played really hard and figured out a way". Even though James continues to log more minutes and get up there in age, he's still an MVP candidate and probably the best player in the league, pound-for-pound. (more...)
No. 25 South Florida meets SC in Birmingham Bowl No. 25 South Florida meets SC in Birmingham Bowl
- December 31, 2016

South Florida: LB Auggie Sanchez. Edwards, a true freshman, was the No. 3-ranked prospect out of the state of SC as a recruit in the 2016 class. "He's an outstanding athlete", Muschamp said. South Carolina , Dowdle 12-50, Turner 10-49, Samuel 1-4, (Team) 1-(minus 3), Bentley 10-(minus 9). With Flowers coming back and Strong taking over as head coach, South Florida should get plenty of respect heading into next season. (more...)
Liverpool v/s Manchester City: Visitors should fear Reds attack, warns Georginio Wijnaldum Liverpool v/s Manchester City: Visitors should fear Reds attack, warns Georginio Wijnaldum
- December 31, 2016

Apart from an error in the 2-2 draw against Liverpool, Randolph has adjusted well to life as West Ham's first-choice goalkeeper , and was outstanding last weekend at Swansea as the club continued their upward trajectory. Ahead of City's trip to Merseyside, Guardiola welcomes back the talismanic Sergio Aguero, after the Argentina global striker served the last of his four game ban against Hull City on Boxing Day. (more...)
How to Watch the Foster Farms Bowl: Utah vs How to Watch the Foster Farms Bowl: Utah vs
- December 31, 2016

They used a 10-play, 68-yard drive while riding Williams most of the way, resulting in Andy Phillips' fourth field goal of the game with 1:24 left. "It's been insane, it's been awesome, kind of all wrapped into one". Focus on Joe Williams: The Utes need to run Williams through the ground, the Hoosiers cannot let him get hot or he will run for 300 yards just because he can. (more...)
The PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Preview and Prediction
- December 31, 2016

Watson grew up in the same state as Raekwon McMillian and tried to persuade the second-team All-American linebacker and former five-star recruit to join him at Clemson. Tight end Jordan Leggett agrees and says there will be a statue of his quarterback sooner rather than later outside Death Valley. Running back Wayne Gallman combines tackle-breaking ability with the speed to go the distance. (more...)
Burke Ramsey just extended the JonBenet Ramsey saga into 2017 Burke Ramsey just extended the JonBenet Ramsey saga into 2017
- December 31, 2016

JonBenet Ramsey was found dead at the family home in Boulder, Colorado on December 26, 1996, and the case of the murdered 6-year-old caught the attention of the nation, and the world, as investigators tried to figure out what happened to the young beauty queen. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Plays Down January Transfer Window Importance For Liverpool Jurgen Klopp Plays Down January Transfer Window Importance For Liverpool
- December 30, 2016

The 23-year-old, whose deal expires in 18 months, has found regular playing time hard to come this season, starting eight Premier League matches and completing 90 minutes just once in the recent victory over West Ham. It's really not interesting what I think about this". "My English isn't good enough to use different words". "But the City game, for sure, is too early and if the City game is too early then I am pretty sure the Sunderland game [on January 2] is too early, too". (more...)
Andy Reid on Poe's TD toss: 'Bloated Tebow Pass'
- December 30, 2016

Rams in a new stadium under construction in Inglewood, Calif. Injuries and the inability to close out games have plagued the Chargers all season. The Broncos' only touchdown Sunday - their only touchdown in the past two games - came after rookie safety Justin Simmons returned an interception to the Kansas City 6-yard line. (more...)
Lewis plans to coach Bengals in 2017
- December 30, 2016

The 26-year-old Lewis has rushed 53 times for 235 yards and reeled in 15 receptions for 90 yards in six games this season. " I'll be back in 2017 ", Lewis said on Sirius XM NFL Radio on Thursday morning. Eifert didn't practice last week or play in the Bengals' Week 16 loss because of another back injury. Green suffered a Grade 2 hamstring tear in the Bengals' Week 11 loss to the Buffalo Bills and has been sidelined since. (more...)
Maharaj, Rabada take South Africa close to victory
- December 30, 2016

The Lankans will face the tougher task of scoring 248 more runs on the fifth day. Kagiso Rabada produced an excellent ball to trap Silva leg before for 48 and leave Sri Lanka 118 for 3. Maharaj, who bowled 22 overs unchanged, had Dinesh Chandimal caught at mid-on as the batsman charged down the wicket. The ball lobbed up to Stephen Cook at mid-off, who dropped a simple catch. (more...)
BYU coaching legend LaVell Edwards dead at 86
- December 30, 2016

Both Billick and Reid played for Edwards and got their starts as coaches on his staff, while Holmgren was the quarterbacks coach at BYU from 1982-85. Edwards was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2004, and BYU's stadium bears his name. (more...)
Ronda Rousey, Amanda Nunes Both Make Weight for UFC 207
- December 30, 2016

Kenny Florian isn't your standard MMA analyst. This event will serve as the year-end bonanza for UFC featuring two title fights. Rousey , meanwhile, is on life-tilt and heading into a fight against one of the sport's most risky strikers. (more...)
What Jerry Jones Wants To Do With Tony Romo Week 17 What Jerry Jones Wants To Do With Tony Romo Week 17
- December 30, 2016

The Dallas Cowboys season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles will not have any playoff implications. It might not be as surprising as the Cubs breaking a 108-year drought, but the Cubs were the best team in baseball all season. Against Detroit, he was sacked once but was also brought down six times on designed runs, scrambles, and a sack that was negated by a penalty. "No game is meaningless", Prescott said . (more...)
Coroner: Rashaan Salaam died of self-inflicted gunshot wound
- December 30, 2016

Per the report, Salaam's December 5 death came as a result of a gunshot to the head at Eben G. Fine Park in Boulder. The family declined to have the coroner perform additional tests that would indicate whether Salaam suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). (more...)
Raiders prep for playoffs without injured QB Carr
- December 29, 2016

ESPN is reporting Derek Carr's recovery time will be six to eight weeks. What was once thought of as the top competition for the New England Patriots in the AFC bracket now must persevere and move forward with backup Matt McGloin under center as expectations shift dramatically. (more...)
Bucs place RB Sims on injured reserve - again
- December 29, 2016

Following the suspension being reported, Martin and the team both released statements . In eight games this season, Martin has 144 carries for 421 yards and three touchdowns. "The thing that most people don't understand is between your wideouts, your tight ends and your running backs, you're probably going to have 12 guys active", Koetter said. (more...)