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Miami Dolphins 7-round mock draft: Playoff edition

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The wide receiver caught 19 passes for 421 yards and two touchdowns in the Steelers first five games of the season with five of those resulting in gains of 41 yards or more. This time around Pittsburgh has a healthy offense, a defense that has continuity and comfort with one another and have improved their ability to stop the run. Read More »

Van Gerwen eyeing the final prize

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The 27-year-old from Boxtel in Holland now holds every single major trophy in darts, and if he still has some way to go to match the great Phil Taylor and his 16 world titles, he now has a fair claim to be the best player ever seen, and one of the greatest geniuses plying his trade in sport today. Read More »

Cleveland Browns Secure First Pick in NFL Draft

The Browns are coming off their first victory in over a full calendar year after narrowly avoiding National Football League infamy while the Steelers are riding high after clinching the AFC North with a thrilling win over the Ravens on Christmas Day. Read More »

Harden, Harrell ignite Rockets in rout of Clippers

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Raymond Felton led the Clippers with 26 points, five rebounds and eight assists off the bench. Keyed by a pair of three-pointers by Marreese Speights , the Clippers fought back with an 18-4 run that cut the deficit to 64-53. He was given the technical fouls and ejected by referee Jason Phillips. The Philadelphia 76ers won for only the third time on the road this season with a 124-122 victory over the Denver Nuggets, with Ersan Ilyasova scoring a career-high 23 points and adding 13 rebounds. Read More »

Alabama can't afford to sleep on unsafe Huskies in semifinal

Kickoff is set for just after 3 p.m. ET, and the game will be shown on ESPN, but stick with Bleacher Report for real-time updates, analysis, pictures, tweets, stats and anything else worth noting from Atlanta . It's possible that Alabama just didn't know what to do, I suppose, though handshakes are pretty standard before games. Under the legendary Don James, Washington was a beast in the old Pac-10 and won a share of the national championship in 1991. Read More »

Rousey stopped 48 seconds into comeback

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Nunes was last seen crumpling former champion Miesha Tate in the first round at UFC 200, earning her belt in the process. Her stature as one of the biggest draws in mixed martial arts saw her get a $3m purse for Friday's fight, plus an undisclosed share of the pay-per-view revenues. Read More »

Is Liverpool vs Manchester City a make or break match?

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But Guardiola said: "Six teams are fighting for the title and the Champions League qualification". But now the 28-year-old is back and looking to add to his season's 16-goal tally in Saturday's eagerly-anticipated Premier League clash at title rivals Liverpool . Read More »

USF Bulls Fight Off South Carolina Rally for Overtime Win, 46-39

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The game's 85 combined points were a Birmingham Bowl record and both teams broke the game's total yardage record. When South Florida sacked Jake Bentley to clinch a 46-39 win over SC in Thursday's Birmingham Bowl , bedlam ensued. "We gave up the three big plays in the first half and couldn't get enough stops". The main reason why Carolina lost this game was turnover. He set up the game-tying score late in the fourth with a return that went 39 yards and but for one foot on the sideline ... Read More »

Raiders QB Derek Carr to miss 6-8 weeks after surgery

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But now, there's word that the Broncos might be laying down for the Raiders in the game. It's hard to take McGloin at his word when he says he isn't fueled by those who count him out considering his long reputation to the contrary. "I feel like mentally, my approach has always been (good)", McGloin said. Paxton is also going to play. Carr is expected to miss 6-8 weeks after undergoing surgery on his leg earlier this week, which points to his outside chance to return in time for the Super ... Read More »

NBC moves Week 17 Packers-Lions game into prime time

Should Detroit win, Green Bay instead draws games against the second-place teams in those divisions, which would mean a home game against the Cardinals and a road date at the Giants . Meanwhile the Lions play the Cowboys tonight. The Packers hold the tiebreaker after winning the September 25 matchup between the two teams, 34-27, in Green Bay. Read More »

Chelsea make it 12 in a row, Toure sends City second

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The 12 straight league wins is a club record and puts Chelsea on a potentially historic pace in the table. But Conte said: "For me it's important only for the table". In the 20th minute Pedro Rodriguez nearly gave Chelsea the lead but his curler from the edge missed the target. "We played a good game, we could have scored more, but I am happy with the attitude of the players", Conte told BBC Sport after the 3-0 win. Read More »

Klopp Rules Coutinho Out Of Stoke Clash

If a club doesn't need money, we have no chance. "We want to convince players about the special character of the club". "We can change the system and do a lot of things". "Sadio is playing like a winger". As a winger, if you want. "We have not five other wingers to replace him, we can not have this team". How could he be as fit as the other players?' "We don't feel like we need a break". Read More »

Falcons could limit Julio Jones' snaps

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As previously reported by the Inquisitr , the updated National Football League playoff standings reveal that the Dallas Cowboys have clinched the No. Minnesota (7-7) would have to beat the Packers and lose to the Bears in the finale. And it will be another game without star linebacker Luke Kuechly. Read More »

SIPG nets Oscar for Xmas

There's only enough for a short video, which was, perhaps, the reason behind his departure. Chelsea additionally has to provide the Premier League with details of the club's internal review on historic abuse, launched after Johnson and several other former players came forward to claim they had been abused by scout Eddie Heath back in the 1970's. Read More »

SoCal athlete files sexual assault lawsuit against former Michigan State doctor

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Nassar's lawyer had requested electronic monitoring at home. She says she was referred to Nassar for treatment. "I can tell you we take allegations of sexual abuse very seriously", Cody said. Attorney's Office". In a lawsuit obtained by ESPN , Lopez says she went to Nassar, a nationally recognized osteopathic physician at the time, for treatment of chronic lower back pain starting in 1998. Read More »

Cavaliers' JR Smith To Have Surgery On Injured Thumb

Cleveland, who are 20-6 and hold a two game lead (in the loss column) in the Eastern Conference, play host to the Milwaukee Bucks, Brooklyn Nets and Golden State Warriors (on Christmas Day) this week. Smith, 31, is a key member of the championship-winning starting unit, averaging 8.6 points and 2.1 rebounds in his third season with the team. The injury being to his shooting hand makes it a virtual certainty Smith will be out awhile. Read More »

Pochettino: Tottenham targeting the title

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It is expected that they will move in for the start of the 2018-19 season and Pochettino added: "I think the new stadium can help a lot for us to fight for titles". Spurs have a break before playing Southampton on December 28 and Pochettino can get away with playing Walker and Rose continuously until mid-February. Read More »

Karun Nair converts maiden Test ton into maiden Test double hundred

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The fifth Test may be taking in Chennai but it is the batsmen from neighbouring Karnataka who are putting England to the sword in this match. Rahul was unlucky to missed out his maiden double hundred by a single run , but Nair made the most out his chance and went on to become only the second Indian to score a triple hundred . Read More »

Chapecoense footballer reveals INCREDIBLE reason he survived plane crash

Ruschel, who played at full-back for the Brazilian side, was sitting at the back of the plane when he was asked to move. Ruschel underwent surgery on a back injury sustained in the crash but was filmed walking on December 9, and was able to get out of his wheelchair to hug a friend and enter the auto that was taking him home on Friday. Read More »

Paige VanZant Submitted By Michelle Waterson at UFC Fight Night

Waterson attacked from the outset forcing VanZant back against the cage, took her down and locked in a rear-naked choke which ended the fight in the first. VanZant (7-4) almost went unconscious from the hold, until referee John McCarthy stepped in and stopping the fight at the 3:21 mark in the first round. Read More »

Bengals lose to Steelers 24-20

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The two teams were headed in two different directions with Pittsburgh riding a four-game winning streak, and an 8-5 record, with the Bengals winning their last two games, but most would say too little too late with a 5-7-1 record. He also injured his right knee on the drive and didn't return. The Steelers close the regular season by hosting Cleveland. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 286 yards and kept the Steelers moving even as they kept settling for field goals. Read More »

Eric Dier isn't unhappy at Tottenham - Mauricio Pochettino

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Pochettino claims Dier has not spoken to him to express his unhappiness and for that reason dubbed reports suggesting the England global was less than content "rumours". The most important thing is to have the opportunity to play, to build with strong values and principles his career. "He's very important for us". Read More »

Watch Chelsea manager Antonio Conte's press conference ahead of Crystal Palace game

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And the best thing he's done is not the system: he's man-managed those people to perform better". On the other hand, Zaha's teammates will have a job on their hands to keep the mercurial Eden Hazard under control, but how do the two stack up head-to-head? 'Coming from Serie A it's a different type of football and he's got to grips with the toughness of the Premier League, and the physicality of it. Read More »

Bayern and Arsenal to meet again in Champions League

But Henry - the club's all-time record goalscorer - believes Arsenal's run to the final a decade ago can provide inspiration for the current crop. After a wild 6-4 aggregate win over Juventus, Bayern lost to Atletico Madrid on away goals. Read More »

Matthew Stafford is officially the 'Comeback Kid' of the NFL

The day wasn't exactly flawless, though. The Seattle Seahawks lost to the Green Bay Packers big and that puts Detroit behind only the Dallas Cowboys. Regardless, Cooter responded by having his 29th rated ground game run the ball 28 times for 114 yards and dominate the time of possession battle by over 8 ½ minutes. Read More »

Australia wins toss, to bat 1st in final ODI vs New Zealand

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The pugnacious left-hander's majestic 156 from 128 balls rescued the home side after it stumbled to 73-4 before recovering to a total of 264 for eight at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. If he'd survived, Warner would have been just the second Australian - along with Damien Martyn against New Zealand in 2000 - to carry their bat (opener remains not out, all 10 wickets have fallen) in a one-day worldwide. Read More »

Wildlife group: Giraffes in process of 'silent extinction'

Giraffes have been marked "vulnerable" on the International Union for Conservation of Nature "Red List", which tracks species threatened with extinction. While global attention has been on threats to elephants and rhinos, giraffes have been off the radar, and we've been losing them in significant numbers. Read More »

Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

Stein also plans to seek to intervene in a similar Pennsylvania case, according to her lawyer Mark Brewer. The Stein campaign filed an emergency federal court order in Pennsylvania on Monday for a statewide recount . Trump supporters in Wisconsin have unsuccessfully tried to stop the recount in progress there. And in Pennsylvania, an updated count Friday by state election officials showed Trump's lead shrinking to 49,000 from 71,000 over Clinton, out of 6 million votes cast, ... Read More »

Banged-up Canadiens hope to avoid repeat of last season's collapse

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The Blues didn't have a morning skate ahead of Thursday's game against the New York Islanders (6 p.m., FSMW, KMOX), so while we don't know for certain, it's reasonable to assume Hitchcock will keep Schwartz and Stastny together tonight. "When you go into overtime , it's anyone's game". Conserving energy, playing the players the right way, not wasting energy on disappointing efforts, (the ability to) move on is going to be important for us. Read More »

Conor McGregor confirmed for Game Of Thrones role by UFC chief

Spoiler Warning: If you don't like knowing about new #GameOfThrones characters before you meet them on screen, this article about Conor McGregor's new character is probably not for you. His Cage Warriors loss to Joseph Duffy is also widely known given the fact that, similar to the Diaz bout, McGregor was also defeated via a rear naked choke. Read More »

Watson's trip to Heisman Trophy stage bumpier than 2015

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If I had a pick of any college player in the Nation to win one game for me out of this years crop of Heisman candidates, I'd pick Watson. Although the Cardinals lost their final two games of the season to unranked opponents, Jackson is still considered by many to be the front-runner for the coveted award . Read More »

Robert Lewandowski scores as Bayern edges Atletico 1-0

With the result, Atletico Madrid complete the group stage atop the standings in Group D , followed by Bayern Munich , Rostov and Eindhoven. Atletico next travel to Villarreal in La Liga on Monday as they look to close the nine-point gap to league leaders Real Madrid . Read More »

Klopp's intensive passing training paying off - Coutinho

However, the writing was on the wall for the Northern Irishman as early as August as West Ham arrived at Anfield and showed that numerous previous season's issues had not been resolved. "It was nice and I'm feeling good - I'm feeling stronger every day in training and in matches and hopefully I can push on now". I had an incredible final season there when we were fighting for the title with Manchester United. Read More »