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National Football League playoffs: Vikings vs. Saints

They have held 14/16 opponents to less than 20 points. This isn't to make assumptions or get too far ahead of things, but here are a few facts to note about...


Bills name Brian Daboll offensive coordinator

This gets Daboll not only back to NY and not only back to the National Football League but also back to the AFC East, where he spent 14 of the previous 17 seaso...


Manchester United or City? Alexis Sanchez resolution imminent

That's why I decided not to do it. Wing-back, Hector Bellerin put the Gunners ahead early in the second half. City also managed to score three goals and...


Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk insists £75m price tag is a compliment

Saints threatened to report Liverpool to the Premier League over an alleged illegal approach for Van Dijk and the Reds backed off. It was a statement from t...


Chelsea misfires again in 0-0 draw against Leicester in EPL

Christensen will likely continue in place of Cahill alongside Antonio Rudiger and Cesar Azpilicueta in Chelsea's back three. In the 2009/10 season, Ancelo...


Saints WR Brandon Coleman to miss playoff game vs Vikings

After sabotaging what should have been a playoff season a year ago, how ironic would it be for the kicking game to bail out the Saints in their biggest challe...


Barty tips Kerber as major Open contender

The German, who starts the Australian Open as 21st seed next week, went a break ahead at 3-2 in the first set after a double fault from home favourite Barty and...


Robert Whittaker Injured & Off UFC 221, Interim Champion To Be Crowned

Whittaker broke his silence only hours ago, saying he was "ruled medically unable to compete". The man Whittaker beat to earn interim gold last summer, Yoel R...


Johnson and Kirk share lead in Hawaii

This is the second straight tournament for Kirk to have at least a share of the first-round lead. According to PGATour.com , Johnson reached 16 of 18 greens in...


NFL Investigating Raiders' Possible Rooney Rule Violation After Jon Gruden Hire

Tom Cable's on the way, albeit in a lesser role. Since leaving the Raiders, Cable has spent seven seasons in Seattle where he coached the Seahawks' offensive...


Keith Jackson, legendary college football announcer, dies at age 89

He is credited with coining the phrase " The Big House " for Michigan Stadium and calling the Rose Bowl " the Granddaddy of them all ". Survivors include his ...


Jose Mourinho: 'Romelu Lukaku to return in a week'

United, who pride themselves on having one of the best youth systems in the country, finally have a true Mancunian, who has been flourishing on the big stage. "...


Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars: Preview and Predictions

The Jags' star-studded defense has held three of its last four opponents to 15 or fewer points, and they completely shut down the Buffalo Bills in a 10-3 wi...


Lance Stephenson successfully annoyed LeBron James in Pacers' win over Cavs

It's the first time IN has beaten Cleveland three times IN a season since 2013-14. Among those was the Raptors' first meeting with the Warriors at Oracle Ar...


Roger Federer faces Aljaz Bedene first up in Australian Open

His 2017 comeback could be inspiration for the likes of Djokovic , who has won the Australian title a record six times but has been sidelined since Wimbledon ...


Chelsea boss Antonio Conte "will not forget" Jose Mourinho's comments

Per Nick Ames of the Guardian , Conte said: "Everything is possible". He said: "I have another year of (my) contract with this club". The Chelsea manag...


Great Britain set record medal target for Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang 2018

Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) said it has formed a team made up of 130 medical staff, including 48 doctors, so they could be stationed at treatment ...


Blaming Tyrod Taylor For Playoff Loss is Foolish at Best

Brees, who completed 23 of 32 passes, threw first-half touchdown passes of 80 yards to Ted Ginn Jr. and 9 yards to Josh Hill. Add to that, White's forced fu...


DeMarco Murray ruled out vs. Patriots

But a loss to this Titans team - whose minus-22 point differential this season is dwarfed by the Patriots' plus-162 margin - would be even more improbable tha...


NBC expects ad sales record with Super Bowl, Olympics

No team has ever played at home in the Super Bowl. Throughout the Super Bowl's history, there have been two games that were, in essence, home games. The long-...


RB Leipzig will resist Liverpool's attempts to get Naby Keita in January

Playing at Anfield , we're always confident we're going to win. I came here to push myself and Liverpool is a club that is looking to go and do good things. ...


Hockey Canada announces 2018 men's Olympic roster

Before an National Hockey League career that included stints in Toronto, Los Angeles, Edmonton and Montreal, Scrivens was named ECAC Goalie of the Year his seni...


National Football League officially looking into possible Rooney Rule violation by Raiders

Gruden's hire provoked some suspicion nearly immediately upon being reported last week . The investigation comes one day after the Fritz Pollard Alliance , ...


UCF fans fund billboard challenging Alabama to a battle of national champions

The Colley Matrix , which was one of the six computer formulas used in the BCS, instead ended the season with undefeated UCF as the No. 1 team. The Crimson Tid...


National Football League announces three 2018 London matchups, none involving Dolphins

The Eagles will play the Jacksonville Jaguars while the Titans will challenge the Los Angeles Chargers , with both games to be contested at Wembley Stadi...