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Former Falcon Devin Hester Announces Retirement From NFL

Former Falcon Devin Hester Announces Retirement From NFL

He took three punts back for touchdowns that year, and also averaged 35.58 yards per kick return, the sixth-highest single-season average of any player to return at least 10 kicks in a given year. He acknowledged the team and said that the city helped shaped who he is today. He made an impact on the game just by standing on the field and being Devin Hester . Read More

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LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball in 'serious discussions' to sign with Lithuanian club

LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball in 'serious discussions' to sign with Lithuanian club

In case you didn't know. . The pair then signed with their older brother Lonzo's agent, Harrison Gaines, and began weighing their worldwide options. But there are some serious concerns to whether the players can adjust into Vytautas on any level. "Vytautas plays in the Lithuanian (LKL) league, but it is unlikely the Ball brothers would see significant playing time in that league", ESPN's report continues. Read More

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Kirk Herbstreit invites bullying victim Keaton Jones to College GameDay

In the emotionally charged video which has racked up millions of views, the young boy describes how bullies pick on him because of his nose, branding him ugly, and telling him he has no friends. "I must repeat, this is my only "GoFundMe" account! I know several of you have sent me groups or pages or individuals that you feel I really need to read [and] reply to, when I say even those are at least 100s, [and] I've gotten thousands besides those, it's insane". Read More

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Vols go with the unknown by hiring Jeremy Pruitt

Vols go with the unknown by hiring Jeremy Pruitt

GoVols247 reported that Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer met with Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt on Wednesday, and that Pruitt is expected to be named the next head UT football coach. Saban famously didn't want Lane Kiffin to remain on staff after he agreed to take the FAU job, though his relationship with Saban was always a bit chilly even at the best of times. Read More

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We stand by Kapil Sibal's request: Zafaryab Jilani

We stand by Kapil Sibal's request: Zafaryab Jilani

The BJP is playing the role of "Manthara', raking up Kapil Sibal's stand on the hearing", Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said, while addressing the media. Sibal suggested deferring hearing of the case till 2019. Addressing BJP workers during his Gujarat election campaign in Dahod, Modi said, "The Sunni Waqf Board must be congratulated for their fearless stand and for disassociating themselves from the statement of Kapil Sibal". Read More

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Nathan Redmond makes his point after Pep talk

Nathan Redmond makes his point after Pep talk

In a post on social media, the Southampton forward said: "When one of the world's best managers compliments you or gives advice in any way, you listen". "I played against millions in managers and the different ways they play. I will never judge the way my opponents want to play against my teams because I don't like the other managers judging what I want to do", he added. Read More

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Tiger Woods continues his remarkable comeback at the Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods continues his remarkable comeback at the Hero World Challenge

However, his clubhead speed was impressive, as was his putting stroke, as he ended the day just three shots off the lead, held by new European
No 1 Tommy Fleetwood. Woods was 1 over on the back nine with one birdie and two bogeys and now sits five shots off the lead at 7 under. "It's going to take time, a lot more practice, a lot more training and more tournaments". Read More

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Paul Pogba has a message for Mourinho ahead of Arsenal, City games

Paul Pogba has a message for Mourinho ahead of Arsenal, City games

Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho has finally named the price at which he is willing to sell out of favour English left-back Luke Shaw. Unfortunately for the Manchester United boss, that doesn't seem to be the case. "We won the title in Manchester" is a chant still sung to this day by Arsenal fans, who saw their team famously take the Premier League title from Manchester United at Old Trafford, when keeper Fabian Barthez could only parry a Freddie Ljungberg shot into the path of ... Read More

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Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree receive 2-game suspensions for brawl

Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree receive 2-game suspensions for brawl

Crabtree and Talib have taken their bloodfeud to its logical conclusion, and the payment for another repeat would surely test even their mutual resolves. Just BS. (Crabtree) came out there and didn't want to play football . They did run into two media members on their way to the ground. Finally, during the ensuing altercation, you grabbed and twisted that same opponent's facemask and threw a punch at him ... Read More

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Wild Melee Breaks Out Between Raiders and Broncos

Wild Melee Breaks Out Between Raiders and Broncos

Crabtree and Talib have a history with each other, stemming from an incident between the players last season . When the altercation did finally subside, both the receiver and cornerback were ejected from the contest. Crabtree was still engaged with Talib at the time and continued to pull him onto the Broncos sideline and eventually drove him to the ground. I can't react, or they kick me out of the game and I'm the bad guy. Read More

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Florida close to hiring coach from another SEC school

Florida close to hiring coach from another SEC school

He reunites with former Mississippi State Athletic Director Scott Stricklin, who now leads the Department of Athletics at the University of Florida. "I'm fortunate to be the head coach and (athletic director) John (Cohen ) and Dr. Keenum have both told me they want me to continue to be the head coach here-before the game they did, we'll see what they say right now". Read More

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Danica Patrick to retire after Daytona 500, Indy 500

Danica Patrick to retire after Daytona 500, Indy 500

Again, however, much like the case is for her Daytona 500 effort, Patrick did not say the team for which she would be driving in the Indianapolis 500. She became the first woman to win an IndyCar Series race when she won the Indy Japan 300 in 2008. As far as her Indianapolis 500 history goes, she has driven in the race seven times with a top finish of 3rd in 2009 and just one finish outside of the top 10. Read More

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Jeff Long out as Arkansas athletic director, Julie Cromer Peoples named interim

Jeff Long out as Arkansas athletic director, Julie Cromer Peoples named interim

But Bielema is just 29-32 as Razorbacks coach, and the team is 4-6 this season. Long had previously been athletic director at Pitt and held the same post at Eastern Kentucky. Demirel said that this focus away from athletics could have turned Razorback fans against Long, especially during a lackluster season. In 1988 he was assistant athletic director at Rice while serving in a similar position at MI for 10 years. Read More

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Italy Misses World Cup as Sweden Wins Playoff

Italy Misses World Cup as Sweden Wins Playoff

We lacked the energy and sharpness to score a goal, but at the end of the day Sweden played in much the same way as the first leg. But even in its most basic form, it would surely be better than the status quo, which sees officials castigated for honest mistakes and teams denied a place at the World Cup as a effect. Read More

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LeBron, Cavs Hop on NYC Subway; One Rider Is Not Impressed

LeBron, Cavs Hop on NYC Subway; One Rider Is Not Impressed

James also said he doesn't have any issues with the Knicks' organization. "Dallas is definitely, I know they're excited that he didn't go there", James said. I can not just let (James) disrespect (Ntilikina) like that. "The coaches, the GMs, the president, this organization knows what they're doing". I see rivalry with all the teams in the league. Read More

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Tennessee recruit: Butch Jones 'told me to find a place to go'

Tennessee recruit: Butch Jones 'told me to find a place to go'

I want to make clear that we are intensely committed to hiring the best coach of Tennessee. "The Jones family has poured their heart and soul into this Tennessee football program and the Knoxville community". The 59-year-old Hoke has head coaching experience at Ball State (six years), San Diego State (two years) and MI (four years), and after his dismissal at MI after the 2014 season, Hoke was out of coaching for a year before spending the 2016 season as Oregon's defensive coordinator. Read More

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Lions rally past winless Browns 38-24 at Ford Field

Lions rally past winless Browns 38-24 at Ford Field

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 12: Quandre Diggs #28 of the Detroit Lions hits quarterback DeShone Kizer #7 of the Cleveland Browns during the second half at Ford Field on November 12, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions then knotted the score at 10-all when Ameer Abdullah bulled up the middle from 9 yards out with 10:25 remaining until intermission. And there even was a Kenny Britt sighting, as he was able to turn a short pass into a touchdown in the first quarter. Read More

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Was OJ Simpson Kicked Out of a Vegas Nightclub?

Was OJ Simpson Kicked Out of a Vegas Nightclub?

The dispatcher apparently had thought Simpson was at a pizza shop inside the hotel, before adding: "He's actually sitting inside the bar, he was asking about the pizza shop". Eyewitnesses spotted Simpson inside the hotel shortly after midnight. Drinking to excess would be a violation of Simpson's parole terms, but LaVergne said on Twitter that the parole board tested Simpson and he was clean. Read More

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Penn State And Michigan State Got Stuck In A Never-Ending Weather Delay

Penn State And Michigan State Got Stuck In A Never-Ending Weather Delay

Matt Coghlin kicked a 34-yard field goal as time expired - seven hours after the game began - on Saturday night in a game that was delayed almost 3 1/2 hours by severe weather in the second quarter. But following his 33-for-39, 328-yard, 4-touchdown (and 95-rushing yard) performance in Ohio State's 39-38 victory over Penn State last weekend, many are already linking the Buckeyes quarterback to college football's highest individual honor. Read More

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Colts' Andrew Luck goes on injured reserve

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck's surgically-repaired shoulder "stopped getting better" about a week and a half ago, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Ballard told reporters he has received no indication that Luck's problems are career-threatening. He played in seven games in 2015, fought through injuries to play 15 games in 2016, and will now miss all of 2017. Read More

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Dolphins Trade Ajayi To Philadelphia

Dolphins Trade Ajayi To Philadelphia

Even with the loss of Jason Peters , the Eagles offensive line still holds their own, giving holes big enough for LeGarrette Blount . But this season, Ajayi , a native of London, has managed just 465 yards on 138 rushes and no TDs. "That's on the running back". In 2016, Ajayi earned a Pro Bowl berth after finishing fourth in the National Football League with 1,272 rushing yards, marking the third-highest single-season total in Dolphins' history. Read More

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Patriots Hold Off Chargers 21-13 for 4th Straight Win

Patriots Hold Off Chargers 21-13 for 4th Straight Win

The Patriots then played keep away for the rest of the first half while forcing negative game script or the Chargers in the second half, which capped Gordon's use for the rest of the afternoon. The Patriots were able to tackle him in the end zone for a safety. Left with just 1:08 and no time outs, Rivers led his team all the way down to the Patriots' 23-yard line. Read More

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OKC Thunder flight from Minneapolis hit... something, plane gets big-ass dent

OKC Thunder flight from Minneapolis hit... something, plane gets big-ass dent

ET.in the United Center. "Delta flight 8935, operating from Minneapolis to Chicago-Midway as a charter flight for the Oklahoma City Thunder , likely encountered a bird while on descent into Chicago ". That's what Oklahoma City Thunder players went through as they exited the plane after flying to Chicago . The sportsman posted a dramatic picture to Twitter of a badly damaged plane. Read More

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Pedroia to be shelved by surgery

In a press release, the Red Sox said that "it is anticipated Pedroia would return to games in approximately seven months". Pedroia, 34, had surgery on the same knee last off-season, but was ready for the regular season. Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is expected to miss the start of next season. Pedroia made two trips to the disabled list (29 days combined) during 2017 because of left knee inflammation. Read More

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Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17: Spain to face England in final

Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17: Spain to face England in final

Barcelona's Abel Ruiz put his side ahead from the penalty spot after 19 minutes and the captain doubled Spain's lead in style before the break, latching onto Cesar Gelabert's fine throughball before rounding the goalkeeper and finishing. Morgan Gibbs White won the ball from Brazilian right-back Wesley and fed Callum Hudson-Odoi, who in turn set up Brewster. Gabriel Brazao produced a fine reaction save, but the Liverpool teenager was first to the rebound. Read More

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Martin Keown: How Liverpool FC will be driving Jurgen Klopp mad

That's what I mean when I said we need to be ready for this game tomorrow. "It was very good, I liked it", Klopp told Liverpool's official website - his side having won one of their last eight matches in all competitions. "I can not now mention it if I need it and then when I don't need it then I say it's not important", continued the boss. Due to Klopp's rotation policy Karius has not played since then but needs to put in a dominant, confident display in order to prevent more questions ... Read More

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What Arsenal's defeat to Watford means - Wenger

What Arsenal's defeat to Watford means - Wenger

Marco Silva's Hornets have been one of the surprise packages of the Premier League season to this point, now sitting pretty in 4th in the English top-flight, ahead of Arsenal , Chelsea and Liverpool. "I have seen the penalty now and I respect the decision of the referee", he was reported as saying . 'It's ruthlessness. I think it starts from behind them, if they would have missed it when you boys [Martin Keown] were playing, you'd be like "hey, finish that". Read More

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Best and worst from Patriots' 24-17 victory over the Jets

Best and worst from Patriots' 24-17 victory over the Jets

A leaky Patriots defense put the offense in a hole, letting the Jets pull out to a 14-0 lead before the first quarter came to an end. It also wasn't the prettiest of his 187 regular-season wins. Worst momentum killer: With the Patriots driving into Jets territory in the first quarter, linebacker Darron Lee poked the ball loose from running back Mike Gillislee's grasp and cornerback Buster Skrine recovered for the hosts. Read More

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Delhi CM Kejriwal's Lost Car Found In Ghaziabad

Delhi CM Kejriwal's Lost Car Found In Ghaziabad

The auto had been earlier stolen on October 12 from outside of Delhi Secretariat. "We have verified it after checking the car's engine chassis number". "But the fact that it went missing outside the Delhi Secretariat reflects the rapidly deteriorating law and order situation in Delhi". The humble blue hatchback became synonymous with Kejriwal's "aam aadmi" image, after it was donated to Kejriwal by Kundan Sharma, a software engineer, in January 2013. Read More

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