• Bears consultant Brad Childress takes head coach job in start-up league
Bears consultant Brad Childress takes head coach job in start-up league

The league is scheduled to begin in February of 2019. Ten years after he last played for the Falcons, Michael Vick is returning to football in the city of Atlanta. After being released from prison in July 2009, he spent five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles followed by short stints with the New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers before ending ...

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  • Man City's Leroy Sané named PFA Young Player of the Year
Man City's Leroy Sané named PFA Young Player of the Year

Kirby has been in sensational form, with the Blues in the final of the FA Cup, semi-finals of the Champions League and top of the WSL. The victor of PFA Player of the Year was indeed the Liverpool striker, Mohamed Salah. "He always tries to get the best and show us the way to play good football". To play with fantastic players like we have in our...

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  • Ex-Chelsea star to miss Arsenal Europa League tie
Ex-Chelsea star to miss Arsenal Europa League tie

With Betis continuing to press forward, Simeone made a decision to introduce Koke, Griezmann and Vrsaljko to kill the game off. Cristian Tello almost broke the deadlock in the 70th minute; however his shot smashed off the outside post. "We didn't hit the target we wanted at the beginning of the season and we understand the fans and that they are ...

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  • Manchester United are FA Cup favourites, claims Chelsea boss Conte
Manchester United are FA Cup favourites, claims Chelsea boss Conte

However, a runners'-up finish in the Premier League having placed sixth a year ago, on top of a possible FA Cup triumph would certainly add more leverage to the manager's credibility. "In the (EFL) Cup we reached the semi-final and in the league we dropped a lot of points and probably next season we will play in the Europa League and not the C...

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  • Donovan Mitchell outscored Russell Westbrook 23-2 in last 2 4th quarters
Donovan Mitchell outscored Russell Westbrook 23-2 in last 2 4th quarters

The matchup that will decide the first-round series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz won't be Donovan Mitchell vs. Russell Westbrook . "Too comfortable. I'ma shut that s-- off next game though". By the time Rubio's shot went through the net, Utah held an 89-75 advantage. "I think it just means I'm doing my job", Simmons, not...

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  • Waffle House shooting suspect arrested past year near White House
Waffle House shooting suspect arrested past year near White House

They were still looking for him Sunday afternoon and believed he could be armed. Police spokesman Don Aaron says efforts to locate 29-year-old suspect Travis Reinking are continuing. Shaw said he was not a religious man, but "for a tenth of a second, something was with me to run through that door and get the gun from him". Local media reporte...

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  • George Hill (back) out for Game 4; Jose Calderon to start
George Hill (back) out for Game 4; Jose Calderon to start

This time around, the guys donned black suits with a simple white dress shirt underneath, rocking thin black ties the Blues Brothers would most definitely approve. Asked to translate, Lue said, "Catch the ball in our spots, don't push us out to the 3-point line". "Against those kind of players, you can't do anything, just try to stay aggressive o...

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  • Manchester City, Arsenal cruise to victory; Stoke edge closer to relegation
Manchester City, Arsenal cruise to victory; Stoke edge closer to relegation

A 5-0 win over Swansea got the champions closer to a few of them. In other words, the traditional adage in English football is that the best teams combine being a joy to watch with a capacity to scrap and get results in tough circumstances.

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  • Jay Feely apologizes for posing with gun in daughter's prom photo
Jay Feely apologizes for posing with gun in daughter's prom photo

Feely tweeted a clarification Sunday about a pic he posted Saturday as he sent his daughter to her prom with a guy. with Jay in between them and a pistol in his hand. Humor is subjective. For example, I could say that the kid shouldn't worry because Feely's vision isn't very good. It prompted more than 7,000 comments from his followers, describ...

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  • Carvalhal to celebrate Premier League survival with a special gift from Mourinho
Carvalhal to celebrate Premier League survival with a special gift from Mourinho

He added: "It would be uncomfortable to finish in a bad way in the next five games". He said: "I would sign right now for what we have done this season next season". It would be nice to finish good in terms of good feelings. "But maybe that can help us to be focused". "If you don't, I realise this season it will be so complicated".

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  • Houston Rockets: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Timberwolves
Houston Rockets: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Timberwolves

Not with a euphoric Target Center crowd there to drink in the first National Basketball Association playoff game in the building since 2004. Butler, one of the game's most feared two-way players, finished with 28 points with 7 rebounds while the 7-foot Towns, a University of Kentucky alum who struggled with his offense in Games 1 and 2 displayed hi...

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  • Salah pips De Bruyne to PFA Players' Player of the Year award
Salah pips De Bruyne to PFA Players' Player of the Year award

But, since returning to the England's top flight, Salah has produced heroics on a regular basis. The Egypt forward has hit 31 goals in 33 Premier League appearances since signing from Roma for an initial £36.9million (€42m) last June, equalling the record for the most prolific campaign in the division's 20-team history.

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  • Jets win first playoff series with Game 5 shutout of Wild
Jets win first playoff series with Game 5 shutout of Wild

Don't want to get ahead of myself. Winnipeg awaits the victor of the first-round series between the Nashville Predators and the Colorado Avalanche , which the Predators lead 3-2. In the series preview , it was said that that the Jets strengths of relentless offence against the Wild's sturdy defense would come out on top. "We have good goalt...

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  • Ben Simmons nets triple-double, continues to join elite National Basketball Association company
Ben Simmons nets triple-double, continues to join elite National Basketball Association company

Goran Dragic was pushed in transition on the other end, James Johnson confronted Robert Covington and Ben Simmons in defense of his teammates. It wound up taking two referees, two Heat coaches and a few players to get everyone separated.

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  • Shane Watson's superlative ton puts CSK on top of the table
Shane Watson's superlative ton puts CSK on top of the table

If CSK would have played their home games at the Brabourne stadium in Mumbai as per their choice, the revenue from the ticket sale wouldn't have matched the amount which they are going to make from Pune . He keeps bossing attacks around the world", said the Aussie all-rounder after Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by 64 runs o...

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  • Parker says Spurs will try to win for Popovich
Parker says Spurs will try to win for Popovich

San Antonio Spurs?after twisting his left ankle. Winning one for Pop will be an uphill climb for the San Antonio Spurs. This game nearly seemed trivial in the grand scheme of things for the Spurs, following the death of Erin Popovich , but they tried their best and it wasn't enough.

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  • Frustrated Morata sorry for reaction to substitution
Frustrated Morata sorry for reaction to substitution

While Diego Costa was a controversial, hot-headed, red card waiting to happen kind of player, he is also an absolute goal machine, and was a focal point for the Chelsea team. The Clarets struggled to cope with the physical duo, but it was Victor Moses who starred with a goal and an assist to help Chelsea record successive wins on the road.

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  • Vikings Release Complete 2018 Schedule
Vikings Release Complete 2018 Schedule

However, it's clearly a reflection that the 49ers returned to relevance with their 5-0 finish previous year that was directed by quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. The 49ers, led by starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo , will start the season on the road against the Minnesota Vikings on September 9. The 49ers have a tough opening slate that features...

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  • Justise Winslow Stepping On Joel Embiid's Mask May Have Backfired
Justise Winslow Stepping On Joel Embiid's Mask May Have Backfired

According to ESPN's Ramone Shelburne, the device was made of both carbon and poly carbonate, giving it added strength. "It's going to take much more than that to get me out of this series". Let's be clear: They still killed the Heat with Embiid on the floor, and their change-of-pace lineups nearly certainly wouldn't have been as effective ove...

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  • Gut Feeling: Writers Debate The 2018 Schedule's Key Stretches & Matchups
Gut Feeling: Writers Debate The 2018 Schedule's Key Stretches & Matchups

The Raiders also get at 10 a.m. kickoff against the Chiefs in Kansas City, though they have to play that division game every year. Detroit must have been feeling pretty good after drawing the Jets as its Week 1 opponent , but the Lions will have played the Patriots and Packers by Week 5 and then get six other teams with an over/u...

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  • Eagles and Nick Foles reportedly agree to restructured contract
Eagles and Nick Foles reportedly agree to restructured contract

NFL Media is also reporting that Foles is getting a $2 million signing bonus in addition to added incentives if he remains the starter during the season. There's also no definitive proof that Philadelphia's starting quarterback Carson Wentz will be ready for week one of the National Football League season.

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  • Majestic Rafael Nadal hammers Dominic Thiem in Monte Carlo
Majestic Rafael Nadal hammers Dominic Thiem in Monte Carlo

It wasn't until 52 minutes had passed that Thiem won his first game, a hold to Advantage for 3-1, which was cheered loudly by the capacity crowd on Court Rainier III, the main show court. Nadal did everything right in his games, dropping six points and keeping Dominic miles away from break points, mounting the pressure on the other side of the ne...

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  • Dwight Freeney Retiring; State Native Will Go Out As A Colt
Dwight Freeney Retiring; State Native Will Go Out As A Colt

Dwight Freeney is retiring. The defensive end was a 2002 first-round pick out of Syracuse, and he played 11 seasons with Indianapolis , earning a 2007 Super Bowl ring with the team. He closes his career with 125.5 career sacks, which leaves him in a tie for 17th all-time with Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs . Freeney had 8.0 sacks in a one-...

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  • Man United's Jose Mourinho: Wembley no advantage for Tottenham
Man United's Jose Mourinho: Wembley no advantage for Tottenham

Chelsea have progressed to the final from 11 of their last 14 FA Cup semi-final matches, losing out only in 1996, 2006 and 2013. For the Red Devils, it would not mark a very successful season without winning a trophy. Everton boss Sam Allardyce jokingly awarded himself a rating of 11 out of 10 after Toffees fans were sent a survey asking how t...

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  • 'Nadal has always had an advantage over me on clay'
'Nadal has always had an advantage over me on clay'

He recently said, "Clearly Rafa has always had an advantage over me on a clay courtand the record confirms that". With Federer not playing the French Open 2018, it is very likely that he will lose the No 1 spot on the ATO rankings. Rafael Nadal will be aiming to replicate the success of last year's Monte-Carlo Masters when he faces Aljaz Bedene ...

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  • Spurs, Heat looking for bounce-back efforts in Game 2
Spurs, Heat looking for bounce-back efforts in Game 2

LaMarcus Aldridge led the Spurs with 34 points, 12 rebounds, and three assists. And they could receive a boost when the series against the Spurs heads down to the AT&T Center for Games 3 and 4 with Curry set to travel with his team. Given the 21-point win in Game 1 for the Warriors and knowing Gregg Popovich's coaching pedigree, the pr...

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  • Everton apologise to Sam Allardyce after fan survey fiasco
Everton apologise to Sam Allardyce after fan survey fiasco

Sam Allardyce has responded to Everton sending out an email survey to fans asking to rate his performance. And whilst the sources would not name the suitors - wide-spread reports believe he will be Everton's next manager, replacing under-fire boss Sam Allardyce .

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  • 30 percent of Great Barrier Reef Coral Died in 'Catastrophic' 2016 Heatwave
30 percent of Great Barrier Reef Coral Died in 'Catastrophic' 2016 Heatwave

But to gauge the full extent of heat damage, Hughes's team conducted more-comprehensive underwater surveys of coral mortality, both at the peak of the observed bleaching in March and April, and again eight months later. This is - the authors stress - the only way we can preserve the rich heritage of the Great Barrier Reef for future generations. ...

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  • The Flyers have to do this thing without Sean Couturier. How?
The Flyers have to do this thing without Sean Couturier. How?

Brian Elliott started in goal for the Flyers , allowing 3 goals on 17 shots before he was chased midway through the second period in favor of Michal Neuvirth , who gave up 2 goals on 11 shots. Puck drop at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday. And as the Flyers walked off the ice for what will likely be the ...

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  • No 'danger' of Bale & Benzema being binned by Real Madrid, says Zidane
No 'danger' of Bale & Benzema being binned by Real Madrid, says Zidane

His overall tally of nine in 38 games for Real is only marginally better than defensive midfielder Casemiro - who has seven goals in 40 matches. "What I don't like is they attack me when I play well but don't score", Benzema told Vanity Fair .

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