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Tyrod Taylor to undergo surgery Thursday

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Next season's portion of the contract, worth about $30 million including bonuses, is guaranteed if Taylor is unable to pass his March 11 physical. Tyrod Taylor took a Snapchat on Thursday morning of himself apparently preparing for surgery. Read More »

Three things to know: Raiders (5) at Texans (4) wild-card preview

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Savage was already looking forward to the playoffs, but suffered concussion during their loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. If his second to worst ranked offense by DVOA, his ugly game-planning, his poor use of the clock, and awful record of challenges impress you, I'm not sure what kind of argument could be made to persuade you otherwise. Read More »

Here's what happens if the NHL Winter Classic faces a rain delay

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Two goals from Vladimir Tarasenko helped the home side give Chicago their fifth loss in their last six games and drop the Blackhawks' record in outdoor games to 1-4-0. Corey Crawford made 31 saves for the Blackhawks. LW Jaden Schwartz missed Blues practice on Sunday because of illness but was well enough to play on Monday. Read More »

Bills GM Whaley sidesteps questions on Rex Ryan firing

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I wasn't privy to that conversation so I can't answer that". The first one, I was an assistant GM. "I was told by my boss that I would no longer be working with a certain person". "I am leading the search, and it is an open search", Whaley said , confirming that a request has been made to interview Cardinals offensive coordinator Harold Goodwin. Read More »

PEACH BOWL New-kid Huskies visit Tide's world

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New Year's Eve 2016 is upon us, and while millions of people around the world will be ushering in the New Year with family and friends, many football fans will be glued to their television sets as the New Year's Eve college football playoff games are set to take place. Read More »

Wenger Rules Out Walcott, Welcomes Mustafi, Praises Conte

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But there is also a chance that the Ox could be available as after as Wenger asserted: "Alex looks like he could join in normal training on Saturday". Wenger stated yesterday : "Shkodran is back in normal training and he will be back in the squad". Hopefully it is a short-term injury. Theo Walcott will still be short. Read More »

Coroner officially rules Rashaan Salaam took his own life

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Salaam, 42, was found dead in a park in Boulder, Colo., on December 5, and authorities had said there were no signs of foul play. The unexpected death of Rashaan Salaam this month was presumed by many to be a suicide and it was confirmed this week. Read More »

Green Bay Packers: Playoff picture entering Week 17

NOTE: It's win-and-in for Washington on Sunday. From a preparation standpoint, Manning suggested that playing the Lions again would be slightly better. Last season, the Pack were upset at home by Minnesota and had to settle for a wild-card spot. "The mindset is to come back to work this week and finish the regular season strong and feel like we have a good thing going into the playoffs". Read More »

Carmelo Anthony surprises family with new vehicle on Christmas

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Smart had enough time to set his feet and drain the uncontested three. The Celtics worked it around to Smart for his 3, and Bradley forced Anthony to turn it over on New York's next possession. Derrick Rose was the only New York Knicks player scoring in double-digit in the first half with 12 points. "We just couldn't finish it at the end, but that's not only the end part, it's throughout the whole game that we can be better", Porzingis said. Read More »

Saints braced for huge Van Dijk bid

English Premier League club Manchester City have been reportedly considering a mouthwatering move for Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk ahead of the January 2017 transfer window. As per the Mirror , any side who wants to sign the Dutch global will have to part with £40 million, with Saints boss Claude Puel continually insisting his importance to the team. Read More »

Joe Mixon to speak for the first time since release of video

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Mixon said he performed many of those hours of community service speaking to youth, especially youth sports teams in his native California. "I disappointed her", Mixon said. "If I could go back, I would do whatever I could to change the outcome of that situation". "And that's positive in that that's the way things have gone in the last two-and-a-half years that really the only thing that's ever acceptable anymore is dismissal", Stoops said. Read More »

Netflix's Twitter account breached by hackers

They posted the same type of message as they did with Marvel's account remarking that the account's security wasn't strong enough and that the owner of the account could go to the group's website to become more secure. A check of Netflix's U.S. Twitter account, which has 2.48 million followers, shows it's back to normal. OurMine is a group of hackers supposedly from Saudi Arabia, and now calls itself a "security group". Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith leaves with thumb injury

Smith injured the thumb in Tuesday's overtime win at the Milwaukee Bucks, and as a result the Cavs' injury/unusable list is growing faster than they'd like. Smith is averaging 8.6 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game so far this season (21 games), while shooting 33.7 percent from the floor and 36.2 percent from beyond the arc. Read More »

Red Sox finally trade Clay Buchholz

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The Red Sox made room in their loved pitching rotation for Sale by trading away Clay Buchholz , a move that some may be surprised by. Buchholz, 32, was part of two World Series championship teams, in 2007 and 2013, and made All-Star teams in 2010 and 2013. Read More »

Messi's mesmerising run vs Espanyol

Lionel Messi proved his ability to excite has no foreseeable expiry date by producing a virtuoso display as Barcelona thrashed Espanyol 4-1 yesterday morning (Singapore time). Suarez, who netted a brace on the night, commented on Messi's sublime game. The keeper made the save but could not hold onto the ball and Suarez pounced to snap up the rebound. Read More »

Players, Media Join NBA All-Star Voting

All current players will be available for selection. The league announced on Monday that they are making significant changes to the All-Star balloting procedure and will now be giving both players and members of the basketball media a say in voting for All-Star starters. Read More »

Christian McCaffrey skips bowl game to focus on National Football League draft

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Of course it would have been fun to see McCaffrey in a Stanford uniform one last time, against a UNC defense that he could have put on a show against. LSU's Leonard Fournette and Florida State's Dalvin Cook are ranked ahead of McCaffrey at his position. College players shouldn't be forced to play in bowl games that are ultimately meaningless just because they love their school. Read More »

Christian McCaffrey to skip bowl game to focus on draft prep

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After all, there was no guarantee that Fournette would play anyway. The Cardinal star will instead start prepping for the 2017 NFL Draft. Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey is choosing not to gamble on his career in the Sun Bowl, which is leaving bettors not very happy. Read More »

Improbable win at Arrowhead has Titans in great position

The Titans, barring any significant injury, will be favored to win both of those games. But after 133 yards on nine plays in the first quarter, Kansas City managed just 184 yards on 48 plays the rest of the game. Derrick Henry one play later punched in the touchdown - his second of the day - to cut Kansas City's lead to 17-16. Safety Eric Berry forced receiver Rishard Matthews to fumble on the tail end of a 35-yard gain, and safety Daniel Sorensen scooped it up in the Chiefs' end zone and ... Read More »

Kashima show Japan on the rise with Club World Cup run

Ronaldo was also named Player of the Tournament after his heroics in the final, with teammate Luka Modric handed the Silver Ball while Kashima Antlers' Gaku Shibasaki went home with the Bronze ball. The Japanese side tied the game just before the break, when Shibasaki picked up a bad clearance from Varane and beat Keylor Navas with a left-footed strike. Read More »

Suarez signs contract extension with Barcelona until 2021

Various Spanish media sources reported last week that Messi's father and agent, Jorge Horacio Messi, had arrived in Barcelona to begin negotiations on a new deal for the five-time World Player of the Year. I never put any obstacles in the way of a renewal. FC Barcelona superstar, Luis Suarez, did not finish in the top three of the Ballon d'Or voting and the Uruguayan has now responded to the snub. Read More »

Antonio Conte reveals Eden Hazard dilemma ahead of Crystal Palace clash

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Saturday's opponents, Crystal Palace, haven't enjoyed the best of seasons so far, sitting in 16th place with only 15 points earned in 16 matches. They are six points above Liverpool and Arsenal. He said: "Sure, when you arrive from 10 wins that means there is a great respect for you. Good footballers, world-class players and he has got them in a system they are obviously comfortable with and they have just got result after result and momentum is with them". Read More »

Michael Floyd claimed off waivers by New England Patriots, per report

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Floyd did play at Notre Dame under former Patriots offensive co-ordinator Charlie Weis, which should help him learn some of the concepts the Patriots have used in the Tom Brady era. But Floyd's role had diminished as J.J. Nelson got more involved in the offense. As Floyd enters the final three games of his rookie contract, the Patriots have acquired another significant benefit: The ability to have Floyd's potential departure in free agency count toward their 2018 compensatory draft picks. Read More »

Porsche Cars May Soon Arrive In Non-EA Racing Games

Finally being able to advertise the addition of one of the most celebrated and respected sports vehicle brands to the game would be a huge boon to the marketing appeal, especially if Polyphony Digital and Sony chose to make something of a big deal out of it. Read More »

Ibrahimovic strikes late for United to grab win at Palace

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But Ibrahimovic, who set up Pogba for United's first, struck two minutes from the end, with the Frenchman turning provider. Palace was gifting United space and possession for much of the first half, rarely breaking out of its own half. In a frantic few minutes, Mata had a goal incorrectly ruled out for offside and Pogba was booked for his continued remonstrations. Joe Ledley, a halftime replacement for Mathieu Flamini, immediately came close to leveling. Read More »

Surging Bucs hold off Saints 16-11 for 5th straight victory

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They managed to score just one touchdown - a 1-yard run from Doug Martin . That means Breaux and the Saints' secondary likely will have a busy afternoon trying to keep him from having another big day. After a listless 16-11 loss in Tampa , the Saints fell to 5-8 and are assured of their fourth losing season in five years. "These things happen and you have to be prepared for them when they do". Read More »

Myles Garrett: CLE has 'astronomical grade' on Myles Garrett

The Browns are still spending a lot of time scouting quarterbacks, but Garrett seems to be their man - at least this time. Peppers draws inspiration from his brotherMayfield staying to win a. The Browns, 0-12 heading into Sunday's game with Cincinnati, have a one-game edge on the San Francisco 49ers . The Jets play the Dolphins (8-5), Patriots (9-2) and Bills (6-7) to close out the season. Read More »

Fowler gets $82.5 million, 5-year deal with Cardinals

Fowler's exit seemed likely when Chicago signed left-handed hitting center fielder Jon Jay , who is expected to platoon with Albert Almora Jr .in 2017. we certainly wanted to get this done". St. Louis is a team that Fowler can build a future with. That came after someone posted a picture on The Morning After Fan Page of Fowler waiting to board a plane for St. Read More »

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

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While the highlight was Warner's 156, which was nine more than New Zealand's total of 147, Australia's fielding was also sharp. It all came back to being outplayed in all departments, in a 3-0 series sweep by the world's No 1 ODI team. "We have put up a pretty complete performance in all three games". Australia's performance was very good and they were good in all departments. The Black Caps began strongly and dismissed Aaron Finch and Smith cheaply before Bailey revived the innings with ... Read More »