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Sports Panthers claiming Cam Newton had knee injury, not concussion
Author: 0 Panthers claiming Cam Newton had knee injury, not concussion

The NFL learned about the injury while interviewing Panthers officials over the phone this week. Newton made his way toward the sideline but then dropped to a knee before getting off the field. Hopefully they'll get the pieces around him to be successful. "So that's what that was". Trainers checked out Newton's knee a couple times during the game, although the injury will not require surgery, the source said.

Sports Bakary Sako bamboozles Burnley as Crystal Palace revival continues
Author: 0 Bakary Sako bamboozles Burnley as Crystal Palace revival continues

Palace forward Bakary Sako: "I think we should have won by two or three but we did well to keep a clean sheet". "It's nice now that things don't look as bleak". The Burnley star has featured 15 times in the league this campaign as the Lancashire club have defied the odds to now reside in the top half of the table.

Sports Robert Whittaker Injured, Yoel Romero To Face Luke Rockhold At UFC 221
Author: 0 Robert Whittaker Injured, Yoel Romero To Face Luke Rockhold At UFC 221

Yoel Romero has been named as his replacement. Finally, Friday's news confirms two additional points in we still can not have nice things in MMA, and the UFC's love for interim belts continues to roll strong. Whittaker (19-4) has gone 7-0 since moving up to the 185-pound division in 2014 after competing at welterweight for the first five years of his career.

Sports Real Madrid crisis deepens with home defeat to Villarreal
Author: 0 Real Madrid crisis deepens with home defeat to Villarreal

Defeat for Madrid leaves them 16 points adrift of Barcelona and now focusing exclusively on cup competitions, but Nacho has denied suggestions that he and his teammates have simply given up hope of catching the runaway leaders. And after dropping points once again, Los Blancos fans are desperate for there to be a change of manager at the Bernabeu helm. Cross. Real Madrid had 11 corners and made nothing of it, Marcelo sent in cross after cross with no reward.

Sports Tom Cable finds a new job back in Oakland
Author: 0 Tom Cable finds a new job back in Oakland

He occupied that role in Oakland from 2007 until he assumed the head coach role when Lane Kiffin was sacked five games into the 2008 season. Cable served as the Raiders' head coach from 2008 through 2010, but his stint was hardly a success.

Sports Keith Jackson, legendary college football announcer, dies at age 89
Author: 0 Keith Jackson, legendary college football announcer, dies at age 89

You can hear Jackson's call of the Texas-USC game below. Keith was a true gentleman and memorable presence. Jackson spent the final 11 years of his life at home in California with his wife Turi Ann. "But the one thing you can't ever forget: The playing field is the property of the players and the coaches", Jackson continued. Desmond Howard , who returned a punt for a touchdown at MI in one of Jackson's best-known calls, tweeted that he had a hard time expressing how much Jackson meant to ...

Sports Flores first choice for Stoke in search for new manager
Author: 0 Flores first choice for Stoke in search for new manager

Spanish pundit Guillem Balague has well and truly put to bed rumors of a possible move from Stoke City for Espanyol manager Quique Sánchez Flores. We are happy, we have many things that make us feel like that. Stoke City have sacked their Welsh manager, Mark Hughes , after poor results this season in the league.

Sports Time is right for Wolverines to take their shot at Spartans
Author: 0 Time is right for Wolverines to take their shot at Spartans

No. 4 Michigan State gets a home test in the form of an in-state rivalry on Saturday afternoon, as the Spartans (16-2, 4-1 Big Ten) take on unranked Michigan (14-4, 3-2 Big Ten) inside the Breslin Center. That was the last time these two teams matched up and Michigan State is ready to avenge that loss. The Wolverines are going to play aggressively, but the Spartans will take advantage and hit some backdoor cuts and alley-oops.

Sports Tottenham '100 percent confident' of keeping star names - Daniel Levy
Author: 0 Tottenham '100 percent confident' of keeping star names - Daniel Levy

Tottenham Hotspur central-defender Toby Alderweireld has rejected a new contract offered to him by the club, according to the Times . "Little by little I trusted in different players and then we changed the style of play of Tottenham and then started to use [Erik] Lamela and [Christian] Eriksen in his position".

Sports Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola relishing test against Liverpool at Anfield
Author: 0 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola relishing test against Liverpool at Anfield

However, Liverpool will face a formidable City side that have beaten all before them so far this campaign with Pep Guardiola's side unbeaten and 15 points clear at the top of the table. Liverpool are unbeaten in 14 league home matches against Manchester City , winning the last four in a row. "They play really good and if you don't respect that, you have a problem", Klopp said.

Sports Angelique Kerber continues her hot streak, wins title in Sydney
Author: 0 Angelique Kerber continues her hot streak, wins title in Sydney

The German endured a tough campaign a year ago, but appears close to recapturing her best form, claiming a title to begin the season with a 6-4 6-4 win over Barty. The other semi-final will be an all-Australian affair between Ashleigh Barty and Daria Gavrilova. Giorgi beat defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1, 6-2.

Sports Utah Jazz at Washington Wizards: Keys to sweeping season series
Author: 0 Utah Jazz at Washington Wizards: Keys to sweeping season series

Washington trailed by 10 early in the fourth quarter before Wall hit a pair of 3-pointers during an 11-3 surge that gave the Wizards a one-point lead. On his way to the locker room, Hood knocked a phone out of the hands of a man in a courtside seat who appeared to be taking a photo or video of the fourth-year pro.

Author: 0 Ozil could stay at Arsenal, but Sanchez likely to leave

The Gunners are without a win in their last four games and are lacking in confidence following a humiliating FA Cup defeat at Championship side Nottingham Forest. ARSENAL MANAGER ARSENE Wenger has insisted he is still committed to the Premier League club and has no plans to leave before the end of his contract in 2019.

Sports Salah to be fit for City clash
Author: 0 Salah to be fit for City clash

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that winger Mohamed Salah has recovered from injury in time for Sunday's Premier League clash with Manchester City . " I think two or three weeks ", Guardiola concluded on when he expects a return for Jesus. "Against Basel in the Champions League , he could be ready".

Sports Jaguars hope run game must regains footing against Steelers
Author: 0 Jaguars hope run game must regains footing against Steelers

This Steelers team has dropped one game by three points since that loss and even that was a Roethlisberger screw up. While a huge day from Brown or an ugly day from Bortles would certainly swing this game, odds are the team that finds success running the ball on a frigid day will win.

Sports Cavs seek first win of season over Pacers
Author: 0 Cavs seek first win of season over Pacers

They've won three games when trailing by at least 16 points, and have made several other great comebacks that fell just short. Lowry was out with a bruised tailbone. The Cavs appeared to weather the storm by going on a 14-5 run of their own, but then watched the Pacers again run off 11 straight points as part of a 16-2 run to close out the quarter.

Sports Espanyol boss Flores rules himself out of Stoke running
Author: 0 Espanyol boss Flores rules himself out of Stoke running

The 52-year-old told reporters: "Here I have all I need". Espanyol held a press conference on Saturday afternoon that supporters though would spell the end of Sanchez Flores' time at the club, but it's quite the opposite. Both O'Neill and the FAI have so far refused to comment on the increasing speculation in the last few days. He has verbally agreed to stay on in Dublin, but with no deal signed it is looking increasingly likely that he could be tempted by a return to full-time club ...

Sports Bucks' shooters stumble in loss to Warriors
Author: 0 Bucks' shooters stumble in loss to Warriors

However, Golden State controlled the final six minutes of the quarter to take the 14-point halftime lead. The Warriors , who shot 55 percent, held Milwaukee to four points over the first eight-plus minutes of the fourth quarter and used an 8-0 burst to take a 94-86 lead on Patrick McCaw's layup with 3:58 to play.

Sports 'Play our best:' Brady brushes off controversy, focuses on Titans
Author: 0 'Play our best:' Brady brushes off controversy, focuses on Titans

Based on the injury report, all Patriots players are available to play against the Titans as no player was mentioned in the "out" and "doubtful" portions of the report. There can not be any slipups this week versus the Patriots . "He's broken off a lot of long runs, running plays, screens". If the Titans lose, WKRN has offered to send classic "Tennessee Hot Chicken".

Sports Cavaliers Get Waxed For The Second Time In As Many Games
Author: 0 Cavaliers Get Waxed For The Second Time In As Many Games

A frustrated LeBron (27 points, 11 assists, 8 rebounds, 3 steals), who had to carry the team without All-Star guards Dwyane Wade and Isaiah Thomas , played 41 minutes on the second night of a back-to-back - arriving from Toronto . He would go on to finish with a modest 13 points and a team-high eight assists. Add another page to the Lance and LeBron history book as well. With about eight minutes left in the game, the Pacers swingman was able to get James to commit a technical foul.

Sports India skipper Kohli welcomes lively Centurion pitch
Author: 0 India skipper Kohli welcomes lively Centurion pitch

A surprise omission, though, was that of Bhuvneshwar Kumar . Rahul could make his way back at the cost of Dhawan and not Vijay, given that the latter still happens to be a more experienced hand given the conditions in South African . "The only part where we were a little better than them was that we got a few more runs in the first innings". The Indian skipper emphasised that team selection was less about individuals but more about "finding the right balance".

Sports Jordan Spieth six off the lead after late quadruple-bogey — Sony Open
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth six off the lead after late quadruple-bogey — Sony Open

Harman, who has four top-10 finishes in four starts in the United States tour's 2017-18 season, teed off early at Waialae in Honolulu, and opened with back-to-back birdies at the 10th and 11th. Vaughn Taylor, Kyle Stanley, Talor Gooch and Brian Harman are among those tied for third a shot back. After dropping his lone shot from a bunker on the par-3 seventh, Harman hit 7-iron from 172 yards to 15 feet on the par-5 ninth for a closing eagle.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal gearing up for Australian Open

He is top-seeded at Melbourne Park for the fourth time in his career, searching for his second Australian title. "Improving my grand slam results from last year was definitely my goal for this year", he said ahead of Monday's start to the Melbourne Park major.

Sports After Wet Winter Storm, Thomas Fire Declared 100% Contained
Author: 0 After Wet Winter Storm, Thomas Fire Declared 100% Contained

The U.S. Forest Service made the announcement Friday after aerial surveys of the 440-square-mile scar left by the Thomas fire. "We would also like to thank the local and surrounding communities for their understanding and support during this time", forestry officials stated.

Sports Aircel-Maxis case: Enforcement Directorate raids Chidambaram's house
Author: 0 Aircel-Maxis case: Enforcement Directorate raids Chidambaram's house

It was alleged that Karti used his father Chidambaram's influence to get the foreign direct investment (FDI) approval for the deal. "The ED has no jurisdiction to investigate under PMLA" Chidambaram added. The Airtel-Maxis case was part of the wider 2G scam that engulfed the UPA regime. Karti is facing investigation in connection with the role of facilitating the approval of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB ) to INX Media Limited in 2006.

Sports Jacksonville Vs. Pittsburgh: The Rematch
Author: 0 Jacksonville Vs. Pittsburgh: The Rematch

One can't blame Jacksonville Jaguars fans for seeing their team's just barely pulling out a victory against one of the worst playoff teams we've ever seen as a masterful performance-it'd been a decade since the Jags' last playoff victory, and their last postseason win before that came eight years prior.

Sports Bautista Agut upsets Del Potro in Auckland final
Author: 0 Bautista Agut upsets Del Potro in Auckland final

A star attraction at this year's Classic, world No.12 del Potro was scheduled for night matches on each day and felt unprepared for his afternoon final. "I tried to have Juan Martin moving around the court". I think the crowd enjoyed the game. Roberto did nothing wrong in the first 8 games either, dropping just 4 points on serve in the opening 4 games, and he served to stay in the set in game 10.

Sports Michigan State hockey falters in opener vs. No
Author: 0 Michigan State hockey falters in opener vs. No

Chris Holtmann appears to have Ohio State on the upswing, and knocking off top-ranked Michigan State would be a signature win in his first year as coach. Cekovsky and Fernando again started at power forward and center January 4 - as they did against Penn State - but the results were different against the No.

Sports Bills fire offensive coordinator Rick Dennison
Author: 0 Bills fire offensive coordinator Rick Dennison

But McCoy took the Green Bay Packers' offensive coordinator job and was sacked midseason. Shula was on staff with McDermott in Carolina for six years, so there's an obvious connection there. The offensive performance against the Jaguars was emblematic of the Bills' season, marked by negligible production and questionable play-calling.

Sports Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa was planning to transfer, Lane Kiffin says
Author: 0 Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa was planning to transfer, Lane Kiffin says

He'll leave that to others. On top of that, Tagovailoa's success earlier in the game - in addition to what we know about most left-handed quarterbacks - had Georgia more tired of the right side of the field. 1 pick for the 2020 NFL Draft. Nick Saban , Tua Tagovailoa and Da'Ron Payne, the head coach, freshman sensation quarterback and defensive lineman stalwart, tried to stay engaged despite clearly needing sleep Tuesday morning in the national championship game follow-up press ...

Sports Reuben Foster, 49ers linebacker, arrested on marijuana charge
Author: 0 Reuben Foster, 49ers linebacker, arrested on marijuana charge

A statement from the 49ers Friday night said: "The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the matter involving Reuben Foster and we are now gathering all relevant facts". He was the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Month in November. Foster played at Alabama, where he was a first-team All-America pick and won the Butkus Award as the nation's top linebacker.

Sports Former 49er running back joins SC football staff
Author: 0 Former 49er running back joins SC football staff

The first year of the deal will net him $4.2 million, and Muschamp will earn an additional $200,000 each season before peaking at $5.2 million in 2023. Lattimore spent 2017 as the head varsity coach at Heathwood Hall in Columbia. His career was slowed by a catastrophic injury he sustained to his left knee which massively hurt his draft stock.

Sports NFL Divisional picks and postseason predictions
Author: 0 NFL Divisional picks and postseason predictions

However, there could be other surprises. Alualu put up his most productive year of his career in his first year in Pittsburgh , racking a career highs in sacks with 4 to go with 39 tackles from his defensive end spot. With only four teams left in the two NFL conferences, football fans are now speculating how the 52 Super Bowl Championship will turn out in early February.