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Sports Matt Patricia Confident He Won't Be Fired By Lions
Author: 0 Matt Patricia Confident He Won't Be Fired By Lions

The former New England Patriots defensive coordinator has had an up-and-down first season in the Motor City but mostly down. The fact that the Lions are just 5-10 this season probably doesn't help his case, either. "There's a pretty busy schedule from those situations I think for everybody". "I think it just depends on the situation really", Patricia said about the importance of punctuality.

Sports Paul Merson fires ominous warning to Burnley with emphatic West Ham verdict
Author: 0 Paul Merson fires ominous warning to Burnley with emphatic West Ham verdict

The defenders in front of him, who had played with a mixture of haplessness and abject terror as Everton had beaten them 5-1 on Boxing Day, gained in confidence as each minute passed... Reid has only featured in 19 games since and has not featured in more than two consecutive games since November 2017. "But I always trust in him, I talk always about a lot of different things with him after the game, and he always listens".

Sports Melbourne Test: India win by 137 runs, take unassailable 2-1 lead
Author: 0 Melbourne Test: India win by 137 runs, take unassailable 2-1 lead

The wicket triggered bear hugs and backslaps among the Indian side as travelling fans in the sparse crowd roared with joy. "We're not going to stop here, this has only given us more confidence to go out in Sydney and play even more positive cricket", Kohli said at the trophy presentation.

Author: 0 Five moments that helped India win MCG Test

Having said that they've outplayed us and we've got to go to Sydney and improve". "I think that confidence that is seen is because of them (bowlers) and he is embracing that very well", Kohli reasoned. "If you want to win a series away from home, it has to be an obsession, so hats off to the whole team for sticking together, believing in themselves and being obsessed about getting results".

Sports Clemson Will Play For A National Championship After Blowing Out Notre Dame
Author: 0 Clemson Will Play For A National Championship After Blowing Out Notre Dame

The Tigers rolled past Notre Dame 30-3 in the Cotton Bowl on Saturday to advance to their third national championship game in the last four years. "We're getting used to playing them every year". After beginning the game by falling in a 28-point hole, OU pulled back within 11 at three different points but could get no closer. So instead, Georgia will have to settle for No.

Sports Luke Shaw reveals how he found out Jose Mourinho had been sacked
Author: 0 Luke Shaw reveals how he found out Jose Mourinho had been sacked

It is unlikely that Paul Pogba would be back in the team and doing solo dances on the pitch at Old Trafford. "Throughout my life, ever since I played for Clausenengen back home, instead of listening to the teacher at school I was writing down all the chances I missed in a book and thinking, "I should have done this".

Sports Patriots treating regular season finale against the Jets like a playoff game
Author: 0 Patriots treating regular season finale against the Jets like a playoff game

Coach Belichick, per usual, isn't looking ahead. The Pats should try to eliminate wide receiver Robby Anderson first, and then it will be up to everyone else on the Jets to step up. But they're plenty good enough to take care of this business. If the Patriots can walk the walk as well as they can talk the talk, the Jets might be in for a long day in Gillette on Sunday.

Author: 0 UFC fighters react to Amanda Nunes' stunning KO win over Cyborg

In legendary fashion, Amanda Nunes just became UFC's newest champion. "I was elated when my partner, Keith Veltre, told me he had started talking with UFC", Jones said. As she moved forward again, Nunes rotated away from the fence, dropped her to her knees with a left hook and then knocked her out cold with an overhand right.

Sports Serena Williams welcomes rule changes for mothers
Author: 0 Serena Williams welcomes rule changes for mothers

Serena is back in Abu Dhabi a year after she competed in the first women's match at the MWTC when she lost to Jelena Ostapenko, and the 23-time major victor is up against her older sibling, who has seven grand slam titles to her name. The changes, the organization says, will make it easier for women who want to start a family to return to competition. "I love everyone that I work with, and I still love them, so it's just all love.

Sports Emery refuses to blame referee for Liverpool thrashing
Author: 0 Emery refuses to blame referee for Liverpool thrashing

Roberto Firmino's hat-trick - the first by a Liverpool player against the Gunners since Peter Crouch in 2007 - as well as a goal apiece by Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane ensured Liverpool's front three all scored in the same league game for the first time this season.

Sports Tons from Latham, Nicholls give New Zealand colossal lead
Author: 0 Tons from Latham, Nicholls give New Zealand colossal lead

With the first match in Wellington ending in a draw, Sunday's victory marks the first time New Zealand have won a fourth successive Test series. Mathews, who top scored with 33 not out in Sri Lanka's first innings of 104, looked like he would be even more hard to remove than Mendis before he pulled up after completing a run and immediately clutched at his left hamstring.

Sports India beats Australia in Boxing Day Test to retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy
Author: 0 India beats Australia in Boxing Day Test to retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

The visitors have not only ensured that they can't lose the series but also have retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. In contrast, India were disciplined with rock solid number three Cheteshwar Pujara scoring another century and Kohli showing restraint and composure, while debutant Mayank Agarwal impressed at the top of the order with 76 in his first Test knock.

Sports Alabama DT Quinnen Williams hilariously stopped himself from potentially dissing Kyler Murray
Author: 0 Alabama DT Quinnen Williams hilariously stopped himself from potentially dissing Kyler Murray

What's probably happening here is a rival AL West scout is trying to scare Murray away from baseball to protect his team's competitive interests, but ensuring that Murray plays his pro ball on the gridiron instead of the diamond. "Regarding Kyler's National Football League prospects, everybody knows he's got a big decision to make, which he'll - he, his family, anybody else that he wants involved will sit down and visit once the season comes to an end".

Sports Saiss salvages point for Wolves with late leveller against Fulham
Author: 0 Saiss salvages point for Wolves with late leveller against Fulham

It's sure to be an interesting contest between the two teams promoted from the Championship but undergoing very different first seasons in the Premier League . However, Wolves hauled themselves level with six minutes remaining, Saiss tapping home after Helder Costa had attempted to convert Ivan Cavaleiro's cross.

Author: 0 Cook knighted, Southgate named in New Year's Honours List

Away from soccer, Geraint Thomas , who won cycling's Tour de France in July and was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year earlier this month , gets an OBE , while former England cricket captain Alastair Cook and ex-England rugby skipper Bill Beaumont received knighthoods.

Sports NHL All-Star Captains Announced
Author: 0 NHL All-Star Captains Announced

Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon (Central) and Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin (Metropolitan) won fan votes to earn the captaincies and the first roster spots for the event, January 25-26. Ovechkin's eighth NHL All-Star Game appearance will come this year. Last season, he finished second in voting for the Hart Trophy behind Taylor Hall .

Sports Dallas Stars CEO rips Seguin and Benn in profanity-filled tirade
Author: 0 Dallas Stars CEO rips Seguin and Benn in profanity-filled tirade

In a season where offense has exploded, Seguin and Benn have combined for 62 points in 76 combined games. "If 14 ( Benn ) and 91 (Seguin) don't lead we will not be successful", Lites said . But so far in 2018-19, the two have sunk in the league ranks. A handful sided with Lites, pointing out that Seguin and Benn were not living up to the massive extensions they both recently signed.

Sports Guardiola: I will not doubt my City players for one second
Author: 0 Guardiola: I will not doubt my City players for one second

However, Klopp insisted Liverpool have to improve, telling reporters: "We had our moments". The Reds have been clinical and despite not reaching the dizzying heights of last season footballing-style wise, Klopp has toned things down and made the team more solid and nearly impossible to beat.

Sports Bryce Harper unlikely to sign before Manny Machado does
Author: 0 Bryce Harper unlikely to sign before Manny Machado does

However, according to Sherman, both Harper and Machado prefer the New York Yankees . We're likely going to have to wait until January to find out where either of these guys want to go, but each is estimated to fetch up to $400 million, depending on the contract they sign.

Sports SC vs. Virginia, 12/29/18 Belk Bowl Predictions
Author: 0 SC vs. Virginia, 12/29/18 Belk Bowl Predictions

Tale of The TapePREDICTIONBennettRank predicts SC to defeat Virginia by 11 points. Between 6-1 cornerback Bryce Hall, who led the nation with 20 pass breakups, and senior safety Juan Thornhill, who had five interceptions this season, the back end of the Cavaliers' defense is teeming with National Football League talent.

Sports Sarri On Hazard's Future: We Need To Solve The Problem
Author: 0 Sarri On Hazard's Future: We Need To Solve The Problem

Chelsea winger, Victor Moses has joined in raining encomium on his club-mate, Eden Hazard , following the Belgium star's century of goals for The Blues, footballlive.ng reports . I want to speak to him only about the position on the pitch. 'But for me it's very important and if Cesc will go I think that we need to buy another player, and it's not easy because, technically, Cesc is a very important player.

Author: 0 Boult takes devastating 6-4 in just 15 balls against Sri Lanka

Trent Boult put New Zealand firmly on the front foot in the second Test against Sri Lanka - taking six wickets in 15 balls as the tourists collapsed. At stumps in Christchurch, Sri Lanka was 231-6, still trailing New Zealand by 428 runs with a full day ahead, a fine forecast and with the fitness of Angelo Mathews , its leading batsman, in doubt after he retired hurt on 22.

Sports Houston Rockets sign Austin Rivers for backcourt depth
Author: 0 Houston Rockets sign Austin Rivers for backcourt depth

This matchup promises to be one of the highlights of the Christmas Day games, and this will be another test as to whether or not the Rockets can keep the ship held together while Paul is out. They remain thin, but if Houston is able to add a bit of depth moving forward, it could be a tough out again come playoff time . Paul George still liked the defensive effort on Harden.

Sports Serena Williams named AP's Female Athlete of the Year for 5th time
Author: 0 Serena Williams named AP's Female Athlete of the Year for 5th time

Honored. Joyful. Happy. Determined. Although Williams once again was voted the victor of the annual award, there were many other worthy candidates who received votes. Her first major appearance was the French Open, where she retired prior to a match against Maria Sharapova in the Round of 16. After withdrawing due to a pectoral injury, Williams returned for Wimbledon.

Sports Patrick McCaw, Cavs Agree To 2-Year, $6M Offer Sheet
Author: 0 Patrick McCaw, Cavs Agree To 2-Year, $6M Offer Sheet

McCaw, 23, was a pleasant surprise for the Warriors during their 2017 championship run, but injuries and sticky contract negotiations have prevented him from playing a second of National Basketball Association action this season. If he does come to Cleveland , it will be interesting to see him develop through the remainder of the 2018-19 season. After months of uncertainty, it appears that Patrick McCaw is taking a step toward returning to the court.

Sports Baker Mayfield 'Hard Knocks' RV up for sale
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield 'Hard Knocks' RV up for sale

Veteran quarterback Drew Stanton brought the RV concept with him to Browns training camp from his time in Detroit. Neff Bros RV will reportedly consider all legitimate offers for this fun piece of sports history. literally. It's a steeper buy than a single-family home in Cleveland, with almost all of the neighborhoods having median house prices of $99,000 or less.

Sports Pirlo backing Juventus move for Arsenal midfielder Ramsey
Author: 0 Pirlo backing Juventus move for Arsenal midfielder Ramsey

Though he appears to be heading for the exit door at Arsenal, Ramsey has played regularly this season. "Ramsey would be a great buy", he told Sky Sport Italia (via Football Italia ). "It is not easy for Aaron but I have spoken with him and we need his performances for us". "His focus is positive for us, it helps us". Ramsey has only seen limited playing time in recent months since Arsenal chose to rescind the offer of a contract extension, with L'Equipe reporting this week that PSG ...

Sports Pat McAfee to Make Broadcasting Debut During Packers-Lions Week 17 Matchup
Author: 0 Pat McAfee to Make Broadcasting Debut During Packers-Lions Week 17 Matchup

According to Pro Football Talk , the Packers have interviewed Jim Caldwell for the job, which officially opened up on December 3 after the team fired long-time coach Mike McCarthy . With Todd Bowles on his way out, the New York Jets could be one of the other two teams set to interview Caldwell. The only real exception is Dick Jauron, who was only an interim head coach in Detroit , who was hired by the Buffalo Bills as head coach after leaving.

Sports The Milwaukee Bucks rallied past the New York Knicks on Christmas Day
Author: 0 The Milwaukee Bucks rallied past the New York Knicks on Christmas Day

From there, as Ntilikina scored just three points on 1-for-4 shooting, he totaled just six made shots on 28 attempts over a five-game stretch. They were selected for the showcase slate of games largely because of Antetokounmpo but the timing also was flawless to show an emerging team, which improved the NBA's second-best record to 23-10.

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Author: 0 "Bear Down - Low Down": Week 17 vs. Vikings

And Vikings safety Harrison Smith did sideline Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky for two games with a late hit November 18. The Rams have a reputation worth being a 10-point favorite, but just lost as 14-point favorite two weeks ago. What if the Chicago Bears put together a good plan and win? The only other time the Bears have had a winning record versus division foes since 2002 was when they went 4-2 in 2008 but finished out of the playoffs with a 9-7 mark.

Sports Title-chasing Spurs can't be compared to Atleti, says Pochettino
Author: 0 Title-chasing Spurs can't be compared to Atleti, says Pochettino

But, unlike Vertonghen, Alderweireld's extension includes a clause that allows him to leave for just £25m next summer until two weeks before the window closes. "But that is a very good signal, that all the players want to be involved". With the January transfer window around the corner there will be plenty of focus on whether Spurs make any signings, given they did not do so in the summer.

Sports Australia v India: Tourists build up third Test lead in Melbourne
Author: 0 Australia v India: Tourists build up third Test lead in Melbourne

Pant guides the ball towards the leg side off the penultimate ball for a single, leaving Agarwal to face the last delivery, with a leg bye coming off the last ball. Although they failed to make a breakthrough, India's bowlers will head into day three hopeful of making some early inroads after they beat the bat with a slew of deliveries, but Finch feels all three possible results remain on the table.

Sports Herbert Announces He Will Return To Oregon For Senior Year
Author: 0 Herbert Announces He Will Return To Oregon For Senior Year

Herbert made his announcement Wednesday to ensure that there were no distractions as the team prepares for their upcoming bowl game. OR plays Michigan State on Monday."As we prepare for our bowl game, I would like to ensure that there are no distractions outside of this game", Herbert said in a statement.

Author: 0 NZ bowler Trent Boult breaks Test record

The left-arm paceman finished with his best Test figures of 6-30 as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 104, giving the Black Caps a 74-run first-innings lead. "In the UAE, it's tough conditions for a seam bowler and you come here and you nearly expect it to happen. If we can get through a couple of wickets, keep them under 420, that's a good thing".