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Sports Could an National Football League rules blunder force the Packers to release Aaron Rodgers?
Author: 0 Could an National Football League rules blunder force the Packers to release Aaron Rodgers?

McCarthy thought the shuffled line held up well against a formidable Vikings defense that could manage only one sack for four yards on the night. They were still shut out twice in a season for the first time since 2006. The Packers ended up turning the ball over on downs in field goal range late in the game to give the Vikings their final score . On Saturday night, Green Bay left Clay Matthews , Nick Perry , and Damarious Randall off the active roster, in addition to Jahri ...

Sports Ngidi leads Proteas' charge to Test win
Author: 0 Ngidi leads Proteas' charge to Test win

Number three batsman Cheteshwar Pujara earned a very forgettable distinction of being the first player to be runout both times in a Test match in nearly 18 years. "They do it, I am not saying they don't reflect on it, but we have repeated these mistakes in both matches". There have been many soft dismissals, which as a team are not acceptable."Kohli's magnificent 153 in the first innings gave India an even chance, but no one else made even a half-century in either innings".

Sports Sharapova too hot for Sevastova, reaches third round
Author: 0 Sharapova too hot for Sevastova, reaches third round

But a series of wins at the Hopman Cup this month, coupled with ending a 27-tournament title drought by winning the Sydney International - her first since the US Open - has restored her confidence. But she made a meal of it against local hope Destanee Aiava . After an injury timeout to have her foot heavily taped, Halep returned to the court and had little trouble finishing off the 17-year-old.

Sports Espanyol 1-0 FC Barcelona: 5 Talking Points
Author: 0 Espanyol 1-0 FC Barcelona: 5 Talking Points

Role of the Camp Nou support in the return: "It's the cup, and we hope they help us". Melendo scored the only goal of the game with two minutes remaining of a highly exciting derby tie, as Barcelona suffered their first defeat of the season and it was their ( Espanyol ) coach Quique Sanchez Flores, who masterminded it.

Sports Cowboys offensive coordinator says Ezekiel Elliott will get 'significant touches'
Author: 0 Cowboys offensive coordinator says Ezekiel Elliott will get 'significant touches'

Elliott averaged 26.3 touches per game (23.9 carries per game) in the first eight games this season, and he led the National Football League in carries as a rookie a year ago (322; 21.5 per game in 15 games). But it's a journalist's job to ask hard questions on behalf of the interests of their readers and we shouldn't be faulting them for doing their job even if it did create an uncomfortable situation for Elliott.

Sports Neymar tears Dijon apart with four goals and two assists
Author: 0 Neymar tears Dijon apart with four goals and two assists

PSG lead the French Ligue 1 table by 11 points from nearest rivals Olympique Lyon after 21 games. Neymar then added a second-half hat-trick while Kylian Mbappe also got himself on the scoresheet as PSG moved 11 points clear at the top of the table in emphatic fashion.

Sports Students, teachers rejoice when power returns to school in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Students, teachers rejoice when power returns to school in Puerto Rico

This was the moment electricity came back on at a Puerto Rico school that had been without lighting for 112 days since Hurricane Maria struck the Caribbean island . Hurricane Maria knocked out most of the US territory's decades-old power grid in September, leaving millions of citizens without electricity to run homes, hospitals or schools.

Sports Neymar Scores Four Goals As PSG Run Riot
Author: 0 Neymar Scores Four Goals As PSG Run Riot

Cavani bagged his 156th goal in all competitions for PSG, matching the club record of Zlatan Ibrahimovic , who played for the club from 2012-16. The in-form Angel Di Maria scored twice in the first 15 minutes, the first a superb strike from the edge of the box and the second from virtually on the line after Neymar's chip threatened to miss.

Sports Mike Munchak has turned down second interview with Cardinals
Author: 0 Mike Munchak has turned down second interview with Cardinals

The Cardinals' remaining candidates include defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz and quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo , Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores , offensive line coach Mike Munchak , Cardinals defensive coordinator James Bettcher, special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong and defensive coordinator Steve Wilks .

Sports Swansea sacks manager Clement
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Clement said in a statement released via the League Manager's Association on Thursday that keeping Swansea in the Premier League last season was his finest achievement. "Speaking to the chairman ( Huw Jenkins ), it was a case of we'll go day by day", Britton said. "I'm not saying I wouldn't do it in the future at some point but, at this moment in time, it is not the right move for me to become full-time manager here".

Sports New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady suffers hand injury
Author: 0 New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady suffers hand injury

So-who's going to win? And that's a lot of hits on the quarterback. He is still the same type of guy that plays with a chip on his shoulder. If anybody can do it, it's Brady . Though Reich said he's happy working with the Eagles , he didn't rule out a run at being a head coach. "To me, it's just a man that has confidence in his team", defensive tackle Abry Jones said.

Sports Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America's President
Author: 0 Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America's President

This disparagement has created a ripple effect with USA citizens, with only 32 percent saying they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the media, according to recent Gallup poll numbers. A Gallup poll conducted in January found just 33 percent of Americans approved of the legislation. Of course, the president sometimes leads the press down the s--hole of negativity with his feuds and attacks, from "Sloppy Steve" to "Dicky Durbin", but it's fair to question whether the market ...

Sports England hand Eddie Jones new contract with World Cup break clause
Author: 0 England hand Eddie Jones new contract with World Cup break clause

The Australian's current deal was due to expire following the 2019 World Cup in Japan , however the RFU have granted him two more years on his deal with the team. "We now have a robust succession planning process in place which will avoid the historically disruptive pattern of resetting the coaching team and performance system every four years", added Brown.

Sports South African Rand Due For a Correction Lower
Author: 0 South African Rand Due For a Correction Lower

But his path to the party presidency was long-winded, having exited full-time politics in 1997 after losing the race to become president to Thabo Mbeki. South Africa's GDP is estimated to grow by less than one percent this year, while the unemployment rate is almost at a record 28 percent. But Cyril Ramaphosa outmanoeuvred her, and on Tuesday, he was narrowly elected president of the ANC.

Sports Theo Walcott thanks Arsenal after 12-year stay
Author: 0 Theo Walcott thanks Arsenal after 12-year stay

Should Walcott come through his medical without any problems, he will become Everton's second signing of the month following the arrival of Turkey worldwide Cenk Tosun from Besiktas. Theo Walcott says he quit Arsenal to join Everton because he wants to win trophies. "It was sad but it's exciting at the same time and I want to reignite my career and push Everton to win things as they have done before", he added.

Sports The Awesome Reason Bengals Fans Are Donating To Blake Bortles
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The donations came after ESPN1530 host Mo Egger encouraged Bengals fans to "pay it forward" by supporting the Blake Bortles Foundation in response to Jacksonville's 45-42 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday. The Bengals and Steelers are longtime AFC North rivals and have played some of the most contentious games in the National Football League over the past few seasons.

Author: 0 Brady, Belichick to Speak as Pats Gear Up for AFC Title Game

His scheduled media availability was cancelled so that he could receive treatment from the medical staff, but it wouldn't be the first time this season that Brady has moved his media session from Wednesday to Friday. New England held their first practice earlier in the day in preparation for Sunday's AFC Championship game against the Jacksonville Jaguars . He was also on the Week 17 injury report with a shoulder problem, but declined to discuss it in his news conference .

Sports Bird backs 'mentally strong' Paine for Boxing Day
Author: 0 Bird backs 'mentally strong' Paine for Boxing Day

Umpires should invoke cricket's laws and protect England's tailenders from Australia's relentless "bodyline" bowling in the ongoing Ashes series, former England captain Michael Atherton has said. "We have lost 3-0 and the boys are extremely disappointed but Chris Woakes did 35 miles in the field in their second innings, so it's not through lack of trying".

Sports Morkel rampant as Proteas continue to dominate Zimbabwe at tea
Author: 0 Morkel rampant as Proteas continue to dominate Zimbabwe at tea

Lasith Malinga or Bhuvneshwar Kumar? With South Africa losing five wickets for 58 runs after the dinner break, a total of nine wickets fell for 88 runs in a two-and-a-half hour floodlit session. The Proteas have to find space in their XI for AB de Villiers with Temba Bavuma the man who may miss out despite his integral role in the team's recent success.

Sports Stansbury Named to CFP Selection Committee
Author: 0 Stansbury Named to CFP Selection Committee

The College Football Playoff selection committee is always under the microscope and, while a place inside the group would be an impressive accomplishment, it comes with real responsibility. The College Football Playoff committee has added six new members to replace outgoing parties. She also worked for the Los Angeles Daily News. An eight-time first-team All-Pro selection and 10-time Pro-Bowl defensive back, Lott is now a businessman in the San Francisco Bay area.

Sports After Profane Remark, Trump Says US Wants Immigrants
Author: 0 After Profane Remark, Trump Says US Wants Immigrants "From Everywhere"

Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) called the report an attempt "to vilify the immigrant community and justify an exclusionary immigration policy", adding in their statement , "The American people will not be fooled by such naked bigotry, and we should not allow this administration to get away with its abuse of the facts to further its extremist, xenophobic agenda".

Sports Auburn bringing back JB Grimes to coach offensive line
Author: 0 Auburn bringing back JB Grimes to coach offensive line

Grimes' offensive line led the way for the Tigers in 2013 when Auburn led the nation in rushing with 328.3 yards per game. Hand came with James Franklin from Vanderbilt to Penn State back in 2014, and he coached there for two years before leaving for the SEC following the 2015 season.

Sports Betting Action Split for Vikings vs. Eagles NFC Championship Game 1/16/18
Author: 0 Betting Action Split for Vikings vs. Eagles NFC Championship Game 1/16/18

The Eagles offensive line boasts two pro bowlers and two first-team all pros. Said defensive tackle Malik Jackson: "I'm excited for that man". Immediately following the win over Atlanta on Saturday night, our own Jimmy Kempski. Once Eagles fans saw their team wearing these masks, they went insane and started buying these masks by the dozens. They lost to the Steelers in Week 2, the Lions in Week 4, and the Panthers in Week 14.

Sports Obstructing the field decision sparks controversy at ICC U-19 World Cup
Author: 0 Obstructing the field decision sparks controversy at ICC U-19 World Cup

As wicketkeeper apart from being the captain, Stewart would have had a clear view that the ball was not going to hit the stumps after it rolled off Pillay's inside edge. "This was is an unfortunate issue", Bishop said on Fox Sports . The batsman is not trying to gain an unfair advantage. Various observers argue that because Pillay waited for the ball to be stationary, he didn't interfere with play and that the ball was dead.

Sports Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Set for UFC 223 Per Dana White
Author: 0 Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Set for UFC 223 Per Dana White

The previous three attempts had to be cancelled, but after Nurmagomedov made his UFC 219 weight cut look easy, the Russian has been handed another shot at Ferguson. "I love Conor, respect Conor, love everything he's done for the company, everybody knows that, I say it all the time (but) the belt would have to move on", he explained.

Sports Governor Dayton Looking to Borrow Money for Wish-List Construction Projects
Author: 0 Governor Dayton Looking to Borrow Money for Wish-List Construction Projects

The proposal is created to make state resources go further, by leveraging more than $570 million in private, local, and federal investment in Minnesota's infrastructure. Urdahl noted that lawmakers just passed a $1 billion bonding bill previous year. Any bill that takes shape this year will need to follow that same blueprint.

Sports Dakar 2018 Stage 10: Mena breaks into top 15
Author: 0 Dakar 2018 Stage 10: Mena breaks into top 15

It was a really tough day but we got it done and now only three more days to go for Cordoba". "Mr Dakar" Stephane Peterhansel on his way to winning Stage 10 . Yamaha rider Van Beveren was evacuated by helicopter after a high-speed accident three kilometres from the finish. Austria's Matthias Walkner is third, more than six-and-a-half minutes behind on his KTM .

Sports Nassar Sentencing Underway In Lansing
Author: 0 Nassar Sentencing Underway In Lansing

He was sentenced in December to 60 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography and is facing another 40 to 125 years in prison after pleading guilty to assaulting seven girls. McKayla Maroney was not set to be one of them. Chrissy Teigen and Kristen Bell have offered to pay a reported $100,000 (£72,454) fine to enable U.S.

Sports Brees: Mindset has always been to stay a Saint
Author: 0 Brees: Mindset has always been to stay a Saint

The New Orleans Saints won their first playoff game since January 4, 2014, on January 7, 2017, and were so close to reaching the NFC title game before a miraculous 29-24 loss at Minnesota last Sunday, they could smell it. Brees' mindset is clearly on coming back with a Saints team that just suffered a stunning, last-second playoff loss to the. The Saints won the NFC South title this season with an 11-5 record and beat the Carolina Panthers in their playoff opener.

Sports Nigeria summons US ambassador over Trump comments
Author: 0 Nigeria summons US ambassador over Trump comments

Mr. Trump was reported to have made the unsavoury comments while complaining about immigrants coming to the U.S., during immigration negotiations on Thursday with lawmakers in the Oval Office. But I think it's up to our African leaders to sit up and do something better for the African continent.", a commuter said. But senators on Mr. Trump's platform rallied around him on Sunday, with Mr.

Sports Ian Wright: How Liverpool FC need to replace Philippe Coutinho
Author: 0 Ian Wright: How Liverpool FC need to replace Philippe Coutinho

It was a very important statement, absolutely, but that's all - we knew before the game, we can only get three points and not more. Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gave the hosts the lead in the ninth minute, when he took possession of the ball in midfield, beat a series of defenders and then blasted a shot from outside the penalty area past City goalkeeper Ederson in the ninth minute.