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Tuesday,  NFL  owners  approved  the Rams  move back  to Los Angeles and gave the Chargers the option to join them in a new stadium in Inglewood. "Stability is something that we've taken a great deal of pride in and in some ways a bittersweet moment because we were unsuccessful in being able to get the kind of facilities that we wanted to get done in their home markets", Goodell  said .
  • UFC star Nick Diaz has suspension reduced

    UFC star Nick Diaz has suspension reduced

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    The case involved two clean tests taken by Diaz, both accredited by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Diaz's previous $165,000 (33 percent of his $500,000 UFC 183 purse) fine was also lowered to $100,000. Diaz, 32, did not appear at the hearing. You see, the NSAC, for the bumbling, stumbling, incompetent assholes they are, found themselves in even more hot water than usual after slamming Diaz with an unprecedented five year ban in September, by which I mean that they received  a string of ...
  • National Football League owners approve of Rams' relocation to LA

    National Football League owners approve of Rams' relocation to LA

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    The Chargers have the first option to join the Rams as partners or tenants in Inglewood, but if they choose within the next year to stay in San Diego, the Raiders would then have the option to join the Rams. Heading into the summit in Houston, owners were being asked to decide between a Rams proposal for a stadium in Inglewood and a joint Chargers-Raiders proposal for a stadium in Carson.
  • Five-star win for Cleveland Cavaliers

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    Given how Irving played Wednesday night, it looks like that progression is right on schedule. If he continues to play the way he's been playing but also continues to progress in his game over the years, he can do something that's very special around this league.
  • Louis Rams approved for relocation to Los Angeles

    Louis Rams approved for relocation to Los Angeles

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    It's a seismic decision that returns the highest level of professional football to the country's second-largest media market after a 21-year absence. If the Chargers or Raiders move, what will their arrangement be with Kroenke? "For our fans, don't feel bad".
  • Spurs Equal Best Start in Franchise History

    Spurs Equal Best Start in Franchise History

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    The Spurs are the NBA's pillar of consistency, a franchise these Nets could only hope to resemble - on the court and in the front office. NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11:  LaMarcus Aldridge  #12 of the  San Antonio Spurs  shoots against Thaddeus Young #30 of the  Brooklyn Nets  during their game at the Barclays Center on January 11, 2016 in New York City.
  • Roger Goodell deems Oakland, San Diego and St. Louis "unsatisfactory"

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    To make the loyalty a bit more impressive, she clamors to keep her beloved in Rams in St. Louis despite the team not giving her much to celebrate. All 32 team owners will meet Tuesday and Wednesday in Houston with the expectation they will vote on  which  team(s) will be allowed to move to Los Angeles.
  • Hot Chiefs, cold Patriots to meet in AFC playoffs

    Hot Chiefs, cold Patriots to meet in AFC playoffs

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    For the better part of 59 minutes, Burfict was arguably the best player on the field for the Bengals. Lose wide receiver Julian Edelman to a broken foot for nine weeks? Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali (91) celebrates after the Chiefs recovered a fumble during the second half against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium.
  • Surging Chiefs hard to plan against

    Surging Chiefs hard to plan against

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    The Pittsburgh Steelers, possibly without starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger - who has an injured shoulder - will head to Denver to take on the Broncos, while the New England Patriots will host the Kansas City Chiefs. Hoyer followed by hitting Chiefs linebacker Josh Mauga squarely in the hands. "He's making good progress", Reid said, declining to elaborate on his status for Saturday's game.
  • Hard for Federer to believe Tomic making it to top 10

    Hard for Federer to believe Tomic making it to top 10

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    Raonic was 20-for-25 at the net and although he had fewer aces than Federer, his 53 per cent success rate on his own second serve against one of the finest returners in the game was a fairly telling stat. Federer, last year's champion and runner-up in 2014, was the more comfortable of the pair in the semi-finals as he claimed a 6-1 6-4 win over Dominic Thiem .
  • Former Butler basketball star Andrew Smith passes away at 25

    Former Butler basketball star Andrew Smith passes away at 25

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    Andrew Smith, a former  star  forward for Butler, passed away on Tuesday morning. We love you and will always be inspired by you. Asked what made Smith so tough, Stevens replied: "Those two years, he got tough as a player". However, those at Butler say he'll be remembered for more than just his skill on the court. In a statement, Butler praised Andrew for his fighting spirit, saying that "within his large frame was an even larger heart".
  • Lane Kiffin accidentally left behind by Alabama team buses after championship win

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    A 95-yard kickoff return by Alabama's Kenyan Drake with about seven minutes remaining and a one-yard by running back Derrick Henry with about a minute remaining destroyed any hopes Clemson had for the fourth-quarter comeback. Clemson and Watson proved to be every bit Alabama's equal. On the other hand, Alabama has held opponents to a minuscule average of 2.3 yards per rush attempt this season, for an average of 70.8 rushing yards per game.
  • Minnesota Vikings' Blair Walsh expresses confidence despite missed kick in

    Minnesota Vikings' Blair Walsh expresses confidence despite missed kick in

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    You had to take care of it all day long in trying elements. It's a chip shot. Hall of Famers and career record holders have all hooked or pushed or come up short in heartbreaking fashion. And what a first time! With Minnesota leading 27-20 and 2:11 left, Anderson missed wide left from 38 yards out, allowing Atlanta to march for a tying touchdown and then win it in overtime on Morten Andersen's 38-yard make.
  • Vontaze Burfict Fined $50K For Hit On Maxx Williams

    Vontaze Burfict Fined $50K For Hit On Maxx Williams

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    Also, All-Pro receiver Brown was put in concussion protocol after a hit to the helmet by Burfict following an incomplete pass that led to one of those penalties and Burfict's suspension. The league announced that it was still determining whether to discipline other players and coaches involved in the feisty Bengals-Steelers game, which included seven personal-foul penalties.
  • Chandler Jones Illness: Updates on Patriots Star's Status and Recovery

    Chandler Jones Illness: Updates on Patriots Star's Status and Recovery

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    In addition, the Herald says, a police officer was dispatched to Jones' home to secure the area. When asked about a portion of the record that was modified, O'Leary said it was protected information on a medical condition. "I trust my lieutenant to know the difference". "Chandler Jones was admitted to the hospital on Sunday and released later that day", the statement read.
  • Lane Kiffin misses bus after championship game

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    Even after winning a national title, when the bus is scheduled to leave they're going to leave, with or without one of their coaches. This isn't the first time that Kiffin's had bad luck with bus transportation after football games. Coker calls Kiffin a "football genius", while Saban has been impressed with his coordinator's ability to speak his mind yet fit in with the regimented structure the head coach has created in Tuscaloosa.
  • Arsenal beats Newcastle 1-0 and extends Premier League lead

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    Arsenal had to wait until the 72nd minute before finally breaking the deadlock from a corner, through center back, Laurent Koscielny after some attractive work from Oliver Giroud. "We have given a lot over Christmas and we had games before like that", he said. Sergio Aguero, last season's top scorer and the most lethal striker in the division, scored the victor with his first goal since November 21 a year ago.
  • No setback for Marshawn Lynch before missing wild-card win

    No setback for Marshawn Lynch before missing wild-card win

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    He underwent abdomen surgery Nov. 25. He had been rehabbing in San Francisco but returned to the team last week and was a full participant in practice for three straight days. "So we'll have to wait and see". "That's something that will haunt me throughout the off-season", Peterson said. They gained all of 11 yards heading into the second period and they trailed by double digits.
  • NFL's inevitable move to Los Angeles may hit road block

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    The competition to return to Los Angeles after the Rams and Raiders abandoned the city 21 years ago is being fueled by the three teams' dissatisfaction with their current stadiums which lack large numbers of revenue-generating premium seating.
  • Alabama wins college football title in thriller

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    He has now won five national titles, staking his claim as arguably the greatest coach of all-time. For Alabama coach Nick Saban , it is his fifth national championship, leaving him only one short of former Tide coach Bear Bryant for the most in the sport's history.
  • Marshawn Lynch Ruled Himself Out Of Wild Card Game

    Marshawn Lynch Ruled Himself Out Of Wild Card Game

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    Walsh will go down in infamy after he missed a 27-yard field goal attempt that would have given Minnesota a two-point lead with 22 seconds left in their Wildcard Weekend matchup with the Seahawks on Sunday . For all their skills, experience and swagger, though, the combination of these conditions and a well-prepared, embarrassed-by-the-previous-performance Vikings team proved to be quite the challenge.
  • Lottery players go to great lengths for Powerball tickets

    Lottery players go to great lengths for Powerball tickets

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    Michael Pfaff of Hanover wasn't holding out much hope Monday for picking the winning numbers, but he still came into Turkey Hill to get his tickets. Fry doesn't usually play the lottery, but she finally gave in twice in the past two weeks as jackpots climbed dramatically.
  • Alabama-Clemson joins list of epic title games

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    Alabama defeated Clemson 45-40 in the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship less than 24 hours ago, but it's never too early to be thinking about next season. Watson led Clemson to a field goal to make it 31-27, and boom, another Alabama big play. Moments later, Alabama also took back the lead. Clemson's onside kick went out of bounds.
  • National Football League teams want LA. Here's who may get there

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    The report does not give teams the green light to move to Los Angeles - that will be determined by owners' voting - but establishes that the home markets have failed to provide stadium solutions. "Given how bad they've been, I think attendance has been fantastic", said Brian McAfee, who manages a sports bar near the Edward Jones Dome, a publicly funded stadium that opened the year the Rams arrived.
  • Louis van Gaal wants Wayne Rooney to build on Swansea goal

    Louis van Gaal wants Wayne Rooney to build on Swansea goal

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    Asked if the pressure on him is easing, Van Gaal added: "I don't know because the pressure is also what you experience by yourself and also by the players because they have to perform in a certain time". Swansea are also in need of the points; they enter 2016 sat just one place and two points above the drop zone after a mixed year. "He's a terrific player and I'm glad we've got him".
  • Tom Brady on Chiefs

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    And he wasn't even supposed to be a starter. The Chiefs offensive line ranked No. 6, at 18 percent. Sure enough, after 141 yards and a pair of touchdowns on the ground , Green Bay had run its way into the divisional round. And all of this without Ben Grubbs, the starting left guard, who is on injured reserve. Quarterback Alex Smith can also scramble out of the backfield.
  • Alabama Defeats Clemson in College Football Playoff Championship Game

    Alabama Defeats Clemson in College Football Playoff Championship Game

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    He added a 1-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, running behind the lead block of defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson, who lined up as a fullback. "It probably wasn't one of our best games when it just comes to flat execution". Saban won his fourth national title at Alabama and fifth overall. Clemson was a seven point underdog entering the National Championship game against Alabama, and nearly every analyst and expert expected the Tigers to be crushed by the Crimson Tide.
  • Bengals QB Dalton Spotted Without Cast

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    McCarron's first real game experience in the NFL came against Pittsburgh. Receiver Mohamed Sanu has taken snaps in wildcat formations and could be an emergency quarterback. And when he sees the fourth-year linebacker, he doesn't see a player the Steelers can exploit emotionally. The two games couldn't have been more different.
  • Alabama captures National Championship with 45-40 win over Clemson

    Alabama captures National Championship with 45-40 win over Clemson

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    I think at least the nation saw why we have been so successful - they saw the heart of our team. We knew that sometimes that they would give us some negative plays. At some point, early in the 3rd quarter I believe, we had allowed over 90 yards after the catch. Another Watson touchdown pass to Renfrow as time expired in the first quarter gave Clemson a 14-0 lead.
  • Chargers owner: 'I've said everything I have to say' to San Diegans

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    The Rams may face the most trouble at home: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch just published a dartboard featuring owner Stan Kroenke's face after the team trashed the city's stadium proposal and its economy in its relocation application. Once the owners approve a team - or teams - to relocate, they can get down to the business of making a decision. The idea of putting the Chargers and Rams in Inglewood has been floated for months and was formally proposed last week by Dallas Cowboys owner ...