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The Irish were downright elite at points this year (still ranking No. 8 in S&P+) despite enduring 2014 Ohio State-esque attrition at quarterback and Stormtrooper-ish injury damage elsewhere. Ohio State would get the ball to begin the second half and it appeared it would be more of the same for the Buckeyes. In addition, when the Ohio State offense wasn't clicking on all cylinders, Zeke would motion to the coaches on the sidelines, telling them to just "feed" him the ball.
  • Numbers drawn in record-setting Powerball, winning tickets in CA, FL, TN

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    No details were immediately available about the Florida victor. Traverso told the AP the 7-Eleven store will get a $1 million bonus for selling the winning ticket. Texas Lottery executive director Gary Grief has said this Powerball offered "absolutely" the world's biggest jackpot. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S.
  • Browns Fans hopeful new coach will bring more change

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    With the hiring of Hue Jackson , Johnny Manziel's days in Cleveland appear to be numbered according to a tweet by Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1. Brown has final say on the 53-man roster, but no scouting background, so the team's looking for a top football man.
  • Highlights from Hue Jackson's introductory press conference

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    The  Cleveland Browns  have been the franchise most synonymous with failure in the eyes of the  NFL  since their return to the league in 1999. He replaces Mike Pettine, who was sacked on January 3 after going 10-22 in his two seasons. Maybe Jackson's best coaching job was with McCarron, as the former Alabama quarterback played in the final four games of the season with three straight starts.
  • Pete Carroll: Marshawn Lynch day-to-day for Seahawks

    Pete Carroll: Marshawn Lynch day-to-day for Seahawks

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    Musland, who's from LaMoure, N.D., said he and his friends started tailgating outside TCF Bank Stadium around 7:30 a.m. Interestingly, the Seahawks have now won seven of eight games Lynch has missed, including Sunday's win at Minnesota. The Hawks must win two more games, on the road, to reach Super Bowl Fifty. The rest of the National Football League is 6-41. -There may not be a less indicative stat line than the one compiled Sunday by Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett.
  • Joe Thomas: Hue wants Joe Thomas back with Browns

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    The Cleveland Browns have always been searching for a permanent head coach, and they were really impressed with Hue Jackson . Whether the audience was relatively small in front of Browns employees or massive in front of viewers across the country on NFL Network and local Cleveland news stations at his evening press conference, Jackson's message carried the same theme.
  • Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid get 2-window transfer bans

    Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid get 2-window transfer bans

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    Barcelona signed Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid and Sevilla's Aleix Vidal in the summer despite receiving a transfer embargo but were unable to play until the start of January. Presumably, both clubs will look into an appeal, and it's worth noting that they can still sign players in the two weeks that remain of this transfer window.
  • Hue Jackson hired, Johnny Manziel fired

    Hue Jackson hired, Johnny Manziel fired

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    The Browns were drawn to Jackson because of the season he spent as Oakland's head coach, his deep knowledge inside their division and his strong record working with quarterbacks like Carson Palmer and Andy Dalton. "We got the right guy for the Cleveland Browns ". Owner Dee Haslam hugged him immediately before Jackson stepped into the circle. "Eventually, everybody's going to be doing what we're doing".
  • I'M NOT CRYING, OK: Giants Players Really Loved Tom Coughlin

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    The Giants finished the 2015 season with a 6-10 record after Sunday's 35-30 shootout loss to their NFC East rivals the Philadelphia Eagles. Manning, who said that in the past he has made his feelings known to ownership, has not paid a visit to either John Mara or Steve Tish, the two men who will decide Coughlin's fate.
  • Early College Football National Championship Odds, 2016

    Early College Football National Championship Odds, 2016

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    With this leading to four touchdowns, Watson's offense was one touchdown short from winning the game. But let me say this: You (the question-asker) don't look like the type that would do it to me, but if we wouldn't have got that, y'all would be killing me now.
  • NFL Star Lawrence Phillips Found Dead

    NFL Star Lawrence Phillips Found Dead

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    The death is being investigated as a suspected suicide, according to the press release from the department. The 40-year-old was facing the possible death penalty for allegedly murdering his former cellmate. A coroner later determined Soward had been strangled to death. At the time of his death, he had been serving his sentence since October 16, 2008. Simas said there were no previous signs that Phillips was suicidal.
  • Analysis of Hue Jackson after introduction as Browns new head coach

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    Controversial quarterback Johnny Manziel is likely not to figure into the Browns future plans with Jackson on the scene. He wanted to be here. Jackson has a big job ahead of him, but he's clearly not afraid of the challenge. "Honestly, I want to sit down and talk to all of our players", Jackson said. "That makes me feel a little better". 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Powerball winning ticket sold at 7-Eleven in Chino Hills, California

    Powerball winning ticket sold at 7-Eleven in Chino Hills, California

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    About one hour after the drawing, no other states had reported that they sold a winning ticket. Additional winners were later confirmed in Florida and Tennessee , Lopez said. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C. and two U.S. territories. The California Lottery said 12 tickets in the state matched 5 of the 6 numbers.
  • Browns introduce new coach Hue Jackson: 'This city deserves a winner'

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    Jimmy Haslam didn't have to settle for a head coach this time, as the Cleveland Browns' owner got the man he wanted for the job. "I came here to win", he said . Not exactly where you'd expect a well known offensive National Football League mind to be, but there was no intention of keeping him there for long. "That's what I want this organization to be sold on because we're chasing greatness".
  • Alabama's title part of fast finish to season by SEC

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    Alabama running back Derrick Henry ran for 158 yards and three touchdowns against Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, which was likely his last game as a member of the Crimson Tide. It was supposed to be a tough, defensive struggle, but each defense cracked at just the wrong times. Watson also had 73 yards on 20 carries. Alabama had 473 yards.
  • What's Next For The Brooklyn Nets?

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    This was San Antonio's fourth game in Brooklyn since the Nets moved over from Jersey. Stephen Curry was one of the main culprits, going just 4 for 11 from long range.
  • Davis Vows to 'Find a Home' for Raiders

    Davis Vows to 'Find a Home' for Raiders

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    Three teams - the  Rams , the Chargers, and the Oakland Raiders - have spent the past year vying to  move to Los Angeles . They would have the chance to move to Los Angeles if the Chargers turned down the option. "This is a project we think is not only going to change not only National Football League sports stadiums and complexes but sports complexes around the world", National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell  said .
  • Winning numbers drawn in Powerball jackpot

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    When Mesa returned, he put up a Kijiji offering to sell tickets for people in Ottawa wanting to try their luck. Workers at a restaurant in New Jersey last week celebrated winning the Powerball lottery without realising they had matched numbers for the wrong day .
  • Broncos-Steelers Preview With Raj Sharan

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    Wallace dove head first and collided with Bruton's head after several Broncos tackled Steelers wide receiver, Antonio Brown. "It's not going to be that easy (again)". Demaryius Thomas had 117 yards through the air and a touchdown. "He's just more amped up, making sure we're more dialed in and detailed on this and that".
  • Ex-Dolphins coach Dan Campbell to join New Orleans Saints

    Ex-Dolphins coach Dan Campbell to join New Orleans Saints

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    Campbell was the interim head coach of the Miami Dolphins this season and posted a 5-7 record at the helm. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said multiple times he loved Campbell and would have preferred to keep him in the organization in some manner.
  • EPL: Arsenal held as Liverpool strike late, Leicester stun Spurs

    EPL: Arsenal held as Liverpool strike late, Leicester stun Spurs

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    Four goals were scored in 15 frantic minutes in the first half, with Roberto Firmino twice giving Liverpool the lead only for Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud to bring Arsenal level. The Italian said: "If the manager asked the players they always say they are okay, but it is not always true so I want to see with my own eyes". "In football, sometimes you can deserve more but you need to score", Pochettino told reporters.
  • Iran Releases 10 US Navy Sailors

    Iran Releases 10 US Navy Sailors

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    Iranian state TV has rerun a video clip of one of the held US sailors apologizing for the intrusion into Iranian territorial waters. Admiral Ali Fadavi, the naval commander of the Guards, said an investigation established that "this trespassing was not hostile or for spying purposes" and the sailors had entered Iranian territory "due to a broken navigation system".
  • Jim Cramer: Here's My Pick for Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach

    Jim Cramer: Here's My Pick for Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach

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    If you asked me December 29, the day Kelly was sacked, Shurmur's chances of getting the job, it would have been less than five percent. "I got a lot of respect for the organization and what they're doing there". Kansas City plays at New England in the AFC divisional round of the playoffs this weekend, and the Eagles wouldn't be able to hire Pederson until the Chiefs season is over.
  • Manchester United vs. Swansea: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Manchester United vs. Swansea: Winners and Losers from Premier League

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    It was the 238th goal of his United career, taking him past Denis Law and making him outright second on the Old Trafford scoring list behind Sir Bobby Charlton. "There are now players in my selection who want to play, but they can not play because I choose another player". As they had done against Chelsea in their previous home stalemate, United tried to show more attacking intent from the start with van Gaal employing a three-man defence and Ashley Young and Anthony Martial as ...