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The Patriots won, 27-20. "I mean, he pushes off , and he gets away with it about 98 percent of the time". "There isn't a player off our team that I have any more respect for than Peyton Manning, so his preparation, his consistency, his skills, I would never, ever, ever underestimate him under any circumstances", Belichick said .
  • Australia Open 2016: I hope Andy Murray's wife goes into labour, jokes

    Australia Open 2016: I hope Andy Murray's wife goes into labour, jokes

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    That not only is hypocritical, it encourages more betting on the sport. The counter argument is that they have been timid in their pursuit of transgressors for fear of losing sponsors. "I don't understand how it all works". Andy Murray has criticised the sponsorship deals which exist between tennis tournaments and betting firms as "hypocritical".
  • Serena, Federer storm into 3rd round at Australian Open

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    Kei Nishikori of Japan reacts to a lost point during his second round match against Austin Krajicek of the United States during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia , Wedn... Dominic Thiem (19), Austria, def. Nicolas Almagro, Spain, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. The two-time Grand Slam champion fell to Kateryna Bondarenko of the Ukraine.
  • Ray Rice to serve as assistant coach in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

    Ray Rice to serve as assistant coach in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

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    Deion Sanders recently said the New England Patriots should have considered signing Rice, but Bill Belichick's bunch shied away, opting instead for a 32-year-old running back Steven Jackson. "I'm here to help these kids", he said. And if he never gets back on the field, Rice told ESPN that he'll do all he can to stop other athletes from making the same mistakes that robbed him of his career the past 16 months.
  • Cavaliers staggered by blowout loss to champion Warriors

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    Also of note : the Warriors won their 89th straight game dating back to last season when they lead by 15 points in a game. Cleveland F LeBron James said he is undecided whether he will play this summer in Rio.... Before Green entered the NBA, James was confident the former Michigan State star would succeed as a pro. The Bulls held a moment of silence before the game for longtime National Basketball Association and college coach John Bach, who died this week at age 91.
  • Mourinho sacking 'quite incredible', says Villas-Boas

    Mourinho sacking 'quite incredible', says Villas-Boas

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    Despite the appeal of taking over the Premier League giants, there will inevitably be concern over the lack of time afforded to get things right and the regularity of change at the club moving forward. Villas-Boas, who also managed Tottenham following his spell at Chelsea , is now in charge of Zenit St Petersburg but will leave the Russian club at the end of the season.
  • Spieth opens year with 8-shot victory

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    Padraig Harrington in action during the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course at Kapalua Golf Club in Lahaina, Hawaii . On a breezy day at the Kapalua Resort on the island of Maui, the imperious Spieth signed off with a six-under-par 67 to clinch his seventh career title on the PGA Tour, matching Tiger Woods in achieving that total before the age of 23.
  • Serena Williams survives tough Australian Open first round

    Serena Williams survives tough Australian Open first round

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    Her only loss in a Grand Slam tournament last year came in the semifinals of the U.S. Open, snapping her string of four-straight Grand Slam wins, preventing the only calendar-year slam since Steffi Graf in 1988. Her fellow 34-year-old Roger Federer, 17-times a grand slam victor, takes centre stage in the evening session on Rod Laver Arena as he embarks on his quest for a fifth Melbourne Park crown against Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili.
  • Eagles to hire Doug Pederson as Head Coach

    Eagles to hire Doug Pederson as Head Coach

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    Pederson comes from the large Andy Reid tree as he was the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback in 1999 under coach Reid. As the Eagles brought in each candidate for the head-coaching search that ended Thursday, a clear theme began to materialize: Philadelphia wanted a head coach whose career was rooted in improving quarterback play.
  • Chip Kelly reportedly collecting a huge paycheck from 49ers

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    He had a 46-7 record through four seasons at the collegiate level. Prior to joining the NFL , Kelly flourished at the University of New Hampshire and the University of OR and his teams always have been known for high-powered, fast-paced offenses, something the 49ers are intent on improving after finishing 31st in the league in 2015.
  • Browns hire Ray Horton as new defensive coordinator

    Browns hire Ray Horton as new defensive coordinator

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    They seemingly couldn't come to terms for Wilson to say and he'll get a promotion in Cleveland as the run game coordinator, presumably adding to his game-planning duties. Jackson worked with Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer as the two coordinators in Cincinnati from 2010 to 2013. Outside of his time in Pittsburgh and Minnesota, Wilson has been a NFL running backs coach since 1997, holding the position with the New England Patriots, Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Arizona Cardinals.
  • Jordan Spieth rolls to victory in Hawaii

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    Jordan Spieth of the U.S. holds the trophy after winning Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Plantation Course in Hawaii on Sunday. 2016 might have barely begun, but Jordan Spieth has already laid down a serious marker to his rivals by matching Tiger Woods' modern-era record of seven PGA Tour titles won before the age of 23.
  • Ben McAdoo succeeds Tom Coughlin as New York Giants head coach

    Ben McAdoo succeeds Tom Coughlin as New York Giants head coach

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    The last time someone younger than McAdoo coached the Giants was on December he 21st, 1980, when Ray Perkins was 39 years, 15 days old the day he concluded the second of his four seasons as the team's coach. He has transformed the Giants offense in two seasons, turning around Eli Manning's career. "I'm hardened, I'm battle-tested, and I've been groomed for this job", McAdoo said, per the New York Daily News' Ralph Vacchiano “I think Coach McAdoo is a great coach, a great teacher, and ...
  • Former NFL star found dead in prison cell

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    He was sentenced to 31 years in prison for his crimes. Sadly, it's being reported that former Nebraska Lawrence Phillips has died at the age of 40, and the suspected cause is suicide.
  • Trump campaigns with Palin endorsement, but no Palin

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    As Trump stood alongside, Palin said: " The status quo has got to go ", adding that the political establishment had been " wearing political correctness kind of like a suicide vest ". Campaigning Tuesday in New Hampshire, Cruz responded to Palin's endorsement of Trump, saying "regardless of what Sarah intends to do in 2016, I will remain a big, big fan of Sarah Palin ".
  • Novak Djokovic denies report that he deliberately lost a match in 2007

    Novak Djokovic denies report that he deliberately lost a match in 2007

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    Match-fixing is commonplace in tennis's lower levels and efforts to fight it are inadequate, a senior anti-corruption official told AFP after cheating claims rocked the sport during the Australian Open. "I was approached through people that were working with me at that time", said the defending Australian Open champion, after beating Chung Hyeon in the first round.
  • Former Tennis Players Echo Federer's Call on Match-Fixing Scandal

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    Djokovic said the activity is criminal. Three of the matches reportedly took place at Wimbledon. Do you think some of the top players in tennis are on the take? "It all started here - this is where I played my first Grand Slam right on this court and I'm still going, it's such an honour", said Williams, who has a 70-9 win-loss record at Melbourne Park since her debut in 1998.
  • Venus Williams fined for media snub after Johanna Konta defeat

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    American Denis Kudla took the first two sets before his opponent retired in the third. "I let her back into the match, and it was basically my own fault that I'm not here as the victor". "A nice opening match with real Australian summer conditions", said Djokovic after embarking on his quest to match Roy Emerson's record of six Australian Open crowns.
  • Australian Open: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic cruise to third round

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    The world No. 1 admitted his camp was offered $200,000 to lose a first round match in 2007 during a tournament in Russian Federation. Kvitova rallied to save a match point and break back for 5-4 in the final set but Gavrilova claimed the victory when the world number seven went long with a forehand in the next game.
  • Browns hire Hue Jackson as coach, team's 8th since 1999

    Browns hire Hue Jackson as coach, team's 8th since 1999

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    So he has a 2nd shot at a head coaching job now with the Cleveland Browns who are ran even worse than the Raiders were when Jackson was there. The likable coach had scheduled an interview for Thursday with the New York Giants, but the Browns made sure that wouldn't happen and now have their sixth coach since 2008.
  • Eagles to hire Doug Pederson as coach once Chiefs end season

    Eagles to hire Doug Pederson as coach once Chiefs end season

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    Pederson followed Reid to Kansas City in 2013. "I think that's the first important step of being a head coach", former Eagle Jeremy Maclin said, via Comcast SportsNet's Derrick Gunn. With his 26 years of coaching experience, Kelly emerged as the favorite among candidates including former Raiders, Broncos and Redskins coach Mike Shanahan, Coughlin and former Raiders coach Hue Jackson, who was hired to coach the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday.
  • Tennis match-fixing 'a secret on tour everybody knows'

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    There are no betting odds being offered on Djokovic for this second round match against Halys and it is not hard to see why. This is the first time these two will meet on the tennis court. "Until somebody comes out with the real proof and evidence, it's only a speculation for me". I don't really understand how that all works. "I think sports could in general be much, much more transparent".
  • Twitter Nation Thinks Broncos, Peyton Can't Beat Patriots, Brady: Top 20 Tweets

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    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) reacts after defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers the AFC Divisional round playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Especially with Denver sporting the league’s stingiest defense and Manning reduced to managing the Broncos’ no-longer explosive offense. Those two have met 16 times, Brady claiming victory in 11 of those contests.
  • Philadelphia Eagles sound like they want Sam Bradford Back

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    Describing the search process, Lurie said the team started with about 25 candidates, and that research started "during the season", in the event of there being a coaching vacancy. "So I'm going to bring my spin on it. I'm gonna bring my personality to it. And we're going to make it our team going forward". Pederson played for Don Shula, Mike Holmgren and Reid.
  • Serena Williams plays shot AROUND the net in Australian Open win

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    Do we have any more questions?" she said. "It's always cool to do something fresh and new". She may not be as tall or as powerful as Konta but Zheng plays with some good court smarts and speed, so Konta will need every ounce of her concentration and iron will, from the deliberate serving action to calming her nerves should she find herself in that position once more.
  • Jordan Spieth Wins Tournament of Champions

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    Lee was five over through four holes including carding a triple bogey, but came back with five birdies and an eagle - eventually settling for a one-under round. "I just tried to put a smooth swing on it", Spieth, 22, told Golf Channel about his three-iron approach at the last. "I'll try to continue exactly what we were doing previous year".
  • Browns hire Jackson as head coach

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    Just hours after Cincinnati lost to Pittsburgh and after meeting with the San Francisco 49ers about becoming their next coach Jackson interviewed for the Browns' coaching vacancy. Jackson took over the Raiders' top post in 2011 and went 8-8 in his lone head coaching season before being fired at the end of the year. Jackson has experience as a head coach, knows the AFC North and has fixed quarterbacks.
  • Former Packers QB Doug Pederson named Eagles head coach

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    He said after the regular season was over that he's considering staying with the Eagles, although it does depend on who is hired as the next head coach. It needs accountability. It needs a human being - not a Chip-bot - who understands that men's coach and play this great game, and they have lives and problems and issues just like everyone else.