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While the move would be a significant loss for the Seahawks, the sudden growth of running back Thomas Rawls has made it easier for the team to eventually part with Lynch. He also added that tight end Jimmy Graham will be back with the team next season. Those two elements of his game have declined noticeably, as Lynch missed nine games this season and only started six games.
  • Lleyton Hewitt retires from pro tennis with trademark fight

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    I was really shaking because the sound of the lady falling was really loud", she said. He still has the same passion to win. His opponent of the night, Ferrer said his opponent was his idol. Along the way, playing for Australia was always at the core of his schedule, and as late as last summer, he played the tie-winning rubber to take his nation to the Davis Cup semis and remains the most prolific player in Davis Cup .
  • Australian Open: Rafael Nadal Loses In First Round Against Fernando Verdasco

    Australian Open: Rafael Nadal Loses In First Round Against Fernando Verdasco

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    The Mallorca native can only hope that he can respond to his first-round defeat like he did when losing to Belgium's Steve Darcis in the opening round at Wimbledon in 2013. Was not the case today". His poor form in the biggest tournaments continues (as illustrated in the graphic). Nadal took a hiding by world No 1 Novak Djokovic in Qatar at the start of 2016 which was subsequently followed by an early Melbourne exit.
  • Former Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson hired by Browns

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    It could also allay the fears of nine-year Pro Bowler Joe Thomas , although who knows what analytics will say about the retention of an expensive 31-year-old left tackle. And Hue Jackson is a head coach again. Consider the Browns players who need similar guidance. Jackson played quarterback at the University of the Pacific before he joined their coaching staff in 1987, ESPN reports.
  • Patriots, Panthers Favorites to Win SB50

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    Brady was asked if he understood the significance of taking on Manning so many times. "Because I don't think Peyton is going to come back to play after this season". "I think people are looking for attention", Trevathan said. —Brady's postseason pedigree is better than Manning's overall. "So you can see that he leads a great team".
  • Lleyton Hewitt's career ends with David Ferrer loss

    Lleyton Hewitt's career ends with David Ferrer loss

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    He'll retire after the tournament. And the tributes kept streaming in. Hewitt, who was joined on the court by his three children, also took the opportunity to thank the fans, his family, and his coach, Tony Roche. "It keeps me focused". They'd been hoping to see the former world No 1 and dual grand slam champion wind back the clock at least one more time. "Lleyton's Last Stand" as some Australian media have billed it came Thursday in the second round where Hewitt lost to David Ferrer , ...
  • NFL Playoffs 2016 Betting Odds: Panthers, Patriots favorites ahead of conference championships

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    The talk has all been about how healthy the Patriots are going to be this time around, and how much of a difference that makes. I really appreciate it. I think he's a great competitor. None of that is in the Broncos favor heading into this one. The Broncos won that game, but it was clearly two different teams, as quarterback Brock Osweiler was under center for Denver, and New England didn't have their star wide receiver in Edelman.
  • EPL: Sanches, Ozil Boost Arsenal's Squad Ahead Of Chelsea Clash

    EPL: Sanches, Ozil Boost Arsenal's Squad Ahead Of Chelsea Clash

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    Ozil missed the game against Stoke City through injury when his side fell short of a comeback as the game finished 3-2. "I think he will make it for selection", said Wenger of the 12-goal striker. "It is a big game because of the quality of the players on the pitch and it has a big importance to us as well because we play at the Emirates and we know how important it will be to win this game".
  • Fit-again Sanchez ready to return for Arsenal

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    Arsenal , who have several top players out injured, lead the table on goal difference from Leicester City, but they could be boosted by the return of playmaker Mesut Ozil and striker Alexis Sanchez who missed the 0-0 draw at Stoke City on Sunday.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers shot chart vs. Golden State Warriors, Jan. 18

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    J.R. Smith had 14 points for the Cavs, who fell to 0-3 this season against the West's elite - the Warriors and San Antonio Spurs. The Cavs looked unprepared and unmotivated. The game tips off at 8 p.m. on TNT . Blatt accepted partial blame for his team's shockingly lackluster effort, their "lack of mental preparation" and not having "answers at either end".
  • Louis Rams Prepare for Their Move to Los Angeles

    Louis Rams Prepare for Their Move to Los Angeles

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    Owners voted 30-2 to approve the team's relocation bid . News that the NFL's owners approved a plan to move the St. Louis Rams back to Los Angeles next season is causing excitement in California - and bitter dismay in St. The Chargers could go to L.A.as tenants. The Carson stadium was estimated to cost $1.7 billion - that's not home- movie money, but it apparently couldn't compete with the glitz Kroenke could offer.
  • Australian Open 2016 draws & results

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    Williams and Djokovic each won three of the four major titles last season, with Williams falling two matches short of a calendar-year Grand Slam when she lost in the US Open semifinals and Djokovic's only loss coming in the French Open final.
  • Hewitt lashes match-fixing claims as 'absolute farce'

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    At 615-262, he won 30 titles overall, was ranked No. 1 for 80 weeks and helped Australia to a Davis Cup trophy at the site of the Australian Open - Melbourne Park - in 2003. "I have a museum in my house and that is in it - it's the only T-shirt of a tennis player I have". Medical staff remove an injured patron from Rod Laver Arena at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne , Australia, Thursday, Jan.
  • Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots For AFC Title

    Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots For AFC Title

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    However, when the New England Patriots visit the Denver Broncos on Sunday, the game will have a different feel than the previous matchups between the best quarterbacks of their generation. Anderson finished with 72 yards on 15 carries. Manning credited  Denver's  NFL-best defense for thwarting a team that piled up 34 points on them last month.
  • Toulon chief wants to leave French rugby for English Premiership

    Toulon chief wants to leave French rugby for English Premiership

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    President Mourad Boudjellal sent an email to Premiership bosses proposing the move from the Top 14, which a spokesman said they would consider. Boudjellal, very much a free market fundamentalist when it comes to the rugby economy, has been at loggerheads with the top brass in the elite Top 14 competition in France over the salary cap and other financial arrangements - most notably regulations covering bonus payments to top worldwide players.
  • Lleyton Hewitt Exits Australian Open, Ends His Singles Tennis Career

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    It was not always thus. This, after all, is a player who, in his first interview at Melbourne Park this year, confessed that what he'll really miss when his playing days are over is the grunt work. So enjoy your retirement, it's well deserved. First time I even practiced on it today. Afterward, Hewitt, wearing a shirt decorated with the Australian flag, was joined on court by his three children while his wife, former soap opera actress Bec, looked on in tears.
  • White Sox rumors: Nationals making strong push for Yoenis Cespedes

    White Sox rumors: Nationals making strong push for Yoenis Cespedes

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    USA Today's Bob Nightengale reported the Nats had pursued Upton - before he reached a six-year, $132.75 million deal with the  Tigers  on Monday night - and then turned their attention to Cespedes. The addition of Cespedes would probably send Werth to the bench. So, by signing him, the Nats would not only improve themselves, they'd be raiding their rival's closet.
  • Fuming Djokovic denies fixing match in 2007

    Fuming Djokovic denies fixing match in 2007

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    Djokovic, who was 20 and ranked No3 in the world in 2007, had had his wisdom teeth removed before the Paris Masters. According to The Inquisitr , Novak Djokovic reported that in the past, he was offered $200k to throw a tennis match.
  • Reid says Chiefs had headset problems vs. Patriots

    Reid says Chiefs had headset problems vs. Patriots

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    Injuries have made this perhaps Coach Bill Belichick's most impressive season, cobbling together solution after solution when left tackle Sebastian Vollmer went down, when New England's top two rushers went down for the season when top receiver Julian Edelman hurt his foot when Gronkowski played through back and knee problems.
  • Palin endorses Trump for President

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    Bush and Florida Senator Marco Rubio are tied for the third spot with 10 percent each in the new CNN/WMUR Poll. Former Republican presidential nominee Sen.: "This is going to be so much fun". Ms.  Palin said there was nothing wrong with Mr. Trump being a multi-billionaire and that it did not make him an elitist, citing all the time he had spent with construction workers as a real-estate developer.
  • Roger Federer escapes the heat in easy win over Nikoloz Basilashvili

    Roger Federer escapes the heat in easy win over Nikoloz Basilashvili

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    The Czech player was broken in the last game, dropping serve for the fifth time in the match. Kohlschreiber, ranked No. 34, was the highest ranked of the men's players who were unseeded at the tournament. "More than half" of the players, who include singles and doubles Grand Slam champions, are at the Australian Open in Melbourne , according to BuzzFeed.
  • Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko could still happen in Britain

    Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko could still happen in Britain

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    Former world lightweight division champion Jim Watt MBE and former world cruiserweight champion Johnny Nelson pool their bets on Sky Sports for the best of the best among the current fighters in the heavyweight division. Should that occur both the path and the goal, uniting the heavyweight division, become more complicated. With the result of the fight in, I think it's safe to say that Wilder has a lot to learn, something his trainer Mark Breland endorsed after the bout.
  • 49ers sign former CFL receiver Eric Rogers

    49ers sign former CFL receiver Eric Rogers

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    By signing Rogers, Kelly addressed a need at the position. Rogers reportedly thought hard about offers from the Minnesota Vikings and New York Jets before deciding that he wanted to be a part of Kelly's offense in San Francisco. Of course, for the Colts, signing a former CFL star wide receiver isn't exactly unprecedented, as the team signed wideout Duron Carter of the Montreal Alouettes just last offseason.
  • Jordan Spieth hails Rory McIlroy 'masterclass' after first round in Abu Dhabi

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    It was a nice break over Christmas and new year", said the 26-year-old McIlroy. When already being watched by the chief referee, John Paramor, Spieth was reckoned to have taken too long over a putt on the 8th hole, his 17th. "It didn't make any sense to me", Spieth told Golf Channel . "It was pretty good". 'I understand the rule that if you are taking longer than the allotted time, you get a bad time.
  • Love (17 points, 18 boards) helps Cavs bounce back in romp

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    The Chicago Bulls have lost their last two home games, and hosting the reigning champions Golden State Warriors on Thursday morning - live on SuperSport - looks quite a challenge for Jimmy Butler and Co. The Cleveland Cavaliers need to push forward and hit their next game hard. Harrison Barnes added 19 points, Andre Iguodala had 10 and Andrew Bogut shoved a bunch of people around on his way to six points, 12 rebounds and three blocks.
  • Philadelphia Eagles To Name Doug Pederson Head Coach, Per Reports

    Philadelphia Eagles To Name Doug Pederson Head Coach, Per Reports

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    An Eagles spokesman said on Thursday, "We have concluded our search for a head coach". Pederson's limited track record as a coach is helped by a 12-year playing career. Finally, I want to say Congrats to Doug Pederson and wish him the best of luck as the new head coach of the Eagles . It's not clear if Fajole, who is also a former linebackers coach with the Cleveland Browns, will be Pederson's DC or a linebackers coach.
  • Chelsea set to sign Pato

    Chelsea set to sign Pato

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    Pato would fit in quite nicely at Chelsea as he has a typical Brazilian style of play - with his quick feet and exquisite finishing ability. Will be rue not signing Pato, or end up laughing at another foolish Chelsea gamble? According to the Mirror , Blues officials met with Pato and his agents in London on Tuesday night.
  • Chicago Blackhawks send Garbutt to Anaheim Ducks for Sekac

    Chicago Blackhawks send Garbutt to Anaheim Ducks for Sekac

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    He has a goal and two assists in 22 games this season with the Ducks. Acquired from Montreal in exchange for Devante Smith-Pelly on February 24, 2015, Sekac has posted 10-16=26 points with 26 PIM in 91 career National Hockey League games with the Ducks and Canadiens.
  • Serena 'assumes' Venus will be back

    Serena 'assumes' Venus will be back

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    He has said he'll leave immediately, regardless of the stage of the tournament, if his wife, Kim, goes into labor in London with their first child. "To win against a top-two player, I'm so happy, so excited". Djokovic had a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win over Chung Hyeon of South Korea. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...