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The fly half, key to Ireland's hopes of becoming the first team ever to win the Six Nations (and the old Five Nations) outright three times in succession, left the field, after only nine minutes of Leinster's record 51-10 defeat. Sexton missed the conversion. Wasps did not escape unscathed either as scrum-half Joe Simpson was carried from the pitch in the seventh minute, but England will have welcomed the return of James Haskell and Joe Launchbury from a shoulder injury and concussion ...
  • Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch broke SS Roman Harper's helmet

    Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch broke SS Roman Harper's helmet

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    Think again, because that is simply not the case, and it would take a few years for them to be able to do that. Hence, home-field advantage, the first NFC Championship Game in Charlotte. They've all bought into Carroll and his unorthodox ways. 2 wide receiver caught two touchdown passes in the second half of this 31-24 playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium.
  • Carson vs. Cam: Heisman History In NFL Playoffs

    Carson vs. Cam: Heisman History In NFL Playoffs

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    Carolina has not made it to the NFC Championship since the 2005-2006 season, with its only conference championship victory coming in the 2003-2004 season. Arizona will bring a blitz-happy defensive package to match Newton and the Panthers offense. The Cardinals have a few lingering injuries that will be watched carefully and checked throughout the entire game against the Panthers .
  • Carolina Panthers To Face Arizona Cardinals For NFC Title

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    The Carolina Panthers are one game away from advancing to Super Bowl 50, but don't tell that to Cam Newton. The Seahawks then pulled off an improbable 10-9 road win over the Vikings in frigid conditions before almost erasing a 31-point deficit Sunday at Carolina.
  • Seattle GM: Marshawn Lynch may be leaning toward retirement

    Seattle GM: Marshawn Lynch may be leaning toward retirement

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    He finished with just 417 rushing yards on 111 carries. "We're gonna treat him with as much respect as we possibly can here and give him a little leeway to find his way in terms of what he wants to do but I'm under the impression that he's leaning toward retirement", Schneider told 710 ESPN Seattle's Brock and Salk Show Friday.
  • New England Patriots Must Make Peyton Manning Beat Them

    New England Patriots Must Make Peyton Manning Beat Them

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    We have to be tight in the secondary. Brady can put the nail in the coffin of "best quarterback ever" if he wins an unprecedented fifth title, whereas Manning can add his second in his most tumultuous season in what may be his final opportunity.
  • Here's How To Live Stream Patriots vs Broncos AFC Championship

    Here's How To Live Stream Patriots vs Broncos AFC Championship

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    Additionally, Bill Belichick will coach in his 10th conference championship game to match Tom Landry for the most in National Football League history. That includes the Divisional Round against a tough Steelers run D (17 touches, 83 yards, TD). The game is on the road, at Mile High Stadium, in Denver, Colorado.
  • Patriots-Broncos: New England focusing on Peyton Manning's mind games

    Patriots-Broncos: New England focusing on Peyton Manning's mind games

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    Last week against the Steelers Manning was just 1 of 5 on passes that traveled 20 yards or more in the air. Denver comes in with the best defense in the National Football League, and also with a win over the Patriots in Week 12 of the regular season, however Manning was not the quarterback for the Broncos that day, as backup Brock Osweiler filled in for an injured Manning.
  • Another Federer milestone: win No. 300 at a Grand Slam

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    Instead of folding after losing such a tough point, Davis responded by winning the next two points and forcing Sharapova into a third set. In the fourth round, Sharapova faces up-and-coming Swiss teen Belinda Bencic , who won her first two WTA titles in 2015 including at Toronto where she beat No.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers Fire Head Coach David Blatt

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    Gilbert said that the shake-up was driven by "more than wins and losses". Griffin said he thought Lue would be able to instill a "collective spirit" in Cavaliers players, something he said all elite National Basketball Association clubs have and which the Cavs are lacking under Blatt.
  • Josh Smith Traded By Clippers Back To Rockets

    Josh Smith Traded By Clippers Back To Rockets

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    Yet, when looking past another failed experiment and the essentially nonexistent return the Clippers are receiving in exchange for Smith (draft rights to European player Maarty Leunen ), the matter of the next month becomes more intriguing.
  • Celine Dion's husband funeral LIVE stream

    Celine Dion's husband funeral LIVE stream

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    Rene-Charles gave an emotional eulogy for his father during the service . The boy's father, Rene Angelil , lost his battle with cancer last week (14Jan16), aged 73. "I understood that my career was in a way his masterpiece", Dion said in a message shared with members of the public who visited the Notre-Dame Basilica on Thursday.
  • Francesco Guidoli takes the reigns at Swansea

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    Williams admits he did not know much about the new head coach prior to his appointment - but insists that the players are not bothered by who is in charge of the team. "We need points as quickly as possible and get up the table", Williams said after netting his first ever Premier League goal at the Liberty. Watford did not have an effort on target until first-half stoppage time but Jurado's shot was saved by Lukasz Fabianski and Swansea went in ahead.
  • Rafael Nadal has to change his game says uncle, trainer

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    Fernando Verdasco rallied from a 2-1 deficit to win the last two sets, recovering a break in the fifth as well, claiming a 7-6 (6), 4-6, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2, only his third victory in 17 matches against his fellow Spanish lefthander. It was a rough day at the office for the older Williams sister, who decided to make an even quicker exit from the tournament by skipping her post-match press conference.
  • Did Marshawn Lynch crack Roman Harper's helmet in Seahawks loss?

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    After his second pass of the game was returned by linebacker Luke Kuechly for a touchdown, Wilson finished 31 of 48 for 366 yards with two interceptions and three second-half touchdown throws. You play against great teams like that, you can't afford to have mental mistakes. The Carolina Panthers look for their first Super Bowl appearance since the 2003 season.
  • It's hilarious! Roger Federer's reaction while watching Maria Sharapova's match

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    Up 2-0 in the second set and closing in on victory, the Russian's serve crumbled, allowing Davis to reel off five consecutive games and eventually capture a tense second set tie break. Kateryna Bondarenko notched one of her biggest wins since coming out of retirement after having a baby in 2013, beating two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 7-5.
  • Konta ends 29-year Aussie tennis drought for British women

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    Williams won three majors - the Australian and French Opens and Wimbledon - past year which took her to within one of Graf's long-time record of 22. After her second-round win, Williams said she was pleased by her consistency and lack of errors, and it was a similar story on Friday. "I don't know.
  • EPL: Alexis, Ozil Return For Arsenal

    EPL: Alexis, Ozil Return For Arsenal

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    When asked at his press conference yesterday if Chelsea are still Arsenal's rivals, he replied: "Not at this moment". Sanchez has the next two days to prove it but I think this time will be available. Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, right, fights for the ball against Crystal Palace's Yohan Cabaye during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Jan.
  • Murray continues pursuit of first Australian Open

    Murray continues pursuit of first Australian Open

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    Hip and foot injuries hobbled him over the past several years and he hasn't been past the fourth round at a major since the 2013 U.S. Open. Andy Murray blasted through to the Australian Open third round with a straight-sets victory over big-serving Sam Groth and then declared "I can still get better".
  • Cleveland Cavaliers Fire Head Coach

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    There were reports that Blatt had lost support of the locker room over the past month. Associate head coach Tyronn Lue has been elevated to head coach. Haynes, citing unnamed Cavaliers players and league sources, said that Blatt would call phantom foul calls on his star players during practice. There are going to be people that say otherwise, but in my mind LeBron wanted Blatt gone, so the Cavs made his wish come true.
  • Patriots vs. Broncos: Updated Odds, Predictions for AFC Championship Game 2016

    Patriots vs. Broncos: Updated Odds, Predictions for AFC Championship Game 2016

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    We'll see which team can earn a spot in Super Bowl 50 when the game kicks off from Sports Authority Field at Mile High at 1:05pm on Sunday, right here on CBS4 Denver. It would be something of a surprise if any of those players were to sit against Denver, though the Patriots did lose a key player earlier in the week when they placed linebacker Jerod Mayo on season-ending injury reserve.
  • Former Philadelphia Eagles coach hired by San Francisco 49ers

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    He was brought back to the 53-man roster late in the season, but the team did not push the opportunity all that much in 2015. "Chip possesses all the qualities we were looking for in our next head coach", Baalke said in a statement. Can Chip Kelly turn 49ers' franchise around? The 49ers quarterback isn't sure how to react to the hiring because he's still uncertain about his future in San Francisco.
  • James Guides Cavaliers To Win, NBA Scores

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    Steph Curry scored 35 points as the Warriors made a triumphant return to the scene of last season's NBA Finals triumph, outplaying the Cavaliers from start to finish. When we watch the Cavs Clippers game live streaming or on TV tonight, Kyrie Irving will once again face off against Chris Paul. This will be the first meeting for the clubs this season.
  • Australian Open: Top seeds Williams, Djokovic roll into the 4th round

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    He would certainly want to stay away from controversies at the moment. Amid the swirling allegations of match-fixing, the first week of the "Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific" has started off with a bang. Roger Federer has heard enough speculation about match-fixing in tennis. Kei Nishikori has reached the fourth round for the fifth consecutive year with a 7-5, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.
  • Jordan Spieth irritated by slow play penalty

    Jordan Spieth irritated by slow play penalty

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    It is an annual European Tour sanctioned Pro-Am event for elite business leaders, sports celebrities and a selection of the leading amateurs from the Gulf states. "I'm beginning to wonder about that, because the way Spieth keeps on ratcheting it up is nearly Tiger-esque". It was the first round since the European Tour modified its Pace of Play policy - and officials made an example of the biggest name in golf.
  • Roger Federer Becomes First Man To Win 300 Grand Slam Matches

    Roger Federer Becomes First Man To Win 300 Grand Slam Matches

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    Like when I reached 1,000 [ATP Tour wins] previous year, it was a big deal for me. In the final two frames, Federer lost only five games, giving him his 300th career Grand Slam match win, 67 more than second-place Jimmy Connors. "It was a great test. It was a physical match". World number one Serena Williams also marched into the fourth round, showing no mercy in a 6-1, 6-1 demolition of hapless teenager Daria Kasatkina .
  • The Carolina Panthers will be good for awhile

    The Carolina Panthers will be good for awhile

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    The Panthers now rank first in the league with 2.4 turnovers per game. Interestingly, the ban took place during late December as late season play was getting more serious for the Panthers. The Cardinals played that game with third team quarterback, Ryan Lindley. Once again, you should know that SportsbookReview.com has been on the side of the Carolina Panthers all season.
  • It's back to school for Seahawks' Russell Wilson

    It's back to school for Seahawks' Russell Wilson

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    And Ciara won't be holding Future responsible for the spate of emojis on the snaps. Though, it probably helps that the Ride singer's former flame wasn't the one encouraging the harassment. "I saw that you went in to a burning fire to save the Russell Wilson Fathead - and not to mention, your dad", Wilson said. "I'll be kicking myself because we didn't convert on the fourth down in the first half", Carroll said.
  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr to return Friday against Pacers

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    According to Yahoo's Marc Spears , Walton led the Warriors to a 39-4 record, which is the second best record through 43 games in National Basketball Association history. Walton was named the NBA's Coach of the Month for November after the Warriors raced out to a 24-0 start to the season. Now all Steve Kerr has to do is not mess things up.
  • NFC Championship Game: Cardinals vs

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    In 2014, the Carolina Panthers beat the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Wild Card game before losing to the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round of the playoffs. "I think the first step is knowledge, " Wilson said. Before we get to the Super Bowl though, the AFC and NFC Championship games must be decided.