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The Broncos went 7-2 with Manning as their starter and 5-2 under Osweiler, including Sunday's win over the Chargers. Coach Gary Kubiak told the team of his decision at a meeting Thursday morning. No matter who plays the Patriots, it would be hard to predict anyone going into Foxboro and beating Tom Brady in the playoffs. Both have proven to be very good teams, but have also had their ups and downs throughout the season.
  • Powerball jackpot numbers announced

    Powerball jackpot numbers announced

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    The odds of winning the half billion dollar jackpot are 1 in 292 million . The $500 million is an annuitized amount, so you won't get all of that if you choose to get a lump sum payment. Millions of people have purchased lottery tickets as excitement for the Powerball drawing builds, driving the estimated prize up to $500 million from $450 million earlier on Wednesday.
  • Ken Griffey Jr. & Mike Piazza Voted Into Hall of Fame

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    On Wednesday, a record percentage of eligible baseball writers spoke, clearly agreeing with that assessment. As I argued earlier today, it doesn't really matter if Ken Griffey Jr. They still have a long way to go but, with Piazza's inclusion, there may be a shift in voter attitude. Williams then turns to the senior Piazza and says: "You already got the agents on him? Opportunities like that don't present themselves very much".
  • Former Clemson coach Danny Ford weighs in on College Football Playoff

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    First of all, they have a good front. The Alabama Crimson Tide football team landed in Tuscaloosa a little before noon on Friday, the day after defeating Michigan State 38-0 in the Cotton Bowl. Clemson took the lead with Gallman's 1-yard run with 10:51 left in the third quarter. Michigan State embraced its role as the underdog and came in expecting to slug it out with the Tide.
  • NBA Wrap: Warriors triumph in NBA Finals rematch

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    Chris Bosh guided the Heat by scoring 30 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, with Dwyane Wade adding 19 points. Yes, an optimistic point of view (which we don't specialize in around here) would be to highlight the facts that Cleveland stifled Curry, Thompson and the rest of the Warriors shooters as well, but the Dubs have the track record and the pedigree to give them the benefit of the doubt.
  • Johnny Manziel Wore Blonde Wig, Fake Mustache Out In Las Vegas

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    Ed Satterlee from Girard says "I think he needs to get out of Cleveland and Cleveland needs to get someone back in there to get that rivalry back. I know they're bringing in a new regime and maybe for Johnny himself, if they give him a chance, it's going to be a fresh start for him in that aspect.
  • Brit Broady prevails in controversial Auckland clash

    Brit Broady prevails in controversial Auckland clash

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    Both players shook hands at the end of the contest but bad blood remained with Broady clearly angry about the incident and repeating her accusation that Ostapenko intentionally threw her racquet in the second set. I think she was tightening up a little bit and that allowed me to get a better strike on the ball. Broady said: "The ball kids are volunteers and a lot of them are quite young so you need to have a lot of respect for them".
  • Chargers, Raiders and Rams file to play football in LA

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    Jay Nixon developed plans for a $1 billion stadium along the Mississippi River near the Gateway Arch. Aldermen have already agreed to contribute $150 million toward the project, which also calls for state funding, money from personal seat licenses and funding from the league and the owner.  When it rains, it pours; and when El Lay wants a pro football team, they get...
  • Ken Griffey Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame with Highest Percentage Ever!

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    Piazza, on the ballot for the fourth time, received 365 votes. A 12-time All-Star, Piazza had a. 308 career batting average. Ken Griffey Jr. was flying high above Seattle. The words "Hall of Fame" very likely will appear in the first paragraph of his obituary. Among Piazza's many highlights as a Met, one moment stands out: His home run against the Atlanta Braves on September 21, 2001, which occurred just 10 days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City.
  • 49ers coach Jim Tomsula fired after just one season

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    He said there is nobody now on the staff that the 49ers are considering for the coaching vacancy. The 49ers' 2012 draft class, led by first-round pick A.J. "You know, as much as I'd like to share how I feel about the team, it's not helpful for our club for me to talk about how I feel when we win, how I feel when we lose", York said.
  • Ken Griffey Jr. & Mike Piazza head to Cooperstown

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    Griffey's talent and effervescence carried him clear of all the din and debate on Wednesday. "I can't be upset", he said. "It's a tremendous honor to be elected. Griffey will become the third homegrown player of the modern era in the Hall of Fame, joining Reds teammate Barry Larkin and former Tigers and Phillies pitcher Jim Bunning.
  • Steelers try to keep Bengals winless

    Steelers try to keep Bengals winless

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    Roethlisberger threw three touchdown passes, Pittsburgh's defense dominated and the visiting Steelers slipped into the AFC playoffs with a 28-12 win Sunday over Cleveland, which after the game fired coach Mike Pettine. If a similar thing happens at that position this week, we'll ask similar things of Fitz and Todman. He has truly eased the pain of the Steelers and their fans when they lost RB Le'Veon Bell for the season back in Week 8.
  • Chicago Bulls brush aside New York Knicks with late surge

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    It was a Butler three that gave the Bulls a very late lead in the fourth quarter . Butler took his anger out on the court, scoring a team-record 40 points after halftime on the way to his team's incredible 115-113 victory that saw the Bulls erase a 15-point deficit in the third quarter and a 12-point hole in the fourth.
  • CP Newsalert: Griffey elected to baseball Hall of Fame; Piazza also chosen

    CP Newsalert: Griffey elected to baseball Hall of Fame; Piazza also chosen

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    However, his 630 home runs - sixth all-time - and seven top-10 finishes in the MVP balloting apparently weren't enough to impress three voters. Ken Griffey Jr. Piazza admitted using androstenedione early in his career, before the substance was banned by baseball, but he denies ever using steroids. While the numbers are still far away from the percentage necessary to gain entry into Cooperstown, Bonds and Clemens seem to be trending in the right direction.
  • National Championship matchup has been set

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    After returning on the second drive and notching a sack of quarterback Baker Mayfield, Lawson did not play after the first quarter. Clemson proved early that it would be willing to throw everything it had at the Sooners, who were not equipped to handle it.
  • Tim Booth Previews Seahawks-Vikings Game

    Tim Booth Previews Seahawks-Vikings Game

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    Minnesota's three coldest home games in franchise history were: December 3, 1972 versus Chicago at -2 degrees; December 10, 1972 versus Green Bay at 0 degrees; November 29, 1964 versus Los Angles at 5 degrees. "We had a passing game, but on those field conditions, Tarkenton probably didn't complete 50 percent of his passes". Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer said that would watch and study the Seattle/Minnesota game tape a lot this week.
  • Tom Coughlin to Giants players: Don't think about my future

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    Minnesota Vikings free safety Harrison Smith, left, runs with his interception for a touchdown as he is pursued by New York Giants’ tight end Jerome Cunningham (86) and others during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. With Beckham suspended by the National Football League for his actions against the Carolina Panthers last week, the  Giants'  offense was completely inept without the threat of the second-year man on the outside.
  • In Kansas versus Oklahoma, college basketball wins

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    Ratings are down, fan attendance is down, but games like this keep you strapped to your seat, with beer and chips all over the floor. Its biggest opportunity came at the end of regulation, when Khadeem Lattin had a chance to take the lead with just over two seconds remaining after  Landen Lucas  was called for a controversial over-the-back foul.
  • Chargers, Rams, Raiders apply to relocate to Los Angeles

    Chargers, Rams, Raiders apply to relocate to Los Angeles

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    The Chargers and Raiders have submitted joint plans that would enable both franchises to move to the Los Angeles area and play in the same stadium. Team owner Stan Kroenke has been pushing to relocate the team to a new $1.8 billion stadium in Inglewood, Calif., in light of the Rams' longtime losing seasons and low attendance numbers at home .
  • Tom Brady Suffers Ankle Sprain

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    New England was able to stay undefeated even without Edelman. Do you have to hit the reset button heading into the playoffs, is that the message you gave the team? Below are some of the highlights from the Patriots' game against the Dolphins, including the one in which Brady was hurt.
  • Three NFL teams apply for relocation to Los Angeles

    Three NFL teams apply for relocation to Los Angeles

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    San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer said the Chargers applying to move "isn't a surprise, but it's still disappointing for generations of San Diego Chargers fans". The Rams, the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers all submitted applications to relocate to Los Angeles Monday.  "We have never wanted to leave, why would you want to leave San Diego it's a great city and great people", he said.
  • WASHINGTON - The Washington Capitals have agreed to terms with free agent

    WASHINGTON - The Washington Capitals have agreed to terms with free agent

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    Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan told Mike Vogel of the team's website that the team felt "comfortable" that the pending legal situation for Richards will "not be an issue". He won two Stanley Cups with the Kings. He returned late in the season, but did little while the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings missed the playoffs, finishing with a career-worst five goals and 16 points in 53 regular-season games.
  • National Football League coaching rumors: Eagles to interview Ben McAdoo, per report

    National Football League coaching rumors: Eagles to interview Ben McAdoo, per report

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    The Giants are scheduled to  interview  Bears offensive coordinator  Adam Gase  on Friday, a day before he reportedly will have a second interview with the Eagles. McAdoo would certainly fit that mold. I think he communicates very well. "I think he has some good qualities". The Eagles have yet to request permission to speak with Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, who filled the same role with the Eagles in 2009 and 2010.
  • Johnny Manziel Wore Wig, Went by "Billy" At Vegas Club on Saturday

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    Manziel, who Browns coach Mike Pettine said still must address off-field problems that resulted in a stint in rehab a year ago, paid cash for a meal at a restaurant in the casino, according to Tina Samira, a waitress who served Manziel and his guests at Heart Bar at Planet Hollywood.
  • Cleveland Browns Done With Johnny Manziel?

    Cleveland Browns Done With Johnny Manziel?

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    Manziel responded to the report by Instagramming a photo of himself and his dog with a geotag from Avon, Ohio. There were rumors this week that Manziel was in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The Browns do not require concussed players to be at the stadium for home games. Currently, there isn't a quarterback that figures to go that early in the draft, but the Browns could also explore flipping that pick for a package that includes a later draft pick or an already established ...
  • Manziel spotted In Cleveland at the Browns facility

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    King has also reported that Manziel wants to play for the Dallas Cowboys. The Browns even tried to reach him by phone, but couldn't find him. Manziel missed his mandatory concussion treatment on Sunday morning at the Cleveland Browns facility.
  • Jimmy Butler: Jimmy Butler drops 40 in 2nd half, Bulls win

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    Butler scored 21 points on just nine shots in the third quarter and 19 in the fourth. You'll soon see how Butler's scoring looked so easy. "We had some shots that didn't go in to start the fourth quarter , and I thought we got discouraged and let our energy get turned around the other way", Knicks coach Derek Fisher said.
  • Manchester United boss Van Gaal explains 'risky' decision before vital win

    Manchester United boss Van Gaal explains 'risky' decision before vital win

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    Chris Smalling is pleased to finally get a  result  after  Manchester United  had gone eight consecutive matches without a win. Now  Van Gaal  hopes his squad will be able to play with  more  freedom after ending their rotten run. Van Gaal continued, "We are still near the top of the league and the gap is less. We created chances again and scored the  winning goal ". The game also helped ease the pressure on Rooney.
  • Redskins to give out 'You Like That?!' towels at playoff game

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    Maybe the swift Ty Montgomery comes back from the ankle problems that doomed his promising rookie season to become a capable tandem to Nelson and take the pressure off Randall Cobb. The team then ran three more times (followed by three pass attempts) before Crosby capped the advance with his first field goal. Darren McFadden's big run was 30 yards.
  • Johnny Manziel allegedly wore disguise while in Las Vegas

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    Sports Illustrated's Peter King said the Browns are "done" with Manziel after he missed treatment Sunday. You're most likely aware of the troubles that quarterback Johnny Manziel has caused the team, the most recent incident involving an impromptu trip to Las Vegas while he was undergoing concussion protocol, the night before the last game of the season.
  • Grateful Steelers send Bills sandwiches in thanks

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    Pittsburgh's intense focus on beating the Browns became evident in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter when the thousands of Steelers fans in attendance let out an unmistakable roar as the Bills sewed up their upset over the Jets. Buffalo Bills Coach Rex Ryan earned those free sandwiches. "I don't think any of us anticipated going 3-13", said Haslam, who, after firing Pettine returned from the team's headquarters in Berea, Ohio, to FirstEnergy Stadium to speak to the media.
  • Browns are 'so done' with Johnny Manziel

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    Should the latest reports be true , they add another chapter to a growing list of off-the-field indescresions made by Manziel in less than two years in the NFL. It remains to be seen if the Browns require inactive players to be at the game. Cleveland must be too slow-paced for Johnny Manziel , which must be why he is trying to force his way out.