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Philippe Coutinho, Dejan Lovren, Daniel Sturridge, Divock Origi, Jordan Rossiter and Martin Skrtel are all now ruled out by the same complaint. The German midfielder sees Klopp as his idol figure and would love to play under him again and test himself at a different league.
  • Steelers prepping to roll with backups Toussaint and Todman

    Steelers prepping to roll with backups Toussaint and Todman

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    The Bengals (12-4) would like to do something similar to ease the pressure on McCarron. They had just five 20-yard runs (second lowest in the NFL), no 40-yard runs and their 3.9-yard average was tied for 21st in the NFL. He's a great competitor. Leon Hall has been a standout corner for the Bengals his entire career and may get first crack at Brown but expect Cincinnati to rotate in order to get the best matchup .
  • Peterson to play vs. Seahawks despite back injury

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    Also, while that may be true, one team may be better at dealing with it that day . Defensively, they got after us, offensively they got after us. CBS Minnesota's meteorologist Matt Brickman had this to say of the biting cold that they're expecting in Minnesota on Sunday.
  • DraftKings Wild Card Weekend Lineup: Aaron Rodgers, Martavis Bryant Good Bets

    DraftKings Wild Card Weekend Lineup: Aaron Rodgers, Martavis Bryant Good Bets

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    The Bengals were on the rise in 2005 when they hosted the Steelers in the wild-card round. They played each other in Week 1, where the Chiefs pulled out a 27-20 win in Houston. Despite the brilliance of Antonio Brown and Big Ben's multiple weapons, the Bengals showed the blueprint to defeat Pittsburgh in their first meeting of the season, when they slugged out an ugly game to produce a 16-10 win on the road.
  • Redskins should be confident not cocky Vs Packers

    Redskins should be confident not cocky Vs Packers

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    So we just gotta have a next-play mentality". All told, the Redskins forced 22 fumbles to tie for the National Football League lead with, among others, three teams that beat the Packers this season (the Denver Broncos, Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals).
  • LeBron James disappoints as Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers

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    The Warriors weren't able to jump start the game's overall pace, but they were ready for the wrestling (Andre Iguodala's response to Matthew Dellavedova's knee-risking takedown was Wrestlemania worthy). There was a reason they didn't have it: too much hero ball. In the first voting returns, issued Friday, Green ranked fourth among Western Conference frontcourt players, behind Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin.
  • UFC 195 Results: Robbie Lawler Won The Title; Carlos Condit Got Defeated

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    Judges Chris Lee and Derek Cleary gave Lawler Rounds 2, 3 and 5 and scored the fight for him 48-47. Despite not having as good of a record as Condit, Robbie Lawler is favored to win the fight. While there's no denying that Condit put on a wonderful performance against one of the sport's toughest champions, Saturday's loss was just the latest in a fairly long line of hard-earned disappointments for the welterweight veteran.
  • Peyton Manning is the Broncos starter for the playoffs

    Peyton Manning is the Broncos starter for the playoffs

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    In this Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, photograph, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the San Diego Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. Stop me if you've heard this story before. While Manning was in the spotlight Denver's win certainly had a lot to do with running backs Ronnie Hillman and C.J.
  • NFL Wild Card Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    NFL Wild Card Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    That the two rivals will meet each other in the first round of the playoffs means that there are sure to be fireworks. But Denver's victory over the Chargers in Sunday's late game clinched the No. The reason the Steelers are favored is that folks see the explosive Pittsburgh offense and the Bengals being led by their backup quarterback. He has not thrown an interception in his last 83 attempts, covering three starts.
  • NFL's Vikings-Seahawks Playoff Game Will Be One Of Coldest Ever

    NFL's Vikings-Seahawks Playoff Game Will Be One Of Coldest Ever

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    The Vikings clinched the NFC North title on the final day of the regular season, going into Lambeau Field and topping the Green Bay Packers by a touchdown. "If he plays like he did against the Packers last week I don't like our chances one bit". Facing a Vikings defense that has given up an average of just 18 points seems worrisome, but the Seahawks scored more points on that same defense than any other of Minnesota's opponents this year.
  • Barcelona Dominate UEFA's 2015 Team Of The Year

    Barcelona Dominate UEFA's 2015 Team Of The Year

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    More than 600,000 voters (640,948) cast their vote on the UEFA  website and another 165,494 were made on Twitter for a total of 7,050,428 votes. These players helped the Catalan club to win the La Liga , Copa del Rey , Champions League European Super Cup and Club World Cup .
  • Peyton Manning to start for Broncos in AFC divisional round playoff game

    Peyton Manning to start for Broncos in AFC divisional round playoff game

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    Gary Kubiak stuck to his word in naming Peyton Manning his starting quarterback even after declaring that Brock Osweiler had done nothing to deserve a demotion. With Denver in danger of losing to the Chargers and slipping into the wild-card round and a road game at red-hot Kansas City this weekend, Manning entered midway through the third quarter.  It has been a topsy-turvy year for the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning in particular.
  • Adrian Peterson dealing with back injury ahead of playoff game

    Adrian Peterson dealing with back injury ahead of playoff game

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    Now they went to Chicago and he played extremely well there also, and Dallas. "Maybe we focus better on the road, I don't know what it is". Seattle dominated in all facets of the game, outgaining the Vikings 433-125 and allowing no points to Minnesota's offense - the Vikings' lone score came on a kickoff return after the Seahawks were already leading 35-0.
  • Holly Holm Will Fight Again Before Ronda Rousey Rematch

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    He didn't announce an opponent or a date for Holm's return, but most expect her first title defense will be against Miesha Tate, victor of four straight fights since losing to Rousey in 2013. By knocking out the most transcendent figure in MMA, and arguably one of the biggest names in all of sport she stepped up to that level, however. However, this week, Holm signed a multi-fight, multimillion-dollar contract extension with the UFC , and an official close to those talks said an interim ...
  • Can the Vikings beat the Seahawks?

    Can the Vikings beat the Seahawks?

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    Can Seattle Hold Peterson In Check Again? The Vikings will need to attack the quarterback against the Seahawks, who rank 27th in sacks allowed with 2.9 per game. Peterson ran only eight times for 18 yards, and the Vikings didn't score until Cordarrelle Patterson returned a kick for a touchdown to cut the deficit to 35-7 in the third quarter.
  • NFL Wild Card Weekend Las Vegas Spreads

    NFL Wild Card Weekend Las Vegas Spreads

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    If the Packers can get their running game going then watch out! Moore, a sixth-round pick of the Patriots in 2014, spent most of the year on the Minnesota practice squad before a late December call-up. "We know that when we line up against anybody, we're confident that we're going to get the job done". Coolest football weekend of the year, man.
  • Premier League Title Race the Best in the World, Says Wenger

    Premier League Title Race the Best in the World, Says Wenger

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    He said the Premier League was "very interesting this year because the table keeps changing every other week". He added: "Sometimes foreign players wouldn't know what you say". Sanchez's return would be a huge lift for their title push. "I will remind you that only one team won the league without losing a game". "If is a team is better than us then fair enough".
  • Broncos to start Peyton Manning at QB in playoffs

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    For Manning and the Broncos , they will face the lowest seeded team to advance out of the Wild Card round. Still, prior to his injury, Manning was suffering through the worst season of his career - throwing 17 interceptions compared to nine touchdowns.
  • Giants signs outfielder Denard Span to three-year deal

    Giants signs outfielder Denard Span to three-year deal

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    On the field , he was having one of his best offensive seasons -.301 average, .365 on-base percentage, five home runs and 11 steals without getting caught. The Nationals did not offer him a one-year, $15.8-million qualifying offer after the season as a result of injury concerns. It is likely that span will become the leadoff hitter for the Giants.
  • Colts' Pagano Has New Four-Year Contract

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    We've accomplished a lot. Even with Luck back healthy (and presumably playing at a much higher level again), there's still a lot of holes to fill on the roster: offensive line, running back, secondary, linebackers, tight end depending what happens with their two pending free agents (Coby Fleener and Dwayne Allen) there.
  • Who would you like to see coach the Giants?

    Who would you like to see coach the Giants?

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    McAdoo, who was interviewed Tuesday, is considered a serious candidate for the top job , according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. He's been a coach for 25 years and is on the list of other teams with vacancies. Mara went on to say that he and general manager Jerry Reese will conduct the initial interviews with candidates. One of the rationales behind hiring a defensive- minded coach is that it would increase the chances that the Giants could retain offensive coordinator Ben ...
  • LeBron James anxious about Johnny Manziel as a person

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    The way things have been going, it wouldn't be at all surprising to see the Browns follow suit and release the troubled quarterback. This past weekend's reports are the latest in a recent series of events in which Manziel has put himself in a bad light.
  • Johnny Manziel Wants To Be A Dallas Cowboy

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    The only sad thing about Manziel not being able to speak to reporters is he'd probably say something about his whereabouts that would further the Manziel talk. Cleveland Browns fans know this is so typical of the team, who had a bad season this year, and are always looking forward to "next year". "If you spend some time with him, he's a likable guy.
  • UFC: Holm won't have to wait for Rousey before next bout

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    It will be a whole different fight the next time around". "If anybody can, he could", White explained. Whether you like it or not, Rousey's back. I want to be able to fight soon. Get her on daytime talk shows and making the late night rounds as well. She beat Marion Reneau at UFC Fight Night 72 by unanimous decision. But for the most part, with the new commission and the way things have been going, it's better than it's ever been.
  • Vikings coach: Adrian Peterson's back will not keep him out

    Vikings coach: Adrian Peterson's back will not keep him out

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    A Super Bowl battle of No. 6 seeds is not out of the question as Seahawks are as unsafe as any team on the NFC side. Seattle's 38-7 win over Vikings a month ago (essentially a shutout since Cordarrelle Patterson's kickoff return was the lone score) was no fluke.
  • Manziel wore disguise in Las Vegas

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    The Browns were unable to reach Manziel by phone on Sunday, according to Sports Illustrated . Manziel could be traded or cut in the offseason, so Monday may have been his last time inside Browns headquarters. ET, which would've been just three hours before he was supposed to meet with a member of the Browns medical staff. So we'll see how that works out and we'll see where it goes from there.
  • Astros' Jeff Bagwell awaits Baseball Hall of Fame vote

    Astros' Jeff Bagwell awaits Baseball Hall of Fame vote

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    He received less than the 75% that is needed to be elected to the Hall of Fame at 71.6% of the votes. Just 15 votes was the difference between joining his long-time Killer B teammate and longtime pal Craig Biggio and the feeling of rejection that the city of Houston feels right now.
  • Peyton Manning says Al Jazeera 'backpedaling' on doping report

    Peyton Manning says Al Jazeera 'backpedaling' on doping report

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    Manning's career in Indianapolis ended with his neck surgery in 2011, the same year Al Jazeera claims he received HGH from The Guyer Institute . The NFL collective bargaining agreement, ratified in 2011, banned HGH. The report cited Charlie Sly . It also includes subsequent video of Sly recanting his statements about Manning. In a YouTube statement given before the Al-Jazeera broadcast, Sly said Al-Jazeera recorded him without his knowledge or consent.
  • New England Patriots Playoff Future Uncertain

    New England Patriots Playoff Future Uncertain

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    However, the biggest boneheaded decision was keeping Tom Brady in the game. He walked gingerly as he left the postgame interview podium. Their last shot at the No. Cross your fins and fingers and toes and eyes, and let us hope the Miami Dolphins will get things corrected in the off-season and put the product we know that we have on the field next year.
  • Iran Accuses Saudi Arabia of Missile Attack on Its Embassy in Yemen

    Iran Accuses Saudi Arabia of Missile Attack on Its Embassy in Yemen

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    As Iranian diplomats from Riyadh and its consulate in Jeddah flew home Wednesday, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Saudi Arabia to stop confronting Iran. Saudi ambassador Abdallah al-Mouallimi had earlier urged the council to "take all appropriate measures to ensure the inviolability of diplomatic facilities and the protection of all Saudi diplomats in Iran".