• Chicago Bulls: 5 Reasons Why Offense Is Clicking

    Chicago Bulls: 5 Reasons Why Offense Is Clicking

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    The Celtics stayed in front the rest of the quarter and led 27-21 at the end of the first, paced by Olynyk's 10 points.NOTES: The Boston Celtics did not have coach Brad Stevens on the bench for their game. And Nikola Mirotic had a couple big plays before the half, along with Rose and then Butler finally getting going with an off-balance three-point play, a key point in the Bulls' 18-6 run that gave them a one-point halftime lead.
  • DeAngelo Williams Out vs Bengals

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    With Bell rehabbing a busted right knee and Williams still in a walking boot dealing with a bum right foot, Pittsburgh will turn to Toussaint and journeyman Jordan Todman to carry the bulk of the load. In the Week 14 tilt versus the Bengals, Williams galloped 76 yards on 23 carries and two scores. "You might play a little more to guys' strengths, but again I think they're both pretty well-rounded guys", Haley said.
  • Peyton Manning to Play in Denver Broncos Next Game?

    Peyton Manning to Play in Denver Broncos Next Game?

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    Peyton Manning will return as starting quarterback when the Denver Broncos launch their postseason campaign later this month, head coach Gary Kubiak confirmed Thursday. Yet, given the punishing defensive units in this year's playoff field, it's fair to presume the Broncos will have Manning on a short leash and any signs of further injury will result in Osweiler trotting out in relief.
  • Hoyer expected to start for Texans against Jags

    Hoyer expected to start for Texans against Jags

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    He also rushed for a score. Mettenberger managed to avert Tennessee's first-ever home shutout since moving from Houston on a 1-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Tre McBride with 1:31 left in the game . Tennessee (3-11) has been unable to properly protect prized rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota this season. T.J. Yates started the first game he missed, but tore the ACL in his left knee in the second quarter and was replaced by Brandon Weeden .
  • NFL Postseason Games Will be Available for Mobile Device Viewing

    NFL Postseason Games Will be Available for Mobile Device Viewing

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    Despite the Texans being at home, you have to fancy the Chiefs, who are carrying great momentum, having won their 10th consecutive game last Sunday at the Oakland Raiders. The Seahawks hit the postseason on the back of a series of blowout wins (save for a Week 16 blip against bogey team St Louis), including a Week 13 38-7 thumping of the Vikings in Minny.
  • Best of NBA: Mavericks blow out Stephen Curry-less Warriors

    Best of NBA: Mavericks blow out Stephen Curry-less Warriors

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    Golden State is listing him as day-to-day after an MRI revealed a bruise but no structural damage in his lower left leg. Golden State never recovered and suffered just their second loss of the season and dropped to 29-2, which is still the best record in the entire National Basketball Association.
  • Lynch to miss Seahawks' wild-card game at Minnesota

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    Vikings, by total score of 109-47... So let's break this down fact-or-fiction style to find out. "I grew up in Florida", Seattle wide receiver Doug Baldwin  said . Michael rushed for 102 yards against  Arizona  a week ago, and Brown scored a touchdown. Coach Pete Carroll declared Friday morning on a Seattle radio station that the star running back "will play" in the Seahawks' playoff opener Sunday at Minnesota.
  • Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey Rematch Postponed

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    Holm stunned the UFC community when she handed then-champion Rousey her first loss courtesy of a knockout at UFC 193 in Melbourne in November. On Tuesday, White changed course and said Holm will now defend her throne against a yet-to-be determined opponent before facing Rousey.
  • Lynch tells Seahawks he can't go against Vikings

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    Richard Sherman insists the freezing temperatures expected in the Seattle Seahawks' play-off game against the Minnesota Vikings will not affect playing conditions. Adrian Peterson has good reason to believe he is the best running back in the NFL after he won the league's rushing title this season. I got a little extra insulation.
  • National Basketball Association roundup: Bulls' Butler betters Jordan's mark

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    Chicago Bulls' Nikola Mirotic, left, grabs a rebound over Toronto Raptor's DeMarre Carroll, right, during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Sunday, Jan.3, 2016. You can miss Butler with all the MJ comparisons, though. Jonas Valanciunas is coming off his best game since returning from a broken bone in his left hand.
  • Some key numbers about the giant Powerball drawing

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    According to California Lottery officials, the victor of an $ 800 million jackpot could take home a lump-sum payment of $496 million. Before the next drawing on Saturday night, experts say the Powerball could top $1 billion. The largest jackpot in the US was on a Mega Millions draw on March 30, 2012, when the lucky owners of three tickets in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland split a staggering $656 million.
  • Donald Trump Responds to Terrorist Recruitment Video

    Donald Trump Responds to Terrorist Recruitment Video

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    Speaking to  CBS , Mr. Trump pointed out that he was not the only U.S. politician to have featured in terrorist recruitment materials. "We are not at war with Islam", he  said , adding that the USA needs "to defeat this narrative that allows them to recruit people".
  • Lakers GM is more concerned with Kobe's final year than player development

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    And, God willing, he's going to want to play every game and he's going to want to play a lot of minutes in every game, because that's just the way he is. Louis Williams scored a season-high 30 points (11-17 FG, 6-7 3 Pt, 7, rebounds, 4 assists) and Larry Nance Jr . Remember when DeAndre Jordan almost left the Los Angeles Clippers for the Dallas Mavericks? The team overall shot 45 percent from the field, including 36 percent from three which are both above their normal averages.
  • Former St. Louis Cardinals Exec Pleads Guilty To Cyber-Espionage Charges

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    No one else was charged. Correa, 35, worked for the Cardinals since 2009 under current Astros GM Jeff Luhnow. Cardinals' former director of baseball development confesses to accessing Houston Astros' computers without authorization. Correa admitted to accessing the accounts of three Houston Astros employees, including information about prospects, Astros scouting reports and trade discussions.
  • Marshawn Lynch to miss Seahawks' wild-card game at Minnesota

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    Moreover, the offense will have a big boost from running back Marshawn Lynch, who is expected to return on Sunday. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said: "It's great to be here right now". "So he's ready to go and we're anxious to see him fit in". The Seahawks released a statement late Friday saying Lynch did not make the trip for the Sunday game.
  • Leah Still motivates Cleveland Cavs' LeBron James

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    The fact the Wizards also screened an ill-conceived in-house promotional video in which fans dressed in Cavaliers jerseys said Wall should start over Irving in the All-Star Game next month - a nod to Wall's comments late last month that Irving's superior vote total, despite his injury, was a "joke" - undoubtedly provided a little extra fire, though Irving downplayed it after the game.
  • Zidane's first message to Real Madrid players

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    As reported by Goal.com , Pellegrini joked about his own dismissal at Real Madrid as he spoke about his time at the club and the relationship he shared with Florentino Perez. He added: "I think they are maybe looking for Hazard". But Zidane said: "You shouldn't make comparisons with me and Guardiola. I used to play with him and he is a legend in Real Madrid , I love Real Madrid so I hope he is successful there".
  • UFC champion Holly Holm to fight before Ronda Rousey rematch

    UFC champion Holly Holm to fight before Ronda Rousey rematch

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    Watching Rousey destroy her opponents is something we've become accustomed to. UFC star Ronda Rousey , who recently had a loss to Holly Holm in Australia that caused an alleged hard hit to Las Vegas' sports books is making a comeback to somewhat make you forget about her loss.
  • Louis van Gaal unfazed by Pep Guardiola's Premier League ambition

    Louis van Gaal unfazed by Pep Guardiola's Premier League ambition

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    Manchester United's 22-year old striker Will Keane has ended his loan spell at English championship side Preston North End prematurely according to their manager Simon Grayson. Van Gaal should know the difference between the brothers - he sold Michael to Burnley a year ago. It is widely believed that Pep Guardiola would prefer Manchester United to be his next destination, but the club have stated they aren't interested.
  • Manchester United transfer gossip: Bale could join Reds this month - Redknapp

    Manchester United transfer gossip: Bale could join Reds this month - Redknapp

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    New Madrid boss Zine dine Zidane confirmed that Bale was left "annoyed" by Benitez's sacking earlier this week but the French super-star insists he'll do all he can to make the attacker feel appreciated under his regime. "English football has lost a few of those to Spain in recent years and La Liga has so numerous world's top stars, our League would be better for it if he came back".
  • Possession 50% 50% 0 mins Norwich City Manchester City

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    Guardiola said this week he wanted to work in the Premier League and already has "several offers from England". "Maybe against Everton he didn't play very well but every player has better or worse games". City's Willy Caballero spoke about the two teams' previous meeting this season at the Etihad and how he thinks Norwich will provide City a stern test of their ability at home saying that he feels it'll be a "similar game" to the Premier League meeting - and Norwich will be "difficult to ...
  • NFL Wildcard Parlay - Seattle Seahawks vs Minnesota Vikings

    NFL Wildcard Parlay - Seattle Seahawks vs Minnesota Vikings

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    In fact, the Seahawks will have everyone but tight end Luke Willson back for Sunday . All three would have gone for touchdowns, but quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was unable to connect with his intended targets. Getting the scoring defense title was particularly important, but seemed unlikely going into the final week. "I think the memorable one is the semi-final, my very first year here against MidAmerica Nazarene", said USF Head Football Coach Jed Stugart.
  • Kevin Love the Cleveland Cavaliers X Factor

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    So this 89-83 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday at Oracle Arena was sweet revenge for the defending champion Golden State Warriors, right? "You have to knock down some shots against a team like [the Warriors]". Derrick Rose added 19 points, and Taj Gibson had 13 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bulls snap a three-game losing streak. "It's good to practice and get experience in that type of game as well where it's low scoring, getting stops, knocking down free throws and executing ...
  • Body-painted Ronda Rousey leaks first photos of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

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    However, the Internet was quick to decipher that the new hot babe for Sports Illustrated is none other than the UFC Women's champion Ronda Rousey , mainly because of the tattoo on her arm. In another report from MMA Fighting , Rousey will be the third prizefighter to host the said show, alongside former heavyweight champion George Foreman and former undisputed middleweight champion "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler.
  • Vikings, Seahawks to be outfitted in cold-weather gear on Sunday

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    For those attending Sunday morning's Wild Card matchup with the Seattle Seahawks, they'll need all the warmth they can get; according to Weather .com and AccuWeather, the forecast in Minneapolis calls for a high of 1℉, with a 10-15 miles per hour wind chill factor and a low of -9℉ at kickoff.
  • Seattle Seahawks: Keys to victory against the Vikings

    Seattle Seahawks: Keys to victory against the Vikings

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    They shouldn't be. The Vikings' staunch defense and dominant running game will remind the National Football League why they're the Kings in the North", Ellison said. There's been speculation that the frigid weather could give an edge to the home team because the Seahawks are accustomed to a milder climate (as Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman told The Seattle Times , "There's no simulating zero degrees"), but the bigger concern may be keeping the fans warm.
  • Peyton Manning to start for Denver Broncos in playoffs

    Peyton Manning to start for Denver Broncos in playoffs

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    He returned to action Sunday when he relieved Osweiler in the second half and led the Broncos to a 27-20 win over San Diego that secured the AFC's top seed. Kubiak's announcement of utilizing Manning, a quarterback familiar with the pressure of the playoffs, shouldn't have come as a surprise, but it also may not make Broncos fans feel any better about their odds.
  • Johnny Manziel's Vegas trip was more absurd than you thought

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    Apparently, Manziel introduced himself as "Billy" and stayed out until 3 a.m. When he requested a bill, Manziel asked for it to be camped because he didn't bring cash and didn't want to provide his card. The dual-threat quarterback, who ran for 108 yards in 11 carries and passed for another 136 yards during the loss, did not attend the game Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, who won the game, 28-12.