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That's the saddest statement I've ever read. Marrone was the obvious choice to take over as interim, as he was the only person with prior head coaching experience now with the team. There have been numerous sources that indicate Saints head coach Sean Payton will be one of 4-5 targeted options for the Jaguars to fill the opening.
  • Sanchez puts onus on Arsenal to end contract stand-off

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    The former Udinese star has been converted from wide man to forward under Arsene Wenger, and is now enjoying arguably his best run in his career after scoring twelve goals in fifteen appearances. "The level Sanchez is playing at now is not a shock to me at all, he is one of the top forwards in Europe and now everybody is seeing it", said Xavi.
  • Texans yank Osweiler after second interception

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    Houston remains tied with the Titans at 8-6 for the division lead, while the Colts are a game back at 7-7. But Houston controls its playoff future with a 5-0 mark in the division. The Texans cut the lead to five with a field goal in the third quarter. Lee dodged a couple of defenders before simply outrunning the rest of the Texans.
  • Russian boxer Povetkin fails doping test, loses title shot

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    Povetkin was scheduled to face Deontay Wilder in May, but that fight was also postponed after the Russian tested positive for meldonium. The positive test reported by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) was revealed by WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman on Saturday morning.
  • Another 1-handed catch by Odell Beckham Jr. helps Giants beat Lions

    Another 1-handed catch by Odell Beckham Jr. helps Giants beat Lions

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    Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes for the Giants . Paul Perkins dominated the ground game with 11 carries for 56 yards. Matthew Stafford wasted no time, finding Golden Tate deep down the right sideline for a 67-yard gain, but Zach Zenner fumbled the ball into the end zone on the next play.
  • Canadian woman among 7 killed in shootout in Jordan

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    Jordanian state television said four policemen, two Jordanian civilians and the Canadian woman were killed as gunmen fired at police in three areas. Two policemen were injured and the attackers fled in a vehicle, the statement said. After the attack, the Canadian embassy in Jordan tweeted a warning to Canadians, advising them against all travel to Karak until further notice. Petra said Sunday that security forces are "handling the situation", but gave no details.
  • Chelsea not unbeatable - Conte

    Chelsea not unbeatable - Conte

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    The Italian has guided the Blues to a flawless run of 10 wins from 10 in the league, helping to recover from a previous sticky spell that saw them slip down the table. "He is fit. Then I have to see if I decide to put Eden in the starting 11". To transfer what we are doing. Pardew said that the Blues" most important players, Eden Hazard and Diego Costa, were a "different proposition' as compared to last season , as was Cesc Fabregas.
  • Eric Dier isn't unhappy at Tottenham - Mauricio Pochettino

    Eric Dier isn't unhappy at Tottenham - Mauricio Pochettino

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    Dier has been linked with moves to rivals Chelsea and German giants Bayern Munich after reports suggested he was growing frustrated with his limited playing time. "Could he be captain one day?" "He never came to me to say that he was not happy to play in that or another position and for that reason, like before, we are talking about rumours and it's too hard to say things", the Argentine tactician added.
  • No timeframe for Karius return - Klopp

    No timeframe for Karius return - Klopp

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    They doubled their advantage in the 60th when Divock Origi put the finishing touch to a swift passing move to score for the fifth straight game in all competitions and Lallana wrapped up the points from close range. "Loris is not that fine [about being dropped] but it's a normal decision in football", said Klopp. Judging him in this moment makes no sense. But his manager's encouraging words left Karius seemingly unimpressed as he offered nothing but glaring stare as Simon Mignolet ...
  • Patriots claim Michael Floyd following Cardinals release

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    The 2012 first-round draft pick has 242 catches for 3,739 yards and 23 touchdowns in almost five seasons, but he was having the worst season of his career in 2016 with 33 receptions, 446 yards and four scores. As for Floyd being released in the first place, Fitzgerald said he sees Floyd as a family member. Floyd is scheduled to earn $1.2 million for the remainder of the regular season, and then would receive playoff shares that go to every player if he's on the Patriots roster in the postseason.
  • Mercedes won't announce Nico Rosberg replacement until January

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    Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes have an obligation to consult him on who should replace retired world champion Nico Rosberg as his Formula One team mate next season, but he will have no say in their ultimate decision. Whoever comes into Mercedes, Hamilton will be an interested observer. "It's important who we have in the second vehicle", he said in an interview with the UK's Channel 4 .
  • Paige VanZant is open to fighting Ronda Rousey

    Paige VanZant is open to fighting Ronda Rousey

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    On if she'll try to wrestle with VanZant: "If she wants to wrestle, that's fine". "She's a young girl who's been thrown into the limelight, and she just has this, "Yes I can" attitude about anything she puts her mind to". "I have opportunities that come up with my success, and if I'm passionate, I'm going to go for it". But she's also not one to get starry-eyed. VanZant has already scored significant wins over veterans like Felice Herrig and Rawlings, and knows a win over a world-class ...
  • Barcelona set to extend Suarez contract to 2021

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    Barcelona striker Lionel Messi expresses his delight at having signed a new long-term deal with the club and urges Lionel Messi to join him in committing his future. Suárez and Messi get along well on and off the pitch, and it's understood that renewal talks between Barcelona and Messi and his father will ramp up.
  • 'Alexis and Ozil after bonkers money, but Arsenal have to pay'

    'Alexis and Ozil after bonkers money, but Arsenal have to pay'

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    When then asked about bringing in new players, Miles said: "Obviously that's Arsene's domain, and it's in very safe hands". "Of course, we know talks are ongoing with certain players and certain contracts", he told BT Sport . With only 18 months of his current deal remaining, the Chile worldwide would have to be sold in the summer in order for Arsenal to protect their financial assets in the player.
  • Business heads of PepsiCo, Uber, Tesla to help Trump

    Business heads of PepsiCo, Uber, Tesla to help Trump

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    Those frequent meetings could be quite interesting, considering neither executive has had nice things to say about Trump . The president-elect is meeting Wednesday afternoon with leaders at the largest tech companies including Apple and Facebook.
  • Cesc Fabregas could be involved in swap deal

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    Since switching to a 3-4-3 formation, Fabregas has made just one appearance under Conte and Serie A giants Roma are the latest to be linked with a move for the 29-year-old. Virgil van Dijk is at the top of Chelsea's transfer wish list as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his defensive reinforcements for the remainder of the season, according to the Evening Standard .
  • Cris Cyborg erupts after UFC makes featherweight title fight without her

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    Adding to the pain of the snub of " Cyborg " is the fact that former boxing champion Holm has lost two consecutive fights since her stunning November 2015 second-round knockout of Ronda Rousey in Australia. She was then scheduled to fight Ashlee Evans-Smith in Germany but pulled out due to injury. "Now they have a girl who's 0-2 fighting for the belt just to disrespect me".
  • Chelsea's Oscar close to joining Chinese club Shanghai SIPG

    Chelsea's Oscar close to joining Chinese club Shanghai SIPG

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    Chelsea have reportedly agreed a stupefyingly large deal that will see Oscar depart for the Chinese Super League in January. "It's 90 per cent certain", he is quoted as telling SporTV . In this era of record-setting transfer fees it is usually Chelsea FC that does the record-breaking with their purchases of stars such as Fernando Torres or Diego Costa.
  • Jose Mourinho willing to sell any disgruntled Man United players

    Jose Mourinho willing to sell any disgruntled Man United players

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    Everton manager Ronald Koeman is keen to sign Schneiderlin, with whom he worked at Southampton, and take Dutch compatriot Depay on loan. "I am always open to listen to offers for every player". Eric Bailly may face another spell on the sidelines after the Manchester United defender appeared to aggravate his recently injured knee away to Crystal Palace on Wednesday.
  • Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man United beats Spurs 1-0

    Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man United beats Spurs 1-0

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    United brought a run of four successive home league draws to a timely halt on Sunday, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan's fine first-half strike securing a hard-fought 1-0 win against Tottenham, reeling in the top four a little. Pochettino will once again be without winger Erik Lamela, who remains in Argentina attending to his hospitalised brother, while striker Vincent Janssen has an ankle injury.
  • Liverpool star speaks out on the criticism of under-fire Loris Karius

    Liverpool star speaks out on the criticism of under-fire Loris Karius

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    And Mane believes Liverpool's goalkeeper has the quality to bounce back and has said the team are fully behind him. Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? "A few things are obvious, a few things are not". "Carragher responded with: ". weren't telling me to shut up when I got you out of that Tokyo nick in 2005", referring to when Hamann was arrested after some of the Liverpool players went out drinking following their defeat at the Club World Cup final.
  • GOP sweep in Louisiana finally brings an end to 2016 election season

    GOP sweep in Louisiana finally brings an end to 2016 election season

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    CNN projects Republican John Kennedy has won Saturday's US Senate runoff election in Louisiana. The Bossier Parish rancher who served in the state Senate 27 years before winning his PSC seat echoed numerous populist messages elevated by Trump, but Louisiana voters weren't willing to send a Democrat to the U.S.
  • Lousiville's Lamar Jackson wins Heisman Trophy

    Lousiville's Lamar Jackson wins Heisman Trophy

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    Jackson threw for 3,390 yards with 30 touchdowns and nine interceptions for the Cardinals. Jackson became the seventh of 82 Heisman Trophy winners whose team lost its final two games before the trophy was awarded. The major knock against Jackson was his performance in the final two games of the season as Louisville played itself right out of a College Football Playoff berth.
  • Cowboys returner Whitehead out vs Giants for rules violation

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    A rookie quarterback losing in his first-ever game is not a surprise or even much of a disappointment. "It's a bad feeling but it gets you resettled, gets you back right", said Prescott, who has made Tony Romo's return from injury basically a non-headline so far.
  • NFL star's killer guilty of manslaughter, not murder

    NFL star's killer guilty of manslaughter, not murder

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    Hayes was convicted of manslaughter Sunday, Dec. 11, in the fatal shooting of Will Smith. "My client was not the aggressor", Fuller said in a court appearance in April, The Times-Picayune reported. His vehicle had initially made contact with Hayes's in a New Orleans neighborhood, and Hayes returned the favor a few blocks later, then ended a confrontation by shooting Smith eight times, seven in the back.
  • Woods to play 2017 PGA Tour event at Riviera

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    And now the former world No 1 will be back on the PGA Tour when he plays the Genesis Open, which will be played at Riviera Country Club from February 13-19 and benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation. Of course, this may not be the next time we see Woods compete. Day has yet to announce which tournament will be his first of 2017. One of the longest-running events on the PGA Tour, the tournament celebrated its 90th year in 2016, with Bubba Watson winning for the second time.
  • Wakey-wakey! Real Madrid hit Japan at sunrise

    Wakey-wakey! Real Madrid hit Japan at sunrise

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    Madrid-Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos produced more late drama by powering home a stoppage-time victor to beat Deportivo la Coruna 3-2 as the European champions set a new club record of 35 games unbeaten in all competitions. We have good people, who are professionals and know what they are doing", Zidane continued. Madrid hasn't lost since April at Wolfsburg in the quarterfinals of last season's Champions League.
  • Perry to Meet with Trump Again Amid Energy Secretary Rumors

    Perry to Meet with Trump Again Amid Energy Secretary Rumors

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    If Trump picks any of the four, he will break tradition by not putting scientists at the top of the Energy Department. Joe Manchin, a Democrat from coal-rich West Virginia, who has also been mentioned as a potential choice to lead the Energy Department, and U.S.
  • Ronaldo wins fourth Ballon d'Or award

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    Messi, meanwhile couldn't retain the award he won previous year despite guiding Barcelona to another domestic league and cup double in 2015-16, scoring 41 goals in all competitions. In 2010-15, it also featured votes from national team captains and managers. "I feel so proud and happy". 13 - He netted 13 times in as many games for Portugal in 2016 - his best goalscoring year at worldwide level.
  • Republican John Kennedy wins Louisiana Senate race in runoff

    Republican John Kennedy wins Louisiana Senate race in runoff

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    Though Campbell did not receive very much support from the Democratic party, due to his low polling figures, the candidate ultimately raised more money in donations than Kennedy, thanks to grassroots support from Democrats and endorsements from such celebrities as Patton Oswalt, John Leguizamo and Rosie O'Donnell.