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She reportedly raked in $3 million for fighting on Friday night - and that's not including the pay-per-view cut she's going to get. It was her first career defeat. Rousey's loss at UFC 207 is the quickest knockout defeat of her career. "I don't know what is wrong with this girl, I'm gonna be honest with you", Nunes told reporters this week.
  • Bengals coach Marvin Lewis says he will return in 2017

    Bengals coach Marvin Lewis says he will return in 2017

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    Cincinnati will play host to division rival Baltimore in their season finale this Sunday. While fans have become disenchanted with the lack of playoff success (0-7), there is no arguing that Lewis has been a net positive for a Cincinnati franchise that was lost at sea before he entered the picture.
  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp shoots down interest in Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

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    Indeed, Mane can play a number of positions across the frontline, while summer signing Georginio Wijnaldum was mainly used as a No. 10 at Newcastle United but has thrived in a central-midfield role during his first season at Liverpool . The England worldwide has once again found it hard to establish himself as a first team regular with Arsenal this season. Chamberlain has the most blatant example - Theo Walcott - on the very same team as him.
  • Five Kansas City Chiefs To Play Vs Chargers

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    STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Rematch of season opener, when Chiefs rallied from 27-10 deficit in fourth quarter to win 33-27 in OT. The Chiefs' defense took care of the rest to make it a festive night for their fans. "The guys did this". "I don't know what to expect Sunday", Rivers said. In a quarterback transition this season, Trevor Siemian mostly exceeded expectations as a first-year starter but ultimately fell short of guiding the Broncos to their sixth consecutive playoff appearance.
  • Run-out opens door for S. Africa in first Sri Lanka Test

    Run-out opens door for S. Africa in first Sri Lanka Test

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    Sri Lanka openers Dimuth Karunaratne (43) and Kaushal Silva (48) got them off to a cautious start of 16 for naught in the first 10 overs. South Africa had to work for its wickets but was given a double boost near the end of the day. A loose shot from Dinesh Chandimal gave Maharaj his second wicket but Mathews (58no) battled through to his half-century and Dhananjaya de Silva (9no) stuck with him to ensure South Africa's push for victory goes into a fifth day.
  • UFC 207: Amanda Nunes Says She'll Retire Ronda Rousey Friday Night

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    White, who also confirmed that tomorrow night's event will be the last to feature veteran commentator Mike Goldberg, insisted that Rousey won't be allowed to skip her media obligations for any future events: "No". Physically, the former Olympic medalist is always in peak condition and she appears to be stronger than ever. The once-dominant fighter is getting a repreive from interviews, something nearly never afforded in combat sports, which rely on pre-fight promotion.
  • Boulder County coroner says Rashaan Salaam shot himself in head

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    The death of former Heisman Trophy victor Rashaan Salaam was officially ruled a suicide, according to an autopsy report. It was also noted in the coroner's report that Salaam's family was offered the chance to test him for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, before the autopsy, but the family declined.
  • BYU coaching legend LaVell Edwards passes away at age 86

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    Beginning with an 11-1 season in 1979, the Cougars won double-digit games in six of the next seven seasons including 1984 and an 11-3 follow-up year in 1985 that ended with a trip to the Citrus Bowl against Ohio State. Marc Wilson , Jim McMahon and Steve Young quarterbacked high-scoring offenses for Edwards from the 1970s into the '80s. As Edwards guided Brigham Young football program to heights never before reached, he turned it into one of the nation's most fertile programs for passing ...
  • Mark Nicholas taken back to hospital after second health scare

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    It's as yet unclear what the medical issue is, but Nicholas was "visibly struggling and sweating profusely" according to the Herald Sun . "During a break today, Mark Nicholas had some abdominal pains", she said. Channel Nine commentator Mark Nicholas (L) has been hospitalised twice during the MCG test between Australia and Pakistan. "He wants to thank everyone again for their kind wishes and continued support".
  • Ryan Giggs in the frame to take over at Swansea

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    Had to dump it on air but when @JimWhite asked Bob how he feels right now, he responded: "I'm pissed off". "He is a good man; a good person who gave everything to the job". Unfortunately, in the cutthroat world of the Premier League, those 11 matches will be the mark he leaves in the English top flight. The 58-year-old was ridiculed for his use of Americanisms and after he referred to a penalty kick as "PK" and playing away from home as a "road game" in the wake of a 3-0 defeat at ...
  • Ronda Rousey health fears: Ex reveals concerns ahead of Amanda Nunes fight

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    In a mid-December interview with ESPN.com , Rousey explained why she chose to have a media blackout. "Really competitive people, when they lose, they're all 'I want to get back in and do it again, do it again, do it again and prove I can get better .' I'm not saying that's always a wise decision but typical some people who lose, they want to fight, go back in there and get their redemption".
  • Derek Carr seems kind of upset with TMZ after undergoing surgery

    Derek Carr seems kind of upset with TMZ after undergoing surgery

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    The Raiders have not provided a timetable for Carr's return, but ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the 25-year-old will be out for six to eight weeks . December 28, 2016#Raiders QB Derek Carr's surgery went very well & full recovery is expected. "Nobody in this room knew I was going to play this game".
  • Russian Federation admits to large-scale sports doping scheme - maybe

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    The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Independent Commission, chaired by Canadian sports law professor Richard McLaren , conducted an investigation into the doping allegations in Russian sports and eventually came up with two parts to his report , the first delivered in July and the second in early December.
  • Doug Martin was suspended for PED violation

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    Martin was benched in Week 16 due to a coach's decision and Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter said that Martin would not play in the regular season finale against the Carolina Panthers . The Bucs entered last Saturday's game with a real shot of making the playoffs, and they still have a very remote hope of making it. In past weeks, Koetter has pointed out the danger in just looking at that statistic, noting a number of goal line situations where Martin showed the power and form that landed him a ...
  • Long-time UConn coach Randy Edsall returning to coach the Huskies

    Long-time UConn coach Randy Edsall returning to coach the Huskies

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    CT hired Randy Edsall to lead its football program for the second time on Wednesday, according to various media reports . But he's also the same Randy Edsall who walked out on the program after the biggest game in school history. "I completely understand and respect that there are loyal fans, supporters and former players that still have not forgotten and it will take time to forgive", he said.
  • Spurs come from behind to batter Southampton

    Spurs come from behind to batter Southampton

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    Kane also blazed a penalty kick over the bar after an incident that saw Southampton's Nathan Redmond sent off at the start of the second half. If Southampton were all pace and penetration, Tottenham were more patient and precise and i n the 19th minute, it paid dividends.
  • Boston College holds off Maryland in Quick Lane Bowl

    Boston College holds off Maryland in Quick Lane Bowl

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    Likewise, Maryland previously disappeared against elite run defenses - it combined for six total points against MI and Ohio State - but impressed against Boston College . The Terrapins also scored touchdowns of 62, 30, 63 and 52 yards. That gave way to a defensive stalemate for much of the rest of the afternoon. On fourth and one, Hills bobbled the snap but still found a way to make a pitch to senior running back Kenny Goins Jr., who stumbled short of the yard marker.
  • Bills fire coach Rex Ryan ahead of last game of season

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    Buffalo is 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games in NY. The Ajayi run occurred on the first play of Miami's possession there, and the game ended moments later on a Dolphins field goal. "His defense and the way he coached it was great, but his defense was a little much for the athletes that we have.Over the years that I have been here, there were just so many coaching changes".
  • Steelers Eliminate Ravens from Playoff Contention

    Steelers Eliminate Ravens from Playoff Contention

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    The Super Bowl is an attainable goal for the Steelers. The Steelers are assured of the third seed when the playoffs begin on January 7 regardless of what happens against the Browns (1-14). The Ravens fell short of their goals. "It looks easy when he does it, but that's really a hard play". They scored 34 points each in wins over the New York Jets and Buffalo the last two weeks, with Moore compiling six touchdowns and two interceptions in those games.
  • Eagles Won't See Tony Romo in Season Finale Vs. Cowboys

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    In the Cowboys' overtime win against the Eagles on October 30, Prescott completed 19 of 39 passing attempts for 287 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. After the 42-21 victory, Jones said the team did not play Romo because it was not worth the risk, according to ESPN's Jean Jacques Taylor . He expanded on the comments shortly after, noting that Prescott's continued maturation outweighed trying to shake any potential rust for Romo, who hasn't played since a preseason injury put ...
  • Wenger replies critics, says he is immune to excessive reactions

    Wenger replies critics, says he is immune to excessive reactions

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    The fact that Wenger is able to use an established global so sparingly is one reason why Pulis regards Arsenal as potentially strong challengers to leaders Chelsea in the second half of the season. Wenger has made it clear that his future is not tied to the future of his players. "But they have the South American temper, you know and that can sometimes happen", he told reporters.
  • Miami Dolphins: Big win in overtime thriller

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    First, the 2008 Dolphins clinched the AFC East title (and Miami's first postseason appearance in seven years) by beating Brett Favre and the Jets 24-17 at the Meadowlands on December 28. A Miami win and a Kansas City loss to San Diego means the Dolphins get the 5-seed. Miami isn't concerned about the 5th our 6th seed possibilities. Such a result could have a major impact on Miami's first round chances.
  • Martin Del Potro ruled out of Australian Open

    Martin Del Potro ruled out of Australian Open

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    Juan Martin del Potro has chose to miss the Australian Open in order to provide himself with more preparation time for the remainder of the season. He began the year ranked 1,042 but ended the season inside the top 40. In other tennis news Saturday, American Madison Keys confirmed she will miss the Australian Open with a minor wrist injury.
  • Mississippi State, Miami excited to be in St. Petersburg

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    Pete Bowl between Miami (OH) and Mississippi State resembled America's pastime in pacing and point quantity for the first half of the proceedings. ABOUT MISSISSIPPI STATE (5-7 SU, 5-7 ATS, 7-5 OU): Senior Fred Ross is Fitzgerald's top target with 68 receptions for 873 yards and 12 touchdowns while junior Donald Gray has also contributed with 39 catches and 691 yards to go along with five scores.
  • Washington Redskins at Chicago Bears

    Washington Redskins at Chicago Bears

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    Matt Barkley's pattern of calming down and putting the pedal down in second halves of games came to an appalling end Saturday. The Redskins are still in the playoff picture, but need some help from Tampa Bay, Detroit, and Green Bay. The loss for Chicago marks the seventh-straight to the Redskins, dating back to 2004. Barkley threw five interceptions on Saturday, and a total of eight in the last two games.
  • Mourinho hints Ibrahimovic will end his career at Man Utd

    Mourinho hints Ibrahimovic will end his career at Man Utd

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    The Armenian produced an audacious flick with the back of his right foot to send home Zlatan Ibrahimovic's right-flank cross in the 86th minute of United's 3-1 win over Sunderland on Boxing Day. "We actually offered him a bigger deal than Real Madrid but Gareth had his mind made up". "I'm not really surprised [by his form] because he's a very intelligent guy, a very proud man.
  • Arsene Wenger: Fan Reactions 'Don't Bother' Arsenal Boss

    Arsene Wenger: Fan Reactions 'Don't Bother' Arsenal Boss

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    Dealing with the layers of pressure - ranging from what a player puts on himself to what they sense from the crowd or the torrents that assail them on social media - is not always easy for the modern footballer. "I'm not immune to critics", he added. "We kept going and in the end, when we couldn't make a the difference on the ground we did it in the air with maybe the only player in our team who can do that", Wenger said.
  • Hull 0 Manchester City 3: Yaya Toure's resurgence continues under Pep Guardiola

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    Andy Robertson was Hull's culprit, rashly lunging at Raheem Sterling and blatantly tripping the England forward to present Touré, who spent the opening months of the season out of favour with his manager, with the opportunity to convert. Iheanacho added the second as he finished off a slick move involving De Bruyne and Silva from close range. STARSPORT take you through the most expensive central defenders of all time following John Stones' £47.5m deal with Manchester City .
  • Dontari Poe's offensive role expands to throwing TD pass

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    Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe became the heaviest player to ever throw an National Football League touchdown on Sunday night and he did it in style. "There's no division. That's battling and that's part of football", Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said . This season, Kelce has caught 84 passes for 1,117 yards and four touchdowns in 15 games.
  • Arizona Cardinals beat Seahawks in Seattle in 34-31 win

    Arizona Cardinals beat Seahawks in Seattle in 34-31 win

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    Lockett sustained his injury while attempting to catch a touchdown. The Seahawks have had one of the more sound special-teams units in the NFL in recent seasons, and Hauschka has statistically been one of the most accurate kickers in league history.