• Brian Dawkins Is A Semifinalist For The Pro Football Hall Of Fame
Brian Dawkins Is A Semifinalist For The Pro Football Hall Of Fame

The list of semifinalist was chosen from a group of 108 nominees. The Hall's 48 selectors, composed of writers, broadcasters and ex-players, will vote once more next month to reduce the list of 27 to 15 modern-era finalists , then meet on February 3, the day before Super Bowl LII, to discuss each of the finalists and select the 2018 class.

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  • Jerry Jones backs off litigation threat over Roger Goodell
Jerry Jones backs off litigation threat over Roger Goodell

This time, Jones' request was to hold another vote on the extension, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Jones told USA Today that he believes there have been "material changes" since he voted to allow the compensation committee to handle negotiations and that the situation should be reevaluated by all National Football League own...

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  • MLB, Japanese League Agree to Extend Posting System for Ohtani Sweepstakes
MLB, Japanese League Agree to Extend Posting System for Ohtani Sweepstakes

The new deal, which will go into effect after the 2018 season if it is ratified by owners, states that Japanese teams will receive a percentage of the contract a departing player signs with an Major League Baseball team. The players' association wanted that provision eliminated and also desired the shorter posting period. The union wants to wrap th...

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  • FA left us in the dark over Jones' injections, says angry Mourinho
FA left us in the dark over Jones' injections, says angry Mourinho

The Armenia star had been ever-present in the Premier League until the visit of Rafa Benitez's men to Old Trafford, a game for which he did not even make the matchday squad. Mourinho confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will start on the bench against Basle on Wednesday night after making his comeback from a cruciate ligament injury in Saturday's ...

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  • Sevilla coach Berizzo diagnosed with prostate cancer
Sevilla coach Berizzo diagnosed with prostate cancer

Sevilla have confirmed their head coach has been diagnosed with cancer after coming from 3-0 down to draw with Liverpool in the Champions League . After the final whistle on Tuesday, Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega spoke of how Berizzo had inspired their performance and said the coach could rely on the total support of his players.

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  • Australian Open 2018 to use 25-second shot clock
Australian Open 2018 to use 25-second shot clock

The first of which will be a strict shot clock at the Australian Open , in Melbourne, next year. Rather than being left to the discretion of the umpire, however, an electronic shot clock will tick down in the corner of the court, as was the case at this month's Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan.

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  • Vikings' Case Keenum playing with big ... fortitude, Mike Zimmer says
Vikings' Case Keenum playing with big ... fortitude, Mike Zimmer says

He has 12 touchdown passes and just four interceptions, and a rating of 93.7. "I'm going to keep doing what I do every week, and keep answering the same questions and just keep getting ready to play". Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer has shared many stories about his former players in Dallas. Keenum's completion percentage (65.7), to...

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  • Jamie Carragher tips Liverpool's Mohamed Salah to score 25 goals this season
Jamie Carragher tips Liverpool's Mohamed Salah to score 25 goals this season

And Riise took to social media to hail the forward who has scored a goal in every 104 minutes in the league. The Belgium global continued his development at the German club before he eventually signed for Chelsea's Premier League rivals Manchester City in August 2015.

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  • Man Utd defender Smalling blasts Southgate for England snub
Man Utd defender Smalling blasts Southgate for England snub

Smalling though has hit back at Southgate and says he would not be at Manchester United if he didn't possess a full range of abilities. Liverpool defender Joe Gomez, Michael Keane and Gary Cahill were also selected ahead of Smalling. "With United there is always limelight on it and there's always going to be that pressure, no matter what the game...

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  • Justin Verlander, Eminem hang out back stage at Saturday Night Live
Justin Verlander, Eminem hang out back stage at Saturday Night Live

Eminem and Grey performed the song live for the first time during the MTV European Music Awards last Sunday. This weekend the Detroit native took his talents to the stages of " SNL " for a special performance. Eminem surprises fans at Little Caesars Arena Wednesday night during the Detroit Pistons home opener. Marking his seventh appearance on th...

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  • Marrone tackles ball boy, sparks melee late in FFA Cup final
Marrone tackles ball boy, sparks melee late in FFA Cup final

The Sky Blues and Adelaide United couldn't be separated in normal time after Nikola Mileusnic cancelled out Milos Nikovic opener, with the game heading to extra time to determine who would take home the FFA Cup Trophy. "I'm so proud of the boys", Arnold said. "I'm happy for my team - we score the second goal and win". The extra-time incident occu...

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  • Arsenal defender Monreal adamant Ozil and Sanchez going nowhere
Arsenal defender Monreal adamant Ozil and Sanchez going nowhere

Mesut Ozil has been considered to be one of the best playmakers in the world for several years now, with the player proving himself to be a key figure for Arsenal as well as Germany . 'I can't say much about it. The 18-year-old played 22 minutes of Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Red Star Belgrade in their last European outing but will be hoping...

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  • Clemson LB Is A Butkus Award Finalist
Clemson LB Is A Butkus Award Finalist

Roquan Smith's growing list of award honors this season now includes this: Butkus Award finalist. Most consider Tremaine Edmunds one of America's best linebackers and earlier this season, he was named a semifinalist for the Butkus Award , which is given to the best linebacker in the country.

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  • Conte set to rotate, has 'faith' in Chelsea squad
Conte set to rotate, has 'faith' in Chelsea squad

Chelsea , now nine points off the title pace, faced a similarly swift turnaround back in September when they played Manchester City shortly after an away win against Atletico Madrid , with the dominant top-flight leaders having hosted Shakhtar Donetsk the night before.

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  • Gabby Douglas Releases New Statement on Abuse Allegations Against Larry Nassar
Gabby Douglas Releases New Statement on Abuse Allegations Against Larry Nassar

In a lengthy statement posted to Instagram , Douglas apologized to her teammate Aly Raisman for suggesting last week that she perhaps wouldn't have been abused by Nassar if she didn't dress in a "provocative" way. "First, I want to reiterate my apology for responding the way I did to a comment that one of my teammates posted", Douglas said in he...

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  • Ray Allen alleges he was catfished after being accused of stalking man
Ray Allen alleges he was catfished after being accused of stalking man

But now, the 42-year-old former two-time champion is claiming that he was the target of an elaborate catfishing scheme, in which a man allegedly pretended to be several attractive women. "Coleman not only posted about these things, he would actually post while physically located inside Ray's wife's restaurant in Orlando". Mr. Coleman, who had becom...

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  • Jason Derulo Confirmed For Lions vs. Vikings Halftime Show On Thanksgiving
Jason Derulo Confirmed For Lions vs. Vikings Halftime Show On Thanksgiving

We're forced to agree with Caldwell and have faith these Lions can pull out a win. "This is a tough team to handle and so we really got to be good up front in terms of our techniques and fundamentals". Minnesota defensive ends Everson Griffen (10.0) and Danielle Hunter (5.0) have combined for 15 sacks this season, including three of the six the...

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  • Big 12 issues public reprimand of Baker Mayfield, 4 KU players
Big 12 issues public reprimand of Baker Mayfield, 4 KU players

I think what we're setting forth here is going to provide Baker an opportunity do that. West Virginia is expected to be without starting quarterback Will Grier, who suffered a finger injury on Saturday. We read this book ("How Successful People Lead") and we go over what it means and what it is to be a true leader, and he's already educated us on...

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  • Reeling Raiders fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr
Reeling Raiders fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr

The firing comes after future Hall of Famer Tom Brady and the New England Patriots offense carved up the defense, something that has become a familiar scene for Raider Nation. They finished last season having allowed 6,001 yards, also 26th in the league.? He was the linebackers coach for the Seattle Seahawks for four seasons before joining Oakl...

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  • Ange Postecoglou steps down as Australia boss ahead of World Cup
Ange Postecoglou steps down as Australia boss ahead of World Cup

I've often said to them when you make a choice in this country to play football. you're choosing the hardest possible road and that takes courage, and that's why I love coaching Australian players. but it doesn't necessarily guarantee that we will be able to appoint an Australian". Gallop refused to speculate on who would take over from Postecogl...

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  • No One Expects Us To Beat Tottenham Hotspur, Dortmund Coach Admits
No One Expects Us To Beat Tottenham Hotspur, Dortmund Coach Admits

Tottenham drew with the Spanish champion in Madrid, then won the return fixture in London. Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris added: "We knew they are not in their best form but this is Dortmund". But Aubameyang, forced to sit out Dortmund's Bundesliga loss at VfB Stuttgart on Friday after he was suspended by his club over disciplinary issues, did ...

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  • SPOTTED: What Ibrahimovic Said To Lukaku vs Newcastle
SPOTTED: What Ibrahimovic Said To Lukaku vs Newcastle

The former Sweden worldwide is one of the team's leaders; a huge influence inside the dressing room and the man that every member of the squad looks up to. The Spaniard said: "I didn't play against him, it was my team playing against Manchester United ". Bellamy agreed with his former Liverpool teammate.

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  • The Warriors really had an eye on Joel Embiid's trash talking
The Warriors really had an eye on Joel Embiid's trash talking

Philadelphia hit 51.8 percent of its field-goal attempts. They surrendered a lead by the middle of the first quarter and never regained it. Snyder is also paying close attention to Ben Simmons and putting a heavy emphasis on slowing the offense Simmons creates in transition.

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  • Kevin Hart announces birth of baby boy Kenzo Kash
Kevin Hart announces birth of baby boy Kenzo Kash

He is Healthy & already smiling. Earlier this year, NY rapper 50 Cent said Kevin's publicized alleged cheating scandal would ultimately lead to new comedy content. In September, Hart took to Instagram to apologize to his pregnant wife and family for what he described as a "bad error in judgment". Hart already shares 12-year-old ...

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  • Morgan Letter Urges Voters To Keep PED Users Out Of HOF
Morgan Letter Urges Voters To Keep PED Users Out Of HOF

Morgan writes that steroid users cheated and don't belong in Cooperstown. Morgan said the possibility of steroid users getting elected might prompt some veterans to action. But as the electorate gets younger the percentages have changed slightly, and both Bonds and Clemens attracted more than 50 percent of the vote a year ago.

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