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School district to name stadium for Heisman victor Burrow

School district to name stadium for Heisman victor Burrow

A record-breaking season with a Heisman Trophy certainly helped. "In recognition of Mr. Burrow's accomplishments, the Athens City School District Board of Education does hereby direct the Superinten...

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Ex-Jets OL Winston Hill named Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist

Ex-Jets OL Winston Hill named Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist

Nearly 300 Centennial Slate candidates this week was whittled down to eight Coaches, 10 Contributors and 20 Seniors finalists by a special Blue-Ribbon panel "comprised of many members of the overall ...

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Giants QB Jones will start Sunday against the Redskins

This was also a sentimental victory as it was likely Eli Manning's final home start of his career or at least in a Giants jersey. The Giants had started Manning over the last few weeks, getting fo...

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Van Riemsdyk scores two, Flyers rout Eichel-less Sabres

Eichel did not seem to have any limitations and centered the team's top line during drills. Buffalo Sabres fans received some unwanted news ahead of Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Flyer...

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Aaron Hernandez: Documentary on ex-Patriots star, murderer headed to Netflix

Aaron Hernandez: Documentary on ex-Patriots star, murderer headed to Netflix

The trailer doesn't show much - we hear an automated voice say, "Hello, this is a pre-paid collect call from", and then we hear Hernandez's voice say, "Aaron". But in 2013, fresh off of a newly inke...

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Vikings clinch playoff spot with Rams' heartbreaking loss to 49ers

Vikings clinch playoff spot with Rams' heartbreaking loss to 49ers

It would then go to conference record, which is where the problem lies for the Saints. Even without a top-two seed, the Saints will still have a good shot at making the Super Bowl. Bottom line: this...

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Steelers' Smith-Schuster hopeful to play vs. Jets

Steelers' Smith-Schuster hopeful to play vs. Jets

The Steelers missed the playoffs in 2018 in part because of Bell's absence, something the fans may remember when they see Bell take the field Sunday. Now, with the Steelers leading the league in sac...

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National Basketball Association proposal includes 78-game season, tourney, reseeding

National Basketball Association proposal includes 78-game season, tourney, reseeding

The group stage and knockout round would take place in November and December. "I'm a traditionalist", said Blazers coach Terry Stotts when asked about whether the National Basketball Association r...

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Perry leads Australian sweep of top ICC women's awards

Perry leads Australian sweep of top ICC women's awards

Perry got the award for a dominant year in Tests and ODIs that included being named player of the series when Australia defended the Ashes on English soil in July. Surprisingly, captain Bismah Maroof,...

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Pat Cummins to Sheldon Cottrell: Five costliest players in IPL 2020 auction

Pat Cummins to Sheldon Cottrell: Five costliest players in IPL 2020 auction

Dada revealed the reason behind Cummins' massive price in the auction. The 37-year-old is a veteran of IPL title victor with his two previous sides Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders and...

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Sooners prepare to take on LSU without dominant defenders

Sooners prepare to take on LSU without dominant defenders

Earlier Wednesday, it was reported that No. 4 Oklahoma would reportedly be without a few key contributors in the Peach Bowl against No. 1 LSU . Perkins, a sophomore from St. Through Clemson's final ...

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National Football League teams that must win in Week 16

National Football League teams that must win in Week 16

The order of operations for New England has been pretty straightforward in the past: win the AFC East, get a first-round bye, and get home field throughout the playoffs. With a win over Dallas, Phil...

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Ferguson stays in interim charge of Everton for Arsenal match

Ferguson stays in interim charge of Everton for Arsenal match

Everton consider appointing Ancelotti, a three-time Champions League victor, a game-changer and he will be rewarded with a long-term contract with his son Davide as assistant. Ancelotti was sacked ...

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Tottenham vs Chelsea, Premier League

Tottenham vs Chelsea, Premier League

It teases to be an intriguing spectable, and former Arsenal striker Nicholas believes Spurs have to be wary of three Chelsea players in particular. Predicting a 2-2 draw, he said ( Sky Sports ): "...

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Manchester United closing in on first January signing

Manchester United closing in on first January signing

Dutch super-agent Mino Raiola has insisted that Manchester United are in an urgent need of a sporting director to progress. Manchester United are now hopeful of obtaining a Raiola client in Erl...

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Hand gestures at Army-Navy game not racist, investigation concludes

Hand gestures at Army-Navy game not racist, investigation concludes

James McConville, chief of staff of the Army. The symbol has been co-opted by white supremacists recently and is sometimes used to convey the sentiment "white power", due to the fingers forming the ge...

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IPL auction 2020: Ganguly reveals why Cummins was most expensive

With a base price of INR 2 crore, Cummins was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a gargantuan INR 15.5 crore after intense contests with Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore . His Aust...

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Gary Lineker gives verdict on Liverpool FC without Virgil van Dijk

Gary Lineker gives verdict on Liverpool FC without Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool and Flamengo were given byes into the semifinals and started as pre-tournament favourites. Liverpool's Brazilian goalkeeper, Alisson Becker said: "We are making this big for ourselves...

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Steelers' Kelly arrested for threats in bar incident

Steelers' Kelly arrested for threats in bar incident

Steelers safety Kameron Kelly was arrested outside a bar in Pittsburgh's South Side early Friday morning on two counts of making terroristic threats and one count of resisting arrest. Pittsburgh pol...

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Paul Pogba may have played his last game for Manchester United

Paul Pogba may have played his last game for Manchester United

Paul Pogba wants to stay at Manchester United , where he feels at "home", his agent Mino Raiola has told the Daily Telegraph . Pressed that the player's injury seems have caused a particularly lon...

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Arsenal chief Raul Sanllehi explains why Mikel Arteta beat rivals to job

Arsenal chief Raul Sanllehi explains why Mikel Arteta beat rivals to job

He joined City's coaching staff in 2016 and will now embark on his first managerial post at his old club. 'It's not easy because the position right now is not the best but with the many, many points...

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Herbert, Rankin lead Australian PGA at 5 under; Scott 3 back

Herbert, Rankin lead Australian PGA at 5 under; Scott 3 back

Herbert went on birdie-birdie-eagle in calm weather to start his lap before a run of three bogeys. The Australian group were just one clear of a set of five players such as New Zealander Ryan Chisna...

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Arteta leaves Man City for top job at Arsenal

Arteta leaves Man City for top job at Arsenal

However, Arteta insists nothing but challenging for silverware is good enough for a club of Arsenal's standing, and outlined his intentions to have the club challenging for trophies in the near fu...

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Shocking: Chavez blows weight, loses $1 million

Shocking: Chavez blows weight, loses $1 million

Chavez won a court-ordered temporary restraining order that forced the Nevada State Athletic Commission to lift his suspension for refusing a random drug test in October and paved the way for him to o...

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South Africa v England: Proteas name six uncapped players in squad

South Africa v England: Proteas name six uncapped players in squad

The selectors also named an 11-man A squad that will engage with the England side in a three-day tour match from December 20 to 22. The two sides will clash at the SuperSport Park in the inaugural T...

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West Indies' legend batsman Basil Butcher passes away

West Indies' legend batsman Basil Butcher passes away

Butcher had made his debut against India and played 44 Tests till 1969. Cricket West Indies would like to extend honest condolences to Basil's wife, Valerie Pamela Butcher, children Brian, Bruce, Basi...

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Janoris Jenkins again bungles apology for using offensive term

Janoris Jenkins again bungles apology for using offensive term

The 31-year-old Jenkins was waived by the Giants on December 13 after several incidents, most recently an interaction with a critic on social media in which Jenkins referred to the person as "a reta...

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Arsenal to pay $2.5m for Arteta; Man City unhappy about pursuit

Arsenal to pay $2.5m for Arteta; Man City unhappy about pursuit

The Gunners fuelled speculation of an imminent announcement of Unai Emery's permanent successor by postponing Thursday afternoon's scheduled press conference. Arteta was alongside Guardiola yester...

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Guardiola expects quick decision on Arteta over Arsenal move

Guardiola expects quick decision on Arteta over Arsenal move

Guardiola said Arteta will be at Oxford United on Wednesday for City's League Cup quarter-final but appears resigned to the prospect of losing his right-hand man. Mikel has been very honest with m...

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Zion Williamson 'fully weight-bearing' but no return date set

Zion Williamson 'fully weight-bearing' but no return date set

Redick, but Holiday is indeed available. "Yet what that also means is Jrue Holiday is indeed available via trade, league sources say". Williamson played in four preseason games and averaged 23.3...

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Kobe, Duncan headline 1st-time nominees for 2020 HOF class

Kobe, Duncan headline 1st-time nominees for 2020 HOF class

All four former players are in their first year of eligibility. They also competed against each other in some of the greatest rivalries of their era, with Bryant and Duncan squaring off in the playo...

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Vikings' Cook likely out vs. Packers

Vikings' Cook likely out vs. Packers

The Pioneer Press' Chris Tomasson also added on Thursday that Cook is expected to sit out the Vikings' Week 17 game against the Chicago Bears in addition to their matchup with Green Bay on Monday ...

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Tottenham linked with a move for Victor Osimhen

His performances have caught the eye of Premier League clubs, and are considering making an offer for the Nigerian global in January. Chelsea's Olivier Giroud is being pushed even closer to the ...

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Lakers and Bucks both looking to bounce back after snapping streaks

Lakers and Bucks both looking to bounce back after snapping streaks

George Hill had 21 points off the bench for Milwaukee. Davis and James combined to shoot 6 for 20 in the first half, and the Lakers had 10 turnovers. "This is unique, " Giannis Antetokounmpo said...

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Jimmy Neesham the only Kiwi to be bought in 2020 IPL auction

Jimmy Neesham the only Kiwi to be bought in 2020 IPL auction

Colin de Grandhomme and Yusuf Pathan go unsold. BIG addition for Kings XI Punjab as they recruit Glenn Maxwell for Rs 10.75 crore. The Royals, however, re-secured his services for Rs 8.5 crore - a...

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