• Raiders visit Chiefs in key AFC West battle

    Raiders visit Chiefs in key AFC West battle

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    The coaches may not want to admit the importance of a single game, but Smith admits the significance given the logjam atop the AFC West standings and the Raiders' earlier win in Oakland. The Chiefs entered the game with a 5-1 record, building a commanding divisional lead. But the Chiefs' defense collapsed, allowing nearly 500 yards to the Jets.
  • Former SMU and National Football League head coach Ron Meyer passes away

    Former SMU and National Football League head coach Ron Meyer passes away

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    Meyer's biggest win arguably came on December 12, 1982 against the Miami Dolphins. "[Meyer] said, 'Get out there and do something.' I knew exactly what he meant, so I jumped on the tractor", Henderson told the Boston Globe in 2010. Meyer later compiled a 36-35 record with the Colts and led the team to its first division title and playoff appearance in Indy in 1987. Dickerson took to Twitter to mourn Meyer's passing, writing, "Devastated to hear the passing of my coach and great friend Ron ...
  • Status yellow warning and snow expected throughout Ireland on Thursday

    Status yellow warning and snow expected throughout Ireland on Thursday

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    According to Met Éireann , those counties can expect southerly winds "of 50 to 65 km/h - with gusts of 90 to 110km/h along coastal areas". "Scattered snow showers will occur later Thursday, Thursday night and into Friday". It should clear up by Saturday but there is still a risk of wintry showers. Forecasters had earlier warned it will be "bitterly cold" for the rest of the week despite a mild day today.
  • Serena Williams to return at Australia Open, says tournament chief

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    Serena, who recently got married and give birth to a baby girl , hasn't played since winning her 23rd Grand Slam at the event a year ago. But according to tournament director Craig Tiley, Williams has got her Visa, has officially entered the competition, and has already started practising for 2018.
  • Ronda Rousey 'Finalizing' A Signing With WWE

    Ronda Rousey 'Finalizing' A Signing With WWE

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    And a match against the WWE's version of the Four Horsewomen - Charlotte Flair , Bayley , Sasha Banks , and Becky Lynch - has been strongly teased. The MMA legend's UFC career effectively ended past year after losing to Amanda Nunes in just 48 seconds. While Rousey hasn't officially retired from MMA, UFC president Dana White squashed any hope of a potential comeback when he publicly admitted last week he hopes Rousey never fights again.
  • Mariners, Angels reportedly acquire more bonus money aimed for Ohtani

    Mariners, Angels reportedly acquire more bonus money aimed for Ohtani

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    The 23-year-old Ohtani is 42-15 with a 2.52 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP in five seasons as a pitcher with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball. In 40 games of rookie ball, he hit.226/.302/.284 in 176 plate appearances. His elite throwing arm and excellent blocking skills earned him a spot on the NorthWest League's all-star team and made him one of the Mariners better prospects.
  • Turner Prize 2017 victor: Lubaina Himid wins prestigious award

    Turner Prize 2017 victor: Lubaina Himid wins prestigious award

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    Himid competed for the prize against three other artists, namely Rosalind Nashashibi, Andrea Büttner and Hurvin Anderson. Lubaina Himid has been named the victor of the UK's prestigious Turner Prize, making history as both the oldest artist to receive the award as well as the first African woman to do so.
  • Aaron Boone introduced as New York Yankees manager

    Aaron Boone introduced as New York Yankees manager

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    Cashman's his fresh-from-the-booth manager will be afforded a win-now club, one stocked with impressive young talent, with more on the way. "I'm really comfortable that me and my staff will be part of this team taking the next step". "When I get that kind of recommendation from my top people, I just didn't see the need", he said. "Because to lead the greatest franchise in the world with the game that I love so much, I probably would've thought about it for sure".
  • Wenger fires back at Mourinho over playing Lacazette against Manchester United

    Wenger fires back at Mourinho over playing Lacazette against Manchester United

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    The France global was a shock inclusion in the 3-1 defeat to the Red Devils after Wenger had categorically stated he would miss the game after limping out of the midweek victory over Huddersfield at half-time. "If I am a player, and I think with what we produced, we have a huge potential, and we lose the game, we can not accept that". Defender Shkodran Mustafi would not have been involved even if he had not been forced off early on in the defeat to United .
  • Ben Stokes once again struggles to make Canterbury impact

    Ben Stokes once again struggles to make Canterbury impact

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    Stokes , now playing for Canterbury Kings in New Zealand, and Hales have not been in action for England since September 24 after they were declared unavailable for worldwide selection until further notice. "Look, we have discussed what will happen when Ben returns, but whenever he comes back that's going to be a bit of a circus for sure". However his inclusion in the ODI series still remains subject to any legal or disciplinary developments in relation to Stokes' late night incident in ...
  • United reach UEFA Champions League Last 16

    United reach UEFA Champions League Last 16

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    Chelsea finished tied with Roma on 11 points in a tricky Group C , but the Blues were aided by a deplorable Atletico Madrid, which couldn't even beat Qarabag. That means Chelsea can not play Roma . That leaves only Barcelona , Paris Saint-Germain and Besiktas as Chelsea's options. Liverpool: Basel (20), Bayern Munich (4), Juventus (5), Shakhtar Donetsk (16), Porto (12) or Real Madrid (1).
  • Alan Shearer explains why Manchester United can still win the Premier League

    Alan Shearer explains why Manchester United can still win the Premier League

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    Meanwhile, the FA will take no further action against Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola following his heated discussion with Southampton's Nathan Redmond, Sky Sports News understands. Fellow pundit Phil Neville also agreed that the 18-year-old stood out, with the former Manchester United star saying: "Today was a great learning experience for him".
  • Willie Taggart listened to his son, followed his dream to coach Seminoles

    Willie Taggart listened to his son, followed his dream to coach Seminoles

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    In fact, it wasn't until he got to USF that he found himself rooting against the Seminoles for the first time. He also said he doesn't see Florida State's 6-6 year as a sign it's in a rebuilding phase - but rather a "realignment". You feel bad that you let him down, and I know I did. I told him I'm sorry. "As long as we can score fast and often, I'll be happy". His contract language says as much.
  • Russian Federation refused to return medals of athletes convicted of doping

    Russian Federation refused to return medals of athletes convicted of doping

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    The chair of the World Anti-Doping Agency's athletes committee says the IOC struck the right balance of punishing those responsible and protecting clean athletes. Russian athletes competing under the Olympic Flag will be evaluated by the Independent Testing Authority (ITA ). "It's clearly not worth it". The Russian athletes that will be participating under the OAR name will be part of an invitation list decided by the IOC.
  • Burnley winger Robbie Brady to have knee surgery

    Burnley winger Robbie Brady to have knee surgery

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    As for Burnley , Sean Dyche's men have now lost twice in their last three matches. Brady fell awkwardly after clattering with Harry Maguire , and he was taken off by stretcher. Dyche is expected to give more details on Brady's situation at some stage today. Dyche said: "Robbie will have surgery to fix a patellar tendon tear and will be out for a substantial recovery period".