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Gronkowski had surgery yesterday to fix a herniated disc and impinged nerve in his back. He was the 2014 Comeback Player of the Year, a year after he played in just seven games because of injuries to his back, forearm and knee. Backup tight end Martellus Bennett has filled in admirably in Gronkowski's absence and as a complement to the perennial Pro Bowler, posting three 100-yard games of his own.
  • Pennsylvania McDonald's franchisee who created Big Mac dies

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    He is also credited with creating the Egg McMuffin sandwich. He said he invented the Big Mac - which contains two beef patties, "special sauce", lettuce, cheese, onions, and pickles on a sesame seed bun - after wanting to go against the "simple" burgers preferred by McDonald's bosses at the time.
  • New York Giants Defeat Cleveland Browns, 27-13; Advance to 8-3

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    After Sunday's 27-13 loss to the Giants, a game that saw Cleveland hang around for almost 60 minutes, Jackson said he would not get discouraged. Manning threw a fade to Harris over Briean Boddy-Calhoun for the score. Quinn said that Gould (and kickers in general) need to do a better job in being ready for those scenarios, especially now with the extra distance added to the extra-point kick.
  • West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady defends London Stadium as football venue

    West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady defends London Stadium as football venue

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    She insisted the stadium was "absolutely suitable for football" following criticism of security standards, and said: "The majority of fans are passionate and well behaved. But Brady said: "The stadium itself is a designated UEFA category four stadium, the highest possible status a stadium can be granted". "There are multi-entrance points, transport hubs, and all these things spectators are learning".
  • Championship week games to watch, TV, scoreboard, previews

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    Four teams get picked. We have the two divisional champions here today playing for the conference championship , and they should be respected for that. The first thing they must do, obviously, is beat Washington . Here's a look at the Top 10 teams, as ranked by the College Football Playoff selection committee, and their chances of making the final four.
  • Barcelona were the better team in El Clasico - Suarez

    Barcelona were the better team in El Clasico - Suarez

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    Barca still had one final chance to snatch all three points, but Sergi Roberto s looping header was cleared off the line as a first La Liga title in five seasons edged closer for Real. "When you don't score (for) 2-0, this is what happens", Suarez said. Real Madrid shaded a goalless first half. Real Madrid , meanwhile, were in a situation where their offense was always going to be laborious without Gareth Bale, and in a game where Isco is clearly one of the keys to unlocking a ...
  • Barcelona vs. Real Madrid

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    We are only thinking about putting in a good performance. "We want to win and try to be first in the league but it's the same thinking that our opponents will have". "You have to take one game at a time in order to reach the final few months in the race in with a chance of every trophy". We have to show we are the best.
  • No. 14 WVU, Baylor meet in Big 12 regular-season finale

    No. 14 WVU, Baylor meet in Big 12 regular-season finale

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    However, the wheels have begun to fall off as the Bears have lost five straight games as well as their starting quarterback, Seth Russell, to an ugly leg injury. Baylor's defence allowed Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes to throw for 586 yards and six TDs last week. Virginia: The Cavaliers wrap up a four-game home stand with games against East Carolina and Robert Morris before heading west to play at California.
  • Walker lifts Hornets past Mavericks, 97-87

    Walker lifts Hornets past Mavericks, 97-87

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    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 14 points and Jeremy Lamb had 12 off the bench for the Hornets , who remained in first place in the Southeast Division. "In probably the last 10 games or so it's been the other team punches first, we get down and we fight back.