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Another positive sign for Pittsburgh's offense was tight end Ladarius Green catching two passes for 67 yards. And yet, the underlying story again repeats itself, regurgitated by both players and coaches: unacceptable, inexcusable, embarrassing.
  • Sanchez has hat trick as Arsenal routs West Ham 5-1

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    But this an evening about Sanchez and his explosive brilliance more than it was about anything else. "Yes we had injuries and mistakes, but we were not good enough", stated an irate Bilic. For long periods of the first half, West Ham were a shapeless mess and fortunate not to be out of the game by half-time. For some reason, Payet's success on the pitch started getting compared to that of Ozil and so the healthy inter-club b*nter began with the two London teams scoring jabs on each other ...
  • What does the Patriots offense look without Rob Gronkowski?

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    But there is no doubt that his absence the rest of the way as the season comes to a close will be noticed at times. There was some hope he might be able to return if the Patriots reached the Super Bowl, but this move ends that. He suffered the injury Sunday against the Jets. Rob Gronkowski took himself out of the November 27 game against the Jets when he experienced tingling in his back and legs.
  • 49ers at Bears: Highlights, score and recap

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    Now it looks like he might not even get the opportunity to play out the string. Say what you want about how bad San Francisco is, but the Bears did their part and played a complete game. Neither team completed a pass in the first quarter, and according to ESPN , that's the first time it's happened in a game since 2009. The Chicago Bears were struggling to complete a pass, let alone find the end zone.
  • Ibrahimovic: Kick on Sheamus Coleman not intentional

    Ibrahimovic: Kick on Sheamus Coleman not intentional

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    Zlatan Ibrahimovic was a major talking point on Sunday night as Manchester United drew 1-1 at Everton. With Manchester United leading 1-0, early in the second half, Ibrahimovic, trying to put the pressure on the right-back Coleman, ended up bringing the defender down, with the striker then losing his balance and falling on top of his opponent.
  • Alabama dominates Auburn on offense and defense in 30-12 win

    Alabama dominates Auburn on offense and defense in 30-12 win

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    Three plays later on third-and12, Hurts called his own number and busted up the middle for 17 yards and the first down. The Crimson Tide are also second nationally in total defense, as they give up 252.6 yards per contest. "A combination of all those things has made them probably the most effective front we've played against all year". "We were just trying to move the ball and that was part of our plan", Malzahn said.
  • Carruthers advances to men's Canada Cup final; will face Team Gushue

    Carruthers advances to men's Canada Cup final; will face Team Gushue

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    The Canada Cup winners will also qualify to play on Team North America at the Continental Cup next month in Las Vegas. The stars are out in Brandon as curling's Canada Cup has come to town, and today's championship matchups each feature teams from just down the Trans-Canada in Winnipeg.
  • Eichel has 2 points in season debut, Sabres beat Senators

    Eichel has 2 points in season debut, Sabres beat Senators

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    It was by no means pretty, but that objective appears to have been completed. This season, without Eichel by his side, that has dipped five points to a much more pedestrian 8.9 percent. Eichel was the second player selected in the 2015 draft, and coming off a rookie season in which he had 24 goals and 56 points in 81 games. - Dan Bylsma on teammates' reaction to watching Eichel score in practice.
  • Usain Bolt: 'I could have won more if I'd been more serious'

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    Having recorded three of the eight fastest times at 5000m, she ended the year as the Diamond Race victor for that discipline. In Rio she went faster still, opening the Olympic athletics programme with a stunning 10,000m world record of 29:17.45 that knocked more than 14 seconds from a record set 23 years earlier.
  • Firearm-only bear hunt in New Jersey resumes

    Firearm-only bear hunt in New Jersey resumes

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    You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. The unusual sight of a bear walking on its hind legs like a human through human-inhabited neighborhoods was enough to generate its own fan club. The state's annual black bear hunt has been lauded by hunters and wildlife officials, who argue that population control can prevent human-bear interactions.