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Conner missed all but one game in 2015 because of an MCL injury and was also diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. "His strength, his courage and his kindness have impacted us all beyond measure. "When they talk about someone who made a positive impact on the program, I hope that they mention my name", Conner's announcement read. Conner's 56 career touchdowns are the most in ACC history, and his 3,701 career rushing yards rank second in Pitt history behind Tony Dorsett.
  • Chelsea: De Bruyne exit a blow for Conte

    Chelsea: De Bruyne exit a blow for Conte

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    Pep Guardiola has insisted that Sergio Aguero's red-card challenge, which sparked a fractious end to Manchester City's 3-1 defeat to Chelsea, "was not intentional". The FA have charged Manchester City and Chelsea with failure to control their players during Saturday's game at the Etihad Stadium. Stones told the BBC: "In those situations you go in there and back your team-mates up, both teams do that".
  • Cam Newton Was Benched Sunday Night For a 'Dress Code Violation'

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    This is an odd side blast in the implosion of a 4-8 team that went 15-1 previous year and lost in the Super Bowl. Completely my decision. The decision was made because I treat them (players) all the same. It was a lot of ties that was given, but I can't wear a tie with this, said Newton, referring to his turtleneck. A noted eclectic dresser who has his own line of clothes in Belk department stores, Newton said he'd worn similar outfits before without incident.
  • Is this the most intense derby in North America?

    Is this the most intense derby in North America?

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    The country's two largest cities are only 500km apart but the English Protestantism of Ontario and the French Catholicism of Québec make them culturally distinct. No Canadian team has ever played in the final, and for one to do so, they must first beat their greatest rival, across two games, with everything to play for.
  • Heisman Trophy: The statistical case for the finalists

    Heisman Trophy: The statistical case for the finalists

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    In November alone, the Longhorns' running back ran for almost 1,000 yards in just four games. Mayfield leads the nation in passer efficiency rating and is on pace to break the FBS record at 197.75. This year he looks to top that with the school's first Heisman Trophy. Should Watson and Jackson finish first and second in the Heisman voting, it would be the first time since 2008 and the seventh time in Heisman history that the victor and runner-up came from the same conference (Sam Bradford ...
  • Heisman 2016: 5 reasons Deshaun Watson should win

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    The Heisman Trophy is college football's top honor and what a competitive class we have for 2016. Oklahoma junior quarterback Baker Mayfield , Sooners senior wide receiver Dede Westbrook and MI junior linebacker Jabrill Peppers are also finalists .
  • Lamar Jackson isn't ready for the NY weather

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    If Jackson wins, he will be the youngest Heisman Trophy victor. By Saturday night, Jackson could be striking the Heisman pose, becoming the first Louisville player to win the award and proving once again that a dominant quarterback will always be a tough man to beat in the balloting .
  • Panel's picks came down to Washington vs. Penn State

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    PT today (Dec. 4) to Trojan Athletic Fund members and USC Season Ticket Holders. So when the bracket was announced today, leaving them at No. 6, numerous 10-2 Wolverines faced the reality, that they could have done more, by beating Iowa or Ohio State, the two games lost by a combined four points.
  • Clemson's Watson among Heisman Trophy finalists

    Clemson's Watson among Heisman Trophy finalists

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    Another was virtually awarded the trophy by midseason, then faltered down the stretch to make things interesting again. The final pick at the Pitt goal line with Clemson driving for a potential clinching score sprung Pitt linebacker Saleem Brightwell for a 70-yard return that led to a crucial TD.
  • Brazilian side Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana

    Brazilian side Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana

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    A statement on Monday read: " CONMEBOL awards the title for the 2016 Copa Sudamericana championship to Chapecoense ". Colombian opponents Atletico Nacional, who asked for Chapecoense to be awarded the trophy, have been given a Fair Play award to acknowledge their " spirit of peace, understanding and fair play ".
  • Sports Ministry advises investigation of facts stated in McLaren report

    Sports Ministry advises investigation of facts stated in McLaren report

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    Russian athletes corrupted the London 2012 Olympic Games "on an unprecedented scale", a seven-month investigation into the country's state-run doping programme has revealed. Russian officials have dismissed the latest report. In September, a Russian cyber-espionage group known as Fancy Bear declared war on WADA by leaking medical files from non-Russian Olympic athletes, including files of sisters Venus and Serena Williams, the tennis superstars who competed in the Rio Games.
  • Jose Mourinho Rules Out Manchester United Duo From Spurs Visit

    Jose Mourinho Rules Out Manchester United Duo From Spurs Visit

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    But per the Sun (h/t Tom Doyle of the London Evening Standard), the 35-year-old striker said the schedule hasn't sat well with him: "We don't have a lot of rest". "The problem is nearly certainly that there is a new generation and the message does not go through as well because there are players who perhaps stand up to him and perhaps aren't afraid to say what they think".