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OUR PREDICTION: The over has cashed in four of the last four meetings between these two teams and is 39-13 in the Pelicans' last 52 home games. Though most Pelicans players didn't deny a little extra juice being brought up by both an unusually lively crowd and the chance to play against the class of the Western Conference for the last time at home this season, most pointed to the game prior, when New Orleans clawed out an overtime win in Phoenix to snap a five-game losing streak.
  • Dolphins 'offended' but Arians sticks with story

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    But Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is sticking to his story. Below, you can barely see the holder, Drew Butler, point toward the line of scrimmage after the missed kick, as Catanzaro appears to look confused. Rizzi also took the opportunity to jab the Cardinals. "I don't know which one of the three he's talking about", Rizzi said, "because they missed three".
  • Per Mertesacker back training

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    The 32-year-old tweeted to say it felt "amazing" to be back training with his teammates at Arsenal's London Colney training ground. Mertesacker has fallen down the pecking order during his spell on the sidelines and is likely to face tough competition for a place in the starting XI when he returns.
  • Body of missing Lakeland University student pulled from pond

    Body of missing Lakeland University student pulled from pond

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    The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office said it does not believe there was "a criminal element involved in this incident". His death remains under investigation, but authorities do not suspect foul play. No additional information was immediately available. Lakeland is a small community and we care for our students as if they were our own children. Director of external relations David Gallianetti emailed a missing person alert to all students and faculty on December 13 as the authorities began ...
  • Learning how to win, Titans pushing to end playoff drought

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    The Titans ran for 180 yards against the vulnerable Denver run defense, which was ranked 28th going into the game. But the defending Super Bowl champs aren't planning to concede. Trevor Siemian returned and threw for 334 yards, his third 300-yard passing game of his career. He threw a 3-yard TD pass to Emmanuel Sanders with 9:58 left and drove the Broncos to first-and-goal at the Tennessee 7 before rookie Aaron Wallace sacked him.
  • Napoli News: San Paolo, De Magistris risponde a De Laurentiis

    Napoli News: San Paolo, De Magistris risponde a De Laurentiis

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    Il presidente del Napoli , Aurelio De Laurentiis , a margine della presentazione ufficiale del suo film, 'Natale a Londra - Dio salvi la regina', ha parlato dei sorteggi di Champions League , ma non ha mancato di tirare una frecciatina all'attaccante della Juventus, Gonzalo Higuain .
  • Michael Jordan wins China court ruling after long trademark case

    Michael Jordan wins China court ruling after long trademark case

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    China's highest court said Qiaodan Sports Co. can continue to use the English-language phonetic spelling of Jordan's Chinese name, as this was not closely linked to the former basketball star. In the verdict, the Supreme People's Court ordered Qiaodan Sports to give up its trademark registration of the name " Qiaodan ". The final court action came after the Hall of Fame player cried foul and filed a lawsuit against the Chinese sportswear chain over alleged improper use of his Chinese ...
  • USMNT will host Serbia in Arena's first match back as manager

    USMNT will host Serbia in Arena's first match back as manager

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    The United States men's national team is kicking off new manager Bruce Arena's tenure with a match against Serbia on January 29th at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. He has January camp and two friendlies, but then he'll have two crucial World Cup qualifiers in March that aren't must-win, but he needs at least one win and a second would take considerable pressure off the team.
  • Bundesliga side Augsburg fire Dirk Schuster as coach

    Bundesliga side Augsburg fire Dirk Schuster as coach

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    Augsburg are now in 13th place in the standings, with three wins and five draws from their first 14 league games, however they have gone winless in their last four. "For that reason, FC Augsburg has made a decision to release head coach Dirk Schuster, as well as his assistant coaches Sascha Franz and Frank Steinmetz, from his duties with immediate effect", added the note, according to the Bundesliga official website.
  • Auburn misses on wide receiver Tarik Black

    Auburn misses on wide receiver Tarik Black

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    Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn and receivers coach Kodi Burns visited Black at him home December 5, two days before Michigan's Jim Harbaugh and Jedd Fisch did the same. The 6-foot-4, 208-pounder ranks as the No. 124 prospect in the country, the No. 1 prospect in CT and the No. 17 wide receiver nationally. With Black's commitment coming just hours after running back A.J.
  • Judge throws out hazing lawsuit claims against Penn State

    Judge throws out hazing lawsuit claims against Penn State

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    But Judge Andrew Dowling granted motions dismissing most of his claims against Penn State and KDR, including battery, unlawful furnishing of alcohol to a minor, furnishing liquor to an obviously intoxicated person, false imprisonment, conversion and fraud, the Legal Intelligencer reported .