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He averaged a net of 41 yards, including a punt that was blocked and traveled only 19 yards. Giants coach Ben McAdoo referred to him as "a weapon" last week, as he continues to help them play the kind of defense-and-field position game that has been so successful for them this year.
  • North Carolina receives third Notice of Allegations from NCAA

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    Sources confirm this new version reinstates aspects of the original first notice that were then altered for the amended notice. The latest notice of allegations are expected to be release later this week. Following that, the NCAA will have 60 days to release a response to UNC's COI. The NCAA began looking into academic irregularities in North Carolina's African-American Studies department in 2011 and then reopened its investigation in 2014 after new information surfaced.
  • Portland Timbers open season against Minnesota United at Providence Park

    Portland Timbers open season against Minnesota United at Providence Park

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    Each package includes four tickets to the 2017 home opener as well as two Union scarves. (Pacific), the Timbers' match against Minnesota United FC marks the only MLS contest being played on March 3, the opening day of the 2017 MLS campaign, as Portland faces Minnesota in the expansion club's first-ever MLS match.
  • Elko officially hired as Notre Dame's defensive coordinator

    Elko officially hired as Notre Dame's defensive coordinator

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    The Irish were ranked 103rd out of 128 teams in total defense at the time, giving up 456 yards a game. "The rare combination of consistent success ... If you isolate to the numbers to only the final eight games, four of which came against teams that finished in the final CFP Top 25, the Irish would have ranked 19th and 47th, in total defense and scoring D, respectively.
  • Morosi: Bautista hopes to return to Blue Jays in free agency

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    The Blue Jays have been playing hardball with Bautista. After a down season by his standards, teams have not been willing to come anywhere close to the nine-figure contract he reportedly sought in spring training. That would seemingly be a decent compromise for both sides. The free-agent class is saturated with sluggers whose best position is DH. According to Morosi, the outfield simply is not good enough right now, especially without Edwin Encarnacion's 40-home run bat around.
  • Jerry Jones: Randy Gregory Will 'Absolutely' Play Next Two Games

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    Gregory can play for the Dallas Cowboys this weekend against the Detroit Lions and Jerry Jones doesn't have any misgivings about the defensive end taking the field. We want him". "I wouldn't dare speculate on the timetable or any of the things that might happen at the league level". "He's got a real plus relationship with his teammates", Jones said.
  • Flawless 10: Browns' Thomas picked for 10th straight Pro Bowl

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    Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas was voted into his 10th consecutive Pro Bowl - setting a team record for most Pro Bowls passing former Browns, Jim Brown and Lou Groza . ". It's an honor that I got to play next to him as long as I have and hopefully for the next five years I can still play next to him, as long as he wants to play".
  • Minton Reveals First Judicial Redistricting Plan in Kentucky Since 1892

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    It marks the first time in decades that Kentucky officials will consider such a statewide judicial redistricting plan. Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton has completed a plan to redraw the districts that elect judges. He said an analysis of the caseload there showed the lone family court judge was handling the workload equivalent of 2.18 judges. The county's two Circuit judges, Judge Jay Wethington and Judge Joe Castlen, have agreed to assist with some of Gordon's Family Court case load ...
  • Sadio Mane Says Liverpool FC Will be "Better" Without Him

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    An absurdly physical edition of the always frantic cross-town rivalry in Liverpool was manic from the start. It was a lot of bustle but nearly none of it created scoring opportunities. The loss plunged Everton back into trouble. Antonio Conte's Chelsea have won their last 11 top-flight games and sit six points clear of second placed Liverpool .
  • Batshuayi ready for EPL chance with Costa out

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    Costa's strike ended up being the only goal of the game as Blues took home three more vital points from Selhurst Park. Now standing at first place in the division, Chelsea have gone on to secure the Christmas Day top spot with room to spare as Diego Costa scored an impressive goal in the 1-0 victory against Crystal Palace on Saturday 17 December.
  • Marco Verratti Has Offers From Serie A Claims Agent

    Marco Verratti Has Offers From Serie A Claims Agent

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    The Italy international's future has been the subject of speculation for some months and PSG's struggle for form has intensified talk of a possible move. "I can confirm that Verratti has had offers from Italy , but I have no news at the moment". "I can also confirm that Suning want to revolutionise the transfer market, but so far they haven't spent well".