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No. 4 Washington in Saturday night's first playoff game. Alabama marched down the field and scored six plays later when Scarbrough slashed through Washington's defense. I think this is the best pass offense Alabama has faced and that is a HUGE line . They did neither of those things. "I didn't really want to move it down to 14 or 13½, but the money forced me to go".
  • Alabama wins 24-7 at the Peach Bowl

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    Saban likened this game to a marathon - "You're at the 20-mile mark and you feel like you're not even halfway done" - but he's within sight of Championship No. Their sparkling new stadium recalls the early 90s, when Washington was the best show in town. "They've had some games where it's close, and then they'll get a defensive touchdown and get rolling".
  • Ronda Rousey breaks silence after UFC 207 media blackout

    Ronda Rousey breaks silence after UFC 207 media blackout

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    UFC president Dana White said on ESPN late Friday that he spent 45 minutes with Rousey after the fight. Even after her return was announced, Rousey remained largely secluded. She made a disclosed purse of $3 million for her appearance at UFC 207 , tied for the richest disclosed purse in mixed martial arts history. Rousey showed little defensive acumen as she staggered and stumbled backward with Nunes relentlessly pursuing her and landing 27 punches in the brief bout.
  • Ana Ivanovic announces retirement from pro tennis

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    Ivanovic became the first Serbian woman to win a Grand Slam tournament when she beat Russian Dinara Safina in the 2008 French Open final, following in the footsteps of compatriot Novak Djokovic who won the Australian Open the same year. Throughout her career, the attractive Serbian reached great achievements, including winning the French Open in 2008 and becoming the world no. 1, right after the victory in Paris.
  • Tactical Preview - Liverpool v Manchester City

    Tactical Preview - Liverpool v Manchester City

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    The Reds beat Manchester City 1-0 at Anfield on Saturday to remain six points behind leaders Chelsea. One fan said that Liverpool started the season well, and not having European football as a distraction is a huge advantage. It's important that the team keeps going and puts the pressure on. Those questions are being asked no more , however, because the England global is now proving himself to be the heartbeat of Klopp's Liverpool team and the man who is inspiring their push for the ...
  • Jose Mourinho urges Anthony Martial to listen to him over his agent

    Jose Mourinho urges Anthony Martial to listen to him over his agent

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    TV Channel: In Singapore , there is no live coverage of the match between Manchester United and Middlesbrough. Wayne Rooney was absent with a minor thigh problem as Manchester United recorded a fourth successive Premier League victory by beating Sunderland 3-1 on Boxing Day, and Mourinho admitted immediately after that match a quick recall may be unwise.
  • Mourinho Admits Manchester United Winger Is Set To Leave In January

    Mourinho Admits Manchester United Winger Is Set To Leave In January

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    Many say that he spends his clubs' money on big name players instead of young prospects, but my question is: can Manchester United rely on their youth players to continue the success of the club? Because it would be 'Borough who stole the unexpected lead when Grant Leadbitter scored from the Alvaro Negredo setup.
  • Blue Jackets 4, Wild 2 | Record win streak reaches 15 games

    Blue Jackets 4, Wild 2 | Record win streak reaches 15 games

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    A pair of fights in the second period resulted in game misconducts for Matt Calvert of the Blue Jackets and defenseman Matt Dumba of the Wild. Seth Jones, however, stymied thoughts of a comeback with blast late in the second period that restored the Blue Jackets' three-goal lead.
  • Liverpool's Klopp expects defence to decide City showdown

    Liverpool's Klopp expects defence to decide City showdown

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    City's top scorer Sergio Aguero, back after a four-match suspension, barely had a kick until he registered their first shot on target in the 54th minute. Liverpool , though, jump into a 2-0 lead thanks to the brilliance of Adam Lallana. But City were unable to find a way beyond the home rearguard, and Liverpool were able to celebrate New Year's Eve in the best possible fashion by clinching three crucial points and enter 2017 on a high.
  • Cavs to be without Irving, Dunleavy vs. Hornets

    Cavs to be without Irving, Dunleavy vs. Hornets

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    Since virtually the moment Irving left the Boston game after having scored 32 points with about 53 seconds left Thursday, the Cavs have been calling his right hamstring injury a cramp. Jordan McRae was set to start in Irving's place. The Cavs also will be without backup forward Mike Dunleavy , who suffered a mild ankle injury Thursday.
  • World Juniors Round Robin Ends as Canada Falls to United States of America 3-1

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    Jeremy Bracco scored for a 3-1 US lead in the second period. The victory gave the USA a slightly easier path going forward but the New Year's Eve showdown was essentially a warmup game for the playoff round. Though Canada continued to press after the goal, the Americans restored a two-goal lead when Jeremy Bracco scored at 13:08. "We're feeling really good about ourselves but nothing has been accomplished yet", Bracco said.