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The Packers are the third team since 1970 to reach the conference championship after starting 4-6 or worse thanks to an impressive 8-game winning streak. Nelson is slowly making his way back from broken ribs and missed practice again as he focused on rehab work. "Size matters", Rodgers said with a wry smile.
  • Alston's big night not enough in road loss to Cincy

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    Cincinnati held the Owls to 16-of-60 shooting - including 5-of-26 from 3-point range - and has maintained that defensive effort, holding AAC opponents to 54.8 points. Our unit, the (starting) five at least, are really starting to come together, really starting to roll together. Shizz Alston, Jr., led Temple with 25 points for the second game in a row, matching his career high.
  • Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia to headline Showtime Boxing's return to CBS

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    An announcement will be made during a press conference Wednesday afternoon at Barclays Center, where the fight finally will be announced officially. After two years as an interim champion, Thurman beat U.S. "Danny Garcia is a fighter who I've asked for and who I have respect for". "Barclays Center and Brooklyn are my home away from home", said Garcia. "I've headlined the most shows at Barclays Center, and my fans from Philly and my fans from NY can be there".
  • Rivaldo backs Barcelona to sign Philippe Coutinho

    Rivaldo backs Barcelona to sign Philippe Coutinho

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    Rivaldo, who was crowned Ballon d'Or victor in 1999, played five seasons for the Spanish giants between 1997 and 2002, winning two La Liga titles. "In my opinion, he's a great player and a player who knows Neymar well. In a statement on their official website, Barcelona said Rivaldo had been offered the chance to be a part of the FCB Legends squad, which will play friendlies around the world to promote the club's brand.
  • Argyle 'unfortunate' to lose to Liverpool

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    I'm a massive fan of 'exceptional' Sturridge, but I don't allow bias to get in the way of reality, and the question right now is simply this: will Liverpool miss Sturridge if he leaves in the summer? From a player's perspective, there is arguably nothing more frustrating than not getting game time when you are adamant that you can still deliver.
  • Pro Football Writers award Falcons' Matt Ryan MVP

    Pro Football Writers award Falcons' Matt Ryan MVP

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    He started in all 16 games for the Falcons and passed for a franchise-record 4,944 yards with 38 touchdowns, both of which are second in the league. Ryan, who set an National Football League record by completing touchdown passes to 13 different receivers this season, threw for 338 yards and three touchdowns in a 36-20 victory over Seattle last weekend.
  • Tennis star Kyle Edmund bows out of Australian Open

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    Carreno Busta had landed 73% of his first serves in the opening set but was less convincing at the start of the second. Edmund did receive treatment on his left foot during the match but he will have been disappointed with his level of performance.
  • RUMOURS: Chelsea planning Alexis Sanchez move

    RUMOURS: Chelsea planning Alexis Sanchez move

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    Understandably, Arsenal are desperate to keep hold of Sanchez and tie him down to a new long-term deal but it looks as though the Gunners are now going to face some stiff competition from across London. Sanchez - who is joint top goal scorer with Costa and Man United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic this season - has enjoyed a superb campaign for Arsenal and has reportedly attracted the interest of Juventus as well as Chelsea.