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Jimmy Garoppolo has already done something not even Montana or Young did Jimmy Garoppolo has already done something not even Montana or Young did
- December 21, 2017

Not a chance to accomplish a significant, season-long goal. "I always felt that he was the fastest player on the field and I told that to our team", Marrone said about Goodwin. Last week, Jacksonville pushed their season sack total to 51, which is the best in the NFL. "Really good up front, really good against the run, can make plays", Marrone said regarding the 49ers' defense. (more...)
Man Utd are predictable and boring when Paul Pogba doesn't play Man Utd are predictable and boring when Paul Pogba doesn't play
- December 20, 2017

Amazingly, the France midfielder, 24, nearly found himself in hot water again for a similar tackle. Former Manchester United defender Phil Neville hails the leadership qualities of Paul Pogba , who he believes is the key man for the Red Devils. (more...)
Paolo Guerrero eligible for 2018 World Cup after suspension reduced Paolo Guerrero eligible for 2018 World Cup after suspension reduced
- December 20, 2017

Guerrero's defence said the striker drank tea contaminated with coca leaves before a World Cup qualifier against Argentina on October 5. A spokesman for Fifa said: "The Fifa Appeal Committee made a decision to partially uphold the appeal lodged by the Peruvian worldwide player Paolo Guerrero". (more...)
Semi-truck plunges into pool owned by Portland Trail Blazer
- December 20, 2017

Investigators are looking into whether the truck was too heavy for the braking system or if the load back-shifted, causing the driver to lose control. The extent of his injuries is unknown, but in these cold temperatures, exposure is an issue. The landscaping truck ended up in the pool and on the patio of Turner's home. (more...)
Santiago Ponzinibbio Calls For Title Eliminator With dos Anjos Santiago Ponzinibbio Calls For Title Eliminator With dos Anjos
- December 20, 2017

After five gruelling rounds against one of the sport's most legendary brawlers, Robbie Lawler , RDA was awarded the unanimous decision victory, with all three judges scoring the contest 50-45 in his favour. I hope so. Dana White said that (the victor would get a title shot), and that's what I hope. I think it would be a good fight to determine the next title contender. (more...)
Kurt Warner's Son Calls Tom Brady the Best QB of All Time Kurt Warner's Son Calls Tom Brady the Best QB of All Time
- December 20, 2017

In some cases, the Twitter pundits expressed skepticism over Brady being a product of New England's system, an opinion Warner doesn't seem to share based on some ensuing interactions and a follow-up tweet he posted Tuesday. (more...)
Russian Olympic athletes warned not to dress like flag Russian Olympic athletes warned not to dress like flag
- December 20, 2017

The latest International Olympic Committee punishment against a Russian athlete comes from the Oswald Commission findings following a forensic and analytic investigation into state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes at Sochi. In line with IOC's published list of requirements, "Athletes" uniforms (Ceremonies, competition, training and casual), accessories and equipment can only have two types of wordmarks: "OAR" and/or "Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation ", while officials accompanying ... (more...)
Liverpool to go back in for Lemar, who favours move to Anfield Liverpool to go back in for Lemar, who favours move to Anfield
- December 20, 2017

Lemar has mostly played as a wide man rather than centrally, with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah already in Jurgen Klopp's attack, and he may end up changing his role if Liverpool land him. And it looks like Liverpool are confident they'll win the race for his signature as the newspaper says the Merseysiders believe Lemar's first choice is a move to Anfield if the club can get a deal agreed with Monaco . (more...)
Mourinho says Mkhitaryan may be Mourinho says Mkhitaryan may be "involved" in Bristol City clash
- December 20, 2017

The Portuguese coach said "it's possible that Micki (Mkhitaryan) is involved". Mourinho has made a number of changes to his starting eleven for this evening's game, with Sergio Romero in goal, while at the back he selects Matteo Darmian, Victor Lindelof, Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind and Luke Shaw. (more...)
5-Star OL Cade Mays Commits To Georgia Over Clemson, Ohio State 5-Star OL Cade Mays Commits To Georgia Over Clemson, Ohio State
- December 20, 2017

Mays is the ideal fit for Georgia's offensive scheme, he's a relentless mauler on the offensive line and already has the type of size, drive and athleticism that you can't coach. The behind-the-scenes efforts of Salyer can not be understated. Salyer and Mays bonded, competing at prospect camps. But the Tennessee legacy fell in love with Athens on his official visit and made his choice known in an announcement broadcast on ESPNU. (more...)
Jimmy Garoppolo giving the Browns another top-four pick Jimmy Garoppolo giving the Browns another top-four pick
- December 20, 2017

Rosen has the kind of moxie you look for in a starting quarterback, and with Josh Gordon back at wide receiver, he would have a true No. 1 option to exploit in the passing game. San Francisco is now 4-10 and riding a three-game winning streak and four wins over its last five contests. The Cleveland Browns fell to 0-14 on the season this past Sunday, and are seriously looking down the barrel of a winless season. (more...)
LaVar Ball plans to start Basketball league as alternative to college LaVar Ball plans to start Basketball league as alternative to college
- December 20, 2017

Players will be paid between $3,000 and $10,000 a month, and he plans to form ten teams that will play in National Basketball Association arenas across the country. If it's the latter, you shouldn't be there in the first place". Ball says he is now searching for "nationally ranked high school seniors" who "intend to pursue the sport professionally". (more...)
Braves Acquire Preston Tucker from Astros
- December 20, 2017

Tucker was designated for assignment by the Astros last week to clear a roster spot for freshly-acquired reliever Hector Rondon . Tucker, 27, has not had much success at the big league level but his minor league numbers suggest he may be able to be serviceable until the inevitable promotion of Acuna. (more...)
Redknapp urges Liverpool to swap Coutinho for Barca star Redknapp urges Liverpool to swap Coutinho for Barca star
- December 20, 2017

While that's not exactly the first time someone has waxed lyrical about Coutinho, it represents yet more praise for the creative star, who's future at the club is under question after heavy links with Barcelona . Clearly the Reds went into the party in a much better frame of mind-and the night off was richly deserved given recent performances. The victory ensured the Merseyside Reds move up to fourth position on the Premier League standings with a big fixture on the horizon. (more...)
Magic Johnson Squashes Beef With Isiah Thomas In Emotional Reunion Magic Johnson Squashes Beef With Isiah Thomas In Emotional Reunion
- December 20, 2017

Johnson was hoping to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to their second straight title and third in four seasons while Thomas was the leading man in a Detroit Pistons revival. "This has been a tremendous day", Johnson said. "My wife, my mother, my father have been saying y'all need to get back together". So when everybody called, I said no question we're going to do this. (more...)
Four-star Ga. QB Emory Jones picks Florida on first Early Signing Day Four-star Ga. QB Emory Jones picks Florida on first Early Signing Day
- December 20, 2017

Jones, who ranks as the nation's No. 4 dual-threat quarterback and the No. 40 player overall in the 2018 cycle, according to the 247Sports composite , visited both the Gators and the Seminoles last weekend. Jones (6 feet 3, 192 pounds), a four-star prospect from Franklin (Ga.) Heard County in the northwest part of the state, had been committed to Ohio State before choosing the Gators at an early signing period event at SunTrust Park. (more...)
Birmingham Set To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games Birmingham Set To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games
- December 20, 2017

However, they were stripped of the event by the GCF in March after failing to meet certain criteria. The Midlands city was the only potential host to submit a bid before the September 30 deadline, but the CGF ruled that the bid was not "fully compliant" and re-opened the bidding process for a further two months. (more...)
Heyman | Rays trade Evan Longoria to Giants Heyman | Rays trade Evan Longoria to Giants
- December 20, 2017

Per a source , outfielder Denard Span is heading back to Tampa, while Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Rays will also get infielder Christian Arroyo , left-hander Matt Krook and right-hander Stephen Woods . But I still think Longo would be an upgrade, overall, at third base. He hit only.261/.313/.424 with 20 home runs and 86 RBI but still defends at an elite level. (more...)
McKayla Maroney says USA Gymnastics paid for her silence on sexual abuse McKayla Maroney says USA Gymnastics paid for her silence on sexual abuse
- December 20, 2017

The lawsuit says that Maroney remains traumatized , gripped by depression and anxiety and terrified by the possibility that Nassar took photographs of her sexual abuse and shared them with other pedophiles. Nassar has been accused by more than 140 girls and women of molesting them by placing his un-gloved hand in their vaginas under the guise of medical treatment. (more...)
5-Star OG Jamaree Salyer Commits To Georgia Over Clemson, Florida 5-Star OG Jamaree Salyer Commits To Georgia Over Clemson, Florida
- December 20, 2017

The Bulldogs stifled the Jackets to just 25 percent (8 of 32) from the floor in the second half. Josh Okogie led the Yellow Jackets with 21 points before fouling out late in the game. The Rangers said Tuesday the 26-year-old is expected to be sidelined from games until mid-April, putting him on track for a possible return to the major leagues by May 1. (more...)
Orioles not happy with Manny Machado trade offers Orioles not happy with Manny Machado trade offers
- December 20, 2017

Heyman noted that Baltimore is looking for a package similar to what Atlanta received for Jason Heyward a few years back. The Orioles, according to multiple reports , have received inquiries from several teams, including the St. They also are expected to more seriously gauge interest in star closer Zach Britton, who's believed to have drawn attention from the Dodgers, Cubs, Cardinals , Rockies and others. (more...)
Ryen Russillo To Exit ESPN Radio Ryen Russillo To Exit ESPN Radio
- December 20, 2017

RYEN RUSSILLO is exiting ESPN RADIO, the network announced TODAY (12/20). Where he'll end up next remains to be seen, but it's likely that we haven't heard the last of Russillo on the radio. Russillo has had an eventful year at ESPN, after previously being suspended earlier this year when he was arrested in late August. "I respect his decision and we wish him continued success", Traug Keller, the Senior Vice President of ESPN Audio said. (more...)
Two straight losses for the Canucks at home Two straight losses for the Canucks at home
- December 20, 2017

They're doing the right things - winning board battles, winning races - and they're in the right places to score too. Captain Henrik Sedin is mired in a 16-game goal-scoring drought, but he has been an assist machine with 16 over the last 14 games. (more...)
Tim Lincecum Eyeing Comeback, Plans To Hold Showcase Tim Lincecum Eyeing Comeback, Plans To Hold Showcase
- December 20, 2017

Tim Lincecum's fall from Cy Young victor to relief pitcher with an ERA over nine was swift, but a recent photo of the former San Francisco Giants ace shows that he might be gearing up for a comeback . Lincecum has disappeared from public view since leaving baseball. Hours after a photo of former Giants' pitcher Tim Linececum surfaced on the internet that featured Lincecum preparing to throw a baseball, the founder and president of Driveline Baseball tweeted an update on the status of ... (more...)
RB Leipzig Defender Marvin Compper Arrives Celtic To Complete His Medical RB Leipzig Defender Marvin Compper Arrives Celtic To Complete His Medical
- December 20, 2017

Having joined then-second tier club Leipzig from Fiorentina in 2014, he had been one of the cornerstones of their rise to the top of German football. " Marvin Compper becomes the third German to play for Celtic , following in the footsteps of Andy Thom and Andreas Hinkel ". Compper is likely to be in attendance on Wednesday night when the Hoops take on Partick Thistle on Wednesday night in the Scottish Premiership and could even be introduced to the Celtic support at some point. (more...)
Six New Orleans Saints are headed to the Pro Bowl! Six New Orleans Saints are headed to the Pro Bowl!
- December 20, 2017

He is one of six Saints in the game. During the Saints Super Bowl XLIV Championship season, seven New Orleans players cracked the Pro Bowl. The Pittsburgh Steelers led the National Football League with eight Pro Bowl selections. This upcoming Pro Bowl will be the third of Jordan's six-year career. He's recorded 55 tackles (41 solo), 14 tackles for a loss, ten sacks, one interception return for a touchdown, 11 passes defensed and two forced fumbles. (more...)
Orioles closer Zach Britton tears Achilles in offseason workout Orioles closer Zach Britton tears Achilles in offseason workout
- December 20, 2017

The injury is a big blow to Baltimore on multiple levels. He was one of the top closers in baseball over the previous three seasons, registering at least 35 saves per year from 2014 to 2016 and putting up a 1.38 ERA in that span. This is bad news for Britton, who is set to be a free agent after the 2019 season, and also for the Orioles, who were either going to lean on Britton as a key piece of their pitching staff or were going to deal him as part of a rebuild effort that could also feature a ... (more...)
Marcos Alonso serves ban as Antonio Conte plans changes for Bournemouth tie Marcos Alonso serves ban as Antonio Conte plans changes for Bournemouth tie
- December 20, 2017

I think it's right, for this reason, to give him the opportunity and the chance to play an important game . Kick of is at 7.45pm. The game is not being shown live on television in the United Kingdom, but highlights will be shown on Channel 5 at 10.55pm. (more...)
CP NewsAlert:Alouettes hire former National Football League coach Mike Sherman as head coach CP NewsAlert:Alouettes hire former National Football League coach Mike Sherman as head coach
- December 20, 2017

The CFL's Montreal Alouettes named Sherman as their new coach Wednesday, almost 12 years after the end of his run in the same job with the Green Bay Packers. However, Sherman was sacked after a 4-12 season in 2005. "My goal is to bring passion and accountability that our fans will see when the team plays this season. (more...)
'We're disappointed by the IPC's decision' - Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov 'We're disappointed by the IPC's decision' - Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov
- December 20, 2017

But the IPC has kept in place an interim measure for Russian athletes to compete as neutrals in qualification events across four winter sports: alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing and snowboard. If the RPC is not reinstated, Russian Federation will miss out on a second consecutive Paralympics, having been banned ahead of the last Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. (more...)