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Sports Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts Playoff Race Easy to Figure Out
Author: 0 Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts Playoff Race Easy to Figure Out

Tannehill was sacked on the final play of Miami's drive by Robert Mathis, in what Tannehill labeled as "cadence issues" between him and his offensive lineman Jamil Douglas. During the lone trip in the first quarter when the Dolphins made it to the red zone, Indianapolis brought pressure, and it worked. If the Colts and Texans are tied in strength of schedule, it goes to best combined ranking among conference teams in points scored and points allowed.

Author: 0 CFP Cotton Bowl: Alabama defense meets with the media

As part of No. 2 Alabama football's trip to the Cotton Bowl and its upcoming matchup with No. 3 Michigan State  in the Cotton Bowl , the team visited Children's Medical Center of  Dallas . Cook wasn't thinking about the shoulder injury that was bothering him the latter half of the season at this point. Saban, who did not stay to finish at  Michigan  State after being hired by LSU following the 1999 regular season, is perfectly comfortable with the arrangement and appreciative that Smart will ...

Sports Cech: I joined Arsenal confident winning Premier League
Author: 0 Cech: I joined Arsenal confident winning Premier League

He arguably saved his best display of the season for Monday (Tuesday Manila time), scoring one goal and setting up another in a 2-0 win over Bournemouth that has lifted Arsenal - maybe only briefly - into first place. Wenger is quoted by the Daily Mirror as saying, "It's not impossible (that he leaves)". "I think he plays in a position that suits him well", Wenger said of Ozil in a news conference on Wednesday.

Sports Real Madrid want Jose Mourinho back
Author: 0 Real Madrid want Jose Mourinho back

He suffered injury in September whilst on global duty and has missed 8 games for Madrid , but remains a key member of Rafa Benitez's squad. So, who are the managers rumoured to take over the hot-seat at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium? The Daily Mail , via Italian publication Corriere dello Sport , claims Inter Milan and Juventus are eyeing the out of form midfielder, who has been booed by fans following the Jose Mourinho’s sacking.

Sports NBA Finals rematch goes to the defending champs
Author: 0 NBA Finals rematch goes to the defending champs

Friday night's Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals rematch looked eerily similar to the six-game series in June where the Golden State Warriors emerged as victors. "I don't think we've played well", power forward Draymond Green said. In the 22 minutes he was in the game, Shaun Livingston was 8-9 in his field goal attempts, adding up to 16 points with three rebounds and two assists.

Sports Conor McGregor's Next Act: Hollywood With Vin Diesel
Author: 0 Conor McGregor's Next Act: Hollywood With Vin Diesel

A massive featherweight, McGregor cuts a huge amount of weight to make the 145-pound limit, and at the weigh-ins he essentially looks like a skeleton dipped in wax. "Yes, I am going to keep kicking ass and taking on the big names in this game". Pettis told MMAFighting .com. "He wanted to put his hands on him and he got to hit him, but one guy went down and one guy didn't."...

Sports NFL Week 17 Playoff scenarios for 2015
Author: 0 NFL Week 17 Playoff scenarios for 2015

Arizona has clinched the NFC West and a first-round bye. If the Broncos and Bengals lose and the Kansas City Chiefs win, this seed goes to the Bengals. Kansas City and Denver would play each other while the Jets would travel to Houston/Indianapolis. A Steelers win would provide a rubber match with the Bengals should Cincinnati not clinch the No.

Sports Video Shows Gautam Gambhir Ignoring MS Dhoni After A Vijay Hazare Match
Author: 0 Video Shows Gautam Gambhir Ignoring MS Dhoni After A Vijay Hazare Match

Meanwhile, Gambhir took to micro-blogging site Twitter to dispel the rumours and said his image of shaking hands with Dhoni made more news than PM Modi's visit to Lahore. Thus, many of them questioned Gambhir about his behavior on the field. Gautam Gambhir lambasted the media for the reports and shared photographs on his official Twitter handle of him shaking hands with MS Dhoni after the quarterfinal match.

Sports Mike Leake signs with St. Louis Cardinals
Author: 0 Mike Leake signs with St. Louis Cardinals

Leake is 64-52 with a 3.88 ERA in 6 seasons. Over his considerable time in the Central Division, Leake provides the specific benefit of good prior results against division rivals Chicago (3.15 ERA) and Pittsburgh (3.01) and success at Busch Stadium (3.19).

Sports Beamer goes out a winner as Va. Tech takes Independence Bowl
Author: 0 Beamer goes out a winner as Va. Tech takes Independence Bowl

Evans is a junior with a year of eligibility left, so this Tulsa team should be a tough out next season. "It's something to be proud of, and I'll always hang my hat on that". He has guided them to bowl games in 23 straight seasons, with both the first (1993) and last being wins in the Independence Bowl. Tech wide receiver Isaiah Ford had 12 catches for 227 yards and a touchdown, giving him a Tech-record 1,164 yards on the season, and extending his single-season TD record to 11.

Sports Shoppers hit Teesside shops in search of Boxing Day bargains
Author: 0 Shoppers hit Teesside shops in search of Boxing Day bargains

Figures from VoucherCodes.co.uk and the Centre for Retail Research suggest that 22 million shoppers were set to spend £3.74 billion in the Boxing Day sales - a 6 per cent increase on previous year. The spread of tablets and mobile devices means online shopping on Christmas Day is also becoming more popular, with an estimated £728 million spent digitally by those seeking a break from the family festivities.

Sports Las Vegas Bowl Reflects Futures of BYU, Utah Football Teams
Author: 0 Las Vegas Bowl Reflects Futures of BYU, Utah Football Teams

The Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl offers Bronco Mendenhall the chance to coach the BYU Cougars against eh Utah Utes in a Holy War game one last time , and in Sin City no less. "Everybody had the mentality that we would somehow find a way to get back in it". The first quarter for BYU was one of the most disastrous quarters you will ever see.

Sports Bayern-bound Carlo Ancelotti set to chase his 4th Champions League title
Author: 0 Bayern-bound Carlo Ancelotti set to chase his 4th Champions League title

Guardiola has been linked for months with the Manchester City job held by Manuel Pellegrini. Ancelotti is the only coach to win three Champions League titles, although Bob Paisley also won three in the European Cup with Liverpool. Carlo Ancelotti has responded to being confirmed as Bayern Munich boss next season by stating he is "honoured". He has moved players from their preferred position to see them excel elsewhere.

Sports Smith calls LeSean McCoy 'weak' after Bills' loss
Author: 0 Smith calls LeSean McCoy 'weak' after Bills' loss

Regardless, the Bills have a penalty problem, and they're letting the officials know about it. McCoy got off to a good start, rushing 12 times for 63 yards and totaling 79 yards in the first half. But that's Ed Hochuli, and that's as good a crew as you're gonna get. The speedy second-year man has enjoyed a breakout campaign with 635 yards and six touchdowns on just 34 catches.

Sports Bastian Schweinsteiger rallies Man Utd for Chelsea clash
Author: 0 Bastian Schweinsteiger rallies Man Utd for Chelsea clash

Van Gaal's side will attempt to end their seven-match winless run when they host Chelsea on Monday night. The Old Trafford clash, though, could be a timely one for the visitors as Guus Hiddink back in the full swing of managerial things at Chelsea.

Sports Chicharito reveals Van Gaal forced him to leave
Author: 0 Chicharito reveals Van Gaal forced him to leave

Hernandez was today quoted by Marca as saying, "I spoke with Van Gaal and he said that I only had a one percent chance of playing in my position, so I headed to Bayer". Hernandez joined United from Mexican club Guadalajara in 2010 where he spends five years, winning two premier league titles and two FA Community Shield trophies.

Sports Todd Gurley: Rams, Gurley spring road upset in Seattle
Author: 0 Todd Gurley: Rams, Gurley spring road upset in Seattle

Louis Rams injury report isn't almost as long as one might expect it to be. Half way into the 2nd quarter now as Wilson would call three plays that would result in minus eleven yards. The Rams fumbled twice on their fourth-quarter touchdown drive. Linebacker Akeem Ayers picked the ball up on the ground, but wasn't touched. Let's see how far they've come.

Sports Former Chelsea star defends Jose Mourinho's Premier League record
Author: 0 Former Chelsea star defends Jose Mourinho's Premier League record

His first stint with Chelsea ended in 2007 . "Obviously we know now that the players have a responsibility to go out and prove everyone wrong and show a certain level of commitment to the decision that has been made tonight". His departure comes seven months after he led them to the Premier League title. "I thought Chelsea would continue with Mourinho", the Shanghai Shenhua hitman told RMC .

Sports With Rob Gronkowski back, Patriots are a different team
Author: 0 With Rob Gronkowski back, Patriots are a different team

No one really thought the game-changing tight end would be back so quickly after he had to be carted off the field that snowy Sunday in the Mile High city. Still, Gronkowski's presence back on the field changed the complexion of the game on Sunday and the team's outlook moving forward. "Everything checked out, everything felt good, so I was good to go".

Author: 0 The two sides of the Cleveland Browns and Johnny Manziel

But are there enough to convince the Browns to bring Manziel back next season? Crowell's runs of 50 and 54 yards, both of which preceded short touchdown runs of his, accounted for a little less than half of the Browns' 230 rushing yards. Brian Hartline eclipsed the 100-yard receiving mark for the first time in a Browns "oranger" uniform. He said Sunday that he still believes the team is improving and that the "poor" performance was an "execution problem" and not an "effort problem".

Author: 0 Javier Hernandez reveals reasons behind Manchester United exit

According to Marca , he told Movistar + the following: "I spoke with Van Gaal and he said that I only had a 1% chance of playing in my position, so I headed to Bayer". "I didn't have the intention to leave but I wanted to more playing time", the striker told Spanish television show Fiebre Maldini via IBTimes UK.

Sports Cleveland Browns look to build new kind of streak
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns look to build new kind of streak

But don't be so quick to blame the offensive line, my friend. No, seriously, the 49ers couldn't beat a team that had a 2-10 record coming into the game, and though certainly there are many, many people to blame for that, the person most responsible is Tomsula.

Author: 0 Latest Update On Denver Broncos Star's Injury And Return

Broncos coach Gary Kubiak has confirmed that Peyton Manning will resume practice on Wednesday, which could mean a very awkward situation is just days away from coming to a head. Although the frustration on Osweiler's performance has been high as of late, recent reports claimed that he will still be the starting quarterback against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Author: 0 Abby Wambach Says Goodbye To USWNT In NOLA

Retired U.S. men's national team icon Landon Donovan and current U.S. midfielder Mix Diskerud were among those to weigh in on the topic, with Diskerud posting a pointed message on his Instagram feed in response to Wambach's remarks.

Sports UFC Rankings: Alistair Overeem Climbs, Still Behind Junior Dos Santos
Author: 0 UFC Rankings: Alistair Overeem Climbs, Still Behind Junior Dos Santos

For his own part, Dos Anjos says he wants McGregor next. "So the next step will be winning the title in the 155-pound division". And without a clear number-one lightweight contender to face in his next appearance, dos Anjos must now join the growing list of UFC'ers intent on quieting the Irishman while earning the payday of a lifetime, and hope that his lightweight title is enough to move ahead of the pack.

Sports Stanford football's Christian McCaffrey finishes second in 2015 Heisman Trophy
Author: 0 Stanford football's Christian McCaffrey finishes second in 2015 Heisman Trophy

Henry holds an active streak of 18 consecutive games with a touchdown for the Crimson Tide, who is 12-1 and the No. 2 seed in the College Football Playoff, in which they will face Michigan State Dec. Being a finalist is a once-in-lifetime event for most players, often the culmination of a great career. Someone asked Shaw if he thought McCaffrey deserved the award.

Sports Utah beats BYU in Las Vegas Bowl
Author: 0 Utah beats BYU in Las Vegas Bowl

Even though our numbers were not good at all, we took care of the football. While the Utes piled up the points, the offense struggled for most of the game as BYU outgained Utah 386-197. Whittingham improved his bowl record to 9-1, surpassing former USC and UNLV coach John Robinson for the best bowl win percentage in college football history.

Sports The 2015 New York Jets are a Success, With or Without Playoffs
Author: 0 The 2015 New York Jets are a Success, With or Without Playoffs

There is still a not-that-crazy scenario where the Chiefs could win the AFC West. If the Chiefs win out and the Broncos lose two of their final three games (at Steelers, Bengals, Chargers), the Chiefs would likely own the tiebreaker within the division over the Broncos.

Sports Miss Germany says sorry to Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach
Author: 0 Miss Germany says sorry to Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach

Miss Colombia on the other hand managed to stay surprisingly positive despite the traumatizing experience. "I have to apologize", he said. In a new interview with Missology about that moment, Miss Germany Sarah-Lorraine Riek slammed the pageant and its victor, Wurtzbach, telling them none of the other girls in the pageant voted for her.

Sports Kyler Murray Staying at A&M
Author: 0 Kyler Murray Staying at A&M

Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Kyler Murray (1) rushes against the Ball State Cardinals in the second quarter at Kyle Field. However, Murray's exit raises red flags regarding Sumlin's relationship with his quarterbacks. He also added 335 yards on the ground and one touchdown as the speed of the game was too much for the 5-10, 180-pound freshman. Liucci reported that the meeting did not go well for Sumlin.

Sports Should American Pharoah of won 'Sportsperson of the Year'?
Author: 0 Should American Pharoah of won 'Sportsperson of the Year'?

Williams won the Australian Open, the French Open (Roland Garros) and Wimbledon titles and was just two matches away from completing the Grand Slam circuit when she lost in the U.S. From red carpets rubbing shoulders with Hollywood's elite, to President Obama saying he watches her , to J.K. Rowling coming to her defense, she has had a star worthy year all around.

Sports Johnny Manziel slams tablet into head after interception
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel slams tablet into head after interception

If the Niners are playing for their jobs at the end of this season, Sunday's game should bring about a mass layoff. San Francisco's offensive line already looked overmatched in a 24-10 loss to the lowly Cleveland Browns on Sunday, a defeat so listless that even 49ers players questioned their effort level.

Sports 'Confident' Arsenal FC Aren't scared of Manchester City And FC Barcelona
Author: 0 'Confident' Arsenal FC Aren't scared of Manchester City And FC Barcelona

One of City's unsung heroes this season, the Serbian has proved his importance to the team once again this season. Arsenal rightly goes into it as favourites. There's not a lot Arsenal can do about this problem except to hope that Flamini and Ramsey produce outstanding performances. You get the sense that a point won't be the worst result for either team, especially with the chance that Leicester will not be able to sustain their incredible pace.

Sports Belgian Newspaper Accuses Eden Hazard of Faking Injury During Chelsea's Loss
Author: 0 Belgian Newspaper Accuses Eden Hazard of Faking Injury During Chelsea's Loss

Hazard was left writhing on the pitch in apparent agony after being caught late by Jamie Vardy and was seen clutching his hip prior to his 31st minute substitution. His first reaction was "I can't" but then he wanted to try. "Do you really think that Eden would feign an injury in such an important match?" "His hip is really hurting".

Author: 0 Archie Manning says Peyton has been battling foot injury for months

Osweiler lost for the first time last week, 15-12 against Oakland, and was sacked five times. That still belongs to Brock Osweiler for now. Peyton Manning has said he suffered the injury during the Broncos' loss in Indianapolis on November 8 when he aggravated the foot on the artificial turf.

Sports Rob Gronkowski honors friend Dana Parenteau, who died last week
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski honors friend Dana Parenteau, who died last week

Sometimes the best therapy for dealing with loss is getting back to doing what you love, and there is no doubt in anyone's mind how much Rob Gronkowski loves football. Quarterback Tom Brady said Gronkowski was tough all game long for the Patriots. For Gronkowski, he is having another All-Pro type season. "I know (Parenteau) would want me to go out there and whoop some booty, which we did as a team", Gronkowski said.

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