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Mullen reaches agreement with Florida

Mullen reaches agreement with Florida

He's now deciding whether to take the open Nebraska job or stay at UCF. For the first time in nearly ten years, there will be a new head coach leading the Mississippi State Bulldogs. He left Florida to become the head coach at Mississippi State in 2009, where he built a consistent victor, posting a school-record three seasons with at least nine wins. Read More

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Danica Patrick Is Done With Full-Time Racing

Danica Patrick Is Done With Full-Time Racing

However, this isn't the end of her career as she will compete in two races next season: the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500. Sometimes we get big nudges and sometimes it's little. Patrick remains the sole female driver to earn pole in the NASCAR Cup Series. Patrick announced earlier this season that she would not be returning to Stewart-Haas Racing next year due to a lack of sponsorship. Read More

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Jeff Long out as UA Athletic Director, sources say

Jeff Long out as UA Athletic Director, sources say

The former television announcer was the coach when the Razorbacks took a knee during the national anthem during an exhibition game prior to the 2016-17 season. While serving at Arkansas, Long was named the first chairman of the college football playoff selection committee. "I know this, winning ball games helps everybody, so that's all I'm focused on". Read More

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World Cup without Italy would be a 'disaster', says Low

World Cup without Italy would be a 'disaster', says Low

By virtue of its 1-0 win on aggregate over the Italians , Sweden has now qualified for the 12th World Cup in the nation's history. Reigning champions Germany are in no such position having already confirmed their spot in Russian Federation and, while Low believes Sweden have shown plenty to suggest they deserve to qualify, he also feels Italy failing to qualify would be a blow to the tournament. Read More

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LeBron James, Cavs teammates ride subway, New Yorkers not impressed

LeBron James, Cavs teammates ride subway, New Yorkers not impressed

James also said he doesn't have any issues with the Knicks' organization. "I don't even know the kid", James said at the Cavaliers' shootaround before their game against the Knicks. "And I believe the only reason he used that word is because he sees young African-Americans trying to make a difference". "It's the same if I, I mean, I think DeShaun Watson should be a Brown", James said of the Houston Texans QB, who was selected at No. Read More

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U-Tennessee Sacks Saugatuck's Butch Jones as Grid Coach

U-Tennessee Sacks Saugatuck's Butch Jones as Grid Coach

GN's Jimmy Hyams says Jones was offered the opportunity to coach the final two games but declined. As bad as the season has gone, UT still has a slim chance at bowl eligibility; it must win both its remaining games. Butch Jones has been on the hot seat for several weeks with Tennessee, and it appears the Vols have finally made a decision to move in another direction. Read More

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Cleveland Browns gave yet another game away

Cleveland Browns gave yet another game away

Titans receiver Rishard Matthews walked onto the field holding hands with soldiers and stood with teammates for the anthem for the first time since President Donald Trump criticized players for protesting. Cleveland fans already know the answer given how they've played. Cleveland scored the first 10 points of the game, but the Lions rallied to take a 17-10 lead by halftime. Read More

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What time, channel is Penn State vs. Michigan State?

What time, channel is Penn State vs. Michigan State?

All season long Penn State's secondary had been lock down. The Spartans leading receiver, Felton Davis, had a huge day with 12 receptions, 181 yards and a touchdown. McSorley was intercepted three times . Davis attempted to make a catch at the sideline but tipped the ball with one hand and intercepted by Amani Oruwariye at the Nittany Lions' 24-yard line . Read More

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Indianapolis Colts officially shut down Andrew Luck for season

As such, Luck will not resume his throwing program until both Luck and the doctors are satisfied with the physical state of his shoulder and previous soreness subsides. Instead, Colts fans will have to wait until hopefully 2018 to see Luck return to the field-having not played in an National Football League game since last January, with obviously this latest disappointing injury development. Read More

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Dolphins send Ajayi to Eagles for draft pick

Dolphins send Ajayi to Eagles for draft pick

He gained just 23 yards on 13 carries, despite on season-long 21-yard rush on his first attempt of the game. We're guessing the timing wasn't a coincidence. Ajayi has rushed for 1,924 yards and nine touchdowns in 31 career games for Miami since being selected in the fifth round of the 2015 draft out of Boise State. Read More

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Jose Mourinho set to seek replacement for Luke Shaw

Jose Mourinho set to seek replacement for Luke Shaw

My relationship with him is very good, we are in contact". Spanish midfielder Herrera was candid in his assessment of United's 2-1 Premier League defeat to newly-promoted Huddersfield, questioning the team's passion and mentality. "Maybe it is to try and sell books, maybe his ghost-writer wants to make some money". "I probably have the player I didn't think it was possible to have, but we got the player I really wanted". Read More

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Dustin Pedroia undergoes knee surgery

The second baseman is anticipated to return to games in approximately seven months. Pedroia has reportedly been dealing with an injury to his left knee all season, and has even gone on the disabled list twice this year. On Wednesday, Pedroia had cartilage restoration surgery and according to Tim Britton of the Providence Journal , he's going to be out a while. Pedroia has four years and $56 million left on his current contract with the Red Sox. Read More

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Guardiola denies disrespect in ´Kane team´ row

Guardiola denies disrespect in ´Kane team´ row

Kane already has 11 goals for Tottenham this season across all competitions, as he looks to win the Premier League's golden boot trophy for the third successive season. Wasn't disrespectful for myself but for a lot of people it was unnecessary to say that. Guardiola, whose side are top of the Premier League ahead of Saturday's game against Stoke City, said he has always been quick to give credit to Tottenham, who finished second last season, one place above City. Read More

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US, Israel to quit UNESCO

US, Israel to quit UNESCO

The UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajčák is also "concerned that the decision by the United States to withdraw could have adverse impacts upon the important work of UNESCO", according to a statement from his spokesperson. The organization has a long history of taking anti-Israel measures, and supporting resolutions against the Jewish state. The Trump administration has been preparing for a likely withdrawal for months, and a decision was expected before the end of the year, ... Read More

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Darvish earns 1st playoff win in majors as Dodgers advance

Darvish earns 1st playoff win in majors as Dodgers advance

By the numbers, Darvish didn't have a great season, going 10-12 with a 3.86 ERA (118 ERA+) and 3.83 FIP in 186 2/3 innings split between the Rangers and Dodgers, who acquired him in a July 31 deadline blockbuster. A quick 1-2-3 inning by Morrow in the bottom half of the seventh was followed by a 1-2-3 inning of his own by Bradley. Greinke allowed the first two Dodger batters to reach base. Read More

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Sri Lanka close in strong position

Sri Lanka close in strong position

Pakistan trail by 1-0 in the series after they lost the first Test by 21 runs in Abu Dhabi. Pakistan have been dealt a major blow after an injury ruled Mohammad Amir out of the upcoming 5-match ODI series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Read More

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Halep defeats Ostapenko to clinch world No.1

Halep defeats Ostapenko to clinch world No.1

The second set started with 4 good holds, which was important for Ostapenko to regain her confidence, but she got broken in game 5 after netting an easy forehand, which was her 25th unforced error since the start of the match! "Many others did it, and I'm one of them", said Halep following her win. Read More

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Alvaro Morata could be your Weekend(er) saviour in more ways than one

Alvaro Morata could be your Weekend(er) saviour in more ways than one

If you forced us to put one question mark against the Spain international's name, and we had to think about this Alvaro, it would be that he's yet to score against a "top six" side. "Now I have all of these things and I'm very happy", Morata told British media. "I think our start wasn't so, so easy". Jose Mourinho naturally took the defeat badly and singled Eden Hazard out for criticism: "Eden is the kind of player that is not so mentally ready to look back to his left-back and to ... Read More

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Updates from key Champions League clash in Belgium

Updates from key Champions League clash in Belgium

The national team captain was replaced by Nir Bitton in the 70th minute at the Constant Vanden Stock stadium with the Scottish champions leading through a Leigh Griffiths goal and a deflected strike by Patrick Roberts . After going down 5-0 in Matchday 1 to Paris Saint-Germain, Celtic responded with a ideal performance away to Belgian side Anderlecht on Wednesday. Read More

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Spartak Moscow v Liverpool talking points

Spartak Moscow v Liverpool talking points

Both Liverpool and Spartak drew their opening game in Group E and face each other in Moscow on Tuesday, but Klopp was left bemused as reporters in Russian Federation repeatedly failed to discuss the game. "Sadio is back and it's really good". 'Phil is still a young player so I hope he can still develop. "That shouldn't be taken as me saying, "You are not performing, you're out of the goal" ". Read More

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Federation Internationale de Football Association poppy ban to be lifted for United Kingdom home nations

Federation Internationale de Football Association poppy ban to be lifted for United Kingdom home nations

They said the remembrance symbol was political and banned under Federation Internationale de Football Association rules that forbid personal, political or religious slogans. Football's world governing body told England , Scotland , Northern Ireland and Wales that they were not allowed to incorporate it into their kits during World Cup qualifiers past year. Read More

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Goran Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

Goran Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

With Dragic out, Serbia briefly took the lead at 79-78. Serbia did not give up and fought back during the third and fourth quarters, and managed to even the score at 82-82 with 3:22 to go in the final. The EuroBasket 2017 ends tonight with gold medal match between Slovenia and Serbia, which will start at Sinan Erdem Dome at 9.30 p.m. local time (1830GMT). Read More

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Defense Leads Again As Ravens Beat Browns, 24-10, In Home Opener

Defense Leads Again As Ravens Beat Browns, 24-10, In Home Opener

As he has on most of his meetings with quarterbacks behind the line of scrimmage throughout his prolific career, Suggs got the best of Kizer and forced a fumble on the sack that the Ravens recovered at Cleveland's 33-yard line. Ravens running back Terrance West opened the scoring for Baltimore in the first quarter with a 4-yard touchdown run and kicker Justin Tucker rounded things out with a 28-yard field goal with 14:56 left in the fourth quarter. Read More

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Here's How To Watch Canelo vs

Here's How To Watch Canelo vs

Unfortunately, the fight between Alvarez and Golovkin is a product of HBO PPV. Alvarez's biggest fight before this one was a 12-round loss to Mayweather in 2013 in an entertaining fight which Mayweather deserved to win. Golovkin , who won a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics, is hoping for the kind of performance that will finally win over fans not overly impressed by a 23-fight knockout streak of 18 middleweight title defenses. Read More

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Small group of protesters take credit for Fenway banner

Small group of protesters take credit for Fenway banner

Fenway security ejected four people affiliated with the stunt from the stadium. McCaffrey said the banner hung for about a minute before security came and pulled it off and also removed three people who had hung it. A member of the group later clarified the banner's message and-speaking on the condition of anonymity so as not to detract from the banner's message-explained why the sign was displayed. Read More

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Patrick not returning to Stewart-Haas Racing

Patrick not returning to Stewart-Haas Racing

On Wednesday, Patrick said she learned earlier this summer that Stewart-Haas Racing wouldn't field a vehicle for her next year if she didn't find sponsorship. Patrick spent part of her Wednesday doing the business work of NASCAR, driving go-karts in downtown Chicago for Aspen Dental to encourage people to overcome emotional barriers to going to the dentist. Read More

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Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin "GGG"

Golovkin is the more powerful fighter, and he has faced higher-quality opposition, making him more experienced and more capable. I am Gennady Golovkin until I walk into the ring. I have a great deal of respect for the sport and for the fans. That's what makes Alvarez-Golovkin feel a lot more like similar to marquee fights like Felix Trinidad-De La Hoya and Pernell Whitaker-Julio Cesar Chavez than anything the subsequent two decades have been able to produce. Read More

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Claudio Bravo: Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Upset As Man City Move Failed

Claudio Bravo: Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Upset As Man City Move Failed

When Thomas Lemar refused to join Arsenal , Alexis was forced to stay at the Emirates, despite his club agreeing a deal with Manchester City to sell the Chilean for £55million plus £5million in add-ons. "Hopefully we can fix it so all the other clubs in Europe finish at the same time". Ederson left the pitch on a stretcher after a high challenge from Liverpool's Saido Mane, who was shown a straight red card. Read More

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Conte: Hazard on bench; Morata may be rested

Conte: Hazard on bench; Morata may be rested

Atletico know what it takes to win a European crown after lifting the Europa League trophy in 2010 and 2012, though Chelsea remain the only team in the group to win the Champions League . Vardy must be an angry man these days since many of his teammates who helped Leicester City win the 2015-2016 League title have left. Antonio Rudiger is heading back to Roma just months after signing for Chelsea . Read More

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Colts trade WR Phillip Dorsett to Patriots for QB Jacoby Brissett

Colts trade WR Phillip Dorsett to Patriots for QB Jacoby Brissett

The Patriots lost wide receiver Julian Edelman and cornerback Cyrus Jones to torn ACLs in the past two preseason games, so their punt return needs were approaching code-red levels. The 5-foot-10, 185-pounder has appeared in 26 games with seven starts and totaled 51 receptions for 753 yards and three touchdowns. It seemed as if Jacoby Brissett was going to be a New England Patriot for at least another year. Read More

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Thomas Lemar Wants Liverpool Move, Not Arsenal

Thomas Lemar Wants Liverpool Move, Not Arsenal

Lemar's preference was Liverpool, but the Reds were unwilling to bid above their valuation of £65m, resulting in the forward staying at Monaco for another year. "I was focused on my match, that was all that mattered for me", added the winger who still has three years to run on his contract at the Stade Louis II. Read More

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Chelsea complete Davide Zappacosta deal

Chelsea complete Davide Zappacosta deal

Meanwhile, BT Sport pundit James Horncastle says the signing of the 25-year-old seems like a panic buy by the London club. Technical director Michael Emenalo added: 'Davide is a player of global calibre who Antonio Conte knows well and we have been aware of for some time. Read More

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