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Sports Scouting Northwestern's Music City Bowl opponent, Kentucky
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He only has three 50+ yard rushing games , but the threat of Johnson scrambling is enough to at least force Northwestern defensive coordinator Mike Hankwitz to prepare for it. Northwestern now leads 10-7 midway through the second quarter. "He's been real solid for us and he's very experienced". "He's an outstanding player, there's no doubt about that, and it's going to be a huge challenge for our defense".

Sports Tampa Bay Buccaneers To Retain Dirk Koetter in 2018
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All that talk about Jon Gruden leaving the "Monday Night Football" booth to return to coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? There's a chance that they end up being the only team in the NFC South not to reach the playoffs. The team garnered national attention by appearing on HBO's " Hard Knocks " during training camp. The club is entering Week 17 with a 4-11 record and in the cellar of the most competitive division in the NFL .

Sports Betting Preview: Liverpool - Leicester City: Expect goals at Anfield
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It is at the back where Jurgen Klopp's side have struggled, and the Reds have attempted to rectify that by completing the record-signing of Virgil van Dijk from Southampton . The Foxes recently pegged back Manchester United in a stunning 2-2 draw at home, and they will now attempt to reinforce their quality on the road.

Sports Canada, eh? League gives Manziel OK
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Tillman went on to say that he and the Tiger-Cats thought that Manziel was a "guy that's just electric, that could be one of the most exciting players in the Canadian Football League since Doug Flutie". "The CFL has extended the stay on the expiry of the 10-day window for Mr. Manziel until November 30, 2017 and therefore Mr. Manziel will remain on Hamilton's negotiation list until that date".

Sports Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship title
Author: 0 Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship title

Later on, a tiebreaker has to decide the victor with mini-match. Viswanathan Anand claimed his first world title in 2003. Famously called as Vishy, Anand lost his number one crown to Magnus Carlsen in 2013. Vijayalakshmi and Eesha Karavde, respectively. Anand, by far, has been unbeaten in the tournament with five wins and four draws from the nine encounters.

Sports Andrew Luck: 'I plan on being ready for everything [in 2018]'
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Andrew Luck says his throwing shoulder feels stronger and he hopes to participate in the Indianapolis Colts' offseason workouts. "I think I need to work more and need more time to stay on this "straight and narrow" if you will". Jacoby Brissett has been the starting quarterback for the Colts in Luck's stead since Week 2 and the Colts have only been able to muster three wins in their 2017 campaign.

Sports Eagles vs. Cowboys Week 17: four things to watch on defense
Author: 0 Eagles vs. Cowboys Week 17: four things to watch on defense

Although the result of the game won't affect anything except, perhaps, the NFL Draft order in 2018, Sunday's NFC East clash between the Philadelphia Eagles and visiting Dallas Cowboys (1 p.m., FOX) will feature nearly too many subplots to mention.

Sports National Football League changes concussion protocol after Tom Savage incident
Author: 0 National Football League changes concussion protocol after Tom Savage incident

There is no punitive action stemming from the disturbing incident. - If players show signs of a seizure or fencing responses, like Savage did, they will be removed from the game and can not return. "With benefit of the video, I never would have allowed the player back in the game and I don't think [trainer] Geoff Kaplan would have let Tom back in the game".

Sports MMA: Holly Holm finds herself in the familiar spot as underdog
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Bonus: Since she's moving up for the December 30 scrap, we had to ask Holm if she's cool to get her grub on over the holiday weekend. She ain't kidding - Cyborg hasn't lost in over a decade, and KO'd nearly every chick courageous enough to step into the cage with her.

Sports Forecast: It's Cold, And It Will Stay Cold For Some Time
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As skies partially clear overnight, low temperatures will fall to near zero. New Year's Day looks bright but very cold with highs only around 10 and below zero in the North Country. A frigid shot of arctic air moves in quickly behind this system. Some more single-digit temperatures are nearly definite, and some below-zero cold isn't out of the question.

Sports Saints RB Alvin Kamara fined $6K for wearing Christmas-themed cleats
Author: 0 Saints RB Alvin Kamara fined $6K for wearing Christmas-themed cleats

Kamara posted a picture of the fine letter with a "Tis the season" caption. Players know they will face fines if they wear cleats that don't match their team colors, but Kamara strapped on the red Christmas stocking cleats anyway. Kamara says it was worth it. "I'm going to make a GoFundMe - yeah, I'm getting fined - and whatever the fine is, I'm going to pay the fine and the rest I'm going to donate to a charity".

Sports Somebody have mad: José says '£300m not enough' for United to compete
Author: 0 Somebody have mad: José says '£300m not enough' for United to compete

Ahead of his first season in charge, Mourinho signed midfielder Paul Pogba for a then record £89m. City, meanwhile, spent over £200m ahead of this season, with well over half of that amount going towards three defenders - Benjamin Mendy for £52m, Kyle Walker for an initial £45m, and Danilo for £26.5m.

Sports Antonio Conte urges Chelsea board to act during 'important' January transfer window
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Conte has few injury problems ahead of Stoke's visit to Stamford Bridge, meaning he could rotate his selection in order to save some players for the trip to Arsenal on January 3, while Charly Musonda and David Luiz are close to returns. "We have another game against Stoke, our last game of the year, and it's important to keep winning and getting points". Stoke, meanwhile, come into this game in 13th place on the standings, just three points from the dropzone.

Sports Major League Baseball free agents 2018: Rockies, Wade Davis reach record deal, report says
Author: 0 Major League Baseball free agents 2018: Rockies, Wade Davis reach record deal, report says

Davis will seemingly replace Greg Holland , the man he took over the closer's role from with the Royals in 2015. With the addition of Davis, the Rockies have guaranteed $106 million on bullpen pitchers this offseason. Adding to that the salaries of Adam Ottavino , Mike Dunn and Chris Rusin , the Rockies could spend upward of $45 million on their relief cops this season.

Sports Kane aims to earn place alongside Messi, Ronaldo
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Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris believes maintaining those levels will become harder for Kane as expectation increases. "We are all so, so, so, so happy because it's an awesome thing to celebrate". He doubled Spurs' advantage before the break with an easy tap in, following great work from Son Heung-Min. "To be better maybe it's a very small step", Pochettino said.

Sports Hazard's Father: 'Eden rejected Chelsea renewals to wait for Real Madrid'
Author: 0 Hazard's Father: 'Eden rejected Chelsea renewals to wait for Real Madrid'

The Belgian worldwide has been long linked with a move to the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, and his father Thierry has told Le Soir that while an offer from the Real has not been forthcoming as of yet, the former Lille playmaker has turned down the offer of a Stamford Bridge extension in order to keep his options open.

Sports Texas A&M offense, defense compete to help North Carolina food bank
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It wouldn't be shocking to see the Demon Deacons get out to a big lead through Wolford and then maintain it thanks to the performance of the defense, but for that to happen, everything will have to go right for them. He sat out a total of four games last season. Dodson and fellow linebacker Otaro Alaka could close up all the room Wolford, Colburn and others try to find early in the contest as the Demon Deacons look to get into a rhythm.

Sports Tennis star Roger Federer makes friends with Rottnest Island quokka
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Roger Federer remains confident in his ability to retain his Australian Open crown and says he has given no thought to retiring in the near future. Djokovic is not alone in returning to the ATP Tour, but Thiem believes the likes of Murray, Milos Raonic, Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori - who all ended 2016 in the top-five - will struggle to re-establish themselves in the top-10.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo wins Globe Soccer Awards player of the year

Ronaldo appeared by video link as he received the award from Italy's Alessandro del Piero. Madrid swept the board at the Globe Soccer Awards, named the Best Club of the Year, while Zinedine Zidane claimed Best Coach. "Lastly, and most importantly, I dedicate this to my mother". The Award for Best referee of the Year was taken by German referee Felix Brych, ahead of Bakary Gassama, César Arturo Ramos, Ravshan Irmatov and Sandro Ricci.

Sports Rockets G Paul ruled out vs. Celtics
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The former is a facilitator - his 5.3 assists lead the team - while the latter is shooting almost 50 percent on 3-pointers while averaging 14 points on only nine shots a game. Irving has netted at least 21 points in all eight of his games against the Rockets, averaging 28.0 points lifetime. Both will be tested by a Rockets club that averages a league-high 115.1 points a game.