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Sports Modric wins 2018 best player award
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Griezmann won both the Europa League and World Cup in 2018, the striker inspirational in the respective triumphs of Atletico Madrid and France. Croatia's run to the World Cup final earned Modric the Russian Federation 2018 Golden Ball and he was also given FIFA's The Best Men's Player award earlier in the year.

Sports Patriots fired up over Belichicks verbal exchange with Adam Thielen
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Minnesota (6-5-1) has lost two of its past three. "I just felt like I was ready", Jackson said after the game, via the Providence Journal's Mark Daniels. Yes, Adam Thielen became the new Derrick Mason. He slid to a stop, popped to his knee and signaled for a first down . Elandon Roberts drew the attention for blowing up Dalvin Cook on the Vikings' first play of the game from scrimmage, but Jackson also deserves credit for letting Treadwell know what he was in for.

Sports Tagovailoa's hold on Heisman slipping as finalists announced
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Still, the Alabama quarterback would make for a worthy trophy recepient, totaling 3,353 passing yards and 37 touchdowns while leading the Crimson Tide to the No. Also, the Sooners are the only program to ever produce four Heisman finalists in a three-year span. He has also rushed for 892 yards and another 11 scores.

Sports NHL Announces Expansion to Seattle for 2021-22 Season
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The still-unnamed team will begin play in the 2021-22 season, while construction on their future home, the Seattle Center Arena, will begin Wednesday. "Today is an exciting and historic day for our League as we expand to one of North America's most innovative, attractive and fastest-growing cities", Bettman said.

Sports Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accepts FA charge over Merseyside derby celebration
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The FA's disciplinary department will wait until receiving the match report from referee Chris Kavanagh and the other officials before deciding whether to investigate the incident. "I didn't want to do it and I can say it won't happen again", Klopp told a news conference on Tuesday. "He didn't apologise to me", he said. I didn't want to run to Ali (goalkeeper Alisson), I couldn't stop obviously.

Sports Bulls fire head coach Hoiberg, promote Boylen
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Rumors have been swirling around the Chicago Bulls brass for a couple seasons now on whether or not a coaching change was coming, that day finally came. Boylen's lone head coaching job was in the NCAA with Division I Utah from 2007-11 where he finished with a 69-60 record and led the Utes to one NCAA Tournament appearance in 2009.

Sports Eagles have no interest in ex-Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt
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Several teams considered it, but those teams elected not to put in a claim. With that in mind, let's take a look at three things to know about his situation. Of course, if he does sign with a team, he's not eligible to play right now, which leads us to our next point. Former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt was involved in another violent incident at a nightclub in January, according to a TMZ report .

Sports Urban Meyer retiring as coach of Ohio State
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Ohio State says Meyer's last game before retirement will be the Rose Bowl on January 1. CFT had caught wind of speculation that it wouldn't be surprising at all if Meyer were not the Buckeyes' head coach next season, whispers that grew a little louder given the embarrassing loss in West Lafayette this and what some have described as Meyer's "anguished...

Sports India vs Australia: Top 5 Indian Batsmen To Watch Out For
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Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting on Thursday predicted that Usman Khawaja would score more runs that Indian skipper Virat Kohli in the Test series. The previous series between the two rivals have been heated, with the combative Kohli usually front and centre. However, Hazlewood stressed their main aim is to get some early breakthroughs to put pressure on Kohli.

Sports Oklahoma is in: Sooners snag 4th spot in playoff semifinals
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No. 1 Alabama (13-0) will meet No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1) in the other semifinal in the Orange Bowl in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Tigers won the SEC West in 2017, so they were far from average, and the Bulldogs avenged their lone loss by defeating Auburn 28-7 later on in the SEC Championship Game.

Sports Steve Kerr takes blame: One of my worst coaching performances
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He specifically cited the team's lack of spacing as a big issue. "I expect him to be great for us the rest of the road trip and beyond", Thompson said . He had 27 points on 10/21 shooting but was just 3/9 on threes. Detroit led by as many as 11 points in the second and led 54-46 at halftime. The Pistons outscored the Warriors 36-18 on 3-pointers in the win.

Sports Can Issa Diop grow into West Ham talisman?
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West Ham responded from a 4-0 home loss to Manchester City by winning 3-0 at Newcastle and Pellegrini added: 'I hope we give maximum of our pace and quality to get three points more (against Cardiff)'. - West Ham's Felipe Anderson has scored four goals in his last four Premier League games having netted just one in his opening 10 appearances in the competition for the Hammers.

Sports Late President George H.W. Bush lies in state in Washington
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Members of the military served as pallbearers, carrying the flag-draped casket from a hearse into the rotunda. Bush, the eldest of the four Bush sons, and his wife, Laura, along with brother Neil Bush and his family, boarded the plane for the cross-country trip to Joint Base Andrews outside Washington.

Sports Gareth Bale agent refuses to rule out Serie A switch
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Marouane Fellaini's 91st minute victor against Young Boys saw Manchester United squeak through after they had laboured against the Swiss at Old Trafford. Real Madrid coach Santi Solari said Isco's absence from the club's bench in Tuesday's 2-0 win at Roma in Champions League action was nothing more than a "sporting decision".

Sports Sam Kerr named fifth best player in football’s Women’s Ballon d’Or
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But the 23-year-old's moment as a trailblazer was momentarily soured by a freakish question from the award ceremony's host, DJ Martin Solveig: But can she twerk? The striker was the French league's top scorer with 31 goals last season while also firing 15 in the Champions League as Lyon went on to win the competition.

Sports Florida Gators to face MI in Peach Bowl
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ESPN, which owns the bowl game, will televise it nationally. So, the Gators are going to put in the work at practices and in meetings, taking the same approach they have throughout this 9-3 season. "It's a lot we can build off of". "With all the meetings I have had I think everyone plans on playing in the game", explained the Gators head coach.

Sports Trump Praises Bush as 'A High-Quality Man'
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Bush Sr. also held a special honor from the Queen. From there, Mr Bush's casket will travel to Washington on board President Trump's presidential aircraft - in what the United States leader called "a special tribute that he deserves very much".

Sports New Injury Update For Steelers RB James Conner
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With only four games left Pittsburgh hasn't even secured a winning record yet. Chargers right tackle Sam Tevi committed a clear false start on a first down play at the Pittsburgh 46 late in the first quarter. It's unclear at this point if Conner will be forced to miss any time. Previous year around Thanksgiving, Mike Tomlin said he was looking forward to taking on the Patriots in the AFC championship .

Sports Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa sprained ankle vs. Georgia
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Tagovailoa hurt his right ankle when an offensive lineman stepped on it in the fourth quarter of the Southeastern Conference championship game against No. This time, Jalen Hurts was the quarterback who came off the bench to rescue Alabama. The junior quarterback threw for one touchdown and ran for another with a little more than a minute left on the clock, rallying the top-ranked Tide to a 35-28 victory over No.

Sports Bears Favored Over Giants With Chase Daniel Expected to Start
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Beckham made that pass look way too easy. The Fox play-by-play announcer said Hicks had assured him he would just be a lead blocker in that situation, but that was obvious deception as Chase Daniel handed the ball to Hicks, who barreled in for a touchdown.

Sports Bournemouth boss Howe rues facing 'outstanding' Sterling after record goal
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In the other matches, Crystal Palace beat Burnley 2-0, Huddersfield lost 2-1 to Brighton, Leicester beat Watford 2-0, and Newcastle lost 3-0 at home to West Ham. However, the 21-year-old City striker failed to score any goal since the second week of this season's Premier League . Romelu Lukaku gave United a lifeline when he slotted home from Rashford's pass in the 33rd minute as the Belgian striker grabbed his first goal in 13 games.

Sports Ballon d'Or: Who finished highest excluding Ronaldo and Messi
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Croatia's Luka Modric and a few French World Cup winners will be hoping to finally end the 10-year duopoly of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi . It's perhaps no surprise that the Croatian icon is the odds-on 2/5 favourite to scoop the Ballon d'Or, ahead of former teammate Ronaldo at 5/1, Griezmann (8/1), Varane (10/1), and Mbappe (12/1), whereas Messi is the 20/1 outsider.

Sports Warriors' Curry will return to face Pistons
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Toronto improved to an NBA-best 19-4 while Golden State slipped to 15-8. The matchup prompted Thompson to suggest the night was a potential preview of June's National Basketball Association finals. He is expected to return on Saturday after missing 11 games while Draymond Green continues to sit out. Although Curry is set to return to the floor for the Warriors tomorrow night, Cook will likely remain a key piece of Golden State head coach Steve Kerr's rotation.

Sports UEL2: Uefa announce new European club competition
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The victor of the new contest, to encourage clubs from smaller countries, will be qualify for the following season's Europa League . It will be introduced at the start of the 2021/22 season. "This has been achieved with a strategic approach, and in accordance with UEFA's objective of having both more quality and more inclusivity in our club competitions".

Sports 'This is Unai Emery's victory': Fans praise Arsenal coach after derby victory
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Aubameyang's spot-kick gave the Gunners an early lead, only for them to be pegged back by Eric Dier's header which caused a ruckus after celebrations in front of Arsenal fans . "We want to continue with him our process, helping him to be with us with his performance and also when we need he can help us with his quality and his experience here".

Sports Packers announce head-coaching change
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The Green Bay Packers have prided themselves on being a patient organization, whether it be with player development and acquisition, or front office personnel moves. The Packers' offense lacked explosion on Sunday. The previous two teams in this spot played both their games in November, making this game the latest into the regular season a team has been a two-touchdown favorite in this spot.

Sports Liverpool grabs late victor against Everton
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I can imagine all the disappointment of Everton in a situation like that. Liverpool legend John Aldridge believes that Divock Origi's 96th minute victor in the Merseyside derby against Everton at Anfield was payback for a horrendous tackle on him by Ramiro Funes Mori two and a half years ago.

Sports Mets working on deal for Cano, Diaz
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The deal isn't done yet, as Passan outlined some of the hurdles that remain in completing the blockbuster, including Cano's no-trade clause and potential physicals. The hard-throwing right-hander totaled 124 strikeouts over 73 1/3 innings (15.2 K/9) and finished eighth in American League Cy Young voting. It also appears the Mets are not overly concerned about the 80-game suspension Cano served in 2018 for performance-enhancing drugs.

Sports Vegas odds on Clemson-Notre Dame
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Congratulations, you made it to the end of the 2018 college football season (save for the most important game of the year - Army-Navy next Saturday on CBS, of course). Clemson triumphed 24-22 on its way to a 14-1 season and runner-up finish in the second College Football Playoff . Kyler Murray was brilliant, and there's a chance he may obertake Tagovailoa for the Heisman.