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Patrick Mahomes can rock the boat in the season finale


Patrick Mahomes II snapped a 34-year streak in which the Chiefs eschewed drafting a quarterback in the first round when they traded up to pick him 10th overall earlier this year. So it only made sense to rest the starters and give Mahomes a chance to show his stuff. Reid's Chiefs have nothing left to play for in the regular season. Read More »

Steven Adams stars as Oklahoma City Thunder record sixth straight National Basketball Association win


Kelly Scaletta (Fan Rag) examines if the Thunder has found its inner contender : "Perhaps more significantly, their assist percentage is 52.7, indicating that they're still relying too much on iso ball". Most of that is thanks to Russell Westbrook . The Thunder rebounded to take a seven-point lead before settling for a 66-63 halftime lead. That is most likely because defense is more of a team effort. Read More »

Wrong turn for Boston College


Best play: With the score tied, 20-20, late in the fourth quarter, Boston College began a drive on its 48. The ball plummeted to the permafrost-lined field, and Hawkeyes' Parker Hesse hopped on top of it, turning the ball back over to his offense . Read More »

Manchester United Told To Forget About Dybala


The 24-year-old has become one of Europe's top strikers in recent years and was recently handed Juventus' coveted No 10 jersey. The Argentina worldwide has been repeatedly linked with a move to the Premier League and the Daily Star say Mourinho is determined to bring him to Old Trafford next summer. Read More »

Wenger Confirms Arsenal In Wilshere Talks


That's the sticking point for the player apparently, with Wenger making it clear that the club have one figure in mind, and the player has another - and until they can meet in the middle, a deal won't be agreed. Wenger said during his press conference on Wednesday: 'We should be higher of course and we are not happy with where we are. The report also says that Arsenal could be set back around €40m (£35.5m) if they want to land the Morocco global. Read More »

Sean McVay prioritizing rest over No. 3 seed


McVay said the Rams chose to take their foot off the gas only after extensive internal discussions and a front-office decision that no players on the verge of statistical benchmarks will miss out on financial incentives. Besides having Aaron Donald that's how he worked the numbers on them. They also signed tight end Henry Krieger-Cobble and cornerback Taurean Nixon to the practice squad. Read More »

Deion Sanders being considered for FSU coaching staff position


Deion Sanders became a legend in Tallahassee as an electric defensive back and return man for the Florida State Seminoles from 1985-88, and he could be eying a return to his old stomping grounds. Sanders was also on hand for the Independence Bowl, where he could be seen on the sidelines. "I think we've got ourselves a mighty good football coach". Read More »

Bob Myers says Stephen Curry 'unlikely' to play Friday vs. Charlotte


The Golden State Warriors gave us an update regarding Stephen Curry's status on Tuesday as he attempts to return from a sprained ankle the two-time MVP suffered in early December. But Myers noted that while Curry might look good, the Warriors want to see how his ankle feels afterwards. Golden State are 8-1 during Curry's absence, and certainly do not want to take a chance rushing him back until he is 100 per cent. Read More »

County's unemployment rate stays same in November


Dukes County checked in with a 5.4 percent unemployment rate in November, up from 3.6 percent a month earlier. Neighboring counties also reported lower unemployment rates: Kittitas, 4.5 percent, Benton, 4.9 percent; Klickitat, 5.0 percent; Grant, 5.7 percent and Franklin, 5.7 percent. Read More »

Christian Kirksey: Hue Jackson hasn't lost locker room

Considering the sub-freezing conditions predicted in Cleveland for the next 12 days, Jackson said he is "going to do it at my convenience". "At the same time, we get where we are and what we're trying to accomplish. No. And for the most part you would be right. "Nobody expects to lose the way we've lost recently and for him to bring his same energy, his same fight each week is impressive ... Read More »

Pistons' Reggie Jackson leaves game after rolling right ankle


After the game, Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy told reporters that x-rays were negative on Jackson's ankle, and that he would undergo an MRI on Wednesday. Victor Oladipo , who came into the game averaging 25.3 points, scored a season-low 13 points for IN (19-15). Walters missed his second straight game because of a recurrence of the sprain that kept him off the floor for the final 13 games last season. Read More »

Shoulder injury sidelines Auburn's Kamryn Pettway for Peach Bowl

Auburn (10-3) is hoping its coaching staff can turn around the mentality of this glorified exhibition game into a springboard into a three-month momentum ride into spring practices. Not only did the Knights win all 12 of their games in 2017, they also led the NCAA in scoring and are the only undefeated Division 1 team in college football. Read More »

Mbappe reveals talks with Real before PSG move


The 19-year-old scored 27 goals in all competitions and eventually joined the likes of Neymar and Edinson Cavani at PSG for a reported €180 million - on an initial season-long loan with a mandatory purchase clause - despite talks with Madrid, who he will come up against in the Champions League last 16. Read More »

Prithvi Shaw eyes U-19 World Cup title


Shaw, who is regarded as the next big thing in Indian cricket, is the captain of the U-19 Indian team and said that his aim is to win the cup. Some of the players have been playing first-class cricket. We tried to get as many of them to train. That is easier said than done when some of the finest Indian cricketers have come through the rigours of Under-19 cricket. Read More »

Giants promote Davis Webb to second-string quarterback


Uncertainty is swirling as the Giants will begin the offseason by searching for a new general manager and head coach. "I don't know what's going to happen", Manning said on WFAN on Monday . I do want to play. It was Smith who got the nod in Week 13 against the Oakland Raiders, as he threw for 212 yards and one touchdown in the defeat. "Things change and situations occur and you have to make decisions", Manning said. Read More »

Brunel replaces sacked Noves as France coach


Just five weeks ahead of the 2018 Six Nations, they have acted on the future of head coach Guy Noves - he's been sacked. His contract stretches to the 2019 World Cup in Japan, Laporte told a press conference at a Paris hotel, and he will be assisted by "a pool of five or six" Top 14 coaches. Read More »

Blake Griffin May Make Return from Knee Injury by End of December


After fearing the worst, the Clippers were relieved to find out that Griffin sprained his knee and avoided any major damage. LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin could return from a sprain of his left medial collateral ligament as soon as Friday, when the Clippers face the Los Angeles Lakers , according to coach Doc Rivers . Read More »

5 players who need to step up vs. Washington State


For one more game, though, it's their show and they're going to enjoy every moment. "In the back end they manned us up and pressed us and we didn't win enough and sometimes when we did win the ball was not there enough, whether that was because of pressure or accuracy, whatever the case". Read More »

Why this place in Shimla is special to PM Modi


Prime Minister; he used to visit here regularly as a young man and stopped here for old times' sake. The Prime Minister also later took to Twitter and posted pictures of his pleasant interaction with people there at the coffee shop. Let me tell you that when Modi used to work for the party, he had spent a lot of time in Himachal Pradesh and especially in Shimla . On Wednesday, the PM relived those days as he made a surprise stop at the Indian Coffee House while he was returning to Delhi ... Read More »

Chiefs announce Patrick Mahomes will start Sunday


Kansas City clinched the AFC West with a win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday and are locked into the No. 4 seed in the AFC. Coach Andy Reid told reporters Wednesday that Mahomes would start the season finale at Denver. Of Mahomes, Reid said , " To have the opportunity to be in the room he's in is priceless". He threw for 5,052 yards and 41 touchdowns in his senior year at Texas Tech last season. Read More »

Wenger prepared for busy January, but won't break bank for Wilshere


Palace have proven hard to beat in the last few weeks and, coupled with Arsenal's average record on the road, that should help them pick up a point in front of their own supporters on Thursday night. Wenger was asked about a potential return date for Olivier Giroud and named "the 10th of January or 15th" as a possible timeframe. Last season Palace beat Arsenal 3-0 in this fixture. Read More »

National Football League draft shake-up: Five teams that could surprise with bold moves

He still has talked with reporters ahead of the game. " I'd rather be a lower pick at the right team than a higher at the wrong team ", Rosen said according to ESPN's Josh Weinfuss . The Browns secured the #1 pick in next year's draft after losing to the Chicago Bears. The Giants will pick second. Up front, we should note that Darnold remains undecided on a draft declaration - he's a player we've heard rumblings on regarding a potential return to school. Read More »

Chicago Bulls unveil new Nike "City" edition uniform


The team will debut the uniforms February 2 against the Miami Heat at the Wells Fargo Center as part of its "Spirit of '76" campaign. This city edition is the fourth uniform category, an attempt to capture and honor the fans of each franchise in the unique designs on the jerseys. Read More »