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Panthers fire OC Mike Shula, QB coach Ken Dorsey


Shula, who is the son of legendary National Football League coach Don Shula, was originally brought in as the team's quarterback in 2011 before being promoted to the offensive coordinator's job in 2013. The Panthers' 2017 season came to an end on Sunday in the NFC Wild Card round of the NFL Playoffs after a 31-26 loss to the New Orleans Saints. In a post published later on the Panthers' own website, the move was explained with the statement , "inconsistency is the biggest reason the ... Read More »

Donald Trump seemed to forget the words to the U.S. national anthem


Flank by members of the military, Trump , with his right hand over his heart, appeared to mumble his way through the anthem, at times clearly mouthing other words that weren't in the Star Spangled Banner . Singing aside, Mr Trump was animated during the football game. Trump has regularly claimed victory on the issue. In another planned protest, the NAACP Atlanta branch urged people to wear white and wave white towels when the president arrived at the stadium or when his name was ... Read More »

Georgia QB Jacob Eason reportedly transferring to Washington


No, K.J. Carta-Samuels won't be around anymore, not even for his final season of eligibility in 2018, as he has made a decision to transfer but Eason will be the next in line. While at Georgia, Eason completed 55.1% of his throws for 2,430 yards and 16 touchdowns, with eight interceptions. Returning to his home state certainly makes a lot of sense, especially considering that current Washington quarterback Jake Browning only has one more year of eligibility remaining after this season. Read More »

The One Reason To Believe Titans Can Beat Patriots


Don't worry about predictors. That's no way to go about coaching a playoff game. Now they will visit New England (13-3) on Saturday night for Tennessee's first divisional playoff game since January 2009 and their first divisional road game since losing to the Patriots 17-14 in January 2004. Read More »

Timberwolves take care of Cavaliers, LeBron James with 28-point win


Clint Capela had 15 points and 16 rebounds for Houston and Bobby Portis led the Bulls with 22 points. Cleveland let a 20-point fourth-quarter advantage dwindle down to three before the Magic's shooting touch ran out, much of it because James helped the Cavs make enough plays to secure the win. Read More »

Nadal to participate in Kooyong Classic


Djokovic is returning from a right elbow injury that has kept him off the tour since July. "But here I arrive in plenty of time and it's a good day to start feeling again. Nadal had particular trouble with his forehand on Tuesday, repeatedly misfiring into the net or spraying his shots several feet beyond the baseline. Read More »

Alabama lineman celebrates national title with epic postgame proposal


Bradley Bozeman (r.) had a night to remember. Alabama's stunning win gave Bozeman a ideal way to close out his college football career, and also gave him a flawless opportunity to propose to his girlfriend. ESPN tweeted a video of the moment showing Hegstetter pulling out an engagement ring from a newspaper he was holding as a tearful Hegstetter, a former Alabama basketball player, accepts. Read More »

BMW M5 Shatters Longest Vehicle Drift Record: 232.5 Miles


The Guinness World Record for the longest vehicle drift belongs to Toyota for now. You see, BMW, via its North American arm, claimed the record back in 2013 with the previous-gen BMW M5. "We knew going-in that if we were going to recapture the world record for longest sustained drift and set the bar as high as possible, we would need to find a way to keep the M5 going without stopping to refuel", said Schwartz. Read More »

Rams schooled by Falcons in return to playoffs


Defense played really well. He muffed a punt that bounced off teammate Blake Countess in the first quarter, and Bryant subsequently hit the Falcons' first field goal. The NFC West champion Rams were the No. 3 seed in the NFC with an 11-5 record, their best since 2003 when they were based in St. Louis. Leading the charge was Aaron Donald . Read More »

Eden Hazard now willing to pen £300000-a-week Chelsea deal


Despite Thibaut Courtois telling reporters he is "close" to penning a lucrative new contract, Chelsea have reportedly lined up a stunning potential replacement should their number one fail to sign on the dotted line. The Belgian's younger brother, Kylian, sealed a move to Stamford Bridge last summer but is yet to make an appearance for Antonio Conte's first-team. Read More »

Steve Kerr questions media coverage of LaVar Ball


So this is not an ESPN judgement, it's a societal thing more than anything. "This is not an ESPN judgment, it's a societal thing more than anything, but where we're going is we're going away from covering the game and we're getting closer to just sensationalised news", he said. Read More »

Trump gets boos and cheers in US south

President Donald Trump took the field before the college football national championship game Monday night. Trump spent the earlier part of the day in Nashville. In September, he rescinded a White House invitation to National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry, who said he would vote against visiting the president with the NBA champion Golden State Warriors. Read More »

Usain Bolt: Ferguson will help me play for Manchester United


The eight-time Olympic medalist tore his hamstring in his last ever race, but said he is now "fully fit". The greatest athlete to ever run track Usain Bolt , who retired past year, said that he spoke to Sir Alex Ferguson about his biggest dream of playing for Manchester United . Read More »

Root to bat for England


Vice-captain Anderson, deputising for stricken skipper Joe Root , said the writing had been on the wall for some time. "To be honest, we've been outplayed in the key moments of each game". "I think all the bowlers did an exceptional job". It's been an incredible summer. The 27-year-old, who was 42 not out at the end of day four, was taken to hospital after suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting but was back at the Sydney Cricket Ground for the start of play. Read More »

You're a "little man'', Chelsea's Conte berates Mourinho"


The 48-year-old Italian went further, questioning Mourinho's show of solidarity to Claudio Ranieri following the Italian's sacking by Leicester City in 2017, when he wore the initials "CR" on his shirt. Conte countered by declaring: "I think he has to see himself in the past, maybe he was speaking about himself in the past, yeah?" "It is like amnesia, when you can't remember things", he said. Read More »

Wenger to sell Alexis Sanchez, Coquelin, Debuchy this month


Arsene Wenger omitted Coquelin from his squad to face Nottingham Forest on Sunday ahead of a possible transfer. Coquelin, 26, joined Arsenal from French side Stade Lavallois in July 2008 and has made over 150 appearances for the club, despite spending time on loan at Lorient, Freiburg and Charlton. Read More »

Philippe Coutinho: Mohamed Salah is a wonderful footballer


However, in what appeared to be a shocking development, Naby Keita was pictured on Instagram with what appeared to be a plane ticket, sending Liverpool fans into a frenzied excitement. It is little surprise, then, that Leipzig want to keep hold of him for the second half of a potentially crucial campaign in their ongoing development. Read More »

Mourinho Fires Back At Conte


Conte served a four-month ban following accusations he failed to report his knowledge of an incident of attempted match-fixing in 2011 but was later acquitted of any wrongdoing. After the Italian was sacked by Leicester City just nine months after guiding the club to the Premier League title, Mourinho wore a shirt with Ranieri's initials on it the following day. Read More »

Sean McDonough got hit in the feels saying goodbye to Jon Gruden


It's an emotional and bittersweet day for our " Monday Night Football " family as today as we say goodbye to coach Gruden after nine very distinguished years. After going 40-28 in four seasons at Oakland, Gruden replaced the fired Tony Dungy as coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2002 as part of a trade deal that saw the Raiders receive two first-round NFL Draft picks, two second-round choices and $8 million. Read More »

Chelsea youngster Clarke-Salter joins Sunderland on loan


Sunderland are rock bottom of the Championship and staring relegation in the face. He signed a new four-year deal with Chelsea a month later. Even Browning, who has largely impressed, has cost the Black Cats key points in matches this season with naive errors. Read More »

Should the Kansas City Chiefs trade quarterback Alex Smith — TIMEOUT

Alex Smith is under contract with the Kansas City Chiefs for another year, but it doesn't mean the franchise plans on keeping him around. Is Smith the problem in Kansas City or is there something deeper than that? "And we didn't. As great as the 2017 Chiefs were, the 2018 Chiefs are nearly certainly going to look a lot different. Following a postseason defeat, when everything is scrutinized by a large multiple, Chiefs coach Andy Reid acknowledged the legitimacy in that being on the ... Read More »

NAACP Wants Fans To Wave White Towels At College Football Title Game

Trump would later take the field during the national anthem, where he would receive a mix of boos and cheers in what sounded like a slightly warmer reception . It's one of several anti-Trump protests planned as Trump visits Atlanta on Monday night to attend the showdown between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama. Read More »

Alabama rides freshman backup QB to wild OT championship win


He benched quarterback Jalen Hurts after a porous first half and gave the offensive reins to freshman Tagovailoa. Hurts and the Tide, on the other hand, could get nothing going against the Bulldogs defense, with Hurts finishing the game just 3-of-8 for 21 yards. Read More »

Harry Kane Outlines What Tottenham Must Do To Keep Him Happy


Kane, who scored an incredible 56 goals in 2017, has been regularly linked with interest from Europe's big guns but has stuck with boyhood club Spurs. Kane would not be the first player Tottenham have sold to Madrid in recent seasons with Gareth Bale breaking the then-transfer record to sign the Welshman in the summer of 2013. Read More »

Bill Belichick Will be Patriots Coach Next Season


That wasn't the only controversial report Belichick assaulted yesterday. Belichick's answer mirrored what the Patriots had indicated following the release of the report by ESPN last Friday. But is it his intention to definitely be back with the Patriots next season? Belichick reportedly stripped Guerrero of some team privileges, including boarding team flights and staying on the sideline during games. Read More »

Titans rally from 21-3 hole, beat Chiefs 22-21 in playoffs

It was the first time a player has thrown a touchdown pass to himself in the playoffs, and the first time in any game since the Vikings' Brad Johnson during the 1997 season. The play put the Titans on the march to a heart-stopping 22-21 win, stunning the teams fans. The Titans were at third and goal when Mariota thought he saw an opening and passed the ball toward the endzone, only to have it batted back toward him by a Chiefs cornerback Darrelle Revis . Read More »

Max Holloway to headline UFC 222 in Vegas


Stay tuned to KHON2 News for updates. According to MMAjunkie , Holloway and Edgar are scheduled to fight at UFC 222 in March. Max Holloway's UFC featherweight title reign will continue against the man it originally was supposed to start against. Read More »

United Kingdom rail passengers face further strikes


South Western Railway said more than 70 per cent of its normal weekday service of 1,700 trains ran, although there were rail replacement buses and arrangements to have tickets accepted on other train companies. But the strike meant that many rush hour and evening services did not operate yesterday, leaving standing room only on those that remained. He added: "However, the transport secretary recognises the disruption caused to passengers and has met union leaders on several occasions, ... Read More »

Teryl Austin joining Bengals as defensive coordinator


Austin, the former defensive coordinator of the Lions , spent the last four seasons in Detroit. The Oakland Raiders also made a late push towards hiring Austin, but the Bengals were able to finish the deal. He has been on Jim Caldwell's staff with the Lions since 2014 but has reportedly been itching to become a head coach. He employs an aggressive style rooted in the 4-3 scheme. Read More »