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Author: 0 Roddy White would have "fought" Kyle Shanahan for Super Bowl play calling

Roddy White spent years as a loyal soldier in the Falcons franchise, catching pass after pass from Matt Ryan ... only to see his role reduced and, finally, ended altogether just before the team reached the Super Bowl. The city of Atlanta needed that championship and you had it. [Team owner] Arthur Blank needed that championship and he deserved to win that game, with everything he's been through.

Author: 0 Kevin Love To Miss Six Weeks After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Update: The Cavs have confirmed the news, announcing that Love will undergo knee surgery and miss approximately six weeks. In a game that was relatively close all the way through, the Cavs pulled off a 116-108 victory in their first game since the announcement of Kevin Love's knee surgery, behind a near triple double from LeBron (25 points, 14 assists, eight rebounds).

Sports 'This Is Not Grant Hackett': Family Concerned For Olympian's Health After Arrest
Author: 0 'This Is Not Grant Hackett': Family Concerned For Olympian's Health After Arrest

Later, Grant's brother Craig told the Australian Associated Press that the swimmer posed a danger to himself and the community. '(But) this is not Grant Hackett. After his TV career unraveled following a series of out-of-competition troubles, he tried to make a comeback for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro previous year but didn't qualify for the Australian team.

Author: 0 Headers linked to brain damage, study finds

Footballers who repeatedly head the ball can end up suffering from dementia, new findings have suggested, prompting calls for more research into a long-suspected issue in the sport. This is not the first time signs of CTE have been discovered in the brains of soccer players. It is thought that heading the ball could cause CTE and lead to dementia and Alzheimer's later in life.

Author: 0 German Shepherd Rumor wins Best in Show at 141st Westminster Dog Show

Last year, CJ, the 3-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer from Temecula, CA, took the title of Best in Show. "It's all her. I'm just at the end of the lead". "She's going to be relaxing for a while", Boyles said after the win, but ultimately, there are "puppies in her future". Rumor is named for singer Adele's hit song " Rumor Has It".

Author: 0 Inside the World Super 6 Perth

While he could be considered favourite for the tournament, being the last player to win an worldwide event on the course, Oosthuizen said he'd be wary of Alex Noren, the highest ranked player in the field. But I think it can work. "I know you've had a lot of rain here and you can see it's a lot greener so it's definitely going to play different, but I'm looking forward to it.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: 'Paul Pogba's mother wants a draw'

Mourinho has said that the sibling rivalry is a nice side-story to the match, but one brother will ultimately be left disappointed after the second leg has been completed next week. The Portuguese's famous will to win will be undimmed at Old Trafford, but Paul Pogba's mother Yeo Moriba is angling for a draw. Saint-Etienne may be fifth in Ligue 1 and United sixth in the Premier League, but Jose Mourinho's star-studded team have gone 16 league games without defeat.

Author: 0 MI will have 14 players at the NFL Combine

They'll be measured literally for height, weight, wingspan and hand size as well as for their abilities in drills such as the 40-yard dash, bench press, three-cone drill, shuttles and jumps. In unsurprising news, the SEC had the most invites with 66, followed by the ACC and the Big 10. NFL.com draft analyst Lance Zierlein projected Reddick to go 22nd to the Miami Dolphins in his January 29 mock draft.

Author: 0 Burnley peg back Chelsea thanks to Robbie Brady's superb free-kick

That still wasn't enough to stop him from making the trip up north though, and as noted in the tweets below, Chelsea fans were delighted to see him take his seat amongst them on Sunday afternoon. The Republic of Ireland worldwide curled a magnificent effort past Thibaut Courtois to draw the Clarets level at Turf Moor after Pedro had put the Blues in front early on.

Author: 0 Brock Lesnar retires from MMA for the second time in 6 years

The suspension does not affect his professional wrestling career with WWE, with a company spokesperson telling TMZ a year ago Lesnar is not subject to their own Wellness Policy due to being a part-time performer. Lesnar finished off his MMA career with a record of 5-3, 1 NC (no contest) and despite having a relatively short career in the UFC, he was still able to accomplish so much.

Author: 0 United failed in £85m Muller bid

But while United heavily backed Mourinho in the summer, it appears they could have smashed the £200 million barrier had they acquired another of their key targets. "Then came a fax from England". "For us, however, selling Thomas Muller was never discussed". All three acquisitions have fit in well for Mourinho, becoming regulars in the first-team, which is sixth in the Premier League table.

Author: 0 Under Armour CEO Says He Will Fight Trump Travel Ban

Additionally, athlete-endorsers of the Under Armour brand - National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry, ballerina Misty Copeland, and actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson - tweeted that they opposed Plank's views, with Johnson calling the comments "divisive".

Author: 0 No real surprise that Therrien was sacked

Julien was relieved of his duties last Tuesday after spending ten seasons with the Bruins, leading them to one Stanley Cup title and another Finals appearance. Montreal began a bye week on Monday after losing to Julien's former team, the Bruins, and they don't play until Saturday, when they'll host the Winnipeg Jets.

Author: 0 Henderson admits Liverpool players let club down

Sadio Mané's two early goals against Spurs set Liverpool on course for their first league win since New Year's Eve but Henderson drew greater satisfaction from how Klopp's team closed out the game after half-time. Klopp's side next trip will be to the Midlands where they take on Premier League champions Leicester City on February 27. "It was a very open meeting and I came out of it knowing that every one of those players are together and intent on turning things around as quickly as ...

Author: 0 Antoine Vermette ejected for slashing official

He has 25 points (12 goals, 13 assists) and 20 penalty minutes in 36 games during his rookie season with Iowa, including five goals and four assists in his last six games. "What are you going to do?". It was the first time Minnesota (37-13-6) was shut out since November 15 and the third time this season the Wild has been on the wrong end of a 1-0 score.

Author: 0 WWE Elimination Chamber 2017 card, predictions, matches, past winners

AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin vs. Bray Wyatt (-4500 favourite) vs. In the light of her win, WrestleMania 33 rumors sprung up stating that she might come back for a tag team match. Her career has been filled with a variety of derivations of her character and many ups and downs - including having a WrestleMania match canceled at the last minute because the show was running long - and now she potentially heads to WrestleMania in her hometown of Orlando as the Smackdown women's champion.

Sports Georges St-Pierre on the verge of UFC return
Author: 0 Georges St-Pierre on the verge of UFC return

Considering he never dropped the UFC welterweight title in the cage, it'd make sense for GSP to step in against the current champion. While nothing is definite at this stage, the word is that St-Pierre may be targeting the third quarter of 2017 for his comeback fight, and on The MMA Hour radio show yesterday middleweight champion Michael Bisping claimed that he'd heard rumors that GSP had set his sights on fighting him.

Author: 0 Carli Lloyd to leave NWSL on deal with Manchester City

Lloyd, however, will return to the Houston Dash at the conclusion of City's season. Also in the quarterfinals of the Champions League are Alex Morgan's Lyon and Ashley Lawrence's PSG. Doing so requires building the team around her, which is fine when she's one of the best players in the world like now, but depending on whether she stays this good and how the American talent around her develops, that position and role could make things hard.

Sports Tiger Woods cancels news conference at Genesis Open
Author: 0 Tiger Woods cancels news conference at Genesis Open

ESPN.com's Bob Harig spoke with Woods' agent Mark Steinberg early Wednesday. On Tuesday night, Tiger's camp sent an announcement that his press conference at the Genesis Open at Riviera, where's he hosting the PGA Tour stop this week, is now off due to doctors' orders.

Author: 0 Beasley, Monroe, power Bucks over Pistons, 102-89

Jackson, for his part, continues to struggle this year after coming back from the knee injury he suffered before the season. The teams meet once more this season on March 31 in Milwaukee. He played in 76 games and averaged 31.7 minutes per game now, the Bucks (24-30) stand one game of out the Eastern Conference behind the Detroit Pistons.