• Marcus Rashford links to West Ham rubbished by Slaven Bilic
Marcus Rashford links to West Ham rubbished by Slaven Bilic

Middlesbrough (from): Valdes, Guzan, Chambers, Friend, Fabio, Gibson, Barragan, Ayala, Bernardo, De Roon, Clayton, Forshaw, Leadbitter, Downing, Ramirez, Stuani, Traore, Negredo, Nugent, Rhodes. " But we had enough chances to win the game ". We won them and that is the way to keep going. He rates him as a player, he rates him even with this statem...

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  • Giroud: Scorpion kick my best goal
Giroud: Scorpion kick my best goal

The Frenchman, whose goal has been compared to the one scored by Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan against Sunderland, admits it was down to luck. "Our defining moment was his chance in the second half". Palace suddenly forced Petr Cech into a burst of activity, the veteran standing firm to deny Benteke, Yohan Cabaye and Andros Townsend.

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  • Dolphins Wrap Up Regular Season At Home Against Patriots
Dolphins Wrap Up Regular Season At Home Against Patriots

Edelman tormented the Dolphins , ending with 151 yards on eight receptions and one touchdown. For the Patriots expect players like Dont'a Hightower , Martellus Bennett and if possible Julian Edelman and Brady to see limited action.

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  • 49ers' Kelly, Baalke to be fired
49ers' Kelly, Baalke to be fired

The 49ers are 2-13 entering Week 17, which sets them up for their worst season since 2004, when they went 2-14. The Eagles at that point were 6-9, bringing Kelly's final regular season record in Philadelphia to 26-20. It is unclear when a formal announcement will be made, however, Schefter reports that the 49ers will meet after Sunday's game ag...

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  • Steelers head to playoffs with overtime thriller
Steelers head to playoffs with overtime thriller

Cleveland appeared headed for its second straight victory against Pittsburgh's backups Sunday before one more misstep in a season full of them kept the Steelers in the game. His final season stats look like this: 87-of-147 passing (59 percent) for 886 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions. We're rooting for a Jaguars win, but hopefully Gore...

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  • India cash crunch: Rupee deposit deadline looms
India cash crunch: Rupee deposit deadline looms

PM Modi set out a stern warning of tough action against the "dishonest" people even as he assuaged the honest people that the government will act as a friend to them so that their difficulties are eased. He has assured that the guilty in corruption will be punished soon. Modi said it is shocking only 240,000 taxpayers have a declared income of Rs...

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  • Liverpool, Manchester City bid to stay on Chelsea's heels
Liverpool, Manchester City bid to stay on Chelsea's heels

City were torn apart in the first half by a dazzling performance at the Etihad that saw the visitors go three up through a Mangala own goal and strikes from Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino. It might not have lived up to that kind of expectations, but Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool will be pleased with the result. Two matches in less than 48...

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  • Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans
Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans

Savage getting more savage I wouldn't say that Tom Savage regressed in his first career start versus the Bengals last weekend, but things certainly came harder than they did the previous week against the Jaguars. At the time of Savage's injury, the Titans owned a 7-0 lead. Then Savage was re-evaluated for a concussion at halftime and was ruled o...

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  • Harden, Harrell ignite Rockets in rout of Clippers
Harden, Harrell ignite Rockets in rout of Clippers

Harden finished with 30 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists while Harrell helped finish off the Clippers with 13 fourth-quarter points. The undermanned Knicks kept it close in the endgame after a tip shot by Joakim Noah made it 114-111 before Harden led a 7-0 run to extend the lead to 121-111 at the 2:26 left.

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  • Marco van Ginkel: Chelsea midfielder extends contract and rejoins PSV Eindhoven
Marco van Ginkel: Chelsea midfielder extends contract and rejoins PSV Eindhoven

The 24-year-old's new deal runs until 2019, but he will spend the rest of this season in his native Netherlands. Van Ginkel told PSV's website: "I'm glad I chose this route". He was never able to force his way back into Mourinho's thinking, and subsequently spent several spells away from the club on loan at AC Milan, Stoke City and PSV.

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  • Manchester United vs Middlesbrough starting XI and team news
Manchester United vs Middlesbrough starting XI and team news

He took his goal superbly, drilling a first-time effort into the corner after Alvaro Negredo cushioned a header into his path, and ran himself into the ground before he was substituted with 13 minutes left. "So against Middlesbrough we are going to think about Middlesbrough and try to choose the team that gives us guarantees and chances to win ...

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  • One day after freakish media scrum, Johny Hendricks misses weight again
One day after freakish media scrum, Johny Hendricks misses weight again

For the last number of years former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has had a real issue making weight. Hendricks finally slams Magny down with a little over a minute left in the fight. Hendricks did his best work in the second frame when he got an early takedown and threatened chokes to make Magny think twice about getting up. "I'm d...

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  • Georgia's Riley Ridley out for Liberty Bowl
Georgia's Riley Ridley out for Liberty Bowl

Hill's next pass was incomplete forcing Brandon Hatfield to kick a 41-yard field goal but he missed it, holding the score at 16-7. Rising senior tight end Jeb Blazevich said he's looking forward to having the same offensive coordinator and strength coach in back-to-back seasons for the first time.

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  • Dele Alli at the double as Tottenham crush Southampton
Dele Alli at the double as Tottenham crush Southampton

This was the time previous year that Spurs stormed forward into a position from which they should have won the Premier League. "All the big sides above us all won their games and it was important to get the three points to keep our position in the table and have the possibility to move on".

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  • Brendan Rodgers hails Celtic's spirit after coming from behind to beat Rangers
Brendan Rodgers hails Celtic's spirit after coming from behind to beat Rangers

The Scottish Premier League resumes on Australia Day, with Celtic at home to St Johnstone. The Parkhead boss was left red-faced after he nearly lost his footing celebrating Scott Sinclair's second-half victor. Celtic's pressure finally told in the 71st minute. There are so many variables in every game, especially in derby games, and some things ...

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  • National Basketball Association champion Cavaliers withstand late Celtics charge
National Basketball Association champion Cavaliers withstand late Celtics charge

If you saw Kyrie Irving limp off the floor late in Thursday's game against the Boston Celtics, don't worry. Bird (1983) and Todd Day (!, 1995) had held the team record with 24 points in a period. Thomas is just scratching the surface. Chicago was led by Jimmy Butler, who scored 25 points, and Dwyane Wade, who put up 20 points of his own. He...

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  • Ronda Rousey defeated in under a minute
Ronda Rousey defeated in under a minute

Rousey continued her media avoidance after the fight, and it is now unknown whether or not the loss to Amanda Nunes (more on her in a bit) marked the end of the former Olympian's transcendent MMA career. Following the loss, Rousey went into seclusion and kept a low profile in the build up to the Nunes fight by declining to do interviews. W...

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  • Liverpool beats Manchester City, Chelsea equals EPL record
Liverpool beats Manchester City, Chelsea equals EPL record

Chelsea are now on a club record 12-match winning streak in the league, and the Spain worldwide continued: "My main aspiration, and not just mine, my teammates' too, is to conquer the title again". "And we went there a year ago and got our first point at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League, which proves we have good talent in our team". I'm deli...

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  • Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss not thinking about Premier League title yet
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss not thinking about Premier League title yet

Against Liverpool, De Bruyne looked jaded and frustrated and perhaps in need of a break. "We have to focus on the next game against Burnley, not on the Premier League". In fact, City haven't won at Anfield since 2003 so it's been something of a bogey ground for them. It's a hard game for both teams, but an exciting one.

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  • Penn State Coaches improving their performance along with players
Penn State Coaches improving their performance along with players

The Nittany Lion's rise back to national prominence fell short of the College Football Playoff, but the Rose Bowl in Pasadena is pretty darn good. New Year's Day could end up being a fantastic day for Penn State, as four-star safety target Isaiah Humphries (Sachse, TX) announced on Twitter that he will be making his commitment on January 1 as w...

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