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Body cam shows cookie-eating squirrel charging police Body cam shows cookie-eating squirrel charging police
- January 01, 2018

When they inquired about it, a woman could be heard saying that it was the squirrel's doing. When officers spotted the hungry squirrel, it began bouncing wildly around the room before launching itself at them. That's when the squirrel made its bold move. The squirrel was eventually captured and released without injury. Earlier this month, a squirrel was caught sabotaging a New Jersey town's Christmas display by severing light cords. (more...)
Titans won't have DeMarco Murray for regular-season finale Titans won't have DeMarco Murray for regular-season finale
- January 01, 2018

For the last eight seasons (2009-2016), the Titans and Jaguars have split the annual series. That led to a Titans field goal, too. In receiving Charles Clay posted 498 yards and two touchdowns while McCoy added 426 yards and two touchdowns. (more...)
Stokes set to miss Australia ODIs, cleared for IPL Stokes set to miss Australia ODIs, cleared for IPL
- January 01, 2018

Stokes was arrested in Bristol in September and the 26-year-old spent the night in prison but was later released without any charge. In December, Stokes was named in England's squad for the forthcoming series, even though he remains unavailable for worldwide selection. (more...)
Raiders sack coach Del Rio after 6-10 season Raiders sack coach Del Rio after 6-10 season
- January 01, 2018

If the Chargers and Raiders play to a tie, the Chargers would qualify for the playoffs if the Tennessee Titans lose and the Buffalo Bills lose or tie the Miami Dolphins. They probably would have been blown out by the Eagles if Philadelphia had actually been focused on Monday night. After signing a contract extension last offseason, Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio has been fired. (more...)
National Football League mock draft: 5 quarterbacks in the top 15? National Football League mock draft: 5 quarterbacks in the top 15?
- January 01, 2018

Thanks to a draft-day trade, the Browns own the Texans' first-round pick, which is fourth overall after they lost to the Colts. Another team in need of a signal caller is the New York Jets , who also haven't had much luck in the department and may need to use a first-round pick rather than the second-round fliers they've tried recently. (more...)
NFL Predictions: Will Ravens Cover Spread vs. Bengals? 12/31/17 NFL Predictions: Will Ravens Cover Spread vs. Bengals? 12/31/17
- January 01, 2018

Former Arkansas running back Alex Collins pulled off a marvelous touchdown run on Sunday. Bengals: LB Jordan Evans (head, shoulder) left in the third quarter. The Seattle Seahawks selected him in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft before the Ravens picked him up in September. However, Dalton led a nine-play, 72-yard drive that ended with him hitting a wide-open Kroft for a 5-yard touchdown. (more...)
Broncos coach Vance Joseph facing uphill battle to return, sources say
- January 01, 2018

But they didn't play badly, either, even if they do go deep into their bench. If the Broncos decide to move on from Joseph, it would mean they are in the process of looking for their fourth head coach in five seasons. Mahomes was 8 of 15 for 135 yards by halftime with an interception to Stewart. Stability and consistency at quarterback were among the primary issues for the Broncos this season, as Siemian, Paxton Lynch and Brock Osweiler all started games behind center. (more...)
Saints lose to the Bucs, host Panthers in the playoffs Saints lose to the Bucs, host Panthers in the playoffs
- January 01, 2018

Brees also helped put some points on the scoreboard for the Saints, finding Zack Line for a 3-yard touchdown. The Bucs converted a fourth-and-10 from their own 5 to get the winning drive started. Kamara scored again later in the quarter on a 7-yard run. Lutz lined up as if to attempt a 47-yard field goal for what could have been a 17-13 Saints' lead, but he took a pitch from holder Chase Daniel instead and appeared to have an open lane for the first down. (more...)
Pep Guardiola calls for greater protection from referees Pep Guardiola calls for greater protection from referees
- January 01, 2018

Gabriel Jesus limped off the pitch in tears after picking up an injury in Manchester CIty's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace . Sanchez has also been linked with a move to PSG in the summer. De Bruyne was stretchered off after a strong tackle from Puncheon, but was seen walking back to the City dressing room accompanied by two medical staff and told reporters he was OK. (more...)
Paul Scholes warns Manchester United that Champions League qualification is not assured
- December 31, 2017

And the former United player has blasted current midfielder Paul Pogba for his poor performances in recent weeks. Speaking as a pundit on BT Sport for tonight's game, United legend Paul Scholes seemed perplexed at the general attitude and desire of the players over the last few games, given the results. (more...)
Patriots clinch top seed in AFC with win over Jets Patriots clinch top seed in AFC with win over Jets
- December 31, 2017

ET? Even when Tom Brady is not at his best, the Patriots can dominate the Jets. The Patriots statistical profile is mediocre, in large part due to some dicey yards per play numbers on defense. Two days after giving head coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan two-year extensions, the Jets finished the duo's third season at 5-11, having lost eight of their final 10 games. (more...)
Steelers resting Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell vs. Browns ahead of postseason Steelers resting Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell vs. Browns ahead of postseason
- December 31, 2017

The New England Patriots will play their starters Sunday against the New York Jets in Week 17. But coach Mike Tomlin said the Steelers were going to focus not on ending the season strong but "starting January the right way". A nice milestone in a lost Browns season. . That Jones played a tidy game while the Steelers experimented in their playbook. The Pittsburgh Steelers are giving Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger , running back Le'Veon Bell and other starters the day off against the ... (more...)
Bears likely ousting John Fox at end of season, report says Bears likely ousting John Fox at end of season, report says
- December 31, 2017

Entering Sunday's finale, the Bears are just 14-33 in the John Fox Era. The Vikings need to get out to an early lead and mix in some depth players in Sunday's game. Chicago's leading wide receiver is Kendall Wright, who has 54 catches for 585 yards and one touchdown. Kendricks also leads the team in assisted tackles with 46. (more...)
Texans coach, GM showdown looming: Fire me or fire him
- December 31, 2017

A source told Sporting News that O'Brien is planning to pitch a he-goes-or-I-go scenario to McNair because of the ongoing friction in his working relationship with Smith. They will apparently retain him again for 2018, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, who writes that while O'Brien is likely to be back, there are "issues" to be worked out with his contract. (more...)
Raiders looking to reunite with Jon Gruden Raiders looking to reunite with Jon Gruden
- December 31, 2017

Jack Del Rio , who signed a contract extension last summer, is in trouble as the Raiders (6-9) have been the biggest disappointment in the AFC this season. For all of Gruden's prestige as an analyst and Super Bowl-winning head coach, it might be surprising to recall that he hasn't coached in the National Football League in a decade, that he really only had two especially good seasons in Tampa Bay, and that one of those seasons was spent coaching a team that had been raised up from the mud by ... (more...)
Ashley Young charged with violent conduct following Dusan Tadic elbow Ashley Young charged with violent conduct following Dusan Tadic elbow
- December 31, 2017

He's expected to miss Premier League matches with Everton and Stoke City, as well as a 3rd round FA Cup match with Derby County. The alleged incident took place during Swans' 2-1 win at Vicarage Road on Saturday, 30 December. United also have Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic injuries to contend with as they aim to catch Manchester City at the top of the table and, perhaps more realistically, avoid being overtaken by the chasing pack of Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham. (more...)
Refs need to protect players - Guardiola issues plea after De Bruyne injury Refs need to protect players - Guardiola issues plea after De Bruyne injury
- December 31, 2017

Sergio Aguero struck the post in the first half with a deflected effort, and City dominated the final 45 minutes, but they found Palace's resilience too much to overcome, failing to score in a Premier League game for the first time this season. (more...)
Atletico Madrid Finally Unveil Diego Costa And Vitolo Atletico Madrid Finally Unveil Diego Costa And Vitolo
- December 31, 2017

And he made clear his delight at the opportunity to once again play for the club where he made his name before a switch to Stamford Bridge in 2014. The starting line-up included just four Ahly players, while Atletico fielded most of their stars including Fernando Torres and Antoine Griezmann , who was introduced in the second half. (more...)
Week 17 Preview: Eagles vs Cowboys Week 17 Preview: Eagles vs Cowboys
- December 31, 2017

The outcome of the game means nothing to either team, and yet it might be one of the most important games the Eagles play all year. The Cowboys are 4-1-1 ATS in their last six road games and 4-1 ATS in their last five against the NFC East while the Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last six home games and 7-2 ATS in their last nine against the NFC. (more...)
Jesus comes off injured early at Palace Jesus comes off injured early at Palace
- December 31, 2017

Jesus has scored 17 goals in 36 appearances for City and a lengthy spell on the sidelines could force Pep Guardiola into the transfer market in January, with Aguero his only other recognised striker. However, they remain unbeaten thanks to a last-minute penalty save from Ederson, who kept out Luka Milivojevic's spot-kick. "Maybe [it was penalty] - I didn't see it really well", he sad. (more...)