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Kevin Sumlin highest-paid coach in college football for next season Kevin Sumlin highest-paid coach in college football for next season
- January 17, 2018

Sumlin - who was born in Brewton but grew up in IN and played college football at Purdue - was set to receive a buyout of some $10.4 million from Texas A&M after being fired with two years left on his contract. Sumlin's contract puts him in similar company to another recently hired coach at a major Arizona university. Former Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez , who was sacked amid sexual harassment claims, made $6 million annually. (more...)
Alligator and python 'tangle' on a golf course Alligator and python 'tangle' on a golf course
- January 17, 2018

But on Friday one man snapped a photo of what many people would consider to be their biggest fear - an alligator and a Burmese python entwined. Nadler described the freaky encounter. He said he hopes to catch a glimpse of the gator, but plans to keep a safe distance. Other golfers said they saw the alligator take the snake into the water. (more...)
Trump's Disparaging Remarks Bring Some Miami Haitians to Tears Trump's Disparaging Remarks Bring Some Miami Haitians to Tears
- January 17, 2018

The President insisted to reporters, "I am not a racist ". There is no other word you can use but " racist ". Never said "take them out". Trump then suggested that the US should except more immigrants from nation's such as Norway. "For months, I have been involved in numerous high-level bipartisan meetings negotiating DACA (Deferred Action for Child Arrivals), including Thursday's meeting at the White House". (more...)
Does pressure from Steelers investors have Mike Tomlin on hot seat? Does pressure from Steelers investors have Mike Tomlin on hot seat?
- January 17, 2018

The Steelers lost to the Jaguars on Sunday, and while the reasons for that loss are plentiful, two big fourth-down stops by the Jacksonville defense rank high on that list. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has been under fire for not running a quarterback sneak on short yardage situations, particularly in the AFC divisional round against the Jacksonville Jaguars . (more...)
Jamal Adams Named to All-Rookie Team Jamal Adams Named to All-Rookie Team
- January 17, 2018

The No. 6 selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, Adams finished third on the team with 83 tackles behind linebackers Demario Davis and Darron Lee . Hunt will likely vie with Alvin Kamara , another rookie running back from the New Orleans Saints , for the official AP Offensive ROY award when it is announced. (more...)
Giants search for a head coach includes 'a sleeper' Giants search for a head coach includes 'a sleeper'
- January 17, 2018

He is about to be a former Patriots assistant, and former assistants for New England have not exactly had the greatest track record as head coaches in the NFL . Charlie Weis went 35-27 in five years with Notre Dame and a pitiful 6-22 in three years with Kansas, is now considered a laughingstock in most college football circles. (more...)
Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King
- January 17, 2018

Basketball star LeBron James said Trump's example emboldened people with racist views. This story was first published on CNN .com, "South Africa, Ghana summon United States diplomats after Trump remark". He declined further comment on the United States president's reported remarks. In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, Love said she had been contacted by the White House to discuss immigration reform. (more...)
NBA Insider says a trade is on the way NBA Insider says a trade is on the way
- January 17, 2018

Warriors: Their franchise record for consecutive road wins is 14 set in 2015-16. The Warriors are now regarded as the 11/20 to win their third crown in four years and the Cavaliers are the justified second favourites at 5/1, but the Rockets are still value for money at the 8/1 which is now on offer. (more...)
Costly day for Kohli as Proteas close in on series win Costly day for Kohli as Proteas close in on series win
- January 16, 2018

Rahul and Kohli in the last hour and 45 minutes of the day. It was a very important inning. "I'm sitting here with a smile on my face because he's one less very competitive, extremely talented batsman we have to deal with". South Africa┬┤s second innings got off to a poor start as Bumrah reduced them to three for two. As the 150-run mark was approaching, de Villiers edged a Mohammad Shami (4-49) delivery to the slips and soon Elgar miscued a pull to deep square leg. (more...)
Stats That Stood Out: Vikings-Saints Divisional Stats That Stood Out: Vikings-Saints Divisional
- January 16, 2018

New Orleans Saints free safety Marcus Williams had a key interception against the Vikings , but will be remembered for his mistake. An airborne Diggs made the catch and avoided the hit, and Williams crashed into teammate Ken Crawley as Minnesota's miracle quickly became reality. (more...)
Emre Can: Emre Can: "I haven't signed anything with anyone"
- January 16, 2018

The 24-year-old put in one of his best performances of the season as Liverpool ended Manchester City's unbeaten start to the season on Saturday (14 January) and the club's upward trajectory despite losing Coutinho could help in convincing Can that his future lies in Melwood. (more...)
Browns interviewing former Giants coach McAdoo Browns interviewing former Giants coach McAdoo
- January 16, 2018

Former Giants coach Ben McAdoo is interviewing with the Browns for their offensive coordinator opening Tuesday, Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com reports . McAdoo and Dorsey were together in Green Bay, where Dorsey was first director of college scouting and then director of football operations from 2000-12. (more...)
Eagles fan arrested for punching a horse after ejection from Falcons game Eagles fan arrested for punching a horse after ejection from Falcons game
- January 16, 2018

A Whitehall man got into the Philadelphia Eagles game Sunday, got drunk, got kicked out and repeatedly punched a police horse in the face, police said Tuesday. Sadly, punching police horses isn't all that uncommon. The newspaper was unsuccessful in reaching Hendricks Tuesday morning. Hendricks posted 10 percent of $5,000 bail. (more...)
National Football League playoffs 2018: Conference championship odds, point spreads National Football League playoffs 2018: Conference championship odds, point spreads
- January 16, 2018

From the wild-card round through Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, ESPN has the playoffs covered. Now, of the four remaining teams left in the postseason, three of them have never won a Super Bowl title. Those matchups include a 22-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers to close the regular season and a 26-13 victory over the Los Angeles Rams, who scored a league-leading 29.9 points per game. (more...)
Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette not hurt in crash Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette not hurt in crash
- January 16, 2018

The Jaguars say Fournette's auto was rear-ended but would not provide any further details. "Appreciate everyone that has reached out to check on him", Dickman tweeted. Fournette, who's helped ease the pressure off quarterback Blake Bortles by being consistent on the ground, has accounted for 1,040 yards and nine touchdowns on 268 carries in his first year as a pro. (more...)
Johnson, UFC to make St. Louis debut Sunday at Scottrade Johnson, UFC to make St. Louis debut Sunday at Scottrade
- January 16, 2018

That opened the door for Stephens to begin landing on Choi's chin with more consistency, eventually forcing "The Korean Superboy" to hit the deck. That's who the fuck Jeremy Stephens is. Paige VanZant will return to the Octagon for the first time since December 2016, where she lost to Michelle Waterson, and will move up from strawweight after a year full of injury misery. (more...)
West Ham only going to sell Carroll on permanent deal West Ham only going to sell Carroll on permanent deal
- January 16, 2018

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte is unconcerned if being substituted makes Eden Hazard unhappy, stating his priority is to win matches. With Benitez desperate to improve his squad during the January transfer window, Newcastle are now considering a loan move for Crystal Palace left-back Pape Souare. (more...)
Sirotkin gets Williams drive as 3rd Russian in Formula 1 Sirotkin gets Williams drive as 3rd Russian in Formula 1
- January 16, 2018

He joins 19-year old Canadian Lance Stroll who made his own F1 debut with Williams last year. The Polish driver had hoped to return to F1 after suffering serious injuries in a rally crash back in 2011. "It has taken a lot of work to get to where I am now, so I'd like to thank Williams for the opportunities they have given me so far". Chief technical officer Paddy Lowe added: "We have conducted a rigorous and exhaustive driver evaluation process". (more...)
'SuperSwiss' Roger Federer ready to unleash weapons on Australian Open 'SuperSwiss' Roger Federer ready to unleash weapons on Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

She was 4-1 down in the second before knuckling down to race home and a second round clash with China's Duan Yingying. Australian 23rd seed Daria Gavrilova beat American Irina Falconi comfortably with a 6-1 6-1 triumph and will face Elise Mertens in the next stage. (more...)
Russia's Maria Sharapova beats German Tatjana Maria in Australian Open first round Russia's Maria Sharapova beats German Tatjana Maria in Australian Open first round
- January 16, 2018

Sharapova was banned after testing positive for the drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open, when she reached the quarterfinals, and finished previous year ranked No. American Madison Keys, the U.S. Open runner-up, moved into the second round with a 6-1, 7-5 victory over Wang Qiang. Kerber raced through the first set in 17 minutes but had her struggles in the second and was broken twice before converting her second match point and extending her streak to 10 consecutive wins. (more...)