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Patriots notebook: Pats not engaging Jaguars' trash talk


Belichick was also impressed with the Jaguars' two regular-season wins over their AFC rivals, the Steelers. With alumni on the active rosters on all four of the teams left in the NFL's championship chase, Florida, LSU, Michigan and Oklahoma are assured of having a Super Bowl victor. Read More »

Detroit dad, 39, deported to Mexico after 30 years in US


Jorge Garcia is now in Mexico City. Cindy Garcia says her husband has no criminal record, not even a traffic ticket, and the couple's 12-year-old son Jorge Jr. The Garcias said they asked ICE if they could hold off on deporting him to see if Congress and the White House work out a deal to pass DACA legislation. Read More »

Wriddhiman Saha ruled out of third Test


Saha took five catches in the first innings to result in the dismissals of Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock and Kagiso Rabada in the first innings. KL Rahul was brought back to the side for the left-handed Shikhar Dhawan who failed to impress in the two outings in Cape Town. Saha created history in the first Test match by becoming the first Indian cricket team wicketkeeper to take ten dismissals in a match. Read More »

Chippy Rockets-Clippers game ends in near locker room fight


According to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski , James Harden , Chris Paul , Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green found their way into the Clippers' locker room in search of Austin Rivers and Blake Griffin . Emotions were running high all night in Paul's first game in L.A. against the Clippers since he left the team last offseason. "Coach told me he (Griffin) elbowed him and I saw him talking insane to Coach". Read More »

Chelsea's Twitter Account Has Liked A Very Odd Tweet About Antonio Conte


Barkley is in contention to make his first Chelsea appearance in their FA Cup third round replay against Norwich on Wednesday. " We didn't play well but that's when we need the fans behind us ". We suffered a lot in the first half and at the start of the second half. "So for us it will be a different game, we will have to defend well and then find the space to create chances, but obviously the most important is to score a goal ". Read More »

Speculation Of A Mitt Romney Senate Run Keeps Growing


Gary Herbert pressed Gardner, saying "we need to find somebody else to run", if Romney was going to ultimately demur after months of speculation from politicos. Other Republicans have also voiced their support of Romney, hoping he will take over the Senate seat when Sen. Mitt Romney reportedly told a friend in Utah he has made a decision to run for the Senate in the wake of Sen. Read More »

France wants United Kingdom to pay more for border


French officials say France wants to sign a new deal with the United Kingdom that would involve greater British financing of the costs of handling migrants camped in the northern French port city of Calais. In an interview with Le Parisien daily published Sunday, Collomb said he would push to modify the Touquet accords signed in 2003, which effectively moved Britain 's border with France to the French side of the Channel. Read More »

How did Twitter react to Liverpool's 4-3 win over Manchester City?


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino , Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah were all on target for the Reds during the game. City threatened an fantastic comeback after goals by Bernardo Silva, in the 84th, and Ilkay Gundogan, in the first minute of stoppage time , but Liverpool held on in a nervy finale. Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Federer reveals his two favourites, earmarks expectations from tournament

With the benefit of a favourable draw, Nadal has been heavily backed to go one better than last year's all-time classic final loss to Federer. That is giving Djokovic some hope. Grigor Dimitrov , Bulgaria; 4. "Yeah, good result, wasn't it. Beating City", he said. Despite his favorite status, some still find this scenario very unlikely, Roger Federer himself declaring that it's alright to have a 36-year-old player in the favorite box at a Grand Slam . Read More »

Jamie Redknapp: Arsenal Team That Lost To Bournemouth The Worst I've Seen

It was hard for him because he was on standby. Last time the sides met at the Vitality Stadium, they had exchanged six goals in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Arsenal roaring back to claim a valuable point but this time the Cherries managed to score a quick-fire double to ease the pressure on beleaguered manager Eddie Howe . Read More »

Chelsea join the hunt for Alexis Sanchez


Sky are now reporting that, should Sanchez make the move to Old Trafford, that he will receive a basic wage of over £350,000-per-week, adding up to a staggering annual salary of more than £18 million a year. "Best for him, best for us". "He has already demonstrated at worldwide and Champions League level that he can play at the highest level in Europe". Read More »

Brees feels Saints Championship window is still open


The Vikings will take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, January 21 on FOX 21. "I mean Diggs made a great catch". "So I've seen that play quite a bit, and I have a feeling we're going to be seeing that play for a long time". "You've got 120 more minutes to go to get where you really want to go". Those who had the Vikings minus the points would swap places with them. Now the Vikings have to get ready to go on the road to face the Eagles on Sunday, with a Super Bowl berth going to the victor. Read More »

Mourinho would happily swap Mkhitaryan for Sanchez


Mourinho says, "I would lie if I said it was a pure tactical decision". Mourinho told a pre-match news conference that Mkhitaryan would "probably" retain his place from the XI that beat Derby County 2-0 in the third round of the FA Cup, but revealed to Sky Sports his omission was down to "doubts" about the 28-year-old's future. Read More »

Manchester United vs Stoke City


Romelu Lukaku put the icing on the cake for the Manchester side as he bagged the third for his team to end the game 3-0. "We're not looking to the past, " added Pogba. "In the second half, we played confidently and fast and aggressive and I liked the second half". United's record signing is now unbeaten in his last 35 Premier League games and has the same number of assists as Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne this term, despite playing 10 fewer games. Read More »

Maria Sharapova enjoys winning Australian Open return after drugs ban absence


Sharapova was left awaiting the victor of Varvara Lepchenko and Anastasija Sevastova after beating the 30-year-old German, who is one of the few active players on the tour who is a parent. Open. Total prize fund is $43 million. I have to back off sometimes and say this will take time. Konta will next meet Bernarda Pera, a lucky loser in the qualifying tournament, who registered the second win by a USA woman when she beat Russian qualifier Anna Blinkova 6-2, 6-2. Read More »

Trump Administration Honors MLK Jr. During Wreath Laying Ceremony


By reading to classrooms, students from Finlandia and Michigan Tech helped educate kids about the message of Martin Luther King . "But us, like I said , no matter the religion, no matter the shapes and sizes, we all have to continue to come together and shine a brighter light on". Read More »

Sixers' Ben Simmons: "I am not going to take [expletive] from anybody".


And Simmons explanation for the skirmish, though he said nothing happened? He did, however, note that he feels like veterans are trying to get under his skin, and said he's " not gonna take s-- from anybody ". "Team is challenging you and you have to come out with spirit and I don't mind that (playing with an edge) as long as guys are playing under control, are keeping their focus and not allow officiating to take us out on what we want to do", Casey said. Read More »

Ben Roethlisberger says he plans to return next season


This was a struggle from the start. "It wasn't our year". There's also this neat nugget: Jacksonville's first AFC championship game appearance came during the 1996 season - against New England , which went on to play in the Super Bowl under then-coach Bill Parcells and lost to the Brett Favre-led Green Bay Packers. Read More »

Service ace: Djokovic back with rebuilt serve at Aussie Open


I'm happy to be back. A report from the Daily Mail claims the 12-time Grand Slam victor, who has won six titles in Melbourne , asked officials from Tennis Australia and the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) to leave the tournament's annual player meeting on Friday before making the appeal. Read More »