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Smart said Wednesday the season created a "tidal wave effect" in recruiting. Fields, White, offensive linemen Jamaree Salyer and Cade Mays and outside linebacker Adam Anderson earned five-star ratings from 247 Sports. No one was more excited about the future Bulldogs than offensive line coach Sam Pittman, who shared some amusing (and kind of weird) videos of himself celebrating with pom poms.
  • Man City rout Tottenham to extend record winning streak

    Man City rout Tottenham to extend record winning streak

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    This team is a football machine and whether you're a rival supporter or just a neutral fan, you certainly will enjoy watching this squad playing every weekend - unless your team gets smashed by them, of course. Captain Salah getting things underway with 16 points, with four other players, Roberto Firmino (12), Wayne Rooney (13) and Manchester City duo Kevin De Bruyne (10) and Sterling (12), crashing into double figures.
  • Cavs' Thomas headed for G League rehab assignment

    Cavs' Thomas headed for G League rehab assignment

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    Canton's next game is Friday against the Lakers' G League team. But the likely scenario is making sure Thomas is healthy enough in five-on-five practices to jump back up to the big-league club. Thomas, 28, averaged 28.9 points, 5.9 assists and 2.7 rebounds in 76 games a season ago, leading the Celtics to a franchise resurgence. Thomas' return to National Basketball Association action could provide an additional boost for a Cleveland team that has won 18 of its last 20 contests heading into ...
  • Rams place former Mavs kicker Greg Zuerlein on IR

    Rams place former Mavs kicker Greg Zuerlein on IR

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    With the Rams at 10-4 and two game ahead of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC West it seems nearly certain Ficken will be making meaningful plays in the final stages of the regular season and beyond. Head coach Sean McVay always had a field goal in his pocket any time the Rams crossed the 40, so this could even alter some of the playcalling too.
  • Wofford stuns No 5 North Carolina in Chapel Hill

    Wofford stuns No 5 North Carolina in Chapel Hill

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    Junior forward Cameron Jackson (11.8 points, 6.3 rebounds) and sophomore guard Nathan Hoover (10.8 points) also contribute to a team that connects on 48.8 percent of its shots. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, North Carolina is the clear favorite, as the Tar Heels are getting odds of -24.5 points against Wofford .
  • Female kicker makes history in Texas state championship game

    Female kicker makes history in Texas state championship game

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    Not only that, she nailed nine of 10 extra points. She put in some major work to improve her kicking game, where in six-man football, extra points are worth two points and field goals are worth four. I know the snapper and my holder do their jobs. "I didn't think about the whole state thing, it was like the first game of the season for me". Nava's teammates said they were not surprised Nava rose to the occasion.
  • Jose Mourinho: 'Bristol City were lucky'

    Jose Mourinho: 'Bristol City were lucky'

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    The fixtures means the teams left in the competition for the semi-final draw are Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Bristol City . "When big teams face teams from lower divisions this is always a risk". Bristol City have therefore booked a semifinal against premier league leaders Manchester City after the triumph at Ashton gate. "They are a special group".
  • Jack Wilshere Speaks About His Future At Arsenal

    Jack Wilshere Speaks About His Future At Arsenal

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    The midfielder is now into the final term of his Gunners deal, and has been said to be playing to prove his worth to the club this season. Unless he reached an agreement over an extension he will be leaving as a free agent. Wilshere won the last of his 34 England caps at Euro 2016 in the last 16 defeat by Iceland. And with his injury track record in mind, Wilshere says the most important aspect of his career is playing matches and hopes to get into Gareth Southgate's 2018 World Cup squad.
  • Conor McGregor Sends Clear Message To Mayweather As Boxer Refutes UFC Reports

    Conor McGregor Sends Clear Message To Mayweather As Boxer Refutes UFC Reports

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    On Wednesday, Mighty Mouse elaborated on a potential fight with Money, telling TMZ , "Floyd, come and beat up the smallest guy in the UFC, come try your hand". "Would and could do are different things - I'm not going to do it though". "I'm holding all the numbers, I'm the one who did all this stuff". When this talk started to gain traction, it seemed too good to be true, as it made the dream fight of Mayweather vs Conor McGregor inside the Octagon a possible reality.
  • Bayern Munich signs Wagner

    Bayern Munich signs Wagner

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    Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich have confirmed their first signing ahead of the January transfer window. Bayern Munich will reportedly pay a fee of €13 million for the forward, who will stay at the club till 2020. He told the club's official website: "I'm delighted". A long journey for me is now at an end and I can return to my home, my club. "When the offer came, I did not have to think twice".
  • Barca Star: I Want Coutinho To Join Us

    Barca Star: I Want Coutinho To Join Us

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    Coutinho has contributed 10 goals and 7 assists already, so far this season. Philippe Coutinho's proposed transfer to Barcelona has taken a step forward with reports in Spain suggesting a deal could be resolved in the coming days. He is young but with experience in Europe. I want him to come; I think it would be a great signing for Barca. And neither Emre or Phil gave me one second the impression that they are not interested in what we are doing here.
  • Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Slams Alexis Sanchez Over Form And Attitude

    Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Slams Alexis Sanchez Over Form And Attitude

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    Manchester City could find £25m in the auto seat or something. But, things have petered out for Sanchez since then. Back in the summer, before the season had really kicked off, Manchester City were looking in pretty good health, having invested in their squad pretty well over the transfer window but it wasn't enough for their manager.
  • MLS expansion franchise music to Nashville's ears

    MLS expansion franchise music to Nashville's ears

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    The Metro Nashville City Council on November 7 approved $225 million in revenue bonds to construct a 27,500-seat soccer stadium and an additional $50 million in bonds for renovations and improvements around the site at the current fairgrounds.
  • Venus Williams cleared over fatal Florida car crash before Wimbledon

    Venus Williams cleared over fatal Florida car crash before Wimbledon

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    In the aftermath of the crash, Williams explained to an officer that a dark-colored vehicle turned left in front of her, trapping her in the intersection when her light turned red and before she was T-boned by the Barsons' Hyundai . The police had initially found Williams at fault, but found in July through surveillance footage that her claim, that she entered the intersection on a green light but got stopped midpoint after another auto turned left in front of her, true.
  • Detroit Red Wings vs. New York Islanders Matchup Preview 12/19/17

    Detroit Red Wings vs. New York Islanders Matchup Preview 12/19/17

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    Dale Weise picked up the puck and tucked it in on a wraparound to make it 1-0. The Flyers opened the scoring in the first. The Red Wings are a +155 underdog, while the over-under sits at 5.5 goals. He was diving to break up passing lanes, had four hits and two blocked shots, the latter one a huge stop of a Nyquist shot in the game's waning minutes.
  • Ezekiel Elliott Practices with Cowboys for 1st Time Since NFL Suspension

    Ezekiel Elliott Practices with Cowboys for 1st Time Since NFL Suspension

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    Although most people go to Cabo to relax and/or party, Ezekiel Elliott went there to stay fit during his suspension. Can you talk about what you've been doing the last six weeks? The problem is that Elliott plays so little in the preseason that it's nearly as if the first two games of the year are his preseason to get his legs under him and get into a rhythm.
  • Ezekiel Elliott's Suspension Was Better Than Most People's Vacations

    Ezekiel Elliott's Suspension Was Better Than Most People's Vacations

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    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant told reporters the Cowboys were receiving "an extreme boost" upon Elliott's return. "I texted Zeke last week to talk to him, he's in great spirits", Bryant said ( via the Dallas Morning News ). The running back will participate in a walkthrough on Tuesday and play in a must-win game versus the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said "we'll see" when asked about Elliott's workload in the final two games.
  • This Is What Dabo Swinney Reportedly Said About Urban Meyer

    This Is What Dabo Swinney Reportedly Said About Urban Meyer

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    Carman told a media member Wednesday that Swinney weighed in on Meyer's tenure at Ohio St. Swinney told Carman during his recruitment that Urban Meyer is on the back end of his career in terms of years left. Carman, out of Fairfield, Ohio, is widely regarded as one of the top high school players in the 2018 class . Recruiting website 247Sports.com ranks the 6-foot-6, 330-pounder as the nation's top offensive tackle and No.