ASU wins 2 straight league games for 1st time since 2014-15

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jacoby Ross scored 13 points and Alabama State beat Jackson State 59-57 on Monday night. Alabama State has won back-to-back games in conference play for the first time since the 2014-15 season. That season, the Hornets finished 14-4 in conference play before falling to Southern in the championship game and finished […]
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Chelsea boss Sarri thinks VAR in Carabao Cup 'strange' for referees, players

LONDON -- Maurizio Sarri called the use of VAR in the Carabao Cup and not the Premier League "strange" and questioned whether English officials are ready to use VAR. The comments came after Harry Kane's penalty, awarded with the aid of technology, enabled Tottenham to beat Chelsea 1-0 in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semifinal at Wembley. Fantasy Play ESPN Fantasy Soccer Pick your eight-man team and compete in the Champions League, Premier League, La Liga or Liga MX, then go head-to...
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Orange Crush: Clemson topples No. 1 ‘Bama for national title

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With stunning ease — and a freshman quarterback — Clemson toppled college football’s greatest dynasty again to become the first perfect playoff champion. Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 yards and three touchdowns and the second-ranked Tigers beat No. 1 Alabama 44-16 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff national […]
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Ex-Real Madrid man Pepe joins Porto after Besiktas contract was terminated

Pepe helped Besiktas progress past the Champions League group stage for the first time. Porto have re-signed former defender Pepe after the Portugal international had his contract at Turkish side Besiktas terminated. Pepe first signed for Porto in 2004 -- the summer after they won the Champions League with Jose Mourinho as manager -- and won six trophies in three seasons before joining Real Madrid in 2007. Transfers How a transfer works With help from former Tottenham and Liverpool director ...
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Tua Tagovailoa struggles as Alabama loses title game 44-16

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa dropped back on Alabama’s third play of the game, threw in between two receivers and had the ball intercepted and returned for a touchdown. It proved to be that kind of night for the Crimson Tide’s uber-talented quarterback, who didn’t fare nearly as well as a starter in […]
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Lakers’ young talent shines brightly in comeback win in Dallas

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) looks to pass during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Los Angeles Lakers center Ivica Zubac, right, is defended by Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Los Angeles Lakers guard Josh Har...
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Are the Lightning the NHL's super team?

The concept of a 'super team' rarely comes up in the NHL, but the Tampa Bay Lightning may have reached that level.
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Eastern Washington men fall 75-63 to Northern Colorado for 12th loss of basketball season

Mason Peatling had 19 points and nine rebounds for EWU, which won 20 games last season.
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Clemson national title proves it isn't Alabama and everyone else

Clemson became the second 15-0 team in history by completely dismantling Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T.
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Fifa World Rankings August 2018

Fifa's World Rankings for August 2018 were published on August 16 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. There were no rankings published in July during World Cup 2018 in Russia. This is the first rankings following that tournament. New world champions France top the list followed by Belgium, Brazil, Croatia and Uruguay. The full top ten is France, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Uruguay, England, [Author: [email protected] (Soccerphile)]
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Habs' Weber takes puck to face blocking shot

Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber was hit in the face by a puck Monday as he attempted to block shot, and he later left the game.
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Prairie View beats back Alcorn State with 57-54 win

ALCORN, Miss. (AP) — Darius Williams scored 20 points, Devonte Patterson added 15 and Prairie View A&M beat Alcorn State 57-54 Monday night. Khari Jabriel Allen’s 3-pointer with 2:02 left brought the Braves to within 54-52, and with 17 seconds left, Troymain Crosby’s jump shot reduced it to 55-54. But Dennis Johnson missed a short […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Braves, Alcorn, Alcorn State, Dennis Johnson, Devonte Patterson, Darius Williams, Khari Jabriel Allen, Troymain Crosby

Harden, Capela lead Rockets to 125-113 win over Nuggets

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 32 points, Clint Capela added a career-high 31 and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 125-113 on Monday night. P.J. Tucker set a career best with seven 3-pointers and scored a season-high 21 points to help Houston win for the 12th time in 14 games. Capela had 19 […]
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NFL notebook: Arians reportedly to become Buccaneers' coach

One year into retirement, Bruce Arians is reportedly set to return to coaching and take over as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. An official announcement was expected within 24 hours, according to multiple reports Monday. Arians spent the 2018 season in broadcasting.
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Sri Lanka struggle after another middle-order collapse

Sri Lanka's bowlers came in for some heavy punishment as Taylor's 20th ODI century was followed by Nicholls smashing a ton off just 71 balls
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Game #42 Review: Nashville Predators 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Despite a reasonably encouraging first 40 minutes, Toronto Maple Leafs felll short in a measuring stick matchup against the Nashville Predators on Monday night. Your game in ten: 1.  Unsurprisingly, this game was played in a different league from the Vancouver game on Saturday — Nashville has a talented, mobile defense core that steps up […] The post Game #42 Review: Nashville Predators 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0 appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
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Extra Time: Sarri ball, FA Cup, Pulisic vs. Lozano

The FC panel answer your tweets on the style of play under Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea, improving the FA Cup, compare Christian Pulisic and Hirving Lozano and more.
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Antetokounmpo scores 30 points as Bucks down Jazz 114-102

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and Malcolm Brogdon scored 21 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks past the Utah Jazz 114-102 on Monday night. Thon Maker added a season-high 15 points off the bench for the Bucks, who were coming off a 123-116 loss to Toronto on Saturday night. Milwaukee improved to 28-11, […]
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Davis has 36 points, 13 boards, Pelicans top Memphis 114-95

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 36 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots, and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away down the stretch for a 114-95 victory over the reeling Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. Second-year pro Frank Jackson scored a career-high 17 points for New Orleans, which had won two straight for […]
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Tottenham's Pochettino critical of VAR despite winning Kane penalty decision

Tottenham will travel to Stamford Bridge on January 24 for leg two with a slim advantage thanks to Harry Kane's penalty. Gab Marcotti explains Chelsea's predicament with Callum Hudson-Odoi in light of Bayern Munich's reported offer for the young forward. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said he is still not a fan of VAR, even though a video review gave his side their decisive goal in Tuesday's 1-0 Carabao Cup semifinal win against Chelsea. Harry Kane was initia...
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Wellington Phoenix planning to make more January transfer deals - Mark Rudan

Wellington Phoenix pulled to within a point of the A-League top four with a narrow 3-2 win over Western Sydney. Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan plans to bring in more talent to supplement his rising A-League club's squad and their list of shrewd overseas signings and quirky characters. Phoenix moved up to fifth on Tuesday after equalling their club-record unbeaten run of seven games with a 3-2 away win over Western Sydney. Rudan felt they hadn't played well and was miffed at allow...
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Wild Squeak by Canadiens – Dubnyk Gets 32-Shot Shutout

MONTREAL — Mikael Granlund scored and Devan Dubnyk stopped all 32 shots he faced as the Minnesota Wild downed the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Monday in a game where Montreal lost captain Shea Weber to injury. Dubnyk earned his first shutout of the season for the Wild (21-17-3), who have won three straight games, all on the road. Minnesota Wild Devan Dubnyk stops Montreal Canadiens Max Domi (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz) Carey Price stopped 24-of-25 shots in defeat for the Canadiens (22-16-5),...
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LIVE Transfer Talk: Gonzalo Higuain close to Maurizio Sarri reunion at Chelsea

With Gonzalo Higuain enduring an inconsistent season at Milan, the FC crew assess whether he is worth the price for top-four hopefuls Chelsea. Mark Ogden joins the panel to answer your tweets on Liverpool's FA Cup defeat, Man United's transfer targets, bold predictions for 2019 and more. The FC crew question if Mauricio Pochettino is preparing himself for a new job, after voicing his concerns with Tottenham's lack of transfer activity. The transfer window for Eu...
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Transfer Talk: Gonzalo Higuain close to Maurizio Sarri reunion at Chelsea

With Gonzalo Higuain enduring an inconsistent season at Milan, the FC crew assess whether he is worth the price for top-four hopefuls Chelsea. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month. Higuain set for Sarri reunion Marca in Spain claim that Chelsea are close to signing Gonzalo Higuain from AC Milan. Blues boss Mauri...
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'We got a lesson': Rinne makes 18 saves as Predators blank Maple Leafs 4-0

TORONTO — Class was in session for the Maple Leafs on Monday night. Toronto head coach Mike Babcock was clear in his grading — they didn't pass the test. Pekka Rinne made 18 saves for his third shutout of the season as the Nashville Predators jumped out to a 2-0 lead through two periods before choking off any hope of a comeback over the final 20 minutes in a 4-0 victory. "We got a lesson from a veteran team," Babcock said. "In the third period in particular ... they just stayed patient. "Th...
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Lakers to play two preseason games in China in October

DALLAS — The Lakers’ 2019 preseason will take them halfway around the world: The NBA announced Monday afternoon that they’ll be playing the Brooklyn Nets in China. The trip will include two games against the Nets on Oct. 10 and Oct. 12, in Shanghai and Shenzen, respectively. It’s the Lakers first trip to China since the 2013 preseason, when they played games in Beijing and Shanghai. The headliner for the NBA will be LeBron James playing in a country where he is hugely popular, suiting up for one...
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Arizona assistant agrees to plea deal on bribery charges

Former Arizona assistant coach Emanuel Richardson has reached an agreement with New York prosecutors to plead guilty to one count of federal funds bribery at a hearing later this month. Craig Murdock, Richardson’s New Orleans-based attorney, said Monday the plea agreement for the Jan. 22 hearing contains a stipulated sentencing guidelines range of 18 to […]
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Hanson, Dotson aid Savannah State’s comeback over Morgan St

BALTIMORE (AP) — Romani Hansen and Jaquan Dotson each scored 20 points and Savannah State rallied to beat Morgan State 88-87 in overtime on Monday night. The Tigers trailed 64-52 with 14:08 remaining and got back in it by outscoring Morgan State 20-8 over an 8½-minute span and knotted it at 72-all with 5:35 left […]
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Dirk Koetter reportedly offered Falcons job after emerging as Vikings OC candidate

As the Vikings approach the expiration of Kevin Stefanski's contract on Tuesday, it still seems possible the interim offensive coordinator will be back in the permanent role for the 2019 season. Another name emerged on Monday as a potential candidate for the job, though it appeared Monday night as though he might be headed elsewhere. Former Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter is in the running for the Vikings' coordinator job, according to a league source. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on ...
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Eagles OT Peters on Saints rematch: We wanted them again

NFL Super Bowl champions the Philadelphia Eagles wanted a rematch with the New Orleans Saints, said offensive tackle Jason Peters. The Eagles advanced to the second week of the playoffs after topping the Chicago Bears 16-15 in Sunday's dramatic wildcard clash, which saw Cody Parkey's bizarrely miss a field goal. Awaiting the Eagles are the Saints, who blitzed Philadelphia 48-7 in week 11 of the regular season and Peters has been vocal about wanting the highly coveted rematch.
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