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Jan 23

2018 NFC divisional playoffs: Vikings react to ‘unbelievable’ win over Saints


Everson Griffen was happy and then he was sad and then came the OMG moment. That was how the Vikings defensive end described the final moments of Minnesota’s 29-24 win over the Saints in Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game at U.S. Bank Stadium. According to ESPN, ego, achievement, credit and more are at the heart …

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Jan 17

On the first snap of his first NFL game, the first pick in the draft sacked the quarterback—Josh McCown, in this case.


While my perspective has focused on the shifting attitudes of sports leagues on gambling and “integrity,” the arguments in front of the Court proved to be more legally parsed, with a brief and simplified background here. New Jersey originally wanted to mimic Nevada-style sports betting back in 2011, though that plan was challenged, and subsequently …

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Jan 15

If 24 is playing 8 after he tore his shoulder, that’s a problem for 8.


“It’s really, really tough for me,” Bryant told reporters during a pre-game press conference, when asked which jersey he would retire if he could only choose one. “If 8 is playing 24 after he just ruptured his Achilles, that’s a problem for 24. “24 was more challenging. I tend to gravitate towards things that are …

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Jan 09

This much is clear: He won’t rush, but he is in a hurry to win.


Ryan Miller acknowledged an ovation from the crowd marking his return to Rogers Arena with a wave moments before the opening faceoff. The veteran goalie then went out and stopped 31 shots for his second shutout of the season and the 41st of his career in leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-0 victory over …

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Jan 05

The Boston Bruins pushed aside the reeling Ottawa Senators — again.


Smith’s wife, Tiffany, was diagnosed with breast cancer in late September and has been receiving treatment in Arizona. Smith said he felt it was important to take the leave of absence because “there are a lot of things that I’m responsible for in this job and [it was hard] to try and be there for …

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Dec 30

It was very meaningful to us.


The move comes as the Giants (2-9) limp to the finish of a season in which they have 19 players on injured reserve, most notably along the offensive line and among playmakers such as Odell Beckham Jr. and Brandon Marshall. “It’s up to us, honestly,” Westbrook said when asked how the team is going to …

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Dec 27

North Dakota State, behind Stick, throttles Wofford in FCS quarters


Stick’s 7-yard run accounted for the only points in the second half. “I’ve given this school 20 years of dignity,” Jurich says. “I would hope I would get a little bit in return, and I certainly haven’t yet.” Time for a new Rookie Big Board, my ranking of the best rookies of the 2017 NFL …

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Dec 25

Clarkson leads Lakers past struggling Hornets, 110-99


Jordan Clarkson believes he’s figured out the key to his NBA success: fried chicken and scary movies. To make matters worse, starter Nic Batum re-aggravated his left elbow against the Lakers and left the game early. Last week, our team sites at SB Nation told us which offensive linemen would make the best skill position …

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Dec 22

No Seahawks players will be suspended for actions vs. Jaguars


No Seattle Seahawks players will be suspended for their actions at the end of Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, although the NFL is still reviewing the melee under the standard process, a league official told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Jack scored a season-high 19 points for a Knicks team that had lost six of eight, …

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Dec 19

That certainly wasn’t the case Monday night.


“We’ve got to find solutions somehow,” Gasol said, adding that the tough defense that was part of Memphis’ reputation for years is not part of the team’s mentality. “We always had a mindset here where we can have a tough night offensively, but if we don’t score, you don’t score.” Bulls: Markkanen participated in the …

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