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Nassar Victims Express Outrage At MSU And USAG

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The 20-year-old American, who was a key member of the USA team that won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, joins a number of top-level gymnasts who have accused Nassar of abuse, including Gabby Douglas , Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney . In 2016, Maroney received $1.25 million settlement from USA Gymnastics and agreed to sign a non-disclosure agreement as part of the deal, which also entails a $100,000 fine should she ever speak publicly about the molestation. Read More »

Djokovic elbows Young out to reach second round

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Roger Federer , rated as favourite to win his 20th Grand Slam title even at the venerable age of 36, makes his entrance in a night match on Rod Laver Arena. "We wanted to use this opportunity to speak about certain subjects and see how everyone reacts to that, see what opinions are". Ostapenko is now hoping to stamp her mark on this year's Australian Open, where she is safely into the second round. Read More »

Fifth flu death reported in county

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The CDC said the trend doesn't seem to be slowing down just yet, reporting a 5.8 percent increase of nationwide labratory confirmed influenza cases this week compared to last. People should also practice preventive care, wash their hands often, cover their cough or sneeze with their arm not their hand and if they do get sick or get flu-like symptoms, stay home from work for at least 24 hours. Read More »

Jaguars look to pull off stunning upset of Patriots

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The team failed to cover as 13.5-point home chalk in a 23-10 win over Chicago in Week 17. Many believed New England would host the Pittsburgh Steelers this week, but Jacksonville pulled off a shocking upset . Jacksonville's win came against coach Pete Carroll and backup quarterback Scott Zolak. "Obviously, with what they have on their side of the ball, it's a good team and we know they've got a good offense", Bortles said. Read More »

Eagles clinch No. 1 seed in playoffs but look shaky against Raiders

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While the Raiders (6-9) turned in a valiant effort, they were eliminated from postseason contention while the Eagles (13-2) clinched homefield advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. -Is it weird that I feel more confident with Jake Elliottkicking field goals from a distance of 46-yards or more? They were 2 for 2 on fourth down, including a conversion on a TD drive in the first quarter. Read More »

Chelsea vs Norwich FREE

But young players have to deserve this opportunity and to show me that, when I give them this opportunity, I didn't make a mistake'. "But, for sure, to play a part of the game". It's normal that one player can't always be on top form. He went on to discuss why, in terms of importance, creating a successful side far outweighs the needs of individual players. Read More »

Jacksonville bakery sends turnovers to Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger

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Ben Roethlisberger will turn 36 in March, and even though he said he wants to play at least three more years, there is no telling how much longer he will be among the game's elite quarterbacks. So what to do with that? Perhaps they were too focused on playing the Patriots, assuming they'd simply roll through Jacksonville. They won't be anywhere near a top 10 passing defense facing all those teams. Read More »

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes impressive comeback

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Djokovic and Young first played in the first round at the U.S. Open in 2006, when the American won the first set before losing the next three. "Rafa, with the year that he's had, and Novak with the six titles he's had here, even if it's unknown how he's feeling, they could very well be the favorites, too", Federer said. Read More »

Vikings vs. Eagles: NFC Championship 2018 Odds and Over-Under Predictions

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A line only shifts when oddsmakers deem too much of the money is being bet in favor of one team. In 2014, Keenum bounced between Houston and St. Louis. Trades in the 2015 season began to merge the careers of all three quarterbacks. The league has done its best to massage that issue, but when it comes down to it, the pull of sports and competition temporarily erases the problems of the world while you watch to see which side wins. Read More »

Actor Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegations

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Meghan McCain agreed, though qualified that she has "always had the luxury of knowing [her] sexual boundaries" and has been told that many of her female friends have had similar experiences as Grace . "In September of past year, I met a woman at a party". She was not forcibly raped. She then called Grace " reckless and hollow ", and accused her of "chiselling away" at the #MeToo and Time's Up movements with her allegations. Read More »

NFC Championship Game 2018: Special teams a major concern for Eagles

The plan was for Wentz to sit for a year and learn until the Eagles chose to trade quarterback Sam Bradford to the Vikings right before the season started. Campbell registered a career-high 14.5 sacks, Bouye intercepted six passes and Church stabilized the secondary. Both teams have quarterbacks who aren't accustomed to being in this spot. Read More »

Eagles Are Letting the Dogs Out ... Or in on Sunday

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Amazingly, the Eagles haven't allowed a point in the last two minutes of the second half in any game this season. "I mean", Eric said, opening his jacket to reveal a Vikings logo. Minnesota also has an unprecedented opportunity to play a Super Bowl in their own stadium. "There's certainly parts offensively that we'll want to do better, defensively as well". Read More »

Tom Brady knows time will be precious on Sunday

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The Steelers finished the regular season 13-3, but they finished the season with the appearances of a team in disarray on and off the field. They have done so twice now-2008-09 was the first time. "I ain't got too much to say, but make sure you all bring that same energy out next week and the week after", Ramsey told Jaguars fans Sunday night, via ESPN . Read More »

Warriors' Jordan Bell up and down in start vs. Cavaliers

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Multiple Cleveland Cavaliers' players are of the belief that they won't be able to get around their issues and win an National Basketball Association title this season. Center Bismack Biyombo scored a career-high 21 points in a game where the Magic shot 51.2 percent and made 12 of 29 3-pointers. Playing in front of his own fans, the OH native was clearly ready to put on a show, netting 16 points in 12 minutes and his team-mates also stepped up to the mark. Read More »

Minnesota Vikings: The Minneapolis Miracle And The Lesson With It

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Zimmer had called timeouts to buys some time for a potential last-second drive for the Vikings . His first reaction was to yell for Diggs to get out of bounds. After the game, Diggs was not familiar with Pearson. "If you want to talk about the game", Bradford said to the Star Tribune , "I'll talk about the game". Read More »

Centurion Test: Proteas set India target of 287

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Low bounce had been the biggest threat for batsmen on the third day, when Jasprit Bumrah had removed Aiden Markram and Hashim Amla with shooters pitching short of a good length. Clear in thoughts and execution, he fought single-handedly and without a complaint. "You want I should always come as a storm". His departure forced South Africa to go into lock-down mode. Read More »

Africa, Ghana summon United States diplomats after Trump remark

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The U.S. president reportedly made the comment during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office on Thursday. Trump added "sh**hole" to his pathetic lexicon when he asked why the United States should accept people from places like Haiti or Africa instead of "nice Nordic countries" like Norway. Read More »

Three-goal blitz is Jurgen Klopp's signature style of play with Liverpool

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Late goals from substitute Silva and Gundogan exposed Liverpool's defensive fraility without the injured Virgil van Dijk and set up a tense final few minutes, but City's revival came too late. "To have conceded and to only draw at the end would have been a big loss so I'm really proud of the boys". "If teams watch our performance they will think 'oh wow!' They will see we are a strong side". Read More »

Jaguars now 9.5-point underdogs to Patriots

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He's obviously very confident. Often erratic and typically terrible, the former UCF standout has a career quarterback rating of 80.8 and has thrown 64 interceptions in 61 starts. There are different dynamics to both teams. Keenum is in the midst of the best season of his career, but struggled against the New Orleans Saints in his first career playoff game, before his last-second 61-yard touchdown pass sealed the victory for the Vikings. Read More »

Brady on trash talk: It's how you play not what you say

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Hundreds of Jaguars fans packed the Avondale pizza place to celebrate the team's 45-42 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Brady played well in the divisional round win over the Titans , as he completed 35-of-53 passes for 337 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. Read More »

Anthony Martial produces dazzling display out wide against Stoke City

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This routine win over Stoke City helped, but so has the mounting speculation that the Old Trafford club are set to win the race for Alexis Sanchez. Click the right arrow, above, to see talkSPORT's Manchester United ratings.... When Pogba signed for United in a world-record £89.3 million move from Juventus in 2016, Mourinho said the French midfielder would, eventually, look like a bargain. Read More »

Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Stöger planning ahead with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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Arsenal's new head of recruitment, Sven Mislintat , signed Aubameyang during his time at Dortmund , bringing him to the club for just £11.7m in the summer of 2013. "The whole city is mad about the club", said the 28-year-old, who has been in Dortmund since 2013. Paris Saint Germain are long-term admirers but would not be interested in a deal this month whilst Liverpool and Chelsea have also been keeping tabs on his situation. Read More »