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Report: Cardinals hiring Steve Wilks as head coach

Monday  20:19,   22 january 2018
Larry Brown Sports

The Arizona Cardinals are thinking defense with their next head coach. According to Kent Somers of azcentral, the team is hiring Steve Wilks to replace Bruce Arians.Wilks, the defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers, has been on NFL[...]

Kentucky falls out of AP Top 25 poll for 1st time since 2014

Monday  20:16,   22 january 2018
Associated Press

Villanova maintained its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25, while another bunch of Wildcats found themselves sliding out of the rankings for the first time in nearly four years. Kentucky slid out of Monday's latest poll from No. 18 after losses to[...]

FIFA Executive Confirms Video Assistant Referee Will Be Used at 2018 World Cup

Monday  20:16,   22 january 2018
90min

The introduction of a video assistant referee (VAR) across a number of European competitions looks set to cause even more of a rift between football fans after FIFA executive Philippe Le Floc'h confirmed that the new technology will be used that [...]

FIFA Executive Confirms Video Assistant Referee Will Be Used at 2018 World Cup

Monday  20:16,   22 january 2018
90min

The introduction of a video assistant referee (VAR) across a number of European competitions looks set to cause even more of a rift between football fans after FIFA executive Philippe Le Floc'h confirmed that the new technology will be used that [...]

Saints players troll Vikings over blowout loss to Eagles

Monday  20:09,   22 january 2018
Larry Brown Sports

The New Orleans Saints lost a playoff game in brutal fashion last week, but at least some of their players have shaken it off to the point where they feel they can troll the opponent who drove a spike through their hearts. After they were[...]

Eagles vs. Patriots Super Bowl LII preview: Three things to know

Monday  20:07,   22 january 2018
USA TODAY SPORTS

Tom Brady and Nick Foles might define a matchup of two vastly different teams.When: Sunday, Feb. 4, 6:30[...]

It was another unbelievable game that really happened

Monday  19:58,   22 january 2018
The Boston Globe

24 thoughts on the Patriots’ 24-20 victory over the Jaguars in the AFC Championship Game. 1. Tom Brady’s greatest comeback had already been achieved before Sunday. If you can fathom a rally exceeding the comeback from a 28-3 hole against the[...]

Jon Rahm's short swing is long on power

Monday  19:52,   22 january 2018
Golf Digest

It's OK to have swing quirks if they match upThe new world No. 2 shares the same idiosyncratic bent left wrist position at the top of his backswing as top-ranked Dustin Johnson, but Rahm smashes his shots with a much shorter swing. The[...]

Pac-12 leads Power 5 conferences with most players in Super Bowl LII

Monday  18:04,   22 january 2018
theScore

The Pac-12 may have had a dismal 2017 season, but the conference can hang its hat on having the most players from the Power 5 on the rosters for Super Bowl LII. A total of 29 players from the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots hail from[...]

Hoffman on bubble with nearly half of HOF ballot public

Monday  18:04,   22 january 2018
theScore

The Hall of Fame is set to unveil the class of 2018 on Wednesday, and with nearly half of the ballot public, closer Trevor Hoffman needs a significant portion of the private voters to come through to guarantee his enshrinement. While Hoffman's[...]

Lightning try to end skid at Blackhawks

Monday  18:03,   22 january 2018
The Sports Xchange

The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to end a three-game losing streak when they face the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night at the United Center. CHICAGO -- The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to end a three-game losing streak when they face the[...]

Avalanche head to Toronto seeking 10th straight win

Monday  18:03,   22 january 2018
The Sports Xchange

The Colorado Avalanche will be striving to extend their nine-game winning streak and the Toronto Maple Leafs will be trying to start their own streak Monday night at the Air Canada Centre. The Avalanche are coming off a 3-1 win over the New [...]

With 4 babies on tour, the US Ski Team resembles a nursery

Monday  17:38,   22 january 2018
Associated Press

Diaper bags and baby backpacks are in just as much demand as skis, boots and poles on the U.S. Alpine team this Olympic season. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy — Diaper bags and baby backpacks are in just as much demand[...]

A year after his death, Yordano Ventura's unsettled affairs still linger

Monday  17:37,   22 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

The grave of late Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura rests a few hundred feet from the seashore. Everyone in this town on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic seems to know its location. Wander through the iron gates onto the sandy terrain and[...]

Here are the key plays that helped the Patriots flip the script

Monday  15:35,   22 january 2018
The Boston Globe

There was no shortage of big plays in the Patriots’ remarkable 24-20 comeback win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Here are a few that made an impact as New England rallied to turn the tables on Jacksonville. Brandin Cooks draws a pass interference [...]