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Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions 2016

Indianapolis Colts minus-4.5 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Jaguars are on a two-game against the spread winning streak, but they haven't shown enough to shave 2.5 points off this spread after it opened as high as minus-7. Regardless of how his legs are doing, he's on a roll with his arm, having gone six straight games without an interception. PREDICTION: Rodgers has been lighting up good defenses recently and the Lions just gave up 42 to Dallas.

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Jerry Jones says plan is to keep playing Dak Prescott

The biggest reason to protect Prescott in this season finale-and a good reason not to start Tony Romo-is because Pro Bowl tackle Tryon Smith is hurt again. The Cowboys would be forgiven for fielding a weakened roster, but according to ESPN , that will not include benching Dak Prescott . Four months later, there is no debate over the starting quarterback situation and owner Jerry Jones said earlier this week that he doesn't expect Romo to see action against the Eagles.

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Mauricio Pochettino impressed with resolve of Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham have 33 points over 17 matches played so far. "After yesterday's result (Liverpool's 4-1 win over Stoke) and the others (on Monday), when the big teams won, it was very important for us to win the game for our belief", Pochettino said.

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Cowboys don't want to see red-hot Packers in the playoffs

By the way? Those two Hail Mary passes against the Cardinals came in the same season in which he had also beaten the Lions with a Hail Mary pass - to Richard Rodgers - during the regular season. It was the fifth straight victory for the Packers , making them one of the hottest teams in the NFL. They tied the 49ers in the 1965 finale and the Rams in the last game of 1964.

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National Basketball Association admits Kevin Durant was fouled vs Cavaliers

On the game's final play, with the Warriors down by one point, Durant stumbled when Cleveland's Richard Jefferson trod on his foot. "Honestly, I can't have 11 shots", Curry said . "I don't know where he got that from", Lue said. I switched to his body. "It looked like he lost his balance". The two teams meet again January 16 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif.

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Jose Mourinho reveals half-time team talk against Sunderland

Martial's problems in his second season at Old Trafford have been exacerbated by his marriage break-up. So Moyes returns to United with a feeling of "What if?" There's a long road ahead but perhaps after a numerous false dawns, Mourinho has shown enough to suggest that he could take United back to the top.

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Rex Ryan Fired By Buffalo Bills

Ryan fell just short of two seasons with the Bills. He has not made the playoffs since or won more than eight games in a season. The play before the run was another strike against Ryan's instincts as a coach. He will not be in the slot in the team's season finale. It does not eliminate his chances at returning to start next season. He's a great offensive mind who could help the Bills, especially when you consider they may have a new starting quarterback next season.

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Dallas Cowboys keep Detroit Lions waiting with 42-21 rout

Part of the reason the past three weeks have been so hard for Redskins fans is that they have had to cheer on the Dallas Cowboys . The Lions (9-6) were the team trying to lock up a playoff berth, but they couldn't keep up after halftime with Dallas (13-2), which had all of its stars on display.

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Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys 12/26/16

Even with the Cowboys' starters likely playing, it might be in the back of their minds that this game is meaningless. Elliott raced for a 55 yard touchdown run in the first quarter to give the Cowboys a 14-7 lead and did so in acrobatic, highlight fashion.

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What made Cavaliers-Warriors a great game? The numbers tell the story

The James-Warriors dynamic is why the team was so relentless and persuasive last summer in their pursuit of Durant. When he finally hit a three with 1:14 left, Curry looked at his wrist, indicating it was his time . The Christmas Day font floored Dwyane Wade of the Chicago Bulls. We do it our way. "It's his call, obviously", Curry said of Kerr. "They're the best team in the East, and we're the best team in the West", Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson told ESPN .com "We're both ...

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Warriors Dealt A Painful Christmas Loss By The Cavs, 109-108

Also against the Trail Blazers, Curry handed off to Durant, who shimmied past CJ McCollum and dribbled left into the paint before an emphatic slam with his right hand over Noah Vonleh. The Warriors have believed they are the better team for at least two seasons. Durant caught the ball on the left side and started to dribble back toward the 3-point line when Jefferson reached him, and put his arm on Durant's back.

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Ravens Playoff Hopes Crushed In Heartbreaking Finish

Roethlisberger shook off his slow start to go 24 of 33 for 279 yards and three touchdown passes. Whether it's true or not, the Steelers view the Ravens as a good football team. Flacco is no Brady. The AFC North matchup begins on the NFL Network at 4:30 p.m. EST. "It is what it is". The Ravens finished with 122 yards rushing and their 4.7-yard average was the highest since the Dallas game.

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Jets Grounded for Christmas: Patriots Fly in 13th Victory

That would assure the Patriots of not having to play on the road, where they have a 3-4 playoff record with Brady as the starting quarterback. He was informed during the team's flight to the Boston area that he would be the head coach if Bowles can't make it to the game.

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Derek Carr breaks fibula in win over Colts

Carr was helped to the sidelines and could not put any weight on his foot. The Raiders are 12-3 and in position to get a first-round playoff bye if they win the AFC West. 2 seed in the NFC. "I feel like I failed". He's headed to the Raiders locker room to meet with his family. Latavius Murray is averaging 4.2 yards and has 12 touchdowns on 175 rushing attempts while rookie Jalen Richard offers solid backup support with 422 yards on 74 carries.

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Ravens-Steelers: An NFL rivalry for the ages

Yet, seldom have the two AFC North rivals met this late with so much on the line . This game is in New Orleans, though, and the Superdome can be a notoriously hard place to play, or it used to be at any rate. But the Ravens will need balance if they are going to win. In October the Steelers retired their horizontally-striped 1934 throwback jerseys - aka, the bumblebees - after four seasons .

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England may have 'stagnated' in 2016, concedes Cook

India have ended 2016 with a loss in the Tests. Constantly India had to chop and change in this series because of injuries, but the players coming in fitted in seamlessly. Nair just carried on, however, compiling his maiden test century before lunch and converting it into a double before counter-attacking in the final session to become the second Indian, after Virender Sehwag , to make a test triple century.

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'Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants - 12/22/16 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction'

Manning threw four touchdown passes in the game, including a pair to Beckham Jr., while Wentz threw for 364 yards for the Eagles . With mostly the same offensive line a year ago and an upgrade at receiver with the return of Odell Beckham Jr.

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The Denver Broncos Clearly Miss Former Vols Peyton Manning and Malik Jackson

This was evidenced by the fact that Brady and Manning met up after the former led his New England Patriots to a win over Manning's old Denver Broncos squad on Sunday. "He did a good job of really continuing to move the ball forward, stay out of bad down and distance situations, and he definitely made a few people miss in the hole and gained some extra yards after contact".

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Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders denies that Malcolm Butler shut him down

The 2015 regular season ended with a disappointing effort on the road vs. the Jets (a 26-20 loss to a 10-win team) and a weird 20-10 road loss to a 6-10 Dolphins team. It wasn't until the middle of the second half that Siemian and the Broncos offence got a first down in the second half. We'll explore that later. After falling 13-10 to the Tennessee Titans (just two weeks after losing to the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime) the Broncos are on the verge of elimination.

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Bears Receiver Eddie Royal Out For Sunday's Game With Toe Injury

In 2007, the temperature was 16 but strong and swirling winds whipped across the shore of Lake Michigan as the Bears routed the Packers 35-7. "That's just what we are coached to do", Montgomery said. "[Nelson] was able to run a post and run away from the corner". He joins Ahman Green as the only Packers to run for 150-plus yards and two scores against the Bears in 192 regular-season meetings.

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Crystal Palace 0 Chelsea 1

Trailing 2-0 and down to 10 men after Jamie Vardy's red card, Leicester's trip to Stoke had all the makings of another miserable afternoon for the fading champions. "The day that you don't win, you finish this run". "You always hope not to make great changes to the team". "We can improve of course". Palace persevered, went on a few attacks - they have 28 goals this season, more than every team not in the top four - but that spark up front was missing.

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Cowboys defeat Bucs despite mental mistakes, 26-20

After years of saying running backs aren't worth high first-round picks because, basically, you can find comparable talent in later rounds - and it's much more hard to find, say, shutdown cornerbacks - we will happily admit that Elliott is a glaring exception.

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Most Troubling Is Russia's Reaction to Scandal

He added: It is impossible to know how deep and far back the conspiracy goes. "For years worldwide sports competitions have unknowingly been hijacked by the Russians ". There are really only two possible explanations why two members of the Russian women's hockey team at the Sochi Olympics had urine samples that contained male DNA.

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Browns fall to 0-13, lose 23-10 to Bengals

The Bengals were led by tight end Tyler Eifert with two touchdowns on five catches and 48 total yards. The Cincinnati Bengals (5-7-1) defeated the Cleveland Browns (0-13-0) 23 - 10 Sunday in a Week 14 match-up at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland , OH.

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Giants snap Cowboys' 11-game winning streak 10-7

DAK NOT A COLD-WEATHER GUY: Prescott didn't seem to like the cold and it didn't help that the ball was a little wet at times. One thing is for certain: They've earned a place in the post-season conversation. If Prescott flails again, with the playoffs rapidly approaching, the murmurs about putting a healthy Romo in will grow louder, even if Jones insisted Sunday night that it would only be Prescott's unavailability that will lead to a switch.

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Chiefs Hold Off Raiders 21-13 to Take AFC West Control

Rain in Mobile, allowed the Chiefs to get only one sack in the game - by former Central-Phenix City standout Rakeem Nunez-Roches. The AFC West lead is on the line, in a game with playoff seeding implications. They're still strong contenders to make the playoffs, but the chances of them maintaining home-field advantage through the postseason are now slim. Running back Charcandrick West also contributed a three-yard scoring run.

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Broncos rule Trevor Siemian out against Jaguars

A loss to Kansas City last week has placed their playoff hopes in jeopardy and they know a win is critical when they play the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday (10 a.m. And Lynch - in a game plan largely created to protect him from either getting into, or causing too much, trouble - didn't top 100 yards passing until the Broncos' first possession of the fourth quarter.

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Officer acted lawfully in black man's killing in NC

Officers went to the apartment complex September 20 to serve a warrant in an unrelated case. "He was just not a threat, period", Rakeyia Scott said. The family continued to maintain after the killing that Scott was unarmed, and Bamberg said Wednesday that Rakeyia Scott "was not aware of her husband having a gun" at the time.

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Raiders S Karl Joseph out vs. Chiefs with toe injury

The uphill climb proved too daunting for the Silver and Black, who snapped a six game win streak with a 21-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Cincinnati Bengals 4-7-1 vs Cleveland Browns 0-12: Both teams should be considered out of contention especially the Browns Bengals win 24-14. "It was insane, man".

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Nationals get CF Eaton from White Sox for 3 young pitchers

Washington receives a reliable outfielder in Eaton , who provides a lefty contact bat at the top of the order and allows prospect Trea Turner to return to his natural position of shortstop. And that might only grow bigger as rumors continue about left-hander Jose Quintana , third baseman Todd Frazier and closer David Robertson . "We view all three of them, actually, as having the potential to become front-end of the rotation fixtures for us over an extended period of time", Hahn said.