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Sports Rapper Eminem Wants the AAF to Allow Fights, and Johnny Manziel Agrees
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He was put into the starting lineup midway through the second quarter Sunday for the Memphis Express against the Birmingham Iron and looked darn good on his lone first-half drive . The AAF is becoming pop culture. In a response, Ebersol tweeted, " Detroit is not a bad idea for a future franchise". Trash talk - including some from Manziel - was coming from both teams during the close clash.

Sports Receiver Jordy Nelson retiring
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After 11 years in the National Football League, former Packers and Raiders wide receiver Jordy Nelson is retiring, according to Nelson's former teammate James Jones. His 69 touchdowns are the second-most of any Green Bay receiver behind only Don Hutson. His best seasons came in 2014 and 2016, sandwiched around a lost year in 2015 when he tore his ACL in a preseason game.

Sports Kliff Kingsbury plans to give Cardinals players cell phone breaks during meetings
Author: 0 Kliff Kingsbury plans to give Cardinals players cell phone breaks during meetings

The Cardinals, who have missed the playoffs in each of the past three seasons, have the No. 1 overall pick in next month's draft. In an interview with NFL Media this weekend, Kingsbury said the team hasn't made a decision. It makes sense that he would do that, too. Prospects like Nick Bosa (Edge, Ohio State) and Josh Allen (Edge, Kentucky) are both worth an extra film session or two before finalizing Murray as the guy, but if Kingsbury and the Arizona front office are even considering ...

Sports Culver, stifling defence, lift Texas Tech over Buffalo 78-58
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Tech coach Adrian Gregory said she did not like the fight the Red Raiders put up in this series. Before making any Texas Tech vs. MI picks of your own, see what the SportsLine Projection Model has to say. Now, it's back to the Sweet Sixteen for the second year in a row (a program first), where MI awaits in Anaheim, Calif. "I'm glad we were able to do that for 40 minutes".

Sports Solskjaer can thank Mourinho's work, claims Van Gaal
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Premier League giants Manchester United has enjoyed a drastic growth in playing quality since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho as manager in December. "It is defensive, counter-attacking football". But it is not my truth. "Solskjaer has just lost twice and he has to manage that". 'He told me to do the things I'm good at, to show my abilities and to express myself on the pitch.

Sports Finch and Khawaja steer Australia to comfortable win over Pakistan
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And the skipper was in the middle until the end as Australia reeled in their target for the loss of only two wickets with 13 balls remaining. Captain Aaron Finch and opening batsman Usman Khawaja recorded a big opening partnership of 209 runs to lay the winning foundation for Australia .

Sports National Football League ownership votes to make pass interference reviewable
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Owners vetoed the idea of a one-year trial of a fourth-and-15 play from the offense's 35-yard line to replace the onside kick, considered one of the game's more unsafe plays. So, I think it won't impact the way we watch a game. This isn't going to be flawless always, and we know that. The changes, which were voted on by all 32 league owners, passed with a 31-1 majority.

Sports NBA Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets down Raptors 115-114
Author: 0 NBA Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets down Raptors 115-114

Sunday's contest against the Charlotte Hornets was just the third time all season, and the first time since the Marc Gasol trade, the Raptors have had their full roster available. However, they play the games for a reason, and despite their underdog status, the Hornets weren't going down without a fight. Bacon hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 4:32 to play in the third quarter to give Charlotte an 83-74 lead.

Sports Euro 2020 qualifier: France 4 Iceland 0
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Samuel Umtiti gave the world champions the lead after just 12 minutes when he rose highest to redirect Mbappe's in-swinging cross into the far corner. "Then when they scored the second we were really in trouble". Oliver Giroud added a second when the ball was pushed into him following Benjamin Pavard's right-wing cross.

Sports Paul Casey holds on to repeat title
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Sweet-swinging South African Oosthuizen (69) made a flying start by holing a 25-yard bunker shot for eagle at the first hole, but rued a bogey at the 16th hole. As a thunderstorm rapidly approached, Elvira clearly flinched as a clap of thunder broke on his backswing and he nearly duffed his pitch from 60 yards, finishing 30 feet short of the hole.

Sports Kawhi Leonard scores 37 points Friday in Raptors' loss
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard scores 37 points Friday in Raptors' loss

Kawhi Leonard scored 37 points for Toronto. - Keeping it spicy: Pascal Siakam led the way in Toronto's overtime victory in Oklahoma City, recording his 16th double-double of the season. They held the Raptors to just five 3-pointers and forced 10 turnovers in the half. "You look down (at the box score ), we shot 50%, 52% from three, 85% from the line and you think, 'How are you not winning that game?'" Nurse said.

Sports NASCAR shuffles 2020 schedule to freshen stagnant schedule
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This year, ISM Raceway will once again host the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series semifinal race, the second-to-last race on the schedule, on November 10, 2019. Fans have asked more short tracks, road courses, and even dirt track Eldora Speedway to be added to the stagnant annual schedule, and industry stakeholders have asked for midweek racing during the summer in an attempt to shorten the length of the season.

Sports Dwyane Wade Offers Support for Jusuf Nurkic After Gruesome Injury
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Trail Blazers center, Jusuf Nurkic , was carted off the floor during Monday nights game when he suffered a nasty leg injury . According to reports , Nurkic suffered compound fractures to the tibia and fibula of his lower left leg. He was a big part of our family. You never want to see that for your friend or teammate, and then especially as a player, you don't want to see anyone have to go through that.

Sports March Madness: 3 storylines to follow in the Sweet 16
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He made the first two 3-point attempts of the game, scoring 17 first half points. The 12-seeded Oregon Ducks are on the road as they face off with the top-seeded Virginia Cavaliers Thursday night. Barnes was sacked by Texas in 2015 before trying to stabilize a Tennessee program that was under upheaval. "How do I know that this is, you know, real?" he asked.

Sports Brazil star's father denies departure rumours
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In an interview with Brazilian website UOL Esporte the 27-year-old's dad laughed off the idea of a switch to Real Madrid or elsewhere and said his son was more likely to extend his stay in the French capital where he is already under contract until 2022.

Sports Keselowski routs field to earn win at Martinsville
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The Hendrick Motorsports driver fired off third when the green flag waved, but dispatched Kyle Busch two laps after the restart with an outside sweep and wasted no time putting himself in Keselowski's tire tracks. Stage 1: Logano started on the pole, but Keselowski bumped him from behind and then took the lead six laps into the race. Texas is one of just three tracks Bubba Wallace has a top-10 finish at, and he'll be looking for his first of the season this Sunday.

Sports With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors
Author: 0 With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

That's not to say they aren't capable of just turning it up in the playoffs when the games really matter, but there is no doubt that Kerr and the Warriors would hope to take care of business against bottom feeders at home. Nowitzki had five three pointers and Doncic and Maxi Kleber each drained four as Dallas outscored the Warriors 63-12 from beyond the arc to earn their first win in Golden State since 2012.

Sports 'Drama queen?' Teen Andreescu beats Kerber again at Miami
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Evidently, it was a displeasing defeat for the German and she was exasperated with Andreescu calling the trainer thrice to treat her right shoulder soreness during their battle. 9 seed Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-4, 6-4. "But I think I took the momentum from the final into this match". "There's always a time for a first". "Nothing was really going on in my head, but I was just super exhausted".

Sports Mick Schumacher to make rapid Ferrari F1 debut
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His son was selected for testing alongside Briton Callum Ilott, who will also test for Alfa Romeo in Spain on 14-15 May. The 20-year-old will also be making his Formula 2 feeder series debut in Bahrain over the weekend and is delighted to be involved with his father's former team.

Sports Purdue Punches Ticket To Sweet 16
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Glenn Robinson holds the record with 44 points against Kansas in the 1994 southeast regional semifinal. "I wouldn't say I knew I had a career night until the game was over", he said. Edwards continued his torrid stretch by sinking an uncontested 3-pointer and working the baseline to set up a reverse layup to begin the second half.

Sports Brown, Auburn blitz Kansas to reach Sweet 16
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The Tigers shot over 12 three pointers for the sixteenth time this year making 13 of 30. Auburn Tigers guard Bryce Brown (2) reacts against the Clemson Tigers during the second half of the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at Viejas Arena.

Sports Conor McGregor: UFC star announces retirement from mixed martial arts
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Twelve, McGregor's whiskey label] Pina Coladas on me fellas!" It could also be that McGregor, who has openly asked for UFC shares before, could be using retirement as a tactic to try and bring Dana White and co.to the negotiating table - in which case, this is more likely a part of the dance before his next fight is announced rather than a goodbye to the sport.

Sports Patriots Fans Are Blaming Gronk's Retirement on His Girlfriend Camille Kostek
Author: 0 Patriots Fans Are Blaming Gronk's Retirement on His Girlfriend Camille Kostek

In a comment on the post, the 41-year-old Brady said, "Love u man!" Gronk has also deserved high praise from his peers, as they've rated him as the top tight end on NFL Network's annual Top 100 players list for the past six seasons. "What an honor and privledge (sic) to play with you these past nine years [Rob Gronkowski]!" Shortly after Gronkowski announced his retirement on Instagram, there was an outpouring of support and congratulation for a great career from fans, media and former ...

Sports Harbhajan puts Kohli's RCB in a spin in IPL opener
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Imran Tahir and Harbhajan Singh picked three wickets each in the last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore while Ravindra Jadeja claimed two. It was the ideal result MS Dhoni would have hoped for after winning the toss and deciding to bowl first in front of their home crowd at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai .

Sports Ronaldo out after leg injury in Portugal's Euro qualifier vs. Serbia
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Portugal had already been held by Ukraine to a home draw in its first qualifying match on Friday. Luxembourg stayed with three points, one more than Portugal . Fernando Santos is Portugal's coach since 2014 and has brought Portugal to Euro Cup finals in 2016 which they won in overtime against France. "If you have VAR to all competitions, why not for a European qualifier?" There's no need to be nervous or to lose the faith in this team.

Sports Fury-Tom Schwarz Near Deal
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Top Rank wasn't about to put Fury in too tough given the money at stake in a bout with Wilder, so it paired him with the German-born Schwarz. Fans will have to wait at least 11 months to see anything like it again, though, as Arum has said both boxers will have interim fights before they face off again.