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North Dakota State earns football, financial respect

North Dakota State earns football, financial respect

North Dakota State led, 17-13, with 4:37 remaining in the game Saturday when James Madison defensive lineman Simeyan Robinson blocked a Cam Pederson field-goal attempt to give his offense possession on its own 27-yard line. D'Angelo Amos returned a punt 33 yards to the NDSU 33-yard line. Shepherd added his 50-yard touchdown catch that gave the Bison a 14-3 lead with 4:14 to play in the second quarter. Read More

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Everton land Besiktas striker Tosun

Everton land Besiktas striker Tosun

Tosun had scored 14 goals in 24 appearances for Besiktas this campaign and will be a welcome boost for Everton , who have struggled to find the net since last season's top scorer Romelu Lukaku moved to Manchester United in July. Everton's ultra-defensive approach to the recent Premier League draw at Anfield was roundly criticised, not least by his Liverpool counterpart, Jürgen Klopp, and Allardyce admits improvement will be necessary to achieve a first win across Stanley Park since 1999. Read More

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Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer announces retirement

Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer announces retirement

The Arizona Cardinals released a statement Tuesday from quarterback Carson Palmer announcing his retirement . When I entered the league, I was a 23-year old kid. The Bengals selected Palmer first overall in the 2003 NFL Draft after he'd won the Heisman Trophy at USC. Palmer threatened to retire from the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011 after requesting a trade that wasn't immediately granted. Read More

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Tampa Bay Rays say goodbye to Evan Longoria

Tampa Bay Rays say goodbye to Evan Longoria

The 32-year-old leaves Tampa Bay as the longest-tenured player in franchise history, after spending 10 of his big league seasons in a Rays uniform. Arroyo was apparently the best prospect they could get back. "For a decade, he's been at the center of all our successes, and it a very emotional parting for all of us". "I speak for the entire organization in wishing Evan and his wonderful family our absolute best". Read More

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Sigurdsson stunner for Everton sinks Swansea at Goodison

Sigurdsson stunner for Everton sinks Swansea at Goodison

We were too negative in the first half". Sam Allardyce is not expecting the January transfer window to be busy at Everton, although he would like to sign an additional forward. - Rooney has failed to score with 10 of his 33 Premier League penalty kicks overall, with only Alan Shearer failing to convert more (11 of 67). Gylfi Sigurdsson says Everton are growing in confidence with every result following their 3-1 come-from-behind win over Swansea on Monday night. Read More

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Pentagon had multi-million dollar secret UFO programme

Pentagon had multi-million dollar secret UFO programme

Initial funding for the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program came largely at the request of former Democratic Senator Harry Reid , long known for his enthusiasm for space phenomena. According to the New York Times , the bulk of the $22M dollars actually went to a friend of senator Harry Reid. He's gone on to work on privately funded UFO research projects. Read More

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NFL Network suspends Marshall Faulk, 2 others amid sexual harassment claims

NFL Network suspends Marshall Faulk, 2 others amid sexual harassment claims

Eric Weinberger , a former NFL Network executive and president of Bill Simmons Media Group, was also suspended in light of allegations contained in Cantor's lawsuit. "Instead, NFL made it more hard for plaintiff to do her job by increasing her work load and cutting her hours". Cantor alleges that Faulk also "groped her from behind", and over time , became more aggressive, "stroking and pulling out his genitals in front of her" in a hotel room. Read More

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Russian sporting community react angrily to Winter Olympics ban

Russian sporting community react angrily to Winter Olympics ban

Sochi 2014 President Dmitry Chernyshenko has been removed from the 2022 IOC Coordination Commission. The president of the Russian skating union has described the decision as offensive and insulting. Russians won't compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics under their own flag, if they compete at all, following a decision from the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday. Read More

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Missing NC girl prompts frantic search

Missing NC girl prompts frantic search

Mariah has brown hair and blue eyes. Kristy Woods, Mariah's mother, says she discovered her daughter missing from their Onslow County home around 6:30 a.m. Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller said over 225 agents from more than 14 local, state and federal agencies are in on the investigation. "She wouldn't have her support, her braces and things of that nature", said Cloyd. Read More

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UCLA names Chip Kelly new head football coach

UCLA names Chip Kelly new head football coach

Kelly was named the Pac-10 Coach of the Year in back-to-back seasons in 2009 and 2010, and Associated Press Coach of the Year in 2010. The college game knows Kelly for the massive success he had at Oregon . The 49ers now owe Kelly approximately $15 million, sources told ESPN's Darren Rovell. He could still remain in an analyst role at ESPN, where he has spent this season. Read More

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