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Falcons Guarantee Matt Ryan $100 Million

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As Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff once lamented, "Until you find your quarterback, the search for him consumes you ". At 34-years-old, Rodgers is entering what could be his final massive contract extension. If Steve Sarkisian had drawn up a better play at the end of the game, perhaps the Falcons would have been hosting a Super Bowl parade in February rather than Philly. Read More »

Five things that stood out about Mookie Betts' offensive explosion

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Turning down $100-million dollars may prove to be the smartest decision Betts makes in his life. The Rangers have dropped 13 of their last 16 games when playing the first game of a series. Betts also had a pair of three-homer games in 2016 when he finished as the runner-up in the AL MVP race. Like he said, a year ago with two strikes he was just trying to make contact and this guy, his hand-eye coordination is [Jose] Altuve-like. Read More »

Costa Seals Atletico Win Against Arsenal

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Koscielny, 32, would have expected to be in France's squad for the World Cup in Russian Federation, but is now a major doubt and should Wenger's prediction prove correct, the defender could even miss the start of next season. "I am like the team; very sad and very disappointed, even very frustrated, as well, because when you go out of a competition and you had the performances in the 180 minutes that we had, it is very hard to take". Read More »

Dolphins Trade For Lions' Akeem Spence

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The Lions traded the veteran defensive tackle to the Miami Dolphins on Thursday for an undisclosed 2019 draft pick, Detroit announced. The Dolphins also have 2015 second-round pick Jordan Phillips and 2017 draft picks Davon Godchaux and Vincent Taylor, who went in the fifth and sixth rounds, respectively. Read More »

Jacob deGrom Leaves After Four Innings With Hyperextended Right Elbow

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After leaving the field following the fourth inning, deGrom went down the tunnel to the clubhouse and reportedly looked upset. NY announced he left with a hyperextended right elbow. deGrom struck out six while allowing no runs and two hits in his four innings of work. "Something that got a little sore and I just wanted to get him out of there". Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins the Barcelona Open for an 11th time

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Rafael Nadal racked up the 400th clay court victory of his career on Saturday as he swept past Belgium's David Goffin 6-4, 6-0 to reach the Barcelona final and stand just one win from an 11th title in the Spanish city. "I know Andreas very well because we are friends, I have practiced with him for so many years". Despite struggling with lingering injury issues earlier in the year, Nadal can not be stopped. Read More »

Curry 'probable' for game 2 says Kerr

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The Pelicans' shooting guard Jrue Holiday said that he does what he can to play his best but ultimately, it's all in God's hands. Coach Steve Kerr said Curry will not be on a minutes restriction. "What happened in the second quarter is inexcusable". The 76 points topped 73 against Phoenix on May 4, 1994, while 41 in the second bested 40 scored against Utah on May 11, 2007. Read More »

Tottenham player ratings in 2-0 victory over Watford

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I am sure that, first of all, he will perform for us and no doubt he will arrive in very good condition for the World Cup. Tottenham took the lead after 16 minutes when Watford keeper Orestis Karnezis spilled a cross from Kieran Trippier and Christian Eriksen scooped the ball to Alli who had the simple task of stroking the ball home from near the penalty spot. Read More »

Seahawks enter Day 2 of draft in search of more picks

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The Seahawks agreed to the swap, gaining a third-round pick (76th overall) and a sixth-rounder (186th) - rounds in which they previously had nothing. But they also wanted to trade down in the round to add choices in the second or third round. It's worth mentioning that the Green Bay Packers got an A grade for their selection of Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander as the No. Read More »

Package deal: Rudolph, Washington heading to Pittsburgh

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The Steelers get a big, strong-armed, highly competitive QB - yep, sounds a lot like incumbent Ben Roethlisberger , who is 36 and closing in on the end of his championship career. The Rock Hill, South Carolina, native broke most of OSU's passing records in the process. Washington and Rudolph demonstrated a remarkable rapport in college, the former racking up 1,549 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns in 2017, and they will hope that continues once Roethlisberger hangs up the cleats. Read More »

Antonio Conte: 'Tammy Abraham can be important for Chelsea in future'

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Conte believes he deserves an England recall: 'In this moment he's deserving to play. It has led to Conte's key players taking on a heavier workload than some of their rivals. "I think the players and I, we are trying to do our best. He had this problem in his knee, he's working very hard and I think he's aiming to come back before the final of the season". Read More »

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Red Bull's 20-year-old Dutchman Max Verstappen starts fifth alongside Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen , who had looked like he could join Vettel on the front row for the third race in a row, and possibly beat him, but made a big mistake on his last lap. Read More »

Andres Iniesta Announces He's Leaving Barcelona in Summer

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The Spanish worldwide has been closely linked with a move to the Chinese Super League , although he refused to confirm he will be joining Chongqing Dangdai Lifan as has been widely reported. "My admiration is not only in the field, I admire you for the great person you are and could know". The midfielder has won two European Championships with his country as well as a World Cup winner's medal in 2010, scoring the victor in extra-time in the final against the Netherlands. Read More »

Liverpool Requests 'Extraordinary' Meeting With Roma Over Safety Concerns

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The Italians scored twice late on at Anfield to give themselves a glimmer of hope for the return leg, although Jurgen Klopp's men remain overwhelming favourites for a place in the final. He continued: "Even in the moments that we didn't play well, they support us to do better". We obviously have to go the hard way, no problem with that. Read More »

Shaquem Griffin, UCF star with 1 hand drafted by Seattle Seahawks

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Shaquem was drafted during the fifth round to the Seattle Seahawks as the team's newest cornerback - joining his twin brother Shaquill on the team. The footage then cuts to the siblings watching Shaquem's name being read out on the TV, at which point everyone else in the room bursts into whoops of celebration. Read More »

Mumbai Indians look to bounce back against Chennai Super Kings today

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MS Dhoni has been phenomenal this IPL and that means the game is not over until MS is at the crease. RCB, on the other hand, sixth with four points from six matches. CSK posted 164 batting first at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune . I know we have lost a few games, but it is important to take one game at a time and understand what we need to do as individuals and as a team. Read More »

Anthony Davis says that the Pelicans know they can beat the Warriors

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If he still isn't back by Game 2, that lengthy hiatus between Games 2 and 3 would nearly definitely give Curry the extra time he needs to get into game shape and go through more contact practices. But, given their dominance in the first round, they're playing freely and are extremely risky at the moment. While Davis hasn't stacked up playoff wins early during his early 20s the way stars like LeBron James and Kevin Durant have in the past, he owns the most important trait all superstars ... Read More »

Steven Gerrard odds-on for Rangers job

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Klopp said: "I am not anxious. We've gone from fourth to second with a squad of players that aren't mine, with a style of football that's starting to look how I want it to, I am desperate for the opportunity to bring my own players in and bring my own stamp on the team ". Read More »

Isco, Carvajal to miss Bayern return leg with injury

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Isco picked up a shoulder problem and was replaced at the break by youngster Marco Asensio who went on to net the victor. Germany coach Joachim Löw can breathe a sigh of relief, however, with Bayern boss Heynckes supremely confident Boateng will be ready when the reigning champions kick off their title defence against Mexico in Moscow on 17 June. Read More »

Michael Owen states his prediction for Man United v Arsenal

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What's more, Neville's critique of a "spineless" and "disgraceful" Arsenal side makes up only a sliver of the cynical criticism that the club and, particularly, manager have endured over the last few years. Will I take a little rest? Jones believes Sanchez, who joined the Red Devils from Arsenal during January's transfer window in a swap deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan move to the Emirates, will be motivated when he faces Wenger's men. Read More »