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Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville Predators

ST. PAUL, Minn. — For the Nashville Predators, Saturday night’s rematch against the Minnesota Wild cannot come soon enough. Nashville’s 4-2 loss at Minnesota in Friday’s first game of the back-to-back, home-and-home series between the clubs left the Predators in a sour mood over what could have been. “We wish we could get right back out there now,” Nashville center ...

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Is Bill Belichick Leaving the New England Patriots in 2018?

After tomorrow’s week 17 finale, it’s time for “Black Monday.” For many teams after the regular season ends is the day that many head coaches get their pink slips from their respective teams. But, one head coach, if he chooses to go will be a surprise to the team and the league. In an article posted on ESPN.com titled the 26 ...

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No. 9 Penn State faces No. 12 Washington in Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Penn State and Washington had national-title aspirations dashed with midseason losses. Both teams shook off those losses to reach the Fiesta Bowl, giving the big game in the desert another marquee match-up. Penn State’s yard-churning rushing offense against Washington’s stingy defense. The Huskies’ high-scoring offense against the Nittany Lions’ low-scoring defense. A one-time Heisman Trophy front-runner in ...

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Sun Devils close Graham era with dud in Sun Bowl loss

EL PASO, Texas — North Carolina State’s offense came up big in a Sun Bowl matchup that was supposed to be about defense. Nyheim Hines had three of North Carolina State’s Sun Bowl-record six rushing touchdowns to help the Wolfpack beat Arizona State 52-31 on Friday. Hines’ three scoring runs were all from 5 yards. “It just really goes to ...

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Rams’ Gurley is OK with losing rush title for playoff health

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) Todd Gurley realizes he could lose his first NFL rushing title – and maybe even the league MVP award – while he stands on the sideline at the Coliseum this Sunday. The Los Angeles Rams’ do-it-all running back insists he doesn’t mind taking a forced week off, even with just a 13-yard lead in the NFL ...

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Playoff-snubbed Ohio State 24-7 over USC in Cotton Bowl (Dec 29, 2017)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Playoff-snubbed Ohio State got to raise another trophy in the building where the Buckeyes won a national championship. While the streaming confetti this time was for a Cotton Bowl victory instead of a title celebration like three seasons ago, coach Urban Meyer still got a special feeling from the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ defensively dominant 24-7 win over No. ...

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Darnold delivers clunker in possibly final game for USC

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) If Sam Darnold returns to the home of the Dallas Cowboys in four months, he figures to leave feeling a bit better than after a rough night in the Cotton Bowl. Darnold threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown , lost two fumbles on sacks and misfired on several other throws in No. 8 Southern ...

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Antetokounmpo’s late basket lifts Bucks past Thunder 97-95

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Even though he stepped out of bounds on the play, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s basket with 1.3 seconds left counted, and that’s all that mattered to the Milwaukee Bucks. Antetokounmpo scored 23 points — including what proved to be a questionable game-winning basket which he scored over Russell Westbrook– and the Bucks ended Oklahoma City’s six-game winning streak, ...

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