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Huskers prepare for Northwestern's grass field

So which players were the MVP's Saturday night? It's easy to sit here and say that Northwestern just ran into a very good Nebraska offense on Saturday, and while that is true, it ignores the big picture. The ball popped out as he contorted himself in mid-air along the sideline and bounced through the end zone. "They've done a nice job keeping people out of the end zone so were going to have our work cut out for us in terms of being able to finishing drives and touchdowns".

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Redskins may have saved season with improbable win over Giants

And while the pregame festivities centered around the WR-CB battle between Odell Beckham Jr. and Josh Norman, standout rookie Sterling Shepard has been the high performer for NY so far. On the other hand, the Saints converted the ball only 23% of the time. Some of those Redskins' red-zone fails were self-inflicted, but others were behind the strength of the Giants defense .

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Los Angeles Rams vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers: What to watch for

Odds, TV Channel , and 3. When quarterback Case Keenum found wide-receiver Brian Quick for a 44-yard pass in the first quarter, the Los Angeles Rams ended a 22-year drought and scored the team's first touchdown since December 24, 1994.

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Junior Stanislas strikes for Bournemouth to down Everton

His goal allowed Bournemouth to bounce back from their League Cup elimination at the hands of second-tier Preston North End in mid-week as Eddie Howe's side registered only a second win of the season. After arriving in January, the £13.5m Senegalese striker has started just TWO senior games and failed to find the net, making him a figure of ridicule for Blues supporters.

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Pete Carroll and Chip Kelly reunite as Seahawks host 49ers

Yep, I'm picking against the 49ers. The Seahawks are now 2-1 while the 49ers fell to 1-2. The 49ers should come in with confidence. This time , the Seattle Seahawks quarterback got lucky. Both Baldwin (3 catches, 105 yards) and Graham (6 catches, 100 yards) had 100 yards receiving by halftime. "I think a lot of white people are uncomfortable talking about it", Hauschka said.

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Cardinals K Catanzaro takes over punting duties with injury to Butler

It's a bit of a damned if you do, damned if you don't situation for the Bills . It worked out for us. Say adios to Rex Ryan - perhaps as early as the bye - and possibly everyone else involved with the football operation at One Bills Drive.

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Team North America offers silver lining for USA Hockey

Notes: Goaltender Matt Murray (thumb) said he was ready to play after participating in Tuesday's practice, but McLellan went with Gibson in net and Connor Hellebuyck as back up. The Swedes generally drove play in the third despite a few short sequences by the North Americans. While there is going to be some sadness among American and Canadian fans that the electrifying North America squad is done, Russia-Canada is a pretty darn good consolation prize.

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Klopp leaving it late over goalkeeper decision

We did it [against Burnley], maybe we didn't score. "We've bought very good players and everyone is almost fit so we have a very strong squad", he added. Klopp wants the spectators inside Anfield to produce a "special" atmosphere that helps the players stay patient if things are not going to plan early on.

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Jurgen Klopp's happy Liverpool's football is hell for Chelsea

Diego Costa found a second-half goal for Chelsea , and while Klopp said the Blues were "too strong" to control for all 90 minutes, he was particularly pleased with his side's performance before the break. Chelsea created very little in the opening half an hour and found themselves further adrift as Gary Cahill's poor clearance fell to the feet of Henderson and the Liverpool skipper thrashed home from around 30 yards.

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Sweden advances in World Cup

Jones had tough game with three giveaways. "It's unbelievable they did that". It's good for the National Hockey League. Veteran Toronto writers were immediately pegging this as one of the great best-on-best games in hockey history. Normally we would break out the key moments in the sequence. That was the rivalry. The person that won was hockey itself. Its inaugural squad may have not been a smashing success in terms of win-loss record, but it proved to be a champion to fans, the National ...

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US must beat Canada to avoid elimination at World Cup

The United States won't get revenge on Tuesday night. "If we are fortunate enough to get through, hopefully we can get another one". "We had the power plays, we had some chances, we had a few looks". In the event that the USA beats Canada , the best the Americans can hope to finish is 2-1, also needing a win over the Czechs on Thursday. Babcock wants his team living "scared" instead, ready to combat a potentially irritable USA squad on Tuesday night.

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Redskins fall in season opener to the Steelers 38-16

But Roethlisberger somehow recovered his own fumble, and nine plays later threw a gorgeous 29-yard touchdown fade pass to Antonio Brown, who beat double coverage on fourth and one. "That's why I played it the way I played it". "We just line up and play", the quarterback said. "That's all I can say". By completing the eight passes to Brown, Roethlisberger became the first quarterback in National Football League history with at least 500 completions to three different receivers - ...

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Adrian Peterson to undergo surgery, could return in 2016

The Minnesota Vikings suffered a big blow following the knee surgery that Adrian Peterson will be undergoing, leaving a big vacuum to the running back position. Who will you be rooting for this coming Sunday's game? Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas and linebacker Jelani Jenkins say they received death threats through social media following their national anthem protest, but remain committed to push for better race relations, which.

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McCarthy confident Rodgers, Packers offense will improve

Green Bay has now hit the under in six of its last seven games overall. Green Bay enters Sunday's game against the Lions with three straight victories in home openers. Green Bay's 2016 iteration has maintained that trajectory. Packers lead series, 96-68-7. He, quietly, ended up with 5 tackles on the night. He fights and scratches and digs and made some plays for us.

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Petr Cech confident Arsenal have more in reserve after late Southampton success

We have 24 more hours. "We played with good possibilities, we scored". PSG might have the home ground advantage but they have been playing very poorly as of late so it is pretty simple to take this bet with the odds we are getting. Wenger was resting the two after the global break to save them for their Champions League opener against PSG on Tuesday in what will be a tough match.

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Buffalo Bills Fire Offensive Coordinator Greg Roman

If you're on his good side and he trusts you, you've got a friend and a potential work ally for life. "And I think the direction he can take us, I think we need the change". I think we have a lot of talent on offense. "The communication has to be cleaner". He had two catches for 20 yards. "We have to correct it and move on, and he'll be better and we'll move on from there".

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Ohio State plays Oklahoma in a must win for both teams

Wichita Falls, which is 17 miles from the Oklahoma border, has Texas fans, Oklahoma fans and lots of Texas Tech fans, Barrett said. After an opening weekend loss to now sixth-ranked Houston, the 14th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners are likely playing to keep their playoff hopes alive this weekend when they host third-ranked Ohio State at Gaylord Memorial Stadium in Norman (Saturday, 7:30 p.m.).

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Dana White Indicates CM Punk Won't Get Second UFC Fight

CM Punk joined UFC in December 2014, nearly a year after he had walked away acrimoniously from WWE due to problems with his creative direction. CM Punk didn't leave the WWE on good terms, and once he was gone, he held nothing back against them.

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Efficient effort in opener has Patriots' confidence high

He had a good rhythm for most of the game, and never seemed to convey that the game was too big for him. "That probably threw the timing off a little bit", Butler said. "Just didn't get it done, and a lot of reasons why we didn't get it done". The Cardinals had a chance to win it, driving to the Patriots' 29-yard line in the final minute of play.

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Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt has somehow never run a mile

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. USAIN BOLT is the fastest man in the world - but he has never run so far as a mile. "This year is the first year he's made his breakthrough and he's run incredibly over 100m, but it's a learning curve", Christie said. The massive doping scandal, which forced athletics world body IAAF to bar Russian Federation after allegations of State-sponsored doping and which had the 2015 Worlds table-topper Kenya ...