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Australian Open 2017: Why Great Britain could have FOUR champions

And so they'll open their Australian Open campaigns on Rod Laver Arena on day one - both against Ukrainians. It said Channel Seven had made a decision to reference the three-time Grand Slam champion by his new official title when he plays his first match in Australia since being recognised by the Queen.

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Saturday NFL playoff TV schedule, stream for Seahawks-Falcons, Texans-Patriots

The Seahawks had a lull for a while but have been playing well lately. "Calls didn't go our way", said Falcons second-year outside linebacker Vic Beasley , who led the National Football League with 15 1/2 sacks. The time of the game is still to be announced, and should be released sometime on Sunday evening. "Coach Carroll addressed that earlier in the week", Seahawks linebacker K.J.

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Chiefs looking to end long playoff drought at Arrowhead Stadium

Houston, the Chiefs' deluxe pass-rushing outside linebacker, is expected to play in Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium . The Steelers waxed the Chiefs 43-14 in the regular season on October 2 at Heinz Field .

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Kansas City Chiefs vs Pittsburgh Steelers: Preview and prediction

Coach Andy Reid said Houston would play Sunday. Pacific time. It will now start at 5:20 p.m.to give road crews and public safety officials more time to treat roads and parking lots. Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry (29) and linebacker Justin Houston (50) take part in stretching during practice at the team's training facility January 13, 2017.

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AFC divisional matchup expected to be a boon for Foxborough business owners

Last season, the Patriots beat the Texans , 27-6. In four meetings in Foxboro, New England has topped Houston by a total of 101 points. Sure, but it won't be easy. In order to win this game the Texans would have to keep Brady & Co. on the sideline and Houston's offense is mediocre at best to try and achieve that.

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Wade Phillips agrees to become Rams defensive coordinator

McVay, the Redskins offensive coordinator the previous two seasons, became the youngest coach in National Football League history when the Rams hired him earlier on Thursday. According to reports, Phillips was ready to interview with the Washington Redskins before the Rams came in and snatched him up. The Rams made the announcement on January 12, according to Deadspin , picking the 30-year-old as one to replace Jeff Fisher , 58.

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Vance Joseph a Curious Hire For Denver Broncos

The Broncos boast a mighty defense that was shackled by a stumbling offense. Annabelle Bowlen, left, wife of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, greets Nataly Joseph, second from left, as her brother, Stone, father Vance and mother Holly look on after Vance Joseph was introduced as the new head coach of the Denver Broncos during an NFL football news conference at the team's headquarters Thursday, Jan.

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And the San Diego Chargers

No space given. "They have a right to be angry, they've been here for the last 55 years, anyone would be angry". "The Chargers are determined to fight for LA and we are excited to get started". The Chargers spent six seasons in the stadium near downtown as part of the American Football League. Lifelong fan David Lamb talked about how the team's departure affected him personally.

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CBS Sports' Tony Gonzalez Breaks Down NFL's Divisional Round Games

But still, upsets do happen, and with that in mind, the Houston Chronicle put together a list of reasons why the Texans can win the game on Saturday night. Yes, they're missing J.J. Watt and they'll continue to miss him, but that Texans D-line can still wreak havoc, and will. Going against third string QB Connor Cook , the Texans defense led by Jadeveon Clowney were able to clamp down and force mistakes.

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Jay Glazer: Cowboys should be 'petrified' of red-hot Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay will score quite a bit and if it becomes a shootout, I don't have much confidence in Prescott making enough plays to keep up. He rolled to his right before heaving a throw from about the Packers 47. Both teams had 11 drives on offense. Well, for one game anyway. The Packers challenged, but that seemed at the moment like a desperation move. Somehow Matt Moore returned to the game after this hit .

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NFL Divisional Round Proposition Picks: Seahawks vs. Falcons

And their go-to play out of this look was "iso lead", a run that has been in the playbook but was rarely used during the regular season. My guess is the line drops to about 3-3.5 by game time , but the Falcons maintain an edge either way.

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One play changes the Green Bay Packers-New York Giants game

After another stop by the Packers defense, Rodgers was able to put together a two minute drill that may have stopped at the Giants 40 yard line. In a way, it seems only fitting that the Cowboys 2016 playoff journey will begin right where it left off in 2014, where they lost a heartbreaker against the Packers.

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FIFA To Expand World Cup, Radically Change Format Starting In 2026

An additional 16 nations will contest the tournament likely to be held in North America after the FIFA Council unanimously approved president Gianni Infantino's plan. How many games will the victor have to play? How it would work? Although the number of matches will rise from 64 to 80, Federation Internationale de Football Association president and former Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino, who was elected to his post less than a year ago, claims that the tournament can be ...

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Sen. Tim Scott betting peanuts on Clemson championship game

Alabama , gunning for its fifth national title in eight years under coach Nick Saban, opened as a 7-point favorite and was quickly bet to 6½ at most books. 2 Clemson (13-1, 7-1 ACC) vs. Watson and RB Wayne Gallman successfully running against the likes of Williams, MLB Rashaan Evans and OLB Reuben Foster could prove hard, as Alabama has the nation's No.

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Game Day Preview…Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers

Solidified by Stephon Tuitt, Javon Hargrave and company, the Steelers are forcing teams to be one dimensional by taking the run out of their game plan. Smiling, which Harrison rarely does, at least not in front of the media, the veteran linebacker said, "That's all right". "Oh, it was hilarious", Berry said.

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Minnesota to hire Western Michigan coach PJ Fleck

Fleck and former coach at LSU Les Miles both had interviews for the position at Minnesota that became available after Tracy Claeys was sacked and only two weeks after the program was embroiled in a standoff with university administration because of 10 players being suspended.

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Alabama Football Team Arrives in Tampa for National Championship Game

Derrick Ansley was a graduate assistant for Saban in 2010 and '11 and rejoined the staff this season as defensive backs coach . Meanwhile, Clemson is a team that seems to be in flawless harmony. Players come to Alabama to play for national titles and the Crimson Tide have done so every year he's been on campus. "I just wasn't mature enough to see the opportunity they were giving me".

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Mourinho adamant Rooney's best day is yet to come

Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney enjoyed a "proud moment" as he equalled Sir Bobby Charlton's club goal record. "With Kelly standing at just 5'7", a long list of decision makers associated with Reading and the Ireland worldwide set up have been reluctant to put their trust in a player whose skills on the ball have always singled him out as being quite different to the rest.

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Lions-Seahawks live stream, live score updates; National Football League playoffs 2017

The Seattle Seahawks and the Detroit Lions will come together for a huge game on Saturday night in the second game of the NFL Playoffs 2017 Wild Card Round. The Lions would respond with back-to-back sacks on Russell Wilson; first it was a cornerback blitz from Nevin Lawson leading to DeAndre Levy with the cleanup, and on the next play, Ziggy finally got home and forced the Seahawks to punt on fourth down.

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Hawks finalizing trade involving Kyle Korver

The Cavaliers picked up a first-rounder in that trade, and packaged it with another first-round pick to get Timofey Mozgov from Denver. While the trade isn't official yet, it's just a matter of time before it's completed according to various reports .