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Sportivo GM Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles extend Jets deals
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Maccagnan was hired on January 13 2015, and Bowles, in his third season, is the 16th head coach in franchise history. "We are very happy to have extended both Mike and Todd", Christopher Johnson, the team's chief executive officer, said in a written statement .

Sportivo Football star George Weah wins Liberian presidential election
Author: 0 Football star George Weah wins Liberian presidential election

He is the first and only African player to have won both FIFA's World Player of the Year trophy and the Ballon d'Or. Weah ran in the country's last two elections, winning the first round of the 2005 vote that eventually went to Sirleaf. The US-based Carter Center said there were "notable improvements" in the handling of Tuesday's vote from the first round in October, echoing positive assessments from other global observers.

Sportivo Thunder Rally Against Bucks, Bad Call Costs OKC Game
Author: 0 Thunder Rally Against Bucks, Bad Call Costs OKC Game

Antetokounmpo paced the Bucks with 23 points and 12 rebounds . The Thunder were down five with less than 20 seconds remaining when Westbrook got a dunk to cut it to three before Eric Bledsoe went to the line with a chance to seal the game.

Sportivo Snow and ice warning issued for Rochdale
Author: 0 Snow and ice warning issued for Rochdale

Northern England is expected to be hit by the worst of the snowfall, with nearly 6in possible on high ground. "Icy patches are expected to form for a time on Friday morning as a band of rain, sleet and snow pushes northeastwards across parts of England".

Sportivo Game Preview: Griffin could return in Clippers' latest matchup with Lakers
Author: 0 Game Preview: Griffin could return in Clippers' latest matchup with Lakers

The Lakers held a team meeting Thursday, where players were free to air their grievances about the state of the team, including "the business of the organization", said Brandon Ingram . He is also the team's leading scorer at 17.8 points per game. Facebook/losangeleslakersWill the Los Angeles Lakers trade Jordan Clarkson? Q: What happened with Julius' minutes in the last game and how did he handle that? Then when the Jazz played the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, Ricky Rubio and ...

Sportivo Avery Bradley Paid Settlement To Woman Who Accused Him Of Sexual Assault
Author: 0 Avery Bradley Paid Settlement To Woman Who Accused Him Of Sexual Assault

The allegations state that the incident occurred on May 23rd, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio while Bradley's former team, Boston Celtics , were in the midst of an Eastern Conference Finals matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers . Media procurement could give Bradley the OK to sue for breach of contract . He said the objective of the confidentiality agreement was to protect Bradley's reputation and privacy.

Sportivo Scouting Northwestern's Music City Bowl opponent, Kentucky
Author: 0 Scouting Northwestern's Music City Bowl opponent, Kentucky

Thorson had thrown for over 2,800 yards and 15 touchdowns this season coming into the bowl game . He has rushed for 100 yards 25 times in his career. Kentucky is 89th nationally in total defense (425.7 yards), which also is cause for concern because Northwestern features a balanced attack. Thorson caught a 24-yard pass from backup running back Jeremy Larkin and was tackled by linebacker Jordan Jones near the left sideline.

Sportivo Buccaneers bringing coach Dirk Koetter back for 2018 season
Author: 0 Buccaneers bringing coach Dirk Koetter back for 2018 season

The team is riding a five-game losing streak into the season finale, failing to score more than 21 points in any game over that stretch. The overall disappointment brought by these two former Redskins, both on and off the field, has certainly done little to help Tampa Bay as they've limped to a 4-11 record, the second-worst in the NFC.

Sportivo Jurgen Klopp outlines Liverpool's New Year's resolutions
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp outlines Liverpool's New Year's resolutions

There is little wrong with Liverpool's forward selection, but with the imminent arrival of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, there will be renewed optimism on Merseyside. Vardy had a goal in the reverse fixture but missed a potential match-tying penalty that allowed Liverpool to escape King Power Stadium with a 3-2 victory September 23.

Sportivo CFL says it would approve Johnny Manziel contract
Author: 0 CFL says it would approve Johnny Manziel contract

Despite his popularity and potential, other National Football League teams stayed away from the 25-year-old QB who had run-ins with the law, a stint in rehab, and was branded as a party animal. The CFL announced they cleared Manziel to sign with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats . Johnny Manziel may not play in the National Football League again, but he could get another opportunity - in Canada.

Sportivo Viswanathan Anand defeats Carlsen in Riyadh Championship
Author: 0 Viswanathan Anand defeats Carlsen in Riyadh Championship

My last two rapid tournaments have been nothing short of disasters. I came here in a pessimistic frame of mind. "This win was so unexpected, I had no plans to come when it was announced so late", Anand said. "He seemed to be in great form, as always", Anand added. There is no doubt that both Anand and Wenjun will be hot favourites for the blitz rounds, which kick off today.

Sportivo Andrew Luck believes he'll be ready for 2018 season
Author: 0 Andrew Luck believes he'll be ready for 2018 season

He said it was "weird and tough" once he was placed on IR "to sort of switch gears from, 'Alright, I'm preparing to get better to play in this season and to help the team", then switch to, "OK, now I'm preparing to get healthy in general.' It was hard to come to terms with".

Sportivo Wisconsin players catch 450-pound hammerhead shark in Miami
Author: 0 Wisconsin players catch 450-pound hammerhead shark in Miami

When: 5 p.m. PT, Saturday, Dec. 30. However, the series between the two teams is tied, 2-2. Did you know? Wisconsin is playing in its 16th consecutive bowl game , the longest streak in the Big Ten . When he does, the likely target will be All-American tight end Troy Fumagalli . "I think his mental state is good", Miami offensive lineman Tyler Gauthier said of Rosier after a pre-Christmas practice.

Sportivo Eagles to play starters vs Cowboys in regular-season finale
Author: 0 Eagles to play starters vs Cowboys in regular-season finale

Having to rely on average cornerbacks to cover opposing team's star receivers hasn't hurt the Eagles too bad yet, but the playoffs are where the stars come out to play. But if I must ... But there's always the risk of injury. "I'll be damned if I'll finish the season with that performance last week". As far as the game, who knows how it will turn out.

Sportivo Holm could be greatest UFC fighter ever
Author: 0 Holm could be greatest UFC fighter ever

This is the true test for Cris Cyborg . Holm (11-3) is coming off a Performance of the Night fight against Bethe Correia back in June snapping a three-fight losing streak after dethroning Ronda Rousey more than two years ago. As far as the fight goes, Cyborg is a very aggressive fighter, knockout puncher, likes to move forward, aggressive and Holly Holm is a counterpuncher.

Sportivo Thursday probably not the coldest day of this Arctic outbreak
Author: 0 Thursday probably not the coldest day of this Arctic outbreak

Temperatures continue to drop under mostly clear skies Sunday night into Monday morning. After a couple of days of temperatures struggling back above freezing, maybe, another shot of cold air late next week may take us even a bit colder than what we saw Thursday .

Sportivo Kamara fined for wearing Christmas stocking-themed cleats
Author: 0 Kamara fined for wearing Christmas stocking-themed cleats

METAIRIE, La. - Alvin Kamara showed off his letter from "the Grinch" on Thursday - a fine from the National Football League for wearing his red, Christmas-themed cleats during last Sunday's 23-13 victory over the Atlanta Falcons . "After the game I said that I would make a gofundme for the fine and donate the proceeds to charity soooo. here we are", Kamara wrote on the GoFundMe page.

Sportivo You must fight to the end, Conte charges Chelsea players
Author: 0 You must fight to the end, Conte charges Chelsea players

Stoke also face a very quick turnaround, with a home game against Newcastle, a relegation fight six-pointer, following immediately on Monday, which has prompted Hughes to hint at using the youth this weekend . Chelsea's chances of retaining the Premier League title are slim given Manchester City 's record-breaking run that has left the Blues16 points adrift of the leaders.

Sportivo Matt Canada on LSU future: 'I'd love to be here next year'
Author: 0 Matt Canada on LSU future: 'I'd love to be here next year'

The Tigers, 9-3 and ranked No. 14 in the USA Today coaches' poll, play No. 15 Notre Dame (9-3) at noon Monday in the Citrus Bowl on ABC. NOLA reports Canada will coach in the game. "Every game is different, and I think our kids bought into being unselfish and finding a way to win". I'm excited about our players. "We've all stuck together and I don't think there are any issues with that at all".

Author: 0 Rockies agree to $52 million deal with All-Star closer Wade Davis

He was part of the Royals' 2015 World Series-winning team . The Cubs have lost their consistent closer as Wade Davis agreed to terms with the Rockies on Friday morning. He finished his first Royals season in relief with a 1.00 ERA , bested it the next season and didn't allow a home run the year after that. Davis, 32, went 4-2 last season with a 2.30 ERA with 79 strikeouts in 58 ⅔ innings pitched.

Sportivo Tottenham ace shares what disappointed him about 5-2 win over Southampton
Author: 0 Tottenham ace shares what disappointed him about 5-2 win over Southampton

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has declared Harry Kane the best striker on the planet after he broke Alan Shearer's goalscoring record on Boxing Day. I feel really good. Harry Kane opened the scoring - bagging his 37th goal in the Premier League during 2017 and breaking the record set by Alan Shearer back in 1995 - with a simple header.

Sportivo New York City may have coldest New Year's Eve since 1960s
Author: 0 New York City may have coldest New Year's Eve since 1960s

Going into the weekend, according to the weather service, there's a 20 percent chance of snow Friday with a high of only 34, then mostly cloudy Saturday and a high of 36 degrees. Sunday and Monday, it will be sunny and even colder, per the weather service, with a high of 29 degrees and a low of 15 Sunday, and a high of 27 and low of 14 Monday.