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.
There is no punitive action stemming from the disturbing incident. In light of the gruesome image of seeing Savage writhing in pain and his arms shaking, the league and the union have agreed to adding several elements to the concussion protocol.
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.
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 .
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.
Burnley were content by defending deep and seemed to have held on for their first win at Old Trafford in over half a century, but Lingard popped up with an equaliser deep in injury time to prevent United from falling to a second home defeat of the season.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard has dealt a big blow to Chelsea by rejecting a new contract extension, which would have made him the highest paid player in the history of the club. "It's a club where he sees himself playing, but now there's absolutely no contact with Real". "Eden is only one of the parties to the contract". Hazard's Chelsea contract expires in 2020 but the Belgian could demand to move to the Bernabeu at the end of the season as Gareth Bale is expected to leave the ...
The Texas A&M program Wolford and the Demon Deacons will face at noon Friday in the Belk Bowl , however, is a far cry from the Manziel-led Aggies of four and five years ago. While most parts of the Texas A&M roster have produced frustrating results, Christian Kirk always seems to pop up to make at least one big play per game.
He says if 2018 is half as successful, he'll be happy. The Swiss great took time to snap some photos with a friendly looking quokka in Australia. 'For sure it's going to be tough to stay in the top-10 or to get there like last year because of all the injured players but still I think we all had a good year and also for them it's not going to be easy, ' the 24-year-old added.
The Portuguese is said to be anxious that United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward stalls too long in negotiations, especially after the club's failure to sign Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic at the beginning of the campaign. The Brazilian's genuine ability to play out wide is his biggest trait with the Bordeaux star set to be the subject of more interest from United. The Red Devils are also trying to get Marouane Fellaini to sign a new deal with his current contract expiring in six months .
Ronaldo appeared by video link as he received the award from Italy's Alessandro del Piero. Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio has ruled out the prospect of leaving the Bernabeu any time soon. "Receiving this award means that things are working well". I have won many things, but this job is very hard. The club's hierarchy clearly sees him as more than just a useful injection of energy and precision in the final third; they want him to be a poster boy for the next generation of Madrid ...
Blacksburg set a record low for the date at 5 degrees , edging out 6 from December 28, 1977, in those brutally cold late 1970s. Next week looks to be very cold, although I am not going as extreme as some of the computer models are suggesting just yet.
The Hokies won their last two, including a 10-0 shutout over rival Virginia , to finish 9-3 in a solid second season for coach Justin Fuente . However, Oklahoma State is much better than last year's bowl opponent and presents a unique challenge that VT hasn't dealt with since their opener against West Virginia.
The Rockets had done almost everything they could imagine to lose, but that was not enough. The Houston Rockets built a 26-point lead in the first half on Thursday against the Boston Celtics , and it appeared that there was little reason to watch the rest of the nationally televised clash of league titans.
Ahead 13-7 at the half, OSU marched 79 yards on eight plays with its first series of the second half. The Hokies held the ball for 10:04, which limited the opportunities for the potent Cowboys offense. The victory was the 10 of the season for the Cowboys, and the third straight double-digit win season for Randolph as a starter, helping him become the winningest quarterback in program history.
Weah, who in 1995 became the first non-European to win European soccer's player of the year award, is widely considered the favourite, having taken 38.4 percent of the vote to Boakai's 28.8 percent in the first round. The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, hailed the peaceful conduct of the vote and praised the government, political parties and the people of Liberia for the orderly poll.
Klopp's loyalty to the player - he refused to settle on an alternative option in the summer - as well as his long-term vision was enough to convince the Dutch ace that Anfield was still the optimum choice. "Quality, that's why we got him". The Netherlands global completed a £75million move to Liverpool from Southampton on Wednesday and became the most expensive defender of all time in the process.
This fight is a real contender fight. "That's why I think at 170, I am small, but in training I compete with middleweights, welterweights, lightweights but when you go to the fight with high level welterweights, you have to weigh like 190 [pounds] when you go the cage".
The Golden State Warriors' superstar forward has been taking care of business on both ends of the floor since his arrival past year. Maybe the most incredible stat of the night were Durant's blocks as he had five of them. The Golden State Warriors' Swiss Army Knife Draymond Green knows what it takes to win the Defensive Player of the Year award. Durant is still some way off matching James' long list of achievements with just one championship, Finals MVP and NBA MVP to his ...
Having previously scored a hat-trick in Saturday's 3-0 win over Burnley to move to 53 goals for club and country in the calendar year, Kane bagged another three goals on Boxing Day at Wembley. However, with Spurs now sitting in fifth place in the Premier League table, there's a real chance Mauricio Pochettino's men could miss out on Champions League football for next season unless they improve upon an inconsistent first half of the season.