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NFL Week 16 Cheat Sheet: Cardinals have right to play disrespect card

NFL teams often use the "nobody respects us" mantra, or some sort of variation of it, as a form of motivation. A local beat writer picks against the home team in his column and it is posted on a bulletin board somewhere by the Gatorade refrigerator. An ex-player says something disparaging on TV and it makes its way around the locker room in tweets and whispers. The "nobody respects...
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Roma looks to end on a high after mixed fortunes

It has been a mixed fortnight for Roma and coach Rudi Garcia. After being knocked out the Champions League, Roma cut the gap to Serie A leader Juventus to one point last weekend. However, that 1-0 win over Genoa proved costly for Garcia as he has been banned for two matches for allegedly attempting to assault a steward. Roma has vowed to appeal the ban and it remains to be seen whether...
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FPPG: Look to RGIII, Saints' WRs

Through 15 weeks, our Position vs. Fantasy Defensive Points Allowed tool has been a tool to help you find good matchups. As always, please remember that the players listed are mostly meant to be borderline guys, who need reasons for you to play or bench them. You won't see recommendations to start Odell Beckham Jr. and Le'Veon Bell, because you should always start Beckham and Bell...
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Britain beats Germany in 1914 Christmas Truce commemorative game

Britain triumphed over Germany 100 years after the start of the First World War - in a commemorative football match at Aldershot to mark the "Christmas Truce" of 1914. The Army side edged out German counterparts the Bundeswehr by one goal to nil in front of a crowd of 2,547 at Aldershot's ESS stadium. The Christmas Truce was said to have taken place on Christmas Day a century...
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Juventus win appeal against coach Allegri's one-match touchline ban

Juventus have been successful in their appeal to have the one-match touchline ban for coach Massimiliano Allegri lifted. Allegri was punished by the Lega Serie A after insulting officials during Juve's 1-1 draw against Sampdoria last weekend. Juve's emergency appeal was partially accepted by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and Allegri will take his place on the bench at the...
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Cycling chief seeks end of Dr. Ferrari's influence

ROME (AP) The president of the Italian Cycling Federation is calling on law enforcement authorities to prevent banned physician Michele Ferrari from seeing riders anymore and conclude his long-running stain on the sport. Renato Di Rocco tells The Associated Press: ''It needs to be law enforcement and judicial officials that put an end to it. Unfortunately, teams don't have these...
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Bloop Hits: The Mets' battling rappers

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Reus reportedly hit with heavy fine for driving without license

A German newspaper is reporting that Germany and Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus has been fined 540,000 euros ($673,000) for repeatedly driving without a license. Dortmund prosecutor Henner Kruse told Thursday's edition of the Bild daily that Reus was fined because he's accused of deliberately driving without a license six times between September 2011 and March this year. Reus...
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Southampton rule out move for Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder

Southampton are not in the running to sign Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder, but there is interest from a number of other Premier League clubs. Reports have emerged that St Mary's could be his next stop after a career which has taken the Dutch playmaker to Ajax, Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Galatasaray. It has been suggested that Saints manager Ronald Koeman is readying an...
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Real Madrid rule out January move for Cruzeiro star Lucas Silva

Lucas Silva is unlikely to join Real Madrid in January with the Spanish giants not planning to make any moves in the winter transfer market. The Cruzeiro midfielder has been strongly linked with a transfer to the Bernabeu in recent months. However, the Brazil Under-21 starlet, who has a 15million euro (£11.8million) price tag, will have to wait until the summer if he is to join...
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Djokovic, Williams get top ITF annual awards

LONDON (AP) Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been selected as the International Tennis Federation's world champions for 2014. Djokovic won the annual award for a fourth time, while Williams claimed it for a fifth time. Djokovic won Wimbledon for his seventh Grand Slam title and reclaimed the No. 1 ranking. Williams won the U.S. Open for her 18th major championship and stayed...
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Hoffenheim given exception to ownership rule

BERLIN (AP) The German Football League (DSL) has granted Hoffenheim an exception to the ''50 plus 1'' ownership rule, allowing billionaire backer Dietmar Hopp increase his 49 percent stake in the club. The DFL says the exception is effective from July 1, 2015, subject to final approval from the board of the German football federation (DFB). Hoffenheim says ''Hopp has set a benchmark...
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Report: Reus fined for driving without license

BERLIN (AP) A German newspaper is reporting that Germany and Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus has been fined 540,000 euros ($673,000) for repeatedly driving without a license. Dortmund prosecutor Henner Kruse told Thursday's edition of the Bild daily that Reus was fined because he's accused of deliberately driving without a license six times between September 2011 and March...
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Tottenham hit back at Villas-Boas over unfulfilled promise claim

Tottenham have accused Andre Villas-Boas of re-writing history after their former manager claimed the club reneged on promises. Tuesday marked a year to the day since the Portuguese's exit from White Hart Lane, following a topsy-turvy 18 months at the helm. Villas-Boas has since taken charge at Zenit St Petersburg but his White Hart Lane exit still rankles, leading him to air his...
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Bayern eyeing more Bundesliga records

BERLIN (AP) Bayern Munich looks likely to wrap up another successful year by claiming two more Bundesliga records, while Borussia Dortmund is desperate to avoid the winter break in the relegation zone. Both sides have experienced vastly contrasting fortunes in the league this season, leaving Wolfsburg, Borussia Moenchengladbach, Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke to scrap it out for the...
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USC DT Woods out for year

USC DT Woods out for year
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FIFA meets amid crisis over Garcia's resignation

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) The FIFA executive committee is meeting Thursday amid a renewed crisis after the prosecutor it appointed resigned in protest over the handling World Cup bid investigation. The sudden decision by Michael Garcia to quit Wednesday could increase pressure within FIFA President Sepp Blatter's executive committee to publish the American lawyer's 430-page examination...
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Spanish police make 13 more arrests over Deportivo fan's death

Spanish police have made 13 more arrests of members of radical football groups who allegedly participated in a massive street brawl that left one man dead before a match between Atletico Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna last month. Police say the 13 people were arrested on Thursday in the northwestern region of Galicia, home to Deportivo. Police had already arrested 21 men on Nov....
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Chelsea star Hazard set to sign mega contract

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Roy Keane tried to confront Tom Cleverley at his home over stories which alleged the Irishman had a bust-up with Aston Villa players before leaving his coaching role. Ex-Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas...
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Chryst thrilled to return to roots

Chryst thrilled to return to roots
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US skier Nyman has special feeling for Val Gardena downhill

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) When Utah native Steven Nyman arrives in the heart of the Dolomite Range each year the week before Christmas, he gets a special feeling. Special because his only two World Cup victories have come on the classic Saslong course, in 2006 and 2012. Special because this race is considered a downhiller's downhill - full of long, high-speed gliding sections but...
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Real Madrid hierarchy will offer coach Ancelotti a new contract

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is almost certain to be offered a contract extension this summer, according to club president Florentino Perez. The Italian tactician's current deal expires in June 2016 and Real have indicated they want Ancelotti to continue in charge. "We will be delighted to renew Ancelotti's contract," Perez told Spanish radio station Cadena Ser. "I'm sure there...
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Arsenal midfielder Ozil close to making comeback from knee surgery

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil hopes to return to action ahead of schedule as he continues his recovery from knee surgery. Ozil has not featured since suffering a partial rupture of the outer band of the left knee joint against Chelsea on October 5, with the Germany international initially told he would not play again until 2015.  But after being pictured walking out for a session...
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Former Olympic wrestling champ suspended 1 year

PARIS (AP) Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot has been banned for a year by the French anti-doping agency for missing doping controls. The French wrestling federation said Guenot, who won gold in the 66-kilogram category at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze in London four year later, failed to give details about his whereabouts and was twice absent from his house...
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Spain arrests 13 more people in football fan fight

MADRID (AP) Spanish police have made 13 more arrests of members of radical football groups who allegedly participated in a massive street brawl that left one man dead before a match between Atletico Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna last month. Police say the 13 people were arrested on Thursday in the northwestern region of Galicia, home to Deportivo. Police had already arrested 21...
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