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Tom Brady's obsession with an obscure milestone explains his bizarre kneel down on final play of Patriots' win

After 19 seasons in the NFL Tom Brady finally reached 1,000 career rushing yards — and refused to give up the milestone due to a late-game kneel down. FOX Tom Brady eclipsed 1,000 career rushing yards on Sunday after 19 seasons and 265 NFL starts. To ensure he didn't fall back behind the milestone on the final plays of the game, Brady awkwardly scrambled back to the line of scrimmage while kneeling the final seconds off the clock. After the game, Brady acknowledged his accomplishment in a playful Instagram video. Sunday was another regular day for the New England Patriots...
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A look back at Urban Meyer's roller-coaster career shows why people have no idea what he will do next

Longtime Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer will coach his final game for the Buckeyes at the Rose Bowl New Year's Day.Scott Halleran/Getty Images Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer will retire at the end of the season. Meyer won three Big Ten titles and the 2014 National Championship in his seven years at Ohio State, but his final season in Columbus was marred by controversy. Many speculated that the domestic violence scandal from the start of the season, combined with his ongoing health problems, could drive Meyer out of the Buckeye State. Meyer has not indicated what he will...
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Messi's fifth place in Ballon d'Or absurd: Barca coach

Messi's fifth place in Ballon d'Or absurd: Barca coach >> Lionel Messi's fifth-place finish in this year's Ballon d'Or vote was absurd, Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said of the Spanish champions' Argentina forward on Tuesday. Real Madrid's Croatia midfielder Luka Modric took the prize on Monday in Paris after winning the Champions League and being named player of the tournament at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.The 33-year-old's triumph ended Messi's and Cristiano Ronaldo's decade-long reign, with Juventus's Portugal striker finishing second and Messi fifth in a vote by 180 journalists."I will not get into discussing the inconsistencies of the...

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Hegerberg Ballon d'Or award tarnished by 'twerk' request

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'Why should I answer to you?' - Mourinho refuses to give team news to MUTV

Jose Mourinho withheld team news from Manchester United's in-house TV channel after admitting he will have "difficulty" putting a team together to face Arsenal in the Premier League. United go into Wednesday's clash with the Gunners looking for a first league win since November 3 as they face a side sitting eight points above them in the table. Mourinho was without defenders Victor Lindelof, Chris Smalling and Eric Bailly as they were held to a disappointing 2-2 draw by lowly Southampton on Saturday, and he was asked by MUTV for an update on the injury crisis in defence. Editors' Picks...

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Varane or Griezmann should have won Ballon d'Or - Simeone

Diego Simeone has congratulated Luka Modric for winning the Ballon d'Or but feels Antoine Griezmann or Raphael Varane should have claimed the prize. Modric was named the recipient of France Football's coveted trophy on Monday, ending a decade of dominance of the award by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Atletico Madrid star Griezmann came third in the standings, after which he admitted he felt he could do little more to win it, while France team-mate Varane was seventh. Editors' Picks From dreaming of Madrid to injury issues: Inside Hazard's 10-game goal drought Who is Real Madrid target Brahim Diaz? Man...
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Toulouse-Lyon postponed after police warning

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Serena to make second appearance at MWTC

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UAE’s Saleh keeps lead at Arab Individual Chess C’ship

DUBAI: GM Salem AR Saleh of the UAE beat GM Hicham Hamdouchi of Morocco in the seventh round to pull away with 6 points in the Arab Individual Chess Championship at the Dubai Chess Club in Dubai.Salem used the Queen’s Gambit and Hamdouchi castled on the opposite wing. In the ensuing Rook and Pawn endgame, the Emirati had two connected passed pawns escorted by his King. Unable to stop the pawn advance, the Moroccan resigned on the 45th move. A half point behind Salem is GM Bilel Bellahcene of Algeria. Bellahcene turned back the Reti Opening of FM Rafat Issa...
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Appleby bags 3rd Trainer of the Year award

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Al Dhafra stun Al Jazira

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