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Sports Conor McGregor on Floyd Mayweather: 'I am going to break his face'
Author: 0 Conor McGregor on Floyd Mayweather: 'I am going to break his face'

The potential McGregor vs Mayweather dream match-up began to pick up steam after the mixed martial arts fighter obtained a boxing license from the state of California earlier this month. They have been repeatedly trading barbs over the course of the year but talks have yet to progress between the two camps. McGregor has ended 2015 with a spectacular knockout of Jose Aldo to win the UFC featherweight title.

Sports Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers
Author: 0 Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers

So while it would be foolish for Rodgers and Co.to focus on anything beyond New Year's Day, those of us observing from press boxes and living rooms can see the path to Super Bowl LI in Houston. I might even double Rhodes' fine because he's suppose to what that challenge. Despite conservative coaching and center Nick Easton, the Vikings weren't bad on offense.

Sports Pakistan faces interruption by rain in 2nd Test at Melbourne
Author: 0 Pakistan faces interruption by rain in 2nd Test at Melbourne

Smith said Maddinson had been rewarded for his unselfish attitude in the second innings in Brisbane when he made only four but chased quick runs as the locals prepared to declare. Azhar's 25th half-century in Tests was the only bright spot for Pakistan . In fact, the team was under the cosh for most parts of the match, with an absolute disaster in the making, when Pakistan slumped to 67/8, ending Day One on a forgettable 97/8.

Sports Marcus Mariota to have surgery Wednesday, out 4-5 months
Author: 0 Marcus Mariota to have surgery Wednesday, out 4-5 months

Trainers rushed to his side, put on the air cast and lifted Mariota onto a cart. "It was big not just for us but also for this city after we hadn't given them much to cheer about this season". Mariota, 23, has thrown for 3,426 yards and 26 touchdowns through 15 games this season. If the Texans lose to the Bengals, then next week's game in Nashville, Tenn ., is for the AFC South division title.

Sports This incredible stat proves the Cardinals own the Seahawks in Seattle
Author: 0 This incredible stat proves the Cardinals own the Seahawks in Seattle

There's not one that's a reach. The question is whether they can remain on the right track for the final two games, beginning with a game against the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday (1:25 p.m. "At first, when I got there, there was blood everywhere on his ankle", Wilson said. Seattle coach Pete Carroll could only compliment the execution of the play.

Author: 0 Ward, Marshall, Green, Derby ruled out for Chiefs' game

Buffalo might be another sleeper as they get to host Matt Moore and the Dolphins, hoping to trip up the new starter. With the most hard strength of schedule left in the final two-game stretch in the league, making the playoffs could be more hard than the actual playoffs.

Author: 0 Tyler Eifert ruled out for Bengals in Week 16

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Texans are 1.5-point home favorites versus the Bengals while the over/under now sits at 41.5 points. Texans quarterback Tom Savage, making his first career start, twice rallied Houston from behind, including a four-play, 75-yard drive that resulted in the game-winner.

Author: 0 Conor McGregor Vows To Break Mayweather's Face

Since that fight was contested at 170 pounds, McGregor - to his credit - campaigned hard for a second welterweight scrap with Diaz. Mentioning the unknown fighter's father was perceived by almost everyone as a shot across the bow of Nurmagomedov, who has grown up in combat sports under the tutelage of his father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.

Author: 0 Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi thanks people for enduring demonetisation 'pain'

The country's Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the project, expected to cost of 36bn rupees (£430m). "The time has come for the ruin of dishonest people, this is a cleanliness campaign", Modi said. "Even the president and vice-president expressed their concern about the way the parliament was functioning", he said. Common man suffered a lot during these days and would suffer for few more days, but once 50 days period will over, the trouble will be over and trouble ...

Sports Steelers, Ravens Face Off In De Facto AFC North Title Game
Author: 0 Steelers, Ravens Face Off In De Facto AFC North Title Game

The Ravens run a 3-4 defense, much like the Steelers do, but Baltimore uses similar gap principles as a 4-3 defense. He has put up some big games in Pittsburgh in prime time and the D can not let that happen again. "I'm assuming this is what the National Football League wanted", Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said. They have won five consecutive games since then, and can win the division title with the win over the Ravens and secure a third consecutive trip to the playoffs.

Author: 0 Juan Martin del Potro opts to skip Australian Open

After missing most of the 2014 and 2015 seasons, Del Potro returned in 2016 to reach the Olympic final and help Argentina win a first Davis Cup. "There's still some time to the first tie against Italy, but not so much and it's going to be on clay, a surface I struggle on", Del Potro said.

Sports IOC opens doping cases into 28 Russian Olympic athletes
Author: 0 IOC opens doping cases into 28 Russian Olympic athletes

The FIS said it had suspended the six and that Russian Federation had withdrawn from holding the cross country World Cup finals in Tyumen in March. Following the publication of the completed WADA Independent Person (IP) Report on 9 December 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that 28 Russian athletes* who participated in the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 are now subject to a disciplinary procedure.

Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp explains Liverpool's plan for without Sadio Mane in January

Klopp's influence has seen Liverpool establish themselves as a contender for the Premier League title this season, as they now sit second in the league table, six points adrift of leaders Chelsea. The big news was regarding the fitness of Philippe Coutinho and Klopp confirmed that the playmaker is still not back in full training as he continues to recover from an ankle injury.

Author: 0 Chelsea agree huge deal to sell Oscar to Chinese club

Oscar's transfer represents yet another Chinese gain in their invasion of the $5 billion player trading market. "We thank Oscar for his wonderful service and wish him the very best of luck for the future". Oscar leaves the English club with 203 caps, 38 goals and titles in the Premier League, Europa League and League Cup. "But I think we must concentrate on our work, not think that in China there is a lot of money and they can arrive to take the players there".

Author: 0 Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk snapped in a Manchester City shirt!

The Southampton defender has been linked with a January exit for months, and now he shows up in a Manchester City shirt! I want to get the maximum out of myself as a player. After starring for the Saints this season, Van Dijk has allegedly emerged as a target for numerous big clubs in the top flight, with Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea , Liverpool and Manchester City all previously being credited with an interest in the Dutchman.

Author: 0 Starks, Elliott, and Peterson ruled out for Packers-Vikings game

The very next time he touched the ball - after the Vikings meekly chose a field goal over going for it on fourth down at the Green Bay 4-yard line - Rodgers completed a 48-yard pass to Nelson. Rhodes didn't play in Minnesota's Week 2 win over the visiting Packers because of a knee injury. Aaron Rodgers hooked up with Jordy Nelson for a 21-yard score in the first quarter, the 58th such touchdown between the two players.

Author: 0 Dolphins escape Buffalo with 34-31 OT victory

With Miami's will over Buffalo the Dolphins need Kansas City to defeat Denver on Sunday night (or have the game end in a tie) for Miami to qualify for the postseason for the first time since 2008. "We have two games left and this one in particular, like I say, hottest team in football, so bring it on". Mike Gillislee rushed for 35 of his 91 yards in overtime.

Author: 0 Browns' Joe Haden ruled out for game with neck injury

The defense did its job to stay in front, holding Rivers and Co.in check for most of the second half, although closing things out was far from easy. While Cleveland allowed nine total sacks, Robert Griffin III did his job at quarterback with 164 passing yards and no turnovers.

Sports Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane on African player shortlist
Author: 0 Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane on African player shortlist

The Gabon star, who now leads the 2016/17 Bundesliga scoring charts on 16 goals, is up against Algeria's Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City FC) and Senegal's Sadio Mane (Liverpool FC). Mane has been a revelation since arriving at Anfield from Southampton this summer for around £30m. He scored 11 times and provided another six goals for teammates as the Saints finished sixth last season.

Sports Quote: Conor McGregor Could Face Khabib In First Lightweight Defense
Author: 0 Quote: Conor McGregor Could Face Khabib In First Lightweight Defense

So that Aldo could be at a situation in which there was no way Conor could sit and say, 'I won't fight him.' If he gets beat, he'll fight Holloway, no problem. I've never seen Conor as the featherweight champion. He picks opponents, he picks events. When I lost to Conor, he should have rematched me right away.

Author: 0 Morgan Schneiderlin has told Jose Mourinho he wants to leave Manchester United

Speaking at his pre-match news conference on Friday ahead of Manchester United's clash with Sunderland on Boxing Day, Mourinho said: "Yes [Schneiderlin has asked to leave]". José Mourinho spoke to the press, here is what he had to say: "After 5-6 months here, I feel like I am at home". But he has just 11 minutes of league football under his belt this term along with five appearances in various cup competitions.

Author: 0 Indians win Edwin Encarnacion sweepstakes with reported $65 million deal

The Indians opened their checkbook for Encarnacion, and they'll look to reap the spoils of that signing. [Image by Elsa/Getty Images] There are two teams that could most use a player like Encarnacion for the 2017 Major League Baseball season and they are the Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays.

Sports Allardyce arrives at Palace, poised for manager's job
Author: 0 Allardyce arrives at Palace, poised for manager's job

However, bookmakers have tipped former England boss Sam Allardyce to take over. Allardyce quit Sunderland in the summer to take over from Roy Hodgson, but his dream job turned into a nightmare as he was forced to step down in September after just 67 days following ill-advised comments to undercover reporters.

Sports Michael Floyd had BAC of .217, could face jail time
Author: 0 Michael Floyd had BAC of .217, could face jail time

Floyd was planning to address the New England media tomorrow for the first time as a Patriot, but he has at least temporarily made a decision to not speak because of that video. Back then, he was driving at almost twice the legal limit. He was suspended indefinitely from Notre Dame in March 2011 when he was arrested while driving drunk.

Author: 0 Joe Mixon publicly apologizes for 2014 altercation at press conference

The news conference is set to begin at 2 p.m. A surveillance video showing Mixon punching a woman two years was released on December 16. Mixon said he performed many of those hours of community service speaking to youth, especially youth sports teams in his native California.

Sports North could return when Northampton face Sale
Author: 0 North could return when Northampton face Sale

But a panel set up to investigate the incident opted against recommending that the club or their staff face disciplinary action. The Northampton medical team accepted that the 24-year-old British and Irish Lion may have lost consciousness and ought not to have been allowed to return to the fray.

Sports Duke guard Grayson Allen suspended indefinitely after tripping opponent
Author: 0 Duke guard Grayson Allen suspended indefinitely after tripping opponent

This was not the first time Allen has tripped an opposing player. He threw a temper tantrum afterwards. For several moments Allen just sat on the bench vigorously rubbing his face in a towel. With five national titles, more than 1,000 wins, three Olympic golds and an enviable graduation rate, the West Point grad is viewed by many as the embodiment of the noble coach/teacher/leader type.

Sports Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Idaho vs. Colorado State Predictions 12/22/16
Author: 0 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Idaho vs. Colorado State Predictions 12/22/16

However Colorado State will think they have the advantage as they lead the all-time series 4-3. Meanwhile, Colorado State (7-5) is returning to the place where the Rams discovered new life in a waning season. But it had roared back from a 28-3 deficit in the fourth quarter after recovering two onside kicks, and since then it's been on a roll. Colorado State is a 14-point favorite heading into the Potato Bowl.

Author: 0 Kohli finds no place in ICC's Test Team of the Year

However, South African spinner Imran Tahir, who took the highest number of wickets, was given the 12th man slot while Indian spinner Ravindra Jadeja selected as the prime spinner along with Sunil Narine of West Indies. Ashwin is only the second Indian to win the two awards in the same year after Rahul Dravid, who claimed the honours in 2004. Apart from Kohli, allrounder Ravindra Jadeja and Rohit Sharma are also part of the ODI team.

Author: 0 Steve: No Saints selected for NFL Pro Bowl

Two, former Alabama All-American Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons and Cincinnati Bengals star A.J. Green, who played his college ball at Georgia, made the team despite battling injuries in recent weeks. Kelce has already set career marks with catches (73) and receiving yards (957) with two regular season games to go. Beasley ended up being the starter after the coach-GM and player votes.

Author: 0 Barcelona president Bartomeu drops BIG Messi contract hint

After extending the contracts of Neymar and Luis Suarez until 2021, Barca are desperate to keep hold of the five-time World Player of the Year, whose deal expires in 2018. "There are other good players but Messi is undoubtedly number one". "There are no doubts that sooner or later we will close (Messi's) renewal", Bartomeu said at a media conference on Tuesday as he reflected on 2016.

Author: 0 Kvitova out indefinitely after burglar attack

Local police spokesman Frantisek Korinek said the attack had occurred before 0730 GMT on Tuesday near the town centre and that the burglar was still at large. "I am shaken", said Kvitova, adding: "The injury is severe and I will need to see specialists". She was able to fight free, but not before suffering deep lacerations to the fingers of her left hand.