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Sports UCF is calling itself national champions. Florida Gov. Rick Scott agrees
Author: 0 UCF is calling itself national champions. Florida Gov. Rick Scott agrees

Ever since UCF defeated Auburn in the Peach Bowl, the school's athletic director Danny White (not to mention the team's many fans) has been insisting that UCF should be the national champions. The UCF coaches got national championship bonuses after beating Auburn in the Peach Bowl (which was not the national title game). Governor Rick Scott has declared the University of Central Florida's football team as national champions in Florida after their undefeated season.

Sports Frank Beamer Elected to College Football Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Frank Beamer Elected to College Football Hall of Fame

He coached Murray State from 1981-1986 and Virginia Tech from 1987-2015. Brown went 244-122 in a 30-year coaching career that includes 16 seasons and the 2005 national championship with the Longhorns. His 21 career interceptions and 389 interception return yards still stand as Miami and Big East records. This was Beamer's first time on the ballot, so he is a first-ballot inductee.

Sports Newport manager Michael Flynn dreaming of Liverpool trip after Leeds giant-killing
Author: 0 Newport manager Michael Flynn dreaming of Liverpool trip after Leeds giant-killing

He added: "I was a little bit more confident when I saw their team, but they are Championship players and you've still got to beat them. He was hungry and wanted it and I am delighted". "We worked the ball well and got a lot of crosses into the box". Nouble, racing down the right flank, whipped in a low centre that was always going to be hard to deal with and Shaughnessy ended up diverting the ball into his own net with what seemed to be more shin than boot.

Sports Bears To Hire Chiefs Offensive Coordinator Matt Nagy As Head Coach
Author: 0 Bears To Hire Chiefs Offensive Coordinator Matt Nagy As Head Coach

The Bears hope to retain defensive coordinator Vic Fangio on Nagy's staff but no decision on that has been finalized. The Philadelphia Eagles hired Doug Pederson from the Chiefs two years ago. The 39-year-old entered the National Football League ranks in 2008 as a coaching intern with the Philadelphia Eagles. Nagy played quarterback at the University of DE, then for six seasons in the Arena Football League.

Sports Jags' Ngakoue says Bills' Incognito used
Author: 0 Jags' Ngakoue says Bills' Incognito used "weak racist slurs" during game

Ngakoue said he was "proud of his African heritage" and added a hashtag "I ain't Jonathan Martin", a reference to the player bullied by Incognito and two other Dolphins in 2013. Ngakoue didn't mention the incident during post game locker room interviews. Ngakoue sent out the tweet long after the game and was unavailable for follow-up questions.

Sports 2 planes collide on tarmac at Pearson; firefighter injured
Author: 0 2 planes collide on tarmac at Pearson; firefighter injured

A video shot from close range by an eyewitness went viral on social media platforms just after the incident. No injuries were reported in the early morning crash Saturday. When the incident happened, the temperatures in the city were as low as -21 C, making the evacuation more hard. No one was injured on the WestJet flight, but a Toronto Pearson Fire and Emergency Service worker was hospitalized with injuries.

Sports Massive search to find missing sports journalist who was 'followed by truck'
Author: 0 Massive search to find missing sports journalist who was 'followed by truck'

Courtney Roland of Rivals.com has gone missing after covering a recruiting event in Houston on Saturday, according to Brittany Taylor of Click 2 Houston . "I am buying an iPad". The roommate said she was supposed to be meeting up with Roland - but never heard from her. Several athletes and reporters have tweeted about Roland in hopes of getting any information that may help find her.

Sports Manchester City 4-1 Burnley
Author: 0 Manchester City 4-1 Burnley

I have a lot of respect for what he (Dyche) does and the way he plays is completely different to how we want to play. "That's why I want to win". "He is the kind of player who doesn't intervene much in the first half then in a matter of seconds he can score two goals for us that change the game".

Author: 0 Manchester City confident of £25m transfer deal for 'desperate' Alexis Sanchez

The Premier League leaders though, will have to compromise and shell out £35 million to land the Arsenal attacker. But my feeling now is Alexis is an Arsenal player'. But, ideally, Arsene Wenger would like to retain the player till the end of the season, at the very least - a prospect that looks bleak, taking into account the injury to Gabriel Jesus .

Sports Lord Sugar comments on Pedro Obiang goal v Tottenham Hotspur
Author: 0 Lord Sugar comments on Pedro Obiang goal v Tottenham Hotspur

The north Londoners are now three points behind fourth-placed Liverpool in the race to qualify for the Champions League via a top-four finish. "We missed an opportunity today but I think we are close", he said . This was a London derby completely dominated by Tottenham - while lacking the ruthlessness required in front of goal while entrenched in West Ham territory.

Sports Kawhi Leonard has 'partial tear' in left shoulder, Gregg Popovich says
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard has 'partial tear' in left shoulder, Gregg Popovich says

Wright , and haven't ruled Leonard out for Thursday night's game against the Lakers . Looking at the betting trends, the Spurs are 6-2 ATS in their last eight Sunday games, 4-1 ATS in their last five games following a win of more than 10 points and 5-2 ATS in their last seven games overall.

Sports Panthers running backs cut wrestling promo for Saints playoff
Author: 0 Panthers running backs cut wrestling promo for Saints playoff

Carolina was the last team to beat the Vikings, on a day where the Vikings matched their season high with three turnovers and allowed Jonathan Stewart to become the only running back to gain 100 yards in a game against them this season. The offense still functions nearly entirely on the boom-or-bust proposition of Cam Newton's bulldozer scrambling and scattershot arm, and the defense remains a disciplined and formidable unit with mainstay linebackers Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis ...

Sports Packers promote Brian Gutekunst as new general manager
Author: 0 Packers promote Brian Gutekunst as new general manager

A 5-year deal for Gutekunst. Some had concluded that the Packers should have looked outside of the organization for a new general manager. Thompson had been the team's GM since 2005 and will assume a role of senior advisor to football operations.

Sports How to Watch Bills vs. Jaguars
Author: 0 How to Watch Bills vs. Jaguars

He was 6-of-15 passing for 33 yards. Or you can catch all the action on NFL Gamepass . Marrone used an option in his contract to opt out after the Bills changed ownership after the 2014 season. Jacksonville have won the AFC South for the first time ever with defence and the running game. The Jaguars ran out the clock and will take on the second-seeded Steelers next week in Pittsburgh.

Sports Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 AFC Wimbledon
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Superior Spurs dominated possession but failed to find a way through a resolute Wimbledon defence in the first half. The League One side frustrated the hosts for over an hour at Wembley, but their resistance was broken when Kane , surprisingly picked from the start by Mauricio Pochettino , struck twice from close-range in the space of two minutes.

Sports Real Madrid 9/20 to beat Celta Vigo in Sunday's La Liga game
Author: 0 Real Madrid 9/20 to beat Celta Vigo in Sunday's La Liga game

Zidane came in for serious criticism after the defeat but he said he was optimistic about 2018. If that changes by June or if we sit down and talk about it, we may sign players in certain positions. Isco and Borja Mayoral also found the net, with the second leg of the last 16 tie to be played on January 10. But he is in line with the recent strategy imposed by Florentino Pérez (young signings and, if possible, Spaniards).

Sports Transfer Rumour: Liverpool lining up January move for Riyad Mahrez
Author: 0 Transfer Rumour: Liverpool lining up January move for Riyad Mahrez

And the Reds are wasting no time in looking for a replacement for the Brazilian, with Mahrez in their sights. It is understood Liverpool have not yet received any approach from Barcelona for Coutinho in the current window. Shortly after the final whistle, some interesting transfer news emerged, with French publication L'Equipe claiming Liverpool have made contact with Leicester , with a view to signing Mahrez this month.