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Dan Campbell: Detroit Lions to hire New Orleans assistant as head coach

New Orleans Saints assistant head coach Dan Campbell is to become the new head coach of the Detroit Lions. Campbell and the Lions have agreed to a six-year deal, according to multiple reports. The 44-year-old Campbell joins Detroit one day after new general manager Brad Holmes was introduced. Live NFL January 24, 2021, 7:00pm Live on The new regime takes over for Matt Patricia and Bob Quinn, the former coach

Fans hurl bottles at women’s goalkeeper in ugly scenes and leave her shaken

Melbourne City goalkeeper Teagan Micah was left a “little bit shaken” after having bottles hurled towards her. The shot-stopper was targeted during Sunday’s W-League Melbourne derby between City and Melbourne Victory. City won the fixture 3-2 with a late winner, but the match was soured by ugly behaviour from Victory fans at Epping Stadium. Play had to be stopped for a few minutes as Micah was targeted with a number

Chad Henne wins for Chiefs, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady book Conference clash: Neil Reynolds' Final Word on Divisonal Playoffs

After four more compelling NFL playoff games over the weekend we are left with just a quartet of teams on the road to Super Bowl LV, which will be played in Tampa Bay on Sunday, February 7. This past weekend’s games served up the usual array of superstar headline-makers, but also some unlikely heroes, who had been waiting in the shadows for their moment to shine. That is where this

Chelsea fans love Liverpool losing because Klopp failed to beat Blues' record

Don’t wait 30 years – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Burnley 's 1-0 win over Liverpool on Thursday ended the Reds' run of 68 games unbeaten at Anfield in the Premier League. Jurgen Klopp 's side had not lost at home since a 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace in April 2017 and their loss means they fall 18 games short of Chelsea 's record of 86

Von Miller: Denver Broncos linebacker 'under criminal investigation' in Colorado

Denver Broncos linebacker and 2015 Super Bowl MVP Von Miller is under criminal investigation, according to reports in the US. Miller, 32, is the subject of a probe by the Parker, Colorado police department, according to the initial report from 9News.com. The department confirmed this to 9News.com, but refused to release any further details. Broncos Von Miller is under criminal investigation by Parker Police Department per @writerkev and me. Josh

Philip Rivers announces retirement from NFL after 17 seasons

Philip Rivers has announced his retirement after 17 seasons in NFL. Rivers, selected number 4 overall in the 2004 NFL Draft, spent 16 seasons with the Los Angeles Chargers before he joined the Indianapolis Colts on a one-year deal worth $25m in March 2020. The 39-year-old, who wore No 17 throughout his 17 seasons, played in 244 games, starting the final 240 of those – the second-longest streak ever by

Los Angeles Rams 18-32 Green Bay Packers: Aaron Rodgers sets up NFC Championship showdown with Tom Brady or Drew Brees

Aaron Rodgers threw for 296 yards and two touchdowns as well as running in another as the Green Bay Packers dominated the NFL’s No 1 ranked defense to beat the Los Angeles Rams 32-18 in front of 9,000 fans at Lambeau Field and secure their spot in the NFC Championship game.  The Packers pulled away for good on a 58-yard touchdown from Allen Lazard with just under seven minutes to play

Jacksonville Jaguars finalising deal to make Urban Meyer new head coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars are close to finalising a deal to make Urban Meyer their new head coach, NFL Network reported on Thursday. Meyer put together a 187-32 record in 17 seasons as a college head coach, winning two national championships with Florida and one with Ohio State, the latter of which he went 83-9 with across seven seasons. The 56-year-old retired at the end of the 2018 season and has

George Paton hired as new Denver Broncos general manager on six-year deal

George Paton has agreed to a six-year deal to become the new general manager of the Denver Broncos, the team announced on Wednesday. Paton reportedly will take over the post formerly held by Pro Football Hall of Famer John Elway, who announced that he’d step aside last week while staying on as the team’s president of football operations. Paton arrives after spending 14 years with the Minnesota Vikings, including as

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was Wild Card Weekend standout, says Kay Adams

Kay Adams called out Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson as having ‘the performance of Wild Card Weekend’ after beating the Tennessee Titans. https://youtube.com/watch?v=ya-jO-dKsug%3Ffeature%3Doembed The Titans knocked Jackson’s Ravens out of the playoffs last year, while they also beat them 30-24 in overtime earlier this season. In their revenge win at the weekend, Jackson ran for 136 yards, including an epic 48-yard touchdown run, while Marquise Brown also had a day