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Prior to the 2016 season, the Texans tried to lock up Bouye on an extension when he was a restricted free agent previous year but Bouye's camp rebuffed the offer. We must also remember that this $11.2 million must also be used to sign the team's draft picks this offseason. After producing 59 total tackles, three interceptions, one touchdown, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 10 pass defenses in his second National Football League season, he then encountered a down year in 2015-2016 ...
  • Wolfsburg hires Andries Jonker to save it from relegation

    Wolfsburg hires Andries Jonker to save it from relegation

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    Andries Jonker is the man Wolfsburg have turned to in order to ward off the threat of relegation from the Bundesliga. The 54-year-old Jonker has signed a deal with Wolfsburg which will see him remain as coach until 2018. "Both were decisive factors that allowed us find this top-solution in such a short timeframe", Wolfsburg sporting director Olaf Rebbe said. Under Ismael, who took over on an interim basis on October 17 and was made permanent when no better candidates were found, the ...
  • This is what Sunderland need to secure Premier League survival - David Moyes

    This is what Sunderland need to secure Premier League survival - David Moyes

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    Everton are seventh in the Premier League, eight points adrift of fifth-placed Liverpool ahead of Saturday's visit of cellar-dwelling Sunderland. "The worst situation for a football player is playing for nothing", Koeman said. "Above us is still a gap but when it is five or six points it is still possible to reach them". It equalled Duncan Ferguson's club record for Premier League goals, with the Belgium global reaching the 60-goal mark in 129 matches, 110 fewer than Ferguson.
  • Transgender teen competes against females to keep up his love for wrestling

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    Beggs' parents said their child has identified as a boy since age 3, The Star-Telegram reported, and transgender experts who spoke to the paper said the rule requiring Beggs to wrestle girls is wrong. "Today was about bias, hatred and ignorance", Beggs' grandmother and guardian, Nancy Beggs, told the Dallas News . Trainers finally managed to stop the bleeding and the fight resumed.
  • Bear Trap costs Scott at PGA Honda Classic

    Bear Trap costs Scott at PGA Honda Classic

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    And it is something Fowler says he knows all too well. "I do have a lot of work to do tomorrow, but it's nice to give myself a four-shot lead", Fowler said. Five players - Emiliano Grillo (65), Sean O'Hair (65), Gary Woodland (66), Martin Kaymer (68) and Wesley Bryan (72) - were all at 7-under par. Among other notables who began the tournament Thursday: Adam Scott of Australia, defending champion and ranked No.
  • Ersan Ilyasova traded from 76ers to Hawks for Tiago Splitter, per report

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    The Hawks and Sixers agreed on a swap of 2017 second-round picks, which ultimately will become the Golden State Warriors' second-round pick headed to Atlanta , league sources said. Splitter has played sparingly in a limited backup role this season, suiting up in 36 games while averaging 5.6 points and 3.3 rebounds. Having not made any real secret in recent days of their intentions ahead of the 2017 NBA Trade Deadline, the Atlanta Hawks have finally made a move.
  • David Moyes take positives from Sunderland's second-half showing against Everton

    David Moyes take positives from Sunderland's second-half showing against Everton

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    Another player nearly ready to return to the first team fold is Jan Kirchhoff, who returned to training this week after a spell on the sidelines. I was glad we only went in 1-0 down at half-time because the boy ( Tom Davies ) hit the post. "They helped me to improve my game and I'm grateful to them, because without them, I wouldn't have got this far", Lukaku, who has played 129 games for the club, told reporters.
  • Mavs acquire Nerlens Noel in trade with 76ers

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    Noel, who was a top draft pick from the University of Kentucky in 2013, is set to be a restricted free agent at end of the season. One notable deal that did get done just before the deadline dropped was the acquisition of forward Nerlens Noel by the Dallas Mavericks.
  • Warriors' 50-point third quarter keys latest win over Clippers

    Warriors' 50-point third quarter keys latest win over Clippers

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    They had seen this enough to know when it was safe to try to beat the traffic home. In their last three matchups, the Warriors have scored 400 points against the Clippers. 50-26 in that game-changing third. After that, the Clippers just looked defeated. "I'm not sure what needed to happen", Draymond Green said . Per the Warriors PR team , Golden State's 50-point third quarter is the NBA's first since the Lakers scored 51 vs.
  • Aussie top National Basketball Association pick Simmons ruled out for season

    Aussie top National Basketball Association pick Simmons ruled out for season

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    The Sixers were hopeful he could play sometime this season. Although the future is bright for Philly, they aren't where they want to be and who knows how long it's going to take for Simmons to bounce back from this injury. He initially was expected to miss three months after having surgery on October 4 to fix an acute Jones fracture in his foot. Joel Embiid missed two full seasons with foot injuries after being drafted with the number three pick in 2014.
  • Jazz interested in trade with Mavericks for Deron Williams reunion

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    Williams' five-and-a-half year stint in Utah had many highs, but also ended in ugly fashion when he feuded with Jerry Sloan, leading to Sloan's abrupt retirement in the middle of the 2011 season. However, the Nets were unable to have any real success, making the playoffs three times and only making it past the first round once. There was talk of a potential Deron Williams reunion, and they were reportedly one of the teams looking to acquire Phoenix Suns forward P.