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2019 NFL playoff picture – AFC, NFC standings and outlook through Week 10

[ad_1] It would have been natural to write off the Steelers after they lost quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) and opened the season 0-3.Since then, however, they have pulled off one of their most impressive runs since coach Mike Tomlin was hired in 2006. They have won five of their past six games and pushed their way into the middle of the AFC playoff race.Let's take a closer look at the
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Knicks president Steve Mills says front office ‘not happy’ 10 games into season

[ad_1] After a 21-point blowout loss at home to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, New York Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry addressed the media to express their displeasure with the team's struggles."We're not happy with where we are," said Mills. "This is not where we expected to be at this point -- 10 games in."Sunday's loss dropped the Knicks to 2-8 on the season and was
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Week 10 fantasy football highs and lows

[ad_1] Week 10 of the fantasy football season featured plenty of notable performances. What should we make of them? Matt Bowen and Tristan H. Cockcroft are here with analysis on the biggest performers -- and duds -- of the week.Patrick Mahomes continues historic paceIn his return from a knee injury, Mahomes scored 29.8 fantasy points on Sunday behind his third career 400-yard and 15th career three-touchdown passing game, numbers that
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Week 10 NFL takeaways – What to make of the Saints’ and Chiefs’ upset losses

[ad_1] The Saints lost by 17 points to the Falcons. And even with Patrick Mahomes back under center, the Chiefs couldn't outlast the Titans. The Jets got by the Giants in a Battle of New York, Baltimore's Lamar Jackson piled on offense against an overmatched Cincinnati team and the Browns held off the Bills for their third win.In the afternoon, Miami upset Indianapolis, and Green Bay made a late stand
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Farabee scores in shootout, Flyers beat Bruins 3-2

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — Joel Farabee scored in the shootout to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday night. Travis Konecny had a goal and an assist, and Phillipe Myers also scored in regulation for the Flyers. Carter Hart finished with 26 saves to help Philadelphia win its season-high fourth straight while going beyond regulation for the fifth time in six games. Danton Heinen
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Ryan Finley era gets off to rough start for Bengals – Cincinnati Bengals Blog

[ad_1] CINCINNATI -- The evaluation of rookie Ryan Finley as the Cincinnati Bengals' franchise quarterback got off to a rocky start on Sunday.Finley had some good moments but also had two turnovers that were returned for points as the Bengals were walloped by the Baltimore Ravens 49-13. In his debut as Cincinnati's starting quarterback, Finley, a fourth-round pick out of North Carolina State, completed 16 of 30 passes for 167
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Unstoppable Liverpool, not VAR, the story as Reds make title statement vs. City

[ad_1] LIVERPOOL, England -- Pep Guardiola was humble after a 3-1 defeat at Anfield. The Manchester City manager made sure he complained about VAR and "the big bosses" in charge of the controversial refereeing support system, but at the end of it all, he held his hands up and spoke a truth by saying, "Liverpool are the best team in the world."Guardiola often delivers such statements with heavy sarcasm, such
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Kane, Lehner lead fast-starting Blackhawks past Maple Leafs

[ad_1] CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist, Robin Lehner made 53 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks struck early and then held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Sunday night. Jonathan Toews, rookie Kirby Dach and Brandon Saad also scored. Alex DeBrincat had three assists and Dylan Strome added two. William Nylander scored twice for the Maple Leafs, and John Tavares and Andreas Johnsson added
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‘I’ll never be Antonio Brown’

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH -- If Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey was trying to get under JuJu Smith-Schuster's skin before Sunday's game, it didn't work.Ramsey told reporters Friday that the Steelers' wide receiver was not the same as one of his former teammates."No disrespect to him, he's not Antonio Brown," Ramsey said. "I matched up with Antonio there for two years and that was a good battle and I held my
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Denny Hamlin wins at Phoenix to claim spot in final four

[ad_1] AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Denny Hamlin adamantly insisted "it's not over" after a critical mistake last week put the Daytona 500 winner on the verge of elimination from NASCAR's championship race.He remained undeterred, confident in his chances to win Sunday at ISM Raceway and save his season with a victory that would give him an automatic berth into the final four.He called his shot and delivered.Hamlin snagged his first spot