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The Vikings have gone 2-2 since Bradford's injury on the back of above average play from second-stringer Case Keenum. Head coach Mike Zimmer made the announcement Friday as the team prepares to host its NFC North rival. The Vikings and Packers kickoff at noon on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium. Bradford was joined by receiver Stefon Diggs, guard Nick Easton, safety Andrew Sendejo and defensive tackle Tom Johnson missed Thursday's practice.
  • NCAA: No violations found in University of North Carolina sham-class probe

    NCAA: No violations found in University of North Carolina sham-class probe

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    From left, in August 16, 2017, file photos, University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey, University of North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham, University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams, University of North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora and University of North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell arrive at an NCAA hearing in Nashville, Tenn.
  • Penn State Preparing for Texas A&M to Pursue James Franklin

    Penn State Preparing for Texas A&M to Pursue James Franklin

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    Franklin, in his fourth season at PSU, is coming off a Big Ten championship in 2016 and has the Nittany Lions ranked No. 3 this year, so it makes sense that A&M would be interested in his services. Since the loss to UCLA, A&M has only lost an eight-point game to Alabama, the Crimson Tide's closest game to date. He has a key matchup this week with Florida in "The Swamp" on deck.
  • Aguero's return from injury may light up Manchester City

    Aguero's return from injury may light up Manchester City

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    Aguero's injuries were expected to keep him out of action for between two and four weeks but the 29-year-old realises the accident could have left him in a much worse condition. It discusses the possibility of Messi leaving the Camp Nou to make a fresh start at the Etihad Stadium and suggests that Lionel spoke about his future plans whilst on global duty with Argentina.
  • Sharapova reaches Tianjin tennis semis

    Sharapova reaches Tianjin tennis semis

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    After the surprising run in Stuttgart, in her very first tournament after the suspension, Sharapova came back into the best four as she comfortably beat Stefanie Voegele 6-3 6-1 winning seven games in a row from 3-3 in the first. Petra Kvitova, also seeded second, suffered a shock defeat in her first-round match at the Tianjin Open. Voegele and Sharapova shared early break, but from the sixth game the Russian took control of the match.
  • Astros' Keuchel looks to continue success against Yankees in ALCS

    Astros' Keuchel looks to continue success against Yankees in ALCS

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    But if that's going to happen, the relievers need to be well rested and sharp for the whole series. "I've been asked that question like 10 times already", a slightly exasperated Keuchel said. But Tanaka didn't survive the second inning May 14 against the Astros, who just got through knocking around Red Sox starting pitching for 16 runs in 11⅔ innings over four games.
  • Kane wins Player of the Month award with six-goal haul

    Kane wins Player of the Month award with six-goal haul

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    While they are capable of spending significant amounts on some occasions, Tottenham have mainly focused on retaining their existing players, with the majority of the squad having signed new deals over the past couple of seasons. The comment did not go down well with Maurcio Pochettino, who retaliated by saying he did not call Guardiola's all-conquering Barcelona the "Messi team".
  • USA men's soccer team needs huge changes

    USA men's soccer team needs huge changes

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    The U.S. national team players in MLS are marketed as the faces of the league, to sell tickets, as stars to promote the game in the United States . To make any kind of insane changes I think would be foolish. "If we're arguing Jurgen versus Bruce, we're missing the point", Martino added. They won just three of 10 World Cup qualifiers this time around.
  • Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach semi-finals

    Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach semi-finals

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    The match lasted 2 hours and 32 minutes and it was one of the best we saw this week, with a lot of nice points on both sides and more winners than errors from each player. Nadal powered his way into 4th Shanghai semi-final in game 9 after another commanding hold and he will play against Marin Cilic tomorrow for the place in the final.
  • Danny Ainge 'understands' why Isaiah Thomas might not speak to him again

    Danny Ainge 'understands' why Isaiah Thomas might not speak to him again

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    The Boston Celtics may have broken up with Isaiah Thomas this summer, but according to GM Danny Ainge , the All-Star point guard will forever be part of the franchise's history. But you guys know how much I love Isaiah. In the interview - entitled 'Best year of my career, worst year of my life, ' Thomas touches on the hip injury that he suffered last year, which is sidelining him from starting the season with the Cavs this year.
  • Time to recognize what National Football League players are protesting

    Time to recognize what National Football League players are protesting

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    As much as the higher-ups in the NFL want it to go away, it doesn't look like the issue of players standing or kneeling during the national anthem will go away anytime soon. Tight end Delanie Walker said he received death threats after the Seahawks game after stating that fans who felt disrespected by athletes using their platform to protest don't have to come to games.
  • Tom Brady will play Sunday despite shoulder injury

    Tom Brady will play Sunday despite shoulder injury

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    Brady dealt with a similar injury last season, but that didn't stop the Patriots from winning the Super Bowl. Brady reportedly suffered the sprain when sacked by Carolina's Julius Peppers two games ago, and the injury was aggravated during last Thursday's game at Tampa Bay.