Arsenal’s Cedric ready to fight for his place at the

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Cedric Soares only joined Arsenal in January last year, but he first started trying to make them successful about 20 years ago."I used to play Football Manager a lot with Arsenal," he says. "I knew all the players at the time, when they were champions with [Robert] Pires, [Thierry] Henry and this fantastic team. So,…

Kane to Man City? Conte faces fight to keep Spurs

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Antonio Conte may face a fight on his hands to keep Harry Kane from Manchester City -- ESPN's Insider Notebook has the latest. PLUS: How Xavi is making his mark at Barcelona already.Jump to: Xavi lays down the law | Sterling exit blocked | City's derby destruction over United | Newcastle's chaotic manager search |…

CB Ramsey latest key Ram back from COVID list

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4:33 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Rams have activated cornerback Jalen Ramsey from the reserve/COVID-19 list, the team announced Sunday.Defensive back Grant Haley also has been restored from…

Best NFL DFS Stacks Week 10: Lineup picks for DraftKings,

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Week 10 of the 2021 NFL season is here and NFL DFS is continuing to roll on. Daily fantasy football players now have half a season's worth of data with which to work and create DraftKings and FanDuel lineups, so it's becoming easier to spot trends, quality matchups, and sleepers on each DFS slate. This…

Lincoln Riley: Defender of the unwritten rule

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Lincoln Riley, the latest sports figure to perpetuate extremely silly ideas about “unwritten rules”.Photo: Getty ImagesTony La Russa. Vic Fangio. Russell Westbrook. And now to round out the ”play the game the right way” Mt. Rushmore is Oklahoma head coach, Lincoln Riley.Oklahoma lost for the first time this season on Saturday, falling 27-14 at Baylor.…

Titans WR Jones (hamstring) exits after first half

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3:28 PM ETTurron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney UniversityPITTSBURGH -- Tennessee Titans wide receiver Julio Jones was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers because of a hamstring injury.Jones played 26 snaps in the first half but…

Finally, Ole Miss gets its 1960 title back… and last

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The Rebels have once again captured the WWE 24/7 Championship! Wait, no, but kinda.Photo: APOle Miss has never won an outright national championship, splitting the honors with Minnesota in 1960, when the Rebels were ranked No. 1 by the Football Writers Association of America and the Golden Gophers were tabbed as the top squad by…

Notable bets: Books win big as Brady, Bucs latest big

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Big NFL favorites are falling on a weekly basis, but the betting public just can't resist, and it's proving costly.In the past three weeks, six underdogs of seven points or more have pulled off outright upsets. That's the most in a three-week stretch since 2018 (Weeks 13-15), according to ESPN Stats and Information. Yet, the…

Davis out at FIU; school ‘sabotaging’ program

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Florida International football coach Butch Davis will not return in 2022.Davis, who has led FIU since 2017, told The Action Network that he's out after the season and criticized the school's administration for "sabotaging the program."He has informed the coaching staff that he will not be back, sources told ESPN, although it's unclear whether he…

Fantasy Kicker Rankings Week 10: Who to start, sit at

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It's another four-team bye week (Texans, Bears, Bengals, Giants), but Graham Gano is the only kicker who might be missed in fantasy football leagues. Our Week 10 fantasy kicker rankings are about as loaded as you can expect this time of year, which is thrilling for all parties. Weather could of course be a factor,…