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December 24, 2018 5:35 AM NFL roundup: Saints hold off Steelers, clinch home field

Taking advantage of a special teams stop on a fake punt, Drew Brees threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas with 1:25 left to lift the host New Orleans Saints to a 31-28 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday and clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. Pittsburgh (8-6-1) led 28-24 with little more than four minutes 195

December 23, 2018 10:11 PM NFL: Patriots and Cowboys claim division titles, playoff spots

(Reuters) - The New England Patriots and Dallas Cowboys are headed to the NFL playoffs after victories in early games on the penultimate Sunday of the regular season. The five-time Super Bowl champion Patriots (10-5) wrapped up their 10th consecutive American Football Conference (AFC) East title with a 24-12 win over the Buffalo Bills. The Cowboys (9-6) claimed 147

December 23, 2018 8:28 PM Panthers' Christian McCaffrey sets RB catches record with 106

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers might be having a down season, but Christian McCaffrey is having a record-breaking one. The eighth pick of the 2017 draft broke the NFL's single-season receiving record for a running back Sunday during Carolina's 24-10 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Matt Forte had 102 catches in 2014 for the Chicago Bears. McCaffrey 103

December 23, 2018 3:41 PM Cardinals plan to part ways with Steve Wilks after rough first season as coach

The Arizona Cardinals are planning to part ways with head coach Steve Wilks, according to sources, the next likely move in what is shaping up to be the most chaotic head-coaching cycle since 2013, when there were eight changes. It now seems like a foregone conclusion that the NFL will see at least eight changes this season, and it could mark the most turnover 122

December 20, 2018 5:46 PM Rapper Travis Scott to join Maroon 5 for SB LIII halftime show

Maroon 5 is padding out its lineup for the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, adding rapper Travis Scott to the performance, according to multiple reports. Scott, a six-time Grammy Award nominee, will be working with Maroon 5 for the first time when they perform on the Mercedes-Benz Stadium field in Atlanta. Other artists could still be added to the halftime 79

December 18, 2018 2:39 AM Manny Machado gets chance to explain infamous comments to Yankees this week

A long-anticipated meeting will finally take place this week in the city Manny Machado may one day call home. The shortstop will get the chance to explain his broken down “Johnny Hustle” comments face-to-face with Yankees brass on Wednesday in New York, an industry source confirmed to The Daily News’ Kristie Ackert. The Yankees will be the first stop on Machado’s 132

December 17, 2018 6:09 AM 'Tata' Martino to make Atlanta return as Mexico boss for pre-Gold Cup friendly

MEXICO CITY -- Gerardo "Tata" Martino is set to return to Atlanta ahead of the Gold Cup as Mexico coach this June, according to sources consulted by ESPN FC. Martino led Atlanta United to the MLS Cup in his second season in charge to become a legend in the city and the Argentine is widely reported to be taking over the Mexican national team in early 99

December 16, 2018 9:51 PM Georgia K-9 that lost eye after being shot in head is released from hospital

K-9 Indi, an officer with the DeKalb County Police Department in Georgia, lost an eye after a gunman opened fire following a traffic stop Thursday. (DeKalb County Police Department) A Georgia K-9 that was shot during a traffic-stop confrontation that killed a police officer has lost an eye, but was released from a veterinary hospital Saturday and is expected 113

December 15, 2018 10:09 PM Nationals bring back slugger Matt Adams on 1-year deal

First baseman Matt Adams is returning to the Washington Nationals on a one-year, $4 million deal, according to multiple reports. The left-handed slugger finished last season with the St. Louis Cardinals after being waived by the Nationals in a salary dump in August. Adams, 30, hit .239 with 21 home runs for the season, averaging .257 with 18 home runs in 94 games 72

December 14, 2018 6:16 PM Bill Fralic, former NFL great, dead at 56

Former NFL great Bill Fralic, one of the first players to speak openly about the pervasiveness of performance-enhancing drugs in sports, died Thursday from cancer, the University of Pittsburgh announced. He was 56. Fralic, an offensive lineman, played nine seasons in the NFL, from 1985 to 1993, including eight with the Atlanta Falcons. He spent one other 103