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January 5, 2019 4:40 AM Philly Special's tricked-up legacy: 16 QBs catching passes in 2018

Trey Burton's touchdown pass to Nick Foles last February did more than help the Eagles beat the Patriots in Super Bowl LII. The Philly Special seemingly convinced every head coach who flirted with the idea of trick plays that now is the time to be creative. And no coach was more creative with trick plays in 2018 than Matt Nagy, whose Chicago Bears will host Foles 61

January 3, 2019 2:43 PM College basketball player nails head on backboard while trying to block shot

A Division III college basketball player took a frightening fall Wednesday when he attempted to chase down and block an opponent who had stolen the ball. North Central guard Blaise Meredith leaped to block Augustana College’s Chrishawn Orange, but instead nailed his head on the bottom of the backboard and fell hard to the court. Meredith appeared fine after 104

January 2, 2019 10:59 PM Daryl Dragon of pop duo Captain and Tennille dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singer and pianist Daryl Dragon, best known as “The Captain” of 1970s soft rock duo Captain and Tennille, has died at the age of 76, his publicist said on Wednesday. Dragon died of kidney failure in Prescott, Arizona, on Wednesday, publicist Harlan Boll said in a statement. Captain and Tennille were best known for their Grammy-winning 121

January 2, 2019 1:52 AM Man United beat Newcastle as Romelu Lukaku scores with first touch

Manchester United's good form under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continued with a 2-0 win away at Newcastle on Wednesday night thanks to goals from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford. United had the most possession in the opening exchanges but it was Newcastle who had the better chances as Christian Atsu drew a good save from David De Gea before dragging another 68

January 1, 2019 6:30 AM Murray makes winning return in Brisbane after hip injury

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray made a successful return to competitive tennis on Tuesday with a 6-3 6-4 victory over local favorite James Duckworth at the Brisbane International tournament. The 31-year-old Murray ended his season early last year after suffering pain in his hip following surgery earlier in 2018 that ruled him out of three 123

December 31, 2018 1:34 PM Kyler Murray: Oklahoma quarterback has tough decision to make after Orange Bowl loss

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) walks off the field after his helmet came off on a play, during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Kyler Murray, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback who nearly led Oklahoma to a comeback victory 136

December 31, 2018 10:38 AM Philadelphia Eagles’ Nick Foles misses $1 million incentive by narrow margin

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles led the defending champions back to the playoffs Sunday, defeating the Washington Redskins. Foles was set to earn a $1 million incentive for giving the Eagles a chance to play in the postseason and if he played 33 percent of the team’s plays, but the star player only ended up playing 32 percent of the team’s 119

December 30, 2018 9:04 AM Israel's Bezeq fined for failure to sell wholesale phone service

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Bezeq Israel Telecom (BEZQ.TA) said on Sunday it received notice of an 11.2 million shekel ($3 million) fine from the country’s telecoms regulator for failure to sell wholesale landline phone service to competitors. “The company is studying the decision and weighing the filing of a petition against it,” Bezeq said in a statement 118

December 30, 2018 5:18 AM Barcelona deny reaching agreement for transfer of PSG's Adrien Rabiot

Barcelona have denied they have agreed a deal to sign Adrien Rabiot from Paris Saint-Germain. The club released a statement on Sunday saying that despite twice making contact with PSG over Rabiot in August and December, they have not reached an agreement with the club or the player. "In relation to news which has appeared in France, FC Barcelona manifest 92

December 29, 2018 12:01 AM World Rugby chairman Beaumont knighted in UK honors list

LONDON (Reuters) - World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has been recognized in the British New Year’s Honors list with the former England captain given a knighthood for his services to the sport. Beaumont joins former England cricket captain Alastair Cook in receiving a knighthood, while Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, England soccer coach Gareth 127