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Jackson fumble seals Los Angeles Chargers' win over Baltimore Ravens

Los Angeles Chargers defensive back Adrian Phillips (31) holds up a sign after the Chargers defeated the Ravens 23-17 in their AFC Wild Card playoff game on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers greets fans after the Chargers defeated the Ravens 23-17 in their AFC Wild ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers fire OLB coach Joey Porter

Jan. 4 (UPI) — Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made the first adjustment to his coaching staff this offseason after he promised changes were coming. The team released a statement from Tomlin on Friday and announced that outside linebackers coach Joey Porter was relieved of his role, which he held since 2014. “I have informed outside linebackers coach Joey ...

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UPI Horse Racing Preview: Kentucky Derby preps and Dubai World Cup prelims

North American Thoroughbreds celebrated their official birthday Jan. 1 and there was no delay in testing some of the newly turned 3-year-olds for Triple Crown mettle. The action continues through the weekend with potential Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks preps in Florida, Louisiana and California adding to the results of the Jan. 1 Jerome at Aqueduct. Santa Anita also has ...

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Thunder's Westbrook says market size doesn't matter

Jan. 2 (UPI) — Russell Westbrook is from Los Angeles but he’s perfectly content playing pro basketball in Oklahoma City. “I don’t believe in small markets,” the Thunder star told reporters Wednesday. “Wherever you’re at, if you’re doing the things you’re supposed to do, people will know who you are.” Westbrook won the NBA MVP after joining Oscar Robertson as ...

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Washington Redskins' Jay Gruden awaits his fate

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden survived Black Monday but that doesn’t mean his future is secure after a second straight 7-9 season. He admitted as much on Monday when he told reporters he hadn’t had any end-of-season discussions with the Redskins management. “I have no idea when they will take place, but I know they will take place. I just ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers defeat Cincinnati Bengals, wait for playoff fate

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 16-13 late Sunday afternoon and then watched their season potentially come to an end some 250 miles away in Baltimore when the Ravens defeated the Cleveland Browns. Had the Browns rallied to win, it would be Pittsburgh in the playoffs and not the Ravens. Well, there’s little joy in Pittsburgh Sunday night, despite ...

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