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Buccaneers and Chiefs Set to Showdown at Super Bowl LV

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NFC Championship: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Green Bay Packers Tom Brady led the high-powered Buccaneers offense into Green Bay to duel it out with MVP candidate, Aaron Rodgers, and the high-powered Packers offense. Through the majority of the first half, it looked like wasBuccaneers and Chiefs Set to Showdown at Super Bowl LV going to get the match that many were looking forward to. Brady hooked up with Mike Evans on a 15 yards touchdown strike on the game’s first …

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UFC 257: Poirier Finishes McGregor with Huge Second Round Stoppage

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Dustin Poirier is undoubtedly next in line for a shot at the Lightweight title, after he defeated Conor McGregor via TKO in the second round at UFC 257. Poirier is now 11-2 as a UFC Lightweight, adding another huge name to his impressive resume whilst McGregor is without victory in the division since his title win over Eddie Alvarez back in 2016. After a couple of early exchanges on the feet, Poirier began the opening round with a takedown to …

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NBA Roundup #5: Big Upsets and Big Victories

Nba Roundup #5

The 2020-21 NBA Season continues to heat up and with Brooklyn’s big three being the focal point of the league as of late, there are many teams that are looking to stake their claim into handing out defeats against them. There was also a trade that took place over the week between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Houston Rockets. All this and more in this week’s edition of NBA Roundup. The NBA observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day with nine …

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UFC 257 – Poirier vs McGregor 2: Who Will Emerge as the Next Challenger for the Lightweight Belt

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Take it back to 2014 and UFC 178 when Conor McGregor was gearing up for his first-ever fight in Las Vegas against Dustin Poirier who had the most wins and finishes in the UFC Featherweight division. Two young and exciting fighters who were getting on each other’s nerves in the build-up, which resulted in a TKO victory for the Irishman in just less than two minutes. Since then, both fighters have moved up in weight and have emerged as elite …

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UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa Continues Winning Streak with Victory over Magny

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Michael Chiesa headlined the second Fight Island event of the year as he defeated Neil Magny via unanimous decision (49-46×3) in a Welterweight bout. Both men were on a three-fight winning streak coming into the contest, but it was number eight ranked Chiesa who came out on top convincingly with a terrific display of grappling. The first few minutes of round one was all about controlling distance whilst Chiesa pressed with a good front kick to the body and left …

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Buccaneers D frustrates the Saints; Chiefs hold on without Mahomes

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints Tom Brady versus Drew Brees was the main headline heading into this game, with most of the sub-headlines being about one or the other. Was this Brees final season? Could Brady lead his new team to the big game? Who would earn the right to do battle with Aaron Rodgers? Their matchup would be one for the history books. That would have been nice. Instead, we got a narrative where Brady barely completed …

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UFC Fight Island 7: Holloway Kickstarts 2021 with Incredible Five Round Performance

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Number one Featherweight contender Max Holloway started the first UFC main event of the year in style with a dominant victory over Calvin Kattar via unanimous decision (50-43×2, 50-42). Holloway was competing off the back of two defeats to current Featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski and was aiming to remind the world why he is one of the greatest of all time to compete in this division. Kattar was on a two-fight win streak before the fight and is widely regarded …

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NBA Roundup #4: Big Scores, Big Trades Galore

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NBA Roundup Week 4 As the NBA season progresses and the standings start to take form, we take a look at all the action that transpired throughout the week. There were a lot of high scoring games, postponed games, and nail-biting moments, including a big-time trade early in the season. Let’s get down to all the moments and notable games that took place during the fourth week of the NBA season. On Sunday, the Los Angeles Lakers continued their winning …

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James Harden Traded to the Brooklyn Nets

James Harden

A big trade blockbuster was made yesterday in which James Harden was traded to the Brooklyn Nets, but he wasn’t the only person that was heading elsewhere. Along with Harden going to Brooklyn, Victor Oladipo was dealt to the Houston Rockets, along with Rodions Kurucs and Dante Exum, while Caris LeVert was dealt to the Indiana Pacers. It’s very early in the season for such a blockbuster trade, but given the ever-changing landscape that is the NBA, nothing is ever …

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NBA Roundup #3: Another hot week of action

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We are three weeks into the NBA season and already the competition is scorching hot from high score blowouts to close game-winners to players with high caliber scoring. There’s a lot to cover from this week’s NBA Roundup. Here’s a quick recap of some of the more notable games that occurred during the second week of the NBA season. On Monday, the Miami Heat went vice-versa, showcasing their stylish City edition jerseys and matching court against the visiting Oklahoma City …

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Rams win in Seattle; Bills, Buccaneers advance

Aaron Donald And The Rams Defense Hounded The Seahawks All Day

Los Angeles Rams at Seattle Seahawks In a brilliant display of toughness and guts, the Los Angeles Rams came into Seattle, ready for some playoff football. The story unfolds when backup quarterback John Wolford gets knocked out of the game on a cheap (yet legal) shot from Jamal Adams, on just the second series. At that point, starter Jared Goff comes off the bench, despite an injured thumb, to lead the Rams offense once again. The stat line wasn’t that …

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Titans clinch AFC South in Henry’s historic season; Packers number one in NFC

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Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans Derrick Henry ran wild to the tune of 250 and two touchdowns, continuing his path of dominance through this season. This is the third time this year that Henry eclipsed the 200 yard rushing mark in a game, tying him for second in NFL record book. What’s more, Henry became just the eighth player in NFL history to rush for 2000 yards in a season. His 2027 total rushing yards rank fifth all time. In …

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NBA Roundup #2: Blow Outs and High Scores Galore

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Now that the 2020-21 NBA season is underway, there have been a few hot starts from the Orlando Magic and the Philadelphia 76ers, plus a few high marquee matches. There were also blowout games and revenge games to gaze upon. Here’s a quick recap of some of the more notable games that occurred during the second week of the NBA season. On Monday, the Brooklyn Nets fell to the Memphis Grizzlies in a 116 to 111 overtime contest, which saw …

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UFC in 2020: A Look Back at a Crazy Year of Action Inside the Octagon

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After the coronavirus pandemic hit the world back in March, a series of forced cancelled events caused a huge question of concern for the future of the company going forward. Two months later and the UFC was the trailblazer for successful behind closed doors events in sports which helped create a year of unforgettable moments, emphatic performances and historical bouts that will never be forgotten in MMA. Many critics laughed at UFC president Dana White when he shared his idea …

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NBA Roundup #1: Lakers, Warriors, Nets, Heat, Kick Off Opening Week

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NBA Opening Week: After a two month hiatus, the NBA kicked off yet another unique season. A 72-game season that will be highlighted by the return of stars that weren’t included in the NBA Bubble such as Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, and Kyrie Irving. The stakes will be high as all 30 teams will be vying for their spot for the playoffs come next April. Here’s a quick recap of all the games that happened during opening week. The 2020-21 …

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NFL Stars With the Highest Net Worth

Drew Brees Nfl Stars With The Highest Net Worth

When it comes to making it big in the NFL, a ridiculous paycheck is a par for the course. While Europe’s domestic football (soccer) leagues are comparable to the salaries players earn in the NFL, the physically gruelling nature of gridiron means that careers are often shorter in US football. Athletes around the world supplement their income by participating in big-name endorsements and other sponsorship deals. However, when it comes to making big bucks on raw, athletic talent alone, the NFL …

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Steelers Snap Slide with a Huge Comeback; Chiefs Clinch Top Spot in AFC

Juju Smith Schuster Hauls In Game Winning Touchdown Pass

Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh needed desperately to break their three-game slide in order to re-stake their claim on the division and not fall into the mess which is the wild card race. The one seed had already been stripped from them as a result of the streak, so they couldn’t afford to lose more. On the other sideline, Indianapolis was in a similar situation, albeit not because of a three-game skid. A win would keep them in division …

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Miami Dolphins Comeback for Thriller in Vegas; Buccaneers Clinch Playoff Berth

Myles Gaskin Touchdown Run

Miami Dolphins at Las Vegas Raiders With just over four minutes left in the game, the Miami Dolphins connect on a 22-yard field goal to tie the score at 16 all. No one was ready for what this final four minutes had in store. Miami came into the game in control of the final playoff, with the Raiders on the outside of the picture. Vegas needed to win out and get help in order to make it, The Fins controlled …

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Week 15 Sunday and Monday Night Football

Jarvis Landry Touchdown

Monday Night Football: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals Giovanni Bernard totaled 97 all-purpose yards and scored twice, as the opportunistic Bengals shocked the football world, with a huge and significant upset over their divisional rival. Meanwhile, the Steelers have now dropped three straight, since winning their first eleven games of the season. Cincinnati’s rushing attack gained 152 yards and punched in a couple of touchdowns. Bernard had one of the two rushing scores while quarterback Ryan Finley ran for the …

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NFL Week 15 Sunday Afternoon Recap

Bobby Okereke Recovers Darius Leonards Forced Fumble

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons Tom Brady threw for 390 yards and two touchdowns, as he helped Tampa Bay overcome a 17 point halftime deficit versus Atlanta. This is the first time that Brady had faced the Falcons since Super Bowl XI, when he helped New England comeback from 25 down. This time, he did it by connecting with eight different receivers, including four or more targets to four pass-catchers. Mike Evans and Antonio Brown were Brady’s favorite targets …

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