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Sports LSU assistant Jeff Grimes is BYU's new offensive coordinator
Author: 0 LSU assistant Jeff Grimes is BYU's new offensive coordinator

According to figures on assistant coaches salaries published by USA Today, Grimes was making more than $550,000 annually at LSU. LSU gave Grimes a significant raise and extension two years ago when BYU approached him about an open position on its staff.

Sports Marcus Mariota Has Hilarious Reason For Apologizing To Titans Reporters
Author: 0 Marcus Mariota Has Hilarious Reason For Apologizing To Titans Reporters

The Titans signal-caller's lack of enthusiasm very well could have been due to his performance, as he completed 16 of 31 pass attempts for only 159 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions. Dating back to his time at OR, where he won the Heisman Trophy, Mariota has been known as one of the more cordial and polite players. In spite of Mariota's struggles this season, Tennessee now owns a record of 8-5, most recently falling to the Arizona Cardinals in what was a devastating Sunday ...

Sports Scott Boras Takes Shot at Marlins: Team is Now a 'Pawn Shop'
Author: 0 Scott Boras Takes Shot at Marlins: Team is Now a 'Pawn Shop'

The Marlins, who won only 77 games in 2017 and were wanting to cut payroll under new ownership, have embarked on a (nother) rebuild. After Jeter and Sherman bought the Marlins for $1.2 billion, Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said he was pleased with the purchase price of the franchise.

Sports Tottenham facing battle with Arsenal for Nadiem Amiri
Author: 0 Tottenham facing battle with Arsenal for Nadiem Amiri

Premier League trio Manchster United, Arsenal and Spurs are all battling it out for Hoffenheim youngster Nadiem Amiri. Amiri, whose parents are from Afghanistan, still has two full seasons left on his Hoffenheim deal. The 21-year-old is highly-rated in Germany and his impressive start to the Bundesliga season has caught the eye of a number of top clubs across Europe.

Sports ADB maintains growth forecast at 5.5 percent in FY18
Author: 0 ADB maintains growth forecast at 5.5 percent in FY18

Growth for East Asia was revised upward to 6.2 percent in 2017 from 6 percent, while 2018 projection of 5.8 percent was retained. Inflation is now projected to average 3.7 per cent in 2017-18, somewhat below the 4 per cent earlier forecast.

Sports Carson Wentz speaks for first time since suffering ACL injury
Author: 0 Carson Wentz speaks for first time since suffering ACL injury

Wentz, 24, landed on injured reserve Tuesday as the NFL's leader with 33 touchdown passes, which set a new single-season Eagles record. Eagles left guard Stefen Wisniewski was on the practice field Wednesday after he suffered an ankle injury Sunday that kept him out for much of the win over the Rams, but he walked with a noticeable limp and didn't participate in drills while reporters were permitted to watch.

Sports Committee Recommends Repealing The 8th Amendment
Author: 0 Committee Recommends Repealing The 8th Amendment

The government past year began a lengthy process to consider further changes and Prime Minister Leo Varadkar reiterated on Wednesday that he would like to call a referendum for next May once parliament has considered the committee's recommendations.

Sports Angels land 2B Ian Kinsler in trade with Tigers
Author: 0 Angels land 2B Ian Kinsler in trade with Tigers

Well, assuming that Trout doesn't get traded to the Tigers in exchange for Kinsler, this is a wonderful move for a franchise that has slipped a bit the past few seasons. Detroit has traded away many of their marquee players over the previous year, including Justin Verlander , Justin Upton , and JD Martinez. The Angels brought back Justin Upton and won the Ohtani sweepstakes signaling that they're looking to be a serious contender this season.

Sports Pacers lose heartbreaker to Thunder in Paul George's return, 100-95
Author: 0 Pacers lose heartbreaker to Thunder in Paul George's return, 100-95

Indianapolis native Trey Lyles scored 15 of his career-high 25 points in the fourth quarter, and after a 3-pointer by Gary Harris - another in native - the Nuggets seemed to have a commanding lead at 114-106 with 2:54 left. The Thunder start the first quarter on a 10-3 run. Paul George hits a couple of free throws for his first points of the contest. Oladipo has already scored 20 or more points in 19 of 26 games this season.

Sports Jets vs. Saints Point Spread: NFL Week 15 Odds, Prediction
Author: 0 Jets vs. Saints Point Spread: NFL Week 15 Odds, Prediction

Petty, a fourth-rounder out of Baylor in 2015, started four games for the Jets last season. In addition to having more of a feel as a starter this year, he has a new coordinator in John Morton, who's making somewhat of a homecoming this weekend.

Sports Dubai World Superseries Badminton Finals begin
Author: 0 Dubai World Superseries Badminton Finals begin

Yamaguchi defeated Sato 21-12, 21-19 earlier on Wednesday. Sindhu will face Sayaka Sato in her second match on Thursday. The third game began with Bingjiao keeping Sindhu in check, leading the game 5-3. "So I will have to be prepared from the start to do well". She first took three straight points and then went 8-6 up. Lee is one of eight qualifiers for the men's singles.

Sports Fire claims lives of Montco sheriff's two boys
Author: 0 Fire claims lives of Montco sheriff's two boys

Police say when fire crews arrived at the Lukens home, Bryan, Tracy and Soffia were outside and taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital. "It will be a constant reminder until it's removed", said Randy Thear, a neighbor and family friend. Kilkenny. Two young sons of a deputy sheriff for Montgomery County, Pa., were killed by a house fire Wednesday morning, according to authorities. Fire tore through the Schwenksville home of Montgomery County Deputy Sheriff Bryan Lukens on December 13, 2017.

Sports Zimmer, Vikings welcome embattled Lewis, Bengals
Author: 0 Zimmer, Vikings welcome embattled Lewis, Bengals

That should not be on the Vikings mental radar. Okay, then. Let's look instead how the Bengals have been playing this season. The Vikings have an easier opponent in Week 15, as they host the 5-8 Cincinnati Bengals. Cincy clocks in at 19 in yards allowed (345.5 per game) and 13 in points (20.8) per game. I think we should get [Pat] Elflein back this week. Starter Kyle Rudolph was out with an ankle injury, and Blake Bell is sidelined with a shoulder injury.

Sports Former NFL RB Larry Johnson: I Believe I Have CTE
Author: 0 Former NFL RB Larry Johnson: I Believe I Have CTE

The 38-year-old, who spent most of his professional career with the Kansas City Chiefs , said he has gone so far as to make highlight packages of his time in the National Football League so he can remember his accomplishments - and share them with his 7-year-old daughter, Jaylen.

Sports Van Gaal: United Are More Boring Under Mourinho
Author: 0 Van Gaal: United Are More Boring Under Mourinho

Still, their Europa League triumph meant that they secured a place in the Champions League for this season and they have successfully booked their place in the last 16. It's going to be extremely hard for United to claw back that lead, especially with City playing so well, but Mourinho will be demanding a response from his players tonight so they can at least try and apply some sort of pressure on City.

Sports Katie Taylor goes the distance in successfully defending world title
Author: 0 Katie Taylor goes the distance in successfully defending world title

The seventh proved similarly hard for Taylor, and she was deducted a point for holding. Katie Taylor ended the year with a successful first defence of her WBA World Lightweight title at London's historic York Hall in Bethnal Green. But from the first round Taylor fell into her groove, instantly assuming a technical superiority with crisp jabbing, as puncher McCaskill (5-1 before the bout) stood solid also jabbing with her left.

Sports Texans' Bill O'Brien
Author: 0 Texans' Bill O'Brien

When asked if it is troublesome that Savage was allowed to re-enter the game after the concussion , O'Brien said he does not "have anything to do with that", adding that "All I do is coach". Eventually, he was ruled out with a concussion. He was evaluated on the sideline and judged fit to play, but about a half-hour later, symptoms emerged and he was diagnosed with a concussion.

Sports MS Dhoni beats Hardik Pandya in 100m dash
Author: 0 MS Dhoni beats Hardik Pandya in 100m dash

Yes, Dhoni has officially proved he is the fastest sprinter in Team India. India head into the second ODI against Sri Lanka on Wednesday with a lot at stake. India were thrashed by Sri Lanka in the 1st ODI which was hosted in Dharamsala. Dhoni and Virat Kohli are two of the fastest runners between the wickets in world cricket and when the two are in the middle together for India, ones are quickly converted into twos and twos into threes.

Sports Klopp: Liverpool need Lallana ahead of busy period
Author: 0 Klopp: Liverpool need Lallana ahead of busy period

Klopp, who was furious with the decision to award Everton a late penalty in Sunday's Merseyside derby, was more philosophical when asked about Solanke's goal. West Brom go into the match knowing that if they can pull off one of the bigger shocks of the season so far they will climb out of the bottom three, which will be a great incentive for them.