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Sports Firefighter Among 2 Killed In North Philly Blaze
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Matt LeTourneau - following a two-alarm fire in North Philadelphia . Officials say Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau, 42, was pinned under debris inside the home when it collapsed Saturday morning. The 11-year-veteran was pronounced dead there a short time later. He was promoted to lieutenant in 2015, and received a unit citation in 2010 and a letter of commendation for his service during the World Meeting of Families in 2015 the department said.

Sports Packers Will Name Director Of Player Personnel Brian Gutekunst Next GM
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Gutekunst, 44, is entering his 20th year in the NFL, having gotten his start as an intern under Pro Football Hall of Fame general manager Ron Wolf in 1997. Prior to coming to Green Bay, Gutekunst spent a season as a scouting assistant with the Chiefs. Stay with News 3 and Channel 3000 for updates to this story .

Sports OJ Simpson poses with Las Vegas fans during Bills, Jaguars wildcard game
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He walked away with $4 million, missed out on getting another head-coaching job and was hired as the Jaguars' offensive line coach in 2015. "But the type of game like this, you've got to lay it all on the line". Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (knee) and tight end Charles Clay (knee) also were limited Friday and both will suit up for the playoffs. The two teams, which combined for less than 500 yards total offense in the game, traded field goals late in the second quarter and went into the ...

Sports Newport County boss Michael Flynn hails
Author: 0 Newport County boss Michael Flynn hails "outstanding" Shawn McCoulsky header

The Exiles fell behind to their Championship opponents early on in Sunday's third-round encounter at Rodney Parade, but were level on 76 minutes through Conor Shaughnessy 's own goal. The England goalkeeper, returning to the club where he started his career, was handed a cap from the crowd as he battled against the slanting winter sun.

Sports George RR Martin's 'Nightflyers' Gets Series Order on Syfy
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Other cast include Sam Strike ( Eastenders ) as Thale, Teen Wolf's Maya Eshet as Lommie, David Ajala (Fast & Furious 6) as Roy Eris, and Fargo's Angus Sampson as Rowan. It said: "The series, produced in Ireland, is moving forward with the support of the Government of Ireland, through the Minister for Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht and the Irish Film Board".

Sports Barry Cowan: 'You can never doubt Andy Murray's determination'
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Asked whether hip surgery would be career-threatening for the three-time Grand Slam champion, Cowan added: "I certainly don't want to go down there". With Murray's latest injury setback, along with two other members of the "Big Four" Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic also struggling with injuries, Australian Open organisers have been majorly hit ahead of the year's first major in Melbourne.

Sports Real Madrid 9/20 to beat Celta Vigo in Sunday's La Liga game
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I don't see him playing anywhere else'. Speaking to the press today, however, Zidane has said that he has no desire to address the situation between the sticks until the end of the season at the earliest. If you think the idea of a former Barcelona player joining Los Blancos is odd, this was always the plan with Neymar: he just couldn't go to Real directly from the Nou Camp, using the French giants as a kind of financial conduit - a buffer, nearly - to facilitate the move next summer.

Sports Danny Mills has backed West Ham boss to achieve this feat
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That near-miss was created by a flap from West Ham goalkeeper Adrian , who fared no better moments later when he misjudged a cross, allowing Davinson Sanchez a shot that was blocked as it headed towards the empty net. "To come here and get a point after what we did two days ago is a great effort". It was only when West Ham scored that he made the changes and went more attacking.

Sports Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Clippers
Author: 0 Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Clippers

And then they started 8-12. The team's "Big Three" of Paul George scored 31 points, 'Melo added 22 and NBA MVP Russell Westbrook racked up his 13th triple-double of the season with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists. DeAndre Jordan led the Clippers with a season-high 26 points and 17 rebounds. The latest win, a 133-96 blowout of the Los Angeles Lakers , showed how risky Oklahoma can be when it balances scoring between its 'Big Three'.

Sports Lithuanian hoops team rearranges season to promote Ball brothers
Author: 0 Lithuanian hoops team rearranges season to promote Ball brothers

In fact, the club LiAngelo and LaMelo joined made the bombshell announcement that they were pulling out of their league mid-season to start something called "The Big Baller Brand Challenge Games". Let's start with yet another song for LiAngelo and LaMelo to welcome them to the land of basketball. The games will be broadcast in English. On the eve of the announcement, the club officially welcomed two American basketball players, brothers LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball .

Sports Leicester City boss Claude Puel confident after Riyad Mahrez talks
Author: 0 Leicester City boss Claude Puel confident after Riyad Mahrez talks

This could convince the Reds to turn their attention towards Mahrez, with the Algerian global identified as an alternative target to Lemar. When asked whether Mahrez had asked to leave this transfer window, he added: "No". The Frenchman was subject to interest from Liverpool at the end of the last transfer window, but Arsenal are also sniffing about, and see Lemar as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez.

Author: 0 Inadvertent elbow leaves Blake Griffin shaking on court with concussion

He should be considered tentatively questionable for Monday's game against the Hawks until further information emerges. At one point in the first quarter, Steph Curry was outscoring the Clippers , 17-16. Griffin was hurt in a frightening incident with less than 3 minutes left in the first quarter. Griffin will end his night with 5 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block in 10 minutes of action.

Sports ESPN Announcer Sean McDonough's Voice Kept Cracking During Titans-Chiefs
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And yet, alongside color man Jon Gruden for the final time during the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tennessee Titans wild-card game, McDonough had an especially hard time saying goodbye to the newly minted Oakland Raiders head coach. The worst-kept secret in the National Football League is now out in the open as Jon Gruden will be introduced as the next head coach of the Oakland Raiders during a press conference on Tuesday, a move that caught the attention of Golden State Warriors head ...

Sports Tottenham ready to make Kane Prem's highest paid Englishman
Author: 0 Tottenham ready to make Kane Prem's highest paid Englishman

Kane has won the league's Golden Boot award two years running, and now leads the Premier League in goals this term with 18. Tottenham star Kane's excellent form saw him notch 56 goals for club and country in 2017, putting him ahead of the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the overall top scorer in Europe.

Author: 0 LA Rams Wild Card Injury Report: WR Michael Thomas Doubtful For Saturday

Last week's 22-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium to clinch a playoff spot was a rare game in which Falcons fans could breathe easy at the end of a game; No team in the league played in more games decided by eight points or fewer than Atlanta, who went 6-4 in those games (The Buccaneers and Titans also played 10 such games in 2017).

Sports Stoke City sack manager Mark Hughes
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Manchester City's quadruple hopes remain intact despite their early scare against Burnley , Ashley Barnes firing Sean Dyche's men into a surprise lead. Coventry have been eliminated in each of their last five FA Cup ties against Premier League opposition, managing to take Portsmouth to a replay in 2010, but eventually losing 2-1.

Sports Marcus Mariota Catches His Own Pass, Scores INSANE TD
Author: 0 Marcus Mariota Catches His Own Pass, Scores INSANE TD

With the Titans down 21-3 deep in the third quarter of their Wild Card matchup against the Chiefs , Mariota hurled a touchdown pass to a rather serendipitous receiver, himself. Instead, Mariota's pass was tipped back toward his general direction, allowing him to reel it in and take it six yards for the score. Not only was that the first touchdown pass of Mariota's career, but it was also his first touchdown catch, and yes, it goes in the scorebook as both.

Sports Florida vs. Missouri preview: Players to watch, keys to victory, etc.
Author: 0 Florida vs. Missouri preview: Players to watch, keys to victory, etc.

They were led by Jontay Porter's five 3-pointers and 19 points, as well as seven rebounds and four blocks. Florida will play at home against Mississippi State on Wednesday. Missouri has been quite effective in three-point defense this season, ranking 60 in lowest 3-point percentage allowed, but this Florida team is a whole different animal when they can get it going.

Sports Chelsea manager Antonio Conte lashes out at club's transfer policy
Author: 0 Chelsea manager Antonio Conte lashes out at club's transfer policy

But former Arsenal star Henry has admitted that Morata did not have a very good game against the Gunners on Wednesday night during the thrilling 2-2 draw at The Emirates. "I have to continue my work, either way". Conte said he does not aim high with his transfer requests but "rarely been given the players I asked for".

Sports Travis Kelce wobbly after taking big hit against Titans
Author: 0 Travis Kelce wobbly after taking big hit against Titans

Kelce was hit in the helmet by Titans safety Jonathan Cyprien coming from a side he could not see and immediately went limp on the field. Kelce had four catches for 66 yards and a 13-yard touchdown before departing. He surpassed 1,000 receiving yards for the second consecutive season, and was named to a third straight Pro Bowl. In another season, Kelce's injury would be a debilitating blow to Kansas City's offense.