Irish’s Kelly Wins Second AP Coach of the Year Award

Irish’s Kelly Wins Second AP Coach of the Year Award

Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly is The Associated Press college football Coach of the Year, becoming the third coach to win the award twice since it was established in 1998. Kelly received 16 of 58 first-place votes from AP college football poll voters and 81 total points. Alabama’s Nick Saban was second with 16 first-place votes…

Bengals Open as Favorites Over Raiders
National Sports, Sports

Bengals Open as Favorites Over Raiders

Talk about a tale of two weeks. The Cincinnati Bengals are three-point favorites in Week 15 against the Oakland Raiders, which is a stunning turnaround considering the Bengals were 14-point underdogs against the Los Angeles Chargers the week prior. Alas, it’s a three-point line for now with Oakland coming to town, per Odds Shark. Keep…

Ex-Red Hamilton Signs With Royals
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Ex-Red Hamilton Signs With Royals

TODAY: The deal is official. Billy Hamilton will receive a $4.25MM salary in 2019, with a $1MM buyout on a $7.5MM mutual option, per’s Jeffrey Flanagan (via Twitter). Hamilton’s incentives package is based upon plate appearances, beginning with his 325th and maxing out at 550. YESTERDAY: The Royals are “close” to striking a deal with…

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“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career, I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and I missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

— Michael Jordan



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