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Nets' improved defense to be tested by Knicks' Porzingis (Dec 14, 2017)

NEW YORK — The overall picture shows some porous defensive numbers for the Brooklyn Nets. A closer look at recent results demonstrates some improvements, though. Brooklyn’s defense will face a stiff challenge trying to contain Kristaps Porzingis Thursday night when it hosts the New York Knicks. Brooklyn is allowing 110.6 points per game, which ran… FOX Sports Digital PLEASE CLICK ...

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Horn wins WBO welterweight title defense against Corcoran

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Jeff Horn followed up his contentious WBO welterweight title win over Manny Pacquiao with a successful first defense on Wednesday against Gary Corcoran. The Australian former school teacher won by technical knockout in the 11th round when the referee stopped the fight with Corcoran bleeding from a deep cut above his left eye. … FOX Sports Digital ...

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Ravens' defense falls apart in 4th quarter against Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) It was a familiar feeling for Terrell Suggs and the Baltimore Ravens. The Pittsburgh Steelers, in dramatic fashion, clinched the AFC North title for the second consecutive season at home against their rivals. This time, Chris Boswell kicked a 46-yard field goal with 42 seconds to play for a 39-38 comeback win against the Ravens o… FOX Sports ...

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Cardinals ride defense, 4 FGs to drop Titans

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Phil Dawson hasn’t had the greatest season and missed another field goal on Sunday. He made the other four, though, all the offense the Arizona Cardinals needed in a 12-7 victory that knocked the Tennessee Titans out of first place in the AFC South. Dawson connected from 47, 23, 32 a… FOX Sports Digital PLEASE CLICK ON ...

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Deion Jones, defense keep Falcons in playoff hunt

12:16 AM ET ATLANTA — A swarm of bright red submerged Deion Jones as he held the ball tightly in the end zone. The Atlanta Falcons linebacker, decked out … www.espn.com – NFL PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Zidane must patch up Madrid's defense for tough Sevilla game

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Zinedine Zidane has a big problem. The Real Madrid coach is facing an important match against Sevilla on Saturday with his defense in tatters. Marcelo, at left back, will be Zidane’s only first-choice player in Madrid’s back four and defensive midfield position. A loss would leave Madrid at risk of falling… FOX Sports Digital PLEASE CLICK ON ...

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