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Falcons' Matt Ryan wanted NFC Championship game 'decided on the field'

Falcons' Matt Ryan wanted NFC Championship game 'decided on the field'

Sports
Feb. 6 (UPI) - His team wasn't in the NFC Championship game, but Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan told UPI that he wishes the bout "would have been decided on the field." Ryan was referencing the mistakes made by officials in the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles Rams' overtime win against the New Orleans Saints on Jan. 20 in New Orleans. Referees pocketed their whistles during a Drew Brees pass to Tommylee Lewis. Rams cornerback Nickell Robey Coleman arrived early during the sequence, decking the Saints pass-catcher before the ball arrived. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said last week that Robey Coleman should have been flagged for the play, which would have awarded a first down to the Saints and given them a chance to score a touchdown instead of settling for a field goal after no...
2019 McDonald's All-American Game rosters unveiled

2019 McDonald's All-American Game rosters unveiled

Sports
Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The McDonald's All-American rosters were unveiled on Thursday, as some of the elite prospects in the country earned recognition and a trip to the 42nd annual McDonald's All-American Game. Five schools have multiple commits selected to play, with Arizona, Kentucky, Duke, Florida and Villanova each sending two. Players headlining the boy's game include James Wiseman (No. 1 ESPN, No. 1 247Sports), Anthony Edwards (No. 5 ESPN, No. 4 247Sports), Cole Anthony (No. 2 ESPN, No. 3 247Sports), Vernon Carey (No. 3 ESPN, No. 2 247Sports) and Jaden McDaniels (No. 6 ESPN, No. 5 247Sports). Overall, 13 programs represent the rosters, including six uncommitted players. Anthony is the top unsigned prospect remaining in the 2019 class. It's the first time in the game's history that three p...
Fossil shark named after 80s video game

Fossil shark named after 80s video game

Science
A newly discovered species of ancient shark has been named after a 1980s arcade game.The shark swam in the rivers of what is now South Dakota, US, about 67 million years ago, living alongside iconic dinosaur species such as T. rex. It's been named Galagadon, after the 1981 Japanese-US game Galaga, because its teeth resemble the spaceships in the game.The specimen is described in the Journal of Paleontology. "It may seem odd today, but about 67 million years ago, what is now South Dakota was covered in forests, swamps and winding rivers," said co-author Terry Gates, from North Carolina State University.The tiny teeth - each measuring less than a millimetre across - were discovered in the sediment ...
Super Bowl XLIII to XS: Game Day Strategies for Healthy Snacks

Super Bowl XLIII to XS: Game Day Strategies for Healthy Snacks

Health
 Julie Upton, RD, is ready for a healthy Super Bowl.  By Julie Upton, RD Over 100 million Americans will watch Super Bowl 44 on Sunday, February 7, 2010.  As the New Orleans Saints take on the heavily favored Indianapolis Colts, many fans will mindless much through hours and hours of football coverage.  As the number one snack food occasion of any day of the year, the four food groups of the NFL are: 1) chips and dips; 2) wings and blue cheese dressing; 3) pizza; and 4) beer.Super Bowl parties begin with the pregame and continue to the postgame reports, which can last six or more hours. Some of the game-day foods' stats are as impressive as the stats of the t...
England 3-0 USA: Gareth Southgate’s vibrant young side excel in Wayne Rooney’s final Three Lions game at Wembley

England 3-0 USA: Gareth Southgate’s vibrant young side excel in Wayne Rooney’s final Three Lions game at Wembley

Sports
THANK ROO AND GOODNIGHT While much of the attention was on the former Manchester United forward, the future looks bright for England Wayne Rooney may well have missed out on a final goal for England, but Gareth Southgate will be delighted after watching the Three Lions beat the USA 3-0 at Wembley. Goals in the first half from Jesse Lingard and Trent Alexander-Arnold effectively killed off the game as a contest as the visitors head’s dropped. Alexander-Arnold celebrates his first goal for England Callum Wilson finally got his debut goal before being withdrawn after several missed opportunities in the game. The latter wrapped up victory on a night that also saw Lewis Dunk and Alex McCarthy make their international bows, with 18-year-old J...