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Vikings pick up 5 additions to Pro Bowl, including Cousins

January 21, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - The NFL announced Tuesday that quarterback Kirk Cousins, defensive end Everson Griffen, fullback C.J. Running back Dalvin Cook, defensive end Danielle Hunter and safety Harrison Smith were originally selected for the exhibition Sunday in Orlando, Florida. With San Francisco reaching the Super Bowl, defensive end Nick Bosa, fullback Kyle Juszczyk, tight end George Kittle and cornerback Richard Sherman automatically dropped out from the 49ers. That opened spots for Griffen, Ham, Rhodes and Atlanta tight end Austin Hooper. Chark (Tyreek Hill), Tennessee quarterback Ryan Tannehill (Patrick Mahomes), Jacksonville defensive end Josh Allen (Frank Clark) and Tennessee defensive tackle Jurrell Casey (Chris Jones).

Ovechkin’s 2nd straight hat trick lifts Caps past Isles 6-4

January 18, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Jakub Vrana scored the go-ahead goal with 2:30 left to help the Capitals extend their wining streak to four games. Brady Tkachuk had a goal and assist and was on the winning side for the first time in four games against older brother Matthew. Anton Khudobin started in goal for Dallas, but was pulled early in the second period after allowing four goals on 17 shots. Devils goalie Cory Schneider started for the first time since Nov. 8 and was chased late in the second period. BLACKHAWKS 6, MAPLE LEAFS 2TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Toews had two goals and two assists, and Chicago won its fourth straight.

Ovechkin scores 3 times in Capitals’ 5-2 win over Devils

January 16, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Fired up, Ovechkin scored twice on Louis Domingue before the Devils starter exited after the first period with a lower-body injury. The Capitals put up three more on Cory Schneider, who was making his second relief appearance in as many games. FLAMES 2, MAPLE LEAFS 1, SOTORONTO (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk scored the only goal of the shootout, leading Calgary to the win. DALLAS (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin scored a tiebreaking goal in the second period, and Linus Ullmark made 28 saves to lead Buffalo to its season-best third straight win. Jamie Benn scored the Stars’ goal in the second period.

Titans stun Ravens, head to AFC title game with 28-12 win

January 11, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - When he was done leading Tennessee into the AFC championship game Saturday night, he did a lengthy victory lap around the Baltimore Ravens' home, slapping hands and taking selfies with Titans fans. Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs against Baltimore Ravens free safety Earl Thomas (29) during the first half an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill, left, speaks with Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson after an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. Jackson was better than in his previous playoff game, a wild-card loss to the Chargers last year. Ravens: Their superb season and 3 1/2 months of winning are over and they head into the off-season way early than expected.

More quarterbacks are using their hands to catches passes

January 10, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. Deshaun Watson caught a 6-yard TD pass from wideout DeAndre Hopkins in a 28-22 win over New England on Dec. 1. Andy Dalton, Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel were the only other quarterbacks to catch passes in 2019 but their receptions came on tipped balls they threw. All of these plays began in shotgun formation because quarterbacks aren't eligible to catch passes if they line up under centre. Drew Brees once caught a TD pass from LaDainian Tomlinson for the San Diego Chargers.

Heisman reunion: 5 winners suit up for Ravens-Titans matchup

January 8, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - “I wouldn't say we're getting dressed and going out on the field and saying, 'Oh man, there's five Heisman Trophy winners out there.' Winning the Heisman Trophy automatically makes the recipient part of a very special club. That's why the modern football world has never before seen five Heisman winners in uniform at the same NFL game. Like Jackson, Griffin wasn't even aware he was on the brink of sharing in a historic moment. “If no one told me there were five Heisman Trophy winners in the game, it wouldn't click for me,'' RG3 said.

“M-V-P!”: Ish Smith’s 27 help Wiz top no-Kemba Celtics 99-94

January 6, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Boston Celtics guard Brad Wanamaker (9) was charged for a foul against Washington Wizards guard Garrison Mathews, back, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Washington. “If it was a two-game season, I would have to agree with the crowd: MVP,” Wizards coach Scott Brooks said with a smile afterward. “It's a great example of playing a guy when he's in a great groove,” Stevens said about Smith. Washington Wizards guard Jordan McRae (52) goes to the basket past Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Washington. Asked to explain, Smith replied: “Now we're getting it: We're communicating.”UP NEXT:Celtics: Host San Antonio on Wednesday night.

2019 AP NFL All-Pro team rosters and voting

January 3, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Gray, New OrleansResults of the AP NFL All-Pro balloting:OffenceQuarterbackLamar Jackson, Baltimore, 47; Russell Wilson, Seattle, 3. Tight EndGeorge Kittle, San Francisco, 33; Travis Kelce, Kansas City, 17. Right TackleRyan Ramczyk, New Orleans, 30; Mitchell Schwartz, Kansas City, 13; Lane Johnson, Philadelphia, 3; Trent Brown, Oakland, 2; La'el Collins, Dallas, 1; Brian O'Neill, Minnesota, 1. CornerbacksStephon Gilmore, New England, 50; Tre'Davious White, Buffalo, 38; Richard Sherman, San Francisco, 10; Marcus Peters, Baltimore, 1; Marshon Lattimore, New Orleans, 1. SPECIAL TEAMSPlacekickerJustin Tucker, Baltimore, 34; Josh Lambo, Jacksonville, 11; Wil Lutz, New Orleans, 3; Harrison Butker, Kansas City, 2.

Big screen still beckons

January 2, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Former Manitoban Matthew Rankin debuts his wonderfully comic historical feature fantasia, The Twentieth Century Saturday, Jan. 11 at Cinematheque. Female directors are having their yearFrom small indies to big studio releases, 2020 is looking to be a glass ceiling-shattering year for female filmmakers, across all genre lines. Patty Jenkins, the woman who got the ball rolling with her 2017 opus Wonder Woman, returns with Wonder Woman 1984 (June 5) starring the returning Gal Gadot. Finally, Bob’s Burgers: The Movie (July 17) brings the trials and tribulations of TV’s Belcher family to the big screen... as a musical, naturally. Greed (Feb. 21), directed by Michael Winterbottom, stars Steve Coogan as a narcissistic billionaire who refuses to suffer the consequences of his actions.

NFL Today, Week 17

December 29, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - — Matt Ryan, Falcons, was 30 for 51 for 313 yards and a touchdown in Atlanta’s 28-22 overtime victory over Tampa Bay. — Joe Mixon, Bengals, had 26 carries for a career-high 162 yards and two touchdowns in Cincinnati’s 33-23 win over Cleveland. — Mike Boone, Vikings, had 17 carries for 148 yards and a touchdown in Minnesota’s 21-19 loss to Chicago. ... Detroit rookie quarterback David Blough, New England linebacker Elandon Roberts and Atlanta tackle Ty Sambrailo each had touchdown receptions in Week 17. Henry is the first Titan to lead the NFL in rushing since Chris Johnson had 2,006 yards in 2009.

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