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NFC Divisional Playoffs: Three things to watch in Saints-Vikings

NFC Divisional Playoffs: Three things to watch in Saints-Vikings

The mayor says it's time for payback. As the Saints prepare to take on the Vikings this weekend, the mayors of New Orleans and Minneapolis are engaging in some social media trash talk. Prior to that, the Saints had won four straight against the Vikes, including an overtime victory in the 2009 NFC championship game. He became eligible to practice before the Vikings' Week 17 game, but didn't until the following Tuesday.


Key lineman active in Panthers-Saints playoff clash

Key lineman active in Panthers-Saints playoff clash

Carolina (11-6) almost prevented New Orleans from staying alive in the postseason, turning a late interception of quarterback Drew Brees into a last-ditch effort to steal a victory on the road after twice losing to the Saints in the regular season.


Sturridge offers himself to Inter

Sturridge offers himself to Inter

The 28-year-old frontman has offered his services to the Italian giants in an attempt to to prove both his fitness and form to Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate , according to Tuttosport . West Ham may now have the money to go out and snap up Sturridge, and the Liverpool forward would surely be a great addition to Moyes' side, as they look to battle against the drop.


Israel PM to arrive on Monday on six-day India trip

Israel PM to arrive on Monday on six-day India trip

India and Israel will reaffirm their already strong economic and defence ties, and Netanyahu will also emphasising the bond that the two nations, which celebrated the silver jubilee of their diplomatic relatons a year ago. He said the agriculture and water are the major strategic cooperation areas between the two nations and India will further like to expand the cooperation in these areas.


Michigan State's Miles Bridges makes midseason list for Wooden Award

Michigan State's Miles Bridges makes midseason list for Wooden Award

Players on the list are considered strong candidates for the most prestigious national player of the year honor. Through 14 games so far this season, Nurse is recording career highs in both points (15.0) and rebounds (3.2). Berry, meanwhile, was expected to have a big impact this year after winning the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player honor during the Tar Heels' run to the NCAA Championship last season.