12:45 AM ET NEW ORLEANS — Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank gave coach Dan Quinn a vote of confidence after Thursday’s 31-17 loss dropped the Falcons to 4-7 and all but ended their playoff hopes. Blank expressed total faith in Quinn, who guided the Falcons to the 2016 Super Bowl. “Absolutely. We love our coach,”
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3:00 AM ET England 116 for 2 (Jones 53*, Sciver 52*) beat India 112 (Mandhana 34, Rodrigues 26, Knight 3-9, Gordon 2-20, Ecclestone 2-22) by eight wickets Nat Sciver muscles a shot during her half-century Getty Images Eight wickets in hand, 17 balls remaining. Margins of victory can occasionally mislead, but this wasn’t one of those
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12:13 AM GMT Wallabies defence coach Nathan Grey has hit back at claims from All Blacks boss Steve Hansen that something is not right about Australian rugby. Hansen was responding to an article in the New Zealand media claiming the world champions struggled against northern hemisphere sides this year due to a one-sided Bledisloe Cup
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11:57 PM ET NEW ORLEANS — Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said leading into Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints his team couldn’t afford to look ahead at the big picture in terms of the playoffs. After Thursday’s 31-17 loss, the Falcons need to start looking ahead toward 2019. The sense of urgency was
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11:21 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 And look what we’ve got here. The Dallas Cowboys have overtaken the Washington Redskins for first place in the NFC East. The Cowboys’ 31-23 victory on Thursday over the Redskins left the
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11:34 PM ET NEW ORLEANS — Who was Dat?! Quarterback Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes to four different undrafted players on Thursday night as the New Orleans Saints beat the rival Atlanta Falcons 31-17 for their 10th straight victory. The Saints are the first team in the Super Bowl era to have four different
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11:31 PM ET ARLINGTON, Texas — With a banged-up offense, the Washington Redskins needed more from their defense. Instead, they failed to deliver. And what they got instead was the blame from safety D.J. Swearinger. The fiery Swearinger did not talk after a 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans last week. He had plenty to
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11:40 PM ET A bus carrying members of the Washington marching band rolled over on its way from Seattle to Spokane in advance of Friday’s Apple Cup against Washington State, according to John Bryant of the Washington State Patrol. There were no serious injuries reported, but between 20 and 25 students were taken to local
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