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MIAA high school football playoff matchups and game times

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Here are the quarterfinal matchups for the 2017 MIAA state football tournament. Note that times are subject to change.

Five things to watch tonight in Patriots vs. Falcons

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FOXBORO — Despite their respective inconsistencies, the Patriots and Falcons still possess the two most talented rosters in the NFL, and they’ll put them on display tonight at Gillette Stadium in a highly anticipated Super Bowl LI rematch.

Silverman: Recent history proves Red Sox skippers get swamped by choppy seas

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The Red Sox will soon officially name a new manager, the 47th of their 116-year history. Ranging from a high of 2,007 games (Joe Cronin, 1935-1947) to a one-game stint from Rudy York in 1959, the average tenure of a Red Sox skipper is 324…

Murphy: It’s fast forward for Kyrie Irving and the Celtics without Gordon Hayward

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The season, and sometimes a career, can end in a flash.

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World champion Stuhec set to miss Olympics after ACL tear

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TYROL, Austria — World champion skier Ilka Stuhec is almost certainly out of next year's Winter Olympics after seriously injuring her knee in a training incident.

Merseyslide: Liverpool, Everton fall to north London clubs

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LONDON — Final score: North London 9, Merseyside 3.

Latest from NFL: Drew Brees intercepted twice by Packers

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The Latest from week 7 of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern):; 1:36 p.m. The New Orleans Saints are off to an awful start against the Green Bay Packers.

AP Top 25: Notre Dame cracks top 10; Michigan drops out

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Notre Dame cracked the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season, coming in at No. 9, and Michigan fell out of the rankings for the first time in two years.

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Kane scores twice as Tottenham beats Liverpool 4-1 in PL

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LONDON — Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham dismantled a defensively deficient Liverpool to win 4-1 Sunday at Wembley Stadium in front of a record Premier League attendance of 80,827.

Del Potro beats Dimitrov to win Stockholm Open

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STOCKHOLM — Juan Martin del Potro won his 20th career title Sunday, beating Grigor Dimitrov in a successful title defense at the Stockholm Open.

Jay Gruden prefers if Carson Wentz went to the Browns

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PHILADELPHIA — Jay Gruden would rather coach against Carson Wentz once every four years instead of twice each season.

Dzumhur beats Berankis to win Kremlin Cup

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MOSCOW — Damir Dzumhur recovered from a second-set slip to beat Ricardas Berankis and win the Kremlin Cup on Sunday.

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Host Garcia wins Andalucia Valderrama Masters

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SOTOGRANDE, Spain — Tournament host Sergio Garcia won the Andalucia Valderrama Masters after shooting 4-under 67 Sunday in the final round.

VTB Kremlin Cup Results

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SundayAt Olympic StadiumMoscowPurse: Men: $745,940 (WT250); Women: $790,208 (Premier)Surface: Hard-IndoorSinglesMenChampionship

Usain Bolt surprised by the fitness of F1 drivers

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AUSTIN, Texas — The fastest man in the world finally got a chance to get up close to some of the fastest cars in the world.

Milan's Bonucci shown 1st red card in Italy decided by VAR

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MILAN — Leonardo Bonucci has been shown the first red card in Serie A decided by the video assistant referee (VAR).

Nice loses 2-1 at home to Strasbourg for 6th defeat

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PARIS — Nice is the surprise team of the French league once again, this time for the wrong reasons.

Wondering who stays and goes, Yankees turn toward 2018

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NEW YORK — No more chances for another comeback. That's it, the Baby Bombers are out.

Jim Watson, crew member for Martin Truex Jr., dies at 55

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Jim Watson, one of the crew members for NASCAR star Martin Truex Jr., died Saturday night of a heart attack while in town for the playoff race at Kansas Speedway. He was 55.

Earnhardt dismisses talk about past for future fatherhood

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. would much rather talk about the future than the past these days.

Julian Edelman memoir 'Relentless' available this week

BOSTON — Julian Edelman may be out of the New England Patriots lineup with a season-ending knee injury, but fans can still get their fill of the star receiver when his new book goes on sale.

Atletico ends winless run by beating Celta 1-0 in Spain

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BARCELONA, Spain — Atletico Madrid broke a four-game winless streak across all competitions after eking out a 1-0 win at Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Sunday.

Fournette out for Jaguars vs. Colts, Packers shuffle O line

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Leonard Fournette, the NFL's second-leading rusher, will not play for the Jacksonville Jaguars against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

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Bonucci's red card could end up costing Montella his job

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ROME — Leonardo Bonucci's latest lapse in concentration may end up costing Vincenzo Montella his job at big-spending AC Milan.

Arsenal beats Everton 5-2 to increase heat on Ronald Koeman

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LIVERPOOL, England — Ronald Koeman's job security was further eroded Sunday when Everton slipped into the Premier League's relegation zone with a 5-2 home loss to Arsenal.

Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson out for season with injured knee

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OXFORD, Miss. — Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

Koeman unsure of Everton future after 5-2 loss to Arsenal

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LIVERPOOL, England — Ronald Koeman doesn't know if he'll remain Everton manager after a 5-2 loss to Arsenal saw his team slip into the Premier League's relegation zone on Sunday.

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Cologne, Bremen's wait for 1st Bundesliga win continues

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BERLIN — Cologne and Werder Bremen played out a goalless draw that left both sides still searching for their first win after nine rounds of the Bundesliga on Sunday.

Scolari leads Guangzhou to 7th Chinese title in a row

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World Cup winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari led Guangzhou Evergrande to a seventh successive Chinese Super League title on Sunday with a 5-1 win over Guizhou Zhicheng at Tianhe Stadium.

Inglese's brace bolsters case for January move to Napoli

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ROME — Roberto Inglese bolstered his case for a January move to Serie A leader Napoli with a brace in the Verona derby Sunday, helping Chievo to a 3-2 win.

How the Patriots and Falcons match up

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Karen Guregian breaks down tonight’s matchup:; Defense Edge: Falcons; Special Teams Edge: Patriots; Passing Edge: Patriots; Rushing Edge: Even; Coaching Edge: Patriots Skinny — Tom Brady and the Pats have lost two prime-time games at home…

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Murata beats N'Dam to win WBA middleweight title

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TOKYO — Japanese boxer Ryota Murata defeated France's Hassan N'Dam by technical knockout on Sunday to win the WBA middleweight title.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Possible playoff matchups

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The MIAA is meeting this morning to finalize the playoff football matchups for next weekend. For those who haven't taken advantage of it throughout the year, here is Jim Clark's up-to-the-minute rankings: http://www.bostonherald.com/sports…