• Eli Manning's return to Giants' starting lineup not exactly triumphant
Eli Manning's return to Giants' starting lineup not exactly triumphant

The 30-year-old has already missed one game this season, but he has started all 11 of the contests in which he has played. The Giants made their first in-season head coaching change since 1976 when they ousted McAdoo last Monday, with their season in disarray and many fans and former players livid over the clumsy benching of Manning the previous ...

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  • Blitzboks disappoint as Kiwis win Cape Town Sevens
Blitzboks disappoint as Kiwis win Cape Town Sevens

That result, coupled with winning in Cape Town, gave the Kiwis an early lead in the overall standings with 41 points, two more than South Africa . "I'm so proud of how the boys played this weekend and last weekend", he said. Trailing 7-12 at half-time, the New Zealanders hit the front with tries to Koroi and Joe Webber then kept the Blitzboks sc...

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  • Josh McCown leaves Jets' game vs. Broncos in third quarter
Josh McCown leaves Jets' game vs. Broncos in third quarter

His 27-yard completion down the left sideline to Cody Latimer was the key play in the march that ended with a 31-yard field goal by Brandon McManus . Broncos Country has been waiting since October for another Broncos win - and they finally got it on Sunday. Their first series of the second half was a 13-play drive that lasted more than 6 minutes a...

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  • Eagles QB Carson Wentz Suffered A Knee Injury Against The Rams
Eagles QB Carson Wentz Suffered A Knee Injury Against The Rams

That's what happened Week 14 in Los Angeles , as Wentz exited late in the third quarter after taking a hard hit on a touchdown run that was ultimately called back. His counterpart, Jared Goff , threw for 199 yards and two touchdowns, as the two teams took turns delivering knockout blows throughout the afternoon.

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  • Alan Shearer trolls Arsenal after their draw vs Southampton
Alan Shearer trolls Arsenal after their draw vs Southampton

Other than Mustafi, the Gunners have no other injuries to speak of, not including Santi Cazorla . The Arsenal manager declared his only responsibility was to the club's needs, not the global aspirations of the players nor the national head coaches.

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  • Minnesota Vikings plan to 'violently show up' against Cam Newton
Minnesota Vikings plan to 'violently show up' against Cam Newton

Thielen could have had a much bigger day, but he dropped a four-yard touchdown and then caught it two plays later but the refs then overturned the touchdown on review because of a Thielen bobble. For the Panthers, this isn't a must-win game, but it's certainly close . Their game Sunday will be a tough task as they try and accomplish that goal.

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  • Everton boss Sam Allardyce hits back at Jurgen Klopp following derby stalemate
Everton boss Sam Allardyce hits back at Jurgen Klopp following derby stalemate

Lacking their usually clinical prowess in front of goal, Mohamed Salah's first-half opener was eventually cancelled out by a Wayne Rooney penalty. Speaking to Sky Sports' Patrick Davison after the game, we saw a spiky Klopp as he demanded to know the interviewer's take on the spot-kick before laughing ironically when it was suggested that, by t...

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  • Watch Josh Gordon score his first touchdown in four years
Watch Josh Gordon score his first touchdown in four years

A 12-play, 70-yard drive on the Browns' first possession of the second quarter ended with Kizer flipping a shovel pass to running back Duke Johnson for 7 yards and a touchdown. Isaiah Crowell's 18-yard run to start the drive set the tone. The Browns are still looking to secure their first win of the 2017 season. That's when the bottom fell o...

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  • Middle school boy breaks down in tears after being bullied
Middle school boy breaks down in tears after being bullied

T.I offered words of encouragement, urging Keaton to not allow his cowardly bullies to make him feel that he isn't good enough. Kimberly posted a brief explainer about the situation along with the video . Walker said that he hoped to raise awareness to bullying in schools. People are demanding change and celebrities are tweeting in support ...

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  • Raiders WR Cooper leaves with leg injury
Raiders WR Cooper leaves with leg injury

If video of the sequence doesn't do Cooper's discomfort justice, audio certainly will. It's been a sub-par season for Cooper, who entered Week 14 with 42 catches for 499 yards and five touchdowns. Cooper crushed the Chiefs in the Raiders' 31-30 victory earlier this season with 11 receptions for 210 yards and two touchdowns. He did not play in O...

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  • Texans Fail, Allow Tom Savage to Return to Game After Obvious Concussion
Texans Fail, Allow Tom Savage to Return to Game After Obvious Concussion

Celek had a big play earlier in that drive on a 61-yard reception on third down. His 41-yard field goal with 3:50 left in the fourth quarter put the 49ers up two scores. Fox's camera's showed Savage laying prone on his back attempting to roll over with his arms locked at 90 degree angles with his hands shaking in a manner similar to that of a per...

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  • Bills erupt in celebration with fans after overtime win vs. Colts
Bills erupt in celebration with fans after overtime win vs. Colts

In a ideal world, the Colts could possibly get the ball back with 10-to-15 seconds to go in the half, but they still would not be anywhere close to field goal range. Obviously, the conditions were less than normal, but the Colts had come into Sunday having yet to allow more than 100 total rushing yards in each of their last 5 games (the first tim...

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  • Ronda Rousey, former UFC star, 'finalizing' a deal with WWE
Ronda Rousey, former UFC star, 'finalizing' a deal with WWE

And it seems like the first ever female UFC Champion will embark on a different adventure as two people close to her told USA TODAY that she's finalising a switch to WWE. The blond batterer hasn't yet made her plans known and hasn't officially retired from the octagon, but UFC poohbah Dana White said last week he hopes Rousey has called it a day.

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  • Sharma closes in on maiden tour win at Joburg Open
Sharma closes in on maiden tour win at Joburg Open

It was a good start and I just tried to keep going from there". "I'm really happy that I did". Davidse, 28, was quick to recover from a dropped shot on the sixth and went on to make further gains on the eighth, 12th, 14th and 17th before ending a productive day in style by holing a huge birdie putt on the 18th.

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  • Newcastle United announce Atsu injury return ahead of Leicester clash
Newcastle United announce Atsu injury return ahead of Leicester clash

Leicester City are a good side but they are nowhere near the team that won the Premier League. Dwight Gayle rifled home what the Magpies would have hoped to have ultimately been the equalising goal , but an own goal from Ayoze Perez meant that they succumbed to a 3-2 defeat and saw their terrible run of form continue.

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  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte reacts to West Ham defeat
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte reacts to West Ham defeat

When you have this task it is impossible to think that you are in the title race. "If you want to stay in the race for the title in the first part of the season you can only lose once or twice". 'I think you can justify the defeat against Man City as we played after two days (after the Atletico Madrid game) but then when you lose to Crystal Pala...

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  • Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor in talks for April showdown
Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor in talks for April showdown

Twitter reacts to the bonkers speculation linking Manny Pacquiao to a boxing matchup with the UFC's lightweight champion, Conor McGregor . "If we can negotiate it, I have no problem. The match would also be the first fight of any kind for either fighter in some time. As far as boxing goes, Diaz has trained in the sport for years alongside h...

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  • Cavs' Derrick Rose has bone spur in ankle, happy to be back
Cavs' Derrick Rose has bone spur in ankle, happy to be back

This season is no different, even playing alongside LeBron James . The conversations were described as "positive", and the team said he will report to its Cleveland Clinic Courts training facility. "It won't be in the next few games or nothing like that, so just got to see how he takes to treatment". Rose said he has a bone spur in his left ankl...

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  • Veteran Actor Shashi Kapoor Passes Away At 79
Veteran Actor Shashi Kapoor Passes Away At 79

He has acted in several hits like - Deewar, Sharmeelee, Kabhie Kabhie, Namak Halal and Kaala Pathar and passed away with prolonged illness. "He had kidney problems". He started acting in plays written and directed by his father, Prithviraj Kapoor. Kapoor and wife Jennifer Kendal together led to the foundation of the iconic Prithvi Theatre in ...

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  • Army takes on Navy in Philadelphia on WHNT
Army takes on Navy in Philadelphia on WHNT

Army topped Navy 14-13 to win the 118th meeting between the two rivals. But soon thereafter, the Midshipmen got the ball back and Perry streaked through a crease on the right side of the line and sprinted for a 68-yard touchdown to give Navy the lead.

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  • Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins the Heisman Trophy
Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins the Heisman Trophy

The ACC's two-time Player of the Year had his Heisman steam pick up with his consistent play through the year. He is OU's sixth Heisman victor, joining Billy Vessels (1952), Steve Owens (1969), Billy Sims (1978), Jason White (2003) and Sam Bradford (2008).

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  • California declares state of emergency over massive wildfire
California declares state of emergency over massive wildfire

There is no word on containment at this time, Cal Fire said. Twenty-nine horses died at a ranch in Sylmar, the Los Angeles Times reported . Blake Chow reminded Southlanders that red flag parking restrictions were still in place in the Hollywood and West Los Angeles areas, which are meant to keep streets open for firefighting equipment.

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  • Tre'Davious White says Rob Gronkowski's 1-game suspension is 'a joke'
Tre'Davious White says Rob Gronkowski's 1-game suspension is 'a joke'

I mean, there was a lot of frustration and I was just really frustrated at that moment and it just happened naturally through emotions. He could of broke my neck. Gronkowski was one of three National Football League players suspended for illegal hits this past weekend. "Headache. Busted my lip, stuff like that.

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  • Record Scorer Banned For World Cup After Cocaine Abuse
Record Scorer Banned For World Cup After Cocaine Abuse

He was initially suspended for the last two World Cup qualifying matches, which saw Peru overcome New Zealand to qualify for Russian Federation 2018. This makes him ineligible to play in the 2018 World Cup competition in Russian Federation.

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  • West Ham will not cancel Joe Hart loan deal - David Moyes
West Ham will not cancel Joe Hart loan deal - David Moyes

We have got a couple of cup games, we have got an incredibly busy period, what if we got an injury, who would we play? Former West Ham striker Cole, who is now without a club, claimed that Moys should continue to play Adrian instead of Hart rather than waiting for the ex-Shrewsbury Town stopper to return to his best form.

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  • Mario Cristobal expected to be named permanent head football coach for Ducks
Mario Cristobal expected to be named permanent head football coach for Ducks

Willie Taggart has agreed to become Florida State's next football coach. It didn't take long for the interim tag to be removed, thanks in part to near unanimous support from the players. When Oregon hired Taggart to replace Mark Helfrich, he was the first Oregon coach to come from outside the staff in more than four decades. OR went 7-5 this se...

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  • Giancarlo Stanton Vetoes Trade That Would Have Sent Him To Cardinals
Giancarlo Stanton Vetoes Trade That Would Have Sent Him To Cardinals

According to ESPN.com, a deal for Stanton between the Yankees and the Derek Jeter-led Marlins ownership group would likely include Jacoby Ellsbury (owed $21.1 million in 2018) or Chase Headley ($13 Million) to help NY shoulder Stanton's deal, which pays him $25 million next season.

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  • Cubs lose out to Angels in Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes
Cubs lose out to Angels in Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes

Assuming Ohtani, who will sign a minor-league deal, is in the majors at the time, the Rays will see him twice, during a May 17-20 visit to Anaheim and in a July 31-Aug. Ohtani will serve a dual role with the Angels, not only pitching but hitting on a regular basis. A fourth-round pick by Colorado in 2004, Iannetta spent parts of six seasons with ...

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  • Brussels out - UEFA switch EURO 2020 games to London
Brussels out - UEFA switch EURO 2020 games to London

Sports minister Tracey Crouch added: "With matches being played across Europe, for the 60th anniversary of the competition, it will be a very special tournament and I know that we will give fans a warm welcome when they visit England's iconic national stadium".

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  • LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball sign with agent to play basketball overseas
LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball sign with agent to play basketball overseas

That information comes from LaVar Ball . Then his father, LaVar, pulled him for home-schooling. Unfortunately for LiAngelo , the National Basketball Association is not almost as high on his potential as his brothers'. "He was going to struggle with the explosiveness and athleticism college basketball brings compared to high school". The sen...

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  • Tennessee fans react joyously after Jeremy Pruitt hire
Tennessee fans react joyously after Jeremy Pruitt hire

Two years later, Pruitt joined the Tide coaching staff as a graduate assistant. He will take over for Butch Jones, who the Vols fired on November 12 following a 50-17 loss to Missouri. "Probst thought Prattville was the better team, but "(Pruitt) schemes up the ideal plays and we block two punts that led to touchdowns. In 2007, Alabama hired ...

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  • Duke's Jahlil Okafor gets his wish; where is he headed?
Duke's Jahlil Okafor gets his wish; where is he headed?

Okafor had fallen out of the Sixers rotation with Joel Embiid , Amir Johnson , and Richaun Holmes all slotted ahead of him in the depth chart at Center. At minimum, starting or coming off the bench, Okafor should play a fair amount for the Nets. Already loaded with forwards, Trevor Booker will have to find a way into the 76ers rotation.

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  • South Korea welcomes Russia's Olympics announcement
South Korea welcomes Russia's Olympics announcement

For purposes of comparison, there were 232 Russian athletes at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Richard McLaren, whose reports into Russian doping provided much of the basis for Tuesday's decision, told CNN that the scandal was a "sad commentary on sport", but added that he was pleased his work had been confirmed by the IOC.

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  • Roger Goodell signs contract extension as National Football League commissioner, per report
Roger Goodell signs contract extension as National Football League commissioner, per report

While the specifics of the deal are not mentioned in the memo, part of what drew the ire of Jones was the incentives and salary Goodell was asking for - namely a near $50 million salary and access to a private jet for life. "I'm happy that it's over". Blank said the owners will have a more direct line to Goodell going forward, including a session...

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  • Austrian court legalises same-sex marriage, declaring all other laws discriminatory
Austrian court legalises same-sex marriage, declaring all other laws discriminatory

BBC News noted that since the Netherlands became the first country to legalize gay marriage in 2001, 15 other European nations, many in Western Europe, have moved to do the same. Same-sex marriage is legal in 25 countries. Civil partnerships, it added, will be open to both gay and straight couples, while the words "two people of different sex" w...

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