• Alabama & Clemson share coaching & college football playoff history
Alabama & Clemson share coaching & college football playoff history

Alabama had a chance to grab control early, but Clemson's defense was up to the challenge and kept the Crimson Tide's points to a minimum. The second version produced three lead changes in the final five minutes, and the play with one second remaining - a two-yard touchdown pass - brought unparalleled joy across much of the Piedmont, because the ...

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  • USA Hockey Announces Rosters for the Olympics
USA Hockey Announces Rosters for the Olympics

Team USA opens Olympic play at 2:40 a.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 11 against Finland, followed by a 7:10 a.m. game against Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation on Tuesday, Feb. Roe played for the Huskies from 2007-11 and now plays professionally in Europe. Tony Granato , who played in the 1988 Olympics and coaches at Wisconsin, will be behind the ...

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  • DeMar DeRozan scores Raptors record 52 points in win over Bucks
DeMar DeRozan scores Raptors record 52 points in win over Bucks

The Bucks (19-15) were visiting Toronto for the first time since the opening round of the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs, when the talented young squad led by 6-foot-11 phenom Antetokounmpo got the NBA's attention by going up 2-1 on the favoured Raptors before Toronto won in six.

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  • Pep calls for player protection after injuries to de Bruyne, Jesus
Pep calls for player protection after injuries to de Bruyne, Jesus

He wrote: "Today I went through an image exam on my left knee that diagnosed a small medial collateral ligament injury!" "We wish Gabriel a speedy recovery and we will keep you updated on his progress via the club's official channels". Manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping he will be fit for the FA Cup third-round tie with Everton and the league ga...

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  • Saints lose to the Bucs, host Panthers in the playoffs
Saints lose to the Bucs, host Panthers in the playoffs

The playoff-bound Saints (11-5) entered the day hoping to clinch their first NFC South championship in six years. The New Orleans finished 22 of 30 for 245 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. Kamara's kickoff return broke the team record of 102 set by Eric Guliford in a 38-24 loss at St. Louis in the 1997 season opener and tied the score 7-7...

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  • Titans rule out DeMarco Murray
Titans rule out DeMarco Murray

The Titans will play their final game of the regular season without running back DeMarco Murray . A loss? Well, then things get complicated. At 10-5, the Jaguars have won the AFC South for the first time since...well, ever. I'm still holding out hope on Mariota. No, the Titans didn't find the magic offensive recipe. As previously mentioned...

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  • Bills RB LeSean McCoy carted off with ankle injury
Bills RB LeSean McCoy carted off with ankle injury

The Bills led the Dolphins 10-0 when McCoy exited and now hold a 19-0 advantage. McCoy underwent tests on his ankle, which were returned negative, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports . Before the injury, McCoy ran 11 times for 10 yards. The Ravens lost after Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton threw a 49-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Boyd on fourth-a...

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  • Jon Gruden Is
Jon Gruden Is "Genuinely Interested" In Oakland Raiders Job

Even though he signed a four-year extension last offseason, the Raiders have fallen below.500 in 2017. In 2016, Jack Del Rio led the Raiders back to the playoffs for the first time since the 2002 season, when they went to the Super Bowl and lost to Gruden's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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  • Khabib Nurmagomedov has unleashed on Conor McGregor after UFC 219 win
Khabib Nurmagomedov has unleashed on Conor McGregor after UFC 219 win

Who's this guy? He's wrestling with bears. After a very one-sided 15-minutes, Nurmagomedov took the scorecards on a 30-24, 30-25, 30-25 landslide. "That was my most dominant performance to date", the 29-year-old Dagestan native said afterwards.

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  • Cleveland Browns WR Rashard Higgins catches second TD pass against Pittsburgh Steelers
Cleveland Browns WR Rashard Higgins catches second TD pass against Pittsburgh Steelers

But I think we're at the end of that road. While there were bouts of competency, including a pair of takeaways by the defense and long Kizer hookups to Higgins and Josh Gordon , the Browns simply could not get out of their own way. The Steelers never trailed while beating their closest rivals for a seventh straight time. However, JuJu Smith-Sc...

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  • Costa, Conte speak out as Atletico finally unveil striker
Costa, Conte speak out as Atletico finally unveil striker

And he was finally unveiled as an Atletico player once more on Sunday. "I know there is a lot of competition, that they have a lot of goals in them", said Costa, 29, of the prospect of competing with the likes of Antoine Griezmann and Fernando Torres for a starting berth in Diego Simeone's side.

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  • James Harrison offers explanation for standing alone during anthem
James Harrison offers explanation for standing alone during anthem

He's done talking about his departure from the Steelers. Maurkice Pouncey and Bud Dupree were two of the most vocal players who called him out for antics and even laughed at the notion that Harrison was a mentor for the younger players because he was secretly hoping that wouldn't be better than him.

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  • EPL: Ashley Young charged by FA, faces three-match ban
EPL: Ashley Young charged by FA, faces three-match ban

He should be able to return January 20 against Burnley. Young is likely to receive a three-match ban for the incident, which is a similar fate to the one Burnley's James Tarkowski earned earlier this month after he admitted elbowing Brighton forward Glenn Murray.

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  • Guardiola eyes Sanchez after Jesus injury
Guardiola eyes Sanchez after Jesus injury

But Belgium global De Bruyne was seen walking back to the City dressing room accompanied by two medical staff. Sanchez is available on a free transfer at the end of the season and sources have told ESPN FC that he would favour a move to City.

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  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reacts to West Brom draw and controversial penalty
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reacts to West Brom draw and controversial penalty

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has "little chance" of being fit to play against Chelsea on Wednesday night. The Gunners looked to be headed for three points until Dean stepped in, with Jay Rodriguez equalising from the spot following an alleged handball in the Arsenal penalty box to force a 1-1 draw.

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  • Watch TY Hilton, Jonathan Joseph Trade Punches In Texans-Colts Game
Watch TY Hilton, Jonathan Joseph Trade Punches In Texans-Colts Game

Since their win against the Texans in week 9, the Colts have not won another game. The drive did end with a Colts touchdown that put Indy up 14-13 midway through the third quarter. Although the play didn't seem like it went on long enough for a fight to start, Hilton and Joseph still somehow managed to start one, and the fight actually got pret...

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  • Real Madrid to fire £120M offer at Chelsea for Hazard
Real Madrid to fire £120M offer at Chelsea for Hazard

This was so that, if necessary, he could follow the interest of Real, whom he could see himself playing for. However, Conte, speaking on the eve of his side's match with Stoke City, stonewalled on both counts saying in the case of 26-year-old Hazard whatever was said would not be revealed in public.

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  • Man City to weigh up bid for Sanchez, says Guardiola
Man City to weigh up bid for Sanchez, says Guardiola

That came in a dramatic finish to the match, which saw Ederson save Luka Milivojevic's late penalty to keep City unbeaten in the league this season. "We were lucky in the recent games, and today we will see", Guardiola told reporters. We had problems in the game, but the second half was much better.

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  • Packers last game of season
Packers last game of season

This marked the second meeting this season between the two squads. He put on a show Sunday with seven catches for 104 yards and a touchdown, joining teammate Marvin Jones in the 1,000-yard receiving club. When the job becomes open, keep an eye on Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, a hire that would allow the Lions to keep the offensive ...

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  • Patriots clinch top seed in AFC with win over Jets
Patriots clinch top seed in AFC with win over Jets

Patriots: LB Elandon Roberts was shaken up on a play in the third quarter. New England grabbed a 14-3 lead in the second quarter after Jets penalties kept the Patriots' drive going. Tom Brady didn't have the greatest numbers as he finished with 190 yards and two touchdowns on 18-of-37 passing on a very cold day in the NFL. Tight end Rob Gronkows...

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  • Rick Smith to take leave of absence
Rick Smith to take leave of absence

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter the leave will be to attend to Smith's wife, Tiffany, who was just diagnosed with breast cancer. But on Sunday, moments after the Texans' loss to the Indianapolis Colts , came news that served as a reminder, like Harvey did, that some things are bigger than football.

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  • Australia and New Zealand see in 2018 with spectacular fireworks displays
Australia and New Zealand see in 2018 with spectacular fireworks displays

Celebrations will continue to sweep across the globe with Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and finally the Americas stepping into 2018. In Japan crowds headed towards Tokyo to celebrate the start of 2018 by releasing hundreds of white balloons into the night sky.

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  • Eagles' Nick Foles (rest) done for the day after one quarter
Eagles' Nick Foles (rest) done for the day after one quarter

He rehabilitated his injury all season and was activated Saturday for Sunday's game. If they were inclined to do so, they probably would have made a bigger effort to bring in a third option sometime over the last few weeks. Offensive dud Foles was pretty bad in his four first-quarter drives. That said, there seems to be nearly zero confidence ...

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  • Vikings: 3 Keys to Beating the Bears
Vikings: 3 Keys to Beating the Bears

Now, they have a chance to secure a first-round bye in the playoffs in they can defeat the Chicago Bears on Sunday (10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET, FOX , DirecTV). Over the past two years, only Ezekiel Elliott (22 for Dallas) has more rushing touchdowns in the National Football League than Murray (20, including 12 for Oakland last season).

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  • Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) Shares Sold by Asset Management One Co. Ltd.
Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) Shares Sold by Asset Management One Co. Ltd.

Shares for $3.29M were sold by Palmer C. Michael . Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of MPC in report on Wednesday, November 25 with "Outperform" rating. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru accumulated 1.66M shares. Tctc Holdings Llc, which manages about $1.6...

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  • New Giants GM Dave Gettleman dismisses Marc Ross
New Giants GM Dave Gettleman dismisses Marc Ross

The Giants, for the most part, have sputtered in the draft in recent years despite occasionally striking gold with picks such as Odell Beckham Jr ., Landon Collins , Justin Pugh , and Sterling Shepard . Both Hart and Flowers reportedly arrived at team facilities this week and reportedly told coaches they didn't intend to play in Week 17. He was...

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  • Djokovic withdraws from next week's ATP in Doha
Djokovic withdraws from next week's ATP in Doha

Former number one Novak Djokovic on Saturday withdrew from next week's ATP event in Doha as his long-term elbow injury failed to improve after a recent flare-up. "I want to thank everyone for patience and understanding". The 12-time Grand Slam victor has not played since he was forced to retire against Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals of Wim...

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  • Eden Hazard On Bench - Chelsea Team vs Stoke City Confirmed
Eden Hazard On Bench - Chelsea Team vs Stoke City Confirmed

It is now five matches unbeaten for Chelsea and their 2-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion on Boxing Day took them within a point of second-placed Manchester United in the league. Asked if he would be resting players at the weekend in order to keep them fresh for the Arsenal clash, Conte said: "We have to go game-by-game". If there's one...

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  • Raiders' pursuit of Jon Gruden could include ownership stake
Raiders' pursuit of Jon Gruden could include ownership stake

If they can get Gruden, that percentage will change, dramatically. The report suggests that Gruden could emerge with an ownership stake in the team. Fueling the fire-Koetter movement was the belief that Jon Gruden , who led the Bucs to their only Super Bowl title in the 2002 season and was inducted into the team's Ring of Honor on December 18,...

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  • UFC 219 Betting Odds For Cyborg vs. Holm, Entire Fight Card
UFC 219 Betting Odds For Cyborg vs. Holm, Entire Fight Card

Barboza boasts a 3 fight winning streak and a 13-4 overall record with the UFC but he is still under most people's radar. Before UFC 208, Holm had her worst fight inside of the Octagon, losing by unanimous decision against Valentina Shevchenko.

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  • Nike drop hint at Coutinho's Barcelona transfer
Nike drop hint at Coutinho's Barcelona transfer

The Liverpool playmaker continues to be linked with a move to the Nou Camp and could be subject to a renewed pursuit in the January transfer window . "I have no information about that", he said. The Reds' move to make Netherlands global Van Dijk the most expensive defender of all time was confirmed on Wednesday, drawing a line under one of t...

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  • Bucks beat Thunder on controversial Antetokounmpo…
Bucks beat Thunder on controversial Antetokounmpo…

Thunder players and their coach seemed resigned to their fate. Antetokounmpo said afterward he hadn't seen the play and said he wasn't aware at the time that he might've stepped out of bounds . The six-year National Basketball Association veteran is quietly having his best season since the 2013-14 campaign in which he averaged career-highs in po...

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  • Carlos Carvalhal in focus
Carlos Carvalhal in focus

But he said: "Before the game if you asked 100 people if Swansea will be relegated, 100 people would say Swansea will be relegated". But it is still a small percentage, we are still not in a good position. Both sides were neat in possession but Swansea created no chances, other than Ayew's effort, until the 60 minute, when Gomes easily saved ...

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  • Crystal Palace v Manchester City: Expect goals to flow in the capital
Crystal Palace v Manchester City: Expect goals to flow in the capital

There will no doubt be changes again to the starting line-up but City, as ever, will be confident of getting a victory and hopefully not pick up any more injuries. "Sooner or later, we are going to drop points and we have to see how we react in that moment". The Ivory Coast International has been back to his best after a knee injury kept him out ...

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  • Penn State Faithful Unite In Arizona
Penn State Faithful Unite In Arizona

He said Thursday that even though he is looking forward to facing Washington and its vaunted rushing defense (4 p.m. ET Saturday), he has changed course on how he thinks about his peers and their choice to play or not in postseason games .

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