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Conor McGregor Reports He's Looking For a Conor McGregor Reports He's Looking For a "True Fight" Next
- December 17, 2017

McGregor didn't outright say no, but the Irish phenom did say "I think a true right is what I want to do next". Asked if he had already approached McGregor's handlers to tackle the plan, Pacquiao said: "Initially, but we have not yet had any follow-up conversations". (more...)
Lions break out Rockettes celebration vs. Bears Lions break out Rockettes celebration vs. Bears
- December 17, 2017

Brown isn't the first referee to have to leave the field this season. In each of the last three games , that's true because the Lions must win out and hope the NFC South teams in contention have some losses this month. Umpire Jeff Rice had to be carted off of the field when the New England Patriots played on Sunday Night Football against the Denver Broncos earlier this season. (more...)
Ducks Look To Finish Strong vs Boise State Ducks Look To Finish Strong vs Boise State
- December 17, 2017

Nowhere celebrates the arrival of bowl games more than Las Vegas, which is why it feels appropriate that college football's unique postseason now annually starts here. OR won't have No. 73 on the offensive line for the Las Vegas Bowl. The Ducks didn't have much luck in conference matchups this season, as they posted a meager 4-5 record in Pac-12 play. (more...)
Major League Baseball trade rumors: Tigers sending Ian Kinsler to Angels Major League Baseball trade rumors: Tigers sending Ian Kinsler to Angels
- December 16, 2017

In return, the Angels are sending the Tigers number 20 ranked prospect center fielder Troy Montgomery and number 24 prospect pitcher Wilkel Hernandez . This marks the second big move of the young winter for an Angels team that already added Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani . He has 234 homers and 839 RBIs to go with 225 stolen bases. (more...)
Adrian Peterson Plans to Return Next Year After Season-Ending Neck Injury Adrian Peterson Plans to Return Next Year After Season-Ending Neck Injury
- December 16, 2017

He finished the season with 529 rushing yards on 156 carries between his time with the Cardinals and New Orleans Saints . he scored two touchdowns. It's usually not the best move to give a 32-year-old back 37 carries in a game, and Peterson struggled after that. Then, he fell back to earth, failing to rush for more than 79 yards over the next three games before suffering his neck injury. (more...)
Retired Devin Hester, on if he deserves Hall of Fame nod: 'Absolutely' Retired Devin Hester, on if he deserves Hall of Fame nod: 'Absolutely'
- December 15, 2017

Nineteen of those TD returns came in eight seasons with the Bears , where he also played wide receiver. He alluded to it in his statement announcing his retirement - "Commissioner Goodell, you can put the kickoff back at the 30" - and while the league said the decision to move kickoffs from the 30-yard line to the 35-yard line in 2011 due to player safety concerns, it did have an impact on return scores. (more...)
Bale slams VAR after Club World Cup win Bale slams VAR after Club World Cup win
- December 14, 2017

The woodwork came to Al Jazira's rescue once again in the 69th minute as Benzema's deflected effort from distance crashed against the upright. The match had two goals disallowed by video review, one for each team. With Khasif out of the way, Cristiano Ronaldo equalized courtesy of a tasty assist from Luka Modric. Earlier, Al Jazira produced a scintillating performance to give Spanish giants Real Madrid a scare in the second semi-final. (more...)
Pep Guardiola rules out c-word after setting PL record Pep Guardiola rules out c-word after setting PL record
- December 14, 2017

And in winning 15 in the row, an incredible stat about City boss Pep Guardiola has come about. City broke the 14-game winning streak set by Arsenal in 2002 with a 4-0 thrashing of bottom-placed Swansea on Wednesday night. Salah is now on thirteen league goals for the season and can be backed at a price of 4/1 to win the Golden Boot . 'It's the fact that we feel every single game now is going to be tougher and tougher for everyone when it feels like our opponents have even more will ... (more...)
Giroud earns Arsenal a point in 1-1 draw at Southampton Giroud earns Arsenal a point in 1-1 draw at Southampton
- December 13, 2017

For Southampton , Maya Yoshida and Jack Stephens are among the changes, while Charlie Austin starts another game up front. Giroud's goal was Arsenal's first effort from inside the penalty box in the second half, which is testament to Southampton's discipline and organisation. (more...)
How to Watch Huddersfield Town vs. Chelsea How to Watch Huddersfield Town vs. Chelsea
- December 13, 2017

Willian was asked if Chelsea were back in the race for the title after an impressive win and Hazard had to remind him the gap was eleven points, not 14. We have to try to continue in this way, because my players enjoy to play this type of football, to have this great combination play between our strikers. (more...)
Golf to ignore the rule officials watching at home on TV Golf to ignore the rule officials watching at home on TV
- December 13, 2017

The USGA have moved to scrap one of the most unpopular rules in golf: rules violations pointed out by callers who have watched it on television. A fan had noticed that Thompson placed her ball incorrectly after marking it during a round and called in to report it. (more...)
LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball In Serious Talks With Lithuanian Team LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball In Serious Talks With Lithuanian Team
- December 12, 2017

Suspended UCLA men's basketball player LiAngelo Ball is going to play in Lithuania after a very public feud between his father Lavar Ball and the president over his role in saving his son and two other players from imprisonment in China . (more...)
Kirk Herbstreit invites bullying victim Keaton Jones to College GameDay Kirk Herbstreit invites bullying victim Keaton Jones to College GameDay
- December 12, 2017

They made fun of his nose, as well as the fact that he doesn't have friends. In the clip, Keaton asks his mother: " Just out of curiosity, why do they bully? ". Hailee Steinfeld meanwhile invited Keaton to be her date to the Pitch Perfect 3 premiere. "People that are different don't need to be criticized about it", Keaton said while his mother recorded him. (more...)
Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins 2017 Heisman Trophy Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins 2017 Heisman Trophy
- December 12, 2017

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield accepted the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night with a gracious and emotional speech at the PlayStation Theater in New York City. He has also rushed for 310 yards and another five scores with no fumbles lost. The quarterback was arrested in February and pleaded guilty to three misdemeanors, including public intoxication. (more...)
Mohamed Salah awarded BBC African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah awarded BBC African Footballer of the Year
- December 12, 2017

As the season goes on, and the transfer market continues to explode, with players such as Sergei Milinkovic-Savic being touted for €100m transfers, Liverpool's acquisition of Mohamed Salah for just over £35m looks more and more like a bargain everyday. (more...)
San Francisco 49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo top Houston Texans for second straight win San Francisco 49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo top Houston Texans for second straight win
- December 11, 2017

Yates. The Texans later released a statement and announced that Savage had indeed suffered a concussion and would not return to the game. Upon entering the game, Yates threw a touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins to narrow the gap against the 49ers. (more...)
Russia Will Support Its 'Neutral' Athletes At Winter Olympics, Says Mutko Russia Will Support Its 'Neutral' Athletes At Winter Olympics, Says Mutko
- December 08, 2017

You'll be solidifying the belief that the only risk in running a dirty system is the potential consequences that will fall on individual athletes. It's one of my lasting memories of those Games, seeing his pain and thinking about how much goes into that one day of an athlete's life. (more...)
Messi: Argentina, Masche, the bench… Messi: Argentina, Masche, the bench…
- December 08, 2017

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi , has said he and his Argentina teammates will "have to disappear" if they fail to take their last chance of winning the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. "Criticism went above and beyond what is normal and became personal", he said. The bitterness we feel is because we know what awaits us if we do badly. (more...)
MS Dhoni reunion possible in IPL 2018 MS Dhoni reunion possible in IPL 2018
- December 07, 2017

For the past two seasons of Indian Premier League 2018, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were in suspension and banned for alleged spot-fixing and betting. In the subsequent years, the franchises will be allowed to shell out Rs 82 crore (in 2019) and Rs 85 crore (in 2020). The salary cap for uncapped players has also been increased. (more...)
LaVar Ball pulls LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA LaVar Ball pulls LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA
- December 05, 2017

It goes without saying that LaVar Ball is no stranger to making headlines, especially during his recent spat with President Trump regarding LiAngelo Ball's arrest for shoplifting in China. No word on what this means for the youngest ball brother, LaMelo, who is supposed to be heading to UCLA's basketball program in a couple of years. (more...)
Herm Edwards Doesn't Appear To Know Arizona State's Nickname Herm Edwards Doesn't Appear To Know Arizona State's Nickname
- December 05, 2017

Yes, ASU's mascot is a Sun Devil . During his introductory press conference on Monday, he got a question from a Devils Digest reporter before Edwards, seemingly surprised by the name of the publication, cut him off to make a joke and let him know he's a Christian man. (more...)
Darron Lee a healthy New York Jets scratch vs. Chiefs Darron Lee a healthy New York Jets scratch vs. Chiefs
- December 04, 2017

The Chiefs now host the Raiders in Week 14, facing a crucial stretch of their season in which they face all three of their division opponents in four games. Kelce accounted for 54 of those yards on two catches, the latter coming in the form of a 22-yard scoring reception from Smith. A pair of penalties - one on a fourth-down field goal attempt and another on a third-down incompletion - gifted the Jets first downs inside the Chiefs' 5-yard line. (more...)
Bills vs. Patriots: Tyrod Taylor hurt in blowout loss (10 observations) Bills vs. Patriots: Tyrod Taylor hurt in blowout loss (10 observations)
- December 04, 2017

Sean McDermott's gameplan clearly confused Brady in the first half, but the Bills' offense was unable to capitalize on the opportunity the defense presented. In a 12-9 overtime victory on December 16 of that season, wide receiver David Patten had fumbled along the sideline and was knocked out briefly on the play, but because his head was out of bounds and the ball was still touching him, the Bills couldn't recover it legally . (more...)
Scott Frost Coming To Nebraska Scott Frost Coming To Nebraska
- December 04, 2017

The 42-year-old Frost was a member of national championship teams at Nebraska in 1995 and 1997 and becomes the fifth former Husker to lead the NU football program, and first since Frank Solich. Frost, who previously worked as Oregon's offensive coordinator, passed on other opportunities before taking his first head coaching job at UCF. The state of Nebraska and the Husker program mean a great deal to me. (more...)
FA to 'seek observations' over Pep Guardiola and Nathan Redmond incident FA to 'seek observations' over Pep Guardiola and Nathan Redmond incident
- December 03, 2017

The FA will then decide whether Guardiola , who also encroached onto the pitch to celebrate when Raheem Sterling scored City's 95th-minute victor, should face a disrepute charge following his conduct. The Citizens pipped the Saints to all three points on Wednesday night thanks to goals from Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling, but it was what happened after the match that caught everyone's attention and got everyone talking. (more...)
Tiger Woods Cards Opening Round 69 at Hero World Challenge Tiger Woods Cards Opening Round 69 at Hero World Challenge
- December 02, 2017

He opened with a birdie on the first hole after knocking a wedge to 4 feet, then added two more birdies in the next three holes. Woods had a very solid day and managed to finish with a three-under 69, just three strokes off the current clubhouse leader Tommy Fleetwood . (more...)
McGregor speeds to €400 fine (but can pay in instalments) McGregor speeds to €400 fine (but can pay in instalments)
- December 01, 2017

McGregor (29) had been due in court yesterday morning but sent a solicitor to handle the case in his absence. Irish wrestler Connor McGregor has been fined US$470 (€400) by a court in Dublin over an unpaid speeding fine. You can tell him about my ire. The judge's line of questioning caused laughter in the court before McGregor smiled and confidently said: "140". "If he's making a case he has to be here", Walsh said to McGregor's solicitor , via The Mirror . (more...)
Spartans Off to Omaha For NCAA Tournament Spartans Off to Omaha For NCAA Tournament
- November 30, 2017

UND is 0-4 all-time against the Gophers, including a 3-1 setback in the regular season previous year prior to the 3-0 loss in the NCAA Tournament. The Utes received the No. Minnesota held the No. 7 RPI entering the final weekend of Big Ten play and was ranked No. 8 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association poll. (more...)
Alabama slips to No. 5 spot in fifth ranking of 2017 Alabama slips to No. 5 spot in fifth ranking of 2017
- November 30, 2017

Clemson (11-1) was the No. 1 team in Tuesday's latest playoff rankings. Ohio State is ranked eighth, Penn State is ninth and Southern California is 10th. The No. 8 Ohio State Buckeyes and No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers will meet on Saturday in the Big Ten Championship in Indianapolis. The Knights play Memphis, the committee's 20th-ranked team, on Saturday for the AAC championship. (more...)
Grizzlies Fire David Fizdale Grizzlies Fire David Fizdale
- November 29, 2017

After starting the season strong, the Grizzlies have lost eight consecutive games. J.B. Bickerstaff will assume head coaching duties on an interim basis. Fizdale was sacked on Monday following a run of eight straight losses. The Grizzlies are the second National Basketball Association team to make an in-season coaching change. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United striker should have been banned - Ian Wright Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United striker should have been banned - Ian Wright
- November 28, 2017

The incident was not included in referee Neil Swarbrick's match report and, after reviewing video footage, an FA panel failed to come to a unanimous verdict, meaning the 24-year-old will not be charged. "Unfortunately, not every player is the same". Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku will face no action for his alleged kick at Brighton's Gaetan Bong . (more...)
Andy Murray savagely trolls Donald Trump over Time magazine controversy Andy Murray savagely trolls Donald Trump over Time magazine controversy
- November 28, 2017

The US President was named TIME's Person of the Year in 2016, after his historic - and unexpected - election to the highest office in his land. - Andy Murray (@andy_murray ) November 24, 2017Sports Illustrated called and said I was probably going to be Sportsman of the Year, but it was going to take a long photo shoot and interview. (more...)
Mullen reaches agreement with Florida Mullen reaches agreement with Florida
- November 27, 2017

Former Mississippi State Athletic Director Scott Sticklin is now Athletic Director at Florida and has reportedly been in contact with Mullen about the position. Mullen has two connections to Florida. Mullen helped develop quarterbacks Alex Smith , Tim Tebow and Dak Prescott . Foley didn't interview Mullen for either of his most recent failed football hires - Muschamp and McElwain - and those decisions have sent the Gators football program to a spiral of irrelevancy. (more...)
Manchester City defeat Huddersfield, set record Manchester City defeat Huddersfield, set record
- November 27, 2017

Guardiola, whose side have dropped points in just one of their 13 Premier League games this season, said: "We said that we needed this situation to happen - you have to live it, to be in trouble". Trailing to Nicolas Otamendi's first half own goal, City were in danger of a first defeat of the season against fired-up opponents on a freezing afternoon in Yorkshire. (more...)
Relief for Arsenal as extra-time penalty secures win against Burnley Relief for Arsenal as extra-time penalty secures win against Burnley
- November 27, 2017

ARSENE WENGER believes the referee was "100 per cent" correct in awarding his side a last minute penalty as Arsenal left it late to beat Burnley . Alexis Sanchez and Nacho Monreal had first half chances for the Gunners, with the latter skying a shot over the bar with vigor. (more...)
England probe Bairstow-Bancroft clash England probe Bairstow-Bancroft clash
- November 27, 2017

The England and Wales Cricket Board has said that it has spoken to Bairstow after claims about an alleged incident involving Bancroft. The comments, which centred around the pair telling Bairstow "we know what you did to our mate in Perth " might have contributed towards a careless stroke from one of England's best batsmen as they crashed to near defeat. (more...)
Only one team can catch Manchester City after the weekend's results Only one team can catch Manchester City after the weekend's results
- November 27, 2017

Klopp was at the centre of a furious double Anfield bust-up on Saturday. However the forward and Klopp were involved in an argument as soon as the clash ended. "We made a few changes and had a few (crosses) flash across the box". "It's not too cool to have conceded". In the first-half Chelsea again had to grow into the game, starting slowly and failing to break Liverpool's press, with the Reds accumulating 68% possession. (more...)
Donald Trump says he'll play golf 'quickly' before getting back to work Donald Trump says he'll play golf 'quickly' before getting back to work
- November 27, 2017

Negative reports from a variety of sources continue to dog Trump, such as when Billy Baldwin took to Twitter on Thanksgiving Day to accuse Trump of hitting on his wife, Chynna Phillips , claiming that Trump crashed Chynna's birthday party at the Plaza Hotel years ago and attempted to get Chynna to leave on his helicopter to Atlantic City, as reported by the Inquisitr . (more...)
Florida teen wanted in connection with grandmother's death captured at Canadian border Florida teen wanted in connection with grandmother's death captured at Canadian border
- November 27, 2017

When he got home, he discovered what deputies said was "evidence of foul play" and "potential criminal violence", including a damaged safe that contained firearms. Mott's mother Carrie Campbell-Mott released the following statement after learning her son was in custody, CBS affiliate WJAX reports: "We are relieved he is safe and in custody and we just ask for everyone to give us time to sort out what happened. (more...)
Vols finalizing deal to make Greg Schiano head coach Vols finalizing deal to make Greg Schiano head coach
- November 27, 2017

So what's the reaction from the Volunteers fan base in hearing about their new head coach? Schiano has been the defensive coordinator for the Ohio State Buckeyes since 2016. Tennessee fired Butch Jones on November 12 after they dropped to 0-6 in SEC play. The Volunteers then lost their final two games to finish 4-8 overall and 0-8 in the conference. (more...)
Chip Kelly Named UCLA Head Football Coach Chip Kelly Named UCLA Head Football Coach
- November 26, 2017

After all, few have done a more impressive job in turning a program into a national power than Kelly executed at OR and, even with two relatively unsuccessful NFL stints, there is every reason to believe that he will be a quality option at the college level again. (more...)
What the heck is going on with Derrick Rose? What the heck is going on with Derrick Rose?
- November 25, 2017

Rose, who signed with Cleveland in the offseason to become part of LeBron James' supporting cast, has been inconsistent as he continues to battle injuries, and the setbacks reportedly are weighing on him. He missed four games initially, then returned and played five games before being sidelined again. The Cavs desperately need guards - at least until Isaiah Thomas returns - but given how far Rose has fallen on the court, his absence won't be too devastating a blow. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Shares His Theory On Why Mohamed Salah Flopped At Chelsea Jurgen Klopp Shares His Theory On Why Mohamed Salah Flopped At Chelsea
- November 25, 2017

In these circumstances you feel a bit afraid, a bit scared, but the captain was very good". Only one day to prepare for the game. "And I think all of the players, we all switched off a little bit and we thought that at 3-0 it was going to be a little bit hard for the opposition [to come back]". (more...)
Oscar Pistorius has prison term increased for murder of Reeva Steenkamp Oscar Pistorius has prison term increased for murder of Reeva Steenkamp
- November 25, 2017

Pistorius, a gold medal-winning athlete, is known as the "Blade Runner" for his carbon-fibre prosthetics. Pistorius was sentenced to five years for culpable homicide in 2014. It is unclear whether Pistorius will appeal the latest decision to South Africa's Constitutional Court. He has served a year and five months of his murder sentence. (more...)
Ibrahimovic leaves door open to new Man Utd contract Ibrahimovic leaves door open to new Man Utd contract
- November 23, 2017

With a goal and an assist in a 4-1 comeback win, Pogba was the man of the match and his overall display helped United find a level they have struggled to reach during his two-month absence. Stating that: "Football was waiting for you", it is clear to see the opinion that Maradona holds of Ibrahimovic, and like many, is delighted to see the enigmatic figure return to playing. (more...)
FC Basel vs. Manchester United, live stream FC Basel vs. Manchester United, live stream
- November 23, 2017

United have reached the knockout stages in 16 of their previous 20 Champions League appearances. Needing only one point to ensure victory in the group, United twice struck the frame of Basel's goal late in the first half through a Marouane Fellaini header and Marcos Rojo's deflected shot from 35 meters (yards). (more...)
Chip Kelly to decide between UCLA and Florida Chip Kelly to decide between UCLA and Florida
- November 23, 2017

The Gators have been conducting a head coaching search since firing Jim McElwain earlier this season. The paper says Kelly is considering the head coaching jobs at UCLA and Florida, but rebuffed interest from Tennessee and, "is believed to have turned away interest from Nebraska ". (more...)
Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos - 11/26/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos - 11/26/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- November 22, 2017

While an official announcement isn't expected to come until tomorrow, Josh Alper of ProFootballTalk reports that the Broncos have made a decision to replace Osweiler with Lynch for their Week 12 matchup against the Oakland Raiders . The Broncos need clarity at the position, and on Lynch specifically, as they plan for the offseason. Over the small sample size, Lynch threw for 497 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. (more...)
Major League Baseball drops death penalty on Braves, bans John Coppolella for life Major League Baseball drops death penalty on Braves, bans John Coppolella for life
- November 22, 2017

Former Braves general manager John Coppolella has received a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball. The Dodgers, Angels and other teams have exceeded their bonus pools for signing global amateurs at various times, well aware that the result would be a severe reduction on what they could offer worldwide amateurs for the subsequent two years. (more...)
Denver Broncos fire offensive coordinator, former Ute Mike McCoy Denver Broncos fire offensive coordinator, former Ute Mike McCoy
- November 21, 2017

He was sacked after last season and returned to Denver under new coach Vance Joseph. It seems likely the move to Musgrave could also coincide with another quarterback change - 2016 first-rounder Paxton Lynch was active and in a No. Whether this decision was made exclusively by Joseph or he's following Elway's orders remains to be seen - though the latter possibility shouldn't be discounted. (more...)