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Tottenham thrashes Swansea 5-0 in Premier League


Craig Burley praises Tottenham's response vs. Swansea, while Bob Bradley is in desperate need of a win. It was the culmination of a special week for the England worldwide as he put pen to paper on a bumper new contract that will see him remain at White Hart Lane until 2022, but he did admit to being disappointed not to have grabbed a third goal against the Swans. Read More »

Formula One champion Nico Rosberg to retire


Over his career, Rosberg racked up 23 race wins, 30 pole positions, 20 fastest lap records and one world title. Issuing a statement thorough his social post Rosberg said since 25 years it was his dream to world champion and now that he has done it through sacrifices, hard work he feels like on top of mountain. Read More »

September games played big role in football columnist

Seriously, think about this. Southern California and Penn State followed two hard paths to reach a remarkable reunion eight years later in the Rose Bowl. Central kickoff in Glendale, Ariz. The Huskies' only loss was to 10th-ranked Southern California and its nonconference schedule featured FCS Portland State, Rutgers and Idaho. Read More »

Mayfield, Oklahoma top Oklahoma St. 38-20 to win Big 12

The Heisman candidate had a great day, even though he had to finish Bedlam without top target Dede Westbrook. Oklahoma quarterback , Baker Mayfield , was named the victor of the Burlsworth Trophy on Monday for the second-straight season and becomes the first two-time victor of the award. Read More »

NFL moves Buccaneers-Cowboys to prime time Dec. 18

Right now, the Cowboys have a great chance of getting the NFC's number one seed. The Falcons went for two to attempt to stretch their lead to a field goal, but Ryan's pass was intercepted by Eric Berry , who took it the other way for two points. Read More »

Red Sox exercise 2018 option on manager Farrell's contract

That strategy can be dissected another time - and it will be, soon. The Red Sox won 15 more games in 2016 (93) than they did in 2015 (78), marking the largest improvement among any team in the majors last season. Dombrowski would like for his eighth-inning acquisition to have closing experienced but said it's not a necessity. Now he's under contract through the one after next. Read More »

Canada finishes 13th at Dubai Sevens

But it was a struggle for the world series and Olympic champion. New Zealand , 12-times world series champions, only made the knockout phase as one of the best third-placed sides and Forbes said his team were "hurting" after finishing fifth at Rio. Read More »

Tiger Woods admits long-awaited return has been a rollercoaster


Hideki Matsuyama captured his fourth title in the past two months yesterday by holding off reigning British Open champion Henrik Stenson to win the Hero World Challenge by two strokes. On a day the gusting winds caught nearly everyone out - defending champion Bubba Watson hitting four bogeys and a triple on his way to three over 75 - Matsuyama looked like he was playing on a different course from the rest of the field. Read More »

No. 8 Penn St. rallies to beat No. 6 Wisconsin 38-31


It was the first Nittany Lions' lead of the game. Penn State won the game, 38-31. The Badgers would turn Penn State over on downs after forcing an errant throw. And McSorley wasn't the only one putting on a show. "It's win-win, best of both worlds", said receiver Saeed Blacknail, who had two touchdown catches Saturday. Read More »

Pats' Gronkowski to have back surgery

It means more work for Martellus Bennett, the other tight end, the guy they brought in to recreate that fantastic two-tight end offense they used to have. The Patriots said Gronkowski sustained a hit to the chest November 13 against Seattle that resulted in a pulmonary contusion to his lung. According to a statement released on Patriots website, Gronk experienced a significant back and leg pain after he takes an early hit during their game against the Jets. Read More »

49ers' Chip Kelly says he's not returning to Oregon

The year ended with the Ducks first loss since 2007 to in-state rival Oregon State. The 49ers are 1-10 in Kelly's first season. The Ducks were 37-16 under Helfrich, reaching the national championship game in his second season, 2014. The program's options are to entice a sitting Power Five coach - perhaps a Dan Mullen from Mississippi State or Jim McElwain from Florida - or dip into the Group of Five, whether Western Michigan's P.J. Read More »

Jose Mourinho disappointed with Luke Shaw injury

Jose Mourinho said he would accept being sent off twice in the space of a month but only if all other managers are treated the same. Now he concedes that may not happen and even admits the next time United are champions may be after he has left the club. Read More »

Watson can make a final Heisman statement at ACC title game


Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente is the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year in a vote of members of the Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Media Association (ACSMA). There is no clear cut Heisman Trophy favorite. "Just in terms of his maturity level and intelligence and toughness, in terms of showing up every single day and giving it all he's got". Read More »

Liverpool FC paired with Southampton in EFL Cup semi-final


The first-leg ties will be played w/c 9 January, with the second leg on w/c 23 January. Manchester United will take on Hull City in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup , while Liverpool will face Southampton . The other semi-final will see Manchester United play Hull. United were paired with Premier League strugglers Hull City after defeating West Ham United 4-1 at Old Trafford, three days on from a 1-1 league draw between the teams at the same venue. Read More »

Zidane's son scores as Madrid routs Leonesa 6-1 in Copa

Despite resting some of their key players, they are still going to be a strong team as they have huge depth in their squad. "The idea is for Casemiro to play tomorrow". The Spanish champions' struggles in La Liga followed them to Segunda B side Hercules as a much-changed side made it three domestic games without a win after a disjointed performance. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp concerned by Liverpool star's performance: I'm afraid this could happen

They are a football-playing side and they will force us into a lot of things so we need to work hard in these games. "But we only bring him when we want to use him". Wijnaldum crashed a shot against the post before Origi, who had been guilty of wanting too many chances in the penalty area, finally made a decision to keep it simple and slid in at the near post to convert Trent Alexander-Arnold's cross. Read More »

Grizzlies lose game, players against Charlotte


TSN's Toronto Raptors beat reporter Josh Lewenberg checks in with news and notes from practices and game-day shootarounds. The Grizzlies made a run early in the third, but the Hornets had an answer each time. Hornets F Marvin Williams missed his second straight game with a hyperextended left knee. On the surface, it would seem the Raptors - ranked 22nd in the National Basketball Association in defence - had taken a step in the right direction in Monday's 122-95 win over Philadelphia, but the ... Read More »

Manning, Giants down Browns 27-13 for 6th straight win


Rookie receiver Sterling Shepard not only failed to catch a pass for the first time this season, he also was not targeted. They double-team the New York Giants wide receiver in a variety of ways. McCown finished 25-of-43 for 322 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions. With the Giants (8-3) slogging through a game where they seemed to be playing down to Cleveland's level, Pierre-Paul helped NY open a two-touchdown lead and avert disaster with his third career touchdown - maybe ... Read More »

Woods 'not dead', says itching to return in Bahamas

We look at this great player, but hes not seeing the same stuff in his own mind. Team USA vice-captain Tiger Woods talk at the 13th green during the practice round for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota, September 28, 2016. Read More »

Spurs win ninth straight game, 112-100 over the Wizards

It took Westbrook 605 career games; James did it in his 1,000th game. If Westbrook can keep these averages in the 30-10-10 range for just one more game, which would only require four rebounds according to ESPN's Royce Young , he'll become the first player since Oscar Robertson in 1963-64 to be averaging a triple-double in December. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 99: Gegard Mousasi defeats Uriah Hall


The fight evolved mostly on the feet, and it was a fairly even bout. He's a nice guy. UFC's event "Mousasi vs. Hall 2" held its early weigh ins today inside the Clayton Hotel in Belfast, Northern Ireland. After the fight, Mousasi says he wants to fight for the title or at least fight in a title eliminator fight against another of the top ranked middleweights. Read More »

Gomes' own goal gives Stoke win at Watford in Premier League


When he played, even when he didn't score, he played as well as the whole team has done. "When he went out of the team we had an honest conversation about things he needs to improve on if he wants to be successful in this league", Hughes said at his pre-match news conference. Read More »

"He Is My Blood Brother"-But Which Brother Starts the Iron Bowl?"

That's how head coach Gus Malzahn has always wanted it, and that's how offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee plans it out. "We've not made that call yet", Malzahn said Wednesday on the SEC media teleconference. "It means that I won't be as exhausted, I hope", Johnson said of Pettway's potential return. And it means, when you get another 1,000-yard rusher back, that's obviously a huge deal. Read More »

Jose Mourinho ponders bid for West Ham star Payet


Bilic has dropped regular keeper Adrian following some costly blunders and finally handed Republic of Ireland worldwide Randolph, who joined the Hammers from Birmingham in May 2015, the chance to prove he can be No. So, it would surely take something special to tempt him away already, far more special than simply moving to a team such as West Ham . "When you are such an extremely good player, basically the best player and captain of Manchester United and England, when you play good, ... Read More »

Atlanta astronaut eats Thanksgiving dinner in space

Let's face it, NASA's Orion space vehicle does not have enough space to stock up a lot of food supplies required to make it livable like the artificial satellite International Space Station (ISS). He showed off the specialties he'll be preparing in a video this week. Dessert will be both apricot and blueberry cobbler, arranged and put into pouches by scientists at Texas A&M University. Read More »

Sexual abuse in English soccer exposed as victims speak out


The Metropolitan Police service are the latest force to receive information alleging non-recent sexual abuse at football clubs. He calculated that the continuing increase would mean that by 2020, police across the country would be investigating 200,000 cases of child sexual abuse. Read More »

A safe and secure Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

It became a Thanksgiving parade in 1927, and that's also when the giant balloons debuted, replacing live zoo animals. A marching band makes its way down 6th Avenue during the 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in the Manhattan borough of NY, U.S. Read More »

Old Trafford sleepover: United fans hid in bathroom

Who is the better manager? Mkhitaryan has yet to complete 90 minutes for United despite Mourinho's glowing description after signing him. Jose Mourinho believes he is shown a lack of respect by the British media when compared to that offered to Arsene Wenger, a man he claimed had not won the Premier League title for 18 years. Read More »

Montreal Impact, Toronto FC Thriller a Blessing for Soccer in Canada

MONTREAL-A sold out Olympic Stadium crowd of 61,004 witnessed arguably the most important soccer match in Canadian history as the Montreal Impact hung on for a riveting 3-2 win over Toronto FC on Tues., Nov. The pressure of playing in front of almost 60,000 fans at the Big O and a sold out crowd of 30,991 at Toronto's BMO Field in Toronto is high. CenturyLink Field in Seattle created a raucous atmosphere for the home side, with over 40,000 fans in attendance. Read More »