Atlanta Falcons head into the NFC Championship Game on a roll

Coincidentally, the Falcons gave up 32 points to New Orleans in both regular season games. The star amateurs from the Pix Populi football picks game are down to the final 3, the top two in the winners bracket and one player waiting in the losers ... More..

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by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Slow start for Egypt at the Africa Cup of Nations

Ghana are the leaders after the first round of matches in Group D at the Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana tops the group with three points with Mali and Egypt both on a point each after they played out a g...More..

Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell, Ladarius Green
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell, Ladarius Green

Ben Roethlisberger . and Matt Ryan. The New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers have each appeared in the Super Bowl eight times during each team's franchise history. The Patriots were paced offensivel...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

San Francisco 49ers to offer head coach position to Kyle Shanahan

Under any job-performance review, Shanahan would have to labeled as a smashing success with only the final chapter left to be written, ironically in the last game ever at the Georgia Dome. It's by no means a gu...More..

Bottas not guaranteed 2018 Mercedes seat
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Bottas not guaranteed 2018 Mercedes seat

The 27-year-old Finn has made 77 starts and achieved nine podiums in his career so far, but expect those numbers to rise once the season begins in Melbourne. "I certainly have not lost any of my enthusiasm for ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Islanders fire coach Jack Capuano

The New York Islanders fired coach Jack Capuano on Tuesday in the midst of a poor season for the club. Capuano, 50, has had a frustrating season after leading the Islanders to the franchise's first playoff ...More..

Roger Goodell will not be at Sunday's Patriots-Steelers game
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Roger Goodell will not be at Sunday's Patriots-Steelers game

Oh, you know, where the New England Patriots play. Goodell was, after all, the commissioner who imposed a four-game suspension on quarterback Tom Brady at the start of the season. Perhaps not so coincidentall...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Cowboys' RB Ezekiel Elliott unhappy with National Football League investigation

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the rookie received another round of questions from the league within the last month, meaning their investigation into an ex-girlfriend's claim of assault is not closed. Elli...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Carmelo Anthony vents frustration about future with Knicks

Anthony signified he doesn't want to be a Knick if Jackson doesn't want him following another bad loss, a 116-101 blowout to the Raptors at Air Canada Centre on Sunday, which put the Knicks at 18-23 at the seas...More..

Conte reveals why Costa did not play against Leicester City
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Conte reveals why Costa did not play against Leicester City

It was Conte who, after taking charge in the summer, convinced the striker to stay with the Blues and reject interest from his former club Atletico Madrid. He said: "I don't know". "I can take the risk abou...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Chinese FA limits number of foreign players in match day squad

The CFA said it would also be taking action to curb the "recent appearance of irrational investments and the payment of high transfer fees and salaries for domestic and foreign footballers". The soccer watchdog...More..

Bottas replaces Rosberg at Mercedes, Wehrlein to Sauber
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Bottas replaces Rosberg at Mercedes, Wehrlein to Sauber

It's definitely another dream come true, to race in another team with such great history - especially in recent years, which have been so impressive. "For us, you don't want to stand in the way of a driver wh...More..

Trump transition team says it asked DC National Guard general to stay
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Trump transition team says it asked DC National Guard general to stay

National Guard since 2008, responsible for the operational readiness and command and control of the District's Army and Air National Guard units and 2,700 troops. Unlike in states, where the governor appoints t...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Justin Thomas continues dominance at Sony Open

The long-hitting Thomas, a victor in two of his last three PGA Tour starts, also recorded seven birdies and three bogeys to post a 17-under total of 123 in the first full-field event of the year on the U.S. Oly...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Messi and Suarez score as Barcelona routs Las Palmas 5-0

That soon changed when Messi tapped in in the 52nd minute after a poor mistake from Las Palmas goalkeeper Javi Varas. Barcelona should have doubled their lead in the 21st minute when Messi picked out Rafi...More..

James DeGale suffers perforated eardrum, loses teeth against Jack
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

James DeGale suffers perforated eardrum, loses teeth against Jack

Jack's promoter Floyd Mayweather Jr. showed no interest in staging a rematch between him and DeGale. "James DeGale is a hell of a fighter, but tonight he didn't win", said Mayweather. Jack's punches were ju...More..

Joel Matip: Liverpool withdraw defender from Man Utd squad
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Joel Matip: Liverpool withdraw defender from Man Utd squad

Matip, who was set to return at Old Trafford after an ankle injury, has been in dispute with Cameroon over his availability for the Africa Cup of Nations. 'We need to get an answer as quick as possible'. "I...More..

Algeria held despite Mahrez star turn, Senegal win
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Algeria held despite Mahrez star turn, Senegal win

It was a match they were very much expected to win. The crowd were barely given time to blink before Algeria raced into attack and Mahrez broke Zimbabwe hearts by firing in from the edge of the area with an e...More..

Mohammad Hafeez to Lead Pakistan in Second ODI Against Australia
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Mohammad Hafeez to Lead Pakistan in Second ODI Against Australia

Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez scored 72 and Shoaib Malik posted 42 not out as the visitors passed the target with 2.2 overs to spare. The news was shared by the Pakistan Cricket Board, who also claime...More..

Pochettino concerned by Vertonghen injury
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Pochettino concerned by Vertonghen injury

We need to wait to assess him better on Sunday or Monday. He said that Spurs were playing much better than they were at this stage a year ago, with nine more points and nine more goals than they had after 2...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid

Watch the goals below ... Stevan Jovetic netted a dramatic late victor as Sevilla ended Real Madrid's 40 match unbeaten streak with a 2-1 victory. However, the bad blood from that match boiled over as forme...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Will give befitting reply to ceasefire violations: General Bipin Rawat

Whatever complaint they have, they can address it through the excellent grievance redressal mechanism we have. The Army Chief's remark comes in the backdrop of videos released by three different jawans on soc...More..

Diaco hire is official; new D-coordinator highest paid Husker assistant ever
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Diaco hire is official; new D-coordinator highest paid Husker assistant ever

Diaco comes to Nebraska after three seasons as the head coach at the University of CT. The hire has yet to be made official, but Smith's personal Twitter account had been changed Friday to reflect his new pos...More..

Costa-Less Chelsea Sink Champions Leicester
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Costa-Less Chelsea Sink Champions Leicester

He was our battery, with N'Golo we played with 12 players". The defending champs now sit in 15th place in the league table, and have won only one game in their last five. "We'll come back, don't worry". Chel...More..

Thomas (59) leads Swafford by three at Sony
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Thomas (59) leads Swafford by three at Sony

Starting his round on the par-four 10th, Thomas holed out from the fairway for an opening eagle, but immediately gave a shot back with his only bogey of the day at the tricky 11th. Duval, 27 at the time, was th...More..

Porter to return to Steelers coaching staff for Kansas City game
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Porter to return to Steelers coaching staff for Kansas City game

Porter, who coaches the outside linebackers, still faces summary disorderly conduct and summary public drunkenness. District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. Mr. Del Greco said Porter "has in fact apologized fo...More..

by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino admits a difficulty at Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham will be looking to keep the pressure on the top two in the Premier League when they entertain West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane on Saturday lunchtime. Mauricio Pochettino's biggest decision wi...More..

Floyd Mayweather rules out fight with UFC star Conor McGregor
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Floyd Mayweather rules out fight with UFC star Conor McGregor

White explained that Mayweather's last pay per view buys were under 400K, whereas Conor's last two came in at over a million each. Crucially, McGregor attained a boxing licence last month, granted by the Cali...More..

The FAQ: AFC Divisional Round - Steelers at Chiefs
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

The FAQ: AFC Divisional Round - Steelers at Chiefs

Over the past 20 years no team has made the Super Bowl with less than 24 forced turnovers. "If we come out of stadiums healthy and Bell does what he does, I'm fine with that". "I can tell you if you don't hav...More..

Eugenie Bouchard reaches semi-finals — WTA Sydney
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Eugenie Bouchard reaches semi-finals — WTA Sydney

It will be a rematch of October's final in Beijing, which Radwanska won, while she also defeated Konta in their only other meeting in Cincinnati last summer. The unseeded Czech, who has now lost seven straight ...More..

by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Former England, Watford manager Taylor dies, aged 72

Every match in all three divisions of the Football League will begin with a minute's applause for Graham Taylor in a mark of the widespread regard in which the former England manager was held. It was with Lin...More..

Tom Brady admits he hates playing against Vince Wilfork
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Tom Brady admits he hates playing against Vince Wilfork

While Floyd has only played in two games for the Patriots since being claimed off waivers on December 15th, he has given New England a physical presence at wide receiver they have not seen in many years. Noth...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

CRYSTAL PALACE, Allardyce: "I'm planning for BENTEKE not to leave us"

Allardyce said: "Unless the chairman knows any different from me, Christian Benteke is not for sale". Allardyce was said to be open to letting the Belgium worldwide leave in order to finance his January spend...More..

Dimitri Payet wants out of West Ham; manager says he's going nowhere
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Dimitri Payet wants out of West Ham; manager says he's going nowhere

Dimitri Payet has gone from a West Ham hero to a West Ham villain after it was reported that he is refusing to play for the Hammers . Payet's departure would be a major blow for West Ham , whose first sea...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Trump to Meet with AT&T Execs About Time Warner Deal

A source briefed on the matter said Stephenson was holding meetings with the Trump transition team to discuss the company's planned $85.4 billion merger with Time Warner. In October, during a campaign rally, he...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Transfers to Swansea City

The right-footed winger signed a two-and-a-half year deal after completing his medical but will not feature in Saturday's Premier League clash with Arsenal at the Liberty due to a slight calf injury. Clement, m...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

West Ham determined not to lose Chelsea target Michail Antonio

Attack: Conte will nearly certainly recall top scorer Diego Costa after resting him last week with Michy Batshuayi dropping back to the bench despite getting on the score-sheet against Peterborough. Up front h...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association to expand World Cup to 48 teams in 2026
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Federation Internationale de Football Association to expand World Cup to 48 teams in 2026

The US men's national soccer team has been a regular at recent World Cups. Meanwhile, the Americans are now dead last in qualifying for 2018. For years, nations in Asia and Africa have been complaining that t...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Packers vs. Cowboys Point Spread: NFC Divisional Round Odds

The Green Bay Packers hope to make two stops in the Lone Star State this post-season - in Dallas to beat the Cowboys on Sunday and in Houston to win Super Bowl 51 next month. "You can't drop passes in the end...More..

Things To Know About New Denver Broncos Head Coach Vance Joseph
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Things To Know About New Denver Broncos Head Coach Vance Joseph

The meetings went well enough for the Broncos to push forward in the process, leaving Joseph prepared to remain in Denver for the final stages of negotiations rather than fly to San Diego for an interview on ...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Allen Iverson is coming back to the basketball court

Former NBA player and NBPA deputy executive director Roger Mason Jr. will serve as president and commissioner. Iverson is set to be one of eight head coach/players in the BIG3 league, according to The Vertic...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Packers' Nelson has "at least two" broken ribs

McCarthy says jordy Nelson had rib injury will rehab until Saturday practice. "And, then Saturday, if he can practice, then he may have a chance " to play Sunday. Cobb then caught five passes for 116 yards and...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

USA captaincy delights Furyk

Jim Furyk has been announced as us captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris, while Davis Love will take on the vice-captaincy role. "I don't want to say no, but also, my main focus and what I...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Dick Vitale Defends Grayson Allen After Florida State Incident

He finished with 9 points, five assists and left the game with about six minutes remaining after being tied up for a rebound, and did not return. Xavier Rathan-Mayes, who Allen tripped last season spoke on his ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Ruthless Steven Adams leads OKC demolition of Chicago Bulls

Shockingly, neither Westbrook nor Butler managed to score any points through the first six minutes of the game. Bulls: Visit Washington on Tuesday night, beginning a stretch with three of four on the road. ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Nets waive draft bust Anthony Bennett, 2013's No. 1 pick

The change in scenery didn't help, as the Timberwolves waived Bennett in September of 2015. His best season came two years ago with the Knicks when averaged 5.9 points and 4.4 rebounds over 68 games, including ...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo named player of the year at Federation Internationale de Football Association awards
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo named player of the year at Federation Internationale de Football Association awards

And Ronaldo , himself a two-time victor, says his younger namesake is a worthy recipient after a year in which Cristiano's goals helped Madrid to the Champions League title and Portugal to glory at Euro 2016...More..

No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 2 Clemson
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 2 Clemson

Behind tailback Bo Scarbrough's two touchdown runs, the Tide built an early 14-0 lead and led 24-14 entering the fourth quarter. In a battle with alcoholism, Sarkisian is hoping he can make things right. Kiffi...More..

by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Texans' Bill O'Brien happy for next possible Jags' coach Doug Marrone

The Jaguars also have reportedly hired Doug Marrone as their head coach, a position for which Coughlin interviewed. Marrone coached the Jaguars final two game after Gus Bradley who was sacked on December 18 a...More..

Lionel Messi to The Rescue, But Barcelona Lose Ground on Real Madrid
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Lionel Messi to The Rescue, But Barcelona Lose Ground on Real Madrid

Instead, the most prominent story linking Rakitic with a move to City comes from his native Croatia. Jutarnji report that the classy midfielder will move to England in a move worth somewhere around £50 millio...More..