Friday January 19-th, 2018

Packers continue GM interviews with top internal candidate Friday Packers continue GM interviews with top internal candidate Friday

Gutekunst was scheduled to interview for the vacant Houston Texans' GM job and traveled there on Saturday but never interviewed with the Texans because he accepted the Packers' job Sunday, McClain reported. Prior to coming to Green Bay, Gutekunst spe...

NFL Wild Card Betting: Is Bills vs. Jaguars a Total Mismatch? 1/7/18 NFL Wild Card Betting: Is Bills vs. Jaguars a Total Mismatch? 1/7/18

The Jaguars held the Buffalo Bills to 263 total yards in a 10-3 victory in the wild-card playoff round Sunday at EverBank Field. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Saturday evening that McCoy, who is listed as questionable for the game, is likely to p...

A policeman leads the chants at Leeds' FA Cup clash at Newport A policeman leads the chants at Leeds' FA Cup clash at Newport

Saiz, 26, was accused of spitting at a Port Vale player in the Carabao Cup earlier this season but was eventually cleared. Christiansen made nine changes from the New Year's Day draw at Nottingham Forest, but denied he had taken either the competit...

Lanzini's inconsistency is a concern for West Ham Lanzini's inconsistency is a concern for West Ham

Hammers boss David Moyes admitted he was as surprised as anyone to see Obiang rifle home only his third goal for the club. "We have the best goalkeeper in the world and he can't do nothing". The east London outfit are next in action when they f...

Murray, Serena Williams out of Australian Open Murray, Serena Williams out of Australian Open

The three-time Grand Slam champion and former world No 1 has not played a competitive match since he was beaten in the Wimbledon quarter-finals previous year. "After competing in Abu Dhabi I realized that although I am super close, I'm not where I pe...

Real Madrid loses Ramos for injury Real Madrid loses Ramos for injury

Liverpool striker and Egypt's national team star Mohamed Salah won the CAF's best African player of the year in a ceremony held Thursday in the Ghanian capital Accra. "Having said that, like always I'm more interested in what we are going to do tomor...

Monfils wins Qatar Open in 4th appearance in final Monfils wins Qatar Open in 4th appearance in final

I always come back and I finally got it. "So I'm just very happy and very proud". "It (double faults) happens sometimes but, in general, in the important moments I serve well", Rublev said. Rublev looked crestfallen afterwards but has the consolati...

'Keeping Kane away from Real Madrid & Man Utd will be difficult' 'Keeping Kane away from Real Madrid & Man Utd will be difficult'

The England global striker continues to see his profile rise around the world on the back of his remarkable goal-scoring exploits at Spurs . Kane has won the Premier League golden boot two years running and is on course to make it a hat-trick, l...

Rain again washes out quarterfinals at WTA's ASB Classic Rain again washes out quarterfinals at WTA's ASB Classic

Goerges, who defeated Polona Hercog 6-4, 6-4 then Hsieh 6-1, 6-4, is through to her second Auckland final after finishing runner-up two years ago. The set went to a tiebreak, with Goerges up 4-2 at the change of ends and a few minutes later with he...

Leicester City boss Claude Puel confident after Riyad Mahrez talks Leicester City boss Claude Puel confident after Riyad Mahrez talks

Liverpool reportedly contact Leicester City directly to let them know that they are not interested in Riyad Mahrez . But, Leicester face an uncertain month ahead in their bid to retain the player's services, with Arsenal and Liverpool reporte...

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte lashes out at club's transfer policy Chelsea manager Antonio Conte lashes out at club's transfer policy

I don't see a problem but, at the same time, I understand that if some players are not playing with regularity (they want to move). He didn't always play with Real Madrid and Juventus . "A 2-2 draw against Arsenal at Emirates could be a good result ...

LA Clippers' Blake Griffin suffers concussion, won't return against Golden State Warriors

At one point in the first quarter, Steph Curry was outscoring the Clippers , 17-16. Griffin suffered a concussion on a drive to the basket late in the first quarter. Griffin, a 5-time All-Star, has already missed 14 games this season with a spra...

Jon Gruden still won't say he's the next Raiders head coach Jon Gruden still won't say he's the next Raiders head coach

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the organization will sign Gruden to a 10-year contract, the longest in National Football League history, that will be worth approximately $100 million dollars when it is made official. Gruden told ESPN earlier thi...

Florida rallies in last minute to upend Missouri Florida rallies in last minute to upend Missouri

And while Florida did grab a lead before halftime, it was down by a significant margin late in the contest and found itself tied with Mizzou after making a couple of free throws with 22.2 seconds left to play. Florida: After a spotty non-conference...

Rams' 4 biggest causes for concern against the Falcons on Saturday Rams' 4 biggest causes for concern against the Falcons on Saturday

Atlanta is the playoff savvy team here but they are a much different team and I think the Rams just have the swagger this season and with Gurley good to go I think he makes the difference and gives the Rams a close cover. Second-year quarterback Jar...

Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger Given Touchline Ban For Referee Outburst Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger Given Touchline Ban For Referee Outburst

Speaking shortly after the match, Arsene Wenger , whose side now seat sixth on the EPL table; five points behind fourth placed Liverpool and 23 points behind league leaders Manchester City , said that he would've gone home and probably committed ...

Marcus Mariota completes touchdown pass to himself

Chiefs defensive back Darrelle Revis batted the ball in the air, and Mariota smoothly caught it and dived into the end zone for six points. Mariota is the first player in the Super Bowl era with a pass TD and receiving TD in a single playoff g...

Chiefs' Travis Kelce (concussion) will not return to Saturday's game Chiefs' Travis Kelce (concussion) will not return to Saturday's game

He surpassed 1,000 receiving yards for the second consecutive season, and was named to a third straight Pro Bowl. The Chiefs scored a touchdown on the drive, extending their lead over Tennessee to 21-3 at halftime. This is the first game played und...

Halep cruises into Shenzhen final with victory over Begu Halep cruises into Shenzhen final with victory over Begu

The Russian will return to the top 50 next week with the Australian Open looming at the end of the month, but she failed to reach her second final since returning last April after a drugs ban. "I'm just taking it tournament by tournament and of cours...

Panthers, Saints set to make it a trilogy in National Football League playoffs Panthers, Saints set to make it a trilogy in National Football League playoffs

According to Pythagorean Win Expectation (PWE), a metric that evaluates teams based on their season point differential, the Titans played like a 7.4-8.6 team this year. Does it change my mind-set going into the game? No. In December, following an ex...

Omani fans injured as stadium barrier collapses at Gulf Cup final Omani fans injured as stadium barrier collapses at Gulf Cup final

Oman supporters rushed forward to celebrate with their players when the glass barrier shattered, prompting falls and a pile-up of bodies. This took the the match to extra time with the extra 30 minutes seeing a cagey affair with chances few and far...

Titans' DeMarco Murray (knee) officially ruled out for Wild Card Round

Expect the Chiefs to get the Jump on the visitors Saturday and give their fans a home playoff victory, the franchise first since January 1994. Then it'll be up to Mariota and running backs DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry to bully a defense tha...

Figure skating - Tennell, Nagasu and Chen make USA team

Wagner did not tamp down her emotions after Friday's competition. The silver medal for Nagasu brings her career full circle. "I want to be on that Olympic team, and I'm really mad that I'm in this position again". "I feel like I need to stick up fo...

Carolina Panthers closing in on an extension for Ron Rivera Carolina Panthers closing in on an extension for Ron Rivera

The Charlotte Observer reported that the two-year extension would be worth $15.5 million and go through the 2020 season. The Panthers will face the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Wild Card round of the playoffs on Sunday. Rivera started as the P...

South Africa's Dale Steyn ruled out of India series after injury South Africa's Dale Steyn ruled out of India series after injury

It has been confirmed that Steyn has sustained a tissue injury on his left heel which is likely to keep him out of action for 4-6 weeks. "Generally you need rest", Moosajee said, saying there was "significant" bruising and tissue damage on Steyn's ...

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