• 'Pressure is on us against Southampton'
'Pressure is on us against Southampton'

And Southampton held on to make it ten points from four group games to stay second while the Italian side, who sacked Frank de Boer on Tuesday, remain bottom. "I finish the training session and I have no idea on this subject", said Puel, who was appointed in the summer following the departure of Ronald Koeman to Everton.

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  • Chiefs' Smith ruled out, Charles undergoing surgery on knee
Chiefs' Smith ruled out, Charles undergoing surgery on knee

Gus Bradley made his head-coaching debut with the Jaguars against the Chiefs and Alex Smith to open the 2013 season. Nick Foles will start in Smith's place and Tyler Bray will serve as the backup quarterback Sunday . The Chiefs have always been thought to be held back at times by Smith's conservative nature. Running back Spencer Ware was als...

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  • Leicester march on in Europe
Leicester march on in Europe

Maybe we want to do something more but we are Leicester, we're a good team and we have to show our qualities. Champions Leicester are a far cry from the league leaders we saw last season, the difference this year has been significant. Leicester, however, were indebted to Kasper Schmeichel for pulling off a superb save in the 90th minute to deny...

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  • DeMarcus Cousins Whistled for Six Fouls in the Fourth Quarter and Ejected
DeMarcus Cousins Whistled for Six Fouls in the Fourth Quarter and Ejected

Gay scored 30 points on 11-of-24 shooting, while grabbing 12 rebounds. The victory also was Miami's 15th straight over the Kings at AmericanAirlines Arena. His last foul was a head-scratcher, as he got called for an offensive foul on a play that we see go uncalled all the time . The Kings shot 38 percent.

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  • Cilic wins Basel title, edges nearer London
Cilic wins Basel title, edges nearer London

The semi-final fightback from the Asian ace came in the 10th game of the second set when third-seed Nishikori was down a set against his hard-hitting opponent from Luxembourg. "We both, I think, are playing great tennis this week so it is going to be a exciting match". "We have not played for a long time so I have to see what I have to do tomorrow"...

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  • Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner resigns 4 days before facing Lions
Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner resigns 4 days before facing Lions

On Wednesday, Turner told ESPN's Ed Werder that he and Zimmer "have different views of where the offense was going". The Vikings started 5-0 but following the bye week have managed to score a combined 20 points over the last two games. He joined the Vikings staff in 2016 as a tight ends coach. Either way it appears that Turner's time with the Vik...

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  • Penn State vs. Purdue
Penn State vs. Purdue

Ranked for the first time since January 2, 2012, Penn State will go off as a heavy favorite to win its fourth consecutive game at Ross-Ade Stadium. The Boilermakers took a 14-7 lead with 14:32 left in the second quarter on Blough's 1-yard touchdown pass to Cameron Posey, capping a 13-play, 55-yard drive.

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  • Claudio Ranieri keen for Leicester City to build on Tottenham Hotspur draw
Claudio Ranieri keen for Leicester City to build on Tottenham Hotspur draw

Copenhagen still have a formidable record at home, however, where they have gone 28 games without defeat in all competitions - a sequence that stretches back to August past year, when they lost against the Czech club Jablonec. Yet Leicester's European form has been in stark contrast to their domestic performances as they struggled to adjust to wea...

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  • Celtic live to fight another day after Gladbach draw
Celtic live to fight another day after Gladbach draw

Finishing third and securing Europa League football is looking unlikely too unless they can pull off a shock victory in Germany. We don't get offended. Dembele had other ideas as he gave Sommer his first real test of the season with a powerful shot that the goalkeeper did well to parry away. Substitute Callum McGregor's shot went wide late in th...

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  • Barcelona vs. Manchester City 2016 live stream
Barcelona vs. Manchester City 2016 live stream

City were beaten 4-0 when the sides met at the Nou Camp a fortnight ago and are now facing a tough battle to qualify for the last 16 from Group C. Guardiola's side have four points after three matches , which puts them just one point clear of Borussia Monchengladbach , who are expected to take three points from this evening's clash at home ...

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  • Why Jalen Hurd Should Transfer to Michigan Next Season
Why Jalen Hurd Should Transfer to Michigan Next Season

Volunteers Coach Butch Jones announced Monday that Hurd informed him earlier in the day of his intentions to transfer. There will be NO next game for running back Jalen Hurd at Tennessee. "But we are ready to move on with AK (Alvin Kamara) and JK ( John Kelly ) and are really excited about what they bring to the table". Kelly ran for a team-h...

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  • Sir Alex Ferguson backs Cristiano Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or
Sir Alex Ferguson backs Cristiano Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or

Forlan, however, is a bit regretful at the way Cristiano Ronaldo has adapted his style of play, wading into football's eternal debate between Ronaldo and Messi. Former United forward Ronaldo was, last week, named in a 30-man shortlist for the coveted Ballon d'Or award along with another usual suspect and rival Lionel Messi.

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  • Cubs fans ready for the World Series
Cubs fans ready for the World Series

But you're about to know, that's the thing. A Chicago Cubs fan high-fives a Chicago police officer outside Wrigley Field after the Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of baseball's National League Championship Series , Saturday, Oct.

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  • Time for NFL coaches to eschew playing for field goals in OT
Time for NFL coaches to eschew playing for field goals in OT

The Bengals led 20-17 early in the fourth quarter and were at the Redskins' 20 when Dalton was bumped while attempting to throw and his errant pass was picked off by Compton at the 17. With tight end Tyler Eifert expected to play a full role in the offense for the first time this season, backup C.J. Uzomah was declared inactive for the game.

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  • Cibulkova stuns Kerber to take title — WTA Finals
Cibulkova stuns Kerber to take title — WTA Finals

Cibulkova discussed on her mental fortitude throughout the match. She missed on three match points and saved two break points before a forehand clipped the top of the net and just dribbled over to give her the victory. During an unexpectedly good run at Wimbledon this year, the Slovak nearly had to postpone her wedding. Cibulkova then collapse...

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  • Spurs punk Warriors 129-100 in stunning opening night win
Spurs punk Warriors 129-100 in stunning opening night win

Durant himself looked sharp, scoring a team-high 27 points on 11-of-18 shooting. Leonard connected on 10 of 21 from the field and all 15 of his free throws, helping him eclipse the 33 points he scored against Toronto last April. His sidekick LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 14 rebounds and Pau Gasol was not a large contributor statistica...

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  • Mahrez Leads Leicester To Third Straight UCL Win
Mahrez Leads Leicester To Third Straight UCL Win

They may be doing well in their Champions' League group, but they'll certainly face far more hard tests when the knockout stages come around - the group stage draws are quite favorable to the previous years' league winners across Europe, giving them an easier route to the knockout stages.

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  • Everton boss Koeman open to idea of Rooney return
Everton boss Koeman open to idea of Rooney return

After more than a decade with Manchester United, and a ridiculous number of goals for club and country, the England "captain" has lost his place in the first team and may be keen to move in search of first-team football. Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney has been tipped for a return to boyhood club Everton by former teammate Leon Osman. ...

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  • Luis Enrique: Critics are jealous of Guardiola's success
Luis Enrique: Critics are jealous of Guardiola's success

Jose Mourinho's side were battered 4-0 by his former club Chelsea last weekend, but Luke Shaw believes the victory over City, courtesy of Juan Mata's second-half goal, could prove a turning point. We decide after what happened in Swansea to avoid it again. He played 33 times for City in 2014-2015, compared to 37 times the previous season. ...

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  • Broncos' CJ Anderson out 'at least a few weeks', could miss season
Broncos' CJ Anderson out 'at least a few weeks', could miss season

One thing is for certain, we're going to see exactly the type of player Devontae Booker is in the coming weeks. Ian Rapoport , also of NFL Network, adds that the injury to Anderson's knee is a bone bruise. ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Running back C.J. FAST FACTS: Chargers QB Philip Rivers passed for 371 yards last week, giving him 2018 pass yards on ...

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  • Moussa Sissoko charged for elbow on Harry Arter
Moussa Sissoko charged for elbow on Harry Arter

Tottenham take on the likes of Premier League champions Leicester and north London rivals Arsenal in the coming weeks. Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino has revealed the club will not contest Moussa Sissoko's violent conduct charge handed out by the Football Association today.

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  • Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets 2016
Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets 2016

Fitzpatrick threw for a franchise-record 31 touchdown passes while leading the Jets to a 10-6 record. Baltimore has struggled this season, and the team is now riding a three-game losing skid after winning their first three games. Nick Folk, though, gave the Jets the lead for good with a 22-yard field goal. It was also Smith's first start since th...

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  • Could Middletown native Schwarber return to Cubs for World Series?
Could Middletown native Schwarber return to Cubs for World Series?

Schwarber began hitting Wednesday in a cage and told team officials he felt great, setting off plans for a fall league appearance. This followed on the heels of reports from MLB Pipeline that Schwarber had been added to the Solar Sox roster and from Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune that Schwarber would be starting for Mesa tonight.

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  • Indians could have starter Salazar back for World Series
Indians could have starter Salazar back for World Series

According to Bauer, his finger hadn't bled in two days, it's probable the stress of pitching caused the cut to open. "We might as well get all the information first so we can lay it out and you can ask why". "But it did. I mean, I don't think you can simulate trying to be at game speed and things like that". But perhaps most impressive about Fran...

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  • Mourinho says more was expected from Pogba against Liverpool
Mourinho says more was expected from Pogba against Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp was appointed Liverpool boss last October. But will Manchester United fans be frustrated how defensive they were second half? United ended the match with just 35 per cent possession - their lowest since Opta began recording data in 2003-04 - but Mourinho disputed the stat post-game as he shifted the focus on Liverpool .

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  • Bucs' Gerald McCoy returns to practice, should play vs 49ers
Bucs' Gerald McCoy returns to practice, should play vs 49ers

Tampa Bay had season-high four takeaways last game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers received some good news Wednesday when defensive tackle Gerald McCoy returned to practice. Getting McDonald back would put the Bucs at full strength at defensive tackle, getting back two starters who were sidelined from last week's win against Carolina.

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  • Afcon draw on today
Afcon draw on today

Elsewhere, host nation Gabon predictably made Group A , alongside Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Guinea Bissau. There will be a North African derby to light up Group B as Algeria take on Tunisia, a much-improved Senegal and PSL-heavy Zimbabwe.

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  • West Ham hero Hutchison: I've spoken with Slaven and he always said
West Ham hero Hutchison: I've spoken with Slaven and he always said

He added: "We have one win from four home games in the Premier League and opponents are hoping to capitalise on that in a new stadium". Speaking at his pre-match press conference , Bilic admitted the Hammers must reverse their mixed fortunes at the London Stadium, starting on Saturday when the Black Cats head to the capital.

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  • Wenger adamant Walcott was always staying at Arsenal
Wenger adamant Walcott was always staying at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had no intention of ever selling Theo Walcott. I am really looking forward to Wednesday now. I think you can tell that on the pitch - the passion is there. Arsenal had to play with ten men for a good chunk of the season half against bogey team Swansea and had to dig in deep so perhaps a home match against Champions L...

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  • Centre expected to push for 4-tier GST rate structure
Centre expected to push for 4-tier GST rate structure

While income and customs taxes are best collected by the Centre and shared with the states, there is little reason for the Centre to share central GST proceeds with the states, apart from what is required to compensate states for revenue loss.

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  • Lawsuit Filed to Prevent Cleveland Indians Using Chief Wahoo Logo in ALCS
Lawsuit Filed to Prevent Cleveland Indians Using Chief Wahoo Logo in ALCS

We're guessing tonight's Major League Baseball playoff game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians will be played; it might already be over by the time you read this. The reason the suit made it to a hearing: In Ontario, usage of the logo could allegedly be interpreted as a "Discriminatory Caricature" which may or may not violate a Pro...

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  • Fitzpatrick to remain Jets' starting QB, says Bowles
Fitzpatrick to remain Jets' starting QB, says Bowles

That's likely what Todd Bowles decided this week in turning to Geno Smith as his new starting quarterback Sunday at home versus the Ravens . Smith was the Jets' starter last summer until his jaw was broken by a punch from then-teammate Ikemefuna Enemkpali during training camp.

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  • New York Giants Offense Comes Up Short Against The Green Bay Packers
New York Giants Offense Comes Up Short Against The Green Bay Packers

Along the way, they mixed the run and pass, changed personnel groups on every play and kept the Giants defense off-balance. Green Bay's defense was able to hold NY to just three points on those two turnovers, and despite missing both of their starting corners, held the Giants to six points in the first half.

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  • Ryan Moore gets his revenge with Ryder Cup-clinching victory
Ryan Moore gets his revenge with Ryder Cup-clinching victory

The 24-year-old Pieters, who triumphed 3 and 2 in his last-day singles against JB Holmes and lost in the company of Englishman Lee Westwood in Friday's opening foursomes, was Europe's leading scorer with four points from five matches. "We need to build on this", Mickelson said. "We're all gutted and disappointed, and we will be back stronger to f...

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  • Arsenal 3-2 Swansea City
Arsenal 3-2 Swansea City

Six minutes later, Walcott took advantage of another failed clearance on the corner to make it 2-0. In the 57th minute Mesut Ozil made it 3-1. And Wenger said it was the type of strike that showed why Ozil should be scoring more goals. The game was locked at 0-0 till the 90 minute and then finally in the 93 minute as Koscielny scored from Sanch...

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