Morrow nearing deal with Cubs

The Cubs' search for a new closer may have quickly come to an end. In November, Morrow expressed a desire to remain with the Dodgers - assuming, of course, that they were willing to pony up the kind of multi-year deal he's now seeking. More..

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Chelsea boss Conte blames West Ham loss on 'drained' gamers
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Chelsea boss Conte blames West Ham loss on 'drained' gamers

When you have that it's impossible to think you are in the race, my experience tells me if you want to stay in the race in the first part of the season you can lose once or twice", Conte admitted. Conte made it...More..

Jets lose to Broncos, 23-0
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Jets lose to Broncos, 23-0

On the Jets' third snap of their first possession, linebacker Brandon Marshall sliced through for a strip sack and defensive end Adam Gotsis recovered McCown's fumble at the Jets 20-yard line. McCown briefly ...More..

Cowboys at Giants: Highlights, score and recap
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Cowboys at Giants: Highlights, score and recap

The Giants' defense, which had held firm through three quarters of the game, had no answers for the Cowboys in the fourth quarter. Dez Bryant dropped two passes in the first half before a spectacular 50-y...More..

Carson Wentz injured, leaves game early against LA Rams
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Carson Wentz injured, leaves game early against LA Rams

Without him, the team instantly becomes worse than it was - which is no real knock on Nick Foles so much as it is simply a fact of the matter. The Eagles say he will not return. The second-year quarterback ...More..

Raiders lose control of division with loss to Chiefs
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Raiders lose control of division with loss to Chiefs

The Chiefs are in a downward spiral and they allowed other teams to catch them up. Kansas City moved steadily and more deliberately on their second drive. His first 15 passes resulted in 32 yards, an intercep...More..

Packers vs Browns: Slim crowd at kickoff
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Packers vs Browns: Slim crowd at kickoff

The punt return followed a third-down play in which David Njoku dropped a quick slant that would have given the Browns a first down and a chance to run out the clock. Six plays later Hundley threw a 25-yard...More..

49ers right tackle Trent Brown inactive versus Texans
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

49ers right tackle Trent Brown inactive versus Texans

Garoppolo went 20-for-33 passing with 334 yards to go along with a touchdown and an interception. However, Yates would later enter the game as Savage went to the locker room to be further evaluated for a conc...More..

by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Josh Gordon scores first touchdown in four years

Six plays later, he was in the end zone for the first time since December 15, 2013 . In his second game back from what ended up being a two-and-a-half season suspension for drug-related reasons, Gordon score...More..

'Confident' Vikings going for sixth straight road win on Sunday at Carolina
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

'Confident' Vikings going for sixth straight road win on Sunday at Carolina

The Panthers are in nearly a must-win situation with Atlanta (8-5) breathing down their necks for the sixth seed in the NFC. Rudolph the red-hot tight end has a shiny stat line of late, with three touchdowns an...More..

Stafford Active, Abdullah Out Against Buccaneers
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Stafford Active, Abdullah Out Against Buccaneers

Well, on Saturday night, National Football League insider Ian Rapoport reported that Stafford is "expected to start" against Tampa Bay, "barring an unforeseen setback" prior to the game. That is some huge n...More..

Egypt's Coptic pope shuns US VP Mike Pence over Jerusalem
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Egypt's Coptic pope shuns US VP Mike Pence over Jerusalem

An Abbas aide said this week that he will also shun the US Vice President. The head of Al-Azhar's Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb also announced the cancellation of a meeting with the US Vice president, who is expected...More..

Chelsea boss admits he's only 'satisfied' with key man
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Chelsea boss admits he's only 'satisfied' with key man

So far this season, Conte has been quick to bemoan the lack of rest between games and once again blamed "tiredness" for the defeat to the Hammers , but Neville says those words only served to demotivate his pl...More..

Neymar should consider Real switch - Perez
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Neymar should consider Real switch - Perez

The PSG star, who became the world's most-expensive player in the summer, finished third behind victor Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at the award ceremony last night. Per El Partidazo de COPE (h/t ...More..

Dortmund sack Bosz after terrible run
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Dortmund sack Bosz after terrible run

Borussia Dortmund have sacked Peter Bosz and appointed former FC Koln boss Peter Stoger as his replacement. "I'm enormously happy to be allowed to coach this team, in this stadium", he said. "There's another...More..

Saints blame rash of injuries on short week
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Saints blame rash of injuries on short week

Last month, Seahawks wide receiver Doug Balwan said Thursday Night Football should be "illegal" after Seattle teammate Richard Sherman suffered a season-ending ruptured Achilles in a Thursday game on Nove...More..

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal are not out of the title race
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal are not out of the title race

But my opinion counts", he said. You try to analyse it straight away with the players to get it out of the system and focus on what is in front of you. "You will see more of him - now I would not even say he ...More..

Vasyl Lomachenko makes defensive Guillermo Rigondeaux quit in round 6
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Vasyl Lomachenko makes defensive Guillermo Rigondeaux quit in round 6

Lomachenko was also ticked off for hitting on the back of the head but with the Cuban skillster ducking so low, the NY favourite had little choice as he was not only looking to draw him into a fight, but also e...More..

UFC Fresno Results: Brian Ortega Submits Cub Swanson In Second Round
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

UFC Fresno Results: Brian Ortega Submits Cub Swanson In Second Round

But Ortega, who remained unbeaten by improving his record to 13-0, managed to get Swanson into another submission hold, and after about 10 seconds of Swanson staying on his feet, Swanson tapped out to end the f...More..

Alan Shearer tweets after Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Alan Shearer tweets after Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez warns his side that they can not afford to make the same mistakes week after week if they are to survive in the Premier League. With just five points separating them f...More..

Lou Williams leads Clippers past Wizards, 113-112
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Lou Williams leads Clippers past Wizards, 113-112

The Wizards actually had two chances to snatch back victory in the final seconds - a timekeeper error forced officials to put 1.1 seconds back on the clock after Beal's first attempt came too late - but Marcin...More..

Actress Zaira Wasim complains of in-flight molestation
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Actress Zaira Wasim complains of in-flight molestation

This is not the way anybody should be made to feel. But the Dangal girl did show the courage of speaking up against it and telling the audience what she went through so they know what to do if in a similar si...More..

by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Ronaldo Equals Messi's Record, Wins Ballon d'Or For Fifth Time

It must be many factors coming together. I always thought that. Messi earns considerably more than him. "And I want to thank the rest of the people who helped me reach this level". "At one point, I was even un...More..

North Korea says United Nations envoy expressed willingness to ease tensions on peninsula
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

North Korea says United Nations envoy expressed willingness to ease tensions on peninsula

The Defense Ministry on Friday held a year-end meeting of military commanders chaired by Defense Minister Song Young-moo in Seoul and went over the nation's key security issues, including threats from North K...More..

Thibaut Courtois believes he will sign new Chelsea contract before season ends
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Thibaut Courtois believes he will sign new Chelsea contract before season ends

I love my children to death. The 25-year-old Belgian global only has 18 months left on his current deal, with head coach Antonio Conte desperate to tie him down to a new deal. The reason why I've made a decis...More..

by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Shubhankar Sharma's bogey-free 65 puts him ahead at Joburg Open

He also birdied 14 and 15 before saving par at the final hole with a superb bunker shot and single putt in the tri-sanctioned European Tour, Asian Tour and South African Sunshine Tour event. "All in all, my put...More..

by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Chris Del Conte Leaves TCU to Become Athletic Director at Texas

Texas Christian University athletic director Chris Del Conte has been hired to the same position with the Longhorns, according to Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman . TCU made a successful transitio...More..

Team news for the Manchester derby
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Team news for the Manchester derby

Matic played in the win at Arsenal last weekend despite not being fully fit following a muscular problem and also sat out the midweek victory over CSKA Moscow . "I understand that from him and I'm sure we wi...More..

Abbas praises worldwide condemnation of Trump Jerusalem announcement
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Abbas praises worldwide condemnation of Trump Jerusalem announcement

Amid indications that Abbas may withdraw from a planned meeting later this month, a White House aide said Pence "still plans to meet with Abbas as scheduled" and "believes it would be counterproductive for him ...More..

Inspiring Army-Navy Prayer, Anthem Upstages Barnburner of a Snowy Rivalry Game
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Inspiring Army-Navy Prayer, Anthem Upstages Barnburner of a Snowy Rivalry Game

Fourteen losses in a row - each of them heartbreakingly painful in one way or another - has led to two wins in a row for Army, which can add to its latest victory against Navy the program's first Commander-in...More..