Mark Emmert would like to see an eight-team Playoff

Alabama removed all doubt about their spot in the playoff when they became the ONLY undefeated power five conference team . Penn State had been hoping that a Big Ten championship, a Big Ten East Division title and a win against Ohio State ... More..

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by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Selling Sturridge would be a mistake, says Rush

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has told talkSPORT that Liverpool have a "great chance" of ending their Premier League title drought this season. "West Ham want the points and that makes me angry just thin...More..

Germany to face Chile in 2017 Confederations Cup group stages
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Germany to face Chile in 2017 Confederations Cup group stages

Juan Carlos Osorio's men then travel to Sochi to face Oceania champion New Zealand on June 21 before returning to Kazan to close the group stage against the host nation June 24. "In the next week or so we will,...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

EPL 2016-17: Bournemouth 4-3 Liverpool - 5 talking points

The Cherries produced a stunning comeback from 3-1 down to beat Jurgen Klopp's Reds 4-3 thanks to a series of costly errors from the German and an extra-time goal from defender Nathan Ake. Liverpool boss J...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Orange Bowl has Harbaugh, Fisher talking memories

While the Wolverines' opponent, Florida State, has a fan base a lot closer to the game's location , it won't be surprising if they're outnumbered by MI fans. "I remember (tailback) Joe Washington and the Selmo...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Football fans outraged at proposed new 48-team World Cup format

Now the World Cup has 32 teams, but Infantino wants 16 groups of three squads, the top two of each group going into the knockout matches. A vote on these proposals will take place at the council's next meet...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Michigan Fined $10000 For Jim Harbaugh's Officiating Complaints

There's expected to be a shakeup in the top four. Ohio State stayed at No. 2 behind top-ranked Alabama, and Michigan's slide allowed Clemson and Washington to each move up a spot to No. Plus, the Buckeyes bea...More..

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck returns to practice
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck returns to practice

Luck's participation in practice means he well along in the concussion protocol process. That's welcome news for a team that struggled to find its footing through the first three months of the season. While L...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Manchester City schedule frustrates Guardiola

The Chelsea game next Saturday will be followed by matches against Arsenal and Liverpool before December is out, as well as a visit to defending champions Leicester City. I'm not a guy who complains so much, be...More..

Davis Cup: Croatia leads Argentina 2-1 after doubles
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Davis Cup: Croatia leads Argentina 2-1 after doubles

Argentina were able to force another tie-break in the second set, but it was the Croats, cheered on by a partisan home crowd, who again held their nerve before breaking Mayer again in game six to comfortably cl...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Harden scores 37, Rockets edge Celtics 107-106

The Boston Celtics have benefitted from a weaker schedule since they have returned to full health, with their one game against a top team being a close loss to the Spurs. Kelly Olynyk, Jaylen Brown, and Terry R...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Chris Sale Trade: Boston Red Sox Reportedly Nab Ace

Kopech was a first-round pick of the Red Sox in 2014. Sale went 17-10 with a 3.34 ERA and 233 strikeouts for the White Sox this past season. He's on one of the most affordable contracts in baseball, signe...More..

Anthony Joshua learning from 'good asset' Rob McCracken
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Anthony Joshua learning from 'good asset' Rob McCracken

However, he says that the IBF champion needs to step up the level of his competition soon to avoid losing public support. Joshua's challenger Eric Molina was there, as was rival Dillian Whyte , Callum Smith...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Napoli top Champions League Group B as Besiktas capitulate

When we left Napoli [following our loss on matchday two], we were in last place in the group and on Tuesday we will be competing to finish top of the standings . Although I would prefer to see Beşiktaş play a ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Police identify 4 in unruly Penn State victory mob

It's easy to understand where Franklin is coming from. In the end, the selection committee did the predictable thing and picked undefeated Alabama and three one-loss teams - Clemson, Ohio State and Washingt...More..

Eddie Jones: England
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Eddie Jones: England "ready to go" against Australia

Having equalled the 2002-03 record of 14 consecutive victories, the England coach now wants his unbeaten stars to go one better than Sir Clive Woodward's side. England's Jonathan Joseph scores one of two tri...More..

Stanford holds steady at 24 in the College Football Playoff rankings
by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Stanford holds steady at 24 in the College Football Playoff rankings

How numerous teams from Tuesday's rankings will be in that top four? That puts unbeaten Western Michigan in the best position to go to the Cotton Bowl if it wins the Mid-American Conference, but still in d...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him

Bolt has said he won't race the 200m at his final global championship, the world championships in London in August. In Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in 2016, Bolt conquered these distances by athird consecutive tim...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Butler, Wade Lead Bulls to 111-105 Win Over Cavaliers

Lebron James, as ever, was supposed to be the man of the moment on Friday evening. 27/5/13 - LeBron James had a decent game overall minus the nah defense and aforementioned turnovers, scoring 27 points (o...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Sure-handed Redblacks receiver Ernest Jackson doesn't disappoint at Grey Cup

Then, after backup quarterback Andrew Buckley was sent in to try and run in his second touchdown of the game, Kanneh tripped him, forcing Calgary to settle for a 10-yard field goal with nine seconds to play t...More..

Panel's playoff picks came down to Washington vs. Penn State
by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Panel's playoff picks came down to Washington vs. Penn State

College football is incredibly popular, but it has yet to capitalize on its postseason to almost the same degree as the NFL playoffs and NCAA basketball tournament. Too easy. For this exercise, I am the commit...More..

Giants Fill Closer Needs By Signing Melancon
by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Giants Fill Closer Needs By Signing Melancon

The news that the teams were near an agreement was first reported by Fox Sports. The Giants met with Melancon in San Francisco in November and also visited former Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen at his home in Ar...More..

Penn State gives playoff committee something to ponder
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Penn State gives playoff committee something to ponder

Along with the impressive win-streak, the victory against the Badgers gave the Nittany Lions their second win of the season against a team ranked in the top-6, the first of which was No. Wisconsin made the deci...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

India wins 3rd Test by 8 wkts; takes 2-0 lead

Root's valiant 179-ball battle ended in a rather soft dismissal when he pushed at a Jadeja delivery and Ajinkya Rahane took a stunning, one-handed catch at slip. England lost three wickets in the morning s...More..

Yaya Toure charged with drink driving
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Yaya Toure charged with drink driving

Toure, 33, was driving through Dagenham on Monday November 28, when cops pulled him over. Despite the controversy, the Ivory Coast worldwide played in City's 3-1 defeat against Premier League title rivals Che...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Tetchy Mourinho adamant United are not getting any luck

That meant United have only won two of their last 11 top-flight matches and sit in sixth position, 13 points behind leaders Chelsea. The lobbed shot took an eternity to go in though as it firstly hit the ba...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

California warehouse fire leaves nine dead, 25 missing

Nine people were confirmed killed in the first hours following the fire . While citing the number of casualties as the result of "a preliminary search", Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloach-Reed initially t...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Nico Rosberg the world champion but Lewis Hamilton steals the story

The Brit needed team-mate Rosberg to finish fourth or lower to secure a third consecutive title, so slowed the pace considerably to allow Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen to draw closer to the battle and put...More..

Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State: 2016 Bedlam rivalry game to decide Big 12
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State: 2016 Bedlam rivalry game to decide Big 12

That includes the matchup for the conference title in the Bedlam Series . "It's the last senior regular season game for me, what more can you ask for than playing in Bedlam for a Big 12 Championship?" Matc...More..

Solf: Solid Stone extends Alfred Dunhill Championship lead
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Solf: Solid Stone extends Alfred Dunhill Championship lead

Home hope Brandon Stone will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa. Schwartzel began the back nine with four birdies in a row on his way to posting an ...More..

Manchester United v West Ham
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Manchester United v West Ham

The second leg will be played in the week commencing 23 January. The other semi-final will see Manchester United play Hull. The draw for the semi-finals of the 2016/17 EFL Cup has been made following ...More..

by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Towns scores career-high 47 in loss to Knicks

Towns was 8 of 8 from the floor in the first quarter when the teams met Wednesday, but failed to hit any of his six shots in the first quarter of the rematch. "Towns, playing the way he's playing, Kristaps, get...More..

by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Porzingis, Knicks outlast Towns, Wolves 106-104

That's why coach Jeff Hornacek drew up a play to get the ball into Anthony's hands with the score tied on Wednesday night . If you're relying on that metric, you clearly are not using your eyes and watching t...More..

Glenn Maxwell fined by captain Steve Smith for speaking out of turn
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Glenn Maxwell fined by captain Steve Smith for speaking out of turn

Lehmann said that while it was disappointing that Maxwell had chosen a public forum for his comments on batting below Wade, he was confident the Australian camp could put the problem behind them. "I don't think...More..

by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Jones stops 31 shots, Sharks beat Canadiens 2-1

The Sharks went 2-0 against the Canadiens last season, but didn't have to face Price in either game. Five players - Weber, Alex Galchenyuk, Alexander Radulov , Max Pacioretty, and Paul Byron - combined for 23 ...More..

Game between Kings and 76ers postponed due to condensation
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Game between Kings and 76ers postponed due to condensation

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey, the slippery court was the result of unusually high temperatures inside and outside of the arena. Meanwhile, by giving up Cousins, the Kings might st...More..

Vesey scores late in 3rd as Rangers beat Hurricanes 3-2
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Vesey scores late in 3rd as Rangers beat Hurricanes 3-2

The Blueshirts have not yet lost 2 consecutive games carrying a record of 7-0-1 following a defeat this season. "But I know that's part of my game, that I have to help these guys and lift them when things aren'...More..

Penn State gets sendoff to Big Ten championship
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Penn State gets sendoff to Big Ten championship

Wisconsin will play for the league title for the fourth time in six years, and will do so with its third head coach in that time frame, Paul Chryst. "But I'm excited about the weapons that we have on defense"...More..

OR footall: Chip Kelly has no interest in Ducks job
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

OR footall: Chip Kelly has no interest in Ducks job

The low point of the 2016 season was a 70-21 loss to rival Washington. So, Mark Helfrich is out at OR after a meeting with AD Rob Mullens Tuesday evening and the school is heading in one of those "new dir...More..

Newcastle win was a result Hull deserved, says Phelan
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Newcastle win was a result Hull deserved, says Phelan

Hull keeper Eldin Jakupovic was the shootout hero, saving from Jonjo Shelvey and Yoan Gouffran, while their Newcastle teammate Dwight Gayle hit the crossbar. A semi-final birth awaits United should they win ...More..