• Barcelona deny Griezmann signing rumours
Barcelona deny Griezmann signing rumours

Barcelona have confirmed they have no agreement in place to sign Antoine Griezmann after reports surfaced on Saturday the La Liga leaders have agreed a deal with the Atletico Madrid star. Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann is all set to move to Barcelona at the end of the season, if reports are to be believed. "If that's what [Mun...

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  • Heating up: Sharapova vs Kerber in 3rd round; Muguruza out
Heating up: Sharapova vs Kerber in 3rd round; Muguruza out

The German endured a nightmare 2017 after winning the Australian Open and US Open titles in 2016 and climbing to world number one but is unbeaten so far this year after winning the warm-up event in Sydney. Women's Third Round: No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki beat Kiki Bertens 6-4, 6-3; No. 4 Elina Svitolina beat Marta Kostyuk 6-2, 6-2; No. 19 Magdalen...

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  • Mets invite Tim Tebow to spring training
Mets invite Tim Tebow to spring training

An invitation to the Mets major league camp guarantees Tebow nothing more than a chance to begin spring training playing with the club's big-leaguers, which in turn will likely boost attendance to the Mets' spring training games in Port St.

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  • Jets receiver Robby Anderson reportedly arrested on multiple charges in Florida
Jets receiver Robby Anderson reportedly arrested on multiple charges in Florida

This time they added: 'This is a pending legal matter and we will have no further comment'. Police arrested Robby Anderson on Friday in Florida. It is Anderson's second arrest in the past eight months. The case is still ongoing and will require Anderson to be in court on March 19. In May, he was arrested at a music festival after pushing an o...

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  • Chelsea in talks with Roma full-back Emerson
Chelsea in talks with Roma full-back Emerson

But the Chelsea boss is keen to bring him at the Stamford Bridge, as Sun reported. He can also feature for Chelsea in the Champions League as he hasn't yet played for Roma in the competition this season. Asked if the transfer could be finalised this month, Garcia replied: 'Of course, yes, absolutely. "The two clubs are in talks and we hope ...

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  • Wild Oats wins Sydney to Hobart yacht race, but protest lodged
Wild Oats wins Sydney to Hobart yacht race, but protest lodged

An worldwide jury will hear the protest in Hobart today, with a verdict expected this afternoon. Skipper Mark Richards said: "We are very disappointed but I can see the jury's point of view..." But Wild Oats XI could face a time penalty of five minutes or more, with LDV Comanche launching a protest over a near-collision just after the...

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  • Neymar booed by PSG fans after clashing with Edison Cavani
Neymar booed by PSG fans after clashing with Edison Cavani

Neymar also had two assists in the victory. The Uruguay striker scored his 156th goal for the club but Neymar stole the show with an incredible quadruple. The player meant to take penalties is Neymar so I don't think Edi will have something against Neymar . Cavani's strike moved him further into the lead in the goalscoring rankings in the...

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  • Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde: Congratulations to Espanyol; I didn't see Cillessen missile
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde: Congratulations to Espanyol; I didn't see Cillessen missile

It's the first of three matchups in a few-week span between the two sides, with Barcelona hosting the second leg on January 25 before Espanyol hosts a league match on February 4. Speaking to fcbarcelona.com, Valverde said the saved penalty " may have been the turning point ". He added: "One day the defeat had to come". "But their approach was...

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  • Blake Bortles appreciative of his Jaguars teammates sticking up for him
Blake Bortles appreciative of his Jaguars teammates sticking up for him

Cincinnati Bengals fans may not have a team in it right now, but they're certainly making their presence known during the National Football League playoffs. According to its website, Bortles' foundation focuses on helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as first responders in Jacksonville and Oviedo, Florida.

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  • Proteas defeats India by 135 runs and win the series 2-0
Proteas defeats India by 135 runs and win the series 2-0

Kohli is a passionate personalty and thus, it would have been surprising if there weren't any fireworks in the post-match press conference. Former Australian skipper Mark Taylor and former Australian wicket-keeper Ian Healy have both been run-out in both innings of a Test on two occasions.

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  • Chris Paul, other Rockets enter Clippers locker room, escorted out
Chris Paul, other Rockets enter Clippers locker room, escorted out

As the Clippers were celebrating their win, Wojnarowski reported that they soon got to their feet after realising that the quartet of players had come calling for them. So, it seemed that after the game, the Houston squad wanted to chat with Blake and Austin about their behaviors. Nine seconds later, Griffin and Trevor Ariza received double ...

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  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer hint
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer hint

Aubameyang has emerged as a top target with Sky Sports reporting earlier this week that Arsenal are growing increasingly optimistic of agreeing a deal with Dortmund to sign the striker. Aubameyang, 28, would be the superstar calibre of signing that Arsenal believe would soften the blow of Alexis Sanchez . With Bild reporting that Aubameya...

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  • Ryan Giggs 'proud' to take over as Wales manager
Ryan Giggs 'proud' to take over as Wales manager

Ryan Giggs is the new manager of Wales , the Football Association of Wales has announced. "The challenges that we have ahead of us with the Nations League and qualification for Euro 2020 excite me a great deal". Although a wonderful team player at United, Giggs certainly had his own individual style at Old Trafford - and his admission tha...

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  • Major letdown for U.S. women: Venus, Stephens out in Melbourne
Major letdown for U.S. women: Venus, Stephens out in Melbourne

Although Williams fared better in the second, the in-form Swiss hitter outworked the American and sealed the victory 7-5, after breaking serve in the final game. US Open Champion Sloan Stephens will also not be progressing to the second round, following her shock defeat by world number 34 Zhang Shuai . Bencic, who made her WTA Tour debut as a ...

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  • How Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr
How Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr

Shurmur, 52, was interviewed by the Giants on January 6, one of six candidates who met with Giants brass this month, including principal owner John Mara and new general manager Dave Gettleman. Shurmur went on to be the offensive coordinator in Philadelphia under Chip Kelly and has worked under Mike Zimmer, Andy Reid, and Steve Spagnuolo .

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  • Conte speaks on signing Leicester City's Jamie Vardy
Conte speaks on signing Leicester City's Jamie Vardy

Chelsea are yet to win in 2018. Vardy has been in good form for Leicester so far this season, scoring nine goals and making one assist in 21 Premier League games ahead of the trip to Stamford Bridge on Saturday. (Against Leicester there) was too much of that. Chelsea fans made their frustrations very clear late on in the game by booing a...

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  • NFC Divisional Playoff Notes: New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings
NFC Divisional Playoff Notes: New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings

Coleman appeared in all 16 regular-season games for the Saints and has six starts to his credit. While Keenum's big-match composure has yet to be tested, his opposite number in Drew Brees has shown it in spades over the years, and did so again last week when the Panthers shut down the Saints' running game, asking Brees to win it on his own ...

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  • Roy powers England to first victory of the series
Roy powers England to first victory of the series

England's attack isn't as formidable but contains considerably more variety than their popgun Test arsenal led by quicks Mark Wood , Liam Plunkett and brilliant spinner Adil Rashid - the leading ODI wicket-taker of the past three years.

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  • Matt Patricia likely to become Lions head coach
Matt Patricia likely to become Lions head coach

A longtime executive for the New England Patriots , it was a natural assumption that Detroit's next head coach would come from the Bill Belichick coaching tree. Beyond that, Patricia is well respected for his work with New England's defense and the way he's gone about building relationships inside the Patriots' locker room.

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  • Key Battles That Could Decide Saturday's Meeting Between Chelsea and Leicester City
Key Battles That Could Decide Saturday's Meeting Between Chelsea and Leicester City

Its other goalless draws in the past seven days came against Norwich in the FA Cup and Arsenal in the first leg of their League Cup semifinal. He will never admit that Mourinho has got under his skin, but the Blues' recent games have been frustrating to watch for their fans with team selection, tactics and individual player performances all d...

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  • Robert Whittaker Injured & Off UFC 221, Interim Champion To Be Crowned
Robert Whittaker Injured & Off UFC 221, Interim Champion To Be Crowned

According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, who broke the news of Whittaker's withdrawal and the subsequent reshake, Whittaker wanted to compete in spite of his injury woes but was declared medically unfit to do so. Romero and Rockhold will compete in a five-round bout with a belt on the line as the promotion is introducing yet another interim title. St-P...

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  • Record-breaker Harry Kane hits double as Tottenham smash Everton
Record-breaker Harry Kane hits double as Tottenham smash Everton

The team was announced on the official Tottenham Twitter page on Saturday afternoon. However, Wayne Rooney scuffed wide as Everton looked to stem the early tide and offer a threat on the counter. Pickford saved from Kane again and Son hammered a shot off the post before the home side's goal machine added another when he stole in behind Mason...

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  • Run With It: Bortles' Legs, Stingy Defense Propel Jags over Bills
Run With It: Bortles' Legs, Stingy Defense Propel Jags over Bills

He threw for 87 yards and 1 touchdown, completing 12 of 23 passes. LeSean McCoy gutted out 75 yards on 19 rushes despite an ankle injury suffered in last week's win at Miami that left his status up in the air until about 90 minutes before kickoff.

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  • 3 former Blackhawks named to Canada's Olympics hockey team
3 former Blackhawks named to Canada's Olympics hockey team

However, the league declined to halt play for the Pyeongchang Games, citing insurance and travel costs as well as the fact that it doesn't directly benefit financially from the Games. "There'll be a gold-medal effort and there won't be one guy that puts that jersey that this isn't the highlight of their hockey career and the highlight of their fa...

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  • UCF Fans Purchase Tuscaloosa Billboard Asking Alabama To Schedule Them
UCF Fans Purchase Tuscaloosa Billboard Asking Alabama To Schedule Them

The sign reads, "Congratulations Alabama!" In the week since AD Danny White made his "National Champions" declaration after the Knights took down Auburn in the Peach Bowl, UCF dominated national discussion and generated debate over flaws in the current system, which are heavily skewed to benefit teams from the so-called Power Five conferences.

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  • When is Eagles' 2018 London game vs. Jacksonville Jaguars?
When is Eagles' 2018 London game vs. Jacksonville Jaguars?

The game will be the Chargers second regular-season game outside the U.S. They lost to the New Orleans Saints , 37-32, October 26, 2008, at Wembley Stadium. The NFL is set to release their 2018 worldwide London schedule but leaks have already hit the internet. And unlike years past when the Jaguars struggled, this one should be pretty good.

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  • Fired Google engineer who wrote controversial memo sues tech firm
Fired Google engineer who wrote controversial memo sues tech firm

The 161-page complaint filed Monday on behalf of James Damore and another former Google engineer depicts Google as an elitist company that shuns employees who dare to deviate from a liberal agenda embraced by its management and most of its workforce.

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  • Peter Beardsley issues statement in wake of bullying investigation at Newcastle
Peter Beardsley issues statement in wake of bullying investigation at Newcastle

The 56-year-old, who has agreed to take leave as an investigation into the allegations continues, has issued a categorical denial after meeting club officials to give his version of events. The former England global was asked to attend a meeting with the club's managing director Lee Charnley and head of safeguarding Steve Swinyard .

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  • Gerrit Cole trade to the Houston Astros is 'imminent'
Gerrit Cole trade to the Houston Astros is 'imminent'

It was not immediately clear who the Astros will trade for Cole. Gerrit Cole won't be a Yankee after all. They also have been linked in trade talks with Arizona for Patrick Corbin, as well as free agent Yu Darvish, though it seems almost impossible for the Yankees to be able to sign Darvish and stick to their goal of staying under the $19...

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  • Liverpool target Lemar could move in January - Monaco boss Jardim
Liverpool target Lemar could move in January - Monaco boss Jardim

The France global was heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in the summer transfer window and Lemar was the subject of a £92m offer from Arsenal on transfer deadline day. "One is that Monaco are the boss in terms of selling players and when to sell the players and how to sell the players and at which price". He rose to prominence...

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  • Dustin Johnson drives home point he's the man to beat
Dustin Johnson drives home point he's the man to beat

Johnson shot a Sunday best 8-under 65 for a 24-under total at the four-day tourney, while Spain's Jon Rahm was in second eight strokes back. He also drove the par-4 14th hole. "More for myself and confidence, after what happened in Shanghai, I wanted to prove to myself that I still. that ain't going to happen again". Johnson joined Stuart App...

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  • West Brom should pursue move for Debuchy despite FA Cup performance
West Brom should pursue move for Debuchy despite FA Cup performance

So while Evans ponders the trappings of a high profile move to this year's Champions or a move to the North London club that is under reconstruction, we await Wenger's plan B. Negotiations with the player and WBA were going well and were said to be at an advanced stage, but City tabled a counter bid which the player and his agent are now consider...

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  • Anushka Sharma trains with Shikhar Dhawan's wife Aesha in gym
Anushka Sharma trains with Shikhar Dhawan's wife Aesha in gym

In this case ill say - Back to Zero! The new bride recently returned to Mumbai and jumped right into work by resuming the shoot for her much-anticipated film " Zero ". Anushka, Shah Rukh and Katrina (who also stars in Zero ) have earlier co-starred in Jab Tak Hai Jaan while Shah Rukh and Anushka have earlier worked in films like Rab Ne Ba...

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  • Chiefs rumors: Eric Bieniemy could be a favorite to replace Matt Nagy
Chiefs rumors: Eric Bieniemy could be a favorite to replace Matt Nagy

It's a decision that will dictate just how long he serves as Chicago's general manager. Bieniemy's final season as a running back in the National Football League was with the Philadelphia Eagles , Reid's first year as their coach. He did not call plays until late this season, but has drawn praise for his work with Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. ...

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  • Aaron Taylor selected for College Football Hall of Fame
Aaron Taylor selected for College Football Hall of Fame

Brown went 244-122 in a 30-year coaching career that includes 16 seasons and the 2005 national championship with the Longhorns. Beamer will be joined in the class by former North Carolina and Texas coach Mack Brown and former MI standout Charles Woodson , who won the Heisman Trophy .

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  • Cam Newton crumples trying to leave field in scary scene
Cam Newton crumples trying to leave field in scary scene

The Seattle Seahawks were fined $100,000 by the NFL last month for their handling of a concussion evaluation of quarterback Russell Wilson after the league and players' union determined that the protocols had not been followed properly in that case.

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  • Zidane: We will not 'go crazy' after Celta Vigo draw
Zidane: We will not 'go crazy' after Celta Vigo draw

Speaking to the press today, however, Zidane has said that he has no desire to address the situation between the sticks until the end of the season at the earliest. A wonderful strike from Luis Milla from the edge of the area broke the deadlock and many felt Navas should have done better. "We made a lot of errors, we gave the ball away a lot, som...

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  • Panthers fans rally ahead of playoff game as team sale looms
Panthers fans rally ahead of playoff game as team sale looms

Carolina had also contained the Saints' dynamic rushing attack, holding running back tandem Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara to a combined 14 rushing yards by halftime. "We need to compile good series on top of good series", Panthers left guard Andrew Norwell told USA TODAY Sports. Even for players who weren't on the team's last injury report , ...

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  • Chelsea complete signing of Ross Barkley from Everton for £15million
Chelsea complete signing of Ross Barkley from Everton for £15million

A hamstring injury at the beginning of the current campaign has kept him out since August, which means he is eligible to play for Chelsea in all four competitions. Conte urged caution over expectations for Barkley. "It's a good prospect, but at the same time it will be very important to understand when he can recover from injury, because don't fo...

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  • McDonough bids farewell to Gruden during broadcast
McDonough bids farewell to Gruden during broadcast

Gruden reportedly will receive a 10-year contract worth $100 million. Since 2009, Gruden was the color commentator on ESPN's " Monday Night Football " broadcasts. No matter what the relationship was or wasn't, we weren't robbed of a heartfelt parting of the ways. Gruden was born in Sandusky, Ohio in 1963 and grew up as the son of Jim Gruden...

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