• City of Seattle celebrates National Hockey League announcement to accept expansion team application
City of Seattle celebrates National Hockey League announcement to accept expansion team application

Thursday, Bettman said the league approved the request by a Seattle ownership group. The group submitting the application is led by film and TV producer Jerry Bruckheimer and investment banker David Bonderman. "There is nothing going on right now with Houston", Bettman said, according to ESPN's Emily Kaplan . The Eastern Conference has one m...

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  • John DeShazier's Turning Point from Saints loss to Falcons
John DeShazier's Turning Point from Saints loss to Falcons

New Orleans standout rookie running back Alvin Kamara sustained a concussion in the first quarter of the Saints game against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. Without Kamara, the Saints lose a runner with seven touchdowns and a 7-yard average on 86 attempts. The Saints' defense lost linebacker A.J. Klein in the first half with a groin inju...

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  • Fencing's Russian boss attacks flag ban at Olympics
Fencing's Russian boss attacks flag ban at Olympics

The IOC is encouraging Pyongyang to join the Olympics by providing wild card berths to North Korean athletes and offering to pay all of the North's expenses if it is willing to take part in the games. "Having gone through the purgatory of the Olympic qualifications clean Russian athletes will (a) have to wait for months for the final decisions by t...

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  • Bengals safety George Iloka's one-game suspension reduced to fine
Bengals safety George Iloka's one-game suspension reduced to fine

Iloka was suspended for a hit to Antonio Brown's head in the end zone after the star wideout caught a game-tying touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Specifically, with 7:10 remaining, on a passing play to a running back, you lined up a defender and delivered a violent and unnecessary blindside shot to his head and neck area.

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  • Jeremy Pruitt: Relentless recruiter
Jeremy Pruitt: Relentless recruiter

Pruitt is the 26th head coach in Tennessee football history. Tennessee is hiring Pruitt after their search failed to land big names such as Gary Patterson, Chris Petersen and Mike Gundy . His first year as a defensive coordinator was in 2013 at Florida State. Pruitt is in his second season as the Alabama defensive coordinator. "Pruitt is an ...

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  • Fallen Kingdom plot details plus another teaser
Fallen Kingdom plot details plus another teaser

First and foremost, rather than escaping the dinosaurs, Jurassic World 2 seems to be about helping them survive. While Jurassic World inspired in many the same feelings we had seeing convincingly realistic dinosaurs on the big screen back in 1993, it was a bit short on nods to the stars of the previous entries.

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  • Ravens CB Jimmy Smith suspended 4 games for PED violation
Ravens CB Jimmy Smith suspended 4 games for PED violation

Smith suffered a torn Achilles in the second quarter of Sunday's 44-20 win over the Lions and is expected to be placed on injured reserve this week. Second-year running back Kenneth Dixon was suspended for the first four games of the season, but suffered a season-ending meniscus injury before the season began.

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  • Shohei Ohtani won't sign with the Mets
Shohei Ohtani won't sign with the Mets

Media reports indicated that the Seattle Mariners and San Francisco Giants are among nine teams to be granted a meeting with Ohtani. I knew that our presentation was excellent. It's never quite been clear what it is that Ohtani wants, but we know that it's not money since his age, 23, limits his contract. The decision won't come down to money, ...

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  • Aaron Boone Walks into Perfect Job as Next New York Yankees Manager
Aaron Boone Walks into Perfect Job as Next New York Yankees Manager

Yet here they are with Aaron Boone and Mickey Callway, two fresh-faced skippers with no managerial experience. That last part might be one of the main differences between Boone and the man he replaces, Joe Girardi , though we won't know for sure until he start managing some games.

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  • Stanton's Reps Receive Approval To Meet With Cardinals
Stanton's Reps Receive Approval To Meet With Cardinals

The Marlins approved the meeting so Major League Baseball tampering rules were satisfied as the Giants try to determine whether or not Stanton would agree to a trade. One team that is showing decreased interest in Stanton is the Boston Red Sox , as SiriusXM's Craig Mish reports they have chose to end their pursuit of him.

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  • Patriots win eighth straight with 23-3 victory over Bills
Patriots win eighth straight with 23-3 victory over Bills

He finished 17-for-25 for 205 yards. In a 12-9 overtime victory on December 16 of that season, wide receiver David Patten had fumbled along the sideline and was knocked out briefly on the play, but because his head was out of bounds and the ball was still touching him, the Bills couldn't recover it legally .

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  • Chiefs' Kelce with two quick, huge touchdowns
Chiefs' Kelce with two quick, huge touchdowns

If it's not one part of the team collapsing, it's the other. He threw for more than 300 yards, and had a 70-yard scramble in the second quarter to set up a field goal. It was the exclamation point of Hill's huge day, recording 185 yards on six catches. The official then threw his hat and called a personal-foul penalty on Peters.

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  • Eagles, Jeffery agree to four-year extension
Eagles, Jeffery agree to four-year extension

To start, the deal is going to have a huge impact on what the Eagles can do this offseason in terms of adding players to their roster. Jeffery ranks 16th in the National Football League in receiving yards and is tied for fifth in touchdowns.

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  • Scott Frost hired as head coach of Nebraska
Scott Frost hired as head coach of Nebraska

Scott Frost has been named head football coach at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It's unclear if Frost will remain with the Knights for their bowl game. The Huskers have not won a conference championship in football since 1999 and have not contended for a national title since the early 2000s. Frost will lead a Nebraska program in the midst ...

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  • Nathan Redmond explains what Pep Guardiola said to him
Nathan Redmond explains what Pep Guardiola said to him

Guardiola has previous in terms of animated on-field encounters, most famously with Joshua Kimmich after his Bayern Munich team drew 0-0 with Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park in 2016. "Never in my career, on or off the pitch, was I disrespectful about what they believe they have to do to beat me". However, the matchup turned out to be far f...

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  • Israeli missiles strike Iranian base near Syria's Damascus
Israeli missiles strike Iranian base near Syria's Damascus

The London based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that the missile attack was likely carried out by the Israeli military and targeted several government military bases in Al Kiswah situated in the southwest outskirts of the capital.

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  • Tiger Woods finishes second round of Challenge four shots off lead
Tiger Woods finishes second round of Challenge four shots off lead

Hoffman was level par through eight on 12 under, leading Tommy Fleetwood by just one shot. This moved Woods to 6 under as he entered the back nine and after making par on the 10th, he birdied the 11th which moved him to six under and also put him to the top of the leaderboard.

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  • Manchester United handed awful blow ahead of Arsenal clash
Manchester United handed awful blow ahead of Arsenal clash

Now, the Mirror report he's set to miss the game against Arsenal this weekend, with the injury not yet recovered enough for him to take part - and United are fearful of playing him before he's ready and losing him for a lengthy period of time if the aggravate said injury.

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  • Victoria's Secret Models Under Fire For Rapping N-Word
Victoria's Secret Models Under Fire For Rapping N-Word

In fact, as many people highlighted in the comments of PopCrave's original post, it looks like model Devon Windsor did just that, keeping her mouth closed during the line that numerous other women allegedly said out loud. "All white ones canceled for saying the n-word", another person wrote . People were upset with the group, especially - as wr...

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  • Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins Won't Raise Fist During National Anthem Anymore
Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins Won't Raise Fist During National Anthem Anymore

The NFL also plans to create a platform similar to their breast cancer awareness and Salute to Service campaigns that would spotlight social justice issues, Jenkins said . To raise up these grassroots organizations that need support to do the work. "There have been a lot of conversations that have been had internally between players, and I'll ke...

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  • Sam Allardyce signs 18-month deal with Everton
Sam Allardyce signs 18-month deal with Everton

Caretaker boss David Unsworth will remain in charge for Wednesday's key clash against West Ham , with Allardyce due to be in the hotseat for the first time against Huddersfield on Saturday. Sam Allardyce is reportedly set to sign a two-and-a-half year deal at Goodison Park worth £12million, with the remit to ensure top-flight survival.

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  • Kyrie Irving reacts to LeBron james' first career ejection
Kyrie Irving reacts to LeBron james' first career ejection

Fitzgerald tossed James with 1:59 remaining in the third quarter after LeBron argued that he had been fouled on a layup attempt by Heat forward James Johnson . The dismissal was the first time in James' NBA career that he had been ejected. Perhaps Fitzgerald was a little quick to show him the door. While the Knicks are in the midst of a th...

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  • Where Georgia is ranked in latest College Football Playoff poll
Where Georgia is ranked in latest College Football Playoff poll

UW (12-0, 9-0 Big Ten ) moved up one spot to No. 4 in the College Football Playoff rankings revealed Tuesday. Also keep in mind that Clemson beat Auburn on September 9, too, and they would have the same records if Clemson lost to Miami and Auburn beat Georgia .

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  • Tottenham slips up again with 2-1 loss at Leicester
Tottenham slips up again with 2-1 loss at Leicester

Tottenham have now lost three consecutive league games for the first time since March 2014 and boss Pochettino has noticed a worrying trend in matches. Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has been reluctant to utilise the left-back since his return from injury, with Rose having spoken out about his recent frustrations to the media .

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  • Stokes not going for Ashes, confirms European Central Bank
Stokes not going for Ashes, confirms European Central Bank

Stokes has been suspended pending the outcome of investigations into a late-night incident in which he appeared to get involved in a fight outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The third Ashes Test begins in Perth on December 14, while England start a two-day tour game in the same city on December 9. "His travel arrangements have not been arr...

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  • Ghana's Ruth Quashie makes Top 16, South Africa wins Miss Universe 2017
Ghana's Ruth Quashie makes Top 16, South Africa wins Miss Universe 2017

Nel-Peters, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned during the event at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. After that incident, Nel-Peters chose to start training other women in personal self-defense. Another driver saw her running and stopped to give her a ride to safety.

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  • GOP Tax Plan Heads to Senate Floor for Vote Likely This Week
GOP Tax Plan Heads to Senate Floor for Vote Likely This Week

The Tax Cut Bill is getting better and better. Corker has expressed concern about any steps that would increase the deficit. Johnson told reporters Monday that he was working to strike a deal with Senate leaders to bring the benefits for those businesses more in line with the cuts planned for large corporations, which would see their income t...

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  • Tennessee now placing focus on Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy
Tennessee now placing focus on Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy

Tennessee has turned its attention to Mike Gundy in a bid to fill its head coaching vacancy, according to multiple outlets Tuesday. Gundy has been the target of the Tennessee, and other schools, opening in the past. That's not to say he's hardly a worthy candidate. Gundy played quarterback at Oklahoma State in the late 1980s, spent most of his ...

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  • Bureaucrats Turn Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Into Game of Thrones
Bureaucrats Turn Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Into Game of Thrones

English has a clear legal entitlement to the position of acting director of the CFPB", the lawsuit read , according to the Wall Street Journal. The White House then named its own interim leader. She said rolling back existing CFPB rules is trickier and would take longer, but that's also possible. We'll report back if we find out who's in ...

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  • Wyoming volleyball will play TCU in 1st round of NIVC
Wyoming volleyball will play TCU in 1st round of NIVC

Ole Miss is round one host institution. The Falcons, who posted a 17-11 overall record and were co-champions of the Mid-American Conference in the regular season, were an automatic qualifier in the 32-team tournament. The Rebels finished the regular season by beating SC 3-1, giving Ole Miss its fourth consecutive winning season. "We're excite...

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  • Return Of The Cat: Tiger Woods Reportedly Out-Driving Dustin Johnson
Return Of The Cat: Tiger Woods Reportedly Out-Driving Dustin Johnson

The Hero World Challenge, hosted by Woods in Albany, Bahamas , will include some of the best players in the world, such as Dustin Johnson , Jordan Spieth , and Justin Thomas . he looked great. I've progressed over a few days, hitting driver a little hard and harder and harder until it was comfortable enough to hit it full. Woods' last official e...

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  • Coaching changes at Ole Miss, MSU have fans reeling
Coaching changes at Ole Miss, MSU have fans reeling

Luke, 41, guided the Rebels to an upset of No. 14 Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl on Thursday night. MSU Special Teams coordinator Greg Knox will serve as interim coach for the Bulldogs' upcoming bowl game. Whether he winds up as the next Ole Miss head coach remains to be seen although there have been rumors. "We changed the culture in four...

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  • Mourinho accuses Mkhitaryan of
Mourinho accuses Mkhitaryan of "disappearing" during matches

Carrick, 36, has made over 300 appearances for United since joining the club in 2006 and was named captain before the start of the current campaign. His stint at Manchester United though, has been topsy turvy. While creativity has still been found wanting in Mkhitaryan's absence over the last two weeks, it is unclear where the Armenian global s...

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  • Players Thrown Out Of Broncos-Raiders Game After Brawl
Players Thrown Out Of Broncos-Raiders Game After Brawl

Less than five minutes into Sunday's game at the Coliseum, the Raiders' wide receiver and Broncos' cornerback got into a shoving match near Denver's sideline. Sure enough, when Crabtree and Talib went to the ground in their latest clash, Talib went for his adversary's jewelry again. Crabtree threw a punch.

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  • Wenger's rotation policy is the key to Arsenal's crucial week ahead
Wenger's rotation policy is the key to Arsenal's crucial week ahead

The Clarets have amassed 22 points from their opening 12 league games - the same amount as Arsenal - who face Sean Dyche's side at Turf Moor looking to keep in touch with the top four. "Both teams, every time they won the ball, went forward so the intensity was higher". In fact, they are only 18 points off their best Premier League points t...

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  • John Wall Out At Least Two Weeks With Knee Injury
John Wall Out At Least Two Weeks With Knee Injury

Wall will receive platelet-rich plasma treatment and viscosupplementation injections in his left knee, according to a statement from the Wizards . He sat out a loss to the Toronto Raptors on November 19 due to knee soreness but had played the past two games.

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  • Derrick Rose mulling over retirement
Derrick Rose mulling over retirement

However, he's only appeared in seven of the Cavaliers' 18 games this season, sitting out the last seven-straight games due to his sprained ankle. Three mostly healthy seasons followed, but Rose tore the meniscus in his left knee late last season with the Knicks, forcing him to undergo knee surgery for the fourth time in his career.

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  • Jurgen Klopp Shares His Theory On Why Mohamed Salah Flopped At Chelsea
Jurgen Klopp Shares His Theory On Why Mohamed Salah Flopped At Chelsea

We've only had one day to prepare for a big game and I think this is not right, I must be honest", he told reporters. Salah, 25, joined Chelsea in January 2014 but made only 13 Premier League appearances for the club before being loaned out to Fiorentina barely a year later.

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  • Footballer Robinho sentenced to nine years for rape
Footballer Robinho sentenced to nine years for rape

Prosecutors had requested jail terms of 10 years, reported the ANSA news agency, and one of Robinho's alleged friends, Ricardo Falco, another Brazilian, was sentenced to nine years. For the other four, accused of gang rape while taking advantage of the woman who was drunk, the trial was suspended. Robinho has won 100 caps for Brazil, scoring ...

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  • Kevin Durant: 'Time For Me To Stop Talking About [Thunder]'
Kevin Durant: 'Time For Me To Stop Talking About [Thunder]'

John's University. The heated exchange happened when the Warriors were trailing 73-56 with seven minutes to play in the third quarter. Possibly in a way of damage control to scrub his uncharacteristic behavior from the minds of National Basketball Association fans, Durant chalked up last night to just two players playing ball.

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