• Arsenal to enter contract talks with Jack Wilshere reveals Arsene Wenger
Arsenal to enter contract talks with Jack Wilshere reveals Arsene Wenger

Asked if it as his best campaign for the club to date, he said: "Yes, most definitely in terms of goal-scoring". Palace have hardly been prolific scorers but Wilfried Zaha has been showing the kind of form that has seen the Ivory Coast worldwide once again linked with a move away, with Manchester City and Tottenham reported interested.

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  • Dana White defends Conor McGregor, UFC lightweight division from 'haters'
Dana White defends Conor McGregor, UFC lightweight division from 'haters'

The only thing he hasn't done is defend the 155-pound title. UFC was quick to strip inaugural women's featherweight champion Germane de Randamie of her title in June four months after winning it for refusing to immediately face Cris "Cyborg" Justino.

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  • Chiefs make QB switch for suddenly intriguing Week 17
Chiefs make QB switch for suddenly intriguing Week 17

The Kansas City Chiefs are locked into the No. 4 seed in the AFC playoffs , which makes their Week 17 tilt against the Broncos a game with no postseason implications whatsoever. Smith doesn't appear to be in danger of being benched, especially since the Chiefs have broken out of their midseason funk and won three games in a row.

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  • Klopp: Liverpool's priority is always to defend
Klopp: Liverpool's priority is always to defend

They will all score . I think the first three goals were from counter-pressing situations, that's good and it looks like when you see the result is 5-0 that it was an easy game but it wasn't an easy game. A two-goal lead was just reward for Liverpool's positive approach, but Swansea yet again missed the chance to hit back straight away when Le...

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  • Ex-Steelers LB James Harrison likely to sign with Patriots
Ex-Steelers LB James Harrison likely to sign with Patriots

Really, it's nothing more than that". The team also uses linebackers Kyle Van Noy , Trevor Reilly and Marquis Flowers at the end of the line, depending on the package. The New England Patriots will be in the playoffs and they'll have a first-round bye once again. The signing could make for an interesting reunion between Harrison and Pittsb...

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  • NFL Predictions: Will Steelers vs. Texans Go Over Betting Total? 12/25/17
NFL Predictions: Will Steelers vs. Texans Go Over Betting Total? 12/25/17

Of the six groups who bought their tickets in the last six weeks (since Deshaun Watson got injured and the Texans season changed), they came from Mexico, San Antonio, Kansas City, Nashville and two from Houston. Hopkins did not have a reception until the final play of the third quarter and finished with four catches for 65 yards. Texans P Shane L...

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  • Kane matches Shearer's calendar-year Premier League record
Kane matches Shearer's calendar-year Premier League record

It was a hard place to come. It was also the England international's seventh treble of the year, and took his tally to 53 goals in all competitions, as Spurs ran out 3-0 winners at Turf Moor. The Spurs star opened the scoring with a first-half penalty and struck twice after the break to make it 36 league goals in 2017 - equalling the record Shear...

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  • Miss America Organization CEO Sam Haskell resigns amid email scandal
Miss America Organization CEO Sam Haskell resigns amid email scandal

Randle's resignation comes amid a storm of controversy surrounding the Miss America Organization less than 48 hours after HuffPost published a story revealing that emails , mostly sent by Miss America Organization CEO Sam Haskell , contained misogynistic language, slut shaming and fat shaming.

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  • Flowers completes go-ahead TD as USF topples Red Raiders in bowl win
Flowers completes go-ahead TD as USF topples Red Raiders in bowl win

USF allowed a late touchdown with 1:31 left to fall behind 34-31, but Quinton Flowers hit Tyre McCants for a 26-yard touchdown with just:16 left. He threw for three touchdowns and was intercepted twice on deflected balls. Texas Tech's defense started the Birmingham Bowl well. Tre King scored on a 4-yard touchdown trot, his five score...

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  • JK: Army Major, 3 soldiers killed in firing by Pakistan along LoC
JK: Army Major, 3 soldiers killed in firing by Pakistan along LoC

The deceased personnel are identified as-Major Prafulla, Sepoy Pargarh and Sepoy Gurmeet Singh of 2 Sikh battalion. A number of BAT attempts have also been foiled by the forces even as the Army has issued clear instructions to the units on the border that they should strike Pakistani posts trying to push terrorists into India or preparing for a...

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  • Arsenal and Liverpool Share Spoils in 6-Goal Thriller
Arsenal and Liverpool Share Spoils in 6-Goal Thriller

In August, Liverpool had all but annihilated Arsenal with their blitzkrieg and a similar story unfolded in the first half. Jürgen Klopp has conceded Liverpool stand no chance of winning the Premier League title this season after they threw away a 2-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Arsenal on Friday but insists his team are progressing and will...

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  • Leicester City v Manchester United
Leicester City v Manchester United

For Manchester United , midfielder Paul Pogba returned to the squad against Bristol City in the midweek having served a three-match ban and will start again on Saturday. "Expectations are if the top teams perform it is very hard for them to have the same dream or to reach the same incredible title, but I think they are doing well".

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  • Paul Merson says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain fits at Liverpool
Paul Merson says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain fits at Liverpool

Arsenal won't be able to call on their super sub Olivier Giroud on Friday night after he suffered a hamstring injury in midweek, and Aaron Ramsey is out with the same issue. The Reds were desperate to sign Virgil Van Dijk last summer, but after the Saints reported them to the FA for illegally tapping up the Dutchman, they back off in a hurry.

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  • Three former Sooners named to Pro Bowl roster
Three former Sooners named to Pro Bowl roster

Four rookies were chosen in voting by National Football League players, coaches and fans: running backs Alvin Kamara of the Saints and Kareem Hunt of the Chiefs, cornerback Marshon Lattimore of the Saints, and safety Budda Baker of the Cardinals as a special teamer .

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  • Marvin Lewis, Bengals planning to mutually part ways
Marvin Lewis, Bengals planning to mutually part ways

Marvin Lewis will reportedly end his 15-year run as head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals at the end of the 2017 season. More on Sunday NFL Countdown. Lewis accepted the job on January 14, 2003, when the Bengals were coming off the worst season in franchise history (2-14). "I think we all accept that".

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  • Benteke winning over Palace fans after penalty nightmare - Hodgson
Benteke winning over Palace fans after penalty nightmare - Hodgson

Nigeria worldwide Wilfred Ndidi was sent off for a second bookable offence in the 62nd minute, and with his side two goals down. 'That's three clean sheets in a row now away from home, which is good and, even more importantly, we've killed that hoodoo we seemed to be suffering from that we don't score goals away from home'.

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  • Colby Covington Calls Out Rafael Dos Anjos, Wants Interim Title Fight
Colby Covington Calls Out Rafael Dos Anjos, Wants Interim Title Fight

Lawler had no answer to dos Anjos' striking power. Colby Covington - who is really the only other man with legitimate claim to a welterweight title shot - quickly took to Twitter post-fight to discredit his rival's win. He's just talking crap about people. When he fought (Stephen) "Wonderboy" (Thompson), he was anxious only about stand-up. "I hop...

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  • It's Going To Be Emotional - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain On Arsenal Return
It's Going To Be Emotional - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain On Arsenal Return

And in doing so, the Egypt star confirmed his status as one of the most prolific forwards now active in English football. Egyptian winger Salah is the first Liverpool player since Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge in 2013-14 to hit the 20-goal mark in all competitions, and he has done it in only 26 matches.Brazil forward Coutinho moved into do...

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  • Celtic 69-game undefeated streak ends with resounding loss
Celtic 69-game undefeated streak ends with resounding loss

The team's last domestic defeat was against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on May 11, 2016. Celtic had set a new British record unbeaten domestic run when they reached 63 matches without defeat last month. Congratulations to them on their victory". The tall figure of Lafferty was the focal point for Hearts' attack, with the Northern Irishman'...

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  • NFL Week 15: Ravens Vs. Browns By The Numbers
NFL Week 15: Ravens Vs. Browns By The Numbers

The Ravens are 5-1 in games where Flacco doesn't throw an interception. Tucker owns the best field-goal percentage in National Football League history (.899, 195-for-217), but five of his 22 misses have come against Cleveland, more than any other team.

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  • Steelers' Antonio Brown (left calf) not expected to return on Sunday
Steelers' Antonio Brown (left calf) not expected to return on Sunday

The Steelers receiver, who earlier in the game became the first receiver in National Football League history with five straight 100-reception seasons, was helped off the field without putting any pressure on his left leg. Now, the Steelers have to hope Brown's injury isn't so serious that it would hurt their chances of winning a seventh Super Bowl....

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  • Rudy Gobert expected to miss time with sprained MCL
Rudy Gobert expected to miss time with sprained MCL

Gobert was examined Saturday by the Utah Jazz medical staff and underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) testing. He hurt his right knee earlier in the year, and had to miss some games due to that injury. It appears he watched Utah's win over the Boston Celtics on Friday, and James had some positive things to say about the team the Cavalier...

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  • Chargers cornerback Hayward active for game vs Chiefs
Chargers cornerback Hayward active for game vs Chiefs

The staff at Bolt Beat has had plenty of success in picking the Chargers lately. Heck, it has the talent to beat them by multiple scores (as we saw in Week 3). No team has been in more inconsistent form this year that the Kansas City Chiefs. It started last week against Oakland and now it's time for this young team to prove its for real and g...

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  • No. 25 Boise State tops OR 38-28 in Las Vegas Bowl
No. 25 Boise State tops OR 38-28 in Las Vegas Bowl

In fairness to Cristobal, Myerberg did list some reasons why the hire might work: Cristobal's revival of the FIU program, his tenure on Nick Saban's staff at Alabama, his recruiting success at OR and the return of quarterback Justin Herbert.

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  • McGrgor Wants MMA Fight Next, Despite Manny Pacquiao Rumours
McGrgor Wants MMA Fight Next, Despite Manny Pacquiao Rumours

UFC President Dana White has said that McGregor may never fight again, while the Irishman has claimed that he could next appear in the UFC or back in the boxing ring. "But if you're going to do boxing rules, the boxer's gonna win 99 and a half percent of the time". "I think a true fight is what I want to do next", revealed McGregor.

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  • Natural disaster of 6.5 magnitude hits Indonesia's Java, at least 2 dead
Natural disaster of 6.5 magnitude hits Indonesia's Java, at least 2 dead

When the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) issued a tsunami warning late on Friday night, after an quake registering 6.9 on the Richter scale struck southern Java, volunteers were monitoring the sea surface. The densely populated island of Java is home to more than half of Indonesia's 250 million people - and photographs poste...

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  • Wenger :
Wenger : "No Offer From United" For Ozil

I don't know how close. The ace had been showing good form of late, but has laboured in Arsenal's most recent fixtures. "They will all stay". Wilshere spent last season on loan at Bournemouth and has made only eight starts so far this campaign, all but one in cup competitions, with his only Premier League start in the 0-0 draw against We...

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  • #ANC54: KZN, FS and Bojanala branches will not vote
#ANC54: KZN, FS and Bojanala branches will not vote

In the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday‚ Judge Rishi Seegobin dissolved the KwaZula-Natal PEC - preventing the 27-member executive from participating in the conference. Meanwhile, the Bloemfontein High Court voiding the outcomes of the ANC Free State provincial congress. About 100 delegates are affected. The ruling declared null and void the...

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  • Brock Osweiler Leads Broncos to 25-13 Win vs
Brock Osweiler Leads Broncos to 25-13 Win vs

Siemian went to the locker room with an injured left shoulder after Barkevious Mingo drove him into the ground on the Broncos' second series. Broncos: Osweiler's TD pass to Heuerman ended an 18-game regular-season streak without a 50-yard completion and a 13-game regular season streak without a TD pass of 40 more yards.

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  • S. African court blasts Zuma, orders `state capture' inquiry to proceed
S. African court blasts Zuma, orders `state capture' inquiry to proceed

Zuma has survived several votes of no-confidence in parliament. Ntsheke said: "While the court chose not to make any findings on whether perjury had been committed as this was not their task on the day, it ruled out the possibility of any typing errors which might have excused the president's inconsistencies".

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  • Jose Mourinho Won't Stop Pushing - John Terry's Warning For Manchester United Players
Jose Mourinho Won't Stop Pushing - John Terry's Warning For Manchester United Players

He was replaced in the second half for Ashley Young as Bournemouth searched for an equaliser and Mourinho admitted afterwards he was impressed with how the left-back had improved. If the people can not understand that then I'm sorry. "We are trying a conservative treatment, but if that's not working he'll probably have surgery".

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  • Donovan McNabb, Marshall Faulk Named In Sexual Harrassment Lawsuit
Donovan McNabb, Marshall Faulk Named In Sexual Harrassment Lawsuit

In a lawsuit filed against NFL Enterprises in L.A. Superior Court on December 6 and obtained by TheWrap, Wardrobe stylist Jami Cantor alleged age and gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination, among other things.

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  • England Player Suspended For Pouring A Drink On Jimmy Anderson
England Player Suspended For Pouring A Drink On Jimmy Anderson

This clip was first broadcast on 5 live Sport, Saturday 9 December 2017. England are 2-0 down in the Ashes series and will relinquish the urn if they are beaten in the third Test, starting on Thursday. He was an unexpected absentee, however, and it emerged that the 23-year-old had been provisionally banned as he awaits the outcome of his hearing. ...

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  • Wilshere hails Giroud as one of the best in the league
Wilshere hails Giroud as one of the best in the league

It was a frustrating day for Arsenal supporters as they had to watch their side dominate possession and create several more chances than the hosts but settle for a share of the spoils. Last week, France assistant coach Guy Stephan warned Giroud that he could be left out of the World Cup squad if he does not play regularly for his club in the seco...

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  • Raiders WR Cooper leaves with leg injury
Raiders WR Cooper leaves with leg injury

Playing without their best cornerback , the suspended Marcus Peters , the Chiefs had their most complete defensive game of a season that has otherwise been dismal in that regard. Looking ahead: The Chiefs, 7-6, will return to Arrowhead, where they will play host to the Los Angeles Chargers at 7:25 p.m. on Saturday. A handful of unforced err...

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  • Carson Wentz Exits With Knee Injury, Breaks Eagles TD Record
Carson Wentz Exits With Knee Injury, Breaks Eagles TD Record

Elliott kicked a 41-yard field goal to pull the Eagles to 35-34. And everyone in Philly wants to die. He stayed in the game for the remainder of that drive, visibly limping with his face flushed as he threw this pass, breaking the team's single-season record for touchdown passes in a season.

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  • 'I'd be telling Dejan Lovren off' - Sam Allardyce rubbishes Liverpool penalty complaints
'I'd be telling Dejan Lovren off' - Sam Allardyce rubbishes Liverpool penalty complaints

Owen has recently gone down in several Liverpool fans' estimations after thanking Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema's for his refusal to move to Manchester United in 2009 because it was the French forward's decision that paved the way for Owen to join Sir Alex's Ferguson's side.

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  • Colts can focus on 2018 after OT loss to Bills in blizzard
Colts can focus on 2018 after OT loss to Bills in blizzard

Buffalo Bills quarterback Joe Webb had 1 passing yard since the 2011 National Football League season until he connected with Deonte Thompson for a 34-yard gain on Sunday. McDermott had worked as Carolina's defensive coordinator during Webb's time with the Panthers. So far, Peterman is three-of-eight passing for 38 yards.

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  • Green Bay Packers keep Cleveland Browns winless with furious OT comeback
Green Bay Packers keep Cleveland Browns winless with furious OT comeback

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon got into the end zone for the first time since 2013 on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers . The Packers also won their third overtime game of the season, setting a new franchise record. Hundley was 35-of-46 for 265-yards. Six plays later Hundley threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Adams to win the ...

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  • 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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