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Pearson nominated for athlete of the year

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Van Niekerk and Semenya had also been nominated for the awards previous year, which were won by Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and Ethiopian distance runner Almaz Ayana. Half of the votes will come from the IAAF council, 25 percent from the IAAF member federations and committee members, and the remaining 25 percent from a public vote on social media. Read More »

Adorable Footage Of Conor McGregor Irish Dancing As A Kid Emerges

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Moments after Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather finally entered the ring, the T-Mobile Arena reverberated with jeers as Robert Byrd's pre-fight instructions took a rather freaky turn. Nah, he doesn't want it that way. It's easy to talk all that s**t, now since it was so easy, you've got to box, and you've got to prove it. "You talked all this shit about how you handled it in the cage". Read More »

Van Dijk still holds Liverpool hope after failed 'step up'

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The Netherlands global was one of Jurgen Klopp's top transfer targets this summer, however Liverpool had to pull out of a deal after they were deemed to have contacted the player unlawfully. But Liverpool have concede 12 goals in seven games, with only West Ham and Crystal Palace conceding more. VIRGIL VAN DIJK has risked a new stand-off with Southampton after warning he could still try to quit the club in January. Read More »

Redskins vs. Chiefs Preview & Prediction

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Cousins has a formidable deep ball and the gumption to sling it at will, but he's at his best when establishing shorter passes early, developing a balanced rhythm and utilizing play action. Swearinger, a captain in just his first year with the team, and linebacker Zach Brown , who ranked second in the National Football League in tackles through three weeks. Read More »

England ace Marcus Rashford believes Three Lions have World Cup chance

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Cahill is one of the favourites to take on the armband, along with Tottenham star Kane and Liverpool's Jordan Henderson, all of whom are in the squad for this month's final World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania. "So every chance people will get they'll be sure to take it". Former England bosses Fabio Capello and Sven-Goran Eriksson both blamed fatigue for previous tournament failures but Southgate will have no sympathy for such arguments this time around. Read More »

Klopp comments on Salah's performance against Newcastle

The result is the hosts' first draw of the season following 3 wins and losses apiece, and it puts them on 9th position on the Premier League log heading into the worldwide break. If going in to the worldwide break on a downer isn't bad enough, coming out of it we'll be coming up against a Manchester United side that's absolutely flying. Read More »

Els: We need Pres Cup control

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This was his 23rd straight team in the Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup . Mickelson posted his 26th Presidents Cup match win - extending his record after tying and then surpassing the 24-win mark of Tiger Woods earlier in the week. "The Americans got a lot of support (in New Jersey); they were big crowds". The (Internationals) are really going to have to invest more in this as a group collectively on the off-year. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif's party set to elect him chief

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The Supreme Court deposed Sharif in July following an investigation into corruption allegations against him and his family, making him the 15th prime minister in Pakistan's 70-year history to be ousted before completing a full term. In a brief interaction with the party workers, he appealed them to pray for his wife's early recovery, who has recently undergone two surgeries for throat cancer. Read More »

'Horrible' Fellaini is Man United's plan B - Gerrard

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Mourinho suggested Fellaini was benefiting from his management more than he had done under his predecessors at Old Trafford . As Mourinho said after the win over Palace, "I have always trusted Marouane, since day one, and try to give him cofidence and show him how useful he is for the team". Read More »

Mariota leaves game at half with hamstring injury

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Watson's first start came the week before, a 13-9 win at Cincinnati highlighted by his 49-yard touchdown run. The biggest reason for Houston's success on Sunday was the dynamic play of rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson . "He wants to throw the football", O'Brien said. "He's seeing a lot of different things: third-down blitzes for the first time, red-area things for the first time. Read More »

Rohit slams century as India wrap up series 4-1

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India head into this final ODI against Australia already 3-1 up on the series. Team India will aim to cap off another bilateral series in style as the lock horns with Australia in Nagpur . Bhuvneshwar Kumar was fairly accurate his first spell but Bumrah paid the price for being erratic. But the when Stoinins was looking risky, Bumrah trapped him in front. Read More »

Jose Mourinho 'Highly Confident' of Signing Arsenal's Mesut Ozil

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With Ozil's contract due to expire next summer, the club are ready to cash in on him now as opposed see him walk away for nothing at the end of the season. Arsenal legend Paul Merson has warned star Mesut Ozil that he must work hard to reclaim his position in Arsene Wenger 's side. Let's hope that this is just paper talk and if the Gunners have to sell Ozil, they will do it overseas. Read More »

Todd Gurley looks even better than he did as a rookie

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Their "big play" rank for passing (passes over 25 yards) was sixth worst in the NFL-and that seems to be the same this season. The Cowboys lead the all-time series with the Rams, 17-16. Now let's go out and do what we're supposed to do. Don't look now, but the Rams are good. Prescott led the Cowboys to a final touchdown with 7:11 left in the game when he hit tight end James Hannah from 28 yards out, concluding a 5-play, 75-yard drive that took 2:30 off the clock, narrowing the gap to ... Read More »

Frustrated by former manager Rafa Benitez

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Since then Liverpool has only collected five points from a possible 12 to drop to seventh. Simon Mignolet earmarks Liverpool's meeting with Manchester United immediately after the global break as a chance for his side to return to winning ways. Read More »

Jamie Carragher and Graeme Souness analyse Liverpool defence

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Sturridge has remained rooted to the bench, with manager Jurgen Klopp withholding his faith in the player. Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been urged to join Newcastle United by former Arsenal ace, Ian Wright. Sturridge has scored 62 goals in 126 appearances for Liverpool since joining the club in 2013. "If Firmino is playing well, then Daniel Sturridge doesn't start today...he hasn't been a starter in 2 years under Klopp". Read More »

Ethiopia bids to host major African football tournament after 42 years

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It would be recalled that a CAF executive committee meeting presided over by CAF President Ahmad Ahmad, in Accra, took the decision to stripe Kenya of the right to host Africa's second most prestigious football championship. These include Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea and Morocco. It is expected that the hosts will be announced in around a week from now. The 5th edition is to be held in 2018. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane Praises Isco, The Street Football Poet Laureate

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Real Madrid's midfielder Isco challenges Espanyol's Spanish midfielder Sergi Darder (R) during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs RCD Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 1, 2017. That would have been a remarkable development. For any other player except for Lionel Messi , a three-match scoreless run in La Liga wouldn't seem so unusual, particularly when goals are being scored in other competitions. Read More »

AL Wild Card 2017: 5 reasons Yankees will win

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Judge told Newsday that the regular season was great, but the real season is about to begin. While Santana has been able to limit his BB:K ratio (0.37:1), his home-run rate is slightly concerning, as he's given up 1.32 HR/9 during the regular season. Read More »

Harry Winks describes England call-up as "proudest" moment of his career

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The Manchester City midfielder earned a surprise call-up last week, with Gareth Southgate selecting him in his squad for the first time since becoming England manager past year. But he has impressed for Spurs recently, starring in their 4-0 win at Huddersfield on Saturday. Southgate's squad has now been trimmed down to 25 due to the injuries, but one of those Lions, Dele Alli, will not be available for the Slovenia game due to suspension. Read More »

Yankees host Twins as Major League Baseball playoffs begin

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For the World Series , the Astros will beat the Cubs because MVP candidate Jose Altuve has been an excellent leader for the team all season, especially going into the postseason . I believe that Chicago has the toughest road to the Series, as the Nationals and Dodgers are two clubs that have proven consistency throughout the season; nonetheless, I look forward to October and hope to see some of last year's magic to the diamond. Read More »

Trubisky to start for Bears at QB against Vikings

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That game will be October 9 on " Monday Night Football " at home against the Vikings. The switch has been made. It's hardly a surprise that the Bears (1-3) will go with Trubisky considering how badly Glennon has struggled. It has been reported that Bears general manager Ryan Pace promised Glennon the starting job, but they still have the right to relegate him to the bench if he underperforms. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United still can not be called title contenders

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Chelsea are now in 4th place in the Premier League , and they are five points behind the leaders Manchester City . Despite the absence of Sergio Aguero after the Argentine striker broke a rib in a auto crash on Thursday, City dominated and nearly took a first half lead when Thibaut Courtois pushed out Fernandinho's header. Read More »

Damn! Kendrick Lamar just announced United Kingdom tour dates for 2018

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Tour to Dublin's 3Arena on February 7. The "LOYALTY" rapper will be supported on the tour by singer James Blake . The tour will continue into March in European cities like Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin and Oslo. The song has been hailed as one of the album's stand-out tracks, with even the most ardent U2 detractors begrudgingly admitting that, somehow, the weird team up is one of the LP's highlights. Read More »

Derek Carr not expected to miss time with back spasms

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It just felt natural. That pass was a handsome play, and one of the only highlights for the Raiders offense as Holton raced down the field unopposed and outraced a safety to the end zone for a 64-yard score. The Los Angeles Chargers' Melvin Gordon , Dallas' Ezekiel Elliott , Buffalo's LeSean McCoy and the Raiders' Marshawn Lynch have been held to a combined 95 yards on 50 attempts, an average of 1.9 yards by the foursome, who have combined for 12 Pro Bowls. Read More »

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku misses Belgium training due to ankle injury

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Marouane Fellaini was also absent. Lukaku has made an incredible start to life at United following his move from Everton over the summer, and scored again in the club's 4-0 win over Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Saturday. After the worldwide break, United face a critical run of fixtures with Premier League clashes with Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea as well as a Champions League double header against Benfica. Read More »

More positives than negatives from Arsenal defeat - Hughton

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The Frenchman has won seven FA Cup title with the Gunners . The England worldwide has 18-months left on his contract, which sees him as one of the highest paid players at the club - but he is yet to start a league game this season. Nigerian worldwide Alex Iwobi should score at least 10 goals for English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal FC. Brighton kept the pace up right through the end of stoppage time, but the game ended without any more scoring. Read More »

ESPN National Anthem Will Air Tonight After Vegas Shooting

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The anthem will be then followed by a moment of silence in honor of the victims. McCarthy reported the news on Sunday of how ESPN was preparing to handle the coverage in Week 4. More than 100 NFL players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance during the national anthem during Week 3, the first weekend of action following Trump's rally. Read More »

Promoted: Japanese Grand Prix preview with F1 Experiences

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A late bid to pass Daniel Ricciardo for third place proved fruitless as Vettel's tires dropped in performance, but the German was nevertheless pleased to finish fourth, with his race pace looking stronger than that of Hamilton's at a track where Mercedes was expected to dominate. Read More »

LaVar Ball's latest: Will home-school, home-train youngest son LaMelo

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LaMelo scored 92 points for Chino Hills in a game last season. LaVar Ball planned to pull LaMelo Ball , a 16-year-old junior, from the school Tuesday. I don't want no distractions on Melo. Gillig told him: "I'm trying to win the game". Ball said that he still plans to have LaMelo play for UCLA, like his older brothers, in 2019-20. Read More »

Raikkonen fails to take the start in Malaysia

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Vettel trails Hamilton by 28 points at the top of the drivers' standings and it looks nearly certain that the German will lose more ground on Sunday. "After the season I've had, this victory has come at a very good time!" "But I know I made the most out of it". That is despite the fact the young Dutchman has not scored even half the number of points compared to his fellow Red Bull driver Ricciardo. Read More »

Braves general manager Coppolella resigns amid Major League Baseball probe

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The Braves concluded the 2017 regular season on Sunday. The offseason moves were for naught, as Colon and Garcia were both ditched midseason and the bullpen once again ranked as one of the league's worst. "We will not be issuing any further comment until the investigation is complete". Special assistant to the general manager Gordon Blakeley is also wrapped up in the situation, per Rosenthal. Read More »

Jim Harbaugh names starting QB for Michigan State game

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Harbaugh has yet to detail the exact nature of the injury. MI had its bye last week, but Harbaugh told reporters Speight wouldn't have been able to play regardless. "It meant a lot for me, even if I don't play the rest of the year, to be able to go out and beat my former coach", O'Korn said. O'Korn came in and threw for 270 yards and a touchdown against a pick in the 28-10 triumph. Read More »