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England cricketer Ben Stokes could be charged over Bristol brawl

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Press Association reports that detectives investigating the incident involving Stokes outside a Bristol nightclub have passed the file to the Crown Prosecution Service for a decision on charging. Stokes has been stood down by the English Cricket Board pending the outcome of the investigation which could now continue for several weeks. The Stokes saga represents another possible distraction after England chiefs were forced to play down claims that wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow ... Read More »

Antoine Griezmann: 'I kept waiting for Arsenal move'

The transfer ban ends in January, and Griezmann is still linked to the Reds, either for a winter move or to join up with France teammates Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial in the summer. Finally, a few hours before the closing of the market, I knew that Arsenal would not move. It looks like Antoine Griezmann will be added to the list of players who "nearly" joined Arsenal under Arsene Wenger . Read More »

Floyd Mayweather's Beverly Hills Mansion Reportedly Burglarized

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He even posted video training in his Vegas gym, while he's been kicking around the idea of another comeback, the medium says. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that someone in Mayweather's crew returned to the boxer's $26 million mansion on Tuesday afternoon and noticed a window was broken. Read More »

Oregon State to name Washington co-OC Jonathan Smith as next coach

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In four seasons with the Beavers, Smith threw for 9,680 yards and 55 touchdowns. The Beavers went 1-11 this season, ending their year with a 69-10 loss in the Civil War against OR on Saturday. From there, the 38-year-old offensive mind has been on staff at Idaho, Montana and Boise State before joining Washington's staff and Chris Petersen before the 2014 season came together. Read More »

Claude Puel says Leicester's victory over Tottenham is 'promising' for the future

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Tottenham fell behind for the fourth match in a row when Jamie Vardy chipped the ball over Hugo Lloris on 13 minutes and Riyad Mahrez doubled the hosts' lead just before the break. Spurs looked to instantly respond on 16 minutes after a bad giveaway near the halfway line gave Harry Kane the flawless opportunity to play Moussa Sissoko in one-on-one only for Kasper Schmeichel to make a brilliant stop before Vincente Iborra cleared off the line. Read More »

Rumor Central: Nikola Mirotic close to rejoining Bulls' active roster?

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While Mirotic's drama involving his injury has garnered the most attention, LaVine quietly continues to make steady progress as he enters a almost year-long recovery process for his ACL tear in February. He could return to action with the Bulls as soon as later this week, according to the Chicago Tribune . "That's the final hurdle here, getting him back on the court, in uniform, in a game setting". Read More »

11 thoughts on Eli Manning's benching, including the possible nightmare scenario

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The 36-year-old New Orleans native hasn't publicly discussed any intention to retire following New York's stunning decision to bench him in favor of Geno Smith . "My feeling is that if you are going to play the other guys, play them". It was a humiliating possible end to a sterling Giants career, but it's also allowed Manning to demonstrate the kind of player he is. Read More »

Wingsuit flyers jump into plane flying over Swiss Alps

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Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet took more than 100 practice flights to ideal the hazardous stunt with pilot Philippe Bouvier and co-ordinator and navigator Yves Rossy. Yes, a real plane, with a propellor that could easily slice them to shreds. "It was insane. You're at 4,000 meters, you jump and that's it!" 'We had to make the plane safe so we don't hurt ourselves if we touch it. Read More »

Giants CB Janoris Jenkins out for season, to undergo ankle surgery

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He was injured on a pick-six in the Thanksgiving night loss to the Redskins. ESPN's Adam Schefter added that Jenkins will undergo ankle surgery Wednesday and that the ankle ailment has hampered him for two months. Louis Rams (now Los Angeles). Jenkins also had 31 tackles (27 solo), a team-high nine passes defensed, and forced a fumble. He played in four games and was released on November 21. Read More »

Tennessee turns attention to Purdue's Brohm

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Since that time, a number of names have been mentioned as possibilities for the opening. Purdue was in shambles when Brohm took over. Brohm went 6-6 in his first season at Purdue, which was considered one of the better debut seasons for a first-year coach in a Power 5 conference. Read More »

Knicks' Enes Kanter jumps at chance to troll LeBron James for ejection

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LBJ posted 21 points on 10-of-16 shooting, 12 rebounds, and six assists. Kanter has missed three games with a back injury, and his potential return on Wednesday crowds the Knicks' frontcourt even more . After the game, they both traded shots. "You ain't coming to my house and playing that water bottle flip game again", Kanter said, as reported by NorthJersey.com. Read More »

Miami Heat vs Cleveland Cavaliers: Lineups, preview & prediction 11/28/17

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Megastar LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his National Basketball Association career on Tuesday, in Cleveland's 108-97 win over Miami. Wade led the Cavs bench with 17 points but none were as important as the six points he scored early in the final frame to help his team solidify its ninth win in a row. Read More »

Louis not on list of finalist cities for MLS expansion soccer teams

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Tampa/St. Petersburg will join Charlotte, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Raleigh/Durham, St. Louis, San Antonio and San Diego as cities considered for those expansion spots. Bringing a team downtown will further energize Detroit's urban core and impact the community both on and off the field". Following the presentations on December 6, a meeting of MLS' Board of Governors on December 14 in New York City will include additional discussions on expansion with ownership representatives from every ... Read More »

NASCAR Hall of Fame vehicle owner Bud Moore dies at 92

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Moore was inducted into the Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame in 2002, the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2009, and the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2011. Oftentimes, it's an exaggeration. Although Moore chalks up his valor to just doing his job, NASCAR Hall of Fame executive director Winston Kelley said in a statement that it speaks volumes about the Spartanburg, S.C., native. Read More »

WWE star John Cena plays cricket with Shane Watson

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John Cena is a 16-time world champion and genuine WWE star - but it seems unlikely he'll be embarking on a cricket career anytime soon. After the coaching stint, Cena took to Twitter to admit that his effort to learn cricket was indeed poor. Read More »

Wenger: Cech can be our Van der Sar

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The Germany worldwide missed the 1-0 win at Burnley on Sunday but was expected to take part in training on Tuesday, boosting hopes he could be available, but he will still need to pass a late fitness test. Defender Mathias Jorgensen - who wears the nickname "Zanka" on his shirt - reckons the Terriers could use that disappointment to their advantage. "If we can get as many away points as well then we will climb up the table". Read More »

London Stock Exchange CEO Rolet to Step Down Immediately

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David Warren, the LSE group's finance director, will take on the additional role of interim chief executive until a successor to Rolet is found. TCI has demanded a general meeting but LSE has asked them to withdraw this request in light of Rolet's departure. Read More »

Slater not after World Cup redemption

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Australia dismantled Fiji 54-6 in a one-sided semi-final but England were hanging on at the end of their last-four game with Tonga. Slater admitted it took time to get over his infamous wayward pass in his Test rookie year but wasn't thinking of making up for lost time on Saturday. Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will wait to be asked about squad improvements

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Courtois, whose deal expires at the end of the 2018-19 season, stated this month he is not rushing to agree a new contract with the west London club, prompting manager Antonio Conte to urge Chelsea to secure the player's services. He's a really important player for us". Conte has made no secret this season of the fact he believes Chelsea to be lacking in depth, and the Italian conceded that more injuries would leave his squad stretched. Read More »

Tejas a superb aircraft, says Singapore Defence Minister

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Indian defence sources, however, said Singapore has evinced interest in Tejas . He said, "India and Singapore have decided on the approach to issues such as terrorism and maritime security, which included the capabilities in responding to chemical, biological and radiological threats as well as the need for information sharing against the threat of terrorism". Read More »

Peter Crouch: Stoke striker extends stay with new deal

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Peter Crouch has committed his future to Stoke until at least the summer of 2019 after agreeing a one-year extension. Stoke hope to have Ramadan Sobhi fit despite the winger picking up an ankle injury at the weekend while Saido Berahino is also back in contention. Read More »

Allardyce closed to being signed as Everton's manager

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Dutch tactician Koeman had led his side to just 3 wins from 14 across all competitions to start out the campaign, despite the Toffees having invested nearly £150 million on the likes of Gylfi Sigurdsson, Jordan Pickford, Wayne Rooney, Michael Keane and more during the summer. Read More »

Memphis Grizzlies reject Marc Gasol inquiries

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If I'm not on the floor, that means I'm not valued. However, Gasol and Evans are players to watch for the visitors as the tandem's offensive contribution is vital for Memphis' chances, while Parsons is facing Kyle Anderson and although Anderson is solid in defense, Parsons should be the third option in the attack for the Grizzlies, so take a close look at him. Read More »

Fears for Santi Cazorla's career as Arsenal midfielder suffers fresh injury setback

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However, he announced on Twitter on Wednesday that he recently had surgery yet again - but insisted he still hopes to get back on the pitch one day. Initially only expected to be out of action for three months following the 6-0 win over the Bulgarian side, it was then confirmed in February of this year that he would miss the remainder of the 2016/17 campaign. Read More »

Here's why BCCI has made a decision to retire Sachin Tendulkar's jersey no. 10

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Going forward, no Indian player will be able to wear a number 10 jersey in global matches. The number 10 jersey was worn by Sachin throughout his ODI career and for one T20 worldwide. Shardul was subjected to trolling on social media and faced a barrage of comments that mocked the player for "trying to be Sachin". However Thakur had earlier clarified that numerology was the reason for him to choose the number. Read More »

Hearthstone: Kobolds & Catacombs reelase date announced

As announced at BlizzCon , Kobolds & Catacombs comes with 135 new cards, including new card types such as Spellstones and Unidentified items. Kobolds & Catacombs also includes Spelltones, a new kind of Spell that becomes more powerful in your hand if you meet certain requirements. Read More »

Bruce Arians: Blaine Gabbert could be starter in 2018

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There's plenty of blame to go around, from the inability to consistently pass the ball to the coaching staff brainfarting at the end of the game, but overall it was just disheartening to see the Jaguars fall to lesser opponent. Peterson entered this season with 20 interceptions in his first 96 National Football League games, but he didn't record his first interception of this season until two weeks ago against Houston. Read More »

Iranian wrestler throws match to avoid facing Israeli

An Iranian wrestler was forced by Iranian regime to throw an global bout while he was winning, because if he won, he would have had to fight an opponent from Israel. Iran does not recognize the State of Israel and forbids its athletes from competing against Israelis at worldwide sports events. "It is the second time that you have risen up against the oppression of the Palestinians by abandoning your rights in an act of absolute submission", it wrote. Read More »

Mississippi State reportedly set to hire Joe Moorhead as next coach

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Mississippi State , which is ranked 24th in this week's Associated Press Top 25, will have the opportunity to earn a spot in the final rankings of the season for just the fifth time since 1998 provided the team win its bowl game. Penn State's tight ends coach was called a "future coordinator" by the head coach back in August. He's had stops at Pittsburgh, Akron, Georgetown and CT before he ended up at Fordham as the head coach. Read More »

LeBron James ejected for first time in his career

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The quick trigger for the ejection was especially unusual for any National Basketball Association ref, and it had the NBATV crew wondering if James had made contact with Fitzgerald. It was just a straight double-T and ejection for arguing. James finished with 21 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 steals, and 1 block for 60.4 FanDuel points on Tuesday. Read More »

Anthony Joshua says he wants to be compared with Roger Federer

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Joshua, who collected an Olympic gold medal in 2012, said of Fury: "It is a fight I would like to see but the ball's in his court - he has to get fit". Joshua's chin is dodgy. It's a no-lose situation. But if he wins he becomes legendary and then I'll have to come back and give him a boxing lesson, which I don't want to because he's my mate. Read More »

Conte urges Chelsea board to secure Courtois future

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Conte claimed that Luiz's omission against United was purely tactical and has preferred to operate with a three-man defence containing Christensen, the versatile Cesar Azpilicueta and captain Gary Cahill. "I have spoken before about our problems at the start of the season". I take a risk I think is not right to take, especially because the season is long and has just started. Read More »

Eli Manning benched as consecutive starts streak is halted

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The Giants have struggled to a 2-9 record this season amid of wave of injuries to several of their top stars, including wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. A second-round pick in 2013, Smith signed with the Giants as a free agent in the offseason after being released by the Jets. It's worth noting that Manning is *not* hurt, and that Giants coach Ben McAdoo simply wants to get a look at Smith (for some reason) and rookie Davis Webb . Read More »