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Falcons CB Desmond Trufant out off concussion protocol

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If the Saints get comfortable offensively like they have been, it's going to be tough for the Falcons to keep up, as this isn't the same squad from past year. The New Orleans Saints look for their 10th win in 11 tries to really start running away with the NFC South. · The Falcons are 1-3 (25%) after a loss in 2017, while the Saints are 6-2 (75%) after a win. Read More »

Pogba karma? 'I don't believe in that s***', says De Bruyne

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Former Manchester United player, Gary Neville, has revealed how the club could beat rivals Manchester City in next weekend's Premier League derby. "It is phenomenal but obviously we want to win in the end". "We need to keep focused with whatever we are doing and keep busy with ourselves". However Mourinho was very critical of how the Arsenal players behaved saying "I know the pitch is fantastic and maybe breeds a desire to go to the floor, if it was hard, no; if it was mud, no, the ... Read More »

Mourinho hails De Gea

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There was also the incredibly one-handed save from Alexandre Lacazette and a brilliant reaction follow-up to deny Alexis Sanchez with his boot. It proved a turning point, with United landing a sucker punch soon after Lingard got his second. Read More »

Warriors star Curry suffers ankle injury

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The Pelicans built a 20-point lead at halftime, but the Warriors surged back quickly in the third quarter, going on a huge run to rapidly slice their deficit. Steph Curry was having a great game until the final moments of regulation on Monday night. Curry's right foot rolled over Moore's foot and the Warriors point guard fell to the floor. Read More »

Man City's Kevin De Bruyne: 'Beating Manchester United will not mean anything'

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Manager Jose Mourinho will at least be hopeful Pogba returns to Premier League football in peak condition before the congested festive schedule begins in earnest. "I just know that Paul is frustrated and a bit disappointed with this colleague, Koscielny, with this kind of reaction". He's unbelievable. He took a red card and that's the way it goes: you have injuries and suspensions. Read More »

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas reacts to Mark Clattenburg Spurs story

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Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has claimed he "allowed Tottenham [Hotspur] to self-destruct" during their ill-tempered draw with Chelsea in May 2016, during the title run in. He added: 'I helped the game. I used to give Clattenburg the benefit of the doubt, as I tend to give it to most referees since their job is thankless and nigh impossible, but these are extraordinary quotes from someone who gets paid far more (both in terms of money and attention) than he should to do ... Read More »

The Oscars Are Starting Earlier This Year

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The 90th Oscars will be held on March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The upcoming Oscars ceremony will begin 30 minutes earlier than in years past. The deadline is Friday, Jan 12, which is one day after the Critics' Choice Awards announces its roster of nominations. There's no La La Land this year-i.e. Read More »

United States soccer president will not seek re-election

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Sunil Gulati has chose to end his 12-year reign as U.S. Soccer president by not running in February's election, and the initial reaction is: Maybe the United States is finally becoming a soccer country. Gulati, an economist who remains a member of the Federation Internationale de Football Association council, is also the chairman of the joint USA/Canada/Mexico bid for the 2026 World Cup. Read More »

Mayfield a Heisman Finalist for Second Time

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The official voting window for the 2017 Heisman Trophy victor closes today, and the victor will be announced Saturday night amid much pomp and circumstance in NY. He has another 310 yards rushing and 5 touchdowns. Mayfield set an FBS record for passing efficiency, breaking his own record set in 2016. Mayfield has led the Sooners all season, leading them to their third straight Big 12 title and second appearance in the college football playoff. Read More »

Anthony Davis to have groin injury examined Sunday, sources say

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Tonight, the New Orleans Pelicans will be without star power forward Anthony Davis for their second straight game. His words, however, had a more cautious tone. Davis is in his sixth National Basketball Association season and has dealt with nagging injuries throughout his career. This season, the "Brow" is averaging an impressive 25.2 PPG, 11 RPG and 1.7 BPG on 57% from the field and 36% from deep . Read More »

College Football Playoff 2017-18:Updated Odds and Predictions Against the Spread

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No. 2 Oklahoma is making its second appearance in the College Football Playoff , set to play Georgia in a semifinal game in the Rose Bowl. In a down SEC East division, the Dawgs not only won, they dominated nearly all comers. But there was a whole lot of trash-talking in the responses to his tweet, and that was certainly entertaining: All this less than 24 hours after the College Football Playoff was announced? Oklahoma: Won three straight Big 12 titles. Read More »

Crews try again to implode Pontiac Silverdome

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Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman compared the Silverdome to her city. And now someone called Self Aware Trash from Hell, Michigan, created a Facebook event for people to throw rocks at the structure until it falls. One posted, "The #Silverdome not collapsing when the charges went off might be the most #Lions thing in the history of Lions things". "Even the walls are afraid to cross the goal line". Read More »

Chelsea's Victor Moses ready for Atletico Madrid clash

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You can just give up and accept you are not going to be part of the team or the club in the future. "It is true that I have a very good personal relationship with him, I love his work, I love his passion, I love his ideas". "What is 30? Nothing", Fabregas added. I understand his philosophy and must say I am very proud of this and also very happy I am where I want to be and that's all down to belief and trust and hard work'. Read More »

LaVar Ball Reportedly Pulls LiAngelo Out Of UCLA

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When LiAngelo returned to the United States, the university put him on indefinite suspension, a punishment that LaVar believes is unjust because the charges were dropped against his son. The detained players were allowed to return home after President Donald Trump said he spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping and secured their release - though the elder Ball publicly disputed Trump's involvement. Read More »

Jose Mourinho coy on Mesut Ozil move

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Mourinho was then asked why he was not surprised, and said: "I can't answer to the second question". "Zlatan needs some time of very hard work on the muscular area that supports the knee that had the problem". But when you speak about Luke Shaw , you are right. Selected tomorrow - yes for sure. "I will make a few but not too many changes". I am not going to make him play tomorrow so Matic is out. Read More »

Leon Goretzka reveals when he will make his transfer decision

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United have been linked to the German, who has made 12 global appearances for his country, though Schalke are ready to make him the highest paid player in the club's history in a bid to dissuade him from leaving. "'The final decision will be made in January". The German player's contract runs out next summer and he'll be free to sign for a new club when the winter transfer window opens. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Believes His Side is Still Alive in League Title Race

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Arsene Wenger was happy with his squad's overall performance. As long as mathematically it's possible you have to fight. But 68-year-old Wenger believes his team is still in the race for the English top flight cup, saying he will not give up on the trophy like Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, who had just accepted his team can not win the title after a draw with West Brom at the end of November. Read More »

Buffalo Sabres acquire Oakville's Wilson from Detroit

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Wilson has totaled 32 points (13 goals, 19 assists) and 44 penalty minutes in 123 career National Hockey League games with the Penguins and Red Wings. Wilson has no points in 20 games overall this season. "Rodrigues (age 24, 5'11", 182 pounds) will join the Sabres for his first recall of the season after appearing in 30 games with the team during his second professional season in 2016-17. Read More »

Silva: Where was Allardyce at my age?

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Marco Silva has hit back at Sam Allardyce after the new Everton manager scoffed at comparisons between himself and the Watford boss. If Everton do decide to make a move the fact Evans is due to fall out of contract in the summer of 2019 could work in their favour, as if the Baggies can line up a replacement a deal may be possible. Read More »

Jimbo Fisher Introduces TAMU To Girlfriend Courtney

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Of course, Fisher didn't call out Florida State officials by name. The game marked the season finales for both teams after being rescheduled from its original September 9 date due to Hurricane Irma. Despite all his accomplishments, Fisher certainly didn't leave Tallahassee on a high note. "You have to have a comprehensive plan and you have to work to it and you have to do the things you have to to be successful". Read More »

Manchester United confirm Aliou Traore capture

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Check out another video of Traore in action for the France youth side. But, it seems the reports of Manchester United being able to beat their neighbours and the Serie A champions to land the youngster has indeed become reality. He's a box-to-box midfielder who's been capped for the French under-16 side. Arnau Puigmal, Dylan Levitt, Aidan Barlow, Ethan Galbraith are just some of the names at McKenna's disposal in the middle of the park and now Aliou seems to have joined the list. Read More »

Giroud urged to find playing solution

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He needs to find a solution . "A departure? It is up to him". "Olivier has been very good for us in the last few months and he has a very high ratio in terms the amount of games played to goals". France assistant coach Guy Stephane has warned Olivier Giroud that, if he does not play more regularly for Arsenal, he faces the possibility of missing out on a trip to the World Cup next summer. Read More »

Bengals could improve to .500 with defeat of Steelers

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This game could honestly go a ton of different directions, ranging anywhere from an upset for the Bengals in a close game to an absolute blowout at the hands of Ben Roethlisberger , Antonio Brown and LeVeon Bell for the Steelers . The Pittsburgh Steelers have rivalries with AFC North foes the Cleveland Browns and the Baltimore Ravens, but the rivalry between the Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals , at least for a few players, is much more fierce. Read More »

India name Bumrah, Patel in squad for South Africa tests

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As the Sri Lanka tour concludes in December, India take on a bigger and tougher challenge when they travel to South Africa. Wicket-keeper batsman Parthiv Patel has been called back in the Test squad while Jasprit Bumrah has earned maiden call in the longest format. Read More »

Herm Edwards Hired As Head Coach Of Arizona State

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He has not coached at any level since 2008, when he finished 2-14 in his eighth year as an National Football League head coach, his third and final year with the Kansas City Chiefs . After spending three seasons as San Jose State's defensive backs coach, he took the same position with the Chiefs in 1992. The former defensive back made his name as a player for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1977 until 1985. Read More »

Man United's Matic, Ibrahimovic ruled out of CSKA game

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Ibrahimovic was expected to return and potentially replace the misfiring Romelu Lukaku in attack on Tuesday, but Mourinho revealed that the 36-year-old's specific training program means he will not be available. He'll be back to normal after CSKA '. The chance of elimination for United is so slender that Mourinho will rest goalkeeper David de Gea, following his man-of-the-match display against Arsenal on Saturday. Read More »

Ander Herrera: 'Manchester United peaking at flawless time'

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Gary Neville has outlined how Manchester United can get the better of City in the Manchester derby this weekend, despite the absence of their talisman Paul Pogba. So we are optimistic of course". Gary Neville believes Manchester City have offered Manchester United "a ray of hope" in the Premier League title race. Read More »

Matip to miss crucial Spartak Moscow clash

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Even if Liverpool lose, they'll qualify if Maribor can beat Sevilla. Jurgen Klopp is unsure how long he will be without the services of the injured Joel Matip, conceding that he could miss a month of action. But as always, it's possible. England worldwide Nathaniel Clyne is still a while away from returning to action. Coutinho scored his second goal and Liverpool FC's fifth of the Premier League clash in a 5-1 win at Brighton. Read More »

Tom Brady Can See Why Rob Gronkowski Gets So Frustrated With Officials

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As for any possible discipline, Belichick said this, via NBC Sports Boston's Phil Perry : "I didn't really see what happened on the whole play". Gronkowski may be suspended for Week 14 against the Dolphins as a result of his cheap shot on cornerback Tre'Davious White during the fourth quarter of Sunday's 23-3 victory over the Bills , ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert reports. Read More »

Derrick Rose Reportedly Eyes Return To Cleveland Cavaliers

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Rose flew to Cleveland Monday morning to report to the Cavs training facility, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported . Rose has been communicating with only a scant few people, but his agent, B.J. Rose has missed 16 of the Cavs' 23 games this season including the past 12. Rose's status will be updated as appropriate when he reaches the point of returning to play. Read More »

Snow Forecast This Week

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A level 2 cold weather alert is now in force, with the falling temperatures having the potential to cause health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. "Temperatures will struggle to get much above 5 or 6C (41 to 43F)". At the moment, it looks like there'll be some rain and snow on Saturday night. Read More »

Jamie Carragher names his man for next Manchester United captain

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Is it embarrassing for Arsenal for one of their greatest ever players to be accepting Pogba's jersey or is it perfectly fine and too much fuss is being made about it? A lot will hinge on Marriner's match report, which the FA will examine before deciding whether the player is deserving of a more severe punishment on Monday. Read More »

Nathan Lyon's stunning catch gets a follow-up cameo from Mitchell Starc

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It added to England's troubles and with the visitors already suffering from the serious pace on offer - and Aussies making the most of it - it added another element to their woes. Australia tightened their grip on the pink ball Test and they pursue a 2-0 lead in the series after winning last week's Brisbane opener by 10 wickets. Read More »