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Jim Caldwell's extension with Lions only guaranteed through 2018, report says

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In late September, the belief was Caldwell had received a multi-year contract extension from the Lions that stretched beyond 2018, insinuating his job would remain safe after this season. According to the report, the team would have to pay Caldwell for next season only if they chose to fire him, though the Lions won't make a decision regarding his future until this season ends. Read More »

Vikings are likely Panthers' toughest test down stretch

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They had 10 days to prepare for Atlanta, and it looked like it. While Carolina has an opportunity to get a game closer to the South-leading Saints (a win would give them the same record, but New Orleans still owns the head-to-head tiebreaker), the Vikings are all but guaranteed a first-round bye with a win. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp laughs in reporter's face in very spiky post-match interview

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However, Klopp believes the moniker denies recognition to the talent throughout the rest of Liverpool's squad. Klopp said last week that he was unaware of any fresh developments in Coutinho's status at the club. Whatever I could say would not stop your questions, so I think I just don't answer it. "But even a captain can not play all the time - that's how it is". Read More »

Blues forward Jaden Schwartz placed on injured reserve

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Schwartz suffered the injury blocking a shot late in the first period of Saturday's 6-1 win at Detroit. Schwartz, 25, has been one of St. Louis' top forwards this season. Exactly how long Schwartz will be gone for isn't known, but he won't be re-evaluated for six weeks so clearly this is a long-term issue. Barbashev, 21, has played six games with the Blues this season (no points) and 17 with the Wolves (four goals, four assists). Read More »

Bills vs. Colts: Tyrod Taylor, Cordy Glenn inactive for Week 14 game

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As expected, rookie Nathan Peterman will make the second start of his National Football League career Sunday afternoon at cold and snowy New Era Field. However, if the weather deteriorates as it is predicted to do, passing the ball could be hard and the Bills may have to rely on their running game with LeSean McCoy to move the ball. Read More »

Raiders' Cooper questionable for Chiefs game

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He cleared the concussion protocol Wednesday then practiced on a limited basis Friday. A report on Friday indicated that Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper will not play in Sunday's game against the Chiefs because of the ankle injury he suffered in Week 12, but the Raiders aren't ruling him out at this point. Read More »

Neymar is reportedly close to joining Real Madrid

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Showering praises on the 32-year-old for his achievement, Perez said, "I think that Cristiano Ronaldo is the heir to Alfredo Di Stefano, it's an honour to count on a player as good as him". " Neymar was third in the voting rights and other could emerge but it will be very hard for anyone to take the lead from Messi or Ronaldo". The last player other than the duo to win the Ballon d'Or, which is decided through a journalists' ballot, was Kaka, who won with AC Milan in 2007. Read More »

Antonio Conte should go back to title-winning formula for next match

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The Blues had been one a nine game unbeaten streak in all competitions heading into the Premier League clash, but were undone by an early Marko Arnautovic strike . Despite that we created chances to score but we didn't take them. With less than half of the season played, Chelsea have already lost four matches this season - only one fewer than they lost in the whole of their title-winning campaign a year ago. Read More »

Lions' Matthew Stafford expected to play vs. Bucs despite bruised hand

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He'll have to play just as big to get the 6-6 Lions back in the playoff mix. It is a tough call, but keep Stafford benched this week. In the fourth quarter of last Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens , Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford had his hand inadvertently stepped on by Ravens defender, Terrell Suggs . Read More »

Borussia Dortmund sack Peter Bosz & appoint Peter Stoger

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Bosz , 54, was sacked after just 167 days in charge as Dortmund's 2-1 defeat at home to Werder Bremen on Saturday left them winless in their last eight league games. Boaz had been recruited in the summer as a replacement for Thomas Tuchel after guiding Ajax to the Europa league football. Dortmund lie seventh in the Bundesliga , 13 points behind leaders Bayern. Read More »

Chiefs' Peters fined $24309 for penalty flag toss

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The last of which frustrated Peters to the point he picked up one of the flags and tossed it into the seats at MetLife Stadium. Reports that have come out since the incident show that Peters was suspended for multiple incidents that day. Read More »

Michael Owen states 'open' prediction for Southampton v Arsenal

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Wilshere said: "Of course I want to play for my country. They have a good technical level as a team and both sides can create chances so there could be goals there". In the attack, Ozil and Alexis should start behind lone center forward Alexandre Lacazette . But even Giroud, who is yet to start a league game this season, has been warned by Les Bleus assistant manager Guy Stephan that he needs to play more - even if Wenger feels the 31-year-old has had ample opportunity so far this campaign. Read More »

Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona: Liverpool star makes transfer demand

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The Sunday Mirror claims Coutinho, 25, has his heart set on moving to the Nou Camp despite being made captain and scoring a hat-trick in Liverpool's 7-0 win over Spartak Moscow in the Champions League last week. I know it was late in the transfer window and I can understand why we kept hold of him. "There's really nothing to say". "What I will say, because I know you are leading up to the question about January, the club continues to look at acquisitions that will strengthen the squad". Read More »

Alan Shearer sums up Newcastle's current plight after Leicester loss

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Ashley is attempting to sell the club and is in talks with Amanda Staveley's PCP Capital Partners Group, with the two sides unable to agree a price. Ayoze Perez was brought on with the game locked at 2-2 - Dwight Gayle having equalised after Leicester duo Riyad Mahrez and Demarai Gray overturned Joselu's early opener - but the Newcastle forward did not have the intended impact. Read More »

Vasyl Lomachenko stops Guillermo Rigondeaux in six rounds

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And now we clearly know that Lomachenko's special talent is being able to make opponents quit during fights. "This fight is very important for me because a lot of people who are fans, a lot of media want this fight", Lomachenko said. Rigondeaux looked inactive and unable to do enough to keep the bigger man Lomachenko off him. "This is not his weight so it's not a big win for me", Lomachenko, who won gold medals at the Beijing and London Olympics, told reporters. Read More »

Brian Ortega Chokes Out Cub Swanson With Amazing Guillotine

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Swanson had a four-fight winning streak snapped with the loss. Swanson opened up with a leg kick. Attacking with hooks, going to the body, and hacking at the leg, Swanson was finding a home for his strikes. That was followed by a right; Ortega then made a decision to shoot. Moraes got it when he threw a head kick and then adjusted just before landing as Sterling ducked his head and the former World Series of Fighting champion blasted him with a knee that sent him crashing face first into ... Read More »

Paolo Guerrero no irá al Mundial 2018

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De esta manera, la suspensión cubre todo tipo de partidos , incluidos los partidos nacionales , internacionales , amistosos y oficiales. " Paolo Guerrero y su abogado recibieron con extrema sorpresa y decepción el resultado publicado por la FIFA , que castiga al atleta con un año de suspensión, cuando se reconoció que no usa cocaína ", escribió el abogado Pedro Fida vía WhatsApp a América Noticias. Read More »

Chelsea rival Barcelona for Bayer Leverkusen star

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He left Genk in the winter last season for Bayer Leverkusen . Bailey has been one of Leverkusen's key players this season. Bailey is a strong runner with a trick or two up his sleeve and is able to go on rampaging runs down either flank. Read More »

Manny Pacquiao Admits Conor McGregor Among Those Considered for His Next Fight

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Conor McGregor was unable to upset Floyd Mayweather , so maybe he could defeat Manny Pacquiao , another boxer that Mayweather got the better of. I didn't see it [footage of Conor sparring]. " I have every intention of fighting in 2018 if my compensation and business development endeavours accurately reflect my influence on combat sports ". Read More »

Wizards fall to Clippers, 113-112, after a frenetic final 12 seconds

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The Clippers needed just a few more precious seconds out of Williams, just one last shot. However, time hadn't run out. However, after a review, the game clock was found to have started early, giving the Wizards another try. Beal had a 41-point effort against the Clippers at home last season and has averaged 23.8 points in his last six matchups with them, hitting 19 of 42 from beyond the arc. Read More »

North Iowa Marine Corp League still in need of toy donations

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Roy Marcquell, this year's Toys for Tots coordinator. In 2017, the U.S. Marine Corps reported that campaign proceeds topped more than $162,000 and 6,735 toys were collected, making it one of the biggest campaigns in the country, according to Toys for Tots Headquarters in Washington. Read More »

Nebraska volleyball headed to third straight Final Four

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Just when the momentum changed in the Cats' favor, errors became an issue for Kentucky and Nebraska took the first set 25-19. The Nebraska program has accomplished a lot - it's No. The Husker bench went nuts about that, and NU led 23-20. Holman and Albrecht stuffed a Kentucky attack to make it 23-21, but Kentucky answered with a kill. Read More »

Altidore goal propels Toronto FC to first MLS Cup

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After Greg Vanney's men set new a record for single-season points in 2017, their focus will now turn on becoming the dominant force in MLS, with Altidore backed up by difference-making displays from fellow star names Michael Bradley and Sebastian Giovinco . Read More »

New Aggies coach Jimbo Fisher addresses crowd at A&M basketball game

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Jimbo Fisher says the opportunity to coach Texas A&Ms was one he simply couldn't pass up. Fisher told the crowd he hoped to set the NCAA record for highest attendance ever at the 2018 spring game. He then repeated a line from his introductory press conference on Monday. "We've got some great people here, a great organization, and we're looking forward to winning the SEC and going to that national championship". Read More »

MS flag protested at museum opening

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Video could not be loaded. Trump's visit generated boycotts from some civil rights leaders. "This is a tribute to our nation at the highest level". Protesters gathered a few streets over from the museum, including actress, activist and MS native Aunjanue Ellis. Read More »

Manchester derby 'means more than any other game', says City captain Kompany

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For Manchester City , the imperfect replacement of Joe Hart with Claudio Bravo has been addressed by the arrival of the £35 million Brazilian Ederson Moraes , just 24. These are the sort of things where they need to match United. His switch of alligence was highlighted in the marketing campaign by City which saw Tevez emblazed on billboards across the iconic Northern city, unsurprisingly he was booed on every return to Old Trafford but made his own legacy with City which included their ... Read More »

Missouri coach Barry Odom gets contract extension

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Odom is in his second season as Missouri's head coach. Odom gets one new contract incentive: if ticket revenue from home games exceeds $11.7M, Odom will receive an amount equal to 20% of that amount. Additionally, Offensive line coach Glen Elarbee is apparently moving on to Central Florida with former Missouri offensive coordinator Josh Heupel. "I am so appreciative of my team and staff; they continually work together to make Mizzou Football a great representative of our University". Read More »

Army takes on Navy in Philadelphia on WHNT

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Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw (17) runs the ball against Navy during the second half of Saturday's game in Philadelphia. The two teams combined to attempt three passes, with Bradshaw completing his lone attempt for a 20-yard gain to Calen Holt during the Black Knights' final drive of the third quarter. Read More »

Senatla scores his 200th Sevens try

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Senatla achieved the feat in 35 World Rugby Sevens tournaments, bettering the 51-tournament record of Dan Norton from England. "We knew it was going to be tough pool", Friend said. In the shock result of the day, Canada beat Olympic champions Fiji 22-14 to win Pool D. A Glenn Bryce try after a one-hand intercept put Scotland ahead, Tom Mitchell scored the first England try and the match-winning score came from Ruaridh McConnochie. Read More »

Texas hires TCU AD Chris Del Conte for same position

Longhorns women's athletic director Chris Plonsky will still lead the women's athletic department and will report to Del Conte. Time will tell if Del Conte can replicate his success from TCU with the Longhorns. Men's basketball finished last in the Big 12 last season, but coach Shaka Smart is showing signs of quickly turning his program around. TCU also recently completed a $72 million renovation of its football facility. Read More »

Arfield's ice cool finish gives Burnley win over Watford

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Zeegelaar was given his marching orders after being penalised for a two-footed tackle on Steven Defour on 39 minutes. He said: "Normally I don't take my decisions because of this". And unlike Silva, Dyche claims to have no doubts over Probert's decision. It was Chelsea's first defeat in seven top-flight matches and afterwards boss Antonio Conte conceded his team are now out of the title race as they lie 11 points adrift of leaders Manchester City. Read More »

Zach Miller describes gruesome injury and aftermath in emotional interview

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In fact, had it not been for some quick thinking by Bears assistant athletic trainer Sid Dryer , the catastrophic damage to Miller's arteries probably would have resulted in amputation. Miller saved his most touching tribute for his wife, Kristen, who has been with him every step of the way through his recovery. Miller returned to the Chicago area from University Medical Center and was finally released to go home 23 days after the Saints game. Read More »