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Packers sign Corey Linsley to contract extension

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This development comes as a major coup for Linsley, who just last season had lost his job to JC Tretter while sidelined with a hamstring injury. He's tough to guard. Adams has never reached the 1,000-yard mark for a season. The NFL has CBS showing the following two games in West Michigan - the New York Jets at New England Patriots at 1 p.m. Read More »

West Brom´s Chadli out for two months

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Lately however, the Gunners have been making things more hard than they should be. Goalkeeper: Petr Cech will have been disappointed to concede twice at Crystal Palace but neither goal was particularly his fault so I expect him to retain his place with David Ospina once again on the bench. Read More »

College Football Louisville Cardinals vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Start Time, Betting Odds

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Las Vegas has the Louisville Cardinals as 6.5 point favorites for the 2017 Taxslayer Bowl . Mississippi State's senior class is going for its 34th victory, which would tie the school record set in 1942 and matched in 2015. Some may know the TaxSlayer Bowl , one of the longest-running postseason games in college football , by its original name: Gator Bowl. The A-Train averages 4.6 yards per carry and has rushed for five scores this season. Read More »

Thomas tried to force his way into Cavs lineup

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EST. However, his recent performance was encouraging for a Cleveland team that has suddenly lost three of its past four games coming off a streak in which it had won 18 of 19. Whenever Isaiah Thomas makes his debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers , he won't be on the floor for too long. The Cavs lost at Milwaukee two days before that, on Christmas Day at Golden State and Wednesday in Sacramento 109-95. Read More »

Jags Have Decisions To Make Ahead of Season Finale vs. Titans

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They will likely travel to Jacksonville in the first round next week as a lower seed. At 8-7, the Titans need to win on Sunday at home over division rival Jacksonville to make the AFC playoffs. As previously mentioned, the Jaguars' playoff destiny is set. But who they play during Wild Card Weekend is TBD and this game will factor heavily into the equation - whether it ends up being the Ravens, Bills, or Titans for the third time. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku carried off with apparent head injury

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Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku was forced to exit Saturday's game against Southampton on a stretcher after a head-to-head clash with Saints center back Wesley Hoedt. The 24-year-old was eventually stretchered off and given a standing ovation from both sets of supporters. BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey tweeted that Lukaku had not been taken to hospital and was being treated at the stadium. Read More »

Saturday at the World Darts Championship

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He averaged over 107 in demolishing second-seed Wright 4-1 in the second-round, before storming into the semi-finals with a 5-0 whitewash win against Webster . However, back came Van den Bergh with a stirring fightback to make it 4-4 and ensure the match went the distance. The standard was enormous as Van den Bergh hit 13 180s and Cross landed 11. Read More »

Bournemouth 2-1 Everton

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After facing back-to-back games against Manchester United , Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City, Howe's side will know the importance of picking up points from teams outside the top 6. In their first meeting this season, Everton defeated Bournemouth 2-1 at Goodison Park. Everton manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed that Wayne Rooney will be available for his side's trip to Bournemouth on Saturday, having sat out the last two Premier League outings. Read More »

Arctic cold front on the move

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High temperatures on New Year's Day will struggle to climb much above freezing. Jack Frost is showing us no mercy as we start 2018. Any increase in temperatures will be nice and this forecast will probably push in highs around or just below the freezing mark. Read More »

Man shot, killed in SW Houston; suspect at large

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It all happened in front of other employees and customers. 'I just ask our great citizens of this city to pray for each victim here and their families'. The victims have not been named and police are still investigating to determine the motive behind the killings. Houston police are still investigating the case. Read More »

Serena Williams loses on comeback

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Meanwhile, Ostapenko sounded delighted in her official statement, mentioning, "I am thrilled to be playing in Abu Dhabi at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship ". Another player in the field looking to build on his successful 2017 is South African Kevin Anderson. In the finals of the Australian Open earlier this year, Williams beat her older sister, Venus, in straight sets in the process also claiming her seventh title at Melbourne Park. Read More »

Old Firm: Rangers look for first win in last 11 derbies

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The reigning champion had plenty of chances to head into the mid-season break on the back of a win, but its inability to do so left it clinging on to a result that gives Aberdeen a chance to close in on it with victory at home to Hearts. I'm really proud of the way the players stood up to a big challenge at a great stadium. Once you go onto the pitch you have to trust your players to play. Read More »

Washington vs. Penn St Live Stream

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If the junior scrambler can spread the ball around, and keep the secondary on their toes, the Nittany Lion offense should do enough to outscore the Huskies . He also was the Huskies' leading receiver with 62 catches for 721 yards and seven touchdowns. Pettis is the NCAA's all-time leader in punt return touchdowns with nine. Read More »

Roy Hodgson wants Watford's Ben Watson back at Crystal Palace

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Palace's run of eight games without defeat came to an end with the 3-2 home loss to Arsenal on Thursday that left them just a point above the bottom three. "I have assurances from the club owners and chairman, Steve Parish, that is not going to happen", said Hodgson. "It's always nice when people are coming to watch us play", said Hodgson to the South London Press ahead of the City clash. Read More »

Novak Djokovic comeback on hold after Qatar Open withdrawal

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Djokovic, who has been absent for the last six months, had been scheduled to play Bautista Agut in the exhibition tournament, but was forced to withdraw from the meeting with an elbow problem on Friday . The Serb added: "Only when I'm 100 per cent ready to play, I will be able to come back". The other semifinal will see Kevin Anderson , who beat Pablo Carreño Busta in a US Open semifinal rematch yesterday, take on top seed Dominic Thiem for a place in the final. Read More »

Without Steph Curry Warriors struggle to find offense in loss to Charlotte

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They were outscored 26-22 by the Hornets in the third. The Hornets took advantage of the Warriors sloppy play as they scored 32 points off of turnovers. Instead, the questions now center on how Curry will play in his return. "They've had a tough go this year", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. "Who knows? With Steph, nothing would shock me". Read More »

Bellerin bemused by Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal squad divide claims

However, only a handful of players celebrated the goal with the Chilean, who is heavily linked with a move away from North London when the January transfer window opens. Though it has been considered a formality that Sanchez will leave, Wenger added: "Look, first of all nobody knows what will happen really". 'I felt he was very good tonight from the first minute on, focused on the game. Read More »

New Liberian President George Weah Praises "Father Figure" Arsene Wenger

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Weah went on to play for a string of other clubs across Europe, including Chelsea, Manchester City and Marseille. Weah, 51, will take over from outgoing President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, whose 12-year tenure ends in January. A year into his stint with the French principality, he won his first African Footballer of the Year award. Chelsea icon Didier Drogba has already sent Weah a congratulatory message. Read More »

Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo: Wins game with questionable dunk at buzzer

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Antetokounmpo was not called out of bounds though, and he proceeded to finish the play with a dunk on Westbrook with about a second remaining in the game. Asked if George's absence made it hard to adjust offensively, Westbrook was brief. Antetokounmpo drove past Josh Huestis of the Thunder, but as he stepped, it appeared that Antetokounmpo's left foot slid out of bounds right in front of an official. Read More »

Adams to sign 4-year extension with Packers

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However, the team is reportedly locking up one of their top pass catchers, a bright sign in a season full of lowlights. With a wide receiver core of Adams, Randall Cobb , and Jordy Nelson , the Packers look to rebound back to contention in 2018. Read More »

LA Clippers are putting false hope into the return of Blake Griffin

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Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson have often been mentioned as players whose contracts will be impacted if the Lakers need to accommodate two free-agent stars. "And some nights it's because I don't believe he is playing up to the standard that he set for himself". "We're depending on him to do everything". Read More »

Avery Bradley denies sexual assault allegations, confirms settlement payment

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Around 4 A.M. EST, TMZ Sports broke a story claiming that Detroit Pistons shooting guard, Avery Bradley , had entered into a confidentiality agreement with a woman who claimed to have been sexually assaulted by the Pistons' starter. "After the incident, the woman contacted Bradley and accused him of assaulting her". He said the objective of the confidentiality agreement was to protect Bradley's reputation and privacy. Read More »

Big Ten Bowl Preview: 2017 Music City Bowl

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The Wildcats won out the last seven games of the season. It's also worth pointing out that Vanderbilt's Ralph Webb rushed for 70 yards on just nine carries during that stretch. Junior quarterback Clayton Thorson has National Football League aspirations after completing 60.6 percent of his passes for 2,809 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. Read More »

Dirk Koetter Will Reportedly Return For 2018 Season

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Still, the season was a disappointment for the Buccaneers . Reports surfacing Friday indicate that the team has informed Koetter that he will not be fired after Sunday's season finale. Concluding a three game December home stand, the Carolina Panthers finished by defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 22-19 on Christmas Eve. He missed three games this season with ac joint sprain in his throwing shoulder. Read More »

Johnny Manziel Approved To Play In CFL

Jamie Thomas of NFL .com tweeted out a statement by CFL commissioner Randy Ambroise saying that Manziel can play if he adheres to specified conditions of the league. These conditions, while extensive and exacting, remain confidential". Hamilton Tiger-Cats confirm that they have retain the exclusive rights to Manziel by adding him to their Negotiation List. Read More »

Eagles vs. Cowboys Week 17: four things to watch on defense

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It's frustrating, but it's probably for the best the Cowboys won't make the playoffs. The Eagles already have locked up home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs. Eagles 28, Cowboys 24? According to a report by The Athletic's Sheil Kapadia , he needs just 21 more rushing yards to raise his season total to 750 and collect an extra $300,000 that was added to his one-year contract as an incentive. Read More »

National Football League changes concussion protocol after Tom Savage incident

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Dr. Allen Sills, the NFL's Chief Medical Officer, told Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that the Texans followed the concussion protocol as it existed at the time . O'Brien said that if he'd see the video, he would not have let him back into the game. You can say: Was this a weakness [of the protocol]? Savage's return to the game did not reflect the expected outcome of the Protocol. Read More »

Brutal Wind Chills, Dangerous Cold To Dominate Forecast Into New Year

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Temperatures will fall to the low teens with wind chills once again around zero. Frostbite and hypothermia are concerns when the temperatures and wind chill values drop to these levels the next few mornings. The coldest temperature on record is back in 1924 at 18 degrees. High temperatures will be near 10 degrees. Another frigid night is on the way, wind chills to -5º are possible. Read More »

Man Utd: Mourinho says £300m spend not enough

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One thing is a big club, another thing is a big football team, they are two diferent things, we are in the second year of trying to rebuild a football team that you know is not one of the best teams in the world. "I say in the last two matches, we had 15 chances to score and we concede three s**t goals and an awesome free-kick". "When you tell [describe] a club like ManchesterUnited, do you think Milan is not as big as us?" Do you think Inter are not as big as we are? City spent £130m on ... Read More »

Breaking Down UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm

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She was the unquestioned queen of female mixed martial arts, running roughshod over the athletes she faced at 145. The rest is history, Rousey and Tate would compete in a super-fight that captured the attention of the MMA world and the success led to the signing of women to the UFC. Read More »

Antonio Conte: 'Top-four finish will be a successful season'

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In the reverse fixture back in September, the Potters were completely outplayed by Chelsea at the bet365 Stadium, with Alvaro Morata getting three goals and Pedro getting one. Previously: Chelsea are nearly ideal at home against Stoke in the Premier League, with 8 wins and 1 draw in the 9 meetings since 1992 (well, since 2008-09). Read More »

Liverpool's Rhian Brewster calls for action after suffering racist abuse

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Earlier this month, Liverpool told UEFA that they believed Brewster had been racially abused by Spartak Moscow player Leonid Mironov during a UEFA Youth League match. "I'm really happy that he's fearless enough to do what he did because it's such an important thing". I said: 'It's a foul, man, what you playing at?' I was still sitting down at this stage. Read More »

LSU likely to split with offensive coordinator Matt Canada after one year

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NOLA reports Canada will coach in the game. "I haven't", Canada said when asked about his future. I'm working hard, I set up a plan. "No, I haven't", he says . Canada also borrowed the patented phrase Orgeron has used as his motto since he was the interim head coach in 2016 auditioning for the permanent job he got after that regular season. Read More »