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Colts Secure the Third Overall Pick in the 2018 NFL Draft

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The offense even gave away points early in the fourth period when Hassan Ridgeway sacked T.J. Yates in the end zone for a safety. Brissett threw a pair of scoring passes in that game to T.Y. Frank Gore: The 34-year-old running back was strong in his 2017 finale. He returned later and finished with 24 carries for 100 yards. The Colts defense should prioritize the pass rush coming into this game because Yates has not proven over his National Football League career to be a good enough ... Read More »

Latest sign Jets' Christian Hackenberg will play vs. Patriots

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It's becoming clear Christian Hackenberg will make his National Football League debut this Sunday against the Patriots. Chung was impressive in New England's win over the Buffalo Bills , but he allowed Seferian-Jenkins to catch eight passes for 46 yards and a touchdown when these teams met in Week 6 in NY. Read More »

Steelers QB Roethlisberger, RB Bell out vs. Browns

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The Steelers wasted no time, and scored another touchdown, this time backup quarterback Landry Jones connected with wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster on a 20-yard touchdown pass. Best case scenario for the Browns , they pull off their first win of the season. In addition to the quick scoring drive, the Steelers' defense ratcheted up the pressure against the Browns and rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer throughout the first quarter. Read More »

Vikings Rule 4 Players Out For Regular Season Finale

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But Sherels hasn't broken one yet this season, and the Vikings always seem to get a few special teams boosts each year. Sunday's season finale for the Bears in Minnesota is a chance for guys like Prince Amukamara (20) to prove they're worth keeping as the team rebuilds. Read More »

Carlton out of Peach Bowl

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Yes, Auburn knows UCF's offense has some unique concepts. The Tigers said the Knights do run unique concepts. The offense, something Scott Frost brought from OR to UCF and is coordinated by Troy Walters, has scored at least 30 points in every game this season with Milton finishing as the conference's player of the year and eighth in Heisman voting. Read More »

Raiders going after Jon Gruden, offer him stake in team

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Head coach Jack Del Rio went 12-4 with the Raiders last season and signed a contract extension prior to the 2017 season. Another NFL source close to this situation said Oakland's owner has always held a high regard for Gruden dating back to when Gruden coached the team between 1998 and 2001 until long after Davis' father Al made a trade with Tampa Bay that included Gruden. Read More »

Bill O'Brien likely to remain with Texans

O'Brien has one season remaining on a five-year deal he signed when he became the Texans' coach in 2014. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle cited many sources about the clash of egos between the two and the tension that has surrounded the squad because the two dislike each other that much. Read More »

De Bruyne carried off at Palace as Jesus also suffers injury

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The Brazil global went over awkwardly early on at Selhurst Park, overstretching as he inadvertently did the splits. Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus will be out for "one or two months" with the injury he sustained during Sunday's 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace , says manager Pep Guardiola . Read More »

Chelsea thrash woeful Stoke as pressure mounts on Mark Hughes

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Stoke were blown away as goals from Antonio Rudiger , Danny Drinkwater , Pedro , Willian and Davide Zappacosta sealed a 5-0 win that lifted Chelsea to second in the Premier League table . "Today, for example, Hazard was rested". Morata knows Costa well having played with him for Spain's national team in the last few years. "It is important to make the best rotation but you have to make sure you don't lose the balance of your team". Read More »

Steven Smith ton sees Australia, England draw fourth Ashes Test

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Smith, ably assisted by David Warner then later Mitch Marsh, dug in desperately as England pushed for a consolation prize after they relinquished the urn at the WACA in the third test. With Australia still 99 behind, Warner was joined by the similarly obdurate Smith, captain and his deputy nearly shotless in the face of the accuracy of England's fast bowlers. Read More »

City star Jesus set for two months on the sidelines

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Crystal Palace boss Hodgson masterminded a stalemate at Selhurst Park which is the first time in 18 games that the runaway Premier League leaders have dropped points. A big fan of Gabriel Jesus' energy and off the ball work, he will have to suffice with the ruthless finishing and intelligent movement of Sergio Agüero for the time being. Read More »

Man Utd's Young charged with violent conduct

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The Manchester United defender appeared to elbow Dusan Tadic during the 0-0 draw with Southampton at Old Trafford on Saturday. "Young's charge follows an incident during Saturday's game against Southampton which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video", the FA said in a statement. Read More »

Cross wins first set against Van Gerwen

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Rob Cross , from St Leonards, overcame the world number one and defending champion by six sets to five in an epic semi-final after winning a sudden death 11th leg in the deciding set. "Now I'm retiring, [Jamie Lewis] is the one to watch for, trust me, because he's a lovely player, he's got a cracking family behind him and he's got no airs and graces, just gets on with his job". Read More »

New York Knicks edge New Orleans Pelicans for rare road win

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The Pelicans were en route to a victory, holding a slim lead over the New York Knicks late in the contest, but they couldn't hand on, dropping a heart-breaker, 105-103. "They didn't try to do anything they were incapable of doing". The Knicks (18-18) were ahead by 11 at halftime, but Davis led a surge in the third quarter. Read More »

Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea win over Stoke City caps off a great year'

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The Blues dominated from the start in spite of resting Belgian star Hazard ahead of next week's clash at Arsenal . It'd be hard for Conte not to be encouraged after he left Eden Hazard , Cesc Fabregas , Tiemoue Bakayoko, and Andreas Christensen out of his lineup and still clobbered a Premier League opponent. Read More »

Wallaby star Karmichael Hunt stood down from rugby activities following cocaine bust

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Pleading guilty to a "terrible mistake", Hunt was fined $2,500, while the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) issued a $30,000 fine of their own, along with a six-week suspension. Hunt re-signed with the Queensland Reds last month for another two years. "At this stage no further instructions have been taken". In a statement, Rugby Australia (RA) said it had been "made aware of an incident involving Wallabies and Queensland Reds back Karmichael Hunt in Brisbane". Read More »

Raiders Preparing To Make 'Strong Offer' To Jon Gruden

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Always a fun personality and one of the most quotable analysts that ESPN has been able to hang onto during their recent purge of talent, Gruden has been out of the professional coaching ranks since 2008. The NFL's finance committee also would have to vet Gruden, but there is no reason to think it would not approve the deal. Gruden last commented on the situation three weeks ago, at a Tampa-area press event that, coincidentally, a handful of reporters covering the team were told about. Read More »

Eden Hazard on bench as Chelsea face Stoke City

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Conte has pinpointed their FA Cup third round tie away to Norwich City on January 6th as a probable return date for both the Brazilian worldwide and fellow returnee, Charly Musonda. "At the same time we know we must continue to work and improve, and prepare for a very hard game against Arsenal ". Eden Hazard , Cesc Fabregas and Tiemoue Bakayoko were all rested, presumably with next week's trip to Arsenal in mind. Read More »

Florida State at Duke

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As a result, Duke was ahead for much of the first half, leading by as many as seven points on multiple occasions. Florida State is also 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall and 1-6-2 ATS in the last nine Saturday games. "In reality, you have to play them anyway", FSU coach Leonard Hamilton said in shrugging off that opening stretch. Duke has played just once since the BC loss, allowing Krzyzewski to put his team through refining practice work after having little time for it in November. Read More »

Fernandinho hails Pep Guardiola's leadership at Manchester City

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Guardiola's Manchester City are enjoying a remarkable season, sitting with a 13-point lead at the top of the Premier League - with a game in hand - and having eased into the last 16 of the Champions League . I think the new players give energy, with the way they are in the locker room. In fact, Guardiola's charges have conceded on trips to Bournemouth, West Brom and Huddersfield and so while there's no value in backing Over 2.5 Goals at [1.44], it may pay to support an away-day ... Read More »

Phil Taylor into final after beating Jamie Lewis

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When are the semi-finals? Now he is just two games away from the final. Can Jamie Lewis cause the biggest upset in darts history? "It has not sunk in that I am through to the quarter-finals". Taylor, from Stoke-on-Trent, won the first of his world titles in 1990 when part of the British Darts Organisation, then the only major darts circuit. Read More »

Commonwealth Games trials: Sushil Kumar, Praveen Rana supporters clash

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However, controversy didn't leave his side yet again, when provoked by the protests of Parveen Rana, whom Sushil had defeated in the semifinals of the trials, the supporters of the senior wrestler took matters into their own hands and engaged in a fisticuff with Parveen and his colleagues, including his own brother, who suffered some serious injuries. Read More »

Giants fire longtime personnel executive Marc Ross

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Gettleman started cleaning house by firing longtime executive Marc Ross and waiving right tackle Bobby Hart , the team announced Saturday. "Clearly, we're going in a different direction, but that doesn't make these kinds of decisions any easier". Read More »

Alvaro Morata reveals conversation with Tottenham Hotspur manager

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But he could have arrived in England sooner with Mauricio Pochettino claiming earlier in the season that Tottenham made an approach for him two years ago. Providing a goal and two assists in their 5-2 Premier League win on Tuesday, Alli was pivotal as Spurs kept pace for Champions League places. "It's a good thing in England, and important for a striker to be good in the air". Read More »

Jordan Ayew Scores In Swansea City Win At Watford

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New manager Carlos Carvalhal says that Swansea City do not need a "miracle" or "divine help" to be able to remain in the Premier League. Maybe two people will look and say maybe not! But confidence is more high, belief is more high. The ball looped up for on-loan Benfica winger Carrillo to head his first Hornets goal into an unguarded net. The equaliser came from a knockdown from Oli McBurnie, and fellow substitutes Narsingh and Nathan Dyer combined for the victor. Read More »

Griffin returns to lead Clippers past Lakers, 121-106

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Notes Jordan Clarkson led the Lakers with 20 points and eight assists. That's Milos Teodosic with the steal and save, and it's Blake Griffin with the dunk, as the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers face off at the Staples Center. Read More »

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 »