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National Football League looking into Raiders hiring process for head coach

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While Davis and the Raiders did interview Thompson and Martin, the thought is that the organization may have done that after giving it to Gruden. Davis fired Jack Del Rio a week later and the team officially hired Gruden on January 6. It makes sense that they wanted to figure out if Gruden was attainable before firing the coach who led them to the playoffs in 2016. Gannon played for the Raiders from 1999-2004. Read More »

UCF sign challenges Alabama to home-and-home series

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The Colley Matrix is also listed under the header of National Champion Major Selections in the NCAA Football Record Book (p. 108). Thus, the university sees itself as a national champion despite Alabama beating Georgia in Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane confirms clear-the-air talks with Real Madrid squad

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They have a game in hand, but their hopes of a successful title defence already appear in tatters. Los Rojillos have lost their six meetings with Los Blancos but did beat them 3-1 all the way back in 2000, albeit on home soil. Zidane rotated his squad in the first leg and the Real boss will ring the changes when the second division side visit the Santiago Bernabeu. And the 45-year-old cautioned: "I'm enjoying what I do every day, because that's the way it is". Read More »

Chicago Bears Hire Mark Helfrich as Offensive Coordinator

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Once Kelly left for the NFL , Helfrich was promoted to head coach of Oregon. In his final season, OR went 4-8, and every week there was speculation about his future in Eugene, generating bad feelings among fans. Helfrich's experience with that system should pay dividends. The Browns also snapped up at least one Special Teams Player of the Week award in the AFC every season from 2011 through 2016. Read More »

London Bound: Eagles To Face Jaguars Overseas In 2018

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The date of the London game has not yet been announced. The Redskins were part of one of the NFL's least memorable games, played on home soil or overseas, at Wembley Stadium on October 30, 2016. The Jaguars will "host" the Eagles on either October 21 or 28. Ravens coach John Harbaugh made clear in the days after the game that the organization wouldn't be volunteering to play in London again in the near future. Read More »

Cody Asche's Former Agent Fired for Filming Showers

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The players' union has not released a statement , but CSE confirmed Wednesday that it had fired Wood as president of its baseball division. "For 32 years, CSE Talent has prided itself on our moral and ethical standards and have built a solid reputation within the industry", Atlanta-based Career Sports Entertainment said in a statement posted on its website and shared with media. Read More »

Jay Bruce reportedly gets 3-year, $39 million deal from Mets

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It will be interesting to see if Bruce will see more playing time at first this season especially when Michael Conforto returns from injury. The deal is pending a physical. He slumped badly down the stretch that year until finally going on a tear during the final week of the season to help NY secure a wild card for its second consecutive playoff appearance. Read More »

Detroit Red Wings' Defenseman Mike Green Named to All-Star Game

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The 63rd annual NHL All-Star Game takes place on January 28, 2018 in Tampa Bay. Burns had a combined 151 points the last two seasons, including 76 last season, a team record for a defenseman. Zach Parise, Nino Niederreiter, Mikael Granlund and Jared Spurgeon have missed time due to injury; Staal has been on the ice for every game this season, keeping the team afloat while others get healthy. Read More »

Defense lifts Jaguars past Bills

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It ended with a 1-yard play-action pass to reserve tight end Ben Koyack on fourth-and-goal. Bortles carried nine times for 89 yards to supplement a subpar passing game. On a bad ankle, McCoy picked up 75 yards on 19 carries. Marqise Lee, Allen Hurns and Keelan Cole combined for 1,934 yards and eight touchdowns this season but couldn't manage one receiving yard or catch against the Bills . Read More »

Salah wins PFA's Player of the Month for the 2nd time

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They are 18 points ahead of Liverpool , who are now fourth, but Klopp maintains that prior to Mane's red card at the Etihad past year his side were well in the race. Salah travelled with Klopp and his players for their short break in Dubai at the weekend, and will report for training at Melwood on Wednesday. Read More »

Alabama WR Calvin Ridley to enter National Football League draft

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Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley announced Wednesday on Twitter that he will forgo his senior season and enter the National Football League draft. His numbers rivaled former Alabama greats Amari Cooper and Julio Jones, both of whom were first-round selections in the NFL Draft. With Ridley off to the NFL, Alabama will turn to a talented crop of freshman, including Jerry Jeudy , Henry Ruggs and DeVonta Smith , who caught the game-winning touchdown against Georgia. Read More »

Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell fired, reports say

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Head coach Pete Carroll tried to take the heat for the call, but much of the blame was still put on Bevell's shoulders. The Seahawks offense ranked 23rd, 9th, 10th, 8th, 4th, 18th and 11th in scoring with Bevell as the coordinator. The most famous such occasion was at the end of Super Bowl XLIX, when the Seahawks had first-and-goal from the 5, 66 seconds and one timeout to get the game-winning touchdown against the New England Patriots . Read More »

Astros acquire pitcher Gerrit Cole from Pirates

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It was not immediately clear who the Astros will trade for Cole. In five seasons, Cole owns a 59-42 record, has a 3.50 ERA and has started 127 games. Cole did top 200 innings for the second time in 2017 and also saw his strikeout numbers tick back up close to one per inning. Cole's best season came in 2015, when he posted a career-high 19 wins and career-low 2.60 ERA en route to his only all-star appearance. Read More »

Serge Ibaka, James Johnson ejected after trading punches

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It was the only basket of the second half for Ellington, who finished with 15 points. This isn't the first on-court altercation Ibaka has been involved in. In addition to the Ibaka x Johnson scuffle, things got heated n the final seconds between stars DeMar DeRozan and Goran Dragic , who got into each other's faces. Read More »

Antonio Conte admits Chelsea failed in effort to sign Virgil van Dijk

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Jurgen Klopp's interest in the 26-year-old Dutch worldwide, however, has always been public knowledge as the German unsuccessfully tried to sign the centre-back in the summer transfer window. The Holland worldwide, who arrived from Southampton for a world-record fee for a defender, scored in front of the Kop in the 84th minute to get his Reds career off to a dream start with a 2-1 win over Everton in the FA Cup third round at Anfield. Read More »

Packers executive Eliot Wolf to Cleveland, according to reports

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He will work under general manager John Dorsey, who was hired five weeks ago when the Browns fired Brown as Executive VP of Football Operations. With longtime Green Bay general manager Ted Thompson moving into a more ceremonial role, and Wolf departing the organization, there'll be a lot of pressure on Gutenkunst. Read More »

Serena reveals all about her September medical scare

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Williams previously suffered a pulmonary embolism in 2011 so recognised the signs when she began to feel short of breath and requested a CT scan and blood thinning medication, but a nurse thought her medication might have left her confused, so called for a doctor, who performed an ultrasound of her legs. Read More »

André Villas-Boas crashes out of Dakar Rally

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Villas-Boas later took to Instagram to confirm he and his co-driver Ruben Faria had withdrawn from the race. Villas-Boas was performing admirably on debut, in 43rd place for Team Overdrive after the third stage, but crashed on stage four after his Toyota Hilux hit a sand dune. Read More »

Arsenal AND Chelsea to play very strong line-ups in League Cup semi?

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Wenger, who is now serving a touchline ban and therefore will not be present in the away dugout, will be unable to call upon the services of Sead Kolasinac (ankle), Laurent Koscielny (Achilles), Nacho Monreal (ankle), Olivier Giroud (hamstring) and Aaron Ramsey (hamstring), while Santi Cazorla is a long-term absentee. Read More »

India to Lock Horns Against Ireland in Two T20Is, Before England Tour

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Ahead of India's challenging tour to England, there will be a limited-overs trip to Ireland in June, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI ) confirmed today (January 10). Apart from the one-off game in Belfast, India and Ireland have played only two more ODIs against each other, one during India's triumphant World Cup campaign in 2011 (at the Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru), and another at Seddon Park in March 2015, during the World Cu that year. Read More »

Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males

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Damore and Gudeman say in the suit they aim to represent all Google employees who have been discriminated against on the basis of their sex, race, or political views. Debate surrounding discrimination in the male-dominated tech world has raged for months, with women at numerous major Silicon Valley companies coming forward with stories of bias and sexual harassment . Read More »

Ibaka, Johnson ejected in Raptors' loss to Heat

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Ellington said he considered shooting after catching the inbounds pass from Goran Dragic , but made a decision to drive along the baseline past Toronto's Pascal Siakam before laying the ball in off the glass. At one point in the third quarter , a fight broke out mid-play between Serge Ibaka and James Johnson , one which led to both guys throwing punches and getting ejected. Read More »

Guardiola stresses importance of EFL Cup win

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Everything I do is for this. "He's been unfortunate because the form of Defour and Cork has been very good, Hendrick working in front of them, so I think Westy is a little bit unfortunate, not because of his own performances or professionalism, but because they've played really well. Read More »