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MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas at 10 am CT

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Watch the full video above or hit play and listen to the podcast! You've got to, by the time the season starts, be ready to compete in Major League Soccer. "So you can't say that he was here and he signed and we didn't tell you". LAFC also got the third pick, sending US$200,000 in allocation money ($100 in general allocation money and $100,000 in targeted allocation money), to D.C. Read More »

Will Ferrell's freakish Roger Federer interview

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While Ferrell provided some unexpected comedy, Federer again proved that when it comes to tennis he is king of the jungle. All jokes aside, Ferrell said he's a big tennis fan and was invited by an Australian friend to come watch the tournament for a couple days this year. Read More »

Mattresses donated to Puerto Rico

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We are grateful to all the parents, students and staff who have stayed with us and continued to support us in this situation". SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Authorities in Puerto Rico have issued more than 100 arrest warrants for suspects they say ran a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ring tied to more than 30 killings. Read More »

Alexander Zverev dismantles his racket as he crashed out of Australian Open

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Open), Dan Evans (second round, 2016 U.S. Open) and Fernando Verdasco (first round, 2017 French Open). Then at the 2000 and 2007 U.S. Opens, Lee Hyung-taik went to the final 16 in the men's singles. After both players shared the opening four sets in what was a highly competitive match where baseline exchanges dominated the fifth and final set began with Zverev dropping serve with a double fault. Read More »

Will Ferrell Crashes Roger Federer Interview, Grills Tennis Star As Ron Burgundy

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During his current form, Federer has to be the favorite to win back to back Australian Open titles. The Serb has not played since Wimbledon a year ago but was in good form as he beat Donald Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam victor and the 2008 Australian champion, was unstoppable in racing through the first set before a battle in the second. Read More »

Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by Canadian immigrant

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During a lengthy press briefing, Dr. Ronny Jackson revealed lots of specifics regarding the president's physical and mental health , which he determined was " excellent ". That said, he has made roughly 80 trips to golf courses during his first year in office, according to ABC News' count, though he is known to make regular use of a golf cart rather than walk the courses. Read More »

Manchester City Look To Bounce Back Against Newcastle United After Rare Defeat

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Manchester City aren't likely to slip up in two consecutive matches, and the defeat to Liverpool last time out should take a lot of the pressure off them as the possibility of an invincible season is now gone. "Every game we have to execute whatever gameplan he gives us, and that'll be the case against City". "But sometimes you have to do that, and I'm going to do whatever I have to do to help the team". Read More »

Manchester United Crush Stoke at Old Trafford Amid Sanchez Talk

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United now sit 12 points behind their local rivals in the Premier League table but there is certainly a feeling that the Manchester giants have been improving under the tutelage of Mourinho. "People will criticize, people will have their own comments, views, but we don't care too much about that to be honest", Jones added. He noted that under manager, Roberto Mancini in 2011-12 season, United came from eight points adrift with just six games remaining to win the EPL title. Read More »

Fernandinho Signs Manchester City Contract Extension Until 2020

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Former Barcelona boss Guardiola has labelled the 32-year-old as "one of the best three holding midfielders in the world" and insisted he would not have got into this City team during his playing days due to Fernandinho's quality. Manchester City may have faced their first defeat of the season at Anfield last week but they are still in pole position to win the league title this season. Read More »

Halep prevails in record-equalling epic at Australian Open

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Halep's agonisingly hard-fought contest with USA's Lauren Davis equalled the record for most games played at the Australian Open, set by Chandra Rubin and Arantxa Sanchez Vicario in the 1996 quarter-final. "I just feel that my muscles are gone", she added. "We were both fighting our hearts out". In a match dominated by serve, Pliskova fired down 11 aces and offered up only one break point opportunity as she reached the last 16 for the second successive year. Read More »

Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

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Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal. "We're asking you to apologize to the Haitians". The president, in the meeting, also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the US, according to people who were briefed on the conversation but were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly. Read More »

No West Ham interest in Michy Batshuayi - David Moyes

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On many occasions, the Blues have looked absolutely toothless up front, which certainly needs to be addressed. West Ham United assistant manager Alan Irvine says the club will not allow Andy Carroll to leave on loan this month, amid rumours of interest from Chelsea . Read More »

Jacksonville Jaguars vs New England Patriots

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Brady was a limited participant in practice Wednesday. Does he intend to play? I would go as far as to say that the Eagles' biggest strength, their defensive line, lines up perfectly with the Vikings' biggest weakness, their offensive line. Read More »

Jordyn Wieber says Larry Nassar also abused her

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One after one, gymnasts and other victims of Nassar stepped forward to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually "grow into strong women that return to destroy your world". Read More »

How Roger Federer, flummoxed by Will Ferrell, came through Aljaz Bedene test

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The grand slams know that. He played his part in entertaining exchanges but Federer , sporting a diagonal pink stripe on his immaculate white kit, was in one of those moods when he could strike winners at will. Zverev won five titles previous year, including Masters 1000 titles at Rome and Montreal. World No 1 Simona Halep fended off teenage wildcard Destanee Aiava to reach the Australian Open second round. Read More »

FedExpress, Sharapova roll into day four action at Australian Open

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Andy Murray has been the pioneer for British tennis for most of this new millennium, but before the three-time Grand Slam champion burst onto the scene Tim Henman was the face of the sport in the UK. Fifth seed Dominic Thiem , 24, recovered from two sets down to beat American Denis Kudla and reach the last 32. Halep rolled the ankle in her first-round win and was unsure of playing before making the call to go ahead. Read More »

Burnley agree fee to sign Aaron Lennon from Everton

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Obviously there has been quite a lot of negativity around the place at this moment in time. "It was a hard decision". The fans are always passionate, they're great and I always used to find it very tough playing here. A move to Turf Moor now appears imminent with a nominal fee understood to have been agreed between Everton and Sean Dyche's side for the winger. I like that. Read More »

Ex-MLB Star Roy Halladay Dead at 40 in Fatal Plane Crash

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The report also revealed Halladay had a blood-alcohol content of.01, with evidence of morphine, amphetamine and a common sleeping pill in his system. Investigators say Halladay was flying his ICON A5 over the Gulf of Mexico when the plane went down in the water about a quarter mile west of Ben Pilot Point in New Port Richey. Read More »

Strength vs. strength: Patriots offense and Jaguars defense

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We look at some of the key Jacksonville Jaguars numbers before they play the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. Brady has appeared on the defending champion Patriots' injury report since late in the regular season but has not missed a game due to injury since 2008. Read More »

Minnesota Vikings: 3 keys to a playoff win over the Philadelphia Eagles

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If when the Vikings beat the Eagles, Gov. Dayton will send a five-pound version of the Minnesota favorite Pearson's Salted Nut Roll to Gov. Wolf. Keenum signs with Vikings, replaces injured Bradford. With all the weapons the Vikings have, the Eagles secondary will have to improve on their very impressive performance against the Falcons. Superstar defensive tackle Fletcher Cox played 58 percent. Read More »

Michigan State board asks state to investigate Larry Nassar complaints

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We have our voices, and we are not going anywhere". She went on to call out USA Gymnastics and the US Olympic Committee, saying they are not even acknowledging the problem that exists, adding that the statements regarding athlete care being a priority allow the organizations' officials to "look away from the problem". Read More »

Durbin dismisses fellow senators' claim he's wrong on Trump's 's--thole' comment

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We now have a president who rejects American ideals of diversity and inclusion in favor of racial purity. Trump also said in the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. "It was Martin Luther King that said there's 'nothing in this world more unsafe than honest ignorance and conscientious stupidity, '" Booker said. Read More »

Burnley vs Manchester United 20 January 2018: EPL Preview and Predictions

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Mourinho is on the brink of a signing a two-year extension to this contract that will keep him at Old Trafford until the sumemr of 2021. "I don't think any of us are surprised by the gap in the Premier League , I think it's been there a long time and it's getting harder year on year since the business model for football has changed", he said . Read More »

Oriol Mena breaks into top 10 in overall rankings

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Sherco TVS' solo rider Joan Pedrero continues to put up a consistent performance and finished 14th in general classifications. It was also the first leg of marathon stage for the bikes with a transport section of 205km. Carlos Sainz has his second Dakar rally title in his sights after overcoming his second tough exam in the Argentine dunes in Wednesday's 11th stage and maintaining his lead over Stephane Peterhansel in the general classification. Read More »

Fresh twist in Ozil contract saga hands Arsenal major boost

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When asked if Palace would be interested in signing Wilshere if he chooses to leave Arsenal , Hodgson said: "We couldn't afford him". Arsene Wenger took a swipe at Man City by suggesting he respected rivals Man United for paying for players with their own resources. Read More »

Aubameyang left out of Dortmund squad amid Arsenal links

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Wenger was lambasted by Zorc after the Frenchman suggested the Gabon global would be a good fit at Emirates Stadium during his press conference on Thursday. Mkhitaryan posted the picture of him with other United teammates which can be a farewell picture from the playmaker as he looks set to leave. On Thursday, in the run-up to their game against Crystal Palace, Wenger was asked whether he could give an update on the possible transfer for the Dortmund player. Read More »

Toronto Blue Jays acquire outfielder Randal Grichuk in trade with Cardinals

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He's had four seasons in the majors at Seattle, Arizona and Toronto. Curtis Granderson and Steve Pearce figure to form a platoon in left field while Grichuk, who has reverse platoon splits, could start in right field. The Cardinals, meanwhile, will add an established middle-relief option to their bullpen in Leone, who posted an impressive 2.56 ERA and 1.05 WHIP in 70.1 innings of work last season for the Jays. Read More »

USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch

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USA Gymnastics announced on Thursday afternoon that it's severing ties with the organization's national team training center, Karolyi Ranch. Mckayla, who alleged Nassar began abusing her when she was 13 and he was the doctor for the USA women's national gymnastics team, said he left indelible scars on her, according to a transcript of her statement provided by CNN . Read More »

Foot injury to keep quarterback Mason Rudolph out of Senior Bowl

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Reigning Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma will also play for the North team, along with Washington State's Luke Falk and Nebraska's Tanner Lee. In just nine days, the Reese's Senior Bowl will kickoff at Ladd Peebles Stadium. Patrick Woo, the scouting coordinator for the Senior Bowl , confirmed the news on Twitter in response to a report by CanesInSight's Peter Ariz. Read More »

Liverpool finally secures Southampton's Virgil van Dijk's signature

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has told fans to ignore the price tag which comes along with Virgil van Dijk's transfer to the club. The Southampton defender completed his medical on Wednesday after the Saints also confirmed the agreement between the two sides, with the deal set to obviously go through this coming Monday . Read More »