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New England Patriots book 10th Super Bowl date

Foles connected on a 41-yard touchdown with Torrey Smith on a flea flicker on the first drive of the third quarter as the Eagles extended their lead to 31-7. You can see some of them here. The Patriots won that game 24-21. An interception return for a touchdown by Patrick Robinson in the first quarter turned out to be the biggest momentum changer, coming immediately after the Eagles' defense looked helpless on Minnesota's first series. Read More »

Australian Open: Kyle Edmund ready for Grigor Dimitrov quarter-final

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Dimitrov won the match 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (4) and Kyrgios was left searching, yet again, for a solution to whatever is holding him back from contending for major titles. "I think it will give him a boost in his confidence and hopefully he can make it into the top 20". Nadal said: "It was a great battle". I want to be better. Read More »

Jose Mourinho explains why Manchester United need Alexis Sanchez

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He is expected to sign a four-and-a-half-year deal with Man United, while both Mkhitaryan and Sanchez will need new work permits before the deal can be completed. "So close, so close, so close, if it doesn't happen it is not going to happen", he said. "I think it is so close". Sanchez has been a regular scorer for Arsenal and the Opta data shows why he outstrips Mkhitaryan in front of goal. Read More »

Barry Church Talks Rob Gronkowski Head Injury

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When Gronkowski got up from the hit, he stumbled and had to be helped by Chris Hogan to stay on his feet. Gronkowski stayed down on the ground for a bit, with CBS's Tony Romo noting that Gronkowski looked "wobbly" as he got up. I know he didn't come back so I hope he's alright. If I go low at his knees, it's a dirty play. "I am just happy to be a part of it". I led with my shoulder. Read More »

Betting the NFL: Patriots, Eagles sounds like a Super matchup

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It was all Eagles - and a whole lot of Nick Foles - after that. The Vikes scored the game's first touchdown on former St. Louis Rams quarterback's Case Keenum's pass to Kyle Rudolph . Foles connected on a 41-yard touchdown with Torrey Smith on a flea flicker on the first drive of the third quarter as the Eagles extended their lead to 31-7. Read More »

Giants planning to schedule second interview with Pat Shurmur

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The expectation is that a deal with the Giants could be done by Tuesday, a source told ESPN's Jordan Raanan. Despite the obvious next step, Shurmur declined to discuss it following the Vikings' embarrassing loss on Sunday. He also interviewed with the Arizona Cardinals , Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears . Keenum threw 22 touchdown passes and seven interceptions this season working with Shurmur. Read More »

Eagles Advance to Super Bowl After NFC Title Win Over Vikings

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A bit later, after their stunning and resounding 38-17 rout of the Minnesota Vikings earned them the NFC championship , they listened as almost 70,000 made the Linc shake with "Fly Eagles Fly". "But I know where my heart is, and my heart was all being in Philly, being with these guys, going out there on the field", he said this past week. "A great city win", Robinson said after the game. Read More »

USA will back 2-state solution

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The king said on Sunday he hoped Pence's visit, the second leg of his regional visit, would "rebuild trust and confidence " after the United States decision last month to name Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Earlier, the Israeli parliament approved the "unified Jerusalem" bill aiming to separate Palestinian neighborhoods from Jerusalem. Abbas was to meet European Union foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday and was expected to ask them to officially recognise the state of Palestine ... Read More »

Jaguars not using penalty yards as an excuse for loss to Patriots

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Church was penalized for a personal foul for the hit. I know he didn't come back, so I hope he is all right. It was a tough call, but you have to go with what they call. If I go high, you've gotta hit in the target zone. It's a bang-bang play, and I was just trying to play football. Earlier in the first half, Gronkowski, who was injured and missed last season's title run, became the NFL's all-time leader in postseason receiving yards by a tight end. Read More »

Eden Hazard Says Chelsea Does Not Need Another Striker

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And Fabregas wasted no time in sending a cheeky reply to the wing-back whom he feels should add more , but "off one' of his passes". "I am happy for that, not my two goals, but for the way we are moving, passing the ball, and that is why we love football". Read More »

Mourinho frustrated at United failure to 'kill' Burnley

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Burnley: Nick Pope 6 (out of 10), Phil Bardsley 6, James Tarkowski 7, Ben Mee 7, Charlie Taylor 6, Scott Arfield 6, Jack Cork 6, Jeff Hendrick 6, Steven Defour 6, Johann Berg Gudmundsson 7, Ashley Barnes 6. Season after season, they are doing what they are doing. He knew, like all of us, that beneath the occasionally surly exterior lies a truly devastating talent, someone with ferocious potential on the ball and a clear eye for goal. Read More »

Julie Ertz 'super-emotional' after husband's Super Bowl berth

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After helping the USA women's soccer team to a 5-1 win over Denmark on Sunday, midfielder Julie Ertz was overjoyed. Julie and the women's national team defeated Denmark, 4-1, in a friendly on Sunday while the Eagles topped Minnesota Vikings , 38-7, in the NFC Championship game. Read More »

Juventus closing in on deal for rejuvenated Jack Wilshere

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After spending last season on loan at Bournemouth, the England midfielder is back at the forefront of Wenger's first-team plans. He was here at the age of 10. "They also need to be stronger defensively if they want to go up the league". Wilshere's career has been interrupted by numerous lengthy injury layoffs, and he hasn't played 30 league games in a season since 2010-11. Read More »

Madison Keys powers way into Australian Open women's quarterfinals

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Open last September still in contention in Melbourne - Stephens, Venus Williams and CoCo Vandeweghe were all eliminated in the first round. She had only dropped seven games going into this match, taking just 41 minutes to get past Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-0, 6-1 in the second round and must now be rated one of the favourites going into the second week. Read More »

Newcastle fans angered with defender's poor performance against Man City: "Useless", "Awful"

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The Red Devils will take on La Liga side Sevilla in the Champions League last 16 next month. The city remained on top, with Silva , Oleksandr Zinchenko and Kevin De Bruyne posing problems for Newcastle . We can still improve. "We need to anticipate it now". Despite appearances, the City players are only human and it would surely take a miracle to win three trophies, let alone four. Read More »

Mourinho confident Sanchez will sign for United

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Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper said Sanchez had been pictured arriving at United's Carrington training complex to complete his move from the London club, widely expected to be finalised on Monday. Alexis Sanchez spotted in Manchester United's kit for the first time. "If you ask me if I think he is coming, I think so, but I have no confirmation". Read More »

Michigan Basketball gets back on track against Rutgers

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Omer Yurtseven had 28 points for the Wolfpack (13-7, 3-4), who shot 63 percent after halftime and 54 percent for the game. Robinson finished with nine points, Matthews five and Wagner four. The #23 Michigan Wolverines will look to rebound from a 72-52 loss to Nebraska in their last outing snapped a mini 2 game winning streak. The team shouldn't have to rely on Omoruyi to be a primary scorer, but he continues to prove that he can get the tough points underneath the hoop and be the go-to big man ... Read More »

Otamendi signs new Man City deal to 2022

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This is a very attractive city. The defender added: "For the way I have improved, I am in a really good moment, but I can still improve". City take on Newcastle at the weekend as they look to bounce back from their first league defeat of the season at the hands of Liverpool last week. Read More »

Embattled Missouri Gov: 'I'm Staying,' Was No Violence Or Blackmail In Affair

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Greitens also said he had no plans to leave office, despite calls from Republican and Democratic lawmakers for him to resign. An FBI spokeswoman did not confirm or deny the investigation to CNN . Asked Saturday if he had ever slapped the woman, Greitens responded: "Absolutely not". "As far as my conduct, there is nothing to investigate", he claimed. Read More »

American Coleman breaks 60m indoor world record

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Coleman's mark eclipsed the previous record of 6.39 seconds set twice by fellow American Maurice Greene, the first time in 1998. Greene wrote on his social media. "So we got through the prelims and felt pretty good since he backed off a little before the finish and still ran 6.47", Hall said. He took two silver medals at last year's International Association of Athletics Federations' World Championships in London, in the 100m - where he finished behind team-mate Justin Gatlin and ahead of ... Read More »

Anthony Martial on target again as Manchester United win at Burnley

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United took the lead after 54 minutes with a goal that owed everything to Romelu Lukaku's strength and persistence as he won an apparently lost cause in midfield. Sean Dyche made some attacking changes, which included loan signing Georges-Kevin Nkoudou, but United survived to claim an important three points from a game that could be their last before Sanchez's arrival and only a good save from Nick Pope denied Martial an impressive second goal. Read More »

Shirtless Tongan Rio 2016 flagbearer qualifies for Winter Olympics

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It all came down to his last cross-country race and the last chance of qualification in Iceland. Taufatofua and the Royal Tonga Skiing Federation announced the successful qualification via Facebook. The fighter decided to make the switch to cross-country skiing following his disappointing first-round exit in Brazil. "I had seven races and they all failed". Read More »

All the action from day six of Australian Open

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Monfils pleaded with the chair umpire and tournament referees to extend time between points during his match, declaring his is "going to collapse" if he isn't granted more time to get ready. He has made adjustments to his serve, which clearly weren't working when he began with two double-faults against Monfils and four in all in his first two service games both of which he lost, pretty much donating the first set to his surprised opponent. Read More »

Guardiola salutes 'outstanding' Manchester City

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We face these kind of teams - Southampton, West Ham, Bournemouth, who play with the 5-4-1, that's why it's so important to attack this kind of team", Guardiola told BBC Sport. "We reacted really well after dropping points". Newcastle offered very little from an attacking perspective for much of the match and only really threatened in the second period, when Jacob Murphy scored and Ederson almost gifted them an equaliser. Read More »

Birthday girl Angelique Kerber sets up mouthwatering Maria Sharapova clash

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Halep will next meet unseeded American Lauren Davis who defeated Andrea Petkovic 4-6, 6-0, 6-0, and Pliskova will next face No. 29-seeded Czech compatriot Lucie Safarova who defeated Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-4. "I definitely take great examples of a Federer or a Nadal or a Serena and Venus, that have continued to have the motivation that they do at this age", Sharapova said. Read More »

Roma Won't Rule Out Edin Dzeko, Emerson Palmieri Rumours

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Chelsea rediscovered their goalscoring touch against Brighton on Saturday, with Michy Batshuayi's performance giving manager Antonio Conte plenty to think about as he plans his January transfer business. The 31-year-old has been a big success in Roma since his 2015 move from Manchester City. Look, every time we talk about Dzeko the names of clubs like Chelsea , Chinese clubs, Mexican clubs come up. Read More »

REAL Fans turn on Ronaldo

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Because in the history of Real Madrid , the legendary matches about comebacks and impressive triumphs have always been around the aura of the most crowned team in Europe. And furthermore, older players who are about to retire decrease the pressure on the normal starters, as there is less of a chance they will lose their positions. Read More »

Arsene Wenger delivers verdict on Mesut Ozil's future at Arsenal

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Premier LeagueRoy Hodgson believes Jack Wilshere deserves a recall to the England national side given his impressive run of recent form. The Arsenal boss admitted on Thursday that Sanchez was likely to complete a move to Old Trafford over the next 24 hours, with outcast Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading the other way. Read More »

Mel Kiper Mock Draft 1.0: UW's Allen goes No. 1 to Browns

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Earlier this week Mel Kiper released his first mock draft of the season. In his first mock version of this year's draft, which begins April 26 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Kiper on Thursday predicted the Cleveland Browns will grab Allen with the top overall pick. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski injured in Patriots-Jaguars AFC title game

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Gronkowski had one reception for 21 yards before leaving. The Patriots initially ruled him "questionable" to return but downgraded him to out at the start of the fourth quarter. Gronkowski was laid out in a brutal helmet-to-helmet shot, and he exited to the locker room. Gronkowski is OUT for the game with a head injury. The Patriots ended up scoring on the drive to close the margin to 14-10. Read More »

Brighton & Hove Albion 0-4 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points

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We had a lot of suspensions and injuries but we showed great personality to be a team. The decision was inspired, with both players scoring inside the first six minutes to set up a thumping 4-0 victory over the Seagulls. Chelsea fans should enjoy Eden Hazard while they can. The understanding shown by Hazard , Bastshuayi and Willian had the Seagulls' defence tied in knots, exhibited in the lovely second goal. Read More »