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DPRK warns South Korea against rhetoric to chill atmosphere of reconciliation

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The countries have been pressing ahead with a flurry of projects since North Korean leader Kim Jong-un abruptly said in a New Year's speech that he was willing to send a delegation to the games in the South. Hyon Song-wol (C) tests the speakers in a music hall at the National Theater of Korea on January 22, 2018. The agreement followed rare diplomatic talks between North and South Korea , with the former's involvement in the Games being widely praised. Read More »

Madrid Win Over Deportivo, Move Defending Champion Into Top Four

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Luka Modric scored a handsome fourth, when Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational backheel fed the Croatian on the edge of the box, then finding the bottom right corner in superb style. "He has got a wound and I think he's been given two or three stitches", said the Frenchman after the win. We can change shapes, but the most important was the attitude we showed. Read More »

Blackpool and England great Jimmy Armfield passes away

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He was also part of Sir Alf Ramsey's squad that won the 1966 tournament on home soil. Armfield skippered Blackpool for a decade and after his playing career he managed Bolton Wanderers and Leeds United during a seven-year managerial stint. Read More »

Sanchez to earn £ 2083 an hour at Man Utd

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Reports have been rife over the details of his contract, with some suggesting he has signed a deal worth £14m-a-season , but sources from the club appear to suggest he will pocket around £300,000-a-week. "I am very proud to be the first Chilean player ever to play for United's first team and I hope I can show our fans all around the world why the club wanted to bring me here". Read More »

Bruins' Charlie McAvoy is treated for heart abnormality

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A subsequent evaluation found that McAvoy had supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), a non-life-threatening condition, but one that can recur and cause severe discomfort. McAvoy was taken by the Bruins in the first round of the 2016 draft and made his National Hockey League debut in last season's playoffs. He's now second among Bruins defensemen with a plus-18 rating, behind only captain Zdeno Chara's plus-24. Read More »

De Bruyne signs new contract to keep him at City until 2023

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News of De Bruyne's contract extension was announced at nearly exactly the same time City's rivals Manchester United confirmed they had signed Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, who had been a target for Guardiola's club. It is another boost for Pep Guardiola's side, with Nicolas Otamendi, Fernandinho and David Silva also recently penning new deals. I've never witnessed it in other clubs like that. Read More »

Key man to return against Swansea City

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And with Mohamed Salah apparently fit for the 24th Premier League game of the season, it bodes well for Liverpool's chances of victory. Before you bet Liverpool vs. New manager Carlos Carvalhal has helped lift spirits at the Liberty - but will it be enough to fell visitors Liverpool? Will Liverpool come unstuck against a defensive team without their lock-picking Philippe Coutinho? Liverpool FC's new signing scored on his Anfield debut with a header to secure a 2-1 win ... Read More »

Browns Will Name Todd Haley As New Offensive Coordinator

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He's as accomplished of an offensive mind that head coach Hue Jackson could have hoped for once he chose to give up play-calling duties following a winless 2017 campaign. This past year, he helped lead Pittsburgh to the NFL's third-ranked regular season offense, with an average of 377.9 yards per game. Previous year the Browns selected former Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft and he ultimately started 15 games for them this past season on the ... Read More »

Klopp 'angry' as Liverpool fall to defeat at Swansea

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His appointment may have raised eyebrows initially but Carvalhal has had an immediate impact with Swansea . When Klopp's men did get a shot on target they found Fabianski in fine form, the Poland global leaping to his right and pushing Salah's free-kick behind on the hour. Read More »

Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal

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It may come as a surprise to many, given their lackluster January transfer windows in the past. United are being quoted fees in the region of £35million for Sanchez . Undoubtedly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan , 29, will be missed by United fans as he was so much determined and loyal to the club. It's hard to argue that Arsenal have handled the situation around Sanchez's departure particularly well. Read More »

Jimmy Garoppolo set to make over $100K with Patriots' Super Bowl run

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That almost $200K worth of money is nothing compared to what he's going to receive this offseason after he took over the starting role and proceeded to not lose a game for the remainder of the year. Then on Sunday, as the Patriots rallied to beat the Jaguars and earn their second consecutive Super Bowl berth, they did. The former backup quarterback was traded to San Francisco in October for a second-round draft pick in the 2018 National Football League draft. Read More »

Cardinals hire Panthers defensive coordinator Wilks as coach

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With 50 wins in five seasons, Arians became the winningest coach in Cardinals history. The Arizona Cardinals just hope that electricity can find its way to their headquarters in Tempe, Arizona, for the second time in five years. The Cardinals planned to introduce Wilks as coach at a news conference Tuesday at team headquarters. I'm pretty sure most know this. It's going to be a tough one. Read More »

Brewers reportedly make offer to free-agent ace Yu Darvish

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He retweeted in Japanese a report by Yahoo Japan on Sunday. It is unclear why Darvish hasn't signed yet and which combination of years and money is the big issue. He only managed four outs in losing Game 7 of the World Series to the Astros. He signed with Texas before the 2012 season and missed all of 2015 after elbow surgery. Read More »

The Bucks Have Fired Jason Kidd

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In news that had started to feel increasingly likely and yet for many may also have felt like it would never come, reports on Monday afternoon suggest that the Milwaukee Bucks have fired head coach Jason Kidd . Sure the Bucks have struggled with consistency thus far on the season, but that doesn't make Kidd's firing any less shocking. Kidd shockingly left the Nets for the Bucks in the summer of 2014 to gain more control of the franchise he would be a part of. Read More »

Eden Hazard disagrees with Chelsea's hunt for a forward

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Marcos is doing very well by scoring goals, and I want to contribute too. Richarlison is the man they want, according to the Telegraph , and the Brazilian would certainly be willing, especially after seeing Marco Silva, with whom he apparently had a good relationship, sacked as Watford manager earlier in the week. Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan wages: How much will Arsenal's new signing earn?

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger added: "Henrikh is a very complete player". " I'm very happy that we could finish this deal and I'm very happy to be here ", Mkhitaryan said. Barcelona came calling three years later, where he won a La Liga title and a Spanish Cup. However, with Sanchez happy to run down his contract, Wenger accepted the need to sell his star player. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard's Relationship with Spurs Strained by Injury Rehab

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Last week, Leonard was shut down once again and sent back to San Antonio for more treatment after telling the Spurs he was uncomfortable playing through the injury. "What's really unusual is that Tony Parker has the same injury, but even worse", Popovich told reporters. Kawhi Leonard's injury is odd because it's similar to what Tony Parker had, and he's recovered just fine; Popovich said that he's "never" seen something it. Read More »

Swansea City vs Liverpool: Premier League Match Preview

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The Reds are coming off of their Manchester City victory high to travel to Liberty Stadium to take on Swansea City today, and it's gearing up to be a fantastic match. But after missing the stirring win over Manchester City last weekend, the Dutch defender will be itching to make his league debut for the Reds and get into the thick of things. Read More »

Glove on hurting hand, Tom Brady is at practice but doesn't participate

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The Patriots , who will be appearing in their seventh consecutive AFC title game, made it out of the divisional round with a 35-14 rout of the Tennessee Titans. In that vein, Brady leading a 2-2 Patriots team to 11 victories in their final 12 games - with seven of those coming on the road, and one in Mexico - was just as important as him hitting certain dizzying passing plateaus. Read More »

No Sevilla offer for Daniel Sturridge

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The Liverpool striker's injury problems are well documented and have prevented him from getting an extended run in the Liverpool side over the last two seasons. He scored a great goal against West Ham in the Reds' penultimate game of the season at the London Stadium to help Liverpool qualify for the Champions League. Read More »

Adele joins anti-Trump women's march

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Los Angeles saw a smattering of celebrities like Natalie Portman , Viola Davis , Scarlett Johansson , Olivia Wilde and others joining the March in a long ceremony at the Grand Park. "I feel differently about it this year", Ann Dee Allen, a healthcare communications specialist from Wauwatosa in Wisconsin, told the New York Times . Read More »

Shane Beamer to Join OU Coaching Staff

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If you missed the news, tight ends coach Beamer is reportedly leaving Kirby Smart's staff to join Lincoln Riley's Oklahoma staff. The Sooners have hired the son of a coaching legend. Beamer said in a statement he did not share the information and it was not used in Virginia Tech's game against the Demon Deacons. Beamer was an assistant coach at Mississippi State and SC from 2004-10. Read More »

Rafinha cleared by Barcelona to complete Inter switch

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Rafinha has played just once this season after returning to action in Barca's 1-0 defeat to Espanyol in the Copa del Rey. Barça's club-record signing of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, along with last year's arrival of winger Ousmane Dembélé, further limited chances in Ernesto Valverde's first team for Rafinha , who progressed through the club's youth system along with brother Thiago, now at Bayern Munich. Read More »

How to watch NFC Championship online or on TV

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It was all Eagles - and a whole lot of Nick Foles - after that. The Patriots boosted their record of Super Bowl appearances to 10 and could match Pittsburgh's record six Super Bowl triumphs on February 4 at Minneapolis, Minnesota . Read More »

Sports activities tribunal begins listening to appeals from 39 banned Russians

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Some athletes hope to overturn their Olympic life bans and clear their names to compete in the invitation-only "Olympic Athlete from Russia" team at the Games, which open February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. However, it's far from clear who exactly is going to the Olympics from Russian Federation. Russian Federation was finished sixth before being disqualified by the IOC. Read More »

Nassar to hear yet more victims' testimonies

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Roughly 100 victims are expected to make statements or have them read in court during the marathon sentencing hearing that resumes Monday in Lansing, Michigan . "She wants me to sit in the witness box next to her for all four days so the media cameras will be directed toward her", Nassar wrote in the letter, according to the reading by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina . Read More »

Athletic Bilbao Reportedly Extend Kepa's Contract

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Instead, the Basque goalkeeper is set to accept Athletic Club's latest offer and renew his contract at San Mames, ruling out a move to Madrid either this month or in the summer. Real Madrid have been considering a move for Kepa Arriazabalaga for quite a while now. Bilbao newspaper El Correo reported that Kepa had grown exhausted of waiting for Real to make a move and made a decision to accept Athletic's new deal. Read More »

Mark Allen claims first Masters title at the Ally Pally

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Kettering's Wilson threatened to produce a rousing recovery when he closed to 8-7 behind, but he could not keep up the momentum as Allen held his nerve superbly well to dominate the final two frames with runs of 69 and 71 enough for his first major tournament victory. Read More »

Real Madrid defy crisis talk as Barcelona extend lead to 11 points

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Zidane said the Portugal forward needed "two or three stitches but was fine". "I'm glad to be back with them and scoring goals". PSG , who face Real in the last 16 of the Champions League, plucked Neymar from Barcelona last August for a world record 222 million euros ($271.28 million) although despite his impressive displays on the pitch he has cut an unhappy figure at times. Read More »

Juventus make move for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere

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However, Arsenal have offered him a contract, though not to the liking of Merson. He was here at the age of 10. But the 68-year-old has vowed to revive Arsenal's fortunes and, asked this week if this could be his final season, Wenger said: "No, that's not the way I respond". Read More »

Tennys the victor as Thiem exits Open

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The 26-year-old Sandgren, who entered the season's opening major ranked 97th, missed a match point in the fourth set but held on for a 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (7), 6-3 win over Thiem. "Trying to keep riding the wave", said Sandgren, who was named after his great-grandfather and who comes from Tennessee. This was the second time Thiem fell short of reaching the quarter-finals; in 2017 he was defeated in the round of 16 by David Goffin of Belgium. Read More »

CM Punk will get another UFC fight, confirms Dana White

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McGregor is in line to fight the victor of the main event, should he choose to return. Additionally, UFC 223 will include title fight between lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. He wants to get another shot. "I'm gonna beat Tony and I'm gonna say to Conor, 'Hey, you have to go into the line, ' because you have to deserve this". Read More »

Nassar victim says 'I don't want you to forget'

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The little girls don't stay little forever. "If they are unwilling to listen, this is not going to change". "I feel that our best recourse is for President Simon to resign immediately". Rachel Denhollander, one of the survivors of Nassar's abuse, took to social media and released her own statement criticizing Izzo. "I was informed that a sports medicine doctor was under investigation", Simon said on Wednesday after appearing in court to observe a sentencing hearing. Read More »

Suarez Navarro rallies into Australian Open 2018 quarter-finals

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Briton Kyle Edmund reached his first grand slam quarter-finals with a 6-7 (4) 7-5 6-2 6-3 win over Italian Andreas Seppi . "I've made a few tweeners in practice, but never in a match", she said. Sixth seed Marin Cilic recorded his 100th grand slam match win, beating Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 6-7 (2) 6-3 7-6 (0) 7-6 (3) in the fourth round. Read More »