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Why do people keep punching police horses at Philadelphia Eagles games?

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Police report few arrests amid the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Vikings, which sends Philadelphia's team to its first Super Bowl game since 2005. The Eagles will meet five-time Super Bowl winners the New England Patriots on February 4. That person was later identified as Tornetta. Police arrested Andrew Tornetta, 19, of North Wales, Montgomery County, after he allegedly struck a Pennsylvania State Police horse twice and then socked the corporal riding it. Read More »

Virginia Tech Beats #10 North Carolina 80-69

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On the season, North Carolina averages 82.7 points, 43.5 rebounds and 17.6 assists per game. "I think Buzz had his team much more ready to play, more than I had my team", UNC head coach Roy Williams said. "We have some issues, and that's my responsibility", Williams said. "This was a home game". (13.4), Justin Robinson (12.2) and Nickeil Alexander-Walker (11.5) per game. Read More »

Manchester United pip Real Madrid to top Deloitte Money League

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Despite a lack of Champions League football last season, the Red Devils managed to pip European champs Real Madrid to the top of the Deloitte Football Money League for last season. A properly run Newcastle United run on ambitious lines, both on and off the pitch, would guarantee a Top 20 position in any future Deloitte Football Rich List and then it would be simply down to ability and luck as to how high in the Top 20 NUFC could go, dependent on that coordinated success on and off the pitch. Read More »

'I Was Stressed Out': Tom Brady Opens Up About Hand Injury

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The Vikings would have travelled anywhere to play in their first Super Bowl since 1977. It requires one to remain in a constant state of cognitive dissonance, stacked on top of the preëxisting shame that comes from delighting in a sport that takes such a toll on its participants. Read More »

Chelsea 'agree' deal to sign Roma duo Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri

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Rafael Benitez's men have been persistent however and they could be about to be rewarded as Chelsea close in on Roma left-back Emerson. "People will say they are not reaching the heights of last season but my view would be that for managers at Chelsea , the season post winning the title is not easy and Conte is doing very well this season to keep the team and the momentum going". Read More »

Brilliant Briton Kyle Edmund beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach last four

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The world number 49 becomes only the sixth British man to reach the last four at a Grand Slam in the Open era. The 23-year old Yorkshireman will take home atleast £509,000 for reaching the semi-finals and he will now clash with top seed Rafael Nadal or sixth seed Marin Cilic on Thursday and aim to reach the final- a feat achieved five times by countryman Andy Murray . Read More »

Manchester United confirm signing of Alexis Sanchez as Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal

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Last May, when Arsenal won the FA Cup, Wenger signed a new two-year contract and talked confidently of mounting a Premier League challenge this season. He signed a contract until 2021, with the option of an extra year, when he returned to Old Trafford for £89 million in 2016. Arsenal appear set for a busy week in the transfer market after also being linked with by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Read More »

Pep Guardiola Gives Manchester City Title Warning

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It was an important three points after defeat from " Liverpool ". "At 2-1 it was a risky situation but we showed a good reaction to get the third goal and get more confidence - the last 10 minutes we controlled the ball". It was a message he reiterated this week in the wake of the Anfield defeat, saying: "I always said we have a lot of games to win to be champions... Read More »

West Ham Reject £14m Swansea Bid For Andre Ayew

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Other reports are claiming that the striker has his heart set on moving back to French outfit Marseille , where he played for eight years before joining Swansea in 2015. Swansea are expected to make an improved bid in the coming days. The Ghana worldwide is said to be holding out for a move to Marseille, although it remains to be seen if the French outfit will look to raid West Ham for a second time in the space of a year after luring Dimitri Payet back to Marseille a year ago. Read More »

Winter storm named Jaxon to wreak havoc on Nebraska

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In addition, areas of blow and drifting snow remain a possibility over open areas of southeast Minnesota. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT . Anywhere from five to ten inches of snow and a glaze of ice is possible as a winter storm moves through the area today. The forecast calls for highs in the mid- to upper-20s this week. Read More »

One more CCTV footage of suspect behind Zainab's rape, murder emerges

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The Catholic Church in Pakistan has strongly criticized police and officials for failing to make any arrests over the rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari. "An unspeakable crime has been committed against an innocent girl", the bench remarked. Later, a short order was issued, directing all stakeholders to do the needful within 72 hours. Read More »

Volunteers needed for Point in Time Count

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ME is taking stock of homelessness with an annual count. The 24-hour count includes shelters, parks, abandoned buildings, underneath bridges, among other places. The City of Rockford has accomplished that in recent years with chronic and veteran homelessness. "They use those numbers to come up with goals as far as ending homelessness. Read More »

No. 9 Michigan St. bounces back

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IL did its best to take advantage as Kipper Nichols scored 27 points to lead the Fighting Illini (10-11, 0-8). Trent Frazier and Leron Black added 13 and 12, respectively. "It's baby steps", Underwood said. "Tonight, I think we ran our best offense of the year, against a team that is ranked first or second in the nation in just about every defensive category". Read More »

New England Patriots: 3 Takeaways from the AFC Championship win over Jaguars

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is going back to the Super Bowl . The defending NFL Champion New England Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles at the Super Bowl on February 4 in Minnesota - setting the teams up for a rematch of their 2005 league championship contest and giving Philadelphia a chance to avenge the sting of that loss. Read More »

DeMarcus Cousins Delivered a Performance to Remember

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Cousins finished with 44 points, 24 rebounds, 10 assists, and four steals in the game, which the Pelicans trailed by 18 points midway through the fourth quarter. ET? That's tied for the second-least of any opponent he has gone against. But, unfortunately, a foul was called, giving Holiday not one, not two, but THREE attempts at the free throw line. Read More »

Giants Agree to Multi-year Deal With OF Austin Jackson

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Jackson will earn $3 million per season, two people with knowledge of the contract told the Associated Press. It's certainly possible Duggar makes the team out of spring, but Jackson fortifies the Giants' options if they don't feel inclined to rush the 24-year-old out of the minors. Read More »

Klopp 'frustrated and angry' as Liverpool fall to Swansea

But I think Liverpool will get the job done one way or another. Liverpool hadn't lost in the league since 22 October when they were humiliated 4-1 at Tottenham. "We are not out of the hospital, but we are out of emergency and we can accept visits". "We still have a lot of work to do, we are still not in a good position but confidence is high, and the dynamic is better". Read More »

SFA dealt blow as Michael O'Neill rejects Scotland job

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Following a protracted pursuit, the SFA were granted permission to speak with the Portadown man after reaching agreement on a financial with the Irish Football Association. Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan said the process of finding Strachan's successor was ongoing. The former Newcastle midfielder is now booked on a flight to Switzerland with the Irish Football Association delegation this week ahead of Wednesday's draw. Read More »

Patriots' defense key to another postseason comeback

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The team was hit with six penalties for 98 yards. The Jaguars lost for the third time in three appearances in AFC championship games, with the previous two defeats coming when Coughlin was their coach in the late 1990s. He made another from 43 yards early in the fourth quarter to extend their lead to 20-10. Defence played so great when they needed to. But Brady found Amedola for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown passes to ruin what had been a near-perfect upset bid by the Jaguars. Read More »

Luke Shaw now one of the best left-backs around - Jose Mourinho

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Carrick, who turns 37 in July, underwent minor heart surgery after feeling unwell following a Carabao Cup game against Burton Albion in September. The 36-year-old had a procedure to correct that issue and is now back in training as he targets a return to the pitch in what is his 12th and likely final season as a United player. Read More »

The Messi dribble that had opposition fans applauding

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More specifically, in the 59th minute, when Luis Suarez's pass sent Ivan Rakitic scuttling through and the Croatia global broke the deadlock with a cute finish. "I have suffered because of him and I know what that is like. Now I can enjoy it", said Valverde. It's spectacular to watch him every day. However, Valverde says the Catalans will not take their lead at the top of the table for granted with 18 matches still to be played, before turning his attention to Thursday's Copa del Rey ... Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed terms with Arsenal

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The Frenchman told Chilean publication La Tercera: "No, he is not a mercenary". The Gunners' dynamic display was a well-timed rebuttal to the critics who claimed the imminent sale of Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United would ruin their already troubled season. Read More »

Hyeon Chung upsets Novak Djokovic; Roger Federer into quarterfinals

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The 58th-ranked Chung relentlessly attacked a clearly injured Djokovic in a 7-6 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (3) fourth-round victory, becoming the first South Korean to reach the last eight at a Grand Slam . He beat Marton Fucsovics 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 and next faces Tomas Berdych . New York Open tournament director Josh Ripple wasn't overjoyed at the promotional prospects for his tournament when his top two players, Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey were knocked out in the early rounds at ... Read More »

Aguero hat trick powers Man City over Newcastle

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Sergio Aguero scored all three goals in the win at the Etihad Stadium to take his tally for the season to 16 in just 19 league appearances. "It is important to see the personality, the team and try to do the things and with mistakes or no mistakes that is the power of football, the desire to try". Read More »

People running into poles will never not be funny

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The white jersey is viewed as lucky in the Super Bowl . New England will face the Philadelphia Eagles , who blew out the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia . It will be the 10th appearance in the Super Bowl for the Patriots but just the third for the Eagles, who've never won it. There's no trophy for that, but it shows this team can beat some big dogs. Read More »

Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins predicts Super Bowl win over Patriots

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But Brady orchestrated another New England comeback, throwing a 4-yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola with 2:48 left, giving the Patriots a 24-20 win. But the closest thing to a lock in this gambling city is that betting on this Super Bowl will smash the existing record of $138.5 million set just past year. Read More »

Eagles defeat Vikings 38-7, heading to Super Bowl

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And if you were thinking about trying to drive through Philadelphia during the aftermath of the game... good luck. As the season goes, you start losing some of your top players to injury . "I never think too much into things", he said. [Patriots head coach] Bill Belichick , you know, [former National Football League head coach] Bill Walsh, [Saints head coach] Sean Payton - the list goes on and on and on - [former Giants head coach] Tom Coughlin. Read More »

Manchester City breezes past Newcastle in English Premier League

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He opened the scoring by getting the faintest of touches to a Kevin De Bruyne cross in the 34th minute and then doubled the lead with a penalty after Raheem Sterling was fouled. Mathematically we need 10 victories to be champions and we are going to try to win game by game". "If you try and wait for what happens behind, if we are looking at what they do - that is not a good solution, in my experience". Read More »

Martial grabs victor as United squeeze previous Burnley

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Season after season, they are doing what they are doing. United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is said to have agreed to join Arsenal as part of the deal. We defended very well, and it is fair to say Mike Dean and his team were very good. " David (De Gea ) today I don't remember anything important", Mourinho added. Read More »

Guardiola - We do not need another striker

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But the Magpies then started to play and they pulled one back five minutes later with a killer counter-attack as Ciaran Clark released Murphy with a defence-splitting long pass and the winger advanced on goal before lifting the ball over the on-rushing Ederson and into the goal from 16 yards out. Read More »

Chung Hyeon dumps wounded Novak Djokovic out of Open

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The 58th-ranked Chung relentlessly attacked Djokovic - who is playing his first tournament since Wimbledon because of an injured right elbow - in the 7-6 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (3) fourth-round win. The 19-time Grand Slam victor will now face the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych , who recorded a 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 win over Italy's Fabio Fognini . Top-seeded Halep barely scraped through her third-round match, needing 3 hours and 45 minutes and a 15-13 scoreline in the deciding set to beat Lauren Davis. Read More »

Joe Root admits unease at missing England matches to play in IPL

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He was cleared by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to resume playing last week, however England coach Trevor Bayliss has previously said Stokes is not guaranteed to walk back into the team. It's going to be really important to make sure that I'm available for all of that. England will face the Black Caps in Wellington on February 13 - but England's all-rounder is already booked up for that date, which he confirmed Tuesday morning via Twitter. Read More »