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Michigan State names former Gov. John Engler as interim president

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette lashed out at Michigan State University for allowing Larry Nassar to sexually abuse girls and women for years, and he took a shot at the school's governing body. " John Engler . Even on a temporary basis, the damage that can be caused by appointing a politician as an interim president on an already polarized campus is catastrophic", Fuentes said. Read More »

Devin Nunes exposes extent of Democrats' Trump surveillance

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Schiff, who serves as the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, opposes the release of the memo and says it doesn't accurately portray the FBI's behavior and takes classified information out of context. "The FBI and the Department of Justice have a lot of really hardworking people that are committed to doing the right thing for all Americans, and that includes following the law and following the Constitution", Flores said. Read More »

Everton close to Manchester City defender deal

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Everton have been interested in signing a left-sided central defender since the summer, with City willing to allow Mangala to leave after bringing in Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao for a club-record fee of £57m. The Dutch club want £20m and Newcastle could fund a deal for the Dane by offloading three unwanted players. Mangala's desire to leave the runaway Premier League leaders stems from his concerns over making the France squad for next summer's World Cup. Read More »

Fox taking Thursday NFL rights for $550M/year

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CBS and NBC recently housed Thursday Night Football for the last two seasons, but they were outbid by Fox by $45 million per game, according to Bloomberg . Amazon, Twitter and at least one other digital company have submitted bids, though it is too early to declare a front-runner. Fox's primetime is second to NBC among viewers 18-49, but is last of the big four among total viewers. Read More »

Arsenal Fans Ecstatic As Mesut Ozil Signs New Long-Term Contract

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The Gunners have already lost Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United and there were fears that the Germany global could also follow the Chilean to Old Trafford when his contract expires. Bild say Ozil is expected to earn around £300,000 a week on his new deal. "The vibe I get from his commitment, focus and desire, he behaves like someone who is ready to commit. Read More »

Michy Batshuayi heading to Borussia Dortmund on loan

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Out-of-favour Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has reportedly moved to the top of Chelsea's wanted list while Tottenham frontman Fernando Llorente remains of interest, but Conte said that Dzeko will not be moving to Stamford Bridge in this window. Read More »

Daley Blind negotiating move to AS Roma

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Danny Blind confirms a loan move to Roma for his son Daley is hard - " Manchester United don't want to let him go on loan". Blind is now on the sidelines with ankle ligament damage but has fallen down the pecking order for the left-back slot, with Jose Mourinho instead preferring converted winger Ashley Young and Luke Shaw for the role. Read More »

Former Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers passes away from cancer

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During his tenure, Towers helped the Padres landed Greg Vaughn, Kevin Brown, Adrian Gonzalez and Heath Bell, among others. Towers was diagnosed with the disease back in 2016 , after being admitted to a hospital with fluid in his lungs. Hinch put Towers' name down on his " Stand Up to Cancer " card during the 2017 World Series . Kevin Towers , general manager of the San Diego Padres , before game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 4, 2009. Read More »

Clippers agree on deal to trade Blake Griffin to Pistons

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The L.A. Clippers want everyone to believe that they don't plan on rebuilding from scratch after trading Blake Griffin , their best player and franchise cornerstone. Interestingly, the organization made it very clear that they didn't actively seek out a trade for Griffin . He had been credited with bringing respectability to the team that was once the laughingstock of the league. Read More »

Trump advocates gather in support of his State of the Union address

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But Trump's dramatic throwing down of the gauntlet on immigration is sure to be remembered. "They deserve certainty and protection". Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) will deliver a televised address on BET after Trump's speech as well. After the United Nations measure was adopted, Trump told reporters allies that voted against the U.S. would pay a price. Trump denied the claim. It also forgoes a moment to extend an olive branch to Democrats on one of the most visible and contentious policy ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho confirms Zlatan Ibrahimovic is free to leave Manchester United

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The Galaxy have been strongly linked with a move for the 36-year-old in recent days, with Ibrahimovic's contract set to expire at the end of the current season. Although the English transfer window closes on 31 January, Ibrahimovic would be allowed to move to the United States between February and May meaning any potential deal doesn't have to be finalised within the next few days. Read More »

Pelicans Downed By Sacramento Kings 114-103

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The Kings jumped on the Pelicans to start the third, built a 12-point lead and fended off the Pelicans' attempts to rally. Stop me if you've read this before. Kings: The victory was the first with assistant coach Elston Turner temporarily in charge because of head coach Dave Joerger's recent absence. "So we have to find a solution and then we have to get it turned and then we have to move on". Read More »

No. 17 Ohio State coasts to win over Indiana

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The result was a 73-71 loss to the Illini. The Buckeyes are 18-5 overall, 9-1 in the Big Ten and 11-10 against the spread. Robert Johnson is adding 14 points and 4.6 rebounds per contest. So we are going to have to be ready to roll on the road against obviously a team that has been sitting around for a few days waiting on us. They range from a 39-year-old from Pennsylvania to a 58-year-old from Pennsylvania, from a 47-year-old from Wisconsin to a 47-year-old from IN to a 47-year-old from ... Read More »

Blake Griffin Issues Statement On Clippers-Pistons Trade

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LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) shoots the ball over Boston Celtics center Aron Baynes (46) during the second half at Staples Center. This move to Detroit to play for head coach Stan Van Gundy could ultimately prove as a turning point for Johnson's National Basketball Association future if he's able to earn playing time alongside Griffin and dynamic center Andre Drummond . Read More »

Joe Hart's West Ham Loan Nightmare Is Set To Continue

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The ex-Tottenham winger returns to the wing in Roy Hodgson's only change from the 4-1 Arsenal drubbing with Yohan Cabaye returning to the bench after a recent injury lay-off. His passing was generally good and he also worked hard, getting back behind the line of the ball when required and ensuring West Ham kept a compact shape out of possession. Read More »

Alex Smith not thrilled about any potential trade to Cleveland

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Smith has one year remaining on a contract that will pay him $17 million. The veteran starter is facing the possibility of being traded this offseason as the Chiefs transition to 2017 first-round pick Patrick Mahomes . "1-31 over the last 2 years just sounds wonderful". Smith proceeded to get some revenge, with a probably unnecessary prompt of "you can pop him" from Patrick. Read More »

Kevin Love reportedly out 6-8 weeks with a hand injury

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The injury occurred in the first quarter forcing him from the game. He hit his hand when reaching out for the ball and was in instant pain. He had X-rays at the arena, which the Cavaliers say showed a non-displaced fracture in his fifth metacarpal. Read More »

Andre Drummond to replace John Wall in All-Star Game

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Wall and Drummond both play for Eastern Conference teams. Brown is averaging 14.1 points and 5.5 rebounds per game in his second National Basketball Association season. The last (and only) rookie to do that was Lakers legend Magic Johnson. Drummond (illness) will play and start in Tuesday's game against the Cavaliers, Jake Chapman of Pistons.com reports. Read More »

Beckham toasts new MLS team in Miami

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The Miami Herald reported over the weekend that a local landowner and neighbors of a slated stadium site in the city's Overtown district were organizing to block zoning approvals required to finally begin construction. It's not going to happen.' Twenty-five years on, I made 115 appearances for my country. "I had a pretty good career". I think the fact that it has taken this long, the fact that it's taken four years actually has worked as a positive. Read More »

Andrew Luck nearly ready to throw again

Sources say that Luck has headed out to the Los Angeles area to work with noted throwing mechanics and strength gurus Tom House and Adam Dedeaux. The Colts entered the season offering little clarity on Luck's status after he underwent surgery to fix a torn labrum. Read More »

Mourinho asked whether Tottenham are on United's 'level'

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There's even a couple of football goals set up in the back garden for Sanchez to practice his skills and room for his dogs, Atom and Humber, to roam around. "He knows I want him and the club wants him and I think that's very important for him". It just shows that a small gesture can go a long way. City's hierarchy including manager Guardiola, chairman Khaldoon al Mubarak, chief executive Ferran Soriano and director of football Txiki Begiristain held a meeting on the morning of January 15, ... Read More »

Proteas without injured De Villiers for first three India ODIs

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He continued, "As far as individuals are concerned they have been given specific roles". Also, the fact that it is a long series makes it important to take one game at a time. Last time we lost the series and before that as well. Rohit did not have the best of times in the Test series. The 30-year-old right-hander, who hit a world record third ODI double century last month against Sri Lanka, said the current Indian team can do well under pressure. Read More »

Conor McGregor responds to Floyd Mayweather's cryptic MMA video

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Floyd Mayweather is the master at getting people buzzing about whatever he plans to do next but his latest video invoked a rather hilarious response from UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor . Fighting in the UFC would be the exact opposite of how he's done business his entire career, but it can not be denied that a Mayweather vs. McGregor match-up in the octagon would be one of the biggest combat sports spectacles of all-time - if not the biggest. Read More »

Texas Rangers To Investigate Famed Karolyi Ranch In Wake Of Nassar Trial

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Karolyi Ranch , run by national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela, was previously the training center for the women' s national gymnastic team. Last Wednesday, Nassar, who was a team doctor for decades, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison . More than 150 women and girls have said he had molested them under the guise of medical treatment. Read More »

Eagles arrive in Minneapolis ahead of Super Bowl LII

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Play the way we've been playing and do our best. While so much has changed in the National Football League and the wider world, some things remain very much the same. He was the same on Friday during a press conference. Bill Belichick made a thoughtful observation about the third sport he played in college: While football and lacrosse are Bill Belichick's primary sports of interest, he was a varsity member of another team at college in Wesleyan. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp urged to ask Liverpool owners for another January signing

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The Terriers have now not won a Premier League matchup in their last six attempts, now only two points adrift of the drop zone, Huddersfield now find themselves in a relegation battle. Adam Lallana missed the West Brom game with a small muscle tear and could be back in contention for the trip to Yorkshire. It is all about Huddersfield and Liverpool . Read More »

Travis Walton denies allegations from ESPN's Michigan State report

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Walton also disputed the assault claims stemming from the incident in the bar, saying while talking with a woman she threw a drink at him. Izzo was asked about Walton following a win over Maryland on Sunday and said, per Gene Wang of the Washington Post (h/t Chicago Tribune ), "To be honest with you, I don't know why he left". Read More »

Bayern Munich give Arturo Vidal green light to leave in summer

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Manchester United have reportedly joined the race to sign a versatile Bayern Munich midfielder. The 30-year old former Chile worldwide is out of contract with the Bavarians at the end of the next season and it is understood the club are willing to grant a sale in the summer, after having signed Leon Goretzka on a free transfer from Schalke, with the German global set to join Bayern in the summer. Read More »

Jalek Felton Suspended by UNC for Undisclosed Reason

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The school made that announcement in a news release which also stated that due to Federal privacy laws, that was the only information the school could release. The North Carolina Tar Heels rotation for Tuesday's game at Clemson will be a little thinner. He is averaging 2.9 points, 1.6 assists and 0.9 rebounds while playing 9.7 minutes per game. Read More »

Manchester City could make late move for Riyad Mahrez

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Mahrez tried to quit Leicester last summer but could not secure a move away from the King Power. Arsenal and Liverpool were both believed to be interested, and Roma declared their intention to sign him but were priced out of a move by Leicester. Read More »