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Koffee with Karan 6

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As per Committee of Administrators chairman Vinod Rai , Pandya and Rahul's explanations weren't convincing and he has recommended a two-match ban. The recent episode became quite the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons, so much so that the comments made by Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul even resulted in strict action being taken against them by BCCL. Read More »

Sergio Busquets: Barcelona caught 'asleep' in Copa del Rey loss

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Levante shocked Barcelona 2-1 in the Copa Del Rey round of 16 first leg tie Thursday night. Barca's experimental defensive partnership of debutant Murillo, on loan from Valencia, and teenager Chumi came unstuck in the fourth minute as Cabaco rose unchallenged to head in Ruben Rochina's free-kick. Read More »

Art II: 'Hard To Envision' Antonio Brown Staying With Steelers In 2019

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But, he's in no hurry. "Whether the situation can be reconciled and have him back on the team next year, we're a long way away from thinking that can happen". Right now, the Steelers are about $28 million under the cap, but that only accounts for 38 players currently under contract. Pittsburgh may ask for a first-round pick for the receiver. Read More »

UAE beat India in Pulsating AFC Asian Cup Match - Highlights

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Entering the game after a 1-1 stalemate with Bahrain, UAE required full points full points, and the relief was palpable in their camp when Mubarak broke the deadlock. They are expected to have most of the possession and it will be essential for India to prevent them from getting crosses into the box. They are a very good side. Read More »

Juventus to finalise deal for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey?

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He is in line to earn up to £140,00 a week with the Italian club, which works out at £7.2 million a season, although Cristiano Ronaldo is Juventus' highest-paid player. Wales global Ramsey joined Arsenal from Cardiff in 2008 and has scored 52 goals in his 252 Premier League games. A three-time FA Cup victor with the Gunners, Ramsey scored the winning goals in the finals against Hull (2014) and Chelsea (2017). Read More »

Michigan Hires Alabama Assistant As OC, Poaching Him From Maryland

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Gattis spent one season with the Crimson Tide after spending four seasons on James Franklin's staff at Penn State. Moments ago, The Athletic's Bruce Feldman and Chris Vannini reported that Gattis will instead take the same spot at MI. Gattis joined Nick Saban's coaching staff in January 2018 as the co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach. McElwain is now the head coach at Central Michigan . Read More »

West Ham United turn down bid from China for Marko Arnautovic

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West Ham are now operating without creative playmakers Manuel Lanzini, Jack Wilshere and Andriy Yarmolenko due to injury, and although Samir Nasri has come in to help in their absence, the Chilean is looking for further signings, not just to add quality to his ranks, but also depth too. Read More »

Padraig Harrington named Europe Ryder Cup captain

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The 47-year-old Irishman has a vast amount of Ryder Cup experience, having played in the contest six times and been a vice-captain for the last three matches. Harrington played in six Ryder Cups and was on the winning team four times. Things are not always going to go your way during a Ryder Cup, and it's important to have a captain who is wise enough to avoid stamping his own authority on the week. Read More »

Everton among several clubs interested in signing Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi

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Amidst this, there have already been multiple European clubs linked with the former Marseille graduate but Goal.com claims that Everton could seek to pound on the player's signature this month. And it is now being reported by The Mirror that Everton are keen on signing the Belgian, who would cost around £14m. Chelsea and Valencia have reportedly been in talks to end the loan stint for the Belgian, but on Tuesday night Marcelino indicated that he is no longer prepared to show ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho On Rumours Of Return To Former Club

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However, the Portuguese coach now insisted he is not interested in coaching Benfica at this moment in time. "If I were, Benfica would be the first to know my decision". A source close to Mourinho revealed on Wednesday night: "There are no issues over Jose's contract with Manchester United ". " When you leave a club, you do not wash dirty clothes, when you leave a club, you do not seek to, at least publicly, do any kind of criticism, it's an ended chapter and that's how I always did ... Read More »

Aaron Ramsey and Juventus agree terms on free transfer

The former Wales captain has been promised a significant role in the club implying that he is likely to be a central figure in a three man midfield preferred by Max Allegri. 'And I was very happy with him in the last match. It's quite a steal for Juventus who won't be paying any transfer fee for Ramsey, someone who is easily worth £85 million in this inflated market for the quality he brings into any side. Read More »

Professional Tennis Players Investigated In Match-Fixing Scandal

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European Union police agency Europol report that 11 house searches had been carried out in Spain in which 167,000 euros (roughly $192,000) in cash were seized, along with a shotgun. Forty-two bank accounts have also been frozen. The Guardia Civil said on Thursday that 83 people were implicated in the racket, among them 28 players in the ITF Futures and Challenger categories. Read More »

Murray suffers Djokovic mauling in Australian Open practice

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Andy Murray will make his return to the Australian Open with a tough first-round match against Roberto Bautista Agut . This year, Wilander - a three-time champion at the Australian Open - says Federer's hopes of a 21st Grand Slam lie exclusively on the hard courts of Melbourne Park. Read More »

Australian Open 2019 Draw: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal in same half

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Men's second seed Rafael Nadal opens against Australian James Duckworth , fourth seed Alexander Zverev starts against Slovenian Aljaz Bedene , and last year's runner-up Marin Cilic plays another local in Bernard Tomic . On the women's side, all eyes will be on Serena Williams as she aims for Grand Slam number 24. World number one Djokovic, who produced a strong comeback previous year, was the top seed of men's singles. Read More »

Australia to play 2 T20Is, 5 ODIs in India

The two T20Is will be played in Bengaluru (24 February) and Visakhapatnam (27 February), announced BCCI on Thursday, 10 January. In that round-robin tournament in 1986, also contested with New Zealand , Border's men won both finals - and this current Australian crop will hope to be just as successful. Read More »

Oakland A's Expect Kyler Murray To Enter NFL Draft

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He was the ninth pick in the 2018 Major League Baseball draft by the Oakland A's and was paid nearly $5 million as a bonus. The 21-year-old helped the Sooners earn a berth in the College Football Playoff this season after leading them to a Big 12 title and a 12-1 regular-season record. Read More »

Chelsea prepared to report Bayern to Federation Internationale de Football Association over Hudson-Odoi

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But after the match Antonio Rudiger revealed that Hudson-Odoi has asked him about his experiences in German football, and Bayern are increasingly confident that they will be able to complete a deal for the 18-year-old this month. 'You can see it from both sides. It is something he needs to decide for his future. Rudiger believes a move to Bayern would greatly benefit Hudson-Odoi but is adamant he can continue to grow in west London . Read More »

Packers hire LaFleur as head coach

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Wednesday, the 39-year-old coach will get his introduction to Wisconsin and the Green Bay Packers media corps. That's when Gutekunst told the franchise quarterback to go ahead and reach out to LaFleur. It's been very educational for me every time I've gone through it and I've appreciated every single one of them. "I'm going to need guys in those spots so I can attend to whatever it is we're doing on offense". Read More »

Adam Gase to Become New York Jets' Head Coach

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This is not a full-blown retread though (I say that mostly tongue in cheek) - Gase is replacing Todd Bowles , who spent four years with the Jets, the latter three which netted just 14 total wins. The AFC East will be interesting in 2019. The Jets had reportedly been interested in hiring Baylor head coach Matt Rhule . The Dolphins have interviewed Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen. Read More »

Clemson's Swinney already eyeing next title run

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After the final second ran off the clock, Swinney and Saban met for the customary handshake and the former Alabama graduate assistant had a quick message for his friend and rival. Mullen tallied an interception, two sacks, three pass breakups, four tackles for loss and 36 total stops this season, earning second-team All-ACC honors. Read More »

Timberwolves fire Tom Thibodeau, may want Fred Hoiberg

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His mom stopped by his house for a congratulatory hug after the change was made. Now making his own calls and taking his own shots, Saunders hopes to bring a new energy to the team while keeping some old concepts. He's got a 42-game audition before the organization must decide who the next coach will be. Every candidate for the job, certainly, will offer more experience than Saunders, who spent five seasons as an assistant coach with Washington before coming to Minnesota . Read More »

Patrick McCaw To Sign With Raptors

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The Cavs signed McCaw in late December to a non-guaranteed, two-year, $6 million offer sheet. No one is exactly sure why the Cavs chose to go through with that plan, but they are being investigated by the league for possibly salary cap circumvention. Read More »

Mike McCarthy Only Interested in Coaching Jets Next Season

Gase followed coach John Fox to Chicago in 2015 to be the Bears' offensive co-ordinator. He's the Jets' first hire with previous National Football League head coaching experience since Bill Parcells' three-year tenure from 1997-99. However, they do have rookie quarterback Sam Darnold , who showed flashes of his promise to become the team's potential franchise quarterback in his first season. Read More »

Man City and Burton are chalk and cheese, says Brewers chairman

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He came in the dressing-room at half-time and said: 'Every goal you concede in the second-half, I'm fining you £100.' We conceded another one to lose 5-0 and it was taken out of our money". "It's the best way to respect the competition and respect the opponents", Guardiola said. "The best way is do what we have to do". Spurs - who host Chelsea FC in the League Cup semi-final first leg on Tuesday night - have finished in the top four in the last three Premier League seasons but Mauricio ... Read More »

Chandler Parsons, Memphis Grizzlies agree to part ways

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It was reported Sunday that Parsons is taking an indefinite leave from the Grizzlies while his agent works with the team's front office on a resolution for the 30-year-old's future. The final disagreement that led to Parsons leaving the team and city - perhaps permanently - has been centered around the circumstances of a possible G League assignment. Read More »

‘Signs Pointing’ To Browns Hiring This Coach

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They're going to make the right call. Kitchens served as the Browns interim offensive coordinator for the final eight games of the season, after Hue Jackson was let go. Kitchens will take over as Cleveland's head coach for the upcoming season. It was reported by Cleveland.com that the Browns already reached out to some of the coaching staff, asking them to stay. Read More »

Broncos Hire Vic Fangio As New Head Coach

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But he went 22-26 as a head coach with the Tennessee Titans. After a year as an assistant in the USFL, Fangio was hired as a linebackers coach for the New Orleans Saints in 1986, and he has been on an National Football League staff every year since, save for 2010 when he was Stanford's defensive coordinator. Read More »

Arsenal favourites to sign Yannick Carrasco from Dalian Yifang

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Carrasco is believed to be unhappy in the Far East, just a year after linking up with the Chinese Super League side in a shock switch from Atletico Madrid . Arsenal have favoured wing-backs under Emery but in attacking areas there has been an over-reliance on the likes of Alex Iwobi and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Read More »

Federer: Djokovic the clear favourite for the Australian Open

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I was able to, you know, have coaching lessons with him". "So Peter was a really important person in my life because I think if I can say thanks for my technique today it's for Peter", added Federer. "I guess he didn't want me to be a wasted talent. So". Cape Town - Roger Federer reckons world No 1 Novak Djokovic is the clear favourite to win the Australian Open . Read More »

Shaqiri convinced Liverpool depth will aid response to Wolves loss

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Well, the argument to that is the fact that the Reds are four points clear in the Premier League table and will also be one of the favourites for the Champions League. We have to make sure we bounce back and look at where we can get better. "I don't want to name names but we all know who they are". "I didn't see players showing they were willing to run through a brick wall for the club". Read More »

Bayern confirm Pavard deal

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Following an outstanding debut season in Germany's upper tier, Pavard has struggled this term, just like Stuttgart. His memorable strike against Argentina in the last 16 was also voted Goal of the Tournament , beating the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Read More »