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Chelsea Carabao Cup semi-final selected for video assistant referee trial

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Chelsea , who will host the first leg of the Carabao Cup tie, are now third in the Premier league, five points ahead of Arsenal . Iwobi was also rested in Arsenal's quarterfinal clash against West Ham on Tuesday, when England forward Danny Welbeck scored the only goal of the game to send Arsene Wenger's side to the semis. Read More »

Sri Lanka make two changes and bowl, India unchanged

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Please Wait while comments are loading. 108 runs scored by Rohit only in boundaries today (12 fours, 10 sixes) in a total of 118. Rohit Sharma slams joint fastest century, in 35 balls, as India win series. Legspinner Chahal topped the bowling charts with figures of 4/52 while Kuldeep ended up with 3/52, after being 0/45 in his first three overs. Rohit struck a couple of fours off the first over from Angelo Mathews and both openers struck a six off a fifth over from Nuwan Pradeep ... Read More »

Ex-food worker smashes up cars at Green Bay's Lambeau Field

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Police say a former employee of a contracted food service company at Lambeau Field is in custody after an incident in the stadium parking lot. The 20-year-old man, whose name was not released, was taken into custody a few minutes after the incident began and left no tread marks on the field dubbed the "Frozen Tundra", for its fabled football games in wintry conditions. Read More »

Orioles pitcher Zach Britton suffers Achilles injury

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What else could go wrong this offseason for the Baltimore Orioles? If so, the Orioles may still be able to trade Britton at the deadline in late July, assuming that they are not in any kind of playoff race at that point in the season. But injuries slowed him past year. At 29 years old, Britton still is in his prime, especially for a closer. According to Ken Rosenthal , Britton, 30, tore his Achilles while working out in California yesterday. Read More »

Rays trade Longoria to Giants, reports say

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While Longoria is a solid solution for San Francisco's problems in the short-term, there are significant consequences the Giants might face into the future because of this trade. Now he goes across the country to lock down third base for the San Francisco Giants . He is the franchise leader in games played, home runs, RBI, and total bases. Read More »

Tom Brady's Personal Guru Alex Guerrero Banned From Patriots' Sideline

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Belichick reportedly was the primary person behind the change, although the coach declined to address the situation during his weekly interview on the WEEI local radio station. The state of MA also looked into whether he was doing physical therapy without a license, but Guerrero was cleared. He's also had his team plane privileges revoked, and can not work with anyone other than Brady in his team office. Read More »

Rugby star, ex-49er Jarryd Hayne accused of sexual battery

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Police initially investigated the case and conducted witness interviews before it was dropped due to a lack of sufficient evidence to prove the crime of rape beyond a reasonable doubt. Hayne struggled to find his form with the Gold Coast Titans in the National Rugby League following a stint with the 49ers. Hayne's NRL club, Parramatta, said they were unaware of the allegations until Wednesday. Read More »

Boca Raton Bowl 2017: Florida Atlantic vs

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Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Florida Atlantic is favored by 22 points ( see DMan's picks ). Although the Zips have a respectable defense (26.3 PAPG), the Owls have way too much firepower in both their passing and rushing games to be stopped in what is effectively a home game. Read More »

NY Islanders Bid Selected For Belmont Park Development

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The Islanders are in desperate need of a new home and the news of a possible winning bid can not come soon enough. Proposals were submitted to Empire State Development , the state's primary business development agency, before its September 28 deadline. Read More »

It's holiday shipping crunch time for the Bay Area and beyond

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Send first-class mail bound for the mainland U.S.by Tuesday if you want it to arrive by Christmas. This holiday season the US Postal Service is set to deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail, including 850 million packages. "We live for this time of year, so this is our time", said Kristy Anderson with the United States Postal Service . "Santa and Christmas music help keep everyone here in the holiday spirit during the busiest mailing, shipping and delivery time of the year". Read More »

Sprinter Gatlin facing doping probe after report

Gatlin fired his coach Monday night, and his legal team released five years worth of tests to show that Gatlin "has never tested positive for any banned substance". Mitchell also spoke about using "designer drugs" to avoid positive tests. According to the newspaper, Mitchell and Wagner "offered to supply and administer testosterone and human-growth hormone" to the actor. Read More »

Kobe Bryant cements Lakers legacy with retired jerseys numbers

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With there still being a couple hours before the start of Monday's game between the Lakers and Golden State Warriors , many made their way down to the arena well in advance. "There was never any doubt this day would come". He racked up 60 points during his final game, a defeat of the Utah Jazz on April 13, 2016. He is the 10th Laker to have his number retired, joining Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Gail Goodrich, Magic Johnson, Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal, James Worthy, Jerry West ... Read More »

Conor McGregor back training for UFC return and shoots down WrestleMania rumours

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He since went on to box against Mayweather, who has never fought in UFC but teased the possibility of doing so last week. Mayweather? McGregor? We need a mega-fight. His fight with Mayweather generated pay-per-view sales of 4.3 million and in excess of $600 million in total revenue. Out of the two fights, a GSP vs McGregor fight at welterweight probably has the most realistic chance of happening, but even that might be a long shot considering Notorious is yet to defend his lightweight ... Read More »

Celtics late rally stuns Pacers in Indiana

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Irving stepped out to the left corner for a 3-pointer, cutting the IN lead to 107-105 with 27.5 seconds left. "We just have to keep on getting better". The lead continued to shrink throughout the fourth quarter with an Oladipo 3-point play tying the score at 100, with 1:52 to play. The Celtics finished the game shooting 55 percent from the floor on 44 of 79. Read More »

Atlanta Falcons vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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The Falcons entered Monday night sixth in the NFC playoff picture and maintained their standing behind the fourth-seeded Saints and fifth-seeded Panthers, both 10-4. Already missing several starters, including their two defensive leaders, the Bucs lost tight end O.J. Howard was injured when he was hit while diving into the end zone for Tampa Bay's first score. Read More »

With the playoffs clinched, what's next for the Jags?

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The Jacksonville Jaguars clinched a playoff berth with a win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. Bohanon scored the first two rushing touchdowns of his career. The Jaguars changed their pressure plan in the Texans' re-match. "He does a lot of good team stuff for us that I think gets overlooked a little bit". Read More »

Sean 'Diddy' Combs says he wants to buy the Carolina Panthers

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Kaepernick wrote. "Let's make it happen!" On Sunday, Sports Illustrated released a report highlighting allegations of workplace misconduct against Richardson. According to SI, Richardson's actions forced the Panthers into financial settlements with at least four former employees, which prevent them from talking about the details of the allegations against the team's owner. Read More »

Arsene Wenger "confident" of new Mesut Ozil contract

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The result lifted Arsenal to fourth place on 33 points from 18 games, one ahead of surprise package Burnley and five behind third-placed Chelsea , with Newcastle, on 15 points, plunging into a relegation scrap. And, to be honest, right now, it's not even that close. "In the last 10 minutes we became edgy but overall, I feel we dominated". However, when he does not see the ball often, his influence on the game is hugely decreased. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association could kick Spain out of the World Cup

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FIFA is now conducting the investigations into the elections of the association after its former president, Angel Maria Villar, was forced to step down after the charges of corruption. The federation said in a separate statement that its interim president, Juan Luis Larrea, had spoken with FIFA and UEFA officials at the World Cup draw on December 1 and that he had passed on their "enormous concern" to Spain's minister of education, culture and sport. Read More »

Eagles and Nick Foles face the Giants

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The Giants scored touchdowns on their first three possessions but the Eagles received help from all three phases after the rough start. The Giants responded on their next drive when Eli Manning connected with Tavarres King for a 13-yard score putting them back in front 13-7. Read More »

So Stephen Thompson's Also Calling For a Bout With Rafael dos Anjos…

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Dos Anjos' work on the outside was impressive, but before the end of the round, Lawler did some good work up against the cage and landed some nice knees to the body. As far as entertaining any other fights, dos Anjos prefers to wait for Woodley and he has no interest in even addressing a comment from No. 3 ranked contender Colby Covington on Twitter where he called the Brazilian a "filthy animal" following his win. Read More »

Ravens blitz Browns in 2017 home finale

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It was a strong all-around performance from Mosley, who made plays in all three phases of the game for the Ravens defense. The loss dropped the Browns to 0-14 with two games remaining at Chicago and Pittsburgh. Eric Weddle picked him off to end their third offensive series and mark the fourth straight game that the Ravens' safety picked off a Browns QB. Other than that, what more is there to say, really? The play, which came on third down, forced Justin Tucker and the Ravens to settle for a ... Read More »

Sri Lanka's Mathews fit for Sunday's series decider

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The India vs Sri Lanka three-match One-Day International (ODI) series, after witnessing two contrasting matches, goes into the decider. Dhawan, who remained unbeaten on 100, produced a partnership of 135 runs with Shreyas Iyer after the early departure of Indian captain Rohit Sharma. Read More »

Hearts end Celtic's 69-game unbeaten run

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Celtic is just two points clear of second-place Aberdeen in the league standings, with a game in hand. Celtic offered little up front and went behind on 26 minutes through 16-year-old Harry Cochrane . Lafferty put himself about in the early stages and he and Callachan both had efforts from distance which missed the target. We tried to copy that. We had a plan to be more defensive if we got in front but it went right for us. Read More »