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DeMar DeRozan Breaks Raptors Franchise Record with 52 Points

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DeMar DeRozan scored a franchise-record 52 points as the Raptors clipped the Bucks 131-127 in overtime in Toronto. Now, the Bucks aren't considered among the best teams in the league, but they have been a handful for the Raptors in the past and DeRozan figured it was time to make a statement. Read More »

Gabriel Jesus suffered MCL injury during draw with Crystal Palace

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Jesus, substituted midway through the first half with a suspected knee injury, could be sidelined for up to two months. "I am not a psychologist to know what is in his head, if he is short-term or long-term". The Alexis Sanchez transfer saga has been hanging over Arsenal for what seems an eternity now. Now, to add further fuel to the fire, Arsenal's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny has taken to Twitter to ruthlessly troll Sanchez for missing out on next summer's World Cup in Russian ... Read More »

Vegas sets early odds for Alabama-Georgia CFP national championship game

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Monday night Clemson and Alabama will meet for the third time in the College Football Playoff, but this time the game will only send the victor to the National Title game. If Alabama and Georgia met for the SEC crown, a second loss would have made the loser a hard pick for the playoff. Gaddy says in addition to Swinney, there are several current Clemson assistant coaches who were former Alabama players. Read More »

Patriots roll through Jets for quick touchdown

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Lewis got the ball six times and figures to continue to see a lot of work as the Patriots are playing without Rex Burkhead , Mike Gillislee and James White . He is the first Patriots player to score a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown in back-to-back games since Larry Garron in 1964. Eric Lee capped off the scoring in the fourth quarter by sacking Jets' quarterback Bryce Petty for a safety to make it 26-6. Read More »

Khabib Nurmagomedov calls out Conor McGregor after last night's victory

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Could either Ferguson or McGregor end Khabib's relentless march through the Lightweight division or will the Dagestani fighter continue his undefeated streak no matter who he faces? Since all of the talk at the post-fight news conference was whether Khabib Nurmagomedov preferred to fight lightweight champion Conor McGregor or interim champion Tony Ferguson next, Nurmagomedov came up with a compromise: How about both in one night? And Nurmagomedov did not disappoint, dominating his ... Read More »

West Brom vs Arsenal, Premier League

Iwobi took the place of Mesut Ozil from the Gunners last fixture against Crystal Palace which they won 3-2. Hello good evening and welcome to our last live text update for the year 2017 and it's West Brom vs Arsenal which kicks off at 16:30 GMT. Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne stretchered off after wild Jason Puncheon challenge

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As Ederson rescuing a point for City, the blue of Manchester also preserved their unbeaten record and extended it to 21 matches. He said, "Please, referees, they have to protect players". "Eighteen wins in a row, that is not normal, unreal", Guardiola added. "In the internal meetings we are going to decide what is best". Roy Hodgson was quietly satisfied with his team's performance in bringing that run to an end, although he refused to dwell on Luka Milivojevic's missed penalty in the ... Read More »

James Harrison gets 2 sacks in Patriots debut and that's OK

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For years, the only thing standing in the Steelers' way of a Super Bowl has been the Patriots. Harrison said he did not re-sign with the Steelers to sit on the bench. So, it might be safe to say that No. 92 could see plenty of playing time in his first game with the Patriots. Prior to the game, Harrison stood by himself behind his new teammates , who stood side by side along the sideline. Read More »

All 56 Of Harry Kane's Goals In 2017

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Kane, who now holds the record for the most Premier League goals in a calendar year, racked up 17 points, more than any other player, to take his tally up to 131 following his showing in Gameweek 20. "We have until the end of January to decide". Manager Mauricio Pochettino will monitor his response to treatment ahead of their trip to Swansea on 2 January but is not taking anything for granted. Read More »

Why the Colts fired Chuck Pagano as head coach after 6 seasons

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He was diagnosed with Leukemia, and spent most of the season in treatment. As a result, his CHUCKSTRONG Foundation has raised millions for cancer research. The Colts made the playoffs the next two seasons, and advanced to the AFC Championship game during the 2014 season. One thing that likely doomed Pagano more than anything else was his combined 0-8 record against the Steelers and Patriots , losing by an average of more than 24 points to each perennial AFC contender. Read More »

Packers finish with first losing season since 2008 after Lions loss

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We finished 7-9, that's not what you want. Now, with no more next games, Caldwell was sticking with business as usual until it isn't usual anymore. "Wins and losses, that's the key", Caldwell said. "We just stopped ourselves". However, the Lions were eliminated from playoff contention last week with a loss to the Cincinnati Bengals and haven't won a playoff game with Caldwell as head coach. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles

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The Eagles (13-2 ) kicked the go-ahead field goal late with 22 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter before posting a 19-10 win over a scrappy Oakland Raiders squad. No team wants to go into the playoffs with their backup not having any reps, so getting Sudfeld in will be invaluable to him and the Eagles. The Eagles are going to rely on their ground game and the defense, but at least they know the road to the conference championship runs through Lincoln Financial Field. Read More »

Bears have no answer for Vikings defense in Week 17

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The Vikings had to shuffle their starting lineup of O-linemen for the seventh time this season. Veteran Joe Berger will move from right guard to take Elflein's place, making his first start of the season at center. On Sunday, Chicago converted just once on 12 tries on third down. John Fox will likely be coaching his last game as the Bears head coach Sunday. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez to Man City off? Pep Guardiola plays down transfer talk

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City do not have much of a break as they play Watford in two days time. However, a likely month-long lay-off for Gabriel Jesus means Guardiola may be in need of attacking reinforcements sooner than expected. "We were lucky against Tottenham with Raz [Raheem Sterling] and Kevin, Newcastle with [Ilkay] Gundogan". "They are a good team". We had problems in the game, but the second half was much better. Read More »

5 deputies shot, 1 dead in shooting in Colorado, sheriff's office says

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A sheriff's office in Colorado confirmed "multiple deputies are down" after a shooting 15 miles south of Denver early Sunday, KKTV reported. Two civilians were also injured by the suspect's gunfire. President Trump tweeted his "deepest condolences to the victims of the awful shooting in Douglas County. and their families". County officials were setting up an emergency shelter for those displaced by the incident, citing the "size and scope of the investigation". Read More »

12 fire engines tackling blaze in Joiner Street apartments

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The public are advised to avoid the area and a number of roads have been sealed off by police. A dozen fire engines attended the scene as firefighters battled to get the blaze under control. Many of those taking to social media to tweet their concern said they had the emergency services in their thoughts. Latest reports suggest the fire has been brought under control. Read More »

Weah declared Liberia's 24th president

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The National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia announced the former World, European and African Footballer of the Year as the victor, with 61,5 percent of the vote. "I am most grateful to the nation of Liberia and especially the candidates, Weah and Mr Joseph Boakai, for living up to this creed". The results were almost identical to those announced on Thursday evening by the commission after 98 percent of returns. Read More »

Winning debut for Carvalhal as Swansea beat Watford 2-1

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The Portuguese told the club's official website: "In this moment, maybe if you ask 100 people who follow football, they will say Swansea are going to get relegate". They were made to pay a minute later when Narsingh's cross was headed down by fellow substitute Oliver McBurnie and Ayew tucked the ball home. We believe. Read More »

Crystal Palace v Manchester City

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His displays have seen both Chelsea and Manchester City linked while Arsenal are also said to be showing an interest, but boss Hodgson has been promised that he will be going nowhere. Crystal Palace have won just one of their last 11 Premier League games against Man City, losing the other 10. Manchester City have problems in defence with Fabian Delph, Vincent Kompany and John Stones all facing fitness tests. Read More »

Big Ten Bowl Preview: 2017 Playstation Fiesta Bowl

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Washington will certainly rely on the run game , but they are certainly not one-dimensional. A running back who can make explosive plays. He said Thursday that even though he is looking forward to facing Washington and its vaunted rushing defense (4 p.m. Read More »

Jeff Teague out indefinitely

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The MRI showed no structural damage. "It's about as good as you can hope for", coach Tom Thibodeau said . "He was walking around today", he continued. Through 31 games, Teague is averaging 28.6 FanDuel points with 13.4 points, 7.3 assists and 3.1 rebounds a game. He missed four games last month because of an Achilles injury on his right foot. Read More »

Federer makes winning start to Hopman Cup

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But an awkward moment ensued when the man interviewing the 19-time Grand Slam victor got his age wrong. "I think it was a great start". "She had a tough year after that, so it's nice to see her back in shape as well", Federer said. "Anything I win from here on forward is a massive bonus and a kind of surprise because I didn't expect myself to play as good as I am today at 36, 37". Read More »

Louisville vs. Mississippi State, TaxSlayer Bowl 2017 live stream

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He has also rushed for 1,400-plus yards and 17 touchdowns. They enter this game ranked 23rd in the country in rushing, averaging 249.9 yards per game. Jackson, of course, has been the most dynamic dual-threat quarterback over the last two seasons. New coach Joe Moorhead, who accepted the job after Dan Mullen's departure to Florida, did not coach the team during the bowl game. Read More »

Abu Dhabi MWTC: Bautista Agut sets Djokovic clash. Anderson will face Thiem

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Though she is uncertain of her place at Melbourne Park, Serena flashed a warning to her rivals on the WTA Tour: "I've won 23 grand slam singles titles and I don't know how many other titles". The exhibition match in Abu Dhabi against Jelena Ostapenko was the American's first match for 11 months. "But at one point you have to also make a breakthrough at the majors and I think 2018 is the time for it", said Thiem. Read More »

Cenk Tosun & Steven N'Zonzi on Sam Allardyce's January list

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Reports have linked Everton with a £25m move for Tosun , but Sky Sports News understands a deal has yet to be formally agreed. This season has been particularly impressive; Tosun has scored 13 times in all competitions, including four strikes in the Champions League as Besiktas surprisingly topped Group G ahead of Porto, RB Leipzig and Monaco. Read More »