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Koeman tips Everton FC forward to make Barcelona grade

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And Koeman has told Belgian publication HLN that, if the striker spends the rest of his career at Goodison Park, it will mean he has not fulfilled his potential as a player. Lukaku's seven goals in eight games for the Merseysiders have caught the attention of some of Europe's biggest clubs. "If Romelu was to play at Everton until the end of his career I know he has left something behind". Read More »

San Diego residents vote against new stadium for Chargers

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Rather than immediately exercise it, they made a decision to remain in San Diego in 2016 and pursue a citizen's initiative to get Measure C onto the November ballot in the hope of securing a new downtown stadium. If the measure fails as expected, the Chargers will have a major decision to make. In an interview with Fox5SanDiego.com before Election Day, Spanos said, "I'm really looking at the support we're going to get or not get". Read More »

Seattle stops the Bills 31-25, Wood injured

Sherman came off the edge very early, drawing an offside penalty. Sherman was not penalized for roughing the kicker because the official thought it didn't warrant a foul, even though Dean Blandino, NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating later said it was unnecessary roughness. Read More »

OPEC sees rival oil supply down, but not out

The forward curve for USA crude oil futures has steepened in recent days as worries that proposed OPEC supply cuts won't hold, or even materialize, turned the market's outlook for 2017 deliveries more bearish relative to longer-term contracts. Read More »

Canadian women draw challenging group for Rugby World Cup

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Scotland and Spain meet in Glasgow and Madrid this month to fill the fourth and last vacancy in Pool B. With only the top team in each pool guaranteed of qualifying, it means Ireland will have to overcome one of France or Australia to stand any chance of making the semi-finals. Read More »

Baylor career rushing leader Shock Linwood sidelined for attitude issues

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Grobe said running back Shock Linwood will be out for this week's game, citing " attitude issues ". Grobe told the media today that Linwood is being disciplined for "attitude issues". "They're going to stay focused on us. We didn't really do anything well in particular on Saturday, but felt those two guys deserved the opportunity", Grobe said. Read More »

Low turnout eases path for Trump, Johnson in Wisconsin

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Johnson, like many GOP candidates, also struggled to deal with the Donald Trump effect. Trump was the first Republican presidential candidate since Ronald Reagan in 1984 to win Wisconsin, leading a GOP wave in the state over Democrats who were widely expected to make gains both in the Statehouse and Congress. Read More »

Home NBA NBA fines Paul George $15K for kicking ball into stands

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George also said he apologized to the fan who was hit by the ball. "My soccer skills isn't as good as I thought". The note read "I'm sorry for the ball hitting you at the game on Saturday!" "Long story short: At Saturday's Pacers-Bulls game, Paul George was ejected for accidentally kicking a ball into the stands- hitting Lindsey. Read More »

Rabada takes five as South Africa seal emphatic win

South Africa's Kagiso Rabada appeals successfully for LBW to dismiss Australia's Mitchell Marsh at the WACA Ground in Perth . But he was left with far too much work to do as Australia were bowled out for 361, having resumed at 4-169 on Monday. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers Questions Packers' Energy Level After Loss

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Green Bay goes to Tennessee next weekend, followed by night games at Washington and Philadelphia. For the Colts, they will now play three divisional home games in the final seven weeks of the season. One of the NFL's elite teams since 2009, they no longer scare anyone with their roster or their schemes. Green Bay's defensive line continually collapsed the pocket around Luck only for him to evade tackles or escape into space, extending the play and finding open receivers down field, allowing ... Read More »

Bradley heads US World Cup Qualifying roster

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The United States men's national team will resume qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation on Friday when it kicks off the final round of regional games against arch-rivals Mexico at home and Costa Rica away. The Americans will begin the 10-game rumble with two of their three most treacherous encounters over a five-day span: home against Mexico on Friday in Columbus, Ohio, and away to Costa Rica on November 15. Read More »

Vikings coach Zimmer has seen enough of kicker Walsh

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The 26-year-old Walsh missed an extra point and had a 46-yard field goal blocked in the Vikings' overtime loss to the Lions on Sunday, ushering in a fresh round of unrest after he went three games without a missed kick. For a team chasing a championship that typically plays close, lower-scoring games, missed kicks can be extra costly. Zimmer said he hasn't totally lost confidence in Walsh. Read More »

Conor McGregor is UFC's best promoter, even when he says nothing new

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The history of it. Taking the belt from Alvarez might be his sternest challenge to date , though, because the current 155-pounder has fought and defeated the best from around the globe during his illustrious career. "It's going to be a very exhausting experience, and even if you do take him down, you're going to be eating big elbows, submission attempts, and he's going to be talking in your ear." That's why we are where we are, so it has not been hard for me to stay focused, to stay ... Read More »

Pochettino: This Spurs star is a footballing "genius"

After a strong start by Spurs, Arsenal took the upper hand and went ahead in the 42nd minute when Kevin Wimmer headed Mesut Ozil's free-kick into his own net. They may be without a league win since early October, but they are also the only unbeaten team in the division. But it has been a hard spell for us. I don't know. Read More »

Ronaldo signs new deal with Real Madrid

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Cristiano Ronaldo has boldly claimed he can keep playing until he's 41-years-old. After, the Portuguese spoke with a big smile and glasses. "The official event for the renewal of Cristiano Ronaldo's contract will take place on Monday, 7 November at 13:30 GMT in the presidential box at the Bernabeu Stadium", said a Real statement on Sunday. Read More »

Former Avalanche player Marek Svatos found dead at 34

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The Lone Tree Police Department revealed they were called to Marek's home at midnight on November 4 for a medical issue, according to FOX31 Denver . Marek was a tremendous person, a talented hockey player and a great teammate. The speedy Svatos scored 32 goals and notched 50 points as a rookie in 2005-06 and finished fifth in Calder Trophy voting that season . Read More »

Puel echoes Mourinho woes after early Chelsea goal

It began after a heavy defeat at Arsenal in September saw manager Antonio Conte change to a 3-4-3 system. Hazard was also involved in Chelsea second goal, finding Costa from David Luiz's short free-kick, and the Spain frontman curled a sumptuous effort from outside the penalty beyond a helpless Forster, amid comical defending from ex-Twente full-back Cuco Martina. Read More »

Breeders' Cup: Arrogate spoils ideal year for California Chrome

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Sherman will probably never be in the Hall of Fame, but thanks to Chrome, he will forever be known as the trainer of a Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Dubai World Cup victor. Longshot Mind Your Biscuits came in third. "That's one for the old guys", one of Obviously's owners, Tony Fanticola, said after the race. It was the first Breeders' Cup victory for Eurton, who is based year-round on the Southern California circuit. Read More »

Pelicans releasing injured Lance Stephenson due to roster limitations

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The Pelicans have not given a timetable for Stephenson's return. "Obviously, it's disappointing for Lance because he was playing so well", Bartelstein said. Bartelstein says the Pelicans will cover Stephenson's rehab and pay him at least until he's healthy. He was signed to a one-year minimum deal with just $100,000 guaranteed over the offseason, so waiving him would come at minimal financial cost to the Pelicans. Read More »

Luke Del Rio out, Austin Appleby the likely starter for Florida

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That means former Purdue quarterback Austin Appleby will likely get the start. He has completed 56.7 percent of his passes for 1,358 yards this season, with eight touchdowns and eight interceptions. That leaves two true freshmen - Kyle Trask and Feleipe Franks . Anzalone, the team's second-leading tackler with 53, is having surgery on a broken arm and is out for the rest of the season. Read More »

Almandin takes the 2016 Melbourne Cup

Trained by Robert Hickmott and ridden by Kerrin McEvoy, the six-year-old gelding arrived gamely off the pace to keep the Tony Martin-trained runner-up at bay by a slender margin. Chatting to reporters after Kerrin's win though, Michelle said she was sure her sitting was cheering him on from home. It was the first time Williams had been at a Melbourne Cup for 20 years, and he had not been trackside to watch one of his horses win since What A Nuisance was first past the post in 1985. Read More »

Rampant Liverpool go top with six of the best

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Liverpool , who leapfrog Chelsea into top spot, were 3-0 up by half-time thanks to Sadio Mane's header and strikes from Philippe Coutinho and Emre Can. " Watford have changed maybe more than we have - a manager, system, players too", Klopp said. Since making debut for BVB at the age of 17, Christian Pulisic has emerged as one the most promising players in the world, with clubs like Barcelona and Manchester City said to be among his huge admirers. Read More »

Great Dane Olesen races six clear after record 62 in Turkey

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Five players share second place on -11, with England's David Horsey, Matteo Manassero of Italy, American David Lipsky, Austria's Bernd Wiesberger and Li Haotong of China all on that mark. It's the biggest third-round lead on the European Tour this season. Although he suffered two three-putts in his round, Harrington - who is playing all three of the "Final Series" tournaments in his bid to move back inside the world's top-50 - still has confidence with his mallet. Read More »

Democrats take the lead in Florida early voting

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Through 2 p.m. Saturday, 2.9 million voters had cast ballots during the 17-day in-person early voting period, a 13.4 percent increase over the entire 2012 early voting period. Traditionally, she said, the Liberty, Neese and Free Home precincts are the busiest on Election Day. Friday was also the county's busiest day for early voting, as 8,526 residents lined up to elect the next president. Read More »

Arsenal, Ozil is set to renew his deal with the club

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The 28-year-old has less than two years left on his current deal and boss Arsene Wenger wants to ensure the Germany global remains at the Emirates. Fresh from scoring a superb solo goal against Ludogorets in the Champions League in midweek, the French tactician will hope that his creative ace will continue to lead the way for his side as Ozil continues to mature heading into the peak years of his career. Read More »

No. 12 Penn State using killer instinct to put teams away

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The Nittany Lions have a mighty sweet spread offense with crafty run/pass quarterback Trace McSorley and running back extraordinaire Saquon Barkley . Penn State: The Nittany Lions look like a completely different team than the one that began the season. The Hawkeyes tried to counter with a march to the Penn State of the field, but Beathard was thrown for a loss on fourth and one from the 34 and the Lions took over on downs. Read More »

Hayward excels in debut as Jazz topple Knicks

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The Utah Jazz have been able to hang on without Gordon Hayward . Hayward, 26, led the Jazz with 19.7 points and 3.7 assists per game in 2015-16, but had to wait until a Sunday matinee to make his debut this season. Myself and many pundits picked a breakout season for the Jazz, maybe a top-four seed, based off an elite defense and Hayward - an underrated, All-NBA level player - creating the offense. Read More »