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Gareth Southgate Interviewed For England Job


Gareth Southgate is thought to have discussed his preferred England backroom team with the Football Association on Monday, during a formal "interview" at which he also heard what would be expected of him when he is appointed as manager of the national team. Read More »

Key players for Seahawks, Eagles injured in grueling game


Wilson became the first quarterback in franchise history to catch a touchdown, a flawless end-around pass from Baldwin to Seattle's athletic QB as he ran down the left sideline and dove into the end zone to give the Seahawks a 23-7 lead. "He feels great", Carroll said following the outdoor practice. The Seahawks wanted to hold Rawls out for the entire fourth quarter, but Troymaine Pope sprained his ankle. Read More »

For Toronto FC boss Vanney, Ignacio Piatti's skill in transition is key


Toronto had no issues with NYCFC , beating them 2-0 at home and 5-0 at Yankee Stadium. "Everybody's ecstatic on my team", Impact coach Mauro Biello said Tuesday. Of course, when there's no open shot, Giovinco is also adept at slipping the ball to Altidore . Jozy Altidore: The 6-foot American forward is one of three Toronto players among the eight highest-paid players in MLS (US$4.8 million), trailing Giovinco ($7.115 million) and midfielder Michael Bradley ($6.5 million). Read More »

Wilson throws, catches, leads Seahawks to win

He escaped the pocket on third down, scrambling to his right and finding Jimmy Graham while throwing across his body and back into the middle of the field for an improbable 35-yard touchdown to make it 14-7 Seattle in the second quarter. Read More »

Djokovic Roars Past Thiem in ATP Finals Opener

Five-time victor Djokovic had to receive treatment to a thumb injury early on, and his troubles seemed to get to him as he was also warned for unsportsmanlike conduct after failing with his one and only set point. Thiem won just 10 points in the set. The Briton, 29, will end the year at the top of the rankings if he wins the title at London's O2 Arena. Thiem got the upper hand in the first-set tie break with a beautifully executed forehand down the line. Read More »

Murray survives match point to beat Raonic at ATP finals


Similar to their Queen's Club title match this summer, Saturday's thriller saw Raonic bully his way to a set and a break advantage. Now it was the Canadian's turn to have a spate of errors and Murray broke back to love, held to love, and looked set to open clear water when he slotted two backhand winners for two more break points. Read More »

Andy Murray sails into Tour Finals semis; Raonic awaits


It will be interesting and unbelievable to finish with a final Andy against Novak". And, having taken the first set with one of his first break-point opportunities, Murray came out of the blocks quickly at the restart to break his opponent again. Read More »

Defenses leading the way for Ohio State, Michigan


But as the volatility stats show - Ohio State is the 13th-most volatile team in the country - the Buckeyes are capable of incredible week-to-week variation in play. He had a 47-yard TD pass to Calvin Ridley and added two 1-yarders to Gehrig Dieter, including one in the final minutes that made the score look a little closer to what most expected. Read More »

Scherzer, Porcello take Cy Young Awards

Verlander lost the AL Cy Young award in 2012 to David Price by just four points, so he has been on the wrong side of the award's two smallest gaps in voting. Chastain admitted that he sent in his ballot with about a week remaining in the regular season - before Verlander pitched 14.2 innings of one-run ball with 20 strikeouts in his final two starts. Read More »

Rams' Hill will be inactive after early-morning arrest


Officers at the scene noted that Hill showed signs of alcohol intoxication and conducted a series of field sobriety tests. Hill is the second Rams defensive back to be arrested in the last six months on suspicion of driving under the influence. Read More »

Ross' game-tying 3-pointer negated by clock malfunction


Cousins was adamant he had touched the ball and the clock did not start on time. For the Raptors, getting up for game two of a five game road trip that sees them visit Los Angeles and Houston next before tipping back up north to Milwaukee, it could even be considered a reprieve. Read More »

Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test

South Africa, who won the first test in Perth by 177 runs, named Kyle Abbot to replace injured fast bowler Dale Steyn and retained spinner Keshav Maharaj. "If it becomes a really shortened game where it is going to be under covers and the ball's going to be wet, it's going to be cold and the pitch has more moisture. Read More »

Rodgers, Packers drop 4th in row, routed 42-24 by Redskins

Robert Kelley bulled in to make it 35-24. Facing a strong wind, the Redskins tried for a two-point conversion but failed. If all this wasn't enough to dim any devoted Cheesehead's outlook, we have yet to touch on our head coach's ponderous play-calling or his total mismanagement of the running back position or his insistence in featuring a tight end with zombie-like agility in Richard Rodgers over young, dynamic receivers (Trevor Davis , Geronimo Allison , that are deserving of ... Read More »

Aldridge scores 23 as Spurs hold off upstart Lakers, 116-107


Where the Lakers really shined and why they passed a major test was how their bench performed. They are coming into games more prepared and Walton is getting the best out of his players. entered with 54 seconds left to counter the Spurs' size. Overall, the Spurs hit 56.4 percent of their shots to 44.8 percent for the Lakers. He has averaged 16.8 points, 4.7 assists, and 3.4 rebounds per game this season. Read More »

Warriors coach Kerr issues late challenge to Bucks fans

The Warriors have been clicking on offense with an average of 120.2 points during their winning streak. When no one would have expected it to happen, this young player worked his way into the rotation with game-changing skills on the defensive end and a serviceable three-point shot coming off of the bench. Read More »

Gareth Bale urges Wales to keep fighting after draw with Serbia


It is not all doom and gloom. "It's early days and we're still well in this group". Then the Serbians inflicted yet more pain on the Dragons a year later when they triumphed 3-0 in the Welsh capital. Nonetheless, the Euro 2016 semi-finalists are third in Group D, and know a victory over the group leaders on Saturday could be enough to see them go top of the pile. Read More »

Shoving Match Breaks Out Before LSU Game

And despite losing to the Vols, struggling on offense and having to play an extra road game in Baton Rouge, Florida is still king in the SEC East. 0- The Tigers had 0 touchdowns in their four trip inside the Florida 10-yard line. Getting good penetration through the middle, Brantley punched the ball out of Guice's hands on a carry to force a fumble that Florida linebacker Kylan Johnson recovered. Read More »

Jose Mourinho labels Manchester United the 'unluckiest team in the league'

Arsenal - in sparkling form heading into Saturday's clash - were lacklustre throughout at Old Trafford , but substitute Giroud was on hand in the 89th minute to cancel out Juan Mata's opener. Mourinho was keen to stress how United were unlucky not to claim all three points and continued: "Of course it is two points dropped". Sure enough, on 62 minutes, Rooney replaced the ineffective Anthony Martial while Daley Blind was sent on for Matteo Darmian, who was perhaps fortunate not to have ... Read More »

Magic use late surge to beat Mavericks 95-87


He said he feared he had a more serious Achilles injury. The Grizzlies, despite the 16 point win, scuffled on offense. With no ball movement, the Grizzlies, or any team, struggle to find any quality shots. Seth, who is now the Mavericks' starting point guard, is averaging seven points and 4.3 assists as a starter. The Grizzlies defended well across the board, locking down everyone and forcing the Mavs to resort to bad shots off the dribble. Read More »

Oklahoma State crushes TCU in easy road win


The Horned Frogs attempted to go for it on fourth down four times, but converted only once. In the fourth quarter the Cowboys sealed the victory with another touchdown. Hill failed to record a single touchdown, while throwing for just 166 yards with two interceptions. After their last two wins by a combined seven points, the Cowboys responded with 31 unanswered points following TCU's only score. Read More »

Man Utd 1-1 Arsenal

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho looked a frustrated figure post match after watching his side draw 1-1 with Arsenal , after conceding a late Olivier Giroud equaliser. And today we have to win two or three nil and we draw. "He doesn't want to be the star of the game, he is a good referee". I would have been more happy if it was the goal that meant three points . Read More »

Johnny Sauter wins 1st Truck Series championship


It was sad that Byron didn't make the championship run - he was leading in Phoenix when his engine failed, which moved him out of the top four. Crafton's a two-time series champion (2013-14) and drives for ThorSport Racing; Peters doesn't have a win this season, but has managed to survive through the inaugural Chase for the series to put his Red Horse Racing team in title contention; Bell's the only youngster in the group, a victor at Gateway earlier this year in the No. Read More »

Thompson, Durant lead Warriors to 104-88 win over Celtics

Horford could return as soon as this weekend. Toronto 113, at Denver 111 (OT): DeMar DeRozan , the NBA's leading scorer, had 30 points, including four in overtime, as the Raptors improved to 4-1 on the road. "Do we really want to open this back up?" said Durant before talking about the Celtics . Kyrie Irving led the way with 25 points. "Fans must be desperate", Green said. Read More »

Kate Upton blasts baseball bosses after boyfriend loses award

For his career, Porcello has 107 wins and a 4.20 ERA. Verlander went 16-9 with a 2.40 ERA while leading the AL in strikeouts and other categories. Cleveland's Corey Kluber was third and got three first-place votes. The Chicago Cubs' Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks finished in second and third place in the balloting by 30 members of the Baseball Writers' Assn. Read More »

Early scoring flurry sends No. 6 Wisconsin past Purdue 49-20


The Boilermakers are last in the Big Ten at minus-16. Asked if that could be an indication that they might not play, Parker responded, "It could be a good indication, depending on how you want to take that". Drew Brees couldn't do it. Kyle Orton couldn't do it. But five plays after that, Shaw ripped off a 33-yard touchdown rush for another Wisconsin score, making it 35-10. Read More »

Claressa Shields Makes Successful Pro Debut With Thrilling Unanimous Decision Victory


The three judges' cards reflected the same scoring, 40-36, giving Shields the victory. The blow seemed to wake Crews up, an alternate for the 2012 Olympic team, who promptly backed Shields into the ropes and delivered a flurry of blows before both fighters settled into their game plans, with Shields looking to exploit her superior quickness to overcome the 1.5-inch reach advantage Crews enjoyed. Read More »

NFL ratings soar on 1st Sunday after voting

NEW YORK (AP) - The first Sunday night after the election produced the highest National Football League ratings since Week 2, with an average of 22.51 million viewers tuning in for Seattle's 31-24 victory over New England. Other than Malcolm Butler , the Patriots just haven't found any consistent answers in the secondary this season. But at least it was entertaining. Read More »

Jose Mourinho slams FA's treatment of Wayne Rooney


Rooney started England's 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Scotland on Friday, but suffered a knee injury that ruled him out of Tuesday's 2-2 friendly global draw at home to Spain. The Sun claim Rooney's place not only as worldwide skipper but also in the squad is under scrutiny, after it emerged that interim manager Southgate "ordered" him to go to bed as he was drinking at a wedding reception in a hotel the England players were staying in. Read More »

Injury-ravaged Real recover Benzema, Ramos for derby

Atletico will most likely come out with their usual 4-4-2. Griezmann - who has scored 8 goals in 14 appearances this season - was a doubt after suffering a foot injury in France's 2-1 win over Sweden last Friday but trained with the team this week and will nearly certainly feature in tomorrow's crunch clash. Read More »