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AT&T's CEO Heads to Trump Tower About Time Warner Bid


Incoming White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, confirmed the meeting occurred but didn't disclose what was discussed, only saying that Trump's primary focus when meeting with CEOs is how companies will continue to create jobs. "CNN is in total meltdown with their FAKE NEWS because their ratings are tanking since election and their credibility will soon be gone!" A potential concern raised during a Senate hearing last month is that AT&T could give preferential treatment to its own ... Read More »

Green light for new £500m Chelsea stadium


Chelsea Pitch Owners, the group which owns the freehold to the land on which the stadium sits, welcomed the news which helps to ensure the club will remain at Stamford Bridge, its home since 1905, in the long-term. Mr Abramovich has wanted to increase capacity at Chelsea on match days for a number of years. It delivers substantial public benefits that are considered to outweigh the harm to designated heritage assets. Read More »

Swansea City chief Paul Clement confirms interest in Norwich City's Martin Olsson

PSV was good for me, but I think it was time to leave. I won two titles in Holland, so it is a great time to come here". "The two clubs are talking about that possibility", he said. Swansea are second from bottom after 20 matches but are only one point behind 17th-place Crystal Palace. The Swans confirmed the signing of Luciano Narsingh from PSV Eindhoven on Thursday afternoon and it is understood that more new players will follow the Netherlands worldwide to the Liberty Stadium this month. Read More »

DA's office moving forward with charges against Steeler's assistant coach Joey Porter

After reviewing several surveillance videos from the event on Sunday after the team's Wild Card win over the Dolphins , the Allegheny County District Attorney released the following information regarding the arrest. Porter then allegedly ignored the Officer Abel's questions and lunged at the doorman. Neither Officer Abel, the doorman nor Porter were injured. In his criminal complaint, Officer Paul Abel contends Porter grabbed both his wrists and wouldn't let go after Abel intervened in ... Read More »

Patriots - Texans Divisional Playoffs, Keys to the Game


The Patriots will begin their quest for a 6th straight AFC title game appearance as well as a 5th Super Bowl title Saturday night when the team hosts Houston in an AFC Divisional round game. At this point in his career, nothing Tom Brady does should surprise us. It's not a surprise they are expected to rout Houston for a second time this season, after they shut out the Texans , 27-0, without Tom Brady in Week 3. Read More »

The Giants are reportedly looking for Eli Manning's successor


And I think he will do that. They also won two championships without RB Tiki Barber, who I consider the greatest offensive player in franchise history. His season was filled with ups and downs, including at least six known fines, and his off-the-field behavior has come under fire. "Thirty-six, I don't think that's ancient for a quarterback", Reese said. Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte targets double signing in January

The run-up to that October clash at Stamford Bridge now sounds like an echo from another era for both managers as they prepare for what should be another lively evening at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Loftus-Cheek started the game for the Blues during his side's FA Cup tie against Peterborough United on Sunday, with Chelsea winning 4-1. This is due to Federation Internationale de Football Association rules not allowing players to appear for more than two clubs, with Kenedy having ... Read More »

Vance Joseph expected to be named next head coach of Denver Broncos

Kubiak cited health concerns for his abrupt parting on January 2, Miami was knocked out of the playoffs by the Pittsburgh on January 8, and the Broncos closed the deal with Joseph just three days later. The Broncos' locker room has a fair percentage of strong personalities that was managed to near perfection by Kubiak in 2015 when the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 . Read More »

Novak Djokovic "feeling phenomenal" ahead of Australian Open

Murray received his knighthood in the new year's honours list on the back of a sensational year for the Scot, one in which he replaced Novak Djokovic at the summit of tennis's global rankings, won Wimbledon for a second time, won another Olympic gold medal and was named BBC's Sport Personality of the Year. Read More »

McDermott agrees to become next Bills head coach


Two weeks after firing Rex Ryan, the Buffalo Bills have found his replacement. He interviewed with Cleveland and Tampa Bay last season before those teams hired Hue Jackson and Dirk Koetter while the Panthers were preparing for their divisional-round game against Seattle. Read More »

Maria Sharapova to return after ban in Stuttgart

Her ban was later reduced to 15-months by the court of arbitration for sport. Particularly pleasing for me is that's going to be our audience that gets to watch her comeback live. Before announcing she had tested positive for meldonium in March, Sharapova had been the world's best-paid female athlete for the past 11 years according to FORBES. Read More »

Report says Carl Edwards retiring immediately from NASCAR racing

According to a report from Fox Sports , Edwards is leaving Joe Gibbs Racing to pursue other interests, and will not race at all this year. Representatives for Edwards and Joe Gibbs Racing declined comment to Edwards came extremely close to winning the NASCAR Cup championship previous year before he tangled with Joey Logano and no one expected this move. Read More »

Giants' Justin Pugh: Cowboys lucked out with Packers beating us


Prescott's rookie campaign has been one of the most impressive ever turned in by a first-year quarterback, finishing with 3,667 passing yards, 23 touchdowns and four interceptions. "But my argument is, and I'm pretty comfortable saying this, by the National Football League rules - and I think the rule is pretty stupid - by the National Football League rules, no Bryant did not catch that ball". Read More »

Doug Marrone to Return as Jaguars HC: Latest Contract Details, Reaction


With the expected Marrone hiring , the Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos , Los Angeles Rams , San Diego Chargers and the San Francisco 49ers are the only remaining teams still searching for a head coach. The Jaguars found their next coach and a new, high-profile member of the front office, but neither of the two will exactly be new faces around Jacksonville. Read More »

Liverpool set to welcome Coutinho back

But, with their main creative players rested ahead of the EFL Cup semi-final first leg against Southampton on Wednesday and Sunday's Premier League visit to Manchester United, Liverpool struggled to break down the League Two high-fliers' defence. Read More »

Indian Cricket Team Continues to Remain Numero Uno in ICC Test Rankings


The skipper lamented his spinners' inability to break partnerships but also his batsmen's lack of marathon knocks and mammoth totals in the first innings of matches. "It's a case of what's the best line-up to win in India and compete", Lehmann said after Australia's 220-run win in the third Test against Pakistan at the SCG. Read More »

Andrea Belotti: Arsenal bid claims denied after Torino revelation

However, the Frenchman's often used Alexis Sanchez in a central position, though Olivier Giroud has recently come back into the side with great effect. "We intend to keep Belotti and president Urbano Cairo has signed this important buy-out clause". "I've proved throughout my life that I'm more of a buyer than a seller, in fact I've never sold anything". Read More »

Oregon's Boucher buries Cougars in second half

Bothered by Washington's press, Oregon State committed 15 turnovers, which led to 29 points by the Huskies. But when a team is as stacked with talent as UO, even the backups can carry the team. "I don't know what else there is to say about that". Best beer I had this week - My slow descent into the craft beer abyss has really picked up steam of late. Read More »

Alabama, Clemson set for Monday night championship game

An offseason focus on limiting liability there via better attention to detail appears to have worked, as the Tigers cut the 20-yard plays down to 54, which now puts them in a tie for 31 nationally. So now's the time to get it done. The heavy zone looks Clemson showed vs. Ohio State has given the Alabama staff a lot to chew on this week. "We've done everything multiple times". Read More »

Sonny Dykes fired as Cal football head coach

Hopes stayed high for this past season, with graduate transfer Davis Webb replacing Goff as the starting quarterback, but a 5-7 season led to a bit of speculation about Dykes' status. The team was 22nd in the country in points scored per game, but second to last in points allowed. He played at OR and was the defensive coordinator under Steve Sarkisian at both Washington and USC. Read More »

Justin Thomas takes two-shot lead at PGA's Tournament of Champions

Thomas is seeking his first PGA Tour title on US soil after claiming his first two wins at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia but will have to contend with Matsuyama in Sunday's final round at the Kapalua Resort on the island of Maui. Ryan Moore and Justin Thomas shot identical six-under 67s for the second straight day and are tied for the lead at the halfway point of the PGA Tour's Tournament of Champions. Read More »

Jets' star Laine suffers concussion, is out indefinitely


Per the aforementioned statement, Laine has officially been diagnosed with a concussion. "It's a hard hit and when you get a collision like that there aren't the markers of a dirty hit", Maurice said. "Tested out last night, see doctor's again today". Laine had just received a pass in the middle of the ice when McCabe stepped up and delivered hit. Laine, who is in the midst of a four-game point streak, is already one of the most electrifying players in the National Hockey League. Read More »

NFL Playoffs 2017, Dolphins vs. Steelers: Preview and Prediction

The defense has allowed almost 1,000 yards the past two weeks combined, and stanching the bleeding against a rested, risky Steelers offense doesn't feel terribly likely. "I feel, emotionally, Oakland has checked out with Derek Carr hurt", Graham said. Steelers players and coaches said Moore has been effective in rollouts, getting outside the pocket and having a quick release, which could explain why he was sacked just once in 88 drop-backs. Read More »

Guardiola: City must play with the ball


Scored goals City All of Yahya Toure (33 penalty) and Havard (41 OG), David Silva (43) and Sergio Aguero (50) and John Stones (84), which is the most severe loss to West Ham at the Olympic stadium, which games starting current season. "It's the only way for this kind of team". Manager Slaven Bilic called on his side to quickly put the result behind them with a crucial game against Crystal Palace next up. Read More »

Georgia, Mizzou assistants get in halftime fracas


The Post-Dispatch reported Georgia director of basketball operations Kent Davison "was the UGA coach mostly involved, (as he) put his hands on MU player Trevor Glassman". The Bulldogs' two-game home stand comes to an end, with Georgia on the road Wednesday at Ole Miss and on Saturday at No. 24 Florida. Missouri entered the game as one of the worst outside shooting teams in the country, making 27.1 percent of their 3s. Read More »

Baltimore Orioles Acquire Seth Smith From Seattle Mariners For Yovani Gallardo

Gallardo, who turns 31 next month, battled shoulder issues last season and was limited to 23 starts while putting up by far the worst numbers of his career. "I'm doing all the work I can do to prepare myself". Seattle will now go with a corner outfield of Mitch Haniger and Ben Gamel, unless the team signs a temporary stop gap. Read More »

Fernando Llorente: Ex-Chelsea ace expects Antonio Conte to sign striker


Young Kurt Zouma and veteran Branislav Ivanovic look certain to be starting but with John Terry now out injured, one of the three aforementioned Chelsea first choice centre backs look set to continue in the lineup. "For this reason we knew that Kurt needed more time to recover, but now he is in good shape and is ready to restart his career". Indeed, the Blues coach thinks he would be the "perfect replacement" for Diego Costa should his first-choice striker get injured or - entirely ... Read More »

Giroux saves Arsenal again in order fought in the FA Cup


The 21-year-old was not part of the squad which travelled to Preston for the FA Cup third-round clash on Saturday evening. The rest of the key chances in the first half fell Preston's way, as David Ospina saved well from Ben Pearson before Robinson had a goal disallowed. Read More »