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Illini ousted by travel-weary MI team

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Both have a chance to improve their seeding with a win. ESPN's bracketology projects MI as a No. 9 seed and Purdue as a No. 4 seed. But it was Purdue that had the last laugh of the thrilling half with P.J. Maryland's Melo Trimble scored a career-high 32 points in that contest and helped the Terrapins wrap up conference play on a high note Saturday as he hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left in a 63-60 win over Michigan State . Read More »

Jets Free Agent Target Nick Perry Staying With the Packers

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In Perry, the Packers are retaining a young, talented outside linebacker who has quietly emerged into a solid player after whispers of being a "bust" circled earlier in his career. Last year, he was healthy during the offseason for the first time and may have been the reason he had a career year. But Perry did exhibit toughness down the stretch, playing the final two regular-season games and the entire playoffs essentially with one hand. Read More »

Tiger Woods to miss Arnold Palmer Invitational: 'No timetable for my return'

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The 14-time major victor has only managed seven competitive rounds since making his comeback at December's Hero World Challenge following a 15-month lay-off due to back issues. Woods has played just seven rounds of formal competition in the past 19 months since finishing T10th in the 2015 Wyndham Championship. Burns is looking to become the fourth LSU Tiger in five years to compete on the worldwide stage at the Arnold Palmer Cup after former All-American Ben Taylor of Leatherhead, Surrey, ... Read More »

Owen Farrell suffers injury scare for the most RIDICULOUS reason

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The England vice-captain has to leave training early on Thursday after being struck down with a leg injury which required treatment from the medical team, and despite Eddie Jones's best attempts to cover up the scare - claiming he hurt himself chasing Jones's dog, Annie - it was clear that the coaching staff had concerns over Farrell. Read More »

New Zealand vs South Africa: International cricket, 1st Test

During the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa the Dunedin's University Oval was evacuated after a fire alarm went off in the main grandstand on Friday. New Zealand dropped regular bowling spearhead Tim Southee for the first time in five years to make way for Jeetan Patel. After a patient 380 minutes in the middle, in which he faced 241 deliveries, the captain was eventually undone by Kagiso Rabada who used the extra bounce and movement of the new ball to get an edge. Read More »

Bye Bye Terrelle Pryor? Browns Reportedly Set To Sign WR Kenny Britt

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ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Pryor will visit with Washington. Prior to his stint with the Rams , Britt spent five seasons in Tennessee as the Titans' 30th overall pick of the 2009 draft. Britt had a career-high 68 receptions and a career-high 1,002 receiving yards for the Los Angeles Rams last season, with Case Keenum and rookie Jared Goff under center. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard Hits Clutch Three, Blocks Harden To Seal Victory

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By carrying the Spurs to a thrilling 112-110 victory over the Houston Rockets, Leonard made his official entry into the MVP chase in a way only he was ever going to: with his play on the court. Leonard calmly dribbled the ball out of the paint, was fouled and buried two free throws to officially salt the game away. "'We fly real high!' I'm buying that airline". Read More »

Notre Dame Basketball Report: Trouble Awaits Irish in ACC Tourney

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The Hurricanes may have the second or third best defense in the conference, holding teams to just 63.4 points per game this season . It is conference tournament time in college basketball and over in the Atlantic Coast Conference that means that it is time for Grayson Allen watch to begin in earnest. Read More »

LA Galaxy interested in signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Bournemouth have reacted furiously to the news that Tyrone Mings has been given a five-match ban, after being found guilty of violent conduct following an incident involving Zlatan Ibrahimovic during last Saturday's tempestuous 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. Read More »

DeSean Jackson to the Buccaneers

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Jackson's Eagles went on to win the game 30-27. Described by Koetter as a run of at least 12 yards and a passing play of at least 16, the Buccaneers concocted an average of just seven such plays per game last year, down from nine the year before. Read More »

Colts trade TE Dwayne Allen to Patriots

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The Patriots will also get a sixth-round pick in this year's draft from the Colts in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick, ESPN.com reported . Doyle signed a contract with the Colts last week. Allen will also be affordable in 2018, when he's only scheduled to make a total of $5 million in salary and bonuses. Allen had an incredibly promising rookie year in 2012 but has since struggled with injuries and inconsistency, as he hasn't regained that form from his rookie year. Read More »

Buccaneers Offer To Make Mike Glennon NFL's Highest Paid Backup QB

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Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported on "Good Morning Football" on Wednesday morning that the Bears and Glennon will most likely agree to a deal worth $14 million-$15 million per season. Glennon has served as Jameis Winston's backup since 2015, throwing just 11 total pass the past two years combined. This says more about the desperation that National Football League teams feel to find a quarterback and the value of the quarterback position than it says about Glennon himself. Read More »

49ers to sign Brian Hoyer to multi-year deal

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The 49ers will assuredly bring in a young quarterback to compete with Hoyer, whether it be in the first round of April's draft or otherwise. After previously playing for the New England Patriots, Arizona Cardinals, Cleveland Browns , Houston Texans and Chicago Bears, he will presumably become the 49ers' starter under center with fellow quarterback Colin Kaepernick recently parting ways with the franchise. Read More »

Barcelona and Dortmund to exact Champions League second leg revenge

And PSG are no slouches in front of goal . They went into the five minutes of injury-time needing one more to avoid going out on the away goals rule, and it duly arrived as Sergi Roberto poked the ball home from Neymar's pass. Barcelona kept pushing and probing and attacking all throughout the half, and while PSG held up fairly well for the most part, their defense fell apart at a crucial moment late in the half. Read More »

49ers to release Torrey Smith

Free-agent wide receiver Torrey Smith believes Baltimore will be his home after he's finished playing football. Wherever Smith finds himself, that team is getting a victor on and especially off the field. General manager John Lynch issued this statement upon Smith's release. His season previous year was absolutely miserable, catching only 20 balls for 267 yards and three touchdowns over the course of 12 games before his season was cut short by a concussion. Read More »

Real Madrid take 22 footballers to Italy for Napoli game

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Although Madrid have lost only one of their last nine away Champions League matches , according to ESPN Stats & Information, they have claimed just one victory in their last nine visits to Italy. While Arsenal were all but eliminated coming into the second leg, the Gunners put together a solid performance until a single poor decision from the officials turned the match on its head. Read More »

Barty's first singles title lifts her into top 100 after cricket cameo

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The Japanese was unable to take advantage of the only break point that came her way and Barty kicked on to take the title in comfortable fashion. "I think it was very unexpected going into the week". It hasn't quite been 12 months since I started playing singles again. The victory sees her secure a spot in the world's top 100 and guarantees her direct entry for grand slam events. Read More »

NFL Combine 2017: How fast was NJ's Jabrill Peppers' 40 time?

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Yes, I'm a safety, ... "I was informed that since I was listed as a linebacker in college, that I had to only work out with the linebackers, so they were just gonna make me do linebacker stuff". After running his 40, Peppers showed off more of his athletic prowess, with a celebratory back flip. "I'd pay money to see that". Peppers is aware of the situation but stands by his claim he would best be used as a safety. Read More »

Wenger laments 'excessive' Sanchez; warns Chile star

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Danny Welbeck pounced on Alexis Sanchez's through ball to halve the deficit after the Gunners brought on Chile worldwide in the second half. The problems caused by Jamie Vardy due to his tricky running behind the defence were surely another reason why Sanchez would have been the right man to start up front at Anfield. Read More »

Brad Keselowski Wins Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 At Atlanta

I knew that I needed to be close to pit road speed because we were having trouble getting out of the box, but I didn't think that I was pushing it that close, but it gets to bouncing there, and you can't really tell where you're at, and that's why there are so many pit road speeding penalties here because you have to run it so close, and I was too fast". Read More »

Detroit Red Wings at Edmonton Oilers

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After a forgettable start to the season in which he lost his starting job for a while to Chad Johnson, the veteran has been much better lately, giving the Flames the calibre of goaltending they were expecting when they acquired him from the St. Read More »

Saints reportedly reject Pats' proposal for WR Cooks

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The Eagles had identified eight prospects they were willing to take with the 22d overall pick, and if none was available, they would trade back. Reports suggest he wants out, and the Saints are speaking with the Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans about a potential deal. Read More »

Stats show why N'Golo Kante won London Football Award

Chelsea now lead the standings with second-placed Tottenham ten points behind and Manchester City a further point back but with a game in hand. The France global who arrived from champions Leicester City last summer, won the award ahead of Dele Alli , Alexis Sanchez , Diego Costa and Danny Rose. Read More »

Kentucky to face victor of Tennessee-Georgia in SEC Tournament

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The Aggies apparently only served to upset the Wildcats. "We've been trying to fix it", said freshman guard De'Aaron Fox, who led the Wildcats with 19 points, including 15 in the second half. Offensively we went inside, moving the ball side to side, but you have to give Kentucky credit for never breaking". "He has given this team such a lift. Read More »

Buzzkill official tried to stop a runner from celebrating. It didn't work

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Poland's Konrad Bukowiecki won gold and broke Poland's record in the shot-put competition at the Indoor European Championships in Belgrade on Sunday. "It's nice to aspire to others in the race, but I'm lining up in the final with them". Less than 24 hours after claiming her first senior title in the 1500m with a championship record, Muir returned to the track for the 3000m. Read More »

Haye taking detour in path back to top of heavyweight class

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I looked at [trainer] Shane [McGuigan] in his corner and said "stop it lad". "In rounds four and five he was exhausted but he was blocking, when we got to nine, I felt myself on top of him and I could feel him panicking". It was an exciting fight, too, even though it was an unlucky one for Haye. Haye travelled to Munich on Tuesday night to be checked over by former Bayern Munich club doctor Hans Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt. Read More »

We conceded cheap goals against Liverpool - Wenger

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If Liverpool do claim three points it will be the first time since 2000 that they've done the Premier League double over Arsenal in a season. Sanchez joined Arsenal in July 2014 and has since made 91 Premier League appearances for the club, scoring 46 goals and collecting an FA Cup winner's medal, and he has been in outstanding form in 2016-17. Read More »