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Packers to open 2017 season at home against Seattle

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Seattle faces Arizona on the road for its only away prime-time game. In Green Bay for the start of the team's voluntary workouts, Rodgers spoke to Demovsky about his offseason regimen, and how golf was cut from his itinerary. After slugging it out with Seattle, the Packers will play their only road game in the month of September against the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons, who crushed the Packers 44-21 on January 22 at the Georgia Dome for the right to advance to Super Bowl LI. Read More »

We All Respect John Terry's Decision To Leave Now- Antonio Conte

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Conte says it is not easy to find replacements for the likes of Ivanovic, Mikel and Terry. Many current and former pros have been quick to hail Terry's impact in West London over the past 22 years, which could end with him lifting another Premier League and FA Cup crown next month, and Conte admits that waving goodbye to the Englishman this summer will be a "serious loss" for the club. Read More »

Pegula seeks established GM to instill discipline in Sabres

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Dan Bylsma was sacked Thursday by the Buffalo Sabres as part of a housecleaning by owner Terry Pegula. When Tim Murray was brought in, the plan for a rebuild, and even a tanking season looked like the positive route for the Sabres. The Pegulas were joined on the sideline by Bills general manager Doug Whaley, who has survived two coaching changes since the Pegulas purchased the team. Read More »

It's on: EPL title race heats up as Chelsea loses at United

But this time United won 2-0 courtesy of goals early in each half from Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera. Despite having been barracked with chants of "Judas" during United's 1-0 defeat at Chelsea in the FA Cup last month, Mourinho said victory over his former club carried no special significance. Read More »

Patriots to kick off NFL season against Chiefs

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Also, two of the five Sunday night matchups in Weeks 5 through 9 can be flexed. Tom Brady might still be sore from that game. The Patriots will also get into the worldwide mix when they play a road game on November 19 against Oakland at Mexico City. Read More »

Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook comments on being fined for postgame language

James Harden scored 35 points on only seven made field goals as the Rockets now hold a 2-0 series lead over the Thunder. But, with Westbrook fading down the stretch, the Houston Rockets' reserve guards Eric Gordon and Lou Williams caught fire as they erased a 15-point deficit and rallied past the Thunder 115-111 on Wednesday at Toyota Centre in Game Two of their Western Conference first-round post-season series . Read More »

Sizzling Isco looks for chance to lead Madrid to glory

Much like Manchester United has gotten accustomed to Fergie-time - the ability of the team to mount comebacks late into the game, Real Madrid seem to be developing a similar taste for late comebacks under Zinedine Zidane. Isco's match-winning goal , a stunning 90th minute effort, saw him work an inch of space on the edge of the area before lashing a right-footed effort into the bottom corner, leaving Sporting goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar helpless. Read More »

Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

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The 24-year-old's future is uncertain despite a match winning performance against Sporting Gijon which saw him net a stunning solo effort as well as the vital late victor, as Madrid snuck over the line with a 3-2 win. "Bale won't feature, " Zidane said. Once again, following a close shave, Sporting hit the front. The Brazilian could have then put the visitors ahead three minutes later when he met James' free-kick, only to see his headed effort whistle inches wide of the target. Read More »

Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No. 1 pick

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Yes", he said after standing at the podium. "But are we planning on it or is that the plan? No". Despite this, Cleveland seems intent on letting the cards fall where they may with their current cast of quarterbacks. While one club may highly value a player, that doesn't mean all clubs do. "Sometimes those concerns are a little bit overstated", he said. Pat Kirwan, No. Read More »

Juventus to face Monaco in Champions League semi-finals

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Los Blancos have progressed past Napoli and Bayern Munich to reach the last four, while Diego Simeone's men have seen off the challenges of Bayer Leverkusen and Leicester City. But I wouldn't leave Monaco and their sensational year to the side, with an inspired Radamel Falcao and Kylian Mbappe. "They are young and fearless", said Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasiliyev. Read More »

Bills 'very serious' about drafting QB at No. 10?

He led the Seahawks to the playoffs in his first season as starter but lasted just one more year in Seattle before moving on to Cincinnati. In fact, he may not be on the board when the Bears pick at three. 2 overall pick. Cleveland at 12, if the Browns take Garrett number one (most likely scenario) and want to use their treasure trove of picks (12, 33, 52, 65, 108 this year, with a first- and three second-round picks next year) to move up from 12 to, say, 2, to ensure getting the quarterback ... Read More »

Arsene Wenger reveals Mesut Ozil suffered mentally after Arsenal's Champions League exit

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We have gone through a bad period but tonight was a good game. I wouldn't say that we were outclassed in this game, not in the first half. Walcott said: "We haven't been defending well as a whole unit, not keeping clean sheets". Player ratingsArsenal: Emiliano Martinez (out of 10) 7, Hector Bellerin 6, Gabriel 7, Shkodran Mustafi 6, Nacho Monreal 7, Granit Xhaka 8, Mohamed Elneny 7, Theo Walcott 7, Mesut Ozil 8, Danny Welbeck 6, Alexis Sanchez 7. Read More »

UFC 210: Daniel Cormier defeats Anthony Johnson to retain title

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Jones referred to himself as "the greatest mixed martial artist who's ever walked this planet" in speaking to the media for the first time since being suspended in July. "So of course I'd fight Jon Jones". DC also has unsolicited advice for Jones - don't go to UFC 210. "I'm going to show the world not only do I have breast implants, but I'm a talented fighter". Read More »

Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

Morris made life hard for Paul Millsap all game. Howard leads in rebounds with 12.7 and in blocks with 1.2 per game. Bradley Beal overcame a slow start to score 22 points, and Markieff Morris contributed 21 points, seven rebounds and four blocks in his National Basketball Association playoff debut. Read More »

Los Angeles Clippers tie series 1-1 after win against Jazz

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The Clippers have held the lead for much of the series , but the Jazz have maintained the tempo. But judging by the latest body of evidence, it won't be easy to win the next two games at Vivint Arena. "We were not helping off [Redick and Crawford]. As far as exactly where he is in the process, I think it's hard to say.". Utah was not a great road team this season , going 22-19. Read More »

Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs rally past Brewers

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Brewers slugger and former La Crosse Logger Eric Thames had two doubles and three hits but ended his franchise record-tying homer streak at five games. "What he's doing is really hard to do", said Counsell, the Brewers manager. He threw 88 pitches (57 strikes) and appears ready to be activated from the 10-day DL. Read More »

Pred Dawn: Nashville's Crazy OT Win

Nashville scored before the first TV timeout in both games in Chicago, enabling the Predators to roll four lines and three defense pairings while making the Blackhawks chase the game. A more traditional rush from an unconventional pair would finally snap the Blackhawks' postseason scoreless streak in the second period. You wouldn't have known it by the way they played in the first two games of their series against the Nashville Predators . Read More »

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

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However, because the 2014 legislation was authorized and funded by emergency measures, a sunset provision was added, so the VA had prepared to restrict medical services in the program beyond the August 2017 termination date. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin , who was on hand for the signing, called it "a good day for veterans". More than 1 million out of 9 million veterans in the VA system use some Choice care, with agency data pointing to even greater use this year. Read More »

Penn State to host NCAA Women's Frozen Four

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Even more so because the Penn State women's team will also be hosting a regional of their own in 2022, on-campus at the Pegula Ice Arena. Other schools in the tournament that year included Wisconsin and Mercyhurst. There had been talk of Portland, Maine hosting a regional at the recently-renovated Cross Insurance Arena, but it won't happen in this cycle. "It's an honor to have those efforts recognized with successful bids to host NCAA Championship events in our two newest sports and in two ... Read More »

Jeter, Bush join forces in bid to buy Marlins

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Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has been trying to sell the team, which he bought for $158.5 million in 2002, since a year ago. The Herald is reporting that Jeter and Bush were once rivals. Bush , was an owner of the Texas Rangers from 1989 to 1998. "In my mind he'll always be a Yankee", Girardi said. Derek Jeter may have found a new double play partner in his bid to buy the Miami Marlins . Read More »

Malcolm Butler Signs Restricted Free Agent Tender

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Butler was named to the Pro Bowl following the 2015 season. The trust Amendola has built up with Tom Brady, his dependability as a slot receiver, and his skills in the return game have made him a critical piece on the Patriots roster in recent years so it comes as little surprise that the team wanted him back. Read More »

Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Found Dead Inside Prison Cell

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He says Hernandez would have been transferred to a mental health unit if there was any concern about his well-being. Hernandez, a former standout for Urban Meyer at the University of Florida, was selected by the New England Patriots in the 113th overall in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Read More »

Klopp questions decision to make Dortmund play so soon after attack

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Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. "I am like all the other football fans in the world, the only difference is I know all of them. But Bartra was keen to look at the bigger picture, beyond football, in his impassioned post on Friday, adding: 'The only thing I ask, THE ONLY, is that we all live in peace, and we leave behind wars. Read More »

Facebook murder suspect found dead in vehicle

The video in which police say he killed Godwin was taken down by Facebook after a few hours. A reward of $50,000 was offered for information regarding Stephens' location. Owner Blake Frederick says suspect Steve Stephens visited Sherwin Shooting Sports within the past year. "I want him to know what he took from us". Read More »

Late Ibrahimovic penalty earns draw for Man Utd against Everton

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Watford moved up to ninth after beating West Brom 2-0 while Burnley look virtually safe after their 1-0 win over Stoke helped them climb to 12th. He claimed he wants to ensure he can perform to the best of his abilities before signing a new deal, but reports claim a Champions League qualification will also play a role in his decision. Read More »

Patriots sign Mike Gillislee to a $6.4 million offer sheet

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According to NFLPA records, the Bills now have $10.8 million in salary-cap space, a figure which includes Gillislee's existing $1.797 million restricted free-agent tender. All told, the Bills will either lose a rock-solid running back or be forced to pay him about $1.25 million extra next season due to the tender they placed on him. Read More »

Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111

That said , he saw his team build a big lead again, only for the Pacers to get as close as a two-possession game in Monday's 117-111 win, which put the Cavs up 2-0 over the Indiana Pacers in the first-round series. Pacers: Glenn Robinson III returned after missing the past 12 games with a strained left calf. While Teague can score effectively, the only other player on the roster (short of Al Jefferson , who would allow the Cavs to shoot 70% instead of a lowly 60%) who has shown ... Read More »

Aaron Rodgers was 'a little surprised' by Tony Romo's retirement

Mavericks' star forward Dirk Nowitzki addressed the crowd and introduced Romo, who, embarrassed, exclaimed his love for the city before taking his seat on the bench for tip-off. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo smiles during a photo shoot before NFC practice for Saturday's Pro Bowl football game, at the Ihilani Resort in Kapolei, Hawaii, Thursday, Feb. Read More »