Torino reject £56m Arsenal bid for Andrea Belotti

The 23-year-old, capped five times by Italy, joined Torino from Palermo in August 2015 and is now contracted in Turin until 2021. Petrachi told Sky Italia that an offer of €65m (£56m) from the Gunners had been rejected, as the Italian outfit beli... More..

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Texans' Jadeveon Clowney soaks up spotlight as he commands playoff stage

Brock Osweiler (AHS'-wy-lur) ran for a score and threw for another while passing for 168 yards in his return to Houston's starting lineup. "I was nervous going into the Denver game, just like I will have the n...More..

No regrets for Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool are held by Plymouth
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

No regrets for Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool are held by Plymouth

And the League Two side's official Twitter account got in on the jovial mood before the result was even confirmed, with a brilliant tweet concerning Liverpool stars Roberto Firmino and Adam Lallana. LB: Alb...More..

Mou hails 'fantastic' Rooney for record
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Mou hails 'fantastic' Rooney for record

The record has stood since 1973, but Rooney will now have his sights on beating in United's next game against Hull City. After too many recent years of struggle in the wake of the retirement of Sir Alex Fer...More..

by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Giroux saves Arsenal again in order fought in the FA Cup

Grayson said: "It was hard to speak to the players after the game and know what to say". "We were not at the races in the first half and we were beaten everywhere". "We can be pleased with how we've played, b...More..

by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Dolphins QB Tannehill out vs. Steelers

Player spotlight: Steelers LB Ryan Shazier . Ajayi was instrumental in Miami's upset over Pittsburgh back in October, rushing for 204 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries. That is the name of the game. W...More..

by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Manchester City Stroll To 5-0 Victory Over West Ham

The teams had been evenly balanced, with both teams fielding a strong side save for their second-choice goalkeepers. Havard Nordtveit then turned into his own net, quickly followed by David Silva. Yaya Toure sc...More..

Georgia pulls away from Missouri
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Georgia pulls away from Missouri

Louis Post-Dispatch. Missouri led 26-20 at halftime in a first half that had more excitement once it ended than during the 20 minutes of play. Just before the end of the first session, after a missed shot, Mi...More..

by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Mariners swap Smith to Orioles for RHP Gallardo

Seattle is hoping Gallardo can revert to that past form. The Mariners had been shopping Smith for some time as the desire has been to get youngsters Ben Gamel and Mitch Haniger significant time in the outfiel...More..

by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

FA Cup: Batshuayi poised to start Chelsea tie

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is keen to snap up Fernando Llorente from Swansea City in a move which could open the door for Michy Batshuayi to join either Crystal Palace or West Ham on loan. He deserves this. It'...More..

Manchester United's Sam Johnstone joins Aston Villa on loan
by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Manchester United's Sam Johnstone joins Aston Villa on loan

Newcastle United are said to be interested in signing Delph to strengthen their promotion push ( The Sun ), but Villa should also be contemplating making an ambitious bid to sign the former Leeds United man. ...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Capitals end Blue Jackets' streak, Wild win

Columbus boasts the best power play in the National Hockey League , and they struck twice with the man advantage with Cam Atkinson scoring in the first period and William Karlsson striking in the second. Bou...More..

Real Madrid And Barcelona Dominate UEFA's 2016 Team Of The Year
by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Real Madrid And Barcelona Dominate UEFA's 2016 Team Of The Year

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were selected alongside Antoine Griezmann up front in the XI voted for by UEFA.com users. As expected, Champions League winners Real Madrid have the most players included ...More..

by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Del Rio confirms Connor Cook will start at QB

In my personal opinion, he's a garbage quarterback . "There's so many things that go into a professional football game: scouting reports, defenses, blitz looks, coverage looks, your offense, your alert pla...More..

by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Redskins Fire Joe Barry With Plenty Of Replacement Options

It was quite the opposite for Gruden's team offensively. Though, most of that seemingly had to do with personnel on the offensive side of the ball. Third-down conversions and red zone, obviously, are issues -...More..

Surgery adds new wrinkle to Tyrod Taylor's future with Bills
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Surgery adds new wrinkle to Tyrod Taylor's future with Bills

That much was confirmed by the Bills on Thursday morning. Per the wording of his contract, if he is released before the third day of the league year, Taylor's $27.5 million bonus payment is guaranteed for inj...More..

House Panel on Infant Lives: Defund Planned Parenthood
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

House Panel on Infant Lives: Defund Planned Parenthood

The coming legislation will probably look something like the reconciliation bill the House passed this time past year, nearly to the day, that gutted the Affordable Care Act and stripped funding for Planned Par...More..

by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Chicago Might Need Federal Help

In 2016, more people were murdered in Chicago than L.A. and NY combined - the highest figures in two decades. Sean Spicer, spokesman for the Trump transition team, told FOX Business that Trump is willing ...More..

JT Barrett to return to Ohio State for senior year
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

JT Barrett to return to Ohio State for senior year

Barrett announced his plans to return for his senior year in an Instagram post on Wednesday afternoon. Barrett's passing stats were down from 2014, his last full season as a starting quarterback. But Barret...More..

Jae Crowder got really mad when Celtics fans cheered for Gordon Hayward
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Jae Crowder got really mad when Celtics fans cheered for Gordon Hayward

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas (4) rises above Utah Jazz point guard Shelvin Mack (8) during the first quarter at TD Garden. After the Celtics beat the Jazz 115-104, Crowder, who plays the same ...More..

MS Dhoni quits ODI, T20I captaincy; Twitter erupts
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

MS Dhoni quits ODI, T20I captaincy; Twitter erupts

The 2011 World Cup, held in India , was one in which India were favorites on home soil. Apart from being the player with most global matches as captain, he is also the only one to have captained in more th...More..

Ronda Rousey Reportedly Barely Sparred Leading Into UFC 207 Disaster
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Ronda Rousey Reportedly Barely Sparred Leading Into UFC 207 Disaster

Rousey lasted all of 48 seconds during his much-anticipated return to the Octagon and was instantly subjected to the wrath of social media posters - who created a series of memes featuring a wobbly Rousey ....More..

Olympic medalists Ashton Eaton, Brianne Theisen-Eaton jointly announce retirement
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Olympic medalists Ashton Eaton, Brianne Theisen-Eaton jointly announce retirement

Eaton walked hand-in-hand into retirement with his wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton who also reached the medals podium in Rio, taking bronze in the heptathlon. "I instantly get excited for my next heptathlon", she wr...More..

Warriors used balanced offensive attack to beat Nuggets for 30th win
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Warriors used balanced offensive attack to beat Nuggets for 30th win

It's not often that you've heard Kings player talk in January about playoff chances over the last decade. The Warriors reached 30 assists for the third straight game and NBA-best 24th time total. These extra ...More..

Auston Matthews Wins the Centennial Classic
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Auston Matthews Wins the Centennial Classic

There was no shortage of back-and-forth action or scoring the rest of the first period with Maple Leafs goals from Kadri, Brown and Gauthier sandwiched around Oshie's 12th of the season. Matthews is the third r...More..

Berlin truck attack: Second Tunisian suspect held
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Berlin truck attack: Second Tunisian suspect held

He was arrested, but in a separate case. A spokesperson for Germany's chief federal prosecutor said there was now insufficient evidence to charge the 26-year-old for any role in the attack, but authorities we...More..

Brock Osweiler named starter for Texans in Wild Card game against Raiders
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Brock Osweiler named starter for Texans in Wild Card game against Raiders

The once-benched Brock Osweiler is now back in action for Texans after Tom Savage exits Sunday's game due to a concussion. With questions on offense for both teams, this is a chance for both pass rushers to h...More..

Reasons Why Alabama Will Beat Clemson in the National Championship
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Reasons Why Alabama Will Beat Clemson in the National Championship

O.J. Howard returns for Alabama, the tight end who had a career game in last year's final. It likes the Crimson Tide. It has scored nearly as many touchdowns (11) as it has allowed (15). I'm glad we've got a sh...More..

by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

For the Cleveland Browns, it's time to talk quarterbacks: Terry Pluto

The Browns will have the first pick, followed by the 49ers, Bears, Jaguars and Titans closing out the top five. Since the National Football League regular season is officially over for the 1-15 Cleveland Brow...More..

Eli Manning pokes fun at Giants WRs' Miami trip, photo
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Eli Manning pokes fun at Giants WRs' Miami trip, photo

Were they toasting the fact they'd knocked the Redskins out of the playoffs? Cruz and Beckham will not be speaking to the media until Wednesday and Shepard refused to comment about the trip and only wanted ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

PSG Sign German World Cup Winner For R614m

He said: 'I am delighted to welcome Julian Draxler to the Paris Saint-Germain family. Although Germany suffered a disappointing semi-final exit in France, Draxler showed glimpses of the form which convinced...More..

Chelsea fans guilty of racism after blocking man from Paris train
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Chelsea fans guilty of racism after blocking man from Paris train

Supporters can be heard chanting "we are racist, we are racist and that's the way we like it". The video sparked widespread disapproval and Chelsea football club condemned the fans' behaviour. The Chelsea sup...More..

by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes to enter 2017 NFL Draft

The good news is that with Kingsbury's proven track record of getting quarterbacks to put up big numbers at Texas Tech, regardless of who is under center, the offense should keep running fine. "I'll be able to ...More..

TJ Watt will declare for National Football League 2017 draft
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

TJ Watt will declare for National Football League 2017 draft

In his first year as a full-time starter, Watt (6-foot-5, 244 pounds) amassed 11.5 sacks for the Badgers this season. He also had 63 tackles, an interception and two forced fumbles this season for the Big Ten W...More..

The 2017 Winter Classic will feature lots of blues
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The 2017 Winter Classic will feature lots of blues

He's a guy that if he sniffs out weaknesses or he sniffs out coverage issues and he jumps on it. Tarasenko finally did, albeit with an unfortunate deflection for the Blackhawks . In the second period, Patri...More..

by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

David Warner record-shattering hundred draws comparisons with Virender Sehwag's blitzkrieg

I know what I can do and do it to the best that I can. Having notched his first Test hundred, the first of what I hope will be many, Renshaw first faced a barrage of criticism for the way he began building hi...More..

by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Rajon Rondo: Rajon Rondo may not start on Saturday

PG Rajon Rondo picked up three fouls in the first half of the Bulls' loss to in on Friday - including two in the first seven minutes - while making no shots. He was cheering for the guys on the bench and talk...More..

by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Blue Jackets end Wild winning streak 4-2

Devan Dubnyk saw his franchise-record 10-game winning streak and personal-best 14-game point streak end with his first regulation loss since November 19. The Blue Jackets didn't slow their pace, either. With ...More..

Wicket before tea ruins South Africa's careful progress
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Wicket before tea ruins South Africa's careful progress

That the Proteas were in a position to take advantage of the improving conditions was exclusively down to Elgar, who negotiated the first session with aplomb. The hosts were reeling at 169 for 5 and needed anot...More..

by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Bilic questions Feghouli red card after United defeat

Perhaps the bubbles were still in his eyes when he chose to flash the red card in Feghouli's direction 15 minutes later? That early - it killed us. Second-half goals from Juan Mata and Zlatan Ibrahimovic prov...More..

Western Michigan Broncos vs. Wisconsin Badgers Odds and Trends Cotton Bowl
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Western Michigan Broncos vs. Wisconsin Badgers Odds and Trends Cotton Bowl

The Badgers had a six-game winning streak before the conference championship game, where they had a 28-7 lead before losing 38-31 to Penn State while giving up the most points they had all season . Coming into...More..

Australia ponder bringing in Ashton Agar, Pakistan ponder over Misbah-ul-Haq
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Australia ponder bringing in Ashton Agar, Pakistan ponder over Misbah-ul-Haq

Cartwright, 24, is a batting all-rounder who bowls medium pace and will be expected to support premium pace bowlers Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood. "I remember facing him a little while ago and I think since...More..

LeBron James and Kobe Bryant Defend Ronda Rousey After UFC 207 Loss
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

LeBron James and Kobe Bryant Defend Ronda Rousey After UFC 207 Loss

Nunes earned the Ultimate Fighting Championship title previous year, becoming the champion in the Bantamweight category by defeating title holder Miesha Tate. "I wouldn't be surprised either way", Dolce said du...More..

Paul Clement set to be appointed Swansea City manager
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Paul Clement set to be appointed Swansea City manager

The 44-year-old will then head to Selhurst Park where he is expected to have a watching brief at Swansea's Premier League game against Palace. Swansea City have appointed their third boss of the season in Pau...More..

by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

OSU Safety Malik Hooker to declare for 2017 NFL Draft

Ohio State defensive back Malik Hooker won't be back for his junior season. "I can't thank my OSU family enough for taking in a small-town kid like myself and allowing me to grow into a man. Following a his...More..

by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Broncos request interview with Kyle Shanahan

The Falcons have a first round bye in the 2017 National Football League playoffs, so this week marks the only time teams can hold a first interview with Shanahan until Atlanta is eliminated from the playoffs (o...More..

New York Giants Week 17 Preview
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

New York Giants Week 17 Preview

Three times , though, the team won and still lost a tie-breaker to advance. The Redskins have faced the Seahawks three of the last four times Washington has made the playoffs (2005, 2007, 2012), going 0-3 ...More..

by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Injury roundup: Ravens place Jimmy Smith on IR

After talking all week about the importance of the game, the Ravens' play on both sides of the ball exhibited absolutely no sense of urgency. He has eight interceptions, 50 pass defenses, 1.0 sack and 198 solo ...More..

Minnesota Vikings 38, Chicago Bears 10
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Minnesota Vikings 38, Chicago Bears 10

Jerick McKinnon added 110 total yards and scored touchdowns by rushing and receiving for Minnesota, which ended the season 8-8 after a 5-0 start. These are all interesting questions and things to watch when t...More..

by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Tom Savage: Tom Savage starting second half for Texans

The Titans (8-7) are playing for the franchise's first winning record since 2011 and a divisional win to set the tone for 2017. They're going to be very, very tough. Needing their defense to make plays, the Tit...More..