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Ohio State opens as 9-point favorites vs Wisconsin

Ronald Reagan was finishing up his presidency, John Cooper was in his first year of coaching the Ohio State Buckeyes, and Urban Meyer was an assistant coach at Illinois State, working with outside linebackers. Redding is successful because he h...

49ers name Colin Kaepernick starting quarterback

Kaep spent the first five weeks languishing on the bench because of 49ers coach Chip Kelly electing to go with Blaine Gabbert over him at the QB position. "I'm ready to go", Kaepernick said . "So, I'm itching to get out there". Kaepernick has no...

Green scores again, US settles for 1-1 draw vs New Zealand

His participation in that tournament meant that he was provisionally "tied" to represent only Germany in global competition. The New York Red Bulls midfielder had previously fallen out of favor with Klinsmann and did not appear for the USMNT from M...

Kroos agrees new six-year Real Madrid deal

Kroos, who won the 2016 Champions League with Los Blancos , had his contract extension confirmed on the club's website on Wednesday afternoon. Kroos joined Real in 2014 for an initial £24million from Bayern Munich, where he worked with Guardiola f...

Johnny Gaudreau Signs with the Flames!

The Flames are being picked by many to return to the playoffs this season, and Gaudreau is a key part of the team's future. Gaudreau's new deal is similar to the one signed earlier by linemate Sean Monahan, which was a seven-year contract with an a...

Giants WR Odell Beckham fined $24309 for taunting penalty

Odell Beckham might not be such a big fan of the number right now, though. Beckham said repeatedly Thursday he can only control what he can control. "All discussions between Odell and I, they stay private between ourselves", the first-year head ...

Walcott keen to continue fine form with England

England won their opening World Cup 2018 qualifier 1-0 thanks to an injury-time victor from Liverpool's Adam Lallana. "It was a bit of misunderstanding after the last game, when Sam came out and said I play where I want", Rooney said at a premat...

Formula One: Hamilton's reputation repaired but not his title challenge

Mercedes lodged a protest against Red Bull's Max Verstappen after an aggressive move that prevented Lewis Hamilton from snatching second place at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. The team gave me a really strong strategy, along with a vehicle that ...

Alleged beer-throwing Blue Jays fan turns himself in

A video seen by The Associated Press appears to show Pagan throwing it. "We are confident we have made a positive ID", Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu said Thursday. Pagan, a sports copy editor at Postmedia in Hamilton. Mr. "Hey, whatever happened to po...

NFL Football Houston Texans at Minnesota Vikings Start Time, Betting Odds

He's also the first Viking to have two punt return touchdowns in one season. Houston is going without J.J. Watt, which will hurt a bit. Jadeveon Clowney recorded eight tackles and four tackles for a loss. The Vikings might use cornerback Xavie...

Mercedes technical chief rejects claims of sabotage

Hamilton complained of a lack of power early in FP1 and by the end of the session he was 0.215 seconds adrift of Rosberg. Red Bull and Ferrari battled for best of the race, but unless it rains on Sunday, Mercedes are still firm favourites to take...

Ross Fisher leads at halfway stage of Dunhill Links

Fisher carded seven birdies and three bogeys to take the lead after 36 holes, with Noren's compatriot Joakim Lagergren a shot back after following up his 66 on Carnoustie with a 68 at Kingsbarns that featured an eagle at the par-five third.

Cuba, USA Soccer Teams to Play Friendly Match

Green, who has struggled to gain playing time at Bayern Munich, scored his only other global goal against Belgium at the 2014 World Cup . GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY IN GOALKlinsmann has opened up a rare window of opportunity for the next generation of go...

Smith: Cowboys-Bengals could be a shootout

This is where I'm supposed to get specific. "I just like to play every play independently", said Prescott, "and do my best to focus in on every play". "But if you need a first down on third-and-14, throw it to Dez", said the Cowboys player, who ...

Stones reveals individual talks with Southgate

And the team have done well, so I have to bide my time and take my chance. I didn't come in and say: 'I want to play here or there'. He knows the set up. "That's not me. As long as people around me, and my manager, are happy, then I'm happy". Whether...

After a monthlong hiatus, Brady returns to Patriots

When asked what Brady's homecoming would mean for the Patriots , Bill Belichick opted not to "speculate" on a conference call with reporters . "I think Goodell should resign". Losing to Buffalo isn't a concern. New England's back end will continu...

US Wins Ryder Cup

Amid the insane scrum on the 18th green following the US winning its first Ryder Cup since 2008, captain Davis Love III walked to the hole and picked up a ball resting about a foot from the cup. "He had a tough go four years ago", said United States ...

Jose Mourinho slams football 'Einsteins' in no-nonsense retort to Manchester United criticism

Mourinho's side went in front at Northampton through Michael Carrick before Alex Revell's penalty levelled the scoreline, but United hit back in the second half thanks to goals from Ander Herrera and Marcus Rashford. "The game should be easier - we s...

Aqib Talib could still face discipline over shooting

Even with no charges filed, commissioner Roger Goodell can suspend the cornerback if he deems he violated the personal conduct policy. "I'm anxious about Julio Jones right now, I don't have time to worry about that other stuff". Talib didn't have sur...

Europeans rally to cut Americans' lead to 5-3 in Ryder Cup

You can't help but notice, however, that the European domination has coincided with Mickelson's prime. "He plays a very high-spin ball and I play a very low-spin ball, and we had to come up in two days with a solution". He's paired with his choice of...

Boy killed in S.C. school shooting to have superhero-themed funeral

A 14-year-old boy suspected in a SC schoolyard shooting last week faces a second murder charge after one of the victims from the incident died from his wounds, a prosecutor said on Monday. Adams also said a charge of attempted murder has been added a...

Reaction to Arnold Palmer's death on Sunday

It has been said many times over in so many ways, but beyond his vast talent, Arnold transcended our sport with an extraordinarily appealing personality and genuineness that connected with millions, truly making him a champion of the people.

Martial Goal Not Enough As United Held

Allen said: "To go a goal behind against a team like that and get a point is a tough ask but we did it. We have not been picking up many points but you can see the effort". He said he would "look back at the video" to pick out his best save. "It ...

Arsenal beats Burnley 1-0 after injury-time goal

For all their possession and the pretty patterns they weaved, Heaton had only been forced into one meaningful save when he smothered Sanchez's low shot in the 49th minute. "We're the minnows of the division and not got the spending power so we are le...

49ers offence stalls after fast start in loss to Cowboys

Which points to a Dallas offense that will rely heavily on its rushing attack on Sunday and, if recent history serves, a strong game from a 49ers defense that splinters on the road but has been sturdy at home. He passed for 317 yards while slinging...

Mauricio Pochettino is one of the best - Pep Guardiola

We are in the beginning of the season. "I enjoy watching Tottenham play now and since past year he has been doing an unbelievable job". I would prefer to lose points in the Premier League as you have time to make them back but the Champions League ...

Vermonters React to Anti-Pit Bull Bylaw Passed in Montreal

Pop singer and dog lover Cyndi Lauper has weighed in on Montreal's controversial decision to ban pit bulls, calling it "a sad day" in Montreal. Susan Hobbs from Indianapolis Animal Care services, Lisa Hanover-Payne and AJ Johnson from Casa Del Toro...

Klopp: Liverpool's many goalscorers a result of attacking style

His team was hit by an array of injuries last term, and ahead of tomorrow's trip to Swansea (12.30pm), the boss has warned his back-up stars to be on alert going forward. "We lost there previous year in a hard week for us, when we lost at Villarreal ...

Browns beaten up by injuries, then beaten by Dolphins in OT

There was a packed house (65,176) for the regular-season debut of renovated and newly-named Hard Rock Stadium. We'll see how Steen is listed on the injury reports this week. Not to mention the pass rush's inability to pressure Miami QB Ryan Tanne...

Mickelson promises prepared US team at Ryder Cup

We've spent a lot of time together. This is the fourth Ryder Cup for McIlroy, who has yet to experience what it's like to lose on Sunday in singles or lose the Ryder Cup as a team. Jacklin led Europe on four occasions, going 2-1-1, winning for ...

Arsenal Gun Down Chelsea At The Emirates

And it is this, he believes, which could see them utilise the three centre-back formation in the future. "He has matured, when a player survives this kind of disappointments, when you're promised at 16, what happened to him and the way he dealt wit...

Colin Kaepernick joins high school team for anthem protest

In August 2014, the last time the poll was taken, Kaepernick - who had led the 49ers to the NFC title game a season earlier - was "disliked a lot" by only 6 percent. Per Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle , Kelly said Kaepernick is "...

PSG's Serge Aurier says he will appeal against two-month prison sentence

The Ivory Coast global was also fined €600 (£520) by the Paris correctional tribunal, with a further €1,500 in costs. But the 23-year-old will not serve any time in prison as he is appealing his sentence which was less than one year. Earlier in Feb...

Jürgen Klopp: Adam Lallana being rewarded for hard work at Liverpool

Everyone is striking back. Sturridge seems to be the first player replaced when things aren't going quite as well as his manager wants. A lot of quality. While Liverpool have been impressing in the way they press sides and seem to have a goal threa...

Chargers Rule Joey Bosa Out For Week 3

Though this time , there was no stunning comeback for the opposing team. "The training staff and coaches decided it was best if I didn't go out. and just worked in the training room and didn't make it out on the field". The next week they needed a d...

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Diego Costa in Talks With Atletico Madrid

Antonio Conte has finally given doubters some certainty as he agrees a new deal worth 9.5 Million pounds. Atletico has been hit with a transfer ban that prohibits them from sig...

Royals beat Blue Jays, at .500 for first time since April

The two defeats to the Royals guaranteed a loss in the three-game series and the Jays are now winless in their past four (0-2-2.) Prior to that, they were 7-3-2 in their previous 1...

North Korea might host 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea, Seoul says

Choi said his proposal - which includes cooperation on public performances and ice hockey - would only work if the International Olympic Committee agreed to allow North Korea a ...

Lakers take Lonzo Ball with second pick in NBA Draft

With UCLA last season, Ball had a standout year as a freshman, averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals while shooting 41.2 percent from three and 55.1 perce...

Rumor Central: Jimmy Butler to Celtics still an unlikely scenario

The trade market for Jimmy Butler is heating up. In a tweet sent out by ESPN's Marc Stein late Monday afternoon, the report states that the Cleveland Cavaliers are working ...

Wilson 'talking to Every Team' Ahead of Expansion Draft Deadline

Portzline notes that Pierre-Luc Dubois, the third overall pick in last year's draft, or Sonny Milano, the 16th overall pick in 2014, will not be the prospect heading to Vegas. Desp...

Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead

Open", he said. "I started to let it go a little bit on the back nine and I showed what I can do". England's Paul Casey and compatriot Tommy Fleetwood were bunched on seven u...

Texas Rangers 2017 MLB Draft prediction post

The fact is Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft, held since 1965, has produced as many busts as future superstars among the players selected with the No. As a junior, R...

Mauro Ranallo to call Mayweather vs. McGregor for Showtime

The fight will take place August 26 in the American boxing capital of Las Vegas. Irish UFC lightweight champion McGregor , 28, said: "The fight is on", whilst UFC presiden...

Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final

Emirates Team New Zealand , skippered by Peter Burling, capsizes. "We had a couple divers inspect the boat and couldn't find damage but it eliminated 45 minutes of practice for us...

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Lions bench Warburton, Farrell out with thigh strain

Lions bench Warburton, Farrell out with thigh strain

The importance of New Zealander, Ben Te'o to the British and Irish Lions backline has just increased significantly following the thigh injury to Owen Farrell which has ruled th...

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'

According to a statement issued by Zhihu, after the update of the iOS3.5.3 version app, the tipping feature will be connected to Apple's in-app purchase mechanism, and Apple will...

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

We've won trophies and of course it is one of the best moments of my career - I have the opportunity to say this every year but it's true! "The players have entered into the lege...

Lakers finalizing second workout with Lonzo Ball

Lakers finalizing second workout with Lonzo Ball

He relished competing against other players, including Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon, Iowa State guard Matt Thomas, Georgia State forward Jeremy Hollowell, Loyola guard Milton Doyle...

Draymond Green phantom technical foul leads to Finals controversy

Green, on the other hand, said he knew that he wasn't called for a technical, because a ref told him that he hadn't been called for one. Officials John Goble and Mike Callahan ex...