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Braves to name Alex Anthopoulos as next GM, reports say

Anthopoulos joined the Los Angeles Dodgers in January of 2016 as the team's vice president. Anthopoulos is expected to be introduced Monday at the GM meetings in Orlando . Anthopoulos took over as Blue Jays general manager in 2009 and rebuilt that team into a division victor in 2015, ending a postseason drought of 22 years in Toronto. Read More »

Packers top Bears for first win without Rodgers

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OLB Nick Perry: As I mentioned before, multiple different position groups needed to step up if this team wanted to win games with Brett Hundley under center. A more ideal ratio is what was called against the Bears. "When you hold them to this point total you expect to win.", McCarthy said. Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton finished 20 of 35 for 265 yards, but lost a pair of fumbles in the second quarter, one leading to Murray's second touchdown. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp admits to 'concern' over Sadio Mane's hamstring injury

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Mane left for worldwide duty following his surprising return to Premier League action against West Ham , having been previously indisposed due to a hamstring injury sustained during the previous global break. Jurgen Klopp had hoped that Senegal would consider releasing Mane earlier in the event that they ensured qualification for next summer's finals in Russian Federation. Read More »

Bennett rips Packers after returning to New England

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In his post, Bennett claimed team physician Dr. Patrick McKenzie tried to persuade him to play thru a major injury. "I got criticism from all of my former organizations", Bennett said . Pat McKenzie, and some made it known they felt like Bennett gave up on the team. But Bennett practiced on Friday on his first day with his new team as a limited participant. Read More »

Neymar Denies Rumors of Not Feeling at Home with PSG

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The 24-year-old shot stopper has impressed for Manchester City since moving in the summer and Cesar expects him to become one of the best. Mbappe, Neymar and Cavani have linked up to devastating effect this season, with the trio combining to score 24 goals through PSG's first 12 league matches. Read More »

Massa saddened by Brazil F1 attacks

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I drove a flawless race from the beginning to the end, I managed the tyres, managed everything around the vehicle with the pace I had. "It was such a big pleasure to arrive in front of him and to finish the race with my head up - I think that's the important thing". Read More »

Jared Goff leads Rams to 4th straight win, 33-7 over Texans

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After what seems like the better part of the 2017 season on the road, LA looked travel tired, as kicker Greg Zuerlein accounted for much of first half scoring. That was the longest gain by the franchise since 1994. The Rams got contributions from their offense, special teams, and a defense that gave up only an easy, walk-in touchdown that never had the Texans anything other than a participant. Read More »

Rafael Nadal targets revenge over Roger Federer at ATP World Tour Finals

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Roger Federer says he was surprised how well Andy Murray played during their charity match last week as the Scot continues his recovery from a hip injury. The match was not without embarrassment, however, for the Swiss who made what was surely one of his worst ever misses when he slapped a short forehand in the net. Read More »

Date of Jimmy Garoppolo's first 49ers start reportedly known

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But with a bye next week, Garoppolo would have more time to learn the offense before potentially serving as the starter for the team's final six games. They will host the Giants on Sunday, and likely will have their best chance at a win this entire season with the game. The play was the 49ers' longest touchdown pass since Tim Rattay hit Brandon Lloyd for an 89-yard touchdown in September 2005 against the Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park. Read More »

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku: I was born to score

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The Belgian striker has endured a seven-match goal drought in the last month for United. " I feel great to be honest ". The Express report he said :"Listen, if he's not going to let him take a penalty after spending £80million on him, and he's not scoring goals , you think he's going to play him over Ibrahimovic?" However, he did bag a brace last night for Belgium , in an global friendly, and after the game he compared his abilities in the box to a leopard . Read More »

LeBron James: Knicks Made Mistake Passing On Dennis Smith Jr

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He finished the game with 21 points on 8-of-16 shooting, 5 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks. Defensive-minded rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina , who the Knicks selected eighth overall in the 2017 NBA Draft one spot ahead of Smith Jr., has played in 10 games so far this season and is now averaging 4.4 points, five assists and 1.6 steals per game. Read More »

Jets lose to Buccaneers, 15-10

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NY struggled in all aspects of the game. Fitzpatrick will not have Mike Evans to target, however, as the Buccaneers' top receiver will serve the one-game suspension he received from the National Football League for violations of unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness rules in last week's 30-10 loss at New Orleans. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo welcomes his fourth child with Georgina Rodriguez!

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Though he has only scored once in LaLiga for Madrid, who trail Barcelona by eight points, Ronaldo has spoken of fatherhood offering him a fresh perspective, recently claiming it had "softened" him. We're all very happy! "They've brought a lot of happiness and joy to my life". Ronaldo has said he doesn't want to stop here though, hoping to have seven children in total, because seven is his lucky number . Read More »

Jaguars punked Chargers on a fake punt touchdown for the ages

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Chargers: Host Buffalo next Sunday, the first of three home games in four weeks. Lambo's game-winning kick and the drama in the final two minutes overcame the Jaguars' inability to get anything going in the ground game and Bortles' bad fourth-quarter performance and inability to put the team on his shoulders. Read More »

Steelers CB Joe Haden questionable to return against Colts

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Pittsburgh then took advantage of a Brissett interception deep in Colts territory. The Colts now sit at 3-7. The extra point was blocked. The Colts acquired Brissett from the New England Patriots on September 2 after the second-year signal-caller torched the New York Giants for 341 passing yards and five total touchdowns in Week 4 of the preseason, and he's acquitted himself nicely as the team's stopgap starter with Andrew Luck injured. Read More »

Keenum, Vikings Keep Rolling by Beating Redskins 38-30

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Get the app and get the game. The NFL's official Twitter account is prone to hyperbole, but the question was legitimate after Redskins wide receiver Maurice Harris made an incredible, one-handed touchdown grab early in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Vikings: CATCH OF THE YEAR?? He was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, costing Minnesota 15 yards. Read More »

Saints RB Daniel Lasco taken off field by ambulance

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The touchdown run capped a big series for Ingram. New Orleans Saints special-teamer Daniel Lasco was driven off the field in an ambulance Sunday after he was injured making a headfirst tackle on a kickoff return. Had it not been for his 36-yard run on the team's first possession he would've had one of his least successful games of the season. Bad day for Ty: The Saints almost had more points than quarterback Tyrod Taylor had passing yards. Read More »

Browns-Lions, What To Watch For Sunday In Detroit

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See how Twitter reacted to the touchdown and the Browns' lead. Of the 22 scores Cleveland has allowed, 17 have been touchdowns and they've allowed all 5 field goal tries. Starting defensive end Ziggy Ansah (back) was doutbful, and is confirmed inactive for today. Garrett is back in Cleveland's starting lineup after missing multiple games this season with an injury. Read More »

Veterans, not National Football League, to be focus for many fans this Sunday

The NFL and NFLPA said on Saturday, "There has been no change in the current policy regarding the anthem", saying NFL players "should" stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner". As if NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell didn't have enough on his plate, the league is facing yet another boycott. "It's our statement against the disrespect for the flag and disrespect for the country", said Terry Scheftic, 66, of Lower Burrell, and officer and historian of the club. Read More »

Olivier Giroud a major doubt for Spurs clash after suffering injury

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But, despite a lack of match action, the 31-year-old says he does not intend to reconsider his club future when the window opens again in the New Year even with the World Cup in Russian Federation looming next summer. 'For the moment I am not questioning myself about my future. "Usually, I play a bit less with Arsenal but I always try to keep my efficiency high". Read More »

Marc Marquez Secures Pole Position Start at Valencia GP

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Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo of Spain was fourth on the timesheets with one minute and 30.603 seconds. With the Ducatis closing in, Marquez took the lead from Zarco into the final turn, but knowing the Frenchman would fight back into turn one he went in hard. Read More »

England keep Ashes alive despite Perry's double-century

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Speaking after England's 192-run victory in their warm-up match against Cricket Australia in Adelaide , Bayliss did not shy away from criticising his players. "It's the first time I have seen him up close over a number of overs", Bayliss said. That's definitely what we will need throughout this Test series. Read More »

Brady: Bilic had an 'air of sadness' even in good times

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In terms of Premier League finishes, Moyes took Everton to fourth once, two fifth places and two sixth spots. The player only agreed a new three-year deal with the north west club during the summer, however the ex-Manchester United and Sunderland manager is willing to offer the Belgium global an early exit if he is unable to patch things up on Merseyside. Read More »

Philippe Coutinho will wait for Barcelona amidst Paris Saint-Germain interest

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The Brazil global was targeted by Barcelona in the summer but Liverpool held firm and rejected offers in excess of £100million for the playmaker. However, things may not be as easy as hoped for Barcelona . Coutinho handed in a transfer request in an attempt to force through a move to Barcelona in August but Jurgen Klopp and the Liverpool board didn't alter their stance. Read More »

Neymar reduced to tears in Brazil press conference

Neymar was clearly moved by those words and left immediately after being patted on the head by his coach. After the press bombarded him with questions about his ongoing rift with Cavani and manager Unai Emery, Neymar stormed out of the press con. Read More »

Missouri pounds Vols 50-17

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But Saturday saw the Vols sink to an even deeper low point on the season. Among the highlights were that Missouri racked up 433 yards and 33 unanswered points. 2). If not for a Nigel Warrior pick-six in the first half, this game would look much worse than it did already. Missouri's defense came up especially big in the second half. Read More »

Victor Moses shortlisted for BBC African Footballer of the Year Award

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The BBC will announce the award victor on 11 December. The Senegal global netted 13 goals and recorded eight assists with Liverpool and also helped Senegal reach their first World Cup since 2002. The other contenders are Gabon and Borussia Dortmund striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinea and RB Leipzig midfielder, Naby Keita, Senegal and Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane, and Egypt and Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah . Read More »

BU Concussion Expert Gives Alarming Update On Aaron Hernandez's Brain

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Hernandez hanged himself in prison days after he was acquitted in the 2012 drive-by shootings of two men in Boston and just hours before his former teammates visited the White House to celebrate their latest Super Bowl victory. CTE, which can only be diagnosed in an autopsy, has been found in former members of the military, football players and boxers and others who suffered repeated head trauma. Read More »

No. 20 Iowa falls at No. 8 Wisconsin, 38-14

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A week after tying the school record with three interceptions in a game, Jackson tied another Iowa record with two interceptions returned for touchdowns in a game. "Our safeties did a great job disguising their coverages, and when they were showing", junior linebacker T.J. Edwards explains, "The quarterback from Iowa does a great job of calling out where the rotation is, so we had to make that adjustment so that he couldn't check and I thought that Joe Ferguson did a great job of that today". Read More »

Maple Leafs-Bruins Sums

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Although he has three points in the last three games, the 20-year-old is ninth on the club with nine points and has not scored a goal since the season opener against Winnipeg on October 4. For the second night in a row, the Toronto Maple Leafs got the best of the Boston Bruins . McElhinney stopped 13 shots in the second period, his best coming when he slid across to make a glove stop of Marchand's backhander. Read More »

Luck seeking treatment in Europe

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The Colts had expected him to return this season and didn't even placed him on injured reserve to begin the season. He practiced two more times before he was given a cortisone shot to see if the soreness would subside. 1 overall pick in 2012, and he started every game during his first three seasons. But the pain in his shoulder never subsided and after he practiced briefly in October, he was placed on injured reserve on November 3, ending his season. Read More »

Republic of Ireland hold Denmark to 0-0 draw in first leg

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They put a lot of effort in and it's all to play for now", he told Sky Sports . Ireland created little of note with full-back Cyrus Christie forcing Kasper Schmeichel into his only genuine save, but return to Dublin for Tuesday night's second leg with their fate still in their own hands. Read More »

How can Ohio State make the College Football Playoff?

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In case you didn't know, Wolverine boss Jim Harbaugh is 0-2 vs. the Buckeyes. The biggest hurdle by far will be the Big 12 champion, as Ohio State is going to need Oklahoma to TCU and then once more while the Horned Frogs themselves will need to lose next week at Texas Tech or in the title game. Read More »

MI football's big first half leads to 35-10 thumping of Maryland

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The Terrapins (4-6, 2-5) have lost five of six. He has 2,024 career yards. Evans, who scored from a yard out in the second quarter, added a 17-yard run late in the fourth quarter. Evans scored Michigan's first points in the second half to build the 25-point lead and on the ensuing Maryland drive, Khaleke Hudson intercepted and returned it 22 yards to the Terps' 19. Read More »

Three-Carrier Strike Force Exercise to Commence in Western Pacific

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The major exercise will be the first time the three carriers have operated together in the Western Pacific since 2006 and 2007, in which they carried out drills off the coast of Guam. A decade ago, Valiant Shield (VS) 2006 and 2007 had operated together off the coast of Guam, a US island territory in Micronesia, and focused on the ability to bring together forces from all the three strike groups in response to any regional situation. Read More »

Sakho, Mane star as Senegal book World Cup berth

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The visitors are now five points ahead of nearest Group D challengers Burkina Faso with one game remaining. With their World Cup qualification dream over, Safa will now wait a report-back from coach Stuart Baxter. We wanted to tell them in the first minute that we know they've got famous players, but we don't fear you and we want to get at you. "It was not an easy game for us but we kept pushing". Read More »

Former Jaguars DT Roy Miller arrested on battery charge

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There are no details immediately available about the alleged battery or who was involved. Local news outlets reported that Miller was released on his own recognizance after an initial court appearance Saturday. Miller signed a $1.4 million deal with Kansas City this past offseason but has only appeared in seven games with two tackles. The AFC West leaders next visit the New York Giants on November 19. Read More »

Arsenal and Chelsea interested in Shaw

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Shaw arrived with huge expectations having broken into the England team at the age of 18, and had already strongly impressed in his 60 Premier League appearances for Southampton . The 22-year-old has struggled through much of the last two seasons with injury, meaning that Ashley Young has taken his place at left-back. And with the United tactician teasing a move to the French capital, the club higher-ups would probably want to make sure, they meet his demands of signing these stars. Read More »

Late interception seals Oklahoma State's victory over Iowa State

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Oklahoma State got going on its second series , driving 73 yards to move within 14-7. The Cyclones fell just short of a fourth quarter rally against the Mountaineers, giving them their third one-score loss in 2017. But for Oklahoma State, the play that ended the game was truly unbelievable. Iowa State had a chance to either tie the game or go for the win, but Noland made his only glaring mistake of the day when he underthrew a fade pattern and was intercepted by OK State cornerback A.J. Read More »

S Carolina overcomes errors, beats crumbling Florida 28-20

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They also will finish in at least a tie for second place in the SEC East, and could have second place all to themselves if Kentucky loses another game (the Wildcats finish with Georgia). All that lucky person will need to do is show the following 30-second clip from UF's road game against SC. The Gamecocks rushing touchdowns, however, went to running back Mon Denson and quarterback Jake Bentley . Read More »

Holloway/Aldo 2 to main event UFC 218

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Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com on Saturday reported that Aldo will now take Edgar's place. Holloway previously beat Aldo by TKO in the third round when they met back in June in Brazil. Luckily for UFC, Aldo was already training to take on Ricardo Lamas on December 16. Aldo will replace Frankie Edgar for the headline event at UFC 218. Read More »

Tunisia clinch World Cup spot after draw with Libya

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The Atlas Lions went into the match in Abidjan just needing a draw to consolidate their place as pacesetters in the final group match, but they went one better in what was an assured display. Dirar opened the scoring off a cross-turned-shot on 25 minutes and Benatia doubled the lead after a corner on the half-hour. The failure to reach the World Cup after being ever-present since 2006 will put pressure on coach Marc Wilmots. Read More »

Penn State gains big yardage off incredible trick play

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PSU looks well on its way to a win after back-to-back heartbreaking losses on the road to Ohio State and Michigan State. The Nittany Lions didn't allow any points in the second half. Barkley sprinted up intending to field the kickoff on a bounce, but the ball bounced sideways and the Scarlet Knights' Lawrence Stevens recovered at the Nittany Lions 21. Read More »

Eric Bledsoe throws alley-oop to Giannis Antetokounmpo for thunderous slam

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The team continues to get stellar play from shooting guard Danny Green, who has stepped up in the absence of All-Star Kawhi Leonard. Newly acquired Milwaukee Bucks point guard Eric Bledsoe participated in the morning shootaround and will be in the starting lineup for Friday night's game against the San Antonio Spurs . Read More »