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Man United boss Mourinho makes signing Arsenal star his top priority

The same article goes on to reveal that Spanish side Atletico Madrid are likely to rival Manchester United for the 29-year-old's signature. The Red Devils have been linked with Spanish worldwide and Valencia star Carlos Soler for quite some time and according to Independent , Mourinho has made the 20-year-old his top transfer target in January. Read More »

'One Tree Hill' Stars Accuse Showrunner Of Sexual Harassment

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The letter stated that women on the show were "manipulated psychologically and emotionally". "More than one of us is still in treatment for post-traumatic stress", the letter continued. Recently, the leading actresses of One Tree Hill came together and are speaking up about unpleasant experiences they've suffered from the show's creator, Mark Schwahn . Read More »

Celtics' Kyrie Irving: No black mask if you want me to pass

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When Tuesday's game was over, Irving pulled the mask of his face and saluted Boston fans who were chanting "M-V-P, M-V-P", - for Most Valuable Player - at him. "He'll find that and obviously he made huge plays late in the game again". "But yeah, this was a good game for us". An inability to contain Irving down the stretch sent the Nets to a seventh loss in nine games since beating Cleveland on October 25. Read More »

Texas State Sophomore Dies After Fraternity Initiation Ceremony

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Investigators said Matthew Ellis later died. Ellis is the latest of several students to die after parties while pledging fraternities this year. Phi Kappa Psi did not have any registered social event the day before Ellis' death, according to an online calendar of approved social events. Read More »

Morgan Burnett is Packers' nominee for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

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Past year the award went to Colts running back and former 49ers star Frank Gore . The victor selected by players' votes will be announced during the nationally televised NFL Honors show on Saturday, Feb. Linebacker Julius Peppers was the Packers' nominee last season. Sept 27 2015: Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (13) congratulates Indianapolis Colts running back Frank Gore (23) on this touchdown during the football game between the Indianapolis Colts vs Tennessee ... Read More »

No. 1 Duke, No. 2 Michigan State set to clash in Chicago

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Michigan State is young but good. The Blue Devils have covered the spread in the lone lined game they have played in. "That's what we're all here for", freshman forward Marvin Bagley III said. On the other hand, Michigan State returns seven of its 10 players who competed in that game. "You know (the Spartans) are going to be great and it's going to be a great environment up there", Allen said. Read More »

Race to Dubai victor Henrik Stenson out of 2017 European Tour finale

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At the Nedbank Golf Challenge at San City in South Africa last week Fleetwood was 10th and the event was won by Branden Grace . England's Tommy Fleetwood is now leading the chart. Garcia is in the penultimate group with Jon Rahm at 12.30pm local time. "Excited for these last few weeks of the year", he enthused. Oosthuizen is six off the pace and six over for the week across holes 16, 17 and 18. Read More »

Twins' Molitor, D-Backs' Lovullo win Manager of Year awards

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That mark constituted an impressive 24-game improvement over 2016, when Arizona finished 69-93. The Diamondbacks later fell to the Dodgers in the NLDS. They ended up losing to the Yankees in a brief playoff appearance. Powered by Paul Goldschmidt, Jake Lamb and midseason acquisition J.D. Martinez, and led by pitchers Zack Greinke and Robbie Ray, the Diamondbacks made the playoffs this year. Read More »

Jelena Dokic opens up about childhood abuse

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Dokic alleged her father whipped her with a leather belt because of a "mediocre training session [or] a loss, a bad mood", and also spat in her face and pulled her hair and ears while kicking her in the shins with pointed dress shoes. "He beat me really badly", Dokic told The Sunday Telegraph . One of the biggest frustrations was being forced to tell lies on behalf of her father. Read More »

Panthers rookie Curtis Samuel out for remainder of season

Samuel's improvement was one of the factors for why the Panthers traded wideout Kelvin Benjamin to the Buffalo Bills prior to the trading deadline. As a junior at Ohio State in 2016, Samuel was used as the Buckeyes' H-Back. This latest news is extremely disappointing but hardly comes as a shock. "It's kind of a collective effort", Shula said. "We're going to try hard to find ways to put guys in place with what they do best, and have them go do it". Read More »

O'Neill bemoans poor goals and missed chances versus Denmark

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It was around the half-hour mark that Denmark turned the match around with two valuable away goals. With the tie perfectly poised after a first-leg goalless draw in Denmark, the Irish got off to a superb start when Shane Duffy headed home on six minutes after a Robbie Brady free-kick. Read More »

Dak Prescott on facing Eagles: 'We have to win'

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The Eagles (8-1) have the best record in the National Football League and hold a three-game lead over Dallas in the NFC East. They are hoping the strained groin will get better as the week goes along. He left the game with eight this season. Adrian Clayborn rightfully stood out, accounting for six sacks (a Falcons team record) and two forced fumbles as he routinely abused Chaz Green - who was filling in for All-Pro left tackle Tyron Smith . Read More »

Jones defends Thursday Night Football, says it's not too demanding on players

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You're running and practicing, and the soreness is starting to wane. Among NFL passers with at least three primetime games since the beginning of the 2015 season, Mariota's 105.4 passer rating ranks fifth in the NFL. "It's so tough on guys", said Roethlisberger. Tensions for the game are further increased by the Steelers-Titans rivalry that dates back to the 1970s when the Steelers and then-Houston Oilers played in the AFC Central. Read More »

Federer already clinches ATP finals spot; Jack Sock snaps long U.S. skid

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I think it's not the time of the year for clay, so there you have it. After those two games, the match zipped along at a rate of knots with barely 35 minutes having passed before Zverev was serving to try to force a tie-break. Zverev, who won his opening match against Marin Cilic , will face Jack Sock on Thursday to decide who will join Federer in the final four. It's been an interesting morning so far, the fire alarm went off at 4am and we had to exit the building. Read More »

Neil Ruddock states his emphatic prediction for Arsenal v Tottenham

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Spurs finished above Arsenal for the first time in 22 years last term but the Gunners went on to pick up a third FA Cup in four years with victory over Chelsea at Wembley. They have young, talented players - well balanced. Nevertheless, the depth in Tottenham Hotspur's squad, over recent seasons, has shown that they can now cope with such a loss. Read More »

Tennessee State football player dismissed from team after punching strength coach

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According to the Tennessean , Greenstone was walking down the sideline telling players get back up while the offense was on the field just prior to the incident. Expulsion really could not have come at a worse time for Lee, as he was a senior Criminal Justice major and Honor Roll member a year ago. In 2016, he made the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll. Read More »

Wenger makes ultimatum if Man City want Sanchez in January

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Whatever is achieved between now and 2019, though, it is expected that Wenger will leave the club and pursue pastures new, as he will be nearly 70 by then. "Until the end of my life I will be in football, I don't know in what kind of [role] as a director, as a manager...as long as possible as a manager, but one day that will stop". Read More »

India vs Sri Lanka Tests: Can Virat Kohli break Sourav Ganguly's record?

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In 2007, in a Test match at Ahemdabad, Lanka side had come close to winning a match against India, where they took a first innings lead of 300 runs. "We learnt how Indian team does well and the areas we needed to improve", he said. For me it is important to give 100 per cent in nets. I don't think there will be any trouble. "South Africa will be completely different". This will be a tough series and the characters of our boys will be tested", Muralitharan said in an interview with ... Read More »

Padmavati row: Karni Sena workers vandalise cinema hall in Rajasthan's Kota

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Bhansali had recently posted a video on Padmavati's official Twitter account calling the film his tribute to the "sacrifice, valour and honour" of Rani Padmavati . The incident took place a day after makers of the film agreed to screen it for those who had doubts about its content once the film was passed by the censor board. Read More »

Didier Drogba Announces Retirement from Football

The 2012 Champions League victor scored 10 goals in 14 regular season games to help his franchise into the USL playoffs, where they lost to eventual championship runners-up Swope Park Rangers. Although there is no promotion or relegation between leagues in North American soccer, USL is seen as being one level below Major League Soccer, and equal to the rival North American Soccer League (NASL), which features clubs like New York Cosmos and Tampa Bay Rowdies. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo has made a decision to leave Real Madrid next year

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Kane himself has talked up moving on from Tottenham one day in the midst of the speculation, but he won't be granted a move to Los Blancos any time soon if Ronaldo can help it. The Portugal global has undergone a dip in form in recent months, scoring just one La Liga goal so far this season. He's scored 414 goal in 407 games for the club.Real are lagging behind Barca in the La Liga title race this term.They sit eight points behind the Catalans after 11 games and face city rivals ... Read More »

Oscar De La Hoya Challenges Conor McGregor To A Fight

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He would also have marginally more chance of success against an older fighter who has been inactive for almost a decade and lost four out of his last seven bouts. De La Hoya was outspoken in his criticism of the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and McGregor, saying it "made a mockery of the sport". "I don't know what it is, but I'll tell you now that I've never felt so good before in my life". Read More »

Watford rebuff Everton move for Marco Silva

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Watford have rejected an approach from Everton for their manager Marco Silva , sources close to the Vicarage Road club have told ESPN FC. Allardyce allegedly told Everton over the weekend that he is no longer interested in the job, as after holding talks on Sunday, Allardyce felt that the offer of a contract until the end of the season simply wasn't good enough. Read More »

Redskins game notes from loss to Vikings

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Without Griffen, the Vikings didn't have a sack until Danielle Hunter got one late in the game, and their overall defensive performance was uneven. The game evened the Redskins' all-time record against the Vikings at 13-13, including postseason play. Read More »

Newton stars as Panthers beat Dolphins

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Carolina racked up 548 yards of total offense, besting their season average by over 230 yards. But the score and the lead was within striking distance, down only 10-7 with 47 seconds left before halftime. The teams combined for three points, 106 yards, three penalties and three punts in the first quarter. The 4 touchdowns were the most for Newton since Week 2 of the 2016 season. Read More »

British doctor saves himslef by punching shark during surfing attack in Australia

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Charlie Fry, who's been in Australia for two months working at Gosford Hospital, had just missed catching a wave when the shark attack occurred just after 4 p.m. "Thank you very much". "I didn't really notice it at the time... all I'm thinking was: 'I'm about to die". "People keep asking me what shark it was, but I have no idea", Fry told The Daily Telegraph . Read More »

Packers RB Aaron Jones to Miss 3-6 Weeks With MCL Sprain

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He'll be expected to be the lead back if Montgomery can't go on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens . He had shined ever since being thrust into the starting lineup when fellow running backs Ty Montgomery and Jamaal Williams went down with their own respective injuries in the first season meeting against the Bears on September 28. Read More »

Grigor Dimitrov stutters to three-set victory over Dominic Thiem — ATP Finals

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The sixth seed got off to the ideal start, winning his opening round-robin match in the Pete Sampras Group as he was able to keep his nerves in check to beat the Austrian 6-3 5-7 7-5. Dimitrov broke in the seventh game of the decider to take control once more. That match was a prelude to a gut-wrenching defeat in Madrid where Dimitrov squandered five match points before bowing 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (9). Read More »

Yankees' Aaron Judge, Dodgers' Cody Bellinger named unanimous rookies of the year

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He set records for most strikeouts in the World Series , and for most strikeouts in the postseason. Judge is also up for AL MVP, which will be announced Thursday. A section in the right-field bleachers at Yankee Stadium has been christened the "Judge's Chambers", where fans often don judge's robes, barristers' wigs and hold signs reading "All Rise". Read More »

Jack Swagger announces signing with Bellator MMA

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Bellator CEO Scott Coker is about to start promoting another former World Wrestling Entertainment star. "I wasn't allowed to really compete up there even though I felt I could take anyone in the locker room", Hager said. Swagger noted on an episode of Chael Sonnen's Beyond the Fight podcast in March that he had requested his release from WWE due to a lack of opportunities and being far apart in contract negotiations. Read More »

Pirelli cancel Formula One tyre test in Brazil after attacks

A statement said: "Following a robbery attempt, neutralized by Pirelli security, on a Pirelli van at the Interlagos circuit last Sunday - after a weekend where similar episodes occurred with other teams - it has been chose to cancel the tyre test planned on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 on the Brazilian circuit with Team McLaren ". Read More »

Bellator Regulator Claims UFC Have Already Punished Conor McGregor For Confronting Referee

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Recently Mazzulli confirmed that they have informed members of the Association of Boxing Commissioners and the UFC, about McGregor's actions. After handling regulation of the Bellator 187 event in Dublin, Mazzulli is now in Israel to oversee the promotion's Bellator 188 event on Thursday before returning to the United States, where he intends to consult with his attorneys. Read More »

Hijab-Wearing Barbie Makes Her Debut

The 31-year-old Maplewood, New Jersey native (whose African-American family converted to Islam) and sabre fencer won a bronze medal while competing with Team Sabre during the Rio Olympics . The Olympian worked with Mattel to design the doll, according to People . " Ibtihaj Muhammad has challenged every stereotype-which to me is the definition of a modern American woman", said Glamour Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive. Read More »

Sweden and Italy gear up for World Cup playoff clash

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Italy haven't missed the World Cup since 1958 - which in the case of this tie was ironically hosted in Sweden - and if they fail to qualify here it would be nothing short of a disaster for their national team program. "We have to bring this qualification home". He added: "We want to send Italians a message not with words, but with action on the pitch". "The pressure is all on them", said the former Genoa player. Read More »

Ex-Liverpool striker Fernando Torres wants to be reunited with Benitez

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A central midfielder and a striker are likely to be high on Benitez's shortlist, but a left-back should also be one of the Spaniard's priorities with Paul Dummett's hamstring injury highlighting the need for a left-sided defender. He was loaned out to Milan for the 2014/15 season but he struggled in Italy so moved back on loan to Atletico Madrid for the remainder of that season and then the season after. Read More »

501 players make it to HBL PSL draft

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Chris Gayle , one of the most explosive T20 cricketers ever, has not found a place in any of the franchisees at the 2018 Pakistan Super League (PSL ). As far as Gayle is concerned, he was not picked up with one franchise owner highlighting his poor form, and the fact that he will not be available for the whole tournament. Read More »

Vontaze Burfict won't be suspended after ejection

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Burfict served a three-game suspension earlier this season for hitting a defenseless player and has reportedly accrued over $300,000 worth of fines over his career. Burfict was ejected for making contact with an official following a skirmish after a play... Burfict, who drew a personal foul a few plays prior to his ejection for a late hit on Murray out of bounds, has been fined and suspended on multiple occasions in his career for unsportsmanlike conduct and late hits. Read More »

Behind the Aly Raisman interview on 60 Minutes

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Raisman is the latest gymnast to claim she was sexually abused by Nassar. Aly also criticized USA Gymnastics' handling of the Nassar case; teammate McKayla Maroney is one of about 140 other women who have claimed Nassar sexually abused them. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick Named GQ's 'Citizen of the Year'

Durant, who earned his first National Basketball Association title after joining the high-powered Golden State Warriors last season and was named MVP of the Finals, is Champion of the Year, while Colbert, who remains outspoken about politics and President Trump, is the magazine's Bad Hombre of the Year. Read More »

Benzema: Ronaldo is more selfish than me

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You mustn't be silly, though. I don't have any problem with the coach, but as long as he's here, I don't think I'll have a chance. It's not a question of calling him or not. "If I don't touch the ball, but I score in the 90th minute, I'm disgusted". "Ronaldo is more selfish than me, but that's normal", he added. He has such ambitions that he does everything to achieve them. Read More »

Former Celtic player Liam Miller reveals cancer battle

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Miller has played for both Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane, and was signed by Alex Ferguson, during a club career that began with Celtic where the current Ireland boss handed him his first team debut in the 2003-04 season. Miller played for three clubs down under - Perth Glory, Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City - before returning to his native Cork City. All thoughts go out to him and his family. Read More »