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Saints coach Sean Payton complains about officials in loss to Falcons

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Atlanta had four penalties for 35 yards. The penalty came at the end of third-down incompletion, keeping alive a drive that ended with Atlanta's first touchdown. "You can look at everything from the roughing the passer call, or the lack thereof", Payton said. As a result of his actions, Payton was assessed a 15-yard penalty, giving Atlanta an automatic first down and thus sealing the game in the process. Read More »

City rely on Silva service to keep winning run going

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Fast forward five weeks and Leicester are up to ninth in the table, and any Premier League managerial vacancies have been taken up by old English coaches like Alan Pardew, Sam Allardcyhe and David Moyes , who realistically do just as much to hold back young coaches as do their foreign counterparts. Read More »

OR to name ex-Alabama assistant Mario Cristobal head coach, reports say

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Sports Northwest Aaron Fentress reports Cristobal's ascension to his second head coaching job, this one at a Power 5 program. Cristobal has previous head coaching experience, having run the Florida International program from 2007-12. Even with the 3-9 record, this was not a decision that was met with positive responses, as FIU fans and even most college football fans believed a good coach such as Cristobal was not receiving the support from the school that he needed and the firing was not ... Read More »

Sage Therapeutics (SAGE) Earns Overweight Rating from JP Morgan Chase & Co

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Jennison Associates Limited Liability Co holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Sage Therapeutics , Inc. (NASDAQ:SAGE) for 58,400 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.52 % negative EPS growth. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.97) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.98) by $0.01. Read More »

£9bn wiped off Steinhoff's value as shares plummet 88%

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However, analysts quickly began to identify problems with the partial rescue plan. On Thursday night‚ Moody's cut Steinhoff's credit rating from investment grade Baa3 to four notches into junk at B1‚ placing it straight into "highly speculative" without passing through the three rungs of "speculative". Read More »

Stanton cold on Giants, Cardinals

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While both the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals reportedly have agreed to the framework of a deal, Stanton has yet to say if he will accept a trade to either the Bay Area or the Midwest. The Yankees, who earlier this week were told they were no longer in the running for Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani , have made it clear they would prefer to be under the $197 million luxury tax threshold next season. Read More »

West Ham United vs. Chelsea

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David Moyes has been in charge of the club for a month now, and in that span, the Hammers have earned one point―from a home draw against Leicester City. Hart has shown that he is prone to blunders and has been poor ever since his West Ham career started, so Adrian is fully deserving of his chance to win his place back for the rest of the season. Read More »

Jack Wilshere 'really ready' to play at Arsenal - Arsene Wenger

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We were very professional tonight. BATE coach Aleksandr Yermakovich admitted his side were not ready for the Arsenal onslaught as their season ended in heavy defeat. "There is plenty of competition when you play for Arsenal ". Elneny tweeted after the match saying: "Wonderful feeling first goal in the Emirates. Read More »

Peter Bosz Won't Call Real Madrid Champions League Favorites

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Are Real Madrid favourites to win the Champions League? Real Madrid and Sevilla face the final game of their respective Champions League group games on Wednesday night. Much to Dortmund's chagrin, Aubameyang has spoke openly several times in the past of his desire to one day play for Real Madrid - that is his own idealised career trajectory, the level on which he sees himself. Read More »

Everton and West Ham join Evans chase

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Arsenal and Manchester City are set to embark on a bidding war for West Brom defender Jonny Evans when the transfer window opens next month. Last summer, Evans was linked with a transfer to either Arsenal or Manchester City before eventually remaining at The Hawthorns, but the Northern Ireland global is likely to attract more interest in January. Read More »

Mourinho hails "absolutely amazing" Romelu Lukaku after Champions League win

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Manchester United have qualified for the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League as winners of Group A . The win extend Manchester United's unbeaten home record in all competitions to 40 games. - CSKA's last game against Benfica saw them keep a clean sheet for the first time in the Champions League since November 2011, putting an end to a run of 32 games where they had conceded at least one goal. Read More »

Shazier has 'spinal stabilization surgery'

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The surgery usually is done in an effort to take pressure off (decompress) the spinal cord or nerve roots. Shazier's fiancé Michelle Rodriguez took to social media giving thanks to everyone who showed support during the surgery. Added defensive coordinator Keith Butler: "I'm not anxious about him playing for us again". The Steelers have not said whether Shazier has any movement in his legs, or whether they expect him to recover from his injury. Read More »

Champions League: RB Leipzig miss out after late victor for Besiktas

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Naby Keita was once again on the scoresheet for RB Leipzig as they bowed 2-1 at home to Besiktas in the Champions League. Turkish football team Besiktas defeated Germany's Leipzig on Wednesday to become the first Turkish club to advance to the UEFA Champions League's round of 16 level unbeaten at group stage. Read More »

'Samurai Sword' Attack At Tokyo Shrine Leaves 3 Dead

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A blood-stained samurai sword and survival knife were retrieved from the scene. After slashing the priestess, Shigenaga then stabbed the younger woman to death with a sword before killing himself, police said. At the time , his sister had held a post known as negi , the second-highest rank at a Shinto shrine after the chief priest. The attacker and his sister belong to a family that has managed the Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine for generations since its founding in 1627. Read More »

Georges St-Pierre Vacates Belt, Ending Shortest Title Reign in UFC History

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St-Pierre cites that his health is his priority and the reason that he opted to vacate the title. This means that Whittaker will likely have to defend his interim title before unifying with St-Pierre. Sydney's Whittaker first arrived on the UFC scene when he won The Ultimate Fighter Smashes at welterweight in 2012. What are your thoughts on the UFC planning a match-up between Robert Whittaker and Luke Rockhold? Rockhold picked up a win back in September when he defeated David ... Read More »

Major League Baseball trade rumors: Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from Marlins

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An all-star in 2014 and 2015, Gordon stole 60 bases for the Marlins in 2017. Gordon has a career batting average of.293 with 11 homers, 161 RBIs and 278 steals during parts of seven major league seasons. The Marlins also acquired right-handed pitcher Robert Dugger and infielder Christopher Torres . The Mariners have announced the details of the trade, with three minor leaguers headed to the Marlins for Gordon and $1 million in global signing bonus money. Read More »

NHL Agrees to Consider Seattle Expansion Proposal

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Bettman said the expansion fee has been set at $ 650 million for Seattle, which would become the league's 32nd team, if approved. NHL has agreed to accept and consider an expansion application for Seattle, the league announced Thursday. Read More »

Baker Mayfield claims Davey O'Brien Award

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The 41st Annual Davey O'Brien Awards Dinner will be held at The Fort Worth Club on February 19. "The guys I've been playing with and the coaches I've had, especially Coach (Lincoln) Riley, we've had success , but this year's been a special one", Mayfield said. Read More »

The first hints that Serena Williams' tennis return is near

Serena Williams has entered to play in the first grand slam of the season at January's Australian Open, according to the tournament's organizers. "She's got her visa, she's entered, she's practicing", he told the Herald Sun . "Roger Federer travels with his four kids and we are a family-friendly event", he said, referring to Williams and her baby. Spectators with Australian Open tickets will be able to attend both the tennis and the basketball, which will see the venue converted for ... Read More »

76ers to trade Jahlil Okafor to Nets

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Okafor, 21, will now receive a fresh start to a once-promising career, which included averages of 17.5 points, seven rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 53 games as a rookie. The 76ers declined to exercise the option on Okafor's 2018-19 deal, which means he would hit free agency in July. Booker, a seventh-year power forward, averaged 10.1 points and 6.6 rebounds in 22 minutes per game for the Nets this season. Read More »

Cubs give RHP Chatwood a three-year deal

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It was no secret the Chicago Cubs would need to add rotation help this offseason. Adding Chatwood boosts a rotation that will likely lose former Cy Young Award victor Jake Arrieta and veteran John Lackey . Chatwood's best season was 2013, when he had a 3.15 ERA in 20 starts. That stellar season came after he missed all of 2015 because of his second Tommy John surgery. Read More »

Wembley Stadium to host more games in Euro 2020

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The governing body chose to reallocate the three group-stage games and one last-16 game originally given to the Belgian capital because of delays in the project to build a new 60,000-capacity Eurostadium on the site of Heysel. Experts from [our] administration felt it was a high risk for UEFA to wait. UEFA also announced that Rome's Stadio Olimpico would host the opening match. Read More »

Cleveland Browns fire executive Vice President Sashi Brown

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The Browns fired executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown on Thursday, ending his two-year tenure as head of Cleveland's personnel department that began in January 2016. They elected to pass on both Carson Wentz and Deshaun Watson , who have performed like franchise players in a small sample. Brown had no experience in evaluating players as he served as the team's general counsel before handling the salary cap and contracts. Read More »

LaMelo, LiAngelo Ball sign with agent, plan to play overseas

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LaVar has proclaimed that LiAngelo will enter the 2018 NBA Draft, so transferring to another school for next season was not an option. The elder Ball says the plan is for both of his sons to sign with the same team overseas. Lonzo , for instance, was highly recruited before starring at UCLA and LaMelo made a name for himself by scoring 92 points in a high school game last season before being pulled out of Chino Hills High School by LaVar earlier this year. Read More »

Ex-Olympic Sports Doctor Gets 60 Years for Child Pornography

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Nassar, 54, walked out of court with his head down after Neff delivered his sentence, the first for his crimes. Nassar faces at least 25 years in prison in the other cases. "He abused my trust, abused my body and left scars on my psyche that may never heal", she wrote. Women accused Nassar of assaulting them at a campus clinic at Michigan State, at local gyms across the country, at the Karolyi Ranch outside Houston, and at global competitions around the globe, including the 2000 Summer Games ... Read More »

Steelers S Mike Mitchell continues to rant against National Football League on Wednesday

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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski got a one-game suspension for an after-the-whistle body slam of Bills corner Tre'Davious White on Sunday. "At the end of the day, this is football ", he said. We are always making bang-bang plays. "And at first you're taking our money but now I've got a-holes like Matt Hasselbeck calling me a dirty player and trying my character and we've never met before". Read More »

Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent U.S. at Winter Olympics, but not Trump

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Injuries prevented Vonn from competing in the 2014 Olympics , but she's hoping to get back onto the slopes this time around at the venerable (for high-level skiers) age of 33. "I don't think that there are a lot of people now in our government that do that", Vonn, who is in Switzerland preparing for February's Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, told CNN Wednesday. Read More »

South African golfer Louis Oosthuizen suffers freak injury at airport

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I went to Mauritius last week and didn't play too well. Ticket prices are R80 per day for Thursday and Friday and R100 for Saturday and Sunday or R180 for the four days. The two-time European Tour victor kept a bogey off his card and made three straight birdies on the front nine before picking up four shots in six holes after the turn to vault into the share of second place. Read More »

Scott Brown challenges teammates to prove Brendan Rodgers wrong

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We couldn't keep the ball. And I think we all realised that. 'Midway through that first half had to change it tactically to try to stem the flow of the game but I was thankful to get in at 0-0 at half-time. "We have been able to do that but tonight is an example of a long way to go, and of the gap between the teams at the very top and those just below that". Read More »

Miocic-Ngannou title fight eyed for UFC 220

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The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the UFC had yet to make its plans public. Ngannou has looked unstoppable since arriving in the UFC with six straight wins, including his thunderous one-punch knockout against Alistair Overeerm this past weekend. Read More »

Champions League: Roma beat Chelsea to top spot

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However, in Rome, Roma got the job done as they recorded a lone goal win over Qarabag. The Red Devils finished as winners of their group, with their final fixture being a 2-1 triumph over CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford. Liverpool , Sevilla and Spartak Moscow could all still top Group E. First legs will take place on February 13/14 and 20/21, with the second legs coming on March 6/7 and 13/14. Read More »

Derrick Rose apologises to Cavs teammates for two-week exile

The three-time defending Eastern Conference champions anticipated using Rose as a backup to Isaiah Thomas . We're just happy to have him back. As the source added, "It wasn't a big deal and didn't need to be". Although Rose is averaging 14.3 points per game, the Cavaliers have reeled off their 12-game win streak without him and have performed better when Rose has been off the court. Read More »

HomeSlice Media Group holds second annual Toys for Tots toy drive

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December 25 at the Emmanuel Community Center, 3510 Prospect Ave. Roger Salinas is another contributor who said past year when the Marine Corps Toys for Tots were running low on toys, they wanted to step in to help. Toys for Tots collection drives are taking place nearly everywhere in Mid-Michigan, except Midland County. "Toys for Tots isn't just for the infants and toddlers, but we want to make sure the older kids are taken care of, too", Sannes said. Read More »

Here's presenting Ranveer Singh as 'Simmba'

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This will be the first time when Ranveer Singh will be seen playing a police officer on screen. This Rohit Shetty directorial is all set to hit theatres on December 28, 2018. This is the first time, Karan Johar and Rohit Shetty will be joining hands for a film. He has great energy and after working with him in a commercial, even I believe so. Read More »

Lionel Messi admits Newell's Old Boys doubts

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The 30-year-old Barcelona forward is still seeking his first senior trophy with the Albiceleste, having come painfully close in the past three and a half years as a losing finalist in the 2014 World Cup , 2015 Copa America and 2016 Copa America, reports Xinhua news agency. Read More »

Star Wars fans ecstatic at Last Jedi red carpet in Tokyo

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The idea? a whole new "Star Wars" trilogy , nothing to do with the Skywalkers and Grandpa Vader's grandkid, that'd roll out after the current trilogy - the one with the Skywalkers and Grandpa Vader's kid - comes to its conclusion in a couple of years. Read More »

Ben Stokes named in England's ODI squad for Australia series

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Along with the other Canterbury bowlers, Stokes' figures were bruised by New Zealand batsman Colin Munro, who made an unbeaten 174 from 118 balls. "Whenever he comes back that's going to be a bit of a circus". Still waiting for the police report", coach Trevor Bayliss said, highlighting the huge uncertainty over the star's availability. England Cricket Board receives a formal confirmation about all-rounder Ben Stokes has either been punished as charged or that he will face no ... Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakistan on maiden tour

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The trip is aimed at strengthening trade and investment links as well as promoting cultural exchange. He wrote: "From the beauty of India to the vibrancy of Pakistan - today I crossed the border on foot - becoming the first British politician to make this journey in recent history". Read More »

Arsenal gaffer Wenger gives his opinion on Wilshere ice-skating photos

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Olivier Giroud , Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott have not started a Premier League match between them in 2017-18, but have played in Europa League ties. Indeed, only defender Shkodran Mustafi has been ruled out having picked up a minor thigh injury at the weekend. Wenger said of Lacazette. Even in training when I play the team in Europa League against the team in the Premier League, it's very hard to predict who will win. Read More »

Tennessee offers job to Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt

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As good a defensive coordinator as Pruitt has been, he'll sink or swim as a head coach based on how he fills out the rest of his staff. And one of those questions has reportedly been answered. Prior to his DC stays with those southeastern programs, Pruitt coached at Alabama - his alma mater - for six seasons, the final three as defensive backs coach. Read More »

Russians Can Compete in 2018 Winter Olympics Without Flag, Anthem

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The IOC said its decision was based on evidence of a state-sponsored and systematic manipulation of anti-doping procedures by Moscow during the 2014 Sochi Games. Putin has previously said that it would be humiliating for his country to compete without national symbols. Bach said he had not spoken with Putin since the sanctions were announced, and suggested Russian athletes and sports leaders would meet Tuesday to discuss competing in Pyeongchang. Read More »