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Cavaliers hope for Christmas revenge on the Curry-less Warriors

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Christmas comes but once a year, and for fans of the National Basketball Association there's been something a little more to look forward to across the past three seasons. The first half we were really complaining to the refs most of the half. "So if we weren't playing Cleveland on Christmas and I told you Steph hasn't played in a three-on-three game, hasn't had any contact at all and the game is 48 hours from now, you'd say, 'oh, Steph's not going to play'". Read More »

Arsenal v Liverpool: 5 things we learned

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Liverpool have reached the halfway stage in the 2017/18 campaign, but how much do you know about the Reds' performances this season so far? Coming here and creating these type of chances is not easy. He said: "We felt we didn't do ourselves justice in the first half. We could've potentially won it in the end but I think we're the most disappointed team". Read More »

Ozil Involved In Another Big Match Goal For Arsenal Following Liverpool clash

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Jurgen Klopp , however, won't be smiling at this result either. City have been the best team in the Premier League this season and are running away with the title at the moment. I remember that we lost it. He has mainly been used as a right-sided forward but was deployed in a central striker role for most of Friday's 3-3 draw against Arsenal as he added to his staggering season tally. Read More »

Fresno State vs Houston in Hawaii Bowl

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However, once they entered conference play, the Bulldogs started to roll and made their way to the Mountain West Championship in which they fell to Boise State a week after beating the Broncos. King completed 73 percent of his passes for 832 yards with four touchdowns and one interception and rushed 29 times for 212 yards and five touchdowns. Read More »

Daryl Strawberry Admits He Used to Have Sex Between Innings

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He also confirmed that some of his teammates and coaches covered for him if he wanted to squeeze in a quickie during a game. You know, I thought it was pretty cool. He has also written a book, Don't Give Up On Me: Shedding Light on Addiction with Darryl Strawberry , and he told Dr. Oz that he previously reached out to former National Basketball Association player Lamar Odom to help him with his struggles. Read More »

Refocused: San Francisco 49ers 44, Jacksonville Jaguars 33

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A field goal would have kept it a one-score game. As a team that is striving to become elite, this is an issue they will need to overcome in the future because that's simply what the good teams do. Church called the emotions of the day "super conflicting". "We just have to get better". "Robbie (Gould) told me it was for him", Shanahan said. We've won 10 football games. Read More »

Controversial replay overturns apparent Kelvin Benjamin touchdown

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With Rex Burkhead and James White on the shelf for the afternoon, Dion Lewis exploded for a career-high 129 yards rushing as the featured back. After a lengthy review, referee Craig Wrolstad announced the reversal, and the Bills kicked a field goal to send the game into the half tied at 13. Read More »

Chargers Remain Alive for Postseason In Win Against Jets

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The loss dropped the Jets to 5-10. That won't happen, however, if the Jets are able to beat them and pick up another surprising win this the season. The Jets then handed the ball to Bilal Powell three straight times. The game was scoreless until almost midway through the second quarter, when Los Angeles tight end Antonio Gates hauled in a three-yard touchdown catch, beating Jamal Adams on a slant. Read More »

Patriots benefit from another overturned TD call, Twitter erupts

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Bills wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin appeared to catch a touchdown pass in the back of the end zone, and it was ruled as such on the field. Officials initially ruled Kelvin Benjamin caught Tyrod Taylor's pass in the end zone, and was able to get both feet down before being run out of bounds by defenders. Read More »

First Buttocks Interception Ever? Watch New Orleans Saints Player Pull Off Move

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The Saints are hoping that a Super Bowl championship is their lasting memory of the 2017 season, but Lattimore intercepting a pass with his backside will be played in highlight packages until the end of time. That is no lump of coal that hit a New Orleans Saints cornerback's rump on Sunday, but rather, Christmas came early for Marshon Lattimore . The first came on a 54-yard scoring bomb from Drew Brees to Ted Ginn Jr . Read More »

Knee Issues? Rafael Nadal Withdraws From Abu Dhabi, Still Entered In Brisbane

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However, the American is planning to defend her title Down Under and playing in Abu Dhabi will be the start of her preparations for the opening major of they year at Melbourne Park. After reaching the final of the Australian Open in the beginning of 2017, Nadal followed it up with winning ATP title at clay before winning his record 10th French Open title. Read More »

Wilshere looking to seal regular first-team spot at Arsenal

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One thing Arsenal know they simply have to do this season is amass enough points to get into the top four, and after a draw with Liverpool, coming back from two goals down, the Gunners are now a point off the top four, and know they need too do more work in order to get into the Champions League spots come the end of the season. Read More »

All signs point toward Osweiler starting Sunday for Broncos

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Coach Vance Joseph said through the week that Osweiler and Paxton Lynch had split the work with the starting offense "half and half, " as the Broncos wanted to evaluate Lynch's recovery from an ankle injury that he suffered in his only start of the season - November 26 against the Oakland Raiders . Read More »

Rockets GM Says Houston Is Obsessed With How To Beat Warriors

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The Clippers have improved to 13-18 but sit 10th in the western conference while Houston's win-loss record is 25-6. The Lakers stretched that lead to 10 points before the Rockets could muster a reply that fell short. Paul and Rockets superstar James Harden have reportedly been plotting ways to dethrone the Warriors, the reigning National Basketball Association champions. Read More »

Manchester United preparing £25m bid for Fulham full-back Ryan Sessegnon

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Sessegnon is also comfortable playing further up the field and he's well-known for his attacking capabilities. They'll want a bid closer to the £30 million range but that would be no problem to any of the clubs who want to sing him. Today, the latest on Ryan Sessegnon ... It has been reported that United manager Jose Mourinho is ready to loan the 17-year-old left-back back to Fulham for the rest of the season in order to secure his services. Read More »

Guardiola on Man City thrashing: I'm so happy. Merry Christmas everyone!

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The build-up to yesterday's contest was dogged by talk of Aguero's supposed discontent at the Etihad Stadium as Guardiola continues to rotate his starting XI. In the past it was a bit scary for him. They have an unbelievable relationship between them, the locker room - it's a dream to go in there everyday and see them. Read More »

Appalachian State rolls over Toledo in Dollar General Bowl

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This will be their third bowl game after going to the Camelia Bowl the last two season. Toledo senior quarterback Logan Woodside had thrown all of five interceptions the entire season prior to Saturday, before tossing three into the hands of App State defenders on Saturday. Read More »

Kerr: "It would be completely irresponsible" if Stephen Curry played against Cleveland

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In addition, a Cavaliers roster that was completely revamped over the offseason doesn't resemble last year's Finals team, while a more controversial aspect is that the Warriors reportedly don't feel the Cavaliers are a threat. Draymond Green recently missed four games due to a shoulder injury, but the former Michigan State Spartan was able to re-join his teammates for Golden State's 113-106 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. Read More »

NBA Wrap: Harris helps Denver slay Warriors

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Nikola Jokic had 18 points, Wilson Chandler and Trey Lyles scored 15 apiece and Jamal Murray 14 for balanced Denver, which shot 46.3 percent from the field and 7-for-28 (25.0 percent) on 3-pointers. Mike Scott scored 18 points, while Otto Porter Jr. and Bradley Beal each had 17 as Washington handed injury-ravaged Orlando its eighth straight defeat 130-103. Read More »

Conte calls Everton best outside top six

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Conte's side increased the woes of Eddie Howe as the won 2-1 at Stamford Bridge thanks to Alvaro Morata's stoppage-time victor, which came immediately after Dan Gosling had equalised for the visitors. I think the best way for me is not to read [anything] and only talk with the club, and then to try to improve our squad if this is possible. "The most important thing is we are in the semi-finals, looking on the bright side". Read More »

Real Madrid defender sends a warning to the opponents ahead of 2018

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And on Saturday Lionel Messi showed exactly why this command is so important, when he continued playing after losing his BOOT, picked out his teammate with a cross, and killed Real Madrid off in the dying embers of El Clasico . The goal meant Messi now leads Europe's Golden Boot race for 2017 with 54 goals, one ahead of Ronaldo with Harry Kane (53 goals) the only player who can overtake him. Read More »

UCLA QB Josh Rosen will sit out Cactus Bowl

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Fisch, who has coached Rosen since he was hired as the offensive coordinator last January, felt there was another area where his signal-caller was far more polished. I don't know that there's anything that really separates (Rosen). That's not just my opinion; I think that's virtually everyone's opinion. We'll update this story with any further information on Rosen. Read More »

Kentucky falls to UCLA in CBS Sports Classic

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Kentucky hit only two of 10 three-point shots in the first half. "It's always special when you can play where your brother's played", Holiday said. "We're better than this", said Kentucky coach John Calipari, who harped on his players' poor decision-making and inconsistent effort. Read More »

Auston Matthews Returns from Injury

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Just play my game and have fun. Auston Matthews had a goal and an assist in his return from a concussion to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night. Nylander scored the game's first goal at 17:14 of the opening frame when Matthews delivered a backhand pass to set up a one-timer. "They deemed me obviously out, so I went through all that stuff and I feel great now". Read More »

Ravens control playoff destiny with win over Colts

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Vinatieri's 30-yard field goal pulled the Colts to within 23-16 with 4:33 left in the game. Anthony Walker blocked a Baltimore punt giving the Colts good field position on the Raven's 27, trailing 23-16 with 2:36 left to play. Much of this has been due to the inconsistency that Joe Flacco has had throwing the ball, but Maclin has played a significant factor in that as well. Read More »

Armed Forces Bowl: 3 takeaways from San Diego State-Army

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The Black Knights ran 91 plays to the Aztecs' 30 and held the ball for 46:00 to San Diego State's 13:53. Penny's breakout performance came in Week 2 against Arizona State, when he rushed for 216 yards on 18 carries, including a 95-yard touchdown run. Read More »

MI native, longtime broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at 82

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His work was celebrated in a host of honors, including the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award (2015), the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Rozelle Award (1999) and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Gowdy Award (1995). Read More »

Suns reportedly releasing point guard Mike James

Assuming Canaan sticks around, he will continue to eat into the playing time of Tyler Ulis and Mike James (who was a DNP-CD on Thursday night). General manager Ryan McDonough said that Isaiah Canaan has likely earned a spot on the Suns roster for the rest of this season. Read More »

Wilshere closing in on Arsenal deal

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Wilshere is in the final six months of his current deal at the Emirates but, despite insisting he wants to continue his career with his boyhood club, had looked certain to leave as the Gunners refrained from offering him a new deal. Given how both halves panned out, the manager deemed it a fair result in the grand scheme of things. "I must give credit to the players because even at 2-0 we didn't give in, and we've shown again great spirit to come back". Read More »

Steelers release LB James Harrison, activate OT Marcus Gilbert

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He has started 107 of 177 regular-season games played in Pittsburgh. After spending two years on the Steelers' practice squad, Harrison got his chance to play on the 53-man roster in 2004, playing in all 16 games and finishing with 45 tackles, a sack, a fumble recovery and a defensive touchdown. Read More »

Southampton not in talks with Man City over Van Dijk transfer

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Click on the video above to watch Yoshida's interview . During the summer, the Saints centre-back attracted interest from City, Liverpool and Chelsea but when Liverpool dropped out of the running due to their excessive approach, neither City or Chelsea were able to wrap up a deal. Read More »

Harry Kane admit Alan Shearer's inspired landmark treble

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Kane now has one chance to break Shearer's record, with Tottenham at home to out-of-form Southampton on Boxing Day. Kane's triple means he has now scored 53 goals in all competitive games for club and country this year, leaving him just a goal behind Barcelona's Argentine master Lionel Messi. Read More »

How to watch vs Golden State Warriors

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The Lakers used a similar starting lineup to the one that beat the Rockets on Wednesday. The Lakers are entering tonight's game off their best victory of the season. The stats have been fantastic - Kuzma joined Jerry West and Elgin Baylor as the only Lakers rookies to score 25 or more points in three straight games, while Lonzo made a career-high five 3-pointers on Friday against the Warriors en route to 24 points, the most he's scored since the second game of his career against ... Read More »

Wagner signs for Bayern

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BAYERN MUNICH star Kingsley Coman has signed a new six-year contract, keeping him at the club until at least 2023. With Thomas Muller not at his best this season, there have been times when the Bayern boss has had to get creative with his centre-forward options, with combative midfielder Arturo Vidal occupying the position earlier in the campaign at one point. Read More »

Westbrook buries game-winning three-point to down the Hawks

The Hawks have yet to win consecutive games this season and their starters were outscored 77-49 by the Pacers' starting five. The Hawks (7-24) have the worst record in the National Basketball Association but have a better record on the road (4-11) than at Philips Arena (3-13). Read More »

Mohamed Salah wants to win titles with Liverpool

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They last won a trophy in 2012 when they beat Cardiff in the League Cup final. However, he has won the fans over with his electric performances and is a huge reason the Reds are now sitting in the Premier League's top four. Salah and Mane are nominated for CAF Player of the Year, alongside Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. "We are friends. We are very close to each other". Read More »

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Wyoming Uses Defense To Defeat Central Michigan

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He was named the game's MVP. Rothe, after Wyoming's interception, made his second field goal of the game from 28 yards out, giving his team a 27-7 lead over the Chippewas. The graduate transfer from MI connected with sophomore running back Jonathan Ward on a wheel route, which he took 74 yards to the end zone with 3:10 left in the first quarter, cutting CMU's deficit to seven points. Read More »

Conte laments fortune before Everton clash

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He added: "It was important, because to go and to play 30 minutes more, I think it was a bit risky". At this moment, I'm ready to continue to play with all these players. Last season he didn't play. "They are showing me great commitment, great behaviour, and I'm very happy to work with these players". I'd like to spend a good Christmas with a good game, a good win. Read More »

India aim to whitewash Sri Lanka in Mumbai T20I

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Rohit felt India's successful showing against Sri Lanka would help the team's momentum ahead of the South Africa tour. Indian captain Rohit Sharma notched up a century off just 35 balls besides also sharing a huge partnership of 161 runs with KL Rahul (89) for the opening wicket to guide the hosts to 260 for 5 in their 20 overs. Read More »

Everton to keep James McCarthy, Sandro Ramirez?

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Ross Barkley's future is in his own hands amid speculation linking the midfielder with a January move, Everton boss Sam Allardyce has said. "Ross had a bit of run out [in training] and I think if everything continues the way it is, he will be back early January", Allardyce told reporters at a news conference ahead of Saturday's visit of Chelsea . Read More »

Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak

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With the victory, the Lakers ended Rockets' 14-game winning streak which began with a 142-116 win over the Phoenix Suns on November 16. As good as Kuzma's entire game was, his second half paled in comparison to his first where he went a flawless nine for nine from the floor and seven for seven from three-point range. Read More »

Toys R Us in pension talks to help stave off collapse

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The PPF said the new offer from the company was composed of a payment of £3.8m in 2018, with a further £6m promised over 2019 and 2020. The pension deficit recovery plan has also been shortened from 15 years to 10 years. "The company has undertaken to seek additional support from the United States parent company for the new plan for the pension scheme", Mr Weir said. Read More »

PDP Accuses APC Of Being Behind Splinter Group

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A statement by the national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Wednesday in reaction to the emergence of a splinter group in the party, stated that "The PDP is completely unperturbed by the comical act of some individuals who make outlandish claims in the media regarding our party". Read More »

Notre Dame suspends TE Alize Mack, 3rd player scratched from Citrus Bowl

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Indefinitely suspended Notre Dame sophomore WR Kevin Stepherson was charged with marijuana possession, speeding and lack of a valid driver's license one day before he was cited for shoplifting. Stepherson was suspended for the first four games of the season for an unspecified team rules violation. This is Stepherson's third incident with law enforcement in the past 16 months. Read More »

Stock In Spotlight: Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN)

About 576,987 shares traded. It has underperformed by 52.75% the S&P500. Crestwood Advisors Llc sold 26,700 shares as Devon Energy Corp New Com ( DVN)'s stock declined 13.09%. Parkside Natl Bank And holds 0% or 23 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:WMB). Utd Services Automobile Association reported 0.06% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. Read More »