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Scrivens '10 Named to Canadian Olympic Team

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More than 100 players participated in four pre-Olympic tournaments to help with the decision-making. The last time the Olympic ice hockey tournament was played without NHL players was at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Games where Canada lost to Sweden in the final. Read More »

Jon Gruden already placing more onus on Derek Carr

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The NFL has yet to address the FPA's statement , but Raiders could be in hot water here. With Jon Gruden taking the reins of the Oakland Raiders ( and being paid handsomely for it ), focus began to shift to the staff that the long-time ESPN analyst would put together. Read More »

Titans say DeMarco Murray won't play again, out for Patriots

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During Brady's tenure the Patriots are 6-1 against the Titans . We said after he suffered a third-degree tear in his right MCL that he would not play even if the Titans made the wild card round. James White , Mike Gillislee and Rex Burkhead are all now listed as questionable for this game, so we may be seeing a lot of Dion Lewis this weekend. Read More »

UCF sign challenges Alabama to home-and-home series

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The electronic billboard spot features an image from the Knights' Peach Bowl win over Auburn and text that reads "Congratulations Alabama!" After Monday night's CFP Championship game, Alabama finished at No. Both teams need a week one opponent that season, and Alabama has proven that they will schedule a good opponent in Florida. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, the billboard is the work of 37 UCF fans. Read More »

Zidane's credit running out for failing to shake Real up

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The second half was not good, but we're not going to go insane about it. Los Rojillos have lost their six meetings with Los Blancos but did beat them 3-1 all the way back in 2000, albeit on home soil. "I'm not protected by what I achieved as a player for this club". "It's hard, we played very well in the first half, but in the second we didn't get out of our half". Read More »

Chicago Bears Hire Mark Helfrich as Offensive Coordinator

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Manheim Central alum Matt Nagy was named the new Chicago Bears head coach. Helfrich worked under Chip Kelly at OR, creating one of the most dynamic offenses in college football. He was the Ducks quarterback coach for eight seasons and offensive coordinator for four years under Chip Kelly. He played for Reid in his final season with the Eagles. Read More »

Chargers will return to London during 2018 season

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The order of those games will be announced closer to the season. The Seahawks will take on the Raiders, and the Chargers will face the Titans . The Jaguars won the AFC South with one of the best defenses in the NFL. 2018's other London games will take place on October 21 and 28, with the Philadelphia Eagles taking on the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Tennessee Titans taking on the Los Angeles Chargers , though which game happens on which date has yet to be decided. Read More »

Louis-based sports agent filmed players showering at his house

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Wood has been fired from his position as the president of baseball for CSE Talent, an Atlanta-based sports agency. Multiple sources told the sports news outlet that Wood filmed clients in the shower. FanRag Sports reported several unnamed players have fired CSE as its agency and noted how "other players (were) being filmed, with their identities being unknown". Read More »

Jay Bruce Returns To Mets On 3-Year Deal

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NY reportedly agreed to a back-loaded deal that will pay Bruce $10 million in 2018 and $14.5 million in each of the following two seasons. When Bruce joined the Indians , it marked the first time that he had played for a team in the American League. Read More »

Warriors' Stephen Curry out against Clippers due to sprained ankle

Though the team released no further information, general manager Bob Myers indicated during an interview with 95.7 The Game that there are no immediate plans for an MRI or an X-ray. Durant, who turned 29 on September 29, would be the second-youngest player in National Basketball Association history to reach the career milestone at 29 years and 103 days, behind only LeBron James , who reached 20,000 points in January 2013 at 28 years and 17 days. Read More »

Eric Staal will represent Wild in NHL All-Star Game

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Green leads the Red Wings in average time on ice (22:39) and also places among team leaders with 20 assists (3rd), 13 power-play points (T2nd), 84 shots on goal (6th), 48 hits (5th) and 44 blocked shots (3rd). Last season, the Wild sent defenseman Ryan Suter, goalie Devan Dubnyk and coach Bruce Boudreau to the All-Star Game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Read More »

The ticketpricing war between Man Utd & Sevilla continues

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Sevilla responded by saying it would subsidize its own supporters' tickets to the Old Trafford match. In an email to ticket holders for that game, Manchester United explained they would be refunding to them 35 pounds. "We will use this increase to subsidise our fans, as we want this to act as a deterrent to future opponents who look to increase ticket prices for our travelling supporters". Read More »

Alabama WR Calvin Ridley entering NFL Draft

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Ridley spent three years at Alabama , with his tenure culminating in his second national championship on Monday night. Ridley announced Wednesday on Twitter that he will forgo his senior year and declare for the 2018 NFL Draft. He tied Dennis Homan for second in career touchdown catches with 18. With Ridley off to the NFL, Alabama will turn to a talented crop of freshman, including Jerry Jeudy , Henry Ruggs and DeVonta Smith , who caught the game-winning touchdown against Georgia. Read More »

Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell fired, reports say

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As of mid-day Wednesday, the Seahawks had not announced Bevell's firing. One possibility is former UW coach Steve Sarkisian , who worked under Carroll at USC from 2001-04 and again from 2006-08, and has been the offensive coordinator with the Atlanta Falcons this season after having worked at Alabama in 2016. Read More »

Pirates trade pitcher Gerrit Cole to Astros

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Instead, he will join an Astros staff that already included Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander . The Pirates selected Cole with the first overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft. The Yankees will now have to look elsewhere if they hope to add another high-end starter in their rotation. The report comes after weeks of speculation that Cole could be headed to the New York Yankees . Read More »

RB Leipzig to Resist Reds Move to Sign Naby Keita Early

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Now that Liverpool's bank balance has been boosted by Coutinho's sale to Barcelona , Klopp certainly has the cash available should he decide he can no longer wait for the Guinean. Balague continued , "Look at Mbappe for instance". Whether or not Liverpool can bring forward their deal for Keita remains to be seen but, last month, Klopp insisted it wasn't going to happen. Read More »

Browns hire Eliot Wolf as assistant GM

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Wolf, 35, graduated from Miami and got an opportunity with the Packers shortly thereafter in 2004 as a pro personnel assistant. Brown had no prior experience evaluating players before January 2016 when he was put in charge of the entire football operation. Read More »

Everton shareholder reveals how 'voodoo message' scuppered Romelu Lukaku deal

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He said: "The situation with Romelu was not financial". His speech last night perhaps explains the club's reluctance to allow fan groups to meet with the new major shareholder. "Then, last summer, we offered him a better deal than Chelsea". "The issue was his brain had gone". Moshiri said that it became increasingly hard for Everton to convince Lukaku to stay from that point, especially with the 24-year-old spending his summer holiday with United midfielder Paul Pogba in Los Angeles. Read More »

Serena Williams Vogue 2018 Cover: Best Tweets & Reactions

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While the first surgery was fine, Serena then experienced several serious health issues in the days after welcoming her baby, and at one point ran out of her hospital room and begged a nurse for a CT scan and IV heparin (blood thinner) as she was convinced she was having a pulmonary embolism , or blockage of an artery in the lungs. Read More »

Signs Point To Matt Patricia As Next Giants Coach

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The New England Patriots defensive coordinator is likely to leave the team this offseason and has already been strongly linked with the Detriot Lions' head coaching job. Leonard believes that after a slew of offense-first head coaches, Patricia is just the type of defense-first coach the Giants need to get back to their glory days. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Still Mad About Eden Hazard Penalty Award

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However, former Arsenal star Nicholas is tipping the home side to take the initiative in the tie by claiming a 3-1 victory over the Gunners in front of their home fans this week. He has refused to rule out sitting in the press box but he is most likely to take up a spot in the middle tier of the East Stand, where Chelsea are set to lay on stewards while Arsenal are expected to bring their own security team. Read More »

Aussies complete 4-0 series win at SCG

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It followed comprehensive losses on the troubled five- Test tour in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. "There have been a few things thrown at us while we have been here but there have been no fractures within the group which is a huge positive for us as people and players moving forward". Read More »

Lawsuit Alleges Google Managers Booed White Men at Company Meetings

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The Dhillon Law Group said it was filing a class action law suit on behalf of James Damore and others it says were discriminated against due to their "perceived conservative political views", their gender and their Caucasian race. Harmeet K. Dhillon , the committeewoman of the Republican National Committee for California, is representing the two men. The other bloke in the suit was David Gudeman who was sacked in 2016 after making comments about a Muslim colleague that implied he ... Read More »

Samoa Joe Out of Mixed Match Challenge Due to Injury

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However, WWE.com reports that he felt a pop in his right foot during the match and now he needs to get it checked out. Elias will now be partners with Bayley . Finally, he signed with the company in 2015. And he called out the legendary John Cena as his main target during the over-the-top rope showcase. Joe sustained a knee injury in August past year which kept him out for two months, just as his program with Roman Reigns was generating main-event level interest. Read More »

Alabama's Nick Saban won't be coaching Giants

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If Belichick had the slightest interest in coming to NY, the front office would lay out the red carpet for his arrival, despite how Collins feels about it. During those brief negotiations two years ago, Saban reportedly wanted $10 million per season which would now match newly-hired Raiders coach Jon Gruden as the highest annually paid head coach in the NFL. Read More »

Iwobi in trouble for attending party before Arsenal defeat to Forest

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With Arsene Wenger serving a touchline ban for his "abusive comments" towards Premier League referee Mike Dean, the North Londoners knew that the once great Forest would not make life easy for them. Wenger, who is now serving a three-match touchline ban for misconduct, expressed hope that his side will bounce back against Chelsea while reiterating his side's poor performance against Forest. Read More »

The NFL is investigating handling of Cam Newton hit

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That game does feel like 10 years ago. "We believe in each other, man", Ingram said. With Cook down due to a torn ACL, the Vikings combined McKinnon and power back Latavius Murray to build the NFL's 7th-ranked rushing offense, but those numbers are inflated because Minnesota played with the lead so many times. Read More »

Olympic hopeful banned after spiking rival's drink

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The federation may expel Suzuki from the sport. Suzuki spiked the drink of rival Seiji Komatsu with an anabolic steroid , causing him to fail a doping test, the Japan Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday. Sure, I've just found out of the Japanese Canoe Federation's existence, as well as kayaking's existence in the Olympics, and the fact that it's actually called "Canoe Sprint", but this mockery can not continue. Read More »

AC Milan Reject Offer of Theo Walcott in Fresh Rumours

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Walcott was recently offered to a trio of Serie A clubs in the shape of AC Milan , Inter and Roma, but while the Italian outfits have been thinking about a deal, they have yet to make an approach; Arsenal want an outright sale or loan with an obligation to buy. Read More »

Guardiola hails 'fantastic' City, expects 'tough' trip to Bristol

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Johnson, who last season received a death threat and had to move house as a result after Bristol City lost eight matches in a row, said he was proud of his players. Jens Hegeler (knee), Gary O'Neil (knee), Callum O'Dowda (ankle) and Ivan Lucic (knee) are long-term absentees. "They are playing unbelievably well and they've got great players, but we know in football that anything's possible. Read More »

Packers to name Pettine defensive coordinator

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Pettine, formerly the head coach of the Cleveland Browns , is from the Baltimore Ravens' model of aggressive defense. Pettine replaces Dom Capers , who was sacked after spending nine seasons as Green Bay's defensive coordinator. Other candidates for Green Bay's defensive coordinator position included current Chargers defensive coordinator Gus Bradley , and current Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio . Read More »

Kirk Herbstreit makes big prediction about Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama after national title

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You can pencil Alabama in next year's College Football Playoff and I'm not going to bet against them not winning it all because the math says the odds are ever in their favor. On a night when Damien Harris and Bo Scarbrough were bottled up by the Georgia defense for a combined 40 yards on 10 carries, Alabama had to turn to another freshman to inject some life into the stagnant offense. Read More »

Bombers legend Mark Thompson linked to Melbourne raid

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Thompson, 54, was arrested yesterday and questioned by police but he has been released without charge. A 31-year-old man from Lara, near Geelong, and a 28-year-old Port Melbourne man were remanded in custody after being charged with drug trafficking on Tuesday. Read More »

Georgia QB Jacob Eason reportedly transferring to Washington

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As a true freshman, Eason started the final 12 games of the 2016 season after replacing Greyson Lambert in the opener. His presence certainly wouldn't affect Eason negatively, though, as the latter will be subject to transfer rules that state a player must sit out a full season unless granted a special waiver by the NCAA. Read More »

Panthers fire O-coordinator Mike Shula, QBs coach Ken Dorsey

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Shula had been with the Panthers for seven years, starting out as quarterbacks coach before being promoted in 2013, when Dorsey took up his previous role. He had success in his first season in 2011 en route to helping quarterback Cam Newton earn the AP Rookie of the Year Award after Carolina drafted the Auburn product with the No. Read More »

Video Of President Trump Singing National Anthem Going Viral

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This book already initially created doubts as to whether Trump was capable enough to rule the country. The President had previously condemned the action of some athletes who chose to kneel during the national anthem before NFL games. On the way to the game on Monday, Trump signed a law creating a new national historic park for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. President Trump is the oldest person to be elected president in US history, and his memory has often been called into question. Read More »

Stoke miss out on Gary Rowett as manager signs new Derby deal

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Rowett, a former Cowes High School pupil, has led Derby to second in the Sky Bet Championship this season. "I would also like to thank our chairman, Mel Morris, for the support and guidance he has provided in so many areas of the club". 'I'm massively committed to finally getting this team back into the Premier League. Along with Republic of Ireland head coach Martin O'Neill, the top flight strugglers had also wishes to speak to Rowett as they seek a full time replacement for Hughes. Read More »

Anti-Trump protest planned ahead of championship game

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Trump also attended the Army-Navy football game in 2016, after he was elected but before he was inaugurated as president. "The Atlanta NAACP will not be officially participating in a protest outside at the game". This prompted a response from Richard Rose , the president of the Atlanta NAACP chapter, who said in a message to Trump on MSNBC that if Atlanta is "so bad, don't come". Read More »

Newcastle U23 boss Beardsley under investigation for racist abuse

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According to Press Association , a multimedia news agency operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland, Ben El-Mhanni has lodged a complaint against Beardsley. For the record, Yasin Ben El-Mhanni, was born in shepherd's Bush in London. In 2003, he and Academy director Kenny Wharton were cleared after an FA Premier League inquiry dismissed allegations of bullying made by youth players James Beaumont and Ross Gardner. Read More »

National Football League source: Lions have picked next head coach

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It's interesting when you go through it. While Belichick largely avoiding commenting on the report, he offered a one-word response when asked if he planned to be back with the Patriots in 2018. "He has, we're told, a very good relationship with Lions G.M. Bob Quinn, who previously worked for the Patriots ". "That's kind of my main thing right now". Read More »