• Antonio Conte Laments Italy World Cup Failure
Antonio Conte Laments Italy World Cup Failure

First of all, I am very sad. Ventura leaves in disgrace, widely criticized for his tactical decisions that left Italy out of football's biggest competition for the first time in six decades. "Now I am very focused to do my best for Chelsea and my only focus now is to try to create a good structure at Chelsea", he said. "It is not the fault of o...

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  • Gymnast Gabby Douglas apologizes for insensitive tweet about sexual abuse
Gymnast Gabby Douglas apologizes for insensitive tweet about sexual abuse

Douglas, 21, responded by advising women to "dress modestly" and "be classy" to avoid enticing "the wrong crowd". As many have noted, young Douglas is entitled to her opinion about the best way to present herself, but calling for all women to observe the same dress code in a conversation about sexual assault amounts to an unfair, victim-blaming d...

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  • Kiwis coach David Kidwell undecided over future
Kiwis coach David Kidwell undecided over future

In the 10 games under Kidwell since he took over September previous year, the Kiwis have won three, drawn one and lost six. A second-half slip-up against Tonga last week meant the New Zealanders squandered a 16-2 halftime lead as Mate Ma'a roared to an 28-22 upset pool play win in Hamilton.

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  • LaVar Ball downplays President Trump's role in helping son
LaVar Ball downplays President Trump's role in helping son

LaVar Ball and President Donald Trump are no strangers when it comes to "going there", so it comes as no surprise whatsoever that Ball responded to the president getting his son out of trouble in China by saying: Trump who? Ball, Riley and Hall were suspended indefinitely Wednesday from UCLA's men's basketball team and admitted they shoplifted...

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  • Podcast: Lakers forget to play defense, lose to Suns at home
Podcast: Lakers forget to play defense, lose to Suns at home

Ulis, Caldwell-Pope and Suns rookie Josh Jackson were given technical fouls following the fracas. Ball scored a season-high 29 points (he also had 11 rebounds and nine assists) against the Suns on October 20 but struggled in the rematch Monday when he tallied only seven on 2-of-10 shooting.

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  • Highlights from Warriors' loss to Celtics, 92-88
Highlights from Warriors' loss to Celtics, 92-88

Irving scored 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter to cap a searing comeback in a tightly contested endgame to stretch their win streak to 14, ending the Warriors seven game run in the process. The real stars of the night for Brad Stevens' crew were Brown (22 points) and Horford (18 points, 11 boards), both of whom made plays all night on offe...

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  • Wisconsin players have message for MI players as they walk off field
Wisconsin players have message for MI players as they walk off field

Wisconsin hosts MI on Saturday in what could be another statement for the Badgers' College Football Playoff hopes. Peters is the second MI quarterback to be knocked out of a game this season. You can catch MI battling Wisconsin on Fox. Wisconsin struggled on offense much of the first half, and its only points before halftime came on spec...

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  • Marco Silva refuses to commit his future to Watford amid Everton speculation
Marco Silva refuses to commit his future to Watford amid Everton speculation

At Olympiakos, at the end of the season we talked and we finished the situation". I do my job normally during the week. I'm having to answer something that isn't my situation. "I really don't know". Silva recognises that Moyes' presence presents his team with a challenge they can not necessarily prepare for. "I saw that [Allardyce's comments] a...

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  • Daniel Hegarty: Tributes and condolences paid for motorcyclist after tragic death
Daniel Hegarty: Tributes and condolences paid for motorcyclist after tragic death

Hegarty was transported immediately to hospital but a statement issued by race organiszrs confirmed that he died while en route there. He died on his way to the hospital. Irwin was leading Peter Hickman in the race by 1.1 seconds when the red flag came out following the incident at the end of lap six. "The win is all irrelevant now and I wouldn...

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  • Goffin stuns Federer to reach London final
Goffin stuns Federer to reach London final

The 36-year-old just dropped a set against the German youngster and thus was largely untroubled. David Goffin got a chance to experience the ATP Finals action a year ago when he stepped in after Gael Monfils was forced to withdraw, and 12 months later he came as a regular competitor of the elite ATP event, occupying the 8th place in the ATP r...

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  • Kyrie Irving Shares Heartfelt Moment With Military Members After Celtics' Win
Kyrie Irving Shares Heartfelt Moment With Military Members After Celtics' Win

Suddenly, those dreams of contention this season seemed to be fading away, and a season that had recently held so much promise looked like it could be a disappointing one. Boston has put together the league's best defense, endured injury scares to its two remaining stars, Irving and Al Horford , and seen young players like Jaylen Brown and rookie...

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  • Spurs blow as Alderweireld faces long spell out
Spurs blow as Alderweireld faces long spell out

The Belgium defender is likely to be the only significant absentee from tomorrow's north London derby with Arsenal as Harry Kane , Dele Alli, Hugo Lloris and Harry Winks are all set to be passed fit. That does not mean today we are above Arsenal. "I think for us it is a massive challenge to stay there and be competitive against a team that...

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  • Muhammad Hafeez suspended for illegal bowling action
Muhammad Hafeez suspended for illegal bowling action

Mohammad Hafeez was reported for suspect bowling action after the third one day global against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates last month. As a result, the 37-year-old was order to stop bowling and remodify his action before being able to apply for re-assessment.

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  • Embiid's 46 leads 76ers past Lakers
Embiid's 46 leads 76ers past Lakers

Embiid's first 30-point, 15-rebound game came Monday, though arguably his best all-around game of the season occurred November 1 against the Hawks. Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma added 24 points, and Jordan Clarkson scored 20 off the bench. The Lakers were outscored by 18 when Ball was on the court. "Why do I think he had an off night?" answered La...

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  • Galatasaray target deal for Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini?
Galatasaray target deal for Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini?

Leggo in Italy are the ones pushing the story, explaining Luciano Spalletti's first move will be to get Javier Pastore from Paris Saint-Germain in January before focusing on Manchester United's "complete midfielder" (that's what they call him) in June.

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  • Sooner National Championship Teams Visit White House
Sooner National Championship Teams Visit White House

The event is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. On Thursday, head coach Dawn Staley said her team was extended an invitation by the White House but has turned it down. And, of course, the president has had some choice words for other NFL players choosing to protest by kneeling during the national anthem. "The only invitation we are thinking abo...

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  • Owner Reached Out To Adam Silver To Replace Roger Goodell
Owner Reached Out To Adam Silver To Replace Roger Goodell

It is safe to say that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was not happy upon initially learning of running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension. The biggest bombshell came from the exchange that reportedly occurred when Goodell originally informed Jones that the National Football League would be handing down a six-game suspension on Elliott...

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  • Chris Paul expected back Thursday after month off
Chris Paul expected back Thursday after month off

Paul was limited in his first game back since the opener, but he didn't seem at all bothered and said afterward that everything felt great. We have Devin Booker slated as our top play tonight, and believe your lineups should be built around him.

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  • Coleman quits Wales, agrees to take over at Sunderland
Coleman quits Wales, agrees to take over at Sunderland

Appointed as the late Gary Speed's successor in January 2012, Coleman will go down as the most successful manager in his country's history after leading Wales to the European Championship semi-finals past year. Robbie Stockdale will remain in charge of the side when they play Millwall on Saturday, but Coleman is expected to be in the dugout for...

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  • When We Weren't Looking, Serena Williams Got Married
When We Weren't Looking, Serena Williams Got Married

Wozniacki (27) looked absolutely stunning in a blue off-shoulder gown. Kim Kardashian , Venus Williams , Beyonce and the members of "New Edition", who played a five-song set during the reception, were spotted arriving at the venue's VIP entrance for the biggest celebrity wedding in recent years.

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  • Jameis Winston says groping allegations are 'false'
Jameis Winston says groping allegations are 'false'

A female Uber driver identified as "Kate" told BuzzFeed News that Winston, who purportedly sat in the front seat of her auto in the early morning hours of March 13, 2016, grabbed her crotch while they waited at a fast-food drive-thru line.

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  • Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea must win every game'
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea must win every game'

I repeat: I don't like to speak about a single player. "But, I think, the six top teams in England have to try. No?" "This is most important". "It was a fantastic moment for me, for the players, for the club, for our fans", Conte said of the 1-0 victory in May.

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  • Bancroft, Paine earn Ashes call-ups
Bancroft, Paine earn Ashes call-ups

In that match, Wade was preferred to Paine as the keeping option. Paine - who has represented Australia in all three global forms of the game - has not made a first-class hundred since 2006. Western Australia batsman Marsh, however, is in line at the age of 34 for his ninth crack at Test cricket - spread over six years and containing 23 caps so...

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  • Hoddle: I can't get my head around this West Ham decision
Hoddle: I can't get my head around this West Ham decision

I still remember the team coach trying to get down the streets near Upton Park", he told the London Evening Standard . West Ham striker Javier Hernandez has said that rumors suggesting that he could be set to move away from the club are false.

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  • Danica Patrick Will Retire From Racing In 2018
Danica Patrick Will Retire From Racing In 2018

It's not as far fetched as it sounds. Patrick admitted that coming into the 2017 season, she faced something she never had to face before - sponsorship woes. Her best finish in the standings has been 24th place, which she achieved in both 2015 and 2016. "I was talking to my agent, Alan (Zucker) about how I wasn't having any fun this year", Patr...

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