• Jose Mourinho wouldn't stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic leaving Man United
Jose Mourinho wouldn't stop Zlatan Ibrahimovic leaving Man United

A deal is yet to be agreed for Ibrahimovic, though it is believed he would not take up a designated player spot. It's unclear at this point if sponsors or other sources are kicking in money to augment Ibrahimovic's salary. Ibrahimovic is out of contract at the end of the season and may depart if club's in China and the US make a move to nab him. ...

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  • Cardiff City man issues honest message following controversial FA Cup incident
Cardiff City man issues honest message following controversial FA Cup incident

Manchester City's Leroy Sane, right, falls after being fouled by Cardiff City's Joe Bennett , left, during the English FA Cup fourth round soccer match between Cardiff City and Manchester City at Cardiff City stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Sunday, Jan.

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  • Day and Noren deadlocked at Torrey Pines
Day and Noren deadlocked at Torrey Pines

For the third day in a row, Woods hit just three of 14 fairways but ground out a respectable score with another incredible short-game scrambling performance. "I got a lot out of my rounds. There was a couple of bogeys I would like to take back, but having four birdies is really good". But I was scoring. A week in which he made the cut and finishe...

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  • Bayern Munich fight back to put five past Hoffenheim
Bayern Munich fight back to put five past Hoffenheim

The Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and Hoffenheim will be broadcast on FS2. Hoffenheim took the lead after just three minutes when Mark Uth tapped home Serge Gnabry's saved penalty, after Joshua Kimmich had brought down the latter in the box.

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  • Two Missouri reserves ejected after tussle in SC game
Two Missouri reserves ejected after tussle in SC game

But it exploded into much more as a scrum broke out between South Carolina's Alexis Jennings and Mizzou's Sophie Cunningham over a jump ball. The first time Mizzou and SC met three weeks earlier in Columbia, Mo., Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley was ejected for drawing two technical fouls and later complained about officiating and Mizzou's rough style...

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  • England beat Australia to clinch ODI series
England beat Australia to clinch ODI series

Australia's Steve Smith , who has gone from a conquering hero in the Ashes to an embattled batsman and captain since switching formats, insisted he had the appetite to revive his side's fortunes. Amid talk of potential sweeping changes to Australia's 50-over team, Smith was quoted by ESPNCricinfo as saying: "I'm happy leading these boys at the ...

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  • Philly's Iconic Rocky Balboa statue turned into a Patriots fan
Philly's Iconic Rocky Balboa statue turned into a Patriots fan

We're the (expletive) Patriots , you know", a frustrated Brady says, seemingly mocking the idea that the Patriots can just show up and win. We've all seen the Internet memes that suggest Belichick and Brady have the refs in their pockets.

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  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Jonny Evans
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Jonny Evans

Aubamenyang is believed to be pushing hard to get the move through, especially after being booed by Dortmund's supporters during Saturday's 2-2 draw against Freiburg. "We have up to now refused them all". But Marcos Rodriguez of Don Balon reveals that the Gabonese striker has been approached by two other clubs this January - Atletico Madrid and...

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  • Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski returns to practice on Saturday
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski returns to practice on Saturday

That sort of success does not come without some heroes, and earlier this week, those heroes were recognized. Still, all signs point toward Gronkowski being able to play in the Super Bowl. "Obviously they're ahead of me, obviously I'm behind in preparation, but we still have time", Brown said. The Patriots are aiming for their third Super Bo...

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  • Morata injury boost, £35m Arsenal deal, Musonda to Celtic
Morata injury boost, £35m Arsenal deal, Musonda to Celtic

Giroud has been heavily linked with a switch to Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund , mainly as part of a deal that would see Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang join the Gunners , but there are a number of clubs reportedly interested in the French worldwide.

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  • Howie Roseman's master plan has Eagles in the Super Bowl
Howie Roseman's master plan has Eagles in the Super Bowl

The Eagles have one of the deepest defensive-line rotations in the NFL . Sometimes referred to as "the genius", Belichick time and time again has found the right players to thrive in positions no one else would've ever thought. So, with a week to go and tons of hype to go before the big game, our Samsonite Make Your Case question of the week is:...

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  • Jurgen Klopp expects Emre Can to run down his Liverpool contract
Jurgen Klopp expects Emre Can to run down his Liverpool contract

The Baggies thought they went 3-1 up at Anfield when Craig Dawson headed past Simon Mignolet from a corner in the 19th minute, but after referee Craig Pawson consulted with VAR Andre Marriner - a process that took just over a minute - the effort was disallowed, due to Gareth Barry having been offside.

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  • Chelsea and Man City ease into FA Cup fifth round
Chelsea and Man City ease into FA Cup fifth round

However, Conte is keen to keep the former Marseille man: "We are talking about a player who has been working with us for one year and-a-half". "Scoring goals is important for strikers' confidence". It looks like Manchester City are going to win the Premier League and the Champions League is going to be tough for Chelsea because they p...

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  • Kings coach Joerger exits after suffering dizzy spell
Kings coach Joerger exits after suffering dizzy spell

Joerger was up yelling onto the court and clapped his hands before going down to a knee in front of trainer Pete Youngman and Turner. He was then escorted to the locker room as a precaution. "You never want to see anybody not feeling good", Hill said. Rudy Gay (right heel bursitis) and Kawhi Leonard (continuing rehab from an offseason quad injury) ...

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  • Michigan State vs. Maryland
Michigan State vs. Maryland

That's all well and good, but with all that has gone at Michigan State this week - the Larry Nassar sentencing and an ESPN report of university officials suppressing sexual assault accusations against athletes - Sunday probably wasn't the best time to break out the "We Talk We Listen" shirts.

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  • Nhl All-Star Game To Be Played In San Jose Next Year
Nhl All-Star Game To Be Played In San Jose Next Year

While the NFL's Pro Bowl doesn't travel around as much, the last time Philadelphia hosted an All-Star Game was the NBA's in 2002, while the Phillies also hosted six years earlier. I think we all believe in it, all believe we can find our way into the playoffs. "A lot of casual viewers that maybe aren't hockey fans, they watch USA-Canada".

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  • Thunder's Andre Roberson Stretchered Off After Nasty Fall, Reportedly Ruptures Patellar Tendon
Thunder's Andre Roberson Stretchered Off After Nasty Fall, Reportedly Ruptures Patellar Tendon

Wall was selected to his fifth All-Star team as a reserve on Tuesday despite missing a total of nine games in late November and early December with the sore knee. With the Sixers trailing 13-10 a little more than midway through the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Embiid took a pass from star rookie point guard Ben Simmons at the top of th...

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  • LeGarrette Blount in 'enemy mode' vs. Pats until after Super Bowl
LeGarrette Blount in 'enemy mode' vs. Pats until after Super Bowl

The Vikings came too close, not really to playing here but to playing this week in the Super Bowl , something they haven't done since 1977. You saw past year they weren't the most talented team. In a recent column, Shaughnessy spoke with former Phillies and Red Sox manager Terry Francona about the differences between the two fan bases. Dozens ...

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  • Abdulsalami speaks Yoruba in banter with Buhari, Obasanjo
Abdulsalami speaks Yoruba in banter with Buhari, Obasanjo

Obasanjo had in a widely publicised press statement last week gave a damning verdict on the administration led by Buhari. "It will amount to foolishness and disservice for any Nigerian to stand in his way, if anyone from the North other than President Buhari becomes the president in 2019, such move will destabilise our country and shortchange the...

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  • Malcom Brown joins Rob Gronkowski as Patriots have ideal practice attendance
Malcom Brown joins Rob Gronkowski as Patriots have ideal practice attendance

Eagles fans are ready to watch their team take on the Patriots in the Super Bowl . Still, the team has expressed confidence that Gronkowski will be ready to go against the Eagles , and it's hard to envision him not being on the field February 4 in Minneapolis.

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  • PSG star Pastore rejects Liverpool
PSG star Pastore rejects Liverpool

Here I'm very good, I'm very happy and it's my city. "If I'm not in the squad at the end of the season and I stayed here and I did not play, it will stay in my head until the end of my career". "I'm 14th in the coach's pecking order". And former Palermo player Pastore acknowledged a return to Italy may be the best step for this stage in his c...

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  • Messi magic snares Barcelona La Liga win
Messi magic snares Barcelona La Liga win

Lionel Messi scored a stunning late free-kick as Barcelona came from behind to beat Alaves and maintain their unbeaten start to LaLiga. Coutinho was substituted midway through the second half, and minutes later Luis Suarez equalised from Andres Iniesta's cross to break Alaves' resolve.

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  • Is the Wanderers pitch is unfit for Test cricket?
Is the Wanderers pitch is unfit for Test cricket?

The match, somewhat, became the stuff of Ripley's Believe it or Not. The fortunes of the sides suddenly changed, like never before. AB de Villiers, skipper Faf du Plessis , Quinton de Cock had fallen cheaply to the Indian bowlers. IBTimes India has compiled a list of reactions to India's valiant batting show on Day 3 of the ongoing Johannesbu...

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  • 5-star safety Brian Williams picks Texas A&M over Texas, others
5-star safety Brian Williams picks Texas A&M over Texas, others

This time of the year is usually reserved for marquee conference matchups, but thanks to the Big 12/SEC Challenge there's now a disjointed pause in the big 12 schedule. "Our team is better than we've been playing, and it's my job to get them better", A&M coach Billy Kennedy said. Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) pulls a rebound from Texas A&...

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  • Aubameyang back in Dortmund team, transfer still possible
Aubameyang back in Dortmund team, transfer still possible

He was suspended by the club for their match against Wolfsburg two weeks ago for missing a team meeting. Dortmund are in danger of losing further ground on the top four places that guarantee direct qualification for the Champions League group stages, and Zorc said: "Of course I'm anxious, especially as we had two home games, in which we thought...

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