• Notre Dame Can't Undo NCAA Homework Scandal Sanction
Notre Dame Can't Undo NCAA Homework Scandal Sanction

The NCAA said the trainer was employed by the athletic department from the fall of 2009 through the spring of 2013 and "partially or wholly completed numerous academic assignments for football student-athletes in numerous courses" from 2011 into 2013.

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  • TMO was wrong Wales are told, angering England coach
TMO was wrong Wales are told, angering England coach

A World Rugby spokesperson said: 'World Rugby has clarified to the Wales team management as part of the usual review process with teams that the TMO made an error in the application of law during the England versus Wales match at Twickenham .

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  • Eagles Super Bowl TD shouldn't have counted, ex-VP of officials says
Eagles Super Bowl TD shouldn't have counted, ex-VP of officials says

At the very least, it was the biggest gamble Eagles head coach Doug Pederson made in Super Bowl LII , and it paid immediate dividends. This needs to be said up front: the officials didn't cost the Patriots Super Bowl LII. 'We always use a yard [within the line of scrimmage], maybe a yard-and-a-half, ' Pereira said. But that's two. And even ...

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  • Japanese Snowboarder Stretchered Out Of Olympic Halfpipe After Nasty Fall
Japanese Snowboarder Stretchered Out Of Olympic Halfpipe After Nasty Fall

The Japanese teenager crashed into the lip during his run while attempting a double cork jump. "He was moving, but getting dragged off on a stretcher", the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore wrote on Twitter . But it was during the second run which saw Totsuka suffer a gut-wrenching crash and immediately silence the crowd. Totsuka managed to sit up ...

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  • Shaun White wins third halfpipe gold medal after stunning final run
Shaun White wins third halfpipe gold medal after stunning final run

If the term "cab double cork 1440" sounds vaguely familiar, that's because it was the big trick (the one often referred to as a "YOLO flip") that Podladtchikov used to help him win gold four years ago in Sochi. "I looked down the mountain and said to myself, "you know you've got this, it's what you've done your whole life, stay with the moment an...

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  • USA men stunned by Slovenia in Olympic hockey opener
USA men stunned by Slovenia in Olympic hockey opener

A team who have earned a reputation for punching above their weight, Slovenia captain Jan Mursak tied the game with under two minutes to go by tapping home a rebound and scored the victor less than a minute into sudden-death overtime. US coach Tony Granato showed a lot of trust in Greenway by having him center the top line with Ryan Stoa and ca...

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  • Canadian curling pair Morris and Lawes add gold to the mix
Canadian curling pair Morris and Lawes add gold to the mix

Two former gold medalists from curling insane Canada facing off against the defending World Champions from Switzerland. The Swiss, after a long ponder, tried setting up for a multi-point end in the six, with a mess of stones in the house, but a wow shot by Lawes resulted in a steal for two and that's all she wrote.

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  • Mariano Rajoy: Real Madrid should not sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain
Mariano Rajoy: Real Madrid should not sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain

Los Blancos have had a miserable campaign in La Liga , now sitting in fourth place and 17 points behind leaders Barcelona . Ronaldo's future also had no bearing on Bale's future plans, Barnett said, as he did not need the Portuguese to leave in order to be acknowledged as a key player in Madrid's team.

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  • Michigan State interim president blasts ESPN report
Michigan State interim president blasts ESPN report

Per Murphy, the faculty wanted an interim president choice with " more academic experience and more experience in dealing with sexual assault issues". In Tuesday's email , Engler acknowledged that questions about how something on this scale could have happened at MSU, and what must be done to prevent it from ever happening again are the subject...

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  • India beat SA, take series 4-1 By
India beat SA, take series 4-1 By

India: Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan , Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane , Shreyas Iyer , MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah , Yuzvendra Chahal. The spin duo gave away 100 runs in their 19.2 overs and took six wickets and along with Pandya, they squeezed the runs in the middle overs. "...

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  • Tiger Woods issues brutal slapdown of rivals at Genesis Open
Tiger Woods issues brutal slapdown of rivals at Genesis Open

Woods is still on his way back from injury and will play in only his second event of the season after showing promising signs in his ninth-placed finish at the Hero World Challenge. Woods then added, "It would be a great sign if I do play and a smart sign if I didn't play, " joking with reporters about his intentional ambiguity.

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  • Ajax starlet Justin Kluivert open to future Arsenal move
Ajax starlet Justin Kluivert open to future Arsenal move

Kluivert's contract expires in June 2019 and talks have begun over a new deal with the capital club, but director of football Overmars says they have had to deal with approaches for him and a few of his highly-rated team-mates. Kluivert has scored seven goals and contributed four assists in 25 appearances this season. Of late, Kluivert has had t...

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  • Winter Olympics: Eric Radford becomes first openly gay man to win gold
Winter Olympics: Eric Radford becomes first openly gay man to win gold

But Radford's win signals a major first in the Winter Games, which had previously hosted LGBTQ athletes, but never a gold medalist. Radford originally came out in December 2014 , a little less than a year after the 2014 Olympics in Sochi concluded.

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  • Chelsea skipper Gary Cahill
Chelsea skipper Gary Cahill "devastated" at Ryan Mason retirement

Mason suffered the injury when he was playing against Chelsea in January previous year, following an aerial collision with his England team-mate Gary Cahill , and needed life-saving surgery in a hospital in London which relieved pressure on his brain.

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  • Shaun White was epic, with more 2018 Winter Olympics ahead Feb. 14
Shaun White was epic, with more 2018 Winter Olympics ahead Feb. 14

It was an emotional comeback for White after Hirano had nailed a ridiculous series of stunning flips and twists to score a 95.25 on his second run , one point better than White had posted earlier. The last man to go, and with Hirano's second-round score still the one to beat, the man they call the "Flying Tomato" delivered an nearly flawless run a...

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  • Chloe Kim's Proud Dad Made The Sweetest Homemade Sign For The Olympics
Chloe Kim's Proud Dad Made The Sweetest Homemade Sign For The Olympics

Her second run down the hill she can't remember what she listened to. Any sort of picture would do. It was a circus. He's planning on linking back-to-back double-cork 1440s, a combination seen only once before the in the halfpipe when Hirano spun the dizzying tricks at last month's Aspen X Games.

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  • Klopp gives Karius No. 1 backing, with glove
Klopp gives Karius No. 1 backing, with glove

I have had a lot of experience but it definitely helps when you play regularly instead of coming in and out of the team". Liverpool are in the last 16 for the first time in nine years, and their European pedigree is such they are dark horses to go all the way.

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  • PyeongChang Olympics - Day 5 Wrap / Day 6 Preview
PyeongChang Olympics - Day 5 Wrap / Day 6 Preview

The winds were still high on Tuesday but organisers opted to go ahead with an adjusted downhill stage, starting lower down the course at the designated super-G start and using the "blue wind line" which effectively eliminates jumps from the race.

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  • Game Preview: Golden State Warriors vs Phoenix Suns
Game Preview: Golden State Warriors vs Phoenix Suns

In some ways, Phoenix's season-long peripheral numbers are still being impacted by the opening stretch of disaster (and recent injury issues for Booker) but the Suns are, in fact, struggling at a high level. "You have to do what you have to do to build your own team up", Triano said. They went on to record the best regular season record in Nation...

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  • Sky and BT retain Premier League rights in £4.46bn deal
Sky and BT retain Premier League rights in £4.46bn deal

That was for five packages totalling 160 games a season for the three seasons from 2019/20. Last time BT won 42 games for £960m, so it will pay £25m less per season but its cost per game has risen 21% to £9.2m. The deal will offer Sky Sports viewers every first-pick weekend match, plus Saturday evening fixtures for the first time, all screened on...

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  • Golfer Bill Haas, actor Luke Wilson involved in deadly vehicle crash
Golfer Bill Haas, actor Luke Wilson involved in deadly vehicle crash

Two others were taken to a nearby hospital. Fisher says the driver of the Ferrari was killed but that Haas is "doing okay". UPDATED , Wednesday, Feb. 'Mr Bill Haas was the passenger in the Ferrari'. He was seriously injured in this crash in LA overnight. Luke Wilson and golfer Bill Haas were both involved in the horror crash.

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  • American luger Emily Sweeney crashes out of Olympics
American luger Emily Sweeney crashes out of Olympics

She fell off of her sled before rolling to a stop, as medical personnel rushed to her and the crowd held its breath. Despite remaining down on the ice for several minutes after the crash she was able to walk off the track under her own power.

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  • Spurs fight back, City rampant in ECL
Spurs fight back, City rampant in ECL

Manchester United and Arsenal in the past two weeks, are learning how to compete with - and beat - the best. Harry Kane did what Harry Kane does, then Christian Eriksen did what Christian Eriksen does. From a position of control, however, Juve began to retreat and allow Tottenham's creative department of Eriksen, Mousa Dembele, Erik Lamela a...

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  • Nick Foles, Super Bowl MVP and owner of the New England Patriots?
Nick Foles, Super Bowl MVP and owner of the New England Patriots?

Johnson appeared on Barstool Sports' "Pardon My Take" podcast to discuss what it was like being a Super Bowl champion before the topic drifted toward the Patriots. You only get to do this job one time, so let's have fun while we're doing it. Not to be reckless, but hey, I'd much rather have fun and win a Super Bowl than be miserable and win fiv...

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  • French rugby players questioned by police at Edinburgh Airport
French rugby players questioned by police at Edinburgh Airport

FRANCE rugby team players were quizzed by Scottish cops following a report of sexual assault at the weekend. France's plane was stopped before take-off and and was grounded on the tarmac at Edinburgh Airport. Details of what actually happened and where it took place are thin but United Kingdom media reports that several French players were left ...

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