• Liverpool's Coutinho valued at 145 million euros for Barcelona
Liverpool's Coutinho valued at 145 million euros for Barcelona

Reports emerged in Spain earlier this week that Barcelona had set their valuation of long-term target Coutinho . The Liverpool player made it clear that before they can start thinking about the World Cup, there are other things the players need to be focusing on - including their own clubs.

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  • Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria in the same group D with Argentina
Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria in the same group D with Argentina

Nigeria have never clashed with Iceland at full worldwide level. However, they will do well to take heed of the dangers their opponents pose. Nigeria's Super Eagles have drawn Argentina once again in the World Cup, the fifth time since 1994.

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  • Colin Kaepernick Wins Muhammad Ali Legacy Award
Colin Kaepernick Wins Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has received another accolade in his fight for social justice. The award is given to a sports figure who uses their sports platform to influence change over the course of decades. We expect reaction with everything we do, that's just the modern political landscape we are in. With that bein...

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  • Syracuse Orange: PAC-12 Championship; staff prediction
Syracuse Orange: PAC-12 Championship; staff prediction

While the Trojans failed to live up to preseason expectations overall, they can salvage their season by becoming the first Pac-12 South team to claim the conference championship. Love will show out for this game and rushed for over 150 yards. USC quarterback Sam Darnold completed 21-of-26 passes for 316 yards and four touchdowns, and led the Tr...

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  • Ole Miss receives punishment for NCAA violations
Ole Miss receives punishment for NCAA violations

ESPN reports former head football coach Hugh Freeze received a one-year show-cause penalty. Freeze resigned before the 2017 season when it was revealed he had made calls to an escort service. Ole Miss could will find out on Friday whether the NCAA's Committee on Infractions holds the program culpable on its 21 alleged infractions, according to a...

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  • Premier League preview: Chelsea vs
Premier League preview: Chelsea vs

Chelsea: Despite being sent from the sidelines during the win over Swansea, manager Conte looks set to be in the dugout for this one, per Sam Wallace of the Daily Telegraph . Saturday's game will be Benitez first time back at the Bridge since his brief stint as manager at the club, an appointment that was met with backlash from the home suppo...

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  • Matip blow for Liverpool ahead of Brighton trip
Matip blow for Liverpool ahead of Brighton trip

The injuries could leave Liverpool's often maligned defence down to its bare bones, with Dejan Lovren and Joe Gomez as the only fit centre backs. That's pretty much all. "Sometimes there are decisions which are made for you with an injury... but we have a responsibility to try to be as good as we can and have a squad as good as we can going rig...

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  • Can Virat Kohli equalize Sourav Ganguly's record of Test wins as captain?
Can Virat Kohli equalize Sourav Ganguly's record of Test wins as captain?

The visiting Sri Lankan team have not performed well in the series so far. "That's a problem we have (had) over the last one-and-a-half years". That's where we have lost in the past one year. They have never won a Test on Indian soil, but Chandimal said the visitors have not given up hope. "We as a team are thinking about this series", the visiti...

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  • Leishman and Bland on top in Australia
Leishman and Bland on top in Australia

His 5 under par 67 in Round 1 matched the score of this year's Masters champion Sergio Garcia and top ranked Aussie Marc Leishman. "I wouldn't say that it was awesome but it was good", said Garcia of his opening effort. The four-time European Tour victor turned back the clock, as the 58 year old went bogey-free on his way to carding five birdie...

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  • Wisconsin women hold off Pitt in Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Wisconsin women hold off Pitt in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Wisconsin's 20 all-conference selections were tied with the Buckeyes for the most in the league. But the Badgers have played a weaker schedule in the Big Ten West with only one win over a team ranked in the CFP top 25 (Northwestern at No. Wisconsin has to make the Buckeyes' quarterback change the game. The Buckeyes have won four of their last fiv...

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  • Wenger expects Man Utd to attack Arsenal
Wenger expects Man Utd to attack Arsenal

The Red Devils are known for their "parking the bus" tactics which has seen them earn a number of 0-0 draws away from home in recent terms, but without a single win away against a top six side since joining United, Mourinho is expected to bring a more attacking side this weekend.

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  • Giants willing to take on all of Giancarlo Stanton's contract
Giants willing to take on all of Giancarlo Stanton's contract

Stanton has a full no-trade clause in his contract, which has another 10 years and $295 million remaining. Tonight's news has definitely sparked the most excitement in the Giants' twitter community in a very long time, and it's much-needed excitement after an abysmal 98-loss 2017 season.

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  • Barkley, Gesicki named to All-Big Ten first-team offense
Barkley, Gesicki named to All-Big Ten first-team offense

He finished third in the nation with 1,806 rushing yards in 12 games, scored 13 rushing touchdowns and averaged 7.0 yards per carry. There were many struggles on special teams his first couple of years, but Franklin stuck with him in the coordinator role, and the units developed into big weapons the past two seasons.

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  • CIBC's Q4 earnings beats expectations as TD's results fall short
CIBC's Q4 earnings beats expectations as TD's results fall short

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. The stock of Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 12 by Argus Research. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Bank of America. This buyback authorization allows the bank to reacquire shares of its stock through open ma...

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  • Paul Clement urges patience with out-of-form Renato Sanches
Paul Clement urges patience with out-of-form Renato Sanches

The 25-year-old won another Champions League winners' medal in Spain before he joined Chelsea last summer in a deal worth around £60 million. Ahead of tonight's game, he said: "The critics were on him immediately". "I thought he would provide an attacking threat and we believe in him, but it is clear he is struggling. I feel for him beca...

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  • Vols
Vols "Working on Deal" with Mike Leach

Leach has a proven track record of taking down and out programs like Washington State and Texas Tech, and turning them into offensive powerhouses. In fact, that firing has been a point of contention for Leach , and he even sued Tech over it.

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  • No. 3 Michigan State Spartans dominate No. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
No. 3 Michigan State Spartans dominate No. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Irish never got closer than 10 the rest of the way. The ACC won 11 of 14 matchups against the Big Ten this week, the largest margin of victory in the history of the challenge between the two leagues. Michigan State's Cassius Winston had 17 points and seven assists, Miles Bridges scored 14 points, and Nick Ward added 12. Dazon Ingram an...

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  • Joe Moorhead makes his first hire at Mississippi State
Joe Moorhead makes his first hire at Mississippi State

According to one report, Moorhead will be bringing Charles Huff from Penn State as a co-OC. Moorhead will earn an average of $2.75 million per year over the next four years, starting with $2.6 million in 2018. But it seems Moorhead will keep his focus on Mississippi State commits and other players who have received interest from the Bulldogs. C...

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  • Miami Heat struggle offensively in loss to Cleveland Cavaliers
Miami Heat struggle offensively in loss to Cleveland Cavaliers

Though LeBron James pushed for his former teammate and good friend, some Cavs players were anxious it would affect team chemistry. Unfortunately, for the Heat, they were playing against a rolling Cavs team at Quicken Loans Arena. He even held his own on one play against Lebron James by forcing him into a tough shot. That's just going to be the ...

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  • Philip Rivers calls Giants' benching of Eli Manning 'pathetic'
Philip Rivers calls Giants' benching of Eli Manning 'pathetic'

But it was obvious it hurt them seeing Manning benched after starting 210 consecutive games and helping the Giants win Super Bowls after the 2007 and 2011 seasons. He has 186 receiving yards on 21 catches on the season, with seven receptions for 117 yards coming in his past two games. So is this the end of Manning in a Giants uniform? He missed...

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  • Sportsnet baseball analyst Gregg Zaun terminated after allegations of 'inappropriate behaviour'
Sportsnet baseball analyst Gregg Zaun terminated after allegations of 'inappropriate behaviour'

Sportsnet reported that there were no allegations of physical or sexual harassment. "We believe in a professional workplace", the statement continued, "where all employees feel comfortable and respected". Zaun's duties at Sportsnet included co-hosting pre-game coverage of Blue Jays games. Zaun criticized pitcher Marcus Stroman this April for be...

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  • Kyle Walker hopes England camaraderie can inspire World Cup success
Kyle Walker hopes England camaraderie can inspire World Cup success

Preparations continue against more big-name opposition in March, albeit their talented and dysfunctional opponents Netherlands and Italy failed to make the World Cup . But Hodgson believes current boss Southgate and his players should not concern themselves with who comes out of the hat and has backed England to do well in Russian Federation.

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  • Sam Allardyce to be named new Everton manager in next 48 hours
Sam Allardyce to be named new Everton manager in next 48 hours

But after a frustrating and fruitless five-week search for a replacement, the Merseyside club accepted that the former England coach was the best solution for its current troubles. In the end, the unexpected possibility of relegation from the lucrative Premier League might have spooked the Everton hierarchy and Allardyce , available since quitti...

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  • Rick Pitino files lawsuit against University of Louisville Athletic Association
Rick Pitino files lawsuit against University of Louisville Athletic Association

In the lawsuit, Pitino claims the athletics association did not give him proper notification as his contract required. The veteran coach had more than $40 million remaining on his contract, running through the 2025-26 season, but removing him for cause took away any potential buyout.

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  • Instagram outs Year in Review revealing popular trends
Instagram outs Year in Review revealing popular trends

Ronaldo, who scored the most popular video on Instagram , also gained the most followers within 2017 with 30 million. Although Bey has the most-liked Instagram , Selena Gomez remains the most-followed celebrity with 130 million-plus followers.

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