• 5 talking points from Manchester United vs Manchester City
5 talking points from Manchester United vs Manchester City

Title race done and dusted in beginning of December? Going into this game, they have an eight-point lead over United. "I always believed that we can do that, anybody can play the way they want and that is why football is handsome". That accomplishment, which puts them a seemingly unassailable eleven points ahead of second placed Man United, is ...

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  • Jessica Mauboy delighted to compete in Eurovision for Australia: 'it's unfinished business'
Jessica Mauboy delighted to compete in Eurovision for Australia: 'it's unfinished business'

Jessica Mauboy has been chosen as Australia's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest in Portugal next May. The much-loved singer had cheered on her good friends during their campaigns but the "deeply competitive" artist admitted she had suffered pangs of professional jealousy.

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  • Body of missing teen found at Adelaide beach
Body of missing teen found at Adelaide beach

The 15-year-old was with four other girls at Holdfast Marina at Glenelg on Sunday evening when the incident occurred, the Guardian reported on Monday. Another teen who was rescued is at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a serious but stable condition. The Indian high commission is providing support to the group, who were all involved in the sporti...

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  • Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde: Villarreal made it hard
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde: Villarreal made it hard

Villarreal midfielder Daniel Raba was sent off after he dived in with his studs up on Sergio Busquets in the 61st minute. It was his second goal in his last eight games. Villarreal had to survive the final half-hour a man light when Raba was dismissed for connecting with his studs on Busquets' ankle as the Spanish global cleared.

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  • Nuggets choke away big leads to lose to Pacers in overtime
Nuggets choke away big leads to lose to Pacers in overtime

Oladipo was unstoppable and his 32 second half points led the Pacers back into the game. The Nuggets would not score again until the final minute of overtime. Lyles, who grew up in IN and went to high school in the Hoosier State, scored 15 points in the fourth and finished with a new career-high 25. Asked what was working for him, Lyles said,...

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  • Ben Duckett 'not only player in drinks prank'
Ben Duckett 'not only player in drinks prank'

England's Ashes tour was plunged into crisis after batsman Duckett was suspended for pouring a drink on a senior England player reported to be paceman James Anderson after an argument in a Perth bar late on Thursday. "I've been through all that, so no, I don't have a chuckle at that", Lehmann told reporters on Sunday. 'It's not my sort of scene. ...

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  • Seahawks vs. Jaguars: Score, results, highlights from Week 14 game in Jacksonville
Seahawks vs. Jaguars: Score, results, highlights from Week 14 game in Jacksonville

Bortles threw for 268 yards on 18-of-27 passing with two touchdowns and no interceptions. Seahawks defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was ejected for throwing a punch during the altercation, which included defensive tackle Michael Bennett .

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  • Jack Morris and Alan Trammell earn HOF induction
Jack Morris and Alan Trammell earn HOF induction

If he had stayed out, Trammell nearly certainly would have gone down as the best shortstop not in the Hall. Morris will be inducted next summer in a hall class that also could include former Twins slugger Jim Thome. "Congrats to Jack. One of the most fierce competitors our game has ever known". The results of the BBWAA portion of the Hall of ...

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  • Carson Wentz rebounds from early interception as Eagles tie Rams
Carson Wentz rebounds from early interception as Eagles tie Rams

The Eagles have been the best team in the National Football League for most of the 2017 season. They lost against the Seahawks in Week 13, and are down 35-31 against the Rams early in the fourth quarter. While that's still a possibility, the focus here has to be on Wentz's injury. The fifth-year tight end suffered a concussion against the Se...

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  • Denver Broncos shockingly shut out New York Jets
Denver Broncos shockingly shut out New York Jets

According to NFL.com , McCown exited the game and was replaced by Bryce Petty before being ruled out for the remainder of the contest. McCown completed 6 of 12 passes for 46 yards with one interception and no touchdowns. He went down to a knee on one play, but remained in the game. Trevor Siemian and the Broncos offense followed it up with a...

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  • Game Recap: Cowboys Use Big Plays To Defeat Rival Giants, 30-10
Game Recap: Cowboys Use Big Plays To Defeat Rival Giants, 30-10

After losing three in a row sans Ezekiel Elliott , the Cowboys have won two games in a row to keep themselves in a crowded NFC playoff picture. The game capped a hectic week for the Giants that started Monday with the firing of second-year coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese and saw Spagnuolo promoted from defensive coordinator to...

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  • Cubs agree to terms with former Dodgers reliever Brandon Morrow
Cubs agree to terms with former Dodgers reliever Brandon Morrow

Jeff Passen of Yahoo Sports has added that it is a two-year deal, with an option for 2020, pending a physical. Wade Davis closed for Chicago last season, but he's expected to sign elsewhere in free agency. In the 2017 postseason, he had a 3.94 ERA (pitched 14/15 games). Morrow initially moved to the bullpen in large part because of his inability t...

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  • Tottenham back to winning ways with Stoke rout, West Ham shock Chelsea
Tottenham back to winning ways with Stoke rout, West Ham shock Chelsea

While Manchester United are still hopeful of reeling in leaders Manchester City , many have already crowned Pep Guardiola's men champions elect. Marko Arnautovic struck in the sixth minute to secure West Ham's win with his first goal since joining the Hammers in July in a club record £24 million (S$43.4m) deal from Stoke City .

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  • Chicago Bears at Cincinnati Bengals - 12/10/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Bears at Cincinnati Bengals - 12/10/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Mitchell Trubisky threw for 271 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns for the Bears, who snapped a five-game losing streak with the victory. The kick capped a 15-play, 86-yard drive that burned 8:11 off the clock. Trubisky hit fellow rookie Adam Shaheen for 16 yards. Fox has reportedly "accepted his fate" according to a report from NFL Networ...

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  • Texans Fail, Allow Tom Savage to Return to Game After Obvious Concussion
Texans Fail, Allow Tom Savage to Return to Game After Obvious Concussion

Savage, who's now suffered significant injuries in each of his four National Football League seasons, was checked by Texans team doctors on the sideline, but reentered the game on the following series. Fox's camera's showed Savage laying prone on his back attempting to roll over with his arms locked at 90 degree angles with his hands shaking in a...

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  • Kawhi Leonard targeting Tuesday return
Kawhi Leonard targeting Tuesday return

Wright , Leonard is setting his sights on a return to action on Tuesday against the Dallas Mavericks . Leonard said Monday he has been playing five-on-five in workouts, but still hadn't been cleared to play by doctors. As part of the recovery from quadriceps tendinopathy, Leonard has worked through a rehabilitation process comprised of several s...

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  • Browns' Josh Gordon scores 1st TD since 2013
Browns' Josh Gordon scores 1st TD since 2013

But if Sunday's game against Green Bay is any indication, Gordon might be on to something. Out of the league for most of the intervening years due to substance abuse problems, Gordon was all but forgotten, whatever achievements he'd notched long since obliterated by the likes of Julio Jones , Antonio Brown , and Odell Beckham Jr .

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  • Jim Caldwell's contract extension reportedly only 1 year
Jim Caldwell's contract extension reportedly only 1 year

The details of the extension - which was announced in September - had not been previously revealed, making many suspect it was a multi-year contract extension. However, multiple sources informed of the situation say that is not the case. According to the report, the team would have to pay Caldwell for next season only if they chose to fire him, t...

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  • Panthers host 10-2 Vikings in tough matchup
Panthers host 10-2 Vikings in tough matchup

For as good as Newton is, it's Minnesota's quarterback who will be the talk of the game on Sunday. In the words of Minnesota defensive-line coach Andre Patterson, the Vikings will " violently show up ". Cam Newton is a sub-par pocket passer, so that's where the Vikings defense should make sure he stays. If that's not enough motivation to play their...

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  • Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Everton Confirmed
Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Everton Confirmed

Answering the questions of broadcaster Patrick Davison, Klopp said: 'Our performance was good. While Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp was quick to accept responsibility for their inability to see out the game, the decision to award Everton the penalty was slightly higher on his list of grievances.

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  • Tyrod Taylor seems unlikely to play against Colts
Tyrod Taylor seems unlikely to play against Colts

However, he hinted that the veteran quarterback is more likely to serve as rookie Nathan Peterman's backup on Sunday. He was just 6 of 14 for 66 yards in the loss as the Bills trailed 37-7 at halftime. Taylor was injured on the first play last Sunday against the but remained in the game until early in the fourth quarter, when he was sacked while ...

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  • Raiders wideout Amari Cooper expected to be out against Chiefs
Raiders wideout Amari Cooper expected to be out against Chiefs

It has been a hard last couple of week and a half for Cooper having to deal with both a concussion and ankle injury that he suffered on the same play against the Denver Broncos on November 26. Oakland can win the division by going 3-1 the rest of the season, but it needs to win Sunday at Arrowhead. Meanwhile, tight end Jared Cook and Seth Roberts c...

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  • Neymar would win Ballon d'Or at Madrid
Neymar would win Ballon d'Or at Madrid

Perez and Real Madrid would surely struggle with Financial Fair Play if they tried to sign both Neymar and Hazard. "Being at Madrid would make it easier [for Neymar] to win the Ballon d'Or ". Speaking on Spanish radio, Perez said: "Being in Madrid would make it easier to win the Ballon d'Or". " Neymar was third in the voting and others co...

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  • 'Tough one to swallow'; Red Wings walloped by Blues
'Tough one to swallow'; Red Wings walloped by Blues

The Red Wings played their final game at The Joe on April 9, 2017 with a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils that was followed by a post-game ceremony that included several former players and coaches. Subban vs. Subban goes to little brother: Malcolm Subban made a career-high 41 saves — including one against his older sibling — then denied all s...

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  • Wenger admits Arsenal are not playing his 'preferred system'
Wenger admits Arsenal are not playing his 'preferred system'

Xhaka and Ramsey should start in the central midfield and the likes of Bellerin and Kolasinac must play in the wing-back positions. "They have different profiles and different qualities but the connection between them is good". Following their draw against Bournemouth last week, Southampton find themselves in 11th place, nine points behind Ars...

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