• OJ Howard Week 15 Outlook - Falcons at Buccaneers
OJ Howard Week 15 Outlook - Falcons at Buccaneers

The Falcons can claim the NFC South title again if they win out after topping the New Orleans Saints 20-17 at home in last week's Thursday night game. They really did. They had a good plan (and) they had some guys that matched up size-wise with him. "We'll just see when we get to game time". One of the options the Bucs didn't try was matching J...

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  • Hodgson frets over goal-shy Benteke in Palace survival fight
Hodgson frets over goal-shy Benteke in Palace survival fight

Speaking before Crystal Palace's trip to play Leicester, live on Sky Sports from 11:30am on Saturday, Hodgson said: "Of course when your front player - the man who is a pivotal focal point in your attack - is not scoring, it's a concern".

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  • Giants about to Matt Moore and/or Hunter Pence to clear payroll space
Giants about to Matt Moore and/or Hunter Pence to clear payroll space

It is unclear what the Rangers will send San Francisco in return, but, according to the San Francisco Chronice, which first reported the deal, the Giants will receive prospects. It was as recently as the 2013 season that Moore was named an American League All-Star with the Tampa Bay Rays , finishing the year 17-4 with a 3.29 ERA.

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  • Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs live stream: How to watch
Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs live stream: How to watch

The team was 5-3 when Rivers began the streak in Week 9, and they went undefeated for the rest of the season from there. "We're going to Kansas City on a Saturday night in December, playing for the division lead with three weeks to play", Rivers said.

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  • Separatist leaders detained ahead of proposed rally in Kashmir Valley
Separatist leaders detained ahead of proposed rally in Kashmir Valley

The district administration Srinagar imposed restrictions in Srinagar areas falling under the jurisdiction of six police stations including Rainawari, Nowhatta, Khanyar, MR Gunj, Safakadal, Maisuma and Kralkhud partially while the Anantnag police imposed restrictions at various places across the district in view of the JRL's public Jalsa.

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  • UCI: TDF victor Froome failed drugs test
UCI: TDF victor Froome failed drugs test

The Team Sky rider has to explain to the UCI why a urine sample provided at the Spanish Vuelta in September showed a concentration of the asthma drug salbutamol that was twice the permitted level. I do not know of any similar case in the recent past. This is a scandal, and he should at least not have been allowed to appear in the World Championship...

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  • Jadeja hits six sixes in an over in Inter-Dist game
Jadeja hits six sixes in an over in Inter-Dist game

According to ESPNCricInfo , Jadeja hit Nilam Vamja for 36 runs in the 15th over of the match. Jadeja came to the party in the 10th over of the match and smashed six sixes in the 15th over. Among them, only Yuvraj Singh (against England's Stuart Broad in 2007 World T20) and Herschelle Gibbs (against Holland's Daan van Bunge in 2007 World Cup) hav...

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  • Zack Cozart is leaving Cincinnati for Los Angeles
Zack Cozart is leaving Cincinnati for Los Angeles

Cozart's debut campaign was short-lived, lasting just 11 games after an elbow injury forced him to undergo Tommy John surgery. Although he has primarily played shortstop throughout his career with the Cincinnati Reds , Cozart likely will play third base for the Angels , who already have three-time Gold Glove victor Andrelton Simmons at shorts...

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  • Phillies trade SS Freddy Galvis to Padres for pitching prospect
Phillies trade SS Freddy Galvis to Padres for pitching prospect

He batted.255 with 12 home runs, 61 RBIs and 14 stolen bases this past season, his sixth overall with the Phillies. Galvis played in a total of 642 games over the past six season and was the starting shortstop for the majority of the 2017 season.

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  • Remains questionable for Saturday's game
Remains questionable for Saturday's game

Kristaps Porzingis is questionable for Carmelo Anthony's return to the Garden Saturday night. Porzingis has something else Anthony doesn't: a winning record. That much is established by the fact that Lee already has as many 20-point games 2017-18-four in 28 appearances-as he did in 2016-17-four in 77 appearances.

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  • Billy Napier named head coach at Louisiana-Lafayette
Billy Napier named head coach at Louisiana-Lafayette

Reports of Napier being offered the position first surfaced Thursday from Sun Devil Source's Chris Karpman , who said Napier was offered a five-year contract for a considerably higher amount than he made at Arizona State . Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Director of Athletics Bryan Maggard announced that Billy Napier will be the 26th Head Coach in Lou...

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  • Sean Payton slapped with $10K fine for unsportsmanlike conduct during Falcons game
Sean Payton slapped with $10K fine for unsportsmanlike conduct during Falcons game

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll is held back by officials at the end of last week's game against the Jaguars. The NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Friday the NFL has fined each coach $10,000 " for improperly entering the playing field ".

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  • Lasith Malinga not picked in Sri Lanka squad for India T20 series
Lasith Malinga not picked in Sri Lanka squad for India T20 series

Lasith Malinga has been rested from Sri Lankan squad for T20I series against India. Several players named in the T20I squad weren't part of the squad that featured in the last series against Pakistan. Malinga had made his global comeback in February after suffering a career-ending knee injury. Along with the team changes, Sri Lanks's ne...

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  • Broncos QB Brock Osweiler felt like a kid in TNF win
Broncos QB Brock Osweiler felt like a kid in TNF win

So that part will have some bearing there. Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was carted off to the locker room after suffering a partial dislocation of his left shoulder during the first quarter of Thursday's 25-13 win over the Indianapolis Colts .

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  • Quarterback Matt Corral commits to Mississippi
Quarterback Matt Corral commits to Mississippi

Mullen extended a scholarship offer to Terry Wilson, who is the No. 2 junior college quarterback, but Wilson committed to Kentucky on December 10. In addition to Jones there is Ole Miss wide receiver Van Jefferson. Headlining the group is 4-star quarterback Emory Jones . Corral originally committed to USC on February 5, 2016, and stayed comm...

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  • Phillies add 1B Santana with 3-year, $60M deal
Phillies add 1B Santana with 3-year, $60M deal

Just minutes after news of the Santana signing broke, the Angels announced that they had a three-year deal with Zack Cozart, the top shortstop on the market, who will likely play third base to complete the Angels' infield remodel that began with this week's trade for Ian Kinsler.

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  • Stoke vs West Ham 16 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
Stoke vs West Ham 16 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

Marko Arnautovic will get some hostile treatment as West Ham meet his former club Stoke on Saturday, according to Matthew Etherington . Speaking about their recent run of form, Moyes said: "Definitely, anybody who beats Chelsea and anybody who gets a result against Arsenal, especially in the position we are in would see it as a real positive".

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  • Mo Wilkerson Won't Play vs. Saints Due to 'Coaching Decision'
Mo Wilkerson Won't Play vs. Saints Due to 'Coaching Decision'

Now it appears unlikely that Wilkerson will be part of the team beyond this season. This is just the latest issue involving Wilkerson, who sat out the first few series against Kansas City on December 3 for being late to a team meeting. But Wilkerson hasn't held up his end of the deal - on the field or off. Either way, the Jets need to rid themsel...

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  • ANC KZN leadership to appeal high court ruling
ANC KZN leadership to appeal high court ruling

That conference re-elected provincial chairperson Ace Magashule. Zikalala says, while other PEC members will not be able to participate at the conference, he remains optimistic that Dlamini Zuma will win the presidential election. The judgment was clear - the processes of choosing delegates for the national conference are invalid, unlawful and su...

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  • Guardiola: 'Manchester City will not go unbeaten in Premier League'
Guardiola: 'Manchester City will not go unbeaten in Premier League'

Graham Caygill provides his predictions for the Etihad clash as well as the rest of this weekend's matches. "Tottenham is a specialist in creating problems", Pochettino said . We need to win today, tomorrow and in one year and two, three, four years. "That is the plan for Tottenham". Tottenham meanwhile put an end to a barren spell on Wednesda...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Spanish FA over interference in election
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Spanish FA over interference in election

However, the arrangement of a new election is underway. Villar stepped down from the role after being arrested on corruption charges back in July. along with his son and three other RFEF executives. Angel Maria Villar, who was also a senior Federation Internationale de Football Association and UEFA official, resigned after being arrested in July ...

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  • Conte realistic over Chelsea title chances; praises 'lucky' Man City
Conte realistic over Chelsea title chances; praises 'lucky' Man City

They're a good team. The distance, the gap still improved for Manchester City . In the last nine games we won seven times, drew one - to Liverpool - and lost one. "I would prefer that Southampton had won the game against Leicester instead of losing in this way". "I understand, I was a player and when I was injured I was very sad because you ...

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  • Tyrod Taylor to start vs. Dolphins on Sunday
Tyrod Taylor to start vs. Dolphins on Sunday

Taylor had to miss last week's win over the Indianapolis Colts due to a knee injury, but after practicing in full all week long, the Bills felt comfortable enough with returning him to the starting lineup at New Era Field in a critical contest.

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  • White Sox Are 'Most Aggressive Suitor' For Manny Machado
White Sox Are 'Most Aggressive Suitor' For Manny Machado

We've already looked at the Manny Machado trade from the perspective of the Orioles, who are shopping him pretty aggressively compared to what many people expected them to do heading into this offseason. However, their trade offer didn't include any of their top prospects, according to Nightengale , because the Orioles denied a negotiating peri...

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  • Russian Olympic Committee approves athletes competing as neutrals at Pyeongchang Games
Russian Olympic Committee approves athletes competing as neutrals at Pyeongchang Games

Last week, an IOC Executive Board meeting chose to ban Russian Federation from the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang over alleged systematic doping manipulations, but allowed "clean" athletes who have never been convicted of doping to compete in South Korea as neutrals.

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