• Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann to step aside in 2019
Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann to step aside in 2019

Lehmann is Australia coach in all three formats and will lead his side during the World Cup in England in 2019, followed by the Ashes, before he brings an end to his time at the helm. Lehmann now holds a 50 per cent win records in the Ashes, losing two overseas and winning two on home soil. "For me, I've really enjoyed the role and loving it", he...

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  • Jordan Spieth and high school sweetheart Annie Verret appear to be engaged
Jordan Spieth and high school sweetheart Annie Verret appear to be engaged

Or maybe she's gasping because it's hard to lift her hand with that huge rock on it. Spieth and Verret have always been one of golf's low-key power couples, preferring privacy to the social media fanfare favored by some other stars. foot Dallas mansion worth $7.1 million, the publication reported. But Wikipedia didn't waste any time taking Sp...

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  • Thomas explains why he asked Cowboys to 'come get me'
Thomas explains why he asked Cowboys to 'come get me'

So we came out and handled business today". The Cowboys, who lost their first three without Elliott before the winning streak, did not take it easy on last year's National Football League rushing leader after his six-week layoff, giving him 15 carries for 73 yards in the first half.

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  • Vikings shut out Packers 16-Zero, maintain eye on 1st-round bye
Vikings shut out Packers 16-Zero, maintain eye on 1st-round bye

To be fair, this is an incredibly high standard to hold somebody to. The Packers have already been eliminated from playoff contention. It put Hundley back in control, and he didn't show any improvement. This is what we've come to expect of the Vikings . Case Keenum didn't have one of his stellar performances that we've seen (rarely) this seaso...

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  • Arsenal and Liverpool share spoils after six-goal thriller
Arsenal and Liverpool share spoils after six-goal thriller

However, while the Frenchman managed to keep his cool and pacifically celebrated when Alexis Sanchez, Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil all scored, the same can not be said of his German opponent. In the first half Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring and after the break, Mohamed Salah brought the Reds to victory. It's imperative Liverpool sign...

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  • NFL Draft Rumors: Josh Rosen Prefers Giants over Browns
NFL Draft Rumors: Josh Rosen Prefers Giants over Browns

The Browns secured the #1 pick in next year's draft after losing to the Chicago Bears. But the UCLA quarterback wanted to be out there with his teammates, and when he was asked about players such as Florida State's Derwin James and Oregon's Royce Freeman skipping games to preserve their National Football League future, Rosen delivered a thoug...

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  • Joel Embiid celebrates Christmas with 76ers win, trust in 'the process'
Joel Embiid celebrates Christmas with 76ers win, trust in 'the process'

To be able to be one of the few teams in the league to play on this day - it just shows you how much we've improved". The Knicks bench has been so good at home of late, but today they were held in check by the Sixers. So it's an adjustment every game for me. "People are texting me congratulations, but I probably won't text majority back", Kan...

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  • Postal Worker Facing Dismissal Kills Boss, Inspector
Postal Worker Facing Dismissal Kills Boss, Inspector

This photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 shows Deshaune K. Stewart, 24. Sicilian. Police say that's where they found Stewert and arrested him. "We received a call here at this apartment complex, where there was a male who was apparently causing alarm to a resident", said Sgt. He was po...

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  • Lakers To Face Minnesota on Christmas Day Without Lonzo Ball
Lakers To Face Minnesota on Christmas Day Without Lonzo Ball

Ingram's replacer Josh Hart smashed 11 points and 10 rebounds but failed to lead the team to victory. Ball, the second pick overall in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft, is averaging 10 points and 6.9 assists through the first 31 games of his National Basketball Association career.

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  • Raiders vs. Eagles on Christmas night
Raiders vs. Eagles on Christmas night

They repeated that while Philadelphia would miss Wentz, the MVP contender who suffered a season-ending ACL tear December 10, the team remained confident in a backup with a Pro Bowl on his resume. Foles' cleats, jersey and a football were all donated to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Kelly traded Foles after the 2014 season and...

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  • Seahawks beat Cowboys in playoff elimination game
Seahawks beat Cowboys in playoff elimination game

The Cowboys are out. Prescott threw for 182 yards, completing 21 of 34 passes. But at the end, I'd like to have them all back down there and just tried to see what we could do with Zeke all the way up in there. "We came out moving in the first half, but we weren't able to get the ball in the end zone". His passer rating was 51.3. Elliott returned...

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  • Ozil Involved In Another Big Match Goal For Arsenal Following Liverpool clash
Ozil Involved In Another Big Match Goal For Arsenal Following Liverpool clash

The Liverpool captain was forced off after 10 minutes of their 3-3 draw with Arsenal on Friday. Liverpool's chances of winning the Premier League title are over, and the Reds are now in the fight for a place in the top four. A second hand would have helped but that is how it is. It felt like we shouldn't have conceded but we did. "It fe...

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  • Hector Bellerin reveals Arsene Wenger's half-time dressing down against Liverpool
Hector Bellerin reveals Arsene Wenger's half-time dressing down against Liverpool

While Wenger wasn't open to talking about Ozil's future, he added some clarity on Jack Wilshere's situation with the club, claiming that the Gunners would like to keep the players they've brought up through their system. He saidL "We had four players [against Liverpool] who have been educated at our academy". Arsene Wenger inspired Arsenal's...

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  • Arsenal and Liverpool brilliant but brittle
Arsenal and Liverpool brilliant but brittle

But the performance was good and we need to perform - if we perform we will stay [fourth], or we can climb. "As it was and so it will be against Swansea, we have to perform first of all and then we have to see how the other team can react".

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  • A joyless Christmas battle between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers
A joyless Christmas battle between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers

Warriors guard Stephen Curry suffered a right ankle sprain in a December 4 victory against the New Orleans Pelicans , and has yet to return to action. With their last two Christmas Day meetings decided by a total of seven points, expect another close game down the stretch this year. Now that Cleveland has more fire power to combat ...

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  • Klopp tells Liverpool to focus on Euro ambitions
Klopp tells Liverpool to focus on Euro ambitions

All the goals were our fault really and that's something we have to learn from. Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere said his side had been too cautious in the first half. Former Arsenal striker Wright believes Firmino is the best "nine and a half" in the Premier League . We played with a little bit of fear. Better is not the word, but we certai...

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  • Lionel Messi assists third Barcelona goal with only one boot on
Lionel Messi assists third Barcelona goal with only one boot on

No team has ever recovered from a deficit of 10 points or more and gone on to win LaLiga, meaning the odds are well in favour of Ernesto Valverde's men. The Frenchman was not interested in discussing suggestions that Barca should give Madrid a guard of honour for their Club World Cup victory. "I love Ronaldo but Messi is a better footballer", he ...

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  • Saudis Ban 7 Israelis from World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships
Saudis Ban 7 Israelis from World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships

Israel and Saudi Arabia do not have diplomatic relations, though Israeli officials frequently hint at warming behind-the-scenes ties. Seven Israeli chess players reportedly requested visas to participate in the event. Israel Chess Federation Spokesman Lior Aizenberg told Reuters that "various parties" are still working to help the Israeli chess pla...

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  • Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio: Zizou can count on me
Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio: Zizou can count on me

However, in his annual Christmas message, Perez pointed out to the trophy-laden success that Madrid have enjoyed in 2017 - winning the La Liga and Champions League titles last season and then adding the Club World Cup trophy, and European and Spanish Super Cups.

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  • Saints' playoff drought is over
Saints' playoff drought is over

And just about the only time Freeman had any major impact on the outcome of the game it was decidedly in the Saints' favor. How Lattimore came away with that interception is something to be left up to the world's greatest minds and butt doctors.

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  • Nikola Vucevic Hand Injury Diagnosed as Fracture; Expected to Undergo Surgery
Nikola Vucevic Hand Injury Diagnosed as Fracture; Expected to Undergo Surgery

The team announced the news on Twitter shortly after the injury occurred. This feat comes just one day after the Wizards' embarrassing loss at Barclays Center at the hands of the Brooklyn Nets on Friday, Washington completely flipped the script at home against Orlando with a well-balanced performance on offense.

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  • Lonzo Ball to miss Christmas Day vs Timberwolves with shoulder sprain
Lonzo Ball to miss Christmas Day vs Timberwolves with shoulder sprain

He will be re-evaluated in a week. Ball will be reevaluated in one week, according to a statement released by the Lakers. But he did suffer a left shoulder injury late in the first half, and he underwent an MRI on Sunday to determine the extent of the injury .

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  • Klopp surrenders Liverpool 'dream' but still chasing 'fantastic' target
Klopp surrenders Liverpool 'dream' but still chasing 'fantastic' target

Liverpool are fourth in the table with 35 points, one point ahead of fifth-place Tottenham. Klopp - deflated after once again witnessing his team fail to capitalise on their creativity (and their opponent's frailties) - insisted that it was not an issue of poor defending on the whole but, rather, individual errors.

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  • Jaguars vs. 49ers: Week 16 San Francisco grades and analysis
Jaguars vs. 49ers: Week 16 San Francisco grades and analysis

Josh Lambo's 45-yard field goal gave the Jaguars their first lead (19-16 with 10:57 left in the third quarter), but it was short-lived. Then came two fourth-quarter touchdowns in a four-play sequence. While opening drives usually don't mean much because they're scripted, the Niners made it look easy on their opening possession, scoring without mu...

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  • AB de Villiers still managing troublesome back ahead of Test return
AB de Villiers still managing troublesome back ahead of Test return

With the return of de Villiers and Dale Steyn after long absences from Test cricket, and with all of South Africa's front-line fast bowlers fit for the first time in more than a year, coach Ottis Gibson described the selection issue as "a good nightmare".

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