• Kirby Smart and Nick Saban share mutual admiration for each other
Kirby Smart and Nick Saban share mutual admiration for each other

If anything, he takes pride in it. "I've bene really, really pleased in what this team has been able to accomplish this year". "I think Kirby has the upper hand in this", the coach said . If you look at Saban's flawless 11-0 record against former assistants, Alabama should be just fine Monday night. Sabana and Smart had spent a lot of time t...

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  • Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma says he's 'playing like garbage' right now
Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma says he's 'playing like garbage' right now

The Lakers Brandon Ingram #14 dunks the ball during their National Basketball Association game against the Hornets at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. At the time, the Lakers trailed 20-18 and still had life. The Lakers are 11-27. Back on the bench, Kyle Kuzma was a virtual no-show, finishing with four points on 14 shots.

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  • Richie Incognito accused of using racist slurs again by Jags' Yannick Ngakoue
Richie Incognito accused of using racist slurs again by Jags' Yannick Ngakoue

Ngakoue did not elaborate on what Incognito said, but the hashtag was in reference to former National Football League player Jonathan Martin . As of Sunday night, Incognito did not make a public response to Ngakoue's accusation. Incognito had left the Bills' locker room and was with his team heading back to Buffalo when the tweet was sent. The l...

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  • Titans come back from 18 down to shock Chiefs
Titans come back from 18 down to shock Chiefs

The Titans then took 22-21 the lead on a 22-yard touchdown pass from Mariota to receiver Eric Decker with 6:06 left. Tennessee appeared to come into the game at a disadvantage because its starting running back, DeMarco Murray, was out with a knee injury.

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  • Kawhi Leonard suffers partial tear in shoulder
Kawhi Leonard suffers partial tear in shoulder

San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard is out for the team's Sunday game against the Portland Trailblazers after suffering a partial tear in his right shoulder against the Phoenix Suns on Friday, ESPN reports. Looking at the betting trends, the Spurs are 6-2 ATS in their last eight Sunday games, 4-1 ATS in their last five games following a ...

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  • Johnson grabs lead at Tournament of Champions
Johnson grabs lead at Tournament of Champions

Matsuyama conjured eight (of 15) fairways and hit 16 greens in regulation, gaining 2.497 strokes approaching-the-green, now No. 1 in the latter with a cumulative 6.964. After three quiet birdies on the front nine, Johnson took the lead on the back nine when he drained his second shot on the par-four 12th for an eagle on Saturday.

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  • Mike Mularkey gets vote of confidence from Titans owner
Mike Mularkey gets vote of confidence from Titans owner

At one point, there was a 95+ percent chance of the Titans losing on Saturday, with the Chiefs leading 21-3 at halftime and Tennessee barely able to produce any offense. That man has put us in great position to be successful. He likely wondered at that moment whether this could be his last opportunity to do so as an National Football League head ...

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  • Canada out a LSU
Canada out a LSU

LSU has not announced a replacement for Canada, although Orgeron suggested tight ends coach Steve Ensminger as a possibility when asked after the regular season finale against Texas A&M against Canada's status. Even after the apparent post-Troy accord, however, Orgeron, whose background is defense, often expressed frustration in LSU's offense dur...

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  • Las Vegas posts historic betting line for Falcons-Eagles divisional playoff game
Las Vegas posts historic betting line for Falcons-Eagles divisional playoff game

Carson Wentz is helping the Philadelphia Eagles make history in the postseason, and the star quarterback isn't even going to play a snap. Should the point spread hold and the No. 6 seed to be favored in the divisional round. Even with the home team getting points in a playoff game, Salmons says most of the bets have been on the Falcons.

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  • Packers promote Brian Gutekunst as new general manager
Packers promote Brian Gutekunst as new general manager

The man replacing him will come from a similar mold, as the Packers chose to give in-house candidate Brian Gutekunst as their new general manager. By hiring Gutekunst, Murphy passed over Russ Ball, the team's Vice-President of Football Operations/Player Finance and Eliot Wolf, the son of former GM Ron Wolf, now the team's Director of Football Ope...

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  • Referee who worked Chiefs playoff game reportedly is retiring
Referee who worked Chiefs playoff game reportedly is retiring

Veteran official Jeff Triplette will reportedly retire from the game after more than two decades wearing the zebra suit. "Horrible way to start the playoffs", Mike Pereira, former NFL VP of officiating, wrote on Twitter . "The ruling was forward progress, so therefore it's not reviewable in that situation", referee Jeff Triplette told pool rep...

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  • Johnny Manziel ends half-year Instagram hiatus by trolling the Browns
Johnny Manziel ends half-year Instagram hiatus by trolling the Browns

In December, the Canadian Football League said if Manziel and the Tiger-Cats can come to an agreement, the league would approve the contract for Manziel to play. The 25-year-old American captured the Heisman in 2012 and was selected with the 22nd pick in the 2014 National Football League draft by the Cleveland Browns.

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  • Everton forgotten man Kevin Mirallas rejoins Olympiakos on loan
Everton forgotten man Kevin Mirallas rejoins Olympiakos on loan

Yet, he has only made five appearances for Everton in the Premier League this season and has not been in the squad since Sam Allardyce was appointed manager in November previous year. The former Saint-Etienne star has 59 caps for his country. Mirallas will spend the remainder of this season with his old club after finding himself on the perip...

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  • QB Keenum could join Shurmur if hired as head coach
QB Keenum could join Shurmur if hired as head coach

Shurmur, 52, met with president John Mara, new general manager Dave Gettleman and assistant GM Kevin Abrams in Bloomington, Minn. The two sides were unable to find a time to talk before Sunday's deadline for teams with playoff byes. He was the Los Angeles Rams offensive coordinator for two seasons before his only head coaching assignment, with th...

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  • Ref turns his back on Joel Berry II during exchange
Ref turns his back on Joel Berry II during exchange

Perhaps that's what referee Ted Valentine was doing Wednesday when he turned his back on Joel Berry when the North Carolina captain approached him to ask about a call during a dead ball situation late in the second half of the Tar Heels' game at Florida State.

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  • Saudi shoots down Najran-bound missile By
Saudi shoots down Najran-bound missile By

Yesterday, coalition spokesman Turki al Maliki said that another missile launched by the Houthis was intercepted last Friday. This is his first visit to Yemen since his appointment to seek arrangements for holding talks planned by the United Nations between the Yemeni warring parties, the Iranian-allied Shiite Houthi rebels and Saudi-backed Sunni...

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  • Juventus CEO Signals Desire To Keep Manchester United Target Paulo Dybala
Juventus CEO Signals Desire To Keep Manchester United Target Paulo Dybala

We are patient with him and I am sure he is going to repay our trust, but we are not expecting extraordinary things from him every Sunday. "Dybala is a footballer who cannot play as the only striker in a great team, he could do it when he played in Palermo , because they played 50 meters from the goal ", said Allegri at the press conference p...

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  • Alex Sandro hot on United list
Alex Sandro hot on United list

United have now joined the scramble for his signature, as Jose Mourinho seeks to bolster his ranks in a problematic area of the field, and Juventus claim they will not block any want-away stars from leaving. When asked about the tactician's contract status, he said, "He still has a two-year contract, but he will stay with us for a long time". ...

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  • City's Guardiola to use caution with Aguero
City's Guardiola to use caution with Aguero

He said: 'We have other options to play in that position in the squad and, of course, Sergio is going to play, and play, and play, and hopefully can show us his top level'. "No doubt we would like to extend Gabriel and Kevin's contracts. We made changes, we've got to protect the team at the minute with injuries, and once they're in front, it's ha...

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  • Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for Tottenham v AFC Wimbledon
Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for Tottenham v AFC Wimbledon

Mauricio Pochettino's side are in fifth in the Premier LeagueWhat time is kick-off? Though the game had only two goals, both of them were beauties. Given time to size up his shot by Tottenham's slow to react defenders, Spanish midfielder Obiang unleashed a blistering strike that raced past Hugo Lloris into the top corner for only his second goal...

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  • Packers Reportedly Interviewing Former OC Joe Philbin About Rejoining Staff
Packers Reportedly Interviewing Former OC Joe Philbin About Rejoining Staff

He played in the National Football League for 11 years and since 1998 has coached with Seattle, New Orleans and Green Bay. Gutekunst, Wolf and vice president of player administration and player finance Russ Ball are the three top internal candidates to be the team's next general manager.

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  • Real Madrid Confirm Captain Sergio Ramos Has Been Sidelined With Calf Injury
Real Madrid Confirm Captain Sergio Ramos Has Been Sidelined With Calf Injury

In two years, no player has arrived in that position and [in June] we can discuss it. 'He's a Madrid player and he wants to finish his career here. "As a coach, I don't need a goalkeeper at the moment". And they did very well, against a team who did not give up. "They made it tough for us, but we got a good result". Meanwhile Ousmane Dembele, w...

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  • Saban, Smart meet with media ahead of Monday night clash
Saban, Smart meet with media ahead of Monday night clash

There's a lot of similarities between the two programs. "That's what's important to me is to lead these young men the right direction so they have the best opportunity at success as they can have". Alabama's staff is just as familiar with its opponent. Now he is going to a party to watch the game Monday night and will be the only one there suppor...

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  • EPL: Tottenham salvage 1-1 draw with West Ham
EPL: Tottenham salvage 1-1 draw with West Ham

Having enjoyed the lion's share of possession and registered nearly six times as many shots on goal, Tottenham can be forgiven for feeling frustrated at their inability to finish off the Hammers. "I am not going to say anything about the referee , I trust in them". West Ham edge two points clear of the relegation zone and, while it might not...

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  • Tobias Harris scores 27 as Pistons top Rockets 108-101
Tobias Harris scores 27 as Pistons top Rockets 108-101

The Pistons were also without forward Stanley Johnson (strained right hip flexor) and starting point guard Reggie Jackson (right ankle sprain). Ish Smith scored 17 points for Detroit , and Dwight Buycks added a career-high 16. The Rockets are still second in the West, but now four games behind the Warriors. Rockets: Visit the Chicago Bulls on...

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