• All Blacks coach Hansen to retire after 2019 World Cup
All Blacks coach Hansen to retire after 2019 World Cup

Schmidt will end his tenure with Ireland following next year's World Cup and, while it still appears nearly certain he will take time out and spend it with his family, the 53-year old dropped a hint that he would not remain out of the game permanently.

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  • Trevor Ariza trade to Washington Wizards dead
Trevor Ariza trade to Washington Wizards dead

Ellington and Ross join Phoenix Suns forward Trevor Ariza on the Lakers' reported wish list. If an agreement is reached, the trade would not be official until Saturday when players who, like Ariza, were signed in summer free agency become eligible to be traded.

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  • Tim Sherwood: 'Manchester United camp is divided'
Tim Sherwood: 'Manchester United camp is divided'

Defeat, however, was nothing more than Mourinho's side deserved, as a line-up that included eight changes and a return for Paul Pogba delivered a sluggish display at Mestalla. That made it 2-0 for Valencia in the 47th minute, after Carlos Soler put the home side in front with a driven first-time finish after latching onto Jones' clearing header...

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  • Tony Gonzalez Posts Amazing Tweet Ahead of Chiefs-Chargers Battle
Tony Gonzalez Posts Amazing Tweet Ahead of Chiefs-Chargers Battle

The Chiefs (11-2) are slated to host the Chargers (10-3) in a critical AFC West showdown with kickoff scheduled for 8:20 p.m. ET. They are incredible, but the lights and media don't mention how horrid their defense is. He also scored on a 19-yard run in the third quarter as the Chargers deadlocked the Chiefs atop the AFC West at 11-3. Not what ...

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  • Watch the heartwarming moment when blind football fan hears of Liverpool goal
Watch the heartwarming moment when blind football fan hears of Liverpool goal

It was life-saving tonight. He helped us a lot. "The save was unbelievable, you saw my reaction as well, it's very important to have such a guy behind". Our offensive defending, our offensive pressing was some of the best I've ever saw. Liverpool claimed the 1-0 win required to pip Carlo Ancelotti's team to second place in Group C courtesy of...

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  • Kings Players Mocked Bulls Practice Scandal After Beating Them Monday Night
Kings Players Mocked Bulls Practice Scandal After Beating Them Monday Night

Dozier and Williams were both recalled from the Maine Red Claws of the G League on Monday afternoon. "He had 41", Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said. They had a recent change in the coaching area with Jim Boylen coming in as the new coach for them. Williams had appeared in just nine box scores this season, never playing more than 8 minutes,...

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  • Dolphins' 'Miami Miracle' Double-Lateral Game-Winning Touchdown Upsets Patriots
Dolphins' 'Miami Miracle' Double-Lateral Game-Winning Touchdown Upsets Patriots

Tannehill threw it down the centre of the field to wide receiver, Kenny Stills , who shipped the ball right to DeVante Parker just before he was tackled. "We'll work to try to achieve that", Belichick said Monday in his day-after-game conference call, as he fielded multiple questions on the breakdown.

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  • Unai Emery happy with 'tough victory' for Arsenal against Huddersfield
Unai Emery happy with 'tough victory' for Arsenal against Huddersfield

An astonishing bicycle kick from midfielder Lucas Torreira in the 83rd minute was enough to earn Arsenal three points against the Terriers and Emery's men now sit third. "But for me, the club and inside, we can speak about that, and then [there are] no distractions". The 22-year-old scored his first ever goal for the Gunners in their 4-2 vict...

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  • Real Madrid coach Solari: Isco deserved captaincy
Real Madrid coach Solari: Isco deserved captaincy

After winning the first leg 4-0 in what feels like an eternity ago, Real Madrid are now in the act of welling and truly seeing off Melilla in the second instalment of their Copa Del Rey round of 32 tie. Asensio , a second-half substitute in the league last weekend, hadn't scored since the first leg against Melilla in October. Huesca, beat...

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  • One of my top five innings, says centurion Pujara
One of my top five innings, says centurion Pujara

Teammate Cheteshwar Pujara had predicted Ashwin would be a different bowler to the previously struggling version on Australian soil. Indian off-spinner Ravi Ashwin bowled beautifully to take three wickets and pile pressure on Australia in the opening Test at Adelaide on Friday, with all of the hosts' top batsmen failing to fire.

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  • Undocumented Trump Employee Speaks: 'He Knows' We Are 'Helping Him Make Money'
Undocumented Trump Employee Speaks: 'He Knows' We Are 'Helping Him Make Money'

The Trump National Golf Club is home to green lawns, sparkling water features - and illegal immigrants working for the resort. However, the women told the newspaper that at least two supervisors at the club were aware and took steps to help them avoid detection and hold on to their jobs.

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  • Fred Hoiberg Ousted as Bulls Head Coach
Fred Hoiberg Ousted as Bulls Head Coach

Boylen has been with the Bulls since Jun. 17, 2015. In light of all of the awful player personnel decisions, bad draft picks, and mediocre results during their tenure, remarkably they were allowed to decide who the next coach will be to lead this team at a critical juncture.

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  • Loftus-Cheek rues 'sloppy' Chelsea display
Loftus-Cheek rues 'sloppy' Chelsea display

Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota scored goals in a four-minute span around the hour mark to condemn Chelsea to a second loss in three games, after a recent 3-1 defeat at Tottenham. Jota's first Premier League goal followed in quick time as Joao Moutinho knocked Willian off the ball in the Chelsea half and spread the play to Matt Doherty ...

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  • India vs Australia: Shane Warne makes prediction for the blockbuster series
India vs Australia: Shane Warne makes prediction for the blockbuster series

Moreover, Australia are without the services of Steve Smith and David Warner, making India start as overwhelming favourites. "We know he is good enough to be a genuine allrounder at Test level, he probably just hasn't put it together consistently enough".

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  • First Look at Washington-Ohio State in Rose Bowl
First Look at Washington-Ohio State in Rose Bowl

Ohio State says Urban Meyer will retire after the Rose Bowl and assistant Ryan Day will be the next head coach. The announcement of Urban Meyer's retirement on Tuesday was shocking only in the moment Ohio State chose to drop the news, not in the substance of the news itself, which has been at least a possibility for months.

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  • How to watch the 2018 Ballon d'Or online, TV
How to watch the 2018 Ballon d'Or online, TV

France's teen star Kylian Mbappe was fourth, with Messi fifth. Another Frenchman, Modric's Madrid teammate Raphael Varane , was seventh, just behind Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah . Luka Modric is the most recent victor and he follows Cristiano Ronaldo , who had four of his five Ballon d'Or successes in the Spanish capital...

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  • Eric Dier's 'Hush' Celebration Sparks Brawl In London Derby
Eric Dier's 'Hush' Celebration Sparks Brawl In London Derby

Dier's equaliser came after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had put the Gunners ahead from the penalty spot. The Gunners were 2-1 down at half time , but stormed back to score three second-half goals to beat their rivals at the Emirates. Arsenal had their tails up now and Spurs switched formation with Dier dropping into defence to form a back five,...

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  • Speaker Ryan Announces When George Bush Will Lie in State
Speaker Ryan Announces When George Bush Will Lie in State

He says he drove three times with Bush. Trump signed an executive order Saturday, a day after Bush's death , directing federal agencies and departments to close "as a mark of respect for George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States".

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  • Modric reportedly wins Ballon d'Or as Ronaldo and Griezmann come 2nd & 3rd
Modric reportedly wins Ballon d'Or as Ronaldo and Griezmann come 2nd & 3rd

The ex-Real Madrid ace, who move to Juventus in the summer, bagged the Old Lady's second goal in their 3-0 win over Fiorentina this weekend. FIFA's official YouTube channel might also show the live coverage of the Ballon d'Or ceremony . Ahead of the Monday gala, that will reveal the victor of the 2018 Ballon d'Or in Paris, it has been leaked t...

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  • 'Baller', 'So Special' - Some Fans Praise Arsenal Star For Display Against Vorskla
'Baller', 'So Special' - Some Fans Praise Arsenal Star For Display Against Vorskla

The Europa League game between Arsenal and FC Vorskla in Kiev will go ahead as scheduled, UEFA have confirmed to ESPN FC, after the Ukrainian team had expressed doubts over whether it could host the match . It is clear they are playing in Ukraine, not in their town, but here in Kiev they can also move their supporters. We played with young pla...

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  • PSV Eindhoven vs. Barcelona - Football Match Report
PSV Eindhoven vs. Barcelona - Football Match Report

Valverde, though, was extremely satisfied with another three points as Barca wrapped up top spot in Group B with a game to spare - they host Tottenham in their final game at Camp Nou on December 11. 'PSV played well. They were very lively on the counter-attack and the balls we lost meant they were able to get into unsafe positions and even h...

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  • Tottenham paying for summer transfer window in the Champions League - Mauricio Pochettino
Tottenham paying for summer transfer window in the Champions League - Mauricio Pochettino

When pushed on his bold comments about winning in Barcelona , he said: "All is possible in football". Mauricio Pochettino has said Juan Foyth's absence from Tottenham's Champions League squad list underlines the club's mistakes in the summer transfer window and their need to recruit homegrown talent.

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  • Tito Ortiz Drops Chuck Liddell in 1st-Round Knockout
Tito Ortiz Drops Chuck Liddell in 1st-Round Knockout

In the fight, Ortiz evaded nearly every attack easily before he stopped Liddell with a violent right hand. Liddell fell face first to the canvas, and "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" followed him, landing three more punches before referee Herb Dean could pull him off 4:24 into Round 1.

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  • Coaching Legend Mack Brown Returning to Sidelines at North Carolina
Coaching Legend Mack Brown Returning to Sidelines at North Carolina

Brown left UNC to accept the head coaching position at Texas . Ticket prices for next season's opener were recently announced with prices for Gamecock Club members starting from $59. Though reported candidates for the job included coveted assistant coaches on the rise like Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott and successful Group of Five c...

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  • Wallabies duo Kurtley Beale, Adam Ashley-Cooper axed for breaking team rules
Wallabies duo Kurtley Beale, Adam Ashley-Cooper axed for breaking team rules

The Wallabies arrived in London on Sunday, and Cheika said the leadership group approached him on Tuesday to penalise Beale and Ashley-Cooper for breaching team protocol. 'You want me to answer a question about a sledge from an England player?' he bristled. "Whatever that is - changing the coach, appointing a former Wallaby as a chairman of...

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  • No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 16 Washington advance to title games
No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 16 Washington advance to title games

OU (11-1 overall, 8-1 Big 12) has an opportunity to avenge its lone loss of the season when it faces Texas (9-3, 7-2) in the Big 12 Championship Game next Saturday at 11 a.m.at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Grier also had five carries for -22 yards and a touchdown. Again, Oklahoma immediately answered. West Virginia (8-3, 6-3 Big 12) wa...

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  • Sexton, Ireland take top gongs at World Rugby Awards
Sexton, Ireland take top gongs at World Rugby Awards

Sexton didn't speak after being presented with the award, but Ireland captain Rory Best read out a statement prepared by the out-half: "Apologies for my throat infection, laryngitis, lost my voice!" We haven't peaked, so we're just getting better and hopefully we can continue to do that.

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  • Jimbo Fisher's nephew Cole punched ailing LSU staffer
Jimbo Fisher's nephew Cole punched ailing LSU staffer

Rogers was able to get himself together just in time to get back in the game and grab Kellen Mond's 2-point conversion pass that gave A&M at 74-72 victory in a game that tied the NCAA record for most overtimes in an FBS game. Moments after LSU thought it won and celebrated by giving head coach Ed Oregon a Gatorade bath, the Aggies responded with a ...

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  • Detroit Lions: Running game not as doomed as previously thought
Detroit Lions: Running game not as doomed as previously thought

If there's one thing Chicago Bears fans can be thankful for on Thanksgiving, it's their defense. Bears special teams coordinator Chris Tabor said the 26-year-old Parkey did an exceptional job of handling the adversity that went with his disappointing performance a week earlier.

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  • UCF moves ahead of Ohio State in College Football Playoff rankings
UCF moves ahead of Ohio State in College Football Playoff rankings

The undefeated Knights jumped one spot ahead of No. 10 Ohio State in the latest rankings released Tuesday night. Committee chair Rob Mullens said his group spent a lot of time discussing UCF vs. Northwestern (7-4) of the Big Ten and Utah (8-3) of the Pac-12 have also clinched spots in their respective conference championship game, and Tex...

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  • Abu Dhabi GP: Track notes, DRS, tyres, stats and more
Abu Dhabi GP: Track notes, DRS, tyres, stats and more

Having seen off Sebastian Vettel in the past two years, Hamilton is not daunted by the prospect of Verstappen joining the party next season. F1 driver Nico Hulkenberg's Renault auto spectacularly burst into flames and flipped over following a collision with French driver Romain Grosjean on the first lap of Sunday's Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi.

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  • Unai Emery fires warning at his Arsenal stars ahead of Bournemouth trip
Unai Emery fires warning at his Arsenal stars ahead of Bournemouth trip

That means a win against Bournemouth is badly needed in order to not lose touch with the Champions League places, with the club desperate to get back into the lucrative competitions after two seasons in the Europa League. I mean, on paper Arsenal are always favourites, so they can take enormous pride in that. "We want it to convey energy, desir...

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  • Michelle Wolf rips Trump over Khashoggi murder
Michelle Wolf rips Trump over Khashoggi murder

Wolf's performance a year ago was divisive . Michelle Wolf won't be making any jokes from the podium at the White House Correspondents' Dinner , but last year's host was ready with a one-liner after the president attacked her on Twitter .

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  • Jimmy Butler Once Again Takes Shot at Wolves After 76ers Debut
Jimmy Butler Once Again Takes Shot at Wolves After 76ers Debut

Butler didn't have a huge night statistically, scoring 15 points on 4-of-11 shooting. The Celtics, meanwhile, could not build on their come-from-behind win over the Raptors, falling 98-86 to a Utah Jazz team led by the game-high 28 points of Donovan Mitchell .

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  • Irving thrives on 'peace' of being in the zone
Irving thrives on 'peace' of being in the zone

The Celtics have also been a reliable wager while pegged as home chalk of two or fewer points, going 9-2 straight-up and 8-3 against the spread in their past 11 such outings, but are just 1-2 straight-up and against the spread in three home dates with the Raptors while favoured by two or fewer points.

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