• Stifling defense helps Denver Broncos jolt New York Jets, end skid
Stifling defense helps Denver Broncos jolt New York Jets, end skid

The tone was set early and this time sustained, as quarterback Trevor Siemian guided the Broncos on a 12-play scoring drive on their first possession, and Denver's defense quickly gave them another shot to extend it. The Denver defense has been stingy, suffocating and opportunistic. Later in the fourth quarter, a 40 yard field goal from McM...

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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 28-year-old backup was drafted by the Eagles in 2012 and played two season, including a 2013 Pro Bowl year. The Rams offense came to life in the third quarter, as has been the case so often this season, and had built a four-point lead by the 14-minute mark of the fourth quarter, with Nick Foles suddenly pressed into action.

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  • Counting down the Panthers who mattered most in clutch win over Vikings
Counting down the Panthers who mattered most in clutch win over Vikings

He did not return to the game. So finishing tied with New Orleans won't be good enough for the Panthers . Case Keenum threw for 227 yards and connected with Kyle Rudolph and Jerick McKinnon for the only two scores they needed. Detroit Lions nearly squandered a 14-point final-quarter lead as they defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-21 thanks to...

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  • Tamba Hali active for Chiefs, Raiders' Amari Cooper set to play
Tamba Hali active for Chiefs, Raiders' Amari Cooper set to play

Already down double-digits to Kansas City, the Raiders need every win they can get to keep pace in a crowded AFC playoff race. Looking ahead: The Chiefs , 7-6, will return to Arrowhead, where they will play host to the Los Angeles Chargers at 7:25 p.m.

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  • Arsene Wenger explains Alexis Sanchez's poor display against Southampton
Arsene Wenger explains Alexis Sanchez's poor display against Southampton

In just the 3rd minute of the game, Southampton were handed the lead as Charlie Austin made the most of Dusan Tadic's pass to beat Petr Cech and break the hearts of Arsenal's devout fans. Should have got the second really", said Austin, who had a low shot from the right well saved by Cech minutes after scoring. "It was a bit in their head a...

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  • Jurgen Klopp hits out at penalty decision as Liverpool held by Everton
Jurgen Klopp hits out at penalty decision as Liverpool held by Everton

Lacking their usually clinical prowess in front of goal, Mohamed Salah's first-half opener was eventually cancelled out by a Wayne Rooney penalty. "Of all the challenges in this game, and only one team is playing [football], you give such a penalty, that's unbelievable", he said. Now one team can celebrate, probably, and we can't.

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  • U.S. team will compete in Winter Olympics unless 'legally or physically impossible'
U.S. team will compete in Winter Olympics unless 'legally or physically impossible'

We have always talked about keeping our athletes safe. "I think there was just some miscommunication there rather than anything meant to be substantive or send a message". A spokesperson for the International Olympic Committee said the organization has "been informed that the position of the South Korean government, with regard to security at the O...

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  • Packers WR Davante Adams stuns Browns with game-winning TD in OT
Packers WR Davante Adams stuns Browns with game-winning TD in OT

Adams finished with 25.4 FanDuel points in Week 14 after an original projection of 13.9. Gordon made the reception with much ease over a smaller defender using his 6-foot-3 and 225 lbs frame to his advantage. On third-and-4 from the 37, Kizer fired a pass to tight end David Njoku , who was initially ruled to have caught the ball for a first down...

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  • Chris Evans Invites Bullying Victim Keaton Jones To 'Avengers: Infinity War' Premiere
Chris Evans Invites Bullying Victim Keaton Jones To 'Avengers: Infinity War' Premiere

Keaton's confessional video about bullying has been watched more than 17 million times. On Friday, his mother, Kimberly Jones , shared a video on Facebook of her son detailing the bullying he's experienced at school. Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White said he wanted to bring Keaton to Las Vegas to hang out at UFC headquar...

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  • Baker Mayfield wins the 2017 Heisman Trophy
Baker Mayfield wins the 2017 Heisman Trophy

If Mayfield, who has also rushed for 310 yards and five touchdowns, can lead Oklahoma to a national championship, he would be the 15th player to win both the Heisman and a national championship in the same season. Mayfield played high school football in Austin, Texas, but did not receive a scholarship offer from the Longhorns. Speaking of Mayfiel...

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  • Did Houston Texans let Tom Savage re-enter game with concussion?
Did Houston Texans let Tom Savage re-enter game with concussion?

Celek's 61-yard catch-and-run in the third quarter was the longest reception of his career. San Francisco kicker Robbie Gould drilled field goals of 52, 35, 25 and 41 yards to aid the cause. Before the Texans' next offensive series, a team official held on to Savage's jersey and arm as he tried to go on to the field. Yates, who hadn't appeare...

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  • LeSean McCoy all Bills need to survive instant classic in snow
LeSean McCoy all Bills need to survive instant classic in snow

GORE VS. MCCOY: This marks the sixth time Gore and McCoy have been on opposite sidelines since McCoy entered the National Football League in 2009 with Philadelphia. The Colts initially made a decision to go for a two-point conversion, but were called for offensive pass interference. However, Vinatieri missed a 43-yard field goal.

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  • Navy Loses To Army For Second Consecutive Year
Navy Loses To Army For Second Consecutive Year

Army took the lead with a 65-yard drive that spanned almost eight minutes. Army defeated Navy in a classic snow-covered Army-Navy Game 14-13 after Navy missed a 48-yard kick as time expired. That meant 21 carries for 94 yards from Bradshaw and 12 carries for 57 yards by Woolfolk, the fullback. In wintry conditions, the two national rivals w...

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  • California declares state of emergency over massive wildfire
California declares state of emergency over massive wildfire

Hundreds of fire fighters have been working very hard to minimize damage to property and evacuations are taking place in many places in south California, said authorities. Officials said the expect containment to be achieved by Monday, Dec. 11, but Santa Ana winds that would continue to blow forcefully through Sunday could create further complicati...

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  • Dropped Joe Hart stuck at West Ham
Dropped Joe Hart stuck at West Ham

Hart's form for West Ham has been unconvincing this season so his understudy Adrian is in contention to start against Chelsea on Saturday. "Joe is England's number one and Adrian is a really good goalkeeper here at West Ham so we have good competition".

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  • Steelers' Smith-Schuster, Bengals' Iloka each banned 1 game
Steelers' Smith-Schuster, Bengals' Iloka each banned 1 game

Not according to the Steelers. He said he did not think he should have been suspended. "You are suspended for the risky and unsportsmanlike acts you committed during the fourth quarter of last night's game. Foster, one of Pittsburgh's representatives to the NFL Players Association, called the entire process flawed. "It should be a committee of ...

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  • OR names former Alabama assistant Mario Cristobal head coach
OR names former Alabama assistant Mario Cristobal head coach

Cristobal served on Nick Saban's Alabama coaching staff from 2013 to 2016 before moving on to OR this season. Cristobal joined OR football in January of 2017. He spent four seasons as assistant head coach and offensive line coach at Alabama from 2013-16. The 47-year-old Cristobal becomes Oregon's 34th head coach.

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  • NL MVP Stanton rules out Giants, Cardinals
NL MVP Stanton rules out Giants, Cardinals

While they technically are disallowed from having Stanton lower his contract to make it more palatable, even if he were open to the idea, it's possible they could propose additional opt-outs for him, or perhaps the team, to lessen the likely commitment (though even that may be disallowed).

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  • Japanese star Shohei Ohtani will sign with Angels
Japanese star Shohei Ohtani will sign with Angels

ET on December 22 to agree to a contract with an Major League Baseball team. "We are honored Shohei Ohtani has made a decision to join the Angels organization", the franchise said in a brief statement. Ohtani likely could have received a deal worth more than $100 million if he had waited two years to move stateside, but Ohtani wasn't interest...

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  • LaVar: Sons LiAngelo, LaMelo sign with agent
LaVar: Sons LiAngelo, LaMelo sign with agent

Their new agent, Harrison Gaines , already represents the oldest of the Ball brothers, Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball . While Lonzo Ball was a college basketball star, his father has assured that the other two sons will not be.

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