• Leafs survive shark attack and snap losing streak against San Jose
Leafs survive shark attack and snap losing streak against San Jose

Don't believe me? Thornton found this out the hard way when squaring off against Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri on Thursday evening, as his beard became collateral damage. It'd be remiss not to mention the biggest storyline that now arises whenever the Sharks and Leafs face off: for the second time ever, the Sharks will face former Sha...

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  • Ross Barkley: Chelsea To Sign Everton Midfielder For £15m
Ross Barkley: Chelsea To Sign Everton Midfielder For £15m

With both Tottenham and even Arsenal interested in the England playmaker, the Blues want a swift resolution to the transfer rather than spend the entire January window. It looks like it's going to happen. The England worldwide has less than six months left on his contract at Goodison Park and Tottenham was hoping to get him for free in the summer...

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  • Serena Williams Drops out of Australian Open
Serena Williams Drops out of Australian Open

The 36-year-old was eight weeks pregnant last year when she triumphed for a seventh time at Melbourne Park to claim an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam title. Williams is the latest big name to withdraw from the year's opening Grand Slam, which will be played from January 15 to January 28. Other star players, including top-ranked Rafael Nadal, s...

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  • Isaiah Thomas to Be on Minutes Restriction After Return from Hip Injury
Isaiah Thomas to Be on Minutes Restriction After Return from Hip Injury

Isaiah Thomas will make a debut for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night that has been far too long in its gestation. Isaiah Thomas and Cavaliers fans have been looking forward to his return, and finally, it is happening. Even if he doesn't play, the Celtics will likely honor Thomas with a video tribute, as they have with several o...

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  • Oakland Raiders fire Jack Del Rio, clearing way for Jon Gruden's return
Oakland Raiders fire Jack Del Rio, clearing way for Jon Gruden's return

Yet, following Oakland's 6-10 finish, including an bad regression on offense, owner Mark Davis apparently will go all in to pursue Gruden with his team just two years away from moving to Las Vegas . Jon Gruden is a wanted man. Neither Gruden nor the Raiders have yet confirmed interest between the parties. Gruden, 54, coached the Raiders t...

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  • Cardinals QB Carson Palmer on retirement: 'I just know'
Cardinals QB Carson Palmer on retirement: 'I just know'

The Arizona Cardinals are expected to interview defensive coordinator James Bettcher for the open head coaching position Wednesday morning, according to 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's Mike Jurecki. I know for sure it will center around the five most important people in my life - my wife Shae and our four awesome kids. "What I'll never forge...

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  • Palwal Murders - What made a person kill 6 people at night
Palwal Murders - What made a person kill 6 people at night

Naresh, who has been admitted to a local hospital, is said to be mentally unstable. Police said Naresh was working in Indian Army as Lieutenant in 2003, but took voluntary retirement on medical grounds three years later. The woman was murdered in a hospital. The police have issued a high alert across Palwal in the wake of the murders due the ...

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  • Bournemouth comeback to earn a point against Brighton in 2018's first fixture
Bournemouth comeback to earn a point against Brighton in 2018's first fixture

Callum Wilson grabbed a point for Bournemouth with around 10 minutes to go, displaying razor-sharp reactions after a scramble in the goalmouth to poke home the equalizer for his second goal in three games. 43' - SAVE! Murray and Gross combine brilliantly - not for the first time - and the former picks out Izquierdo eight yards from goal with a l...

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  • Real Madrid Ready to Make Move for Harry Kane
Real Madrid Ready to Make Move for Harry Kane

All of his team-mates love him not only because of his performances but also because of how he is as a man". Son is one of the biggest stars in South Korea, where he is a celebrity comparable to David Beckham. Swansea have shipped lots of goals to the conventional top sides this season, so Spurs will feel fairly confident of getting a win he...

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  • Packers GM Ted Thompson
Packers GM Ted Thompson "transitioning into new role"

While team president and CEO Mark Murphy announced current Packers general manager Ted Thompson is assuming a role as a senior advisor to football operations, he clarified the franchise isn't looking for a new head coach. His forthcoming firing seemed certain yesterday after head coach Mike McCarthy refused to talk about Capers's future with th...

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  • Murray pulls out of Brisbane event with hip injury
Murray pulls out of Brisbane event with hip injury

Murray had travelled from London, to Abu Dhabi, to Brisbane as he meant to honor his commitment to the tournament and get a tuneup event under his belt before the first Grand Slam of the season. "I want to wish Garbine a fast recovery and I hope she gets better for the Slam". "If you're not going to have surgery there comes a point where you ne...

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  • Former Chelsea hero Diego Costa officially presented to Atletico Madrid fans
Former Chelsea hero Diego Costa officially presented to Atletico Madrid fans

Griezmann has been linked with a move to big European clubs especially to Atletico's local rivals, Barcelona. While he has been training with Atletico since, he has only now been presented to the fans at the new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.

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  • Chelsea hammer struggling Stoke City 5-0
Chelsea hammer struggling Stoke City 5-0

With injuries depleting his defensive options and a huge game with Rafael Benitez's fellow strugglers on New Year's day, Hughes rung the changes at Stamford Bridge. "Today, for example, Hazard was rested". I'm very pleased with the performance of all my players and to finish with another clean sheet. "I made decisions that I feel will help us, ce...

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  • Alabama routes Clemson in Sugar Bowl; faces Georgia next
Alabama routes Clemson in Sugar Bowl; faces Georgia next

Everybody will have their eyes on the slot, where Clemson receiver Hunter Renfrow matches up with Alabama unanimous All-American defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick. Clemson has its state rivalry with SC and its divisional rivalry with Florida State, with the Tigers having won the past three in the series after once losing 11 straight when Florida ...

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  • Gionta named captain of United States men's team for Pyeongchang Olympics
Gionta named captain of United States men's team for Pyeongchang Olympics

He played for the U.S.at the 2006 Olympics and has been practicing with the AHL's Rochester Americans to stay in shape for Pyeongchang. Every kid dreams of playing in the Olympics and I'm the same way. The initial American roster includes the admittedly "semiretired" Gionta, three players from the A.H.L.in Bourque, Bobby Butler and John McCarthy ,...

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  • Did Wenger and Alexis get lucky with Man City injuries?
Did Wenger and Alexis get lucky with Man City injuries?

Manchester City now sit 14 points clear at the top of the league. Alexis Sanchez is free to open discussions with clubs from Monday over a free summer transfer, having allowed his existing terms to expire. "He knows he needs Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil until the end of the season to get Arsenal back in the Champions League". The Chilean ...

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  • LeSean McCoy Carted Off With Ankle Injury
LeSean McCoy Carted Off With Ankle Injury

Joe Flacco and the Ravens turned around a 24-10 third-quarter deficit to lead the Cincinnati Bengals , 27-24, in a scoreline that would have punched the Ravens' ticket to the Wild Card round instead of the Bills. McCoy entered Week 17 ranked fourth in the National Football League with 1,128 rushing yards. Before the injury, McCoy ran 11 times f...

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  • Cleveland Browns WR Rashard Higgins catches second TD pass against Pittsburgh Steelers
Cleveland Browns WR Rashard Higgins catches second TD pass against Pittsburgh Steelers

Owner Jimmy Haslam made that official after the game, but Jackson was near tears as he addressed the media in his postgame news conference. We're going to let the outcome of the game decide itself by how we play. Bitonio was on injured reserve with an ankle injury. Jackson and Joe Thomas came to tears in the locker room after they beat the Chargers...

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  • Man Utd's Young charged with violent conduct for elbowing Tadic
Man Utd's Young charged with violent conduct for elbowing Tadic

The likely ban will see Young missing Premier League clashes with Everton and Stoke City while the 31-year-old will also miss an FA Cup fixture against Derby County. "He accepted a violent conduct charge following an off-the-ball incident during yesterday's game against Southampton, but argued the suspension was excessive", the FA said in a stat...

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  • Jon Gruden Is
Jon Gruden Is "Genuinely Interested" In Oakland Raiders Job

A surprise candidate has emerged as a potential destination for Jon Gruden's seemingly inevitable return to coaching, but it probably should not have been a surprise at all - the Oakland Raiders . Under Gruden, the Raiders managed to reach the AFC Championship Game in 2001, though they lost to the Baltimore Ravens. The Raiders finished the sea...

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