• Houston to host College Football Playoff National Championship in 2024
Houston to host College Football Playoff National Championship in 2024

The game then will go to Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium in 2022, the new National Football League stadium in Los Angeles in 2023 and Houston's NRG Stadium in 2024. The stadium also hosted the matchup of Clemson and Oklahoma in the national semifinals in 2015. "Indianapolis offers a welcoming atmosphere that is second to none", said Bill Hanc...

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  • Broncos Considering Starting Paxton Lynch Over Trevor Siemian
Broncos Considering Starting Paxton Lynch Over Trevor Siemian

We ran the ball for 177 [yards] and the pass [protection] was better, but it all falls back to turning the ball over five times. "That's insane. You can't win when you turn the ball over five times". "That's not my job, my job is to play quarterback and play the best I can, " Siemian said when asked if he was anxious Joseph would make a change .

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  • Eagles trade for Miami running back Jay Ajayi
Eagles trade for Miami running back Jay Ajayi

On the heels of news reported Tuesday morning that Miami traded running back Jay Ajayi to the Philadelphia Eagles for a fourth-round pick, it was reported by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald that Landry also could be on the market.

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  • Ohio State moves to No. 3 after win over Penn State
Ohio State moves to No. 3 after win over Penn State

The then-No. 6 Ohio State Buckeyes boosted their College Football Playoff hopes dramatically with Saturday's 39-38 comeback win over the then-No. Here's how the Power Five stacks up following a thrilling Week 9 across the nation. That's 11 teams for two spots, an even dozen if you'd like to include twice-beaten Iowa State , which, oh by th...

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  • Leicester City name Claude Puel as new manager
Leicester City name Claude Puel as new manager

Every coach and every manager has their ideas on how they want to play, and I certainly do. Leicester City looked pretty darn good on Sunday. But despite reaching the Champions League quarter-finals previous year, Leicester struggled in the league until a late-season flourish lifted them to 12th in the table.

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  • De Kock sets South Africa up for T20 triumph
De Kock sets South Africa up for T20 triumph

This is the 3rd biggest margin in terms of runs for South Africa after their 130-run win against Scotland and 84-run win against England with both coming in 2009. He hit Rubel Hossain for two back to back boundaries and then whipped one wide of long-on for a brace before finally driving one wide of sweeper cover for a two and bringing up his cent...

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  • Brees leads Saints over Bears for fifth straight win
Brees leads Saints over Bears for fifth straight win

Zach Miller managed to hold onto a pass in the end zone as his left leg bent awkwardly, but not according to the National Football League rules, CBS Chicago reports. Both teams made plenty of mistakes in the game, but it was New Orleans who was able to take better advantage of their opportunities and continue their winning streak, leaving the B...

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  • Most of NFL's Houston Texans kneel during anthem after owner's 'inmates' remark
Most of NFL's Houston Texans kneel during anthem after owner's 'inmates' remark

On Friday, several Texans players reportedly walked out of practice , but later returned following the comments. And that's exactly what they did before Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks . I never meant to offend anyone and I was not referring to our players. "I was referring to the relationship between the league office and team owne...

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  • Travis Benjamin's Punt Return Results In Embarrassing Safety
Travis Benjamin's Punt Return Results In Embarrassing Safety

The punt placed the Chargers at their own 12-yard-line. The New England Patriots have won their fourth Super Bowl in the Brady/Belichick Era by defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28 - 24 in Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona. In the second quarter, Benjamin fielded a punt, but bobbled the ball as he caught it. New England stalled out on its next drive,...

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  • MotoGP: Pedrosa on pole after frantic qualifying at Sepang
MotoGP: Pedrosa on pole after frantic qualifying at Sepang

The Italian walked away from the crash unscathed but never threatened the front-runners in the two qualifying sessions and will line-up on the fourth row just behind last year's race victor, British Honda rider Cal Crutchlow. Now it's time for the 20-lap Malaysian Grand Prix. Of course, Pedrosa's presence at the top of the grid, gives them some bre...

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  • Winx wins 22nd straight race, taking the Cox Plate 2017
Winx wins 22nd straight race, taking the Cox Plate 2017

Now that she is Australia's richest-ever racehorse, the A$230,000 paid by part-owner Magic Bloodstock for Winx at the 2013 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale looks like a colossal bargain. "It was a great run today, but I'd rather we'd won". "She's been at her absolute premium each time she's been here but there's no doubt she loves racing...

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  • New Zealand eye history in repeat of 2016 clash
New Zealand eye history in repeat of 2016 clash

The hosts kept the rubber alive by making a comeback in Pune on Wednesday after they were completely outplayed by Kane Williamson's men in the first match in Mumbai last Sunday. "But India are a tough team in their own conditions as they have shown that over a while". The legspinner is yet to get a game and his wrist-spinning abilities might give...

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  • Astros manager AJ Hinch denies hotel bar altercation with Dodgers fans
Astros manager AJ Hinch denies hotel bar altercation with Dodgers fans

He said "let's get this out of the way", before adding that it was a shame that he get's asked about "nonsense". That report cited sources who claimed that Hinch "snapped" and began cursing and yelling at trash-talking Dodgers fans in the bar of the Pasadena, California hotel.

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  • Pochettino and Mourinho have moved on from Dier controversy
Pochettino and Mourinho have moved on from Dier controversy

Another consideration for United is the imminent return of Marcos Rojo from injury, with the Argentina worldwide defender also preferred by Mourinho, pushing Shaw further down the left-back pecking order. "I was surprised but happy about his words because it is not easy for the players to recognise and to admit", Mourinho said. Shaw has struggled...

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  • National Anthem Protests Just Reached a New Level
National Anthem Protests Just Reached a New Level

Despite starting in 11 games last season for the 49ers, Kaepernick has been unable to find a spot in the NFL. NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart told a conference call that a meeting between the league, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and players will be held early next week and that he expected the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to be invi...

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  • Yankees manager Joe Girardi will not return next season
Yankees manager Joe Girardi will not return next season

Girardi , who made $4 million a year during his last contract, is reportedly seeking a pay raise, which NY may not give him. As for the Yankees , there is no clear candidate in line to take over as manager, and candidates both inside and outside the organization are expected to be considered for the role.

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  • Chelsea boss issues huge warning to players and threatens to axe them
Chelsea boss issues huge warning to players and threatens to axe them

Aaron Lennon and Kevin Mirallas were to get in behind the defense, while the three man midfield would win the ball and get it to Wayne Rooney , who would then provide service to the wide forwards. Both teams made several changes from the line-ups that featured in the Premier League last weekend and while Everton enjoyed good pressure in the s...

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  • WTA Finals: Caroline Garcia finds joy among the tears to overcome Svitolina
WTA Finals: Caroline Garcia finds joy among the tears to overcome Svitolina

The rankings show Halep as the world leader and Wozniacki in sixth but the Romanian was utterly outclassed as her opponent raced through the first set in 23 minutes on the back of a 94 percent first serve success rate. "[Wozniacki] played some great two matches". "It was so many up-and-down in this matches, a little bit like the one we played...

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  • Pedroia undergoes surgery on left knee
Pedroia undergoes surgery on left knee

Pedroia made two trips to the disabled list (29 days combined) during 2017 because of left knee inflammation. Pedroia has four years and $56 million left on his contract. The Red Sox described the surgery, performed in NY, as "cartilage restoration". Pedroia first broke in with the Red Sox in 2006, playing in only 31 games.

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  • ESPN Dumps 'Barstool Van Talk' After Only One Episode Amidst Employee Complaints
ESPN Dumps 'Barstool Van Talk' After Only One Episode Amidst Employee Complaints

The show, however, wasn't without controversy. The loyal cult following of Barstool Sports is prepared to wage a full-fledged war against ESPN, and Jenn Sterger is providing the "Stoolies" with plenty of ammunition. Sam Ponder, the host of ESPN's Sunday Morning Countdown , took to Twitter on October 17 to criticize ESPN for working with Barst...

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  • Eric Bledsoe leaves team after reeling Suns fire Watson
Eric Bledsoe leaves team after reeling Suns fire Watson

Hornacek's hiring by the New York Knicks , which was finalized in June 2016, had been the most recent change - and the irony there is that Watson got the job in Phoenix with 33 games left in the 2015-16 season, after the Suns fired Hornacek.

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  • Mourinho's pragmatism transforming Manchester United
Mourinho's pragmatism transforming Manchester United

The two clubs will be meeting in a competitive fixture for the first time since 1972. Having netted four goals in wins over West Ham United, Swansea City, Everton, Burton Albion, CSKA Moscow and Crystal Palace, United's last two games against Liverpool and Benfica made those performances look like flat-track bullying.

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  • After Sachin, Virat Kohli now holds record for maximum ODI centuries
After Sachin, Virat Kohli now holds record for maximum ODI centuries

For the "Black Caps", young gun Tom Latham (103 no) and senior pro Ross Taylor (95) batted with lot of objective, chasing down a target of 281 in 49 overs with minimum fuss. Kohli then went on to add another 57 runs with MS Dhoni for the sixth wicket, with the latter scoring 25 off 42 balls with only two fours. Kohli shows good batting perfor...

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  • 'Thursday Night Football' Ratings Down As Raiders Score Close Win Over Chiefs
'Thursday Night Football' Ratings Down As Raiders Score Close Win Over Chiefs

Yet another defensive holding call, this time on Murray, went the Raiders' way and we got one more untimed down. Lynch was flagged immediately for his discretion and immediately thrown from the game in the second quarter. Amari Cooper was his favorite target with 11 catches for 210 yards and two scores, both in the first quarter. In the end, C...

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  • Jim Harbaugh's talking points after MI loss to Penn State
Jim Harbaugh's talking points after MI loss to Penn State

He got key blocks from left tackle Ryan Bates and left guard Steven Gonzalez.On the Lions' next possession, McSorley ran for 23 yards and then threw a 50-50 ball that 6-6 tight end Mike Gesicki pulled down for a 35-yard gain to the Wolverines' 15.On the next snap, Barkley took an option pitch from McSorley and scooted into the end zone to make it...

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  • Donald Penn Says Marshawn Lynch Left Bench to Protect Marcus Peters
Donald Penn Says Marshawn Lynch Left Bench to Protect Marcus Peters

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was handed a one-game suspension without pay on Friday after shoving an official during his team's victory over the Kansas City Chiefs , an National Football League statement said. "Marshawn wasn't doing anything he was just trying to protect his cousin [Peters], get his cousin to the sideline". He kn...

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  • League fines DeMarcus Cousins for cussing at fan
League fines DeMarcus Cousins for cussing at fan

Cousins , who starred at Kentucky during the 2009-10 season and went on to be drafted fifth in the 2010 NBA Draft, is the first victor of the offseason award with the program's inception in 2001. Kaiser Permanente and the National Basketball Association will donate $10,000 on Cousins' behalf to the Houston Mayor's Relief Fund through Dynamo Cha...

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  • Conte admits to Chelsea midfield crisis ahead of Watford clash
Conte admits to Chelsea midfield crisis ahead of Watford clash

That's despite winning the Premier League title last season, and he thinks that the players need to do more - as does he in order to win the games. His schedule was less of a problem last season due to the lack of demands from European football but with a small squad and a battle on four fronts in the 2017/18 campaign, Chelsea are being stretch...

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  • Protesters heckle Richard Spencer at Univ. of Florida talk
Protesters heckle Richard Spencer at Univ. of Florida talk

UF President W. Kent Fuchs said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press that Spencer is "hijacking" public universities - which are compelled by the First Amendment to provide a speaking forum - and forcing taxpayers to pay the resulting security costs.

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  • NFL Draft Set for Texas in 2018
NFL Draft Set for Texas in 2018

Until that move in 2015, NY had been the draft's home for almost 50 years at a variety of venues including Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall. It was the most-watched cable program of the week and the most-watched sports event of the week on both broadcast and cable networks. According to a "tweet" by Ian Rapoport, the city of Dallas...

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