• Cardinals QB Carson Palmer announces retirement
Cardinals QB Carson Palmer announces retirement

The 39-year-old Bettcher served under Arians as outside linebackers coach for the Indianapolis Colts in 2012, and he took on the same role in Arizona in 2013 when Arians became the head coach in Arizona. "For me, that time is now". Carson Palmer's NFL career is over after 15 years in the league with three teams. Those are details that I know fa...

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  • Packers apparently extended Mike McCarthy during the season
Packers apparently extended Mike McCarthy during the season

NFL Network is reporting that Packers General Manager Ted Thompson is expected to transition into a new role within the organization , and the team is looking for a new general manager. Both have interviewed for several GM openings around the league in recent years. Brian Gutenkunst is the team's Director of Player Personnel and Russ Ball is ...

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  • Tearful Gabriel Jesus forced off for City
Tearful Gabriel Jesus forced off for City

Pep Guardiola says striker Gabriel Jesus could be out of action for two months following the draw with Crystal Palace , and has refused to rule out a move to Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez to replace him. He made his way to the dressing room in tears, consoled by City's medical staff. Guardiola has voiced unhappiness at some challenges on his pl...

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  • Raiders pursuing Jon Gruden with offer of potential ownership stake
Raiders pursuing Jon Gruden with offer of potential ownership stake

During a 6-10 finish in 2017 that resulted in a third-place finish in the AFC West, the Raiders struggled under offensive coordinator Todd Downing, fueled by a mediocre passing attack and a ground game that lingered near the bottom of the National Football League rankings all season despite the Raiders' big-money commitments to offensive linemen Ke...

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  • Texans expected to retain Bill O'Brien
Texans expected to retain Bill O'Brien

ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted that Tiffany Smith has been undergoing treatments in Arizona; Rick Smith has been traveling back and forth to care for her. Alex Marvez of Sporting News reported Sunday that Texans head coach Bill O'Brien was set to force owner Bob McNair to choose between keeping him or Smith for 2018 and beyond.

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  • Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles
Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles are heading into the playoffs with no further injuries after playing it safe in a 6-0 loss to Dallas on Sunday. The injury bug has gotten the Eagles pretty good this year, with star players such as Jordan Hicks out for the year with an Achilles injury and Darren Sproles, Jason Peters, and Carson Went done for the y...

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  • Big Ten Bowl Preview: 2017 Playstation Fiesta Bowl
Big Ten Bowl Preview: 2017 Playstation Fiesta Bowl

Penn State could wonder what might have been in the CFP, but a Fiesta Bowl is a nice way to close out the season. With three-fourths of the conference headed to bowl games , there was potential for the Pac-12 to have an impressive showing and prove that despite not having a team qualify for the College Football Playoff, it is still one of t...

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  • Serena Williams loses in comeback match after pregnancy
Serena Williams loses in comeback match after pregnancy

Anderson broke Carreno Busta early in the second game of the opening set, and then his aggression paid off in the second-set tie-breaker as he earned a place in the semi-finals on Friday against world number five Dominic Thiem of Austria.

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  • Thompson carries Miss State to 31-27 victory in TaxSlayer
Thompson carries Miss State to 31-27 victory in TaxSlayer

Jackson completed 13 of 31 passes for 171 yards, with two touchdowns, four picks and six sacks. In what's likely to be his last collegiate game , Jackson should again impress with a dazzling performance. For the season, Thompson has thrown for 261 yards, two touchdowns and an interception to go along with 299 yards and three scores on the ground. ...

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  • Dirk Koetter to return as Bucs coach in 2018
Dirk Koetter to return as Bucs coach in 2018

The Bucs enter Week 17 at 4-11. Tampa Bay's previous two head coaches were fired after two seasons: Lovie Smith went 8-24 in 2014-15 and Greg Schiano went 11-21 in 2012-13. The Buccaneers are now mired in their second five-game losing streak of the season. There's a chance that they end up being the only team in the NFC South not to reach the pla...

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  • EPL: Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Arsenal defeat Crystal Palace
EPL: Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Arsenal defeat Crystal Palace

Shkodran Mustafi had given the dominant visitors a deserved lead after 25 minutes but Arsenal were made to rue a host of first-half near-misses as Palace roared back soon after the break with a well-worked Andros Townsend goal. Arsenal: Cech 6, Koscielny 6, Mustafi 6, Chambers 5, Bellerin 6, Xhaka 6, Wilshere 7, Kolasinac 5, Ozil 6, Sanch...

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  • Plane makes U-turn for carrying wrong passenger
Plane makes U-turn for carrying wrong passenger

The LA to Tokyo plane carrying Chrissy Teigen and singer husband John Legend was turned around halfway with a wrong passenger onboard. She wondered on Twitter why the plane was turning around hours into the 11-hour flight. She also added: "I don't know why I'm not more upset about this". Although police haven't said exactly what the mix-up ...

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  • Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are set up with a 'defending approach'
Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are set up with a 'defending approach'

Philippe Coutinho , captain for the day, led the way with a curling shot into the top corner after six minutes. Liverpool pressed further forward to get the second goal and Andrew Robertson almost made it two for them in the ninth minute but he directed his shot wide after he was set up by Coutinho.

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  • James Harrison released by Steelers
James Harrison released by Steelers

The Steelers released Harrison on Saturday to make room for offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert , who returned from his suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substance policy. Harrison would get a chance to face his former team if the Patriots and Steelers meet in the conference championship for a rematch of last year's title ...

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  • STEELERS ON 11: Steelers clinch first-round bye with win against Texans
STEELERS ON 11: Steelers clinch first-round bye with win against Texans

Hilton, a former undrafted free agent who is in his first season with the Steelers, became the first cornerback in the history of the National Football League to record three sacks in a game since sacks became official in 1982. Yates replaced Heinicke on the next series. The Steelers will close out their 2017 regular season with a home game a...

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  • Rosen prefers Giants over Browns
Rosen prefers Giants over Browns

Whether or not the Browns have the No. 1 pick will factor into his decision, sources told Schefter. USC quarterback Sam Darnold was already reportedly considering not entering the NFL Draft if it meant he could land with the Cleveland Browns , and apparently UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen may be in the same mindset.

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  • Box of horse manure sent to Mnuchin
Box of horse manure sent to Mnuchin

Officials say the delivery was addressed to the treasury secretary but was left in front of one of his neighbors' homes. Mnuchin, who KNBC said was not home when the package was discovered, is a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc executive and Hollywood film financier.

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  • Harry Kane admit Alan Shearer's inspired landmark treble
Harry Kane admit Alan Shearer's inspired landmark treble

Kane converted an early penalty and struck twice more in the second half to match Alan Shearer's feat of 36 set in 1995. He will be able to break Shearer's record on boxing day, when Spurs play host to Southampton at Wembley. "You always want to finish a game off away from home". The team today fought, it was a massive battle, Burnley are d...

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  • Arsenal and Liverpool share spoils in six-goal thriller
Arsenal and Liverpool share spoils in six-goal thriller

In August, Liverpool had all but annihilated Arsenal with their blitzkrieg and a similar story unfolded in the first half. The second half brought about seven minutes of absolute madness. But Arsenal wasn't done. Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah scored either side of half-time to put Liverpool ahead and had even more chances to put...

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  • TJ Vasher catches TD in Tech's bowl loss
TJ Vasher catches TD in Tech's bowl loss

Texas Tech: The Red Raiders couldn't translate a 249-130 edge in first-half yards into an advantage on the scoreboard. The first came on a perfectly thrown ball downfield against a Texas Tech coverage bust. Texas Tech had a odd day in the Birmingham Bowl on the offensive side of the bowl. Still, Shimonek put Texas Tech in a position to win,...

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  • Marks matched as India ace T20 series
Marks matched as India ace T20 series

In his first series as India captain, however, he has reached a different level as a batsman, scoring runs in commanding fashion against a hapless Sri Lanka side. Rohit drew level with David Miller , who had done the same against Bangladesh earlier this year. This was the fastest hundred by an Indian batsman in the format.

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  • Former Piston Villanueva Goes Off On Twitter After Thieves Steal His Toilet
Former Piston Villanueva Goes Off On Twitter After Thieves Steal His Toilet

The former National Basketball Association player - who last played in 2016 with the Dallas Mavericks - took to Twitter on Tuesday to share that his Dallas home had been broken into.

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  • Islanders beat soccer club in Belmont Park shootout
Islanders beat soccer club in Belmont Park shootout

The New York Islanders have been playing in Barclays Center , home of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets, since 2015. Team owner Jon Ledecky was confident those issues would be resolved; he, fans and elected officials focused primarily on what they saw as a positive turning point for the team that won four straight championships in the 1980s but has fail...

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  • Giants land slugging third baseman Evan Longoria in blockbuster trade
Giants land slugging third baseman Evan Longoria in blockbuster trade

Before the news broke, USA Today's Bob Nightengale had reported that the San Francisco Giants "have keen interest" in adding Longoria, especially if the Rays were willing to take back a player making big money in a trade . By adding Longoria and dumping Span's salary in the same deal, the franchise adds just $2.5 million to its bottom line f...

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  • 10-year paper contract won't last for Lane Kiffin
10-year paper contract won't last for Lane Kiffin

Should Kiffin actually honor the length of the contract, then he will be staying in Boca Raton through the 2027 college football season. RB Devin Singletary, Florida Atlantic: Who got to be Kiffin's main man to handle the offense? The only other team with a chance to claim that distinction would be UCF, if the Knights can beat Auburn in the...

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  • Celtics get late steal to rally past Pacers
Celtics get late steal to rally past Pacers

Marcus Smart quickly scored from in the lane, the Pacers called a timeout and the Celtics immediately sent Oladipo to the line. With Boston trailing by one with 10 seconds remaining, all the Pacers seemingly had to do was accept a foul, sink a pair of free throws and hope the Celtics didn't knock down a game-tying, desperation 3-pointer.

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  • Cam Newton ruins Aaron Rodgers' return and ends Packers playoff hopes
Cam Newton ruins Aaron Rodgers' return and ends Packers playoff hopes

With that, we give you our PFF-exclusive takeaways from the contest for each team. Several Panthers had a memorable day on offense, including rookie running back Christian McCaffrey - who touched the ball nine times for 60 yards and a receiving touchdown on the Panthers' opening drive of the game - and receiver Damiere Byrd , who caught hi...

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  • NY police investigating rap mogul Russell Simmons
NY police investigating rap mogul Russell Simmons

Hines, who claims Simmons raped her in his NY office in the early 1980s, is one of 12 women who have accused Simmons of sexual misconduct. Cutrone on Thursday told Page Six that Simmons tried to rape her in 1991 in his apartment. Through his Instagram account, Simmons added, "My intention is not to diminish the #MeToo movement in anyway, ...

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  • Detroit Lions break out a Rockettes kick line for touchdown celebration
Detroit Lions break out a Rockettes kick line for touchdown celebration

Detroit is 7-6 and fighting for a playoff spot, and this game against Chicago has helped the Lions so far. The Lions beat the Bears earlier this year in Chicago. Listed as questionable are defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, tackle Emmett Cleary and guard T.J. Lang. Tackle Rick Wagner is also out with an ankle injury.

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  • Former NBA Player Lorenzen Wright's Ex-Wife Arrested for his Murder
Former NBA Player Lorenzen Wright's Ex-Wife Arrested for his Murder

Memphis Police Major Darren Goods, head of the Multi-Agency Gang Unit, said last May or early June the gang unit received information about the case. "We went to the crime scene and walked in Lorenzen's final steps". She was criticized for burning through almost a million dollars of her ex-husband's life insurance money that was taken out just six ...

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