• Winter Olympics: Team USA men's hockey beats Slovakia, advances to quarterfinals
Winter Olympics: Team USA men's hockey beats Slovakia, advances to quarterfinals

Loser goes home . Let's go. "We have to attack, we have to get in on the forecheck, we have to use our offensive players that we do have, the skillset that we do have". After losing a 2-0 lead and dropping their first contest to Slovenia, the Americans bounced back with a 2-1 victory over Slovakia in a Group B game that aired live in the United St...

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  • Robert Mueller charges lawyer with lying to investigators in Russian Federation probe
Robert Mueller charges lawyer with lying to investigators in Russian Federation probe

Mueller charged Manafort and Gates in October with conspiracy, fraud and money laundering related to lobbying work they did for a Russian-friendly political party in Ukraine and former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. If Gates agrees to cooperate in the probe, that could put more pressure on Manafort and others who worked in the Trump campaig...

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  • JD Martinez agrees to five-year deal with Boston Red Sox
JD Martinez agrees to five-year deal with Boston Red Sox

Boston lacked power in 2017, finishing last in the American League by hitting only 168 homeruns in 162 regular season games. In essence, that night summed up Martinez's summer with the D-backs and his 2017 season in general, so Red Sox fans: Have fun.

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  • Buccaneers release RB Doug Martin after six seasons
Buccaneers release RB Doug Martin after six seasons

The Bucs announced their decision on Tuesday, with Martin coming off another disappointing season for Tampa Bay. Peyton Barber , a back-up, is a pending "exclusive rights free agent". It was the second consecutive underwhelming campaign for the two-time Pro Bowler, who failed to crack 450 rushing yards in either of the past two seasons.

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  • Team USA Gets Smoked by Team World in High-Scoring Bout
Team USA Gets Smoked by Team World in High-Scoring Bout

He was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the 27th pick of the 2014 draft but elected to stay in EuroLeague for a few more years, where he was twice a EuroLeague Rising Star and once a EuroLeague champion. Team World made 23 3-point baskets to 11 for Team USA . "You know, it was (an) All-Star Game, so it wasn't like a really competitive game...

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  • Czech Republic beats Canada in shootout
Czech Republic beats Canada in shootout

Lacking a generational talent with the National Hockey League passing on Pyeongchang, Desjardins led off with fourth-line winger Maxim Lapierre, followed with Wojtek Wolski, Derek Roy and Mason Raymond and closed with defenceman Maxim Noreau, who beat Pavel Francouz but not the post, ending a run of 11 straight Olympic wins for Canada.

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  • Age is nothing but a number for the Winter Olympians of 2018
Age is nothing but a number for the Winter Olympians of 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin already had waited four years for this moment. After windy conditions in South Korea forced officials to postpone the women's slalom and giant slalom events several times, Schiffrin will have to compete on a compressed schedule.

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  • Woods one-over in first round at Riviera
Woods one-over in first round at Riviera

Ted Tryba shot 61 in the third round to take a two-shot lead, with Woods and Ernie Els right behind. "I guess the next stage in my career would be to win a PGA Tour event and move up that way", Fleetwood said in California. This is not the same guy who once didn't even acknowledge his mother walking to the first tee at the Masters. His expect...

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  • Europa: Arsenal edge past Ostersunds FK in a comfortable win
Europa: Arsenal edge past Ostersunds FK in a comfortable win

This is bad news for Arsenal's lofty Europa League hopes, with Danny Welbeck now their ONLY available senior striker for their upcoming clash with Ostersund. And the Belgian striker pounced in the first minute of added time to give the two-time runners-up a precious lead in the tie. Now he is not, but just when he was pencilled to join the ...

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  • Canada wins curling gold
Canada wins curling gold

Winnipeg's Kaitlyn Lawes is a two-time Olympic gold medallist. Morris earned his second gold, as well, his first coming in the men's event back in 2010 in Vancouver. Also, Jesse Cockney was 35 in 3:18.54 and Russell Kennedy was 54 in 3:23.37. Gough followed in 3:05.644. In the women's sprint classic, no Canadians making it out of the qualificat...

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  • Real Madrid coach Zidane: Guti wants my job? My answer…
Real Madrid coach Zidane: Guti wants my job? My answer…

The Brazilian moved from Barcelona to PSG in the summer, but is being strongly linked with a future transfer to Los Blancos . PSG, meanwhile, are pinning their hopes on Neymar , the world's most expensive player at €222 million (S$362.2 million), as they chase European glory that has thus far eluded them.

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  • Spurs fans are sick of one player following his performance against Juventus
Spurs fans are sick of one player following his performance against Juventus

Harry Kane had already pulled a goal back for Spurs , who earned a 2-2 draw thanks to a Christian Eriksen strike in the second half. "These types of players like [Lionel] Messi, like Neymar, like Cristiano [Ronaldo] can give the team different options".

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  • Hockey's Three Stars from Day 5 at the Olympics
Hockey's Three Stars from Day 5 at the Olympics

The United States had a 2-0 lead entering the third period thanks to goals by Brian O'Neill and Jordan Greenway. Greenway is the first black USA men's hockey player in Olympics history. With no National Hockey League players participating in the Winter Olympics for the first time since 1994, there is a bit of mystery surrounding the tournament ...

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  • Chris Mazdzer Latest News, Photos, and Videos
Chris Mazdzer Latest News, Photos, and Videos

Mazdzer won silver in the men's singles luge - becoming the first American to medal in the event. Today in PyeongChang, he was going for a third straight gold medal, and would become only the second man in history to do so. "One very bad run but that's sport", said Loch, who was consoled by IOC President and luge fan Thomas Bach at the venue. "The ...

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  • Eagles OC Reich favorite to become Colts coach
Eagles OC Reich favorite to become Colts coach

He would take the job that remained vacant after New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels backed out last week after reaching an agreement with the Colts . Frank Reich has will officially be their next head coach. Lest we forget, it was only two years ago that many of us were debating whether Reich's old boss and the newest Su...

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  • NCAA Tournament Selection Committee Reveals Top 16 Teams of Current Bracket
NCAA Tournament Selection Committee Reveals Top 16 Teams of Current Bracket

The No. 3 seeds are: Clemson (20-4), Texas Tech (21-4), Michigan State (24-3) and North Carolina (19-7). Virginia is running away with the ACC even after a home overtime loss to Virginia Tech Saturday for its first conference defeat, and it has earned the respect of the committee with the No.

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  • Martin Dúbravka makes Newcastle debut in United clash
Martin Dúbravka makes Newcastle debut in United clash

Hello good afternoon, the week 27 fixtures of the English Premier League continue this afternoon with Manchester United taking on Newcastle United at 14: 15 pm (GMT). "We had some [chances] with the score at 0-0", said Mourinho. Smalling was booked for simulation and Shelvey sent the resulting free-kick into the box.

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  • 'There is nothing impossible in the Premier League'
'There is nothing impossible in the Premier League'

Take a look through the gallery above to see the predictions for Gameweek 27 in the Premier League! This year we have less time to be ready for the games. He told BT Sport: "Away from home there is not the resolve, desire or hunger to defend". "Harry Kane is not old fashioned, he is the present and the future", said Pochettino after it was sug...

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  • Manchester City cool Mahrez interest
Manchester City cool Mahrez interest

The Algeria winger saw a deadline day switch to The Etihad fall through after Leicester chose to hold out for a fee of around £90million for the player. A friend of the player previously described the Premier League victor as being "very depressed" about having his move to the Etihad blocked. I think it is important in this hard time to keep al...

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  • Isaiah Thomas 'Tired Of Being Traded', Rather Stay With Cleveland Cavaliers
Isaiah Thomas 'Tired Of Being Traded', Rather Stay With Cleveland Cavaliers

Something had to change. The Wolves honestly played a very good game, but they just got killed by James, and by an insane shooting performance from Cleveland. Not only has he not provided the needed scoring punch, Cleveland actually scored 8.3 more points per 100 possessions with IT off the floor than on it.

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  • New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady wins NFL MVP
New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady wins NFL MVP

Although injuries to Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown went in Brady's inclination, a December drop favored Rams tailback, Todd Gurley , to give it a close match with a brilliant extent route. As spectators, we vicariously experience immaculate execution and become part of a higher level of human endeavor. ...

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  • Bonds weaker as no date is set for Zuma's exit
Bonds weaker as no date is set for Zuma's exit

The ANC also wants him out of the picture to ensure his pending legal woes do not negatively affect the party's standing with voters in the run-up to next year's general election. "We thought that we needed to create room for establishing a much more conducive political atmosphere in parliament", Mbete added, saying a new date would be announced sh...

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  • Mohamed Salah opens up about his relationship with Jose Mourinho
Mohamed Salah opens up about his relationship with Jose Mourinho

Salah claimed in other interviews given this week that he has always been a Liverpool fan and he backed up those sentiments with these comments to Marca . Salah is the club's top goal scorer in the league with 21 goals, and he is only one goal behind the league top goal scorer, Harry Kane . "It's a great club, we have fantastic players, a goo...

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  • Here's why Twitter briefly suspended Missouri football's account on Signing Day
Here's why Twitter briefly suspended Missouri football's account on Signing Day

But the Bulldogs did enough to earn the No. 1-ranked recruiting class, according to 247sports.com, among others. The Bulls did their damage during December's inaugural early signing period . Four-star linebacker Chris Oats has been at the top of UK's board for weeks - the Cats have been recruiting him for well over a year - and his change o...

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  • ASU alum Chez Reavie forces sudden death, falls in playoff
ASU alum Chez Reavie forces sudden death, falls in playoff

The WM Phoenix Open had not necessarily been a happy hunting ground for Woodland in recent times, missing two of his last three cuts but clearly his improving form has carried over to a layout which has not always been good to him. The duo finished three shots clear of countrymen Ollie Schniederjans and Brendan Steele. The 47-year-old Hall of F...

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  • Josh McDaniels' Patriots exit is increasingly awkward
Josh McDaniels' Patriots exit is increasingly awkward

The Kansas City Chiefs might have more of a coaching staff shake-up than expected if current rumors prove true that Josh McDaniels , now the offensive coordinator for the Super Bowl losing New England Patriots , might back out of the rumored commitment he had to take over the Indianapolis Colts after the season.

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  • Todd Frazier, Mets Agree to 2-Year, $17M Contract
Todd Frazier, Mets Agree to 2-Year, $17M Contract

In his lone full season on the South Side, Frazier set a career high with 40 homers but slipped to.225/.302/.464/107 OPS+. From the standpoint of the soon-to-be 32-year-old third baseman, this is a steep discount that many other mid-market free agents may settle for as spring training approaches.

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  • Newcastle draw 1-1 with Palace
Newcastle draw 1-1 with Palace

Mo Diame had given Newcastle the lead when he poked home a finish at the far post in the 23rd minute after Kenedy's low, inswinging corner went through a mass of bodies. The striker's header beat Darlow but Clark blocked on the line, as he did once again after Benteke's follow-up. Palace continued to enjoy the better of proceedings, though ...

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  • Battle Of The Super Bowl Playlists: Puppy Bowl Edition
Battle Of The Super Bowl Playlists: Puppy Bowl Edition

Parks became the latest social media wisdom-tooth surgery star after her dad posted a video of her still feeling the effects of anesthesia and anxious that she missed the Super Bowl. Nick", Eagles' quarterback Nick Foles. 'No. We don't have money for a ticket, ' her mom says. The video below had more than 2.6 million Facebook views at the tim...

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  • India win Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the fourth time
India win Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the fourth time

The Indians have put in impressive performances to win all their five matches -including an emphatic 203-run win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the semifinal and a 100-run victory over Australia in their tournament opener. India again won by 10 wickets to waltz their way into the quarter-final. While a lot of them zoomed in on coach Rahul Drav...

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  • LeBron James' Warriors curiosity comes with Cavs at all-time low
LeBron James' Warriors curiosity comes with Cavs at all-time low

On Wednesday, the NBA announced that the Cavs' star forward had received the December NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente. I mean, I can handle it myself. No other team. Unless we're competing against them the next night or you want to ask me about a highlight from the night before.

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  • Tom Brady doesn't know why everyone wants him to retire so badly
Tom Brady doesn't know why everyone wants him to retire so badly

I hope you get fired. He has amassed a league-leading 4,577 yards this season, and talks of playing into his mid-40s. "Winning this Super Bowl Sunday night stay at the Mandarin Oriental is the coolest thing that has ever happened to me".

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  • James Harden Sets Rockets Scoring Record With 60-Point Triple-Double
James Harden Sets Rockets Scoring Record With 60-Point Triple-Double

Harden shot 19 of 30 from the floor and 17 of 18 at the line while adding 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Obviously, that kind of production speaks for itself and the triple-double achievement will take its rightful place in the history books. Harden piled up 16 points in the first quarter and had 24 by halftime despite his early 3-point shooting woes....

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  • Russian team banned from Winter Paralympics over doping, but some will compete
Russian team banned from Winter Paralympics over doping, but some will compete

DBS President Friedhelm Julius Beucher has strongly criticised the move, labelling it a "slap in the face to clean athletes and tamper-free sports structures". The IPC's president, Andrew Parsons, told a news conference in Bonn, Germany, that its board had voted to keep Russia's national Paralympic committee suspended, meaning that Russian Federati...

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  • Fisher to un-retire, join Predators for playoff push
Fisher to un-retire, join Predators for playoff push

The Predators shared the happy news on Twitter, writing, "SEE YOU AGAIN". "I believe I can contribute and play and come back and help this team", Fisher added. Fisher, who hails from Peterborough, Ont., amassed 276 goals and 585 points in his first 1,088 NHL regular-season games after breaking into the league in the 1999-2000 campaign with Otta...

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  • Irving scores 27 points as Celtics edge Nuggets
Irving scores 27 points as Celtics edge Nuggets

Since Boston's 114-103 win over Philadelphia in London on November 21, the Celtics have lost five of last seven games. During their last five games, the Spurs have scored an average of 99.8 points per game (1.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 95.2 points per game (2.2 below their season average).

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  • The sweeter side of the Washington Wizards backcourt
The sweeter side of the Washington Wizards backcourt

In the nine-game stretch earlier this season when Wall first experienced left knee soreness, Bradley Beal averaged 23.8 points, nearly identical to his season average, along with 42.5 percent from the field. Oklahoma City will now have a day off, before meeting the Denver Nuggets in Denver on Friday. Donovan had this to say about Beal, who pl...

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  • National Basketball Association wrap: Westbrook stars as Thunder win again
National Basketball Association wrap: Westbrook stars as Thunder win again

Since Thursday, unfortunately for the Thunder , their best defender and starting wing Andre Roberson ruptured his left patellar tendon and will miss the remainder of the season. Opponent 3-point shooting might have inflated the difference Roberson makes to some extent. His Thunder coach Billy Donovan has been using the big Kiwi's size and phy...

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  • David Beckham Announces New MLS Team in Miami, Son Brooklyn Joins Him
David Beckham Announces New MLS Team in Miami, Son Brooklyn Joins Him

Gimenez said the Miami ownership group - which includes David Beckham , local businessmen Jorge and Jose Mas , Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son and CEO Marcelo Claure , and entertainment mogul Simon Fuller - may consider adding parking as it applies for zoning at the site.

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  • The Joakim Noah-Hornacek combat that began the break up
The Joakim Noah-Hornacek combat that began the break up

Noah has appeared in just seven games and has averaged just 5.7 minutes in those outings. Given that he's not a productive member of the team and is reportedly having relationship issues with the head coach, it's hardly surprising that NY is looking into how it can rid itself of Noah.

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  • Will students still apply to Michigan State University after Larry Nassar case?
Will students still apply to Michigan State University after Larry Nassar case?

Michigan State is named as a co-defendant in civil lawsuits filed by more than 150 women, many of whom claim that coaches, athletic trainers and others at the school ignored complaints about Nassar for almost two decades. The school reportedly told the woman that his treatments were not sexual. Fans in the Michigan State student section wore...

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  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer to Arsenal
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer to Arsenal

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has stated that Olivier Giroud would only join Chelsea or any other club if Arsenal bring in another striker this January. The Gunners have also yet to get close to Dortmund's €70m valuation of Aubameyang and have now had two offers for the striker rejected by the Ruhr club.

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  • Pacific beats Atlantic in NHL All-Star Game
Pacific beats Atlantic in NHL All-Star Game

Each division (Atlantic, Central, Pacific and Metropolitan) will have its own team made up of players from within those divisions. "So when you next ask me 'what are the attributes of Seattle?' hopefully we'll have done enough homework if this is moving forward to be able to answer that question".

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  • DeMarcus Cousins' season over after Achilles injury against Rockets
DeMarcus Cousins' season over after Achilles injury against Rockets

He is averaging 25.2 points, 12.9 rebounds and 5.4 assists and was set to play alongside National Basketball Association icon James and Pelicans team-mate Anthony Davis in next month's All-Star game. His cheap deal makes it somewhat easy to find a salary to match up with Los Angeles and the team can re-evaluate whether to keep him long-term onc...

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  • Caroline Wozniacki holds off Simona Halep for Australian Open title
Caroline Wozniacki holds off Simona Halep for Australian Open title

After two US Open final defeats, many thought Wozniacki might never get another chance to win a grand slam, let alone return to the top of the WTA standings. I cried, but now I'm smiling", Halep said. "Sad that I couldn't make it the third time , maybe the fourth time will be with luck". However, the Romanian was unable to maintain mom...

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  • Tiger Woods makes cut at Torrey Pines with last-hole birdie
Tiger Woods makes cut at Torrey Pines with last-hole birdie

It was by far the best shot of the day for Woods, who struggled with his putter and showed frustration on several holes. That was projected as the cut at the Farmers Insurance Open . A wild drive was saved by a flawless flop shot to escape with par on No. 6. A great drive, a fine second and two putts and he was gallantly through to the third a...

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  • Donaldson leads in Dubai, McIlroy lurks
Donaldson leads in Dubai, McIlroy lurks

The Welshman Jamie Donaldson leads after a remarkable 62 that included nine birdies and an eagle - and a... Rory McIlroy said Wednesday that he will take a new approach to winning the Masters for the first time by slashing his Augusta support team which has ballooned to nearly 20 people in recent years.

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  • Lyon leave it late to beat 10-man Paris Saint-Germain
Lyon leave it late to beat 10-man Paris Saint-Germain

Alves made a hard tackle and brought an opponent player down, and the match official awarded a free kick for Lyon . The full-back was initially only going to be shown a yellow for a late challenge from behind, but his angry reaction to the decision led referee Clement Turpin to give the Brazilian his marching orders instead.

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  • Dortmund reject Arsenal bid in excess of £50m for Aubameyang
Dortmund reject Arsenal bid in excess of £50m for Aubameyang

The Gabon global is the best paid player at the Westfalenstadion, but it has been claimed that Arsenal are offering a contract worth €20m per year to the player, which will double his current wages. But after the match Arsenal's pursuit of Aubameyang was the hottest topic of conversation, though Wenger says they deal has not progressed despite talk...

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  • Arsenal, United complete swap deal for Sanchez, Mkhitaryan
Arsenal, United complete swap deal for Sanchez, Mkhitaryan

Alex Ferguson was spotted chatting to Sanchez and his representative outside the ground, eight years after trying - but failing - to bring the Chile worldwide to United from Italian team Udinese. After that, we analyse the pros and the cons. 'Wage parity is very important to players. "I think as soon as Bardo [Bardsley] was shown a yellow car...

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