• Cutting Weight Made Paige VanZant Pray She Wouldn't Die, UFC Fighter Claimed
Cutting Weight Made Paige VanZant Pray She Wouldn't Die, UFC Fighter Claimed

I was able to finish the fight but as you can see, had a hard recovering and throwing my right. VanZant has lost two straight, and three of her last four. "Well... I broke my arm in the first", VanZant wrote. And it's a potential legacy that excites her: "Being one of the first ones from my home country to really make it, like I think there's o...

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  • Ryan Giggs is the new Wales manager
Ryan Giggs is the new Wales manager

Ex-Wales winger Thomas, who has good contacts at Old Trafford, said: "Ryan has to decide who he want to help him, but Paul Scholes has been mentioned. "You take that as a player and now I've got to take that as a manager". The former Man United winger had been a strong contender for the managerial berth ever since Coleman departed for Sunderland...

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  • Venus Williams crashes out in the first round of the Australian Open
Venus Williams crashes out in the first round of the Australian Open

Although Williams fared better in the second, the in-form Swiss hitter outworked the American and sealed the victory 7-5, after breaking serve in the final game. The 13th-seed and defending US Open champion Sloane Stephens joined the "bad luck club" falling 2-6, 7-6 (2) 6-2 to China's Zhang Shuai . "But I have learned to just not panic".

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  • Giants expected to hire Vikings OC Shurmur, reports say
Giants expected to hire Vikings OC Shurmur, reports say

He's been attached to the Cardinals job as a favorite. The Eagles won that game, bringing Shurmur's career record as a head coach to 10-23. Pat Shurmur spent a couple years in Philadelphia as the offensive coordinator under Chip Kelly .

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  • Matt Patricia likely to become Lions head coach
Matt Patricia likely to become Lions head coach

The Patriots will host the victor of Sunday's Pittsburgh Steelers-Jacksonville Jaguars matchup next week at Gillette Stadium. New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia , though linked to the New York Giants' job, is likely to become the next head coach of the Detroit Lions , league sources told ESPN .

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  • Legendary sportscaster Keith Jackson dies at 89
Legendary sportscaster Keith Jackson dies at 89

Keith was a true gentleman and a memorable presence. Jackson began his career in broadcasting sports games in 1952 when he called the Washington State and Stanford football game. Jackson initially announced his retirement in 1998, but continued to work a lighter schedule. The sports world, including Jackson's alma mater, Washington State Unive...

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  • Conte: Chelsea Were Tired Against Better Leicester City
Conte: Chelsea Were Tired Against Better Leicester City

Antonio Conte believes Chelsea's lacklustre performance at home to 10-man Leicester City was down to tiredness. The East Midlands outfit have so far had a fine time in 2018, trouncing Huddersfield Town by a resounding 3-0 before keeping another clean sheet in a goalless draw at Fleetwood Town.

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  • Harry Kane makes history in Tottenham Hotspur rout of Everton
Harry Kane makes history in Tottenham Hotspur rout of Everton

Kane added another chapter to his Spurs story against Everton , scoring his 97th and 98th league goals for the club after just 135 games. Paul Merson believes Tottenham Hotspur will edge to a 2-0 win against Everton at Wembley on Saturday afternoon.

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  • Former NHLers Raymond, Scrivens highlight Canadian men's Olympic hockey team
Former NHLers Raymond, Scrivens highlight Canadian men's Olympic hockey team

Poulin appeared in 50 games for the New York Islanders over a five-year span, and now plays in the Austrian Hockey League. It's a daunting assignment, but one head coach Willie Desjardins is familiar with. Still, expectations are Canada will bring home its third straight Olympic gold medal and 14th men's title. "There'll be a gold-medal effort an...

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  • NFL Investigating Raiders' Possible Rooney Rule Violation After Jon Gruden Hire
NFL Investigating Raiders' Possible Rooney Rule Violation After Jon Gruden Hire

Gruden's hire provoked some suspicion nearly immediately upon being reported last week . Davis said Tuesday after introducing Gruden as the team's new coach that he believed Gruden was "all-in" to take the job during a meeting on Christmas Eve.

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  • NFL Reveals 2018 London Matchups
NFL Reveals 2018 London Matchups

The Redskins were part of one of the NFL's least memorable games, played on home soil or overseas, at Wembley Stadium on October 30, 2016. The Raiders take on Seattle at Tottenham's new stadium on Week 6 of the campaign - Sunday, October 14.

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  • Lawsuit Alleges Google Managers Booed White Men at Company Meetings
Lawsuit Alleges Google Managers Booed White Men at Company Meetings

The contents of the lawsuit are bound to drum up controversy, with no-holds-barred wording that accuses Google of a hiring policy that favours women and "minority" candidates and "shames" business unit managers who fail to meet diversity and gender "quotas".

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  • Dustin Johnson's nearly magical hole-in-one!
Dustin Johnson's nearly magical hole-in-one!

He also drove the par-4 14th hole. The 2013 champion nearly hit the hole with his drive at the sixth in round three, but that was a mere 382 yards away and his effort at the 12th in the final round was a full 50 yards longer. "Hopefully I can keep playing good and maybe someday be No.1". "Whether I win or lose". "I kind of just kept the pedal dow...

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  • Monaco don't think they can hold onto Arsenal, Liverpool target
Monaco don't think they can hold onto Arsenal, Liverpool target

Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim has admitted that Arsenal and Liverpool target Thomas Lemar could leave in January. Lemar had been close to making a switch to the Premier League with Arsenal last summer as Arsene Wenger looked to sign the £90m-rated forward to replace Manchester City-bound Sanchez.

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  • Richie Incognito accused of using racial slurs in game
Richie Incognito accused of using racial slurs in game

Incognito wears No. 64 with the Bills. "(Incognito) said what he said yesterday, and like I said before, we had a great team win yesterday and I said what I needed to say yesterday", Ngakoue said. Ngakoue adds, "I've been playing this game since I was a little kid". "Just for the world to know, everyone always tryna put some bad thing on (I...

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  • Picked Rohit Sharma over Ajinkya Rahane on current form, says Virat Kohli
Picked Rohit Sharma over Ajinkya Rahane on current form, says Virat Kohli

In this case ill say - Back to Zero! The actress, who has started working on her upcoming film, " Zero " with Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif, had no idea what was in store for her on the film's set. Those who are trolling Anushka over this have no idea maybe that past year Virat hit centuries after centuries. But India surrendered despite th...

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  • Flying Philander leads Proteas to first test victory over India
Flying Philander leads Proteas to first test victory over India

During the Indian chase, local boy Vernon Philander led the Proteas' fightback with the quick dismissals of skipper Virat Kohli (28) and his deputy Rohit Sharma (10) before Kagiso Rabada joined the party with the wickets of Wriddhiman Saha (8) and all-rounder Hardik Pandya (1).

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  • Former UGA player Matt Stinchcomb elected to College Football Hall of Fame
Former UGA player Matt Stinchcomb elected to College Football Hall of Fame

He led the Tar Heels to national prominence during the mid 1990s, and he later won the 2005 national championship with the Longhorns. Beamer will be joined in the class by former North Carolina and Texas coach Mack Brown and former MI standout Charles Woodson , who won the Heisman Trophy .

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  • Cam Newton Famous CTE Expert Calls BS ... That's a Concussion
Cam Newton Famous CTE Expert Calls BS ... That's a Concussion

The NFL's new concussion protocol, implemented on December 11, included the notice that the league will 'require a locker room concussion evaluation for all players demonstrating gross or sustained vertical instability (e.g., stumbling or falling to the ground when trying to stand)'.

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  • Celta hold Barca, easy for Real
Celta hold Barca, easy for Real

Keylor Navas then saved a second-half penalty from Iago Aspas before Maxi Gomez nodded Celta level with just eight minutes left. "We are all a little angry with the result". "We are not going to go insane". Meanwhile Ousmane Dembele, who returned from over 3 months out injured when he came on as a second half substitute in Vigo can expect more...

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  • Chelsea set to announce £15m signing of English attacking midfielder
Chelsea set to announce £15m signing of English attacking midfielder

The England global nearly joined the Premier League champions in the summer, only for the transfer to collapse at the last minute. Defending champions Chelsea had agreed a £35m fee with the Toffees last August but the move fell apart.

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  • Five Things To Know About Head Coach Jon Gruden
Five Things To Know About Head Coach Jon Gruden

Gruden reportedly will receive a 10-year contract worth $100 million. The worst-kept secret of the week has been confirmed: Jon Gruden will return to coach the Oakland Raiders . Shell's firing came after one year, and after the Raiders ended the season 2-14. Paul Guenther will be his defensive coordinator with Rich Bisaccia as his special ...

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  • Norwich 0 Chelsea 0: James Maddison lights up boring FA Cup clash
Norwich 0 Chelsea 0: James Maddison lights up boring FA Cup clash

The Blues come in to the game off the back of a thrilling 2-2 draw with Arsenal at the Emirates on Wednesday night which means they're unbeaten in their last seven games in all competitions [W5 D2 L0]. Chelsea came out with more objective in the second half and had a chance on 50 minutes but Angus Gunn got down well to smother Michy Batshuayi's lo...

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  • Top seed Dimitrov pushed to the limit at Brisbane International
Top seed Dimitrov pushed to the limit at Brisbane International

Millman said on early Friday morning that his main emotions were "disappointment and a feeling of deja vu" from his 4-6, 7-6 (10-8), 6-3 loss to world No. Dimitrov will now play mercurial Australian Nick Kyrgios in a blockbuster semi-final. The Australian number one admitted he was flat at the start of the match before switching on at the sta...

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  • Giannis Leads All-Star Voting
Giannis Leads All-Star Voting

In the Western Conference , Golden State Warriors teammates Kevin Durant (767,402) and Stephen Curry (735,115) pace the competition. Joining Antetokounmpo and James at the top of the Eastern Conference frontcourt are Philadelphia's Joel Embiid (433,161) and New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis (359,459).

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  • Thornton loses beard hair in opening-faceoff scrap with Kadri
Thornton loses beard hair in opening-faceoff scrap with Kadri

The real victim of the final scuffle, a tuft of Thornton's scraggly hair, appeared on camera beneath one of the officials right before he separated the fighters. Tierney tied it with 1:42 left in the period. "I have no idea", he said. It's so important in our game - our game is every night, it's a grind, it's hard.

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  • Ashley Young to serve three match ban after accepting violent conduct charge
Ashley Young to serve three match ban after accepting violent conduct charge

The Football Association made a decision to take action after footage emerged of Young landing a blow on Tadic's stomach area during Saturday's goalless draw at Old Trafford. It will be another blow to manager Jose Mourinho, who saw his injury list grow during the stalemate with Southampton . It followed an incident in the 51st minute of Manche...

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  • Bills McCoy Carted off the Field
Bills McCoy Carted off the Field

The final game of the National Football League season flipped late thanks to an improbable Andy Dalton touchdown giving the Bengals a win over the Ravens , knocking them from the last Wild Card spot and freeing it for the Buffalo Bills .

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  • Packers finish with first losing season since 2008 after Lions loss
Packers finish with first losing season since 2008 after Lions loss

After an incomplete from Jeff Janis , the Packers settle for the 41-yard field goal. The Lions finished with a 35-11 victory to complete the series sweep over the Packers. Once again, Brett Hundley struggled. Detroit , meanwhile, was close to full strength in what could be Jim Caldwell's final game as head coach.

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  • Harry Kane could miss Tottenham's trip to Swansea because of illness
Harry Kane could miss Tottenham's trip to Swansea because of illness

The Tottenham striker's 37 strikes in 2017 have shunted previous holder Alan Shearer down into second place in the "most goals scored in a calendar year" stakes, with Kane's hat-trick in the 5-2 demolition of Southampton on Boxing Day writing him into the history books.

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  • Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale
Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale

The Bucs (5-11), just two days after second-year head coach Dirk Koetter learned he would be retained for the 2018 season, broke a five-game losing streak and Winston (28 of 51 for 363 yards) gained a measure of redemption after throwing three critical interceptions earlier in the game.

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  • Jack Del Rio Fired by Mark Davis After Raiders' Loss to Chargers
Jack Del Rio Fired by Mark Davis After Raiders' Loss to Chargers

For the past near decade, Gruden has been an ESPN analyst, with constant rumors around where and when he would return to the game. They went just 2-6 on the road, unable to capitalize on a season in which they won their first two contests.

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  • Koetter will coach Bucs' in 2018
Koetter will coach Bucs' in 2018

Carolina's defense came through with pressuring the quarterback as Jameis Winston lost three fumbles, all of which were recovered by the Panthers . "Being in the locker room after a win in the National Football League, no matter what the implications are, I think just being in that locker room after a win, with a bunch of guys you've worked hard...

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  • Dana White Reportedly Meeting with Floyd Mayweather About MMA Fight
Dana White Reportedly Meeting with Floyd Mayweather About MMA Fight

In vacating his middleweight belt, GSP violated a clause in his contract that mandated he defend his title, should he win. The only thing he hasn't done is defend the 155-pound title. McGregor's optimal fight weight is arguably 155 pounds. He beat Max Holloway , the only guy to beat Max Holloway in four years. "It wasn't Conor's fault [dos Anjos...

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  • Andy Reid has no expectations for Patrick Mahomes
Andy Reid has no expectations for Patrick Mahomes

Which might explain why Andy Reid and company have made a decision to give starting quarterback Alex Smith a break and start rookie Patrick Mahomes instead. Mahomes, 22, played in all four preseason games, completing 34 of 54 pass attempts with four touchdowns and zero interceptions. "The biggest thing for me is just to expect to go out there...

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  • Klopp tells Liverpool to focus on Euro ambitions
Klopp tells Liverpool to focus on Euro ambitions

On Dec. 30 and January 1, they have no chance, then we have to see again". "They are under pressure and that's clear because they fight for the league, 100% and that will not change before Boxing Day", Klopp added. It did not take Liverpool long to assert their authority against the Premier League's bottom club. Paul Clement subsequently lo...

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  • Former Steelers LB James Harrison expected to sign with Patriots
Former Steelers LB James Harrison expected to sign with Patriots

Also on Harrison's NFL résumé: five Pro Bowl trips, two first-team All-Pro selections, two second-team All-Pro nods, the 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award and the Steelers' all-time record for career sacks (82 1/2). The Pittsburgh Steelers coach is going to wait to determine how much Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell and company play...

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  • Baltimore couple killed in Florida plane crash
Baltimore couple killed in Florida plane crash

More details on the deadly plane crash in Florida on Sunday morning were released by officials . A school teacher in Baltimore, 26-year-old Victoria Shannon Worthington had just arrived in town the night prior from Maryland to celebrate Christmas with the family.

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  • Serena to get back on court at Abu Dhabi
Serena to get back on court at Abu Dhabi

Now, the 36-year-old tennis star will be making her grand return with an exhibition match on Saturday, Dec. 30, at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi , where she'll face off against Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko . It also provides a boost the Australian Open , after two-time champion Victoria Azarenka pulled out of the warm...

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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

He had a pair of turnovers in the loss. Of the six groups who bought their tickets in the last six weeks (since Deshaun Watson got injured and the Texans season changed), they came from Mexico, San Antonio, Kansas City, Nashville and two from Houston.

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