• The confusing new reason Gareth Southgate hasn't picked Jack Wilshere for England
The confusing new reason Gareth Southgate hasn't picked Jack Wilshere for England

Southgate encouraged Wilshere to keep working hard at Arsenal and refused to rule out the possibility of including the midfielder in his World Cup squad. Wenger has played Wilshere as a No 10 this season. Southgate holds him in high esteem but his slide down the Arsenal pecking order and the difference of opinion over his deployment means he ma...

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  • IPO gains lift SBI net manifold to `1840 cr
IPO gains lift SBI net manifold to `1840 cr

Standalone profit of the bank fell sharply by 38 percent to Rs 1,581.55 crore, dented by higher provisions for bad loan accounts referred for insolvency proceedings at the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). During the reporting quarter, SBI sold its shares in life insurance business SBI Life for Rs 5,436 crore. Hence, annualised slippage ratio d...

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  • Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says she was abused by Larry Nassar
Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says she was abused by Larry Nassar

Raisman - a 2-time national team captain who won 6 gold medals - opened up about the allegations to " 60 Minutes ". saying she met with the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the '16 Rio Olympics. All members are now required to report suspected sexual misconduct, and adults kicked out of a club will be tracked in a database to prevent future ab...

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  • Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault
Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

When she expanded on the alleged incident, Solo told the Guardian: "I was in shock and completely thrown off". Blatter's representative called the allegation " ridiculous " in a statement to Expresso and The Guardian . Blatter, 81, served as Federation Internationale de Football Association president from 1998 until 2015, when he was banned ...

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  • Kneeling protests spark a war among National Football League owners against Roger Goodell
Kneeling protests spark a war among National Football League owners against Roger Goodell

Jones has hired lawyer David Boies, now under scrutiny for helping Harvey Weinstein amidst his sexual harassment scandal, according to the New York Times . Jones' beef with Goodell is twofold between the Ezekiel Elliot suspension and player protest. The move could set up a war between owners, with some backing Jones and others supporting Goodel...

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  • Graduation Success Rate for Student-Athletes Sets All-Time Mark
Graduation Success Rate for Student-Athletes Sets All-Time Mark

This year's reflect the number of scholarship student-athletes who entered Rutgers since 2010-11 and graduated within six academic years. Implemented 13 years ago by the NCAA, field hockey and women's tennis continued their streak of 13-straight seasons with a 100 percent GSR.

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  • Mike McCarthy not tying Martellus Bennett retirement plan to release
Mike McCarthy not tying Martellus Bennett retirement plan to release

He was added to the injury report with a shoulder injury after the Packers' recent bye week. Bennett thrived in New England last season, catching 55 passes for 701 yards and a career-high seven touchdowns. He then was sidelined with an unexplained shoulder injury that popped up following the first practice after the bye.?He hasn't played in a gam...

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  • Brazil star trying to convince Coutinho to leave Liverpool
Brazil star trying to convince Coutinho to leave Liverpool

Barca tried and failed to sign Coutinho over the summer, despite three huge bids, but they are likely to go back in for him at some point in the next year. Sport are now so confident of Coutinho leaving Liverpool for Barcelona in January that they claim the main issue between the two clubs is how to divide the payments.

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  • Rockies star Nolan Arenado earns fifth straight Gold Glove
Rockies star Nolan Arenado earns fifth straight Gold Glove

Inciarte played in 156 games - tied with Braves right fielder Nick Markakis for second-most among major league outfielders - and committed three errors (.985 fielding percentage) while totaling 420 defensive chances and recording an NL-best 410 putouts and seven assists.

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  • Arsenal legend Wright: Chelsea not big enough for Conte and Luiz
Arsenal legend Wright: Chelsea not big enough for Conte and Luiz

I did this and I think Christensen played a massive game. It's normal and this can happen to every one of my players. "The coach has to make the best decision for the team, and tonight the best decision for the team was to play with Christensen and to have, on the bench, (Ethan) Ampadu".

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  • Adam Bandt calls Peter Dutton a 'terrorist' over Manus
Adam Bandt calls Peter Dutton a 'terrorist' over Manus

Numerous protesters carried signs decrying Australia's inhumane treatment of refugees, and accusing the government of crimes against humanity - a sentiment that was echoed by Greens MP Adam Bandt, who told the crowd that Immigration Minister Peter Dutton was "a terrorist".

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  • Los Angeles Rams steamroll New York Giants behind Jared Goff
Los Angeles Rams steamroll New York Giants behind Jared Goff

Goff threw three touchdowns in the first half, finishing with 311 yards passing in arguably his best game as a pro. But a NY missed field goal as time expired in the second quarter kept the Rams with a 27-10 lead at halftime. The scoring continued about two minutes of game time later, when Goff connected with wide receiver Sammy Watkins on a 67-y...

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  • John Wall out against Raptors after injuring shoulder vs. Cavaliers on Friday
John Wall out against Raptors after injuring shoulder vs. Cavaliers on Friday

As a result he is listed as questionable for Washington's game against the Toronto Raptors Sunday night. "I feel like we're the best team". "I always stand by it because I mean, why would I sit here and say another team's better than my team?" "We have been having great spurts where we lock down and play great defense", DeRozan said .

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  • Kamal Haasan can not be silenced through threats: Pinarayi
Kamal Haasan can not be silenced through threats: Pinarayi

A noted leader of Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha allegedly said that Kamal should should be either shot dead or hanged so as to teach a lesson to all those who disrespects Hindu community's faith. This remark has "deeply hurt" the sentiments of scores of people following Hindu religion, it added. Haasan's column was in response to a question...

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  • Should Oscar Pistorius' jail term be lengthened?
Should Oscar Pistorius' jail term be lengthened?

Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down a verdict of culpable homicide in September 2014, and the following month sentenced Pistorius to five years. First, they needed to apply for permission to appeal against Pistorius's sentence. "The State doesn't believe that compelling circumstances were shown", Roux added. "Understandably they were not ready for...

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  • Elliott cleared to play in National Football League after judge grants order
Elliott cleared to play in National Football League after judge grants order

Check back for the latest developments on this breaking news story . Ezekiel Elliott has a strong explanation for why he continues to fight his suspension at every turn. "Just glad to be able to go out there and play, glad to be back here with this team". The 2nd Circuit ultimately ruled against the players' union. It is important to note tha...

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  • Santi Cazorla reveals gruesome injury that almost 'ate' his leg
Santi Cazorla reveals gruesome injury that almost 'ate' his leg

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has revealed that he almost had to have his right foot amputated after an infection in his right ankle. He's revealed that surgeons even told him that he should be "satisfied" to be able to walk with his son in the garden again.

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  • National Football League pizza sponsor Papa John's blames $70mn loss on anthem protests
National Football League pizza sponsor Papa John's blames $70mn loss on anthem protests

They echoed Trump's call for the National Football League to make players stand or fire them - a stance that Schnatter did not explicitly take on the earnings call. Jones has become a significant Papa John's franchise owner, with the total number of stores owned by Jones in excess of 100 as of 2014. Digiorno pizza official Twitter account...

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  • Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Joe Gomez earn England calls
Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Joe Gomez earn England calls

The 20-year-old is now on loan at Swansea City from Chelsea and has scored five goals in thirteen appearances for his current club. Abraham is joined by fellow-Chelsea loanee and now England team-mate, 21-year-old midfielder Loftus-Cheek, who has made six league appearances for Crystal Palace this season.

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  • Southgate selects
Southgate selects "very good" Joe Gomez in England squad

In their place, Southgate gave three uncapped youngsters a surprise nod - Liverpool defender Joe Gomez, Crystal Palace midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek and striker Tammy Abraham of Swansea. "That's only going to build their confidence and benefit us as a country". Gareth Southgate has opted to pick six Tottenham players in his England squad .

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  • Patriots Sign 49ers Quarterback Brian Hoyer To Three-Year Contract
Patriots Sign 49ers Quarterback Brian Hoyer To Three-Year Contract

The Patriots reportedly reached an agreement with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brian Hoyer on a three-year contract Wednesday, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. In that duration, he has started 37 times and has a 16-21 record. "All I'm going to say about Jimmy G is some teams have buyers remorse when Patriots players leave that sy...

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  • Papa John's CEO Blames NFL Protests On Poor Pizza Sales
Papa John's CEO Blames NFL Protests On Poor Pizza Sales

In September, the debate leaped from living rooms and bars to the White House, with President Donald Trump advising team owners to fire players who failed to stand for the song. "Like Subway in recent years, Papa John's has invested in athletes to market their products", Darren Tristano, a foodservice trend expert, told CNBC via email.

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  • Arsene Wenger begs Gareth Southgate to recall Jack Wilshere to England squad
Arsene Wenger begs Gareth Southgate to recall Jack Wilshere to England squad

Wilshere's last England cap came when he appeared as a substitute in the shock 2-1 defeat to Iceland at EURO 2016 which led to Roy Hodgson's departure as manager. In Alexis Sanchez Arsenal have a great forward player and I for one am a abig fan of Olivier Giroud, but the summer signing is different. He's in a very good way.

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  • Okafor asks Sixers for buyout
Okafor asks Sixers for buyout

So he asked that Philadelphia set him free by buying out his contract, a request the team has denied in hopes of getting something - anything - for the center. Okafor's injury history and the perception that he is a defensive liability have a lot to do with why the Sixers have been unable to move him. "So I want to get on the court and play af...

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  • Romelu Lukaku is 'untouchable', says Jose Mourinho
Romelu Lukaku is 'untouchable', says Jose Mourinho

Manchester United: David de Gea 7 (out of 10), Matteo Darmian 6, Eric Bailly 6, Chris Smalling 6, Daley Blind 6, Scott McTominay 7, Nemanja Matic 7, Juan Mata 6, Jesse Lingard 6, Anthony Martial 6, Romelu Lukaku 7. Romelu Lukaku has not scored for five games. Manchester United did not make out of the group stage the last time they wer...

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  • Judge set to rule on suspension of Dallas Cowboys RB Elliot
Judge set to rule on suspension of Dallas Cowboys RB Elliot

He was never criminally charged. On Tuesday, the NFLPA announced its intent to file an emergency motion seeking an injunction from a 2nd Circuit court. Citing conflicting evidence, prosecutors in OH declined to pursue a criminal case. Judge Amos Mazzant granted a preliminary injunction that allowed Elliott to play until the resolution of the la...

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  • Carolina Panthers Trade WR Kelvin Benjamin
Carolina Panthers Trade WR Kelvin Benjamin

Benjamin joins plenty of former Panthers up in Buffalo . Without Benjamin, quarterback Cam Newton enjoyed an MVP season as Carolina almost registered an undefeated year in route to the franchise's second ever Super Bowl. Benjamin will have a chance to prove he's a true No. 1 wideout with Tyrod Taylor and the Bills, who are struggling somet...

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  • El Shaarawy strikes twice as Roma rout Chelsea 3-0
El Shaarawy strikes twice as Roma rout Chelsea 3-0

Eusebio Di Francesco's hosts coughed up a chance from kick-off but found themselves a goal to the good inside a pulsating first minute. Chelsea responded well to the setback, with Eden Hazard to the fore. This is the 3rd time Chelsea are visiting AS Roma . Perotti nearly doubled his tally and turned the game into a rout just minutes after ...

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  • Browns Botched AJ McCarron Trade
Browns Botched AJ McCarron Trade

McCarron from the Bengals to the Browns broke on Tuesday, word was that the two sides came " close " to agreeing on the deal but couldn't get it finalized before the deadline. He completed 66.4 percent of his 119 pass attempts for 854 yards while throwing 6 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. To make matters worse, a follow up from Schefter would rev...

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  • Everton links not shifting Dyche focus as Burnley go seventh
Everton links not shifting Dyche focus as Burnley go seventh

Without the injured Chris Wood the home side only had Ashley Barnes on his own up front, and though he did get his head to a Robbie Brady cross midway through the first half, the striker generally found it hard going against Florian Lejeune and Jamaal Lascelles.

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  • Tiger Woods to make return at Hero World Challenge
Tiger Woods to make return at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods turns the dial in terms of engagement and he's driven the game forwards for over a decade. The tournament is hosted by Woods' charitable foundation. His appearance in the tournament past year ended a 16-month hiatus from the sport because of back problems. "I would also like to thank the fans for their unwavering support during my inju...

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  • 76ers' rookie Fultz (shoulder) out indefinitely
76ers' rookie Fultz (shoulder) out indefinitely

Fultz's issues with his shoulder have been well documented this year, and it's created a war of words between his agent Raymond Brothers, his trainer Keith Williams, and the Sixers. Fultz has been hampered by his shoulder all season. This is supposed to be a celebratory season for the 76ers, who are aiming to win and have all of their key prosp...

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  • Cubs coach will be next Nationals manager
Cubs coach will be next Nationals manager

The 53-year-old also spent 16 years as an Major League Baseball player with the Cubs , Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves and Toronto Blue Jays. That inability to advance despite making it into the postseason four times in the last six seasons sealed Baker's fate. Earlier in Oc...

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  • Kohli Becomes Highest Run Scorer in 2017
Kohli Becomes Highest Run Scorer in 2017

Coming together in the seventh over after Shikhar Dhawan's dismissal, Sharma and Kohli batted until the 42nd over and put on 230 before Sharma fell to Mitchell Santner for 147. The third One-Day International of the three-match series between India and New Zealand will start at 1.30 PM IST on Sunday. Kohli hit his 32nd century of the career...

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  • Patriots capitalize on Chargers' mistakes in victory
Patriots capitalize on Chargers' mistakes in victory

As a result, the Patriots took a 9-7 lead over the Chargers in the second quarter. Left with just 1:08 and no time outs, Rivers led his team all the way down to the Patriots' 23-yard line. In addition to the safety, the Chargers were guilty of numerous other mistakes, including having two touchdowns called back. Hogan left the game in the...

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  • MotoGP: What Marquez needs to do to win the title
MotoGP: What Marquez needs to do to win the title

British Honda rider Cal Crutchlow was sixth, Czech rider Karel Abraham on a Ducati seventh, and Spain's Hector Barbera, also on a Ducati, was eighth. Pole-sitter Pedrosa is hoping the race remains dry - Malaysia is known for its weather swings, and making the dry to wet shift is more tricky for riders than fighting humid and sultry conditions.

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  • Winx enjoys Cox Plate Queen status after record-equalling third straight title
Winx enjoys Cox Plate Queen status after record-equalling third straight title

She has won nine races this year. Trained by the late TJ Smith, Kingston Town was ridden by a different jockey for each of his three Cox Plate wins: Johnston (1980), Ron Quinton (1981) and Peter Cook (1982). While the odds presented by Waller suggest Winx will now head for a much-deserved spell, the autumn is bound to hold plenty more excitem...

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  • England complete stunning comeback against Spain to win Under-17 World Cup
England complete stunning comeback against Spain to win Under-17 World Cup

We won the European Championship but only after drawing with them in the last minute. But Spain captain Abel Ruiz masterminded the first goal in the 10th minute, heading the ball down in the goal area for Barcelona teammate Sergio Gomez to push the ball in the net.

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  • Ian Wright sends warning to Jose Mourinho about Man United v Tottenham
Ian Wright sends warning to Jose Mourinho about Man United v Tottenham

But it is not all doom and gloom. Fernando Llorente could well deputise up front for Pochettino's men and the 32-year-old is now 9/2 (5.50 ) to score the first goal ahead of Dele Alli (7/1) and Son Heung-min (17/2). Having Llorente in the starting lineup may give Spurs that extra experience they have missed in two consecutive 1-0 defeats at ...

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  • Draymond Green, Bradley Beal get in scuffle, both get ejected
Draymond Green, Bradley Beal get in scuffle, both get ejected

Green's jersey was ripped to shreds in the scuffle. What seemed to start as a run-of-the-mill National Basketball Association game got a jolt of controversy, and once again it centered around Golden State Warriors star and former Michigan State All-America Draymond Green .

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