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Italy OUT of World Cup; emotional Buffon says 'we've failed the country'

Gian Piero Ventura will surely need to make some modifications to his lineup after such a poor performance in Stockholm. Gianluigi Buffon appears to have confirmed that his Italy career is over following the nation's failure to qualify for the...

Moroccan Soccer Fans Clash with Brussels Police After World Cup Qualifier

The result took them up to 12 points, four clear of the Ivorians in second place, confirming their return to the World Cup for the first time since 1998, when they were eliminated in the group stage. Both teams needed a point to qualify for the globa...

Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault at awards ceremony

Blatter, 81, won five elections as president of Federation Internationale de Football Association from 1998 until 2015, until he was banned by the organisation for ethics breaches relating to a 2m CHF payment made to the then Uefa president Michel Pl...

Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup

They'll join Nigeria, Egypt and Senegal as the continent's five representatives at next year's tournament in Russian Federation. For the record, the Atlas Lions team now managed by Hervé Renard, was qualified in the past to the World Cup in 1970, 1...

Maryland women's basketball and football post record Graduation Success Rates

The latest graduation success rate marked the ninth-consecutive rate of more than 70 percent by Razorback student-athletes and marks the first time the GSR has risen to 80 percent. Each of Georgia Tech's five programs that now own 100-percent GSRs ha...

Suspension of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott to begin immediately after injunction denied

Had they waited until next week to make their decision, Elliott would have been allowed to play on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons thanks to the administrative stay he had been granted while awaiting the next panel to hear his appeal. The Elliot...

Suns Trade Bledsoe to Milwaukee Bucks

The NBA fined the eight-year NBA veteran $10,000 for the tweet. Coming off a career season where he averaged 21.1 points, 6.3 assists, and 4.8 rebounds, many felt Bledsoe had given up on the Suns . Monroe is averaging 6.8 points and 5.0 rebounds...

Panthers face defending NFC champion Falcons at home

Facing their first division game of the season the Falcons jumped out to a 10-0 lead only to let the Panthers score 20 straight. Atlanta entered the game 27th in the National Football League with a -5 turnover margin, and Carolina entered tied ...

Odell Beckham sends emotional text to Deshaun Watson following ACL injury

Not only is this a tremendous blow to the Texans' season, but it is also a blow to Watson's fantasy owners as well as the owners of Houston pass-catchers, primarily DeAndre Hopkins and Will Fuller. With Watson at the helm, the Texans future l...

Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Joe Gomez receive senior England call-ups

The respective Liverpool , Crystal Palace and Swansea players - the latter two of which are on loan from Chelsea - are part of the group to face Brazil and Germany in friendlies at Wembley later in November. Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks kept...

El Shaarawy double as Roma maul Chelsea

Perotti got the third after the break following a Cesc Fabregas error in midfield to pile the pressure on Chelsea , who could thank Belgian keeper Courtois for pulling off some key saves including a searing Manolas header. Q4: What is the expected l...

WR Kelvin Benjamin traded to Bills

McDermott was the Panthers' defensive coordinator prior to this year, his first in Buffalo , so has a good idea of what he's getting in the big-bodied receiver. That completed Florida State's flawless 14-0 season. Benjamin never lived up to his st...

Manchester United's Bailly warns against underrating Benfica

United boss Mourinho described the injury as a "long-term" issue towards the end of last month. All five Premier League sides in the competition are now top of their groups and Bailly said: "We know it's one of the best leagues and there are good...

Astros Player Rebuked for Racist Gesture at World Series

Gurriel was filmed making the gesture in the dugout after hitting a home run off Darvish during the Astros' victory on Friday. "Notwithstanding Mr. Gurriel's remorse, there needs to be disciplinary consequences to make clear that Major League Basebal...

Aaron Rodgers had screws inserted to fix broken collarbone

Green Bay's all-time great quarterback Aaron Rodgers is not now quarterbacking. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is in pretty good spirits in spite of the 13 screws he says are now holding his collarbone together. We don't preach...

Martavis Bryant: 'If things don't get better, than I got to go'

JuJu posted a video on Twitter Tuesday morning of him walking to practice saying, "man someobody stole my bike, I ain't got a bike no more, I'm walking to practice, this is insane". Last week, reports stated he demanded a trade because he wasn't ...

Suns name Canadian Jay Triano interim head coach after firing Earl Watson

Suns general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters that the National Basketball Association has reached out to Jackson, who said he has seen the video. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Suns are getting odds of -1 point against the Ki...

Rojo close to Man Utd return confirms Mourinho

Mourinho, who was left sweating over a knee injury to Marcus Rashford, believes focusing on the backline is crucial after watching his side move onto nine points after three Group A games in Europe's elite club competition. "We are not bad". Eric Ba...

Draymond (knee) to undergo MRI

Green suffered a left knee strain during Tuesday's opener against the Rockets, but appears to have avoided anything severe that could cost him extended action. Kevin Durant's baseline jumper at the end went in just too late and Golden State squander...

Detroit Lions make decision on Matthew Stafford vs. Saints

Prior to Sunday's matchup with the New Orleans Saints , a real argument could be made that the Detroit Lions could be undefeated and considered the top team in the NFL . If the Saints could have survived two more quarters, they would have become ...

Best and worst from Patriots' 24-17 victory over the Jets

The Jets gained just 40 yards in the half after taking a 14-0 lead. His second touchdown went to Jeremy Kerley on a beautifully thrown pass over Malcolm Butler . As was the case most the day, the Jets contained Brady. Stephen Gostkowski missed a...

Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi ruled out for up to six weeks

Koscielny has a final test tomorrow, at the moment he is not available. "I will have to speak to him", the Arsenal boss added on Sanchez, who was part of the Chile side that lost 3-0 to Brazil, ending their hopes of World Cup qualification.

Wenger on injuries, Sanchez, Chambers, Overmars, Merson

Sanchez has already come close to an exit after Arsenal accepted a £60m offer from Manchester City on transfer deadline day - though the move fell through with the Gunners failing to secure a replacement. The Germany worldwide is expected to be av...

This is what the UEFA Nations League will mean for Ireland

Perhaps the most important part of the new Nations League is that it offers a route to qualification for Euro 2020. League A includes the likes of world champions Germany, reigning European Championship winners Portugal, France and England .

Brady returns to practice, assures fans he'll play Sunday

Added Brady: "I'll be there Sunday". Bill Belichick had high praise for Brady's toughness earlier in the day. Brady has undergone tests for the injury but is expected play in the team's Week 6 game against the Jets in NY on Sunday, sourc...

Joel Embiid, 76ers Reportedly Agree on 5-Year, $148 Million Contract Extension

Oft-injured 23-year-old center Joel Embiid - who has played just 31 games through the first three years of his National Basketball Association career after also missing the 2014 Big 12 and NCAA Tournaments because of a back injury suffered in a one...

Duncan keeps lead heading into final round of Safeway Open

But a blistering finish, which included three birdies and an eagle in his last five holes, saw him snatch a late lead off the defending champion Brendan Steele . Steele was tied with fellow Americans Tom Hoge and Tyler Duncan heading into the se...

Rodgers shines late, Packers edge Cowboys 35-31

In the loss, Prescott threw for 251 yards and 3 touchdowns and ran for another touchdown. Officially, the Cowboys were credited with two lost fumbles on the play, and the Packers were credited with one. Rodgers had one timeout at his disposal and...

Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash

The Belgium global sprained his left knee in the World Cup qualifier against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday, as he lasted just 29 minutes of his team's 4-3 win in Sarajevo. An official from the Royal Belgian Football Association added: "It is somet...

Rain intervenes after India run through middle order

Australia have not really set the stage on fire but they have made sure to score at good pace. Finch's cameo was ended by some handsome bowling from Yadav after the Aussie opener was clean bowled attempting to sweep a full and quicker delivery for...

Giants end sour season with a win, lose first pick

Giants closer Sam Dyson (3-4) retired the first batter he faced, but usually reliable shortstop Brandon Crawford threw wildly to first base on Christian Villanueva's slow roller, allowing him to reach second. The San Diego Padres will look to win...

Mourinho Provides Update On Pogba Injury

Ibrahimović was let go by United last season, after ending a superb first season with the club by suffering a horror knee injury towards the end of the campaign. Lukaku made it 10 goals in his first nine United games with a brace in Wednesday's 4-1 v...

Troy HC Neal Brown discusses Trojans' monstrous upset over LSU

Even more importantly, the Trojans went 10-of-18 on third down and converted both fourth-down plays against a normally stout LSU defense. "It all starts the snap and the hold - and that was ideal, like it always is". KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Seventh-ranked...

Benjamin Mendy Gets Sidelined for Seven Months

Following the procedure, Mendy posted a picture on Twitter, with the caption: 'Surgery done: Jese and I nailed it. See you asap guys'. "Mendy will miss the Champions League semifinals (first leg held 24-25 April and the second leg held 1-2 May 20...

Lewis Hamilton teases Formula One fans over future with social media post

Hamilton gave up third place in Hungary in July to let Bottas pass him, as a return favor after Bottas had earlier let Hamilton overtake him in order to chase down the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen, who finished 1-2. "It's been a ...

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Joe Theismann: Alex Smith's leg break 'heart-wrenching'

Sanchez has worked with several Redskins assistant coaches while with the New York Jets . Sanchez, who was suspended four games this season for violating the performance-enhanci...

Jordan Clarkson Pays Tribute to LeBron James for Passing Wilt Chamberlain

Five of the top six scorers in National Basketball Association history suited up for the Lakers , and James reached his latest milestone during a dominant performance that had ch...

What do Croatia need to win the UEFA Nations League?

The team conceded six goals in its last two matches after outscoring opponents 12-2 in the first matches under Luis Enrique. At Barca there are plays that are rehearsed and trained...

Anderson defeats Nishikori in ATP Finals humiliation

No.4 seed Anderson won 6-0, 6-1 in just 64 minutes to secure his second win of the week, following his opening victory over Dominic Thiem on Monday. Anderson, the Wimbledon final...

LeVeon Bell Doesnt Report To Steelers Wont Play In 2018

In a move that will likely propel the Steelers running back into free agency in the offseason, Bell won't sign the team's franchise tag tender on Tuesday. Players were surprised ...

Liverpool still heading in the right direction - Klopp

The Anfield outfit have thrown their Champions League qualification in jeopardy after losing to Red Star on Tuesday night. Of course, you'd accept not being the most exciting team ...

Jimmy Butler trade: Timberwolves send G to Philadelpia 76ers

Juston Patton will also join Butler in Philadelphia as part of the trade . The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly agreed to trade disgruntled star Jimmy Butler to the Phil...

Liverpool Players Have To Take Responsibility For Red Star Defeat - Adam Lallana

This has been a wearying week for City and when quizzed on the subject again on Friday, manager Pep Guardiola said: 'If you want to undermine what we've done then no problem. As ...

Manchester United trio send sympathy to injured Danny Welbeck, striker in hospital

The 27-year-old England global was carried off on a stretcher during the goalless draw at Emirates Stadium . Rob Holding: "I didn't see it because obviously I'm at the other en...

Dez Bryant lands one-year contract with surging New Orleans Saints

He remains under contract with the Saints through 2019. And they acquired cornerback Eli Apple from the Giants before the trade deadline by giving up their fourth- and seventh-ro...

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Permutations for Liverpool to win their Champions League Group

Permutations for Liverpool to win their Champions League Group

Chelsea's impressive early-season form continued as they beat Crystal Palace 3-1 at the Stanford Bridge to move past Liverpool to the second place on goal difference. This Ghana...

Man City boss Guardiola: Southampton will be much fresher

Man City boss Guardiola: Southampton will be much fresher

Pep Guardiola has rubbished fresh claims his Manchester City side are masters of "tactical fouling". "It is great times at the moment". City, one of Hughes' former sides, ...

Raptors star Kawhi Leonard out vs. Lakers with left foot soreness

Raptors star Kawhi Leonard out vs. Lakers with left foot soreness

But it isn't enough as the Lakers fall 121-107. Magic Johnson has said that he won't be making a head coaching change, as Luke Walton will remain on the bench for the regula...

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah statue ridiculed by football fans

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah statue ridiculed by football fans

While the skill involved can not be denied, fans were quick to point out that the sculpture bore an uncanny resemblance to several other well-known figures, including Art Garfunke...

Melbourne Cup 2018: Flemington punters end up a wet mess

Melbourne Cup 2018: Flemington punters end up a wet mess

Leading jockey Hugh Bowman has been slapped with a one-month suspension for three separate offences following his Melbourne Cup ride aboard Marmelo. Admire Rakti and Araldo were ...