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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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Burnley 1-1 Man City

The Burnley backline could do nothing to stop Danilo's long-distance rocket midway through the first half, but City's failure to add to its tally left the game on a knife edg...

Brett Favre to help pump up Eagles before Super Bowl

He's been there. He's won the big games. Favre will speak to the Eagles on Saturday morning at their hotel, the day before they play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII....

After Redskins trade for Smith, cornerback becomes an immediate need

Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs calls out the play in the fourth quarter against the New York Giants on November 19, 2017 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jer...

Carson Wentz not surprised Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl

The Eagles quarterback said Friday he tore the LCL as well as the ACL in his left knee late in a Week 14 win over the Rams. According to Lee Bowen of The Philadelphia Inquire...

Tottenham now reportedly set to finish the transfer window without any signings

West Ham were without several injured first-choice players and an upset always looked on the cards. After 38 minutes, Padraig Amond scored the game's opener, when the Irish striker...

Pelicans star DeMarcus Cousins tears Achilles tendon

The New Orleans Pelicans appeared to be finding their groove, extending their season-long winning streak to 5 in Friday's 115-113 win over the Rockets . What does it do to the...

WRAPUP 1-HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day 13

Wozniacki will now replace Halep as the world No. 1 when the new rankings are released Monday, the first time she will have held top spot since 2012. The top seed battled on f...

England Women make sure not to leave Sydney empty-handed

Fiji carried the ball 95 meters through a series of passes and collisions before Veremalua scored in the arms of two Kiwi tacklers to snatch the most dramatic win of the tournamen...

Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis Selected To First All Star Game

Besides Washington's John Wall and Bradley Beal, the rest of the Eastern Conference reserves were Boston's Al Horford , Cleveland's Kevin Love, New York's Kristaps Porzingis...

Spurs boss Pochettino coy on Kane Real link

But they could not find a victor in an entertaining second half at St Mary's, which also saw the home side come close to snatching a victory of their own. He's one of the links be...

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Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza felled in Melbourne

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza felled in Melbourne

Federer next plays Marton Fucsovics of Hungary, who beat Nicolas Kicker in straight sets earlier Saturday. Six-times Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic extended his winnin...

Everton v West Brom

Everton v West Brom

Alan Pardew picked up his first win as West Brom manager last weekend, helping the club with its first game since August 19. Everton forward Oumar Niasse - another second-hal...

Maria Sharapova into 3rd round of Australian Open, Johanna Konta out

Maria Sharapova into 3rd round of Australian Open, Johanna Konta out

I'm looking forward to work on it more. A more focussed Sharapova stuck to her game plan and was able to prevail 7-4 in the breaker to capture the match 6-1, 7-6 (4). As for ho...

NFC Championship Game tickets go on sale, sell out

NFC Championship Game tickets go on sale, sell out

The Eagles made a decision to fire Kelly after week 16 in the 2015 season and gave the job to Pederson that offseason. "We actually watched it with the defense, as well, to show...

Wales appoint Ryan Giggs as manager

Wales appoint Ryan Giggs as manager

He was also Louis van Gaal's assistant at Old Trafford for the following two seasons before leaving United in 2016. Multiple outlets are reporting that Ryan Giggs now has his...