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Raiders to make Jon Gruden highest-paid coach in National Football League history

His last game with Oakland was the infamous "Tuck Rule" game during the 2002 playoffs that helped launch the Patriots dynasty. Gruden has worked as a color commentator for ESPN's Monday Night Football telecast since 2009, and he hasn't coached in...

Ross Barkley to undergo medical ahead of £15m move to Chelsea

Barkley has rejected a new deal at Everton , who he joined as an 11-year-old in 2005, with his current contract due to expire at the end of this season. Chelsea are about to land Ross Barkley at the cut-rate price of €17 million. Manager Antonio ...

Denver: 5 deputies shot, 1 confirmed dead; suspect neutralised

Parrish is survived by his wife and two young children. The sheriff's office said that the suspect knew police were coming and began firing when they arrived. Multiple deputies are "down" in Douglas County, Colorado, KUSA reports . County offic...

Liverpool 'agree record fee with Southampton for Virgil an Dijk'

A move to Liverpool will pose new challenges, especially given Klopp's preference for his team to commit its full-backs forward and leave the central defenders isolated. "Today is a proud day for me and my family as I join one of the biggest clubs ...

One person in custody after multiple vehicles hit at Lambeau Field

The driver, whose name has not been released but was identified as a 20-year-old Green Bay resident, was arrested six minutes after the incident began this afternoon. He then drove into the stadium and crashed into a storage area, but did not get ont...

Arsenal 3 Liverpool 3: Points shared in classic Christmas cracker

Liverpool are one point better and one place above Arsenal on the log. Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas had some surprise answers when asked to pick his Arsenal and Liverpool combined XI. However, only a minute later Alexis Sanchez gav...

Sri Lanka's Mathews fit for Sunday's series decider

WICKET! Kuldeep Yadav has done the trick again, as he removes Niroshan Dickwella courtesy a catch by Shreyas Iyer . The three-match ODI series is now locked at 1-1 after Sri Lanka won the opener in Dharamsala and then the hosts rode on skipper ...

Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury

Already without Rudy Gobert (knee), the Jazz will now be down another starter, leaving them quite shorthanded in the frontcourt. The post player is also dealing with a bone bruise in his tibia. At first, it was reported that Gobert's injury c...

Celtic's Unbeaten Run Brought To Shuddering Halt By Humiliating Defeat

Kyle Lafferty scored before the break and David Milinkovic bagged a double after half time. Gordon brought down Callachan inside the box following a Gorgie counter-attack - when the Jambos player had overrun the ball - and Milinkovic converted t...

Vikings all over Bengals

NO HARD FEELINGS: When the Bengals and Vikings held joint practices during the 2016 preseason prior to an exhibition game between the two teams, Jones and Kirkpatrick were jawing in one-on-one drills against the Minnesota receivers. Rudolph, a Cinc...

Angels grab All-Star Zack Cozart with $38M, 3-year deal

Cozart can now own the hot corner for the Angels , with Luis Valbuena moving to first on a more full-time basis (where he's better defensively), and their infield now goes Cozart-Andrelton Simmons-Kinsler-Valbuena. But now they've signed Zack Coz...

Claude Puel's Leicester City thump sorry Southampton 4-1

Southampton were three down at half-time at St Mary's and their abject display earned them a chorus of boos at the end. "For me it is a bit about concentration, not being 100 per cent focused and at this level you can not be on the pitch giving thi...

Lindsay McCormick Alleges Sexual Discrimination Against NFL Network

Lindsay McCormick; television reporter, host and now the woman responsible for the latest mic drop on Instagram about the NFL Network and sexual harassment. Ike Taylor reportedly sent a nude video of himself in the shower, and Eric Davis reportedly...

Allardyce: Klopp can moan all he wants, it was a penalty

Next up for Liverpool is a league game against West Bromwich Albion and, if they want to remain in a title race that could already be beyond them, they cannot afford to drop more points this side of Christmas. Everton's new boss Sam Allardyce woul...

Chelsea v Barcelona Drawn Together In Champions League

Manchester City , Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea all progressed from the group stage, making England the first country to have so many sides through to the knockout phase. "It's a good draw, with two good games to play", ...

Mohamed Salah voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017

He also helped Egypt reach the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, winning a place in the team of the tournament, but ultimately they lost to Cameroon to finish as runners-up. Salah accomplished what his predecessors, Mohamed Barakat in 2005 and Moha...

Black Caps v West Indies, day three

Colin de Grandhomme then muscled a 71-ball hundred and Tom Blundell hit a debut ton as New Zealand replied with 520-9 declared, before dismissing Holder's team for 319 second time around. Shane Dowrich pushed the West Indies to the brink of avoid...

Blitzboks disappoint as Kiwis win Cape Town Sevens

New Zealand pipped England 17-12 in the quarterfinals, coming from 12-5 down early in the second spell as tries to Dylan Collier and a last-minute effort from Joseva Ravouvou earned their side a place in the last four. "You can't win the tournament o...

First trailer for Alita: Battle Angel has arrived

Satisfied with the result, Cameron also asked Rodriguez to direct the movie. Cameron , who is producing the film, has said that the film will be the "spine story" of the first four installments of the manga. The absolutely stacked cast for Alit...

Shohei Ohtani won't sign with the Mets

Their multimedia presentation couldn't make up for the fact that NY is located on the East Coast and it appears as though Ohtani wants to play closer to home. He must finalize a contract by December 22. The Cubs , Dodgers and Giants are restri...

Scott Frost Named Husker Head Football Coach

This year the team is 12-0 after a double-overtime 62-55 win over Memphis in Saturday's American Athletic Conference championship game. "I don't blame him at all, it's his home", Lambert said. Still, Nebraska gets an up-and-coming coach who compl...

Jimbo Fisher accepts head coach position at Texas A&M

ESPN's Mark Schlabach reports that Texas A&M has approved a 10-year, $75 million contract for new HC Jimbo Fisher . "I don't know", Swinney said, when told of the move during a news conference for the ACC championship game. Their last conference...

Tiger Woods back on the leaderboard and back turning heads

Woods was flying at that stage, six under through 11 holes, but he would bogey the 12th after three-putting from 25 feet, and then droped another shot at the last after a wayward drive to sign for a 68. "I struggled all day with speed on the greens. ...

Next man up: Kevin Sumlin reportedly not interested in Tennessee

State. Doeren, 45, became the latest candidate not to reach an agreement with Tennessee , which also pursued Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy and Purdue's Jeff Brohm this week. Tennessee officials have also had talks with SMU coach Chad Morris and A...

Ben Stokes heading to NZ not Ashes

A photo widely shared on social media apparently shows Stokes walking through Heathrow Airport with large equipment bags. Ben Stokes could return to cricket as soon as this weekend, with his representatives discussing a potential deal with New Ze...

Time magazine says Trump 'incorrect' over person of the year claims

President Donald Trump took a time out from his exhausting schedule at his Mar-a-Lago resort over the Thanksgiving holiday to say he "took a pass" on being named Time's "Person of the Year". Venerated author Joyce Carol Oates said her cat was sl...

Tennessee reportedly closing in on hiring Greg Schiano to replace Butch Jones

The Volunteers fired Butch Jones on November 12, the day after they lost 50-17 at Missouri to fall to 0-6 in SEC play. Schiano brings a pedigree as a program builder, as he resurrected Rutgers from a century of bad football to make them a nationa...

Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree Fight Causes Three Raiders, Broncos Ejections

Crabtree, who had his chain snatched from his neck by Talib during last year's season 24-6 loss to Denver to finish the regular season, kept blocking at the conclusion of the play. Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch escorted Talib into the lock...

Oscar Pistorius' Prison Sentence Doubled to 13 Years

The record-breaker was the first-ever amputee to run at the Olympics. On February 14, 2013 Pistorius was accused of murdering his girlfriend and model Reeva Steenkamp , 29, after her body was found in his toilet room. It is unclear whether Pistori...

BrahMos ALCM Test-fired from Su-30MKI

The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully testfired for the first time in India from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet on Wednesday . Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman congratulated DRDO and BrahMos for the outstanding accomplishment....

About LaVar Ball vs Donald Trump

Ball dismissed Trump's efforts, saying, " Who? " when asked about the president's actions. If there's anything the former reality star loves more than golfing at Mar-a-Lago, it's firing off ill-thought out tweets . The Dallas Mavericks owner said L...

Saints rally late, beat Redskins in OT

New Orleans brought a seven-game winning streak into Sunday's game. It was announced after the game that Thompson's injury was a fractured fibula and that he would miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery. Cousins completed 22-of-32 pa...

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City 'can do better' despite record start

Guardiola has proved his pedigree time and again since then and rubber-stamped it with the scintillating start that his side has made to 2017-18. Chelsea and City, meanwhile, take on West Brom and Leicester respectively in the Premier League this ...

Wenger: Cazorla's injury is the worst I've ever seen

Sadly for Theo, he's simply no Henry - well, either that, or Arsene Wenger simply doesn't have the faith in him to let him try. 'It's unbelievable. Arsene Wenger even went more than a decade without losing a league game to their cross-town riv...

South Africa loses bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup to France

Ireland were eliminated in the first round after receiving just eight votes and France won the second round against South Africa by 24 votes to 15. But the former France coach was all smiles after securing the 10th edition of the tournament wh...

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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...

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

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

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

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...

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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...

MLB Hot Stove trades: Giants reportedly acquire Andrew McCutchen from Pirates

MLB Hot Stove trades: Giants reportedly acquire Andrew McCutchen from Pirates

But evidently it wasn't a holiday for them, or for the housecleaning Pittsburgh Pirates , who having just rid themselves of pitcher Gerrit Cole for some odds and ends in the Hou...

Alabama's Ridley, Payne, Scarbrough to enter NFL Draft

Alabama's Ridley, Payne, Scarbrough to enter NFL Draft

He led Alabama in receiving in each of his three seasons, and finishes his Tide career second in school history in receptions (224), third in receiving yards (2,781) and second i...

No West Ham interest, says Wenger

No West Ham interest, says Wenger

Arsenal duo Francis Coquelin and Mohamed Elneny are among the players being considered by West Ham as manager David Moyes attempts to strengthen his midfield options this mont...

Lions coaching candidate Matt Patricia favors New York Giants, report says

Lions coaching candidate Matt Patricia favors New York Giants, report says

Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel , Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, Green Bay Packers associate head coach Winston Moss and current offensive c...