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Possible violation of National Football League concussion protocol to be probed

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The Saints went for a fourth-and-2 at the Carolina 47-yard line with two minutes left, but Brees was intercepted by Mike Adams at the Panthers 31. So they'll get a chance to look at him". The Panthers essentially had dared Brees, the quarterback who owns five of the nine 5,000-yard passing seasons in National Football League history, to beat them, employing a defensive game plan in which the top priority was to slow Pro Bowlers Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara . Read More »

Ponting named assistant Australia coach for T20 series

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Ponting has been in discussion with Cricket Australia for some time now to address their historically poor record in limited over competition. Ponting had performed a similar role in February 2017 , during the T20 series against Sri Lanka, working alongside Justin Langer and Jason Gillespie. Read More »

Chelsea vs. Leicester City

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The defending Premier League champions played out a frustrated 2-2 draw with Arsenal in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium last time out. The England worldwide was forced to miss the Foxes' goalless draw in the FA Cup third-round against his former club Fleetwood Town at Highbury last Saturday because of the problem, but is back for the game at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Highlanders Release Classy Response To Lima Sopoaga's Departure To Wasps

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He used his Instagram page to say it was "one of the hardest decisions he has ever had to make". Sopoaga's arrival is a strong sign that Wasps are happy to let Danny Cipriani leave when his contract expires at the end of the season. According to the Stuff website , Sopoaga's move is a significant blow to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's World Cup plans. Lima Sopoaga has confirmed that he will be leaving New Zealand at the end of the 2018 season. Read More »

Thomas Bjorn already losing sleep over Ryder Cup captaincy

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That's why Arjun Atwal, who will make his captaining debut for Team Asia at this week's EurAsia Cup , recently dialed up Woods, a friend from their days as Orlando residents, to ask for advice on what to expect in a cup format. "I wasn't on the team two years ago and I would have loved to be on the team, and this year, I'm happy to be on it". He's a pretty straight player off the tee and I'm a little longer, so I think that will be a really good line-up. Read More »

Jon Gruden Net Worth 2018: How Much Is Raiders HC Worth Now?

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Furthermore, if Gruden accepts the job, he would be working with a team that is scheduled to go to Las Vegas in 2020, which means that that would not have to worry about paying state income tax. "It's been a long couple of weeks, I know they've gone through their process of interviewing candidates and until they're done I won't know , but I did have a good meeting with Mark". Read More »

Hornets' Steve Clifford cleared to return after health issue

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Prior to taking over in Charlotte, he was a long-time National Basketball Association assistant, having had stints with the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, and Los Angeles Lakers. Clifford had been working with doctors on how to treat them, the paper said. Charlotte hired Clifford in 2013, giving him his first head-coaching job. Read More »

Fraternity brothers sentenced in Monroe hazing death

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Charles Lai was sentenced to time served. " PI DELTA PSI " is sentenced to 10 years probation. and must pay more than $100,000 in fines over a five year period. The state sentencing guideline for the crimes was 22 to 36 months. The grieving mother wrote of her anguish in a statement that will be delivered Monday at the sentencing of the four men who are charged in her son's death. Read More »

Royals offer Hosmer $147M deal

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Hosmer also has a seven-year, $140 million offer from the Padres , according to the report. That last part brings to light some questions about the Royals' intent here: They've spent more the last few years than they used to, but not without letting everyone in the world know that they're at their limits. Read More »

Rockets defeat Magic in absence of Harden

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It wasn't a big deal Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic . "It's a very simple system, but it's executed at a very high level, " Vogel said of Houston . The UNDER has gone 4-1 in Houston's last five games for totals bettors. It also helps his case that the Eastern Conference as a whole has outperformed expectations and finishing second or third still might get it done. Read More »

Baker Mayfield Explains Throat Slash Gesture In 1st Quarter

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They say adversity kind of reveals character. After the game, outside linebacker Davin Bellamy , Carter's close friend and teammate, expressed his happiness in the huge play that helped Georgia defeat the Sooners and reach its first true national championship game since the 1982 season. Read More »

Rabada has climbed to the summit of the ICC Test bowler rankings

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Rabada became only the seventh South African bowler to reach the summit of the table, which were released on Tuesday, following his contribution in the 72-run win against India in the first Test match at Newlands which ended on Monday. I am very thankful to my teammates for such support as Cricket is ultimately a team sport. "Sometimes I feel I am bowling quickly and the speed gun says 145 or sometimes I can feel like I bowl a decent ball and the speed gun says 131", he said. Read More »

Australian batsman dismssed for obstructing the field in BBL, draws polarised reactions

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Short's 68 per cent share of the Hurricanes' 179 for four against Brisbane on Wednesday is the largest in Big Bash history, and the eighth largest in any recorded T20 innings. Batsmen getting out for obstructing the field is quite a rare occurrence on the cricket pitch. "It's time to move on". "The umpire is always right and we congratulate the Hurricanes on their victory", he said. Read More »

Salah issues response to Real Madrid transfer speculation

Furthermore, the Citizens are 15 points ahead of their closest rivals in the Premier League and moving to the Etihad would most likely get Alexis a PL medal in May. Juventus are considering a summer bid for Real Madrid's Dani Ceballos , according to Tuttosport . Exactly what Liverpool fans want to hear. Read More »

New York Knicks at Minnesota Timberwolves preview for January 12 Video

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Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is developing into one of the most dominant big men in the league, but he had a hard matchup going up against an opposing player on Wednesday night. Cleveland shot just 39.1 percent from the field through three quarters against Minnesota. "We've had some great, great games against them", Thunder coach Billy Donovan said ( StarTribune ). Read More »

Star linebacker JJ Peterson commits to Tennessee

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Tack on that both belong to, of course, the same conference, the Southeastern, which meant that when Alabama played Tennessee and Mississippi State this season, Georgia already had played those two, deepening Alabama's study of a Georgia it already understood utterly. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane 'tired' of 'negative' Real Madrid coverage

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Striker Karim Benzema also misses out due to an injury sustained in the Clasico defeat to Barcelona last month and midfielder Marcos Llorente is doubtful with a shoulder problem he picked up in the 2-2 draw against Numancia in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday. Read More »

New center opens for victims of human trafficking

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She even kept quiet about the abortion she got after she was impregnated by the young man who raped her. "This is not a new issue, it's been going on for a long time. "We're very close, I think, to developing a statewide network in an organized fashion to serve victims wherever they might be found within the state", said Assistant U.S. Read More »

Marcus Lattimore returns to SC as director of player development

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An official announcement is expected Friday. "I'm just really excited about this new endeavor of being director of player development for the football team at the University of SC". But Lattimore told the WACH TV station that he can still have the foundation but can't be present at any of the camps. "I've worked some things out with compliance and the NCAA and we've got things ironed out". Read More »

Ronaldo de Lima: Neymar to PSG, a step back

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Madrid is a club that gives a big player everything they need to do so, everyone knows I wanted to sign him, Perez had said addressing Neymar's desire of winning the prestigious prize. The Brazilian's camp has apparently been sending out signals that he wants to play at the Santiago Bernabeu one day. Having not made a massive purchase since James Rodriguez in 2014, Madrid too are keen on reviving their " Galactico policy". Read More »

Dion Waiters To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery, According To Report

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Per Charania, he received multiple opinions on the ankle by doctors in Los Angeles before making the decision for surgery. He hasn't played since and has missed eight consecutive games. Waiters is due to receive a $1.1 million bonus if he plays at least 70 games this season. The Heat are now on a six-game winning streak and are in fourth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Read More »

Weather warning details heavy snow and ice threat

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A yellow "be aware" fog warning was in place for all but the most westerly counties, until 11:00 GMT. The warning covers Northern Ireland, Wales, north-west England, south-east England, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber and south-east England. Read More »

Giants have discussed Andrew McCutchen with Pirates

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The Giants remain active in their hunt to improve in the outfield. Rosenthal explained NY is looking at a number of different options for changes to its roster and called free-agent signings "more realistic than trades given lack of depth in system". Read More »

Former Sheriff David Clarke Twitter-Blocked After Violent Anti-CNN Message

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The shutdown came after Twitter received several complaints about his tweets threatening journalists who reported he was investigated a year ago by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Twitter can temporarily suspend an account holder from tweeting for a variety of reasons, including over spam, a security breach or abusive behavior. Read More »

IL to battle Iowa and the flu bug

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Underwood talked about Kipper Nichols as a case study in inconsistency. G Jordan Bohannon So. Iowa: Tyler Cook , forward - When Cook plays well, Iowa plays well. The Hawkeyes immediately got back in the game by scoring the first 10 points of the second half, the last six on a pair of threes by Baer and Bohannon. Read More »

Clippers dump Kings to cap NorCal sweep

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Following the athlete's latest injury, which took place during his January 6 game against the Golden State Warriors , a report claims Griffin was quite scared after suffering a concussion and is now under strict supervision as he awaits his potential return to the court. Read More »

Seán O'Brien a doubt for Six Nations following operation

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Ireland begin their Six Nations campaign in France on February 3 and it looks like O'Brien will be absent for the opener, and possibly the second game against Italy on February 10. Sean O'Brien, the Ireland flanker, is set to miss the opening rounds of this year's Six Nations following a minor operation on his hip. O'Brien will nearly definitely miss the opening two rounds against France and Italy but the break between the visit of Conor O'Shea's side to Dublin and Ireland's trip to Cardiff ... Read More »

Allardyce confirms Everton pursuit of Walcott

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Allardyce has now all but confirmed his interest in Walcott after admitting negotiations with Arsenal to sign the forward on permanent basis are ongoing. You never get excited until someone has signed on the dotted line", he said . The decision suggested that Walcott will not get more minutes at Arsenal any time soon and he now looks set to leave. Read More »

Bristol City loan Liverpool winger Ryan Kent

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Kent started just one Bundesliga game during almost five months at the club and was recalled by Liverpool earlier this month. His time overseas was cut short by Liverpool this month, and since returning to Merseyside, a host of clubs have expressed an interest in signing him. Read More »

OR at No. 17 Arizona tops the Pac-12 this week

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Tres Tinkle had 18 points and nine rebounds to lead the Beavers. The team now enters a key stretch of the season with road games against Arizona State and Arizona before returning home for three games against USC, UCLA and Oregon State . The freshman is one of just three players in the nation (Duke's Marvin Bagley III and Saint Mary's Jock Landale) to average at least 20 points and 10 rebounds per game while shooting over 60 percent from the field. Read More »

Jaguars vs. Steelers 2018 odds: Jacksonville a clear betting underdog at Pittsburgh

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For Pittsburgh , they could have their star wide receiver back, as Antonio Brown went down late in the regular season with a calf injury. We didn't have our A-game. Steelers are 8-4 in playoff games at Heinz Field, winning five of last six. He finished third in the league in yards rushing (1,291) and 10th in receptions (85) despite sitting out the regular-season finale with a first-round bye already clinched. Read More »

Vitor Belfort to retire after facing Uriah Hall this weekend

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I think back sometimes - I flashback - and say, "Wow, I'm still doing this". Just to think back, sometimes I flashback just like Matt [Sera] said, and I'm like, 'Wow, I'm still doing this, wow man, this is insane.' I'm very thankful, but I think my body need to rest. Read More »