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Michigan State AD Mark Hollis resigns


Outside the Lines also has obtained never-before-publicized reports of sexual or violent incidents involving members of Izzo's storied basketball program, including one report made against a former undergraduate student-assistant coach who was allowed to continue coaching after he had been criminally charged for punching a female MSU student in the face at a bar in 2010. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino won't rule out managing Real Madrid in the future


The news will do no favours in quashing rumours linking star striker Harry Kane with a move to Madrid either - with the transfer becoming all the more likely should Pochettino take the reigns at the Bernabeu in future. But you never know. Pochettino is a firm fan favourite at Tottenham but he is under pressure to end their decade-long trophy drought this season. The club's only hopes of silverware now lie in the UEFA Champions League where they face Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16. Read More »

Jamie Vardy had a terrific explanation for rumour linking him to Chelsea


He played for the national team and is scoring with regularity in this league and is a good player, but this different - I am talking about him because you ask me and not the transfer market'. Peterborough: Bond (7), Shephard (6), Hughes (7), Tafazolli (6), Forrester (6), Lloyd (6), Maddison (6), Marriott (6), Da Silva Lopes (6), Taylor (6), Grant (6). Read More »

Carabao Cup: Arsenal and Arsene Wenger have 'unfinished business' in final


The last time the Gunners reached the League Cup final , in 2011, they suffered a shock defeat to Birmingham City - and Arsene Wenger admits that still stings. A 1-0 victory over West Ham followed before they beat Chelsea 2-1 on aggregate in the semi-final. "My task is to try and improve the team, about the transfer market from the summer, the club decides every single player". Read More »

Alexander Levy fires hole-in-one at Omega Dubai Desert Classic


The 28-year-old claimed his first European Tour victory at Emirates Golf Club in 2009 and after another win in 2015 is now looking to join Ernie Els as a three-time champion. Meanwhile, the man who won that tournament, Tommy Fleetwood, bounced back from a hard start to shoot 69. Alexander Levy and Haydn Porteous sit a further two back after 65s on Saturday, the former briefly flirting with the top of the leaderboard when he aced the par-three fourth - the second hole-in-one of the week. Read More »

Liverpool: Klopp heightens playing time row with Sturridge


Klopp said he was unable to offer the England worldwide any assurances over his game time. It's thought Sturridge, who has started just five games this season for Jurgen Klopp's side, would be open to a move to the London Stadium and bringing to an end his career at Anfield, during which he has scored 63 goals in 133 games since joining in January 2013. Read More »

Irons on verge of Mario loan deal


Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is not for sale in January, despite reported interest from West Ham . "If you look now at some of the biggest clubs in the country, some have gone a long time without winning trophies". West Ham signed Masuaku from Greek outfit Olympiakos in August 2016 for £6.2m and despite any deal likely to bring a significant profit, Moyes would not wish to sell one of their most important men at such a crucial juncture in their campaign. Read More »

Mark Dantonio: Accusations against me are 'completely false'


Most of the cases did not result in players being charged with a crime. Dozens of MSU students gathered on campus to protest the school's handling of sexual-abuse allegations against Nassar. On Friday evening, Dantonio appeared in front of local media to give a statement. It just doesn't stop there. You can see iterations of that disregard for the accusers again throughout the OTL report. Read More »

Patriots DC Patricia bringing the beard back to Super Bowl

However, there have already been reports that he is expected to play in the Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles on February 4. Nothing about Patriots QB Tom Brady should come as a shock to anyone at this point. Blount signed with the Eagles deep into free agency, and now has a chance to settle the score by beating his former team just one year after hoisting the Lombardi Trophy in a victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. Read More »

Michigan State University Athletic Director Resigns Amid Nassar Scandal


The trustees said previous statements and reactions from board members and recently ousted president Lou Anna Simon have been callous and tone-deaf and have lacked accountability. The House Energy and Commerce Committee has begun an investigation of sexual abuse in organized sports. Olympic gold medalists Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas and McKayla Maroney are among victims who said in recent months they were assaulted by Nassar during treatment. Read More »

Jaguars safety Barry Church fined $24309 for hit on Patriots' Rob Gronkowski

Brady in his career has won 4 Super Bowl MVP awards, Super Bowl XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, and LI. The Patriots will take on the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on February 4 at U.S. Rob Gronkowski once again did not participate in the Patriots' practice on Friday, sitting out the team walkthrough. Gronk and defensive end Deatrich Wise were the players ruled out on this hypothetical injury report. Read More »

Australia win toss and bowl against England in fourth ODI


Roy was caught driving loosely for a duck. They'd be trying to make sure it was 5-0. That is a bit more middle-overs-like-for-like I reckon. The tourists won the opener by five wickets, chasing 304 with seven balls to spare, before confirming their dominance in the second match with a four-wicket win. Read More »

NZ sevens start well in Sydney


This was the first tournament for Jess Breach since she switched into the sevens programme full-time and she has continued her fantastic try-scoring exploits from both the Red Roses and in the Tyrrells Premier 15s. Portia Woodman has taken a crack at New Zealand Rugby. With three minutes to fulltime, New Zealand's Luke Masirewa scored a crucial try which had many thinking it could give the All Blacks 7s the win. Read More »

Manchester City Yet To Trigger La Liga Defender's Release Clause

Athletic's team selection has now added fuel to speculation that he will bid farewell to the club's supporters at the game, as Laporte was spotted at San Mames prior to kick-off. Manchester City now has a 12 point lead at the top of the Premier League and are set to take on Cardiff City in the 4th round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Read More »

Wentz's goal is to be ready for start of next season


After watching the Vikings go 13-3 and pull out a miracle victory over New Orleans in the NFC Divisional playoffs, the Eagles' far-too-easy 38-7 victory over Minnesota at Lincoln Financial Field left many with an empty feeling. What does this mean for the Eagles quarterback's recovery? I get involved in the game, and that kind of all goes away. Despite the fact that his injury was worse than anyone originally thought, Wentz doesn't believe that will affect his recovery timeline . Read More »

Tiger Woods birdies final hole, makes cut at Farmers Insurance Open


Follow Tiger Woods' score in Round 2 with our live Farmers Insurance Open leaderboard and get live updates and highlights from the entire field below. "We can't see anything land from back there, so we're just listening for some noise", Woods said. He went left at his second hole and again at his fourth, a wild swipe that settled into the Southern California flora and fauna and led to a double-bogey 6. Read More »

Marcus Smart apologizes to Celtics for cutting hand


Adam Kaufman of WBZ NewsRadio reported Smart flew back to Boston on Thursday. Smart will of course miss the Celtics' highly anticipated matchup against the Golden State Warriors Saturday. against the Lakers, Smart missed a last-second shot that would have given the Celtics a victory in a 108-107 loss. The Boston Celtics have been in a bit of a slump lately, but they will be breathing a little sigh of relief after snapping a four-game skid with a 113-102 road win on Wednesday. Read More »

Patriots issue hypothetical status report for this Sunday with Rob Gronkowski out

To do this, we've assigned a point value corresponding to the relative worth of each player who appeared in the team's respective conference championship games last weekend. New England's defense was scored on four times, allowing 641 yards. Blount signed with the Eagles at the start of the season as a free-agent after winning the Super Bowl with the Patriots previous year. Read More »

UFC 226: Daniel Cormier to Challenge Stipe Miocic, Will Coach TUF 27


Twenty five year-old Mokhtarian (8-0), the younger brother of UFC flyweight Ashkan Mokhtarian, attracted worldwide attention last year after claiming a number of rare submission victories on the local circuit. In a headline scrap that has Twitter buzzing, the two will meet for Miocic's belt at UFC 226 July 7 in Las Vegas. Cormier previously won the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, as well as two other minor heavyweight titles, and opened his career 13-0 as a heavyweight. Read More »

Federer sets up Cilic showdown after Chung retirement


Ranked No. 58 in the world , Chung defeated multiple seeded players including No. 4 Alexander Zverev in the round of 32 and 14th-seeded Novak Djokovic in the round of 16, to reach the semifinal against Federer , arguably the best male player in the history of the sport. Read More »

1st main title, high rank at stake in Halep-Wozniacki…


But Wozniacki stepped things up again impressively in the tie-break and this time did not blink. And she is the first Dane to capture a grand slam singles title. Little wonder Denmark's most accomplished tennis player described herself as feeling like she was playing with "house money" at Melbourne Park. Looking back on their individual journeys it is clear that whoever is crowned champion will have demonstrated a greater mental capacity to deal with adversity, taking on whatever is thrown ... Read More »

Defense chiefs of South Korea, US hold talks in Hawaii


The North Koreans travelled on to a national athletes' village in southern South Korea , where they were welcomed by their South Korean teammates and Canadian coach Sarah Murray, who presented them flower bouquets in an outdoor welcoming ceremony. Read More »

All-star Cousins Could Be Out For Season


If it was Cousins final game of the season, or even his final game as a Pelican , he went out with a triple-double of 15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. Holiday was fouled once the Pelicans got the ball back and missed both free throws, which allowed the clock to run out and give the Pelicans the win. Read More »

Federer Relishes Emergence Of Young Guns At Open


World number two, Roger Federer is through to another Australian Open final, after Hyeon Chung retired in their semi-final clash on Friday. He takes no time in winning the first set 6-1 against a nervy Chung. Federer's conversation rate is better in finals in Australia - the only time he lost a championship match was against Rafael Nadal in 2009. Federer, almost 15 years older than Chung at 36, was 6-1, 5-2 up in their one-sided semi-final when the world No 58 shocked the 15,000 ... Read More »

Wenger gives condition for Giroud joining Chelsea


And this could yet be a transfer that Chelsea may be able to get over the line. 'He has played a lot of games and scored important goals . Giroud has been heavily linked with a switch to Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund , mainly as part of a deal that would see Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang join the Gunners , but there are a number of clubs reportedly interested in the French worldwide. Read More »

Buhari Jets Out To Addis Ababa Friday


Close to 4,000 of the migrants were repatriated by respective AU member countries, while the reaming were brought home with the help of the International Organization for Migrants (IOM), said AU Commissioner for Social Affairs Amira Elfadil Mohammed to journalists on the sidelines of the 30th AU summit, which is underway from January 22 to 29 at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Read More »

PPL heads to Puerto Rico to restore power to 1.2 million


The Democrat is traveling to the island on Thursday and Friday. Schmidt said the situation in Puerto Rico appears to be the most crippling damage any state or territory attorney general's office has suffered in modern American history. Still, the beleaguered Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, or PREPA, announced what it called a "major milestone" in the recovery from the September storm, with the restoration of power to more than 1 million clients Wednesday. Read More »

WWE shares at an all-time high after XFL announcement


He went on to put football fan's fears to bed by saying there would be no crossover between the WWE and the new XFL. The XFL is coming back in 2020 . The postseason will feature two semifinal playoff games before the championship. Vince McMahon will, at least in name, have unilateral control over every team in the league. Read More »

McLaren MSO X: Just 10 cars inspired by the McLaren 570S GT4


And the 10 cars being built have just been delivered to their owners at a special McLaren customer event held near Las Vegas. Based on the stock McLaren 570S , enhancements include a pylon-mounted rear wing inspired by the GT4, which increases high-speed downforce by nearly 100kg. Read More »

Warriors' Stephen Curry will not participate in 3-point shootout


Of course, LeBron James, the other All-Star selector, took Durant for his own team. Butler missed the Thursday game, his fourth consecutive absence, due to a sore right knee. Nuggets center Nikola Jokic may not be a household name, but 18 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds is becoming a common line for the 22-year-old. Read More »

Saints Confirm Expectation Of Re-Signing Drew Brees


At the Pro Bowl in Orlando on Thursday, Brees was asked if he plans to be back with the Saints next season. Since the New Orleans Saints saw their season come to a close , pending free agent quarterback Drew Brees has repeatedly made it clear that he wants to remain with the team. Read More »

Bills' Wood suffers career-ending injury


While at Louisville, Wood, a Cincinnati native, was a three-time All-Big East performer from 2006-08. Wood was not only one of the pillars of the Bills' offensive line, but he was also one of the leaders off the field with community work. Read More »

Lallana out of West Brom tie


Since a run of five successive FA Cup wins at Anfield between January 2012 and January 2014, Liverpool have won just two of their last seven (D4 L1), winning in the third round this season against Everton . 'Danny is doing really well and the fact we haven't given him out on loan shows what our plans are for him, ' said Klopp. "Since the injury it's been ups and downs". Read More »