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Bournemouth sign Dominic Solanke, Nathaniel Clyne on loan from Liverpool

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This season, veteran Daniel Sturridge supplanted Solanke in the rotation, with the young striker falling behind Divock Origi as well, leaving him without a Premier League outing this year. "I was excited to meet him and I'm really looking forward to working with him and seeing what he's about". Solanke's arrival, likely to be the first of two moves from Anfield to the Vitality Stadium with defender Nathaniel Clyne set to join on loan until the end of the season, will pave the way for ... Read More »

Urban Meyer's wife, Shelley, says she 'wants him done' with coaching

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In this episode of the Buckeye Weekly Podcast, Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr give their instant reaction from Ohio State's 28-23 win over Washington in the Rose Bowl . In the aftermath of the win, his 13th in his first full season as the starter, Haskins remained officially non-committal regarding his football future and offered no timeframe for a final decision. Read More »

Sarri reveals he has no control over transfers at Chelsea

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Chelsea limped to an uninspiring 0-0 draw at home to Southampton on Wednesday night, allowing both Arsenal and Man Utd to close the gap in the race for Champions League qualification. New signing Christian Pulisic won't join the club until next season, loaned back to Borussia Dortmund for the remainder of the current campaign. But the Italian, who has deployed Eden Hazard as a centre-forward in some recent matches, added that he has made his feelings known to the club's hierarchy. Read More »

Atwater a finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame

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Former Dallas Cowboys vice president Gil Brandt and current Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen were both selected as contributors finalists . The Hall of Fame announced the 15 modern era finalists on Thursday, and Butler wasn't included. Read More »

Medvedev shows Murray there’s still work to be done

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He couldn't deal with Medvedev's power in Wednesday's second round match and was knocked out of the event in 81 minutes. "And some people think that we as tennis players, we play too much, but also our body gets used to competing week in, week out and playing lots of matches and that kind of becomes our norm". Read More »

LeBron James, Lonzo Ball lead Lakers in All-Star voting

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George is fifth among Western Conference frontcourt players with 580,055 votes, behind the Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James , Dallas' Luka Doncic , Golden State's Kevin Durant and New Orleans' Anthony Davis . Reserves will be determined by a vote of National Basketball Association head coaches. It was not televised in 2018, the first year of the captain format. Read More »

Santiago Solari wants to keep Isco at Real Madrid

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Villarreal receive Madrid in the relegation zone, but know that a draw will be enough to lift them above Athletic Club on goal difference. But Frenchman Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane both bagged flashing headers as Real swept back into the lead with Brazilian midfielder Casemiro and Ballon D'Or Luka Modric pulling the strings in midfield. Read More »

Bulls trade Justin Holiday to Grizzlies, report says

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Memphis believed it had a deal including Brooks and Selden for Kelly Oubre Jr .in early December, but that deal fall apart when the Phoenix Suns were under the impression they were receiving Memphis' Dillon Brooks as part of a three-way deal. Read More »

Blues considering new Tammy Abraham loan amid Premier League interest

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Chelsea are reportedly set to confirm their second transfer of the winter transfer window with Tammy Abraham seemingly close to joining Wolverhampton Wanderers this month. Chelsea are assessing a number of their players now out on loan and are yet to decide whether to recall Abraham, which they would have to do for any transfer to proceed. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard gets destroyed by raucous crowd in San Antonio return

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In regards to Raptors president Masai Ujiri, the 29-year-old maintained that there is no goal for communication as he said "I have no reason to talk to him". "I hope for one [reaction], predict and guess another". That said, Popovich's request will carry weight. "While I'm sure it wasn't easy for Kawhi or anyone, we wish him well with the future of his career". Read More »

Man City Hosts Liverpool in Vital Clash in Premier League Title Race

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Liverpool fans should not be disappointed, though. The Belgian defender went up with his studs in a hazardous manner, and that very well could have been a straight red. The German winger used his left foot to rifle a low shot, kissing it off the right post and past Liverpool keeper Alisson . The danger wasn't over for City as John Stones' clearance struck the retreating Ederson and was spinning back towards goal, yet the defender was able to re-clear just milliseconds before the ... Read More »

Nationals Rumors: Nats still in on Bryce Harper after December meeting

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Representatives of the Phillies met with Harper's agent Scott Boras at the winter meetings in December, although the outfielder wasn't in attendance during that discussion. If what Levine has heard is true, however, then consider the implications, given that the White Sox are one of the only three or so positively-identified suitors for Bryce Harper and Manny Machado . Read More »

Klopp expects another Man City 'thunderstorm'

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The Reds are now topping the Premier League standings and have not lost any game this season as they are also in the knock out stage of the Champions League. Jurgen Klopp's men now sit top of the league on 54 points, but City can leapfrog Tottenham and close the gap to just four points with a win this evening. Read More »

Juventus the "preferred choice" for Aaron Ramsey this summer

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Juventus already have a very strong midfield with Miralem Pjanić, Blaise Matuidi, Sami Khedira, Emre Can and Rodrigo Bentancur all featuring for Massimiliano Allegri's side this season, while Paratici confirmed that the Serie A champions are monitoring Ramsey's situation with the Gunners. Read More »

Announcer introduces Virat Kohli as her 'cricket crush'

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Kohli again won the toss with Rahul back in the team to open with Agarwal and Vihari dropping to number six to cover for the unavailable Rohit Sharma . "We saw in the UAE his leg spin's improved out of sight, and you're nearly leaning towards him at Test level now as a bit of an all-round option, which is a really good package for us". Read More »

Yankees, Troy Tulowitzki Agree Upon Minimum Deal

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The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement, first reported by ESPN , is subject to a successful physical. The Blue Jays released the 34-year-old in December. He was limited to just 66 games in 2017 because of the ankle issue and slashed.249/.300/.378 that year. Tulowitzki is a good option to have to bridge that gap. Read More »

Steve Wilks expected to be fired by Arizona Cardinals

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NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport first reported the news. "When I look back at past year , I didn't get it right", Bidwill said. You can say the right things to the media about your future all you want, which Wilks didn't , but sometimes, you just know when your time is done. Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar’s coach Ramakant Achrekar passes away at 86

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From the very start, Tendulkar has always maintained that Achrekar played a major role in building his career which spanned for 24 years. Achrekar was conferred with the Dronacharya Award in 2010, becoming only the third from the field of cricket to be bestowed the honour. Read More »

Houston to hire WVU's Dana Holgorsen, report says

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The 47-year-old had three years remaining on the five-year, $18 million deal he signed with West Virginia in 2016. Holgorsen went 61-41 in eight years at West Virginia with only one losing seasons and two 10-win seasons. He went 15-11 in his tenure. The Mountaineers head coaching job has some rich tradition, but it's not considered among the top half of the Big 12 in large part because it's so far from the conference's Texas recruiting hub. Read More »

Manchester United beat Newcastle to continue winning run

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The free-scoring enjoyment of Solskjaer's initial games could not be replicated against a disciplined Newcastle backline but United showed pleasing patience and ruthlessness after half-time. "To get Newcastle to 10th last season, and if they survive again, it will be a very very good season, and that is the sad thing about it... We did enough to get something in this game". Read More »

Ozil's agent adamant German star's future is at Arsenal

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With a back five and two sitting midfielders behind him, Ozil's languid style need not impact on Arsenal's defensive work, and it makes more sense to try and get him back to form than persisting with Aaron Ramsey, who looks set to leave in the summer. Read More »

UCLA Basketball: Can the Bruins win the Pac-12 after Alford?

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Guerrero was justified as the Bruins season has effectively bottomed out over their last two games before conference play. Including stints at Missouri State, Iowa and New Mexico, Alford is 509-269 (.654) as a head coach. Alford wrote an open letter of apology to Bruins fans and returned a one-year contract extension signed after his first season. Pierre later pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and was suspended from the team. Read More »

Miami Dolphins Fire Head Coach Adam Gase; Tannenbaum Demoted

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It seems unlikely Flores would go to the Dolphins since they are in the AFC East and it doesn't seem like something he would do out of respect to Bill Belichick. Gase finishes his first National Football League head-coaching tenure of three seasons in Miami with a record of 23-25, including one playoff appearance, following his 10-6 debut season in 2016. Read More »

Giants vs. Cowboys: Statistics, numbers and broken records

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Jason Garrett's actions confused everyone on the outside. For the Giants, whose first quarter drives were marred by pre-snap penalties, their opening drive had all kinds of promise as they picked up chunk plays of 24 and 26 yards on a pass by Eli Manning and a run by Saquon Barkley . Read More »

India blow as spin ace Ravichandran Ashwin to miss final Test

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There are also reports that Ravichandran Ashwin , who has been included in the squad, might be rested for the final Test match as his struggles with injuries continue to haunt him. "It's just team balance really", captain Tim Paine said. "This Test is going to be a real focus for our batting group", added Paine, whose side were rolled for 151 and 261 in Melbourne as they lost by 137 runs. Read More »

Barcelona To Sign PSG's Rabiot, Deny Breaking Transfer Rules

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Rabiot is out of contract at the end of the season and will be free to speak to clubs outside of France in January to sign a pre-contract agreement. " FC Barcelona refute the existence of any type of agreement with PSG player Adrien Rabiot ". Barcelona have denied reaching an agreement to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot and dismissed allegations of impropriety in their transfer dealings. Read More »

George Kittle shouts out Antonio Brown on Twitter, Brown responds

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Ben Roethlisberger is playing dumb amid the Steelers' Antonio Brown fiasco, claiming that if Brown had an incident in practice, the quarterback did not see it. The biggest obstacle standing between the Steelers and a potential Brown trade is his contract. For some reason, though, recent developments surrounding Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown have fueled up the National Football League rumors mill a bit. Read More »

Aubameyang, Mane, Salah make top three — CAF Awards

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Interestingly, the three Premier League also battled for the top prize last time out, but will be hoping to kick-start the New Year as the continent's best male player of 2018. The 26-year-old will be hoping to be third time lucky and become the second Teranga Lions star to claim Africa's prestigious individual football honour after El Hadji Diouf in 2001 and 2002. Read More »

Rams rule out Gurley for regular season finale

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This season, Gurley has tallied 1,251 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns, while adding 580 receiving yards and four touchdowns. He is fourth with 1,831 total yards from scrimmage after leading the National Football League last season when he was the AP's Offensive Player of the Year . Read More »