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Jamal Adams says his playful hit sent mascot to hospital

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In what was meant to be a fun moment of mascot trolling, Adams saw the mascot walk out onto the field while he was meeting with fans and chose to go tackle him. The Patriots - who are gearing up for Super Bowl LIII against the Los Angeles Rams on February 4 - later told CBS Boston that the mascot was just " sore ." . Read More »

New world No.1 Naomi Osaka's incredible 12-month rise

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Kvitova said the pain of losing was secondary to the pride she felt at being back on the biggest stage. "In the end, it wasn't", she said. after Osaka rallied to take a decisive break in the third set. "But for now, I'm more happy that I won this trophy". She then showed her class when she preferred to praise Kvitova rather than bask in the glow of her win. Read More »

Emiliano Sala: 120,000 euros raised for private search

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Argentina's president Mauricio Macri has told his foreign minister to issue formal requests to Britain and France for search efforts to be resumed. Rescue workers formally called off the search for the missing plane on Thursday, prompting Sala's sister to make a desperate plea for its resumption. Read More »

Sean Payton Spoke to Roger Goodell Over Controversial Missed Pass Interference Call

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It was Friday afternoon on C-SPAN when some senators began discussing, not the ongoing government shutdown, but the non-call pass interference in the NFC Championship game that caused the Saints to lose in overtime. One Saints fan went as far as paying for a series of billboards in Atlanta, where the Super Bowl is being played, to display his frustration with the loss. Read More »

10-Year-Old Wins Science Fair by Proving Tom Brady Cheated

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In the alleged "Deflategate" game, Brady threw for 226 yards on 23-of-35 passing with three touchdowns. So great is his dislike, the Kentucky child used it to fuel his entry to a local science fair. Unfortunately for Ace, he has to watch Brady compete in another Super Bowl . In this interview with NFL Draft Diamonds , he was asked what prompted him to delve into the Brady project. Read More »

No Brainer, Start Gonzalo Higuain Against Sheffield Wednesday - Chelsea Legend

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Gianfranco Zola has urged new Chelsea signing Gonzalo Higuain to "understand" the Premier League in order to make a quick adaptation to English football. We reacted very well in this match. We are very demanding because we want to do it all the time . Chelsea's loan capture of Gonzalo Higuain from Juventus is expected to enable Hazard to feature out wide on a more regular basis, with Zola accepting the Belgium worldwide prefers to operate off a striker. Read More »

Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald Returning For 16th NFL Season

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Veteran wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will suit up for the Arizona Cardinals once again in 2019, returning for a 16th season. "We are thrilled he'll be back in 2019". Fitzgerald was drafted third overall in 2004 by the Cardinals and certainly has delivered on any expectation the franchise has had for him over the last 15 seasons. Read More »

Epic Serena win took toll, Pliskova says after Osaka loss

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By getting to this stage in Melbourne , the 2018 US Open champion becomes the first first-time Slam champion to reach the semi-finals of the subsequent major since Kim Clijsters reached the final four of the 2006 Australian Open . Ahead 3-1, the seventh seed was looking for an insurance break and held 0-40 in Williams' next service game, but the seven-time Melbourne champion used some big serving and heavy hitting to fight her way out of the deficit and remain in touch, only trailing 3-2. Read More »

Workaholic Woods learning to rest as he prepares for 2019 debut

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The South is the more famous and higher-rated of the two, frequently ranking as one of the nation's top public courses, and it's the one that hosted that legendary 2008 U.S. "The guys are going to be making some adjustments this year and I'm one of them". This latest comeback was in its fledgling stages, and no one had the slightest clue what the year ahead had in store. Read More »

Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open

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On the other hand, the dominant left-handed 28-year old Czech player Kvitová is looking for a great comeback since her previous two Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014. Nerves appeared to take their toll for the youngster as the more experienced Kvitova stepped in to earn two straight service breaks - all while saving a break point at 5-5 - to win five straight games and level the match. Read More »

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi 'played role in Frenkie de Jong deal'

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They have had to pay a high price for his services though as he cost the club an initial fee of €75 million plus €11 million in variables on a five-year deal. "I said many times with Barcelona and Madrid it's impossible to fight against them". As for De Jong, ending all the chatter about his own future came as a relief and he now hopes to play with freedom in his final few months at Ajax . Read More »

Pollock, Dodgers strike 4-year deal

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Pollock is the middle-of-the-lineup bat the Dodgers have searched for after losing Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds last month. It is somewhat of a risky move for the Dodgers, as Pollock has struggled to remain healthy in recent seasons. Pollock, 31, hit.257/.316/.484 with 21 home runs, 65 RBIs and 13 stolen bases in 113 games for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, but he missed almost two months with a broken left thumb. Read More »

Pakistan captain Sarfraz apologises for controversial taunt

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Left-arm paceman Beuran Hendricks was handed his Proteas ODI debut against Pakistan in Centurion. 'We forgive him because he said sorry. Twitterati was thrilled with South Africa's win. "The PCB expresses regret over the remark made by their captain Sarfaraz Ahmed and picked up by the stump mic during the second ODI against South Africa in Durban". Read More »

No hat logo for Halladay's Hall plaque; Mussina uncertain

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Halladay had some of the finest moments of his career in Philadelphia, such as his May 2010 ideal game, his October 2010 postseason no-hitter and his 2010 National League Cy Young Award. Brandy Halladay told the media on Wednesday that her late husband will go into Cooperstown wearing a blank cap on his plaque because both franchises meant so much to him. Read More »

Windies go to lunch with 449-run lead over England

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West Indies , who did not enforce the follow-on, enjoyed a 212-run lead, a most unlikely scenario after being all out for 289 earlier on Thursday. Having chosen to bat first despite selecting four faster bowlers in their line-up, including captain Jason Holder , the hosts were paced by half-centuries from Shai Hope, Roston Chase and Shimron Hetmyer to the relative comfort of 240 for four in the final session. Read More »

Golden State Warriors visit former President Barack Obama

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Team officials told reporters the team met with the President for about an hour. "That's private", Kerr said when asked if he was with the group. Golden State players also ran into Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi at the game. "It won't be Golden State or Cleveland going". Coach Steve Kerr has been vocal regarding his opposition of President Donald Trump , calling him a " blowhard " and saying Trump has used " racist, misogynist, insulting words ". Read More »

Gonzalo Higuaín can score 30 goals a season, says Sarri

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Chelsea have the option to extend his loan spell to include the 2019-20 season and they will have until June 30 to make their decision. Whether Higuain can fix Chelsea's attacking problems is open to question, with the striker having underperformed at Milan this season. Read More »

James Harden Is "The Tony Romo Of The NBA Playoffs"

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It's absolutely unbelievable. It's shot the Rockets to the top of must-see TV. In addition to the 61 points, Harden finished with 15 rebounds and four assists. Every single player in the league yells and yanks their head back as they drive through the paint; it is not something that is only unique to James Harden . Read More »

Harden scores career-best 61, Rockets edge Knicks 114-110

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Oh, and Harden's 30-point streak is now at 21 games. Harden then scored 17 points in the second quarter, followed by 13 in the third and 12 in the fourth. He was only 5-of-20 on 3-pointers but 22-of-25 from the line, and he grabbed 15 rebounds. Kenneth Faried started in just his second game since joining the Rockets on Monday, scoring 11 points. Read More »

Police search remote Burhou island for Emiliano Sala after 'red flare sightings'

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Guernsey's harbour master explained a "difficult" decision was made to call off the search on Thursday, saying the chances of survival were "extremely remote". After an extensive search, covering approximately 1,700 square miles, Guernsey Police have ended the search and rescue operation. Responding to the search being called off, Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan said: "We were looking forward to providing Emiliano with the next step in his life and career". Read More »

Nadal secures berth in Australian Open Final

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The guard is not for changing just yet. Collins, who had a dream run to make the final four on her Australian debut, became flustered after Kvitova won a first-set tie-breaker and her game fell apart in the second. "I wasn't even close to getting something". How had he managed to win only six games in one of the biggest matches of his life? But in terms of tennis, I know I was playing well. Read More »

Derek Carr challenges 'First Take' hosts to UFC fight after criticism

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They come in all shapes and sizes. "Then I met Russell Wilson coming out of N.C. State, and now I'm watching this kid, Murray, coming out of Oklahoma and I'm putting away all the prototypes I once had". He took on his character as a professional. Apparently, Carr wasn't too happy about being called a quitter, because he sent out a very interesting tweet to UFC president Dana White. Read More »

Michael Owen reveals his prediction for Chelsea FC v Tottenham

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Tottenham , who hold a 1-0 lead over Chelsea , play the second leg of the League Cup semi-final on Thursday at Stamford Bridge. It's a London derby at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night where Spurs will take a 1-0 advantage to Chelsea , so there is everything to play for as the two rivals go head to head for the third time this season. Read More »

Memphis Grizzlies will listen to offers for Marc Gasol, Mike Conley

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He knows he doesn't have control over that. "What I feel inside and how I feel about Memphis and its people, it has nothing to do with the franchise or a temporary thing". He's tallied 19.8 points and 6.1 assists per game while knocking down 35.4 percent of his 3-point attempts in 2018-19. But as an expansion team barely two decades old, who knows when a run of seven consecutive playoff berths will come again? Conley and Gasol are the Grizzlies' remaining cornerstone players having played ... Read More »

Ban on Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul lifted

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KL Rahul is back available for the national side after India's cricket board lifted his suspension. The lifting of the suspension comes after the Committee of Administrators (CoA ) of the BCCI had asked the Supreme Court to appoint an ombudsman to enquire into the matter. Read More »

January transfer window: Denis Suárez, the Barcelona midfielder Arsenal hope to sign

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While the Gunners have blown hot and cold this season under the tutelage of Unai Emery , Manchester United have resurrected their form after the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their interim manager. "They know our intentions, our possibilities for signing players that can help us, but they work and also with communication to us". The club is working on that. Read More »

Leonard expected to be named All-Star starter, announcement on TSN

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You can see the entire voting breakdown here , as there are plenty of other names that will probably give you a good laugh. The only players to drop out of the starting lineup after the media and player votes were added were Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat and Derrick Rose of the Minnesota Timberwolves . Read More »

Neymar heavily limps off in PSG's French Cup match against Strasbourg

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The Brazilian superstar left his club's Coupe de France match on Wednesday after being tackled by Strasbourg midfielder Moataz Zemzemi around the hour mark. 'There's no news for the moment, he's gone to hospital. 'The referee didn't whistle on one occasion, then two, then three and after that he ended up twisting his foot, ' Tuchel said. Read More »

Ruthless Nadal routs Tsitsipas to reach Australian Open final

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As if Djokovic wasn't the favorite already to win the tournament, he now has the privilege of not having to work much during his quarterfinal match. "I always thought he's a great quality player", Djokovic said. The victor will play 17-time major victor Rafael Nadal , who beat 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets on Thursday night. Read More »