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Green Bay Packers: Three takeaways from the loss to the Ravens

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There really isn't much new to say here; the Packers have lost four of their five games since Rodgers broke his collarbone, and it becomes more clear every week how much of their underlying problems the two-time MVP covered up. Fittingly, he celebrated with a Lambeau Leap of his own since the Packers never had a chance. But the Ravens defense hounded, pounded and fooled him all day in what amounted to a triumph by knockout. Read More »

Trump calls on National Football League to suspend Marshawn Lynch

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Lynch sat during most of the US anthem and stood for the Mexican anthem before Sunday's game against the Patriots at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City . According to reports on the scene, Lynch sat down shortly after the start of the national anthem and stood, not at attention, for Mexico's anthem. Read More »

Jana Novotna, 1998 Wimbledon Champion, dies aged 49

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A statement from the WTA said Novotna , who had cancer, passed away peacefully on Sunday surrounded by her family. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. What followed, however, was a collapse: she double-faulted on that point and proceeded to lose five straight games. As the trophies were being presented, the Czech tennis player cried on the Duchess of Kent's shoulder. Read More »

Conte asks one thing of his Chelsea players this season

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The objective for Christensen was to be a Chelsea player during his time in the Bundesliga, as Sky Sports reports. "Is this normal? I don't think so". Antonio Conte has said that his wing back Victor Moses will return to the squad ahead of next weekend's Premier League clash away to Liverpool . Read More »

Cowboys suffer ugly loss to Eagles, 37-9

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Luke Elliott left the game after missing a 34-yard field goal late in the first quarter. He was ruled out for the rest of the game at halftime. Doug Pedersen's Eagles crushed those hopes in the second half, rolling to a 37-9 win despite losing starting kicker Jake Elliott in the first half due to a head injury. Read More »

Chargers QB reportedly to start vs. Bills

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In one half, Peterman threw five interceptions. Los Angeles continued to struggle to find their way in the endzone, as they settled for a Nick Novak 34-yard field goal that gave them the 10-7 lead. For what it's worth, Taylor played well, throwing for 172 yards, 6.62 YPA and one touchdown, and running for 36 yards and another score. By time the first quarter ended, he matched Taylor's interception total for the entire season (three). Read More »

Chiefs vs. Giants recap: NY gets second win over Kansas City

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The Giants have allowed at least one touchdown to an opposing tight end in 10 straight games dating back to last season, an National Football League record. was lost for the season with a fractured ankle, Engram has been Eli Manning's go-to guy. Reid had been 16-2 after the bye, including 3-1 since joining the Chiefs . Read More »

Bucs beat mistake-filled Dolphins 30-20

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He suffered a concussion in the final play of the first half and was replaced by Matt Moore , who provided a spark in the second half but came up short. What I didn't like: Miami's penchant for slow starts has been a season-long trend that showed up again on Sunday. Cutler threw two more interceptions in the first half and Jarvis Landry also contributed to the Dolphins turnover woes with a fumble of his own. Read More »

Saints rally late, beat Redskins in OT

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Washington (4-6) got the ball first in overtime but the Saints shut the Redskins down thanks to a sack by Cameron Jordan and two incomplete passes by Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins . Brees was held to under 200 yards passing for the second time this season and didn't throw a single touchdown. They faced no second-down plays on the drive and picked up yards in chunks of 17, 18, 29 and 18 yards. Read More »

Danny Rose transfer value SOARS as United consider Luke Shaw swap deal

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The defender returned earlier this season, and having started against Crystal Palace before the worldwide break - and then played for England against Germany - Rose appeared to be getting back to full fitness. Now it appears a resolution to the futures of Rose and Shaw could be imminent, with a high profile transfer in the January window valued in excess of £40m now a real possibility. Read More »

Fiji shock co-hosts New Zealand

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The Vodafone Fiji Bati will take on New Zealand at 7.30pm tonight. Addressing the media on Sunday, an emotional Kidwell said he will take a couple of weeks to consider his future, with his current contract due to end in January. "I'm so proud of these boys, I never stop believing these boys, it was dream come true for us, we will just beat the Australians and we will go all the way". Read More »

Rosier helps No. 3 Miami survive scare from Virginia

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Outside of last week's win over Notre Dame , Miami hasn't played a game against a FBS opponent in which it didn't have to dig itself out of some kind of trouble. Johnson has worn the turnover chain five times, tied with Michael Jackson for the most this season. No. 5 Wisconsin 24, No. 19 MI 10: Alex Hornibrook threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Read More »

Shane Lowry second as Jon Rahm wins by a stroke in Dubai

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It means those around the game have had their calculators out and one of the permutations is that if Rose finishes solo second, Fleetwood would have to win to claim the Harry Vardon Trophy. This is a different pressure to Wentworth a year ago (the BMW PGA Championship) when I didn't want to play because I was scared I would not get it off the first tee. Read More »

How Warriors secured win over Sixers despite poor start

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But the Warriors showed why they're the best by stifling Philadelphia in the second half to improve to 12-4. The excitement of a monster first half and the letdown of a lackluster second. You sure? Forty-seven points in the first quarter. Meanwhile, Golden State struggled from three-point range in the first two quarters, going 1-for-9. Read More »

LaVar Ball downplays President Trump's role in helping son

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In a press conference a few hours after Trump's comments, the three men held a press conference in which they apologized to China for shoplifting and thanked President Trump for raising their case with Jinping. Upon their return home, the three UCLA players did, in fact, thank President Trump for his involvement. Guerrero said the Chinese police said items were taken from three stores and searched the hotel rooms and bags of players on both the UCLA and Georgia teams before identifying the ... Read More »

West Brom may be close to sacking head coach Tony Pulis

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The visitors were purring though and scored their second of the afternoon in the 23rd minute when Hazard raced onto a flick from Morata before finding the back of the net with a calm finish. before scoring and adding an assist in the West Brom game. Most can not even foresee narrow survival anymore, such is the horror of West Brom's form over this entire calendar year. Read More »

Everton talk out of my control, Watford boss Silva says

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Former Everton defender Richard Dunne said: 'They have had enough time to sort it out. It is a big club, nothing more. The former Hull City manager said the "most important" thing was Sunday's game against West Ham at Vicarage Road (16:00 GMT). Read More »

Red-hot Mo Salah shatters Robbie Fowler's record as Liverpool ease past Southampton

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As the effects of the global break lingered in the air the sluggish start saw Southampton take control of possession, although despite struggling to get going Liverpool looked the more likely up forward. It was all Liverpool in the early exchanges of the second half as Southampton struggled to put together any meaningful attacks. Sadio Mane will start for Liverpool on Saturday afternoon against Southampton , while Joel Matip misses the game through injury. Read More »

Murray and Lendl end coaching partnership

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Murray has been recovering from a hip injury, and his last competitive match was a Wimbledon quarter-final defeat by Sam Querrey in July. The British number one announced the parting of ways on his official website, describing the move as "mutual". Read More »

Hegarty killed in accident at Macao Motorcycle GP

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The leading duo quickly began to pull clear of Martin Jessopp in third on the Riders Motorcycles BMW, who was being chased by eight-time victor Michael Rutter (SMT Bathams BMW) and Conor Cummins on the Padgetts Honda. Fellow Ulster rider, Lee Johnston finished the race in the top eight. The 31-year-old crashed on the seventh lap of the race at Fisherman's corner and succumbed to his injuries. Read More »

Antonio Conte confirms that David Luiz has returned to the squad

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Chelsea travel to West Brom tomorrow afternoon before heading to Qarabag in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has revealed that Super Eagles forward Victor Moses should be back in his squad ahead of next weekend's Premier League clash away to Liverpool. Read More »

Sunderland target Coleman steps down as Wales manager

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The Black Cats are staring at the possibility of a second successive relegation, given their current position at the bottom of the Championship table after 16 games. Coleman is understood to have met with the Welsh FA earlier on Friday - a month after Wales missed out on qualification to next year's World Cup in Russian Federation - and informed them of his decision. Read More »

West Ham captain Noble: Intensity has jumped since Moyes appointment

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But while getting the Hammers out of trouble could be his biggest test yet, Moyes is determined to prove himself all over again. But if you want to judge me on the grass, I will challenge most of the time. But I'm only as good as my players, like any manager. Moyes has already laid down the law to his struggling squad, who could climb out of the relegation zone by launching his reign with a win over Watford . Read More »

Peru beats New Zealand and is last to qualify for World Cup

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Despite the absence of their main striker Paolo Guerrero, who is serving a Federation Internationale de Football Association doping ban, the Peruvians controlled the match from the start. The win earns Peru the final spot in the 32-team field after Australia claimed the second-to-last place on Wednesday night in Sydney with a 3-1 win against Honduras. Read More »

Gabby Douglas Apologizes After Remark on Sexual Abuse Draws Fire

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What is wrong with some of you? Are we clear? Oh and one more thing. "Dressing in a provocative/sexual way entices the wrong crowd", Douglas, 21, tweeted quoting Raisman's post. "I expected more from you and to support her". "Not blaming the victim at all". To which, Douglas responded saying, "it goes both ways". "Just to be clear", Raisman posted on Friday. Read More »

Conte rules out taking Italy job: I'm totally committed to Chelsea

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For sure they have to find the right solution and improve the solution. Conte guided Italy to the Euro 2016 quarter-finals before bowing out to Germany in penalties. Saturday's visit to West Brom sees him return to the scene of his greatest triumph, where last season's Premier League title was secured with a late goal from Michy Batshuayi - not that such a recent memory is any kind of protection for a Chelsea manager. Read More »

Loftus-Cheek can kick-start career at Palace - Hodgson

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Loftus-Cheek earned plenty of plaudits after his man of the match performance against Germany last Friday. Ruben said that his path is flawless and to play regularly this season is very important for his development. Conte said that Loftus-Cheek and Abraham could take inspiration from Andreas Christensen, who is now in Chelsea's first team having spent two years on loan with Borussia Monchengladbach. Read More »

Danica Patrick to retire after Daytona 500, Indy 500

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Danica Patrick announces she's retiring from racing. "But it made me think about things, and so I'm excited about the next phase, trust me". "I never thought I would do (the Indy 500 again) - I really didn't". She can't go back to Stewart-Haas Racing, her soon-to-be-ex-team, since that organization will already be fielding four cars at the 2018 Daytona 500. Read More »

Grigor Dimitrov edges Dominic Thiem in opener

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Dimitrov ended up winning 34 of the 47 points he served and won 32 of the 57 points served by Goffin. It's just that, yeah, Grigor played well and it was not easy for me today. It was tough for my confidence after that when it was 0-4. Roger Federer has also already qualified for the semi-finals. Despite Wednesday's defeat, Goffin will face Thiem on Friday for a place in the semi-finals after the Austrian beat Pablo Carreno Busta , who was drafted into the draw following Nadal's ... Read More »

Borussia Dortmund Drop Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang From Squad for 'Disciplinary Reasons'

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The Gabon worldwide was also suspended by his club a year ago for an unsanctioned trip to Italy. In pre-season, it seemed likely that the 28-year-old striker would leave the Bundesliga side but no transfer ever came to fruition. This time I can't understand the clubs action. The player had gone against former coach Thomas Tuchel's wishes by going for a trip to Milan. It was then reported that Aubameyang had flown out to Barcelona to visit Ousmane Dembele during the global break, which was ... Read More »

Chris Coleman leaves Wales role for Sunderland job

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The Welshman's contract is due to expire next summer but following Wales' failure to qualify for Russian Federation 2018 the decision has been made to step down following five years with the national side. They are now sitting bottom of the Championship, having only won one of their 16 games so far this term. Caretaker manager Robbie Stockdale will be in charge for tomorrow's game against Millwall (3pm). Read More »