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Barca Stars Slam Officials For Disallowed Messi Goal

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Messi's first-half strike squirmed through the grasp of Valencia goalkeeper Neto and over the line but it was not awarded by the officials who allowed play to continue in the absence of goal-line technology in Spain. The Spanish football federation (RFEF) announced this month that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system would be used in the league from the start of next season, joining Germany's Bundesliga and Italy's Serie A who are using the technology. Read More »

Small Business Saturday focuses on locally-owned stores

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It didn't take long before she made it happen. Wausau River District Executive Director Elizabeth Brodek said more money stays in the local economy when it's spent at a small business as opposed to a big box store. Their store has grown from a business of only two, to now employing seven people. "Today we are looking around trying to find new artisans creating new stuff that we could become customers of down the road", Salis said. Read More »

UND prepares for NCAA Tournament match against Minnesota

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The victor of Friday's match between Kansas (22-7) and Missouri (20-11) faces the victor of Wichita State (28-3) vs. Redford (25-4) in Saturday's 7 p.m. "This is obviously one of the things we work for all year - to earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament and to compete for a national championship", said head coach Cathy George . Read More »

Back-to-back rugby awards for Barrett

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However, the Black Ferns winger says the the Black Ferns winning Team of the Year proves they're the reason she took home Women's Player of the Year . "I think it's great for the team, a reflection of our team, the great players we've got and the staff we've got and what we've put together". "We are not fully professional, the girls are not fully professional, they still have to work, policeman, teachers, post office workers and it is really special they to win these fantastic results". Read More »

New Formula One logo receives criticism

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It is the first of a number of changes Liberty Media are to make over the winter, with a new graphics package, web and social platform as well as a new live and non-live "over-the-top" broadcasting service all confirmed by F1 commercial director Sean Bratches. Read More »

Arizona State fires coach Todd Graham after six seasons

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The move comes just a day after Graham had seemingly grabbed support from most ASU supporters after beating rival Arizona 42-30, a game that many though would dictate Graham's future. "Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason, a Phoenix native, is also someone Arizona State is expected to have some interest in should it decide to fire Graham". Read More »

Chain Match 2: Talib and Crabtree fight after chain snatch

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It appears Talib got Crabtree's chain again in this latest incident. Oakland got a boost Sunday when it eked out a 21-14 win over the Denver Broncos despite losing star receiver Michael Crabtree to an ejection for his role in a brawl and almost squandering a 21-point lead to a last-place team. Read More »

Luke named permanent coach for Ole Miss

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But unlike the Gamecocks, the Rebels will keep their man, one with a small link to USC. Luke just completed an interim season as head coach, as the Rebels went 6-6 overall and 3-5 in the SEC. His father, Tommy, and brother Tom, also played for Ole Miss . Luke is the flawless guy to lead Ole Miss through the remainder of the NCAA drama. Read More »

1; Auburn Is No. 4 & Alabama No. 5 In AP Poll

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The answer is no two teams from the same conference. Georgia comes in at No. 6, while Miami and Ohio State are tied at No. 7. Beat Georgia in the rematch, and Auburn becomes the first two-loss team to clinch a playoff berth. The fell from No. 1 all the way to No. 7 after a loss to Auburn. "I think this team deserves the opportunity to get in the playoff by what they've been able to accomplish and what they've been able to do", Saban said after the Auburn loss. Read More »

Report card: 49ers put up dud vs. depleted Seahawks

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San Francisco got a nice gain here and there from Marquise Goodwin and Trent Taylor, but it wasn't almost enough to mount a fight. Unfortunately for the 49ers, the game was already decided. Still, it didn't sit right with safety Eric Reid that fans - regardless of what colors they were wearing - began to cheer before Beathard got off the ground. Read More »

Wilton Speight announces he'll transfer from MI

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He announced his decision to move on from the University of MI in an Instagram post on Sunday evening. "Thank you, Michigan", Speight wrote. "These past [four] years have been nothing short of spectacular". A season ago he threw for 2,538 yards with 18 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Speight has been sidelined since September 23rd, when he fracture three vertabrae against Purdue. Read More »

Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree ejected after punches, shoves turn to sideline brawl

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There is no love lost between Aqib Talib and Michael Crabtree . Amari Cooper will likely play a bigger role over the remainder of the game. It took quite some time for the ejected players to leave the field. Speaking of Lynch, the popular running back amusingly ensured Talib's safe passage to the locker room by escorting the rival cornerback through the Raiders sideline into the tunnel. Read More »

Falcons' Devonta Freeman (concussion) is out for Week 12

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This loss ignited the Buccaneers last season as afterward they went on a five-game win streak and almost made the playoffs. This was Jones's third career game with 250-plus receiving yards. Goodwin. Down 27-6 in the third quarter, the Bucs got two touchdowns and almost a third — down seven points, they went for it on fourth-and-1 at the Atlanta 18 but threw incomplete with seven minutes left in the fourth. Read More »

Tennessee to hire former Rutgers, Bucs coach Greg Schiano, report says

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Stay with News 2 on air and online for updates. In 1989, Greg Schiano left his job as a graduate assistant for the Rutgers football program and was replaced by Butch Jones on then-Scarlet Knights coach Doug Graber's staff. Tennessee fans were initially hoping for Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden, but once those plans fell through, the focus shifted to Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen. Read More »

Jose Mourinho admits to problem over Man Utd ace Paul Pogba

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However, the 28-year-old has suffered a dip in form while the returns from injury of Paul Pogba , Marouane Fellaini and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have seen Mkhitaryan slip out of contention. Yet, as we've discovered in the past week, it's not as easy as simply putting them on the pitch and expecting them to flourish together. "They played really well, they had a good defensive organisation and then when they had the ball they were unsafe". Read More »

France win doubles move 2-1 ahead in Davis Cup final

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France took the lead when the pair of Richard Gasquet and Pierre-Hugues Herbert, beat Belgian's Ruben Bemelmans and Joris De Loore in four sets. The final match saw Pouille going for the throat, racing to a 3-0 lead against Darcis. Tsonga served extremely well in the first set and had six chances to break Goffin, but his Belgian rival weathered some blistering groundstrokes and showed nerves of steel on important points. Read More »

Dan Mullen Targeted By Gators

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Mullen was offensive coordinator at Florida from 2005-2008, under Urban Meyer with Tim Tebow as the primary quarterback. However, it has been reported that the talented Mississippi State coach is also drawing interest from Tennessee, so Mullen has a tough decision to make. Read More »

Cowboys release McFadden in flurry of moves amid 3-game skid

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Not only was the game on national television, but the Cowboys couldn't get anything going - scoring one touchdown but notching only 247 total yards of offense while going 6-of-11 on third downs and giving away the ball two times, both interceptions from Prescott. Read More »

Day charges ahead at Australian Open

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Cameron Smith also shot a 68 to finish fourth on nine-under but none of them was able to mount a challenge to knock Davis off the lead as the Sydney crosswinds wrought their customary havoc. Spieth never seemed comfortable at The Australian Golf Club earlier in the tournament and couldn't break 70 over the first three rounds, posting earlier scores of 70-71-70 for a tournament total of 6-under 278. Read More »

Michael Owen states his prediction for Tottenham v West Brom

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Reacting to Rose's observations ahead of facing West Brom, Pochettino said: "I understand if after he was angry, like other players who do not play, and I like it when players feel that emotion because it looks like they're interested in helping the team and want to play". Read More »

England batsman Jonny Bairstow investigated by European Central Bank

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A spokeswoman for the Australian also declined to comment but Fox Sports News reported that the incident had occurred at the Avenue bar in Perth and that there had been no involvement by police. As per the report, there were moments during the England second innings, where Bairstow scored 42 runs, when he was sledged by the hosts and David Warner provided the send off. Read More »

European Central Bank investigating Bairstow headbutt reports

Bancroft wasn't yet named in the Australian squad for the five-match Ashes series at the time of the incident. The police were not involved, while Bancroft did not either provoke or retaliate in the incident. It will "follow up" with players after the conclusion of the first Ashes Test. There are no police reports, but it is believed that European Central Bank conducted an internal investgation on the matter. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp refuses to entertain insane idea

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After the match, Mane was seen in a conversation with Klopp with the former Southampton player looking rather angry. "I wanted to sort it immediately", he told the club's official website. "Everything is sorted immediately and that's it". (BT Sport) Klopp attempted to calm Mane. Former England global Rio Ferdinand had suggested after Saturday's stalemate that he felt there was more to an on-field spat than merely positioning on the pitch. Read More »

Fleetwood two shots off the lead in Hong Kong

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Thailand's Poom Saksansin, who started the day tied for third, posted a 70 to slip to a share of 13th place that also featured compatriot Thongchai Jaidee, Justin Rose of England while Masters Tournament victor Sergio Garcia was a further shot back in equal 19th place after he signed for a 66. Read More »

Pep Guardiola hails his free-scoring Manchester City side

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Asked if he was surprised that Sterling was his top scorer: "Yes - but it's good". " It's the best moment of his career and we're only in November so there's a lot of time ". Guardiola told a news conference ahead of Sunday's trip to Huddersfield Town that he is delighted by Sterling's contribution and that they can't rely on their strikers to score all the goals. Read More »

Packers vs. Steelers: Three things to watch in Week 12

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They were successful doing that against the Titans as Marcus Mariota threw four interceptions. The most recent victory for the Packers in Pittsburgh came in 1970. The Steelers defense has been one of the best in the league all season. If those trends continue, it will be up to Roethlisberger to move the offense again. Read More »

Harden helps Rockets storm back to beat Knicks

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Kanter missed his first game of the season Friday vs. Atlanta. He entered Saturday fourth in the National Basketball Association at 27.3 points per game. There was still no quit as the Knicks still managed a 61-58 halftime lead. Houston has defeated NY in 24 of the past 26 meetings. The Knicks lost consecutive games for the first time since starting the season 0-3. Read More »

Highlights from the Warriors win over New Orleans

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Asik's debut was his first game action since February 10, 2017, after taking months to battle a gastrointestinal infection, an injury the Pelicans used Crohn's disease-like treatment to rehab and caused the 7-footer from Turkey to lose roughly 30 pounds. Read More »

Steve Kerr on Kevin Durant: "We shouldn't have played him" in OKC

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And Warriors forward Draymond Green had only six points, while playing falling with foul trouble (five). Unlike on Friday night when the Warriors posted a season-high 143 points against Chicago, the Warriors opened Saturday's game against New Orleans without the prolific play that makes the National Basketball Association envy them. Read More »

West Virginia Dominated In Every Area In Blowout Defeat

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The Sooners have also been victorious in 23 of their last 24 Big 12 games, and have scored at least 30 points in 20 of their last 21 games overall. The Sooners gained 646 yards in their seventh straight win. Mayfield ran over to the sideline, jumping up and down, waving his arms up and exhorting the crowd. The Sooners would capitalize off of the turnover with a 7-play, 89-yard scoring drive that was capped off by a 13-yard touchdown run from Anderson for his second rushing score of the day. Read More »

Digest: Wizards' Wall reportedly has MRI on left knee

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The Wizards announced the timetable Saturday and noted Wall, who suffered the injury November 7 but missed just one game with the ailment before undergoing an MRI on Friday, will receive platelet-rich plasma and viscosupplementation injections to treat the inflammation. Read More »

Nebraska fires coach Mike Riley

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We can officially add Nebraska to the growing list of schools looking for a new football coach. On Monday, Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports wrote that Riley is "destined" to get fired, with Central Florida's Scott Frost looking like a potential option to replace him. Read More »