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Shaun Livingston Suspended 1 Game for Physical Contact with Official

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But this was the odd case where the official assumed partial responsibility, and was therefore also disciplined by the National Basketball Association. Livingston was given a technical foul and ejected for making contact with the referee. "He's a pro that's been in the league for so long and just plays the game and doesn't really say much". Read More »

Kevin Durant Ejected in Warriors Win Over Magic

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THE Golden State Warriors caught fire anew in the third quarter en route to an easy win over the Miami Heat , 123-95, on Sunday (Manila time ) at the AmericanAirlines Arena. Yes, the National Basketball Association is a different game nowadays, and the 3-point shot is much more prevalent and is attempted a lot more frequently, but that is still a remarkable accomplishment for Curry. Read More »

Cesc Fabregas hopes for Champions League success with Chelsea

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He had made only four appearances at this stage previous year; this season it is 18 after he showed his worth. You can give up or put your head down, be humble and work hard and show him he is wrong. I'm where I want to be, enjoying my football, playing week in and week out and I want to enjoy that. Conte wants his players to focus on winning the game against Atleti and not the permutations of the rest of the group, even though he does not believe finishing first is paramount. Read More »

Alan Shearer explains why Manchester United can still win the Premier League

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After Sunday's 2-1 victory over West Ham, Manchester City have now won 13 consecutive games - equalling the record amount of successive wins in a single top-flight season. Since September past year, United have gone 39 games unbeaten at Old Trafford, setting a new club record in the process. United will be pursuing them and if they win the derby on Sunday it will really be game on. Read More »

Jose Mourinho says Victor Lindelof's form mirrors Manchester United

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At the weekend, Matic played the full 90 minutes - despite being rated as doubtful - as United ran out 3-1 winners over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. "He's very happy to play tomorrow and try to keep his momentum", he added. The 36-year-old striker made four substitute appearances last month but was left out of the squad at Arsenal . Read More »

LaVar Ball Removes Shoplifting Son LiAngelo Ball From UCLA

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Those options will not include transferring to another school. "He's out of there", Ball told ESPN. It goes without saying that LaVar Ball is no stranger to making headlines, especially during his recent spat with President Trump regarding LiAngelo Ball's arrest for shoplifting in China. Read More »

Arizona State releases statement regarding Herm Edwards

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Napier's name was not mentioned in the Sun Devils' press release. Anderson said that he wants the new coach to be a "dynamic recruiter", and one that can elevate the program to "top three in the Pac-12" and "top 15 in the nation" on a consistent basis. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski should find out Monday if he'll be suspended

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Even Bill Belichick was willing to admit that. If a ban is announced today, it would allow Gronkowski time to have a potential appeal heard before the Patriots get too far into practice for next week's game. "I understand", Belichick said. I don't know - elbow, shoulder - I don't know what it was. Buffalo's last two first-round draft picks, White and defensive end Shaq Lawson, also left the game and did not return. Read More »

Five Takes: How will Jimbo Fisher be remembered?

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Nearly immediately, every aspect was changed including the team's practice routine, what they ate and how they worked out. Fisher made $5.7 million this season at Florida State as part of an extension he signed in December 2016. If Fisher was just saying that to get the Aggies and their fans hyped to think they "saved" him, it's a classless move but one I get because he has to play a game. Read More »

Conte urges Chelsea to get Hazard & Courtois deals done

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Both Hazard and Courtois have been linked with Real Madrid in recent years and the La Liga giants will be keeping a close eye on their performances in Russian Federation. "It is still a long way to go and that is why we have to hope Manchester City will slip up and we will manage to put some pressure on them". Hazard has been in red-hot form for Chelsea since returning from an ankle injury. Read More »

Rose to rejoin Cavs for injury rehab amid retirement rumours

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ESPN reported last month that Rose was exhausted of being injured and it was uncertain if Rose would return to the team or retire. Rose played in Cleveland's next five games, but the team announced November 17 he would receive treatment on his ankle and be re-evaluated in two to three weeks. Read More »

Jimmy Smith suspended 4 games for violation of NFL's substance abuse policy

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Smith, 29, made a decision to drop his appeal and begin serving his suspension after being injured in the 44-20 victory over the Detroit Lions , a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Smith, 29, has played in all 16 regular-season games just twice in his career. "[But] we have a lot of depth". We'll step up, and we'll still play at a really high level in the secondary. Read More »

USC to play in the Cotton Bowl against Ohio State

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Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett threw two touchdown passes and two interceptions in the win against the Badgers. USC, 11-2 and ranked No. 8 in the final College Football Playoff rankings, clinched their NY6 bid with a 31-28 win over Stanford in Friday night's Pac-12 Championship Game. Read More »

Spain: judge denies bail to deposed Catalan VP

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You must leave the jail because you should have never entered it. Monday's court hearing in Brussels for the five Catalans is the latest step in their flight from Spain and their refusal to return to face rebellion and sedition charges. They risk up to 30 years in jail. Defense lawyer Jordi Pina, who represents two of the former Catalan officials and ANC leader Sanchez, said he hoped for an early release after they pledged to abide by Spain's Constitution, which enshrines the nation's ... Read More »

Gronkowski apologizes for cheap shot against Bills

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Gronkowski could be seen taking his chin straps off, then suddenly ran up and dove on White like a WWE wrestler, landing an elbow to the back of White's neck, causing White to roll around and then get taken off by medical personnel. The folks in charge of National Football League discipline often treat an ejection as a de facto suspension, as evidenced by the fact A.J. Green and Jalen Ramsey weren't banned for a game after they were ejected for throwing punches earlier this season. Read More »

Daniel Abt stripped of maiden Formula E victory

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Edoardo Mortara , Venturi Formula E , said: "It's hard to find the words actually after a race like that". "Everyone has really worked so had to help me have a a auto capable of winning". Nico Rosberg says he is "definitely interested" in a future role in Formula E after visiting the electric series' paddock for the first time in Hong Kong this weekend. Read More »

WSU to play Michigan State in Holiday Bowl

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Michigan State shot 47.4 percent from the floor (27-of-57), hit 26.3 percent of its 3-pointers (5-of-19) and 75.0 percent of its free throws (27-of-36). Michigan State finished 9-3, with a 7-2 Big Ten record, and was third in the loaded Big Ten East Division. It will be the Spartans' first appearance in the Holiday Bowl and the eighth meeting with the Cougars. Read More »

Run to win: Saints rebound, whip Panthers, lead NFC South

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The rookie sensation ran for two TDs (the first on fourth-and-goal) and totaled 126 yards (66 receiving, 60 rushing). Along with the Patriots , they are one of two teams ranked in the top five in each of those categories. Everyone knows just how big this game is. But the Panthers were held to 279 total yards and 16 first downs. This weekend, the Saints' run game will face one of the tougher tests in the league in the division rival Carolina Panthers . Read More »

Amari Cooper out against Giants

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After Lynch's opening-drive touchdown run, the Raiders' next two possessions were uninspired. With the loss, the Giants fall to 2-10. The Giants rebounded with Evan Engram's 10-yard TD pass from Geno Smith , but the Raiders responded immediately. Read More »

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers returns to practice

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What didn't work out was the third-down play on which quarterback Brett Hundley had a run/pass option and made a decision to throw the ball out to Nelson to the right, where he was marked short of the first down after the quick catch. "And at the end of the day, we did what we had to do to win the game". "Fantastic. It's big development", veteran left tackle David Bakhtiari said of the run game. Read More »

SC opens as a favorite for its bowl, a big favorite

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MI is heading back to Florida. USC is 7-4-1 against the spread in 2017. "We are honored to represent our University and the Big Ten Conference in the tradition-laden Outback Bowl in Tampa", said Jim Harbaugh, U-M's J. 4 spot, specifically around the Big Ten Championship game. It's also the third all-time meeting on the football field between the two schools, with MI scoring a win in 1985. Read More »

Manchester City to open Sterling talks

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The England worldwide still has two and a half years left to run on his current contract, but according to The Sun , City will open talks on a £300,000-a-week deal, which would see him become the highest-paid player in the Premier League . Read More »

49ers beat Bears 15-14 with 5 field goals from Robbie Gould

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With Garoppolo standing tall in a generally clean pocket, the Niners offense had a much different look than it had for most of the season. "I talked to Foxy, I talked to Jeff (Rodgers) today and said, 'I appreciate everything you guys did for me, '" Gould said after the game . Read More »

Rob Gronkowski could face payback for dirty hit, Jordan Poyer hints

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McDermott and Belichick met at midfield for the traditional postgame handshake and McDermott must have brought the hit up to Belichick inaudibly on the video because Belichick responded and the microphones picked it up. It just happened naturally through emotions, frustration. "It was unfortunate, and I know he's a better player than that". A couple times in the game. Read More »

Penn State headed to Fiesta Bowl to face Washington

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The Nittany Lions went 7-2 in the Big Ten, while the Huskies went 7-2 in Pac-12 play. At a glance Washington and Penn State share a common opponent in Rutgers. 5 in yards allowed and No. 6 in points allowed, one spot ahead of Penn State. Penn State's 1982 national title was also preceded by a 26-10 win over USC in the Fiesta Bowl to close out the 1981 season. Read More »

Studs and duds from Jets' surprising win over Chiefs, including Robby Anderson

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The Chiefs failed to score on the following drive. Jermaine Kearse set up the game-winning touchdown with a 51-yard catch and run on third down earlier in the drive. For as poorly as the game began for the Jets, they found a way to nullify it by the end of the first quarter. It was McCown that delivered the go-ahead score, punching in his second one-yard touchdown rush of the day. Read More »

Rickie Fowler rallies to win Hero World Challenge from 7 shots behind

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Hoffman shot an even-par 72 in Round 4 to finish second at 14 under. But it was overnight leader Charley Hoffman who suffered the most as his five-shot advantage and his hopes of victory disappeared with a round of 72. After rolling in his putt at 14, Woods doffed his cap and gave fans a little bow. "At that time I've already played four par-fives and nothing happened". Read More »

Bills vs. Patriots: Tyrod Taylor hurt in blowout loss (10 observations)

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New England owned a 9-3 lead at intermission. That's easier said than done as New England is rolling right now. At this point, the 6-6 Bills are holding on for dear life in the playoff picture. He also knocked down two passes and intercepted Tyrod Taylor as New England made it 15 straight seasons of 10 or more wins. They do a really good job of their execution, make you work for everything. Read More »

Giants, Cardinals 'in the dark,' longshot team out on Giancarlo Stanton

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The Marlins have to wait for Stanton to inform them whether he would accept either trade. The Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes are under way, but one interested ballclub already might be out of the running. The Marlins have been cutting the team's payroll and listening to trade offers for the National League MVP since Derek Jeter became the team's new chief executive officer. Read More »

Twitter reacts to Oklahoma's College Football Playoff placement, matchup

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The Sooners reached their second College Football Playoff semifinal game by winning their 11th Big 12 title - their first with Lincoln Riley as head coach - defeating TCU 41-17 on Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Prior to last night, the Dawgs were ranked sixth by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee, but a decisive victory against Auburn in the SEC Championships helped Kirby Smart's team leap up to the top four. Read More »