Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Texans GM Rick Smith taking extended family medical leave Texans GM Rick Smith taking extended family medical leave

Smith, who is close with McNair, has been Houston GM since 2006, a span in which the Texans have made the playoffs four times, though have not taken the next step. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Texans are expected to retain head coach Bill O'B...

Raiders to pursue Jon Gruden Raiders to pursue Jon Gruden

Among the perks the Raiders are said to be throwing at Gruden is a partial ownership stake in the team, which is unprecedented. The following year, the Raiders would get back in the playoffs, but would strike out in the Divisional Round at the hand...

Jets lose to Patriots, 26 Jets lose to Patriots, 26

It was the 11th time this season the Patriots scored in the final minute of the first half. New England was the No. 2 seed in those playoffs. The Jets' offense was anemic throughout with Bryce Petty playing the entire game at quarterback afte...

Vikings beat Bears, clinch 1st-round bye in NFC playoffs Vikings beat Bears, clinch 1st-round bye in NFC playoffs

The offense went without a turnover for the second straight game. The Bears failed to capitalize on the momentum, however. After a 31-24 loss at Carolina on December 10, the Vikings took advantage of teams playing out the string in the last thr...

Iwobi In Action As West Brom Hold Arsenal On Wenger's Special Day Iwobi In Action As West Brom Hold Arsenal On Wenger's Special Day

Dean gave the spot kick after Kieran Gibbs' cross clipped Calum Chambers' arm from close range. Considering Manchester City's injury problems, whether Sanchez remains at the club remains to be seen but he made his mark in an otherwise awful game - ...

Manchester City quality nothing new for Premier League, says Roy Hodgson Manchester City quality nothing new for Premier League, says Roy Hodgson

Manchester City haven't ended a calendar year with a victory in the Premier League since 2013 - they lost 0-1 at Liverpool in 2016, drew 0-0 away at Leicester in 2015 and drew 2-2 at home to Burnley in 2014. However, despite the reports linking hi...

TaxSlayer Bowl: Lamar Jackson's mistake-filled day leads to Mississippi State win TaxSlayer Bowl: Lamar Jackson's mistake-filled day leads to Mississippi State win

Freshman quarterback Keytaon Thompson , made his first start in place of injured Nick Fitzgerald , rushing for 147 yards and three touchdowns. The Cardinals may not have had the hot start they had a year ago, but they still have the best player pla...

LeBron James: 'The Worst' When Refs Refuse To Acknowledge Blown Foul Call LeBron James: 'The Worst' When Refs Refuse To Acknowledge Blown Foul Call

James' laundry list of accolades includes five NBA MVP awards, three NBA titles, three NBA Finals MVP awards, two Olympic gold medals, has been to the NBA Finals for seven consecutive seasons (eight in total), is the only player to lead both teams ...

Rafael Benitez Rafael Benitez "not happy" with Brighton & Hove Albion stalemate

As a result, Benitez's side are 16th in the Premier League table and just one point above the dropzone as 2017 comes to a close. "They haven't had the best of times of late but we know on a good day for them they can be a fairly formidable team, ...

Sidney Jones poised to make long-awaited debut Sidney Jones poised to make long-awaited debut

He is Indiana's all-time passing leader for yards and touchdowns. "You'd think you'd be pretty happy, but obviously the performance of the offense is frustrating, to say the least". Jones, who's been on the non-football injury list all season after r...

CFL clears way for Johnny Manziel to sign

After working out for Hamilton, Manziel activated the team's 10-day window, which forced the Tiger-Cats to either sign, trade or release him. The Tiger-Cats gained Manziel's contractual rights after holding a workout with the former first-round...

Kamara fined for cleats, creates GoFundMe account for donations Kamara fined for cleats, creates GoFundMe account for donations

The NFL's fine schedule for 2017 calls for first offenses of uniform rules to be punished with a $6,076 fine. Kamara had 32 rushing yards and 58 receiving yards in the red cleats for the Saints in the Christmas Eve win over Atlanta. "Do not be the...

Giants Hire Dave Gettleman As General Manager Giants Hire Dave Gettleman As General Manager

He worked in the pro personnel department before being promoted to pro personnel director in 1999. Gettleman - who met with Mara, Tisch and former general manager Ernie Accorsi , who served as a consultant during the general manager search - was o...

Liverpool's Brewster accuses UEFA of brushing racism 'under the carpet' Liverpool's Brewster accuses UEFA of brushing racism 'under the carpet'

England youth global and Liverpool player Rhian Brewster has told The Guardian that football's authorities must do more to tackle racism in the game as he opened up about the level of abuse he has personally received. "I got fouled. I was on the fl...

Hazard senior explains why son has rejected Chelsea deal Hazard senior explains why son has rejected Chelsea deal

Conte admitted finishing in the top four would represent a successful season. Would you like to place a soccer bet? "When your competitor is doing so well, like Man City, it's hard to fight for the title until the end, but we must give everything, ...

James Harrison rips Steelers again for misleading him with 'lip service' James Harrison rips Steelers again for misleading him with 'lip service'

He wanted that". It appeared Harrison was doing some teaching, so he was asked if he enjoys serving as a mentor to younger players, regardless of how long he has known them. "No Jets questions, huh? But still zero reps", he wrote. Do you hope to...

Leicester star Maguire: We can cause Liverpool problems Leicester star Maguire: We can cause Liverpool problems

Watch a preview of Saturday's Premier League fixtures including Chelsea against Stoke, Southampton's trip to Man Utd and Liverpool v Leicester . For Leicester, Robert Huth is the only player whose long-term fitness rules him out but a suspe...

Mourinho feared Manchester United fans would boo tactics Mourinho feared Manchester United fans would boo tactics

Arsenal continue their Premier League campaign with a trip to Crystal Palace on Thursday but will be without Nacho Monreal and Olivier Giroud. Despite signing Romelu Lukaku, Nemanja Matic and Victor Lindelof for a combined total of around £146 m...

McGregor Could Return in Summer McGregor Could Return in Summer

If he wants to come back, ( UFC welterweight champion) Tyron Woodley or (middleweight champion) Robert Whittaker is waiting for him. The meeting between Mayweather's team could also be part of White's venture into the sport of boxing, which he...

Photographer Says Sano Assaulted Her Photographer Says Sano Assaulted Her

Bissen gave several reasons as to why she had made a decision to stay quiet until now, and they're similar to reasons we've been hearing from women all over the world as more #MeToo stories have been shared. "The next day, my body was sore all over...

[Teams] Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups From Selhurst Park [Teams] Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups From Selhurst Park

Alexis Sanchez was on hand to put Arsenal ahead once more after 62 minutes, and he scored again just four minutes later to put the game out of reach. Hodgson will be further boosted by the return of striker Christian Benteke , who served his one-...

Florida State tops Southern Miss in Independence Bowl Florida State tops Southern Miss in Independence Bowl

Find the score and live updates below. For Southern Miss, they can't afford to let this game get tough and gritty. The Golden Eagles held their own in the tougher of the two Conference USA divisions in the West, going 6-2 in conference play.

Serena Williams to make a comeback after Olympia's birth Serena Williams to make a comeback after Olympia's birth

Djokovic hired Agassi in May to work with him at the grand slams, but has been without a touring coach since splitting from long-time mentor Marian Vajda in the same month. Day one of the men's draw will see US Open semi-finalist Pablo Carreno Busta ...

West Ham star Arnautovic slams referee following Bournemouth draw West Ham star Arnautovic slams referee following Bournemouth draw

David Moyes threatened to wield the axe in order to spark a run of five league goals in as many games from Marko Arnautovic. "I think we were unlucky to only take one point, particularly with how the game ended", Arnautovic said . "I think there ...

John Dorsey Reportedly Said He Would 'Stay Away' from Josh Rosen John Dorsey Reportedly Said He Would 'Stay Away' from Josh Rosen

Rosen was held out of the Cactus Bowl as his Bruins fell to Kansas State, 35-17. For example, on Tuesday Rosen said this about his draft aspirations, via ESPN .com: " I'd rather be a lower pick at the right team than a higher at the wrong team ".

Indiana Pacers Unveil Their New Nike City Edition Uniform Indiana Pacers Unveil Their New Nike City Edition Uniform

The Swoosh introduced editions, each with a goal to celebrate elements of the league's 30 franchises. On Wednesday, the Mavericks officially unveiled their " City Edition " Nike uniform, a look they are set the debut at home against the Portl...

Patrick Mahomes to start against Broncos Patrick Mahomes to start against Broncos

As such, they are taking this opportunity to give Mahomes his first career start. Leading up to the game, Reid did not want to set the bar too high for what we might expect to see. "It's not going to hurt him for sure", Reid said . The conventiona...

Live trivia hit headquarters comes to Android on January 1st Live trivia hit headquarters comes to Android on January 1st

Everyone thought that the game would be launching either on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, but now the hottest iOS app of the year is not coming to Android until January 1 . That nearly certainly means we are in for a hell of a lot more buffering S...

Anadarko Petroleum Corp (NYSE:APC) Institutional Investors Q3 2017 Sentiment Anadarko Petroleum Corp (NYSE:APC) Institutional Investors Q3 2017 Sentiment

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ( APC)'s value Change from Open was at 1.81% with a Gap of 0.06%. It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. Cushing Asset Management Lp decreased Anadarko Pete Corp (APC) stake by 92.58% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filin...

Manchester City Reportedly Manchester City Reportedly "Close" To £60M Virgil van Dijk Deal

The Mirror believe that three clubs are interested in signing van Dijk , which strengthens the Saints' belief that they can recoup a figure of that size. Liverpool desperately need to sign a new central defender in the winter transfer window if t...

Arizona Diamondbacks prospect surprises parents and pays off their mortgage for Christmas Arizona Diamondbacks prospect surprises parents and pays off their mortgage for Christmas

His mother read the letter out loud and both his parents were moved to tears. The team chose the University of Virginia player in June with its first-round pick and offered him a $5 million signing bonus. He used part of that money to pay off his...

Mourinho: Two goals against Burnley 'a miserable number' Mourinho: Two goals against Burnley 'a miserable number'

Mourinho had branded his players "childish" after their collapse against Leicester and the way they started against Burnley would have done little to change his view. Watford ended a run of six games without a win as it came from behind to defea...

Joe Root says Ricky Ponting knows nothing about England dressing room Joe Root says Ricky Ponting knows nothing about England dressing room

Ponting suggested that Root needed to be more assertive as a leader, even if that goes against his more laidback inclinations. "To me, what those things show was a complete lack of respect for him as captain". Ponting, who captained Australia in 77...

Legendary Sports Broadcaster Dick Enberg Dies At 82

Open and Masters. Over the course of his long career, Enberg won 13 Sports Emmy Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Emmy, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was even honored at UCLA when they named a Media Center after the sportscas...

Klopp tells Liverpool to focus on Euro ambitions Klopp tells Liverpool to focus on Euro ambitions

Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren have been Klopp's first choice central defenders this season. If you look at what happened, Arsenal were all over the place, they were outplayed and looked scared to death of Liverpool's pace and movement. Arsenal and ...

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