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Expected Chelsea line up to face Everton in Carabao Cup

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Everton could really do with a win here in this midweek fixture to lift some of the gloom and doom around the club. "It would be a big step up for him but if you are a manager you want to move up eventually, no disrespect to Burnley but it's a huge step". Read More »

Swansea City vs Manchester United, Carabao Cup

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THIS one will be held on Tuesday October 24 at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea . According to the Manchester Evening News , Jones was flown with the squad and his inclusion for the trip to face Swansea will come as a welcome boost for United's next league tie against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Read More »

Ryan Giggs interested in Everton and Leicester jobs - Sky reports

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Defending In Numbers is a new Deezer Originals football podcast, created by Squawka. Giggs said about the prospect, "I think you look at those two teams, Leicester being champions two seasons ago, Everton being a fantastic club with a fantastic history, for me these are clubs I would be interested in". Read More »

Nationals Broadcaster Ray Knight Charged With Assault, Battery

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Former major league player and manager Ray Knight was arrested early Sunday and charged with misdemeanor assault and battery after police said he was involved in a fight. Knight's next scheduled court date is January 8. Police have not released details about Knight's relationship to the acquaintance. "I just think that the process will take its place and I just know that anything that I say is not going to matter until the process works itself out". Read More »

Marshawn Lynch's 1-game suspension upheld by National Football League on appeal

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Following a play in which Peters hit Raiders quarterback Derek Carr , Oakland's offensive line seemed riled up at Peters - and Lynch ran onto the field, allegedly to help ease the tension, but wound up grabbing an official . His absence will mean extra playing time for back-ups Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington. While the league may never do anything about Lynch stiff-arming reporters, the simple reality is that if/when he gives them another reason to take action against the league, it ... Read More »

Another suspension for Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict?

Burfict has been fined almost $1 million in his career, most recently including a three-game suspension for a preseason hit against the Chiefs. "It unbelievable the league is just condoning this activity", Bell tweeted. Whether you play tough or whatever it is, within the play, it is all fine. The linebacker's history with the Steelers is well documented. Nix appeared to be unfazed during a press conference after being struck by Burfict. Read More »

Michael Bay To Produce 'Dora The Explorer' Live Action Movie

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Undeterred, Paramount's attempts to bring Dora to the big screen continued, and it appears as if meaningful progress is finally being made. The live-action movie adaptation will actually have an older, teenage Dora rather than the 7-year old version of the original. Read More »

David Unsworth eyes Everton job after Ronald Koeman sacking

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Despite spending in excess of £135m on squad reinforcements this summer, which saw the return of Wayne Rooney from Manchester United back to his boyhood club as well as the club-record signing of Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea, the Blues' form has been relegation standard - a heavy 5-2 home loss to Arsenal on Saturday seeing them languish in 18th place. Read More »

Minnesota Vikings: Top 5 takeaways from Week 7 vs. Baltimore

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Murray's not going to make anyone forget about the electrifying rookie Dalvin Cook, who he is helping to replace, but if he can play like he did Sunday and be smart, efficient and show a nose for the end zone, he'll be everything the Vikings brought him in here to be. Read More »

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic 'has two games to save his job'

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However, owners of the Hammers have made a decision to put him in charge for the next two games as a chance to save his job at West Ham. And the Evening Standard have reported that Bilic will be offered a lifeline in the upcoming games against Tottenham and Crystal Palace . Read More »

Local claims surprise victory in Venice marathon after favorites take wrong turn

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The report adds that the leaders covered "several hundred metres" before the mistake was realized and the athletes turned back, in the process losing approximately two minutes. "Today's race show that the work is paying off". "It was not an easy race as I had to run alone on the Ponte della Libertà". "On the eve of the race I felt pressure but I managed to stay calm as I knew that I had worked well", Gebrehiwet said after the race. Read More »

Department of Justice Expands Fight Against MS-13 Street Gang

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Sessions announced the change during a Monday speech to the International Association of Chiefs of Police , saying the new tools will go a long way in helping destroy the multinational gang. - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in Philadelphia on Saturday to discuss ways to reduce crime. Sessions told the chiefs that law enforcement agencies like the IRS, FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will be directed to go after the global ... Read More »

Magic end 17-game skid to Cavs, 114-93

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Everything's happened so fast. Asked how the offense was different, the 15th-year pro said, "I've always been the (Nos.) 1 or 2 option". That's not the case with the Cavaliers , with players like LeBron James and Kevin Love supplying a key portion of the team's offense. Read More »

Barstool Van Talk cancelled by ESPN after one episode

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ESPN president John Skipper said as much in his statement announcing the show's cancelation. The show, a late-night program featuring Barstool Sports' Big Cat and PFT Commenter , debuted last week on ESPN2. But after just one episode, the network is pulling the plug. Another dust-up came when current ESPN personality Sam Ponder railed against her network's decision to partner with the controversial site, noting that Barstool had been vicious to her in the past. Read More »

Hopefully next year the fans won't come - Verstappen enraged by penalty

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Reacting to the penalty, Lauda said: "This decision is the worst I've ever seen". "We're racing drivers, we're not on a normal road, it's ridiculous to destroy the sport with this kind of decision ". Horner says he was told by the stewards back in Mexico that they would give the driver a right of reply if there was another late incident - but Red Bull were not even able to appeal Verstappen's penalty at the Circuit of the Americas. Read More »

Dwyane Wade to come off bench for Cleveland Cavaliers

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He added that Wade has the ability to create for his teammates, but the team should work on getting him some easy buckets and help get him trips to the free throw line. Smith , 32, is averaging 12.9 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 21.7 minutes thus far this season. Wade has started in 907 of the 918 regular season games he's appeared in and all of the 172 postseason games he's played. Read More »

Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant still seems pretty unhappy

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The Pittsburgh Steelerscrushed the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday to move to 5-2 on the season and continue to sit atop the AFC Central. A source close to Bryant tells ESPN that Bryant does, in fact, want out of Pittsburgh. "Maybe some of us had higher expectations how quickly he could get back up to full speed, but he's making progress". Last week, Bell or someone representing him requested a trade from the Steelers, according to multiple media reports. Read More »

Judge denies request for expedited Ezekiel Elliott hearing

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Judge Katherine Polk Failla of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY ruled Monday that Elliott's hearing will be held, as originally scheduled, on October 30. Indicative of their 40-10 rout of winless San Francisco, the Dallas Cowboys had a dominating all-around game against the 49ers on Sunday at Levi's Stadium. Read More »

Notre Dame destroys USC and likely the Trojans' playoff hopes

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Last year, when Notre Dame finished 4-8, its defense managed just 14 takeaways (104th nationally). The 13th-ranked Irish (5-1) have been fueled by a rabid home crowd, and the No. Darnold has shown flashes, but needs to limit his turnovers. He has thrown nine interceptions and been susceptible to fumbles (he had three in the first half against Utah) but is completing 62.7 percent of his passes for 2,063 yards and 15 touchdowns. Read More »

Mickey Callaway to be named new Mets manager, sources confirm

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Ventura and Ausmus opted not to be interviewed while Alex Cora, the current Houston Astros bench coach, is set to become the new manager of the Boston Red Sox after the World Series. Black this season led the Rockies to a wild card berth after winning NL Manager of the Year honors with the Padres in 2010. Long's contract expires on October 31, and he may decide a change of scenery is needed after not landing the manager's job. Read More »

Kohli requests for break during Sri Lanka series, cites 'personal reasons'

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Before the start of the on-going ODI series against New Zealand , Kohli was asked how he would like to manage the hectic schedule of the Indian cricket team. His century, however, went in a losing cause as Kiwis went on to register a 6-wicket victory over the hosts. Test specialists like Cheteshwar Pujara, Wriddhiman Saha will be back in the squad . Read More »

Shreyas Iyer in T20 squad against NZ, Murali Vijay back in Tests

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Ashish Nehra has also been named in the the 16-man squad for the first T20, which will also be his final worldwide match. The major highlight being the two new faces included in the squad - Shreyas Iyer and Mohammed Siraj . Prasad stressed whether Nehra, 38, figures in the playing XI "is entirely up to the team-management and the selector on call". The selectors have recalled KL Rahul as well for the series. Read More »

Kylian Mbappe Named 2017 Golden Boy

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Mbappe led the way as Monaco claimed the Ligue 1 title last season before his switch - initially on loan - to PSG. Jesus appears to be an outsider despite his fine start to life at City, having scored 15 goals in 22 matches in all competitions since his arrival from Palmeiras. Read More »

Cahill: Chelsea dressing room delighted for Batshuayi

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Watford will be frustrated, too, that Chelsea's opening goal from Pedro came from a corner that clearly should have been a goalkick. Blues boss Antonio Conte's decision to replace Alvaro Morata with Michy Batshuayi on the hour mark proved pivotal as the Belgium global equalised with a fine header. Read More »