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No change at top of CFP rankings; Miami poised to make move

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Especially, how far will #9 Wisconsin climb after losses by Big Ten stablemates #6 Ohio State and #7 Penn State and #8 Texas Christian's decisive but unspectacular home win over Texas? The other other SEC team in the top 25 other than LSU is Mississippi State at No. Read More »

Dozier wins first career Gold Glove

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But as Tuesday's revealing of the Gold Glove winners proved, the Lincoln Southeast graduate can still work the glove. The Royals have won a major-league-leading 14 Gold Gloves since 2011. The Platinum Glove will be awarded November 10, during the 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Ceremony. The voting will remain open for 48 hours. The award is voted on by the game's managers and coaches, but it also incorporates advanced defensive statistics into the equation. Read More »

Dabo Swinney goes off on Dave Doeren about laptop accusation

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Atlantic Coast Conference spokesman Kevin Best said Sunday league officials conferred with Clemson and are "satisfied with their explanation" for why a laptop was on the sideline during the game . "Is it a towel wall thing?" After it was spotted, Clemson said it was removed from the sideline. "Two years ago we go up there and one of their coaches pushes Deshaun Watson ". Read More »

Leon Osman urges Everton against Sam Allardyce appointment

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It's little wonder that the odds on Allardyce becoming Everton boss closed significantly once Sky had run the story, with their sister company Sky Bet no doubt taking customer's money based on the story. Turkish Football: Besiktas want to sign United midfielder Marouane Fellaini, who is out of contract next summer. " Everton working hard behind the scenes to find a new manager", Solhekol said. Read More »

Everton's Schneiderlin and Mirallas dropped after walking out of training

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Both players then apparently walked out of the session, before being told to go home. It is unknown at this stage whether the midfielders will face further disciplinary action. Mirallas was left out of the matchday squad by former manager Ronald Koeman when the Toffees travelled to Chelsea in August. Watford's Marco Silva declined to comment on links with the vacancy at Goodison Park on Sunday but remains of interest to Everton's major shareholder, Farhad Moshiri, who will have the ... Read More »

Heat captains counsel Hassan Whiteside after second-half benching

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However, instead of focusing too much on the bad, let's shift our attention to the good and discuss the three best performers from Monday night's game. The Heat controlled the tempo throughout most of the first half. Green, who had 13 points and seven rebounds in the first half, ignited the run with a tip-in and a 3-point basket, and then Klay Thompson hit a trey to give Golden State a 42-34 lead with 2:02 left. Read More »

Dave Sarachan names 21-player USMNT roster for Portugal friendly

In Portugal, they will be bolstered by the veteran leadership of Alejandro Bedoya and Tim Ream. He is likely to captain the squad. Forward Jordan Morris is still recovering from a right hamstring injury incurred September 10; forward Bobby Wood is out with a knee problem; and winger Paul Arriola is recovering from an unspecified medical procedure. Read More »

Kevin-Prince Boateng pays tribute to Italy legend Andrea Pirlo

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A victor of six Serie A titles, two Champions League crowns and a World Cup, the Italy legend bowed out with a special message for team-mates and fans. New York City saw their campaign come to an end on Sunday, when they were eliminated from the MLS play-offs by Columbus Crew. Pirlo indicated in an interview back in October that this season would be his last, and he confirmed it again with his latest announcement. Read More »

Josh Gordon: 'A bunch of guys smoke weed before the game'

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And then, I'd definitely be partying after every game , win or lose. Browns coach Hue Jackson told ESPN he's fine with Gordon's revealing interview, explaining that admitting to his past transgressions will help Gordon move forward. Gordon has failed numerous drug tests dating back to college and said last month in a video on the website Uninterrupted that he's also used cocaine, codeine cough syrup and promethazine. Read More »

Jose Mourinho welcomes global break as Manchester United's injury list grows

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Plenty of United's players have joined up with their national sides for friendlies and World Cup play-off matches, and Mourinho admitted it was the right time to give others a breather after a gruelling season thus far. When the United boss hit out at the Old Trafford faithful for "booing" Lukaku, there was a palpable sense of confused bemusement among supporters on social media. Read More »

Knee injury ends Finn's Ashes tour

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He had hoped to overcome a remarkable Ashes touring record which saw him dropped in 2010-11 then deemed "unselectable" by Ashley Giles in 2013-14. The Middlesex seamer sustained the injury during practice last week in Perth and will return to the United Kingdom in the next 48 hours where he will meet a knee specialist to ascertain whether he will have an operation. Read More »

Axed Luiz faces fight for Chelsea future, warns Conte

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It's been a shit few days for David Luiz . Conte warned him about such behaviour in the future and if the reports turn out to be true, Conte may not yet be fully satisfied with the Brazilian's attitude in training. "I thought the decision to drop Luiz was the right decision". Last season, Conte also left Costa out of the Chelsea squad for a 3-0 victory over Leicester City on 13 January, amid suggestions the striker had had a training ground row with the boss over his fitness. Read More »

Smith blasts brilliant century in Sheffield Shield

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During the final innings, Starc struck with the fifth ball of his 15th over as he removed Jason Behrendorff for a duck with a bouncer. Australia's pace spearhead Mitchell Starc seems to be on a roll as he picked his second hat-trick in the same game. Read More »

Moyes set to be confirmed as Hammers boss

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Bilic was dismissed by West Ham on Monday after a run of form that has seen the club drop into the Premier League's relegation zone. 'He proved with Everton that he has great qualities and we feel that West Ham United is a Club that will give David the platform to display those qualities again'. Read More »

Texans confirm they discussed possibly signing Colin Kaepernick

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People seem shocked by that". O'Brien said he's studied Kaepernick since he was in college but avoided any comparisons. "We've got to get Tom playing better". Given how Savage has looked on Sunday, regardless of a win or loss to the Colts, it can't hurt Houston to take a long look at other options. Kaepernick , who spent the first six seasons of his career with the San Francisco 49ers , drew national attention last season for kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial ... Read More »

Lions vs. Packers 2017

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After a third straight disappointing performance with Brett Hundley at the helm, and a potentially severe injury to Bryan Bulaga in the second half of a double-digit loss, it's tempting to write off these Packers for 2017 despite a 4-4 record. Read More »

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans hit with suspension

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Earlier in the game, Winston became the second youngest quarterback in league history to reach 10,000 passing yards . Even with this performance considered, Winston's injury-driven replacement is a downgrade, and the starter's legitimate departure is an even bigger blow to Tampa Bay's chances. Read More »

Luxurious Burns: BMW recalls vehicles citing fire risk

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The first recall made by the company affects only the BMW 3 series models, which were released from 2006 to 2011. The recall involves 2006-2011 323i, 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi and M3, 2007-2011 328i xDrive, 335i xDrive and 335is, and the 2009-2011 335d vehicles. Read More »

Giants coach Ben McAdoo gave, umm, an interesting halftime speech

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Davis was drafted with the 87th overall pick this year. But with the Giants playing such uninspired football, Manning's run is suddenly at risk of ending. McAdoo has not ruled out sitting the two-time Super Bowl victor to get a look at rookie QB Davis Webb before the end of the season. But the task of addressing the team's future at quarterback has been a point of conversation for the Giants since the offseason, and that chatter has picked up as the team's struggles have continued. Read More »

Brock Osweiler's strong start didn't last long

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Osweiler will be behind center when the 3-5 Broncos face the New England Patriots this Sunday. Osweiler's two interceptions in Philadelphia were both bad throws but Joseph said the quarterback earned the chance to start another week. Osweiler was 19-of-38 for 208 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in a 51-23 loss to the Eagles. "In the football game. he had two interceptions, which he can't have, he understands that, " Joseph said. Read More »

MOTD pundit slams Wenger after incident in Arsenal v Man City clash

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During the second half of City's 3-1 win over Arsenal , Sterling won a penalty after a foul by Nacho Monreal , but Wenger claimed after the game that the winger " dives well ". "If on top of that at home they have decisions for them like that, they will be unstoppable". The decisions are just wrong. I think we played quite well against a team that plays with pace and is always unsafe on the counter. Read More »

The Crown Season 2 Trailer: Strength Comes Through Struggle

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Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter at The Crown's first-season premiere in NY last fall, Morgan said of season two, "It's the post-Churchill era". "The question is 'how on Earth can you forgive yourself?'" The series also sees the return of writer Peter Morgan and director Stephen Daldry. And while Philip's chafing at his official role does seem to take up a lot of his wife's energies in the promo, released Monday, the queen has a bunch more problems - both foreign and domestic - ... Read More »