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Liverpool Dominates BBC's African Footballer Of The Year Shortlist


The nominees were decided by Africa-based journalists and coaches and BBC staff. Algerian national and last season's awardee, Riyad Mahrez, expressed: "It means a lot; it's something big for African players so I am very happy, I am very proud", the Leicester City man said following his achievement. Read More »

World champion Marquez hails 'incredible' Dovizioso


The 24-year-old Spaniard, who started on pole position with a 21-point lead and also nearly fell, finished third and safe in the knowledge that he was the sport's youngest four times champion in the top category. "Tomorrow. we will have to see where Dovizioso is". This is a standard thing for Marc. "When I see that [Jorge] Lorenzo and Dovi did the mistake [running into the gravel with six laps to go]". Read More »

Tennessee fires Butch Jones


Tennessee DL coach Brady Hoke is expected to take over on an interim basis to close out this mess of a season. Jones has gone 34-27 during his Tennessee tenure and is 14-24 in the SEC. In 2015 and 2016, Jones won nine games each year with rosters that featured ample National Football League talent, including Joshua Dobbs and Alvin Kamara. Read More »

Chiefs DT Roy Miller arrested early Saturday on misdemeanor domestic battery charges


The report said witnesses inside the home corroborated some of the details provided by Nicole Miller, including Roy Miller restraining her from retrieving her phone. She accused the Kansas City Chiefs' defensive tackle of tearing out a braid out of her head. "We will have no further comment at this time". The NFL defensive tackle previously played for the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2013 to 2017, when he signed with the Chiefs. Read More »

Indonesia, S. Korea ink deals to boost economic ties


The second Moon-Xi meeting will be held on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. North Korea says US President Donald Trump's first trip to Asia showed he was a "destroyer" and he had begged for war on the Korean peninsula. Read More »

Alabama 31, Mississippi State 24, college football final


That set up a game-winning 26-yard snatch-and-dash to Devonta Smith with 25 ticks left. Hurts finished the night 10 of 19 passing for 242 yards and a touchdown. "We moved the ball very effectively in the second half". Snell, a sophomore who entered the game as the SEC's leading rusher, became just the ninth player in school history to reach 2,000 career yards. Read More »

'He has to improve' - Klopp delivers blunt verdict on Liverpool defender


The Scotland global was widely expected to come in and be first-choice left-back straight away, with James Milner shifted back into midfield and Alberto Moreno seemingly on his way out of Anfield. "As long as the other players are doing like this". "Alberto is like a little machine, he never shows when he is exhausted and stuff like this", Klopp was quoted as saying by his club's official site. Read More »

National Basketball Association wrap: Lonzo Ball becomes youngest National Basketball Association player to record triple-double

Rookie Lonzo Ball became the youngest player in National Basketball Association history to record a triple-double but it was in vain as the Los Angeles Lakers lost 98-90 to the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday. He had 19 points, 12 assists and 12 rebounds and at 20 years and 15 days old, beat James' record by just five days. Then Bucks player Thon Maker shot an airball 21 seconds into the fourth quarter that Ball collected underneath the basket for his 10th rebound of the night. Read More »

Pakistan to host Windies for next five years from 2018


The series in America will be a tri-nation affair which will include Pakistan , West Indies and a third country. "We have an agreement with West Indies for the next five years", PCB chairman Najam Sethi said in comments published by Dawn newspaper. Read More »

No progress in Manchester United contract talk with Mourinho


Shaw has been linked with moves to a number of teams, but the two latest names to join the race are London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea , according to the Metro . Shaw has struggled to win over Jose Mourinho since the Special One took charge at Old Trafford. England global Luke Shaw is likely to be sold by United if they received an offer in excess of £20million, and it is reported that City, Spurs , Arsenal, Chelsea and Everton are monitoring developments. Read More »

McSorley, Barkley leads Penn State to 35-6 win over Rutgers


With guys like Todd Gurley, Ezekiel Elliott and Leonard Fournette having early success in the National Football League as first-round running backs, expect Barkley to echo suit and take his talents to the profession level this spring. Penn State has won 10 straight meetings with Rutgers and the two have hit the under in their three Big Ten meetings. Nittany Lions quarterback Trace McSorley threw what looked like a quick screen to DaeSean Hamilton . Read More »

Morocco knock out Ivory Coast to break 20 year drought


Morocco qualified at the expense of Ivory Coast, beating the former African Champions 2-0 in Abidjan, to clinch a clear four point lead in Group C. Ivory Coast, playing out-of-sort ended up second in the group with eight points. Nabil Dirar gave the visitors the lead 25 minutes in, cutting in from the right and seeing his left-footed cross go all the way in, raising serious questions over goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo. Read More »

How to Watch Washington vs. Stanford


Washington needs a win so it has a shot at the College Football Playoffs. Stanford has won seven of the past nine meetings but Washington won at home previous year 44-6. The Cardinal did so behind a timely performance by star tailback Bryce Love , and the best game of sophomore quarterback KJ Costello's career. If he can find a hole in this Husky defense, he could add a lot of yardage to their yards allowed per game. Read More »

Man breaks Guinness record for fastest body controlled jet suit


Although, his suit is not a replica to that of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it does enable him to fly just like Iron Man. "It was the challenge really". "It's a very special moment every time we suit up". His company, Gravity Industries , made a deal with its first investor in early 2017 and has already sold a copy of the original jet suit. Read More »

Loftus-Cheek targeting World Cup place after impressive England debut


At 21, he is the same age as Alli but has barely made 40 caps in his professional career, while the Spurs midfielder has played close to 200 games in all competitions and is an England regular. It was his debut today and it was a fantastic one. This area looked like a sterile weakness in England's team but Loftus-Cheek, with strength, skill and a touch of arrogance, offered tantalising glimpses that he may be an option to cure that problem. Read More »

Messi mistakes Argentina teammate for fan in embarrassing photo fail

The forward had arrived to catch up with some of the players while they were in Russian Federation, and stopped to take some quick snaps for Instagram before heading on his way. Druissi, 21, had uploaded the picture of himself and Messi to Instagram along with the caption: 'Thanks for the photo IDOL Leo Messi'. He added: "When I saw him in the lobby of the hotel I was thinking of something else and I did not realise". Read More »

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale suffers another injury setback


These injuries have prevented him from realizing his potential as well as cementing his place at Madrid as a "Galactico". However, he has remained at Madrid and has continued to enjoy great success in the UEFA Champions League . " Gareth has been injured for a long time ", Isco said before Spain's global friendly against Costa Rica . Bale, 28, has been sidelined with a calf injury but is expected to be fit for the La Liga game. Read More »

Irving out for Celtics with possible concussion


Avery Bradley tallied 20 points and Tobias Harris finished with 16 points and eight rebounds. Boston was already without Gordon Hayward , who broke his ankle five minutes into the season opener, and Al Horford, who is in the concussion protocol. Read More »

Tonga upsets New Zealand at Rugby League World Cup


Minutes after Tonga sealed victory over New Zealand , vehicle horns could be heard sounding around Waikato Stadium, and continued hours after the game as fans rejoiced in the watershed moment. The Mate Ma'a Tonga have defeated the New Zealand Kiwis, pulling off a remarkable comeback this evening in Hamilton, New Zealand . "I didn't know until he stepped up and started doing it". Read More »

Paul Pogba shows off new haircut ahead of Man United return


If Pogba, Carrick and Rojo all come through training over the next week without suffering any ill-effects, there is hope they could be included in Mourinho's main group ahead of the Newcastle clash. "They are in good positions so I think we can go into this part of the season, the Christmas period, and after, in a strong position". Coupled with the lack of options up front, it isn't a surprise that goals aren't flowing as freely as they were at the start of the season. Read More »

Capsule: Notre Dame at Miami

When Notre Dame travels to Miami this weekend, it'll be the first time the Irish face a top-10 team while also ranked in the top 10 since the Fiesta Bowl after the 2015 season, a 44-28 loss to Ohio State. But following that up with a win against an elite Notre Dame team would throw Miami in the middle of the national title hunt. Wimbush has spent much of this season in the shadow of Heisman-contending running back Josh Adams, but against Miami , his play will loom large. Read More »

Arsenal legend Adams: Wilshere must stay. He's more important than Ozil


Wilshere has won 34 caps for England, including in the 2014 World Cup, but has not featured for Southgate's side since they were eliminated from the 2016 European Championships. "I've been playing quite a lot of football and I'm happy with where I am fitness wise but I want to be playing for Arsenal in the league". But good luck to Jack, I think he is an outstanding player and I have got nothing but respect for him. Read More »