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LaVar Ball pulls Lonzo Ball's brother LiAngelo Ball from UCLA

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According to TMZ Sports, LaVar has decided LiAngelo should quit the UCLA basketball team and leave the university. The charges were eventually dropped, but the worldwide incident turned into a total gong show after President Trump indicated he helped free the boys. Read More »

Jamie Carragher: 'David Silva is Manchester City's best ever player'

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Angelo Ogbonna put the visitors ahead on the stroke of half-time with a firm header from a corner, further underlining a growing belief that City side can be exposed at set-pieces. City are now unbeaten in 28 matches, with the FA Cup semi-final defeat to Arsenal in April the last time the Blues lost. City have won 14 of 15 Premier League this season, drawing the other, and all five Champions League group games. Read More »

Herm Edwards named new ASU football coach

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This will mark Edwards' second go-around at the collegiate level, but his first as a head coach. ASU has scheduled a press conference for Monday at 10:30 a.m.at Sun Devil Stadium. Edwards, who will oversee the New Leadership Model, arrives in Tempe with a football legacy that has impacted thousands, whether as a player, coach, analyst, motivational speaker and author, or community advocate and philanthropist. Read More »

Texas A&M confirms 10-year, $75-million contract for Jimbo Fisher

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Of course, Fisher didn't call out Florida State officials by name. Fisher won three ACC titles and a national championship at Florida State, but he lamented the football facilities at FSU on multiple occasions. "And there was a commitment to excellence and there was a vision for what we wanted to do", Fisher said. "Jimbo is among the best football coaches in America and a flawless fit for A&M", Woodward said in a statement. Read More »

Conte: New Chelsea Role Brings Hazard Joy

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Maybe the best now. "He club knows very well the importance of these two players and I think they are very happy to play for this club". Hazard has been instrumental in Chelsea's success since joining the club in 2012, scoring twice in Chelsea's 3-1 league win over Newcastle United on Saturday to take his tally to eight goals and six assists in 18 matches across all competitions this season. Read More »

Tom Brady Can See Why Rob Gronkowski Gets So Frustrated With Officials

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White was lying face-down after he intercepted a Tom Brady pass when Gronkowski dove into him, driving his arm into the back of White's helmet. "I'm sorry. It was just frustration. He ended the game with nine catches for 147 yards, but the Bills rookie clearly got under his skin on that play that ended in an interception. Read More »

Baltimore Ravens Lose Cornerback Jimmy Smith for Season

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Then, the news broke that he reportedly tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance and will be suspended for four games as a result, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN . Players can serve suspensions while on injured reserve. Smith was having an All-Pro type of season before going down with injury. Smith's loss means rookie first-round pickMarlon Humphrey, who has been battling a hamstring injury, will start across from veteran Brandon Carr . Read More »

Derrick Rose rejoins Cleveland Cavaliers, resumes treatment for ankle injury

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His status will be updated "when he reaches the point of returning to play", it read. According to the report , Rose is expected to report to the team's training facility and speak with the Cavaliers front office staff. He was originally injured October 20, but returned after missing four games. Rose has been out since Nov.9 due to complications from a sprained left ankle originally suffered October 20. Read More »

Cotton Bowl lands glamour matchup with Ohio State vs. USC

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USC , which went 11-2 and won the Pac-12 championship, was considered a long shot. They lost 31-0 to Clemson in last season's College Football Playoff semifinal at University of Phoenix Stadium. Once we knew the Buckeyes weren't in the playoff, it was possible that Ohio State could again end up in the Fiesta Bowl . Most recently, the teams met in a home-and-home series in 2008 and 2009, with the Trojans sweeping both games. Read More »

Spain: judge denies bail to deposed Catalan VP

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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. Spanish prosecutors want to prosecute Puigdemont and his former ministers for rebellion - which carries a maximum 30-year jail sentence - and sedition for holding the referendum, which was declared illegal and unconstitutional by the courts, as well as for misusing public funds. Read More »

Stokes fails to take wicket, scores two on Canterbury debut

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Stokes remains in New Zealand as he continues his return to cricket with Canterbury, and could in theory apply for a No Objection Certificate to play in this season's Big Bash, which begins on 19 December. And so Stokes is not guaranteed to be cleared for selection even if charges against him are dropped, for the CDC could yet decide to impose their own sanction that would prevent him from featuring in the current Ashes series. Read More »

It's instinct - Chelsea hero Hazard explains Panenka penalty

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I thought we were good until that point but maybe it was a wake-up call. "The club knows very well the importance of these two players". Hazard remains under contract at Chelsea until the summer of 2020. Chelsea head into Tuesday's clash with Atletico Madrid knowing they have already qualified for the Champions League knockout stage and can confirm top spot in Group C with a win, though Conte does not believe finishing first or second will hugely impact the difficulty of their round-of-16 ... Read More »

Cougars Return to Holiday Bowl to Face Michigan State

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That changed when Washington checked in at No. 11 in the College Football Playoff rankings and secured a bid to the Fiesta Bowl, bumping up every other team in the Pac-12. For the first time in almost a decade, two top-20 teams will be facing off in the Holiday Bowl this year. Michigan State and Washington State have played head-to-head seven times, with the Spartans leading the series 5-2. Read More »

Matthew Stafford bruises right hand in Lions' loss

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The Lions of the second halves of games were competitive - at least until the Ravens tied a team record with 24 points scored in the fourth quarter Sunday. He leads the team with 505 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Although the Lions victimized Humphrey with some long gainers in the third quarter, Baltimore's first-round pick from Alabama grabbed his second interception of the year in the fourth quarter to set up a score. Read More »

Three takeaways from Saints' win over Panthers

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Carolina converted only 3-of-10 third downs including just one third down conversion in the second half of the game. Drew Brees passed for 269 yards, including a 10-yard TD to Michael Thomas a few plays after a botched Panthers punt gave New Orleans the ball on the Carolina 31. Read More »

Michigan, South Carolina to meet again in Outback

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Shepherd Director of Athletics at MI. MI is heading back to Florida. For the second time in five years, MI and SC will square off in the Outback Bowl. 28 in San Diego, where they'll play Washington State, McMurphy reports. The teams have a common opponent, Florida, which they both beat. MI (8-4, 5-4 Big Ten) was in limbo over a bowl destination up until Sunday afternoon, when it was revealed Alabama edged Ohio State for the fourth and final spot in the College Football Playoff. Read More »

Nathan Redmond Refutes Report That Pep Guardiola Called Him a 'W--ker'

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A Manchester City spokesperson disputed the lip reader's claims. The Spanish coach said, "I can't control myself and I have to make an effort to improve". "From the beginning of the season through to now, the games have changed completely, but we need to find a way to deal with it", Kompany added. 'For me the goalkeeper is also important in attacking style, and my strikers are important in defensive style, all of us are responsible'. Read More »

Game Recap: Bears lose late to 49ers

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On the team's first four trips inside Chicago's 20, the Niners settled for a field goal each time. It will give him a chance to get much better. The 49ers went into the halftime locker room trailing 14-9, getting three field goals, in three trips inside the Bears' red zone. Read More »

US President Donald Trump's Standard McDonald's Order Is Immense

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The book, Let Trump Be Trump, reveals the president's penchant for fast food and screaming fits, but leaves out any mention of potential collusion with Russian Federation. The book also recounts the president's bottomless appetite for junk food, a typical dinner from McDonald's consisting of two Big Macs, two Fillet-o-Fish sandwiches and a chocolate malted. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski's dirty hit overshadows day of stellar play

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What a dirty play. Micah Hyde got into his own scuffle with Danny Amendola on the same play so the two teams made a decision to accept offsetting penalties. A couple times in the game. "And they're calling me for the craziest stuff ever". It just happened natuually through emotions and frustration. "It's, like, crazy. Read More »

Nathan Redmond Clears Up What Pep Guardiola Said To Him

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It initially appeared Guardiola was confronting Redmond to complain about something but he said afterwards he was complimenting the player. Pep Guardiola says he hopes City can secure Raheem Sterling's long-term future. What I said is what I said and what Nathan said in his statement. The City boss, whose team host West Ham on Sunday, believes four victories in particular gave his players an injection of confidence. Read More »

Rickie Fowler looking for 59 in final round

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The world No 9 holed a 10-foot birdie at the par-four seventh and narrowly missed out on an eighth straight gain at the eighth, only to pick up another shot at the ninth to reach the turn two clear. "Tiger is wonderful for the game, and I am like many fans who are delighted to see him playing again", Nicklaus said. Tommy Fleetwood, making his sixth tournament appearance in as many weeks, carded a blemish-free 67 to end the week in third spot alongside Jordan Spieth, with defending champion ... Read More »

Penn State gets Fiesta Bowl berth vs. 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. It might not be the College Football Playoffs but the Nittany Lions are still headed to a New Year's Six bowl game. This will be the Nittany Lions seventh appearance in the Fiesta Bowl game with the Lions never losing in any appearance. Penn State is 10-2 and ranked ninth in the final rankings of the playoff committee. Read More »