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Everton signs Turkey striker Tosun from Besiktas

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He scored an impressive 41 goals during his time with the club, and he brings a goal-scoring pedigree Everton have been missing since Romelu Lukaku's departure to Manchester United last summer. I believe I can be a good player in the Premier League. Given the hefty spend that Ronald Koeman was allowed to embark on during the previous window, it would be no surprise to see Everton look to balance their books a little, and there are two men they may decide to cash in on at some point in ... Read More »

Isaiah Thomas has 'love' for Boston, forgives Danny Ainge

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In an interview with the Globe after the Celtics' 102-88 win on Wednesday, Thomas recounted the exchange with Ainge. The stingy Celtics are the East's only team holding opponents under 100 points this season and they did so again on Wednesday night - sending the Cavaliers to an 0-5 mark when they fail to hit the century mark. Read More »

Jesse Lingard Leads Manchester United to FA Cup Win vs. Derby County

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Only Lukaku has scored more for United than Lingard's 11 this term, which is an incredible stat considering Lingard was only being used as a bit-part player until barely a month ago. United's best chance fell to Rashford two minutes later, but he fired over the crossbar after Juan Mata had forced Carson to save a free-kick headed for the top left corner of the net. Read More »

Son strike rescues late point for Spurs against West Ham

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It was a similar story in the second half as Son , Dele Alli and Eriksen all went close, while Kane's appeals for a penalty went unheeded after he appeared to be bundled over by Pablo Zabaleta. Well you wouldn't have wanted to change the TV station prior to the 70th minute of West Ham United 's 1-1 with Tottenham . "We've started to look a lot stronger and we're on a good run. Read More »

Bills thank Bengals with 1440 chicken wings

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Duff's will prepare the wings Friday at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, WIVB reports . Duff's has been serving its famous wings to customers for almost 50 years. Luckily, Bills fans are showing they're just as grateful for what Boyd did. Since the Bengals beat the Ravens to send the Bills to the playoffs, Bills' fans have donated a stupid amount of money to Andy Dalton's foundation , and an nearly equally dumb amount to Tyler Boyd's charity. Read More »

Van Dijk: Liverpool debut dream come true

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Holgate was at the centre of controversy again minutes later as his push on Roberto Firmino incensed the Brazilian. Everton showed from the start that they were not intending to afford him an easy introduction to life at Anfield. Lallana tried to turn in the box but took a tumble under close attention from Holgate, with Milner coolly converting from 12 yards. The two sides have played four times and drawn every one. Read More »

Wenger stands by referee comments

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Wenger will serve the first game of his punishment on Sunday in the FA Cup third-round tie at Nottingham Forest . Arsene Wenger has been handed a three-match touchline ban and a £40,000 fine for abusing the match officials after Arsenal's draw at West Brom. Read More »

Germany reach Hopman Cup final

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Gavrilova recovered her game at the start of the second set, holding twice easily and creating a break point in game 4, only to be denied by Angelique. The deciding tie break was about to determine the victor and the finalist, and Belgians had their hopes set high when Australia had a 3-1 advantage, with 2 serves for Kokkinakis. Read More »

Kraft, Brady, Belichick blast 'fallacies' in report, say 'we stand united'

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In telling the Patriots he was not planning on stepping aside, the Patriots ended up trading away backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers (a move that worked out quite well for the Niners). And what if he's good? Rapoport said it was a situation Brady hoped to push off for a while. Brady, it seemed, would not play a mentor role to his future replacement. Read More »

Confusion reigns over Mourinho's long-term United future

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The 54-year-old's decision not to buy a house has come into question amid reported doubts over his future at Old Trafford, which Mourinho dismissed on Thursday. "The difference between Chelsea and United is that I really belong to Chelsea's history because I won three Premier Leagues, I won cups, lots of things there - the club won their first Premier League in 2004". Read More »

Chiefs have reasons for optimism, concern in playoff meeting with Titans

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Recent form suggests that the Chiefs (10-6) will have momentum on their side. He spent all four of his seasons with the Chiefs since being selected by Kansas City in the third round of the 2014 draft. With Murray out last week against the Jaguars, Henry ran the ball 28 times but gained just 51 yards. The Chiefs forced 12 turnovers in the past four games while committing just three, with two of those coming by backup quarterbacks unlikely to play against the Titans. Read More »

Raiders to introduce Jon Gruden as head coach Tuesday

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Despite not coaching in almost a decade Gruden has routinely been a magnet for head coaching rumors. Gruden began his head coaching career with the Raiders in 1998 and coached there until a blockbuster trade that sent him to Tampa Bay in 2002. Read More »

Grigor Dimitrov Leaps Over Net to Help Injured Opponent Kyle Edmund

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Edmund let out a cry of pain and collapsed to the court after catching his right ankle late in the third set but was able to continue with heavy strapping. "Obviously, today, I started pretty poorly - no energy in the first set - but I always knew that I was going to come through", he said . "I can turn it on when I want to and turn it off". Read More »

Despite UIDAI assurance, Edward Snowden warns Aadhaar not safe from 'government abuse'

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Snowden, who has always been a sceptic of governments in general, tweeted: "It is the natural tendency of government to desire flawless records of private lives". The Tribune , an Indian publication, claimed that it was able to access the demographics and other personal data of any registered citizen after an anonymous individual granted an admin access to the database. Read More »

FA question Arsenal boss Wenger about Chelsea comments

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Referee Mike Dean was Wenger's target at West Brom for awarding the hosts a soft penalty for a handball by Arsenal defender Calum Chambers. The Arsenal manager felt there wasn't enough evidence of a foul to justify Taylor's decision and Hazard rubbed salt into the wound by converting the spot-kick to cancel out Jack Wilshere's opener. Read More »

Traded to White Sox

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Ken Rosenthal noted that the Dodgers will also include a minor league infielder in the trade . In 2017, the former seventh-rounder put up solid numbers for Triple-A Oklahoma City. Avilan, a 28-year-old left-hander, posted an ERA of 2.93 with the Dodgers, slightly better than his career average, while striking out 52 and allowing 42 hits across 46 innings. Read More »

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads National Basketball Association in All-Star votes

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Although the early returns for starters had Simmons on the outside looking in, teammate Joel Embiid sits in the third and final spot among forwards, more than 70,000 votes ahead of the New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis . 18 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Fans account for 50 percent of the votes, the other 50 is divided between players and a media panel. The NBA's head coaches will still select the 14 reserves, voting for two guards , three frontcourt players and two players at any ... Read More »

Steelers LB Regained Feeling In Legs

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On whether Ryan Shazier is walking yet: "I don't want to go into it a whole lot", his father said. In both 2016 and 2017, Shazier was named to the Pro Bowl after a stellar career at Ohio State University, making him a first-round selection. Read More »

National Hockey League star gets chunk of beard ripped out in vicious fight

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But he got a bit of an unexpected trim during a fight on Thursday night. Thornton and Kadri dropping the gloves just two seconds after being tossed out of the opening faceoff for slashing each other like manic lumberjacks. Toronto was especially sharp, and fortunate, to kill off the final 1:50 of the overtime period with Mitch Marner in the penalty box after an accidental double-minor for high sticking. Read More »

Mo Salah wins the 2017 African best player award

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This is Salah's third Player of the Year award of 2017 after being named the BBC African Player of the Year and Arab Player of the Year. He played an important role at both the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, as Egypt reached the final and in qualification for their first World Cup since 1990. Read More »

Serena pulls out of Australian Open

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Britains former world number one Andy Murray had already pulled out of the Brisbane International event with hip injury. The 36-year-old was eight weeks pregnant last year when she triumphed for a seventh time at Melbourne Park to claim an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam title. Read More »

Chelsea in talks to sign Ross Barkley from Everton

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The England global has now returned to training after a painstaking rehabilitation and Antonio Conte, the Chelsea head coach, wants to bolster his squad in January. Chelsea are going to pay £15m to secure the 24-year-old this month. "I can't see that changing". Today, Ross Barkley is set to join Chelsea .... Read More »

Now the chocolate can become extinct

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It's all on account of another innovation called CRISPR, which takes into account small, exact changes to DNA that were never conceivable. That supposed silver lining was stripped away by NPR's The Salt , where Simran Sethi underscored the fact that climate change will nearly certainly affect cacao yields but is quite unlikely to make for better tasting chocolate - unless you really like bitter and astringent flavors. Read More »