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Alexis Sanchez Talks Between Arsenal and Man City Resume

They are likely to make a £25m bid, but could go up to £35m if necessary. It was down to him at the end of the day. "Pep chose between the two of them". De Bruyne's injury occurred in stoppage time when he was scythed down by Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon. Despite failing to beat Palace, City are still a healthy 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League, which they should win with or without the assistance of Sanchez. Read More »

West Ham hold Tottenham 1-1


West Ham past year "unreservedly condemned" a supporter who racially abused the South Korean in a video that was circulated on social media. The draw left Tottenham in fifth place, three points behind Liverpool in the battle for Champions League qualification, while West Ham edged up to 15th spot, two points above the drop zone, after one losing only once in their last seven league games. Read More »

Has partial tear in shoulder


However, it seems he has finally turned the corner to getting back to his normal, dominant self. Looking at the betting trends, the Spurs are 6-2 ATS in their last eight Sunday games, 4-1 ATS in their last five games following a win of more than 10 points and 5-2 ATS in their last seven games overall. Read More »

Saints win over Carolina 31-26; will now face the Vikings


He could have easily been the goat had the Panthers taken advantage of his questionable decision, but in the end his defense prevailed, and the Saints are going on. While Saints All-Pro defensive end Cam Jordan has done well containing the 6-foot-5, 245-pound, fleet-footed Newton in previous meetings, he said he doesn't exactly enjoy the prospect of having to do so again. Read More »

Packers continue GM interviews with top internal candidate Friday


The move was likely spurred by the Houston Texans' interest in Gutekunst. Some had concluded that the Packers should have looked outside of the organization for a new general manager. Saturday morning NFL's Ian Rapoport tweeted Green Bay had requested an interview with Schneider but was denied . The Packers had to tread through some drama . Read More »

How to Watch Bills vs. Jaguars


On the other side of the ball, LeSean McCoy's ankle injury looms large. McCoy said he wanted to be able to cut without pain in the game. If he can't play, or he's limited, the Bills are in trouble. Some bettors are fading Bortles, which is understandable. The defensive units for the Jaguars and Bills proved equally effective in limiting scoring opportunities. Read More »

Michael Owen predicts the victor of clash between Tottenham and Wimbledon


Many of the AFC Wimbledon team will have played at Wembley prior to Sunday's FA Cup third round fixture against Tottenham Hotspur , but for one member of the Dons squad the occasion will be a real dream come true. Kane opened scoring for Spurs, tapping in Moussa Sissoko's cross from close range for his 25th goal of the season in the 64th minute of the game. Read More »

Zidane not asking for new signing at Real Madrid


Real Madrid will be acquiring the services of young Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga later this month, though manager Zinedine Zidane has made a contradictory claim saying that his side are not in need of a shot-stopper. "Having said that, like always I'm more interested in what we are going to do tomorrow", the Frenchman added . Ramos trained with the players who did not participate in Real Madrid's 3-0 away victory over Numancia on Thursday at the Spanish Cup round of ... Read More »

Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona: Liverpool replacement Riyad Mahrez set to have medical


With fees of £140m and above being touted for the Brazil midfielder, the Reds are looking to reinvest the money and have asked about the Uruguay striker, who left Liverpool for Spain in 2014. Shortly after the final whistle, some interesting transfer news emerged, with French publication L'Equipe claiming Liverpool have made contact with Leicester , with a view to signing Mahrez this month. Read More »

Blake Griffin Suffers Concussion vs. Warriors

Warriors guard Stephen Curry finished with 45 points, including 8-of-16 from beyond the arc, in just three quarters of play as a 29-point second half helped put the game out of reach. He also had six steals and a blocked shot. Isaiah Thomas, making his first start for Cleveland after injury sidelined him until this month, took a little time to adjust, going scoreless in the first quarter before finishing with 19 points and four assists in 21 minutes. Read More »

NFL Playoffs: Atlanta Falcons at Los Angeles Rams

For the eighth straight time since 1989, Phillips has accepted a new job and immediately taken a team to the playoffs in his first season. "He's a guy that you love having on your side when you're going into any situation", said Sean McVay , the Rams' 31-year-old head coach. Read More »

Titans come back from 18 down to shock Chiefs

The Titans then ran out the clock and the Chiefs' season once again came to a heartbreaking halt at home despite forcing two turnovers and not committing one themselves. But review of the play showed Henry was down before the ball came loose. The Chiefs returned the fumble for a touchdown, but it was easily overturned. Read More »

Raiders officially announce Jon Gruden as team's head coach


There was a Super Bowl trip the following season when Oakland lost to Gruden's Buccaneers and another playoff appearance in 2016 under Jack Del Rio that garnered little optimism because quarterback Derek Carr was injured. Gruden spent four seasons as coach in Oakland from 1998-2001. In his 11 years of coaching, Gruden compiled a 95-81 record, including a Super Bowl championship with the Bucs during the 2012 season. Read More »

Marcus Mariota completes touchdown pass to himself

As multiple Kansas City defenders ran at him near the line of scrimmage, Mariota saw an open man in the end zone and threw the ball. Marcus Mariota had to be his own receiver to get the Tennessee Titans their first touchdown on Saturday. Read More »

Ron Rivera, Panthers Agree to 2-Year Contract Extension


The Carolina Panthers signed head coach Ron Rivera to a two-year extension, the team announced Saturday. Relegated to a wild card berth by virtue of a season finale loss to Atlanta, the Panthers will face divisional victor and rival, New Orleans on the road. Read More »

Norwich City v Chelsea

A goaless draw with Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium in between wins against Birmingham City and Millwall saw Farke's side end 2017 in good form. After a gruelling run of five games in 14 days, and with Arsenal in mind, Conte may rest a few charges, but with the likes of Willian, Pedro and Michy Batshuayi likely to come in, Chelsea's reserves should have too much for Norwich. Read More »

South Africa's Rabada ends Sharma resistance


Seventeen balls after that Wriddhiman Saha was trapped in front by Steyn, who with that strike moved to within three wickets of overtaking Shaun Pollock as South Africa's leading wicket-taker. India raced to 16 for naught in the first four overs but as a complete turn of events, Philander (1-13) had Vijay caught in the slips and in the next over, Steyn (1-13) had Dhawan caught off his own bowling. Read More »

IPL Player Retention: CSK retains Dhoni, Kohli stays at RCB


George John, team director, CSK, said that the franchise wanted to retain the core players as it is coming after a 2 year gap. CSK has also Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina. The surprise however came when the KKR's title-winning captain Gautam Gambhir and RCB's Chris Gayle were released by their respective teams. As CSK and RR will be returning after 2 years, the council has allowed them to retain players from either their original squad of 2015 or from the players who played for ... Read More »

McGregor Furiously Lashes Out At Showtime Boss In Mayweather PPV Dispute

Time is your enemy in this sport, or any other sport. UFC fans, especially his compatriots back in Russian Federation watching the fight live despite the time gap, were eager to find out if Nurmagomedov could keep his flawless pro MMA record (24-0), and make up for the canceled bout with Tony Ferguson due to weight issues. Read More »

Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos 'wants to link up with Jurgen Klopp'


If the offer is accepted, Coutinho would be Barça's most expensive player ever and Liverpool's greatest ever sale . The bid arrives just two days after the Premier League side slapped a price tag of £160 million on the midfielder's head. Barcelona's record arrival is now the £95 million it paid for Ousmane Dembele in 2017. The midfielder even submitted a transfer request but it was not enough to convince Jurgen Klopp to put his squad at risk. Read More »

Donovan McNabb, Eric Davis Out At ESPN After Sexual Harassment Lawsuit


Attempts to reach Davis for comment were unsuccessful. The suit was brought forth in December by Jami Cantor, a former wardrobe stylist at the NFL Network. The status of the three ex-NFLers now working for NFL Network - as well as Weinberger - has yet to be revealed. Bill Simmons Media Group President Eric Weinberger , who runs The Ringer, also was suspended for allegations during his time as an NFL Net exec producer. Read More »

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss says festive schedule will 'kill' players


City now have Benjamin Mendy and Gabriel Jesus on the sidelines, both with knee ligament injuries, while Kevin De Bruyne played on Tuesday despite limping off the field against Palace after a horror tackle from Jason Puncheon. "You have to look for the quality, not the quantity". And while the City manager believes in the traditions of the English game, he believes the Premier League will have to review television schedules which have led to a lopsided fixture list with some teams ... Read More »

NFL TV Ratings Down Roughly 10% From Last Season


That is a drop of 1.6 million viewers, a 9.7 percent reduction. According to the latest Nielsen figures, an average 2017 game audience fell 9.7 percent to 14.9 million people. NBC's " Sunday Night Football " is now on pace to be the most-watched prime time show for the seventh consecutive year, and ESPN's " Monday Night Football " is still king among males ages 18-49 every week. Read More »

Carroll to Chelsea? Moyes in the dark over transfer link


His goals against the Baggies were his first of the 2017/18 season and perhaps a certain club have got a little bit carried away with him finding the net. Rather than batting down the rumours, he typically responded: "I have no idea about that". I can't believe I'm saying this but, do you think Andy Carroll could challenge Morata in the Chelsea starting XI? Reportedly set to fill a covering role for the otherwise ever-present Alvaro Morata , a less-demanding role could arguably allow ... Read More »