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Roger Goodell disputes that Patriots' sustained success has been bad for NFL

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The Patriots' unprecedented run of success under head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady has prompted the question of whether all this winning is bad for the NFL. What I would like to see is a list of advertisers so I can know which companies promote disrespect to others by National Football League advertising. Read More »

Proteas without injured De Villiers for first three India ODIs

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India will also ponder the composition of their bowling attack. India: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma , Ajinkya Rahane , Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey , Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav , MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal , Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur. Read More »

SC demands Centre's response on Rohingyas

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Additional solicitor general said, "People from every other country will flood our country". The Bench, also comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, specifically asked senior advocate Gopal Subramanium appearing for NHRC whether the Commission is in favour of refugees stopped at the border from being allowed in to which he replied, "No". Read More »

Bournemouth hammer sloppy Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

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It strikes me that this is a very similar situation to what happened to Batshuayi's Belgian worldwide teammate, Romelu Lukaku at the Stamford Bridge club. But he dismissed suggestions the transfer talk had disrupted his team's preparations. To miss Morata and Willian , and to have Batshuayi's situation in balance, makes it not easy to prepare, but no excuses, no alibi. Read More »

Penn State fritters away big lead, falls at No. 5 Michigan State

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Stephanie Mavunga (19 points, 11 rebounds) and Linnae Harper (13 points, 10 rebounds) each contributed a double-double in the game. Teams have been doubling Ward in the post as of late to stop him from getting easy baskets, but he's done a good job adjusting and finding the open man. Read More »

Brady Cuts Off Radio Interview Over Remark About Daughter

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DJ Alex Reimer made the comment on Boston-based WEEI's "Kirk & Callahan" show last week while discussing the Tom vs. Time documentary about the National Football League star. "Well, I never want to be a detriment to the team", he said, per NFL.com's Jeremy Bergman . Brady will hope to become the first player to win six Super Bowls when he leads the Patriots out at the U.S. Read More »

Arsenal Fail With Late Deadline Day Bid For Jonny Evans

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West Brom have been waiting for an offer for Evans all January and it emerged earlier today that the club didn't expect to receive any bids for the defender on deadline day. After joining the Gunners from Borussia Dortmund , prolific Gabon striker Aubameyang said: 'Finally I am really happy to be here of course I can join Miki [Henrikh Mkhitaryan] in this team. Read More »

Aubameyang aims to emulate Thierry Henry, handed 14 shirt

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Aubameyang's arrival should see French veteran Olivier Giroud completing the musical chairs by signing for Chelsea even though Wenger was loathe to let him move to a rival as Sanchez joined United earlier this month. The 31-year-old, who will watch tonight's Premier League clash with Bournemouth from the stands, has said he never lost his focus at Arsenal . Aubameyang , who joined Dortmund from St-Etienne in 2013, helped the club win the German Cup a year ago. Read More »

Cech clanger heaps misery on Arsenal

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Jordan Ayew made it 2-1 for Swansea in the 61st minute of the game, tapping in a poor clearance from Cech who will wait for his 200th EPL clean sheet. Or Arsenal could line up with two central midfielders with Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka. Despite his best efforts, nothing does. Persistent Arsenal possession followed, but they couldn't break the Swans down again. Read More »

Roger Goodell: NFL would like Panthers to stay in Carolina

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Goodell and some owners said then they were focused instead on discussions with the players that eventually led to an agreement by which the league and teams are providing funding to support players' social activism. Goodell, appearing Tuesday on ESPN's Golic & Wingo, acknowledged that the gambling landscape in the U.S.is changing and says the league has evolved on the issue, but its top priority remains the same. Read More »

Former Barca forward Eto'o signs with Konyaspor

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Financial difficulties faced by the club means they are unable to keep up with their key players with French global Samir Nasri equally rescinding his contract after joining just six months ago. "Eto'o is a very important player in the world and in Turkey ". He also had brief stints at Chelsea and Everton in the Premier League. He also won the Champions League, under Jose Mourinho, at Inter Milan in 2010, and has an Olympic gold medal, which he won with Cameroon in 2000. Read More »

Paul Merson states his prediction for Swansea v Arsenal

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Sanchez was the main man in the transfer after Mkhitaryan's value at United dropped significantly in the last few months of his 18-month career at the club. "You see straight away that he's a great football player, which we knew before we got him here", said Wenger on Friday. There isn't much cover behind what should be a front three of Raheem Sterling , Serio Aguero and Bernardo Silva for City's home match against West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday. Read More »

José Mourinho: Alexis Sánchez can cope with the pressure

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The former Valencia man is a fan favourite and his brace against Liverpool at Anfield remains one of the best individual performances by a United player away against Liverpool. He has scored three goals in 26 games this season and started alongside Sanchez as the Chile global made his United debut in the 4-0 FA Cup win over Yeovil on Friday. Read More »

Chelsea beef up their attack with Giroud signing

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His 40 million euro transfer fee from Sao Paolo was a record at the time for a player in the Brazilian league. The 28-year-old Gabon striker, who scored 141 goals for Dortmund since moving there in 2013, signed a contract with the Gunners until 2021. Read More »

Mourinho laments 'ridiculous' start as Spurs stun United

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Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino knows his players need to step it up a few gears against United, although he admits to relishing the challenge against his opposite number Jose Mourinho . "Marcus' story is quite interesting because he started playing with Mr [Louis] Van Gaal when the team was really in trouble to have options, and then the monster that kills the little kids arrives but he plays every game". Read More »

Athletic Bilbao says Laporte is leaving the Spanish membership

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The club do not feel they need to sell and it would take a fee in excess of the £75million Liverpool recently paid for Virgil van Dijk - a defender - to even consider it. Laporte, who has agreed a deal to join City until 2023, becomes Pep Guardiola's sixth signing of the season. The 23-year-old played just twice for Roma this season after missing the first three months of the campaign with a serious knee injury. Read More »

Arsenal sign €63 million rated Bundesliga striker on deadline day

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Aubameyang's signing is expected to pave the way for Arsenal to sell Olivier Giroud to Premier League rivals Chelsea, who in turn will allow Michy Batshuayi to leave on loan. "I think I have to work a lot to be like him, but I will do". The Gunners accidentally leaked the signing in a night of errors on and off the pitch after posting a video of Arsene Wenger talking about Aubameyang. Read More »

Roger Goodell 'concerned' about catch rule, wants to make changes

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It's particularly in the going to the ground that I think has created a lot of the confusion because it's a different rule when you're going to the ground than when you're on the sideline or in the end zone. In 2016, The Washington Post polled 504 Native Americans and found that 10 percent deemed the name offensive. Major League Baseball made news on Monday when it announced that the Cleveland Indians would cease on-field use of the controversial "Chief Wahoo" logo , starting in the 2019 ... Read More »

Pelicans' potential deal for Nikola Mirotic falls through

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Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the New Orleans Pelicans and the Chicago Bulls are working on a trade to send Nikola Mirotic to New Orleans. Until Mirotic's $12.5MM team option for 2018/19 is exercised, he has the ability to block any trade that involves him, and as K.C. Read More »

Shopian killings: Responded to 'ultimate provocation', says Army

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The filing of FIR against army personnel had become a bone of contention between the ruling allinace partners, PDP and the BJP. With the death toll in Shopian firing rising to three on Wednesday, a top Indian Army officer said the Jammu and Kashmir police should have filed a "generic FIR" in the case instead of "prematurely" naming a Major as an accused. Read More »

Transfer deadline day: Tottenham sign Lucas Moura from PSG

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Countryman Neymar paid tribute to Lucas after PSG's win over Rennes on Tuesday evening, saying: 'I'm sad, because he's a good friend, he's a quality player who was rarely used. "I think it's very unfair". He is my brother in football. I wish him all the best. He will now hope a solid second half of the season helps him muscle a way back into Tite's Brazil plans, after spending nearly two years in the global wilderness since his last cap in 2016. Read More »

Buhari pledges to maximize focus on anti-corruption

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China's government has denied reports that it spied on the servers at the African Union's Chinese-built headquarters for more than five years, gaining access to confidential information. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who also attended the meeting voiced his support of any AU initiative: "If the ceasefire.is not respected, we all agreed that stronger measures are required to guarantee it is respected", he said. Read More »

Former Spurs player, wife killed in vehicle crash, reports say

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Police believe Butler had been speeding prior to losing control of his vehicle. He was drafted in the second round of the 2002 draft by the Miami Heat . The four-team deal involving the Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, Utah Jazz, and Memphis Grizzlies involved 13 players, including former All-Stars Eddie Jones, Antoine Walker, and Jason Williams as well as veteran forward James Posey. Read More »