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Antonio Valencia puts pressure on Alexis Sanchez ahead of Sevilla clash

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Antoine Griezmann has reportedly contacted Jose Mourinho to tell him that Manchester United's decision to sign Alexis Sanchez in January has given him little choice but to snub a summer switch. I think they have really good speed in attack. Montella is managing only his second match in the Champions League , having taken charge of Sevilla in December. Read More »

Key Man United star delivers big update on his future

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While many have been under the impression that a rift has occurred between manager Mourinho and Paul Pogba , crunch talks between the two have ironed out any suspected differences that the pair have - and it is believed that any new arrival will not be Pogba's replacement. Read More »

Daytona 500: Austin Dillon takes victory in No. 3

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Austin Dillon only led one lap of the Daytona 500, but it was the only lap that mattered. The win marked just his second career victory on the NASCAR Monster Energy Series. His other win came in last year's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Wallace sparred with 2016 victor Denny Hamlin on the final lap, then criticized Hamlin afterward. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze In What's Likely Her Last Olympic Downhill Race

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I feel like a million bucks, " she said with a smile. "Of course, I would have loved a gold medal but, honestly, this is unbelievable and I'm so proud". Vonn lost by 0.47 seconds to gold medal victor Sofia Goggia of Italy and silver medalist Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway. The team's best shot on Thursday will come in the form of 22-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin , who won gold in giant slalom to kick off the Games before the us failed to medal in slalom or super-G. Read More »

Florida teen who took bullets for classmates faces 'long road'

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The gunman has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. While Borges has survived, another Latin American teen, Joaquin "Guac" Oliver, from Venezuela, was among the 17 victims of the school massacre. "Fortunately, he is recovering, but has a long road ahead with more surgeries needed", the sheriff's office stated. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help pay for the teen's treatment, and has collected more than $111,000 so far. Read More »

Alabama set to hire Craig Kuligowski as next DL coach

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Kuligowski has coached at Miami for the last two seasons and reportedly interviewed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive line coaching position, which ultimately went to Brentson Buckner. "I think he's one of the best in the business, if not the best", Richt said of Kuligowski in August 2016, according to the Sun-Sentinel. Kuligowski helped the Hurricanes reach the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game and the Orange Bowl this past season with a defense that led the nation in ... Read More »

Antonio Conte pays price for a cautious approach

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But Conte , who did not use his third substitution, with Olivier Giroud among the players left on the bench, reiterated that he felt Chelsea - who fielded a front three of Willian , Pedro and Eden Hazard - performed to a high standard . Read More »

Injured Higuain forced off against Torino

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Television images cut to Higuain looking in a state of despair on the bench and his side will now have an anxious wait to see the extent of the damage. It was a nervous start for Milan, however, after Ricardo Rodriguez had a penalty saved by Sampdoria goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano six minutes in. There was high drama at the other end of the table as basement boys Benevento recorded only their third ever top-flight victory thanks to Cheickh Diabate's last-gasp clincher in a 3-2 triumph over ... Read More »

Carpenterville's Bradie Tennell finishes 11th in short program despite early fall

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She was nearly five points lower than her best of 68.94 points. She's looked good in training runs. "Yes, I'm mad, and yes, I'm upset, but I made it here and that's the hard part", said Nagasu. "We can talk about anything to each other", the 18-year-old Medvedeva said, "and when we take the ice it's sport and we must fight". She adds, "And now I get to go live it". Read More »

Bears release twice-suspended LB Freeman

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The team opted to decline the option on veteran guard Josh Sitton's contract, making him an unrestricted free agent when the new league year starts in March. Freeman suggested that the concussion he suffered in the Falcons game contributed to the latest suspension . Two people familiar with the situation said Tuesday the Bears have chose to decline their option on Sitton for next season and release Freeman. Read More »

JJ Redick uses racial slur in video for Chinese New Year

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Redick responded to the backlash early Sunday afternoon on Twitter . Tencent has since released another edited video in which Redick is not included. In Lin's statement, he states that he genuinely believes Redick didn't say a racial slur and has great respect for Chinese people. Understandably, numerous tweets called for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NBA China to comment, but they were met with silence. Read More »

US to play Slovakia in Olympic hockey qualification playoff

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Hopefully, for the sake of American hockey, their day will come in Beijing four years from now. Granato — who played 13 years in the NHL and has been a head coach and an assistant in the league — said Saturdays game had the pace and the intensity of a Stanley Cup playoff game. Read More »

What Yuzuru Hanyu does with all those Winnie the Pooh bears

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Chen immediately recognized the magnitude of what he accomplished, as did the crowd at the Gangneung Ice Arena. What you've watched when Hanyu took the ice was Michael Jordan, Tom Brady, Serena Williams. And he did, becoming the first competitor to ever cleanly land five quadruple jumps at the Olympics. So what does Hanyu do with the mountain of stuffed animals? Uno, the final skater in the competition, blew his shot at gold when he went down on his opening quad, but as he finished, ... Read More »

Murray | D-backs acquire Steven Souza in 3-way deal

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He hit.239 with 30 home runs and 78 RBIs in 148 games with the Rays last season. The Yankees also gave up prospects Nick Solak (Rays) and Tyler Widener (Diamondbacks) in the deal. A prospect, right-handed starter Taylor Widener , will be sent to the D-backs as part of this three-club swap, Joel Sherman of MLB Network reports. That was ranked 12th in baseball past year, and he joins new teammates Paul Goldschmidt (eighth) and Jake Lamb (11th) as two other hitters who excel at racking up ... Read More »

NASCAR's Old Guard Makes Way For New Blood

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Danica Patrick: Her final NASCAR race did not finish the way she would have liked, nor did she even finish at all, thanks to a crash midway through the race. Earnhardt said he has been having a blast so far. And, as if the crusty Earnhardt himself was talking, he added, "We're going to keep kicking butt the rest of the year". Read More »

Chelsea coach happy with options he has ahead of Barcelona clash

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Chelsea were 4-0 up inside 42 minutes to put this FA Cup tie to bed and seal a second win in a row after back-to-back three-goal humblings by Bournemouth and Watford . "I'm very happy. Before an important game, against Barcelona , I go to my house with many doubts in my mind, [about] which is the best starting XI to start the game". Read More »

UberEats Driver Kills Customer During Delivery In Atlanta

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The driver, 37-year-old Robert Bivines, rolled into an apartment complex in Atlanta when the customer picked up his food. Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos said in a statement that the Thornton was walking away from Bivines' auto when they started speaking to each other again, causing Thornton to turn around and walk back towards the vehicle. Read More »

NCAA denies Louisville's appeal, rules team must vacate 2013 national title

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The penalties are a result of an investigation into allegations that a former Louisville staff member organized women to perform striptease dances and sexual acts for players and recruits at on-campus parties between 2011 and 2015. The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories including the championship, and return some $600,000 in conference revenue from the 2012-15 NCAA Tournaments . Read More »

USA out to solve its Olympics scoring problem vs Slovakia

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The Americans, who haven't taken Olympic gold since 1980, booked a last-eight matchup on Wednesday against the undefeated Czech Republic, who seek their first gold in 20 years. "It kind of felt like I might've broke my nose right away but it feels fine and nothing was wrong". "When the game was on the line, that five-on-three was huge", Granato said. Read More »

Penn State vs. Ohio State - 2/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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After dropping to Pittsburgh 5-2, this past weekend, the team is now 4-3 on the season. Despite Vince Edwards being a late scratch the Purdue Boilermakers ended their three-game skid as they topped Penn State 76-73. Three Nittany Lions scored in double figures with sophomore guard Tony Carr taking the lead with 19 points, Garner adding 17 with 11 coming in the second half, and Lamar Stevens with 11 on the night. Read More »

Bayern Munich vs Besiktas

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Besiktas are unbeaten in seven but remain the underdogs. He has tough calls to make with goalkeeper Manuel Neuer the only absentee as he recovers from a fractured foot. Besiktas are in the Champions League knock-out stage for the first time . Jupp Heynckes believes Clasico heavyweights Barcelona and Real Madrid are the favourites for Champions League glory along with Paris Saint-Germain, and is keen to avoid comparisons between his current crop at Bayern Munich and the 2013 ... Read More »