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Fox Sports
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At FOX Sports North, our customer service is a point of pride. Please e-mail us with questions and concerns, comments and critiques. We do our best to respond to all serious i..
Statement from FOX Sports regarding speculation Carl Edwards is retiring from full-time driving to join the FOX NASCAR broadcast team:  “We were as surprised as anyone to hear..
You probably missed this performance, and that’s ok, but Senat had a sterling performance in the Birmingham Bowl. ProFootballFocus graded him out at 91.9 — the second-highest rated..
Which moment was Los Angeles’ best during the 2016 calendar year? Was it Mike Trout winning his second-career American League MVP Award, Allyson Felix’s three-medal performance at ..
Erik Karlsson is heading to his fourth NHL All Star Game. The All Star weekend will take place in Los Angeles on January 27-29. The 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition..
NHL Daily Fantasy Sports: 14 teams are in action on Tuesday night, including Philly/Buffalo, Boston/St. Louis, Detroit/Chicago, San Jose/Edmonton, and more. NHL daily fantasy sport..
The Clemson Tigers clinched a national championship with a touchdown pass in the closing seconds of Monday’s title game, and like most dramatic events in sports, it sounded better ..
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A statue in Buenos Aires of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been vandalized, with the head, torso and arms all being removed—leaving on..
Atletico Madrid will host Las Palmas in Copa del Rey play on Tuesday.  The hosts have a strong advantage after topping Las Palmas 2–0 in the first leg.  Atletico Madrid i..
When will Teddy Bridgewater be able to take the field and will he even be able to play in 2017? Head coach Mike Zimmer has already said Sam Bradford deserves the starting job while..
Manchester United will host Hull City in the League Cup semifinal on Tuesday.  Jose Mourinho's side has been in good form recently, winning 4–0 in FA Cup play against Reading ..
There is not much that can top gracing the cover of a Sports Illustrated magazine. The Clemson football team had that honor bestowed upon them Monday night following their historic..
CBS Sports recently broke down the odds of Winning the National Championship next season and the Oregon Ducks have long odds. The 2016-17 College Football season is officially over..
One of the most controversial topics in combat sports has been the banning of marijuana by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), but that may soon be a thing of the pas..
Nov 26, 2016; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles quarterback Deondre Francois (12), defensive end Demarcus Walker (44), and running back Dalvin Cook (4) celebrate after ..
Sep 25, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie on the field before game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: ..
LAS VEGAS (AP) Bookmakers were feeling so good about things with Alabama up 14-0 midway through the second quarter of the College Football Championship that they offered 19 points ..
Jan 7, 2017; Villanova, PA, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Mikal Bridges (25) and Marquette Golden Eagles guard Jajuan Johnson (23) battle for the ball during the second half at Wel..
Jan 6, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; Houston Rockets forward Montrezl Harrell (5) steals the ball from Orlando Magic forward Serge Ibaka (7) during the second half at Amway Center. Houst..
The Utah Jazz (23-16) will host the Cleveland Cavaliers (28-8) on Tuesday night. Here is how to watch this NBA game online. There are nine NBA games on the slate for Tuesday, Jan. ..
Offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk became the second Wisconsin Badgers player to leave school early as he declared for the NFL Draft on Tuesday. Ramczyk joins linebacker T.J. Watt, who ..
Atlanta Braves rookie Dansby Swanson is making money off the field now. The up and coming shortstop just signed a deal with on-field cap provider, New Era. It certainly didn’t take..
The Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Labor Day weekend will now be recognized as ‘The Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR’. The announcement ensures that the histo..
Maryland native Travis Pastrana is meeting strong opposition in his hometown of Annapolis. The 33-year-old stuntman, who has won 17 medals in the X-Games, heads the Nitro Circ..
An exciting featherweight showdown has joined the upcoming FOX UFC Fight Night card in Denver as Alex Caceres faces off with Jason Knight in a main card bout on Jan. 28. UFC offici..
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee has hired former NFL strength coach Rock Gullickson as its director of strength and conditioning. Vols coach Butch Jones said In a release Tuesday t..
Mar 14, 2016; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles (2) and center Rudy Gobert (27) talk after a play in the fourth quarter at Vivint Smart Home Arena. The Jazz won..
Jan 3, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) reacts during the second half of a NBA game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center. Mandat..
I know it hurts Lions fans. Just when you started to finally believe in Matthew Stafford, and Jim Caldwell, it all came crashing down with four straight losses. I gave you hope the..
We take a look at five reasons why the Louisville basketball team can beat the Pittsburgh Panthers on Wednesday evening in the Yum Center. The Louisville basketball team was able t..
Bleacher Report
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ESPN's broadcast of the College Football Playoff National Championship between Alabama and Clemson delivered an overnight rating of 15.3 for the network, according to Derek Volner ..
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he may move for a defender in the January transfer window but revealed he has not spoken to Bayern Munich about signing Holger Badstuber...
Another night, another Big East Conference showdown. Tuesday, the No. 3 Villanova Wildcats will host the No. 15 Xavier Musketeers. Since losing back-to-back games against Baylor an..
Liverpool are looking to make their second League Cup final in as many seasons in 2016-17, but standing in their way are Claude Puel's Southampton. The first leg of the semi-final ..
Liverpool are looking to make their second League Cup final in as many seasons in 2016-17, but standing in their way are Claude Puel's Southampton. The first leg of the semi-final ..
The ugly marriage between the San Francisco 49ers and the city of Santa Clara, California, continued with the team filing a new lawsuit Friday. While the city believes the team has..
FIFA 17 Ultimate Team will enjoy a replenished player pool in time for Wednesday's Team of the Week announcement as many of Europe's top leagues have returned to action in time for..
Former NBA player Orien Greene was arrested Monday morning in Florida and charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor battery.  According to TMZ Sports, Greene brok..
La Liga is reportedly planning to launch legal action against FIFA after Tuesday's announcement that the World Cup will increase from 32 teams to 48 from 2026.  According to S..
The Dallas Cowboys appeared to mesh seamlessly as they evolved into a force in the NFC during Dak Prescott's first regular season under center, and the rookie quarterback discussed..
As WWE embarks on its annual Road to WrestleMania, the rumor mill runs rampant with speculation of incoming new talent and booking plans for the upcoming Jan. 29 Royal Rumble pay-p..
Dabo Swinney and Deshaun Watson are national champions. If their postgame comments are any indication, they're not going to let anyone forget it. Swinney was the more boisterous of..
Bayern Munich have sent centre-back Holger Badstuber on loan to Bundesliga rivals Schalke 04. The club's official US Twitter account shared the news: Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rum..
A motion has been passed to expand the FIFA World Cup from 32 to 48 teams, it was confirmed on Tuesday.  FIFA relayed the news after a vote found members were unanimously in f..
Chelsea are lining up January moves for West Ham United's Michail Antonio and Cologne's Jonas Hector, according to reports.  Blues boss Antonio Conte is targeting the players ..
Barcelona will have to overturn a 2-1 deficit at the Camp Nou on Wednesday if they're to stay in the Copa del Rey, as they welcome Athletic Bilbao for the second leg of what should..
Following a classic College Football Playoff national championship game that saw Clemson edge Alabama 35-31, the Tigers topped the season-ending Associated Press Top 25 Poll. As se..
Barcelona will have to overturn a 2-1 deficit at the Camp Nou on Wednesday if they’re to stay in the Copa del Rey, as they welcome Athletic Bilbao for the second leg of what should..
Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez has reportedly been the subject of three bids from Chinese Super League clubs.  The Colombia star is said to have three offers on the ta..
The New England Patriots are massive double-digit favorites in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs Saturday against the Houston Texans after blanking them 27-0 in Week 3 of th..
The Seattle Seahawks will try to do something they could not four years ago against the Falcons when they visit Atlanta in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs Saturday: win as..
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola may face competition with Swansea City for the loan signing of Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber in the January transfer window. Guardiola'..
Following a 2016 season that earned him Heisman Trophy consideration, Michigan Wolverines defender Jabrill Peppers announced his entry into the 2017 NFL draft Tuesday.  Pepper..
The Clemson Tigers avenged last year's defeat in the national title game by toppling the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Champio..
Hyperbole runs rampant in sports, but there's a realistic argument that only one quarterback could overcome the 2016 season's edition of the Alabama Crimson Tide defense. Monday ni..
Finally, the hysterical takes regarding the rise and fall of a certain UFC gender-barrier breaker have begun to subside. It took more than a week for professional hot-air machines ..
Sometimes, the sequel really is better than the original. That's certainly the sentiment of the Clemson football team and its faithful fans, as the Tigers avenged their loss to Ala..
For the second straight year, we're coming off an Alabama-Clemson championship game. For the second straight year, we're trying to recover from an instant classic. The only thing t..
The Clemson Tigers toppled a dynasty Monday night, earning their place in the history books. When wide receiver Hunter Renfrow streaked into the end zone early Tuesday morning with..
We've reached the divisional round of the NFL playoffs, when the NFL's eight best teams will face off over two days to determine the entrants to the AFC and NFC Championship Games...
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Major League Soccer extended its Canadian English-language television rights agreement with TSN for five years and struck an agreement for TVA Sports to replace RDS as its French-l..
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors will meet in two preseason games in China next season as part of the NBA's 2017 Global Games, Wolves owner Glen Taylor confirme..
Do-it-all Michigan star Jabrill Peppers has made his decision. The next one will be made by the NFL team that picks up the versatile defender as it figures out where exactly to put..
Clemson's stunning last-second 35-31 victory over Alabama in the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday obviously was a hit on social media. Naturally, the b..
MEXICO CITY -- In 2013, an electrical problem filled the Arena Ciudad de México with smoke just hours prior to the first NBA regular-season game hosted by Mexico in more than 16 ye..
12:43 PM ET Close NBA franchise the Miami Heat have acquired stake in multigame esports organization Misfits, the two parties announced Tuesday. With the investment, the Heat will ..
The New York Cosmos have announced that Mediacom CEO Rocco Commisso has purchased a majority stake in the struggling NASL club, and will become the club's new chairman. "Like so ma..
The amount of money bet on the College Football Playoff championship game was historic and primarily orange. More money was bet on Monday's classic between Clemson and Alabama at W..
Former Gunner Sol Campbell has urged Mesut Ozil to re-sign with Arsenal regardless of whether Arsene Wenger stays as manager. The German playmaker is currently negotiating a contra..
Oscar said he is happy with his move to Shanghai SIPG and added that the Chinese Super League can one day rival the Premier League if overseas stars continue to be drawn to its amb..
MADRID -- Atletico Madrid attacker Angel Correa admitted that his side needed to improve after they lost 3-2 at home to Las Palmas in Tuesday evening's Copa del Rey tie at the Vice..
Manchester United have agreed to sell Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton for £22 million, sources close to the deal have told ESPN FC. United manager Jose Mourinho had spoken on Friday..
Butler, who has been dealing with a fever and body aches, did not participate in Monday's shootaround and left Monday's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder in the third quarter becau..
James Harden put up the amazing numbers, but Montrezl Harrell and Eric Gordon’s games turned out to be just as impactful, if not more so. The Houston Rockets made it 21 wins in 24 ..
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Eighteen current and former female athletes have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court claiming that Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan St..
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Ben Boulware was exhausted, and the bus ride home felt interminable. He hadn't slept more than a few minutes since Clemson stunned Alabama 35-31 in Tampa, Florida,..
The winter transfer window is now in full swing! As usual, Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to which rumours are picking up steam. Check out all the latest d..
9:30 AM ET Close PHOENIX -- A 22-point lead for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second quarter Sunday turned into a tie ballgame with seconds to go in the third before the Cavs held..
DeMar DeRozan is playing "out of this world" this season. That sentiment that Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson offered recently about DeRozan's game is a common one throughout the ..
The winter transfer window is now in full swing! As usual, Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to which rumours are picking up steam. Check out all the latest d..
7:26 AM ET Close Eduardo Najera is by far the most prominent NBA player Mexico has ever produced. He appeared in 619 career regular-season games, nearly triple the combined total o..
12:00 AM ET TAMPA, Fla. -- At 12:15 a.m. ET, they came into the grandstands looking for Kathleen Swinney and Carol McIntosh. "We hate to have to do this," the College Football Play..
Dec 20, 2016 MARC GASOL IS nailing a Conor McGregor impression -- flapping his arms wildly as he struts down the floor of Staples Center just like the 5-foot-9 Irish UFC champion -..
SFgate
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Kia Motors heads into new territory with the Stinger sports sedan. Designed in Germany and based on Kia 2011 GT concept, the Stinger has the elegant looks of a European fastback. E..
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) controls the ball through the defense of Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) and guard Zach LaVine (8) in the secon..
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In a stunning decision, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is walking away from the final year of his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing less than two months after nearly win..
PARIS (AP) — France says that organizing the European soccer championships last summer provided an economic boost worth 1.2 billion euros ($1.26 billion) to the economy. According ..
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Lincoln County School District No. 2 has agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging its employees failed to protect a student from a bully he accused of --- assau..
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A statue in Buenos Aires of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been vandalized, with the head, torso and arms all being removed — leaving ..
The two stars — who combined for eight medals at the 2016 Olympics — posed at several spots in the Houston area not far from Biles' hometown of Spring, Texas for photographer James..
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former University of Southern California football player has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for running an international drug and gambling ring that also laundered..
PARIS (AP) — France says that organizing the European soccer championships last summer provided an economic boost worth 1.2 billion euros (currently $1.26 billion) to the economy. ..
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bookmakers were feeling so good about things with Alabama up 14-0 midway through the second quarter of the College Football Championship that they offered 19 point..
FILE - This April 6, 2016, file photo, shows a view of Deodoro Olympic Park canoe slalom circuit, center, and BMX circuit, right, during a flight on an army helicopter in Rio de Ja..
Three members of the defending Western Conference-champion Sharks were named NHL All-Stars on Tuesday. This is Burns’ fourth All-Star selection, the second for Pavelski, and the fi..
Jan. 9, 2017 College Football Championship — Clemson 35, Alabama 31 Dec. 31, 2016 Fiesta Bowl (CFC SF) — Clemson 31, Ohio St. 0 Jan. 11, 2016 College Football Championship — Alabam..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he'll be actively promoting measures in this year's legislative session aimed at strengthening the state's ethics rules an..
Jabrill Peppers is taking his do-it-all talent to the NFL. The Heisman Trophy finalist announced his plans Tuesday to enter the draft and skip his senior season at Michigan. “It’s ..
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A roar of approval rang around the room from hundreds of seventh- and eighth-graders as Chris "Lights Out" Lytle slid a Woodrow Wilson Middle School Pride ..
A global group of anti-doping leaders is calling for Russian teams to be excluded from international competitions while establishing a process to allow individuals from the country..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For a school where football commands most of the headlines, Florida State's basketball teams have achieved a significant milestone. Both programs are ranke..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Thank you, Clemson. College football needed this. Thank you, Alabama. A fallen champion, but thoroughly magnificent. In a sequel that proved to be even more of a..
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Hiring Ben McAdoo to replace Tom Coughlin as coach, spending a mint on the defense in free agency and picking up a couple of gems in the first two roun..
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brenda Tracy looked out from the stage at a ballroom filled with at least 3,000 football coaches and was terrified. Being invited to speak to the American F..
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2016, file photo, Sprint Cup Series driver Carl Edwards (19) greets fans during driver introductions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Martinsville Spe..
A burning effigy of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is held aloft as protestors burned representations of Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, during a march by thousa..
Sporting News
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Gymnastics does a body good. After dominating the 2016 Olympic Games, gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly Raisman traded their sparkly leotards for black bikinis, to ..
Major League Soccer has agreed to new broadcast agreements in Canada, which includes a five-year media rights extension with TSN, the league announced Tuesday. Jason Kreis says Orl..
Ronda Rousey reappeared on social media Monday, more than a week after her stunning loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. It's unclear whether the former bantamweight champion will..
January 10, 2017 4:19pm EST January 10, 2017 4:19pm EST The Cherries are looking to bring the 36-year-old in on loan for the remainder of the 2016-17 Premier League season Bournemo..
Hunter Renfrow wasn't exactly a household name heading into Monday night's national championship game, but people surely will remember him after it. The 5-11, 180-pound former walk..
It’s all happened rather quickly, but we are now in the midst of a new and glorious age of televised soccer here in the United States. Though the sport had a miniscule TV footprint..
The UConn women's basketball team still hasn't lost a game since 2014. Let's put that in perspective. Since 2014: It doesn't matter the sport. Having the focus, drive and hung..
January 10, 2017 7:45am EST January 10, 2017 7:45am EST Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are all available to pack on Ultimate Team, after they were all included in ..
Dabo Swinney, much like President-elect Donald Trump, has issues with some members of the media. Clemson's national-title winning coach used his postgame news conference instead of..
A former NBA player was arrested Monday on suspicion of breaking into a home and --- assaulting a sleeping woman. Police say Orien Greene broke into a home in Pembroke Pi..
Underdog Clemson took down a mighty Alabama team Monday night, but one man thinks his team could have beaten the 2016 champions in the title game. Homer Jordan, the quarterback for..
FIFA has voted unanimously to expand the World Cup to a 48-team tournament in 2026. The new format, which will see the finals comprising 16 groups of three teams before a 32-team k..
Derrick Rose's future with the Knicks has become increasingly uncertain in the wake of his unexcused — and unexplained — absence from Monday's game against the Pelicans, Yahoo..
Jose Mourinho has demanded a better Old Trafford atmosphere when Manchester United play Liverpool after Hull City were despatched amid eerie EFL Cup acoustics. Dominant Man Utd mak..
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Morgan Schneiderlin is "more than probably going to Everton". Dominant Man Utd make Wembley a formality "No details," Mou..
Jason Witten made Dak Prescott nervous as hell when the two first met over the summer. The Cowboys' rookie quarterback sensation admitted as much this week while appearing on an ep..
"Sun and Done" … "Shipwrecked" … "Yacht's All Folks" … "No Hands on Deck” … "Big Blue's party boat hits an iceberg in Green Bay.” There was no shortage of amusing headlines after t..
The expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams is such a terrible idea as to make the world’s soccer fans long for the days of Sepp Blatter's FIFA. Hotel raids, suits in handcuffs, ext..
Oh, to be a fly on the wall. There’s no telling what MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and President-elect Donald Trump discussed during their meeting Tuesday in New York, but the mind ..
CONCORD, N.C. — From a competition standpoint, the Feb. 18 Clash at Daytona International Speedway will mark the beginning of the 2017 NASCAR season.   From the standpoint of ..
That football game Monday night was fun, wasn’t it?  Those of us who stayed up through the end of an epic championship contest between Alabama and Clemson were rewarded with o..
Detroit Free Press
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When: 8:30 p.m. Where: United Center, Chicago. TV: Fox Sports Detroit, WGN. Game notes: About 10 seasons ago, the Red Wings were rolling, on their way to another division title, as..
1. Florida State: The Seminoles stumbled out of the gate this past season before hitting another gear following a loss to Clemson in October. With valuable experience under their b..
When: 10:30 p.m. Where: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, Calif. TV: Fox Sports Detroit-plus. Game notes: Both teams are scratching to get back within the top eight of their respective ..
Derrick Rose was mysteriously absent as the New York Knicks took on the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, and little is known regarding his whereabouts. Rose was scratched from the s..
The Detroit Tigers continue to add minor league players. The latest are a trio of corner infielders that, according to the Triple-A International League transactions wire, have bee..
Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez debate whether the Lions can win without a star playmaker on offense or defense, and why GM Bob Quinn must strike gold th..
Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez debate whether the Lions can win without a star playmaker on offense or defense, and why GM Bob Quinn must strike gold th..
Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez debate whether the Lions can win without a star playmaker on offense or defense, and why GM Bob Quinn must strike gold th..
Looking for a bar to have a few drinks near the 2017 North American International Auto Show? Here's your list of places to grab a cold one in downtown Detroit. From sports bar..
Even before the clock hits zero in the national championship game in Tampa on Monday, we already have begun thinking about 2017. Though the confetti hasn't even fallen yet on ..
Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez debate whether the Lions can win without a star playmaker on offense or defense, and why GM Bob Quinn must strike gold th..
Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez debate whether the Lions can win without a star playmaker on offense or defense, and why GM Bob Quinn must strike gold th..
Former Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning and head coach Steve Spurrier are among 10 players and three coaches who will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame Class o..
Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez debate whether the Lions can win without a star playmaker on offense or defense, and why GM Bob Quinn must strike gold th..
Former Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning and head coach Steve Spurrier are among 10 players and three coaches who will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame Class o..
GRAND RAPIDS — Eighteen more women have filed a lawsuit against Michigan State University and doctor Larry Nassar alleging --- assault, battery, molestation ..
GRAND RAPIDS — Eighteen more women have filed a lawsuit against Michigan State University and doctor Larry Nassar alleging --- assault, battery, molestation ..
Sports Illustrated
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Get ready, Houston. SI Swimsuit is coming. And tickets for the VIBES by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit festival are officially on sale! The highly anticipated event at Post HTX kicks ..
Read about the latest sports tech news, innovations, ideas and products that impact players, fans and the sports industry at SportTechie.com. A few minutes of speaking with Pa..
Sports bookmakers in Nevada estimated that about $15 million to $20 million was placed on Monday night's national championship between Clemson and Alabama. Clemson defeated Alabama..
The Clemson Tigers clinched a national championship with a touchdown pass in the closing seconds of Monday’s title game, and like most dramatic events in sports, it sounded better ..
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A statue in Buenos Aires of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been vandalized, with the head, torso and arms all being removed—leaving on..
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is expected to announce that he will retire from racing effective immediately, according to multiple media reports. Edwards, 37, spent 13 years in the Cu..
The editors of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED occasionally publish reviews, guides, and other product-focused articles. Those articles may recommend products or services to our readers or view..
Five months after turning heads in Rio as a part of the Fab Five, U.S. Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly Raisman are ditching their leotards for bikinis.  That's right, fo..
This is an autopilot thought but it’s worth writing again: When ESPN avoids its Baylessian tendencies and channels its assets into smart editorial and programming, it’s an unmatche..
On Dec. 8 at Arrowhead Stadium, Tyreek Hill caught a 36-yard touchdown pass from Alex Smith and returned a punt 78 yards for another score as the Chiefs beat the Raiders 21–13 in W..
TAMPA — Eddie Jackson saw it coming. One of the leaders of the Alabama team who has been sidelined by a broken leg since September, stood just a few feet away from Nick Saban ..
Michigan junior Jabrill Peppers, who captivated the country with his dynamism and versatility on his way to becoming a Heisman Trophy finalist this season, told Sports Illustrated ..
A jarring thought occurred to me recently: Many people who never covered a day of the Steroid Era are voting for the Hall of Fame. Writers accrue their voting rights after holding ..
A jarring thought occurred to me recently: many people who never covered a day of the Steroid Era are voting for the Hall of Fame. Writers accrue their voting rights after holding ..
The following is excerpted from Furious George by George Karl. Copyright © 2016 by George Karl. Re-printed with permission of Harper, an imprint of Harper Collins Publish..
This story appears in the January 16, 2017, issue of Sports Illustrated. To subscribe, click here. After putting Clemson in position to win the championship that had eluded the sch..
Welcome to the first SI.com Bubble Watch of the 2016–17 college basketball season. There are still two months of basketball remaining between now and Selection Sunday, and the bubb..
Forbes
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At Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, as part of her broader, politically-charged speech, Meryl Streep took a backhanded swipe at the preferences underlying a mass culture that va..
Social media is buzzing and one of the Top Worldwide trends being discussed today is in regards to the shocking news announced regarding NASCAR star Carl Edwards who is apparently ..
Would you pay for sports content? At first, it seems unjustifiable in a world wherein you are able to acquire free information immediately through social channels such as Twitter a..
DeShaun Watson and the Clemson Tigers did the unthinkable on Monday night. They stopped the roll of the Alabama Crimson Tide to win college football's national championship. We kno..
Last night, Clemson University defeated the University of Alabama 35-31 in the college football national championship game.  The victory should bring many milli..
According to our estimates, the Performance Apparel segment is Under Armour‘s most important division, accounting for nearly 50% of its valuation. This segment is likely to account..
The WWE is still in Louisiana for Smackdown on Tuesday. John Cena will take on Baron Corbin and we're going to learn more about the Blue Brand's involvement in the Royal Rumble. He..
By Marianne Hayes At the start of every year, you likely spend time combing through your budget, looking for expenses to cut so you can make good on your resolution to save more. A..
In my quest of uncovering what it takes to build a great company I’ve had the privilege of interviewing 750 top CEOs. I’ve recognized that many CEOs learn their best leadership ins..
TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers (L) and linebacker Ben Boulware #10 (C) celebrate after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 to win the 20..
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 08: Actresses Priyanka Chopra (L) and Sofia Vergara attend the 18th Annual Post-Golden Globes Party hosted by Warner Bros. Pictures and InStyle at The B..
As it publishes its annual report today, the U.K.'s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) reveals it has asked the government for more oversight powers. The independent regulator's rol..
Whether it’s your first, second, or third year reading my annual dividend stock picks, I’m excited to share my top retirement income picks for 2017.  My theme for the year is ..
By now, every Texas Rangers fan has seen renderings of the $1B stadium HKS will design for the MLB team just south of Globe Life Park. HKS, the go-to stadium designer in North Texa..
The Alabama Crimson Tide went into last night’s national championship game against the Clemson Tigers with—on paper, at least—more talented players. Alabama had 4 first-team AP All..
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: DJ Moby performs onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Get..
Fox News
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina –  A statue in Buenos Aires of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been vandalized, with the head, torso and arms all being removed — leaving..
The 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue will feature at least two Olympic gold medalists. Aly Raisman and Simone Biles, 22 and 19 respectively, swapped out t..
Dec 26, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) celebrates a touchdown with center Joe Looney (73) and center Travis Frederick (72) in the third ..
Jan 7, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) follows the puck in the second period against the Ottawa Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre. Th..
A rollercoaster season for the New York Knicks continued Monday night as the team played without point guard Derrick Rose. Rose wasn’t out with an injury. But no one has clarified ..
Aug 17, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Toronto Argonauts quarterback Ricky Ray (15) is sacked by BC Lions defensive tackle Alex Bazzie (53) and defensive end Khreem Smith (94) at ..
Offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk became the second Wisconsin Badgers player to leave school early as he declared for the NFL Draft on Tuesday. Ramczyk joins linebacker T.J. Watt, who ..
Mar 14, 2016; Lakeland, FL, USA; Fans populate the grassy knoll outfield during the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Me..
A Michigan doctor accused of --- abusing gymnasts was sued Tuesday by 18 women and girls, the latest legal action over alleged assaults, mostly at his clinic at Michigan State..
Kids with behavioral problems may do better in school when they get to play virtual-reality games on stationary bikes instead of participating in traditional gym class activities, ..
Clemson beat Alabama in the national championship game on Monday night, 35-31, a thrilling end to a very good college football season. The Tigers won the game with a play run with ..
Alliance MMA -- the only current mixed martial arts organization that is publicly traded -- has acquired Suckerpunch Entertainment, one of the top management companies in the busin..
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Ronda Rousey's last two fights haven't gone the way she wanted, to say the very least. Following a one-year hiatus after her loss to Holly Holm, Rousey took on Amanda Nunes recentl..
John Terry's sending off against Peterborough might well have been one of his last actions in a Chelsea shirt. The Blues skipper is only under contract until the end of the season ..
A statue of Lionel Messi was unveiled in Buenos Aires last year during Argentina’s campaign to convince him to reconsider retiring from international football. The sculpture can be..
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios is no stranger to controversy and he lived up to his reputation on Monday night when he changed into a t-shirt which read 'F*** Donald Trump' du..
Liverpool’s Europa League quarter-final tie at home to Borussia Dortmund last April will live long in the memory. It was a truly fantastic game. Liverpool looked dead and buried wh..
Although Andy Murray is only 29-years-old, and perhaps at the peak of his already illustrious career, he is already beginning to plan ahead for the future. Murray ended 2016 as the..
30-year-olds usually don’t have breakout seasons in the NBA. However, Utah Jazz point guard George Hill is proving that in the right system and with a starter’s allotment of minute..
The former world number one and seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has admitted, ahead of his return at the Australian Open, that he had a conversation with his wife Mirka..
Not for the first time in his Manchester United career, the much-maligned Marouane Fellaini popped up with an important goal for the Red Devils on Tuesday evening. The Belgian’s 87..
Eddie Hearn has revealed he is exploring the idea of moving into the world of MMA. With the demand for mixed martial arts continually on the rise, the head of Matchroom Boxing conf..
Around this time last week, news broke that Odell Beckham Jr and several other New York Giants wide receivers took a boat trip to Miami on their day off, which ultimately caused a ..
Was Jose Mourinho actually Sir Alex Ferguson’s number one choice to replace him as Manchester United manager in 2013? We’ll probably never know - Ferguson, a close friend of his su..
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CLEARWATER — Bright House Field is no more. Relax, sports fans. The 8,500-seat ballpark still sits just west of U.S. 19 in Clearwater. But call it Spectrum Field from here on out. ..
TAMPA — As Mayor Bob Buckhorn left the Tampa Convention Center on Tuesday, he left a parting message with College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock. "Let's do it aga..
LOS ANGELES — The rosters for the NHL All-Star Game are brimming with top-shelf talent, though they lack an unusual fan-picked favorite like John Scott. Rookies Auston Matthews and..
We asked our college football crew to talk about some of their favorite moments from covering the playoffs this season. TOM JONES Hello, Lane. How ya doin'? It's two days before th..
A city has emerged in the parking lot of a football stadium. Restaurants and bars. A zip line and a concert stage. Merchandise booths and backyard barbecues. All populated by tens ..
Times Wires Yahoo was already a shell of its former self. Now part of the company is getting an obscure new name: Altaba. When Verizon agreed to buy the company for $4.8 billion in..
• Tuesday's temperatures should warm up to the low 70s by the afternoon as the area goes through a warming trend through Friday, according to 10Weather WTSP. • While some of you ma..
While 74,000-plus fans and hundreds of accredited media enjoyed the college football national championship game live at Raymond James Stadium, the rest of us were left to watch on ..
TAMPA — When it came to moving crowds before Monday night's college football championship, the challenges were well-known, the plan was proven and the reviews were good. On the mor..
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AUTOS EDWARDS TO WALK AWAY CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In a stunning decision, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is walking away from the final year of his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing less than ..
TAMPA — They sat at their lockers, seemingly more stunned than sad, more shocked than upset. They exchanged long hugs, but very few words. They shook their heads, but shed very few..
Bulls fans awoke Tuesday morning to a milestone: For the first time ever, USF has finished a college football season ranked in the Associated Press poll. The Bulls (11-2) were 19th..
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NBA 7 p.m. Chicago at Washington » CSN, WFED (1500 AM) 7:30 p.m. Boston at Toronto » NBA TV 10:30 p.m. Miami at Golden State » NBA TV NHL 8 p.m. Boston at St. Louis » NBC Sports Ne..
Meryl Streep gave a sweeping, serious speech at the Golden Globes when receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. She championed press freedoms, criticized Dona..
The University of Michigan will have to make due without star player Jabrill Peppers next season because he’ll likely be in the NFL. On Tuesday, the junior Heisman Trophy finalist,..
At 4 feet 9 and 5 feet 2, respectively, Simone Biles and Aly Raisman may not be as tall as the typical supermodels who grace the pages Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue, b..
MONTREAL — As the Washington Capitals skated onto the ice at Bell Sports Complex on Sunday afternoon, Lars Eller was hit with a sense of deja vu. For six seasons with the Cana..
Ronda Rousey did not have much to say before her fight with Amanda Nunes, and since that 48-second loss, she’s been mostly mum. However, the former UFC champion broke her soci..
Lionel Messi suffered quite a pair of blows Monday. On the same day Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, his longtime rival, was given a major FIFA award at the expense of the Argentinean..
Defensive ends Chris Baker and Ricky Jean Francois were the standout players along a line that was short on standout plays. (Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports) Impending free agents: Ch..
The World Cup is growing by 50 percent, but will it be half as good? FIFA decided Tuesday to fiddle with the planet’s most popular sports competition, increasing the number of team..
During his 14 seasons at Baylor, Scott Drew has often focused on developing a daunting defense and in 2010, the Bears rode the strength of that defense straight to the Elite Eight...
TAMPA — For days and years and decades to come in the town of Clemson, through swaths of South Carolina and in fervent Clemson pockets beyond, they’ll talk about the nerve-ravaging..
With a nice little assist from Joe Buck and Troy Aikman and their repeated references to New York’s favorite tabloid story, many NFL media members and fans spent Sunday evening and..
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Michael Alo, one of the best football players in the history of Banning High and a two-time City Section player of the year, died on Monday, Coach John Aponte said. He was 55. Alo ..
League play officially begins for most schools in basketball, and there are three huge league openers on Tuesday night. First up is Chino Hills (16-0) hosting Damien (15-1) in a Ba..
After 13 consecutive victories in nonleague games, University opened its Western League season on Monday night with a road game at Palisades. It didn't go well. Palisades made 11 t..
A month after the terms were initially agreed on, the Dodgers on Tuesday formally announced a five-year, $80-million contract with closer Kenley Jansen. Jansen had embarked on his ..
Minutes after connecting with Clemson teammate Hunter Renfrow for a two-yard touchdown pass with one second remaining to lift the Tigers to their first national championship since ..
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is retiring from the sport less than two months after nearly winning his first Cup championship, two people with knowledge of the situation told the Asso..
Clemson won. Alabama lost. Except it wasn’t that clear-cut, was it? When Deshaun Watson’s short flick was caught in the end zone by Hunter Renfrow, there was one second remaining o..
 Dior Homme creative director Kris Van Assche has tapped a fresh, cross-generational cast of subversive faces to front the house’s latest advertising campaign –..
As Snap Inc. moves toward an expected initial public offering this year, it’s natural to expect increased predictability and transparency from a company that has thr..
I’m Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don’t want you to miss today. TOP STORIES Sessions’ Session in the Senate The Senate will h..
Every city that wants to host the Olympic Games must include, as part of its bid, an economic impact forecast. These independent reports, commissioned by the bid committee, usually..
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The 2016 football season ended less than 24 hours ago. Next year started immediately. After Alabama lost to Clemson in the national title game, the Crimson Tide was already being p..
Alabama was one second away from back-to-back national championship and a fifth national championship in the last eight years. Instead, the Tide suffered a crushing loss and its fi..
How do you follow-up a season of high school wrestling perfection? Do it again, of course. In short, that’s the goal of Fultondale junior Macon Edwards, one of Alabama's top high s..
Not even 24 hours have passed since Clemson unseated Alabama atop the college football world, so naturally, media outlets from across the nation are taking way-too-early looks at t..
NASCAR star Carl Edwards ended his 2016 season with a late-race crash with Joey Logano in the Cup Series' final race, and that may be the final chapter in his racing life. Multiple..
The Alabama locker room was clearing out when Eli Gold took the elevator down from the press box. It was about 1:15 a.m. and the voice of Crimson Tide sports was heading out o..
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney took time during his post-game press conference after his Tigers defeated Alabama 35-31 for the CFP national championship to call out radio personality C..
To no one's surprise, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson confirmed Monday night he'll forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Watson went out on top in his college career,..
The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office has arrested three teenagers in connection with a graffiti case in the Sweet Gum Village subdivision in December of 2016. BCSO Spokesman Anthony..
If there were lingering questions about Alabama's loss to Clemson, it surrounded two fourth-quarter touchdowns scored by the Tigers. Were they legal? Could the referees have called..
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The quality of Antonio Conte signing Marcos Alonso has been called into question by former Chelsea hero Ray Wilkins. The ex-Blue believes Chelsea made a huge error in allowing Ryan..
Manchester United star Juan Mata has revealed Jose Mourinho’s half-time words of wisdom that inspired the team to beat Hull City. The Red Devils defeated the Tigers 2-0 in the firs..
Chelsea ace Nathan Ake will become very important for the Blues, according to former teammate Artur Boruc. The goalkeeper, who played alongside the defender at Bournemouth, believe..
Charlie Nicholas has backed Adam Lallana to be the difference maker in Liverpool’s EFL semi-final against Southampton. The former Arsenal man has been seriously impressed with the ..
Haseeb Hameed hopes his opening partnership with Alastair Cook continues despite questions being raised over the Test captain’s future. Cook, 32, has been considering his options f..
Jurgen Klopp’s Reds will make the trip to Old Trafford on Sunday to try and maintain the pressure on leaders Chelsea. Vital Manchester United star missing from squad ahead of Hull ..
At least, that’s what experts are warning. As more and more kids get sucked into a black hole of iPad games, losing interest in things like sports and reading, their parents are be..
When you just want to get the hygge away from it all. Hygge must be one of the most annoying trends of 2016. Why Lake Lucerne not Lake Como or Lake Bled should be your next weekend..
After the excitement of Christmas dies down, life can seem a little bleak. Thought a cinema was just about the films? These 12 stunning ones will change that January is cold and da..
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After Clemson’s last-second victory over Alabama in last night's dramatic National Championship game, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney had some choice words for Fox Sports host Colin Cowh..
After Clemson’s last-second victory over Alabama in last night's dramatic National Championship game, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney had some choice words for Fox Sports host Colin Cowh..
The winter months are filled with many parties, work gatherings, traveling, sweets, and alcoholic drinks. Staying fit during these months is extremely important both physically and..
Currently, Joel Embiid is Philadelphia sports. Thanks to his big personality, dominating game, and engaging social-media skills, the Sixers rookie has quickly become one of th..
Temple at Connecticut Wednesday at 9 p.m., Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Conn. Records: Temple (10-7, 1-3 American Athletic Conference): UConn, (6-9, 1-3). TV/radio: CBS Sports Network/..
This week, Comcast warned the City of Philadelphia it might sue if Mayor Kenney didn’t veto a wage discrimination bill - but it wasn't the first time the cable and Internet behemot..
As far as playoff openers go, Oakland at Houston was the equivalent of getting dealt a non-suited poker hand of two, four, six, eight and nine. Fold and play the next one. On Sunda..
GROWING UP in Northeast Philly, I played everything. Football, basketball, baseball. Only trouble was, all I knew as a young fan were bad times. The Eagles stunk. So did the Sixers..
Temple (10-7 overall, 1-3 American Athletic Conference)  at Connecticut (6-9, 1-3) When: Wednesday, 9 p.m. Gampel Pavilion (10,167), Storrs, Connecticut. Television: CBS Sport..
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Meryl Streep angered some athletes and fans with disparaging comments about football and MMA in her Golden Globes speech on Sunday night, but as far as DeAndre Jordan's concerned, ..
Some Alabama players took exception to Clemson's game-winning touchdown, deeming it to be an illegal pick play that should have been called offensive pass interference. Tigers head..
P.J. Fleck appears to be wasting no time in making his mark on the Minnesota football program, as a source told Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated that Ohio State co-offensive coord..
It's 10 days into the new year, and even after the Minnesota Twins reportedly set a deadline of last week to trade second baseman Brian Dozier, he remains in the organization. The ..
The Baltimore Orioles' spring complex in Sarasota, Fla., may be emptier than usual come reporting day. Despite being a little over one month away from the start of spring training,..
Despite the Minnesota Twins constantly asking the Dodgers for more in a trade that would send the slugging second baseman to Chavez Ravine, it doesn't seem like L.A. is budging. Th..
Alabama isn't the only one who took a loss Monday night. Las Vegas sportsbooks were on the receiving end of historic losses thanks to underdog Clemson pulling off the victory. Book..
Dabo Swinney touted Deshaun Watson for the Heisman Trophy all season, and on Monday the quarterback sure looked like an award winner, even if he didn't have the hardware to show fo..
Deshaun Watson said he was the best player in college football. Then he went out and backed it up. In a performance nearly identical to that of Texas quarterback Vince Young in the..
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A statue in Buenos Aires of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been vandalized, with the head, torso and arms all being removed — leaving ..
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bookmakers were feeling so good about things with Alabama up 14-0 midway through the second quarter of the College Football Championship that they offered 19 point..
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Almost five months after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ended, another venue is struggling to find a use. Rio de Janeiro’s city hall said Tuesday that the Deodor..
Julian Assange defended WikiLeaks’ publishing strategy, denied ties to Russia, and read out the previous night’s sports scores to prove he’s still alive on a live video Tuesday mor..
NEW YORK (AP) — The son of a former Florida school board member pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiracy charges in a bitcoin case, acknowledging he participated in a money exchange ..
FILE – In this Sunday, July 10, 2016 file photo, Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the trophy at the end of the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France ..
The 11-member class will be permanently recognized at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Washington Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall ..
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In a stunning decision, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is walking away from the final year of his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing less than two months after nearl..
ZURICH (AP) — The United States and Mexico could team up and meet FIFA’s need for the biggest-ever World Cup in 2026 being staged by the most host nations. Canada has also joined t..
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By Bud Shaw, cleveland.com, January 10, 2017 CLEVELAND, Ohio - You Said It was created on the premise that the only thing Cleveland sports fans needed more than a championship was ..
NEW YORK (AP) -- Olympic champion gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly Raisman are vaulting into a new arena: the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The two stars -- who combined for eigh..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Forget Madden NFL 17 or the NBA 2K series. You could make a case that the best sports video game of 2017 was MLB the Show 16. Fans who agree should keep an eye ou..
CLEVELAND, Ohio – End-to-end efforts highlight the cleveland.com Boys Basketball Top Plays for Jan. 3-8. First, vote for the top plays of the week by watching the above video and v..
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Here are the latest boys basketball top performances nominated for “Game Balls” from Jan. 2-8. Players are nominated by coaches and selected by the cleveland.com ..
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- First, the Fiesta Bowl MVP after a shutout over Ohio State. Then, MVP of the national championship game with that clutch last-second TD pass against Alabama. Now..
MEDINA, Ohio – Never shy to take the open shot, Elyria’s Antonio Blanton delivered one of his biggest this boys basketball season despite an off night. Blanton shook his cold strea..
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Point Guard Kyrie Irving, medical researcher Lydia Kisley of Mentor and some other Greater Clevelanders are among Forbes annual "30 ..
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Man United boss Jose Mourinho has said Morgan Schneiderlin is “probably” going to Everton after he revealed a deal is “close”. The French midfielder has been the subject of strong ..
The breakdown of the voting at the FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been revealed – and it will come as no surprise to hear that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi did not vote fo..
Jose Mourinho has embraced the presence of Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, with some of the new manager’s gestures towards the Scot now revealed. The shadow of former boss ..
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling insists he is looking to end the season with a bang after lifting the lid on the tension he had with Jose Mourinho over his fitness. A bum..
Liverpool fans feel Jurgen Klopp was right to get sell Jordon Ibe this summer, Arsenal fans consider if Mesut Ozil should be sacrificed to get rid of Arsene Wenger and Man Utd’s im..
Everton have made Hull an offer for Ahmed Elmohamady and are among the frontrunners for Jose Fonte, according to one of Tuesday’s transfer rumours… Arsenal are set to miss out on h..
There is more speculation about an Arsenal youngster while West Ham will rebuff Chelsea’s efforts to sign Michail Antonio, according to Tuesday’s transfer rumours… Arsenal are set ..
One of Jurgen Klopp’s former players has sparked speculation about a Liverpool move, while Morgan Schneiderlin is close to joining Everton in a £24million deal – according to Tuesd..