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Titans stun Chiefs on Succop's last-second field goal Titans stun Chiefs on Succop's last-second field goal
- December 19, 2016

Running back DeMarco Murray ran for 89 yards on 18 carries while Derrick Henry ran for 58 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries for the Titans. Rather than kick the extra point for a tie, Titans coach Mike Mularkey chose to attempt a two-point conversion. (more...)
India beat Belgium to win Junior Hockey World Cup after 15 years
- December 19, 2016

For Belgium, this was their second biggest defeat of the year, after losing to Argentina 0-1 in the Rio Olympics final. In the process of winning their second title, India achieved another first as this was the first time that a host nation has won the Cup in 11 editions. (more...)
Cards cut Floyd following arrest Cards cut Floyd following arrest
- December 17, 2016

The announcement comes just two days after Floyd was arrested on DUI charges. The Cardinals cut wide receiver Michael Floyd following his arrest for a DUI on Monday. 12, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. The 27-year-old was third on the Cardinals with 33 receptions for 446 yards and four touchdowns - on pace for the worst statistical season of his career. (more...)
Patriots claim Floyd 1 day after Cardinals release him
- December 16, 2016

The 27-year-old hasn't had his best year either, catching just 33 passes in 13 games for 446 yards and four touchdowns. A day after being cut by the Arizona Cardinals, Michael Floyd has found a new National Football League home in New England. (more...)
Tuesday forecast: Cloudy with scattered showers Tuesday forecast: Cloudy with scattered showers
- December 15, 2016

North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill readings 17 below to 27 below zero. Wednesday Night - A 40 percent chance of rain. Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Scattered Showers (30-40%). Gusts up to 25 miles per hour in the afternoon. (more...)
Bobsled, skeleton officials moving worlds out of Russia
- December 14, 2016

Russian sports minister Pavel Kolobkov expressed his surprise, saying: "There is an agreement for the organisation of these world championships that no one has terminated". "Especially for skeleton, Latvia and some other countries are our competitors but they have said they will not attend". Anderson added: "I have been re-assured that it (the re-testing of samples) remains their highest priority but I am also aware the situation should not be sped along just because we stand to potentially ... (more...)
Ashwin spins India to a series win Ashwin spins India to a series win
- December 14, 2016

With India finishing the formalities early, the crowd was in for a treat as team India lead by captain Virat Kohli took a victory lap and acknowledged the support of the fans. At one point, emotions then threatened to boil over as Ashwin approached and exchanged words with James Anderson as he came into bat. England's preparations for the final Test were put back after it was announced that their first scheduled practice session in Chennai had been cancelled due to Cyclone Vardah. (more...)
Ryan sticks with QB Taylor; focuses on Bills facing Browns Ryan sticks with QB Taylor; focuses on Bills facing Browns
- December 14, 2016

I told you guys I never knew anything about it until I came out there to see. "I can't say enough about the run game, and when I talk about the run game, it's not just Le'Veon Bell - our guys out front did a heck of a job", coach Mike Tomlin said. (more...)
Seattle's Sherman has strong words about Thursday games
- December 14, 2016

I'd hate to split hairs over just what is and isn't a "poopfest", but it's fair to say National Football League fans have noticed a difference in the quality of play between National Football League games played on Thursday nights and Sunday afternoons. (more...)
Wenger wants Arsenal to learn from past failures in Champions League
- December 14, 2016

Bayern , who have reached the last three semi-finals after winning the title in 2013, will pleased to have avoided Barcelona, who have a tricky encounter against French champions PSG. However, Leicester's best chance of progression may be if Sevilla turn up for their game on a Thursday night instead, having not realized that one can play European soccer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. (more...)
Hamilton won't get Mercedes team-mate say - Wolff
- December 12, 2016

Formula One supremo Ecclestone doesn't think so. Despite Hamilton's best efforts, Rosberg clung on to second position, scoring the podium finish he needed to be world champion. Rosberg announced his retirement last Friday and dominant Mercedes have no need to advertise the hottest vacancy in Formula One, with anyone remotely qualified banging on their door. (more...)
Rockets overcome Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double Rockets overcome Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double
- December 12, 2016

Despite trailing by double digits in the fourth quarter, OKC made things interesting late in the game by clawing back within one point, but the Thunder couldn't regain the lead and ultimately dropped its fifth home-game of the season. The NBA record is nine in a row by Philadelphia's Wilt Chamberlain in March 1968. Thunder coach Billy Donovan was called for a technical foul in the second quarter after a no-call against Beverley. (more...)
Catching up on the Dexter Fowler buzz
- December 12, 2016

Fowler was undoubtedly a catalyst for Chicago's offense next season, and the jump-start he provides could be enough to get the Cards back in the postseason in 2017. Fowler is a switch hitter with a.268 career batting average and a.366 career on base percentage. Epstein knew there was a strong chance that Fowler would wind up in St. (more...)
Stick, N Dakota St beat S Dakota St in FCS quarterfinals
- December 11, 2016

That stellar half helped vault top-seeded NDSU to a 36-10 victory against rival South Dakota State at Gate City Bank Field before 18,285 fans. But the Bison took over, dominating time of possession, rolling up running yards and making crucial third-down plays to put it away in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania
- December 11, 2016

Goldsmith, who was appointed to the bench by President Barack Obama in 2010, wrote in an order that the recount "shall commence and must continue until further order of this court". Maazel, a lawyer spearheading the recount suit in a news conference today. The ruling, which was announced around 12:30 a.m. Monday, will make it more likely for recount efforts to be completed ahead of the December 13 deadline. (more...)
Mayfield and Westbrook Named Heisman Finalists
- December 09, 2016

The others nominees are: Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson , Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook, and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson. Jackson is the favorite to win the award, after compiling 4,928 yards of total offense, along with a nation-leading 51 touchdowns. Get lines on all of the college football bowl games and bet on the Heisman Trophy right here! Mayfield and Westbrook have been a dynamic combination, and late in the season No. (more...)
Chiefs hold off Raiders 21-13 to take control of AFC West Chiefs hold off Raiders 21-13 to take control of AFC West
- December 09, 2016

You understand the importance of the stakes, but you must also take this game like everyone else. The always important fourth quarter to be played in 14 degree temps. Michael Crabtree has also fared well against division opponents with five touchdown grabs in his past eight against the AFC West. Balancing the throw game is running back Latavius Murray who is tied for third in the National Football League with 11 rushing scores. (more...)
Police disburse unruly Penn State fans after victory _ again
- December 09, 2016

On Sunday, it produced a final four of Alabama , Clemson, Ohio State and Washington , the semifinals of which will be sorted out on New Year's Eve. Clemson finished No. 3 in The Associated Press Top 25, a spot behind Ohio State . While the Nittany Lions might be disappointed about not getting into the playoff , they have landed nicely on their feet. (more...)
Late errors prove costly for Man United, Liverpool
- December 09, 2016

Aside from the late goal, a big talking point from a low-quality game was a crude tackle from United defender Marcos Rojo in the 16th that might have justified a red card but only earned him a yellow. "It was insane and I think the celebrations showed that". "I'd be happy for them". Howe took charge of his 300th game as manager of the Cherries at Arsenal last week, but a 3-1 defeat meant he could not celebrate. (more...)
Gasol, Douglas lead Grizzlies past Trail Blazers, 88-86 Gasol, Douglas lead Grizzlies past Trail Blazers, 88-86
- December 09, 2016

Crabbe has at least 14 points in his last four games. The Portland Trail Blazers have developed a distinct style in their four-plus seasons under head coach Terry Stotts. T. Orr. I played with him in Miami. But that was as close as the Trail Blazers got. The teams traded leads again on two free throws from Evan Turner to put the Blazers up one and two free throws on the other end from Douglas. (more...)