Monday December 18-th, 2017

Kevin Steele to be next defensive coordinator at Auburn Kevin Steele to be next defensive coordinator at Auburn

The search for Auburn's newest defensive coordinator has reportedly ended. LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele has emerged as the leading candidate for the same position at Auburn, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. The hiring would make for a fa...

Tennessee high school basketball players charged with raping, assaulting teammate Tennessee high school basketball players charged with raping, assaulting teammate

The three accused players have been kicked off the team, and were served with juvenile petitions for the aggravated rape and aggravated assault charges against them on Monday. The boy confided in his relative that during the attack, he thought he was...

Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals rematch on Christmas draws nearly 11 million viewers

Work on the other aspects of your game. Former Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson criticized Stephen Curry for the influence of his three-point shooting on young basketball players during Friday night's game against the Cleveland Cav...

Peyton Manning inactive in week 16 Peyton Manning inactive in week 16

Kubiak also outlined a different rehab schedule for Manning, who had returned to the practice field last week. Although Coach Gary Kubiak refused to characterize it as a setback, he did put it this way: "the progress stopped last Thursday".

Rams notebook: Rams rookie Gurley gets 1000 Rams notebook: Rams rookie Gurley gets 1000

Due to make $6.75-million next year with no cap hit if he's cut, you have to think the Bucs move on with Verner after this season. Now, maybe there will be some chicanery where the Rams move to LA and St. Keenum got the ball out early, and gave them ...

Three Clemson Players Suspended From Orange Bowl For Failing Drug Tests Three Clemson Players Suspended From Orange Bowl For Failing Drug Tests

Clemson Athletic Department officials had not confirmed the reports as of 10:25 Tuesday night, but head coach Dabo Swinney is expected to address the reports during a Wednesday morning press conference. All three are backups, but Cain has been an i...

Hoyer expected to start for Texans against Jags Hoyer expected to start for Texans against Jags

Since that did not happen, the Texans head into the final week of the season still looking to clinch the third playoff berth in team history. "I think it was easy because he's a smart guy, he has a very high football IQ", Hopkins said. In the recei...

Liverpool were never under pressure - Klopp Liverpool were never under pressure - Klopp

The injury-prone worldwide has been sidelined since his side's 2-0 defeat to Newcastle United at the start of the month, in which he appeared as a 62nd-minute substitute. Origi  damaged a hamstring in Liverpool's 1-0 win over Leicester City and had t...

Wisconsin RBs coach expects Corey Clement to play vs. USC Wisconsin RBs coach expects Corey Clement to play vs. USC

USC regrouped to win four straight October 24-Nov. This is only the 12th time that the Trojans enter a bowl unranked. The Trojans fell 41-22 to fifth-ranked Stanford in that contest. 2 Alabama in the season opener, UW did not give up its next 35 po...

Vikings rout Giants to clinch playoff berth Vikings rout Giants to clinch playoff berth

This rare top-to-bottom organizational harmony is potentially the most dominant piece of an extremely complex and differently interpreted viewpoint that may only be encapsulated through the simple statement: This team  feels  different. They are doin...

Odell Beckham Jr. Apologizes for Behavior, Suspension Upheld Odell Beckham Jr. Apologizes for Behavior, Suspension Upheld

National Football League official spokesperson Michael Signora announced the suspension on Monday after Beckham had three personal fouls called against him during the Giants' 38-35 loss to the Panthers at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. "I'll be the rea...

Wisconsin Basketball Coach Bo Ryan Announces Immediate Retirement Wisconsin Basketball Coach Bo Ryan Announces Immediate Retirement

Though they had a shocking road victory against Syracuse, there were losses versus Oklahoma, UW Milwaukee, and Marquette. Wisconsin, meanwhile, has eight freshmen on the team, most in the nation. He also was effective in building star players such ...

Peyton Manning denies allegation of HGH use

Manning has lashed out at the allegations and is even considering a defamation lawsuit against Al Jazeera, the publisher of the report. Sly recanted his story to Al Jazeera after he had admitted to using "made up" information. "It's completely fabr...

Steelers keep AFC North up for grabs, Bengals lose Dalton Steelers keep AFC North up for grabs, Bengals lose Dalton

Dalton's hand, reportedly does not need surgery to heal and if the team gets through this game against the Niners, then he will be evaluated on a weekly basis. Denver (10-3) visits Heinz Field on Sunday and is coming off an ugly second-half collapse ...

NFL Playoff Scenarios Heading into Week 16 NFL Playoff Scenarios Heading into Week 16

That leaves 5 teams - the New York NY Jets, Pittsburgh, Denver, Houston & Indianapolis - nonetheless in a rivalry for 3 remaining spots. A Broncos' triumph would clinch a playoff spot for them. That should serve as a good reminder that, even the most...

Could the Raiders eventually land in San Diego? Could the Raiders eventually land in San Diego?

The play of the game came early in the second quarter. Chargers head coach Mike McCoy said Gordon suffered cartilage damage that will require surgery, and the team will run further tests to evaluate how to move forward. Team executives have propose...

Seahawks' Thomas Rawls done for the year with broken ankle Seahawks' Thomas Rawls done for the year with broken ankle

DuJuan Harris  got most of the workload with Rawls out and finished with 42  yards  on 18 carries. With Rawls certainly done for the year and Lynch's timetable uncertain, the three current Seahawks running backs have a big opportunity to demonstrate ...

Tyler Eifert out for Cincinnati Bengals Tyler Eifert out for Cincinnati Bengals

With two straight losses on second half collapses, it's clear that this Denver team is in need of a spark. "Yeah, that's why he's a great player". It would be understandable if both teams feel a little pressure on Monday night; but according to ...

Notre Dame focused on Friday, not future Notre Dame focused on Friday, not future

When you have extremely high expectations and you stumble, you're concerned - very concerned. "I love all the guys that I have met, I love all the coaches".

Melvin Gordon leaves with knee injur Melvin Gordon leaves with knee injur

After 54 years in San Diego, the Chargers have turned their attention to Los Angeles, where they are proposing a privately funded joint stadium in Carson with the Oakland Raiders. "I think the Chargers fan base will be cut down by 75 percent", he sai...

In surprise move, Pa. House expected to pass budget "framework"

Wolf and Senate Republicans, setting up a sprint toward potentially sealing a long-overdue budget deal by Christmas. Wolf's office said Friday it had gotten enough support from Democrats and moderate Republicans to pass the as-yet unwritten tax leg...

New York Giants v. Minnesota Vikings NFL Sunday Night Football game tonight New York Giants v. Minnesota Vikings NFL Sunday Night Football game tonight

The Vikings could not only get to the playoffs, but potentially win the division, if they grab a win here and defeat Green Bay in their final game. They came back from a four-touchdown deficit last week to push the Panthers, but that was with Odell B...

Peyton Manning's Foot Injury Began in Training Camp, Reveals Father Archie Peyton Manning's Foot Injury Began in Training Camp, Reveals Father Archie

Manning, 39, has been sidelined with a variety of injuries, the most serious of which is a foot injury. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning warms up during a practice at the team's headquarters Wednesday, Dec.16, 2015, in Englewood, Colo ....

Pa. House relents, prepares to pass budget deal Pa. House relents, prepares to pass budget deal

Gov. Tom Wolf is threatening to veto a short-term emergency spending package as a state government budget stalemate closes in on the state record. "A stopgap budget does not solve Pennsylvania's problems, and if the legislature sends a stopgap ...

Packers vs. Vikings for NFC North crown is Week 17's final game Packers vs. Vikings for NFC North crown is Week 17's final game

The NFL and NBC announced the Minnesota-Green Bay game would be flexed to the Sunday night spot (8:30 p.m. ET) in the final week of the season. Although both teams already have clinched playoff spots, it will determine the division champion.

Bengals fans: AJ McCarron is here to stay Bengals fans: AJ McCarron is here to stay

With players like Andy Dalton leaving games this week with injuries, what tips should we follow as owners? Head coach Marv Lewis said an examination and tests revealed the fifth-year quarterback does not require surgery on the thumb he fractu...

Bengals have chance to get big road breakthrough in Denver Bengals have chance to get big road breakthrough in Denver

Now, the Broncos aren't thinking about capturing the AFC's best record, they're anxious about winning the AFC West and they desperately need to defeat the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football ( ESPN , 5:30 p.m. Prater is one of three newcome...

National Football League playoff picture: How the Bengals-Broncos outcome affects postseason National Football League playoff picture: How the Bengals-Broncos outcome affects postseason

Pittsburgh Steelers will play the (4-10) Baltimore Ravens Sunday afternoon at M&T Bank Stadium with the possibility of ending the day with a playoff berth. If the Bengals lose their final two games, and with a Week 17 game against the Ravens it ...

New England Patriots RB James White carves out a role

Tennessee Titans rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota will be out of action on a week-to-week basis, according to several reports . Assuming his season is indeed over, it ends with 2,818 yards, 19 passing touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 12 games.

MSU Must Beat Former Coach to Win College Football National Championship MSU Must Beat Former Coach to Win College Football National Championship

Undefeated ACC champion Clemson is the committee's No. 1 seed and will play No. 4 Oklahoma, the Big 12 champ, in the Orange Bowl . The rest of the New Year's Six bowls: Rose Bowl - Stanford (11-2) vs. "We got dominated", said Mayfield. ...

Texas storms leave at least 11 dead Texas storms leave at least 11 dead

Scores of people were injured in the region, officials said. The Weather Service said a tornado had touched down to the south of Dallas in Ellis County, where Emergency Management Coordinator Stephanie Parker said: "We have destroyed and damaged ...

Odell Beckham Jr.'s Suspension Upheld

Norman was fined $8,681 for a face-mask incident and $17,363 for striking Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.in the head and neck area. In a letter to Beckham, Merton Hanks, the NFL's vice president of football operations, said acts, that jeop...

Panthers' Marcus Ball denies threatening Odell Beckham Jr. with bat Panthers' Marcus Ball denies threatening Odell Beckham Jr. with bat

And if homophobic slurs are revealed to have been used by Norman or any other Panthers player, whether directed at Beckham or at any opponent, the National Football League should feel just as compelled to hand down suspensions for that as it was for ...

Miami Dolphins v. Indianapolis Colts NFL football game today Miami Dolphins v. Indianapolis Colts NFL football game today

The Colts suffered a 16-10 loss to the Houston Texans last week. Matt Hasselbeck will start again at quarterback for the Colts despite sore ribs. Like Miami the Colts defense is also struggling, giving up 112 combined points over the last three...

Latest Update On Denver Broncos Star's Injury And Return Latest Update On Denver Broncos Star's Injury And Return

That still belongs to Brock Osweiler for now. During the nine games that Manning started, the Broncos turned the football over 20 times. If Manning's body is simply deteriorating and he can't make throws, Kubiak might decide to ride it out with O...

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