• Seattle ignores excuses and comes up with victory vs Pats
Seattle ignores excuses and comes up with victory vs Pats

The 49ers (1-8) lost their eighth in a row despite a strong game by Colin Kaepernick, who tied it 20-20 on a 4-yard run with 1:55 to play. Sharing carries with Christine Michael, Prosise helped sell play-action passes late in the game and made the Patriots defense account for an extra man in key situations.

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. fueled by UFC champion Conor McGregor
Odell Beckham Jr. fueled by UFC champion Conor McGregor

Giants wideout Odell Beckham Jr., the team's first-round pick in 2014, became the fastest to 3,500 receiving yards during Monday's 21-20 victory over the Bengals. The Giants have been flying by the seat of their trousers this season, winning six games by a total of 21 points. The division is wide open and we are just letting it slip away.

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  • Giuliani is a leading candidate to be Trump's secretary of state
Giuliani is a leading candidate to be Trump's secretary of state

Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is the leading contender to be secretary of state in the Trump administration, campaign officials said Tuesday, as Vice President-elect Mike Pence plans to join President-elect Donald Trump in New York to accelerate the process of filling out his Cabinet.

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  • Spain's evergreen Aduriz praised ahead of England friendly
Spain's evergreen Aduriz praised ahead of England friendly

Like ourselves a little bit recently, they've not done so well in tournaments. With England taking seven World Cup qualifying points from a possible nine and on course for Russian Federation 2018, former Middlesbrough manager Southgate has gone some way to allaying fears about his lack of elite-level experience.

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  • 3 possible destinations for Tony Romo in 2017
3 possible destinations for Tony Romo in 2017

Yes, the rookies understand the Dallas Cowboys are on a historic roll. Prescott just has not made many mistakes and has let Elliot and the offensive line make it easy for him. It offset one of Roethlisberger's better days - he completed 37 of 46 passes for 408 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions and it looked as if he had rallied them to...

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  • Browns coach on 0-10: 'I never could have dreamt this.'
Browns coach on 0-10: 'I never could have dreamt this.'

The Browns have six more chances to win, starting next week against the Pittsburgh Steelers. That.308 win percentage is worse than the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' all-time record for the worst win percentage for a franchise (244-391-1;.384 win percentage).

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  • Packers LB Matthews to miss third straight game
Packers LB Matthews to miss third straight game

But before you consider this to be a last-man-standing scrum in the trenches, consider this: The teams' success in their respective areas has come against poor-to-mediocre competition. "I had a chance to talk with Clay yesterday". Re-establish the run . The Titans could not get their run game in any sort of rhythm against the Chargers.

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  • Ricky Rubio (elbow) questionable Saturday for Timberwolves
Ricky Rubio (elbow) questionable Saturday for Timberwolves

Center DeAndre Jordan notched his second double-double of the season Friday with 12 points and 13 rebounds while J.J. Redick drained 10-of-16 from behind the arc in the last four games. "The way he can push the ball, his decision making, team defense". Rubio could help in the backcourt with rookie Kris Dunn still adjusting to the pro game, averag...

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  • 42-year-old knuckleballer RA Dickey agrees with Braves
42-year-old knuckleballer RA Dickey agrees with Braves

Dickey and Colon can also provide guidance to a young Braves team, teaching them the all-important ins and outs of Major League Baseball. Encarnacion is reportedly seeking a five-year, $125 million deal after matching his career high of 42 homers and setting a career best with 127 RBIs.

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  • Trump campaign removes 'Muslim ban' link from website
Trump campaign removes 'Muslim ban' link from website

But it was restored Thursday afternoon after what Trump's staff characterized as a technical glitch. Later the same night, the page was redirecting visitors to his "campaign support" page. "It's the inevitable result of the mainstreaming of Islamophobia we've seen in recent months with the presidential campaign", CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper s...

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  • Big victories for legal pot, but path ahead is uncertain
Big victories for legal pot, but path ahead is uncertain

Massachusetts: Legalized recreational marijuana and created a commission to regulate marijuana for retail sales for those over the age of 21. Montana voted on whether to ease restrictions on an existing medical marijuana law. 54% of MA voters said yes to legal pot Tuesday in Ballot Question 4. But officials with the National Marijuana...

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  • Harden's triple-double leads Rockets past Spurs, 101-99
Harden's triple-double leads Rockets past Spurs, 101-99

LaMarcus Aldridge tried a tip-in and it bounced off the rim and Arzia grabbed the rebound at the buzzer. "We gave them life at the end of regulation", Brown said. "The consistency, in that regard, has not been good". Tony Parker will return to action after missing the last 3 games due to knee soreness and Danny Green practiced for the first ti...

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  • Ronaldo: There will never be another Cristiano
Ronaldo: There will never be another Cristiano

Mesut Ozil has heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo and says he has never seen another player like the Real Madrid star. The 40-year-old Ronaldo, a two-time victor, in 1997 and 2002, believes the Real Madrid forward's victorious campaigns in the Champions League and Euro 2016 this summer puts him above Messi.

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  • QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. returns from helmet-to-turf collision
QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. returns from helmet-to-turf collision

This was a game everybody on offense, from the front five to the skill players, sorely needed with you-know-who coming in three weeks. "That came out of the blue to me", said Riley, who is in his second season rebuilding the Huskers. Then the Maryland captains refused to shake hands with Penn State captains at the coin toss, were beaten 38-14, an...

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  • Sensex plunges 6% after Modi's announcement and Trump's possible presidency
Sensex plunges 6% after Modi's announcement and Trump's possible presidency

The Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange is down 263.05 points or 3.1% at 8280.50. It then drifted 350 points further immediately after. Gold prices in India today shot up to three-year high of Rs 31,750 per ten gram, gaining a whopping Rs 900, following the government's scrapping high-denomination notes to curb black money and a firming trend ...

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  • Darmian not expecting to be sold by Mourinho
Darmian not expecting to be sold by Mourinho

United's 3-1 win over Swansea on Sunday ended their run of four league games without a win. Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen to sign a new centre-back and a natural right-back in the January transfer window and is thought to have identified Roma defender Antonio Rudiger as a leading target.

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  • Teenage opener Hameed to make England debut against India
Teenage opener Hameed to make England debut against India

Virat Kohli is aware of his rather modest batting record against England but the India captain is not putting himself under any pressure against them in the five-Test series, beginning in Rajkot today. The reason behind India's success has been the spinners, particularly R Ashwin , who has been the leading wicket-taker in those victories. "...

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  • Jays make qualifying offers to Bautista, Encarnacion
Jays make qualifying offers to Bautista, Encarnacion

The door to more talks between the sides isn't believed to be closed, according to industry sources, but what happens next is unclear. Both players are highly unlikely to accept the offer, but Toronto's front office surely will not mind if they return.

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  • Liverpool goes top of Premier League by beating Watford 6-1
Liverpool goes top of Premier League by beating Watford 6-1

However, Liverpool's pressure was unrelenting as they poured forward in search of the opening goal and it felt like it would only be a matter of time before the net would bulge. Man Utd, never write them off. Tottenham are a good side. "We must be aware it can change quickly, so we need to keep the spirit in the team and fight for every poi...

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  • Canadiens allow 10 goals in historic loss to Blue Jackets
Canadiens allow 10 goals in historic loss to Blue Jackets

But one foot is out the door, and the other foot seems stuck in cement some of the time as teams beat him to pucks that last season he would have swallowed up and got moving in the other direction. "We have done a good job day-to-day about not worrying about what is said, good or bad". The Blues will be mindful, and alert. There's still a lot of ...

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  • Kane penalty earns Tottenham 1-1 draw at Arsenal
Kane penalty earns Tottenham 1-1 draw at Arsenal

Wimmer became the second player after Chris Armstrong to score an own goal in the 49 EPL meetings between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur when he headed in Mesut Ozil's free-kick into his own net. "Today you need to be flexible", Pochettino said of his new system. Although Spurs have now gone seven games without a win in all competitions, the...

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  • Bournemouth 1-2 Sunderland: Players dedicate first win to David Moyes
Bournemouth 1-2 Sunderland: Players dedicate first win to David Moyes

The Black Cats have the worst attack and the 2nd worst defence in the league. "We've got to find a way of getting over the line, of taking points from games and trying to drag out a result if we can, which we weren't able to do last week".

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  • Anderson says surgery was success, no timetable for return
Anderson says surgery was success, no timetable for return

Two of those teams, the Saints and Raiders, are in the top 10 in fantasy points allowed per game to running backs, while the Chiefs rank 15th and the Jaguars slot 19th. "Book's coming along, and we've got a lot of confidence in Kapri, too". "An opportunity like this has shaped so many players in the whole league, who have come up from fourth string...

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  • Bears' Long, Sitton out for Vikings game because of injuries
Bears' Long, Sitton out for Vikings game because of injuries

After the Packers lost to the Falcons on Sunday afternoon, they sat a game and a half back of the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC North, with Minnesota playing the 1-6 Bears on Monday Night Football . That's what is frustrating, we're such a good team. "It's supposed to continue to get better", linebacker Danny Trevathan said. "The difference t...

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  • Roethlisberger reportedly to start Sunday against Ravens
Roethlisberger reportedly to start Sunday against Ravens

Things could still be goofy if somehow quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn't play, but I just don't see that happening. "He's going to act like, "I'm not playing". "We'll operate under that assumption". Roethlisberger will likely be a game-time decision as far as being named the starter. "Everyone's feeling pain right now".

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  • One Cubs Fan Lived To Witness Two World Series
One Cubs Fan Lived To Witness Two World Series

Then came 1984. After taking the first two games of the National League Championship Series against the Padres at Wrigley, the Cubs needed just one win in San Diego to advance to the World Series. On social media, people are memorializing departed fans as well. When the World Series began October 25, we said it wasn't enough just to be there.

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  • Seahawks' Richard Sherman takes aim at NFL and officials
Seahawks' Richard Sherman takes aim at NFL and officials

He's been dealing with a sprained ankle that has kept him out of the past two games. That has been the case several times this season and Graham has yet to miss a game, so his limited participation Friday could merely be for maintenance purposes.

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  • Jakub Voracek scores on OT, Flyers beat Red Wings 4-3
Jakub Voracek scores on OT, Flyers beat Red Wings 4-3

The teams would stall out the last minute and head to overtime, but after two decent Detroit chances, Giroux and Jakub Voracek would break the other way for a 2-on-1, and a flawless pass and a perfect-er shot would cap the comeback and end the game.

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  • Guardiola's City and Arsenal hit four but no joy for Mourinho
Guardiola's City and Arsenal hit four but no joy for Mourinho

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku has scored nine goals in nine games against West Ham, netting in Sunday's 2-0 win for Everton which saw the Toffees win for the first time in five Premier League games. "They are so fluent in terms of how dynamic they are - through the likes of Sadio Mane and Adam Lallana". Dejan Lovren or Nathaniel Clyne are deser...

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  • Coach Says Retirement Unlikely for Jose Aldo: 'We Have to Fight'
Coach Says Retirement Unlikely for Jose Aldo: 'We Have to Fight'

Although Alvarez is not fighting the guy he thinks is the most deserving challenger, he calls his fight with McGregor a "dream come true", as he has the potential to headline the most successful pay-per-view in UFC history. I still can't see him lasting one round". However, Aldo will only take a fight for a unified title, whether that means i...

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  • Manchester United fans will be pleased with the latest Henrikh Mkhitaryan development
Manchester United fans will be pleased with the latest Henrikh Mkhitaryan development

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was fortunate that his altercation with Simon Kjaer was missed by officials as tempers frayed, with Jeremain Lens, on loan from Sunderland, adding to United's problems with a superb second-half free kick. Aritz Aduriz netted all five goals for Bilbao to hand the Spanish side a much-needed win in Group F. With two penalties, Adu...

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  • Mesut Ozil's great goal caps Arsenal's Champions League comeback at Ludogorets
Mesut Ozil's great goal caps Arsenal's Champions League comeback at Ludogorets

With Group A rivals Paris St Germain beating Basle in Switzerland, Arsenal knew a win would have been enough to see them through to the knockout stages with two games to spare. "The most important thing is not to live in the past", Wenger said. After that of course after that you're 2-0 down in the Champions League with the crowd behind their...

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  • Legia Warsaw vs. Real Madrid live stream
Legia Warsaw vs. Real Madrid live stream

Gareth Bale gave Real the lead in the Polish Army Stadium in just 57 seconds with a thunderous strike from outside the area to record the fastest-ever goal scored by Real in a Champions League match. Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane said Legia has played well despite the poor results. "We have to improve defensively and take our chances". Cristia...

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  • Ray Allen, Top 3-Pointer Shooter in NBA History, Retires
Ray Allen, Top 3-Pointer Shooter in NBA History, Retires

Allen was drafted in 1996, the same draft class that included recent NBA Hall of Fame inductee Allen Iverson, future first ballot Hall Of Famer Bryant and two-time MVP Steve Nash. He discusses winning National Basketball Association titles with Boston and Miami , pointing to "boring old habits" as the common ground between two very different ...

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  • Donald Trump catching up with Hillary Clinton in poll
Donald Trump catching up with Hillary Clinton in poll

He'll go to North Carolina on Sunday. He will be holding an evening rally in Orlando, a key battleground area of the crucial swing state of Florida. While the poll suggests the wave of allegations about Trump's treatment of women may blunt the impact of voters' concerns about Clinton, it was taken before Friday's news that the FBI will investigat...

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