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New York Giants vs. Chicago Bears, 12/2/18 Predictions & Odds

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The Bears have done exactly what's expected of a division leader and potential playoff contender over this stretch of games. It's still not crystal clear whether Mitch Trubisky will be cleared for action with his banged-up shoulder, so it could be Chase Daniel again. Read More »

Atlanta United, Portland Timbers advance to MLS Cup

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Atlanta also gave itself a bit of redemption after losing the Supporters' Shield - awarded to the winners of the Eastern and Western Conferences - to NY on the final day of the regular season. Adams likely played his last match for the Red Bulls. The Red Bulls nearly had a vital away goal in the early second half, but Bradley Wright-Phillips's effort was disallowed after a video review showed that Red Bull player Alex Muyl had interfered with the play from an offside position in front of ... Read More »

Raptors Survive Kevin Durant's 51-Point Explosion: 'The Defense Did Matter'

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We may have got a little worn out at the end but I'm really proud of our effort. "Obviously we'd like to win more games but we got a lot of experience through this time, we learned a lot about ourselves". "It just keeps inching along". Curry is expected back Saturday in Detroit. Additionally, the absence of Draymond Green who is still dealing with a toe injury also works in favour of the Raptors. Read More »

Knicks' Hezonja posterized Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo

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Knicks forward Mario Hezonja added some flare to his fastbreak dunk against the Bucks on Saturday, stepping over Giannis Antetokounmpo after the slam. Antetokounmpo , clearly not letting the early dunk get to him, led Milwaukee with 33 points and 19 rebounds, shooting 10-of-17 from the field. Emmanuel Mudiay had 28 points, 7 assists as well as a clutch shot to send the game to overtime. Read More »

Fury and Wilder draw in spectacular heavyweight title clash

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The three judges were divided on the outcome, with one scoring it 115-111 for Wilder, another 114-112 for Fury and the third 113-113. "The gameplan was to go to the body a bit more". "That's [Wilder] the second best heavyweight in the world besides me", he said. For the "Gypsy King" the rest of 2018 will be spent with friends and loved ones. Read More »

Eagles Interested in Claiming Kareem Hunt Off Waivers

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Hunt also was involved in a June incident, according to TMZ , in which he allegedly punched a man at an OH resort. According to the Cleveland police department, detectives did not follow up on the video because the charges against Hunt were only a misdemeanor rather than a felony. Read More »

Premier League best bets: Everton can beat Liverpool on derby day

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The Toffees have not tasted victory across Stanley Park since Kevin Campbell's solitary strike in September 1999 but Klopp feels Marco Silva - who has won one and drawn one against his German counterpart as boss of Hull and Watford - has the squad and the style to pose a realistic threat. Read More »

Lads' Euro 2020 qualifying opponents confirmed

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The draw for Euro 2020 qualifiers has been made. At 42 in the world, the Czech Republic are the next highest ranked team in England's group, which is completed by Bulgaria, Montenegro and Kosovo. It nearly was. Ireland were originally drawn into Group C alongside Netherlands and Germany but managed to bypass the group due to a UEFA bylaw. Read More »

India vs Australia: Smiling Aussies Will Still Be Fierce Opponents, Promises Paine

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I don't find the need to get involved in anything with the opposition and I think those are changes that keep happening gradually as you go forward", Kohli told Sydney-based Macquarie Sports Radio. "So it's a really fine line". "But we need to be mindful of keeping ourselves calm enough so we can execute our skills as well", he added. Despite his warnings, Paine said he was as keen as anyone for the team to play to their strengths, and if that meant some sledging to give them an edge then ... Read More »

Newcomer Kosovo secures playoff spot in Euro 2020 qualifying

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League D will represent the national teams of Azerbaijan, Andorra, Armenia, Gibraltar, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, San Marino, Slovenia, Faroe Islands and Estonia. England, Switzerland and the Netherlands will join Portugal in the Final Four in June. Hosts Portugal are due to appear in that first semifinal on June 5, which is set to be played at the home of FC Porto, with the second semifinal being held 24 hours later in Guimaraes on June ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho: It's unfair to compare us with past Manchester United sides

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The clubs are more powerful. "Before the smaller clubs were nearly begging the big clubs, "Get my best players". I need to sell'. "Please, you are powerful, buy my best player". "Honestly, I don't think we are going to sign (anyone in January)". "Doesn't matter the system we play, has to do with the characteristics of the players". Read More »

Guardiola hits out at Copa Libertadores final move to Santiago Bernabeu

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Following meetings between club and CONMEBOL officials, it was finally announced on Thursday that the game will take place at Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu ground on December 9 , but that decision does not sit well with Guardiola. They added: "More than 66,000 people attending the stadium waited patiently for about eight hours on Saturday and returned to the stadium for the second time on Sunday". Read More »

Jofra Archer Available for England in January after ECB Changes Rules

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Under the previous rules he would not have been eligible until the winter of 2022 after a seven-year residency. But now the European Central Bank has tweaked its rules so that British citizens, or those born in the United Kingdom but having emigrated at a young age, require just three years of residence to be picked, provided they have not played as a local in an overseas competition in this time. Read More »

Raptors overcome 17-point deficit for sixth straight win

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Marc Gasol led Memphis with 27 points, making 10 of his 14 shots. The Raptors have been good in previous regular seasons, but the play of star forward Kawhi Leonard and guard Kyle Lowry and the depth of quality on the roster suggests this is a team built for the playoffs. Read More »

Hernandez brace helps impressive West Ham down Newcastle

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Dear hoped to see a tougher attitude and display from the Hammers when they travel to rejuvenated Newcastle United this weekend: "They have turned it around over the past few weeks - this is going to be a hard game". BRIAN DEAR acknowledged the qualities displayed by Manchester City during their 4-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United last weekend. The Hammers started brightly and looked the more threatening team with Javier Hernandez and Marko Arnautovic combining well up front. Read More »

Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho Admits Major January Signing Is Unlikely

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I need to sell'. I know we have to do better than we are doing. But one thing is to do better. Mourinho made several changes from the team which had narrowly beaten Young Boys in the Champions League in midweek and brought back Romelu Lukaku into the starting XI. Read More »

What Jeff Horn said before Anthony Mundine attacked

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The Horn vs. Mundine fight will be held at a catchweight of 156 pounds, and it will be a fun night between two of Australia's two biggest boxing stars. The 43-year-old has had the tougher preparation, needing to drop down and while he looked much leaner than normal, he claimed he cut the weight cut easily. Read More »

Chelsea vs Fulham, Premier League

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TV and Radio: LIVE on Sky Sports Main Event and talkSPORT. "But for me with him and Drinkwater I said to one to attack and one to defend, each time, I didn't want both attacking and no one in front of the defensive line". As for the fears that Ranieri, who is considering a January move for Chelsea outcast Danny Drinkwater, will have the code to unravel his game plan, Sarri smiled and said: 'But I saw his training 20 years ago'. Read More »

Champions League: Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari proud of his team’s character

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Marouane Fellaini scored an injury-time victor as Manchester United beat Young Boys 1-0, a result that prompted a joyful reaction from United manager Jose Mourinho despite another unimpressive performance. It was not to be for the home side, but they will be present in the first knockout round of the competition. "We need to keep working hard together as a team to get the performances and get the results. Read More »

David Villa: Ex-Barcelona striker to join Andres Iniesta at Vissel Kobe

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Veteran strike Villa will reunite with Iniesta in the J1 League with Vissel - who also boast former Germany worldwide Lukas Podolski and Thailand star Theerathon Bunmathan - in their ranks. "The moment has come", he said. "In those moments of doubt, I hope that a sign, a detail or something gives me clarity". "The explanation is complicated, I feel that a stage has ended and I have to look for new challenges". Read More »

Brahim Diaz controls his Man City future, says Pep Guardiola

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Ilkay Gundogan is handed a start, as are Bernardo Silva, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling. Along with Chelsea, City are the Premier League team most likely to be impacted by the proposals of world football's governing body to restrict teams to send between six and eight players to other clubs from 2020. Read More »

Australia cancel White call as Cheika's Wallabies are reviewed

Speculation about Cheika's future has intensified after the Wallabies were hammered by England last weekend to end the season with nine losses in 13 Tests. Rugby Australia (RA) has backtracked on its earlier decision to take a call from Jake White, who reportedly offered his services as Wallabies head coach. Read More »

Jeff Brohm to stay at Purdue after Louisville meeting

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The suspect who made threats against Jeff Brohm's old high school Wednesday night could be facing charges of second degree terroristic threatening, St. "I don't think there's any other way to look at it", Cobaugh said. We've got to get it back. Brohm's deep connection to Louisville caused him to consider leavingWest Lafayette. Read More »

Defending champion has 2nd-round lead at Australian PGA

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But I spoke to my girlfriend and she just said keep going, so I did and I just tried to stay calm. Although the big-hitting Australian had not made contact with the ball, it was ruled a stroke. Scrivener continued his fine form after finishing third in Hong Kong last week, birdieing the fourth, hitting a stunning approach into the sixth and getting up and down from sand on the ninth to turn in 33. Read More »

Aust women take bronze at Dubai Sevens

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Captain Sarah Goss scored her 50th try in the 34-7 win over Kenya, who had something to celebrate after Grace Adhiambo Okulu scored against the series leaders. As defending World Series champions and also the reigning Dubai Cup holders‚ the Blitzboks flexed their muscles initially but ill-discipline cost them in the day's final match. Read More »

Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury Nearly Became Physical During Intense Staredown

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And the difference in their structures was clearly visible as Fury stood nearly one-and-half-feet over Barriga, and the former's fist looking as big as the latter's face. "I don't know what I will do, I have been accused many times of not knowing what I am doing until I am in there and I agree", said Fury. "It's a good stunt by his team". Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association aims loan limits by single club for the 2020-'21 season

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Chelsea now have 39 players out on loan, but a large number of them are club or associated-trained players aged under 23 or 21 and 20 of them are now playing in England. In a presentation to clubs in September the task force explained that its aim was to make the loans of players for the objective of youth development as opposed to commercial exploitation. Read More »

Cowboys Defense Dominates Saints In First Half

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As the Los Angeles Rams continue to prepare for Sunday's meeting with the Detroit Lions, the main focus on Thursday night was on the New Orleans Saints to see how they would do against the Dallas Cowboys . Here's a look at some of the reactions shortly after. The Saints , meanwhile, have been thoroughly dominant all season, led largely by their remarkably efficient offense . Read More »

Twitter reacts to Rams-Chiefs insane MNF game

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There were 56 first downs. The Coliseum's first Monday Night Football game since 1985 was worth the wait - and if this fascinating spectacle turns out to be a Super Bowl preview, Atlanta should prepare for an All-Madden-level show from two of the most exciting teams in the league. Read More »

Duke Basketball: Halftime between the Blue Devils and Hoosiers

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As usual, Barrett, together with fellow Blue Devils manchild Zion Williamson ripped apart their opponents. Duke's highly-touted freshman class didn't stay down for long. Duke's full-court pressure defense caused IN to turn the ball over four times over the game's first four minutes with Duke recording four steals. And oh, by the way, Duke did this all without its full arsenal in the second half after its leading scorer, RJ Barrett , fouled out after just 28 minutes of action. Read More »