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Motorsport wrap: Bottas beats Hamilton in Abu Dhabi finale

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And the Mereceds driver will be hoping the belt gives him some extra clout heading into the final Grand Prix of the season. If they can fight with Hamilton and Vettel from the start on Sunday then they are in the hunt, but if they get stuck fighting the second Mercedes and Ferrari drivers of Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen then they could lose vital ground they cannot recover. Read More »

Arizona State fires Todd Graham as head coach after six seasons

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Arizona State isn't happy with the direction of its football program, and it made that apparent with the firing of long-time head coach Todd Graham . The Sun Devils did finish the season winning three of their last four games, including a 42-30 victory over rival Arizona on Saturday, but school officials felt they weren't doing well enough. Read More »

British Board Confirm Tyson Fury's UKAD Hearing For December

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Tyson Fury is set to have his anti-doping hearing resume in December as he steps up training towards an in-ring return next year. Back in the gym to shed his weight, the 29-year-old seems serious about getting his career back on track, especially as he will now be under the guidance of MTK Global. Read More »

Jonny Bairstow headbutted Cameron Bancroft outside a nightclub

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JONNY BAIRSTOW is the latest England cricket star caught up in an alleged off-field row after being accused of headbutting Cameron Bancroft. The incident has the potential to throw England's Ashes campaign into complete disarray, and leaves Bairstow's availability for the remaining four Tests firmly up in the air. Read More »

Klopp ready to utilise his squad players

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But ahead of the congested fixture schedule over the festive period, Klopp explained that he needed to rest some of his key players. "It's good for us but I thought it was a really good team performance in what was a tough game, Chelsea were defending with eight deep players". Read More »

Liverpool won't give up on Emre Can contract negotiations

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The Italian giants, who lack a solid midfield as well as a strong defence, have been trying to secure the 23-year-old German for quite a while and were close to signing during the summer. Can is believed to be keen to have a buyout clause in any new contract with Liverpool , but with the Reds unwilling to adhere to that demand, Juventus are confident that the midfielder will not be signing fresh terms with his current club. Read More »

Gus Malzahn boasts about beating Alabama 'handily'

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The Crimson Tide will now need some help if it is to earn one of the final four playoff spots. One of his team's two defeats was to defending national champion Clemson, No. Malzahn said after the game Johnson has "a shoulder issue" but didn't elaborate on his status for the rematch with Georgia in Atlanta. So Hurts heaved a 36-yard touchdown pass that went slightly left and was filled with hope, to Jerry Jeudy, who fulfilled the hope by timing it and catching it behind a defender in the end ... Read More »

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss second consecutive game

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The Warriors have learned through countless games that they have enough depth to absorb a one-game absence to one of their star players. Draymond Green returned after missing a game for the Warriors , finishing with 6 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. Read More »

Kristaps Porzingis, Enes Kanter out Saturday with back ailments

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The New York Knicks' frontcourt will be without a key contributor Friday, as center Enes Kanter was ruled out due to back spasms, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post . Especially not one run up in the first quarter. The club will have to fill a significant void with both Porzingis and Kanter out. It's nearly impossible to handle that, no matter who you are. Read More »

Alabama's Collin Sexton Drops 40 Points Leading 3-Man Team Vs Minnesota

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Rose and his Cougars best put the controversy behind them quickly otherwise Alabama might just run them out of the 2,500-seat LIU gym. At that point, it was less a game of basketball than an experience that bonded neighbors in the stands and had once been overshadowed by a circulating rumor that Alabama's top-ranked football team was about to lose to Auburn. Read More »

The Baker Mayfield Show Dazzles, Sooners Lead Mountaineers 45-10 At Half

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It was essentially a microcosm of the execution mistakes that plagued the team all game, and it showcased the vast chasm between West Virginia and OU as the latter heads to the Big 12 championship game and perhaps another CFP berth. The Sooners continued to roll in the second, Anderson found the end zone again on a seven play, 89 yard drive and Oklahoma jumped out to a 21-3 lead. Read More »

No. 7 Georgia protects playoff hopes, crushes Georgia Tech

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It will be interesting to see if the Yellow Jackets can keep their flawless home record intact and play spoiler against rival Georgia . Running back KirVonte Benson also has surpassed 1,000 rushing yards on the season (1,009). While Fromm made the few throws he was asked to make against Tech, he was not asked to win a game that the defense and running backs took care of for him. Read More »

Harry Kane salvages draw for Tottenham against West Brom

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Salomon Rondon hit an early opener for managerless Albion, with Dele Alli, Davinson Sanchez and Hugo Lloris all culpable. "It is true it is different to White Hart Lane, but that is our reality and we can not escape from our reality". The Red Devils' win cuts City's lead at the top of the Premier League table to five points at least till the Pep Guardiola's side play at Huddersfield on Sunday. Read More »

QB John O'Korn likely to start for MI vs

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Since taking over as Ohio State head coach, Urban Meyer hasn't lost to MI. MI started quarterback John O'Korn against No. 8 Ohio State, with Brandon Peters sidelined by a concussion. His final line: 17 of 32 passing for 195 yards, one touchdown, one interception. The Buckeyes were driving in the second quarter after falling behind 14-0, and sophomore safety Josh Metellus had a potential interception fall right through his hands. Read More »

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson penalized for fight

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Heisman Trophy quarterback Lamar Jackson of Louisville scuffled with a Kentucky linebacker in the first quarter Saturday - the second time in four seasons these rivals brawled. Snell was the lone bright spot for the Cats with a career-high 211 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries. The Cardinals enjoyed a 31-10 halftime lead as Jackson was 10-of-12 passing for 173 yards and a touchdown, with 72 yards rushing. Read More »

Crystal Palace boss Hodgson ponders winter market: We're looking, but

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In the meantime, he has pleaded with the fans to keep up the impressive atmosphere to try and lift the players - starting with Saturday's visit of Stoke. The Eagles are obviously unlikely to want to sell arguably their most influential performer for a second time in the New Year, particularly given the significant threat of relegation, although Hodgson concedes that there are other players in their current ranks that could be moved on for the right price. Read More »

Max Verstappen reveals the hilarious reason he can't stand Daniel Ricciardo

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Verstappen was comfortably the slowest of the leading six drivers over one-lap during the second practice session at the Yas Marina Circuit , as he wound up a second adrift of Lewis Hamilton . I think it would if I didn't want to drive, if you know what I mean. If anything, I am confident I can get better. Last month, any hopes of Mercedes or Ferrari snapping up the youngest F1 driver in 2019 were dashed when he committed to a three-year deal until 2020 with an option of an extra year. Read More »

John Wall to miss 2 weeks with knee injury — Washington Wizards

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According to the timeline, Wall could miss the next seven games and possibly return December 9, when the Wizards (10-8) will be in Los Angeles to face the Clippers. Obviously, the knee injury has impacted his performance. In his absence, Tim Frazier will probably start at point guard and see the bulk of the minutes there while Tomas Satoranksy likely receives backup run at the position. Read More »

England beats Samoa 48-14, completes November sweep of wins

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Pacific island teams have a reputation for ferocious tackling but England , bidding for a 22nd win in 23 Tests under Australian head coach Eddie Jones, have not risen to second in the world rankings by being a bunch of shrinking violets. England were now 12-7 ahead and Ford extended their lead with a 19th-minute penalty. England were ahead after two minutes, although not after another lengthy review that decided, after multiple replays, that Danny Care had not knocked the ball forward in ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho confirms out-of-favour star will return vs Brighton

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Ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash at home to Brighton and Hove Albion, Mourinho told reporters: " I was not happy with his last performances . Mkhitaryan has missed a number of recent matches. So I would say it's on the pitch, especially on the pitch. "I don't know [if Mkhitaryan will start this weekend]". Read More »

Which Packers player do you want on the Steelers' roster?

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Matthews' sack last Sunday was actually his first since their week four game against the Chicago Bears . If they are able to run the ball, it will keep the Steelers offense off the field, and chew up the clock. The worst hit for the Bierhaus came in Week 1, when Green Bay didn't score until about five minutes had elapsed in the third quarter against the Seahawks. Read More »

Newcastle boss Benitez: I'll stay even if takeover fails

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However Benitez, who has been left frustrated after the last two transfer windows, is confident he will still be in charge in 12 months' time regardless of what transpires over the next few weeks. "But in terms of news, whether it has been done or rejected it doesn't affect us and we're not talking about it", Benitez said. The 57-year-old Spaniard is hopeful a decision can be reached by the Newcastle hierarchy but insists his staff and players will remain focused on the task in hand - ... Read More »

Broker's Roundup on Novavax Inc (NVAX)

The mean target projections are based on 4 opinions. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.16 derived from a total of 7 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. The company's stock is now moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 31.91%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 18.25% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. Read More »

Dunne improving as Chawrasia holds Hong Kong lead

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The Race to Dubai victor carded a four-under-par 66 to move to eight under after Saturday's third round. The Indian star signed for a one under 69 at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling to move him to ten under for the tournament, enough for a one shot lead over Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello and Wade Ormsby from Australia. Read More »

Michael Bisping says he's one of the best fighters in the world

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The 12-fight event kicked off Saturday with eight preliminary-card bouts streaming live on UFC Fight Pass at 3:45 a.m. ET. Bisping responded with a right hand over the top. The fighters separated and another body kick landed for Gastelum. Body kick now for Bisping that's partially caught by Gastelum. UFC 221 takes place in Perth, Australia, on February 11. Read More »

Tonga go down to England 20 - 18 in a controversy finish

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Tonga had enough chances of their own to draw level or even take the lead in the back end of the first stanza, looking particularly unsafe while coming out of their own half, but lacked execution when it counted. It was McGillvary's seventh try of the tournament, took his tally for his country to 12 in just 11 appearances and enhanced his burgeoning reputation as a world-class player. Read More »