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India win 10 golds at Johannesburg Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

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Emerging Indian star Parveen Rana got the bronze in the 74kg category, beating Johannes Petrus Botha of South Africa in the play-off for the third place. Sushil Kumar won his first gold medal in global wrestling since 2014. "JaiHind", Sushil later wrote on his official Twitter handle along with a photo of the national flag. Read More »

Seahawks vs. Rams in a big NFC West match-up on KPUG

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The Seattle Seahawks had a hard time in Week 14 with the Jacksonville Jaguars, in part due to their trouble stopping the Jags' rushing attack. It was a hard-fought affair, with the battered Seahawks struggling to make a dent in Jacksonville's brilliant defense. Read More »

Andrew Luck could require another shoulder surgery after Europe rehab

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Luck, however, may undergo another surgery if pain returns, according to Mortensen. Luck had surgery in mid-January 2017 and did not start throwing until early October. If pain returns, the surgery would be relocating the biceps tendon that is attached to his repaired labrum. It reads as though the Colts indulged Luck his attempted rehab in Europe, but still clearly feel surgery is necessary, and are trying to make abundantly clear now (through Mortenson), that Luck could just get the ... Read More »

Vince: Starc delivery would 'get me out every time'

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The delivery has already been hailed as the "Ball of the Ashes", with many comparing it to Shane Warne's "Ball of the Century", which bamboozled Mike Gatting in the summer of 1993. "If I faced that another 20 or 30 times, I think that would get me out every time". It would get any batsman out'. The Steve Smith led Australia need 6 more wickets to win the Test match without having to bat again, while England trail the hosts by 127 runs at the end of the rain curtailed day. Read More »

Vikings upgrade TE Kyle Rudolph from doubtful to questionable for Sunday

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Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen and cornerback Xavier Rhodes led at their positions in final Pro Bowl fan voting tallies, which were announced Saturday. "He's played a lot of football for us in really all of the groupings". Rudolph did not practice for Minnesota at all this week and was listed as doubtful for the team's Week 15 game against the Cincinnati Bengals when the Vikings final injury report was released on Friday. Read More »

Patriots WR Chris Hogan To Miss Game Against Steelers With Shoulder Injury

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Steelers No. 2 wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster is listed as questionable but is expected to play, according to multiple reports. The Patriots will miss a reliable receiver, but Hogan's right shoulder needs more time to recover. As a result, the team opted to sit him down this week. The Patriots acquired wide receiver Kenny Britt as insurance. It's also interesting considering Sunday's game against Pittsburgh is a must win for New England if it wants to earn home-field advantage throughout ... Read More »

Brazilian midfielder Kaka retires at age 35

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The Brazilian played his last professional match against Colombus Crew in October - a game in which his side were narrowly beaten 1-0. Kaka was the best paid of the entire competition with a salary of $7.2 million. It was while at Milan that Kaka picked up the Ballon d'Or, awarded annually to the world's best player. He said Milan, with whom he won the Champions League in 2007, had offered him a role but did not specify the exact nature of the job or say if he would accept it. Read More »

National Football League taking over Jerry Richardson misconduct investigation

Some explosive news broke around the NFL Friday evening with reports that the Carolina Panthers were investigating owner and founder Jerry Richardson for alleged workplace misconduct ( more on that here ). NFL spokesperson Brian McCarthy said Sunday the league will retain an outside counsel to conduct the investigation. A native Carolinian who is the only current owner to have also played in the NFL, Richardson began the process of trying to obtain an NFL team for Charlotte in 1987 and ... Read More »

Allardyce suggests Fernando Llorente exit has seriously damaged Swansea City

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And when Allardyce - who has been in charge for just over two weeks - was asked if there had been any contact, he said: "Not that I'm aware of at all, that there's any link with Chelsea at the moment". When Leighton comes back we only really have one recognised and registered left-back in the squad. "We have to pick ourselves up and believe in ourselves on Monday night, when we go against Everton ". Read More »

Hearts break Celtic's unbeaten domestic streak after 69 games

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The picture, shared by Hearts , was captioned: "All smiles from the big man!" Just how comfortable will be the fact that most alarms manager Brendan Rodgers , who would have appreciated his team had to lose at some point, as his side find themselves comparatively ailing in the midst of a insane backlog of fixtures around Christmas. Read More »

Friends, family gather to remember Lorenzen Wright

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Lorenzen Wright's mother, Deborah Marion, said Friday. Wright said "99.99 percent" of the book, including graphic scenes of domestic battles and one in which the book's heroine catches the basketball star in bed with another woman, are true stories from her life with Wright. Read More »

So they say Eagles-Giants Week 17

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Wentz finished well ahead of Saints quarterback Drew Brees who managed 743,355 votes. The Giants defense isn't what it was in 2016, but they should have an easier time with Foles. CB Brandon Dixon (heel/hamstring), WR Roger Lewis (ankle), WR Travis Rudolph (hamstring) are QUESTIONABLE. Giants: The Giants posted highs of 415 total yards and 366 passing yards against the Eagles back in September. Read More »

Raheem Sterling v Phil Foden boxing in Manchester City changing room

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According to the Daily Telegraph , Sterling is said to have pulled into the entrance of the vehicle park at which point he was confronted by a man hurling abuse. The incident was reportedly caught on CCTV but it is not known whether officials at City have filed a report with Greater Manchester Police. The newspaper says Sterling was confronted by a man after pulling into the club carpark, to begin preparations to play Spurs. Read More »

De Bruyne eyes titles over unbeaten season

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Now what happened now is an exception. "We want to continue with the three points to keep going and try to be there as much as possible". Guardiola is now without defensive duo John Stones and Vincent Kompany, the latter of whom who came off at half-time of last weekend's derby. Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte compares striker Alvaro Morata to Blues legend

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A combination of good goalkeeping from Fraser Forster , last-gasp saves by the Saints rearguard, some poor finishing by the Blues and the upright, prevented the Blues from taking more of a lead against Southampton this afternoon. "Three days before [against Arsenal] we showed a completely different face, and Chelsea is a hard side but we want to bounce back". On Wednesday, they were humiliated at home by Leicester City; though Conte expects the visitors to bounce back and show ... Read More »

Guardiola suspiciously lost for words over Alexis Sanchez transfer question

The Chile global was close to joining City last summer in a £60million move but the deal fell through as Arsenal failed to make progress in a deal for his replacement. "We don't want to sign someone for three or four months, we want to sign them for years and makes sure they are the right guy, if this doesn't happen we are not going into the market". Read More »

Liverpool hero Nicol says club deserved West Brom result

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After the final whistle, Solanke admitted that the ball had rolled up off his chest and onto his arm before making its way past goalkeeper Ben Foster, though felt he was "unlucky" to have seen the strike chalked off. The German recalled Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino, both surprisingly named on the bench in Sunday's 1-1 draw at home to Everton , to form a powerful attacking threat along with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah. Read More »

Nigerian Soldier Sentenced To Death For Killing Five Rescued Civilians

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The Islamist insurgency in the northeast of the county has been going on for nine years with deadly attacks, including suicide bombings, targeting the country's military and civilians in the areas that are beyond government control. The decision was taken on Thursday during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, which was held inside the council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, and presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Read More »

Gary Anderson cruises through but Jelle Klassen knocked out

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I'm really trying so hard and I can't do what I used to do. Taylor will match up against either Justin Pipe, or the victor of a preliminary qualifier against Xiaochen Zong or New Zealander Bernie Smith. The game became more scrappy in the next, which Dobey won with an 11-dart finish, and in the fourth set the 26-year-old looked to be on the verge of drawing level in the match before missing two shots at double 16 for the set. Read More »

Manchester United's Nemanja Matic: 'Premier League title race is not over'

Manchester United at home will be a very tough game but the home team will hope the fans can help get a point at least. "We will see what will happen", Matic was quoted as saying by Sky Sports . "We will see. It's hard to say anything more because I am only four months in the club, and I am happy with how the team is doing". Fellow midfielder Paul Pogba will serve the second of his three-match suspension during Sunday's game at the Hawthorns and Matic said United were hindered by the ... Read More »

Five observations from North Carolina A&T's win in the Celebration Bowl

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Grambling was trying to win its second straight Celebration Bowl and finish off its season undefeated against FCS competition. The only blemish on their record was a season-opening loss at Tulane. On both occasions, the turnovers ended an opportunity to take the lead. His fumble set up the Aggies' first touchdown. Cartwright ran left behind future National Football League tackle Brandon Parker , and was able to break tackles in the second level to score. Read More »

IN set to face No.18 Notre Dame in Crossroads Classic

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But then, the turning point happened halfway through the first half. Here are some things to watch for in the game featuring the 18th-ranked Irish (8-2) and in (5-5). "Then I saw that Zach got it, and I just ran in". Morgan scored all of Indiana's points in an 8-0 run to close regulation and the first four in overtime. Read More »

Former Dolphins RB Reggie Bush retires

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I said it". The last time the Detroit Lions bolstered a running back in their backfield to rush for 1,000 yards in a single season was 2013. Bush has been a free agent all season, but was not signed by any team this year, and apparently seen that the writing is on the wall. Read More »

Leonard Fournette expected to miss Sunday's game against Texans

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ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported Fournette would not be available to the Jaguars in Week 15 due to ankle and quad injuries. He also sat out a game because of a violation of team rules. Jacksonville (9-4) will host Houston on Sunday with a one-game lead over the Tennessee Titans in the AFC South division and would clinch a playoff berth for the first time since 2007 with a victory. Read More »

Young, Oklahoma take down No. 3 Wichita State

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RUTGERS 71, (15) SETON HALL 65: Corey Sanders scored eight of his season-high 22 points in a game-ending 17-2 run, leading Rutgers (10-3) to its biggest victory since Steve Pikiell became coach past year, beating Seton Hall (9-2) at East Rutherford, New Jersey. Read More »