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Nittany Lions Finish No. 8 in Both Polls

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The final 2:39 saw the Nittany Lions trade free throws with the Hoosiers, and battle for extra possessions. Last year, IU and Penn State played a pair of tight games. Combined with leading scorer Tony Carr - also a sophomore - the Nittany Lions have a bright future ahead of them. Notes: Penn State dominated Northwestern in its last game as Lamar Stevens went off on the Wildcats. Read More »

Johnny Manziel reportedly negotiating CFL contract

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The Ticats announced Sunday they'd made a contract offer to Manziel , meaning he'd remain on their negotiation list for up to a year. Zach Collaros, who was the Ticats' No. Manziel isn't the only former National Football League quarterback listed on the Tiger-Cats' negotiation list. Johnny's IG post came one day after roughly 3,000 Browns fans held an 0-16 parade around FirstEnergy Stadium to commemorate their historically bad season. Read More »

Seahawks' Kam Chancellor shows praise for Saints QB Drew Brees

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Boasting impressive numbers this season, the undrafted Keenum is gearing up for his first postseason game in the National Football League this Sunday. Saints running backs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara , who combined for more than 3,000 yards from scrimmage this season, were held to 68 total yards. Read More »

Mike Pettine Reportedly Expected to Replace Dom Capers as Packers DC

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Pettine wasn't the only candidate who came off the market Tuesday either. Pettine replaces Dom Capers , who was sacked after spending nine seasons as Green Bay's defensive coordinator. Moss also interviewed with the Detroit Lions about their head coaching job. A number of names swirled around the open position, including Chicago Bears' defensive coordinator Vic Fangio , Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and the Giants' coordinator, Steve Spagnuolo. Read More »

Packers ask permission to interview Gus Bradley

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The Los Angeles Chargers have retained defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt . Chargers GM Tom Telesco said one of the team's priorities this offseason was retaining all of the coordinators, including Bradley. Read More »

Raptors G Lowry to miss game versus Heat

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Ellington received an inbounds pass in the right corner and drove the baseline for the winning points as the Heat snapped a five-game losing streak in Toronto. That would be his lowest per-game figure since the 2012-13 season, but he still is a centerpiece player for the perennial Eastern Conference-contending team. Read More »

Bruce Arians wouldn't be surprised if Nick Saban returned to the NFL

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While it seems that every offseason the grumblings of Saban leaving Tuscaloosa for another job come up, the lure of coaching one of the historic teams in the National Football League could lure him away for good. "Because they're the New York Giants ", Arians said of Saban's possible interest in returning to the NFL . The Daily News reported Belichick would be open to leaving the Patriots for the Giants, but on Monday Belichick said he "absolutely" plans to be head coach of the Patriots in ... Read More »

Here Are All The Highlights From LaMelo And LiAngelo Ball's Lithuanian Debut

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It's disappointing that LaMelo Ball won't get to play college basketball in the US because he's actually good. The games will be broadcast over Facebook in a deal that LaVar no doubt had some say in putting together. Back in November, while still a student-athlete at UCLA , LiAngelo Ball , Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were arrested after they were accused of shoplifting in China, three days before their team was set to play Georgia Tech. Read More »

What Roberto Firmino Said To Mason Holgate During Heated Bust-Up

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And just before the end of the first half, Holgate and Firmino were involved in a fiery exchange. But Holgate then responded angrily to something further Firmino may have said - perhaps when the television camera's view of the Liverpool forward was obscured by another player - and after Liverpool's third-round victory the defender was accompanied by manager Sam Allardyce and director of football Steve Walsh in complaining to Madley that his opponent had used the word "negro". Read More »

Man Utd target Malcom preparing for Premier League move with English lessons

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The Red Devils had reportedly inquired about the Brazilian starlet last month in order to strengthen their attacking line-up after failing to land a top quality winger in the 2017 summer transfer window. Talking about Malcom , Martin told French sports daily L'Equipe: " He will end the season with us because it's been agreed that way ". However, his plan does include loaning him back to Bordeaux after the transfer. Read More »

South Africa beat India, take 1-0 lead By

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We needed to bat better than what we did. But the hangover of the first innings carried on and India quickly slipped to 39 for 3. This selection had seemed a foregone conclusion as India flew to South Africa , but a late injury to Dhawan seemed to have pushed him out of contention. Read More »

Arsenal dumped out of FA Cup, Leeds shocked

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Mertesacker had equalised Lichaj's early header but Arsenal were overwhelmed by a side 14th in the Championship. Penalties by Ben Brereton and Kieran Dowell sealed victories for Forest who sacked manager Mark Warburton a week ago. Read More »

Lakers, Luke Walton can solve LaVar Ball problem without condemning ESPN

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The organization and players certainly are cognizant of LaVar Ball's criticism and knew a loss to the lowly Hawks could've been more than just a 10th consecutive loss. Hawks' second-leading scorer Taurean Prince left the game after dislocating his right ring finger in the first half, but returned and totaled six points and seven rebounds in 24 minutes. Read More »

Thomas Lemar, Riyad Mahrez and Naby Keita

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RB Leipzig are set to reject Liverpool's advances to try and get Naby Keita this month. Keita had a release clause in his contract at Leipzig which meant he would have been available this summer for £48m but Liverpool paid a premium to secure the player 12 months early, amid interest from Barcelona . Read More »

Yusuf Pathan thanks BCCI for fair trial post doping ban

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The Kolkata Knight Riders player's sample was collected a year ago in March when they found Terbutaline - a substance that's included in the WADA Prohibited List of Substances. The cricketer, who has played 57 ODIs and 22 T20 Internationals for India, said he was using the medication to "treat an Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI) and not as a performance-enhancing drug". Read More »

SA call up Olivier, Ngidi for 2nd Test

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Commenting on the additions, Proteas coach Ottis Gibson said: "We have to replace Dale who has picked up an unfortunate injury". Olivier has played five Tests - all of them in 2017 - and Ngidi made his global debut in a T20I against Sri Lanka past year but is yet to play the other two formats at the worldwide stage. Read More »

Mohamed Salah named African Participant of the Yr

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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is set to rejoin first-team action, after missing the Reds' last two games with a groin injury, according to a report . He has responded well to treatment, and as it stands is in line to be available at the weekend. The nominees for the December 2017 award included Kevin De Bruyne ( Manchester City ), Harry Kane ( Tottenham Hotspur ), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool WHOOPS SORRY IT'S BARCELONA NOW my bad), Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), and Jordan ... Read More »

Alabama defeats Georgia in overtime to win college football national title

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The Crimson Tide were down 13-0 to the Bulldogs at the half. Saban made the decision to bench Jalen Hurts at halftime and put in true freshman Tua Tagovailoa , and it made all the difference. January 8, 2018: Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa scrambles from Georgia's Trenton Thompson during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game . Read More »

Third women accuses Minnesota basketball star Reggie Lynch of sexual assault

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Senior Reggie Lynch was accused of sexual assault for the second time late last week. Lynch can still file an appeal with Minnesota's Student Sexual Misconduct Subcommittee, which would delay his suspension from going into effect. Earlier this week, the same school board - Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action - also found Lynch responsible for a separate incident that happened in a dorm room on on April 28, 2016. Read More »

FA adopts version of 'Rooney Rule' for diversity

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Currently, only one manager is black: Kevin Betsy, who runs the men's under-15s. The move is aiming to address the lack of BAME coaches now working in the game and comes just months after the fall-out from the Eni Aluko affair , which result in the sacking of England women's manager Mark Sampson. Read More »

Panthers DC Steve Wilks set to meet with Giants before Cardinals

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The Panthers' defensive coordinator worked four years with newly-hired Giants general manager Dave Gettleman, and from reports out of NY, it appears Wilks is drawing an important attendee to his meeting. "Ideally, it will be somebody with previous head-coaching experience", Mara said in December, "but that doesn't have to be the case". Wilks is next scheduled to interview Wednesday with the Cardinals and Thursday with the Colts . Read More »

Express names those who can replace Zidane at Real

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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has admitted he knows he won't be manager at the Santiago Bernabeu in a decade's time. "Because I am happy with my squad". Real may be off the pace in La Liga but they are still alive in the Copa del Rey, a competition they have won only twice in the last 25 years. They will face Paris Saint-Germain, who recruited Neymar and Kylian Mbappe and targeted at the title, in Champions League round of 16. Read More »

Barcelona Confirm Coutinho Transfer And Slap Massive Release Clause In His Deal

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Messi drew level with Gerd Muller as the most prolific player for a single club in Europe's top five leagues by scoring his 365th LaLiga goal on his 400th appearance in the Spanish top flight, neatly volleying in an early opener. Coutinho's fee will eclipse both the €105 million Barca paid Borussia Dortmund for France forward Ousmane Dembele in August and the £75 million Liverpool received from Barcelona for Luis Suarez in 2014. Read More »

Alabama's Bo Scarbrough Clarifies His Comments Before National Championship

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Sounds an very bad lot like Scarbrough shouted , "F*ck Trump!" Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough yells "F- Trump" before tonight's title game. Teammate Josh Jacobs said Scarbrough was "saying Georgia all day". US President Donald Trump applauds at the College Football Playoff National Championship between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama. Read More »

Panthers fire OC Mike Shula, QB coach Ken Dorsey

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Shula, who is the son of legendary National Football League coach Don Shula, was originally brought in as the team's quarterback in 2011 before being promoted to the offensive coordinator's job in 2013. The Panthers' 2017 season came to an end on Sunday in the NFC Wild Card round of the NFL Playoffs after a 31-26 loss to the New Orleans Saints. In a post published later on the Panthers' own website, the move was explained with the statement , "inconsistency is the biggest reason the ... Read More »