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Magic's Arron Afflalo, Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica Ejected After Fight

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The Magic's Arron Afflalo and the Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica were ejected after a fight broke out close to midway through the second quarter Tuesday night. The two exchanged words earlier in the game. Then a few minutes later while fighting for positions for a rebound, Afflalo ended up taking a swing at Bjelica . Read More »

Foles and Keenum Share Similar Journey, But Different Paths

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In two midseason appearances with the Chiefs in 2016, Foles completed 65 percent of his passes to go along with three touchdowns and no interceptions in back-to-back wins. If the Vikings win Sunday, they will head to Philadelphia . Regardless of the victor between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game , a quarterback who started this season as a backup will be the starting quarterback in Super Bowl LII. Read More »

Sean Payton Mocked Vikings Fans SKOL Clap Just Before 'Minneapolis Miracle'

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In theory, the Saints could pursue and sign a free-agent quarterback from another team, whether it's Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins or Vikings quarterback Case Keenum , who just beat the Saints (if you haven't heard). That was done for two reasons. He can't be franchise tagged, which could get him some nice guaranteed money for his age. That's given Brees confidence that an extension is inevitable. Read More »

Oklahoma basketball: Sooners fall to Kansas State, 87-69

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Kruger still will likely turn out to have a very good 3-point-shooting team, and this offense's best look will in all probability continue be a perimeter-oriented one. "If you remember, we beat them when they were No. 1". The loss was Oklahoma's sixth consecutive loss at Kansas State . Even something approaching a dozen errors is OK, if Young has almost all of them for his team and the Sooners are approaching their nation leading scoring average of 93.6 points. Read More »

Clinical Konta reaches Australian Open second round as Watson exits

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Not that Konta needed much of that in her one-sided win over Brengle. She explained: "We have been good friends for a long time". Konta was in confident form from the beginning against the player who has the last registered win against Williams, achieved in last year's Australian Open warm-up tournament in New Zealand. Read More »

Cavs' Thomas asks Celtics to nix video tribute

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Everything seemed to be fine, but then Pierce came out and said Thomas should wait until next season . "I'd like to thank the Celtics for their gracious offer to play a video tribute on Feb 11th celebrating my 3yrs in Boston", he wrote on Twitter . Read More »

Bengals fans donate to Blake Bortles Foundation

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He says he appreciates the contributions and adds that Bengals fans "should know their support will make a difference". Cincinnati didn't make the playoffs, so the next-best thing for Bengals fans is Pittsburgh not winning the Super Bowl. Read More »

Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski found dead in apartment

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Stephanie Loh, a reporter for the Seattle Times who covers Washington State, tweeted about her shock over Hilinski's death. "The tragic news today surrounding Tyler Hilinksi is devastating to all. Washington State confirmed the news on Tuesday night. My heart is beyond saddened. Hilinski's best game was Washington State's 58-37 loss to the Arizona Wildcats in October. Read More »

Korea agree to suspend military drills during Olympics

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In a related development, North Korea on Monday proposed similar working-level talks at a South Korean-controlled building in Panmunjeom on Wednesday to discuss the North's Olympic participation. They are also relying on the acceptance of other competing nations in the women's ice hockey tournament as an expanded team would effectively give them an advantage. Read More »

Ford takes wraps off the 2019 Edge ST at Detroit Show

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But pushing further at automaker and supplier displays is the future of driverless cars. "At Detroit , you see the cars of yesterday". "There's a place for the compact vehicle", he said. But as Detroit's auto giants increasingly take the fight to Silicon Valley, analysts say its premier auto show is here to stay. Adding to that is the diminished importance of the U.S. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings to face off in NFC Championship Game

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However, on the very next play, Jay Ajayi fumbled and it was recovered by the Falcons . The way the Eagles fans have traveled all year has been incredible. Philadelphia then came out and drove 74 yards down the field and got a field goal. Bryant opened the scoring with a 33-yard make to put Atlanta up 3-0 and tacked on an extra point with 5:41 remaining in the second quarter to keep the Falcons ahead 10-6. Read More »

Wallaby in serious condition after found hopping along Sydney Harbour Bridge

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The animal was then taken to Taronga Zoo for assessment. Vogel said he did not know where the wallaby had come from or how it found its way to the bridge. Fortunately there didn't seem to be any significant injuries. Former Wallabies captain Nick Farr-Jones was driving to work over the Sydney Harbour Bridge when the wallaby jumped out. Read More »

Former Boston Celtics great Jo Jo White dead at 71

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Before going pro, he played on the 1968 USA Olympic basketball team in Mexico City, Mexico, which won the gold medal despite numerous top prospects at the time not playing on it. He made every All-Star team from 1971-1977, was a two time NBA Champion (1974, 1976), winning the Finals MVP during Boston's six-game victory over the Phoenix Suns in 1976. Read More »

Bronfman EL Rothschild LP Cuts Stake in International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

The stock ended last trade at 13.01 a share and the price is up more than 29.20% so far this year. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has risen 14.47% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. Its down 0.05, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 70 investors sold IBM shares while 676 reduced holdings. VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) by.68% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange ... Read More »

Trump says 'I'm not a racist'

The African Union, a group representing the continent's countries, and African ambassadors to the United Nations sharply denounced US President Donald Trump's reference to African nations as "s***holes" and called on him to retract his statement and apologize. Read More »

Roger Federer says he should not be favourite at 36

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Neither man had played a competitive match for six months and both confirmed their participation only 48 hours before the tournament started, but Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka opened their Australian Open campaigns with encouraging victories here on Tuesday. Read More »

Steelers open to changes, know talent not enough after Jacksonville flop

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Former Tennessee defensive lineman Malik Jackson had plenty to say after the Jaguars' 45-42 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field after his team took some perceived slights from several players. "That's just been the story this year is that we just all stuck together". This time, Roethlisberger found Martavis Bryant on 4th and 11 for another long TD . Read More »

West Ham United 1-0 Shrewsbury Town

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After a goalless draw last weekend, Shrewsbury of League One held off their Premier League opposition again in normal time at the London Stadium, before Burke finally broke the deadlock in the 112th minute. Despite that moment and the substitutions of Marko Arnautovic, Mark Noble and Pablo Zabaleta, the Hammers continued their desultory performance against Shrewsbury throughout the remainder of regulation. Read More »

Arizona hires Kevin Sumlin as soccer coach

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Sumlin signed to a five-year, $14.5 million contact with Arizona earlier this week, according to Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman. Sumlin will receive $2 million each of the first two years, then $3.5 million each of the final three years. Read More »

AR helps Leicester advance to FA Cup fourth round

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Kelechi Iheanacho opened the scoring two minutes before the break when he latched onto a through ball from Islam Slimani , took a touch and beat Chris Neal. Cardiff will host Manchester City in the next round after hitting four for second consecutive game after a 4-1 win over Mansfield. West Ham boss David Moyes made plenty of changes to his team for the visit of Shrewsbury, but there was still plenty of experience with Joe Hart, Manuel Lanzini and Andre Ayew all starting. Read More »

Aides debate which version of vulgarity President Donald Trump uttered

Since the controversy erupted, Trump has not explicitly denied referring to African countries and Haiti as "shitholes", but has said , without offering details, that he did not use the language attributed to him. Instead Trump dedicated his weekly address to King's memory, saying King's dream and America's are the same: "a world where people are judged by who they are, not how they look or where they come from". Read More »

South and North Korea Hold Series of Talks Over a Month

Hyon made global headlines again in 2013, when reports claimed she had been executed for violating the country's pornography law. Kang also requested Congress' backing for the advancement of the South Korea-U.S. Since its first stage debut in 2012, the band is hugely popular at home and has been dubbed by outsiders as "North Korea's only girl group" for its Western-style performances featuring women in mini-skirts and high heels dancing and singing odes to Kim. Read More »

Jacksonville pulls off upset over Steelers in AFC

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I'm not going to sit here and second-guess". Players yelled, "Where's Mike Mitchell at now" as they came off the field. "And he should be confident, because he's very, very good". A man was arrested after he threatened to kill players and fans at Sunday's National Football League playoff game between the Steelers and Jaguars in Pittsburgh, San Antonio TV station KSAT reported. Read More »

Novak Djokovic has a new title in tennis: player advocate

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His next opponent will be Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff on Thursday when temperatures in Melbourne are expected to climb to about 40 degrees centigrade. The 2014 Australian Open champion defeated Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7-2). Alex de Minaur's magical month came to an end as he lost to 19 seed, Tomas Berdych 6-3 3-6 6-0 6-1 in their first-round meeting at the Hisense Arena. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: 3 best performers in MLK Day win vs. Cavs

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The Cavs are old, bad on defense, and Kyrie Irving isn't walking through that door. Their ball movement is stagnant and the defense has looked porous over the past week. Two of those losses occurred last week. The Cavaliers have only won twice since Christmas, when they fell for a first time to Golden State. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said an improved defensive effort in the second half had laid the foundation for the win. Read More »

Roger Goodell gives 99-year-old Vikings fan free Super Bowl tickets

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Zimmer had called timeouts to buys some time for a potential last-second drive for the Vikings. The sideline throw was intended for Diggs to catch the ball and get out of bounds to set up a potential game-winning field goal. Skeptical at first of her newfound fame, Millie embraced her role as a bona-fide good luck charm after the buzzer beating heroics of her Vikings. "I'm not going to talk about [my status on the team]". Read More »