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Tottenham say 'no' to Toby Alderweireld: Chelsea & Man United are waiting

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The Belgium worldwide first arrived in the Premier League on loan at Southampton in 2014 but completed a permanent move to Tottenham from Atletico Madrid a year later. Some people use my words to describe him as a genius. Pochettino added that Lucas Moura, who played 70 minutes against Rochdale last weekend on his full Spurs debut, would also need to be assessed but the manager has no other fitness concerns. Read More »

Fred VanVleet implicated in federal NCAA basketball investigation

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We always assumed that agents were funneling money to elite college basketball and football players and their families under a quid pro quo of signing them when they become professionals, and today Pat Forde and Pete Thamel provided a hell of a confirming paper trail in the form of payments from NBA agent Andy Miller that were conveniently itemized in a spreadsheet. Read More »

NFL Mock Draft: Josh Allen, Leighton Vander Esch First-Rounders

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In 2016, LSU lost No. 1 running back Leonard Fournette to injury, giving Guice an opportunity to play the No. 1 role. He also has great route feel and is good at maintaining tight coverage. Monson also discussed the tools that other prospects have and how they stack up against Mayfield and says their high-end projection ... may just be Baker Mayfield . Read More »

Gallery: Limbering up for the League Cup

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The Nigeria global, who recently starred with a brace against Argentina , spoke exclusively with Soccer Laduma ahead of the upcoming Carabao Cup final against City. Ospina has played in all but one round to get Arsenal to the final, with Matt Macey deputising in the narrow extra-time victory over Norwich. Wenger's supporters would counter by pointing to the three FA Cups won by the 68-year-old during the past four seasons. Read More »

Jury finds USTA mostly liable for Bouchard fall

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With AP Photos.The United States Tennis Association has been found mostly liable for when Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard slipped on a wet locker room floor and hit her head at the 2015 U.S. The Canadian slipped on a cleaning substance that had been applied to the room's tile floor and she sustained a concussion. After being ranked as high as No. Read More »

Winter Olympics Predictions: Who will win Women's Figure Skating? 2/20/18

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Medvedeva, a two-time world champion, now faces the unwanted prospect of joining Kwan as a figure skating great who never managed to win her sport's ultimate accolade. Medvedeva nabbed silver (with a score of 238.26), and Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond , who had finished the short program in third place, received the bronze. Read More »

'Imperative' for McLaren to improve in 2018 says Mansour Ojjeh

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Given that both teams will be using the same power unit, comparisons between McLaren's MCL33 and Red Bull's recently unveiled RB14 will be representative. McLaren Technology Group exec director Zak Brown said: "The McLaren team was created by a courageous pioneer, and has had bravery at its core ever since". Read More »

Lindsey Vonn Takes Home Bronze In Her Last Olympic Downhill Run

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Vonn's slalom lasted all of about 10 seconds before she went off-course, leaving Shiffrin in second place Thursday between two women from Switzerland: gold medalist Michelle Gisin and bronze medalist Wendy Holdener . Vonn is the speed queen. This very well could be Vonn's last race in the Olympics. "And she had a wonderful career - and she is still 'having, ' because it's not over". Read More »

Olympics: Canadian hockey player pulls off silver medal at ceremony

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In an electrifying display, forward Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the triple-deke winning goal - a move she called "Oops, I Did It Again" in reference to pop star Britney Spears' 2000 hit song. The first round of the shootout kicked off with Rooney blocking the first Canadian attempt from Natalie Spooner, while Gigi Marvin made it 1-0 as she slipped it past Szabados. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Second Russian tests positive for banned substance

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Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky was stripped of his Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bronze medal Thursday after admitting doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said. The OAR are competing under the Olympic flag and the Olympic anthem is being played at any medal ceremonies they feature in. Sources in Pyeongchang told Reuters earlier on Thursday that the International Olympic Committee is edging closer to allowing Russian athletes to march behind their national flag at the ... Read More »

Jamie Anderson wins silver in first-ever Olympic women's snowboard big air

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Gasser was the top qualifier with score of 98. Austria's Anna Gasser, with a pair of extremely progressive tricks, won the gold in women's snowboard big air with a 89.00 and 96.00. Anderson, 27, said silver felt even better than gold. Gasser scored an 85.50 on her first run and a 90 on her second run, leaving her just barely behind Anderson. Read More »

Here's why Barca was unprepared for Chelsea on Tuesday

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Chelsea coach Antonio Conte said his side played nearly the flawless game against Champions League favourites Barcelona on Tuesday (February 20), but he was still disappointed with the 1-1 home leg result. He described the performance as "almost the flawless game" but talk quickly drifted back to his future when he was interviewed by the Italian media. Read More »

Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

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Spanish outlet El Pais reported several Russian fans have been injured, with one reported to be bleeding from the head. The first scuffles took place about an hour and half before the game kicked off at 19:50 hours local time. "The Russian ultras shouldn't have traveled to Bilbao due to their history", Javier Tebas told the sports daily As. Bilbao had been calm until around 7:45 p.m. Read More »

Warriors to Meet With Local Kids, Not Trump, on Trip to Washington

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Head coach Steve Kerr and point guard Steph Curry were critical of Trump, and Curry said past year he hoped the team would make a statement by not attending a White House ceremony. Both Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry have expressed disinterest in a White House visit. The team received invitations from Democrats such as D.C. Read More »

College football player dies after shooting at a party

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Marshall defensive tackle Lawrence "Larry" Aaron III passed away on Thursday due to complications from a gunshot wound he suffered on January 1 at a New Year's Eve party. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Larry Aaron's family and friends, many of whom were his fellow Thundering Herd teammates. "His loss will be felt in every corner of our program and his spirit will never forgotten". Read More »

Wenger wants new deal for midfielder

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Wilshere has enjoyed a promising season this term and has seemingly put his injury woes finally behind him. The forward has had an 18-month battle with knee, toe, and hip issues that now look to have subsided and the 27-year-old is ready to fight for a regular place in the starting XI once more . Read More »

United States beats Canada in curling semifinals

To make the win even more historic the USA women's gold medal was won exactly 38 years after the "Miracle On Ice". Gigi Marvin scores a goal against Canada in the overtime penalty shootout during the women's hockey gold medal game at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 22, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea . Read More »

LeBron James mic'd up at All-Star game

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As if things couldn't get worse, Fergie - famous for her years as the vocalist for the Black Eyed Peas - performed a rendition of the National Anthem that had some fans cringing. Want your voice heard? The Warriors are going to have to come out aggressively in the second half and regain their defensive focus as they have slipped into the bottom 10 in the league in defensive efficiency. Read More »

Canada, Russians get dream draw to reach gold-medal game

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With goals from Haley Irwin and Marie-Philip Poulin, Canada turned a one-goal deficit into a 2-1 lead. The U.S. won the first women's Olympic hockey tournament in 1998 in Nagano. But when it's Canada and the United States for gold in women's hockey, it's different. The bronze medal game will take place early (like, 1:35 a.m. Read More »

SEC fines Missouri AD Jim Sterk $25000 after Dawn Staley files lawsuit

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Will be updated.SC women's basketball coach Dawn Staley has sued Missouri's athletic director for slander after he suggested she wanted fans to spit and use racial slurs against his players. The suit alleges that Sterk defamed Staley by "orally publishing to third parties that Coach Staley willfully and intentionally created an atmosphere at a college basketball game designed to incite riotous conduct and behavior by players and fans alike, which is false". Read More »

Why North Korea's Charm Offensive Won't Last

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It coincides with a visit by US President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, to the South, fanning speculation about them possibly meeting here. There's another opportunity for an awkward encounter at the closing ceremony. Meanwhile, Kim Jong Un, through sister Kim Yo Jong , has invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang to begin talks "soon". US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday assailed the North Korean leader's sister who sat near him at the Olympics as part of an ... Read More »

Defiant Florida Survivors Leave NRA Spokeswoman Stuttering For Answers

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Rubio made news on Wednesday when he said he would support legislation to prevent an 18-year-old from buying a rifle and that he is reconsidering his support for large-capacity magazines. "It's also unfair to argue that the reason why people are suffering today is because there's some great law out there that if we had just passed it, it wouldn't have happened". Read More »

Shiffrin gets silver in Vonn's last Olympic race; Gisin wins

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Shiffrin won the giant slalom in Pyeongchang , but fluffed her lines in the defence of her slalom title when she could only finish fourth. She's the first American to win gold and silver in alpine events at the Olympics since 1952. Mikaela Shiffrin competes in the women's alpine combined at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 22, 2018 in PyeongChang , South Korea. Read More »

Ice hockey: American Lamoureux sisters spell double trouble for Canada

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Hilary Knight hugs Kendall Coyne after defeating Canada in a shootout to win the women's hockey gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 22, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. She beat Finland keeper Noora Raty just 2:25 into the first period. US defeated Canada after a dramatic penalty shootout in the 2018 Winter Olympics women's ice hockey final on Thursday. Read More »

Russian curler suspected of doping to return Olympic medal

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Before the Pyeongchang Olympics even started, they faced scandal, as allegations of a state-sponsored doping program in Russian Federation were proven true, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was forced to ban the entire country's delegation from participating. Read More »

Canada's women's hockey team set for gold medal re-match with US

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For Noreau, it was redemption of sorts after his effort in the penalty-shot round in Canada's loss to the Czech Republic last Saturday hit the goal post, securing victory for the Czechs. Agosta, a Vancouver police officer with three gold medals , has taken the past year off to train for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. The hockey gods can be so cruel. Read More »