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England will be gunning for Grand Slam revenge - Sexton

We know how hard it's going to be with England. The narrow, quick line speed defence of Andy Farrell has shown weakness as the Irish players begin to tire but these issues are fixable and they have not cost Ireland , yet. Jacob Stockdale bagged a brace to become the first Irishman to score six tries in a single campaign in Five and Six Nations history, as Ireland moved within one win of just a third-ever clean sweep. Read More »

OT Cordy Glenn Traded to Bengals; Bills Swap 1st-Round Draft Picks

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Buffalo moves up to the Bengals spot at No. 12 in the draft and the Bengals will now draft at No. 21 in the first round. They are positioning themselves closer to the top of the 2018 NFL Draft , now within striking distance of being able to draft one of the top quarterbacks in the class. Read More »

Chiefs set to release Tamba Hali

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Hali dealt with knee issues last season and appeared in a career-low five games, recording one tackle. Kansas City is up against the cap as of this moment and high-priced defensive veterans were speculated about in terms of coming casualties. Read More »

Are only two teams seriously chasing Kirk Cousins?

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Knowing I will not be putting on a Redskins jersey next season, it's hard to look back at all that's taken place and not become emotional. For the first time in 11 years I will participate in choosing where I play. Minnesota could present the most compelling situation for Cousins given that they are coming off their first trip to the NFC Championship game in eight years. Read More »

Raiders to release CB Sean Smith

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It didn't take long for the Oakland Raiders to release him from the roster as a result. The Raiders released Smith today which wasn't a huge surprise considering his release would free up $8.5 million in cap space, without costing the Raiders any dead cap space. Read More »

Packers one of two likely destinations for TE Jimmy Graham

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Graham never matched his prolific production with Brees in Seattle, but he's coming off a 10-TD campaign in which he finished by playing his best ball as a Seahawk. Graham, 31, caught 57 passes for 520 yards and 10 touchdowns with the Seattle Seahawks a year ago, showcasing his ability to be a force in the red zone. Read More »

Enyeama Escapes Fans Attack

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Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, and his Lille teammates at the weekend fled to safety, following an attack from their own fans after their 1-1 draw with Montpellier in the French Ligue 1. Enyeama has a contract with the club until the end of the 2018-2019 season. Lille coach Christophe Galtie said that while the fans have reason to be angry, their behaviour was unacceptable. Read More »

Browns trade DT Shelton to Patriots for pick

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The prospects the Browns have selected and veterans they signed have not produced a sufficient answer. He had a remarkable 1,496 yards to go along with 18 TDs. The Seattle Seahawks cut ties on Friday with star cornerback Richard Sherman , who became one of the NFL's premier cornerbacks during his seven seasons with the team. Read More »

Neil Walker signing with Yankees, per reports

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Sports first reported. The deal is pending a physical. He still managed to bat.264 with 10 home runs and 36 RBI in 73 games. Walker, the 11th overall pick in the 2004 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates, split time a year ago between the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers, batting.265 and hitting 14 home runs. Read More »

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos leaves game after crapping his trousers

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Henrique was asked about Neymar's PSG future and said "I can not guarantee it", per Le Parisien (h/t Marca ). Another Spanish publication, AS, wrote that Barcelona's rival, Real Madrid , would pay as much as 400 million euros ($492 million) to bring the 26-year-old to the Santiago Bernabeu. Read More »

Tom Brady offers first glimpse at gashed hand

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Brady addressed another feeling at the beginning of Monday's episode: how it felt to lose the February 4 matchup to the Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. "We lost Gronk in the first half of the game". Brady was surprised that the Patriots pulled off their fourth quarter comeback without No. 87's services. Read More »

Michael Carrick Announces Retirement To Make Move Into Coaching

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He also confirmed that working under Mourinho next season was "looking likely". He had treatment for an irregular heartbeat but is now back in contention, including for Tuesday's Champions League tie with Sevilla. "I wanted to finish on my own terms". "I need to keep myself fit and ready". I understood after getting back fit that I wouldn't be playing as many games as perhaps I might have done, but that's something that I understood. Read More »

Jonassen, Bolton rout Mithali-less India Women

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Bolton, on her part, raced to her fifty off only 57 balls, but three deliveries later, had Lanning respond to her call and come a long way down the pitch only to send her captain back after tapping at a Pandey delivery. One of the features of her innings was the way she swept. That was the time when Verma and Vastrakar joined hands to bail India out of a precarious situation. Read More »

Kagiso Rabada banned for rest of Australia test series‚ considers appeal

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De Villiers took nearly two years out of the Test arena to concentrate on the shorter formats of the game and spend more time with his young family but came back in December. South Africa lost wickets regularly with opener Dean Elgar (5) going cheaply to be followed after lunch by Aiden Markram (21), Hashim Amla (27) and AB de Villiers for 28. Read More »

Former Titans RB DeMarco Murray has meeting with Lions

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However, he's only one year removed from a much more robust season where he finished with 1,287 yards and the ground, 377 yards receiving and a dozen total TDs. At 5-foot-11 and 235 pounds, Stewart is 30 years old and saw the lowest yards per carry average of his career last season, at 3.4 yards per attempt. Read More »

Dolphins set to release Ndamukong Suh, report says

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Cutting Suh two days after trading Landry to the Browns is reportedly a precursor to an aggressive free-agent period ahead for the Dolphins - though they still have work to do with their cap, where cutting Suh barely gets them back in black. Read More »

England cricketer Ben Stokes denies affray charge

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The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder could now miss England's second test against India at Lord's with his trial set down for August 6. The first of five Tests starts in Birmingham on August 1. The court case relates to an alleged incident outside a nightclub in Bristol during the one-day series against West Indies last September. England declared Stokes available again after he pleaded not guilty at Bristol Magistrates Court last month and he flew to New Zealand to join the squad after ... Read More »

Cech sets Premier League record with 200th clean sheet

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Petr Cech did just that on Sunday in Arsenal's victory over Watford as he set a Premier League record for keeping a clean sheet. "I think he has enough personality to take the penalty even if he has got all the crowd against him and it was just unlucky", he said . Read More »

Federer takes care of business, Djokovic crashes out

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It marks the first time Djokovic has lost back-to-back Tour matches since the 2011 ATP Finals - though he did lose consecutive contests at the 2012 Olympics - but the Serbian was able to take positives from the defeat. Grigor Dimitrov will not be in round three after the third seed fell to Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (7/4) 4-6 6-3. "Just struggled also a bit with the health the last couple of weeks". Read More »

Syracuse Players Get Emotional After Learning They Made NCAA Tournament

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The Orange will be in the Midwest region. Arizona State will face fellow No. 11 seed Syracuse in a play-in game on Wednesday, March 14 in Dayton, Ohio, with the victor advancing to face TCU in the round of 64. That gave the Sun Devils their fifth loss in the final six games. The NCAA Tournament also added star power, by adding Oklahoma (18-13), and Trae Young - the superstar freshman, who led the nation in scoring and assists - surviving a 6-12 finish and fall from the top-five earlier in ... Read More »

West Bromwich Albion vs Leicester City - Betting Tips and Predictions

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Claud Puel claimed that striker Jamie Vardy and his Leicester teammates showed their true quality, after coming from behind in the 4-1 thrashing against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Saturday. He could only palm into the net when Iheanacho met Chilwell's chipped cross a couple of minutes later, with West Brom fans heading for the exits in response. Read More »

Utd's Rashford not fazed by spell out of team

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We have to see what we did well to continue like this. The mistakes were obvious - around the second balls we were not there and we can not leave Dejan alone in the challenge there and nobody's around for the second ball. Matic also praised his young midfield partner, 21-year-old Scott McTominay , who put in a fine performance against Liverpool at Old Trafford. "It's a big club with big players and for players like me and Marcus it's going to be tough to start every game but once you are ... Read More »

Oklahoma earns a No. 10 seed, will play Rhode Island

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The NCAA Tournament selection committee had the Friars listed 35th in the ranking of all teams making the field of 68. "I'm really proud of our players on how we played this past weekend", Cooley said following the bracket reveal. The A-10 received three bids (with Davidson and St. Bonaventure), along with the American Athletic Conference (Cincinnati, Houston, Wichita State). After winning five straight Big 12 games, the Bears didn't help themselves by losing four of the last five games, ... Read More »

Greek derby postponed as angry PAOK owner storms pitch with gun

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PAOK's owner, businessman Ivan Savvidis, came on the field twice and was accompanied by bodyguards. According to reports in Greece, Savvidis had "attacked" AEK official Vasilis Dimitriadis and told the referee "you are a dead man". Olympiacos coach Oscar Garcia had been hit on the head by a roll of paper thrown from the stands, with his injury requiring a trip to hospital. Olympiakos itself is appealing a decision that had deducted three points from the team for fan behavior in a February ... Read More »

Cech happy to end frustrating wait for 200th clean sheet

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After suffering defeats in their last three domestic games, Arsenal show class in decimation of Watford Arsenal ended a three-game Premier League losing streak with a 3-0 victory over Watford on Sunday. Wenger also feels Cech has to be considered one of the best Premier League goalkeepers ever. "At 2-0 they had a penalty and if they had come back to 2-1 it is a fact that we have a bit of fatigue and we could have been in trouble but we took advantage of that miss". Read More »

NCAA Tournament Field Announced

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On Sunday, it was announced that ASU earned a bid to the Big Dance, where it will take part in the First Four Round as a No. 11 seed. And San Antonio will do it right here at the corner of Alamo and Market with the first round of games, second round, Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight, and Final Four, right into National Championship April 2nd. Read More »