Sport


Tiger Woods to return at Hero World Challenge
- December 09, 2016

His return, as well as the new equipment he is using, is being minute scrutinized, but Woods, ranked 879th in the world, was able to joke with reporters about his first appearance in 15 months. "The competitor inside me wanted to go so badly and was itching to go". I felt like I was ready to compete. "After 15 months of not competing. past year at this time I gave you a different answer because that was the reality of it". (more...)
Wenger: I recommended Saints to Puel
- December 09, 2016

It's disappointing to have a crowd like we have, you can give them some satisfaction in this competition as well and the way we started the game, I think it's disappointing. "We now get to play in a semi-final and that's great for the players". "But we didn't have the right urgency". "We have played well until now and when you look at the players who didn't play tonight, they were on the edge physically". (more...)
Oakland Raiders turning into road warriors
- December 09, 2016

This game has the potential to decide the AFC West race and earn the victor a first-round bye in the AFC Playoffs. Both teams are 10-3, but if they finish with the same record, the Chiefs will own the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Raiders because they swept the season series . (more...)
Rogic shines in Celtic's Champions League clash at City
- December 09, 2016

In the end there was to be no victor, but it was Celtic's fans singing loudest at the final whistle. However, reports later emerged of visiting supporters letting off fireworks on a tram, causing a nuisance in home areas of the stadium and of a group who tried to storm a gate to gain entry to City's ground. (more...)
Manchester United game in Ukraine set to go ahead despite pitch concerns Manchester United game in Ukraine set to go ahead despite pitch concerns
- December 09, 2016

His excellent solo goal against Zorya Luhansk demonstrated that he is well and truly ready, and arguably even more motivated to be a success. Mkhitaryan's goal early in the first half was complemented by a late Zlatan Ibrahimovic strike in Ukraine, wrapping up a 2-0 win that saw Mourinho's men progress from Group A as runners-up. (more...)
Parker returns to Spurs' lineup against Bulls Parker returns to Spurs' lineup against Bulls
- December 09, 2016

Now I have game experience under my belt. Timberwolves Guard Ricky Rubio led the game in assists, with 6. The Timberwolves' second-year big man Karl-Anthony Towns had an off night, shooting just 3 for 16 from the floor for 11 points. Leonard hit 11 of 15 shots after not scoring in the first quarter and Australia's Mills scored his points coming off the bench for the Spurs (18-4), who played without Tony Parker after he bruised his left knee against Milwaukee. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles' Fletcher Cox addresses penalty, lack of pass rush Philadelphia Eagles' Fletcher Cox addresses penalty, lack of pass rush
- December 09, 2016

But if the MNF version of Rodgers continues to show up, the Packers , now 5-6 (two games behind the Lions in the NFC North and a game and a half behind Washington in the Wild Card race), have a puncher's chance at a playoff berth, a far better prognosis than the team had prior. (more...)
Raiders S Karl Joseph out vs. Chiefs with toe injury
- December 09, 2016

The Raiders' days as an National Football League punchline have come to a screeching halt in 2016, with Oakland having secured its first winning season since 2002 and now tied atop the AFC with the New England Patriots with a 10-2 record. (more...)
Joe McKnight's alleged killer arrested on manslaughter charge Joe McKnight's alleged killer arrested on manslaughter charge
- December 09, 2016

Normand said at a news conference last week that Gasser identified himself as the shooter and surrendered his gun to authorities. A spokesman for the McKnight family said that "the family is distressed [and] distraught". Jefferson Parish officials detailed Tuesday the apparent road-rage clash that prompted the deadly face-off between Gasser and McKnight. According to police, McKnight, driving his stepfather's SUV, cut off Gasser on a roadway outside New Orleans. (more...)
Jones: Man United skipper Rooney proving people wrong Jones: Man United skipper Rooney proving people wrong
- December 09, 2016

United will go into their last game knowing a draw will take them into the last 32, having avenged their 1-0 match-day one defeat at Feyenoord , who slipped to third in the group. Meanwhile, captain Rooney vowed there is more good form to come when he spoke to BT Sport's Des Kelly (h/t BBC Sport's Tom Rostance ): "It was a good win, we are pleased to get four goals". (more...)
Falcons Blow Lead on 2-Point Interception Return by Chiefs' Eric Berry Falcons Blow Lead on 2-Point Interception Return by Chiefs' Eric Berry
- December 09, 2016

But he headed to the locker room just before halftime and didn't return. Tom Compton replaced Matthews at left tackle. For the fourth time this season, the Kansas City Chiefs clawed their way to a victory they had no earthy business winning. (more...)
University of Texas Hires UH's Tom Herman to Lead Longhorns
- December 09, 2016

The man who replaces him, Herman, won't have too much patience to count on from the university and the fanbase. He finishes his three-year career at Texas with a 16-21 record (12-15, Big 12). The Longhorns had a decade-long run of 10-win seasons under Mack Brown from 2000-2009, a span that included one national championship and playing for another. (more...)
LeBron: No Statement by Not Staying at Trump-Branded Hotel
- December 09, 2016

They host the humbled Heat on Friday - as coach Erik Spoelstra is about the only notable person left from the era of James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. We weren't able to stop it. ( Carmelo) Anthony seemed to be a focal point of the Cavs' defensive attack. NEW YORK (AP ) - LeBron James had little to say about his choice of hotels and even less about Phil Jackson's choice of words. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel plays down talk of replacing Nico Rosberg at Mercedes Sebastian Vettel plays down talk of replacing Nico Rosberg at Mercedes
- December 09, 2016

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, a victor of four titles, and McLaren driver Fernando Alonso, a double world champion, have been mooted as potential contenders. Rosberg was runner-up to Hamilton in 2014 and last year, but hung on this year to relieve Hamilton of the title in the final race. "I love racing and want to continue", he said. (more...)
Martin Guptill wants better effort from New Zealand with ball
- December 09, 2016

Australia head into the three-game limited-overs Chappell-Hadlee Trophy, starting Sunday in Sydney , on the back of that 2-1 series loss to the Proteas while New Zealand arrive fresh from a 2-0 Test sweep against Pakistan. "There'll be some good crowds, I'm sure, over there, plenty of hostility, and for any New Zealand team going over there it's an exciting time , so we're looking forward to it". (more...)
Oklahoma Sooners are Big 12 champions
- December 09, 2016

Mayfield, who was also named the victor of the Burlsworth Trophy on Monday, threw for 3,669 yards this season to go with 38 touchdowns through the air and six more on the ground. "The drive before the half was just such a momentum changer", offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley said. "I've dreamed of playing here for too long, I fought for that extra year of eligibility for too long", Mayfield said. (more...)
Patrick Roberts hailed by Celtic and City bosses Patrick Roberts hailed by Celtic and City bosses
- December 09, 2016

Celtic's lead was short-lived, Iheanacho powering a strike past Craig Gordon four minutes later after getting on the end of a precise Nolito throughball. The big-spending Premier League club had already qualified for the knockout phase in second place in Group C behind Guardiola's former team Barcelona. (more...)