• Saints Win 5 In A Row After Defeating Bears, 20-12
Saints Win 5 In A Row After Defeating Bears, 20-12

And when the Saints needed a big play to seal their 20-12 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday, it was none other than the 21-year-old rookie who provided it. Drew Brees completed 27 of 38 passes for 331 yards and a touchdown against two interceptions. The Bears moved the ball better than they have in weeks - picking up 153 yards in to...

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  • Texans Owner Called Protesters 'Inmates' - Now Look What They Did In Retaliation
Texans Owner Called Protesters 'Inmates' - Now Look What They Did In Retaliation

Then, the entire team planned a protest against their owner and executed it during the national anthem before their game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. McNair did not meet with the players on Friday after the comment but instead waited until Saturday morning to apologize personally - which reportedly bothered some of the team's players.

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  • Melvin Gordon breaks loose, but Patriots tame Chargers on the road
Melvin Gordon breaks loose, but Patriots tame Chargers on the road

Now, the focus of weakness shifts to the red zone offense. After a touchdown pass from Tom Brady to Rob Gronkowski tied the game, the Chargers went three-and-out before forcing a punt. In the second quarter, Benjamin fielded a punt, but bobbled the ball as he caught it. Stephen Gostkowski added four field goals, missing two. The Chargers ...

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  • Sepang MotoGP Qualifying Results | Pedrosa on Pole; Marquez 7th
Sepang MotoGP Qualifying Results | Pedrosa on Pole; Marquez 7th

He bested Johann Zarco (Yamaha) and Andrea Dovizioso by 0.017 and 0.024 seconds, respectively, in the last minute of an incredibly hard-fought qualifying session. Dovizioso won at Sepang a year ago, but Marquez nonetheless seems primed to close out a second consecutive title triumph, having prevailed in Australia last weekend.

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  • Winx unstoppable on way to Cox Plate trifecta
Winx unstoppable on way to Cox Plate trifecta

And she didn't disappoint, out-classing all opposition in the race. Oliver was outed for shifting in on Happy Clapper in Saturday's Cox Plate , causing interference to Dean Yendall on Royal Symphony . She broke her own track record by 0.04 seconds, with a time of two minutes, 2.94 seconds. "She's very good on her feet and she does like to...

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  • Mohammed Shami backs Virat Kohli's rotation policy
Mohammed Shami backs Virat Kohli's rotation policy

When will the 3rd ODI between India and New Zealand be played? The second T20I will be played at Rajkot on November 4, while he series will conclude at the newest cricket venue in India - the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram - on November 7.

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  • Astros manager AJ Hinch involved in bar incident after Game 1
Astros manager AJ Hinch involved in bar incident after Game 1

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch was involved in a heated altercation at a bar after Game 1 of the World Series . If it did happen, maybe altercation was the spark Hinch needed - the Astros rallied Wednesday night to defeat the Dodgers 7-6 in Game 2.

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  • Jose Mourinho certain Manchester United display against Huddersfield was an 'isolated case'
Jose Mourinho certain Manchester United display against Huddersfield was an 'isolated case'

Shaw's work-rate was criticised by Mourinho last term, but while the manager is unable to find a place in his team for the 22-year-old at present, he is open to him remaining at Old Trafford and has no issue with his praise of Pochettino. "I am always disappointed when a player, because he has a new manager, the new manager becomes the best and the...

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  • Colin Kaepernick expected to be invited to meeting with owners
Colin Kaepernick expected to be invited to meeting with owners

However, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that he hopes the number of players who decide to protest would drop to "zero". The league later said it's up to the players to decide who will attend to represent them per the Washington Post .

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  • Yankees part with manager Girardi
Yankees part with manager Girardi

Girardi had been working on a four-year, $16 million contract, which was set to expire on Tuesday. But all of that wasn't enough for manager Joe Girardi to keep his job. "As Hal Steinbrenner and I mentioned to Joe directly this week, he has been a tremendous Yankee on the field and away from it, as a player, coach and manager".

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  • Hazard poses with Bakayoko after Chelsea's 2-1 win over Everton
Hazard poses with Bakayoko after Chelsea's 2-1 win over Everton

A win here could help Everton get their confidence back - but that seems like a very tall order for them right now, especially considering how easily Chelsea beat them in the EPL earlier this season. Lookman was lively and will feel he deserves more playing time in the days to come. The goalkeeper then rushed out to clear when Lennon ran thro...

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  • Caroline Wozniacki through to last four of WTA Finals
Caroline Wozniacki through to last four of WTA Finals

The most important thing is to win the matches that I play here. The rankings show Halep as the world leader and Wozniacki in sixth but the Romanian was utterly outclassed as her opponent raced through the first set in 23 minutes on the back of a 94 percent first serve success rate.

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  • Dustin Pedroia undergoes knee surgery
Dustin Pedroia undergoes knee surgery

He underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee last October. After weighing his options since the season ended, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia went under the knife on Wednesday. The surgery was performed by Dr. The veteran leader played through the pain as much as he could, but was on the disabled list twice after the All-Star brea...

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  • ESPN President Cancels 'Barstool Van Talk' After Just One Episode
ESPN President Cancels 'Barstool Van Talk' After Just One Episode

This all begs the question: Why? President John Skipper said Monday in a statement: "Effective immediately, I am canceling Barstool Van Talk ". The Barstool president addressed the style of criticism he has directed at ESPN in the past.

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  • Knicks express interest in Eric Bledsoe
Knicks express interest in Eric Bledsoe

Which is probably why point guard Eric Bledsoe , easily their most talented player , wants out. The Suns lost 130-88 on Saturday night to the Los Angeles Clippers , dropping to 0-3 to start the season. They've allowed opponents to score 128.7 points per game and 116.6 points per 100 possessions - both league-worsts by a healthy margin. However,...

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  • Mumbai ODI: India win toss, elect to bat against Kiwis
Mumbai ODI: India win toss, elect to bat against Kiwis

That night, they found a new hero in MS Dhoni , who made India's challenging chase possible and also scored the winning runs . While Kohli has had some regal knocks in the ODI format over the years, the energy sapping humidity and the slowness of the track made batting hard.

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  • Raiders beat Chiefs on final play
Raiders beat Chiefs on final play

Trailing 30-24 and needing a touchdown to win, Derek Carr and the Raiders offense took over on their own 15-yard line needing 85 yards to save their season. Oakland still doesn't have an interception and surrendered some humiliating touchdowns to Smith and the Chiefs . That was Tavecchio's first missed kick of any kind this season but he then ha...

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  • Browns will have scouting presence at MI vs. Penn State
Browns will have scouting presence at MI vs. Penn State

With an off week to prepare, Penn State didn't let up. Barkley scored two touchdowns in the first five minutes to regain some Heisman Trophy momentum, and his good hands to haul in a bobbled reception for a score made up for an early job that likely cost Penn State some points when the game was still in some doubt.

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  • Cousins fined $25000 by National Basketball Association for language toward fan
Cousins fined $25000 by National Basketball Association for language toward fan

He's also well known for his penchant for drawing technical fouls, having led the league in the category last season and in other seasons as well. NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA has fined New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan.

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  • Phil Jones expected to be fit for Manchester United's clash with Huddersfield
Phil Jones expected to be fit for Manchester United's clash with Huddersfield

José Mourinho thinks that his Manchester United side are not getting enough credit for their defensive solidity this season. The 18-year-old, whose appearance made him the youngest goalkeeper ever to play in the Champions League, gifted Marcus Rashford the only goal of the game at the Estadio da Luz.

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  • Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte 'not afraid to face the difficulties'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte 'not afraid to face the difficulties'

Chelsea beat Watford both home and away in the Premier League last season by a single goal margin and both matches saw them score the winning goal in the 87th minute or later. "Alongside that we are having important injuries and everyone knows we don't have a enormous squad". According to Matt Hughes in The Times , many Chelsea stars beli...

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  • Richard Spencer wanted a platform. He's faced protesters instead
Richard Spencer wanted a platform. He's faced protesters instead

The University of Florida later reversed its decision on Thursday's event, saying it was committed to upholding the First Amendment, even if that required security measures that would cost $500,000. Some students plan to protest what they consider to be hate speech, while others will keep their distance. "We don't want your Nazi hate", the proteste...

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  • Historic Changes Coming for the National Football League in Dallas
Historic Changes Coming for the National Football League in Dallas

The draft will be held again in late April from the 26th to the 28th. North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky poses after being selected by the Bears. The decision is the result of a months-long examination of plans submitted by various cities to host the 2018 NFL Draft.

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  • Roger Goodell issues no discipline or mandate for National Football League anthem protesters
Roger Goodell issues no discipline or mandate for National Football League anthem protesters

This is a long-term commitment that we have to make. " NFL executives and owners joined NFLPA executives and player leaders to review and discuss plans to utilize our platform to promote equality and effectuate positive change", the statement said .

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  • Ingram-Kamara tandem blossoms in Saints' win over Lions
Ingram-Kamara tandem blossoms in Saints' win over Lions

Prediction: This could be a close game for both teams, but the Saints will win, 30-23. Matthew Stafford injured his ankle last week against the Carolina Panthers , but he will play through the pain against the New Orleans Saints in Week 6, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport .

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  • Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater to Return to Practice
Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater to Return to Practice

There has been no official statement yet but those two words offer some encouragement. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater reportedly got good news on his injured left knee Monday morning. He could practice as soon as Wednesday. "I think we had confidence (in Keenum) from Day 1", Vikings star receiver Adam Thielen said. As ...

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  • Klopp denies Liverpool have lost confidence
Klopp denies Liverpool have lost confidence

Ideally, Klopp would be in a position to rest a couple of key players ahead of another important Premier League clash next weekend - they travel to Wembley to face Tottenham on Sunday - but Liverpool can not afford to drop any more points and must be wary of Maribor , who are unbeaten in their domestic league.

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  • Ashwin & Jadeja not picked again
Ashwin & Jadeja not picked again

The 32-year-old Karthik was recalled for a ODI match in Antigua after almost three-and-a-half years. India will be playing their first ODI on October 22 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai . Shreyas Iyer: The top scorer for India A against New Zealand A, one of the most talented batsman out there who has impressed in IPL as well as domestic cricket.

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  • Ronald Koeman praises Wayne Rooney after Brighton draw
Ronald Koeman praises Wayne Rooney after Brighton draw

Nevertheless the Dutchman felt it was a performance Everton can build on as they bid to kick-start their stuttering season. "I think the pressure is always there in football, because you like to win and you put yourself under pressure to win the game".

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  • What the Jets were saying after their loss to the Patriots
What the Jets were saying after their loss to the Patriots

The officials disagreed following a review of the play, and the reversal of the call left many baffled and angry. But after a replay review, referee Tony Corrente announced that the NY replay office had ruled that Seferian-Jenkins never regained possession in the field of play.

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