• Rick Smith Taking Extended Leave Of Absence From Texans
Rick Smith Taking Extended Leave Of Absence From Texans

He determined that his wife and three children now need him the most . Smith has been tending to his wife throughout this season while she has undergone treatment in Arizona. The Texans, who play at the Indianapolis Colts in their season finale on Sunday, are 1-6 since rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson tore the ACL in his right knee in early...

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  • Eagles Lose to Cowboys as Starters Rest in Regular Season Finale
Eagles Lose to Cowboys as Starters Rest in Regular Season Finale

The Cowboys are 4-1-1 ATS in their last six road games and 4-1 ATS in their last five against the NFC East while the Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last six home games and 7-2 ATS in their last nine against the NFC. The Cowboys drove 99 yards for the first score. Defensive dud Rasul Douglas didn't have a great game. But the suddenly struggling k...

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  • Penn State wins Fiesta Bowl
Penn State wins Fiesta Bowl

Editor's note: Hey, do you still have fantasy football this week? The Playstation Fiesta Bowl has all the making of another classic bowl game! After three quarters, Penn State had come up short on third down just once. So the fact that [the ban] got lifted ... being able to play four straight bowls is not something that I imagined not being a...

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  • Serena Williams Drops Comeback Match, Found It 'Super Incredibly Hard'
Serena Williams Drops Comeback Match, Found It 'Super Incredibly Hard'

She then took a sabbatical to give birth to her first child, Alexis Olympia, in September . The Florida resident struggled with her movement early on but eventually got into her stride before going down 6-2 3-6 (10-5) to the French Open champion.

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  • Lamar Jackson Struggles as Mississippi St. Beats Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl
Lamar Jackson Struggles as Mississippi St. Beats Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl

Thompson and Jackson provided numerous highlights - and some lowlights. MSU finishes the season 9-4. Jackson had the Cardinals (8-5) on the move late, but safety Mark McLaurin intercepted his third pass of the game . If he is leaving, he went out setting records. Jackson joins former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow and Nevada's Colin Kaeperni...

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  • Dirk Koetter will return to coach Bucs next season
Dirk Koetter will return to coach Bucs next season

Koetter is 13-18 in his two seasons as head coach but has been instrumental in the progress of third year quarterback Jameis Winston . Reports surfacing Friday indicate that the team has informed Koetter that he will not be fired after Sunday's season finale.

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  • Wenger opens up over Sanchez future after Palace display
Wenger opens up over Sanchez future after Palace display

The win takes Arsenal to sixth place with 37 points, while Palace are 16th with 18 points. The Gunners came back from 2-0 down against Liverpool last week to salvage a point with a 3-3 draw. "We suffered a bit but for the biggest part of the game we played well". "We have come here and it is a hard game for everyone in the league". Wils...

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  • Tokyo-bound flight turns back after four hours due to ''unauthorised person''
Tokyo-bound flight turns back after four hours due to ''unauthorised person''

Flight 175 left Los Angeles International Airport at 11:36 a.m. Tuesday and returned to LAX at 7:33 p.m. She later explained the freakish round-trip happened because a passenger had boarded the All Nippon Airways flight with a ticket for a different airline.

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  • Liverpool takes over Swansea City with 5-0 win
Liverpool takes over Swansea City with 5-0 win

That makes it even worse, the feeling of [the result at Arsenal], because so far we were really OK with this kind of injury and now it happened in the middle of the [busy] period, or whatever". "We're bottom of the league, of course, [and] confidence is low in the team". Meanwhile, Joe Gomez was particularly at fault for Alexis Sanchez's goal at ...

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  • Pats sign aging archrival Harrison
Pats sign aging archrival Harrison

He posted a photo of himself with 40-year-old quarterback Tom Brady from the Patriots locker room on his Instagram account, joking that he finally has a teammate that is older than him. Since the playoff picture is becoming clearer as the final slate of games approaches, it's appropriate to look at all of the teams that the New England Patriot...

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  • Hilton is Digest Player of the Week
Hilton is Digest Player of the Week

Yates threw a lob to Hopkins in the left corner of the end zone. He was evaluated for a concussion and later ruled out for the rest of the game. The Pittsburgh Steelers will be facing the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium at 4:30 p.m. They are led by wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins , who has caught 92 passes for 1,313 yards and 12 touchdowns. Hous...

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  • Josh Rosen Prefers Giants Over Browns In NFL Draft
Josh Rosen Prefers Giants Over Browns In NFL Draft

Rosen prefers a team situation similar to that of the New York Giants, however, and wants no part of the Browns, per Schefter. He noted that he'll go home after the Cactus Bowl , discuss with his parents and go from there. 1 pick will factor into his decision, sources told Schefter. The Browns can clinch the top pick with either a loss to th...

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  • Los Angeles psychologist takes credit for Steve Mnuchin horse manure gift
Los Angeles psychologist takes credit for Steve Mnuchin horse manure gift

It was initially said to be a suspicious package but officials later said its contents were not a threat. You might also be interested in. . However, the package was found at a home next door to Mnuchin's. A large box, covered in holiday wrapping paper and addressed to Mnuchin, was left outside the home of one of his Bel Air neighbors Saturday e...

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  • Harry Kane keen to break Alan Shearer's record on Boxing Day
Harry Kane keen to break Alan Shearer's record on Boxing Day

England forward Kane will break the record if he scores in Tottenham's next match against Southampton on Tuesday. The 24-year-old admitted the record has been on his mind but was just as thrilled with the victory, which came just a week after Tottenham suffered a 4-1 hammering by Manchester City.

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  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp criticises Simon Mignolet for Arsenal howler
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp criticises Simon Mignolet for Arsenal howler

Liverpool eventually rescued a point just after the 70th minute when Roberto Firmino beat Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to finish the scoring at 3-3. A draw was certainly the fairest outcome in a thrilling match where neither side could defend competently, with Firmino's intervention ensuring Arsene Wenger is yet to beat Klopp's Liverpool i...

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  • Birmingham Bowl score: Quinton Flowers ends career in style with another thriller
Birmingham Bowl score: Quinton Flowers ends career in style with another thriller

With the win, USF finished its season with a 10-2 record, reaching the 10-win mark in consecutive seasons for the first time in program history. South Florida quarterback Quinton Flowers found Tyre McCants with 16 seconds left for a 26-yard touchdown pass to defeat the Red Raiders.

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  • Sri Lanka opt to bowl against unchanged India
Sri Lanka opt to bowl against unchanged India

Fresh from a thumping victory in the first match, India will look to continue their all-round performance to clinch the series against Sri Lanka in the second Twenty20 global (T20I). There was never a boring moment till the time Rohit was at the crease as he pulled, cut and drove the clueless Lankan bowlers at will. Sri Lanka: Thisara Perer...

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  • Former NBA player Charlie Villanueva has his toilet stolen
Former NBA player Charlie Villanueva has his toilet stolen

Villanueva reported via social media Tuesday that a toilet had been stolen from his home in Dallas, where he finished his 11-year career with the Mavs. Villanueva, 33, played in the National Basketball Association for 11 seasons and averaged 10.4 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. Charlie Villanueva was last on an National Basketball Association...

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  • New York Islanders to leave Brooklyn, return to suburbs
New York Islanders to leave Brooklyn, return to suburbs

According to sources, the New York Islanders have received news on Tuesday that its bid to build a new arena at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York has been accepted. Another bid for the site which was not accepted was put in by the New York Football Club. The Islanders played at the Nassau Coliseum from its inception in 1972 until 2015, winning...

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  • Evan Longoria's Stint With the Tampa Bay Rays Ends
Evan Longoria's Stint With the Tampa Bay Rays Ends

At the plate, he batted.261 with 20 home runs and 86 RBIs. Aside from having to shell out upward of $15 million for Longoria's services in each of the final three seasons on his contract, the Giants should also be concerned about his status as an aging veteran.

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  • Expect heavy traffic during Tuesday's Boca Raton Bowl
Expect heavy traffic during Tuesday's Boca Raton Bowl

The common belief was Kiffin could use FAU as a launching pad back into a power-conference coaching job. For FAU , the Boca Raton Bowl gives the local fans one last chance to watch this high-powered offense play in their own stadium. CMU wrapped up the 2017 season on a five-game winning streak as QB Shane Morris (2,908 yards/26 TD) got hot. ...

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  • Terry Rozier wins game for Celtics with steal and last-second dunk
Terry Rozier wins game for Celtics with steal and last-second dunk

Kyrie Irving , who scored eight points in the last 1:12, finished with 30 points for the C's. "Kyrie made two incredible shots", Boston coach Brad Stevens said. Kaminsky didnt miss a shot until the fourth quarter, finishing 10-of-13 overall and hitting 4 of 6 3-pointers to provide a boost for a bench that has struggled so much lately that interim...

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  • Three takeaways from Panthers' win over Packers
Three takeaways from Panthers' win over Packers

He scrambled out of the pocket and looked deep for Nelson, but the ball couldn't make it to his favorite target and was picked off by James Bradberry (who also got his second interception in as many weeks). Olsen scored a 30-yard go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter that put Carolina up 17-14. Byrd finished with three catches for 25 yards an...

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  • Music mogul Russell Simmons accused of rape by three women
Music mogul Russell Simmons accused of rape by three women

Simmons released a statement last night saying he "vehemently denies all these allegations", adding that they shocked him to his core. The allegations reported by the Times today stem from the 1980s and 1990s and mark the latest in a cascade of serious allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men in entertainment, media, politics and...

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  • Referee hurts himself in unusual way during Bears vs. Lions
Referee hurts himself in unusual way during Bears vs. Lions

Jones' 58-yard catch led to a Lions touchdown three plays later when Stafford hit T.J. Jones with a three-yard touchdown pass. Caldwell is under contract for at least two more years thanks to a multiyear extension, a deal the team didn't announce until months after he signed it, but a late-season slide may warm his seat.

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  • Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright charged with murder in 2010 death
Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright charged with murder in 2010 death

The next morning, local police received a 911 call from his cell phone. On November 9, 2017, authorities had a break in the case when they located the murder weapon in a Walnut, Mississippi lake. - Nina Harrelson (@NinaHarrelsonTV) December 16, 2017MPD Dir. There were always suspicions about Sherra Wright-Robinson regarding the mysterious and u...

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  • Dana White dismisses Conor McGregor boxing rumors: 'He's not boxing anyone'
Dana White dismisses Conor McGregor boxing rumors: 'He's not boxing anyone'

This is good news for UFC fans, although it's a bit unclear who McGregor will take on in his return fight. McGregor told TMZ after a night on the town in NY that next up, he wants a "real fight". That long-awaited fight garnered 4.6m buys in North America, 300,000 more than Mayweather's 50th career victory. Showtime added that the Mayweat...

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  • Mo, Mo, Mo…Wilkerson Gives Jets Early Christmas Gift
Mo, Mo, Mo…Wilkerson Gives Jets Early Christmas Gift

A seven-year veteran, Wilkerson has 3.5 sacks this season - down from the 12 he had in 2015 - and 46 tackles. "I'm just anxious about the guys I'm coaching", Bowles said, when asked the same question. Bowles said he had a discussion with Wilkerson, who was not available for comment in the Jets locker room. Bowles said he addressed the decision ...

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  • Three-Man Weave: Karl-Anthony Towns Gave The Kings A Whooping
Three-Man Weave: Karl-Anthony Towns Gave The Kings A Whooping

In Towns' first chance to respond to the post and the Philadelphia loss - the Wolves center was distraught afterward and took the blame for the defeat - he delivered 30 points, 14 rebounds, five assists, five blocks and a steal in Minnesota's 119-96 win over Sacramento on Thursday night at Target Center.

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  • Ajinkya Rahane's father runs vehicle over 67-year-old woman, arrested
Ajinkya Rahane's father runs vehicle over 67-year-old woman, arrested

Ajinkya Rahane's Father has been arrested for running his auto over a 67 year old woman. The incident involved Madhukar's vehicle. Reports so far have suggested that Rahane's father driving his Hyundai i20 when the accident took place. As reported by News 18, the Kolhapur Police has reportedly registered a case under the IPC Act 304A, 337, 338, ...

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