• Pence to head delegation to South Korea Olympics
Pence to head delegation to South Korea Olympics

Intel TrueVR "pods" at each event will create a 360 degree virtual environment where viewers can watch. Official confirmation from the International Olympic Committee is yet to be received. NBC Olympics will also provide content prior to the start of the Games, with behind-the-scenes content captured with Intel True VR technology . The XXIII G...

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  • Sevilla, United in ticket war
Sevilla, United in ticket war

Manchester United brass have responded by subsidising the £35 difference for every fan who has bought a ticket. Sevilla refused to back down and so now Manchester United have made a decision to charge visiting Sevilla the exact same amount.

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  • Five Real Madrid players in UEFA '2017 team of the year'
Five Real Madrid players in UEFA '2017 team of the year'

Hazard is one of just two Premier League representatives included - both of whom are in the team for the first time - with Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne earning a place for his dazzling form. Amid talks of a current crisis at the club , Real Madrid are still reaping the awards for their successful 2017 with Zidane's side featuring strongly i...

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  • Scientists discover thick ice sheets beneath the surface of Mars
Scientists discover thick ice sheets beneath the surface of Mars

Mars has ice sheets more than 100 meters deep hiding beneath its red dust, offering a potential water source for future explorers of the Red Planet , according to new research. In a study published today in the journal Science , researchers using the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) investigated eight steep and eroded slopes (known as s...

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  • Arsenal legend Ian Wright reacts to Arsenal selling star midfielder
Arsenal legend Ian Wright reacts to Arsenal selling star midfielder

Coquelin spoke with Arsenal teammates Shkodran Mustafi, Nacho Monreal, Hector Bellerin and Santi Cazorla about the move with all four having nothing but positives to give. "We had an opportunity and I let him go". Wenger later added at a post-match news conference: "He goes to Valencia , he didn't get enough games".

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  • Pirates ace Gerrit Cole traded to Astros
Pirates ace Gerrit Cole traded to Astros

Morosi added Cole's salary arbitration has yet to be resolved with a filing deadline of Friday, and that the Astros wanted to finalize a trade so "they can file at their number" rather than take on the Pirates' salary number. Cole's wife, Amy, summed up the day by posting video of a roller-coaster ride on Twitter . The Yankees were also consi...

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  • Browns hire ex-Packers executive Wolf as assistant GM
Browns hire ex-Packers executive Wolf as assistant GM

Wolf is the second Packers executive Dorsey has hired since he became the general manager of the Browns last month. According to Marc Sessler of NFL .com, the Oakland Raiders also had interest in adding Wolf to the front office, though he ultimately opted for Cleveland.

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  • Is Matt Patricia set to spurn the Lions for the Giants?
Is Matt Patricia set to spurn the Lions for the Giants?

Pro Football Talk says Patricia has a great relationship with Lions GM Bob Quinn , who worked for the Patriots before coming to the Lions. While Patricia is favored to be chosen by the Giants , the Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals are also interested in Patricia , whose calling card is a wild-man appearance featuring a bushy bear...

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  • Hulu Renews Runaways and Future Man
Hulu Renews Runaways and Future Man

The series stars Rhenzy Feliz as Alex Wilder, Lyrica Okano as Nico Minoru, Virginia Gardner as Karolina Dean, Ariela Barer as Gert Yorkes, Gregg Sulkin as Chase Stein and Allegra Acosta as Molly Hernandez. The show comes from Marvel and ABC Signature Studios. At Hulu , Runaways and Future Man are part of a scripted originals ro...

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  • Monaco must 'prepare' for Thomas Lemar interest - Leonardo Jardim
Monaco must 'prepare' for Thomas Lemar interest - Leonardo Jardim

Lemar would be a natural replacement for Coutinho but Liverpool FC could be forced to pay over the odds for the talented France attacker given Monaco will be aware of the Reds' inflated transfer budget. "So for Monaco , and I'm not saying they might still sell him now, but for them it would make no sense whatsoever to do so and that's why th...

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  • Arsenal 'quote Manchester City £40m for Alexis Sanchez'
Arsenal 'quote Manchester City £40m for Alexis Sanchez'

The Chilean global has been linked with PSG, Bayern Munich and even Real Madrid over the past few months, but now the Gunners' top flight rivals Manchester City are set to make a significant bid. It is reported that Manchester City were going to wait, and sign the Chilean global on a free transfer in the summer, but the injury to Gabriel Jesus...

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  • Jaguars, Bortles struggle, but get past Bills in AFC wild card
Jaguars, Bortles struggle, but get past Bills in AFC wild card

I just want to be able to cut well enough where I don't have a lot of pain when I cut. Both quarterbacks struggled in the tight affair at EverBank Field, with the Jaguars' Blake Bortles only throwing for 87 yards while Bills counterpart Tyrod Taylor completed just 17 of his 38 attempted passes as Buffalo failed to score a touchdown for the th...

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  • Packers promote Brian Gutekunst as new general manager
Packers promote Brian Gutekunst as new general manager

The man replacing him will come from a similar mold, as the Packers made a decision to give in-house candidate Brian Gutekunst as their new general manager. He's been the Director of Player Personnel the last two seasons. But how much are the Packers really changing? He was promoted to director of of college scouting in 2012 and director of playe...

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  • Saints' win over Carolina 31-26; will face the Vikings
Saints' win over Carolina 31-26; will face the Vikings

Payton pointed out that the Panthers not only defeated two of the top teams in the National Football League this season - New England and Minnesota - but beat the Patriots on the road. Bortles, who was 6 of 15 for 33 yards in the first half, also was Jacksonville's leading rusher with three carries for 35 yards. Newton has averaged 12.5 carries f...

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  • Mohamed Salah wins CAF Player of the Year
Mohamed Salah wins CAF Player of the Year

Salah was the favourite to win the award having made an incredible impact at Liverpool since joining the club from Italian side AS Roma over the summer. Earlier, Mohammed Salah was voted the best African footballer of the year and according to the BBC. "2017 was an unbelievable year for me with national team and my clubs".

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  • Jon Gruden about to sign NFL's longest ever head coaching deal — Reports
Jon Gruden about to sign NFL's longest ever head coaching deal — Reports

The Oakland Raiders are set to bring Jon Gruden back for a second stint as coach. But the Raiders went about this all wrong. They fall behind quickly as rookie cornerback Charles Woodson is burned for three completions including a touchdown by Andre Rison.

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  • Freezing rain possible in Tri-Cities Friday. But we may get lucky
Freezing rain possible in Tri-Cities Friday. But we may get lucky

The National Weather Service has also issued a winter weather advisory for the region until 6 p.m. Saturday amid the cold temperatures and wind causing blowing and drifting snow on the roadways. Accumulation is not expected to be heavy, with NWS anticipating "up to 0.05 inches" on trees and power lines, but little - if any - on most ground su...

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  • Rams' Barron, Cooper active for playoff meeting with Falcons
Rams' Barron, Cooper active for playoff meeting with Falcons

The game between the Falcons and Rams will kick off at 8:15 EST and will be televised on NBC. Bryant had kicks of 25 and 54 yards as the Falcons controlled the clock in the third quarter. Goff finished 24 of 45 for 259 yards and a touchdown but it was not enough to beat a Falcons defense loaded up to stop the run. He will need that ground g...

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  • Jon Gruden named Raiders' coach
Jon Gruden named Raiders' coach

The team reportedly offered Gruden an ownership stake in the team if he accepted the coaching position, but who needs an ownership stake when you can have $100 million in cold, hard cash instead? The Raiders sent out a release announcing Gruden's return on the team's various social media platforms.

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  • Marcus Mariota throws touchdown to himself against Chiefs
Marcus Mariota throws touchdown to himself against Chiefs

Mariota's touchdown pass - and reception, for that matter - capped a 15-play, 91-yard drive that took 8:29 and ultimately trimmed the Titans' deficit to 21-10. With almost six minutes left in the game, the Chiefs still had an opportunity to retake the lead. The Chiefs still led 21-10 at that point, but the offense had gone cold.

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  • Jesse Lingard can't stop scoring fantastic goals for Manchester United
Jesse Lingard can't stop scoring fantastic goals for Manchester United

Marcus Rashford was presented with the best chance of the half as a fortunate bobble gave him space to pull the trigger towards goal, but he fired his shot just over the bar - the shot should've hit the target, and if it did, would've given the hosts a deserved lead.

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  • FA asks Arsenal's Arsene Wenger to explain comments on referees
FA asks Arsenal's Arsene Wenger to explain comments on referees

But Bellerin's late strike denied Chelsea their 11th win in 14 league games and earned Arsenal a deserved point. "And we got again a farcical decision on the penalty but ... Wenger, who was charged with misconduct, received a four-game touchline suspension and fined £25,000 after his altercation with fourth official Taylor at the end of Arsenal's...

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  • Everton's Ross Barkley set for Chelsea medical
Everton's Ross Barkley set for Chelsea medical

Tottenham were also interested in signing Barkley last summer, but Sky Sports News understands they decided against reigniting their interest in the 24-year-old with Mauricio Pochettino focusing on other targets. The England midfielder, who have just six months left of his current Toffees deal though he's not featured for Everton all season, re...

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  • Isaiah Thomas claps back after refusing Celtics video tribute
Isaiah Thomas claps back after refusing Celtics video tribute

But a minutes restriction (he'll come off the bench and reportedly only play 8-12 minutes on Tuesday) will keep him out of Cleveland's first trip to Boston. It would be highly unlikely he'd be peak Isaiah Thomas in his first game back from injury. "And it might take some time but at the same time, the progress that I've made is all good and posit...

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  • Jon Gruden to target John Morton if tabbed by Raiders
Jon Gruden to target John Morton if tabbed by Raiders

Reports indicate that Oakland is willing to grant Gruden an ownership stake if he becomes their next head coach. Even though Gruden has been hesitate in the past to return to coaching, he will have enough power within the organization that he can reshape the entire front office and coaching staff, though some holdovers still remain from his fir...

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  • US Hockey Team Turns to an Olympic Veteran
US Hockey Team Turns to an Olympic Veteran

In Pyeongchang, the US women will be trying to win Olympic gold for the first time in 20 years. Under the direction of head coach Robb Stauber, who played for the University of Minnesota from 1986 to 1989, the 2017-18 U.S. Bozek played in four world championships and was one of the top defensemen at the 2014 Olympics, making the all-tournamen...

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  • Carson Palmer says goodbye as Cardinals face two big voids
Carson Palmer says goodbye as Cardinals face two big voids

Palmer played 14 seasons in the National Football League (7 with Cincinnati, 2 with Oakland, 5 with Arizona) where he played in 182 regular season games but made the playoffs just 3 times (4 games). he was placed on injured reserve with nine touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. In 2015, he started all 16 games and Arizona was 13-3, advan...

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  • Packers already extended Mike McCarthy's contract through 2019 season
Packers already extended Mike McCarthy's contract through 2019 season

Even with kicking General Manager Ted Thompson upstairs after 14 years, the Packers took a step toward creating some organizational stability, and they did it quietly. Thompson has been the GM since 2005 when he made Aaron Rodgers his first pick as the head man. Beginning with the son of Thompson's mentor, Ron Wolf.

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  • Alexis Sanchez to Man City off? Pep Guardiola plays down transfer talk
Alexis Sanchez to Man City off? Pep Guardiola plays down transfer talk

The longest winning run in English history was ended by Crystal Palace , who proved that it is possible to stand up to opponents that will surely take the title. In terms of what happens, we will have meetings and see what is best. It was also City's first time of playing a Premier League game without scoring a goal since last April.

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  • Why the Raiders fired head coach Jack Del Rio
Why the Raiders fired head coach Jack Del Rio

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Gruden has reached out to potential assistant coaches in recent weeks. Jack Del Rio , who signed a contract extension last summer, is in trouble as the Raiders (6-9) have been the biggest disappointment in the AFC this season.

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