• Back to the Playoff! Clemson learns CFP opponent, destination
Back to the Playoff! Clemson learns CFP opponent, destination

While there were those that stumped for Georgia to get in despite losing in the SEC Championship to Alabama on Saturday , off the strength of how they looked in the loss, the Dawgs were left on the outside looking in at No. In the Orange Bowl, there is a matchup between two storied franchises. Top-seeded Clemson beat fourth-seeded Oklahoma 3...

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  • Urban Meyer Retiring After Rose Bowl
Urban Meyer Retiring After Rose Bowl

By stepping down now, Meyer ensures the greatest continuity for Ohio State. Offensive coordinator Ryan Day is expected to take over as Ohio State head coach. Meyer's seventh season with Ohio State has been a controversial one that started with a three-game suspension for his handling of assistant Zach Smith's domestic violence arrest.

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  • NBA wrap: Warriors fall to Pistons in Stephen Curry’s return
NBA wrap: Warriors fall to Pistons in Stephen Curry’s return

Curry, who seemed to avoid the minutes' restriction that was rumored to be put on him, played for a total of 37 minutes in his return to the court. For a team that has struggled with attendance at home games of late, this could go a long way.

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  • India's practice game vs Cricket Australia ends in draw
India's practice game vs Cricket Australia ends in draw

The odds are stacked in favour of the tourists - they top the Test rankings and boast the world's best batsman in Virat Kohli , plus a high-class pace bowling attack. "And we can get them all on song and build pressure on him for a period of time then he's like the rest of us - he's human and he makes mistakes". One of the characteristics that we ...

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  • Outrage after first women's Ballon d'Or victor Ada Hegerberg asked to twerk
Outrage after first women's Ballon d'Or victor Ada Hegerberg asked to twerk

The Norwegian star, who hasn't played for her national team since Women's Euro 2017, was seen saying "non" in French before reluctantly agreeing to dance to another song. She stepped away from playing with Norway's national team, citing longstanding frustrations over the state of women's soccer there. Users on twitter were quick to condemn th...

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  • Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa facing ankle surgery
Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa facing ankle surgery

Tagovailoa exited the game against Georgia during the fourth quarter. While this one didn't end with the suddenness of that national title game, it hurt just as bad. Ohio State: The Buckeyes missed out on the College Football Playoff despite trouncing MI and winning the Big Ten title in their last two games. Kyler Murray erupted for 379 yards a...

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  • Understrength Manchester City racks up sixth straight win in EPL
Understrength Manchester City racks up sixth straight win in EPL

I didn't know that. City was without record scorer Sergio Aguero because of muscle fatigue - the striker was pictured drinking tea in a corporate box during the match - while manager Pep Guardiola started David Silva and Riyad Mahrez on the bench and rested defenders John Stones and Kyle Walker completely.

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  • Ballon d'Or: Who finished highest excluding Ronaldo and Messi
Ballon d'Or: Who finished highest excluding Ronaldo and Messi

Former Tottenham and France great David Ginola will host the Ballon d'Or 2018 awards ceremony. Apart from Ronaldo, Modric and Antoinne Griezmann makes the three man shortlist for the prize this year - leaving Barcelona's Lionel Messi out of the equation.

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  • Steelers Fall To Chargers 33-30
Steelers Fall To Chargers 33-30

In team history, the Steelers had never lost a game in which they led by 14 or more points at home. Down 16 points to start the second half, Rivers led the offense on a 13-play, 88-yard drive on the team's first possession in the second half, capped by a 10-yard touchdown to Allen after safety Sean Davis drilled fellow teammate cornerback Jo...

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  • Arsenal triumph over Tottenham amid 'unacceptable' trouble in stands
Arsenal triumph over Tottenham amid 'unacceptable' trouble in stands

As Arsenal look forward to a mid-week trip to Manchester United, it remains to be seen whether or not Ozil will be involved. "It is a very big victory, we showed our supporters and we gave them the victory because it is a very special match against Tottenham , for us it is special also".

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  • UEFA launches third European club competition from 2021
UEFA launches third European club competition from 2021

The UEL2 and the Europa League will follow the same format: eight groups of four teams, with the group winners entering the last 16. In total, there will be 141 games played over 15 weeks, with the victor earning a spot in the Europa League for the following campaign.

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  • Cowboys-Saints officially most-watched Thursday night game ever
Cowboys-Saints officially most-watched Thursday night game ever

The result was nearly an interception, which might have ended in a barrel roll and a touchdown for Lewis had he come up with the ball. Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley suffered a sprained foot in Thursday's upset of the Saints, and the team is hoping the extra time off before the Cowboys' next game will provide Beasley the time he needs to reco...

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  • Stephen Curry to return to Warriors lineup on Saturday vs. Pistons
Stephen Curry to return to Warriors lineup on Saturday vs. Pistons

The Warriors have won the last eight meetings with the Raptors but they will be shorthanded with both, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green , out due to injuries. Toronto has now won seven straight games. The 37 points is a season-high for Leonard. The only "statement" was this: Basketball played a high level but its most accomplished practi...

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  • River Plate Protest Copa Libertadores Final In Madrid
River Plate Protest Copa Libertadores Final In Madrid

But River Plate said in a statement on Saturday that it is " incomprehensible " to play it in Spain. Fans shattered windows of the bus with projectiles and pepper spray was sacked by police, leaving several Boca players needing to be taken to hospital with injuries.

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  • What we know about services for George H.W. Bush
What we know about services for George H.W. Bush

I know you will feel that, too. Although the two Republican presidents were in many ways polar opposites - the soft-spoken, patrician Bush reportedly once dismissed the blustering New Yorker as a "blowhard" and even voted for his rival Hillary Clinton - Trump paid the late leader a gracious tribute, saying he had "inspired generations of his fell...

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  • Packers season over after embarrassing loss to Cardinals
Packers season over after embarrassing loss to Cardinals

And if head coach Mike McCarthy is still punishing his team for road losses the way he used to, Packers players may have to sleep in the worst hotel Chicago has to offer in a few weeks. He missed the game-winning kick as time expired against the Minnesota Vikings, missed five kicks in a loss to the Detroit Lions, missed a field goal in a three-po...

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  • Quebec boxer Adonis Stevenson in critical condition after knockout
Quebec boxer Adonis Stevenson in critical condition after knockout

The 41-year-old, who was the oldest and longest reigning champion in boxing, was stretchered out of the ring and taken to hospital in an ambulance. Stevenson, who has not ventured out of Canada for more than seven years, was making his 10th title defence since winning his belt in 2013 by defeating American Chad Dawson.

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  • Two Former Mets First-Rounders in Mariners Trade Talks
Two Former Mets First-Rounders in Mariners Trade Talks

There were still items to be worked out, including physicals, no-trade clauses and the exact players and money involved, and no deal was expected to be announced Thursday night, according to multiple reports. Fancred's Jon Heyman has gathered similar information, adding even more fuel to the rumors that Diaz and Cano could play for the Mets in 20...

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  • Vegas odds on Clemson-Notre Dame
Vegas odds on Clemson-Notre Dame

The Crimson Tide, which beat Georgia 35-28 on Saturday in the SEC Championship Game , rank second nationally in scoring offense (47.9 ppg) and fourth in scoring defense (14.8 ppg). Every game matters in college football ... unless you don't happen to play in one of the Power 5 conferences, that is. Notre Dame is in the playoff for the first time ...

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  • Kareem Hunt: Chiefs were right to release me
Kareem Hunt: Chiefs were right to release me

Earlier this year, we were made aware of an incident involving running back Kareem Hunt . Speaking to ESPN , Hunt said: "I didn't tell them everything". Hunt faces an unknown future in the NFL with the league still yet to decide what official action to take in light of the video that surfaced. I'm very embarrassed about it.

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