• Bears QB Jay Cutler to have season-ending shoulder surgery
Bears QB Jay Cutler to have season-ending shoulder surgery

It's been really fun the last two years being able to coach him. In his first start, Barkley was equal parts awful and heroic, so we will have to wait and see how things play out in Cutler's absence. Matt Barkley started and completed 28 of 54 passes for 316 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions in a 27-21 Bears loss. He has played eight ...

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  • Lane Kiffin Emerging as Candidate for Houston Opening
Lane Kiffin Emerging as Candidate for Houston Opening

Houston is in the process of replacing their former head coach Tom Herman who left for Texas, the school is in the process of narrowing a list of candidates to between "five and six names", Fertitta told the Houston Chronicle . "But until, or if, or when we can ever get full clarity (on Briles' role in the scandal), I can't see us going there". ...

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  • Well-balanced Pistons ease to victory over Celtics
Well-balanced Pistons ease to victory over Celtics

Jon Leuer also chipped in eight points off the bench as the Pistons shot 52.2 percent from the field as a team in the first half. The Pistons outscored the Hornets by 23 after Drummond was ejected for a flagrant-2 foul when officials ruled he elbowed Roy Hibbert in the head.

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  • Chelsea investigating historic sexual abuse allegations
Chelsea investigating historic sexual abuse allegations

The Telegraph have said that they are not aware of any evidence corroborating the claim made against Eddie Heath, however, rumours regarding the ex-scout's apparent behaviour have been talked about by the club's former youth players. A hotline took more than 860 calls in its first week. The reports started after former player Andy Woodward told t...

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  • Argentina win the 2016 Davis Cup in memorable comeback
Argentina win the 2016 Davis Cup in memorable comeback

Delbonis made sure Del Potro's efforts were not in vain, the former triumphing in straight sets. The 2005 winners saw the red carpet pulled from under their feet, however, as a battling Del Potro launched a ferocious comeback and played through the fifth set with a broken finger on his left hand.

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  • Penn State beats Michigan State to reach Big Ten title game
Penn State beats Michigan State to reach Big Ten title game

But Barkley couldn't get going and eventually left the game with a right leg injury. The second-ranked Buckeyes and No. 8 Nittany Lions each won Saturday, sending Penn State to the Big Ten championship game as East Division winners and Ohio State into wait-and-see mode.

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  • Former darts champion dropped from TV over abuse comments
Former darts champion dropped from TV over abuse comments

It followed the 62-year-old's home being searched by Thames Valley Police following new allegations that he had abused youth footballers decades earlier. "U people replying don't twist what i sent out, i tell the truth if u dont like it tough". Newcastle United announced on Tuesday that Bristow has been dropped from an event at St James' Park nex...

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  • Unbeaten 'Bama looks to stay flawless in SEC title game
Unbeaten 'Bama looks to stay flawless in SEC title game

He finished 6-of-20 for 27 yards and 1 interception that was returned for a touchdown. Some quarterbacks we want to keep in the pocket because he's risky with his legs and he can make throws on the run. Auburn needs the practice time to get starting quarterback Sean White healthy enough to play. These two teams did square off in the conference t...

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  • No. 1 Kentucky rolls past Arizona State 115-69 in Bahamas
No. 1 Kentucky rolls past Arizona State 115-69 in Bahamas

Yes, the top-ranked Wildcats were so good Monday night in Paradise Island, Bahamas, that they were turning mistakes into highlight-reel plays. This Kentucky team is loaded with talent and appears unbeatable early in the season. Arizona State: Hurley knew it would be a tough task to slow the Wildcats and noted his team would have to avoid turnove...

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  • Houston's Herman Leaving for Texas
Houston's Herman Leaving for Texas

He reportedly will seek to hire Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin as his coordinator. "The opportunity to come back to Texas is a dream come true for me and my family", Herman said . Strong had a few signature wins while at the school, but was not able to put together a winning season. Herman may check off all the boxes for what you're...

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  • India vs England 2nd Test Preview: Confident England aim to upset India
India vs England 2nd Test Preview: Confident England aim to upset India

Even so, the Australian could not stop himself comparing Hameed's run-hungry approach - on and off the field - with that of one of his greatest charges, Sri Lanka's record-breaker Kumar Sangakkara. "Everyone is telling us it will turn more and more and the toss is important but if we lose the toss it's another challenge to overcome", Cook said.

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  • Brewers sign Eric Thames, designate slugging 1B Chris Carter
Brewers sign Eric Thames, designate slugging 1B Chris Carter

He spent nearly the entire 2016 season with Triple-A Pawtucket, slashing.303/.369/.445/.814 with 10 homers, 15 doubles and 41 RBIs in 86 games. "His ability to play first base along with both corner outfield positions adds versatility to the roster".

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  • FA urged to slap Mourinho with six-game ban
FA urged to slap Mourinho with six-game ban

However, the hosts were unable to find a victor, and have now not won in the league at Old Trafford since their 4-1 success over Leicester City back on September 24. But as we enter December, the time to turn those positives into actual points is very much upon us. "We all believe the results will appear". Charlie Austin's goal, scored after ju...

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  • AFC playoff picture: Broncos eyeing Dolphins for final seed
AFC playoff picture: Broncos eyeing Dolphins for final seed

The Patriots and Raiders won Sunday, keeping them locked into the first and second seeds, respectively. Next up for Miami: the 6-5 Baltimore Ravens , now tied for the AFC North lead and themselves holding the No. The Raiders still control the path to homefield advantage, but the Patriots have a conference win in the bank for the tiebreak...

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  • Appeal on contested votes heard by NC election board
Appeal on contested votes heard by NC election board

Unofficial results show Cooper leading the Republican incumbent by about 9,800 votes from 4.7 million cast, up from 5,000 on election night. As the state went to the polls earlier this month, McCrory's luck appeared to have run out as Democratic rival Roy Cooper took a lead of more than 9,000 votes.

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  • Obama, Putin speak for four minutes about Syria and Ukraine
Obama, Putin speak for four minutes about Syria and Ukraine

Staying put in his hotel may have avoided a potentially awkward encounter with US President Barack Obama, who cancelled a meeting with him at another summit in September after Mr Duterte called him a "son of a whore". Bombing by Syria's government has intensified in recent days. Throughout his campaign, Trump has argued for more harmonious relati...

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  • Ohio State stays No
Ohio State stays No

Unlike most media sites, Bleacher Report doesn't give you a yes or no answer. "If Washington loses, my opinion, Michigan goes to four", Herbstreit said. Washington moved into the No. 4 position after beating rival Washington State over the weekend. But for this week, Ohio State is safe. On Tuesday, in the next to last ranking, the CFP co...

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  • Bills signing Logan Thomas off Lions practice squad
Bills signing Logan Thomas off Lions practice squad

He spent his rookie year with the Cardinals, then spent time with the Dolphins in 2015 before being claimed off waivers by the Giants this summer. "I'm in kindergarten when these guys are at a pro level", Thomas joked Monday with Detroit media, via the Detroit Free Press . "I think this gives me the best opportunity to do so".

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  • Bradford's short passes not enough for Vikings against Lions
Bradford's short passes not enough for Vikings against Lions

In a 22-16 win on November 6 at U.S. Bank Stadium, the Lions got a 58-yard field goal on the final play of regulation to tie the score and then won in overtime with a touchdown on the first series. That left a lot of time for Bradford and the Vikings offense. The Vikings , who began the season 5-0 before injuries took their toll, drop to 6-5...

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  • Chiefs Beat Broncos 30-27 in Overtime
Chiefs Beat Broncos 30-27 in Overtime

Yet, after three incompletions, the Chiefs still faced a do-or-die fourth and 10 at the Broncos' 14-yard line. "The fact that we had no timeouts probably made it - made me want to go in that direction", Kubiak said after the game. The Chiefs, in particular, seemed to take a cautious approach, mixing in a ton of short passes so Smith could get t...

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