• LeBron James chosen Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of Year
LeBron James chosen Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of Year

You guys know how I am about individual awards and things of that nature - it doesn't hit me or nothing to that magnitude". But I'm honored that they have chosen me. Golden State now has the best record in the league at 16-2 and Cleveland has the second best at 13-3. The Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians last month and, purely by coincidence, ralli...

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  • Africa by 7 wickets in third Test
Africa by 7 wickets in third Test

Du Plessis, whose South Africans won the series 2-1, said Australia's new approach would pay dividends. He was found guilty of ball tampering after being pictured applying saliva to the ball with a mint in his mouth and then came a controversial declaration on the first innings of the third Test.

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  • Bayern Munich beat Mainz in German Bundesliga
Bayern Munich beat Mainz in German Bundesliga

Both the club and player appear keen to strike a new deal and, according to the Netherlands worldwide, there will be no obstacles to continuing his career with the Bundesliga giants despite rumours of a just a one-year deal on the table. "I was well involved in the game and formed a good triangle with Philipp and Thiago", said Mueller. As a player ...

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  • Virginia Tech football team carries confidence into Clemson matchup
Virginia Tech football team carries confidence into Clemson matchup

The Clemson OL is coming off two very good weeks in a row and boasts a whopping THREE first team All ACC linemen. "The bottom line is nobody has stopped them offensively", Fuente said. "All that matters is that I have the coaches behind me and players behind me", Evans said. The Hokies surrender just 21 points per game against opponents.

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  • Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi F1 GP; Rosberg wins maiden WDC
Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi F1 GP; Rosberg wins maiden WDC

With Hamilton purposefully slowing him down, two other drivers hard on his tail and the title on the line, Rosberg did not crack. Behind Vettel in fourth place was Max Verstappen, followed by Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo. Hamilton insisted after the race that he had only lost the championship because he had had more technical failures on h...

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  • Ohio State holds firm to 2nd in CFP rankings
Ohio State holds firm to 2nd in CFP rankings

Ohio State does not play, but at No. 2, it would be hard to believe the committee is going to drop a team three spots out of the top four in one week without losing a game. "(The playoff is) definitely in the back of our mind", UW wide receiver Jazz Peavy said. How can the committee not take the champ from a Big Ten conference that many pundits...

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  • Rams travel to face Patriots at a precarious time
Rams travel to face Patriots at a precarious time

Louis, where Fisher had four losing seasons. Dickerson, who remains a die-hard Rams fan, vowed never to come to a game as long as Fisher is the coach. But as I told him in the conversation, you can't have it both ways. Dickerson, who has been critical of the Rams on his radio show, had requested multiple pregame sideline passes for friends for th...

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  • Reggie Bush to honor slain Joe McKnight with custom cleats
Reggie Bush to honor slain Joe McKnight with custom cleats

Normand said he wanted to dispel "rumors", including one that Gasser was standing over McKnight when he shot him. In a news release, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said McKnight's gray Audi Q7 was "stopped on Behrman Highway facing south along the right shoulder" and Gasser's blue Infinity "was stopped in the right lane, parallel to and ...

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  • Carroll back in West Ham XI vs
Carroll back in West Ham XI vs

It means that manager Arsene Wenger's wait for a League Cup triumph goes on, as the 67-year-old has yet to win the competition since taking over in North London back in 1996. In a frank press conference, Bilic said a lack of intensity was leaving United exposed and admitted the London Stadium club are firmly embroiled in a relegation scrap.

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  • Tiger Woods starts hot, deals with adversity to shoot 70 on Saturday
Tiger Woods starts hot, deals with adversity to shoot 70 on Saturday

Rickie Fowler, who was paired with Woods on Saturday and shot 68, said he was "not surprised" to see Woods perform so well. "All in all, I felt pretty good", Woods said. "Instead of being angry at myself and ticked and trying to fight back, now I'm building momentum and energy". Woods fires 65, nearly aces No. 1. Until Thursday, Woods had not pla...

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  • ICYMI in NFL Week 11: Dak Prescott looking Super for Cowboys
ICYMI in NFL Week 11: Dak Prescott looking Super for Cowboys

Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott ran 25 times for 97 yards against the NFL's top rushing defense to break the Cowboys' rookie rushing record of 1,007 yards set by Tony Dorsett in 1977. LIONS 26, JAGUARS 19: Tight end Eric Ebron had a go-ahead 1-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter on his first career carry, moments after his career-...

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  • Can Alabama's defense make up for the offense?
Can Alabama's defense make up for the offense?

Hurts struggled early with two interceptions and a pair of fumbles in the first half, but the pressure never became too much, and he wound up with 286 passing yards and two touchdowns. "I was really proud of the way the guys competed", Saban said. Hurts hit Harris in the flat for a 17-yard TD. Bo Scarbrough: Scarbrough would carry the ball 17 ...

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  • Eagles have slim chance to make playoffs after loss to Packers
Eagles have slim chance to make playoffs after loss to Packers

That was as painless as the day-after news conference went. The last three weeks of the season Green Bay closes with their three divisional opponents, on the road at Chicago, home against Minnesota and then on the road against Detroit. After the Packers display on Monday this line has jumped and while I don't see the Packers as one of the bet...

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  • Alan Branch: Alan Branch wins appeal, suspension dropped
Alan Branch: Alan Branch wins appeal, suspension dropped

The 31-year-old, who is in the final season of his contract, has one sack, one forced fumble, one blocked field goal, six quarterback pressures, eight run stuffs and a drawn holding penalty. Branch's agent, Blake Baratz, declared on Twitter that Branch's suspension was " rescinded ". Branch was already in the drug program, so he can be tested up to...

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  • Nerlens Noel sent to Philadelphia 76ers D-League affiliate
Nerlens Noel sent to Philadelphia 76ers D-League affiliate

So far Noel has only participated in one-on-none and one-on-one activities since rejoining the Sixers on November 18th, according to a source. I feel like he likes being around his teammates (and) his teammates like being around him. "I'm glad he's back and we're glad he's back". The 22-year-old Cameroonian, who missed the first two seasons of his ...

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  • Mark Helfrich is still coach of the Ducks _ for now
Mark Helfrich is still coach of the Ducks _ for now

After Saturday's loss, offensive lineman Cam Hunt said, "I think Helfrich is the guy". "To be a part of our first win in such a long time, it's truly an awesome feeling, " said Nall, an OR native. This loss may have reminded Duck fans of many Civil War losses to the Beavers back in the day. His play in the win over Arizona last week and then ...

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  • NFL Reportedly Plans to Change Start Times for Games Played in London
NFL Reportedly Plans to Change Start Times for Games Played in London

In a statement late Monday night, the league said, "We are fully committed to Thursday Night Football and any reports to the contrary are unfounded", the Wall Street Journal reported . "I don't know a player that likes it", Foster said at the time. [Image by Christian Petersen/Getty Images] Unfortunately, this sentiment questioning how much th...

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  • Zaha switches to Ivory Coast from England
Zaha switches to Ivory Coast from England

Now 24, the Crystal Palace winger is back in South London after seeing his career hit a wall at Manchester United , and indeed he played just one more time for the Three Lions after moving to Old Trafford - a substitute appearance against Scotland in August 2013.

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  • Lowry hits all six 3s as Raptors beat Sixers again, 122-95
Lowry hits all six 3s as Raptors beat Sixers again, 122-95

Terrence Ross added a season-high 22 points for Toronto, including a trio of 3s, as the Raptors went 13 for 19 (69 percent) from beyond the arc. The Raptors had 11 steals from 10 different players, including Carroll who was 4-for-5 in 21 minutes.

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  • PV Sindhu Stumbles At Final Step
PV Sindhu Stumbles At Final Step

Cheung's reflexes were unbelievable as she made more than a couple successful returns after getting up from dives but Sindhu used her height and reach to full advantage to emerge victorious in the match that lasted 46 minutes. "My weakness is that I make a lot of unforced errors, have been trying to improve on that", she added. Ying made use of t...

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