• Sports Minister hails Bolt following IAAF honour
Sports Minister hails Bolt following IAAF honour

Ayana smashed the world record in the Olympic 10,000m. After recording the fastest 10,000m debut in history in June, the Ethiopian went on to win the Olympic title at the distance in a world record of 29:17.45. The 30-year-old, who plans to quit the sport next year following the World Championships in England, predictably nabbed the top honour w...

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  • IAAF congress to vote on broad reforms
IAAF congress to vote on broad reforms

Van Niekerk arrived in Monaco on Wednesday, after being listed as one of three finalists for the Male World Athlete of the Year accolade, while a debate about the future of worldwide athletics was raging on the sidelines. Former Slovenian high jumper Rozle Prezelj, chairman of the IAAF athletes' commission, said the stars of the sport were in firm ...

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  • Broncos improve to 8-4 following 20-10 win over Jaguars
Broncos improve to 8-4 following 20-10 win over Jaguars

Although the record says Denver is 8-4 and squarely in the playoff hunt, this is a team with a problem: Coffee's for closers, and the Broncos seem to have forgotten how to close. Bradley Roby returned an interception 51 yards for a touchdown, and the defending Super Bowl champions beat the mistake-prone Jaguars 20-10 on Sunday and gained ground in ...

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  • Late Sergio Ramos header rescues draw for Real Madrid in El Clasico
Late Sergio Ramos header rescues draw for Real Madrid in El Clasico

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has admitted his team were lucky to leave Camp Nou with a draw . "We are going to need all of these individuals right up until the end". Andre Gomes started for Iniesta. These are the nine important goals the Spanish defender has scored with Real Madrid . With Modric getting plenty of help to keep Messi from s...

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  • Fiesta Bowl could be a QB showdown
Fiesta Bowl could be a QB showdown

Alabama will play Washington and Ohio State is set to face Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinals, announced Sunday, Dec. 4. The Big 12 did not play a conference championship game, so the 11-1 Frogs could not benefit from a 13 data point, and remained at No.

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  • Steelers end Giants' winning streak at 6 in 24-14 victory
Steelers end Giants' winning streak at 6 in 24-14 victory

The Giants have yet to score more than 28 points in a game this season and are averaging just 20.4. McAulay's crew never ejected Beckham or Norman from the game and was criticized for it at the time. At 7-5, they are second in the AFC North with a Week 9 loss to first-place Baltimore (7-5) on their record. The arrow is pointing up for this duo an...

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  • Cowboys hold on against Vikings for 11th straight win
Cowboys hold on against Vikings for 11th straight win

Minnesota's defense made a few mistakes that cost them on that drive, but giving up just a couple big plays in a game is going to happen and shouldn't be what makes or breaks a win. But on the ensuing conversion attempt, Bradford was pressured and threw the ball to a drunk fan three rows up, spilling the last of his beer. Should Zimmer need to miss...

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  • Mayfield, Oklahoma top Oklahoma St. 38-20 to win Big 12
Mayfield, Oklahoma top Oklahoma St. 38-20 to win Big 12

Westbrook stayed on the ground for several minutes before he got up. His leadership skills were also on display Saturday after he lost receiver Dede Westbrook to injury in the second quarter. Senior tight end Trent Cowan caught two touchdown passes from Linehan, and Loyd Hightower returned a blocked punt for a score for the Vandals (8-4), who close...

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  • Committee picks Alabama, Washington, Ohio State and Clemson
Committee picks Alabama, Washington, Ohio State and Clemson

Washington for two of the four spots. Even though the Buckeyes' top four spot is largely expected, it's still freaky. The Gators also fell five spots to No. Also, Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau was hurt during the MI game, aiding the Wolverines' comeback victory. The Big Ten will get its representative.

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  • MI and Ohio State's Rivalry Trumps Playoff Contention
MI and Ohio State's Rivalry Trumps Playoff Contention

Ohio State came into the 1969 game on a 22-game winning streak, and was largely considered one of the greatest college football teams ever put together. The Tigers are now 10-1 on the season and they are getting set to host SC this week. But it's hard to imagine that 'Bama would be pushed to the limit by the Tigers or Gators over the next two weeks...

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  • Australia v New Zealand
Australia v New Zealand

Ricky Ponting also made 164 against South Africa in Johannesburg in 2006, the match in which the home team answered Australia's 434-total with a chase of 438. Smith's top-ranked team suffered a 5-0 ODI series drubbing in South Africa in October and looked shaky again when reduced to 92 for four in the 21st over.

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  • Vols Set to Face Nebraska Cornhuskers in Music City Bowl
Vols Set to Face Nebraska Cornhuskers in Music City Bowl

The Huskers will battle Tennessee, from the SEC conference in Nashville, Tennessee, with kickoff scheduled for 2:30pm. Jones has led the Vols to three-straight bowl games. "This is a great opportunity to finish our year in an outstanding bowl game and compete for a 10th win against an excellent Tennessee team". Tennessee head coach Butch Jone...

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  • Louisville Fans React To Missing Orange Bowl
Louisville Fans React To Missing Orange Bowl

So when the bracket was announced today, leaving them at No. 6 , numerous 10-2 Wolverines faced the reality, that they could have done more, by beating Iowa or Ohio State, the two games lost by a combined four points. The loss to Ohio State eliminated MI from the Big 10 Championship, and effectively ended their playoff dreams. While a Big Ten ch...

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  • Miami dolphins revoke tickets, ban fans involved in brawl
Miami dolphins revoke tickets, ban fans involved in brawl

The game captain will be Jermon Bushrod, who played collegiately at Towson, which is located in Baltimore County. But the Ravens are always a physical team with an aggressive pass rush. That's just what it was, " Gase said. However, Miami has allowed the third most rushing yards per game, so Kenneth Dixon and Terrance West could play ...

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  • College Football Playoff names Washington among top 4 contenders for national title
College Football Playoff names Washington among top 4 contenders for national title

Led by dynamic quarterback Deshaun Watson, Clemson lost to Alabama in the national championship game last season. The Huskies, while winners of the Pac-12, had a non-conference schedule of Rutgers, Idaho, and Portland State. "Had Washington had a stronger strength of schedule I do not think that conversation would have been as hard", said Hocutt,...

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  • All 7 of Raiders' injured starts to play against the Bills
All 7 of Raiders' injured starts to play against the Bills

The Buffalo Bills stand in the way of win #10. "Thank you for asking". Ryan ranked Mack among the two best defensive players in the National Football League, along with Denver's Von Miller, MVP of Super Bowl 50. "But this guy can do it all", Ryan said. Christian has played in two games for Buffalo this season and has been inactive for three g...

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  • Reggie Bush to honor Joe McKnight with a pair of custom cleats
Reggie Bush to honor Joe McKnight with a pair of custom cleats

On Sunday, Bush will honor McKnight, three days after McKnight was shot and killed in a road rage incident in New Orleans. The investigation has received national attention after the admitted shooter, 54-year-old Ronald Gasser , was released by police on Friday morning.

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  • Rams give coach Jeff Fisher contract extension
Rams give coach Jeff Fisher contract extension

As you can imagine, Twitter had some fun reactions to the ridiculous "highlight" during the Los Angeles game. Rams COO Kevin Demoff recently said it is unfair to judge Fisher's work this season based on wins and losses. Up next for Los Angeles: Atlanta, Seattle, San Francisco and Arizona. And while the 49ers deserve to be laughed at, we can als...

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  • Gary Neville: 'Jose Mourinho not to blame for Marouane Fellaini sub'
Gary Neville: 'Jose Mourinho not to blame for Marouane Fellaini sub'

But I am happy my team is playing really well. If you come to Goodison Park and you get a point in other circumstances I don't think it's a bad result because it's a hard place to play, but we were the best team by far so the point is not the point that gives us what we deserve."IN CONTROL OF THE GAME "It's impossible or very hard to control a ga...

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  • Eagles will push for reunion with DeSean Jackson in free agency
Eagles will push for reunion with DeSean Jackson in free agency

According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Eagles are expected to pursue Washington wide receiver and former Eagle DeSean Jackson this offseason. He's averaging 15.4 yards per catch this season on 38 receptions. Jackson recently turned 30 years old and it's fair to wonder how his speed will hold up as he continues to age.

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