• In age of Trump, GOP learns to embrace government activism
In age of Trump, GOP learns to embrace government activism

But Republican leaders are proving reluctant to challenge the president-elect, and McCarthy wrangled at some length with reporters at a pen-and-pad session, disputing suggestions that he and others in the party are soft-pedaling long-held beliefs in deference to Trump.

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  • Liverpool legend: Jurgen Klopp replicating Jose Mourinho's impact at Chelsea
Liverpool legend: Jurgen Klopp replicating Jose Mourinho's impact at Chelsea

They are quite consistent this season. Manager Slaven Bilic spoke candidly of the problems at the heart of West Ham's rapid fall from grace after last weekend's 5-1 home thrashing by Arsenal at the London Stadium. Jurgen Klopp took his squad to Barcelona for the week to train and take in the Barcelona-Monchengladbach game on Tuesday. It is no...

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  • Iheanacho boosted by encouragement from suspended Aguero
Iheanacho boosted by encouragement from suspended Aguero

Iheanacho was on target in Manchester City's 1-1 home draw against Celtic in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday. Aguero was sent off for a high and late challenge on Chelsea defender David Luiz during Saturday's 3-1 Premier League defeat to leaders Chelsea.

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  • Penn State, Wisconsin try to focus on title game - not playoff
Penn State, Wisconsin try to focus on title game - not playoff

Ohio State, victor of not even its division, albeit the most top-heavy one in college football, is in the College Football Playoffs. He said Washington's only loss was to a top-10 team in USC, while of Penn State's two losses, one was a "not competitive" 49-10 drubbing by MI, the other coming to 8-4 Pittsburgh.

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  • After concession, next North Carolina governor Roy Cooper gets to celebrate
After concession, next North Carolina governor Roy Cooper gets to celebrate

Mike Pence, who he campaigned _ and tailgated _ with in the state. We knew well that the expansion of voting rights we had won in the 2007 legislative session was under attack by Republican strategists in North Carolina and beyond. "While this was a divisive election season, I know still that there is more that unites us than divides us". In th...

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  • Lack of urgency costs Gunners
Lack of urgency costs Gunners

However, the Frenchman said he had no regrets about resting so many players for the game. The north London club conceded two goals in the opening half and were left with a mountain to climb, where they were found short and eventually crashed out of the tournament.

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  • CSKA Moscow coach Slutskiy to quit after Spurs match
CSKA Moscow coach Slutskiy to quit after Spurs match

We will send out our big support to him and his family. "It really is important to get that monkey off our back at Wembley and get used to winning there", said King, who was speaking ahead of the official unveiling of William Hill's Tottenham Hotspur shop outside White Hart Lane.

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  • MI earns spot in Orange Bowl
MI earns spot in Orange Bowl

If you consider sacks-per-game, MI is second. OVERVIEW: Florida State can put points on the board, but MI with a healthy Wilton Speight and a month to prepare should be able to attack the Seminoles' defense, like many teams have so far this season.

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  • Goal Bilic: We are in a relegation fight
Goal Bilic: We are in a relegation fight

But the Frenchman looks like he has finally struck gold after moving the Chile worldwide from midfield into attack. "I'm very disappointed, I feel frustrated and humiliated to be fair", Bilic said. The England global then provided the through ball for Alexis Sanchez to complete his 14-minute hat-trick. Alexis Sanchez's hat-trick secured a win a...

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  • FINAL: Clemson defeats Virginia Tech 42-35 in the ACC Championship
FINAL: Clemson defeats Virginia Tech 42-35 in the ACC Championship

Their streak of double-digit-win seasons now sits at six, and they've surpassed Florida State as kings of the ACC's Atlantic Division, bringing home two straight conference titles. 2 Ohio State, but it's doubtful the committee would leave Clemson or Washington out after both won their conferences this weekend.There was plenty of discussion about ...

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  • Lions beat Vikings 16-13, have sole possession of 1st place
Lions beat Vikings 16-13, have sole possession of 1st place

Prater's game-winning kick completed another late comeback for the Lions (7-4), who have trailed in the fourth quarter in all of their victories. It starts with Stafford, who has rallied the team for seven fourth-quarter comeback victories this season, tying an National Football League record shared by the Manning brothers, Peyton (2009) and El...

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  • Playoff Pairs: Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson
Playoff Pairs: Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson

The committee has not been thrilled with Washington's strength of schedule, but would it really dump the Huskies (12-1) for another Big Ten team after they pounded Colorado in the Pac-12 title game Friday night? But the model still said there was only a 13 percent probability that Penn State would bump Ohio State this year.

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  • Nationals get CF Eaton from White Sox for 3 young pitchers
Nationals get CF Eaton from White Sox for 3 young pitchers

According to Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago , the White Sox will be getting a lot more from the Nationals . Dunning, 21, is ranked by MLB .com as the No. "Adam fit our club perfectly, left-handed bat, balances our lineup, high energy guy, edge to him, plays the game the right way", said Nats GM Mike Rizzo.

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  • It hurts me to drop players, says United boss Mourinho
It hurts me to drop players, says United boss Mourinho

Mkhitaryan, who was named man of the match despite two goals apiece from Anthony Martial and Zlatan Ibrahimovic , said: "I'm pleased that we won". Mourinho, who was not on the sidelines as he served a one-match ban, watched his team go into the interval level at 1-1 despite dominating the first half.

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  • Dereck Chisora throws table at Dillian Whyte in heated press conference
Dereck Chisora throws table at Dillian Whyte in heated press conference

He took offence to comments from Whyte and his camp before flipping a table towards his rival and Hearn admits the duo will be forced to stay away from each other. The man bit me on my chest, who does that? "He didn't knock me out, we sparred once, this guy hasn't got any control and he punched me on the back of the head when we were told to ...

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  • Giants DE Pierre-Paul out rest of regular season
Giants DE Pierre-Paul out rest of regular season

Jason Pierre-Paul had surgery this morning to fix sports hernia. Any optimism the Giants had about Jason Pierre-Paul's condition is gone now. To lose Pierre-Paul would be a huge blow in both stopping the run and rushing the passer against the Cowboys , but in order for the Giants to come out with a victory, other players are going to have to...

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  • Late Reus equaliser means Dortmund beat Real to top spot
Late Reus equaliser means Dortmund beat Real to top spot

So which teams do you prefer? "I don't want to give Real Madrid control of the midfield". "Ous is a very, very big talent; I have already noticed this with a few training sessions with the French national team", Griezmann said of the youngster , "Technically, he is very strong".

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  • Thomas Bjorn named as Europe's Ryder Cup captain for 2018
Thomas Bjorn named as Europe's Ryder Cup captain for 2018

That doesn't mean I'm not doing things at the moment, but it will be nice to have a few days to get to terms with everything and the overwhelming messages that have come my way". Jacklin also underlined the need to change the qualifying system to avoid a repeat of the situation that occurred at Hazeltine . I think if you're going to be forthright ...

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  • Chiefs, Cowboys favoured in Week 14 divisional matchups
Chiefs, Cowboys favoured in Week 14 divisional matchups

The AFC South is anyone's to win. Buffalo's 24-9 lead turned into a 30-24 deficit with the nail in the coffin coming when Tyrod Taylor was hit as he threw the football from his own end zone and the ball was picked off, giving Oakland instant field position en route to yet another touchdown.

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  • Zorya Luhansk vs. Manchester United: Jose Mourinho's Pre-Match Presser Quotes
Zorya Luhansk vs. Manchester United: Jose Mourinho's Pre-Match Presser Quotes

The pitch is the same. They are trying, they are putting some warmth on top of it, but people can not make miracles, so let's hope everything goes well. "Our flight here was good, the hotel is good, the stadium is good, but the pitch is bad". Meanwhile Manchester United officials have moved to warn the travelling party of any potential violence...

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