• AFCON 2017: Rahman injured as Ghana beat Uganda, Egypt held by Mali
AFCON 2017: Rahman injured as Ghana beat Uganda, Egypt held by Mali

The Black Stars are drawn in a tough Group D alongside World Cup rivals Egypt and Uganda as well as Mali . The Black Stars of Ghana kicked off their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon on a winning note. Egypt won three back-to-back titles from 2006 to 2010 but then failed to reach the next three tournaments and are seeking to ...

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  • AFC Championship Game Notes: Pittsburgh Steelers @ New England Patriots
AFC Championship Game Notes: Pittsburgh Steelers @ New England Patriots

Three of them - Brady, Roethlisberger and Rodgers - are playing this weekend. The Dallas Cowboys look set for the next 10 years with Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott as their stars. Each team's defense is in the bottom half of the league in passing yards given up. So far in these playoffs touchdowns and field goals have split "first scores" 4-4.

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  • Carmelo done caring about Phil Jackson after 'short' summit
Carmelo done caring about Phil Jackson after 'short' summit

Anthony met with team president Phil Jackson on Tuesday, and has no desire t0 waive his n0-trade clause according to the source . For the second time in a just over a month Anthony listened to Knicks president Phil Jackson in a brief meeting and is growing more tired of the constant pokes and digs directed his way.

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  • AB out of England Test series, will play IPL
AB out of England Test series, will play IPL

While squashing recent speculation that he was going to retire from Test cricket, De Villiers, however, insisted that his priority was going to be limited-overs cricket in order to play the 2019 World Cup. Given the amount of time de Villiers will spend out of the side, he knows he will have fight for his place. India are due to tour South Afri...

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  • Manchester United to bring on full-time counter-terrorism officer
Manchester United to bring on full-time counter-terrorism officer

And, speaking after being officially unveiled by the League One leaders, Riley revealed how Butt, now head of Old Trafford's youth academy, recommended he joined Wilder's squad after learning of Bramall Lane's interest. Samir Carruthers, previously of MK Dons, recently agreed a long-term contract with United who have also signed Daniel Lafferty on ...

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  • F1: Bottas can be as quick as Rosberg, says Lauda
F1: Bottas can be as quick as Rosberg, says Lauda

Curiously however, the world champions failed to disclose the length of Bottas' contract, though it is thought that the 27-year-old has penned a one-year deal with further options. I see no issues at all between us". He has an impressive track record in the junior categories and nine podiums in F1. I also believe the cooperation between Valtteri an...

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  • West Ham should cash in on Payet now
West Ham should cash in on Payet now

It is hard to see OM bidding more than €30m plus bonuses for the player, but Payet is resolute in his desire to only leave West Ham for Marseille, with the player's agent understood to have rejected advances from China. Where the comparisons with the Payet situation differ is at the fact that Bilic never refused to play for club as the Frenchman ...

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  • Commissioner Goodell will not attend AFC Championship game in Foxborough
Commissioner Goodell will not attend AFC Championship game in Foxborough

He will avoid a trip to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass ., where the commissioner has not been since the start of the DeflateGate scandal. After a year and a half of legal battles, Goodell won, and New England was forced to serve its punishment, which included a four-game suspension for Tom Brady .

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  • Jammeh declares 90-day emergency in Gambia
Jammeh declares 90-day emergency in Gambia

Both the African Union and United Nations support ECOWAS's position and last Friday, the Peace and Security Council of the African Union threatened not to recognize Jammeh if he stays in power beyond his term. The bloc will seek formal approval to send troops if Jammeh continues to refuse to step aside, U.N. Special Representative for West Africa a...

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  • Federer through Aust Open first round
Federer through Aust Open first round

But we didn't go through this whole phase only because of the Australian Open . How the 35-year-old's form, and fitness, copes under the pressure of tougher opposition remains to be seen but he should find leeway in round two, against qualifier Noah Rubin .

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  • National Football League sends more questions to Ezekiel Elliott over assault accusations
National Football League sends more questions to Ezekiel Elliott over assault accusations

Ezekiel Elliott has been cleared by police in an alleged domestic violence case since early September, yet the National Football League is still investigating the incident. The league doesn't expect any resolution will be reached before the season ends, so any potential discipline for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy would be for the 201...

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  • Australian Open: Roger Federer defeats Jurgen Melzer in triumphant return
Australian Open: Roger Federer defeats Jurgen Melzer in triumphant return

It's only going to get easier". Federer could be forgiven a little rustiness after his prolonged absence to nurse a knee injury and made 36 unforced errors but there were also plenty of reminders of the brilliant skills that have won him 17 Grand Slam titles, four at Melbourne Park.

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  • Chelsea's Conte says Costa is injured amid media speculation
Chelsea's Conte says Costa is injured amid media speculation

Marcos Alonso proved an unexpected replacement for the absent Diego Costa as Chelsea won 3-0 at Leicester City on Saturday to consolidate their position atop the Premier League table. The striker's absence from this morning's 3-0 win over the Foxes was no surprise, after reports had circulated that he had been dropped after an altercation with ...

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  • Liverpool's statement on Joel Matip
Liverpool's statement on Joel Matip

Matip made his position clear to Broos and his club and in the lead up to the tournament Liverpool were relaxed about the situation despite Cameroon officials still making noises about him being selected. Under FIFA regulations, Liverpool could face sanctions if they field Matip during the Africa Cup of Nations. Liverpool said FECAFOOT has f...

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  • How to watch live streaming Sevilla v Real Madrid in La Liga
How to watch live streaming Sevilla v Real Madrid in La Liga

Ramos angered Sevilla fans on Thursday in a Copa del Rey match when he converted a penalty kick "Panenka" style - a chip down the middle - and further upset home fans with his celebration. "I hope both parties can reconcile". With that in mind, here are the four reasons why Sevilla will come out as the winners and end Real Madrid's Spanish r...

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  • Lionel Messi: Barcelona punish club official over comments about Argentina forward
Lionel Messi: Barcelona punish club official over comments about Argentina forward

Enrique made a host of changes to the side that started Wednesday's 3-1 Copa del Rey win over Athletic Bilbao, with Neymar and club captain Andres Iniesta unused substitutes and Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto omitted completely. After 14 minutes, Andre Gomes found some space on the right wing, and the Portugal global picked out Suarez with a cross,...

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  • Thomas takes huge lead into final round of PGA Sony Open
Thomas takes huge lead into final round of PGA Sony Open

His total of 188 is tied for the lowest 54-hole score in PGA Tour history. Having made the halfway cut right on the number at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Kisner was delighted to soar up the leaderboard in the third round with 10 birdies in a bogey-free display.

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  • Australian batsman Chris Lynn makes ODI debut against Pakistan
Australian batsman Chris Lynn makes ODI debut against Pakistan

Hafeez also appreciated support of crowd given to Pakistani team during the match. He was part of a Pakistan spin brigade that claimed three important wickets while limiting Australia to just 97 runs from 24 overs. Half of the Australian team already back to pavilion. Amir the wicket taker. Zampa will fly to Perth on Wednesday to rejoin the ODI s...

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  • Bob Diaco Named Nebraska DC
Bob Diaco Named Nebraska DC

The Huskers, who had famous rivalries with Oklahoma, Colorado and Missouri in the Big 12, haven't gotten the same rivalry traction in the Big Ten since moving to the conference in 2011. In 2012, he was named the victor of the Broyles Award, handed out annually to the nation's best assistant coach. The Irish defenses never finished worse than 27th...

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  • Los Angeles Chargers announce their new head coach
Los Angeles Chargers announce their new head coach

Dzbunar posted on his personal Twitter account Thursday, saying he "will never forget my two years here in attractive San Diego". The move also has implications for the Oakland Raiders, who had a league-approved option to move to L.A. Owner Dean Spanos completed the proper paperwork today and they've already changed the logo. Down the road, the o...

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