• Mike Leach offered University of Tennessee head coach position
Mike Leach offered University of Tennessee head coach position

Washington State football coach Mike Leach appears to nearing an agreement to take the reins at Tennessee, according to several reports night. Leach was the latest in a long list of candidates connected to Tennessee over the last week. Worth reported on Twitter Thursday that Leach "is working on a deal to become the next coach at Tennessee", and...

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  • Southgate: England Can't Overlook Panama And Tunisia
Southgate: England Can't Overlook Panama And Tunisia

Gareth Southgate's side then travel to Nizhny where they will face Panama on Sunday, 24 June at 1pm United Kingdom time. The Three Lions were handed one of the easiest draws in the competition, on paper, with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama joining England in Group G .

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  • Fired Louisville coach Rick Pitino sues UL Athletic Association for $38.7 million
Fired Louisville coach Rick Pitino sues UL Athletic Association for $38.7 million

The suit, filed Thursday in federal court, says the school effectively fired Pitino in late September when it placed him on administrative leave and locked him out of his office. Pitino is not named in the federal complaint and has denied participation in and knowledge of alleged payments to a recruit's family. Pitino was signed at Louisville t...

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  • Big Sam brought in to steady the ship at struggling Everton
Big Sam brought in to steady the ship at struggling Everton

David Unsworth , who took caretaker charge after Koeman was sacked , will resume his role as manager of Everton's Under 23-side and academy director of coaching. The club's fortunes haven't improved with the exit of Koeman, with Everton recording one win, one draw and five defeats in all competitions since Unsworth took the reins in late October...

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  • Conor McGregor's Late Arrival to Court Leads to Arrest Threat
Conor McGregor's Late Arrival to Court Leads to Arrest Threat

It may not exactly come as news to you that UFC star Conor McGregor is raking in the big bucks - it's not like he's shy about it, let's face it. The sportsman, who claimed he earned £125million for one fight, has been given two months to pay the bill.

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  • Tennessee turns attention to NC State's Dave Doeren, reports say
Tennessee turns attention to NC State's Dave Doeren, reports say

State. Dave Doeren woke up with a choice on Thursday: Tennessee or N.C. State? Doeren has moved to the top of the school's list after several other candidates turned them down, including Duke football's David Cutcliffe. Doeren's decision to stay in Raleigh continues Tennessee's frustrating search for a coach following the November 12 fi...

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  • NBA's Ben Gordon Arrested Again ... Felony Robbery
NBA's Ben Gordon Arrested Again ... Felony Robbery

We're told there was a dispute about the money and Gordon allegedly put hands on the guy and threatened him. Ben Gordon is once again in trouble with the law. The woman told officialsthey had an argument and that Gordon flipped out. Police spotted Gordon holding a box cutter and freed the woman by cutting a hole in the building's glass door bef...

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  • Everton confirm Sam Allardyce as new manager
Everton confirm Sam Allardyce as new manager

My best teams play on the front foot and try and put teams under pressure, sometimes get a bloody nose in doing that, and that's what I'll deliver here at West Brom. Tony Pulis was sacked on November 20 following 10 Premier League games without a win, despite having never been relegated from the top flight in his 10 seasons in charge in the divisi...

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  • Clemson, Auburn move into the top two
Clemson, Auburn move into the top two

Clemson took over the No. 1 spot in the rankings released on Tuesday. The Bulldogs moved up after Miami lost to Pittsburgh and Alabama stayed ahead of Georgia after its 26-14 loss to Auburn . 2 Auburn (10-2), No. 3 Oklahoma (11-1), UW, No. 5 Alabama (11-1), No 6 Georgia (11-1), No. 7 Miami (10-1), Ohio State, No. 9 Penn State (10-2) a...

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  • Stoke won't focus solely on Salah, says Hughes
Stoke won't focus solely on Salah, says Hughes

Chelsea are an unbelievably hard team to play, we played them in a completely different manner. "'How can we get Manchester City?' There is work, but we have to win games and if they still go on winning all their games, we can do whatever we want", he told the club's official website.

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  • Patriots place Martellus Bennett, Nate Ebner on injured reserve
Patriots place Martellus Bennett, Nate Ebner on injured reserve

In two games with the Patriots this season, the 6-foot-6 tight end had six grabs for 53 yards. However, such a move hardly comes as a tremendous surprise as Bennett was originally claimed off waivers from the Green Bay Packers while nursing a lingering shoulder injury.

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  • Real Madrid ready to move for Chelsea defender, David Luiz
Real Madrid ready to move for Chelsea defender, David Luiz

I have clever players to understand this situation, to accept this situation. For this reason, I have to try to protect every player. The Italian addressed the press on Tuesday on the eve of his team's showdown with Swansea City in the Premier League , and questions about the futures of Courtois, Willian and Ruben Loftus-Cheek were all on th...

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  • Memphis Grizzlies Fire Head Coach David Fizdale
Memphis Grizzlies Fire Head Coach David Fizdale

This question was answered emphatically today, as the organization relieved Fizdale of his coaching duties, promoting assistant J.B. Bickerstaff to the interim position, much like he was after Kevin McHale was sacked by the Houston Rockets .

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  • Ben Stokes heading to NZ not Ashes
Ben Stokes heading to NZ not Ashes

Canterbury Cricket Club chief executive Jeremy Curwin has confirmed that talks are underway with Ben Stokes 's representatives over his availability to play domestic cricket in New Zealand. Australia won the first Test in Brisbane this week by 10 wickets, with the day-night second Test starting in Adelaide on Saturday. Stokes and Alex Hales, ...

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  • Pain-free Woods is raring to go
Pain-free Woods is raring to go

Woods underwent a fourth operation on his back earlier this year and he will now host his own tournament in the Bahamas this weekend. Tiger Woods' new driver swing has been revealed to the world ahead of his competitive return at this week's Hero World Challenge .

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  • Clippers' Griffin Out Up To 8 Weeks With MCL Sprain
Clippers' Griffin Out Up To 8 Weeks With MCL Sprain

Griffin had 26 points, 11 rebounds and six assists before the injury. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 29 points for the Lakers , who had not played in five days after losing at the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. It was Caldwell Pope's third consecutive game with 20 or more points. "The referees acknowledged he got hit", Williams said. After ...

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  • 'I always do what is best for him!': Arsene Wenger
'I always do what is best for him!': Arsene Wenger

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil had to travel back home with an illness just hours before Sunday's 1-0 win at Burnley, and is set to miss Wednesday's game against Huddersfield as well, Arsene Wenger said. He said: "First of all, I'd like to say that you sub strikers more than defenders because they have to create, provoke and be incisive". That's what I ...

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  • Back-to-back rugby awards for Barrett
Back-to-back rugby awards for Barrett

Barrett became only the second player to win the title of world's best player two years in a row, matching the achievement of his former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw from in 2009 and 2010. "We thank our fans for their continued support and the part they play in ensuring rugby continues to unify and inspire New Zealanders". England's Eddie Jone...

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  • Wilton Speight announces he will transfer from MI
Wilton Speight announces he will transfer from MI

Speight passed for 3,192 yards, 22 touchdowns and 10 interceptions during his MI career. With Speight's departure and the graduation of John O'Korn, Michigan will start next season with a quarterback recruited by Harbaugh for the first time in his tenure.

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  • Kevin Durant, Steph Curry both out Monday against the Kings
Kevin Durant, Steph Curry both out Monday against the Kings

Curry apparently suffered a right-hand contusion in Saturday's win over the New Orleans Pelicans. The Warriors won, 110-95. Curry has a bruised right hand while NBA Finals MVP Durant was set to miss his third straight game and fourth game in the last five because of a sprained left ankle.

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