• Angels Win Major League Baseball's Ohtani Sweepstakes
Angels Win Major League Baseball's Ohtani Sweepstakes

Japanese two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani has made a decision to join the Los Angeles Angels , his agent and the major league club announced Friday. The Rangers ($3.535 million), Mariners ($2.557 million) and Angels ($2.315 million) have the most global slot money available from that group, per Manny Randhawa of MLB .com.

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  • LaVar: Sons LiAngelo, LaMelo sign with agent
LaVar: Sons LiAngelo, LaMelo sign with agent

Ball pulled LiAngelo from UCLA earlier in the week and told ESPN that he was frustrated that the school hadn't made a final determination on the length of his son's suspension following an arrest for shoplifting while in China last month.

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  • Tennessee Finalizes Deal With Jeremy Pruitt
Tennessee Finalizes Deal With Jeremy Pruitt

Pruitt worked with the Crimson Tide as a graduate assistant in 1997, but spent much of his time after that coaching at the high school level. "Six days ago, I mentioned several attributes that I sought to find in the next leader of our football program, and Coach Pruitt meets all criteria", Fulmer said in a news release.

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  • Duke's Jahlil Okafor gets his wish; where is he headed?
Duke's Jahlil Okafor gets his wish; where is he headed?

Over multiple seasons, the Sixers drafted three prominent college big men: Okafor, Kentucky's Nerlens Noel and Kansas' Joel Embiid . Fast forward to this season, and Okafor was pretty much phased out of the rotation, and his agent has went to Adrian Wojnarowski not once, but twice , complaining about the situation.

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  • Indian Premier League franchises allowed to retain upto five players
Indian Premier League franchises allowed to retain upto five players

They were replaced by Rising Pune Supergiants - who employed Dhoni as captain - and the Gujarat Lions. Former India Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's path to join the Chennai Super Kings (CSK ) squad has been cleared after the IPL Governing Council on Wednesday allowed retention of maximum three players for the 2018 edition.

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  • Arsene Wenger intends to keep
Arsene Wenger intends to keep "sharp" Theo Walcott at Arsenal

Whether Arsenal are willing to let the forward leave, or if he would be interested in a move to Goodison Park, remain to be seen but it's clear that Allardyce is looking to add to Everton's attacking options when the transfer window opens.

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  • Steelers WR Antonio Brown talks about karma after Vontaze Burfict incident
Steelers WR Antonio Brown talks about karma after Vontaze Burfict incident

While reporters interviewed Smith-Schuster about laying out Burfict, Brown repeatedly shouted "Karma". It wasn't enough that Juju Smith-Schuster hurt Vontaze Burfict , he had to taunt him about it as well. But, you know, I thought what happened - the play that happened - happened in the context of a football play. "And me just playing ball, I ...

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  • Brush Fire Erupts Along 405 Freeway In Sepulveda Pass
Brush Fire Erupts Along 405 Freeway In Sepulveda Pass

The Thomas Fire jumped to thousands of acres with startling speed as Santa Ana winds , blowing as fast as 35 to 50 miles per hour, carried its embers. The Skirball Fire is the latest of many which have been raging in the Southern California area. That fire was spotted near the Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia.

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  • Premier League, Manchester Derby: Suspension, ban verdicts for Paul Pogba, Pep Guardiola
Premier League, Manchester Derby: Suspension, ban verdicts for Paul Pogba, Pep Guardiola

It was the fourth successive game in which City have scored in the final ten minutes, leading to comparisons between Guardiola's side and Ferguson's United teams, who... Manchester City star David Silva is a doubt for Sunday's (10 December) derby clash against Manchester United , Pep Guardiola has confirmed. The incident came after Raheem ...

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  • NFL's Roger Goodell Signs Five-Year Extension, Ending Feud With Jerry Jones
NFL's Roger Goodell Signs Five-Year Extension, Ending Feud With Jerry Jones

ProFootballTalk reports that a source with knowledge of the situation said a memorandum has been sent to all league owners that a "binding contract extension has been signed". The Compensation Committee received authorization from the owners in May to offer an extension to Goodell, but Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had been working to stop ...

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  • Stokes struggles with bat and ball in Canterbury debut
Stokes struggles with bat and ball in Canterbury debut

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said he can not play for England while he waits to discover if he will be charged by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). "It's to be expected that he's a little rusty but he'll benefit from the run". Durham's Stokes was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after an incident on 25 Septe...

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  • Ohio State upsets undefeated Wisconsin, Clemson pummels Miami
Ohio State upsets undefeated Wisconsin, Clemson pummels Miami

Losing once is better than losing twice. "I feel we can make an argument that we're the strongest conference", he said. I thought Ohio State would be picked because this would have been the most expedient result for the committee. The Big Ten rushing champion has been sensational all season and put himself into Heisman Trophy contention by givi...

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  • LaVar Ball Is Removing His Son, LiAngelo, From UCLA
LaVar Ball Is Removing His Son, LiAngelo, From UCLA

Ball is a freshman who hasn't played a game for UCLA yet. Those options will not include transferring to another school. "The plan is now to get Gelo ready for the National Basketball Association draft". As part of their indefinite suspensions, the players haven't been allowed to suit up, practice or travel with the Bruins. Ball has built a bus...

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  • De Bruyne: Man City plan to dominate Man Utd in derby
De Bruyne: Man City plan to dominate Man Utd in derby

Pep Guardiola works relentlessly on his players' combinations in training, Silva and De Bruyne enjoy a particularly enhanced understanding, and their sharpness came at a time when they had worn West Ham down. "It depends what they want to do", he added. "He took a red card and that's the way it goes: you have injuries and suspensions". We never ...

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  • 6 awkward moments from Herm Edwards' introductory presser at Arizona State
6 awkward moments from Herm Edwards' introductory presser at Arizona State

ASU has scheduled a press conference for Monday at 10:30 a.m.at Sun Devil Stadium. Hopefully, the big man upstairs takes no issue. That said, Edwards had almost zero talent to work with, including a quarterback stable of Tyler Thigpen, Damon Huard, Brodie Croyle and the like.

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  • Game Recap: Bears lose late to 49ers
Game Recap: Bears lose late to 49ers

San Francisco's new quarterback returned to his home town to help beat the Bears , 15-14, while living up to the high expectations coming from his small sample size backing up Tom Brady with the Patriots for the last three-plus seasons. Garoppolo's play should continue to improve as he becomes more comfortable in the 49ers offense . In six of...

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  • Livingston and referee both suspended for head-butting incident Sunday
Livingston and referee both suspended for head-butting incident Sunday

Livingston will sit out on Monday night against the New Orleans Pelicans with Patrick McCaw seeing extra minutes in his absence. The altercation started when Livingston aggressively approached Kirkland as he protested a non-call in the Warriors' 123-95 win over the Heat, NBA officials said.

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  • It's Holiday Bowl for Michigan State vs. Washington State
It's Holiday Bowl for Michigan State vs. Washington State

But because Wisconsin landed in the Orange Bowl, the Big Ten could not fill the Citrus Bowl, Michigan State's long-projected destination. The Spartans concluded the regular season with victories over Maryland and Rutgers, tying Penn State for second in the Big Ten Conference's seven-team East Division, one game behind division champion Ohio State...

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  • Five-star Isaac Taylor-Stuart talks Texas A&M coaching change
Five-star Isaac Taylor-Stuart talks Texas A&M coaching change

When speaking about working with Texas A&M athletic director Scott Woodward , who helped sign Fisher to a 10-year, $75 million deal, the coach seemingly referenced his past friction with Florida State officials over trying to improve facilities for the Seminoles to help the program keep pace with other ACC powers.

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  • Which MLB Team Has the Best Shot at Landing Shohei Ohtani?
Which MLB Team Has the Best Shot at Landing Shohei Ohtani?

The Yankees and Red Sox are among the teams that pitcher and outfielder Shohei Ohtani has ruled out, and it seems the Japanese star will likely pursue a smaller market nearer to the West Coast. "But I did get a sense that I can't change that we're a big market and I can't change we're in the East". Baseball rules said that any team willing to m...

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