• 'Proud' Steve Smith hails Cricket Australia selectors after regaining Ashes
'Proud' Steve Smith hails Cricket Australia selectors after regaining Ashes

And Ashes 2005-winning captain Vaughan told BT Sport 1: "I would hope that Ben Stokes was watching and I would hope that he's hurting more than the team in the dressing room". "I don't think these three games are a fair reflection of how we've played and what we're capable of". "We'll celebrate this one first, have a good time tonight, and then...

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  • Arsenal and Manchester City through to League Cup semi-finals
Arsenal and Manchester City through to League Cup semi-finals

His compatriot, Wilfred Ndidi, will miss the game due to suspension while it remains to be seen if Ahmed Musa whose only appearance for Leicester City came in the Carabao Cup , will make the matchday squad for the game. City last won the League Cup in the 2015-16 season, beating Liverpool on penalty kicks in the final, but this trophy is unlik...

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  • New York Islanders' Belmont Park arena bid approved, per report
New York Islanders' Belmont Park arena bid approved, per report

The Fields at Belmont. A 200-to-250-room hotel and 435,000-square feet of retail space are also in the Islanders' plans. A spokeswoman for Empire State Development , the state agency that controls the site, declined to comment. Both the Islanders and NYCFC submitted proposals to Empire State Development before a September 25 deadline and held ...

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  • Head coach Lane Kiffin signs new 10 year deal
Head coach Lane Kiffin signs new 10 year deal

Las Vegas likely is assuming that Singletary is going to run all over Akron's defense, hence the Owls being 22.5-point favorites. Should Kiffin actually honor the length of the contract, then he will be staying in Boca Raton through the 2027 college football season.

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  • MOTORCYCLING: Jonathan Rea runner-up in BBC Sports Personality of the Year
MOTORCYCLING: Jonathan Rea runner-up in BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Joshua, who got the better of Wladimir Klitschko in a heavyweight classic at Wembley in April and then retained his title against Carlos Takam in October - was in fourth. "I am completely overwhelmed", said Ennis-Hill. In a showpiece event in front of a packed house at Lord's, England battled back from the brink of defeat thanks largely to the effo...

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  • Serena Williams `so stressed` as daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian suffers during teething
Serena Williams `so stressed` as daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian suffers during teething

It turns out that little Alexis Olympia is having teething troubles, as many babies do. In what might be one of her most relevant Instagram posts yet, Serena Williams is asking moms on Instagram and Twitter for help. Serena Williams turned to social media for help and help she received. And the internet is not short of mums wanting...

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  • Rozier's dunk caps Celtics' rally to 112-111 win over Pacers
Rozier's dunk caps Celtics' rally to 112-111 win over Pacers

Lillard had 17 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds while Jusuf Nurkic and C.J. McCollum each scored 20 for the Trail Blazers. The Pacers inbounded the ball following a timeout, and Rozier jumped to tip the ball away ahead of his dunk. The lead continued to shrink throughout the fourth quarter with an Oladipo 3-point play tying the score at 100,...

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  • With the playoffs clinched, what's next for the Jags?
With the playoffs clinched, what's next for the Jags?

The injury is regarded as serious enough that it could end his season with two games remaining. Fans began a chant of "playoffs" and " the wave " made several circles around the stadium. The fourth-year quarterback has not been more in control of the offense than he is right now. Bortles is placing the ball better instead of forcing his receivers t...

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  • U.S. urges Pakistan to demonstrate responsible stewardship of nuclear assets
U.S. urges Pakistan to demonstrate responsible stewardship of nuclear assets

Turning to Islamabad , Trump said, "We will press Pakistan to intensify its counterterrorism efforts, since no partnership can survive a country's support for militants and terrorists who target a partner's own service members and officials".

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  • Panthers owner Richardson exits over sexual misconduct claims
Panthers owner Richardson exits over sexual misconduct claims

Tina Becker has been named Chief Operating Officer, with full control of the day-to-day management of the Panthers. The team announced on Twitter that Richardson is selling the team, linking to a five-paragraph letter by the franchise's only owner.

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  • Justin Gatlin's coach 'offered to supply drugs to undercover reporters'
Justin Gatlin's coach 'offered to supply drugs to undercover reporters'

Gatlin, however, received bans in 2001 and 2006 after positive tests. The Athletics Integrity Unit and the US Anti-Doping Agency are set to investigate the allegations. "The use of new methodologies and designer drugs has always been a challenge for the anti-doping movement and this continues to this day". In a statement to the Daily Telegraph...

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  • Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. end relationship after 5 years
Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. end relationship after 5 years

Neither driver could be reached for comment Monday, and Patrick's spokeswoman said the two had requested privacy. In a recent documentary, the 35-year-old revealed she has some of her eggs frozen a few years ago, ESPN reports. Patrick, the most prominent woman to race in NASCAR, drove in the Cup Series for Stewart-Haas Racing but announced duri...

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  • Mute People & Pages For 30 Days: Facebook Launches 'Snooze' Button
Mute People & Pages For 30 Days: Facebook Launches 'Snooze' Button

Facebook warns that " page admins should continue to focus on posting relevant and meaningful stories that do not use engagement bait tactics". Well, now Facebook can be a platform for all ideas, except for those of that one friend who's driving you nuts with all the posts about his flawless, happy life and you don't mean to be rude, but you ju...

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  • Power restored to Atlanta's airport
Power restored to Atlanta's airport

Adding to the nightmare are what some passengers said was a lack of information from airport officials and help from first responders to get the disabled and the elderly through the airport without the use of escalators and elevators. Delta is by far the largest carrier at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest. Tra...

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  • Bucs rule DT McCoy, LB David out vs. Falcons
Bucs rule DT McCoy, LB David out vs. Falcons

We didn't handle him at all, " Koetter said ". "It was tough dealing with you guys, too". Losses aren't the only things that have piled up for the Bucs this season. The divorce after the 2008 season hurt both the Bucs and Gruden. But that task will be more hard because running back Devonta Freeman will suit up for Atlanta this time , and Tampa...

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  • Loss to Man City a 'good experience' for Tottenham - Pochettino
Loss to Man City a 'good experience' for Tottenham - Pochettino

Milestones and landmarks have tumbled for City this season, with their most recent being an English record for the number of consecutive league wins, which they have now set at 15 and counting. "All the time he watches the game in his head and then without the ball, he is able to make the pressure from 40 metres (out) to the goalkeeper". Amid talk ...

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  • UFC on FOX 26 Live Preliminary Results
UFC on FOX 26 Live Preliminary Results

Yes, Dana White said the victor of RDA - Lawler would get a title shot, but that was before Woodley announced he's having shoulder surgery . Dos Anjos did his best work from inside the clinch as he continuously punished Lawler to the head and body, wearing him down round after round.

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  • Benteke ends 14-game goal drought
Benteke ends 14-game goal drought

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with Christian Benteke (left) during the Premier League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester . And Palace made it 3-0 in the fourth minute of stoppage time as Ruben Loftus-Cheek burst down the left on the counter-attack and set up sub Bakary Sako wh...

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  • Stoke's Clash With West Ham Delayed After Power Failure
Stoke's Clash With West Ham Delayed After Power Failure

A reformed Marko Arnautovic will provide an intriguing back drop to tomorrow's fixture as he returns to the club that he left this summer. A win could see West Ham leapfrog their opponents and push themselves out of the relegation places and that would be a ideal Christmas gift for Hammers fans.

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  • Griezmann attracts criticism for donning blackface in 'racist' costume
Griezmann attracts criticism for donning blackface in 'racist' costume

But Griezmann was also in blackface and he went to the trouble of covering himself in dark body paint too. Griezmann, who was ranked at 18th during last week's Ballon d'Or ceremony, came close to a move to Manchester United in the summer only for it to collapse when Atletico Madrid were hit with a transfer ban.

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