News: Sport

AFC championship game: Three things to watch in Jaguars-Patriots

Friday  17:51,   19 january 2018
Sporting News

Standing in New England’s way of defending its Super Bowl championship are the brash, young Jaguars. Jacksonville had the NFL’s second-best defense in the regular season, but, after holding the Bills to just three points in the wild-card round, had[...]

NFC championship game: Three things to watch in Vikings-Eagles

Friday  17:50,   19 january 2018
Sporting News

The top-seeded Eagles are again home underdogs to the No. 2 Vikings and the NFL’s top defense.The No. 1-seeded Eagles (14-3) were historic home dogs to the sixth-seeded Falcons in their NFC divisional playoff, only to stifle the Atlanta offense in a [...]

Why the Minnesota Vikings can win Super Bowl LII

Friday  17:50,   19 january 2018
Read Sport

After a remarkable victory against the New Orleans Saints, the Minnesota Vikings are due to play the Philadelphia Eagles this coming Sunday in a what is sure to be a fascinating NFC Championship Game. An audacious throw from Vikes quarterback Case[...]

Conte admits Pedro dived

Friday  17:47,   19 january 2018
Goal.com

Antonio Conte won't discuss Pedro's yellow card for simulation against Norwich City as the player knows he made a mistake.Antonio Conte has conceded Pedro's booking for simulation against Norwich City on Wednesday was deserved but repeated[...]

Klopp doubts Alexis Sanchez tug-of-war decided by money

Friday  17:47,   19 january 2018
Goal.com

Alexis Sanchez appears to have chosen Manchester United over City, but Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp does not think money is a factor.Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp doubts that Alexis Sanchez's reported decision to join Manchester United ahead of[...]

Champions Cup team news: Same again for Munster as Sexton is rested for Leinster

Friday  17:46,   19 january 2018
Independent.ie

Munster have named an unchanged team for their crunch Champions Cup clash against Castres in Thomond Park on Sunday (KO 1pm).As reported by Independent.ie this morning, it is Ross Byrne and Jamison Gibson-Park, not Jonathan Sexton and Luke McGrath,[...]

Pacers look to get back on track against injury-afflicted Lakers

Friday  17:45,   19 january 2018
FOXSports

Indiana Pacers-Los Angeles Lakers previewThe Los Angeles Lakers are 0-8 without Lonzo Ball in the lineup, and they won’t have their rookie point guard Friday night against the visiting Indiana Pacers at Staples[...]

Sanchez to United not done at all, insists Mourinho

Friday  16:30,   19 january 2018
Goal.com

Jose Mourinho says the swap deal involving Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan has not yet been concluded.Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed talks are ongoing over a swap deal involving Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan but[...]

Mkhitaryan deal could still go either way

Friday  16:30,   19 january 2018
Read Sport

Arsene Wenger’s hopes of signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United, with Alexis Sanchez going the other way, is still up in the air, according to BBC. Both Mkhitaryan and Sanchez turned up for training at their current clubs on Friday, but[...]

AFC championship game: Why Jaguars match up so well with Patriots

Friday  16:30,   19 january 2018
Sporting News

The AFC championship game features a better matchup than a nine-point spread would suggest. Here is why the Jaguars will give the Patriots a real fight and, maybe, pull off the upset Sunday.New England is not invincible, given it has split the[...]

Ings set to stay put as Sturridge likely to leave

Friday  15:36,   19 january 2018
Read Sport

Liverpool are reluctant to sell or loan out Danny Ings this January transfer window as Daniel Sturridge looks ever more likely to leave Anfield, according to The Telegraph. This is because Jurgen Klopp wants cover for his attacking trio of Mohamed[...]

NHL acknowledges Kid Rock/All-Star backlash, stands by decision

Friday  15:36,   19 january 2018
Sporting News

The NHL stands by its decision to book him as "all about the entertainment … and the fact that Kid Rock is a hockey lover."See you down in Tampa on Sunday, Jan. 28 for[...]

MLB free agents: Jake Arrieta or Yu Darvish? Who provides the best value?

Friday  15:36,   19 january 2018
Sporting News

Two top free-agent pitchers remain unsigned with less than a month until pitchers and catchers report to spring training. In December, Arrieta was said to be looking for a contract in the $200 million range. Darvish’s desires are less evident,[...]

England take 2-0 lead in Brisbane

Friday  15:11,   19 january 2018
Sky Sports

Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales shared a stand of 117 as England beat Australia by four wickets in the second ODI in Brisbane.Bairstow (60) and Hales (57) broke the back of the chase after Jason Roy (2), who struck an England record 180 in the[...]

Rocket Ronnie crashes out of the Masters at the hands of Mark Allen

Friday  15:10,   19 january 2018
Press Association

Five-time world champion and seven-time Masters winner O’Sullivan was beaten 6-1 in Thursday’s quarter-finals.But that was as good as it got for the five-time world champion at Alexandra Palace as Allen responded to take six straight frames and[...]