Leicester and Claudio Ranieri honoured at BBC Sports Personality awards

Murray's unprecedented third SPOTY win follows claims he ranks highly - if not highest - among Britain's greatest ever individual sportsmen. He was also beaten by Serbian Djokovic at the Australian Open but ended the year as world number one. Read More

Raiders Clinch Playoff Berth: Latest Comments and Reaction

Raiders Clinch Playoff Berth: Latest Comments and Reaction

The next game , Reed picks off an MVP candidate in Derek Carr . Early in the first quarter, Philip Rivers was able to connect with Benjamin on a 47-yard touchdown pass . Kenneth Forrow led in rushing with 55 yards in 16 carries . "I'm waiting on the city of San Diego ". On a day when points were at a premium, kicker Sebastian Janikowski was a flawless four-of-four on field goals, adding an extra point too. Read More

Jaguars have interest in bringing back Tom Coughlin

That counts for a lot. Marrone is a 24-year coaching veteran, including two years as head coach of the Buffalo Bills in 2013-14. The Jaguars entered the 2016 season with high hopes for a run at the playoffs, but quarterback Blake Bortles struggled and it was evident early that the franchise was headed for another lost season. Read More

Lions at Giants: Highlights, score, and recap

A day after Jim Caldwell said he didn't consider challenging Odell Beckham Jr .'s catch because "it's four yards," the Detroit Lions coach said he would have thrown his red flag had he seen a clear replay before the next snap. The Giants (10-4) will visit the Eagles on Thursday night and then close the 2016 campaign in Washington. The speed of the play, from the ball bouncing to landing in the receiver's feet, was quick enough that the play was called a catch on the field, setting up a ... Read More

Titans rally to defeat Chiefs 19-16

Derrick Henry dominated the ground game with 9 carries for 58 yards and 2 touchdowns. That's when Mularkey made a decision to gamble, going for two points rather than one on the PAT play. That brought Succop on the field and the Titans grabbed an improbable victory. Rishard Matthews led all receivers with 4 receptions for 105 yards. On its ensuing possession, Kansas City, which scored 14 of its 17 points in the first quarter and none in the second half, punted. Read More

India are Junior Hockey World champions after 15 years

The match had started off well for the home team. India took a 2-0 lead in the first half. The home side rose to the occasion to claim a first global junior event in 15 years as spectators crammed into the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium. Read More

Crystal Palace deserve more, claims Pardew

We must not look at the table and continue. "After the defeat against Liverpool, and also against Arsenal, it changed something in me, in the players, in the club", the Italian said. Palace enjoyed long periods of possession in the first half, but Conte's side held them comfortably at arm's length before Costa struck. But Leonardo Ulloa halved the deficit, smuggling a header over the line from fellow substitute Demarai Gray's cross, before Christian Fuchs teed up Daniel Amartey to head in ... Read More

Mohammad Amir's knee injury causes concern for Pakistan in Australia

Pakistan left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir was helped off the field after appearing to seriously injure his knee during the first Test against Australia. Smith's 110 not out, together with opener Matthew Renshaw's 71, helped Australia to 288-3 at the close. Read More

Conte questions Oscar's passion ahead of proposed China move

The Brazilian worldwide is "90% certain" to join former Chelsea boss André Villas-Boas at Shanghai SIPG in the new year, a deal which will also see the 25-year-old become the third-highest paid player in the world. I have great respect for every decision made by a player. Conte refused to confirm Oscar's move, saying: "I don't know exactly the amount, or the situation". Read More

Cardinals release Michael Floyd

Cardinals release Michael Floyd

After Sunday's 26-23 loss to the Dolphins, Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd was allegedly found sleeping at the wheel of his vehicle and was charged with two counts of DUI Monday morning. And he'd be a relatively expensive pick-up, as it'd cost $1.2 million to claim him off waivers for the final three regular-season games. Floyd became him and will now pay the price. Read More

Guardiola expects lengthy injury layoff for Guendogan

Guardiola expects lengthy injury layoff for Guendogan

The Germany worldwide had to be substituted in the 44th minute of City's 2-0 Premier League win over Watford at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday after an accidental collision with Nordin Amrabat. "Yaya is an exceptional player and if he plays as he did today we are very happy for him - he can play as a defensive midfielder or further forward and he did very well this evening", said Guardiola. Read More

Patriots claim Floyd 1 day after Cardinals release him

If he plays well for the Patriots and another team outbids the Patriots, then he would help New England's comp pick formula. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Floyd entered the National Football League as a 2012 first-round draft choice of the Arizona Cardinals, having played at Notre Dame under former Patriots offensive coordinator Charlie Weis and then current coach Brian Kelly. Read More

Lions win again, but Stafford's finger a concern

Lions win again, but Stafford's finger a concern

The finger also becomes a target for opponents and can be significantly aggravated if not protected properly. With the injury coming on Sunday versus the Chicago Bears, he will now be required to play the rest of the season with a glove covering the injured finger. Read More

Jeff Fisher fired as head coach of Los Angeles Rams

During the five seasons Fisher served as Rams coach, the team is dead last in scoring, yards and first downs, per FiveThirtyEight . The move came after a humiliating 42-14 home defeat to the Atlanta Falcons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sunday. Read More

Williams heads Everton to 2-1 win over Arsenal

Williams heads Everton to 2-1 win over Arsenal

It looked like business as usual for the visitors, who have been scoring freely in recent weeks, when Alexis Sanchez netted his 12th league goal of the season with a deflected free kick after 20 minutes. If we keep a compact team, we can make it hard. I look at history of the games and there is always turning points that have gone for us. Koeman also commented over concerns that his players were just too nervous to play their natural game due to their awful sequence of results over the ... Read More

Champions League: Bayern Munich coach, Ancelotti confident ahead of Arsenal tie

Apparently, there are only three certainties in life: death, taxes and Arsenal facing Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Bayern eliminated Arsenal en route to winning the trophy in 2012-13 and repeated the feat a year later, while the teams also met in the group stage last season - the Gunners won 2-0 in London but then lost 1-5 at the Allianz Arena. Read More

Pogba-Pogba in Europa League when United meets Saint-Etienne

Pogba-Pogba in Europa League when United meets Saint-Etienne

The Red Devils made long trips to Istanbul and the Ukrainian port city of Odessa en route to finishing as runners-up behind Fenerbahce in Group A, but will only travel as far as central France for the first knockout round after being paired with AS Saint-Etienne. Read More

Holloway takes interim featherweight title at UFC 206

I just looked and it's eight weeks out already. "Man I don't know, like I said to everyone man - I didn't care, I was on cloud nine", he said. "I think everybody has a family", Aldo said. UFC 206 on Saturday at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto featured a "Fight of the Year" contender between Cub Swanson and Doo Ho Choi, along with a pair of sensational head kick knockouts from Donald Cerrone and Lando Vannata. Read More

Ronaldo and Messi are two monsters - Griezmann

Ronaldo and Messi are two monsters - Griezmann

However, in preparation for the "absence" of Ronaldo at the award ceremony in Paris, leaderships made video recordings of speech in advance for CR7 last Friday. "The team always comes first for me". Messi, meanwhile couldn't retain the award he won a year ago despite guiding Barcelona to another domestic league and cup double in 2015-16, scoring 41 goals in all competitions. Read More

Browns to play a London game in 2017

But of the eight first-round picks the Browns made between 2009 and 2014, cornerback Joe Haden is the only one still on the team. A number of outlets have North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky now rated as the No. Even if the Browns go with Garrett with their No. 1 selection, Cleveland still has an extra first-round draft pick, compliments of the Philadelphia Eagles , to pursue the quarterback it wants. Read More

Nebraska volleyball survives, takes down Penn State in Regional semifinal

The Huskers held Washington to 47 total points in the match, the second-fewest points allowed in an NCAA regional final in the rally-scoring era, which dates to 2001. Nebraska hit.256 in the match, while Penn State attacked at a.234 clip, becoming only the third opponent this season to hit above.225 against Nebraska. Read More

Dexter Fowler Signs With St. Louis Cardinals

Louis for a physical on Friday. Fowler is a free agent for a second consecutive offseason after returning to the Chicago Cubs in February on a one-year contract worth $13 million. Fowler bet on himself after the Baltimore Orioles dragged out negotiations over a reported three-year deal in the $30 million range, shocking the baseball world when he showed up in Arizona in late February. Read More

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill injures left knee against Cardinals

Early reports are Tannehill tore his ACL, but Dolphins head coach Adam Gase said wouldn't confirm the report, but he said "it doesn't look good". The Dolphins led 21-9 when Tannehill left, and backup Matt Moore failed to lead Miami to a first down in his first three series. Read More

Judge orders Michigan recount to begin at noon Monday

The campaign sought the same thing in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court before withdrawing that case, but its argument in federal court is somewhat different. The insane post-election drama continues to play out in MI. A recount began Thursday in Wisconsin, while a recount could begin this week in MI. If this new number is accurate, Trump's lead is at 0.8 percent, down from more than 1 percent. Read More

48-team World Cup proposal gets thumbs up at FIFA meeting

Those choices are leaving the tournament at 32 teams, expanding to 40 teams with either 10 groups of four or eight groups of five, or moving to 48 teams with either a 32-team play-off round to decide who joins 16 seeded teams in the current format or 16 three-team groups. Read More

Conte happy to have Pirlo at Chelsea training

Traumatic problems are very hard to avoid, but to avoid muscular problems is important. "The statistics are important". "Now, I think it is impossible [getting 100 points]". He played very well. "Now for the next game I have a choice of four midfielders: Matic, [N'Golo] Kante, Fabregas and [Nathaniel] Chalobah. For now he's part of the squad and every single game I take my decision about him". Read More

No longer the underdog, Oklahoma QB Mayfield still has fire

WORST GAME: It seems insane to label an ACC-record-setting performance as Watson's worst game, but his 580 yards passing against Pitt were offset by three interceptions — and the last two led to Panthers touchdowns in their 43-42 victory at Death Valley last month. Read More

Mourinho handed another 1-match ban by English FA

United dominated Sunday's meeting, having 17 shots to the visitors' six while Hammers goalkeeper Darren Randolph , the Ireland number 1, was a clear man of the match . "Goals plus performance means the real happiness". Anthony Martial and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice, as the Red Devils recorded a convincing win. Read More

The sight of Bastian Schweinsteiger made an very bad lot of supporters emotional

The sight of Bastian Schweinsteiger made an very bad lot of supporters emotional

Anthony Martial booked his side's place in the last four with two goals early in the second half after former United player Anthony Fletcher had cancelled out Zlatan Ibrahimovic's early opener. "I enjoy this win for all of the squad and for the fans, because it's a good answer to keep all of our possibilities in every competition", said Southampton manager Claude Puel. Read More

Arsenal Legend Urges Alexis Sanchez to Commit his Long-Term Future to Arsenal

Arsenal Legend Urges Alexis Sanchez to Commit his Long-Term Future to Arsenal

In a Thursday morning back page splash, The Mirror report that Chelsea are lining up a sensational move for Alexis Sanchez in what would be a bitter blow for Arsenal fans. Asked what assurances he could give supporters, the Frenchman replied: "None". "Beyond that, we'll try to extend their contracts but I can not make that the subject in every news conference because it's a normal part of every renewal when you renegotiate". Read More