Takeaways from Coach Sean Payton's end of season press conference

The "Minneapolis Miracle" was one of the most improbable plays in playoff history, sending the Vikings from the brink of despair to the Conference Championship against the Eagles in a matter of 10 seconds. "So while I think we do have a talented ... More..

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Drew Brees plans on returning to Saints next season
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Drew Brees plans on returning to Saints next season

So Brees said he knows that a "process" has to take place at some point in between the Saints' staff coaching in the Pro Bowl and the end-of-season meetings with coaches and scouts and the National Football Lea...More..

Towering air purifier will bring fresh air to smog-choked Xi'an
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Towering air purifier will bring fresh air to smog-choked Xi'an

Cao Junji, the engineer leading the project, said the huge air freshener can clean up air over an area of 10 square kilometres (3.86 square miles). The seven-metre (23-feet) tall tower produced about eight ...More..

Koreas in fresh talks on Winter Olympics
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Koreas in fresh talks on Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics will run from February 9 to 25 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, a city just 80km from the border between the two Koreas. The North has said its delegation to the Winter Games in Pyeongchang ...More..

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead inside his apartment
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead inside his apartment

Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski died Tuesday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities said a rifle was found next to his body, along with a suicide note. Hilinski was a three-st...More..

We'll keep control of Catalonia if Puigdemont tries to govern remotely - Spain
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

We'll keep control of Catalonia if Puigdemont tries to govern remotely - Spain

Eight of their lawmakers, including Mr Puigdemont , have fled Spain or are in jail facing possible charges of rebellion or sedition. Last week, the Spanish Supreme Court decided that imprisoned Catalan vice ...More..

Former Celtics Tony Allen, Rajon Rondo Want Isaiah Thomas' Tribute Video Moved
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Former Celtics Tony Allen, Rajon Rondo Want Isaiah Thomas' Tribute Video Moved

However, Thomas does not want to detract from Pierce's moment. "I'd like to thank the Celtics for their gracious offer to play a video tribute on Feb 11th celebrating my 3yrs in Boston". Nobody put in more wo...More..

Skipping Bail? Wallaby leads police on Sydney chase
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Skipping Bail? Wallaby leads police on Sydney chase

The animal, which belongs to the same family as kangaroos but is smaller in size, is under observation at the city's Taronga Zoo Wildlife Hospital following its ordeal early on Tuesday. Fortunately there didn...More..

Buoyant Lambert calls for unity at struggling Stoke
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Buoyant Lambert calls for unity at struggling Stoke

Lambert was available — he has been out of work since leaving second-tier club Wolverhampton Wanderers in May — and has the Premier League experience that Stoke's hierarchy desired, having previously managed ...More..

Steelers Fan Absolutely BLASTS Team On YouTube For Overlooking Jaguars
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Steelers Fan Absolutely BLASTS Team On YouTube For Overlooking Jaguars

Then I'm a little nervous. Now with late-game laterals being more common, we've seen multiple late-game covers by recovered fumbles in the end zone. "I didn't play the best, but I got better each game and look ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Sen. David Perdue: Trump Did Not Make 'S**thole' Comment

But with his comment, Trump proved once again that real S-Hole nations do exist -Trumpland, Bannonnation, StephenMillerstan, Ayran Nation. Trump has faced claims of racism throughout his adult life. Trump a...More..

Wenger branded Mike Dean 'a disgrace' and 'not honest'
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wenger branded Mike Dean 'a disgrace' and 'not honest'

After seeing his side draw away to West Bromwich Albion , Wenger took exception with Dean's performance; crucially, the awarding of a penalty to the hosts in the 89th minute. "What is more frustrating for me i...More..

Australian Open: Roger Federer advances to Round 2
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Australian Open: Roger Federer advances to Round 2

Now, the two of them arrived in Australia as the top two seeds, and this time , it was even more like old times: The No1 ranking was on the line. Sharapova's first appearance at the Australian Open since...More..

Patriots would be favorites in Super Bowl no matter who they play
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Patriots would be favorites in Super Bowl no matter who they play

Ramsey's comments surely will find their way north. Our guys did a real good job of kind of keeping their foot on the gas and keep pressing it. Brady , of course, is the Patriots' headliner, and he is com...More..

Djokovic delighted with win over Young, set to face Monfils
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Djokovic delighted with win over Young, set to face Monfils

With the help of coaches Andre Agassi and Radek Stepanek , the 30-year-old has remodeled his services action which shortens the back swing in order to protect the elbow and yes, it held up perfectly. "Every ...More..

Jo Jo White, Boston Celtics legend, passes away at age 71
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jo Jo White, Boston Celtics legend, passes away at age 71

The hero of the "Greatest game ever played", JoJo White is immortal in Celtics lore. White won NBA championships with the team in 1974 and 1976, winning the NBA Final MVP during the team's second run. Throu...More..

Maria Sharapova cruises in first Aussie Open match since ban
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Maria Sharapova cruises in first Aussie Open match since ban

She carried that form into her first-round clash with fellow German Anna-Lena Friedsam, winning 6-0 6-4. Halep ended a run of back-to-back first-round exits in Melbourne by beating teenage wild-card entry D...More..

Former Hurricanes' star predicted score of Jaguars-Steelers playoff game
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Former Hurricanes' star predicted score of Jaguars-Steelers playoff game

Tomlin's criteria for evaluating his coaches include overall performance and team record but goes beyond a coach's capabilities. The Jaguars-yes, the Jaguars-have the NFL's full attention now. "We're the to...More..

Djokovic hits back at Australian Open boycott suggestions
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Djokovic hits back at Australian Open boycott suggestions

I'm looking forward to work on it more. As Andre Agassi and Radek Stepanek , Djokovic's coaching team, looked on, while the Serb flexed his elbow with a rope, over his head and side to side, time after tim...More..

Arizona hires Kevin Sumlin as soccer coach
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Arizona hires Kevin Sumlin as soccer coach

The school made the announcement official Sunday night, and said terms of Sumlin's new deal will be revealed at a Tuesday press conference. Breaking: Arizona has reached an agreement to hire Kevin Sumlin as...More..

Bengals fans donate to Blake Bortles Foundation
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bengals fans donate to Blake Bortles Foundation

Bengals fans took notice of the performance against their rival and chose to thank the third-year quarterback. More than 100 fans had donated to the Blake Bortles Foundation as of Tuesday afternoon. The f...More..

VAR intervenes for FA Cup goal in 1st for English soccer
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

VAR intervenes for FA Cup goal in 1st for English soccer

However, a review of the goal via VAR clearly showed Iheanacho was onside when Mahrez played him in - ensuring Leicester were 2-0 up and on the way into round four, while their 21-year-old forward will be the...More..

Markelle Fultz's jump shot isn't looking any better
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Markelle Fultz's jump shot isn't looking any better

Then, when those three weeks were up, they said he had something called a "scapular muscle imbalance" in his right shoulder, and it would keep him out indefinitely. Since his last game, Fultz often has been una...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Donald Trump insists he's 'not a racist' after calling Africa a 'sh*thole'

Members of South Africa's Department of International Relations and Cooperation met with the U.S. Embassy charge d'affaires on Monday to express concerns over Trump's comments about immigration from certain...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

North and South Korea discuss troupe's Olympics visit

North Korea said on Monday it will send 1-hundred-forty members of its Samjiyon Orchestra to South Korea during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics . Both sides will also meet at the IOC's Lausanne headquar...More..

United reduces City's lead to 12 points
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

United reduces City's lead to 12 points

United, though, are not interested in letting Martial leave and Arsenal must now make do with receiving a decent wedge of cash and possible Mkhitaryan for Sanchez instead. 'So I prefer to protect him and the si...More..

Cardinals top coaching target 'expected to accept' Giants job if offered
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Cardinals top coaching target 'expected to accept' Giants job if offered

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and ESPN's Jeremy Fowler , Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak and Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo are both expected to ...More..

Blake Bortles answers critics in Jacksonville Jaguars' win over Pittsburgh Steelers
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Blake Bortles answers critics in Jacksonville Jaguars' win over Pittsburgh Steelers

It's safe to say they will find some way to use him. "For us, it wasn't about getting into talking matches, trying to fight them, trying to do anything". " Listen , we all understand what's at stake with this...More..

Novak Djokovic plays down talk of player revolt
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Novak Djokovic plays down talk of player revolt

And ultimately the underdog maintained his unwanted record of having never progressed past the first round at the year's first major, while Federer will now take on Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff. "That's all re...More..

'Prominent' Cavaliers players anonymously tell reporters the roster needs upgrades
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

'Prominent' Cavaliers players anonymously tell reporters the roster needs upgrades

Durant had 16 of the Warriors' 36 points in the third quarter as Golden State turned its seven-point halftime deficit into a 93-91 lead. The Golden State Warriors on Monday beat the Cleveland Cavaliers ,...More..

Steelers limited partners want Mike Tomlin fired
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Steelers limited partners want Mike Tomlin fired

Roethlisberger added, "If you're at the line of scrimmage, we don't have a call to get to a quarterback sneak ... am I supposed to whisper to everyone "quarterback sneak"?" The Steelers failed to convert on f...More..

Here are Giants (and Jet) named to PFWA's All-Rookie team
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Here are Giants (and Jet) named to PFWA's All-Rookie team

He registered 50 tackles to rank ninth among the NFL's defensive tackles and made a sack in his rookie season. Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore , who led rookies with five interceptions, was the Defensive ...More..

Gamblers Rejoice After Vikings Do Not Kick PAT
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Gamblers Rejoice After Vikings Do Not Kick PAT

We've had injuries, we've had guys step up, and we play together and that's how we win. Mike Zimmer, while still elated, was able to focus on things other than Diggs' touchdown. Washington Post sports colum...More..

EPL: Man City will be unstoppable despite Liverpool defeat, feels Ilkay Gundogan
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

EPL: Man City will be unstoppable despite Liverpool defeat, feels Ilkay Gundogan

City, however, showed why they had won 20 out of 22 games, getting one goal from Bernardo Silva six minutes before second-half stoppage time and another from Ilkay Gundogan one minute into injury time t...More..

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag at Pyeongchang Olympics
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag at Pyeongchang Olympics

Figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will lead Team Canada into PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Stadium at the Winter Olympic opening ceremonies February 9. They followed that with another podium finish in Sochi...More..

Birth Control App Blamed For Unwanted Pregnancies, Abortions
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Birth Control App Blamed For Unwanted Pregnancies, Abortions

In its own study, Natural Cycles said its product has a ideal use failure rate of 1.0, or one out of 100 women who use the app for a year may become pregnant due to several reasons, including wrong use of the...More..

Djokovic elbows Young out to reach second round
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Djokovic elbows Young out to reach second round

Actor-comedian Will Ferrell conducted the post-match TV interviews with Federer. Fellow former World No 1 Angelique Kerber, who won the tournament in 2016, was also impressive in dismissing Anna-Lena Friedsam...More..

Faf du Plessis defiant despite the loss of Philander and Maharaj
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Faf du Plessis defiant despite the loss of Philander and Maharaj

However if there's one constant in the global cricketing world, it's this: No matter what the year, no matter what the format, no matter what the country, no matter what the surface and no matter what the circu...More..

Shami takes three wickets as India fight back
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Shami takes three wickets as India fight back

South Africa had been rocked earlier by a double-strike from Indian seamer Jasprit Bumrah, who trapped both Aiden Markram (1) and Hashim Amla (1) leg before wicket with deliveries that skidded through after ...More..

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes triumphant return from injury
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes triumphant return from injury

Maria Sharapova marked her return to the Australian Open with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Germany's Tatjana Maria in the first round. "It's just easier, to be honest, rather than going from night to day to night to d...More..

New England Patriots fans make their AFC predictions
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

New England Patriots fans make their AFC predictions

There's also this neat nugget: Jacksonville's first AFC championship game appearance came during the 1996 season — against New England, which went on to play in the Super Bowl under then-coach Bill Parcells a...More..

Gibson calls for final push as South Africa eye series win
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Gibson calls for final push as South Africa eye series win

The toast of Pretoria has yet to play a really big innings in this series although his contribution has been enormous when put into context and, like Kohli , he has brought an intensity to the crease that the ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Kevin Durant reportedly wants to own an National Basketball Association franchise someday

He and business partner Rich Kleiman have spent significant time talking to owners and forging connections with major tech CEOs to learn as much as they can about the process and position themselves to forg...More..

National Football League commissioner gives 99-year-old Vikings fan tickets to Super Bowl
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

National Football League commissioner gives 99-year-old Vikings fan tickets to Super Bowl

First things first, you're being a prisoner of the moment, irrational and above all else, foolish if you think the Saints are better off without Williams. It's unbelievable. I'm going to say it over again, ...More..

Stoke finally confirm a new manager - it's Paul Lambert
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Stoke finally confirm a new manager - it's Paul Lambert

Premier League side Stoke City have reportedly appointed former Norwich City and Aston Villa boss, Paul Lambert , as club's manager on a two-and-a-half year contract. United thought they could've had a pe...More..

National Football League fan gets ejected from playoff game, punches horse
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

National Football League fan gets ejected from playoff game, punches horse

The incident occurred Saturday outside of Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field. There's horsing around and then there's literally punching a horse. A Lehigh Valley man is facing assault charges after allege...More..

Kroos reins in Real Madrid's ambition, with top four now the target
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Kroos reins in Real Madrid's ambition, with top four now the target

Pablo Fornals scored the victor for the Yellow Submarine three minutes from time. An attack who, even now, still have the absolute backing of coach Zinedine Zidane. Real Madrid still won the Champions Leagu...More..

Events scheduled across state to celebrate King's birthday
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Events scheduled across state to celebrate King's birthday

The employees' resignations were announced at a town meeting last week, attended by the man who recorded the conversation, who said the language used by his coworkers had been going on for two years. The Haitia...More..

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Agent Comments On Rumoured Sanchez Swap
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Agent Comments On Rumoured Sanchez Swap

No news on Alexis Sanchez , he is an Arsenal player, if he stays it's great for Arsenal , if he comes to us, great for us. Mkhitaryan, who is contracted to United until June 2020, has also been on Inter Mil...More..

Sanchez move to Man United hinges on Mkhitaryan joining Arsenal - Raiola
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Sanchez move to Man United hinges on Mkhitaryan joining Arsenal - Raiola

Jose Mourinho was quite evasive about this decision, but did also hint that Mkhitaryan has a key role to play if Alexis Sanchez is to join Manchester United . After beginning this season brightly, providing...More..