Sports Road to Houston: Falcons begin playoffs with chance at redemption
Author: 0 Road to Houston: Falcons begin playoffs with chance at redemption

Sherman erupted on the Seattle sideline, screaming at coaches and teammates, after Jones' 36-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter. Atlanta has had the best offense in football all season. I'm not sure any quarterback-Russell Wilson or otherwise-will outpass him this weekend. On the other hand, both players have played this season as if both are seasoned veterans.

Sports Jon Gruden turned down Colts, Jim Irsay
Author: 0 Jon Gruden turned down Colts, Jim Irsay

I'm not a coach". I've told people, I'm not coaching. "I know nothing, " Gruden was quoted by Schefter. After starting the season 9-3, the team ended on a four-game skid, leading them to miss the playoffs. It's anyone's guess how Irsay's reported pursuit of Gruden and Manning will set with Pagano and Grigson, although their options are extremely limited.

Sports Pochettino rules out new signing to cover for 'very bad' injury
Author: 0 Pochettino rules out new signing to cover for 'very bad' injury

Obviously it's not the same if they don't have Vertonghen, but I think they can. The only match he has missed so far in the top flight this term was at Watford on New Year's Day through suspension, but boss Mauricio Pochettino now looks set to have to do without one of his defensive mainstays for the trip to Manchester City next weekend and beyond.

Sports Gary Neville gives his thoughts on the Dimitri Payet situation
Author: 0 Gary Neville gives his thoughts on the Dimitri Payet situation

Writing in his Evening Standard newspaper column on Friday, Bilic gave more details about the dispute and said Payet would definitely not play against Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday. The report also reveals that Payet claimed he was ill and phoned in sick only for a club doctor to find no one in his Essex home when he went to check up on him.

Sports Schneiderlin is an Everton player
Author: 0 Schneiderlin is an Everton player

France global Schneiderlin, 27, joined United from Southampton for £25m in July 2015 but failed to win over new manager Jose Mourinho, making just three starts this season. I'm sad because I like him and he could be an option for us in a long season . I didn't fall out of love with football, but of course when you don't play it is a different game.

Sports Rory McIlroy makes strong start to South African Open
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy makes strong start to South African Open

Just a shot back was fellow South African Thomas Aiken , who also went off the 10th but found no luck or form on his first nine holes, turning at level par without a birdie or bogey, but he was scintillating on his second nine, scoring birdies at one, five, six, seven, eight and nine.

Sports Steelers vs. Chiefs Delayed Due to Ice Storm: Latest Comments, Reaction
Author: 0 Steelers vs. Chiefs Delayed Due to Ice Storm: Latest Comments, Reaction

After missing the last two weeks of the season Houston will be back in the lineup for the divisional round. Enjoy the games, and leave your predictions in the comment section below. Although the offense and "Killer B's" get much of the press, the Pittsburgh defense was able to play fast and keep Miami in check while forcing three turnovers.

Author: 0 Manchester United star says he has conquered England

Ibrahimovic, United's top scorer this season, found the net seven times in six games during the month, as well as providing three assists. After a campaign for terminally ill Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery to be awarded goal of the month for his smart finish past Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic was seemingly ignored by the Premier League; Mkhitaryan took matters into his own hands on Twitter.

Author: 0 Bilic angry as Payet says he wants to leave West Ham

Bilic revealed on Thursday that Payet is refusing to pull on a West Ham shirt again and wants to leave the club, though they are unwilling to sell the France global. The Hammers told Payet they will sell him in the summer, but he is insisting on leaving this month. Should West Ham sanction Payet's departure despite Bilic's insistence that he won't be sold, they could use the funds raised to bring in another creative star to fill the gargantuan void Payet's possible exit would leave.

Sports Former England manager Graham Taylor dies
Author: 0 Former England manager Graham Taylor dies

The Premier League will leave the decision of whether to pay tribute to individual clubs. Reflecting later on his shortcomings in the England job, Taylor said: "I am not bitter". It meant everyone was able to play to their strengths and, earlier in his career at Watford, had enabled John Barnes, among others, to really flourish.

Author: 0 AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Meets With Trump To Discuss Time Warner Deal

During a call with reporters Thursday morning, Trump's incoming press secretary, Sean Spicer, deflected a question about what the topic of the meeting was and whether Trump had changed his stance on the merger. Trump has opposed the proposed $85.4 billion takeover bid, saying, "It's too much concentration of power in the hands of too few". A potential concern raised during a Senate hearing last month is that AT&T could give preferential treatment to its own content, which would include ...

Sports Chelsea given green light to build new home stadium
Author: 0 Chelsea given green light to build new home stadium

The same team who created the Birds' Nest in Beijing, which was the central venue of the 2008 Olympic Games, have designed the ground which could become the latest new stadium to be erected in London. Chelsea Supporters' Trust will continue to work with the club to make sure the overall impact on supporters is limited. Provide an iconic stadium design of considerable architectural distinction and merit that will be a welcome addition to London and its townscape, reinforcing the capital's ...

Sports Schneiderlin escapes United with £24m Everton switch
Author: 0 Schneiderlin escapes United with £24m Everton switch

Manchester United have agreed to sell midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton for £22m. Schneiderlin has been unable to force his way into Mourinho's first team plans this season and hasn't made a single Premier League start so far this term.

Author: 0 Paul Clement does not know what will happen with Fernando Llorente

Clement has been linked with a loan move for Spurs midfielder Carroll and a permanent deal for Norwich full-back Olsson and the Premier League strugglers are now in discussions for the pair, according to Swansea's new head coach. Swansea have announced they have sign Holland winger Luciano Narsingh from PSV Eindhoven for £4million. We are in a situation where we want to win games and to give you a chance of doing that you need your best players.

Author: 0 All but 2 minor charges tossed against Steelers assistant

Porter faced several charges which included public drunkenness, resisting arrest and aggravated assault. Head Coach Mike Tomlin had announced Porter was on leave from the team while the charges played out. Executive director Elizabeth Pittinger told The Associated Press earlier this week that the board made a decision to review the matter because of Porter's high profile as a former star player and coach, his reputation as a "hot head", and Abel's checkered past.

Sports Clowney's Play Could Spur Texans To Victory
Author: 0 Clowney's Play Could Spur Texans To Victory

Aaron Rodgers said he was going to run the table and I don't think he was implying just the regular season. "He beat us when he was with Denver. We have to go get our mind right, and we will". "We've got to make sure we're on our P's and Q's and stay where we're supposed to be". The Texans will be hard-pressed to score much again, so back the Patriots at sports betting sites to win in another blowout.

Author: 0 Ray Lewis has some legacy advice for embattled Odell Beckham Jr

But the WR's yacht excursion in Miami six days before the Giants' first playoff game in five years didn't help the core's cause. Eli Manning said New York Giants teammate Odell Beckham Jr. 'Bro, you can not come do what we're doing right now'. So, Mara, Reese, head coach Ben McAdoo, everybody in the Giants organization - they were all comfortable giving $4 million to a man who admitted to abusing his wife, all because ...

Author: 0 Chelsea Youngster Lauds Antonio Conte For Development Help

While both players have thrived this season, it is thought Conte is eager to bolster his options in the specialist position as Chelsea continue their assault on the title. Wilkins said, "When they played Pedro, Willian and Eden Hazard up front [when Costa was suspended] I was questioning why Conte didn't play Batshuayi as a natural striker, and now I can see why he didn't - because he doesn't have the control of the ball that the other players have".

Author: 0 U.S. Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk

Factbox on Jim Furyk who was named on Wednesday as the us captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup against Europe. He compiled a 10-20-4 individual record across that span before serving previous year as an assistant captain for Davis Love III as the Americans won the biennial matches for the first time since 2008.

Sports Packers: What Nelson's injury could mean to offense
Author: 0 Packers: What Nelson's injury could mean to offense

McCarthy did however say that Nelson will be in the rehab group through Friday. Nelson won't play vs.cowboys if he can not practice on Saturday. The Packers follow a different game-week schedule in that they do not go on the field on a Friday and have a regular practice on a Saturday.

Author: 0 Manchester City hit by FA charge in relation to anti-doping rules

Clubs are required to keep the FA informed of the location of their teams at all times in order to facilitate drug-testing. The FA released a statement saying that the Premier League club failed to ensure their "Club Whereabouts" information was accurate.

Sports Mercedes AMG F1 technical boss rumored to join Williams
Author: 0 Mercedes AMG F1 technical boss rumored to join Williams

Mercedes has outlined an interim period technical reshuffle which will see Aldo Costa as Engineering Director, Mark Ellis as Performance Director, Rob Thomas as Chief Operating Officer and Geoff Willis as Technology Director. The new challenge taken on by Lowe will be at Williams, where Felipe Massa is expected to come out of retirement to replace Bottas - who should be confirmed as the replacement for Rosberg in the coming weeks.

Sports Woodley-Thompson rematch slated for March
Author: 0 Woodley-Thompson rematch slated for March

The UFC has not yet officially commented on the rematch, but it has been expected to take place during the UFC 209 pay-per-view event inside T-Mobile Arena. Thompson, meanwhile, is 6-0-1 in his last seven with his lone professional loss coming in 2012. Two other judges scored it a draw, with Thompson winning three out of five rounds and Woodley scoring a 10-8 in the other two to force the draw, allowing Woodley to retain his belt.

Sports Broncos interview Dolphins DC Vance Joseph for head coaching job
Author: 0 Broncos interview Dolphins DC Vance Joseph for head coaching job

Sporting News also reported last week that the Broncos' head coaching job was Joseph's to lose heading into his interview. In his one year with the Dolphins, Joseph led a defensive unit that began the season with high hopes but was dealt a bad rash of injuries that left the group fairly depleted by season's end.

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova Announces When She'll Be Returning to Tennis

She appealed the ITF verdict at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS); the autonomous sports organisation then made a decision to reduce the tennis star's suspension to 15 months. April 26 is one day after the Nike-sponsored Sharapova is allowed to begin competing again, following a ban of 15 months when it was found that she had been using the banned substance meldonium.

Sports Ronaldo wins FIFA Player of the Year
Author: 0 Ronaldo wins FIFA Player of the Year

Having won the [UEFA EURO 2016] trophy with the national team obviously plays a big part in it as it was a first for Portugal and this makes 2016 a very special year. There has been a pretty strong backlash to the Barcelona players' decision not to attend FIFA's The Best awards ceremony in Zurich . After Champions League and Euro 2016 success for club and country past year, Ronaldo is the overwhelming favourite for yet another accolade for his bulging trophy cabinet.

Sports Alabama's Bo Scarbrough suffered broken leg in title game, report says
Author: 0 Alabama's Bo Scarbrough suffered broken leg in title game, report says

None of that was more evident than this season, as the Crimson Tide went for a big change at quarterback. 511: Total yards by Clemson. Scarbrough's departure was a turning point in the game. But players have been known to change their minds about that. "I don't know anything about that". The key for Sarkisian will be to get Hurts right again.

Author: 0 Maple Leafs rookie star Auston Matthews named to All-Star roster

Okposo told Sabres .com "I'm excited". "I'm pretty shocked", Simmonds said . Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko becomes the first to be selected for three straight All-Star games for St. Atlantic Division: F Nikita Kucherov (Tampa Bay), F Brad Marchand (Boston), F Auston Matthews (Toronto), F Frans Nielsen (Detroit), F Kyle Okposo (Buffalo), F Vincent Trocheck (Florida), D Victor Hedman (Tampa Bay), D Erik Karlsson (Ottawa), D Shea Weber (Montreal), G Carey Price (Montreal), G ...

Sports Martin O'Neill Goes Against The Grain In Best Player Pick
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill Goes Against The Grain In Best Player Pick

The 31-year-old enjoyed a stellar 2016, firing Madrid to the Champions League and Club World Cup titles and also helping Portugal to their first ever major trophy at Euro 2016. Spain's La Liga accounted for nine of the 11 players in the FIFPro team of the year with Ronaldo and Messi headlining a star-studded line-up. "The God of football said Leicester must win", said Ranieri , who was in his first season at the unfashionable provincial club widely tipped for relegation.

Author: 0 Patriots are huge favorites over Texans, #asexpected

The Patriots will host the Texans next Saturday night. "I deserved it", Brady told WEEI's Kirk and Callahan show. Ninkovich today was asked about Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler, who was benched in December, but reclaimed his starting job when his replacement, Tom Savage, suffered a concussion in Week 17.

Sports Time for Odell Beckham to grow up — GM Jerry Reese
Author: 0 Time for Odell Beckham to grow up — GM Jerry Reese

Beckham was not available to the media on Monday as the players cleaned out their lockers. Not because the defense had no answers for the hottest quarterback in the NFL. "While it provides a lot of fodder for the media, I don't think the trip to Miami and the subsequent loss impacts his reputation whatsoever, particularly when you compare it to transgressions that other athletes have been accused of", said Jonathan Jensen, a sports marketing consultant and assistant professor at the ...

Sports Chelsea recall Nathan Ake early from loan spell at Bournemouth
Author: 0 Chelsea recall Nathan Ake early from loan spell at Bournemouth

Last season he played a whole championship with Watford. "The ambition now is to continue to improve and break into the team at Chelsea", Ake added. Ake will now be looking to be involved at Stamford Bridge on a regular basis as he seeks to prove himself under boss Antonio Conte. Ake scored three times in 10 Premier League appearances, including a dramatic last minute victor against Liverpool at the start of December.