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  • Titans OC Rumors: Ohio State's Ryan Day Considering Joining Mike Vrabel's Staff

    Ohio State co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day is reportedly "considering" joining Mike Vrabel's staff as the Tennessee Titans' offensive coordinator. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the news. Day, 38, was the Buckeyes' co-offensive coordinator for the 2017 season. He spent the previous two seasons serving as Chip Kelly's quarterbacks coach with the Philadelphia Eagles (2015) and the San Francisco 49ers (2016). Vrabel, 42, was named the Titans' next head coach Saturday. He'll replace Mike Mularkey,...

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  • Vikings Rumors: Ben McAdoo, Mike McCoy Considered to Replace OC Pat Shurmur

    With Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur expected to become the next head coach of the New York Giants after the Vikings' season concludes, Minnesota will be seeking a replacement this offseason. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Vikes will reportedly consider former Giants head coach Ben McAdoo and former Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best...

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  • Tom Brady Arrives at Gillette Stadium with Injured Right Hand in Pocket

    Tom Brady, who suffered a cut hand during practice this week that required stitches, arrived at Gillette Stadium on Sunday with his right hand obscured from view in his pocket. Brady's concealed hand likely means nothing. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported earlier Sunday that Brady would play against the Jacksonville Jaguars after practicing Friday without a glove. NFL writer Ed Werder added that the Patriots reportedly have made no game-plan adjustments on offense to compensate for Brady's...

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  • Arsenal Transfer News: Latest Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Bid Rumours

    Arsenal have reportedly been told they will have to pay in excess of £50 million if they want to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund. According to Simon Stone of BBC Sport, "sources close to the German club" have said the Gunners will have to splash the cash to secure the Gabon international. Therefore, any deal would outstrip the £46.5 million club-record purchase of Alexandre Lacazette last summer. John Cross of the Daily Mirror reported on Sunday that Arsenal will soon make...

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  • Clint Capela Says Rockets Are 'Better Than' the Warriors After Saturday's Win

    After the Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors on Saturday 116-108, center Clint Capela said he believes the Rockets are the better team, per Tim MacMahon of ESPN.com: "We're confident because we know if we're doing what we're supposed to do, we're going to beat them. We've got to keep playing. We know that they're going to come back if we have the lead, and we've just got to keep that mindset. Sometimes I feel like, in the past, we were all dragging down after mistakes. But today,...

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  • LeBron James: Cavaliers 'Could Easily Get Bounced Early in the Playoffs'

    Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James believes his team is in danger of an early postseason exit if it continues its current struggles. "Playoffs? We can't even start thinking about that, not the way we're playing right now," he said after the Cavaliers' 148-124 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com. "We could easily get bounced early in the playoffs if they started next weekend. Haven't even began thinking about the postseason." It was Cleveland's ninth...

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  • Tottenham Transfer News: Malcom Talks Premier League 'Dream' Amid Spurs Rumours

    Girondins de Bordeaux forward Malcom on Saturday stated it is his "dream" to play in the Premier League amid continued speculation linking him with Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. The 20-year-old has been one of the most exciting players in Ligue 1 this season, triggering links with the two clubs from north London. When asked about his future after Bordeaux's 1-0 win over Nantes on Saturday, Malcom said he wasn't sure what would happen in January but also revealed he was keen to sample English...

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  • Australian Open 2018: Sunday Results, Highlights, Scores Recap from Melbourne

    Third seed Grigor Dimitrov battled past Nick Kyrgios 7-6(3), 7-6(4), 4-6, 7-6(4) at the Australian Open on Sunday to secure a quarter-final berth. In an entertaining encounter that included some curious behaviour from home hope Kyrgios, Dimitrov was able to maintain his composure and find his best on crucial points. The Bulgarian joins top seed Rafael Nadal in the last eight, as the Spaniard overcame the determined Diego Schwartzman in four sets earlier in the day. Nadal will face Marin Cilic...

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  • Marco Silva Sacked by Watford After Loss to Leicester City

    Watford sacked manager Marco Silva on Sunday after a torrid run of recent form.  The shock decision was announced via the club's official website a day after the Hornets suffered a 2-0 defeat to Leicester City.  In the bulletin, the Hornets made reference to an approach from another Premier League club for Silva's services earlier in the campaign: "This has been a difficult decision and one not taken lightly. The Club is convinced the appointment of Silva was the right one and had it not been...

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  • Barcelona Transfer News: Thomas Lemar Wants Blaugrana Move in Latest Rumours

    AS Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar would reportedly prefer a summer move to Barcelona than to a Premier League club in a potential blow for Liverpool and Arsenal. According to Steve Bates of the Sunday People (h/t the Sunday Mirror), the France international has made it known the Camp Nou is his favoured destination in the summer should he leave the Ligue 1 club. "Despite paying £145 million for Kop star Philippe Coutinho, Barcelona have Lemar on their wishlist and see him as one of the best...

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  • Real Madrid Transfer News: Latest Rumours on £200M Harry Kane Offer

    Real Madrid are reportedly ready to make a staggering £200 million offer to Tottenham Hotspur for Harry Kane at the end of the season. According to Jonathan Northcroft of the Sunday Times, the La Liga giants want to spend big in the summer and are keen to sign the England striker in a deal that would see the Spurs man become the most expensive footballer of all time. However, Northcroft suggested Tottenham are ready to do all they possibly can to keep Kane at the club. "Daniel Levy, the...

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  • UFC 220 Results: Stipe Miocic Earns Big Decision Win over Francis Ngannou

    The UFC 220 headliner was marketed as the battle for the title of "The Baddest Man on the Planet." If that was the case, there's no argument that Stipe Miocic proved he's the rightful owner of that moniker.  Francis Ngannou was the up-and-comer ready to take the division by storm. He might do that one day, but Miocic was there to prove the day hasn't come yet. Instead, the champ avoided the challenger's early storm and imposed his will Saturday in a unanimous-decision win (50-44, 50-44, 50-44)...

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  • Stipe Miocic Beats Francis Ngannou Via Decision, Retains Belt at UFC 220

    Francis Ngannou's coronation as the UFC's next big thing will to have to wait. Stipe Miocic delayed that with a convincing unanimous-decision win to defend his title in UFC 220's main event Saturday in Boston's TD Garden.  MMA Fighting passed along the scorecards: Miocic came out looking to employ a heavy wrestling strategy, attempting multiple single-leg takedowns while making Ngannou miss. Once the challenger created space, he took to swinging wildly but couldn't connect.  Miocic made Ngannou...

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  • Chael Sonnen Beats Rampage Jackson Via Unanimous Decision at Bellator 192

    Chael Sonnen defeated Quinton "Rampage" Jackson by unanimous decisionin the Bellator 192 main event at The Forum in Inglewood, California, on Saturday night. Sonnen scored a takedown in each round despite giving up 30 pounds to Jackson, and all three judges scored the fight 29-28 in Sonnen's favor. The bout was a first-round match in the eight-man Heavyweight World Grand Prix to determine a new heavyweight champion. Sonnen moved on to the semifinals, where he will face the winner of the clash...

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  • Errol Spence Jr. Beats Lamont Peterson via 7th-Round TKO

    Errol Spence Jr. was in complete command in his maiden defense of the IBF world welterweight title on Saturday night. He rocked Lamont Peterson (35-4, 17 KOs) for seven rounds at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, before the latter's corner decided to call it quits before the eighth, handing Spence (23-0, 20 KOs) a TKO victory. It was a ruthless, overpowering display from the 28-year-old Spence, who took the IBF title from Kell Brook in May 2017. He executed his plan perfectly, snapping...

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  • James Harden Leads Rockets to Tight Win over Kevin Durant, Warriors

    Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has gone on the record with ESPN's Ryen Russillo Show and said beating the Golden State Warriors is "the only thing we think about." On Saturday, the Rockets achieved that goal and topped the Warriors 116-108 in a frenzied showdown between the league's two highest-scoring offenses at Toyota Center. James Harden finished with 22 points and eight assists in his second game back from a hamstring injury, and his step-back three with 1:10 remaining in...

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  • Michigan State President Called on to Resign Amid Larry Nassar Scandal

    Michigan State Board of Trustees member Mitch Lyons called for MSU President Lou Anna Simon to resign Saturday amid the sexual abuse scandal related to former Michigan State physician Larry Nassar. While the Michigan State Board of Trustees publicly supported Simon on Friday, Lyons made a statement of his own Saturday, according to ESPN.com's Dan Murphy: "I do not agree with our statement of support for President Simon. As I expressed repeatedly to fellow board members during our discussion...

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  • Joel Berry Says Ted Valentine Apologized to Him Before Georgia Tech Game

    North Carolina Tar Heels guard Joel Berry II said he received an apology from official Ted Valentine prior to UNC's 80-66 win over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, according to ESPN.com. Valentine apologized for an incident during a game between North Carolina and Florida State on Jan. 3 when Valentine theatrically turned his back on Berry when the latter was attempting to discuss a non-call. Valentine's antics led to him getting removed from two Big Ten games he was supposed to...

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  • Jamal Crawford out vs. Raptors After Toe Injury Diagnosed as Sprain

    The Minnesota Timberwolves' depth will be tested, as sixth man Jamal Crawford is out Saturday against the Toronto Raptors after he was diagnosed with a left great toe sprain.  Crawford has been susceptible to injuries late in his career, missing at least 13 games twice from 2013 to 2015. He has turned things around over the last three seasons, including appearing in all 82 games a season ago.  The 37-year-old Crawford has been the Timberwolves' most prolific scorer off the bench with 9.5 points...

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  • Jimmy Butler Will Not Play vs. Raptors After Knee Injury Diagnosed as Soreness

    The Minnesota Timberwolves announced that swingman Jimmy Butler will not play against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday because of a sore right knee. Butler has now cropped up on the injury report twice this season after he missed the Timberwolves' 130-107 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Oct. 24 with an upper respiratory infection. When healthy, Butler has operated in tandem with Andrew Wiggins to help comprise half of a star-studded perimeter duo. Forty-five games into his first season in...

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  • 5-Star PF Zion Williamson Commits to Duke over Kentucky, More

    Duke Universitylanded arguably the most compelling prospect in the country Saturdaywhen 5-star power forward Zion Williamson announced he will suit up for the Blue Devils next season.  Thanks to that decision, Duke will now have the top three recruits in the class of 2018 with R.J. Barrett and Cameron Reddish already locked into futures at Duke.  The No. 3 prospect in the class of 2018, according to 247Sports' composite, Williamson burst on to the recruiting scene in 2016 and immediately caught...

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  • LeBron James on Tyronn Lue Firing: 'I Would Hope Not but Really Don't Know'

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James offered little insight Saturday when asked whether head coach Tyronn Lue would be fired. According to Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com, James expressed his desire for Lue to keep his job but said he had no knowledge regarding what might happen: "I would hope [he doesn't get fired] but really don't know. I don't know what's going to happen with our team. I have no idea what conversations have been going on. I've been trying to stay as laser-sharp as I can to...

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  • Isaiah Thomas: Cavs Don't Trust Each Other, Celtics Tried Harder Defensively

    The Cleveland Cavaliers' defensive slide continued Saturday when they tied a franchise record by allowing 148 points in a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder at Quicken Loans Arena, and Isaiah Thomas didn't mince words regarding his team's effort in the postgame locker room.  "In Boston we were a much better defensive team," Thomas said, according to Bleacher Report's Greg Swartz. "We tried harder. I don't think we trust each other right now." This article will be updated to provide more...

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  • Tom Brady Reportedly Will Start AFC Championship vs. Jaguars Despite Hand Injury

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will reportedly start Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars despite a hand injury, according to ESPN's Dianna Russini. ESPN.com's Mike Reiss reported Brady suffered a cut to his throwing hand during a "minor collision" in Wednesday's practice. Brady is listed as questionable for the game. Michael Felger of 98.5 The Sports Hub (h/t colleague James Stewart), reported Friday that Brady suffered no fracture or ligament damage and...

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