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Browns, Bengals were close on AJ McCarron trade

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Brown hit the lottery when he sent the disgruntled Palmer to the Raiders, ending his nine-month retirement, and got in return a first-rounder in the next draft and a second-rounder in 2013. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported there was internal strife about McCarron between the Browns' coaching staff and front office and they did not send in the proper paperwork to complete the deal. Read More »

Tiger Woods will return to golf at Hero World Challenge

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Golfing great Tiger Woods has announced his return to the course, nine months after taking an enforced break due to injuries and personal issues. I want to thank Pawan Munjal and Hero MotoCorp for their continued support of this tournament and my foundation. Read More »

76ers rookie Fultz out indefinitely with shoulder injury

Add to that, the visible issue with Fultz's shot. Markelle Fultz will take more time before he returns to the court. Fultz will be evaluated again in three weeks. There's no structural damage for Fultz , who played the first four games of the season, which is good news for Philadelphia. But even if he does, it isn't the end of the world for the 76ers. Read More »

Nationals set to make Dave Martinez next manager

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FanRag Sports first reported the news.? The Nationals fired manager Dusty Baker after they failed to advance in the NLDS, losing in five games to the Cubs . That inability to advance despite making it into the postseason four times in the last six seasons sealed Baker's fate. In giving the Martinez , 53, a three-year contract, Nationals ownership broke with longstanding (and controversial) form. Read More »

New Zealand bowl against India in 3rd ODI

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni (25) and Kedar Jadhav (18) kept the momentum going until the end but New Zealand's batsmen were always in the hunt. With 46 runs to show for his last four ODI innings, it is safe to say that the Indian vice captain had not set the stage alight in the series. Read More »

Chargers drop to 3-5 following loss to Patriots

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Kickoff coverage and punt coverage units - The Patriots won the "hidden yardage" game decisively, as their average starting point was their own 30-yard line, while the Chargers was their own 20. Cue the speculation music. It didn't work. He ended up getting tackled in his own end zone for a Patriots safety. After touching the punt at his own 11-yard line and scooping up the ball at the 8-yard line, Benjamin chose to run backwards to create some separation. Read More »

Rossi predicts "very open" Sepang MotoGP race

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Marquez crashed on his first flier, taking a tumble at Turn 15 but able to get the bike going and head down pitlane, and was unable to threaten once back out on track. "There are two races remaining, and we'll try to be on a good level and think about the Championship - but if I need to fight, I will fight". "In qualifying I did an nearly flawless lap, and this gave me an enormous satisfaction!" Despite being fastest during Free Practice 4, Marquez had to wrestle his bike to qualify in ... Read More »

'In The Presence Of Greatness': Winx Battles To History In Cox Plate

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Folkswood (25-1) finished third. The win takes the Chris Waller-trained mare to first on the all-time leading prizemoney earners for Australian racehorses, eclipsing the $15 million mark, as well as her 15th Group 1 victory. "As a racing lover, as an animal lover, I get great satisfaction watching any good horse, or exceptional horse and this Thoroughbred has brought so much joy to my life, my family's life, and I know everybody is very proud of what we've achieved together". Read More »

Dont'a Hightower out for season

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The 6-foot-3, 265-pound Hightower owns 386 tackles and 19.0 sacks in his career since being selected by New England with the 25th overall pick of the 2012 draft out of Alabama. "But as a linebacker group we gotta step up and try to take his place, which is gonna be tough to do". He did not practice on Wednesday, the team said . Read More »

It's been a big week for Colin Kaepernick

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NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said there is no confirmation whether Kaepernick will attend the meeting, but the invitation was extended by the players, not the league. That meeting included 13 current or former players, plus 11 owners and representatives from the league and the NFL Players Association. But many NFL owners might be tired of signing Kaepernick after he drew worldwide attention for not standing during the national anthem. Read More »

Stephen Curry Fined $50000 But Not Suspended for Throwing Mouthguard

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This isn't the first mouthpiece-throwing incident for Curry. The NBA also fined Warriors forward Andre Iguodala $15,000, adding in a release that he was "verbally abusing a game official". "I did something stupid, deserved to get kicked out, and that's what happened". He followed that by saying any contact with the official was unintentional. Read More »

DeAndre Jordan to Eric Bledsoe: 'Come Back Home Bro'

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Bledsoe later tried to put that tweet in context, although McDonough wasn't buying the excuse. There are a lot of hair salons in New York City. Bledsoe had reportedly engaged with McDonough and the team's owner Robert Sarver in the preseason about wanting a trade . Read More »

Raiders Team Grades: Raiders Beat Chiefs In Huge Come-From-Behind Win

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The Raiders scored the game tying touchdown pass to Jared Cook with 18 seconds left, but the score was overturned when replay ruled he was down at the one. However, after a review, Cook was ruled to be down by contact inside the 1. In Week 7 of a season that has seen National Football League ratings down over 15% on CBS from previous year, that's down 7% from the Philadelphia Eagles' 28-23 October 12 win over the Carolina Panthers in the early numbers - which was down 5% from the week ... Read More »

Ozil: Arsenal stars showed quality at Everton

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The Germany worldwide had reportedly told his teammates that he was confident of securing a move to Old Trafford at the end of the season when his contract expires. "When you see Mesut on the football pitch like he is today, enjoying his game like he is today, it's hard to believe these kind of things". Nacho Monreal had cancelled out Rooney's opener and hopes of a home comeback were damaged when Everton were reduced to 10 men in the 69th minute after midfielder Idrissa Gueye caught ... Read More »

Venus at number one? Could happen at WTA Finals

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She made Slam finals in Australia and Wimbledon , and is one of the seven in contention for year-end No. 1, although the American played down its importance when asked if regaining that title was on her mind. "The dream came true". "I think my serve was good today, it could be better but I hit some aces", Pliskova said in a courtside interview. After the win over Ostapenko, Halep was beaten in the Beijing final by Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia and the Romanian will have a little bit of ... Read More »

Virat loses No.1 spot

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So what could be that X-factor that may have gone right lately and had been eluding the team all these years? The skipper also admitted that the spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have been so good in the matches they have played, that he has been constantly tempted to play them together. Read More »

Injury boost for Manchester United

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Other managers cry and cry and cry when some player is injured. The 29-year old Matic was sold to Benfica by Chelsea in 2011 and after he was bought back by the West London side three years later, he won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and a League Cup. Read More »

Draymond Green's MRI comes back negative

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Although the Golden State Warriors had a great game with the team averaging 53.8 percent shooting from the field, 53.3 percent from three-point shooting, with 17 turnovers and 42 rebounds, the Warriors felt the loss of Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala . Read More »

Google Doodle: The life of Selena Quintanilla, the 'Queen of Tejano Music'

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Quintanilla was killed in March 1995 by Yolanda Saldivar , who was sacked after it was discovered she had embezzled money from the 23-year-old singer's business. Campos had the idea for the doodle two years ago and originally had a tentative deadline for the end of that year. Yet, even in her short few years in the industry, Selena left behind a legacy that is still celebrated and cherished today. Read More »

Wayne Rooney penalty saves Everton's blushes at Brighton

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The Dutch boss praised his side's commitment to the cause, but Kilbane did not see much to be positive about from an Everton perspective. The Spaniard took out Everton winger Dominic Calvert-Lewin with an elbow inside the box and referee Michael Oliver promptly pointed to the spot. Read More »

Troy Deeney trolling Hecor Bellerin won't go down well at Arsenal

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At the end of the day they scored. However, a second half penalty from Troy Deeney restored parity. "You know when we got the ball we missed a chance, but we missed as well to play, we missed it completely", he said. Watford jumped into the top four with its first home victory of the season, maintaining its excellent start under new manager Marco Silva. "I've heard Wenger's already blaming that [the penalty] as the reason they lost ", Deeney said on BT Sport . Read More »

Goalkeeper dies after colliding with teammate during Indonesian Super League match

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Persela Lamongan player Huda violently collided with his teammate Ramon Rodrigues and onrushing Semen Padang player Marcel Sacramento shortly before half-time. On Twitter the club called him " The real legend of Persela ". Huda had played for Persela since 1999. After the match, with Persela winning 2-0, Persela Coach Aji Santoso confirmed the worst news about Huda, who had spent his 18-year career with the team. Read More »

Pat Perez extends lead at Malaysian golf

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Australian Cameron Smith is in a tie for 15th after a one-over-par 73 in the third round to be eight under overall. But the 24-year-old regained his groove with birdies at the 16th, 17th and 18th holes to finish in a tie for fifth at 16 under, eight shots behind Perez. Read More »

Packers' Rodgers suffers broken collarbone vs. Vikings, could miss rest of season

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Rodgers had been enjoying a terrific season, leading the Packers to a 4-1 record atop the NFC North. In 2013, Rodgers suffered a similar injury when he fractured his left clavicle in week nine. Just last weekend he performed his customary late-game vivisection of the Dallas Cowboys, which was exhilarating at the time but rather irritating in retrospect as it perfectly encapulates what fans will be missing due to his broken collarbone. Read More »