• Alabama wears down Washington 24-7, now heads to title game
Alabama wears down Washington 24-7, now heads to title game

He recorded only one other 100-yard game this season, at Tennessee, thanks to an 85-yard fourth-quarter touchdown run. Alabama landed the only meaningful blows. They, along with special teams , are heading into the game with 13 touchdowns, which was neck and neck with the SC offense for a portion of the season.

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  • Ronda Rousey mocked on Twitter after knockout loss
Ronda Rousey mocked on Twitter after knockout loss

Ronda Rousey broke her media silence on Saturday to thank her fans and ask for "some time to reflect and think about the future" following her devastating loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on Friday night. She is now 12-2 overall. If this is it for Rousey , who turns 30 in February, she'll leave as the biggest star in the sport. Rousey reportedl...

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  • Ronda Rousey skips press conference after UFC 207 loss
Ronda Rousey skips press conference after UFC 207 loss

With just 48 seconds on the clock, referee Herb Dean stepped in to wave off the fight and leave Rousey looking stunned. Well, Amanda Nunes , Rousey's opponent, certainly got creative. But, she was already too injured and Nunes was too aggressive to let her regain anything. "When I asked for this fight I know everything". Nunes said she ...

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  • Peach Bowl odds: Alabama a two-TD favorite against Washington in Playoff
Peach Bowl odds: Alabama a two-TD favorite against Washington in Playoff

They snapped inexcusable losing streaks to OR and Arizona State, dominated a top-10 Stanford team at home, and turned sophomore quarterback Jake Browning into a bona fide Heisman contender. This game will pit two teams capable of bleeding the clock in a situation where every play will be of utmost importance. Will the offense be able to stay on the...

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  • Foster Farms Bowl Open Thread - Utah Utes vs. Indiana Hoosiers
Foster Farms Bowl Open Thread - Utah Utes vs. Indiana Hoosiers

Should Scales and Fant decide upon one more year of IN football, the ceiling will be indisputably high for Tom Allen's defense next fall. The Utes have won 14 of their last 15 bowls, and Ute head coach Kyle Whittingham is 10-1 in bowls as Utah boss.

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  • Can the Ohio State Defense Stop the Clemson Passing Game?
Can the Ohio State Defense Stop the Clemson Passing Game?

Swinney said the Heisman Trophy has been watered down as voters get swayed by the player who suddenly bursts on the scene and misses out on players like Watson, who are consistently good over a career. Looking at the athletes Ohio State has in the secondary, it's going to be hard for any of the other three finalists in the playoff to pass effec...

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  • Opponent Profile: Will Dallas Cowboys Rest Starters In Regular Season Finale?
Opponent Profile: Will Dallas Cowboys Rest Starters In Regular Season Finale?

But beginning around the time Prescott took a tough second-quarter hit, slamming his head off the turf, and coalescing when Prescott trotted back out there with a late three-score lead as the home crowd chanted Tony Romo's name, the issue is real and is going to last all week: At what point do you bring in Romo to protect Prescott, upon whom the C...

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  • Play abandoned after Bird puts Australia on top
Play abandoned after Bird puts Australia on top

Pakistan's tennis star, Aisam ul Haq will be leaving here tonight (Monday) for Australia to participate in Australian Open Grand Slam Tennis Championship being played from January 16. The hosts ended Day 3 on 278/2 still 165 runs behind and with Khawaja unbeaten on 95 and captain Steven Smith on 10 not out. It meant that Zimbabwe-born all-rounder...

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  • Harry Kane heads Spurs in front of Southampton
Harry Kane heads Spurs in front of Southampton

Claude Puel wants Southampton's fans to focus on backing the team rather than berating former boss Mauricio Pochettino. However, that did not happen. We tried 10 against 11 and I praise the spirit of my players because they tried to find a solution'. Danny Rose has recovered from a thigh complaint and Vincent Janssen is fit again, but Erik Lame...

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  • NFL flexes Packers-Lions Week 17 matchup to 'Sunday Night Football'
NFL flexes Packers-Lions Week 17 matchup to 'Sunday Night Football'

Actually, it was more of Rodgers wearing jack boots while stomping all over opponents in the Packers' five straight wins. The point spread for Sunday's game is now 3.5 points in favor of the Packers , while the money line at the Las Vegas Westgate has the Packers at -190 to the Lions' +170.

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  • Cavaliers Vs Warriors: Cavs Proved They Are Still The Team To Beat
Cavaliers Vs Warriors: Cavs Proved They Are Still The Team To Beat

LeBron James , the man who brought Cleveland its first major spots championship in over 50 years this past June, spoke profoundly about the mutual respect between the teams, before arguing that Golden State would be even tougher to beat this season after adding former MVP Kevin Durant to their roster in the offseason.

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  • Rex Ryan and Brother Rob Fired by Buffalo Bills
Rex Ryan and Brother Rob Fired by Buffalo Bills

While the Dolphins made a drastic change from having the worst record in the division to being a second-place team, it has not been the case for the Bills. According to Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News , it was Whaley who talked Bills owner Terry Pegula into firing Ryan now and replacing him with offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn .

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  • GORMAN: A win that Steelers Nation will long remember
GORMAN: A win that Steelers Nation will long remember

Roethlisberger said there's none of that kind of dissension on the Steelers. Had the Ravens stopped Brown, the clock likely would have run out. Now that Antonio pulled a Santonio against the Baltimore Ravens with a game-winning, 4-yard catch-and-stretch to clinch the AFC North, it's time to stop questioning his toughness.

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  • MAC Champs take in Lions game
MAC Champs take in Lions game

Robinson was a prep star at Arlington Heights in Fort Worth. So it looks like Nevin Lawson is going to try and slow down superstar Dez Bryant. "We have a way in which that we can voice our opinion without necessarily talking to the media about it because it doesn't really function that way in terms of our system", Caldwell said.

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  • Detroit Lions @ Dallas Cowboys live on Sky sports 1
Detroit Lions @ Dallas Cowboys live on Sky sports 1

Even though the Giants won't have any playoff implications in Sunday's game, the Redskins know that their division rivals would like nothing more than to remove Washington from playoff contention. I was really surprised that the Cowboys didn't bring anybody in to compete with Green, but thankfully when he had to fill in a couple of games for Ty...

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  • Irving sinks Warriors in Christmas day matchup, 109-108
Irving sinks Warriors in Christmas day matchup, 109-108

But after Irving's key basket he was unable to get off a potentially game-winning shot, getting tangled with Richard Jefferson and hitting the floor. Golden State had one last chance but Kevin Durant lost his balance while coming off a screen and couldn't get off a shot as time expired.

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  • Aaron Rodgers back in MVP form for red-hot Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers back in MVP form for red-hot Green Bay Packers

Adrian Peterson's valiant return to help the Vikings stage a playoff run will be short-lived. Here is how to watch this NFC North rivalry game online. A win could spoil a playoff chance for the Packers , though. They've already been eliminated from repeating for the division title. The Packers have averaged nearly 31 points per game during that...

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  • Green flies home rather than watch Bengals vs. Texans
Green flies home rather than watch Bengals vs. Texans

Now that the Texans are in the playoff field, you can pretty much count on them being the early Saturday game on wild-card weekend, just like previous year. The PAT was blocked, which could have cost the Texans the win. The Texans are starting Tom Savage for the first time, which means Lamar Miller should carry the load in this one, and again...

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  • Conte surprised Chelsea are on top of the Premier League
Conte surprised Chelsea are on top of the Premier League

To say that Chelsea had a season to forget in 2015-16 would be a considerable understatement. His team have reeled off 11 successive wins, conceding only two goals in the process. We defended really well as a team. Last season's 1-0 victory at Chelsea was the penultimate match in Jose Mourinho's disastrous title defence as the Blues were out of s...

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  • Karun Nair triple century fuels record India total against england
Karun Nair triple century fuels record India total against england

The year that began on a bright note with a 2-0 series win over West Indies in the Caribbean has ended on a near-perfect note for the young Indian Test team which registered an emphatic 4-0 victory over England earlier this week. But Ashwin's magic, which saw him claim all the four wickets on Day 5, was a bit too much for Bairstow, who could only a...

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  • Lane Johnson returns to Eagles OL after suspension
Lane Johnson returns to Eagles OL after suspension

While he hasn't shattered all expectations like Dak Prescott, he is playing above average in comparison historically to other quarterbacks who've started their rookie season. He also has not had a ton of success against the Eagles throughout his career, posting a 10-15 record. Defensively, the Giants are yielding 17.9 points and 347.5 total...

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  • Touchdown celebration leads to spike in donations for Salvation
Touchdown celebration leads to spike in donations for Salvation

Officials ruled Elliott used the Salvation Army red kettle as a prop, something the league disallowed in 2006. "We see students, faculty, staff, athletic teams and community members donate each year". "My aunt brought me when I was little, so probably 15 years ago, I did it as a small child, so it's interesting to be back", said returning volunteer...

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  • Offense vs. Defense: Broncos Get In Locker Room Fight After Patriots Loss
Offense vs. Defense: Broncos Get In Locker Room Fight After Patriots Loss

Brady's now 3-7 here. The victory by the Patriots clinched the AFC East title. Brady missed his first six passes for just the second time his career - the first was way back on October 12, 2003, against the Giants - but he came back to lead the Patriots (12-2) to a record eighth consecutive division title and a first-round bye.

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  • Manchester City see off fading Arsenal
Manchester City see off fading Arsenal

Pep Guardiola made clear on Friday his belief Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo is happy at Manchester City, amid reports the goalkeeper could be on his way back to Spain. Guardiola has said the 20-year-old German has taken time settling into life at his new club and his mother and other members of his family are regular visitors to Manchester .

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  • New England Patriots Vs. Denver Broncos Live Stream
New England Patriots Vs. Denver Broncos Live Stream

From that point on, it was game, set and match. And to think, some people thought the Pats would struggle to get in with Brady missing the first four games with his DeflateGate suspension. "When a guy's like that, you want to keep pushing him". Demaryius Thomas is a captain, but a man of few words. "We got to have a better sense of urgency on t...

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