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Sylvester Stallone Passes On Helming CREED 2; Announces Director

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Nevertheless, at the end of the movie, we see Rocky Balboa, played by Stallone, finally triumphing over Drago in the boxing bout in Russian Federation. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone . The film is set to see Adonis Creed battling the son of Ivan Drago, Victor Drago. Drago, played by Dolph Lundgren, killed Apollo during a fight in " Rocky IV". Read More »

Yankees' history didn't lure Stanton, but their future did

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Just after being introduced as the newest member of the New York Yankees , Giancarlo Stanton joined Mike Francesa on his WFAN show Monday. Rumors of Stanton heading to the Bronx began to heat up over the weekend, and Boone unsurprisingly was thrilled upon learning of the news . Read More »

Four Things We Learned From Southampton 1-1 Arsenal

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I believe as well it's always the same when you have many good players, some of them can not play. They pressed forward with more objective after the restart, dominating possession, yet were unable to penetrate a home defence that was demonstrating far more resilience than the Gunners' own backline. Read More »

David Moyes: Adrian has the No 1 jersey at West Ham

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Moyes looks likely to stick with Adrian for Wednesday's game against Arsenal but a continued lack of first-team action will leave Hart in danger of losing out on a place in England's World Cup squad. "Joe will play lots of games between now and the end of the season, there is no doubt about that". He's played in so many big games. I'm lucky to have two good goalkeepers and at the moment Adrian has got the jersey. Read More »

Rafa Benitez: No time for excuses at Newcastle United

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While pleased to net his third goal of the season, Joselu was bitterly disappointed at the result against Leicester . When asked if a sale was now imperative to avoid a relegation battle, Benitez said: "I can't think about that". "I have played three or four times with him, and I think we play well together", he said to The Northern Echo . We know how hard it is to play these games, but it's cruel and disappointing to lose the game in the end like this. Read More »

Shea Patterson can lead Jim Harbaugh, Michigan to elusive Big Ten championship

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Patterson, a sophomore, is still recovering from a knee injury - a torn Posterior Cruciate Ligament- that cut his Ole Miss season to seven games in 2017. He'd go on to throw for 880 yards with six touchdowns and three interceptions that year. But before we get there, who is Patterson? This season, he completed 166 of 260 pass attempts for 2,259 yards with 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Read More »

LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball will skip college to play pro basetball in Lithuania

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The Prienai-Birstonas Vytautas club, which plays in the Lithuanian league, said in a statement that the brothers will report to the club "in early January". 15 overall prospect in his class, according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings . The Ball Brother sign deal with Prienu VytautasWhat's the story? LaMelo is a career 30 percent 3-point shooter, according to Krossover data (42 games and 605 attempts). Read More »

In one day, USA has off-again, on-again Olympic Games plans

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Amid confusion over the U.S.' participation, Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman, said Thursday that the U.S.is looking forward to "being a part of the Olympics". After an interagency review, she said, "The president would certainly weigh in". That, in turn, led reporters to ask White House press secretary Sarah Sanders for the official USA position on competing in South Korea. Read More »

Bills Defeat Colts, 13-7, In Overtime

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McCoy ran a career-high 32 times as the field was a snowy mess all day. Bills: Rookie Nathan Peterman went 5 of 10 for 57 yards before being sidelined by a head injury late in the third quarter. Punts landed softly in the snow. Without Gore, there would have been little the Colts could have done to generate first downs, much less points. The longest reception of the game so far is an 11-yard reception by Mack, but the Bills' best is an eight-yard touchdown catch by Bills receiver Kelvin ... Read More »

Packers WR Davante Adams stuns Browns with game-winning TD in OT

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The Browns were the own worst enemies in overtime. The win improves the Packers to 7-6 and keeps their playoff hopes alive. After moving the chains on an Isaiah Crowell 9-yard run, Cleveland got into field goal range when Kizer hit Gordon on a 13-yard slant to convert a third-and-1. Read More »

Bullied Kid Invited To Watch Tennessee Titans After Video Goes Viral

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Keaton says the bullies make fun of his nose and tell him he has no friends. Star Wars icon Mark Hamill also shared encouragement, posting: "Keaton-Don't waste time wondering why a bully would be so mean-They're sad people who think hurting others will make them feel better because they really don't like themselves-They're just jealous because you're so smart & handsome". Read More »

Tom Savage Continued To Play After Distressing Hit

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But the offense got going just before the end of the first half. Texans tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz, who suffered at least his third concussion of the 2017 season last weekend against the Titans, could be forced to retire at age 26, sources told ESPN . Read More »

Nikki Haley Calls US Presence at South Korea Olympics an 'Open Question'

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Mark Jones, a spokesman for the United States Olympic Committee, says there have not been any discussions about US participation. The Ambassador to the United Nations spoke to Martha MacCallum of Fox News tonight about the latest global developments pertaining to North Korea and President Donald Trump's announcement that the USA recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Read More »

LaVar Ball Attempts To Either Trump With Troll-Worthy Basketball Gif

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LiAngelo Ball , a shooting guard, will meet the NBA's draft requirements in June: He'll be 19 years old and a year removed from his high school graduation. "I don't care about the money", LaVar Ball said on Thursday morning. "I don't just be saying thank you because somebody said they did something, Ball said". Read More »

Stanton down to four teams

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Nevertheless, the intrigue in this saga is growing as Stanton is flexing his leverage, telling the Marlins he'll only waive his no-trade clause to go to the Yankees, Dodgers , Cubs, or Astros - none of whom appear to be making a serious bid for him. Read More »

Long Tennessee coach search will end with Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt

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The 43-year-old is widely recognized as an excellent recruiter and was a Broyles Award finalist in 2016. Tennessee reportedly came close to hiring a few other big-name candidates, including Washington State's Mike Leach and Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy , but failed to land any of them. Read More »

Sunni Waqf Board accuses Kapil Sibal for wrong statement

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The Sunni Waqf Board dissociated itself from Sibal's suggestion. "Who he represents in court is Kapil Sibal's personal matter", Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had said. A list showing which lawyer appeared for which side, part of the very same December 5 order sheet, showed that the prominent lawyer appeared for UP Sunni Waqf Board, whose civil appeal has been numbered "4192" of 2011. Read More »

Chennai Super Kings confirm MS Dhoni as their captain for IPL 2018

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The IPL governing council has confirmed a number of details about the big player auction that will take place ahead of the 2018 edition of the tournament. If a player (X), who played for team (Y) in the previous season, is acquired by another team (Z) in the auction, Y can use their RTM card and get X for the same amount of money for which Z bought him. Read More »

Ohio State's conference title not enough for playoff berth

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No. 4 Wisconsin had its playoff aspirations nearly assuredly extinguished after its 13-game winning streak ended in front of a packed house at Lucas Oil Stadium. Also the wins we had, the big-time wins and all the other stuff they consider. "We deserve a shot", Ohio State coach Urban Meyer told reporters after the game of his team's Playoff likelihood. Read More »

Woods ends strong at Hero tournament

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The California native also tied for the ninth most birdies rolled in out of the field, and hit 65% of his fairways which tied for the seventh best. It has been nine years since Woods last won a major, the 2008 edition of the US Open. Starting the day seven shots behind Charley Hoffman, Fowler birdied his first seven holes to ultimately shoot an 11-under 61 to win by four shots at 18 under. Read More »

Patriots Lead Bills 9-3 at the Half

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Set up by a 27-yard precision pass from Brady to Danny Amendola on the sideline the Patriots would put the first points of the day on the board. Tom Brady went 21 of 30 for 258 yards and an interception, while improving to 27-3 over Buffalo and breaking Brett Favre's National Football League record for most wins by a quarterback against any one opponent. Read More »

Penn State to play Washington in Fiesta Bowl

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No. 11 Washington, tied for second in the Pac-12 North, is also 10-2, with losses to unranked Arizona State, 13-7, and No. 13 Stanford, 30-22. Most expected the Lions and Huskies would play in the Cotton Bowl. In 2014, the first season of the four-team CFP, Ohio State made it to the national championship game and beat OR 42-20 at AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys that has hosted the Cotton Bowl since the 2009 season. Read More »

Ali defeats Cotto, wins WBO junior middleweight crown

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Post fight Miguel Cotto would go on to say that he picked up a bicep injury in round seven of the contest, but reaffirmed that this would be his last fight and looks forward to spending more time at home with his family. "I've been fighting since I was eight years old, and I've been in big arenas". With Ali widely viewed as a designated victim, that might have contributed to Cotto's farewell fight playing to more empty seats than he has been accustomed to in a city that has more residents of ... Read More »

Nathan Redmond explains what Pep Guardiola said to him

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Guardiola's behaviour appeared to be aggressive but he claimed afterwards he was merely praising Redmond's attacking qualities, something the once-capped England global corroborated in a statement issued on Friday (AEDT) to refute allegations made by The Sun newspaper that the City boss directed foul and abusive language towards him. Read More »

Yankees reportedly tap Boone as new manager

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Rob Thomson , who had been with the Yankees for almost three decades and most recently was Joe Girardi's bench coach, is expected to move to the Philadelphia Phillies to be Gabe Kapler's bench coach, sources said. "And it's I think now more than ever more of a partnership from front office to manager". He tore a knee ligament in a pickup basketball game during the 2003-04 offseason and was released by the Yankees, who replaced him by acquiring Alex Rodriguez . Read More »

Golf's young guns up for Tiger Woods challenge

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The solid effort, which included an eagle, four birdies and two bogeys, left the former world number one at seven-under 137 in his first tournament in almost 10 months following spinal fusion surgery. That was cancelled out by a bogey on nine, but further birdies on 10, 13 and 14 thrust him into contention before a wild tee shot on 15 led to a second bogey of the day. Read More »

Phillip Fulmer Will Replace John Currie as Tennessee Athletic Director

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Chancellor Beverly Davenport announced the move Friday. Davenport relieved Currie of his duties after only 10 months on the job. She says Fulmer will immediately take over the coaching search. Tennessee officials instructed Currie not to broker a deal with Leach or anybody else prior to returning to campus, according to ESPN . On Tuesday, Mike Gundy turned down an offer. Read More »

McGregor speeds to €400 fine (but can pay in instalments)

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If he's making a case he has to be here . One image shared on McGregor's Instagram account showed the Irishman arriving at the courthouse in his BMW i8 sports auto accompanied by the caption: "Getting charged in the super charge". "As is my normal question in relation to the fine I have to ask you a question, how much do you earn?" "Well, 140", McGregor replied. The 29-year-old, originally from Dublin , initially told the court that he had attempted to pay the original £70 fine issued ... Read More »

Golden State Warriors finishes 3-game homestand vs

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors may have won their contest with the Brooklyn Nets last week, but the two-time MVP may have lost something in the process: a fan. Head coach Steve Kerr has said, in retrospect, the Warriors probably shouldn't have let Durant play against his former team. Much of the scoring burden also shifts to guard Klay Thompson . Read More »

Here's why Jennifer Lawrence wants to take a hiatus from acting

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The former couple first hinted romance in 2016, but Lawrence only publicly addressed the rumors in September this year, as she had been known to be private with her personal life. She's the best actress". In an interview with Vogue , she said that she's learned to enjoy her down-time. Actress Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly parted ways with filmmaker Darren Aronofsky after dating him for nearly a year. Read More »

Jones' big game leads Falcons past Buccaneers 34-20

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Sanu's bomb to Jones out of the wildcat formation early in the second quarter to break a 3-3 tie was the six-year veteran's third National Football League touchdown pass. Ryan found Julio Jones 12 times for 253 yards, locking onto him for almost the entire game. It would be hard for Jones to get much better. When the ball is in the air, Jones' hand-eye coordination and upper body strength are an advantage over any defender. Read More »

UCLA to name Kelly coach

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All along, the second-year coach of the Knights has been on Florida's radar and was considered within the industry to be the most likely successor to Jim McElwain in Gainesville. UCLA plays its final regular-season game Friday against California. He proceeded to go just 6-9 in his third year and was sacked before the last week of the campaign. Read More »

Michael Crabtree, Aqib Talib Ejected Following Fight

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After being briefly separated, both players threw punches at one another. Both players were ejected along with Raiders guard Gabe Jackson , who will nearly certainly face a suspension after shoving a ref to the ground in the melee. After Talib yanked Crabtree's chain off of his neck, Crabtree took Talib to the ground on the sideline before their brawl spilled over onto the field. Read More »

Frost turns down Gators coaching job; UF now looks at Mullen

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Mullen has already found success with Mississippi State and will now have a far, far more stocked recruiting pool to fish from in the talent-rich state of Florida. He also worked at Florida previously as an assistant during the extremely successful Urban Meyer era. Mullen helped develop quarterbacks Alex Smith , Tim Tebow and Dak Prescott . Read More »

Wizards holding John Wall out two weeks due to knee discomfort, inflammation

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Certainly, the injury to Wall is a monumental loss for the Wizards basketball team. Frazier, 27, is averaging 3.2 points, 3.9 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.6 turnovers in 16.6 minutes this season. Richard D. Parker with the Cleveland Clinic Marymount was consulted about the injury. He missed the first two months of the 2012-13 season with a stress fracture in his left kneecap, and he underwent surgery on both knees in May 2016. Read More »

Everyone has a part to play to end violence against women

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He said violence against women, both physical and mental, "happens everywhere and its consequences last for generations", and "this poses threats to social fabrics of societies around the globe". Considering the ever-growing harassment of women, the United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Read More »

Ohio State Vs. Michigan Live Stream

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Barrett says he was injured before the MI game Saturday when someone on the sideline made contact with his right leg while he was warming up. Barrett, who fractured his right ankle against MI as a freshman, ran for a touchdown and passed for another in the first half. Read More »

In LaVar Ball, Trump Targets Find Their Dragon Slayer

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If I was going to thank somebody I'd probably thank President Xi (Jinping)", LaVar Ball said. In a recent interview with CNN , the eldest Ball said that he won't thank Trump because he didn't do anything to help. "After comparing the ungrateful Ball to Don King, the colorful former boxing promoter and Trump supporter, the president continued: "... Trump also spoke out against the idea of keeping NFL players in the locker room during the playing of the national anthem as a response to ... Read More »

Arsenal Plan January Talks With Goretzka

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A report by The Sun says the club's sporting director is not sure the midfielder presents the best possible fit, and with Ozil's contract expiring in the summer, a January deal would be "gifting" Arsenal a fee. Arsenal have made it clear they want him to stay, and are prepared to make him the highest paid player at the club if he decides to sign a new deal. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Denies Any Rift With Henrikh Mkhitaryan

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Jakob-Park. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has set a Champions League record after playing for Manchester United against Basel on Wednesday. The Red Devils were the superior team in the first half but the visitors couldn't make the breakthrough. Read More »

Broncos to start Paxton Lynch at QB against Raiders

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Sunday will apparently be that point. It's been a tumultuous season for the Denver Broncos as they try to move on from the Peyton Manning era, and now the man they spent a first round pick on to replace him, Paxton Lynch , is finally getting his shot. Read More »