TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of snow

TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of snow

Low temperatures will be in the lower 40s. High temperatures will struggle to make it to the 30-degree mark Tuesday , Wednesday and Thursday . Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm. Blustery, with a west wind 21 to 24 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 34 miles per hour. Winds: N 5-15 miles per hour. Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 1pm. Read More

Korean Bobsleigh and Skeleton Athletes to Boycott World Championships in Russian Federation

Korean Bobsleigh and Skeleton Athletes to Boycott World Championships in Russian Federation

World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Dr Richard McLaren revealed his findings showed worldwide sport had been "unknowingly hijacked by the Russians" for years. Russian Federation won gold medals in two-man bobsled, four-man bobsled and men's skeleton at those Olympics, though none of the athletes who got those victories have been implicated by any known positive or tampered-with tests. Read More

Sweetest win: Captain Kohli

Sweetest win: Captain Kohli

His ability to score consistently in all forms of the game - tests and one-dayers - as well as his incredible fitness levels makes him a worthy successor to Sachin Tendulkar as well and to the ever-dependable Rahul Dravid, too. Skipper Virat Kohli was named man of the match for his brilliant double century in a win that confirms India as Test cricket's top side and avenges their two consecutive series defeats to England . Read More

Guardiola not 'a fan of tackles'

City failed to win a tackle in the first 35 minutes but Guardiola sought to downplay the statistic. City can not mount a title challenge if they continue to defend in this manner and a worry for their supporters must be that Guardiola is not overly concerned by the way his team is responding to his instructions, structurally as well as tactically. Read More

Tomlin has no plans to revisit ugly history with Bengals

Tomlin has no plans to revisit ugly history with Bengals

Call it a awful, horrible, no good, very bad day. "I'm saying as a football team we failed", Ryan said. Taylor was horrendous. His early fourth quarter interception, one play after Zach Brown made a touchdown saving pick for the Bills , could have been grabbed by Sean Davis if Artie Burns hadn't grabbed it.That is how late Taylor was in delivering that pass. Read More

Seattle's Sherman has strong words about Thursday games

Seattle's Sherman has strong words about Thursday games

Because it's just no regard you know, it's hypocritical, as I've stated before. The Seahawks are set to square off against the Los Angeles Rams this Thursday at CenturyLink Field and Sherman voiced his displeasure about the mid-week contest. Read More

Wenger confident of a result against Bayern Munich

But Wenger, speaking before the draw was made, tried to make light of his team's recent history - by making a Biblical reference. "Look, the last six years we have not come past the last 16", he said. "If we can keep our strength away from home that can help us - let's have a good first game then we can finish the job at home". We thought this year might be different. Read More

Bottas emerges as possible to replace Rosberg at Mercedes

In the advert, Mercedes wrote: "A vacancy has arisen for the position of race driver with the team". "We need the quickest guy who makes the least mistakes and understands that this is a team game", said the Austrian, who is involved with Bottas's management team. Read More

Thunder's Russell Westbrook has 7th straight triple-double

The gap was down to one point after Westbrook made two free throws with 54.4 seconds remaining. Kevin Love was highly questionable for the Cavaliers' 114-84 win against the Miami Heat game due to back spasms, but he gutted it out and scored 28 points with 15 rebounds. Read More

Dexter Fowler signs with Cardinals after title run with Cubs

Dexter Fowler signs with Cardinals after title run with Cubs

The 30-year old reportedly was looking for a 4- or 5-year deal on the open market after settling for a single-year pact with the Cubs last winter. Fowler had a very strong May, too , hitting.295/.403/476 - and by the time the first two months of the season were over, he had hit six of his 13 total home runs. Read More

Stick, N Dakota St beat S Dakota St in FCS quarterfinals

It was on display again Saturday, Dec. 10, before 18,285 fans at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. "Year in and year out, this football team continues to get better". There was 1:48 left in the half. That's when NDSU would start to slug their way back into the game. No possession epitomized the game, if not the Bison season, like their vintage touchdown drive that provided their first lead of the game. Read More

Hawks beat Heat to snap seven-game swoon

Hawks beat Heat to snap seven-game swoon

The next three possessions resulted in a backcourt violation and an airball 3 by Malcolm Delaney and Howard's offensive foul, but Atlanta led by 15 to begin the fourth. Without a bonafide backup point guard to direct the team, the Heat's offence can look out of sorts when he is sitting. Dragic played 34 minutes despite having a stinger in his shoulder from Tuesday's home loss to NY. Read More

Warriors rout Clippers 115-98 for 7th straight win over LA

The Raptors followed up a 44-point thrashing of the Atlanta Hawks with another tough home loss to the Cavaliers so it's hard to move them from the No. Yes, it's the regular season and yes it's early and sure, yes, the Clippers can play much better than they did vs. the Warriors in the blowout on Wednesday night. Read More

Heisman finalists: Jackson, Watson, Peppers, 2 Sooners

Joining Jackson as a Heisman Trophy finalist this season are Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield , Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook and MI linebacker/safety Jabrill Peppers . Watson, meanwhile, has surged since Clemson's only loss, to Pittsburgh in mid-November. Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson throws a pass as he warms up for the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on ... Read More

Police disburse unruly Penn State fans after victory -- again

Police disburse unruly Penn State fans after victory -- again

Clemson (12-1) returns to the playoff one year after giving Alabama a scare in the title game. That's just not the case with Ohio State and Penn State . "If you have eight, No. 9's going to be mad", he said on WQAM. And that decision was applauded by College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock last summer. Read More

Chiefs' Johnson leaves game vs Raiders with Achilles injury

Chiefs' Johnson leaves game vs Raiders with Achilles injury

Irvin, in his first year away from Seattle, has settled right into his old role and is heading for a career year of his own. Derrick Johnson knew his season was over the moment he hit the frozen turf of Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs' veteran linebacker ripping off his helmet in frustration. Read More

League Cup: Ibrahimovic, Martial see Man United through

League Cup: Ibrahimovic, Martial see Man United through

The Football Association today announced that Mourinho admitted a charge of improper conduct for his behaviour during United's 1-1 draw against West Ham in the league on Sunday. United ended their run of games in which they dominated possession, chances, and shots, but ended up with only a draw. Meanwhile, Southampton dealt Arsenal a shock defeat in the English League Cup quarterfinals as goals from Jordy Clasie and Ryan Bertrand earned Claude Puel's side a 2-0 win. Read More

Gasol, Douglas lead Grizzlies past Trail Blazers, 88-86

Gasol, Douglas lead Grizzlies past Trail Blazers, 88-86

Portland Trail Blazers small forward Moe Harkless (left ankle sprain) is questionable to play against the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night. Lillard missed the ensuing free throw to open the third.Gasol also got a tech in the third quarter for arguing a call.Tony Allen had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Memphis. Read More

Liverpool fans on Klopp to Bayern Munich rumours

Whenever Daniel Sturridge picks up a "minor" problem, instead of missing just one game, he seems to miss a procession of them. Liverpool have been linked with various players ahead of the January transfer window, and that trend hasn't stopped so far this week. Read More

We Gave Game Away, Klopp Says After Bournemouth Beat Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp has taken Liverpool to Barcelona for warm-weather training and to watch Luis Enrique's side in the Champions League, a source has told ESPN FC. Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp, on Sunday admitted his side "gave it away", as Bournemouth's late comeback condemned his side to a first defeat since August . Read More

Ghana could face Germany at 2017 Confederations Cup

Ghana could face Germany at 2017 Confederations Cup

The Official Draw held at the Kazan Tennis Academy today revealed the path to the coveted trophy at next year's Tournament of Champions. Following the draw hosts Russian Federation was placed in Group A alongside with Portugal, Mexico and New Zealand. Read More

Tottenham finally wins at Wembley, through to Europa League

The Russians are yet to win in Group E so far and are generally far weaker on the road. Although having said that, Tottenham have not won any of their European games at Wembley. Spurs, who had struggled in matches during the Belgian's absence, added a third in the 78th minute, when a header from Alli was parried into the net by a hapless Akinfeev. Read More

NBC offers "Hairspray" study guide for teachers

Harvey Fierstein, as always, was a poignant Edna, and scenes with Martin Short, as husband Wilbur, were warm and charming. " Live commercials" (apparently seen as a throwback to the time of the musical) leading into regular commercials was also uncomfortable. Read More

Orange Bowl Has Harbaugh, Fisher Talking Memories

Florida State Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher looks on from the bench in the second quarter against the South Florida Bulls at Raymond James Stadium . With ACC champion Clemson headed to the College Football Playoff, the CFP committee was left to choose between the Seminoles and Cardinals to fill the ACC's opening. Read More

Bob Bradley hopes Crystal Palace recovery acts as catalyst for Swansea City

Bob Bradley hopes Crystal Palace recovery acts as catalyst for Swansea City

That's exactly when things started to get insane. This time, Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke was there to make them pay. It's only November, and they're not even in the drop zone. But it's always better to do those things on the back of a win. He has officiated six Premier League matches so far this season and has yet to dish out a single red card, although it's worth noting that his bookings-per-match stat (5.33) is higher than that of any of his colleagues this term. Read More