Rapper Troy Ave shot in Brooklyn on Christmas Day

Rapper Troy Ave shot in Brooklyn on Christmas Day

The New York Times reported that ironically, last June, the rapper "pleaded not guilty to various counts, including attempted second-degree murder, in relation to a shooting at the Irving Plaza concert hall in Manhattan". As we have said from the beginning - he is a victim. Troy Ave is no stranger to shooting, however, and is in the midst of his own legal battles. The police do not have a description of the gunman, but they said they are investigating the shooting. Read More

Watford vs Crystal Palace: Premier League Boxing Day

Watford vs Crystal Palace: Premier League Boxing Day

Palace have been in the top flight since 2013 but only one win in their last 11 league matches has seen them slide into danger near the foot of the table. "It doesn't matter where you dummy the goalie, they get all the information these days". "I did not like the performance of my team but I am happy with how the spirit of the team came out in the second half". Read More

Aaron Rodgers, Packers Looking Every Bit a Super Bowl Contender

Aaron Rodgers, Packers Looking Every Bit a Super Bowl Contender

Instead, the DBs made a decision to have Rhodes stay at right cornerback with veteran Terence Newman on the left. Mutiny or much ado about nothing, the Vikings were feeble in allowing Nelson to torch them for two touchdowns and 145 of his 154 yards in the first half and appeared dysfunctional for igniting controversy as their season smolders in ruins. Read More

Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Will Never Happen

McGregor, 28, recently announced that he was taking time off until at least May for the birth of his first child. A potential mega-boxing fight between Mayweather and McGregor is still a hot topic of debate, but White believes it will never happen. Read More

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola opens up on January transfer plans

But speaking ahead of the Boxing Day clash with basement boys Hull City, the former Barcelona boss insisted he will not be in close proximity to Van Dijk until his side travel to St Mary's Stadium in April. 'The figures you mention about me? It had never happened before with the Champions League and the League Cup, and every three days you have to be focused. Read More

Adrian Peterson out vs. Packers

Adrian Peterson out vs. Packers

There is no question they have been the best team in the NFC North since late November. Adrian Peterson's valiant return to help the Vikings stage a playoff run will be short-lived. They are already the first duo to each have 800-plus since Moss and Carter in 2001. The veteran QB also has played well against quality defenses, including two wins against top 10 defensive units in the Seattle Seahawks and Vikings. Read More

Warriors falter late in 109-108 Christmas loss in Cleveland

Warriors falter late in 109-108 Christmas loss in Cleveland

LeBron James paced the Cavs with 31 points and tied a season high with 13 rebounds. Perhaps the biggest play of the Finals was a chase-down block by James on Andre Iguodala in Game 7 , a play that completely changed the momentum down the stretch in an incredibly tight decisive contest. Read More

Oscar to move from Chelsea to Shanghai for reported $73.5m

Oscar joined Chelsea from Brazilian club Internacional for £25m in the summer of 2012 and scored 38 goals. You could say the silly season officially kicked off early Friday morning with Chelsea confirming reports that Oscar would be moving to Shanghai SIPG when the transfer window officially opens on New Year's Day. Read More

Atlanta Falcons beat the Carolina Panthers in Week 16

Two plays later, Coleman scampered 55-yards for a touchdown that ended the competitive phase of the game for all intents and purposes. Atlanta's next possession resulted in Bryant's 48-yarder for a 13-0 edge with 35 seconds to play in the first quarter. Read More

Miami Dolphins defeat the Buffalo Bills 34-31 in overtime

Miami Dolphins defeat the Buffalo Bills 34-31 in overtime

The Dolphins ran it deep into Bills territpry and kicked the game-winnimg field goal. Matt Moore wasn't almost as sharp as a week ago, but he didn't have to be with Ajayi bludgeoning the Bills for the second time this season, including a 57-yarder late in overtime to position Franks for the win. Read More

Bilic: Payet is fully committed to West Ham

Payet has dropped hints himself at a possible exit and, in a recent interview with French broadcaster RMC Sport , suggested it would "be fun" to play under Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. Bilic, though, said he hoped to sign a couple of players in the window. "We conceded five or six at home against them". He was doing in 15 minutes what is normal in 90 minutes. Read More

Indians get better, make Blue Jays worse with Edwin Encarnacion signing

Indians get better, make Blue Jays worse with Edwin Encarnacion signing

Likely to be of little consolation to season-ticket holders, the Jays will receive a compensatory draft pick thanks to losing Encarnacion to their American League rivals, a team that walked all over them in five games in the ALCS back in October. Read More

Idaho Wins First Bowl Game Since 2009

Idaho Wins First Bowl Game Since 2009

Linehan, a junior, backed down from his comments and apologized to Staben in the post-game press conference. Idaho had a punishing running attack that seemed at times like CSU couldn't stop it. Rams sophomore receiver Olabisi Johnson racked up 265 yards on seven catches, including two long touchdown grabs. "FBS, FCS, NAIA - it don't matter", he said. Read More

Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals to meet in Top 10 clash

Louisville has no aversion to playing at a fast tempo, but I don't think they want to play at the tempo Kentucky likes. You find out where you're at when you play against guys who are going to play at the next level and we've never seen this many on one team. Read More

Liverpool depth will compensate for Nations Cup absence: Mane

Liverpool depth will compensate for Nations Cup absence: Mane

Ronald Koeman has called on his team to show the same aggression they displayed during their midweek win over Arsenal when Liverpool visit Goodison Park on Monday night. "It's not a normal match, we know about the derby rivalry between Liverpool and Everton but from my position [the task] is to prepare the team", Koeman said on Friday. Read More

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says He Can Play Until He's 50

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says He Can Play Until He's 50

Raiola told talkSPORT : "There is a big chance that there will be a second year, yes". The ESPN FC guys break down Michael Carrick's recent form and explain why he's vital to Manchester United's success. But now I see an even more aggressive, determined player than in Germany. Fifteen-year-old Cameron spoke of his delight at meeting some of his heroes: "I've met Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini and it's been wonderful". Read More

Burnley officially re-sign Joey Barton

Burnley officially re-sign Joey Barton

Barton has signed a deal with the Clarets until the end of the season. Joey Barton has signed for Burnley following his release from Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers. Barton's one-match suspension, for breaking Scottish Football Association rules on gambling during his time at Rangers , will apply in the Premier League because of an agreement between the home nations. Read More

Henderson: Ross Barkley Apologized for Horror Tackle

He could give Lovren his second and Coleman first, and maybe a red [for Barkley] but only Coleman, from the reaction of both teams, got a yellow so that is not fair". Jordan Henderson hailed the spirit and character of his Liverpool teammates after they secured the local bragging rights once more with victory in one of the most dramatic Merseyside derby encounters of recent times. Read More

Cameroon FA could seek to impose Joel Matip suspension after AFCON snub

Cameroon FA could seek to impose Joel Matip suspension after AFCON snub

In their statement Fecafoot criticised the seven players for "putting their personal interest first to the detriment of the national team". Matip has insisted on continuing his self-imposed exile from global football after his bad experience with the previous Indomitable Lions coaches, while Onana, Assembe , Nyom have put club before country so as to maintain first-team places at their various clubs. Read More

Kolkata beat Kerala to win ISL

ATK won 4-3 on penalties against Kerala Blasters in Kochi on Sunday after the match was tied 1-1 at normal time and extra time . Forward Mohammed Rafi's header in the 37th minute gave Kerala an advantage but it was followed by an equaliser from Henrique Sereno Fonseca. Read More

My wife voted for the showjumper, jokes Murray after record victory

My wife voted for the showjumper, jokes Murray after record victory

He defended his Olympic crown in Rio by beating Juan Martin del Potro, when went on a huge winning streak to overtake Serbian nemesis Novak Djokovic to become world No1. The Sheffield duo failed to make the top three with the main award handed to tennis ace Andy Murray, as expected. The bright 19-year-old from Columbus won four golden medals at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, while her teammate 23Olympic champion Michael Phelps was awarded for lifetime achievement . Read More

Titans stun Chiefs on Succop's last-second field goal

Titans stun Chiefs on Succop's last-second field goal

He boomed a 53-yarder through the uprights on the final play of the game to give Tennessee a 19-17 victory crucial to its playoff hopes. Twice they were stuffed at the 1-yard line in the first half and came away without points, and Alex Smith threw an interception in the end zone early in the second to ruin another drive. Read More

India beat Belgium to win Junior Hockey World Cup after 15 years

The Cup adds another jewel to India's golden hockey history, which boasts of eight Olympic titles and one World Cup at the senior level. India won their first title in 2001 in Hobart, Australia. Varun Kumar's long aerial ball in the Belgian circle forced Belgian goalkeeper Loic van Doren to come out but he couldn't fully palm the ball away with Gurjant lurking near him. Read More

An about-face: Louisville admits it received information from Elrod

The school on Tuesday night announced the findings of a almost monthlong internal investigation that started after documents related to the team's game plan for the Louisville game were discovered at the Cardinals' stadium. Another school that is now linked to the scandal is West Point, and it suggests a pattern for which schools are involved - both Louisville and Army have assistant coaches who previously worked with Elrod. Read More

Should Patriots Add Michael Floyd After His Release From Cardinals?

Head coach Bruce Arians held his routine media availability shortly after the arrest, but would not talk about Floyd. For teams interested in signing Floyd after his release, Field Yates of ESPN.com reported a team that claims Floyd off waivers Thursday would be on the hook for the $861,176 he is owed for the rest of the season. Read More