Ryan Beats Out Brady for NFL MVP Award

He never hit the rookie wall, he just kept getting better and better all year long. "He has got a really good feel for who our guys are". Brady, who is chasing a record fifth Super Bowl on Sunday, finished the season with 3,554 yards, 28 touchdowns and only two interceptions but played four games fewer because of his "Deflategate" suspension.

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal have settled for fourth in Premier League - Danny Mills

Expectation of a brighter year only leads to a familiar crushing disappointment and this pattern has been repeated for the last 13 years. Despite the injuries and shocking loss to Watford, Arsenal have the ammunitions to deliver, but the question is can they be consistent for full 90 minutes? The worst case would see their advantage reduced to six points.

Klopp can't hide his disappointment as he opens up about Hull defeat

There was no way back for Liverpool so they remain fourth in the Premier League table and trail leaders Chelsea by a whopping 13 points with 14 games remaining so their title challenge is nearly certainly over for another year. "I don't think it works as a two alongside Jordan Henderson", Carragher continued. I don't want to give an answer now, but from outside, I can understand why you ask that if we have that record we have against those teams and another record against other teams.

'Legend' Ivanovic's future in the balance after FA Cup heroics

Numerous players have been celebrating on social media with skipper John Terry - who made his return to the starting eleven today - hailing the "great win" on his official Instagram account. 'Chelsea have been strongly linked with Celtic's Craig Gordon as a possible replacement for Begovic. "I'm pleased for Ivan to score a goal and it's important to evaluate a lot of things", said Conte, who was coy over Ivanovic's future.

Despair for Mane as Senegal lose on penalties to Cameroon

Head coach of the Taranga Lions of Senegal Aliou Cisse has admitted he is gutted after they exited the Africa Cup of Nations at the quarter final stage . In the semi-finals, Cameroon will play will play the victor between Democratic Republic of Congo and Ghana Black Stars. At 4-4 Mane stepped up to take his spot-kick but saw Cameroon stopper Fabrice Ondoa guess the right way and make a superb save.

EFL Cup: Manchester United progress to final despite Hull loss

Jose Mourinho has denied that Manchester United were defeated 2-1 in the EFL Cup by Hull City on Friday morning. Ibrahimovic told the 21-year-old to listen to Mourinho and not his representatives if he wants to forge a career at Old Trafford, report the Daily Telegraph , and Martial is understood have been receptive to what was said to him.

How low can the Pro Bowl go? Is it worth fixing?

With several quarterbacks showing off their cannon arms and a few receivers and defensive backs waiting to make some impressive catches, the dodgeball game was a real treat for viewers and a true athletic test for the athletes. Participants were Patrick Peterson, Odell Beckham Jr , Chris Harris Jr, and Jarvis Landry. The Precision Passing challenge will show two-man teams attempting to hit moving targets.

Barcelona to face Atletico Madrid in Copa del Rey semi-finals

Celta produced the shock of the tournament by defeating Real Madrid 4-3 in two legs of the quarterfinals to progress, while Barcelona comfortably swept Real Sociedad away by a 6-2 margin over both legs. They are seeking a place in the final as they chase the Spanish treble, with their Champions League challenge resuming a week after the second leg with a tough trip to Paris Saint Germain.

Venus Williams reaches Australian Open final - and makes history

A win for Serena on Sunday will earn her a 23rd Grand Slam title, beating Steffi Graf's record in the Open era. "You can have some tension during the match between players". I was so excited because I was so young. Now she is into semifinals for the second time in three majors - after a six-year absence from the last four - and for the 21st time overall.

Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, and The Undertaker Staredown Was Oddly Hypnotic

The Royal Rumble turns 30 this year, launching into its fourth decade as the greatest and most prestigious of pro wrestling's gimmick matches. It began with Triple H interfering in a universal title match on behalf of Kevin Owens, who has yet to relinquish the belt, and has continued with Rollins being denied opportunities to claim the title.

Royals lower flag to half-mast in memory of Yordano Ventura

J.M.G. Baseball, which represented Marte, joined the Royals , Diamondbacks and several other MLB teams in expressing its heartbreak on social media. Kansas City Royals ace Yordano Ventura , 25, was killed on Sunday morning. The Boston Red Sox acquired him in December of that year but traded him to the Cleveland Indians before the 2006 season. There, he hit.312/.390/.547 with 42 home runs in 206 games.

Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon makes Rising Stars roster

Former Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky has been selected to join the USA team roster for the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend. The East and West coaching staffs are determined by the best record in each conference through games played on Sunday, Feb. 5. Bucks teammate Jabari Parker was a member of Team USA a year ago, while Antetokounmpo and Matthew Dellavedova (then with the Cleveland Cavaliers) were members of Team World in 2015.

Lunchbreak: NFL's Evolution Since Minnesota Last Hosted Super

Although the Steelers defensive performance against the Patriots left a lot to be desired, they did take big step forwards defensively down the stretch of the regular season and into the playoffs. He threw for more than 300 yards for the 11th time in a postseason game, the most all-time. The 71,795-capacity stadium also holds worldwide soccer matches, the Texas Bowl and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Lloris kept us in the game - Pochettino backs captain despite errors

Alli pulled one back after De Bruyne's goal and Son equalised shortly after City were denied a clear penalty by Andre Marriner after Walker shoved Sterling in the box. After going down 2-0, it woke up the visitors. While City's defense has struggled throughout the season, the back line looked much more secure than before.

Australian Open 2017: Angelique Kerber's title defence ended by Coco Vandeweghe

In the quarter-finals, Vandeweghe will face French Open champion Garbine Muguruza , who beat Romania's Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-3. The post Australian Open 2017: Vandeweghe Dumps Out Kerber appeared first on "I had to trust my game to beat her and I did". "I've had tough losses in my career in the past". Against Barthel, she won 90 per cent of points when she got her first serve into play, hit 31 winners and four aces while not serving any double-faults.

Dimitri Payet turning down insane offfers from China

Now they should act. The England global scored in West Ham's 3-0 victory with a spectacular bicycle kick, but could miss the Hammers' trip to Middlesbrough with whiplash . Bilic is closing in on an £10m deal for Southampton's Portugal defender Jose Fonte which will net the veteran defender £100,000 a week. If you think Payet will leave for Marseille sooner rather than later and you are thinking about betting on it, have a look at some of the promotions on Free Bets that will give you a ...

Pochettino: Vertonghen injury "looks very bad"

The performance was brilliant, especially in the first 45 minutes. "We feel very disappointed". On keeping momentum: "Remember a few months ago after City, I think now it's a moment to show we learned". It was Tottenham's sixth consecutive win, while Kane , who takes his personal tally to 15 goals capped a memorable week, following the birth of his first child, daughter Ivy Jane last weekend.

Match Reports: Sevilla FC 2-1 Real Madrid

He brought Real Madrid's record-breaking run to an end in the final minutes with an excellent finish. Sergio Ramos, booed throughout by the home crowd, saw his night take a miserable turn by scoring an own goal in the 85 minute, before Stevan Jovetic scored in the second minute of injury time to give Sevilla the win and send the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan wild.

Ryder Cup 2018: Jim Furyk confirmed as Team USA captain for 2018

Denmark's Thomas Bjorn was named as Europe captain last month. Last summer, Furyk became the first player to shoot 58 in a PGA Tour event. "We've not played in matches together in a Ryder Cup , but we've played in teams against each other".

Jordy Nelson reportedly fractures two ribs, status unclear for Packers-Cowboys

Packers coach Mike McCarthy wouldn't rule out Nelson on Monday, but that might be more hope and gamesmanship than anything. Losing Nelson is a blow, but the Packers passing attack continued to hum after he went down in the win against the Giants.

Former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher named to College Football Hall of Fame

Manning will be the 23rd Vol to be inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame . The new tradition of announcing the College Football Hall of Fame class in conjunction with the CFP National Championship began in 2015 before the inaugural CFP title game in Dallas.

Embiid leads Sixers past Nets in battle of National Basketball Association worst teams

Both the Brooklyn Nets (8-28) and the Philadelphia 76ers (10-25) had a golden opportunity to steal a win and see some progress through the rebuilding process. Both teams stayed close, exchanged buckets and went on mini runs through the first six minutes of the fourth. "This is the city of Philadelphia and we need that grit", said Sixers head coach Brett Brown.

Cristiano Ronaldo named player of the year — FIFA Awards

After leading Real Madrid to the Champions League championship and helping his native Portugal win the Euro 2016 tournament, no one was surprised to see him win. The FIFA Player of the Year Breakdown is here! The football player won in December the Balon d'Or for the fourth time. Spain's La Liga accounted for nine of the 11 players in the FIFPro team of the year with Ronaldo and Messi headlining a star-studded line-up.

West Ham give up on signing Defoe

Sean Dyche's Burnley travel to the Stadium of Light for the FA Cup third round all Premier League fixture against David Moyes' Black Cats on Saturday (7th January, kick off 15.00). Moyes lamented his side's failure to put the tie to bed, but conceded that as the game went on, he became more amenable to the prospect of a replay.

Watch Draymond Green Angrily Chew Out Kevin Durant Late In Warriors' Loss

As for Curry, the Warriors seem determined to get him more touches, so we may see more of a 2015-16 version of Steph than the 2016-17 one. Seeing the silver lining in the Warriors' loss to the Grizzlies, Draymond added, "I'm kind of thrilled that we lost, because you normally make corrections when you lose".

Friday Fun: Team USA Singing The Anthem After Beating Canada For Gold

But Team USA wasn't done yet. Canada was not done however and they came out with a fire in their belly for the 3rd period, scoring 2 quick goals and putting the Americans on their heals early. In the initial five rounds, Terry and teammate Jeremy Bracco scored, and USA goalie Tyler Parsons made three saves. In the process, the Minnesota Wild prospect, who has 15 goals in 37 games in the KHL, was named the tournament's best forward.

Djokovic beats Murray in first contest in 2017

Djokovic lost the previous meeting between the two, a straight-sets loss in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals, while Murray's defeat ends a run of 28 consecutive ATP Tour victories. In the end, after a second-set struggle, Djokovic took advantage of some crucial errors by Murray to seal the deal. The 29-year-old was all over the place in the last game as Murray cruised to seeing out the second set.

Ryan Tannehill reportedly out vs. Steelers; Matt Moore will make playoff debut

Wild-card weekend serves up three rematches out of the four games . I would imagine we have more guys from Florida on our team than the Dolphins . Ryan Tannehill still hadn't practiced on Tuesday or Wednesday, giving a strong indication he wouldn't be able to suit up this week.

Jay Williams calls out Coach K, ACC for mishandling Grayson Allen suspension

Allen had seven of the Blue Devils' 24 assists. Capel directed Duke to an 80-71 triumph against the Yellow Jackets. Then Allen could return. Allen was suspended indefinitely December 22, one day after he was caught tripping an opposing player for the third time in a calendar year.

Bills QB Tyrod Taylor has hernia surgery

The team confirmed Taylor had a procedure Thursday after meeting with Dr. William Meyers, who specializes in core muscle and hernia surgeries. Taylor, the current starter, appears to be going under the knife according to images taken from his Snapchat.