Putin praises Trump's judgment, rejects hacking claims

Trump's foreign policy advisor, Michael Flynn, flew to Moscow previous year to attend a banquet celebrating Russia Today, the Kremlin's propaganda channel, and was even seated at the head table near Putin. Of the Central Intelligence Agency report about Russian intervention in the campaign on his behalf, Trump said "I don't believe it", and he called it "ridiculous" and "just another excuse". Read More

Chelsea 2-0 Bournemouth player ratings: Hazard stars with a 9

Chelsea 2-0 Bournemouth player ratings: Hazard stars with a 9

Still, Conte insists his men can not be content with their achievements to date , pushing them to continue reaching for the maximum. Conte said: "After the Crystal Palace game I said we had a week to work to find the right solution, to play for the first time without Diego, without Kante". Read More

NYC rapper Troy Ave shot while driving in Brooklyn

Police say the 31-year-old Collins was in a red Maserati when a man fired several rounds into the vehicle, striking Collins once in the arm and grazing his head. The shooter, who was wearing a black hoodie, fled on foot. He is now out on a $500,000 bail and under surveillance via ankle monitor. Troy Ave's bodyguard, Ronald McPhatter , 33, was killed, and the rapper, along with two other people, were wounded. Read More

Deeney's 100th goal denies Allardyce opening win

At a news conference earlier on Friday, Palace assistant manager Keith Millen said: "Certainly for players, he (Allardyce) is an experienced Premier League manager". "(It's) exciting, really. I don't enjoy games very much as a manager, never have, but it's great to be back in the top league in the world". "We got a little deflated at missing the penalty, but we were the dominant side until then". Read More

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss says he is 'immune to excessive reactions'

Meanwhile, Arsenal's visitors to the Emirates this Monday, West Brom, have lost just once in the last eight games. It's important when and if you get the chance to speak to these players that you stress they only have a small career, they should be squeezing the pips out of playing. Read More

Vikings Team Grades: Minnesota Officially Eliminated From Playoffs

Vikings Team Grades: Minnesota Officially Eliminated From Playoffs

But the Vikings secondary ditched the game plan and Nelson went off for 135 yards and two TDs on seven first-half receptions. This after an incident Saturday when Rhodes told reporters that the defensive backs thought they could cover Nelson without shadowing Rhodes, and that they'd gone against what Zimmer asked them to do early in the game . Read More

Durant, Warriors rally for 117-101 win against Nets

Durant, Warriors rally for 117-101 win against Nets

Jeremy Lin will play more minutes. Against the Houston Rockets on December 12 and the Orlando Magic on December 16, Lin contributed 10 and 16 points, respectively, according to ESPN . Defensively, they play with a lot of pressure and they play with their hands in the lanes. Programming Note :On Friday, FOX Sports Ohio is airing the Blue Jackets - Canadiens game (7:00 p.m.) and the Cavs - Nets game (7:30 p.m.). Read More

Cavs, Warriors meet for Christmas rematch of NBA Finals

Cavs, Warriors meet for Christmas rematch of NBA Finals

Their only loss was a 17-point defeat in Memphis. It's a rematch of last year's finals, those two teams playing against each other. The Wine and Gold thumped Brooklyn at The Q that same night, running out to a 46-point edge before resting their starters in preparation for Sunday afternoon's showdown. Read More

Preview of Steelers Week 16 match-up vs. Ravens

While Pittsburgh may be somewhat limited in targets on Sunday-both tight end Ladarius Green and receiver Sammie Coates are in serious jeopardy of not playing-the home team's best strategy on Sunday is to use its most valuable player to win the game. Read More

Chicago Bulls star Butler keen to earn his Spurs

Speaking after a 107-97 loss to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday - a game that saw Butler shoot just 6-of-20 from the field - Wade said the Bulls must be more versatile offensively in the final quarter.? "The last decade we've got the best record in the Eastern Conference". Read More

Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills

Though his yards per completion numbers are slightly skewed by Jarvis Landry's 66-yard touchdown catch that came on a short route, Moore's 13.11 yards per attempt last week was almost 3 yards higher than any total that Ryan Tannehill posted this season. Read More

Edwin Encarnacion Signs with Indians

Edwin Encarnacion Signs with Indians

The Indians failed to close out on the Cubs, but all in all they still had one of their best campaigns in recent years. Encarnacion has also proven that he can hit both lefties and righties. No, he won't be returning to the Toronto Blue Jays unless something happens in the last minute. Since joining the Blue Jays, he has hit.268 with 239 home runs in eight seasons. Read More

Be prepared for Potato Bowl traffic impacts

Be prepared for Potato Bowl traffic impacts

Idaho quarterback Matt Linehan threw for 381 yards and accounted for five scores, and the Rams couldn't contain 6-foot-4 Idaho receiver Deon Watson, who roamed free for 140 yards on five catches as the Vandals built a 41-7 third-quarter lead. Read More

Kentucky vs. Louisville: Score and Reaction from 2016-17 Regular Season

Although the finish was gut-wrenching, capped by Monk's dramatic 3-pointer in the closing seconds, Fox enjoyed the experience. The difference for Louisville was ultimately an 8-0 run in 1:19 midway through the second half. Jaron Blossomgame had 15 points and 10 rebounds in the victory. North Carolina took 66 shots and made 35, good for 53 percent. The 1944-45 team also had 12 wins to begin the season. Read More

Cousins' 55 points lead comeback

But the drama wasn't over yet. In a postgame interview on the court immediately after the final buzzer, Cousins blasted the officials. However, Boogie got his words in before he was silenced, calling the entire "technical foul" call "ridiculous". Read More

United States women's striker Morgan joins Lyon

United States women's striker Morgan joins Lyon

Morgan will miss the opening of the 2017 NWSL season, but she'll return in June. She's conquered the world with the US Women's National Team, and now Alex Morgan is looking to conquer Europe with her new club. In a longer piece for The Players' Tribune , Morgan writes that she the change will push her game to another level. "They are committed to growing women's soccer and provide the women with first-class facilities and an unparalleled training environment on par with the men's team". Read More

Joe Mixon to police: 'It felt like a dude hit me'

The feeling on the left side of her face did not return for months. "If he pushes back I'm fine, if he grabs her arms and says don't put your hands on me I'm fine". And after that, the girl, she dropped her purse. You can see the video here. They said Mixon followed them inside the restaurant to continue to harass them. Read More

Mauricio Pochettino says winning Premier League is first step for Spurs

It was painful for Burnley as, just moments earlier, Sissoko was relieved to receive just a yellow card rather than a second red of his short Tottenham career for a high challenge on Ward. Every time Marcelo goes out onto the pitch he looks like he thinks he's the best in the world", Rose revealed in July . Spurs' Danny Rose (second from right) runs away to celebrate his goal against Burnley . Read More

Jaguars fire coach Gus Bradley

Here's the statement from Jagaurs' owner Shad Khan . After the Jaguars blew a 20-8 second half lead in Houston today, owner Shad Khan has chose to terminate their historically bad head coach. The timing was questionable but the Jaguars leadership felt like it was the right time to move on. "Tom's a great man, a great person, and we'll see how it goes", Caldwell said. Read More

Mystery package contained Fluimucil, Brailsford tells select committee

Mystery package contained Fluimucil, Brailsford tells select committee

After, repeatedly reiterating neither of them knew what was in the package, and nor had they ever asked as the UKAD investigation was ongoing, they signed off by promising to confirm the contents of the package to Collins. Team Sky and Wiggins" practices were called into question after a leak of medical data by Russian hackers "Fancy Bears' which showed that Wiggins had used Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs). Read More