• Butch Jones ousted at Tennessee
Butch Jones ousted at Tennessee

According to Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman, Tennessee coach Butch Jones has been fired as the Vols head coach and informed his staff of the move on Sunday morning. "I would like to emphasize how much I appreciate Butch and Barb Jones and their sons, Alex, Adam and Andrew", the statement form Currie reads. The Vols also have never lost eigh...

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  • California NAACP wants 'The Star-Spangled Banner' removed as national anthem
California NAACP wants 'The Star-Spangled Banner' removed as national anthem

The other is in support of Colin Kaepernick , a quarterback who began this recent debate by kneeling during the national anthem before football games. That practice, known at the time as impressment, was one of the main causes of the War of 1812, the war that inspired the writing of the song. The version of the song that was officially enshrine...

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  • Arsenal keeping a watchful eye on Luke Shaw
Arsenal keeping a watchful eye on Luke Shaw

Reports continue to swirl this global break that cast doubt over the long term future of Jose Mourinho at Manchester United . England global Luke Shaw is likely to be sold by United if they received an offer in excess of £20million, and it is reported that City, Spurs , Arsenal, Chelsea and Everton are monitoring developments.

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  • Teenager Sabalenka beats Stephens to level Fed Cup final
Teenager Sabalenka beats Stephens to level Fed Cup final

She retired with a knee injury from her last match against Barbora Strycova in China last week. Yet at the tail-end of a year in which she reached the semi-finals of the Australian and US Opens as well as enjoying a run to the quarter-finals at the All England Club, Vandeweghe credits her coach, former Wimbledon men's champion Pat Cash, with keep...

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  • Trace McSorley sets TD record in Penn State's win over Rutgers
Trace McSorley sets TD record in Penn State's win over Rutgers

The home finale for Penn State will be next week when the 4-6 Nebraska Cornhuskers visit Beaver Stadium . Tight end Jerome Washington's rush attempt was shut down by Jason Cabinda, who was in on Penn State's punt-safe defensive set. During the Nittany Lions' 39-38 loss to Ohio State two weeks ago, Barkley walked away with just 44 yards on 21...

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  • Former Georgia WR AJ Green not appealing fine following brawl
Former Georgia WR AJ Green not appealing fine following brawl

Green has been fined for his role in an altercation with Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey during their Week 9 contest. "That's fine", Green said, via the Bengals' official website . Ramsey and Green were ejected and Ramsey admitted that he did go to the Bengals' locker room area before being escorted away by stadium security to t...

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  • OJ Simpson Booted from Vegas Bar for Drunk and Disorderly
OJ Simpson Booted from Vegas Bar for Drunk and Disorderly

Staffers at the hotel told the website Simpson - who has been hitting up bars since his release from prison last month after serving nine years - broke glasses at the Clique bar inside the luxury hotel and casino beginning at about midnight.

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  • Blooding youngsters is path forward for England, says Gareth Southgate
Blooding youngsters is path forward for England, says Gareth Southgate

The Chelsea midfielder, on-loan at Crystal Palace , impressed at the base of the Three Lions midfield against the world champions on his worldwide bow. I don't think the wider public will be as aware of him, you would have to have followed him very closely, but we believe in him and the others we played.

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  • Morocco is qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation
Morocco is qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation

Morocco sealed its place by winning in Ivory Coast 2-0 in what was a straight shootout for the place from Group C. Tunisia qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation despite being held 0-0 at home by Libya in their final Group A qualifier.

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  • Gareth Bale's fragility bemoaned after latest 'breakdown'
Gareth Bale's fragility bemoaned after latest 'breakdown'

Along with the trip to Atleti's Wanda Metropolitano on 18 November, Bale will sit out Madrid's next Champions League match against APOEL, and may also miss the conclusion of their Group H campaign when Dortmund visit the Santiago Bernabeu on 6 December.

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  • Paul Merson: 'AC Milan a good choice for Jack Wilshere'
Paul Merson: 'AC Milan a good choice for Jack Wilshere'

With his England exile showing no signs of ending and Wenger's midfield pecking order well established, reports have suggested that Wilshere may have to leave Arsenal in January in order to keep alive his hopes of earning a place in England's squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

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  • Colts Release Cornerback Vontae Davis
Colts Release Cornerback Vontae Davis

Not Pagano, Davis' coach the past six seasons. INDIANAPOLIS , IN - JANUARY 01: Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis (21) prepares to defend during the National Football League game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Indianapolis Colts on January 1, 2017, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.

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  • Ashes setback as England seamer Jake Ball suffers ankle injury
Ashes setback as England seamer Jake Ball suffers ankle injury

England fast bowling stocks have suffered another blow with paceman Jake Ball injured in the tour match against a Cricket Australia XI. The tourists are already without several fast-bowling options in Ben Stokes, unavailable while still the subject of a police investigation following a late-night incident in Bristol at the end of the summer, Toby...

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  • Disgraced thug Patrice Evra banned from European competition, leaving club
Disgraced thug Patrice Evra banned from European competition, leaving club

The incident saw the 36 year-old receive a red card before the match had even begun and he was reported to UEFA for the incident. Shortly before the news was confirmed, it was also announced that Evra would have to serve a seven-month ban from Uefa competitions and would have to pay a €10,000 fine.

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  • Pickford, Loftus-Cheek and Abraham debut for England against Germany
Pickford, Loftus-Cheek and Abraham debut for England against Germany

Loftus-Cheek looked like a seasoned global on the Wembley turf, pulling off a nutmeg and a Cruyff turn in the first half before being clattered as he played with a real swagger against Joachim Low's silverware-heavy team. 'I certainly learned a lot in this game. "The manager has said "do your best". I had Gareth for three years in Under-21s, so i...

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  • Giants players anonymously rip Ben McAdoo: 'He's lost control of the team'
Giants players anonymously rip Ben McAdoo: 'He's lost control of the team'

McAdoo said he had an open-door policy on Thursday and implored anyone with a complaint to come speak with him personally. "But point blank, whoever said that is a coward". He's dishing out fines like insane. "Guys are giving up on the season and nothing's being done". It's worth noting that only two players have made those comments to ESPN.

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  • Conor McGregor ejected for fighting with ref at Bellator 187
Conor McGregor ejected for fighting with ref at Bellator 187

The pair came face-to-face again and McGregor had a few choice words for the official. That's when McGregor snapped and began shouting at Goddard and even shoved him as he went to check on Redmond who was still down on the mat. The Bellator employee that McGregor slapped was Mike Johnson, and the organization released a statement Friday night sayin...

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  • Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault
Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

She said it occurred just before she presented the women's player of the year award at the Ballon D'or in Switzerland. When asked why she didn't come forward before with her allegations against Blatter, Solo says she usually confronts the person directly if she has an issue.

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  • New Faces for Southgate as England Takes on Germany, Brazil
New Faces for Southgate as England Takes on Germany, Brazil

Five England players made their debuts and coped despite losing Phil Jones, the most experienced player, 25 minutes into the defender's 24th appearance. Southgate dismissed any talk of a club-versus-country row over players' fitness. Harry Kane - I knew he was in trouble because he stayed down - Kane doesn't stay down.

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  • Altuve, Springer swing way to Silver Sluggers
Altuve, Springer swing way to Silver Sluggers

Nelson Cruz won his second Silver Slugger for hitting 39 homers as the Mariners' DH last season. The award is the second of Cruz's career after he was selected as one of the American League's top offensive outfielders in 2015. Altuve has already been named MLB's Player of the Year and the AL's Most Outstanding Player in the Players Choice Awards, ...

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