BBR 3 Views: Falcons Finish Off 2016 Sweep of Panthers
- December 25, 2016

The Falcons managed to pull out two consecutive wins in his absence and now hold the NFC's third seed. The Buccaneers had to play, and lost to, the Dallas Cowboys, one of the best teams in the league. Ryan's TD pass distribution this season: Taylor Gabriel (6 TD receptions), Julio Jones (5), Muhammad Sanu (3), Jacob Tamme (3), Austin Hooper (3), Justin Hardy (3), Devonta Freeman (2), Coleman (2), Aldrick Robinson (2), Levin Toilolo (2), Patrick DiMarco (1), Perkins (1) and Tialavea (1). (more...)
Gabrielle Union Responds to Viral Video of Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler Gabrielle Union Responds to Viral Video of Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler
- December 25, 2016

And then we get our butts kicked against Milwaukee. A Bulls spokesperson said that Wade was back at the team hotel because of a migraine headache and is considered probable for tonight's game against the Hornets, who are 16-13. We're asking the young guy to make every shot he takes with bodies in front of him, step-backs and all these things. Wade conceded the Bulls' offense gets predictable in the fourth quarter, especially with the lack of consistent shooting to make things easier. (more...)
Bills extend postseason drought to 17 seasons after loss to Dolphins Bills extend postseason drought to 17 seasons after loss to Dolphins
- December 25, 2016

The Dolphins won their 10th game, beating the Bills in overtime. After practicing with the team on Tuesday and Wednesday, Buffalo Bills left tackle Cordy Glenn was not on the practice field on Thursday. He also rushed for over 200 yards in their first meeting against Buffalo this season. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill was the only player ruled out Friday for the game against the Buffalo Bills when the Dolphins released their final injury report of the week. (more...)
Cleveland Indians' season tickets spike following Encarnacion signing Cleveland Indians' season tickets spike following Encarnacion signing
- December 24, 2016

Last night, it was announced that the Cleveland Indians signed former Toronto Blue Jays Designated Hitter, Edwin Encarnacion , to a three-year $60 million dollar deal which includes a $25 million dollar club option or a $5 million dollar buyout. (more...)
Idaho completes big turnaround with 61-50 upset of Colorado State Idaho completes big turnaround with 61-50 upset of Colorado State
- December 24, 2016

Aaron Duckworth (615 yards, four touchdowns) and Isaiah Saunders (584, six) share the rushing workload while senior tight ends Trent Cowan (46 receptions, 532 yards, six touchdowns) and Deon Watson (36, 555, two) are Linehan's top targets. (more...)
Louisville presents United Kingdom with different challenge Louisville presents United Kingdom with different challenge
- December 23, 2016

The team's last outing was an easy 87-56 cake walk over the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. For Louisville , Wednesday's game was only the start of what will be a brutal stretch over the next week. Conversely, Calipari wanted his team to get the ball inside more often than they did. There was movement and flow from the get go that never abated. (more...)
Seamus Coleman urges Everton response to derby defeat Seamus Coleman urges Everton response to derby defeat
- December 22, 2016

Henderson, to his credit, was gracious in his criticism of his global teammate in the aftermath, "I think it was pretty late", he admitted in a post-match interview. "It would have been great to have gone in at half time with the lead, but it wasn't to be", he told Everton TV. The decisive moment came when Sadio Mane slotted home a rebound after Daniel Sturridge's mishit shot came back off the post in the fourth minute of added time. (more...)
Chelsea will run away with English Premier League title
- December 22, 2016

League leaders Chelsea will be without the suspended duo of striker Costa and midfielder N'Golo Kante for the match. Spurs started the Premier League season in great fashion, remaining unbeaten until November but have had to settle for four draws in their last 10 league fixtures after a dip in form. (more...)
Matip has refused ANC duty - Cameroon
- December 22, 2016

However, the Cameroon worldwide decided against joining his national team and cited a "bad experience with technical staff" as the reason for not going on global duty for the upcoming tournament in Gabon. Matip has established himself as an important part of Jurgen Klopp's side since arriving from Schalke 04 on a free transfer in the summer. A ban is possible, with Eurosport noting that Cameroon's football association is within its rights to call upon Fifa to suspend the seven players ... (more...)
Leicester's Vardy to serve three-game ban after appeal rejected
- December 21, 2016

Leicester, 15th in the table, host Everton on December 26 and West Ham United on December 31, before visiting Middlesbrough on January 2, with Vardy missing all three matches. The striker had scored a hat-trick one week earlier, in Leicester's 4-2 victory over Manchester City, and Claudio Ranieri could have done without losing his number nine for the festive period. (more...)
Joey Barton: Burnley to sign midfielder in January
- December 21, 2016

The 34-year-old was part of Burnley's promotion push in the 2015-16, before leaving for Rangers in the summer. Barton spent last season at Burnley , helping the team win the second-tier League Championship title before turning down the offer of a new contract and signing for Rangers . (more...)
Tottenham's Pochettino: Winning the League Title is the First Step
- December 21, 2016

For Burnley it's an opportunity missed to pick up a huge result on the road as they continue to fight hard against becoming embroiled in a relegation battle. "The manager always tells us to remain patient". "It is true that the Premier League is tougher than last season because all the big teams are improving their squads but we are confident in ours". (more...)
ISL Final 2016 Live Score, Lineups
- December 20, 2016

Kerala Blasters had a decent start to the game as Mohammed Rafi headed in a goal in the 38 minute but they let Kolkata get back into the game just before half time as Kolkata's Portuguese defender Henrique Sereno headed in the equaliser. (more...)
Andy Murray holds taped up SPOTY award
- December 20, 2016

The Sports Personality of the Year Awards were this year held in the Genting Arena in Birmingham, and was hosted by Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan. The former Chelsea manager said: "It's fantastic to take this award here in England, I can say only thank you again to my players, the chairman, all my staff but without our fans it was impossible to win this title". (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. definitely doesn't catch pass, refs don't care
- December 20, 2016

Beckham provided the finishing touches in the Giants' 17-6 victory after he performed another one-handed catch from an Eli Manning pass that resulted in a touchdown in the fourth quarter with 5:48 remaining on the clock. Last weekend it was the high-flying Dallas Cowboys, with the sensational rookie backfield of Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott, who were held to just a touchdown. (more...)
Titans stun Chiefs on Succop's last-second field goal Titans stun Chiefs on Succop's last-second field goal
- December 19, 2016

The Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Tennessee Titans one week after beating up on the Silver and Black at frigid Arrowhead Stadium. Instead, the timeout effectively turned Succop's miss into a practice attempt. But as happened throughout the second half, Kansas City couldn't move the ball and stay on the field against the Tennessee defense. The Titans were blessed with one last chance. (more...)
PM congratulates junior hockey team for world cup win
- December 19, 2016

Gurjant Singh and Simranjeet Singh scored two goals for India, while Belgium's Fabrice van Bockrijck converted a penalty corner in the later half of the match. Belgium kept fighting, but after missing a series of chances the game was almost over before a late penalty corner from Fabrice Van Bockrijck reduced the arrears. (more...)
Chelsea Vs. Crystal Palace Live Stream Chelsea Vs. Crystal Palace Live Stream
- December 19, 2016

In fact, Conte and Ancelotti are just two of seven Chelsea managers to have held this record at some stage during the Premier League era. "We can improve of course". 17, 2016. "But, if you ask me if I'm disappointed to lose him and Kante, yes I'm disappointed". "It was nearly a flawless pass they needed to undo us and Costa obviously has the presence to deliver that finish", said Pardew. (more...)
Chelsea manager Conte says China's spending power a 'danger'
- December 18, 2016

He thinks that the "opportunity and honour" to play in the Premier League will deter other players from leaving, however much money they can earn elsewhere. "For this season, I don't worry about this". When quizzed on the challenge of managing such rich players, Conte continued: "I have said before, when there are incredible situations it's very hard to manage this". (more...)
Cardinals release Michael Floyd after WR's arrest on DUI charge Cardinals release Michael Floyd after WR's arrest on DUI charge
- December 17, 2016

The team announced the signing of wide receiver Jeremy Ross and promotion of tackle Givens Price from the practice squad. "Deeply disappointed it didn't work out". Instead, the enigmatic receiver was one of the primary culprits in Arizona's broken aerial attack this season, vanishing for long stretches and failing to make contested catches. (more...)
Ryan sticks with QB Taylor; focuses on Bills facing Browns Ryan sticks with QB Taylor; focuses on Bills facing Browns
- December 14, 2016

If you started Le'Veon Bell in your fantasy playoff this weekend you're probably still doing your victory dance this morning. Call it a awful, horrible, no good, very bad day. "Coaches decided what they had to do". And sorry, they're not sorry about the road they've taken to get here. "Ryan is in his second year with the club, and the decision to hire his brother Rob as defensive (coach) has not been well received". (more...)
IBSF World Championships Relocated After Russian Doping Allegations
- December 14, 2016

McLaren's investigation laid bare the astonishing depths of Russian deception. Vitaly Smirnov, who heads Russia's newly-created anti-doping commission, says that similar decisions to move competitions from Russian Federation could "follow in a range of other sports". (more...)
Struggling Rams fire head coach Fisher
- December 14, 2016

Nick Wagoner spent four years covering Jeff Fisher's Rams prior to those duties being handed to Alden Gonzalez this past offseason. We're not going to go to the playoffs, so what are we playing for? "They cut players, they went in another direction; we are just going another direction here also". (more...)
Everton scores late to beat Arsenal 2-1 in Premier League Everton scores late to beat Arsenal 2-1 in Premier League
- December 14, 2016

Wenger's side have often seen title challenge fade due to lacking physical fortitude and that was apparent again on Merseyside. Wenger thinks that Arsenal were caught out by two headers, being guilty of not dealing with the balls directed into the box at defenders. (more...)
We are all here to make history - Wenger
- December 14, 2016

Also, Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern appear more vulnerable than the Guardiola iteration: they've been held to unexpected draws by Cologne, Hoffenheim and Eintracht Frankfurt in the league, and have been unable to put distance between themselves and RB Leipzig in the title race. (more...)
Tannehill hurt as Dolphins beat Cards on late kick, 26-23
- December 12, 2016

The Dolphins managed to hang on for their eighth victory, winning 26-23. Albert Breer has confirmed Tannehill's injury, directly from Dolphins' head coach Adam Gase. They drove the length of the field for a touchdown, helped by three Miami penalties, to cut the deficit to 21-15 midway through the fourth quarter. Nelson's 56-yard run, Miami would cough it up again. (more...)
Cardinals sign Dexter Fowler
- December 12, 2016

Maybe only '90s kids will remember, but Mark McGwire used to be a big deal in St. Louis. In my own baseball opinion, I expect Fowler's contract will be in the ballpark of $80 MM (+)/5 Yr range. Now, he will settle in St. Louis. The terms of the deal are still not confirmed, but from rumors, we might guess that the numbers above are agreed upon between Fowler and the Cardinals. (more...)
IAAF congress to vote on broad reforms
- December 10, 2016

Rune Andersen's report is the highlight of the two-day meeting of the International Association of Athletics Federations council in Monaco . Coe's plan included operational changes such as a limit on the presidential tenure, greater gender balance and influence to athletes, an independent anti-doping management system, increased commercial value and a wider distribution of power. (more...)
Tiger Woods: Tiger Woods: "It Killed Me Inside"
- December 10, 2016

Tuesday required a good bit of Woods' time associated with the tournament, but he still fit in a practice session. None of that matters to Ernie Els when Woods returns to competition this week. We then played four days at a stretch and it's looking good. "I can't do that anymore as I'm at an age where it takes time to prepare as I've had like three knee surgeries and also the operations on my back". (more...)
Baylor hires Temple's Matt Rhule as football coach
- December 10, 2016

Matt Rhule has done a remarkable job turning around the Temple Owls #Football program, previously known to be one of the worst in the FBS. Baylor, with a dozen seniors, has about 70 scholarship players this season after half of its highly touted 22-player signing class from last spring backed out of commitments. (more...)