• Drogba bids farewell to Montreal after final home game
Drogba bids farewell to Montreal after final home game

And it would go a long way toward increasing soccer's growing popularity in Canada if either Montreal or Toronto went on to win MLS Cup. Toronto FC will be delighted to have scrambled back into a series that seemed to be over after Montreal's third goal.

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  • Recount request, lawsuit add uncertainty in governor's race
Recount request, lawsuit add uncertainty in governor's race

According to the state's unofficial count on November 8, Cooper won by more than 6,000 votes. Pat McCrory began the process of asking for a recount even though votes are still being counted statewide. The lawsuit and recount requests add to the uncertainty over the close race between McCrory and Democrat Roy Cooper, the state's outgoing attor...

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  • U.S. men's soccer team falls 4-0 to Costa Rica
U.S. men's soccer team falls 4-0 to Costa Rica

Then, Klinsmann subbed Pulisic out in the 70th minute for fellow attacking midfielder Lynden Gooch. US midfielder Christian Pulisic, 18, exerted his influence from a wide position, dashing past defenders to draw a free kick on the edge of the penalty area and serving a risky cross from the end line to the near post.

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  • Panthers Give Up Six Goals in Loss to Maple Leafs
Panthers Give Up Six Goals in Loss to Maple Leafs

Alexander Radulov made his return to the lineup at the Bell Centre, while Joel Hanley also drew in for Greg Pateryn. Arguably Toronto's top rookie all season and especially of late, Marner padded the lead to two with maybe the most impressive goal of the Leafs season.

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  • Airport victim died from single gunshot to chest
Airport victim died from single gunshot to chest

Paco Balderrama identified the shooter as Lloyd Dean Buie, of Oklahoma City. Police say the suspected shooter, who was later found dead of an apparent, self-inflicted gunshot wound, had waited to ambush Michael Winchester. Buie had been a ramp agent in Kansas City and Oklahoma City , and he was hard to work with, said an employee who spoke to The...

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  • Buckeyes refrain from rooting for MI
Buckeyes refrain from rooting for MI

Had Michigan beaten Michigan State , Ohio State's win in Ann Arbor would have given the Buckeyes the tiebreaker edge for a place in the Big Ten Championship Game. Penn State, though, is also 6-1 in conference play, complicating that division. That's why Franklin posted another message on Twitter, quoting words from the most successful college bask...

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  • Wenger looking for elusive win over Mourinho
Wenger looking for elusive win over Mourinho

What irks him even more is his perception that Wenger is afforded more respect. "If we play as well as we did against Stoke and Burnley I don't think another miracle will happen - the miracle being that we didn't win". Arsenal will make a late decision over the involvement of Alexis Sanchez after he made a swift recovery from a hamstring ...

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  • Crystal Palace v Manchester City preview
Crystal Palace v Manchester City preview

The one thing people would not have expected of Manchester City under Pep Guardiola, who takes his side to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday, is inconsistency. "I am still getting to know my players, how they react after that situation, but it is important they come back good". While speaking to a leading Spanish daily, Pirlo said,...

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  • Homelessness declines by 8 percent in Maryland
Homelessness declines by 8 percent in Maryland

Overall, one in five homeless people in the USA lives in New York City or Los Angeles, said a Wall Street Journal report . The number of homeless people in West Virginia continues to drop along with the national homeless population, according to a release from the U.S.

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  • First taste of wintry weather headed for northern Plains
First taste of wintry weather headed for northern Plains

Winds could gust up to 40 miles per hour on Friday , with the strong winds continuing Friday night and Saturday . Colder temperatures are also expected to hit the state Thursday , when highs are expected to drop into the 30s. Mostly cloudy this afternoon as temperatures peak in the low 50s. Monday should be nice in Madison with sun and...

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. inspired by Conor McGregor, dancing like Michael Jackson
Odell Beckham Jr. inspired by Conor McGregor, dancing like Michael Jackson

After the Giants went three-and-out, Erickson did it again, this time with an 18-yard punt return that gave his team excellent starting field position. He did so in just 36 games, surpassing San Diego Chargers great Lance Alworth , who held the record at 37. "We're getting better day by day", Giants star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

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  • Heyman: Blue Jays agree to deal with Morales
Heyman: Blue Jays agree to deal with Morales

Toronto targeted the switch-hitting Cuban after negotiations with free agent Encarnacion began to break down. Morales would be a solid consolation prize, as he batted.263/.327/.468 with 30 homers and 93 RBI for the Royals in 2016. Given the team has a handful of free agents this winter, including Edwin, Bautista and Michael Saunders among others,...

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  • Injured Texas A&M QB Knight doesn't start 2nd half
Injured Texas A&M QB Knight doesn't start 2nd half

He didn't play the next series, but returned in the second quarter before he was knocked out of the game again following a hit along the sideline. The Aggies played the second half without Knight, who aggravated his right shoulder injury on at least two occasions during the first half.

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  • Goalkeeper Tim Howard to undergo surgery Thursday
Goalkeeper Tim Howard to undergo surgery Thursday

The club confirmed that the goalkeeper would have to undergo surgery on his right adductor, in his upper groin, after suffering an injury in the United States' 2-1 loss to Mexico on Friday. Howard, 37, joined the Rapids in mid-season after 13 years in the Premier League, the last 11 with Everton. Howard is expected to miss at least four months wh...

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  • Rob Gronkowski may have punctured his lung during loss to Seahawks
Rob Gronkowski may have punctured his lung during loss to Seahawks

It looks like Earl Thomas' hit on Rob Gronkowski in the second quarter of Sunday's game did some damage. The Patriots will be in okay hands if Gronkowski does miss time, with tight end Martellus Bennett also on the roster. "[It was] by a good player - a good fast player who's like a missile". "Good clean hit. Nothing against it". It's a little to...

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  • Nishikori beats Wawrinka in straight sets at ATP finals
Nishikori beats Wawrinka in straight sets at ATP finals

It was one of just three wins the Croatian has claimed from 14 encounters with Murray and the in-form Murray will be highly-favoured to get his campaign off to a flier in John McEnroe Group. Murray repaid the favour with a 6-3 6-2 win, his 20th in succession, although it was far from a drubbing as Cilic tried his utmost to ruin the Scot's homecomin...

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  • Flacco, Ravens keep Browns winless with 28-7 rout
Flacco, Ravens keep Browns winless with 28-7 rout

The issues continued for Flacco, though, as the lanky signal caller made another one of the poor decisions that has plagued his season to this point, forcing things to Kenneth Dixon in the end zone with Joe Haden in the area. In the fourth quarter, Suggs stripped McCown to force a fumble recovered by Baltimore. However, no decision has been made on...

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  • In unusual spot at 4-4, Packers face pivotal road stretch
In unusual spot at 4-4, Packers face pivotal road stretch

We'll have to wait and see whether he is going to play or not. It's a whole different world today, right now. There are things we have to clean up and we have to stack these together. That's the mark of a team", Rodgers said. That's not to say Rodgers won't play well, but there's so much on his shoulders right now, and that could lead to him pressi...

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  • 'Cowboy' Cerrone is 'jealous' of Conor McGregor
'Cowboy' Cerrone is 'jealous' of Conor McGregor

As UFC Welterweight and stern McGregor critics Donald Cerrone even puts it, McGregor "knows how to put the asses in the seats". McGregor's title fight against Eddie Alvarez will headline the first ever NY card for the promotion, and Kavanagh told MMA Hour host Ariel Helwani that the chance to make history made it a no-brainer.

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  • 5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend
5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

John Barnes says he has been very impressed by what he has seen from Sadio Mane since his arrival at Liverpool in the summer transfer window. "We do not have many wingers, I would say", he said. Nineteen of the 20 Premier League teams bagged this weekend - Everton were the only side to fire blanks - and Betfred alone reported they were bashed f...

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