Shocking brawl mars Cleveland Browns’ win over Pittsburgh Steelers

The Browns were seconds away from a season-changing win when Myles Garrett lost his composure in a moment of rage rarely seen on an NFL field The Browns were seconds away from a season-changing win when Myles Garrett lost his composure in a moment of rage rarely seen on an NFL field. Garrett tore off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolphs helmet, wildly swung it and hit the QB in the head, a shocking act that will likely result in a lengthy suspension for Clevelands star defensive end and perhaps cost the Browns any chance of making the playoffs. Garretts outburst came with eight seconds left in Clevelands 21-7 win over the rival Steelers on Thursday night, a game that will not …

‘Stop running from the truth’ Colin Kaepernick calls out NFL after tryout

Upset at what he called preconditions imposed by the NFL, quarterback Colin Kaepernick moved his scheduled tryout on Saturday to a new venue A spirited Colin Kaepernick said he was ready to play anywhere in the National Football League after a long awaited tryout at an Atlanta area high school on Saturday. Ive been ready for three years. Ive been denied for three years, said the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who made headlines by kneeling at games during the US anthem to protest against racial injustice. He has said teams would not sign him because they wanted to distance themselves from the protests, which US president Donald Trump criticized as unpatriotic and disrespectful. So we are waiting for the …

ATP Finals: Tsitsipas stuns Federer to reach final against Thiem

London (CNN)For the second straight year, Roger Federer was undone by a 21-year-old in the semifinals at the ATP Finals, much to the disappointment of the overwhelming majority of the 18,000 fans inside London’s O2 Arena. The Greek talent won a gargantuan ninth game of the opening set as part of a 6-3 6-4 victory over tennis’ best supported player, a day after Tsitsipas fell in an extended thriller against another of the game’s behemoths, Rafael Nadal. Roger Federer remembers this ‘extraordinary’ kiss The O2 is a concert and entertainment venue and Tsitsipas, whose mom was a tennis player, could very well be a headline act as a magician. Such has been his penchant for escaping from tight situations. Overall …

Gareth Bale and that ‘Wales, golf, Madrid’ flag: Real are not amused

The banner is a laugh. And yet, importantly, the Welshman surely knows that most in Madrid wont find it funny It was Pedja Mijatovic who started it. One night on the radio, the former Real Madrid player and sporting director said he hadnt spoken to Gareth Bale but the impression he got was that his priorities were Wales, golf, and Madrid and in that order. That sounded pretty good to Wales fans, already on his side. Songs followed swiftly and so did the flags. One of them found its way on to the pitch and into the players hands as they a punchline flogged to death. At times it can feel like no one can resist, endlessly resorting to some …

Gerard Pique hopes to avoid own goal in $3 billion Davis Cup revamp

(CNN)He’s a World Cup winner and one of Spain’s most celebrated footballers, but Gerard Pique hopes to avoid an own goal in his controversial $3 billion revamp of tennis’ Davis Cup that began in front of a less than packed house in Madrid this week. The top players had long wanted reforms to the 119-year-old competition, without a consensus as to what they should be. Amid the criticism from some on social media Monday as proceedings began, Pique hit back at former French Open semifinalist Filip Dewulf after the Belgian tweeted a picture with the caption, “15 people sitting on this side of the stands” ahead of Belgium’s clash against Colombia. “Are you sure there are just 15?” Pique countered …

Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa out for season with dislocated right hip

The Crimson Tide quarterback injured his hip late in the first half of a lopsided win over Mississippi State and will miss the rest of the season What was planned to be the last series of the day for Tua Tagovailoa ended in the final play of his season and maybe his Alabama career. The Crimson Tides star quarterback will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his right hip in the first half of No 4 Alabamas 38-7 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday. Tagovailoa, the potential top pick in Aprils NFL draft, was injured while being dragged down by two Bulldogs late in the first half, with the Tide up four touchdowns. He was flown by helicopter …

Jos Mourinho appointed Tottenham manager after Pochettino sacked

Former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester United manager to take over at Spurs from Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham Hotspur have acted swiftly to appoint Jos Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that will run until the end of the 2022-23 season following Tuesday. Less than 12 hours after Pochettino was relieved of his duties by chairman Daniel Levy, Spurs confirmed that Mourinho will take charge of his third Premier League club after two spells at Chelsea and one at Manchester United. That ended with him being sacked by United in December last year, with the 56-year-old having since worked as a television pundit. Yet even with Mourinho having made no secret of his desire to return to England despite …

Mason Rudolph says he has no excuse for role in Browns-Steelers brawl

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph says there is no acceptable excuse for his role in a brawl with Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph says there is no acceptable excuse for his role in was suspended for at least the rest of the season for his part in the incident and his appeal is being heard by the NFL in New York on Wednesday. A decision on whether the league will reduce the suspension is expected in the next few days. Rudolph did not receive a ban but is expected to be fined. On Monday, Garretts teammate Sheldon Richardson said he believed Rudolph should have received a suspension for his actions. Of course he was, …

Beer, hot dogs, a New York baseball field and … hurling?

Limerick, Wexford, Kilkenny and Tipperary travelled far from home last weekend to compete for a trophy at the home of the New York Mets What could have possibly lured Marie Welsh and two friends from southern Ireland to a freezing cold stadium in Queens, New York, on a Saturday afternoon in Novemberto lunch on $7.25 Nathans hot dogs slathered in red onion sauce? And its a long way to Tipperary, Marie said deadpan. They and 11,211 others had come to the home of Major League Baseballs Mets to watch the first New York Hurling Classic, a tournament with the teams who made the semi-finals of the All-Ireland Hurling Championships this summer: Limerick, Wexford, Kilkenny and Tipperary. Limerick beat Wexford and …

Thierry Henry’s Montreal landing tips MLS’s rep as managerial incubator

Patrick Vieira and Jesse Marsch are exponents of MLSs reputation as a proving ground for young managers, a path Henry hopes to follow in Montreal He was the right man at the right time for the New York Red Bulls. Having just moved into their jewel of a new stadium in Harrison, New Jersey, they needed something to capture new fans and a local media market which had somewhat lost interest. The confirmation as the Montreal Impacts new head coach. It always seemed likely that Henry would one day take a coaching job in MLS. That he accepted an offer from Canada and not from the Red Bulls was more of a surprise, but in a French-speaking, diverse and most …

Forgotten RNLI pictures ‘preserved for posterity’

Image copyright London News Agency Image caption Pinning a badge on to a highly decorated crew member, 1925 Image copyright Jeff Morris Image caption The Queen after the naming of The Royal British Legion Jubilee lifeboat Mr Williams, who is a project officer and archivist, said: “It was an untapped resource and now we have preserved it for posterity.” Image copyright RNLI Image caption Bridlington’s inshore lifeboat The Lord Feoffees, in service 1984-1992 Image copyright Photopress Image caption Robert Hood, Hartlepool coxswain, has his lifejacket strap adjusted Image copyright Sport and General Press Agency Image caption Lifeboat Day Centenary raising money in Trafalgar Square, London, 1924 Image copyright RNLI Image caption Dave Riley said: “History is really important to the …

Finland seal historic Euro 2020 place with victory over Liechtenstein

A 3-0 home win over Liechtenstein in Group J of the Euro 2020 qualifiers led to Finland qualifying for the finals for the first time in a major tournament Teemu Pukki scored twice as Finland beat Liechtenstein 3-0 in Helsinki to book a place at Euro 2020 and reach the finals of a tournament for the first time in the countrys history. Jasse Tuominen scored after 21 minutes before Pukki converted a penalty early in the second half and wrapped up the win with their third goal 15 minutes from time. The victory secured Finland second spot in Group J with 18 points. Finland, a nation of around 5.5 million people, was the only major Nordic country to have failed …

Kickboxer who died after bout ‘liked by everyone’

Skip Facebook post by Fast & Furious Fight Series Following the show Saturday we regret to announce that following one of our matches, one of the competitors, Sai Aletaha… Posted by Fast & Furious Fight Series on Monday, 18 November 2019 Stonehenge CrossFit gym said Ms Aletaha, who had been a member for more than three years, was “popular, kind and liked by everyone”. Owner Scott Healey said: “It’s testament to her popularity that friends camped out at the hospital for the day while her family was contacted. “She took part in competitions, was friends with all she met, had time for everybody and was a tireless worker when she trained.” Image copyright Stonehenge Crossfit gym Image caption Gym owner Scott …

There is an anger: where did it all go wrong for Scotland? | Ewan Murray

Its 21 years and counting since Scotland last qualified for a major tournament if they dont reach Euro 2020 it would be the most severe blow yet The latest depressing snapshot for the greater good see alien concept preceded the conclusion to a Scotland Euro 2020 section that will be met equally with sighs of relief and shrugs. The Scottish Professional Football League is resisting a call to postpone matches immediately before Steve Clarke guides his team into the March play-offs. Twenty-one years have passed since Scotland played in a finals; with attitudes like this, no wonder. Kazakhstans visit to Hampden Park on Tuesday may just draw more than the official (and questionable) attendance of 20,699 who watched the Saturdays …

ATP Finals: Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic to reach semifinals

(CNN)Roger Federer will be the first to admit that beating Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals on Thursday night doesn’t make up for his gut-wrenching defeat in the Wimbledon final but he avoided a double blow in London and inflicted some woe on the Serb himself. “I’m just happy at the level I could play today and obviously it’s always special beating Novak, even more so (after) what happened but I didn’t feel like I had to get rid of the ghosts or anything like that,” Federer told reporters. “I feel like I moved on pretty quickly after that.” Roger Federer talks Olympics and Rugby World Cup “It was not much that I did right this match,” Djokovic, who still …

Euro 2020 roundup: Croatia survive Slovakia scare to join Germany in finals

Germany, Croatia and Austria all sealed their places in the Euro 2020 finals with wins on Saturday, but Croatia were given a scare by Slovakia Germany, Croatia and Austria all sealed their places in the Euro 2020 finals with wins on Saturday, while a draw in Northern Ireland also Original Article : HERE ;