New York Jets finalizing deal to hire Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator, per report

New Jets coach Adam Gase said he wanted a strong leader to coach his defense. It looks like he's found one.  Former Browns interim coach Gregg Williams is finalizing a deal to become the Jets' next defensive coordinator, according to an ESPN report. Gase was introduced as head coach Tuesday and explained what he was looking for in a defensive coordinator.  […]

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Joselu and Ayoze Perez extra-time strikes fire Newcastle past Blackburn into FA Cup fourth round

Joselu and Ayoze Perez struck in extra-time to earn the Toon a fourth-round tie against Watford later this month. But centre backs Ciaran Clark and Jamal Lascelles both picked up injuries – to add to the one Jonjo Shelvey suffered in the original tie. And the fact his team had to play 120 minutes just four days before their huge […]

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Victory’s strength in depth will keep them right in title race

No Honda, no Victory? No chance. The Japanese superstar has been missing now since the Melbourne derby just before Christmas, but Kevin Muscat's team has barely missed a beat. Ola Toivonen and Terry Antonis celebrate Victory’s opener.Credit:AAP The record 5-0 win over Brisbane (the highest margin they have ever beaten the Queenslanders by) on Tuesday night was a perfect example […]

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John Wetteland’s troubled post-MLB career: ‘Suicide’ scare, Nationals firing

John Wetteland’s arrest on charges of child sex abuse is the worst turn for the former star Yankees and Rangers closer, who has faced troubles since retiring after the 2000 season. He entered the coaching ranks in 2006 — a year after entering the Texas Rangers’ Hall of Fame. But Wetteland failed to make it through one season as the Nationals’ […]

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Defensive lineman Nigel Romick signs one-year extension with Redblacks

OTTAWA – Canadian defensive lineman Nigel Romick, a member of the Ottawa Redblacks since they started play in 2014, has signed a one-year extension with the CFL club. The native of Thunder Bay, Ont., had a career-high 21 special teams tackles last year. In 67 career games, Romick has 63 tackles on special teams. The Redblacks picked Romick (23rd overall) […]

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Former MLB All-Star pitcher John Wetteland arrested for child sex abuse

Former World Series MVP and Texas Rangers closer John Wetteland was arrested in Texas on suspicion of repeated sexual abuse of somebody under the age of 14, according to online court records.  Wetteland, 52, was taken into custody by authorities in Denton County on Monday and later released after he posted $25,000 bond.  Wetteland spent most of his 12-year major […]

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