San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers will play two home games in Arizona after new coronavirus regulations put in place by officials in Northern California forced the team to find a temporary new home.
The San Francisco 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks.
Jimmy Garoppolo threw three TD passes in the first half and Jason Verrett’s first interception in more than four years helped preserve the lead, giving the San Francisco 49ers a 24-16 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night.
So much for the weight of history. Or practicing. Or having your head coach on the sideline. Or an emotional leader on the field.
The Cleveland Browns are back in the playoffs, qualifying for the first time since 2002 on Sunday by surviving a late Pittsburgh rally for a 24-22 win over the Steelers, who rested quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and several other starters.
The Cleveland Browns closed its team facility on Saturday after another member of the coaching staff tested positive for COVID-19, a day ahead of their critical regular-season finale.
Erling Haaland took his goal tally for the season to 19 in all competitions as Borussia Dortmund swept aside RB Leipzig in dominant fashion.
Despite falling 2-0 down to Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich, Borussia Monchengladbach emerged 3-2 winners thanks to Jonas Hofmann.
Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich completed a superb second-half comeback to claim an ultimately comfortable 5-2 home win over Mainz.
Thousands of mourners gathered in the Italian city of Vicenza on Saturday for the funeral of former Italy forward Paolo Rossi, whose coffin was carried to the cathedral by his team mates from the 1982 World Cup-winning side.
The Azzurri legend will not only be remembered for his extraordinary playing career, but also his work in the game post-retirement.
Holders France have been paired with Ukraine, Finland, Bosnia and Herzegovina in Group D.
Michel Moulin, one of the possible successors to Noel Le Graet at the French FA, says he would insist on the striker being recalled.
The national team boss has been assured of his position in the wake of a humiliating drubbing at the hands of Spain in the UEFA Nations League.
Harry Maguire, Jadon Sancho and Dominic Calvert-Lewin got on the scoresheet as the Three Lions warmed up for Nations League action in style.
Other notable ties in the first knockout round include Man City against Monchengladbach, holders Bayern Munich against Lazio and Porto versus Juventus.
Manchester City's newest regular goalscorer and their all-time top scorer combined as Ferran Torres and Sergio Aguero sunk Marseille.
Champions League holders Bayern Munich cruised to a win over Lokomotiv Moscow to end their Group A campaign with five wins from six matches.
Danish public transport company Fynbus has been awarded JJA Sport Studio Rotten Egg 2020 award.
Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics will spend $900 million on measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus at next year’s Games, they said on Tuesday, as they unveiled their latest budget for the delayed tournament.
A Swiss court on Thursday upheld doping sanctions that will prevent Russian athletes from competing at major international events under the country’s flag, but halved the period of the ban to two years from four.
Seven-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was awarded a knighthood in the UK New Year’s honours list published.
Max Verstappen cruised to victory for Red Bull in Formula One’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as champions Mercedes endured an uncharacteristic off day.