Pavelski to captain United States at NHL World Cup of Hockey

Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks will captain the American team at the National Hockey League (NHL) World Cup of Hockey , USA Hockey has announced. Canada is not ideal by any stretch of the imagination and there is plenty of work to be done in the next few days. It will be a battle of styles tonight, as Team USA hosts Team Finland in what will be their last chance to fine tune their strategies ahead of the opening game of the World Cup of Hockey in Toronto.

Bucks trade Tyler Ennis to Houston for Michael Beasley

Bucks trade Tyler Ennis to Houston for Michael Beasley

Entering his ninth National Basketball Association season, Beasley has career averages of 13.0 points and 4.8 rebounds while shooting 45.2 percent from the field. Still, Ennis was superfluous with Giannis Antetokounmpo , Matthew Dellavedova and Michael Carter-Williams at point guard. Middleton, a second-round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft by Detroit has significantly improved his game every season.

No. 14 Vols face stiff test against No. 14 Florida's defense

When Tennessee plays Florida , it will find a team that isn't going to turn the ball over and isn't going to give them free plays. McElwain also said wide receiver Antonio Callaway , who missed last week's game with a quad injury, was "questionable to probable" and said Callaway was moving around "pretty good" at practice Wednesday.

Packers: Mike McCarthy confident Aaron Rodgers, offense will improve

It's dumb to look too deep into the psyche of Rodgers, although this is certainly a more agitated state of being than the "R-E-L-A-X" guy we saw two years ago. (Andrew) Sendejo's coming on this side, but I felt like we'd kind of beat him with the run. "We'll stick to the process and from that we'll have success".

Falcons at Saints: Odds, trends and more

Falcons at Saints: Odds, trends and more

But Harper spent his past two NFL seasons with another team - defending NFC champion Carolina - which has been among the league's best since its seven-game winless streak in 2014. Sep 11, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (87) celebrates in from of Dallas Cowboys cornerback Anthony Brown (30) after catching a touchdown pass at AT&T Stadium.

Man United not concerned about José Mourinho's criticism of Luke Shaw

The possession-based game United played under Van Gaal had little effect for the Red Devils, and Mourinho is said to be encouraging his players to push forward more . Juan Zuniga gave the home side the advantage with seven minutes left on the clock, before Troy Deeney further punished United for their profligacy with a spot kick finish deep into injury time .