Toronto FC 'just getting started,' coach Vanney says

This isn't to say the Sounders don't deserve credit for their win. A crowd of 36,045 - a record for soccer at BMO Field - filled the stadium; eyes from across the city and country tuned in. Frei would also save from Michael Bradley in the penalty shootout before Justin Morrow saw his effort crash back against the crossbar, making the Seattle Sounders the 2016 MLS Cup winners.

Giants alerted NFL that Steelers used deflated balls

Additionally, a Giants official told ESPN that they did not file a complaint. He went on to report that the Giants tested two footballs on the sideline during the game and that both came back under league standards for PSI. The NFL acted quickly to deny it was facing another Deflategate crisis. The Patriots and their owner, Robert Kraft, have been highly critical of the Deflategate penalties and the procedures followed by the league in investigating the matter.

Pumped-up Payton coaches Saints to 49-21 rout of Rams

Pumped-up Payton coaches Saints to 49-21 rout of Rams

Goff led Los Angeles on an eight-play, 79-yard drive at the end of the second quarter that ended with the touchdown pass to Kendricks and cut New Orleans' lead to 28-21. "We got the right look and the timing was right, " Payton explained. The 49 points scored were the most by the Saints this year, and were the most given up by the Rams in the Jeff Fisher Era.

Penn State moves to No

Penn State's case: Champion of the best conference in college football; nine straight victories thanks to an offense that might even make Alabama sweat; a triumph over No. They should still wind up in a New Year's Day bowl game thanks to a schedule that included six games against top 10 teams and no losses to a team ranked lower than No.

New York Giants Player's Home Hit by Swastikas and Racist Graffiti

Tuesday's break-in was the second the athlete has endured during the last six months, and a robbery that took place around Thanksgiving was still under investigation by law enforcement as of this week, the CBS affiliate reported . Whitlock said he and his wife, Ashley , were only out for a few hours with their son and infant daughter. The Whitlocks decided on moving out of their current home before either of the incidents occurred.

Ian Cathro insists Hearts will improve after Rangers defeat

Ian Cathro insists Hearts will improve after Rangers defeat

Hearts' Don Cowie had a goal ruled out for offside before Rob Kiernan and Barrie McKay netted for the hosts. Home crowds of 50,000 and the challenge of what we have to face in the second half of the season is a good learning experience for a talented young player.