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Media playback is not supported on this device Silva says pressure has led to his players making mistakesEverton have sacked manager Marco Silva after 18 months, with the club in the Premier League relegation zone after their Merseyside derby humiliation.Wednesday’s 5-2 defeat by Liverpool at Anfield was their ninth of the season and leaves them…

Romelu Lukaku (left) and Chris Smalling are former Manchester United team-matesInter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku says the ‘Black Friday’ headline used by Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport is “one of the dumbest” he has seen, while Roma’s Chris Smalling condemned it as “wrong and insensitive”.The headline accompanied pictures of Lukaku and Smalling prior to Friday’s…

Adam Vinatieri remains unsure if he’ll be able to kick in Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as he continues to deal with discomfort in his left knee. The Indianapolis Colts veteran confirmed he underwent an MRI but has yet to get the results back. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Tom…

The Oakland Raiders went from 6-4 and riding a three-game winning streak, to 6-6 in the blink of an eye after two blowout losses in back-to-back weeks. The egg-lay against the aimless New York Jets in Week 12 was a stunner as Derek Carr led exactly zero touchdown drives. Again last Sunday, the Raiders were…

The Kansas City Chiefs backfield will be without their hammer the rest of the way. The team announced running back Darrel Williams has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a hamstring injury in last week’s win over the Oakland Raiders. Williams’ season ends after 41 carries for 141 rushing yards and three touchdowns, 15…