January 24, 2018

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Koeman: Lukaku won't sign new Everton FC deal

HARRY KANE is officially one of the most prolific strikers the Premier League has ever seen. And while the Belgian will have the chance to stretch his lead when Everton face West Ham this weekend, Kane will be in FA Cup semi-final action against Chelsea. Read More »

Man Utd beats Chelsea to blow title race wide open


The performance also bodes well for the remainder of the season, with fifth-placed United four points behind their nearest rivals but boasting at least a game in hand on all of them. We are doing a quick job, a miracle this season considering the problems last season. Against Crystal Palace we didn't deserve to lose, but today we deserved to lose the game. Read More »

NCAA Returns Events to NC After State Rolls Back LGBT Law

Tuesday is the big day for many cities across North Carolina as the NCAA is expected to announce tournament host sites for the next five years. LGBTQ activists said the new law, HB142, didn't amount to a full repeal of HB2 and that transgender people could still be subject to discrimination. Read More »

Hartley set to miss out on Lions' NZ tour

Warren Gatland will reveal his British and Irish Lions squad for the daunting tour of New Zealand tonight, when talk in rugby clubs across the region will quickly switch from who will be on the plane to who is likely to be in the test team. Read More »

10 iconic photos to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day


But the symbolism only started there. Robinson finished his career in the Hall of Fame. The life-size statue, which sits in the left field reserve area, is the first statue honoring a former player in the history of Dodger Stadium. Campanis and Jackie Robinson were close friends until Robinson's death from a heart attack in 1972, their friendship dating to their days as Dodgers minor leaguers in Montreal in 1946. Read More »

New Code of Conduct to be Issued for Triple Talaq, Says AIMPLB


His remarks came a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch against the divisive issue of triple talaq, insisting that exploitation of Muslim women should end and justice be done to them. "In the Shia community, there has been no place for triple talaq in one go", he said. "We appeal to members of the community to give their wards higher education and ensure property rights to female members along with mehar at the time of nikah (marriage)", he said, adding that the Board ... Read More »

Singapore Open final: B Sai Praneeth scripts maiden win against Kidambi Srikanth


Praneeth, 24, who had clinched the Canada Open past year, showed excellent footwork near the forecourt and also produced some superb flicks from the baseline to completely outclass Lee, who simply couldn't read the Indian's game. Srikanth tied to assert his dominance with a superb smash down the line to take a 8-7 lead but Praneeth seemed determined to go into the break 11-10, winning 10 of the 14 points on the bounce. Read More »

Valtteri Bottas Takes His First Career Pole In Bahrain

Vettel, tied on points with Hamilton at the summit of the championship, said: "I was a bit down to be honest, because four tenths of a second was a lot more than I expected, given how good the lap felt". "Big thanks to the team for giving me this vehicle". When asked about Mercedes' rules of engagement in Bahrain, Bottas joked he hoped to avoid a repeat of the first corner contact between himself and Hamilton in last year's race. Read More »

Palace recovers to hold Leicester 2-2 and boost survival bid


Now he needs to harness the same enthusiasm to overcome a 1-0 deficit against Atletico Madrid in a home Champions League Quarter-Final on Tuesday. We fully expect Mamadou Sakho to leave Liverpool permanently in the summer transfer window but the chances of him joining Crystal Palace are looking rather slim at the moment. Read More »

Phaneuf scores in OT as Senators tie series against Bruins

Krejci played in all 82 regular season games but was unable to play in Game 1 against the Ottawa Senators Wednesday night. Puck drop from TD Garden is set for 7 p.m. Boston retook the lead when Anderson misplayed the puck with Dominic Moore bearing down, allowing Schaller to score short-handed over a sprawled Anderson at 12:39. Read More »

North Carolina tops Gonzaga for title


Michael Jordan is one of the first names that you think of when you hear University of North Carolina Tar Heels basketball. As the ball ascended, the Tar Heel team rushed the court, ready to celebrate their redemption. I felt like I was always trying. But, still, that missed out-of-bounds call really hurt. Note where the official is standing. The most crucial missed call of the game came when the refs called a jump ball on a tie-up with 49 seconds left and UNC leading by one. Read More »

Grizzlies' Allen out indefinitely with strained calf muscle


Allen is expected to miss the entire first-round series against the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs are seeded second and the Grizzlies are seeded seventh in the Western Conference. Overall, Green averaged 8.9 points and 7.1 rebounds in 27.3 minutes per game in his first season as a starter. Mike Conley is leading the team with 20.5 points and 6.3 assists per game while Marc Gasol adds 19.5 points and 6.3 rebounds per contest. Read More »

West Brom vs Liverpool: Tony Pulis reveals summer transfer plans already underway


West Brom boss Tony Pulis has sent Brendan Galloway back to Everton with praise ringing in his ears. "I was hoping you wouldn't bring that up", said Pulis. Last two or three matches they didn't score but (that's) nothing we should think about. The hosts have carved out one of their most successful campaigns in recent memory and are eighth in the Premier League. Read More »

Title race now more interesting - Conte


The potential's becoming a reality". Still Chelsea have not kept a clean sheet in seven Premier League games, since the defeat of Hull in January. Our plan was one of the keys to why we've won. "We did the job, three points". Our resilience and some of the saves from the keeper were reason why we won'. Read More »

Katie Archibald misses medal in pursuit


Katie Archibald missed out on another medal opportunity in the women's individual pursuit, the day after securing her first individual world gold at the Track Cycling World Championships. It was an eighth world title for the 2009, 2010 and 2012 points-race champion, who has returned to the track after a spell in road racing. The lap did not materialise and Archibald regained contact. Read More »

Chris Wood's last minute strike sees Leeds earn valuable draw against Newcastle


Newcastle United will probably still be able to toast promotion in a few days, but they let the glass slip through their fingers against Leeds United as Chris Wood's equaliser, deep into injury time , denied them victory. The Terriers had kept alive their slim automatic promotion hopes with Collin Quaner's victor six minutes into injury time earning them a 3-2 victory over Preston earlier on. Read More »

Raptors prep for playoffs, beat "resting" Cavaliers 98-83

Cleveland's schedule - the Cavs played 12 road games in March - made it hard to practice and James said it was "refreshing" to be on the floor with his teammates. Their bench used to be an uphill battle and is now fairly legitimate having added instant offense in the form of Brandon Jennings, Bojan Bogdanovic while Kelly Oubre Jr. Read More »

Blues found Allen 'amazing to watch' in Game 1 win over Wild


He was the Wild's third goaltender for the playoff opener. There goes home ice advantage. We still have a long way to go and we can't get too far ahead of ourselves. He had 75 points in the regular season. The Blues aren't as good as the Wild, but they have a quality plan under Yeo to slow things as much as possible and not give up an inch of ice. Read More »

Yankees worth big league-high $3.7 billion


In each year, the Yankees have been worth the most money, this time being nearly $1 billion more than the next most valuable team, the Los Angeles Dodgers ($2.75 billion). While the Cincinnati Reds rose in value the least (1 percent to $915 million), the team has agreed to an extension with Fox Sports Ohio through 2032 that includes an ownership stake in the regional sports network. Read More »

Social media reactions to the Toyota GP of Long Beach


Hinchcliffe had another second-place finish in 2016 - on the fall season of the ABC dance competition "Dancing with the Stars". "We'll have stayed up there for two races, so that's not too bad". "Maybe they saw something, that a caution was going to come out and we'd get lucky with something like that. You know, if he can get rewarded for his commitment to the series, it's awesome". Read More »

Bayern tackle Real Madrid

The two clubs meet in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday and speaking to AS ahead of the game Rummenigge said that Real are aware that Bayern have no interest in selling their star striker. Goal keeper Manuel Neuer might not be fit in time as well, as he is still recovering from a minor foot operation. Bayern Munich are Sky Bet's 3/4 favourites to win the first leg with Real Madrid 100/30 for the victory and 29/10 to take a draw back to the Bernabeu. Read More »

German police say 1 soccer player injured in explosion

However, police in Dortmund said they believed it to be "an attack with serious explosive devices". Defender taken to hospital after blasts go off near team bus ahead of Champions League home match against Monaco. Club president Reinhard Rauball said: "Of course this is an extremely hard situation for the players". Buerki says police were at the scene quickly. Read More »