January 24, 2018

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Aric Almirola: Aric Almirola involved in scary Kansas crash


On Saturday night, the Go Bowling 400 saw a violent wreck create a scene that won't be forgotten at Kansas. He was was kept overnight at University of Kansas Medical center for observation. "I'm just saying a lot of prayers for Aric right now". I just hope everyone is OK. Both cars were then hit by Aric Almirola . Martin Truex Jr. won the race on the final restart. Read More »

Lasagne on the menu at White Hart Lane

Eventually, once order was restored, a procession of 48 past players walked out in pouring rain to form a Tottenham "dream team" under white umbrellas in front of the east stand that still sports the club's famous golden cockerel emblem. Tottenham right-back Kyle Walker is reportedly open to leaving the club amid transfer interest from Manchester United and Manchester City this summer. Read More »

David De Gea Won't Play Europa League Final Confirms Jose Mourinho

Ajax manager Peter Bosz says he's "glad" it's Manchester United who've progressed, while Mourinho is already bemoaning the fact that the Dutch club, who's domestic season finishes this weekend, have an extra 12 days to rest and prepare. "With two matches in hand that we had to play later, it is impossible". Stoke are now regular participants in the Premier League for years, and that means that anybody who goes there is in trouble. Read More »

Murray loses to Thiem in Barcelona Open semifinals

Thiem earned the first breakpoint of the match but Nadal recovered and eventually took the first set by breaking his opponent in the 10th game. Nadal said: "It is two consecutive weeks winning, in Monte Carlo and here, two special tournaments for me, it is a dream start on clay". Read More »

Petr Cech speaks on Arsenal's defeat at Tottenham

Boss Arsene Wenger said: "It will be very hard now but we have to fight". The Gunners have fared better than Spurs in every season under the Frenchman's management, but they will be unable to do so this term following a 2-0 loss in the final north London derby at the old White Hart Lane on Sunday. Read More »

SA activists join Palestinian hunger strike


Earlier this week, Israel produced footage it said showed Barghouti secretly breaking his fast in his cell. Barghouti supporters say video is a fabrication meant to break the prisoners' morale. A graffiti in Arabic reads "hunger and not kneeling", on a wall overlooking Israel's Ofer prison in the occupied West Bank. According to recent polls, many Palestinians would like him to be their next leader. Read More »

Chris Ashton: 'Retaining European title with Saracens a pleasure'


Saracens gradually tightened the noose though and their relentless goalline pressure eventually opened the way for Goode to score their third try seven minutes from time. Yet the French side were not done yet. As Owen Farrell saw his conversion come back off the left upright, he then saw a penalty from halfway drop just under the upright. Read More »

JB Holmes, Kyle Stanley share Players Championship lead

He was in complete control of his game, hitting 15 of 18 greens. "Not this year for sure", Holmes said when asked if he's putted better than he has this week. Veteran Vijay Singh is also lurking near the top of the leaderboard. Henrik Stenson of Sweden, Justin Rose of England and Rickie Fowler are in the group at par 216 and world No. Read More »

Premier League Permutations: What can be decided this weekend


The Reds' Champions League fate rests in their own hands, as they can clinch third place by winning their remaining games. It would wrap up the title-chase before Tottenham Hotspur, who are seven points behind the Blues, take the field at home to Manchester United on Sunday. Read More »

Yair Rodriguez's eye swollen shut in doctor stoppage TKO


He then proceeded to smash that hype into a million pieces as Edgar absolutely demolished Rodriguez over two rounds until the fight was stopped on the advice of the ringside physician. Edgar dumped his opponent to the mat. Rodriguez thinks about an armbar, but Edgar is smart to that, adjusts and gets right back to peppering him with punches and the occasional elbow. Read More »

Ducks vs Predators: Western Conference Finals Preview


Game 1 on Friday demonstrated that. Anaheim have exorcised their one big demon, and now, they'll have a chance to do it again against the team who have bested them in two prior post season matchups. The two teams are meeting in the postseason for the third time, including the past two seasons - series won by the Predators due in large part to the standout play from goalie Pekka Rinne. Read More »

Boston move one win away from Eastern Conference Finals

The Celtics, who are the top seeds in the East, won Game 5 in their series against Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. I think if we do that, that puts us in good position to win tonight. As the game wore on and Boston extended its lead, the fans at the Garden resumed chanting at Oubre. Washington's Kelly Oubre Jr ., who sat out Game 4 via National Basketball Association suspension after running into Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk, heard chants for him long before he entered the ... Read More »

Alonso's McLaren breaks again, Mercedes soars in practice

With Alonso out of the vehicle the McLaren was removed from the track by a crane, leaving his participation in practice in doubt. "I like this F1", he said of the new breed of machinery. McLaren executive director Zak Brown told BBC Sport: "If we can build him a competitive vehicle, he will stay". And despite two weeks to work on their auto, McLaren has made no progress. Read More »

West Ham United vs Liverpool


Jurgen Klopp has noted in previous press conferences that Firmino has been feeling tired at the end of the season, which could be an explanation for the muscle injury. However, Liverpool could be forced to take that step without two key players as Roberto Firmino and Lucas Leiva are doubtful for Sunday, although in more positive news, Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana will be available and could make a decisive impact. Read More »

Thomas lobbies for calls with Celtics-Wizards series tied


But he actually injured at least three teeth, the Celtics said Friday. Thomas is now wearing a four-piece temporary bridge that cracked after being re-injured. Just over five minutes later, after trailing by five, the Wizards were up by 21. Although the Wizards won the game by a large margin, they had to overcome an early deficit that could've left them down, 3-1, in the series. Read More »

Eugenie Bouchard reveals there was "extra motivation" in Sharapova win

Sharapova returned to tennis after a 15-month ban for testing positive for meldonium, a substance that had been banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Afterwards, the two players shook hands at the net but did not exchange any words. "And like this one, it was extremely tough, not many rallies, she forced me to come out with some of my good tennis and I really had to dig deep". Read More »

Advocaat appointed as Netherlands coach


Advocaat will be joined by former Dutch star Ruud Gullit as assistant coach. Blind lost his job after a 2-0 loss to Bulgaria left the Netherlands fourth in their World Cup qualifying group. We considered Advocaat, Ten Cate and Huub Stevens. "I never said he would become" the coach, said Van Breukelen, and "now I'm glad that we did not end up choosing him". Read More »

Champions League: Juventus beat Monaco again to secure final ticket


Juventus come into the game with a two goal advantage over Monaco from the first leg and are overwhelming favourites to make their way to the finals. But he won supporters over by winning a league and cup double and leading them to the Champions League final in his first season in charge, then claiming another double last season. Read More »

Smith, Kishan stand dents Punjab's hopes of making playoffs

From 50 off 28 balls, the opener could only add 34 from the next 24 balls he faced, before he was run out in the eighteenth over attempting a risky second run. Kings XI were 41/2 at this stage. Despite posting 208-7, the Lions were blown away by Rishabh Pant's sensational 43-ball 97-run innings and Sanju Samson's 61 in their last match against Delhi and they would still be reeling from the seven-wicket loss. Read More »

Edmonton Oilers: Andrej Sekera Out for Game 6


Rickard Rakell - The Ducks winger was all over the statistical map in Sunday's 7-1 Game Six loss at Edmonton. Their Western Conference semifinal is going the distance after Edmonton's decisive 7-1 victory Sunday. Down by three goals with slightly more than three minutes left in the third period, victims of their own inability to capitalise on some golden breaks early in the game, the Ducks on Friday used the experience and the poise they have so carefully cultivated this season to take ... Read More »

Brendan Rodgers, Celtic clean up in PFA Scotland year-end awards


However, his performances continue to attract the attention of teams in the Premier League and according to the Daily Mail , Chelsea are the latest club to look at the Scottish global. I received it with great pride. He beat off competition from team-mates Moussa Dembele and Stuart Armstrong, plus Aberdeen winger Jonny Hayes. Celtic striker Dembele made it four awards on the night for the club when his third goal in the 5-2 win over St Johnstone in February was named goal of the season. Read More »

Justice Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi High Court, passes away


In the Supreme Court, where she started practising from 1972, she handled tax matters, writ petitions and constitutional, civil and criminal appeals. Justice Seth, known for her "punctuality", was credited with many firsts in her career spanning five decades, had many qualities that might just surprise you. Read More »

Everton target £9million Lukaku replacement

United are believed to be eager to rival Chelsea to the signings of both Lukaku and Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata with both Zlatan Ibrahimovic and captain Wayne Rooney possibly set to depart this summer. Lukaku is keen to play under United's former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, it is claimed. Meulentsteen told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show: "Lukaku has obviously had a fantastic season and he is a goalscorer". Read More »

Van Dijk will stay at Southampton next season, says Puel


His surgery is finished, he can work normally, ready for the next season.with us. "He is our captain. He has a long contract and I think the directors want to keep him", said the manager. He has authority, the leadership of the team, he is a fantastic player. However, that has done little to cool speculation over his future and fears that the 25-year-old may have played his last game in red and white stripes were further exacerbated last month by reports from the Liverpool Echo that ... Read More »