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Minnows Rochdale Force Tottenham Into FA Cup Replay

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Seeking a victor Mauricio Pochettino brought on his big guns with Erik Lamela, Dele Alli and Harry Kane coming off the bench. "I was not surprised [by how Dale performed]. It's so hard to explain, to judge, to analyse, the Argentine continued. However, incredibly Rochdale came back from the dead with a late, late equaliser to send the game into a replay. Read More »

Lee Sang-wha Wins Silver in Women's 500m Speed Skating

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Despite being overjoyed by her triumph, Kodaira was quick to console Lee, who has won this event twice before. I knew I had the attention of all the Japanese people. The duo performed a joint lap of honour afterwards and posed together with their respective flags in what was considered a moment of harmony between the two countries. Read More »

Roger Federer wins Rotterdam Open

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Roger Federer's flawless start to 2018 continued as he brushed a listless Grigor Dimitrov aside in a Rotterdam Open final that failed to live up to its promise. Reaching the semifinals guaranteed him a return to the No.1 ranking. Having to defend the ranking points in these two Masters Series events from past year factored into his decision to enter Rotterdam. Read More »

This year's Daytona 500 will be much different than recent ones

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But give them credit. Then when the laps start winding down, you'll have your usual parts of pack racing, combined with a big wreck or two. Chase Elliott won the second qualifying race for the Daytona 500 . were involved in an incident late in the first Can-Am Duel qualifying race on Thursday night. Pole winners made up six of the 36 race winners in 2017. Read More »

Ledecka won gold on Shiffrin cast offs: coach

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Julie Foudy , the former captain of the US women's national soccer team, noticed the tweets online and called out the social media users for criticizing the skier due to her political opinions. "I love this surprise that sport can provide", said Italian Sofia Goggia , another contender. Numerous tweets were profane, threatening or both. Read More »

Four NHL hockey fans kicked out over racist comments toward player

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Smith-Pelly was not present during the post-game interviews, as he was notedly upset by the incident, according to Trotz. While in the box, he got into an altercation with fans and at one point can be seen pointing his stick at them. "We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for everyone who attends out games and these actions will never be tolerated". The Blackhawks did issue a statement , calling the comments directed toward Smith-Pelly "harmful". Read More »

Conte: Chelsea need ideal game to stop Messi and Barcelona

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While their defence of the league title has been unimpressive, Conte's team are in the sixth round of the FA Cup and will take on Barcelona in the Champions League round of 16. In one side, you must be a bit sad to play against them. It has been a hard season for Conte and Chelsea amid uncertainty over the Italian's future following back-to-back defeats in the league, though the Londoners have responded with wins over West Brom and Hull City . Read More »

NBA All-Star 2018: Three takeaways from the Sunday's (AEDT) challenges

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His moment. His day. Thirty-four years after his father won the initial NBA Slam Dunk Contest back in 1984, Cavs forward Larry Nance Jr redid his dad's most famous slam. He started off with an incredible dunk that he threw off a second backboard and completed with a windmill. Mitchell - three inches shorter than the 6-foot-6 Carter - needed a score of 47 to beat Nance, and he got a 48 from the five judges: DJ Khaled, Mark Wahlberg, Chris Rock and Hall of Famers Julius Erving and ... Read More »

Norway's Braaten secures men's ski slopestyle title at Pyeongchang 2018

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Woods was the only competitor to score 90 points or over on multiple runs but as only the top score counted towards the final result, he missed out on claiming a second skiing bronze for Britain at these Games. He soared through the air on his final two jumps, the latter being a triple-cork 1440. Goepper was one of just two Americans to make the slopestyle finals, along with Gus Kenworthy . Read More »

Asa Miller finishes 70th in giant slalom as PH's Pyeongchang campaign ends

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The Austrian had come into these Games without a gold medal to his name despite his domination of the sport in the past seven years but his rivals conceded that, in current form, he is simply unstoppable in the technical events. "It didn't feel like I crushed it, but it didn't feel 2.5 seconds bad". "I just thought it would run a little bit more challenging than the way it did". Read More »

Snowboarder Ester Ledecká wins surprise gold in Olympic super-G

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Ledecka, favorite in the snowboard parallel slalom later this week, clocked 1 minute, 21.11 seconds to edge defending champion Anna Veith of Austria by 0.01 seconds. Professional snowboarders racing on hand-me-down skis do not win gold medals in ski events at the Winter Olympics . "I thought it must be some mistake... Read More »

New Zealand vs England, 6th T20I, Trans-Tasman 2018

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Despite advancing to the final, Kane Williamson's side should have won the game comfortably after Colin Munro (57) and Martin Guptill (62) blasted an impressive 78-run opening partnership in 6.3 overs. Beating New Zealand at home isn't going to be an easy ask. They had only needed to score 175 to have the superior run rate. New Zealand needed 21 runs to win from the last two overs but Chris Jordan produced a series of yorkers in the 19th over that tied down young New Zealand ... Read More »

Chemistry, not experience, drives U.S. men's hockey team

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The Americans face the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation on Saturday. The Russians' opening loss to Slovakia created as many questions as the USA losing to Slovenia , but there's no way anyone underestimates them after winning a game 8-2. Read More »

Christie crushed by another failure at Winter Olympics

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To add insult to the injury, she was disqualified as she lay prone on the ice. Christie was drawn in the semis' with Korea's Choi, who knew - like the Briton - the sharp hand of officiating having been penalised after initially winning the 500m final earlier this week. Read More »

Champions League: Manchester City thrash Basel 4-0, make history

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Many clubs in Europe will be fearing the spending power in the Premier League . "It's an wonderful result", said City coach Pep Guardiola . "Juve plays to win but it's not favorite". With Basel's defence buckling, Aguero, who terrorised Leicester City in the Premier League last Saturday with four goals in a 5-1 rout, hit his 29th goal of the season. Read More »

India steamroll South Africa in sixth ODI

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The India Women's cricket team , led by Harmanpreet Kaur in the T20Is are just one win away from clinching a historic Twenty 20 worldwide cricket series in South Africa on Sunday February 18. You need to ask questions about your abilities as a cricketer and work towards getting better with each passing day. I think that type of mindset brought out the best in us. Read More »

Ledecka wins surprise Olympic super-G title with late charge

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It was no less shocking for the 22-year-old Ledecka, an accomplished snowboarder who said she had dreamed of winning a gold in Alpine one day but never thought it would come so soon for a skier who made her World Cup debut in 2016. When she was asked about the people who have told her to specialize in either skiing or snowboarding, Ledecka replied that if she were pressured to choose one sport, she would choose another coach, instead. Read More »

Jason Kidd, Ray Allen headline 2018 Naismith HOF class

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The other five finalists announced Saturday morning at a new conference at STAPLES Center were: Maryland coach Lefty Driesell, Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich , women's coach Kim Mulkey , former National Basketball Association referee Hugh Evans and the 1954-58 Wayland Baptist University women's program in the team category. Read More »

Neymar wants top Premier League manager to replace Unai Emery at PSG

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But not without a fright. They eased off in the second period, although Ronaldo was able to complete his treble, in between goals for the visitors from substitute Jon Bautista and former Real midfielder Asier Illarramendi. Real has something. For a moment, PSG flirted with 1-2. "You nearly think it's an injustice that PSG lost by such a big margin because it was a game that should have ended 1-1, 2-2 or 2-1 for PSG". Read More »

Barcelona win 2-0; extend La Liga unbeaten run to 31-games

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Lionel Messi stood out as the best player on the day as he created a brilliant lay off for Luis Suarez to open the scoring for his side and was also heavily involved in Jordi Alba's second. Los Blaugranas also have the best attack in LaLiga (60 goals scored) and the second-best defence (12 conceded). He must, however, settle quickly into the setup at Camp Nou, as Barcelona are slipping back into a title race. Read More »

Rory McIlroy Suggests "Circus" Of Fans Is Harming Tiger Woods' Form

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Saunders played bogey-free over his final 16 holes on a firm, hard course at Riviera for a 4-under 67 to share the lead with Tom Hoge and Dominic Bozzelli among the early starters Thursday. "Wheels were coming off and I got in the bunker, and I looked at Kenny [his caddie] and I said "I'm going to make this", and that last roll, you could see how pumped I was", he said. Read More »

Silva, Di Maria back for PSG after missing Madrid defeat

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With that desire in mind, his agent, Jorge Mendes, is already said to have approached the three big Premier League clubs in London in Chelsea , Arsenal and Tottenham . For me, no, but they don't care if they are superior, if they dominate or are dominated. "There was a bit of tension but that is normal", the Uruguay global said of Wednesday's game. Read More »

Theresa May warns European Union not to block post-Brexit security deal

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And spell it out she did during a very focused thirty-minute speech that proposed what role Britain should have in shaping the EU's security and defense policy. "There is no legal or operational reason why such an agreement could not be reached in the area of internal security", she said. Click any of these buttons below! Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission President, responded after her speech that the EU needed to resolve security issues separately from Brexit. Read More »

Florida shootings: Students rally to denounce politicians

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Russian Federation already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: "We have a Napoleon in the making" MORE reportedly skipped a day at the golf course on Saturday in the wake of the Florida school shooting that took place just miles from his Mar-a-Lago beach club. Read More »

Locadia nets on Brighton debut

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A lot of the talk to the players before the game was about attitude and the type of game that it was. "Most might have thought that we'd go on from that and win the game but we came up against a very spirited Coventry side. He has a flexibility to his game - he can play anywhere across the front and isn't someone who can only play as a number nine". "We all know that three, four days later, you're on to other things and it can be swamped by everything else, but it's a disgusting experience ... Read More »

Eric Hosmer agrees to deal with Padres

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Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available, but they're expected to be significant and near the $20 million per season range. San Diego now gets the 28-year-old, who has hit 25 homers in back-to-back seasons. Hosmer is in the prime of his career and was rumored to be looking for a multi-year deal. Wil Myers used to hold that distinction. With a team that hasn't won more than 77 games since 201o and one of the game's strongest farm systems, the addition of Hosmer makes the ... Read More »