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Liverpool manager Klopp puts foot down: We've given Rafa 'enough presents'


Furthermore, Anfield has proven to be a fortress this season, with the Reds' only loss at home having come in the FA Cup. The 24-year-old's stock is rising amid a string of impressive displays. I think the best bet for this game is the over 3.5 goals . Four of the last eight Premier League matches at Anfield have ended all square and dabblebet go 11/2 (6.50 ) that these teams settle for a share of the spoils. Read More »

#NBATwitter Responds To JR Smith's Soup-Throwing Suspension


Smith earned his one-game suspension from the team by throwing a bowl of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones, according to a report. As of now it's still unclear what prompted Smith's soup attack, but he will reportedly return to practice on Friday and is expected to be back in the starting lineup for Cleveland's next game on Saturday against the Denver Nuggets . Read More »

Nadal pulls out of Indian Wells, Miami with injury


It is an unsurprising-and probably smart-move for the 32-year-old Swiss, who has not appeared to be ready for the rigors of a Masters 1000 tournament-and certainly not two in a row. Djokovic, who has been undone by an elbow injury, is now training in Las Vegas with coach Andre Agassi. Nadal had already taken precaution against re-injury by refusing to play in Mexico. Read More »

Rams to trade or release WR Austin


That breakout season earned him a six-year, $56 million deal, but he did not come close to justifying that lofty contract. Now Austin will hit the market and look for a place to revive his career. Wide receivers Cooper Kupp , Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods offered far more consistency and production in the receiving game. This is the least surprising news to come out of the National Football League combine. Read More »

Russell Wilson expected to get an at-bat for Yankees Friday


Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was asked about that on Thursday, but deflected the question with a joke. He reports in impeccable condition. "I'm seeing him nearly every day as he runs through the building working out", Carroll said. I don't think there is anything wrong with that, at all. He was a fourth-round pick by the Colorado Rockies in 2010, but he opted for a football career over baseball. Read More »

PSL 2018: Peshawar Zalmi win last over thriller against Quetta Gladiators


They had begun the six-team competition with a defeat against the Karachi Kings before notching their first win against the Lahore Qalandars, in Dubai. In reply, Peshawar Zalmi achieved the target in 19.4 overs for 5 wickets. Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal scored a watchful 36 off 38 balls before being run out while chasing a second run. Read More »

Stephen Curry accidentally trashes his hotel room


The Warriors' current road trip included a game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, and the team practiced at Georgetown University on Thursday morning. Ayesha Curry also posted on the photo, bringing up her husband's habit of working on his swing. The entire top of the table was shattered, as glass shards littered the floor and chairs nearby. Read More »

Russia claim the IOC has lifted their Olympic suspension


The Olympic flame is extinguished near the conclusion of the Closing Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on February 25, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. The behaviour of the 168 Russian athletes over the past fortnight - including the failed doping tests - will form a major part of the considerations. Read More »

Zidane: Absence of PSG's Neymar "not a relief" for Real Madrid boss


Real Madrid have been handed a double injury boost ahead of the upcoming clashes with Getafe and Paris Saint Germain with both Marcelo and long-term absentee Jesus Vallejo returning to training on Thursday (1 March). Despite winning three Champions League trophies in his four seasons at the club, Bale has not made the kind of impact Real were hoping for when they paid a then world-record 85 million pounds ($117.48 million) to prise him from Tottenham Hotspur. Read More »

Russian Olympic Committee's Membership Restoration Key Outcome of Olympics - ROC


The IOC left open the possibility of reinstatement ahead of the closing ceremony if the Russians met a series of criteria, and Russian athletes were allowed to participate under the Olympic flag. "It was teamwork. FSB [Russian State Security Services] was involved when we had to control coordination. It is never going to be business as usual in sport again or in Russian Federation". Read More »

Puel names best Leicester player this season


The 21-year-old joined the King Power Stadium outfit in January 2017 and has grown into a pivotal part of the team. Eddie Howe's outfit have never lost to Leicester City in the Premier League and still have the prize of a record top-flight finish in their sights this term. Read More »

EPL: Mourinho confirms Ibrahimovic's time at Manchester United is over


He has already featured seven times for the Red Devils in 2018 and Mourinho said: 'Real evolution but I think it is a effect of his profile as a boy and I think people around him are the right people. Fellaini, who has definitely been a favored choice in selection for Mourinho over the course of the past two seasons, might be back in time to give United a boost in the UEFA Champions League knockout round campaign, provided they can advance past Sevilla. Read More »

Dolphins have given Jarvis Landry's agent permission to seek trade

Last week, the Dolphins placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Landry. What the Dolphins would get in a trade for Landry in a trade remains to be seen. Landry has been a productive piece for the Dolphins over the last four years, tabbing 400 receptions for 4,038 yards and 22 touchdowns in his four seasons in the league. Read More »

Male gymnast accuses Nassar of abuse


It was reported by NBC News on Friday. News reported that Raisman says the USOC knew that Nassar was abusing her and other athletes by saying he was medically treating the athletes. The abuse took place nearly a year after the USA Gymnastics team had been alerted that Nassar had assaulted a female gymnast. Tha lawsuit also claims that sometimes a USA Gymnastics trainer was in the room when he molested athletes and digitally penetrated them and sometimes he even had an erection while ... Read More »

Krejci hat trick carries Bruins


Krejci completed his hat trick at 14:33 of the second period. It's just hard to remember the last time that the Bruins and Penguins had a tiresome showdown, and with the way these teams have played, a round-three showdown in the Eastern Conference Finals does not seem as insane as it may have back in October. Read More »

Royals sign first baseman Lucas Duda


Duda would most likely take over at first base after Eric Hosmer signed an 8-year deal with the San Diego Padres . Duda, an cheap Eric Hosmer replacement, hit.217/.322/.496 with 30 homers and 64 RBI a year ago between the Mets and Rays. Read More »

'Committed' Arsene Wenger will work hard on getting Arsenal's confidence back

Defeat leaves Arsenal 10 points adrift of fourth-placed Tottenham with 10 games remaining and 30 points behind City, increasing the pressure on Wenger. The victory moved City 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League and Sane said working under City manager Pep - who celebrated his 100th game in charge at the club at the Emirates - was helping him improve all the time. Read More »

Hunter's 3 lifts No. 1 Virginia past Cards


A win over Virginia probably would have elevated Louisville off the bubble and put the Cardinals in strong position to end another scandal-plagued year with an NCAA bid. 1 team in the country. "That was a prayer, a prayer from 30 feet", interim Louisville coach David Padgett said afterward. Shooting 56 percent in the second half helped along with holding Louisville to 36 percent after halftime . Read More »

Abuse scandal drives US Olympic Committee President to resign


Instead they conspired to hide their knowledge of Nassar's frightful crimes from the public and attempted to frighten Ms. Raisman and other victims into keeping quiet. John Manly, Raisman's attorney, accused the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics of "a conspiracy to silence victims and cover-up the largest child sex abuse scandal in history". Read More »

Five-Star Napoli Crush Cagliari to Secure Four-Point Cushion


Sunday's Serie A game between champions Juventus and Atalanta BC in Turin was postponed because of blizzard-like conditions in northern Italy. "Surely we will find some movement to improve even in a game like this, which seems to be ideal: there is always something to improve". Read More »

OAR singing won't derail Russian return — IOC


Testing of samples taken from Russians in Pyeongchang is nearing its end, and Russian IOC member Shamil Tarpishchev told the state news agency RIA Novosti on Monday that reinstatement could come as soon as Tuesday. As NPR's Bill Chappell has reported , their athletes could still compete - but under the title of "Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation". A number of Russian athletes asked to make brief speeches personally thanking Putin for his support. Read More »

2nd Russian Athlete Fails Doping Test At Winter Olympics


According to Inside the Games , Russia's ban will be lifted automatically "so long as no additional doping cases arise from tests conducted during the Winter Olympics ". Drug testing results for all Russian athletes might not be known for several days or even weeks. The Russian Bobsled Federation said its medical team did not prescribe the drug to Sergeeva. Read More »

DeRozan, Lowry help Raptors bounce back to beat Pistons


It was a bounce-back effort for a Raptors team coming off a frustrating overtime loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, just the fifth loss they had suffered at Air Canada Centre this season. Detroit was able to cut that deficit in half before the break, trailing 59-53. The Hornets scored 70 points in the first half. Toronto shot 51 per cent and out-rebounded Detroit in the opening half, but was hampered by nine turnovers. Read More »

UEFA confirm Samir Nasri suspension


Samir Nasri has been given a six-month ban from football by UEFA for violating anti-doping regulations. "The player Samir Nasri has been found guilty for using a prohibited method in accordance with sub-section M2, par". In February 2017, a request by Sevilla for a retroactive therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for Nasri was refused by Uefa, whose decision was later upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Read More »

RED snow warning issued as Storm Emma hits


Hundreds of schools were closed and there were delays on roads , railways and at airports on one of the coldest days Britain has experienced at this time of the year for nearly three decades. LONDON/DUBLIN, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Much of Britain and Ireland was blanketed in snow on Wednesday as freezing Siberian weather dubbed "the Beast from the East" disrupted the travel plans of thousands. Read More »

Barcelona frustrated by plucky Las Palmas after stunning Messi opener

The France striker slid in an opener from Koke's pass, curled home a free-kick, headed another and mis-hit Diego Costa's cross for his fourth. Valverde picked Luis Suarez up front despite the possibility the forward could earn his fifth yellow card of the season and be suspended against Atletico on Sunday, and the Uruguayan missed an early chance after he and Messi broke through on goal . Read More »