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Bourdais wins in St. Pete after late contact out front

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He made a mistake on the inside and I guess he just couldn't keep it, and just slid into me. Nonetheless it was a great job by the team all weekend. "It would've been a fairytale to finish that one out, but sometimes it's not meant to be". "If he'd defended the inside initially out of 14 or even halfway down the straight, and I'd still continued to go to the inside, then yeah, that's my decision to put my auto in danger". Read More »

Green Bay Packers: Damarious Randall traded to Browns for DeShone Kizer

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After one hard season, the Browns threw DeShone Kizer away. The Packers are getting a young backup quarterback to sit behind Aaron Rodgers , and one that should be an upgrade over Brett Hundley . The move makes sense for both teams. Green Bay traded a legitimate starter for a guy who, if everything goes to plan, won't ever have to play in 2018 or 2019. Read More »

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard could return this week

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Leonard finally made his season debut on December 12 (Dec. 13, PHL time), scoring 13 points in 15 minutes as the Spurs lost to the Mavericks. In nine games, Leonard is averaging 16.2 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.0 steals. The Spurs have withered in his absence, dropping 13-of-20 games following Saturday's (Sunday, PHL time) 104-94 loss to the Thunder - their worst stretch since 1996-97, the season before Duncan's arrival started a run of dominance featuring five championships ... Read More »

Batshuayi strikes late for Dortmund to beat Frankfurt 3-2

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Danny Blum looked to have sealed a draw for Frankfurt with an equaliser a minute into time added on, but Batshuayi had the last word with his second goal two minutes later. The scoring was not over though, Batshuayi leaving his mark on a breathless contest by hammering in an unstoppable 94th-minute finish to claim all three points for his side. Read More »

NCAA Tournament: Florida State receives second straight berth

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According to Mizzou's student-athlete handbook, any athlete arrested for driving under the influence will be suspended from team activities for at least one week for a first offense. This will be the Seminoles 16th appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The Mizzou basketball program says it is "aware of the incident" and will have no further comment at this time. Read More »

Marco Reus extends Borussia Dortmund contract to 2023

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After signing the five-and-a-half year extension, Reus said: "I am happy and proud to be able to announce today that I'll continue to wear the shirt of Borussia. "Marco improves any team". Reus, whose previous deal was due to run out at the end of next season, allegedly turned down "the best clubs in the world" to stay at the Westfalenstadion, according to Dortmund's chairman Hans-Joachim Watzke. Read More »

Breaking down the NCAA tourney — March Madness

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When did actually winning games stop mattering? Over on the MI side, they're now 28-7 on the year. Some of the biggest names in college basketball are in the region. It also features arguably the nation's most electric player in Trae Young, who led Oklahoma in as a No. 10 seed despite going 2-8 down the stretch. "I think it's been different each year", Wright said. Read More »

Anantnag: Three terrorists killed in encounter

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The fire was retaliated by the security forces ensuing an encounter. Police identified two slain militants as Eisa Fazili of Srinagar and Syed Owais of Kokernag (Anantnag) and said the identity of their third accomplice is being ascertained. Read More »

Ireland suffer World Cup setback against West Indies

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Defending 263, the hosts put in a strong all-round bowling display to complete their third successive victory, beating Hong Kong by 89 runs by of the Cricket World Cup Qualifier. West Indies middle-order batsmen Rovman Powell contributed 101 runs and registered win for his team. Afghanistan need Nepal to beat Hong Kong to reach the Super Sixes, after finishing their Group B campaign with a six-wicket win over the Nepalese. Read More »

Martin Truex Jr. wins the NASCAR Cup Series pole in Phoenix

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Parking that thing in victory lane is the most powerful thing, most powerful message you can send, and says the most about our organization and our team.”. Stewart-Haas Racing has until Monday to appeal the penalties. “How many appeals have you seen overturned?” he explained. Kevin Harvick was second behind Kyle Busch on the restart. Read More »

Kenya beat England to storm Canada 7s Semis

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Australia were convincingly beaten 31-14 by England in the playoff for fifth at the rugby sevens world series round in Vancouver. Canada gave the home crowd much to cheer about at BC Place, battling hard to open their account with a 19-19 draw against Australia and a narrow 28-21 loss to Las Vegas champions U.S. Read More »

Colts have potential new trade partner in Bills

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Wednesday. In two moves that shook the National Football League landscape within a two-hour span, the Browns acquired the former Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl wideout and Buffalo Bills QB for a 2018 third, fourth and a 2019 seventh round pick. Read More »

Griz to face MI in NCAA Tournament

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First up for Michigan State will be 14th-seeded Bucknell , champions of the Patriot League, in a 7:10 p.m. ET start on Friday, March 16. "They keep them close to where they are. Last year's Wolverines faced a tougher route as they advanced to the Sweet 16 as just a seven seed. "We've beaten some quality teams", Thomas said. Read More »

Bale is still 'crucial' part of Read Madrid's plans - Zidane

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But it was also thought that Neymar wanted to exit Lionel Messi's shadow at the Camp Nou; to become the centrepiece of a side he could carry to Champions League glory. Barcelona, however, is not the only club Neymar is reportedly targeting as a potential way out of Paris Saint-Germain. "I don't have to say if [criticism of Benzema] is unfair or not", Zidane said. Read More »

Pacers hold on for 99-97 victory over Celtics

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Stevens said Horford tried to head to the arena for the game but the training staff told him to stay home. Stevens discussed the challenges of trying to stop IN already down a pair of starters and why Smart will be locked onto Dipo. During their last five games, the Celtics have scored an average of 117.0 points per game (12.4 above their season average) and allowed an average of 105.0 points per game (4.8 above their season average). Read More »

England's Hughes and Lawes out of Ireland finale

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The Leinster back was near flawless against Scotland although one crucial mistake from him costing Ireland a try but he was relentless and playing as well as he ever has. We're struggling with our game a little bit and we're learning from these games. "I don't understand where England have been mentally in the last two games". Read More »

TL;DR: South Africa in lead after hard-fought day

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Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has asked his players to show more respect to their opponents in the wake of incidents that overshadowed the first Test against South Africa in Durban. Rabada's rampage continued in the final session, when he dismissed Pat Cummins for a golden duck then skittled Mitchell Starc's stumps. In all he took 5/36 in 8 overs but significantly he took his 5 wickets in the space of 18 balls for just 13 runs. Read More »

Hampton to play Notre Dame in the NIT

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Temple (17-15, 8-10 American Athletic Conference) earned a No. 5 seed in the National Invitational Tournament on Sunday and will face No. 4 Penn State on Wednesday at 8 p.m.at the Bryce Jordan Center on Penn State's campus. Hampton defeated Florida A&M in the conference quarterfinals and North Carolina A&T in the semifinals. NIT games are being televised by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Read More »

Fiorentina wins emotional 1st match since Davide Astori's death

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Fans in the stands held messages and banners and chanted "one captain, there's only one captain!". Astori wore the number 13 shirt and the match stopped after 13 minutes, with 60 seconds applause taking place. The Fiorentina captain died in his sleep one week ago. Hugo celebrated the goal with his teammates before holding up a t-shirt bearing Astori's image and then saluting it. Read More »

Roger Federer earns scrappy win over Federico Delbonis at Indian Wells

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When is Nick Kyrgios playing next? . It was a determined Delbonis who looked to have been eased by the clearer conditions and he forced Federer to rescue a break point in the second game after the restart. Federer will maintain his No. 1 ranking if he advances to the semifinals at Indian Wells. He now shares the record with Novak Djokovic, who suffered a shock second-round exit to qualifier Taro Daniel. Read More »

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero out for two weeks with knee injury

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Guardiola wants to sign off in positive fashion but is taking nothing for granted against the relegation-threatened Potters, despite thrashing them 7-2 earlier in the season. The Blues have a sparse fixture list in the coming weeks despite the fact they are gunning to clinch the league title in record time and are preparing for the Champions League quarter-finals. Read More »

Home form in final stretch key to West Ham survival, says Moyes

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West Ham's day of shame was sparked after Ashley Barnes had given Burnley the lead with a fine strike and the revolt which ensued has dominated Sunday's papers. I am going to protect myself for sure. Investigations are underway by the club and Premier League , and an emergency meeting of all stakeholders has been called following the ugly scenes on Saturday. Read More »

After Hazard's complaints Conte recalls his own clash with the boss

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The gaffer hints that he trusts the two forwards but refused to guarantee them a place in the starting line-up against Palace. One has to go on the bench. My stupid answer was: 'We are winning, but I'm not happy because I'm not enjoying the role the coach chose to give me'. ANTONIO CONTE admits his Champions League rookies face an uphill battle to pull off a shock against Barcelona . Read More »

Stock Markets Rise After Trump Sets Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

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The officials said all European Union countries, including Britain which is leaving the European Union, were behind the Commission, which handles trade issues for the 28 governments. But the administration has yet to provide any clarity on what that would look like. Trump said that other countries can apply for exemptions, although details of when they would be granted were thin. Read More »