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Del Potro defeats Federer to win Indian Wells title

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Roger Federer continued his win record for this season and won his 17th consecutive match here. The victory kept Federer's hopes of winning a record sixth Indian Wells title alive but first he will have to get past the big-hitting Argentine, who got the better of the Swiss in the US Open quarter-finals in September. Read More »

Kermit Davis Says Ole Miss Basketball Will Respect Flag, National Anthem

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Editor's note: The Rebel Walk's Justin Dial and Jake Evans attended Monday's press conference introducing Kermit Davis as the next men's basketball coach at Ole Miss and collaborated on this article. Ole Miss also paid his $700,000 buyout from Middle Tennessee. "I'm incredibly honored and excited to be the basketball coach at the University of MS", said Davis. Read More »

Real Madrid star reveals offer from Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool

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Zinedine Zidane revelled in a insane 5-3 victory at Real Betis for Real Madrid in La Liga on Sunday, the champions coming from 2-1 behind at the break to win. Real Madrid trained without injured left-back Marcelo on Monday ahead of their midweek La Liga game at Leganes. The win takes Real to within a point of third-placed Valencia. Read More »

Gov. Reportedly To Name Hyde-Smith To Vacant Cochran Seat

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Hyde-Smith, who now serves as state Ag Commissioner, would be the first woman from MS to serve in Congress. Governor Phil Bryant must name a replacement for Senator Thad Cochran who retires in less than 2 weeks. In 1986, Espy became the first African-American in modern times to win a congressional seat in Mississippi. But more recently McDaniel, who has a strong following among grass-roots conservatives, announced he was switching to a race for Cochran's seat no matter who was ... Read More »

NFL Poised To Change Ambiguous Catch Rule

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New York Giants owner John Mara, a member of the competition committee, told ESPN last month that he thinks the group is "unanimous" that the catch rule needs to be changed. Players will not be penalized for not completely maintaing control of the football when they're in the process of going to the ground. Vincent also said that only indisputable video evidence will change the call on the field rather than the previous "clear and obvious" requirement. Read More »

Jose Mourinho criticises his players again

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Although Jason Burt - chief football correspondent at The Telegraph - sympathised with Shaw's predicament at United, he thinks the culture within football clubs leaves footballers unable to take responsibility on a personal level with the media. Read More »

Patriots bringing back former UCLA Bruin Matthew Slater

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Reiss expounds more on the contract in his piece on ESPN. Slater, 32, has played the entirety of his 10-year career with New England, where he has emerged as one of the league's premier special teams players. After each win, Slater leads locker room speeches that many fans should be familiar with by now. In fact, he won the NFL's Bart Starr Award in 2017, an award given to the player who best exudes character and leadership. Read More »

Adams' Oklahoma City Thunder blow late lead against Celtics

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Irving had already been ruled out for Tuesday's contest against the Thunder, which means Irving is slated to miss the next five games while resting his knee. He finished with 14 points, six assists and six rebounds. At the other end of the court, with just 1.8 seconds left on the clock, Marcus Morris hit a three-pointer to put the Celtics in front 99-100. Read More »

Stephen Curry cleared to return to practice

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The point guard will then have two days of practice as well as Friday's shootataround to prove his health to head coach Steve Kerr and earn his spot back in the lineup. Without Curry, the Warriors are 13-8, but with him in the team they are 40-10. The former is out with an incomplete rib cartilage fracture, while the latter has a fractured right thumb. Read More »

Team LeBron wins NBA All-Star Game 148-145

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James revealed that when he and Curry picked the teams last month, James (who had the first overall pick because he garnered the most fan votes) chose Durant , then Anthony Davis , then Irving, and DeMarcus Cousins. You don't have the months or years of synergy built up like with your actual team, but you're surrounded by the guys in the league who are called upon to make something out of nothing on a nightly basis. Read More »

How does the signing of Morgan Burnett change the Steelers' offeason plan?

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The 29-year-old played mostly as a box safety in 2017, per Next Gen Stats, providing range, coverage against tight ends and running backs, and solid tackling. It took some time for the Pittsburgh Steelers to get going but fans should be happy to see them dive head first into free agency. The Steelers have already jettisoned Mike Mitchell and Robert Golden this offseason. Read More »

Ryan Bertrand has backed Mark Hughes to keep Southampton up

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The Hammers are two points above the Saints who sit in the relegation zone with eight games remaining. Besides West Brom, who look increasingly likely to be relegated after being cut adrift, the tightly congested bottom half of the Premier League is making things very hard to call. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur set remarkably low £44m Alderweireld asking price

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Ian Wright believes that Tottenham Hotspur's clash with Manchester United in the FA Cup semi-finals could be a pivotal moment of Mauricio Pochettino's reign at the club. If Tottenham did have to cash in on Alderweireld, they should really be setting their sights higher than £44 million. But Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is reportedly refusing to go beyond £100,000 a week. Read More »

Orioles closing in on signing Alex Cobb

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The ERA was better than any of Baltimore's primary starters, while the WHIP trailed only Dylan Bundy (1.20). The belief is that Cobb was seeking a contract of at least four years and the Orioles' policy has been to avoid free-agent contracts beyond three years. Read More »

Jose Mourinho has already identified £40m Luke Shaw replacement for Man Utd

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Midfielder Nemanja Matic was the only Manchester United player to escape getting thrown under the bus by manager Jose Mourinho yesterday after the team's 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion in the FA Cup quarterfinals . When I give something to the players, it's expensive for them - it's not cheap. Blind has been dropped from the Dutch squad to face England after making just three league starts this season. Read More »

Dodgers' Justin Turner Breaks Wrist After Being Hit by Pitch

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With the season starting a week from Thursday, it's rather obvious Turner will start the season on the disabled list, but there has to be hope here that Turner will be able to return before April ends. Farhan Zaidi, the team's general manager, was optimistic about the options he has to replace Turner, with Logan Forsythe likely to play third base, but said the Dodgers would be weaker without him. Read More »

Allen Robinson recruiting former teammate Allen Hurns to join him in Chicago

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The Indianapolis Colts have slowly been increasing their activity in the free agent market ever since the first wave died down, and with the expected release of wide receiver Allen Hurns, it's time to increase the movement a bit more. He appeared in only 12 games last season and made only nine appearances in 2016. The acquisition of Hurns would provide second-year quarterback Mitchell Turbisky another proven asset in the passing game that could help him lead the Bears to success next season. Read More »

Trae Young Announces He'll Enter NBA Draft

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Young will leave to Los Angeles in the next day or two to immediately begin training. Young was named the Big 12 Freshman of the Year and was a semifinalist for the Naismith Trophy as national college player of the year. However, OU struggled down the stretch, losing nine out of their last 11 games, including their first round tournament game against Rhode Island. Young was a All-American at nearby Norman North High School, where he averaged 42.6 points per game his senior season. Read More »

Is Brock Lesnar next for Francis Ngannou in the UFC?

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As seen at the UFC 220 event at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on pay-per-view, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic successfully retained his title in the main event by scoring a dominant decision win over the title contender. "I fought a guy that was beneath me last time, so I want someone higher now", Hunt said referring to Blaydes. Kiwi UFC star Mark Hunt is pushing for a date with fellow heavy hitter Francis Ngannou in Hawaii later this year. Read More »

How Pedro kept Chelsea FC in the hunt for FA Cup glory

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The Blues are in danger of missing out on Champions League football next term as they sit five points off fourth-placed Tottenham. "After a game in the Champions League it wasn't easy for us to play 120 minutes". Morata had stung the palms of Kasper Schmeichel from the edge of the box and hit the outside of the post from the narrowest of angles before putting Chelsea in front three minutes before half-time. Read More »

SA vs AUS: Kagiso Rabada cleared to play the third Test

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He is free to play with immediate effect. Rabada had been slapped with three demerit points and a 50% fine after the second Test in Port Elizabeth when he was found guilty by Jeff Crowe, the match referee, of a Level 2 offence for making shoulder contact with Steven Smith. Read More »

Doug Ford touts 'united' Ontario PC caucus at Toronto rally

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Services some say the Liberals should have done years ago. Ford spoke candidly about courting voters from the other parties, said this election isn't about him - it's about the people of Ontario and their future. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, offered no specific numbers for the promised investments, simply saying they would be announced in the March 28 budget. "I can assure you the Liberals are watching us tonight", he told the crowd. Read More »