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Final Four: Michigan ends Cinderella run of Loyola with strong second half

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MI is moving on to the national championship game for the first time since 2013 after ending Loyola-Chicago's incredible run in the NCAA Tournament. The inductees also include Ray Allen, Maurice Cheeks, Tina Thompson, coach Lefty Driesell, Charlie Scott, longtime executive Rick Welts, NBA executive Rod Thorn, Katie Smith, the late Ora Mae Washington and Croatian star Dino Radja. Read More »

Real Madrid coach Zidane satisfied with victory at Las Palmas

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Gareth Bale won and converted another spot-kick six minutes into the second half. Manager Zinedine Zidane wants his key players fully fit for their Champions League clash with Juventus on Tuesday. Real Madrid , though, further extended their lead on 51 minutes with another penalty. "The second half was very end-to-end, we created a lot of chances that we didn't score". Read More »

Wizards' John Wall to return from injury Saturday

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The Wizards have lost four of five. Washington had their winning ways halted at one as they fell 103-92 on the road to the Pistons Thursday night. Wizards: John Wall (Knee - Questionable), Otto Porter Jr . (14.6 points, 6.4 boards, 1.56 steals) continues to move along his development curve. Wizards: Markieff Morris had three points and three rebounds in nine first-quarter minutes but was then ruled out with flu-like symptoms. Read More »

Ex-terrorist shot dead in JK's Pulwama

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On the hand another another gunfight is underway in Shopian district, police said. They added that Ashraf was also working as SPO and was posted in Srinagar . Consequently it was learnt that he was working as SPO and was now off duty. After the incident took place, the security agencies rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area in order to contain the accused militants. Read More »

Injured Spurs Star Kawhi Leonard Returns to NY for Rehab

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This is Leonard's second extended trip to NY to consult with his own outside medical team and workout at the NBPA's Manhattan facility. He made his 2017-18 debut in December after missing the start of the season, but he has not played since January 13 because of his balky quad. Read More »

Guardiola's men one win away from title

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Leroy Sane put City ahead with a sumptuous volley from David Silva's pin-point cross in the fourth minute before Gabriel Jesus increased City's lead eight minutes later, the Brazilian forward heading in from Kevin De Bruyne's cross. Read More »

IOC president meets North Korean leader Kim

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Kim Jong-un reportedly thanked Tomas Bach for walking the extra mile to have North Korean athletes attend this February's Winter Games in South Korea . Athletes from North and South Korea marched under a unified peninsula flag at the opening ceremony in PyeongChang, and the two Koreas have seen a significant thaw in tensions since. Read More »

A weather warning has been issued for all of Ireland

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Easter Sunday will remain dry in northern parts. For Monday, current indications suggest that a nearby area of low pressure will throw up organised bands of heavy blustery rain, with threat of some wintry falls. And the snow doesn't stop on Easter Monday morning with the north to be pelted with more. The rain will be the worst in Ulster and Leinster with some hail and a risk of thunder. Read More »

Sloane Stephens Wins 2nd Biggest Career Title at Miami Open

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Sloane Stephens poses with the championship trophy at the 2017 US Open \on September 9, 2017 in Queens, N.Y. "There's so many awesome things that come with moving a tournament". The American, who beat Garbine Muguruza, Angelique Kerber and Victoria Azarenka on her way to the final, then raised her game to wrap up victory easily, proving much more solid in set two as Ostapenko remained erratic. Read More »

Benitez hails valuable win as Newcastle edge closer to 40-point target

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Benitez, who took his side to a training camp in Spain during the global break, said: "This week, we were training really well - apart from yesterday". They had only kept three shutouts in their first 13 home league games this season before this run. A third successive home win, with Manchester United and Southampton having left Tyneside empty-handed, would nevertheless provide a major boost and leave Huddersfield still in the thick of the fight. Read More »

Wie posts bogey free 5-under second round at ANA Inspiration

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Sung Hyun Park, Pernilla Lindberg, Jessica Korda, So Yeon Ryu, Michelle Wie , Jin Young Ko, Lexi Thompson, Danielle Kang, Paula Creamer, Eun-Hee Ji, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome and Inbee Park were among those in the field at the outset of the LPGA Tour's ANA Inspiration 2018 this week in California. Read More »

Sunrisers Hyderabad pick up Alex Hales replacing David Warner

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Sunrisers were quick to announce their new captain in New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson. However, David Warner is yet to be replaced for a batsman that who justify the gap that he has left behind him. It is a like-for-like replacement as Warner is also an opener. Hales will miss two Royal London One-Day Cup matches, and maybe more if Sunrisers reach the playoff stage in late May. Read More »

How to Watch Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund

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Bayern Munich are the only team from the Bundesliga that made it into the quarter finals, leaving Dortmund and RB Leipzig behind in the group stage of the tournament. Bayern is also keen on letting go of their aging wingers in order to bring fresh faces at the Allianz Arena. It is believed that the German champions are intent on refreshing their squad over the summer by infusing some young blood into the side to replace some of their ageing stars like Franck Ribery , Arjen ... Read More »

Lukaku scores 100th EPL goal as Man United beat Swansea 2-0

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Swansea is in 14th place but in no way safe in the relegation battle, as the Swans uncomfortably rest just three points above the drop zone. United welcome Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo back in to the squad after they recovered from injuries that have kept them out for nearly two months. Read More »

Ray Wilkins in coma after suffering cardiac arrest

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Lampard's ex-Chelsea team-mate Didier Drogba posted: "Just found out about the news, be strong Ray Wilkins and family". He is now working for both Sky Sports News and talkSPORT, but his involvement with those two publications is now on hold as the 61-year-old fights for his life in hospital. Read More »

Joel Embiid Diagnosed With a Concussion, Will Undergo Surgery For Orbital Fracture

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Embiid, who leads the Sixers with 22.9 points and 11 rebounds in 63 games, helped the team clinch their first playoff berth since 2012. When Embiid goes to the bench, the 76ers have been outscored by 3.9 points per 100 possessions. Brown had said before the game that the focus without Embiid would be their pace of play and their 3-point shooting. "I really do see opportunities and this thing is one of them where you can try different things". Read More »

PSG in advanced talks with rumoured Antonio Conte successor

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However, he held out for the United job as PSG hired Unai Emery , on the back of his three successive Europa League victories with Sevilla. Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Henrique has attempted to diffuse speculation regarding the future of manager Unai Emery . Read More »

Emotional Warner apologises for ball-tampering, may appeal ban

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Australian batsman David Warner has broken down in tears as he apologised for the role he played in the ball-tampering scandal. . The Australian ball-tampering scandal has rocked cricket to its core, resulting in the suspension of three players and a head coach on his way out. Read More »

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards' Memorable Season Comes to an End in Final Four

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While Louisville isn't as proficient shooting from the perimeter as Mississippi State, the Cardinals are still 14th in the country in 3-point shooting percentage. The Bulldogs will meet the Fighting Irish (34-3) on Sunday at 6 p.m.in the national title game. What the Bulldogs must do is limit Louisville's second unit from providing a wave of energy coming off the bench as the Cardinals have had won five games this season when they have trailed at the half. Read More »

Sam Ryder takes lead at rain-delayed Houston Open

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But while all four hope to make that trip with a win, Dunne admitted that he "can't be thinking about the Masters " and a trip down Magnolia Lane but must concentrate instead on doing well enough on limited PGA Tour starts to earn his USA card. Read More »

Chelsea duo Courtois and Christensen in danger of missing Tottenham game

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This is a rivalry that has intensified in recent years, thanks in no small part to the infamous " Battle of the Bridge " where Mauricio Pochettino's men were pipped to the title nearly two years ago after racing into a 2-0 lead. Although Conte led Chelsea to the Premier League title in his first season in charge the Blues have struggled this term, with the FA Cup their only remaining hope of silverware, and Conte accepts Spurs are now ahead of his side in their development. Read More »

Loris Karius states his prediction for Crystal Palace v Liverpool FC

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Joe Gomez will be out for three to four weeks after sustaining an ankle injury on worldwide duty with England. "Emre is out for the weekend", added Klopp. For a manager of Liverpool the whole season is about at least qualification for the Champions League. I saw the 95 minutes against Man United. In the 21st century, Liverpool and Palace have faced each other 17 times , and the head-to-head record is now in the London outfit's favour-they have won eight to Liverpool's seven, with ... Read More »

Antonio Conte praises Alvaro Morata ahead of Chelsea's clash with Tottenham

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The Blues are enduring a hard season and will see the Spurs game as a must-win, with their London rivals now ahead in fourth place by a sizable total of five points. Antonio Conte says the last couple of weeks have been significant for Alvaro Morata, and reports the striker is now in top shape as we approach the closing weeks of the campaign. Read More »

Ryan Braun's ninth-inning home run lifts Brewers past Padres

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The Brewers will counter with RHP Jhoulys Chacin , who went 13-10 with a 3.89 ERA with San Diego last season . Both hits came off Padres right-handed reliever Adam Cimber, who took the loss in his major-league debut. Even more impressive was the 56 strikeouts and only three walks. Jonathan Viller singled home Pina and Aguilar scored on a ground out by Lorenzo Cain. Read More »

Joseph Parker: Anthony Joshua's weight loss proves he's taking me seriously

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It is one of the most evocative titles in sport: the world heavyweight boxing champion. A 78,000-strong crowd is expected at Cardiff's Principality Stadium where Joshua attempts to become the first to defeat WBO champion Parker in his first fight since those present at his victory over Carlos Takam booed through dissatisfaction at its conclusion. Read More »

Notre Dame shocks UConn on last-second shot in OT

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UCONN selflessness: When you're on a team full of McDonald's All-Americans (as all of these Final Four teams are), you either tend to clash with your teammates or trust the talent you're surrounded by wholeheartedly. The Huskies (36-1) led 41-34 at the half before Notre Dame rallied. After last year's loss to Mississippi State in the Final Four, the Huskies are on a mission to add a 12th National Title to their program with an even more heightened sense of motivation. Read More »

Yankees place OF Hicks on DL

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The center fielder, who was limited to 88 games in 2017, dealt with oblique injuries last season. The team is hopeful that outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will be back by the end of next week, as he's expected to return from his oblique injury. Read More »

Thomas Rawls leaving Seahawks, reportedly signs with Jets

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An undrafted rookie in 2015, Rawls burst onto the scene in Seattle as a between-the-tackles fill-in for an injured Marshawn Lynch . His 5.6 yards per carry were tops in the NFL. The undrafted player out of Central Michigan started his college career at Michigan. "The 5'9", 215-pounder also recorded 31 receptions for 266 yards and one score. Read More »