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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mary Kom wins gold

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A representational image. Canada's Alexander Moore (in red) wrestles with Jamaica's Kevin Wallen in men's FS 86Kg quarterfinal wrestling match at the Commonwealth Games on Gold Coast on 14 April 2018. This is the Indian boxer's first medal at Commonwealth Games and probably the last as she is expected to retire after this tournament. In the final, Anish began with successive fives to take the lead and held on to it brilliantly to finish with 30 - another Games record. Read More »

Joshua ready to fight Wilder for $50m

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Certainly between two heavyweight world champions. Wilder has stated that he is ready to come to the United Kingdom and fight, which will be music to AJ's ears as he feels more comfortable boxing at home, in his own time zone. "Nevertheless, there's many heavyweights out there that are serious". When these guys haven't got much to lose they're more serious, they know they've got everything to gain. Read More »

Aggressive Spurs can exploit City's frailty

As always, feel free to post to your own Manchester City and/or Tottenham starting XI predictions , as well as your score predictions , in the comments section below. As for Manchester City , a fourth defeat will be a disaaster of sorts and will take the gloss of their eventual title win at some point in the coming weeks. Read More »

Commonwealth Games 2018: Paddler Manika Batra wins Gold in Women's Singles

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India's M C Mary Kom beat Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland to win the 48 kg women's boxing gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Manika, thus ensured India the 24th Gold in the marquee tournament which concludes on Sunday. Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy also enjoyed strong performances to advance to the semi-finals in both the doubles categories. Ashwini and N Sikki Reddy comfortably thrashed the Sri Lankan pair of Hasini Ambalangodage and Madushika Dilrukshi ... Read More »

Salah, De Bruyne, Kane on PFA shortlist

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City's Belgian star has been largely superb all season and was at his best early in the term as the Sky Blues took a stranglehold on the Premier League title. Sane has improved his consistency this term and developed into arguably the league's best left winger, while Silva has continued to be one the division's best midfielders, despite enduring a hard time off the field due to his young son's health issues. Read More »

FSU Quarterback Deondre Francois Facing Marijuana Charge

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It's another wrinkle in Florida State's three-man battle for the top spot on the depth chart in Taggart's up-tempo, spread, power rushing offense. This week's run-in with the law isn't Francois' first this offseason. Francois missed nearly all of 2017 after tearing his patella tendon in the season opener against Alabama. Even though it occurred late in Jimbo Fisher's tenure, Taggart also was not pleased that Francois chose to miss a late-season game against Delaware State to go home. Read More »

Jackson and Olding to leave Ulster

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Mr Olding has since apologised for the hurt and upset he caused the woman and her family in question. A jury of eight men and three women found Jackson, 26, and Olding, 25, unanimously not guilty of rape after deliberating for three hours and 45 minutes after a marathon nine-week trial at Belfast Crown Court. Read More »

CWG 2018: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sumit clinch Gold, Sakshi Malik gets Bronze

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Meanwhile, her compatriot Sakshi Malik defeated New Zealand's Tayla Ford 6-5 in the women's 62kg category to add another bronze to her bag (she had won bronze in the 2016 Rio Olympics). Earlier, shooter Sanjeev Raput won a Gold medal in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions with a new Games Record of 454.5. Sumit defeated Pakistan's Tayab Raza 10-4 in a dramatic final bout. Read More »

Los Angeles Kings at Vegas Golden Knights Free Prediction 4/13/18

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The Los Angeles Kings and Vegas Golden Knights meet Friday in game two of the NHL Western Conference First Round Playoffs at the T-Mobile Arena. L.A.'s offense also must be better after being shut out in Game 1. He led the game with 10 hits, and along with his linemates Pierre-Edouard Bellemare and Tomas Nosek , provided a huge spark for Vegas on Wednesday. Read More »

Boxer Mary Kom wins 18th Gold Medal for India

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They also claimed that a third athlete, weightlifting bronze medallist Vikas Thakur, was part of the investigation. Kom, 35, is a former five-time world amateur champion who won a bronze medal in the 51-kilogram division at the London Olympics in 2012, but failed to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016. Read More »

Detroit Lions 2018 NFL Draft: 4-Round Mock 2.0

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Thanks to the trade they made with the Houston Texans during the 2017 NFL Draft, they also hold the No. 4 pick, so their camp must be plenty busy right about now. "I just felt like I had a lot of unfinished business here and I owe my team a lot from previous year, so I chose to come back and give them all I got", he said. Read More »

Thunder suspend play-by-play man one game for Westbrook comment

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After an assist in a game earlier this week, Davis said the Thunder's star point guard was "out of his cotton-picking mind". He assures us it was not meant in any sort of offensive or derogatory manner and he apologizes. "It is with great remorse and humility that I accept this suspension for the insensitive words I used during Wednesday's broadcast", the statement, shared on Twitter by reporter Royce Young, read. Read More »

Leafs suffer huge loss as National Hockey League suspends Nazem Kadri three games

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Boston went on to win the game 5-1. This is Kadri's fourth career suspension . He was issued a three-game suspension for elbowing goaltender Niklas Backstrom in the head in 2013, he was issued a four-game suspension in 2015 for a hit to the head of Matt Fraser , and he was issued a four-game suspension in 2016 for a cross-check to the head of Luke Glendening . Read More »

Alcester trainer Skelton eyeing glory in the 2018 Grand National

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Oddschecker spokesperson George Elek commented: "Jockey Katie Walsh has been championing Baie Des Iles chances for the National and punters are buying into the hype around the horse trained by her husband". He would be more tentative than fearless, which is exactly what you need because a courageous horse could land on top of it. The ground staff at Aintree will be busy tending to those famous spruce-topped fences and the course is sure to be in pristine condition ahead of the start ... Read More »

MSU Interim President Engler responds to payoff claim by Nassar survivor

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She added that she followed up with Rachel, who told her she had never met with Engler - and never gave a dollar amount. That's when Lorincz was cut off and told her time was up, as the crowd chanted, "Let her speak". "No one has given him a number". Lorincz's attorney, Jamie White, said this isn't the first time Engler has engaged with one of his clients without his permission. Read More »

Cavaliers to use 10-man rotation to start playoffs

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But Darren Collison would give the Cavs plenty of trouble this season. The series moves back to IN next weekend, with a 7:00 p.m. start for Game 3 on Friday night and an 8:30 p.m. But Lue has depth and intends to use it. When you have the best player in the world, you are formidable. Not Lue. Not this year. The Cavaliers went into the offseason with Kyrie Irving at the point, started this regular season with Derrick Rose at the point, started the new year with Isaiah Thomas ... Read More »

Arsenal handed toughest Europa League draw possible

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The competition remains Arsenal's salvation this season because it represents their only chance of winning silverware and is their only realistic opportunity of qualifying for the Champions League given their poor domestic form. "A club of Arsenal's size and history belongs in the Champions League". "I played the first game of the season in the Community Shield and I proved I can play for Arsenal and will continue to fight for my position", the midfielder said about thegame. Read More »

American boxer wearing pro-Trump shorts gets knocked out by Mexican

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Vargas seized control of the fight in the fifth round after landing a punch on Salka's chin that dropped the fighter to his knees. There has been no word on who ended up paying for the wall shorts. When Vargas continued the punishment in the sixth round, Salka's team had the fight stopped. Vargas (25-1-1, 18 KOs) came into the fight looking to rebound after losing to Miguel Berchelt in January 2017 and was sidelined for much of the year after getting scar tissue removed from above both of ... Read More »

NCAA Announces Major Rule Change To College Football

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On Friday, the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel voted to approve a drastic rule change on kickoffs that will change what happens if a player decides to call a fair catch. The kickoff is one of the most unsafe plays in football. Offensive players will not be allowed to block below the waist when the block occurs more than 5 yards beyond the line of scrimmage, and all blocks below the waist must be from the front (other than those made by interior linemen). Read More »

Mark Sanchez Reportedly Suspended 4 Games for NFL PED Violation

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The four-game suspension will make it tougher for Sanchez to find a gig. Sanchez never played like the franchise quarterback the Jets envisioned when they selected him with their No. ".My test history and pharmacological science confirm I was not cheating and the positive test was the result of incidental and isolated exposure to a banned substance". Read More »

Wizards' Jodie Meeks reportedly suspended 25 games for doping

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It is regrettable that the National Basketball Association has prematurely taken action against Jodie today. According to league rules, Meeks will have to sit while he appeals the suspension. Meeks averaged 6.3 points per game off the bench for the Wizards this season, and though he didn't have his best season shooting the ball provided a 3-point threat. Read More »

Seahawks sign ex-Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski

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The team confirmed the 1-year agreement with the Pro-Bowler on Friday afternoon. The Seahawks have not re-signed kicker Blair Walsh, who became an unrestricted free agent this offseason. Seattle also signed former Jaguars kicker Jason Myers , the only other kicker now on their roster, in January. Back in 2016, he was still quite productive, hitting on 29 of his 37 attempts while making 37 of his 39 extra point tries. Read More »

Dolphins cheerleader files complaint against National Football League, alleges religious and gender discrimination

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Some might say that being made fun of or mocked because of your virginity doesn't exactly constitute discrimination, but the Washington Post has more details from the complaint that definitely help her case. 'It was like a bus hit me, ' Ware told the Post. The silence needs to end. "The NFL and all NFL member clubs support fair employment practices", NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said. Read More »

CWG: Shooter Tejaswini Sawant takes silver in women's 50m Rifle Prone

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Tejaswini might not have participated in the 2018 Glasgow Games, the 2006 and 2010 editions has seen Tejaswini claim medals, including two gold in 2006. For Arjuna awardee Sawant, who in 2010 became the first Indian sportswoman to win gold at the World Shooting Championship, today's medal will put in the shade her disappointing showing at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Read More »

Mets C has broken hand, leaving team thin behind plate

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A veteran of five-plus seasons, d'Arnaud missed significant time to injury in both 2015 and 2016. Plawecki suffered the injury Wednesday after getting hit by a Tayron Guerrero pitch in the eighth inning of a game against the Marlins. NY said before Friday's game against Milwaukee that Plawecki was being put on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. D'Arnaud was diagnosed earlier this week with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Read More »

Premier League clubs vote to delay VAR introduction

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The system, which is being trialled in this season's FA Cup , will be further tested throughout the 2018/19 campaign. It has been brought into use fully in the Bundesliga and will be used at the upcoming summer FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation, but Premier League clubs felt that now isn't the time to implement it in the world's richest league, that verdict delivered on Friday in an Premier League statement. Read More »