Saturday, 23 June 2018
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Thousands of fans get free tickets on Oakland A's 50th anniversary

perth_map

The Athletics are celebrating their 50th anniversary, which is the reason for all the pomp and circumstance, but the throwback jerseys are the really eye-catching thing for those of us who can't make it to the Bay Area. After scoring 14 runs in the season opener, the Sox have plated 37 in their last 13 games. Mark Canha made it 3-0 with a single, and Stephen Piscotty completed the five-run uprising with a two-run double. Read More »

'Bhavesh Joshi Superhero' teaser: Harshvardhan Kapoor pulls off a vigilante superhero act

perth_map

After flooring us with the quirky posters of Harsvardhan Kapoor from Bhavesh Joshi , the makers have also released the teaser . The rest of the trailer follows a masked Kapoor fighting off the goons of the city. However, Bhavesh Joshi looks promising and may turn out to be an impressive addition to Bollywood superhero projects. The film promises some intense action and well-crafted hand combat fights, which have been designed by an worldwide crew. Read More »

Tom Brady: Hasn't made 2018 status official

perth_map

This seems to fly in the face of Brady saying he wants to play until he's in his fifties, but who knows . "I was told before the Super Bowl ", Wickersham said on WEEI, "that Robert Kraft had told people that 'Look, we've gotta find a way to limit Alex". Read More »

Dimitrov, Thiem rusty but reach Monte Carlo third round

This was their first meeting and the Japanese had to work hard to earn the win, especially in the opening set where he trailed 3-1 before he broke back and stole the set with another break in game 11. The 26-year-old, who won the Cincinnati Masters and the ATP Tour Finals last season, threw away an early break in the third set, but quickly refocused to finish off the spirited Herbert. Read More »

Mark Jackson, Jerry Stackhouse, David Fizdale on New York Knicks' list

perth_map

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer met with Phoenix Suns management and ownership on Monday and Tuesday, exploring the possibility of him becoming the Suns' next head coach, league sources told ESPN. Van Gundy, who now works as a commentator for ESPN, previously coached the Knicks from 1996-2001. Under Woodson, the Knicks went on to finish the season 18-6, which earned them a spot in the postseason. Read More »

Wentz hopes to be ready for Eagles' season opener

Wentz, a star Eagles quarterback, was on his way to an MVP campaign when he tore his ACL late in the season, sidelining him for the entirety of the team's first-ever run to a Super Bowl title. "I can assure you that I'll be smart about it". With the Eagles' offseason workouts in the early stages, Wentz bared a portion of the soul he'd kept hidden during the team's march to the Super Bowl championship last winter. Read More »

Twins, Indians Getting 26th Players for Puerto Rico

perth_map

Jose Ramirez and Michael Brantley added solo homers to begin the sixth inning to bump the Indians' lead to 4-0 and chase Odorizzi from the game. "When I passed the first base is that I see the fans celebrating and when I get to second base I had a better view of where my family is, and then I realize that all the fans were standing, celebrating, they screamed, I screamed, they jumped and jumped with them, and that's the way I have to play, I have always been that way and I will not ... Read More »

New Orleans Pelicans head home up 2-0

perth_map

Between him on the frontline and Anthony Davis at the rim, New Orleans has stymied the Trail Blazers offense. When he gets going, we're a totally different team. In his last six games played, Harkless averaged 14.8 points for the Blazers, who are looking to avoid falling down a 0-2 hole in the first round. Portland led 100-99 after a three-pointer from Moe Harkless with 3:20 remaining, but New Orleans scored the next eight points to take control. Read More »

LA Galaxy striker Ibrahimovic

perth_map

Ibrahimovic retired from worldwide duty in 2016 after the Euros but he's been dropping hints about a potential return for the World Cup in Russian Federation this year. Zlatan Ibrahimovic still hasn't officially confirmed he's playing in Russian Federation this summer. "The chance of me playing in the World Cup is skyhoga #FifaWorldCup2018", he tweeted. Read More »

Paul Merson delivers blunt verdict on Man United under Jose Mourinho

perth_map

In other words, the Red Devils have a a big gap to fill if they are to catch up to the Citizens next season. His first campaign had also finished trophyless. Pogba earned deserved praise for the brace he scored against Manchester City earlier this month that dragged Manchester United out of a hole and produced a stunning comeback win at the Etihad. Read More »

Capitals win in double overtime to avoid a 3-0 deficit

perth_map

Blue Jackets 3, Capitals 2, 2OT. Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson (13) shoots against the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game 3 of the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena. The Blue Jackets got a break two minutes later when a goal by the Capitals' Brett Connolly was waved off after a video replay showed he was offside bringing the puck down the ice. Read More »

Manchester City dominate Premier League team of the year

perth_map

Take a look through the gallery to reveal the official PFA Premier League Team of the Year . Manchester City midfielders David Silva and De Bruyne are joined by Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen in midfield. 1, while Jan Vertonghen and Nicolas Otamendi were named as the centre-back pairing, with fullbacks Kyle Walker and Marco Alonso completing the back four. Read More »

Margaret River Pro cancelled after shark attacks near Gracetown

perth_map

The two attacks on recreational surfers took place on Monday just hours and kilometres apart. The Margaret River Pro alone injected $5.5 million into the region's economy in 2017, while a significant amount of the state's revenue trickles in from water-based tourism every year. Read More »

Here's how the Red Sox tried to land Shohei Ohtani

perth_map

With a win, Ohtani would have become the first player in Major League history to win three games as a pitcher and hit three home runs by the end of April, according to research from the Elias Sports Bureau. One inning after Ohtani left, the Angels announced the right-hander had developed a blister during the second inning. Yet on Tuesday night, the Red Sox wouldn't let up. Read More »

Wenger calls for VAR in Premier League after Arsenal beaten at Newcastle

perth_map

But how did the Gunners fare on their trip to the north-east? Arsenal will take on Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final clash at The Emirates next Thursday. Sunday's 2-1 victory over Arsenal was the latest in a string of impressive results for the Tyneside outfit, who have significantly improved their form and have enjoyed a rise from 18th in the standings to a position in the top-half. Read More »

José Mourinho threatens to axe stars for FA Cup semi-final

perth_map

But it was the signings in areas City were falling short in, which have helped propel them from almost men into champions. "Champions! What a great feeling!" City's stars celebrated their unexpected early coronation in a myriad of ways on Sunday, with the majority of the squad heading to the Railway pub in Hale, where they celebrated long into the night with fans and captain Vincent Kompany gave a rousing victory speech. Read More »

Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo makes huge Major League Baseball claim

perth_map

It's just my opinion. "I also play first base, so I know my lane", he said. "Once you start taking money from guys, that's where it's going to be a little more dicey", Rizzo told Kaplan. Next year it might be 80 degrees on this particular day. The St, Louis Cardinals face the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley after game one was postponed due to weather . Read More »

Brown drops 30 as Celtics seize 2-0 series lead over Bucks

perth_map

The Celtics led by as many as 20 in the fourth. Milwaukee got as close as 107-97 with 4:13 to play. The Celtics opened as a three-point favorite but closed much lower at BetDSI as bettors thought Milwaukee was the play. Antetokounmpo finished with 30, but 18 came in the first half as the Celtics frustrated him in the second. Rozier was strong again in Game 2, but this time it was a wire-to-wire performance for the 24-year-old. Read More »

Barcelona Eyeing £60m Martial Deal

According to Le10 Sport , Martial believes a move to Arsenal would most suit his game and would allow him to flourish, in much the same way as it has his former Old Trafford teammate Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Anthony Martial's contract at Old Trafford will expire in the summer of 2019 but there are reports that the Frenchman is now frustrated at Manchester United . Read More »

MI vs DD IPL 2018 Match 9 Live Streaming

perth_map

DD dropped opener Colin Munro and their most potent asset Chris Morris to make way for English opener Jason Roy and Aussie pacer Daniel Christian. It also brought up the 100-run partnership for the first wicket with Suryakumar Yadav. Average total for the teams batting first at this venue is 165 and the corresponding for the same while batting second is 166. Over 3: 40/0 , In this over MI is on fire as they score 15 runs with the help of two 4's and a 6. Read More »

I have no problem with Bale: Zidane

perth_map

He said, "We shouldn't see the two games against Madrid as revenge or rematches from a year ago; we must believe in ourselves, remain calm and put up two strong games". "Of course, the encounters between these teams are nearly always unique, but we have to focus on standing up to a team like Real Madrid ". I gave him my word, and that's how we've always been. Read More »

Man United and Man City announce pre-season USA tours in July

perth_map

LIVERPOOL can pip Manchester United to second spot in the Premier League and secure Champions League glory. The three previous ICC matches at the Washington Redskins' venue attracted large crowds: Manchester United vs. August 4 Real Madrid vs. Juventus in Landover, Md. "I reckon they can beat Roma in the Champions League semi-final and then Real Madrid or Bayern Munich in the final, and what a season it will have been if that happens". Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne tells Manchester City to turn focus to Champions League

perth_map

According to The Sun , Jesse Lingard was the ringleader in mocking City players for doing so after their 3-2 defeat, and his Manchester United team-mates were similarly vocal about their comeback victory on social media. "We are just trying to improve a little bit more ". But the owners' patience will not last forever. "They are delighted with his impact, but winning the title was just one part of the mission. Read More »

Raptors aim for 2-0 lead on Wizards

perth_map

That sad streak finally came to an end Saturday, as Toronto defeated the Washington Wizards , 114-106, in Game 1 of their first round series. The sellout crowd roared when DeRozan forced a turnover and saved the ball from going out of bounds, then passed to Lowry who fed Wright for an alley-oop dunk with 3:38 left, putting Toronto up 125-107. Read More »

Lionel Messi likely to miss Barcelona's La Liga game against Celta Vigo

perth_map

We just need two more victories now. Brais Mendez then brought another brilliant stop out of Ter Stegen as the pressure grew. He was deservedly sent off 10 minutes after replacing Gomes. A reserve team, though, that included more than £500 million worth of players. Denis Suarez, who signed for Barca B from Manchester City, doesn't count. Read More »

Mock draft Monday: Updated seven-round Steelers mock draft

perth_map

The mock drafts will be coming out left and right as they do every season. I don't have an answer as to why, but I am sure that the influx of spread offenses in college has something to do with it. Cody Roark of Locked on Broncos selects Baker Mayfield , QB, Oklahoma. Have you weighed in on which position you think the Bucs should take with their first-round pick? How will we address the team's biggest needs, and will be actively looking to trade up or down throughout the draft? Here ... Read More »

Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win Pulitzer Prize for music

perth_map

DAMN . was nominated for several Grammy's in 2017 and took home the Grammy for Best Rap Album. Kendrick Lamar has become the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize for Music, a feat even more significant than it may seem. The Pulitzer committee recognized the team for their "relentless reporting that exposed the brutal killing campaign behind Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs". Read More »

Int'l Champions Cup: Real to face Juventus and Man Utd

perth_map

So where would Liverpool in the Premier League table without Salah's goals? Kane has won the Golden Boot the past two years, and finished last season with seven goals in his last two games. "We showed we have great character, that we can get points in every game". Liverpool have already earned £57m from this season's Champions League run and could cash in more than £70m, if they go on to lift their sixth European crown in Kiev this May. Read More »