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English Premier League: Man United stumble to 2nd at London Stadium

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Overall, I am pleased with the players all round. "We need a point to say that only one team was better than us, we need a point to say that 18 teams were not as good as us". Both players were booked. Mourinho picked Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard to lead the line for the 0-0 draw at the London Stadium, in the absence of the injured Romelu Lukaku . Read More »

Narine clobbers Kings XI to keep KKR in playoff race

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Caribbean carnage: Sunil Narine got the Knight Riders off to the flawless start blasting 75 from 36 balls, but the mind-boggling knock came at just the right time after he and Chris Lynn (27) went at a run-a-ball after the first 20 deliveries. Read More »

Gareth Bale hits brace in thumping Real Madrid win

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Gareth Bale , Toni Kroos and Luka Modric returned for Los Blancos, but Cristiano Ronaldo missed out for the European champions once again. The visitors' keeper, Sergio Alvarez , had no chance for the second after 30 minutes, as Bale, out wide right, fooled his marker and came inside to power a left-foot shot past Alvarez. Read More »

IPL 2018: DD Vs RCB Match Today Preview, Prediction, What To Expect

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Delhi Daredevils , on the other hand, had another sad season, as usual, taking an early exit from the competition with just six matches from 11 games played. When he returned to the field in the 16th over, he was smashed for two fours and two sixes by Karthik. This was the sixth successive win for RCB against DD at Kotla. Read More »

Tale Of The Tape: Jorge Linares Vs Vasyl Lomachenko

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Madison Square Garden in New York City was the host site for tonight's collaborative effort between Top Rank Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions to put on a highly anticipated main event between Vasyl Lomachenko and Jorge Linares for the WBA Lightweight Title. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton ends Sebastian Vettel's pole run in Spain

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Hamilton took pole for Melbourne's season-opener but missed out on each occasion since, as Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel claimed a hat-trick of top spots over one lap. It was straightforward in qualifying and then in Q3 during my first run I locked up a little bit in Turn 1, so my first sector was already slow. With the laps we put in I thought we would be more like a couple of tenths from pole, not six or seven, as our vehicle didn't feel too bad which is a little frustrating. Read More »

Imam-ul-Haq ready for Test debut

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Ireland now have a first-class structure involving three teams - Leinster, North and North West and Porterfield said establishing a solid foundation at domestic level was central to Irish cricket's long-term development. In 1901, the Gaelic Athletic Association banned the playing, or even watching, of "foreign" sports like cricket, and even though the ban ended in 1971, the perception of cricket as an "un-Irish" sport lingered. Read More »

UFC 224 Predictions 5/12/18 Who will win in Rio de Janeiro?

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Pennington is riding a four fight winning streak heading into UFC 224 . Raquel Pennington hasn't fought in two years. The twilight of their careers have followed nearly identical paths, both ending three-fight losing streaks with decision victories in their last outings. Read More »

Stricker trails leaders by one at Players Championship

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Woods, 42, did not play in any of the majors in 2016 and 2017 because of back problems, which resulted in multiple surgeries. They were last in the same group four years ago, but Mickelson sensed a chance to poke fun at the hype surrounding the pairing. Read More »

WestJet adding flights between Las Vegas, Winnipeg for playoffs

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The Knights were 2 and 1 against Winnipeg this season but Station Casinos now has the Jets favored to win the series. The others: the Detroit Red Wings in the 2010 Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Phoenix (now Arizona) Coyotes; the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2010 Western Conference Semifinals against the Vancouver Canucks; and Pittsburgh in the 2018 Eastern Conference First Round against the Philadelphia Flyers. Read More »

Second spot in the bag after bore draw at Irons

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David Moyes' side remains 15th in the table after securing their survival against Leicester last week. West Ham boss David Moyes paid tribute to his Republic of Ireland star Declan Rice, as he declared his satisfied with a point. "It was handled well", he said. But manager Sam Allardyce confirmed that Rooney has not yet asked to leave the club, saying: "My understanding is there seems to have been some negotiation along the line but as for clarity as to whether Wayne is staying or ... Read More »

Alonso & his future in F1

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That is, unless the series goes through a major competitive overhaul in the very near future to bring the midpack teams and even backmarkers closer to the front. "Winning a race in Formula 1 is obviously something that we dream for a long time, when you are a go-kart driver and you dream for Formula 1 . But I think everyone will have different answers in different parts of his career". Read More »

Sir Alex Ferguson out of intensive care after brain surgery

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After successfully establishing United as the biggest club in England, Ferguson retired from football in 2013, having led the Red Devils to their 20th Premier League title in his final season. "This friend of mine, he is not doing too well", Cantona said in a video on Eurosport's official Twitter feed captioned: The Commissioner of Football . Read More »

Mourinho's reaction to De Gea winning the Golden Glove

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The award caps another fine season for De Gea, who was also named in the PFA team of the year as well as United's player of the year and players' player of the year. "It was a really good season for me", said the Spain global. Heading into championship Sunday, i.e. the final game of the season, De Gea has 18 clean sheets, which is two more than his next closest competitor. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton criticises Miami street circuit

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Formula One's reigning champion loves the idea but has already given thumbs down on the proposed route of the race . The notion of a Miami Grand Prix has been widely praised by both drivers and fans, with Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas saying it will be "good for F1" before admitting "the destination is always a bonus". Read More »

PM Modi Ranked 9, China's Xi Jinping Ranked 1

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He is the only Indian to be featured in the top 10 ranking. He has been advocating better treatment of refugees and climate change reforms. The next in line is Bill Gates , founder and CEO at Microsoft with a net worth of $91.7 billion . Read More »

New potential owner of Panthers could be announced next week

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Navarro, the CEO of Sherman Financial Group, is thought to be the leading bidder out of the four known parties interested in purchasing the franchise. Since leaving the field, Manning has been approached by television networks but is yet to take up an offer. In 2016, he retired after beating Carolina in Super Bowl 50. Read More »

Reactions to Rishabh Pant's blistering hundred - "A message to India's selectors"

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Despite Rishabh Pant's stellar batting, Delhi Daredevils' bowling faltered in front of SRH's impressive all-rounder performance at the match that took place at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi . After this, Dhawan and Williamson guided the team to 91 runs in ten overs. The 42nd match of the 11 season of IPL played DD and SRH at Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium in Delhi today in which Delhi skipper Shreyas Iyer won the toss and made a decision to bat first. Read More »

Matt Harvey to make Reds debut against Dodgers on Friday

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He last faced Los Angeles in Game 5 of the 2015 NL Division series and threw five innings in the 13-7 victory that eliminated Los Angeles. The Dodgers' lone run came on Chase Utley's RBI single with two outs in the first. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.58, along with a WHIP of 1.43. Mahle was undone by a pair of home runs in the loss. In the other dugout, Los Angeles' pitching staff has given up 4.2 runs per game overall this year. Read More »

Rain fails to dampen Irish enthusiasm for historic Test cricket

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Not only over the last five, 10 years, but every cricketer that's ever played for Ireland , the administrators - there's been a lot of people that have devoted a lot of their lives to Irish cricket to make this day happen. Imam's selection in the squad provoked allegations of nepotism. William Porterfield will captain Ireland in its inaugural Test proud of the years of campaigning that have led to Friday's match against Pakistan here. Read More »

New York Yankees mediocre offense is about to explode

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Any time the fans get into the way they do, even when you're in NY and they're saying bad stuff to you, it's fun. After last year's ALCS, another Yankees-Astros playoff matchup would be pretty exciting, too, if the recent four-game series at Minute Maid Park is any guide. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku could be benched for FA Cup final, says Jose Mourinho

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The 24-year-old centre-forward traveled to Antwerp in Belgium to continue his rehabilitation for the remainder of the season. Since, however, Lukaku has become one of the best current strikers in global football scoring 33 goals in 66 games, with 11 coming in qualification for the 2018 World Cup as Belgium topped their group. Read More »

Nadal's 50-set win streak ended by Thiem

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Rafael Nadal has found a worthy rival on clay. Spanish world No. 1 Rafael Nadal defeated Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4 in a hard-fought baseline battle here to advance to the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open. Last month's quarter-finals in Monte Carlo had seen Nadal demolish Thiem 6-0 6-2, but the world number seven was inspired on this occasion. "It's so special, amazing, in his home country and in his living room in Madrid ". Read More »

Kyle Dubas promoted to GM by Leafs

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Dubas has been an advocate of speed and skill, for analytics blended with fresh thinking. He succeeds the 75-year-old Lamoriello, a grizzled veteran of the league who is no stranger to building championship franchises. Shanahan, the team president, said Hunter was "happy" for Dubas. Marie Greyhounds and helped transform the AHL's Toronto Marlies. In 2015, Forbes named Dubas among the sports industry's young stars in its annual Top 30 Under 30 in Sports. Read More »

Eastern Conference Final Preview: Tampa Bay vs. Washington

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While a lot of fans have been complaining about the seeding in this playoff format, I do find it odd that both series will be a matchup of #1 versus #2 with all four teams being division winners. "I don't think we were necessarily prepared for it", said Tyler Johnson, one of four members of that precocious crop who also has appeared in the playoffs for Tampa Bay this time around. Read More »

Saints RB Trey Edmunds eager to step up in Ingram's absence

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In the final twelve games (excluding the game he missed nearly entirely due to a concussion), Kamara saw an average of 9.5 carries per game, a 152 carry pace over a full 16 game season. Additionally, while 6.1 YPC is unsustainable for any player, Kamara isn't just your average National Football League running back. New Orleans loves utilizing their running backs in the passing game, and pass-catching is Kamara's best trait. Read More »

Juventus aim to keep hold of Allegri

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Arsenal have whittled down their shortlist of candidates to succeed Arsene Wenger , with Juventus manager Max Allegri and former captains Mikel Arteta and Patrick Vieira among the select group still under serious consideration. He will be a huge miss to Juventus should he decide to leave, so the club will do everything in their power to keep him. Nagelsmann, therefore, is the one who suits the Emirates job most and should be pursued over the names that are favorites to be lined up as ... Read More »

Pep Guardiola slams 'ridiculous' Premier League medal rule

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said the opportunity to chase down a host of records has kept the newly-crowned Premier League champions focused in the final few weeks of the campaign. Bob Paisley's 1978-79 Liverpool side would have ended up with 98 if three points, rather than two, for a win had been employed then. "We can't depend on ourselves, and we don't like that". Read More »