• Golovkin vs. Canelo rematch happening
Golovkin vs. Canelo rematch happening

Their first bout, which was judged a draw in September, generated a $27-million live gate at T-Mobile Arena and 1.3-million pay-per-view buys, with Alvarez taking home more than 60% of the purse. Furthermore, all parties are now happy and it looks like at long last, nearly a year in the making, we will get to see one of boxing's most anticipated re...

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  • Kyrie Irving Will Not Be Surprised If Celtics Go After LeBron
Kyrie Irving Will Not Be Surprised If Celtics Go After LeBron

Now, James has the potential to opt out of the final year of his deal, and the Celtics have been linked to the sport's biggest star as a potential suitor. When you consider Stevens might be the most level headed coach in the National Basketball Association, who wants nothing to do with any outside talk or expectations, he is exactly the man the...

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  • Afghan Chief Executive to watch India-Afghanistan test match tomorrow
Afghan Chief Executive to watch India-Afghanistan test match tomorrow

Afghanistan cricketer Rashid Khan , right, performs stretching exercises with teammates during a training session ahead of one-off test match against India in Bangalore . Skill-wise it won't make a difference, but our attitude matters, if you have to make a quick switch in terms of mindset from T20 to Test cricket. "They have played four-day c...

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  • Hierro replaces sacked Lopetegui as Spain manager
Hierro replaces sacked Lopetegui as Spain manager

Spanish FA chiefs were left furious following Lopetegui being announced as Real Madrid boss, and the decision was made tonight to fire him, despite their first World Cup game being just two days away. Spain face Portugal on Friday in the Fisht Olympic Stadium at 7pm, and all eyes will be on Hierro and his team as they look to put this inci...

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  • Belmont Stakes presents Justify with daunting challenges, and potential glory
Belmont Stakes presents Justify with daunting challenges, and potential glory

Nearing the far turn, the Chad Brown trainee had caught the rest of the field, and perhaps as a gift to make up for his poor start, the Horse Racing Gods blessed Gronkowski with an opening along the rail. Smith, who won his third Belmont to go with those in 2010 (Drosselmeyer) and 2013 (Palace Malice), sent Justify straight to the lead from p...

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  • England captain Harry Kane rubbishes reports of World Cup’s demise
England captain Harry Kane rubbishes reports of World Cup’s demise

Roberto Martinez believes "thinker" Gareth Southgate has prepared England more effectively for the World Cup than his predecessors. England boss Gareth Southgate says that Marcus Rashford picked up "a knock" during the team's final training session before leaving for Russian Federation for the World Cup .

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  • Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal
Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal

Vettel was never threatened from pole, leading easily off the line and nailing his sole pit stop to ensure he cruised past the checkered flag first. It was the 300th F1 race for two-time champion Fernando Alonso of McLaren , good for fourth all-time.

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  • Prince William meets England squad ahead of World Cup
Prince William meets England squad ahead of World Cup

England , whose manager Gareth Southgate made 10 changes from the side which beat Nigeria 2-1 at Wembley on Saturday, dominated possession against a mostly unadventurous Costa Rica side but they created few clear chances. Costa Rica get their World Cup E campaign under way against Serbia on 17 June in Samara. He also believes they will reach ...

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  • Vettel takes pole position at Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying
Vettel takes pole position at Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying

But dig deeper and it's clear that, actually, Hamilton and Mercedes are shaping up strongly for this weekend. "But it showed in Monaco that we have a great vehicle". Late in making his qualifying sims, the Australian was hampered by traffic but eventually managed to post a best time just 0.405s off his teammate's pace and good enough for third.

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  • Liverpool’s Salah hits back at Madrid's Ramos, reveals message after UCL final
Liverpool’s Salah hits back at Madrid's Ramos, reveals message after UCL final

Hazard scored and starred in Belgium's 3-0 warm-up win against Egypt in Brussels on Wednesday night and, ahead of playing England in their final World Cup group game later this month, knows that he is no longer playing for a team of "dark horses" or underdogs.

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  • Maria Sharapova fires back at Serena in book feud
Maria Sharapova fires back at Serena in book feud

Halep has lost six of her last seven final appearances overall and is 0-3 in grand slam final appearances for her career. However she looked exhausted in the fourth and Halep took advantage as she broke back and then backed that up with a hold to love.

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  • Hot-Shooting Curry Leads Warriors To NBA Title
Hot-Shooting Curry Leads Warriors To NBA Title

It's also worth remembering James can make more money re-signing with the Cavs then moving anywhere else. James had become upset in the final seconds of regulation time in the 124-114 defeat, when a foul call was reversed to allow Golden State to equalize and J.R.

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  • Real Madrid's Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays amid reports of contract dispute
Real Madrid's Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays amid reports of contract dispute

Here we go again, it looks like the annual Cristiano Ronaldo saga is up and running as the Portuguese reportedly feels "betrayed" by Real Madrid . Ronaldo said: "In the next few days I will give an answer to the fans that have always been on my side".

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  • Turkey hold Russia in the last World Cup warm-up match
Turkey hold Russia in the last World Cup warm-up match

Cherchesov, a former Russian global goalkeeper , has five wins, six draws and nine defeats since taking over in August 2016, but his recent record is even less impressive. Russian Federation now have five wins, six draws and nine defeats since Cherchesov took over in August 2016. And his attempts to put on a fearless face despite the poor form ang...

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  • As Belmont Stakes approaches, will Justify win the Triple Crown?
As Belmont Stakes approaches, will Justify win the Triple Crown?

A legendary prognosticator and current CBS Sports expert, Goldberg couldn't have been more dead-on about the 2018 Kentucky Derby . Noble Indy is expected to press the early pace and Vino Rosso will run from off the pace. "He didn't get hot. He still has to get on the plane tomorrow in Kentucky and we still have a few days left, but since ...

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  • Upgraded U.S. Open App Features Greater Player Tracking, Real-Time Highlights - Southampton
Upgraded U.S. Open App Features Greater Player Tracking, Real-Time Highlights - Southampton

Lutterus appeared to be still in control through 9 holes of round two before dropping three shots over his closing nine to miss a potential playoff by one. Herbert now has starts at two majors this year having gained a start at the Open Championship via International Final Qualifying in Singapore earlier this year.

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  • World No.1 Halep slides past Muguruza, into third RG final
World No.1 Halep slides past Muguruza, into third RG final

Simona Halep , the current incumbent, has never won a grand slam, while her opponent Garbine Muguruza won Wimbledon previous year to add to her 2016 Roland Garros title. "But today was certainly not one of those steps". "Looking at Madrid, Rome, I think that's always one of the toughest back-to-backs on the calendar, especially on a surface l...

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  • It's all true: Sharapova hits back at Serena claim
It's all true: Sharapova hits back at Serena claim

When the top-seeded Halep and No 3 Muguruza meet Thursday, their contrasting styles will match up with plenty at stake. Spain's Garbine Muguruza thrashed Maria Sharapova to reach the French Open semi-finals on Wednesday as a second top-of-the-bill showdown in three days failed to materialse at Roland Garros .

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  • Egypt gamble on Mohamed Salah’s fitness
Egypt gamble on Mohamed Salah’s fitness

Salah arrived for rehabilitation in Valencia on Sunday, the day after he injured his shoulder after being wrestled to the ground by Sergio Ramos in the Champions League final Real Madrid won 3-1. "Sergio Ramos represents an bad example to future generations of football players", reads the petition description on Change.org. "We could need to su...

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  • Chelsea looking to sign Cillessen ahead of Liverpool
Chelsea looking to sign Cillessen ahead of Liverpool

The Metro are citing a report from Sport that claims Arsenal and Chelsea have now approached Barcelona to discuss Cillessen's availability this summer and were told they'd have to meet his £52m release clause. However, Chelsea are also keen on the Dutch worldwide as they line-up potential replacements for Thibaut Courtois amid speculation h...

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  • Messi, Aguero train with Argentina ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018
Messi, Aguero train with Argentina ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018

Yes, according to the Barcelona midfielder, his legendary teammate would've won more tennis Majors than arguably the two greatest players combined. The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation is just about two weeks away. During qualification, Argentina tried three different coaches who used a number of different players. Asked if Argentina c...

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  • Israeli embassy confirms cancellation of Argentina friendly in Jerusalem
Israeli embassy confirms cancellation of Argentina friendly in Jerusalem

Officials at the Argentine president's office declined to comment on the issue. "I hope Argentinian national team will not yield to terrorism", said Culture Minister Miri Regev after learning that soccer players on the Argentinian national team were sent threatening images and death-threats should they decide to play in the Israeli capital this...

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  • England show World Cup promise in home victory over Nigeria
England show World Cup promise in home victory over Nigeria

However, star striker Kane insisted Gareth Southgate's men can cause problems at the tournament. Tottenham and England forward Harry Kane has been rated as the most valuable player in world football a study by the CIES Football Observatory has revealed.

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  • Germany releases 23-man squad, drops Leroy Sane, others [Full squad]
Germany releases 23-man squad, drops Leroy Sane, others [Full squad]

This 'ere be German World Cup squad in full... He might have shone at club level, but Low's view that Sane has yet to make a real impact on the global stage is not without merit. He is joined by Mesut Ozil , Toni Kroos and Thomas Muller who also made the cut for the tournament. For instance, his final 23 contains only two out-and-out strikers...

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  • Troubled Sterling booked for diving as England down Nigeria
Troubled Sterling booked for diving as England down Nigeria

Both players did not feature in the 2-1 defeat to England in a friendly affair in London on Saturday, meaning Rohr had made a decision to chop them from the squad before the encounter. However, he did provide the pass for captain Harry Kane to double England's lead after 39 minutes as his shot slipped under the body of Nigeria goalkeeper ...

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  • Samuel Umtiti's new Barca deal ends Liverpool hopes of pulling off deal
Samuel Umtiti's new Barca deal ends Liverpool hopes of pulling off deal

Barcelona have made an official statement to announce that they have reached an agreement with Samuel Umtiti to extend his current contract with the club. Some great news for Barcelona fans, and it's that Samuel Umtiti will continue wearing the shirt until 2023. After signing his contract and speaking to the media on Monday in Barcelo...

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  • Injured Kompany retained in Belgium World Cup squad
Injured Kompany retained in Belgium World Cup squad

Vincent Kompany picked up an injury as Belgium and Portugal played out a goalless draw in a World Cup warm-up match that failed to capture the home fans' imagination. "Until 24 hours before (the Panama match), we can still make a replacement", said Martinez. The three-times Premier League victor has suffered from frequent injuries througho...

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  • Three Lions beat Super Eagles in global friendly
Three Lions beat Super Eagles in global friendly

Sterling laid on the second goal for captain Harry Kane after Cahill had headed England in front inside seven minutes. England boss Gareth Southgate admits the team which started the friendly with Nigeria at Wembley isn't far from the one which might start the World Cup opener against Tunisia .

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  • Alexander Zverev comes back to reach French Open 4th round
Alexander Zverev comes back to reach French Open 4th round

Zverev saved a match point before finally prevailing in a five-set epic, 6-2 3-6 4-6 7-6 (7-3) 7-5. "You try to win each point, you try to win each game". "It was an incredible, high level match", said Zverev. Dzumhur finished with 51 winners - the same as Zverev - but 68 unforced errors and was broken nine times.

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  • National Football League players weigh sitting out season until Colin Kaepernick is signed
National Football League players weigh sitting out season until Colin Kaepernick is signed

Just five days ago, the NFL thought they had solved the National Anthem crisis by laying out a policy that would fine any team that has players on the sideline who were not standing and respecting the Anthem. "And also you have the league putting this in and it nearly makes it seem like a guy like Kaepernick, Eric Reed or the guys that starte...

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  • England in trouble as Pakistan take charge
England in trouble as Pakistan take charge

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said he felt both surprised and proud after his inexperienced side outplayed England during a dominant nine-wicket win in the first Test at Lord's. It's hard to argue that the latest Test match defeat will be something the England squad and fans alike want to forget about and put behind them instantly...

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  • 76ers considering dismissing Bryan Colangelo
76ers considering dismissing Bryan Colangelo

The Ringer's Ben Detrick reported earlier this week that Colangelo may be behind five burner accounts that leaked sensitive information. Some league sources expect him to lose his job after a NY law firm hired by the team wraps up its investigation into allegations from a sports and pop culture website that Colangelo is connected to anonymou...

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  • Capitals favored over Knights in Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final
Capitals favored over Knights in Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

Golden Knights forward Alex Tuch had a wide-open net over Holtby's right shoulder. "We have to do the same things [at home] that we did tonight, try to dictate the play, make them turn over pucks". Oshie in Game 2. There's been bone-crunching hits and spilled blood, game-winning goals from unlikely heroes and so many lead changes and momentum...

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  • Manchester City's Pep Guardiola would welcome Maurizio Sarri to Premier League
Manchester City's Pep Guardiola would welcome Maurizio Sarri to Premier League

The Italian has had a tumultuous season at Stamford Bridge, and is widely acknowledged to be departing this summer, with Napoli's outgoing boss Maurizio Sarri ironically the club's primary target to replace him. Don't worry, with Carlo we'll do what we have to do. "I can think of a couple of reasons (why Conte has not been sacked yet)", he told...

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  • Swiss tribunal clears banned Peru captain Guerrero for World Cup
Swiss tribunal clears banned Peru captain Guerrero for World Cup

The interim ruling puts the ban imposed by CAS on hold until full consideration of the case at a later date. That decision followed an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which considered six months as too lenient. He argued the stimulant had not been performance enhancing and was accidentally consumed in contaminated tea. So far, the...

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  • Pakistan Legend Shahid Afridi Decides to Call it a Day at Lord's
Pakistan Legend Shahid Afridi Decides to Call it a Day at Lord's

Carlos Brathwaite, West Indies' captain, was happy to be given first-use of the pitch. Officially, runners are no longer permitted in full worldwide fixtures, but the ICC were happy in the circumstances to give him special dispensation. ICC World XI required 200 runs to win, but fine bowling from the Carlos Brathwaite's side restricted the side ...

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  • Zidane lauds 'crazy' third consecutive Champions League title
Zidane lauds 'crazy' third consecutive Champions League title

In a post on Twitter on Monday (NZT), Salah said "it was a very tough night, but I'm a fighter". On Sunday the forward eased fears that he could miss the forthcoming World Cup in Russian Federation. "I'll have to sit down in the summer and discuss it with my agent and take it from there". "I think they've got really good players, but they haven...

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  • Maria Sharapova fires warning to French Open draw after surviving early scare
Maria Sharapova fires warning to French Open draw after surviving early scare

Barty needed just 64 minutes to live up to her first-time seeding at Roland Garros , while also showing no signs of the back problem that had her in doubt for the clay-court major. "So it will be a really good, another good show for me". "Well, first and foremost, you have to get your core back, which is hard, because it literally spreads when y...

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  • Cavaliers’ Finals date with Warriors doesn’t look so hot
Cavaliers’ Finals date with Warriors doesn’t look so hot

Klay Thompson doesn't think the Golden State Warriors or the Cleveland Cavaliers need to apologize for ruling their respective conferences for fourth straight years. Tucker ($7.9 million) and Nene Hilario ($3.6 million)-according to Spotrac. If both teams stay healthy, Golden State's going to win. "That's if you're lucky, you'll get to that poi...

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  • NBA Stars Accuse Referees Of Favoring Warriors Over Rockets In Game 7
NBA Stars Accuse Referees Of Favoring Warriors Over Rockets In Game 7

If they were going to lose, it would have been in the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets . For example, in playoff wins over the past four years, the Warriors have shot 40 percent from behind the three-point line while their opponents connected on 30 percent of their long-range attempts.

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