• David Silva double takes Man City one step closer to title
David Silva double takes Man City one step closer to title

He added: "I'm sure it won't be handed to us". It took just nine minutes for City to carve open a Stoke side that is looking increasingly certain to suffer relegation this season with every passing week.As has been then case so many times this season, the goal came with devastating pace and precision on the counter-attack after striker Gabriel Je...

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  • Sky Sports suspends pundit Jamie Carragher following fan spitting incident
Sky Sports suspends pundit Jamie Carragher following fan spitting incident

During an appearance on Sky News, after the spitting footage was aired on a big screen, Carragher called the incident a "moment of madness". The incident happened on Saturday after Carragher left Old Trafford, where the former England global was working for Sky Sports at Manchester United's game against Liverpool .

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  • Titans to Sign Former Patriots CB Malcolm Butler
Titans to Sign Former Patriots CB Malcolm Butler

The New Orleans Saints pursued Butler as a restricted free agent a year ago, but the trade price was too high. An overlooked prospect in 2014 out of Division II West Alabama, he was invited to New England for a tryout and earned a contract on the offseason 90-man roster nearly a month after the draft.

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  • Venus prevails in too-early sisters clash
Venus prevails in too-early sisters clash

The two tennis superstars who have played with and against each other over the course of their long careers, showed no signs of family connection on the court as they both fought to earn points. Atsushi Tomura via Getty Images Venus Williams during her women's singles first round match against Mona Barthel of Germany during day one of the Tor...

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  • Free agency heats up with Brees staying with Saints, Watkins to Chiefs
Free agency heats up with Brees staying with Saints, Watkins to Chiefs

But a deal had been expected in February and the two sides were unable to quickly complete a contract after Tom Condon, Brees' agent, met with the Saints at the NFL Scouting Combine. But the objective for me was - I've made it known from Day 1 that I want to be in New Orleans (and) stay in New Orleans; I love our team. The 11-time Pro Bowler th...

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  • Bachchan makes error in tweet praising India women's cricket team, apologises
Bachchan makes error in tweet praising India women's cricket team, apologises

India posted 200 in the 50 overs with contributions from Pooja Vastrakar and Sushma Verma after a top-order failure. This was the 18-year-old Vastrakars maiden half century, and she laced her crucial knock with seven boundaries and a six, while Verma found the fence three times during her 71-ball innings.

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  • Sevilla: Montella warns Man Utd ahead of Champions League showdown
Sevilla: Montella warns Man Utd ahead of Champions League showdown

I've just been training hard and trying to keep fit and have managed to play a few games so far and we'll see what happens towards the end of the season". "We are going to give everything we have out on the field because, apart from it being a huge game, afterwards there is an global break and that will give us a chance to recover".

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  • Arizona Wildcats earn a four seed in the NCAA Tournament
Arizona Wildcats earn a four seed in the NCAA Tournament

After winning the SEC Championship, the Kentucky Wildcats now know their fate in the NCAA March Madness National Tournament. Now, it's time for the Wildcats to continue living up to the hype after earning a No. If the Wildcats win their opener, they will face the victor of the No. 5 Kentucky and No. 12 Davidson game on Saturday. All season, the ...

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  • Jordan Bone: Leads Vols to SEC Tournament Final
Jordan Bone: Leads Vols to SEC Tournament Final

Tennessee had won the first two regular season matchups against Kentucky before the tournament final. It's also their first victory in three tries this season against the No. As the second half began, Tennessee kept charging. Kentucky also turned the ball over too much in those games, 16 times in Knoxville and 15 in Rupp.

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  • England lose in France to hand Ireland Six Nations title
England lose in France to hand Ireland Six Nations title

Centre Peter Horne's pass was careless and Stockdale intercepted before scorching across the acres of empty turf to score under the posts with Johnny Sexton converting. He said: "That was night and day compared to Cardiff". Another attack foundered when Hogg threw too high for Kinghorn, but Kinghorn scored on his debut start moments later when all ...

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  • 2018 free agency: Raiders showing interest in Richard Sherman
2018 free agency: Raiders showing interest in Richard Sherman

Sherman was vocal in his desire to wanting to play for a contending team, and the 49ers are certainly that after finding their franchise quarterback in Jimmy Garoppolo last season. Sherman told Albert Breer of the NFL Network that "They wanted the financial flexibility going into free agency but expressed that they wanted me to return and will ...

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  • Chelsea beats Palace in EPL before trip to Barcelona
Chelsea beats Palace in EPL before trip to Barcelona

Coming in 2-0 down against a team of Chelsea's quality, and not least of all their pace and power on the counter-attack, it was always going to be very hard, and a repeat of the first half performance could have ended extremely badly for us.

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  • Wenger: I don't take fan hatred personally
Wenger: I don't take fan hatred personally

Jack Wilshere admits Arsenal's stars hadn't done enough to ease the pressure on Arsene Wenger before they finally took the strain off their beleaguered boss by beating AC Milan . "We have got another game on Sunday and then next week, the job in this competition is not done yet...this is AC Milan ". What I saw was a different side to Arsena...

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  • Patrice Evra On Bench - West Ham Team vs Burnley Confirmed
Patrice Evra On Bench - West Ham Team vs Burnley Confirmed

West Ham have announced a "full and thorough" investigation into Saturday's events and captain Noble, who has played for the club throughout his professional career, told Sky Sports he accepted the volatility around an ongoing battle against relegation for David Moyes' side.

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  • Liverpool do not fear any opponents in the Champions League - Firmino
Liverpool do not fear any opponents in the Champions League - Firmino

Liverpool is one of the top rated English club which used to take part in every season of Premier League . 'We have shown in the past few seasons we can beat all the English clubs. 'Liverpool are definitely one of the teams that can win this year, they are really strong and everyone knows that, said the former Portugal winger.

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  • Serena Williams wins 1st match of her professional comeback at Indian Wells
Serena Williams wins 1st match of her professional comeback at Indian Wells

Serena boycotted this event, with her sister Venus , for 14 years after she was booed in the 2001 final. The tennis pro is opening up about her family life. After correcting the protocol for the "rock-paper-scissors" game used to determine who served first, Williams fell behind 4-2, but a double-fault from Bartoli followed by two aces from S...

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  • Gary Oldman's Son Denies His Mom's Abuse Allegations Against The Star
Gary Oldman's Son Denies His Mom's Abuse Allegations Against The Star

Speaking about political correctness to Playboy in 2014, Oldman , who is a libertarian, let out a slew of hateful words that were ostensibly meant to depict a double standard between what those on the right and those on the left are allowed to say but appeared to be more about pushing buttons with naughty words.

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  • Giants acquire LB Ogletree from Rams for draft picks
Giants acquire LB Ogletree from Rams for draft picks

Trades can't become official until the new NFL league year opens on March 14. He compiled 507 combined tackles and 5.5 sacks. A first-round pick out of Georgia in the 2013 draft, Ogletree had his best season in 2016, when he was named second-team All-Pro.

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  • Triathlete Brutally Attacked With Chainsaw
Triathlete Brutally Attacked With Chainsaw

Jackson said Gwala told him that the attackers sawed into his right calf (with a boring blade), damaging muscle, nerves and bone. "Two of them held him down while the other started on his leg". He said the saw missed a main artery and that surgeons are confident they can save the leg. Gwala has represented South Africa at worldwide competitions i...

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  • Houston Texans deny report that they are avoiding players who protest anthem
Houston Texans deny report that they are avoiding players who protest anthem

In exchanges about players who protested during the national anthem , he said: "we cant have the inmates running the prison". Later that day, Texans star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins failed to show up for practice in response to McNair's remark, sparking a divide between the owner and his players.

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  • Mourinho blast triggered Manchester United fightback
Mourinho blast triggered Manchester United fightback

The climax was completed when Nemanja Matic leathered the ball from 30 yards to score the victor and cause euphoria within the United camp. The United midfielder gave the ball away with a long attempted pass before Andros Townsend gave Palace a 1-0 half-time lead at Selhurst Park .

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  • Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept previews EV crossover
Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept previews EV crossover

This propels the Mission E Cross Turismo to 100kmph in less than 3.5 seconds, and takes 12 seconds to get to 200kmph, with an electronically limited top speed of 250kmph. The crossover can be charged inductively. Dynamic poise is supported by adaptive air suspension, all-wheel steering, torque vectoring and dynamic chassis control for active ro...

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  • Italy football star and Fiorentina captain Davide Astori dies at 31
Italy football star and Fiorentina captain Davide Astori dies at 31

Davide was sleeping in a room on his own. "Hello dear Asto, I hardly publicly expressed a thought about a person, because I have always thought that the beauty and the uniqueness of relationships, mutual respect and affection, were not exploited or thrown into the meal to those who do not have the delicacy to respect certain ties".

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  • Conor McGregor Shows Frankie Edgar Fighter's Respect
Conor McGregor Shows Frankie Edgar Fighter's Respect

So, is Ortega down to fight Holloway at that card? UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega is counter to almost everything that is the norm for today's fighter when it comes to promoting himself. He's walking good. We've got to see what his doctor says. So, it could be the case that White's hoping to book Holloway - Ortega sooner than July 7th...

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  • Sharma holds his nerve and the lead at WGC-Mexico Championship
Sharma holds his nerve and the lead at WGC-Mexico Championship

Sergio Garcia (69) and Rafa Cabrera Bello (69) are also just two behind, in a four-way tie for second, while Dustin Johnson (68) is part of a foursome at 10-under, three back. "Made a few mistakes coming in, but I've done a fairly good job of the distances and the yardages", said Sharma, reported AFP. She dropped her first shot of the tournament...

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  • Roger Bannister, first to run mile under 4 minutes, dies at 88
Roger Bannister, first to run mile under 4 minutes, dies at 88

They say his death was peaceful and we was with his family at the time. In 1999, the record for the fastest mile was lowered to the time of 3 minutes 43.13 seconds, run by by Hicham El Guerrouj (pronounced el gah-roodge) of Morocco. The 1,500-meter race is usually run instead of the mile in global competition. Australian Landy led for most of...

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  • Shaquem Griffin and Josh Allen among winners at NFL Combine in Indianapolis
Shaquem Griffin and Josh Allen among winners at NFL Combine in Indianapolis

The only time he uses a prosthesis is when he is lifting weights so Griffin put on the prosthesis and settled under the bar Saturday in Indianapolis for the bench press. "Let's go! And I just started cranking them out". I got a few interceptions against some slots. But the truth is, majority look at him the same way people have looked at him most o...

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  • Coaches express confidence in VAR technology
Coaches express confidence in VAR technology

The game's law-makers have chose to give the green light to VAR at Russian Federation 2018 despite the teething problems it has been experiencing in the England. Comical was another. All because neither fans nor players knew which incidents the referee and video assistant referee were discussing, or how they reached their decisions.

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  • Wilfred Ndidi 'most consistent' Leicester City player - Claude Puel
Wilfred Ndidi 'most consistent' Leicester City player - Claude Puel

Those games resulted in a win, a loss and a draw, so it's fair to say the form has been up and down, but they find themselves just 4 points below us, so a win for the Cherries could put them in serious contention for 7th place. Amartey's replacement Ben Chilwell saw Cook turn his 59th-minute drive over, the Bournemouth defender recovering well fr...

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  • You can never give up - Zidane defiant on Madrid's title hopes
You can never give up - Zidane defiant on Madrid's title hopes

Marcelo trained on Friday and is available to face Getafe but Luka Modric and Toni Kroos are still recovering from thigh and knee injuries respectively. "What we must do ourselves is focus on the game we must play, not in if the game is being heated up". Bale also put his hand up for a starting spot in France by capping a lively display with a...

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  • Tiger Woods to play in Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor next week
Tiger Woods to play in Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor next week

Chamblee said impressive outings would offer a timely pre-Masters boost for the former champion but added that he saw everything he needed to see from Woods at the Honda Classic to know he could be a contender at Augusta National . Four back surgeries have kept him out of that event since winning that tournament. That is considered a good sign...

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  • PNB Fraud: Nirav Modi refuses to join CBI probe
PNB Fraud: Nirav Modi refuses to join CBI probe

Back in India , the government has stepped up its crackdown efforts on Modi's and his uncle Mehul Choksi's companies through CBI and Enforcement Directorate. On Feb. 14, Punjab National Bank informed stock exchanges that it had discovered fraudulent transactions amounting to $2 billion to the benefit of Modi and Choksi.

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  • Russian Federation claim the IOC has lifted their Olympic suspension
Russian Federation claim the IOC has lifted their Olympic suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency banned it in 2014. However, two of the more than 160 athletes competing as Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation tested positive for banned substances, including a curler who had to forfeit his bronze medal.

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  • Neymar's ankle in heavy strapping after Classique injury
Neymar's ankle in heavy strapping after Classique injury

The club said on Monday that the results of a scan confirmed an ankle sprain and a crack in his fifth metatarsal (pinky toe bone). "Additional examinations performed today [ultrasound and computed tomography scan] confirmed an external sprain of the right ankle, but also an associated fissure of the fifth metatarsal ", PSG said in a statement ....

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  • Barcelona 6 Girona 1
Barcelona 6 Girona 1

The Argentine had provided the assist for Luis Suarez for Barca's equalizer before he beat a couple of defenders to score and hand Barca the lead in the 30th minute. Barca's £105 million (S$193.3m) record signing Coutinho had set up Suarez's second goal and then struck for the first time in La Liga with a spectacular long-distance shot from wel...

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  • Longtime NBA agent Dan Fegan dies in Colorado vehicle accident
Longtime NBA agent Dan Fegan dies in Colorado vehicle accident

Fegan, 56, was driving an SUV that was struck by a bus while trying to cross or merge onto Highway 82, Colorado State Trooper Gabe Easton told the Aspen Times . Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this hard time'. There was one passenger in the bus, but the passenger and driver did not suffer injuries.

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  • Syracuse Basketball: Predictions for Orange vs. Duke
Syracuse Basketball: Predictions for Orange vs. Duke

To say it was a struggle offensively would be an understatement. Syracuse entered the contest with a loose grip on the NCAA Tournament bubble, having lost to North Carolina on Wednesday as their season continues to hang in the balance. But Duke was just a little better and beat Syracuse at Cameron Indoor Stadium 60-44. The Cardinals were taken ...

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  • Real Madrid-Alavés: Marco Asensio a doubt for Zidane
Real Madrid-Alavés: Marco Asensio a doubt for Zidane

Ronaldo and Benzema have both been criticised for not being at their best during a disappointing season, but with both having got on the scoresheet against Alaves , there are signs of an upturn in fortunes for Zinedine Zidane's side. "But at the moment we have more of the consistency that we want in our play, our focus". But the Portugal hande...

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  • Bruins Acquire Rick Nash From Rangers For Spooner, Beleskey, Others
Bruins Acquire Rick Nash From Rangers For Spooner, Beleskey, Others

NY receives forwards Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey , defenseman prospect Ryan Lindgren , a 2018 first-round pick, and a 2019 seventh-round pick for Nash. Ryan McDonagh , still on the block, could bring back more than any of them. In anticipation of trading Nash, the Rangers had the forward sit out their past two games to avoid the possibilit...

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  • Eugenie Bouchard, US Tennis Association reach settlement in locker-room lawsuit
Eugenie Bouchard, US Tennis Association reach settlement in locker-room lawsuit

Bouchard testified the USTA's negligence led to her "serious head injury", but the USTA said she shouldn't have entered the area without tournament personnel. The lawsuit went to trial this week before a federal jury in Brooklyn, and that jury found the USTA 75 percent liable for Bouchard's fall Thursday, with her bearing the remaining 25 perce...

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