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A different pair shares lead at Players Championship

Oosthuizen said it was important to keep a positive mindset and stay to a predetermined strategy when tangling with the devious Stadium Course . The co-leaders at 9-under have a host of golfers hot on their tails, which could mean they pull even with them or pull ahead with as many as 18 holes already played. Read More »

Mohammed Shami recalled for India Champions Trophy campaign

Four years ago in 2013, an Indian team led by MS Dhoni lifted the Champions Trophy by beating hosts England. Ashwin has recovered sufficiently from a hernia - which ruled him out of the Indian Premier League - to take his place alongside classy left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja . Read More »

Ex-baseball star guilty of 14 counts of trading


They said he also tipped Parker, who made $347,920 trading ahead of the deal. Jurors deliberated for four days before finding DeCinces guilty of 14 felony counts. "We have several grounds obviously" for a new trial motion, Julian told reporters. Kenneth Julian, a lawyer for DeCinces, called the verdict a "disappointing result". Read More »

San Antonio soundly eliminate Houston Rockets

The Rockets led 5-4 on Trevor Ariza's three-pointer. 1. James Harden Even among people who call themselves "Rockets fans", James Harden is a very polarizing figure. "We've done this throughout the regular season. Everybody had an impact". Jonathon Simmons filled in nicely for Leonard, scoring 18 points and hounding the Rockets on defense. Read More »

Toronto's Lowry says he is doubtful for Game 4

Hayward had 29 points on 7-for-18 shooting, plus six assists . Rudy Gobert was a monster in the paint, scoring 21 points and collecting 15 rebounds . When a couple All-Stars had a bit of a rough night, it was no problem; another, a recent MVP, just stepped up and took care of business. Playing at a slower pace is nothing new to Utah, but it inevitably means taking more shots in late shot clock situations, which they did not have a lot of success with in Game 2 . Read More »

Californian couple does breathtaking wedding photoshoot atop Mt. Everest


In March, he headed to Mount Everest with the bride and groom, Ashley Schmieder and James Sissom. "Temperatures ranged from -8 degrees to 10 degrees your hands would quickly freeze if left out of the gloves", he says. In fact, just a week before the couple arrived, an Australian hiker died of altitude sickness at base camp. Some prefer getting married while rock climbing, some underwater, some mid-air and they love the adventure that comes with the package. Read More »

Mane claims two Liverpool awards


Despite missing the end of the campaign and most of January due to commitments at the African Cup of Nations , Mane was crowned both Liverpool's Players of the Season and the Players' Player of the Season in an awards ceremony on Tuesday night. Read More »

Batshuayi's late victor delivers title for Chelsea

After this win we must be happy, we must be pleased. For me, and also for my players given last season was a bad season for the club, the players and the fans. "For this reason certain players didn't have a lot of time but they worked very hard, Michy is a great example". Chelsea have now won five Premier League titles since Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003, but this one is arguably the most impressive considering they finished a woeful 10th last season. Read More »

Wizards vs. Celtics: Five takeaways from Game 4

So those of who believe in Celtics coach Brad Stevens and the Celtics way of doing things now have their case study. He posted the highest single-game scoring total of the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs in Game 2 against the Wizards, pouring in 53 points to help the Celtics to a win in overtime. Read More »

Juventus, Real Madrid deserve Champions League final spots, admits Iniesta

Pepe has told Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo where he intends to play next season. Real's Champions League triumphs in 2014 and 2016 have distracted from rivals Barcelona's creeping domination in the league. The result ended Atletico's hopes of making it to the final for the third time in four seasons. "We have a great squad, it's very complete, and we show that in every game", added Ronaldo , who drew a blank in the second leg after scoring eight times in the previous three ... Read More »

Higuain, Buffon steer Juventus to ECL win


AMSTERDAM (AP) - Bertrand Traore scored two goals and created another as a rampant Ajax beat Lyon 4-1 in the first leg of their Europa League semifinal on Wednesday. We hope that it becomes a dream season. Juventus , who are unbeaten in 11 Champions League games this season, have not conceded a goal since the group stage - a run of 621 minutes, the fifth-longest streak in the history of the competition. Read More »

Okocha: Iwobi Will Survive At Arsenal Under Any Manager, Wenger Should Stay

But why exactly is this ground such a daunting one for all involved with the club? This was the afternoon which saw the birth of the Rory Delap "long throw' as the Gunners could not deal with the Potters' direct approach". But Arsenal in particular always seem to have a right nightmare of a time whenever visiting. “Yes he is [a natural replacement], he is an offensive player, ” Wenger commented. Read More »

West Indies crawl to 218-5 at stumps against Pakistan

Left to navigate 11 tricky overs at the end, West Indies openers Kieran Powell (9 not out) and Kraigg Brathwaite (5 not out) endured little horrors to reach the close unscathed on 14 without loss. All told, the 32-year-old faced 334 balls and struck eight fours and two sixes, and is now just 35 runs short of 5 000 runs in Tests. Hetmyer made 17 off 18 balls. Read More »

Artist makes epic video to sell 1996 Suzuki SUV


Romanovsky created the epic video above to hock his used Suzuki Vitara '96. Eugene Romanovsky is the man behind this professional-grade video ad, reports The Independent. Romanovsky's video has been viewed more than 2.7 million times since he posted it in mid-April, and Popular Mechanics says it's a highly effective commercial: "Try to watch it and not come away feeling that this is the vehicle for you". Read More »

Wild celebrations await Chelsea if they win League today


Chelsea have one hand on the Premier League title and a win at West Brom on Friday will confirm the Blues as champions. I have a contract with Chelsea . "First of all I like to underline that this season, it wasn't easy at the start because we faced a lot of problems", he told a news conference. I need to have this type of situation where you arrive and you have to work a lot and also to transform the situation in the right way. Read More »

Eugenie Bouchard beats injury-hit Angelique Kerber at Madrid Open


Controversial tennis player Maria Sharapova has continued her battle with rival Eugenie Bouchard, days after she lost to the Canadian star at the Madrid Open. "I was happy with the way I changed things around in the second, stepped in, was a little bit more aggressive inside the baseline". After a rocky start that saw the pair exchange multiple breaks, the Canadian took control of her clash with Kerber and will now face Svetlana Kuznetsova in Thursday's quarter-finals. Read More »

Toronto Raptors: 5 reasons to keep the core intact

Tucker and Patrick Patterson. "They made threes today, it was tough on us". "I will be opting out but that's as far as I've gotten", Lowry said , via Josh Lewenberg of TSN Sports . At a point, we looked wide-eyed. Should they re-sign him? The Milwaukee Bucks might be the best option for Lowry if he chose to go to another team in the East. Read More »

Washington Wizards Up and Down Playoff Run

If the Boston-Washington series goes seven games, the victor meets the Cavaliers next Wednesday. Al Horford finished with 19 points and added seven assists and six rebounds for Boston . "The coaches kept saying that, 'Impose your will.' We were the more physical team tonight". The home team in each game this series has scored points easily, averaging 122.4 points per contest. Read More »

New Perth Stadium won't be hosting upcoming Ashes


Cricket Australia (CA) officials had expressed hope that Perth Stadium could host the historic fixture with chief executive James Sutherland saying on Monday (May 8) that he remained "really optimistic". The on-sale date for the Perth Ashes Test tickets has yet to be confirmed, likely announcement from Cricket Australia within the next few days to a week. Read More »

Chelsea Win the English Premier League


It is Chelsea's sixth league title and second in three years in what is Conte's first season at the club. They deserved this for their great commitment through all the season. "Every game I feel like I have played with my players". "I found the strength to take the responsibility to change system, to find a new suit for these players", he said. Read More »

Boston battle back to beat Washington in semi-final series opener


Thomas missed practice Monday while undergoing oral surgery, and Stevens said he believes the All-Star point guard had to undergo more work before Tuesday's game, in part because the damage was more than just the lost tooth. Slowly but surely, the Celtics chipped away at the deficit, until their 36-point third quarter - outscoring Washington by 20 in the process - had built a 15-point cushion heading into the fourth. Read More »

De'Aaron Fox is leapfrogging Lonzo Ball on some NBA Draft boards


Having finished with the second-worst record in all of basketball this past season, they will either pick first, second, third, fourth or fifth. For some, the initial reaction to the news was one of surprise - a rather pleasant surprise - to learn that Kobe was taking his own, fee-free retired time to dissect game film with a player battling his way through an 0-2 hole (to Chicago at the time) in the National Basketball Association playoffs. Read More »

Capitals have every reason to feel confident - unless they lose Game 2

No matter the unconventional plays or style of game, Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are rolling after beating the Capitals 6-2 in Game 2 Saturday night to take a 2-0 lead in the second-round series between the NHL's top two teams. They can't get the puck out of their zone. While six PPGs through eight games isn't the worst thing in the world, Washington is getting plenty of opportunities, and they can not capitalize on all of them. Read More »

David Moyes: 'Questions on my future at Sunderland not for now'


The gloom surrounding the Stadium of Light following the defeat can be summed up by the statement released by Ellis Short, the owner and chairman of the club. We take collective responsibility from top to bottom. It's been a disastrous season from start to finish. "Of the ten players he signed this season, he had managed seven of them before", wrote Cascarino . Read More »

Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final

Nashville tied the score at 1 on Forsberg's third goal of the playoffs at 12:34 of the first. Predators forward James Neal added the game-winning goal in the extra frame, which Gibson had no chance of stopping. Ryan Ellis , P.K. Subban, and Roman Josi have produced nine goals and 24 points. Through two rounds the Preds have proven to be deeper than either the Blackhawks or Blues , able to roll four lines over the boards. Read More »

Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda on DL with sore hamstring


In a rehab start Wednesday for Class A Rancho Cucamonga, Hill threw five hitless innings with three walks and three strikeouts in a 68-pitch outing. Kuhl (1-3) allowed four runs on six hits with four strikeouts and two walks in five innings. Read More »

When will Chelsea receive the Premier League trophy? Presentation date revealed


The French global has been a cornerstone in Conte's midfield this term, and has been influential in our success. Should Conte's side beat a West Brom team with little to play for they will become champions with two games to go. They are a strong team, a good coach and the atmosphere will be very hot. "It was very important, after two defeats to Liverpool and above all against Arsenal , against Liverpool after three wins and one draw, that loss could happen". Read More »

Mets place closer Jeurys Familia on DL


Fantasy Impact It is likely that Familia will need surgery to correct this serious issue, irrespective of whether the diagnosis is thoracic outlet syndrome. "As far as external possibilities are considered, there are always possibilities", Alderson said prior to this three-game series. "Lucas is back, see where he's at, hopefully he can contribute and look at what we think are our best options and go from there". Read More »

ICE Says Over 1000 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Sweep


Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies taking part in the gang surge, which specifically targeted gang members, made 1,378 arrests, 1,098 of which were on federal or state criminal charges, according to ICE. The operation was national, but the greatest number of arrests came from the Houston, New York, Atlanta and Newark regions. The six-week operation from March 26 to May 6 netted five arrests in the Las Vegas area, according to an ICE spokeswoman Virginia Kice. Read More »

All Blacks get Boks in 2019 WCup pool


There is showdown ahead between defending champions New Zealand and their fellow two-time winners South Africa in Pool B , with Italy also in that group. The four pools contained one randomly selected team from each band. Two-time defending champion New Zealand will play South Africa , Italy, Africa 1 and the Repechage victor in Pool B . Read More »

George Hill Ruled Out of Game 2 vs. Warriors with Toe Injury

When the Warriors take care of the ball, they're incredibly tough to beat, but when they're forcing turnovers on the other end, the task becomes that much greater. Unfortunately, you will be needing an authentication with your cable provider should you want to watch Utah Jazz vs. Another bettor at William Hill chose the opposite strategy and bet $200 on the Warriors to win the series at -7,000 odds. Read More »

LeBron, Cavaliers back in familiar territory

LeBron James improved his National Basketball Association record 11th series sweeps in a seven-game series. They ultimately didn't make a difference and the team was swept out of the second round of the playoffs by their nemesis, the defending-champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More »

Red Sox Ban Fan Who Used Racial Slur At Game For Life


James, whose 39 points put him ahead of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for second in playoff scoring behind Michael Jordan, said that unlike Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, he hasn't experienced racism from fans in Boston as a visiting player. Immediately, the fan made us aware of it, thankfully, so we were able to address it right away". Farrell also said the team hopes to get utility infielder Brock Holt (vertigo) out on another rehab soon. Read More »