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World's Most Expensive Footballer, Pogba visits Mecca

The French global shared a picture of himself in Makkah on Sunday, captioning it the "most attractive thing I've seen in my life". It is still not known if the 24-year-old would fast in the month of Ramadan, considering he will be playing for France against Praguay, Sweden and England in June. Read More »

Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

Both teams dominated throughout the playoffs - the Warriors made history by going an unprecedented 12-0 through three rounds in the Western Conference , while the Cavs lost just one game to the Celtics to cap their dominant run. "But we're going to enjoy this for a couple more days before we have to lock in on that juggernaut out west". He spoke about the momentum he gained against the Celtics carrying over against the Warriors Saturday, but Love has a little bit of that built up ... Read More »

Vettel wins in Monaco to extend his F1 lead

Vettel , who claimed Ferrari's first victory on the Cote d'Azur in 16 years, is now the equivalent of a win clear of Hamilton in this year's see-saw title battle. This was such an intense race . "But we still believe we can win this thing". "I had a couple of really good laps when I could take control of the pace and I was able to use the Safety Car". Read More »

The smile's back as Dan Ricciardo claims podium finish in Monaco

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It was clear that, as I said, I think they had the same plan to be honest, so the lead vehicle normally gets priority so if I had a choice at that point, sitting behind Kimi, if I was going in the pits first, that's maybe what you like to do because you are sooner on the fresher tires so I think it's probably one of the rare occasions where the overcut turned out to be positive, so I'm really glad I made that work. Read More »

No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

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After briefly threatening a recovery in the eighth game, in which she held two break points, Kerber meekly surrendered the first set with a forehand that never looked like clearing the net. Kvitova began things with a quick forehand victor; she compiled the first 10 winners of the match and finished with a 31-9 edge in that category. "Thank you for everything, you helped me through this hard time". Read More »

Alonso 'definitely' wants to return to Indy 500

Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win The Greatest Spectacle in Racing. The best previous finish by a Japanese driver was fifth by Tora Takagi in 2003. "I knew I could do it, just wait in the moment and do it". "Thanks to INDYCAR , an awesome experience", the 35-year-old Spaniard added. "Thanks to Indianapolis . Read More »

I feel like nobody at Manchester United - Mourinho

Marcus Rashford says the Manchester United players channelled their emotions in Stockholm , in the wake of the terror attack back home, to claim the UEFA Europa League title. However, after concluding his maiden campaign with three trophies and securing Champions League football for next season, the former Real Madrid boss was happy to take aim at his detractors. Read More »

Doubters fire Mertesacker to FA Cup flourish

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Alexis Sanchez fired Arsenal into a fourth-minute lead despite the champions' protests over handball and offside and, although Costa levelled with his 22nd in all competitions this term after Victor Moses was sent off, Aaron Ramsey sealed the cup for the Gunners 12 minutes from time. Read More »

Wenger: FA Cup win my presentation for new deal

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Major shareholder Kroenke is on Wenger's side - but the Frenchman pointed to the 2-1 Wembley win over Chelsea to demand a show of faith. Chelsea started the second half with more tempo and Footballer of the Year N'Golo Kante warmed David Ospina's fingers with a deflected drive from distance before Moses brought a fine save from Ospina after Costa played him in. Read More »

Japan's Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

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Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears as four-time Indy 500 winners. "Yes, finishing second again sucks - so close to get to the fourth (win)". While Alonso says his priority is to be in a vehicle with the potential of winning the Formula 1 world championship, he still sees Indy as a challenge still to be completed. Read More »

Makarova stuns top seed Kerber in French Open 1st round

Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion, had very little trouble in her return, beating 86th-ranked Julia Boserup of the United States 6-3, 6-2 in 74 minutes. "It's miracle. Not even me or Petra thought she could be ready to come back so soon", said her coach, Jiri Novak. I'm disappointed that the clay court season was not so good. Read More »

Castroneves runs near-perfect race, ends 2nd again at Indy

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Paul Gohde heard the sound of race cars early in his life.Growing up in suburban Milwaukee, just north of Wisconsin State Fair Park in the 1950's, Paul had no idea what "that noise" was all about that he heard several times a year. While any true race fan had to respect Sato's courage and determination to push for the win, many (including the ABC broadcasters) questioned whether the IndyCar veteran made his move too soon and should have waited for the exit of Turn 2 or even the final corner. Read More »

Pochettino: A ideal performance to say goodbye

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The project's chief contractor, Mace, has now taken full control of White Hart Lane and will first bring down the North Stand before moving towards the South Stand and the " Spurs Megastore". Im very, very happy with the performance of all the players. Many observers feel Tottenham will not be as strong next season due to leaving their home stadium, with Wembley a far cry from the tight pitch and intense atmosphere of White Hart Lane , where they dropped just four points in 2016-17. Read More »

IPL 2017: Match Preview: Qualifier 1 - MI V/s RPS

Players like Nitish Rana, Krunal Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah have been elemental in MI's impressive run in IPL 2017 and will be expected to continue with such stellar performances to take the team to the final. Because he won the man of the match award on his last chance, but he didn't any further chances to play more matches. Lockie Ferguson and Usman Khawaja were two names that Ajinkya Rahane mentioned as possible replacements, but the England cricketer's all-round skills would be ... Read More »

'I got the bad end of the story' - Raikkonen

Ferrari did not even win a race past year, but the Italian manufacturer has turned the tables on Mercedes. When it comes to pit stops, the general consensus is that the first driver to pit gains the advantage in terms of time , or an undercut, generally due to the increased grip offered by fresher rubber. Read More »

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: missing top-four not 'disastrous'

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Four of his last eight fights, " Arsenal " and " Sunderland " in the Premier League at the "Emirates" ended with the score 0: 0. Normally in an ideal world you want to rely on your own results . The Gunners have found their feet playing with a back three, however team captain Laurent Koscielny will miss out due to injury - as will Alex Oxlade Chamberlain . Read More »

Man Utd history more important to Herrera than Champions League spot

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Europe's secondary club competition is a surprising absentee in United's gleaming trophy cabinet and Jose Mourinho has placed it at the top of his priority list at the expense of a top-four Premier League finish. Goals in Amsterdam from Ashley Young and Javier Hernández put Sir Alex Ferguson's side firmly in command, and the writing seemed to be on the wall for Frank de Boer's men when "Chicharito" was on target within six minutes of kick-off at Old Trafford . Read More »

First rain drops at French Open

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Kvitova recovered from her severe left hand injuries that she sustained in a home invasion last December, and just confirmed her participation in the draw on Friday. Kvitova hopes to make the third round of a grand slam for the 10th time in her last 12 tries. - Kuznetsova, the 2009 French Open victor, will face the victor of the first-round match between Italy's Camila Giorgi and home favourite Oceane Dodin. Read More »

The Monaco Grand Prix

Raikkonen led until he pitted at lap 34, while Vettel stayed on the course running in clean air for three laps before a quick pit kept him in the lead. A safety auto near the end did make for a lively last few laps, with Sauber's Marcus Ericsson crashing, Perez coming together with Kvyat and Vandoorne sticking his McLaren in to the barriers. Read More »

Harvick wins Charlotte pole; Cup leader Larson starts last

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Wow! With Busch and Truex in hot pursuit, Dillon had just enough fuel to get to the finish line. Dale Earnhardt Jr. said the Charlotte track hasnt aged well since it was last paved. "I ran into the back of Chase". You couldn't do anything. It's a real bummer four our team. "I think this year, though, we should be in for a good race". Read More »

Captain Virat Kohli wants relaxed India in Champions Trophy

Mumbai , May 24 Rejuvenated after a two-month break, India 's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin says that he is ready with a bagful of new tricks, which he hopes to display during the upcoming Champions Trophy . "People might look at it redemption, opportunity or stuff like that but in my head I don't think of those things at all, for me it's a game of cricket played anywhere in the world". Read More »

Austin Dillon Earns 1st-Ever Cup Win at NASCAR at Charlotte 2017

Once again, the most famous Indy vehicle race will be held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. "When he ran out, I figured I'd go back in and save where I was lifting and it worked out", Dillon said. Kyle Larson slammed the wall with eight laps remaining in the stage to bring out the caution and bunch the field. Kyle Busch finished second, and Martin Truex Jr . Read More »

French Open 2017 highlights: Pouille beats Benneteau in five

An entire day of play was washed out, the first time that happened at the event in 16 years, and other weather-related decisions by tournament officials drew criticism from players. Despite her inconsistencies this year, the world No 1 can not be underestimated. Safe in the knowledge there is nothing wrong with him - other than a major dose of bad luck - Murray is knuckling down on the practice courts in an attempt to work his way through his current problems. Read More »

NBA Finals Odds: Warriors favored to beat the Cavaliers 5/26/17

We end up where we thought we'd be. Try as it might to encourage parity among its 30 teams, the National Basketball Association will showcase the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers for the third consecutive spring when the Finals tip off on Thursday night (ABC, 9 p.m. Read More »

FRENCH OPEN '17: Djokovic, Muguruza try to defend titles

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An intriguing first round match-up will put defending champion Garbine Muguruza against 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone , while top-ranked Angelique Kerber will take on 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova. For the first time the top five spots on the ranking charts are occupied by players over the age of 30. When that quintet of major champions (Federer, Nadal , Djokovic , Murray and Stan Wawrinka ) finally slows down, there will be a gap at the top. Read More »

NASCAR trying to increase passing for Coca-Cola 600

Dillon held off Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr ., who led the most laps in the Coca-Cola 600 for a third straight year. Busch almost walked away with the Coca-Cola 600 when he moved past teammate Denny Hamlin at the start of the fourth and final stage to take the lead over Martin Truex Jr. Read More »

Unified Chelsea deserved title triumph: Manager Antonio Conte

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Though Chelsea will undoubtedly be able to attract some of the biggest stars in world football, their struggles may come through keeping hold of the likes of Diego Costa , Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard . Antonio Conte insists that he has only just begun his work at Chelsea and is already planning for next season, despite interest from Inter Milan to take him back to Italy. Read More »

Vettel on top in Monaco

Hamilton now trails title rival Sebastian Vettel by 25 points. He finished ahead of Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen with Australia's Daniel Ricciardo third in his Red Bull. It is very hard for the leading auto on track to get jumped by the second vehicle unless the team decide to favour the other auto. "When Kimi stopped I was just going flat out as fast as I could". Read More »

LeBron James Speaks On Passing Michael Jordan's Playoffs Points Mark

The Golden State Warriors won 67 games during the regular season, and picked up the top seed. Cleveland has the No. 1 offensive efficiency in the playoffs with 120.7 points per 100 possessions; Golden State has the No. So it makes it even more risky when you equip that talent, that skill with those guys.”. "They just stayed resilient all year, got to the playoffs, and we really stepped our game up", he said. Read More »

England win a thriller to claim the series

England's superstar all-rounder Ben Stokes was the biggest beneficiary of that. He would undoubtedly remain in the Champions Trophy squad even if he can not bowl but it would be a huge blow to England's chances of their first global title over the longer one-day distance. Read More »

FA Cup: Arsenal beats Chelsea for third title in four seasons

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Replays showed there was no contact and Taylor was right to send Moses for an early bath. With Gabriel injured, Mustafi suffering from concussion and Laurent Koscielny suspended, Mertesacker stepped up. Sanchez looked for a second on 14 minutes but his fierce 25-yard effort dipped just over the Chelsea goal. But he made it clear he saw the need to bring in reinforcements over the summer to improve what he called "not a peak squad, but a normal" squad for next season, when they will ... Read More »

Vettel happy again after extending lead with Monaco GP win

However, Ferrari sealed a one-two finish with championship leader Sebastian Vettel stretching his lead to 25 points and opening up a 42-point gap at the top of the Constructors' Championship. A thrilling battle unfolded between Sainz in P6 and Hamilton right behind him, with the Mercedes getting within 1s of the Toro Rosso , but this was cut short by the intervention of a safety vehicle when the Sauber of Wehrlein crashed heavily on lap 61. Read More »

Clemson one of 16 teams hosting baseball regional

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Southern Miss is the only MS school that will host a regional and the only team in Conference USA to have the honor. The Seminoles finished with a 4-0 record in the ACC Tournament. Season ticket holders have the first right to purchase their tickets from the regular season. Based on availability, tickets also may be picked up at the ticket booth on game day, beginning three hours prior to the first game each day. Read More »

James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with win

LeBron James struggles were noticeable in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and following the game Richard Jefferson said James was sick, leaving speculation James" illness also plagued him in Game 4. "When you talk about Westbrook, he can't shoot the 3 like Kyrie", Brown said. "Get your teammates involved. Only because I feel we have some unfinished business from last season". Read More »