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Jimi Manuwa Set to Meet Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214 in Anaheim

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Jimi Manuwa is targeted to face Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214 , MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported Tuesday. The UFC's light-heavyweight division is shaping up to become one of the most entertaining in the promotion after another stellar 205lbs bout was scheduled for this summer. Read More »

Spalletti Quits Roma Job

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However, Spalleti was thanked by the club's President for his good job and has also promised the fans to get a good enough replacement who will continue with Roma in the right direction. Having served the club for 25 seasons, the 40-year-old stepped away from his professional career with the club after netting 307 times for the club in 786 matches. Read More »

Terriers lap it up with £170m Wembley win

Habsi thanked his fans in United Kingdom and Oman and said, "To all our dear fans and supporters, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for being with us throughout the season". But you can go from hero to zero in a week. "I think we are going to have a party now". "We're a strong team and we'll grow from it". "The players have done so well, I am proud of what these players have done this season". Read More »

Bundy helps Orioles snap 7-game losing streak

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Starter Luis Severino (4-2) had plenty to work with early, watching the AL East-leading Yankees (30-19) bolt to an 8-0 lead by the fourth innings - knocking out Baltimore right-hander Chris Tillman in the process. He touched 100 miles per hour with his fastball, pounded the strike zone, and generated weak contact all night. The Orioles took a 1-0 lead on a two-out RBI single by Trumbo in the first off Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery. Read More »

White Sox broadcaster Harrelson to retire after next season

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The play-by-play announcer for Comcast Sportsnet and WGN-TV will be scheduled for mostly Sunday home games during his final season - the 34th in his career, the announcement said. yes!" Hawk rejoined the White Sox in 1990 as an announcer and has stayed in that role ever since. "There will never be another personality in the booth quite like Hawk Harrelson", White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf said in a release. Read More »

Curry, not KD, needs the Finals MVP

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) trades high-five's with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics , on Thursday , May 25, 2017, in Boston . Read More »

Peter Bosz: ''We have to learn to play and win finals''

We did not create many chances during the game. Maybe, but we just came to do our job. "The fact that we can make history for the club, but the fact that we can line up in the Champions League with that music, I think there's no better feeling". Read More »

LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

LeBron James' Los Angeles area home was the target of vandals Tuesday night and police are investigating the issue as a possible hate crime. Sandoval says an unidentified person sprayed painted the N-word on the front gate. He lives in Bath, Ohio. "If this is to shed a light, and keep the conversation going, on my behalf, then I'm OK with it." The future Hall-of-Famer said that among his first thoughts upon hearing the news of the vandalism, which occurred while neither he or his ... Read More »

LeBron James' Cavaliers embracing underdog status in NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

What position will Draymond Green play the most? In the 2017 NBA Playoffs, Golden State only had head coach Steve Kerr for a limited amount of time . Instead of James having drawn criticism for jilting Cleveland for Miami in order to become a champion, this season it was Durant who aroused the ire of many fans by ditching fellow star Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City for the Superteam spotlight of the Warriors. Read More »

Durant not feeling pressure of NBA Finals expectations

But they like to beat the star on the other team. From the moment the final buzzer sounded after last year's Finals, the reigning champion Cavaliers and Warriors seemed destined to return this year for the ultimate grudge match between the last two National Basketball Association champions. Read More »

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ease into French Open second round

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Thanassi Kokkinakis came short in his bid to win his first match at a major in two years. Simona Halep is safely through to the second round of the French Open after beating Jana Cepelova of Slovakia in straight sets. Former French Open runners-up Sam Stosur and Sara Errani, the latter coming through qualifying, also moved into round two. Muguruza was far too lively for Schiavone as she dismantled the 2010 Roland Garros champion - winning 6-2, 6-4. Read More »

Djokovic starts French Open with decisive win

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With the victory, the 30-year-old Nadal extended his 2017 clay-court record to 18-1 and his career Roland Garros record to 73-2. Nadal, a 14-time Grand slam victor, will meet Dutchman Robin Haase in the second round. Not only did the Frenchman lose in the first round, he also refused a handshake from his opponent. "If I feel fresh and energized and excited to play for a week", he said, "that's when I do my best". Read More »

Back in the NBA Finals: Dominant Cavs crush Celtics

A massive defeat on Thursday night Game 5 would also leave the Celtics with the daunting principles of having to win the rest of the games to take the Eastern Conference Finals championship title - a almost impossible task against the Cleveland Cavaliers that since the four-time MVP LeBron James returned home to OH in 2014-15 season has a 33-4 playoff record against the Eastern Conference nemesis. Read More »

Doc Rivers: It was 'tough' to see Kevin Durant join Warriors

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The irony is not lost on Dub Nation, considering both guys won titles because the Celtics assembled a superteam similar to the Warriors' current contingent. On ESPN's 'The Jump , ' Pierce likened Durant's decision to getting beat up by a gang of bullies, then deciding to join them down the road. Having said that, it was his choice. Read More »

Top seed Angelique Kerber knocked out of French Open in first round

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Kvitova will now face Bethanie Mattek-Sands or Evgeniya Rodina in the next round. Makarova is now ranked 40th in the world, but she has been as high as No. So that's why what we try to show everyone. "But I didn't. I was just happy to be back, to see the crowd, to see my full box and the people who really support me all the time, thorugh a hard time". Read More »

Manchester attack: United Kingdom resumes USA intelligence sharing after leak row

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Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, a Manchester native, said on Friday he would donate the proceeds of his show next Tuesday in the city to a fund supporting victims and their families. Words can not express our sorrow for the victims and families harmed in this senseless attack. Libyan Special Deterrent Force spokesman Ahmed bin Salem told AP Abedi's mother and brother in Tripoli revealed the phone call when they were questioned. Read More »

Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros

Then he has to leave, because he has some scheduled. things that he can not reschedule. "I will try to learn as much as I can from him". So far plenty of information, plenty of things to process. - Frenchman Gilles Simon was beaten by Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili 1-6 6-2 6-4 6-1. He is among the favorite to win in Paris , but can you play two matches in a row of five sets? Djokovic improved to 56-11 lifetime at Roland Garros, and he moved within three wins of Jimmy Connors for second on ... Read More »

Steve Hansen questions British and Irish Lions tour schedule

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The acrimony of the incident permeated throughout the tour. They did, though, earn a 14-14 draw in 1971 which sealed their only series victory in New Zealand . Four significant cups - the Webb Ellis Cup, Tom French Cup, Dave Gallaher Cup and Women's Sevens World Cup - will be displayed as a fitting demonstration of New Zealand rugby team's recent global achievements. Read More »

Ultimate Test Awaits Ducks Tonight in Do-or-Die Game 6

He's another reason Nashville looks primed to win the Cup - and contend for years to come. After last night's 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks , the Nashville Predators are one win away from their first Stanley Cup Finals appearance. Read More »

Bears sign fullback Burton

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After averaging 15 snaps as a rookie, his playing time dipped almost 60 percent in 2016. Burton, a 6', 247 pound fullback, was a fifth round pick of the Lions in the 2015 draft from Rutgers, where he had 47 receptions for 401 yards, and 22 rushes for 116 yards. Read More »

Kvitova delights in 'special' comeback win

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Though she only practiced a few weeks before Paris and lacks full feeling in one finger, Kvitova moved well, struck with ambition, saved all three break points she faced and beamed with joy afterward . Next up is either the American Bethanie Mattek-Sands or Evgeniya Rodina of Russian Federation. I'm glad with how I played. In the victory, Mattek-Sands won 52 percent of her first serve points and 60 percent of her second serve points. Read More »

Posey avoids "big guys tumbling" in Nats-Giants brawl

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Strickland stood his ground, and the pair swung at each other before the benches cleared. "Not in that situation since it's been three years and they won the World Series that year", Harper said . "Next thing you know he's going after him", Posey said. "If anybody gets suspended", Baker said, "the pitcher should get suspended". They say time heals all wounds but for Strickland, it hasn't been long enough. Read More »

LeBron James: Hate is 'alive every single day'

James was happy his family was safe, but was noticeably somber as he tried to make sense of the senseless. In 2015, James and his production company signed a developmental deal with Warner Bros. LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on prior to Game Five of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on May 25, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Read More »

Kerber in historic first round loss at French Open

The French Open was not a day old by the time that Dan Evans had proved beyond doubt that his relationship with clay court tennis is fractious and Angelique Kerber proved that her relationship with success is fragile. It was the second successive first round exit at Roland Garros for Kerber and continued a miserable spell for the 29-year-old on clay. It was a real pleasure to play in front of them and play how I played. Read More »

Bale regrets racing back from injury, says "not 100 percent" for final

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Bale has played less minutes but he has recovered from his injury. One player who the fans and the rest of Bale's teammates do count on is Isco , who has shone this season. The talented midfielder played more than 150 games with each of the clubs. They can play together! Anything can happen in a final, but we're sure we'll play a great game and win. Read More »

Basketball: Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

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The Cavaliers , who lost their first match of the 2017 Playoffs on Sunday night, bounced back at home to beat the Celtics by 13 points. But they've got a multitude of people who are unselfish in that regard and play a attractive game, and on top of that play "D" at the other end. Read More »

What do Pens and Preds have in store for Game 2?

Jake Guentzel scored 10 seconds into the third period to put Pittsburgh in front. Anaheim eventually won on a Nick Ritchie goal that Rinne probably should have had. The Swede dangled the puck around Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta and beat Matt Murray at 12:57 of the first period . Part of his job title is to alert coach Mike Sullivan when to challenge a call. Read More »

Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

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Venus Williams continued to impress at her 20th Paris appearance, beating Japan's Kurumi Nara 6-3, 6-1. As often in Paris , Djokovic spoke in French during his on-court interview, and joked. "I don't know how to take this last comment", he said. Contesting his 50th consecutive Grand Slam event, Djokovic played with conviction and clarity powering to a 5-0 lead in 18 minutes before banging out three errors from his opponent wrapping up the opening set in 28 minutes. Read More »

Arsene Wenger issues huge warning to Alexis Sanchez and Ozil

Club chiefs had tabled offers of £280,000-a-week to try and tempt them to stay which would put them on double the amount of any other player at the club. In addition to disillusionment about Arsenal's failure to challenge for significant trophies, notwithstanding a third FA Cup in four years, the Chile forward has also clashed with Wenger and several team-mates this season during matches and in training. Read More »

Horschel Wins Byron Nelson on First Playoff Hole

Both players missed par putts on the last hole to force the play-off. I can't just lag it down there two feet short and. "Sleeping on the lead, you can overthink it", he said. "Get a little momentum and confidence". World No 1 Dustin Johnson closed with a final-round 69 to finish in a share of 13th, while defending champion Sergio Garcia shot a four-over 74 to end the week on four under. Read More »

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

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Nashville , which trails the series 1-0 despite dominating Game 1 , is keeping things status quo. "I think we're ready for that challenge". What better way to get an idea of the Penguins' and Predators' game plans than to get it straight from two men who have played very crucial positions. Read More »