Thursday, 5 December 2019
Latest news
Home » Sports


Chelsea expect Eden Hazard to miss three months after ankle surgery


Speaking on Sunday, he said he would be happy to stay at Stamford Bridge - but admitted an approach from Real Madrid would be considered. "I am keen to win trophies ". It remains to be seen if the injury will scupper a prospective bid for Hazard from the 12 times Champions League winners. "I am feeling very well at Chelsea ". Read More »

Memorial Tournament: Jason Dufner rebounds to earn fifth PGA Tour victory

Dufner lost a five-shot lead in the third round. Another good par save followed on the last and when Wood had to take a drop after sending his final tee-shot into the trees, Paratore had secured his maiden victory. With that left for par and hanging onto a two-shot lead, Dufner drained the long putt to essentially seal the deal. He made it more exciting than he preferred on the 18th by driving into thick rough just short of the bunker, and hacking out into more rough. Read More »

Australian washout helps Blackcaps chances of Champions Trophy knockout qualification

The wicket was different from the one we had against England . With two of the three matches played so far in Group A being abandoned, it is advantage England as we move into the fourth game in the pool. Australia's fast bowlers were wasteful against New Zealand , prompting Smith to describe it as "one of the worst bowling displays we've put on for a very long time". Read More »

Here's a sneak peek of that LeBron James-Kevin Durant track

One person who has heard the song says he recalls Durant rapping the first verse, James hopping on for the second and then Durant finishing it off . The long lost LeBron James-Kevin Durant rap collaboration isn't so long lost after all. Bayless, who has also carved out a dubious niche as a persistent critic of James, was again targeted by Durant in 2016, when he reportedly requested that a journalist ask him a question about Bayless at a postseason news conference so he could lambaste the ... Read More »

Sehwag submits 'two-line' resume for India's head coach gig


According to reports , Sehwag wrote a two line application stating that he was mentor of the Kings XI Punjab outfit and that he was familiar with the current crop of Indian players. As Kumble's replacement looks imminent, sources say Sehwag is the front-runner for the job. Sehwag was contacted by one of the general managers of the BCCI on the sidelines of an IPL game, and asked to apply for the job of coach. Read More »

Burnley's Kevin Long makes Ireland debut in 3-1 defeat to Mexico


Tecatito, who had missed Mexico's previous games through injury, made his presence known right away by finishing off an early breakaway with a brilliant right-footed strike. If he was a player short of confidence, you'd understand what happened next. Harry Arter has vowed to let his football do the talking as he attempts to establish himself as a Republic of Ireland regular. Read More »

U2 adds Buffalo to The Joshua Tree Tour 2017


As for the last time U2 played within Detroit city limits, you have to jump back to March 1985 when the group played Joe Louis Arena. Aires, Santiago and Sao Paulo . In Mexico and South America, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have been confirmed as special guest for all dates. subscribers will be able to buy tickets from 10 a.m on Thursday, June 8, through 5 p.m. Read More »

LeBron James to Get Over Game 2 With Food and Wine

Golden State won a record 73 regular-season games past year and led 2-0 only for Cleveland to make the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history and take the title. James: No, I'm not a past guy too much. "I'm just seeing a lot of bodies", Irving said. Q: Is there anything that you saw out there tonight that makes you feel good, that makes you feel like you see a path? "If you're trying to chase something, that kind of deters what you're trying to do". Read More »

Cavaliers' depth isn't the biggest problem against white-hot Warriors

Durant has played five playoff road games with the Warriors (he missed Game 3 against the Trail Blazers in the first round) and they have won each of those games by double-digits. Last year's NBA Finals averaged 20.3 million viewers and an 11.4 household rating. ESPN reported last week that Durant is willing to accept less than a max contract this summer to stay with the Warriors . Read More »

Nadal marches on in pursuit of 10th French Open title


That would extend Nadal's already seemingly unsurmountable record and further cement his standing as the "King of Clay", with no other player as successful on the surface as Nadal has been, at Slams or otherwise. Wozniacki has the slight edge in both the overall head-to-head (7-6) and in their Slam meetings (3-2); all of Wozniacki's Slam wins have come at the US Open (in 2009, 2011 and 2016), while Kuznetsova was victorious at the Australian Open in 2013 and Wimbledon past year. Read More »

Warriors take 2-0 series lead in NBA Finals

The Cavaliers , who had a pretty easy time of it in the East on their march to the Finals, have collectively been anything but their best these last two games. It really is a series that's just loaded with high-powered weapons all over the floor. Tonight was a game based on talent. We understand how unsafe they are. Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to take 2-0 lead

For the Cavaliers to have any chance of defending home court in Games 3 and 4, they need to slow the pace down against the Warriors . Steve Kerr at ORACLE Arena, Oakland , California, June 4. But the longer the series goes - and a long series is the hope now for the Cavaliers - the more acute the need to keep James fresh-ish with help on both ends of the floor. Read More »

Memory fails Nishikori ahead of Murray reunion


Murray broke the serve of the 21-year-old Russian, playing in a Slam fourth round for the first time, on five occasions. Men's world No. 1 Andy Murray recorded the 650th victory in career as he beat Karen Khachanov in the fourth round. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo explains his post-Champions League final haircut


While La Vecchia Signora made life hard for Los Blancos in a first half in which Mario Mandzukic cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener with a superb overhead kick, Zinedine Zidane's side turned on the style in the second half, with their dominance rewarded after goals by Casemiro , Ronaldo once more, and Marco Asensio. Read More »

Witthoeft arrives late to French Open match


Rafa Nadal returned to Roland Garros after his birthday celebrations and showed no signs of slowing up, railroading compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-2 6-2 in the fourth round on Sunday. Nadal, who turned 31 on Saturday, equals the mark for Roland Garros last-eight appearances held by Roger Federer . She broke down in tears during her post-match speech to the crowd, which regaled her with chants of her nickname, "Kiki!" And we're in the quarterfinals. Read More »

Calls for May to resign over police cuts

With the general election only three days away, Mr. Corbyn said he would like to see Mrs. While Theresa May was Home Secretary between 2010 and 2016, before taking the Tory Party's reins from David Cameron after the Brexit vote, she took a number of hardline decisions that affected immigration policy in the United Kingdom. Read More »

Astros use 2 homers to beat Royals for 11th straight win


The Houston Astros have won 11 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Royals rookie Eric Skoglund in his second career start, left two pitches in the second inning, both of which were shotgunned for two-run doubles in the Royals' 8-0 loss to the Indians on Sunday. Read More »

Predators, Rinne shut down Penguins, tie Stanley Cup Final


Can the Nashville Predators even up the Stanley Cup Finals when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 tonight at 8PM ET? And they're doing it with a guy who turned 37 on Monday (Fisher), a castoff who was never drafted ( Gaudreau ), a guy who was acquired for David Legwand (Jarnkrok) and a guy who has a career average of one goal every 8.38 games (Sissons). Read More »

Murray in a hurry after straight-set victory

However, the Spaniard did receive two time violation warnings during the match from Carlos Ramos, the same umpire who incensed Novak Djokovic by enforcing a similar penalty in the Serbian's third-round victory over Diego Schwartzman. He was the runner-up a year ago. "Looks like one of the top four guys" is going to end up grasping the champion's Coupe des Mousquetaires, seven-time major titlist John McEnroe observed. Read More »

Video review gives Nashville Predators second goal in Game 4

Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis (4) and Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) battle for the puck during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Nashville, . The Penguins also have managed just four shots on goal in 13 power plays in the series with just one goal with the man advantage. Game 5 is Thursday night in Pittsburgh. Read More »

Jose Mourinho sends message to Man United supporters about Antoine Griezmann


The British newspaper " The Times " already knows who will hunt the scouts of Manchester United . He could be considering it means he gets to stay at Manchester United , where they appear to be back on the right track under Mourinho. The Red Devils have managed to obtain three trophies in the campaign having already secured the Community Shield and EFL Cup ahead of Wednesday's final in Stockholm , they completed their treble with goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan and ... Read More »

Herrera stays hot, Phillies hammer Colon, Braves 11-4


He scored on a single by Altherr, and then Joseph pulled a towering two-run homer down the left field line on the first pitch he saw from Colon . Which brings us to Freddy Galvis , who like Herrera and Franco has been all about streakiness at the plate during his career, but unlike them wasn't quickly pegged as a long-term answer at his position. Read More »

Real Madrid Dominate UEFA's Champions League Squad Of The Season


Zinedine Zidane's men showed their killer instinct to win the title for the third time in four seasons. It was an wonderful weekend for Real Madrid as, after being FC Barcelona to the La Liga title, Los Blancos became the first club in the history of the Champions League to retain the trophy. Read More »

Giants' Strickland, Nats' Harper Brawl After HBP

When the Nationals visited AT&T Park for the first time after the 2014 postseason series, Bryce Harper took to Instagram to compliment the city. During the celebration, Harper dashed back onto the field with teammates. "Guess that's the only way he could get him out, by hitting him. It looked like it was intentional to me". The first pitch he saw from Hunter Strickland left a dent on his hip and set off a wild brawl. Read More »

McIlroy fit to compete in US Open


Open's first trip to Wisconsin and will no doubt be a fan favorite for his fellow Wisconsinites". McIlroy, who won the US Open when it was held at Congressional Country Club in 2011, admits majors are his ultimate priority, as they will define his career. Read More »

Draymond Green Snaps Back At Reporter's Question After NBA Finals Game 2

Curry credited the sequence and his more focused play in the second half to a halftime speech from Steve Kerr , who was back on the bench for the first time since Game 2 of the first round six weeks ago. But the Lakers lost Game 1 against the 76ers, with Allen Iverson scoring 48 points in an overtime win on the road. And at that point I was a little bit more composed than earlier in that possession. Read More »

Over 1500 football fans injured in Turin stampede


Real Madrid defeated Juventus in the soccer match, 4-1. Though Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic scored this wondergoal , Ronaldo Senior was clearly the star of the show as he struck twice to boost Real Madrid's chances of success on the night. Read More »

Mississippi State ousts South Alabama from NCAAs, 7-3


State will await the results of this afternoon's game between Southern Miss and South Alabama to see who they'll face in tonight's elimination game (set for 6:00 pm CT). He came with the breaking ball in the second time and I kind of figured he'd try to stick one in on me on the second pitch and that's what he did. South Alabama (40-21) scored in the second and fourth innings on solo home runs by first baseman Wells Davis. Read More »

Rain lashes Australia's Champions Trophy chances

Rain came calling in their opener against New Zealand which helped them out from a precarious position but heaven's opened up on Monday too when they looked good to win against Bangladesh . Australia captain Steve Smith: "It's a little bit frustrating not to get a result in". Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan managed to steady the Bangladesh innings before the latter fell leg before wicket (LBW) to Travis Head for 29. Read More »

Australia and NZ resume play after rain


Hazlewood looked at his best as he picked four more wickets in his next two overs to bowl out New Zealand to 291 in 45 overs - an over less than the allotted 46-over mark. Ronchi returned with more lusty blows amid the best atmosphere of the innings, completing his first ODI fifty in the last 37 innings dating to January and his 170 against Sri Lanka . Read More »

Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight


Top seed Andy Murray outplayed Russia's Karen Khachanov 6-3 6-4 6-4 in the French Open fourth round on Monday to set up a quarter-final showdown with Japan's Kei Nishikori . Murray – beaten finalist a year ago – continued where he left off against Juan Martin del Potro on Saturday to beat the unseeded Russian with barely a scare. Read More »

Episode 461 - NBA Finals Game 2 Review & Game 3 Preview

Hopefully we get to hear the song one day. "We know this is far from over ". That's demoralizing, especially for a team like the Cavaliers that enjoyed utter dominance themselves through the Eastern Conference playoffs. "The game is too fresh". To say pick up the slack is kind of a ridiculous term because he's a great player, an MVP, one of the best players in the world. Read More »

Seahawks' Wagner and Chancellor added to NFL Network's Top 100


Watt is a force to be reckoned with, but he didn't make an impact at all last season. Some on social media believe Watt is saying he doesn't deserve to be on the list at all as he barely played last season, while others think he is trying to say he thinks he needs to be higher on the list. Read More »