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Chelsea readied for Barca test as Willian leads rout of Hull

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Now, the comments he made on Conte is quite obvious as it is clear by their touchline antics that Wenger, given his experience, is much more composed than the fiery Italian. 'Good game, good performance. Although they were without the likes of N'Golo Kante and Eden Hazard , who were rested, Chelsea's start gave every indication that Hull were in for a long night, as Willian opened the scoring in just the second minute. Read More »

Penn State upsets No. 8 Buckeyes for a season sweep

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Ohio State wouldn't have any problems in the Big Ten if it weren't for Penn State. Penn State is coming off a dominating win of their own, defeating IL 74-52 in Champaign on Sunday. Sophomore forward Lamar Stevens has averaged his own 15.5 points on an efficient 47.4 percent from the field. Conversely, Penn State fans should keep an eye on the teams placed with the Nittany Lions in the "Next Four Out", those placed in the "First Four Out", and those in the "Last Four In". Read More »

Canada's Lee pulled onto Czech Republic bench during hockey game

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The Czech Republic won the game 3-2 in a shootout at Kwandong Hockey Centre. The bottom eight finishers face off in the four-game playoff qualification round, with the four winners advancing to the quarter-finals. "A penalty shot is 50-50", said Roman Cervenka, who took one of the Czech's penalties and was stopped by Scrivens. Scrivens made some strong stops to keep the game 2-2, throwing up his right shoulder to rob Jakub Nakladal in the second and kicking out his left leg on a Lukas ... Read More »

Team USA Gets Smoked by Team World in High-Scoring Bout

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Hield is the only King in two All-Star Weekend events. Bogdanovic won Rising Stars MVP, leading a balanced World Team to a 155-124 win over the U.S. Overall, Team World connected on 23 of their 56 attempts from three-point land, a blistering mark compared to Team USA's 11-of-40. "Unfortunately, our shots didn't fall". Read More »

Ryan Blaney: Wins Can-Am Duel 1

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The expectation is for a long line of cars in an unstable parade with the exception of Ricky Stenhouse and Kevin Harvick , two drivers with fast Fords who seem perfectly willing to break from the parade and actually race. If no other reason than the new faces, it's a new look NASCAR. No drivers failed to qualify for the race. He'll start 34th on the 40-car grid. RBR driver David Gilliland is a +12,500 longshot. Read More »

Paul Pogba misses Manchester United's FA Cup game against Huddersfield

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United manager, Jose Mourinho in his pre-match news conference, had said that the French global would return to the side after a poor run-of-form in the past few weeks. United, weren't made to rue that decision, though, as Romelu Lukaku struck early in both halves to ease their passage into a quarter-final at home to Brighton. Read More »

Simmons scores Rising Stars win

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Team dunks during the Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game during All-Star Friday Night as part of 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend at the STAPLES Center on February 16, 2018 in Los Angeles , California. "I want to win, but I want to have fun at the same time". The Philadelphia star has his sights set on playing in the NBA All-Star game soon, not just being the best rookie. Read More »

South African lions eat 'poacher' with just his head found

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The deceased was positively identified at the Maphutha Malatji Hospital Mortuary in Namakgale outside Phalaborwa by his sister-in-law, who is staying in South Africa at Humulani village in Limpopo, according to the police. One said: "The head was still there but the lions had eaten most of the rest". This incident comes months after another poacher was charged by a rhino and killed in Namibia. Read More »

Notre Dame's appeal denied, 21 football victories vacated, NCAA panel affirms

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In academic misconduct cases, the penalty of vacation of team records has, until now, only been applied in the case of serious forms of institutional culpability: when coaches, administrators, or persons with academic responsibilities are complicit in cheating, or when an institution fails to monitor or lacks control over its athletics program. Read More »

Australia captain Smith wins second Allan Border medal

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It's unlikely to be Smith winning either of them though and his closest rival for the Allan Border Medal , David Warner , is likely to be in the reckoning again. Shortly before he succeeded Clarke as Australian skipper, Smith became the Test Player of the Year in 2015. Perry's unbeaten 213 against England in November is the third-highest women's Test score and broke the Australian record. Read More »

Rugby stars questioned over assault declare

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According to Le Parisien newspaper Louis Picamoles was one of the players hauled off the plane. A police spokesman told the Press Association news agency that the French players were questioned in connection with a report of a sexual assault in downtown Edinburgh early Monday following Scotland's 32-26 win over France in the Six Nations. Read More »

Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany will lift Premier League title'

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Guardiola said at the time that he simply did not have enough players available to name a squad of 18, and that the youth team had played the night before, meaning none of the players would have been able to travel. Meanwhile, Guardiola hopes Riyad Mahrez plays against Manchester City tomorrow after returning to training with Leicester . I am happy for him as well. Read More »

Foles, Eagles shock the world with Super Bowl win

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The team just took part in their Super Bowl parade on Thursday, celebrating the organization's first ever Super Bowl title with almost a million fans. The Eagles embraced their underdog status against the heavily-favored Patriots , and used it to their advantage, scoring early and often against the Patriots - the game as a whole only featured one punt. Read More »

Rival Koreas march under one flag at Pyeongchang opening ceremony

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The invitation was delivered on Saturday at a landmark meeting between Moon and the North Korean leader's sister Kim Yo-jong in the Presidential Palace in Seoul , Yonhap news agency reported . But North Korea seems to be sticking to its anti-American stance. US Vice-President Mike Pence , sitting a few seats away in the same Opening Ceremony VIP booth, looked stony faced as the scene unfolded. Read More »

North's 'army of beauties' seduces as Koreans' Olympics debut ends in tears

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Kim Yo-jong, who is believed to have studied in Switzerland, just like her elder brother, made headlines as soon as she appeared at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, with many starting to compare her with US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, partially because of the role the two women play in politics. Read More »

EPL: Aguero nets four in Man City rout

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On three occasions, Lionel Messi lifted the golden trophy under Guardiola's stewardship of Barcelona. And the Argentine isn't naive to the fact that De Bruyne has played a key role in his goals. When asked if the "one" title he was referring to was the Champions League, Guardiola said: "Of course". De Bruyne will be well on his way to the top should he spearhead an impressive Champions League run in the following months. Read More »

Boston Celtics: Concern sets in following blowout loss to Cavs

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Lebron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers cheers his teammates during their game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on February 11, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. First off, Cleveland got Larry Nance Jr ., who is a great defender, which they didn't really have before, plus Nance is the kind of player that could fit in any team, so he is a clear upgrade to the roster. Read More »

Olympic Results: Germany Leads Medal Count

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Battling not only the competition, but a strong, swirling wind, Jamie Anderson rode to gold in snowboard slopestyle. The United States and Canada also both medaled in the team figure skating event, only this time it was the Canadians capturing gold while the Americans settled for bronze behind the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation. Read More »

'Frank, candid' talks held with Moon, says Pyongyang

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Murphy wasn't the only one to note Pence had condemned NFL players for kneeling in protest during the national anthem. After his staged walk-out at an American football game in October, on Friday it was the turn of US ally, South Korea, to feel the brunt of his pointed political point-scoring. Read More »

Joint Olympic team makes history for two Koreas

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Last month, a White House official told reporters Pence would attend the Winter Olympics opening to cheer American athletes and to counter any North Korean effort to "hijack" the games with a propaganda campaign. Speaking to the Washington Post's Josh Rogin aboard Air Force Two on his flight home, Pence said the United States would participate in direct talks with North Korea's leadership without preconditions - something experts have long urged the administration to do. Read More »

Trump and Kim lookalikes cause a stir at Pyeongchang Olympics

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Trump has at times questioned the goal of further talks with the North after years of negotiations by previous USA administrations failed to halt the North's weapons programs. Any meeting would represent a diplomatic coup for Moon, who swept to power previous year on a policy of engaging more with the reclusive North and has pushed for a diplomatic solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear and missile programme. Read More »

Jordan Clarkson makes first basket with Cavaliers in debut vs. Boston

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We could imagine that in Cleveland it will get better over time. In Nance's final two years, Revere had a 40-6 overall record, 28-0 mark in league games and was a two-time District finalist. The trades mooted a mini controversy over whether the Celtics would honor Isaiah Thomas in his return to Boston. "I've gotta say", Bryant declared, "you made all the Celtics legends proud". Read More »

Fiorentina-Juventus, le probabili formazioni. Marchisio dal 1′

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Venti giorni più tardi in Juventus-Roma, segna proprio l'ex di turno dei giallorossi, il marocchino Benatia che decide il rocambolesco match giocato ad armi pari dalla squadra di Di Francesco. Da stabilire se il tocco del Cholito è da considerare una nuova giocata o meno. Guida alla fine annulla tutto e assegna, come gli viene suggerito in auricolare, un fuorigioco precedente al tocco di mano. Read More »

Hawks fans taunt Cavs with epic LeBron chant

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Any time that Lebron James is in town you can be sure there will be a large audience and plenty of creative jabs thrown the Kings way. "I'm really excited about the new guys we have, and I'm really excited about what they are going to bring to the table", Altman said according to ESPN . Read More »

Wenger won't rest stars in Europe League

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Spurs continued with the same essence in the second half and eventually scored a goal through a Harry Kane header. After missing a good chance in a tense first half, Kane put the home side ahead when he rose to head Ben Davies' 49th-minute cross back across the goal and into the bottom corner. Read More »

Dutchman claims third straight gold

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Kramer won the 5,000 meters at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday for his third straight gold medal over the distance, becoming the first man to achieve that streak. The 31-year-old, who won silver in the 5,000m at the Games in Turin in 2006 as well as gold in Vancouver and Sochi, started well and settled into a steady rhythm as he glided to victory in Gangneung. Read More »

Gophers ladies crush Penn State, begin homestand on excessive be aware

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This victory moved the Gophers up to fourth in the Big Ten , making the upcoming home games a tough battle. "I wish we could eliminate halftimes", coach Brad Underwood said. IL also went scoreless over a 4:13 minute stretch midway through the first half, though it responded with a 7-0 run over a 2:25 minute-span, starting at the 5:20 minute mark in the first half. Read More »

Turnover: Cavaliers overhaul roster with stunning series of trades

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His time with the Cavs was an unmitigated disaster. The makeover was also aimed at placating James, who can become a free agent and leave Cleveland this summer. Hill chipped in 12 while getting the start at point guard, while Nance added just five points but snagged four rebounds. Altman feels the trades will rejuvenate James. Read More »

A 17-Year-Old Snowboarder Chloe Kim To Dominate Winter Olympics 2018

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Kim Jong-jin was with his wife, two other daughters and Chloe's aunt at Phoenix Snow Park in PyeongChang, some 180 kilometers east of Seoul, to see Chloe's Winter Olympics debut in the women's half-pipe event. In the recent years, Kim's achievement shows that she has dominated the women's half-pipe. But for now, she's just soaking in her first Olympics. Read More »

3rd Women's ODI: India lose to South Africa by 7 wickets

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India frittered away a great platform provided by Shikhar Dhawan (109) and Virat Kohli (75) to finish on 289 for seven thanks to a superb last 15 overs in the field by the Proteas after a delay for lightning. On the night, hampered as they were by having bowled four overs each of Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah when rain arrived, it must have started with Kohli wanting to get rid of others' overs before making it Bumrah v the batsmen, but as the asking rate became easier, Bumrah had to be brought ... Read More »

Liverpool emerge as favourites to sign out-of-favour Real Madrid star

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A second-half goal from Neymar saw PSG to a 1-0 victory on Saturday, extending their winning streak to six games in all competitions. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first hat trick of the season four days before Real Madrid meets Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League with its season on the line. Read More »

North and South Korea parade together at Winter Games 2018

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The proposal was announced in a meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong. The South Korean President has been seeking to maintain a dialogue mood between the two Koreas by making the PyeongChang Winter Olympics "a peace Olympic". Read More »