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Chelsea v Barcelona: Champions League

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Barcelona went to Stamford Bridge after being held to a 0-0 draw at the Nou Camp in the first leg and they went 1-0 down, with Chelsea seemingly heading into the UCL final. Following the 4-0 win over Hull on Friday night, Conte admitted he has been kept awake planning how to beat the free-flowing La Liga leaders. "We are talking about the best player in the world", he added. Read More »

Say Good Morning To The Renault Sport RS18 Formula 1 vehicle

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Renault have launched their striking 2018 auto, the RS18, as the team aim to take the next step towards the front of Formula 1. Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz form the team's highly-rated driver line-up, with the latter starting his first full season at Enstone after joining for the final four races of last season. Read More »

Why Baker Mayfield Isn't Going To The 2018 NFL Draft

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Because he's a talent. He was named the NFC Player of the Year in 1980 and led the Eagles to their first of three Super Bowl appearances in franchise history that same season. He apologized after planting an Oklahoma flag at midfield after a 31-16 win at Ohio State. He was "suspended" for two plays the following week. "I'm proud of that one", Mayfield said, referencing Wilson's school but not mentioning him by name. Read More »

Transactions roundup: Bears release Jerrell Freeman

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The Chicago Bears have reportedly declined veteran offensive guard Josh Sitton's $8 million option, sources confirmed to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Then came news a few weeks later that another test came up positive for performance enhancers, which handed Freeman a ten-game suspension from the league. Read More »

City and Latics charged with failing to control players

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It is claimed that a supporter hit the Argentine from behind, spat at him and said "suck my d***" during a pitch invasion. Sergio Aguero was involved in a confrontation with a Wigan fan as ugly scenes marred the end of the League One (third-tier) side's shock FA Cup win over Manchester City on Monday (Tuesday NZT). Read More »

Why crowd showered figure skater with Winnie the Pooh bears

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It is four years since "Yuzu" came to skating, to follow his older sister Saya. The screen has 16 times the number of pixels as current high-definition models. If Hanyu wobbles again and Fernandez skates his three-quad routine cleanly, the three-time Olympian could make his first medal a gold. "Some conflict with the sponsor, so I was not able to bring the yellow bear", said Hanyu after the men's short program. Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho keen on Real Madrid midfield star

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The 28-year-old is also precisely the kind of holding passer that Mourinho wants to succeed the retiring Michael Carrick , and ideally sit between Nemanja Matic and Pogba in the centre. Of course, we need balance in the team. But I don't take you in other directions. The report goes on to state that Real are exploring the possibility of bringing in the former Bayer Leverkusen star as they look to revamp their squad after a disastrous La Liga title defence. Read More »

Austin Dillon gets Daytona 500 tattoo to commemorate victory

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He is happy that he could help his grandfather, the owner of the team, secure another win. And while Austin is acting as if we might not be seeing the tattoo anytime soon, we have a feeling we might soon get a glimpse of it, as wife Whitney is incredibly active on social media, often documenting what seems like their entire lives on her Instagram feed. Read More »

Diamondbacks acquire OF Steven Souza from Rays in three-way trade

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In 2017, Souza hit 30 home runs and 78 RBI, posting.239/.351/.459 hitting splits. He's owed $3.55 million for the upcoming season, and he's not eligible for free agency until after the 2020 season. The 28-year-old has four years of Major League experience. Drury made his MLB debut in 2015 and has blasted 31 homers and driven in 124 runs while slashing.271/.319/.448 in 289 career games in the big leagues. Read More »

Torino 0 Juventus 1: Champions win derby but lose Higuain

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Brazilian Sandro scored after 33 minutes for the six-time defending champions who dominated despite being weakened by injuries and losing top scorer Gonzalo Higuain to an early knock. "Dybala is in good condition, but not enough to start". Juventus play three games before they travel to London ― two Serie A matches against Atalanta and Lazio and an Italian Cup semi-final, second leg against Atalanta. Read More »

Hanyu breaks 66-year old record to defend men's figure skating title

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Zhou, who became the first skater to land a quad lutz in Olympic competition in the short program a day earlier, attempted five quads and landed three for a score of 192.16. "I knew at that point that I had literally nothing to lose, so I decided just to try it", Chen said. "But I am so thankful for the people I had around me ... Read More »

UberEats driver suspected of fatally shooting customer in Atlanta

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Local media reported that 36-year-old Robert Bivines turned himself in on Monday. It's unclear exactly what happened leading up to the shooting, but witnesses said that words were exchanged between the two men. Uber told reporters that Bivines had passed a background check and worked for the company Uber Eats, which is a food delivery service, less than a week, but they removed his access to their app. Read More »

French Skater's Breast Pops Out During Mid-Routine Olympic Wardrobe Malfunction

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The clasp at the back of Papadakis' halter top snapped, exposing her left breast on live television. Having her full-breast exposed on live television left Gabriella Papadakis in tears but the vast love and support shown by her fans on the pictures and videos from PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games should definitely cheer her up! "I told myself I didn't have a choice; I have to keep going". Read More »

Adam Rippon has revealed which member of One Direction he's into

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Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon , who is openly gay, admitted his celebrity crush to UsWeekly and it's none other than Harry Styles . Rippon, 28, said during his stop at the BuzzFeed Snapchat studio in PyeongChang of the 71-year-old's attempt to set her son Sam Greisman up with the Olympian via Twitter . Read More »

JD Martinez, Red Sox agree to 5-year deal for $110 million

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The Scott Boras client eventually came to the Red Sox terms because Dombrowski went about his courtship wisely. The Red Sox' team salary for luxury tax purposes was in the $210 million region before adding Martinez, so with a $22 million annual average value, the Red Sox should be able to remain under the $237 million mark, avoiding a costly penalty of 10 spots on their first-round draft pick and the loss of global bonus money. Read More »

Sevilla need to kill off Alexis Sanchez threat - Vincenzo Montella

Amid criticism from Mourinho of his recent performances, Paul Pogba is back in the United squad after illness kept him out of the FA Cup win at Huddersfield Town . No more so than in the next few weeks as in between their two legs against Sevilla , United also host Chelsea and Liverpool in the Premier League with all three sides locked in a battle to finish in the top four. Read More »

Coleman breaks world record in 60m

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If the blue riband event of athletics was contested over 80 metres rather than 100, Christian Coleman would be a world champion right now. "I wanted to go get it", Coleman said after the race. "I just flourish in those moments". Coleman posted a time of 6.34 seconds, which beats a 20-year-old mark set by Maurice Greene in 1998. " It's not really in my personality, but when the lights are on, it just comes out ". Read More »

Monday night blues. German fan fury triggers protests at Eintracht Frankfurt

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RB Leipzig raced into a 1-0 lead in the 13th minute following a wonderful passing move which was finished off with a calm first-time strike by Jean-Kevin Augustin from Konrad Laimer's square pass. Leipzig were awarded a penalty four minutes later after Rebic fouled Marcel Sabitzer but the referee changed his mind after a VAR review as Sabitzer had been offside. Read More »

Texans To Release OLB Brian Cushing After Nine Seasons

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Basically, he's trending backward. He was previously suspended four games for violating the same policy in 2010. Only 31, but with a seeming regression at hand, it will be interesting to see what he demands on the open market when the Texans officially release him from the roster. Read More »

Roger Federer victory makes him the oldest No 1

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Federer will officially dethrone his old rival Rafael Nadal at the top of the rankings when the new ATP rankings are updated on Monday. Federer said ahead of the final that the more aggressive player would win and Dimitrov started the strongest, winning his first game to love as he slammed powerful forehands and backhands past Federer. Read More »

Eagles coach Doug Pederson promotes Mike Groh to offensive coordinator

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ESPN's Tim McManus reported that coach Doug Pederson chose to elevate Groh into the offensive coordinator role Tuesday after conducting two interviews a day earlier: One with Groh, and another with running backs coach Duce Staley . He was with the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Rams before spending last season with the Eagles. Press Taylor is also receiving a promotion, according to McManus. Read More »

How to Watch Bayern Munich vs. Besiktas

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The club is now fourth in the Turkish Super Lig. As a result Bayern have opted to sell tickets in the away sections to home supporters, and are hopeful the game could still be a sell out. Gunes relies on his veteran players: on defender Pepe , who has triumphed before in Munich while with Real Madrid; on Gary Medel, aka "Pitbull", the Chilean enforcer, previously of Inter Milan and Sevilla; on Adriano, the former Barcelona full-back. Read More »

Lukaku brace sends Man Utd to FA Cup quarter-finals

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However, his options for Wednedsay's trip to Sevilla could be boosted by three individuals. I believe so. Rashford, Herrera, Valencia, I think they have a chance. "Sir Alex [Ferguson] once said to me: "Steve, players are here to make us happy and pleased, not us to make them happy and pleased. He's never been a nurturer, he's never been a guy who can take young players and improve them in the way that [Pep] Guardiola clearly is improving players at Manchester City". Read More »

Louisville's 2013 National Championship vacated as punishment for escort scandal

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Louisville became the first men's college basketball team to have a national title vacated by the NCAA's Committee on Infractions. The NCAA announced Tuesday that the Cardinals must vacate all wins from the 2011-12 to 2014-15 seasons and return the money it received in revenue-sharing agreements with the NCAA in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 as a fine. Read More »

Hornets oust GM Rich Cho, reportedly plan on bringing in Mitch Kupchak

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Due to the roster's massive cap hit and their underperformance, ownership will look to shake up the line of command and bring the once-exiled Kupchak back in the front office ranks in hopes he can sort out a victor. Discussions will likely be held this offseason once Rich's contract is up. His title in Charlotte was general manager but he worked under president of basketball operations Rod Higgins. Read More »

Oklahoma basketball: Sooners lose sixth-straight, fall to Kansas 104-74

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If Azubuike isn't going to routinely snag 10 or more boards (he's averaging 7.1 on the season, 6.4 in Big 12 games), every KU player who steps on the court is going to have to help out. For the first time this season, less than four are ranked. OU shot just 26 percent from 3 and just 30 percent for the game. On most nights, his job simply has been to stand in the paint on defense and eat minutes while Azubuike rests. Read More »

Mohit Marwah ties the knot today; no engagement for Sonam Kapoor

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Not only do we get a glimpse of this star studded family letting their hair down in full Punjabi style, we also get a glimpse at their "wedding guest" wardrobes. Manish Malhotra labeled this piece as an "amalgamation of indian art and craft with global fashion influence" on his Instagram caption. It is Band Baaja Baarat time for Sonam Kapoor's khandaan . Read More »

No. 6 Purdue 76, Penn State 73: Quick thoughts

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Jordan Poole went on a scoring tear, sending Michigan's seniors out with a win in their last home game. DirecTV Now: There are four different channel packages, while "Just Right" and above are the ones that include Big Ten Network. "I think it was just a great win in terms of from an energy standpoint, " Purdue coach Matt Painter said. "Overall, on the weekend, I thought the guys did a lot of good things and we'll keep moving forward". Read More »

DEVELOPING: Andy Cannizaro Is Out As MSU Baseball Coach

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He took Mississippi State to the Super Regionals a year ago in his first season as head coach where they faced, and lost to, LSU in Baton Rouge. "I had a wonderful opportunity at Mississippi State, but unfortunately I made some poor decisions ", Cannizaro said in a press release sent out by the University . Read More »

Man United won't find anything easy against resilient and proud Sevilla

It was eliminated by Leicester City at this stage past year. Although the 29-year-old expects a tough match, he feels United must push for a few away goals and look to take a big advantage back to Old Trafford. Sevilla were drawn with Liverpool in the group stage, and they finished in the second spot with 9 points, behind the Merseysiders. The France global missed the win over Huddersfield on Saturday because of illness. Read More »

Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

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Dillon was doing what has to be done to win at Daytona, where he led just once for one lap - the final one. Despite being "heart broken" and "devastated" he didn't win, let alone finish the "Great American Race," Almirola held no hard feelings for Dillon afterwards. Read More »

Ice dance darlings Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir win gold

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Their character-driven, passionate performance to " Moulin Rouge! " even has an endorsement from the film's director, Baz Luhrmann . Virtue and Moir followed up and smashed the new record minutes afterwards with a total score of 206.07, with 122.40 in the free dance on 20 February. Read More »

Germany And Canada Tie For Gold In Two-Man Bobsled Race

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And the way things are looking, they both could win Olympic two-man medals on Monday night. Canada's Nick Poloniato finished seventh and teammate Chris Spring was 10th. The highly-rated duo were aiming to lay down a marker as they made their first two runs chasing gold in PyeongChang the in doubles event. Sochi gold medallist Oskars Melbardis of Latvia matched his position in the first two heats to finish fourth. Read More »