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Zidane calls Real Madrid loss to Espanyol 'painful, difficult'

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Meanwhile, youngsters Borja Mayoral, Achraf Hakimi, Jesus Vallejo and Marcos Llorente have supposedly been deemed as not being up to scratch. "We performed better in the first half than we did in the second", the France global said. "When there's not long left and it's 0-0 anything can happen. We're still involved in a special competition, in the Champions League, and have to prepare for it and go in to it full of confidence". Read More »

Rafael Nadal Pulls Out Of Acapulco With Hip Injury

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The world number two will remain in Acapulco to see the extent of his injury. Sixteen-time Grand Slam singles victor Nadal limped out of the first Major of the year on Jan 23 and he has since lost his No. Rafael Nadal , Sam Querrey and other stars hung out with SpongeBob Squarepants and Patrick Star in Acapulco for the Mexican Open's Kids' Day. Being No 1, 3, 5 doesn't make much difference. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku Asks The FA To Organise A Premier League All-Star Match

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It'll be similar to the break that teams who are knocked out before the Fifth Round of the FA Cup get, like Everton just did when they went off to Dubai for some warm weather training. Lower league club owners and executives are expected to express misgivings about plans to scrap FA Cup replays in order to accommodate a winter break in the Premier League . Read More »

NFL Draft Rumors: Cleveland Browns aren't high on any QB

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Mayock said the DT and specific-style linebackers stood out as the strongest position groups in this year's pool but that he also is still watching to see how the cornerbacks shake out. Free agency will change the narrative around Chicago's pick, but regardless of who is signed on the open market, Pace is still likely to follow the best-player-available theory. Read More »

Chelsea to offer Hazard new £300000-per-week deal

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However, while PSG are keen on Courtois, a number of things could influence whether the 25-year-old Belgium global actually ends up at Parc des Princes. Conte said after the defeat , which left Chelsea in fifth place in the Premier League , that Hazard was taken off as a "tactical decision" as it became clear that he was exhausted in the second half. Read More »

Japan: Tokyo 2020 Olympics Mascot Unveiled

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The mascots themselves are two parts Powerpuff Girls with a gentle sprinkling of the Samurai Pizza Cats for good measure. The three final designs were chosen from among 2,042 entries submitted from all over Japan. "These two are very different in design but I think they have quite a unity between them", she said, evoking a theme that resonates well with the Olympic movement. Read More »

Vettel fastest as Hamilton has a day off

McLaren finished a promising but disrupted third on their second day with Renault engines after Stoffel Vandoorne lapped the circuit quicker than the team ever managed in three years with Honda. "From our aero testing we managed to complete all of it already, which is always going to be good for the future", he said. Sebastian Vettel came top in Tuesday's officials pre-championship test driving in Barcelona in the debut of Ferrari's new SF71H race auto. Read More »

Bears Part Ways with Mike Glennon

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Although Trubisky failed to shine as a rookie , compiling a lackluster 77.5 passer rating in 12 starts, he'll either be given another chance to prove himself in 2018 or be a cheaper backup option than Glennon should the Bears attempt to upgrade the position through free agency or the draft. Read More »

Kaala teaser postponed due to seer's demise, announces Dhanush

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Rajinikanth's movies are like a festival to all his fans down south. Also, the political war will be essayed in the film. And as expected, all the pics had gone viral across the social media. The film will also be dubbed and released in Telugu. A part of Kaala was shot in Mumbai in the summer of 2017. The film marks the second collaboration of the director and Rajinikanth . Read More »

Conte wants more use of VAR after disallowed goal

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The Belgian global has now scored 22 goals in his debut season at United and the burden of wearing the No.9 jersey for the Red Devils seems to have been lifted in recent weeks. Chelsea struck first, but the former Chelsea man stepped his game up, and he played a roll in both of Manchester United's goals. Willian scored Chelsea's opener at Old Trafford. Read More »

Spurs brace for red-hot Davis, Pelicans

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With the two former stars now playing in the National Basketball Association, they delivered an epic battle on Monday night as Davis' New Orleans Pelicans beat Booker's Phoenix Suns 125-116. Davis has spearheaded the Pelicans' attack during a six-game winning streak - one of their longest in recent years - and over that time he is averaging more than 40 points a game. Read More »

Atletico says Carrasco and Gaitan joining Chinese club

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The Spanish side have not released transfer figures for the two departing players, though reports in the Spanish press state Carrasco has moved for £26.5m (€30m) with a 25 per cent cut going to the player's former club Monaco. Carrasco, who is expected to play for Belgium at the World Cup in Russian Federation later this year, and Gaitan are the latest players to move to China, with stars like Hulk, Alex Teixeira and Oscar all switching Europe for Asia with varying degrees of success in ... Read More »

Barcelona On Red Alert For Tottenham Star After Contract Issues

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Alderweireld and Spurs have hit a speed bump in negotiations over a new deal, which is reportedly owing to vastly differing standpoints on the player's wage expectations. It means Spurs are under huge pressure to agree a new long-term contract with the centre-back or face having to choose between selling him at market value this summer or losing him for just £25m the following year. Read More »

NFL seeking $2M from Jerry Jones over legal spats

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The "fine" isn't really a fine according to some, however. Jones, through a letter sent by an attorney for the Cowboys , at one point accused Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, the chairman of the compensation committee, which negotiated Goodell's extension, of misleading other owners. Read More »

Clarke's sprint allows Hokies to pass Duke

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He scored 11 more in the second half, too. In West Virginia games, there are usually more offensive rebounds to be had given the way it scrambles games with its full-court press on defense. "It sucks losing at home, especially when you have a great crowd", Robinson said. The fans listened, and their team gave them a win to celebrate. Read More »

UFC's Jon Jones has his licence revoked in California

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The former UFC light-heavyweight champion tested positive for the steroid Turinabol in an in-competition drug test. CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster had some remarks about Jones and the steroids that he took. " Any person with common sense would know not to do steroids one week before their fight ". "Now maybe in three, four years, if he gets a great suspension, if he gets the book thrown at him and he really does make those changes, maybe he has a chance at restoring [his legacy], ... Read More »

Woman killed by lion at South Africa game lodge

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The tragedy occurred at an unnamed lodge in Hammanskraal, which reportedly lies just outside the Dinokeng Nature Reserve near Pretoria. Kevin Richardson, known as the "lion whisperer", takes two of his lions for a walk in the Dinokeng Game Reserve in 2017. Read More »

Dylan Donahue charged with DWI

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You're looking at the vehicle NY Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue was driving when he went the WRONG WAY into the Lincoln Tunnel on Monday and collided with a bus. It has been reported that National Football League player Dylan Donahue was arrested after driving the wrong way down a street and getting in a head-on collision . Read More »

IWU Men, Women Grab NCAA Tournament Bids

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The Prairie Wolves (24-3) will face Maryville (Tenn.) in a first-round game at 5:30 p.m. Friday. They come into this weekend on a four-game winning streak and have not lost a non-conference game this season. The process to determine the field of teams is broken up into three parts. Prior to the game, Aley Lucas talked about that defensive mentality that assists the team. Read More »

Patrice Bergeron Out At Least Two Weeks With Fractured Right Foot

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He then played through pain in Sunday night's 4-1 loss at Buffalo. Riley Nash took Bergeron's spot at centre on the team's top line during Tuesday's skate, playing between Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak . Now, all this said, there is a way to put a positive spin - or at least have a positive outlook - on this situation going forward. Bergeron will be re-evaluated in two weeks. Read More »

Rapper YoungBoy Faces Court on Kidnapping, Assault Charges

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NBA YoungBoy was arrested last weekend on a standing felony warrant, which includes kidnapping. After hotel residents heard of the commotion, authorities were called, but the rising rapper, who was previously known as NBA YoungBoy , and his girlfriend had already fled the venue. Read More »

Panthers release veteran RB Jonathan Stewart

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Stewart was in the final year of his contract in 2018 after signing a one-year extension last offseason. "Jonathan played the game the way you want", coach Ron Rivera told the team's website. He ran for 680 yards and six touchdowns on 198 carries in 2017. Stewart shouldered less responsibility last season on the heels of Carolina's selection of running back Christian McCaffrey with the No. Read More »

Long-time Panther Charles Johnson cut

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The release of Johnson , who is 31 years of age gave the Panthers $3.25 million in cap room. The defensive end has 67.5 career sacks with the Panthers (second in team history only behind Julius Peppers ) including three seasons with double-digit totals. Read More »

Red Sox To Finally Introduce JD Martinez

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Martinez's contract is front-loaded, according to multiple sources , with a $23.75 million annual salary both this year and next. The Red Sox ranked last in the American League in home runs and desperately needed to acquire a big bat for the middle of their order. Read More »

Kirk Cousins: Minnesota Vikings will be in 'very heavy' on QB

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Case Keenum had a breakout season with the Minnesota Vikings previous year, but it seems they are not planning to bring him back. Bridgewater has been injured the last two years because of a awful knee injury. In every season, he's thrown for at least 4,000 yards and 25 touchdown passes while posting better than a 93.0 passer rating and a 2:1 touchdown-to-interception ratio. Read More »

Will the return value be worth trading Marcus Peters?

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The Chiefs traded Peters along with a sixth-round pick this year to the Rams for a fourth-round pick this year and a 2019 second-round pick, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . He also has five forced fumbles, three touchdown returns and added two career interceptions in the playoffs. "When you've got a running back like I do, when you've got a front seven like I do now, all you can do is just keep making plays". Read More »

Playoff-Bound Golden Knights Acquire Tatar From Red Wings

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Detroit reportedly dealt Tomas Tatar to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a 2018 first-round pick, a 2019 second-round pick and a 2021 third-round pick. With the Red Wings five points out of the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference, turning to the future was the way to go according to general manager Ken Holland . Read More »

The Witcher 2 may be getting Xbox One X enhanced

Microsoft has buffed a number of key Xbox 360 titles with Xbox One X support this week, including the critically acclaimed The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings . According to CD Projekt's Jakub Kutrzuba, the Xbox One X version is comparable to a high-end PC, but with one big advantage. Xbox Games Pass March 2018 releases - Sea of Thieves, Rise of the Tomb Raider Sat, February 24, 2018 XBOX Games Pass goes up a gear in March 2018, as Microsoft brings new first-party releases to the scheme. Read More »

Vontae Davis Agrees to One-Year Deal With Bills

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Davis began a free agent tour all over the country with a stop in Buffalo to speak with GM Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott before going anywhere else. He played in only five games last season before having a falling out with the team over his injury, which originally occurred in the preseason. A groin injury forced him to miss the first three games. Read More »

How baseball has helped Russell Wilson become a football champion

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It's the same way I feel now as Wilson trots off to make headlines with the Yankees. And so for me, and these guys in there, they all have a certain mindset of success, a place they want to go. "This is what I've known my whole life", Wilson said. Still, an overflow of cameras and reporters were there to chronicle his first day at Yankee camp. Read More »