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McIlroy, Mickelson stay alive at WGC-Dell Match Play; DJ eliminated

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Reed and fourth seed Spieth meet Friday with the victor reaching the last 16. World No. 2 Justin Thomas also scored a second straight win, beating Patton Kizzire 3 and 1, and was due to meet Francesco Molinari yesterday. Had it not been for a late charge from McIlroy, the match might not have made it past the 15th hole. There was better news for four-time major victor Rory McIlroy - who claimed last week's Arnold Palmer Invitational - as he responded to Wednesday's surprise 2 and 1 ... Read More »

As US gets tough with China, Wall Street gets weak-kneed

A proposed 25% tariff on imported Chinese information and communication tech parts and products could slow the growth of USA output by $332 billion over the decade, the ITIF estimates. "We have tremendous intellectual property theft going on". "It does not look like just a trade war, but rather the United States is trying to bully China and the rest of the world in order to make China concede economic resources and development opportunities to the U.S. Read More »

Brilliant Hamilton blazes to Melbourne pole

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Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton roared to a record seventh pole at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Saturday, blitzing the field with a searing lap in his Mercedes at Albert Park. The speeds they had on the straights; they've obviously made an improvement in their power mode. Vettel pitted for a new set of softs and emerged from the pits ahead of Hamilton, gaining around 10 seconds thanks to the deployment of the Virtual Safety Car (VSC). Read More »

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager baffled by criticism

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The girls' regional talent club is run via the United foundation. Largie Ramazani has become the latest Manchester United youngster to sign professional terms with the club. It was the kind of display United fans in the Alex Ferguson era didn't witness very often, even if the legendary Scot wasn't always about playing free-flowing football. Read More »

Sanity check: Kansas holds on over Clemson

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The Wolfpack found themselves down by double-digits in each game they played. Not until Gary Trent Jr., made two free throws with 6.3 seconds left was this game sealed. Coach Bob Huggins said the fouls "absolutely" stifled the Mountaineers' ability to keep pressure on Villanova . "Every stage in this tournament is a blessing", said sophomore center Udoka Azubuike , who returned to KU's starting lineup and delivered 14 points and 11 rebounds in 25 minutes. Read More »

New York Giants: Initial reaction to JPP trade to Tampa

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They only had about $3.4 million before the move was made. Pierre-Paul had had 68 tackles, eight sacks and two forced fumbles last season. Secondly, the trade further shakes up the NFL Draft. Teams are in nickel defenses somewhere between 65 and 70 percent of snaps. Doing so does, however, put a team that may covet Chubb, such as the Indianapolis Colts, on notice. Read More »

Six-time champ Djokovic loses in Miami

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The decision means the 36-year-old will follow the same path as last year, when he also took two months off after the Miami Open , before returning to win Wimbledon. The walk to the exit was the last at Key Biscayne for Federer, a three-time champion. A stinging forehand victor put the young Aussie up 6-4, and he closed it out when Federer netted a backhand service return. Read More »

Wozniacki complains of verbal abuse

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The star tweeted: 'Last night I lost a tough match to a great opponent and friend Monica Puig at the Miami Open. 'I am fully aware that tennis is a game of wins and losses. It was another disappointing exit for Wozniacki, who finally silenced her critics earlier this year with her maiden Grand Slam title in Melbourne, where she defeated Simona Halep in the final. Read More »

Australian GP: Hamilton breaks records to take Melbourne pole

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He said: "After all the results we have had all these years, you would think it is the norm, but it's not". "Looking forward to tomorrow, I think we improved the auto and we'll see what happens tomorrow". Maybe it's a little easier this year with the added DRS zone, we'll find out tomorrow. "Overtaking is hard on this track, but we'll try everything we can". Read More »

New Hurriyat chief's son joins terror group Hizbul

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His family on Saturday approached the concerned police station and filed a missing report there. The photo caption read "Junaid Ashraf, who has a Master's degree in business administration from Kashmir University, has been code-named Amaar Bhai."Junaid had gone missing on Friday from Barzulla area of Srinagar after offering Friday prayers". Read More »

Texas A&M, MI peaking at the right time

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The Seminoles were able to convert on 46.6% of their field goals against a strong defense, and they limited Gonzaga to 33.9% shooting. The Seminoles have experienced quite a bit of success under coach Leonard Hamilton, but he has the program on the verge of history this weekend. Read More »

NCAA Tournament: Sweet Sixteen Scores, Day 1

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He finished with 502.10 points during the 11-dive championship. The Ramblers fell behind by 12 points in the early going, but got back in the game when Nevada's run-and-gun offense suddenly went cold. Purdue , 6:55 p.m. Moe Wagner, Michigan. The German big man has a multi-dimensional game and creates match-up problems. They committed 10 turnovers , led by T.J. Read More »

Michael Bennett: Warrant issued for arrest of Philadelphia Eagles DE

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The incident occurred in February 2017, as Bennett tried to go on the field at NRG Stadium in Houston and celebrate his brother, Martellus , winning a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots . His verbal attack on Bennett sounded much more personal than professional. Some on social media have already been skeptical of the charges. In response to the grand jury indictment, the Eagles have released their own public statement confirming that they are aware of the situation and are still ... Read More »

Justin Thomas, Sergio Garcia reach WGC last 16 as Jordan Spieth exits

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It's a familiar script. Poulter is a beast at match play and, adding to the well-documented Ryder Cup heroics, is a win at this tournament at Dove Mountain, Arizona in 2010. Phil Mickelson had been the top-seeded player in the pod, but Howell beat Mickelson earlier in the week. Justin Thomas hadn't fared well in Austin in his previous two trips to the WGC-Dell Match Play, posting only one victory in six tries. Read More »

Manchester United pair miss training session with France

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Manchester United face a "serious battle" as their "concerns" over Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez continue to grow, according to the Daily Telegraph . However, it's explained there's some argument for a defensive partnership of Kante-Matuidi, and depending on how Didier Deschamps sets up, it could see Pogba pushed out of the team. Read More »

Here's What Usain Bolt Thinks of Messi and Ronaldo

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Their goal tallies and records are second to none and are as a result of their phenomenal displays on the football pitch. Do you think Ronaldo deserves to earn more than Messi? City boss Pep Guardiola has suggested during the current campaign that De Bruyne is on his way to scaling similar heights to Messi and Ronaldo. Read More »

Everything to know about Mark Zuckerberg's defense of Facebook

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Claims over whether Cambridge Analytica used the personal data of millions of Facebook users to sway the outcome of the United States 2016 presidential election and the UK Brexit referendum have also been raised. The company, which says it "uses data to change audience behavior", is the subject of ongoing criminal investigations for its role in the Brexit vote and the U.S. Read More »

Neymar is irreplaceable, says Brazil coach

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They showed no sign of missing Paris St-Germain forward Neymar , who faces a race against time to be fit for this summer's tournament after undergoing surgery on an injured right foot. Paulinho should have given Brazil the lead shortly after the restart, but Akinfeev was well positioned, saving the Barcelona midfielder's shot with his legs after Willian teed the midfielder up in the box. Read More »

Suffers hand fracture — Madison Bumgarner

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During his tumultuous run with the Giants previous year, he missed almost three months on the disabled list after spraining his shoulder and bruising his ribs in a dirt bike accident. "It's just a downer, we know what we means to us", manager Bruce Bochy told reporters, according to the Bay Area News Group. This was a short day. Bochy said the injury was disappointing and that he feels for Bumgarner. Read More »

South Africa vs Australia, 3rd test: Bancroft could face ball tampering questions

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Even though the umpires Nigel Llong and Richard Illingworth made note of the incident but did not change the ball after speaking to him, the incident has sparked a lot of reactions on social media. He was probably using it to shine the ball or roughening up one side with that object and then tried to slip that inside his trouser. You know when you get caught you've got to own up and be honest. Read More »

Osmond strikes gold at 2018 World Figure Skating Championships

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Tennell solidified her spot as the top women's skater in the U.S. Friday with a sixth place overall finish to lead the American contingent. The first Canadian ever to win a gold medal in women's figure skating at the World Figure Skating Championships was the late Barbara Ann Scott of Ottawa, Ontario, who won gold in 1947 in Stockholm, Sweden and then in 1948 in Davos, Switzerland. Read More »

Rocky back nine derails Tony Romo's PGA Tour debut

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Romo has played competitive golf before, attempting to qualify for the U.S. Open multiple times while he was still in the NFL . "I'll be prepared to play the best that I'm capable."Romo, 37, is playing on a sponsor exemption after years as a celebrity regular at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am.Dru Love, son of 21-time US PGA victor Davis Love, is a playing partner of Romo for the first two rounds". Read More »

Kansas Holds Off Late Clemson Rally to Reach Elite Eight, 80-76

Zach Smith added 14 points and five rebounds. The Mountaineers have applied full-court pressure after every basket, and it helped them open a 35-33 lead with 3:30 left in the first half of the regional semifinal. "In order to do that, at Kansas , you have to go to the Final Four". Graham's offensive rebound after a Svi Mykhailiuk miss at the 1:57 mark allowed the Jayhawks to run nearly a minute off the clock. Read More »

Mohammad Shami's wife wants ACU's report to be made public

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The CoA had on March 15 asked Neeraj Kumar, the head of the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit, to probe these specific allegations of corruption and directed him to file his report within a week. The Latest Screenshots released by Shami's wife Hasim Jahan shows that he was chatting with a lady in WhatsApp quite romantically, this was done after the 27 years old Delhi speedster recently said that he is not going to reunite with his wife at any cost. Read More »

Man United to establish professional women's team

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Although, it is worth pointing out that Lyon, four times Champions League winners, are the omnipotent side in women's football, signing England's best player, Lucy Bronze, from Manchester City a year ago. Despite recently signing a new deal that will keep him at United until 2020, many believe he will not be at the club for too much longer. A fan representative at the forum also suggested song sheets could be handed out to supporters to encourage more fans to join in, which Schofield ... Read More »

Purdue's Run Ends in Sweet 16

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He was nearly the smallest (6-1), but he led all scorers with 30 points on 11-of-20 shooting. Tech had struggled from the free throw line throughout the tournament. "These guys are always gonna be like family", Edwards said. They were able to get dunks, layups. "I think about it all the time ". Haas has expressed a desire to give it a go on Friday and the NCAA approved his custom-made brace, but coach Matt Painter still has the final say. Read More »

Local referee receives dream assignment in NCAA Division I tournament

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Making his third appearance at the NCAA championships in as many years at Penn State, Garcia Boissier also will be competing in the 3-meter springboard diving on Friday and the platform diving on Saturday . 2 Purdue against No. 3 Texas Tech in the East Region on Friday night in Boston to close out the round. This is the Ramblers' first Sweet 16 since 1985. Read More »

Germany draw 1-1 with Spain as Costa makes comeback

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Mats Hummels saw his header glance the top of the crossbar following a clever free kick, while David Silva couldn't direct Marco Asensio's cross on target, before Diego Costa wasted a glorious chance wanting too much time to compose himself as his effort was blocked by a recovering Jerome Boateng . Read More »

S. Africa control 3rd test; Australia complain about fans

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Rabada was also in the midst of it for the second wicket to fall, taking the catch at backward square leg that dismissed Usman Khawaja off Morkel. Here are the main talking points from the second day's play in Cape Town. Kagiso Rabada took centre stage in the match he almost didn't appear in, smashing out David Warner's off stump as South Africa pushed ahead in the third Test against Australia on Friday. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic explains why he left Manchester United to join LA Galaxy

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The 36-year-old forward comes to the Galaxy from Manchester United , where he played for two seasons. Los Angeles should give him the stage he craves and the chance to thrive for a few more years at a less demanding technical level, even if he has had to swallow his pride a little by taking a huge pay cut from his reported £180,000 a week salary at United to earn $1.5 million a year in the States. Read More »