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How to Watch Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund

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The Bundesliga giants moved to their new stadium from the Olympiastadion in 2005 along with rivals 1860 Munich. Bayern Munich dismantled Borussia Dortmund with an incredible five-goal first-half showing at Allianz Arena in Der Klassiker . Read More »

Ex-England Captain Wilkins 'Fights for Life' After Heart Attack

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We send our best wishes to Ray Wilkins and his family in this hard time. Wilkins had carried out media duties on talkSPORT and Sky Sports - he is a regular on both platforms - shortly before suffering the cardiac arrest. "We blue army are sending you our prayers on this religious day". He coached QPR, Fulham and Jordan as well as becoming caretaker manager at Chelsea when Luiz Felipe Scolari was sacked in 2009. Read More »

Joey Lucchesi: Joining Padres rotation Friday

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I'm not going to move him out of there. "We have players here who can help us out in huge ways". The rebuilding San Diego Padres will get their first real look at one of their hotshot pitching prospects, Joey Lucchesi , earlier than originally expected. Read More »

Hossler takes Houston lead after Fowler error

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Fowler, whose last victory came at December's Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, then parred his next four holes only to drop a shot at the last after sending his tee shot into water down the left side of the 18th for a four-under 68. He shot 67 and was two shots back. "From where I was three days ago, my goal (is) accomplished for the week already", Spieth said. "At this point, anything else is icing on the cake". Read More »

Liverpool's Gomez ruled out with ankle injury

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Fellow defender Joe Gomez will miss the trip to Selhurst Park due to an ankle injury he sustained early in England's friendly win over Holland last Friday. But it does look like he'll be ready to return for Wednesday's UEFA Champions League clash against Manchester City. The big worry, however, is the availability of talisman Wilfried Zaha , who suffered a knock during the global break with Ivory Coast. Read More »

Joshua heavier than Parker for heavyweight title bout

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FanSided asked Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn , if there is a rematch clause in their contract, but he refused to answer the question and said contractual details are confidential. As a Nigerian, I want Joshua to win but I know it won't come by knockout as he had done in all his previous fights . Should Joshua defeat Parker, Hearn seems more inclined to have Joshua face Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller of Brooklyn next, perhaps at Barclays Center. Read More »

NCAA Women's Final Four preview

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CT won 94-65. She doesn't need to be reminded that the Huskies are unbeaten (at 36-0) and have been for a while. UConn had five players in double digits, led by Napheesa Collier with 24. The Fighting Irish advance to the NCAA championship game for the first time since 2015. A No. 1 seed for the first time in school history, Mississippi State is seeking its first national championship, while Notre Dame has played in five of the last seven Women's Final Four's. Read More »

McKinney Recalled By Yankees in Wake of Hicks Landing on DL

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The switch-hitting outfielder also said pain wasn't an issue for him with this injury, unlike a similar oblique problem that cost him much of last season. He will rest for three days before resuming baseball activities. Ellsbury could be available by next Thursday, at the earliest, when the New York Yankees host the Baltimore Orioles . Read More »

Raiders sign vet CB Leon Hall — Free agency roundup

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He put 156 punts inside the 20-yard line. Marquette King ranked 6th in the National Football League in average yards per punt last season according to ESPN's stats . He played 80 games, punting 426 times for 19,941 yards (46.8 average). The Raiders might go with Colby Wadman as their punter. San Francisco re-signed him on October 24, 2017, and he appeared in each of the team's final nine games of the season. Read More »

Australia stand-in skipper Tim Paine apologises after ball-tampering

Australian cricket has been in disarray this week following the backlash from the Newlands ball-tampering incident. Those circumstances included Smith being banned for one match and fined 100 percent of his match fee for his role in hatching the plot which saw Cameron Bancroft caught red-handed trying to alter the condition of the ball during Saturday's play with yellow sticky tape which he shoved down the front of his pants in an attempt to hide it. Read More »

Isner Hits Del Potro Off The Court To Reach Miami Final

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Del Potro, who claimed the Indian Wells title earlier this month, fed off the energy of a raucous crowd that was firmly behind the Argentine, wearing down the 20th-seeded Canadian in a match lasting nearly three hours. "But I got so much love from the fans that the pains go away during the match". "I had a feeling he could come out a little bit slow because he's played so many matches and he's understandably, sort of, running on fumes", Isner said. Read More »

5 potential trade destinations for Rob Gronkowski

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Derby and Thomas Duarte behind him on the depth chart. The star tight end hasn't yet committed to playing football in 2018, and there's been speculation he could enter the WWE ( he's reportedly been recruited ) and/or pursue a career in Hollywood ( and is indeed set to be in an upcoming movie ). Read More »

Brendan Rodgers: second treble would beat the last one

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You think past year was the first time in the history of the club for it to be done which was absolutely remarkable'. "There's no doubt that if we finish this season with a treble it would trump a year ago, because of expectations, the scrutiny, the added pressure to it". Read More »

Real Madrid stars Ronaldo, Kroos, Marcelo miss Las Palmas trip

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Ronaldo has hit 21 goals in his last 11 Madrid appearances but the 33-year-old will not feature at the Estadio de Gran Canaria, with Las Palmas winless in seven league games. "Ale [Del Piero] had some extra quality, he needed space to demonstrate the technique he had, and he could enchant big crowds". The first bust, unveiled March 2017, inspired dozens of memes disparaging its likeness to the Real Madrid striker after it was placed in Portugal's Madeira - where Ronaldo was born - at a ... Read More »

West Ham boost security at London Stadium for Southampton game

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Not only has he played 13 times as a centre-half, but he has also registered a team-high six Premier League assists and delivered 32 key passes for his grateful teammates. In a statement, West Ham reminded fans of "their responsibilities to themselves, their fellow supporters, the team and everyone associated with the club". Read More »

Cardinals Sign Greg Holland to 1-Year Deal

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The Athletic's Mark Saxon first reported a deal was in place pending a physical. His addition would be a major boost to a bullpen lacking a proven closer in the wake of an injury. Holland is coming off a 2017 All-Star campaign in which he posted 41 saves with the Rockies, tying him for the most in the National League with only Kenley Jansen of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read More »

Ryder leads suspended Houston Open

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Offaly golfer Shane Lowry shot just one bogey on his way to a four under par round of 68 in the first round of the Houston Open on the PGA Tour . All of the Irish have to win the tournament to qualify for the Masters next week - no other results will do. They had a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler, Rod Pampling, Ryan Armour and Julian Suri among those who completed their rounds. Read More »

The Astros tried using a four-man outfield and it worked

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What you can't see on paper, though - the swagger of a team that is defending its franchise's first world championship, the quiet, bubbling vitriol between in-state rivals, in part because of the Rangers' declining to accommodate the Astros in scheduling games a year ago post-Harvey - those were all evident, too. Read More »

Palace winger Zaha doubtful for Liverpool game

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Salah will be looking to move further ahead of the injured Harry Kane in the race for the Premier League golden boot. The Reds' August win at Anfield was the first by a home side in a Palace-Liverpool match in seven matches dating back to November 23, 2014. Read More »

City's Stones ruled out of Goodison return with concussion

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Everton host City on Saturday evening and when asked at a news conference if Guardiola had learned from his first season in England or whether his players had become more adjusted to the Spaniard's demands, Allardyce replied: "And £350 million will have a bit to do with it". Read More »

Watch Mets Opening Day vs. Cardinals online

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Louis Cardinals 9-4 in their opener Thursday. This year's Mets Opening Day Game has brought almost $8 million in economic activity to New York City, according to an analysis by the city's Economic Development Corporation (EDC). Syndergaard, who threw his first three pitches 99 miles per hour, helped himself with a sacrifice bunt, and young shortstop Amed Rosario - batting ninth behind the pitcher - delivered a two-run single. Read More »

Tyronn Lue to attend Cavaliers-Pelicans game as observer

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Lue had been dealing with chest pains and other serious symptoms, including coughing up blood, compounded by a loss of sleep for the most of the 2017-2018 season. "We looked for it to be a potentially very positive impact in a casual setting where the guys could enjoy being around Remington, who is an extremely loving and talented service/therapy dog". Read More »

36-Year-Old Accountant Wins Ovation In Emergency NHL Debut

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Five minutes into the third period, Chicago's rookie netminder Collin Delia suffered an injury. But how did the father-of-two and recreational player end up trending on Twitter and stealing the spotlight from fellow Blackhawk Brent Seabrook , who played his 1,000th-regular-season game that same night? Did anyone ever think an emergency goalie - the Regular Joe picked to fill in as a backup-to-the-backup netminder should there be an injury to the National Hockey League goaltender - ... Read More »

The text exchanges revealed at the Belfast rape trial

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Facebook and Twitter have said they will co-operate with the PSNI for "valid investigation requests", but insisted they can not monitor people's accounts for illegal or defamatory comments during any criminal trials. The matter has been passed on to Northern Ireland's Attorney General. THE jurors in the rape trial of two Ireland rugby internationals have been sent out to begin their deliberations . Read More »

Markram century makes scandal-hit Australia toil

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But, to Australia's credit, they hit back in a final session that returned four wickets, with Pat Cummins (3-53) initially stemming the tide before Chadd Sayers - in for the injured Mitchell Starc - grabbing a couple of crucial late wickets as South Africa closed on 313-6. Read More »

Jim Larranaga offers advice for Loyola-Chicago in Final Four

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And once guard Clayton Custer returned from an injury on January 7 against Northern Iowa, Schultz knew Loyola had a good chance of making the tournament, but he didn't imagine the run the Ramblers have been on since that game. "The stuff's coming through now". I'm not a college basketball writer or even much of a fan, but I look forward to watching Loyola play. They have covered their past six games, all four as underdogs in this tournament. Read More »

Messi backs his teammates despite losing scandalously to Spain

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Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli confirmed Messi had earlier given a half-time talk as well, saying the five-time Ballon d'Or victor was "encouraging the players" and hailing Messi's commitment to the national team. "A player like Messi can not be criticised". But Messi will be in action for Barcelona at the weekend in the match away to Sevilla in la Liga before confronting Roma in the Champions League quarter finals. Read More »

Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia's head coach

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All are likely to slot straight into the side, with Renshaw, who made his debut against South Africa in 2016, to add to his 10 tests, Burns, who played the last of his 13 tests against the Proteas 17 months ago, and Maxwell (seven matches) showing form in domestic cricket. Read More »

Ronda Rousey Annoyed by Question About MMA Return, Gives Snarky Response

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Bryan hasn't wrestled a match on the Grandest Stage of Them All since WrestleMania 31, so it's safe to say that there are plenty of wrestling fans around the world who are looking forward to seeing his return. "It truly helps. I'm healing up, and I have the best medicine in the world with me". Rousey: I don't know. But I also don't want him mess around and set himself up for long-term health troubles. Read More »