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Quote: It's No Secret Brock Lesnar Is "Eyeballing" Another UFC Return

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If Goldberg has worked his last match for the company then WWE officials want to end his wrestling career with an exclamation point, and Paul Heyman is the ideal person to help accomplish that goal. "The proof I offer to you is Brock Lesnar fought Mark Hunt at UFC 200 and, six weeks later, main evented SummerSlam against Randy Orton", Heyman said. Read More »

Barcelona saviour Messi still injured, says Valverde

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Franco Vazquez fired the home side, who are chasing a top-five finish, into the lead after 36 minutes and there looked no way back when Colombia forward Luis Muriel added another early in the second half. Then, in a way that seemed all too ideal to be real - if it were any team other than Barca - it happened. Messi had been left out of the starting line-up due to a hamstring complaint, with Valverde perhaps keeping one eye on Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final against Roma. Read More »

Vince, Stoneman stonewall New Zealand

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A flurry of wickets early on day four will change the complexion of a match which has somewhat see-sawed throughout. It was the ninth time Boult's sent him packing in his career. Vince ended up scoring 76 off 128 deliveries, which included 10 boundaries, before he was caught by Ross Taylor at slip off the bowling of Boult. Read More »

Michigan advances to NCAA championship, snuffing Loyola's "Cinderella" run

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A colleague once told me that if I stayed in this business long enough, there is nothing I wouldn't see. She's given everything she has to this team and we could not be more excited for this honor for her. A federal judge in Oakland, California, refused a request from the NCAA to throw out the case Wednesday and scheduled a trial for December 3. That is not the case. Read More »

4 things to know about new Jets running back Thomas Rawls

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An undrafted rookie in 2015, Rawls rushed for 830 yards and had a league-leading 5.6 yards per carry as a fill-in for injured Marshawn Lynch . The 24-year-old missed significant time in 2016 with a fractured fibula, but set a franchise postseason rookie record with 161 rushing yards against the Lions in the NFC Wild Card Round. Read More »

Fiorentina-Crotone 2-0: Simeone e Chiesa tengono vive le speranze europee

Il probabile undici di partenza dovrebbe quindi essere il seguente: un 4-3-3 con Cordaz fra i pali, Ceccherini e Capuano che formeranno la coppia di centrali, Faraoni e Martella sulle corsie. In superiorità numerica i viola trovano maggiori spazi e sugli sviluppi di un bel triangolo con Saponara , è Chiesa a raddoppiare. Nonostante i rossoneri debbano ancora recuperare il derby, la squadra di Pioli tiene ancora vive le speranze di ottenere un piazzamento europeo a fine campionato. Read More »

Australia new boys flop as South Africa turn screw in fourth Test

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I was just moving with the belief that later on it would get easier and the bowlers would get exhausted and I would get opportunities to score", Bavuma said. Just after passing 150, his biggest Test score to date, Markram cut Cummins to Mitchell Marsh at gully to go for 152. He again showed sound technique and good temperament allied with clean drives off front and back foot and some strong pull shots. Read More »

John Beilein trolls Arizona State in Final Four postgame news conference

Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman has been a steady presence for the Wolverines throughout his career and is continuing to give them solid production and the veteran leadership they need to continue to survive and advance. Fittingly, Wagner capped the run with his sixth offensive rebound, a put-back plus the foul that spanned three minutes of game-time. If the fact that he is winning these basketball games with players that no one else wanted doesn't tell you that, look at the success that his ... Read More »

New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays Betting Preview

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And then, as the 6-foot-7 Betances went into the stretch, the Jays base-runner charged for home, prompting the pitcher to throw the ball wildly past catcher Gary Sanchez . Andrew Miller pitched out of jams in the seventh and eighth innings, preserving a one-run lead, and closer Cody Allen worked a ideal ninth inning for his first save, getting the Indians even with the Mariners after a 2-1 loss on Opening Day. Read More »

MI basketball gameday: Final Four vs. Loyola

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The Ramblers are just the fourth double-digit seed to make the Final Four and are looking to become the first such seed to make the national championship game. "She was so happy to be on this run with us, and we should keep our heads high and be happy with what we accomplished". Custer began his college career at Iowa State, where in 2014-15 he averaged 1.1 points in 5.8 minutes over 12 games as a true freshman. Read More »

Here are the latest medical updates on Patrick McCaw

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Thompson has missed the past eight games due to a broken right thumb, but hasn't been affected by it during recent shootarounds and practices, so he'll test it out during game action. "Everybody in our organization wants to see a change and wants to see justice". De'Aaron Fox had 15 points and eight assists. Carter, the league's oldest player at 41, had the backing of at least one Warriors star. Read More »

Bale carries Real Madrid as Ronaldo rests

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Gareth Bale netted twice for the Spanish champions, while Karim Benzema was also on the scoresheet against a Las Palmas side that remain rooted inside the relegation zone. The Moroccan global is enjoying a great breakthrough season with the Los Blancos and is keen on signing a new deal to extend his contract with Real Madrid . Read More »

Wizards host Hornets with Wall return possible

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The race now is with the two teams below the Wizards as Miami enter today only a half game behind Washington and the eighth seeded Bucks are just one game back. Washington was without Markieff Morris because of illness. And while the Wizards may not make a bunch of noise in the playoffs, having John Wall back helps tremendously. Read More »

One J&K cop dies, another hurt in militant attack

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On Thursday, militants had carried out three back-to-back operations, leaving one Special Police Officer (SPO) dead and two others, including the wife of the cop, injured. SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Choudary confirmed the incident to news agency GNS. In the incident the SPO sustained critical bullet wounds and was shifted to District hospital Anantnag for treatment. Read More »

Lexi Thompson suffers putting woes in stumble at ANA Inspiration

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Lindberg had seven birdies without a bogey at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California, powering past Japan's Ayako Uehara and Spain's Beatriz Recari who shared second place on 66 in the first LPGA major of the season. Lindberg rebounded from her first bogey of the week with a 20-foot par save on the par-4 sixth. The fourth-ranked Park shot a 64 for the best round of the week, playing a nine-hole stretch in 7 under. Read More »

Geelani offers congregational Friday prayers after 8 years

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Sehrai and his supporters, chanting pro-Zakir Musa and pro-azaadi slogans, accompanied Geelani to the mosque. He said the credit for lifting curbs on separatists goes to the government. We don't want to snatch a part of India. "India should withdraw troops from J&K and grant plebiscite to people to determine their future", Geelani said. Read More »

Brighton boss Hughton frustrated in Leicester defeat

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Glenn Murray missed a penalty and Leicester stole the points in a frantic finale at the Amex stadium after a generally dire game. "The lift that they got from the penalty miss saw them go and get the first goal". Kasper Schmeichel was at fault for Chelsea's extra-time victor as Leicester were knocked out of the FA Cup last time out, but he was a hero for the Foxes on this occasion. Read More »

Guardiola pleased to beat Everton for first time as manager

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Manager Pep Guardiola now has the delicious prospect of lifting his first championship since arriving in England nearly two years ago in front of City's own fans against arch-rivals Manchester United next weekend. After the game, manager Sam Allardyce attempted to make sense of it all. City danced around and through their opponents with consummate ease, with only their own complacency preventing them from adding more goals beyond the 37th minute. Read More »

Kim says NKorea to take part in 2020, 2022 Olympics

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Kim Jong-un is committed to sending North Korean teams to the next two Olympics, the IOC chief Thomas Bach said Saturday after a rare meeting with the leader of the nuclear-armed regime in Pyongyang. During his visit the International Olympics Committee chief also spoke to Kim about how to develop sport in his isolated country. Bach arrived in the country on Thursday and his visit, which concluded Saturday, was the result of an invitation extended by Pyongyang in January. Read More »

Spurs' Leonard in NY for injury rehab

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According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Leonard has returned to NY for rehab, and there is no timetable for his return to San Antonio . Just a couple weeks ago, a report surfaced that Kawhi Leonard's return to the San Antonio Spurs lineup was imminent. Read More »

Jürgen Klopp's agent's comments make worrying reading for Liverpool fans

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That's why it wasn't difficult for Santos to sign him, since he wasn't so convincing during his trials in England. He definitely could do a very good job there. "But it was never the right time and nothing definite came of it", he added. This shortens the lifetime. Now the attention turns towards the summer, and the players who could be moving clubs ahead of the 2018-19 season. Read More »

Lukaku, Sanchez on target as Man Utd cruise past Swansea

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It didn't take him long, did it? The home side got off to the flawless start when Romelu Lukaku swept home via the aid of a slight deflection off Alfie Mawson and that lead was doubled in the 20th minute when Alexis Sanchez fired in a smart low finish. Read More »

Heavy rain, sleet and snow for Easter weekend

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For Monday, current indications suggest that a nearby area of low pressure will throw up organised bands of heavy blustery rain, with threat of some wintry falls. "Minimum temperatures 0 to 4 Celsius, with a risk of icy conditions, especially in the northern half of the country". Wet and windy weather will develop in the southwest in the afternoon and will extend gradually northwards over the southern half of the country by the early night. Read More »

Stephens defeats Ostapenko to lift Miami title

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KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Half an hour after Sloane Stephens won her hometown tournament, she lingered on the confetti-covered court, posing for photos and signing autographs as if reluctant to leave Key Biscayne. I wasn't expecting a title here. "I was just trying to play my game and I'm really happy with the way I finished". Stephens and the No. 6-seeded Ostapenko, last year's French Open champion, battled nearly exclusively from the baseline, and the quality of play was often ragged. Read More »

NZ fight back after England rip off top order

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England enjoyed one of their best days with the ball over the winter, as they took hold of the second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch . By the time the second day ended they were still behind in the match but had been given a lifeline in their quest for a fourth series win over England after a sixth-wicket stand of 142 between BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme , although the latter's edge against Stuart Broad late in the day meant the lower order was left with a lot to do ... Read More »

Sixers hope Joel Embiid only misses one playoff game

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Markelle Fultz was driving toward the basket Wednesday against the Knicks when he appeared to accidentally head-butt Embiid. JJ Redick scored 11 of his 19 points in the third as Philadelphia did as it pleased with the undermanned Hawks, who learned before the game that scoring and assists leader Dennis Schroder will miss the rest of the season. Read More »

Rafael Benitez: 'Huddersfield Town game important'

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The Terriers did everything but score against Swansea at the start of the month, and the law of averages dictates Steve Mounie and co. can't be as unlucky again in front of goal. Newcastle are now 13th in the Premier League table - one point clear of 15th-placed Huddersfield. Obviously this fixture represents a golden opportunity to put another three points on the board, which would take their total to 35, and they still have West Brom to come to St James'. Read More »

Sunrisers Hyderabad pick up Alex Hales replacing David Warner

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English batsman Alex Hales will replace David Warner in the SunRisers Hyderabad squad for the Indian Premier League 2018. He was bought for his base price of INR 1 crore (USD 154,000) from the available player pool list. New Zealand captain and middle-order batsman Kane Williamson as their skipper for this season after the Australian stepped down from his position as the captain of the franchise. Read More »