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Irish hopes intact as bad weather derails Test debut

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The Pakistan cricket team was expected to tour the United States and play a T20I triangular-series with West Indies and Bangladesh. "In my career personally, we have gone from not having ODI status to having ODI status and everything else, now we'll be going out there and playing the first Test match for Ireland ", said the skipper. Read More »

Huge Iniesta development opens door for A-League move

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The 33-year-old says that the only thing he is focusing on is his final few games in a Barcelona shirt. Should Neymar not return, however, the newly-crowned La Liga champions could go in for Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann - an option which Iniesta believes would greatly benefit the club. Read More »

Eden Hazard gives Chelsea huge boost by revealing his future plans

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Eden Hazard has offered hope to Chelsea in their efforts to keep him at Stamford Bridge by stating his happiness in London and declaring that a Champions League fight will not influence his future. Hazard's current contract with Chelsea runs out in the summer of 2020, and he has been offered an improved deal by the Stamford Bridge side. Tottenham and Liverpool now sit two and three points ahead of Hazard's side, but recent Chelsea's win over the Reds - who only have one game left to ... Read More »

EPL: Conte speaks on Morata leaving Chelsea this summer

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The draw makes their chances of reaching the European competition very slim and fans were understandably disappointed with the result on social media, however, it was the performance of one of their players that frustrated them more than anything else. Read More »

Elon Musk touts new tunnel under LA in video, promises free rides

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Musk, the brains behind SpaceX and Tesla , created the company to drill holes beneath Los Angeles to provide another means of transportation and alleviate the city's infamous traffic congestion. An environmental review exemption was approved unanimously by the LA City Council's public works committee in April; construction of the tunnel by Boring Co. Read More »

Buttler's 95 keeps Rajasthan alive in IPL

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That had sent Raina racing to 29, and allowed the slower Shane Watson to find his footing. Buttler notched up his landmark off just 25 balls by glancing leg spinner Karn Sharma for a couple to become the second batsman after Virat Kohli to achieve this feat. Read More »

Bennett wins 7th stage, Yates stays pink (3)

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In a final sprint, the Colombian rider of the Australian Mitchelton-Scott team defeated Britain's Simon Yates . At one stage I thought Quickstep had gone too early and they were looking back to check me out and I was wondering were they trying to panic me and get me to go early again. Read More »

Let's Get This Right - Sam Allardyce Tackles Wayne Rooney MLS Speculation

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After the Red Devils' 0-0 draw with West Ham United on Thursday, Rooney's former manager Jose Mourinho was asked what he thought of the rumours. "Then he goes to Manchester United and has the incredible career he had". It is understood Rooney has been offered a contract until the end of the 2020 MLS season. Widespread reports in the UK have indicated that Rooney is in advanced talks with U.S. Read More »

Zidane drops Ronaldo, Modric and four others for Sevilla tie

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However, Blancos coach told the news conference ahead of Wednesday's trip to Sevilla that he expected all of his players - including now sidelined Isco and Dani Carvajal - to be fully recovered for the trip to Kiev. "He said it wasn't much, but we'll see tomorrow". But Mourinho finally added that he predicts Spain as the favorites heading into the grandest tournament of them all as he is ready to be entertained in Russia, "We have the traditional teams of Europe, but I believe Spain is ... Read More »

LaLiga: Why Sevilla beat Real Madrid - Zidane

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He was not ideal with the [missed] penalty, but that can happen. Real Madrid striker Borja Mayoral has emerged as the club's second most effective goalscorer this season. "When you look at the team we put out, it is a team which could easily have won", he said. " Times have changed a lot since, but if it was up to me, I would have given the guard of honour to the team that has won the league". Read More »

Former Reggae Boy Moore named Premier League Manager of the Month

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Substitute Manolo Gabbiadini scored the second-half victor as Southampton took a massive towards Premier League survival with a 1-0 win at relegation-haunted Swansea. The Swans now occupy the final relegation spot and must beat Stoke on Sunday and hope Southampton lose to Manchester City with a 10-goal swing in their favor. Read More »

Natural disaster jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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The earthquake's epicenter was the bordering area was Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Earlier in April, a 5.6-magnitude natural disaster jolted many towns of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) province. The injured have been moved to District Headquarters Hospital, an Express Tribune report said. The depth of the quake, which struck at about 3:40 PM, was recorded at 97 kilometres, reported Geo TV. Read More »

Mets Bat Out of Order Against Reds; Everybody Gets Confused

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The Mets posted their lineup online earlier today with Cabrera listed as their third hitter, but it appears that the lineup they distributed to the Reds and the umpires had him listed as the team's second batter. "We had a chance to score in the first and we didn't". Had Meals ever seen that before? Said team did something Wednesday that just about sums up such a skid and pretty much its entire existence. Read More »

Coppa Italia final match report Juventus v AC Milan 09 May 2018

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Juve have won a Serie A and Coppa Italia double in each of Allegri's three previous seasons in charge of the Bianconeri and they can this time clinch the cup before the league, which is nearly theirs anyway. Winning the Coppa Italia would have given the Rossoneri direct qualification into the Europa League. Milan return to league action against Atalanta on Sunday, with Gattuso's men sixth in the table and only a point ahead of their opponents. Read More »

Ferguson On Road To Recovery, Out Of Intensive Care

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United revealed on Wednesday that Ferguson, who won 38 trophies during his Old Trafford tenure, was out of intensive care following surgery which took place on Saturday. Ferguson signed Carrick from Tottenham in 2006 and the midfielder went on to pay tribute to the "massive, massive influence" the Scot had on his career. Read More »

Tiger Woods confirms he'll play at The Open Championship in Carnoustie

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That sounds like a player who knows there is no reason he can't get back into the winner's circle. He's now narrowly inside the top 70 on the leaderboard. It doesn't really play that long. "Carnoustie can be a brutal golf course and it was brutal that year", he added. But we're all bunched together. On the golf course, though, the two icons are blood rivals, bent on beating each other. Read More »

Madrid Open 2018: Rafael Nadal Off To Winning Start

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However, Thiem is viewed as one player who could give him problems with the Austrian prospect even recently claiming the 31-year-old could be beaten on clay , particularly in Madrid and the Italian Open, the latter being where he defeated Nadal last year. Read More »

Carig: A reminder of why the Yankees will need Brett Gardner's toughness

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NY went back up 4-2 with a three-run third inning, starting with a two-run double by Giancarlo Stanton , who later scored on a sacrifice fly by Aaron Hicks . The extent of his absence will be determined Thursday afternoon following a bullpen session in NY. The big lefty was dominant against Boston a year ago, going 4-0 with a 1.04 ERA in four starts, while Rodriguez was 0-1 with a 4.09 ERA in two outings versus NY. Read More »

LEADING OFF: Yanks face Boston, try for 17th win in 18 games

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Stanton is now averaging 12.1 FanDuel points per game this season. Speaking at the announcement London mayor Sadiq Khan said: "I've been working to get Major League Baseball to come to London since I became mayor, and I'm delighted that we have these two great teams coming to our city". Read More »

EA Reveals Release Date for Anthem, Fifa 19 and Next Battlefield

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Dana Advsrs holds 0.26% or 56,103 shs. Melvin Capital Management Lp, a New York-based fund reported 5.42 million shares. Pointstate L P has 1.92 million shares for 1.96% of their portfolio. Now trading with a market value of 38.17B, the company has a mix of catalysts and obstacles that spring from the nature of its operations. (NASDAQ:EA) with "Hold" rating. Read More »

Nabil Fekir's Family Respond To Liverpool Move Talk

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Fekir has been linked with Liverpool of late, and Canal+ (h/t Aaron Flanagan at the Mirror ) even claimed Klopp had already met with the player ahead of a move. Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates scoring his sides third goal with Ousmane Dembele of Barcelona and Luis Suarez of Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between FC Barcelona and Juventus at Camp Nou on September 12, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Read More »

NBA Western Conference Finals Odds 5/10/18 Who Do Oddsmakers Favor?

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And that's why you pour champagne on each other, because it's really hard, and it's supposed to be hard. The Rockets , when you look at it, have the better bench and need to exploit that. " Defense requires a mentality and a spirit and a unity and sense of goal from the five guys on the floor". "James was under the weather so we were just trying to pick him up". Read More »

David Price vows to stop playing video games, says elbow is 'pristine'

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Another interesting element to this story is that Price, one of the Red Sox's best pitchers, missed his start against the New York Yankees this week due to minor carpal tunnel syndrome. Price didn't say specifically what caused the carpal tunnel, but insisted video games were not the issue. So how did we get the point where an Major League Baseball all-star had to clarify that he did not injure himself playing video games? That revelation had some Boston columnists disapprovingly ... Read More »

Pochettino delighted as Spurs clinch UCL spot

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Pochettino picked out Moussa Sissoko as one of Tottenham's key players in a match where the France worldwide was called upon to show his defensive qualities as often as his creative ones. But what do we know about the " Tottenham Hotspur Stadium" as it is now known until a sponsor is found? "We deserved something", Benitez told Sky Sports . Read More »

Celtics slip past Sixers, advance to face Cavs

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The Celtics , trailing by four points with 1:37 left, outscored Philadelphia the rest of the way by a 9-3 margin. The full-court inbounds pass went into the left corner, and who was there to intercept it, heaving it back into the air to run out the clock? Though Simmons enjoyed a tremendous rookie year and appears positioned as a perennial star in the league, the Celtics were able to exploit his poor jump shooting and devise a defensive strategy that stymied the Sixers. Read More »

Arsene Wenger says European Super League will ultimately replace Premier League

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I think the Premier League has voted against VAR and it is upsetting. "I disagree with the red card because [Rob] Holding would have caught this ball". The final weeks of Wenger's reign have seen that inconsistent form continue as the Gunners crashed out of the Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid - condemning the club to another season without Champions League football. Read More »

The three big Real Madrid names who don't want Neymar

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Breitner, who won two LaLiga titles during his three years in the Santiago Bernabeu, told German television Sport 1: " Neymar will be extremely critical for Real Madrid next year". Neymar has said he would not he would not return to the pitch until at least May 17. Officials within the French club insist that they have been given no news from Neymar's father of the player's desire to leave. Read More »

Predators host Jets in monumental Game Seven

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Nobody has reflected the roller-coaster ride of the Western Conference semifinal between the NHL's top two teams in the regular season than their Vezina Trophy finalists in goal. Winnipeg had countless scoring chances in the middle stanza. "They are truly some of the best fans in the league". On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked ninth overall. Read More »

Miami Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs, 5-8-2018 - Prediction & Preview

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Rizzo has put forth a great start to the month of May after a forgettable April. On the third anniversary of his first career home run, Bryant hit a drive about halfway up the bleachers in left in the first inning. "When I went out there, he didn't say specifically (what was wrong)", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. "I feel better", Baez said. So Mattingly gave his talk and the Marlins still lost. Read More »

Cipriani back, Shields in for England's South Africa tour

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Eddie Jones has revealed that cracks have appeared in his England squad, admitting his side's "complacency" about unity has contributed directly to their disastrous slump in form. "I've picked him for the first time". Shields was given an early release by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) to play for England although the Kiwi officials did scold The Rugby Football Union (RFU) for the way they pursued the abrasive flank. Read More »

Michael Carrick will get Manchester United send-off he absolutely deserves

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While 55-year-old Mourinho has confirmed he wants to manage beyond his 60th birthday, he admits his hopes of remaining at United until that point may be beyond him due to the demand for instant success in the modern game. "If you said at this moment in time do you want to manage I'd probably say yes, I would yeah", Carrick said. He has had a major doubt on the mental state of his team, post stating that something "doesn't smell right" within the club. Read More »

Sixers Joel Embiid optimistic about 'bright future' following tough loss to Celtics

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Redick would like to return but it's doubtful the Sixers would offer him that kind of cash, even on a shortened deal. The Sixers have spent five years inching to the brink of contention. And the Sixers/Warriors/Nationals are 0-14 all-time when dropping the first two games of a series. Next up is determining what players on the roster are worth keeping around. Read More »

What they're saying about the Rockets win, showdown with Warriors

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A second consecutive five-game series win vaults the defending champion and second-seeded Warriors up against the top-seeded Rockets in the Western Conference finals, a best-of-seven set that tips off Monday night in Houston. "I just try to tell myself that I'm at my best when I don't care what happens after the game, the outcome or anything", Durant said. " It feels like he's back now", coach Steve Kerr said. Read More »