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Gary Rowett says Derby lacked composure in play-off defeat to Fulham

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After a disappointing night at Pride Park on Friday, Fulham were desperate to wipe out their deficit as quickly as possible and they could not have wished for a better chance in only the eighth minute. Indeed, he netted against Derby in Fulham's 2-1 win at the iPro Stadium back in March and was an integral part of his side's 23-match unbeaten run that ended on the final day of the season. Read More »

Masterclass: Kevin O'Brien Becomes First Irishman To Score A Test Century

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That it hasn't happened is nearly single-handedly thanks to O'Brien, who first became the first man to register a 50 for Ireland - with pleasing symmetry it took him 100 balls, exactly twice as many as his extraordinary 2011 century. Both players added 114 runs for the seventh wicket. The match was scheduled to begin on May 11 (Friday) but it could only start on Saturday after the first day was completely washed out due to rain. Read More »

Redskins DB Hall retiring after 14 seasons

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He spent the first four seasons of his career in Atlanta before the Falcons traded him to the Oakland Raiders in March 2008. The three-time Pro Bowler missed all but three games in 2016 due to a torn ACL, and he missed the start of the 2017 campaign before returning to appear in five games. Read More »

Scott Arfield joins Rangers as Steven Gerrard's first signing

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The 29-year-old, who made 194 appearances for Burnley since joining on a free transfer from Huddersfield Town in 2013, has been given a four-year contract at Rangers . The midfielder said farewell to Burnley yesterday as the Clarets ended the season with defeat to Bournemouth. Arfield, who was born in Scotland but plays his global football for Canada, where his father is from, made almost 200 appearances for Burnley . Read More »

Keys to Rockets' Game 1 against Golden State Warriors

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Every franchise has money to spend; you can't exactly penalize one for going after the best players they can. "They took the challenge and played awfully well ", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. The Rockets acquired Chris Paul to take pressure off Harden. Caesars also took bets on which team would finish best besides Boston in the East and in the NBA Finals. Read More »

Jets Look To Extend Series Lead Over Golden Knights

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It's hard to predict a Stanley Cup Champion this season because any one of these four teams could win it all. The Jets got to him for four goals on 26 shots in their Game 1 victory, the fourth time in the past five games where he had given up three goals or more. Read More »

Juventus clinch seventh consecutive Serie A title

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December 1 2017 Napoli-Juventus 0-1, Napoli's ex-player Gonzalo Higuain scored. "We work hard, but when it's time to celebrate after four extraordinary years, it's right that everyone celebrates". "This anger and this desire to win has to be an example to all the teams". "As I always say, winning is something extraordinary", Allegri was quoted as saying by Juventus' website. Read More »

Woods eyes driving improvement at Sawgrass

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He and Spieth are 11 shots back of Webb Simpson (-19), who has been absolutely terrific for the first three rounds. Although he was able to extend his lead on Day 3, Simpson wasn't flawless, with bogeys at Nos. But I wasn't close enough, I didn't hit the ball close enough and in the right - in a section... Woods is a two-time victor (2001 and 2013), but it would take something really special on Sunday to get number three. Read More »

Hamburg relegated, Dortmund scrape into Champions League

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Hoffenheim and Christian Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund will play on Fox and Stuttgart will play Bayern in Munich on FS1 while Multimatch 90, with live check-ins on all the other Bundesliga games, will air on FS2. However, Nice coach Lucien Favre is said to be the favourite for the Dortmund job. Stoger stabilised the team after taking over from the fired Peter Bosz in December but came in for criticism after some lacklustre performances. Read More »

Yates wins stage to cement lead for Mitchelton-Scott

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The four-time Tour de France victor, who suffered a fall on Saturday's eighth stage, struggled to keep pace with the leaders in the closing kilometres and eventually finished one minute, six seconds behind Yates. Four-time Tour de France victor Froome was the big loser of the day along with Italian champion Fabio Aru, as the pair fell behind with two kilometres to go. Read More »

Ederson Signs New Manchester City Contract Until 2025

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As with any successful team , a good few of those have come from late goals, and the manager emphasised how important that was. "All of the competitions, but for me the Champions League is without a doubt a very special competition for us, and it is my dream to win it in Manchester City's shirt!" "I thought we put in a fantastic, professional performance, which is what I demanded before the game and credit to the guys". Read More »

Mets' DeGrom pulled after one inning in return from DL

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After missing a start because of a hyperextended right elbow, DeGrom said he had control of only his fastball and slider as he walked his first three batters. The New York Mets have not been playing well and they entered game one of this series on Friday night having lost eight of their last nine games. Read More »

Home sweet home: SC softball to host NCAA regional

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The Arizona Wildcats (40-14) softball team will host the regional round of the NCAA Tournament following Sunday's selection show, earning the No. 14 overall seed. The Southeastern Conference had all 13 teams selected to the tournament field for a second consecutive year, and nine SEC teams will host. The strength of the Tigers' schedule, in spite of a conference mark more than 10 games below.500, established the program just enough to earn the committee's recognition. Read More »

Legendary Seahawks coach Chuck Knox dead at 86

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His debut season with the Seahawks in 1983 was highlighted by the first playoff appearance in franchise history; Seattle advanced to the AFC Championship Game against the Raiders with a road upset of Dan Marino's Miami Dolphins in the divisional round. Read More »

Barcelona coach Valverde defends Mina after Levante fire home five

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Levante raced into a remarkable 5-1 lead against the double winners after 56 minutes with a hat-trick from Ghanaian striker Emmanuel Boateng and two goals from Macedonian worldwide Enis Bardhi. Bardhi restores two-goal lead on 46′. The league leaders were awarded a soft penalty on 71 minutes and Luis Suarez stepped up to rifle home. Bardhi then hit the Barca goal from a Boateng lay-off before Ousmane Dembele's 25th minute shot was deflected wide of the target. Read More »

Liverpool consider summer move for Wilfried Zaha

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Celebrate City's Premier League win by picking up some official merchandise from the Champions range! This final outing, though, was all about Hodgson and regular match-winner Zaha, who broke the deadlock in the 70th minute from a Van Aanholt assist, the Netherlands global doubling the advantage eight minutes later. Read More »

Diamond League: Reece Prescod upstages Justin Gatlin to win 100m in Shanghai

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The Dutch sprinter clocked 22.34 for second place ahead of Jamaica's Shericka Jackson, who recorded 22.36, with world silver medallist Marie-Joe Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast fourth in 22.38. Other winners include Luvo Manyongo of South Africa in men's long jump , Lyu Huihui of China in women's javelin , and Renaud Lavillenie of France in men's pole vault. Read More »

Ricciardo: Red Bull was 'tricky to drive'

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From all different points of views, from what the drivers could have done better, Max and myself. "We've obviously got a lot of updates on the vehicle and we are still figuring out how to optimise those, but we don't seem too far away. Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has hit out at Formula One's proposed regulations for 2019. "From Red Bull? I think they need to give it to someone else, so I don't need it". Read More »

Naked man tasered at Florida airport

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The sheriff said he had taken the party drug " Molly " and other substances the night before and would likely face several federal charges. During Greenwood's arrest, he claimed that a bomb was about to go off at the airport, deputies said. Read More »

Manchester United Open To Join Neymar Race

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Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has attempted to completely shut down rumours linking star man Neymar with a departure from the Parc des Princes this summer. "We will be representing our country". Treble winners Paris St-Germain suffered their first home Ligue 1 defeat in 42 games as they lost to Rennes. Read More »

Rayudu is the star in CSK victory versus Sunrisers

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He has stepped out to 46 balls in IPL 2018 and has shellacked 118 runs without being dismissed. Rayudu, who has been in great touch this season, remained not out on exactly 100 which he made from 62 balls with the help of seven fours and seven sixes as CSK chased down the target of 180 with one over to spare. Read More »

IPL 2018: Buttler keeps playoff hopes alive for RR

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In this must-win face-offon Sunday, both fourth-placed Mumbai and sixth-placed Rajasthan have 10 points each from 11 matches and are very much in contention to be in the top four at the end of the round-robin stage. Again, an out of form West Indian Kieron Pollard is likely to sit out. "I want to do well for MI first and then I will see how it goes", the all-rounder noted. Read More »

Ayew Brother's Swansea City Relegated To English Championship

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But Xherdan Shaqiri's penalty gave Stoke victory at Swansea and the Welsh side will join Stoke and West Brom in the Championship next season. On a day of farewells, with more than half the managers either departing or with questions about their future and several distinguished players ending their club careers, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger signed off with a 1-0 win at Huddersfield. Read More »

Tigers split doubleheader against Mariners

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Three relievers finished the opener for Detroit , with Shane Greene pitching the ninth for his eighth save in 10 chances. He hit a three-run home run Saturday in the second game of the doubleheader against the Tigers. Cano , 35, is batting.287 with four home runs and 23 RBIs this season, his fifth with the Mariners . The 25-year-old Altavilla was placed on the 10-day DL with right AC joint inflammation on May 1 (retroactive to April 30). Read More »

JD Martinez Lifts Red Sox Past Blue Jays

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The homer was Smoak's first since April 30 at Minnesota. Josh Donaldson picked up an RBI for the Blue Jays (21-18), who won for just the fourth time in 10 games. Four of his five home runs have come at home. And that might also describe how Blue Jays starters have been taking the mound this season - on a wing and a prayer and a too-rapid segue to the bullpen. Read More »

Antonio Conte defends Chelsea record ahead of final league game

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Yet Chelsea were in the top four, ahead of Liverpool , when the influential Emenalo walked out on the reigning champions last Autumn, and Conte says both he and the club suffered as a result. I think that, at the end of the season, you finish in the position you deserve". "I think I'm living with this speculation since the start of this season", he said. Read More »

Net Neutrality rules to be repealed June 11th

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The FCC voted last December to repeal net neutrality and now there is finally a date set for the repeal, June 11th. If the rule is allowed to expire, as Reuters notes, companies will have "broad new power over how consumers can access the internet". Read More »

Cheetahs chase Relatives at park

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The rule in Beekse Bergen is do not get out of your auto. Other cheetahs joined in, ready to pounce and circling the family. Video footage filmed by a witness shows the tourists being chased by the cheetahs after getting out of their auto to take photos. Read More »

Everton reportedly lining up £25m move for Newcastle's Lascelles

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The report suggests that it is unknown whether the £80m figure will be enough to tempt Benitez into remaining at St James' Park, with West Ham United, Leicester City and Everton all potentially in the market for a new manager. "As players, we've got to cross the white line but we follow instructions from somewhere, and that's the gaffer". "It depends on positions". One ray of sunshine though has threatened to banish the rainy days that surrounded us under Ashley and even with the danger ... Read More »