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Golden Knights needed top prove to themselves they could compete with Jets

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The atmosphere when Game 3 begins at 6 tonight at T-Mobile Arena should afford the Golden Knights the same opportunity. The Jets began putting tremendous pressure on Fleury, who faced 33 shots in the game, but he was up to the task. It was Marchessault's seventh goal of the playoffs. Defensively, the Vegas Golden Knights are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 81.4 percent of their opponents power plays. Read More »

IPL 2018: RCB Vs SRH - Five players to watch out for

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With MI having a NRR of +0.384, RCB need to register another big win to climb up to the 4th position. With one team trying its best to find a place in the playoffs and the other using it as a practice match before playoffs, let's take a look at five players who can make an impact in this game. Read More »

Preakness 2018 Draw and Odds: Justify Is Overwhelming Favorite

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He broke a long-standing historical Derby trend by winning it without a start as a two-year-old. Justify won't face anything close to that size field Saturday, partly because most trainers don't think they can beat him. Should Justify finally show he is mortal, Good Magic would be the most likely victor and would give Brown his second consecutive Preakness. Good Magic looked good at the top of the stretch in that race, but Justify was not about to let anyone run by him. Read More »

Michael Carrick hits golf course the day after hanging up his boots

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has paid tribute to Michael Carrick after the retiring captain played his last game for the club against Watford on Sunday. Carrick's 464th appearance for United ended in the 85th minute when he left the game to a huge ovation. Carrick - signed for £18m from Tottenham - joined the Red Devils seven months after Keane's departure. Read More »

Victor Moses dreams cup glory to erase last year's final sending off

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Phil Jones says beating Chelsea in the FA Cup final would give Manchester United a huge boost as they plot to depose Manchester City as Premier League champions. Andy Ambler, The FA's director of professional game relations, said: "One of the most special things about The Emirates FA Cup is that a goalscorer in the extra preliminary round shares the same accolade as some of football's most famous names". Read More »

Yates secures second stage win to extend Giro d'Italia race lead

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Join PRO to watch the 2018 Giro d'Italia live and on replay . "I certainly haven't given up hope". "We saw with Esteban Chaves how quickly things can change for the general classification riders, so we just have to keep plugging away and keep trying to do everything we can", Froome said. Read More »

Luka Modric: "Liverpool deserve to be in the final"

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Balague also mentioned a discussion he had with former Liverpool and Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez, as he said: "Interestingly, I was in Newcastle this week and spoke with Rafa Benitez about what he expects from the final, given he managed both. Read More »

Atletico Madrid striker Torres thrilled to win Europa League title

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The 27-year-old France global has been heavily linked with a move away from the Wanda Metropolitano this summer and showed his class as Atleti ran out comfortable 3-0 winners in Lyon. "He has played three finals with us, has won two, and so that shows that he is not far away from his objective of regularly playing finals". "Simeone made me grow personally and professionally; I'm delighted with him and I owe him a lot, I know, so I'm very fond of him". Read More »

Is Man City greatest Premier League team ever?

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If they can carry that momentum into the Premier League next season, Liverpool might be best placed of all the chasing pack to challenge City. They amassed 28,242 passes this season. A gulf between the best and the rest has grown anyway and Arsene Wenger, the departing Arsenal manager, predicted a massive transformation in the coming years. Read More »

Wife of PGA golfer Lucas Glover arrested on domestic violence charges

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Johns County Sheriff's department. According to a police report , Glover said he was "tired of the altercations", claiming that his wife, Krista Conley Glover, became abusive "every time he plays poorly in a tournament". Hershey said in her statement to police that she tried to stop an "altercation" between the couple at which point Krista began "striking Hershey in her arm". Read More »

Jedinak's Villa hold firm to secure play-off final place

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Aston Villa are now preparing for tonight's huge game at home to Middlesbrough in the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Semi Final second Leg. Villa won the first leg 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium thanks to Mile Jedinak's early header, giving them a massive advantage ahead of the second leg at Villa Park. Read More »

Harvick uses late move to win NASCAR race in Kansas

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Kyle Busch , Toyota, 267 11. "I thought we were going to be all right there", said Truex, who was trying for a third straight win at Kansas. And those questions were nothing compared to the Chevrolet drivers , who hadn't won a non-restrictor plate race as a group since Richmond last fall. Read More »

Eagles' Jay Ajayi Sued For Trashing Mansion, Accused of Pushing Home Owner

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And now he's facing a $25,000 lawsuit that he claims is bogus, the gossip site reported. He says Ajayi did not host parties, did not cause any damage to the home, and did not shove the owner. According to a rep for Jay Ajayi , all the accusations are completely false. According to Ajayi, the owner tried to force him and a friend to pay him in cash instead of going through Airbnb. Read More »

British rugby player dies in Sri Lanka after visiting nightclub

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In a statement, Durham City Rugby Football Club said it was with "great sadness" that they announced the death of 26-year-old Tom Baty on Tuesday afternoon. "Our thoughts are with you all and we are here to help in any way we can". People have been paying tribute to Mr Howard on the club's Facebook page. Read More »

QLD Captain Cam Smith Announces Origin Retirement

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Right now is the right time for me to finish up. "Last year more than any other year, the Origin series in particular had an effect on me both physically and mentally out of any year I've played". The shock announcement means Queensland will have to appoint a new captain and hooker for the Origin series opener on June 6. "It's a massive blow", Walters said. Read More »

Jason Witten expects Dez Bryant to sign with Packers

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I still believe Dez can highpoint the football as good as any receiver in the National Football League. The offseason capture of former All-Pro Graham may signal a move away from that philosophy that longtime GM Ted Thompson stuck to for so many years, but the need for another wideout isn't glaring in Green Bay. Read More »

Mercedes restore order at top with Hamilton's win

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Lewis Hamilton is out of contract with Mercedes at the end of the season despite talks of a new deal being ongoing since the end of previous year. He has had some criticism too, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo - among those most likely to replace him - saying after Bahrain that he would have tried to pass Ferrari's race victor Sebastian Vettel rather than settling for second. Read More »

Arsene Wenger claims he nearly signed Cristiano Ronaldo

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Arteta's appointment would fit into that structure, with the former Arsenal captain making a big impression in his role on Pep Guardiola's coaching staff at Manchester City this season. That reciprocation of the relationship at Huddersfield was a touching moment, the Frenchman quipped afterwards: "I should have announced every week that I was retiring, people have been so nice with me since I said that!" From cucumber sandwiches and industrial strength gin and tonics on Peter ... Read More »

EPL: Mourinho explains why he won't have assistant manager next season

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Meanwhile, Manchester United now turn their attention to their last clash of the campaign, where they will meet Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium next weekend. One of those question marks is their right wing where a lack of consistent quality has been an issue for Mourinho to deal with and it is certainly an aspect he needs to touch upon to add another dimension to their attack. Read More »

The 17 richest young millionaire athletes in Britain

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The 11 billionaires, with a combined fortune of more than £16.2 billion, feature in the new edition of the Sunday Times Rich List , published on Sunday. "The recent volatility of global stock markets have provided opportunities for the City's richest hedgies to gild their wealth", Robert Watts, who compiles the Rich List said. Read More »

Newcastle Owner Mike Ashley Says He Wants Rafa Benitez To Stay On

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Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has pledged to back Rafa Benitez in the transfer market this summer, although fans could be forgiven for refusing to get carried away just yet. Ashley has echoed his previous support of the former Liverpool boss and his stance when it comes to investment. Ashley meanwhile released a statement saying "every penny generated by the club" will be available to Benitez - having made similar comments a year previously. Read More »

Hart not in England's World Cup squad for Russia 2018

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It's said that the England manager broke the news to him on Tuesday morning over the phone. The former England striker has urged Gareth Southgate, the national team manager, to include the likes of Ruben Loftus-Cheek , Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ryan Sessegnon when he names his 23-man squad tomorrow. Read More »

Cavaliers own 2.8 percent chance at No. 1 pick in draft lottery

The Grizzlies went to the playoffs seven straight seasons before the 2017-18 campaign, and went on to have a 22-60 record , good for second-worst in the National Basketball Association. For L.A., it does not so they get back to back picks. Detroit Pistons' Luke Kennard and Sacramento Kings' De'Aaron Fox are the other two player representatives. Read More »

Ex-Prem star Jlloyd Samuel, 37, dies in auto crash

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The Trinidad & Tobago Football Association, which announced the news of Samuel's death, said the collision occurred after he had dropped his children at school. The 37-year-old, most recently player-manager of non-league side Egerton , died on Tuesday. "His next of kin have been informed and are now being supported by specially trained officers". Read More »

NFL's Panthers to be sold to Tepper

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Reports emerged last week with Tepper, a minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers , was the front-runner and the favorite amongst current National Football League owners. Tepper made $2. 2 billion in 2012, reports Institutional Investor's Alpha, which made him the highest paid hedge fund manager in the nation that year. Read More »

Crystal Palace must keep players, improve squad: Hodgson

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Speaking earlier in the week, Hodgson said of Zaha's future at Palace: 'I think Wilf enjoys his football here. Crooks said in his BBC Team of the Week : "The first thing Roy Hodgson must do, above all else now Crystal Palace have secured their Premier League status, is sign Ruben Loftus-Cheek on a permanent basis". Read More »

Antonio Conte: Chelsea lacked spirit, will and desire in Newcastle defeat

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I wasn't able to convey that determination to my players". Victory at St James' Park allied to a final-day defeat for Liverpool would have seen Chelsea snatch fourth, and while they failed in their task, it was rendered academic as Jurgen Klopp's Champions League finalists ran out comfortable winners against Brighton. Read More »

Simpson cruises to four-stroke victory at Players Championship

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Wait, Tiger Woods was in contention? He has had some excellent performances following his return from injury and we've seen flashes but this was a big one and I thought he was magnificent. Australian Jason Day (68), with two wins already this season, and Jason Dufner (68) were tied for fifth at 13 under. Webb received a message from his mother that she wanted him to win after her house may have caught on fire. Read More »

Arsenal will find it hard to replace Wenger - Gilberto Silva

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Arsène Wenger gave away a little more on what he intends to do next in an interview with SFR Sport that aired today, on the day in which his Arsenal career officially came to an end. Even with my experience, when it was 1-0 in the second half [of the first leg] I never thought it would finish 1-1. "The Emirates for me was like buying a new house". Read More »

Nigeria Announce Provisional World Cup Squad

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I think it is kudos to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)."The board and secretariat of the NFF have worked so hard to be able to get all these together", he said. The team's training camp will run from 22 May until 11 June. Emmanuel Amakiri, the proprietor of Amakson Football Academy said he wasn't completely satisfied with the list, adding that the goalkeeping and defence departments still looked weak. Read More »

Roberto Mancini is new Italy head coach after World Cup failure

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Italy have confirmed the appointment of Roberto Mancini as their new head coach. The 53-year-old is giving up potential earnings of €13m (£11.5m) by agreeing a termination of his Zenit contract just one year into a three-year deal. Mancini won a surprisingly modest 36 caps for Italy and never played at a World Cup, although he was an unused member of the 1990 squad. Luigi di Biagio had taken up the job on an interim basis, stepping up from the Under-21 set-up, but he has since stepped ... Read More »

Thomas Tuchel named as new PSG manager

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They had been on the look-out for a replacement for Emery since being beaten 5-2 on aggregate by Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League in March. Tuchel was most recently the coach at Borussia Dortmund , but parted ways in May 2017 amid reported disagreements with the club hierarchy despite guiding the club to the DFB Pokal title three days earlier. Read More »

Neymar named in Brazil's final World Cup squad

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As expected, forward Neymar was included as he completes the final stage of his recovery from a foot injury, while Shakhtar Donetsk pair Fred and Taison were among few surprises. BC-SOC-WCup-Brazil Squad, 119Recovering Neymar confirmed in Brazil's World Cup squadAP Photo PDJ146, XCE106Eds: APNewsNow. This season, Jahanbakhsh became the first Asian player to become top scorer in a major European league, with 21 league goals. Read More »