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Pound-For-Pound Stars Meet When Spence Faces Garcia

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This is a unsafe fight for myself. "The added weight and sheer size and power of Spence will prove to be too much for a great fighter who just took too much of a risk", Ward told ESPN. He's from DeSoto, which makes this weekend all the more important. After Spence and Garcia faced off, Spence walked away and seemed to have the expectation that he would do the same to Garcia as he did to Brook, mouthing to some in the crowd, "I'm gonna f-- him up". Read More »

Bayern Munich retake top spot with demolition of Mainz

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With the game already well in hand, Davies entered in the 59th minute against Mainz Sunday and then scored his club's final goal 11 minutes later, pouncing on the rebound opportunity in Bayern's 6-0 rout. Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring just three minutes in, but it was James Rodriguez who stole the show. The Bremen captain finished off a counterattack spearheaded by brothers Maximilian and Johannes Eggestein in the 14th minute and set up Milot Rashica to score on another ... Read More »

Teenager Bianca Andreescu upsets Angelique Kerber in BNP Paribas Open final

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Bencic, who won her third career title at Dubai last month and her first since 2015, next plays the victor of the match between Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams . "So my serve was bad, my shots were bad", she added. "Tonight I tried to hit a little bit and I can't compete 100 percent. But otherwise, yeah, not even close to my good tennis". Read More »

Katie Taylor Beats Down Rose Volante To Unify Belts

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Bray native Taylor also has undisputed welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus on her radar and predicts a "monumental year" ahead. "There's no doubt in my mind that she is the greatest Irish athlete of all time". Headlining Friday's card in the 10,000-seaterLiacouras Center is Dublin's unbeaten Jono Carrol who faces his first world title fight against hometown Tevin Farmer for the IBF World Super-Featherweight title. Read More »

Real Betis 1 - 4 Barcelona | 17 Mar 2019

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Barca, fresh off a 5-1 win over Lyon in the Champions League , is looking to grow its league lead over Atletico Madrid . After Messi's final strike, a brilliant chip from the edge of the box which went in off the underside of the bar, the home fans at the Benito Villamarin Stadium rose as one to hail the five-time Ballon d'Or victor. Read More »

Ryan Fitzpatrick agrees to two-year contract with Dolphins

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A two-year deal is flawless for the Dolphins as they get a starting quarterback for the 2019 season, but can also have Fitzpatrick mentor a young rookie quarterback in 2020. Some analysts are concerned that Fitzpatrick, who had success in the Jets offense years ago as a well-traveled veteran of the AFC East, might be too good for a team trying to tank, as the Dolphins do have some talented skill position players in Stills, Parker, Albert Wilson, Jakeem Grant, Kenyan Drake, and Kalen Ballage. Read More »

Manchester City storm back as Manchester United crash out of FA Cup

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Championship side Millwall host Premier League side Brighton on Sunday. VAR cameras are installed at all Premier League grounds, so the facilities are used by the FA during their Cup games. Swansea players were unhappy when Cameron Carter-Vickers was judged to have tripped substitute Raheem Sterling for the equaliser, while Sergio Aguero was offside when he headed in the victor two minutes from the end. Read More »

Jose Mourinho says Real Madrid made ideal decision to appoint Zidane

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I must count on these players, as they are good players, but I will count on them all. " Isco and Marcelo are both ready to play, they want to play and we will see them play", he said. Solskjaer is quoted as saying by Sky Sports : "I can't really comment on Gareth Bale or specific names because they're property of other clubs". Read More »

Ireland Defy Wales With Roof Request Ahead Of Epic Six Nations Clash

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Gatland - who became the first coach to achieve three Grand Slams in Five or Six Nations history - refused to take any the pats on the back for the success. Wales' forwards laid the foundations, driving forcefully from a lineout, but the try owed everything to Anscombe, whose sublime angled kick off the outside off his right boot was caught by Parkes. Read More »

Johnny Manziel signs with AAF, report says

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He's their second quarterback this season, after the team started with Christian Hackenberg but later benched the former Penn State quarterback. The Express lost to the Salt Lake Stallions 22-9 in Week 6, losing quarterback Zach Mettenberger to an apparent ankle injury on their first offensive play. Read More »

After breaking rules: Man City face FIFA transfer ban

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If found guilty by the world governing body, City would likely appeal, which could leave them free to sign players this summer, but whatever materialises Guardiola is confident he already has the players to cope. City were drawn against Premier League rivals Tottenham in the Champions League quarter-finals on Friday and Guardiola knows his side will have to be at their best to control their potent attacking threat. Read More »

Gilas Pilipinas to face European powerhouses in FIBA World Cup

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Eight teams of the 32 will make the Quarter-Finals and will play single elimination games until a champion is crowned. Saturday's draw in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen pitted a biggest-ever 32 teams from five continents and placed the US in Group E in Shanghai alongside the Czechs, minnows Japan and Turkey - the team the U.S. Read More »

Bale: Manchester United boss Solskjaer fails to rule out move

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Bale has been at Real Madrid since 2013 and is a four-time victor of the Champions League , although there is no chance of a fifth this term after bowing out to Ajax in the round of 16. "If you put the work in, I believe, if you work hard, show the right attitude, if you go in every single day and do the right things you can maximise your chances". Read More »

Jurgen Klopp predicts Reds won't spend big this summer

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Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovač insists his side can not compete with Europe's top clubs following their Champions League exit against Liverpool . Bayern failed to reach the quarter-finals of the competition for the first time in eight years, losing the second leg of their last-16 tie with Liverpool 3-1 at the Allianz Arena following a goalless first-leg draw at Anfield three weeks earlier. Read More »

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to clash in Indian Wells semi-final

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Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion who captured his 100th career title at Dubai last month, overcame breezy conditions on stadium court and a hungry Hurkacz - a 22-year-old ranked 67th in the world who was playing in his first Masters 1000 quarter-final and just the second quarter-final of his career. Read More »

LSU’s loss to Florida helps Vols in Championship Game

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Three great battles this year. "I can't get into that", Benford said. LSU is one of the best teams in the country. "They only can get better". Kevarrius Hayes was tremendous again. Although Nembhard missed a free throw a few possessions earlier, the freshman guard made up for it with a clutch shot at the end of the game. Florida fell behind 35-25 after the first half of the LSU game, but stormed back on a 51-38 clip in the second to bag a 76-73 victory and move on in the tournament. Read More »

Eddie Jones taunts Scotland over Twickenham barren run

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But Cokanasiga was not even named on the bench for the Calcutta Cup clash against Scotland with fellow wing Jack Nowell, the man he came in for last weekend, returning after a shoulder "stinger" injury in one of four changes made by Jones to his starting XV. Read More »

Rice reveals he's 'proud and honoured' to get England call up

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Rice was born and raised in Kingston-upon-Thames, just outside of London, although the fact his mother's parents are from the Republic of Ireland meant he was also eligible to play for the Republic and he made three appearances for them before deciding to switch allegiance to England in February. Read More »

Kennedy will not be retained as A&M men's basketball head coach

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Flagg led the Aggies in both scoring and rebounds this season as a sophomore. The Texas A&M Aggies finally have a victory at the Southeastern Conference Tournament after leaving empty-handed each of their past two trips. "It's going to be a long off-season", Wetzell said. And, you can go ahead and bet on the fact that their leader, Quinndary Weatherspoon , is going to score more than seven points as he did in Knoxville. Read More »

Giants not interested in Haskins

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The video went viral, prompting Tate to reach out to Dwayne Johnson on Twitter for advice on his next career move. "He has three 1,000-yard seasons on his resume and made one Pro Bowl, in 2014, when he had 99 catches for 1,331 yards and four touchdowns for the Lions ". Read More »

Duke Vs. North Carolina Live Stream

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On the year, Duke has an offensive efficiency (points per 100 possessions) of 113.8 and a defensive efficiency of 91.5. "He adds a different dimension to their team", UNC's Cam Johnson said of Williamson's return. "You get into this part of the year, the postseason, and the defense cranks up", Virginia Coach Tony Bennett said. Reddish, who is averaging 14 points this season, is a threat from behind the 3-point line and adds another element to Duke's offense when he is playing well. Read More »

Thiem into Indian Wells semi-finals as Monfils pulls out

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Raonic will face the victor of a match between No. 18 seed Gael Monfils of France and No. 7 seed Dominic Thiem of Austria in a semifinal. "A lot of my injuries people think it was because I was lazy or not doing the job, and I always tell them that, you know, it's part of luck sometime", he said. Read More »

Jones claims Wales look exhausted ahead of decisive Six Nations Saturday

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Jones said of Wales: 'You can see they're getting exhausted. "Since then he's resurrected Welsh rugby and it's so important for world rugby to have a strong Welsh team". But when asked if he had any figures to back up that assertion, the 59-year-old Jones replied: "No figures for it, just fading eyesight". They may both be New Zealanders, who played alongside one another on one occasion, but while Gatland socialises with another coach also known for his witticisms, Eddie Jones , he and ... Read More »

What can Arsenal expect from Napoli in the Europa League quarter-finals?

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If you fancied a bet on penalties being awarded then you might take heart from the fact that there hasn't been one in this fixture in the Premier League since 2010, but there have been 49 penalties awarded in games between the two sides. That means that Unai Emery will need every ounce of his Europa League expertise to navigate the task against a side with a risky attack and the might of Kalidou Koulibaly at the back. Read More »

Federer, Nadal, steam into Indian Wells quarter-finals

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Federer needed just over an hour to dispatch Briton Kyle Edmund 6-1 6-4 in their first career meeting and reach the quarter-finals on a sunny and breezy day in Indian Wells . Kecmanovic became the first lucky loser to reach the last eight at Indian Wells since the ATP's Masters 1000 series launched in 1990. "It's small gaps", Nadal said about the upsets. Read More »

Bryce Harper hit by pitch in foot, leaves game

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Harper was hit in the ankle on a 2-0 pitch by Blue Jays pitcher Trent Thornton in the bottom of the sixth inning. Harper immediately dropped to the ground wincing in pain and walked to the clubhouse. After the game, Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said Harper suffered a right foot contusion and perliminary x-rays were negative. He limped off the field and was replaced by pinch runner Shane Robinson . Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association to explore expanding 2022 World Cup from 32 to 48 teams

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The women's under-17 World Cup has 16 nations and Das had said that they can host matches at "just four cities". "If it doesn't happen, fantastic also", said Infantino. Following Infantino's announcement, a spokesperson for the ECA said: "ECA clubs will not participate in 2021 CWC and will assess participation in editions of the competition post-2024". Read More »

News FIA F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting passes away

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Formula 1 icon Charlie Whiting has died at the age of 66 less than 24 hours after the 2019 Formula 1 season was launched in Melbourne . The Federation's president, Jean Todt , said , "It is with huge sadness that I learned of Charlie's passing". Read More »

Chicago Bears sign Ha Ha Clinton-Dix: Grade, reaction and more

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Clinton-Dix and Jackson will be teammates again in Chicago, where Jackson earned first-team All-Pro recognition at safety during the 2018 season. Despite the popular opinion that Clinton-Dix's play deteriorated after the trade to the Redskins past year, his Pro Football Focus grade of 79 .3 was actually the best of his career, and 17th-best among safeties in the NFL. Read More »

Raiders release Nelson after 1 season

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The Oakland Raiders announced Friday they had signed Nelson, who played 14 games for the Cardinals last season. "Normally, when you hand out a bonus for next year's season, there's a pretty good chance those guys are coming back", Gruden told reporters December 28. Read More »

Dolphins' QB situation murkier after Ryan Tannehill dealt to Titans

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To that part, the Dolphins recently hosted quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on a free-agent visit before Bridgewater elected to re-sign with the New Orleans Saints . The Titans also received a 2019 sixth-round pick in the swap. For the Titans, this is a high-end move but a smart one. Miami will get a 2020 fourth round pick and a seventh round pick in this year's draft in exchange for Tannehill . Read More »

Australia target CWC win after stunning India

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Earlier, Team India lost the last and the final ODI in Delhi by 35 runs and it was again the middle-order that collapsed in a 273 chase. "Being down 2-0 it would have been easy to roll over". It was the first bilateral ODI series loss under Virat Kohli's captaincy on home soil. Zampa's wonderful over just after the midway point proved crucial as two key India batsmen were removed, Rohit and Jadeja both stumped by Carey. Read More »

Cameron Wake agrees to three-year deal with Titans

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ESPN reports that Wake will receive a three-year, $23 million deal from the Titans including $10 million in guaranteed money. Despite being 37 years old, he continues to play at a high level. Defensive end Jurrell Casey (7) and linebacker Jayon Brown (6) led the Titans in sacks last season. This was not the only move Tennessee has made so far in the legal tampering period. Read More »