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Real Madrid 'to announce Eden Hazard transfer at end of season'

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Talks are understood to have taken place in private and the deal could be announced as soon as May 12 if Chelsea fail to reach the Europa League final. It seems that the return of Zinedine Zidane was enough to lure the Belgian away from his commitments in England and into the La Liga realm. Eden Hazard has been charged with modelling the new shirt - along with teammates Cesar Azpilicueta and Ethan Ampadu - though there's a strong chance it might be enough to finally convince him ... Read More »

Wells Fargo Championship leaderboard

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The new five-year deal coincides with the news that Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina will continue to host the tournament, having staged all but one edition since its PGA Tour debut in 2003. Of that group, Fowler is the only other previous victor (2012), topping McIlroy and D.A. Points in a playoff. I think he will bounce back this week as well and contend for the championship. Read More »

Philly Sports Scene: Sixers drop game 1 to Raptors

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The highly anticipated second-round series between the Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers is a matchup of a couple teams that wisely consolidated their depth to build two of the league's best starting lineups. The 76ers did manage to win on the road Monday when Embiid was largely ineffective on the offensive end. He missed shootaround because of a bout with gastroenteritis, staying back at the team hotel with medical staffers. Read More »

Vince Carter: "I'm coming back"

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Carter, 42, appeared in 76 games for the Hawks this season. He serves as a great ambassador of the game and will go down as one of the only players in league history, to have played in four decades of NBA basketball. They are Robert Parish, Kevin Garnett and Dirk Nowitzki . He eclipsed the 25,000 career point total. It was with the Raptors that Carter became a star, leading the team to its first ever playoff appearances while becoming one of the NBA's most entertaining players. Read More »

David de Gea Backed By Ole Gunnar Solskjaer After Yet Another

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After Louis van Gaal had made a decision to leave out the "distracted" De Gea at the start of the following season, the failed move to Madrid saw the goalkeeper sign a new deal and he returned to the starting line-up against Liverpool in the September, going three more matches before recording a clean sheet. Read More »

Tiger Woods to receive presidential honor from Trump on Monday

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She said reporters will be invited to cover it as well. Woods reportedly will be Trump's guest next week , to celebrate his Masters win last month. You have to respect the office. Winning the master for Woods did not just happen by chance. Francesco Molinari of Italy and Tiger Woods of the United States look on from the fifth fairway during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2019 in Augusta, ... Read More »

Ramsey has played last Arsenal match due to injury - Emery

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After consulting various medics, the conclusion is that I can't force it any more and I've begun treatment". "What I like about Aaron is that, we know he signs for Juventus , but he is still a professional and always fights for the club and for the team", said the French centre-back. Read More »

Embiid, Butler make difference for Sixers in Game 2 vs. Raptors

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Embiid acknowledged feeling rough, but refused to sit out. "We've had a taste of some success on Joel on Giannis in our Milwaukee series, we felt like there was some similarities there", Brown explained post game. The first half, the Sixers outscored the Raptors 51-38, while in the second half, Raptors outscored them 51-43. In the first half of Saturday's game, Kawhi Leonard and Pascal Siakam outscored the 76ers' starting five by a score of 49-40. Read More »

Sloane Stephens Announces Engagement To Soccer Star Jozy Altidore

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The 2017 US Open champion Stephens has won six WTA Tour titles and was runner up at the French Open previous year. "Forever yes", was Sloane Stephens replied. The striker has also been a prominent piece of the USA national team, scoring 41 goals - the third most in the team's history - in 110 worldwide appearances since his debut in 2007. Read More »

Spain goalkeeping great Iker Casillas suffers heart attack on training ground

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Casillas' club Porto confirmed the news of the heart attack on in a statement earlier in the day. Spain goalkeeper Casillas won three Champions League titles, and La Liga five times, at Real Madrid . Some of his former teammates and rivals quickly shared their get-well-soon messages. Porto is second with 76 points and Casillas started all 42 games for Porto this season. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Why I’m scared for Liverpool FC in the title race

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By contrast, the pack of four chasing behind them for Champions League football failed to muster a single win between them once more, whilst at the bottom of the table Cardiff edged closer to relegation. "They have bought incredible players and been incredibly consistent, like us this season and last season". Aguero, whose memorable stoppage time goal against QPR in 2012 started that run, remains as important to City's challenge now as he was then. Read More »

Brad Marchand’s unprovoked punch has people talking

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Tuukka Rask has given up 23 goals on 320 shots faced. But in Wednesday's Game 3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets , Marchand returned to his bad ways again by throwing this dirty and cheap shot punch to Scott Harrington's head . The Bruins finished the night 0-for-2 on the power play, and are now just 1-for-10 on the man advantage in the series. Scoring in the game three win was Boone Jenner, which was his 17th of the year and Matt Duchene , which was his 5th of the postseason and 36th of ... Read More »

Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars 4/29/19, Prediction & Odds

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San Jose scored four times on the five-minute major penalty assessed to Vegas's Cody Eakin to erase a three-goal deficit and eventually win Game 7 in overtime. Jordan Binnington made 28 saves for St. Louis. St. Louis fell by a count of 4-2 Saturday afternoon in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals as Dallas evened the series at 1-1. Read More »

Teams will need 100 points to beat Man City next season - Guardiola

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Liverpool have the chance to move back to the top with victory against Huddersfield on Friday, before City travel to Burnley on Sunday. "Why should I judge what we have done for the results if at the last moment, for example, what happened in the Champions League (happens)?", said Guardiola ahead of his team's trip to Turf Moor as he recalled their dramatic late reversal of fortune in a European quarter-final defeat by Tottenham . Read More »

Ex-Captain Rio Ferdinand in talks over sensational

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Woodward is understood to have spoken to ex-United defender Ferdinand as he looks to fill the role, but the exact intricacies of such conversations are unclear. Unlike the duo, Ferdinand's position could involve overseeing negotiations on behalf of United and conducting their transfer policy. Phelan has the backing of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and ticks several boxes, with few figures more knowledgeable about United than the former long-time assistant to the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson. Read More »

Three reasons for Tottenham to be hopeful v. Ajax

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Ajax have already proved too good for Real Madrid and Juventus in the competition this season and were streets ahead of Spurs in the first half on a ideal night for football. All eyes will be on Pochettino's men to see if they can turn it round in Amsterdam and book a place in the Champions League final in Madrid. Erik ten Hag's youthful Ajax side started the match full of energy and objective with Spurs barely able to escape their own half as they spent the early stages chasing ... Read More »

Klopp hails 'outstanding' Liverpool after Huddersfield rout

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And their place in that last-four tie has moved them up the UEFA club coefficient rankings, with the Liverpool Echo analysing how this should land the Reds an "easier" group next season. "Nothing changed. We had to watch it because we didn't play and there was a really good football game on telly, so we watched it but it's nothing to do with us really". Read More »

Jokic outduels Lillard as Nuggets take Game 1 from Trail Blazers

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He sees how people are playing and guarding him. There's a lot of action going on, so you've got to honor that because they can take advantage of those things and end up seeing the right plays and making the right plays". Fouling him didn't work, as Jokic made 12 of 12 from the line while Maurice Harkless fouled out trying to stop Jokic in the paint. The Nuggets and Trail Blazers combined for 234 points. Read More »

Frankfurt vs Chelsea: It will be hard to qualify for final - Sarri

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Arsenal will take on La Liga side Valencia in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Wednesday night. "We tried to arrive at the end of the season, but the injury was there", Sarri said of Rudiger. "We tried to arrive at the end of the season, but the injury was there". Sarri has every confidence in Denmark defender Christensen stepping up at the denouement of Chelsea's quest for Champions League qualification."Christensen during the season has played about 25 matches, so he ... Read More »

Damian Lillard Highlights: Relive Blazers Star's Wild Game vs. Thunder

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After the Blazers advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 4-1 series win over the Oklahoma City Thunder , Kanter began his postgame press conference by thanking the New York Knicks for waiving him in February. "We let this one slip away but it is what it is". "That story will be told that it was bad shot and you have to live with it". "I don't care what anyone says-that's a bad shot", George said . Read More »

'Retired' Marshawn Lynch already weighing Raiders and National Football League return

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Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Oakland Raiders stands on the sidelines during the National Football League game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. Earlier on Wednesday, the Raiders responded to the Crowell injury by bringing back veteran Doug Martin , according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Wyche. Read More »

Van Dijk on Champions League progress: 'I'm not surprised'

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Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk with the PFA Player of the Year award during the ceremony in London on Sunday. "It was my first time, my only time and my last time so far so I am looking forward to playing them again, one of the best teams in the world, but I think this can be totally different than when I was there the last time". Read More »

Ajax star De Ligt thinks he is worth less than £65m

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Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has played his last game for the club after it was revealed that he will miss the rest of the season. And while the teamsheet may appear to show a 4-2-3-1 formation, Ajax play with a fluidity that means the players are often in an inverted 2-3-5 look. Read More »

Giannis Antetokounmpo Offered His ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Review After Dominating Game 2

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Going back home you always feel good, but this one would have been great to get, but we didn't so now we go back home and reset our mindset going in and just have fun playing the game of basketball. Mirotic, however, quickly picked up two fouls in the opening three minutes of action, making that tweak a rather moot point. "Basically, Giannis and smaller were doing that and they kept Lopez as a protector". Read More »

Celtics beat Bucks 112-90 in Game 1 of Eastern Conference semis

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Game 2 is Tuesday in Milwaukee. Baynes played a key role off the bench in helping secure the win by teaming up with Al Horford to contain the output of Giannis Antetokounmpo . Boston came out of the locker room with force though, and crushed the Bucks by outscoring them 36-21 in the third quarter. Entering this series, one of the biggest matchups was going to revolve around the game of hide and seek that two of the NBA's best coaches were set to begin. Read More »

Rahm and Palmer grab lead at storm-hit PGA pairs event

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The Spaniard finished in the top 10 for the seventh time this year, including a tie for ninth at the Masters. "When Wesley told me he was having shoulder surgery a few months before the event, I was in no-man's land", Rahm recalled. "Tommy played unbelievable", he said. Kim had one of the best rounds of the day with a 66 but it wasn't enough to catch Lee. The Zurich format was best-ball in the first and third rounds, allowing players to be more aggressive. Read More »

President Donald Trump again serves fast food to championship visitors

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The team finished this past season 37-1. President Donald Trump wears a hat given to him by the Baylor women's NCAA championship basketball team during a visit to the Oval Office at the White House April 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. UVA coach Tony Bennet said that the team had to "respectfully decline" the invitation as "it would be hard, if not impossible" to bring the team together to visit the White House. Read More »

Manchester United Player Out Injured For Rest Of The Season

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The Ivory Coast worldwide, 25, injured his medial ligament in a collision with Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic during the second half. That was Bailly's first league start since February 3, but now he is ruled out of Manchester United's remaining matches against Huddersfield Town and Cardiff City, the club confirmed on Monday. Read More »

Dominic Thiem Is Barcelona Open Champion!

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Thiem is the first Austrian to take the Barcelona title since Thomas Muster in 1996. Former ATP star Gilles Muller said: "Great win for Thiem". Despite the slow start, Berretini won 81 percent of his service points and wore down Krajinovic with his aggressive play from the baseline. Read More »

Wenger hails Leeds’ Bielsa for sportsmanship in Villa draw

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Villa are nearly assured of fifth place, sitting four points behind Midland rivals West Brom and seven back to Leeds, with only Derby able to catch them still subject to overturning a big goal difference deficit. "I don't have to comment on this kind of thing, which is common in England". "For me it was a very important performance because we played against the best team in the Championship at this time", said Bielsa. Read More »

Naomi Osaka withdraws from Stuttgart Open semi-final with abdominal injury

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She beat No. 11 Anastasija Sevastova in the BNP Paribas Open and No 27. Will Kvitova claim her second tournament win of the year? The match close throughout before the Belarussian retired down 3-0 in the third set. Osaka, victor of the last two Grand Slams, handed Vekic set point by double faulting on her serve, and the Croat took full advantage by winning the next point. Read More »