Because, again, if we are to be competitive in a World Cup, we're going to have to meet teams like England. "I think the boys went out there and gave a great display", he said. For his part, number 8 Billy Vunipola was already downplaying the potenti... More..
Albania's supporters light flares during a 2018 World Cup Group G qualifying soccer match between Italy and Albania, at the Renzo Barbera stadium, in Palermo, Italy , Friday, March 24, 2017. Italy coach Gi...More..
Portland also moved to within two games of the eighth-place Denver Nuggets for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Lillard's huge 95.1 nERD was the highest mark among all players in action on S...More..
Cincinnati chucked up 14 3-point shots in the second half, hitting only three, compared to its 5-for-6 shooting from long range in the first half. "I just want to see their mentality and what they do", said Uni...More..
With Allen failing to get across in time, Barberio found twine and suddenly it was a 3-2 game with just over four minutes to play. A 4-2 win in Colorado on Tuesday night completed a 4-1 road trip for the Blu...More..
While that number dropped to 852,000 for Saturday's rematch in what was arguably the best Petco game to date, viewership ballooned to 1.4 million for Tuesday's semifinal matchup with Japan and spiked to 2.3...More..
Ricciardo was cautious when questioned on Red Bull's pace relative to F1's reigning champion outfit, claiming the gap is less than 0.5 seconds, but he is unsure of the exact margin of Mercedes's advantage enter...More..
Bottas, previously with Williams, has replaced 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg, who retired days after winning his first title. The 27-year-old is yet to win in almost 80 appearances, but he will start the...More..
Bastian Schweinsteiger thanked the Manchester United fans as he prepares to make his move to Chicago Fire . According to the report, Schweinsteiger could join up with his new club as early as next week, on...More..
He brought her to OH for more tests, and doctors are hopeful there is a chance for recovery. Another birdie on the 10th took the 41-year-old Dane two up, but 2015 champion McIlroy got back on level terms with...More..
McGregor's reaction to the initial punishment was predictable. After four months, the commission agreed the fine was too steep. His fine was reduced down to $25,000, a big $125,000 cut, while his community se...More..
Having defeated Djokovic twice in a month and now preparing for a quarter-final clash with Roger Federer, Kyrgios certainly seems to have turned a corner in spite of a continued poor image he's quick to dispute...More..
Sources have told ESPN FC that Chelsea are likely to advance discussions with Conte over a new deal once the fate of the Premier League is decided, with the club keen to head off speculation that their head c...More..
It's hard to imagine the rest issue disappearing over the final month of the regular season, as this is the part of the schedule where playoff-bound teams will routinely map out spots in the schedule to pull th...More..
After a dim show in the just concluded Ranchi test, Ashwin lost 37 points and fell one spot to be at the second spot. While, Pakistans Azhar Ali and Younis Khan climbed up one spot each to 6th and 7th spot, res...More..
Barca, however, had to work hard against Valencia in a game in which their attacking trio of Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez was again decisive, reports Xinhua news agency. "Iniesta will, too. He will rene...More..
Toure explained he retained a dialogue with Guardiola throughout his absence from the first-team and credited the 46-year-old's honest approach for bringing about an upturn in form following a lacklustre 2015-1...More..
OR is now averaging 79.1 points per game on offense while giving up 65.7 on defense. After 11th-seeded Rhode Island closed the first half on a 14-2 run for a 46-38 lead over third-seeded OR at intermission, B...More..
Not long after that news broke, World No. 1 Andy Murray surprisingly announced his own right elbow injury, making his Miami withdrawal official, though his sounds more like a precaution. Reports claimed that th...More..
Antonio Valencia's stoppage-time goal secured all the points for Jose Mourinho's side, but Agnew, in his first match in charge since Aitor Karanka departed, believes that Boro were good enough for at least a ...More..
Aren't we good enough in the Premier League to have more teams in Europe at this stage? The campaign has been far from a resounding success, however, as United sit sixth in the Premier League heading into Sun...More..
It's all pretty respectful in fairness, but no doubt the likes of Heung-Min Son and Dele Alli are already motivated to make sure Kane's absence doesn't hurt the team and the more people doubt Spurs without thei...More..
When Federer met Sock at Indian Wells in 2015, the American was ranked only 59. In addition, Federer has yet to lose a set, let alone a single service game. There was a steely response from Carreno Busta at...More..
Unless Poe was willing to leave millions on the table, Miami wasn't a real option. It's also possible the Chiefs first offered Poe the contract they gave to Logan. He's been a pillar of what has been at times o...More..
As we mentioned Thursday in our post about the Villanova-Mount St. Mary's game, no. 16 seed has ever beaten a one in the NCAA Tournament. Joel Berry plays. "I'm never a guy to let something like this stop me ...More..
At the postgame news conference, a moderator read an NCAA statement that declared it a bad call as Collins sat nodding and making facial expressions of disapproval upon hearing the explanation. "I was trying ...More..
Often praised for doing the dirty, understated work in midfield, Real Madrid's Casemiro is taking on an increasingly influential role for Zinedine Zidane's side and stamped his mark all over Saturday's crucial ...More..
Asked if he thought Stoke had deliberately set out to rile Costa, Conte replied: "I think that it's normal to try to bring a player to be angry and then to react and to commit another foul". Jonathan Walters ...More..
Austin, where he went 89-14, won the Southland Conference three times and made three NCAA Tournaments. In his lone season at Oklahoma State, Underwood was 20-13 and his team earned a bid by winning 10 of 11 gam...More..
If Lukaku does get his wish to join a bigger club, it could be Everton's emerging young talents who fill his boots and Calvert-Lewin underlined his promise in the ninth minute. "I didn't really know what I wa...More..
Troy did manage to cut the lead to a mere seven points before the end of the first half, even though the final margin was 87 to 65. BIG DUCKS: Oregon has six players at 6-foot-3 or taller. The win ensures top...More..
Koeman has often been quite forthright in talking about players' contract situations. Lukaku has spoken regularly about wanting to play in the Champions League and as the Premier League's joint top scorer wit...More..
Turning around a 5-3 deficit from the first leg appeared to be a tall order for Monaco , but instead looked rather too easy as the home side cruised into a 2-0 lead within 30 minutes and then quickly responded...More..
The Jayhawks said Thursday that a week off was far too much time , and they all seemed eager to get back onto the court. "We've got to pick up speed and keep building off what we did this year". Elsewhere, Jac...More..
A pair of clutch D.J. The third-seeded Bruins had numerous breakdowns and let Kent State claw back into it by halftime, eventually stretching the lead midway through the second half. Louisville also is limiting...More..
The reigning World Cup holders are now penned in to face the Barbarians on the same date as the one that would suit England, but the prospect of switching that match to one against Eddie Jones's side is now bei...More..
I would take anyone, there is not a bad team in there. Asked whether he dreamt of lifting the Champions League trophy, he said: "Yeah, you know, we achieved the impossible winning the Premier League and I'm s...More..
The NSE Nifty slipped by 2.20 points or 0.02 per cent, to close at 9,084.80 points, while the BSE Sensex was marginally down 44.52 points or 0.15 per cent at 29,398.11 points. "European indices like FTSE 100, C...More..
Cleveland has won four of the last five meetings and seven of nine at Staples. There was some good news for the Cavaliers, though, as before the game it was announced that Kevin Love would return to the team ...More..
Freshman Josh Okogie scored 18 of his game-high 24 points in the second half to lead Georgia Tech to a 75-63 win over in in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday at McCamish Pavilion. However, that fifth bann...More..
Atletico is trying to return to the final after losing to Real Madrid last season. "I am sure tomorrow will be a fantastic game again". Two players will be key to the game, says The Guardian . It nearly ...More..
There have also been questions surrounding coach Fred Hoiberg's lineup decisions, with Rondo right at the centre of everything once again. Wade will have to deal with his elbow injury. So many issues are lu...More..
Ask Florida State fans what they think about head basketball coach Leonard Hamilton and you'll get a mixed bag. "I thought at the beginning of the game everybody had that kind of nervous exhaustion, so to speak...More..
Last month, Dortmund, who have reached the Champions League's quarter-finals, revealed tests to see why Goetze had been suffering from repeated injury and a lack of form had shown up "metabolic disturbances". T...More..
Oklahoma State's Jawun Evans heaved up a desperation - and meaningless 3-pointer - as time expired, burying the shot to bring the final margin, 92-91 in favor of MI. What that means is that the matchups...More..
Here's where things get bittersweet for Cubs fans cheering for Team USA, because Adam Jones (who should be the new Captain America, by the way) greeted Rondon with a blast to left-center that cleared the wal...More..
Coleman added that he would allow Dummett the rest because they have Tottenham's Ben Davies and Aston Villa's Neil Taylor, who are able to play left back. "They aren't our players, they are contracted to their ...More..
Cook, who played with the Green Bay Packers in 2016, won't be returning to the Packers after they signed former New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett to a three-year, $21 million contract last we...More..
The resignation came a week after the United States Olympic Committee's board sent a recommendation to USA Gymnastics chairman Paul Parilla requesting Penny step down. The USOC cannot force an Olympic governi...More..
Jose Mourinho's side drew the first leg in Russian Federation 1-1, and while Henrikh Mkhitaryan's away goal means United have control of the tie, Bailly is fully aware of the challenge that awaits them on T...More..