England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup

Calvert-Lewin saw his header saved by Farinez in the 32nd, but was able to find the back of the net two minutes later. When the players showed their appreciation I got a bit emotional, I'm not ashamed to admit it. "We have proved we are as good as ... More..

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by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis

The expected sonic wave of support had not yet materialised, although at each change of ends more and more spectators flooded in, sated by their sacred French lunches."Kiki-Kiki-Kiki" rumbled around the stadium...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end

Australia , who benefitted from the rain during their opening match against New Zealand , will have been frustrated at the abandonment as they were on top when the rain arrived. There's no given that this m...More..

Wake Forest-Florida Super Regionals game resumes today
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Wake Forest-Florida Super Regionals game resumes today

The Deacons, who lost the best-of-three series opener on Saturday, lead the Gators 5-4 in Game 2 . Three batters later the game was delayed. UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan turned to Kowar a day after the long wea...More..

Scherzer Gets to 2000 Ks, But Rangers Beat Nationals 5-1
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Scherzer Gets to 2000 Ks, But Rangers Beat Nationals 5-1

During part of the 2012 season, Austin Bibens-Dirkx posted a 5.59 ERA in 29 games, including two starts, for Triple-A Syracuse, the top farm team of the Washington Nationals . He trailed just Martinez, who l...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

They were home. But they lost. And again as the Cavs claimed the championship. Following the Cleveland Cavaliers' 137-116 victory, Green took a not-so-sutle jab at Cavs fans by saying they were "not very sh...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

LeBron and co not about to give up on NBA Finals

Many casinos preferred a miss too, as the majority of bettors backed the Warriors before their sixth straight postseason cover and 15th consecutive victory. or if I'm going against two or whatever the case ma...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals

If the Warriors win Game 5 and bring home their second championship in three seasons, Curry will likely have played a major factor in ending the series. "If you don't do something well, they will make you pay...More..

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United would exchange Europa League title for victims' lives
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United would exchange Europa League title for victims' lives

Jose Mourinho says he has "no idea" if Manchester United will sign Antoine Griezmann , but stressed that all the club's transfer dealings are in the hands of executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. It may end ...More..

Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6

All the good mojo Rinne generated while helping Nashville rally to tie the series at 2 vanished in a span of 20 minutes. It took all of 91 seconds for Pittsburgh to get its swagger back. I don't know what he ...More..

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win record 13th FA Cup
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win record 13th FA Cup

Meanwhile, Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was disappointed by Alexis Sanchez's opening goal .Courtois asserted that the goal should have been disallowed as Sanchez had committed a handball and his f...More..

Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

Their opponents for Sunday's best-of-nine final will be either the Swedish syndicate or Team Japan, skippered by Kiwi Dean Barker . While it was "too early to say" whether SoftBank Team Japan would be back...More..

Lionel Messi vows to end career with Barcelona
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Lionel Messi vows to end career with Barcelona

Meanwhile, TV3 reports that the Argentinian will earn €30m after tax a season under the terms of his new deal. The exact location has not been disclosed, presumably to avoid hoards of fans bombarding his sp...More..

Result, not performance, counted against Crusaders - Gatland
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Result, not performance, counted against Crusaders - Gatland

Thanks to the boot of Owen Farrell , who kicked all 12 points, it was one they passed impressively as the Lions got the best of the pivotal set-piece battle with the slippery conditions in Christchurch makin...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

French Open roundup from day eight

Djokovic raised his game to see off Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (5) 6-1 6-3 and set up a mouth-watering clash with in-form sixth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria, who beat Argentine Horacio Zeballos 6-1 6-3 ...More..

Ostapenko aiming to break through the Halep wall
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Ostapenko aiming to break through the Halep wall

Third seed Halep who will become world number one if she succeeds won 6-4 3-6 6-3 to set up a final against unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. The perception is that Ostapenko, coached by Spain's form...More..

Wawrinka beats Murray in French Open semi-final epic
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Wawrinka beats Murray in French Open semi-final epic

Wawrinka took the initiative with a crashing forehand victor and led 4-2 when Murray put an attempted dropshot into the net. He paid tribute to the Paris crowd that supported him throughout the marathon sho...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

After almost missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major

Ostapenko is the first Latvian grand slam finalist and the youngest at any grand slam since Caroline Wozniacki in NY eight years ago. "I'm really happy to be in the final, especially on my birthday". Halep...More..

Bill allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate passes in Diet
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Bill allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate passes in Diet

Instead, the resolution calls on the government to "swiftly study" ways to secure a stable imperial succession, including the possibility of allowing women to ascend the throne - a measure popular among the p...More..

Catalonia to hold independence vote on October 1
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Catalonia to hold independence vote on October 1

The Catalan premier, Carles Puigdemont , unveiled the date of the slated vote at the regional government palace in Barcelona on Friday morning, flanked by fellow pro-independence politicians. Madrid is exp...More..

French Open action threatened by rain on Tuesday
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

French Open action threatened by rain on Tuesday

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot during the men's quarterfinal against his compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta at the French Open Tennis Tournament 2017 in Paris , France, on June 7, 2017. it's a dream", T...More..

Did Climber Alex Honnold Just Complete the Greatest Sports Accomplishment Ever?
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Did Climber Alex Honnold Just Complete the Greatest Sports Accomplishment Ever?

The moment was captured on video by Jimmy Chin for an upcoming documentary by National Geographic , according to press statement. The magazine " National Geographic " financed Alex Honnold's daring missi...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

Reigning Indian Tennis player Rohan Bopanna rewrote history on Thursday by becoming the only fourth Indian to win a Tennis Grand Slam . This is the first Grand Slam title for the 7th seeded pair. It became 3...More..

Chilly weather not cooling Cavs fans for Game 3
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Chilly weather not cooling Cavs fans for Game 3

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with teammates after the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 in Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 7,...More..

Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

Now we've got go back there, this is where the series changed previous year". "So when we get stops, we get out and run, that's when we're at our best". That's an increase of 5 percent from the 18.6 million ave...More..

Big Deal! Wenger Lures Mbappe with No 9 Shirt, £122m Record Transfer
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Big Deal! Wenger Lures Mbappe with No 9 Shirt, £122m Record Transfer

Mbappe's current deal expires in 2019 but, to ward of interest from potential suitors and reward the striker for his performances last season, the club are hopeful he will sign an extension on increased wages t...More..

Southampton say Liverpool made illegal move for Van Dijk
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Southampton say Liverpool made illegal move for Van Dijk

However, a deal is far from complete as the Reds have yet to make a bid for the Holland worldwide, who signed a six-year deal with Southampton last year. "Can we? Yes", Krueger said. "I can make that stat...More..

Packers player stranded in Minnesota, hitches a ride with fans
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Packers player stranded in Minnesota, hitches a ride with fans

In a single tweet, House asked his almost 35,000 followers for a lift to Lambeau. Once they delivered House to his vehicle at the airport, he told the brothers to follow him to the stadium and gave them a tour ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers

But Gennett, who had three home runs in 46 games this season prior to Wednesday's barrage, may be the most out-of-place on the list. It makes him the least likely member of the four-homer club, at least since B...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Red Sox Place Starter Eduardo Rodriguez on Disabled List

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy delivers against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Baltimore . Still, the Orioles must solve Tillman's command...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Ronaldo has not ruled out the imminent departure from real Madrid

Ronaldo is reckoned to have earned £71.7m between his Real salary and off-the-field endorsements - which include Nike, Tag Heuer, Herbalife and Abbott Labs - past year. The list of elite athletes consists of p...More..

Pat Riley calls Magic Johnson 'the greatest player of all
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Pat Riley calls Magic Johnson 'the greatest player of all

But Green contends it doesn't make any sense to compare teams or players from different eras because the game has changed so much. So I never understand that, nor do I get into it. I recently rewatched some of ...More..

Ainslie boat damaged in America's Cup trials
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Ainslie boat damaged in America's Cup trials

Burling said the team were still assessing the damage - and the precise cause of the mishap. The race was black flagged soon afterward, handing Team New Zealand a vital early win in its quest to reach the A...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Girl booted from soccer tourney because organizers thought she was a boy

The team had advanced through the first two days of the Springfield Soccer Invitational, only to find out the morning of the tournament's final day that they had been disqualified for letting a boy play on a gi...More..

Seahawks sign Austin Davis while Colin Kaepernick remains on the market
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Seahawks sign Austin Davis while Colin Kaepernick remains on the market

So why didn't Seattle sign the more experienced Kaepernick to be the team's backup? He also understands why Austin Davis , and not Kaepernick, was signed as the latest backup quarterback option for the Seaha...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 : England thrash New Zealand by 87 runs

All-rounder Ben Stokes too added to the total with a knock of 48 runs off 53 balls. But the fact that we're still trying to win games with the bat , regardless of the situation that we're in, I think is test...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Vijay Mallya drops in at Virat Kohli's event; Indian team avoids him

Virat Kohli , in his first ICC tournament as captain, had nearly the flawless start against Pakistan as India romped home to victory by 124 runs in a rain-truncated match on Sunday. While India TV could not ind...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

The win was a milestone in the Champions League , a popular yearly competition for the top European teams. "People won't be able to criticise me because the numbers don't lie . For such an experienced side ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Curry, Durant Lead Warriors To 2-0 Lead With 132-113 Rout

Kerr is back coaching the Golden State Warriors after more than six weeks, feeling well enough that he plans to coach the remainder of the NBA Finals. "Steve's a fighter and for him to be out there when he has ...More..

Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

Sid, then, definitely isn't going to like how Subban arrived for Monday's Game 4, toting numerous wholesale-sized bottles of the minty stuff. Despite a massive win on Saturday, they still trail two games to o...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Venus Williams exits French Open after Bacsinszky defeat

The seven-time Grand Slam singles champion didn't give up despite trailing 30-0 lead on Bacsinszky's serve, she played some good tennis with a crosscourt victor, smash, and a backhand victor down the line t...More..

College basketball: Thad Matta out as coach at Ohio State
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

College basketball: Thad Matta out as coach at Ohio State

Throw in JaQuan Lyle's transfer, Trevor Thompson's decision to go pro and a decommitment from a four-star prospect in the Class of 2018, and the two had decided enough was enough. Memphis defeated Ohio State ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Zidane Can Stay at Real Madrid for Life, Says Perez

Leonardo Bonucci admits that Juventus' defeat to Real Madrid was especially bitter as they believed it was their time to taste Champions League glory. Cristiano Ronaldo says he feels as young as ever aft...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open

Spain's Garbine Muguruza returns the ball to Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, June 2, 2017 in Paris ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid win Champions League title

Barely had the celebrations died down from Ronaldo's opener, than Croatian striker Mandzukic equalised in spectacular fashion with one of the great Champions League goals. The world player of the year knock...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

The situation, in a sense, was similar to the 2016 Finals in which Cleveland was on its heels for the first two games and lost both, before finally gaining footing in Game 3 at home. The league also hopes the e...More..

Huge Man United & Real Madrid deal is on
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Huge Man United & Real Madrid deal is on

As reported by Football Italia , reporter Paco Gonzalez declared on Cadena Cope today: "I know for certain that Manchester United are the only club that want Morata, nobody else". The 24-year-old spent two s...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Bills' LeSean McCoy Places Enormous Six-Figure Bet On NBA Finals

So it's not too surprising McCoy is putting on a recruiting hat, and it should be noted Bills head coach Sean McDermott was secondary coach and defensive coordinator for the Eagles during the time McCoy and...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Real Madrid hold Eden Hazard talks ahead of £100m bid

Hazard , who joined Chelsea from Lille in June 2012 for a reported £32million, said he would be happy to stay at Stamford Bridge, but had not started talks about extending his stay. Hazard's next outing i...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

PK Subban says Predators will right ship at home, win Game 3

Matt Murray was spectacular at times Wednesday night, as he made 37 saves on 38 shots during the Penguins' 4-1 win. After being attended to by Penguins training staff, he hobbled off the ice with the help ...More..