Sports


Portland Timbers to face Atlanta United in MLS Cup final Portland Timbers to face Atlanta United in MLS Cup final
- December 02, 2018

The Red Bulls set the MLS regular-season record for points (71), two points ahead of Atlanta, and were trying to reach the championship match 10 years after losing to the Columbus Crew 3-1 in their lone MLS Cup appearance. Adams' clearance attempt ricocheted off Nagbe to Martinez, who sped past Parker and took a left-footed shot from just inside the penalty area. The Red Bulls had goals (correctly) called back in both legs on Video Review, so if they had counted, they'd have been enough to ... (more...)
Giannis Antetokounmpo warns Knicks forward against disrespecting him again Giannis Antetokounmpo warns Knicks forward against disrespecting him again
- December 02, 2018

Midway through the first quarter, Hezonja raced down the court and dunked the ball with the Greek Freak chasing him. That, though, didn't faze Hezonja one bit. "Oh yeah", Antetokounmpo said. In all seriousness, he said: " I'm going to punch him in the nuts next time ". Antetokounmpo was a force all night, finishing with 33 points, 19 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and two blocks, getting plenty of help from Eric Bledsoe (27 points) and Malcolm Brogdon (22 points). (more...)
Quebec boxer Adonis Stevenson in critical condition after knockout Quebec boxer Adonis Stevenson in critical condition after knockout
- December 02, 2018

The 41-year-old Stevenson dropped to 29-2-1 with his first loss since 2010 and first in Canada. Stevenson was carried out of the arena on a stretcher and left in an ambulance. Stevenson was leading on two of the three judges' scorecards and was even on the third after the 10th. Stevenson seemed out on his feet as Gvozdyk fired right hands at him, and referee Michael Griffin stopped it as Stevenson went down. (more...)
Fury vs Wilder: Tyson Fury's Recovery Compared To The Undertaker Fury vs Wilder: Tyson Fury's Recovery Compared To The Undertaker
- December 02, 2018

The judges scored the fight at 115-111 for Wilder, 114-112 for Fury and 113-113 as a draw was declared, meaning Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title. Wilder, the more aggressive of the two fighters early on, quickly moved into the lead after the opening rounds. He walked over to the opposite corner, done a jiggle and blew a kiss as if to say 'I told you. (more...)
NFL Star Kareem Hunt Cut From Chiefs After Violent Video Surfaced NFL Star Kareem Hunt Cut From Chiefs After Violent Video Surfaced
- December 02, 2018

CPD spokesperson Jennifer Ciaccia said in a statement to USA Today the surveillance footage was never viewed because "detectives only follow up on felonies". on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Metropolitan Hotel. And so the NFL's investigation of Hunt did not include any interviews with the perpetrator himself or the woman who was pushed, shoved and kicked. (more...)
Andy Robertson backs Liverpool foodbank appeal ahead of Merseyside derby
- December 02, 2018

Liverpool will face an Everton side, however, who are finally buying into Marco Silva's methods. "I think the one who is stronger mentally will be the ones who will win the Premier League ". The worst tackle of the game came through Marco Verratti on Joe Gomez but the midfielder was lucky to escape with just a caution. "I played in plenty of them but I'm expecting a really tough game, it certainly won't be a walkover for Liverpool ". (more...)
England handed favourable Euro 2020 qualifying draw England handed favourable Euro 2020 qualifying draw
- December 02, 2018

Historically, the Three Lions have an excellent record against these opponents, having gone undefeated against Czech Republic , Bulgaria and Montenegro previously while this will mark their first meeting with Kosovo. That group also includes Northern Ireland . Group E: Croatia , Wales , Slovakia, Hungary, Azerbaijan. Qualification begins in 2019 and takes place on the following dates: 21-26 March, 7-8 & 10-11 June, 5-10 September, 10-15 October & 14-19 November 2019. (more...)
Warriors praise Durant's 51-point game against Raptors Warriors praise Durant's 51-point game against Raptors
- December 02, 2018

The Warriors have gone 5-6 in his absence. "He wants to play". Thompson capped a 9-0 Warriors run that pulled the visitors to within two points with eight minutes to play. "It's a building block for us, and I'm happy we got the win". Durant reached 50 points for the sixth time in his career and second time with the Warriors. (more...)
Nations League promotion will lift Scotland, says Paul Lambert Nations League promotion will lift Scotland, says Paul Lambert
- December 02, 2018

The competition's strength has been to pit similarly ranked nations against each other with the added carrot of promotion and relegation and potential qualification for Euro 2020 as well as winning the trophy itself. Ukraine , Bosnia-Herzegovina and Denmark will join Sweden in League A. Pot 3: Slovakia, Turkey, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland , Norway , Serbia , Finland , Bulgaria, Israel. (more...)
Manchester United Eye World Record Replacement For David De Gea Manchester United Eye World Record Replacement For David De Gea
- December 02, 2018

Fans on Twitter were livid with McTominay's positioning with many suggesting he was "sniffing the other players' a-rses". Michael Carrick. A few years later, who was the best player? I need to sell'. The clubs are more powerful. The former Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid coach has spent £360m since he replaced Louis van Gaal at United in 2016. (more...)
Real Madrid members get Copa Libertadores ticket allocation Real Madrid members get Copa Libertadores ticket allocation
- December 02, 2018

It took several days for organisers CONMEBOL to decide the rearranged match would be played outside of Argentina - in Madrid on 9 December. Image: South American TV channels say this shows Boca striker Carlos Tevez suffering the effects of pepper spray inhalation. (more...)
Virat Kohli swings the ball like a boss in Australia
- December 02, 2018

Kohli himself seemed embarrassed and shared a laugh and a pat on the back for the young batsman before erupting into celebrations doing fist-pumps and high fives with his team-mates. Overnight batsmen D Arcy Short (74) and Max Bryant (62) played brilliantly before Bryant was out in the 19th over. The match doesn't have first-class status, as per India's request, and it's generally foolish to read too much into any tour game but Kohli won't be thrilled with the output of his pacemen. (more...)
Patrick Corbin To Yankees? Brother’s Wedding Gesture Fuels Speculation Patrick Corbin To Yankees? Brother’s Wedding Gesture Fuels Speculation
- December 02, 2018

Corbin grew up in Syracuse and his whole family are Yankees fans. It has been widely reportedly that the New York Yankees are interested in Corbin, and the Philadelphia Phillies are lurking as well. Cincinnati went 67-95 in the 2018 season, winning fewer than 70 games for the fourth straight year. The Yankees are long shots to sign Harper, but they've got the second-best odds to land Machado. (more...)
Newcastle fans prepare Ashley protest before West Ham game Newcastle fans prepare Ashley protest before West Ham game
- December 02, 2018

Hernandez had a golden chance to double his tally in the 58th minute, only to fire into the side-netting after a delightful reverse pass from Felipe Anderson. "It's not something we can control, it didn't change anything in terms of our performance, we were creating chances and we didn't take them, that was the difference". (more...)
Furious United fans call for Mourinho to be sacked
- December 02, 2018

The Red Devils booked their place in the Champions League knockout stage in mid-week thanks to Manchester United's 1-0 victory over Swiss side Young Boys. Berbatov. Can we go there now and bring Harry Kane? Dele Alli, Eriksen, Son? The visitors were forced to line up with Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic in defence due to injuries and found themselves two goals down after only 20 minutes at St Mary's Stadium. (more...)
Key questions in the Horn v Mundine fight Key questions in the Horn v Mundine fight
- December 01, 2018

If you can't watch live, all events that are streamed on ESPN+, including the Horn vs Mundine card, are also available to be watched afterward on-demand via ESPN.com or the ESPN app. "I'm usually in the position he is. this time I'm feeling good". Whether the national anthem will be played before the fight has made for an interesting subplot to what is being billed as the biggest all-Australian contest in boxing history. (more...)
Real Madrid takes 1st in group courtesy of Roma's mistakes Real Madrid takes 1st in group courtesy of Roma's mistakes
- December 01, 2018

But Roma too went through to the last 16 stage after Viktoria Plzen clinched a 2-1 win over CSKA Moscow. You have to go back to the 1995/96 season, when Real Madrid played in the new Champions League format for the first time . (more...)
India's rejection: Day-night cricket is give and take, says Eddings
- December 01, 2018

This was after Cricket Australia XI finished at 544 (151.1 overs) in their first innings and kept India in the field for as long as possible. Hardie is a 19-year-old who is yet to make his first-class debut for WA, but it doesn't appear far away after removing Kohli and England's Joe Root in tour matches in successive summers. (more...)
Here's why Richard Sherman wasn't necessarily wrong to criticize Russell Wilson
- December 01, 2018

Richard Sherman #25 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on from the sidelines against the Los Angeles Rams during their National Football League game at Levi's Stadium on October 21, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. He was always able to teach the younger guys as well. "And so, to be able to go up against him in practice every day helped my career and just helped my understanding of the game and just confidence in everything else going against one of the best corners. (more...)
Cesc Fabregas has given Maurizio Sarri a major Chelsea headache Cesc Fabregas has given Maurizio Sarri a major Chelsea headache
- December 01, 2018

He has not appeared in the Premier League or Carabao Cup at all this season and before Thursday night, the winger had enjoyed only 35 minutes of Europa League action. That's the most important thing. I remember coming here the first time, I was so happy because as a player I was an English type player, with fantastic skills, but also a fantastic fighting spirit. (more...)
Villa joins Iniesta, Podolski at J.League club Kobe Villa joins Iniesta, Podolski at J.League club Kobe
- December 01, 2018

Villa , 36, departs MLS after scoring 80 goals in 124 appearances for NYCFC. "I feel it is now, my contract is over, I understand that the club is interested in keeping me on, but this was my first choice" said Villa in a video message posted on YouTube . (more...)
Smith holds Round 2 lead at Australian PGA Smith holds Round 2 lead at Australian PGA
- December 01, 2018

European Tour Members Adrian Otaegui and Jason Scrivener were then two off the lead alongside World Number 21 Marc Leishman , Mathew Goggin and Douglas Klein. "It's been a frustrating year, and yeah, it's really annoyed me in the past. You obviously don't expect to do that but that was a bonus". There was no penalty recorded but the shot counted as Senden's second and he went on to make a bogey 6. (more...)
Black Ferns Sevens unbeaten on day one in Dubai Black Ferns Sevens unbeaten on day one in Dubai
- December 01, 2018

Ireland lost 24-7 to eventual finalists Canada, who were beaten 26-14 in the final by New Zealand . They were flawless again as they won the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, beating Canada 26-14 in the final. Canada's last tournament win was in France in May, 2016, when it beat Australia 29-19 at the final stop of the 2015-16 season. England sprung the first surprise of the day against defending champions Australia thanks to tries from captain Abbie Brown , Emma Uren, Ellie ... (more...)
Brahim Diaz controls his Man City future, says Pep Guardiola Brahim Diaz controls his Man City future, says Pep Guardiola
- December 01, 2018

Manchester City are gradually losing hope of getting the 19-year-old to sign a new contract and it has resulted in him making just three appearances for the club this season. Maybe there is one - [Kylian] Mbappe. "[David] Silva, for example, went to Eibar in the second division when he was young". In the end they decide. (more...)
Giants likely to avoid Mitch Trubisky this week Giants likely to avoid Mitch Trubisky this week
- December 01, 2018

Trubisky has an injury to his throwing shoulder. But the Giants defense is nothing spectacular, and the Bears should pull off their sixth straight victory, even if Mitch Trubisky is sidelined again. "I feel good", Trubisky said Thursday. "I'm just getting closer and closer every day, just going through this process, trusting the plan they have for me and trying to get better every day". (more...)
Chelsea not anxious by FIFA's proposed changes to loan rules Chelsea not anxious by FIFA's proposed changes to loan rules
- December 01, 2018

Chelsea have 39 players out on loan this season, after Jamal Blackman was recalled after picking up an injury at Leeds, and the loan system is vital for the model of their club. The Times goes on to explain why the loan system has been so profitable for Chelsea. Hector, Baker and Kane are all on loan at English clubs, as are Tomas Kalas, Kurt Zouma and Kenedy, meaning that, overall, 14 of Chelsea's loanees would count towards FIFA's proposed new limits. (more...)
Dwight Howard likely to get surgery for 'gluteal injury' Dwight Howard likely to get surgery for 'gluteal injury'
- December 01, 2018

Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes points out that the typical recovery timeline for this type of procedure is two-to-three months. However, there is a chance Howard could return sooner, sources said. Howard signed a 2-year, $11M contract with the Wizards in the offseason after appearing in 81 games last season for the Charlotte Hornets. The Wizards will be back in action without Howard on Friday night in Philadelphia against the 76ers. (more...)
Sports fans flocked to Twitter after Cowboys upset Saints Sports fans flocked to Twitter after Cowboys upset Saints
- December 01, 2018

Rams players are generally only concerned with what they can control and that's winning each week, but there's no doubt they watched Thursday night's game and came away pleased with the result. The Saints drove into position for a potential touchdown, but on fourth-and-goal from the Dallas 1, Alvin Kamara was nailed in the backfield by defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence to end the threat. (more...)
Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury Nearly Became Physical During Intense Staredown Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury Nearly Became Physical During Intense Staredown
- December 01, 2018

Cuba's awkward Ortiz represented Wilder's most unsafe opponent, and perhaps the most avoided fighter in the heavyweight division, before the American made the seventh successful defence of his WBC title. Fury, the trash-talking "Gypsy King", appeared to have clearly rattled Wilder, who looked by far the angrier of the two fighters. 'I have been accused many times of not knowing what I am doing until I am in there and I agree. (more...)
Chiefs' Kareem Hunt Seen Pushing, Kicking Woman In Hotel Surveillance Video Chiefs' Kareem Hunt Seen Pushing, Kicking Woman In Hotel Surveillance Video
- November 30, 2018

It adds the 19-year-old woman told police things started when Hunt kicked her out of his room when she refused to hook up with someone he was associated with. According to reports, Hunt and his friends were out drinking with Ottinger and her friends. The Chiefs and NFL knew about the February incident, but it's unclear if the team and league knew about or had seen the video. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 next »