Wednesday April 26-th, 2017

Ibra sparks United as Sunderland on brink

Zlatan Ibrahimovic opened the scoring with a powerful strike from the edge of the box shortly before Sebastian Larsson saw red for a unsafe tackle on Ander Herrera. LONDON (AP) — After 30 minutes of Sunday's Premier League game against Sunderland ...

Allegri will throw caution to the wind against Barcelona

Marco Verratti has admitted that he'll support Juventus ahead of the Serie A giants' Champions League facedown with Barcelona . Juve splashed €90 million on Gonzalo Higuain this summer as a show of intent, having sold star midfielder Paul Pogba ...

Dana White clarifies a few things on Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather fight Dana White clarifies a few things on Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather fight

CONOR McGregor's coach John Kavanagh has revealed that a secret boxing arena has been built to allow him to prepare for the multi-million bout with Floyd Mayweather. But White said he's had talks with Mayweather's team, though there's plenty of negot...

Souza hits 3-run homer, Rays beat scuffling Blue Jays 7-2

On Sunday we saw what it looks like when a good pitcher can't find his usual groove - but yet manages to find his way to a quality start nonetheless. Donaldson touched his bag and then threw to first for the inning-ending DP. Although Souza's slide w...

Johnson confirms No.1 status with third-straight win Johnson confirms No.1 status with third-straight win

I feel like I'm playing really solid. Johnson has played the Shell Houston Open three times in the last four years. Another birdie on the sixth extended Johnson's lead and it would have been even bigger but for Rahm holing from 25 feet for par on...

Fowler joins 4-way tie at the top in Masters Fowler joins 4-way tie at the top in Masters

The Hollywood golfer shot four birdies on the way to a -1 round on 71. "I started well, hit some great shots, nothing went in", Hoffman said. Ballesteros, who died in 2011, won two green jackets among his five majors, as did fellow Spaniard Jose Ma...

Trudeau, dignitaries pay homage to fallen Canadian soldiers at Vimy Ridge

The battle of Vimy Ridge began on 9 April 1917, and was part of a larger British-led offensive known as the Battle of Arras, in which around 159,000 Allied troops lost their life. The tiny French town of Givenchy En-Gohelle - population 2,000 - has...

Coutinho climbs off sick bed to revive Liverpool Coutinho climbs off sick bed to revive Liverpool

Coutinho equalised with 20 minutes to play before, two minutes later, Georginio Wijnaldum released Firmino to slam a stunning victor home from just outside the box. West Brom succumbed to their second succesive defeat as Southampton walked away 1-0...

Roger Federer to take eight-week break until French Open

Tennis ace Roger Federer has stressed that he is no more 24 and that he would limit his activity in the upcoming clay season after dominating the hard courts early in the season with three titles. Even so, Federer's resurgence is remarkable. You were...

Great Britain are out of the Davis Cup Great Britain are out of the Davis Cup

In a doubles match between Benneteau-Mahut (France) and Inglot-Murray (Great Britain), Mahut literally played a return from the stands. Britain, without injured world number one Andy Murray , failed to win a set on the opening day of a Davis Cup...

Durant shines in return from 19-game absence, knee injury

They are winners of 13 straight and have clinched the best record in the National Basketball Association, securing home-court advantage throughout the playoffs. "I just want to go out there full throttle and see what happens", he added. In total, t...

Boston Red Sox: Pablo Sandoval plays hero despite tough loss Boston Red Sox: Pablo Sandoval plays hero despite tough loss

Chris Sale was stellar in his first game of the season, though he didn't earn the win. Those quick to criticize the Red Sox point out that they have only scored in four of 38 innings this year. "We'll see how he feels when he comes in tomorrow"....

Lewis Hamilton coasts to fifth title at Chinese Grand Prix

Chequered love: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain crosses the finish line at Shanghai International Circuit . In fact, Lewis Hamilton drove an impressive, controlled race to dominate proceedings, sitting at the front from start t...

Verstappen passes 9 cars in one lap in masterful China race Verstappen passes 9 cars in one lap in masterful China race

I was targeting some points of course - that would be positive. "I was very happy to stay in touch". "It was a great, entertaining race", he said. "It felt a bit like that". "Trying to go around the outside in Turn 1, I got another vehicle, then insi...

Conte wants Pirlo in his crew Conte wants Pirlo in his crew

I don't like it when I hear another person speaks about me. Diego Costa has the support of Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte despite the striker's intermittent goalscoring record this year. 'Pastorello is a friend, ' he said. That's very important...

Chelsea see off Bournemouth to restore seven-point lead at top Chelsea see off Bournemouth to restore seven-point lead at top

The Blues have lost only once in their last 12 Premier League away matches, winning nine (D2). Benik Afobe was desperately unlucky not to score from a smartly controlled volley from Charlie Daniels' cross. A previously impervious defensive block is...

Bournemouth 1 Chelsea 3: Conte's men restore seven-point lead Bournemouth 1 Chelsea 3: Conte's men restore seven-point lead

Eden Hazard was in sparkling form as Chelsea restored their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League table with a 3-1 win over Bournemouth. A searching diagonal ball found Victor Moses and he fed Costa in the box, the striker turning and f...

De'Aaron Fox and Kentucky show UCLA the exit De'Aaron Fox and Kentucky show UCLA the exit

Not because of our scoring. Hawkins has been invaluable down the stretch of the year, hitting shots and playing tight defense against some of the better perimeter players for each team Kentucky has played during this 14-game winning streak that h...

Liverpool striker Sadio Mane out for the season with injury

After all the questions put to him about Sadio Mane on Friday morning, Jurgen Klopp arguably posed a much more relevant question himself, at least in relation to Liverpool's latest slip-up against Bournemouth. True Champions League sides don't strugg...

LeBron, Cavs end rough March with 122-105 win over 76ers

In Milwaukee, Harrison Barnes scored 15 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter. "We didn't play good for 30 minutes of the game". Kyrie Irving left the building without speaking to the media for the second week straight, and rumors are now swirling...

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