Crystal Palace v Arsenal

Paul Merson is backing Crystal Palace and Arsenal to play out a four-goal thriller in the London derby at Selhurst Park on Monday night. However, he has failed to push past Petr Cech and become Arsene Wenger's number one choice between the sticks, ... More..

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Good weather offers golfers full day of practice ahead of Masters

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson is favoured to capture the 81st Masters but plenty of golfers see Rory McIlroy as a green-jacket threat when the year's first major championship begins tomorrow. "But, you know, they...More..

NCAA Tournament 2017: Top Social Media Highlights from Final Four
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

NCAA Tournament 2017: Top Social Media Highlights from Final Four

He finished with 14 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks in off the bench. He did not return to the game before the end of the first half, but did to start the second. A late Gonzaga foul stopped the clock at...More..

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NCAA women's tournament: OR knocks off No. 3-seeded Maryland

Dylan Ennis added 12 points for the Ducks (33-5), who took the lead with 16 minutes left in the first half and never trailed again, giving coach Dana Altman his first trip to the national semifinals. The three-...More..

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Predictions and More: Ranking the 2017 Masters Tournament

The way he has played the last two months - going back to his U.S. Open title last June, really - he has everyone's attention. David Winkle, his manager at Hambric Sports, said Johnson fell on the stairs at t...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Vincent Kompany targets Champions League qualification and FA Cup final place

We need 18 points to win the title. But the way we played, I was happier today with the way we played at Arsenal on Sunday - and we got a point less. Antonio Conte wants his Chelsea side to assume Tottenham...More..

Tyler Ennis scores 19 points, Lakers top Spurs 102-95
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Tyler Ennis scores 19 points, Lakers top Spurs 102-95

There's an elephant in the room, of course - or in this case, the gym. "He's blowing plays up on defense", Walton said. "Not to over-fatigue yourself in the next few games but at the same time, don't lose tha...More..

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Federer's focus on grass after sweeping past Nadal

Rallying from a 3-5 deficit in the third-set tiebreak, Federer fought back to capture his second consecutive Masters Series title with a 2-6, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-1 triumph over Nadal in the 2005 title matc...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Tristan Thompson's consecutive games streak ended on Wednesday night

But we've been in this position all year long", Lue said. "We weren't overly invested in that game last night thinking we had to win, that this is the biggest game", he said. even if their shared 50-27 record...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Jurgen Klopp reveals how Liverpool can learn from Chelsea

Philippe Coutinho vomited, Jurgen Klopp was nearly nauseous by the final whistle and, all in all, Liverpool fans were sickened by the way they failed to see out another game so close to the finishing line. It's...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Cold shooting dooms KU in Elite Eight loss to Oregon

But the Ducks scored the last eight points of the half, including back-to-back 3s from Dorsey, the last a 30-footer as the final seconds ticked off, and skipped and hopped their way to the locker room with a 44...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Eden Hazard: Chelsea are 'nearly there' in Premier League title race

Eden Hazard has spearheaded Chelsea's revival under Antonio Conte and the Belgium winger scored both goals to see off City. "Conte told BT Sport 1: "(It was) another step - a big step - against a great...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Guardiola: Manchester City were better than Chelsea "by far"

Sergio Aguero's equaliser on Wednesday, his 15th league goal of the season, looked to have given City the launchpad to increase Chelsea's jitters but Fernandinho's rash tackle on Pedro for a penalty which Haz...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Westbrook one rebound from record mark

Michael Jordan heads the list with 866 consecutive games of double-digit scoring. "Leadership to me was more important than averaging points or field goal percentage or whatever, because I think that's what get...More..

Cowboys set to release veteran QB Romo on Thursday
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Cowboys set to release veteran QB Romo on Thursday

Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo celebrated a touchdown run by DeMarco Murray, in September 2014, during the second half against the New Orleans Saints, in Arlington, Texas. "It frees up both cash and salary cap r...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Westbrook ties Robertson's season triple-double record of 41

Thanks to Westbrook's aggressiveness, OKC opened the second half on a 13-7 run to take a 30-point lead and never looked back. Robertson set the record during the 1961-62 season, and Westbrook can break it Wed...More..

Bradley Lowery enjoys 'amazing' Wembley experience with his mate Jermain Defoe
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Bradley Lowery enjoys 'amazing' Wembley experience with his mate Jermain Defoe

Defoe's breakthrough goal against Lithuania capped an excellent all-round display and Southgate said that even relegation to Championship for the player's Sunderland side would not preclude his consiseration fo...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Charley Hoffman takes commanding lead in opening round at the Masters

Other than Hoffman, nearly everyone else found Augusta and its natural beauty unusually treacherous. He was baffled, the leaderboard was battered, and the golf course beat them all. "You just had to hang in t...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Dustin Johnson is confident heading into Masters

Other contenders include gallery favourite and three-time victor Phil Mickelson, red-hot Spaniard Jon Rahm and Japan's Hideki Matsuyama who is trying to become the first Japanese man to win a major. In or...More..

Former Liverpool Midfielder Confused By Jurgen Klopp's Tactical Change Against Bournemouth
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Former Liverpool Midfielder Confused By Jurgen Klopp's Tactical Change Against Bournemouth

Liverpool had a chance against Bournemouth to put some space between them and their competitors for a top four place and Champions League qualification. Sadio Mane joined Jordan Henderson and Adam Lallana on th...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Gary Neville: Manchester United will not make Premier League top four

Chelsea are on their way to becoming Premier League champions once again, but they face a tricky visit to Bournemouth on Saturday. "I think Liverpool have got the sixth-best squad in the league so to be in th...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

From start to finish, Georgia golfers filled opening day at the Masters

Only 11 players broke par Thursday. Palmer died in September. "I'm playing the best golf of my life and to have a freak accident happen yesterday afternoon, it sucks really bad", said Johnson. 3 and 6 players...More..

Senate Republicans Repeal Filibuster Rule for Supreme Court Nominees
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Senate Republicans Repeal Filibuster Rule for Supreme Court Nominees

The confrontation will play out Thursday as 44 Democrats and independents try to block Gorsuch by denying Republicans the 60 votes needed to proceed to final passage. "So they're reacting very vociferously to t...More..

Klopp feeling sick as Cherries take 2nd bite at Reds
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Klopp feeling sick as Cherries take 2nd bite at Reds

That late slip means the gap to fifth-placed Arsenal was cut to six points, with the Gunners having two matches in hand on the third-placed Reds. Benik Afobe gave Bournemouth the lead in the seventh minute be...More..

Brazil become first country to qualify for 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Brazil become first country to qualify for 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

Elsewhere the pressure is on Argentina this week, who face a tricky assignment when they head to the thin air of La Paz for a qualifier against Bolivia on Tuesday. They had the ideal chance to double it min...More..

Liverpool need to be like Chelsea - Klopp
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Liverpool need to be like Chelsea - Klopp

But Joshua King stunned Liverpool three minutes from time to leave the Reds' chances of stealing second place from Tottenham looking bleak. Jurgen Klopp has told his Liverpool stars to copy Chelsea's blue...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Valiant bench helps Warriors win 10th straight game

The Warriors had a couple of messages for those pundits Wednesday night in San Antonio . What makes Wednesday's win even more convincing is it came on the back end of a simply unfair situation: a road back-t...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Steven Gerrard reveals his Premier League top four

So who will it be? The goal will be to stay in the top four, to turn that top six calibre squad into a top four squad, and to the year after that once again finish top four and improve a little more . After Sp...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Tony Romo's tough decision came down to CBS vs. Houston Texans

Romo is the Cowboys' all-time leader with 34,183 passing yards and 248 touchdowns but has not played a full season since 2012 due to injuries, missing 21 games over the past two seasons. Also, on Sundays and T...More..

US Senators respond to women's national team wage agreement with USA Hockey
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

US Senators respond to women's national team wage agreement with USA Hockey

It would probably do them well at this stage of the game to just capitulate and squeeze their enormously wealthy corporate sponsors for a little support if they feel like they seriously can't handle it out of p...More..

Yasiel Puig homers twice, Dodgers overpower Padres 10-2
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Yasiel Puig homers twice, Dodgers overpower Padres 10-2

We look for him to sustain this". He's had plenty of issues, though, including speeding tickets, promptness and immaturity. Puig was relegated to the minor leagues previous year, but he has been given another...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Tony Romo domino falls, setting stage for Colin Kaepernick's market

The Texans continue to say the right things and are quick to point out that Savage needs to stay healthy but this is lining up for another season of a new face or faces in the quarterback room for 2017. He sacr...More..

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One killed, 14 injured
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One killed, 14 injured

A hospital spokeswoman said two victims were listed in critical condition, but she had no other details. Victims were taken to four area hospitals. Police said four officers were working security in the club'...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Alex Ovechkin plans on going to 2018 Winter Olympics

The league wanted to close the matter before the playoffs, which begin April 13. "The league's efforts to blame others for its decision is as unfortunate as the decision itself", the NHLPA said. 13, 2014, i...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Conte sets Chelsea 18-point title target

It seemed Tottenham had blown any chance of reeling in Chelsea when they trailed Swansea City 1-0 in the 88th minute on Wednesday. 'Chelsea is looking very strong but we can't stop pushing and dreaming of...More..