National Hockey League stars express sadness - and a dare - over Olympics ban

Darryl Sittler says he understands the risk National Hockey League owners take to send players to the Olympics, but adds that it's worth it for the experience it gives them. "You want to be respectful to the team and your owner who pays you the money... More..

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Raiders to Las Vegas should happen Monday with little delay

Raiders owner Mark Davis has been positioning his franchise for a move to Sin City for awhile. The Raiders also could play a final season in the Bay Area at another venue, such as Cal's Memorial Stadium, the 49...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

New contract for Jesse Lingard

Former Serbia global Stankovic knows Mourinho very well, having spent two years playing under the 54-year-old at Inter. " I am delighted he has signed a new contract ". Meanwhile, Mourinho defended Jesse Lingar...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Joy for Henley, heartbreak for Kang

Russell Henley with the trophy after winning the Shell Houston Open in Humble, Texas April 2, 2017. After shooting a 65 on Thursday, Kang was at 16-under 128 through two rounds, breaking the 36-hole tournam...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Late Iafallo lifts Minnesota Duluth past Harvard, 2-1

Read below for a full recap of Thursday's contests and look ahead to Saturday's matchup for all the marbles. The Fighting Irish may be the hottest team entering this weekend given the path they had to take to g...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Tony Romo retires from National Football League to switch to TV broadcasting

He will replace Phil Simms who is a veteran commentator for CBS, so he will work Jim Nantz this season for broadcasting. Romo use to play on the Burlington's football team with Mike Ramczyk. "And I think ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Premier League round-up: Everton and Man United draw

Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford in Manchester , north west...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Real scoring streak facing tough Atletico test in derby

It's the classic battle between attack and defence, but Real Madrid have a small advantage in this one since they play at home. They have scored goals, and more importantly won five of their last six. I don't k...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Johnson can't play after injuring back

The field averaged 74.978, the highest opening round since 76.188 in 2007, and only 11 players broke par, the fewest since only nine did it in 2007. Then talk to Thomas Pieters , who held the lead at 5-under f...More..

USA Hockey, women's national team strike deal, avoid worlds boycott
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

USA Hockey, women's national team strike deal, avoid worlds boycott

USA Hockey says it has a pay deal with players on the women's team, averting a threatened boycott of the world championships , which start Friday near Detroit . Tuesday finally made women's hockey a prio...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

McIlroy rebounds after slow start to open with 72

I was able to do that and I got some good numbers coming down the stretch". Scott is joined at three over by 2015 Masters victor Jordan Spieth, who conquered his demons with a par at the 12th hole he butchere...More..

Liverpool striker Sadio Mane ruled out for the rest of the season
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Liverpool striker Sadio Mane ruled out for the rest of the season

The Reds have seen themselves drop 15 points this season from matches where they were in position to win and take all three points. Conceding an 87th-minute equaliser to draw 2-2 with Bournemouth meant the ga...More..

Anfield Farce: Klopp makes shock confession about Daniel Sturridge after Bournemouth fiasco,
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Anfield Farce: Klopp makes shock confession about Daniel Sturridge after Bournemouth fiasco,

Liverpool have now equalled their tally of 60 points from last season when they finished eighth, but they can ill afford not to build on it if they are to secure a Champions League place for next term. The hos...More..

Jason Dufner t-4th after Masters opening round
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Jason Dufner t-4th after Masters opening round

Lee Westwood, who has the credentials as the best player to have never won a major, ran off five straight birdies late in the afternoon and salvaged a 70. " I love it when it plays tough", McGirt said. "Yeah...More..

National Champion Tar Heels return home
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

National Champion Tar Heels return home

North Carolina had lost all three games in which they were out-rebounded this season. Nothing more . Nothing less. While the performance was far from their best, the Tar Heels simply did enough to erase some...More..

Kelley Williamson: 'The biggest danger out there is the other chasers'
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Kelley Williamson: 'The biggest danger out there is the other chasers'

Three storm chasers also died on Tuesday in a collision as they raced toward a storm in west Texas, authorities said. "This afternoon we learned that three people died in a vehicle accident in Texas, includin...More..

UNC coach may not let his players meet Trump
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

UNC coach may not let his players meet Trump

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP ) - The greatest season so far in Gonzaga basketball history ended with the Bulldogs falling short of their goal but many of those players who slugged it out with North Carolina in the NCAA...More..

Abusive husband whose light sentence sparked anger is jailed
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Abusive husband whose light sentence sparked anger is jailed

However the 34-year-old returned to Manchester Crown Court today to have his sentence reviewed after the cricket club denied it had offered Bashir a job shortly before his arrest. The court heard how Bashir had...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Tony Romo enjoyed friendly rivalry with Eli Manning

Tony Romo will be remembered in Dallas Cowboys as the fans are saying goodbye and wishing him a successful broadcasting career. 'It was a hard decision and I went back and fourth many times, ' Romo said on a...More..

Hazard - Chelsea are 'nearly there' in title race
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Hazard - Chelsea are 'nearly there' in title race

Guardiola's side is only four points ahead of Arsenal, which has a game in hand as it chases the last Champions League qualification place. Then, Fernandinho tripped Pedro inside the 18-yard box. Tottenham c...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

MASTERS: Rory McIlroy and Danny Willett left trailing in Charley Hoffman's wake

Willett hit his tee shot just right of the right fairway bunker, leaving him an awkward stance from there. Hatton will tee off at 12.45pm local time alongside current Open Championship victor Henrik Stenson f...More..

England captaincy would be an honour - Dier on leadership ambitions
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

England captaincy would be an honour - Dier on leadership ambitions

The Lithuania manager, whose side were beaten 3-0 by the Czech Republic in a friendly on Wednesday, says his team will draw encouragement from England's defeat by Iceland. To play it, you need young, fresh, e...More..

Penguins D Letang to have neck surgery, out for playoffs
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Penguins D Letang to have neck surgery, out for playoffs

The Montreal native has missed the team's last 20 games and has not played since February 21. "He underwent another MRI, and, at that point it was determined that surgery was needed". Despite numerous injuries,...More..

Federer struggles past Berdych to reach Miami Open semis
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Federer struggles past Berdych to reach Miami Open semis

Federer won the first Grand Slam event of the year back in January, as he beat Nadal at the Australian Open , and beat him yet again in the Final at the BNP Paripas Open at Indian Wells at the beginning of thi...More..

Stuck out! Ball clings to Molina, Cubs rally past Cardinals
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Stuck out! Ball clings to Molina, Cubs rally past Cardinals

The ball bounced into Molina's protector and smack, it stayed there. Adam Duvall also homered as the Reds rallied from an early three-run deficit to take the opening series. Didn't know how the ball stuck . Mo...More..

Swansea 1-3 Tottenham: Gary Lineker and Harry Kane's instant reaction
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Swansea 1-3 Tottenham: Gary Lineker and Harry Kane's instant reaction

Chelsea host fourth-placed Manchester City on Wednesday, while Tottenham travel to relegation-threatened Swansea City. The 21-year-old left the field on a stretcher, and Pochettino said it "will be hard for h...More..

Brendan Rodgers pens new deal with Celtic
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Brendan Rodgers pens new deal with Celtic

The former Swansea and Liverpool boss insists the decision to sign his new deal was "very easy". "He's an outstanding manager and we believe he is one of the best coaches in Europe, if not world football". Bu...More..

Richard Sherman initiated own trade talks, Seahawks obliged
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Richard Sherman initiated own trade talks, Seahawks obliged

While it's still a bit surprising, there are at least ways to justify the Seahawks wanting to trade cornerback Richard Sherman - such as the financial flexibility and need to get younger that a deal would pro...More..

Tramaine Brock arrested on suspicion of domestic violence
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Tramaine Brock arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

The 49ers did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the arrest. When officers arrived, they found that the woman, who is remaining unnamed, had 'visible injuries, ' including marks around her ne...More..

Federer's remarkable form continues with Miami Open title
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Federer's remarkable form continues with Miami Open title

Djokovic lost early, Federer defeated Nadal and then Kyrgios had to pull out of their quarterfinal with a stomach bug. So that's what happened today, because in the first set I think anything could happen. Roge...More..

Kante admits to choosing Chelsea over Arsenal
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Kante admits to choosing Chelsea over Arsenal

But the France midfielder, signed from Leicester last summer, has highlighted the contribution of 2015 victor Hazard in helping Chelsea establish a seven-point lead with eight games to play. "He's a different-c...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Gael Clichy delivers verdict on future of Wenger at Arsenal

Wenger also rejected suggestions that the uncertainty surrounding his future was causing instability at the club and impacting results. And to make matters worse for the under-fire Wenger, it turns out Arsen...More..

Davis Cup: Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead over Spain
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Davis Cup: Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead over Spain

I have lost my momentum but today's display has convinced me that I can get back to winning ways. The Serbian star has recently been struggling with an elbow injury but some time away from the court, includin...More..

Jack White debuts chant-filled song,
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Jack White debuts chant-filled song, "Battle Cry"

The White Stripes frontman is now recording in Nashville, Tennessee on what is expected to be a follow-up to his 2014 record Lazaretto. If or how " Battle Cry " relates to that manifesto is now anyone's gues...More..

Truck drives into crowd of people in Stockholm, Sweden
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Truck drives into crowd of people in Stockholm, Sweden

One person has been arrested, police said. The incident was in Drottninggatan, a street in a busy shopping district in the centre of the Swedish capital. "All the major stations are closed right now". Swedi...More..