Sport

Sport NBC to show Olympics live across United States for 1st time
Author: 0 NBC to show Olympics live across United States for 1st time

A move that Seattle Olympics fans have been waiting for is finally happening - live TV coverage that is actually live. Progressively over previous biannual Olympics broadcasts, viewers chafed at the packaging of events for prime-time consumption, an effort that ignored the reality that results were widely available on social media as competitions occurred.

Author: 0 Highlights: Arsenal stunned by West Bromwich Albion

Arsene Wenger looks set to continue to infuriate his detractors at Arsenal for at least a season longer, having chose to remain at the club beyond the end of his current contract and discuss a new deal with club officials . When asked how he knew Pulis added -perhaps jokingly - "Because he told me". "I don't know about that", said Wenger. Sure, he had a part to play, mainly because he insists on this horrid zonal marking scheme, but there was not a single player in that match that wanted ...

Sport Oilers clinch a playoff spot
Author: 0 Oilers clinch a playoff spot

He would become the first Oiler to score 100 points in a single season since Doug Weight in1995-96. "You can kind of give yourself a pat on the back that you're in the playoffs, but the next step is to give ourselves the best opportunity to do well in them".

Author: 0 Marijuana could be legal by Canada Day 2018

The federal government would be in charge of making sure Canada's marijuana supply is safe and secure and Ottawa will license producers, CBC News said . Now in Canada there are varying degrees of tolerance for storefront dispensaries, ranging from city-licensed dispensaries in cities such as Vancouver and Victoria to police cracking down on storefronts in Halifax, Toronto and Montreal.

Sport Kurt Zouma to decide on possible Chelsea exit in summer
Author: 0 Kurt Zouma to decide on possible Chelsea exit in summer

Despite wanting to commit his long-term future to the Premier League leaders, Zouma is anxious that France coach Didier Deschamps will omit him from his radar unless he is playing regularly and for this reason, is looking to make a switch at the end of the season.

Sport Sullivan | Flashy Fox leads Kentucky into Elite Eight
Author: 0 Sullivan | Flashy Fox leads Kentucky into Elite Eight

Now the NCAA's winningest program will play another of basketball's titans Sunday in top-seeded North Carolina with a trip to yet another Final Four on the line. She scored 11 in the first 2:33 of the fourth to turn a two-point hole into a seven-point advantage for the Bulldogs (32-4). MEMPHIS - Joel Berry scored 26 points and Justin Jackson added 24 as No.

Sport Patriots RFA Malcolm Butler to visit New Orleans Saints
Author: 0 Patriots RFA Malcolm Butler to visit New Orleans Saints

Patriots coach Bill Belichick has admired Cooks for a while and the Patriots jumped at the opportunity to acquire him when the Saints indicated a willingness to trade Cooks. The Patriots needed to add talent, speed, and youth to their wide receiver corp and they get it done with the addition of one player. New Orleans traded their 23-year-old deep threat to New England last Friday along with a 2017 fourth-round draft pick for a first- and third-round pick this year.

Sport Champions League odds: Leicester City 28/1 for glory
Author: 0 Champions League odds: Leicester City 28/1 for glory

Is there no end to Leicester's soccer fairytale? Leicester qualified for the Champions League quarter-finals after prevailing 3-2 on aggregate thanks to Tuesday's 2-0 victory at home to Spanish visitors Sevilla . Early in the second half, a long range effort on goal from Sevilla's Escudero was deflected off the goalpost. Sevilla's anger boiled over. There was controversy on the night as Samir Nasri was sent off for a headbutt on Jamie Vardy , who reacted dramatically.

Author: 0 Spiders could theoretically eat every human on Earth in one year

Given their abundance and the voraciousness of their appetites, two European biologists recently wondered: If you were to tally up all the food eaten by the world's entire spider population in a single year, how much would it be? Larger species of spiders are also known to chow down on frogs, lizards , snakes, fish, birds and bats.

Author: 0 Seamus Coleman facing six months out for Everton FC

Visiting boss Chris Coleman defended the character of his full-back and offered his best wishes to his injured namesake. Ireland captain Coleman is still recovering in hospital in Dublin after having his fibula and tibia broken by Taylor's tackle in Friday's 0-0 draw.

Sport Foul-mouthed Messi banned for four Argentina games
Author: 0 Foul-mouthed Messi banned for four Argentina games

The decision was announced less than six hours before kickoff of the match in La Paz and means that the five-times world player of the year will play in only one of Argentina's remaining five World Cup qualifiers. Argentina's form without Messi simply hasn't been good enough to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, and Edgardo Bauza and the supporting cast are now going to have to find a way without their talisman.

Author: 0 Kim Jong-un is behaving 'very, very badly' says Donald Trump

North Korea is banned by the United Nations from conducting long-range missile tests, but it claims its satellite programme is for peaceful use, a claim many in the US and elsewhere believe is questionable. In Japan, Tillerson said that the diplomatic and other efforts in the past 20 years have failed and thus there is need for a different approach. A South Korean expert on rocket engineering said the test was ominous.

Author: 0 USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport

Before the agreement, USA women's team players were paid between $9,000 and $24,000 in a non-Olympic year, depending on years of experience within the program. While both sides kept the details private, the Associated Press reports that the players will do far better under the new agreement, both now and into the future.

Sport Skoda Vision E concept previews autonomous EV tech
Author: 0 Skoda Vision E concept previews autonomous EV tech

As such, it is the first autonomous driving concept auto the VW-owned brand has ever made. To prove the point that Skoda is a fully-fledged mainstream brand - and not just the discount range from Volkswagen Group, the Czechs are preparing an all-electric SUV coupe with a 500km range and robotic driving.

Sport How De'Aaron Fox Manipulated UCLA's Defense
Author: 0 How De'Aaron Fox Manipulated UCLA's Defense

Between them, Alford and the third guard in UCLA's starting lineup, Isaac Hamilton, average more than five assists per game. T.J. Leaf un-tucked his jersey as he walked toward the UCLA bench and brought it up to his eyes. The second-seeded Wildcats (31-5) are ranked 12th (119.0) entering a game that marks the return of Kentucky coach John Calipari to Memphis — where he coached the Tigers for nine years before leaving in 2009.

Sport Louis Cardinals: Yadier Molina Wants Adam Jones to Apologize to Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Louis Cardinals: Yadier Molina Wants Adam Jones to Apologize to Puerto Rico

Team USA added its eighth and final run in the eighth inning before having Chicago White Sox closer David Robertson finish Puerto Rico off. It was an emotional moment for the former World Series champion manager, who announced that this would be the last game he will manage when he was first announced as team USA's manager.

Sport 'Comfortable' Ozil soon to decide on his Arsenal future
Author: 0 'Comfortable' Ozil soon to decide on his Arsenal future

Arsenal famously made a bid of £40,000,000.01, which they believed would trigger Suarez's release clause, which in turn prompted this tweet from the club's owner John Henry. " When I say that I want to train them, yes it's the club in my heart, but that doesn't mean that you have an automatic right to it ". Wenger who has been Arsenal manger since 1996 runs out of contract in the summer and has not agreed a new deal.

Sport Virat Kohli : India captain to undergo scans on injured shoulder
Author: 0 Virat Kohli : India captain to undergo scans on injured shoulder

Smith's 51-run partnership with Steve O'Keefe (25) frustrated the Indian bowlers before Jadeja and Umesh Yadav, who took three wickets, combined to finish off Australia's tail. After all the attention shifted to the controversy over the Decision Review System (DRS) at the end of the second Test in Bengaluru where Smith tried to seek nod from teammates sitting in the dressing room balcony for a DRS on an LBW decision, in Ranchi the right-hander played a sublime knock of 117 not out to help the ...

Author: 0 Miami's three guards a tough cover

No. 10 WICHITA STATE 64, No. 7 DAYTON 58: In Indianapolis , Wichita State's high-flying offense didn't get off the ground until the closing minutes and escaped with a win over the Flyers. Things started poorly for MSU. Leyton Hammonds nailed a trey, cutting it to a three-point deficit with 4:51 left, but Duncan Robinson counter with a three-pointer of his own to keep the Cowboys at bay.

Author: 0 Podolski victor against England the difference in Germany swansong

Manager Southgate, though, was impressed, particularly with the way his team performed in a 3-4-2-1 formation. If it was slightly peculiar to see Germany looking so susceptible on their own ground, it was worth noting that Joachim Löw's team quickly gave the impression they meant to address the match at three-quarter pace and would be grateful if their opponents did likewise.

Sport NCAA women's tournament: No. 3 Florida State vs. No. 1 SC
Author: 0 NCAA women's tournament: No. 3 Florida State vs. No. 1 SC

For the rest of the guests, it's all uncharted territory. South Carolina's entire history in the NCAA Tournament could've been compiled on a cocktail napkin. The Bulldogs ended last season with a 60-point loss to UConn in the Sweet 16. Young - again, not a coach - did, after some nudging, offer the basketball team his best advice on dealing with Gonzaga's 7-foot-1, 300 pound center, Przemek Karnowski.

Author: 0 Johnson makes the toughest test look easy

Johnson looked to be in complete control of the championship match when he was up five after eight holes, but Rahm slowly chipped away at the lead. This was Rahm's 16th event since joining the paid ranks and during this short time he has recorded a win and two top threes in his first two World Golf Championship events, as well as another two top threes.

Author: 0 India captain Kohli doubtful for fourth Australia test

India cricket captain Virat Kohli has done nothing to help his popularity in Australia as he celebrated the wicket of David Warner. Lawson had largely unsuccessful stint in coaching and was sacked as Pakistan coach in August 2009. "It's good to be recognised, but at the same time , we are in the middle of a series and I don't want to really think about the contract". "He was a very consistent bowler who made you play at every ball and he was always on that probing length.

Sport Stuart Armstrong elated with Scotland debut and World Cup Qualifier victory
Author: 0 Stuart Armstrong elated with Scotland debut and World Cup Qualifier victory

There was no morale boost following consecutive 3-0 qualifying defeats when Scotland drew 1-1 with Canada on Wednesday and McGhee admitted he would be anxious if the same team were in line to face Srecko Katanec's side. We want to get to the World Cup as much as anybody. The impressive Adam Lallana and Dele Alli had gilt-edge chances to take command - stick one or both away, then I doubt England would have lost the game.

Author: 0 India on verge of victory as Australia collapse

Peter Handscomb and Glenn Maxwell temporarily stemmed the bleeding with a 56-run partnership before India struck twice as Ashwin took out Handscomb for 18, while Jadeja sent Shaun Marsh packing for just one run. "Sometimes even a 32-run lead is big enough with uneven bounce and when the ball is swinging and deviating after hitting the cracks". The agonising irony is that for all the mental fortitude Australia mustered against India's world class spinners over the past six weeks, they ...

Sport 'White fits him well' - Ramos jabs back at Pique's comments
Author: 0 'White fits him well' - Ramos jabs back at Pique's comments

But Pique made special reference to a recent photo showing State Prosecutor Marta Silva Lapuerta, (the person who insisted the prosecution of Messi continued) sitting behind Perez in a recent game in the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. "When Madrid win a Champions League with an offside goal from Ramos, nothing is said". We are discussing an historic comeback of 6-1 and you focus on the referees.

Sport Manchester United keeper on Bruce's summer wish list
Author: 0 Manchester United keeper on Bruce's summer wish list

United may be reluctant to let the Englishman leave the club, with another loan deal an option. Johnstone has impressed since arriving at the Championship side in January. "The difference between him now and three months ago is there for all to see". Unlike his time at Villa where he played in one position and one position only, the opportunity to move around the park has served Sanchez well and we're seeing arguably the best football he's played since he began his career.

Author: 0 India win series from Australia 2-1 after 8-wicket romp

Credit to all the boys". 3 Teams holding series titles against all other Test sides at the same point of time. Kohli could reflect with satisfaction after India had continued their long winning run on home soil, since England last beat them in a series there in 2012.

Author: 0 MI vs Oklahoma State March Madness

All six of Walton's 3-pointers had MI fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on their feet as the Wolverines continued their magical March with a 92-91 victory Friday against Oklahoma State in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Evans was responsible for 49 of Oklahoma State's 91 points in 36 minutes. - Grayson Allen had 21 points off five 3-pointers, Jayson Tatum had 18 points and 12 rebounds , and second-seeded Duke continued its ideal postseason with an 87-65 victory over Troy in the ...

Author: 0 Oakland, you have our sympathy

Ultimately he didn't think a proper plan was in place. "The Raiders were born in Oakland and Oakland will always be part of our DNA", Davis said . It holds about as much stock as Commissioner Roger Goodell saying the National Football League doesn't want relocation, preferring teams staying put, only 18 months ago.

Author: 0 US Hammers Honduras in Qualifier

So it doesn't matter where I play for my club. "You create an environment inside your team that's conducive to the comfort levels of all players", he said. The US is 15-4-4 all-time against Honduras , scoring 39 goals, while conceding 22. The referee was signaling an advantage call when the goal was scored, meaning the usa likely would have received a penalty kick if Dempsey's shot had been saved or gone wide.

Sport NCAA Tournament: Odds to win for each of the Final Four teams
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament: Odds to win for each of the Final Four teams

MCEVERS: Next up for the men is they will play 1-seed Gonzaga on Saturday, and the women will play 2-seed Stanford. "Once the game starts I think everything is irrelevant", Martin said. North Carolina is aiming to reach the NCAA championship game for the second-straight season but it must first get past OR in the Final Four . Most of the players have watched every game, so the adjusted schedule makes sure everyone will be able to enjoy both on Saturday.

Sport Dutch FA Sacks Danny Blind Following loss to Bulgaria
Author: 0 Dutch FA Sacks Danny Blind Following loss to Bulgaria

When a country like the Netherlands in not present at a European Championship (Euro 2016) and is running the risk of not going to the World Cup in Russian Federation 2018 then there is something not right. The Netherlands , which failed to qualify for the European Championship in France last year, looks likely to struggle to reach the World Cup in Russian Federation, which comes four years after the Dutch team coached by Louis van Gaal reached the semifinal in Brazil.

Author: 0 Brazil Overwhelms Uruguay 4×1 in World Cup Qualifying

Brazil's Paulinho celebrates his hat trick during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Uruguay in Montevideo, Uruguay , Thursday, March. Brazil look comfortable and will most definitely qualify while Uruguay is falling behind and have to battle against teams like Argentina and Columbia to stay in the hunt for a World Cup berth.

Sport Mohammad Irfan banned for a year after admitting corruption charges
Author: 0 Mohammad Irfan banned for a year after admitting corruption charges

Pakistan have suspended fast bowler Mohammad Irfan for one year and fined him $1,000 after he admitted failing to report approaches by bookmakers linked to spot-fixing, cricket authorities said Wednesday. Irfan has also had his contract with the national team suspended. Irfan was one of five players suspended for alleged spot-fixing during the recently concluded Pakistan Super League.

Sport New Zealand rally after loss of Latham
Author: 0 New Zealand rally after loss of Latham

As New Zealand v South Africa series was the last series to finish before the April 1 annual cut-off, with South Africa's earning them an award of $500 000 (R6.5m), while Australia collected $200 000 (R2.6m). "It's a real fair assessment to say we've been saved by the rain". "The rain has come at a bad time for them", du Plessis said. Rain played spoil sport, not for the first time in the Test or this series.

Sport Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton looking forward to close title fight
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton looking forward to close title fight

I have always said this is outlier, you can't expect this to continue forever. "But for sure today I'm just happy we take it as a team, and we saw the guys smiling and singing". Both cars continued on in the race. Vettel was able to pit much later and gradually build up his lead as Hamilton drove conservatively on older tyres to ensure he finished the race.

Author: 0 I take blame for England loss, says coach Jones

Ireland will of course want to end the tournament on a high and are hard to beat but England have so much confidence and form, in addition to incentives, as they bid for a historic win. The two teams did not meet in last year's northern hemisphere global series and no fixture has been agreed for this November - it was reported this week that English clubs are opposed to adding an extra Test into their autumn schedule.

Author: 0 Adam Lallana set to be announced England captain

Southampton full-back Ryan Bertrand , who grew up in Southwark, added: "We were away at the time but I managed to see through social media how strong we were as a country and as a city". It's then how you approach that as a coach. Gareth Southgate's men will be hoping to bounce back from the midweek defeat in Germany in front of their own fans at Wembley.

Sport Puerto Rico: US players misinterpreted planned celebration
Author: 0 Puerto Rico: US players misinterpreted planned celebration

Despite that, this year's WBC was pure, unfiltered, insane fun. Even before the United States took the field to face Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship on Wednesday night, Rob Manfred was confident in declaring this sometimes troubled tournament to be a smashing success.

Author: 0 Women's Final Four set with UConn, Stanford, Miss. State, SC

CT head coach Geno Auriemma shouts instructions during the first half of a regional final game between OR and CT in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Monday in Bridgeport, Conn . OR committed 22 turnovers compared to only six for UConn . Oti Gildon had 11 points off the bench for OR, which is playing in the NCAA tournament for the first time in 12 years.

Author: 0 Know Why Virat Kohli Doesn't Consider Australian Cricketers Anymore

It may be recalled here that before the start of the series Kohli had said that he was really good friends with all the Australian players off the field. Glenn Maxwell was seen holding his shoulder after pulling a ball in to make fun of Kohli. Which friend does that? "The boys and the dressing room are hurting", Smith said in Dharamsala .

Author: 0 'Chilled out' Rahane a good replacement for Kohli, claims Smith

Kohli said the takeaways from the hotly contested series so far have been the fightback in Bengaluru in the second Test and Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha's 199-run marathon stand in the first innings in the third Test in Ranchi . I try to keep my mind really blank. And certainly at this stage, the injury has an element of being aggravated in the field. "We have to give that much time more before we take a final call", Kohli said.

Sport Curry's 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106
Author: 0 Curry's 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106

Though it has four games in six nights ahead, Golden State's only road games in that span are in Texas (Tuesday in Houston, then Wednesday's ESPN game in San Antonio ). The next four games will be a big test for the Warriors, as they will take on the Rockets in Houston on Tuesday, the Spurs in San Antonio on Wednesday, the Rockets at home on Friday and the Wizards at home on Sunday.

Sport Super Rugby call not yet made: ARU
Author: 0 Super Rugby call not yet made: ARU

However, chief executive Ross Xenos said that while the uncertainty is far from ideal, he just wants SANZAAR and the Australian Rugby Union to end up with the right decision and not a rushed one. It's believed SANZAAR will only proceed with the planned competition changes if South Africa agrees to cut two of their six teams. "If Australia called their (SANZAAR's) bluff, so let's say South Africa and New Zealand go off and play in your own tournament, let's see how quickly they get exhausted ...

Author: 0 Wenger might sign Arsenal contract for only one more year - Pires

Enter Alexis Sanchez. The £31.7 million Arsenal paid for the former Barcelona player was deemed a steal by many, but it was still a significant amount for the London side to spend. "They just got by against Southampton last weekend and do not have much depth beyond their first XI". He is one of the best players at Arsenal . We have to be positive because the team has the possibility of winning the FA Cup and hopefully finish in the top-four so we can play in the Champions League again.

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