Narrow leads for Higgins and Hawkins in World Snooker Championship semi-finals

I won the first frame against Ken Doherty and thought, 'What's all the fuss about?' Then he beat me 10-1. It is 26 years ago now I was in a bed and breakfast in Blackpool [before his first professional tournament], three of us in a room, sharing a do... More..

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Dallas skyline lights up to honor Jason Witten
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Dallas skyline lights up to honor Jason Witten

One wavering moment came when the tight end turned to owner Jerry Jones on a stage in front of his family, teammates and club employees in what normally serves as the dining room in the team's practice facili...More..

Giroud header gives Chelsea renewed top-four hope
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Giroud header gives Chelsea renewed top-four hope

Salah will also head back to his former employers, where he only made 15 appearances. And, speaking after the Liverpool win, Chelsea forward Eden Hazard gushed over his team-mate and claimed he was a jo...More..

Cards catcher Yadier Molina out one month after surgery
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Cards catcher Yadier Molina out one month after surgery

Catchers get beat up behind the plate, as they dive to block bad pitches, get pelted with foul balls and other related job hazards. Our thoughts are with Molina as he hopefully heads towards a speedy and full r...More..

The More Giuliani Scrubs, The Dirtier Trump Gets
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

The More Giuliani Scrubs, The Dirtier Trump Gets

In interviews, Giuliani indicated that Trump had reimbursed Cohen through a series of monthly retainer payments, possibly in 2017 or 2018. "He wasn't totally familiar with everything". Comedian Bill Maher too...More..

Italy's Elia Viviani wins the second stage after a thrilling final sprint
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Italy's Elia Viviani wins the second stage after a thrilling final sprint

The Big Start in Israel concludes tomorrow with a 233km ride from Beesheba to Eilat. Boivin managed to snap up the points at the intermediate sprint while Frapporti took the only climb of the day allowing B...More..

MotoGP: Marquez won the home race in Spain
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

MotoGP: Marquez won the home race in Spain

He said, "Here the race is very long and you have to manage many things", adding that the Spanish GP was "not a race about speed" but a race where being "precise" and making "the correct decision in every lap" ...More..

Penguins dismiss fatigue factor after 59 playoff games in three seasons
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Penguins dismiss fatigue factor after 59 playoff games in three seasons

With his 20 points this postseason, Guentzel now has 41 career playoff points in 35 games played. There are still at least two games left in this series. "I see a team right now that's hungry to win , and we...More..

Cardiff seal Premier League place
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Cardiff seal Premier League place

It was a record breaking eighth career promotion for Bluebirds boss Neil Warnock , who at 69 is the old boss ever to win promotion, could not hide his delight. Cardiff were outsiders at the start of the season...More..

Line-up: Clyne returns as Alexander-Arnold starts in midfield - Chelsea vs Liverpool
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Line-up: Clyne returns as Alexander-Arnold starts in midfield - Chelsea vs Liverpool

The trio played in Liverpool's 7-6 aggregate Champions League semi-final victory over Roma in midweek, and Klopp trusts that there are not fitness worries for the penultimate league clash of the season. How...More..

MS Dhoni does lightning fast stumping; AB de Villiers expresses dissent
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

MS Dhoni does lightning fast stumping; AB de Villiers expresses dissent

S. Narine was adjudged Man of the Match for his all -round performance with bat and ball. The Virat Kohli-led RCB still believed they could restrict the famed CSK batting and pull off an improbable win....More..

Swansea boss wants Cardiff City to earn promotion
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Swansea boss wants Cardiff City to earn promotion

Cardiff head into their home game against Reading knowing that their fate is in their own hands, and that three points will guarantee their promotion back to the Premier League . "There's no focus on anything ...More..

Pep Guardiola: Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City at season end
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Pep Guardiola: Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City at season end

Pep Guardiola has sometimes been accused of allowing a drop in intensity after winning league titles, but with no other peaks to scale this season, breaking records in the English top flight is high on the Ma...More..

The Mets got good news from the elbow MRI results
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

The Mets got good news from the elbow MRI results

While Noah Syndergaard , Matt Harvey , Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler all went down with injuries previous year, deGrom remained the only healthy contributor as the only Mets pitcher to throw over 200 innin...More..

If Eden Hazard Leaves, Chelsea Considering Anthony Martial as Replacement
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

If Eden Hazard Leaves, Chelsea Considering Anthony Martial as Replacement

Having been dropped from the team in recent weeks by Jose Mourinho , mystery has surrounded Bailly's absence from the Old Trafford awards night, prompting speculation of a falling out between the player and ...More..

Royals seek first series win of season vs. Tigers
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Royals seek first series win of season vs. Tigers

The Kansas City Royals have yet to win a series this year, but they could change that Sunday with a victory over the Detroit Tigers . He pitched one innings, giving up a sole home run to Abraham Almonte. Zim...More..

4-star point guard Brandon Williams commits to Arizona
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

4-star point guard Brandon Williams commits to Arizona

Williams originally committed to Arizona past year, but de-committed after an ESPN story alleged Sean Miller paid Deandre Ayton $100,000. As a senior, Williams was one of the best guards on the West Coast, aver...More..

Philadelphia 76ers Face Elimination After Losing Key Game 3 To Boston Celtics
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers Face Elimination After Losing Key Game 3 To Boston Celtics

This time , Morris was able to run the play that Stevens drew up, finding Horford in the post. Had Ben Simmons executed the dunk, it would have given the 76ers momentum as they looked to stave off the C...More..

Marshall: A look at the Penguins' defensive turnaround in Game 4
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Marshall: A look at the Penguins' defensive turnaround in Game 4

When the Capitals took a bench minor for having too many men on the ice while pulling Holtby for an extra attacker, the jig was nearly up. The hit left Aston Reese with a broken jaw and a concussion. The 24...More..

President Trump Wants Colin Kaepernick and Kanye West for Race Summit
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

President Trump Wants Colin Kaepernick and Kanye West for Race Summit

Donald Trump (R) listens to pastor Darrell Scott in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, on September 21, 2016. Along with Kanye at the event, Scott says Hall of Famer and activist Jim Brown will be invited, as well a...More..

McIlroy in the mix at Quail Hollow
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

McIlroy in the mix at Quail Hollow

Justin Thomas , who can overtake Dustin Johnson as world No. 1 if he finishes 12th or better, made a mediocre return to the venue where he captured his first Major in last year's PGA Championship. It bounded ...More..

Baker Mayfield Is Not Happy With His Roommate At Browns' Rookie Camp
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Baker Mayfield Is Not Happy With His Roommate At Browns' Rookie Camp

This decision might silence doubters and pay off, or it might fail in epic fashion - something the Browns are all too familiar with. Although Cleveland made the selection based on the premise that he coul...More..

Alex Ferguson fights for life after op for brain haemorrhage
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Alex Ferguson fights for life after op for brain haemorrhage

The Fergusons' have requested privacy as he recovers in Salford Royal Hospital. "Don't really know what else to say other than thoughts and prayers with you and your family, Boss". Thoughts with all the family ...More..

David Haye vs Tony Bellew: Anthony Joshua reveals prediction for O2 rematch
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

David Haye vs Tony Bellew: Anthony Joshua reveals prediction for O2 rematch

The fighters shared the stage at the weigh-in on Friday and Haye tipped the scales at 15st 10lbs 2oz - having been 16st 9oz for the first bout. He said: 'The first thing I said to Haye after the fight wa...More..

Twitter Reactions: Royal Challengers Bangalore meekly surrender against the Super Kings
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Twitter Reactions: Royal Challengers Bangalore meekly surrender against the Super Kings

And eventually he fell for 53 off 41 balls. Harbhajan had his skipper to thank for both of his scalps as Dhoni first spectacularly stumped AB De Villers after collecting the ball done the leg-side after the Sou...More..

Atletico Madrid can make Wanda Metropolitano a stronghold - Diego Simeone
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Atletico Madrid can make Wanda Metropolitano a stronghold - Diego Simeone

When you go out of a competition and give the performances we did over 180 minutes, it's very hard to take. And photographs from inside the Arsenal club shop show some of the ways Gunners staff are preparin...More..

by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

New Orleans Pelicans Prove They Belong With Blowout Win Over Warriors

If Green gets too caught up in his interpersonal battle with Rondo again, Golden State might head back to the Bay with a best of three series on their hands. In front of a rowdy, towel-waving, frenzied Smoothie...More..

Bruins' Torey Krug Out For Game 5 With Lower Body Injury
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Bruins' Torey Krug Out For Game 5 With Lower Body Injury

The injury was suffered during Game 4, and head coach Bruce Cassidy later said the initial prognosis wasn't all that encouraging. The blueliner exited the game after the hit and later left TD Garden in a wal...More..

Antonio Conte hopes to keep Champions League qualification bid alive
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Antonio Conte hopes to keep Champions League qualification bid alive

We will probably sign a couple more players in summer because we need more depth in the squad. They have had contrasting seasons with Egypt worldwide going on to net 43 goals across all competitions, while Germ...More..

Sir Alex Ferguson rushed to hospital following brain haemorrhage
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

Sir Alex Ferguson rushed to hospital following brain haemorrhage

A post on the United Twitter page said the procedure had "gone very well" however the 76 year-old would need a period of intensive care to aid his recovery. Ferguson was pictured on the Old Trafford pitch las...More..

Toby Alderweireld Starts - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs West Brom Confirmed
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

Toby Alderweireld Starts - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs West Brom Confirmed

Spurs were in charge at The Hawthorns, but fell to a 1-0 defeat with former player Jake Livermore pouncing to prod home a 92nd-minute victor. Spurs travel to a West Bromwich Albion side in desperate need of...More..

Allardyce thinks he has won 'hearts and minds' of Everton fans
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

Allardyce thinks he has won 'hearts and minds' of Everton fans

Hughes' 18th-placed side are a point and a place below the Welsh club going into the weekend with next week's meeting expected to have a significant bearing on the Premier League survival battle. Southampton...More..

James shines as Cavs shred Raptors
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

James shines as Cavs shred Raptors

There's a lot of banter about how if Kevin Love's elbow to DeMar was ruled a flagrant 1 (as it was reviewed and upgraded from a common foul after the game), then that extra free throw would've been the moment...More..

Boston Celtics do not look injured and inexperienced
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

Boston Celtics do not look injured and inexperienced

McConnell has starting experience and contributed to many of Philly's second half positives, but Brown stapled him to the bench down the stretch, trying to coax winning plays out of an overwhelmed starting five...More..

Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City at end of season
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City at end of season

But Sane, 22, warned that their rivals will be desperate to beat them next season, with closest rivals Manchester United and Liverpool desperate to close the gap. "He's our player and, if he does not continue...More..