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Patriots’ Tom Brady Reacts To Rob Gronkowski Denting Lombardi Trophy

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The trophy is the sixth in franchise history, all of which have been won since February 2002. And there's also the dent in the New England Patriots latest Lombardi Trophy to remember him by, too. Winding up to meet Edelman's pitch, Gronk connects fiercely with the baseball, leaving a large - and perfectly circular - dent on the front of the trophy's football mount. Read More »

Djokovic labours into Monte Carlo third round

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Nadal was making his season debut on clay and playing his first match since suffering a knee injury at Indian Wells one month ago, but the defending champion looked sharp from the start and secured an early break of serve for 2-0. "The result says that". Nadal said: "This has always been a very special place for me". Later in the match he flung a racquet into the crowd when he was unable to reach a shot. Read More »

Irving-Tatum Tandem Leads C’s to Fourth-Quarter, Game 2 Comeback

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After a Bogdan Bogdanovic three-pointer gave IN a late lead, Tatum went down the other end and put his team up two with 50.8 seconds left, draining this three-pointer from the corner. They were unselfish. They entered the fourth quarter with a double-digit lead. After almost helping lead Boston to the NBA Finals last season, Brown and Tatum were widely lauded as two of the best players in their respective draft classes. Read More »

Slumping Chris Davis hits first home run of 2019

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The hitless streak is finally over! Davis had gone hitless a record 54 straight at-bats, starting this season 0 for 33 before he lined a 1-0 pitch from Rick Porcello to push the Orioles ahead 2-0. Not only was it a hit, it was a two-run single! How bad are the Red Sox right now? Christian Vazquez hit a two-run homer and drove in a career-best four runs for the World Series champion Red Sox , who had won their last two games. Read More »

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s business plan to get back on level terms

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Will Paul Pogba still be at United next season? "But he's a great player, and can be a great player, he just needs to get that focus back". Following Manchester United's humiliating defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League , the board have reportedly made big promises to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer . Read More »

McCormack produces PB in brilliant Boston Marathon run

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The Boston Marathon has been an American tradition for more than a century and we take pride in the passion and determination that participants, spectators, and volunteers from around the world display at our annual event. "Last year, I watched all the marathon coverage", she said. It's a fixture on the sports landscape of the greatest sports town in America (there, I said it), but it's the exact opposite of must-see TV. Read More »

Israel Folau to fight for his job

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As a result, the 62-test veteran has been left fighting for his career with Rugby Australia on Monday issuing him a breach notice, effectively tearing up his lucrative four-year deal. Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle, who on Wednesday acknowledged Folau's hearing request was "not an unexpected outcome", had past year come under fire for allowing the player to escape sanctions for earlier anti-gay posts . Read More »

NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus

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They barely squeaked into the playoffs but now appear poised to eliminate the Presidents' Trophy winners and go on a lengthy run. Eberle was one of the driving forces behind the Islanders' stunning four-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Penguins that concluded with a 3-1 win on Tuesday night at PPG Paints Arena. Read More »

Prosecutors plan to release Kraft videos

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Palm Beach County assistant state attorney Leigh Lassiter Miller said in a court document filed Wednesday that her office meant to release the video, citing the state's public records law. He has pleaded not guilty and requested a jury trial . As a rebuttal, Kraft's legal team reportedly filed an emergency motion to block the release, describing the intention as "an extraordinary and alarming development involving what appears to be gross prosecutorial misconduct". Read More »

Bin him! Liverpool fans reaction to Champions League squad news

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We played Roma and they can be an uncomfortable opponent but I didn't really see a chance for them when they played Porto (in the last 16). " Porto have won all four of their home games in the competition so far this season, but they have not met a side of the calibre or European pedigree of Liverpool who returned to the top of the Premier League table with victory over Chelsea on Sunday". Read More »

The Athletic's grades for former UGA players in NFL Draft

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Now, with a week to go before the 2019 NFL Draft , the Raiders have a lot more answers than questions, as they have revamped the roster in a big way this offseason. However, today's featured article explains why having an earlier selection in the draft is important based on the rounds in which the AP All-Pro's over the last 20 years have been selected in. Read More »

Ajax wins 2-1 at Juventus to reach Champions League semi

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De Ligt scored Ajax's second goal as they won 2-1 in Turin to go through 3-2 on aggregate. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri dismissed speculation about his future following their Champions League exit against Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday, saying he would be at the club next season. Read More »

Patriots sign longtime Broncos WR Thomas

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During his brief stint in Houston, he caught 23 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Thomas signed a one-year, $6 million deal. Thomas has started all 10 postseason games he has played in and totaled 53 receptions for 759 yards and six touchdowns. Josh Gordon also could factor into the equation if his indefinite suspension is lifted. Read More »

NFL Schedule Release News and Rumors

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A fifth global game will be played in Mexico City between the Chiefs and Chargers. The first game will see stars from the Raiders such as Antonio Brown and Derek Carr take on last year's play-off contenders the Bears with their young quarterback Mitch Trubisky and defensive star Khalil Mack. Read More »

Sports Gambler Wins $1.19 Million On Tiger Woods' Masters Victory

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I gave it my best so I am proud of that'. "I believe my direct quote was, 'Guys, there's no way Tiger is winning this tournament, ' " the executive, Matthew Primeaux, told ESPN . "I don't ever pull against anybody", the 79-year-old said. It was therefore an incredible sight to see him win The Masters this year and after his heroics, people are demanding EA Sports bring back one of the all-time great games. Read More »

Canes teen in concussion protocol after fight

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In shocking scenes, Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin floored Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov with a punch. Midway through the first period of tonight's playoff game, Ovechkin and Svechnikov got tangled up. "I'll just leave it at that", he said. "It's a little bit frustrating, because he got hurt, it's his first fight", Brind'Amour said. "If that's the case, it's a little different". Read More »

Leganes vs. Real Madrid - Football Match Report

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Leganes climb to 11th. David de Gea is also believed to be wanted by Real Madrid though pundit Steve Nicol believes Manchester United should stand firm this summer. Madrid and Bale's agent are expected to meet soon as they look to find a possible solution concerning his future, while Los Blancos have set a 100 million euro price tag on his head. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: Today will determine who Dubs face in first round

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If Griffin is healthy, he and Drummond are two powerful forces down low. But the Toronto Raptors shouldn't be taken lightly. Besides Harden's offense, he averaged 2.1 steals this season, ranked No. The NBA playoffs consist of eight teams from the Eastern Conference and eight teams from the Western Conference to make 16 in total . After another terrific season, Lillard might be among the league's most underrated stars. Read More »

I cried after knee injury, says Kevin De Bruyne

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And after holding talks with Mourinho in his office, De Bruyne opted to quit to Chelsea , to enable him play more regularly in another club. So I guess I thought he'd be ... De Bruyne added: "In the end, this project at City is about more than winning". Kevin De Bruyne's path to becoming one of the best footballers in the world could have been so different if it wasn't for the stubbornness of Jose Mourinho. Read More »

Don't Count Out The Denver Nuggets

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The Spurs came out seeking redemption from their regular season road game record of 16-25. And they know the Rockets did. His 29 points on 26 shots would suggest that the Jazz were pleased with the outcome, but it's what Harden did for others that set him apart in Game 1. Read More »

Nazem Kadri looking at fifth career suspension

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But it has always been that way with Kadri, right from the day he was picked by the Leafs in the first round in 2009. He has 161 goals in 561 games, appearing in the playoffs four times. DeBrusk said postgame he underwent a series of tests after leaving the game and is waiting for the results before he learns if he can play Monday in Game 3. Read More »

Boston Celtics win Game 1 in defensive struggle vs Indiana Pacers

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Game 1 will give us a good look at the individual matchups that will define the series but, on paper, nearly all of them go in the Celtics favor. "We just missed shots", said point guard Darren Collison. "We didn't shoot particularly well, but we did the little things to get this win". Boston opened the third quarter with a 22-3 run to take a 60-48 lead. Read More »

Nets, Spurs, Magic steal Game 1

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He was "best player in the world" Stephen Curry in every area of the game, and when Draymond Green, the guy who is always going to be a wide-open release valve, is going 7 of 12 for 17 points on top of Curry lighting it up, forget about it. Read More »

Logano 'A Little Too Late' To Catch Truex Jr

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Cindric had grabbed the lead on a restart with 25 laps to go, but Custer regained the lead five laps later and pulled away for his second victory of the season. No racing next week for the Easter break. Absolutely", he said. "You can go through the whole beginning stretch of the season - we've had a really good stretch to the beginning of this season and unfortunately we're coming up to one of my most favorite race tracks in the world, Talladega, in a couple weeks, that can certainly end that ... Read More »

Russell, LeVert lead Nets to stunning Game 1 win

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Meanwhile, the Sixers were out of sorts most of the afternoon despite boasting what many consider to be the East's starting five in Joel Embiid , Ben Simmons , Jimmy Butler , Tobias Harris and JJ Redick . "I just gotta keep [working] and see how I feel every day, and you never know what's gonna happen", Embiid said according to ESPN . The Sixers won that first game without him. Read More »

Solskjaer: The memory of the PSG comeback will help Man United's players

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been boosted by the return of Matic as the Serbian global has travelled to Spain after recovering from an illness that's kept him out of Man Utd's last three matches. " Alexis has been here and played here", Solskjaer said. Ousmane Dembele started, while the likes of Gerard Pique, Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho were all given breathers with this game in mind. Read More »

Trump to award Woods Medal of Freedom

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A day after the 43-year-old legend won his fifth Masters and first major in 11 years, Trump - who has played multiple rounds with Woods over the years - used his Twitter feed to congratulate the golfer on his victory. Woods increased his total of Masters wins to five and boosted his major-championship tally to 15. "What a fantastic life comeback for a really great guy!" he added later. Read More »

Thunder and Blazers Deal With Health Issues as Series Begins

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He was averaging 14 points, 10.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 44 games, but the team was moving in a different direction. Portland led 39-24 after one, shooting 60 percent from the floor to overwhelm the Thunder in the early going. Trail Blazers: Blazers coach Terry Stotts concluded his pregame talk with the media by saying. These teams met last season in the West semis, with Houston claiming that series in five games. Read More »

Liverpool 2-0 Chelsea: Police look at Anfield flare incident

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Klopp insisted his side were only focused on the job ahead of them and were not looking back. At one point in the second half, Chelsea failed to convert a risky attack sparked by a similar slip from Andy Robertson, and Klopp claimed the incident should draw a line under Gerrard's error. Read More »

Rahul, Karthik make the cut, Rayudu, Pant left out

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Pakistan were recently clean-swept 5-0 by Australia in the United Arab Emirates, and questions were raised over the team s preparedness for the upcoming World Cup . "We went ahead with Karthik because of his experience in big matches". Vijay Shankar is three dimensional. As reported by PTI earlier, Prasad confirmed that Shankar is being seen as a potential number four candidate along with Rahul and Kedar Jadhav. Read More »

Australian race horse Winx retires after record 33rd straight win

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Africa. All over Australia". The world's top-rated turf horse sprinted home in front of 50,000 people at Royal Randwick in Sydney. "She is the most unbelievable, supreme athlete I think I've ever seen". Waller trained three Group 1 winners on Saturday, he also prepared Shraooh to win the Sydney Cup and Verry Ellegant to take out the ATC Australian Oaks. Read More »

Chawla removes Rayudu as Super Kings stumble

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Skipper Dinesh Karthik joined the opener Lynn and the duo added 42 runs on the board. In their first meeting, KKR were swept aside by Chennai and another defeat on Sunday would not help their cause as other teams are fast catching up on the second spot. Read More »

Tiger Woods stars in Nike ad released after Masters win

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It was the fifth Masters title for Woods, his first since 2005, and it moved him three shy of the all-time record 18 major titles won by Jack Nicklaus. "I've never had an ace, ever, unfortunately", DeChambeau said. In his first 14 major victories, Woods either led or was tied for the lead heading into the final round. Read More »

Nazem Kadri will have in-person hearing on Monday

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It will be Kadri's second playoff suspension in as many years. DeBrusk and Kadri went off for roughing after wrestling on the ice, although the latter did little to warrant a penalty, save for getting punched in the face. Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri will have a chance to plead his case to the NHL's Department of Player Safety face-to-face on Monday, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. Read More »

Tiger Woods Has Won The Masters - His First Since 2005!

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Coming up 18 I was just trying to make a five. A 15th major success was secured in sensational fashion on Sunday as Woods overhauled Francesco Molinari's two-shot overnight lead to prevail by one stroke. "That ball on 12, if it's one yard further left it probably goes in the bunker and the third shot on 15, it could easily not have clipped the tree and sometimes it is your day, sometimes it isn't, but I'm really happy with the way I felt out there today". Read More »

Johnson left red faced after practice swing gaffe

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On one of his practice swings Friday, he accidentally knocked his ball off the tee. "Yeah, that was a good one there", Johnson said. The most impressive part of the sequence is that Johnson then stepped up and bombed a ideal drive down the middle of the fairway. Read More »

MI vs RR: Rajasthan Royals nearly choke before upsetting Mumbai Indians

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Jos Buttler almost finished the chase by virtue of the 28-run over against Alzarri Joseph. Batting first, Mumbai Indians scored 187/5 in 20 overs. They have a set of superb players in skipper Ajinkya Rahane , Steve Smith, Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes . The game will start at 4.00 p.m. IST. Chasing the ball in the penultimate over of a thrilling game, the 22-year-old tumbled badly outside the fence while preventing a boundary at long off, hurting his shoulder in the process. Read More »

National Hockey League playoffs 2019: Maple Leafs' Mitch Marner scores on penalty shot

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The Bruins actually scored the first goal of the game, but Marner answered on a rebound in the first period to tie things. Cassidy said if DeBrusk can't play, veteran David Backes will go into the lineup. Later on Saturday night, the scene shifts to Scotiabank Saddledome as the Calgary Flames take on the Colorado Avalanche in Game 2 of their Pacific Division semi-final matchup as heavy -230 favourites . Read More »

Doc Rivers gets technical foul defending Patrick Beverley

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With 4:41 to play, the two got tangled up, with Durant pushing Beverley into the scorer's table. "It was fun out there", Beverley said. When asked afterward if he was intentionally trying to egg on the four-time scoring champion, Beverley said he was just being himself. Read More »

English Premier League: Newcastle move closer to survival with win over Leicester

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Newcastle have four games left and have to play Southampton, Brighton and Fulham - all teams below them - along with Liverpool. We have the city, we have all the potential. Forward Ayoze Perez scored the victor in the 32nd minute when he headed in from Matt Ritchie's cross. The Magpies had numerous chances to get a second goal, but also never seemed like conceding a goal as they restricted Leicester to a lot of passes around the box. Read More »

Man City boss Guardiola: Sane knows why he's not playing

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We have sometimes made decisions that are hard to understand, but we win and everyone says we are genius. Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool now lead the Premier League by two points from title rivals City, though the Merseyside club have played a game more than Pep Guardiola's side. Read More »

Lightning will have to do without Nikita Kucherov facing 0-3 deficit

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Kucherov received the one-game ban after boarding Blue Jackets defenceman Markus Nutivaara late in the third period of Friday's 5-1 Columbus victory. Tampa Bay is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings between these two teams and are 6-1 in the last 7 meetings between these two teams in Columbus. The Department of Player Safety announced Kucherov will be suspended for Game 3 because of the hit . Read More »

Kings, Luke Walton Agree to Terms on Multi-Year Deal

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Two days into the offseason and the Lakers are down a team president and a head coach as the franchise continues to struggle to right itself almost seven years after the Dwight Howard-Steve Nash experiment went bust. Although Wojnarowski reports that the two parties will meet this weekend, mere days after Walton and the Lakers parted ways, Sam Amick of The Athletic tweets that the parties have already met and are in the late stages of completing a multiyear deal. Read More »

Aubameyang calls for end of racist abuse

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Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after he scores his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. "I just feel that Arsenal need to pose their own threat on Napoli and be fearless and I think that they will need to score a goal". He wants Napoli to play with more intensity at home in the second leg and show more composure, but admits that the first leg's result has ... Read More »

Detroit Pistons playoff tickets on sale now

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If the Hornets win and the Pistons lose, then they'll lock up a playoff spot. But the Magic defeated the Hornets 122-114 . "Making the playoffs is what your goal is going into the season and validates what we're talking about, it validates the culture, it validates the style of play", Casey said . Read More »