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Kane eyes to pip Salah for Golden Boot

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Opposite number Matthew Ryan who produced two outstanding first-half stops - tipping over Lucas Moura's rising strike and, just before the break, keeping out Heung-Min Son's shot. Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld was handed his first league start since October in place of Davinson Sanchez, while Dele Alli, Kieran Trippier, Mousa Dembele and Eric Dier were rested. Read More »

Golden Knights win first ever playoff series with sweep over Kings

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On Tuesday night, the Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 to sweep the best-of-seven first-round series. The records just keep on coming for Vegas as the team has already set marks for most wins by an expansion team (51), most road wins by a team in its first year (22) and most points (109). Read More »

Watch Francisco Lindor Hit Emotional Home Run In Puerto Rico Series

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They're supporters, big-time", Lindor said. The Indians were the visitors in this one. His two-run home run not only gave the Indians the lead but also brought the house down as fans went insane. As horns blared, inflatable thundersticks clanged and fans screamed, he turned on an offering from Odorizzi and lofted a long fly to right. "Quality pitch", Odorizzi said. Read More »

Juan Mata reacts to Manchester United's topsy-turvy week

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Both managers have 20 career titles to their name after United's 1-0 defeat by bottom club West Brom on Super Sunday handed rivals City the Premier League title. City are also keen on Vasco da Gama's Paulinho, a 17-year-old who broke into their first team last year. Sampaoli has ample striking options at his disposal but named Aguero in his squad last month at the expense of Juventus' Paulo Dybala and Inter's Mauro Icardi , only for injury to rule the City forward out of friendlies ... Read More »

London Marathon: Farah targeting podium place

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Should Farah break that record, he would be the first Brit to do so since Steve Jones in 1984. 'I'm here to do a job on Sunday, ' he said at a press conference reported on the London Marathon's Twitter page. Farah, whose decision to not train full-on for the 2014 London Marathon paid off as he went on to win European gold at 5km and 10km, said he had mapped out a strategy for the race. Read More »

Cardinals-Cubs Wednesday game postponed

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He's so serious about this that the Chicago Cubs first baseman said he would take less money to do so. Matt Carpenter had two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs, and Bud Norris registered a five-out save to make the Cardinals a 5-3 victor over the Chicago Cubs. Read More »

Tom Brady Yet to Commit to Playing in 2018 Season for Patriots

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Brady has missed the opening days of the team's voluntary offseason program. "My money would be on him playing football for the foreseeable future, but what goes on away from the football field, I don't know ". Gronkowski missed just one game due to injury last season, and he is said to be having some issues with Bill Belichick over training . The Patriots could draft their quarterback of the future in next week's draft, with Brady apparently touting Heisman Trophy victor Lamar ... Read More »

Pelicans Beat Portland 111-102, Take 2-0 Series Lead

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They play off one other in a attractive basketball ballet, whether it's Rondo always throwing the ideal lob for Davis to flush, Holiday repeatedly getting to the basket because no team wants to leave Davis and play help defense, or Rondo handling the ball to allow Holiday to expend more energy on the defensive end. Read More »

Overtime Finally Bites Blue Jackets

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Golden Knights 1, Kings 0: Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a victory over Los Angeles that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in National Hockey League history to sweep its first playoff series . Read More »

Former Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he's going

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Although Zlatan Ibrahimovic still hasn't officially confirmed he's playing in Russian Federation this summer, the LA Galaxy superstar has already landed a big World Cup endorsement deal. "If I say more, people will blame me". Oh, and he's scored three goals in three games in MLS. They call me every day, they ask me how am I doing, but we need to take a step at a time. Read More »

Shark attack halts surfing competition

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The WSL says the safety of surfers is a priority and they have therefore chose to cancel the rest of the competition. This can not be just talk, and it can not be compromised. The World Surf League says the safety of surfers is a priority and they have therefore made a decision to cancel the rest of the competition. The first time was in 2015 when Mick Fanning was attacked by a shark during the J-Bay Open final. Read More »

Tottenham target Anthony Martial reportedly wants Juventus move

Juventus face competition from Bayern Munich for the 22-year-old however. It has also been reported by The Times that the Italian giants have made the youngster their top transfer target in the summer, and that Martial is "intrigued by the possibility of moving to Juventus". Read More »

Benitez rewards Newcastle players with two days off after Arsenal win

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We came out of it with no points and overall we thought we should have got three points". "It is very hard to explain why because until last season we were one of the best teams in terms of the away record but somehow it has completely reversed this season and we don't seem to find the answer for it", he said. Read More »

Red Sox Chase Ohtani after Just 2 Innings

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While Ohtani was still bringing his trademark velocity-topping out at 99.8 miles per hour according to Statcast numbers from Baseball Savant-his command of his secondary pitches was nowhere near where it was in his first two starts. After getting off to the best start in franchise history, it's only getting better for Boston. He has scored five times and driven in 11 runs. "I should have persevered even when I had runners on base but I couldn't and that was the biggest reason for the loss". Read More »

Jose Mourinho warns Man United stars ahead of Tottenham clash

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They may have prevented City from winning the title in the Manchester derby, but that is scant consolation for a season that started out with such promise. Manchester United won the Europa League and League Cup in Mourinho's first campaign in charge last term. Aguero tweeted that he had undergone the procedure and said he was fully focused on making a swift recovery in time for the World Cup with Argentina. Read More »

CELTICS 120, BUCKS 106: C's surge to 2-0 series lead

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Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 30 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. The Celtic hasn't committed a turnover in 78 minutes across two games and hit the go-ahead three-pointer with 0.5 seconds remaining in regulation in Game 1 on Sunday. Read More »

Where could Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema go next season?

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Real apparently know that they will have to surpass €100m to secure De Gea, but the sale of James Rodriguez to Bayern for €55m should see them raise adequate funds. He said, "We shouldn't see the two games against Madrid as revenge or rematches from a year ago; we must believe in ourselves, remain calm and put up two strong games". Read More »

NBA Playoffs 2018: Toronto Raptors vs Washington Wizards Game 2

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Boston Celtics center Aron Baynes (46) battles for a rebound against Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton, left, during the first quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesday, April 1. Terry Rozier added 23 points for Boston, which led by as many as 20 in the fourth quarter. In Game 1 they had 48 points in the paint showing that even though coach Casey is asking for more threes, they haven't forgotten to still manufacture easy baskets. Read More »

European Soccer Clubs Liverpool & Dortmund Play Here In July

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Organizers announced the full schedule Tuesday, with 17 matches at 14 USA venues, plus 16 in five European markets and Singapore. Supported by Visit Abu Dhabi, the tour takes us across the Atlantic for the second successive year, as we again prepare for the new Premier League season by competing in the International Champions Cup . Read More »

10-Man Barca Survive Celta Vigo Scare To Stay Unbeaten

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A combination of Ter Stegen and Digne intervened when another substitute Lucas Boye looked set to net the victor but Barca's record-breaking run moves onto 40 games, just. "So let's see if we can give our supporters [a trophy] to cheer about". Marc-Andre ter Stegen though, is likely to retain his place, as is Jordi Alba and Samuel Umtiti. Read More »

Here's Why Everyone Is Furious About The Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony

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More than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 71 nations and territories made history at the 21st Commonwealth Games which took place between April 4 and 15. "As rights holders, we were allowed one camera in the stadium, a news camera, on the condition we wouldn't show the vision for 24 hours". "Should they have been part of the actual ceremony that was broadcast?" Griggs also hit back at Rich Birch's claims in Holmes' article. Read More »

We deserved more than just a draw: Moyes

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We're willing to fight and we have got the supporters behind us. Interestingly, West Ham won seven time in the league on home soil last term, and all of those victories were achieved without conceding , and largely against bottom half sides . Read More »

Nashville takes 2-0 series lead after 5-4 win over Avalanche

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Each of the first two games the Avalanche have scored on their first shot of the game on Rinne, and getting the first goal in Game 3 is crucial to having momentum with home ice on their side. They still don't want to be swept in this series so they will be going all out to win this one or it could be over in four. The over is 6-1-1 in the last eight meetings in Colorado. Read More »

Tributes Flow Freely After Death Of Country Music Icon Big Tom

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As lead singer of Irish showband Big Tom And The Mainliners , he filled dance throughout a career of more than five decades. Tom McBride was the first person to be inducted into Irelands Country Music Hall Of Fame in 2016. "I can't assume anything, only there is a great reunion in heaven today". "He changed the whole country scene in Ireland". Tom's peer and contemporary on the Irish show band scene, Dickie Rock, said: "He was loved because, one thing he was a talented man and he sang ... Read More »

MacKinnon, Avalanche continue home success in 5-3 win

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In Toronto, Auston Matthews scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, Patrick Marleau had two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Monday night in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. C Cory Conacher replaced the injured Ryan Callahan (upper body) in the Lightning lineup. He assisted on both Will Butcher's tying goal at 4:03 of the third and Stefan Noesen's victor at 12:55. Read More »

Juventus captain Buffon: Madrid meltdown made me feel alive

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Deprived of what could likely be his last chance to lift the only major title missing from his collection the 2006 World Cup victor mercilessly blasted the referee after the game as "a murderer" for killing off Juventus' dreams with "a rubbish bin" in place of a heart. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers: My role is to play quarterback

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That being said , it's not like the Packers now have another franchise quarterback waiting in the wings. There is indeed some disharmony in Green Bay between the team's face and his bosses, with Aaron Rodgers frustrated his voice isn't being heard with personnel decisions. Read More »

Wild Seek To Continue Desperate Play Against Jets In Game 4

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We've had success here all year. "He's brought a lot of physicality, which we didn't have before", Boudreau said. Organizers aren't sure how many people will show up Friday, but they're prepared for thousands more. Maybe they should have stayed in Duluth. "They're aggressive, but they sit back", Zucker explained of the Jets. He has been one of the best players in the series, for either team. Read More »

Get your Tax Day freebies here

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The deal is good from tax day through April 19 with this coupon . Great American Cookie Company - The Great American Cookie Company continues its annual Tax Day tradition by offering a free Cookies & Cream cookie to customers who stop by participating stores on April 17. Read More »

MI player referenced gun in Twitter threat to Jim Harbaugh

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University of MI police are reportedly investigating a series of threats made apparently towards Jim Harbaugh through the Twitter account with the name of a football player on Michigan's 2017 roster. While it's nearly impossible to make sense of what Mbem-Bosse was talking about, the fact that he referenced gun laws and a morgue should be disturbing enough for police to look into it. Read More »

Chelsea defender Alonso charged with violent conduct

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The incident was said to have occurred last Saturday during a Premier League game where Chelsea came back to win the tie 3-2. A statement from the FA reads: "Chelsea's Marcos Alonso has been charged with violent conduct following an incident with Southampton's Shane Long". Read More »

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero undergoes surgery

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The player tweeted on Tuesday afternoon: "Recovering from an arthroscopy on my knee". He didn't give a timescale for his return, saying only he is "fully motivated to get back soon to the field". Again, he was only able to appear as a second-half substitute. "I don't know (how long he will be out)". Argentina will face Nigeria in their final Group D game at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation after battling Iceland and Croatia in their opening two games. Read More »

Manchester City confident they have avoided TWO-window transfer ban

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Manchester City is facing the prospect of a two-window transfer ban but they have been cleared and will not be punished by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, according to Goal. A verdict due last September was delayed but now the CAS are prepared to finally deliver their verdict in the next week. But City countered that Garre, who has since appeared for the club three times in the EFL Trophy, held an Italian passport and was therefore entitled to move after his 16th birthday. Read More »

Five-option survey for Ulster fans to have say on Jackson/Olding decision

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Jackson had been linked with French club CLERMONT Auvergne in the past few days, but they also have came out to say he will not be signing for them. A jury of eight men and three women found Mr Jackson, 26, and Mr Olding, 25, unanimously not guilty of rape after deliberating for three hours and 45 minutes after a marathon nine-week trial at Belfast Crown Court. Read More »

Zidane: Bale and Benzema's futures 'not in danger'

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Midfielder Luka Modric has also been omitted from Zinedine Zidane's 19-man group for the trip to La Rosaleda. Bale has won three Champions League trophies during his five-year stay in Spain and will hope for another title this season with Real Madrid facing Bayern Munich in the semi-finals. Read More »

Carroll rescues late point for West Ham

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Hart has already lost his place as England's No 1 and, at this rate, he must be in danger of being cast adrift from the squad that Southgate takes to the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer. I didn't go over the top because I expect him to do that. I thought Javier Hernandez and Manuel Lanzini helped, all the players have played well. Let me just remind you of those stats. Read More »

Bryce Harper hits outrageous broken-bat HR

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All that was basically left in Harper's hands was the handle of the bat. According to MLB's website , the swing propelled the ball 406 feet, with an exit velocity of 99 miles per hour. The Reds jumped to a 3-0 lead in the second inning on Tucker Barnhart's RBI single and Hamilton's two-run single. He also drove in a run with a safety squeeze. Read More »

Center Riley Nash returns for playoff debut with Bruins on Monday

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I give credit to the Maple Leafs. After getting outscored 12-4 in the first 2 games of the playoffs, the Leafs players and fans are hoping some home cooking is enough to get them back in the series. "It happens in your life". Andersen would love to have the first two goals back, but for the rest of the game he was nothing short of outstanding. Read More »

Chinese beef market opens to Irish exports

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According to Bord Bia, China officially imported more than 700,000 tonnes of beef in 2017 - a figure expected to double by 2020. In 2000 China, along with the United States, banned imports of beef from the European Union because of mad cow disease. Read More »