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Virat Kohli signs one-month deal with Surrey

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The final of the competition is on 30 June, although Surrey has only confirmed he will play up to the Championship match against the Tykes. Kohli will play in the Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup, culminating in the Championship game with Yorkshire at Scarborough. Read More »

Trump to add Belichick to presidential sports council

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Also on the list is Mehmet Oz, better known as TV's Dr Oz, who has been widely criticised for promoting pseudoscience . Donald Trump made mention of his friendship with Bill Belichick on numerous occasions when he was campaigning to become president, and it would appear that relationship is as strong as ever. Read More »

Dumoulin wins historic opening Giro stage, gloom for Froome

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He was beaten by two fellow Britons and while it was no great surprise that Alex Dowsett should finish fifth, Simon Yates will no doubt be delighted with his seventh place, 20s down on Dumoulin. If he was bluffing, he will not get away with it again. For the latter, this time-trial was more of a warm-up for Saturday's 167-kilometres ride up the Mediterranean coast from Haifa to Tel Aviv, where a bunch sprint is practically guaranteed to erupt by the seaside. Read More »

Pep Guardiola confirms Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City

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Guardiola said: "The Brighton we will give him what he deserves, one of the most handsome experiences a player can receive". The Ivory Coast global has made 229 Premier League appearances in his eight seasons at Etihad Stadium and been a driving force behind the side which won two league titles, an FA Cup and two League Cups. Read More »

Arsene Wenger 'disappointed and frustrated' as Arsenal bow out of Europe League

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Sometimes it's very nice, but the suffering is very strong tonight". "The result means there is no fairytale ending for Wenger as the Frenchman end his 22-year reign at Arsenal without a trophy, and Keown has hit out at Ozil for letting the club down says that the £300,000 playmaker is not fit to wear the shirt" and believes the Germany global sad reaction to the defeat was faked. Read More »

Sibanye Searches for Seven Workers at South Africa Gold Mine

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A worker holds a handful of gold bullion granules during manufacture in South Africa. Sibanye-Stillwater "will continue to make every effort to locate the remaining five employees who are unaccounted for, and return all the employees safely to surface", the company said in an updated statement on Thursday. Read More »

Jays 3B (shoulder) to rejoin team, likely to be activated

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He just seemed like he was looking forward to pitching, and I think he feels better physically. "He did a heck of a job". He is the first Jays player in franchise history with at least two home runs, eight hits and seven RBI in a doubleheader as a Jays. Read More »

Sharks shut out Golden Knights to tie series 2-2

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San Jose needs Jones to continue playing well if they are going to advance to the conference finals. "I think that feel good from winning, you take that emotion into the next game", Lightning forward Chris Kunitz said. "He's a special player, and when big games come about, special players take over and he did that", teammate Tyler Johnson said. Later, with less than 20 seconds to go in the second as the Sharks were killing a tripping penalty to Couture, Jones stopped quality chances by ... Read More »

Manslaughter, assault dropped in Penn State frat death case

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Authorities said the Hunterdon County teen was given at least 18 drinks in a 90-minute hazing ritual. Piazza died of non-recoverable brain injuries and internal bleeding from a shattered spleen after falling during an alcohol-fueled bid acceptance night that prosecutors have described as hazing. Read More »

Attorney: Arrest Warrant For Robby Anderson Dropped, New Court Date Set

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Neither Anderson or his attorney were made aware of the court date, which is why he missed his hearing to address a reckless driving charge. "I received no notice", O'Donnell said. So neither he nor Anderson was in court. The original felony charge of fleeing and eluding police with lights and sirens active was reduced on April 7 to misdemeanor reckless driving - for which Anderson was due in court Wednesday, according to court records. Read More »

Ichiro transitioning to new role as Mariners' special assistant to the chairman

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Read the Mariners' full announcement about the Seattle legend's new role here. Of course, Ichiro and his agent, John Boggs, aren't ruling out a return in 2019. But this new role won't allow him to return to Seattle's active roster in 2018. Ichiro will serve as a mentor for Mariners players as well as helping out with outfield play, baserunning and hitting. Read More »

Solid start for McIlroy at Wells Fargo

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A wayward drive on 18 found the water hazard that runs along the left of the fairway, but the world number seven managed to escape with just a single dropped shot to hit the turn in two-under. What score will it take to win in 2018? McIlroy also clarified the comments made in his pre-tournament conference in which he said: " I don't care about the US Open or The Open Championship - The Masters is now the biggest tournament in the world", he predictably came under fire. Read More »

Kenya's Former Olympic 1500m Champion Denies Doping Claims

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Kiprop notes a number of discrepancies surrounding the out-of-competition urine test, which he submitted to on November 27, 2017, including the fact that he was notified the day before that he would be tested; he also claims he was taking a flu medication at the time, and declared it to the doping control officers. Read More »

Watch a Montana horse compete in the Kentucky Derby this Saturday

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One horse has earned the backing of Amazon in Saturday's Kentucky Derby . Interestingly, previous year the organizers of the Kentucky Derby instituted the "Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby " rule, which allowed for horses from that respective country to be able to compete in the race. Read More »

Liverpool will be 'on fire' against Madrid in final, says Klopp

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We need to deliver and the good news is we have now a real group of players. Real Madrid can only play that way. "That's how it is", he told BT Sport . "It is not going to be a final between Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo ", the Egyptian said after Wednesday's second leg against Roma. "However, we made mistakes too and those are what cost us". Read More »

Knicks Hire David Fizdale As New Head Coach

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Fizdale led the Grizzlies to the playoffs in his first season before being fired early last season following a clash with star center Marc Gasol . The Grizzlies made the playoffs with a 43-39 record in Fizdale's first season with the team, but stumbled out to a 7-12 start in Year 2 before he was sacked. Read More »

Jets release quarterback Bryce Petty, sources say

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Since the release of the 2018 NFL schedule revealed the Detroit Lions will host the New York Jets on the season-opening Monday Night Football , there's been one nagging question. But that doesn't mean another team won't give the former Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year another chance. "On the plus side, Petty has good size for the position at 6'3", 230 pounds, plus a strong arm and solid athleticism. Read More »

Lions deal defensive tackle Spence to Dolphins for late draft pick

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The deal came just hours after Spence had agreed to restructure his contract with the Lions. His $3.15 million base salary for 2018 was reduced to $2.575 million with the chance to earn some of it back. The Lions also return defensive ends Ziggy Ansah, Anthony Zettel and Kerry Hyder while adding C ornelius Washington in free agency. ESPN.com reported the Lions will receive a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2019. Read More »

Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons agree to 5-year extension

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In news that will resonate in Green Bay as much as it will in Atlanta, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan agreed to a five-year extension worth $30 million a season with $100 million guaranteed, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen . Matt Ryan has a new contract. In his time in Atlanta, he has passed for over 41,000 yards and holds the franchise record in almost every major career passing category. Read More »

Life as a one-off Indy 500 driver

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The 102nd Indianapolis 500 will be the final race of her career. "We need a before and after of my 2005 pit road gaggle of photographers and 2018 because it felt similar", Patrick said. It's all still a bit overwhelming, but Patrick has always been confident and assured she would figure it out. "I don't know if I can tell you the differences between the cars when I was here driving Indy cars before". Read More »

PSG's Verratti out for rest of season, to miss French Cup final

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Following Neymar's world-record move to PSG from Barcelona in the summer, the duo reportedly had a falling out after Cavani refused to let the Brazilian take a penalty in the 2-0 win over Lyon in September. "I am a footballing worker - I am not a star. They must put the team's goals first, though". PSG added that the Italy worldwide, who has been troubled by groin injuries in the past, would be fit to resume the 2018-19 season with the Parisian club. Read More »

Steph Curry & Under Armour Launch Steph IQ Trivia App

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Contestants will then have to answer 8 basketball related questions that increase in difficulty. Social media personality BDot, real name Brian Armstrong, will host each Steph IQ game, which Under Armour developed with digital agency Red Interactive . Read More »

Mohamed Salah wins Soccer Writers' Participant of the 12 months award

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In comments later made to a popular television show, he said: "Consider that all the demands made by them (Salah and his agent) are met". The Egypt worldwide has hit 43 goals in all competitions since signing from Roma for an initial €42million, with the 25-year-old on track to beat Tottenham's Harry Kane to the Premier League Golden Boot. Read More »

No Ligament Damage for DeGrom, Could Start Monday

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He had an MRI on Wednesday night and was examined at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NY on Thursday. Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom suffered no structural damage in his right elbow and has been cleared to make his next start, the Mets announced Thursday . Read More »

Tony Bellew update on boxing future before David Haye rematch

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It's clearly not sitting too well with the former world heavyweight and cruiserweight champion as, according to Sky Sports' Ed Robinson, Haye brought along his own posters to Wednesday's open workouts. A shove might not seem like much, but it can work. He has got big news just after the fight in America and I'm sure my name will come into that because I've got a profile in America. Read More »

Ovechkin's late goal lifts Capitals by Penguins 4-3

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Everyone already knows about the Capitals' reputation as playoff chokers with an inability to get past the second round, especially when it's the Penguins on the other end. Niskanen, who spent four seasons in Pittsburgh before signing with Washington in the summer of 2014, blasted a one-timer by Murray 5:06 into the third to set up the finish. Read More »

Christian Purslow: 'Steven Gerrard could put Rangers back on map'

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Gerrard has confirmed that he has held "positive" talks with the Ibrox club's hierarchy regarding replacing Graeme Murty, who was dismissed from his role on Tuesday. "It is better to play with good players than bad players". Moreover, the likes of Joey Barton, Freddie Ljungberg and Ian Wright have all came to Scottish football in their 30s and struggled to be the country's best player. Read More »

Europa League 2018 semi-finals

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During his time in charge of Atletico, Simeone has exceeded expectations and managed to lead the club to the La Liga title during the 2013/14 season. But with a 1-1 aggregate score after the first leg at the Emirates, Arsenal must score at least once to have a chance at victory on the road. "It will be a game where we know exactly what to do. Read More »

Man Utd Star Hits Out At Club

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During the three of the last four seasons David De Gea won this same award as he was an obvious choice in all of those years. Bailly was one of Manchester United's standout performers in defence last season following his move to the club from Spanish side Valencia in the summer of 2016. Read More »

Jason Witten mulling offer from second network

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It's being reported that Witten has now been offered yet another job in the media as well. It wasn't an easy decision but it was an opportunity he couldn't pass up. While the Pro Bowl tight end didn't have his sights set on a career change when the season ended four months ago, the status of the job and magnitude of the offer is something he can't ignore. Read More »

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's classy wedding cards revealed

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About the preparations, he said, "I am really happy that she is getting married". According to the invites, the mehendi ceremony will take place May 7 at Sunteck, Signature Island in Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai, the wedding ceremonies will take place May 8 which will be followed by lunch at Rockdale 226, Bandstand Bandra and the party will take place Tuesday night at The Leela. Read More »

Langer appointed as Australia's new head coach

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Uncompromising teamsLike his predecessor Lehmann, Langer carved out a career in some of Australia's most successful and uncompromising teams in the 1990s and early 2000s, led by captains that championed "hard, aggressive cricket" and never apologised for the use of targeted sledging to throw opponents off their games. Read More »

Montgomery to be named Stars coach

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Team sources said former Dallas Stars journeyman forward Jim Montgomery has been selected to replace Hitch' as the team's new head coach. Montgomery becomes the second college-to-NHL hire in the past three years, following the Flyers' Dave Hakstol in 2015. Read More »

Palat Lifts Bolts to Series Lead in Boston

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Palat has four goals and four assists through eight games in the 2018 postseason. He also teamed with Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat to slow down Boston's high-scoring line of Patrice Bergeron , David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand . Torey Krug's late goal trimmed Tampa Bay's lead to 3-2 with just over four minutes remaining. Tuukka Rask finished with 27 saves for Boston. The quick start boosted the Lightning to a lead they would never relinquish. Read More »

Joe Ingles scores 27 as Jazz beat Rockets to even series

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As good as Jazz rookie guard Donovan Mitchell is, he played better at home against the Thunder and will need to wait until the series shifts back to Utah for Game 3 for a shot to pick up a win. The Utah Jazz are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. "He is a (heck) of a player so it's going to be tough, but we feel like we can just try to make it a bit tough on him for the whole ( time ) he's out there", Utah's Joe Ingles said. Read More »

New ambassador David Haye promises an 'explosive win' over Tony Bellew

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Tony Bellew's a bum, just like David Haye ". Last time I underestimated him and overestimated myself. "Last time I was too angry, I let Bellew wind me up", he said. "I'm supposed to get knocked out in two rounds, but I'm going to shock a few more people". "We exchanged on my terms last time, we traded punches when I saw fit". Read More »

Tom Brady confirms he will play on for New England Patriots

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According to Brady , he has had a great and respectful relationship with Belichick since he was taken 199th overall by the Patriots in the 2000 NFL Draft. "I just want to support my teammates", Brady told WEEI Radio in September about the protests, per the Globe. I hate to say it: I don't follow it like I used to, because, so many other things to follow. Read More »

Sergio Ramos issues Champions League battle cry

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Benzema's latest contribution was not entirely of his own making given his second at the Santiago Bernabeu was a gift, presented after a poor backpass from Corentin Tolisso and an even worse attempt to clear by Bayern goalkeeper Sven Ulreich . Read More »

Chelsea ready to sell linchpin star to PSG for €100m

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Kante has gone on to establish a reputation as one of the world's top defensive midfielders during his spell in west London . But the 27-year-old France global is said to be happy in London and wants to continue at Chelsea with or without Champions League football next season. Read More »

Sam Presti addresses George, Donovan, Anthony, continuity in end-of-season presser

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As it turns out, the Thunder are keeping him on. Presti said they're not making plans for the team if George does not re-sign, but will be ready to make moves if that happens. Will be updated.Thunder general manager Sam Presti said coach Billy Donovan's job is safe. The players Presti traded - Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis - went on to have excellent seasons with the Pacers, with Oladipo making his first All-Star team. Read More »

Mourinho reveals Man United star is suprisingly the worst player in training

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After watching the Fellaini score a stoppage-time victor against Arsenal , Mourinho said on Sunday: "I think a player that grabs the crest after scoring is telling clearly that he wants to stay". "I always say for me they are not young or old players, is just about the quality the personality and this kid has everything that I want". "I am now thirty years old, end of contract and negotiating with Manchester United ". Read More »

US risks trade fight with Europe as sanctions delay expires

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Facing a self-imposed deadline, President Donald Trump was considering whether to permanently exempt the European Union and Mexico, Canada, Australia, Argentina and Brazil from tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on imported aluminum that his administration imposed in March. Read More »

English Premiership side Sale Sharks set to sign Jackson and Olding

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The two men were found unanimously not guilty of rape in the Belfast trial, and Jackson was also acquitted of sexual assault. " Sale Sharks can confirm there is no substance to the rumours now circulating in relation to the signing of the two worldwide rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding ", read the statement. Read More »