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Tiger Woods to play Open Championship

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Woods , a 14-time major champion, has played seven times this year on his comeback after a successful spinal fusion operation last April, with a tie for second at the Valspar Championship his best result. The Open's official website announced on Wednesday that Woods , a three-time victor of the Claret Jug , plans to play in Scotland after missing the previous two editions of the event at Royal Troon and Royal Birkdale . Read More »

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can losing fight to feature in Champions League final

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The home side only had 34% of possession during the first half but looked comfortable defending against a Liverpool attack which has been in deadly form of late. After experiencing fluctuating fortunes at the start of his Chelsea career, the Germany worldwide has blossomed with regular appearances and has certainly been one of the club's success stories in this hard season. Read More »

Zidane focused on LaLiga and not injuries ahead of Champions League final

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So, news is that Ronaldo is fit and he is willing to play the match and he will surely play. There is still a chance that the 24-year-old will be fit enough to begin light training at Melwood next week, which would give him nearly two weeks to prove himself to manager Jurgen Klopp before the final against Real Madrid in Kiev on May 26. Read More »

Roquan Smith has Bears-issued iPad, other items stolen from vehicle

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However, over the past few hours, someone took that away from him by wrongfully taking these items from his property in Athens. Smith's aunt Shaquwanda Baker tweeted about what had happened Saturday afternoon, saying in part, "There were a lot of items taken but none more dear to his heart than his UGA jerseys and helmet". Read More »

Neymar in talks with Real Madrid

The player has always been on the radar of the Bernabéu outfit ever since the time when, as a child he trained with Real Madrid for two weeks and was close to being sold for a paltry 60,000-euro fee. The 26-year-old, who returned to Paris last week to begin his final recovery phase from foot surgery, is reportedly less than happy with life at Parc des Princes. Read More »

X-rays negative for Jazz star Donovan Mitchell

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His Rockets teammates saw it a little differently. When Chris Paul joined the Houston Rockets , expectations were through the roof that the future Hall of Fame guard would make his first trip to the Conference Finals. But, Paul's offense (18 in the fourth quarter) and the Rockets team defense was enough to get the Rockets out of the second round and on a likely collision course with the Golden State Warriors. Read More »

New Orleans Saints: Running back Ingram fighting four-game suspension

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NFL Network National Insider Ian Rapoport tweeted a statement from David W. Jones, an attorney for VIP Sports Management representing Ingram as he appeals the suspension, which was handed down on May 8. Ingram is coming off his second Pro Bowl season for the Saints. The rumors were swirling earlier this year that the Saints would try to trade him as he enters the final year of his contract, but with a four-game suspension looming that might make that task a bit more hard. Read More »

Banco Bradesco (BBD) Downgraded by ValuEngine

The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $12.20. Banco Bradesco Sa (NYSE: BBD)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $17.37 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 3.22. Prince Street Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Banco Bradesco S A ( BBD ) by 14.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane Comments On Cristiano Ronaldo Injury As Liverpool Final Looms

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Ronaldo was injured 15 minutes into the 2-2 draw at the Camp Nou when he was caught by Barcelona defender Gerard Pique while scoring his team's first goal . "I think they will all be fine for the final - Cristiano , Isco, Carvajal", Zidane said . Real Madrid will move above Atletico Madrid into second place if they win their game in hand on Wednesday night, but Zidane is expecting a tough test. Read More »

Kompany: KDB deserved PotY, but Salah award is 'important'

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De Bruyne needed to accept second place on each events. "How can you take away from Mo Salah what he's achieved?" "He's an African player, which I'm happy about as well", Kompany told CNN Sport. He added: "Last season we developed a similar game, we played really well". The 32-year-old has just one year remaining on his current contract and there has no move as yet to extend that deal. Read More »

Google announces updates to Photos, Assistant, Gmail

In its phone call with the restaurant, where it was too busy to book a reservation, Google Assistant was able to naturally respond to questions and remarks made in a thick accent. Now Google Lens is getting some major updates, arriving in the cameras of many major smartphones and new features like "Smart Text Selection" and " Style Match ". Read More »

Rahul, Rayudu picked for England ODIs, Rahane dropped

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the ODI and T20I squads for the upcoming tour to Ireland and England . Kohli will be in England through June to play six matches for Surrey and will miss the one-off Test against Afghanistan to be played from June 14 in Bengaluru . Read More »

Everton Star Wayne Rooney in 'Serious Talks' With DC United

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While he remains Everton's top scorer this term, Rooney has not found the net in nearly five months and his return to his boyhood club did not prove as fruitful as the forward would have hoped. Rooney has scored 10 times in the league for Everton this season but the last of those goals came in a 3-1 victory over Swansea on December 18 . Read More »

Zidane gives injury update on Ronaldo ahead of Champions League final

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Subsequently, Ronaldo was forced to limp off the field as Madrid went on to secure a 2-2 draw against 10-man Barcelona after Gareth Bale struck in the 72nd minute to cancel out Lionel Messi's superb individual effort in the 52nd minute. Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane initially eased those fears, claiming the injury was only a sprain and that it would be unlikely for him to miss the final . Read More »

Paine to lead in ODIs only

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Meanwhile, CA chief selector Trevor Hohns further said Paine's appointment as ODI skipper was not permanent. However, Aaron Finch will lead the team in Twenty20 for a one-off match against England and a subsequent tour of Zimbabwe. "He has shown excellent all-round skills at the first-class level, particularly with the ball in the Big Bash". "The NSP (National selection panel) hold Jack in high regard as young player on the rise", said Mark Waugh, the National T20 Selector. Read More »

Mitchell shoulders blame for Jazz loss

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But Paul, who matched his scoring high for this playoff run, hit a pull-up jumper and found Trevor Ariza for a 3-pointer to put the Rockets back up by double digits and they never looked back. "We haven't been as connected as we should've been", Mitchell said. "We missed 22 shots at the rim". "Our defense was superb". "We were hitting shots all over the place, kept the crowd out of it". Read More »

Liverpool owner John Henry excited by Jurgen Klopp's Champions League progress

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Chelsea face Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge tomorrow before ending the season with an away game at Newcastle. The situation is very intense for the boys. "It is the same for Tottenham". "Hopefully they all came through the game against Chelsea then one week is fantastic". "For sure there is a bit of disappointment because this season we dropped many points in a stupid way", Conte said. Read More »

Javier Baez (groin) absent from Cubs' lineup on Tuesday

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Dietrich tried to run over Caratini after the ball easily beat him to the plate. There were no ejections, either. Mazzoni worked the ninth against the Marlins. Kris Bryant belted a two-run homer off Garcia in the first, Javier Baez tagged a three-run shot off him in the third, and Ian Happ polished him off with a two-run blast in the fourth, Garcia's final inning. Read More »

Charlotte Hornets To Announce New Head Coach

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Borrego made a strong impression on Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak , according to ESPN . The Spurs staff has drawn considerable interest this spring from teams looking for head coaches. However, he did serve as an interim coach with the Orlando Magic late in 2015-16 season after Jacque Vaughn was sacked. Kupchak fried Steve Clifford as head coach a few days later. Read More »

Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson reveals latest Premier League predictions

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Celebrate City's Premier League win by picking up some official merchandise from the Champions range! This year, however, Spurs sit 23 points behind champions Manchester City , who are on the verge of a record-breaking season. "I'm very focused on the present, to do the job in the best way for the players and the fans", said Conte. The only way to put a bit of pressure is to get three points in every game. Read More »

Manchester United Agrees To Sign Lazio Player For £80 Million

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The former Chelsea striker, who now represents his Serbian compatriot, claims a number of top European clubs are interested in his client but none have an agreement. 'The Biancocelesti have the opportunity to get their best result of recent years by qualifying for the Champions League . United will be in the looking for a new central midfielder this summer with Michael Carrick retiring, and the futures of Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini uncertain. Read More »

Klopp plays down transfer deals for Fekir, Dembele

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Nabil Fékir has reached a 5 year contract agreement with the Reds already. The 20-year-old has claimed two goals and six assists in that time, which isn't a bad return, but the newspaper claims that Barcelona are considering whether to cut their losses on a player who arrived for £135.5 million last summer. Read More »

Lahiri eyes redemption at Players Championship

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He missed the cut at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans two weeks ago and didn't play last week, but he said he's feeling pretty good heading into the Players on a course he loves. "I've already decided I'll hit 2-iron off that tee regardless of the pin and regardless of the wind". "It's easy to get burned out in a position that you're in the spotlight. Read More »

PSG lift fourth straight French Cup, sweep major domestic glories

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However, 2-0 was how the score remained at the full-time whistle as PSG add the French Cup to the Ligue 1 title and League Cup success this season. PSG attacking and dominating possession in these early stages, as you'd expect. Thiago Silva ball in the box, Mbappé imposes his head but does not catch the frame. Les Herbiers had gained worldwide attention following their 10-game French Cup run, which started in front of 217 fans in October and ended in front of 73,772 at the Stade de France. Read More »

Kei Nishikori loses to Novak Djokovic in first round at Madrid Open

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However, on Monday in the first round of the Madrid Open he proved that he still has the skill to win big matches and should be considered a threat for the upcoming Roland Garros. He lost to Rafael Nadal in the 2014 final when a back injury forced him to retire in the third set. "I'm glad that match went my way, but it could have gone his way as well". Read More »

Ailing Donovan Mitchell watches Jazz's elimination from bench

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The Jazz scored the next seven points, highlighted by a 3-pointer from Royce O'Neale, before Paul made eight quick points to push Houston's lead to 105-96 with about three minutes left. His previous career-best in the playoffs was 35 points, which he accomplished three times. Houston will meet the victor of the series between Golden State and New Orleans, which the Warriors lead 3-1. Read More »

Remember Where Tottenham Hotspur Came From - Mauricio Pochettino On Club Development

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Spurs, who host Newcastle at Wembley on Wednesday, now occupy the final Champions League qualifying spot, but have seen a 10-point lead over Chelsea in fifth reduced to just two over the past four matches. "We need to be excited about this position at the end of the season". Mauricio Pochettino has issued the rallying cry for his Tottenham team to finish the campaign with two victories which will secure another top-three finish. Read More »

Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'Barcelona working on Samuel Umtiti deal'

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Griezmann, Atletico's prized asset, has been heavily linked with a move to the Nou Camp in the summer with reports in Spain suggesting Barcelona are prepared to pay the forward's £88million release clause. He's left his future beyond this season up in the air, though, and said last week that he's waiting on the result of talks with Atletico before deciding his future amid the constant speculation. Read More »

Yaya Toure: Man City legend deserves the flawless send-off tomorrow - Pep Guardiola

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The Ivorian will then feature in his last ever match wearing the famous light blue of the Citizens on Sunday, as Pep Guardiola's men travel to strugglers Southampton in the final game of the season. "I am not going to judge Yaya for what happened this season, maybe I was wrong in my decision, I don't know". "His behaviour has been good. I have, maybe, two more years at a high level". Read More »

Jays closer Roberto Osuna charged with one count of assault

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The incident took place in Toronto, where the Blue Jays are home, with an off day yesterday. No details about the incident were available, but the Toronto Sun reports he is scheduled to appear in court on June 18. "We got a few guys who can do it. (Tyler) Clippard, ( Ryan) Tepera can do it, (Seung Hwan) Oh can do it. Ax (John Axford) can even do it". Under the policy, Major League Baseball can place a player on paid administrative leave for up to seven days while it investigates. Read More »

UFC & Walt Disney Reach Deal, ESPN+ Getting Exclusive UFC Content

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Terms of the agreement were not released, but SportsBusiness Daily reported ESPN will pay $150 million a year for five years for the digital rights to UFC events. "This agreement shows the commitment we have to delivering fans the very best across our entire platform". In the meantime, is this a good deal for you, fight fans? It also buys the UFC time to negotiate the linear TV agreement, according to WME-IMG co-President Mark Shapiro, a former ESPN executive. Read More »

Saints RB Mark Ingram Suspended 4 Games For Violating NFL's PED Policy

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Ingram, the 2009 Heisman Trophy victor from Alabama, has been terrific in the pros, averaging 1,359 total yards and nine touchdowns over the last four seasons (2014-17). The New Orleans Saints' loss has become the Atlanta Falcons' gain. This is going to be a blow to the Saints, who have clearly gone to a run-first offense and taken pressure an aging Drew Brees. Read More »

Cavaliers won't suspend or fine Rodney Hood

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But he apparently had the chance to. The Athletic reported that Hood angered his teammates and others in the organization when he declined coach Tyronn Lue's request to replace LeBron James with 7:38 left and the Cavs leading by 30. A number of veterans huddled around him during the timeout and tried talking sense into him, but Hood still refused to go, so Jose Calderon subbed into the game instead. Read More »

Manziel Hospitalized after Medication Adjustment

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The former Cleveland Browns quarterback was in the area to attend the JMBLYA festival with some friends. Manziel revealed in February he had bipolar disorder. It's unclear if the medication that landed him in the hospital is connected to that diagnosis . "At the end of the day, I can't help that my wires are a little bit differently crossed than yours", Manziel said . Read More »

Confirms! Cristiano Ronaldo to undergo tests on his ankle injury

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Dutchman Bjorn Kuipers will referee the Europa League final between Olympique de Marseille and Atletico Madrid, which would be played on May 16 in Lyon, France. We will look tomorrow and see what damage has been done, he is a little bit anxious (about Kiev) but says it's something minor. "The ankle is stable". Read More »

Boston Bruins lose four In A Row And Their Season Is Over

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And the Bruins' dominance over Tampa in the regular season sowed enough artificial hope to hide the sobering reality that the Lightning are simply the better, deeper team - and were always far closer to hoisting the Cup. The Bruins' epic run to the playoffs this season turned out to be something of a mirage. Following the Komarov incidents, Marchand denied reports that the NHL had asked him to stop licking players, which the league later confirmed . Read More »

Warriors and Rockets take 3-1 series leads

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Yes, the 3-point shooting has lacked at 28.1 percent, but since Durant is also totaling 8.1 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game, that can be forgiven. Instead, the Pelicans came out flat and were steamrolled in Game 4, putting their proverbial backs to the wall. Read More »

Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto Blue Jays 5-3

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Beating out the throw to first by hustling down the first base line, Diaz rolled his ankle on the bag and had to exit the game via wheelchair. Between injuries, umpires and misplays, the Toronto Blue Jays have experienced their share of frustration in recent days, and it showed when manager John Gibbons got tossed for the second game in a row after arguing a balk call on Ryan Tepera that put the potential winning run into scoring position for the Tampa Bay Rays . Read More »

Ballymena boss Jeffrey in best wishes for Sir Alex Ferguson recovery

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Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the top players in his game, claiming victory many times managing Manchester United over the years. News of Ferguson's brain haemorrhage led to an outpouring of support for the manager who led United to 13 Premier League , two Champions League and 23 other trophies during his 26-year stint at United He finally retired in 2013. Read More »