• Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland tomorrow, says Gareth Southgate
Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland tomorrow, says Gareth Southgate

We just have to go out and impose ourselves a bit more, but we don't feel overawed by this at all. One of Gordon Strachan's strongest cards was the abundance of Celtic players, men who had not experienced defeat in any domestic match during a season that saw them scoop a clean sweep of the Scottish honours.

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  • Cavs stay alive with victory in Game 4
Cavs stay alive with victory in Game 4

Cleveland clinched 3 consecutive victories to take the championship away and become the first-ever team in the National Basketball Association to come back from a 3-to-1 deficit. "We have been physical, we haven't turned the ball over, and we have shared the ball". "I think it was we played a desperate team on their home floor, a great team, with ...

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  • Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on NZ tour
Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on NZ tour

I think if we tighten up in a couple of areas to maintain that pressure we can get that momentum back. "We have improved from the opening game with the time we have spent together and we will improve again before Saturday". The tourists continued to attack and were rewarded when Munster's CJ Stander powered his way over from a line-ut drive aft...

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  • Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof
Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

The night started with a catfish throw. The Penguins are trying to become the first team to win the Stanley Cup in consecutive seasons in almost two decades since Detroit repeated in 1997 and 1998. Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins looked like the defending Stanley Cup Champions on Thursday night with a dominant 6-0 victory over the Na...

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  • Cavaliers set NBA Finals record for most points in a half
Cavaliers set NBA Finals record for most points in a half

But history turned to infamy when they blew a 3-1 lead to the Cavaliers, the biggest collapse in NBA Finals history. Kevin Love has 14 points, Kyrie Irving has 11 and the Cavaliers lead Golden State 49-33 after one quarter of Game 4 on Friday night.

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  • JR Smith denies he tweeted 'Cavs in 7,' Cleveland police dis Warriors
JR Smith denies he tweeted 'Cavs in 7,' Cleveland police dis Warriors

Unlike in the first two games at Oracle Arena, Cleveland hung in there with Golden State and even led for a good portion of the second half, but it wasn't because of defense. Durant was heavily criticized for not sticking it out with Westbrook and the Thunder, the franchise with which he played his first nine years. But that wasn't the wa...

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  • Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals
Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

The Japanese team, skippered by Dean Barker, led the Swedish side 3-1 at one point but lost steam in the best-of-nine challenger series on Bermuda's Great Sound. Artemis had been almost ideal in Race 2, leading wire-to-wire and staying on its hydrofoils the whole way. In the first race, Artemis had the lead but Outteridge crossed the course bound...

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  • Liverpool backs off van Dijk after Southampton threats
Liverpool backs off van Dijk after Southampton threats

But has shown enough quality that Liverpool are willing to break the bank for the defender as they get ready for a return to the UEFA Champions League . Carragher took to Twitter and exclusively blamed the person at Liverpool Football Club who fed the news to the local press. But will be with LFC for feeding that fact to press'.

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  • NBA Finals Interrupted By Bizarre Controversy
NBA Finals Interrupted By Bizarre Controversy

The Cavs sealed the game after back-to-back three-pointers with three minutes left in the game put them back up by more than 20 points. LeBron James had 31 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. One fundamental difference from the first three games of the series: Cleveland worked relentlessly to create quality three-point opportunities. "We would ...

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  • Russian Federation concerned about aggravated relations between Arab countries, Qatar - Lavrov
Russian Federation concerned about aggravated relations between Arab countries, Qatar - Lavrov

After the flare-up, Russian President Vladimir Putin "reaffirmed Russia's principled position in favour of settling crises by political and diplomatic means, through dialogue" in a phone call with the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

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  • Golden State Warriors Set Longest Winning Streak in North American Major Sports
Golden State Warriors Set Longest Winning Streak in North American Major Sports

A victory in Game 4 on Friday night would give them a clean sweep of the National Basketball Association postseason. Forgive the Golden State Warriors if they stubbornly focus on winning the National Basketball Association crown instead of the chance they become the first champion with an undefeated playoff charge.

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  • Cavs halt Warriors perfect post-season, party in Game 4
Cavs halt Warriors perfect post-season, party in Game 4

The Warriors got no closer than 11 points after halftime. The Warriors had swept their first three series and were 48 minutes away from a party they've been planning for a year. The Warriors are no longer unbeaten in the playoffs, but James said they still have the Cavaliers where they want them. "When we're making shots and playing with pa...

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  • Penguins rout Predators 6-0 in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final
Penguins rout Predators 6-0 in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final

The Penguins scored in the ensuing 4-on-4 to go up 3-0 and take momentum into Nashville for Game 6 on Sunday night. "Nobody feels good leaving the building playing the way we did". Saros hardly fared any better. There was the slick blind backhand pass to Conor Sheary just 1:19 into the second period that made it 4-0. No unsportsmanlike penalty wa...

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  • French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day
French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day

Yes, she was ranked only 47th. "Can she become a serial Grand Slam champion?" And yes, she was trying to become the first woman in almost four decades to make a Grand Slam title the first tour-level triumph of her career. Three years ago was something new, so now I know. "Actually, it's something I can not understand". She is the first unseeded...

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  • Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament
Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament

Not all of these problems would be solved by May standing aside for a new Tory leader - or perhaps even Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the unlikely event that he is able to form a broader loose alliance with other progressive parties.

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  • Cavaliers force Game 5 with romp over Warriors
Cavaliers force Game 5 with romp over Warriors

The Cavs also shut down the Warriors transition game, allowing only 7 fast-break points when they averaged 33 through the first three games. The odds against the Cavaliers winning four straight games are almost insurmountable - as in no team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit in the NBA Finals .

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  • Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton matches record with blistering pole lap
Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton matches record with blistering pole lap

To mark his success in equalling Senna's record - leaving only Schumacher's record 68 poles to beat - Hamilton was presented with one of Senna's helmets after the session, on behalf of the Senna family. "To match him and receive this is the greatest honour". An emotional Hamilton said: "I am shaken". Senna, also a triple champion, died in a cra...

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  • 5 takeaways from Game 4 in 2017 NBA Finals
5 takeaways from Game 4 in 2017 NBA Finals

I'll be sitting up here lying saying that I didn't see it", Kyrie Irving said of some of the trash talk coming from Golden State. Yes, in order for the Golden State Warriors to collapse this season, all those scenarios must take place.

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  • 'Stan the Man' vs. 9-time champ Nadal in French Open final
'Stan the Man' vs. 9-time champ Nadal in French Open final

Described as "scary" by three-times former grand slam champion Mats Wilander, Wawrinka will not be taking a backwards step when play commences on Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday when the temperatures are expected to soar into the 80s. No one go on the court thinking he has no pressure. When Wawrinka hit a reflex volley passing victor to a corne...

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  • Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals
Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals

On Thursday, Green, whose suspension from last year's Game 5 for hitting James in the groin helped swing the series to Cleveland , said he was looking forward to celebrating on Cleveland's home floor for the second time in three years. A James 3-pointer put Cleveland ahead 115-96 entering the fourth quarter. LeBron, as he often does, gave the ...

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