• Manchester United close to agreeing new contract with Marouane Fellaini
Manchester United close to agreeing new contract with Marouane Fellaini

And Mata was concerned about the 24-year-old being forced off, especially because of the impact he has had this season. Former United player Henrikh Mkhitaryan equalized in the 51st — two minutes after Lukaku hobbled off — but Arsenal's players exhausted in the final 20 minutes and Fellaini made them pay, glancing in Ashley Young's cross.

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  • Ethics experts review cricket culture after cheating scandal
Ethics experts review cricket culture after cheating scandal

They deserve that opportunity", he said. Smith, Warner (both 12 months) and Bancroft (nine months) all received bans for their part in the saga after the latter used sandpaper to alter the condition of the ball on the third day of the third test between the two nations.

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  • Jacob deGrom leaves start after four shutout innings
Jacob deGrom leaves start after four shutout innings

He added that deGrom was undergoing an MRI after the game but they wouldn't know the results until Thursday. But as it turns out, he hyperextended elbow. Harvey getting the call would spare the bullpen, since he's been pitching mop-up innings there anyway. After all, he had only thrown 46 pitches. Even before taking into account his annual part...

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  • James Harden draws foul call on ridiculous play
James Harden draws foul call on ridiculous play

But Utah stemmed that tide and took a one-point lead into the fourth quarter, where it took a team effort to stymie Houston and score enough to secure the win. "They were there when I wasn't at my best". The age old saying "don't bring a knife to a gun fight" totally applies here. Bet the Rockets -11.0 over the Jazz .

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  • Real Madrid Eye Up Champions League Final
Real Madrid Eye Up Champions League Final

Despite James Rodriguez , on loan at Bayern from Real Madrid , leveling the scores against his parent club, Bayern were unable to find a winning goal - thanks in part to some sensational goalkeeping from Keylor Navas . Benzema had been following up and gratefully steered the simplest of finishes into the empty net. Ronaldo, who got both goals ...

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  • Liverpool's Mohamed Salah Wins FWA Footballer of the Year Award
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah Wins FWA Footballer of the Year Award

NAIJ.com previously reported that In-form Liverpool star forward, Mohamed Salah has edged past Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne to be named the Football Writers' Association player of the year . Salah will head to the World Cup in Russian Federation in June to play for Egypt who have been drawn with the hosts, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay in Gro...

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  • Boston will face a much harder challenge against Philadelphia
Boston will face a much harder challenge against Philadelphia

Smart missed his first five shots. They will not have that valued home-court benefit in the best-of-seven ... at least until they win a game in Boston. Simmons relies on getting to the hoop and getting transition baskets. The Sixers are first of all playoff teams in offensive boards per game (13.2) and total rebounds per game (50).

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  • Capitals expected to deploy same lineup in Game 3 in Pittsburgh
Capitals expected to deploy same lineup in Game 3 in Pittsburgh

With Crosby and Malkin on the team, the Penguins have never lost a playoff series in which they took a two-games-to-none lead. The Capitals meanwhile tied the series at one game apiece on Sunday with a 4-1 victory. This was the only angle that clearly showed the puck. "When you blow it up, you can see the white". History, though, has told us th...

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  • 4 reasons Celtics won Game 1 despite another key injury
4 reasons Celtics won Game 1 despite another key injury

Philadelphia shot 5-26 from three, while their undermanned opponents exploded on 17-36 shots. After out-scoring the Sixers by eight in the second and shooting 48.9 percent from the field, while knocking down 7-of-16 from deep, the Celtics held a 56-45 lead heading into halftime.

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  • Royals-Red Sox 2nd Ld-Writethru
Royals-Red Sox 2nd Ld-Writethru

The Red Sox posted a rainy 10-6 victory over the Royals on Monday night, improving to 21-7 while ending the Royals' first two-game winning streak of the season and dropping them to 7-21. After Hand walked Brandon Belt on a full count to load the bases, Hundley came through with the game-winner. Rodriguez is 1-1 with a 4.98 ERA in four career star...

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  • Graeme Murty Fired as Rangers Manager amid Steven Gerrard Speculation
Graeme Murty Fired as Rangers Manager amid Steven Gerrard Speculation

Gerrard has always expressed an interest in becoming a manager and after a year as Liverpool U18s coach he clearly feels ready. Strachan spent four years as manager of Rangers' bitter rivals Celtic and he has told talkSPORT that Gerrard has no idea what he is getting himself into.

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  • After drafting Darnold, Jets have to wait a while on Day 2
After drafting Darnold, Jets have to wait a while on Day 2

It cost NY the No. 6 pick, two second-round selections this year and a second-rounder next year - a steep price to pay, but one general manager Mike Maccagnan was comfortable with. As a junior in 2017, Rosen completed 63 percent of his passes en route to 3,756 yards through the air and 26 touchdown passes against 10 picks. He should also be able to...

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  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard in Glasgow for fresh Rangers talks
Liverpool's Steven Gerrard in Glasgow for fresh Rangers talks

Goalkeeper Jak Alnwick, making his Old Firm debut, made several good saves to keep the champions at bay and leave ragged Rangers relieved they had not encountered further damage. "This will live with us for the rest of our lives", Celtic captain Scott Brown said . "To do seven in a row as well is fantastic but there is a lot more work ahead ...

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  • Semi-final key questions - Have your say on the return legs
Semi-final key questions - Have your say on the return legs

Zinedine Zidane may have won two consecutive Champions League titles but he refuses to admit a third would brand this his very own era at Real Madrid . We know we're playing the defending champions. We know Madrid want to prevent that, but I think desire can move mountains in football'. Last week's first leg was their 25th clash in the competit...

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  • Liverpool assistant manager 'quits club' after 'dispute' with Jurgen Klopp
Liverpool assistant manager 'quits club' after 'dispute' with Jurgen Klopp

In addition, Duncan Castles of the Daily Record relayed Buvac has been left unhappy at Anfield and had stopped talking with manager Jurgen Klopp having been left out of tactical briefs. In 2013, Nuri Sahin claimed that Buvac was "basically Klopp's twin" with both seeing football "in exactly the same way". In the long run, though, the impa...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Adding World Cup In May 29 Update
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Adding World Cup In May 29 Update

The update will feature the official stadiums, badges, and kits from the upcoming World Cup in Russian Federation, as well as the tournament's official match ball and trophy. Additionally, a wide variety of new features and game modes come with the update. The five African qualified teams for the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup will ea...

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  • Modi to tour Karnataka as poll campaign hots up
Modi to tour Karnataka as poll campaign hots up

Dismissing pre-poll surveys which predicted a hung assembly and projected the JD (S ) as "kingmaker", he said only after polls can such surveys have some clarity and "not at this stage". Lashing out at Chief Minister Siddharamaiah for accusing BJP of displaying a pro-hindu attitude, Simha reminded the Chief Minister that it was Indira Gandhi who i...

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  • Tottenham v Watford: Spurs can saunter to Monday night victory
Tottenham v Watford: Spurs can saunter to Monday night victory

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris saved well from Andre Gray , Abdoulaye Doucoure, and Richarlison as Watford posed problems on the counterattack. "I wanted to say [with his post semi-final comments] that the club is not going to change". Gracia managed in Spain, Greece and Russian Federation before being appointed at Vicarage Road but he cam...

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  • Buffalo Bills draft quarterback Josh Allen of Wyoming
Buffalo Bills draft quarterback Josh Allen of Wyoming

ESPN reported the tweets were removed from Allen's account when it was vetted in January. Allen has yet to flash that ability, which should be a major concern. "There were no malintentions with those tweets". What's said is said. Fortunately for me, it happened at (pick) seven. "I'm not gonna be ignorant enough to assume that he understands the [...

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  • J&K: 2 Hizbul terrorists killed in gunfight with security forces
J&K: 2 Hizbul terrorists killed in gunfight with security forces

As earlier reported, on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists, the joint team of Army, Special Operations Group of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Drabgam village early this morning. Hundreds had thronged the streets and engaged the forces in clashes in a bid to distract them and give the milit...

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