• John Terry defends Sunderland substitution and 'couldn't care less' about criticism
John Terry defends Sunderland substitution and 'couldn't care less' about criticism

Concern has been expressed after a bookmaker paid out thousands of pounds to three punters who wagered on the specific time of Chelsea captain John Terry's first-half substitution against Sunderland at 100-1. Terry could go out on a high if Chelsea beat Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday but he has also been linked with moves to B...

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  • Piers Morgan apologizes to Ariana Grande
Piers Morgan apologizes to Ariana Grande

In an earlier tweet he wrote, "I thought Ariana Grande was wrong to fly off after #ManchesterAttack". She was joined by several other high-profile performers, including Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams. "All we feel here tonight is love, resilience, positivity", Williams said. The singer said she had rearranged her line-up to hon...

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  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard facing spell on the sidelines after fracturing ankle
Chelsea's Eden Hazard facing spell on the sidelines after fracturing ankle

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard will miss the start of the season after returning to London for surgery on his fractured ankle. "He is expected to return to training in approximately three months", said the Premier League champions in a statement.

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  • Kevin Durant is not the best player in basketball…yet
Kevin Durant is not the best player in basketball…yet

Way more people are interested in watching this than the more evenly matched early games of Lakers-Celtics in 2008 and 2010, or Heat-Spurs in 2013 and 2014, or Mavericks-Heat in 2011. Most hoop observers feel the pace favors the Warriors, being labeled by some as the best offensive team of all time. Barring some catastrophic incident, it will be ...

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  • Warriors and Cavs fans ready for Game 3 of NBA Finals
Warriors and Cavs fans ready for Game 3 of NBA Finals

But you get a lot more from getting a ring. You know, the ones where the refs had no power to stop a bloody mess. "It doesn't make sense to me because you're kind of talking two different games, for real". "I've been playing against Kyrie for a long time now", Thompson said. "I feel like I can make any and every shot". What was so discouraging ...

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  • Pakistan's injured Wahab Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy
Pakistan's injured Wahab Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy

It led former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, to slam the current team's "clueless" batting and "abysmal fielding". "My issue is fear". It will take them, I don't know what to, get back to what they were about 15 years back. Because that's what I think our players can do. "So we are confident going into this game, without being arrogant or over...

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  • Gareth Bale 'Happy' At Real Madrid Amid Manchester United Links
Gareth Bale 'Happy' At Real Madrid Amid Manchester United Links

The Real Madrid starlet Cristiano Ronaldo is on the verge of winning the ballon d'or award for the fifth time in his career after helping his team to clinch the Champions League trophy over Juventus in the final at Cardiff stadium in Wales last night.

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  • Warriors double NBA lead
Warriors double NBA lead

We saw what happened past year. "He loves those Harleys", said Warriors forward Draymond Green . "We're plain and simple going to have to play better". Game 6 would be June 15 in Cleveland and Game 7 on June 18 in Oakland. The Warriors, however, know from past year that no matter how momentum swings, it's not over until it's over.

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  • Southampton join race for Ruben Semedo?
Southampton join race for Ruben Semedo?

Semedo's agent Cátio Baldé was interviewed by Radio TSF on Tuesday and said: "We are about to confirm the transfer of Reuben Semedo". We're hoping to close the deal today [Tuesday ]. It was reported in England and Portugal that Newcastle were firm favourites to sign the centre-back in a £15 million deal, but grew frustrated with Sporting's deman...

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  • Reds outfielder Scooter Gennett makes history with 4-home run game
Reds outfielder Scooter Gennett makes history with 4-home run game

The 27-year-old Gennett singled his first time up and then homered in four straight at-bats. "It's surreal, man, it really is", said Gennett, who went 5-for-5 and tied a Reds club record with 10 runs batted in. ATLANTA - Aaron Nola allowed one run over a career high-tying eight innings to help Philadelphia win its fourth consecutive game. W...

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  • In 0-2 hole, Cavs ignore last year's comeback
In 0-2 hole, Cavs ignore last year's comeback

The offense picked up thanks to 27 points from Kevin Love and the Cavs scored 22 more points than in the opener in a faster-paced game, but that also helped the Warriors improve their shooting from 43 percent to 52 percent as Cleveland had a weaker defensive on the floor.

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  • The Cleveland Cavaliers Must Slow The Pace Against Golden State
The Cleveland Cavaliers Must Slow The Pace Against Golden State

Love and James know there is still time, but they are keenly aware it's running out. "We literally have never once mentioned 16-0", Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Tuesday. After Game 2 he was asked about last year's comeback and if it applied this time. That's been quite evident through two games. One of the times a 2-0 ...

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  • Tyronn Lue says no major changes for Cavs for Game 3
Tyronn Lue says no major changes for Cavs for Game 3

During the regular season, the Warriors were fourth in the National Basketball Association in pace (102.24), while the Cavs were 16th (98.38). The 6-foot-6, 225-pounder scored the first three points of Game 1 and hasn't scored since. The Cavs will not make significant changes to their rotation or style. Through two games of the NBA Finals , so...

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  • Blues drop late Tuipulotu for Lions clash
Blues drop late Tuipulotu for Lions clash

Five minutes later they had the opening try of the game when Stephen Perofeta threw a brilliant 20-metre pass and wing-sensation Ioane outpaced Jack Nowell to over in the left corner. Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints/England) 6. He's a real danger man, gliding past Jack Nowell for the opening try and crossing the line on another two occasion...

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  • Improved Cavaliers still no match for Warriors
Improved Cavaliers still no match for Warriors

After his remarkable performance in Game 1, finishing with 38 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and no turnovers to lead Golden State to a victory, Durant followed that up with 33 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, three steals and five blocks in Game 2.

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  • Australia stands by Afghanistan after attack
Australia stands by Afghanistan after attack

The huge plume of smoke rising above Kabul gives a chilling sense of the carnage caused by Wednesday's truck bomb in the Afghan capital. A statement from the Ministry of Interior Affairs says it "condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack" that killed so many, including women and children.

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  • Yuvraj's innings changed the match - Kohli
Yuvraj's innings changed the match - Kohli

You just have to go and back yourself, and tell the opposition that you're here to attack", he said. Pakistan's most successful Test skipper has said that the flawed domestic structure is the reason behind Pakistan failings in 50-overs format.

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  • Dortmund secure signing of midfielder Maximilian Philipp from Freiburg
Dortmund secure signing of midfielder Maximilian Philipp from Freiburg

In this November 24, 2016 photo Ajax's Peter Bosz waits for the start of the Group G Europa League soccer match between Ajax and Panathinaikos at the ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands. They joined Dortmund on the assumption they will get a chance to play and ensuring things stay that way is vital for the club's transfer strategy, which fo...

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  • England bring in Finn as Woakes' replacement
England bring in Finn as Woakes' replacement

Fast bowler Steven Finn admits that he will use his call-up to England's Champions Trophy squad to prove a point that he should be a regular pick. "They haven't got a big 145 (kph) plus bowler or a trick spinner that some of the other teams maybe do and we can target that and go after them". "I was away from cricket coaching for a year, and...

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  • Dufner surges back to claim The Memorial
Dufner surges back to claim The Memorial

He was joined by Jamie Lovemark (69) and Justin Thomas (71). Weather interrupted play in late afternoon; Fowler led at 12-under through 12 holes. Part of this is the insane Sunday weather that prompted a pair of delays, but part of it is that the golfers involved tend to get wildly different results from round to round.

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